Tag: Video

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Riit for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, June 21, is National Indigenous Peoples Day here in Canada and what is driving my creativity today is this amazing Inuk musician: Riit. Coming to us from Panniqtuq, Nunavut, Riit’s cover of AWOLNATION’s “Sail” is living on repeat, rent free in my head right now. This is a case


MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Everything That I Can’t Run Away From

Happy Victoria Day Long Weekend Monday for those of you who live in Commonwealth countries. And happy plain old Monday for those of you who don’t. This installment of the Monday Music Video has a lot going on so buckle up. Our destination today is the new Bacxwash video for


MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: Within The Bones An Echo Aches

The Monday Music Video is back after a couple of weeks off and the Engine has a great one for you! It’s not often enough that I get to promote a new music video from a friend. In fact, I think this actually the first time. I think I need

Run the Jewels 4 Album cover downloaded from their site at runthejewels.com

MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: All Oppression’s Born of Lies

One of the clearest manifestations of my privilege is that I have the ability, and the permission, to “turn off” when when “things get too much.” It has been an emotionally overwhelming week as twitter shows us video after video of police abusing their power and abusing protestors. As a

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MONDAY MUSIC VIDEO: At Night, Like You, We Dance To Be Free

I debated not posting anything this week. There is so much going on that it seems almost juvenile to talk about music videos when so many people are fighting for their very right to exist. But it is precisely in times like these that we need art – to comfort


Mondays kind of suck. So let’s try to make them suck less by sharing music videos. This week I’m kicking off what I intend to be a regular feature, the Monday Music Video. I love music, and I love movies, so of course, little movies set to music are right

Before it was a book…

…it was a blog. Well, to be precise, I was in the middle of writing the book when I came up with the idea for the blog. If Lunatic Engine was a good name for a book, why wouldn’t it be a good name for a blog? And what better

Perfume Genius is a Genius – and WeTransfer is okay too.

This is my new favourite thing! Back in July, Perfume Genius, working with WeTransfer, a commercial large file upload tool, invited fans to upload videos of themselves dancing to “Wreath.” Mr. Genius (Mike Hadreas) promised to reward his favourite dancer with a cover of their favourite song and other treats.

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