Posts by Emma Taggart

December 10, 2018

Musicians Perform Incredible Cover of Toto’s ‘Africa’ Using Traditional Japanese Instruments

Toto’s “Africa” is possibly one of the most frequently covered songs since its original release in 1982, but this rendition using traditional Japanese instruments might just be the most unique arrangement yet. Produced by Japan’s public broadcasting corporation NHK for their Blends TV series, the video shows three talented female musicians effortlessly performing an epic Asian version of the ‘80s classic.

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December 7, 2018

40+ Beautiful Portraits of All the Different Personalities Dogs Have

Many dog owners would agree that there’s no other friend quite like a faithful canine. This includes 21-year-old Czech Republic-based traveler and dog photographer Kristýna Kvapilová who spends her spare time exploring the world with her beautiful 7-year-old Australian Shepherd, Charlie. Come rain, snow, or shine, the adventurous duo never miss out on exploring what Mother Nature has to offer, always with Kvapilová’s trusty Canon 5D Mark IV camera in hand.

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December 5, 2018

Artist Handwrites Entire Scripts to Create Unique Portraits of Movie Characters

Many art mediums require plenty of patience and concentration, but artist Mike Matola shows a whole new level of creative endurance. He creates pop-culture posters by handwriting entire scripts and song lyrics to form the images. By drawing upon the positive and negative space, each silhouetted word art portrait is brought to life, line by line. Matola’s collection of typography posters include handwritten depictions of popular actors, musicians, and fictional characters.

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