One of the great advantages of the Web is the fact that a little-known artist like Oren Lavie can get his music noticed via the viral spread of a lovely and technologically impressive music video. The stop-motion wonderment that is the video for his song "Her Morning Elegance" is totally mesmerizing. It was shot in all stills, so thousands of photos from a camera hanging over the bed had to be edited together to create this little gem. There's one part in which the woman is swimming with socks on her mattress and it's just so cool-looking! And I love the song.
As for Oren, he's an Israeli musician and playwright, and his music is reminiscent of Nick Drake — melancholy with a dash of whimsy. You can listen to tracks from his newest album for free at his website. To watch the neato video,