Wander over to http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/, and you’ll find that auteur Chris Milk and Grammy-darlings The Arcade Fire have, arguably, released one of the most interesting and technically provocative music videos of the 21st century. Showing off the capabilities of HTML5 (Web 3.0?), the piece exhibits a rather exciting distaste for the boundaries of normal media-players (youtube, Vimeo, etc.)–it utilizes, instead, a veritable collage of pop-up windows, and impressively integrates high-res video and CGI with satellite data pulled directly from Google.
Perhaps the only downside is that the experience is, indeed, processor intensive. Here’s a capture of the whole thing if you’re like me and your 5-year-old macbook chokes on this sort of thing: