My new friend and co-worker, RJay is the senior web designer at Local Wisdom. The guy knows technology, design and just generally has good taste.
Both of us are frequently skeptical of Flash animations; they are usually pretty hokey.
This one most certainly is not (Once you are on the page, it takes a moment to fully load. It’s worth the wait):
The song is called Soytuaire, and the artist is Labuat. I don’t think I’m overselling this when I say that the combination of the stunning music, beautiful design and incredibly innovative Flash coding demonstrates how programming can become art.
I find the whole thing quite mesmerizing.