Monday, November 03, 2008

Literal Video: Tears For Fears "Head Over Heels"


I'm really digging these literal videos popping on YouTube, which are faithfully dubbed music videos where the lyrics are just about what's going on in the video itself.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Jonathan Coulton on Yahoo!


Jonathan Coulton has broken out into the semi-mainstream with an article about him on Yahoo News! Nifty.

Who is Jonathan Coulton, you ask? Well, he's a great geeky singer/songwriter I've written about before who got his start through the Internet and is now touring.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The Orb, Little Fluffy Clouds, and now Little Grey Clouds


The first ambient techno electronica CD I ever listened to was back at PENN (circa 1990), at the new CD store in Houston Hall at its listening bar. The title of the album intrigued me "The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Underworld" and right away I was hooked by the first track called "Little Fluffy Clouds." It has a processed sample of Levar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek TNG) interviewing Ricky Lee Jones, asking her about the skies in her childhood.

Last night on KCRW I heard an hysterical parody version called "Little Grey Clouds":

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Monday, April 16, 2007

Parody: What if the Beatles were Irish?



I laugh hysterically when I watch this. John O'Lennon, Paul McCartney, George O'Harrison and Ringo.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Pachelbel Rant


Over a million views of this so far. Have you seen it?
I have, and now Pacelbel's Canon is stuck in my head too!

From memepool

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