August 15, 2009
Liam Lynch explains the origin of the video, but what was Dan Deacon thinking as he recorded the audio? Of all the free MP3 downloads he offers, Two Friends from the Acorn Master album may be the most, um, listenable. Thanks to daily songsmith Corey B (Corey Blanchette) for the tip.
April 18, 2009
Elton John and Bernie Taupin wrote it, but William Shatner did it best. Watch the video now and download the MP3 for future enjoyment. Thanks to Vasken for pointing out the video.
November 15, 2008
DGENERATE NATION – Skate With Me from DGENETICS on Vimeo.
August 29, 2008
I love remixes, mashups, and covers. I love it when bad songs get good covers, I love it more when it’s a bad cover. I’m a fan of Coverville and I get excited every time I find yet another version of Smells Like Teen Spirit (hey, this is just a sampling: lullaby version, Patti Smith, […]
August 15, 2008
Not every song Johnny Cash has covered turned to gold (see Personal jesus), but Hurt is magic.
April 6, 2007
I’m one of those guys who almost never actually hears the lyrics to the music that’s playing constantly. Then somebody covers the song in a beautiful-but-ridiculous way, and I finally clue to them. Example: Tori Amos’ cover of Smells Like Teen Spirit. Now I hear Alanis’ interpretation of The Black Eyed Peas My Humps, and […]
January 19, 2007
The above circulated a while ago, but I post it today to recognize this special ALA Midwinter edition of Casual Fridays. And while I’m not suggesting libraries will or should become 21st century dance halls, Lichen’s title, “1.0 -> 2.0, the video” has some resonance here. And on the theme of music videos that tell […]
September 22, 2006
While looking up Bonobo — who is soon to have a new album out — I discovered not only some videos of his tunes, but also a path leading to videos from other Nijna Tune artists, including this goodie from Kid Koala. electronica, fender bender, Kid Koala, music, video
March 9, 2006
You might think Lene Alexandra may be trying to break into the American market with this video, but the 25 year old Norwegian native, model, and reality TV show veteran announced she’s just getting started: In 2007, after four years of work for C+C Records, I got myself my first record deal, and I’m sooo […]