Category: MUSIC

Aug 11, 2009

Coldplay – Strawberry Swing Music Video | Directed by Shynola

Coldplay – Strawberry Swing Music Video | Directed by Shynola

Strawberry Swing is an audio-visual delight. An uplifting song by Coldplay, complimented beautifully with a stunning concept by visual artists Shynola. Lyrics and details on the making of after the vid, enjoy! Some highlights from a Q & A with Shynola below: Had you had this idea up your sleeves for a while, or was…

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Jul 25, 2009

Wu-Tang Clan – Da Mystery of Chessboxin’ Lego Music Video

Wu-Tang Clan – Da Mystery of Chessboxin’ Lego Music Video

Thanks to Tonewise for sending me this link yesterday. It’s a Lego remake of the classic rap video Da Mystery of Chessboxin’ by the Wu-Tang Clan. Released in November of 1993, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) was one of the seminal albums of 90s east coast hip hop. Definitely one of the first groups that…

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Jul 19, 2009

Jay-Z: Friend or Foe Music Video

Jay-Z: Friend or Foe Music Video

Old-school classic from my favourite rapper Jay-Z. This music video is from the film Streets is Watching released in 1998. It features the tracks Friend or Foe off Reasonable Doubt, and Friend or Foe ’98 off In My Lifetime Volume 1. Streets is Watching was one of those straight-to-video films that loosely tied together a…

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Jun 20, 2009

The Roots – What They Do | Lyrics, Audio, and Music Video

The Roots – What They Do | Lyrics, Audio, and Music Video

I love this track and love this group. Classic material from 1996, with the infamous Rap Video Manual music video included! 13 years later, one wonders how much the ‘manual’ has changed? Wikipedia blurb: The 1996 release Illadelph Halflife was the group’s first album to crack the Top 40 on the Billboard 200 chart, spurred…

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May 23, 2009

Pink Floyd – Time (Dark Side of the Moon) | Timeless Tracks

Pink Floyd – Time (Dark Side of the Moon) | Timeless Tracks

There are certain songs I will never outgrow and this will always be one of my favourite tracks of all time. Found some great tidbits from the Wikipedia article, see below for a collection of information on this timeless track: – It is the fourth track from Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon…

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