Tag: music

Oct 29, 2014

Musician Plays Beethoven for Rescued Group of Old and Injured Elephants

Musician Plays Beethoven for Rescued Group of Old and Injured Elephants

Musician Paul Barton took his piano to the mountains of Kanchanaburi, Thailand to play for some very old, injured and handicapped elephants, especially a blind elephant named Plara (immediately behind the piano). For those curious, all the keys are made from synthetic plastic material. The song is Slow movement (2) from Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata…

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Oct 29, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe Raps ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ on Jimmy Fallon

Daniel Radcliffe Raps ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ on Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy challenges hip-hop lover Daniel Radcliffe to rap Blackalicious’ tongue-twisting “Alphabet Aerobics,” and he nails it. You’re a lyrical wizard Harry! You can hear the original song below (released in 1999) with motion typography added to highlight the tongue-twisting lyrics.

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Oct 27, 2014

OK Go’s Latest Video Features Drones, Unicycles and Lots of Umbrellas

OK Go’s Latest Video Features Drones, Unicycles and Lots of Umbrellas

They are probably the only band better known for their music videos than their actual music. It’s a tough reputation to break, especially when each new music video is such a visual feast. In their latest release, I Won’t Let You Down, the band uses self-balancing unicycles, hundreds of umbrellas and drones with cameras…

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Oct 17, 2014

Guy Starts Awesome Dance Party on a Train in Perth

Guy Starts Awesome Dance Party on a Train in Perth

Peter Sharp gave these commuters an unexpected surprise when he started dancing by himself, encouraging anyone that wanted to join to get up off their seat. Once a few people joined in on the fun it was only a matter of time before the whole train car was rocking. Songs played were: I Feel…

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Oct 16, 2014

This 11-Year-Old Girl’s Dance Routine is Bananas

This 11-Year-Old Girl’s Dance Routine is Bananas

Watch 11-year-old Adi Malcolm perform an amazing dance routine to “Higher” by Mark Rosas. For those curious, the dance technique in the video is often referred to as animation with elements of gliding, floating, puppet, strobing, waving and robot (all of which are open to interpretation). Ultimately, it’s just a talented person grooving to…

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Oct 14, 2014

This Dramatic Reading of Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda Shows How Ridiculous the Lyrics Are

This Dramatic Reading of Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda Shows How Ridiculous the Lyrics Are

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics Ian Martin decided to do a dramatic reading of Nicki Minaj’s song Anaconda, after he heard that his 12-year old niece and all of her friends were listening to the song. He said he made it for his Mom so she could hear how inappropriate the lyrics were for young…

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Oct 8, 2014

Bass Guitarist Shreds Guitar Solo. Face Melts

Bass Guitarist Shreds Guitar Solo. Face Melts

Watch bass guitarist Larry Williams of the Mike Wheeler Band absolutely shred his guitar solo at the Taste of Westmont in Illinois on 7 July 2012. The face melting starts at 4:18.

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Oct 5, 2014

Woman Sings Two Different Notes at the Same Time

Woman Sings Two Different Notes at the Same Time

Vocalist Anne-Maria Hefele demonstrates her remarkable overtone singing ability in this informative video. Overtone singing is a voice technique where it seems like one person sings two notes at the same time. This is achieved by manipulating the resonances (or formants) created as air travels from the lungs, past the vocal folds, and out…

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Sep 29, 2014

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

Nathan Shields is an illustrator, math teacher and self-proclaimed ‘professional dad’ to two wonderful kids. As a way to entertain them he began creating pancake art. It’s creative, delicious and fun for the kids, what more could you want? Here’s the Beatles as pancakes set to an instrumental cover of “Something” by The Beatles…

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Sep 23, 2014

Watch These Dancers Waltz on the Side of a Building

Watch These Dancers Waltz on the Side of a Building

Bandaloop dancers Amelia Rudolph and Roel Seeber take vertical choreography to new heights on Oakland’s City Hall during the Art + Soul Festival. Music is “Hopeless Romantic” by William Ryan Fritch.

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