, you say? Unaccompanied m onophonic sacred song
Generate an atmosphere of monastic contemplation, is it?
Ah, go on so.
– a customisable Gregorian chant generator Gregorian Voices
Port Geal by T hatchers Of The Acropolis, what sez:
The name Port Geal means Bright Tune or, if you’re feeling that way inclined, Bright Harbour. The track is a mix of electronica, rock and sean-nós and was inspired by the song Gille Mear made famous by Ó Riada’s Cór Chúil Aodha from Cork.
Thatchers Of The Acropolis play Mindfield at this year’s Electric Picnic
Thatchers Of The Acropolis on Spotify
Pawel Zadrożniak’s Floppotron – a musical ensemble made up of old computer hardware – is better suited to some cover versions than others.
Gary Numan’s (1979) is a safe bet. Cars
OK GO lead singer Damian Kulash talks about the mathematical logistics of the band’s video for ‘The One Moment’.
A jazz spin on Metallica’s 1986 staple by musician Andy Rehfeldt.
The soulful majesty of Marvin Gaye’s isolated vocal from 1968s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’. YouTuber Ivan Stax writes:
The King of Motown, pure genius, No music but pure magic.
(The magic begins at 00.29.)
A blocky shot by shot remake of Oasis’ iconic black and white video for by South African LEGO enthusiast Wonderwall James Cawood.
Mendelssohn’s Concerto in E Minor (the first LP released in 1948) performed by a Technics-sponsored turntable orchestra including several former DJ world champions
A tuneful Bad Lip Reading of all things non lunar. To wit:
Grand Moff Tarkin shares a musical moment with Princess Leia aboard the Death Star…
Previously: SEAGULLS! (Stop It Now): A Bad Lip Reading Of The Empire Strikes Back
A horribly misjudged jazz rendition of the American national anthem performed by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas at the NBA All Star game on Sunday.
And here’s how Youtuber Everybody Deserves Music gallantly ‘rescued’ it.