Tele-gigging – one of many upsides to the current lockdown.
Here, John Fogerty – still a vocal powerhouse at 74 – performs acoustic versions of three Creedence Clearwater Revival classics for Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ series.
A very impressive cover of Dave Brubeck’s ‘Take Five’ by Perfect Fourth harmonica quartet – each player taking one of the original piano, drums, flute, and alto sax parts.
Musician Leon Waves explain the largest chord possible in musical theory – Gmaj21x47#45×43#41×39#35#33#31#29#27#25#23#19#15#11 – requiring at least six hands (and possibly a running start) to play.
Stony-faced Brazilian musician Lord Vinheteiro presents his take on the evolution of cartoon music themes from 1928 to the present day.
Previously: Cheap And Expensive Pianos
The talented Jake Shimabukuro wrings a poignant instrumental cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ from a ukulele
The nice chaps from Electronics Fantasticos! rig barcode scanners to a synthesiser programmed to turn patterns into sound and let rip on test cards (and their referee shirts).
Musician Steve Cruikshank likes to take a well known song and replace the original harmony with the ’mirror’ or ‘negative harmony’, which can make for a curious but not entirely unpleasant cover: in this case, Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound Of Silence’ (1965).
An ongoing project by NYC based artist and designer Mike Joyce – born of his love of New Wave music and Swiss Modernism.
To wit: vintage punk, hardcore, new wave, and indie rock show flyers (for actual shows that happened) redesigned as International Typographic Style posters.
Quite brilliant and easily the maddest thing you’ll see today – the animated video for French black metal/breakcore artist Gautier ‘Igorr’ Serre’s ‘Very Noise’ created by art collective Meat Dept.
A cover of The Beatles’ ‘Michelle’ (1965) played on traditional Korean gayageum by Luna Lee.
Previously: The Killing Moon (On Gayageum)