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)
A compilation by Polish video editor nama hecc isolating all the samples used on the Beastie Boys’ second studio album ‘Paul’s Boutique’ (1989).
And not just that. Also, mixing footage of the original artist’s work, where the sample came from and where in the songs the samples were used.
A supreme, yet to be bested example of cosplay from 2016 featuring the two CGI characters from Dire Straits’ 1985 ‘Money For Nothing’ video.
An extremely pleasing rendition of Johann Pachelbel’s Canon In D performed by train horns and sundry station sounds collected by Pavel Jirásek.
talented guitarist Luca Stricagnoli performs a multilayered cover of Coolio’s ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ with a respectful nod to the Stevie Wonder original ‘Pastime Paradise’.
Previously: Slim Shady On Guitar
A very wonderful, painterly music video for ‘In the Dark’ by Icelandic dream pop and indietronic band Vök, directed by Eli.
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