Tag: video/Archives

Frontier Psychiatrist

My bud and WFMU Blogger, Lukas posted the source of many of the samples in The Avalanches‘ classic audio collage “Frontier Psychiatrist.” They appropriated a 1959 comedy piece of the same name by Canadians Wayne and Shuster, “Frontier Psychiatrist” (mp3 at WFMU Blog). The Avalanches’ vid for their song is about as good as MTV ever got, “Frontier Psychiatrist:”

The 365 Days Project at WFMU also recently posted one of the most heavily sampled LPs of all time: “Virginia Belmont’s Famous Singing & Talking Birds.”

Kinetic Sculptures of Theo Jansen

Theo Jansen “is an artist and kinetic sculptor living and working in Holland. He builds large works which resemble skeletons of animals which are able to walk using the wind on the beaches of the Netherlands. His animated works are a fusion of art and engineering.”

From the videos at YouTube, “Theo Jansen- Wind Art:”

(Found at WFMU’s Blog.)

The Frug

Just ran across this ol’ KGLT fave, a killer tune by Rilo Kiley, from the movie “Desert Blue” (and hey, I think that’s Randy from My Name is Earl in the vid), “The Frug:”

6 billion Others

Dozens of faces6 milliards dAutres, 6 billion Others, 6 miliardi di Altri– a global vox-pop project by Yann Arthus-Bertrand:

In 2008 you will be able to listen to the thousands of testimonies which have been collected, and add your own testimony to the site. In the meantime, take a look at the project, the team, and some interviews that have already been made.

Sent by Kerry Seed via Lu Olkowski.

Jesus Will Survive

I know everyone’s mother, brother and cousin’s dog has seen this already, but just in case some straggler hasn’t:

Film by Javier Prato.

YouTube- HearVox

We’re starting to build up quite a steaming pile of slideshows… I mean, streaming pile, at YouTube:

What is Poetry?- video

An HV video by Trent Harris: Carl Sandburg reads his poems and wonders “What is Poetry?,” with music by Skyward and audio by Barrett Golding: