As regular BB readers know, I'm a big fan of Seattle indie folk group The Head & The Heart. Their gorgeous new album, Let's Be Still, is out this week on Sub Pop Records. I previously posted a free stream of the full 13-song LP that, as I wrote, "showcases the group's diverse musical interests and pushes their repertoire beyond the neo-Americana they mastered with their eponymous 2011 release and into more diverse sonic territories." Boing Boing is thrilled to premiere this new video for the song "Shake," from Let's Be Still. It's directed by E. Ryan McMackin. The Head & The Heart are currently on tour in the United States through December. My wife saw them perform an intimate show in Brooklyn last week at the Music Hall of Williamsburg and was floored by the power and beauty of the songs, and the fine musicianship.
Vintage interview with Jonathan Wolff, composer of the iconic Seinfeld theme (and music for Caroline in the City, Full House, Saved by the Bell, and many other shows). “I started with (Seinfeld’s) voice… and took a meter from his delivery, and made that the tempo of the Seinfeld Theme,” Wolff says.
Samuraigutarist recorded his cover of The Beatles’ “Here Comes The Sun” at a very slow tempo that lengthened the song to around 30 minutes. Then he sped up the video and audio 20x. The result sounds like a lovely violin version of the song.
In 1979, Roger Mainwood, just out of the Royal College of Art, created this wonderfully trippy animation for Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn.” It was a commission from the band’s record company but Kraftwerk had no input on the film, and Mainwood says he’s unsure if they even saw it. The fan site KraftwerkOnline tracked down Mainwood and […]
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