Depths of Antiquity is Julius Horsthuis' hypnotic slow-motion dive into fractals generated from images of churches, castles and other imposing edifices of yesteryear. It's perfectly complemented by Beethoven.
If the Beethoven sounds familiar, it may be because it's a tried-and-true piece for film soundtracks. Perhaps its most effective and iconic use was in The King's Speech (note: this video is sadly flipped to foil DMCA notices):
If you're extra Boingy, you may remember it from the end of Zardoz:
Bonus video: get ready to go reeeeeaaaallll deep with Horsthuis' Stained Glass and the Sun
• Depths of Antiquity (YouTube / Julius Horsthuis)
David Dockery performed a drum solo of the climactic scene in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Then Dan Felix upped the game with a saxophone accompaniment to the original.
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As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]