The Treble, an alt-rock band out of Winnipeg, has taken inspiration from iconic music videos from the 1980s. Their recently released music video, for the single "No Secrets (There For You)," features shot-by-shot re-creations of a bunch of them. Probably the ones that will be most familiar are a-Ha's "Take on Me" and DEVO's "Whip it" but it took me a moment to figure some of them out… and I was watched MTV religiously in my youth!
Max Headroom is certainly one of the strangest things to come out of the eighties. Take his 1986 song "Merry Christmas Santa Claus (You're A Lovely Guy)," for instance. It starts: There's an old man on a sleigh Who's like me for just one day When he bestrides the world like a huge co-co-co-colostomy He… READ THE REST
Ok, let me see if I can explain this one. For the 50th anniversary of George Harrison's solo album, All Things Must Pass, a bunch of famous folks, including Mark Hamill, Fred Armisen, "Weird A" Yankovic, Jeff Lynne, Ringo Starr and Patton Oswalt, got together to make the first official music video for the song,… READ THE REST
"Vocations" is the title track off the newest album from Brooklyn-based cello indie rock band Early Riser. As tricky as it's been for any DIY band to coordinate recording an album during this pandemic, it's even harder to arrange a music video shoot. But the band had an idea, as singer/guitarist Kiri Oliver explained to… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST