Category Archives: Video

Clipse vs. The Avalanches

The Hood Internet came out with “When the Last Time I Left You” (Clipse vs. The Avalanches) a while ago, but I just came across The Avalanches’ music video for “Since I Left You”, and was pushed over the edge…I … Continue reading

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DJ Shadow on Digging

This clip is from the film “Scratch”, and really shows just how deeply and extensively great DJs (such as Shadow) search for fresh samples. I love what he says about how popularity is transient, and how the vast majority of … Continue reading

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OK Go Videos

After their first music video for “Here It Goes Again” got over 51 million hits on YouTube, I think OK Go discovered that making awesome music videos would be their path to success. Their next video for “This Too Shall Pass” was even more … Continue reading

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The Manic Pixie Dream Girl

I never intended to post about movies, but the rise of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl (MPDG) in recent cinema inspired me. Typically, the Manic Pixie Dream Girl serves as the eccentric, quirky, slightly indie one-dimensional love interest for the … Continue reading

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PS22

PS22 is a public school in Staten Island who hired a very unique music director. His name is Gregg Breinberg, and he decided to teach his chorus students pop and indie songs instead of the classics (Heal the World, Light … Continue reading

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Liszt’s Mania

I think people have a right to know what the term “Lisztomania” actually means. And yes, we all know it’s a very good Phoenix song. “Lisztomania”: a term used to describe the intense fan frenzy directed toward Franz Liszt during his … Continue reading

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Jay-Z and Timbaland Making the Black Album

This video documents some of the making of the Black Album from inside the studio. At around 8:00, Timbaland comes into the studio and starts showing Jay-Z (J, Jigga, HOV, etc.) some of the beats he’s been working on. I … Continue reading

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