Category Archives: Tunes

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Skrillex Doompy Poomp Music Video by Fluer and Manu, Awesome…

Taking dubstep in a whole new crazy direction the latest track released by Skrillex has won many new fans and caused much consternation amongst his fans. Not that he minds shaking things up at all, this is after all what dubstep is all about.

The film clip has been put together by Skillex’s favourite directors French artists / directors Fluer and Manu and it was no mistake that it was released on Groundhog Day, a day that has has never been as funny as it is portrayed in the music video.

Presented for your viewing and listening pleasure is the latest track lifted from ‘Recess’, the first full length album by Skrillex. Don’t even try to tap your toes to this one as it may just lead to some type of brain aneurysm.

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Hatsune Miku: “Sharing the World” on the Letterman Show…

Stalwart of late night television David Letterman recently featured a radical departure from his usual mix of Hollywood celebrities, instead presenting the android diva of the near future Hatsune Miku performing her popular track “Sharing the World”. Roughly translated Miku’s names means the first sound from the future and she is living up to her name as the first popular digital virtual performer, she is an avatar superstar.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the life sized anime rock star, a sight that may just be far more common in the not too distant future. Sit back, relax and let the virtually live performance begin.

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BigDawsTV Present Nerd Raps in the Hood…

BigDawsTV assembled his best nerd ensemble to hit the streets of LA and freestyle for strangers, no small challenge. With apprehension on their faces random members of the public agree to hear a nerd freestyle, as soon as the beats begin the shock sets in.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is ‘Nerd Raps in the Hood’ the catchiest white guy rap since the Rapping Auctioneer went viral, a video as surprising as it is catchy. So sit back, relax and crank it to 11 this one rocks.

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The Fastest Fingers in the West, Dueling Banjos with Glen Campbell and Carl Jackson…

Popularized by the film Deliverance Dueling Banjos is one of those tracks that marks a point in time for many people. Originally released in 1973 the film quickly became famous for a number of memorable scenes, dueling banjos being one, squealing like a pig being another. If you haven’t sat down done Deliverance your cinematic life isn’t really complete.

The original “Dueling Banjos” was an instrumental composition by Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith. Written in 1955 by Smith as a banjo instrumental he called “Feudin’ Banjos” that contained riffs from “Yankee Doodle”. Smith recorded it playing a four-string plectrum banjo and accompanied by five-string bluegrass banjo player Don Reno. The version by Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell went to #2 for four weeks on the Hot 100 in 1973 and topped the adult contemporary chart for two weeks the same year. The song was actually used in Deliverance without Smiths permission which led to a lawsuit in 1973.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the original, the film and a live versions of dueling banjos. The live and film versions played by the original maestros of musical mayhem, Glen Campbell and Carl Jackson. Three versions of one of the greatest guitar and banjo tunes ever committed to tape, as was the tradition at the time. Sit back, relax and let that neck red up till it itches.

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The Beastie Boys ‘So What’cha Want’ as Performed by the Muppets, Absolutely Freaking Hilarious…

The Beastie Boys were the voice for a large portion of 90’s teenagers, rocking it out and cranking it up they really touched a nerve for many. Now the classic track ‘So What’cha Want’ has had a music video remake with the Muppets stepping in to perform the track.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is ‘So What’cha Want’ as performed by Muppets. Join the Swedish Chef, Animal and Beeker in this rendition of a classic as they go hard core, just because that’s how they roll. YouTube is going to have to work hard to top this one. Sit back, relax and prepare to grin from ear to ear.

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A Momentary Interlude: For the Birds…

Originally released in 2000 as a short film For the Birds won awards around the world for its light hearted humour and incredibly catchy backing music. The short film is every bit as fresh today as that first play back in 2000.

Pixar repacked the animation with Monsters Inc showing the short before the feature as is the way at the movies. Sit back, relax and let the birds take you away for a momentary interlude.

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The Catchiest White Guy Rap of All Time, Rhett Parks Cattle Auctioneer…

Applying a light remix to the endless chatter that is a auctioneer’s call has resulted in one of the catchiest little tunes to come from an unexpected place. And a surprise video that is the exception to the rule that white guys can’t rap, especially when wearing a hat.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the hilarious white guy rap extraordinaire Rhett Parks. It is truly amazing what you can achieve with a catchy back beat. Sit back, relax and let the white guy ghetto speak to you.

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The Irish Jig as Done by the London Crips, the Gangster Jig…

Possibly the catchiest and simultaneously the most annoying music video released this year is the Gangster Jig. Making its way onto the internet almost by accident this unique interpretation of the Irish Jig is performed by 5 likely London lads who think they are just a little gangster.

The crew of 5 includes GoSu, Kynamite, Scrawer, Murkee and Rye, all getting their jig on, stepping it up in the capital of England. This may also turn out to be the most divisive clip of the year,  people will either love it or hate it.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the most gangster jig of all time, these lads have the moves but can they handle their drink? Sit back, relax and let the jig weave its magic.

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Viral Song, the Recipe for Viral Success…

Creating the next big viral hit is no easy feat, helping all aspiring YouTube superstars achieve critical mass is the latest music video by Tobuscus. Follow his catchy instructions and you too may go viral.

Many of us have wondered of the glory that accompanies viral video fame, many may have considered that it might be fun to produce the next big viral song, It is however a complex task that requires just the right ratio of each ingredient. Let Viral Song be your template.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is a song too catchy to fail, a self fulfilling prophecy that will have you tapping your toes and chuckling to the tune.

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Hilarious Moments. Why Doesn’t MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?…

MTV, a musical institution in the lives of many people has gradually changed, slowly transforming into a reality TV stalwart, albeit with music videos breaking up the high performance personalities that make up the shows. This has led many to ask ‘Why doesn’t MTV play music videos anymore?” A question that itself says much about those asking it.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that will answer the question on everybody’s mind. With a little tongue in cheek social commentary the consistently hilarious comedy duo Brian and Maria bring us ‘Why Doesn’t MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?”, part of their series of YouTube videos ‘Ask a Network Head’. Taking the tough questions all the way to the top the comedy duo hit the nail on the head this time around.

Sit back, relax and hit the play button, be sure to be wearing your stretchy laughing pants this one may hurt.

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