ARCHIVE: Music Videos

April 25, 2008

Automagic Music Video Geekery: Submit Songs to Animoto

Remember the blurb in Orwell's 1984 about all music being computer generated in the future?  (I guess that's only partially come true...nice try, George.)  Here's a little computer generated music video creation for ya...Animoto is a web application using Cinematic Artificial... Read More

April 14, 2008

The REAL Rock the Cradle Rockstar

This 2 year old has more swagger than Elvis Presley.  And he actually knows the lyrics to "Hey Jude" better than I do.  If you can, stick with it until you get to the "Naaa, na, na na-na-na-naaaa!" part of... Read More

March 14, 2008

Happy Friday - Flight of the Conchords - "Business Time"

Now, I'll be kicking it tomorrow at home, thanks to my company's Flex Friday policy.  But I know a lot of y'all will be grinding it out in the corporate frontlines, workin fo da man.  It seemed only right to... Read More

November 15, 2007

Bohemian Rhapsody in Acapella

Whether you love or hate acapella, you have to admit, this is a pretty solid rendition:... Read More

November 13, 2007

Mega Man 2 Medley

Are there any Nintendo veterans in the house?  (I'm talking the 8-bit old school version, not this Wii nonsense...which I dream about at night, by the way...)  If you shouted "Heck yeah!", then here's a follow-up question -- do you remember... Read More

October 31, 2007

Halloween Music Video shot in World of Warcraft

Happy Halloween, y'all.  Here's little music video ditty I found while browsing the YouTubes...shot in the World of Warcraft with pumpkins 'n' bats 'n' stuff.  Enjoy.So, did any of you actually wear a costume to work?  I brought my Pick-Up... Read More

October 05, 2007

Raymond Crowe, Louis Armstrong, and Hand Shadows

It's Friday random fun time.  Check out this Raymond Crowe clip as he takes a "hands on" approach (I am sooo funny) to music video making for the song "What A Wonderful World"  by Louis Armstrong.  Genius. This is must... Read More

September 11, 2007

The "Amen Break" - A 6-Second Drum Loop Continues to Make Music History

Check out this video clip about the famous Amen Break drum sample when you have 18 minutes to spare.  Despite Nate's monotone delivery, it's awesome:This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the "Amen Break," a six-second drum sample from... Read More

August 17, 2007

DIY Music Video by Chick-Core Rapper Girl Crusade

Last weekend, Girl Crusade (Tara), Gino, Xelle and I got together to shoot a music video for her track, "The Nose Job Song".  Armed with a digital camera (video cameras are for wimps), Vegas 4 (video editing software from 2003),... Read More

August 08, 2007

50 Cent, Common, Polow Da Don Judge OnTheRise Rap Contest

YouTube is kicking off its week-long OnTheRise rap competition in two days.  $10,000 is at stake, as well as potential YouTube glory.  As well as a chance to meet 50 Cent, Common, and Polow Da Don (or at least be... Read More

June 12, 2007

You Wish Your Grandma Thrashed Like This

Wow.  If you've never heard of Rosetta Tharpe, you've got to check out this clip of her wailing on the geetar, especially around 1:30.  She seems like such a sweet lady...I can't help but imagine her handing you a plate... Read More

May 11, 2007

Pretty Sweet "Tap" Acoustic Guitar Solo

This is quite a nice little ditty.  He's holding the acoustic guitar on his lap and tapping a nice little melody on it -- check it:... Read More

May 07, 2007

Aggrega, Pandora of Music Videos

Aggrega is touted as being the Pandora of music videos.  You build your own music video channel, vote for videos you like, and share video channels on your own websites, etc etc.  Interesting.Speaking of which...if you are a Pandora-lover, and... Read More

April 30, 2007

Found SNL "Lazy Sunday" Video, Lyrics, and Mp3

Just a quick note.  Saturday Night Live spent a lot of effort taking down the Narnia Rap from all sites it could find. Some of you had asked if it still exists -- yes!  And to make it easy, I... Read More

April 13, 2007

Alanis Morissette "My Humps" Video vs. Fergie

Alanis Morissette recorded a cover of Black Eyed Peas' "My Humps", and shot her own video of it.  I think Fergie should return the favor and do a pimped-out, club-friendly, booty-filled version of "You Oughta Know."Anyway, for your viewing pleasure,... Read More

February 01, 2007

Acoustic Cover and Video for "Hey Ya" by Outkast

So, I can't decide whether to applaud this guy, or smack him upside the head. No, actually, I dig this "Hey Ya" cover, and fully appreciate the mashup with the actual Outkast video. It reminded me that I'd love to... Read More

January 23, 2007

First Kazaa, Then Skype, Now Joost

Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google are facing serious rivalry in the realm of "ultimate cool entrepreneur dudes".  Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis are simply on fire, volcanically speaking.  First they launched Kazaa, a de-centralized file sharing service that... Read More

January 16, 2007

Yunyu Music Video Uses 16,000 Digital Photos

Cool. Enchanter, a production company in Sydney, Australia, produced a stop animation music video for Bjork-like artist Yunyu.  16,000 digital photographs were used, making for a somewhat creepy, but visually impressive work, that was awarded the 2006 ACS NSW &... Read More

December 21, 2006

The Diet Coke & Mentos Experiment Videos

I guess I've been on a viral video kick, lately... This series is fantastic, and I thought I'd post it for anyone that hasn't seen it yet.  The guys at have taken the whole Diet Coke and Mentos phenomenon... Read More

October 16, 2006

Tea Partay Rap Video

"Yo, yo, where ah ma WASPS aaaaaatt!!" It's certainly no Chronicles of Narnia rap, but Smirnoff did a decent job with their Tea Partay rap video. You can check out the high res video here, or just play the YouTube-scooped... Read More

October 05, 2006

Free Hug Campaign Music Video

This music video by the Sick Puppies is simply exploding with the warm and fuzzies. It's a nice little story that's sure to gain a good deal of 'air' time on YouTube. (Thanks, Tara!)... Read More

September 21, 2006

YouTube to Launch Unsigned Band Music Video Contest

Yet another music video contest for unsigned bands.  As if recording a few decent songs wasn't challenging enough.  But hey, that's something to be grateful for, ay?YouTube is launching the YouTube UnderGround contest, which will accept submissions between Oct. 2nd... Read More

September 19, 2006

Get Your Music Video Played on Fuse TV

The Fuse TV show, Steven's Untitled Rock Show, is launching Steven's Unsigned Band Search, which will be selecting and playing a new unsigned band music video every week. On November 30th, some big prize will be awarded to the best... Read More

August 31, 2006

Free Music Video Code For MySpace, Friendster, Xanga...

After writing about the beat making video from YouTube the other day, I admired the simplicity of copying and pasting video code from sites like YouTube, Video Code Zone, etc. into virtually any website. The whole Web 2.0 phenomenon is... Read More