Friday, November 27, 2009

Vintage Video: Christmas Is Coming

Beautiful early animation from 1951, provided by the BFI National Archive. Be sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel.



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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Introducing the Justice Society of America

From this week's episode of Smallville comes a sneak peek of the television premiere of the Justice Society of America:



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Friday, November 13, 2009

Deschamps Mix #1: Housse de Racket, Van She, Miami Horror, The Fascination Movement, White Lies



The first Deschamps Mix is done. Mixing the podcast turned out really well. If all goes well, I hope to have one of these up once a week, either on Friday or Saturday.

Here's the link:

Deschamps Mix #1


Here's the track list:

Van She - Don't Fear the Reaper
Housse de Racket - Synthetiseur
Miami Horror - Sometimes
Carl Sagan – ‘A Glorious Dawn’ ft. Stephen Hawking (Cosmos Remixed)
The Fascination Movement - Radio
The Fascination Movement - Bringing Down the Walls
Housse de Racket - Le Rendez-vous
White Lies - Nothing to Give - M83 Remix

Since this is the first go at it, any feedback (of the constructive variety, of course) will be appreciated.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The Tough Alliance's New Video: A New Chance

The soundscape of the Tough Alliance, when I first heard it, reminded me of the video game Crash Bandicoot. It looks like the electro group realized how cartoonish they were and decided to celebrate it.



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Sunday, November 8, 2009

I Am Finn Remixed By Van She



More Van She at your fingertips! Aussiepop is taking over Deschamps. Christian Rice of Handsome Clothing Co. was nice enough to provide me a remix by Van She of I Am Finn's "I Love You."

I Am Finn - I Love You (Van She Remix)


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You Still Shouldn't Fear the Reaper

This blog often exercises in reverence for the past, with odes to songs and videos made decades before this writer's birth. This time, the standard is reversed. The Australian electro band Van She has released a beautiful cover of Blue Oyster Cult's "Don't Fear the Reaper," which I cannot stop playing on repeat. The song is ripped off of the radio, with the sound of a DJ at the beginning. I'll post a link to the finalized version whenever I get a hold of it.

Van She - (Don't Fear) the Reaper (Radio Rip)


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