Tag Archive: music


Pic of the Day – 5/16/19

I love this Bob’s Big Boy / Elvis mashup!

“Algerian Rhapsody”

Apparently, many comparisons have been drawn between Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” and Albert Camus’ “The Stranger.” Someone finally took the next step and mashed them together in a video.

“Critics, both journalistic and academic, have speculated over the meaning behind the song’s lyrics. Some believe the lyrics describe a suicidal murderer hunted by demons or depict events just preceding an execution. The only thing we borrowed was the instrumental track.The latter explanation points to Albert Camus’s novel The Stranger, in which a young man confesses to an impulsive murder and has an epiphany before he is executed, as probable inspiration.” -Wikipedia

Photographer and Disney feature animation layout artist Joaquin Baldwin grew a bit frustrated with his rather vociferous and very persistent Bengal cat Elton. Rather than doing anything rash however, Baldwin instead put his design skills to use and hilariously autotuned Elton’s meow with the Voloco pitch correction and real-time voice-processing app. The results are quite remarkable.

Turn your sound up for this one – the reverb is incredible.

Bill Bailey represents the world of comedy with a fantastic performance at The Royal Variety Performance 2012, at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The Royal Variety Performance is shown in front of Her Majesty the Queen live, seated in the Royal Box.

Major vs. Minor Key

Comedian / musician Bill Bailey performing at the Prince’s Trust Gala “We Are Most Amused and Amazed” at the London Palladium.

The Story of Queen: Mercury Rising

This is the story of one of the most iconic rock bands in the world, known for their constant record-breaking, sell-out tours, chart-topping records, and eternal worldwide success. Twenty years after the death of frontman Freddie Mercury, the band still remain immensely popular. From the very beginning through to the sad demise of Freddie Mercury in 1991, this hour-long documentary uses classic archive footage and interviews with Brian May and the likes of Paul Gambaccini. This is the story of Queen.

“Sound of Silence” Flashmob

During the SWR1RP Hitparade 2018, what was supposed to be a production of the “White Horse Inn” turned into a musical “Sound of Silence” flashmob.

The United States Army Field Band‘s Six-String Soldiers perform an acoustic cover of Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” on location in Patapsco Valley State Park, Maryland.

 

 

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