AI meets Mandelbrot, and the results are beautiful, serene – and distubing. Computer artistry by Glenn Marshall, based upon a 3D Appolonian fractal animation by Inigo Quilez.
Here’s a palette cleanser. The Ramones.
The Brothers Comatose crank out denim trenchcoat bluegrass.
Think premium leaded Fabulous Thunderbirds with SRV. Sue Foley is an amazing blues rocker out of Austin, Texas.
Got a lot going on these days, and even more to worry about if I really wanted to bother, so maybe I’ll just have fun instead. See you tomorrow.
Cyriak Harris strikes again with a music video for the band Light.
[via Ms. Cellanea].
Hubert Sumlin & Sunnyland Slim (with Willie Dixon on bass & Clifton James on drums) from The Stars of the 1964 American Folk Blues Festival, a German television program. Sonny Boy Williamson II did the introduction.
Scott H. Biram is a one-man ass-kickin’ rock machine. (Reposted from about ten years ago).
I’m yawning, gotta go, see you back here tomorrow.
Harpya, by Belgian animator and filmmaker Raoul Servais, is based upon C.L. Moore’s 1933 creepy short story Shambleau.
Music video for the song Trudge by Tucson, Arizona duo Doo Rag, shot on 35mm film. Pure roots blues industrial punk is kinda hard on the earballs, but I like it.
Flat Duo Jets performed a cover of Benny Joy’s Wild Wild Lover on Letterman in 1990, with backup by Paul Schaefer’s Late Night band. Don’t know how I missed these psychobillies. Dexter Romweber was/is an animal.
[h/t Gord S for both Doo Rag & FDJ.]
L.A.’s Raskahuele is tight My Spanish is too slow to translate, but sometimes I don’t need to know the words.
Have a great weekend, see you back here tomorrow, at least for a while.
Vi Hart has put together some amazing videos over the years – her series Doodling in Math Class is excellent. [h/t Memo Of The Air]
Argentine tango in black and white.
Otros Aires is “a 21 Century Audiovisual ElectroTango project created, produced and directed by the Argentinean musician, architect & video artist Miguel Di Genova. It was made between Barcelona and Buenos Aires ports in 2003.“
Meanest cover of Dale Hawkins‘ Susie-Q I’ve ever heard.
The Head Cat, live at The Key Club, West Hollywood, California, May 6th, 2010, consisted of Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead) & Danny B. Harvey (Rockats). Lemmy died in 2015 at the age of 70 and was replaced by David Vincent (Morbid Angel).
Gunhild Carling is amazing. Someone told her the bag pipes are a musical instrument so she played them.
Happy New Year to all, and let’s hope the insanity abates in 2023.
“In 1968, while learning his trade and working in London as an animator, Terry Gilliam somewhat accidentally created a short film, the project would later take on the working title of The Christmas Card.”
With only a week until Christmas, Booker T. & The MG’s Time Is Tight seems fitting. Have a great weekend. I’m gonna sleep in before things get too busy.
Oh, and just one more thing because it’s awesome.
“It’s not easy for a movie-star to age – especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster. Phil, once a terrifying villain of the silver-screen, struggles to find work in modern Hollywood due to being an out-of-date special effect.”
Article with “the making of” video here.
David Lynch does the creepo.
Who needs Halloween music when you got Tom Waits. Little kids wouldn’t come near our house once they got within earshot of Bone Machine.
Alabama Black Snakes fit in with the theme.
Gonna be some pumpkin sacrificin’ around here, even if Halloween comes on a Monday this year. Have a good one, see you tomorrow.
He was 30 years old when he ripped up The Judy Garland Show in 1964. From the Utoobage comments:
“The ‘Best Boy Dancer’ happened to be the choreographer for this dance. His name is Bobby Banas. He also played Joyboy in Westside story.”
I’d say the girl did a bang up job but she got no credit.
Al Jackson Jr., Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn, Booker T. Jones,
aka Booker T. & the M.G’s, groovin’ in 1971.
Zontar Venus. You’re on you’re own with this one. [h/t Gord S.]
Modern soulfunkgroove (with some serious technical music skills embedded).
MonoNeon: lead vocal, background vocals, guitar, bass;
Davy Nathan: keyboards, drum programming.
Guess that’ll do for now. Hope the summer heat is cooling down to a more tolerable level for y’all, and remember: it ain’t the heat, it’s the humanity. See you back here tomorrow.
“I’ve synchronized The Flight of the Valkyries (by Richard Wagner) to 8 Line Riders racing down the track for victory. Choose your team color and cross your fingers. All lines were drawn by hand.” [Link found buried in here.]
M. Shadows screams about something for half a minute.
The Shadows Nepal, from Narayangadh, Chitwanrock, have been performing for over 20 years and have a large following, both in Nepal and around the world. Dharma appeared on their 2nd album, Hidne Manche Ladcha, released in 2006. More about them here.
The Shadows in a clip from the 1961 movie The Young Ones, complete with their typical choreography (and some overdubbed not-quite-Beatlesque screaming girls).
I can’t remember if I’ve got big plans for the weekend or not, but I know I’m supposed to do something. See you back here whenever.
[Found here, here and here.]
Twisted clay animation by Takena Nagaona:
“I began making clay animations at high school. I’m a huge fan of horror movies and metal music. My works are often renowned for violence and gore!”
Roy Head (sans The Traits) showed off his JB moves while lip-syncing on Hollywood A Go-Go (a Shindig wannabe) in 1965. Too bad the vid fades out before the song is over.
The Black Keys are still at it.
Gary Clark Jr. set the surf on fire in 2016 with 10-1/2 minutes of pure awesome.
Have a peaceful Easter and take time to remember what it’s all about.