This will be the creepiest german music video featuring drumming monkeys you will watch today.
You may remember I called out Ok Go for disabling video embedding for the This Too Shall Pass video. Apparently, their record label’s decision to prohibit others from sharing the video across fine blogs such as this has prompted the lead singer to respond to the community. Reader’s Digest version is he apologizes, the band is talking with their label to allow embedding, and record labels keep trying to survive on an old, increasingly outdated model.
It’s definitely an interesting read as he justifies the record label’s responsibility to their share holders. But let’s be serious, when labels pluck the ripest talent from the internet’s viral videos only to place a chokehold on their content for their monetary gain, something is wacky. Granted, they are funding the band and their music, but a more sensible model must be out there somewhere.
Full article (via Gizmodo)
In case you missed it in the news this past weekend, Newark Airport was shut down for several hours, nearly seven to be more specific, after someone managed to just bypass security. Traveling guitarist Josh Wilson decided to make something of the occasion and lead the group of stranded tourists, families etc., through a stirring round of “Hey Jude.”
Volkswagen, with the help of ad agency DDB Stockholm has created this gem of a viral video. It’s all part of a new campaign called, “The Fun Theory,” which attempts to find out if making the world more fun can improve people’s behavior.
This experiment: will more people choose stairs over an escalator if the stairs are more fun to walk on?
Students from the University of Quebec put together this one take music video earlier this semester. It involved 172 performers and took about a month to plan. They only did two full runs. This was the second.
Written & Performed by DJ LUBEL Directed by BOB MCKEON Produced by JAKE AVNET Starring DJ LUBEL