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June 21, 2011 6:35 PM   Subscribe

Just found this Fawlty Towers Video Remix Album

Might get annoying after the 2000th reception bell ring.
posted by pmcp (14 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 
Thank. you.
posted by Rat Spatula at 7:53 PM on June 21, 2011


When I read the description, I was all Sqeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

...but, unfortunately, it's just not very good at all. It's like the remixer just took a bunch of random clips and, without regard for their contents, cut them to the beat, often missing by a mile.

Worse, it's somehow utterly devoid of humour.

Bummer.
posted by Sys Rq at 7:54 PM on June 21, 2011 [1 favorite]


Don't mention the flaws!
posted by Flashman at 7:57 PM on June 21, 2011 [8 favorites]


I'M TRYING TO CHEER HER UP YOU STUPID KRAUT
posted by scody at 7:58 PM on June 21, 2011 [1 favorite]


Just saw the first one so far, and smiled through the whole thing. Thanks, pmcp.
You wouldn't understand, Sys Rq and Flashman. It's called "style".
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 7:59 PM on June 21, 2011 [1 favorite]


Are any of them set to Brahms' Third Racket?
posted by Trurl at 8:00 PM on June 21, 2011 [2 favorites]


You'll have to forgive him. He's from Barcelona.
posted by lalochezia at 8:28 PM on June 21, 2011


Sounds like somebody machine-gunning a seal.
posted by zachlipton at 8:44 PM on June 21, 2011


What a senseless waste of human life.
posted by humboldt32 at 9:00 PM on June 21, 2011


...but, unfortunately, it's just not very good at all. It's like the remixer just took a bunch of random clips and, without regard for their contents, cut them to the beat, often missing by a mile.

Worse, it's somehow utterly devoid of humour


NO! No, I won't have that!

There's a video of Eastbourne...
posted by ShutterBun at 10:07 PM on June 21, 2011 [1 favorite]


it's a labor of love ... but it's taking maybe the best comedy EVER, running it through various beats, loops, filters, edits and rendering it less funny.

I mean, am I supposed to dance to it?
posted by philip-random at 10:43 PM on June 21, 2011


It's stupid and pointless but I don't think that's a reason to dislike it.
posted by pmcp at 3:31 AM on June 22, 2011


Good card players, mind you I wouldn't give them the time of day.
posted by rhythim at 10:55 AM on June 22, 2011


I like Fortyone's music, mostly a lot and sometimes NOT. I've also found that people either get into his groove or they don't, and find it very annoying.

In any case, he's been doing this for YEARS, since some of you on this site were babies, or maybe teenagers. Or in your early-to-late twenties or thirties. It depends on when you were born. I digress. He's been producing MASSES of albums, culling the materials from fucking anywhere, and gives the results away for free on his site While each one is slightly different from the next, they're all stamped with his personality and worldview, and it is unique. Which to me is the mark of a great collage artist.

As for his video collages, I like some of them a lot, but it sometimes depends on my mood when I'm watching them. IYKWIM

I did email him a request a few months ago: to make a remix video using the song "Would You Like to Buy an O?" from Sesame Street.

This was what he eventually made.

I loved it.
posted by not_on_display at 9:19 PM on July 4, 2011 [1 favorite]


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