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January 15, 2012 5:35 AM   Subscribe

Pogo remixes The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. (Lots of previously here)
posted by gman (13 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite

 
Unexpectedly lovely.
posted by sklero at 6:48 AM on January 15, 2012


Definitely one to be watched and not just listened to.
posted by ropeladder at 6:49 AM on January 15, 2012


Holy crap they did a lot of dancing on that show. Awesome.
posted by Rodrigo Lamaitre at 7:15 AM on January 15, 2012


Is it me, or does it sound like most of Pogo's songs have the exact same background music? Perhaps it's that dull drone of nonsensical words strung together.

TBH, I'm waiting someone to remix all of the Pogo songs together so that the lyrics actually made sense.
posted by Blue_Villain at 7:21 AM on January 15, 2012


If you have headphones on, try out the track in Pogo3D (it's one of Pogo's experiments in binaural recording).
posted by filthy light thief at 8:28 AM on January 15, 2012


I've always been a huge fan of Pogo, my favs being Peter Pan and T2. But, I'm never comfortable talking about him on account of his youtube being named Faggottron? Not really sure what to make of that. Like the music tho.
posted by rebent at 8:35 AM on January 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


A faggottron is a combination bassoon/trombone used in renaissance Italy, maybe idk
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 at 8:40 AM on January 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


Any takers for Pogo's sadly wistful AI mashup?
posted by Nomyte at 9:25 AM on January 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


I'm never comfortable talking about him on account of his youtube being named Faggottron? Not really sure what to make of that. Like the music tho.

While the most logical way to pronounce the name would be "faggot tron," you could pronounce it "Fay Got Ron (with two Gs and two Ts in Got, and no Y in Fay)." A bit trickier, but it gets the point across.
posted by filthy light thief at 10:28 AM on January 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


Most things that Pogo does are unexpectedly lovely...

It occurs to me that he should be in charge of making the "lifetime achievement" videos that they always have at The Oscars. I would love to see what he'd do with the job...
posted by markkraft at 10:39 AM on January 15, 2012


I just wanted to point out that if you take the theme song to Fresh Prince and "When I Was a Lad" from HMS Pinafore and swap their lyrics, both songs still work surprisingly well -- they are both rhythmically and somewhat thematically similar.
posted by The Great Big Mulp at 10:42 AM on January 15, 2012 [2 favorites]


Blue_Villain, Pogo uses similar beats and pads in most of his tracks, giving the "samey" feeling, and he's fond of vocal fragments used for patterns, making the vocal elements nonsensically small. Any logical flow is largely from the visuals, given how small he chops the vocals, so a story from his songs would be based on the video clips (though it would be a lot of fun to watch such a creation).
posted by filthy light thief at 11:38 AM on January 15, 2012


You got that right.
posted by erniepan at 12:10 AM on January 16, 2012


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