In the loop
October 6, 2017 1:45 AM   Subscribe

The Academic use Facebook Live's video delay to make a mesmerising music video for their song Bear Claws.
"We rearranged each instrument on “Bear Claws” to fit Facebook Live’s delay, with each loop getting more complex, adding instruments, rhythms, and melodies. Additionally, by projecting the video live from a soundstage we created an infinite tunnel consisting of all the previously recorded loops."
via Kottke. More looping previously on Metafilter: 1 2 3 4 5
posted by Stark (4 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
 
this is amazing, and so simple but so effective.

I liked this comment:

That High Couple
1 day ago
This was the PERFECT video for our wake and bake

posted by Sebmojo at 3:34 AM on October 6 [1 favorite]


Mellenial Whoop whoopwhoopwhoop
posted by humboldt32 at 8:40 AM on October 6 [3 favorites]


Quite a fan. never heard of this band before, so thanks much!
posted by rebent at 11:42 AM on October 6


I have watched this a few times because it is so delightful.

I am curious - is the audio also being looped through facebook live? Because I don't hear the audio artifacts that I would expect from streaming audio. I'd like to hear that version, too.
posted by rebent at 7:14 AM on October 9


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