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Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with Drum and Bass
December 22, 2008 10:23 AM   Subscribe

Baptazia! And more... and more! The Holy Spirit descends, accompanied by Drum & Bass. See also, the first runner-up in MTV Latin America's "Make Your Radiohead Video" contest.
posted by hermitosis (10 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
I'm fairly certain these Baptazia videos took their cue from this, but I could be wrong.
posted by thankyoujohnnyfever at 10:30 AM on December 22, 2008


Has anyone every bothered to mention that Pentacostalism looks just like the possessions found in Voodoo rituals?
posted by njohnson23 at 10:40 AM on December 22, 2008


Um... OK. So, it's, uh... videos of Pentecostal holy rollers clumsily edited together over drum & bass? And there are how many of these? And someone made a logo for it and everything?

You know, I generally don't like the phrase "they too much time on their hands", as it's usually used by dull people to refer to something cool or creative or of niche appeal and imply that the person being spoken of should spend more time on Good Protestant Drudgery, but whoever made this has too much time on their hands. I mean, like masturbating or nose-picking would be a more effective use of their time.
posted by DecemberBoy at 10:56 AM on December 22, 2008


I'm pretty sure we've seen this sort of thing before.
posted by explosion at 11:20 AM on December 22, 2008


It took me about 30 seconds of watching this to figure out that it wasn't real. Oh what a marvelous 30 seconds that was!
posted by daHIFI at 11:27 AM on December 22, 2008


"The National Anthem" overlayed onto this video is downright creepy, especially towards the end where the song falls apart and the women start crying...very cool though.
posted by jon_hansen at 11:38 AM on December 22, 2008


The only thing I don't like about it is I didn't think of it first.
posted by fungible at 12:06 PM on December 22, 2008


How could anyone think this wasn't sick cultural remixing at its best?

This one is my favorite cuz of the variety of the clips used.

Or maybe this one cuz it almost makes drum and bass look like fun.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 1:54 PM on December 22, 2008 [1 favorite]


All it needs is fake subtitles in Hindu.
posted by xorry at 5:40 PM on December 22, 2008


"clumsily edited"
Hardly. If anything's clumsily edited its your little rant. It's 'they have TOO much time on their hands'.

That's what the Preview button is there for honey, ok?
posted by monkeyJuice at 5:10 AM on December 23, 2008


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