Tiga - Probably not a tiger.
June 4, 2009 9:11 PM   Subscribe

Canadian DJ bloke Tiga has a new album called Ciao. He's made a spoof documentary to promote it. It's really funny, even if you don't know about dance music - A bit like Nathan Barley by the ever wonderful Chris Morris. Part 1 Part 2
posted by debord (20 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
I actually like tiga's music and i found this insufferable.
posted by empath at 9:29 PM on June 4, 2009


Sorry.
posted by debord at 9:30 PM on June 4, 2009 [1 favorite]


His remix of Telepopmusik - Breathe is pure genius.

The original track is a fluffy dance-pop love song. He turned it into a down and dirty acid-funk work out... "Just Breathe" becomes the sound of some desperately gasping for air instead of someone falling in love. Pure evil.
posted by empath at 9:32 PM on June 4, 2009 [1 favorite]


Tiga on Top of the Pops -- Sunglasses at Night(this was the first Tiga song I paid attention to).
posted by empath at 9:39 PM on June 4, 2009 [1 favorite]


Also -- Hot in Herre
posted by empath at 9:43 PM on June 4, 2009 [1 favorite]


I've loved Tiga since he covered "Hot in Here."
posted by klangklangston at 9:45 PM on June 4, 2009


Haha. Xpost.
posted by klangklangston at 9:50 PM on June 4, 2009


It was significantly more than the least I can do. And a big shout-out to the WWF - they keep shit wild, all over the world.

I'm usually annoyed by faux pompous acting, but perhaps I like that Tigger character too much. I was just waiting for him to start bouncing. You know, because bouncing is what Tiggers do best.
posted by filthy light thief at 10:02 PM on June 4, 2009


I LOL'd out loud
posted by mhjb at 10:39 PM on June 4, 2009


The character is great, but it was all just a bit too long. Some good lines though.

The links to the videos are good too, thank.
posted by awfurby at 10:46 PM on June 4, 2009


you.
posted by awfurby at 10:46 PM on June 4, 2009


Washing Up will always be an anthem. His look is a bit poncey though.
posted by jcruelty at 10:54 PM on June 4, 2009


i don't use browser bookmarks. i just don't.

i bookmarked Tiga's remake of public enemy's 'louder than a bomb'. I'm a PE fan, but i think i like it better than the original.
posted by el io at 10:56 PM on June 4, 2009 [1 favorite]


Speaking of Canadian DJs: Deadmau5 criticized for comments attributed to him from an Irish tabloid. He responds.
posted by ageispolis at 11:19 PM on June 4, 2009 [1 favorite]


i bookmarked Tiga's remake of public enemy's 'louder than a bomb' . I'm a PE fan, but i think i like it better than the original .

Really? Huh.
posted by item at 11:31 PM on June 4, 2009


some good lines, though it might have been better, if it had been done as a fly on the wall, following him around in a Spinal Tap style, etc...
posted by johnny novak at 12:27 AM on June 5, 2009


Solid questch
posted by henners at 1:17 AM on June 5, 2009


I'm obsessed with his cover of "Sunglasses at Night." If I ever get to make a neo-noir teevee show about L.A., that's the theme song.
posted by Bookhouse at 8:12 AM on June 5, 2009


"you should have SEEN them watch me...."

brilliant.
posted by gcbv at 10:50 AM on June 5, 2009


Nathan Barley was an original idea of Charlie Brooker (soooo NSFW). The wonderful Chris Morris was co-writer with Brooker on the TV adaptation of the original TV listing based funny thing.
posted by merocet at 2:22 PM on June 6, 2009


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