Star Wars as a shadow play (article + video)
Character creator Tintoy Chuo collaborates with tok dalang (master puppeteer) Pak Dain to bring Star Wars: A New Hope to the literal screen of the wayang kulit (shadow play). Follow the journey of young Perantau Langit (One Who Walks the Sky) as he meets Puteri Leia (Princess Leia) and faces off Sangkala Vedeh (Powerful General Vedeh) in this Peperangan Bintang (War of the Stars). A preview video
. Tintoy Chuo at TedxKL
. It was a match made in Facebook, so quite rightly, here is their FB page
posted by cendawanita
on Jul 4, 2014 -
The Seattle Symphony
's "Sonic Evolution" program links up the Symphony with other Seattle area artists.
Last night, the hip players at the Seattle teamed up with Sir Mix-a-Lot for what Mix described as '"Orchestral Movements from the Hood" Night'. The results are on youtube:
Posse on Broadway
and Baby Got Back
posted by rmd1023
on Jun 7, 2014 -
Feel as if you've watched everything on Netflix? You might find something new at Summary Bug
, where a text-display glitch generates whimsical cinematic possibilities.
posted by oulipian
on May 18, 2014 -
Ladies and gentlemen, I share with you today – the latest beat from off the street, the mashup sensation that’s sweeping
the internet nation. It's DJ Faroff’s latest groovechild Mash Machine
, starring the Godfather of Soul, the Doors, dueling riffs from Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and
AC/DC. With special guest appearances from the Soul Train line dancers, the Pink Panther and a cowbell.
posted by jason's_planet
on Apr 17, 2014 -
A= Tokyo’s bid committee for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games appointed Fujio Fujiko’s famous robot cat Doraemon as a special ambassador.
B= Katsuhiro Otomo’s manga Akira predicted the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games way back in 1982.
A+B= I had to make this video.
[SL Vimeo - via]
posted by radwolf76
on Apr 8, 2014 -
10 iconic mixes from the dancefloors of New York
. "It’s the city that gave birth to disco, house music and hip hop, the home of iconic, seminal clubs like The Loft, Studio 54, Paradise Garage and the Sound Factory. If you were going to pick one city on earth where you could track the history of dance music through a series of classic sets, then New York would be it. Back in the early 90s, inthemix writer Jim Poe worked as a DJ in New York City, and here he’s selected ten iconic mixes from the history of NY clubs, tracking the city’s evolving sounds from Grandmaster Flash in 1978 to Francois K at Output this year."
posted by googly
on Jan 9, 2014 -
This Christmas, please remember the real reason for the season: a three-minute long Smash Mouth / Eminem mashup. Mom's Spaghetti
posted by Greg Nog
on Dec 25, 2013 -
Looking to freshen up that old October playlist? Allow me to recommend Halloween Booootie
, three free, full-length compilations (2009, 2010 and 2012) of bootlegs and mashups all perfectly themed for your next graveyard smash.
But do you want some more?
Are you looking for, dare I say, the real wicked shit?
Then please, step this way... [more inside]
posted by Faint of Butt
on Oct 22, 2013 -
The poet Cassandra Gillig mashes up recordings of poets reading their work with the instrumental tracks from contemporary pop songs. She doesn't do this to be "even remotely irreverent
," but rather because she believes "pop music has a way of capturing our emotions in their most palatable form & placing pop songs behind poems can guide us incorrectly or correctly but I’m hoping I’m going in a correct direction.
" Listen: Dylan Thomas with Miley Cyrus
, Sylvia Plath with Rihanna and Eminem
, Alice Notley with Justin Timberlake
, Frank O'Hara with Drake
, Hannah Weiner with Beyonce
, William Carlos Williams with Wale
, Dana Ward with Katy Perry
, Dorothea Lasky with Raekwon
, Ted Berrigan with Kendrick Lamar
, and Richard Brautigan with Mariah Carey
posted by raisindebt
on Sep 18, 2013 -