Soundtrack to a really hype nap
November 20, 2015 12:14 PM   Subscribe

R3 Music Box is a YouTube channel that delivers peaceful music box versions of anime, movie, and video game themes, plus tons of J-pop, K-pop, and more.
posted by knuckle tattoos (13 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
Ohh man. I remember when it was still Livejournal and IRC was the place to download and share foreign music, the locked communities on Livejournal always had so many comments for grabbing music box versions. It would regularly go into 20-40+ comments. Those were the days~
posted by yueliang at 12:25 PM on November 20, 2015

Well ok this is putting me in an...unexpected headspace. Thanks?
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic at 12:28 PM on November 20, 2015

Music boxes! I've been really into them this week, and have been very much enjoying the wonderful Hannah Peel (music starts at about 1m20).
posted by pipeski at 12:42 PM on November 20, 2015

Gonna fly now is absolutely beautiful.
posted by Foci for Analysis at 12:43 PM on November 20, 2015

When you start doing pregnant, getting ready for baby shopping, every store has for sale CD collections of classic and neue-classique rock songs done as lullabies. Very similar to this.

Someone bought us the Beatles one.
posted by clvrmnky at 12:43 PM on November 20, 2015

Oh, and here's Tainted Love.
posted by pipeski at 12:44 PM on November 20, 2015

Well ok this is putting me in an...unexpected headspace. Thanks?

You're welcome!!

If you would like to return to a more predictable headspace via music that better lends itself to music box arrangements, try one of the following: and beware of anything in a minor key like the first Attack on Titan OP.
posted by knuckle tattoos at 1:04 PM on November 20, 2015 [3 favorites]

This is exactly what I needed right now.

Thank you.
posted by Faintdreams at 1:42 PM on November 20, 2015

Aaaand they have a Babymetal playlist which is sublime.
posted by Faintdreams at 1:52 PM on November 20, 2015

needs some Xenogears, I mean, it's already music box style, but it'd be humorous if they did it too.
posted by numaner at 2:02 PM on November 20, 2015

Sankyo probably have the originals of these tunes, in hardware format. Their range of music is mind-boggling. One day I'd like to make a MIDI music box mechanism, but that would be hard.

Colleen's "The Golden Morning Breaks" is pretty much entirely played on a music box. Love it to bits.
posted by scruss at 3:00 PM on November 20, 2015

Bjork performing Cocoon live (on TV) with some of the custom music boxes she had made for Vespertine.
posted by cleroy at 5:44 PM on November 20, 2015

We have some of these:

The Flaming Lips one is quite good. My daughter doesn't care for them too much, though!
posted by sincarne at 9:28 AM on November 27, 2015

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