Telegram from the Future
November 18, 2007 3:49 PM   Subscribe

kkerins made a dozen charming and moving fan videos out of public domain film and music by John Fahey, The Rachel's and others. Two to start with are "Fight On Christians! Fight On!" and "Wally, Egon and the Models in the Studio".
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posted by These Premises Are Alarmed at 3:52 PM on November 18, 2007

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posted by psmith at 3:54 PM on November 18, 2007 [1 favorite]

Big fan of the Rachel's though. Always freaks me out to hear it on NPR. Rachel Grimes came to a show where my band opened for Melt Banana once.
posted by These Premises Are Alarmed at 3:56 PM on November 18, 2007

Interesting. I do love Music for Egon Schiele.
posted by mykescipark at 4:16 PM on November 18, 2007

Seeing the Rachel's in an art museum was one of my better concert experiences. My only grudge against them is they don't record nearly often enough.

The Russian Futurists' "Telegram from the Future" video is a bit of a problem, partly because I first saw the source film, "Design for Dreaming", on MST3k so there's a part of me that can't take it seriously, even in an entirely different context. Also, the audio is so bad that I'm afraid that once I listen to a Russian Futurists recording they may end up being an entirely different band than I was expecting.
posted by ardgedee at 4:27 PM on November 18, 2007

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