Posts filed under: Movie/Media Clips

David Bowie “Stay” (1976); Apollo 100 “Joy” (1972)

I started going to NY Rangers games at The Garden with my dad when I was about 7 or 8 years old, and it was love at first, ah, skate. Hockey immediately became, and will unquestionably always be, my favorite sport. The moment when the players first take the ice just prior to the game...... Read More

Farrelly Brothers // Electric Light Orchestra “Showdown” (1973); Smashmouth “Do It Again” (2000); Billy Stewart “Summertime” (1966)

Look, with a 2-minute graphic diarrhea scene, you either find it funny or you don’t. In other words, you probably either love Farrelly Brothers movies or hate them. Unimaginably gross, dreadfully inappropriate, off-puttingly dark, hopelessly juvenile? Check, check, check and check. Yes, I love them. I’d guess that the Farrelly’s are probably best known for...... Read More

Jefferson Starship “Jane” (1979)

The incredible singing of Mickey Thomas makes Jefferson Starship's "Jane" a pleasure worth being guilty over.... Read More

Cake “Short Skirt / Long Jacket” (2001)

The vibraslap is an extremely complex percussion instrument. I’ll attempt to explain: It consists of a piece of stiff, heavy wire (bent into a U-shape) connecting a solid wood sphere to a hollow box with metal “teeth” inside, and is operated by creating a strong, sudden downward force in order to generate vibrations in its...... Read More

Led Zeppelin “Fool In The Rain”

For one Zeppelin song, the sound of rock's most recognizable drummer was quite unfamiliar... Read More

Creedence Clearwater Revival “Tombstone Shadow”

There are so many incredible things about Creedence Clearwater Revival. Let’s just start with this: Despite all the swampy iconography of the deep South portrayed in so many of their songs, the band was actually from northern California, near the San Francisco Bay area. Very few green rivers and riverboat queens up there, and they...... Read More
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