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Sunday, August 26, 2012

"Black Betty" by Spiderbait (video)

Music video by Spiderbait performing Black Betty. (C) 2004 Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd. under exclusive license to Interscope Records

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

A beautiful version of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (Beatles) by Sungha on the Ukulele

Sungha http://www.sunghajung.com played 'While my guitar gently weeps' arranged by Jake Shimabukuro.

Sungha played 'Anuenue Custom Ohua Koa III Tenor Ukulele'.

"Blackbird" by the Beatles (video)

"Blackbird" is a Beatles song from double-disc album The Beatles (also known as The White Album). Blackbird was written by Paul McCartney, who was inspired to write this while in Scotland as a reaction to racial tensions escalating in America in the spring of 1968.

A beautiful song.

Lyrics:

Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to arise.

Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these sunken eyes and learn to see
All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to be free.

Blackbird fly Blackbird fly
Into the light of the dark black night.

Blackbird fly Blackbird fly
Into the light of the dark black night.

Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to arise
You were only waiting for this moment to arise
You were only waiting for this moment to arise.

Goethe Documentary on Colours and Light (video)

Using Goethe’s Theory of Colours (Zur Farbenlehre) as point of departure, Light Darkness and Colours takes us on a fascinating journey through the universe of colours. In 1704, Sir Isaac Newton published *Light and Refraction*, his study of the interactions between sunlight and prisms. Newton was, as a good scientist, intent on achieving objectivity, which meant studying sunlight in isolation. He thought colours were contained solely in light, and found the spectrum he was looking for. When he reproduced this experiment, Goethe found another, hidden set of colours missed by Newton. Goethe found the hidden colours in the boundaries between light and darkness. He felt, as an artist, that one could not talk about light without including darkness. Calling it ‘the light-darkness polarity’, Goethe made this new scientific discovery using artistic methods in conjunction with science.

Leonardo da Vinci documentary (video)

Da Vinci was one of the great creative minds of the Italian Renaissance, hugely influential as an artist and sculptor but also immensely talented as an engineer, scientist and inventor.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

"The Evolution of 8-Bit Art" Documentary (video)

Fascinating short art documentary you can watch here. - Super Mario Bros, Zelda, Tetris, and the days of summers past! Starting with Atari and Nintendo and tracing the full 8-bit trajectory over the last 30 years. It’s true that video games have gone far beyond the 8 bit format. However, why do they still hold such a tender spot in our hearts? Explored.
Through the 1980′s, 90′s, and 2000′s 8-bit has become a cult following. Children who grew up playing Atari and Nintendo are now parents with children old enough to play video games. And many are introducing these children to their childhood games in much the same fashion as parents have shared their children’s books across the generations.

In today’s age, 8-bit now stands for simplicity and a minimalist form of creativity. There is a beauty to the crudeness. People enjoy understanding their technology. This documentary makes clear that this is ‘no nostalgia show.’ It is a high form of cultural thought.

"Pump Up the Volume" Documentary (video)

See the complete documentary here - "Pump Up the Volume" - the history of house music, from its early days as NY disco to the massive European and International scene it has become, via the major people and clubs who pushed it forward.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Funny song! "Come to Australia and You Might Accidentally Get Killed" video

A funny song about the dangerous animals that live in Australia! As an Australian, I find this song particularly amusing. See what you think...

Friday, August 3, 2012

"How to Write a Book" video

Writing a book is easy if you know how! Best-selling author Dale Beaumont share five of the best tips to help you write a book faster and easier than you have ever though possible. Watch this presentation now and marvel at the simplicity of this approach.

"People Help The People" by Birdy (video)

"People Help The People" by Cherry Ghost performed by Birdy from her self titled debut album.

Download Birdy's self titled album, now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/birdy.albm.stnd

Download Birdy's original track 'Without a Word' for free here: http://bit.ly/nNox56

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