On this edition of Twisted Music Video Of The Week, we’re going a bit more mellow with the music while still keeping some weird, creepy images. After the massive viral succes of the Walk Off The Earth cover of Gotye‘s Somebody I Used To Know, I started checking out more Gotye stuff on YouTube. Coming across this video for Hearts A Mess, I knew that I had to share it with you readers. The song comes from his 2006 album Like Drawing Blood. The music is very atmospheric and the video suits the emotions and mood perfectly, telling the story of a ragtag group of odd robotic creatures who decide to leave Earth for a better place. Enjoy the video below and make sure to leave a suggestion for next week! READ MORE
It’s Friday and therefore it’s time for the weekend to get it’s ass into high gear! How about you start it up with some ET from Katy Perry! WHOA WHOA WHOA! Before you crucify me, let me finish by saying that it’s a badass djent-metal background with only her vocals and that it kicks ass! Plus, the guy playing guitar (YouTube user TheNocturnal666), is wearing a Weland/Yutani shirt. How freaking sweet is that?! Check out the video below and download a copy for free here. READ MORE
I’ve been recently turned onto The Marshmallow Ghosts, an electro-pop group that is based out of Hell, Michigan! It’s a real place. Seriously. I have a t-shirt from there when I went on June 6th, 2006 (Get it? 6-6-06?). Anyways, their debut album will be coming out next week and is accompanied by DVD that is a full-length feature horror film entitled Corpse Reviver No. 2. The album is actually the soundtrack for the film and, from the looks of it, it’s gonna be pretty sweet!
Cosplaying and comic cons go together like rabbis and bacon. Wait, I meant, vegetarians and Ponderosa. Jam and anchovies? Dammit, I was never good at comparing things. Anyway, some fine cosplayers at the London Film and Comic Convention whipped up a nifty video of a bunch of people lip syncing along to Pink‘s Raise Your Glass. There are all sorts of superheroes, super villains, and hot girls in costume. Check it out after the jump! READ MORE
Shocking news has hit the Internet as it seems that 27 year old Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her London flat. Even though she had a long and hard battle with drug addiction, she was still a widely recognized singer. Hell, her 2006 album Back To Black won five grammy awards!
It’s been made very clear to me how much you readers love YouTube mashups. But to be completely honest, I love them just as much. So, with that being said, here is a mashup from YouTube user WaxAudio who took Judas Priest‘s Painkiller and mashed it up with Lady Gaga‘s Judas. End result? Pure awesome. Check it out after the jump.
Pop rock band Paramore have released their first new song, Monster, since the departure of former founding mebers Josh and Zac Farro. The song is to be released on the upcoming soundtrack for Transformers: Dark Of The Moon which will be out on June 14th. I would love to hear everyone’s thoughts on this new song.
I’m pretty much convinced that Leonard Nimoy is one of the coolest actors still around from Star Trek. He manages to avoid the spotlight that William Shatner craves while still being relavent and a cultural icon. Plus, he starred in the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, which I happen to love. Anyways, after the jump, you can watch the new Bruno Mars video for The Lazy Song, which features Leonard Nimoy enjoying some of life’s pleasures, such as porno magazines, joints, peeing in the sink, and reenacting the famous Taxi Driver scene in front of the mirror. Yup, my hero.
I hate Miley Cryus, but I loathe Nirvana and I have for years. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” in my opinion is the most overplayed song. Ever. Hearing these two worlds collide is quite literally ear rape. Read past the break for this monstrosity. Enjoy?
I have to admit that some of Ke$ha‘s songs are really catchy. However, I can’t really listen to her in public without feeling vast amounts of shame. That’s why when I heard this mash-up, I fell in love. The video after the jump takes Ke$ha‘s hit single We R Who We R, drops all the music and adds in one amazing instrumental section. Don’t believe me? Check it out for yourself!
Lady Gaga is back at it with another outlandish video, this time for her single ‘Judas‘. Norman Reedus (Blade II, The Boondock Saints) plays Judas, which actually seems somewhat fitting. The song comes from her upcoming album, ‘Born This Way‘, which comes out May 23rd. Check out the video after the jump.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Panic! At The Disco have a very theatrical style about them that borrows a great deal from horror. Just look at their steampunk murder mystery video, The Ballad Of Mona Lisa below for proof. Both that song and their newest video for Ready To Go (which you can watch after the jump) come from their latest album Vices & Virtues, which marks the first album where it’s just singer/guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Brendon Urie and drummer Spencer Smith.
Alright, this was too cool to not write something about. Apparently, Damian Kulash of Ok Go fame will be joining author Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, and Ben Folds at the Rethink Music Conference in Boston to, get this, write and record eight songs in eight hours. Not content there, they will then play a concert and then release it all as an album. All of this is meant to “…explore/re-conceptualize the entire notion of artistic creation and its mechanical dissemination and human reception in these topsy-turvy modern times of ours.” You can watch all of the action live, after the jump!
Okay, it’s Monday, which took me a while to figure out since Rebecca Black never taught me the days after Sunday. As a result, I wanted to give people a chuckle to start the week. Queue WhoMadeWho and their video for ‘Every Minute Alone‘. I can’t tell you why, but it made me laugh quite heartily. The song comes off their upcoming mini-LP, ‘Knee Deep‘, which comes out April 26th.