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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Watch: This Pug Really, Really Likes His Bath


…almost uncomfortably so.

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Crowd-Filmed: Lucius “Strangers” Kinks Cover #liveatlagunitas

“We are not two, we are one…”

When Lucius played the Lagunitas LaguMiniAmphitheaterette there were so many iPhones out that Lagunitas put out a call for people’s footage. The result feels like you’re in the crowd with the band … without any phones in the way!

WILDEWOMAN DELUXE RE-ISSUE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:
Preorder the Lucius reissue
Pre-order their deluxe edition re-issue of “Wildewoman” coming out Oct 14. It’s got the same killer Lucius debut tunes but packed with practically a whole other album full of covers and goodies:

01 “Wildewoman”
02 “Turn It Around”
03 “Go Home”
04 “Hey, Doreen”
05 “Tempest”
06 “Nothing Ordinary”
07 “Two Of Us On The Run”
08 “Until We Get There”
09 “Don’t Just Sit There”
10 “Monsters”
11 “How Loud Your Heart Gets”
12 “Turn It Around” (Recorded Live at Sounds Like a Fire)
13 “Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fears Cover)
14 “How Loud Your Heart Gets” (Spotify Session curated by Jim Eno)
15 It Doesn’t Matter Anymore” (Buddy Holly Cover) (Recorded Live in Brooklyn with JD McPherson)
16 “Wonderful” (My Morning Jacket Cover) (Recorded live at KCSN, Los Angeles)
17 “Don’t Just Sit There” (Recorded Live at Sounds Like a Fire)
18 “Genevieve”
19 “Until We Get There” (Vlad Lucan Remix)

Pre-order here »

 

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Musicless Elvis, David Bowie & Mick Jagger

You’ve probably seen the Shred videos, where the guy masterfully replaces—or reveals?—the music happening onscreen [see Creed]. These are in that vein of awesomeness, but with a whole other angle…





See more on Mario Wienerroither’s YouTube »

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Watch: Shakey Graves “Only Son” Live at Lagunitas

Shakey Graves treated the Lagunitas crew to a special, stripped-down and saddled-up version of “Only Son” off his yet-to-be-released LP, “And The War Came”.

There’s only a couple shows left at the LaguMiniAmphiTheaterette. If you’re in the area, hopefully you can make it in … most sell out in advance though. Don’t sleep!
Live at Lagunitas 2014 lineup

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WTF: Thundercat Vid Directed by Eric Andre “Tron Song”


If you’re familiar with Eric’s stuff, expect that you still don’t know what to expect. Whoa. (thanks, Mel)

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Trailer: Atari GAME OVER

If you ever heard anything about all those E.T. Atari game cartridges buried in the desert, this movie shows what led to them gettin’ there…and what happens when they dug them up. The documentary will premiere on XBOX.

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Best Duet Ever: Guitarist Shreds Along to Crying Japanese Politician

An epic follow-up to the  Japanese Assemblyman Losing It video. For which I have no words except: thank you, internet. (Cheers, Bill!)

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Ugly Cry: Watch Japanese Assemblyman Lose It


The guy above sounds like the goats who yell like humans (below).

This unhinged man-baby is Japanese assemblyman Ryutaro Nonomura. He’s in hot water for spending the equivalent of $30K, without any receipts … he says it was spent on 195 trips to hot springs resorts. The public’s not buying it. So a three hour hearing took place. And endless, hilarious sobbing and fist-pounding ensued. But is it the best cry ever?


MORE: Watch the Best Cry Ever »

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Watch: Mike Giant Stars in Major Lazer’s Aerosol Can Video

Love his lines. Love his lettering. Clang. Clang.

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Watch: Joaquin Phoenix’s Fantastic Forehead in Her

…even the one on the poster has a lil’ moustache:

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Whoa.
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Tasty TV: Epic New Lurpak Spot

Great work (as always) from W+K.

Below is still my favorite Lurpak spot … if only for it’s catchy tune:

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Video Mashüp: Ravers Raving to Benny Hill

Proof of how funny this is? They used the Benny Hill tune and didn’t even have to speed it up.
I laughed so hard I spat out my glow-in-the-dark pacifier.

 

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