You’ve probably heard most of these pieces of classical music at some point in your life, but had no idea what they were called. Pianist Vinheteiro takes this opportunity to educate us, while at the same time showing off his impressive ivory tickling skills.
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This Exists talks about the rise of Japanese anti-idol groups such as Babymetal. While still manufactured and pigeonholed, these groups stray from the sweet and sterile facade of traditional pop idols by adding anything risqué and seeing if it sticks: metal, blood, Trump…
Back in 1995, Michael Jackson asked someone at Sony Music to explain how Compact Discs were manufactured, so they put together this factory tour video just for him, while producing his album History. It’s a fun time capsule, and a perfectly awkward corporate video.
Rising electronic artist Mura Masa and Damon Albarn of Gorillaz and Blur fame invited La Blogotheque to watch them perform a stripped down version of Blu, the last track in Mura Masa’s self-titled debut album. Oh to be young and working with Damon Albarn.
Dropout proves you can make a rap song about anything, with their hilarious track about how dope it is to wear heelys, those kids’ shoes with little wheels built into them. Get ready to hear “When I wear my heelys, I give all the girls feelies” everywhere when this blows up.
Musicians Blair Crimmins and The Hookers created this great slow jam arrangement of Foo Fighters’ track My Hero specifically for their friend’s Mom, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease. They wanted to make a version that she could dance to at her son’s wedding.