Friday, 13 May 2016

Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 5 : The Stone Roses "All For One" vs Dogtanian and the 3 Muskerhounds

It's not very important, but it dawned on me - how much The Stone Roses's first single in 22 years "All For One" sounds like the theme to 80's kids TV show Dogtanian and the Three Muskerhounds. Maybe another to be filed under "Talent Borrows, Genius Steals (Shits Copy)".

Someone else has said it reminds them of theme to 80's kids TV show the double deckers

Uncanny. Only so many notes and words to go around I suppose.

See also Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 1 : U2 "With Or Without You", and Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 2 : Radiohead "Creep" and Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 3 : Jamie T "Zombie" and and Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 4 : Mark Ronson "Uptown Funk" vs The Really Wild Show Theme

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Summer is here. Time for a POOL PARTY

H/T B3ta

Thursday, 8 January 2015

I'll Get The Ice Creams

Old, but 57 seconds you won't want back

HT to SpongoTheWonderBanger on B3ta

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 4 : Mark Ronson "Uptown Funk" vs The Really Wild Show Theme

It's not very important, but it was recently pointed out to me by Stephen Flannery - how much Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars single "Uptown Funk" sounds like the theme to Kids TV classic "The Really Wild Show". Another to be filed under "Talent Borrows, Genius Steals (Shits Copy)" I suppose.

See also Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 1 : U2 "With Or Without You", and Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 2 : Radiohead "Creep" and Ooh, That Sounds Familiar : 3 : Jamie T "Zombie"

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The World's Most Boring TV Show... And Why It's Addictive #SlowTV

I was lucky enough to see part of this live 5.5 day ferry voyage along the coast of Norway when in Oslo last year, and I wondered what I was watching. For the 30 mins or so I was glued to it in my hotel room, I saw a load of people run out of their house, and start waving. In the background, you could see someone else sat on a sofa, with his back to the camera watching the show on his TV, too lazy to get up and simply waving, so not to disrupt the action. The action, that he was part of. I went out for the evening, came back hours later, switched on the TV, and watched again as the ship sailed in open seas, with nothing to look at, and the occasional song. Great stuff.

Yes, this is a TED talk, but a good one. I hope someone in the UK has the balls to do something similar, I think it'll also be a ratings winner.

By the way, pretty impressive conference centre Arendal!

If you'd like to experience 4 hours of the show, then you are in luck;

The Landing : 20min Short Sci Fi Film For Lunchtime #WedsLunchShortFilm

This is a good little watch whilst you are having your lunch at work with your headphones on, and under 20mins with a great little twist. No spoilers, but "A man returns to the Midwestern farm of his childhood on a desperate mission to unearth the horrifying truth of what landed there in the summer of 1960"

THE LANDING - Short Film from Perception Pictures on Vimeo.