Posts Tagged ‘Piano’
Dust off that upright piano in your Mom’s living room and make those countless hours practicing worth their while – this is the original music that Nintendo composed for the Super Mario coin sound effect. Annoy your neighbors and repeat this 100 times for an extra life.
-via Dooby Brain
Artist Michel Gagne took the live improvised performance of two avant-guarde jazz musicians and visualized it into an abstract animation. The hand-drawn film, “Sensology”, took over 4 years to create, and is creating buzz in the animation world after premiering a few weeks ago. Enjoy:
(Barry Guy on Bass, Paul Plimley on Piano)
Get your culture fix (sort of) with this food ballet. If your co-workers eavesdrop and hear the Debussy classical piano coming from your computer, nod your head slowly and say, “Nice pirouette, Baryshinikov”…they’ll be impressed with your level of sophistication and never know you’re watching gummi bears, cupcakes, and pineapples strut their stuff.
I’ve been battling my annoying insomnia tonight by playing with Instrumentube videos…I can’t believe someone didn’t think of this already. By clicking different points on the Youtube sliders below, you can play the piano, guitars, and even a percussion shaker. Get in touch with your inner composer and make your own sweet tunes -
If you find this even remotely as cool as I do, you’re definitely a fellow Nintendo-geek. Jazz pianist Scott Bradlee and saxophone player Ben Golder-Novick teamed up to create incredible interpretations of background music from the best 8-bit Nintendo games. It’s impossible NOT to love this!
(Random sidenote: Thanks to all my readers who wished me a Happy Birthday yesterday. You guys are definitely kinda cool…)