Reporter Drops Tribe Lyrics in Phife Dawg Tribute

My all-time favorite MC, Phife Dawg, of a Tribe Called Quest passed away on Wednesday. He died of complications from diabetes. He was only 45. If you’ve ever watched Michael Rapaport’s documentary on Tribe, Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest, you know a little about Phife’s battle with the disease. Couple… Continue reading Reporter Drops Tribe Lyrics in Phife Dawg Tribute

Blue Monday with Only 1930s Instruments is Awesome!

The BBC has something called Orkestra Obsolete, where some musicians play well-known tunes with instruments that are — you probably guessed — obsolete. In this jam right here, they play New Order’s Blue Monday with only instruments that were available in the 1930s. No electric guitar, synthesizer, keyboards or what have you. Plenty of masks on… Continue reading Blue Monday with Only 1930s Instruments is Awesome!

Here’s Steve Perry Lip Syncing His Own Song

Steve Perry, the former lead singer of Journey, is a big San Francisco Giants fan. He’s from San Francisco and turns up at their games from time to time, like the past two games they’ve played in the NLCS. And if you know anything about postseason baseball, it’s that teams LOVE to play Journey songs,… Continue reading Here’s Steve Perry Lip Syncing His Own Song

These Elephants Dig Bach

Here’s violinist Eleanor Bartsch warming up for a performance of Bach Concerto for Two Violins with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra at the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI. The Circus World Museum is exactly what it sounds like. A giant circus museum, but with live performances and so forth. Until today, we did not know… Continue reading These Elephants Dig Bach

Huey Lewis and Weird Al Do American Psycho

This is by no means new, but I just stumbled upon it yesterday and my god is it awesome. Huey Lewis takes Christian Bale’s role in American Psycho, while Weird Al takes Jared Leto’s. Yes, it’s the scene where Patrick Bateman kills Paul Allen, which is also the scene where Bateman sings the praises of… Continue reading Huey Lewis and Weird Al Do American Psycho