Comedic Musical Funtimes


  • Loaded Gun – Fearless Vampire Killers
  • Three Seed – Silversun Pickups
  • I Turn My Camera On – Spoon (Old vs New)
  • Frontier Psychiatrist – The Avalanches
  • Hot Girl in the Comic Shop – Tripod (Scene & Heard)
  • Lose You Soul – Dead Man’s Bones (Ryan Gosling’s band!)
  • This Too Shall Pass – OK Go (Video on the Radio)
  • White Sky – Vampire Weekend
  • Down By The River – The Drums

Monday was not only another chance to hang with your favourite befringed lassies, but also the beginning of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Excitement!
For Old versus New we discussed Spoon and their slow transition into mainstream culture. 
In a city to be taken over by LOLs and ROFLs, we discussed the trend, or moreso existence of musical comedians for our Scene and Heard segment. The discussion included Tim Minchin, David O’Doherty, Tripod, Scared Little Weird Guys, and The Axis of Awesome. And of course, Rich Fulcher of Mighty Boosh fame.
Video on the Radio covered OK Go’s ‘This Too Shall Pass,’ a video of a Rube Goldberg machine (you know, those chain reaction machine things made up of lots of little parts like in the Honda ad.) Here it is for those who weren’t able to fully appreciate the visuals (radio being non visual and all):

March 25th 2010
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