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How music videos should be.

Apr 24, 2008

I remember being in middle school and dreaming up band names with my good friend Brent.  We were both guitar players and could pull out some sweet Skid Row and Motley Crue (sorry no umlaut) licks and I could screech our some glam-rock high pitched vocals whenever the ladies were around.

Eventually our imaginary band (I think we settled on Aqua Net) of course made it onto MTV and our video was grand.  Due to the amount of lady-fans we had to take to the trees and perform our latest smash single – Stick To Me – whilst suspended among the California redwoods.  AWESOME!

Well MTV has changed, it’s been a long time since the Headbangers Ball and I’m not sure I’d even watch it now anyway.  My glam days turned to folk days and my idea of what is cool has (thankfully) changed significantly.  Less Poision and White Lion and more Ray LaMontagne and Vigilantes of Love.

Today I stumbled across a video on a design website.  I wish I saw on MTV but since it has nothing to do with someone turing sixteen or Flavor-Flav finding a wife I don’t think it will ever make it on “music television”… and that’s not really a bad thing.

This is what I think music videos should look like.  Oh and on a side note, this is also a decent study on reverb and how spaces should sound.

Fionn Regan – this guy is new to me but I like him.  More good stuff on www.myspace.com/fionnregan


Micah