Taking a Quick Break

I only watched one movie today, and it was so boring I didn’t even finish it (sorry ‘Life Aquatic’ fans, it’s just not that good of a film).

So I’m taking a break to show you this little video clip masterpiece. In response to the Radiohead contest of remixing one of their latest singles, ‘Nude,’ one of the contestants made this video. Be sure to watch the whole thing, it takes a while to really get going.


Big Ideas (don’t get any) from James Houston on Vimeo.

According to the creator, he only ‘grouped together a collection of old redundant hardware, and placed them in a situation where they’re trying their best to do something that they’re not exactly designed to do, and not quite getting there.’

Each part of the song is performed by the following hardware:

Sinclair ZX Spectrum – Guitars (rhythm & lead)
Epson LX-81 Dot Matrix Printer – Drums
HP Scanjet 3c – Bass Guitar
Hard Drive array – Act as a collection of bad speakers – Vocals & FX

I feel so uncreative and boring after watching something like this.

Tomorrow I’m going to Salt Lake to watch Sergei Bodrov’s new film, ‘Mongol.’ Review to follow.

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One Response to “Taking a Quick Break”
  1. Patrick says:


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