With many university campuses in a whirlwind with final exams and graduation ceremonies, it seemed like a good time for a roundup of videos that represent the finest from inquisitive minds the world over.
Venerable krautrock and ambient virtuoso Dieter Mobius has provided a wealth of musical inspiration to his many fans. We’ll hear a rack from his new solo effort, Blotch, on Deep Threes Radio #4.
First up, Dutch artist and video producer Marlene Angeja uses the Cluster song “Rosa” as the music bed for an exploration of “nostalgia for the lost landscape.” Marlene includes archival films of a 1957 volcanic eruption on Faial Island in the Azores. The physical and economic aftermath sparked a mass migration off the island.
Next, a group of students from Sweden’s University of Skövde gives us this animated video set to Dieter’s 1983 lo-fi classic “Contramio”. He was chiptune when chiptune wasn’t cool…
Now that you’ve seen those rockin’ animated Mobius strips, you’re just dying to learn how it’s done, right? Kitefrog is happy to oblige. In ten minutes of your life you will never able to get back, he offers his own paradigm busting techniques for rolling your own from the depths of his (a) lab.
The heck with it! Summer vacation is here and the Jersey Shore beckons many in search of a “situation”. The only Arts and Letters we give a damn about are “Letters To The Devil Inside”. Garden State metal rockers One Brick Down oblige. A track from Tribalcore Leader guides our descent into darkness during Deep Threes Radio #4…
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