Maintaining a 5:1 ratio over
Barenaked Ladies with Another Postcard,New York Dolls with Dance like a monkey, and Phish with ‘Sleeping Monkey’ and ‘Fee’. (Floyd the chimpanzee). Honestly, it’s kind of like country songs and Tennessee, using a monkey somewhere in your lyrics hardly ever goes wrong. Even the Beatles were known to use this trick.
So.. I watched that PBS NOVA episode about music and the mind, and how that guy reacted differently to Bach versus Beethoven. So, I browsed a classical piano site and listened to each, cold, and evaluated what I liked, disliked, different moods it inspired, and things my jam-band trained brain would want. Then I googled it. Thanks, internets!
One ofis latest parodies. Classic rock, styrofoam peanuts, Jim Morrison, and cheesy 80’s videos. Perfect combo. (Can’t embed it. Apparently this blog overwhelms youtube with the boingboing/slashdot/fark effect.) Now available as part of a fine EP called Internet Leaks.