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That total will only grow. These fanmade clips riffing on the bassheavy bounce of the song have become the Internet meme du jour a gonzo Gangnam Style, if you will.
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Baauer’s original Harlem Shake reentered the Billboard charts this week at No. 1, ahead of a starry collection of acts (Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift) still peaking from their Grammy Awards appearances. Talk about shaking the foundations.
Here is a week’s worth of the weird and wonderful, aka Singles Going Steady.1Harlem Shake, The Sunny Coast SkateIn this blip of a clip 31 seconds from start to finish good taste and rational thought get turned on their head, to the delight of 15 million (and counting) YouTube viewers. The recipe? Simple. Take a group of Aussie youngsters and get them to shake uncontrollably, buoyed by an otherwise forgettable dance track from discount asics shoes online Brooklyn producer Baauer. Voila, you’ve got a wildfireworthy viral hit. Oh, the Internet. How you confound us so.
2Nomeansno, Two Lips/Rags Bones (live in 1990)
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3The Slackers, Live at Flamingo’s Cantina
New York ska combo The Slackers likely draw better crowds in Victoria than anywhere else, based on this city’s incredibly supportive ska community. For years, the group has maintained a strong Vancouver Island presence, including headlining dates at the annual Victoria Ska Festival. An Austin, Texas, concert from late last year has just surfaced, a twohour example of what those not in the know can expect when the group performs Thursday at Club 9ONE9 with Hillside Hooligans and The Truth Sound System.
One of the better documentaries of 2012 was Searching For Sugar Man, a revealing look at the toll the record industry takes on some artists. To say more about the film and how it unravels would be unfair. Suffice it to say, Searching For Sugar Man will stop you in your tracks. The movie is in competition tonight at the Oscars, and is considered by some the frontrunner to win best documentary.
5The cast of Hunky Dory, Strange Magic
Shades of Glee permeate this British musical set in 1976, a year whose musical highlights plays a significant role in the journey undertaken by music students at a Welsh school. Their teacher, played by Minnie Driver, uses hits by David Bowie, Nick Drake and ELO whose song, Strange asics gel kinsei 5 mens Magic, gets revamped here as a way of inspiring her students during their yearend performance of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The film arrived last week on iTunes, well in advance of its March 22 theatrical run. See it sooner rather than later asics gel kinsei 5 mens discount asics shoes online.