Monday, September 5, 2011

Music Video: Overdub "Five Step" (Radiohead / Dave Brubeck)

Found this when I went looking for music in 5/4 time. (Why was I looking for music in 5/4 time, you might ask? I don't remember.) It had somehow never occurred to me that "Fifteen Steps" (the Radiohead contribution) might feel odd and jerky because it was in an unusual time signature, or that "Take Five" might be so named because of its unusual time signature (also 5/4).

But then, there are lots of things I haven't gotten around to wondering about yet. I'm a busy guy, with limited wondering capabilities.

As a bonus musical selection -- and I realize many of you will have seen this already -- Alanis Morissette's cover of the Black Eyed Peas' "My Humps" is still a thing of beauty, four and a half years later:


grumblebunny said...

Thom Yorke + Dave Brubek = OTP!

Tom said...

I was in band from 5th-12th grade and STILL can't tell what time signature anything is in. I might have the worst ear for music on the planet. I will agree that the Alanis cover of My Humps is a beautiful thing indeed...

And as an aside, Grumblebunny, you have a wonderful avatar!

Anonymous said...

The mashup is amazing - now I know why I could never get the "bang on the steering wheel" rhythm right for the Radiohead song.

In "Lumps" news, have you seen what a sign language interpreter can do with it?