Posts Tagged “YouTube”
How to ruin a heavy metal classic Fear of the Dark? Play it in a stadium bathing in hot summer sun.
Finnish rock group Eleanoora Rosenholm will perform their first ever UK gig. The band will play their apocalyptic murder ballads at Ja Ja Ja Club in the Lexington venue in London on the 26th of May.
This video on YouTube shows the difference in lighting between summer and winter in the far North. The video consists of two synced time lapse sequences shot by regular webcam. One sequence taken during the darkest polar night and the other during the brightest summer. Video was shot in Helsinki, capital in the south of [...]
Easter here again… Marillion’s 1989 song Easter captures the feel of this time of year: the Spring, the hope, the light. The song’s about the tensions in Northern Ireland. I think things have fortunately settled somewhat since making this song.
This sandstrom looks something like special effects from those Mummy movies – at least for us up north far away from the events. The storm darkened the skies over Kuwait in 25th of March 2011. What can be figured out of the description on this YouTube-video with Google translator, its uploader first thought this was [...]
The stuff that’s been going down in North Africa and Middle East has sprung especially one song to my mind. It’s Every Bloody Emperor by Van der Graaf Generator. VdGG is a progressive rock group formed in the late 1960s and brought back from the dead in the noughts. This song is from their comeback [...]
Japanese skyscrapers sway to absorb the power of earthquakes. Though the devastation in Japan is terrible, it’s safe to say, that the situation would be much worse without the strict japanese building codes. More about ingenious japanese construction in article by The New York Times. Here’s what it looked like when skyscrapers took the hit [...]
What you do when faced with an oppressing dictator? Apparently, you laugh at him. The uprisings in North Africa and Middle East come with amass of jokes aimed at the the regimes and their lackeys. Jokes like these, circulating in Twitter: Victory Friday’ in Tunisia & ‘Liberation Friday’ in Egypt Gaddafi has decided to abolish [...]