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Appreciating a wildly unappreciated band: MMMBop, bitches (Saturday Video Roundup)

When they first hit in 1997 with “MMMBop,” I remember Hanson being dismissed by my music intelligentsia friends as some kind of put-up job, a prefab kiddie novelty act. Thing is, it wasn’t true. At all. The brothers Hanson –...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jul 16, 2016

Saturday Video Roundup: the Top Secret Drum Corps

Today something a little different from our usual SVR fare.
by Scholars & Rogues on Apr 30, 2016

We’re in Dire Straits on Saturday Video Roundup

Today on SVR we honor Dire Straits, one of my all-time favorite bands. I will always remember the exact moment when I first heard Mark Knopfler’s opening note of “Down to the Waterline” – that was back when kids who loved ...
by Scholars & Rogues on Feb 20, 2016

The Birthday Massacre: Saturday Video Roundup

I needed a soundtrack for yesterday’s workout and settled on my favorite Toronto band, The Birthday Massacre. Chibi and company are still rattling around in my head, so I thought I’d share the love, starting with the new video for “...
by Scholars & Rogues on Nov 7, 2015

Nathaniel Rateliff & the NightSweats: CD of the Year candidate

Okay, the verdict is in. I’ve spun the eponymous Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nightsweats at least 20 times now and it’s a legit CD of the year candidate. I’m hearing influences ranging from Sam Cooke to Van Morrison to old Appala...
by Scholars & Rogues on Sep 12, 2015

Video Roundup: Super Mario Goes To Therapy, Pixels by Patrick Jean, Insane Toilet Paper Prank

It’s time for Video Roundup.  My top 12 videos of the week! Super Mario Goes To Therapy Sad! Pixels by Patrick Jean Can’t wait to see the movie! Election 2016: Too Many Cooks Yep! Showing IKEA Print to Art Experts … Continue readin...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 21, 2015

Video Roundup: Girls Do Science, Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Real Bionic Arm, A Taste Of Austria

It’s time for Video Roundup, my top 10 videos of the week! Girls Do Science Yes! You’re the One That I Want Cool! Daylight Saving Time – How Is This Still A Thing? You wonder? Mexican People Try Taco Bell … Continue reading &#...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 14, 2015

Hallelujah: Puddles the Clown

We’ve written about this song before. Time to add one to the list. Happy Saturday.
by Scholars & Rogues on Feb 7, 2015

Even you like Hip-Hop

volume four Aesop Rock – Zero Dark Thirty They did not know how long they had been there (x7) Look Unsigned hype Front line aeronauts flurry Zero dark thirty Zero Friends minotaur-fugly stepchild Evoke lunch jumped over plunging necklines Up, &...
by Scholars & Rogues on Dec 20, 2014

Even you like hip-hop: volume four

They did not know how long they had been there (x7) [Verse 1] Look Unsigned hype Front line aeronauts flurry Zero dark thirty Zero Friends minotaur-fugly stepchild Evoke lunch jumped over plunging necklines Up, beside tongue-tied hungry enzymes Devol...
by Scholars & Rogues on Dec 20, 2014

Video Roundup: Kitten Therapy, Young Elephant Survives Lion Attack, R2D2 Budgie

It’s time for Video Roundup.  My top 15 videos of the week! Kitten Therapy Great animal video! Sainsbury’s Christmas Ad Great Christmas ad! John Lewis Monty The Penguin Another great Christmas ad! Blackbird with Lennon Touching! My Bigge...
by Geek Alabama on Nov 15, 2014

Killin’ it Live! : St. Paul & the Broken Bones at KEXP (Saturday Video Roundup)

I’m getting my weekend off to a soulful start. You should, too. Happy Saturday.
by Scholars & Rogues on Sep 6, 2014

Two perfect indie pop songs by Veronica Falls: Saturday Video Roundup

Many of us quest for the perfect pop song. There are any number of candidates for the title, too – I could probably spend the day rummaging through my iTunes and come up with dozens of worthies. What’s amazing is that … Continue re...
by Scholars & Rogues on Aug 16, 2014

Even you like Hip-Hop (Saturday Video Roundup)

volume one Mos Def – Fear Not Of Man If you can hear me ladies and gentlemen Then I’m very happy that you came here Ooh-ooooooooooohhhh, ooh-ooooooooooooooohh-WHEEEEE!!! That was for Brooklyn.. Ha ha, we get it everytime You got me …...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jun 21, 2014

Dir En Grey: Japanese Metal from Hell (Saturday Video Roundup)

Godzilla ain’t the only hardcore badass from Japan. I’m not the Japan expert around here – that distinction falls to blogger, poet, photographer and Japanophile extraordinare Dan Ryan – so I won’t pretend that I know any...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jun 7, 2014

Beat the Meetles: Beatles mashup mania (Saturday Video Roundup)

The Beatles have collaborated with some of the world’s most popular artists through the years. Mashups have become their own art form, and perhaps nobody has been more important to perfecting the genre than The Beatles. Take their famous collab...
by Scholars & Rogues on May 10, 2014

The grimm reality of Matthew Grimm: Saturday Video Roundup

It’s Matt Grimm Day at S&R and we’re celebrating music with a social conscience. Join us? We love great bands and artists of all stripes around here, but by now it’s probably no secret that we’re champions of the overlooke...
by Scholars & Rogues on Apr 12, 2014

Video Roundup: Fire Drill Engagement, My Way Back Home, From Bump to Buzz

It’s time for Video Roundup.  My top 16 videos of the week! Fire Drill Engagement Congrats! Fire Near AIG Campus Wow!  What a video! 43 Cartoon Theme Song Mashup Great job! Aussie Builders Surprise Public With Loud Empowering Statements Too &...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 29, 2014

St. Paul & the Broken Bones: Paul Janeway may already be one of the greatest Soul/R&B singers in history (Saturday Video Roundup)

“I have seen the future of music and the name of the band is St. Paul and the Broken Bones.” – Rosanne Cash Otis Redding. James Brown. Wilson Pickett. Marvin Gaye. Smokey Robinson. Al Green. Stevie Wonder. Van Morrison. Sam …...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 15, 2014

Video Roundup: Rejected Coke Ad Languages, Chimpnology, Hearing Names Prank

It’s time for Video Roundup.  My top 15 videos of the week! Klingon, Dolphin, and More Rejected Coke Ad Languages This would have been better! Olympics 2014 | Saving Sochi’s Stray Dogs This is too sad! Maloney-Frost Superbowl Spot F...
by Geek Alabama on Feb 8, 2014


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