The music video for The Chemical Brothers’ “Sometimes I Feel So Deserted” takes us to a literal desert, one that looks straight out of an Australian post-apolyptic movie. And when a woman finds herself on the run from some rather nefarious figures, it quickly becomes clear that it’s not just the cars that run on…
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem covering Kool and the Gang’s “Jungle Boogie”? Fun. Sam the Eagle somewhat reluctantly joining the band on vocals? Pure gold.
Because Death Note, Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata hit manga about a teenager who is able to kill people by writing their names in a death god's notebook, has been adapted for just about every other medium, it's now becoming a musical. And some of the English-language songs are now online.
In the music video for Hundred Waters' "Innocent," we watch through CC TV cameras as a robotic janitor travels through an empty spaceship, sucking up the bugs who have invaded the corridors. But gradually, we come to understand just what is going on in this strange animation.
It's hard to imagine that 2001: A Space Odyssey would have its incredible cinematic impact without that classical soundtrack. But director Stanley Kubrick originally hired a composer to score the film, only to abandon the score in postproduction.
Are you sick of love songs that use scientifically inaccurate metaphors to describe romance? Well, sit down, pop in your ear buds, and listen to these two fellows croon about love in terms of covalent bonds, pH, and genetic mutations.
Nigel Stanford's song Cymatics is named for the study of visible sound vibrations, and we see sound made visible in this music video. In fact, this video is a treasure trove of science, with ferrofluid, Chladni plates, Tesla coils, and a fiery Ruben's tube.
The Universal movie monsters might be a staple of the kooky "Monster Mash," but what happens when the song is updated to include the likes of Freddy Kruger, Leatherface, Jigsaw, and the not villainous, but still horrifying, Human Centipede? Well, the song's a bit grosser than we remember.
"The Madness of King Scar" is a song that was based on a scene cut from the original Lion King movie that ultimately made it into the stage musical. One animator took the disturbing Scar and Nala portion of the song and imagined how it might have looked in the animated movie.
Edge of the Spider-Verse #2 opens with Gwen Stacy playing drums in the Mary Janes, a rock band fronted by none other than Mary Jane Watson. Indie rockers Married With Sea Monsters added a few more lyrics and a tune to the Mary Janes' song "Face It, Tiger" and recorded it for our listening enjoyment.
Things may be better down where it's wetter, but when you plunge in the ocean depths, the marine life can get downright terrifying. In this video, The Little Mermaid's Sebastian the crab sings all about the often hideous and gargantuan creatures "Under the Deep Sea."
What is the perfect visual companion to the twanging and screaming of sludge metal band The Body's track The Empty Hearth? How about the twitching dances of a few large and hairy spiders?
Jim Henson may be best known for his puppeteering, but he also created a number of experimental animations, including this one, a visual interpretation of one of jazz great Chico Hamilton's pieces.
It was really only a matter of time before someone paired Matt Smith's Eleventh Doctor with Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes in a musical number filled with lyrical one-upmanship. The duo agrees that they should team up, but which of them will be the assistant?
How do you pump up the testosterone on a song by Metalocalypse's Dethklok? Make Batman the lead singer and send him rocking with his iron buns and his backup band—made up of Red Hood, Nightwing, and Robin on the drums.
On last night's Tonight Show, Tariq Trotter of the Roots used his rhyming skills to tell the tale of Harry Potter. Okay, now we need an album's worth of these covering the events of all seven books.
Want to trip out your brain for a few minutes? Watch OK Go's new music video for their song "The Writing's on the Wall" and delight in what you can do with mirrors, paint, and objects in the proper position.
In 1995, Hayao Miyazaki had writer's block while working on Princess Mononoke. So he took a break to direct this music video for Chage and Aska's song "On Your Mark." And while it may have been a short film, Miyazaki didn't skimp on the visuals.
Here's a question we never thought to ask: how would Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the life of Jesus play with the Muppets? Now we know, thanks to the Muppet Christ Superstar album, with Kermit as Jesus, Gonzo as Judas, Miss Piggy as Mary Magdalene, and a chorus of clucking proto-Christian chickens.