Hello internet people! Viral Views is here to jazz up your life with some of the craziest, kookiest, and downright coolest music videos on the net. So plug in your headphones, turn that volume up, and let the sights and sounds make your day.
The guys of OK Go sure know how to make an entertaining music video. In the video for their song “This Too Shall Pass” they rig a massive Rube Goldberg machine in what appears to be an abandoned warehouse. What does the machine do? Well, you’ll just have to watch and find out:
Check out this new take on classic works of art by the Franco-American band Hold Your Horses. Try to see how many paintings you can recognize (no cheating and using an Art History major)!
Jimmy McMillan of The Rent is Too Damn High Party may not have won the race to be Governor of New York, but he did win the race to the hearts of the billions on the internet. I salute thee Jimmy McMillan and I will agree, the rent is too damn high!
Music video of the future (Use Chrome or IE9)
The new age of music videos is here! Using an HTML5-compatible browser (I recommend Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 9) you become the star of your own music video that has been customized specifically for you. So load the webpage, sit back, and marvel at the future that HTML5 websites will bring to us.
If this video teaches us anything, it’s that Christopher Walken should give up Hollywood acting in favor of Broadway. I would go to every show if I could see him perform like this again.
Some music videos are so ridiculous that only a parody can properly explain what is going on. Literal music videos were a wave of amazing in 2009, the most famous one “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” finally made sense of a video that had puzzled scholars for years. Now if only all songs in the 80’s could get the same treatment, we could finally make sense of what exactly happened in that decade.
That’s it for this week’s Viral Views. Remember to check back every Friday here at Geek Tech for your weekly helping of internet randomness. Now if you’ll excuse us, we have a bus to catch. See you in 7!
This story, "The Music Video of the Future and Rent That's Too High in Viral Views 9!" was originally published by PCWorld.