1. David Lumsdaine: Big Meeting

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    from NMC Recordings / Added

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    Lumsdaine's poetic collage was recorded on location at the Durham Miners' Gala, 1971 - a large annual gathering associated with the coal mining heritage of the region, and known as The Big Meeting. This remarkable work assembles snatches of brass bands, choirs, speech and song alongside the sounds of a historic occasion. "Big Meeting is remarkable not only as a technical feat — I can't think of a electronic work that gives a more vivid sense of movement within a particular geography —but also as a haunting evocation of a lost world. If the sound of the miners' hymn in Durham Cathedral doesn't bring a tear to your eye, you must be one of the Koch brothers" Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise This recording is available on NMC Recordings (NMC D171) http://www.nmcrec.co.uk/recording/big-meeting

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    • "RUNAWAY AMERICAN KIDS"

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      Summer 2012 Tropical Punk Denim Records Presents "Runaway American Kids"

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      • 1971 Ford Torino Grille Install

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        Finally got the grille installed for my 1971 Ford Torino. Here's the over dramatized footage!

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        • Edmond High School - Class of 1971

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          This video/slideshow was made for the 40th Reunion of the Class of 1971 from Edmond High School in Oklahoma. It contains images from the yearbooks from 1966-1971 (7th grade - 12th grade). The music included in this slideshow features: Otis Redding - "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" Sly & The Family Stone - "Everyday People" Steppenwolf - "Born To Be Wild" Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Proud Mary" Tommy James & The Shondells - "Crimson And Clover" Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride" Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Mr. Bojangles" Three Dog Night - "Joy To The World" Van Morrison - "Wild Night" Cat Stevens - "Wild World" John Lennon - "Imagine" The Beatles - "In My Life"

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          • Yr Wyddfa - Mt Snowdon (1971)

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            from Peter Morse / Added

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            An interview with Gareth Morse, discussing his 1971 painting of Yr Wddfa (Mount Snowdon) - the tallest mountain in Wales.

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            • Interior View (1971)

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              from Gregory Gutenko (Doctor Video) / Added

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              A ghost walks and remembers within her desolate rural home. A 1971 student film (original title: Clinton County) made at Missouri Western College in St. Joseph, Missouri. The original footage was transferred to Betacam in 2009 by Brodsky & Treadway and re-edited to add sound. 16mm filming time totaled 18 hours; used 4 100 foot rolls of Eso-S processed hi-speed and super-speed (ASA 400 and 800) B&W film ($28) and 1 roll of 8mm Kodachrome, all shot in an old Bolex. Elaine Justus acted and researched for old houses (more than one was used). Wardrobe by elaine. Best Experimental Film Award winner in the 2010 Griffon International Film Festival in St. Joseph, Missouri. Also screened at the 2008 Indie Can Film Festival in Toronto and the 2010 Washougal (Columbia Gorge) International Film Festival in the USA.

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              • Mustang

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                Mustang Mach 1 Fastback Director : Timothy Cochrane Music : Hendrix For more info, check out: www.timothycochrane.com

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                • Rodin: Paolo et Francesca

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                  Choreography: Leonid Jacobson Music: Alban Berg Performed by Mila Putinova and Alexander Nadtochiy Leningrad, 1971

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                  • boston whaler 21 outrage ribside

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                    cruising the river "bergse maas" on a windy day

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                    • SURF'S UP ( BRIAN WILSON VAN DYKE PARKS BEACH BOYS COVER ) 02.06.11

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                      from Michael Thorner / Added

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                      I wasn't planning to do another Beach Boys cover so quickly after interpreting the Dennis Wilson/Gregg Jacobson chestnut, Forever, but I got into a wonderful online chat with another uber-fan about the music of Brian Wilson recently, specifically Wilson's work with Van Dyke Parks, and I decided to give this one a go. It's not like I haven't been playing it for myself at home for approaching two decades. Another impetus to capture a live take of this great song was that my friend and musical collaborator, violinist Alex Cheung was over on a Saturday night, and was willing to help take me through recording it with more than just a cheap mono camera, which I've been using for the past two years. This song deserves better treatment than that. (Well, all the songs I cover do, but...) Much has been written about the Beach Boys SMiLE period (Alex is in the background in this clip, reading the first edition of Dominic Priore's LOOK! LISTEN! VIBRATE! SMILE!), and I can safely say I've read most books, magazine articles, and critical analysis on the subject, the period, the music, and Brian's subsequent triumphant completion of the project in 2004, 37 years after the music was first conceptualized. I don't have much to add to what has been written, other than to say that the song Surf's Up is Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks' masterpiece. The chord progressions, the ornate words, the baroque atmosphere the combination creates, and the resonant mood the piece generates is a wondrous gift to music lovers. The song will be around forever. It's as good as anything Bach composed. Seriously. I hope I do it some justice as a fan. I was lucky enough to see Brian Wilson play live nine times (once with him reunited with the Beach Boys in 2012.) I also saw the Carl Wilson-led Beach Boys band in 1986 and 1993 (their box set tour was incredible.) I even got my Pet Sounds box set book signed by Brian, the year he toured with Paul Simon, and won a signed Imagination book in 1998 through the Entertainment Tonight website. I was fortunate enough to also meet Van Dyke Parks in 2010, when he toured through Toronto with Clare and the Reasons. I was so intimidated by him I probably sounded like a fool. We talked about how great Harry Nilsson was. Rest assured, the music of Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks changed my life for the better. For more of my ramblings, follow me on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/michaelthorner

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