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Published on December 28th, 2016 | by Alan Cross


Working Over the Holidays? These Three Music-Related Videos Will Help Pass the Time

Some people have jobs that give them a long break over Christmas and New Year’s. Others gotta work. If you fall into the latter category, you’re probably feeling a little down. That’s why I’ve collected some music-related videos that will hopefully (a) cheer you up a bit; and/or (b) soak up some of that time that you’re supposed to be working.

1.A Fantastic Bluegrass Cover of The Offspring’s “Self Esteem”

Surprise! This works.

2.100 Metronomes Self-Synchronizing

Behold an effect called “injection locking.” Cool or creepy?

3.Bad Ending for Test of Toy Drum Kit

If you’re going to test out a set of drums, you need to administer the big drum fill from “In the Air Tonight.”

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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