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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.”

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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