The University of Michigan’s a capella group Amazin’ Blue put on their blue face and performed a terrific rendition of Peter Gabrial’s “Down To Earth” from the Wall-E Soundtrack. That’s a little more Blue Man Group than Pixar, but I’m not complaining. As always, nominate… Read More »Videopolis: Down to Earth (From Wall-E) by U of M Amazin’ Blue
Today’s Videopolis should bring back memories of a youthful Christian Bale dancing in the streets. Yep, it’s Seize The Day from Disney’s Newsies from Sweet Nothings at Truman State University. A broadway musical version is current in pre-production at Disney Theatrical. Maybe this group can… Read More »Videopolis: Seize The Day from Newsies
Update 1/5/11: Added survey results below
Fan covers or fandubs are a popular phenomenon on YouTube. This year’s Disney Animated Feature “Tangled” has generated its share of videos in the genre. So for this week’s Videopolis, I thought I’d introduce the idea of a singoff. Listen to the three fan covers of “When Will My Life Begin” from Tangled and then vote in the poll below for your favorite.
The clear winner was #3 NimsMusic with over 80% of the vote.
It’s not part of the voting, but I’ve include a fun parody video below the jump:
In today’s installment of Videopolis here’s a very good arrangement of Disney tunes performed by My A Capella a group from BYU. Here’s a recording of the same arrangement without the audience interruptions, but I think they have more energy on stage. Have your own… Read More »Videopolis – My A Capella Disney Medley
Apparently there is a whole sub-genre of the beatbox musical performance -the flute beatbox. Here’s a gentleman playing “The Bare Necessities” from Disney’s The Jungle Book in Flute Beatbox style. Be careful, once you hear this you can never un-hear it.
I’m toying around with a new series of posts, or potentially even a separate blog, focused on the influence of Disney in online video as created by fans and artists. There’s a wealth of great, and some not so great, creations on Youtube and Vimeo… Read More »Videopolis – “You Can Fly” by Rendezvous Quartet