FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress’ The Hollies (1972)

The Hollies are a British rock group formed in 1962. One of the leading British groups of the 1960s and into the mid 1970s, they are known for their distinctive three-part vocal harmony style. Allan Clarke and Graham Nash founded the band as a Merseybeat-type music group in Manchester, although some of the band members came from towns further north in East Lancashire. Graham NashContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress’ The Hollies (1972)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain’ Creedence Clearwater Revival (1972)

Creedence Clearwater Revival were an American rock band between 1968 and 1972 playing ‘swamp rock’. Lead singer/songwriter John Fogerty now in his 70’s shows no sign of slowing down Lyrics below, followed by Fogerty, then and now Someone told me long agoThere’s a calm before the stormI know, it’s been comin’ for some timeWhen it’sContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain’ Creedence Clearwater Revival (1972)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Around the World’ Daft Punk and Behind the Scenes Making of the Video

Daft Punk were a French electronic music duo formed in 1993 in Paris by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. Often considered one of the most influential acts in dance music history, they achieved popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement. They later began experimenting with drum machines, synthesisers and the talk box. From 1999, they assumed robot personas with helmets, outfits and gloves forContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Around the World’ Daft Punk and Behind the Scenes Making of the Video”

FCS Daily Music Video – Grammy Awards Show Rehearsal – Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams

Daft Punk were a French electronic music duo formed in 1993 in Paris by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. Often considered one of the most influential acts in dance music history, they achieved popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement. They later began experimenting with drum machines, synthesisers and the talk box. From 1999, they assumed robot personas with helmets, outfits and gloves forContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – Grammy Awards Show Rehearsal – Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams”

FCS Daily Music Video – Soul Train Line ‘Get Down Saturday Night’ Oliver Cheatam

Soul Train is an American music-dance television program which aired from October 2, 1971, to March 27, 2006. In its 35-year history, the show primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, dance/pop, and hip hop artists, although funk, jazz, disco, and gospel artists also appeared. The series was created by Don Cornelius, who also served as its firstContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – Soul Train Line ‘Get Down Saturday Night’ Oliver Cheatam”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Daft Punk’ Pentatonix

Pentatonix (abbreviated PTX) is an American a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying (baritone), Mitch Grassi (tenor), Kirstin Maldonado (mezzo-soprano), Kevin Olusola (vocal percussion), and Matt Sallee (bass). Characterized by their pop-style arrangements with vocal harmonies, basslines, riffing, percussion, and beatboxing, they produce cover versions of modern pop works. Pentatonix formed in 2011  Daft Punk were a French electronic music duo formed in 1993 in Paris by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. Often considered one of the mostContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Daft Punk’ Pentatonix”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Pentatonix

Pentatonix (abbreviated PTX) is an American a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying (baritone), Mitch Grassi (tenor), Kirstin Maldonado (mezzo-soprano), Kevin Olusola (vocal percussion), and Matt Sallee (bass). Characterized by their pop-style arrangements with vocal harmonies, basslines, riffing, percussion, and beatboxing, they produce cover versions of modern pop works. Pentatonix formed in 2011  Lyrics below Is this the real life?Is this just fantasy?Caught in a landslideNo escape from reality Open your eyesLook up toContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Pentatonix”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Automatica’ Nigel Stanford

Of all living musicians, perhaps none is better known for the exploration of the intersection between music and technology than Nigel Stanford  “For me this was a labor of love, exploring how technology is changing everything in our lives, affecting how humans interact with each other and what creativity means as more and more processes becomeContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Automatica’ Nigel Stanford”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Everybody’s Talkin’ ‘Bout Me’ Harry Nilsson (1968)

Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994), known professionally as Nilsson, was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. His work is characterized by pioneering vocal overdub experiments, returns to the Great American Songbook, and fusions of Caribbean sounds. A tenor with aContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Everybody’s Talkin’ ‘Bout Me’ Harry Nilsson (1968)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Moondust’ Madis, Laser Harp

The Laser Harp is a light-sensitive musical instrument. It is played by moving hands over laser light sources in order to send MIDI commands when a beam is interrupted. These commands can be sent to different electronic devices such as synthesizers, samplers, controllers and other. Don MatthewsMay 2021