INABSOLUTE MIX

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I believe that listening and watching things outside of their intended context may hold the power to shift our perspective about not only what we’re consuming, but the rest of the world around us. As such, I started making mixes of Youtube videos that play with audio/visual presentation. I encourage you to send in your own.

  • Inabsolute 9/15
    Tonight's mix is: Deep Cello Music The Cry of the Armenian Duduk Isle of Forgotten Sins    (*note* this gets played at 1/2 speed) I've decided after learning about the duduk that pretty much all videos can be enhanced by having a duduk. It's this haunting, wailing instrument that you'll recognize from movie soundtracks. It can make … Read more
  • Inabsolute 9/16
    Tonight's mix is: Daughter – "Montreaux Jazz Festival 2016"The Man Who Cheated Himself (film, 1950) That's it. Pretty simple tonight. I feel like it's pretty good for time travel back to the mid 50s (though, admittedly, in this incarnation I wasn't there). Daughter is one of those bands that is so great at what they … Read more
  • Inabsolute 9-17
    Tonight's mix is: Post Rock for Sleep: Night OneA Canção de Lisboa [1933]  I think you can learn a lot about a movie even when you don't speak the language and even when you don't look at the visuals if you can just listen to the tone people are using while they speak. Further, you … Read more
  • Inabsolute 9-18
    Tonight's mix is: Born to the Saddle (western movie, 1953, .5 speed) Relaxing Armenian music w/ duduk Sam Moore – Moooohieee The duduk and the Sam Moore musical saw playing are a super haunting combo. The Western adds surreal character. What about you? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjiG6GU4Y0k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5tcbD5in7k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mceZXVT8DuY
  • Inabsolute 9-19
    Tonight's mix is: Brand of Hate (western movie, 1934, .5 speed) Cymande – Dove (sometimes I move this to .5 right away. It can handle the slowdown the Katie Ellen show from 11/12/16 God Bless the Musicians who know all the things that don't have words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIUeOjMtYYc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcL8SvyKtE4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUKd9mPF–k

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Ben LeRoy is spirit trapped in the 21st century on Earth. Someday he will be somewhere else. Until then, he's glad to know you're out there, too. And later elsewhere he will be glad to know you're out there, too.