Tuesday, January 31, 2012
James Pants released earlier this month a list of his Top 10 Musical Moments of Inspiration. The globetrotting DJ and former Spokanite, who now works for the Red Bull Academy in Cologne, Germany, writes that "this will be the year that we shed those fears and inhibitions that imprison us into submission and wilt our creativity."
To that end, he posted 10 exquisitely weird musical videos, each of which illustrates a different insight. Highlights include an improvisational performance on a "concerto generator," which, Pants claims, proves that "it is the size of one's will that determines success, not Pete Seeger," and a troupe of Mexican men dancing to baile-techno in absurdly sharp boots, which is supposed to teach us that "if your competition starts making pointy boots, you just make yours pointier. Do not accept defeat."
Here's the first video in his series: