Steam Powered Giraffe: The Quest for the Eternal Harp of Golden Dreams

Steam Powered Giraffe: The Quest for the Eternal Harp of Golden Dreams

Filmed back in 2011, watch robots Rabbit, The Spine, and The Jon from the band Steam Powered Giraffe come to life in this madcap, phantasmagorical musical escapade. This video showcases recorded performances of the band Steam Powered Giraffe fan-favorite songs, a fantastical fantasy side story about a sorcerer and his band of heroes, and also a behind-the-scenes peek into the humorous inner workings of Colonel Peter Walter's Steam Man Band. Steam Powered Giraffe songs performed in this film (in order): Ju Ju Magic Steam Man Band/Clockwork Vaudeville On Top of the Universe Electricity is in My Soul Sound of Tomorrow Honeybee Automatonic Electronic Harmonics Out in the Rain Captain Albert Alexander Me and My Baby Steam Man Band (Reprise) Brass Goggles

The Legend of the Purple Hairpin

The Legend of the Purple Hairpin 1977

Based in Chinese opera, the film tells the story of a young scholar in the Tang Dynasty, Li Yi who travels to the capital Changan to take the national civil examination. During the Lantern Festival, he encounters Huo Xiaoyu in the night market and picks up the purple hairpin she leaves behind by chance. Using the hairpin as a token of love, Li proposes to her on that same night. However, “the course of true love never did run smooth.” With the assistance of a mysterious man in the yellow robe (Huangshanke), together they have to fight against the wicked plot of Official Lu.

The Sound of Progress

The Sound of Progress 1988

This documentary shows the mindset of the some of the most original and influential artists of the experimental scene (Coil, Current 93, Foetus, Test Dept.). An unprecedented insight into the workings, the methods and the ideas that made these names legendary. Filmed in Hamburg, Amsterdam and London, 1985-1987.

Dagerman: en garage musical

Dagerman: en garage musical 1992

The passengers are search their placements on the flight of life or death. Grotesque and wildly exaggerated flight attendants help out and give safety instructions. The publisher and his friend is already seated. A child rocks on a plastic stool. Suicide is painless. Perhaps even a relief. Fasten your seatbelts. Recording of the stage version.

Daryl Hall & John Oates: The Liberty Concert

Daryl Hall & John Oates: The Liberty Concert 1985

On July 4th, 1985 in front of 60,000 fans, Hall & Oates performed at an outdoor benefit concert for the restoration of the Statue Of Liberty. The duo performed most of their soul-funk classics such as: "Family Man," "Rich Girl," "Say It Isn't So," "Method of Modern Love," and more.

Monster High

Monster High

The musical is set at Monster High and features the children of famous monsters, including Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolfman, who undergo the trials and tribulations of high school.

Camel: Total Pressure

Camel: Total Pressure 1984

The complete 2 hour performance that was lensed at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1984! The footage include 5 songs that the band thought had been erased by their record company, but had merely been misplaced in the archives. Onstage personnel included Andrew Latimer (guitars, flutes, vocals), Colin Bass (bass, vocals), Paul Burgess, Ton Scherpenzeel & Richie Close (keyboards) and Chris Rainbow (vocals).

Soul in the Eye

Soul in the Eye 1973

This short film on the legacy of culture and survival bestowed by enslaved Africans brought to the Americas features the music of John Coltrane.