BUMP AND GRINDHOUSE: The World of Psychotronic Musicals hits Golan-Globus’s ‘MACK THE KNIFE’

BUMP AND GRINDHOUSE: The World of Psychotronic Musicals hits Golan-Globus’s ‘MACK THE KNIFE’


July 23, 2014    dailygri

This is my first piece for DG, and what better way to begin anything than with a Golan-Globus opus? MACK THE KNIFE is Menahem Golan’s 1989 adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s musical The Threepenny Opera. Threepenny debuted in Berlin in 1928 (originally titled Die Dreigroschenoper), becoming a sensation…

Grindhouse Grooves – The Latest in Psychotronic Music Videos!

Grindhouse Grooves – The Latest in Psychotronic Music Videos!


July 11, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, we’ve got trippy animation, AKIRA gone classical, works by Larry Fessenden, Brandon Cronenberg and a Coppola, and more! DyE Feat. Egyptian Lover She’s Bad Dir. DentDeCuir DyE feat. Egyptian Lover – She’s Bad (Official Video) from Dent de Cuir on Vimeo. The video for DyE’s…

Grindhouse Grooves – The Latest in Psychotronic Music Videos!

Grindhouse Grooves – The Latest in Psychotronic Music Videos!


June 8, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, the latest in noteworthy music videos for the discriminating cult movie fan, we’ve got alien worlds, killer cars and a song from the first Jason Voorhees!   PSYCHIC RITES SINGULARITY Dir. Mike Wilson Psychic Rites ‘Singularity’ from Pleasure Kill on Vimeo. CHRISTINE is the obvious…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


April 28, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, we’ve got a dating Jason Voorhees, wild animation, a REAR WINDOW homage and a hell of a lot more!   Umberto Temple Room Dir. Arche Noir Noir, whose head Jan Schulze Beckendorf we interviewed here, shows off his giallo influences to great effect in this…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


March 28, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, we’ve got an ass-kicking Tom Hanks, two former child stars, wild animation and more! BUCKWHEAT GROATS TOM HANKS DIR. JARED LAPIDUS AND BUCKWHEAT GROATS Sure, throwing a faux Tom Hanks into a ridiculous (NSFW) rap video about how badass he is awesome, but even better…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


March 10, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, we’ve got an ’80s fantasy homage, a hot rod worm, plenty of whacked-out animation and more! DOG BLOOD CHELLA RIDE DIR. GOLDEN WOLF Dog Blood – Chella Ride from Golden Wolf on Vimeo. Dooooogs iiiiin spaaaaaace! It may seem like a concept ripe for comedy,…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


February 14, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, we’ve got Count Floyd, a dancing exorcist, a good use of the Prelinger Archives and more! THE WET SECRETS NIGHTLIFE DIR. TREVOR ANDERSON Count Floyd returns! Joe Flaherty reprises his “SCTV” role as Floyd takes out the latest tween sparkly vampire flick from the library…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


January 20, 2014    dailygri

This time on Grindhouse Grooves, we’ve got a depressed Ewoks, a softcore porn homage, a Hitchcock tribute, a serial killer and more! Marijuana Deathsquads Ewok Sadness Dir. Isaac Gale Hell hath no fury like a furry STAR WARS character scorned in this impressively twisted take on Marijuana Deathsquads’ great track…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE TEN BEST PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS OF 2013!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE TEN BEST PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS OF 2013!


December 30, 2013    dailygri

Picking my Top 10 movies for 2013?  No problem.  I only saw a few dozen new movies, so choosing ten wasn’t that much of an issue.  But music videos?  That’s a much tougher call, as I’ve probably watched a few hundred music videos in the last twelve months.  And so…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


December 26, 2013    dailygri

You look bored.  Are you bored?  Sitting there at work with nothing going on? Why not watch some music videos?  It’ll give you a chance to catch up with the music that those young people are listening to, and simultaneously allow you to watch some cool short films.  That also…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – THE LATEST IN PSYCHOTRONIC MUSIC VIDEOS!


December 4, 2013    dailygri

The No-Budget Nightmares crew took over our music video coverage recently with a round-up of noteworthy vids featuring SOV recreations — be sure to check out that edition here!  Then scroll down and bask in the warm, atonal glory of some of the most interesting psychotronic music videos to hit…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!


August 23, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. Welcome to another round-up of new music videos with their hearts in genre films and exploitation that serve as great short films that accentuate the music they’re made to promote while still having an original vision. This time, we’ve got animated wildness, sexy neon…

[TOP 10 GRINDHOUSE GROOVES] TOP 10 MOST RIDICULOUS SOUNDTRACK MUSIC VIDEOS

[TOP 10 GRINDHOUSE GROOVES] TOP 10 MOST RIDICULOUS SOUNDTRACK MUSIC VIDEOS


August 6, 2013    dailygri

Music videos were an essential way of promotion in the ’80s — studios couldn’t release a big-budget flick without a catchy title track they could sell to the MTV-addicted masses. The title track is now a bit of a lost art, and now we’re left with blockbusters that have the…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!


July 22, 2013    dailygri

Breakbot You Should Know Dir. Gerson Aguerri Breakbot’s ’70s-ish track stars out with a ’60s pop-arty THE TOUCHABLES vibe, then moves into a more ’80s computer animated look, and while it’s all fun to watch, it’s not all that coherent thematically. Still, it’s good visual fun for a nice low-key…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!


June 28, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. Welcome to another round-up of new music videos with their hearts in genre films and exploitation that serve as great short films that accentuate the music they’re made to promote while still having an original vision. This week, we’ve got ’80s nostalgia (x3), David…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!


May 31, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. Welcome to another round-up of new music videos with their hearts in genre films and exploitation that serve as great short films that accentuate the music they’re made to promote while still having an original vision. This week, we’ve got stars in peril, computer…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!


May 13, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. Welcome to another round-up of new music videos with their hearts in genre films and exploitation of whether that means spaghetti westerns, tales of the future, great use of character actors or an embracing of pulp paperback history, that serve as great short films…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!


May 6, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. It’s time for another edition of Grindhouse Grooves, showing the latest videos who take their cues from the more dingy side of the cinematic tracks. This time we’ve got apocalyptic animation, bowling ball heads, badass bikers and more! Vitalic Fade Away (Dir. Romain Chassaing)…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in Psychotronic music videos!


April 23, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. It’s time for another edition of Grindhouse Grooves, showing the latest videos who take their cues from the more dingy side of the cinematic tracks. This time we’ve a new video from Darren Lynn Bousman, vintage animation, serial killers and a nanobot invasion! Sally…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!


April 9, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. It’s time for another edition of Grindhouse Grooves, showing the latest videos who take their cues from the more dingy side of the cinematic tracks. This time we’ve got churches keeping off the zombies, tripped-out alien worlds and a nice guy minotaur, all backed…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!


March 25, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS. It’s time for another edition of Grindhouse Grooves, showing the latest videos who take their cues from the more dingy side of the cinematic tracks. This time we’ve got dangerous girls galore, first person carnage and Kenneth Anger!   Django Django Wor (Dir. Jim…

BEYOND MOTHERBOY: THE POP MUSIC LEGACY OF “PSYCHO”

BEYOND MOTHERBOY: THE POP MUSIC LEGACY OF “PSYCHO”


March 13, 2013    dailygri

  Everyone knows Bernard Herrmann’s excellent score for PSYCHO, an exceptional piece of work that’s as much a part of the Hitchcock film’s legacy as the infamous shower sequence. Herrmann, however, wasn’t the only musician who took tonal inspiration from the granddaddy of slasher flicks. In anticipation of the newest…

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES — The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES — The latest in psychotronic music videos!


March 12, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS.   It’s time for another edition of Grindhouse Grooves, showing the latest videos who take their cues from the more dingy side of the cinematic tracks. This time we’ve got Leland Palmer, more naughty puppets and assorted mayhem for your viewing and listening enjoyment….

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!

GRINDHOUSE GROOVES – The latest in psychotronic music videos!


February 25, 2013    dailygri

  MIXING 8MM WITH 8 TRACKS.   It’s time for another edition of Grindhouse Grooves, showing the latest videos who take their cues from the more dingy side of the cinematic tracks. This time we’ve got monsters, roller derbies and assorted mayhem for your viewing and listening enjoyment.   Bat…