Music Videos

Music videos may be the perfect art form, bringing together songwriting, recording, screenwriting, producing, filmmaking, and other creative juice to fill the gaps. The posts below share our bloggers’ experiences with low-budget, no-budget, big-budget, high-concept, low-concept, and no-concept music videos.

THE CANCELED SHOWS 4: Weedfeeder, Miranda and The Beat, Reporter Damian Garde on Hydroxychloroquine on Pyragraph TV
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THE CANCELED SHOWS 4: Weedfeeder, Miranda and The Beat, Reporter Damian Garde on Hydroxychloroquine on Pyragraph TV

The Canceled Shows includes a demo of how I suit up to go out in the world, some crowd-sourced opinions on yoga, and an interview with national biotech reporter Damian Garde because of that wonder drug lololol Trump’s pushing. Featuring two groups whose members missed SXSW this year after it was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang
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Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career. 

Dear Rich: Using MIDI Music from a Video Game Cartridge
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Dear Rich: Using MIDI Music from a Video Game Cartridge

Dear Rich: I want to know if it is considered sampling when you record sound coming from a synthesizer that is playing electronic note data stored on a memory chip. Technically when you play an NES game (’80s video game system), the music that is playing is not pre-recorded. It is actually played “live” from musical note data on the game cartridge (gameplay triggers a MIDI pattern) in the console into the internal synthesizer.

Dear Rich: I Was In a Music Video But Never Paid
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Dear Rich: I Was In a Music Video But Never Paid

Congratulations on being viewed by more people than the combined population of South Dakota, Delaware and Montana. Although your numbers pale when compared to Grumpy Cat or OMG Cat, you do have something in common with those feline YouTube stars: You’re not likely to see a paycheck. Here’s why.