Big Ideas (Don’t get any)

June 6th, 2008

Radiohead held a remix contest for their song ‘Nude’ from their latest album ‘In Rainbows’. The original title of was ‘Big Ideas (Don’t get any)’, James Houston took that as his inspiration. He recreated the song with quite a different lineup: Sinclair ZX Spectrum – Guitars (rhythm & lead), Epson LX-81 Dot Matrix Printer – Drums, HP Scanjet 3c – Bass Guitar and a Hard Drive array – Act as a collection of bad speakers – Vocals & FX.

Big Ideas (Don\'t get any)

found at MAKE: Blog

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  3. Benjamin Says:

    This has to be my favourite vid thus far, ever…! There is nothing that can truly beat it in my humble opinion.

  4. Sean Says:

    I saw this a while ago, then found it again today and am STILL floored by it. superb effort, you made me love dot matrix all over again

  5. Sean Says:

    I mean James Houston, but you’re swell too

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