First up, DJ Food unleashed an awesome "Star Wars" mix lasst week titled "The Tracks Go Off In This Direction..." and it features a full-blown AV component as well. Food has a post on the creation of the mix, but here's the video. Enjoy it now before the Empire blasts it:
I interviewed Food years back on the blog and he chatted a bit about "Star Wars" music and mixes, so it's especially cool to hear him go all-out on his own related mix. It's a solid 30 minutes of funky space music, assembled from material Food used in his gigs for Secret Cinema's "Star Wars" presentations over the summer.
Call You Home
You continually hear about various pop stars who want to make a music video in orbit. Usually, it's all about scheming to send a film crew up on a pricey commercial space flight. You could do that, sure, or you could follow director Joe Connors's lead and simply launch your gear into the upper atmosphere on a weather balloon. Here's his video for Kelvin Jones's "Call You Home."
Connor provides additional details on the Vimeo page, including this tidbit about the altitude achieved:
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