Amazing YouTube Music Video Series #10: Julian Smith, Techno Jeep
Original YouTube Title:
JULIAN SMITH – Techno Jeep (Original)
Original Date Posted on YouTube:
December 13, 2009
Original Poster’s Comments:
“The sounds in this video are ACTUAL sounds from the Jeep. Everyone began rehearsing their parts 2 weeks before we shot the video. It took us 7 hours of filming to get a solid take. Enjoy!”
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I discovered this clip about 3 months ago when a college student of mine came into my office and said, “You’ve got to check out this clip!”: I immediately loved it! Since then, I’ve shown it in a number of music-related classes.
The Techno-Jeep production/composition is a great example of out-of-the-box thinking for music creation. It features a catchy rhythm/beat while using only sounds that were created by incorporating the jeep as a catalyst.
Julian Smith has included a number of links on this YouTube page. I will share some of them in the Misc. Information section of this post.
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