Israeli singer Shefita’s version to a Nostalgic Israeli children’s song “Etze Li Ha’Suka” (The Market Song), “filmed in Tel-Aviv Israel, and made with lots of love to all the animals and living creatures on this planet!”
That the 1970s were one helluva crazy ass time, becomes immediately obvious to anyone watching these videos by Gong. It’s hard to believe that such far-out performances were ever allowed on national television, much less that they garnered international success. What’s more, its hard to imagine anything like this going on national television these days. These four videos by Gong show the full creative madness of Gong wizard Daevid Allen, who passed away last year, an inspiring reality hacker, if there ever was one.
This is what his son Orlando Monday Allen wrote to upon Allen’s death.
“And so dada Ali, bert camembert, the dingo Virgin, divided alien and his other 12 selves prepare to pass up the oily way and back to the planet of love. And I rejoice and give thanks. Thanks to you dear dear daevid for introducing me to my family of magick brothers and mystic sisters, for revealing the mysteries, you were the master builder but now have made us all the master builders. As the eternal wheel turns we will continue your message of love and pass it around. We are all one, we are all gong. Rest well my friend, float off on our ocean of love. The gong vibration will forever sound and its vibration will always lift and enhance. You have left such a beautiful legacy and we will make sure it forever shines in our children and their children. Now is the happiest time of yr life. Blessed be”
DAEVID ALLEN, 1938-2015, RIP
A limber backwoods yogi treks through a hilly landscape of evergreens while a cute little fox has a gutsy adventure. I have never seen anything that looks like this video. The combination of live-action costumes, fairytale backgrounds, experimental puppetry and sweet practical effects creates a familiar yet creepy world. Encyclopedia Pictura is the studio that brought us Panda Bear’s lush and psychedelic “Boys Latin” video. There’s an interview with the creators Daren Rabinovitch, Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch talking about the process of making this labor of love in Juxtapose Magazine.
“Migration follows a large creature that falls from the skies to a small, almost deserted, town. Like he does every year, he roams through the countryside following his animal instincts to take him back home.
Shot on Super 8mm film and combining CG animation, Migration tells the story of these creatures by relying on pure visual narrative.” http://www.fluorescenthill.com/migrationpress.html