I don’t quite have Belle and Sebastian figured out, but maybe that’s why I like them so much. Perhaps I’m arriving at the B&S party a bit late, but I got started with The Life Pursuit and keep working my way backward through their catalog.
Joanna on Flickr has a pair of really great LEGO album cover recreations.
I suspect that there isn’t a living person on the planet — whether they speak English as their native language or not and whether they even know who Kenny Rogers is — who doesn’t know the lyrics to “The Gambler.”
Nathan Proudlove certainly does:
(Now I have that song in my head for the rest of the evening. Better than the Chocobo’s Dungeon soundtrack, I guess…)
Why, build miniland-ish figures of the Pet Shop Boys, of course! Click the photo to see two versions (1985 and 1994) of Ochre Jelly‘s figs:
Ian Mackinnon obliges with this strange and gorgeous rendition (with a hat-tip to reader wb):
Ian used the 3D plotting data from the original video to do his time-lapse LEGO interpretation of “House of Cards”. The result is sheer brilliance.
And here’s the original video for “House of Cards”, for comparison:
Previous LEGO + Radiohead on The Brothers Brick:
Artist Arnold Skolnick’s famous poster for a certain “Aquarian Exposition,” billed as “3 Days of Peace & Music,” came to be so closely identified with Woodstock that many people can’t think of Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin, or The Grateful Dead up on that stage without thinking about Skolnick’s dove perched on a guitar.
Noddy/V1 recreates this iconic poster in LEGO:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, Firefly, and now Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-Long Blog — everything that Joss Whedon touches turns to gold.
Here’s my take on a scene from Act II of Dr. Horrible:
Go watch all three episodes for yourself on DrHorrible.com (before the end of the day today, though — they’ll be gone after midnight, July 20).
LEGO creations inspired by Joss Whedon previously featured on The Brothers Brick: