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Train Music Video, sans Music

With the aid of an iPod I've found moments in life that sync up to a particular song. I like playing Pavement's Frontwards as the BART train makes the turn into SFO. There's something about the lumbering movement of the BART as it curves around and the buzz of the cars on the highway versus the activity at the airport that matches the semi-tuned music of Pavement. Then, of course, there's Dark Side of the Moon and Wizard of Oz.

I took this HD video with my new Canon IXY/ELPH as I was going towards Narita airport (higher res here). It seemed to match the mood of Radiohead's "Reckoner" quite well until I had the idea of playing Moray McLaren's "We Got Time". Perhaps it was the nature of the music video that helped it match so well, but there's so many beats that the change in scenery match perfectly. View from a train in Verse-Chorus-Verse-Chorus.

Due to my desire to not get sued, I present the video sans soundtrack, but, if you happen to have "We Got Time" (the full version, not the edited music video version), press play six seconds in.

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You're hilarious, Ken.

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Hey, it's a looooong flight back from Japan


Very cool. Excellent candidate for PassingBy.

There are a *lot* of potential NRT-Tokyo soundtracks. Could very easily work my way through them.

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PassingBy looks like a cool idea and site -- first time I've heard of them. I'll try and produce an edit that conforms to their requirements.

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