Every week MusicRadar trawls YouTube to bring you the greatest, funniest, weirdest and most interesting music clips and videos on the internet. This eighth installment of our weekly round-up contains everything from stunning slide guitar to classic drum machines andâ¦ Phil Collins.
1. Ben Harper tears it up on lap steel
That must be a go-faster headband heâs wearing.
2. Ridiculous solo guitar
This man has 10 strings on his guitar, no loops, no overdubs. Ridiculous and impressive at the same time
3. Dave Mustaine plays his own song on Guitar Hero
Megadeth main main Dave Mustaine proves that thereâs virtually no link between skill on guitar hero and the real thing by messing his own song up.
4. John Lennon and Chuck Berryâ¦oh and Yoko
Considering this video features two music legends, itâs a criminally under-viewed clip. That's maybe because Yoko Ono decides to âimproveâ the track by adding some carefully considered backing vocals.
5. Bob Brozmanâs Highway 49 Blues
More impressive slide from the American roots guitar maestro. A bow tie isnât very âdownhomeâ though, is it?
2. Sly Stoneâs drum machine
The Maestro Rhythm King MRK-2 was used on the funk masterâs seminal Thereâs a Riot Goinâ On album. See it in action.
3. The studio process
American Producer/singer Ryan Leslie released a video that showed him âat workâ, then Canadian producer/musician Gonzales delivered this parody. We know which we preferâ¦
Ever wanted to use ball bearings to program your drums? This âtangible sequencerâ enables you to live out your dreams.
1. Phil Collins drum duet with Chester Thompson
If Collins really is retiring, then thereâll be no more of this. Is that good or bad?
2. Buddy Rich vs Gene Krupa
Two legends of jazz drumming go head-to-head in the â60s. Old school, but impressive nonetheless
3. How drum sticks are made
Theyâre not just big twigs you know!
4. Steve Smith doesnât need a drum kit
Just a set of hi-hats is enough to keep him and his audience amused.
5. Akira Jimbo plays James Bond
Well, Jimboâs the right name if someoneâs going to do it.
Still bored? You wonât be after youâve experienced the awesome spectacle of Joe Pesci rapping. MusicRadar is speechless.