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Date: 02/01/11 04:31 PM

55 Responses to Japanese Guitar Orchestra Will Melt Your Brain

  1. Profile photo of ffi
    ffi Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 4:35 pm
    Link: Japanese Guitar Orchestra Will Melt Your Brain - Shiba High School Guitar Orchestra in Tokyo recreates the theme from Jurassic Park. You are now in awe.
  2. Profile photo of green_batman
    green_batman Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 4:47 pm
    Eh. It`s cute and fun, but it really isn`t as good as the full symphony orchestra version. The orchestral version is gorgeous and moving, this is just interesting for being an adaption of a good piece to another instrument it wasn`t written for.
  3. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 4:47 pm
    i think `in awe` is an overstatement
  4. Profile photo of Blutdurstig
    Blutdurstig Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    Damn. O-O
  5. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 4:51 pm
    Jurassic park 1 & 2 FTW. Jurassica park 3... meh...
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    Namikaze Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 5:05 pm
    John Williams is epic
  7. Profile photo of kameo360fan
    kameo360fan Female 13-17
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    February 1, 2011 at 5:17 pm
    lol they have little stands for their feet.
  8. Profile photo of DeathToLems
    DeathToLems Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 5:21 pm
    dude needs a whip or something. he`s sleighing dinosaurs with his mind!
  9. Profile photo of MrYouKnow
    MrYouKnow Male 13-17
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    February 1, 2011 at 5:33 pm
    Glorious!! It`s not a guitar orchestra, IT`S A GUITARMY!!
  10. Profile photo of hyeonkim0805
    hyeonkim0805 Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 5:39 pm
    meh
  11. Profile photo of PuNkMaN1987
    PuNkMaN1987 Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 5:40 pm
    brain: melted @.@
  12. Profile photo of spyrocheeks
    spyrocheeks Female 13-17
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    February 1, 2011 at 6:09 pm
    They`re like all clones of the teacher...
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 6:41 pm
    Very nicely done, although they all look like clones.

    This is one of my favorite songs. It sounds better with a full orchestra
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    popsiclemyk Male 13-17
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    February 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm
    woulda been kewler if there were velociraptors... dissapointed...
  15. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 6:59 pm
    In another life, I would be a conductor.
  16. Profile photo of kj36
    kj36 Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:19 pm
    @spyrocheeks:
    umm... k.
  17. Profile photo of Caretta
    Caretta Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:19 pm
    Lyrics.
    Warning - cannot be unheard.
  18. Profile photo of Rubn_Tizzub
    Rubn_Tizzub Male 30-39
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:29 pm
    M`eh. They couldn`t get their head rolling choreography right.
  19. Profile photo of inaria
    inaria Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:38 pm
    Nice to see a highschool band that`s actually serious about music and sounds good >.> xcept the conductor looked like he was dancing and not actually conducting since he wasn`t really keeping time...
  20. Profile photo of bompa1997
    bompa1997 Male 60-69
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    This would be much cooler if they were playing Dueling Banjos.
  21. Profile photo of 1gr8slice
    1gr8slice Male 40-49
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    I wanna be the cymbal geek
  22. Profile photo of Fehz
    Fehz Male 30-39
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    February 1, 2011 at 7:43 pm
    brain is still in tact.. still bored..
  23. Profile photo of RyanHake
    RyanHake Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    Love itx29376452
  24. Profile photo of weryi
    weryi Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 8:14 pm
    "Nice to see a highschool band that`s actually serious about music and sounds good >.> xcept the conductor looked like he was dancing and not actually conducting since he wasn`t really keeping time.."

    I`m a conductor, even if no one here will believe that. If you have a good band with a well rehearsed piece, you don`t need a metronome out front. The conductor gives over things like phrasing and expression, that`s whats going on here.
  25. Profile photo of D3rAnG3d
    D3rAnG3d Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 8:54 pm
    Cool... Yes. Mind melting... No.
  26. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:03 pm
    That`s cool
  27. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:33 pm
    Thats kinda cool, but the strumming is out :(
  28. Profile photo of Oldfrt
    Oldfrt Male 50-59
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:36 pm
    Props to these kids, it is an awesome performance.

    This brings up a question though: why do performers on string instruments, like these guys, as well as professional violinists for example, all look like bobble heads when they play? You never see tuba players bobbing around like that.
  29. Profile photo of HOBOMOE
    HOBOMOE Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:36 pm
    apocalyptic might have some competition in the classical/rock fusion.
  30. Profile photo of AnImbroglio
    AnImbroglio Male 30-39
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:39 pm
    Very very impressive.
  31. Profile photo of AnImbroglio
    AnImbroglio Male 30-39
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:40 pm
    And it`s Apocalyptica.
  32. Profile photo of Renaud-
    Renaud- Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 9:42 pm
    Guitar + dinosaur = win
  33. Profile photo of numancha
    numancha Female 13-17
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    February 1, 2011 at 10:05 pm
    @Oldfrt;

    It`s a way to keep time. It might be all out of sync, but each musician has different timing for that kind of thing. I`m in percussion and we move/bob to the beat (we call it pulsing), just to help keep time for ourselves.

    And you would never see a tuba do that because you can`t really move your head when playing tuba since most of them rest it on their chairs. Ha. But besides that point, it`s probably because when you play a wind instrument, there`s a very specific posture for good sound quality, and it doesn`t leave much room for movement.


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    As for the video; I liked it. It was very pretty sounding. Not the sound I normally expect from guitars.
  34. Profile photo of Oldfrt
    Oldfrt Male 50-59
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    February 1, 2011 at 10:18 pm
    @numancha; The tuba part was actually a joke. I play the tuba, and most tuba players I know actually hold the horn on their lap, but you are right about being tough to move around. In school, our brass section always teased the violinists and flutists for being overly dramatic when they played. They just called us storm troopers for acting militaristic.
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    gothgirl69 Female 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 10:39 pm
    very well done
  36. Profile photo of CoyoteKing
    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
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    February 1, 2011 at 11:40 pm
    well done
  37. Profile photo of SvampeBob
    SvampeBob Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 1:28 am
    meh
  38. Profile photo of Selfluminous
    Selfluminous Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 1:36 am
    well done
  39. Profile photo of horror102
    horror102 Male 40-49
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    February 2, 2011 at 4:12 am
    THIS IS BRILLIANT! FANTASTIC WORK
  40. Profile photo of Jofferwry
    Jofferwry Female 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 4:15 am
    This is totally what we should have done in our guitar classes instead learning how to pathetically strum to `yellow submarine`
  41. Profile photo of MSWright88
    MSWright88 Female 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 6:21 am
    Good thing you said it was jurassic park, I would have thought it was from Robin Hood Men in Tights.
  42. Profile photo of GasMaskKid
    GasMaskKid Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 6:24 am
    I`M SO HAPPY!
  43. Profile photo of mikeacello
    mikeacello Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 7:57 am
    GAH NERDS

    Really though the music is cool
    Also why is a student conducting? Or is he just a really youthful instructor?
  44. Profile photo of theend81
    theend81 Male 30-39
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    February 2, 2011 at 8:46 am
    You are now also in 1994
  45. Profile photo of austin1
    austin1 Male 30-39
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    February 2, 2011 at 9:25 am
    Japanese people look funny playing the guitar, or maybe they just look funny altogether.
  46. Profile photo of Buzzard250
    Buzzard250 Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 10:07 am
    not as cool as it seems
  47. Profile photo of Agent00Smith
    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    That is way cooler than it seems
  48. Profile photo of TheShgn2
    TheShgn2 Male 13-17
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    February 2, 2011 at 5:46 pm
    Why are they recreating the theme song? Shouldn`t they be cloning dinosaurs to take over the world?
  49. Profile photo of kittilia
    kittilia Female 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 10:11 pm
    I love this.
    Except did anyone notice the guy waving his arms` (I`m sorry~ I forgot the name for that guy)arms are like jelly? It distracted me so much~
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    sylphies Female 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 10:12 pm
    holy fuc-king shiet. Guitar orchestra. Jesus christ what the fuuuuck? Oh my fuc-king god. Guitar orchestra. Holy shiiiiit what the fuuuu-UUU-uuuuuck?
  51. Profile photo of entwife
    entwife Female 18-29
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    February 2, 2011 at 11:24 pm
    yay, classical guitars :)
  52. Profile photo of pigsnout5
    pigsnout5 Female 18-29
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    February 3, 2011 at 2:37 pm
    i love how they`re all weaving their heads to the conductor. beautifully done tho.
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    justatefood Male 18-29
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    February 3, 2011 at 3:15 pm
    Dope as fuuuuuuu uuuuuuuuu UUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUcccK
  54. Profile photo of Capita135
    Capita135 Male 18-29
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    February 3, 2011 at 9:20 pm
    Video from Japan and its not even in HD ?..wtf
  55. Profile photo of gmerah
    gmerah Female 30-39
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    February 14, 2011 at 9:31 am
    Sigh. I wish my school`s orchestra was this awesome.

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