Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Flight of the Conchords - guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo

When there's nothing good in the telly - very often right? - and you still need that 30 minutes of evening entertainment, why not go download some episodes of the brilliant HBO-show Flight of the Conchords. I'm sure it's not legal, but it's all very easy, thanks to Bittorrent .
Flight of the Conchords is in fact not a tv-show, but a folk, pop, and comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie of the rock band The Black Seeds and Jemaine Clement of The Humourbeasts.
The two are billing themselves as "Formerly New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo"
The combination of witty banter, characterisation and acoustic guitar moments is very good fun to watch. ALso pay attention to the musical references, such as Fleetwood Mac's "Love Square" in episode 1. Try it out.

This YouTube-video is Flight of the Conchords performing Business Time.

1 comment:

Minka said...

I love those guys and it's sad that their show (first season) just ended here in the US. But they'll be back next year! They are also hilarious live.