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The Late Movies: Pipe Organ Pop

A pipe organ sounds so important, so majestic, so …big. It was meant for big songs. Rock Around the Clock Recorded at the Nathanaelchurch in Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany. * Jump Van Halen’s classic from 1984. * Star Wars Overture On the grand pipe organ at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna. * Star Wars Throne Scene Music This song has become a staple of wedding processionals in recent [...]

Doppleganger Is Made of Pipe Cleaners

Etsy seller Oscar Robles makes excellent sculptures out of pipe cleaners, mostly video game characters, corporate mascots and figures from Greek mythology. The Pillsbury Doughboy is just kind of scary. Link -via Technabob | Previously: Pipe Cleaner Dragon

Pipe Organ ATM

Artists Allora and Calzadilla made this unusual ATM in Venice. It’s built into a pipe organ that plays a unique tune for each customer: But this is no run-of-the-mill A.T.M. The brainchild of the artist duo Allora & Calzadilla, it is a pipe organ with an A.T.M. embedded in its belly that is computer-programmed to play [...]

Aliens Power Loader Costume

Instructables user alexthemoviegeek made this power loader costume from the movie Aliens with just $225 worth of supplies. It’s mostly made from wood, foam, PVC pipe, and pipe insulation. At the link, you can watch a video of the completed costume in action. Link via Great White Snark

The World’s Most Magnificent Pipe Organs

“QUANTUM SHOT” #596Link – article by M. Christian and A. Abrams “Pipe Dreams” with Magnificent Sound: Quite Simply, The Blockbusters of Their Time Some of the most epic and magnificent music masterpieces were created to be played on a large pipe organ – made even better if listened inside soaring gothic cathedrals with pretty much perfect acoustics. [...]