"Backwards Piano"
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Debuted June 20th, 2007

Strange things happen when you play Beethoven backwards...

Starring: Hat Guy, Sean Wesche
Directed by: Paul Jury
Music by: Sean Wesche

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Sam:  
Yo.
Paul:  
I think we've gotten to the point where we're making mostly funny videos, just like the slogan says.
Sam:  
Mostly. Mostly.
Paul:  
What?
Sam:  
Like in "Alien"... "mostly".
Paul:  
I don't really do pop culture references. And I think I've only watched funny movies for the past decade.
Sam:  
You don't even TiVo or Netflix non funny things?
Paul:  
At this point, I'm so deep in the viral videos world I only watch movie previews or trailers. And only if they're doing something unique.
Sam:  
Our sweet-ass plasma HDTV is completely wasted on you. I'm going to sell it for some magic beans on eBay. And remind me to beat you with a stick tomorrow.





















Displaying the most recent 10 comments (of 63 total comments) see all

Your Name Lindsay said...
I would be more impressed if I could hear you play forwards and then compare to the backwards version.
Posted on Wed, Dec 17th, 2008 at 08:13:31 PM

ELLIE said...
Haha yes Gertrud is an idiot and this guy is a genius, and I want the score for the backwards piece.
Posted on Thu, Sep 11th, 2008 at 07:20:59 AM

Anonymous said...
Well played, but if you reverse the clip you can hear the song played backwards note by note so it sounds like its forward when its reversed if that makes sense. Yes, I have that kind of time.
Posted on Thu, Aug 28th, 2008 at 11:26:30 PM

Anonymous said...
Watch the keys.
Posted on Wed, Mar 26th, 2008 at 10:03:56 AM

Patrick said...
Gertrud is an idiot,
Posted on Tue, Mar 11th, 2008 at 06:59:27 PM

Gertrud said...
I hope that you meant to write: the song is "für Elise". No french, there. And I agree, it was butchered, but it was not backwards. it was just interpreted really weirdly. I think the point was to have one person playing a known piece to proove that the video was not just play backwards, and have another do random things to show off that they could make a video go backward and foreward at the same time. Respect for the work put into that, but I like other videos better.
Posted on Sun, Dec 30th, 2007 at 10:12:43 AM

habiby boo said...
the song is fleur de lise
Posted on Wed, Dec 19th, 2007 at 03:28:41 AM

Your Name P3n0r said...
So I Herd U Liek Mudkipz :)
Posted on Sun, Dec 9th, 2007 at 09:59:35 PM

Luis said...
I just cannot believe the amount of incompetent people here. First of all, the only reason the guy in the background did all those random things was to prove that it was backwards... not really too much to entertain. Also, the music part WAS the main point. However, I don't believe completely because I'd have to hear/watch him play it normally. But it doesn't surprise me, however. See, composers could be really lazy at times and just took a previous piece and rearrange it backwards. Or certain parts, rather. I'd just like to know what song this is and see it played normally to buy it completely... then again, I guess I can do without. Good job, nonetheless.
Posted on Fri, Oct 5th, 2007 at 08:54:16 PM

Anonymous said...
Amazing!!
Posted on Mon, Sep 3rd, 2007 at 11:49:20 AM

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