This clip from the Eden Channel shares two musical traditions of the BaAka Forest People: polyphonic singing — when two or more voices join together with independent melodies at the same time — and, dressed in a costume of leaves, a theatrical ceremony that features dancing and joking as forest spirits.
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Slim Goodbody was something I used to watch on tv as a kid in the 1970s, but I hadn’t quite remembered the dated mix of strange and wonderful that makes the bodysuit so iconic… until we watched this clip.
The Digestion Song
If you’re looking for the definitive video explaining the science of the digestive system, here it is.
We do have another digestive system video in our archives, but it’s true: it does not dance and sing.
More than 300 random people on the streets of Israel, each repeating one single note, creating together one harmonious melody. No Auto-tune was used in the making of this video.