Saturday, August 11, 2012

Embed and breakfast man: Elizabeth Fraser

Here's the thing about shooting a video from the audience: it works to give you a sense of what the show was like, and for some bands, it can even be a pretty good bootleg experience.

But Liz Fraser on a tiny microphone, from a few rows back? You're not really getting the experience, are you? It's like buying coffee from a vending machine - it really just underlines what it is you don't have in your cup.

Having said which, here's just one of the videos shot at the Meltdown festival. It really will make you wish you'd been there:

If you want more, Slicing Up Eyeballs has a one-stop collection of filigree-held-down-with-YouTube-duct-tape.