Song of the Day #2,542: ‘Bad Blood’ – Macy Kate & Ben Kheng

bad_blood_kurt_schneiderI haven’t checked in with the multi-talented Kurt Schneider in awhile, but recently his latest one-take pop song cover found its way to my inbox.

In this clip, Kurt directs Macy Kate and Ben Kheng as they lip-sync their own version of Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ while traversing two floors of a Singapore hotel. It’s most impressive how the three of them pop in and out of the frame through some fancy footwork.

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Song of the Day #1,834: ‘Summer Pop Medley’ – Sam Tsui & Kurt Schneider

tsui_schneider_summerToday’s medley of hits from the summer of 2012 is yet another showcase of the ample talents of both Kurt Schneider and Sam Tsui. But I won’t dwell on its merits (enjoy those for yourself) — instead I’ll discuss the clip that runs after its over.

As on most of his videos, Schneider ends this clip with a quick request that viewers like, subscribe and all that good stuff. But this time he and Sam have an announcement as well.

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Song of the Day #1,833: ‘Cups’ – Kurt Schneider, Sam Tsui, Alex G, Kina Grannis

kurt_cupsI really need to see Pitch Perfect. The movie has become a cult hit and made a music star out of indie actress Anna Kendrick (who is a very cool and funny person, based on her Twitter feed).

And it spawned this ‘Cups’ sensation, which I’ve only experience in bits and pieces. I assume it comes from a scene in the film? It’s a very cute song, and the accompanying cup percussion is both an impressive challenge and pleasant to the ear.

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