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The Residents [videorecording] : the commercial DVD / produced by the Cryptic Corporation ; music by the Residents.

Frith, Fred. (Performer). Cutler, Chris. (Performer). Jackovich, Don. (Performer). Lovich, Lene. (Performer). Lessons, Nessie. (Performer). Partridge, Andy. (Performer). Snakefinger. (Performer). Residents (Musical group) (Composer, Performer). Cryptic Corporation. (Printmaker). MVD Visual (Firm) (Film distributor).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6692 37684001089217 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Pottstown, PA : Distributed exclusively by MVD Visual, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title on container: "The Residents commercial album" with the word "album" struck over with the word "DVD."
Formatted Contents Note:
Amber / created by Doug Carney -- Possessions / created by Rajendra Serber -- Picnic boy / created by the Residents -- LaLa / created by Geert Vandenbroele -- The coming of the crow / created by Jean-Michel Roux -- Love is ... / created by Eric Montchaud -- Phantom / created by Rosto A.D -- Moisture / created by John Sanborn -- In between dreams / created by Roscoe Chapp -- Die in terror / created by the Residents -- Loss of innocence / created by Jim Ludtke ; animated by the Residents -- Less not more / created by Takeshi Murata -- Dimples and toes / created by John Sanborn -- Perfect love / created by the Residents -- Handful of desire / created by Kar Aermann -- When we were young / created by Veber Veber -- Love leaks out / created by John Sanborn -- Secrets / created by the Penguin Bros. -- Margaret Freeman / created by Niffer Desmond -- Picnic boy / created by Eric Nordhauser -- Japanese watercolor / created by Martin Redlich -- Suburban bathers / created by the Residents -- My second wife / created by the Residents -- Floyd / created by John McNaughton -- My work is so behind / created by Gunter Segers -- Fingertips / created by Stéphane Ricard -- The simple song / created by Graeme Whiffler, the Residents -- Shut up shut up / created by Luk Willekens -- Act of being polite / created by Bill Domonkos -- Loneliness / created by the Residents -- Red rider / created by Casey Stockdon -- End of home / created by the Residents -- Birds in the trees / created by Steven Cerio ; animated by Rich Shupe -- Troubled man / created by Leigh Barbier ; animated by the Residents -- Easter woman / created by Stéphane Ricard -- The coming of the crow / created by the Residents -- Tragic bells / created by Chip Lord -- The nameless souls / created by Ty Bardi -- Love leaks out / created by the Residents -- Perfect love / created by John Payson -- My second wife / created by Jean-Charles Finck -- Ups and downs / created by Cedric Mercier -- Fingertips / created by the Residents -- End of home / created by Stéphane Ricard -- Handful of desire / created by the Residents -- Nice old man / created by Geert Vandenbroele -- Moisture / created by Graeme Whiffler, the Residents -- Loneliness / created by Fabrice Fouquet -- Medicine man / created by Andrew Koehler -- The simple song / created by Eun-Ha Paek -- Act of being polite / created by the Residents -- Die in terror / created by Incorect -- The talk of creatures / created by Bulk Foodveyor -- And I was alone / created by Harry Lagoussis -- Suburban bathers / created by Incorect -- Give it to someone else / created by Rich Shupe.
Participant or Performer Note:
The Residents; with guest musicians: Fred Frith, Chris Cutler, Don Jackovich, Lene Lovich, Nessie Lessons, Andy Partridge, and Snakefinger.
Summary, etc.:
The Residents recorded The commercial album, containing 40 one-minute tunes, in 1980. This DVD version, originally released in 2004, comprises the Residents' original four one-minute movies, ten new one-minute videos by them, and 42 additional videos by various international filmmakers. Though the videos can be viewed in a linear fashion, more intriguing is wandering through a maze choosing ones you wish to watch.
System Details Note:
DVD; all regions; NTSC; 4:3 full frame; Dolby digital; enhanced 4.0 surround (AC3).
Subject: Rock music > 1971-1980.
Rock music > 2001-2010.
Avant-garde (Music)
Genre: Rock music
Rock videos.
Experimental films.
Short films.

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