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Friday, August 19, 2011 - 01:00 PM

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"I Saw the Bright Shinies," by The Octopus Project

A specific memory colors this song for me. About five years ago, my wife and I traveled to Japan for a wedding, and during the ceremony, the couple played a photo slide show of their Happy Moments (beach kissing, the proposal, painting the house, etc)... sort of your classic slightly-cheesy but sweet wedding video. But what made this one over the top beautiful and moving and at the same time funny was the accompanying music. This song. "I Saw the Bright Shinies." I downloaded it that night, and then a whole bunch of others from The Octopus Project. They're that rare math rock band that still remembers to rock. And they have a good sense of humor. I hope you enjoy this song. If you like it, definitely check out their new album, Hexadecagon.

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Comments [4]

Raphael from Brooklyn, NY

Loved TOP for 10 years now!

The theremin theme from ISTBS is my ringtone.

Aug. 20 2011 06:12 PM
Regina from SF

I've been a huge fan of them for years, its nice to see them get some radiolab love!

Aug. 19 2011 08:10 PM
Corey from Brooklyn

What a great band.. I have been listening to them for a year or so.. and seen them play in williamsburg a couple of times.. this is by far my favorite song from them.

Great taste Jab. You should tell us how the theremin works.. because it's really interesting to watch her play the thing.

Aug. 19 2011 05:55 PM
MAURICE from Rehoboth, ma

Sorry Terry but this program is a fresh and most interesting one. I will not miss you for the next few fridays. It is a hit with me like most GBH stuff

Aug. 19 2011 02:50 PM

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