The Four Heads (Iggy, Leonard, Preston & Dick) – those toothless neon purveyors of “Vaudevillian Paranoia Rock” – croon a warning about the strange man in the rusty van and the unknown contents of his mysterious box.
The Four Heads | Santa's Got His Eye On You
The Four Heads (Iggy, Leonard, Preston & Dick) remind us to get to bed early on Christmas Eve, because Santa is always watching. Always.
The Four Heads | Ze Boom Boom Man (Animatic)
GREG + MARTIN 10 MINUTE CHAT HOUR
GM10 | spoilers
Greg and Martin Lastrapes have spent their whole lives as brothers to one another and, with the debut installment of their new YouTube series, they’ve embarked on a new brotherhood: the Internet.
GM10 | cardramarama
Greg and Martin tackle the combustible topic of car drama.
GM10 | superherosandwich
Before Martin and Greg aspired to YouTube superstardom—a goal only one of them has achieved (read: Martin, duh)—they were each boys who fell in love with comic books.
GM10 | lifecrush
Greg and Martin spend this week’s ten minutes sharing uplifting tales of life crushing disappointments.
GM10 | synergy
It’s been argued—mostly by Martin—that when George Lucas was writing about the “force” in Star Wars, he wanted to create an elegant metaphor for the most import word in the known universe: Synergy.
GM10 | sportylove
Greg and Martin talk about sports this week, primarily how Greg cares less about baseball than he does about convincing the citizens of Minnesota that he’s a genuine fan of the Twins.
GM10 | booksmell
If there’s only one thing that fans of the digital age love, it’s paper and ink. Books to be exact. This week Greg and Martin discuss books and the various ways they have influenced their lives.
GM10 | hairtoday
Join Greg and Martin as they cough up this hairball of an episode about (what else?) hair. Not to be confused with the “Age of Aquarius” Broadway play Hair, but rather their very own hair, some of which used to actually grow on their heads.
MARTIN LASTRAPES | I, Writer
Martin Lastrapes, author/podcaster, takes you into the woods and let's you peek into his process. (directed/photographed/edited by Greg Lastrapes)
OGIE | Fried Chicken & Grapes (Official)
One day in studio, Bird and actor/voiceover artist Ogie Banks III wrote this gem of a song. Then Ogie rented a tux, Bird grabbed his camera, and they drove down to California's South Bay to shoot this video.
GREG LASTRAPES | In Heaven
Greg covers this unforgettable song from David Lynch’s debut feature, Eraserhead.
SCARLET & PIPER | The Kindness of Strangers
Vocals & Ukulele performed live to tape by Scarlet & Piper Lastrapes. Music & Lyrics by Ambrosia Parsley. Music/video production & guitars by Greg Lastrapes.
JIMMY KEEGAN | Drum Fu
World-renowned drummer Jimmy Keegan gets all Bruce Lee on his drum kit.
JIMMY KEEGAN | Drum Fu 2: The Legend of Tae Kwon Drum
Drum Master Jimmy Keegan infiltrates the lair of a sinister drug overlord (John Saxon) and must overcome an army of brutal thugs using only his wits and trusty drumsticks. Photographed & edited by Greg Lastrapes
JIMMY KEEGAN | A Better Way To Fly
Jimmy Keegan performs the Spock Beard song "A Better Way To Fly."
JIMMY KEEGAN | Hell's Not Enough
Not only is Jimmy Keegan one of the finest drummers on this planet, he is also one of our dearest friends. Recently, he asked if we'd like to follow him to the valley to shoot a video of him recording drums at Blue Suede Studios. Naturally, we wouldn't miss it for the world.
BEHIND THE SCENES
B+G | The Four Heads Meet littleBits
A demonstration of how littleBits modular circuits were used in the making of the Four Heads music video, "Don't Let Him In!"
B+G | Hand Lettering Process
We like to keep things as handmade as possible here at Bird+Goldfish, and our logo and titles are no exception. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the process behind Greg’s hand lettered titles in Bird+Goldfish videos like The Four Heads' "Don't Let Him In!"
B+G | Page to Screen: The Four Heads
Because The Four Heads videos have so many moving parts and actions sync with music, storyboards are indispensable. In this video, we chose a scene from the Four Heads music video, "Don't Let Him In!" and show the storyboards next to the completed scene for comparison.
B+G | How a Soundstage Happens
The unbelievably true story of how a Bird + Goldfish soundstage comes to be. With puppets!