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OK Go's new video has a fantastic Rube Goldberg device Answered

 OK Go has always been keen on including some well thought out visuals in its videos. Their latest is no different. The whole thing is one long Rube Goldberg device. Unlike most videos like this where the camera patiently tracks all the action, the sequence is pretty hectic so pay attention. Or watch it more than once. I'm sure the band won't mind.

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zascecs
zascecs

11 years ago

 This is pretty amazing. 



The sad part is, if you messed up and had to start over, it would take a LOT of time to set everything back up correctly, including buying a new T.V., piano, etc...

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NuttinNate
NuttinNate

Reply 10 years ago

*not shot. I meant more than one take.

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NuttinNate
NuttinNate

Reply 10 years ago

they messed up a bunch of times, actually. if you pay attention to little details, you can see that the video was actually more than one shot.

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sugarhi911
sugarhi911

10 years ago

That was the greatest video ive ever seen in my life

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schoonovermr
schoonovermr

10 years ago

has anyone seen the other video to this song? the band has ghille suits on. haha

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spiritwalker6153
spiritwalker6153

11 years ago

That is probably the coolest thing I have ever watched in action. Someone had a lot of time to do this. Great imagination. 

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Vikking
Vikking

11 years ago

 I love Rube Goldberg contraptions, Ive always wanted to build one

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EpicIzzy
EpicIzzy

11 years ago

WOOOOW! LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Horus9339
Horus9339

11 years ago

You guys are amazing, awesome, fantastic. This made me and my Misses laugh like children. Thanks for sharing.

You guys are heroes.

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josephluiz
josephluiz

11 years ago

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Sycan
Sycan

11 years ago

I'm not a big fan of OK Go's music, (so far), but damn, you gotta love this video. How original, and who doesn't like dropped pianos and smashing tvs?

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Silver Buttons
Silver Buttons

11 years ago

OK GO's videos are always fun to watch, but this is their best one yet! Surely, it wasn't filmed all in one take, was it? Anyway, I like how the objects get bigger and bigger, until there's all this chaos going on!

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sunshiine
sunshiine

Reply 11 years ago

Yes! This video was great!  I am sure a lot of work and imagination went into this.  It was amazing!

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The Ideanator
The Ideanator

11 years ago

Made of 100% solid win. The machine is even in time with the music!

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kcls
kcls

11 years ago

Holy cow! That was awesome! I liked how when they smashed the tv, it was playing the treadmill video.

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thegreeneone
thegreeneone

11 years ago

 wow, just wow. 
thats all i have to say.

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jeff-o
jeff-o

11 years ago

Check out this link for some behind-the-scenes info on the making of this incredible video:  http://igniteshow.com/videos/music-machines-ok-gos-rube-goldberg-inspired-machine

Apparently it took 20 consecutive 18 hour days to get the perfect shot.  Craziness.

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omnibot
omnibot

11 years ago

Holy mother of all that is strange and the mercy of love itself, that is one helluva RUBE!!!!?!
I especially enjoyed the television set beeing pulled back and smashed.

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sarahfish
sarahfish

11 years ago

 for those who didn't love ok go already, there's no excuse now!

Also, anyone notice the car was a MAKER Faire car?

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iculus
iculus

Reply 11 years ago

Great spot on the car.  I personally like the pile of 10 or so broken TV's from as best as I can guess, 10 failed previous attempts at slingshotting the guy into the boxes.  

Strange, slingshotting is getting through my spell checker.  Must be a word.  Who knew.


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jeff-o
jeff-o

Reply 11 years ago

Not to mention the layers of dried paint spattered on each of the band members!

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bounty1012
bounty1012

11 years ago

Such an excellent video, and a cool song too!

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fatty95
fatty95

11 years ago

omg,That was awesome
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xana
xana

Reply 11 years ago

freken agreed

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seamster
seamster

11 years ago

Ok, yeah.  That was awesome.

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The_DonuT
The_DonuT

11 years ago

Cool! but i wonder how much it realy costs...

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

11 years ago

=envy=

Mostly because I didn't think of it first. Wow.

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jeff-o
jeff-o

11 years ago

That is quite possibly one of the coolest things I have ever seen.  I'm going to go and re-ponder my universe for a while.

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n8man
n8man

Reply 11 years ago

 I too need to make sure the laws of the universe still apply after seeing that.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

11 years ago

^_^

That is brilliant - a classic of the genre.


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=SMART=
=SMART=

11 years ago

Hahaha wow that was amazing, i love these machines

it got really good at the end make sure you watch all of it !

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

11 years ago

.  Too cool! Well worth watching more than once.