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3 Musical TED Talks that Stand Out

Divergent thinkers inspire us with innovation that expresses the beauty of individuality. The following 3 TED Talks feature our favorite off-kilter music-themed talks that show off audio and video ingenuity. If you like what you see, remember that we can assist you with booking them for your corporate event – connect with Innovative Entertainment!


REGGIE WATTS: BEATS THAT DEFY BOXES

Reggie Watts captivates the audience with TED-like parody using his trademark quirky improvisational comedy and music. Watts hilariously transitions from character to character but spends the most part mocking an intellectual lecture with ideas that circle around into the nonsensical. His imaginative performance using his rare repertoire of talent that includes genre-bending vocals, whimsical beat-boxing, and precise musical and comedic timing makes for an exclusively memorable TED Talk.

JACOB COLLIER: A ONE-MAN MUSICIAL PHENOMENON

Jacob Collier takes listeners on a galactic ride across the musical universe with engaging visual clips interactively connected into an extraordinary one-man performance. Amazingly Jacob orchestrated the video features into the musical arrangements live so that the flowing images mesh with the audial frequencies. The exceptionally talented Grammy award-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and master audio looper encourages the audience to give in to the emotional language of the music. Furthermore, Jacob explains his passion for the way spontaneity and music coexist, which makes perfect sense with his epically eclectic song compositions.

OK GO: HOW TO FIND A WONDERFUL IDEA

The audio-visual mavericks OK Go, well-known for their viral hit music videos, take the stage to enlighten viewers on their method behind the chaos. Lead vocalist Damian Kulash shares how creativity is often found rather than sought. Explaining how many of the bands most successful ideas come from moments and ideas connecting at just the right time to reveal a completely original concept. OK Go also perform two acoustic versions of “This Too Shall Pass” and “The One Moment” aligned with the respective music videos.