Weta

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Weta were a four-piece rock band from Wellington, New Zealand. Read more on Wikipedia


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  • View on NZ On Screen Papa People

    Source: NZ On Screen

    Resource type: Alternative ; Flying Nun ; Music Video

    "The original concept involved a girl in love with a weta. Sadly the weta has an affair with a horse. Consequently the girl tries to metamorphosise into an insect to be with her love... of course.   "In the end I don't think anyone really gets the story. But there is a great feeling to the video. My favourite scene is where she walks around a room shutting doors, with a projection of maggots and crawlies all over the walls - it's so spooky and sad and threatening." Band member, Geoff Maddock - Feb 09" (NZ On Screen summary)

  • View on NZ On Screen If I Move to Mars

    Source: NZ On Screen

    Resource type: Easy Listening ; Music Video

    "After winning attention both in The Thomas Oliver Band and with his solo lap steel guitar work, Thomas Oliver took away the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll songwriting award with 'If I Move to Mars'. The video makes the most of the intragalactic theme, with a Gravity inspired/gravity-defying video made by a pair of effects wizards from Weta Workshop. The visually impressive result sees Oliver in a spacesuit, peacefully orbiting the Earth playing a custom space-guitar as the sun slowly rises behind him." (NZ On Screen summary)

 

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