Something a little different today … We’re big Tenacious D fans over here at the Archive and we just discovered that the new video for the title track on the D’s upcoming album “Rize of the Fenix” had been released on – get this – a Russian video site.
Click below to check it out:
Tenacious D got their start on television, with their cult series produced by Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk that aired on HBO from 1997-2000. The show in many ways set the stage for other comedy musical acts that have followed – most notably New Zealand’s “Flight of the Conchords.”
Music video distribution has certainly come a long way in the past thirty years. MTV used to be the go-to place for exclusives and promoting videos. In his 2011 interview, Executive Tom Freston talked to us about the difficulty of even creating a network to celebrate music and music videos:
Now we’ve moved to video teasers on the internet as the promotion of choice. The times they are a changin’.
“Rize of the Fenix” is set to be released on May 15, 2012.