This is possibly the most self-indulgent yo-yo video you'll ever see from me, but I think the trick content is solid enough to be worth your minute. I've never been much for long combos, so here are a few tricks with one string hit or less. Yeah, it's almost all quickmounts – they look simple, but I'm really proud of them, and I think some other people might like to see them, too. The first trick ("Condors") could have a lot of applications in 2A, too, unless it already exists... and if it does, could somebody let me know?
Anyways. I don't think I'd call this a full-blown clip, on account of it was shot/edited/scored in one day using the built-in iSight webcam on my Macbook, so you could think of it as a trick mixtape if you want. A lot of the tricks are kind of love letters to the 3A family, and you can probably pick out specific influences from Hank, Kentaro, Paul, and Jun.
It's processing on yoyoing right now, but here's the youtube link:
and the vimeo link:
Feedback is always appreciated, and thanks for watching.
(Why's it self-indulgent? For one thing, I filmed while being directly backlit by the sun. And I wrote and recorded the music on a Ukulele, an instrument which I have only been playing for about five days now. I mean, I totally love it, but I'm a narcissist, and I apologize if you can't see anything or if the tinkling soundtrack gets on your nerves. Haha. love you all!)
Thread: Sunburn Anchor. (new 3A stuff.)
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06-11-2008 04:30 AM
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06-11-2008 07:00 AM
I don't know the slightest thing about 3A other than that it is very, very hard. But I do know that this video was extremely good and definitely something special.
Awesome work Drew. :]
06-11-2008 08:36 AM
video was pretty
tricks were really cool
A++ Would watch again.TLH IS DEAD.
06-11-2008 05:57 PM
I love it when i see this stuff. You see very little to no 3a its 1a here 1a there, maybe a little 2a some 5 there are a few of them but 3a! zip case closed i loved it. Good work, nice tricks. Digging the hair btwJOKA! JOKA!
06-11-2008 05:58 PM
Loved the feel of it, and I really liked the music with the video.
I really liked this video :P I favorited it on vimeo<NiteRider> Dude, have you ever yoyo'd in the nude?
<SouthPaw> Umm... no...
<NiteRider> Dude, you're missing out on a lot...
06-11-2008 06:19 PM
cool stuff! i would do 3A... but i don't have 2 of any of my yoyos! hahaWAR IS A STATE OF MIND — BRAIN DEAD.
Music is like candy, you need to chuck out all the "wrappers"
06-11-2008 07:48 PM
i reall yliked the background, although it was kinda hard to see the string. I could still tell what was going on mostly. And i enjoyed the music:) haha
06-11-2008 08:16 PM
Sigh, I can't get the sound to work on this computer. Cool video though, I can't wait to hear it too.
Yoyodork, you don't need 2 of the same yoyo for 3A. You just need 2 yoyos. Go for it!
06-11-2008 11:17 PM
Just heard it, the music fits perfectly. Really digging it.
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06-11-2008 11:32 PM
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you landed double-double or nothing.... dude.... wtf? ive been trying that trick for the past like month and a half and i havent even landed it onceIs there any other yoyo style besides 3a?
oh yeah Mountless 3a rocks
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06-12-2008 04:58 PM
That was so beautiful. I've been trying to learn some 3A, so I'd like to think I have a better appreciation of how hard it is now, and man, that was amazing. The music fit perfectly, it completed the video. "Winter Slammed Us Like a Fist" is an amazing trick name also.
mgodinez: throw for the day, throw for yourself...just throw.
06-13-2008 05:07 AM
Yeppers tricks don't often have names like that these days.
Beaut video. Intense and mellow somehow. I can't pretend to understand how you do those tricks. Superb."Your tongues can't repel flavour of that magnitude!" - Admiral Ackbar
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