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Ass Crapes, Pancakes, and Waffles by Melmo & Moobie

Melmo & Moobie release their first music video for the song “Ass Crapes, Pancakes, and Waffles”. They used a software called cocoakinect, develped for 3D scanning and 3D printing, to achieve the effect. WARNING: May include in your face attitude.


  1. M.I.A.'s New Video Has 3D Printed Guns, Drones - 3D Printing Industry - May 20, 2014

    […] If you watch the video, it feels as though it glamorizes 3D printed guns and violence at the same time that peace signs float overhead.  You’re supposed to think there’s meaning there, like maybe the video is meant to paint a near future in which, using cheap hardware, the youth, whilst smoking e-cigarettes, rebel against the Orwellian corporatocracy revealed by the leaks of Edward Snowden.  Political commentary and such. But this really seems like another example of the artist using shocking images for media attention, as she did when she released her first album adorned with the symbol of the Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka.  So, as much as 3D printing guns looks really fun and awesome in this video, she will likely tell people she doesn’t advocate the practice, meanwhile having a great SEO phrase associated with her song and subsequent interviews.  If that happens, then what the video really demonstrates is M.I.A.’s attempt to appear tech-savvy and “with it” as she continues to brand herself as a rebel. (Had she really wanted to seem tech-savvy and with it, she would have done a video more like this.) […]

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