Watching The Wizard of Oz while listening to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is legendary among the stoners of the world as a freak-out-good-time. Were you aware, or do you even care, that the same thing happens when you combine The Matrix and Metallica’s “Black Album” or Led Zeppelin IV and The Fellowship of the Ring?
The aptly titled Fellowship of the IV and The Black Matrix are just sample of all the nerdy goodness offered-up at Syncmovies.com. The man responsable for creating the site and these creepy artifacts of crazy voodoo goes by the name “The DeVille;” a 48-year-old Hotlanta-area native who remains annonamous for legal reasons. A self-proclaimed doctor of synchronicity, he employs what he calls “the rainbow connection” to find them, looking for themes between the music and the film and then testing his theories via countless hours of trial and error. No word on whether it is his basement or his Mother’s that serves as Headquarters. He happened upon the concept in 1999 when his son Ray, stoner, let him in on the legend of The Dark Side of Oz. “It just made my hair stand up,” said The DeVille of the first time he watched it. Other bizarre mash-ups include The Ozzorcist (Black Sabbath meets The Exorcist) and Nevermind the Memento (Nirvana‘s Nevermind with Memento).
Completely enthralled, The Deville quit his job in the collections department at the IRS and took a job dubbing tapes so he could learn the ins-and-outs of video production. Since then, The DeVille has devoted himself to making sync videos; Winner! His projects feature top-of-the line audio (some feature his own 5.1 surround sound mixes) and picture quality, and many come with subtitles featuring the movie’s original dialogue.
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Sync up some good times this April 20th!