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Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: May 21, 2012

In compiling today's links, I came across a ton of great new music videos. From the layering of windows happening in Pomplamoose's new tune to the creative story the French group Ödland tells in their latest single, today's links are video + music only. Enjoy! 

Pomplamoose – the adorable duo and pioneers of the video song – release a new jam on the joys of a good ol' ride around town in, “Let’s Go for a Ride.” [Pomplamoose Music]

This is what happens when turkeys meet dubstep music. [The Daily What]

Will Smith was recently interviewed by the BBC talk show host Graham Norton. When they discussed his monumental role in the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Norton grabs a keyboard and the audience joins Will and the other guests in rapping the theme song. [Tastefully Offensive]

French musicians Ödland make a quaint world come to life in their new video “Østersøen,” with hundreds of paper cut-outs and stop motion animation. [Colossal]   

For the season finale of Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell release “Lazy Sunday 2,” a sequel to the digital short that launched the music themed segments in 2005. [NBC]

+Warning: may contain coarse language +

A beautiful track from the forthcoming Sigur Rós album, receives an odd video that shows how to react to the hazard of choking on a dinner meal. [Pitchfork]

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