tecktonik 
9th-Dec-2007 01:02 am


I know this Tecktonik thing has been going on for most of 2007, but still I can't stop being fascinated by it all. I love how these suburb guys (for you americans, european suburbs are a tad bit more ghetto than your desperate housewife ones) just randomly dance Tecktonik in the street or in the subway or wherever. I see boys dancing it almost every time i go "into town", and I kindof like it. I think it's funny how these bad boys are dancing this dance that looks like a mix of disco, rave and vogue. Heh. It's in *all* the new music videos these days though, and that's kindof lame.

I don't know. Maybe you have no idea what I'm talking about. I'll embed some videos so you can see for yourself.








Comments 
9th-Dec-2007 12:16 am (UTC)
I know exactly what you're talking about, although I think it's a distinctly French thing for now (I might be wrong there, I haven't actually done any research.) Did you by chance make it to the Techno Parade in late September at the Bastille? It was basically a Techtonik glory party at 10am in the morning.
9th-Dec-2007 12:24 am (UTC)
No way am I up that early on a Saturday. Out of the house? You must be dreaming :p
9th-Dec-2007 12:36 am (UTC)
Your loss. I was drunk by 2pm and surrounded by hot techtonik frenchmen. :P
9th-Dec-2007 06:29 pm (UTC)
Hah :P
9th-Dec-2007 12:56 am (UTC)
Looks to me like rave/disco arm movement with an American B-Boy "breaking" influence thrown in. Interesting...

 
9th-Dec-2007 06:30 pm (UTC)
France has a really cool B-boy culture actually :)
9th-Dec-2007 01:22 am (UTC)
those videos make me want to dance. the guy in the third video is killin it. heeeeeeey :p i see a glowstick influence.
9th-Dec-2007 06:31 pm (UTC)
haha are you doing riverdance in your icon?

(i like your jacket)
9th-Dec-2007 10:08 pm (UTC)
no, but i can see it now that you mention it lol. And thanks :)
9th-Dec-2007 01:38 am (UTC)
That's pretty interesting, I want to go dancing now :(
9th-Dec-2007 06:31 pm (UTC)
do it! :)
9th-Dec-2007 02:03 am (UTC)
Everything underground and amazing becomes mainstream... it's a natural progression. =)
9th-Dec-2007 06:33 pm (UTC)
Yeah
9th-Dec-2007 08:33 am (UTC)
HA! Desperate Housewives suburbs...

that's a good one.
9th-Dec-2007 06:34 pm (UTC)
Well you get my point :p
9th-Dec-2007 12:22 pm (UTC) - dancing fever
Anonymous
i exactly know what you are talking about. i also like these dancers a lot. my favourite ones are the three "YELLE"-guys. i also found them already on youtube. and i'm not only fascinated by their moves, but i also like the song a lot. i hope these vids may become more and more popular, so that we see more and more guys dancing und threwing their arms and legs to the beat of the music - even here in germany. ;)
greets|flixx85
9th-Dec-2007 06:34 pm (UTC) - Re: dancing fever
yeah yelle is cool :)
9th-Dec-2007 12:59 pm (UTC)
I have the 2nd video on my MySpace, I think it's a remix of Yelle! ? I have such a crush on the dude in the middle, I don't know what it is about him!
9th-Dec-2007 06:35 pm (UTC)
yeah it's yelle with a cause de garcons
9th-Dec-2007 03:37 pm (UTC)
i've seen some people doing this at Las Ramblas in Barcelona.. I really really like it.. i'd love to know how to dance to some of this... do you dance that way??
9th-Dec-2007 06:35 pm (UTC)
hehe no i'm not much of a dancer
9th-Dec-2007 08:08 pm (UTC)
why not? have you ever tried? heeh. :)
9th-Dec-2007 08:38 pm (UTC)
A cause de garcons!! I love that song. And the dancing is amazing.

People do this randomly in public in Paris!? Lol. You'd never see that in West Yorkshire XD Which we probably should, because it'd warm us up.
9th-Dec-2007 10:33 pm (UTC)
i WISH there were random dancing in the street in l.a./hollywood, people here are too reserved/self-conscious.. or maybe they just can't dance- hmmmmmm.
10th-Dec-2007 07:26 pm (UTC)
Hehe, I too am intrigued by this dancing. I have been interested in this for years. In the late 90's and early 00's, the ravers would do that liquid dancing thing, which was similar.

And for the record, I have been dancing like this for years, but was outcast for it. Once again, my perceived nerdiness is once again pop culture before its time :P
12th-Dec-2007 02:00 am (UTC)
omg i love it
15th-Dec-2007 03:22 am (UTC)
yelle is amazing.
and that video is absolutely glorious.