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Electric Apricot (2006)

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Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap". The members of the band go by the assumed names, Steve Hampton ... See full summary »

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Jonathan Korty ...
Herschel Tambor Brillstein
Adam Gates ...
Steve 'Aiwass' Trouzdale
Bryan Kehoe ...
Steve 'Gordo' Gordon
Les Claypool ...
Lapland 'Lapdog' Miclovich
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'Smilin' Don Kleinfeld
Kyle McCulloch ...
Drew Shackleford
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Skip Holmes
Brian Kite ...
Dr. Brian 'Bucky' Lefkowitz
Oz Fritz ...
Oswald George
Arj Barker ...
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Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap". The members of the band go by the assumed names, Steve Hampton Trouzdale on bass and vocals, Steve "Gordo" Gordon on guitar and vocals, Herschal Tambor Brillstien on keyboards and vocals, and Lapland "Lapdog" Miclovik on drums and vocals. Written by Facamus

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Rated R for language and some sexual content including references
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The first poster for Festeroo actually features five bands Les Claypool has played with. Oysterhead, Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Sausage, The Holy Mackeral, and C2B3 (Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie's Brains). See more »

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Spoofs Patterson-Gimlin Film (1967) See more »

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Clever and Hilarious
13 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Les Claypool proves that he is not only an amazing musician, but also a great writer/storyteller/actor. Electric Apricot is a fun misadventure. Each character is unique and funny. The storyline flows well and can keep the the audience interested. Claypools character is a stereotypical percussionist who always seems to be over-prepared and is a perfectionist. The other members of the band are a great mix of jam band hippies and a Zen Buddhist. The zany fans and celebrity cameos (Matt Stone, Seth Green, Wavy Gravy, and many others)are a nice touch. Overall the film was fun and smart. Being a fan of Les Claypool, I find almost all of his work totally Awesome, and Electric Apricot is no exception.


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