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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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Herschel Tambor Brillstein
Adam Gates ...
Steve 'Aiwass' Trouzdale
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Les Claypool ...
Lapland 'Lapdog' Miclovich
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Dr. Brian 'Bucky' Lefkowitz
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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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National Lampoon Presents Electric Apricot: Quest for Festeroo  »

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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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Best Mockumentary Since Spinal Tap - Possibly Better
13 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I bought my ticket, I wasn't prepared for the laughter I'd soon experience. Musicians are well known for their senses of humor, but Les Claypool really outdid himself. This guy's got it down; to make great music and great movies is a very admirable skill.

Even those who are not musically inclined will love this movie. Each character reflects their real-life counterparts, whom we all know and love.

If you laughed at Spinal Tap, you'll cackle and howl at Electric Apricot. This is, by far, the best film National Lampoon has had its name on--at least in the last ten years.

From an avid musician, this is a no-brainer to recommend all around.


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