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Apple airs new iPod + iTunes ad

picApple has posted and began airing another new TV spot for iPod + iTunes titled “Saturday Hip Hop” featuring the song “Saturday Night” by Ozomatli. The new ad is similar to previous ads featuring silhouetted dancers on colored backgrounds.

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1

Awesome. Ozomatli’s an awesome band and seeing them get picked for an iPod spot should garner some much deserved attention.

Posted by MuchNerdiness on September 13, 2004 at 7:36 PM (PDT)

2

yup, ozomatli is awesome


and there last song on the commercial, walkie talkie man by steriogram was also pretty sweet

Posted by sweet on September 13, 2004 at 8:30 PM (PDT)

3

Is it just me, or is that commercial campaign getting just a bit tired?

Posted by dethbrakr on September 13, 2004 at 8:38 PM (PDT)

4

I met steriogram shortly after they got their recording contract, they’re pretty cool guys, they gave me and my friends some tickets to a show of theirs but unfortunatly we couldn’t make it. I hope to run into them again sometime that’d be cooooool!!!!!

Posted by MATRIXsjd in Burbank, Ca on September 13, 2004 at 8:42 PM (PDT)

5

its kinda weird that jets are you going to be my girl is a rip off of iggy pops lust for life, steriograms walkie talkie man is a rip off of the kgbs fortune and fame(they are almost the same song!)

i hope apple has better luck with this one

Posted by little on September 13, 2004 at 9:09 PM (PDT)

6

does not have the same impact as previous ads/songs

if i just saw that ad it wouldnt make me rush out and buy an ipod.  I hope the next one is better than this rubbish!

Posted by bob on September 13, 2004 at 9:41 PM (PDT)

7

Tired…Zzzzzzz!

Posted by Big Sid on September 14, 2004 at 12:57 AM (PDT)

8

Might this mean the 60 gig is around the corner?  They had given the campaign a rest….

Posted by Andy on September 14, 2004 at 2:21 AM (PDT)

9

Ummm.  Little - have you ever heard of influences?  Sorry it took 30 years for people to start appreciating your Stooges…

And the Stooges, as innovative as they were, were just a rip off of the Doors and all of their blues influences.

Posted by Peter on September 14, 2004 at 4:14 AM (PDT)

10

stooges and doors…..NOTHING alike.

Posted by what? on September 14, 2004 at 5:50 AM (PDT)

11

If I danced around with my iPod like that, it would most definately FREEZE.

Posted by jwc110869 in Rochester, NY on September 14, 2004 at 5:56 AM (PDT)

12

This campaign is still stronger than 98% of the other ad spots out there. This is a little long though, the 15 sec spots are the best. This one is definately trying to reach out to an urban audience with the song and dancers, which is an important community as most popular music bought is of the urban influence.

Posted by Lupin III on September 14, 2004 at 7:23 AM (PDT)

13

i am also growing tired of these ipod dancer ads.  apple needs to mix things up.

Posted by StinkieDMB in Pittsburgh, PA on September 14, 2004 at 7:39 AM (PDT)

14

ill give iggy pop as an influence… but the kgb song(i believe written in 99, and on the 2000 road trip soundtrack) is almost the same song

Posted by little on September 14, 2004 at 8:01 AM (PDT)

15

go Ozomalti. although they did an awful job of cutting that song up and mixing it with the commercial.

if i’m not mistaken, Ozomalti’s also on the Madden 2005 soundtrack.

Posted by murph on September 14, 2004 at 8:56 AM (PDT)

16

I think these ads are getting to be obnoxious.  Spazzy dancing and annoying music aren’t that appealing after awhile…

The cowboy line dancing commercial was pretty good…

Posted by Ryan on September 14, 2004 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

17

the steriogram commerical was much better in my opinion

Posted by todd2fst4u on September 14, 2004 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

18

Apple is gonna have to come up with something new cause these commercials have gotten old.

Posted by adrenaline on September 14, 2004 at 4:06 PM (PDT)

19

Like my name says “You Guys Are Dorks”

Posted by You guys are dorks!!! on September 14, 2004 at 4:26 PM (PDT)

20

Hey Ryan, you #####, the guys who make the iPod spots aren’t the same guys that made that line dancing commercial. FYI

Posted by You Guys Are Dorks on September 14, 2004 at 4:28 PM (PDT)

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