Great new video for the BNL song “Pollywog in a Bog” from their “Snacktime” kids CD. This video reminds me of a classic Muppet Show bit, and makes me fantasize about the BNL Muppet Show episode that never was. Ah, enjoy the video.
Great Big Sea released a new album, “Fortune’s Favor” just recently. They’re a band from Newfoundland that does a mix of pop and traditional sea anthems. Here’s there first release from the album, “Walk on the Moon”.
Yes! Coming soon to the X-Box 360 (and then other platforms later, which I think is really kind of lame, even if I play the game on a 360), Rock Band 2!
I’m really into the drums on the game. I used to be a closet drummer when I was a kid. My parents bought me a couple of drums and a small drum kit when I was a kid. And I got some drumsticks from a musician friend. I beat the heck out of a pillow with them when I didn’t have the drums anymore. I was even one of the toy soldiers in a class Christmas play once, and got to march out drumming and singing:
“We are the toy soldiers, marching and drumming,
The sound of our drums mean Santa is coming.”
So playing drums in Rock Band is really kewl to me. Especially since you can almost get to the point where you are playing a totally real drum set. You could totally sit down at a real drumset and play, though, if you get good enough at the game.
I love the singing part, too. I just can’t imagine getting out of Medium difficulty in that because I can only kind of barely hold a tune, and there are just some rock songs in the game that aren’t really “singing” if you ask me. You really need to have a unique voice to try to match some of the vocal tracks in the game on Hard.
Oddly, I’m not as much into the guitar, even though I’ve been trying to learn how to play a real one. It’s fun, but it just doesn’t hold my interest as much as the drums or singing.
I’d still like to learn how to play guitar badly, though. =)