There was a time when a number of the original GLONO posse lived close to each other, or at least within easy driving distance. Even before the advent of GLONO we gathered together to drink, argue and play music—which caused more drinking and more arguing. We called them record parties and we had them often…until … Continue reading Turntable.fm: Your Digital Record Party
Wired talks about how Guitar Hero and Rock Band are inspiring gamers to get off their geeky asses and learn to play the real guitar, Gateway Drug to Six-String Bliss: Aaron Starke, a 20-year-old gamer from Sugar Land, Texas, was turned on to the guitar about three months ago after a job at Fry’s Electronics … Continue reading Videogames Inspire Real Life
The story of how a wildly popular video game can ruin a perfectly good time and drive some folks to the brink of grovellng and shame.
Tired of being out-rocked by your more coordinated friends? Want to make sure a certain obnoxious percussion instrument gets its due? Got a fever…? Cowbell Hero
I’m not really sure what the hell this is all about—some public service announcement type charity, or whatever—but you can play a Frogger-inspired game called Roadie Runner wherein you listen to Dirty Pretty Things songs and “collect the guitar from the other side of the road and bring it back.” There are apparently prizes to … Continue reading Dirty Pretty Things: Play Frogger Online