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A Travesty of Epic Proportions   1 comment

Posted at 5:33 pm in Television

Remember my Nuttin’ But Stringz post way back when? They made it top the Top 5 acts of America's Got Talent! Unfortunately, they landed in third place while Neal “Meatball” Boyd landed in first.

Unbelievable! No one sings like that anymore. I think this Jerry-Kramer conversation from the episode "The Opera" sums it up pretty well:

KRAMER: So, what do you think?
JERRY: About what?
KRAMER: About the opera.
JERRY: Nah, I don’t wanna go.
KRAMER: You gotta go.
JERRY: I-I-I don’t like the opera. What are they singing for? Who sings? You got something to say, say it!
KRAMER: Jerry, you don’t understand, that’s the way they talk in Italy. They sing to one another. (Kramer starts to sing in bad Italian.)
JERRY: All right, all right.
KRAMER: That’s the way it was, you know. You listen to the language, its got that sing songy quality. It’s the language Jerry, the language.
JERRY: So why don’t they talk like that now?
KRAMER: Well its, uh, well its too hard to keep up, you know. They were tired.

We’re tired of your singing, Neal!

Published on October 4th, 2008

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Nuttin’ But Stringz   4 comments

Posted at 12:27 pm in Interesting Links, Music

Nuttin’ But Stringz is “an intense blending of classical music, jazz, r&b, and yes, hip hop.” Playing violins to heavy beats? Yes, sir. They have one song on iTunes and the other song on their website costs $6.99 (oy!). Alternatively, you can just watch a flash video of them on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Nuttin' But Stringz

Update (May 4, 2009): You can actually now listen to “Broken Sorrow” at their official website (copy and paste the URL):

Published on May 30th, 2006

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