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Thousands Of People Walked Into A Building And Started Singing…So Amazing!

With all of the rising hatred around the world right now, it feels impossible to relate to other people.

If the comments sections on social media posts are any indication of how people really feel about each other, then it seems like we are doomed to experience fewer and fewer meaningful human connections until we separate ourselves completely.

But as the people of Choir! Choir! Choir! demonstrate, sometimes the only thing you need to connect with other people is a common interest, like singing your heart out in unison.

In 2011, Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman started the choir as a weekly get-together in Ontario, Canada, for people to sing pop music and enjoy each other’s company.

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But they never anticipated that the number of members would reach into the thousands.

They came into the spotlight very quickly, going on to perform at several live events with musicians like Patti Smith and Tegan and Sara.

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Now the choir meets twice a week at a tavern in downtown Toronto, beginning each session by handing out lyric sheets to everyone and mastering a song by the end of the night.

The best part is that they record all of their sessions for your viewing (and listening) pleasure. Trust me, you’re gonna want to experience their music for yourself.

The diversity of their many voices shows that amazing things can happen when different people work together.

And their latest performance in the Luminato Festival at the Hearn Generating Station in Toronto with 1,500 of them singing “Hallelujah” is nothing short of epic.

If you’re dying to hear more and want to follow all of their awe-inspiring performances, you can find them on their Facebook and YouTube pages. If you’re in the Toronto area, you can even join them!

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/thousands-sing-together/


Not everybody thought Paisley & Underwood’s Obamacare song was funny

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At the beginning of the Country Music Awards tonight, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley brought many to laughter with their hilarious song “Obamacare by Morning.” Many thought it was hysterically funny, but of course not everybody was on board:

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Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/11/06/fk-off-cma-not-everybody-thought-paisley-underwoods-obamacare-song-was-funny/


These Vintage Ads Prove Just How Far Technology Has Come… WOW.

You know how your grandpa talks about how they don’t make things like they used to? Well, he is absolutely right. With our technological advances, these ads for these products make the people of the 1960’s look like cavemen.

It’s hard to believe that some of these products were cutting-edge in their time. WOW: 

1.) I’m sure that car is worth a ton of money now.

2.) Does anyone even have a radio anymore?

3.) Look at that space aged refrigerator!

4.) I can’t think of a better way to listen to music.

5.) I can’t even get a pack of gum for $1.69 nowadays!

6.) Back when smoking wasn’t unhealthy.

7.) She can do it all!

8.) This was a flat screen back then.

9.) Those look like some quality products.

10.) Okay, I’m going to be real…I kind of want that motorcycle.

Man, I wish I had a time machine so I could go back and get some of those. Share this post if you remember seeing or even using some of these products.

Read more: http://viralnova.com/vintage-products/


Premiere: Hot Sugar Does Terrible Things In New “Sinkies” Video

“You can get away with horrific crimes in broad daylight without getting caught if you smile politely,” he tells BuzzFeed Music.

Nick Koenig a.k.a. Hot Sugar’s new video for his song “Sinkies” is a drug-fueled trip down a Harmony Korine-esque wormhole.

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It’s ultimately about love, lost connections, and how we communicate and survive in the age of the internet. But it starts with some good old-fashioned threats of dog homicide.

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“When we were filming, during one of the takes, a business man came up to us and said ‘I have a bulldog just like him,’ Hot Sugar tells BuzzFeed Music via email. “The camera was across the street so there was no way of assuming that what we were doing was for a film. When he realized the dog I was holding was attached to a terrified old lady’s arm (while she held up a wad of cash in the other hand), he looked back at me disappointingly and continued his walk down the street shaking his head. You can get away with horrific crimes in broad daylight without getting caught if you smile politely.”

The lady ultimately pays up and the dog — a Frenchie named Morticia that, Hot Sugar says, is “the price of a small car” — goes thankfully unharmed. youtube.com

From there the video gets weirder and more warped. “Sinkies is a word my ex-girlfriend came up with to describe the feeling of having your heart drop into your stomach — whether it be caused by jealousy, defeat or just plain depression,” Hot Sugar says.

 

The track is a stuttering, jittery, ethereal mess that will likely give you the sinkies. Typical Hot Sugar, basically. His unique production style — his songs are made entirely out of sounds he records on the street and builds audio collages with the samples — has won him lots of influential fans, ILoveMakonnen among them. “He’s a bonafide musical genius,” Broad City music supervisor Matt FX Feldman, who uses Hot Sugar’s music on BC, tells BuzzFeed Music. Perhaps that’s why he’s already, in his young career, the subject of a documentary, Hot Sugar’s Cold World, which is an official selection at this year’s SXSW Film Festival and is described as “a fly-on-the-wall look into the life of a modern-day Mozart.”

On “Sinkies” Hot Sugar says he worked in the sounds of an ATM machine, a dollhouse burning, the wind blowing over his family tombstone, and a girl blowing out candles seductively, among other things.

 

“Since I wanted to make a sad song I also used Elliot Smith’s piano (at my friend’s studio in L.A.). Also, I lit bottle rockets and other fireworks indoors with Martin Starr about a year ago. A lot of the drum crashes are slow motion fireworks exploding,” Hot Sugar says.

Watch Hot Sugar’s “Sinkies” — premiering exclusively on BuzzFeed Music — in full below. Hot Sugar’s new album God’s Hand is out now.

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Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/brianmcmanus/premiere-hot-sugar-does-terrible-things-in-new-sinkies-video