The Gregory Brothers On Performing With Jack Black At Festival Supreme And How To Songify Anything

The Gregory Brothers On Performing With Jack Black At Festival Supreme And How To Songify Anything

  • YouTube's auto-tune masters, The Gregory Brothers, join the set of What's Trending to talk about performing with Jack Black at Festival Supreme, scouting unintentional singers, and how to songify anything - including our own co-host Ethan Newberry!

    "It was fantastic," Evan says of performing at the comedy rock Festival Supreme show for thousands of people. "Just incredible acts by Adam Sandler, Tim & Eric, Tenacious D headlined with a surprise guest spot from The Lonely Island."

    But that's not to downplay the fact that Jack Black joined them onstage during their set! "He's a fan of some of our songs, particularly the 'Double Rainbow' song," Evan says. (Check out The Gregory Brothers' performance of 'Double Rainbow' on What's Trending!) "So, he came out and guested on that song. So, we saved it for the last slot in our set."

    And now that they're performing all over the country, we want to know how they translate their viral videos to performance pieces for the stage. "The songs stand on their own, we hope," Evan says. "So we perform the rock band version of each of our songs. We worked it out so we kind of sing duets with some of the unintentional singers."

    Michael chimes in to say, "It's almost like being a cover band for Joe Biden."

    Of course, during the 2012 election, the family's attracted a lot of viewers for their songifications of the presidential debates. "That was just a commitment that we made to ourselves and our audience, that we were going to respond to each presidential debate with a video the next day."

    The months of all-nighters were worth it. "It's kind of amazing because the first time we were doing that four years prior, it was just in Michael and Andrew's apartment with no help whatsoever," Sarah says.

    Now, they're bringing musicality to more and more promising acts. "We're almost like the talent scouts for unintentional singers," Evan says. "We're looking for someone who has the personality but also the lyrical content, and who's using their voice like a real instrument so that we can create a song out of it."

    "I'm kind of flattered when people try to songify stuff," Sarah says. "That's kind of why we created the Songify app to do that, because the more melodies everyone can find out in the universe, the better we all are."


Comment with Facebook

Logan Paul Uses Taser On Dead Rat, YouTube Suspends Ads
Former NBA Player Rasual Butler and Wife Leah LaBelle Killed in Car Crash
Alessia Cara Responds to Backlash Surrounding Her Grammys Win
Mark Salling Dead — 'Glee' Star Dies After Apparent Suicide
Artists Set to Wear White Roses at the Grammys in Support of Time's Up Movement
Jennifer Lopez Teams Up With YouTube Stars to Promote Super Saturday Night
Why Jason Momoa Struggled to Get Work After Game of Thrones
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino Heads to Miami Following Guilty Plea
Kylie Jenner Covers Stomach in Calvin Klein Ad
Kim Kardashian West Throws Shade at Lamar Odom Over Khloe Kardashian Remarks
Is Gaten Matarazzo Joining Fall Out Boy on Tour?
Kim Kardashian West Welcomes Baby Girl via Surrogate
The Hilarious Reasons Celebs BLOCKED People on TWITTER
Offset Gets Cardi B’s Name Tattooed on His Neck
Selena Quintanilla-Inspired TV Series Is Coming to ABC
G-Eazy Ends Partnership With H&M Over Racially Insensitive Ad
James Franco Addresses Sexual Assault Allegations on Colbert
Meghan Markle Fulfills All Our Royal Family Dreams by Deleting Her Social Media Accounts