Sadly, there will be no One Hot Second Holiday Show this year. Unfortunately, real life got in the way of our funny little hobby…
Instead, we present to you the Ghosts of Holiday Shows Past…
Enjoy! And have a wonderful holiday. We will see you in 2014!
So, Halloween is fast approaching and you know what that means – time for our 6th Annual Halloween Show! Halloween is one of our favorite shows of the year to do and our fans (as lazy as they are) seem to enjoy it too!
This year’s show will actually take place on Halloween! October 31st at 7:30 PM at the Crescent Lounge in Astoria, Queens, New York City! The show will also be part of a fundraiser for The Friends of The Steinway Mansion – you can check out their website here.
In other Halloween news, we were featured in a BuzzFeed article about how “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah” is the greatest Halloween song of all time. No, seriously…it really happened. Look here – and go down to the bottom to see our video. While we may disagree with the statement (we have tons of Halloween songs!) we genuinely appreciate the exposure. THESE DUDES are happy!
So – what do you think is the greatest Halloween song of all time? Is it one of ours? Leave a comment and let us know! And we hope to see you at the Halloween show. It will be spooky, scary!
We know you all miss Game of Thrones – we do too! We are hoping George R.R. Martin doesn’t kick it before he finishes the book series. So while you wait for the next season, enjoy this…
What do you think? Let us know if you like it.
If you know us, you probably know we love bad SyFy original movies. Well, SyFy stepped up their game with Sharknado. So we stepped up our game in return with Sharknado – The Song.
Come on, you gotta love Sharknado. We are available to write some original music for the sequel (set in New York) – hint, hint!
Well, folks. We can finally share the photos from the first round of the “Parody Album Cover” project. We will think about starting round two sometime in the future. We welcome your suggestions for album covers for us to mock in the future – leave a comment! In the meantime…enjoy!
Thanks to Angel Jusay Photography for the pictures!
It is something that only gamers truly understand. Whatever horrible thing may be happening in real life, escaping into the game for a little while can change your frame of mind and leave you feeling relaxed…
And with that, we give you HALO, our original song dedicated to gamers…
What do you think?
You would wonder how singing goats could inspire a parody song? Oh really, you didn’t wonder that? Shame on you. Just watch the video…
Over here at One Hot Second HQ – we love Game of Thrones. Yes, we read the books before the HBO show came out. But we jumped on the opportunity to have our fans choose our “house sigil”. Here were some of the options:
And the winner is…
Perhaps unintentionally, Google’s new “Gone Google” ad featuring Hall and Oates seems to be an attempt to write a parody song for us.
Today, One Hot Second is pleased to bring you this press release:
NEW YORK, April 1st, 2013 – Comedy and parody acoustic rock trio, One Hot Second, has signed a deal to produce three separate music releases. The band, currently Number 4 on the comedy charts, is looking to make an even bigger splash in the comedy industry by teaming up with legendary parody song artist, Weird Al Yankovic, who will produce the albums.
“These guys have been bugging me on Twitter for a long time,” said Yankovic. “I finally gave in and listened to some of their stuff, and I was really surprised. Most of it didn’t suck!”
While no details have been solidified as to the nature of the releases, those close to the deal speculate that the first release will be One Hot Second Saves the Universe, the highly anticipated follow up to the band’s debut album One Hot Second Eats Your Breakfast! Logically, the band would follow that with another long awaited project, The Premature Immaculation, a collection of their most popular holiday themed songs, which hopefully will be in stores and available for download in time for the various holiday seasons.
Perhaps the biggest news is the collection of cover songs, Full Coverage, which will see the boys from Astoria, Queens teaming up with the musicians who wrote the originals songs. Artists already expressing interest in working with the band include Justin Timberlake, Phillip Glass, Dweezil Zappa (who will fill in for his late father, Frank), Phish, Hall and Oates, and former Smiths guitarist, Johnny Marr. When reached for comment, Marr stated, “When I hear these guys play Smiths songs, it sounds exactly like how I want to hear a Smiths song – without Morrissey!”
The normally reclusive band was hard to reach, as they are preparing for an upcoming show, but when news of the deal finally got through, front man C-Fate had this to say, “We were as surprised as anyone! Someone actually wants to pay us to do this stuff. For us, it was never about the money. But money is nice. We have some extensive bar tabs we need to settle!”
So another great band cover parody we photographed – N.W.A. – if this was turned down by the magazine article, can you imagine what they chose?!? Just think about it…let it sink in…yea!!!
And if the magazine article coming up next week wasn’t enough – we are climbing the comedy charts on Reverb Nation! We are currently ranked #12 in New York City! Who would have thought it? You can help us break into the top 10 by going to our Reverb Nation profile and becoming a fan, listening to our songs, watching our videos, etc. Every little bit helps! Thanks and stay tuned for more awesomeness!
So, the magazine feature on us is being published on April 1st – we know what you are thinking and NO, this is not an April Fool’s joke. Things are actually picking up for us. And to give you a taste of what is to come, we are releasing our first parody album cover photo today! This is just the tip of the iceberg…just the tip…
If we decided to be a Bee Gees cover band, what would we call ourselves? The Bee Jays? What do you think?