DigiTour 2011 hopes to turn viral audiences into the real thing for YouTube stars during a live six-week 27-city US tour. Their videos may range from cinematic to DIY-simple, but they all have one thing in common: extravagant numbers of Internet views.
Nate "Igor" Smith/Village VoiceThe Gregory BrothersThe Auto-Tuned Oscars montage isn't the only proof that Antoine Dodson's 15 minutes are over; the Gregory Brothers ARE ACTUALLY TOURING THE REAL WORLD AND PERFORMING LIVE. Known throughout the Interwebz as the guys behind Auto-Tune the News, they ... More >>
But not your WiFi! In 2010, the Internet was the medium by which we all went what the fuck?
We twittered, shared and reposted all these stories ad nauseum in 2010--for a good reason. This year, trashy viral videos made more of an impact than the Grammys, and Antoine Dodson was more memorable than Beatles songs finally getting on iTunes. So the line blurring of talent and fame is m ... More >>
A store clerk foils a robbery. A witness recaps the fiasco, saying her father taught her well. And viola! You have the next Antoine Dodson Internet meme, care of the Gregory Brothers. To be fair to our homie Antoine, this isn't nearly as good as the "Bed Intruder Song," but see for yourself--you ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWe're still not quite over the "Bed Intruder Song" by Antoine Dodson and the Gregory Brothers. A celebrity cover couldn't have been too far off, given the song's massive popularity, but the one by Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams is pretty awesome. Watch it after the ... More >>
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Antoine-Dodson/Last week, Antoine Dodson's Autotuned remix by the Gregory Brothers surprised us when it hit No. 3 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart. This week? The "Bed Intruder Song" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 89, almost exclusively from download sa ... More >>
You might notice that this blog is filed under "Before It Gets Old"--well, Antoine Dodson's "Bed Intruder Remix" NEVER gets old. Ask anyone who's seen it (like we have, daily, on repeat, for the past week and a half). Today we discovered that the "Bed Intruder Song feat. the Gregory Brothers and ... More >>