From the opening strains of the first song, a soaring anthem to the Slow Food Movement, Van Oodles’ new album “Flossophy 101” feels very different from his last album. Where the self-titled “Van Oodles” was character-driven, populated by cartoony-voiced monkeys and bees, “Flossophy 101” is about healthy, mindful living: eating your vegetables, avoiding [...]
Monthly Archives: April 2011
Steve Denyes of the kid-folk duo, Hullabaloo has a songwriting game he plays with some of his “grown-up” musician friends in San Diego. They are given a song title, then each writes a song based on that song title. Steve recently approached kids music blogger, Zooglobble about hosting a songwriting club for kids [...]
The Clubbard Clarmac Family Singers received a nice little shout-out from Zooglobble. Thanks Stefan. Glad you enjoyed it!
Pop-Pop writes a blog about the things he’s seen and done.
How things have changed since olden days when he was very young.
“We didn’t have a Wii,” says he, “But we still had some fun.”
Yes, things were very different when my Pop-Pop was young.
Shoes had laces. Clocks had hands and faces.
You didn’t take your [...]
Shoes Had Laces
A few weeks ago, I wrote about my experience as Van Oodles’ body double in his forthcoming kids music video, “Flossophy 101″. Well, I was called back to the set to be — and I’m not kidding, this video has a very strange plot — the backside of a cow.
Van Oodles' cow tail pulling [...]
[ May 7, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Join my buddy, Van Oodles at Cafe au Play for his CD release party. May 7th from 10am – 12pm. With special guests, Mo Phillips, The Alphabeticians, Professor Banjo and Olive Ro0tbeer. And with fun family give-aways from PDX Kids Calendar. I only wish I could be there (boo hoo), but we’re [...]