Robert Schneider, the mind behind one of indie-rock’s seminal music groups, The Apples in stereo, will be releasing his debut children’s music album under the character name Robbert Bobbert for the Little Monster Records label on January 20th, 2009.
The Apples in stereo performed on The Colbert Report, last night, August 4th, 2008 and you can check out the video from the performance (and the whole episode) by clicking on this link:
It was an amazing night – one that the band will never forget!! Very exciting stuff!! Stay tuned as the show will undoubtedly put up more stuff from this great night shortly that will reveal some cool surprises.
Robert Schneider was recently featured in the international commercial production magazine Boards. The article, entitled “Songs That Sell” focuses on the commercial production industry and the recent trend to license music and utilize songwriters like Schneider and The Apples in stereo.
In this exclusive video for Listening Post, Schneider discusses the brawl, in which he appears while performing a cover of the 1949 bluegrass standard “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.” As Schneider explains, The Love Guru‘s music supervisor contacted The Apples in Stereo‘s management about covering the classic, after finding out that Meyers was a fan of the band. Schneider was asked to upgrade the Flatt and Scruggs tune, which he describes as “‘Louie Louie’ for bluegrass,” with the backing of traditional Kentucky bluegrassers The McKendrees. Meyers then asked him to perform it in the film, and score a bonus cameo. Continue reading “Exclusive Video: Love Guru Breaks Apples in Stereo’s Glasses”