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Video: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Does A Drum Solo In A Metro Station
In between acting and doing lip-sync battles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt also serves as director of hitRECord, which is described as an "online collaborative production company."
One of their latest initiatives—called "Everyday, Spectacular"— encourages people to "go into an ordinary setting, and make a spectacular moment out of that everyday situation." Which partly translates to getting people to perform out in public (and to record those performances). Gordon-Levitt led by example this weekend when he showed up at the Red Line stop at Vermont and Sunset with his drum kit, reports the NY Daily News. He set up his kit, sat down, and delivered a short-but-blistering set that would have made Animal blush.
Certainly, he caught the attention of a few curious onlookers. But it seemed as if no one recognized him. Really? L.A. commuters have never watched 3rd Rock From The Sun? In fact one guy called out to Gordon-Levitt to say, "You look like Pee-Wee Herman out there!"
The project is a joint effort between hitRECord and mobile device company LG. Gordon-Levitt was not the first to perform for the Everyday, Spectacular project—other musicians had a head start, as evidenced on Twitter:
oh...the things we do for you @hitRECord @hitRECordJoe X @LGUSAMobile #EverydaySpectacular https://t.co/YsOSBdFG2i pic.twitter.com/0GzqVVhKjx— Lexi Scherr (@LexiScherr) August 16, 2016
Today I dressed up like a 🍌 and 🎷'ed for the @hitRECord X @LGUSAMobile #EverydaySpectacular project! pic.twitter.com/47h6BLCM7u— Marybeth Kern (@KeRrNie) August 13, 2016
The crazy shenanigans @kelsiut and I got into for @hitRECord's and @LGUSAMobile's #EverydaySpectacular project. pic.twitter.com/ed54KIw25w— Roxy Murray (@wanderlustart) August 11, 2016
Location #1 for the @hitRECord/@LGUSAMobile #EverydaySpectacular project. SO FUN! Join in: https://t.co/kzsp8tDVV6 pic.twitter.com/pmsvnfKEY2— Marybeth Kern (@KeRrNie) August 11, 2016
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