Friday, June 21, 2013

Cosplay Piano will take you around Westeros in all the right ways


Not so long ago, The Harp Twins positively shredded (err, plucked?) their way into the internet's collective conscious with their cover of the Game of Thrones theme song - and it was good.

But thronies are, by their very nature, an insatiable lot who are never content to let their fandom sit at "good enough".  These are the fans who will plunk down $60 on some sugar cookies or spend $30,000 to buy an iron throne of their own - they'd never be content to watch a dubious set of twins gyre and gambol through the iconic opening theme song of their favorite TV show.

 Thankfully, the creative minds at Cosplay Piano are here to help.  Not to be confused with Piano Squall, Cosplay Piano combines cosplay, interesting green screen locations, and nifty digital effects to bring their melodies to life:


I was totally on board with the piano mimicking the show's iconic opening title sequence animations, but the bit in Littlefinger's brothel kinda lost me.  Stick with it past that, and the video only gets more awesome once you see the piano sitting on top of The Wall.

But then, I've always had a soft spot in my heart for baby grand pianos wrapped up in fur...