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Dog Bands > Boy Bands

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I spotted Kevin’s Thimble remix “How to Build a Boy Band” which has a play on an album concept and has a nice design. I immediately thought to myself — I bet a Dog Band would be interesting, so doing it the Mozilla Way, I remixed his Thimble:

how to build a dog band

into my own, which of course, is open again to you to remix in some other way via For mine, all the dogs needed were in flickr creative commons searches.

This is the image I used for a background (I hoped for a good photo of a bunch of dogs of different breeds) (or better dogs with guitars)

cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by S. Carter

And the band members

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Jill Watson

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Terry Bain

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Joakim Berndes

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Randy Robertson

cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Takashi Hososhima

cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Alice

It’s pretty obvious the last dude is the deranged drummer.

I made a few tweaks to the template, I find the text is hard to read depending on thre background so modiffied the man content wrapper div to use a translucent background:

.wrapper {
	margin:0 auto;
/*  add a translucent background behind the text label */
	background-color: white;
	opacity: 0.6;
	filter: alpha(opacity=60);

and modified its text color to be black. I also had to add some padding to the text elements.

Cat band fans are you waiting for? Ignuana band fans? Get in the Webmaker Remix

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