LOOK: Christopher the Conquered + The Lonelyhearts Afterhours Sessions

September 11, 2013

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Check out all the Afterhours Sessions here.

Oh, and don’t forget to get passes to Maximum Ames Music Festival!

 

 

DEAL: Maximum Ames Music Festival Giveaways and Freebies + LIVE: the Wheelers Hit the Road of Life + LOOK: Christopher the Conquered Sings Ray Charles

August 28, 2013

Ok, so Maximum Ames Music Festival is nearly upon us (and uh, yeah, The Zombies are actually playing, see the video above), which means its time to get nuts. We’ve got loads of rad ways you can win free stuff, get deals, and more, so check out the full list below:

BUY YOUR ALL-ACCESS PASS RIGHT HERE. IT’S THE RIGHT THING TO DO. WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? HE’D BUY A PASS, FOR CHRIST’S SAKE.

The Tentacle Tour

Ok, next? the Wheelers are coming to a glorious hole in the wall near you! Our fellas in black (metaphorically speaking) have just announced a fall tour schedule which will find them wandering aimlessly around the Midwest and changing lives while they’re at it. Here are all the dates for the Tentacle Tour:

SEPTEMBER 27th – CZAR BAR – Kansas City, MO.
w/ FIDLAR + The Orwells.
SEPTEMBER 29th – MAXIMUM AMES FESTIVAL – Ames, IA.
w/ Mumford’s, Land of Blood and Sunshine, The Beat Strings + H.D. Harmsen.
OCTOBER 4th – VICARIOUS SESSION – Des Moines, IA.
OCTOBER 5th – OCTOPUS – Cedar Falls, IA.
w/ TBA.
OCTOBER 6th – WISCO – Madison, WI.
w/ Shallow Effect + Dharma Dogs.
OCTOBER 7th – QUARTERS – Milwaukee, WI.
w/ Static Eyes.
OCTOBER 8th – DAYTROTTER SESSION – Rock Island, IL.
OCTOBER 9th – TOWNSHIP – Chicago, IL.
w/ Paul Cary and The Small Scarys, Mawrcrest + 13 Monsters.
OCTOBER 10th – CBGB – St. Louis, MO.
w/ Burrowss + Boreal Hills.
OCTOBER 11th – REPLAY LOUNGE – Lawrence, KS.
w/ Psychic Heat + The Sluts.

Get more details on the tour here, and be sure to RSVP to the Facebook event so the boys can plan ahead on how best to slay you.

Last? Christopher the Conquered did his thang in Colfax, Iowa with the Conquered Trio and some honorary members of the Black Gold Brass Band. Check out their cover of Ray Charles’ “Let the Good Times Roll”. It should make your soul jiggle ever so slightly.

Check out the full covers series here, then go find something better to do with your time, if you can.

Peace On Earth And Funky Tidings To All,
-MA

YES: Maximum Ames Music Festival Approaches + LOOK: Christopher the Conquered Is Still Singing + NICE: H.D. Harmsen Gets Love + NO JOKE: Upcoming Releases Announced Kinda

August 22, 2013

MAMF 2013
It’s really no big deal, we’re just bringing some bands to Ames. Well, like 130 bands. Including The Zombies (yes, those zombies) . And Greg Brown and Bo Ramsey. And Murder By Death. And The Meat Puppets. Ok, that’s actually a pretty big deal. 130 bands for $100. Too good. Get passes here. Learn more about the fest here. Watch this video to get pumped:

Oh and you can get the brand new Maximum Ames t-shirts from 8|7 Central for only $10 with purchase of a pass! Check it:

MA Shirt 1
Or you can buy it for $15 right here.

Ok, next up: Christopher the Conquered is still recording covers videos, one a week! One of them features Joel Sires of Twins, which is rad. Check it:


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And get tuned in to the whole series over at MaximumAmesTV (which is almost to 100,000 views!!!).

Christopher produced the new album from H.D. Harmsen, which Music For Robots just decided is awesome. Buy it now, right here. And don’t forget this snazzy lil’ split Mr. Harmsen did with Mumford’s.

Last up: UPCOMING RELEASES! We aren’t announcing dates right now, but we can say the following albums will be released before the end of the year:

Stay in touch and go make something!

Your Universal Soldiers In Eternal Brotherhood,

-da MAd Cru