We had an AMAZING time at our debut show last night opening for Anamanaguchi and Peelander-Z! If you missed both the actual show and the livestream, someone thankfully uploaded our entire set on YouTube. Watch it above!
Major, major thanks to crashfaster for hooking us up with this show. He even performed for a bit before our set!
Now that our first show is out of the way, we’re going to take the time to finish up our EP, which a few people have been able to pre-order at our show. Those people will be receiving e-mail confirmations soon, and we’ll announce online pre-orders in the next week.
Where do we go from here? Well, we’ll be announcing our next show dates very soon once the dates our confirmed. We have a show in the works for May, as well as our first West Coast tour in June. Very exciting!
Oh, and not sure if anyone caught it, but we had a couple of QR codes out that linked to secret The Glowing Stars videos. Did anyone catch those? 🙂
We can’t express how excited we are to be opening for Anamanaguchi and Peelander-Z TOMORROW at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco! We’ll also be selling some cool stickers, buttons, and patches. But, hey!!! Remember the time we asked people to donate their old Game Boy cartridges to us? Well, we’ll be releasing a limited-run physical version of our EP. These will be Game Boy cartridges modified into useful, reusable 1GB USB flash drives. The flash drives will have our EP on it, as well as some really awesome bonus material. That way, you can upload the music wherever you want (legally) and still be able to use the cart for miscellaneous storage. Plus, it’ll have an awesome custom The Glowing Stars label on it.
We’re only releasing 200 of these, and each will be numbered. We’re taking 100 pre-orders at the show tomorrow and opening the rest for pre-order online. These will sell for $20 at the show (extra $5 for shipping when pre-orders are available online).
By the way, we’re still taking donations for original Game Boy carts. Game Boy Color is OK, but we won’t take GBA. Those who have donated carts get an additional bonus. All of the specifics of the bonuses will be announced on our site in the near future. To donate a cart, e-mail us at theglowingstarsband [at] gmail [dot] com!
Finally en route to PAX East 2011 in Boston, MA and I’m currently flying over Nebraska right now. The Glowing Stars stickers – I did not forget them! I’ll be passing ’em out on the showfloor. Follow us on Twitter to find out where I am.
If you’re in the area, please come! You can buy tickets in advance from DNA Lounge online.
I’ll try to post some interesting stuff that goes on this weekend. I also am excited to post a promo video soon by ajapopfilms, so be sure to look for that on our site tomorrow. Hey, now I’m over Iowa!
I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to announce this, but there really is no better way than to just throw it all out there. We are super excited to announce our debut show (finally, right?) in our hometown of San Francisco, but are even more excited to announce that we’ll be opening for ANAMANAGUCHI and Peelander-Z. We couldn’t have asked for a better show, and we nearly peed our pants when we found out. Much love to crashfaster for putting us on the bill. Make sure you visit his site and buy his debut album “Disconnect” that released a few weeks ago. If you don’t, we can’t be friends.
So please! If you’re in the area next month, catch our very first show at DNA Lounge! We promise to rock.
The Glowing Stars w/ ANAMANAGUCHI and Peelander-Z
Thursday, April 7, 2011
@ DNA Lounge
375 11th St
San Francisco, CA
Doors @ 7 p.m. | Show @ 8 p.m.
$12 advance | $16 door