Quest Coast Tour Diary #1

Our tour with crashfaster is off to a great start. We had a super fun 8-bit show at Meltdown Comics with Wizwars, who did an awesome cover of The Postal Service’s “Such Great Heights” that I got to sing on, Mr. Spastic who got the crowd clapping nonstop, and of course, crashfaster who had special guest Italia Pierfederici sing with him. Thanks to Marco V. for taking videos of our entire set. Here’s one of our last song, “I Know Now” with the crowd worshipping Matt’s keytar shredding:

The next day, we did interviews and in-studio performances at KSCU 88.7 FM’s The Video Game Music Show with DJ sysop! That was really fun, although our set was cut a bit short due to notorious LA traffic. All in all it was worth it and the staff there was really cool about everything. Picture proof that we were there!

Our next stop is Oakland, CA at The New Parish for a fundraiser for Japan. The New Parish is a really neat venue, and I’m pretty excited to perform there. The last time I was there, I saw Dave Chappelle do stand-up comedy. Then we’re playing at Arlene Francis Center in Santa Rosa, CA the next night! Check out our shows page above for full tour details.

-lc

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Thanks, Maker Faire!


Photo courtesy of Audrey Jean Tucker

We had an amazing time playing the entire weekend at Maker Faire in San Mateo. We played Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 on the Digital Sound Space stage by PulsewaveSF. It was such an honor to share the stage with other awesome chip/electronic artists like crashfaster (who we’re touring with in two weeks!), starpause, Mr. Spastic (who is playing with us at Meltdown Comics in LA), Doctor Popular, and Hyperwave to name a few. On Sunday, we shared our set with super-awesome visualist Max Capacity (see photo above). We also got to play on the Solar Stage that day:


Photo courtesy of Audrey Jean Tucker

Thanks to some familiar faces from our last (first) show for coming out! And thanks to all the new fans we met at Maker Faire who made their way onto our Facebook Fan Page and Twitter. If you haven’t already, be sure to check it out!

We still have a few things on the agenda before we kick off our Quest Coast Tour 2011 with crashfaster. We got a few more days in the studio finishing up our long-awaited debut EP and finalizing all the little details. We also have one more show coming up!

Friday, June 3 we’ll be performing at SubZERO Festival. It’s a street festival in San Jose, CA in the city’s SoFA District. If you’re in the Bay Area and want to catch us one last time before we leave, make sure you head on over! Did we mention it was free? More details can be found at http://www.subzerofestival.com/ or our Shows page.

See you all soon!