We just opened up our online store! Not much on there yet, but most importantly, you can now pre-order both our digital and limited edition physical versions of our upcoming EP, scheduled to release this Summer 2011. Check it out at the link on the right sidebar, or go to http://theglowingstars.bigcartel.com.
Those who pre-order will also get access to exclusive bonus content including never-before-seen photos, videos, and more. This will not be available to those who don’t pre-order.
In other news, thanks to all who downloaded our demo on Bandcamp for $2 or more. We just recently broke $200 in sales and will be donating 100% of it to the American Red Cross to support Japan this week! Awesome!
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!