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Signed Band w/ WARNER BROTHERS Distro seeks VIOLINIST [11 Sep 2006|05:41pm]

I am sure some of you have seen this add up before, here we go again. People tend to join our band for all the right reasons without realizing they will be busy. So off the bat if you think you can only handle 2 shows a month, this is not for you. For those of you who want to Tour the Entire USA and UK, and find it appealing to have your Album in Every Store in America, this is for you.

We are Kiss Kiss

- We are Signed to a Large Indie Label
- We Have Distribution through WARNER BROTHERS/ADA
- We do Full National Tours in the USA and soon The UK
- We're in the process of Making a Video for our Single "Satellite"
- We have a Booking Agent
- We are Playing this Years CMJ music Festival
- We have played SXSW and Will Again next year
- We are currently in talks w/ Managers
- We are now preparing publicists with the soon to be release of our 1st Full Length Album. "Reality Vs The Optimist"
- We currently have our EP in Most US stores through Lumberjack Distribution ( Go to any Tower Records, it should be there. )

Our music is a creative twist on Pop, using Middle Eastern Scales, and Odd Time Signatures. Our Songs are accessible, but not ordinary. We have a growing fan base in The North East and Mid West, after a 2 month tour this summer we planted some seeds on the West Coast and South West as well.

We have a Tour in the Works for Our Albums Soft Non Retail Release This November where we will hit Key Markets in the North East, and we will have a Full National Tour in February of 2007 in support of the Actual US release. The tour will include a 5 day stop at SXSW in Austin Texas.

We are looking For Female/Males
Ages 20-26
Backing Vocals are a plus.
You must be Honest, Creative, Good in Groups, and Willing to Tour.

Here are some Links to Our Music and Record Label etc:




Thank you so much for your time.
This is a serious Project with a good hand of Cards in place.
We are good people and we like Hot Dogs.
Drop me an email if you are interested and we can set up an audition.

Thanks Again.
JOSH/Kiss Kiss
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[27 Jul 2006|11:43pm]


With marching season starting up again, I figured I'd give this another go. There's also an LJ community, marching_mascots, which has photos of the recent plushies, including the UMASS one, which is quite wonderful, if I do say so myself.

Check us out. We obviously rock, because we make marching band plushies.

Crossposted 500milliontimes.
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[04 Jun 2006|12:56am]

[ mood | productive ]

First of all, I'd like to thank everyone who responded and expressed interest about the band mascot plushies.

We've set up a website and are just about to open orders, so we can get this whole thing rolling.

For those of you who are truly interested, the URL is:


We should be open for ordering extremely soon. The prices and sizes have been worked out and are as follows:

8 inches - $13.00
15 inches - $23.00
26 inches - $33.00
36 inches - $43.00

So pleasepleasepleasePLEASE go take a look, and if you're interested, e-mail us your contact info, and if (for whatever reason) you're not able to do so through the website, then comment here that you're interested and we'll work from there.

Thanks again for all the help.

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[31 May 2006|12:42am]

I have an inquiry to make!

My friend, captain_kev and myself, desperate for money, have devised the idea of making marching band mascot plushies. He made one for my band back in the fall, which we have affectionately come to call "Red Reggie."

Red Reggie.Collapse )

People have expressed interest in actually wanting one of these made for their own band, so we thought it'd be a brilliant idea to sell them. Now, my question is, would any of you be interested in purchasing them, or believe there would be an interest in the general band-geek public? Of course the plushie would be made to match YOUR marching band uniform, as long as you could provide an adequate picture of said uniform.

The materials for that particular one costed around $20 and the time it took to make was somewhere between 16-20 hours.

So, in the event that you would be interested, how much would you be willing to pay for such an item? $30? More? Less?

Being that Red Reggie was the first of his kind, of course improvements would be made immediately. But, in my personal opinion, the likeness of the uniforms were excellent.

Any cooperation/suggestions/comments on this matter would be GREATLY appreciated as we're...well, desperate, at this point.


P.S. This is X-posted to...every band community I'm in. Sorry if you see it more than once!
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Signed/Touring Band Seeks VIOLINIST [05 May 2006|02:58pm]


We are Kiss Kiss
We are signed to EYEBALL RECORDS
We are Distributed Through w/WARNER BROTHER RECORDS
We have 2 Booking Agents, And a 3 Month National Tour This Summer!
We have 1 CD in stores, 2nd to Follow Sept. 2006

Our songs are Catchy and asseceable but w/
Odd meter,
Eastern Scales and Modes,
Maticulous Arrangment.

We are looking for a Violinist Male/Female
Ages 20-28

Please feel Free to listen to our MP3's here:
If you are interested please email us here:

Thank you so much for your time.
Hope to hear from you soon.

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[10 Jan 2006|10:52pm]

cool kids click here...Collapse )
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[08 Dec 2005|10:19pm]

[ mood | busy ]

Finally! I have the recordings of our field show! 'Timeless Tennessee Heritage' performed by the Cocke County Highschool Red Regiment.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=QMZKCQGY <--- Tennessee Waltz
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=561G0DUE <--- I'll Fly Away
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=01MXHV8K <--- Walkin' After Midnight
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=H6Z6NIZ2 <--- Orange Blossom Special
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=OJ0UXF06 <--- Chattanooga Choo-Choo
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=SJHHV481 <--- Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace sounds COMPLETELY SICKENING the first half, because:

A.) Clarinets + mics = suck
B.) Clarinets in general = suck
C.) ...that's all =D

I'm NOT a clarinet fan.

So yes, Amazing Grace sounds like it's performed by another (much worse) band. It's that bad. Forgive me for even uploading it. It sort of makes my stomach turn everytime I hear it.

Walkin' After Midnight and Amazing Grace were the worst songs. Know why? Clarinets were on the mics BOTH of those. Walkin' After Midnight wasn't so bad, except the first thing you hear is a fucking squeak.

ANYWAY, Chattanooga Choo-Choo 0wned enough for all of them.

Saxes represent, y0!

Hear that bari?



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I'm geeky, you're geeky, let's hug [07 Oct 2005|11:46pm]

[ mood | long band practice today ]

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Signed Band Seeks Violin [17 Sep 2005|06:30pm]

We are Kiss Kiss.
An Orchestral Esque Rock Band looking to replace our Violinist.
We Write Catchy Popish Songs with a Twist of Experimentation.
We Like to use Odd Times Signatures and Eastern/Asian Scales to Create a Dark Yet Accessible Sound.

We consist of:

Influences Vary From Beach Boys to Igor Stravinsky, Nirvana to Bartok.

Our CD Ep will hits Stores OCT 11th on Eyeball Records, distributed through Sony Red. We just began recording our 1st Full Length CD to be released by Universal Records and The Platform Group on AstroMagnetics Records.

We Tour Lots and are looking for an Energetic Violinist who can compose their own parts on songs yet to be, and learn the parts of the songs already created.

You Can Hear our MP3's here:

You Can see our Record Labels Here:

Thanks a Lot.
Look Forward to hearing from You.

For info Email: EggsnoBacon@yahoo.com
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promo [23 Aug 2005|09:14am]

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[22 Aug 2005|07:24pm]

PromoCollapse )
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[22 Aug 2005|04:31pm]

thoughts on the pics?

ok well in florida we're screwed up so all-state auditions are in a few weeks, then all-county tryouts are in december, which sucks cause you have to work harder for all state and we've been in school for a few weeks so life is hectic enough as it is, i guess that's a roundabout way of asking what your regional bands are like

and saying i don't like sourkraut
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[21 Aug 2005|07:25pm]

by the way... this is me in new york city, this is me with this band called plunge, and this is me when i haven't shaved in a while
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[20 Aug 2005|09:53am]

1.Name: Cameron
2.Age: 15
3.Location: Florida
4.Instrument: Trumpet
5.Band: Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Jazz Band
6.Contest Rankings: I got a "superior" on a solo I did and the bands I play in have always gotten "superiors."
7.Chair: First
8.Favorite Tune: Birdland
9.Favorite season: Winter
10.How many hot band geeks are there in your band: None. All of the hot girls either want to quit, or already have.
11.Fondest band memoirs...list three: 1) Trip to Washington D.C. 2) Trumpet sectionals last year as a freshman. 3) The traditions of the trumpet section.
12.How are you so geek: The band friends to non-band friends ratio is almost 10/1
13.VISUALS(i.e. pictures of yourself, two minimum! or you'd better give a darned good reason why you don't have any, if you don't. like a story. involving fish and swords, but not swordfish!!):
Here and Here
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[08 Aug 2005|10:02pm]

1.Name. Rachel
2.Age. 17
3.Location. Buffalo, NY
4.Instrument. trumpet
5.Band. Mt. St. Mary's... marching, concert, & jazz
6.Contest Rankings. we win first in most competitions... but that question semi-confused me.
7.Chair. first
8.Favorite Tune. wow... umm, i would have to say either 'april in paris' or 'malaguna'
9.Favorite season. fall, i love marching in oktoberfest in kitchener, ontario
10.How many hot band geeks are there in your band. more than i can count on two hands =)
11.Fondest band memoirs...list three
1. when our bus broke down 2 years ago on the way back from marching in the easter parade and we were in fl for 2 extra days
2. my first solo
3. getting first chair this year
12.How are you so geek? i spend all my study halls down in the band room.
13.VISUALS. well.... you see, i was on my way home from the store with my digital camara, and a band of pirates came and attacked me with swords and stole it.
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[03 Aug 2005|12:23am]

[ mood | crazy ]

Hey, i was just thinking, and here in Michigan, we have the Flint institute of music. There they have instructors for every instrument, and also large groups such as youth orchestras, wind ensembles and jazz ensembles.

And i was just wondering, do you guys have areas for the arts like this where you live?

And also, i tried looking up district bands on google for my county, and nothing came up. I was thinking that maybe because we have the FIM, that the just never created one.

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[01 Aug 2005|01:50am]

Hey everyone. I know you're probably all at your MB camps. I feel left out, because mine doesn't start until august 21. Oh well, i'm still really excited. I have been practicing our show pretty much all summer. I have Part 1 memorized, and i started working on part 2, but i don't have THAT much incentive to memorize that yet. We're playing music from the incredibles, and it's so awesome. I can't wait until we're all playing it together. ohh man. There's a huge, awesome, alto sax solo right in the middle of part one. I wish i had it.

So, i've read some people posts on here, and they've said stuff about an all distric band. What exactly is that? Because i've heard people say a lot about them, and i feel like i'm missing out on a band opportunity.

Has anyone heard the song "At Dawn they slept"? Because our band played it last year for festival. It was written to commemorate the attack on pearl harbor, and its so amazing. The ending to that peice is so wonderful, i got shivers everytime i played it, or when I listen to it now. I especially like the clarinet part at the end, because you can hear all of these falling runs, and the trumpets have the melody, and then theres a huge sextuplit run. I think it you definitly see how it relates to pearl harbor, with the tranquil beginning, and the uproar in the middle and the triumphant end. Oh man. Seriously, if you have not heard this song, you need to.

Well, hope you're all having fun at band camp!
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[28 Jul 2005|09:30am]

dude im going to kill myself.

I have jazz auditions today.


oh btw the charlie and the chocolate factory soundtrack is absolutly AMAZING. go buy it NOW.
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[24 Jul 2005|04:38pm]

Okay, so these are actually my band now. So, i guess go there and enjoy, i highly recommend the two i have on there to listen to, because they are pretty cool songs. The path between the mountains is one of my favorite that i've ever played, and overture belgique is just cool because it sounds so much like a european folk song, and i like it a lot. I know they arn't the best recordings, because it was only winter concert, and we really don't get good until festival concert. I guess tell me what you think of them!


also posted in windbandmusic, and bandgeeks_
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[19 Jul 2005|06:03pm]

Woo! I finally got a recording on soundclick. It took me awhile, but i finally got it to work. However, i didn't have any of my own band cds, so i took one of my sister's old band cd from 2002, when she played into the raging river, as we did last year. So this was way before i got into high school. I would say it's a pretty good recording, but back when this was recorded, there were 4 french horns in symphonic band, and you can definitly tell. I think 2 of them played the solo, so it sounds bad. And there are times when the clarinets sound weak. And the flute solo is played by my sister.

And i think it might not work just yet, because when i tried to play it, it said no. But it said by tomorrow at least. So listen, and tell me what you guys think of it.

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