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The FuMP Artist Blog - Power Salad http://www.thefump.com/blog.php?id=11 Blogs from the artists of The Funny Music Project! Thu, 09 Jul 2009 01:00:00 -0500 en-us Copyright 2017 FIDIM Interactive, LLC support@fidim.com 60 For youse music-type folks who have T-shirts to sell..... http://www.thefump.com/blog_entry.php?id=11&blog=880 I&nbsp;could have sworn someone at the Mensa thingy last weekend, either ShoEboX or Rob Balder, mentioned getting T-shirts made for like $5 each or something...was I&nbsp;suffering from lack of fluids or was this la verdad???? If anyone has good info on cheep T's please email me at the Salad address...many thanks. Thu, 09 Jul 2009 01:00:00 -0500 Power Salad Nominated in JPF Music Awards http://www.thefump.com/blog_entry.php?id=11&blog=851 <p style="border: 1px solid black; padding: 3px;"><strong>Originally published at <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/06/29/power-salad-nominated-in-jpf-music-awards/">Power Salad</a>. You can comment here or <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/06/29/power-salad-nominated-in-jpf-music-awards/#comments">there</a>.</strong></p><p>So I&#8217;m like, Hey how&#8217;d THAT happen?! Neat stuff, Craig&#8217;s Tom Petty parody &#8220;She Wants an American Girl&#8221; and the entire &#8220;<a href="http://powersalad.com/products-page/cds/" target="_blank">Cinnamony Sea Anemone</a>&#8221; album have been nominated in this year&#8217;s <a href="http://www.jpfolks.com/default.php?page=awards" target="_blank">Just Plain Folks music awards</a>! Joining us in the Novelty Songs and Novelty Albums categories are the likes of Sudden Death (now Devo Spice) and Throwing Toasters! No idea what happens from here, but it&#8217;s nice to be recognized. (Hey, I know him!!!)</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2009 01:00:00 -0500 I Feel Happy about “I Feel Happy” http://www.thefump.com/blog_entry.php?id=11&blog=843 <p style="border: 1px solid black; padding: 3px;"><strong>Originally published at <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/06/27/i-feel-happy-about-i-feel-happy/">Power Salad</a>. You can comment here or <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/06/27/i-feel-happy-about-i-feel-happy/#comments">there</a>.</strong></p><p>Saladites, Hie thyselves to <a href="http://www.thefump.com">The Funny Music Project</a> to listen to a parody coup by Moneyshot Cosmonauts! &#8220;I Feel Happy&#8221; is a new collaboration between parodist extraordinaire M. Spaff Sumsion and mad maestro Project Sisyphus, and mashes up West Side Story with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and perhaps a bit of Debbie Does Dallas as well! In addition to yours truly, a host of demented and musical guest stars appear on the track. Listen and laugh!!</p> Sat, 27 Jun 2009 01:00:00 -0500 I’m a baaaaaaaaad boi….. http://www.thefump.com/blog_entry.php?id=11&blog=732 <p style="border: 1px solid black; padding: 3px;"><strong>Originally published at <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/06/15/im-a-baaaaaaaaad-boi/">Power Salad</a>. You can comment here or <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/06/15/im-a-baaaaaaaaad-boi/#comments">there</a>.</strong></p><p>Hey, yeah I know it&#8217;s bean a while! Lots of things going on and sometimes out and out laziness, but your Salad is ON THE JOB!</p> <p>I continue to SHOUTcast it from the rooftops every Tuesday night on Dementia Radio with &#8220;Power Salad&#8217;s Cream Cheese Library&#8221;, 2 hours of nuggets from my collection each week&#8230;also I&#8217;ve been working on the railr&#8212;-er, my recording booth and I do believe all the kinks are worked out (not to mention some yardbirds and dave clark fives.)</p> <p>I-CON was a lot of fun back in April, having dinner with ShoEboX of Worm Quartet while a lounge band pumped out the cheezy hits, late night snackies and weirdness with Devo Spice and his dad, trotting out the dementia for new friends, and a whole mess of seeing family and old friends. Mrs Salad and the crouton joined me at the end of the weekend and we spent the remainder of the week &#8220;doing&#8221; Lawn Guyland as well as a glorious day in Manhattan, during which we took in a Disney show on Broadway and had pizza at the *first* pizzeria in the US, Lombardi&#8217;s in Little Italy. Yo.</p> <p>So now my sights are set on Iron City, as I will be performing at the Mensa Annual Gathering in Pittsburgh on July 4th at 730pm. Wanna thank W Randy Hoffman for hipping me to the opportunity, because it means not only will I be once again performing alongside my demented buds Rob Balder and ShoEboX (Worm Quartet), but I will be ending my show just in time to catch the weekend&#8217;s keynote presentation by the one and only Dr. Demento!! I haven&#8217;t seen the good Doctor in person since 2000 at ALCON 2000 in Chicago, so this should prove to be a great weekend. Then later in July I will be back in the Pittsburgh area for CONfluence, with many other performers including the geek-rock of Toyboat, with Eric Coleman, who inspired me to go ahead and buy a Roland Handsonic drumpad - teehee&#8230;.</p> <p>The next Power Salad FuMP is scheduled for the end of July, so I will be frantically writing and recording in the meantime - what&#8217;ll it be? Who knows&#8230;.there are a couple of idears on the drawring bawd, but now that my equipment scenario appears to be settled, recording should be easier and sound better. Stay tuned!!</p> <p>So then to recap: I-CON win, Mensa Yikes!, CONfluence soon, DementiaRadio Ridiculous, and Salad BUY!!!!!!</p> <p>Thanks for reading and catch you all soon!</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2009 01:00:00 -0500 Power Salad at I-CON this weekend! http://www.thefump.com/blog_entry.php?id=11&blog=674 <p style="border: 1px solid black; padding: 3px;"><strong>Originally published at <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/03/31/power-salad-at-i-con-this-weekend/">Power Salad</a>. You can comment here or <a href="http://powersalad.com/2009/03/31/power-salad-at-i-con-this-weekend/#comments">there</a>.</strong></p><p>Start spreadin&#8217; da noooooooz/I&#8217;m leavin&#8217; Thursday/I&#8217;m gonna have a FuMPin&#8217; blast/I-CON, I-COOOOOOOON</p> <p>wow that was pathetic&#8230;.</p> <p>Regardless, it should be an uber-fun time this weekend up in Long Island for this year&#8217;s I-CON, I will be performing as part of the FuMP round robin concert on Friday night at 7pm along with <a href="http://www.devospice.com">Devo Spice</a>, <a href="http://www.wormquartet.com">Worm Quartet</a>, and <a href="http://www.marcgunn.com">Marc Gunn</a>, then while I do not have a timeslot of my own on Friday, I will be on hand to assist with Devo&#8217;s and ShoEboX&#8217;s sets if need be. Then on Saturday I&#8217;ll have a mini-set as part of the Cabaret starting at 8pm and I go on shortly after 10. This is all going on at the Holiday Inn Ronkonkoma, in the Islip Ballroom.</p> <p>Of course there&#8217;s other programming going on also at the Marriott Islandia and at Suffolk County Community College Brentwood campus, including groovy guests such as Sean Aston from Lord of the Rings, and Tory Bellici from Mythbusters.  Check it all out at <a href="http://www.iconsf.org">the I-CON website</a>.</p> <p>Hope to see lots of you there! We&#8217;ll stop at a Roach Coach for a &#8220;butt&#8217;id roll n cawfee&#8221;!</p> Tue, 31 Mar 2009 01:00:00 -0500