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OCTOBER 2009

10/10/2009 - Philedelphia, PA
BUD MELVIN SOLO SHOW
8STATIC 1 year Anniversary!

AUGUST 2009

Monday, August 3rd
CHIPTUNE PARTY AT MEOW WOLF!
A rare chance to see live chiptune music in Santa Fe!
8:00pm - 1800 2nd St and Hopewell - Santa Fe, NM
$5 ALL AGES
Me with Yatagarasu and Ice For Kamaboko

CHICAGO!!! Sunday, August 16th
PIXELS Vs. ZOMBIES
Castle Tacoskull - 3703 Irving Park #2 - $5 - 7pm
Bud Melvin - Anamanaguchi - Strascream - Rainbo Video - Kid Static
Saskrotch - Kkrusty - Roybot - Protman - Baron Knoxburry
Most important Chicago Chip show since Data Destruction 2005!

NEW YORK!!! Saturday, August 29th!
Pulsewave!
Bud Melvin, 8BK-ok, Touchboy, Covox, J.Y.K, VBLANK, Dave Mauro!!
$10 The Tank - 354 West 45th Street- Between 8th and 9th Avenues - EPIC

BROOYLYN!!!! Tuesday, September 1st!
Shea Stadium - 20 Meadow Street
Bud Melvin - Graffiti Monsters - Starscream - Covox - GDFX

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JULY 2009

BUD MELVIN SOLO SHOW IN SANTA FE!!!
Wednesday July 15th, Meow Wolf, 7pm, $5

The Grave of Nobody's Darling
Friday, July 17th, Burt's Tiki Lounge - NO COVER

RECORD RELEASE SHOW!
Sunday, July 26th - 4PM - Leisure Bowl - NO COVER

JUNE 2009

SOLO SHOW with Oktober People and Post Honeymoon
Atomic Cantina, Saturday June 27th

MAY 2009

LP Artwork is arrived, records are assembled and ready to ship!

NEW RECORD!!!

Bud Melvin - Popular Music

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FEBRURAY 2009

Bud Melvin Solo Show and new EP out!!

Show: Black Guys CD release/tour kickoff
9 PM - The Agency - 111 4th St. SW, Albuquerque
Thursday, February 19th
ALL AGES w/ Sabertooth Cavity, Fando and Smoke Rings

New EP on 8bitpeoples!

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JANUARY 2009

I have a new album going through mastering this very moment.
Also, 2 EPs should be on the way this year.
Also Also, I've been surprisingly nominated for some awards
at TRUE CHIP TILL DEATH blog

Also also also
My other band (The Grave of Nobody's Darling) played an awesome new year's show and have a new release
You can buy CD or digital at CDBABY
or email me for vinyl.

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OCTOBER 2008

FRIDAY - HALLOWEEN NIGHT!!!!!!
My band the GRAVE of NOBODY'S DARLING
has it's CD RELEASE SHOW at Burt's Tiki Lounge in Albuquerque
Check out the band webpage for some audio samples
and/or to buy a copy

SUNDAY October 5th
I'm Playing Vincent Le's art opening!!!
Blackbird Buvette
509 Central Ave NW
I'll prolly start around 9pm

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SEPTEMBER 2008

FIRST ALBUQUERQUE SHOW IN 1 YEAR! Sept 26th

NEW SONG OUT ON COMPILATION!
Hip Hop Sucks on CalmDownKidderRecords

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AUGUST 2008

NEW SONG OUT ON COMPILATION!
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini (Enhanced Interrogation Adaptation)
HERE on VORC Records

Also I'm in the middle of mixing a straight up chip record for nonfinite

and solo shows coming up in sept and oct, stay tuned!

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JULY 2008

Busy busy times
I've got a new song in a compilation
at CalmDownKidder Rocords
Great songs by a bunch of talented folks.

I have 2 new EPs completed, just waiting for the labels to get it all together.
Stay tuned here for more info

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APRIL 2008

Tuesday, 29th April
I'm playing a live set on the radio in New Mexico.
88.9 FM or www.kunm.org/listen
Shortly after 10PM.

ALSO NEW CD SINGLE IS OUT
"Business Card CD Single" on sssk

also also 2 secret new mini-CD EPs are on the way soon...

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FEB 2008

TWO BIG SHOWS COMING UP
March 8th, Sperm Festival, Prague! with Nullsleep, Bit Shifter, Bubblyfish, x|k, Herbert Weixelbaum, starPause and VJ NoteNdo
March 15th, SXSW TEXAS!, with Nullsleep, Bit Shifter, Mark Denardo, Anamanaguchi, Receptors, Treewave, Tristan Perich, Aonami and visuals by Voltage Controlled!
Also, all performances including mine are finally available to purchase
on the Blip Festival 2006 DVD at 2 Player Productions

Also, their Reformat The Planet documentary made it into SXSW film festival
I'm in it as comedy relief.

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DEC 2007

Happy Christmas and holdiays.
Santa gave me a full length video of a Blip 2006 song.

Maybe he'll give you the whole DVD.
Keep your eyes peeled to 8bitpeoples.com for info.

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NOV 2007

TWO NEW SONGS OUT ON TWO NEW COMPILATIONS
White Xs - Holy 8bit Night - VORC Records
The New New Real Real Folk Blues - Chip Music is Dead Compilation - Gainlad gld27
I'm very proud and honored to be on these.

OCT 2007

Taking mostly a break from shows until 2008.
The Grave of Nobody's Darling is recording an album Halloween week.
A surprise chiptune EP is 50% done.
And I've finally finished and made a page for the movie soundtrack
I did for the western 'Nightside' by Paul Owens.
Click the picture to check it out
Nightside Soundtrack

Stay tuned for info about the EP and 2 exclusive songs
I'm doing for compilations.


AUG/ SEPT 2007

Next couple months are busy.
Stay tuned for a new CD/online release -
It's a movie soundtrack for the western 'Nightside' by Paul Owens

Also work is beginning on a new chiptune project.

Here's some shows, please note and come to the solo gig Oct 3rd

BLUE ROSE RAMBLERS
Aug 8
Old Town Bandstand
8pm

LOWLIGHTS
Aug 12
Launchpad

BLUE ROSE RAMBLERS
Aug 25
Poets & Writers’ Picnic
Shaffer Hotel, Mountainair, NM

** BUD MELVIN SOLO SHOW **
Aug 28
Burt's Tiki Lounge
w/ Step Kid & Super DJ Incredible

LOWLIGHTS
Aug 30
Launchpad

LIONHEAD BUNNY
Sept 7
Curio

THE GRAVE OF NOBODY'S DARLING
Sept 8
Burt's Tiki Lounge

COBRA//GROUP
Sept 10
Curio

** BUD MELVIN SOLO SHOW **
Sept 11
Burt's Tiki Lounge
w/ Lebanon

LOWLIGHTS
Sept 18
Burt's Tiki Lounge

BLUE ROSE RAMBLERS
Sept 23
Vista Del Rio

** BUD MELVIN SOLO SHOW **
Wednesday, October 3rd
WITH GOWNS!!!!! AND YODA'S HOUSE!!!

LOWLIGHTS
Oct 5
Atomic Cantina

DIRTY//BIRDIES
Oct 6
Oscillaion Fest
Cell Theatre (700 1st St. NW)

BLUE ROSE RAMBLERS
Nov 21
Vista Del Rio

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MAY / JUNE 2007

upcoming shows for bands I play in:
May 7th, 2007 - Lionhead Bunny - 1616 Gonzales - 9pm
w/ deathroes, AbAGal, erogenous, momma coma, bone tar

May 11, 2007 - Lionhead Bunny - P&J Center - 8pm
w/ Ronoso, Fando, North America, Bonetar

May 19th, 2007 - Garanimals - Burt's Tiki Lounge (Hyper Fest) - 12pm

May 28th, 2007 - The Grave of Nobody's Darling - Burt's Tiki Lounge - 10pm
w/ the Willowz, the Dirty Novels

June 9th, 2007 - The Grave of Nobody's Darling - Space Maybe - 8pm - ALLAGES!!!
w/ Oktober People, Of God and Science

June 12th, 2007- The Grave of Nobody's Darling - Burt's Tiki Lounge - 10pm
w/ the Amateurs, Mei Long

More added as they come in...

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FEBRUARY 2007

New song out on compilation - solo pedal steel
Misty -
Cobra//group - The Covers EP (sssk #18)

DECEMBER 2006

I made a page for my new CD, click on the apple picture to check it out!
Escape from Eden

Thanks to Bit Shifter, Nullsleep, Mike @ the TANK
and hundreds of amazing musicians and fans for making the Blip Festival
one of my greatest life experiences!

NOVEMBER 2006

Big news!
I'm playing BLIP FESTIVAL in New York
December 2nd - 8pm

The song '62 Miles' from my new record will be featured on an 8 Bit Peoples release.
It will be released on disc and online Nov 30th in time for the Blip Festival

My new record has made it through mastering with KRAMER at Noise Miami
I will have copies for sale at Blip Festival as well as online here
yayayay
Click Buy Now order w/ PayPal

Thanks to 8 Bit Peoples for putting together an amazing 4-day chip festival
Thanks to KRAMER for mastering the shit out of my new CD

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SEPTEMBER 2006

LIVE EP IS COMPLETE FOR DOWNLOAD/PURCHASE!!!!!
NEW CD IS MASTERED AND WILL BE FOR SALE SOON!!

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AUGUST 2006

Also a couple things...
Check out some cool pictures from the Stockholm show
by Gnapp

Also there is a video of one song at the microdisko myspace
Picture links to vid

I got some nice recordings of the Brussels and Stockholm shows
and will try to put together a live CD if there's not too many mistakes.

MAY 2006

Thanks everyone for making the europe tour so fun and successful,
and american hugs to Lo-Bat, Alles Los and Johan.

APRIL 2006

Lionhead Bunny presents our sound installation piece
for Harvesting Local Soundscapes

March 2006

Here's a dumb cover tune I just did - I Want You to Want Me
dedicated to all my good friends in Rockford, IL.

February 2006

I've added more stuff to the site.
A new pedal steel/gameboy jazz standard, I'm Old Fashioned
It's my new favorite and it might wind up on my next CD

I posted a cover song I couldn't stop thinking about doing after the disaster:Mississippi Queen

I've uploaded a new page of gameboy camera images, with more to come soon:Balloon Fiesta

October 2005
Since the move, I have made little to no progress on my next album
But a lot of smaller projects have been in the works

My song, 1+1=1+1 has just been released from the Netherlands
on WM Recording's Numerology compliation. It's all free to download.
Included on the song page is a scan of my original linocut cover
used for the limited edition CD single.
GET IT HERE

Some old and new gameboy camera prints will be on display
At the Game Paused art exhibit at ApArt Gallery in London
The exhibit runs from Nov 3rd to Nov 13th, 2005
Their webpage is here

I have song coming out soon for an upcoming Kraftwerk covers compliation
Keep checking Receptors Music for info.
I think this comes out in time for your holiday shopping.

JULY 2005
I have had to postpone my visit to Europe
I'm spending the month moving to New Mexico instead.

Here's some pictures of me and some of my gameboy art
from what was probably my last Chicago show for a while.
Once I get settled I'll try and post some of my video.

        

I have a tune on the Tina Turner compliation
for the new Terry Plumming magazine
You can find it here.

MAY 2005
I'm playing May 26th at sonotheque in chicago
check shows for info
also I'll be in Europe July 8th-16th...info soon

APRIL 2005
Thanks to everyone who came to the data destruction show
especially this person:
Bud Melvin was the first up, and I have to say I wasn't expecting all that much

Here's what I do sometimes when I don't rock out on the gameboy.
The Slow Planet

MAR 2005
Come to this show or I'll never work in this town again!
March 17th - Bottom Lounge, Chicago - DATA DESTRUCTION TOUR 2005 - click for details

DEC 2004
the new year approaches
I will resolve to get some more music done
In the meantime...
I got a really nice 1-page writeup
In the new 10x10 magazine
Buy it now, or better yet just get a subscription
so you don't miss anything cool

NoV 2nd 2004
USA election day
Chipolitiks Vol. 1: 1984 OUT NOW!
I contributed a song for this compilation
timed to coincide with the U.S. elections
and the tracks are available for free until the inauguration in January.
www.toilville.com

Sept 2004
I have redesigned the MUSIC page.
Some new songs are in the works
Please check it out and enjoy!

Also there's an article about gameboy music
I'm in there along with a couple friends
It's in the new Ready Made Magazine
I haven't read it yet.


Welcome. This page is brand new for 2003. I needed to get it up and running by 1/15/02 to host a soundfile for the Def Leppard cover song contest.

The contest is up and running! You can check it out here: www.oddtodd.com
I got eInterviewed for Modsquare.com. It's kind of embarrassing, but it's a cool site so check it out here.

I am doing this site in html and am learning as I go along. Some plans for additions to this site


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