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announcements! [27 Aug 2010|04:13pm]

Hey all!

It's been pretty quiet around these parts, but we finally have some good news for you! Our album is done, and being manufactured as we speak! It is called "Imaginary Friends" and will be out on November 9! In the meantime, you can download a track for FREE from freezepop.com! All we ask is for your email address so we can keep you up-to-date on our touring and news (and it's OK if you already are on our mailing list, you can sign up again just to get the song). So have a listen, hope you like it!

also: a west coast tour! i am really psyched for this. most shows with ming & ping and aerodrone, so it should be really fun. go to our website for advance ticket details...

Friday, Sept. 17 - Scottsdale, AZ, at Club Mardi Gras, 8040 E. McDowell Rd. with Aerodrone. Doors at 8. $15 in advance, $20 day of show. 21+.

Saturday, Sept. 18 - Mesa, AZ, at KoLCon VII, 12 West Main St. Oooh, this is gonna be kind of awesome! We are playing with MC Frontalot, the Minibosses, and Black Carl! Doors at 9. Tickets are $25 for the entire Con, or $10 concert-only tix available at the door. All-ages.

Friday, Sept. 24 - Reno, NV, at Tonic Lounge, 231 W 2nd St. With Ming & Ping and Aerodrone. Doors at 9. $15 in advance or at the door. 21+.

Saturday, Sept. 25 - San Francisco, at the Elbo Room, 647 Valencia. With Ming & Ping and Aerodrone. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. 21+.

Monday, Sept. 27 - Seattle, at El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave E. With Ming & Ping and Aerodrone. $12 iin advance, $14 at the door. All ages.

Tuesday, Sept. 28 - Portland, at the Fez Ballroom, 316 SW 11th Ave. With Ming & Ping and Aerodrone. Doors at 8. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. 21+.

Wednesday, Sept. 29 - Sacramento, at Blue Lamp, 1400 Alhambra Blvd. With Ming & Ping and Aerodrone. Doors at 8. $10 in advance, $10 at the door. 21+.

Thursday, Sept. 30 - Los Angeles, at Boardners, 1652 North Cherokee Ave. With Ming & Ping and Aerodrone. Doors at 8. $11.50 in advance, $15 at the door. 18+.
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[02 Apr 2010|03:32pm]


**Venue Change**


Plushgun & DJ Kangal

Performing LIVE at
915 U Street NW Wash DC

Take the Green Line to the U Street stop.

Choose the Vermont Ave. side

Velvet Lounge is on U St between Vermont & 9th

21+ with ID - Doors 8pm
$12 Advance / $15 Day of Show
Tickets available at Thunder Tickets

( http://resurrection.thundertix.com/ )

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washington dc venue/age change! [01 Apr 2010|04:52pm]

due to circumstances "beyond our control" (involving hip hop violence), next tuesday's DC show has been moved to the velvet lounge, 915 U Street NW, Washington, DC. and it is now 21+, sorry!
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oh hey, did i mention we're touring soon? [29 Mar 2010|10:09pm]

... because we are! these shows are all with plushgun, which we are very excited about!

tuesday, april 6 - washington, dc, at DC star, 2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE. also with DJ kangal. doors at 8. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. 18+.

wednesday, april 7 - pittsburgh, at the rex theater, 1602 E Carson street. also with ali spagnola and mustache required. doors at 7:30. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. all ages!

thursday, april 8 - asbury park, nj, at asbury lanes, 209 4th ave. doors at 8. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. all ages!

friday, april 9 - philadelphia, at the north star bar, 2639 poplar street. also with canon logic and pants velour. doors at 9. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. 21+.

saturday, april 10 - NYC, at the mercury lounge, 217 E houston street. doors at 10:30. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. 21+.

sunday, april 11 - rochester, ny, at the club at water street, 204 n. water street. also with marlowe. doors at 7. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. 18+.

wednesday, april 14 - montreal, at the green room, 5386 st. laurent. doors at 8:30. $10 in advance or 4-for-$29 (online only), $12 day of show. 18+.

thursday, april 15 - ithaca, ny, at the haunt, 702 willow ave. doors at 8. $10, 18+.

saturday, april 17 - providence, at club hell, 73 richmond street. doors at 7. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. all ages!

we're still looking to fill april 16, if any of you can book something...

to everyone everyplace else: sorry! we're finishing our album, and then will do some more touring once that's out... starting this fall!
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[17 Mar 2010|09:28am]


Spellbound presents:
Details under the cut...Collapse )
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"electronic saviors" benefit comp [09 Feb 2010|12:09pm]

the chinese theatre remix of "duct tape my heart" is included on "electronic saviors: industrial music to cure cancer", a massive 4-disc compilation! released today on metropolis records, this 83-track collection is to benefit the foundation for cancer research and wellness.

we're definitely wayyy on the softer/poppier side than most of the other bands featured, but we were psyched to be included. here's an interview with promoter Jim Semonik, who put it all together:

and here's more info about the compilation:
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Pocket Zombie! [04 Feb 2010|11:40pm]

So we've had songs in video games before... but now i'm actually IN a video game! or my zombie alter-ego is, anyway. Go check out this nifty lil' iPhone game, Pocket Zombie! they just released their Zombie Girlfriend Charity Pack featuring me, IGN's Jessica Chobot, Destructoid's Chad Concelmo, and Game Informer's Meagan VanBurkleo. We all chose charities to donate to (mine is the Humane Society) because zombies sometimes get a bad rap, what with all that terrorizing and brain-eating.

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hey bostonians! a reminder about tonight! [23 Jan 2010|01:08pm]

Saturday, January 23 - Winter'pop 2010 at Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave, Allston. With BM Linx, Twin Berlin, and DJs Michael V. and Vadum Rankin. Presented by Vanyaland, doors at 9, 21+, $10 in advance/$12 door

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hey, bostonians! one more reminder! [11 Dec 2009|11:50am]

TONIGHT! we are very excited for this...

Friday, December 11 - at the Middle East downstairs, 480 Mass Ave, Cambridge. With our wonderful pals Plushgun, Televandals, and the Appreciation Post! This show will be the debut of our new lineup! We're extremely excited about this and have some surprises (and a few new songs) up our sleeves. DO NOT MISS THIS. REALLY. Doors at 8, 18+, $12.
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new shirts/hoodies in our store! and gift certificates too! [04 Dec 2009|12:06am]

if you are thinkin' about holiday shopping, here is some helpful news, we just restocked the "Fp10" design, with new colors available in both t-shirts and hoodies!

also, we now sell gift certificates, if you're feeling indecisive...

everything is available in our merch store:

or check out the music store:

and THANKS for supporting indie business (and not just giving your $$$ to walmart ;-P)
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big news! [25 Nov 2009|12:58am]

It's time for an exciting announcement: our new lineup! Well, as you may know, our live lineup has been rather "fluid" over the past several years. One thing we learned through all of this was that we preferred playing as a four-piece as opposed to just a three-piece. It makes for better energy onstage. And that's a good thing. Anyway, I am very pleased to introduce:
• Robert John "Bananas" Foster: OK, he's already a familiar face, he's toured with us since 1996 and was already going to become an official member of the band even before the Duke retired. He'll be handling drum and keytar duties.
• Christmas Disco Marie Sagan: I am psyched to not be the only girl in the band anymore! Christmas will be synthing and vocoding, maybe even doing some backing vocals.

We've been busy rehearsing and we'll be making our debut at the Boston show in December, so try to be there if you can!

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So, I have to ask. . . [15 Nov 2009|02:58pm]

[ mood | curious ]

I have been to a couple Freezepop shows at this point and they have led me to want to know one thing. . .

What do they do with all the underwear they get when they play Super Sprode?

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next week... [05 Nov 2009|09:36pm]


getting excited for this! we added a meet & greet at hot topic in mankato as well. hopefully it won't end up like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0s2Tk-cbig

anyway, repost, tell all your friends! thanks!
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free, because we like you. [19 Oct 2009|09:10pm]

Rock Band for iPhone/iTouch has just been released AND we have two FREE DLC songs for it! "Science Genius Girl" and "Super-Sprode". Enjoy!

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news news news [01 Oct 2009|09:21pm]

1) we're on twitter now! http://twitter.com/freezepopband

2) symbion project album pre-order is happening! this is from the duke:
"5 years in the making, Symbion Project has at long last completed a 4th studio album release, entitled misery in soliloquy. Self-released on kasson’s own Speed of Dark Music, this album returns to the downtempo flavors, esoteric beats, and lush synthesizers found on 2003’s Immortal Game but is enhanced with featured vocals by Kasson and Melissa Kaplan (UHP/Splashdown) and elaborate string arrangements. Misery in Soliloquy comes with both a stereo audio cd and a video dvd that contains the high-def stereo music and quad surround audio which delivers an incredible immersive listening experience. The packaging design was done by Stoltze Design, who also did Immortal Game’s packaging and all of the Splashdown releases. If you pre-order the album by Oct 6th you receive a copy of the cd/dvd album + the wound up by god or the devil cd + an 11x17” poster of the album art all for $15usd (+shipping). It’s a pretty amazing deal for a ton of music. Click on this link to place your order: http://www.symbionproject.com/misery_preorder.html
I hope you enjoy it as much I did making it! Also, come and join me on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/symbion-project/10641230828?ref=ts."

3) lifestyle are playing a halloween show as depeche mode! they're in our practice space rehearsing right now, and it's sounding goooood. here are the details for you locals: Saturday, October 31 - Lifestyle are playing a Halloween show as Depeche Mode! That's at Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave, in Allston. Also featuring our pals Provocateur, Lake Champagne (performing as Prince), and Halston (damn, that's a good band name.) Doors at 9, Lifestyle are headlining, $10, 21+.

4) a mini-tour for us!
Wednesday, November 11 - University of Minnesota/Duluth, at the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. More info TBA. Doors at 8:45. Free to UMD students, $5 for everyone else, all ages!
Thursday, November 12 - Mankato, MN, at the What's Up Lounge, 701 N. Riverfront Dr. With Milk Bar, Duck Duck Punch, and TBA. Early show, doors at 6! $8, all ages!
Friday, November 13 - La Crosse, WI, at the Warehouse, 328 Pearl St. More info TBA. $10, all ages!
Saturday, November 14 - Chicago, IL, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave. Late show, doors at 10:45. $12, 17+.

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a few PAX 2009 shirts still available! [17 Sep 2009|12:12am]

We have a very small amount of our PAX 2009 limited edition t-shirts left! Featuring a cute lil' QY-70 design! If you weren't able to make it to PAX, or just didn't feel like waiting in line at our merch table, now is your chance to get them while they're still around!

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PAX photos 2009! [06 Sep 2009|10:22pm]

[ mood | ecstatic ]

For all of you who couldn't be at PAX last night, and all of you who want to re-live the experience: hot off my camera, crappy photos! Edit: and the link actually works now!

Some previews:

Overheard in the women's restroom last night immediately after Freezepop's set: "I wasn't that much of a fan before, but now I want to marry all of them. Simultaneously or concurrently."

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boston and seattle! [03 Sep 2009|08:47am]

1) sean's band lifestyle are playing tonight! with our awesome friends mystery roar, as well as tigercity and the emeen z band. it will be spectacular:
Thursday, September 3: At Great Scott, 1222 Commwealth Ave, Boston, With Tigercity, Mystery Roar, and The Emeen Z Band. Doors at 9, $10, 18+.

2) also, we're going to seattle this weekend! PAX IS SOLD OUT! wow! that means if you haven't already gotten passes, you are out of luck. BUT you still have one more chance, we're playing on sunday night (and it's a long weekend, so no excuses) :
Sunday, September 6 - At El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave E. with Anamanaguchi, Ambulance For Angeles, Blunderbear, and Ocean Of Algebra. Doors at 8. Tickets $12 in advance/$14 day of show. All ages.
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free lifestyle album! [17 Aug 2009|02:04pm]

Sean's (and Seth's) other band Lifestyle have posted their "lost" 2005 album, Adventure, on their website, you can listen and download it for free! It's pretty amazing, I highly recommend checking it out:

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Richard's photos of the 10th Anniversary Shows. [05 Aug 2009|03:50am]

[ mood | tired ]

After much cajoling from me, and much perfectionism from him, my partner Richard's photos of the Boston gigs are online. Enjoy :)

Some previews...Collapse )

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