[Zombies] MBM show in Seattle

dolly lin dolly.lin at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 12:21:14 PST 2010


I believe Ramon Vawda in Canada started the list.  I haven't been in touch
with him for about two years.

Dolly

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Jon Whitney <turbid at gmail.com> wrote:

> I didn't start the list. I think I convinced Dan Garcia to inherit it from
> somewhere else...  Or did someone else?  My memory is foggy on zombies
> origin.
>
> I launched Brainwashed.com April 16, 1996 (I was 23, do the math now!) but
> it was Chris Miller's name - he and MBM's then manager had thought of doing
> a fan club and his address was on the back of the Transmission single...  It
> said "brainwashed" & i was working for an ISP and the name wasn't taken
> yet...  Brainwashed launched with his discographies for MBM & Greater Than
> One as well as Gnat's pages for some other bands....  Brainwashed has been
> moving away from the band website biz for a while but is keeping the
> Brainwashed.com news/reviews type content.
>
> By the way brainwashed.com is holding the 13th Annual Readers Poll now!
> Go vote!  http://brainwashed.com
>
> yah
>
> happy 2011
>
> jon
>
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 3:25 PM, Micah Stupak <micah at benthic.cc> wrote:
>
>> Haha, wow, memories eh? ;) I think I remember being on this list back to
>> ’95 or ’96 – I was definitely on for the Subliminal Sandwich tour and
>> beforehand. When did you start the list, Jon?
>>
>>
>>
>> Good points, though, I think I’m feeling the same way as you. And I would
>> never say one side is better than the other – it’s all preference and age
>> changes preferences. There’s a club here in Chicago I hate going to because
>> the bathrooms suck. Lame, right? ;)
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Micah Stupak
>> micah at benthic.cc
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Todd Greco [mailto:mrballistic at gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 29, 2010 2:15 PM
>> *To:* zombies at hollyfeld.org
>>
>> *Subject:* Re: [Zombies] MBM show in Seattle
>>
>>
>>
>> i'd just like to take a moment and look back at the history of this list.
>>
>>
>>
>> i think i joined it in around '95-96 or so. since then, we've all grown
>> older and wiser, and, amazingly, the diehards are still here. francesca and
>> pietro married, john d's made tracks with jack, and brainwashed has gone
>> from a simple info site to a label and festival initiator. goodness... jon's
>> an emt now.
>>
>>
>>
>> back then, i'd probably look for a place that sounds like the one below.
>> hell, back then i was still throwing break-in parties (raves, i guess) and
>> learning how to best pull electricity illegally for the evening. now i
>> mostly spin at established clubs or the odd legal afterhours. ahh, age.
>>
>>
>>
>> i'd love to see mbm at some of the nicer venues in town. i was actually
>> hoping that they'd go to the doug fir here in portland--mostly because the
>> sound is amazing. that said, i already have my ticket to the portland show.
>> i'm pretty sure i haven't missed a tour that hit the states.
>>
>>
>>
>> funny how far we've gone, eh? i wonder what the average age is on this
>> list at this point? or, even, the average age of mbm fans? has the crossover
>> to dubstep brought in the kids in the us?
>>
>>
>>
>> best,
>>
>> t
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 11:55 AM, loungelizard76 <
>> loungelizard76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>> Normally have no problems with the smell of pot, but when I have to go
>> into a place with all the ambiance of a crackhouse that is supposed to be a
>> place of business and run across that, then I start to have issues.  Found
>> out after purchasing my tickets that this place is known for poor management
>> and shady business dealings.
>> Have no idea why MBM booking chose this place, I can think of at least
>> half a dozen better suited venues right off the top of my head, and would
>> gladly pay more for the tickets to see a show almost anywhere else.
>>
>> --- On *Tue, 12/28/10, adjust <adjust at rematter.com>* wrote:
>>
>>
>> From: adjust <adjust at rematter.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Zombies] MBM show in Seattle
>> To: zombies at hollyfeld.org
>> Date: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 9:05 PM
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > the wall of the hallway (reeking of weed, I might add)
>>
>> you say that like it's a bad thing. most shitty detroit venues smell like
>> stale booze and homeless guy urine.
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