Monday, November 2, 2009

Blaqk Audio and Hunter Revenge News

I was reading through my December issue of Alternative Press and there is a side article about AFI side projects. There was some new information about Hunter and Hunter Revenge. Also some Blaqk Audio news that I was not aware of. (In case you missed it: the next Blaqk Audio album will be called Bright Black Heaven)

Highlights about Hunter:
-Hunter has written and recorded a song called "About Babies" for the Nickelodeon kids TV show 'Yo Gabba Gabba'

-Hunter is currently writing a book. The topics were not revealed but Hunter says it is part Fiction part Non-Fiction
Highlights about Blaqk Audio:
-They will wait till after Crash Love touring to release the next Blaqk Audio album

-They have recorded 18 new Blaqk Audio songs, but there will be 12 songs on the actual album

-There will be lots of experimenting with different electronic genres that Cexcells did not touch on ( i.e. IDM and Drum 'n' Bass
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9 comments:

  1. Thanks for this. Why do they like using 12 for albums so much? Regardless, 6 possible b-sides sounds wonderful to me. The musical progression has me very interested.

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  2. THE BLAQK AUDIO NEWS IS AMAZING I HOPE THEY RELEASE IT AS A iTunes LP!! oh and this has nothing to do with this but I was listening to Crash Love and my headphones have this button that if u press it, u can here the backvocals only and itz amazing. IN "IT WAS MINE" AND "TOO SHY TO SCREAM" are girl backvocals itz koOL

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  3. 12 songs is the perfect amount for a record, imo. This is awesome stuff. Yo! Gabba Gabba was created by the singer of The Aquabats, wasn't it?

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  4. Angelsineveryone(Brandon)November 2, 2009 at 11:32 PM

    Yeah, Christian Jacobs "MC Bat Commander" :)

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  5. hahaha! is it weird that i wanna watch yo gabba gabba just to see this song? i always knew one of them would write a book....i love that it's hunter! also....very excited for new BA!

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  6. Mark: I think so, I remember reading an article about the creator of both being Mormon.I want to hear/read Hunters new stuff!

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  7. Mike- can you record that? That'd be amazing to hear.Leslie- that was my first thought too.... but I think I'll just youtube it. That show is scary....Can't wait for either new BA or new HR!!!!! <3 Thanks!!

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  8. Does anybody know what's happening with Hunter and Sara Quin's project?

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  9. getting away from dance music is good news. if they're inspired by Aphex Twin and Crystal Castles like they say they are, I guess they want to move in that direction. Good to hear.

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