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Concert Sat May 07 2011

Tapes-a-poppin' (Neon Marshmallow benefit cassette)

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As mentioned before, the second annual Neon Marshmallow Festival is fast approaching (June 10-12) its rendezvous with the Empty Bottle. In the meantime, there is a way to both support the festival and acquaint yourself with many of the acts on the bill.

From now through the festival dates, you will be able to purchase a compilation cassette featuring many of the acts at this year's Neon Marshmallow festival for $6 ppd in the US. All proceeds will go toward the upfront expenses of the Neon Marshmallow Festival. Paypal buttons can be found on the front page of the Neon Marshmallow website.

Here's the lineup:

Beau Wanzer: "Rhythm Track #46"
C V L T S: "White Cluster"
Dylan Ettinger: "Being Boiled"
Leslie Keffer: "Luna Loblolly"
Lucky Dragons: "Up and Down
Mike Shiflet: "They Sold Us Everything And We Begged Them For More"
Outer Space: "Draw a Door and Knock Twice ('86 mix edit)"
Pulse Emitter: "Pool"
Rene Hell: "Automated Drowning Tank"
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (Lichens): "Bulles"
The Rita: "Women Killed in the Sea"
Sick Llama: "Leave Earth"
Sickness: "The Human Condition"
Spiral Joy Band: "Seven Horses"
Telecult Powers: "A Tale From the New Crow Hill Gnostic Lodge"
Tiger Hatchery: "Blue Aiwass"
White Rainbow: "TDK SUPA HIGH"
Zac Davis: "Live 8/7/08"

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