Candye Syrup Is Coming to America

I know! Like, people were aware that Candye Syrup was sniffing around at the possibility of overseas performances, and I’m still pretty surprised at the whole thing. This one comes via Chaotic Harmony, the folks behind the merch survey, and their promotions arm.

The event is Saboten Con, which I at first read as Sabaton Con and got especially excited, Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in Phoenix. Candye Syrup will do:

  • A live concert
  • Q&A
  • Autographs
  • Fashion show
  • And another TBD event

SENANAN will be part of the festivities, too, doing all of the same stuff but a DJ set on top of it.

It’s gonna be loud, you guys. You can join the con here.

Daemon’s Con Panel Excerpts Are Tools for Winning Converts

The next time a friend, slack-jawed and possibly (probably) inebriated, tries to give you crap about being into idols, the first thing you should do is punch them in the belly for being a jerk. The second thing you should do is try to convert them!

All of these efforts that folks are up to, podcasts and DJ sessions and convention panels, are valuable tools for new people. Remember the “WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT?!?!” feeling? Show folks music and video, and they’ll probably get that sense, too, if they aren’t too busy writhing around on the floor because you assaulted them, you maniac.

But after you get that hook established, you can fulfill the desire to know more by showing them certain websites, but also very helpful explainer videos! Continue reading