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DEC
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Zion I, Living Legends, Prof, Abstract Rude, and 4 more… at Belasco Theater (December 21, 2018)
Venue: Belasco Theater (Los Angeles, CA, US) Find tickets
MAR
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MC Lars, Mega Ran, and Koo Koo Kanga Roo at The Joiners (March 30, 2019)
Venue: The Joiners (Southampton, UK) Find tickets
MAR
31
MC Lars with Mega Ran, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, and Ruled By Raptors at Hy Brasil Music Club (March 31, 2019)
Venue: Hy Brasil Music Club (Bristol, UK) Find tickets
APR
02
MC Lars at Sunflower Lounge (April 2, 2019)
Venue: Sunflower Lounge (Birmingham, UK) Find tickets
APR
05
MC Lars with Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Mega Ran, and Ruled By Raptors at The Key Club (April 5, 2019)
Venue: The Key Club (Leeds, UK) Find tickets
APR
06
MC Lars with Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Mega Ran, and Ruled By Raptors at Hat Works Museum (April 6, 2019)
Venue: Hat Works Museum (Stockport, UK) Find tickets
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07
MC Lars, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, and Mega Ran with Ruled By Raptors at O2 Academy 2 Newcastle (April 7, 2019)
Venue: O2 Academy 2 Newcastle (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK) Find tickets
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10
MC Lars at Parish (April 10, 2019)
Venue: Parish (Huddersfield, UK) Find tickets
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MC Lars, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, and Mega Ran at The Bodega (downstairs) (April 11, 2019)
Venue: The Bodega (downstairs) (Nottingham, UK) Find tickets
MC Lars Dec 10, 2018
In honor of today being Dewey Decimal Day, our Kickstarter backers will all get a download of the new album with Mega Ran today! Check your email for download instructions.
MC Lars Dec 10, 2018
Thanks to all of my Spotify listeners this year! Two million plays, I don’t mind. But for real - it is humbling that my catalogue still means so much to so many of you. More awesomeness coming next year, including my record with Mega Ran. 🙏 #deweydecibel
MC Lars Dec 10, 2018
Howie Abrams is a music industry veteran / author / DJ / metal and hip-hop historian who has been involved in the punk, hardcore and rap worlds since the 80s. On this week's episode, talk about how Howie's journey from being a roadie for Anthrax helping them come up with hit choruses let to him becoming an A&R man on a label that had signed the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears. I met Howie in 2004, after he had signed Bowling For Soup to JIVE Records and worked with them while they released their two biggest hits of their career ("the Girl All the Bad Guys Want" and "1985"). I owe Howie for introducing me to Bowling For Soup, ILL BILL and KRS-One, and all of my collaborations with said artists... as well as introducing me to Kevin Lyman and getting me on the Vans Warped Tour for three whole summers. It was awesome catching up with Howie and hearing an in-depth chronology of his experience in the music industry, and how this, completely by accident, led him to becoming a successful author. Thanks Howie! Be sure to listen out his Merciless radio show with with ILL BILL on Mixcloud for some awesome metal and hardcore classics and history. You can check out my interview with Howie here: Apple Podcasts: http://podcast.mclars.com Spotify Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yd8v375o Stitcher Radio: https://tinyurl.com/y84zrvzh
MC Lars Dec 03, 2018
Check out podcast for more info! http://podcast.mclars.com
MC Lars Dec 03, 2018
New podcast posted this morning! Back in the 90s, I hosted a prank call fan site on my parents' dialup internet service provider. We were allocated about 20 megabytes of space, so I learned HTML and created a few early pages, one of which reviewed prank call tapes, through which I would trade for more. My collection was pretty huge, you can see the archive here: https://web.archive.org/web/20010709055607/http://scruz.net/~knielsen/prankcall/index.html One of my favorite tapes was the Phone Losers of America's first cassette. I became online friends with the group's creator, Brad Carter (a.k.a. the RBCP, a.k.a. the Red Box Chili Pepper). I followed his YouTube channel and years later he discovered my music independently. When I commented on one his videos, he wrote me back, and I reminded him that I was the same Lars from the 90s. On this week's episode, we talk about his run-ins with the FBI, how he has monetized his brand and even the origin of "Horris". Don't miss it! Super proud of this episode. Apple Podcasts: http://podcast.mclars.com Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/mc-lars/the-mc-lars-podcast Spotify Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5v59M3NB7NSXpxp891ytNe?si=bk8gsSVkRZmwoEkUmOXSuA
MC Lars Dec 03, 2018
Happy birthday, MC Frontalot! The big 26!! You finally made it.
MC Lars Nov 30, 2018
Mega Ran
MC Lars Nov 30, 2018
UK! I'm headed back with Mega Ran and Koo Koo Kanga Roo next spring! Special support from Newcastle's Ruled By Raptors! It's the ten year anniversary of "This Gigantic Robot Kills", don't miss it.
MC Lars Nov 26, 2018
Gary K. Wolf created Roger Rabbit in the early 80s. Last week, he told me how he came up with Roger, Eddie, Baby Herman and Jessica as well as his involvement in the 1988 film. The 90 min podcast just dropped. I can hardly contain my excitement!! http://podcast.mclars.com
MC Lars Nov 23, 2018
Not doing a Black Friday sale this year, but check out last week’s episode of the MC Lars Podcast for a promo code for 50% off of everything on my webstore! http://mclars.net
MC Lars Nov 22, 2018
Saw this on Reddit today. Happy Thanksgiving!!
MC Lars Nov 17, 2018
Finally got to see the Poe house! Next time I hope to go inside, it had just closed when I got there. Playing Baltimore tonight with I Fight Dragons and Wreck The System at the Metro Gallery!
MC Lars Nov 12, 2018
That time I met Stan Lee and he told me his two favorite writers were Poe and Shakespeare. RIP to a humble and amazing man, whose legacy will live on, who stood on the shoulders of giants to help us make sense of this modern world. #ripstanlee
MC Lars Nov 12, 2018
My podcast interview with Simon & Schuster editor extraordinaire Eamon Dolan is now available! Eamon has edited the legendary books “Fast Food Nation”, “the God Delusion” and many more. We discuss the role of narrative in non-fiction, photography, rap, growing up in the Bronx and how being an English major at Yale helped him launch a very unique and successful career. Thanks again Eamon, I appreciated your incredible thoughts and hearing your story! http://podcast.mclars.com
MC Lars Nov 05, 2018
This week on the MC Lars Podcast, I catch up with the amazing Jesse Dangerously to discuss his life growing up as a hip-hop fan in Halifax in the 90s and his new group Danger Grove with Lizard Grove! Don't miss it!
MC Lars Nov 02, 2018
This was hilarious. The news anchor got really serious and angry when I tried to stand in a weird pose during the sign off. Don't mess with Columbus morning TV. (They also loved Raheem Jarbo's use of "Assuage" in our Sleepy Hollow rap).
MC Lars Nov 01, 2018
My tour with I Fight Dragons starts a week from tomorrow! http://nerdcoretour.com
MC Lars Oct 29, 2018
New Hampshire arcade squad! We beat the greatest cabinet game of all time. Thanks to my awesome teammates.
MC Lars Oct 29, 2018
So, I just wrapped up a three-week tour on the West Coast with three of my colleagues in the "nerd rap" scene. This photo is with our collaborator Kadesh Flow, who is sick and you all need to check out. When I first started recording music in the mid-90s in my bedroom, my wildest dream was to be part of some sort of scene where, year after year, we could return to towns and play music for people who wanted to hear my and my friends' songs. That this has become a reality - and that I have been able to make this my job for over thirteen years - still exceeds and blows away any expectation I ever had or hoped to have. But, what's more, is the fact that we have been able to do this DIY, without any label money, without any real radio play in the past decade, or without any publicists trading favors to get played on Spotify playlists or featured on mainstream indie taste-making sites like Pitchfork etc. All of that stuff is fine, and I'm not discrediting artists who have taken that path, but I've also seen so many artists hit that sweet spot only find a very temporary mainstream home, having to return to a day job in less than five years after they "hit". Nerdcore / or nerd rap / or #lithop / or post-punk laptop rap / or whatever you want to call it is not going away, and we 100% owe this to YOU, the fans: everyone who came out to see us, who bought the tour shirt to help us pay for gas, who rapped our lyrics along with us, who posted about it and brought their incredulous friends. We will never take you for granted, and I promise that we will keep bringing you the highest quality music we can. If this ever stops being fun, or if we no longer have the inspiration to make amazing music that we believe it with every cell on our body, it will be time to maybe call it quits. Yet, to still have metaphorical gas in our tanks proves that we have been beyond privileged to do this, and that we still can, and that we will most likely be able to persist for as long as we want to. I feel really grateful today, and satisfied, knowing that I've made the right choices to "stuck to my guns", making the kind of music I've always wanted to make, and never having to compromise or play politics or put my career in the hands of old-school major label people or the type of industry folk that I lampooned on songs like "Signing Emo". Jello Biafra, Ian MacKaye, Steve Albini, Martin Atkins, Kevin Lyman and all of those DIY progenitors were right, we are simply following in their footsteps. I hope and plan to continue doing this in some capacity for the rest of my life. Special thanks to MC Frontalot, Mega Ran, Schaffer the Darklord, Fata Booking Agency, INC, Eva Maria Alexiou-Reo and Chris Swartz for all of their hard work and for believing in me. Special thanks to Mega Ran, Brad Theophila, Weiss-Sound, Richard Matthew and our Kickstarter backers for helping us finish "the Dewey Decibel" system, an album I strongly believe is one of my best collaborations to date. Thank you to the Patreon supporters for helping me make music when I am not on the road, which allows me to focus on my craft every day. And, finally, a huge thank you to my amazing wife Ashley LaPi, for believing in me, for inspiring me, and being there for me when we both know it can be very hard being on the road, especially getting some very disturbing and sad news on the first day of tour. On days like this, I feel like the luckiest guy on earth, and I wanted to share that gratitude and joy with you all. Have a great week! And keep your eyes peeled for that new joint with Raheem Jarbo!! I promise it's awesome. #lithop #deweydecibelsystem #justreadeveryday Your homie, MC Lars
MC Lars Oct 29, 2018
On Episode 9 of the MC Lars Podcast, I interview one of my musical heroes, John S. Hall of King Missile! We talk about how his hit "Detachable Penis" foreshadowed the destruction of the gender binary and his experiences as a NYC DIY artist. http://podcast.mclars.com
MC Lars Oct 26, 2018
On this standout Koo Koo Kanga Roo track, Neil Olstad manifests his dreams of owning a Panera restaurant while Bryan Atchison celebrates plaintively! 🤣 I was busting!! Peep their new album.
MC Lars Oct 26, 2018
Legendary singer, songwriter and storyteller Jill Sobule appears on my upcoming album with Mega Ran, rocking an awesome chorus on our "Gullier's Travels" song! Be sure to check out her amazing new solo album, "Nostalgia Kills", some of her best work to date. https://shop.jillsobule.com
MC Lars Oct 26, 2018
Amazing art by Lundberg Graphics, in honor of my New Hampshire performance tomorrow. Playing a free theatre show in Laconia, NH tomorrow! Big thanks to the Laconia Daily Sun for their article about tomorrow night's event. https://www.laconiadailysun.com/community/lake_style/rapper-with-flow-like-poe-coming-to-laconia-on-friday/article_cbd6f3b4-d7ac-11e8-a6aa-6b884df6085c.html
MC Lars Oct 22, 2018
Episode 8 of the MC Lars Podcast is now live! This week, Mega Ran and I discuss his origins, fandom rap, and our upcoming #lithop collaboration album. http://podcast.mclars.com
MC Lars Oct 20, 2018
Voting today. Please do the same, absentee or otherwise, hope is not lost yet.