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Just Dance, Mother&$%#ers!

In case you missed out on seeing Boston’s premiere all-male hard rock Lady Gaga cover band at the Midway this past weekend, you’re in luck: we got the whole thing on tape! Well, technically on built-on digital flash hardrive but, you know, whatever. The audio quality is a little rough (because isn’t it always?), but you get the gist. You can watch a playlist of the full set over on YouTube, but here are a few gems from the night:

“You & I”

“Bad Romance”

Plus we had a few surprises this time in the form of non-Gaga female pop artists (because frankly, Gaga’s catalog is kind of limited, and we needed new material). Like this:

New Lady Gaga Song!

In anticipation of this Saturday’s Alejandro & the Fame show at the Midway Cafe in JP, we put together another quick demo of one of our songs. So, sorry, this isn’t a new Lady Gaga song, but rather a better version of an already existing Lady Gaga song, done by us.

This isn’t the final mix or master, but it’s a good idea of how we rock (and if you really feel like bringing the mosh and punching someone in the face, fast forward about 3 minutes for the breakdown ’cause it’s awesome)

Music To Soothe Your Jangled Innards

Quick update about a few events I’ve got coming up. One, I’ll doing a show THIS Friday, December 14 at the All Asia in Central Square, Cambridge with my / Boston’s premiere all-male hard rock Lady Gaga cover band Alejandro and the Fame. These shows are always a blast for everyone involved, and are almost always guaranteed to sell out, so make you get there (lookin’ at you, People On The Other Side Of The River Who Missed Our Last Show Because It Was Allllllll The Way In JP Oh BooHoo). Admission is a scant $6, and we hit the stage around 10:30pm!

I’m also excited to announce that I’ll be performing a short set for MORTIFIED at Oberon on Saturday, December 22. For those who haven’t heard of this, MORTIFIED is a night of performance in which real-live grown adult humans read horribly horribly embarrassing things from their high school journals / AIM transcripts / etc, and hilarity ensues. And so, during my set, you’ll be treated to some particularly painful gems that I dugout from my high school and middle school songwriting notebooks. Ever wonder what kind of angsty tunes I wrote when I was 14 (including “Dot of my ‘I'” and instant never-classic “Fuck You Hotchkiss Lane”)? Here’s your only chance to hear them live! More information to come when I got it.

And finally, I was asked to write up a few scripts for the 2nd Annual Boston One-Minute Play Festival at the Boston Playwrights Theatre, January 5-7. I believe the evening as a whole contains about 100 one-minute plays (yes, really, but c’mon, that’s barely an hour and a half!), so I’m sure there’s going to be some great variety. And if you don’t like a play, well, just wait one minute! I will say that writing a play, complete with a status quo, conflict, rising action,and denouement is remarkably more difficult than you might expect it to be, but I’m pretty pleased with what I came up with (and I should be blogging a bit more about it soon over at their website).

That’s all for now, folks! See you Friday!

This Saturday — Alejandro & The Fame In JP!

Boston’s premiere all-male Lady Gaga cover band plays the Midway Cafe in JP! Doors at 8pm! Be there! I can literally walk my equipment over to the club from my house! Wooohoo!

Oh yeah, and here’s the Facebook event. Whoops. Sorry, I got excited.

And remember: just dance, motherfuckers

My (Fictional) OKCupid Affair with Lady Gaga

Earlier today, consumer technology weblog Gizmodo.com made a post about accidentally ending up on an OKCupid date with the world champion of Magic: The Gathering.Under normal circumstances, this could be a fairly entertaining anecdote. Instead, Gizmodo.com intern Alyssa Bereznak uses the opportunity to show how much of a terrible, judgmental human being she is, and little more.

The first and most obvious problem with this article: how is it newsworthy? The “point” of the story is to illustrate that people often exclude important and possibly dealbreaking details in their online dating profiles, and that we should all be more careful and “Google the shit out of your next online date.”

Really, Alyssa? Continue reading My (Fictional) OKCupid Affair with Lady Gaga

Final ALEJANDRO AND THE FAME demos

We’ve been working on these for about a month between recording, mixing, and mastering, but I’m finally satisfied with the results — and I hope you are as well! All instruments were recorded/engineered by my, except for the lead vocals which were done by Paul Cantillon (aka “Cody Grey“). We’ll be sending these out to some clubs as we try to book some more shows, so keep an eye out for our updated events list. In the meantime, enjoy, and tell your friends to do the same.

Beyonce’s Hardcore Breakdown

Here’s another look at one of our new Alejandro and the Fame demos — “Telephone” by Lady Gaga (featuring Beyoncé). It’s still a little rough, but you get the idea.

And I mean, c’mon — Beyoncé’s breakdown has never been this hardcore.

Alejandro and the Fame: Boston’s premiere all-male Lady Gaga cover band. Putting the fucking metal into Lady Gaga since 2011.

Brand New Lady Gaga Demos!

….Or, more accurately, brand new Alejandro and the Fame demos of Lady Gaga songs, because that’s what we do — glam rock Lady Gaga covers with more Mohawks, more glitter, and more balls. Here’s a preliminary mix of “Paparazzi” that was done on my laptop over the weekend. It’s still not the final version, and we’ve got a few more tunes to come for your listening pleasure, but I hope you enjoy it anyway!