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Pomplamoose: A Band At The Unholy Crossroads Of Art And Capitalism [UPDATED]

Indie band Pomplamoose shared their recent tour’s financial information with their fans last week, and, um, it was … Not so good. They’d like everyone to believe that it was good, but it was not good.

The band took in $97,519 in ticket sales for a 28-day tour, which is insane. That is a lot of money for a month-long tour for an indie band. They also made $29,714 in merch sales and had a $8,750 sponsorship from Lenovo. All together, that’s $135,983 for one month of touring, which is practically unheard-of, especially for a band’s second tour. Keep reading »

Pomplamoose Covers The Angry Birds Theme Song


Pomplamoose, an indie rock band beloved for their covers of “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” and “Beat It,” has now covered the Angry Birds theme song. How zeitgeist-y! I love this — even if it’s just not the same without those sinister piggie snorts. [YouTube] Keep reading »

Ben Folds, Nick Hornby And Pomplamoose Team Up For “Things That You Think”


Ben Folds must have loved collaborating with Nick Hornby so much on that Levi Johnston song that he had to do it again for “Things That You Think” (which totally reminds me of “You Don’t Know Me”). Pomplamoose makes a super-adorable appearance, but I kind of love Nick Hornby’s grumpy old-man voiceovers. Isn’t this kind of the cutest nerd friendship ever? Here’s to more writers in music videos! [YouTube] Keep reading »

Pomplamoose’s “Beat It” Bests The Original?


Pomplamoose, who covered Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” are back with an indie rock version of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.” Dare I suggest that it could be better, maybe, than the original? Keep reading »

All The Single Indie Rock Girls


Being that I love girly indie rock as much as I love booty-shakin’ pop, it’s no surprise that I kind of am majorly hearting this cover of Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” by some band called Pomplamoose. [via BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

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