6/18/04: LAPTOP BATTLE v3.0 - new & improved & better than ever!!!


FRIDAY, JUNE 18th @ chop suey (9pm doors)
we've been up & down the west coast "perfecting" our laptop battles & we've gotten a lot of press along the way... check some links:


the stranger - http://www.thestranger.com/2004-01-22/data.html
sf bay guardian - http://www.sfbg.com/38/28/noise_laptops.html
sf flavorpill - http://sf.flavorpill.net/mailer/issue102/index.html#laptop
la weekly - http://www.laweekly.com/ink/04/23/a.php
muted noise - http://mutednoise.com/articles/gear/2004-04-09.cfm
vancouver's westender -
http://fourthcity.net/press_stuff/west_ender_scan.JPG
& lots more...


this battle will decide which one of seattle's laptop musicians will represent seattle in the NATIONAL FINALS (which we're holding HERE IN SEATTLE!!)...
a limited number of $6 adv. tickets are available @ http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/340 , otherwise it's $10 day-of-show...

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*contestants:
buck nasty, fellonious thump, silky johnson, wayne kerr, franklin mazzeo, ryan trudell, tom chi, nogunri, zapan, anger dave, nth808, nominal I, turk, butterfly beats, kris moon, umami, nordic soul, syzygy, absolute madman & djn.


*judges:
jacob london, jdg, groovin' kim & a special surprise guest...


*master of ceremonies:
mcs atlas, paulish & doctor bedpan

*visuals:
scott sunn (tracer visuals), matt mckee (morerobots.com) & briotron

*intermission:
the fourthcity djs a.k.a. HIDEKI, KAMUI & BUMBLEBEE


CHAMPION : TOM CHI

> ALSO:
> there's gonna be a dope afterhours show @ the oseao/ artificial limb co/ gallery of the senses space (just across madison from chop suey)!!! w/ laptop
> performances by the winner & runner up & more... details will be announced @ the battle...