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Posted September 16th, 2011 by Greg

DEVO Halloween video evidence!

Posted November 26th, 2009 by Greg

Here, finally, is some video of our exciting adventure portraying DEVO on Halloween! Below is the whole set in two videos (?), starting with a sloppy version of “Sloppy” and a rockin’ version of “Freedom of Choice”. 2nd video features fast and furious versions of “Gates of Steel” and “Uncontrollable Urge”.  Enjoy!

Devo as a verb.

Posted November 1st, 2009 by Malkah


Last night was a blast. We were pleased as punch to be a part of the Skylark’s annual Halloween Battle of the Bands, and we closed out the night to an incredibly enthusiastic and packed house. Though we didn’t win the coveted Golden Cowbell, we did have a fantastic reception from the crowd, who danced, shouted, and told us afterward that we were “amazing!” The grand prize went to another Seattle band, M Bison, who played as The Band. They rocked, and we bear them no ill will. None whatsoever. No, it’s totally cool!

All the acts were great, and we’re looking forward to putting our hat into the ring next year. Stay tuned!

In case you don’t know by now, 1) shame on you, and 2) the Skylark is a great venue, has no cover charge, and books great acts. Their food is delicious and plentiful, and they have ample parking. We played our first gig there, and we love it!!

DEVO. TOnight! You will attend.

Posted October 30th, 2009 by Malkah

You know the drill. Skylark Cafe, Halloween, 8 PM. It’s free, it’s a lovely venue, and all your friends and secret crushes will be there. If you don’t go, you won’t be able to say you went. Everyone will know. Everyone.

Come in costume and cheer us on as we vie for the priceless Golden Cowbell!

And when I say “Devo,” I mean “Mountain Kids Fantasy, along with good friends and musicians Ken Harder and Tony Trunzo.” They’re ridiculously good at what they do, and tomorrow night, they’ll be doing it on stage!

And follow me (Malkah) on Twitter if you want to hear more of this sort of thing: mocoddle. Or the band, who post less frequently, but plan to ramp things up for your betterment: mtnkidsfantasy (Band-Twitter postscript tacked on by Greg…but you should still follow Malkah, as she is witty and stuff.)


Celebrity Capybara Loves MKF

Posted October 26th, 2009 by Malkah


Caplin ROUS reading his book, Celeste and the Giant Hamster

It’s no secret that Mountain Kids Fantasy (MKF) loves animals, and that the capybara is perhaps the best animal of all. What you may not know is that animals love MKF! In a recent interview on, capy-celebrity Caplin ROUS names Mountain Kids Fantasy as his favorite band! Not only was this a wonderful surprise and a heartwarming moment, it also signals a new trend in the music industry.

Pets are the perfect consumers. They have no rent or mortgage to pay, they don’t own cars, and they don’t have to support their own offspring. In short, all their income is spent on entertainment, which means that MKF is a step ahead of the game in courting their affections.

More bands should think about mining this rich territory. There are millions of cats, dogs, and birds, to name but a few, on the interwebs. They listen to music as much as the next person. Write songs about them, or at least feature them in your liner notes.

I, for one, welcome our new rodent audience.


T-minus Devo

Posted October 19th, 2009 by Greg

Halloween is fast approaching. Be sure to cancel your other plans, abandon the kids, and/or sneak out to West Seattle to catch Mountain Kids Fantasy and friends as Devo! The fun starts at 8, and we close out the show around 11. Help us win the coveted Golden Cowbell!

MKF on Halloween

Babies love Mountain Kids Fantasy

Posted September 28th, 2009 by Malkah

Studies have shown that babies have an unerring sense of what will become popular in the coming years. Even though the executives tend to take the credit, companies such as Sony and Dreamworks SKG keep toddlers on staff to decide which films to produce and which new musical artists should be signed. If the below photo is any indication, Mountain Kids Fantasy is going to be the next big thing.

This baby selected our sticker from a stack of thousands.

This baby selected our sticker from a stack of thousands.

1. Devo 2. Twitter

Posted September 27th, 2009 by Greg

1. Mountain Kids Fantasy is becoming Devo for “Come As You Aren’t”, a night of tribute acts at the Skylark, in West Seattle. Joining us onstage are Kenny Harder and Tony Trunzo. You should come, and if you dress as Devo too, you could help us win valuable prizes! The Skylark is at 3803 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106. The show is free and commences at 8:00.

2. Yes, we now twitter or tweet or tweeter on Twitter. Something like that. You should “follow” us.

Recording is fun and good for you.

Posted September 8th, 2009 by Malkah

Greg is great at making home recordings sound better than home recordings. We’re chugging right along, recording newish songs, as well as putting the finishing touches on older songs. I’m really looking forward to having a finished product this Fall, one that everyone will purchase at a competitive, reasonable price. So, start saving up your milk money!

Todd Barry is great.

Posted September 7th, 2009 by Malkah

I went to see comedian Todd Barry at Bumbershoot today, and just wanted to tell you that you should go find out about him, listen to his comedy, and buy his albums. He has, in the past, humorously challenged the non-shittiness of our band name, during one of his shows, and that alone gets him a special place in my heart. He is a talented performer, and a very, very funny man. His website is: You go visit. NOW.

Also, I am the proud owner of a lovely Flight of the Conchords screenprinted poster that I purchased at Flatstock. Do you know of this Flatstock? Here: It’s pretty great, and there are many delightful artists who create many delightful posters for concerts and the like.