Greetings, MechaCon Attendees!
We hope you are excited as MechaCon gets closer and closer. We received a short welcoming video from some of our Ambassadors, The Slants. They are looking forward to meeting everyone during the convention weekend. We encourage you all to check out The Slants’ panels and their amazing concert happening on the Saturday night of the con! If you guys have not checked out The Slants, then head over to http://www.theslants.com and watch some amazing videos!
The Slants are from the Portland area and are the first and only all-Asian American dance rock band in the world with 22 international tours including appearances in 46 of 50 U.S. states. The music is the perfect combination of 80’s driven synth pop with hard-hitting indie, floor filling beats which fans affectionately dub as “Chinatown Dance Rock.” Their catchy dance beats, strong hooks, and a bombastic live show that is “not to be missed” (The Westword) have led to headlining showcases at major festivals such as SXSW, MusicfestNW, San Diego Comic-Con, and Dragon Con. The Slants has also provided support for the Decemberists, Mindless Self Indulgence, Girl Talk, Apl.De.Ap (of Black Eyed Peas), Blindpilot, and Shonen Knife. The Slants worked with the Department of Defense for a series of shows at U.S and NATO bases in Eastern Europe, dubbed “Operation Gratitude.” They’ve won “Album of the Year” and “Editor’s Choice” from dozens of magazines, including Willamette Week, LA Weekly, Shojo Beat, Village Voice, City Beat, and Rockwired.
Be on the lookout for updates regarding MechaCon 2317, as new information will be rolling out soon. Visit our website at http://www.mechacon.com for more information about the event!
Lt. Col. A. Robichaux & Lt. Col. D. Naquin
United Worlds Embassy