UK in June

Hold on to your bangers and mash.

June 10, Surya, London
June 11 Birmingham
June 12 Dublin, Ireland
June 13 Shrewsbury

mega ran new (2)

special guest BAG OF TRICKS CAT.

sound familiar? it should. We’ve done a few tracks together:

Happy Earth Day.

Phoenix, AZ – Happy Earth Day! Former teacher Mega Ran gets back into the classroom with a heartfelt ballad to the planet, called “Mother Earth,” with Phil Hanson. Earth Day supporters are encouraged to visit to find events and ways to help in your own community. Enjoy the spacey synth-laced track by Dwizzy Bodega and the animated images of Ran and Phil traveling the globe in the cartoon by ChunderToons of Austin, TX.

Bandcamp (download, name your price, even $0):

New Video: REACT!

Time for Battle.

Mega Ran and Storyville return to their battle-rap roots (both are former Scribble Jam Battle finalists in 2008) in a trippy high-tech video that includes digital boxing gloves, retinal scans and even a DeLorean.

Directed by Luis Perez and Ben Levy, Ran and story drop punchline after impressive punchline on “Artillery,” over a hypnotic horn-driven soulful loop accented by piano keys, produced by Small Pro.

Their album “Soul Veggies,” which debuted last week at #47 on the Billboard Indie Charts, is available now on iTunes,

OR you can preorder it on special purple vinyl (you know, like a beet).

Read Ran and Storyville’s lyrical breakdowns at

Mega Ran, Storyville and special guest Sammus are embarking on the “Rappers With Arm Cannons Tour right now:

March 5 @ Home Sweet Home, NYC
March 6 @ Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA
March 7 @ Sweetwater, Boston, MA
March 8 @ Singers, Syracuse, NY
March 9 @ Flashback Lounge, Watertown, NY
March 10 @ Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
March 11 @ Super Fly Comics and Games, Yellow Springs, OH
March 12 @ Maddies, Cincinnati
March 13-14 @ A&G Con, Covington, KY
March 15 @ Smoke and Barrel, Fayetteville, AR
March 16 @ Nerd Carnival @ Cenote, Austin, TX
March 17 @ Official SXSW Showcase, Flamingo Cantina, Austin, TX
March 18 Uglyfest, Austin, TX
March 19 @ Scratched Vinyl Showcase, Austin, TX

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