Devin Fleenor of Mr. Meeble is a busy guy.
Talking over the phone, he explains to me that, somehow, he's got to finish mixing a few songs, line them up on disc, and then burn a 100 or so copies before waking up early and catching a flight to Europe.
Mr. Meeble is crossing the pond.
In early September, Mr. Meeble will bring its electro/dance/rock sound to Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain before hitting London for a final European gig, coming home, taking some time off, and then playing a "welcome home" gig at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on Friday, November 18.
Giant tours are a massive undertaking, and Fleenor is no slouch. He booked the whole deal himself.
"I booked all the shows, and have been doing a lot of guerrilla marketing," Fleenor says.
And that's not all. Fleenor is finishing up a remix record of Mr. Meeble music, which will be released in Europe during the tour and in the States once the band returns. The album will feature a Back Ted N-Ted remix, though the mix won't make it onto copies sold in Europe.
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Fleenor is excited to be in Europe and promises that the band plans on shooting "tons of video," with hopes to record enough of a tour documentary.
And if he needed to prove his seriousness any further, Fleenor has updated to an international cell phone plan, and promises to check in with his European observations.