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The Official VFoC Music Video (Sorta) In The Works!

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Oh god, we’re ruined!

Let me explain…

Tally Hall's new album "Good & Evil", avaliable now!
Tally Hall's new album "Good & Evil", avaliable now!

I’m (Jesse) a huge fan of Tally Hall (going to see them at the Troubadour, August 2nd, let me know if you’ll be there, we can hang, maybe become besties and braid each other’s hair…) a difficult to categorize and describe indy band out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. I found them a couple years ago quite by accident, as almost all good musical finds happen. A couple weeks ago I pre-ordered their new album “Good & Evil” (released yesterday and available on iTunes and at Quack Media. After getting a link in my e-mail to check out the free streaming preview of the new album, I discovered another link, promoting Tally Hall writing and recording your own personal theme song. I was ecstatic, and as such, did not read very clearly the entire sentence. I assumed that all pre-order customers had been selected to receive a customized theme song from my new favorite band.

Well, that was all I needed to hear. I ran out and bought (not rented, BOUGHT) hundreds of thousands of dozens of dollars worth of equipment, the type of equipment somehow didn’t seem to matter. I bought lights, cameras, rototillers, gas ranges, more lights, a retired soviet communications satellite, all to make what in my mind was going to be the single greatest music video in the history of musicalized videography! I realize now that this was probably incredibly dumb and made very little sense, but at the time it somehow sounded like the most rational thing in the world…

After re-reading the web page at the insistence of Jason, I discovered that I had in fact entirely misread almost all of what I thought as the only true fact in the world. In fact we were merely entering into a CONTEST to potentially, maybe possibly win a theme song… Perhaps… In theory…

Now, we can clearly see that this is more of a raffle than much of a contest. It seems we post the information on our twitter and or Facebook feeds, and that is likely meant to be that. But frankly, I’ve sunken several life’s savings into all of this hardware and am somehow three weeks into filming of our multi-dollar music video, despite having just learned of the possibility roughly 18 hours ago… So we figured, we might as well make our love of and adoration for Tally Hall known, hoping to somehow sway the hat that the collective entrant’s names will almost certainly be drawn from. Assuming that a hat can be cajoled, and given my proclivity for believing in things entirely impossible, I don’t see how this could possibly fail.

So check out  “Good & Evil” the new album from Tally Hall and tell ’em Van Full of Candy sent ya! Best case scenario, we end up with the most awesomest theme song that ever awesomed a theme. Worst case, we’ve potentially introduced the incredible sounds of Tally Hall to thousands of new, unsuspecting ears. Either way, worth our time.

iVan Full Of Candy : The Cloud Edition

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We're in the cloud bitches ... where YOU at?

With all this fancy talk about clouds and keeping your music in a cloud and files in a cloud and pudding in a cloud, we here at Van Full of Candy have decided to officially change our name to iVan Full of Candy. Yes, you heard me correctly, we are now in the goddamn holy freakin’ cloud and we love it up here. You can totally see everything from our new heavenly seat, and when we spit, it takes FOREVER to hit the ground.

So here’s what iVan Full of Candy is introducing to our dearest van riders, and then to the world … we call it … iCandy. Instead of carrying your bag fulls of candy around with you everywhere, for $10.99/year you can keep all of your candy in our van-cloud. That’s right, no more worrying about losing candy, or transferring candy from bag to a larger bag, or even the worry of keeping your candy updated and fresh. Your candy at home will be the same as your candy at work which will be the same as your candy in the car, all done wirelessly. With our very affordable yearly subscription to iCandy, all you do is upload all you candy to our cloud, and if it’s stolen candy or not, we will give you totally awesome, fresh, candy no questions asked! How awesome is that? Even if your candy is melted or even half eaten, once it’s in our cloud, it’s like brand new for your enjoyment as long as you continue to pay the subscription. iCandy does it all for you and … it just works!! We’re also giving you 2LB of storage for free. However, once you decide to end your subscription, all the awesome candy goes away, and your stuck with your dirty ass candy from Mexico.

Am I at work or at home? It's awesome candy EVERYWHERE !!!

So get your asses on the cloud with us, and let’s get this vancandypartycloudravediscothing going!! We accept PayPal.