Posted in music on March 30, 2007

First I start getting all these emails from people asking me if I knew Neutral Milk Hotel was reuniting for a Tiny Mix Tapes festival. Tiny Mix Tapes posted the "news" on their site. So I post it asking "Really?". Within minutes multiple people confirmed that the festival is a March 30th April Fools Joke. What idiots (Tiny Mix Tapes).

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Comments (30)

100% APRIL FOOLS JOKE !!! thats all anyone needs to know !

Posted by someone who knows | March 30, 2007 1:20 PM

How is it dumb? haha, remove stick from ass, it might make life a little better.

Posted by GiantPanda | March 30, 2007 1:23 PM

It's funny.

TMT makes the world a better place.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 1:46 PM

Really? I always thought everything Tiny Mix Tapes said was 100% true.

If I can't trust Tiny Mix Tapes, WHO CAN I TRUST?!?!!?

Posted by C | March 30, 2007 1:54 PM

It's not a better place for people that have the time consuming task
of dealing with the fall out with fake news items like this...
Theres actually more to it than innocent humor...but why would TMT or the average kid care about that ?

Posted by me | March 30, 2007 1:57 PM

This is like saying "Dude, God is in the park eating lunch." If you have been waiting for ages to see God in the park eating lunch, you're going to be pissed that it's just a joke. Sorry, horrible analogy.

Posted by Benjamin | March 30, 2007 1:59 PM

eh all in good fun.

don't bash TMT. they have waaaay better taste & coverage than 90% of most blogs/websites, including this one (sorry).

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:01 PM

God is in Washington Square Park eating Sonic Youth and selling dime bags.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:08 PM

TMT rules all.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:20 PM

What I don't understand is how anybody could possibly think it was true. Obviously the people who were talking about it had read it on Tiny Mix Tapes. And you'd think any semi-regular TMT reader would be smart enough to realize that, duh, it's TMT and then chuckle for a second or two before getting back to reading humorless, yet factual, things elsewhere.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:23 PM

One day NMH really will reunite & no one will believe it thanks to these dickholes...

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:32 PM

hahaha i love tiny mix tapes.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:36 PM

youre seriously angry enough to call them dickholes?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:45 PM

Hey GiantPanda, it's dumb because today isn't April 1st. Assmunch.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:47 PM

and more importantly, where can i get tickets for god eating lunch in the park?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:47 PM

they just officially revealed the joke. my stomach hurts from laughing

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 2:53 PM

As the guy who flagged the news I must say I'm a smidge dissapointed but ya know toche Tiny Mix Tapes. Basically it was rediculous to think that that website could actually book a line up of any note for some sort of a festival.

Eh, it excited us all for about a half hour so ya knwo that's worth something...

Posted by Tim Duffy | March 30, 2007 3:14 PM

"UPDATE: Sorry everyone, but it looks like Tiny Mix Fest 2007 is not happening anymore. Weirdest thing: all the artists simultaneously dropped out because they realized TMT is full of irresponsible journalists! Okay, enough with the jokes. Truth is, as many of you already know, the fake fest was actually an early April Fool’s joke. Thanks everyone for your gracious humor (including the artists who were in on the joke with us), and we sincerely apologize to any inconvenience this might’ve caused, especially to those of you who had to answer e-mails on our behalf. Although we wish we could blame the holiday, we take full responsibility for our actions. Anyway, thanks for reading, and we’ll be back Monday with more irresponsible journalism.

Oh, and here’s that — ahem — "exclusive" NMH track."

Posted by Tiny Mix Tapes | March 30, 2007 3:14 PM

fantastic! even NMH was in on it...
good one

http://www.geocities.com/neutralmilkhot/newsintro.html

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 3:51 PM

Nice try...
but thats a fake site...that someone hosted through their geocitis account and added that info...

this is their real site

http://neutralmilkhotel.net/newsintro.html

Posted by rt | March 30, 2007 4:44 PM

Nice try...
but thats a fake site...that someone hosted through their geocitis account and added that info...

this is their real site

http://neutralmilkhotel.net/newsintro.html

Posted by rt | March 30, 2007 4:45 PM

glad tmt has a sense of humor

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 5:13 PM

I agree. What idiots.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 6:14 PM

i hadn't checked our board in a while and it even had ME for a second 'cause i didn't know about the joke. ha!

Posted by heidi vanderslce | March 30, 2007 6:40 PM

Neutral Milk Hotel is over, I wish people would get on with their lives. Great bands shouldn't rise from the dead. You know in Zombie movies when there is always that character who thinks that the Zombie is still their loved one, and then they end up getting eaten by the mindless monster? Think about it...

A Hawk and A Hacksaw forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Paul | March 30, 2007 9:36 PM

nice way to drive traffic to your site:) who can hate the AMTG!

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2007 9:44 PM

awwwwwwww you guys have gotta have a sense of humor about such things.

we (tmt) ALWAYS have a april fools day joke that ALWAYS fools people. we'd like to think people would learn.

i think my personal favorite was the year we announced sam beam would be featured on THE OC. lots of hate mail to a certain SubPop lady who at first was pissed but later thought it was hilarious. :)

Posted by Leah | March 31, 2007 6:23 PM

Fuckin' hardy har har

Posted by Anonymous | March 31, 2007 8:42 PM

damn.

Posted by Anonymous | March 31, 2007 8:50 PM

hey brooklyn retard-

the tmT staff sings: "We didn't mean to hurt you/We're sorry that we made you cry/...Wait a minute, no we're not/ You're a pretentious guy/ Go masturbate and cry" btw- your rolling stone-approved, gawker-for-indie-dorks blog sucks the big one.

our boners- suck 'em

Posted by Anonymous | April 4, 2007 3:07 PM

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