Category: Rat Babies

What’s Next for Blank Toys?

Now that I got both the “Yoda/Slimer” prototype done (I’m still not confident enough to cast it yet) and the “Rat Babies Shadow Figures” done, I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to work on next… and I’ve got a looong list of ideas floating around in my head, with more coming in everyday! One thing […]

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Speak Hard Answers rough draft Preview

I’m working over the next couple months on the Rat Babies short film (aka music video) for the last EP we put out called “Speak Hard Answers“. We debuted the rough draft last night at the Go Bar show in Athens, but if you missed it I uploaded it to my youtube channel. It’s the […]

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Rat Babies: “Speak Hard Answers” preview night at Go Bar!

I’ve been working all day and night to get a rough draft version of the Rat Babies “Speak Hard Answers” music video ready to project during the Rat Babies show tomorrow night at Go Bar (Athens GA)!! As long as this computer doesn’t crash on me… It should come out nice! I filmed the whole […]

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Mr Blank the Monster Maker?!? (part two)

In the last post I was working on the Yoda/Slimer figure, but since I haven’t started molding it yet we’ll have to get back to that later… Until then, I went ahead and started working on my next idea: a figure for my band Rat Babies! A few months back I managed to get a few […]

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Mr Blank the Monster Maker?!? (part one)

I will be debuting my first “bootleg art toy figure” very soon, it’s actually all still in the works but I was excited to tell everyone about what I’ve been working on since Oct… First off what is this “bootleg toy” thing all about? Well, I’ve definitely used things like: pieces of barbie dolls, electronic […]

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The Struggle is real… Is it all Hopeless?

While up into the wee hours of the morning doing some research on current digital “distribution channels” for my art and music…. I found a five year old article on Pitchfork (read here) that explains the struggle of a DIY music career, perfectly! And.. This is what keeps me up late at night…. Is it all hopeless?  […]

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Find me at the Athfest Artist Market this weekend!

This upcoming weekend is the official unveiling of the “Post Apocalyptic Mystic” collection of unique and intriguing wearable art jewelry. You will find us in the Athfest Artist Market (booth #16) during the three day city-wide Athfest Music & Arts Festival. Inspired by a mystical and innately magical post-apocalyptic muse that’s part post-modern hobo, part […]

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Rat Babies tour goes INTERNATIONAL!!!

The Rat Babies are hitting the road, continuing a non-stop work streak that has kept them very busy over the last few months… Last November they went on a month long tour that took them through the southeast with the Shadow People Sideshow out of Atlanta. Then in January they teamed up with a old […]

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