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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Music Nerd
About Me:
My name is Rowan Galagher. I'm a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist. People have said I write medieval psychedelic showtunes. My music is most commonly compared to Radiohead, Syd Barrett, David Bowie and Grizzly Bear. Other comparisons have been made to Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Frank Zappa, Ulver, Nick Drake, Danny Elfman, David Sylvian and Midlake.

'The Mad Pride' is a reference to the mass movement known as 'Mad Pride'. "Mad Pride activists seek to re-educate the general public on such subjects as the causes of mental disorders, the experiences of those using the mental health system, and the global suicide pandemic."

30 of my songs are free to download from facebook or reverbnation.
http://www.facebook.com/TheMadPride
http://www.reverbnation.com/themadpride
http://twitter.com/TheMadPride
http://soundcloud.com/the-mad-pride
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Music: Radiohead, Leonard Cohen, Sia, Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple, Animal Collective, Ani DiFranco, Pink Floyd, Conor Oberst, Chad Vangaalen, Bjork, Imogen Heap, Jacques Brel, Sigur Ros, Jethro Tull, Shearwater, Rufus Wainwright, Elliott Smith, The Beta Band, Folk Implosion, The Dears, Emily Haines, Vicious Hairy Mary, Mr Bungle, Damien Rice.

Books: Let the right one in (John Ajvide Lindqvist), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy (Stieg Larsson), Manhood (Steve Bidulph), Lord of the Rings (Tolkien), No Logo (Naomi Klein), Amusing Ourselves To Death (Neil Postman).

Movies: The Professional, Good Will Hunting, Autumn Rush, The Usual Suspects, Shaun of the Dead, American Beauty, Office Space, anything by Kevin Smith, lots of Pixar & Disney movies.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
A price
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
Hieronymus Bosch
Website:
http://www.facebook.com/TheMadPride
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
March
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
Dost Folly Thus Be Ample

34 free mp3 downloads on Reverbnation and Facebook!

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james and The Mad Pride are now friends
Mar 17
The Mad Pride posted a status
"Nightmare soundtrack music that owes a little to pre-T Rex Marc Bolan folk psyche & a lot to Tim Burton soundtracks. http://ning.it/zpK1Fx"
Mar 4, 2012
The Mad Pride posted a status
"A recent music review: "The pathos superbly combines the bathos of mental disturbance" - Is it that obvious? http://ning.it/wSGAnJ"
Feb 16, 2012
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Dec 10, 2011
The Mad Pride updated their profile
Dec 10, 2011
The Mad Pride posted a status
"I'm giving away a free CD to whoever posts the most accurate or imaginative genre for my music on Facebook http://ning.it/rn4Cod"
Oct 15, 2011
The Mad Pride posted a status
"9 of my songs are now in rotation on Russian Gothic Radio. Thanks DJ Dark Reality! :)"
Oct 7, 2011
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"A big thanks to Nick from the Children Of The Atom blog who classified The Mad Pride as "Good music for mushrooms" http://ning.it/prAmk6"
Sep 27, 2011
The Mad Pride posted a status
"A huge thanks to Carpeaux for writing such a great review! http://inb4track.wordpress.com/2011/09/10/the-mad-pride-scary-poppins/"
Sep 12, 2011
The Mad Pride posted a status
"I'm currently #1 on the national indie chart (for Australia) and #3 on the global indie chart on Reverbnation."
Aug 10, 2011
The Mad Pride replied to Emily's discussion Help a fellow musician out! in the group Musical Nerdfighters
"Hi Emily, I guess you might say I'm a semi professional musician. I've made 3 albums in the last few years and they're all available for free download. You can find them at http://www.facebook.com/TheMadPride - I'm happy to help…"
Jun 5, 2011
Mariela Rodriguez left a comment for The Mad Pride
"Cool music.Keep up the good work."
May 21, 2011
The Mad Pride gave a gift to Katieismadeofawesome
May 15, 2011
Caitlin McCarthy left a comment for The Mad Pride
"Albeit Virtually =] I love music <3 You have quite a good taste as well! And I will never forget to be awesome, hence the name (:"
Apr 27, 2011

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At 11:22am on May 21, 2011, Mariela Rodriguez said…
Cool music.Keep up the good work.
At 2:46pm on April 27, 2011, Caitlin McCarthy said…

Albeit Virtually =]

I love music <3 You have quite a good taste as well!

And I will never forget to be awesome, hence the name (:

At 1:35am on April 24, 2011, Psychonautslog said…
Love Light Life
At 9:43am on April 23, 2011, Georgina Harmon said…
Hi, thanks for friending me! I'm interested to hear about the Mad Pride movement. Have you ever read Agnes's Jacket? It's a similar subject, I think you would find it interesting.
At 4:03pm on April 22, 2011, Caitlin McCarthy said…
Hello there fellow Nerdfighter! =]
At 9:52am on March 13, 2011, Michaela K. said…
Thanks for friend requesting me ^_^ The band's awesome. Ah, how true. Few words usually bring about their definition when used.
At 5:55am on March 13, 2011, Brenda Gimenez said…
Hey! Nice to meet u! (:
 
 
 

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