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Due to high demand, The Cryptic Corp has convinced PledgeMusic to extend the deadline for the I AM A RESIDENT! campaign, but by one additional day only. The campaign ABSOLUTELY ends at midnight Dec 1, West Coast time. If you've put off pledging, there's still time, but THE CLOCK IS TICKING!

Interested in one final item to sweeten the deal? Well how about a GENUINE AUTHENTIC RESIDENTS COSTUME? Yes, whether it's for your wedding or your loudmouth uncle's funeral, you can look EXACTLY LIKE THE RESIDENTS in their current In Between Dreams tour! Costume includes coat, pants, tie, hat and mask - only $600. (includes Access Pass & song submission) Only ten available!


513 Residents! That's how many of you have joined via the I AM A RESIDENT! PledgeMusic campaign as of this writing. And one of you has pledged to ride on the bus! Only four seats left - will one of them be yours?

The deadline to join (and optionally pick up some cool stuff, like vinyl pressings of the upcoming albums, a faboo clothing bundle, and a mondo cool wooden box set) is Thursday. So this is it, your two minute warning, except "minute" in this case means "day." I guess it's really a two day warning, but that doesn't flow off the tongue quite so well.

Song submissions are still coming in, and will continue to do so until December 16th, after which we'll figure out how to pick the best. Right now there are 91 entries, so it's going to be tough to find the few, the proud... The Residents. But we'll find a way.

Final PledgeMusic Offer! Three Days Left!


Yes, you can go tour with The Residents! This very special reward will allow five New Residents to join the Faceless Four's American tour in April, 2018. You will participate in two consecutive performances and ride the bus between shows. In addition to the $2500 fee, New Residents will be required to pay their own airfare to and from beginning and ending dates plus hotel rooms if necessary. (Includes Access Pass & song submission; appropriate dates will be determined by the The Cryptic Corp; participants required to sign contract agreeing not to reveal identities of The Residents under penalty of death.)

Only three more days left to declare I AM A RESIDENT!

New Item in PledgeMusic Store! Only 9 Days Left!

FLASH! Be like Randy (remember him?) in your all over print Santa Dog T-Shirt! Just in time for Your-Money-Goes-Down-A-Black-Hole Friday! Delivery guaranteed by Xmas - only available from PledgeMusic:

Only nine more days left to order! Buy or Die!

10 Days Remain in PledgeMusic Campaign

The I AM A RESIDENT! campaign closes in ten days. If you are in the United States, over Thanksgiving you can reflect upon all of the good things in your life... and then head over to PledgeMusic to get some more good things and/or become a part of this wild and wonderful thing we call The Residents.

In other countdown news, The Residents have just five more performances left in the current In Between Dreams tour. Here's a picture of them just before taking the stage last night in Belgrade (photo credit: Hein Fokker). See the remaining dates (and upcoming North American dates) here.

Newz to Uze

The PledgeMusic campaign for I AM A RESIDENT! closes in 14 days. Get in there while the gettin's good. Or wander in there while the wanderin's weird. However you like.

In Between Dreams continues to roll across Europe, and tickets go on sale today for the North American leg of the tour, which kicks off in Los Angeles in April. We hope to see you at one or more of the shows.

Here's a photo of Tyrone performing with The Residents in Europe. (Photo credit: Creeping Mac Kroki)

Word on US Shows [UPDATE]

If you've been poking around on ticket seller sites, you may have noticed some Residents dates in North America in April of 2018. Well, they are true. We've collected venue and ticket info on our tour dates page:

Tickets go on sale on Friday at 10am (that's local to the venue), so your plan of action is clear: buy tickets Friday, plan your days off from work, and save your pennies for the merch table because THE RESIDENTS ARE COMING TO TOWN!

Another Tour Photo

(Photo: Creeping Mac Kroki)

The Residents just before taking the stage at Het Depot in Leuven, Belgium. Only ten more performances in the European tour. See the remaining dates here:

And only 17 days left to pre-order from the I AM A RESIDENT! store on PledgeMusic. Check it out here:

18 Days Left to declare yourself a Resident!

The I AM A RESIDENT! pre-order campaign closes at the end of the month, so if you were planning on dedicating a paycheck to it, your next one is probably it. For more info go to:

And for those who are submitting songs to the gallery, the deadline is December 16th, so you have just over a month to crank out something in the studio.

The Clown's Cowboy

A circus clown shares his dream of being a cowboy and protecting a herd of cattle from wolves. (As seen in the The Residents' In Between Dreams performance now touring Europe - see tour dates here.) Check out The Residents' PledgeMusic page at:

pREServed: The Archival Reissue Series

Deep in a San Francisco basement, lost in time and space and long-forgotten by their masters, lay over a hundred tattered boxes containing master tapes, demos, curios and acres of unreleased material dating back to the early 1970s.

Beginning at the beginning - with Meet The Residents and The Third Reich N Roll to be released in January 2018 - and working chronologically through the mire, daisy-fresh sets of newly remastered albums and singles, live recordings, alternate versions and as much long-lost and unreleased material as The Residents' can bear to part with will be available for your purchasing pleasure.

As ever with The Residents, users are advised to expect the unexpected and put their faith in the unknowable.

Begin your journey here:
Meet The Residents:
Third Reich 'N' Roll:

Photo From the Road

Here's a picture of THEM frolicking in the dressing room just before the Frankfurt show. The fun never ends! Don't forget to check out The Residents PledgeMusic page:

Are The Residents coming near you soon? Check the tour page here:

I Murdered Mommy now available from Klanggalerie

Klanggalerie's reissue of I Murdered Mommy saw official release last week. If you have already ordered, it will be on its way to you shortly. If you haven't ordered yet, you can do so here:

However, the Klanggalerie office is closing for a couple of weeks, so if you place an order now it won't be shipped until they reopen on the 20th. If you're waiting anyway, perhaps you'd be interested in browsing some other releases, some already available and some coming soon: Bobuck - Egg Booty, Title in Limbo Special Edition, Frith/Fox - A Day Hanging Dead Between Heaven And Earth.

Santa Dog '17 items available for pre-order

Psychofon Records begins pre-sale today for their Santa Dog '17 line. This includes (so far) various editions of the vinyl, a t-shirt, and a faboo metal pin. Keep your eyes glues to their site for more goodies to come.

Order Vinyl

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John's Ballerina Reverie

COMING SOON TO A DIVE NEAR YOU! John Wayne shares his dream of a ballerina in this short video from The Residents' current In Between Dreams show now touring Europe. Check out The Residents' PledgeMusic page at: