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Mono In Vcf 2004-2009
2004
Tacoma, Washington, USA
[MAY 3–2005]
HUNTER LEA​​​​​​​
AUGUST 11, 2004_DEBUT SHOW AT THE HIDEAWAY iN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
LUCKMAN @ THE HQ STUDIO
[UNKNOWN]
FARFISA​​​​​​​
SINGER CHARLES PERALES WITH DRUMMER JASON FALK
​​​​​​​ALLDRIDGE
HUNTER LEA @ HELL"S KITCHEN
ALLDRIDGE
LEA
ALLDRIDGE
MIKE KRUSHKA
ALLDRIDGE
SARAH LUCKMAN
LEA IN TACOMA  "... DOWN THE HATCH"​​​​​​​
NOVEMBER 19, 2004_FENDERS TACOMA
ALLDRIDGE
DECEMBER 5, 2004_THE MEOW MEOW WITH IDIOT PILOT, PORTLAND, OR
HUNTER & JORDAN PERFORMING WITH WALLPAPER MEMBERS ON A SELECT FEW LENNON NUMBERS
LEA & PERALES HANGING BACKSTAGE WITH JASON PIERCE (SPIRITUALIZED, SPACEMEN 3) 
APRIL 5, 2002_ROSELAND THEATER IN PORTLAND
​​​​​​​(unknown]
DECEMBER 11, 2004_STUDIO SEVEN SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
FEBRUARY 5, 2005_HELL'S KITCHEN TACOMA
L to R: MIKE KRUSHKA, JORDAN LUCKMAN, CHARLES PERALES
ALLDRIDGE
FEBRUARY 25 2005_HELL'S KITCHEN TACOMA
THE DEGREES' LIVE 'D'
FERNANDEZ
MARCH 26, 2005_KEXP-FM 90.3 SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
APRIL 17, 2005_THE VERA PROJECT SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
PHOTOGRAPH: ALLDRIDGE+DESIGN: LEA/LUCKMAN/PERALES
​​​​​​​ALLDRIDGE-KURTIAK
MAY 14, 2005_WIRE @ THE BALTIC ROOM SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
PERALES
ALLDRIDGE
LEA
ALLDRIDGE
​​​​​​​SNAKE LAKE TACOMA
ALLDRIDGE
JUNE 13, 2005_RENDEZVOUS SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
JUNE 22, 2005_WIRE @ THE BALTIC ROOM SEATTLE
[UNKNOWN]
VENICE BEACH
 JULY 2, 2005_HOLLYWOOD HOUSE PARTY @ ALLISON ANDERS'
HANGING WITH GEORGE @ ALLISON'S
[UNKNOWN]
JULY 31, 2005_THE COMET TAVERN SEATTLE
[UNKNOWN]
SEPTEMBER 3, 2005_LIVE ON KEXP-FM 90.3 SEATTLE
ALLDRIDGE
ALLDRIDGE
SPRING 2006 / PRODUCERS MARTIN FEVEYEAR & HUNTER LEA @ work @ JUPITER STUDIOS SEATTLE
LUCKMAN
ALLDRIDGE-LUCKMAN
SNAKE LAKE TACOMA HQ
@ HOME
[UNKNOWN]
GEORGE REED-HARMON, GUITAR
ALLDRIDGE
APRIL 5, 2007_KEXP-FM PRESENTS AUDIOASIS @ THE HIGH DIVE
CANCER RISING & MONO IN VCF livE ON JORDAN'S HIDDEN INSTRUMENTAL @ THE CENTER OF SELF-TITLED 'MONO IN VCF'
ALLDRIDGE
CANCER RISING
"EVRYDAY BIDNESS"
KEYBOARDIST DYLAN TAGGART
ALLDRIDGE
APRIL 30, 2007_THE SHOWBOX MARKET SEATTLE, OPENING FOR JARVIS COCKER
ALLDRIDGE
WITH JARVIS
HATFIELD
TAGGART
FALK
KIMBERLY MILLER
LUCKMAN
[JUNE 17–2008]
While Mono In Vcf claim Tacoma, Washington as their headquarters, one listen to their self-titled full length conjures images of the band roaming the Parisian streets on a dark and rainy night, smoking cigarettes under the glow of the Eiffel Tower. Mono In Vcf have proved that even the French haven’t forgotten their Pacific Northwest heritage by getting on rotation on Canal B (Rennes, France) and regular spins on the Ferarock morning show. Seattle's KEXP had the group peaking at number six on its 2008 variety charts, while BBC1’s Rob Da Bank also spun Mono In Vcf that year in England. Jarvis Cocker even selected the band to open for him at his most recent Seattle appearance.

Original singer and founding member Charles Perales chose the band name as a collision of sounds and eras. The name was just as much a statement of influences: “Mono” paid homage to Phil Spector’s “Wall of Sound” production, which guitarist and fellow main songwriter Hunter Lea favored a modern representation of on HIS recordings. "In Vcf" completed the idea of broadcasting sounds through a Moog synthesizer – something Lea does regularly.

The group released The Voltage Control EP on May 3, 2005. “Modern Nocturne” and “Ultra Love” became immediate favorites on KEXP-FM in the summer. During 2006 sessions for a debut album ON RED INK (Sony/Columbia), the group disbanded. The 2006 Columbia sessions were never released.

Lea and bassist Jordan Luckman, both founding members along with Perales, continued Mono In Vcf in 2007, joined by vocalist Kimberly Miller. The group released an acclaimed self-titled debut on June 17, 2008. Co-produced by Lea and a Seattle Englishman named Martin Feveyear (R.E.M., Screaming Trees, THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA), the album combines the droning psychedelia of the Velvet Underground and Nico, with Phil Spector’s booming “Wall Of Sound.” 

MONO IN VCF HAS INCLUDED THE MUSICIANS:
Scott Clarke, Jason Falk, Martin Feveyear, Tyson Griffin, Chad Imes, Terry Jacks, Rick King, Alan Kropf, Mike Krushka, Hunter Lea, Jordan Luckman, Kimberly Miller, Charles Perales, George Reed-Harmon & Dylan Taggart
VANESSA RUDLOFF

Album available digitally from monoinvcf.bandcamp.com
 
& 

ALLDRIDGE
2008 debut album
MONO IN VCF
Rock–Folk–Pop

"Album of the year"
–Jeremy Edwards, The Record Reaper

"Fearlessly futuristic"
–Bag of Songs

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PHIL PHAM
JUNE 21, 2008_NEUMOS SEATTLE
HUNTER LEA & GUITARIST GEORGE REED-HARMON
33RPM
DAVID GALLO
L TO R: JORDAN LUCKMAN, SCOTT CLARKE, GEORGE REED-HARMON, HUNTER LEA
TAYLORTSIDES
MARK PICKEREL (SCREAMING TREES, TRULY), GUEST VOCALIST SINGING  LEE HAZLEWOOD
​​​​​​​[UNKNOWN]
AUGUST 30, 2008_BUMBERSHOOT FESTIVAL
HILARY HARRIS
OCTOBER 14, 2008_NEUMOS CRYSTAL BALLROOM SEATTLE 
La Pelirroja
"SPIDER ROTATION" ON PSYCHEDELICA THREE COMPILIATION
"CINCH RING" PLACEMENT ON MTV"S VALEMONT SERIES
HUNTER LEA & RICK KING
(UNKNOWN)
MAY 2, 2008_NEUMOS SEATTLE
THE FINAL SHOW
(UNKNOWN)
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