Here are some frequently asked questions that will hopefully answer your concerns….
1. WHERE THE FUCK IS MY MERCH DUDE!?!?!?
A: Merch typically get’s shipped from the Official Man Overboard/Lost Tape webstore in 1-5 business days. So please do not email us 3 days after you order asking where it is. Really, we’re humans… working on punk rock time… but we are really working hard to get you your stuff quick because we appreciate you supporting us. So with that being said, email us at orders[at]losttapecollective.com if you have a LEGIT concern.
ALSO: If you didn’t order from our personal store, if you got ordered from another site – then please hit them up directly. thanks!
2. WHEN ARE YOU COMING TO MY CITY/COUNTRY???
A: Listen, sometimes we do know what cities we are coming to, but sometimes we aren’t allowed to say yet because a tour isn’t announce yet for one reason or another. If the tour dates are announced they will be on the TOUR page of our site.
3. CAN MY BAND OPEN FOR YOU GUYS IN ::INSERT CITY HERE::??
A: Sadly, we do not get to pick the local openers. Best idea is to go to the venue website and find a contact for the promoter of the show and ask if you can open up the gig!
4. DO YOU GUYS LIKE PIZZA/CAKE/COOKIES/SNACKS and CAN I BRING THEM FOR YOU??
A: Yes!!! Absolutely!!! but sometimes the venue staff won’t let you bring them inside. So! If you are going to do this, plan ahead and drop us at email a few days before at manoverboardnj[at]gmail.com and we can figure it out.
5. WILL YOU PLAY MY SWEET 16 or BIRTHDAY PARTY??
A: We’ve never done this and typically can’t because when we are not on tour we are usually with our girlfriends, fiancés, families, cats, etc and not around to gig together… but you can always try emailing our booking agent.
6. HEY! I WANT TO BUY A SHIRT/HOODIE/CREW BUT I DONT KNOW WHAT SIZE TO GET! WHAT SHOULD I DO?
A: Best idea is to go to your closet, pick out your favorite shirt, hoodie or crew… put it on and feel great… then take it off and look at the size on that tag and order accordingly… OR wait until we come to your town and try something on at the show!
7. WILL YOU LISTEN TO MY BANDS DEMO??
A: We run our own label, Lost Tape Collective so we would love to hear your band. Drop us a link to some tracks (band camp or something similar) at manoverboardnj[at]gmail.com
8. HEY! I HEARD NIK HAS A RECORDING STUDIO! FUCK MAN THAT RULES! I WANT TO RECORD WITH HIM! HOW CAN I DO SO???
A: Niks studio is called Small Hill Studios, they have a Facebook page but you can also email him at smallhillstudio[at]gmail.com
9. ALRIGHT, I JUST READ ALL OF THESE AND YOU GUYS DIDNT ANSWER MY QUESTION… WHAT NOW??
A: Well sorry about that… you can do one of two things. If you’re a tumblr user, just ask us in our ask box… if not shoot us an email at manoverboardnj[at]gmail.com
12. ARE YOU GUYS NAMED AFTER THE BLIN-182 SONG??
A: Do bears shit in the woods?