I mean, this is really happening. I know you might have thought to yourself, "There's no way Turbo Fruits are actually
going to take control of a cruise ship and force a party down my open indie-rock gullet," but if so, you totally thought wrong. The deadline to purchase your tickets for the Bruise Cruise Festival — a four-day orgy of rock 'n' roll madness spanning from Miami to Nassua, Bahamas, and featuring the Fruits, Surfer Blood, Thee Oh Sees, The Strange Boys, Black Lips and more — is tomorrow, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m. Pacific. Purchase those tickets right here
. As of yesterday, cabins were already at 85 percent capacity, so there might not even be vacancy all the way through that deadline.
If you're still on the fence, read Steve's story about how it all came together, or revisit the greatest pitch video I've seen all year. There's a kick-off party for the cruise at Grand Central in Miami on Feb. 24 — hence that insane flyer over there — and media reps from Huffington Post to Village Voice will be in attendance. If it wasn't such a busy day, I'd take the time to Photoshop an image of Arianna Huffington making out with Turbo Fruits' Jonas Stein at the bow of a cruise ship. Then again, if all goes according to plan, Photoshop might not be required to obtain such an image. Come on, Jonas. Make it happen. I believe in you.