Finding Fans – Making Friends

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It was December 15th, 2018.

Its 7.30pm and Mojo Alice has just finished our 20 minute set in the finals for the Nationwide Battle of The Bands comp. We had traveled over 900kms and poured everything we had into this competition. Beating out 80 other bands, we had made it to the top 15 by convincing our fans to “vote for us” and get us to the finals. Then – just like that – it was all over…we didn’t win…..and how did we feel? RELIEVED!!

Mojo Alice will never take part in a competition again. Not because we didn’t win, not because we didn’t have a good time working together, but because we never want to be put in a situation where “expert judges” determine if you are good enough or not.

But there was plenty of positives that came out of competing. We wrote some fantastic kick ass songs – and people loved them! The word spread that we put on one hell of a live show and our fan base grew.

But the most amazing thing that happened trumps all of these…. and it involves YOU!!

I had just finished loading my gear into the venue when I realized I had forgotten something from my hotel room (which was a 2-minute walk away).

Bryce & Jem with our new friend Zane

As I exited and crossed the street something caught my eye…

It was one of our “Mojo Alice” printed T-shirts, but I didn’t recognize who was wearing it. I went straight over and introduced myself and quickly realized it was our newest fan “Zane”, who had found us on Facebook and had won a competition we had run to win a free t-shirt.

After 9 hours of traveling and seeing a complete stranger in a Mojo Alice T-shirt was an amazing feeling and one that none of us will ever forget.

There was plenty of bands from Zane’s home town that he could have been there to support, but he was there for us!

And from that point on we all knew one thing – we want to be a band for the fans. Because at the end of the day that is what we are – fans, first and foremost, we are fans of music. That is why we do what we do and that will never change!

And that is also why you taking the time to read this blog is so fricken cool! And it means so much to each of us.

Mojo Alice left to right Jem, Matty Ray, Morpheus & Bro-D

Gone are the days where you get to meet your favorite band at an in-store signing for a cd release. The only way you get to meet your heroes is by purchasing an expensive VIP ticket. And even then, you only get 30 seconds to take a photo with them.

This is where us being a “fans come first” band sets us apart from other bands.

We are creating something very special here, and by we, we mean you and us – The fan and Mojo Alice are taking this special journey together and we can’t do it without you. One does not work without the other and we will never forget it!

We are very happy to have you here, so welcome to our “Mojo Mofo” family.

Please comment below and tell us where you’re from.

We would love to hear from every single one of you!

P.s

Please do us a massive favor and add us to your favorite social media platforms. It really helps us out 🙂

➡️ Facebook www.facebook.com/mojoalice

➡️ Instagram www.instragram.com/mojo_alice

➡️ Youtube https://bit.ly/39sL6KE

Talk soon

Bro-D, Morpheus, Matty Ray & Jem

185 Comments

  • Bernd says:

    Hi Mojo Alice thanks for the nice music,hope to can see you on tour in Europe soon! cheers bernd

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi Bernd!

      You are welcome! And thanks for your support! We would love to tour Europe
      so keep an eye out!

      Cheers
      Bro-D

    • Lee Jay says:

      Hi chaps my name is Lee Jay and I present a radio show which is aired on 3 fm stations here in Spain and 2 in the UK. I would like to play a couple Mojo Alice tracks on my show. Whilst none of the stations are Rock stations I dont think your music is in accessible to any audience. So let’s see if we can get you on a few radio stations across Europe

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hi Lee Jay,
        Wow that would be amazing!! We would really appreciate your support,
        Is there anything else you need from us? Please email us at mofos@mojoaliceband.com
        if you need anything

        thanks

  • Joaquim Monteiro (Jo Mo) says:

    Where to start? Such a nice surprise! Depending how you focus on your songs, I find “bits and pieces” ranging from Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, The Cult, Joan Jett, to AC/DC, Airbourne… hell! Your sound remind me lots of songs and bands, and that is great! And despite the performance there’s something else, that’s been becoming rare these days: Heart, Soul and Joy of making music. It’s there and you can actually feel it. Safe to say, you are now “In my head”! About myself: 49 going 50 in June (not suffering from Corona Virus or mid-age crisis!), from Portugal (Europe), loving all sorts of Metal (and other stuff) since 1983! Best of Luck and Success for you all!

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hey Joaquim!

      Thanks for those kind words! It means alot to be mentioned alongside
      those bands who we are massive fans of!

      Hope your staying safe
      We appreciate your support
      Mojo Alice

  • Jaume Solana says:

    Thanks Mojo Alice, you can see the power of your sound, It has transported me to a recent and past youth!

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hey Jaume,

      Thanks so much for your comment! We are happy we could
      take you back for a little “blast from the past” haha

      Stay safe
      Bro-D

      • Martin Molloy says:

        Awesome read mojo Alice and thanks for taking the time to acknowledge your fans
        Totally enjoyed the free download \m/ \m/
        Regards
        Your Irish fan
        Martin

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hi Martin!

        So glad you enjoyed the song and thanks so much for your support!

        Hope your staying safe in Ireland \m/
        Bro -D

  • pascal says:

    Hi!
    Amazing and powerfull album. All the tracks are greats!
    Tanks a lot. Keep on rockin’.
    Is there an HD version ? (WAV or other without compression for the better sound).
    From France.
    Pascal.

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi Pascal,

      Thanks so much – glad you liked our album and thanks so much for your support
      we appreciate it. Unfortunately at this stage, we cant send out the wav files sorry.

      We hope you are staying safe.
      Mojo Alice

      • Luís Velasco says:

        Super track, super band.
        Will buy the album immediately.

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Luis!

        Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed it and we really appreciate your support!

        Stay safe
        Mojo Alice

  • Mauro Marchi says:

    Hey guys, I already borghi your album!
    👋👋😊

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hey Mauro!

      Dude – thank you so so much, your support means the world to us.
      We hope you enjoy it, and please let us know what you think!

      Stay safe
      Mojo Alice

    • TOUDIC Florence says:

      Hi je suis française et j’ai découvert votre musique sur Facebook. J’aime beaucoup et je vais partager avec mes amis français. Bonne continuation. À bientôt.

  • Jose says:

    I ear this song and it is very good, very good voice, strong voice

  • Brendan Fitzgerald says:

    From an Irishman in Germany, great song, keep on rockin’!

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hey Brendan!

      Thank you so much for your support!

      We love Ireland – and Guinness! haha

      Stay safe

      Mojo Alice

  • Luis says:

    Hey I really enjoy your song!! When everything passes, where can I get your album in Spain??

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hey Luis!

      Thanks so much! Glad you enjoyed it. You can find a link to our album for download in the email
      we sent you.

      Thanks again
      Bro-D

  • Paul says:

    A great Kick Ass rock track!
    Takes me back to another place in time!
    Paul,
    Dingle, Ireland.

  • Chris Jackson says:

    What a great song it’s hard to find good music like this, vocalists are a big thing for me to really enjoy bands, so many times they let down the music but you guys don’t have that problem. Thumbs up from a big Aussie fan.

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hey Chris!
      Thank you so much for your support!
      It means a lot to us reading these positive comments

      Thanks again
      Bro-D

      • Luis Ferreira says:

        Thanks for,keeping making good music.
        Luís from Portugal

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hi Luis!
        Thanks for your message. We will surely do our best to continue
        to make good music!

        Thanks again,
        Bro-D

  • Renata says:

    Downloaded liquid sin and loved it I’m from Palmerston North

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi Renata,
      Thank you so much, Glad you enjoyed it.
      Keep an eye out for when we are up in Palmy!!

      Cheers
      Bro-d

    • Ruth says:

      Just listened to the demo you sent me via e Mail…wow wow wow you have an amazing voice. .keep it up I will be listening… cheshire England

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hey Ruth!!
        Thank you so much! I will pass this message onto Jem!

        Thanks again for your support!
        Bro-D

  • Alex says:

    Yea, like the new song, want to hear more. you guys should come and do a gig in nelson. cheers Alex.

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Thanks Alex!
      We would love to play in Nelson!
      Keep an eye out for dates \m/

      Thanks

      • David Thompson says:

        A great song, always looking for new music so was happy to receive the free single. A fantastic voice! Greetings from Lanzarote, canary islands.

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hey David!

        Thank you so much for your kind words! Keen an eye
        out for more of our music…

        Cheers
        Mojo Alice

    • Elias says:

      Hi there!!! I’m Elias from Greece keep on rockin guys (and ladies). Hope to see you sometime here in Greece…

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hi there Elias!

        Thanks so much. We would love to come to Greece!
        Maybe once all the craziness has calmed down.

        Stay safe
        Bro-D

  • Ana Ferreira says:

    Greetings from Portugal! Great sound! All the best!

  • Bob says:

    Sounds great, I love listening to new music.

  • Tanya McArthur says:

    Thank you for the free download of song I really enjoyed your lyrics and music. I will share it again in facebook to help you promote it. Think a few of my friends will enjoy it too. <3 from New Zealand

  • Martha Jones says:

    Omg! Heard of y’all (can you tell I’m from Oklahoma, USA?) from a Facebook friend who is from New Zealand and listened to the free track. I absolutely love it! Perfect blend of styles.

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi Martha!
      Yes we can certainly tell with your Oklahoma twang haha
      Thanks for your nice comment! So glad you enjoyed the song!
      Thanks
      Bro-D

  • Kym Y says:

    Greetings from New Zealand 😁This was my first time listening to you guys but it certainly won’t be the last… wow!!

  • James Wolfen-Duvall says:

    Well done,
    I am a Metal fan from before there was metal from the late sixties when I got into music amongst many other things
    I will make a effort to come & see you live albeit difficult when I am constantly driving between south & north island
    (Linehaul driver)
    Love the sound

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi James!
      Sweet! We will definitely let you know when and where we are playing.
      Thanks
      Bro-D

      • Mauro Marchi says:

        Hey guys thanks a lot to give me tje opportunity to hear your song. I like it! I like all the good music (rock, blues jazz, progressive,…) and I have a lot of LP’s and CD’s bought and collected since when I was a young boy. Music save me and blues was the music of my soul…. like the one you play! By the way the voice of Jem is incredible! Thanks to all of you and keep me informed about your records…
        Ciao, Mauro from Turin Italy 😊👍

      • Mojo Alice Official says:

        Hey Mauro!

        Thank you so much for your kind words- It really means a lot and makes us so happy!
        Keep an eye out for more of our music coming your way

        Stay safe,
        Mojo Alice

  • Tess says:

    Absolutely love your music would love to see you guys in Nelson some day soon x

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi Tess!
      Thanks for your support and the kind message!
      We would love to play in Nelson, and I’m sure we will sometimes
      soon – so keep an eye out for updates!
      Thanks
      Bro-D

  • Janine says:

    What can I say was given the band to listen as I’m always looking for new sounds and I love love love this band keep rocking guys

    • Mojo Alice Official says:

      Hi ya Janine!
      Thank you so much for your kind comment.
      Thanks
      Bro-D

      • Marco says:

        Hi,guys
        I’m from Milano, Italy.
        I’m a writer on web metal magazine – http://www.metal.it-
        I just heard one song and I can say it sounds good, a kind of “old styled” hard rock.
        Frankly speaking I’m not very fond of female’s vocal bands ( nothing against women of course!), simply I prefer men’s vocals in Metal, but your sound is fine
        Has any album been released, yet?

        Marco

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