It's a hard life being a musical airship pirate.
You can never tell which to loot first when you land, the instrument dealer or the liquor store.
Thankfully, Abney Park can build their own gear, so there's always more time for rum.
Since their beginning in the early 1990's, Abney Park has grown to be the quintesential spokespeople for the steampunk sub-culture. Talented and well spoken, they've has been touted in print, on the web, and on television (MTV, G4TV, etc.) as the go-to people for all things steampunk.
I had the chance to speak with the captain of this rowdy crew after they returned from their stunning show at DragonCon 2009. With over 30,000 freaks, geeks, and fantasy/sci-fi punks buzzing around Atlanta that weekend, there was quite the story to tell.
Click here to read our Icons of Steampunk interview with Captain Robert of Abney Park
- Current Mood: cheerful
- Current Music:Abney Park - Until the Day I Die