Do you have a primal urge to be in a MUSIC VIDEO? This may be your chance, with the Portland-based band THE SLANTS, who describe themselves as “the only all-Asian-American dance rock band in the world” (

“Next month, we're going to be filming a new music video,” the group’s newsletter says. “Are you interested in starring in the video? Would you like to help with the set? Please, email us and let us know!” They’ll be shooting May 4 through 6, most likely in the Portland area. If you’re interested, you can email them at

As a local trivia note, the lead singer of The Slants is ARON MOXLEY (pictured inset), who was raised in Astoria and graduated from Astoria High School in 1992.

“Our videos are being broadcast all over the world,” the newsletter proclaims, “and working with The Slants Army to share our music is our favorite way to do things.” Sounds like fun.

— Elleda Wilson

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