Bandit the Raccoon
Bandit the Raccoon (real name Christopher Richard Parque-Johnson, born September 25, 1993), is an American freelance graphic designer and musician living in Garden Grove, California, U.S.A., who produces electronica music under the independent label, Ampridaux Records. Christopher is also the host of The Raccoon's Den, as well as the keyboardist, writer and producer of the electronic duo Storm Le.
 Fandom involvement
- 2006/2011 - Christopher joined the fandom in 2006, but did not become publicly active in the fandom until he created "The Raccoon's Den", a web show on YouTube on July 17, 2009. Christopher began attending The Prancing Skiltaire as his first furmeet in February 2010, which has become the most visited location for episodes on The Raccoon's Den. Since then he worked with Byrds as his co-host. Christopher attended the FurBQ and Califur during 2010. In 2011 he attended Califur and joined other furs for the West Hollywood Halloween Festival furmeet.
- 2012/Present - In 2012 Christopher attended Further Confusion, the Summer and Fall FurBQ, Califur, and the Lake Murray Furry Anthro Outing (LMFAO). During season 3 of The Raccoon's Den he began to work with Daniel Hamamoto, Flash, and Skiddy on The Raccoon's Den until season 4 where Culpeo joined the cast to replace Skiddy. Christopher gained ownership of the account name Bandit on Fur Affinity during that year.
As of November, 2013, he has attended Further Confusion, Biggest Little Fur Con, amd Califur. He continues to currently attend The Prancing Skiltaire, along with other monthly Southern Californian furmeets on occasion like the LMFAO, the Los Angeles Griffith Park furmeet, the Summer and Fall FurBQ, and The Bam Fox Lounge. During 2013, Christopher decided to replace Byrds and Daniel with new cast members after the end of the fourth season of The Raccoon's Den which were later revealed to be Drake and Kai.
Christopher's fursona is an anthropomorphic brown raccoon named Bandit who has semi-short dark brown hair and green eyes. Bandit has a slender build, and is typically clothed in a casual fashion, featuring a light grey shirt with brown jacket top and dark grey cargo pants, dark beige boots, black belt and accessorizing with black fingerless gloves.
 Event attendance
- The Prancing Skiltaire - (every month) 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
- FurBQ - 2010, 2012, 2013
- Fall FurBQ - 2012, 2013
- Lake Murray Furry Anthro Outing (Aug & Sep 2012, Feb, Apr & Sep 2013)
- Los Angeles Griffith Park (Feb, Apr & Oct 2013)
- The Bam Fox Lounge (Jul 2013)
 Music / Discography
In the music industry, Chris initially went by the experimental alias Sêbondé Actrile, but currently uses his nickname as his alias in all of his releases, and produces Electronica music under Ampridaux Records, an independent record label he created on July 23, 2010.
- 2008/2011 - Under the experimental alias Sêbondé Actrile, his first song, "Grünflächen" was released on his music MySpace page in 2008. Chris was later self-signed to Ampridaux Records on July 23, 2010 under his current alias. Chris released 2 singles during 2010, along with his debut album "Everlasting" on November 19, 2010. In 2011, Chris formed the duo Storm Le with Jenny Le, and their first single was "Applesauce and Gravy". On March 16, he released his third single "Larkspur".
- 2012/Present - Christopher released his fourth single "In Vivo", on September 25, 2012, and released "Applesauce and Gravy 2.0" under Storm Le on July 26 in 2013 to take the duo out of hiatus, this time with the new vocalist, Remy Suzuki. Christopher's second album "Resolve", was released on November 25, 2013.
 Studio albums
- Everlasting (2010)
- Resolve (2013)
- Grünflächen (2010)
- Takeover (2010)
- Larkspur (2011)
- In Vivo (2012)
 Media appearances
On November 13, 2010, Christopher was interviewed by Wolven Claw Peacemaker on an interview episode of Wolven Cast. Questions involved his sources for inspiration for his music and videos, his involvement with the fandom, and his plans for his future.
On March 28th, 2013, FürMedia uses an edited version of Bandit's song "Takeover" as the into to their stream, and features his music page.
- ↑ Bandit's first trip to The Prancing Skiltaire, featured in episode 6 on "The Raccoon's Den" on YouTube. Retrieved November 26, 2013.
- ↑ Ampridaux Records label formation Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Grünflächen", first single on BandCamp. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Takeover", second single on BandCamp. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Everlasting" album on BandCamp. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Applesauce and Gravy (Feat. Bandit)", single by Storm Le on BandCamp. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Larkspur", third single on BandCamp. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "In Vivo", fourth single on BandCamp. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ "Applesauce and Gravy 2.0" single by Storm Le on BandCamp. Retrieved November 26, 2013.
- ↑ "Resolve" album on BandCamp. Retrieved November 26, 2013.
- ↑ Bandit's Interview episode on Wolven Cast on YouTube. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ West Hollywood Halloween Carnival Life Broadcast On October 31st, 2011 on TVOOP. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
- ↑ FürMedia featuring Bandit's music page during their March 28th stream at 1:50 on LiveStream. Retrieved April 24, 2013.