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Sun Hotel Hits The Road Again in The Lower South East With El Cantador

Sun Hotel April Tour

It’s that time of year again. We’re really excited to announce Sun Hotel’s Spring 2012 Tour dates, during which they’ll be visiting some of our favorite cities, towns, beaches, and sandwich shops around the South. They’ll also be traveling most of these places with our good friends EL CANTADOR from Mobile, AL. Give them a [...]

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Spend Foburg Festival With Us


Maps & Atlases w/ Sun Hotel + Caddywhompus Hell yes Buy Ticket + Caddy Demos ($12) Buy Ticket + 18×24 poster + Caddy Demos ($20) Buy 18×24 Poster ($15) Us folks here along with New Orleans’ own DIY indie institutions Sun Hotel + Caddywhompus,  are very pleased to announce our very first series of showcases as a Foburg Music [...]

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Chinquapin Mardi Gras Ball – The First Ever Multi-Night Chindig


It is with great pleasure that this Mardi Gras, starting Wednesday February 15th, us along with the help of WTUL New Orleans 91.5 & Black Pearl Music Group will be throwing our fourth Chindig in spirit of the holiday. Starting at the Circle Bar and then moving to Cafe Prytania, this Chindig will feature three whole [...]

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Sun Hotel – Gifts


CR-009 10/07/11 Track List Talks Got Along Alchemy Ease House Pride Click to download | Buy 12″ Vinyl | Buy CD Talks Got Along Alchemy EaseAlchemy House Pride Sun Hotel’s latest offering, Gifts, may prove to be the most earnest quintessence of the uncompromisingly guarded yet wholly collaborative nature of their songwriting. Suffusing every guitar [...]

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Münchausens – Null & Void

Munchausen Sponge

Side A: 1. Sponge 2. Holistic Side B: 3. Crystallum 4. Cross 5. Henry Rollins Total Running Time: 9:50 Click to download Purchase Cassette Sponge Holistic Crystallum Cross Henry Rollins   Münchausens is the solo project of 22 year-old multi-instrumentalist Byron Chance, who currently lives, writes, and records in New Orleans. After a few years [...]

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Chris Shark America – “She Said the Same Thing”


Chris Shark America is the ambient “side-project-to-a-side-project” of Chris Rehm, Sharks’ Teeth and Native America. “She Said the Same Thing” is an improvised track recorded in early 2010 and has since remained unreleased. Click on this link to play a stream of the track: “She Said the Same Thing”

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Sharks’ Teeth – “My Jesus”


Tyler Scurlock (AKA Sharks’ Teeth) spends his time away from Sun Hotel nestled between an array of keyboards and tape decks that he uses to create what he calls “electric river” music. “My Jesus” is one of the more structured tracks from his album “Gazebo”, available for download at his bandcamp. Click on this link [...]

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Native America – “Punch and Judy” (Elliott Smith Cover)


Native America‘s cover of Elliott Smith’s “Punch and Judy” from his incredible album Either/Or. Click on this link to play a stream of the track: “Punch and Judy”

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Photos From Chindig No. 1 – The Back To School BBQ

BBQ Picture Chinquapin

We love you all, but especially Alec (This Guy ^) Thank you so much to everyone who came out last Friday and made our first Chindig such a huge success! Setting up was a surprising breeze and we couldn’t ask for a better turn out. Big shout out to those who volunteered some of their time so [...]

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Free Downloads from ‘Old Flame | New Squeeze’!


Dear friends, It’s only a week until the new Chris Rehm/Native America cassette release, and we’re all really excited about it. To celebrate, we’ve decided to release two songs off of the split! We’ve made one track from each of the guys available in exchange for either a Twitter post or Facebook “like”, OR BOTH! [...]

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