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Donovan Wolfington Announce Record Release


The folks in Donovan Wolfington have announced the release of Stop Breathing, their first full length, which will be coming out on Community Records and Broken World Media April 13, 2013. Vinyl pre-orders will be available February 5th, and will include exclusive merch, so be sure to reserve your copy soon! Donovan Wolfington plan to celebrate the record release with a set [...]

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Native America – “Get Well Soon” Free Download!

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The much anticipated debut full length from Native America is now available for free download at their website. Speaking on the release of Get Well Soon singer-songwriter Ross Farbe said: “We really could not be more excited about this release. In three short years, the patchwork monster we call Native America has gone from a paper [...]

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Check This Out! Native America Checks In From Their Winter Tour [VIDEO]

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Native America is currently on tour in support of “Get Well Soon,” their debut full length set to be released on January 18th. Here’s a couple videos they’ve recently posted from their time on the road. Also be sure to check out their Kickstarter, and their release show at The Big Top this Friday with [...]

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Pinback On Tour – Playing One Eyed Jacks March 10th


New Orleans area indie rock fans rejoice! Us along with  One Eyed Jacks are proud to present Pinback on March 10th. The San Diego based indie rock vets are currently touring in support of Information Retrieved, their first record in five years, with a live lineup consisting of core songwriters Rob Crow and Armistead Burwell [...]

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Check this Out! Native America Seeking Support to Fund & Release New Full Length Album on Kickstarter


With the release of their debut full-length album “Get Well Soon” just around the corner, the boys of Native America are looking to raise some extra funds. The goal of their Kickstarter—which was launched on December 27th and ends January 18th—is to raise $1,500 so that they can release  “Get Well Soon” on CD/cassette and [...]

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Top Ten Photos: Chindig 08: A Special Two Night Holiday Social

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Another holiday season, another successful Chinquapin Records Holiday Social in the books! We had loads of yuletide cheer and beer for both nights of the event at Saturn Bar and Prytania Bar. Big thanks to all the acts that played! Here’s some of our favorite pictures from both nights, featuring our very own Cooper Garff [...]

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Check This Out! Loyola Undergrad seeks to Fund Music Documentary With Kickstarter Launch

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Music and the Legitimacy of Nomadism in Mongolia As a part of our ongoing effort to promote the many important projects of New Orleans’ artists and advocates, we would like to take a moment to point out a very exciting endeavor that is currently being undertaken by a student at Loyola University. Dimitri Staszewski, a [...]

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Lisa Fitzpatrick & APEX Youth Center


As part of our Special Two Night Holiday Social this year, $1 from each ticket sold will be going directly to APEX Youth Center. Our good friend and long time supporter Alec Barber Grossi was nice enough to contribute some words about the hard work these people do and the powerful difference they are making. Enjoy. Just what [...]

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My Friend’s Band – An Interview With Freak Heat Waves by John St. Cyr


Use the link below to stream “Nausea” by Freak Heat Waves. Nausea Freak Heat Waves are a fantastic post-punk 3 piece from Canada (Victoria, BC). These guys are equal parts hypnotic and chaotic, and recently released their self-titled debut courtesy of the late Christopher Reimer (Women, the Dodos). They were nice enough to answer a [...]

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Featherface Live Acoustic Session / Show TONIGHT!


Chris Rehm here, letting you know about some tight shit that went down this afternoon. Featherface, a Houston-based psych roch band let me record this acoustic session at the crib today. The song “An Aside” is from their latest record Actual Magic. The song “Breach” is from their previous record titled It Comes Electric. They [...]

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