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Holiday Happenings


You’ve been bad this year… Really bad. You know all those sick presents you wanted!? That vintage monophonic keyboard?? That Morrissey live at the Shrine auditorium box set?! Things aren’t lookin good. Nevertheless, the Christmas angels of old are providing you with a chance to get back into Santa’s good graces. Chinquapin Records and Austin’s [...]

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Upcoming Shows Oct 27 – Nov 18

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FEATURED EVENT: You had a great time at the first Chindig (remember?), well here’s our sophomore attempt. This one’s a release party for the first-ever Chinquapin compilation. Chindig 02 will be held at Saturn Bar on November 11th and will feature Brass Bed, Native America & High in One Eye. It is, in fact, a [...]

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Upcoming Shows October 2011


Holy moly, guacamole. We merry musicians at Chinquapin are officially back to school. People are getting sick, staying up too late, waking up early, and most importantly, prepping for some upcoming shows we’re doing. Let’s do this chronologically, ite? 9/22/2011 (Tallahassee, FL) : Sun Hotel + Native America + Salt Altars + Crawfishes + Daniel Moran [...]

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

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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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Chinquapin Records Syllabus Week BBQ MOVED to Sept 9th


Due to some extreme weather, this show has been moved to Friday, Sept 9th. Thanks for understanding! Well, we’re finally nearing the end of a long summer of and (personal) space exploration. We’re commemorating the first week of the Chinquapin family being reunited this summer by throwing a barbecue! We’re calling it the Chinquapin Records [...]

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Caddywhompus – “The Weight”


The Weight has transmogrified from one song that we played at the Community Records Block Party in 2010 into a fully dissected and expanded 4 song EP. We recorded demos of 3 of them in Brooklyn last summer in our buddy Lucian’s (Fiasco) basement. We re-recorded the songs plus a new one at the now [...]

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Caddywhompus EP Release Show!


Hello Everyone! We are super pumped about this here show and you should be too cause it’s going to be crazy!  If you’ve never been to Studio 3 before you are in for a treat.  It’s a big ol’ warehouse with a bunch of huge Mardis-Gras floats and weird giant party stuff hanging from the [...]

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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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Hello again! We are genuinely astounded and humbled by the amount of support we have received in the past two days. We were able to raise $900 in 48 hours from 34 people for Chris’ pedals. A couple really awesome people even donated pedals and cables. The New Orleans Music Exchange said they’d give us [...]

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Stop The Hate 2.0 (Start the Love)


Hey everybody, I know we already stopped the hate once already, but when dealing with a crime so hateful and destructive as band equipment theft, you can never be to sure when it will unexpectedly strike again. I think you know where this is going . . . Chris Rehm’s pedal box was stolen on [...]

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    Chinquapin Records is a cooperative of artists and advocates formed late 2010 in New Orleans, LA. Though the name is still young, the community that it represents has been sharing and caring since we first fell in love with each other's music. Chinquapin Records seeks to be an outlet for sharing the music we make and the music we love.
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