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CHINDIG 09: WTUL Benefit Show at The Big Top


We’re big fans of the folks over at WTUL 91.5. As active members of the New Orleans music community they continually play great music, sponsor shows, and help spread the word about Chinquapin artists and events. For this we owe them eternal gratitude. Now, the time of year has come for WTUL’s annual Marathon fundraising [...]

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Our Top Ten Photo-booth Pictures From This Halloween’s CHINDIG 07: A Nightmare on Toulouse


Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our 7th Chindig this Halloween and made it a complete blast. It was absurd, beautiful, hilarious, loud, and tons of fun. Although Habitat as Nirvana, Sun Hotel as The Ramones, Caddywhompus as Patsy Cline and The Ton Tons were a dream, it was your costumes that stole [...]

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Habitat Demo


CR-013 5/03/12 Track List Miracle of Deafness Broke My Home See Saw Other One All Along We Used to Know Demo recordings of Habitat (members of High In One Eye, Country Club, and Glish). Habitat breeds songs boasting a powerful energy rooted in both a mastering of their instruments and encapsulating lyrics. Album recorded and [...]

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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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Habitat Bedroom Session 9/20/2011

broke my home

Dear friends, This session comes straight from the bedroom of our good friends and Chinquapin family members Habitat. Grown from the talents of songsmiths Jack Donovan, Andrew Landry and Evan Cvitanovic, Habitat layers intricate guitar playing and methodical drumming with honest songwriting to create some really lush and captivating soundscapes. It’s hard not to keep [...]

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Habitat is a three piece ensemble comprised of Evan Cvitanovic (Drums), Andrew Landry (Guitar), and Jack Donovan (Guitar/Vocals). Originating in New Orleans, the band draws from a wide variety of influences, most notably Claude Debussy, Green Arrows, and the Beach Boys. Habitat’s music is rooted in Western Classical and American jazz traditions and filtered through [...]

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