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Block Party // Treats!


This weekend has been long awaited by we Chinqua-heads along with many others. This Saturday, April 21st marks Community Records’ 5th annual Block Party, an all day & night DIY music festival on Clio St. near Lee Circle. This year, 26 bands will be featured on the linuep, with five Chinquapin Records-affiliated artists included in [...]

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The Tontons – So Young / Golden


The Tontons are good friends of ours from way out yonder in Houston, TX, the city of syrup.  They have a very unique sound that can only be described as motorcycle-dance-rock/sexual-lounge-pop.  These two songs, recorded at Sugar-Hill Studios in Houston, are the first 2 tracks off their most recent EP, Golden.  Download them for free and [...]

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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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    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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