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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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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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Join Us in Celebrating the Holiday Season at CHINDIG 08: A Special Two Night Holiday Social


RSVP on Facebook Click the button below to purchase a 2-day pass for only $10 (save $2) ****NEWS FLASH: Our beloved brethren from the lone-star-state, Boyfrndz, won’t be playing the Friday night show at Saturn Bar due to unforeseen circumstances. Sorry to anyone that was excited to see them, they are a great band and [...]

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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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Glish – Come Down


09/29/2012 Track List: 1. Collider 2. Future Things 3. Swings 4. The Memory 5. Come Down Collider Future Things Swings The Memory Come Down About This Release Glish’s sophomore release after “Blast Off.” ‘The Memory’ appears courtesy of Brainfood Music Co. Written by Roy Ayers, Edwin Birdsong and William Allen Available only on cassette. All [...]

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Free Jams for Your Summer Playlist Courtesy of Chinquapin & Our Good Friends Community Records


This summer, we’re very excited to have teamed up with Community Record to bring you a 27 song sampler for the upcoming months featuring bands we love from all across the US.  Download it free at! This Free Summer Sampler is a reflection of the dedication that these two New Orleans based labels have [...]

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Sun Hotel announces East Coast & Mid West Tour for June & July

Sun Hotel Summer 2012 Tour

Dear friends, starting July 23rd, Sun Hotel will embark on yet another East Coast / Midwest tour meeting up with friends The Lusitania, Young Jesus and JAG periodically along the way. Click on the image below to see all the dates and RSVP on facebook. If you’re in New Orleans, RSVP to the kickoff party @ Siberia with [...]

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Major Major Major – Peace Love Darkness


Austin, TX is constantly breeding fine a litter of independent musicians and MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR ain’t no exception to that fact. MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR is influenced by the energy of Punk bands like Husker Du, the hooks of late 60′s Pop groups like the Zombies, and the wackiness of Glam Rock idols such as David [...]

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