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Help Support WTUL During KG Accidental’s 24 HOUR DJ Show


A few weeks back we presented CHINDIG 09, a benefit show for local radio station WTUL, with the goal of helping them to raise money for the annual Rock On Survival Marathon fundraising event. Thanks to your support, the event was a great success, but Marathon ain’t over yet. This weekend, our close friends and [...]

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A GLIMPSE OF THE TO’ – Native America Winter Tour 2013


Native America have come a long way since their humble beginnings as the bedroom recording project of singer-guitarist Ross Farbe. Over the past few years, they’ve transformed into a real life rock and roll band, a change they recently solidified with the release of a debut full length entitled Get Well Soon. In the weeks leading [...]

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Woozy Announce Spring Tour


The trio of sad, glittery rockers known as Woozy have announced a spring tour! This March they’ll hit the road for a ten day adventure across the Southeast, with stops in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina. This will be Woozy’s second ever tour, the first having been profiled in our A GLIMPSE OF [...]

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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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A GLIMPSE OF THE TO’ – ArchAnimals Take Texas


(pictured above with manager Connor Crawford) ArchAnimals are a trio of Texas dudes, born and raised. This should come as no surprise, as their homestate pride is proudly professed through a unique brand of twangy yet fuzzy nostalgic indie rock. Last December these guys took to the road for a tour across the Lone Star [...]

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Check This Out! Gold and the Rush Daytrotter Session

gold and the rush daytrotter pic

Local Americana all-stars Gold and the Rush recently ventured up north to Chicago and recorded a live set with the folks at Daytrotter. If you listened to the live stream, you already know they straight killed it. But if you didn’t, worry not, because today the session has been posted for stream and download. You’ll [...]

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Check This Out! SAVE GARRETT Compilation and Benefit Show


In order to help pay for the overwhelming hospital bills of a close friend, some of our folks have put together a killer compilation of unreleased tracks from Sun Hotel, Country Club, ArchAnimals, Chris Rehm, and more! On top of that, there’s going to be a benefit show, GarrettFEST, at Other Bar tomorrow afternoon before [...]

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A GLIMPSE OF THE TO’ – Woozy and New Lands Winter 2012


This past December, Woozy and New Lands took to the road for a series of shows they dubbed the “We’ll Have a Blue Christmas With or Without You Tour.” The tour kicked off in NOLA at the Big Top, and proceeded with a journey across Texas, including a stop at DIY extravaganza Juicefest. Upon their [...]

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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!

"Get Well Soon" artwork

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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