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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’ – Sun Hotel and Caddywhompus CMJ Tour 2012

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(Swish Blog edited by Chris Rehm (Caddywhompus) with highlights from the tour) This past October, our boys in Sun Hotel and Caddywhompus hit the road for yet another tour. The two week trek included stops in Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, D.C, and concluded with a triumphant hometown return for this year’s CHINDIG Halloween [...]

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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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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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Chinquapin / Community Records Showcase


  This Thursday will be madness. First off, the above bands and we label-dudes are all joining forces to put on this DIY double date. It’s a showcase of sorts, displaying what Community Records and Chinquapin Records has to offer.  Com Rec is killin it with that all-ages punk as eff fest at The Big [...]

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Sun Hotel Hits The Road Again in The Lower South East With El Cantador

Sun Hotel April Tour

It’s that time of year again. We’re really excited to announce Sun Hotel’s Spring 2012 Tour dates, during which they’ll be visiting some of our favorite cities, towns, beaches, and sandwich shops around the South. They’ll also be traveling most of these places with our good friends EL CANTADOR from Mobile, AL. Give them a [...]

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Chinquapin Records at SXSW

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TUESDAY 3/13 Sun Hotel: 2:15 PM – All Tamara’s Parties @ Cheer Up Charlie’s (1104 E 6th St) [RSVP] WEDNESDAY 3/14 Caddywhompus: 1:45 PM – Spider House (2908 Fruth St) [RSVP] 6:30 PM – Second House Slip & Slide Party (1102 E 2nd St) [RSVP] 8:15 PM – Hotel Vegas Patio – Official Showcase (1500 [...]

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Sun Hotel – Disorder (Joy Division Cover)


Sun Hotel takes on Joy Division’s “Disorder” from their 1979 debut Unknown Pleasures. Recorded live at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans in November 2011. Click here to stream: Sun Hotel – Disorder

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Sun Hotel + Caddywhompus Winter Great MistleTo


Hey guys, It’s that time of year again. Sun Hotel and Caddywhompus are going to be on tour exploring the south starting this December 28th and bringing some post-Christmas realizations to the rest of the world. And hopefully remembering to bring a coat. Here’s the schedule: 12/28 Beaumont, TX @ Tequila Rok’s w/ Hello Chief [...]

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Sun Hotel & Country Club – Post-Christmas


To celebrate the holiday season, we wanted to share with you guys some tracks that Sun Hotel and Country Club recorded in December 2010 for their second annual Christmas party. Sun Hotel takes on Elvis’s classic ‘Blue Christmas’, Country Club croons over Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas is You’, and all the boys [...]

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