Friday, December 29, 2017

New Tunes from Texas on Bandcamp

A quick one off a 3 song effort from San Antonio:

Six relaxing, instrumental songs made with a SARAZ handpan, tuned to A major with 10 notes. From Earth, Texas:

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

CNQ36: Quick Year End Show.

30 minutes of what have you. Hope you had a merry Christmas.

The Nightcaps: “Wine, Wine, Wine” (Wine, Wine, Wine, Vandan, 1961)
The New Establishment: “Fire Version” (Dub Specialist - Studio One Presents Version Dread, 2017)
The Lindas: “Never Ending Nightmare” (8 by 9, ReFry Records, 2017)
Fernando & The Teenage Narcs: “F.G.A.T.T.”
(Last Dance With Mary Jane (Cuz I’m Bustin’ Dope Smokers), ReFry Records, 2017)
Lumpy and the Dumpers: “Hair On The Inside” (Those Pickled Fuckers, La Vida Es Un Mus/
Lumpy Records, 2017)
Susan Atkins Diet: “Bitch Slap” (Vagina Envy, 2015)
The Bourbon Street Bums: “Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me” (The Bums at Fagan’s, 1968)
R. Crumb and His Cheap Suit Serenaders: “Fine Artiste Blues” (Number Two, Blue Goose Records,
Warren Zevon: “Carmelita (Alternate Version)” (Warren Zevon, Asylum Records/Rhino Records
2008 Re-Issue, original recording 1976)
Uncredited: “Untitled” (Unreleased, 2017)

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas, 2017 + Cassette Releases On Bandcamp

Christmas, 2017. To quote Willy in Bad Santa, "Jesus Fucking Christ, kid!"

Label is from Chicago, maybe the band is too:

Some KBD, also from Chicago, not on cassette, but still cool:

Label from Spain, one assumes the band is too:

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Refry Records

Waiting for my driver to update so I can continue wasting my life playing vid'ja games, I thought I'd check out the new arrivals on Bandcamp. I came across this label Refry Records, out of California, which I've never heard of, and I see my cool Facebook friends aren't following them so I think I'm on to something here. Here's a few of their recent releases. Great lo-fi, trashy garage punk, get hep:

Their debut vinyl release:

Follow Refry Records on Facebook, and check out the rest of their releases on Bandcamp here.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017


Big long year-end show. Space disco and afro-funk from the 1970s, a little classic soul from the 60s,
and rock'n'roll of all stripes, mostly new stuff from this year on bandcamp. Listen/dl from the embed
above, or iTunes, or any fine podcast app.

Meco: “Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk Side 1” (Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk,
Millennium, 1977)
Don Bruce and the Angels: “Sugar Baby” (Nigeria Soul Power 70, Soul Jazz Records, 2017)
Gouge Away: “Sweat” (Swallow b/w Sweat 7”, Secret Voice, 2017)
Downtown Boys: “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)” (Cost of Living, Sub-Pop, 2017)
Mulligrub: “Canadian Classic” (Soft Grudge, 2016)
Martin Månsson Sjöstrand: “The Sun Is A Playground” (Wonderland Wins, 2017)
This Heel: “Mars About To Leave” (E.P., 2015)
Big Heet: “Flint” (On A Wire, Exploding In Sound Records, 2017)
Hip Shakes: “Shot” (Shot/Samba single, Nerve Centre Records, 2017)
Rat Motel: “Dog” (Dog Digital Single, 2017)
Chronic Anxiety: “City Lumberjack” (Faxed, 2017)  
Copa Turbo: “My Car” (Pruébalo antes de Masturbarte, 2017)
Jan and Dean: “Mr. Freeze” (Jan and Dean Meet Batman, Liberty, 1966)
The Ventures: “Telstar” (The Ventures Play Telstar, The Lonely Bull, Dolton Records, 1962)
Otis Redding: “Try A Little Tenderness (Live)” (The Stax/Volt Revue Live in Paris, Stax, 1967)
The Bordellos: “Fuckable” (Life, Love, and Billy Fury, Recordiau Prin, 2017)
Spud And The Blood: “Sad Boi” (Spud and the Blood, Abnormal Broadcasting, 2017)
Mala Leche: “Mareos” (Cassingle, 2017)
Bib: “The Face” (The Face, 2017)
HÄRDA UT: “Gå På Stan” (S/T, 2017)
Jesus Chris and the Beetles: “I’m A Happy Guy” (Trickle Down, 2017)
Pale Kids: “Prayer List” (Holy Mess, Frux Tapes, 2017)
Couleur Dessin: “Find Me Easily” (Couleur Dessin, Fixture Records, 2017)
Freak Genes: “Still Disgusting” (Playtime LP, Alien Snatch!, 2017)
Diet Cig: “Blob Zombie” (Swear I’m Good At This, Father Daughter Records, 2017)
The Rubs: “Wrong Right Girl” (Impossible Dream LP, HoZac Records, 2017)
Dead Arms: “Give Me Shelter” (4 Track Masters EP, 2017)
C.A.P.: “Gimme That” (Making America Hate Again, 2017)
Glue: “Hammered Down” (S/T MLP, La Vida Es Un Mus, 2017)
JACKAL: “Disguise” (Demo, 2017)
Skrew Eyez: “Song Number Two” (Hospital Socks, 2017)
The Drew Thomson Foundation: “Psychic g/f”
(The Drew Thomson Foundation Vol 1: Huh, It’s Generally Pretty Empty In Here, 2017)
Flux of Pink Indians: “Tube Disaster” (Neu Smell, Crass Records, 1981)

Monday, December 4, 2017

Bandcamp Remains Cool

I've said before, when I first started this blog back in 2012, I wanted it to be like dear, departed Crud Crud - strictly obscure 45s and singles. Bandcamp had been founded in 2007, but, per Wikipedia, it didn't see it's rise in popularity until 2010-2011, and I wasn't a month into the blog before I was sharing Bandcamp links. That was followed by what were probably months of me sharing songs from Bandcamp and feeling guilty that I wasn't sticking to the original CNQ directive of only posting about obscure vinyl, but finally I got over that.

Bandcamp is really cool. I've always preferred it to Soundcloud.

From Austin:

From Portland:

From Louisville:

CNQ favorite Boys Age, from Japan, has a new album out: