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New Tunes from Texas on Bandcamp

A quick one off a 3 song effort from San Antonio: Social Trauma by Social TraumaSix relaxing, instrumental songs made with a SARAZ handpan, tuned to A major with 10 notes. From Earth, Texas: The Happy Ten by Robert Rothbard

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,
1976) Warren Zevon: “Carmelita (Alternate Version)” (Warren Zevon

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: S/T by BRUISEDSome KBD, also from Chicago, not on cassette, but still cool: Gacy's Place by The Mentally IllLabel from Spain, one assumes the band is too: LOMO SACRAMENTO by RAMONA

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: 8 by 9 by The LindasLast Dance With Mary Jane (Cuz I'm Bustin' Dope Smokers) by Fernando & The Teenage NarcsOne Man's Trash by VAGUESSEuropean Eyes by Les PostersTheir debut vinyl release: Kill Helmet 7" by Kill Helmet Follow Refry Records on Facebook, and check out the rest of their releases on Bandcamp here.

CNQ35

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)

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: Lifestyles Of The Drugged And Homeless by FuckEmosFrom Portland: Drama TV by Gut KnifeFrom Louisville: temple of the dud by DUDCNQ favorite Boys Age, from Japan, has a new album out: New World Pregnancy by Boys Age