This is No Time For Fun!

“This Is No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook featuring the Elftone All Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded by Jon Evans at Brick Hill.

We posted this one last year, as a video, I think, from last year’s Cape Cavalcade show, but here’s the newly minted official studio version of this practically timeless holiday […]

Merry Christmas 2014 from Cambridge and Rachel Jarvis

  Here’s this year’s Christmas mix – individual song & art downloads are below. We also have a download of the full thing in one ZIP archive.

This year’s opus is called “Merry Christmas Vacuum 2014” and features myself, Steve Shook, the White Prince, and many more of of our favorite artists (both ones […]

A Steve Shook Christmas Song

photo by Joe Navas

“This s No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook & the Elftone All-Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded live at the Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade, Dec. 13, 2013, rough board mix by Chris Blood.

Well, what can I say? Brilliant. Note how similarly misanthropic this is lyrically to the xmas […]

Another Sweaty Christmas

“Another Sweaty Christmas” -by me; recorded at Kelp Manor and the Woo Woo Lagoon yesterday and a couple days before, w. Sam Wood on drums.

Steve Shook and I both wrote misanthropic xmas songs this year; predictably, his is nicer, plus features the Elftone All-Girl Ukuelele Revue, which gives him a big leg up, as […]

Merry Christmas 2013 from Cambridge and Rachel Jarvis

This isn’t us, it’s lots of folks I dig… many thanks to all my fellow xmas music devotees from whom I pirated much of this, including Rob Hart, Ted Potrikus, Eddie Gordetsky, Decibel Dennis, Bubbles In the Think Tank / Belinda Rawlins, Phil Straub, PJ, Jodsworth the Valet (of course!) and anyone else I […]

2012 Cavalcades Wrapup

Well, we did it again – we made it thru Cavalcade Season!!!

All three events (in addition to the Somerville & Cape Cod Cavalcades, we also helped organize an evening at WHAT where the Cavalcade met Yule for Fuel) were extremely successful, raising money for the Somerville Homeless Coalition and the NOAH Shelter in […]

Merry Christmas 2012 From Cambridge and Rachel Jarvis

Hey! Hey there! Here’s a whole bunch of Christmas and seasonal music, most of it by people you’ve perhaps not heard of -please do us both a favor and track down and buy stuff by the artists you dig most, so I won’t feel guilty about posting all their stuff for free! Also -have […]

The White Prince sings “Sleigh Ride”

An Insta-Song of the Weak for the 2012 Christmas season – it’s the White Prince singing “Sleigh Ride” at last night’s Yule for Fuel at the WHAT Julie Harris Stage in Wellfleet. We here at Chandler Travis HQ think it’s one of the most gorgeous things we’ve ever heard and had to share it with […]

Boston Globe – Man of a thousand bands Chandler Travis gets merry for holiday

By Scott McLellan, Globe Correspondent – December 06, 2012

Josh Reynolds for The Boston GlobeChandler Travis (right) with the Catbirds: (from left) Dinty Child, Rikki Bates, and Steve Wood.

At the moment, Chandler Travis is a member of the Catbirds, the Chandler Travis Three-O, the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, and the Incredible Casuals.

“I’d be […]

Merry Christmas 2012

Two Christmas songs (so far?) for our Song of the Weak for 2012 – one an update of one of last year’s Chandler Christmas demos, now fleshed out by members of the Three-O; the other a jingle for Johnny D’s Gift Certificates performed by the Catbirds.

Chandler Travis Three-O – “Christmas Day” – A brand […]