Bud and Froony

 

“Thank You Song” – Ct demo, circa 2008, recorded at Kelp Manor. From the new album “Bud and Froony“, a collection of songs written and recorded over the years for various Travis family occasions, most of which started life as Chandler demos, but the Incredible Casuals and the Chandler Travis Philharmonic also make […]

The Strongman of North American – unreleased mix

 

“The Strongman of North America” (Masterpiece Theater version) – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded mostly by Ducky Carlisle and Joe Stewart at Dimension in J.P. (some overdubs recorded by C.T. at home), mixed by Ducky at Ice Station Zebra.

An alternate mix of one of my favorites from our latest, “Waving Kissyhead, Vol. 2 […]

Send Us Your Bedhead Photos!

In honor of the artwork on the upcoming “WAVING KISSYHEAD!!, Vol. 2 & 1” CD, coming along in a few weeks, we’re having a BEDHEAD PHOTO CONTEST!! A bedhead photo is a photo you take of yourself first thing in the morning, before you’re really awake, usually in the bathroom. Needless to say, the results […]

Put a Smile On Your Own Damn Face

“Make Yourself Happy“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic from their new digital-only EP, “Waving Kissyhead Vol. 1“, recorded by Ducky Carlisle with Joe Stewart at Dimension Sound in Jamaica Plain. I’m kind of surprised I ended up writing a song with this particular groove -shows once again what little control I have over what I do. […]

We All Man, We All Human

“Human“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic from their new digital-only EP, “Waving Kissyhead Vol. 1“, recorded by Ducky Carlisle with Joe Stewart at Dimension Sound in Jamaica Plain. The arguably brilliant lyric to this one was penned by my friend and occasional golfing buddy, playwright/director/wunderkind Gip Hoppe, whom I keep trying to talk into stuff but […]

Which One Would You Save?

“Your Wife and Mother“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic from their new digital-only EP, “Waving Kissyhead Vol. 1“, recorded by Ducky Carlisle with Joe Stewart at Dimension Sound in Jamaica Plain. This is a cover of a song I first heard a few years ago, thanks to my good friend Rob Hart, the Bully of Broadcasting, […]

It’s E!

“E” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, from their current digital-only EP, “Waving Kissyhead, Vol. 1”, recorded by Ducky Carlisle with Joe Stewart at Dimension Sound in Jamaica Plain, MA.

“E” has always been a crowd favorite, but we play it quite rarely because a.) it’s quite loud and b.) it instantly trashes my voice. Always […]

The Evolution of Disappointment – Chapter Five

Disappointment (Basic Tracks) – recorded by Ducky Carlisle at Ice Station Zebra in Medford on September 16 or 17, 2013, rough mix by CT, Oct, 2014

So into the studio we go for basics, and it was fun to re-visit this pre-drum and kitchen sink version, as we’ve been lobbing all manner of kookiness onto […]

Air Running Backwardses

It’s the “Air, Running Backwards” challenge! We dare you to like one of these versions of this old favorite better than the other!

It wasn’t until we were mastering “Bocce and Bourbon” -in fact, after we had mastered the album with the original version -that we suddenly came up with a totally re-vamped version of […]

The Strongman of North America – the final mix

 

“The Strongman of North America” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic from the new CD, “Bocce & Bourbon: the Comfortable Songs of Chandler Travis & David Greenberger“, recorded by Ducky Carlisle at Ice Station Zebra (and me, a little, here.)

So a couple weeks ago, we put up an early, unfinished mix of “Strongman“, […]