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 […]

Long Live The Midway! (A New Live Album)

Ok, we’ve played at the Midway literally zillions of times, and now quite suddenly (at least in my semi-functioning brain) it’s the Midway’s 30th anniversary, and of course I didn’t do anything in advance, because I wanted to make sure the fucking thing was actually going to happen, and now it is, and I’m kind […]

A Night at Bubala’s (A Video Song(s) of the Weak!!!)

This week on Song of the Weak!!! it’s “A Night at Bubala’s” featuring several videos from Monday, August 3rd, all shot by Mike Guaragna.

“Unidentified Flying Thing” -part of the instrumental “Thing” series; includes a rare flute sighting, courtesy of Ken Field.

“Must Be Love”– the old Steve Shook classic, also available on […]

Tomatohead Blues (The Return of Keiichi)

“Tomatohead Blues” – The Chandler Travis Philharmonette recorded live at Karoo in Eastham, MA on Sunday July 5, 2015 by yours truly, The Valet (Karoo – where we’ll playing several more times this summer – a loverly outdoor summer venue for us – please stop in and see us if you’re in the area – […]

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – “Rich Woman”

“Rich Woman“- The Chandler Travis Philharmonic at a private party in Dennis, MA., May 26, 2012, recorded by Anton “Fred” Jodsworth T. Boak (aka The Valet). Always loved this old song, which I first heard on a fantastic compilation of r’n’b from the old Specialty label called “Creole Kings of New Orleans”. Our version […]

CTP – “Dr Kildare”

This is The Valet reporting; Chandler has encouraged me to consider a more active curating role here at SOTW. And so … well … here goes nuttin’ …

This edition of SOTW is a previously released little ditty, the theme song from “Dr Kildare,” which is on RadioBall #6, “Taffy Shoot.” It showed up during […]

Nippertown! – LIVE: The Chandler Travis Philharmonic @ Valentine’s Music Hall, 11/3/12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuP09Vuxr4U

Review and video by Joel Patterson

When I say “there’s something like ecstasy at every Chandler Travis concert,” I’m not talking about the drug – I mean the real thing. This guy is a sorcerer – something happens that goes way beyond the bounds of everyday life, you kind of start to leak into […]

Photos from CTP Show at Valentine’s in Albany

 

Once again special thanks to Tim Reidy over at the 3garcons tumblr site for taking some great pictures of the Philharmonic’s recent show with the great Petet Labonne at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany, NY.

He’s posted two sets of pics, check them out set 1 here and set 2 here.

Thanks again, […]

JimSullivanInk.com – It’s Chandler’s Christmas Cavalcade at Johnny D’s Time Again

One of our most treasured holiday traditions returns to Johnny D’s this year, Thursday Dec. 15, the 7th or 8th Annual Boston Christmas Cavalcade Benefit for the Homeless. We asked its founder/leader/pajama-clad madman Chandler Travis what the season and the event mean to him and he e-mailed us: “Christmas is the lamest, most shameless, crass, […]

Nippertown – LIVE: The Chandler Travis Philharmonic @ The Linda, 11/19/11

Chandler Travis made a Capital District stop, once again, at the Linda, this time dragging the rest of the Philharmonic with him. The last time in town – at Amsterdam’s Riverlink Park – they were missing their mandocello-accordion player, Dinty Child. All nine members made this one, albeit with a slightly different line-up. I […]