E (Live Video/Wellfleet Preservation Hall)

“E” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic at Preservation Hall for the “Waving Kissyhead” record release party, Feb. 18, 2017, shot, edited, and embellished by Paul Cass for Lower Cape TV.

Always one of our favorites, now scarier than ever! Please note the color-coordinated bathrobes on our fine horn section, the June Trailer Dancers, as […]

It Was Raining (demo)

 

“It Was Raining” – demo, recorded in Truro, April 19, 2017.

Not much of a song I admit, but hopefully some seasonal appeal (I guess now that we’re probably done complaining about snow, we’ll have to be contented with complaining about rain for a few weeks.) I recently bought a cajon, which I […]

Watch Out for That Rut, You Fool

 

“Watch Out For That Rut, You Fool” – Chandler Travis; written, performed, and recorded by me in my car.

Among many past abandoned projects was the one where I wanted to record an album in my car. I figured I could pick up other musicians for either overdubs or jamming; ideally, in its […]

You’ve Got A Friend in the White Prince

 

“You’ve Got a Friend” – the White Prince with orchestral accompaniment by the Brain Bats of Venus (aka the Incredible Casuals), recorded live at the Marbledale Pub, Marbledale, CT., by Chris Blood, circa 1983 or so (contrary to what it says in the liner notes!) From “The White Prince Story: You’ve Got a […]

Long May The White Prince Reign

“Changes” – The White Prince with instrumental accompaniment by the Brain Bats of Venus (aka the Incredible Casuals), live at the Wellfleet Beachcomber, recorded by Chris Blood, god only knows when.

For those who don’t know already, the White Prince is Chris Blood, our long-suffering soundman and occasional record company president, making his annual […]

Catbirds Live Video “Monkey Jones”

“Monkey Jones” – the Catbirds at Ralph’s Diner in Worcester, MA, January 27th, 2017, shot by David Ethier for “Fuzbrains Presents”.

Boy, did we have fun playing at Ralph’s Diner last January! Hadn’t played there in years, since early Casuals days I think, had completely forgotten what it was like, which is a perfect […]

Mop Top Three-O

“All My Lovin’“- the Chandler Travis Three-O at the Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, April 14, 2016, recorded by The Valet, aka Fredly Anton Jodsworth Boak. Well, you can’t beat the Fab Four! This was never really one of my faves, don’t know how I got going on this re-arrangement, but quite enjoy playing. Oddly, […]

Smokey’s (Jamaican Demo)

Marky and Smokey at Smokey’s, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

 

“Smokey’s” – Chandler w John Clark on bass, recorded at the Treasure View Guest House, Southfield, Jamaica, Feb. 16, 2017. Just came back from a (slightly working) vacation at my good friend John Yingling’s house in Southfield, Jamaica. Smokey’s was this little beach shack bar […]

Triple-barreled “Waving Kissyhead” album release special!

Triple-barreled “Waving Kissyhead” album release special!:

“You Got Me Started“- the opening song from the Chandler Travis Philharmonic’s “Waving Kissyhead, Vol. 2 & 1“- recorded by Ducky Carlisle. I guess I was trying to write a Stax song. Great piano work on this one from Cliff Spencer!

Waving Kissyhead Vol. 2 & 1 by Chandler […]

An Ivan in Paris Live Two-fer

‚Äč”Ivan in Paris“- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded by The Valet at an outdoor party thrown by the Perkins Fambly, July 26, 2014.

This song has a somewhat long, strange history. It started life as an extremely minor, tossed-off experiment with an obscure electronic instrument, an Omnichord, that Bruce Maclean loaned me that somehow ended […]