Written by Kathy Szmit It’s no secret that love is a complex emotion, especially when a romance comes to an end. Even when such endings are amiable, there is a bittersweet melancholy involved. Cape Cod’s Chandler Travis knows this and
Chandler Travis makes most of his eclectic ideas “If you’re a musician, and you like both Thelonious Monk and the Ramones, you want to get little bits of both of them in [the music],” says Chandler Travis. (Barry Donahue) By
by Rob Conroy, Cape Cod Chronicle The first Chandler Travis Philharmonic album in five years was just unleashed. I believe it’s called “Tarnation & Alastair Sim.” But it might also be called “Kitty;” the disc itself simply says “Al.” It’s
The Radio Ball Series By John Swenson [ed note: this is an unedited version of the review which originally appeared in Stereophile] Radio Ball, Vols. 1-22. Iddy Biddy 7652-7673. (2000). Chandler Travis, prod. and eng. AAD TT: 44:14 — 51:36.
The Chandler Travis Philharmonic, Llama Rhymes, Sonic Trout. 3 & 1/2 stars (Ed Bumgardner) Chandler Travis made his reputation, first as a comic, then as the leader of The Incredible Casuals, a band beloved in its native New England. Travis’
THE CHANDLER TRAVIS PHILHARMONIC “Llama Rhymes’” (Sonic Trout) 3 stars (out of 4) Cape Cod-based Chandler Travis is a rock ‘n’ roll Britannica. He gleefully catalogs one vintage style after another on this never-a-dull-moment outing by his horn-propelled, eight-piece-plus-guests Philharmonic.
The Chandler Travis Philharmonic LLAMA RHYMES (SONIC TROUT) 3 stars If Chandler Travis has a problem with his music’s being categorized as “zany” or “wacky” – adjectives he especially detests – that’s his own fault. His long-time band the Incredible
Chandler Travis Philharmonic Llama Rhymes NRBQ fans should not miss it- his DIY spirit is as strong as R. Stevie Moore’s. Chandler Travis is known as a legendary singer-songwriter of Cape Cod, and through his work with the Incredible Casuals
by Ann Wood Originally published in the Provincetown Banner He hates horns in rock ‘n’ roll, and thinks keyboards are “poofy.” So in typical Chandler Travis fashion, he started a band with both. The Chandler Travis Philharmonic – replete with
by Tim Wood, Cape Cod Chronicle Anyone who’s ever seen the Chandler Travis Philharmonic live knows that there’s more to the band than its sound. Band members’ penchant for wearing pajamas and boxer shorts, often accessorized with festive headgear, is