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“III” Released, new website live

In the last 24 hours, both the new compilation “III” and a brand new website and new album are here. Many, many thanks to our most faithful and generous supporters at the Sunrise Ocean Bender label for the great-looking 3-CD set. They put together a compilation of 3 releases that were very rare: one hard-to-find […]

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Force Majeure released!

Force Majeure (listen to a preview on Bandcamp) is finally here. It’s the brand-new album from Chef Menteur, and it’s the follow-up to the epic double LP East of the Sun & West of the Moon… an album that many — including even some of us, perhaps — figured was to be the band’s swansong. New member Phil Rollins […]

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On Bandcamp.

Our last album, East of the Sun & West of the Moon, is now streamable through Bandcamp, as are our first two outings, We Await Silent Tristero’s Empire, and The Answer’s In Forgetting. You can also stream the albums directly on our site, over there in the right-hand sidebar. Stay tuned for news about the brand new […]

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“East of the Sun…” now at Aquarius

Aquarius Records is a groovy little record shop in the Mission district of San Francisco that’s been churning along since 1970, and has since become an essential mail-order spot for psych, metal, drone, experimental and other related formats. One reason is their excellent newsletter. We’re big fans, and a good deal of our favorite LPs […]

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Artist’s prints of album design now available

Anyone who has admired the immaculate woodblock hand printing of the new LPs will be interested to know that the artist, Thomas Peri, has made a very limited number (<10) of standalone prints of the cover art available. These are each printed by hand from the same woodblocks used in printing the album jackets on high […]

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East of the Sun & West of the Moon now on iTunes

Our new double album is now available on iTunes. Also don’t forget, you can still get your own limited edition copy of the 150 gram, custom art, 2xLP which comes with a free download card (this is the only way to get your digital songs in lossless format instead of mp3). See here for all […]

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Early reviews coming in…

Some nice things are being said about the new album: “…like lying in a sunshiny meadow full of flowers while a gentle breeze ruffles the pages of your calculus textbook. ” –The Times-Picayune “Psychedelic fans are in for a bliss-out with this one–there are some epic-length numbers on here, as well as shorter bursts of […]

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Happy Album Release Day! New album streaming for 24 hours.

If you can’t make it to New Orleans tonight for our album release party, don’t fret. You can still take part from a distance. For 24 hours today, Radio Backporch Revolution is streaming the new album. Listen to the stream directly at or via the Radio Backporch Revolution iPhone app. If you can make it […]

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Official 2xLP Release Party at Siberia: 31 March

On the last day of the month named for the planet Mars, Chef Menteur’s official public release party will be held at Siberia in New Orleans. Full lineup to be announced soon. You can buy the album at the show; any remaining copies (if any) of the album will be available for sale after that, […]

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20 copies of the new double LP available as preorder

As you may know, we are only making 200 copies of the new double LP and each copy is hand-printed on all 4 sides of the multicolor gatefold. We’ve suffered more than our share of delays from the pressing plant but the word is that they are finally shipping this week. Meanwhile, the album cover […]

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