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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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Special album release party for backers: Feb 11th.

The album won’t be available to the public till a month or so later, but we will be handing out albums in person to our Kickstarter backers on Saturday, February 11th. The party will be hosted by one of our backers at her house in Mid-city, and there will be food and beer. Backers will […]

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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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We’re Making a Record!

Chef Menteur has raised enough funds through our Kickstarter drive to put out the new double LP East of the Sun & West of the Moon on vinyl. The Man said it couldn’t be done. Vinyl? Ridiculous. DOUBLE VINYL? INSANE. So *thank you* to all our friends and supporters who helped us put the music, […]

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And oh yeah… we made it.

Thanks to all our friends, family, and fans for supporting us in our Kickstarter drive! We crossed the 100% line this weekend. Read more about it here.

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Pioneers, ambience, drumbeats and an exclusive mp3.

In my opinion CM are one of the most unheralded pioneers of ambience in the past 10 years. —from a new article about Chef Menteur on Beat the Indie Drum. There’s also an exclusive download of “I Belong to this Plateau” —the very first mp3 from East of the Sun and West of the Moon […]

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Letter from New Orleans: Why Kickstarter?

Dear friends, Chef Menteur’s Kickstarter project has only a couple of weeks to go. We feel like this is a good time to address the following question that some of you have asked us: “What is Kickstarter and why are you using it?” Because to be able to make this album, we need enough people […]

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July 15 “Bladerunner” show at the Eiffel Society with the Beams

For more info, go here. As part of our campaign to raise awareness for our Kickstarter project (only 2 weeks left!), we’ll be playing one final gig at another really cool and unique location. The show is next Friday, July 15th, at the Eiffel Society, the glass and iron building that rises above St. Charles […]

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New video: “Il obstrue ma vue de Vénus”

Over the past few weeks Dan has been dragging the rest of us around different parts of New Orleans. Without knowing why, we were told to drag our equipment through the streets, ruins, and parks of New Orleans. Parts of City Park, the French Quarter, New Orleans East (by the abandoned Six Flags amusement park) […]

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Rooftop Party / Kickstarter Update

Big thanks to everyone who came to our rooftop show on Saturday. It was a lot of fun, the weather was beautiful, the food was great, and the beer went down good. We really appreciated the support and hope you had a good time if you were able to make it. And of course, our […]

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