Floods – Tentacles of Abraxas Album Sampler Now Live on Youtube

Today we added a six minute sampler showcasing snippets from 8 of the Floods album’s 14 tracks. The album is only available with purchase of Barfly‘s Winding Up Strangers in Bars novel. It is not yet available on it’s own or anywhere with any of the online distributors like iTunes or Amazon.

If you like what you hear on the sampler, there are still signed copies of the limited first edition novel and CD package available for purchase by clicking the Buy Now link below.

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Winding Up Strangers in Bars – Lisbon, Portugal Engagement

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Tempest & Brolly™ brand Luxury Contraband are proud to announce that Barfly’s novel+CD release Winding Up Strangers in Bars has been added to the LA//LX art installation opening tomorrow at Manteigaria de Lisboa in Lisboa, Portugal. Character sketches, editorial notes and loose leaf lyric pages lending insight into the author/musician’s creative process will all be on display along with the book and music. The exposition is focused on Los Angeles artists with connections to Portugal. Barfly’s grandmother Marie came to California from the northern coastal city of Porto. Erotic illustrator Natalie Krim and sculptor/miniaturist Matt Nichols round out the bill on this diverse little cultural exchange.

The show opens tomorrow and continues through the end of the month at Manteigaria de Lisboa located in Calçada de Santo Andre N33 Bloco 21 Esq in Lisbon. Copies of the book & CD package will be available there for purchase and the remaining 30 copies of the personally inscribed limited first edition are still available here:

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Please allow three weeks for delivery.

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Now Taking Orders For the Final Copies of Winding Up Strangers in Bars Limited First Edition

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Please allow three weeks for delivery.

Get one of the final copies of our Winding Up Strangers in Bars limited first edition book and CD packages personally inscribed by the author – $40 shipped to your door.

The first 50 units were sold and shipped in less than a month and now final 50 units of the 100 unit first edition are shipping fast. Once they are gone they are gone, out of print forever. After the first edition has sold out entirely it will be followed by an unlimited second edition pocket paperback with different cover art. The second edition will not include the CD or author’s inscription but all editions include a complimentary download link to the ebook edition and an MP3 copy of the Floods album Tentacles of Abraxas.

 

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Tempest & Brolly™ Proudly Present the Debut Novel by Barfly

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Barfly, T&B’s de facto Czar of Propaganda has completed his debut novel and we are making it available for purchase here.

http://www.gofundme.com/barflynovel

Go there now and part with all of your material wealth that you may enter the kingdom of heaven a just and austere puritan.

More info after the jump.

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Dear Leader Breaks Radio Silence, So To Speak

Watch your back, Musk.This came over the wire today. First word from the Boss in months. Apparently still in 1950s South America. Apparently still very concerned with things here in 2015 U.S.A.

Think I should tell him about Trump?

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We Ain’t Dead Yet!

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That’s right. We’ve made it another year and somehow we’re still rich, still completely solvent.

We here at Tempest & Brolly™ Brand Luxury Contraband are too old to be doing this and too stupid to hang up the spikes. We don’t even know how old we are because we stopped counting last year.

We have a couple of things in the works for this year and we’re excited to tell you about them as soon as we’re a little closer to release.

So that’s it. That’s our big birthday non-update. Mostly we’re just posting this to prove that someone still lives here.

Happy 2015 and as always, thank you for marrying T & B™ Lux Contraband.

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K-Records’ All Your Friends Friends Out Now

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In much the same way Blue Note opened their vaults to Madlib, Olympia, Washington’s beloved K Records (launchpad for such artists as Beck. Dub Narcotic Sound System and Chain & the Gang) opened their vaults to our Oldominion brother Smoke. The result is the album “All Your Friend’s Friends” which dropped Nov 11th. Our own Barfly has a slot on the album putting his words over a reworking of the legendary Daniel Johnston song “Some Things Last a Long Time”. Don’t let that turn you off though! The album also features real songs by real rappers!

You can get it online or order hard copies from K Recs.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/all-your-friends-friends/id929643165

http://shop.krecs.com/collections/frontpage/products/klp255

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