With the recent graduation of Nurse Trixie DeHavilland, C.O.G. suddenly finds itself with a personnel opening. Who will be simultaneously qualified and insane enough to apply first?!
Vocals..........Dr. Milo T. Pinkerton III
Keyboards.......Dr. Ivan Stroganoff
Electric Kazoo..Dr. Milo T. Pinkerton III
recorded and mastered at C.O.G. Secret Lab, Harahan, LA, by Lewis D'Aubin
Steve's Big Dumb Podcast! Hey folks... I now have a Big Dumb Podcast! Tune in anytime you like... I'm doing them every couple days. :)
Ookla The Mok
Help Save Ookla! So, Ookla the Mok was in St. Louis last weekend, and our trailer was broken into, and we lost our guitars, microphones, effects, misc. gear, and merchandise!
Please help spread the word by disseminating the GoFundMe link far and wide!
Thank you all for your support over the years. With your help, we'll be back on the road again very soon!
Nuclear Bubble Wrap
Logan Whitehurst Stretch Goal Update: The Mini Album of Luv!
We're going for the stretch goal of putting the companion EP, The Mini Album of Luv on vinyl. Here's how it works:
If we can make it to $14,000 (that's $4,000 on top of our initial goal), we will press an extremely limited run of The Mini Album of Luv on both vinyl and cassette tape. The way it will work for backers:
-EVERY REWARD TIER will receive a copy of The Mini Album of Luv on cassette, as a token of our appreciation.
-ANY REWARD TIERS that include the vinyl LP of Goodbye My 4-Track will receive a vinyl copy of The Mini Album of Luv as well. This applies to the $100, $250, and $400 bundle rewards as well as the regular "LP" reward tier, or any reward tiers such as "LP + CD," etc. Bottom line: if we make it to $14,000, and your reward includes the Goodbye My 4-Track vinyl, you're getting a Mini Album vinyl too!
-THE TEST PRESSING BUNDLE will also include a vinyl test pressing of The Mini Album of Luv.
Thank you so much for the enthusiastic response we've gotten on this campaign!
Nuclear Bubble Wrap
Logan Whitehurst & The Junior Science Club – Goodbye, My 4-Track Kickstarter
Logan Whitehurst's music was our inspiration for starting this record label.
Logan was a songwriting, graphic designing, multi-instrument beholding wizard of the light-heartedly absurd. He was known as the drummer for bands like Little Tin Frog and The Velvet Teen, but it was his original work that struck a chord with us. His music was an ever-changing stew of genre, his lyrics could be silly and hilarious on one track then poignant and beautiful on the next. His music was comparable to artists such as Lemon Demon, They Might Be Giants, and Jonathan Coulton.
In December 2006, Logan passed away from brain cancer at 29. In the years since, we've covered his songs and mimicked his unquestionably unique style. There was even an award named after him. We cherish the work he left behind.
Though Logan released many albums in his lifetime, few held together as a concise piece of art quite like 2003’s Goodbye, My 4-Track. The 21-track masterpiece deftly portrayed the full breadth of Logan’s talent. Iconic purveyor of radio buffoonery Dr. Demento has even referred to this album as the “Sgt. Pepper’s of comedy music”. Late last year, we realized that it never was given a proper LP release. We believe this album really deserves it.
And so, with the support and assistance of Logan’s family and friends, Needlejuice aims to re-issue the album on vinyl LP, CD, and cassette. We aim to make this the best possible package across all three formats. To do that, we need your help. We're looking to raise $10,000 over the next 30 days to fund the pressing, as well as a vinyl re-master from the original CD audio. In addition to the album proper, doing this release as a Kickstarter also allows us to provide some exclusive rewards.
The vinyl LP will be available on "Lizard Green & Fish Orange" 180-gram colored vinyl with full-color gatefold sleeve and lyric inserts. It will also include a retrospective forward by Dr. Demento.
EXCLUSIVE KICKSTARTER REWARDS:
An incredibly limited CD run of The Mini-Album of Luv, Goodbye, My 4-Track's original companion disc.
Dr. Demento has given us a very limited amount of the long-out-of-print Basement Tapes compilations that feature songs by Logan.
As a special reward, Logan's family has provided a box of rare promo posters from the original 2003 release.
New Devo Spice Shirt Available for a *VERY* Limited Time
Devo Spice is making up more of the shirts that he usually performs in. Since some people have expressed interest in getting their own he is making it available to order. However, he has to place the order soon, so it will only be available for sale for a day or so. So get your order in now!
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