POSTED: Friday, March 4, 2011 - 5:56pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 4, 2011 - 6:48pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) -- In the middle of all the Mardi Gras celebrations, Phantom Party Records, a Baton Rouge-based music label, is releasing its first compilation album.
The compilation CD is an album that features 13 tracks from 13 different local Phantom Party Record artists.
"Phantom Party Records' Compilation No. 1 features all 10 of the phantom Party bands, as well as three additional bands. Most of the bands on the compilation recorded songs at Phantom Party Studios in Baton Rouge," Chase Landrum, Business Director for Phantom Party Records, explained.
Phantom Party Record strive to bring awareness to the contiguously beating but sometimes forgotten music scene in Baton Rouge.
"If you've never heard of Phantom Party's bands and want to get a taste of the best local Baton Rouge music, this is the place to start," Cohen Hartman, Studio Engineer and member of the local band Bone Machine, said.
The Compilation CD includes tracks by local bands Royal Teeth, He Bleeds Fireman, The Widowers, Prom Date, Will DOon, Cohen Hartman and the Bone Machine, The Have-Nauts, German Error Message, Sun Hotel, England in 1819, Kozmic Nod, Gypsy Space Caaravan, Monsters Will.
Phantom Party will have its second showcase at The Varsity Theatre on Friday, March 4.
Royal Teeth, Bone Machine, England in 1819 and He Bleeds Fireman will all be performing.
The show starts at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10. Ages 18 and up.