Posts tagged “Chubby Mummy”

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

For Your Hallowednesday Listening Pleasure: Extremely Halloween

It's not just an album: It's an alblum.

It’s not just an album: It’s an alblum.

Yes, fortunately (unfortunately?) it is that time of year again. Time for 25 tracks of improvised insanity, as Stusan Willsing and Hot Bokkin’ Harris of Chubby Mummy present their Halloween extravaganza: Extremely Hallowen (An Alblum). No, “Alblum” is not a typo. Just take a wissen:

“Enjoy!”

Categories: Holiday, Music, Wednesday Listening Pleasure.

Friday, 23 December 2016

‘Tis the Season to be Chubby

Chubby Mummy Cursemas Greeting: New Smash Single! A Chubby Mummy Mumble!

New Smash Single! A Chubby Mummy Mumble!

Glory be, there IS a reason to celebrate the holidays this season after all: Chubby Mummy has released a new hit “single” that features an awkward and uncomfortable invitation to join in the celebration: Cursemas Greeting! Let this new Chubby Mummy Mumble, like the Matrix of Leadership, light our darkest hour:

Join us. Won’t you?

Categories: Christmas, Music.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Trevor Peach Has Got You Covered

...SONG covered, that is! Get it?

…SONG covered, that is! Get it?

The Fourth volume of Trevor Peach’s one-song-a-week project (AKA “Squandered Promise of a Wasted Year”) has begun, and this one is a pretty awexome hum-dinger. In his previous volume he did remakes of some of his own “classic” songs. But in this volume he is going to be putting his own spin on other musicians’ songs with a series of cover songs! He’s released the track list, and it includes some delightfully surprising and bizarre choices. Here they all are (and you can listen to them all) right here:

1. Black Sparrow – J Hacha De Zola

2. Your Mother Doesn’t Love You – Jason Brunet

3. Long Way To Fall – The Electric NoNo

4. Jesus, Friend of Sinners – Joshua Stephens

5. First 48 – Chris Blount

6. Secret Squirrel – Robb Benson

7. Nightmares – Open Mike Eagle

8. Nightmares – The Hoot Hoots

9. Blueberries – Julia Massey

10. Shake – The Great UM

11. White Whale – Kid in the Attic

12. Mr. Boots – Incanus

13. Dada Pops – Chubby Mummy

Volume IV marks a musical departure from the previous three volumes as well, because they’re not being produced by Geoff B. Gibbs. They’re being produced by Vincent Fresco. That’s right: the Vincent Fresco who produced Trevor Peach’s very first EP back 12 years ago!

The first cover has already been released. You can take a wissen right here:

I’m particularly excited to see how Trevor and Vincent handle Open Mike Eagle’s hip-hop and Chubby Mummy’s general incompetence. Also, there are rumors that there might be a couple of bonus tracks that aren’t listed here. There’s some exciting things in the pipeline from Trevor Peach this summer FO SHO.

Categories: Music, My Famous Friends.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Glory of Glories: You Can Now Download Chubby Mummy

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Is this the real life? Or is it chubby fantasy?

All of my musical fever dreams are coming true. Last year, we finally got the glorious music of Trevor Peach released.

Earlier this year, the long-gestating glories of The Crazy Boy Floyds began to trickle out into the world.

And now we have the Glory of Glories, the most exalted of all music.

All of Chubby Mummy has been upload to the internets.

All Time Alblums

A Quarted of Insane Inane Genius

For those of you who aren’t in the know, here is the official description of Chubby Mummy:

Two fully grown siblings whose improvised silliness is preserved on platinum hit “alblums” via tape recorders and cell phones. Chubby Mummy kind of has to be heard to be believed.

That really doesn’t do it justice. For starters, they’re completely bonkers insane. For seconds, they can’t carry a tune and have almost no sense of rhythm. They make The Shaggs seem as competent and skilled as Yo-Yo Ma. But they are frikkin’ funny. Many “songs” just collapse at the end because one or both of them are laughing too hard to continue. They’re also unreasonably enthusiastic and it’s completely infectious.

May I be pretentious for a moment? I shall: CHUBBY MUMMY IS THE GREATEST “OUTSIDER ART” MUSICAL ACT SINCE WESLEY WILLIS. Chubby Mummy is the raw, unspoiled joy of absolutely-uncensored improv.

Here’s a typical sample, where the two try to come up with what the next song will be, and then try (and fail) to perform that song:

And here is one of their more “successful” songs, where they actually manage to keep going for more than a few seconds:

Glorious.

Wait, I didn’t do that right.

GLORIOUS

There’s that’s better.

Head on over to the Chubby Mummy Bandcamp site to catch ’em all! You might be sorry you did! Or you might just find everything you never knew you were missing in your miserable life (spoiler: that last part probably won’t happen).

Don't let Chubby Mummy down!

Don’t let Chubby Mummy down!

Categories: Music.

Monday, 5 October 2009

“Of the Month” October ’09

Link of the Month:
Breakfast of the Gods Breakfast of the Gods
A stunningly hilarious and frighteningly accurate parody of those mega-crossover “event” comics like Crisis on Infinite Earths, this is the story of a nefarious vampire and his monstrous henchmen plotting to plunge the world into eternal night. Only an army of unlikely heroes can stop evil from triumphing. Oh, and did I mention that the vampire is Count Chocula and that the heroes are led by Captain Crunch and Tony the Tiger? This comic has to be seen to be believed.

Album of the Month:
October 2009 Album of the Month Chubby Mummy: Extremely Hallowen: An Alblum
How can one describe this, perhaps the most quintessential Hallowen alblum ever recorded? This isn’t just Hallowen, after all; this is EXTREMELY HALLOWEEN. Hot Bokkin’ Harris and Stusan Willsing are at their most spooky and fright-inducing here. Just look at the titles of the tracks and try not to get freaked out of your gourd. YOU WILL FAIL AT NOT GETTING FREAKED OUT OF YOUR GOURD. Plus, and this’ll blow your mind just thinking about it, this alblum includes not only regular songs, but album songs as well!

DVD of the Month:
October 2009 DVD of the Month Lifeforce
This is absolutely the horror movie that has everything you could ever want: sci-fi monsters, vampires, body-possessing demons, frenzied zombies, and a lot of nudity. And that’s all just one character! This is a wonderfully schizophrenic mid-80s classic from Tobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist) that seems to shift genres ever 15 minutes or so. First it’s an Alien-style sci-fi spookfest. Then it’s a (naked) vampire movie. Then it’s about trying to track down an evil that’s hopping from body to body. Then it’s about a zombie/vampire outbreak in London. And then… it’s completely crazy and absolutely wonderful, and features a really fun small role by Patrick Stewart.

Categories: Arts & Crafts, Links, Movies, Music, Of the Month.