Tue 14 Apr 2015

Welcome Lobo Marino! // New Drunken Sufis!!

Bad Friend is proud to announce Lobo Marino will be releasing their newest album "We Hear The Ocean" both digitally and on vinyl with our humble label! The album comes out on May 12th, and vinyl ships out in July. We couldn't be happier to welcome their... Read More
Sat 03 Jan 2015

NPR's Lars Gotrich & Afropunk dig Laughing Man, make rad mixtapes

The critical priase keeps rolling in for Be Black Baby. Afropunk just dropped a sick new mixtape, including Laughing Man alongside tracks by J.Cole and D'Angelo (whose new LP is on constant repeat around here). Coincidentally, Lars Gotrich... Read More
Wed 24 Dec 2014

Be Black Baby gets year-end love. YOU get discounts.

Tis the season for lists, and the lists love Laughing Man. Both Washington City Paper and WAMU's Bandwidth listed Be Black Baby among their favorite releases of the year. And in case you missed it, Afropunk wrote fondly of the record this month, too!Welp,... Read More
Thu 18 Dec 2014

Benefit Comp Out Now!

The newest BFR release (BFR009) is out now. Killer remixes for a crucial cause. If you want to hear mutated tunes from Deleted Scenes, The Caribbean, and Tereu Tereu--or if you just want to help out a deeply important D.C. organization--the Benefit For... Read More
Tue 18 Nov 2014

New Remix Compilation to Benefit HIPS

After quietly working together for a year or so, we're excited to announce a round-robin remix project featuring Deleted Scenes, The Caribbean, and Tereu Tereu. The bands each remixed each others' songs, and the result is a friend-based, collaborative... Read More
Mon 17 Nov 2014

A Closer Listen reviews Fiber Optic Tap

Fantastic Drunken Sufis review from A Closer Listen--whose publication is quite accurately named:"They revel in the anarchy of the broken, and Fiber Optic Tap is a joyful, fractured noise."
Tue 14 Oct 2014

New Drunken Sufis Out Now // Gimme Tinnitus Review

Drunken Sufis' new drone record (and full-length video) FIBER OPTIC TAP is out now!  The music/video is all about obsolosence--the death of obsolete technology and our relationship with it. Naturally, we also put it out on CASSETTE which is... Read More
Wed 24 Sep 2014

New Laughing Man Video via Impose Mag

"Washington, D.C. foursome Laughing Man have proved daring in their musical style and content, combining a post-punk proclivity with some soul and old-school R&B while confronting racial anxieties head on. In 2010 they released their debut The... Read More

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