Tue 22 Sep 2015

BFR Showcase at The Pinch on Thursday // New Lobo Marino vinyl!!!

Join us at The Pinch (3548 14th St NW, Washington DC 20010) this Thursday, September 24th at 8:00pm! Bad Friend teams up with Exploding in Sound and DCDIT for the raddest bill in town. Tereu Tereu plays their first show since February, with... Read More
Mon 11 May 2015

New Lobo Marino LP Out Tomorrow // CMJ Digs It

We're so excited to put out "We Hear The Ocean" tomorrow, Lobo Marino's fifth album!From the buzz of Jameson's mouthharp to the drone of Laney's accordion, Lobo Marino’s natural curiosity shines all over “We Hear The Ocean.” It's an... Read More
Tue 28 Apr 2015

Cotton Candy Cluster Bombs Out Now!

The new Drunken Sufis record is out now! The reviews so far have been awesome: "An instrumental collection of 26 bubblegummy spasms spread out over an unpredictable 23-minute grin, like some neon-hued children’s dance recital set entirely to Ponytail... Read More
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."

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