Tue 26 Apr 2016

Photo Ops Vinyl on Friday // New Music Ahead!

HOT WAX  Get yr turntables ready-- Photo Ops' "Vacation" hits vinyl on Friday! Yep, this very week.You can preorder it now on Bandcamp or pick it up from Merchtable. If you live near LA, check out the vinyl release show at Hotel Cafe on Thursday!   NEW... Read More
Mon 22 Feb 2016

Vacation Out Now // Vinyl Coming Soon

The new Photo Ops record is out now, and the internet is eating it up! Consequence of Souond calls it "a simple and beautiful ode to healing, foregoing metaphors for straight-forward confessions." PASTE calls it "deceptively dreamy." Bullett... Read More
Tue 01 Dec 2015

Special Edition Holiday Zine + Cassette

The Holidays are here. The holi-daze is here.  Promos, Adverts, Expectations, Family Gatherings, Memories, Hugs... frankly, it's a lot to deal with.  So we put together some songs, recipes, reflections, photos, and drawings--all about surviving... Read More
Wed 07 Oct 2015

Lobo Marino Vinyl DEETZ

The Lobo Marino vinyl has arrived, folks. And it's GORGEOUS. Swirled, colored vinyl from Palomino Press, featuring several different styles: creamy pink, bright green, soft yellow, swampy gray... you never know which one you'll get! The art was designed... Read More
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

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