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Wow! Did we ever receive some awesome news. It has just been confirmed that we will be featured along side of one of our favoritesm, Sublime with Rome, on a FREE Guitar Center compilation CD. The compilation will be available on December 13th at Guitar Centers nation wide. And as if that isnt cool enough we have been told that "Court Tomorrow" will be the second song on the CD behind only Sublime's track. Make sure you stop off at any Guitar Center this December and pick up a copy of the compilation. I know we will! Big house party going on this weekend. When I say big house party I mean Cheezy and the Crackers, Plantation, and Reason to Rebel. Thats right! Reason to Rebel will be in town getting theyre shit off. The house party will be the 29th at the Plantation House in Vineland. Hit us up for more details..all are welcome
A certain someone once said, "I need to know stuff." That someone was brilliant and that someone that said it was me. And I was stoned as hell but that is beside the point. The real point is that the world needs to know stuff and where better to get your intel then the most trusted source ever? Thats exactly the reason why we set up a Facebook page for CCTV. It will be streaming with constant updates on the stories and events that matter. "Like" us and be privy to all the crazy crap we come up with. Also we got our smart phone game up so if you have an Android then go on and upload our Crackers App. Its totally free. Season 2 of CCTV coming soon on our YouTube Channel and fb page and #CrackerTwats for the tweets and such. Thats it , much love (RESPECCCCTT!!!) -Berto
How'd you get into Music? Where are you from? How did we get into music? Well maybe that is as simple as we can’t quite do anything else good? Nah, we got into music because it is a universal language and we feel as if we speak that shit fluently. No wait, scratch all that, we got into this because it’s a fun way to meet people all over while traveling. No that can’t be right. In all actuality we got into music because we love it. Deeply! All of us in Cheezy and the Crackers have a true passion for music as well as making it with each other. I guess growing up in Vineland New Jersey, a ghetto infested center city wrapped in farm fields, music is all we had. It’s not like there is a lot to do in our town other then jam and put on shows locally at bars. So that’s what we did for years…jam and put on shows in our town until our buzz became big enough that we found ourselves playing all over the east coast. So that brings us to today! Fresh off a short run of shows in Florida talking to you. Who are some of your influences? Music, Business or otherwise? Our influences are so diverse. There are 5 of us in the group, all of which have a different taste in music and entertainment. But as a group we are really into reggae and hip hop, and that much shows in our music. What have you been up to recently? Events, radio play, mag features, other media? We’re oh so broke so it is kind of hard to brag about anything but we find a way to do it just the same. We are a complete DIY band. That fact alone is enough to brag about. We have managed to release an album on our own, set up tours on our own, push ourselves to radio stations, listeners and so forth all with out the help and or backing of a label. This past month was a big one for us in the Crackers camp. We toured a spell in Florida, we were the featured band on WMMR in Philadelphia, and our album “Don’t Talk About It, Be About It” which we released in April is finally up on iTunes and all other digital outlets. All in all life has been good. The LIST is all about positivity and success. What improvements would you like to see in the industry? Improvements? If our album was purchased we feel it would do a number to improve us as individuals. It couldn’t hurt the “business” either. Especially ours! What's next for Cheezy and the Crackers? Plugs? Shoutouts? Extensive touring. We plan on hitting the road again in December. We also will have a few videos and some new material being released via the internet in the near future. What is next for us? Hopefully we start showing up on your ipods and in your CD changers.
We are headed out on the road a week from today! Our plans have been all along to record and release what we deem as a quality album ourselves and then hit the road as part of our promotional campaign. Well we released said album, "Don't Talk About It, Be About It", on April 21st of this year and now we are finally ready to hit the ol' dusty trail. We will be starting a fall/winter full of restless promoting and playing in Florida....pretty much the whole east coast to be exact. The five of us and our trusted roadie Jake the Boy will be headed to Florida on Tuesday the 20th to spread our Crackers seed. We are all sooo stoked. We made a ton of friends last time we played in Fl, even a guy named Plum Loco, and we're super excited to see em all again as well as some new faces. Make sure to follow us on Twitter so you can be kept in the loop on all the on-goings and funny shit that takes place while we're on the road. @cheezyandthecra ......Thanks for giving a shit! We love you - Albert
TODAY IS THE DAY! Our album "Don't Talk About It, Be About It" is finally available for purchase and consumption. It has been a long 2 years in the making. Finally it has been released. "Don't Talk About It, Be About It" can be purchased through iTunes, Rhapsody, CD Baby, Interpunk.net, cheezyandthecrackers.com, as well as at any shows or from any member of the band. Track list: 1. When Something Is Not Right 2. Crackers Anthem 3. Stare at the Dirt 4. Court Tomorrow 5. B.I.G. with My Currency 6. Rhythm Is Light 7. Amsterdam Everywhere I Am 8. Europe 9. Empty Seat (Baby, You Can Roll with Me) 10. Don't Let Go 11. You Already Know 12. I'm Gone All Songs written by Cheezy and the Crackers Recorded at KH Studios, Millville NJ Produced by Kevin Hogan and Cheezy and the Crackers
This week we will debut our video campaign on the internet. Our first episode for CCTV NEWS will be viewable and shareable this week. We hope you enjoy our creative and strange way of relaying news and information to you. Randy and Albert have spent quite a bit of time preparing some cool stuff so we hope you enjoy. In addition to our up coming videos our Album, "Dont Talk About It, Be About It!", will be released April 21st for purchase. ...... the summer months are almost here so crack open a cold one, load up the bong, and check out Cheezy and the Crackers! ps: make sure you check out our YouTube/Facebook for CCTV vids....our first episode will be up this week
It has been quite some time sinse we last blogged. So much goin on now a days. Our album, "Don't talk About It, Be About It!" is set for release on April 21st, finally. Can not wait untill you guys get a chance to hear what we have been working on for the past 2 years. We are very excited to be so close to release. Also, we have been working with a film and production crew as well as filming ourselves in an attempt to bring our madness to life and give ourselves a "visual" chance on the internet. Stop by our YouTube and check out what I am talking about! Plenty of big shows planned for the spring and summer. Stay up on us and make sure to get your copy of "Don't talk About It, Be About It!" this April. - Peace, Love and all that jazz!!
So much going on. Seems every time i log on to update our blog im saying just that. Well, its true. There is so much going on. Our web page "cheezyandthecrackers.com" is up and running and looking good. We have several big shows coming up too. So keeps it real and stay up on us.
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Big things going down lately for Cheezy and The Crackers fans! On August 20th we will be playing an all ages show with one of our fave bands, Less Than Jake, at Hangar 84.http://www.hangar84music.com/ 20 S. 6th Street, Vineland, NJ 08360. Doors open at 6pm. First 50 get advanced copies of sample tracks from our new CD "Don't Talk About It. Be About It!". First 100 get Crackers Cash Grab Bags and Merch.Tickets are $18.00 at the door or just contact us directly at email@example.com to get them for $15.00. You can expect to see alot more coming out from The Crackers in the near future. We've been collaborating with the cats over at Waynes Way Productions http://www.myspace.com/521669157 and have lots of new projects on the way. If you come out to a show you're likely to find us filming for various videos that are in the works plus expect lots of new music. We also have new shirts and other new merch with artwork by Travis Whildin. So come to a show and check us out.
Big things going down lately for Cheezy and The Crackers fans! On August 20th we will be playing an all ages show with Less Than Jake at Hangar 84.http://www.hangar84music.com/ 20 S. 6th Street, Vineland, NJ 08360. Doors open at 6pm. First 50 get advanced copies of sample tracks from our new CD "Don't Talk About It. Be About It!". First 100 get Crackers Cash Grab Bags and Merch.Tickets are $18.00 at the door or just contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to get them for $15.00. In addition we will be traveling to Ohio, near Dayton, for The Wham Bam Thank You Jam www.whambamthankujam.com August 13-14th. at Hannons Camp America 8501 Camden College Corner Rd., Ohio 45003. Other PA Shows TBA. Our newest CD "Dont Talk About It. Be About It!" is nearly finished so over the next few weeks we will be previewing tracks from it online. We start, appropriately, with "Crackers Anthem", "you might not quite know who we be." but this track will give you a good feel for what the crackers are all about. You can expect to see alot more coming out from The Crackers in the near future. We've been collaborating with the cats over at Waynes Way Productions http://www.myspace.com/521669157 and have lots of new projects on the way. If you come out to a show you're likely to find us filming for various videos that are in the works plus expect lots of new music. We also have new shirts and other new merch with artwork by Travis Whildin. So come to a show and check us out. We're at The Tuckahoe Inn http://www.tuckahoeinn.com/ 1 Tuckahoe Rd, Beesleys Point, NJ every Wednesday at 7. On the waterfront, great food, inside and outside bar. Plus check our schedule for other shows near you.