Snowbud Killer Bud

Snowbud Killer Bud

Out of print

Release Date August 1, 1993

Catalog No SP219

Self-identifying stoners Snowbud & the Flower People carried the mantle for druggy, psych-garage in the early 90s. The band was known not just for their musical releases, but for their comic books as well which were often packaged together – as is the case with their Sub Pop Singles Club single “Killer Bud / 3rd Shelf.” Prior to the release, band leader Chris Newman spent some time in a Portland jail and had to get bail money by relinquishing his music rights. Then after the 7-inch came out, Newman lived homeless in San Francisco for five years. Things turned out alright for him in the end as he returned to the Pacific Northwest to record more solo material and was one of the first artists inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame in 2007.

-Dusty Henry, courtesy of KEXP


  1. Killer Bud
  2. Third Shelf