I May Have Been Better Off Without You (a growing up fat in a fat-hating world comic)

For the last few years, I’ve been slowly working on this comic memoir about growing up as a fat female in western culture. I’ve gotten a lot of encouragement and words of concordance. I hope to have this completed and ready to publish by early 2020.


Tour: Bubba Crumrine & Machine Moon

Bubba is hitting the road with Machine Moon – Rochester, Detroit, Buffalo, Rutherford, West Haven, & Ithaca!

Release Show Photos

Photos by Ready For The Afterglow.

How Brightly Can You Burn? now shipping & streaming

Bubba’s new album is how shipping cassette and CD.

That Nagging Feeling

Dealing with self-expectations when they don’t meet your ridiculous standards

How Brightly Can You Burn? (The Death of Youth)

Just announced – April 20th, How Brightly Can You Burn? (The Death of Youth) will be out on Cassette and CD, thanks to Angry Mom Records and Orb Tapes.

Welcome to Ample Recompense!

Welcome! You’ve found the online creative outlet of Melisa and Bubba Crumrine. Visit the Gallery for examples of Melisa’s oil and ink work (and more) and Bubba’s music and graphic design. Check back to this feed for more recent work and glimpses into our archive!

This Doesn’t Feel Right

Melisa Casano – Oil on Canvas.

Baby So Sexy

Melisa Casano – Oil on Canvas.