April 10, 2013

DO YOU BOOK DIY SHOWS?-All of you who book shows across the United States or actually anywhere in the world, get in touch. Trying to build a good network of DIY venues/promoters for Asian Man Records bands. So get in touch if you can help with booking. mikeparkmusic@gmail.com

TRADES: Anybody live in the bay area?? Near San Francisco? Want to trade stuff for Asian Man cds, shirts, etc. What free stuff you ask?? Basically
anything..if you work in a restaurant, theater, any type of entertainment like arcades, batting cages, amusement parks, blah blah….anything. Let’s trade!! Anything we have at Asian Man is up for trade. BOOYAH!!

HEY! HO! LET’S GO!
Happy Thursday. What a beautiful day here in San Jose. Makes me super duper happy!! WOO HOO!.. Anyways, here we go…..

Pre-orders for the WILD’s new full length album “Dreams Are Maps” and PET SYMMETRY’s “Two Songs About Cars. Two Songs With Long Titles” 7” are both up for pre-order on the asian man site.

The Pet Symmetry record features Evan Weiss from Into It. Over It and Erik Czaja and Marcus Nuccio from Dowsing. The 7” is friggin good. Just imagine that great Midwest pop punk sound, but just done right. You can check out a track here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWcPSFOVgAw&feature=share&list=UUgb_VNaXqPf1Di-kBfP9V6g

The first pressing is on random colored vinyl and there are 700 of these made. These will be gone soon. I hadn’t realized how fanatical Into It. Over It. and Dowsing fans were about vinyl. The band announced it yesterday and we’ve sold more than 400 without any mention on our end. WOWZA. So yeah, if you want to get this then you better hurry. FUN FUN

THE WILD from Atlanta, GA. Have graced us with the most beautiful follow up record anybody could ask for. The band headed south to Laura Jane Grace’s studio with Laura gracing her production to what is now “DREAMS ARE MAPS”. Everything about the record is beautiful. From the Gatefold jacket designed by Dianna Settles from the Wild, to the amazing song writing, to the performance, to the production, and blah blah blah.

We’ve set up a few different package deals for the WILD album. It’s all detailed on the asian man site.

Okay… I think that’s it for today. Oh yes, one last thing. Myself and Dan Potthast are flying out to New Orleans tomorrow to participate in the COMMUNITY RECORDS BLOCK PARTY festival, so if any of you friends live out there, please come out and say hello. It’s always fun being surrounded by nice and friendly people.
Peace always, Mike Park


HARD GIRLS
"HARD" LP

BRUCE LEE BAND
"EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT, MY FRIEND" LP

HARD GIRLS
"A THOUSAND SURFACES"
LP
/ CD

SPRAYNARD
"THE MARK TOM AND PATRICK SHOW" LP

DAN POTTHAST
"MY LIVING ROOM" CD

JOYCE MANOR
SELF-TITLED LP
/ CD

KOO KOO KANGA ROO
"WHOOPTY WHOOP"
LP
/ CD

MIKE WATT /
CHRONICS

Split 7"

ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD
"LIVE AT THE CRESCENT BALLROOM" LP

THE SMITH STREET BAND
"DON'T FUCK WITH OUR DREAMS" LP
/ CD

--- September 21, 2014 ---
JOYCE MANOR / EXQUISITES
Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall

SPRAYNARD
Dublin, Ireland @ Fibber Magees w/ Modern Baseball

--- September 20, 2014 ---
JOYCE MANOR / EXQUISITES
Atlanta, GA @ Mammal Gallery

KOO KOO KANGA ROO
Yeovil, UK @ Westland w/ Frank Turner

SUNDIALS
Richmond, VA @ Broadberry w/ Ann Beretta

VOODOO GLOW SKULLS
Las Vegas, NV @ Viva Ska Vegas

--- September 19, 2014 ---
JOYCE MANOR / EXQUISITES
Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506

KOO KOO KANGA ROO
Bath, UK @ Pavilion w/ Frank Turner

SPRAYNARD
Birmingham, England @ Asylum w/ Modern Baseball

VOODOO GLOW SKULLS
Palm Desert, CA @ Hood Bar

--- September 18, 2014 ---
KOO KOO KANGA ROO
Northampton, UK @ The Roadmender w/ Frank Turner

WILD MOTH
San Francisco, CA @ Honey Hive w/ Radiator Hospital, Joyride

--- September 17, 2014 ---
JOYCE MANOR / EXQUISITES
Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer


HARD GIRLS - HARD LP
Available Fall 2014. Collection of songs from the band's two digital EPs as well as previously unreleased material.

HAPPY WAGS
Available Fall 2014. Jesse Wagner from the Aggrolites makes an album for kids! Some songs reflect his reggae roots, with others venturing into punk rock, country, and even funky 1980's-style R&B.

MURDERBURGERS - HOW TO RUIN YOUR LIFE LP
Available Fall 2014. Re-issue of their killer 1st album, a modern pop-punk classic.

MIXTAPES / JABBER Split 7-Inch
Available Fall 2014. Pop-punk madness!

WARM THOUGHTS - MAR VISTA LP
Available Fall 2014. Bedroom-recording project of Elliot Babin (of Touche Amore). For fans of The Weakerthans, Joyce Manor, and The Beach Boys.

GREAT APES - PLAYLAND AT THE BEACH EP
Available Fall 2014. New collection of songs inspired by and told from the perspective of different sites and locales in San Francisco.

PET SYMMETRY
Available Winter 2014/2015. Debut full length.

MONKEY
Available Winter 2015. New full length of traditional and 2-Tone SKA from San Jose.



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