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


CAYETANA
"TIRED EYES" 7-INCH

ASPIGA / BY SURPRISE
SPLIT 7-INCH

SKANKIN' PICKLE
"SING ALONG WITH"
LP
/ CD

LINK 80
"17 REASONS" LP

DAN ANDRIANO IN
THE EMERGENCY ROOM

"PARTY ADJACENT" LP
/ CD

SLOW GHERKIN
"SHED SOME SKIN" LP

DOG PARTY
"VOL. 4" LP
/ CD

MU330
"CRAB RANGOON" LP

PET SYMMETRY
"PETS HOUNDS" LP
/ CD

THE ATOM AGE
"HOT SHAME" LP
/ CD

--- February 27, 2016 ---

AJJ / JOYCE MANOR
San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park



--- February 26, 2016 ---

AJJ / JOYCE MANOR
Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom



--- February 25, 2016 ---

AJJ / JOYCE MANOR
Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom



--- February 14, 2016 ---

SMITH STREET BAND
Fremantle, Australia @ Laneway Festival at Esplanade Reserve & West End



--- February 13, 2016 ---

CHEAP GIRLS
Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge

SMITH STREET BAND
Melbourne, Australia @ Laneway Festival at Footscray Community Arts Centre



--- February 12, 2016 ---

CHEAP GIRLS
Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge



--- February 11, 2016 ---

CHEAP GIRLS
Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock



--- February 10, 2016 ---

GREAT APES
San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill



--- February 9, 2016 ---

DOWSING
Boise, ID – Neurolux w/Hop Along

VOODOO GLOW SKULLS
Brighton, UK @ Sticky Mike’s



--- February 8, 2016 ---

DOWSING
Salt Lake City, UT @ The Underground


DOWSING LP
Available April 2016. Feel good sad jams from Chicago, IL.

DOGBRETH LP
Available Spring 2016. New full length of heartfelt and punky power-pop, with hints of The Boss, Thin Lizzy, and Phoenix, AZ sprinkled throughout.

CHEAP GIRLS "God's Ex-Wife" LP
Available Spring 2016. Collection of songs from 7"s, unreleased B-sides, and demos.

MIKE WATT & THE SECONDMEN / BERNAYS PROPAGANDA SPLIT 7-INCH
Available Spring 2016. The San Pedro legend meets this Macedonian post-punk band.

COLOSSAL / OWEN SPLIT 7-INCH
Available Spring 2016. Colossal's first new music in years, joined by fellow Chicago indie legend, Owen.

DINERS LP
Available Spring/Summer 2016. The third full length of wide-eyed, lush indie pop from this Phoenix band.