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


GREAT APES
"PLAYLAND AT THE BEACH"
12" EP

MIXTAPES / JABBER
SPLIT 7-INCH

ANTARCTIGO VESPUCCI
"I'M SO TETHERED" 7-INCH

POWERNAP
"OREOSMITH" LP

THE MURDERBURGERS
"HOW TO RUIN YOUR LIFE" LP

WARM THOUGHTS
"MAR VISTA" LP

HARD GIRLS
"A THOUSAND SURFACES"
LP
/ CD

HARD GIRLS
"HARD" LP

SPRAYNARD
"THE MARK TOM AND PATRICK SHOW" LP

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

--- February 4, 2015 ---

THE SMITH STREET BAND
Maroochydore, Australia @ Sol Bar w/ Pup



--- February 2, 2015 ---

CHEAP GIRLS
Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick w/ Sidekicks (Ian solo)



--- February 1, 2015 ---

THE SMITH STREET BAND
Melbourne, Australia @ Northcote Social Club w/ Pup



--- January 31, 2015 ---

ALL PEOPLE
New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks

THE HOT TODDIES
San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore

THE PEACOCKS
Lyss, Switzerland @ Kufa

THE SMITH STREET BAND
Melbourne, Australia @ The Hi-Fi w/ Pup



--- January 29, 2015 ---

WINTER BREAK
Pomona, CA @ VLHS


DOGS ON ACID 7-Inch
Available February 17, 2015. Stellar new indie/punk band, from members of Algernon Cadwallader and Snowing.

WARM THOUGHTS - INTANGIBLE 7-Inch
Available February 17, 2015. 2-songs from Elliot Babin's wonderful solo project. Punk rock with the hooks and thoughtfulness usually associated with songwriters like John K. Samson and Brian Wilson.

ANTARCTIGO VESPUCCI - I'M SO TETHERED 7-Inch
Available February 17, 2015. Chris Farren + Jeff Rosenstock = ANTARCTIGO VESPUCCI. Four sweet, sweet power-pop hits!

DAN POTTHAST - MY LIVING ROOM LP
Available April 2015. Already available on CD, but coming to you on vinyl soon, Dan P's newest album is dedicated to all you homebodies, rockin' out on your couches across the world.

KEMURI - MIRAI WA AKARUI CD/LP
Available April 2015. Collection of amazing songs from these Japanese ska/punk legends.

MONKEY - BANANARCHY CD/LP
Available April 2015. New full length of traditional and 2-Tone SKA from San Jose. Big brass like Bad Manners with the soul of the Isley Brothers.

THE ATOM AGE LP
Available April/May 2015. 3rd full length of sassy, raw garage punk from this Bay Area band.

PET SYMMETRY CD/LP
Available May 19 2015. Debut full length. Earnest pop/punk from Chicago.

WINTER BREAK LP
Available May 19 2015. Debut album from these former members of Summer Vacation. Dark, snotty punk for fans of Recess Records-style bands.

DOG PARTY - Vol. 4 CD/LP
Available June 2015. Sacramento duo with big buzzsaw guitars and undeniable melodies that channel equal parts Joey Ramone and Ronnie Spector.

DAN ANDRIANO IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM CD/LP
Available June/July 2015. Produced by Jeff Rosenstock with a killer backing band featuring members of Hard Girls and The Bruce Lee Band.


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