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FEBRUARY 13, 2014

Posted on February 13, 2014 by Comments are off

Happy day before Valentines!
The dumbest holiday around cause shouldn’t everyday be Valentines day when you’re in love?
Anyways, my wife and I will celebrate by going to Costco and eating free samples.. Maybe we’ll splurge and get a slice of Pizza for $1.50? Who knows? It’s Valentines Day after all, so anything is possible.

Ok..here we go!
The big news is that SPRAYNARD are reuniting on May 24th in Philadelphia, Pa at the First Unitarian Church. This will coincide with a new release that consists of out of print singles and also a new recording they did last week. Most importantly friendships have been mended and even the slight possibility of them doing more stuff is just super exciting. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon EST. http://www.r5productions.com/event/496171-spraynard-philadelphia/

More SPRAYNARD. “Funtitled” has been out of print for nearly a year now, but the third pressing just arrived. This time it’s 500 on Clear BLUE vinyl.
You can order it here: http://asianmanrecords.storenvy.com/collections/197073-12-inch-vinyl/products/3352959-spraynard-funtitled-lp

2nd pressing of Wild Moth “Over, Again” has arrived. This pressing consists of 300 on opaque white vinyl. You can order here:

http://asianmanrecords.storenvy.com/products/2248755-wild-moth-over-again-lp

And finally those living in the San Francisco Bay Area, we’ll be at thee Parkside this Saturday from noon-5 ish for the first BAY AREA RECORD FAIR. It’s a free event and DOG PARTY will be playing along with other great bands and tons of labels including FAT, ALTERNATIVE TENTACLES, 1234 GO, and so many more. Lots of vinyl will be available for great prices.
hope to see some friendly faces. Be well.
Peace, mike park

JANUARY 24, 2014

Posted on February 13, 2014 by Comments are off

Happy New Year!! 24 days after the fact, but hey!! It’s the thought that counts right? Okay, here’s a short one for you. We just got ASIAN MAN pint glasses that are exclusive for our record club members. If you have an existing membership, you will automatically get one. If you’re a former member, then please re-NEW!

You can order here http://asianmanrecords.storenvy.com/collections/234988-new-releases/products/172 2548-amr-record-club

You’ll also get an exclusive asian man slip mat and an old school asian man t-shirt. Already have those? Well, give em away as gifts. People won’t know you’re recycling goods, they’ll just think you’re a swell person. Have any questions? Email me at mikeparkmusic@gmail.com

Okay, that is all. Have a great weekend.
Peace, mike park

NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Posted on February 13, 2014 by Comments are off

TYPHOON HAIYAN FUND RAISER!!
Help us raise money for our brothers and sisters in the Philippines who have been devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. A $20 donation will net you an Asian Man Records full color T-Shirt and will include 2 random CD’s.

At times like this I wish I had the popularity of a Kanye West so I could do more. But even though we’re a small community, the Asian Man family has always been quick to help support others when they are in need. Please share and be well(All money will go to charity. We also need suggestions of a good place or places to send money to).
Peace, mike park

http://asianmanrecords.storenvy.com/products/3583141-donation-for-typhoon-haiyan

August 22, 2013

Posted on August 22, 2013 by Comments are off

ATOM AGE FREE EP, THE SMITH STREET BAND, GREAT APES/WILD MOTH PREORDER

Happy Tuesday!! So much to cover…..Let’s go!!
-THE ATOM AGE
FREE EP!! This 5 piece plays Garage Punk heavily influenced by bands like The Sonics, Rocket From The Crypt, MC5, and The Hives. Horn tinged Rock ‘N’ Roll is an apt description for the band, but the band makes no secret that they take great pride in paying tribute to feral and wild Rock ‘N’ Roll from decades past while laying down their own modernized sound. Download for free here: http://ep.theatomage.com

-THE SMITH STREET BAND.
Have you heard these guys yet? Here’s what they have to say about themselves:
“We are a shitty band from Melbourne who enjoy mock meat and alcohol. We play heaps of shows and tour lots because it’s fun”.

Hmmmm… I like that BIO. Very simple and straight to the point. We will be releasing their brand new EP “Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams” on CD/LP and will also be re-releasing their first 2 albums “Sunshine & Technology” and “No One Gets Lost Anymore”. Both on CD/LP. Catch them hitting the US supporting Frank Turner.
October 04 – Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
October 05 – Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI
October 06 – Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA
October 07 – The Waiting Room, Omaha, NE
October 09 – Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
October 11 – Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT
October 12 – Hard Rock Live Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
October 14 – The Fonda, Los Angeles, CA
October 15 – House of Blues, San Diego, CA
October 16 – The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
October 18 – The Neptune, Seattle, WA
October 19 – Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
October 20 – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
October 22 – MacEwan Ballroom, Calgary, AB
October 23 – The Union Hall, Edmonton, AB
October 25 – Louis’, Saskatoon, SK
October 26 – The Garrick, Winnipeg, MB
October 28 – Varsity Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
October 29 – The Vic, Chicago, IL
October 30 – The Blue Note, Columbia, MO
November 01 – Granada Theater, Dallas, TX
November 02 – Mohawk, Austin, TX
November 04 – Fitzgerald’s, Houston, TX
November 05 – Soul Kitchen, Mobile, AL
November 06 – Jack Rabbits, Jacksonville, FL
November 08 – Culture Room, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
November 09 – Beachum Theatre, Orlando, FL
November 10 – Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA
November 12 – The Music Farm, Charleston, SC
November 13 – Jillian’s, Columbia, SC
November 15 – Amos’ Southend, Charlotte, NC
November 16 – The Norva, Norfolk, VA
November 18 – The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
November 19 – Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville, VA
November 20 – The Taft Ballroom, Cincinnati, OH
November 22 – St. Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI
November 23 – Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
November 24 – Calvin Theater, Northampton, MA
November 25 – Upstate Concert Theater, Albany, NY
November 27 – Terminal 5, New York, NY
November 29 – Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
November 30 – House of Blues, Boston, MA

-WILD MOTH
-THE GREAT APES
Pre-Orders for WILD MOTH and GREAT APES are up and ready for you to love.
Wild Moth play thoughtful and sludgy post-punk with a heavy dose of melodicism from San Francisco, CA. Listen to a track here: https://soundcloud.com/asianmanrecords/wild-moth-souvenir-no-future

GREAT APES also hail from San Francisco. Think Jawbreaker meets Jawbox meets the Lawrence Arms. This band features Brian Moss from the Ghost, Hanalei, Wunder Years. One of the most underrated song writers of our time. Listen to a track here: http://youtu.be/ewM3M3nZyUk

Just go to http://www.asianmanrecords.com and you will see these up for sale. Both are strictly VINYL releases and come with a Download code.

Okay, that’s it for now. Be well.
Peace, mike park

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PET SYMMETRY
"PETS HOUNDS" LP
/ CD

WINTER BREAK
S/T LP

KEMURI
"MIRAI WA AKARUI" LP
/ CD

MONKEY
"BANANARCHY" LP
/ CD

DOGS ON ACID
7-INCH

ALL PEOPLE
"LEARN FORGET REPEAT" LP

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

GREAT APES
"PLAYLAND AT THE BEACH"
12" EP

MIXTAPES / JABBER
SPLIT 7-INCH

WARM THOUGHTS
"INTANGIBLE" 7-INCH

HARD GIRLS
"A THOUSAND SURFACES"
LP
/ CD

POWERNAP
"OREOSMITH" LP

--- April 2, 2015 ---

ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD / SMITH STREET BAND
Boise, ID @ The Shredder

LEMURIA
Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair w/ Tigers Jaw



--- April 1, 2015 ---

LEMURIA
Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair w/ Tigers Jaw

THE QUEERS / ATOM AGE
Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place



--- March 31, 2015 ---

ALL PEOPLE
Worchester, MA @ firehouse

ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD / SMITH STREET BAND
Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

THE QUEERS / ATOM AGE
Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st St Pub w/ Richie Ramone

WILD MOTH
Santa Clara, CA @ Chromatic Coffee



--- March 30, 2015 ---

WILD MOTH
San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Museum of Art



--- March 29, 2015 ---

ALL PEOPLE
Chester, NY @ elephant graveyard

ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD / SMITH STREET BAND
Lawrence, KS @ The Granada

THE QUEERS
Santa Ana, CA @ Burgerama w/ Mr T Experience



--- March 28, 2015 ---

ALL PEOPLE
New Brunswick, NJ @ new brunswick community airport

ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD / SMITH STREET BAND
Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights

THE QUEERS
Hollywood, CA @ Troubadour w/ Mr T Experience

WILD MOTH
Murrieta, CA @ The Duh



--- March 27, 2015 ---

ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD / SMITH STREET BAND
Chicago, IL@ Metro

DOG PARTY
San Diego, CA @ HoB Voodoo Room

JOYCE MANOR
Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Fest

WILD MOTH
Los Angeles, CA @ The Smell w/ Hollow Sunshine


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.

ALL PEOPLE - LEARN FORGET REPEAT LP
Available May 5, 2015. New Orleans 4-piece punk band with a heavy DC/Chicago sound.

PET SYMMETRY - PETS HOUNDS 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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