Charlie Feathers & Earl Hines Records Out Now

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We have two new releases hitting the shelves at fine record stores everywhere today; Earl Hines’ Tour de Force and Charlie Feathers’ Best of the Sun Record Sessions. Both are available to order in our online shop. Influential jazz pianist Earl Hines is in top form on Tour de Force, a brilliant solo set which was recorded in November of 1972 in New York City. The recording finds Hines near the peak … Read More

Making Vinyl 2017

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We’re excited to be a part of the first ever Making Vinyl conference on November 6th and 7th in Detroit, Michigan. Making Vinyl is: The first B2B conference dedicated to the rebirth of the global vinyl manufacturing business is coming to Detroit Nov. 6-7, 2017 at the Cadillac Book Westin. Including representatives of the world’s leading pressing plants, equipment suppliers, record labels, packagers, and stereo manufacturers – will now for the first … Read More

Black Friday Record Store Day 2017

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Record Store Day has finally announced the full list of releases for Black Friday 2017! We’re excited to share our four contributions to the list, which will be available exclusively at independent record stores beginning Friday, November 24th.  Check out Record Store Day’s website to find a participating store near you.       Mike Watt – Contemplating the Engine Room Mike Watt’s second album features Nels Cline on guitar and … Read More

Jerry Lee’s Greatest!

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Jerry Lee Lewis’ second full length album, Jerry Lee’s Greatest!, hits the shelves at fine record stores everywhere this Friday, October 13th. The album was originally released in 1961 on Sun Records. The record will be widely available on black vinyl, including from our online shop. An orange and white color vinyl pressing, limited to just 500 copies, will be exclusively available from independent record stores. We previously pressed an orange color vinyl … Read More

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Live in 1960

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We’re thrilled to announce the first ever vinyl release of Sister Rosetta Tharpe “Live in 1960″.  A red and white marble color vinyl edition is now available, exclusively in the Vinyl Me, Please member store. Look out for a black vinyl edition coming to fine record stores everywhere later this year. Sister Rosetta Tharpe was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to … Read More

Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong Coming in August

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Look out for these great releases from Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong coming on August 11th at Barnes & Noble. These exclusive color vinyl pressings are limited to 1,000 copies each. Both releases will be widely available on black vinyl later this year.   Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – Volume 1: 1943 Duke Ellington and his Orchestra recorded multiple albums worth of material for this World Broadcasting Series between 1943 … Read More

Sun Records LPs Coming This Summer

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We’re excited to announce even more releases from one of our favorite catalogs, Sun Record Company. Keep an eye out for these this summer:   Out July 14th: Roy Orbison – At The Rock House This reissue of ours will finally get it’s wide release on black vinyl. It was originally released in 1961 by Sun Record Company as Orbison’s debut. The release previously saw a limited, color vinyl pressing … Read More

Record Store Day 2017

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As you may have noticed, we’ve always been big fans and supporters of Record Store Day, and we’re thrilled to announce our exclusive offerings for 2017:   Really Rock ‘Em Right: Sun Records Curated by Record Store Day, Volume 4 (Various Artists) Hawkwind – Best of the United Artist Years: 1971-1974 Balkans-Pedro Four-Way (Various Artists) Sun Ra – Janus Dexter Gordon – Walk The Blues    Find your local participating Record Store Day store(s) here. … Read More

New Color Vinyl Exclusives at Barnes & Noble

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Beginning this weekend, we have a bunch of great new color vinyl pressings available exclusively at Barnes & Noble: Ben Folds Five Whatever And Ever Amen (Baby Blue Color Vinyl) Johnny Cash Greatest! (White Color Vinyl) Carl Perkins Best of the Sun Records Sessions (Red Wine Color Vinyl) Freddie Hubbard Red Clay (Red Color Vinyl) Thelonious Monk The London Collection, Volume 1 (Clear Orange Color Vinyl) Sonny Rollins What’s New? … Read More

Dot Hacker’s N°3 Coming January 20th

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We’re thrilled to announce the release of Dot Hacker’s third studio album, N°3, available everywhere on January 20th (pre-order here). Today, we share the opening track, C Section:     Guitarist and lead singer Josh Klinghoffer offered the following statement on the album’s release: Hello… Just a few words to accompany the release of this, what we consider, our third record. It was mostly recorded during the middle of 2015 and … Read More

Black Friday Record Store Day 2016

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We’re now exactly one month away from Black Friday Record Store Day! This year we have more releases than ever, and we’re excited to finally share them. Below you’ll find the details on all nine (count ’em!) of our Black Friday 2016 releases. As always, you can find a list of participating stores over at Record Store Day’s website.   Mike Watt + The Bobblymen – The Bobblymen EP (7″) … Read More

Il Sogno Del Marinaio Embark on Canto Secondo 2016

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Il Sogno Del Marinaio will embark on their month-long Canto Secondo Tour of Europe in less than a week, beginning on September 28 in Utrecht, Netherlands. Check out Mike Watt’s Hootpage for all of the dates and details. You can get all of the band’s releases, including Canto Secondo, in our online store.   wednesday, september 28 in utrecht, netherlands at dB’s thursday, september 29 in antwerp, belgium at het … Read More

New Vinyl Reissues – Available Now

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We have three great vinyl reissues that are now available at fine record stores everyone, as well as our online shop!  The Dance Album of Carl Perkins (pictured above) finally gets its wide release on black vinyl. Originally released by the legendary Sun Record Company in 1957,  this album is as good as rock & roll gets. These tracks provided some of the toughest, rawest rockabilly, powered by Perkins’ dynamic, … Read More

Howlin’ Wolf – Best of the Sun Records Sessions

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve compiled our favorite recordings from Howlin’ Wolf’s time at Sun Record Company for a brand new vinyl release,  Best of the Sun Records Sessions. All songs were recorded in Memphis, TN from 1951-1952, and produced by Sun Records and Sun Studio founder Sam Phillips. Beginning Friday, August 12, you can pick up a copy of the release on a beautiful marble blue color vinyl, … Read More

Thelonious Monk’s Big Band & Quartet in Concert

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We’re excited to release yet another album from one of our favorite artists, Thelonious Monk. Coming to stores in exactly one week is Monk’s Big Band and Quartet in Concert, pressed across two LPs for the first time ever. While the original pressing was crammed onto a single LP, the lengthy recording truly requires four sides of vinyl to be heard the way it should be. As Scott Yanow puts … Read More

Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan “Two of a Mind”

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In a few short weeks, on July 1st, our 180gram vinyl reissue of Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan’s Two of a Mind hits the shelves at fine record stores everywhere. You can pre-order a copy now in our online shop. Altoist Paul Desmond and baritonist Gerry Mulligan always made for a perfect team during their infrequent collaborations. Both of the saxophonists had immediately distinctive light tones, strong wits, and the … Read More

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Straight Life’ on 180gram vinyl

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Our vinyl reissue of Freddie Hubbard’s Straight Life is officially out in fine record stores everywhere today! This 180gram audiophile-grade vinyl pressing was mastered from original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed at Pallas Group in Germany. Pick up a copy at your local independent record store, or buy one right here in our store. Straight Life, arguably trumpeter Freddie Hubbard’s greatest recording, features an all-star group that includes … Read More

Jerry Lee Lewis & Roy Orbison Vinyl for Barnes & Noble

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Starting today, you can pick up our two latest color vinyl releases from Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison, exclusively at Barnes & Noble. No less of an authority than Elvis Presley said that Roy Orbison was the best singer in rock ‘n’ roll, and that voice of his—high-pitched, emotional, almost ethereal—is in fine form on this album (pictured above), originally released in the 1970s. While most people know Orbison for his … Read More

ORG Music at WAX Record Fair: May 21st & 22nd

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We’re excited to announce that we will have a booth at the second edition of WAX Record Fair on May 21st and 22nd in Hollywood, CA! We’ll have a variety of ORG Music releases on hand, including some out of press records and test pressings. Read more about WAX below and visit their website to buy advance tickets. WAX is the first music industry event of its kind to focus … Read More

Louis Armstrong & Chet Baker Color Vinyl Releases

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Beginning next Friday, April 8th, you can to stop into your local Barnes & Noble and pick up copies of our latest color vinyl releases: Louis Armstrong’s Basin Street Blues and Chet Baker’s Chet Is Back!  Both releases are also available to pre-order online now from Barnes & Noble (here and here). Louis Armstrong’s Basin Street Blues comes on translucent blue color vinyl, while Chet Is Back! will be on an opaque red … Read More

Record Store Day 2016

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Record Store Day 2016 is just over five weeks away, and they have published the complete list of releases for this year. If you’ve been following along with our Facebook or Twitter pages, you may have noticed some of our releases being announced over the last couple weeks… This just might be the best Record Store Day yet, at least when it comes to ORG Music releases. We’re very excited … Read More

Ben Folds ‘Rockin The Suburbs’ 15th Anniversary Vinyl Release

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Rockin’ the Suburbs is Ben Folds’ first solo album after leaving his band, Ben Folds Five. This 15th anniversary pressing brings the album back to vinyl for the first time since its 2001 release. Like the original pressing, the album contains the bonus track “Hiro’s Song,” only available on the Japanese CD and US vinyl release. A black vinyl edition of the release will be widely available at fine record … Read More

Happy Holidays: 10% Off Sale

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Happy Holidays from all of us at ORG Music! 2015 has been a busy year, full of great records. We’re honored to have been able to bring you releases from John Coltrane, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Ornette Coleman, Billie Holiday, Art Farmer & Jim Hall, Fool’s Gold, Charles Mingus, Grateful Dead, The Offspring, The Vitals, Thelonious Monk, Sun Ra, Jeremy & The Harlequins, Sonny Rollins, Pastilla, Mike Watt + … Read More

Tav Falco’s Panther Burns: 7″ Vinyl & Digital Release

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We are thrilled to announce that we will be releasing a vinyl 7” from Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, featuring Mike Watt on bass and Toby Dammit on drums. The single, Me & My Chauffeur Blues, and b-side, Whistle Blower Blues, were recorded during the band’s October 2015 USA Whistle Blower Tour at Sam Phillips Recording Services in Memphis, TN. The single will first become available digitally on January 15th, 2016, with the vinyl 7″ … Read More

Cold Mountain Vinyl Issues

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UPDATE (12/17/15): After evaluating the situation further, we have determined that the defects are not as widespread as we had initially thought. While the majority of our Cold Mountain vinyl pressing is flawless, there are some defected records out there. The defect is clearly visible without even listening to the record. If you come across a bad copy and would like a replacement, please e-mail us at info@orgmusic.com and we will get a … Read More

Suicidal Tendencies ‘Controlled by Hatred/Feel Like Shit…Déjà Vu’ Vinyl Release

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We’re thrilled to announce that we have a 180gram translucent yellow color vinyl edition of Suicidal Tendencies’ Controlled by Hatred/Feel Like Shit…Déjà Vu coming out next month for ‘Vinyl Tuesday’ on January 12th. The release is limited to 2,000 copies worldwide. Controlled by Hatred/Feel Like Shit…Déjà Vu is the fourth studio album from Suicidal Tendencies. It includes Robert Trujillo’s first work with the band. A must have for any Suicidal Tendencies fan, … Read More

Black Friday RSD & ORG Music Store Sale

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Black Friday Record Store Day is just two days away! Remember to check out Record Store Day’s website for a list of participating stores near you. We have some great vinyl releases coming out from Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Mike Watt + The Secondmen with Chronics. Since we’re in the festive mood, we’re also giving you 10% off everything in our online store from Thanksgiving morning (tomorrow) through the weekend. Just use coupon … Read More

Cold Mountain Soundtrack Coming To Vinyl

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We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be releasing Cold Mountain: Music from The Motion Picture on vinyl next month. The soundtrack of the film Cold Mountain was produced by T Bone Burnett, and features original compositions from Jack White, Sting, and Elvis Costello. Jack White, who performs five songs on the soundtrack, also had a role in the movie.The album won the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music and the … Read More

Black Friday Record Store Day 2015

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It’s that time of year again! Black Friday Record Store Day is just six short weeks away. We’ve been busy working on some great releases, and we’re excited to finally announce this year’s offering: The Dance Album of Carl Perkins (pictured above) is as good as rock & roll gets, containing most of Perkins’ anthems: “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Movie Magg,” “Gone, Gone, Gone,” “Honey Don’t,” “Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby,” “Matchbox,” … Read More

‘Coltrane’s Sound’ Gets 2LP 45RPM Release

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We’re excited to announce yet another edition to our John Coltrane double LP 45RPM reissue series from Atlantic Records, Coltrane’s Sound. Recorded during the same three-day period as My Favorite Things in the fall of 1960, Coltrane’s Sound is one of the most highly underrated entries in Coltrane’s voluminous catalog. The title could not have been more accurate, as each of the six pieces bear the unmistakable and indelible stamp … Read More

The Offspring’s ‘Ixnay on the Hombre’ Coming to Vinyl

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In case you haven’t heard the news, our vinyl reissue of The Offspring’s Ixnay on the Hombre is due out later this month on 180gram vinyl. The first 750 copies, due out on October 30th, are pressed on olive green color vinyl and are available for pre-order here. Two weeks later, a black vinyl edition, limited to 2,250 copies worldwide, will hit the shelves at fine record stores everywhere. Ixnay on the … Read More

ORG Music at WAX Record Fair

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We will be out with a booth at the upcoming WAX Record Fair in Hollywood, CA on October 24th and 25th. We’ll be selling a bunch of ORG Music releases and rarities, including out-of-press records, test pressings, signed vinyl, and more. Make sure to stop by our booth! Tickets to WAX Record Fair are on sale now. WAX is the first music industry event of its kind to focus on vinyl, … Read More

Sonny Rollins ‘What’s New?’ Coming To 180gram Vinyl

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One of the most underrated albums in Sonny Rollins’ extensive catalog, What’s New? is his second recording for the RCA Victor label, featuring performances with Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley, Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez and Candido. Many of these songs find Rollins utilizing the Latin rhythms of Candido and, on the calypso “Brownskin Girl,” a vocal chorus interacts with the group. We’re excited to announce that we’re … Read More

Johnny Cash ‘Sings The Songs That Made Him Famous’

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Originally released in 1958 on Sun Records, Johnny Cash’s second album was a smash success, with singles such as “I Walk The Line”, “Guess Things Happen That Way”, and “Ballad of a Teenage Queen” shooting to the top of the charts and earning Cash a reputation as one of country’s greatest songwriters and performers. The Man In Black is accompanied by Luther Perkins and Marshall Grant, known at the time as The … Read More

Sun Ra & Thelonious Monk – Coming in July

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For those that missed out on the limited edition color vinyl pressings for Record Store Day, you will soon be able to pick up copies of Sun Ra’s Calling Planet Earth and Thelonious Monk’s London Collection, Volume 2 on black vinyl. Both releases will be widely available starting July 31, and are available for pre-order now. Calling Planet Earth comes from a concert recorded at Tivoli Hall in Copenhagen, Denmark … Read More

The Vitals Announce ‘Gold Night’ EP + Tour Dates

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The Vitals have announced the release of their upcoming EP, Gold Night, available for pre-order now and due out on June 30th. The release will be available digitally and on a limited edition 10″ blood red color vinyl. All pre-orders come with an instant download of their new song ‘Wait’. The band will support the EP release with a run of West Coast dates beginning this Friday in Los Angeles, followed … Read More

Grateful Dead “Truckin’ Up To Buffalo” Deluxe 5LP Set Out Now

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Drawn from arguably the band’s strongest tour of their last 15 years on the road, Truckin’ Up To Buffalo contains the Grateful Dead’s entire 1989 Independence Day performance. The concert, set at Rich Stadium in Orchard Park, NY, was the second of their summer East Coast tour. Song favorites include “Bertha,” “Touch Of Grey,” “Man Smart, Woman Smarter,” “Morning Dew,” and “U.S. Blues.” This classic performance has received its first … Read More

Mike Watt + The Secondmen ‘3rd & 30’ Opera Tour

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Mike Watt and his Secondmen embark on their ‘Third & Thirty Opera Tour” beginning this Friday in Utrecht, Netherlands, and continue through June 5th. See below for a note from Watt himself, along with the tour dates:  yeah, just now and maybe you’re reading about us flying away from so cal due east… we come to bring my third opera “hyphenated-man” – we being me w/my missingmen who are tom watson on guitar and raul morales on drums. … Read More

Join Us for Record Store Day in Hollywood

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Record Store Day is almost upon us, with only one more day to go. In case you missed the announcement with all of our RSD releases, you can check that out here. For those in the Los Angeles area, you can join us at Space 15 Twenty (across from Amoeba Music) in Hollywood from 2pm-8pm for the best party in town. That is, of course, after you’ve gotten your Record Store … Read More

Record Store Day 2015 Announcements

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If you haven’t heard the news from our friends over at Diffuser, we have officially announced our releases for Record Store Day next month, which we’re very excited about. As a reminder, Record Store Day falls on April 18th, and you can find a list of participating stores on the RSD website. We’ve teamed up again with the folks at Record Store Day and Sun Record Company to bring you … Read More

Fool’s Gold Premieres Video, Announces New Album

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We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Fool’s Gold to the ORG Music family! They just premiered the official music video for their new single “I’m in Love” at Interview Magazine, along with announcing their new album Flying Lessons, out on April 18th (Record Store Day) on ORG Music. Flying Lessons is the follow-up album to 2011’s Leave No Trace, which saw a multitude of positive reviews from sources such as … Read More

The Offspring ‘Americana’ Vinyl Release

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You may have already heard about our plans to reissue The Offspring’s fifth studio album, Americana, on vinyl for the first time since its original 1998 release. We’re excited to officially announce that records are now being pressed, and we have set a release date. A limited edition red color vinyl pressing will be available at Department of Record Stores locations on May 26th. This marks the second exclusive color vinyl release … Read More

Ben Folds Five ‘Whatever And Ever Amen’ Vinyl Release

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Our limited edition orange color vinyl pressing of Ben Folds Five’s Whatever And Ever Amen is out tomorrow, only available at Department of Record Stores locations (see below for a list of stores). Only 600 copies of this limited edition pressing were made. The album will be widely available on black vinyl beginning March 24th, and is available for pre-order here. Both editions of the record come on 180 gram vinyl, pressed … Read More

Billie Holiday ‘At Storeyville’ out today on black vinyl

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Our Billie Holiday At Storyville reissue was first released as a limited edition white color vinyl, exclusively for Black Friday 2014. As of today, it’s now widely available on black vinyl. Pick up your copy at a local independent record store, or grab a copy from our online store. Billie Holiday is captured live at Storyville in Boston in 1951 and 1953. The discreet recordings capture Lady Day in prime emotive voice. On most selections she … Read More

Dot Hacker to play Tokyo in February

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Dot Hacker has announced that they will play their first shows outside of the US next month in Tokyo, Japan. The first show is Monday, February 23rd at  Shinjuku MARZ. Tickets are available here. The following night, they will be joined by Tokyo’s The Novembers at TSUTAYA O-Nest. Tickets, which are now close to selling out, are available here. The dates are in support of the band’s 2014 double album release, How’s … Read More

Il Sogno Del Marinaio on NPR World Cafe

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Il Sogno Del Marinaio were featured on NPR World Cafe for a live performance and an interview with Mike Watt. Watch their performance of “Mountain Top” from Canto Secondo below. You can listen to the rest of the performance and Watt’s interview here. You can grab Il Sogno Del Marinaio’s music on CD and LP from our online store.  

More Great Jazz Vinyl Coming Soon

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We couldn’t be more excited about our upcoming jazz reissues. One of which, Criss-Cross, is now shipping early from our ORG Music web store. 1963’s Criss-Cross served as Thelonious Monk’s second recording for Columbia Records following Monk’s Dream which was issued earlier the same year. Produced by Teo Macero, the singular pianist is joined on the first-rate 8-song endeavor by the likes of Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone), John Ore (bass) and … Read More

Dot Hacker Streams New Album & Announces Tour

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The second half of Dot Hacker‘s two-part release, How’s Your Process? (Play), is now streaming exclusively at All Music. The band has also just announced a stretch of seven dates with New York’s Blonde Redhead, set to kick off on November 11th in San Francisco. Dot Hacker has had an eventful 2014 – arguably the busiest year of the band’s seven year tenure. They’ve sold out multiple west coast markets, along with receiving … Read More

Black Friday Record Store Day 2014

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It’s almost that time of year again. Black Friday Record Store Day is just eight weeks away, and we have a couple releases in the works that we couldn’t be more excited about… At The Rock House (pictured above) is the first full length album by Roy Orbison, recorded in 1956 but not released until 1961 by Sun Records. The record showcases Roy Orbison’s early work, which falls somewhere between the rock … Read More

Il Sogno Del Marinaio’s Canto Secondo

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Il Sogno Del Marinaio’s latest effort, Canto Secondo, is officially out in stores this Monday, August 25th. In the meantime, you can check out an exclusive stream of the full album over at Consequence of Sound. Canto Secondo is available for pre-order in our online store on CD and a limited edition brown color vinyl LP. The color LP is only available from our website and at the merch booth on … Read More

Johnny Cash “With His Hot and Blue Guitar”

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Johnny Cash “With His Hot and Blue Guitar” is the debut album from the Man in Black, featuring hits like “I Walk The Line” and “Folsom Prison Blues”. Released in 1957, it was the first LP ever issued on Sam Phillips’ Sun Records label. We’ve remastered it for your listening pleasure, and it sounds better than ever. If you missed out on our blue color vinyl release for Record Store … Read More

Dot Hacker’s ‘How’s Your Process? (Work)’ is Out Now

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LA based Dot Hacker has release part one of their highly anticipated sophomore album How’s Your Process? (Work) today. The album streamed exclusively at Billboard last week – who referred to the album as having “piercing hooks and transfixing arrangements.” The next segment – How’s Your Process? (Play) – is set to release on October 7. There are several options for physical copies available, including a Limited Edition Colored 12″ Vinyl … Read More

Pre-Order Dot Hacker’s ‘How’s Your Process?’

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You can now pre-order Dot Hacker’s upcoming album, How’s Your Process?, here. The album will be released in two parts, with How’s Your Process? (Work) due out July 1, and How’s Your Process? (Play) due out on October 7. Both releases are available for pre-order now, in the following formats: *How’s Your Process? (Work) – Deluxe Bundle This deluxe bundle (pictured above) includes the limited edition color vinyl, CD, and a signed copy of Dot Hacker’s … Read More

Dot Hacker Premieres “Elevator” on WSJ Speakeasy Blog

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With the debut of their sophomore album, How’s Your Process?, just a few weeks away – Dot Hacker has unveiled another track from the first part of the record – “Elevator.” This is the third track premiere from Dot Hacker since their first record, Inhibition, came out in 2012. “(They) lock into taut rhythm on the track, which features atmospheric keyboards, a mix of big, trebly electric guitar and rich … Read More

New Jazz Reissues Out Now & More On The Way

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We’re excited to announce that we have three great new jazz releases available now, with two more on the way within the next month. Get the best prices on all of our releases at our ORG Music web store.   Shipping Now:   Thelonious Monk – Underground (180gram LP) This release has long been considered Thelonious Monk’s acknowledgement to the flourishing youth-oriented subculture from whence the collection takes its name. Certainly the … Read More

Il Sogno Del Marinaio Announce New Album & Tour

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 Il Sogno Del Marinaio, Mike Watt’s collaboration with Italian musicians Stefano Pilia and Andrea Belfi, will release their second record, Canto Secondo, on August 26 via Watt’s own Clenchedwrench label (in partnership with ORG Music). Canto Secondo was recorded over eight days last December in Bologna, IT’s Vacuum Studio. The band is supporting the release with a 52 date US tour, kicking off this September. See below for the full schedule of dates. The band’s debut … Read More

Yellow Red Sparks Premiere Music VIdeo for ‘Happiness Comes In A Box’

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This morning, Yellow Red Sparks premiered their brand new music video for Happiness Comes in a Box with USA Today. The song, which USA Today calls “a bittersweet number filled with dreamy promises,” comes from their self-titled debut album. Check out the video below, or head over to USA Today for their full write-up. You can order the band’s debut album on CD & LP from our store.

Record Store Day 2014

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As always, we couldn’t be more excited for Record Store Day next month. We have five great releases in store for you this year: Sun Records: Curated by Record Store Day, Volume 1 We’ve partnered with the fine folks at Record Store Day to bring you this compilation LP, curated from the classic Sun Records catalog by independent record stores.  Their song selections have been remastered and pressed on vinyl, which comes in an … Read More

ORG Music at SXSW 2014

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SXSW Music Festival is now under way in Austin, TX. We’re excited to have ORG Music artists Yellow Red Sparks and The Vitals playing this year. Yellow Red Sparks will play an impressive nine sets in just five days, beginning today at  the Red Bull/Jivewired Showcase at The Rooftop on Sixth. See below for their full schedule: Tuesday, March 11th Red Bull / Jivewired Showcase The Rooftop on Sixth (403 E. Sixth Street) Time: … Read More

mike watt + the missingmen: third opera europe tour 2014

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Mike Watt takes his Missingmen to Europe this week for a two month tour in support of his third opera, Hyphenated-Man. From Watt… “second time to get my third opera “hyphenated-man” (by the way, tina clarke just wrote an essay on the piece here) on over to europe w/my missingmen which is tom watson (on guitar) plus raul morales (on drums) and play it for folks who didn’t get a chance before – actually it’s a repeat visit w/the piece for … Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day: Take 10% Off Everything

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We would like to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day, from all of us here at ORG Music. As a special gift to you, and in hopes of getting into your collective pants, we’re offering 10% off everything in our store. Use coupon code “VALENTINES” at checkout, now through Sunday, to redeem the discount. This offer is good for pre-orders, new releases, old releases, merch, product bundles, and literally anything … Read More

New Jazz Reissues for a New Year

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Happy New Year! Our two most recent vinyl reissues, Weather Report’s self-titled debut and Thelonious Monk’s Solo Monk are available now. We have more great reissues in store for you in 2014, with titles from Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, and John Coltrane coming in the next two months… Originally released in 1960, and on the heels of Giant Steps, Coltrane Jazz came in the midst of the saxophonist’s peak Atlantic period. The album is among several recordings that Coltrane issued from 1959-1961, and … Read More

Mike Watt’s 56th Birthday Week

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Mike Watt turns 56 this Friday, and he has quite a week lined up for those in the Los Angeles area! Tonight at The Mint, Watt will be joined by Stephen Perkins (Janes Addiction) and Peter Distefano (Porno for Pyros) for HELLRIDE, a set “melding real-o mind w/ coltrane using much respect and total freakouts”.  Check here for more info and tickets. On Friday, Watt will celebrate his birthday with both his Secondmen and Missingmen, together (at the same … Read More

Black Friday 2013: Record Store Day & Store Discounts

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Back to Black Friday Record Store Day is almost here! We’re very excited about our two Record Store Day releases, Failure’s Magnified and  The Replacements’ All Shook Down, which you can read more about here. As a reminder, check out Record Store Day’s list of participating stores. To celebrate, we also have some great sales going on in our web store: Beginning Friday morning, everything in our store will be 10% OFF through the weekend! We’ll have a … Read More

Dot Hacker: New T-Shirts & Color Vinyl

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We’re excited to announce that we finally have two Dot Hacker t-shirt designs up for pre-order, shipping by December 3rd. They’re available on both men and women’s American Apparel shirts.  Both shirts were designed by the band’s Josh Klinghoffer. In other Dot Hacker news, we also have a brand new white/clear swirl color vinyl edition of their debut album, Inhibition.  This one is a limited pressing 150 copies, only available from … Read More

Back to Black Friday Record Store Day

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It’s almost that time of year again. After you’ve woken up from your Thanksgiving food coma on Black Friday, 11/29, you may need to drag yourself out of bed to ensure you can get your hands on this year’s Back To Black Friday Record Store Day releases. Check out Record Store Day’s list of participating stores to find the nearest ones near you. As we previously announced, we’re excited offer … Read More

New Jazz Reissues Coming Soon

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Our latest jazz reissues from Jim Hall, Milt Jackson, and Ray Charles are now finished, and will be shipping soon from our store. Now through the end of October, you can take 10% off these releases in our store by using the coupon code ‘ANALOG‘ at checkout. We’re excited to announce two more great jazz titles coming in the next couple months… Weather Report (Self-titled) Here we have the free-floating, … Read More

Hollywood: Free Show & Record Fair Tonight

We’re excited to be selling records tonight at Space 15 Twenty in Hollywood, alongside Lolipop Records and Burger Records. Our very own Mike Watt will be performing with his Secondmen at 8pm, with Los Craters opening.  The event is from 6pm-9pm, and all ages are welcome. We will also be collecting food for the LA Regional Food Bank, so please bring non-perishable food items to help us feed the hungry. Pabst Blue … Read More

Happy Birthday, John Coltrane!

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John Coltrane would have been 87 years old today. We here at ORG Music have had the honor and pleasure of reissuing some of his great works, such as Olé Coltrane, Bags & Trane, and My Favorite Things. In celebration of the late, great jazz legend’s birthday, we’re offering 10% OFF any of those records in our web store, now through the end of the week. Just use coupon code … Read More

More Great Jazz LPs Coming Next Month: Pre-Order Now

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Both of our recent jazz reissues, John Coltrane’s “Olé Coltrane” (45rpm 2LP) and Freddie Hubbard’s “Red Clay” (180g LP), are shipping now. We also have more copies of John Coltrane & Milt Jackson’s “Bags & Trane” in stock at our webstore. We’re excited to announce that we have another set of great reissues coming your way in October… Ray Charles & Milt Jackson’s “Soul Brothers”  The rare opportunity to hear Milt Jackson step out … Read More

Black Friday Record Store Day 2013 Announcements

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We are very excited to announce that we’ll be releasing two long-awaited reissues on this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day (11/29/13): Failure – Magnified     Being released on vinyl for the first time ever, Magnified is largely considered to be the band’s finest work. The initial pressing will be limited to 1,000 copies. The Replacements – All Shook Down     Mastered for vinyl from the original analog tapes, we’re … Read More

New Jazz Reissues: Pre-order Now

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We’re excited to announce the next two titles in our audiophile jazz reissue series, both available for pre-order now and shipping in early September. John Coltrane’s final album for Atlantic bookends the exploratory motifs he explores on his Impulse! debut, Africa/Brass,recorded concurrently, with each involving knotty rhythmic shifts and Spanish-derived textures. Bonding with an amazing band that includes pianist McCoy Tyner, drummer Elvin Jones, and an uncredited Eric Dolphy (due to … Read More

Refused “Everlasting (EP)” Vinyl Reissue Coming In September

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We’re excited to announce that we’ll be releasing a vinyl reissue of Refused’s “Everlasting (EP)” on September 17th. Our store features an exclusive limited edition package (pictured above) for just $20, which comes on orange color vinyl and includes an 18″x24″ fold-out poster. This package is available for pre-order now here. The black vinyl version (limited to 5,000 copies worldwide) will be available at all fine indie record stores. Recorded … Read More

New Split 7″ from Qui & Mike Watt + The Secondmen

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We’re excited to formally announce the release of this split 7″ with Qui and Mike Watt + The Secondmen. The A-side of this 7″ marks Qui’s first release since 2007, and it won’t disappoint.  The song “Awkward Human Interest” is the first glimpse at their new album, which is due out in early 2014 and is produced by Toshi Kasai & Dale Crover (The Melvins). Mike Watt and his Secondmen cover … Read More

New Summer Tour Dates

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More live music is coming your way this summer from our ORG Music artists. Yellow Red Sparks are finishing up their July tour with a few more Midwest dates this week, and a hometown LA show on the 29th. Stay tuned for more west coast dates from YRS in August, to be announced shortly. 7/19    Chicago, IL @ Elbo Room 7/20   Milwaukee, Wi @ Club Garibaldi’s 7/21    Minneapolis, … Read More

New Audiophile Vinyl and SACD Reissues

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We’ve been busy with our audiophile reissues the past few months, and have a lot more coming your way. Unfortunately our web store is currently under construction, but we’ll be back in action soon with a ton of new products. In the mean time, you can buy our audiophile vinyl and SACD reissues over at Music Direct. See below for details on recent releases… Ornette Coleman – The Shape of … Read More

Sugar Glyder supporting The Almost on tour in June

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Sugar Glyder will be supporting The Almost for a string of dates in June. The tour kicks off on Tuesday in Lincoln, NE. 6/04 – Lincoln, NE @ Knickerbockers 6/05 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre 6/13 – West Hollywood, CA @ Roxy Theatre 6/14 – Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk 6/16 – Sparks, NV @ The Alley 6/18 – Spokane, WA @ The Center 6/20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ … Read More

Web store revamp

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Our ORG Music online store is temporarily offline, as we are moving everything over to a new platform. Apologies for the inconvenience. We’ll be back soon with more products, new bundle options, and discounts!

Yellow Red Sparks’ Josh Hanson wins International Songwriting Competition

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We couldn’t be more proud of Josh and Yellow Red Sparks for the big win. With over 20,000 entires from 119 countries, and a judging panel consisting of artists like Tom Waits and Jeff Beck, Yellow Red Sparks’ “Monsters With Misdemeanors” took home the grand prize. From the International Songwriting Competition: “Winning ISC’s highest honor, the Grand Prize, is Idaho native Joshua Hanson for his song “Monsters With Misdemeanors.” The lead … Read More

Sugar Glyder Spring Tour

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Sugar Glyder has officially announced they will be playing select Northeast dates with Paper Route from May 23-25th, along with supporting dates with You, Me, and Everyone We Know. Sugar Glyder just wrapped up a 10-day Southern stretch with Gabriel the Marine in support of their new debut full-length album The Eyes: They See. The band will meet up with Paper Route on May 23rd in Philadelphia at Milk Boy, … Read More

ORG MUSIC ARTISTS ON THE ROAD

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Spring is here, and we have plenty of chances for you to catch ORG Music artists live. Check out details on some shows/tours coming up in the next couple months, and stayed tuned for more dates to be announced soon… Next week for Record Store Day (4/20), you can catch Mike Watt and his Secondmen at Fingerprints Music in Long Beach, along with Jimmy Eat World and Best Coast. Watt will … Read More

Sugar Glyder’s “The Eyes: They See”

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Sugar Glyder’s debut studio album, The Eyes: They See, has been out for just over a month now. The album was produced by Steven Haigler (Pixies, Brand New) and mastered by Grammy Award winner, Bernie Grundman. The first 30 CD orders from our store receive signed copies from the band, and they’re running out quick! If you haven’t seen it yet, check out their music video for “Lost In the Woods”, … Read More

Record Store Day 2013

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Record Store Day 2013 is now less than two weeks away! Get out there early to make sure you can get yourself copies of our limited edition releases: We’re releasing the first ever vinyl pressing of Daniel Johnston’s major label debut, “Fun”. This release is limited to 2,000 copies and is bound to sell out fast! Mike Watt is back with another Record Store Day 7″, this time with his group, The Black … Read More

ORG Music at SXSW

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We’re excited to be in Austin for SXSW this year, where we have Yellow Red Sparks and BLKHRTS representing ORG Music. To celebrate, we’re offering 10% off any order in our store now through Saturday. Just use coupon code SXSW2013 at checkout to redeem the discount.   Catch BLKHRTS at the following shows… 3/14, 2PM: Potholes in my Blog Party: La Barbeque: 1502 S. 1st Street 3/14 8PM: Audible Treats Showcase: 512 Bar, 408 East 6th St 3/15 … Read More

New Releases from ORG Music this week

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It’s an exciting week at ORG Music, with brand new albums out from Yellow Red Sparks and Mike Watt’s il sogno del marinaio, in addition to a new single from Sugar Glyder. Yellow Red Sparks‘ self-titled debut is being praised as “one of 2013’s standout records early on,” (Filter). The Fire Note’s review today notes the album’s “great songwriting, honest emotion and songs that just get better after every spin.” Head over … Read More

BLKHRTS to release debut album on ORG Music in 2013

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We’re excited to announce the debut release from Denver’s critically acclaimed BLKHRTS, coming on ORG Music in 2013. TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek is set to produce the album, titled JZBL JNKNS. Check out AOL’S BOOMBOX PREMIERE of their music video for “OVR”. LA Times describes BLKHRTS as “M.O.P. meets Morrissey.” Yorrissey of BLKHRTS recently produced “Killing Time” on Heem’s (of Das Racist) mixtape, The Wild Water Kingdom. Expect big things … Read More

Flea’s Helen Burns coming in February on ORG Music

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We’re excited to announce the wide release of Flea’s Helen Burns on ORG Music in February of 2013, on 180gram vinyl and CD. Helen Burns is a six song EP by Flea, bassist from Red Hot Chili Peppers, which was initially released July 19, 2012 in a very limited run exclusively through the Silverlake Conservatory of Music website. The EP marks the first solo release by Flea who has previously only released solo … Read More

The Vitals debut album, Qualia, out now

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Today marks the release of The Vitals debut album, Qualia. You buy the digital release at iTunes, and order the CD or pre-order the vinyl from our store. The music of The Vitals is a strong combination of ambience, rock ‘n roll, psych, and is driven heavily by groove, lyrics and an extremely personal live show. Formed in Los Angeles, CA, the band’s unique, raw sound comes from the collaboration of … Read More

Yellow Red Sparks debut album coming 1/29/13

We’re excited to announce the long awaited debut album from Yellow Red Sparks. Having grown up in Yellow Pine, Idaho, Joshua Hanson’s music is immersed in a sophisticated simplicity; this makes it feel as though his slightly fractured voice is emitting straight from his Western roots. While Joshua has been performing solo for quite some time, the creation of Yellow Red Sparks and erstwhile move to Los Angeles has given … Read More

More Jazz Reissues from ORG Music

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We’re excited to announce a whole new series of jazz reissues coming over the night six months, spanning labels from Atlantic, RCA, Columbia, and CTI. All releases will be remastered from original analog tapes at Bernie Grundman Studios, and pressed at Pallas in Germany on 180gram audiophile-quality. In addition to the vinyl, we’ll be releasing a limited quantity of SACDs  for many of the titles. Upcoming titles include (but are not limited … Read More

ORG Music at CMJ

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For those at CMJ Music Marathon in New York this week, we’ll be throwing a day party on Saturday afternoon at Fontana’s Bar on the lower east side with our friends, A Man A Plan A Canal. Check out the Facebook event page for all the details. ORG Music artists Yellow Red Sparks and The Toothaches will be playing, along with Slam Dunk (Victoria, BC) and our friends The Dead … Read More

Summer Releases from ORG Music

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We’ve had a busy summer here at ORG Music, with a number of great releases… Earlier in June, The Toothaches released their debut studio album, O! Be Joyful, followed by a handful of NYC gigs. On June 19th, Yellow Red Sparks released their debut EP, Four Steps In Corsets. iTunes call them New & Noteworthy in their Singer/Songerwriter category. OC Weekly said, “It’s impossible not to be drawn into the music of Yellow Red … Read More

Capgun Coup’s Contextual Doom – in stores now

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Capgun Coup’s latest release, Contextual Doom is out now. Get the CD, which includes a fold out poster, from our store. Doom marks the band’s ORG Music debut. Capgun Coup will be touring out to LA in June with dates to be announced soon. “Contextual Doom contains much of the forward-thinking, genre-twisting elements found in the original post-punk era.  But it contains elements of modern music as well as atypical qualities that make it highly … Read More

Dot Hacker’s debut album, Inhibition, out now

“It’s one of the year’s best debuts and a rewarding trip.” – Rick Florino, ARTISTdirect Dot Hacker’s first full-length album Inhibition is in stores now. Hitfix calls it “a spacey, melody-driven mesh of able-bodied, technical dark-rockers, with the 32-year-old’s vocals, on par with the quixotic close-eyed Matthew Bellamy. It’s a very solid set.” Buy the CD or vinyl here Buy album on iTunes or Amazon Watch video: Order/Disorder Live video at … Read More

Black Lion Jazz Series Available for Purchase

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Our Black Lion Records jazz series is now available for pre-order here. The first series includes releases from Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Billie Holiday, and Miles Davis. The deluxe, numbered edition of each release features 2 formats of the respective title, with 1LP at 33rpm, and a 2LP set at 45rpm. All records are pressed at Pallas in Germany on 180 gram vinyl, and mastered at Bernie … Read More

Black Lion Jazz Series Coming Soon

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Black Lion was a late but seminal jazz label formed in the UK in 1968 by Alan Bates. The label concentrated on excessively rare recordings from American jazz and blues legends for reissue. In addition, Black Lion produced new and unique sessions exclusive to their label group. Many of these recordings are considered by jazz critics and fans alike to be important, significant, and exceptional for each artist. The most iconic names of each genre are represented … Read More

Dot Hacker announce debut album, Inhibition, out 5/1

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Dot Hacker just released their eponymous debut EP,  Dot Hacker, via Org Music, and now announce their first full-length album, Inhibition to come out on May 1st, 2012.  The album will be available through all major digital outlets, and in stores on CD and vinyl. An exclusive run of 200 copies of limited edition Black, Blue, and White Swirl color vinyl is available for pre-order here, along with standard black vinyl and CD. Pre-order … Read More

MIKE WATT & CHUCK DUKOWSKI SEXTET TO RELEASE SPLIT 7″ on RECORD STORE DAY

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On our favorite holiday of the year, Record Store Day (4/21), we’re bringing you a very special split 7″ from two artists in the ORG Music family… This split 7” features two punk icons, both bass players, performing with their current bands. Mike Watt + The Missingmen cover Roky Erickson’s “Sweet Honey Pie”, recorded live at the Globen in Stockholm, Sweden on December 11, 2006. The Chuck Dukowski SEXTET re-recorded … Read More

ORG Music welcomes Yellow Red Sparks

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We’re very proud to announce the newest addition to ORG Music, our good friends, Yellow Red Sparks. Look out for their incredible debut album later in 2012. For those in LA, you can catch them on Wednesday (3/7) at the Bootleg Theater. Grab a free download of their Bob Dylan cover here. More to come shortly!

Mike Watt is everywhere

In the last year Mike Watt has given us Hyphenated-Man, Dos, and Spielgusher… Not to mention touring with Iggy & The Stooges on the side. Look out for a new project with Italian collaborators, il sogno del marinaio, in September. If you haven’t picked up a Spielgusher CD yet, do yourself a favor and get it now. See what others are saying about it… Secret Sound Shop – Review The Rumpus – Review … Read More

Happy 45th Birthday, Kurt Cobain

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Yesterday, in honor of what would be Kurt Cobain’s 45th birthday, we ran a promotion for 10% off Nirvana vinyl. Succumbing to popular demand, we’ve decided to expand this promotion through the end of the week. In order to redeem, just use coupon code KURT45 when you’re checking out.

Dot Hacker release debut digital EP, announce show

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Los Angeles-based band Dot Hacker release their eponymous debut EP today, February 21st via ORG Music. It’s available on iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere else you buy digital music. The EP will be followed by first full-length album, Inhibition later in Spring 2012. Before forming Dot Hacker in 2008, the four were already established musicians, recording and touring with an impressive list of respected artists including: Beck, Gnarls Barkley, PJ Harvey, … Read More

ORG VINYL BLOW OUT SALE!

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For a limited time only, select titles will be discounted by 50% when you order direct from ORG Music. The sale includes standard black and limited edition color vinyl releases (as available). The sale begins today and runs for two weeks, through Monday, February 6th. Get these great deals while you can! Pale Saints – The Comforts of Madness (from $12.48) The Replacements – Don’t Tell A Soul  (from $12.49) 400 Blows … Read More

Sonic Youth vinyl now available as discounted bundle

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Our audiophile-grade Sonic Youth vinyl reissues are now available as a bundle. If you’ve been waiting to pick these up, you can get them all together at a discount for just $89. Mastered from original analog tapes by John Golden Mastering and pressed on 180g European vinyl, our Limited Edition Collector’s Series features the definitive editions of these masterpieces. These will beat any previous pressings that you’ve heard. This bundle combines all four ORG … Read More

Dot Hacker to release digital EP on 2/21

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ORG Music recording artist Dot Hacker will release their eponymous debut EP on February 21st, followed by first full-length album, Inhibition later in 2012. The music of Dot Hacker is architectural, built on a foundation of bold, manipulated tones and supported by lush eclectic textures and angular rhythm. The band’s enigmatic sound comes from the collaboration of friends and founding members, Josh Klinghoffer, Clint Walsh, Eric Gardner and Jonathan Hischke. Before forming Dot Hacker in 2008, the four … Read More

Sugar Glyder signs to ORG Music

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We are proud to announce our latest signing, Charlotte-based quartet, Sugar Glyder. After the self-release of their Lovers At Lightspeed EP in 2011, the band will record its debut full-length album, to be released in 2012. Formed in 2008, Sugar Glyder has been working hard to craft their own, unique sound, and relentlessly playing live to refine it. Over the last two years, the band has played more than 300 … Read More

Nirvana vinyl never sounded so good

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Cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram virgin vinyl, our Limited Edition Collector’s Series are THE definitive editions of these masterpieces. We guarantee they will beat any previous pressing that you’ve heard. Music Angle’s Michael Fremer writes, “I am sure that these new ORG 180g releases on colored and black vinyl are the best sounding vinyl issues of the final mixes of In Utero and by a wide … Read More

A busy year for Mike Watt: Hyphenated-Man, Dos, & Spielgusher

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Watt’s third opera, Hyphenated-Man, came out in April. Rolling Stone gave it 3.5/5 stars. Pitchfork gave the album 7.9/10, stating that he “might have just made his best post-Minutemen work.” NY Times details the characters (songs) that make up Watt’s opera. Watt and ex-wife Kira Roessler (Black Flag), known together as Dos, released their second album dos y dos this past summer. The release garnered attention from the likes of Studio 360 , NPR, Rad Collector, and Verbicide Magazine. Now Watt is back with a … Read More

Praise for 400 Blows’ latest, Sickness & Health

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With the ashtray voice of singer Skot Alexander, the revving guitar of Scott Martin and the always jilted drums of Kevin Fitzgerald, 400 Blows have given us an album which exhibits the importance of why we still need bands that will kick the ass and ears of concertgoers and listeners. Vice Magazine chose it as  their Album of the Month for August, 2011. Revolver Magazine  gave the album 4/5 . The Onion – AV … Read More

ORG Music Newsletter Contest

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Welcome to our brand new website! In honor of the site launch, we’re giving away a prize pack to one lucky winner at the end of this month. To enter, all you need to do is sign up for our ORG Music Newsletter. In addition to being entered-to-win the items below, our newsletter will keep you up to date on new releases, tours, contests, promotions, discounts. The prize pack includes: … Read More

ORG Music presents: First Fridays at Lot 1 Cafe

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We now host a monthly show/party/celebration at Lot 1 Cafe in Echo Park on the first Friday of every month. The first event in December included Yellow Red Sparks, Asleep On The Moon, Sunny War, and Graham MacRae. January’s line-up included the Chuck Dukowski Sextet, Voodoo Merchant, and Anus Kings (w/ Sunny War). Stayed tuned for our February announcement line-up, coming soon. Lot 1 Cafe is located at 1533 West Sunset … Read More

Capgun Coup Music Video for “Claire Doesn’t Care”

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      Video link: Claire Doesn’t Care The official music video for Capgun Coup’s “Claire Doesn’t Care” premiered, appropriately, on Halloween. This marks the first of many videos from the Omaha, NE band’s upcoming album, due out in 2012 from ORG Music.   From band member Sam Martin, whose birthday also happens to be Halloween:   “Blood is funny, in a movie. Or i should say corn syrup is funny … Read More

Caveman West Coast Tour

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LIVE TOUR DATES: 12/8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Origami Vinyl (@ 5pm) 12/8 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo (Free Show, RSVP Here) 12/9 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room 12/10 – Long Beach, CA @ Fingerprints Records (in-store @ 2pm) 12/10 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Detroit Bar 12/11 –  San Francisco, CA @ Brick & Mortar 01/11/12 – Toronto, ONT @ Legendary Horseshoe Tavern 01/12/12 – … Read More

Caveman makes Paste Magazine’s “Best New Bands of 2011”

From Paste Magazine’s “The 20 Best New Bands of 2011“: “Listenable” is the best way to describe Caveman’s debut album, CoCo Beware. The album, with all of its clacking drums, gently strummed rail-thin guitars and careful, pleasant melodies, is instantly catchy and likable on a first listen. Songs like “Decide” “Thankful” and “Easy Water”—easily the album’s standout cuts—plod along like lazy, slowed-down versions of early Shins tracks, and that’s a great thing. … Read More

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