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RIP Shadow

"Life is so short. Don't waste it like a robot. Keep on wailin' don't stop." We just heard news that the Mighty Shadow has passed on. Shadow was musically a force to be reckoned with. A rare mythical musician who made music that was a bit left of heaven if you know what I mean. I'm proud we got a chance to put out two of our favorite songs by him. In a way his release on our label took us up a level and put our label on many people's radar. For that I'll always be eternally grateful to...

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Thing - LP Subscription Ship Date

Thing - LP Subscription Ship Date

We apologize for the delay but we had some trouble with the test presses for the Thing album. We've had to have the plant redo the test pressings three times until we got one that we were happy with. I'm happy to say these sound great and do justice to this incredible album. The new ship date will be November 16th. There is still time to sign up for the LP Subscription Series here. It's a steal at $85 for 4 very rare LPs complete with comprehensive liner notes housed in thick custom jackets and each LP limited to 1,000 copies. ...

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Thing - 2nd LP in Subscription Series

Thing - 2nd LP in Subscription Series

In 2016, we released the Boston Creative Jazz Scene 1970-1983, a compilation spotlighting the often-overlooked progressive jazz environment that thrived in Beantown through the seventies into the eighties. Now, following up on this, we are proud to present a crisp reissue of the eponymous (and sole) album by the Boston jazz-fusion outfit "Thing." Here's an excerpt from the liner notes written by Uchenna Ikonne:  “The name Thing… that happened by accident,” Cheatham laughs. “We went into the studio, we recorded some stuff. The person who did the recording had to label the tapes, and we hadn’t really given him any official...

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LP Subscription Series

LP Subscription Series

We're proud to announce our first ever subscription series. We'll be releasing 4 LPs over twelve months with the first LP being the incredible Septimus - We Want A Piece of the Pie LP.  Each LP will be housed in a thick LP jacket and hand numbered along with an exclusive digital download for the music contained on the album.  We've just signed the legendary free jazz holy-grail album, Thing which will be the second album in the subscription series.  Sign up here!

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Record Store Day 2018 Pop Up Shop

Record Store Day 2018 Pop Up Shop

For Record Store Day this year we'll be participating in Do617's Pop Up Shop at the Brighton Music Hall! We'll be there from 10 to 3pm selling all of our releases as well as a nice grip of Disco/Funk/Soul/Jazz/Afro/Latin/Caribbean/Reggae records from our private collection. Admission is free if you RSVP here!

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