Alan Forbes was recently commissioned by Sleepy Sun to handle the cover art for their newest CD/LP release ‘Maui Tears’. He decided to take on the task by creating an oil and acrylic painting on wood! The original artwork is now available to purchase in our store!
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On sale this month!
On sale 4/7/14 – 4/13/14
Golden Void / Hot Lunch / Harsh Toke – San Francisco 2013 by Alan Forbes
High On Fire – Cleveland 2006 by Emek
Swans – Los Angeles 2012 by Justin Kamerer
On sale 4/14/14 – 4/20/14
Dinosaur Jr – Victoria, BC by Patent Pending
Faith No More – Bucharest 2009 by Marq Spusta
Swans – Helsinki 2013 by John Howard
On sale 4/21/14 – 4/27/14
AC Newman – Pontiac, MI 2009 by Lonny Hurley
High On Fire / Torche – Denver 2010 by Tim Lehi
Mudhoney – Mezzago, IT 2012 by Malleus
We’ve started shipping international orders via USPS First Class with tracking. What does that mean for our international customers? Shipping just got a lot cheaper!
Upcoming tour series
Upcoming tour series that we’ve curated include: Graveyard (US tour), Sleepy Sun (US tour), The Sonics (European tour), and Swans (European and US tours).
Upcoming projects by Alan Forbes
A few posters Alan has been working on include Earthless, Goat, and Graveyard. Also keep an eye out for some more merch for the Chris Robinson Brotherhood…
Alan Forbes Benefit
We still have items in the eBay store that was set up for the Alan Forbes Benefit. More items are still being added! Check it out HERE!
Valley King Records updates!
We have started taking pre-orders for the next Valley King Records release – White Manna’s ‘Come Down Safari’ LP. This is the second picture disc that we’ve released…and first full length!
As with all Valley King Records releases, this is limited to just 500 copies and artwork is by Alan Forbes. Once they sell out they won’t be repressed! All pre-orders will include a die-cut vinyl sticker based on the artwork. We are also offering a $5.00 discount on all pre-orders!
“Much of the edge of their set – which takes places amidst a backdrop of retina-burning ink projections of purples, blues and whites – comes from vocalist and guitarist David Johnson. He uses each loop of their psychedelic reel to whip himself up into a frothing at the mouth frenzy, to the point where his repeated mantras become unhinged howls, raging against the bone-hard space rock of his four band mates. In a recent interview, Johnson revealed he didn’t pick up a guitar until his late 20’s, which partly explains the primal nature of White Manna’s wonderfully swampy sound: on the one hand they’re heading towards the cosmos, but on the other they possess the raw punk nous of seminal garage bands like The MC5 and The Stooges.” – NME
We still have a very some of our previous releases in very limited quantities!
members of the Melvins, Nirvana, Comets on Fire, and more!
members of the Melvins, Acid King, and Big Business
debut release featuring members of Earthless, Trans Am, and Monster Magnet
debut release featuring members of Comets on Fire, Drunk Horse, and Nudity
members of Dead and Gone, Hightower, and Triclops!