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Our 5th Anniversary is next month! 🎉

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Our 5th Anniversary is next month! 🎉

Newletter version 5 years ago in June we started Black Mesa Records to put out M. Lockwood Porters second full-length record, 27. We couldn't be more pleased with how far we've come since then! Three M. Lockwood Porter records, two John Calvin Abney records, and becoming stewards of a friends label after his passing. We'd be content about how much we helped put into the world after just that, but we're just getting started.This year we've got one more full-length record coming, a single from a new artist, and possibly, just maybe, if you're good, a Christmas present that some of you have been asking...

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Vinyl and CD's up on Bandcamp

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Vinyl and CD's up on Bandcamp

We recently added all our physical releases to our artists pages on Bandcamp! We really love the Bandcamp platform and how they empower artists to get their music out there themselves. It's a really great company with a really great mission. You might have noticed we recently switched all of our embedded players on our product pages to Bandcamp players from soundcloud or spotify for our artists. We also stopped providing digital copies on blackmesarecords.com or in download cards in vinyl copies. If you buy from Bandcamp, you get the digital and streaming included with your purchase. You can find vinyl...

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Black Friday Sale!

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It's time for our Black Friday sale! 50% all releases (excluding pre-orders and bundles)! Great time to pick up some gifts or to fill some missing spots in your collection. Vice Versa Suite pre-order is closed now! All new orders will ship normally, after the release date. Release date is November 30th.

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Vice Versa EP Reissue

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Vice Versa EP Reissue

Black Mesa Records is proud to announce the re-issue of John Calvin Abney’s Vice Versa Suite EP. Available on CD and, for the first time, a stunning blue and white splatter 10” vinyl. Pre-orders begin October 23 with orders expected to ship mid to late November.

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New Tulsa HQ!

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Tulsa! We're here! We've been so anxious to get back into the swing of things: Some news: BMR005 is about to hit the presses. It's a reissue of an EP that we really love. We're sure you're going to love it, too.  We're happy to have gotten some copies of Teenager's The Magic of True Love: “Is it pop? God no. It is music with meaning, soul, and laborious passion.” -Oakland North. Have a listen and grab a copy here. BMR006 is coming out in early 2019. It's so good. We can't wait to share it with you!

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