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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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New Noise: John Calvin Abney – Coyote

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Album Review: John Calvin Abney – Coyote Oklahoma has been fertile ground lately for Americana music. Folks like Parker Millsap, John Fullbright and John Moreland have been drawing a lot of attention to the state and John Calvin Abney will deserve just as much credit shortly thanks to his powerful new full length, Coyote. A longtime sideman for many and the touring guitarist for Moreland, Abney has been chipping out time to work on his own material here and there, first with 2016’s Far Cries and Close Calls and now with Coyote, an album that show major growth sonically in just the two short...

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John Calvin Abney - Coyote

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John Calvin Abney - Coyote

We're thrilled to announce John Calvin Abney's 3rd LP is being released on Black Mesa Records on May 18, 2018! We've been fans of John for a long time and couldn't be more excited to support him on this record.  You can pre-order the record now on baby pink 180 gram vinyl (while supplies last), 180 gram black vinyl, or on compact disc.  Some press about the record (updating): Glide Magazine: "The slowburning tune feels reflective and hopeful both in its lyrics and musical composition."  One Chord To Another: "Sounds marvelous..." Country Fried Rock: "...Coyote is a gem."

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Free Shipping on all orders over $50

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We're happy to provide free shipping, worldwide, on orders over $50.  We realize that shipping is expensive, especially when ordering internationally. We're happy to cover those costs, when you spent $50 or more with us.

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Bay Area Record Fair November 19

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Bay Area Record Fair November 19

We'll have a booth at the Bay Area Record fair on November 19, 2017. It's held at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco. If you're in the area, definitely check it out. It's free admission! We'll have lots of copies of most everything to sell you, plus stickers, buttons, patches, etc. Kris will have some 45's from his private collection to dig through, too. Make sure to stop in and say hi if you're in the area. Lots of other local labels, stores, and other vinyl merchants will be there.

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