Asian Man Records


Mike "Bruce Lee" Park of San Francisco ska band Skankin' Pickle has been releasing records since 1991, officially launching Asian Man in May of 96. Run out of Park's parents' garage with two employees and minimal overhead, Asian Man's made their mark with anti-racist action and strong DIY ideals. Asian Man's released noteworthy albums from bands like Alkaline Trio, The Chinkees, King Apparatus / Chris Murray, The Lawrence Arms and MU330.

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Hard Girls (East coast)
Hard Girls will be doing an east coast tour starting this month. The band released A Thousand Surfaces on Asian Man Records earlier this…
2014-08-06 11:00:01

Spraynard announced their reunion this past spring, pleasantly surprising their entire fan base. When they mysteriously broke up a few years ago, fans were saddened and shocked. They were on track to become a very popular band. Their releases Funtitled and Exton Square were gaining momentum. Luckily, they've come…
2014-07-28 20:00:01

Hard Girls: "The Quark"
Hard Girls have released a new video for their song "The Quark." The track is off the recently released A Thousand Surfaces. The band is also going on a summer…
2014-07-10 11:00:01

Dog Party: "Los Angeles"
Dog Party has released a video for their cover of X's "Los Angeles." The recording is off Lost Control from last…
2014-06-27 17:00:01

Hard Girls: "A Thousand Surfaces"
Today's stream comes from San Jose, CA-based Hard Girls. We've got a stream of the band's new release, A Thousand Surfaces. The trio, perhaps inspired by their time with Jesse Michaels in Classics of Love, get frantic. Although their work still is framed by the reflective songwriting style of bands like Pavement and Slint,…
2014-06-24 16:00:02

Jeff Rosenstock premieres new song
At a recent Punks in Vegas session, Jeff Rosenstock premiered a new tune. The tune is called "Hey Allison," and Rosenstock was backed by Mike Huguenor of Hard Girls and Classics of Love.…
2014-06-05 09:00:01

Hard Girls: "The Chord"
Hard Girls have debuted a new song via a stripped down "Punks in Vegas" session. The song is called "The Chord." The song will appear on the band's A Thousand Surfaces album due out June 24 via Asian Man Records.…
2014-05-30 10:00:01

Mike Watt releases split 7-inch with The Chronics
Mike Watt has just released a split 7-inch with The Chronics from Italy. The release is called From Ciro's to Starwood. Mike Watt, along with his band the Secondmen, cover the Urinals' classic "Surfin' with the Shah." The Chronics release a version of the The Last's "She Don't Know Why I'm Here." The release is limited to 480 units and is out via Asian Man Records.…
2014-05-14 12:00:01

Hard Girls: "996 Tears"
The A.V. Club is streaming the new song from San Jose's Hard Girls. The song is called "996 Tears" and is off the upcoming album A Thousand Surfaces which is due out in June on Asian Man Records. You can hear the song…
2014-05-12 17:30:01

Spraynard: "Internet May Mays"
Noisey has premiered Spraynard's first new song since their two-year hiatus. The track is called "Internet May Mays." The band recently announced they were getting back together. You can click Read More for the…
2014-04-10 12:00:01

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