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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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Wild Moth puts back catalog on Bandcamp, goes on tour
Wild Moth has put some of its back catalog on Bandcamp. Meanwhile, Wild Moth will be joining Self Defense Family on tour starting this…
2014-11-10 14:30:01

Great Apes release teaser for 'Playland At The Beach' EP
Great Apes released a teaser for their forthcoming EP Playland at the Beach. Each song on the release tells a story about San Francisco from different perspectives. The record is due out sometime in November. Great Apes last released Thread in 2013. You can click Read…
2014-10-06 10:00:01

Hard Girls detail rarities compilation
San Jose's Hard Girls have detailed the release of their rarities compilation. The release will be called Hard Hard Girls and will be out October 3, 2014 via Asian Man Records. The collection includes the band's b-sides, demos and other unreleased tracks. You can find pre-orders…
2014-09-16 15:00:01

The Bruce Lee Band: "Where's The Call?"
The Bruce Lee Band just returned from Korea and brought us a souvenir in the form of a new song titled "Where's The Call?" The track comes from their upcoming release, Everything Will Be Alright, My Friend, which is due for a mid…
2014-09-10 09:00:01

Asian Man Records to release Hard Girls rarities comp
Asian Man Records has announced the release of a new Hard Girls compilation. The release will contain their now out-of-print singles and EPs as well as some previously unreleased tracks. It is expected to be released in October. The band released A Thousand Surfaces…
2014-09-04 14:00:01

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
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

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