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Dim Mak started in 1996 in order to release a 7" from obscure SoCal hardcore ensemble Stickfigurecarousel, Dim Mak's soon roster grew to include bands outside of hardcore and punk to garage rock and roll, disco punk and new wave.

The label has released records by he Coup, The Kills, Whirlwind Heat, Soledad Brothers, Automato, Panthers, The Gossip, Young People, Das Oath, Paradise Island, Pearlene, Lion Fever, Dance Disaster Movement, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Mr. David Viner, The Von Bondies, Bluebird, Die Monitr Batss, From Monument To Masses, The Red Light Sting, Envy, Miracle Chosuke, Battles, Libretto & Lifesavas, Dollhouse, Tokyo Sex Destruction, Bloc Party, Deep Jail, Edy Crahp, Juss Ske.

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The Detroit Cobras / The Willowz / Dan Sartain
Detroit Cobras, garage-punk forebearers the Willowz and Dan Sartain have announced a tour together that will kick off this…
2007-08-07 11:00:02

JR Ewing working on posthumous DVD
Gravity Records-style hardcore act JR Ewing have announced that work has begun on a posthumous DVD. The band, which took influence from the early screamo scene (think Heroin, not Silverstein) split up last year after eight years together. The band posted this brief note: The work on the JR Ewing film has begun. However, itīll take a…
2007-08-06 18:35:02

Dim Mak signs Foreign Born
Los Angeles based Foreign Born have signed with Dim Mak Records. The band has a record titled On The Wing Now set for an August 21st release. The label has posted the cover art and the song "In The Shape" for download. Foreign Born will tour across the US once the album comes out, with a set of hometown shows in the works to lead up to the…
2007-05-30 16:00:03

Icarus Line post music, plans third full length
The Icarus Line have announced some details about their upcoming full length, Black Lives At the Golden Coast. The album is their third and the follow up to 2004's Penance Soiree. The record is due out June 5th, 2007. You can check out a track from the album, titled "Get's Paid" right…
2007-02-03 22:00:10

Dim Mak signs the Moving Units, the Deadly Syndrome
Dim Mak have announced that they've signed Moving Units and the Deadly Syndrome. The label is teaming up with Metropolis Records for Moving Unit's next album. The Deadly Syndrome's forthcoming Dim Mak release will hit stores this…
2007-01-28 16:00:07

Dim Mak signs Willowz
Dim Mak Records have signed "Southern California garage-punk forebearers" the Willowz. The band is set to release their Dim Mak debut Chautauqua on March 20th and is currently preparing for European tour early next year. You can download a track from the band through Dim Mak…
2006-12-08 11:00:03

JR Ewing
After calling it a day back in May, JR Ewing have confirmed their final shows. The band had this to say: After 8 years of touring and recording, weve decided to move on and do other things. But were not going out quietly: We are doing some last shows around Europe, which includes shows in Germany, Belgium and France. There are so many places we shouldve played on this last tour (UK, Portugal, Holland etc) but we had to keep it short and simple. On these last shows we will be changing the setlist on every…
2006-08-09 10:15:02

Dim Mak signs UK-based "electro-punk" act Whitey
Dim Mak has signed East London-based punk/electronic act Whitey. The band will be making their US debut with The Light at the End of the Tunnel is a Train on October 10th, 2006. The band is also planning to visit the US at the end of October for CMJ followed by a proper US tour. Dim Mak promises 'gritty guitars, electronic beats, dark undertones and "two fingers in the air" attitude.' You can check out three songs on their myspace…
2006-08-03 09:15:02

Souls She Said (Icarus Line, Ink and Dagger) post video for "Sunken City"
Dim Mak has released the first video from Souls She Said's recent full length, As Templar Nites. The band is a project featuring The Icarus Line's Joe Cardamone and Don Devore (ex Ink and Dagger). The band released Rub The Sleep Out in 2003 via Buddyhead Records. You can click Read More to check it…
2006-07-22 15:30:01

JR Ewing (1998-2006)
Just days after the announcement that their latest album would get a US release, Oslo, Norway's JR Ewing has called it quits. The band made the announcement on their website: We are truly sad to announce that by the fall of 2006 JR Ewing will no longer be a band. After 8 years we feel it's time to move on. This has been a very hard decision for us, as we all love each others company and feel our music is as relevant today as when we started out in 1998. We hardly had any ambitions…
2006-05-11 11:06:00

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