• Brooklyn Flea Record Fair - May 16, 2015


      Save the date! On Saturday, May 16, the spring edition of the
      Brooklyn Flea Record Fair returns to Williamsburg's East River State Park, with 50-plus vendors made up of independent labels, record stores (including Other Music), and used record dealers setting up next to Smorgasburg. Like last year, Red Bull Music Academy has put together a great DJ line-up, with Eamon Harkin (Mister Saturday Night), Jack Tatum (Wild Nothing), Justin Miller (Have a Killer Time), Jefre Cantu-Ledesma (Mexican Summer), and Matt Werth (RVNG Intl.) spinning the soundtrack for your crate digging. You can check out a full list of vendors here, and we'll see you on Saturday, May 16!
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    • Other Music Update (April 30, 2015)


      There are a lot of great recommendations to check out in this week's Other Music Update, including new albums from William Basinski, Delia Gonzalez, Built to Spill, Mac McCaughan, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma, Braids, and Martin Gore (to name a few), along with great archival releases from Soichi Terada, Kamuran Akkor, Michael Angelo and more. Subscribe here to our weekly newsletter featuring Other Music's favorite new and archival releases, ticket contests, and shop event listings, and read past editions in the Update Archive.

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    • Mikal Cronin Scavenger Hunt This Saturday


      Mikal Cronin fans: check out Other Music's Instagram (@other_music) and Twitter (@othermusic) feeds on Saturday morning for a clue on where we've hidden a cassette copy of his new album,
      MCIII (out next Tuesday, May 4). Whoever finds this hidden tape in our shop will win a prize pack that includes test pressings of both MCIII and MCII, cassette copies of both albums, a signed poster, button and Merge tote, as well as a pair of tickets to Mikal Cronin's show at Bowery Ballroom on May 5!!
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    • Tallest Man on Earth Listening Party This Sunday

      This Sunday, Other Music is hosting a Tallest Man on Earth listening party, playing the Swedish folk-singer's anticipated new full-length, Dark Bird Is Home, in full between 3 and 4:30 p.m. The first 10 people who pre-order the album from us in the shop that afternoon will also get a limited 7" of "1904" from his previous album, and the first 20 folks to pre-order the LP will be guaranteed to receive the limited edition, indie exclusive white vinyl! And that's not all... We'll also be raffling off one pair of tickets to catch the Tallest Man on Earth's show at the Beacon Theatre on June 3!!

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    • Other Music Update (April 23, 2015)


      This week's Other Music Update features new albums from Pale Blue, Drew Lustman (a/k/a FaltyDL), Speedy Ortiz, Squarepusher, Daniele Baldelli, Nils Frahm, and more! Also inside: enter to win tickets to see Toro Y Moi at Terminal 5, Helado Negro at the Kitchen, or the Nothing Changes: Raw Sound Transgression event, part of Red Bull Music Academy's month-long series in New York.  Subscribe here to our weekly newsletter featuring Other Music's favorite new and archival releases, ticket contests, and shop event listings, and read past editions in the Update Archive.

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