Nov 22, 2012
Good news for our on-line customers shopping in the United States: we'll be waiving shipping & handling fees for all domestic mail orders from Thanksgiving Day right on through Cyber Monday (up until 12:00 a.m. Tuesday morning). Just enter the words Free Shipping in the discount code box at check out.
Nov 21, 2012
For those of you who are spending your holiday in New York City, Other Music will be participating in Record Store Day's second annual Black to Black Friday (Friday, November 23), and this year there will be an even bigger variety of limited RSD-only pressings plus some great advance releases exclusive to independent shops. You can browse a list of all these special titles here on the RSD website, or download a PDF wish list here, and while we can't guarantee that every one of these releases will be available at Other Music, we do have a great assortment of RSD...
Nov 16, 2012
We're impatiently awaiting the December 4th release of Scott Walker's new album, Bish Bosch, six years since his last full-length, Drift -- thankfully not the long 11-year interval between Drift and 1995's Tilt. As with the last few decades of Walker's music, Bish Bosch is a dense, cerebral work, moving between war-drum rhythms, sword-clang percussion, blasts of horns and ominous dissonance to uncomfortable gaps of silence, with the singer musing on topics such as brown dwarves, dictators and flatulence. Check out this bizarre slow-motion video for "Epizootics!", which only begins to touch on the strange, insular brilliance that is Bish Bosch,...
Nov 08, 2012
When hurricane Sandy came through New York, the flooding from its storm surge took Other Music’s datacenter and web stores off line for well over a week, along with many other websites that were located in the same Wall Street-based facility. As of Wednesday evening, November 7, our email and download store have been restored and are fully functional, however, the mail order site’s server is still down. As we wait for it to be restored, we’ve created this alternate web shop for CD and vinyl. The selection is limited to new featured releases rather than the full scope of...