Hey a couple of us are looking into setting up a small record distro and we want to of course feature a good selection of locally released vinyl, tapes and cds. If you run a label or have a band that released its own music or know someone who does please get in touch with us so we can talk about featuring your stuff in our catalog! Message us here or email fcrecordshop (at) gmail (dot) com! Thanks!
…because it’s just sitting here, I’m just sitting here, work is boring and local music still holds a high spot in my heart. I miss local shows. I have a wife and a baby now along with 2 jobs and I don’t get out to shows really at all anymore. The days of 3-4 (some times more) shows a week for Ryan and me are over. But I still love it. I am looking forward to going to this show a week and a half from now:
My wife and I already have a babysitter set up! We’ll be leaving our daughter with her Grandmother over night for the first time since she was born. It’s a big deal for us. Anyway I am really looking forward to seeing this line up (all 3 bands are absolutely killer!) as well as getting myself a copy of Haunted Leather’s Red Road LP. I’ve listened to the digital version of this record a tone and can’t wait to spin the vinyl! Drone zone!
So much of the music I listen to is local releases and when I get to hear them on vinyl it makes it even more enjoyable! Thanks to those bands and labels working so hard to put their music out in vinyl format!
Download this!! Live tracks from STATE, ATTENTION SPAN, D.S.S., PROTECTED LEFT, CHUGGER, AND DESPOT!!! Click thru on the cover art to download. FREE!! SHARE WITH YO FRIENDS!!
Also go here and check out Jimmy’s blog.
Sorry for disappearing and being so out of touch in the past few months. While the zine probably won’t be back any time soon we would like to become a bit more active at least through the internet. Jimmy is blogging these days so go check that out. We miss you.
In about 3 weeks we will be wrapping up and sending Issue #7 off to the printer. This issue marks our 1 year anniversary and as usual we would love for you to be a part of it! We are looking for contributions to be printed in this issue to help us document a bit of the local music scene and entertain/enrage the masses. If you want to get involved message us here or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Support local music!!!
Grand Rapids friends: I need help with my zine. I have issue #7 coming out at the beginning of May and I am going to need help filling it up. I haven’t been to as many shows as I’d like lately so help me out by contributing your local music show/album reviews, news, interviews, rants, artwork, photos, etc. I’m open to almost anything in these pages. Message me here or email me at email@example.com to get involved. This zine is based on our local, underground and independent scene so help shed light on what happens in this town. I’d really appreciate it. Thanks!
Help! Contribute! Support local music! Reblog!
Green Light Music and The Corner Record Shop both should have copies of 616 Zine Issue #6!! Go out and buy them! Tell your friends to buy them as well! We want to keep this zine available in Kalamazoo but we have to be able to show people that they sell in order to do this! GO!
Hey friends we are going to need a lot of help with Issue #7!! For various reasons we have been a bit out of the local music game and have missed some great local music events this month! We really need your help. Issue #7 will be out in May and it is our 1 year anniversary issue so we’d love it to not suck too bad. If you have anything to contribute such as a show review or some photos you took at a local show or a record review, interviews w/ local musicians, artwork, rants, funny stories, etc. PLEASE contact us here or at firstname.lastname@example.org! Let us know if you’d like to be involved! We appreciate all your support!
This is a real good look at some of the music happening in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 30 tracks from various local artists and a wide span of genres. Click here (or click-through the image) to stream/download this comp (for free!!).