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John Greek And The Limiters - I'm Hot For Your Body 12"
John Greek And The Limiters - I'm Hot For Your Body 12"
John Greek And The Limiters - I'm Hot For Your Body 12"
John Greek And The Limiters - I'm Hot For Your Body 12"

John Greek And The Limiters - I'm Hot For Your Body 12"

$17.98

Limited to 300 copies worldwide.

The Pacific Northwest musician John Greek originally released “I’m Hot For Your Body” as a limited private press 12” single in 1979 - rumors abound that only 100 copies were ever made, though much about this record feels apocryphal. 

Across six minutes of sordid, primal disco-blues, Mr. Greek slowly yields to the power of desire, chasing swirling string synths around the shadows like they’re ghosts, dousing everything in flange it’s lighter fluid. It is both terrifying and undeniable.

With permission from Mr. Greek’s estate, we’ve remastered the original and presented it alongside a even-more-unhinged version from Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold, the duo of Gerry Rooney (co-founder of the legendary Black Cock edits label) and Joel Martin (of Quiet Village).

Not for the faint of heart, this.

Remastered and cut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service.

Pressed by the good humans at Furnace Record Pressing in Alexandria, VA.

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Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"
Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"
Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"
Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"
Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"
Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"

Museum Of Love - After Us / Look Of Disgust 7"

$14.98

Please welcome back to the program Museum Of Love, the erstwhile duo of Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany who have returned to the DFA fold with a perfect 7”, two songs like two sides of a coin.

"After Us" is a simple, buoyant pop song heavily tempered by warnings of a bleak future. The old "sugar with the medicine" approach. 

"Look Of Disgust" is its perfect foil. A notty, almost industrial sounding wind up that ends just like a slap in the face.

Both songs were mixed by Nick Millhiser and mastered by Bob Weston. Purple vinyl pressed at Third Man Pressing in Detroit, MI.

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Fernando - I Got, She's Got 12"
Fernando - I Got, She's Got 12"
Fernando - I Got, She's Got 12"
Fernando - I Got, She's Got 12"

Fernando - I Got, She's Got 12"

$15.98

Fernando Pulichino's slinky, syrupy dance floor records have been cycling through DFA DJ bags for years, so it was only a matter of time until he made an official appearance on company letterhead. The OG version of "I Got, She's Got" which appears here on B2 is a romping, howl-at-the-moon burner, but it's the remix that really goes and notched the A1 placement at 45RPM. Between the two, is another bomb, "She's Playing With Fire." All three tracks are weapons, trust us.

Mastered and cut by Bob Weston and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing in Alexandria, VA.

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LCD Soundsystem - pow pow (idjut boys remix) 12"
LCD Soundsystem - pow pow (idjut boys remix) 12"

LCD Soundsystem - pow pow (idjut boys remix) 12"

$15.98

From the depths of the DFA vault (really just an assortment of poorly organized hard drives of varying vintages), we found this gem, a version of “pow pow” made all squirrely by master squirrels the Idjut Boys.

Why we kept this a secret for 14 years will forever remain a mystery. It’s a distant cousin of the original - vocals gone, drums looped out, squelch and delay coming down like rain. A real chugger.

What better to pair it with, then, than Rub-N-Tug’s remix of “too much love,” long out of print from its original pressing in 2005 and still a complete monster meant for dark rooms and cranked up smoke machines. It lives on wax once again, now with a likeminded buddy.

Both tracks were recut at 45RPM by Bob Weston and pressed with care by the good humans at Third Man Pressing in Detroit, MI. Hand-stamped here at DFA and limited to 1000 pieces.


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Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP
Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP
Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP
Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP

Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP

$24.98

"A merciless triumph" - The Wire

You must surrender. Because if you’ve followed Naum Gabo over the past 15 years - across various 12-inches, styles, and notable labels - and you’re listening to “F. Lux,” their first proper album, then you’re probably wondering how you wound up here, all the way down, barely able to see through the brain-clogging atmosphere and towering low-end.

“F. Lux” is deep, enthralling listen, alternating between moments of pounding, world-ending techno (“Schinokapsala” and “This 1¨º∆”) and sharply imagined, surrealist scenes painted with metallic machines ("Aora" and "Haerstag"). There is light to be found in the darkness, but the only way out is through.

Naum Gabo are Glasgow’s Jonnie Wilkes (also known as one-half of DJ duo Optimo) and James Savage (prolific mastering engineer). F. Lux was written and produced entirely by them at their Glasgow Hottrax Studios and mastered by James Savage. The album's front cover artwork is a painting by cherished Scottish painter, Andrew Cranston. The vinyl was pressed at MPO in France using lacquers cut by Bob Weston in Chicago.

1. Aora
2. Tols
3. Schinokapsala
4. Hebust Cometh
5. Haerstag
6. This 1¨º∆
7. Nothing In My Hand
8. Parasymptofelia

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Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"

Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"

$14.98

Dickie Landry has blown many minds around the world in his lengthy career as a jazz and avant-garde saxophonist of the highest regard. He was a founding member of the Phillip Glass Ensemble and (according to Wikipedia lore) introduced Paul Simon to zydeco, one of the indigenous sounds of his native southern Louisiana. Rarely, though, does Dickie’s saxophone make you want to get up and dance like a crazy person.



Such is the effect of “Hang The Rich,” a nugget of slinky, ecstatic punk-funk that was until recently completely lost to the sands of time. Recorded in 1986 (or thereabouts) in New Orleans, it’s the kind of song that compels you to move any which way you can, drunk on indignation.

The track came to DFA via LCD Soundsystem's Korey Richey, who knows Dickie from back home in Louisiana.

After a lengthy search, we located the original tapes in a storage locker somewhere in the Southeast and finally were able to get a clean, quality transfer done here at DFA HQ.

From there, we only had one person in mind for a more DJ-friendly edit: Glasgow’s JD Twitch, one half of Optimo and a selector of similarly puckish spirit. Twitch’s ability to place older, skronkier sounds in a modern dance floor context are unmatched, and his edit hard and jagged before opening up into those beautiful rapturous moments that make the original so goddamn special.

Written and produced by Dickie Landry
Engineered by Shelton Skerrett
Additional engineering by Korey Richey
Soprano saxophones and Roland Jupiter 4 by Dickie Landry
Vocals by Evelyn Erhard
Percussion by Billy Ware
Drums by Ricky Sebastian
Mastered and cut at 45RPM by Bob Weston
Pressed at MPO
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Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"

Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"

$15.98

The DFA debut from longtime family member Jayson Green also marks the return of the classic DFA twelve-inch. Maybe it actually stands for Dying Formats Always?

Jay’s sung in a lot of bands. Like, a lot. Panthers, Violent Bullshit, Cheeseburger, and the legendary hardcore band Orchid. There are probably more. He’s always been smart and hilarious, never quite cynical though always quick to point out the absurd.

Now in a bandleader role, he’s delivered us a classic a-side in “Local Jerk,” which sounds like a party because it was actually recorded during one: tight disco drums, big claps, a neck-rolling baseline, horns, and group vocals. You can literally hear the bottles clinking.

The head trip is the b-side, “I Need Love,” which is a most terrifying, ridiculous piece of nightlife satire.

CREDITS

Produced by W. Andrew Raposo and James Murphy
Mixed by James Murphy for the DFA
Mixing Assisted by Korey Richey
Mastered and Cut by Robert “Sparklebear” Weston at Chicago Mastering Service
Pressed at Furnace Recording Pressing in Alexandria, VA

"Local Jerk"
Gang Vocals by Emma Kadar-Penner, Stevie Levy, Mary Meyer, Nancy Whang, and Monika Heidemann
Additional Production, Drums and Bass Guitar by Nick Millhiser
Additional Bass Guitar and Rhythm Guitar by W. Andrew Raposo
Lead Guitar by James Murphy
Percussion by Caito Sanchez
Saxophone and Flute by Matt Parker
Trumpet by Carter Yasutake
Spiritually Consulted by Al Doyle

"I Need Love"
Vocals by Jayson Green
Drum Programming and Bass Guitar by W. Andrew Raposo
Additional Drum Programming, Sequencers, Synths and Piano by David Mason
Guitars by Byron Kalet
Saxophone by Matt Parker

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LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP

LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP

$128.99

"The Long Goodbye..." is the complete, unabridged recording of LCD Soundsystem’s April 2, 2011 “farewell” show at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Spanning 3 hours of music across 28 songs, this remains the band's lengthiest, most career-spanning show to date, with the core live band of James Murphy, Pat Mahoney, Nancy Whang, Al Doyle, Gavilán Rayna Russom and Tyler Pope joined by a choir, string and horn sections — plus special guest performances including Reggie Watts, the Juan MacLean, Shit Robot, Planningtorock, and Shannon Funchess of LIGHT ASYLUM.

To celebrate the event's 10th anniversary, we've partnered with Parlophone / Warner Music to repress this release in its original 5xLP configuration as well as a brand new 3xCD edition (because why not).


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The Rapture - Echoes LP
The Rapture - Echoes LP
The Rapture - Echoes LP
The Rapture - Echoes LP
The Rapture - Echoes LP

The Rapture - Echoes LP

$32.98

The album that, in many ways, started it all. Repressed for the first time since its release in 2003.

Produced by James Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy for the DFA.

Pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC from lacquers cut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service.

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Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP

Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP

$19.98

Marcus Lambkin aka Shit Robot is, in many ways, as pure DFA as anyone else. He’s been here since before the beginning, a centrifugal force pulling everyone together, an anchor of no-nonsense style and humor that is as core to our being as the fucking lightning bolt.

We’ve put out a lot of Shit Robot records. They’re all great. But it’s been a minute since the last one. (Life happens.)

Earlier this year, the drought ended when Marcus sent some demos he’d been toiling away on in the attic. We loved them immediately. They were raw and rudimentary tracks that felt completely unbothered with where they might fit in and what year it was. They were sharp and smart, the sound of the party where we wanted to be. 

He went to Al Doyle’s place in London to finish them off, and then James mixed everything here at DFA. Bob mastered it, naturally. Somewhere along the way, Suzi Horn from Prinzhorn Dance School and Mutado Pintado from Warmduscher added two incredible vocals as only they could.

It’s 5 Songs, both the name of it and the thing itself. Nominative determinism. 5 complete belters.

CREDITS
Marcus Lambkin: synths, drums, and vocals
Al Doyle: additional synthesizers
Kenny Space: electric bass
Recorded at the No Hassle Castle in Riet by Marcus Lambkin and RAE in London by Al Doyle
Additional recording at DFA Studios in Brooklyn by Korey Richey
Mixed by James Murphy for the DFA
Mastered by Robert "Sparklebear" Weston
Photography and hair by Mary Lambkin
A DFA Design product

Pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC

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LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP

$37.98

Of the many arresting moments that fill LCD Soundsystem's This Is Happening, perhaps the most unexpected comes less than halfway through album opener "Dance Yrself Clean." The seemingly unassuming, low-key rumble of a song morphs from its mumbled beginnings into an outsized flash of synth ballast and wailing vocals. The sudden shift is like the flicking on of a light, the perfect example of frontman-songwriter-mastermind James Murphy's effortless balance of restraint and release, organic rock and electro pop, and muted cool and vibrant emotion. This study in contrasts pervades LCD Soundsystem's third, and possibly final, release--an album where Murphy refracts images of heartbreak and longing through the scattered light of a disco ball. 

The cautious observations and honest reveals that follow are literally and figuratively quieter moments than that initial blare. On "All I Want," against a wall of whirling guitar, Murphy recognizes a relationship that can't be saved, and instead asks for "your pity" and "your bitter tears." "Get Along" shuffles over pulsing keys and bubbling percussion as Murphy tries to bridge physical and emotional distance, singing, "You might forget, forget the sound of a voice / Still, you shouldn't forget the things we laughed about." Conversely, the sparsely decorated, sauntering "Somebody's Calling Me" is almost hopeful in comparison: "Somebody's calling me" Murphy half whispers, "to be my girl." 

There are stretches of lyrical levity here, too. "You Wanted a Hit," which sits atop shiny synths, a driving bass-line and layers of handclaps, laments record label demands on what turns out to be one of the album's hookiest tracks. "Pow Pow" veers toward past "talkies" like "Losing My Edge," and features keyboardist Nancy Whang shouting in unison with Murphy. 

With This Is Happening, Murphy has created a work of both nuanced introspection and distanced observation. DFA is proud to offer the vinyl version of this much lauded release, which also includes contributions from drummer Pat Mahoney and sound collagist Gavin Russom.

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LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP

LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP

$29.98

The debut LP from LCD Soundsystem.

1xLP in a reverse board sleeve.

Track Listing:

  1. Daft Punk Is Playing At My House
  2. Too Much Love
  3. Tribulations
  4. Movement
  5. Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up
  6. On Repeat
  7. Thrills
  8. Disco Infiltrator
  9. Great Release
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DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt
DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt
DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt
DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt
DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt
DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt

DFA x ETNG - Dreams Never End T-Shirt

$32.98

Back. In Black. (Sorry...)

This is our collab with Enter The Night Gallery.

Three color front and back prints on Black Comfort Colors 1717 blanks.

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Neon Shadow Bolt T-Shirt
Neon Shadow Bolt T-Shirt
Neon Shadow Bolt T-Shirt
Neon Shadow Bolt T-Shirt

Neon Shadow Bolt T-Shirt

$32.98

Bright AF for your spring and summer. Single color pocket print on a Comfort Colors 1717 Neon Lemon blanks.

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New York City Music People T-Shirt
New York City Music People T-Shirt
New York City Music People T-Shirt
New York City Music People T-Shirt
New York City Music People T-Shirt

New York City Music People T-Shirt

$32.98

Improving non-stop. Single color pocket print and two color sleeve print on Ivory Comfort Colors 1717 blanks.
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DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter
DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter

DFA Records: The Early Years by Tim Soter

$58.00

As photographer Tim Soter says in the preface, "This book is for the fans. It's for the gearheads, the photo nerds, the party people, the music plus ones and the plus nones. It's for the artists themselves, who can expect to see a few photos they haven't seen before. This book is for those who got turned on to DFA after the fact and of course, it's for the ones who were there."

160 pages with 111 color and 35 black and white photos; portraits, parties, candids, office and studio documentation, live performances. Every purchase includes a 4x6 print shown in the product shot (turntable and homemade slipmat). All books are signed.

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