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Heavy Hawaii / Colleen Green / Raw Moans Cali Tour 11/24-11/28


Wednesday November 24 (Thanksgiving Eve!!)

DJs Mario Orduno & Charles Rowell (Crocodiles)
@ The Tin Can (San Diego)

Friday November 26

DJs Mario Orduno & Brandon Welchez (Crocodiles)
@ 292 Turk St (San Francisco)

Saturday November 27

DJs Mario Orduno & Brandon Welchez (Crocodiles)
@ The Full House 3147 Filbert St Oakland, CA

Sunday November 28

HH/RW/CG/Teen Porn
Djs Mario Orduno & Brandon Welchez (Crocodiles)
@ The Hustle House (Los Angeles)
7240 Coldwater Canyon, North Hollywood


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In Stock Update

The 2nd press All Saints Day 7" is now in stock. It's on red vinyl and limited to 500 copies.

Also in stock in limited quantities:

Heavy Hawaii 12"/cassette
Las Robertas LP/CD
Internet Forever 7"
The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower 12"

Also, we have Zoo Music releases:

Flight 12"
Woven Bones 12"

For shops and distribution write

For Art Fag mailorder the releases are on the right side of this site.

For Zoo Music mailorder go here.

The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower 12" Available Again! Found stock.

Going through the office we found a box of the long out of print and rare INRI 12" by The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower!! The Plot 12" was our second release from 2006. The band members went on to form Crocodiles and The Soft Pack. The B side has a cover of David Bowie's "Boys Keep Swinging" and a remix by Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner. This 12" rules! We only pressed 500 of these and it sold out ages we thought. We're putting them on sale down on the right in the Current Releases column. Check the song in the player too!

(EDIT: We found cds too!! Also available in the column to the right.)

Heavy Hawaii Available For Purchase!!

Hello! You can order the new Heavy Hawaii "HH" 12" and cassette now! There is a short delay due to manufacturing issues, but they will ship in about 2 weeks. We're really psyched about this record and we think you will be to. Get yours before their gone! Limited to 1000 on red vinyl. Cassette limited to 300 red copies.

Track list:

1. Sleeping Bag
2. Better
3. Beacons
4. Suicide Summer
5. Philly Games
6. Teen Angel

Recorded by Jon Greene and Brandon Welchez in San Diego. Mastered by Pete Lymon in Los Angeles.

Art Fag Has Gone Fishin' / Dum Dums & Crocs In New York

All shipping will be suspended for about two weeks starting today. All orders will be honored, but won't go out until or around 9/26. The entire office is going to New York for some fun shows with Dum Dum Girls and then Crocodiles. Here's some info if you live in the New York area and want to come out:

9/15-17 Dum Dums @ Radio City Music Hall w/ Vampire Weekend & Beach House.
9/16 Dum Dums after party with Dum Dum Girls & Mario Orduno (Art Fag Recordings) djing @ Motor City. FREE.
9/18 Dum Dums @ Knitting factory with Girls At Dawn, Reading Rainbow & me djing.
9/22 Crocs @ Mercury Lounge w/ Reading Rainbow, Girls At Dawn & Mario Orduno (Art Fag).
9/22 Crocs after party @ Cyn Lounge with David McDaniel &Mario Orduno (Art Fag Recordings) djing. FREE.


Art Fag's Releasing Las Robertas!!

On October 12, Art Fag Recordings is releasing Las Robertas' "Cry Out Loud" LP on vinyl, limited cassette, CD and digital. Each format will have it's distinctive color sleeve. We're psyched! This new version was mixed by Jon Greene (Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles, Soft Pack) and was mastered by the esteemed Pete Lyman. Read more about it on GvsB

Dum Dum Girls & Art Fag Recordings in NYC Next Week!

We're pretty excited about this coming week! Not only are Dum Dum Girls playing a string of sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall (with Vampire Weekend & Beach House) on September 15-17, but we've organised an after party at Motor City Bar with Dum Dums djing along with Art Fag Recording's Mario Orduno. THEN, on September 18, Dums Dums headline thier own show at The Knitting Factory w/ Reading Rainbow, Girls At Dawn & DJ Mario Orduno. FUN! If you live in New York, come say hi!

Heavy Hawaii "Teen Angel" Premiere

Weekly Tape Deck and Altered Zones premiered Heavy Hawaii's new track "Teen Angel" of the upcoming 12" record, HH (AF011), released on September 28. You can check it out here. We're so excited!! The 6 song 12" will be pressed in an edition of 1000 on colored vinyl. Digitally it will be available worldwide. Join the mailing list to have the first opportunity to buy early.

Dunes "Old Souls" SOLD OUT..Repress Coming

Wow, before we even had a chance to post that the Dunes "Old Souls" 7" EP was available, it sold out! Thanks to everybody that purchased, you'll be receiving yours asap. For those that didn't, stay tuned for the next edition and join the mailing list. Almost this entire pressing was sold via our mailing list. Old Souls is available digitally everywhere worldwide.

Dunes West Coast Tour Dates & "Old Souls" 7" Out August 31

Dunes will be heading out on a west coast tour on July 30. They will have 40 limited test press versions of the new 7" on Art Fag Recordings, complete with cover and insert. Get to these shows and get one before they're gone! The record, "Old Souls" (AF009) will be released on 7" and digitally on August 31. It's amazing and we're so excited!

Check the tour dates are below.

Jul. 30, 2010 Revolver Records Tempe, AZ
Jul. 31, 2010 Villas Palace El Paso, TX
Aug. 1, 2010 Cheer Up Charlies Austin, TX
Aug. 2, 2010 The Nightmare Dallas, TX
Aug. 3, 2010 Bash Riprocks Lubbock, TX
Aug. 4, 2010 The Kosmos Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO
Aug. 5, 2010 Monte Vista Lounge FLAGSTAFF, AZ
Aug. 6, 2010 The Casbah SAN DIEGO, CA
Aug. 7, 2010 21 Grand Oakland, California
Aug. 9, 2010 Valentines PORTLAND, OR
Aug. 10, 2010 Green House SEATTLE, CA
Aug. 11, 2010 TBA REDMOND, WA
Aug. 13, 2010 Hair Salon SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Aug. 14, 2010 Jose's Lo…

Art Fag Has Gone Fishin' / Dum Dums Crocs Tour

From June 21 to July 5, Art Fag Recordings HQ and mail order department will be closed. All orders during that time will be shipped soon after July 5.

During this time we'll be on the Dum Dum Girls / Crocodiles west coast tour! Our dude Mario Orduno will be djing every date. Also, we'll have all 'in print' Art Fag releases, t-shirts and buttons. Hope to see you all on the west coast!!

Dum Dums 'Blissed Out' Tape Is Now Sold Out

Dum Dums will have the last few copies on the West Coast tour beginning Wednesday June 23rd in Oakland. Hope to see a bunch of you there. We'll have all the current Art Fag releases at the merchandise table as well.

Dum Dum Girls "Bhang Bhang, I'm A Burnout" Video + News

Below is the new Dum Dum Girls video for "Bhang Bhang, I'm A Burnout", directed by Christin Turner and from the Sub Pop Records LP, I Will Be. This is a good opportunity to announce that the Dum Dum tapes are almost out and will be removed form our site in the next day or two. Sub Pop also is down to the last few and you can go get the blue version there. Ok, enjoy the video..

Dum Dum Girls "Bhang Bhang, I'm a Burnout" from Sub Pop Records on Vimeo.

Crocodiles / Dum Dum Girls West Coast Tour Poster

This poster was designed by Andy Of Woven Bones. Thanks Andy!

Best Coast Solid Orange 'Sun Was High' 7 inch Available Now

The new solid orange Best Coast "Sun Was High (So Was I)" 7 inch is now available by clicking the button below. This is our favorite looking version so far. They look so good!


Dum Dum Crocs Dunes Soft Healer Poster By Kate Hall

Our talented and bad ass friend Kate Hall of Dunes made these really cool silk screened posters for the Dum Dum Girls/Crocodiles/Dunes show in LA. It's at The Echo on July 1 and is towards the end of the west coast tour. There are only 30(!) of these posters. Check out more pics here at Kate's blog and check out all her fun stuff!

Internet Forever 7" (AF008) Now Available

Hello, we're excited to announce the new Internet Forever 7" is finally in! It has two songs, 'Break Bones' and '3D' on 500 black records with a download card. The artword was designed by Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls. You can purchase using the button below the cover in the 'CURRENT RELEASES' section. You won't be able to get these songs out of your head!!

Dum Dum Girls / Crocodiles West Coast Tour FUN

We're super excited to announce these dates!! Art Fag's Mario Orduno will be along playing records at the shows and will have some fun Art Fag memorabilia at the merch table. West Coast FUN.

Wed-Jun-23 Oakland, CA New Parish
Fri-Jun-25 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
Sat-Jun-26 Seattle, WA High Dive
Tue-Jun-29 Sacramento, CA Blue Lamp
Wed-Jun-30 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
Thu-Jul-01 Los Angeles, CA Echo
Fri-Jul-02 San Diego, CA Casbah
Sat-Jul-03 Costa Mesa, CA Detroit Bar

Art Fag Updates And News

Here's an update on upcoming releases. We're really excited about how much goodness we're releasing this year!!

All Saint's Day: Katy Goodman (Vivian Girls) & Gregg Foreman (Cat Power) have just completed their debut 7", "It'll Come Around" b/w "Only Time Will Tell". Being sent to presses very soon! June release.

Internet Forever: Being pressed as we speak. May release.

Dunes: Just got done recording their 4 song 7" with Best Coast's Bobb Bruno. Off to the presses! June release.

Heavy Hawaii: Wrapping up mixing the 6 song 12" with Jon Greene (Muslims, Crocodiles, Dum Dum Girls) and Crocodiles' Brandon Welchez. Summer.

Psychic Dancehall: Full length cassette near completion. Titled, "Dreamers". This should be out really soon. June release.

In addition to the new records, we're waiting on new pressings of Best Coast on solid orange vinyl and the Dum Dum Girls/Crocodiles/PENS/Graffiti Island 7" on (yet to be …

Dum Dum Girls Cassette Back In Stock For Limited Time

The Dum Dum Girls 'Blissed Out' cassette is back in stock in limited quantity. You can purchase it below to the right. Sub Pop also has a few more of the blue ones. Rough Trade will have theirs up shortly. Also, if you go see Dum Dums on the Girls tour, they will have some at those shows. Thanks.

Dum Dum Girls Website

Dum Dum Girls have a new official site and you can go look at it here

Don't Miss Dum Dum Girls, Best Coast & Pearl Harbor On Tour

NOT TOGETHER, duh. But check all the dates below and to the right in our tour dates section for all the up to date details. DDG and Best Coast will have the only copies available of the AF005 split 7", AF006 DDG cassette, and the AF007 Best Coast 7". Get them while you can and have fun too!

All The Tapes Have Shipped

We mailed out all the Dum Dum Girls Blissed Out Cassettes. Thank you to everyone who purchased. Current shipping time from here to the UK is four-five days, same thing for Japan, other areas (Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, Singapore) be patient. If you missed out on ordering a tape, either sign up for our mailing list or check back here after SXSW.

Dum Dum Girls Cassette Sold Out / Making More!

So we totally underestimated the demand for the DDG tape. They all vanished in 3 days! Sub Pop actually still has the blue ones, go over there and snatch them up. As a result of the popularity of these, we're making just a few more to satisfy all of y'all. Count on more of each version in a couple weeks. Any news on this will be here and in a mailing list email, so stay tuned. And thank you!!

Dum Dum Girls 'Blissed Out' Cassette On Sale

Very limited at this point, and due to the limited nature of the release, only one purchase per account will be honored. Additional purchases will be refunded. Sorry to be a total downer! If the button is up (down the right side of the page) you can buy the tape, if it not there, you can not buy the tape.

Blissed Out Mailing List Tape Offer Closed; For Sale Here Later

Thanks for everyone who signed up for the Art Fag Recordings mailing list. Last night, all those who had signed up as of about 8is PST/ 11 EST got the email allowing them to buy the tape.
Those of you who signed up after that time did not get an email-sorry.
The rest of the tapes will be for sale at this website later today- if the Paypal Button is up, that means you can buy, if not, it's because it sold out. Sub Pop will have the blues for sale soon!!

Best Coast Orange Vinyl Direct Sale Sold Out; Shops Remain

The Best Coast Orange Vinyl is sold out here, but see the shops and on line outlets, many of whom have not even listed their supply for sale yet- contact them direct and move quickly. Everyone who was allowed to buy from the website will receive their record.

Best Coast Orange Vinyl Available Now

You can buy the Best Coast Orange Vinyl by clicking on the button on the side of this page- down a bit- by the image of the record cover. You can also by from the retailers below.


Revolver/Midheaven (online)(AVAIL NOW!!!)
Insound (online)(Next week, maybe.)


Origami Vinyl (Los Angeles, CA.)*
Permanent Records (Chicago, ILL.)
Other Music (NYC)
Guest Room Records (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
Love Garden Records (Kansas City, Kansas)
Apop (St. Louis, MO.)
Waterloo Records & Video (Austin, TX.)


Zulu Records (Vancouver, Canada)
Escalator (Tokyo, Japan)
Rough Trade (London, UK)
Pure Groove (London, UK)
Volcanic Tongue (Glasgow, SCOTLAND)
Bis Auf Messer (Berlin, Germany)

* Has AF005 split 7"

AF005 Split 7" Sold Out

The Crocodiles / Dum Dum Girls / PENS / Graffiti Island split 7" is now sold out. The last copies are available at Origami Vinyl in Los Angeles, with Dum Dum Girls on tour starting Sunday, Other Music New York City, and Revolver USA Distribution. Repress coming soon on colored vinyl.

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Best Coast First Press is Sold Out- Second Press Soon

The first press of the Best Coast record (black vinyl) is sold out. If you were able to order, or sent us money for a wholesale purchase, your order will be filled. When the button returns, it will be for the second press, orange vinyl- like the sun. We will announce it's arrival via the mailing list, and of course the button will return. Best Coast has some on her tour with the Vivian Girls- you should check that show out. The Dum Dum Girls/Crocodiles/PENS/Graffiti Island records that are available are all first press, still a couple of those left.

Mailing List

You can now enter your email address in the fancy mailing list box to the right. It's simple to use. Again, mailing list members will get first dibs on all releases and news on upcoming releases. Join!

Dum Dum Girls Cassette: BLISSED OUT

This will be available very soon. All mailing list members will be alerted as soon as it's ready and they will be available here soon after. They will be in three different colors. 300 pinks will be available here, 40 blues will be available via Sub Pop and 40 greys will be available via Rough Trade. More purchasing info coming soon!


Hi, and welcome to the newly created Art Fag Recordings website! You can count on tons of updates and news about our sounds here. There's a lot in the works, so tune in periodically. If you're not the visiting type, then we can always holler at you via our mailing list too. To be added, just write us at and write 'MAILING LIST' in the subject line. We'll add you and you'll be first to know about everything and have first dibs on every release. (ed. note: just join the mailing list with the box above in right corner. DO NOT email us this way anymore!!)