Episode 044: Asian Man Records w/ Mike Park

Asian Man Records is a DIY record label run by Mike Park. Park started a record label and began releasing music in 1989 under the name Dill Records, with the Asian Man label established May 1996.

Some of the label’s releases came from such bands as Slapstick, Less Than Jake, Alkaline Trio, Link 80, MU330, The Broadways, Tuesday, and one of the current bands that I love, Joyce Manor.

  • The MOD movement
  • Skankin Pickle
  • Dill Records
  • What did his parents think about him starting the label
  • Putting out Goddammit
  • Did he sign bands with a handshake?
  • Less Than Jake
  • Running the label from his parent’s garage
  • How the download era affected the label
  • My band playing with Alkaline Trio the week Goddammit came out
  • And a ton more

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