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ROIR (Reachout International Records)

Name
ROIR
URL
http://roir-usa.com
Email
Phone
718-852-7647
Address
PO Box 540-160 Van Brunt Station Brooklyn, NY 11215
Profile
Neil Cooper founded NYC's Reachout International Records (ROIR) as a cassette-only label in 1981. The label has released a amazing amount of truly pivotal underground albums spanning a number of genres including punk, indie, dub, reggae, industrial and mor
Releases on file (6)
Prince Far-I with Suns of Arqa — Musical Revue Prince Far-I with Suns of Arqa — Musical Revue
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RE161CD, 1983, CD)
Glenn Branca — Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) Glenn Branca — Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD8245, 1983/1998, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Your Children Placate You from Premature Graves Legendary Pink Dots — Your Children Placate You from Premature Graves
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8299, 2006, CD)
Praxis — Tennessee 2004 Praxis — Tennessee 2004
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8301, 2004/2007, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Plutonium Blonde Legendary Pink Dots — Plutonium Blonde
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8305, 2008, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Seconds Late for the Brighton Line Legendary Pink Dots — Seconds Late for the Brighton Line
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8317, 2010, CD)

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2018-10-17
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2018-09-29
Marty Balin RIP – One of the architects of the 60s psychedelic sound of San Francisco has died at the age of 76. Marty Balin was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was one of the founders of Jefferson Airplane. After the split of the original Airplane, Balin went on to form the highly successful Jefferson Starship. » Read more

2018-09-25
Help the Psychic Equalizer Avoid Extinction – Last year we reviewed the debut album by Psychic Equalizer, a musical project of Hugo Selles. He's now working on the ambitious follow-up to that release, and is seeking funding from listeners around the world. » Read more

2018-09-05
Krautrock Documentary Seeks Funding – The next installment of the Progressive Warriors documentary series will focus on the vast body of music that falls under the banner of "krautrock." As most of our readers will know, previous films have tackled RIO and the Canterbury scene, as well as what we might call "mainstream" prog rock. » Read more

2018-07-31
Tomasz Stańko RIP – Tomasz Stańko, one of the greats of Eastern European jazz, has died at the age of 76. Stańko's career started in Krzysztof Komeda's quintet, where he contributed trumpet from 1963-1967, when he formed his own group. He worked extensively with Edward Vesala, Don Cherry, Zbigniew Seifert, Chico Freeman, Howard Johnson, Cecil Taylor, and many others. Many of his recordings have been released by ECM, an association that began in the mid-70s. » Read more


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