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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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