It's important that bands from our great town are not forgotten so here is # 2 in the FMR LIVE SERIES from the leather jacket clad 80's 4 piece the ZORROS. Nic,Darren,Craig & Greg absorbed all the cool sounds of the late 70's ( Sex Pistols, The Saints, The Stranglers, Buzzcocks etc.) to create their own sonic stance and play all across the early to mid 80's. These FOUR tracks are all from the legendary SEAVIEW BALLROOM and even includes one track from their VERY FIRST GIG (along with a live showing their Au-Go-Go 7" A Side "Too Young"). Art by Nic of the Zorros /Template,Logo art by Fat Ankle. Initial pressings on Opaque Blue/Black and Yellow Opaque/Black blends with a 2 SIDED COLOUR INSERT / Handbill repro's /Photos and a Sticker ! Both these are numbered out of 100 in a cool Picture Sleeve along with a LIMITED BLACK VINYL edition of FIFTY copies in a hand crafted BLACK FAUX LEATHER JACKET SLEEVE with white Spray /Stencil. top notch songs from another red hot band from Melbourne. FMR 013, Mastered by Mikey Young and shipping now.
AUG 1st Update - Over ONE HUNDRED 2nd Hand CD's added further down page.
July 29 Update: Pleather Jacket Sleeve/Black Vinyl Edition now SOLD OUT
Thanks to all you amazing people who have shown cool interest in this single :-)
Below : Opaque Blue /Black Blend , Opaque Yellow/Black Blend , and the Limited Edition Faux Leather Jacket edition on Black with all Inserts and Pic Sleeve (Now Sold Out) - Blue Blend and Yellow Blend singles still readily available.
July 14th 2022 In stock now, flash new FMR Coffee Mugs! Light Green, Light Blue or Yellow and rockin’ and a'ready for a Salted Caramel Latte or Cup of Mulberry Tea or hot Lemon and Honey drink to warm you up across your days. Limited Mugs on hand... New Music up soon, with the FEARLESS DOG LOVERS and THE WASP FACTORY still in stock on 7” with Inserts.
Second Hand CD Section added further down the page
Above left : LIGHT GREEN - CENTRE -LIGHT BLUE - RIGHT - YELLOW
FEARLESS DOG LOVERS - 4 Track 7" FMR 014
( Splatter Copies almost gone..) Out Now on FMR comes a full throttle 4 tracker from 30 years ago from the fruits of a Geelong recording session feat: members of THE CHOSEN FEW, BOHDAN X (JAB) and DAVE THOMAS from BORED!. Covers of The Few/ Jab and The Sonics across three kickin’ numbered / colour editions with inserts. Catch members of TCF mid May supporting CIVIC down Ballarat way. FMR 014 ….the FEARLESS DOG LOVERS 7" *And also added is a FMR RARITIES page.. DIY Sleeves, Small over run singles, Test Pressings... all will appear here as they are dug up /come through. Thanks and all the best to everyone out there who sees this and supports the label. Scotti FMR
Below : Bubblegum Pink / Purple with White / Nutso Splatter editions ( of 100 )
Out now comes this great mid eighties NZ Indie anthem from THE WASP FACTORY. From Gisborne, their 'Steel Blue Skies' track remains equally as amazing as anything from Dunedin or Christchurch. Released in a swank sleeve in two hand numbered editions of 100 copies ( Blue Vinyl and clear Vinyl ) with 2 sided Insert ( along with a Pre-Order for an alternate sleeve of 25 on Clear with Postcard and Sticker..out in April) this is a great 7" and is shipping now. FMR 012. Backed with a previously UnReleased HUSKER DU cover and for fans of both the FLYING NUN stable and hot Guitar strumble. Mark Revington / Jason Fawcett / Martin Kirk. Liners by Grant MacDougall, Layout by Jamie C.,Cover Concept by Myles Kirk
NZ Fans : Restocks should be available now at the following stores: RELICS (Dunedin), CREEPS (Wellington), FLYING OUT (Auckland),and VINYL COUNTDOWN (New Plymouth) SPELLBOUND (Gisborne), AV CLUB, RIDE ON SUPER SOUND (both Christchurch)
Below : BLUE VINYL Edition /CLEAR VINYL Edition with Insert (both shipping now)
Listen to the great A Side of THE WASP FACTORY below
FLESHEN FELLA - LIMITED OVER RUN 7"s Available Now
Available now..Limited Over run Colour copies of this killer long gone 7".. FLESHEN FELLA was borne from 'The True History of the kelly Gang' movie on Stan and has a cool back story. These tracks, created on the fly are WILD, RAUCOUS and GRITTY.. Full blown GARAGE PUNK goodness ! Avail on Translucent Red/ Pink/ or Light blue as shown above. Please let me know your colour choice in the NOTES section at checkout. Great Picture Sleeve and Insert. New FMR 7" out late April. Cheers, Scotti
SLUSH PUPPIES /HELLMENN 7" - Back in stock late June ! Will not ship till July...
Out Now is FMR 011... a cool Blast from the past from Melbourne's late 80's skate punk kings the SLUSH PUPPIES ( a previously UnReleased studio cut) and Sydney's most awesome Surf/Skate 'n' Roll legends the HELLMENN ( a raw as CORROSION OF CONFORMITY cover version). gnarly art by the Hellmenn's BEN BROWN and Hand Numbered with Inserts as you have come to expect on FMR. Three variants of Green Vinyl . Cheers Scotti FMR
This 7" has been pressed ( by myself at the Zenith plant) on three variants of Green ( deep translucent, lighter opaque and swirl mix of reds,blacks ) with a double sided Insert and Postcard.
The PRE-ORDER copies ( first 100) also come with a FLYER PACK ( A4/A3 and a postcard with art by USA Artist DANIEL IRONS, who was living in Oz and a big fan of both bands in the late 80's). These are in a HAND PAINTED SANDWICH BAG and numbered out of 100.
The PRE-ORDER EDITION HAS SOLD OUT AS OF FEB 27th
Great single,Great artwork, and a Great era for Oz music. Enjoy !
BORED! - Feed the Dog 7" - Micro edition of 100 ( over press copies )
FMR had an over supply of this mid 2020 release which was not a part of the initial Silk Screen Silver/Black edition of this single which has long sold out so the ORANGE VINYL records are available in a fold over regular print sleeve with Insert and Postcard and numbered out of 100 at a cheaper price so they do not languish in the archive and get out to those who may of missed this the first time around. Backed with the non album track 'Coming Back' and available until they sell out. The classic title cut of the magnif album of the same name ( which will be back in print soon on LP )
BORED! -Feed the Dog -30th year anniversary Reissue LP - CD - Cassette FMR 007 OUT NOW
January 24th update : YELLOW /PURPLE SWIRL -NOW SOLD OUT ! Purple Vinyl Still Available
And also out now is the 3rd/4th pressing (150 each) of the LP in a printed LP jacket ( ie: NOT screen printed like the initial two colour runs) with 2 Inserts ( again, not as many as the initial offering)... these can be found in stores all across Australia and Limited Copies available here. FLOURO YELLOW or BLACK VINYL.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY PURCHASED THE INITIAL EDITIONS.. YOU GET A SPECIAL POSTAGE RATE OF $5.00 so if you have already ordered...at checkout look for the postage rate "Bored! FTD special rate" and only pay a fiver to have it shipped your way. This offer lasts until Feb 28th.
Available now...the thumpin' 1991 powerhouse BORED! album 'Feed The Dog' gets a wild reissue across three formats and sounds as TUFF as hell. Remastered by Mikey Young,excellent screened artwork by GLENNO SMITH (to complete the FMR trilogy), packed full of Inserts with two tracks added ( WIPERS cover and a cool previously UNRELEASED song from the sessions). Yellow/Purple SWIRL Vinyl or Deep transparent PURPLE (150 each) in this initial Limited /Hand Numbered Edition. Hear Russell, Dave and Buzz thump your speakers like no other and enjoy lots & welcome to summer.
At Shipping scroll down to see BORED! rates across Oz. Options to purchase all three formats below. Questions ? label name at gmail dot com Further editions available in 2022 without all the bells and whistles.
BORED! -Yellow /Purple Swirl LP -Edition of 150 Copies $45 SOLD OUT DEC 23
BORED! - Deep Transparent Purple LP - Edition of 150 Copies $45
BORED! -Feed the Dog CD $16 / BORED! -Feed the Dog Cassette $12
*Thanks to everyone who has ordered thus far, great to hear from you, chat, rekindle some old connections..and even hooked up a fresh FMR release for 2022 in the process ! So win win... Two new 7"s out in January/Feb. Cheers, Scotti December 22nd
FMR 001 -DEATHWISH - Night Creature 7" from 2019. A handful left of this live ep
RESISTANT HARMONY FANZINE # 7 - 1995 -100pages ( my old fanzine) with free sticker Also contains Issue #5 of Dave/Andrew Lang's YEAR ZERO Zine.
THE CHUMPS - The Problem with Saxophones CD - previous label CD of Washington DC Avant /Punk with extensive liner notes and band history in a cool Soft-Pak.
FMR 010 - NEWS - Live in 1978 7" - Two great tracks first heard in their earlier incarnation as the great BABEEZ and on GREY Vinyl with Inserts. The first in a series of LIVE SINGLES with outer template by FAT ANKLE and front cover art by STEVE FLOYD. Hand Numbered Edition of 200 copies
Dropship FMR Merch - Premium Face Mask / Samsung Phone Case / Organic Tote Bag / Water Bottle. Lots more to follow in 2022 Including logo T-Shirts
FMR 004 - BABY 8 /PENNY IKINGER -Double A Side 7". Last Copies in stock now w/:Insert
FLESHEN FELLA - Deleted Pink Vinyl 7" with Inserts
SLUB -Barracuda 7" /Cassette - Death Valley 001 - Last Copies !
STEVE YOUNG - 2007 Australian Tour CDep - Great tracks from the 70's to 1996
LIMES -Tarantula CD - Great memphis laid back garage cool. Later reissued on GONER
NOW TIME DELEGATION -Watch for Today CD -12 great tracks from Texan ledge Tim Kerr , Lisa of the BELLRAYS and more. Killer Garage Soul uplift. Death Valley 015
BILLY BAO -Sacrilege CD - 2007 release of all their nasty noise and dark sonic blasts.
SCOURGE -Phoenix 7" -Death Valley 7" on Purple vinyl. Melb 90's Death Rock
LOVE MOODS -Teach me Tiger 7" -feat: Bruce Milne, a Moodists member and more.
BEYOND THE MAGNOLIA CURTAIN - Flexi Disc 7" - John Nolan Pre=BORED!, and other great Geelong /Melb champs. 13th Floor Elevators cover and a cool original.
PETER JEFFERIES /CHRIS SMITH - Death Valley 7" on Blue Vinyl with Insert
2022 will see a MEANIES Repress of an earlier 7" / More SHEER FUN singles and a FLESHEN FELLA Repress 7" , More BORED! and loads more goodness.
Coming Soon : BORED ! 'Feed The Dog' LP along with a slew of archive 7" Singles
A selection of the ( Sold Out ) editions of the NEWS 7" / Audio of earlier 7"s and a SHEER FUN Clip. (Hear more audio at www.fantasticmessrecords.yolasite.com )
Second Hand CD's
All CD's in THIS section are $8each. Click Buy Now below if you'd like one or more then let me know which one/s in the notes at checkout. Colour splits mean nothing..I just get bored typing sometimes... Thanks
: Curse Ov Dialect - 9 track CD from 2000 : Chimney Sweeps -Devil Girl - 60's garage on VSC : Something For Kate -The Official Fiction 2003 digipak : Helium - You can't hold me down 12 track -Pre Bodyjar : The Loop Orchestra - The Analogue Years 1999 Oz experimental : Soulscraper - Neo Anarcho - 1993 melb 5 track ep : Hungry Ghosts - S/t (Prod by Rowland S. Howard) : Death and Vanilla - To where the wild things are.. : Bob Marley and the Wailers -Exodus : Dave Graney and the coral Snakes - Night of the Wolverine (Digi-Pak) : Jugular cuts - 6 track DIY EP : V/A: Not so Dusty -Tribute to Slim (Midnight Oil,Paul Kelly,Ed Kuepper etc..) : The Dirty Three - Sad and Dangerous -Orig Oz release from '95 : The Daicios -Monkey's Blood : Tilly and the Wall - Self Titled : Mickey Newbury - Harlequin Melodies : X - Wild Gift : Elliott Smith - figure 8 + a Brief History ( 2 diff cd's) : Sebadoh - Defend Yourself : Jefferson Airplane - Best of... : Jefferson Airplane - After bathing at baxters : GANGgajang - True to the tone : Ministry - Psalm 69 : Unsane - Scattered, Smothered.. : The JB's - Pass the Peas - Fresh Funk : Miles Davis - Kind of Blue : Stereophonics - Just enough... : Voigt 465 - One faint deluded smile : Mutiny -Any way you can : The Nation Blue - Rising Waters : Violent Soho - Waco : Circus Lupus - Super Genius (Dischord) : Scribe - The crusader : V/A: Community 3 - Tassie Indie Compilation : V/A: Fuck the White Race -Aust Noise..Thou Gideon/Venom P/Queer etc.. : Jesu - Heart Ache : Ringworm - The Promise : Impala -Square Jungle ( Instros) : Liquor Giants - Back in a Flash : Johnny Cash - Sun Years -Best Of 1955-1961 : V/A: Life in the folk lane - Steve Young/Pentangle/Bert Jansch/etc.. : Shirley Collins - Sweet England : Mission of Burma - mega Rykodisc comp : The Black Keys -El Camino - Digi-pak : Job for a cowboy - Ruination -Digi-pak : James McCann - Where was i then -Digi-Pak : Mass Appeal - Jazz : V/A: Where Joy Kills Sorrow -David McComb/Warren Ellis/Joel Silbersher etc.. : The Only Ones - The Immortal Story : Bob Neuwirth - 99 Monkeys : WEEN - Quebec : Small Faces and Friends - PP Arnold/Nico/Rod Stewart etc.. : V/A: Black Hill Highway - Sydney Alt Country comp : BJorn Olsson - Instrumentalmusik (Soundtrack of our Lives Guitarist) : Slickee Boys - Cybernetic Dreams : Current Joys - A different Age 2CD : The Band - Self Titled : The Band - Music from the big pink : Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis : Hank Williams - The Legend : Simply Saucer - Cyborgs Revisited : Billy Bragg - The Internationale : Coil - Scatology ( 1984 album) : Massive Attack - Protection : Apples in Stereo - Science Faire : Fela Kuti - Music is the weapon of the future : NAS -Illmatic 2CD : The Homosexuals - Self Titled : Elvis Presley - Riot in Charlotte 21/1/1977 : Elvis Presley - Midnight Inspirations - A Night to Remember Aug 20 1970 : Wanda Jackson - self titled : Hawkwind - levitation : Terry Reid - River : Blue Oyster cult - self titled : Prince Far I - Heavy Manners - Anthology 1977-1983 : The Melvins - Stag : Gersey -Hope Springs : Hoodoo Gurus - Ampology 2CD : Snout -Cleans and Brightens : Eminem - The Eminem Show : Guided By Voices - Do The Collapse : Against Me! - Self Titled ( Digi-pak) : V/A: Comin' home to the blues Vol 3 (Junior Wells/Muddy Waters etc..) : V/A: Pulp Fusion - Bustin' Loose 2CD Second Hand RARE CD's ( All these below are $15 ea. Click Buy Now and let me know which one /ones you'd like in the notes section at checkout
: Sun Ra - The Singles 2CD : Les Rallizes Denudes - Le 12 mars 1977 and Tachikawa : V/A : Blunt Who cares wins - Aust Indie comp : Dilated Peoples - Directors of Photography ( with booklet) : V/A: Space Funk -Afro Futurist Electro funk in space 1976-1984 : Electric Jellyfish - Attacking the city : Avalanches - El Producto -Original ep : lights Surprising Constancy - Obscure oz indie ep : V/A: Rough Ready Rockerbilly - Missing Link Rare Rockabilly comp