FEARLESS DOG LOVERS - 4 Track 7" ( 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) HANDMADE DIY Sleeve (25) with extras (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
ONE WAY STREETS - Corduroy label 7" of 60's garage
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 )
Scotti - FMR - December 2021
SHEER FUN - 1980 Melbourne New Wave Pop. The FMR 7" will be back in stock early 2022.
Options for future FMR Releases :
: If you'd like a specific NUMBER set aside on each release, just let us know & if it's not already allotted then it's yours each time
: If you have certain requirements with how you'd like your Record/s sent, let us know and we shall accommodate your request
: If you have an interest in TEST PRESSINGS of FMR releases.. give us a holler as we may be able to set them aside...
: Our Release Schedule is ongoing, w: over a DOZEN 7" singles in the works at any given time so check back from time to time for updates (Scotti April 2022)