already dead tapes & records


A record label releasing cassettes,
vinyl and fine art in small editions.

We’re passionate about sharing experimental, lo-fi and lesser-known artists from all over the world.

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Already Dead Tapes was founded by Josh Tabbia
& Sean Hartman in December 2009, and is run by Josh.

Victoria Blade, Alex Borozan, Wesley Nowlin, David Drucker, Curtis Tinsley
help out from their respective cities.

Our HQ is based in Atlanta, with other folks in Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit, and Kalamazoo.

For more info, check out this interview Josh did with A.V. Club
and this interview Sean did with NPR.

Submissions & Press Inquiries:

Direct all submissions and press inquiries to

When submitting demos, please include background on your project and links to streaming audio.
(Due to the high volume of demos we receive, we cannot guarantee a response, but we do appreciate ya.)