dunk!records 2021 releases (vinyl set)

Birthday Release

January 10th, 2020

N + [ B O L T ] • N(77) / [ B O L T ] [LP]

december 16th, 2021

The first brand new Turpentine Valley single from their upcoming album 𝐴𝑙𝑑𝑒𝑟 is here!

"𝐸𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙 𝑔𝑢𝑖𝑡𝑎𝑟 𝑠𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑟𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑎𝑚𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡 𝑜𝑓 𝑟ℎ𝑦𝑡ℎ𝑚 𝑑𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑠 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑟𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑖𝑛 𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑠𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑠𝑖𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑠 𝑙𝑢𝑟𝑒 𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑝𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑤𝑟𝑒𝑐𝑘 𝑎𝑠ℎ𝑜𝑟𝑒, 𝑤ℎ𝑖𝑐ℎ 𝑇𝑢𝑟𝑝𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑒 𝑉𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑒𝑦 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑑𝑜 𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑠𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝑐𝑟𝑎𝑐𝑘𝑠 𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑛 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑏𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑠 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑑𝑜𝑤𝑛 𝑜𝑛𝑙𝑦 𝑡𝑜 𝑔𝑖𝑣𝑒 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑎 𝑘𝑖𝑐𝑘𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 ℎ𝑎𝑙𝑓𝑤𝑎𝑦 𝑡𝑜 𝑙𝑒𝑡 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑠𝑒 𝑎 𝑐𝑟𝑎𝑠ℎ 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑖𝑟 𝑤𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑜𝑓 𝑠𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑 𝑖𝑠 𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑣𝑖𝑡𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒."

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dunk!festival

First edition

In 2005 we organized the first edition of dunk!festival, which was called dunk!rock back then. There were only 3 local bands on the lineup (Green Itch, Hat Attach and Faraday's Inn). On the picture (by Bram Blondeel, also member of Faraday's Inn) you can see another local band (FEW) who played the 2007 edition, with members of Green Itch.

dunk!records

first release

It all started with the questions from Kokomo if we wanted to start a label to release their upcoming album. And so we did. In the meantime we released over 100 titles in the course of 10 years, including three more Kokomo albums. And be sure there's a lot more to come!

dunk!festival

moved to a new location

After a difficult financial year in 2013, we had to ask our loyal audience for help through a (successfull) crowdfunding campaign to survive. In 2014 we decided to go for a fresh start and new approach. We moved the festival to an outdoor area where we had full control over the terrain and more time to prepare. To this day we're still using these terrains for our annual festival but also to house two studios, rehearsal spaces, the label headquarters and our pressing plant.

dunk!pressing

First vinyl pressed on our own machines

After years of working with big pressing plants we felt the need for a more custom product and the option to release limited runs in specific colors. Around that time new machines were being sold or developed and after doing some research we came to the conclusion the Newbilt equipment was perfect for our plan to release small runs in custom colors. The result is everything in this webshop that was released from 2018 until now.

Dunk!records

10 years dunk!records

2021 is a festive year as we both celebrate the 10th anniversary as a label but also the one of our first release: Kokomo • If Wolves. We have decided to re-release 10 titles of our catalogue on gold vinyl and revised album cover with gold foil layer: 𝕏-series.

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