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A documentary chronicling the 20 year history & legacy of Other Music, its influence on music in New York City, & its closure in 2016.
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    Join The Staff

    Thanks for being part of this project! We'll email you a PDF of Other Music's employee manual/manifesto, and send you exclusive updates & progress reports throughout the process of making the film.

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    "Live At Other Music" Video Mixtape

    A digital download of "Live At Other Music," an album-length video mixtape of live in-store performances at Other Music filmed by Derek Yip between 1996 and 2004. Exclusively available to Kickstarter backers! PLUS the Employee Manual.

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    Digital Screener Of The Documentary

    A link to view a digital screener of the completed Other Music documentary before it's available to the public for home viewing. PLUS the video mixtape & the Employee Manual.

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    Other Music x Stones Throw x APT DJ Mix

    NEW REWARD! A digital download of a 3+ hour board recording from the legendary Meatpacking District dance club APT, where Other Music hosted a monthly party. This mix is from April 26, 2005 and features Stones Throw artists Koushik & Peanut Butter Wolf plus OM's own Duane Harriott. ONLY AVAILABLE AT THIS $25 PLEDGE LEVEL.

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    Postcards & Digital Screener

    Two vintage-inspired Other Music postcards, designed by Rob Carmichael of SEEN Studio from an original painting by Joan LeMay. Exclusively available to Kickstarter backers! PLUS the digital rewards.

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    Own A Piece Of Other Music

    A handwritten bin divider card saved from the store when it closed, featuring the name of a musician or band whose music was carried at OM. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Total-Pop! LP

    A vinyl LP of rare Swedish DIY punk & mod pop from 1979-81. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Interpol LP

    A vinyl copy of Interpol's debut album Turn On The Bright Lights from Matador Records. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Elvis Costello's Receipt

    Elvis Costello's receipt from a trip to Other Music in 2011. Find out what albums he bought & add them to your own collection-- he has great taste. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Belle & Sebastian Poster

    24" x 36" double-sided poster from the original Jeepster Records/The Enclave release of Belle & Sebastian's "If You're Feeling Sinister," Other Music's best selling album of all time. Advertisement for 1997 concerts in Scotland on back. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Vampire Weekend Signed LP

    A vinyl copy of Vampire Weekend's self-titled debut album, autographed by Ezra Koenig. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Duane Harriott 12" Vinyl + CD Pack

    Disco re-edits from Other Music's Duane Harriott-- the Devin Dare "Get To It" 12" single and the Stilove4music 2x CD compilation featuring "Stronger" by Bim Marx. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    The Monks & Faust DVD/CD Pack

    Film & music from 2 great German bands that were Other Music favorites, The Monks & Faust. Pack includes a DVD of The Monks documentary (with a scene filmed at OM) plus The Monks 2x CD tribute album "Silver Monk Time" and a DVD of "Faust: Live At Klangbad Festival" from Play Loud! Productions. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Signed "Meet Me In The Bathroom" Book

    A hardcover copy of the book "Meet Me In The Bathroom: Rebirth And Rock And Roll In New York City 2001-2011" autographed by the author Lizzy Goodman, from HarperCollins. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Own A Piece Of Other Music - NEW

    NEW REWARD! A laminated blue and orange genre section sign saved from the store when it closed. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Other Music "Price Tag" Tote Bag

    A black canvas tote bag featuring Other Music's signature yellow price tag and logo, designed by Michael Naylon and exclusively available to Kickstarter backers! The tote is 100% cotton, made in the USA and great for carrying records or anything else. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Village Voice Best Of NYC Certificate

    One-of-a-kind original 8.5" x 11" framed certificate from the Village Voice naming Other Music "Best Place To Shop When You're In The Mood For German Techno & François Hardy" in 2013. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Rushmore Soundtrack Signed LP

    A vinyl copy of the Rushmore movie soundtrack, personally autographed with your name by Jason Schwartzman! PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Milk N' Cookies Signed Poster

    11" x 17" framed poster autographed "To Other Music" by the power pop band Milk N' Cookies at their in-store performance in 2016. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Gary Wilson In-Store Photo Print

    8.5" x 11" framed photo print from an Other Music in-store performance by Gary Wilson ("You Think You Really Know Me") in 2002. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Neon Indian Signed Poster

    Framed 16" x 24" poster autographed "To my brothers from an 'Other' mother" by Alan Palomo of Neon Indian. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Dirty Projectors Signed Poster

    18” x 24” Dirty Projectors “Bitte Orca” poster autographed by the entire lineup of the band from that album. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Other Music "Price Tag" T-Shirt

    A t-shirt featuring Other Music's signature yellow price tag and logo, designed by Michael Naylon and exclusively available to Kickstarter backers! Available in a variety of men's and women's sizes. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Village Voice Best Of NYC Certificate

    One-of-a-kind original 8.5" x 11" framed certificate from the Village Voice naming Other Music "Best Vinyl Record Store" in 2013. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    DIIV Vinyl Test Pressing

    Test pressing of DIIV's "Oshin" LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Wild Nothing Vinyl Test Pressing

    Test pressing of Wild Nothing's "Nocturne" LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Mogwai Signed Vinyl LP

    Autographed copy of the new double LP from Mogwai, "Every Country's Sun." PLUS two postcards and the digital rewards.

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    Rushmore Soundtrack Signed LP

    A vinyl copy of the Rushmore movie soundtrack, personally autographed with your name by Jason Schwartzman! PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Cornelius "Fantasma" Framed Poster

    18" x 24" framed poster from the 1998 Matador Records release of "Fantasma" by Cornelius (#19 on Other Music's all-time best selling albums list). PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Rough Cut Screening & Tote Bag

    A ticket to an exclusive rough cut screening of the film before it’s completed. Screenings will be held in NYC and LA only, travel/accommodations not included. PLUS a tote bag, two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Mac DeMarco Signed Vinyl LP

    Autographed copy of Mac DeMarco's "Rock And Roll Night Club," LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Mac DeMarco Signed Vinyl LP

    Autographed copy of Mac DeMarco's "2" LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Mac DeMarco Signed Vinyl LP

    Autographed copy of Mac DeMarco's "Salad Days" LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    MacDeMarco Signed Vinyl LP

    Autographed copy of Mac DeMarco's "Another One" LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Mac DeMarco Signed Vinyl LP

    Autographed copy of Mac DeMarco's "This Old Dog" LP from Captured Tracks. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Rough Cut Screening & T-Shirt

    A ticket to an exclusive rough cut screening of the film before it’s completed. Screenings will be held in NYC and LA only, travel/accommodations not included. PLUS a t-shirt, two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Stephin Merritt Signed Book + Crossword

    Stephin Merritt left his partially-completed New York Times crossword puzzle page behind on a trip to Other Music in 2010 and now it can be yours! Comes with an autographed hardbound book of lyrics from the Magnetic Fields “50 Song Memoir” album from Nonesuch Records. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Arthur Russell Vinyl Pack

    A pack of 3 vinyl Arthur Russell reissues from Audika Records-- “World Of Echo,” “Instrumentals,” and “Corn.” PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    "No Admittance" Sign From Other Music

    Own a piece of Other Music! This 10" x 14" metal sign that says "Positively No Admittance Except To Storekeepers On Duty" used to hang on the door to the store's back room. PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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    Michael Klausman’s Vinyl Reissue Pack

    Other Music’s Michael Klausman had a hand in unearthing the music on each of the 3 LPs in this collection-- Kenny Knight “Crossroads,” Planetary Peace “Synthesis,” and “Imaginational Anthem Vol. 8: The Private Press.” PLUS two postcards & the digital rewards.

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