This page describes the recent and upcoming 8-track tape releases that we know about. We do not make any referral fees on these tapes. They are presented purely as a public service to the 8-track tape community.
If your company’s release is missing from this page, we want to know about it!
LLG Media is taking pre-orders on Vista Blue “Stay Gold” (due in September), a John Ramone tribute tape (due in November), The Mercy F*cks (due in September), and Back To Lillington High – A Tribute To The Lillingtons (due by now) . Meanwhile, they released Ricky Rochelle’s So Far So Good (LLG-10) in June.
You can see their full catalog and buy these tape at https://littlelostgirlmedia.com/collections/all
Dead Media Tapes released Steve Rosenbaum’s “Have A Cool Summer!” on June 20th, and are taking pre-orders on Vogue Machine – Hard Limited which is a made-to-order tape.
Purchases can be made via https://deadmediatapes.bandcamp.com/
HOMEtapes released Lisa Bella Donna’s “E.S.P.” on May 6th but it is already sold out.
Check out there 8-track tape releases at https://hometapes.bandcamp.com/
Lavendar Sweep Records, in May, released The Rusty Nutz title called “We tried to make it big but something somewhere went wrong and we can’t work out what that something is” How’s that for a long title? The edition was limited to 15 copies and is already sold out.
Check out https://lavendersweep.bandcamp.com/
5Seven Records recently released The Cramps’ “Bad Music For Bad People”, and three tapes by Daniel Johnston: “Hi How Are You”, “1990”, and “YIP Jump Music.” All of these tapes are sold out.
Look for new releases from this company at https://5sevenrecords.bigcartel.com/
KTS Productions is doing the production work on the re-release of Nancy Sinatra’s “Nancy & Lee”, “Belushi Speed Ball – What Us Worry”, and the Lou Reed tape shown underneath.
“Nancy & Lee” is available for pre-order at Nancy’s Boutique for an expected release date of mid-September. There are just a few copies. left of “Belushi Speedball” which is available for purchase at https://belushispeedball.bandcamp.com/merch. You can find other tapes at http://www.ktsprod.com/ as they become available.
Light In The Attic Records (LITA) is the label behind “Lou Reed – Words & Music, May 1965” and the Nancy & Lee tape shown above, both of which are being manufactured by KTS Productions.
You can pre-order the Lou Reed tape at https://loureedarchive.com/ for shipping sometime before August 26th, or at https://lightintheattic.net/ for this and more 8-track tape releases on their record label.
Pine Hill Records released Gein and the Graverobbers back in May and we hear that they still have a small handful of copies left.
You can order this tape and possibly find others through their Facebook page here.
Does your record label have a recent 8-track tape release that is missing from this page? Let us know!!