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New York record shop Other Music starts label

Second bit of Fat Possum related news this week: Other Music, a record store based in New York's East Village, is starting a record label. Other Music Recording Co will be an imprint on Fat Possum, with the first release being a 7" by Brooklyn group Ex Cops arriving on 24 April. Also scheduled for release is a solo album by former frontman of Yura Yura Teikoku Shintaro Sakamoto.

NYTimes quotes one of the shop's owners Josh Madell as saying: "It’s just something we have wanted to do for a long time. Despite everything happening in the music industry, we are always getting excited about new bands."

More info here.