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487 Macdonough St
Brooklyn NY 11233

Reachout International Records is an independent music label founded by Neil Cooper in New York City in 1979. 

Currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

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NEWS

ALL ROIR RELATED NEWS AND THE OFFICIAL ROIR STORE CAN BE FOUND HERE. CLICK THE HEADERS ABOVE TO ACCESS ALL OUR AVAILABLE RECORDINGS AND MERCHANDISE - VINYL, CD'S, T-SHIRTS, BUTTONS, PATCHES AND MORE ARE READY TO BE SHIPPED DIRECTLY FROM US TO YOU!! INFO on REDEEMING YOUR DIGITAL DOWNLOADS CAN BE FOUND IN THE F.A.Q. SECTION! 

NOVEMBER 13TH, 2016- SEMINAL POST PUNK BAND THE RAINCOATS' GINA BIRCH GAVE THE QUIETUS AN INTERVIEW WHERE SHE DISCUSSES BREXIT, THEIR LEGACY AND HER FAVORITE PATTI SMITH ALBUM!  CLICK HERE TO READ THE INTERVIEW AND HERE To WATCH THE RAINCOATS PERFORM WITH ANGEL OLSEN AT THEIR RECENT SOLD OUT SHOW IN LONDON!

OCTOBER 19TH, 2016 - CONGRATULATIONS TO BAD BRAINS + Mc5 ON THEIR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME! THEIR INFLUENCE ON MUSIC IS UNDENIABLE AND THERE is NO DOUBT THESE NOMINATIONS ARE VERY WELL DESERVED!!! THE FULL LIST OF NOMINees CAN BE SEEN HERE!

OCTOBER 14TH, 2016 - GLENN branca performed to a packed house at roulette in Brooklyn, new york last week where he premiered his new composition 'the light (for david), which was written in tribute to his musical hero and sometime collaborator, david bowie.  the new york times interviewed branca about the piece and his musical connection to david bowie.  click the pic below to read!

SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2016 - The prolific UK experimental rock band, The Legendary Pink Dots, whose work has influenced a broad range of artists from The Dresden Dolls to MGMT will be embarking on a month long tour throughout the US starting next month. FOR A FULL LIST OF DATES CHECK OUT THE TOUR PAGE!!

JULY 23rd, 2016 - even though the temp topped out at 96 degrees in nnyc today, thousands of fans turned up to tompkins square park to support Dr. Know and watch some og new york hardcore.  The sun was out but he bands were blistering!! we saw so many old school and new school bad brains t's being repped out there. it was awesome to see everybody coming together to show love for doc. congrats to all the bands and organizers that made it happen!! you can still donate here: www.gofundme.com/drknowbadbrains


 R.I.P. ALAN VEGA

 R.I.P. ALAN VEGA

JUNE 15TH, 2016 - a benefit concert for bad brains' guitarist dr.know will take place on july 23rd at tompkins square park and will feature an awesome line-up of bands - breakdown, token entry, cro-mags, antidote and maximum penalty!! couldn't think of a better way to spend an afternoon while helping out the doc. please visit Dr. Know's go fund me page if you would like to make a donation towards medical expenses that were incurred after he was hospitalized last year for cardiac arrest. KEEP THAT PMA!

 

APRIL 29TH, 2016 - GLENN BRANCA'S "Symphony No.1 (tonal plexus)" performed and recorded in 1981 now remastered for vinyl and available for the first time as a heavyweight 180gm 2lp set in a deluxe gatefold jacket!! PRE-ORDER NOW AT THE SPECIAL PRICE OF $25.00  (SLRP $28.98) AND RECEIVE A FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD - ONLY AVAILABLE WITH PRE ORDERS. LIMITED PRESSING!              

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

APRIL 28TH, 2016 - BOTH PHARRELL AND SLASH WERE SNAPPED REPPING THEIR CAPITOL BUILDING T'S THIS WEEK!!! 

AFROPUNK 2016!! APRIL 21ST, 2016 - THE AFROPUNK FESTIVAL HELD IN BROOKLYN ON AUGUst 27-28 HAS ANNOUNCED THE LINE-UP FOR 2016.  AND WHAT A LINE UP IT IS!  Along with headliner ice cube there will be a superjam that features members of bad brains, fishbone and living color!! for more info and tickets click here.

iNSTAGRAM!! APRIL 19TH, 2016 - FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM - @ROIR_NYC -  WE WILL BE POSTING INFO ON EXCLUSIVE PRE-ORDERS AND NEW RELEASES AS WELL AS OTHER STUFF! SNAP SNAP! TAG US FOR YOUR CHANCE TO SCORE SOME ROIR FREEBIES.

BUSH TETRAS!! APRIL 1ST, 2016 - PAT AND CYNTHIA FROM BUSH TETRAS TELL YOU WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE FOR A NEW YORK BAND STARTING AND PLAYING DURING THE EARLY 80's.. CLICK BELOW TO READ THE ARTICLE!

DEE POP'S 60TH BIRTHDAY BASH!!  THE AWESOME Bush Tetras will perform at Bowery Electric NYC as part of Drummer Dee Pop's 60th birthday party celebration. Also performing are Faith, Gary Lucas, Deerfrance, Aron Blue and the Bootpeggers, Immaculate Hearts and more!!! Get tickets here! 

BACK & FORTH WITH MGMT AND MARTIN REV OF SUICIDE !!  

We had MGMT's frontmen Andrew VanWyngarden and Benjamin Goldwasser sit down for a chat with Suicide's Martin Rev. The post-punk legend talks about getting booed opening for The Cars and bottled opening for The Clash, drugs in the 70s, and New York's music heyday.