May 20, 2020

Hey y'all, Terminal Island Lockdown episode 9 is up, including an exclusive Mike Watt quaratine song! ALSO! I'm running a promotion where you post pictures of your Recess Records in your collection, tag @recessrecords , and request songs to be played in a future episod...

April 24, 2020

Hi everyone, Tonight, April 24th, was supposed to be the first of three sold out F.Y.P shows at Recess Ops/The Sardine. Instead I'll be playing some solo stuff on a live cast I've been invited to. I go on at 6pm and you can access it thru the Recess Records Instagram....

April 17, 2020

Hey yall, Hope yer hunker down is going as good as it can. Episode 3 of Terminal Island Lockdown just went live. Tons of Recess hits and gibberish, as usual. Thanx lots and lots for those of you who have tipped. Hopefully I didn't butcher any pronouncements of your nam...

February 12, 2020

F.Y.P at Recess Ops/The Sardine April 24th 2020!

Tickets go on sale this Friday Feb 14 at 10am pst. Every band gig has sold out so far so SET YOUR ALARMS!

More upcoming shows!

  • FEB


    Glob Jolly, Rat Fancy, The Beau & The Belle

  • FEB


    mike watt + second...

February 8, 2020

 Tonight! Clown Sounds, Deeper.Darker, and Co-Ed at Recess Ops/The Sardine 1101 S. Pacific av San Pedro,Ca 90731

    Upcoming Shows

  • FEB


    Clown Sounds (Record Release)

  • FEB


    Glob Jolly

  • FEB


    mike watt + secondmen

  • FEB



January 10, 2020

Tickets are on sale now to the following shows! Go to for tickets/details

Toys That Kill 

Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Blag Dahlia (Dwarves Acoustic)

Sunday, January 26, 2020 2:00 PM

Rosemary's Billygoat

Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:00 PM

Clown Sounds (...

December 30, 2019

It's been a long and grueling (TO SAY THE LEAST!) path to get here but we finally opened our new music venue in San Pedro! Located at 1101 S. Pacific Ave in Pedro is a beer/wine/coffee bar + record store up front (The Sardine) and a music venue in back (Recess Ops). Op...

December 9, 2019

Ships (Via priority mail!) on 12/12/19! Get it in time for Xmas!

Whole Bean/16 oz.

Jon from Jbird Coffee Supply (Charlottesville, VA) sent me an email telling me he was an avid longtime Recess listener. One reply led to another and we ended up trading vinyl for coffee. I...

November 23, 2019

It was 30 years ago when I brought in some cassette tapes to start the process of pressing my first vinyl release. I had no clue, at the time, this path would last this long. I seriously thought those first boxes of records would end up being under a mattress when I wa...

October 18, 2019

Jumpstarted Plowhards - Round One vinyl has been delayed. The pressing plant keep telling me "next week they'll ship" for 4 weeks in a row now! Very sorry for the delay and Thanx for your patience. In the meantime, check out Mike Watt + The Missingmen playing a song of...

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