Hammerhead Records Business Records

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Administrative Records

Recording Artists Files

Sound Recordings



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Hammerhead Records Business Records, 1992-2000 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

By Scott Schwartz and Rory Grennan

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Collection Overview

Title: Hammerhead Records Business Records, 1992-2000Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/130

Primary Creator: Hammerhead Records (1993-2000)

Extent: 2.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized in 4 series: Series 1, Organizational Records, 1993-2000; Series 2, Recording Artists Files, 1993-1999; Series 3, Artifacts and Sound Recordings, 1993-2000; and Series 4, Oversize Materials, 1992-1997.

Date Acquired: 04/01/2013

Subjects: Music business, Music Publishers, Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign, Rock Music

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of contracts, photographs, promotional materials, test pressings, correspondence, audio recordings, news clippings, reviews, press kits, and posters documenting the activities of the Hammerhead Records record label in Champaign, IL.

Biographical Note

Hammerhead Records was founded in Champaign, IL in 1993 by Paxton, IL native Todd Thorstenson (MBA '93, Duke University).  Between 1993 and 2000, Hammerhead Records promoted and funded recordings for musical artists in and around Champaign and Urbana, Illinois, representing a variety of music genres including rock, funk, metal, and pop.

Subject/Index Terms

Music business
Music Publishers
Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
Rock Music

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Todd Thorstenson

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Administrative Records],
[Series 2: Recording Artists Files],
[Series 3: Sound Recordings],
[All]

Series 2: Recording Artists FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Absinthe Blind, 1997-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Blackouts, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Bludgers/Free Range Chicken - Split CD, ca. 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Bludgers/Free Range Chicken - Split CD - Contracts, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Bludgers, 1994-96Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Bludgers - Publisher Correspondence, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Bludgers - Original Press - "History of the World" and "Better Off At Home", 1994-96Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Bludgers - "Better Off At Home" - Album Art LayoutsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: The Bludgers - "Better Off At Home" - Press, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 1 of 2; see also Oversized Materials, Box 6
Folder 10: The Bludgers - "Better Off At Home" - Press, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 2 of 2; see also Oversized Materials, Box 6
Folder 11: Caines Fabel, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Caines Fabel - Original Press, ca. 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Free Range Chicken - Original Press, 1994-96Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Funky Butt Drum Club, ca. 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Kai Mera, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Laurie McColley, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 17: The Mess - "Plankton Comes Alive" Album, ca. 1994-95Add to your cart.
Folder 18: My Brother's Keeper, ca. 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Swoon, 1996-97Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Third Stone - Flyer Masters, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Third Stone - "The Stuff" - Major Label A&R, 1993-94Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Third Stone - "The Stuff" - Retail Invoices, 1993-94Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Third Stone - "The Stuff" - Reviews, 1994-95Add to your cart.
Folder 1 of 3
Folder 24: Third Stone - "The Stuff" - Reviews, 1994-95Add to your cart.
Folder 2 of 3
Folder 25: Third Stone - "The Stuff" - Reviews, 1994-95Add to your cart.
Folder 3 of 3
Folder 26: Third Stone - Up to 2nd Album, 1992-95Add to your cart.
see also Oversized Materials, Box 6
Folder 27: Third Stone, 1995-96Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Third Stone - Kindred Spirit Films, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Three Dudes and a Dead Chick, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Three Dudes and a Dead Chick - Press, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 31: The Vibe Tribe, 1998Add to your cart.
Contract, album notes, album art, photos, invoices
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Bludgers - "Better Off At Home" - Press - Oversized, 1996Add to your cart.
see also Box 3
Folder 2: Third Stone - Up to 2nd Album, 1992-95Add to your cart.
see also Box 3

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