Joe Carducci

Profile:
Born in 1955 in Merced, CA, and raised outside of Chicago, IL, Joe Carducci is best known as the label manager and one-time co-owner of SST Records, for whom he worked from 1981 until 1986. He produced records for several SST artists, including the Minutemen and Saint Vitus and has authored several books, most notably the rock critique "Rock And The Pop Narcotic" and the memoir "Enter Naomi: SST, L.A., and All That...", the latter of which contained his memories and observations of his time at SST and the label's former photographer, the late Naomi Peterson.

In recent years he also ran Owned & Operated Recordings with Bill Stevenson.
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Joe Carducci Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

Joe Carducci - Double Nickels On The Dime album art Minutemen Jesus And Tequila (as Carducci) Minutemen - Double Nickels On The Dime (Album) SST Records US 1984 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Ballot Result album art Minutemen Jesus And Tequila (as Carducci) Minutemen - Ballot Result (Album, Comp) SST Records US 1986 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Ball-Hog Or Tugboat? album art Mike Watt Mike Watt - Ball-Hog Or Tugboat? (Album) Columbia, Columbia US 1995 Sell This Version
SXSWVOL5 Joe Carducci - SXSW Volume Five album art Various Jesus & Tequila (as Carducci) Various - SXSW Volume Five(2xCD, Comp, Promo) SXSW Recording SXSWVOL5 US 1998 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - "Ring Spiel" Tour '95 album art Mike Watt Chinese Firedrill Mike Watt - "Ring Spiel" Tour '95 (Album) Columbia, Legacy US 2016 Sell This Version
TMR 367, TMR 368, TMR 369 Joe Carducci - Live At The Gold Dollar album art Jack White & The Bricks*, Two Star Tabernacle* & The Go Jesus And Tequila Jack White & The Bricks*, Two Star Tabernacle* & The Go - Live At The Gold Dollar(3xLP, Album, Gol + Box, Ltd) Third Man Records, Third Man Records, Third Man Records TMR 367, TMR 368, TMR 369 US 2016 Sell This Version

Production

Joe Carducci - Saint Vitus album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus (Album) SST Records UK 1984 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - The Walking Dead album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - The Walking Dead (EP) SST Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Hallow's Victim album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - Hallow's Victim (Album) SST Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Project: Mersh album art Minutemen Minutemen - Project: Mersh (EP) SST Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Worldbroken album art Saccharine Trust Saccharine Trust - Worldbroken (Album) SST Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Lite Life album art Angst (2) Angst (2) - Lite Life (Album) SST Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Born Too Late album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - Born Too Late (Album) SST Records US 1986 Sell This Version
SST-063 Joe Carducci - The Good Hex album art D.C. 3 D.C. 3 - The Good Hex(LP, Album) SST Records SST-063 US 1986 Sell This Version
SST 074 Joe Carducci - Mending Wall album art Angst (2) Angst (2) - Mending Wall(LP, Album) SST Records SST 074 US 1986 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - The Blasting Concept Volume II album art Various Emotions And Anatomy (as Carducci) and 3 more… Various - The Blasting Concept Volume II (Comp) SST Records US 1986 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Thirsty And Miserable album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - Thirsty And Miserable (EP) SST Records US 1987 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Post-Mersh, Vol. 2 album art Minutemen Tour-Spiel and 5 more… Minutemen - Post-Mersh, Vol. 2 (Comp) SST Records US 1987 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Mournful Cries album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - Mournful Cries (Album) SST Records US 1988 Sell This Version
SST 149 Joe Carducci - Past Lives album art Saccharine Trust Young Lamb (as Carducci) Saccharine Trust - Past Lives(2xLP, Album) SST Records SST 149 US 1989 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Flow Gently Sweet Alpha album art Repulse Kava Repulse Kava - Flow Gently Sweet Alpha (Album) Ajax Records (2) US 1990 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - Heavier Than Thou album art Saint Vitus Saint Vitus - Heavier Than Thou (Comp, Album) SST Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Joe Carducci - I'm My Own Grandpa (PT.2) album art House Of Large Sizes I'm My Own Grandpa (PT.2) House Of Large Sizes - I'm My Own Grandpa (PT.2) (Single) Musical Tragedies, Musical Tragedies US 1992 Sell This Version
O&O 004-2 Joe Carducci - Pure Whore album art New Rob Robbies New Rob Robbies - Pure Whore(CD, Album) Owned & Operated Recordings O&O 004-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
O&O 008-2 Joe Carducci - The Blasting Room album art Various Pot Au Fue Various - The Blasting Room(CD, Comp) Owned & Operated Recordings O&O 008-2 US 2000 Sell This Version