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*** NOVEMBER 2022: THE NYC-AREA USPS CONTINUES TO PROCESS MEDIA MAIL AT A SIGNIFICANT TIME-OFFSET *** EXPECT DELAYS OF 3-7 BUSINESS DAYS BETWEEN WHEN YOUR PACKAGE IS PHYSICALLY DROPPED OFF AT THE PRATT POST OFFICE AND WHEN IT STARTS TO SHOW SIGNS OF MOVEMENT IN THE TRACKING SERVICES *** ASNYC IS BACK ON A TWICE-WEEKLY SHIPPING SCHEDULE, MEANING THAT MOST ORDERS GO OUT ON TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS ***

Newly (re-) established in 2019, Alpha State NYC offers the finest in reissues of Historic & Contemporary Experimental & Electronic Music, as well as a HUGE selection of relatable/covetable second-hand titles from a wide variety of genres & approaches.

Domestic (US) postage via Media Mail is a flat $6 for an order of any size, or you can upgrade to Priority Mail by request (usually it's $10 for the first pound/LP & creeps up significantly from there).

International (non-US) buyers: First Class & Priority/Express Mail Int'l are all available by calculation/quote. If you're worried about the postage rates, please get in touch before you place an order & I'll gladly let you know exactly how much a potential order will cost to ship to you! If something you're interested in says "Unavailable in your country" it is solely due to Discogs' new shipping policies; I'll gladly ship anything anywhere it needs to go, just get in touch first!

New/reissue LPs are generally priced (fairly) to move & I'll rarely budge on prices there. That said, if you see something that you feel is priced absurdly high & you want to work something out, by all means, get in touch! I'm often processing records that have little to no sales history on Discogs (or anywhere really) & when there are no other copies available it's a blind stab (I'll always err on the side of viability when the datasets simply aren't there).

For second-hand vinyl: historically I've turned on "Make An Offer" for most $20+ titles after they've been up for sale for a few months; take this as an invitation to take, say 10% off the sticker price of a number of titles you're interested in to sweeten the pot (don't send a $20 offer on a $200 record, or basically anything below 10% off of what is likely the cheapest domestically-available copy of a given record, you goon). Keep in mind that if you send in a lowball/bad offer for something I will likely ignore it & you won't then be able to make a counter-offer! It's a one-shot deal. Generally speaking I wait a couple of hours after an offer comes in to make sure you're not also going to put in offers on other records, which greatly influences my decision to accept or not (hint hint).

Most CDs are priced to move; almost everything has "Make An Offer" checked at the time of listing, so if you're interested in getting a bunch of things (>10 discs) at a cut-rate, feel free to put in a bunch of lowball offers as this is in no way a breach of our sacred trust & will likely make both of us very happy.

I'm 15-year vet of Discogs, with a 25-year history of actively working within music distribution & mail-order; let me know if you have any questions!

Recent Activity

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submitted Unknown Artist - Pool & Water Safety. 6 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Wild Tracks. 6 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Wild Tracks. 6 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Wild Tracks. 6 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Wild Tracks. 6 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Wild Tracks. 6 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Talking Chirstmas Tree. 6 months ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Naeba Playthroughs b/w Nantes Playthroughs
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Naeba Playthroughs b/w Nantes Playthroughs. 11 months ago
Don Voegeli - Oscillations 123&4
submitted Don Voegeli - Oscillations 123&4. about 1 year ago
submitted Moses (38) - Changes. about 1 year ago
Unknown Artist - Bed-Lam Production Aids
submitted Unknown Artist - Bed-Lam Production Aids. about 1 year ago
Unknown Artist - News Noise (FNN)
submitted Unknown Artist - News Noise (FNN). about 1 year ago
Tristram Cary / Charles Parker (2) - Composer At Work / The Potter's Gift
submitted Tristram Cary / Charles Parker (2) - Composer At Work / The Potter's Gift. about 1 year ago
Hubert S. Howe, Jr., David Cohen (2), John Melby, Donald MacInnis - Supplement to Proceeding 7/8
submitted Hubert S. Howe, Jr., David Cohen (2), John Melby, Donald MacInnis - Supplement to Proceeding 7/8. about 1 year ago
Michael Vetter - Il Flauto Dolce Ed Acerbo
submitted Michael Vetter - Il Flauto Dolce Ed Acerbo. about 1 year ago
submitted Seth Nehil - Horizon Line/New Event, Lair. over 2 years ago
submitted Bushman's Revenge - Electric Komle – Live!. over 2 years ago
submitted Evan Parker - Vaincu.Va! Live At Western Front 1978. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - L7 (BGM)
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - L7 (BGM). over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Nadra Phalanx
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Nadra Phalanx. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Epithets
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Epithets. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Contemporary Drummer [Redactions]
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Contemporary Drummer [Redactions]. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - A (nalogue) S (hift) R (egister)
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - A (nalogue) S (hift) R (egister). over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Private, Performance, Public, Rehearsal
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Private, Performance, Public, Rehearsal. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - GRM [Redactions]
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - GRM [Redactions]. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Generatorss [i], [ii], [iii]
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Generatorss [i], [ii], [iii]. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Resonators [i]
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Resonators [i]. over 2 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - 15/67
posted a comment on Keith Fullerton Whitman - 15/67. over 3 years ago
I think you simply received copy 15 of a 67-copy untitled edition! I believe this is short edits of the 5:43:38 "120620" recording, which is up on Soundcloud in full here: https://soundcloud.com/kfw/120620
Keith Fullerton Whitman - To (a) Certain Extent [i], [ii]
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - To (a) Certain Extent [i], [ii]. over 3 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - To (a) Certain Extent
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - To (a) Certain Extent. over 3 years ago
Hugh Tracey - Music Of Africa Series N°.11
submitted Hugh Tracey - Music Of Africa Series N°.11. over 3 years ago
Robert Newcomb - Dreams On Queue
posted a comment on Robert Newcomb - Dreams On Queue. over 3 years ago
I'm wondering the same; this sets a bad precedent! If artists can block their own prior releases once they CDBaby-reissue them, what's next?
submitted Felix Werder - Music by Felix Werder Volume 2. over 3 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - STS
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - STS. over 3 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - STS
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - STS. over 3 years ago
Robin MacKenzie - A Sound Work To Accompany
submitted Robin MacKenzie - A Sound Work To Accompany. over 3 years ago
Frank W. Becker - Celebration
submitted Frank W. Becker - Celebration. over 3 years ago
Glenn Williams (6) - Who Says Birds Don't Do Things Just For Fun?
submitted Glenn Williams (6) - Who Says Birds Don't Do Things Just For Fun?. over 3 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Amposta Generators b/w Lleida Generators
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Amposta Generators b/w Lleida Generators. over 5 years ago
Keith Fullerton Whitman - Late Monoliths, 2011-2013
submitted Keith Fullerton Whitman - Late Monoliths, 2011-2013. over 5 years ago
Lejaren Hiller - Avalanche, Nightmare Music, Suite For Two Pianos And Tape, Computer Music For Tape And Percussion
submitted Lejaren Hiller - Avalanche, Nightmare Music, Suite For Two Pianos And Tape, Computer Music For Tape And Percussion. over 6 years ago
Brian Hodgson ,  John Lewis (8) - Encore Electronic
submitted Brian Hodgson , John Lewis (8) - Encore Electronic. over 6 years ago
William Strickland - An Electronic Visit To The Zoo / Sound Hypnosis
submitted William Strickland - An Electronic Visit To The Zoo / Sound Hypnosis. over 6 years ago
Various - Österreichische Musik Der Gegenwart: Elektronische Musik 1-3, 30 Jahre Elektroakustische Musik, Tonband Und ..., Tape Music
submitted Various - Österreichische Musik Der Gegenwart: Elektronische Musik 1-3, 30 Jahre Elektroakustische Musik, Tonband Und ..., Tape Music. over 6 years ago
Various - Electronic Music By Canadian Composers, Volumes I & II, Music Canada Vol XIII, Electronic Music in Canada
submitted Various - Electronic Music By Canadian Composers, Volumes I & II, Music Canada Vol XIII, Electronic Music in Canada. over 6 years ago
Various - New Directions In Sound
submitted Various - New Directions In Sound. over 6 years ago
Francis Jeannin, Various - Chimie Du Son, Stoeien Met Geluid (25 Jaar Amateur-Geluidsregistratie 1951-1976)
submitted Francis Jeannin, Various - Chimie Du Son, Stoeien Met Geluid (25 Jaar Amateur-Geluidsregistratie 1951-1976). over 6 years ago
Cultural Noise, Bizarre Ko.Ko.Ko. - Aphorisms Insane, 00 Time
submitted Cultural Noise, Bizarre Ko.Ko.Ko. - Aphorisms Insane, 00 Time. over 6 years ago
Jean-Yves Labat - Underwater Electronic Orchestra
submitted Jean-Yves Labat - Underwater Electronic Orchestra. over 6 years ago
Scott Wyatt - Collections I, Electronic Music With And Without Instruments
submitted Scott Wyatt - Collections I, Electronic Music With And Without Instruments. over 6 years ago