Polygondwanaland Shipping + Picture Discs Update

  • Thank you all for your patience as we work through getting all of your orders processed. Here’s where we’re at right now:
  • United States orders up through #1062 have been shipped.
  • International orders are going out steadily. So far about 100 of them have been shipped.
  • 647 orders have been shipped. There are currently 397 total orders left to process (including picture disc orders). We’re more than halfway there.
  • If you’re in the US, and your order number is past 1062, you can expect yours to go out within the next few days, chronologically.
  • If you ordered a picture disc along with a Crumbling Polycolor or Fourth Colour variant (even as a separate order), we’re waiting to ship your items at the same time, once we have the picture discs. If you fall into this category, you can email weirdojace@gmail.com with questions/concerns and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
  • If you only ordered a picture disc, as stated above, we’re still waiting on their arrival. They’re coming!
  • Many questions have been brought up regarding if we’ll have any leftovers. The answer is that it’s likely we will, but we’re waiting until all the orders have been processed to put any remaining stock back onto the website.Thank you for your patience. The shipping is currently a one-dude operation, and we’re working hard on being as efficient as we possibly can be.

And speaking of picture discs…

Picture Discs: In Production!!!


We just got this photo from the pressing plant! The decagon-shaped picture discs are happening right now, as I’m typing this. We think they’re looking quite gorgeous. About 130 of them remain. And while another run of a “regular” Poly variant isn’t out of the question, we definitely won’t be making anymore of this particular collectible variant. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. Also, they’re pressed at 45 RPM to preserve audio quality. Since these are being pressed right now, we don’t have very much longer to wait until orders for these start shipping.

Click here to order a picture disc.

There are only about 20 cassettes and 30 CDs left!
Click here to order a CD.
Click here to order a cassette tape.

That’s about it for right now. Thank you all for being so cool throughout this process. See you when the picture discs arrive!

Polygondwanaland LPs NOW SHIPPING

 



 

King Gizzard LPs NOW SHIPPING

 

Polygondwanaland – Unboxing Video!

The day we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! Polygondwanaland LPs are now shipping! For the next few days, we’ll be working around the clock getting all of your orders into your hands.

When your order ships, you’ll receive an email from our website notifying you that your order has been completed. Tracking numbers will be available to you. We’ll be updating our Facebook and Twitter feeds with our progress as we package and ship your orders.

Also, yes, there’s a good chance we’ll end up with some leftovers of the Crumbling Polycolor and Fourth Colour variants. When we find out exactly how many, we’ll let you know.

This has been a wild ride. Thank you so much for your support. And of course, we have to thank King Gizzard for making all of this even possible in the first place.

 

There are still about 140 copies left of our special 3rd variant: the Polygon Infinity 45 RPM double 10″ decagon-shaped picture disc. These aren’t shipping just yet, but we should be receiving these from the pressing plant in just a few more weeks.

Hang them on a hook. Put them on display.

 

Only about 30 Polygondwanaland cassette tapes remain. These are very special yellow cassettes with Dolby type B noise reduction applied, and a full J-card. If you’re into cassettes, we think you’ll find this one quite satisfying to own. And they’re only $4!
 

There are also only about 30 of the Polygondwanaland CDs left. Digipak package, only $5.
What about those test pressings?? We’re not just gonna hoard those are we??

Of course we aren’t. 🙂

We’ll be doing something special with the test pressings for both the regular variants and the picture discs. Stay tuned!

Needlejuice Records Are Musicians Too?!

What? The people who started an indie record label also make music?? I bet you never guessed such a thing.

 

Now that we’ve come this far in our journey, we’d like to share some of our own art with you. The music is playable directly on the album pages on the Needlejuice website.

Jace McLain’s band is Nashville’s Nuclear Bubble Wrap, a psychedelic rock band from Nashville. Their 2014 album Psycho Delicacy is not only trippy, but also just as goofy as it is anxious. Heavily inspired by bands like Ween and The Flaming Lips, the album is a 70 minute collection of diverse sounding psychedelic rock, with a layer of dark humor.

 

Austin Ash’s band is Smashy Claw, an experimental rock band from Denver. In 2016 they released their album Insane is Repeating, complete with a music video for every song. Inspired by They Might Be Giants and Ween, this is a frantic concept album about repetition. From the intense gypsy-rock opener “White Coats” to the sprawling 8-minute circus nightmare “Primeval in Cm”, the album is an eclectic adventure through every genre imaginable. This album hits you with songs that are funny, songs that are sad, and songs that are both funny and sad.

Thank you for the support and for sticking with us through this crazy endeavor. We hope you enjoy your records as much we enjoyed making them.

 

Polygondwanaland Update #7

Poly Day is almost here!

Our pressing plant, Pirates Press just shipped the Polygondwanaland LPs to us. We will have them very soon! As soon as we get them, we’ll be working around the clock packaging up and shipping each one of your orders!

Now would be a good time to remind everyone to make sure your shipping address is accurate! If you have an address change to make, email weirdojace@gmail.com or message the Needlejuice Facebook page.

Cassettes Have Landed!


Cassette nerds will be happy to know that the Polygondwanaland cassettes have arrived and are now shipping! These are Dolby B noise reduction compatible, yellow cassettes with full color inserts and labels, and they’re only $4 + shipping. As of now there are only about 30 left!

Polygondwanaland CDs (which are shipping now too) are still in stock as well.

Picture Disc Test Pressings!

Ever wanted to see a test pressing of a picture disc? Well here you go– a piece of clear vinyl with a plain white sheet inside! We received these test pressings last week, which of course, are for our third Polygondwanaland variant: the 45 RPM “Polygon Infinity” Decagon-Shaped Picture Disc, shown below.

There are still about 100 of these left. This is a very special short-run variant and once they’re gone, they’re gone! These will start shipping a few weeks after the “Crumbling Polycolor” and “Fourth Colour” variants ship.

Click here to order one.

Follow us on Twitter!

We’ve primarily been using Facebook as a means of communication, and finally sat down and made a Twitter account. If you’d like to follow us there, head on over to see posts from us from all corners of the internet!

Alright, that’s it for right now. The Poly records are officially on their way to us. See you when they get here!

Polygondwanaland Update #6

Two weeks until we have the LPs.

Greetings, everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season.

Got a little status report for you: we have the official word from Pirates Press that the Polygondwanaland LPs will be finished in two weeks! Shipping will begin immediately once we have them. The moment we’ve all been waiting for will be upon us soon!!

Polygondwanaland CDs are now shipping. As of now we have 40 left.

Polygondwanaland cassettes are currently in production. As of now we have 38 left. (Also, they’ll have Dolby NR!)

Polygondwanaland decagon-shaped 10″ 45 RPM picture discs have entered the test pressing phase. As we did with the original Polygondwanaland LPs, we’ll be sending email updates showcasing the test pressings and updating you about the production of these records. Only 250 of these will be made! Hang them on a hook. Put them on display.

Thank you so much, everyone. See you in two weeks with a mountain of boxes full of records.

Polygondwanaland Update #5

Test pressings!


We received the test pressings from Pirates Press last week and they sound absolutely wonderful. The plant has moved forward with production, and at this point we just have to wait for the entire run of 1000 records to arrive. We’re just as on the edge of our seats as you are! Note that test pressings don’t come on colored vinyl.

CDs and Cassettes


A fair amount of you must be wondering, “Hey what about those CDs and cassettes?” I’m happy to let you all know that they’re officially now in production. Since Beau Micheli did the final design layout of the LP, we decided to have him do the CD and cassette artwork as well. Note that mock-ups above aren’t 100% accurate and the tape will have a yellow shell, not a black shell. The CDs will have a digipak case. The cassettes will have Dolby B noise reduction applied, so if you have a cassette player with that capability, you’re in luck!

Turnaround time on the CDs and cassettes should be quicker than the LPs, and will likely end up being the first orders shipped.

There will be 100 copies of each format. As of now, about 40 cassettes are left.
Click here to order a CD.
Click here to order a cassette.

Picture Discs: 45 RPM

And finally, we’ve officially placed the order for 250 copies of this amazing decagon-shaped picture disc. We’re also happy to announce that this picture disc is made to be played at 45 RPM, to preserve the best possible sound quality. We should be getting the test pressings for this variant very soon.

Click here to order a copy.

Thank you all again for the incredible amount of support. We can’t wait to get these products delivered to you.

 

Democratic Wax: Choose Needlejuice’s Back Cover

Today we sent out a mailing list message that included the projected back cover for our Poly release. Quite a few brave individuals messaged me back with a polite suggestion to change it. We went with the one we went with because it fits this brick motif we were going for, but I can see the appeal of our 2nd option (designed by the dashing and worldly Beau Micheli).

The finalization of our order form doesn’t go through until tomorrow anyway and switching the back cover is just a matter of flipping one layer to another in Photoshop. So we’re putting the decision in your hands.

#1 – simple brick

#2 – circular craziness

Which back cover should we use?

  • Circular craziness (91%, 532 Votes)
  • Simple brick (9%, 53 Votes)

Total Voters: 585

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Needlejuice Records Email Update #3

 

 

Check out the back cover of the LP!

We’ve sent the artwork to Pirates Press and this is what we’ve chosen as the back cover (provided by Eduardo Jorge).

Speaking of which, the first estimate on turnaround time we’ve received from them is about 6-8 weeks for production of the actual records. Test pressings will take about two weeks. Pirates Press is also closed during the week of Christmas, so we’ll see how that affects things. At any rate, we’re probably looking at around two months until the LPs start shipping. And as promised, we’ll be keeping you updated about more information as we find out.

If you only ordered a CD or a cassette, you’ll receive your copy a while before everyone else. We just placed the order for the CDs last night and the cassettes will be ordered tonight!

WE REDESIGNED THE PICTURE DISCS!

We sold out of all 1000 copies of the regular variant LPs. We’re still feeling floored by the incredible response we’ve gotten, and to celebrate, we announced our 2-LP decagon shaped picture disc version of Polygondwanaland, with artwork created by Beau Micheli.

The album itself is separated into 4 distinct parts: I. Crumbling Castle (track 1), II. Polygondwanaland (tracks 2-4), III. Horology (tracks 5-7), and IV. Tetrachromacy (tracks 8-10). We had the idea to replicate the Nonagon Infinity picture discs from last year, which were pressed on two 10″ records and were delighted to find that these 4 parts spread perfectly over the space of four 10″ record sides. It seemed like the format this album was meant to be on to properly display the story. Polygon infinity opens the door.

Click here to order your copy of the Polygondwanaland shaped picture disc variant!

Thank you for your support and we’ll talk to you again very soon for the next update!

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Needlejuice Records Update #2: Order Placed w/ Pirates Press!


 

WE HAVE OFFICIALLY PLACED THE ORDER WITH PIRATES PRESS!

And there it is. That’s our order with Pirates Press. I’m sure very soon we’ll be conversing with them and soon as we know any information (such as how long they say turnaround time we’ll be), I’ll be letting you all know. I was just excited to say it: WE PLACED THE ORDER! HOORAY!!

2nd color variant almost gone!

There are only around 30 of these left!

If you got friends who want one, if you want multiple ones for whatever reason– do it now! They’re going to be gone really soon.

We also have our new decagon shaped picture disc of the album.

We’ll let everybody know when the orders have been placed for these as well. Actual images used are subject to change.

That’s it for this email update! As soon as we know any more information, we’ll let you know! Thank you all so much for your support.

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The first official Needlejuice Records email update!

Welcome to the first email update from Needlejuice Records! We’re so excited for you to come along this journey into bringing a King Gizzard album to vinyl.

First off, an announcement!
We sold 1 variant, you guys bought the hell out of it. We added another, you bought the hell out of that too. You are all amazing. THANK YOU for all the incredible support over the past few days. It’s been an unbelievable experience and we’re so very psyched to be making these for you.

That’s why we’re announcing this super ambitious third variant. This is the big one. The one we hoped we would be able to get to. Available now is the insane double 10″ decagon-shaped picture disk variant: POLYGON INFINITY. It’s a companion piece to the Nonagon Infinity picture disc from last year. Polygondwanaland has 1 more song than Nonagon Infinity, so it gets one more side to its shape.

As you might imagine, these cost more to press than a standard LP. We’re pricing them at $30 + shipping. Click here to order your copy.

Another neat thing!

We were given a shout-out in this NME article/interview with Stu Mackenzie. So huge thank you to them for that.

NOW, LET’S TALK ABOUT THOSE RECORDS.

We’ve talked before in various internet spaces about how the pressing plant we’re using is Pirates Press, a plant that some friends of ours had turned us onto while we were still talking about starting the label months ago. Coincidentally, we also found out that this is a plant that King Gizzard themselves have used in the past.

Currently, we’re in the final stages of getting the artwork together. King Gizzard definitely put us to work by providing a minimal amount of artwork to use!

Fortunately, this is a badass new piece of artwork that was given to us by Eduardo da Floresta for the back cover. The record sleeve will be gatefold. And we’re currently working on the artwork templates not just for the vinyl, but for the CDs and cassettes as well. Lots of work, but very rewarding.

We’re hoping to place the orders for the first 1000 records (both variants, split 600/400) sometime this weekend, if possible. The minute the order with Pirates Press is placed, we’ll be letting you know about the status of everything, how long it’s going to take to get from the pressing plant to us– and then we’ll be giving you all progress reports on shipping the actual products to your doorstep. The orders for the brand new picture disc version will be placed at a later date, and we’ll be giving updates as we move forward with it as well. It’s going to be a long journey and we’re happy to be embarking on it with you.

Thank you so much for the love and support you’ve given us in the wake of our unexpected early launch.