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Not sure if a topic has been started on this or not but it looks like Retrospect Records is officially up for sale. 

 

See the below ebay link for the listing.

 

Retrospect Records Label For Sale

 

Buy-It-Now price is $100,000 for the website, the brand, all rights to Social Media pages, all subsidiaries including RetroThrash, RetroCoast and RetroCross plus about 10,000 CD's still in stock.  Also includes festival contacts that they have already built.

 

Any takers?

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When was their last release, out of curiosity? Jeez you'd be a brave man or woman to purchase a record label in 2018 (or anytime beyond). 

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5 hours ago, Geoff said:

When was their last release, out of curiosity? Jeez you'd be a brave man or woman to purchase a record label in 2018 (or anytime beyond). 

Dunno, but if you go to RetrospectRecords.com, the front page is still advertising their "Rockfest" concert from 2015 (!), so it would seem that they've been gathering dust for a while.  

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1 hour ago, Fat Freddy said:

Dunno, but if you go to RetrospectRecords.com, the front page is still advertising their "Rockfest" concert from 2015 (!), so it would seem that they've been gathering dust for a while.  

Sam must have unearthed every unreleased collection of tunes out there. Give it a few decades of collecting dust, and you could literally unearth them all over again. 

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18 hours ago, Fat Freddy said:

Dunno, but if you go to RetrospectRecords.com, the front page is still advertising their "Rockfest" concert from 2015 (!), so it would seem that they've been gathering dust for a while.  

That long? Wow. Sounds about right, though. 

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Hard to see 100,00 dollars in value there but know knows. 

 I really hope our music doesn't just disappear. Sam might have some communication issues but at least the got music out there. He ,Rock Candy and a few others should be applauded for that. 

 

 

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I'd take it off his hands for $100.

Only  "value" is in the CD's as the other stuff is worthless.

These days anyone can get a webpage and find a band or two to press some cd's.

If there was some mega vault of demo's or masters then I might go $150...

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3 hours ago, zacharyamelie said:

Are any pending lawsuits also included in the deal? ;)

Are there any pending?

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No clue, just one last Retrospect dig.

 

I read my comments about RR from 12 years ago last night and it seems like a lifetime ago....I forget why I wrote any of them.

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I'd take it off his hands for $100.

Haha! Yea, it's not like their roster was loaded with mega-stars that would make it worth the $100K asking price, especially in this day and age. 

It's funny, even after all the years of drama surrounding this label that I've witnessed in my time on this forum, I actually only own one Retrospect release -- "Look Out For the Night" by Axtion.

....and y'know what? It isn't even that good :rofl2: 

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So hey, the auction has ended. Did they find a buyer? :P

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