Junior Aspirin Records

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Junior Aspirin Records is a not for profit, artist-run independent record label founded in 2002 and located in London, England. It has released music by a number of artists in limited editions on divergent formats. These include handmade CD-RS, 12"vinyl, 7" vinyl, handmade lathe-cut records and MP3s.[1]



ASP 001 Skill 7 Stamina 12 / Zebra Zebra split 7" vinyl. 500 copies.

ASP 002 Skill 7 Stamina 12 - 'Museum of Surfaces' 7" vinyl. 500 copies.

ASP 003 Skill 7 Stamina 12 - 'Robotics With Strings' CD album. 500 copies.

ASP 004 God in Hackney CD-R. 25 copies.

ASP 005 Same Things CD-R. 25 copies.

ASP 006 The Rebel - Prawns (album) vinyl LP. 500 copies.

ASP 007 Skill 7 Stamina 12 & Socrates That Practices Music - split 12" vinyl. 500 copies.

ASP 008 'Remove Celebrity Centre - A Junior Aspirin Records Compilation', CD album, 500 copies.

ASP 009 Skill 7 Stamina 12 - Skill 7 Stamina Dead' vinyl LP. Hand numbered, 250 copies. Artwork by David Noonan.

ASP 010 Mysterius Horse - CD-R. 25 copies.

ASP 011 Toilet - CD-R. 25 copies.

ASP 012 The Rebel - Mouthwatering Claustrophobic Changes (M.C.C.). Vinyl LP 500 copies.

ASP 013 Adventure (Nicholas Bullen, Mark Beasley, Steve Beasley) - CD album.

ASP 014 Skill 7 Stamina 12, Toilet, Same Things. Split 12". 200 copies with handmade screen-print sleeves.

ASP 015 Bob Parks - The R&B Feeling. Vinyl LP 500 copies.

ASP 016 God in Hackney - untitled, triangular lathe-cut 8" record. 50 copies.

ASP 017 Dan Fox - Easy Sneezing At The Century - free download from label site.

ASP 018 Advanced Sportswear - CD album + insert in zip-lock bag. 99 Copies.

ASP 019 The Rebel - The Incredible Hulk. Vinyl LP.

ASP 020 Invisible Polytechnic perform Terry Riley's IN C.

ASP 021 Socrates that practices music - Further conclusions against an Italian version (BAT)

ASP 023 The Rebel - The Race Against Time Hots Up.


Junior Aspirin Records produces an irregular series of themed podcasts, accessible via the label's website. Themes have included: 'Exercises in Style', 'Explaining Success and Failure', 'Explaining Limbo', 'Political Incorrect Correct', the four medieval humors, 'Explaining Melodrama' and 'Explaining Capitalism (With Particular Reference to the Military Industrial Complex)'.


Junior Aspirin Records is run by Nathaniel Mellors, Dan Fox, Andy Cooke and Ashley Marlowe.


Junior Aspirin Records has promoted events in London venues such as The Luminaire (now defunct) and St Giles in the Fields church. These have featured live performances by The Rebel, DJ Scotch Egg, Skill 7 Stamina 12, Socrates That Practiçes Music and others. Other performances include PERFORMA 11[2] (NYC), From the Toolbox of the Serving Library (The Banff Centre[3] Canada and Artists Space NYC, 2011), Nought to Sixty[4] (Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2007), Fun Palace[5] (Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2010, in close consultation with the Centre Pompidou audio and video archive) and Nathaniel Mellors’s Ourhouse (ICA, London, 2011).

Junior Aspirin Records participates in London's annual self-publishing fair Publish & Be Damned.

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  1. ^ [1], Tony F. Wilson, I.C.A., London Website. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  2. ^ Perry Garvin Studio · http://perrygarvin.com · studio@perrygarvin.com. "Performa 11 · Event · Nathaniel Mellors". 11.performa-arts.org. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  3. ^ "17 Dexter Sinister: From the Toolbox of a Serving Library — Program Information — The Banff Centre". Banffcentre.ca. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  4. ^ "Institute of Contemporary Arts : Exhibitions : Junior Aspirin Records". Ica.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  5. ^ "Centre Pompidou - Les rendez-vous du Forum - Art culture musée expositions cinémas conférences débats spectacles concerts". Centrepompidou.fr. 2002-10-16. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 

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