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Ritual Tapes is a cassette & record label based in Lafayette, LA.

No demos, please.

Contact: hi@ritualtapes.com

@cleefor of Swan City Sounds wearing a Ritual Tapes shirt on the day of his daughter’s birth!!
Hey guys,  sometimes things happen and life gets in the way.  Sadly this time it happened to me in the middle of a lot of projects that all had to be cancelled (aside from 2 that are already paid and in progress).  After the collaborative releases of Pope - Known Weed Smoker with Paco Tapes and Cult Of Occult with Grimoire Cassette Cvlture,  Ritual Tapes will officially say goodnight.

The store will remain open as long as there is stock so please continue to shop.  Any money recovered from the remaining releases will help me pay off any leftover label expenses and ultimately make this transition a lot more smooth for me.

It’s been a lot of fun and I want to apologize to everyone who has been affected by this abrupt end.  If you donated to the Ghost Noise campaign, your funds will go to the band so they can move forward on the 7” release either on their own or through another means.

Thanks to everyone that ever supported me or helped me out in the year that this label has been going.  I can only hope that one day I can be back in the business of physical releases, but for now I’ll be directing my focus to other, less costly, musical outlets.  

Please spread this photo around to let everyone know about all the great deals happening right now!

Tom & them just bein’ Miley.



Thou / The Body at The Forge in Birmingham, Alabama presented by Social CancerPhoto by Marshall Bliss

Saw them in Baton Rouge Sunday night and it was phenomenal!
If any of you have a chance to catch Thou/The Body as a collaborative band anywhere on their tour, DO IT.



Peter Murphy I Am My Own Name

Healing Powers - Friendship Bracelet

and i hope you find plenty of things that make you happpppy

(Source: broliverparker, via symphoniesinseashells)

The blanks are shipping to me today! Excited! #ritualtapesshowcase

HEALING POWERS’ debut 7” (from Wolf Town DIY  & Get Into It Records) is also available in CASSETTE form from Ritual Tapes!

Limited to 60 hand numbered purple-tinted tapes in plastic cases with hand-stamped kraft cardstock wraps.  Get one here:





Tape[Talk] Interview: Ritual Tapes



Recently I’ve been rapping with Chris Gelpi of Ritual Tapes, a Louisiana cassette and record label whose identity is definitely making an impression. I actually first heard about Chris and his label through another interview we did with Randall of Graveyard Orbit. I’d been keeping up…

Recently did a rad email interview with our friend Tabby at Radio Fonix!

Check out the threads, album reviews, and other label interviews over at http://rfxapparel.tumblr.com

Our friend @burtdurand came by yesterday and took a few pictures for my upcoming interview with @rfxapparel!

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