HELLO!

You may remember the first batch of Dog Problems LPs arrived with some etching and die-cut issues. The manufacturer was nice enough to replace the initial run and allow us to keep the incorrect pressing. We’ve been trying to think of something interesting to do with them and have finally come up with a solution. The misprinted copies will be available in WHITE and BLACK variants for only $5 and we’ll be donating all proceeds to the three animal charities below. 

The sale begins tomorrow morning, Friday, April 4th at 10am PST @ http://theformatmerch.com and will continue while supplies last. 

Please follow the links below to find out more information about these great organizations.
http://www.halorescue.org/
http://www.humanesocietynational.org/
https://www.spcala.com/

Thanks,
The Format

IMPORTANT: The issues with these records are visual and should not affect the sound in any way, but since this is considered a donation, all sales are final. SOLD AS IS! We will not be accepting any returns or exchanges for any reason. Thank you :)

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FINAL VINYL UPDATE!

Hey Everybody!

Finally some good news! We will begin shipping your Dog Problems pre-orders tomorrow, Friday the 7th. It may take a couple days to get everything out, but we’ll be working as fast as possible to avoid any further delays. If you haven’t received an email shipping confirmation by the following Wednesday, the 12th, please let us know right away.

Thanks,
Sam

P.S. Check your email for an update on the special gift :)

MAJOR VINYL UPDATE.

Hey! 

First of all, we are so sorry for the delay on the Dog Problems vinyl. I promise we’ve been doing our best to keep everyone up to speed, but sometimes information is hard to come by.

So here’s the deal..

Early on in the Dog Problems project we had a couple issues with the die-cuts and dog bowl etching. Both caused a slight delay, but were resolved quick and things were looking good. Then last Thursday, the records showed up and I was totally blown away.. until I looked a little closer. Both the die-cut and etching were still bad. We spent so much time and effort making sure these turned out as cool as possible, I couldn’t stand the thought of sending out records with such major imperfections. We reached out to the manufacturers and they very quickly (and nicely) took action to figure out what happened. Long story short, the original (incorrect) plates and cuts were used, so because of this, they have taken full responsibility and offered to run new batch. This obviously makes us very happy. 

So what does this mean to you?

They are anticipating having the records done by the 31st, which means we could get them within a week or so later. I’m going to guess, based on previous shipments, we’ll probably be able to begin shipping no-later than Feb 10th, but as always, we won’t know for sure, until we know for sure. Updates will most definitely be passed along as we get them.

What else?

Nate and I have decided we want to throw in a extra little gift (Shipped with Dog Problems) to everyone who pre-ordered the record. This is still to be determined, but it will be our way of saying sorry. We want everyone to walk away from this happy and not have any hard feelings :)

More info in the coming weeks. THANK YOU THANK THANK YOU for being so ridiculously patient throughout all of this. 

Talk soon!

Sam

Hello! Unfortunately, there were some etching issues on the Dog Problems vinyl that have caused a bit of a delay in production. We’re being told they should hopefully be in our hands by the middle of January. Sorry for the last second information, we only just received it yesterday. We’ll pass along more updates as they come along. On the bright side, if you’ve placed a vinyl order that does not contain Dog Problems, it should have already shipped earlier this week, or will be shipping on schedule tomorrow. 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The Ultimate Bundle, Dog Problems Limited Edition White Vinyl and Interventions + Lullabies Limited Edition Orange Vinyl have all sold out..
But..
Dog Problems Vinyl is once again available. Same deluxe packaging as before, but now in BLACK. We will not be pressing anymore white or selling the bundles to keep those items special for the people who purchased early.
There are also some copies of Swans and Interventions + Lullabies on black standard vinyl for only $9.99.
Thanks!
http://theformatmerch.com The Ultimate Bundle, Dog Problems Limited Edition White Vinyl and Interventions + Lullabies Limited Edition Orange Vinyl have all sold out..
But..
Dog Problems Vinyl is once again available. Same deluxe packaging as before, but now in BLACK. We will not be pressing anymore white or selling the bundles to keep those items special for the people who purchased early.
There are also some copies of Swans and Interventions + Lullabies on black standard vinyl for only $9.99.
Thanks!
http://theformatmerch.com

The Ultimate Bundle, Dog Problems Limited Edition White Vinyl and Interventions + Lullabies Limited Edition Orange Vinyl have all sold out..

But..

Dog Problems Vinyl is once again available. Same deluxe packaging as before, but now in BLACK. We will not be pressing anymore white or selling the bundles to keep those items special for the people who purchased early.

There are also some copies of Swans and Interventions + Lullabies on black standard vinyl for only $9.99.

Thanks!

http://theformatmerch.com

Records are going fast! Here’s how the Dog Problems die-cut folds out!

Interventions + Lullabies turns 10 today!!! We’re celebrating by bringing it back on limited edition vinyl, along with Dog Problems and a Swans die-cut 7” (shaped like a swan). Pre-order all of them here: http://bit.ly/TheFormerch

“Important”

We have just put out word that we will not be making a new Format album. Please understand this was a tough decision and we’re both upset about it. While we accept there will be false speculation as to why, understand that Sam and I remain extremely close and in fact are still passing the twin peaks box set back and forth in an attempt to figure out who REALLY killed laura palmer. We also want to thank everyone with and within the Format, particularly Mike, Don, and Marko, whom without, none of this would have ever even been fully realized. We both suggest you support their musical talents and whatever they decide to do. And lastly we want to thank the fans who made this the best 5 years of our lives. - Nate