ALBUM ANNOUNCEMENT: Happy Diving - Small World



At the start of last week, I was bored of shouty punk music, had no immediate desire to release anything new and had no idea who Happy Diving were. Fast forward seven days and I think I’ve just found my album of the year. Happy Diving are a four piece from San Francisco and we’re delighted to…

8 October 2014 ·

Happy Diving - Weird Dream

The new Happy Diving single is a monster. Big World LP out worldwide on October 21, 2014. Pre-order one of the color vinyl variations before they’re gone.

12 August 2014 ·


Sharpless is a band that is doing this differently and god damn if that isn’t exciting. The music coming out of The Epoch is just incredible and I’m honored to help release some of their fantastic albums to a wider audience. The One I Wanted To Be is available digitally now and coming August 26th, on limited cassette pressing coupled with a trading card set of alternative covers and digital download.

30 July 2014 ·

The Road to SxSW: Part 2



Watch the second installment in the Road to SXSW series, now available on our Buzz page. In this short film, you’ll get a glimpse into the sold-out Liberation showcase featuring 19 bands from 4 indie labels: Gold Robot, Father/Daughter, Small Plates, and Inflated Records.


Watch Road to SXSW: Part 2 now!

Thanks to filmmaker Tyler Coray for capturing the show for all of us to enjoy. It’s not easy for one man to film multiple stages, but we almost feel like we’re there.

29 July 2014 ·

Rivergazer - Lonely

Purdy excited to share the Rivergazer LP opener, “Lonely,” a personal favorite off Random Nostalgia. We’re truly honored to be bringing this album to the world. If you live in New York, join us at Shea Stadium on the evening of August 21st for Rivergazer’s record release show with special performances from fellow F/D acts Flagland, Small Wonder, and Sharpless. Thanks to Wondering Sound for premiering!

29 July 2014 ·

How to Start a Record Label from Your Bedroom: A Conversation with Topshelf Records


An interview kevinduquette did.

Much admiration for these dudes — a record label that was started and continues to thrive for all the right reasons.

3 July 2014 ·


Sharpless is the band. The One I Wanted To Know is the record. August 26, 2014 is the date.

24 June 2014 ·

"Thanks for giving us a platform to share these dad-rific tunes, Spotify!"


The cool thing about music is that it is a universal language that has the power to connect families, no matter how different those family members may be at their core. In the end, it allows us to love, create long-lasting bonds, and most importantly, have fun.

Wise words from the folks at Father/Daughter Records

Check out their Father’s Day playlist here!

(via spotify)

(Source:, via spotify)

13 June 2014 ·

Rivergazer - Safari Jack

It’s always a great day here at Father/Daughter when we’re able to announce the signing of a new band. We’re smitten kittens for Rivergazer and are siked to introduce you to their debut album, Random Nostalgia, out August 12th on vinyl/digital! The Brooklyn-based group is fronted by songwriter Kevin Farrant who, if you’re paying attention, you may recognize for his guitar skills in one of our fav bands, Porches. If you live in NY, go check them out live tonight @ Shea Stadium & stay tuned for more tunes!

June 4 - Brooklyn, NY @ Shea Stadium
June 9 - Brooklyn, NY @ Palisades

4 June 2014 ·

6 May 2014 ·

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Father/Daughter Records is a independent record label run by a dad (Miami, FL) and his kid (San Francisco, CA). F/D is always looking for new artists to join our family so get in touch if you've got music you think we'll dig.


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