Our Story

Fat Beats began as a small basement shop located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. We quickly became an integral hub for artists, both aspiring and established, to convene and collaborate. Our retail stores spread from New York to Los Angeles, Atlanta, Amsterdam, and Tokyo and alongside retail expansion we developed into a wholesale distribution company.

Though our retail locations have since closed, Fat Beats; as a distributor, record label and online storefront, continues to thrive. Despite market fluctuations, technological innovations and stylistic revolutions, we remain steadfast in our commitment to the timeless vinyl format and the loyal community who keeps it spinning.

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Dag Savage - The Warning Tape (Free Download)

January 13, 2014

  Download Dag Savage - The Warning Tape from Dirty Science.   Their album “E&J” drops Feb 4th. Pre-Order CD & LP:   Until then enjoy “The Warning Tape” featuring Dirty Science crew Members Blu, Aloe Blacc, Choosey, GonjaSufi, Denmark Vessey and more..  DOWNLOAD FULL MIXTAPE HERE   Continue Reading →

Video: Vinnie Paz 'Is Happiness Just A Word?' feat. Yes Alexander

November 18, 2013

Check out the latest video from Vinnie Paz - Is Happiness Just A Word?   Buy the new Vinnie Paz EP - Carry On Tradition Continue Reading →