eMusic.com. EMusic has a huge legal catalog of world music in the MP3 format.
Napster.com. Matthew Montfort of Ancient Future was named as the proposed Class Representative in a class action lawsuit for Independent Musicians Against Napster. Napster now respects copyright law, and Ancient Future tracks are available, so feel free to download them!
Rhapsody.com. "Ancient Future's members are relentless innovators, investigating Russian folk, Indonesian gamelan, Indian classical, Celtic Folk, and a whole host of other traditional musics and nature sounds. They often combine several geographically diverse sounds, finding uncanny congruences that make for surprising listening." Rhapsody review
Internet CD Sales
Amazon.com. Great place to browse, but try to buy direct at artist sites such as Ancient-Future.Com or artist supportive sites such as CD Baby, where more of the money you spend actually goes to support the music.
Ancient Future Catalog. An on-line catalog of all the Ancient Future recordings and books. Order via credit card and a shopping cart system through a secure server. 100% of the proceeds go to support world music. The ONLY place ALL titles by Ancient Future and on Ancient-Future.Com Records are in stock.
CD Baby. One of the best sites to buy CDs from. Pays artists more than other sites, and has a huge selection of independent artists.
GEMM. Huge music catalog with nearly 11 million items from more than 4,000 sellers around the world.
MuseaRecords.com. French site for exciting world music.
Peacework Music Net. 21st century music store features manufactured on demand CDs with original artwork and full audio resolution.
Physical: Educational Materials
The following retail outlets carry educational materials including the Ancient Traditions–Future Possibilities rhythm training program.
Cripple Creek Music Company, Folk and Ethnic Instruments of the World, 353 East Main St., Ashland, OR 97520. 541-482-9141.
Physical: Record Stores in the USA
The following retail outlets have supported world fusion music by making available CDs on Ancient-Future.Com Records, including Planet Passion by Ancient Future. This list is in zip code order within each state or country.
Unfortunately, most record stores have gone out of business in the last decade, which is a shame as small local record stores have done a lot to support the more artistic forms of music. If you visit any of the stores that remain in business, please mention that you are looking for Ancient Future titles.
Circles Records, 800 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004-2003.
Ancient Desert Skies, 136 Forrest Dr., Patagonia, AZ 85624. 520-394-0165.
Hastings Books, Music and Video #9802, 3758 E. Fry Blvd. Sierra Vista AZ 85635.
Hear's Music, 2508 N. Campbell, Tucson, AZ, 85719. 602-795-4494.
Lifeways Books & Gifts, 111 S Cortez St, Prescott, AZ, 86303-4703.
Golden Word Book Center, 3150 W Hwy 89A, Sedona, AZ, 86336-4924.
Golden Leaves Art Gallery & Book Store, 201 Malvern & Spring, Hot Springs, AR, 71901. 501-623-7007.
The Wherehouse, 101 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA 90036.
Borders Books & Music #102, 330 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048.
Bodhi Tree, 8585 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069. 310-659-1733.
Iguana Import Gallery, 3432 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA, 90803. 562-433-1713.
Alexandria II, 567 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91101.
Moby Disc, 14622 Ventura Blvd. #155, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.
Ocean Song, 2033 San Elijo Ave #162, Cardiff by the Sea, CA, 92007.
Zach's Music Corner, 780 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037.
Hungry Heart Music Center, 201 East Florida Ave., Hemet, CA 92543.
Virgin Megastore, 1875 A Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92627.
Sound Spectrum, 1264 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.
Barnes & Noble #2882, 26751 Aliso Creek Rd., Aliso Viejo, CA 92656.
Morninglory Music, 1014 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
Barnes and Noble #2851, 4001 California Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93309.
The Brass Unicorn, 845 East Fern Ave, Fresno, CA 93728. 559-441-7107.
Phoenix Gift Shop, Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920.
Pilgrim's Way Book Store, PO Box 1944, Carmel, CA 93921-1944. 800-549-9922
Do Re Mi Music, 26135 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8751. 831-625-1229
East West Bookshop, 324 Castro St., Mountain View, CA 94041. "They were able to locate a copy of Dreamchaser for me this past year from their distributor (or secret source for hard-to-find or out-of-print books and CD's) when I first found out from your email that the CD was rare and out of print. And the surprise of surprises was that it was regularly priced!!! I think this is a worthy store for more reasons than that, but I thought you'd like that story! AND...you've played there many times, which is my main venue for seeing you. So please hurry back!!!!! The intimacy of their space is wonderful."Karen Koshgarian, Ancient Future Fan
Global Beads, 345 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA, 94041. 650-967-7556.
Sound Works, 228 Valencia, San Francisco, CA 94103-2318.
Rasputin's Records, 3338 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94114.
Amoeba Music, 1855 Haight St., San Francisco, CA 94117.
Record Gallery, 1510 Webster St., Alameda, CA 94501.
Down Home Music. 10341 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530. "They carry all kinds of world, alternative, roots, folk, jazz, traditional, etc. music. The staff knows a lot about these areas and the items they stock. They're friendly, helpful, truly 'down home'. There are bigger places, but none is likely to give me the kind of service I can get at Dwon Home." --Stephen Brown, Ancient Future fan.
Amoeba Music, 2455 Telegraph, Berkeley, CA 94704.
Mark Evans, Hear Music, 1809 B Fourth St., Berkeley, CA 94710.
Open Secret, 923 C St., San Rafael, CA 94901.
Ali Akbar College Store, 215 West End Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901. 415-454-6264
Borders Books & Music #68, 600 W;. San Francisco Blvd., San Rafael, CA 94903.
Baptiste Power of Yoga, P.O.Box 414, Kentfield, CA, 94914. 1-888-804-9642.
Backdoor Disc & Tape, 7665 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati, CA 94931. 415-383-1994.
Village Music, 9 Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941-1970.
Sound Spaces, 233 A Evergreen Ave., Mill Valley CA 94941.
Discoveries Music and Books, #5 4th St., Petaluma, CA, 94952.
Essene (massage, meditation products, CDs, drums, etc.), 108 Caledonia St., Sausalito CA 94965, 415-847-3411.
Discoveries Music and Books, #5 4th St., Petaluma, CA 94952.
Ananda Books & Music, 13150 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA, 95006. 831-338-YOGA (9642).
Barnes & Noble #2752, 1875 S. Bascom Ave. #240, Campbell, CA 95008.
Avalon Visions, 208 Monterey Ave., Capitola Village, CA, 95010. 831-46-GRAIL(464-7245).
Spirit of the Earth, 8367 Church St., Gilroy, CA 95020.
Rhythm Fusion, 1541 C Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
Gateways, 1531 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz CA 95060. 877-429-9600.
Streetlight Records, 941 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz CA 95060. 831-421-9200.
San Jose Book Shop, 1231-E Kentwood Ave., San Jose, CA, 95129-3600. 408-446-0590.
Synchronicity Books & Tapes, 3085 Wild Dove Ln., Mariposa, CA 95338.
Benjamin Fig, 129 S. Washington St., Sonora, CA, 95370. 209-532-5081.
Incredible Records, 112 N. Main St., Sebastopol, CA 95472. 707-824-8099.
Sky Power Retreats, Box 446, Willits, CA 95490. No store. Available to retreat clients only.
Global Village Gallery, 973 H St., Arcata CA 95521. 707-826-2323.
The Wardrobe, 204 G St., Davis, CA 95616.
Esoteric Records, 1427 'L' St., Ste D, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Garden of Enchantment, 126 K St, Sacramento, CA, 95814-3217.
Virgin Megastore, 1715 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95815.
East West Bookstore, 2216 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA. 95825-5502.
Esoteric Records, 3413 El Camino Ave., Sacramento, CA 95821.
Yabobo, 417 Broad St., Ste. A, Nevada City, CA 95959.
Herbs & Arts, 2015 E Colfax, Denver, CO, 80206.
Twist & Shout, 300 E. Alameda, Denver, CO 80209.
Isis Books, 5701 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO, 80220-1415.
Wax Trax, 1143 13th St., Boulder, CO 80302.
The Wherehouse #462, 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Ste. E2, Boulder, CO 80302.
Finest CD's & Tapes, 2519 11th Ave, Greeley, CO, 80631-6927.
Mountain Miracle, 720 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO, 80829. 719-685-5855.
Kulu Music, 33 Rio Vista Cir, Durango, CO, 81301.
Blue Sky Music, 207 E. Main Street, Montrose, CO, 81401. 970-252-9526.
Mystical Horizons, PO Box 536, Old Mystic, CT, 06372-0536.
Sally's Place, 190 Main St., Westport, CT 06880-3200.
District of Columbia
Melody Records, 1623 Conneticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009.
Herbal Creations, 39 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, 32084. 904-824-6635.
WHVH Bookshop, 4578 Saint Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL, 32210-1830.
East West Discs & tapes, 4895 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL, 32806.
Blue Note Records, 16401 NE 15th Ave., North Miami Beach, FL 33162.
Unity Bookstore, 9644 Sunset Drive, Miami, FL, 33173. 305-248- 9364.
CD Warehouse #192, 200 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
Rev. Dryer, Tree of Light Church, 209 Elrod Dr., Brandon FL 33510. 813-689-1751. Plays the music at services, then takes discount orders for those in need. Order upon request.
Backdoor Store, 9431 Rockrose Dr., Tampa FL 33647. 813-929-4880.
Ancient Healing Secrets, 5225 4th St N # A, St. Petersburg, FL, 33703. 727-522-8281.
Other Worlds, 722 Pasadena Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33707.
Starchild Books, 3762 E Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL, 33952. 941-743-0800.
Park Avenue CDs, 2916 Corrine Dr., Orlando, FL, 32803. 407.629.5293. Moving, may be out of stock.
Beyond the Clouds Inc., 1465 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA, 30062-3668. 770-321-2285.
Star Sapphire, 3600 Cherokee St NW #121, Kennesaw, GA 30144. 770-919-9995. Takes orders at in store play station. Order upon request.
Phoenix & Dragon Bookstore, 5531 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA, 30342.
Pepperland Records & Tapes, 527 Main St., Lewiston, ID 83501.
Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St., Boise, ID 83702-5625.
Rainbow Records, 208 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, IL 60067-2413.
Val Halla's Records, 723 1/2 South Blvd., Oak Park, IL 60302.
Chicago Digital, 905 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60304.
Matteson Discount Records, Inc., 346 Lagrange Rd., Frankfort, IL 60423.
Transitions Book Place, 1000 W North Ave, Chicago, IL, 60622-2549.
Blue Feather Books & Botanicals, 19 West Harris Ave, La Grange, IL 60625. 708-352-8481.
Rolling Stones Records, 7300 W. Irving Park Rd., Norridge, IL 60634.
Record Service, 621 E. Green, Champaign, IL 61820.
Kroozin Music, Inc., 704 River Dr., Munster, IN 46329.
Inner Dimensions, 3625 SW 34TH St, Des Moines, IA, 50321.
The Atlantean, 315 East 5th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309, 515-883-1227.
Twenty First Century Bookstore, 401 4th St, Batavia, IA, 52533. 641-472-5105.
Co-op Records, 422 E. Locust St., Davenport, IA 52803.
The Wherehouse #8140, 5300 Tchoupitoulas St. #F-1, New Orleans, LA 70115.
Music Center, 1200 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401. 985-345-1891.
Keepers, 186 East Main Street, Searsport, ME, 04974. 207-548-0959.
Olsson's Books & Records, 12350 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, MD 20852.
An Die Musik, 407 N. Charles, Baltimore, MD 21201.
Beyond Words Bookshop, 189 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-586-6304.
Crystal Essence, 39 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA, 01230-1577.
Circles of Wisdom, 90 Main St, Andover, MA, 01810-3824.
Gloucester Music, 210 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930.
The Yoga Shop, 5 Albany Rd, West Stockbridge, MA 01266. 413-232-9808.
Earth Wisdom Music, Box 7845, Ann Arbor, MI, 48107-7845. 313-769-0969.
Borders Group, Inc, 100 Phoenix Dr, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108. 734-668-7652.
Natural Visions, 3516 Sterns Rd, Lambertville, MI, 48144, 1-734-854-7653.
Records & Tapes Galore, 1303 Court St., Saginaw, MI 48602.
Marshall Music Co., 3240 E. Saginaw, Lansing, MI 48912.
Monarch, 405 Division St. South, Northfield, MN, 55057. 507.663.7720.
Metaphysical Emporium, 1417 Helmo Ave, Oakdale, MN, 55128. 651-407-8599.
Music Outfitters, 134 N. 1st Ave. E, Ely, MN 55731-1203.
West End Wax, 955 Romaine Creek Rd, Fenton, MO 63026. 636-305-1484.
Mystic Valley, 3228 Laclede Station Rd, St Louis, MO, 63143-3709.
Renaissance Books, 3061 S. Fremont Ave., Springfield, MO, 65804-4250.
The Hair Spot, 110 Treasure State Dr., Great Falls, MT 59404. 406-453-2261.
Aure's Crystal Rainbow, 269 Fourth Avenue EN, Kalispell, MT, 59901. 406-257-0096.
Magicalrealist Gallery, 347 Santa Monica Drive, Henderson, NV, 89014.
Odyssey Records #286, 1600 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104.
Beneath a Wizard's Moon, 1980 Mill St, Reno, NV, 89502-1513.
Greenlaw's Music, 633 Main, Laconia, NH 03246.
Dartmouth Bookstore, Inc., 33 S. Main St., Hanover, NH 03755-2098.
Cafe Soundz, 322 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042.
Transformations, 146 Pickle Rd., Califon, NJ, 07830.
Follow The Rainbow, 119 Merchant St., Audobon, NJ 08106.
Merlin's Record Workshop, 9609 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112.
Ruben Romero World Music Gallery, 66 East San Francisco St, Gallery 12-A, Santa Fe, NM, 87501. 505-989-7611.
Angels, Authors, and Artists, 56 Truck By Pass Rd, Silver City, NM 88061.
North Shore Sound, 163 Pine Hollow Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771.
Metaphysical Books & Tools, PO Box 2695, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963-0119.
Oblong Books & Records, 26 Main St, Millerton, NY, 12546-0495.
Absolute Yoga & Wellness Center, 20 Falling Brook Rd, Fairport, NY 14450. 585-223-4290
Lakeshore Record Exchange, 370 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607.
Ernie's Music, 8042 Providence Rd Ste 1400, Charlotte, NC 28277. 704-542-0951.
Crystal Visions, PO Box #8, Naples, NC, 28760.
Gentle Wind, 4695 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH, 43230.
Knowledge Et Al, 3664 Rugby Dr., Toledo, OH, 43606.
Whatever Works Wellness Center & Bookstore, 7433 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45236. 513-791-9428.
Budget Tapes & Records, 536 SE 10th St., Hillsboro, OR 97123.
Moby Disc Records, Inc., POB 2988, Portland, OR 97208-2988.
New Renaissance Bookshop, 1338 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR. 97210-2602.
Music Millennium Northwest, 800 NW 23rd, Portland OR 97210.
Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St., Portland OR 97214-1995.
Timbuktunes World Music, 4726-B SE Hawthorne, Portland OR 97215. (503) 239-0179
Oasis Records, 423 Court, Salem, OR 97301. Order upon request.
Grassroots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis, OR 97333-4675.
Breitenbush Hot Springs, POB 578, Detroit, OR 97342. 503-854-3320.
Stargate, 1374 Willamette St. #1, Eugene, OR 97401-4075. 541-342-8348
House of Records, 258 E 13th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401. 503-344-7242. Order on request.
Bookmine, 702 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR, 97424-2042.
Record Garden, 1414 Main St., Springfield, OR 97477.
Rare Earth, 37 Main St., Ashland, OR 97520.
CD or not CD, 343 East Main St., Ashland OR 97520. 541-488-0066
Curiosity Shoppe, 140 NW Minnesotta Ave., Bend, OR, 97701. 541-382-3408.
Boomtown, 910 NW Hariman St., Bend, OR 97701-2025.
Divine Light Book Store, 110 N Front St, Steelton, PA, 17113-2236.
Hearts & Wings Earth Boutique, 19 S Broad St, Lititz, PA, 17543.
New Age Shop, 1892 Catasqua Rd, Allentown, PA, 18103.
Strawberry Jam, 44-C S Main St, New Hope, PA, 18938-1344.
Chester County Books & Music, 967 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380-4527.
Answers Abound, PO Box 341, West Point, PA, 19486.
Grateful Hearts, 17 W Main St, Wickford, RI, 02852-5111.
Kangaroo CDs & Tapes, 1759-C Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence, RI 02904.
Cat's Music, 1501 G Hwy 17 N., Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.
Rainbow Video, 603 S. Main St, Mullans, SC 29574. 843-464-6996.
Cat's CDs & Tapes, 151 E Mountcastle Dr., Johnson City, TN 37601.
Cat's CDs & Tapes, 954 Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38018.
Vinal Edge Records, 13171 Veteran's Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77014.
Adirondack Retreat, 937 S, Mason Rd, Katy, TX, 77450. 281-828-0001.
Unlimited Thought Bookstore, 5525 Blanco Rd #107, San Antonio, TX, 78216-6678.
Odyssey Books, Tapes, & Gifts, 2216 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX, 79401-2915.
Golden Braid Books, 151 S 500 E, Salt Lake City, UT, 84102-1906. 801-322-1162.
Dancing Cranes, 673 East Simpson Ave. (2240 South), Salt Lake City, UT, 84106. 801-486-1129.
Groovacious Platters, 173 N. 100 W., Cedar City, UT 84720.
Buch Spieler Music, 27 Langdon St., Montpelier, VT 05602.
Spirit Voyage Music, 12732 Builders Road, Herndon, VA, 20170. 1-888-735-4800.
Odyssey Books, 8420 Bowdoin Way, Edmonds, WA, 98026.
Borders Books & Music #66, 1501 Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101.
Hear Music, 2401 Utah Ave S #800, Seattle, WA, 98134-1435.
Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Avenue, Everett, WA, 98201. 425-258-2244.
Anne Martin McCool Gallery, 711 Commercial Ave., Anacortes WA 98221.
Weekend Environments, 5875 Mary Mac Dr. SW, Port Orchard, WA 98367. Order upon request.
Magical Garden, ,2407 6th Ave, Tacoma WA 98406. 253.627.5417.
New Dawn Books, 509 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA, 99201. 509-325-3644. Highly recommended: very supportive of world music.
Open Door Bookstore, 22 West Main St., Spokane, WA, 99201. 509-328-8283
Hot Poop, 210 E. Main St., Walla Walla, WA 99362.
The Exclusive Co., 770 Northland Ave., Appleton, WI 54911.
Mammoth Music, 318 E Maine, Riverton, WY 82501.
Physical: Outside USA
Banyen Books & Sound, 3608 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6R 1P1. 604-737-8858.
Musearecords.com. Online French record store with lots of world music, progressive rock, and jazz.
Wholesale Ordering Information. Ordering information for retail outlets.
Distribution in the USA
Wholesale outlets can order from:
Direct from Ancient-Future.Com Records (1-415-459-1892)
New Leaf Distributors (1-800-326-2665)
Free Links for Retail Accounts
We offer free listings at Ancient-Future.Com to drive sales to stores known to be Ancient-Future.Com releases.
This press area focuses on all types of supporting files for Ancient-Future.Com releases. Everything needed for reviews and stories on Ancient-Future.Com Records artists.
Ancient-Future.Com Records offers licenses music by coalition members for Internet distribution, foreign territories, broadcast, and synchronization uses. Contact the label at the address below for more information
Kentfield CA 94914-0264