STAFF PICKS kimber – destroyer, yo la tengo lindsay – destroyer, yo la tengo, mike krol dario – yo la tango jeff – foals   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Atlas Genius – Inanimate Objects CD (WB) Produced by Atlas Genius and Frederik Thaae, Inanimate Objects is the follow-up to the band’s 2013 full-length debut, When It Was […]

Near the end of each month, we’re going to make a post on our blog recommending some great upcoming shows around the Valley! For a full list of all the awesome stuff happening next month, be sure to visit SilverPlatter.info! LINDSAY’S PICKS September 15 – Gardens & Villa at Crescent BallroomLove the quriky aesthetics of this […]

The fine folks at Sub Pop Records were nice enough to send us a very limited edition, White Vinyl copy of Beach House’s newest release Depression, as well as two limited posters. We always like to see prizes like this go to true fans. So we’re going to put you to work! Being a true fan, […]

When Yo La Tengo puts out a new album, it’s almost a call to action for publications and select media outlets to take heed and put in their two cents. Some bands are just meant to be reviewed. Just type “Yo La Tengo Review” into your search engine and marvel at the breadth of publications […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – wilco, gardens & villa lindsay – gardens & villa, holy sons dario – jessie jones, sextile jeff – dangerdoom, afx   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES AFX – Orphaned Deejay Selek 2006-2008 CD/LP+MP3 (Warp) For the first time since the Analord series released through 2003-2005 on his own Rephlex Records imprint, Richard D. James […]

Destroyer – Poison Season I always tread lightly when suggesting Destroyer. The music of Dan Bejar is one of those rare cases of “you’ll love ’em or hate ’em.” This makes it tricky to gauge whether or not my integrity as a “record store guy” will be damaged to suggest something so quirky, but it’s completely worth it. When […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – gardens & villa lindsay – red house painters reissues dario – modern lovers reissue jeff – mewithoutyou, pavement   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Melanie Martinez – Crybaby CD (Atlantic) Melanie Martinez is an unforgettable 20-year-old artist from Long Island, New York — a stunning and provocative singer/songwriter and visual presence. She wants to […]