It’s festival season! Now this is just a personal preference, and in no way do I mean to diminish anyone else’s experience, but for me, festival season is less about the festivals and more about the amazing bands that are crisscrossing the country, playing more intimate shows in a setting that is maybe a little […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Bettye LaVette Lindsay – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Dario – Orquesta Akokan Paula – Jukebox The Ghost, The Voidz THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Amen Dunes – Freedom CD/LP+MP3 (Sacred Bones) Over the course of 10 years, Damon McMahon aka Amen Dunes has transformed continuously, and Freedom is the project’s […]

This Record Store Day, we are very excited to team up with past RSD Compilation collaborators, Yab Yum Music & Art and our friend Nick Kizer with When In AZ to release an RSD Exclusive CD, featuring over 15 local Arizona bands covering their favorite local Arizona bands! The comp will highlight the many different […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Courtney Marie Andrews Lindsay – Erika Wennerstrom Dario – Courtney Marie Andrews, Dom Flemons Paula – Sunflower Bean, Dom Flemons THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain CD/LP (Fat Possum) Although May Your Kindness Remain was predominately written on the road it’s not a road record […]

Maybe it’s the warming weather, or the steady ease of the first 1/4 of the year, but you might find that all 5 of these albums have a lot of similarities. We always try to mix it up, for these reviews. But, that’s not so much the case this time. I can’ explain it. Sometimes […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – The Decemberists Lindsay – Yo La Tengo Dario – Caroline Says, Yo La Tengo Paula – King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Bill Frisell THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Caroline Says – No Fool Like An Old Fool CD/LP (Western Vinyl) Sophomore LP from Austin via Alabama musician, Caroline Sallee aka Caroline […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Tracey Thorn, Buffalo Tom Lindsay – Nap Eyes Dario – Oneida Paula – Albert Hammond Jr., Brad Mehldau THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES David Byrne – American Utopia CD/LP (Nonesuch) American Utopia is the former Talking Heads singer’s first solo LP in 14 years. “If a brain in a jar could observe […]