A common request we get at the shop is music for a road trip. Similar to requests like “music to work out to,” “music to study to,” or “music for a dinner party,” road trip music serves a purpose beyond satisfying our particular taste. It can heighten our senses and spark attention and observation in […]

Whether you’ve been listening to records your whole life, or it’s a recent interest you’ve picked up, it could never hurt to reconsider vinyl care and best practices. This goes double for those of us living in the valley of the sun. In case you didn’t know, heat is a common culprit when it comes […]

I recently learned of an outlandish theory that the human race was outcast from another planet and that our species was not meant for this world. The main “evidence” of this is the fact that we don’t seem to be acclimated to any climate. Taken out of our manufactured comforts the human race may dwindle […]

A common topic discussed at the shop is our relationship to our parents’ music. For so many it clearly shapes their own taste. It doesn’t always work out that we listen to what our parents listen to. Sometimes it’s all about finding our own thing or maybe even rebelling against our parents’ taste. In either […]

  Big Thief – Capacity [Saddle Creek] Big Thief’s previous masterpiece, Masterpiece, caught my attention in such a subtle way that it was almost missed, entirely. In fact, after several listens and once it had finally sunk in how amazing this album was, I shared it with a friend, only to be reminded that I had seen the […]

Saturday, May 27th will be the 7th year for Short Shorts with Short Leash, all local short film festival! Stinkweeds is teaming up with Theater13 Film Studio and Short Leash Hot Dogs for another evening of local food, film, and music. Along with all the festivities, Stinkweeds will be running a 10% off Sale on all […]

There has been a flood of new music in the past few weeks and it has been a fun challenge to keep up. In an effort to highlight just a few of the amazing albums I’ve heard, here are five that I felt are worthy of further thought and discussion.  -Dario Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology […]