Moses Sumney – Aromanticism [Jagjaguwar] We are entering an era of music that will be defined by it’s inclusiveness. Genres are being bent and intermingled to the point of being unrecognizable. I’ll admit to letting the more purist side of my taste get the best of me, often putting my foot down, stating “just commit […]

Ariel Pink has a new studio album coming out on 9/15 on Mexican Summer called Dedicated To Bobby Jameson! Advanced indie record store listening parties will be held across the U.S. on September 13th and we were lucky enough to be included on a small list of stores, participating. (Click on this link to find […]

Are we in danger of losing our sense of exploration? Will the convenience of information at our fingertips dull our courage to reach into the unknown. That same courage that it takes to walk into a restaurant without consulting Yelp might walk a fine line with our courage to peer into dark corners, where unknown […]

  Kacy & Clayton – The Siren’s Song [New West] Kacy & Clayton caught our attention a couple years back with their first New*West release, Strange Country. We were drawn in by their sincere approach to folk music, showing a clear understanding of the form and origin, while also taking some chances with their choices, […]

This week, we’re following the lead of some of our favorite music publications. Early this week, NPR Music posted a list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. It didn’t take long for other publications to follow suit. So, we thought we would get in on the fun and list Stinkweeds’ 150 + Favorite Female […]

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 […]