Once again, we explore the unknown corners of our record store to find the lost and forgotten. What horrors lurk beyond the Pixies reissues and Thee Oh Sees albums OH SO MANY THEE OH SEES ALBUMS! SERIOUSLY, DO THEY EVER TAKE A DAY OFF! Follow the candleabra and stay close to the flame, while we […]

What is it about Cassettes?! No other form of music media is so polarizing than the cassette tape. We started upping the stock on our cassettes a few years ago and the reactions we’ve seen range from sneering questions as to why we carry them, to ecstatic joy in finding that yes, there’s a place […]

We’ve run out of room on our New Release wall to feature all of the amazing albums that have come out in the past 3 weeks, so we thought we would share some of our favorites here, just to make sure nothing gets lost in the goldmine of the last few weeks. Check out our […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]