This Saturday, August 12th marks the 140th anniversary of the invention of the phonograph, by Thomas Edison. We decided to pay tribute by sharing a little bit of history, a discussion on the cultural significant and some personal stories about our relationship with this world changing invention. Of course, there is so much more to […]

DON’T PANIC! We’ve put a lot of thought into the perfect gifts for the music lovers in your life and we are ready to help you round out your holiday shopping with some awesome gifts that will help either convince or confirm your position as the coolest friend/relative/co-worker/spouse EVER! MUSIC! Of course we have a […]

In an effort to reflect on the wonderful things that were created this year, we are hard at work putting together our list of favorite albums that were released in 2016! You can expect a list that is vibrant and colorful, full of light and darkness, ideas new and old, and representative of the vast array […]

With our recent decision to be more proactive using our space for occasional live performances, we decided we would share our thoughts on what the “in-store performance” has meant to us, and maybe share some thoughts on why it’s important to continue hosting in-stores, even with the large amount of awesome venues in town. With a […]

As we enjoy our recent boom of rich culture in the valley, with all the new venues, art spaces, and the patrons to match their capacity, it is important to honor those who paved the way. Over a decade ago, some might have said that Phoenix was a sleepy town. We didn’t have all the big […]

This album is essentially a love note for the disenchanted and morose souls. However, it also has some incredible, fun music on it as well. Made up of pre-war recordings (1917-1935) from the Cajun bayous to Appalachia and all the way across the pond to the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine, the songs on this album are […]

In an effort to start out 2016 with a positive, forward looking attitude towards music listening, we thought we should address some of the concerns we’ve heard from others regarding the recent resurgence of vinyl sales. There has been a very clear shift towards vinyl records in the past couple years, and we feel it […]