Black Friday is perhaps the most contentious of unofficial holidays. Following immediately after one of our most popular holidays, it can be seen by some as another corporate revenue grab, that takes advantage of all the hard working people, who are trying to enjoy a very well deserved day off, with family and friends. On […]

We’re all familiar with Record Store Day, which happens in April of every year. But, did you know there’s a mini RSD that happens on Black Friday (the Friday after Thanksgiving)? Just like Record Store Day, participating stores are given the chance to carry limited, exclusive releases that are only available to order for that […]

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 […]

For a full list of what is coming up near you, be sure to visit SilverPlatter.info! LINDSAY’S PICKS August 20th – Shabazz Palaces – Crescent Ballroom Hip Hop duo Shabazz Palaces is not your typical Hip Hop duo. They are far out, so much so that they just released 2 concept albums about out outer space […]

  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 […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Do Make Say Think Lindsay – Land of Talk, Pokey LaFarge, Helium Dario – Do Make Say Think, Jane Weaver Brittany- Nick Hakim, Land of Talk THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES !!! – Shake The Shudder CD/LP+MP3 (Warp) Shake The Shudder is a product of !!!’s DIY punk roots presenting a harder edge […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Slowdive Lindsay – Slowdive, Perfume Genius, Joan Shelley Dario – Juana Molina Brittany- Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Mac DeMarco, Slowdive, Big Walnuts Yonder, and Afghan Whigs THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Afghan Whigs – In Spades CD/LP+MP3/Cassette (Sub Pop) From its evocative cover art to the troubled spirits haunting its halls, In Spades casts a […]