We’re all very excited for Record Store Day on April 21st. But, let’s not forget all the other treasures April has to offer! Like every other month, we are combing through some fantastic new releases. And, like every other month, we’ve picked out our 5 favorites to highlight some of the stuff that has been […]

Destroyer – Poison Season I always tread lightly when suggesting Destroyer. The music of Dan Bejar is one of those rare cases of “you’ll love ’em or hate ’em.” This makes it tricky to gauge whether or not my integrity as a “record store guy” will be damaged to suggest something so quirky, but it’s completely worth it. When […]

Last month, Arizona hosted a slew of great psychedelic rock (a blanket term, I know…) bands on their way to and from Austin Psych Fest. The festival had an impressive lineup this year (including The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala and The Jesus And Mary Chain), but I ended up completely entertained by some of the smaller names on the lineup when they passed through the Valley. The following are the best bands I saw on their way home from Austin Psych Fest:  Continue reading