STAFF PICKS Kimber – Antibalas Lindsay – Willie Watson Dario – Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Antibalas – Where The Gods Are In Peace CD/LP (Daptone) Antibalas new studio album is an epic Afro-Western Trilogy searching for solace from American political opportunism, greed and vengeance. Through its battle cry of resistance against exploitation […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Lindsay – LCD Soundsystem, Penny Sparrow Dario – Nick Cave & Warren Ellis THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES The Babe Rainbow – The Babe Rainbow CD/LP+MP3 (30th Century/Columbia) Australia’s The Babe Rainbow have signed to 30th Century Records, the label spearheaded by Danger Mouse, for the release of their debut […]

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 […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – mercury program lindsay – marissa nadler dario – marissa nadler, mutual benefit jeff – mrs magician THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Adult Jazz – Earrings Off! CD/LP (Tri Angle) “The Leeds-based band Adult Jazz released one of 2014’s most surprising records, an ear-candy mix of warped sounds, disjointed melodies and fractured beats. Now […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – bloc party lindsay – crooked fingers reissues dario – night beats jeff – basement THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Basement – Promise Everything CD/LP+MP3/Cassette (Run For Cover) “Ipswich band Basement went on indefinite hiatus in 2013, just after releasing their second recordColourmeinkindness. Accruing a dedicated posthumous following, the band came back […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – bonnie prince billy lindsay – shearwater, ty segall dario – tortoise, bonnie prince billy jeff – tortoise THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast [Reissue/2000] 2xCD/2xLP/3xLP (XL) When The Hour Of Bewilderbeast was originally released in 2000, it was met with critical acclaim and won […]

STAFF PICKS check out our favorite releases from 2015!   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Avett Brothers – Live, Vol. Four CD+DVD (Republic) Continuing the tradition of official concert releases, Live, Vol. Four captures last year’s sold out New Year’s Eve concert in Raleigh, NC at PNC Arena. This set contains two new songs; “Satan […]