Another year in the books!!! So much has changed in the music industry, but we are still standing tall, thirty years in, and we couldn’t do it without all of you! One of the things we’ve always prided ourselves on is keeping the safe space of the record store alive; a place to explore new […]

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 – alan vega / alex chilton / ben vaughn lindsay – laddio bolocko, holy sons dario – sam amidon jeff – inventions   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Sam Amidon – But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted [Reissue/2006] CD/LP+MP3 (Omnivore) Before Sam Amidon’s acclaimed albums for Nonesuch Records and Bedroom Community, he’d released a few on his […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – made of oak lindsay – tracey thorn dario – magnetic fields jeff – courtney barnett   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   9th Wonder & Talib Kweli – Indie 500 CD/2xLP (It’s Wonderful A World Music Group) 9th Wonder has established himself as hip-hop’s top educator, working as a professor at Harvard, Duke […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – beirut lindsay – dungen, protomartyr dario – dungen jeff – alex g, el ten eleven THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Alex G. – Beach Music CD/LP+MP3 (Domino) “Alex Giannascoli, more commonly known as Alex G, is a lo-fi bedroom pop artist from Pennsylvania.  Although he has tons of albums currently on Bandcamp, Beach […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – editors lindsay – helvetia dario – helvetia jeff – helvetia, kamasi washington   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Bixiga 70 – III CD/LP (Glitterbeat) There is no doubt that Bixiga 70 is one of the guiding voices of Brazil’s contemporary instrumental music scene and their new album III clearly demonstrates why. Blitzen Trapper – All […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – beirut lindsay – low, petite noir dario – beirut jeff – petite noir, empress of   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Beirut – No No No CD (4AD) “Finding a new love sparked the creativity and songwriting that went into the making of No No No. Condon and his bandmates, bassist Paul […]