We’re sponsoring an event on July 3rd at the newly opened Changing Hands Bookstore, located in the Newton complex. This is the first live music performance of its kind in this space, and it may not be the last, if all goes well. Our hope is to continue a partnership with Changing Hands and First […]
Houndstooth’s 2013 release, Ride Out the Dark, was a humble introduction to the Portland, Oregon band. While they weren’t fighting for your attention, they were at least interesting enough to warrant more than a few listens. And, like anything so elegantly simple, you continue to find new things to appreciate after spending some real time with […]
STAFF PICKS kimber – tarentel lindsay – psychic ills, whitney, minor victories dario – steve gunn jeff – whitney THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES 10,000 Maniacs – Playing Favorites CD (Omnivore) Recorded before an adoring crowd in Jamestown, NY, Playing Favoritesfeatures 14 live tracks, including hits and fan favorites from the group’s storied and influential career. The […]
Near the end of each month, we’re going to make a post on our blog recommending some great upcoming shows around the Valley! For a full list of all the awesome stuff happening next month, be sure to visit SilverPlatter.info! LINDSAY’S PICKS July 3 – Taylor Upsahl at The Crescent Lounge with Lost In The […]
To celebrate the launch of our new blog, we’re giving away pairs of tickets to tons of upcoming shows in the Valley! Just enter to win below the list of shows with your name, email address, and the shows you’d like to win tickets to (name a couple in case your first choice is already claimed), and we’ll email you if you’ve won! Be sure to also follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for other upcoming giveaways! Continue reading
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
We try to mix up what we listen to in the store, but some albums just can’t seem to find their way out of our CD player. Here are some of our current favorites.