STAFF PICKS kimber – jazz reissues lindsay – creepoid dario – thelonious monk jeff – albert hammond jr   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Albert Hammond Jr. – Momentary Masters CD/LP (Vagrant) The third solo album from The Strokes’ guitarist. “The 35-year-old’s music, however, has always revealed a more thoughtful, sensitive soul. Hammond’s third solo album takes its […]

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! LINDSAY’S PICKS August 2 – Valley Fever’s Rooster Club featuring Flathead and Barefoot and Pregnant […]

Here is the second installment of “Alphabetized Into Obscurity – A Journey Into the Unknown.” It’s no challenge for us to find some awesome unknowns, tucked throughout the store. So once more, we’ve picked five records in the hopes of finding a hidden treasure and perhaps inspire you to journey into the unknown corners of your local record […]

To celebrate the release of the “R.E.M. by MTV” documentary on blu-ray, Rhino Records has hooked us up with a copy of the blu-ray DVD, a huge promo poster as well as LP versions of R.E.M. Unplugged 1991 and 2001. We would like to see this go to the biggest R.E.M. fan we can find. […]

FROM KIMBER: Most marketing folks will tell business owners to choose your colors, get a logo and brand and stick with it! “Don’t change it because people need to see it again and again for it work!” Well, not stinkweeds. I decided early on to do a different shirt every year. There must be a […]

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. EZTV – Calling Out [Captured Tracks] If this was a concept album, the concept might be “Songs that sound great in […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – sonic youth lindsay – ducktails, jessie jones dario – vinyl williams jeff – vinyl williams,   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Kasey Chambers – Bittersweet CD (Sugar Hill) Pulling together a superb studio band to record the album, Bittersweetfeatures Bernard Fanning on acoustic guitar, keyboard, piano, background vocals and lead vocals on the title track; […]

Psychedelic pop / rock giants Tame Impala just released their newest album Currents on Interscope Records. Before our copies of the album flew off the shelves on Friday, I sat down to study the long-awaited record I’ve been anticipating after seemingly countless listens through their previous releases. Early fans came for the riffs that feel timeless, but are refreshing at the same time, and stuck around for lush, constantly […]

A common misconception about record store clerks is that we know everything about everything. When, in fact, we know a lot about what we love and a little bit about a bunch of other stuff. Considering how much music has been recorded and released, you would be hard pressed to find someone who does know about everything, […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – iron and wine lindsay – tame impala dario – carlton melton jeff – peacers, tame impala THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES The Bird And The Bee – Recreational Love CD/LP (Rostrum) The fourth album from the bird and the bee, Recreational Love, came to life over a half-decade of songwriting and recording. “We didn’t […]