This Halloween, we consider the tunes that may not have intended to be the stuff of horror movies, but somehow get under our skin. Music is best when it is evocative, and what feelings are more fun to bubble up than the scary ones. These are just a few that do the trick for us. […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – nada surf lindsay – olympians, marching church dario – the rachel’s reissue jeff – the olympians THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Lou Barlow – Apocalypse Fetish CDEP (Joyful Noise) The Dinosaur Jr. bassist and all-around alt rock icon releases an all-ukulele EP. [Vinyl edition due November 11.] The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Third World Pyramid […]

Our friends at Dangerbird Records hooked us up with a sweet FRIGHTS giveaway – a FRIGHTS pizza box filled with goodies including their new album on vinyl and cd, a sweet t-shirt, signed poster, stickers and more! To top it all off, we’re giving away two tickets to their SOLD OUT show with FIDLAR at Crescent […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – jimmy eat world lindsay – leonard cohen, john prine dario – nico muhly/teitur lassen jeff – american football THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES American Football – American Football (LP2) CD/LP+MP3/Cassette (Polyvinyl) Not long after Polyvinyl Records released American Football’s self-titled debut album in 1999, the band called it quits, having only played a smattering of Champaign-Urbana […]

Friday, October 21st Moone Records Presents RANDALL SENA (Lompoc, CA) LONNA KELLEY (Phoenix, AZ) ALABAMA DEATHWALK (El Paso, TX) MEDICAL (Phoenix, AZ) RANDALL SENA creates gentle songs with personal themes that evoke the emotions we feel at our most vulnerable. His strong melodies and hooks are well rounded out with atmospheric textures and a voice that […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – fela kuti reissues lindsay – califone reissue dario – califone reissue jeff – nicolas jaar THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Terry Allen – Lubbock (On Everything) [Reissue/1978]2xCD/2xLP+MP3 (Paradise Of Bachelors) Legendary Texan artist Terry Allen occupies a unique position straddling the frontiers of country music and visual art; he has worked with everyone from Guy […]

See Marissa Nadler Live at Stinkweeds Tuesday, October 25th – 12pm FREE! MARISSA NADLER has been recording and performing hauntingly beautiful music for over 16 years now. She is one of a handful of artists that Stinkweeds always makes an effort to keep on our shelves. This is often reserved for those who create timeless music that doesn’t […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – hiss golden messenger lindsay – goat, hiss golden messenger dario – xylouris white jeff – goat THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Apoptygma Berzerk – Exit Popularity Contest CD (The End) On Exit Popularity Contest, APOP founder Stephan Groth distills the essence of carefully selected pioneers to construct a classic yet refreshingly contemporary sound. […]

This Saturday, we are celebrating our 4th annual Cassette Store Day! You can scoff and moan all you want about the resurgence of cassettes, but there’s a finer point to the rise in popularity of this finicky format, and that point is PEOPLE LOVE MUSIC! They are going to get it however they can! As our […]