This week, we’re following the lead of some of our favorite music publications. Early this week, NPR Music posted a list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. It didn’t take long for other publications to follow suit. So, we thought we would get in on the fun and list Stinkweeds’ 150 + Favorite Female […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Gillian Welch Lindsay – LaPalux, Badbadnotgood Dario – James Vincent McMorrow Brittany – Cage the Elephant THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Volume II [Reissue/1994] 2xCD (Warp) Aphex Twin – I Care Because You Do [Reissue/1995] CD/2xLP+MP3 (Warp) Aphex Twin – Richard D. James Album [Reissue/1996] CD/LP+MP3 […]

A common request we get at the shop is music for a road trip. Similar to requests like “music to work out to,” “music to study to,” or “music for a dinner party,” road trip music serves a purpose beyond satisfying our particular taste. It can heighten our senses and spark attention and observation in […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Manchester Orchestra Lindsay – Marika Hackman Dario – Avey Tare Brittany – Waxahatchee THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life CD (Interscope) This is a CD only release for now. Along with an appearance by The Weeknd on the title track, Del Rey expanded her circle of […]

Whether you’ve been listening to records your whole life, or it’s a recent interest you’ve picked up, it could never hurt to reconsider vinyl care and best practices. This goes double for those of us living in the valley of the sun. In case you didn’t know, heat is a common culprit when it comes […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Tom Lo Lindsay – Tom Lo & Japanese Breakfast Dario – Shabazz Palaces & Six Organs of Admittance & William Tyler Brittany- Waxahatchee THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Boris – Dear CD/2xLP+MP3 (Sargent House) In the 25th year of their existence Boris deliver an album they describe as “heavenly-far beyond heavy.” Though […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Chris Bell Lindsay – B Boys Dario – Broken Social Scene Brittany- Chris Bell, Black Lips, Beth Ditto THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Chris Bell – Looking Forward: The Roots Of Big Star CD (Omnivore)  This 22-track collection chronicles music made by and with Bell before Big Star’s iconic #1 Record—from bands […]

With the 20th Anniversary release of Radiohead’s Ok Computer OKNOTOK we wanted to share some other albums that turn 20 this year, that are still worth all the hype. While top 40 radio was bombarding listeners with boy bands and The Spice Girls, some truly incredible releases came out in 1997, here are some of our […]