There was an article going around social media this week addressing the issue of “loud talkers” at concerts. I’m not going to use this platform to discuss or lecture about concert etiquette. But, I will say that it was shared by many people and sparked a lot of conversations. That conversation has carried over into […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Swervedriver reissue Lindsay – Crooked Fingers reissue Dario – John Coltrane Paula – The Milk Carton Kids THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Dave Alvin – King Of California [Reissue/1994] CD (Craft Recordings) CD reissue of the best-selling critically acclaimed solo album from Dave Alvin of The Blasters. David Bowie – Welcome To […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Dawes Lindsay – T. Hardy Morris, Binker + Moses Dario – Gang Gang Dance Paula – Princess Nokia THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES The 4th Movement – 4th Movement [Reissue/1980] CD/LP/Cassette (Drag City) Death’s For the Whole World To See was a revelation of early punk music from the mid- ‘70s that […]

It’s time for another hazy, lazy Phoenix summer. Whether you’re a mythic bird who rises from the ashes to take on the heat, or like a reptile, burrowed deep under the cool sand, you’re going to need some sounds to keep your mind focused while the sun beams its cosmic rays. So here are 5 […]

This Father’s Day, we wanted to celebrate a defining quality in those we consider fathers or father figures. A Father is someone who shares their knowledge of the world and shares wisdom that will help you be a more well-rounded individual. Often, one of the most lasting influences shared is taste in music. For me, […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Protomartyr Lindsay – Tangents, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Dario – Marissa Anderson, Buck Meek Paula – Melody’s Echo Chamber, Steve Reich THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Marissa Anderson – Cloud Corner CD/LP+MP3 (Thrill Jockey) On her Thrill Jockey debut, acclaimed guitarist Marisa Anderson’s music is boundless. Anderson is undeniably a master of […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Tom Waits reissue Lindsay – Shannon Shaw Dario – Colin Stetson Paula – Kadhja Bonet THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Lily Allen – No Shame CD/LP (WB) English singer-songwriter Lilly Allen returns with her fourth album, No Shame. Working with collaborators Fryars, Mark Ronson, Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, Burna Boy, P2J and […]

Well, this is going to be a busy month. Lots of shows to choose from. Me personally, I’m going to challenge myself to make a list, this month, and stick to it. Of course you can always check our website for tickets we’re selling or go to to help you make up your own […]