The Stinkweeds Blog has kept a pretty strong streak of “Five Favorites” over the past few years, consistently throwing together the best five albums to come out every month. With the exception of April (Record Store MONTH), we haven’t missed a single month in years. But, as I’m sure many of you can relate, I’ve […]

Hello Friends, First, we want to wish everyone the best of luck as we work our way around this confusing time. We consider you part of the Stinkweeds family and we feel a great loss not being able to chat music with you every day. But, we’re going to do all we can to keep […]

To all of our most appreciated customers, We would like to wish everyone health, safety and good fortune while we try to navigate the uncertainty of the moment . We consider ourselves your good neighbors and as such, we will do what we can to help our community. We are open for business, and we’re committed […]

  Wilsen – Ruiner [Secret City] It’s too early to tell, but I feel like this is one of those albums that sort of flies under a lot of radars, but will get more than enough play in the shop, creating a small pocket of fandom in Phoenix and other areas where other record store […]

Live at Stinkweeds Records The Exbats (Bisbee, Az / Burger Records) & The Sturdy Ladies Bisbee Rockers, The Exbats have a new album (Hits, Kicks, & Fits) coming out on Burger Records! Join us at Stinkweeds for a live in-store performance and Vinyl Release Party, with the Exbats and Phoenix band, Sturdy Ladies. Saturday, February […]

We’ve decided to do things a little differently this year. Instead of each of us writing our 5 Favorites, we had a discussion about what the best “Shop Favorites” are. You could break these up into three different categories: Most, are the albums that got a lot of play in the shop. We like to […]

This list is for all of our customers made by some of our most frequent and long time customers. You are the heartbeat of this shop. We’re coming up on 33 years in business and we’ve done it without compromising that simple mission statement to create a space for people hungry for something new and […]

Whether you’re cringing at the mere mention of “black friday” or you’re gearing up to camp out of your favorite store, Stinkweeds just might be a destination to consider. Here are a few reasons to brave the hustle bustle and spend part of your day with us. Black Friday [mini] Record Store Day Like Record […]

  Allah-las – Lahs [Mexican Summer] Admittedly, this one has more of a “summer vibe.” But what is a Phoenix Fall but a North East Summer. Lahs is a cool breeze on a hot day. It is the yogic, outward breath, releasing the dread of 115 degree days. It’s beachy vibes with a little spaced out […]

Imagine yourself asleep in a tent, in the middle of the woods. You are awoken by an unfamiliar sound. It’s not a completely unfamiliar sound. It could be the falling of a leaf, or the wind through the trees or a the breaking of a twig. It is the silence that surrounds the noise that […]