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 […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – made of oak lindsay – tracey thorn dario – magnetic fields jeff – courtney barnett   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   9th Wonder & Talib Kweli – Indie 500 CD/2xLP (It’s Wonderful A World Music Group) 9th Wonder has established himself as hip-hop’s top educator, working as a professor at Harvard, Duke […]

Houndstooth’s 2013 release, Ride Out the Dark, was a humble introduction to the Portland, Oregon band. While they weren’t fighting for your attention, they were at least interesting enough to warrant more than a few listens. And, like anything so elegantly simple, you continue to find new things to appreciate after spending some real time with […]