I’ve long shunned the most popular music of the day. What can I say, I’m a fan of the underdog. Olivia Rodrigo just released her sophomore album and I’ve been seeing a lot of talk about her song “Vampire.” It’s catchy — I get why people like it. Alas, it’s not for me.Read More »5 Vampire Themed Songs NOT by Olivia Rodrigo
The Elephant 6 Documentary is out now, and I can’t wait to see it! I didn’t really discover the label until the early 2000s, when it was in its period of inactivity after the original heyday. For those who aren’t fans of indie rock, it’s hard to convey the importance of this label and the impact and influence it — and the artists within its collective — has had on independent music of the late 90s through today. And with the new documentary that influence is as strong as ever.Read More »Elephant 6 Recording Co: 7 Key Bands from the Collective
Last weekend, I took a little trip out to Fort Worth, TX. It was great, and I had such a good time visiting the Modern Art Museum, dining on some amazing food at Toro Toro and Hot Box Biscuits, and visiting one of my favorite DFW record stores! That store is called Doc’s Records & Vintage, and I got a good old crate dig in.Read More »Vinyl Haul: Road Trip to Fort Worth
In a recent post, I shared the top 10 albums that I listen to most in my vinyl collection. This is something I track on Discogs — the total number of spins of every single record in my collection. Granted, that tracking system only goes back to about 2019 or so. Still, it got me thinking: what BANDS get played most?Read More »Top 10 Bands I Listen to Most on Vinyl
I am seeing people in the YouTube Vinyl Community posting videos where they share the 10 albums they listen to most from their record collection, and as spins is something I actually track through a custom field I added into my Discogs Collection, I figured I’d throw my list together as well.Read More »The 10 Albums I Listen to Most on Vinyl
I’m always looking at vinyl prices online, and in doing so I pretty frequently stumble across some phenomenal deals! Today, I’m going to share with you five records that are currently under $20 on Amazon that you should snap up today! This list includes a few classics as well as cult indie favorites.Read More »5 Essential Vinyl Records Under $20 on Amazon
My brother just got his first turntable. He’s never collected vinyl before and asked me for some tips. So, here are the 5 things YOU need to know when buying vinyl records online, regardless of whether you are starting a new record collection or moving your buying into the digital space.Read More »5 Tips: How to Buy Vinyl Records Online
We lost Neal Langford last week. He passed away at age 50.
While that name might not immediately sound familiar, his impact on indie music cannot be ignored.
Let me throw another, slightly more familiar name out there: James Mercer. Sound familiar? If so, that’s because Mercer is the frontman of The Shins and, in collaboration with producer Danger Mouse, Broken Bells.Read More »RIP Neal Langford of The Shins
The other day, I covered my top 10 favorite 10+ minute long indie songs. Today, I want to give nod to ten more lengthy tracks that didn’t make the cut simply because they didn’t quite reach the ten-minute mark.Read More »Top 10 Vinyl Indie Rock Songs Over 8 Minutes Long
The other weekend I was in Fort Worth and stopped by Doc’s Records & Vintage, a great little record store… Read More »Top 10 Indie Rock Songs Over 10 Minutes Long