Our Intrepid Reportage
Sleep “The Sciences” [Third Man Records, April 2018] SIDE ONE Begin transmission: Courtesy demands that we begin this with something of a beginning. Yet the first :15 of this album sounds as if courtesy has long since been cast aside. So we begin where...read more
[show review] Calvin Johnson, Sick Wish and Marquina BUMP Headquarters, Boise. Wednesday the 7th of November, 2018 Given the vaguely whispered, faint rumblings I'd heard about this show, I wasn't surprised when my friend and I showed up a half-hour early, and...read more
[Record Review] Melvins “Pinkus Abortion Technician” (Ipecac Records, April 2018) Let's break this down for the uninitiated: the “Pinkus” in the album title refers to one Mr. Jeff Pinkus, the bassist extraordinaire for a marvelous old-school band called...read more
[A Little Background.] Ninetynine percent of you will know the hits. The stuff for which everyone on earth knew her. Hell, if it weren't for FM radio in the 70s, I wouldn't have had my introduction: 1967's classic, “Respect”. She was spelling a word, my...read more
Stuff From Elsewhere
Tis the season for year-end best-of lists, and The Record Exchange is pleased to bring you our 2018 Staff Picks! Here’s Chad’s Top 10: THE GOON SAX We’re Not Talking JOHN COLTRANE Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album DELVON LAMARR ORGAN TRIO Live At KEXP! DELVON...read more
Tis the season for year-end best-of lists, and The Record Exchange is pleased to bring you our 2018 Staff Picks! Here’s Zach’s Top 10: SOPHIE Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides NICKELUS F Stuck JEAN GRAE & QUELLE CHRIS Everything’s Fine ROSALIA El Mal Querer DENZEL CURRY...read more
From The New York Times: Nancy Wilson, whose skilled and flexible approach to singing provided a key bridge between the sophisticated jazz-pop vocalists of the 1950s and the powerhouse pop-soul singers of the 1960s and ’70s, died on Thursday at her home in...read more
1. Ida Ho Ho Vol. 9, Various Artists 2. The Last Saturday Night, Pinto Bennett 3. The Prophet Speaks, Van Morrison 4. The Tree of Forgiveness, John Prine 5. Bohemian Rhapsody Soundtrack, Queen 6. A Star is Born Soundtrack, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper 7. Trench,...read more
New Vinyl by the Belstrom Nordburger Ensemble!
3 new songs by the notorious BNE.
One Man Laser Light Show b/w Cute Cute Girls and I'm Just A fish