Our Intrepid Reportage
[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
You'll forgive me, dear reader, if I sound like I'm doing a night of reruns. But I am, mostly. Can you recall my fits of ecstatic joy from a few nights ago, when I first saw The Muckers? Well, if you can't, then I assume you're already clicking on another...read more
As with previous years of the Festival, Fridays are usually when things start to get jumpin'. Venues are packed to the gills, and often times concertgoers are forced to stand in line to see headliners, because the smaller clubs are packed an hour or two...read more
Once again, rain was pelting us just as the evening was getting started. Which no doubt put a bit of a damper on the artists of Sector Seventeen, who were nowhere to be found when I snapped the pic you see here. Still, the mural is looking like a real...read more
Stuff From Elsewhere
1. Bottle It In, Kurt Vile 2. Look Now, Elvis Costello and the Imposters 3. Wasteland, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats 4. Trench, Twenty One Pilots 5. A Star is Born Soundtrack, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper 6. Black Labyrinth, Jonathan Davis 7. An American Treasure, Tom...read more
NEW RELEASE FRIDAY: GRETA VAN FLEET, JASON ISBELL, DISTURBED, QUEEN, JOHN CARPENTER HALLOWEEN 2018, ELLE KING AND MORE
Here’s a quick look at the bright and shiny new releases available at The Record Exchange Friday, Oct. 19. All titles available in-store or our online shop! CD: Greta Van Fleet – Anthem of the Peaceful Army Disturbed – Evolution (deluxe edition available) Jason Isbell...read more
The comedian and Saturday Night Live alumnus flashes back to the music his mother played around the house, his secretive 2 Live Crew and Too $hort listening sessions, and if he’d have stayed to listen to Kanye’s recent post-SNL rant.read more
Yoko Ono Warzone [Chimera; 2018] Rating: 3/5 The first track of Yoko Ono’s Warzone begins the same way as “MOONBEAMS” from her 2013 album TAKE ME TO THE LAND OF HELL: distant safari noises merge with an ominous ether of sound courtesy of an unnerving synthesizer. The...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