Shining A Fresh Light On A Lightnin’ Hopkins Essential

  • “…an album that reintroduced Hopkins to music fans and helped tip the ’60s folk and blues revival into being. The effect that one album had on rock ‘n roll is inestimable.”

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September 2018 Vinyl of the Month
August 21, 2018

We are buzzing with excitement with this latest batch of records…

May 2018 Vinyl Of The Month
April 15, 2018

Featured Indie LAURA VEIRS The Lookout   Notable Reissue BRIAN ENO Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) Outlier GROUPER Grid Of Points Yours for the picking now through May 15th. Join the Club. Learn more about each over in This Month.

April 2018 Vinyl Of The Month
March 15, 2018

A well-rounded selection and a triple-threat! Featured Indie WYE OAK The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs Notable Reissue David Bowie Station To Station Outlier TWAIN Rare Feeling Yours for the picking now through April 15th. Join the Club. Learn more about each over in This Month.

March 2018 Vinyl of the Month
February 19, 2018

February is wrapping and we a pleased to announce the vinyl of the month for March 2018! Featured Indie THE BREEDERS All Nerve Notable Reissue SPOON Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Outlier ANNA BURCH Quit The Curse Yours for the picking now through March 15th. Join the Club. Learn more about each over in This […]

February 2018 Vinyl of the Month
January 17, 2018

The month of goblins, nasty gals and underwater jam sessions…

December 2017 Vinyl of the Month
November 16, 2017

But first…Some BIG News Every month we feature a new record we believe would be a welcome addition to any listener’s collection. However, we understand there are some months where you just might want the option to choose which record you get. Starting this month and from now on YOU will have your choice in which record […]

November 2017: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – “Lotta Sea Lice”
October 24, 2017

We ran into each other on the road in various continents and talked about the recordings. I guess it wasn’t till i had another tour booked for the following summer in Australia that we thought we should record as much as we can, no major goal to make it a full length but it came […]

October 2017: The Creation – “Action Painting”
September 27, 2017

The Creation’s career in the 60s burned like a flashbulb – bright for a moment and then suddenly out again. Turmoil in the band rooted in lack of commercial success and frequent lineup changes ended its life quickly, but not without the release of rock and psychedelic influenced music. Although the band’s activity lasted only […]

September 2017: Willie Nelson “And Then I Wrote”
August 22, 2017

It took Willie Nelson a couple years to find his footing in the songwriting world…

April 2017: Coco Hames Self-titled Solo Debut
March 20, 2017

I grew up listening to ’60s pop like Dusty Springfield, but also classic country music, like Patsy Cline, and things that bridged both worlds, like Bobbie Gentry…With this record, the end result doesn’t fit into any one category. Which is an exciting thing to me…

March 2017: Marisa Anderson + “Liege & Lief”
February 21, 2017

Curator: Marisa Anderson Vinyl: Fairport Convention – Liege & Lief Masterful guitarist and boundary-stretching composer Marisa Anderson curates March with Fairport Convention’s 1969 Liege & Lief. “I was years away from playing electric guitar, and couldn’t completely relate to all of the song treatments, but I recognized the excitement of finding new ways to present […]

February 2017: Aaron Lee Tasjan on Elizabeth Cook’s “Exodus of Venus”
January 23, 2017

East Nashville’s Aaron Lee Tasjan takes over this month, selecting fellow Nashvillian Elizabeth Cook’s deep and resolute 2016 release, Exodus of Venus. “We’re going from Little Feat to REM, then put Appalachian harmonies on it. It’s all funky grooves with dark guitars, burning guitars. People were tweeting me, ‘Are you keeping it country?’ And the […]

January 2017: T. Hardy Morris curates Neil Young’s “On The Beach”
December 19, 2016

For January we stay embedded in the Georgia music scene, the heart and soul of which is perfectly embodied in the music of T. Hardy Morris. When he isn’t fronting Hardy & The Hardknocks or Dead Confederate, Morris preaches the gospel of Neil Young’s mid-70s discography. And for January he honors us with his words […]

December 2016: David Barbe on Slint’s SPIDERLAND
November 18, 2016

Closing out the year with an individual who is a constant beacon for the Athens Georgia music scene: David Barbe. For December Barbe has chosen a record that had a deeply profound effect on him both as a musician and an engineer. From early listens to Brian Paulson’s rough mixes up through 2014’s excellent remaster, […]

November 2016: Jojo Hermann on Junior Kimbrough
October 18, 2016

John “Jojo” Hermann had the goal of making it to New Orleans. Hopping on a plane from New York City to Memphis, the keyboardist was in search of the worlds of Professor Longhair and Dr. John. His initial intention was to stay in Oxford, MS for a few weeks with friend and writer Robert Palmer […]

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