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A Look in The Local Bin: Anal Magic & Rev. Dwight Frizzell

Originally recorded in the mid to late 70s, Anal Magic & Rev. Dwight Frizzell‘s Beyond The Black Crack still stands as a testament to the staying power of experimental music and soundscapes. Swerving between minimal clicks and whirling drones, Beyond The Black Crack is required listening for anyone wanting to enter the dizzying world of free jazz and […]

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Record Store Day 2016

To us, Record Store Day is all about celebrating the Community that’s supported this little local shop, so this year we’re throwing our biggest party yet. We’ll have in-store specials, ticket giveaways, promo prices, exclusive Record Store Day releases, coffee from Oddly Correct, and donuts from Hana’s Donuts, and much more. We’ll also have 20+ bands playing in our […]

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Record Store Day Cometh Part VI

Record Store Day is looming. The annual event is, for vinyl-philes, prom, Independence Day, graduation, and retirement wrapped into a single day each year. But we already knew that. Mills Record Company is going to light off some aural fireworks with all the Record Store Day exclusives packed in the current location and a metric […]

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Son Lux Shows His Bones

Son Lux has developed. In his 2013 release, Lanterns, the one-man post-rock alt-hip-hop music machine showed his more dramatic side. The album was characterized by the operatic scales fit to contemporary arrangements that we’ve come to know from Joyful Noise Recordings (think Kishi Bashi, Sisyphus, etc). In Bones, Son Lux has kept the ability to […]

Singles Review: FKA twigs

FKA twigs weirds up RnB. With two EPs and an LP (which is now available at Mills Record Company–I highly recommend checking it out), the London based artist creates her songs out of her ethereal voice and haunting dreampop samples. LP1 (her latest release) has a simple to understand formula: incredible voice+dodgy beats+grimy textures. That said, the […]