Category Archives: Cool Stuff

Cool Stuff: Record Store Day 2014

Last Saturday marks this year’s annual Record Store Day, the national holiday for vinyl and music lovers everywhere. It personally is one of my favorite days of the year, as the date usually coincides with the start of spring and … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff: Off To Lollapalooza!

Some big personal news to announce here! I’m off to Chicago tomorrow to attend my first ever Lollapalooza! Amazingly, for how long I have loved music, it will be my first major music festival as well! Because of this, I … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff: (Drumless) Chromatics – Kill For Love

I have talked at length about Kill For Love, the excellent, majestic album from Oregon synth-pop band Chromatics. And if you, like me, have fallen in love with the album, I have more good news for you. Chromatics are offering … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff: Record Store Day – The Pictures

So it was yet another fun and exhausting day last Saturday for Record Store Day! Saturday morning was pretty chilly in St Louis, so I arrived only at a quarter before doors opened at 10AM at Vintage Vinyl to avoid … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff: Record Store Day – The Events

For Record Store Day, St Louis area record stores have a bunch of cool events going on. I am going to highlight the three main record shops – Vintage Vinyl, Euclid Records, and Apop Records. Besides selling exclusive RSD items, … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff: Record Store Day 2012 – The Records!

Ah Record Store Day! My favorite commercial holiday of the year is coming this Saturday, Apr 21! In case you weren’t aware, Record Store Day (or RSD for short) is when bands and music lovers around the world celebrate those … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff: Nardwuar the Human Serviette

So, a couple of days ago I stumbled upon an interview of Grimes at the SXSW Festival. Grimes‘ newest album Visions is currently one of my favorite records of 2012, but listening to her brand of futuristic electro-pop, it is … Continue reading

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