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Mavis Staples - "Only For The Lonely"
A timeless classic  recorded at the legendary Stax Recording Company, Muscle Shoals Sound and A&R Recording Studios.
Orbital - "Orbital"
Orbital's first album, commonly referred to as the "Green Album".  Circular logo on the cover differs according to format - LP, CD, MC. Some Orbital releases refer to this album as L.P., C.D., M.C.
Albert King - "I Wanna Get Funky" 
  •  This 1973 release has King using his upside-down Flying V to slash a blues path through the Memphis Horns, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and the dawn-of-disco funk rhythm players. He half-sings with one eye on B. B. King and Bobby Bland and the other fixed on hot-buttered soul crooner Isaac Hayes. "Crosscut Saw" best captures the album title, with the leader and astounding drummer, Al Jackson, charbroiling a song the two had soul basted back in the mid 1960s with Booker T. Jones.
Leon Bridges -   "Coming Home"
It was only last summer that Leon was singing open mics in his hometown Fort Worth, TX. One of those open mics was attended by Austin Jenkins and Josh Block of the notable indie band White Denim who were absolutely floored by Leon's voice, songs, and creative vision. 


The GOASTT
Midnight Sun

The Goastt is two people, Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl. It is, in itself, a chimera; a fabulous creature made with parts of two distinctly different creatures. It is also an acronym for The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger. 2015 sees the duo's release of Midnight Sun, a guided tour of bold, shape-shifting sonic murals and evocative lyrical panoramas. Plucking musical ingredients from all over the map, the album has a highly imaginative and distinct feel. It celebrates the unusual and the grandiose but fundamentally just rocks hard and feels good.
. If you haven't heard it yet, come on in and we can listen over a cup of Nicoletti coffee.   
 

WHATS NEW?

NEW MUSIC & OUR FIRST HIFI NIGHT! 

Hey guys, Javi here. We are another week older, and another week wiser. When people ask us what's been the most exciting part of being in the neighborhood, the answer is easy: the look on all of our faces when that new release comes in. When you see that 12x12 with it's pristine gloss and unique album art, you get a feeling that words simply cannot capture. 

HIFI NIGHT

People of Astoria, it is time to boogie. We are pumped to announce that our first Hifi Night of live music and mingling is taking place a week from today on August 21st at 7pm. We are going to have  three incredible artists performing with video footage being captured by Play Too Much, and free beers from SingleCut brewery! Space is VERY limited, so the first 30 folks to RSVP will be admitted entrance. 
 

You can RSVP here.  
(remember to tell us if you are bringing a + 1!)

 

HOT NEW ITEM!

We are proud to announce that we'll be introducing a new line of turntables to the store. Vinyl Styl's Groove Portable Turntable is a great gift for someone who wants a great turntable on a tight budget. It comes equipped with two full range stereo speakers, stylus with protective cover, 3.5mm headphone output jack, RCA outputs and a belt driven platter allowing you to choose from 3 speeds all for $99.95! 

Come by the store to try one out, and see what color is best for you.  

Astoria locals Regret The Hour have been taking the music industry by storm. You may have seen the band performing at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio, or perhaps even opening for Dry The River at Music Hall of Williamsburg. This fabulous rock band is going to be playing at Rough Trade NYC on 08/21. If you can't make it to our show, be sure to  make it to theirs! 
We are beyond pumped to announce our first in-store performance on August 21st. RSVP at the link above to come hang with us! 

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