Kansas City Spotlight


Ten Great Records from 2016

2016 was a bittersweet year for music. We lost some of our most influential artists, but many bands also released great albums. So many good albums, in fact, that I had more difficulty than usual whittling down my list to ten. I decided to choose albums that may not receive as much coverage in the […]

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New Releases 11/25 @ Mills Record Company

Abbath — Abbath (limited to 300 solid green vinyl) Astral Planes — Lost Apart (red cassette) A Tribe Called Quest — We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service (CD) Aversions Crown — Erebus / Parasites (7-inch, limited edition of 250 clear vinyl) Blink 182 — Take Off Your Pants & Jacket (limited edition […]


New Releases 10/14 @ Mills Record Company

Give these NR a shot and a listen via our Youtube Playlist! Amos Lee — Spirit (gatefold jacket w/ 13 brand new songs) Anciients — Voice of the Void (limited edition of 550) Beastie Boys — Licensed To Ill (30th anniversary re-issue with classic gatefold jacket) Blackberry Smoke — Like an Arrow (2xLP 180 gm […]


Cassette Store Day 10/8!

Yeah, blink-182 just reissued their discography, James Blake dropped a masterpiece, Sleep’s Holy Mountain has its first official vinyl release, and so many other records hit our shelves, but this Saturday is all about cassettes. Cassette Store Day celebrates the other physical medium in the world. With exclusive releases and special deals on cassettes, Saturday […]


New Releases 8/19 @ Mills Record Company

Abbath — Abbath (opaque yellow vinyl limited to 500) Adam Harding — Dumb Numbers II (purple vinyl, features members of Dino Jr, Best Coast, & more) AJJ — The Bible 2 (quote, “comes with download card, a bad of tiny angels, and a newfound sense of control over my life”) Alex Cameron — Jumping the […]

7/22 & 7/23 Weekend In-Stores and TICKET GIVEAWAYS

We’re capping off our three-week frenzy of grand opening happenings with two shows this weekend, July 22nd and 23rd. Friday we’ll have a gathering of heavy-hitters featuring locals Inner Altar and Altered Beast along with Peasant from Houston, Texas. Saturday will bring an eclectic mix of grooves from Rachel Mallin & the Wild Type, Drugs […]


New Releases 6/24 @ Mills Record Company

Adams – Glass – Reich — Minimalist Be’Lakor — Vessels (2xLP gatefold) Black Sunday — Original Soundtrack (2xLP gatefold) Blink 182 — Enema of the State (limited blue audiophile vinyl, gatefold) Broncho — Double Vanity Carter Burwell — Carol (OST, 10″) Combichrist — This is Where Death Begins (2xLP, gatefold) Coven — 1997 Original Soundtrack […]


New Releases 5/27 @ Mills Record Company

A Hundred Birds — Discovery Antwon — Double Ecstasy (limited edition red translucent vinyl) Architects — All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us Ash Koosha — AKA (gatefold) Beth Orton — Kid Sticks Big Thief — Masterpiece (gatefold, comes with poster) Boombox 1 — Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro & Disco Rap from 1979-82 (3xLP set) […]

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The Hit Television Series Hits Everything Non Television Related

Jerad Tomasino loves music. If you are unaware of Jerad Tomasino as a person, surely you are aware of his expansive work in the KC music community. Years ago you would find Tomasino playing the local clubs with his experimental indie act Everyday/Everynight. If he wasn’t busy performing, he worked behind the scenes at Golden […]


Live Tonight: Week of April 11th – April 17th: Happy Record Store Day!

  Monday, April 11th The Wild Feathers with The Shelters, Captiva at Riot Room 8 PM $15 Tuesday, April 12th Father John Misty at Uptown Theater 8 PM $30 Time to get chill. Indie folk master Father John Misty will tantalize all of your senses with his show at the Uptown on Tuesday. Try not […]

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Live Tonight: Week of June 29th – July 5th: FREEDOM Edition!

Happy birthday, America! Can you believe our baby of a country is 2015 years old now? It seems like only yesterday we were landing on Plymouth Rock, conquering the Aztecs, dumping tea into a harbor, inventing airplanes and making movies! To celebrate over 2000 years of American independence, try some amazing shows this week! Monday, […]


Train From Kansas City: Mills Instore- Brooke Tuley+ Heidi Gluck

Last Friday (5/8/15) Mills Record Company hosted an intimate night with touring musician Heidi Lynne Gluck. After an impressive resume as an integral studio/ performance musician with the likes of Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s, Some Girls, and The Only Children, Heidi rolled into Kansas City with two unique aspects to her discography: […]

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