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HearQueer Issue 001 Launch Party!

HearQueer is a publication (online AND in print!) that is all about shining a spotlight on queer voices in music – something that is woefully underrepresented in just about every genre, sadly. To celebrate this momentous occasion, HearQueer is throwing an “Issue #001″ party at our store on Friday and everyone is invited! There will […]


New Releases 6/30 @ Mills Record Company

ABBA — Gold – Greatest Hits (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket) Alan Broadbent w/ The London Metropolitan Orchestra — Developing Story at Abbey Road (2xLP on 180 gm audiophile pressing, limited edition hand numbered, production picture included and signed by Alan himself) Ani DiFranco — Binary (2xLP w/ etched D-side) The Aracia Strain — Gravebloom (limited […]

Big Thief “Capacity” Listening Party @ Mills Record Company

  Celebrate the release of Big Thief’s new album “Capacity” out June 9th via Saddle Creek Records. We will be doing a full on listening party from 6-8 pm the day of the release. The event will include exclusive giveaway of a Gold Vinyl Prize Pack!

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New Releases 6/2 @ Mills Record Company

’68 — Two Parts Viper Adrenaline Mob — We The People (2xLP including bonus tracks from their EP) All Time Low — Renegade (gatefold jacket) Alt J — Relaxer (gatefold jacket) Alt J — Relaxer (CD) Asphixiation — What Is This Thing Called ‘Disco’ ? (contains LP and 12″ set) Beach Fossils — Somersault (limited […]

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Westend Recording Studios Presents : Amplify KC Vol.2

Here’s a special treat to get your week started right. Justin Mantooth over at Westend Studio right here in Kansas City is back with another curated mixtape of some of the area’s best and brightest rock bands. Focusing on all types of music Kansas City has to offer, Vol. 2 of their Amplify KC series […]

Replay Records Presents: Toughies 7″ Release Show @ MRC

Replay Records presents Toughies 7″ release show with opening acts Momma’s Boy (KC) & Whales (LFK) Toughies new 7″ will be available for purchase at the show

Mountain Goats “Goth” Listening Party @ MRC

We are hosting a listening party for The Mountain Goats new album “Goth”. Enter to win the following: a play copy of the record, stickers, & posters. We will also have the indie exclusive vinyl of the new record!


New Releases 5/19 @ Mills Record Company

Aldous Harding — Party Alex G — Rocket (gatefold) Amon Amarth — The Crusher (180 gm vinyl includes lyric insert and large 2-sided poster) Autopsy — The Tomb Within Basement — Promise Everything (deluxe edition, includes 4 new recorded bonus tracks on colored vinyl) BIB — POP (7″) Biters — The Future Ain’t What It […]


Listening Party – The Mountain Goats get dark with “Goths” this Friday

With a pounding drum beat accompanying a driving piano line, accentuated by frontman John Darnielle’s frentic half-shouted lyrics, opening track Rain in Soho to The Mountain Goats’ sixteenth album Goths is a perfect framing device for the rest of the album. The track segue’s into Andrew Eldrtich is Moving Back to Leeds – an Smiths-like, […]


Submit to Self-Destruction: Shining live in Kansas City 05/12/2017

“This is Hail Darkness Hail. It’s dedicated to everyone here. Fuck you all.” Niklas Kvarforth, the driving force behind Sweden’s black metal outfit Shining, is an enigmatic figure – both on stage and off. His penchant for confrontational and sometimes abrasive live shows precedes him in such a way that when the band played the […]


New Releases 5/12 @ Mills Record Company

All Hell — The Grave Alchemist (limited edition gold and blood red splatter vinyl) All That Remains — Madness (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket) Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel — I Can Spin A Rainbow (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket) Bob’s Burgers — The Bob’s Burgers Music Album (3xLP w/ trifold jacket, comes with postcard and poster) […]

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Middle of the Map 2017 – Friday Review

The good weather coupled with the weekend made Westport a hoppin’ place for Middle of the Map’s 2nd day. It’s hard to go anywhere in the district during the festival without bumping into a few awesome bands, and this year it was no different. Festivities kicked off, once again, at our lovely little record store […]