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Judy Mills’ Top Ten Albums of 2016

Solange: A Seat at the TableĀ – Fierce and important and somehow dreamy. Nick Cave: Skeleton Tree — A document of time about grief and aging from a brilliant and talented mind. Abra: Princess — The Duchess of Darkwave writes songs on her computer then releases them on Periscope. And I’m okay with that. Physic Heat: […]

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Childish Gambino Awakens Funk/Soul vibe in “Awaken, My Love!”

After a whirlwind few years, Donald Glover’s musical alias Childish Gambino (Troy Barnes, 30 Rock writer, stand up comic, the future Lando Calrissian) has released yet another jaw-dropping album. “Awaken, My Love!” is his third studio album (he’s also had a few EPs and mixtapes). Whereas Camp and Because The Internet were somewhat more traditional […]

New Releases

4/29/2016 New Releases at Mills Record Company

Aesop Rock — The Impossible Kid (includes green & pink neon vinyl, custom printed sleeve, die cut jacket, 24-panel fold out poster, full album lyrics) A.J. Cornell & Tim Darcy — Self-titled (cassette) All India Radio — The Slow Light Andrea Day — Cheers to the Fall (2xLP) The Barr Brothers — Alta Falls (colored […]

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2/5/2016 New Releases at Mills Record Company

Anna Homler and Steve Moshier — Breadwoman (first time on vinyl, first cassette of these two artists) Beacon — Escapements (colored vinyl) Beat Connection — Product 3 Be/Non — mystic sunrise / sunset magic (red cassette)65 C Duncan — Architect (Mercury Prize Winner) The Cult — Hidden City (heavyweight, double LP, cut at 45) DIIV […]

1/29/2016 New Releases at Mills Record Company

A Day To Remember — Common Courtesy (limited edition, shark bite gate fold, translucent blue vinyl with red splatter) Alessia Cara — Know-It-All (special pink vinyl) Atrak — We All Fall Down 7″ (limited edition of 500, clear vinyl) Babyface — Return of the Tender Lover Basement — Promise Everything Benji Hughes — Songs in […]

“Words I Don’t Remember”- How to Dress Well

  Considering Tom Krell’s blown-out R&B as How to Dress Well feels like a dream partially reconstructed, it was only a matter of time before he crafted a song title to reflect that feeling. In How to Dress Well’s hazy world R&B “heroes” are paid homage, though the tributes have the thinnest connections to the […]