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Record Store Day: Live Music and More

So Record Store Day is only a few days away. I’ve written about some of the amazing exclusive releases you’ll find at Mills Record Company (too many to list; just type “record store day” in the blog’s search bar), but I want to focus on something just as good as limited edition pressings: live music. […]

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Record Store Day Cometh Part VI

Record Store Day is looming. The annual event is, for vinyl-philes, prom, Independence Day, graduation, and retirement wrapped into a single day each year. But we already knew that. Mills Record Company is going to light off some aural fireworks with all the Record Store Day exclusives packed in the current location and a metric […]

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Stifle, Bad Dinner, and The Fog and The Jorge Arana Trio @ FOKL

This Monday (3/30), FOKL will host Stifle, a Chicago based noise punk band who makes some of the most compelling sonic experiments out there. Supporting acts will include the Kansas City based bands* Bad Dinner and The Fog–both of which span the continua of weird and hardcore. The night is sure to be filled with […]

Show Preview: Punks At The Art Closet

This Thursday, The Art Closet will host five punk and punkish bands: joliette, Colonia, Lion House, American Thunder Band, and Bad Dinner. All five bands hit hard and immediate, taking on acts of political injustice both on the large/general and on the small/personal scales as subjects for their songs. Also, given that Lion House, American […]

9/27/2014 Cassette Store Day New Releases @ Mills Record Company

The Record Machine compilation – Cogs in the machine sampler (FREE WHLE SUPPLIES LAST!) Alsarah and the Nubatones – Silt Never Young – Master Copy (w/ zine, sticker) Natural Child – Live in Birmingham Kurt Braunohler – How do I land? The Paranoid Style – The power of our proven system Adolescents – The complete […]

Local Showcase: Karma Vision

Karma Vision floats through their songs with whirling keys and hypnotic riffs. A stable pull in the experimental/psyche-scene in Lawrence, they have been steadily putting out material on their own and through the Lawrence-based tape collective Whatever Forever. Karma Vision’s sound stays rooted in tube-warmed psychedelia and bouncy surf-rock. Their songs blend the mellow sounds […]