Austin has nothing short of music stores with a plethora of vinyl, both used and new, waiting to be bought and prized in your trophy collection of vinyl records. The holidays are the best time to start or expand on your record collection. What’s warmer than a cup of marshmellowed hot chocolate (or wine) and popping on a wonderful, crisp vinyl while the cold weather blankets the city of Austin? Here are five of my favorite Austin local music stores to get your music on vinyl.
For this one-on-one interview with On Vinyl’s co-founder Nathalie Phan, we go to the beautiful hills of Bastrop State Park to learn what fueled the initial project of On Vinyl Music, the OV mission, Nat’s insight on plans for the future (The Collective!), and the family OV has created.
As winter settles in Austin, Texas, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or the winter blues is present in many including myself. Sometimes, the best remedy is to hunker down in bed and listen to good tunes with someone (your dog) or something (your vibrator) you love. Here’s a playlist for your SAD snuggles and slumber.
Euphoria Fest is kicking off our excitement for festival season by giving us a peak at just a few of the artists playing in April 2016! The dreamland that is Euphoria sets out to give a deeply enriched experience through a unique collection of DJ’s, jazz-funk and EDM artists.
Barracuda (formerly known as Red 7) has completed their revamp and is ready to share it with a Holiday Party & Grand Opening celebration.
Sometimes a cheap glass of wine and homemade playlist just isn’t enough. Whether it’s the weekend and grooving to music is on the docket or its just an average day of the week that requires some relax and unwind time, House Wine, on 408 Josephine St., can fulfill these needs.
Curating the Weekly Staff Picks is probably my favorite thing to do with On Vinyl Music because it forces me to continue to dig deeper into the vast mechanisms of Austin’s cesspool music scene. This week, I decided to culminate songs from artists who not only warm the soul but also songs you can bring home for the holidays, pop on the stereo, and play for your family.