Vinyl Cave



I’d seen Rod Taylor’s self-titled album listed on Asylum discographies over the years, but always assumed it was some sort of vanity project for the actor. Not so. more »

May 17, 2016 10:00 AM Vinyl Cave

Maplewood Records unearths unfiltered Kenny and company live tapes. more »

May 13, 2016 2:00 PM Vinyl Cave

When Jan Berry was seriously injured in a car crash, Dean Torrence went to work to keep their doo-wop/surf duo in the public eye, remixing an old album track and releasing it as a single. But when “Popsicle” became a hit, the label needed an album. more »

Apr 2, 2016 12:00 AM Vinyl Cave

The Bright as Night compilation, which is being released on vinyl at Mickey’s Tavern on Feb. 13, is an entertaining peek into the more iconoclastic corners of local music. more »

Feb 10, 2016 10:19 AM Vinyl Cave

David Bowie’s death has led to a remarkable outpouring of emotion from both his serious fans and those who maybe haven’t been paying as much attention since his major hit-making days in the 1970s and ’80s. more »

Jan 13, 2016 8:57 AM Vinyl Cave

There is a surprising amount of independently released music from the first vinyl era out there. Here’s a recently unearthed batch. more »

Jan 4, 2016 11:19 AM Vinyl Cave

“Sea Shells” has more in common with Joanna Newsom’s sparser moments than the rest of Peggy Lee’s catalog. more »

Dec 27, 2015 8:00 PM Vinyl Cave

Buck Owens cranked out a ton of records in the 1960s, and his backing band even maintained a parallel recording career of their own. more »

Dec 2, 2015 4:00 PM Vinyl Cave

A longtime psych rock want list item suddenly becomes easier to find, thanks to newcomers Maplewood Records. more »

Nov 29, 2015 1:00 AM Vinyl Cave

The extensive discography of Duke Ellington and His Orchestra grew even more confusing in the late 1980s; Vinyl Cave is here to help. more »

Nov 27, 2015 1:00 AM Vinyl Cave


Merge Records

Former Madisonian Mike Krol jumps into the national music scene with his new release “Turkey,” out now on Merge Records. more »

Sep 3, 2015 5:10 PM Vinyl Cave

Back in the day, a segment of the record industry used cover bands to mimic, or just vaguely approximate, current hits. Sometimes the cover art was dressed up to mimic the real album. more »

Feb 20, 2015 8:03 PM Vinyl Cave


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