Vinyl Cave

Fox Face is a Milwaukee quartet with attitude to spare. Their just-released album "Spoil + Destroy" provides a welcome soundtrack to counter our current climate of seeming collapse of both social and political norms. more

Nov 10, 2017 2:35 PM Vinyl Cave


Bob Koch

The proprietor of Resale Records, Eric Teisberg, died earlier this week. “Vinyl Cave” author Bob Koch remembers a community of record lovers that flourished in the humble east side store. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:55 PM Vinyl Cave 2 Comments

The Madison-based punk-and-western trio hits national LP racks with a new LP on Big Neck Records. more

Aug 14, 2017 4:11 PM Vinyl Cave

Over a six-decade career, Glen Campbell recorded in about every style you can imagine. more

Aug 9, 2017 1:17 PM Vinyl Cave

The Zombies were one of the most unique sounding rock bands of the 1960s. Now the band is enjoying a second life in the new millennium and continues to create rewarding music. more

Apr 7, 2017 1:22 PM Vinyl Cave

Dionne Warwick may not have had much chart success in the 1970s, but was still releasing quality material. more

Dec 31, 2016 7:00 AM Vinyl Cave

After many years of avoidance, it's time to explore some Nancy Sinatra stereo mixes. more

Dec 30, 2016 7:00 AM Vinyl Cave

2016’s bad-news vortex creates the perfect storm necessary for the importation of a Christmas LP to the Vinyl Cave. more

Dec 28, 2016 11:01 AM 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 1 Comments

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