MCP Picks: The Best Albums of 2017

With the new year knocking at our door and calling us forward, we can’t forget all the goodness that 2017 had to offer–maybe not so much culturally or politically, but there were definitely some damn fine albums released this year.… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: JD McPherson Record Release

The intensity of a show in a record store is much more than I imagined. So close to the band. So loud. So amazing!  For those of us that remember when record store showings were more common, the word “treat”… Continue Reading

Introducing: The High Water Festival

If you’re anything like us, you’re over the moon for husband-wife Americana duo Shovels & Rope; they’ve released albums, toured, and expanded their family, and just when we thought they had done all the things, they made a major announcement–Shovels &… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Modern Vintage Songs, 9/22/15

I’m pretty sure I was born in the wrong era; my wardrobe consists of whimsically-printed circle skirts, cat-eyed sunglasses, and lips that are perpetually painted a bright shade of red.  Needless to say, modern vintage tunes melt my proverbial butter and… Continue Reading