Autumn is a beautiful time of year, a season that encourages both introspection and a deep appreciation of the people who surround us. Perhaps it is the changing colors that resonates within us to think about our own self and the changes we too must undergo; perhaps the mounting cold simply encourages us to cherish the warmth we find within one another. Or maybe it’s just a reflexive need to find someone with whom we can cuddle up with and be physically and emotionally cozy.
In the Fifth Street reiteration of Clifford Antone’s legacy venue, embellished with a bright glowing sign of his name, one can find the glowing blue hearts of everyone from the American youth to daringly brave musicians who rule the stage in rock ‘n’ roll terror.
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.
If you’re lethargically residing on your couch due to mass turkey consumption and want to rid your body of tryptophan, then this week’s playlist is what you need. This playlist is dedicated to dancing your Thanksgiving turkey off.