Author Archives: Shelly West

  1. EndofAnEar

    Beyond The Artist: Dan Plunkett of End Of An Ear

    Today’s interview is with Dan Plunkett, co-owner of End of An Ear. If you’ve ever found yourself in the midst of the legendary South By Southwest that takes place every year in Austin, Texas then you’ve probably stumbled into End Of An Ear. End of An Ear is an (almost) decade old record shop that Continue…

  2. Beyond The Artist: Caroline Marchildon

    Picture by Jo Marchildon. Beyond The Artist is a new series that brings you an inside look at the indie music industry by way of interviews. It is an ode to all the movers and shakers that are behind the scenes of all the records you listen to on a daily basis. We take you on Continue…

  3. What Is A Record Label?

    This may sound like a silly questions – we all know what a record label is and does, right? Or wait – we think we do? I’m sure this is going to sound like common sense to a lot of you but you’d be surprised at how many people walk into our work building asking Continue…

  4. Behind The Groove: Secretly Group Headquarters

    You may be surprised to hear that the headquarters for Secretly Group, a group of highly influential indie-rock labels consisting of Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar, Numero Group, and Secretly Canadian, is stationed out of the small Midwest town of Bloomington, Indiana. Yes, they also have offices in New York City and Chicago, along with people stationed Continue…

  5. Behind The Groove: Luna Music

    Next up in our record shop series is Luna Music, which is located along a hip little strip in Indianapolis, Indiana. Luna is the type of record shop that I wish was located in my hometown growing up. It’s high ceiling and clean aesthetic gives the most welcoming atmosphere for music lovers of all types. Continue…

  6. Chicago Record Shop City Guide

    If you are a music fanatic then there is a good chance you’ll be making a trek to the Midwest at some point this summer to hit up the ever-growing indie Pitchfork Music Festival or world renowned Lollapalooza Festival. If you are traveling from distant lands than I’d highly suggest you stay a few extra Continue…

  7. 5 Essential Accessories for Record Collectors

    So you’ve been a Turntable Kitchen Pairing Box subscriber for a while now and your limited edition singles are starting to collect. You’ve finally got that turntable set up that you were on the hunt for what felt like forever – but now what? How do you take your turntable and record collection to the Continue…

  8. Behind The Groove: Landlocked Music

    Please welcome our newest contributor, Shelly West, to Turntable Kitchen! Shelly pens the award-nominated food blog Vegetarian Ventures, and by day works for a music distributor called Secretly Canadian Distribution. In this new series where we take you on photo adventures to record shops, venues, and labels, it felt only appropriate that I start with Continue…

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