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  1. How to Make the Best Breakfast in Bed

    Mornings at our house aren’t often spent lingering in bed. There’s a fury to our starts: a toddler who demands attention (and breakfast or a snack, immediately upon waking), showers and coffee. Bed-making, and plan-making. Recipe-planning and grocery list-making. And that’s the weekend. Rarely do I find myself home with nothing to do and nowhere Continue…

    Our new sheets demanded a cozy family breakfast in bed. So that’s what we did. Here's what you need to know to make the best breakfast in bed.
  2. Interview: Visuals

    Berlin-via-NYC songwriter/guitarist/producer Andrew Fox, aka VISUALS is no stranger to the world of Turntable Kitchen. A Pairings Box alumini, Fox has stirred our attention via his brand of psych-experimentalism since the release of his 2013, Darkside produced EP. As VISUALS, Fox’s songwriting is lionhearted. Transcendental and deeply soothing, there is a backbone to his compositions oftentimes absent in the realm of Continue…

  3. Turntable Kitchen’s Top 6 Recommended Turntable Systems

    Building a stereo system around a turntable from scratch can be tough. There’s a lot to know and, if you’ve never done it before, there’s a lot to learn. Several years ago we put together a guide to selecting your first turntable. We discussed the differences between belt drives direct drives. We talked about built-in Continue…

  4. Interview: Salt Cathedral

    Last month, the ever-shifting and always-working Salt Cathedral put out their latest EP, OOM VELT, a collection of songs that at once restricts their palate and broadens their sound. To celebrate the release, I chatted with founding member Nicolas Losada about his upbringing in Colombia, mixtapes and his experiences in Japan. This is an edited Continue…

  5. Record Store Guide to Minneapolis

    Twin Cities Rocks

    Minneapolis’ sub-zero winters, cheese-laden food and aggressive friendliness may make it unsavory to some, but it also happens to be home to one of the most burgeoning music scenes in the nation. Unsurprisingly, those of us in the land of Prince, Bob Dylan and The Replacements (and more recently, Poliça, Night Moves, Haley Bonar and Continue…

  6. New Tees in the TK Market!

    Hello, Indian Summer! Here in SF, summer doesn’t really start until September so Labor Day weekend has historically been an epic weekend — boats out on the Bay, bikes everywhere, and beach weather out by Ocean Beach. I’ve been meaning to post about some new products in the TK Market and only now getting around Continue…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Outside Lands 2014 Photo Diary & Wrap-Up

    Although San Francisco’s biggest music festival, Outside Lands, concluded last night, we’re still dreaming about some of our favorite performances, foods, and drinks. As always, Outside Lands was both decadent and eclectic. From bacon flights (a sampler of five different bacons) to perfect pizzas cooked in wood burning ovens (for only 60 seconds), we ate Continue…

  10. Outside Lands 2014 Preview

    If you’re making a list of the best music festivals in the world, San Francisco’s Outside Lands must be considered. Not only has the festival previously hosted some of the greatest and most popular living artists in rock & hip hop (Radiohead, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Beck, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Nas, Al Green, Big Boi, Arcade Continue…

  11. Turntable Kitchen’s Lollapalooza 2014 Recap

    Photo by Will Rice Lollapalooza came in with a show-stopping surprise (Rihanna, during Eminem’s set) and out with a wild misadventure of the elemental variety (downpour turning Grant Park into a mud-soaked water park) and our contributor Abby Yemm was there to take it all in. How to summarize a festival experience? It’s like trying Continue…

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