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  1. 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…

    Take a sneak peak inside the offices of the Secretly Label Group.

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  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. Pitchfork Festival 2014 Photo Diary & Wrap-Up

    Pitchfork Festival proved to be Christmas in July for us. It was one sweet, wild ride of a weekend (that felt more like fifteen minutes) of beautiful music, warm Goose Island beers, and fantastical people watching (sunflower prints, septum piercings and candy-colored hair all in heavy rotation). It was the coolest kids of the moment (Kendrick Lamar, Perfect Pussy, Continue…

  7. An Interview With Zella Day

    Zella Day is an up-and-coming pop artist based out of L.A. who’s being dubbed (somewhat misleadingly) as the “happier version of Lana Del Rey.” While that’s an impressive comparison for a 19 year old, Zella’s songs of summers and ex-lovers are good enough to stand on their on; and with an album and future tours Continue…

  8. How to Host a (Homemade) Bagel Brunch

    Elijah’s Deli welcomed me with open Jewish grandma arms the first time my parents dropped me off in San Diego to start college as a freshman. And visit after visit, we always seemed to end up there for lunch or brunch. Nestled in an inconspicuous mall in La Jolla, it was the sort of place Continue…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. Win a Pair of Tickets to Phono Del Sol 2014

    Phono Del Sol returns to San Francisco this July 12th in Potrero del Sol Park for it’s fourth year in a row and we’ve got a pair of tickets to giveaway! The festival, which is presented by The Bay Bridged and Tiny Telephone, promises a little something for everyone. Indeed, this year’s lineup will include performances by Thao Continue…

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