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Happy 2014 “Mix Tape” I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve posted anything for this blog.  Although Growler Record Store closed in 2012, I still think about the project often.  In fact, I still have quite a bit … Continue reading

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Growler Records Videocast #1

Introducing Growler Records Videocasts!  What is that?  I’m not sure myself, but I am somewhat sure that the project will gel as some episodes get under my bloomers.   Please check out what I’m excited about, what’s going on round … Continue reading

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Hang out with Growler this weekend! Overcasters! Afro-Punk! Sunday In-Store!

Gathering of the Clouds Festival Denver band The Overcasters have put together the best album release party ever.  Three days of local bands and DJs performing at City Hall.  And, Growler Records will be table-ing.  Kick ass! Thursday, Feb 23 … Continue reading

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The way LPs will be promoted in the future….

….will be through “unboxing videos.”  The band Yacht is promoting their new LP with a directional video on how to enjoy and unpack it.  Yes, it’s slightly that confusing.  They also make it genuinely exiting.  Forget that the demonstrator is … Continue reading

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What’s new this week: part 1 – books, movies and slingshots!

A big order from AK Press has arrived! Do you know what this means? Primarily, it means that the 2012 Slingshot organizers are here. They come small or large, at $6 or $12 respectively. Secondly, I have several punk documentaries … Continue reading

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On why I love doing research.

Back in the good ol’ days of college I loved doing research and hated writing papers. Card catalogs, yes. Creepy basement rooms full of untouched journals on obscure topics, yes. Contemplative stillness, yes! And the trend continues in my life. … Continue reading

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Hey, some news!

From the hinterlands of snow laden Denver…… more specifically, from the Santa Fe Arts District currently blanketed in snow, not so hinterland, but cold, yes, and I am also sick with a cold. So, I’m writing this under the influence … Continue reading

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Thou “Summit”

Thou has become almost-legends in the stoner-metal-sludge-doom genre.  Formed in ’05 in Baton Rouge, they have put out more than a dozen releases on almost as many labels, always with spectacular artwork and usually in limited pressing.  Their shit sells … Continue reading

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Do you know Sunn O)))?, and more records from Southern Lord!

Today I want to talk about a great addition to the droney-stoner-metal-ambient litany.  I just got the Sunn O))) double LP “Monoliths and Dimensions” (released in ’09 on Southern Lord Records), and the seamless guitar sounds seem to usher in … Continue reading

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Growler Consignment Policy for ALL COLORADO BANDS!

Growler Consignment Policy Please read through the following before setting up a consignment account with the store. 1.    Consignment is always open to any Colorado band,   1a…excepting bands that are racist, homophobic, sexist, etc. which will be barred from … Continue reading

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