Blood - Lianne La Havas
Lianne La Havas
Coda - Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
In Through the Out Door - Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
In Through the Out Door
Presence - Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Peace Is the Mission (LP) (LP) - Major Lazer
Major Lazer
Peace Is the Mission (LP) (LP)
Born to Play Guitar - Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy
Born to Play Guitar
Trackless Woods - Iris Dement
Iris Dement
Trackless Woods



The dog days of summer have arrived, and we know the only solution is lots and lots of records. It's been quite a long time since we've put out mass quantities of new bargain bin wax, so we figured what better way to break up the summer haze than dropping a ton of very affordable records on you all!

We've got over 800 fresh used LPs priced at just a buck or two, including scores of titles that typically sell for much more in better condition. Yes, these records have been well loved, but who doesn't want a well-loved copy of Sabbath's Paranoid for a dollar? Other artists you almost never see in the dollar bin are names like Hendrix, the Beatles, the Stones, Ike and Tina, Yes, Pink Floyd, Hawkwind, CSNY and offshoots, Fleetwood Mac and their many members, Dave Brubeck, Harry Nilsson, Ray Charles, Thelonious Monk and Dave Brubeck. It's time to score!

And FYI, we've got several thousand more bargain LPs set to go out in the coming weeks, so if you dont see what you want, or if this week's haul has you wanting more, check back in the ensuing weeks for even more crazy deals.

But, as they say on TV, that's not all. In addition to the massive load of bargain LPs, we've also got our customary round of 500 or so fresh used arrivals. This weeks collection is big on jazz, rock and a bit of modern composition.

We've got several Bootleg Series box sets from Bob Dylan, some early/first pressing Beatles LPsand a couple of extremely rare Pearl Jam LPs. We've got recent releases from Jack White, First Aid Kit, and the Postal Service, plus rare LPs from Levon Helm, Them and Merry Clayton. More rock comes from The Band, Rainbow, Deep Purple, Vic Chesnutt, Hendrix, Yngwie Malmsteen, Allman Brothers, Jethro Tull, Robin Trower, and Peter Green.

We've got some seriously rare jazz LPs this go-round, from names like Bill Evans, Eric Dolphy, Monk, John Coltrane, and more. In a rare occurrence, we've gotta nice little haul of modern composition pieces from the mid-20th Century: Bartok, Satie, Stockhausen, Varese, and Xenakis. Cap it off with some nice soul from names like Sly Stone, Ike and Tina, and Irma Thomas and we've got a real nice spread here.

And lastly, it's the used vinyl alert, but we'd be remiss if we didn't mention a nice sized CD collection thats also out in the racks this week. It covers a lot of major classic rock acts, with plenty of catalog albums that we havent seen much of lately. Make sure to have a browse once youve emerged from the basement!

Stay cool, from your friends at SD.


Pre-orders (by stopping in the shop, emailing or calling 608.259.1991) are strongly encouraged as quantities will be very limited.

New indie-only version of Beirut's forthcoming album (released September 11th), available on blue/green vinyl and limited to 2,500 copies.

Double opaque white colored vinyl version for Ben Folds new release, also out September 11th (limited to 2,000 copies)

New album, Poison Season, by Destroyer available August 28th. Limited edition pre-orders on clear vinyl.

Debut album from HeCTA available September 18th on limited edition red vinyl.

New album by Telekinesis out September 18th and available on limited edition white vinyl.


New CD/LP coming from perennial favorites, Beach House - entitled Depression Cherry and dropping August 28th. Limited-edition LOSER edition on clear vinyl, available for pre-order now in the shop and by phone (608.259.1991).


Pick up a two-track CD single at the shop for just two bucks. CD single contains coupon for $2 off the full length CD or LP out August 21st!


Pick up a two-track CD single at the shop for just two bucks. CD single contains coupon for $2 off the full length CD or LP out August 21st!


The Captured Tracks label continues its (hopefully neverending) quest to reissue all of the great albums from the dusty reaches of the Flying Nun catalog. Here we go with the Able Tasmans' first album, 1986's A Cuppa Tea and a Lie Down, a somewhat slovenly take on The Fall, Electric Prunes and early Jefferson Airplane that perfectly encapsulates the freewheeling, spry sound of the 80s Kiwi scene. New Zealand is a country that built it's own pop music from scratch; its relative isolation from the rest of the world let numerous bands like Able Tasmans marinate au jus, creating some of the most perfect, peculiar pop rock ever. A sound who's time has certainly come again.
- Evan / Strictly Discs
CD $13.99 / LP $26.99

Atlanta’s had a stranglehold on hip-hop for a good decade. Full stop. Much like Andre 3000, Future has one foot in the Georgia clay and the other somewhere out in the celestial realm. It took me awhile to fully come around on “Pluto,” but once met on Future’s wavelength, the rewards were rich. He taps into that commercial debut while maintaining the momentum accumulated on his recent run of mixtape prowess. His delivery stretches from high-viscosity drawls to quicksilver bursts and continues to refine the voice-shifting capabilities of autotune. After wallowing in earthly concerns on “Honest,” “DS2” rockets everything spaceward. The South Bronx might as well be lightyears away.
- Ryan/Strictly Discs
CD $13.99

Idrissa Soumaoro was an early member of Les Ambassadeurs, the Malian supergroup that launched the career of Salif Keita and defined the Afro-Cuban guitar sound. Soumaoro didn't quite have the career of his cohort, recording sporadically and eventually becoming a teacher for the blind. Interestingly enough, its a young Mariam (of Amadou and Mariam) singing here on a few tracks on Le Tioko-Tioko, a 1978 album of raucously spirited desert raveups comparable to the Ambassadeurs recordings in their transcendence. Beautiful looking and sounding records like these are rare as hens teeth in any condition nowadays, so it's nice to have labels like Mississippi bringing the good stuff our way for cheap.
- Evan / Strictly Discs
LP $17.99

The debut album-length release from the German producer Hun Choi, or Hunee, has been many years in the making. Choi's kept busy with relocations to the States, DJ gigs everywhere, and slots on seemingly every radio show I come across. He's known for his deep and thoughtful record selections that skip from house and disco to reggae and folk, featured recently on a 12 hour set for Dublab that rivaled Peanut Butter Wolf's famed daylong marathons. As a producer, Hunee steers a similarly striking path, crafting refined tracks of housey techno that flash and twitch with a refinement almost regal. While many tracks here do plateau and climax according to the general guidelines of proper dancefloor music, what sets Hunch Music apart is the keening details that emerge when the beat dies down; the spritzes of noise catching the toms on Error of the Average, the Laraaji-esque harp strings on Hiding the Moon, the hammered bamboo on Rare Happiness. This is an album full of the details that only a seasoned selector could make, someone who knows that a minute of melody can salvage an album that's 60 minutes of dross.
- Evan / Strictly Discs
CD $15.99 / LP $22.99



This October, the following artists are releasing special limited pink vinyl versions of their albums to benefit breast cancer research and the Gilda's Club organizaiton. Please pre-order by stopping in the shop, emailing or calling 608.259.1991. Quantities will be very limited.


JULY 24/28:
Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful LP
Air - Moon Safari LP reissue
Lone - Lemurian CD/LP
Ducktails - St. Catherine CD/LP
JJ Cale - Ebbets Field 1975 CD
The Fall - Sub-Lingual Tablet CD
Popol Vuh - Aguirre, Couer De Verre, Letzte Tage Letzte Nachte, Hohelied Salomos LP reissues
Grave Babies - Holographic Violence CD/LP
Seven Davis Jr - Universes CD/LP
Omar Souleyman - Bahdeni Nami CD/LP
Strange Wilds - Subjective Concepts CD/LP
Mas Ysa - Seraph CD/LP
Beth Orton - Comfort of Strangers and Daybreak LP reissues
Ricked Wicky (Robert Pollard) - King Heavy Metal CD/LP
Nurse With Wound - Sylvie and Babs 2CD expanded
Karamika - Karamika (ESP Institute) LP

JULY 31:
Led Zeppelin - Coda, In Through the Out Door, Presence reissues (3 formats)
Daniel Romano - If Ive Only One Time Askin CD/LP
Titus Andronicus - Most Lamentable Tragedy CD/LP

Iris Dement - Trackless Woods CD
Mac DeMarco - Another One CD/LP
Amos Lee - Live at Red Rocks LP
Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss CD/LP
White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan LP reissue
Zachary Cale - Duskland CD/LP
Sylvan Esso - H.S.K.T. LP
Langhorne Slim - Spirit Moves CD/LP
Joe Plummer & Pall Jenkins - Built In Sun LP
Bunny 'Striker' Lee - Next Cut! CD/LP
Conrad Schnitzler - Kollektion 05 Schnitzler Compiled
Blondes - Persuasion LP
William Basinski - Deluge LP
Prefuse 73 - Every Color of Darkness LP
Reatards - Grown Up Fucked Up CD/LP reissue
Syl Johnson - Complete Twinight Singles LP
Slim Twig - Thanks For Stickin With Twig CD/LP
Small Feet - From Far Enough Away... CD/LP
Night Beds - Ivywild CD/LP
Tunde Olaniran - Transgressor CD/LP
Pridjevi - S/T CD/LP
Little Howlin Wolf - Cool Truth and Guardian LP reissues
Heathered Pearls - Body Complex CD/LP
Deaf Wish - Pain CD/LP

Neil Young - Monsanto Years LP
Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Press Color CD/LP
Digital Underground - Sex Packets LP reissue
The Good Life - Everybody's Coming Down CD/LP
Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American LP reissue
Primal Scream - Sonic Flower Groove LP reissue
Jay Reatard - Better Than Something LP w/DVD
Red House Painters - Songs for a Blue Guitar LP
Stars Of The Lid - Their Refinement of the Decline and Tired Sounds of... LP reissues


Our next MUSIC TRIVIA at the High Noon Saloon is Tuesday, August 11th. Registration starts at 5:30 with the first question at 6PM. Two for one happy hour at the High Noon Saloon...JOIN US! Save the date for September MUSIC TRIVIA on September 1st.


We are working on some updates, if you encounter issues or need assistance, please email or phone the shop at 608.259.1991.

Ron, Ryan, Angie, Ethan, Evan, Luke, Jimi, Zack, Justin, Matt, & Jonah