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Record Store Day at Amoeba SF: The Most Vinyltastic Day of All

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, April 19, 2014 05:52pm | Post a Comment

Record Store Day is still raging at Amoeba San Francisco until we close the doors tonight at 8pm, but the early hours were a magical time for hardcore record collectors and record store enthusiasts. We captured some of that magic in our epic video below. Also scroll down to see some photos of the the biggest and best Record Store Day yet, full of amazing DJs, deals, and the best customers in the world.
 



Thank you to all of our Record Store Day DJs:

Joel Gion
Bobby 
Primo
Andy Cabic of Vetiver
Jeff Boom Bostic
Russell Quan
Blood Sister

And thank you, record collectors everywhere...

Joanna Newsom and the Magical Tour of 2004

Posted by Kelly S. Osato, March 21, 2014 04:20pm | Post a Comment
Joanna Newsom with Kevin Barker, Old Ironsides, Sacramento CA, July 10, 2004. Photo by Alissa Anderson. The Family Jams 2004 tour documentary devandra banhart vetiver new album 2014 harp freak folk nevada city california
Joanna Newsom with Kevin Barker at Old Ironsides, Sacramento CA, July 10, 2004. Photo by Alissa Anderson.

Once upon a time, or nearly ten years ago, a couple of bands combined their like-minded pursuit of music, travel, and kindred jamming and took to the road for what would later be known as the "Magical Tour of Two Thousand and Four" or The Family Jams, as revealed in Kevin Barker's tour documentary of the same name. Perhaps a more accurate description of the happening would be to say that it was an extended jaunt comprised of artists caught in Devendra Banhart's orbit at the time -- an Earthbound constellation of celestial talents that, for better or for worse, birthed the term Freak Folk. Though the documentary captures intimate performances and would-be private moments of many hearts and artists, the camera focuses mainly on Banhart, Vetiver, and Joanna Newsom.

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Noise Pop Record Collective Vinyl Parties Continue to Rock SF & Oakland in July

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 27, 2012 12:13pm | Post a Comment
Because we know that you can't get enough vinyl, Noise Pop and Amoeba Music continue the biweekly Noise Pop Record Collective
vinyl party Noise Pop Record Collective in July! Fans are invited to bring their own record for the carefully selected celebrity host DJs to play over the course of the evening. When you come, just check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll be all set to party. 

July's series starts in San Francisco on July 10th at Churchill with Andy Cabic of Vetiver, and on July 24th at The Night Light in Oakland with Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy, Modest Mouse) and Van Pierszalowski (Waters, Port O'Brien)!

Be sure to RSVP for 7/10 HERE and for 7/24 HERE, and get an exclusive Record Collective coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!

Noise Pop Record Collective Vinyl Party continues in Emeryville w/ Zach Rogue & Pat Spurgeon of Rogue Wave, 6/26.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 13, 2012 08:10pm | Post a Comment
After the huge success of the first the Noise Pop Record Collective vinyl party in San Francisco Noise Pop Record Collectivewith Andy Cabic of Vetiver as DJ, Noise Pop and Amoeba Music are excited to announce the East Bay debut on June 26th at Prizefighter in Emeryville, with hosts Zach Rogue and Pat Spurgeon of Rogue Wave! The fun starts at 6pm and this is a 21+ party only.
 
Vinyl fiends and their friends are invited to bring a new or used record and Zach Rogue and Pat Spurgeon will play them over the course of the evening. When you come, check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll receive a free Trumer beer!

Be sure to RSVP HERE and get an exclusive Record Collective coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!

Check out the fun from the SF party on June 12th with Andy Cabic:

Andy Cabic Vetiver

Playlist:
01. Superfly, Curtis Mayfield - Pusher Man - Scott Crane
02. Culture Beat - Key To Your Heart - Joey Pangilinan
03. Dengue Fever - Sui Bong - Jason Fordley
04. Jamie XX & Gil Scott Heron - I'll Take Care of You - Chad Heimann
05. Youth Lagoon - Ghost To Me - Gregory Hill
06. Robert Palmer - Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley - Travis
07. Scientist - Morning Glory - Travis
08. Flying Lotus - 1983 - 1983 - Haley Smith
09. Aretha Franklin - Baby, I Love You - Chad Heimann
10. The XX - Islands - Gregory Hill
11. St. Vincent - Northern Lights - Gregory Hill
12. Craft Spells - Gallery - Haley Smith
13. Harry Nilsson - Jump Into The Fire - Brooks
14. PAPA - I Am The Lion King - Kat
15. Tanlines - Real Life - Katie Carroll
16. Pattie Page - Tennessee waltz - Bailey Greenwood
17. King Khan & The Shrines - I Want To Be A Girl - Marissa Bobkowski
18. St. Vincent - Cruel - Gregory Hill
19. Jai Paul - BTSTU - Chad Heimann
20. Thee Oh Sees - Carrion Crawler - Emily Starubel
21. The Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #3 - Kara
22. Junior Senior - Move Your Feet - Robo

Noise Pop Record Collective Vinyl Party! In SF w/ Andy Cabic of Vetiver, 6/12. Emeryville w/ Zach Rogue & Pat Spurgeon of Rogue Wave, 6/26.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, May 31, 2012 10:18am | Post a Comment
Noise Pop Record Collective

Noise Pop and Amoeba Music are excited to announce our new biweekly vinyl party, the Noise Pop Record Collective. Welcoming music and vinyl lovers of all ages, fans are invited to bring a record to be played at each Record Collective event. Our carefully selected cast of host DJs will collect and assemble all of these records each night, and play them over the course of the evening. 

The series starts at Bloodhound in San Franciso's SOMA on June 12th with Andy Cabic of Vetiver,and on June 26th at Prizefighter in Emeryville with Zach Rogue and Pat Spurgeon of Rogue Wave.There will be drink specials and chicken and waffle sandwiches from the Soul Groove crew.

Be sure to RSVP HERE and get an exclusive Record Collective coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!

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