The Record Crates United Mixtape Halloween 2022 Special

Halloween is when we honor the dead and the undead, so what better time than now to celebrate the eternal life of Roky Erickson, one of the truly immortal forces of rock and roll? For this year’s Halloween playlist, I have built an aural alter to pay homage to this inimitable spirit that assisted inContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape Halloween 2022 Special”

Thoughts on Roky Erickson (1947-2019)

To say Roky Erickson made an impact on my life is like saying breathing oxygen was important to my upbringing. The man and his band, the 13th Floor Elevators, not only opened the doors of my perception; they ripped it clean off of its hinges and set fire to its remains. After being exposed toContinue reading “Thoughts on Roky Erickson (1947-2019)”

Record Store Day Wrap Up

Hey folks, I hope you all had a good Record Store Day last week. I know I did even though it was the first RSD I spent at a different store in years and even though I didn’t get there first thing in the morning and missed a few records I had on my to-grabContinue reading “Record Store Day Wrap Up”