Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Sweet Sweet Music

It's been a while since I've done a narrative posting so I thought I was about due. We're getting excited for the party coming up on Friday. We got a new $5 Crate full of some sweet sweet vinyl.

I've really been loving the Mayer Hawthorne Record and bought multiple copies of his heart shaped 7". I checked with the label today and it seems like they're already sold out. Another online store is selling it for $40!! I'm glad I got my copies before they sold out :)

Admittedly, Justin is the vinyl collector but I get to throw my opinion into the mix every once in a while. He asked me to make a list of some current artists that I wanted to add to the sale bins. So I added The Bamboos, The Apples, Budos Band, El Michels Affair and Nicole Willis, among others. I've been really loving them all lately, especially the Bamboos with Alice Russell. I encourage everyone to check them out!!

And on the indie rock tip, we are super excited because The Features are coming to Portland November 15th!! Justin knows these guys personally and used to play in a band that was on their same label. He introduced them to me a few years ago and they're SO FUN!!! They will be at the Doug Fir playing with the Whigs.

If you are in Portland come on out to the party on Friday and get a taste of some of our sweet sweet sounds.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Next Party Friday October 2nd!!

Wax Broker Riot; Vinyl Sale & Party
Friday, October 2, 2009
7:00PM Records Go on Sale / 8:00PM Party

It's a Beautiful Pizza
3342 SE Belmont Ave
Portland, OR 97214

Hope to see you there!!

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Big Dig Seattle Pics

The Space Needle from the Venue

Early in the Day

Dan from Jump Jump, DJ Nealie Neal and us representing Portland

Erik and Justin looking really happy :)

Reid's favorite find of the day

Justin and DJ Nealie Neal

View from the Front Door

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Big Dig Seattle

This Saturday we're heading up to the beautiful city of Seattle for the Big Dig Record Show. Justin met the organizer, Christian, at the Night Owl Record Show last spring. They have kept in touch and Christian asked us to come up and sell records at his show. According to our friend Eric, we have to bring our "A" game to the show. Apparently there are going to be some high rollers in the vinyl world attending.

We're just excited for the opportunity to meet more people and spread the word about the Hall of Records.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Belmont St. Fair Pics

We had such a good time yesterday! We met TONS of new people and sold a bunch of awesome vinyl. Thank you so much to all who came out!!!

All packed up and ready to go

Setting up

Heather & Dave

Alli's Card Display

Our favorite street!


Posting up!

Nothing like a little grass between your toes

Love the stilts

Cutest lemonade pusher I've ever seen

Bike Art a la Tim Burton

Friday, September 11, 2009

Our First Signage

We just finished making our first piece of signage for the Belmont Street Fair tomorrow. Justin's aunt Marie is a photographer here in town and she had a record-centric photo shoot for us. The picture is her in a hat (very much like the kinds of hats Justin wears) inspecting the vinyl. We were hoping to have our logo done in time for tomorrow, but that hasn't happened so this will do. And it looks good anyway.

We are really looking forward to tomorrow. Our friends Heather and Alli will both be participating in the fair as well.

And it turns out that KBOO triple booked guests this Sunday night so Justin's going to wait until next Sunday to be a guest. That way he should have the whole show to himself.

See ya on the street!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

KBOO & a big weekend!

This Sunday Justin is going to be representing Hall of Records on Astral Traveling on KBOO. The show runs 6:30 - 8:00PM Sunday Nights on 90.7FM Portland.

That means he's DJing at the Zilla Sake House Friday, selling records at the Belmont Street Fair all day Saturday and then he'll be on the radio on Sunday. Big weekend!

Monday, September 7, 2009

Zilla Sake House

Our good friend Edgar is the manager at the Zilla Sake House on Alberta. We have come to frequent the place a lot and Edgar asked Justin to DJ on Friday night. Edgar also happens to run a radio show on KBOO Sunday nights and asked Justin to come on as a guest this weekend. I'll do another post soon about the KBOO show. But if you're around on Friday night come on out to the Sake House! This man knows his sake and is not afraid to show you!

(photo borrowed with love from Yelp)

Friday, September 4, 2009

Belmont Street Fair Booth Assignment

The Belmont Street Fair is next weekend! We just got the map of where our booth will be. We'll be the very first booth on the right as you come up Belmont from Downtown, next to the stage. We are pumped (!) and hoping that the bands will be good since we're there all day :)

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Jade Lounge Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night we're going back to the Jade Lounge for Justin and Dameian's bi-weekly Gems and Giants.

Jade Lounge
SE 24th & SE Ankeny
1st & 3rd Thursdays