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October 12, 2020

Meet Michigander – October’s Artist Discovery

October’s Artist Discovery is Michigander, the pop singer/songwriter hailing from Kalamazoo, Michigan who has been earning attention from publications and artists worldwide in the last couple of years for his stadium-sized, anthemic songs. Signed copies of his new EP Where Do We Go From Here is available for members to add onto their box!

Learn about his musical influences, his dream collaboration, and more at the link below!

And learn more about Where Do We Go From Here at this link.

October 1, 2020

My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall II

Our September 2020 Record of the Month was the newest by My Morning Jacket, and the second half of their Waterfall project. The Waterfall II was offered to our members on blue swirl vinyl, exclusively pressed for Magnolia Record Club.

Learn more about the record at the link below!

September 16, 2020

Meet September’s Artist Discovery: Brent Cobb

We’re featuring country singer/songwriter Brent Cobb’s new album Keep ‘Em On They Toes on Patina Rust vinyl for our members to add onto their boxes, and we got to know him a little bit better today through a fun music-related Q&A!

Learn more below!

August 31, 2020

NEEDTOBREATHE – Out of Body

We offered our club members the newest record from South Carolina rock band NEEDTOBREATHE as our August 2020 Record of the Month on exclusive translucent tan vinyl.

Out of Body is the group’s seventh studio record. It’s a record that was made through reimagining their origins as a band, creating a “team atmosphere,” and the band “fell in love with [their] instruments again” during the writing and recording process. What results is a sweeping, rich record full of passionate performances and soulful songs, both stadium-sized and intimate.

Learn more below!

August 19, 2020

Meet August 2020’s Artist Discovery – Ruston Kelly

We’re so happy to be able to offer our members the new album by singer/songwriter Ruston Kelly – Shape & Destroy – on exclusive bone-white vinyl for our August Artist Discovery add-on. The album is centered around Kelly’s experience achieving and maintaining sobriety, and confronting the issues that first led him down the path of drug abuse.

Of the recording experience for this record, Kelly says “I wanted to take the intensity of whatever it took to get me here and leave that splattered all over the wall…rather than telling the band how or what to play, I translated that intention to them to get us all on the same page, and the songs came together exactly the way I needed them to.”

Read more about Kelly – including what he’s currently listening to, his influences, who his dream collaboration is, and more – below!

July 31, 2020

Kathleen Edwards – Total Freedom

Our July 2020 Record of the Month was Total Freedom, Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards’ newest album, and her first in eight years. Our members got this amazing record on exclusive silver vinyl!

Edwards enjoyed global success and inspired a whole generation of Americana artists before that was even a term. Could there be a Brandi Carlile or a Margo Price or a Jason Isbell without Kathleen Edwards? We’re not sure.

Learn more about Kathleen and Total Freedom below.

July 13, 2020

Meet July’s Artist Discovery – Courtney Marie Andrews

We’re so excited to offer our members signed copies of singer/songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews’ new album Old Flowers! The album is about heartbreak, loss, and knowing yourself at the end of a relationship once you find yourself alone. It’s beautiful and we can’t wait for you to hear it!

She kindly answered a few ‘get to know you’ questions for us about her favorite music, touring, and more – check it out below!

June 30, 2020

Punisher – Phoebe Bridgers

In June 2020 we offered our members an exclusive pressing of singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers’ new record Punisher. Bridgers’ lyricism and honest songwriting is second to none, and her ability to express complex emotions through her music is inspiring. We offered the debut LP of her project with Conor Oberst, Better Oblivion Community Center, through the club in 2019, and it’s so exciting for us to be able to offer more of her amazing music.

May 31, 2020

Rearrange Us – Mt. Joy

Our May 2020 Record of the Month was Mt. Joy’s new album ‘Rearrange Us’ on exclusive translucent neon yellow vinyl. Rearrange Us is a sonically rich and adventurous album that really shows the growth this band has experienced through their career thus far, with sophisticated arrangements and instrumentation, as well as their trademark honest songwriting and highly sing-able hooks. The album was produced by Tucker Martine, who has worked in the past with My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse, and more.

May 22, 2020

Meet May’s Artist Discovery: Little Comets

We’ve reissued UK rock band Little Comets’ album Life Is Elsewhere on exclusive blue vinyl for our members for our May Artist Discovery feature, and we wanted to know more about the members of the band!

Rob Coles kindly obliged and you can get to know him, his musical upbringing, favorite records, and more below!

April 30, 2020

April’s Record of the Month – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Our April record of the month was Nashville singer/songwriter and pillar in the Americana music community Jason Isbell and his new record with his band The 400 Unit, Reunions. Our members got it on exclusive green vinyl!

Read more about it below.

April 13, 2020

Meet Brian Dunne, April 2020’s Artist Discovery

Our April Artist Discovery pick is New York singer/songwriter Brian Dunne’s new album Selling Things on exclusive coke-bottle clear vinyl! It’s an amazing album and we can’t wait for you to hear it and add it to your collection! We asked him a few questions to get to know him a bit better.

Read his answers below!

April 1, 2020

Magnolia Presents: Rayland Baxter

Our March Record of the Month is an exclusive double-EP compilation of singer/songwriter Rayland Baxter’s music, never before released on vinyl. The ‘Soho’ EP contains stripped-down versions of tracks from his album Imaginary Man, and the second side contains ‘Thunder Demos,’ five unreleased tracks out on vinyl for the first time.

Learn more below.

March 26, 2020

The Benefits of Vinyl in the Age of Social Distancing

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it some insane changes to millions of people’s daily lives around the world. “Social Distancing,” the term of the moment, is keeping countless folks in their homes to help slow the virus down. With so many folks experiencing more idle time, we thought we’d run down a list of a couple of benefits vinyl presents during a period of extended solo time.

We’re always open to hear what you’re loving about your vinyl collection during this time! Let us know how you’re getting on by tagging us with #magnoliarecordclub on social media, and stay safe!

March 23, 2020

Meet March’s Artist Discovery: Futurebirds

Futurebirds have been a band for over a decade, and have been hitting the road hard their whole career, performing their Southern-rock style music all over the country for their ever-growing fan base. Their new album Teamwork is our Artist Discovery pick for March 2020, and we think all our members will love it! Plus, it comes on exclusive pink vinyl that you can’t get anywhere else!

We asked guitarist/singer Carter King a few questions to get to know him better and to get the scoop on some tour stories, his favorite music of the moment, and more – read on below!

March 1, 2020

Nathaniel Rateliff – And It’s Still Alright

Our February Record of the month is Night Sweats frontman Nathaniel Rateliff’s first solo album in nearly seven years And It’s Still Alright on exclusive white vinyl just for our members.

Born partially out of a failing relationship and partially out of grief from the loss of friend and collaborator Richard Swift, this album maintains the position that there’s always hope and a reason to keep going through hardships. We know you’ll love and be inspired by this album, we sure are.

Read more about it below.

February 27, 2020

Meet Tyson Motsenbocker

Our February Artist Discovery pick is singer/songwriter Tyson Motsenbocker and his awesome new album Someday I’ll Make It All Up To You, which our members can add onto their box on exclusive blue vinyl!

We asked him some questions about his musical upbringing, things he likes to have on the road with him, crazy tour stories, and more!

Read more below!

January 31, 2020

Half Moon Light

2020’s first Record of the Month was the incredible new album by folk-rock trio The Lone Bellow. Half Moon Light is a powerful, emotional piece that touches on love, loss, strength, struggle, and getting back that sense of wonder we all have as a child as we move through life.

Read more below!

January 17, 2020

Meet Devon Gilfillian

2020’s first Artist Discovery feature is the incredible R&B/soul singer/songwriter Devon Gilfillian, and his new album Black Hole Rainbow! He describes the album as being about going through darkness and coming out the other side, and we know you’re going to love it. Our members even get signed copies if they add it to their box!

We asked Devon some questions to get to know him and his musical background, influences, and more.

Read more below!

December 31, 2019

Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits

Our final record of the month for 2019 was an amazing compilation of singer-songwriters covering the work of legendary troubadour Tom Waits in honor of his 70th birthday. Hear artists such as Patty Griffin, Rosanne Cash, Aimee Mann, Corinne Bailey Rae, Phoebe Bridgers, and more put their own unique spin on the incredible work of this amazing songwriter.

Read more below!

December 10, 2019

Meet Bonny Light Horseman

We chose new folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman as our Artist Discovery pick for December, and we couldn’t be more excited! We fell in love with their beautiful music inspired by traditional folk tunes and we know you will too. If you’re a member of the club, you can add their album to your box along with an exclusive signed lyric card for just $20!

We asked a couple of the band members a few questions to get to know them. Read what they had to say by clicking below.

November 30, 2019

A Dualtone Christmas

Our November 2019 record of the month is a real holiday treat. Pressed on exclusive red vinyl just for the club, and the only physical manifestation of this compilation, A Dualtone Christmas takes a fantastic group of artists, past and present from the Dualtone roster, and gathers some holiday classics and new original songs just for our members to have in their collection.

Featuring The Lumineers, Amos Lee, The Lone Bellow, Drew & Ellie Holcomb, Mt. Joy, Wild Child, Delta Spirit, and more, this record will make anyone’s spirits merry and bright!

Read on below.

November 12, 2019

Meet The Brook & The Bluff

Our Artist Discovery pick for the month of November is Nashville band The Brook & The Bluff. Their new album First Place is available to our members on blue vinyl with an exclusive insert! We know you’ll love their catchy tunes, vocal harmonies, and honest songwriting.

We caught up with songwriter and lead singer Joseph Settine who answered a few questions for us to get to know him better! Read on below.

November 1, 2019

Wilco – Ode To Joy

The record of the month for October 2019 was indie rock band Wilco’s newest album Ode To Joy, the follow-up to their 2016 album Schmilco. The album encourages the listener to find what brings them joy and spread it to others, and to maintain that sense of positivity even when things get darkest.

We featured it on exclusive white vinyl for our members! Read more about it below.

October 16, 2019

Meet Leif Vollebekk

Our Artist Discovery pick for October is Montreal singer/songwriter Leif Vollebekk and his new album New Ways. We’re offering it to our members on exclusive grey vinyl for just $20 to add onto their box.

We asked Leif a few questions about his musical upbringing, stories from tour, and more!

Read more about him and his new record below.

September 30, 2019

The Lumineers – III

The Lumineers are one of the biggest bands in the world. Their new album III, which we featured on exclusive blue vinyl, is a concept album about the struggle of addiction and the toll it takes on a family throughout the generations. 

Read more about the album below.

September 5, 2019

Meet September’s Artist Discovery: Smooth Hound Smith

We’re featuring the foot-stomping, bluesy sounds of Smooth Hound Smith and their new album Dog in a Manger on exclusive copper swirl vinyl as our Artist Discovery pick this month. Their music is dynamic and a joy to listen to, and we encourage everyone to check them out and add their album to their box!

We asked them a few questions to get to know them better and to get some stories about their career, crazy road stories, and their musical upbringing. See what they said by clicking below!

September 1, 2019

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – Dragons

August 2019’s featured record was singer/songwriter and Magnolia Record Club/Moon River Music Festival founder Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors’ new album Dragons, pressed on exclusive black and white vinyl.

Read more below.

August 22, 2019

Meet August’s Artist Discovery: Wilder Woods

Wilder Woods is the debut solo project of NEEDTOBREATHE lead vocalist Bear Rinehart. Named after his two sons, the self-titled album and the project as a whole shows a new side to Rinehart – its soulful vocals, sophisticated lyrics, and catchy songs will take any listener in. We’re so excited to share this new music with our members.

We asked Rinehart a few questions to get to know him better. Learn about his favorite music, his biggest inspiration, and more below.

August 1, 2019

Penny & Sparrow – Finch

July’s ROTM was Finch, the new album by indie-folk duo Penny & Sparrow, pressed exclusively for our members on bright yellow vinyl!

Finch is a record of growth, of shifting perspectives as one gets older and experiences the world more. The duo, made up of Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke, ask big questions throughout the record about masculinity, divorce, religion, and more, while captivating listeners with their beautiful harmonies, delicate delivery, and masterful songwriting.

Read more below.

July 23, 2019

Meet July’s Artist Discovery: Angie McMahon

This month we’re introducing you to a new artist who has already made quite a splash in her native Australia, but who is starting to make waves here in the States: Melbourne singer/songwriter Angie McMahon.

Her debut album Salt is raw, and sometimes brutally honest as she sings about the trials and tribulations of womanhood, relationships, feeling stuck, and making your way through life. Her powerful voice will absolutely captivate you, both at its whisper-quiet and strong belting level.

We asked her a few questions to get to know her better!

Read more below.

July 12, 2019

How Are Records Made?

We are part of an amazing community who loves listening to music on vinyl, collecting it, sharing it, and more. We love all the colors it comes in, and all the different ways it can be made to be unique.

But here’s a question for you…do you know how it’s actually manufactured?

We’ll run down the process from start to finish – lacquers, plating, pressing, trimming, and more!

Test your knowledge, or learn something you didn’t know before about your favorite music format! 

Read more below.

July 1, 2019

Magnolia Record Club Presents: The Moon River Sessions

June’s ROTM features an amazing compilation of artists who performed at 2018’s Moon River Music Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee, pressed on exclusive blue and yellow splatter vinyl! The compilation recordings by Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, I’m With Her, Darlingside, Joseph, Judah and the Lion, The War and Treaty, Penny and Sparrow, CAAMP, Mandolin Orange, and Boy Named Banjo.

The Moon River Sessions were curated by Drew Holcomb and recorded by the Songbirds Foundation located in Chattanooga. The foundation provides educational programming and resources to emerging artists and kids in the area interested in learning about music, and a portion of the proceeds from these records benefit the foundation!

Click below to learn more!

June 1, 2019

The Head and The Heart – Living Mirage

Our May record of the month was The Head and The Heart’s newest album Living Mirage on exclusive white and clear swirl vinyl. Created partly in the Western US and intended to get back to the band’s creative roots, this is an incredibly catchy album that stretches the band’s sound in many new directions.

Click below to learn more!

May 21, 2019

Meet May’s Artist Discovery: Durand Jones & The Indications

Our Artist Discovery feature for May is R&B/soul band Durand Jones & The Indications, whose infectious energy and soulful live performances have been making audiences everywhere dance!

We asked lead vocalist Durand, guitarist Blake, and drummer Aaron from the band a few questions to try to get to know them better. Click below to learn more about them!

May 1, 2019

Judah & The Lion – Pep Talks

Our April 2019 Record of the Month was Judah & The Lion’s new album Pep Talks on exclusive red vinyl. Born out of family difficulties and personal tragedy, the band assembled an incredible album that moves forward through the painful moments of the present with palpable hope for the future.

Click below to learn more!

April 18, 2019

Meet April’s Artist Discovery: Birdtalker

Our Artist Discovery feature for April is Nashville band Birdtalker, a group started by Zack and Dani Green. They came to prominence with the song “Heavy” off of their debut album ONE, and members of the club can get a signed copy of the album added onto their box for just $20!

We asked the band a few questions to try to get to know them better. Click below to learn more!

April 1, 2019

By Blood – Shovels and Rope

March’s ROTM was the latest album from South Carolina rock duo Shovels & Rope, By Blood, pressed on exclusive blue vinyl!

By Blood is a collection of songs that tell tales of vulnerability and humanity sung through gritty, raw, powerful voices. Click below to learn more!

March 1, 2019

Better Oblivion Community Center

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst’s collaborative project Better Oblivion Community Center’s debut self-titled album was February’s record of the month, offered to members on exclusive yellow vinyl.

Click below to learn more!

February 11, 2019

Meet February’s Artist Discovery: The Wild Reeds

Meet The Wild Reeds, the Los Angeles band helmed by three powerful voices and songwriters: Sharon Silva, Mackenzie Howe, and Kinsey Lee. Their strong three-part harmonies, catchy hooks, and thoughtful songwriting have earned them a devoted fan following and support from outlets like NPR Music, Billboard, and more. Bassist Nick Phakpiseth and drummer Nick Jones round out the band, and their new album Cheers is sure to get you hooked on their music.

We asked The Wild Reeds a few questions to get to know them better – take a peek at what they had to say!

February 1, 2019

Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life

Maggie Rogers’ debut album, “Heard It In A Past Life,” was our first featured ROTM in the new year!

Featuring a letter from curator Brandi Carlile, this record was pressed on exclusive blue vinyl for our subscribers.

January 14, 2019

Magnolia Record Club’s 2018 Exclusive Collection

2018 was a big year, full of incredible releases from some of our favorite artists. We had the pleasure of featuring 12 albums last year, all pressed on exclusive vinyl you can only find from our club. Did you miss a record? Learn more about the features and maybe even find a few left in our store!

January 11, 2019

Meet January’s Artist Discovery: Sean McConnell

A following now hundreds of thousands deep has turned to this man for musical exploration for almost 20 years. Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Brothers Osborne, and more have all recorded his songs. Now as a performer, he packs listening rooms and quiets unruly bar crowds.

We had the pleasure of asking Sean a few questions. Read on to see what he had to say!

January 1, 2019

Magnolia Record Club Presents: Wild Child

This month’s ROTM was another special collaboration— with Austin, Texas band, Wild Child.  𝑴𝒂𝒈𝒏𝒐𝒍𝒊𝒂 𝑹𝒆𝒄𝒐𝒓𝒅 𝑪𝒍𝒖𝒃 𝑷𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒔: 𝑾𝒊𝒍𝒅 𝑪𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒅 is an exclusive compilation record that features songs from the band’s studio albums 𝐏𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐤, 𝐅𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬, and 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬, as well as several tracks never before released on vinyl. See the full tracklist below!

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