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LEW LOVES VOL 2: THE CLASH

You know their name and their songs. Thanks to Netflix’s Stranger Things you might even be a new fan. Either way, one fact remains: The Clash are singular and inimitable.

LEW LOVES VOL.1: THE WEEKND

theweeknd

Welcome to the first edition of Lew Loves! I’m Lewis, the resident Gramovox music aficionado. Every Friday I’ll pick a record from my library and talk about why I love it so. First up, The Weeknd.

The Sound Vol 10: Wake Up!

Wake Up

Start your morning on the right foot with this playlist designed to keep you moving from the time you wake up to the time you're out the door. We think you've found your new alarm.

An Interview with Curtis Godino

 

An Interview with Curtis Godino
We spoke with Curtis Godino, the New York artist behind two huge liquid-filled record designs. Hit the jump to read the full interview and learn more about plugging LPs full of Xenomorph blood.

The Sound VOL. 9: Summer Chill


Welcome to Summer Chill! Start your summer off with a gentle sway and a tap of the foot. Boogie into the sun with a relaxing blend of tracks that wouldn't be out of place at your favorite rooftop bar or beach side boombox. Play this loud.

The Weekend Deck 6/17/16

Welcome to The Weekend Deck! The Weekend Deck is your weekly round up of fresh music released during the week. For our installment for the week ending June 17th, we've got some cool tunes for you.

The Weekend Deck 6/10/16

The Weekend Deck
Welcome to The Weekend Deck! The Weekend Deck is your weekly round up of fresh music released during the week. For our inaugural installment we've got some cool tunes for you.

Find Us on YouTube

Gramovox YouTube | The Warriors
The Gramovox YouTube channel is about to blow up, expand, and stretch the outer limits of its digital seams. You are invited!

Jack's Picks Vol. 11: Top 15 Albums

Jack's Picks Vol. 11
  Volume 11 is hefty collection of vinyl selections from my record cabinet. Skip through a few genres, and sample a few tracks for yourself after the break.

Jack's Pick's Vol. 10

Jack's Picks Vol. 10
Our vinyl picks are back in action with Jack's Picks Volume Ten, an assortment of slightly new but mostly sort of old music released after the year 2000.

Jack's Picks Vol. 9

Jack's Picks Vol. 9

 

This week's picks are not for the faint of heart. These psychedelic selections are a bit adventurous, but you might just like what you hear. Check them out after the break.

The Sound Vol. 8: Metal Asylum

The Sound Vol. 8: Metal Asylum

 

Horns up. Our playlist series gets heavy with metal selections hand-picked by Radio Valencia's DJ Jody.

Jack's Picks Vol. 8

Jack's Picks Vol. 8

Our mid-April picks are a proclamation of fire and ice, the ultimate culmination of Nintendo soundtracks and battle axes. Check out this week's selections after the break.

Record Store Day Floating Record Giveaway

Gramovox Record Store Day

 Gramovox is giving away two Floating Record vertical turntables for Record Store Day! Read on for more details. 

Floating Record Audio Demo: Keeps | Brief Spirit

Floating Record Audio Demo: Keeps | Brief Spirit

 

We're giving Keeps new album Brieif Spirit a spin on the Floating Record. Check out "Translucent Girl" and learn more about the album after the break!

Jack's Pick's Vol. 7

Jack's Picks Vol. 7

This week's picks are all about the 1960s and 1970s, an AM radio mish-mash of lovely tunes and overlooked artists from a bygone era. Hit the jump and check out this week's selections.

Jack's Picks Vol. 6

Jack's Picks Vol. 6 
This week's picks are all over the board. Video game soundtracks, indie new wave, and a classic live album. Hit the jump and check 'em out!

 

Jack's Picks Vol. 5

Jack's Picks Vol. 5

 

We're particularly excited about this week's picks—we've added musical embeds so you can sample our selections yourself! Hit the jump and check out what we're listening to after the break.

Jack's Picks Vol. 4

Jack's Picks Vol. 4

This week's picks are all about classic soundtracks and American standards. Hit the jump and check out what we're listening to after the break.

The Sound Vol. 7: You Got Lucky

The Sound Vol. 7: You Got Lucky

Our March playlist is all about hearts, stars, and horseshoes (clovers and balloons). Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with The Sound Vol. 7: You Got Lucky.

Wine & Vinyl x Gramovox


Wine & Vinyl x Gramovox

Take a peek at our collaboration with Chicago's best vinyl listening party, Wine & Vinyl. New music, hand-made coasters, disco balls, and where to find the next one after the break.

An Interview with Robert Koester: Owner of Delmark Records

An Interview with Robert Koester

 

We sat down with Robert Koester, owner of Delmark Records and the Jazz Record Mart, to talk Chicago Jazz and Blues history. Check out our short video after the break!

Jack's Picks. Vol. 3


Jack's Picks Vol. 3 

This week's picks are all funk and a little soul. Put on your dancing shoes and check out what we're listening to after the break.

The Sound Vol. 6: Lovers and Loners II

Lovers and Loners II Our playlist series is back in full force with Volume 6: Lovers and Loners II. Our newest Valentine's playlist is a musical expedition through the cosmos, a journey through time and space itself. It bridges genres of love and loss, romance and lonerism.

Jack's Picks Vol. 2

Jack's Picks Vol. 2

Last week we introduced our new music and record recommendations series. We're back at it again with a few new picks in volume 2. Check out what records we're listening to after the break.

Jack's Picks Vol. 1

We're going to talk music and record recommendations every week, right here on the blog. Dip your toes into the conversation with volume 1, and check out what records we're listening to after the break.

Gramovox + Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

Last weekend, we had the chance to hang out at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters in their beautiful, brand new Logan Square store.

Floating Record Audio Demo: Tame Impala


 We demoed Tame Impala's new album, Currents, on the Floating Record. This video features actual audio from our vertical turntable—showing that psych-rock and ambient bass really shine on the unit's built-in speakers. 

A Weekend Out in the Sun


This weekend we demoed our new turntable at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL. Our booth was nestled in the center of Union Park, where we were spinning tunes, handing out stickers, and giving folks a chance to try out our new vertical format.

Gramovox at Pitchfork Music Festival


We're heading to Pitchfork Music Festival! This will be our first year attending the three-day event, which is held annually in Chicago's Union Park. Our booth is located near the CHIRP Record fair, where you can hear our new product, the Floating Record Vertical Turntable.

Introducing the Floating Record Vertical Turntable

This morning we launched a new product: a record player. But not just any record player—ours plays vertically. 

We're Launching Something New

 

You're going to like this one. Coming 06.23.15.

Capture Nostalgia: Win a Bluetooth Gramophone

 

We're giving away a Bluetooth Gramophone! Join our Capture Nostalgia contest and win a Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone by submitting an original photo of your favorite design from the past.

The Sound Vol. 5: Fresh Cuts

 

The sun is shining and the Spring weather is upon us. Life is finally breaking free from what was a pretty fierce winter. We're back on our bikes, happily walking to work, and casually strolling amidst the Loop's high rises and sunny blue skies.

 

Gramovox Now in the AT&T Flagship Store

 

We are honored to be represented at AT&T's Flagship store in Chicago as they celebrate 139 years of innovation.

Gramovox's Record Store Day Picks

 

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 18th, and I guess you could say we are all pretty excited. There's a number of limited, new, and exceptional re-releases making their way to record stores this weekend, though we've outlined just a few that we're individually looking forward to.

Gramovox at Lake FX Chicago 2015 Summit



This week the city of Chicago will host the inaugural Lake FX Summit + Expo, presented by Google.

Strand Design: Making in Chicago


Strand Design is a design studio founded and operated by Ted and Sharon Burdett. Started in 2009, the firm specializes in crafting products from sustainably sourced and locally manufactured materials.

Billie at 100: Remembering Lady Day


Today marks the 100th anniversary of musical legend Billie Holiday. Her impassioned voice, innovative singing techniques, and inimitable expression made an irrefutable impact on American jazz, and her timeless songs are as poignant today as they were when she recorded them.

FEW: A Spirited Jolt to Prohibition


Formerly home to the vehement Temperance Movement of the 1900s, Evanston now serves as the headquarters of FEW Spirits, a remarkable distillery founded by Paul Hletko in 2008.

KOVAL: Chicago's Pioneering Distillery


 KOVAL, created by the husband-and-wife team of Robert and Sonat Birnecker, was the first distillery opened in the city of Chicago since the Prohibition era.

The Sound Vol. 4: Une Petite Fête


Every party needs the right aural ambiance, so for this month’s installment of The Sound we’ve curated a festive playlist that’s meant to be enjoyed with a cocktail in hand.

Parce Rum: Bringing Colombian Warmth to Chicago

Here at Gramovox, we believe great music is amplified when accompanied by an exquisite drink. To celebrate this sublime pairing, we’re launching Mixology Month with help from an impressive newcomer on the spirits scene: Parce Rum.

Find Us on YouTube

Gramovox YouTube | The Warriors
The Gramovox YouTube channel is about to blow up, expand, and stretch the outer limits of its digital seams. You are invited!

Record Store Day Floating Record Giveaway

Gramovox Record Store Day

 Gramovox is giving away two Floating Record vertical turntables for Record Store Day! Read on for more details. 

Wine & Vinyl x Gramovox


Wine & Vinyl x Gramovox

Take a peek at our collaboration with Chicago's best vinyl listening party, Wine & Vinyl. New music, hand-made coasters, disco balls, and where to find the next one after the break.

Gramovox + Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

Last weekend, we had the chance to hang out at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters in their beautiful, brand new Logan Square store.

A Weekend Out in the Sun


This weekend we demoed our new turntable at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL. Our booth was nestled in the center of Union Park, where we were spinning tunes, handing out stickers, and giving folks a chance to try out our new vertical format.

Gramovox at Pitchfork Music Festival


We're heading to Pitchfork Music Festival! This will be our first year attending the three-day event, which is held annually in Chicago's Union Park. Our booth is located near the CHIRP Record fair, where you can hear our new product, the Floating Record Vertical Turntable.

Introducing the Floating Record Vertical Turntable

This morning we launched a new product: a record player. But not just any record player—ours plays vertically. 

We're Launching Something New

 

You're going to like this one. Coming 06.23.15.

Capture Nostalgia: Win a Bluetooth Gramophone

 

We're giving away a Bluetooth Gramophone! Join our Capture Nostalgia contest and win a Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone by submitting an original photo of your favorite design from the past.

Gramovox Now in the AT&T Flagship Store

 

We are honored to be represented at AT&T's Flagship store in Chicago as they celebrate 139 years of innovation.

Gramovox at Lake FX Chicago 2015 Summit



This week the city of Chicago will host the inaugural Lake FX Summit + Expo, presented by Google.

Show Us Your Space Finalists


We’re pleased to announce the results of our Show Us Your Space contest. We’d like to thank everyone who submitted a photograph of their Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone, and we were quite impressed with the entries we received.

Show Us Your Space And Win!


How do you savor the Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone’s classic yet modern aesthetic? Show us by participating in our Show Us Your Space contest.

Mixology Month


We’re excited to announce a new concept for The Reverb: each month, the Gramovox team will select a theme to explore on our blog, bringing you original stories and curated playlists to enhance your audiophile lifestyle.

LEW LOVES VOL 2: THE CLASH

You know their name and their songs. Thanks to Netflix’s Stranger Things you might even be a new fan. Either way, one fact remains: The Clash are singular and inimitable.

LEW LOVES VOL.1: THE WEEKND

theweeknd

Welcome to the first edition of Lew Loves! I’m Lewis, the resident Gramovox music aficionado. Every Friday I’ll pick a record from my library and talk about why I love it so. First up, The Weeknd.

The Sound Vol 10: Wake Up!

Wake Up

Start your morning on the right foot with this playlist designed to keep you moving from the time you wake up to the time you're out the door. We think you've found your new alarm.

An Interview with Curtis Godino

 

An Interview with Curtis Godino
We spoke with Curtis Godino, the New York artist behind two huge liquid-filled record designs. Hit the jump to read the full interview and learn more about plugging LPs full of Xenomorph blood.

The Sound VOL. 9: Summer Chill


Welcome to Summer Chill! Start your summer off with a gentle sway and a tap of the foot. Boogie into the sun with a relaxing blend of tracks that wouldn't be out of place at your favorite rooftop bar or beach side boombox. Play this loud.

The Weekend Deck 6/17/16

Welcome to The Weekend Deck! The Weekend Deck is your weekly round up of fresh music released during the week. For our installment for the week ending June 17th, we've got some cool tunes for you.

Floating Record Audio Demo: Tame Impala


 We demoed Tame Impala's new album, Currents, on the Floating Record. This video features actual audio from our vertical turntable—showing that psych-rock and ambient bass really shine on the unit's built-in speakers. 

A Weekend Out in the Sun


This weekend we demoed our new turntable at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL. Our booth was nestled in the center of Union Park, where we were spinning tunes, handing out stickers, and giving folks a chance to try out our new vertical format.

Gramovox at Pitchfork Music Festival


We're heading to Pitchfork Music Festival! This will be our first year attending the three-day event, which is held annually in Chicago's Union Park. Our booth is located near the CHIRP Record fair, where you can hear our new product, the Floating Record Vertical Turntable.

Introducing the Floating Record Vertical Turntable

This morning we launched a new product: a record player. But not just any record player—ours plays vertically. 

We're Launching Something New

 

You're going to like this one. Coming 06.23.15.

Gramovox's Record Store Day Picks

 

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 18th, and I guess you could say we are all pretty excited. There's a number of limited, new, and exceptional re-releases making their way to record stores this weekend, though we've outlined just a few that we're individually looking forward to.

Strand Design: Making in Chicago


Strand Design is a design studio founded and operated by Ted and Sharon Burdett. Started in 2009, the firm specializes in crafting products from sustainably sourced and locally manufactured materials.

Billie at 100: Remembering Lady Day


Today marks the 100th anniversary of musical legend Billie Holiday. Her impassioned voice, innovative singing techniques, and inimitable expression made an irrefutable impact on American jazz, and her timeless songs are as poignant today as they were when she recorded them.

Behind the Bar: Dominican Mule


Inspired by a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, I’ve decided to close out our Mixology Month staff cocktail series with a remixed Moscow Mule recipe.

FEW: A Spirited Jolt to Prohibition


Formerly home to the vehement Temperance Movement of the 1900s, Evanston now serves as the headquarters of FEW Spirits, a remarkable distillery founded by Paul Hletko in 2008.

Behind the Bar: The Double Barrel


As a fan of timeless style, I appreciate classic sports cars, good design, and a strong cocktail—my favorite being the Old Fashioned. For this installment of our Behind the Bar series, I’m sharing a variation of this classic drink that I call the Double Barrel.

KOVAL: Chicago's Pioneering Distillery


 KOVAL, created by the husband-and-wife team of Robert and Sonat Birnecker, was the first distillery opened in the city of Chicago since the Prohibition era.

Behind the Bar: The Ruby Sandal


Welcome to the second installment of Behind the Bar, our staff series for Mixology Month. I’m Marissa, Community Manager here at Gramovox, and I’d like to share my recipe for a refreshing spritzer that I call the Ruby Sandal.

Behind the Bar: Botanica Rara


To show our readers how we’re celebrating Mixology Month at Gramovox, members of our team will be sharing some of our favorite cocktail recipes throughout March.

Parce Rum: Bringing Colombian Warmth to Chicago

Here at Gramovox, we believe great music is amplified when accompanied by an exquisite drink. To celebrate this sublime pairing, we’re launching Mixology Month with help from an impressive newcomer on the spirits scene: Parce Rum.

The Sound Vol 10: Wake Up!

Wake Up

Start your morning on the right foot with this playlist designed to keep you moving from the time you wake up to the time you're out the door. We think you've found your new alarm.

The Sound VOL. 9: Summer Chill


Welcome to Summer Chill! Start your summer off with a gentle sway and a tap of the foot. Boogie into the sun with a relaxing blend of tracks that wouldn't be out of place at your favorite rooftop bar or beach side boombox. Play this loud.

The Weekend Deck 6/17/16

Welcome to The Weekend Deck! The Weekend Deck is your weekly round up of fresh music released during the week. For our installment for the week ending June 17th, we've got some cool tunes for you.

The Weekend Deck 6/10/16

The Weekend Deck
Welcome to The Weekend Deck! The Weekend Deck is your weekly round up of fresh music released during the week. For our inaugural installment we've got some cool tunes for you.

Find Us on YouTube

Gramovox YouTube | The Warriors
The Gramovox YouTube channel is about to blow up, expand, and stretch the outer limits of its digital seams. You are invited!

The Sound Vol. 8: Metal Asylum

The Sound Vol. 8: Metal Asylum

 

Horns up. Our playlist series gets heavy with metal selections hand-picked by Radio Valencia's DJ Jody.

The Sound Vol. 7: You Got Lucky

The Sound Vol. 7: You Got Lucky

Our March playlist is all about hearts, stars, and horseshoes (clovers and balloons). Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with The Sound Vol. 7: You Got Lucky.

The Sound Vol. 6: Lovers and Loners II

Lovers and Loners II Our playlist series is back in full force with Volume 6: Lovers and Loners II. Our newest Valentine's playlist is a musical expedition through the cosmos, a journey through time and space itself. It bridges genres of love and loss, romance and lonerism.

The Sound Vol. 5: Fresh Cuts

 

The sun is shining and the Spring weather is upon us. Life is finally breaking free from what was a pretty fierce winter. We're back on our bikes, happily walking to work, and casually strolling amidst the Loop's high rises and sunny blue skies.

 

The Sound Vol. 4: Une Petite Fête


Every party needs the right aural ambiance, so for this month’s installment of The Sound we’ve curated a festive playlist that’s meant to be enjoyed with a cocktail in hand.