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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!