54 episodes

The Darkside Records Podcast is a monthly podcast recorded at Darkside Records, an independent record store located in Poughkeepsie, NY. The podcast is a roundtable discussion of music, vinyl records, the music industry, and whatever else hosted Justin Johnson, JB and Roberto and features interviews and conversations with store staff, bands, industry professionals, and more.

Darkside Records, located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike (Rt 44) in Poughkeepsie, NY is an independent music retailer and CIMS member with the Hudson Valley's largest selection of new & used Vinyl, CDs, Cassettes, Turntables and more!

More information here: http://www.darksiderecords.com

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    • 4.7, 13 Ratings

The Darkside Records Podcast is a monthly podcast recorded at Darkside Records, an independent record store located in Poughkeepsie, NY. The podcast is a roundtable discussion of music, vinyl records, the music industry, and whatever else hosted Justin Johnson, JB and Roberto and features interviews and conversations with store staff, bands, industry professionals, and more.

Darkside Records, located at 611 Dutchess Turnpike (Rt 44) in Poughkeepsie, NY is an independent music retailer and CIMS member with the Hudson Valley's largest selection of new & used Vinyl, CDs, Cassettes, Turntables and more!

More information here: http://www.darksiderecords.com

    Episode 54: Record Store Day Update

    Episode 54: Record Store Day Update

    Our store is back open to the public (mask required) so JB and JJ are back recording in-store, talking about the upcoming Record Store Day Drops starting August 29! We talk our RSD plans and exclusive releases; plus 7th grade literature, JNCOs vs Lee Pipes, footwear, Mill House Brewery Beer, frozen yogurt, coronavirus, the army reserves, dole whips, darkside daily deal and more. Recorded July 30, 2020.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 53: The Darkside Timeline (Crew Quarantine Reunion)

    Episode 53: The Darkside Timeline (Crew Quarantine Reunion)

    Our second socially-distant episode, where we reunite the Darkside Staff together for the first time via a zoom chat to catch up, talk what music we’re listening to, what we’re watching, plus austin powers, music on vinyl, dinobites, haircuts, community, coronavirus, virtual graduations, nascar, John Oliver, rescheduled concerts, harry potter, nick cave, beers, cake boss and more. Recorded May 22, 2020. 
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    • 54 min
    Episode 52: Vinyl Nation

    Episode 52: Vinyl Nation

    Our first socially-distant episode, we discuss what’s been going on at the store in response to Covid-19, plus we sit down with Chris Boone and Kevin Smokler and talk their “Vinyl Nation” documentary, which you can view online exclusively April 18-19 via a digital screening your local independent record store. We also discuss recipes, fast food, JB’s butt bruise, coronavirus, gloryholes and more. Recorded at Apr 15, 2020. 
    Get a digital ticket to Vinyl Nation: https://bit.ly/ds-vinylnation 
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 51: The #RSD20 List with Poughkeepsie Grind / Interview with Magic Giant

    Episode 51: The #RSD20 List with Poughkeepsie Grind / Interview with Magic Giant

    This episode we do a deep dive into the #rsd20 list of exclusive titles coming out June 20th at independent record stores for Record Store Day, with special Guest Pat McGuire of The Poughkeepsie Grind. See the list here! We sample beers from Mill House & Equilibrium Breweries and also discuss ASMR, JB’s butt bruise, coffee, coronavirus, skateboarding, waffleoff, Billie Eilish, soundtracks, SNL, airports, cassettes, record store memories, grand theft auto, more. Recorded at Mar 9, 2020 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY. Then we present our interview with Magic Giant and play their new single ‘Disaster Party’!
     
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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Episode 50: Direct Shots Fired

    Episode 50: Direct Shots Fired

    50th EPISODE!! This episode we talk about JJ’s recent interview in Rolling Stone about Directshot and the distribution crisis affecting independent record stores and the vinyl world today. Read the article here: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/cd-vinyl-distribution-crisis-950327/ We also discuss JB’s roller derby injury, local beers from Mill House Brewery, airplane reclining, joe’s apartment, amazon, billie eilish, preorders and more. Recorded at Feb 25, 2020 at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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    • 52 min
    Episode 49: 2019 Statistics and 9th Anniversary

    Episode 49: 2019 Statistics and 9th Anniversary

    This episode we celebrate our 9th anniversary as a store (join us 1/18 for the party!) and do a deep dive into 2019 best seller statistics at Darkside (see complete lists on our website), music sales statistics industry-wide, answer listener questions, talk 2019 memories and discuss dental health, the beatles, casey casem, record store day, M Night Shyamalan, and more. Recorded live at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie, NY.    
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    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

BiceIsNice ,

The Real Thing

JB and crew are “The Real Thing”. 5 stars

strokesluver ,

Hilarious group!!

Love when they have Dena!

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Yes.

Just..... yes. This is good stuff. Fun. Music. Good.

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