#33 — The Record Store Day 2017 Pre - Show!

Happy early Record Store Day! On this episode, Al…

Happy early Record Store Day! On this episode, Alan and Matt discuss some of the RSD releases they've seen in their 2017 shipment, as well as notable releases from the past (with a nod to Craig Manning's wonderful retrospective at Modern Vinyl). The featured beer is a New Glarus Raspberry Tart Framboise Ale.

#32 S03E08 — Baroque Pop, Avery Raja, Pet Sounds

On this episode, Alan and Matt are joined by Lee …

On this episode, Alan and Matt are joined by Lee to talk about the wide array of artists that fall under the moniker of "baroque pop" while enjoying a hoppy "Raja" DIPA from Avery Brewing. Album: Beach Boys - Pet Sounds Beer: Avery Brewing - Raja

#31 S03E07 — Dad Rock, Jacks Abbby Fire In The Ham, Wildflowers

Alan and Matt dive into the slightly ridiculous "…

Alan and Matt dive into the slightly ridiculous "dad rock" genre while enjoying the adventurous Jack's Abby "Fire in the Ham" smoked lager.

#30 S03E06 — Blue-Eyed Soul, Founders Frootwood, Dusty In Memphis

Join Matt and Alan as they discuss who and what e…

Join Matt and Alan as they discuss who and what exactly is considered "Blue-Eyed Soul" while drinking a barrel aged Founders Frootwood ale. Album: Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis Beer: Founders Frootwood

#29 S03E05 — Afro - Cuban, Mango Magnifico, Buena Vista Social Club

It's unseasonably warm outside, so what better ti…

It's unseasonably warm outside, so what better time to jump into an Afro-Cuban classic paired with a fiery fruit beer? Matt and Alan discuss the Afro-Cuban genre while drinking a habanero infused Founders Mango Magnifico con Calor. Album: Buena Vista Social Club (1997) Beer: Founders Mango Magnifico con Calor

#28 S03E04 — British Blues, Unicornicopia, Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton

On today's episode we discuss the short lived yet…

On today's episode we discuss the short lived yet highly influential genre of "British Blues" by way of John Mayall and Eric Clapton with Blues Breakers. We've paired it with one of our strangest beers yet, an IPA aged in gin barrels. Album: Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton Beer: Wiseacre Brewing - Unicornicopia (2016)

#27 S03E03 — Avant-garde Jazz, Sumi Ink Stout, John Coltrane

On this episode, we dive deep into the world of "…

On this episode, we dive deep into the world of "avant-garde jazz" and circle around the many artists inspired by John Coltrane's masterpiece "A Love Supreme." Our beer is a strong but not too heavy Imperial Stout from Grimm Ales called "Sumi Ink." Album: John Coltrane - A Love Supreme (1965) Beer: Grimm Ales - Sumi Ink Imperial Stout

#26 S03E02 — Alt-Country, Pennyrile Pale Ale, Lucinda Williams

On this episode, we're digging into the murky wat…

On this episode, we're digging into the murky waters of what is and isn't Alt-Country with the 1998 Lucinda Williams release "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road." To keep the Southern vibe, we'll be drinking a seasonal release from Kentucky's own West Sixth Brewing called "Pennyrile Pale Ale." Album: Lucinda Williams — Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Beer: West Sixth Brewing "Pennyrile Pale Ale"

#25: S03E01 — 2 Tone/Hopslam

This season, The Vinyl Crawl is focusing on the b…

This season, The Vinyl Crawl is focusing on the best albums in niche genres. On the first episode, we dive into the ska subgenre "2 Tone" with The English Beat's first album "I Just Can't Stop It." We're going back to weekly episodes, so be sure to stick around for the rest of the season! Album: The English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It Beer: Bell's Hopslam Ale

#24: Best of 2016/Evil Twin "Maple Jesus"

It's time to chat about our favorite beers and re…

It's time to chat about our favorite beers and records of 2016! On this episode, Matt and Alan share an Evil Twin "Maple Jesus" and reflect on season 2 of The Vinyl Crawl as well as some of our favorite beers we've had outside of the podcast.