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Holy Grail Hunting – Very Extremely Dangerous

Holy Grail Hunting – Very Extremely Dangerous

One of the most enjoyable experiences of the first three months of Driver 8 Records is having people in the store and hearing them get really excited about a particular record they find. Usually that excitement is directed at whoever they walked in with, sometimes it...

Johnny Cash Sounds Best In The Dark

Johnny Cash Sounds Best In The Dark

In February of 2003 I packed up my Honda Accord with whatever possessions I had left and moved from Ft. Collins back to Georgia. I had graduated from CSU a year and a half before, spent my share of time in a couple of restaurant kitchens and believed that I would have...

Please God Forgive Me For This Brash Delivery

Please God Forgive Me For This Brash Delivery

Last week one of our regular sold us a couple of records and one of them was Jay-Z’s masterpiece, The Black Album. It wasn’t until this morning that I was able to put the record on the turntable in the store and listen to an album that I have heard hundreds of times....

Who is Vic Chesnutt

Who is Vic Chesnutt

I like the odd ones, the off-beat artists that make music only they could make. Vic Chesnutt is certainly one of those artists that has created a musical world all his own. If you are familiar with Vic’s music perhaps it is because of the company that he has kept....

What’s Going On With All That Jazz

What’s Going On With All That Jazz

A few folks in the store have asked me what kind of records I have been really excited about recently. It is one of those questions where I can’t help but shrug my shoulders a little bit, as if to say that I like almost everything in the store. But the answer I’ve...

New Music, Long-Time Fan: John Moreland

New Music, Long-Time Fan: John Moreland

My history with John Moreland and his music goes way back. His latest album Birds In The Ceiling arrived into the world last Friday and I am excited to stock it, play it in the store, and hopefully introduce more folks to one of the finest songwriters working today....

Opening Day

Opening Day

We opened our doors for the first time on Saturday July 9th, 2022. It is a day I will never forget. Friends and strangers walked into this little place that I dreamed up and found music that they love, who could ask for anything more. But the first story I want to...