Staff Picks: April 2021
At Victrola, we are committed to bringing lifelong music memories into every home. Our employees are passionate about music, and believe music defines our moments, pressing them into our subconscious. The warm, imperfectly perfect needle on a record transports us to those places in our individual and collective history, with a nostalgia more powerful than simple recollection.
We've curated those music memories for you, featuring a few of our employees every month. Stop by and get to know us, and perhaps take our recommendations for a spin. We're certain you'll find some music memories to share with us.
This was one of my first CDs and as a middle schooler, we used to drive through ‘wide open spaces’ blaring this so loud in my mom’s car – fun summer memories with the windows down.
Contains our first dance song at our wedding!
Don Inmon, Creative
A favorite on many lists, but this was an Indiana boy that went to school with the cousins so I paid attention. Sweet Child O' Mine is amazing, Paradise City, Welcome to the Jungle, Mr. Brownstone…so many hits and such an original record that defined hairband rock.
If you ask me, Ryan Adams is the greatest singer/songwriter of the past 20 years, and he continues to hone his craft. I came late to the game, but caught up quickly as every album made me want to hear more. He writes complete albums and usually strikes a chord that sticks with me. The album Prisoner is perfection, I can’t go without listening to it at least 3-4 times a month.
Gwen Mayers, Commercial Operations
This was my “go to” road trip album of 93’ and listened to it on repeat in the car driving to my weekend ski trips.
Love this album with its Punk/ hip-hop / Classic Rock vibe. I and was lucky enough to see them perform live with Chris Cornell at Jones Beach Theatre in 2008,
Alfonso Minopoli, Operations