May 26th at Bread Stretchers: Stick People, Hollywood Horses, Master Bastard, Little Death


Hey-o! Here is a show happening here (or next door to here at Bread Stretchers) at the end of May. This one is happening on Sunday, May 26th. We welcome the return of Stick People from Taylorville, who had a great show that was streaming live on the radio for Record Store Day earlier this month. This time Stick People are bringing in a big touring act and that is Hollywood Horses from Birmingham, Alabama! Stream one of their songs on the player below. We also have a couple more local acts taking the Bread Stretcher stage for the first time. This includes hard rock grunge group Master Bastard. And opening things up is the alternative / indie-rock group The Little Death.

That’s the show! This starts at 7:00 pm and admission is $5. Check out a facebook event for this one right here. Also be sure to check out our Bread Stretchers shows page for a look at what else we’ve got coming up these next few months.

New Arrivals This Week At Dumb Records


It’s Tuesday, here is another new arrivals post! Our new store is still getting plenty of records and CDs in every day. We are even building up a new dollar disco section (wow). And there is plenty happening lined up next door to us at “Bread Stretchers” in the coming months, so we’ll be open a tad bit later on nights there are events in addition to our usual 10am to 8pm every day. Summer is quickly approaching downtown which means things are happening! Let’s take a look at when the store is open this week and then dive into what’s new:

Tuesday (today): 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday (show): 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Thursday (show): 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday (play in the streets): 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

New LPs
Marbin – More Is More
The Mountain Goats – In League With Dragons
Nina Simone – The Hits
The Smiths – Meat Is Murder
The Velvet Underground & Nico – The Velvet Underground & Nico

Used LPs
Andy Gibb – Shadow Dancing
Barry Manilow – If I Should Love Again
Cactus – One Way… Or Another
Chicago – Chicago’s Greatest Hits
D’Angelo – Voodoo DJ Soul Essentials
Dirtbag – Here We Go
Donald Fagen – The Nightfly
Dr Strut – Struttin’
English Beat – Special Beat Service
The English Beat – Wha’ppen?
Falco – Einzelhalf
George Faber & Stronghold – George Faber & Stronghold
Grand Funk – E Pluribus Funk
J.J. Johnson / Kai Winding – Trombone For Two
Jefferson Airplane – Crown of Creation
Jethro Tull – Stand Up
Jethro Tull – Thick As A Brick
John Klemmer – Finesse
The Jets – The Jets
Kansas – Masque
K-Tel Record – Rainbow: The Soft Sounds of Today’s Rock
Lil’ Kim – The Jump Off
Mac Davic – All The Love In The World
Memphis Bleek – Coming Of Age
Neil Diamond – Gold
Queen Latifah – Order In The Court
The Seekers – The Best of The Seekers
Simon & Garfunkel – Sounds of Silence
Stephen Stills – Stills
Taj Mahal – Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home
Underworld – The Front
Up With People – Encore!
Willie Nelson – The Sound In Your Mind

12” Singles
24K – Skully
Big Lew / Popeye Reds – How We Do
Carrie – I Gotta Keep Dancin’
Chic – Your Love
Da Brat – Ghetto Love / Sittin’ On Top Of The World
Heatwave – Ain’t No Half Steppin’
Lil Mac and DJ Trick – What Ya Pumpin’?
Melky Sedeck – Attraction / Raw
Men At Large – Love, Struggle, and Process
Missy Elliott – Album Sampler
MPress – Maybe
Mystikal – Oochie Pop
Mystikal – Bouncin’ Back
Mos Def – Jam On It
Now On – Eye Level DJ Essentials
Pink / William Orbit – Feel Good Time
Supa’s Jamboree – Supa

New CDs
The Alan Parsons Project – Pyramid
The Alan Parsons Project – I Robot
The Allman Brothers Band – Brothers and Sisters
Arlo Guthrie – The Best of Arlo Guthrie
Billy Joel – Greatest Hits Volume III
Billy Joel – 2000 Years: The Millennium Concert
Blues Traveler – Blues Traveler
Blues Traveler – Travelers
Dinah Washington – The Millennium Collection
Dinah Washington – Finest Hour
Eddie Money – No Control
Eddie Money – Right Here
Electric Light Orchestra – Balance of Power
Electric Light Orchestra – Time
Ella Fitzgerald – Ella Swings Gently With Nelson
Ella Fitzgerald – Rhythm Is My Business
Etta Jones – Doin’ What She Does Best
George Thorogood & The Destroyers – Extended Versions
George Thorogood & The Destroyers – Ride ’Til I Die
Jimi Hendrix – Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues
John Cougar – John Cougar
John Cougar – Nothin’ Matters And What If It Did
Journey – Captured
Journey – Infinity
Kid Rock – The History of Rock
The Killers – Hot Fuss
Kittie – Paperdoll EP
Knapsack – Silver Sweepstakes
Lily Frost – Lunamarium
Loreena McKennitt – The Book of Secrets
Luscious Jackson – Electric Honey
Lush – Ciao! Best of Lush
Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West
Moe. – Warts & All Volume Two
Mr. Mister – Welcome To The Real World
Steve Perry – For The Love of Strange Medicine
REO Speedwagon – You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can’t Tuna Fish
REO Speedwagon – A Decade of Rock And Roll
Ric Ocasek – Fireball Zone
Rod Stewart – The Great American Songbook
Rod Stewart – The Rock Album
Rosalyn Tureck – Goldberg Variations

Sunday, May 19th: Bread Stretchers Open Mic Night


We are gearing up for our next open mic night at the new Bread Stretchers, and this is going to be a good one. Just look at that flier. For this open mic we are keeping our same format, just that we are closing off the second half of the night more to be claimed by anyone showing up the day of wanting to perform. Looks like we’ve got a pretty full schedule already at this point! If you are interested in performing any of these slots, post in the facebook event or email us at

9:15 – 10:00 – (blocked off for now)
9:00 – open
8:45 – Vertrell Yates
8:30 – Bernie Flesch
8:15 – (open)
8:00 – Jacob Fox
7:45 – Nathan Bradley
7:30 – Vincent Sgro
7:15 – Dan Liplock
7:00 – Gary & The Omnichords

There you have it, kicking off at 7:00 pm with Gary & The Omnichords. And heck, this is free. Once again find a facebook event for all of this right here. And also check out our Bread Stretchers shows page for a look at what else is coming up there in the future.

Tonight at Bread Stretchers: Science Man, Dendrons, Schedule One, Evan Mitchell


Good morning everyone on this beautiful day! We were a little late on opening our store up just now admittedly probably because Marbin rocked / jazz fushion’d so hard in here least night that we’ve been trying to recoup. We better get back on track quick because we’ve got another one lined up at Bread Stretchers tonight featuring two touring acts this time around!! One coming from upstate New York – “Science Man” which features members of Dumb Fest 6 band Radiation Risks. Also on tour (but not touring together) is a newer group from Chicago called Dendrons. They just have one song up online, which you can find streaming on the player below. We are lucky to have support from the psychedelic noise project “Schedule One” and also the one man band “Lord Mitchell“, both of which will be playing at Bread Stretchers Gourmet Sub Shop for the first time in their entire lives.

This show starts at 7:00 pm tonight and admission this time is $6. Check out a facebook event for this one right here. Also be sure to check out our shows page for a good look at what else is coming up at Bread Stretchers in the near future.

May 17th at Bread Stretchers: Epsom, Starter Jackets, Kenyon DeShasier


May is starting to shape up to be a pretty good month for shows lined up at recently rejuvenated Springfield all ages venue Bread Stretchers! There’s a nice three band local show happening there on Friday, May 17th for us to fill you in on today! For this one we have the return of Epsom – the weirdo rock group featuring a number of Springfield scene veterans that have been rocking it for a good number of years. They are back for the first time this year with a brand new lineup. Starter Jackets is another local group that we don’t see too often of. They say they are playing their only local gig of the year for this one?? We don’t know if we believe that, but either way let’s not miss out on this rare Starter Jackets show. The first act on the bill is full band Kenyon DeShasier, the local pop / indie song writing machine.

This show starts at 7:00 pm and admission is $5. Check out a facebook event for this one right here. Also be sure to check out our Bread Stretchers shows page on our site to see everything coming up at the space! Good luck!

Tonight at Bread Stretchers: Marbin, Ben Delaurentis


Tonight we’re not exactly sure what we are in for – it might be a big one over at the recently reunited legendary Springfield sub shop venue Bread Stretchers right next door to us. If any of you remember the jazz fushion group Marbin that came through Black Sheep last year and blew us all away, they will be returning tonight! Check out their Wikipedia page right here to learn more about the group, which features two brothers from Israel (pictured above) who are now based out of Chicago. This time they will be touring with a solo musician who is opening up the show and that is Ben Delaurentis from Virginia. Check out some of Marbin’s music on the player below.

This one starts at 7:00 pm. If you got a ticket in advance we will likely have your name on a list at the door, if not, it’s $15 admission. Find a facebook event here. Also check out our shows page for what else is coming up at Bread Stretchers which is located near 4th and Monroe or 4th and a halfth streets downtown or something like that.

Demons on Wheels: “The Well Worn Tale”


Here’s your dose of new Springfield music for the day! Today we are brining you a brand new album by local garage punk recording project “Demons on Wheels“. If you are unfamiliar, Demons on Wheels is the recording project of Mark Schwartz also of End Times Trio, Forest Saints, and Tin Ghost. Out of all of those projects as far as we know End Times Trio is the only one that performs live. Just recently Mark dropped his third album under the name Demons on Wheels, entitled The Well Worn Tale. You can check out all sixteen tracks of that streaming on the player below, or also head over to the Demons on Wheels bandcamp page to pay to download the album right here.

We’ve added this release to our Springfield album archive page where we are trying to stay up to date on everything that has been coming out so far this year! Check it out!