2015: The Year That Was

2015 was a pretty momentous year for Seasick Records. We're constantly blown away by the love we get from not only Birmingham, but from shoppers around the country. Bearing that in mind, we want to continue serving all of your music needs while becoming one of The Magic City's best hangs -- and in 2016 we're gonna have more events, more bands, more surprises, and more fun. 

So stay tuned... And thanks for supporting Birmingham's neighborhood record store. 

Here are Seasick's favorite moments / records of 2105:

Seasick's Top Happenings of 2015:
Moving to the Crestwood location
Newman's Classic Cuts joins the Seasick family
Andrew W.K. signing
T. Hardy Morris in-store
Donating 700+ canned food items to the Firehouse Shelter
Good People Black Vinyl Ale on Record Store Day
Simpsons/Star Wars art shows
\\GT//'s album release party
Selling an ICP 7" to Damian from Fucked Up
An in-store performance from Australia's  Kit Convict & Thee Terrible Two
A visit from the Third Man Rolling Record Store

Seasick's Top Sellers of 2015
1. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
2. Leon Bridges - Coming Home
3. St. Paul and the Broken Bones - Half The City
4. Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free
5. Tame Impala - Currents
6. \\GT// - Beats Misplaced
7. Banditos - S/T
8. Ryan Adams - 1989
9. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
10. Surgill Siimpson - Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Dan's Picks (in no particular order):
Fuzz - II
T. Hardy Morris - Drownin' On A Mountaintop
Andrew Bryant - This Is The Life
JEFF The Brotherhood - Wasted On The Dream
Kamasi Washington - The Epic
Sheer Mag - II
Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love
Ty Segall - Manipulator
Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free
\\GT// - Beats Misplaced

Jim's Picks (in no particular order):
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly
Protomartyr - The Agent Intellect
D'angelo - Black Messiah
Deerhunter - Fading Frontier
\\GT// - Beats Misplaced
Earthly - Days
Destroyer - Poison Season
Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
Llarks - Atavistic Heart
Wilco - Star Wars
Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali
Chemical Brothers - Born In The Echoes
Alex Chilton / Alan Vega / Ben Vaughn - Cubist Blues (reissue)
Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Rush To Relax (2013) 

Patrick's Picks: 
1. We Lost The Sea - Departure Songs
2. Kamasi Washington - The Epic
3. Las Rosas - Flower In The Sun + Ms.  America
4. T. Hardy Morris - Drownin On A Mountaintop
5. \\GT// - Beats Misplaced
6. Junkie XL - Mad Max Fury Road OST
7. Disasterpiece - It Follows OST
8. Coliseum- Anxiety's Kiss
9. Kutiman - Space Cassava
10. John Carpenter - Lost Themes

Kevin's Picks: 
Kowloon Walled City - Grievances
Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
Ghostface Killah / badbadnotgood - Sour Soul
The Deslondes - s/t
New Order - Music Complete
My Disco - Severe
Yautja - Songs of Lament

A.P.'s Picks: 
Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
Kamasi Washington - The Epic
The Internet - Ego Death
Oddisee - The Good Fight
Ghostface Killah / Badbadnotgood - Sour Soul
Fuzz - Fuzz II
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly

Matt's Picks:
10. Reissues - Unwound, Sigur Ros, Planes Mistaken for Stars
9. Deaf Heaven - New Bermuda
8. Torche - Restarter
7. Beach Slang - The Things We Do to Find People Like Us
6. Radioactivity - Silent Kill
5. Iron Chic/ Low Culture - Split 7"
4. Napalm Death - Apex Predator-Easy Meat
3. Unfun - Waterboarding
2. Taylor Swift/ Ryan Adams - 1989
1. The first five Van Halen LPs 

Daniel Drinkard