At Blind Tiger Record Club, all of our curated vinyl is separated into "Styles". Styles is a combination of traditional retail genres and radio formats. B.T.R.C. announces the next month's club selections on the 26th of each month. Members choose one of the four styles and will receive albums from that specific style each month. Members can switch styles at any time throughout their subscription.
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This style consists of music genres that include Folk, Americana, Country, Bluegrass, Alternative Country, Alternative Folk, and Contemporary Singer Songwriter.
Radio formats would be Americana and Folk radio (NPR) with some Triple A and Country.
It includes artist like Chris Stapelton, Jason Isbell, John Prine, Phoebe Bridgers, Margo Price, Robert Plant, Lucinda Williams, Tom Waits, Brandi Carlile, Bob Dylan, and Alison Krauss.
Rock & Alternative
This style has the music genres that include American Rock, Adult Oriented Rock (AOR), Roots Rock, Country Rock, Southern Rock, Heartland Rock, Punk Rock, New Wave, Hard Rock, Metal, Nu Metal, Progressive Rock, Garage Rock, Post Punk, Jam Bands, Rockabilly, Pop Rock, Soft Rock, Power Pop, Singer Songwriter Rock, Adult Alternative (Triple A), Alternative Rock (Alt-Rock), Brit Pop, Post Grunge, Noise Pop, Grunge, Indie Rock, Shoegazing, and Emo.
Radio formats would be Mainstream Rock, Active Rock, Adult Oriented Rock (AOR), Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR), Adult Alternative (Triple A), Alternative, and Modern Rock.
It includes artist like Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Drivin N Cryin, Metallica, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Clash, Foo Fighters, Jack White, Stone Temple Pilots, U2, Mammoth WVH, Korn, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, Green Day, Twenty One Pilots, The Record Company, Kings of Leon, Father John Misty, Lord Huron, Anderson East, Dashboard Confessional, The Wombats, Lorde, The Pixies, Black Eyed Keys, The Strumbellas, The Avett Brothers, Imagine Dragons, Lumineers, Counting Crows, The Wallflowers, Manchester Orchestra, Mumford & Sons, Weezer, and Cage The Elephant.
Jazz Soul & Blues
This style consists of the music genres Traditional Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Latin Jazz, Ragtime, Fusion, Dixieland, Big Band, Crooners, Lounge, Swing, Bop, Standards, Vocal Jazz, R&B, Funk, Motown, Neo-soul, Soul, Disco, Hip Hop Soul, Nu Jazz, Soul Blues, Reggae, Classic Blues, Acoustic Blues, Delta Blues, Spirituals, Gospel Blues, and Boogie Woogie.
Radio formats include Urban, Soul, R&B and Jazz. Crossover to Adult Alternative (Triple A) and Americana and formats like NPR
It includes artists like Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Durand Jones & The Indications, Booker T & The MGs, Fantastic Negrito, Black Pumas, Leon Bridges, Khruangbin, Otis Redding, John Coltrane, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Billie Holiday, Ben Harper, Fugees, Marvin Gaye, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Howlin Wolf, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Bill Withers, Marcus King, Nina Simone, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Khalid, Monophonics, Curtis Harding, Morcheeba, D'Angelo, War & Treaty, and A Tribe Called Quest.
This Style can be broken into two catagories that we call "Classics". The first consists of albums considered "Classic Rock", specifically, albums released between the mid 1960's through 1989. The second includes albums released during the 1990's and the first decade of the 2000's. Generally, these releases would be anniversary or "first time on vinyl" editions while the Classic Rock titles are generally special edition reissues. It primarily consist of rock and metal bands, but other sub genres have been mixed in as well including Grunge, New Wave, Punk, Post Punk, Southern Rock, American Rock, Heartland Rock, and a few other styles from Rock and Alternative.
Radio formats include Classic Rock, Alum Oriented Rock (AOR), Classic Alternative, and other adult hits radio formats like Jack fm!
It includes artist like Kansas, The Ramones, Led Zepplin, Big Star, Yes, Collective Soul, Styx, The Who, Guns N' Roses, Def Leppard, Rolling Stones, Van Halen, The Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, The Cars, Alice Cooper, Foreigner, The Black Crowes, Steve Miller Band, Cheap Trick, Whitesnake, ZZ Top, The Velvet Underground, David Bowie, Night Ranger, Elton John, Eddie Money, CCR, AC/DC, Boston, The Clash, Elliot Smith, Warren Zevon, Train, The Beach Boys, and the Beatles.