Secret Stash Records has emerged as a leading crate-digging boutique label during the past few years, and now the Minneapolis-based group of music lovers is expanding. While many of their releases have grasped a funky side of underrepresented sounds, the team's musical interests go far beyond just the stuff found on City Pages' Best Local Music Compilation of 2013, Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Lost Grooves From Minneapolis/St. Paul 1964-1979.
Hence, welcome to Reserve Records, Secret Stash's new imprint. And the announcement comes with Reserve's first release, departed country legend George Jones's 1957 debut album, Grand Ole Opry's New Star. He may sing "You can't keep a finger in two different pies" on the foot-tapping "You Gotta Be My Baby," but this new avenue makes right sense for Secret Stash.More »