2015 Black Friday Record Store Day Top 5

In honor of one of my favorite movies, High Fidelity, I’m doing my top 5 vinyl releases for 2015 Black Friday Record Store Day. What’s funny is that every year Recordstoreday.com puts out the list of limited edition records that … Continue reading

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Vintage audiophile stereo receivers, record players & speakers for sale

      CULTURE SHOCK has an amazing inventory of High Quality Vintage Stereo Receivers, Record Players and Speakers for Audiophiles to those new to listening to vinyl.  A few of the highly desirable brands and models that are built … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Rockford, Illinois Event Celebrates VINYL & Indie Business

Calling all music lovers from the midwest. This Saturday, travelers and locals will shop Rockford’s expansive selection of independent local stores for the 2nd Annual Rockford Record Crawl 2015 scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Organizers … Continue reading

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Rusted Root Meet and Greet at Culture Shock Jan 7th

HUGE HUGE NEWS! Rusted Root is coming to ROCKFORD on JANUARY 7TH. Kryptonite is bringing them to Veteran’s Memorial Hall with a couple of our LOCAL favorites, Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts and Taboo Blah Blah, BUT WAIT! It gets BETTER! Rusted Root … Continue reading

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Exclusive After Hours Show at Culture Shock 10/16 @ 7pm

Join us at Culture Shock for an exclusive after-hours show at Culture Shock on Thursday, October 16th at 7pm. Free to attend, and All Ages! Featuring: 7:00 PM Captain Wails and the Harpoons (Similar Music style of Social Distortion, The Living … Continue reading

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Record Store Day April 19 2014 – JUICY DETAILS!!!

  RECORD STORE DAY 2014 At Culture Shock Records 2239 Charles Street • Rockford IL Remember, Record Store Day is about coming out to your LOCAL record store and showing them you’re happy they exist. No matter what you find … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014 at Culture Shock – By Betsy Lopez Wagner

Thank you Betsy Lopez-Wagner for writing this article about us: Rare musical finds and special releases are the ultimate prize for Independent record store fans who wait outside record stores, sometimes for hours, on Record Store Day. At Culture Shock Clothing & … Continue reading

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Culture Shock Has MOVED!

Last weekend, October 11th and 12th, 2013 Culture Shock Records and Clothing MOVED and EXPANDED right across the street! We have the same store hours as before, but only in a waaaay cooler location. Our hours are 10-7 Monday – … Continue reading

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Culture Shock is MOVING Across the Street!

(Photo: Ryan Davis Photography) The rumors are TRUE! We are moving across the street in October 2013. Here is an awesome article by Melissa Westphal the Rockford Register Star that will tell you more! [Article] We are moving our Rockford … Continue reading

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Culture Shock Record Store Day Documentaries!

We are blessed with talented friends like David Dawson. David Dawson is a very talented and YOUNG Rockford IL/Midwest short-film maker, director and editor. He has done many short creative films for us over the years which you can see … Continue reading

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