"Since opening in 2013, Exploded Records – occupying a side room at JuiceLand's 45th and Duval location – has been a hot spot for psychedelic beat music, experimental EDM, and underground hip-hop."

-Austin Chronicle // April 15, 2016

“A lot of people come in and [Local Artists are] what they want to see,” Brown said. “They love to support local stuff — Austin as a city in general loves local stuff. And also it’s great for local labels to feel like they have a place here.”

-The Daily Texan // July 21, 2015


"So if you want that new Radiohead album on vinyl, but don't feel like exposing yourself to the light of day to get it, just hit up Exploded Records and they'll deliver it to your door for just one American dollar. "


"Expect exhaustive discographies from labels like Stones Throw, Warp and Brainfeeder, as well plenty of soulful sample material. Don’t forget to check out the latest releases from the extended Exploded Drawing crew, which includes some of the city’s most up-and-coming producers."

-TimeOut (Austin) // May 26, 2016


This record shop, which carries one of the most carefully curated collections of local music and late-’90s souled-out hip-hop, is actually located in a small alcove inside a JuiceLand on Duval Street.

-The Red Bulletin // October 2014


"Not only is it proximal to fruit juice, which is a force of objective good on this corrupt earth, but it also boasts an extremely diverse collection of both used and new records, tapes and CDs."

-On Vinyl Music // February 8, 2016