• Journal Archive

Luxley's 'Chromatics' — On Life with Chromesthesia

We sat down to chat with Luxley, a New Orleans musician and bartender, about his new album, Chromatics, and how it's been influenced by living with chromesthesiain which heard sounds automatically and involuntarily evoke an experience of color.

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New: DNO River Shirt

This is the first item in our new DNO River collection. It's a celebration and homage to our powerful mother river by artist Anna Koeferl.

Limited edition on an organic cotton shirt with water-based ink, available in teal and orchid.

Shop the shirt and listen to the playlist!
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Playlist: Carnival International

As Mardi Gras approaches, we've compiled a playlist inspired by global tradition and international street gatherings – with songs from Brazil, Haiti, Colombia, Trinidad, and New Orleans.

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Saints Vintage + NOLA Grown Pop-Up

Come by this weekend and gear up for the game — we've got a limited collection of Saints vintage on hand at DNO Garden District.

We'll also be hosting a NOLA Grown Pop-Up at DNO Downtown on Saturday from 3-7.

 

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Where Y'acht Playlist + Weekend Happenings

With the help of Eric Rogers of Where Y'acht, we've compiled a mix of warmer jams for these colder days — listen within.

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Connecting the Dots — Simple Play's New Gig

Simply Play Presents is in transition. 

We sat down with the guys at Barrel Proof for an afternoon chat. It was cloudy, but the air was crisp — another one of those early winter days where the temperature wasn’t really anything at all.

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Weekend Notes + A Christmas Mixtape

Merry Christmas, New Orleans.

Some Announcements:
-- We will open early at 10AM on Saturday and Sunday at both DNO Garden District and DNO Downtown.
-- We will also offer a free tote with purchases over $10 (in-store only) and free shipping on online purchases over $50.

    And in celebration of the holiday season, we put together a playlist with zero Christmas songs — instead, it's a regional mixtape that'll make you feel right at home. Enjoy the sounds of Ernie K Doe, Clifton Chenier, and other Louisiana icons.

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    Weekend Jams • Mannie Fresh – Best of the Best

    We were inspired to reach deep into the catalog of New Orleans legend Mannie Fresh.

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    Come On By — New Magazines In-Store

    Stop by any day of the week to check out the newest releases of our special selection of various publications — we're always on the look out for new publications that share a familiar aesthetic. 

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    Long Weekend — Playlist by DNO Records

    DNO Records put together a nice mix of sunny weekend jams.

    Listen with us here.

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    Cayla Mattea Zeek — Illustrating Louisiana Love

    You may have seen Cayla's postcards in our shop — her work under the moniker Mattea's Hand. Playful, true, and pretty, her work is a favorite of ours. Cayla spoke with us about her work and how Louisiana has influenced it, through and through.

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    Our First DNO Records Shirt

    Our third and most recently opened store, DNO Records (1113 Saint Mary St), is a record shop and conceptual label that seeks to build a platform for the creation and dissemination of new ideas, graphics, and projects. Follow us, stay in touch, and see more at DNOrecords.com.

    Our first shirt for DNO Records is the longsleeve DJ Dog shirt in black, melon, orchid, and teal.

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    Current Releases from Community Records

    DNO Records is now a proud home to a large and expanding collection of Community Records releases.



    Photography by Michael Tucker
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    AF THE NAYSAYER: Bike Check

    We recently caught up with AF THE NAYSAYER to check out his newest fully-customized bike.

     

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