The Drop!

Vinyl Subscription

 2 new release 45s per month, curated for you & Dropped at your door! For lovers of Soul, Funk, & Global Grooves. Only $25 a month!

1. Sign Up

2. Two New Release 45's Curated For You

3. Shipped Straight To Your Door

4. You Get To Enjoy

Meet the curator behind The Drop

When a pair of turntables showed up in the living room of a 15 year old Studebaker Hawk, a future of lugging heavy crates of vinyl, cleaning dusty 45s, and giving up all available wall space to record shelving, came into focus. The eclectic record collection that teenage Hawk had built in his youth became tools for his early DJ sets, but the hunt for new and exciting rhythms had just begun. Endless hours digging in record shops, thrift stores, and flea markets, lead to buying record collections and before Hawk finished his college degree, he’d already been selling vinyl records full time. A decade later he was one of the largest online sellers in the US, on During that decade, Hawk cut his teeth gigging constantly around the North Eastern US and on the airwaves of WMUA. At the radio station he met two DJs who would become his brothers in the creation of the record label Peace & Rhythm, putting out contemporary Latin, African, and Caribbean music. After leaving the station, Hawk used international DJ tours as the catalyst for record digging through 5 continents, periodically returning home to organize his vinyl convention, the Northampton Record Fair, and keep up his online store, shipping records all around the world.


Discogs feature on Studebaker Hawk & The Drop

Studebaker Hawk on Collecting, Spinning, and Dropping Records

Discogs: What is your favorite record store and why?

Studebaker Hawk: I’m going to shine a spotlight on two shops. Probably my favorite store in the U.S. just recently closed its doors. Every trip to Richmond, Virginia, I looked forward to... Read more here


What is The Drop?

2 new release 45s per month, curated for you & Dropped at your door! For lovers of Soul, Funk, & Global Grooves. Only $25 a month!

When do you ship?

Shipping happens no later than the 10th of the month

When is the cut off date to subscribe for next month's Drop?

To subscribe for next month's Drop, subscription can be made until the 25th of each month.

How long does my Drop take to arrive?

After your Drop ships we will send a tracking number to keep an eye on what day to expect it. We at The Drop are proud supporters of the US Postal Service. USPS lists delivery of domestic shipments as 1 week to 10 days after shipping, though this is only an estimate and can be sooner or later. International packages are harder to estimate delivery times.

Do you send outside of the US?

Yes we ship to every country on the globe. Subscribe here.

Can I gift a subscription?

The Drop makes a great gift! When checking out, make sure to put the address of the gift's recipient.

Can my band or label's 45 be a part of The Drop?

We would love to hear your music and find out if it's right for The Drop. If you have a 7" release planned, email us at and we'll check it out.

How do I end my subscription?

To cancel your subscription send an email to requesting to cancel your subscription. If you have been billed before the 25th of the month, you will receive the upcoming Drop. We've been happy to supply you with funky 45s and you're invited back when the time is right for you!

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