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"Dominique Grimaud is a hidden treasure of France's psych, free rock, electronic & jazz improv scenes. As a founding member of the legendary psych/Krautrock inspired French act Camizole (1970-1978) to his equally celebrated no wave/new wave duo Video-Aventures (1978-) ...
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"The sweetheart duo of Dan Bejar (Destroyer, Swan Lake, New Pornographers) & Sydney Vermont (visual artist, former Toronto Children's Choir kid singer) have tied the knot around an infectious readymade classic with their 14-track self-titled debut. The Portrait Is ...
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"Taste the magic! Nova'Billy is another edible audible from Henry Flynt's dusty lower Manhattan bunker and it stands as one of the fullest, most beauteous document of Flynt's tenure with a full working rock band to date. For less than one calendar year between 1974 and ...
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"Mambo Mange is the eponymous 4th & final album by a fine NY ensemble who unfortunately imploded at the peak of their game. Originally fronted by twin femme vocalists Lizzi Bougatsos (Gang Gang Dance) & celebrated visual artist Rita Ackermann, for what would be the ...
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"...Live at Ken's Electric Lake. Reissue of this old S@1 48/49 double CD from 1998. "Nearly ten years of swimming up stream through the sonic flotsam & jetsam, the folks have gotten freaky, noise is the 'new noise,' the chin scratchers have joined the metal circus and ...
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"The transcontinental duo 230 Divisadero make stately, finely-crafted atmospheric songs that stand outside the bounds of contemporary musical trends. Their self-released languorous drone EP has drawn comparisons to SunnO))) and Nurse With Wound. On their self-titled ...
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"Awash in fuzz boxes and acid trips, the dozens of other overlooked groups from the psychedelic era bear little resemblance to Silmaril. While others buzzed within the hippie epicenters of Haight Street and the Lower East Side, Silmaril formed in haunted, industrial ...
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"Coach Fingers is serious about having fun and with the debut long player No Flies on Frank, no one is spared from the plentiful good vibes Frank has to offer. Packed with more hooks than a ship crowded with one armed pirates, No Flies on Frank is a meaty affair of ...
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"During his lifetime, Alan Watts (1915-1973) became, and remains, one of the most beloved interpreters of Eastern thought. For more than forty years, Alan Watts introduced the Western world to the full range of eastern philosophies and arts all filtered through his ...
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"To a small circle of psychedelic music fans, the re-discovery of native Israeli, Danny Ben- Israel's sole, privately released album, Chantarish 3, a few years ago was nothing short of a revelation. Despite having been sung in his native Hebrew, there was no getting ...
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EKG - OBJECT 2 (CD)

"EKG is the Chicago based duo of sound artist and musician Ernst Karel on trumpet and analogue electronics and classically trained musician Kyle Bruckman on english horn, Chinese suona, raita and analogue electronics. On Object 2, prepare yourself for a remarkable ...
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BORN HELLER - S/T (CD)

"Josephine Foster: (harp, mandolin, guitar); Jason Ajemian: (stand up bass). Born Heller are the earthen folk duo of Josephine Foster (Children's Hour) & Jason Ajemian and one of the better kept secrets to emerge out of Chicago's clandestine campfires and music dens. ...
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"The Parisian quartet, Cyann & Ben, recorded their extraordinary debut, Spring, in an isolated country house in 2002. The pastoral retreat made a perfect backdrop for Cyann's delicate, breathy female vocals and the band's organic, analogue sound. The result is a dense ...
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"Two of the young lions on Chicago's new emerging scene of improvising musicians came together one starry night and cut a beautifully mellow duet for bowed bass and tenor saxophone on the back porch of their home. Bauder and Ajemian produced a wonderful, concentrated ...
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"By no means household names, both Jean Paul-Pickens & Gene Estribou levitated around the Bay Area scene and each made a subtle mark along the way: Pickens was one of San Francisco's legendary 'Diggers' and a knockout banjoist with poet David Meltzer's folk rock outfit ...
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"The psychedelic sounds of musical pioneer Henry Flynt's drone works with collaborator C.C. Hennix are quietly becoming the stuff of legend. Over some 40 plus minutes, we are treated to a true tour de force that's part Hindustani inflected musical miasma and part warped ...
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NO.9 - MICRO FILMS (CD)

"After a stellar performance on Mushi-No-Ne, No. 9 continues to indulge in childlike whimsy on Micro Films -- a small story in sound and pictures of the entire world of plants and animals. This is organic music that evolves with time -- like the memory of a good movie ...
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"Our man Flynt shatters the categories once again with this surprise collection of his short lived basement rock protest band, The Insurrections, from 1966. Let there be no doubt in anyone's mind: Flynt's version of protest music isn't your cultural-commissar school of ...
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"No.9 (Joe Takayuki) is an unsung electropop mastermind from Tokyo's invigorating onkyo scene whose knack for melodious electronic pop, jazz grooves and varied rhythms owes as much to the cinedelic scores of Umiliani and TV spy jazz as it does to the simple, meditative ...
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"Locust's fifth installment of their adventurous 'Met Life' series of city field recordings and responses brings us a tongue firmly in cheek offering from the rapid cut up techniques of Seattle's Chris Delaurenti. Simply put, it's a little exercise on waste and getting ...
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"Defining document of beat legend Allen Ginsberg and celebrated Lower East Side shaman, odd ball filmmaker and songcatcher Harry Smith. Vintage 1970s tunes by Allen Ginsberg and his trusty harmonium, intimately captured by Smith in his Chelsea Hotel haunt. New York ...
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"Prepare yourself for a liberation of your senses. prepare for an irresistible taste of the 50s in all of it's sonic sci-fi glory because this caravan of sound is where head music really began! For a period in 1955, Henry Jacobs, the grandmaster of left coast zen ...
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