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MOONDOG - MOONDOG (LP)

"Moondog's debut release, originally on the Prestige label, came out in 1956, long after he'd become a legendary New York City street performer. The blind Kansas native showcases his talent for the minimal and avant-garde here, with compositions driven by percussion and ...
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"Originally released in 1964, Dance of Death offers a glimpse of an artist in transformation. More than half the album's titles draw from the traditional blues and country repertoire Fahey had spent his teen years and young adulthood collecting, listening to, and ...
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4M203LP | 4 MEN WITH BEARDS

"For several years major labels had been issuing records in both mono and stereo formats. By 1967 Takoma was doing well enough financially to justify the recording of Fahey's first and second albums for the burgeoning stereo market. Thus Vol.1: Blind Joe Death, as the ...
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4M201LP | 4 MEN WITH BEARDS

"Originally released in 1971, America is one of the artistic high points of John Fahey's career. And yet, for nearly 30 years it was not heard in its entirety, as what was originally intended as a double album was pared down to a single LP. 4 Men With Beards is proud to ...
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"Originally released in 1966 on the Takoma label, this is a compilation of solo acoustic guitar instrumentals from folk and blues legends such as BUKKA WHITE, JOHN FAHEY, and ROBBIE BASHO as well as lesser knowns like MAX OCHS and HARRY TAUSSIG. An essential compilation ...
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"Love Zombies is the second long player from English post-punk group, The Monochrome Set. It was the band's second full length album in less than a year's time, released originally in 1980. Featuring a slightly less jarring, more accessible sound than the debut, the ...
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SLITS, THE - CUT (LP)

"Originally released in 1979, the debut from British all-girl post-punk band The Slits is available on 180 gram vinyl for the first time. Mixing a punk attitude and D.I.Y style with reggae rhythms and dub recording techniques, The Slits made some of the most avant pop ...
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"Originally recorded in 1963 for John Fahey's Takoma record label, Mississippi Blues is one of the finest albums White produced during his later period, after being rediscovered by the folk revival of the early 1960s. A pre-war country-blues artist of the highest order, ...
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"The second and final studio album for the original lineup of S.F.'s Flipper was first released in 1984. Flipper took the 'punk' tag to extremes, as no other band in the world was playing punk this slow, sludgy, dark and disturbed. Featuring the haunting 'Survivors Of ...
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