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"Black Snakes was issued in 1983 as a co-release by Switzerland's Rec Rec and Germany's Pure Freunde label. With a quartet featuring synthist Allen Ravenstine doubling on soprano sax, this was a smaller group than had appeared on either of the Crayola's two previous ...
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DC104 | DRAG CITY

"Rick Bishop picked up a new guitar in Switzerland, and by the time he got to Tangier, these songs fell out! Of the moment and in and out of time, the Tangier Sessions demonstrate how far a guitar can carry a man who knows how to ride one." (label info)
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DC618 | DRAG CITY

"Rick Bishop picked up a new guitar in Switzerland, and by the time he got to Tangier, these songs fell out! Of the moment and in and out of time, the Tangier Sessions demonstrate how far a guitar can carry a man who knows how to ride one." (label info)
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DC618CD | DRAG CITY

"This release is the result of years of working on a new way to compose music. We've been using the word "system," but it would probably be more accurate to describe it as an "open system". It is very malleable. The particular songs on this record were bent toward the ...
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DC616 | DRAG CITY

"Isolation Loops was first released in 2007 on Mistletone Records. Bachelorette continued to fly over a full spectrum of popular music forms, from girl-group to psychedelic to torch to disco, always with an inventive ear for sounds and a soulbreaking gift for melody. ...
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DC446 | DRAG CITY

"Dan'l Boone is Charles Ballas (Formant), Neil Hagerty (ex-Royal Trux, Howling Hex), Nate Young (Wolf Eyes, Regression) and Alex Moskos (Drainolith). The crew convened in Denver, CO to work on the forthcoming Drainolith record and decided to make another record at the ...
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DC597 | DRAG CITY

"The Earth, the sky and the earth again - plus another trip through "La Societe du Spectacle." Something between a riveting caress and an invigorating shake. Elevated music!" (label info)
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DC605CD | DRAG CITY

Compiles the two lps 'a ghost from the darkened sea' + 'kikaokubeshi'
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DC180CD | DRAG CITY

"Coconut Hotel hails from 1967, when it was recorded for International Artists in the wake of international success of The Parable of Arable Land. Too far out for its day (!), Coconut Hotel was eventually issued on Drag City in 1995 and features the original RED CRAYOLA ...
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DC62 | DRAG CITY

"The potted Red Krayola, 1968-2002 - charts edition! Featuring "The Story So Far" and a few other stories of varying familiarity." (label info) originally released in 2004 on CD only, finally available on vinyl
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DC257LP | DRAG CITY

RED KRAYOLA - HAZEL (LP)

"Drawing on the collective mind that have participated in the 90s Krayola Hazel realizes the musical socialism that Mayo Thompson and his various Red Krayoli have historically hunted for since the mid-1960s." (label info) feat. David Grubbs, Jim O'Rourke, John McEntire, ...
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DC98LP | DRAG CITY

DEATH - III (LP)

"Five years after the second life of Death was started with the release of their revelatory 1976 album, For the Whole World to See, Death III slams the door on the vault with a powerful set of songs that bring equal amounts of rock and ethereal soul-searching, in ...
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DC583LP | DRAG CITY

"The album that initially prompted Clint Simonson of Destijl records to track down Michael Yonkers and get this whole legend thing on wheels was 1973's Borders of My Mind, recorded in the living room of Jim Woehrle, Yonkers' former bandmate in Michael and the Mumbles ...
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DC579 | DRAG CITY

"There's yet another musical color revealed on the uber-rare private press, Michael Lee Yonkers, which was home-recorded in 1971-72, while Michael was working in an unheated, hundred year-old warehouse. He ran the forklift and drove the truck for the company, hauling ...
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DC580 | DRAG CITY

"Drag City drops the sixth and latest David Grubbs pop album, The Plain Where the PalaceStood, which finds David once again twiningtogether the diverse strands of his vast interests. Working with Andrea Belfi (drums, electronics) and Stefano Pilia (guitar) creates a ...
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DC551CD | DRAG CITY

"Drag City drops the sixth and latest David Grubbs pop album, The Plain Where the PalaceStood, which finds David once again twiningtogether the diverse strands of his vast interests. Working with Andrea Belfi (drums, electronics) and Stefano Pilia (guitar) creates a ...
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DC551 | DRAG CITY

Ben Daughtrey, David Grubbs, Clark Johnson, Brian McMahan, Peter Searcy, Britt Walford. originally released on Homestead in 1985
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DC102 | DRAG CITY

"In 1970, Mayo Thompson (once-and-future leader of The Red Krayola) recorded an album entitled Corky's Debt To His Father. Walt Andrus' Texas Revolution label released the record - but just barely, selling a few hundred LPs with no promotion to speak of. The copies that ...
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DC49LP | DRAG CITY

"Wanna feel weightless? The sheer force of Ascent will propel you! Six Organs Of Admittance's astral symbiosis starts now, full band of astronaughties in tote. Just make sure you crank it: the higher the volume, the higher your flight!" (label info)
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DC519CD | DRAG CITY

"Dance and Song - the Chariot Ride into the ethers and beyond! During his time on our planet, Father Yod understood that beauty and joy, the things of heaven, were meant to inform and inspire our time here on earth. His family of thirteen wives and over a hundred other ...
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DC518 | DRAG CITY

SIC ALPS - VEDLEY (7")

"Weaving like a fighter, floating not drunken but like a butterfly in a vat of sweet brine, Sic Alps bring you 23 of the nearest misses we've heard recent..." (label info)
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DC508 | DRAG CITY

"Alps's, bold as love. Like a pamphleteer hawking their latest tract down the back lanes of your neighborhood, Sic Alps are the paper boy, song-blogging but in the real world instead, a 7" for ever ditty on every tick of the calendar." (label info)
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DC495 | DRAG CITY

"Drag City's third reissue of LP's originally released on Groovy Records, the label that Pete Shelley from The Buzzcoccks owned back in the '70s. Sally Smmit is Sally Timms of The Mekons. On this LP she experimented with a made up language, oscillators, synths and ...
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DC460 | DRAG CITY

FREE AGENTS - 3.33 (LP)

"The first Groovy release cast a light on the murky goings-on of a progressive electronics society in the midst of the Manchester punk scene of the late 70s. Francis Cookson, (aka Sinister Dexter) led the madness, which comprised tape loops, feedback, free improv and ...
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DC458 | DRAG CITY