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"In the past year or so, Scout's house was the one on the block that you could often hear Rollins screaming out of the speakers at the top of his lungs "And at the end of the day, all you have is yourself and your mind!" Inside, you'd / nd her studying her birth chart. ...
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DC532 | DRAG CITY

"What Would It Be Like To Be Rich was to be an autobiographical concept album. In 1981, nearly ten years after his ill-fated single, Ristagno saw an ad in the Detroit News for a recording studio called Soular Sound, and submitted an inquiry about availability. To ...
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DC521 | 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

"Back from the ranks of the deleted are these seminal punk recordings from mid-80s Louisville. At the time all the kids involved in this rock project were all just teens, with the oldest being no more than eighteen. Their furious post-hardcore style were first heard ...
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DC103 | DRAG CITY

"Now ready for the light of day are the recordings made by Ensemble Pearl. Cosmic heavy amplified rock drops and ripples, auras radiate and expand into cloudforms, through which lightning bolts. Tides rise, the moons wax upon a place somewhere between Link Wray, Hex-era ...
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DC544CD | DRAG CITY

"Night, Sleep, Death is the third full-length album by songwriting juggernaut The Wingdale Community Singers. It finds the core trio of Hannah Marcus, Rick Moody, and David Grubbs augmented by a cast of effortlessly sympatico guests including Jolie Holland, Tanya ...
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BC23LP | DRAG CITY

"Something happened in Boston in the late 70s that nobody can explain. No, we're not talking about The Soiling of Old Glory. It's this Mad Music record - a mutant strain of hi-fi/ambient/post-psych exotica packaged exquisitely and randomly by parties unknown but well ...
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DC512 | DRAG CITY

"Rangda is the holy pagan union of Sir Richard Bishop, Ben "Six Organs of Admittance" Chasny on guitars and Chris "Thousands of Free Jazz credits + Björk" Corsano on drumkit." (label info)
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DC529 | DRAG CITY

SIC ALPS - SIC ALPS (LP)

"A couple singles, a couple EPs in the first several years of life. One was a cassette EP - back in 2006, that seemed a bit out, you know? So who knows who knew about them then. It sort of established an up-around-the-curve vibe to Sic Alps - and now they're ...
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DC520 | 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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DC519 | 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

"Ever the trailblazer, Bonnie hops into something funny here: a 3 song single with its head chopped off! Rather than try something silly like put the songs on a larger format, the B-sides are accorded the space they need to rock and groove while the A-side exists in our ...
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RUG461 | 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

"After the Buzzcocks break up, Pete Shelley brought back a motley crew of usual suspects and special guests, broke out the synths, drums and what-have-you attitude, resulting in a wealth of additional material that provided private listening pleasure for the Groovy ...
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DC461 | 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 Smitt 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

"Recorded in 1974, 'Sky Yen' dated back to Pete Shelley's (BUZZCOCKS) college days, where he chaired an Electronic Music Society, playing records over the intercom during lunch hour. The material wasn't exactly easy listening/ambient style. No, it was raw waves of ...
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DC459 | 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

"The follow up to his debut 'Guitarra Portuguesa' (originally released in 1971) is another masterpiece that makes clear how this guitar viruoso got the nickname "the man with a thousand fingers". 'Movimento Perpétuo' shows a more mature Carlos Paredes. His compositions ...
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DC493 | DRAG CITY

"A wonderful reissue of the debut album (1967) from Portuguese guitar virtuoso Carlos Paredes, also known as "The man with a thousand fingers"." (label info)
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DC492 | DRAG CITY

"The first article of Dwarr, beyond the beyond of rock and blues and metal. Woozily stumbling into poses of triumph, punctuated with squeals of guitar and the rolling of distant, trash-can drums. Spirits hang over the proceedings, inflecting every scream of terror, ...
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DC496 | DRAG CITY

"Pat "P.G. Six" Gubler is still enmeshed in the mystic & the unknowable even as he feels & knows the fullness of his rock phase on his latest, "Starry Mind". The band featured on 2007''s "Slightly Sorry" (with Debby Schwartz coming in on bass) has grown together, & you ...
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DC480 | DRAG CITY