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"For as long as records are made - or at least listened to in some fashion - Laetitia Sadier will forever be linked with Stereolab, the band she has fronted with ex-partner Tim Gane throughout the heady pre- and post-millennial years of the past two decades. But 2009 ...
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DC440 | DRAG CITY

"A year after the cassette-only release of Switched On Ra, another format has fallen from whatever kind of rare ether Bitchin Bajas occupy when they"re at home. The LP edition of Switched On Ra bears all the same riches (only richer of course) in its grooves, adding a ...
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DC851 | 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

special offer "The Blind Date Party hosted by Bill Callahan and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and featuring AZITA, Matt Sweeney, Alasdair Roberts, Matt Kinsey, Sean O'Hagan, Bill MacKay, George Xylouris, Dead Rider, David Pajo, Mick Turner, Meg Baird, Ty Segall, Emmett Kelly, ...
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DC803CD | DRAG CITY

"Dreyblatt"s minimalist conception - a rhythmic drone played on a double-bass strung with piano wire, playing in concert with other stringed instruments performing in 20 unequal microtones per octave and changing key but keeping the same fundamental pitch - dates back ...
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DC877 | DRAG CITY

"Recorded in 1995 and 1996, mostly in John Fahey"s room at a Salem, Oregon boardinghouse, the performances on Proofs and Refutations prefigure the ornery turn of the page that marked Fahey"s final years, drawing another enigmatic rabbit from his seemingly bottomless ...
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DC759 | DRAG CITY

"O'Rourke's process - sourcing resonant sounds to be enmeshed together into a music that supersedes their resident parts - makes a fitting soundtrack for Kyle Armstrong's "prairie gothic" tale of down-on-the-farm horror way up north in Canada. His minimalist score ...
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DC839 | DRAG CITY

1994 EP by Gastr Del Sol, i.e. David Grubbs and Jim O'Rourke. feat. John McEntire, produced by Steve Albini. cover art by Albert Oehlen - 2013 repress
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DC54 | DRAG CITY

"first-time-ever-on-vinyl 2LP reissue of 'A Long Way Around To A Shortcut' is somehow a greatest hits of the golden not-quite-decade of Sic Alps. 'A Long Way Around To A Shortcut' was issued as a CD in 2008. It collected songs that were first issued throughout the epic ...
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DC400 | DRAG CITY

"Oren Ambarchi is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who has long been interested in transcending conventional instrumental approaches. His work focuses mainly on exploring the guitar, "taking the instrument into a zone of alien abstraction where it is no longer ...
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DC853CD | DRAG CITY

"Mastered directly from half-inch analogue tape, Bajascillators floats transparently from the speakers, its expansive grooves gathering resonance and building momentum over the four sides, from genesis to reconclusion, cascading ecstatically. The elastic magic of time ...
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DC781 | DRAG CITY

"Oren Ambarchi is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who has long been interested in transcending conventional instrumental approaches. His work focuses mainly on exploring the guitar, "taking the instrument into a zone of alien abstraction where it is no longer ...
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DC853 | DRAG CITY

"40-plus years since its original release, the pop-punk-new wave inventions of Anthony Moore's Flying Doesn't Help are freshly remastered, blasting the sparkling, angular sounds into today with perfect vitality." (label info)
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DC840 | DRAG CITY

"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

"drag city presents the first domestic release of any kind from the japanese singer-songwriter eiko ishibashi - and the first vinyl release of any kind on this already-accomplished performer. and what a release! imitation of life isn't just another pop record from ...
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DC566 | DRAG CITY

"2015 and the silence has been broken with 'Simple Songs'. Jim O'Rourke is ready to talk to you again with his first pop album since 2001. 'Simple Songs' is an amazing record of musical song entertainment because Jim O'Rourke knows what he wants and how to get it. The ...
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DC620 | 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