Monthly Archives: August 2010


From the recent set of my 45 finds: BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD – Mr. Soul COASTERS – Turtle Dovin’ LOTHAR & THE HAND PEOPLE – Yes, I Love You FLEETWOOD MAC – Oh Well – Part 1 SIMON & GARFUNKEL – Big … Continue reading

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Obscure Records

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8-25-10 Minimalism The other night, I read a thing on the dreaded internet about some young guy who decided to sell all his possessions and about what a ‘minimalist aesthetician’ this made him.  What? Yes, I like having a deep … Continue reading

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25,000 titles – way too much stuff! Continue reading

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Japanese Jazz

8-23-10 Japanese Jazz I always have my tentacles out to try and find something that’s new to me, and interesting.  In addition to the Strange Days magazine that I get from Japan by subscription, I sometimes pick up a Japanese … Continue reading

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Playlist for a Friday night: MR. OIZO – Skatesteak WILDE FLOWERS, THE – Memories (The Soft Machine) BLEGVAD, PETER – Loss To Mourn MacCOLL, KIRSTY – All I Ever Wanted CORDUROY – Thing For Your Love SWING SLOW – Caravan … Continue reading

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Ultimate Collection #4

8-20-10                     Gruppo Sportivo (Ultimate Collection #4) For the 4th title in My Ultimate Collection, the 3rd album by Gruppo Sportivo, “The Buddy Odor Stop – Buddy Odor Is A Gas” (1979) is an obvious choice.  I acquainted myself with Gruppo … Continue reading

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Cut Outs

8-19-10 Cut Outs I recently had an exchange with a friend in England who wrote to me wondering why legit stock copies of US 45’s sometimes had drilled holes…Frank zappa 45’s were what we were discussing… For 60’s Verve, a … Continue reading

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Peter Hammill – Rikki Nadir

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Progfest in Japan!

8-17-10 Progfest in Japan! That’s right, kids!  Progfest in Tokyo next week!  I’d pay to see Steve Hackett play live!  I wonder who is in Renaissance these days?  I had no idea that Yoninbayashi had re-formed and were playing … Continue reading

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