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Tough Times: Times It Up (A Multiplication Rap)

Straight from the halls of Thomas A Edison Middle School in Brighton MA comes the mathematical beatbox  wizardry of Danny Taylor, Brian Smith, Jack Accime and Kenny Gulfield! Yes, these are Tough Times and it is time to Times It Up! Brian, you know your [...]

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Summit: Life’s A Dream

The Rouse brothers from Detroit were in the other Shaggs (on Capitol) before making this record with Summit in 1981. Some songs have Chicago horn sound (Don’t Know Why) while others lope along pleasantly (Dancin’ In The Wind). “Dancin’ In The Wind” “Don’t Know Why”

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Zing

In case you were wondering, yes there is in fact an anti-abortion pro-abstinence dreamy indie-pop LP from 1985. And, yes, it is called Zing. And yes, it does feature a song called “Planned Barrenhood”. And yes, the jacket was stuffed full of “educational” material. And yes, there [...]

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Macho Alex: The Funk

This is a cassette that I bought off of a kid named Alex who I went to middle school with in Pacific Grove CA, back in the mid nineties. We were about 12 years old when it came out. He would sell them at recess [...]

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Tom Eagles: Short Affairs

I found this today and thought I’d share its Waxidermic charms. “I Need A Sign” is a poor alienated lover man’s “Shakedown Street” The lyrics in “August” anticipate Will Oldham’s delivery 20 years later. The fuzzy track “Vanilla Man” was too risque to post… “August [...]

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The Answer You Like is the Wrong Answer

Musician, philosopher and anti-art activist Henry Flynt is known for his unique synthesis of Indian classical music and the music of the American South. He has written and lectured on a diverse range of topics: mathematics, musicology, psychedelics, meta-technology, revolutionary politics, acognitive culture, concept art and dignity, to name a few.

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Jack Wood – ‘Born To Wander’

Would love to hear some more Jack Wood. Even though I was only about 5 I do remember Born to Wander. ...
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Jim Sullivan: U.F.O.

My wife has been on me about going through the piles of records in our living room that I accumulate ...
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Jim Sullivan: U.F.O.

Thanks for the excellent post - this album is one of the best! I've only heard the Light In The Atti ...
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Various Artists – Haus Musik

Here is information about the artist behind the last track on the compilation (which yes, was actual ...