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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.

Latest Comments

mercyofgod

Jerry Sinclair: It’s Just The Mercy Of God

I sang backup on this record, thanks to Bill Myers. I was 17, just out of high school in Lawton, OK, ...
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David Kelsey – Flights of Fancy

I was a big fan of Pure Trash when I attended UC Berkeley and reading these comments brought waves o ...
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The Now Sounds Of Today (Columbine)

Another Ralph Lowe track from one of these albums is Felix Catte on Aug 21, 2015
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Sigh & Blue Sky- Teach Me How / Lonely Man

thanks chris and milton. we recorded it in 1977. my first record
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Swarthmore Elementary 6th Grade: We Love Recess

Wow, I really dig the song at the end, so haunting. Is it possible to get the whole record as a down ...