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New material and reissues from Japan display musical diversity of nation

One of the recent highlights has been the super-funky, super flaky LP by Shintaro Sakamoto. The former Yura Yura Teikoko guitarist smashes it with his Hawaiian lap steel guitar on this, the fourth solo album by this pioneer. 296 more words

Shel Silverstein’s Adults-Only Children’s Book

The cover of Uncle Shelby’s ABZ Book. Courtesy Simon & Schuster

15 June 2017 | Kevin Litman-Navarro | Atlas Obscura

In the August 1961 issue of… 193 more words

Rocks In The Attic #581: Marty Robbins - ‘Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs’ (1959)

I’d never heard this record before last week when I found it for the princely sum of one New Zealand dollar in a local charity shop. 221 more words


Reissued trio shows musical mastery of Brazil's Erasmo Carlos on Light In The Attic

Light In The Attic have reissued three classic LPs of Brazilian legend Erasmo Carlos. All of the usual quality research and excellent archive photos have been included, plus the pressings sound joyously good. 309 more words

Lee Hazlewood's "13" Is A Wonderful Soul Album That Almost Didn't Happen

13 is one of Lee Hazlewood’s strongest albums. It’s also, technically speaking, not really a Lee Hazlewood album. 13 originated as a vehicle for Larry Marks, a studio employee for Hazlewood’s LHI Records. 859 more words

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The Free Design - Kites Are Fun

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Though this sounds like it was commissioned by an advertising agency on behalf of Big Kite, it is actually the title track from the debut of a 1960s family band. 263 more words

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Culture Villain's Top Picks of 2016

As we once again find ourselves with both feet firmly into the New Year, for some 2016 seemed a year to forget, while here at CV we apparently forgot that New Year was a thing and have been off grid all together. 763 more words