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Camberwell Now from the ashes of This Heat

Camberwell Now’s The Ghost Trade and The EP Collection will be reissued next month on Modern Classic Recordings (Light In The Attic).

Camberwell Now featured This Heat’s vocalist and drummer Charles Hayward. 397 more words

Evolution: Tamam Shud's cult surf soundtrack

Taman Shud’s psychedelic soundtrack to the cult Australian surf movie Evolution has been lovingly reissued by Anthology Records.  It was recorded live in 1968 – whilst the film was projected upon the studio wall due to budget constraints – and was released in 1969. 308 more words

Alan Vega / Alex Chilton / Ben Vaughn - Cubist Blues (Thirsty Ear album, 1996)


Cubist Blues was originally released in 1996 and despite the critical reception with which it was received at the time, supported by two live shows in New York and Rennes, it more or less sank into cult obscurity. 772 more words

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Gimmer Nicholson - Red and White Light Ship

Gimmer Nicholson had been poking around the Memphis blues/folk scene for a number of years before moving to San Francisco in the mid-1960s. He recorded a few demos on a crude reel-to-reel deck and sent them to his brother, who brought the tapes in a brown paper bag to Terry Manning back in Memphis. 381 more words

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Homage to This Heat

One of the most pioneering and innovative bands of the 1970s was This Heat. Check this experimental production from 1979, the renowned 24 Track Loop… 206 more words

Nico: BBC Session 1971 (Gearbox)

German singer Nico’s reputation was built upon a foundation of dark lyrics and haunting melodies delivered in an icy manner by a statuesque junkie with a thousand yard stare that could rival Medusa. 132 more words

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