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Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

Alice Coltrane – World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda With their latest compilation, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label shines light on a previously mysterious period of the late Alice Coltrane’s musical career. Alice first gained prominence (and the [...]

By | 2017-11-29T19:17:16+00:00 11/29/2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

King Krule returns with new single “Czech One” b/w “Dum Surfer”

King Krule - "Czech One" b/w "Dum Surfer" - 7" - True Panther Sounds Archy Marshall finally starts to splash the scene again with his acclaimed project, King Krule. After nearly a four year break and producing a personal album "A New Place 2 Drown", King Krule returned in August with the ultra minimal and [...]

By | 2018-01-01T03:01:46+00:00 09/28/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Merda – Black Merda LP – Chess – 1970

Black Merda – Black Merda – LP -- Chess – 1970 From a volatile socio political climate to the drug induced kaleidoscopic hippie phenomenon, American music evolved in the 60s - and 70s into a wilder, more psychedelic state. The 60s not only birthed psych rock music, but also paved the way for African Americans [...]

By | 2018-01-01T03:01:50+00:00 09/20/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New music by Will Sprott out 9/22/17 on Burger Records!

Will Sprott has been brewing up new music and it's coming out on cassette & download 9/22/17. The new album, Ten Fingers, features 10 new songs with Sprott leading the way on vocals, guitars, organs, & synths. Check out the song, My Mind, on his bandcamp page & you can pre-order the entire album as well. [...]

By | 2018-01-01T03:02:05+00:00 09/08/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

KFJC 89.7 Blowing Minds Since 1959 – 2LP – 2009

KFJC 89.7 FM - Blowing Minds Since 1959 – 2LP – 2009 Located in Los Altos, CA at Foothill College, KFJC 89.7 has been providing the Bay Area with a true alternative listening experience on the airwaves since 1959.  2009 marked the 50 year anniversary of KFJC's existence, and this compilation commemorates the occasion with [...]

By | 2018-01-01T03:02:11+00:00 09/06/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tradition – Captain Ganja & the Space Patrol LP – Venture – 1980

Tradition - Captain Ganja & the Space Patrol LP – Venture – 1980 (Bokeh Versions RE LP 2017) When Jamaican music hit the UK scene in the late 60s, it was a merely a novelty offered to the working class teens of all color. With the start-up of Trojan Records and sounds such as Ska, [...]

By | 2018-01-01T03:02:20+00:00 08/23/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Felix Leifur – In General EP Review

The Icelandic producer, Felix Leifur returns to Berlin's prominent Deep House label, Dirt Crew recordings and completely shakes up House Music as we know it with his sophomore EP, "In General".  Davíð Sveinn Bjarnason, aka Felix Leifur, got his start in the scene with a collaborative project on local label, Lagaffe Tapes, between himself and [...]

By | 2017-04-22T02:58:05+00:00 04/22/2017|News|0 Comments