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Staff Picks – August 2020

August 2020’s archived staff picks.

Alex, Cleo, Dan, Hannah, Jon & Justin’s picks for the month.


Alex’s Picks

  • Marsh Chapel – Child Of YHWH
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    New Torn Light release that we have been more than excited to work on with Drew & the crew. Torn Light has a huge place in our heart for records like this. 2020 has been a year of things [...]

  • Aube-Spindrift
    $17.00 | Add to cart

    AMAZING REISSUE (another one!?) Originally released in 1992… Utilizing only the sound of water – the first release on legendary G.R.O.S.S.  imprint… A listen that will engulf [...]

Cleo’s Picks

  • Pastor T.L Barrett-Like A Ship Without A Sail
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    Like A Ship-Primarily known as an album that hiphop luminaries such as Kanye West and T.I have pulled samples from, Pastor T.L Barrett’s 1971 album, stands own it’s own magnificently. [...]

  • Dome-3
    $22.00 | Add to cart

    A true example of a band’s side project overtaking the original, Dome splintered off from post-punk legends Wire. While Dome’s first two albums toy with a minimalistic synthrock [...]

Dan’s Picks

  • The U.N.I.T. – What’s It All For?
    $14.00 | Add to cart

    Debut vinyl from my new house label 4QHQ. Fast mean and clean – straight from the heart of Texas. – Dan Edition of 250 single sided 180 gm lp in Yellow Sleeve. Artwork by Renata [...]

  • Grave New World – The Last Sanctuary
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    Reissue of otherwise nearly impossible to find Japanese epic. – Dan Active for four years, Tokyo’s Grave New World is the unfamiliar work of familiar faces. The group’s lone [...]

Hannah’s Picks

  • X – Los Angeles
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    While many musicians write songs about LA that focus on the sun, the beach, and the celebrities that inhabit it, X’s Los Angeles dives into a grittier (and perhaps more realistic) day in [...]

  • Julia Jacklin – Crushing
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    A couple tracks after hypnotizing the listener with Crushing‘s opener, “Body,” Julia Jacklin shares the relatable “Pressure to Party,” the perfect song for anyone [...]

Jon’s Picks

  • Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit – Axis/Another Revolvable Thing 2
    $27.50 | Add to cart

    Blank Forms is really doing “God’s work” here, first unleashing their stellar reissue of Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit’s April Is the Cruelest Month for the first [...]

  • Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit – Axis/Another Revolvable Thing 1
    $27.50 | Add to cart

    Blank Forms is really doing “God’s work” here, first unleashing their stellar reissue of Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit’s April Is the Cruelest Month for the first [...]

Justin’s Picks

  • Fox and His Friends – Blu-Ray
    $32.00 | Add to cart

    A lottery win leads not to financial and emotional freedom but to social captivity in this wildly cynical classic about love and exploitation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Lola, Ali: Fear Eats the [...]

 


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