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Staff Picks – March 2021

March 2021’s archived staff picks.

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


Alex’s Picks

  • Greyhound – Wilted Pansies In A Broken Vase
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    Greyhound is a solo recording project based out of one of Metro Detroit’s most damaged zones Pontiac MI . On this recording he utilizes a wide range of influences to create earthy sound [...]

  • Pedestrian Deposit – Debilitant • Erase • Stitching 3xCS
    $20.00 | Add to cart

    Label Description: The early, solo-project era of PD had two concurrent but intentionally separate behaviors; the all encompassing genre-hybrid for which is most commonly known, and another [...]

  • Roscoe Mitchell & Mike Reed – The Ritual And The Dance
    $22.00 | , Add to cart

      Roscoe Mitchell: reeds Mike Reed: drums, electronics Recorded by Michael Huon at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis, Antwerp, Belgium, October 22, 2015. Live concert produced by [...]

Brandon’s Picks

  • Ñaka Ñaka – Acid For Babies LP (Pre-Order)
    $17.00 | Add to cart

    Label Description: Psychic Liberation proudly presents Acid For Babies, the latest full-length from Mexico-based artist Ñaka Ñaka (AKA Jeronimo Jimenez). Acid For Babies is a glistening [...]

  • Sterile Garden – End Of The Attic CDr
    $10.00 | , Add to cart

    End Of The Attic ‘Five separated tracks of detailed, sensory textures, and atmospheres, each a self-contained narrative. Like psychological profiles, each seems to end mid sentence, as if [...]

  • May Witch – May Witch CS
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    ‘Stunning, hauntingly beautiful mountain music. Free, yet impeccably played gorgeous acoustic dulcimer, viola, banjo and guitar instrumentals that are both serene and transcendent. [...]

Cleo’s Picks

Dan’s Picks

  • Shine – Stare Into The Sun LP – White Purple Marble
    $15.00 | , Read more

    Featuring members of hardcore juggernauts, Regional Justice Center and Seattle’s New Gods, Shine channels the noise and driving aggression of the these bands, but through a more playful, [...]

  • The Fall – Grotesque (After The Gramme)
    $24.00 | , Add to cart

    2021 repress. “Bursting into the 1980s on a new label (the then-upstart, now-legendary Rough Trade) and with an augmented, audibly panicked lineup, The Fall’s Grotesque is the true [...]

  • Maria Monti – Il Bestiario
    $18.00 | Add to cart

    “First time available since its original release on the Italian Ri-Fi label, Maria Monti’s 1974 LP Il Bestario is a rare item even in its native country. Monti is an Italian singer [...]

Hannah’s Picks

Jon’s Picks

  • Henri Chopin ‎– OH Audiopoems By Henri Chopin 2LP
    $38.00 | Read more

    Totally stunning double LP record from the elusive The Balsam Flex legendary catalog is now available again thanks to Jan Van Toorn Slowscan imprint. Balsam Flex was a cassette label run by the [...]

  • Peter Brotzmann Group – Alarm
    $29.00 | , Read more

    First vinyl reissue of Alarm by the Peter Brötzmann Group, originally released on FMP in 1983. Harry Miller: bass; Louis Moholo: drums; Alexander von Schlippenbach: piano; Peter Brötzmann: [...]

  • Kluster ‎– Klopfzeichen
    $24.00 | , Add to cart

    180 gram vinyl version. Imagine finding a message in a bottle, forty years after it was dispatched. That is what it feels like when you listen to Kluster‘s Klopfzeichen for the first time, [...]

Justin’s Picks


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