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Staff Picks – November 2020

November 2020’s archived staff picks.

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


Alex’s Picks

  • Airway/Hijokaidan – The Lowest Form Of Music
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    A powerhouse pairing of pioneering ensembles of improvised music! Los Angeles Free Music Society titans Airway and Japanese icons Hijokaidan energetically tear through two discs of [...]

  • Tangerine Dream ‎– Phaedra [ W/Lbl Promo 1974 ]
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    Virgin – VR 13-108 Presswell Pressing. White Label Promo 1974 Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG (Noticeable ring wear, 1/2 ” promo saw cut and small tear on [...]

  • Lapse – Nothing Feels Right
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    Blown out and massed patterns of red-line scrape and abrasion; cyclical and blaring, a thunderstorm of gutter-nihilism emanates from the streets and sewers of NYC. 40 continuous minutes of rugged [...]

Brandon’s Picks

  • Dion Kerr Nonet – Reptile Ground CD-R
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    ‘Unbelievable modern jazz. Chock full of large and lush orchestration and instrumentation. Right in line with the spiritual jazz classics of the 60’s and 70’s, the brilliant [...]

  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – The Mosaic Of Transformation
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    “West coast composer, artist, and producer Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has chartered a pioneering career with multiple critically-acclaimed albums since 2015. Following the release of The Kid in [...]

Cleo’s Picks

  • Marie Davidson & L’Œil Nu ‎– Renegade Breakdown
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    “Marie Davidson is back with a new album, a new band, and a bold new sound. Arriving under the banner of Marie Davidson & L’Oeil nu, a trio formed of three old-time friends and [...]

Dan’s Picks

  • Sir Lord Baltimore – S/T
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    Trading Places present a reissue of Sir Lord Baltimore‘s self-titled album, originally released in 1971. Fresh from their US tour supporting Black Sabbath, Brooklyn-based heavy metal trio [...]

  • Young Marble Giants – Colossal Youth (40th Anniversary Edition)
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    Young Marble Giants one and only album Colossal Youth celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. This special edition reissue includes the titular album as well as songs from Salad Days, Is The [...]

Hannah’s Picks

  • V/A – More funky sounds of Female Africa 71-81
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    “In 2018 we introduced our first Mothers’ Garden compilation on International Womens’ Day. This compilation looked to shine a light on the often under-acknowledged musical [...]

Jon’s Picks

  • Nurse WIth Wound – To The Quiet Men From A Tiny Girl
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    Long awaited vinyl reissue of Nurse With Wound‘s classic second album, To The Quiet Men From A Tiny Girl, originally released in 1980. Packaged in an outer sleeve that replicates the [...]

Justin’s Picks

  • Top of the Heap – Blu-Ray
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    George Lattimer (Christopher St. John) knows all about deadly force.  His home life is a disaster. His mistress treats him like a stranger. His superiors hate his guts. And he’s been a [...]


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