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Vinyl Vlog 586
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into EmUrgency! by Amai Kuda et Les Bois. It’s not terribly common to come upon an album which sound simultaneously easy to qualify and quantify as well as in addition to coming off completely fresh and original, but that’s...

Friday, 06 January 2023
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TV Party Tonight! #119
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Casablanca80th Anniversary Edition Look, I’m not going to sit here and try to convince on why you should watch Casablanca. Everyone should watch this movie. Everyone. Even if you don’t like it, you’re supposed to have the reference in your brain. This movie has...

Thursday, 05 January 2023
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SPOTLIGHT: Talk Talk Talk
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WHO: The Paranoyds WHAT: Talk Talk Talk WHY: One look at the cover and it’s clear this isn’t your standard Third Man Records release. Never have I seen a sticker on a record that so perfectly encapsulates why a record matters. It says it’s for fans of Devo,...

Tuesday, 03 January 2023
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Brian Lindsay Brings It All Back Home With Revival
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I am a huge fan of the local music scene. Not any particular local scene, but local scenes as a concept; the local scene that can be found in whichever city you call home, for example, reader. If you look, I guarantee you can find talented and interesting musicians all...

Sunday, 01 January 2023
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Vinyl Vlog 585
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Is This What It Feels Like To Feel Like This 12” EP by The Wombats. After having embarked on a career which has seen the band release six full-length albums, one compilation and nine EPs with startlingly minimal...

Sunday, 25 December 2022
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Ground Control Magazine Year in Review 2022
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Bam! We’re doing it again, dear readers. Things got off to a scary start this year, because honestly, the good albums weren’t coming. But what a cruel trick this year played on us, as all the good stuff was back-ended in 2022. Too many good albums to absorb too...

Wednesday, 21 December 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 584
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Popstar: Never Stop Never StoppingOriginal Soundtrack 2XLP (Thriller Also variant cover) Like it or not, the Lonely Island are a comedic force and they’re here to stay. They’ve already proven their worth with the indie comedy masterpiece Hot Rod years ago and have...

Saturday, 17 December 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 583
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the All Killer No Filler (1977 – 2001) 2LP by The Senders. It’s funny how, as perfectly well-exposed as a scene and its associated lore might be, there are always bits which are obscured by shadows. In the New York punk...

Friday, 16 December 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #118
DVD/Blu-Ray

Three Thousand Years of Longing What an odd movie for George Miller to follow up Mad Max Fury Road with. And what an odd thing to start a movie review with a sentence that ends in a preposition. But, there you have it. Let’s accept that. I went into this movie...

Sunday, 11 December 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 582
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Joe Strummer 002 The Mescaleros Years 7LP Box Set It’s strange to think how Joe Strummer’s music is essential, considering his output isn’t exactly large. Or maybe it’s just right and easy to grasp, which is what makes it easier to reckon with. As far as the...

Tuesday, 06 December 2022
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