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Exploring the Library: Review of The Raincoats

In the third installment of the Exploring the Library series, one stellar volunteer slugs through the depths of the music library to (re)present this British post-punk album by The Raincoats. Check out Olivia’s contemporary take on this 1979 oldie below! Album: The Raincoats Artist: The Raincoats Label: Rough Trade Records Year: 1979 Love it or hate it, music made […]

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Exploring the Library: Review of Young Marble Giants

The KSPC library is jam-packed with all kind of musical goodies just waiting to be re-discovered. One volunteer ventured forth into this library labyrinth and emerged with a insightful review of a 1980 release from Young Marble Giants! Check out Olivia Wood’s review of Colossal Youth, learn about this cool album, expand your own library, and look out […]

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Album Review: Masaya Ozaki – Fluid and Dreaming of Stripes

Masaya Ozaki – Fluid and Dreaming of Stripes. Eilean Records  On his debut album, Masaya Ozaki, a Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist, undergoes an in-depth examination in how much emotion can be provoked through a bare minimum of sound.  Using a variety of plucked string instruments (guitar and ukulele), piano, synth pads and tape manipulations, Ozaki […]

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“A Turn of Breath” Ian William Craig – Album Review

In Review: “A Turn of Breath” Ian William Craig (Recital) This album is pure beauty – probably one of the most stunning and powerful releases I’ve heard in the past few months.  Ian William Craig is a trained opera singer who, on this album, uses tape malfunctions and manipulations as well as a system of […]

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Album Review: Salad Days

Artist: Mac Demarco Album: Salad Days Label: Captured Tracks What a silly, soulful sloth. What a bed-wraggled, mopey-eyed, prankster. Mac Demarco was drinking last night, and this morning he regurgitated an album. He must have been eating some brassica veggies and maybe some organic bell papers for breakfast because what came out of him sounds […]

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