Archive for the 'Mixtapes' Category

Monday, June 19th, 2017

It’s heating up out there. The seventh installment of the Bomboclat! series is in the works — look for it in two weeks. Until then, let the following choice selections from volumes 1-6 simmer . . . Download: Bomboclat! Island Soak / Volumes 1-6 Retrospective (zipped folder)

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Welcome to our sixth collaboration with Portland, OR based record collector Sam Huff following his recent trip to Peru. The below is an exploration in sound migration over three-hundred years, tracking elements west from Europe and Africa through the Caribbean and jungles of Colombia, down the Atlantic coastline of South America until the terminus of […]

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

“It was really pure art. Pure art. Anyway, producing great works was the ultimate goal; we had eyes for nothing else. We heard nothing else. We still had no sense of society. There was no sense of the masses.” – Haruomi Hosono Here now, “Some for Harry,” a celebration and glance at Haruomi Hosono: bass […]

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Many of the selections on the Gospel Jubilee were discovered in the moldy basement of a house that quite possibly belonged to a relative of Hoyt Sullivan, Jr., the impresario behind a handful of heralded black gospel labels such as Champ, HSE, and Su-Ann. These recordings arrive from groups on those sought after imprints, and […]

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Volume three of Abstract Truths, An Evolving Jazz Compendium. If unfamiliar with the series, please first read here about the its genesis and intention. For this installment our friend, record collector and audio archeologist Eothen Alapatt, of Now Again Records, is behind the boards. Below, Alapatt shares some insight behind his 26 selects and beyond […]

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Our guest mixtape series returns with the fourth offering via our east coast compatriots, NYC’s Chances With Wolves: Penguin Dust – A Mixtape. As always, it’s a heady/essential brew. Chances With Wolves 4 / Penguin Dust – A Mixtape Records are magic. Some of them cast different sorts of spells from others but all of […]

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Two sons of Tommy Douglas invite you on another all-vinyl trip across the Great White North. From reflective provinces to longing territories, you’ll discover a mellow cultural mosaic of the overlooked and the unknown. And if you haven’t heard the first installment, now’s the time to get acquainted. May as well make it a double […]