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Aerial M

born in texas, raised in kentucky; david pajo is a musician. his name is not in common parlance, but pajo has been involved in much of the greatest music of the last two decades. he first played out in the early 1980s. he went on to instant infamy with the group slint.

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Tomemitsu

loaf eye is an album i’ve been working on for the past 2 years since finishing the debut tomemitsu album, m_o_d_e_s in 2013.  the overarching theme for most of the songs on loaf eye deals with self exploration. looking inwards and becoming at ease with who i am as a musician and human, rather than the themes of love and loss emphasized on m_o_d_e_s.

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Fall of Saigon

fall of saigon was born in 1981 when florence berthon (vocals), pascal comelade (organ, synthesizer) and thierry den (guitar, vocals) met at a concert in montpellier, france. they chose to the name the project fall of saigon after a song by uk post-punk act this heat. they self-released their debut ep in 1983 citing nico & the velvet undergroundsuicide and as influences.

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Orchid Tapes

orchid tapes is a record label founded in toronto in early 2010 currently based in new york. the overall goal of orchid tapes is to unite and expose a network of like-minded artists from all over the world under a collective-style label. it's our hope that the music and artwork reflected in each release we help to put out breaks free of the established norm, disregards trends, reflects the dedication of it’s creator and provokes a strong emotional resonance within whoever experiences it.

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Tim Ward

tim ward came of age in the grip of michigan’s mitten. like nearly every other boomer with a guitar, he longed to be a beatle and made further advances in that mission than most.

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Linda Perhacs

linda perhacs is an american psychedelic folk singer, who released her first album parallelograms in 1970 to scant notice or sales.the album was rediscovered by record enthusiasts and grew in popularity with the rise of the new weird america movement and the internet.

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18 Carat Affair

kansas city’s denys parker has just released a 30 track album under the alias 18 carat affair. the album is called pure gold and he has a limited of a 100 cds available here and it comes with the digital download, its a no brainer. 

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Médico Doktor Vibes

turns out these seven songs are guyanese-american artist bill russell’s only recordings. bill had 100 vinyl copies pressed up in 1979 on his own bi-russell records label, promoted it modestly and locally, and it went nowhere.

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Secret Boyfriend

secret boyfriend is ryan martin, a singer, songwriter and noise artist from carrboro, north carolina (a scene that's also home to profligatelazy magnet and lack). he already has a slew of cassettes and vinyl to his name, including titles on ren schofield's i just live here and his own hot releases. martin's music is a post-hypnagogic expression of the lo-fi rock tradition (as originally pioneered by the likes of jim shepardpeter jefferiesthe dead c,)

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Leon Lowman

a compilation of music collected from the cassette and privately pressed lp recordings of u.s. based painter and collagist leon lowman.

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The Marine Girls

the marine girls were a post-punk group from hatfield, hertfordshire. the group was formed in 1980, by two sixth form school friends: tracey thorn and gina hartman. originally, thorn just played guitar and hartman was the lead vocalist and percussionist. thorn overcame her shyness and started singing too by the time they started making records. they were later joined by jane fox on bass and her younger sister, alice, on joint vocals and percussion.

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The Space Lady

susan dietrich, who performs as the space lady, is an outsider musician.
singing and playing a casiotone keyboard and other instruments, dietrich streetcorners in the boston and san francisco areas. she now lives in colorado and as of 2012, has revived her live career playing at the riverwalk and on union street in pueblo, co, and at the ufo museum and research center in roswell, new mexico.

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Benoît Pioulard

the sound of the fifth benoit pioulard full length is lush and verdant, a temperate rain forest of ear ecstasy that reflects the environment surrounding the artist. a mostly instrumental work, it is an adept melding of song and sound, melody and texture, the intangible and the palpable, that in an abstract sense recalls the more fractured and loose end of the 70's krautrock movement.

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Woo

woo is mark and clive ives, two brothers who have effectively shut out the world and created a musical world of their own. in 1972, sequestered in a small row house in wimbledon in south london, the ives brothers began to create a music which they wanted to hear.

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Algebra Suicide

algebra suicide was the married couple lydia tomkiw and don hedeker. they formed in chicago in 1982, and their first four song ep, “true romance at the world’s fair”, was self-released that year. it featured a 60′s vox guitar organ, a precursor to the synthesizer guitar, and a multivox rhythm ace drum machine

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Benoît Pioulard

thomas meluch (born august 4, 1984) is an american singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, writer, and photographer, best known by his pseudonym benoît pioulard.

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