Poppies is a journey through the outer reaches of obscure but brilliant psychedelic songs on this wonderfully crafted compilation from Craft Recordings.
The inversion of British folk and the invention of British folk-rock is catalogued here in all of its stormy and delicate variety.
Fifty years ago, Stax Records became an independent label and this new two-LP compilation details that daring, exhilarating period in soul music.
'Listen All Around: The Golden Age of Central and East African Music' Is a Worthy Primer for Any Adventurous Listener
During the musical explosion of the 1950s, ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey traversed Sub-Saharan Africa to record a breadth of songs across many styles. This compilation contains some of the best he came up with.