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Bill Callahan's 'Gold Record' Offers Snapshots of Moments in Time

Former Smog songsmith Bill Callahan offers sparse and dry-recorded acoustic portraits on Gold Record.

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Ty Segall: Ty Segall

The ever-prolific Ty Segall is back with another collection of rock 'n' roll excellence.

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Arnold Dreyblatt: Nodal Excitation

A long but not-quite-lost piece of DIY minimalism gets its second victory lap on Drag City.

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"The Pressure Is Different Now": An Interview with Fred Armisen

When not working on Portlandia or leading the band on Late Night with Seth Meyers, SNL album Fred Armisen is releasing his "Hometown Heroes" series of singles under the guises of fake bands.

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20 Questions: Woo

With their first album of new material in a long time, Woo talk about helping U2's early career, the power of Q on Star Trek, and their one album that has yet to sell a single copy.

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Father Yod & the Source Family: The Thought Adjusters

A decorated veteran, a stuntman, a monk, a restaurant owner, a spiritual leader, and a frontman. Father Yod was all these things and more, becoming a LA cult figure until his death in 1975. Drag City releases some of Father Yod & the Source Family's most sought-after material.

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Social Climbers: Social Climbers

On this 1980 album, the words lack the confidence the music conveys, so instead of luring you in with a convincing musical world, it more often ends up throwing a fit for attention.

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Carol Kleyn: Love Has Made Me Stronger

Harpist Carol Kleyn's 1976 record, now reissued by Drag City, is a heavy dose of intense, almost insular, joy that would sound naïve if she wasn't so convincing in her optimism.

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Galactic Zoo Dossier #8

Underground music and comics, while both inspiring each other, too, inspire a lot of similar fan behavior as Galactic Zoo Dossier demonstrates.


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