Dale Jenkins’s 1985 oddity was released last week in an expanded version by Spanish label Guerssen and Chicago-based label Got Kinda Lost.
Record Store Day doesn’t usually include thrift and vintage shops, but they’re among the best places to find vinyl that nobody’s even thought of reissuing yet.
Pastor T.L. Barrett is beloved by music fanatics and rappers eager to sample throwback gospel; he also defrauded thousands, as the Reader reported in 1989.
Current musical obsessions of stand-up comics Nicholas Rouley and Stephanie Hasz and Reader music staffer Luca Cimarusti
Pastor T.L. Barrett has been a lot of things: an activist preacher, a top-shelf gospel-funk musician, a convicted scammer.
For a Reason, the sole album by Lifetones, embeds glassy, brilliant guitar in dub-reggae grooves.
Don Brown’s “Don’t Lose Your Love,” off of Wheedle’s Groove—Seattle Funk, Modern Soul & Boogie: Volume II 1972-1987
Reader writers tackle Morbus Chron’s feral-to-cerebral death prog and 14 more new records.
A reissue of the 1978 debut album by Public Image Ltd. shows off its highs and lows in stark relief.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Marcos Valle’s best records just got their first U.S. release.
Big in South Africa: an unexpected fan base propels a third rediscovery of psychedelic Detroit folk-rocker Rodriguez.