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Alasdair Roberts

Alasdair Roberts declared his love for British folk music in 2001 with The Crook of My Arm (Secretly Canadian), an acoustic solo album of songs he learned from the likes of Shirley Collins, Dick Gaughan, and Anne Briggs. At the time it seemed like a tangential ramble off the path his folk-rock band Appendix Out […]

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Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.

The sentiment prevails even in indie-experimental circles that the venerable Japanese heavy-psychedelic scene is way out over the edge of listenability, the very definition of obscure–just about everything short of “inscrutable.” It would be nice if the appearance of Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.–the big, marvelous communal venture loosely led by guitar […]