When obscure downer-folk singer Sixto Rodriguez announced his 2009 show at Schubas, I was beyond thrilled—and nearly in shock. Outside record-collector circles, hardly anyone seemed to be aware of the Detroit musician’s work. It was practically impossible to get a copy of the records he’d made in the early 70s (except for bootlegs), and rumors […]
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Remember resale shops this Record Store Day
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.
Best human-interest documentary of 2012
Best of 2012 Countdown: human-interest documentary
Joe Dante’s fully clothed orgy, and the rest of this week’s screenings
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue