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GABRIEL DA ROSA:  BandidaMore material of South American origin in December? Yes, it’s cold – let’s consider something associated with warmth – which Gabriel Da Rosa’s new one, Bandida, has in spades. Indeed, this single (produced by Mario Caldato of Beastie Boys’ production fame), in all its summery bossa glory, very much channels the spirit of João Gilberto. Also it turns out, Brazil-to-L.A. transplant

HOMEBOY SANDMAN & EDAN: #NeverUseTheInternetAgain

HOMEBOY SANDMAN & EDAN:  NeverUseTheInternetAgainNever Use The Internet Again or, more correctly, #NeverUseTheInternetAgain finds Homeboy Sandman & Edan tapping into the zeitgeist of post-Facebook data abuse revelations in which everyone has finally realised that when Facebook and others said that ‘if you sign up for stuff, your data will be used’ they meant that when you sign up for stuff, your data will be used. The single is

FORGE YOUR OWN CHAINS: Heavy Psychedelic Ballads & Dirges 1968-74

Is it me or has there just been an underwhelming amount of promo for this? I sometimes wonder if people want to sell stuff at all. Egon and Now Again records dig deep in the funky psychedelia…
(PRESS RELEASE) With the same detailed, no-stone-unturned approach he used for deep funk on The Funky 16 Corners and Cold Heat, Egon’s Now-Again Records tackles beat-heavy global psychedelia with Forge Your Own Chains. Psychedelic records, long the mainstay of older, grizzled collectors, are giving up new ghosts in the hands of Egon and those of this generation.

Digipak CD package includes 40-page full color booklet with detailed liner notes, annotation, photos and ephemera. Gatefold 2/LP includes all liner notes.

Physical purchase comes with the bonus 7-inch single Forge Your Own Chains 45, by Guilty Simpson, Oh No, J.Rocc and Egon, while supplies last.

FORGE YOUR OWN CHAINS: Heavy Psychedelic Ballads & Dirges 1968-74 – Tracklist
1. Top Drawer “Song of a Sinner” 8:44
2. Sensational Saints “How Great Thou Art” 3:35
3. East of Underground “Smiling Faces Sometimes” 6:27
4. D.R. Hooker “Forge Your Own Chains” 4:45
5. Shin Jung Hyun and the Men feat. Jang Hyun “Twilight” 5:40
6. T. Zchiew and The Johnny “Let Yourself Be Free” 3:46
7. The Strangers “Two To Make A Pair” 2:52
8. Damon “Don’t You Feel Me” 2:36
9. Ellison “Strawberry Rain” 5:33
10. Morly Grey “Who Can I Say You Are” 3:45
11. Shadrack Chameleon “Don’t Let It Get You Down” 4:44
12. Ofege “It’s Not Easy” 4:25
13. Ana Y Jaime “Nina Nana” 3:18
14. Kourosh Yaghmaei “Hajm-e Khaali” 2:42
15. Baby Grandmothers “Somebody’s Calling My Name” 9:13

Listen to – FORGE YOUR OWN CHAINS: Heavy Psychedelic Ballads & Dirges 1968-74

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