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Teresa’s Records

Gangsters seek refuge and lose themselves in Cul-de-sac, a 1966 film by Roman Polanski. But what is on Teresa’s turntable? Mark Goodall dons the headphones.

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When Folk Got Its Funk On

Traditional folk music with a peppermint flavour. David Kerekes reviews Deep In The Woods: pastoral psychedelia & funk folk 1968-1975.

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JOHN CALE IN THE ’70s

In the mid-70s, John Cale released three albums on Island Records. It’s an exceptional period for the artist with a lot to be gleaned from repeated listens.

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A Big Bad Beautiful Noize

The day the world turned GREBO! Author Rich Deakin talks about Gaye Bykers on Acid, Crazyhead, Leicester, and how he came to write his new book.

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Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop

The Stark Reality…Discovers the Hoagy Carmichael Music Shop is without doubt one of the strangest records of the 1970s, a decade of strange. Why?

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton