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More Fresh Fruits for Fuzz-phazed Fishermen

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Ballet school.  It sounds so elegant, doesn’t it.  Steeped in beauty, laced in loveliness… and a bigger nest of vipers you’ll never stumble upon.  Remember Vicky in The Red Shoes, tumbling in front of an on-coming train?  Remember Black Swan, …

Olias of Sunhillow – an SACD masterpiece

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Amid the manifold reissues and remasters meted out to the Yes catalog over the years, a handful of other related odds and ends have cried out for re-evaluation – and will probably continue to do so for a while to …

Out of the Past… Present

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There is, though you probably aren’t aware of the fact, a parallel universe in which Henry Cow are the biggest band on the planet.  It’s a neat place, too; not only because the Cow stalked our own version of the …

A Light in the Attic of the Vanguard Vault

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Of all the vinyl reissue labels whose output we habitually keep an open eye out for, Light in the Attic, and its twelve year (and counting) quest to restore wax to its rightful place has long been paramount among them. …