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Time and a Word and Yes in a Box

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Even among the die-hard clan, most Yes fans will admit there’s a certain ambiguity to their love of the band.  With forty-plus years worth of music to choose from, and the band’s longevity and persistency far deeper engrained than their …

Here’s Something You Don’t Find Every Day

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Exploring a world of record hunting that does not end up crushed beneath the umpteenth discovery of Frampton Comes Alive, Out of the Blue and the Carpenters catalog, Spin Cycle tumbles into a box full of 78s, and emerges with a grin …

Rediscovering the Book of the Lost

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Of all the memories that British TV fans of a certain age hold most precious, the wealth and welter of supernaturally-themed tales aimed at young and old alike stands among the early-mid 1970s most remarkable achievements.  Hour long scare-athons like …

Sendelica – a Megalith of Sound

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The second release this year from the psychedelic savants of Sendelica… and if you thought The Kaleidoscopic Kat and its Autoscopic Ego went to places your ears haven’t seen in years, then two volumes of the aptly-titled Megaliths are going to …

Spin Cycle’s Best New Albums of 2013

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It’s December, which means it’s that time again.  Listed alphabetically, because there’s no way to decide, Spin Cycle’s favorite albums of the year. (So far….) Tim Bowness + Peter Chilvers – California Norfolk (label profile coming soon) Beautify Junkyards – Beautiful …