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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. …

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 …