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Saturday, September 20, 2014

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New Leonard Cohen album


streaming on NPR

Wednesday, September 10, 2014


Previously unheard Captain Beefheart recordings are set to be released as part of a new boxset.
Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 To 1972 features the three albums that Beefheart and the Magic Band released over that period - Lick My Decals Off, Baby, The Spotlight Kid and Clear Spot - as well as an extra disc of alternate versions. The whole limited-edition set, which will be released as four LPs, four CDs or digitally, has also been newly remastered. Sun Zoom Spark is released through Rhino on November 10, 2014. - Uncut magazine