Tag: Bar/None Records

Alex Chilton: Reissues

We take a look at four recent archival reissues that highlight the talent and the creative range of the late Alex Chilton.

The Langley Schools Music Project: Innocence & Despair (Bar/None)

In the mid-1970s, Canadian Elementary school teacher Hans Fenge gathered up the students in his school District and recorded them singing contemporary pop songs. Rediscovered and reissued in 2001, this album has since become a cult classic, and has recently been given a well-deserved vinyl reissue.

The Spinto Band: Nice And Nicely Done (Expanded Edition) (Bar/None Records)

Delaware’s The Spinto Band released one of the best albums of 2005, and one of the best bands of the short-lived “blogger band” trend. This expanded reissue offers a bonus album compiling a dozen superb b-sides, but the real winner is the charming ten-track album.