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Various Artists: The Ballad of JFK: A Musical History of the Kennedy Assassination (Iron Mountain Analogue Research)

This compelling twenty-track compilation features music and recordings that deal with the murder of President John F. Kennedy, which took place 53 years ago today.

Tim Buckley: Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions (Light In The Attic)

In 1967, folk singer Tim Buckley turned twenty, but he was already a masterful songwriter with a powerful, unique voice. These recordings stem from the time surrounding the recording of his second album, Goodbye And Hello, but stand on their own in terms of potency and power.

Song Of The Day: Tim Buckley, “Lady, Give Me Your Key”

Taken from the forthcoming Future Days Recordings release, Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions .

Nico: BBC Session 1971 (Gearbox)

These four songs capture the enigmatic Nico live, and still stand the test of time, while being a short and sweet greatest hits of an artist who still defies classification.

Various Artists: Small Town Country, Vol. 1 (Orion Read)

You haven’t heard of these artists–sometimes for good reason–but this collection of independently-released and private-pressed country from the genre’s golden years offers up several lost jewels–and, truthfully, some stinkers as well.

The City: Now That Everything’s Been Said (Light In The Attic)

The City was songwriter Carole King’s short-lived folk-rock trio; they released one promising album that would hint at King’s soon-to-be successful singing career.

Sunday Short Takes: Film Scores

We take a look at a handful of recent reissues of Hollywood film scores, featuring everying from long-bootleged surf movie scores to trippy Italian mafia films.

Big Boys: Lullabies Help The Brain Grow/No Matter How Long The Line Is At The Cafeteria, There’s Always A Seat! (Modern Classics/Light In The Attic)

  I want to be a problem I want to cause a scene I want to get reactions And wake you from you dream I don’t care if you don’t like it Or you think that it’s the best As long as you remember Then we’re up with all the rest — “We Got Your… Read More ›

Lewis: L’amour (Light In The Attic)

Light In The Attic’s continuing policy of reissuing some of the most obscure records ever made has recently brought to light a true enigma of a record. Not much is known about who the artist known only as Lewis might be, and the details surrounding the making of his sole album L’amour (you see what… Read More ›

Mark Lanegan: Has God Seen My Shadow?: An Anthology 1989-2011 (Light In The Attic)

    Mark Lanegan came to prominence in the Nineties with his band Screaming Trees, a group that melded metal, rock, and the blues in a loud and truly innovative way. Sadly, like many bands of the era, personality conflicts and substance abuse problems would eventually destroy the band. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Lanegan’s… Read More ›