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Bubblerock Is Here To Stay

Various Artists: Bubblerock Is Here To Stay! (Grapefruit)

Though long forgotten, the British AM radio rock of the early 1970s gave the world some weird and wonderful pop nuggets. A new compilation, Bubblerock Is Here To Stay!, offers 78 nuggets you probably will never hear anywhere else.


Various Artists: C90 (Cherry Red)

1990 proved to be a very, very good year for British independent music. C90, Cherry Red’s latest in their C86-inspired compilation series, is a mammoth collection of some of the finest known and forgotten talents of the scene.

Various Artists: The Daisy Age (Ace Records)

This fantastic and fun Bob Stanley-produced compilation highlights one of the finest–albeit extremely brief–moments in hip-hop history, the Native Tongues “movement,” which found hip-hop musicians eschewing the violence and misogyny that dominated the rap scene and offering up a positive. more innocent vision of the world.

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.