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Altın Gün: Aşk (Album Review)

Admission: I’m new to the Turkish psychedelic revivalists Altın Gün, who released their fifth album this year in as many years. The album is called Aşk and it actually dropped back at the tail end of March 2023 on ATO Records here in the US. Today, I want to take a look inside the Indie Exclusive pressing of the band’s new album. Then I’ll dig into the music itself and share why agree with other reviewers online: Altın Gün is quite possibly the world’s best kept secret, at least here in the United States.

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Top 10 Albums of 2013

Top 10 Albums Turning 10 in 2023

A few months back, I shared my top 20 albums turning 20 years old in 2023. I loved compiling that list, and figured it would be great to put one together for the albums turning 10 this year as well. In this post, I’m scouring my collection for albums released 10 years ago, and I’m pulling out the top 10 albums turning 10 in 2023 — or, in other words, the top 10 albums of 2013.

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Ty Segall Live at Worship Vinyl Album Cover

Ty Segall & Emmett Kelly: Live at Worship ALBUM REVIEW

Though Live at Worship by Ty Segall and Emmett Kelly has been out since February of this year, the vinyl pressing has only really been available over in Europe due to manufacturing delays here in stateside. Well, it’s finally here! And today I’m taking a look at the 2023 live EP, showing you my copy of the record on vinyl, talking a little about what you get within, and sharing a little about the show where this was recorded. Hint: it’s kinda cool!

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5 Reasons You Should NOT Start A Record Collection

5 Reasons to NOT Start a Vinyl Record Collection

First things first: I love vinyl. Probably to the extent that it’s unhealthy. I love collecting records. I love adding new items to my collection. And while I absolutely love it, there are some definite drawbacks and major cons to be aware of if you are even thinking about getting started. In this post, I’m sharing 5 reaons why the LAST thing you should be doing right now is starting a record collection.

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Built to Spill Keep it Like A Secret Vinyl

My First Vinyl Record Purchase: Keep it Like A Secret

I’m currently building out a series of emails for people who sign up for my mailing list, and in doing so I’m recounting my journey through music, from becoming obsessed with discovering new music to channeling that passion into sharing the bands and records I love.

In the first message, I looked back at my first ever new album that I purchased on vinyl: Keep It Like A Secret by Built To Spill. Well friends, below is that story and the impact the band has had on my journey over the years. 

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