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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Horacee Arnold – Tales of the Exonerated Flea
The last post of the series, ending with jazz drummer Horacee Arnold’s 1974 album

Rob Fitzpatrick

27, May, 2015 @3:10 PM

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101 Strangest on Spotify: Kesarbai Kerkar - Living Music From The Past
In the penultimate post of the series, here’s a lost treasure from Mumbai – as crackly and muffled as it is mellifluous and magic

Rob Fitzpatrick

06, May, 2015 @3:27 PM

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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Moe Koffman – The Swingin’ Shepherd Plays for the Teens
You’d have to be a fantastically introverted stay-at-home teen to embrace this Canadian jazz flautist – but perhaps Moe Koffman’s uncool cash-in LP helped spark the Brit-Beat revolution?

Rob Fitzpatrick

22, Apr, 2015 @3:07 PM

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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Mystic Moods Orchestra – The Awakening
John Cale meets easy listening by way of hazy cosmic jive in an experimental album of mood music from the masters of the art

Rob Fitzpatrick

08, Apr, 2015 @4:28 PM

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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Gordon Mumma – Electronic Music of Theater and Public Activity
Gordon Mumma’s pioneering electronic music – which he first began composing in the 1950s – is showcased on this mesmerising and disquieting compilation

Rob Fitzpatrick

25, Mar, 2015 @4:59 PM

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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Raymond Scott – At Home With Dorothy and Raymond
Raymond Scott was a composer, engineer, recording studio pioneer, an inventor of electronic instruments whose influence lives on

Rob Fitzpatrick

11, Mar, 2015 @4:32 PM

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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: The Rejects – Quiet Storm
Rob Fitzpatrick: Unable to tour thanks to their affiliations with West Ham’s ICF crew, Cockney Rejects threw themselves into recording back home – one product of which was this 1984 monstrosity/classic

Rob Fitzpatrick

25, Feb, 2015 @4:51 PM

The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Alix Dobkin – Living With Lavender Jane/Living With Lesbians
This iconoclastic, political and yet open-hearted fixture on the 1960s Greenwich Village scene produced the first out and proud, by-lesbians-for-lesbians folk album

Rob Fitzpatrick

04, Feb, 2015 @3:53 PM

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The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Johnny Cash – Bitter Tears
Released with little fanfare in the early 60s, this ‘Indian country’ protest record arrived amid Cash’s pills and whiskey trip

Rob Fitzpatrick

21, Jan, 2015 @5:55 PM

The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Ian William Craig - A Turn Of Breath
Featuring white noise and sepulchral vocals, this album by a classically trained opera singer is as wildly experimental as it is fantastically listenable

Rob Fitzpatrick

07, Jan, 2015 @3:15 PM

The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Leda – Welcome to Joyland
Rob Fitzpatrick: When Tangerine Dream’s Peter Baumann decided to make a cash-in disco record, the result was this odd combo of breathy erotica, high camp and sheer awfulness

Rob Fitzpatrick

17, Dec, 2014 @3:52 PM

The 101 strangest records on Spotify: Somei Satoh - Sun-Moon
Retreat into the minimalist sounds of Japanese composer Satoh. His 1994 creation is full of soothing stillness – and near silence

Rob Fitzpatrick

26, Nov, 2014 @4:02 PM

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