This week in the basement: essential Cocteau Twins vinyl reissues; a psych rock supergroup featuring members of Black Angels & The Horrors; the California sunshine pop of The Orange Peels; a compilation of obscure '80s Philly ambient synth trio The Nightcrawlers; and LP#2 from baroque-krautrock trio Lake Ruth.
Tim Sommer has some issues with the Replacements. In the 2nd of two articles he's written about the recent reunion, he says:It is possible that my own archival experiences with the Replacements may have affected my ability to appreciate the pure delight people are feeling upon seeing the renascent Replacements in 2014...
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