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Music

Record Machine: Oddball Flexi Discs

Flexi discs — those thin sheets of plastic or coated paper containing music and other recordings — used to be included in magazines, fan club gifts, or other giveaways. Their popularity waned once CDs took more of a market share in the ’90s, but now Pirate Press is reviving the format with releases from Deerhoof, Napalm Death, and […]

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Music

Forgotify, the Last Frontier: Holiday Edition

It may not be random, but it’s relevant. 

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Music

Forgotify, the Last Frontier: “Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit, BWV 669”

Thanks, Bach, for creating the quintessential boring organ music. You genius, you. 

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Perspectives

The Music Saved My Soul

Music has saved me countless times. I know this is a sentiment I’m not alone in – most of us have that one band, song or genre that gets us through the hard times, pumps us up and motivates us, and makes our hearts sing.