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Coming Soon: The Vinyl Dreamscape’s Top Ten Albums of 2022

A very special thank you to Laibach @ http://www.laibach.org The band is featuring the Vinyl-Dreamscape article, “The System Aspires to Totality” on their website. We are honored to be included https://www.laibach.org/reflections-archive/articles/

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The Vinyl-Dreamscape / Recent Articles & Featured Reviews

The Proletariat’s Guide to the Music of David Sylvian

The sun shines high above / The sounds of laughter / The birds swoop down upon / The crosses of old grey churches / We say that we’re in love / While secretly wishing for rain / Sipping Coke and playing games / September’s here again / September’s here again David Sylvian’s catalog has always…

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Talking Heads / Fear of Music / 1980: Music in the age of D.R.E.A.D.

There was no doubt about it; if you wanted to listen to rock-radio in Detroit during the late 1970s, W.R.I.F. were your call-letters. The RIF (as it was commonly known) was the go-to spot on the FM radio dial for the “home of rock n’ roll”. The station played a significant role in the community;…

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Jerry Lee Lewis / September 29, 1935 – October 28, 2022

JERRY LEE LEWIS died on Friday, October 28th. And while there are those who will remember him only for the scandal of marrying Myra Lewis Williams, his 13 year old cousin in 1957; Lewis was a true pioneer of rock n’roll music. His influence and style can be heard and seen across the music spectrum; from punk…

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Phillip Sollmann / Something is missing / 2006

Phillp Sollmann / Something is Missing / 2006 Sample Room One Ce n’est pas une pipe qui fait la musique. In 1928, Bascom Lamar Lunsford recorded a traditional American folk song titled simply, I wish I was a Mole in the Ground.  Which was later included on Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music, forever…

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Zoivet*france / Shouting at the ground / 1990

Zoviet*france / Shouting at the Ground / 1997 Sample Revenue of Fire “let us say it again, all art is in its origin essentially symbolical and ritual, and only through a late degeneration, indeed a very recent degeneration, has it lost its sacred character so as to become at last the purely profane ‘recreation’ to…

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