Unspooling the Thread: Best Places to Start with Beefheart, Acid Mothers and Oren Ambarchi

Calling on collective power of our followers to help us get through the vast discographies! The artists in question this time are Don Van Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart), Japanese psych-rock vets Acid Mothers Temple and Australian guitarist Oren Ambarchi. What other artists with large discographies would you like us to tackle next? Feel free to…

Unspooling the Thread: Vinyl and Indie Labels

Its no secret that at this point vinyl production is an obscenely expensive and slow process. Yet, in spite of all the production/cost flaws vinyl also remains one of most attractive options when it comes to physical mediums. So how do smaller labels manage to produce vinyl in face of all the obstacles? We asked…

Unspooling the Thread: Talk Talk / Mark Hollis Playlist

Remembering Talk Talk founder Mark Hollis (1955-2019) with a little help from our followers. https://twitter.com/Iheartnoise/status/1100133284254830598 After the Flood (picked by smallhaus) April 5th (picked by Submarine Broadcasting Co) Today (picked by Hairs aBlazin') I Believe in You (picked by Carl) Eden (picked by Cam Scott) Inheritance (picked by Jasper Willems) New Grass (picked by Caroline…