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Attic Finds

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The attic finds section is dedicated to rare music, obscure bands, and classic songs that deserve to be saved from being forgotten in history. We rummage around in our near-infinite attic room in search of old vinyl and cassette tapes, and actively work to rescue albums and singles that are at risk of being lost.

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This long-player is a total find. Back in 2008, San Fran’s Elephone released Canister a ferociously playful and quirky album that should have been a global hit. You could sum it up as Modest Mouse crossed with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves… let’s give it a spin. The opener is […]

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This is one sweet attic find. The first and only album from Brighton punk song crafters, The Pirhanas. Jangling clean guitars, quick beats, tidy bass lines, and that saxophone thread are instantly recognisable and the vocal has a strong accented tinge that usually only works for bands from Scotland or London. You’d be forgiven for […]

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Not every record you spin is freshly pressed. Sometimes you find something in your attic that just isn’t available anywhere else. Even after a couple of decades, you just want to share it. Today, I’m sharing a record from the nineties from a band called Alias titled Goachead. So, who are Alias? They are a […]