Bargain Bin Babylon: Imperial Teen: The Hair, the TV, the Baby, and the Band
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Imperial Teen: The Hair, the TV, the Baby, and the Band

Imperial Teen took their time making deceptively chipper music with lyrics that often provided a sour tang under the sweet surface.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Elvis Presley: Blue Hawaii
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Elvis Presley: Blue Hawaii

Bargain Bin Babylon: William E. Barklow: Voices of the Loon
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Bargain Bin Babylon: William E. Barklow: Voices of the Loon

Demonstrates the power of field recording and sound design to both record and evoke, to provide a soundscape about which the listener can conjure a story or provide…

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones: Polka Thriller
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones: Polka Thriller

The artwork is worth a chuckle, but is the music worth a listen? Sure, and you might even dance to it before it’s done.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Roches: We Three Kings
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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Roches: We Three Kings

Bargain Bin Babylon: Glen Campbell: Wichita Lineman
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Glen Campbell: Wichita Lineman

Wichita Lineman is a bargain store lament of unexpected depth, worth far more than its price tag in salty wisdom, the crackling vinyl recollecting a long-gone past.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Orbital: Snivilisation
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Orbital: Snivilisation

Snivilisation is now, for most of its length, a soundtrack for a moderately busy office.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Cutting Edge: A Selection of Contemporary British Roots Music
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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Cutting Edge: A Selection of Contemporary British Roots Music

A gorgeous survey of something whose musical reach should go far beyond its seemingly narrow target audience.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Wendy Carlos: Sonic Seasonings
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Wendy Carlos: Sonic Seasonings

Carlos balances Sonics Seasonings’ overall experimental leanings with the same sense of playfulness that brought her previous releases mainstream success.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Golden Earrings
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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Golden Earrings