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June
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Acid Baby Jesus / LP

Psychedelic Rock should have ended the moment that Hendrix choked on the cosmos and went back to his own planet. It would’ve been the perfect bookend to resolve a story that began in grubby garages populated by delinquents with neat hair and demented minds. But it will never end, it will only get louder, because [...]

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June
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Warren Oates: A Wild Life / Susan Compo

Anyone who knows anything about cult movies has to have come across the work of Warren Oates at some point, one of the most charismatic actors of his generation and one of coolest dudes in seventies cinema. Born and raised in Kentucky, Oates drifted through an uneventful high school and college life of little merit [...]

7
June
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Beasts Of Burden / Animal Rites / Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson

Burden Hill is your average, dull, non-descript American suburb. But beneath the seemingly idyllic, passive surroundings something incredibly sinister is taking shape. As street lamps flicker, signalling dusk on otherwise uneventful cul-de-sacs and empty patios, malevolent spirits wait within the shadows. Signs of the supernatural are becoming a daily occurrence as paranormal activity takes root [...]