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Artist: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES
Title: Reads His Poetry
Format: LP
Label: Real Gone
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
""This is Charles Bukowski. Well, let me just sit here and drink beer." Thus begins the September 14, 1972 poetry reading from which this 1980 release on John Faheys Takoma label is drawn. This is quintessential Bukowski, from the rude n crude drawing that adorns the front cover to the belches that punctuate the poems. As for the work itself, its not really what youd commonly conceive of as poetry, but rather observations and vignettes drawn from lifes darker side, focusing on perversions, poverty, drunkenness, gambling, and bodily functions. But Bukowskis bemused air and self-deprecating humor blunt the shock value of the words and emphasize the universality of the themes. "I want you to hate me," he says to the audience, but its hopeless-he is one of us. We at Real Gone are rescuing this recording from the clinical, digital world of the compact disc and restoring it to its proper vinyl format. If there were ever an echo of the analog world, this album would be it." -Real Gone.
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Artist: JODOROWSKY, ALEXANDRO
Title: El Topo: Soundtrack Album
Format: LP
Label: Real Gone
Country: USA
Price: $31.00
"Championed by everybody from John Lennon to Peter Gabriel to Marilyn Manson - and decried by establishment critics ranging from Vincent Canby to Gene Siskel - El Topo remains one of the most controversial movies ever made. Director Alejandro Jodorowskys bizarre, blood-soaked blend of spaghetti Western, druggy surrealism, Christian allegory, Zen Buddhist themes and avant-garde sensibilities gave rise to the entire midnight movie counterculture phenomenon of the early 70s and forever changed the way adventurous audiences viewed film. Or, for that matter, heard film; for no soundtrack, before or since, has embraced so many styles in its pursuit of spiritual and artistic goals. Atonal, Tibetan Buddhist thighbone trumpets clash with beautiful, even sentimental, chamber orchestra pieces alongside pan flute rhapsodies, brass bands and parlor jazz; that Jodorowsky himself composed the score - after, no doubt, intently studying the work of Morricone - is almost as impressive an artistic achievement as the film itself. Now, Real Gone Music, in partnership with ABKCO Music & Records, is issuing this one-of-a-kind soundtrack album on LP for the first time since the original release produced by Allan Steckler for Apple Records back in 1971. Whats more, the four-page booklet boasting some of the films hallucinogenic imagery that came with the original release will be included in the gatefold LP reissue. Mastered by Joe Yannece at Classic Sound in New York, and produced for reissue by ABKCOs in-house Engineer Teri Landi and Mick Gochanour, with tape transfers by Landi, lacquer cutting by Carl Rowatti at TruTone Mastering and a 180-gram vinyl pressing, Real Gone/ABKCOs release of El Topo on LP fully captures Jodorowskys singular sonic vision." - Real Gone.

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