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  • 09/28/2009

Thrill Jockey's Limited 12" Series

The folks over at Thrill Jockey keep busy, with an impressive number of releases appearing during any given season. Recently, the label has been putting out a number of limited 12" records, and of course, the genres represented are wildly diverse. First, Thank You's Pathetic Magic slab is a Baltimore affair, featuring remixes of the group's psychedelic punk from Dan Deacon, Lungfish's Asa Osborne, and others. Next up is the 21st-century psychedelia of White Hills, a new signing to the label. The quartet has been blowing speakers and minds for a while now, and with help from members of Oneida and Kurt Vile's band, it's no wonder that Thrill Jockey took them on. Finally, the electro-acoustic hypnotism of Mountains gets the vinyl treatment for a limited CDR that was originally distributed on their last tour, and in the spirit of unique editions, each jacket is hand-stamped. With even more coming from the Chicago stalwarts, including new stuff from Javelin and Radian, Thrill Jockey continues to push our ears beyond the blandness of so much contemporary music.

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