Songs They Never Play on the Radio: Arthur Russell

Songs They Never Play on the Radio: Arthur Russell

It’s questionable now that you would in actuality never hear this Arthur Russell song on the radio. Not so long ago many an eyebrow would have been raised at the notion that you might, but in the time since I first knowingly heard him on 2008’s superlative Optimo (Espacio) mix Sleepwalk (never mind his death in 1992) his popularity seems to have grown exponentially. The song on the Optimo mix was ‘This Is How We Walk On The Moon’, and even on that strange, nocturnal, hypnagogic record (a record that I would happily call one of my favourites) it stood out as particularly otherworldly

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Independent Label Market: Glasgow, 12 October 2013

This was announced a while ago but we thought we'd chip into remind/alert you of/to the fact that the first Glasgow Independent Label Market  (presented by the Vinyl Factory) is this Saturday from 10 till 6 at the Barras Art & Design Centre, supported by AIM, SMIA, The List and Kiltr. There's going to be DJ sets from local heroes such as Edwyn Collins, Belle & Sebastian and JD Twitch, as well as gourmet food and of course a lot of exclusive records and merchandise. It's really very exciting - see you there. Penury, here we come...

See the poster below for full details.

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