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On the CD: Iron & Wine (debut recording), Elliott Smith, Nobukazu Takemura, Harry Smith (debut release of his “field recordings”), Califone, Stereolab, L’Altra, Träd Gräs Och Stenar, Screamers, Turn On, Mice Parade, and more.
In the book: Harry Smith, Terry Riley, James Brown’s Original Funky Divas, Alan Greenberg, Califone, Destroy All Monsters, Träd Gräs Och Stenar, Brad Johnson, Pita, Fennesz & Bauer, Robert Walser, Tae Won Yu (photographs), Jana Martin, “A Lo-Fi Metal Primer,” Alphonse Allais, “Downtown 81,” James Kochalka.
I would hurry and get the copies before they are gone.