Anxious Sound
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The Monks circa 1966. Photographer unknown.

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The Monks
Love Came Tumblin' Down
Black Monk Time
2:30
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The hands of Appalachian folk musician Roscoe Holcomb (1912-1981). Photograph by John Cohen.

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Leaving Meaning, the new album by SWANS. Out now on Young God.

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Insect Mortality by Angel Hair, released by Gravity records in 1995.

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Unwound
New Energy
The Future of What
1:57
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Gogogo Airheart performing at the Three One G eviction party, 13 April 2002. Photograph by Matt Average.

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Unwound. Photographer unknown.

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Lithograph print by artist Scott King for a Joy Division show at The Moonlight Club in London, England, 4 April 1980. Tate collection.

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Poster for the first live performance by Television, 2 March 1974.

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Public Strain by Women, released by Jagjaguwar in 2010.

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Women
Eyesore
Public Strain
6:25
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The Rolling Stones play The Last Time live in Ireland in 1965. From the documentary Charlie Is My Darling (1966), directed by Peter Whitehead.

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A few seconds of Andy Warhol's "Screen Test" of Bob Dylan, 1965.

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Bob Dylan
Press Conference
San Francisco
3 December 1965
51:04
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Woody Guthrie at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1958. Lou Gordon/Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.

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Bootleg edition of Tarantula by Bob Dylan. Made by Compendium Books of London in 1970 and sold at The Isle of Wight festival.

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Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, available from Folkways Recordings. Design by Visual Dialogue.

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Clikatat Ikatowi
The Feeding of the Birds
River of Souls
2:40
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Clikatat Ikatowi circa 1995. Photographer unknown.

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Giving Birth To Thunder, the Indian Summer discography. Vinyl and digital formats available from Numero Group.

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Notable releases in 2019.

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Loscil — Equivalents a / Pool Holograph — Blank Suite B/W Stage Fright b / Alex Zhang Hungtai — August at Akiko's OST c / Avey Tare — Cows on Hourglass Pond d / Oh Sees — Face Stabber e / Cass McCombs — Tip of the Sphere f / Protomartyr — No Passion All Technique (Reissue) g / Tim Presley's White Fence — I Have to Feed Larry's Hawk h / Tim Hecker — Anoyo i / Deerhunter — Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? j / Nivhek — After it's own death B/W Walking in a spiral towards the house k / Clarice Jensen — Drone Studies l / Devendra Banhart — Ma m / Cate Le Bon & Bradford Cox — Myths 004 n / Indian Summer — Giving Birth To Thunder (Discography) o
 
 
Oh Sees
Heartworm
Face Stabber
2:45
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Photographs of David Bowie by Masayoshi Sukita, 1977. More here.

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Milo Aukerman of the Descendents. Photographer unknown.

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First 2 7"s by Minor Threat, released by Dischord in 1984.

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Minor Threat
Seein' Red
First 2 7"s
1:03
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Portraits of Past live at Death By Audio in Brooklyn, New York, 2008. Recorded by un:ART:ig

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The Fall as photographed by Kevin Cummins, 18 August 1977. 1/2

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The Fall
English Scheme
Grotesque (After the Gramme)
2:06
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Hopeton Overton Brown, aka Scientist, in studio circa 1980. Photographer unknown.

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Relaxing Death by Useless Eaters, 2016. Available from Castle Face.

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Tim Presley / White Fence circa 2012. Photographer unknown.

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The title screen of the official video for Fog City by Tim Presley's White Fence (2019).

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Wire
French Film Blurred
Chairs Missing
2:35
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The vinyl reissue of No Passion All Technique, the debut album by Protomartyr. Out now on Domino.

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The official video for Golden Chords by Deakin. Directed by Brian DeGraw

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Cold Pumas
Variety Lights
Persistent Malaise
5:29
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The Nation of Ulysses

The Nation of Ulysses. Photographer unknown.

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Anxious Sound is a zine about essential noise. Designed, constructed, and curated by Todd Richardson, a writer and photographer from Massachusetts.

Audio is provided by YouTube. Album artwork is the property of the respective owners.

Copyright © 2019 Todd Richardson

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