"Issue eight has longtime contributor Mats Gustafsson (late of The Broken Face) doing his inimitable interviewing journalistic thing on Los Angeles brotherly duo Antique Brothers, and New Zealand's singular Rory Storm. Ned Raggett talked to guitar genius Ilyas Ahmed. Steve Sawada interviewed Portland, Oregon's Plants. Brian Faulkner talked to Tom and Christina of the Charalambides, Mark Dagley chatted with Natalie Rose LeBrecht aka Greenpot Bluepot. I interviewed: The very wonderful Damon & Naomi, tripped-out vocal adventurer Dredd Foole, great guitarist Sir Richard Bishop of the late lamented Sun City Girls, legendary Japanese guitarist Michio Kurihara with translation by Alan Cummings, the deeply beguiling husband and wife acid folk duo Arborea, American singer songwriter Stephen Yerkey of the late great Nonfiction, Argentinian sonic explorer Anla Courtis late of Reynols, the great Swedish psychedelic band The Spacious Mind, the unique and brilliant British composer and vocalist Johnny Parry, I talked to Myc James lead vocalist of Nevada City band of yore Absalom, psychedelic home-recording Brit madman Reefus Moons, singer songwriter Lys Guillorn, ambient masters Stars of the Lid, Sacramento Valley's own psych-pop wizard Anton Barbeau, and the truly wonderful The Handsome Family. We also feature artwork by the stalwart Peter Blegvad, the charming Andrew Goldfarb, and myself.We received exceptional pieces for this issue's complimentary CD from: Arborea, Rory Storm, Anton Barbeau, the Slow Poisoner, Natalie Rose LeBrecht, Rory Storm, Lys Guillorn, Reefus Moons, Absalom, Anla Courtis, Antique Brothers, M. Jarvis / A. Jarvis, Powell St. John, The Spacious Mind, and Ilyas Ahmed."
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