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The Complete 24/7 Club Box Set!

Hey! Look at this! Now you can download ALL 24 singles in just on click!!

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Serene Dominic presents… The Evolution VI!

Punk rock history was made on April 13, 1966 when Nicky Mollash walked into a Safeway supermarket on La Cienega Boulevard to purchase some Gleem toothpaste so he could look his best for a photo shoot at Pandora’s Box, a … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Russ Walton!

When Indian composer Rahala Shimuyanti scored the unsettling music that would eventually become the foundation for “Please Stand By”, he thought he was receiving bad karma for not thanking Vishnu when accepting his Grammy. He set the troublesome recording aside, … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… The Makeup Sects!

You could do a lot worse in 1966 and early 1967 than worship at the altar of the Rolling Stones and if anyone ever wondered what the music of Aftermath or Between the Buttons might have sounded like sung with … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Weather Gnome!

This release of 24 Originals Happening Now marks the first-ever appearance of the German prog-rock titans Weather Gnome on a various artists compilation, and odd that it should be one that contains 24 songs. A typical Weather Gnome track clocks … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Watson the Telly!

Good sir! In trying to represent every conceivable style of music on 24 Originals Happening Now, we were surprised to find through exhaustive and pricey marketing surveys that so many of you, our cherished listeners, wanted us to include something … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Mister Catherine 2U!

World renown hairstylist Mister Catherine had millions of coiffure fanatics around the world, a client book filled with movers and shakers who’d sit still long enough for him to apply his Midas Touch to their hair follicles. But was that … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Mendlessohn’s Brain!

The neo-psychedelic movement in the 80′s may have seen a boost in sitar use and bands swathed in paisley but there was precious little vinyl that was as truly hallucinogenic and skin crawling as early psychedelia had been. “Yellow Shampoo”, … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Brooklyn Beard!

No band has been more blatant about their wish to be mistaken as an indie rock band as Brooklyn Beard, a Melbourne chicken-in-a-basket supper club duo who had neither facial hair nor a Park Slope P.O. Box number. Thusly Horbitt … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… P@RN!

How many times have you watched VH1’s Where Are they Now or Behind the Music and heard a formerly popular hair farmer band member decry, “Things were going great- till that Nirvana came along and chased us off the radio”? … Continue reading

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