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Mount Eerie’s A Crow Looked At Me and Now Only – tackling bereavement and mental health

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Lockdown luck: reuniting with my CD collection

Amid self-isolation Simon Kirk strikes gold as he shares a personal story about the importance of a collection.

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Radiohead’s The Bends 25th anniversary: gateway to the summit

Simon Kirk takes a look at the album which paved the way for Radiohead’s rise to the top, arriving during the hysteria of Britpop.

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Elliott Smith’s Figure 8 album 20th anniversary: more questions than answers

Elliott Smith’s Figure 8 uncovered the hallmarks of a flawed genius and Simon Kirk looks back at the final album before his untimely death. 

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Ween’s White Pepper 20th anniversary: a two finger salute to success

Ween’s White Pepper turns 20 and Simon Kirk attempts to dissect the weird and wonderful world of Philadelphia’s greatest musical paradox.

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Dirty Three’s Whatever You Love, You Are 20th anniversary: “A labyrinth of unsullied splendour”