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Episode 07: Badge of the Brass Fist

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Physical Collections in a Digital World

Hey all. Happy Febru- …ah. Yes, we’re a little late, aren’t we?
Apologies to all for the short delay in posting the episode, but we’ve got a swell show for you to make up for it.
On the docket this month – Collections, more David Bowie, Bond (again), French horns (really), and as always, our monthly music picks and recommendations.

Enjoy and keep an eye out for the upcoming Film Club episode on Night of the Living Dead.
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Paper Masque Playlists: The Many Moods of Valentine’s Day

Sure, all of the greeting card companies would probably like for us to think that Valentine’s Day is nothing but cupid, candy, and roses, but we all know that the holiday tends to carry a wide range of emotions with it. So to commemorate the conflicting nature of this time of year, we present an equally varied playlist to get you through all of it.
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Masterpiece Turntable : Marvin Gaye – LET’S GET IT ON

nullTo say that Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” album is just about sex would be to belittle a great piece of art. But by the same token, the theme of sexual relationships is unavoidably the central focus of the record. “Let’s Get It On” finds its unique brilliance in the way that it takes what could be portrayed as a shallow subject and gives it a much deeper significance than many other songwriters could successfully accomplish. Far from just being a trashy record to keep handy in the bedroom, Marvin Gaye has given us an album that explores the duality of intimacy; exploring its euphoric beauty as well as its potential for bleak desperation. Continue reading Masterpiece Turntable : Marvin Gaye – LET’S GET IT ON