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In Rotation: Big Star manager Ben Fasman on contemporary country that doesn't suck

Plus: Reader music critic Miles Raymer on iMaschine for iPhone and artist Cody Hudson on and Spacemen 3

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Cody Hudson, artist/graphic designer A website that asks visual artists to make a ten-song playlist to give "an insight into the creative process of visual practitioners, through the music that they listen to whilst working." So if you are curious what Eric Yahnker, Peter Blake, or Kathryn Ferguson are listening to in the studio, go here.


Spacemen 3, The Perfect Prescription I can listen to this album over and over and not get tired of it. Maybe it's the combo of Jesus and drugs.

The Work of Hipgnosis Something I picked up at a used bookstore. It's about the British design group that from 1968 to 1983 designed some amazing record covers for Pink Floyd, UFO, Led Zeppelin, and many others—including one of my favorite cover images of all time for the Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here record.

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