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ARTIST
TITLE
And This Is Our Music
FORMAT
2LP

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AUK 014LP AUK 014LP
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RELEASE DATE
1/6/2015

Gatefold double LP version. Originally released in 2003, now reissued on A Recordings, Anton Newcombe's own record label with a bonus EP of the originally limited edition If Love Is a Drug EP. The Brian Jonestown Massacre is a psychedelic rock band originally from San Francisco, California, led by guitarist/singer Anton Newcombe. Since 1995 The Brian Jonestown Massacre has released numerous albums, first for Bomp! Records, the label which gave them their start, and later for TVT and Tee Pee. BJM has been essential in the development of the modern U.S. garage scene, and many L.A. and SF musicians got their start playing with Newcombe, including Peter Hayes of The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Originally Newcombe was heavily influenced by The Rolling Stones' psychedelic phase -- the name comes from Stones guitarist Brian Jones combined with a reference to cult leader Jim Jones, but his work in the 2000s has expanded into aesthetic dimensions approximating the UK shoegazing genre of the 1990s and incorporates influences from world music, especially Middle Eastern and Brazilian music.