Pearls Before Swine
Proper classic of underground psychedelic-folk right here. Drag City have done us all the immense courtesy of reissuing ‘Balaklava’, the 1968 epic by Pearls Before Swine. It’s a record that flits from more earnest and stripped-bare balladry to spots that are genuinely exploratory and compositionally audacious. Needless to say this is an essential listen, and it’s been made easier than ever with this run of reissues available on both LP and CD.