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The True Topography: A PoB Playlist.

The True Topography: A PoB Playlist.

You may remember some months ago we collaborated with Aquarium Drunkard to bring you the PoB guide to science and fantasy fiction. Now, for your listening pleasure, we present to you The True Topography playlist via Spotify. Within you’ll find just under five hours of sonic material to help facilitate losing yourself in whatever post-apocalyptic, Afro-futuristic, new age, or kosmische dreamscape you wish. Plus, a new playlist from our fantastic interns Hannah and Milica.

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Hiss Golden Messenger: Bad Debt (January 14)

Hiss Golden Messenger: Bad Debt (January 14)

Pre-order this much-heralded but little-heard HGM masterpiece and get a free download of the new live record London Exodus. “An apotheosis” – The Oxford American

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Chris Forsyth: Solar Motel

Chris Forsyth: Solar Motel

His most ambitious and sublime work of Cosmic Americana yet, a 4-part suite of corporeal/cerebral psychedelic bliss. “A masterpiece,” says Aquarium Drunkard.

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PoB/WXYC Hopscotch Day Party: Sept. 7 at the RLT Stephenson Amphitheatre.

PoB/WXYC Hopscotch Day Party: Sept. 7 at the RLT Stephenson Amphitheatre.

Free, feat. Steve Gunn, Spacin’, Chris Forsyth, Pelt + Daniel Bachman, The Black Twig Pickers, Birds of Maya, Lonnie Holley, Promised Land Sound, et al.

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Promised Land Sound: Promised Land Sound

Promised Land Sound: Promised Land Sound

The young Nashville band cooks up some serious red dirt/swamp boogie & country-fried choogle à la Jim Ford, Link Wray, and Dennis Linde. William Tyler guests.

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Chance: In Search

Chance: In Search

The private press masterpiece by Johnny Cash’s friend Chance Martin, In Search sounds like some unholy pot likker of Waylon & Funkadelic. Welcome to the Dead End.

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Steve Gunn: Time Off

Steve Gunn: Time Off

His first album with a full band, Time Off uses the trio format to launch Gunn’s compositions and singing into new, luminous strata.

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Hiss Golden Messenger: Haw

Hiss Golden Messenger: Haw

The new album from HGM, widely hailed as their best yet and one of the year’s most critically acclaimed records, is now available. Selah!

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The Red Rippers: Over There … and Over Here

Paradise of Bachelors presents the first reissue of the obscure 1983 LP by Vietnam vet country-boogie band the Red Rippers. Get chooglin’, soldier.

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Hiss Golden Messenger and Elephant Micah: HGM Plays EM Plays HGM

A 45rpm collaboration between Hiss Golden Messenger and Elephant Micah, two of their generation’s most compelling songwriters.

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Plant and See: Plant and See

The first-ever reissue of the sole eponymous album by American Indian activist and songwriter Willie French Lowery’s interracial swamp-psych band.

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Welcome to Paradise.

Welcome to Paradise.

Welcome. Paradise of Bachelors opens a sturdy island home for magic and other sounds. Nominally a record label, recording company, and soundsystem, Paradise of Bachelors refuses the tired exercises of genrefication, categorization, and specialization endemic to the media trade and its imperial empiricism. Instead, inspired by piratical realms beyond the hegemonic reach, we seek to establish a Temporary Autonomous Zone for recorded music and related media products without other readily available distribution channels and sensory access points.

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