American Decay

Texas Radio Drift

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He heard it somewhere southeast of El Paso. He couldn’t understand a word of it, but it was the most beautiful thing he’d ever heard.

Connie & Coltrane at the End of Time

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A busted tape loop of sludgy Coltrane with a shot of Connie Francis in a ballroom filled with radio static and feedback.

Enchanted Desert

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“They’ll challenge each other to walk ten miles into Death Valley without any supplies. They wager money on it.”

Do You Remember New Orleans?

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One night I found a cassette at the bottom of a shoebox while cleaning the attic. The label said Jim Reeves Roast, June 1978.

Reverberated Crying

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A dusty ballad plays in a grand old ballroom filled with tailored men and elaborate hairdos.

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