An offshoot of the Exotica Project, the Lonely Beat focuses on post-War music inspired by, or evocative of (sometimes only loosely) the cluster of motifs, images and clichés associated with the mid-century American city. This is a city based in some reality but remade by pop culture - the gritty, dangerous, bohemian Naked City.
New at the Exotica Project:
The Irridescents' moody, unusual arrangement of "Bali Ha'i," circa 1963. The is the first pressing of this obscure Los Angeles surf combo's only 45.