September 5, 2013 Andy Cush

Forty-four years after its recording and thirty-three years after its release, the Shaggs Philosophy of the World remains one of the strangest and most beguiling examples of outsider music ever put to tape. The Shaggs, three sisters who only started a band at their father’s insistence, wrote bizarre, non-repeating melodies that often veered from saccharinely poppy to […]

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