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Jim Ferraro – On Air (2010)

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James Ferraro’s music falls into a genre called “hypnagogic pop”, a genre I know nothing about, and am not even sure I would be able to pronounce.  In the old days we’d just slap an “unclassifiable” on it and call it a day, but labels make sites like RYM and Last.fm tick, so now everything’s gotta have a label.  James Ferraro (who for some reason goes by “Jim” for this album only) is perhaps the living embodiment of “unclassifiable”, mutating and corrupting nearly everything he touches.  But if you need a label, something as strange and left-field as “hypnagogic pop” will suffice.
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