In 1965, White Whale Records scored a massive hit with its very first release, the Turtles’ “It Ain’t Me Babe.” For the next five years, the label released over 150 singles and 24 albums. The recently released The Land of Sensations & Delights: The Psych Pop Sounds of White Whale Records, 1965–1970 rounds up stand-outs from the imprint’s brief but prolific run. It’s the latest project from Grammy-nominated deejay, author, and producer Andrew Sandoval, who joined us to discuss White Whale, record collecting, his work with the Monkees, and the future of boutique archival material.
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After 30 years of Monkees reunions, the group has delivered a new album that captures the rollicking nature and aesthetic of their classic ’60s recordings. As a lifelong fan, I’ve […]
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