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Yesterday, on the generally astonishing Zamboni Sountrack: this tape from the night of December 22, 1967 featuring legendary UK DJ Johnnie Walker, alone on the Radio Caroline offshore rig, paying tribute to the recently deceased Otis Redding.

The effectively named OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP TAPES with a treasure chest of XMAS-themed/referencing old school hip-hop tapes

Via Skull Kontrol: Can doing "Silent Night"

Not as timely as the aforementioned, but via TFD: Four Tet's Much Love to the Plastic People mix

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Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Bookforum, Slate, The Village Voice, The Boston Globe Ideas section and The Wire (for whom he writes a bi-monthly column). He is on the editorial board for the New Literary History of America.
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