Swooning orchestras lulling you into a state of relaxation despite the looming threat of nuclear devastation may not be very popular anymore, but I would posit that they may be due for a comeback these days. Here are some fun covers of easy listening 45 EPs from the collection of Bradley Reeves, head honcho of Cinegraphic Archives and Preservation, who collects all variety of audio and film relics (and then digitizes them—he can do it for you, too). You’ll start feeling soothed in no time as you gaze upon these content-looking individuals!
1930s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s animation architecture Bruce Campbell cars Charles Burns comics dinosaurs E3 Fantagraphics food funk General Motors George Barris graphic novels hi-fi Jerry Beck John Kricfalusi John Waters Krofft Brothers lost formats MAD Magazine magazines Marvel Cinematic Universe movies music PopCult Archives postcards Reassessing Russ Meyer science fiction sex some things never change special effects stereo superheroes tiki TV shows USSR video games
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