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Tempe's Gilgongo Records Celebrates 10 Years of Underground Music

Gilgongo Records founder James Fella smiles mischievously as he pulls a record from a sleeve and puts it on the turntable.

"This is incredible," he says, dressed unassumingly in a button-down, blue jeans, and New Balances. The youthful-looking 32-year-old brushes his hair to the side as haunting sounds emit from the speakers, muffled strands of "Martha My Dear," that sound warbled and transmuted.

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.