In rotation: 9/28/16

Amoeba Music granted license to sell marijuana: Iconic Californian music chain Amoeba has won a license to dispense medical cannabis from its 25 year-old location in Berkeley. Amoeba’s flagship store has been competing for a coveted permit since last October. After its initial application failed, Berkeley City Council has now approved the store’s plans for an in-house dispensary. “We are planning the most epic dispensary ever at the Amoeba location on Telegraph,” wrote the store’s Debby Goldsberry after sharing the news on Facebook.

Independent Leeds music store celebrates 45 years with its own vinyl single: Over the past four and a half decades, Jumbo Records has been a flag bearer for Leeds’s independent music scene. Now the independent record store, in the city’s St Johns Centre, is to celebrate its 45th anniversary on October 1 with the release of its own special 45rpm vinyl single. The split seven-inch release, produced in conjunction with the record label Too Pure, features songs by Menace Beach and Post War Glamour Girls, two bands that Jumbo says “typify the vibrancy of Leeds’ current musical underground”.

Bob Dylan Announces 36-Disc Set of 1966 Live Albums, Shares “Tell Me, Momma”: On November 11, 36 Bob Dylan concerts recorded throughout 1966 will be compiled in a massive, 36-disc set called The 1966 Live Recordings, Rolling Stone reports. To mark the announcement, Dylan has shared a version of “Tell Me, Momma” recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 26, 1966, which you can hear below. (The song never appeared on a studio album.) The mostly unreleased recordings were taken from soundboards, CBS Records mobile recordings, and audience tapes. There will also be a standalone release for the Albert Hall concert, The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert, out November 25.

Annual record sale in aid of Farleigh Hospice to return next month: A record and vinyl sale in aid of a hospice will return to Maldon next month. Every year the Farleigh Hospice Shop in High Street holds the event which sees more than a thousand records, LPs and Eps go on sale. The offer includes music from a range of genres such as folk, jazz, rock and country. It will be the second record sale held at the store this year. Hospice Shop Manager, Sara Fisher said, “Our record sales have been growing in popularity over recent years but this year we have something special.

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