Take it from us – you can judge a book by its cover – because this weird little record from Hans Edler is exactly what you'd expect from the image on the front! Hans plays early analogue electronics in a very offbeat way – making short songs that blend bleeps, pulses, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a name stamp on back. Label has a name stamp.)
Electric Prunes (with David Axelrod) —
Mass In F Minor ... LP Reprise, Late 60s. Near Mint- ...
Just Sold Out!
A beautifully baroque batch of tracks, written and arranged for the Electric Prunes by the great David Axelrod – a really groundbreaking mix of modes that had quite an impact back in the late 60s! The record shows Axelrod's perpetual fascination with the spiritual – mixed with that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing. Cover is in great shape, but the bottom left corner of the front paste-on is folded over about an inch.)
Cass Elliott's charming Don't Call Me Mama Anymore – her last album – and it's a live one, recorded at Mister Kelly's nightclub in Chicago! Cass's legacy will always be the sunshine pop harmonies of The Mamas & Papas – but on her own, she's got a sweet kinda cabaret act going ... read moreCD
Rare work from the team of Donnie & Joe Emerson – first brought to light on their obscure outsider album Dreamin Wild – and here featured in a host of previously unreleased tracks! The vibe of the music follows in the same spirit as the duo's few released recordings – kind of ... read moreCD
Rare work from the team of Donnie & Joe Emerson – first brought to light on their obscure outsider album Dreamin Wild – and here featured in a host of previously unreleased tracks! The vibe of the music follows in the same spirit as the duo's few released recordings – kind of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Eno's last real "rock" album – and one of the best of the bunch! The album follows the style of some of the work that Eno was doing with Bowie – in that it's got some tracks that really rock out, in kind of a sci-fi, late 70s way – and other tracks that are much ... read moreCD
The Equals were a mixed race rock group out of the UK during the late 60s, and although they're probably best remembered for their hit "Baby, Come Back", this full album also has them playing a number of cuts that have a deep, soulful, bass-heavy groove that goes way beyond their big ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Moody synth soundscapes from Espectrostatic – aka Alex Cuervo, of punk & garage groups The Hex Dispensers, Blacktop, This Damn Town & Feast of Snakes. This 13-song suite of instrumentals carries on the tradition of synth prog pioneers and 70s & 80s horror soundtracks steeped in ... read moreCD
Moody synth soundscapes from Espectrostatic – aka Alex Cuervo, of punk & garage groups The Hex Dispensers, Blacktop, This Damn Town & Feast of Snakes. This 13-song suite of instrumentals carries on the tradition of synth prog pioneers and 70s & 80s horror soundtracks steeped in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sublime country rock and superb vocals from the Everly Brothers – an album as close to our hearts as the much more hipster-celebrated work of the era by Gram Parsons, the Byrds and others! The Everlys grasped onto their significance throughout the 60s by hopping from trend to trend with ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pure genius from The Ex, whose revolutionary style of noise punk (in the aural sense and in agenda) is firing masterfully on this early 90s set – making aggressive, tuneful, caustic and consistently riveting magic with the accompaniment of cellist Tom Cora! At a time when the so-called ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(2010 Mississippi/Domino Sound reissue. Cover has light wear.)
Glorious power pop from South London – driving work from the Exits! The spectre of early Elvis Costello hovers over The Exits, particularly in the vocal department – but the uber catchy hooks and buzzing guitars have more of an all purpose sheen. Strong stuff from the power pop ... read moreCD
Fagen returns to wrestle with mortality and his own significance on Morph The Cat – his best solo work since Nightfly – and overall a stronger album than Steely Dan's previous effort! We can't pinpoint exactly what makes this one of the better Dan-related efforts off the 00s, but we ... read moreCD
A wide range of work from The Family Dogg – a UK group who were really inspired by the best Sunshine Pop sounds in the US, but one that also helped move the style strongly towards a 70s pop style too! The music is mostly pretty tight here – a mix of female and male voices (one of which ... read moreCD
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, a peeled mark and residue from sticker removal, a promo stamp, and some light stains on the back.)
Furia ... CD Finders Keepers/Bird (UK), 1985. New Copy ...
Fantastic work from The Fates – an all-female group from the UK post-punk scene of the early 80s – with members who previously worked in The Fall and Nico's Blue Orchids! The record's got this very cool acid folk sort of feel – one that's somewhere between The Wicker Man and some ... read moreCD
The heady second album from Bill Fay – much more introspective and moodier than his first outing for Deram, and a session done in tight collaboration with British guitar legend Ray Russell! Russell's got Fay working here with a much smaller group than on the first album – a collection ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Limited picture disc version – with the much-discussed, uncensored photos on the front and back of the record! Titles include "Boys", "Ain't Your Right", "24 Hours", "You're Not The One", "Nobody Asked Me (If Im OK)", "Heavy Metal ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The one and only album from Norway's Firebeats Inc – a set that barely made a dent in the 60s, but which has gone onto have legendary status over the years! The album's got a groove that's partially borrowed from the Brit Beat combos of the time – but also has this harder edge ... read moreCD
The first full length for The Five Americans – a great set of mid 60s heartland rock by a group that could deliver raucous garagey nuggets, sweeter harmonies, and jangly pop tunes – with equal excellence! The group vocals are fantastic, and it's especially impressive that they could ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear and partial seam splitting.)
The black and white cover may look a bit punk, but the Flaming Groovies continue their great move into jangle pop – working here again with producer Dave Edmunds, who really seems to find the right direction for this sound! The music is almost a pastiche of older Brit modes from the mid 60s ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
First-ever vinyl release of the Flaming Lips at their most gonzo – the 4 disc set Zaireeka – with each intended to be played simultaneously! Call your friends with portable turntables and make it happen! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition indie store exclusive for Record Store Day 2013. New/alternate art for this remastered vinyl edition.)
A new wave crossover classic from The Flying Lizards – one of the quirkiest groups of their era! The group were European, but have a sound that resonates strongly with the most playful post-disco work of the New York scene of the time, particularly the acts on Ze Records – a groove ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
It's hard to get any more tripped out than this at the end of the 60s – and this one and only album by Fool kind of out-Peppers Sgt Peppers! Fool were actually better known at the time for their work as designers – including more than a few famous covers for groups on the British scene ... read moreCD
Neal Ford & The Fanatics —
Good Men ... CD Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ...
Good men, indeed – a mighty cool combo from the Houston scene of the late 60s – and a group who may well have been one of the trippiest things going down in Texas at the time! Neal Ford & The Fanatics have this great blend of fuzzy psych and raw garage – a vibe that's very ... read moreCD
A great overlooked band from the Cali scene at the turn of the century – a quartet with a great female singer, and a tight jangly sound that almost takes us back to the C86 generation in the UK! The songs are well-written, and filled with sweet little hooks that bring out the best in the ... read moreCD
Joik ... CD Distort-D-Sound, 1999. New Copy ...
One of the few albums ever cut by this under-discovered California quartet – a cool little group who mix post punk elements with some warmer ideas too – sometimes using jazzy inflections on the guitar and keyboards, at a level that reminds us a bit of some of the more subtle groups from ... read moreCD
Lost pop psychedelia from the Canadian scene – with groovy arrangements that recall Nilsson, Donovan and the sunshine glory of the Association – plus some of the more driving efforts of groups like Love! Most of the tunes are as catchy as all get out – with swirling organs, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Half & Half has a unique gimmick, one that points the way towards Frankie's solo career to come – in that it features half tunes sung by the whole group, and half tunes sung by Frankie solo! Yet even despite this fact, there's a really unified feel to the record – one that no doubt ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bob Frank —
Bob Frank ... LP Vanguard/Light In The Attic, Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)...
A wonderful lost gem from the legendary Vanguard Records – a set issued in the 70s, but with the best independent spirit of the label from the decade before! Bob Frank is a very unique songwriter – and has this amazing ability to paint these personal little pictures in song – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album