Life after Peter Gabriel – with Phil Collins doing a surprisingly great job on vocals – free from all the tripe of later years! Titles inlcude "Dance On A Volcano", "Robbery Assault & Battery", "Ripples", "Trick Of The Tail", and "Mad ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)
Moody ambient synth explorations from M Geddes Gengras! Mood-wise, Ishi is a bit reminiscent of the benchmark electronic ambient experimental albums of the 70s, like Tangerine Dream, with 3 long pieces that start fairly calm and pastoral, with slow-building, thickening atmosphere, before easing ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download, which also includes the additional 40-minute piece"Vigil".)
Really tremendous work from Lesley Gore – and just the sort of record to show that she's way more than just another girl singer from the 60s! The sound here is incredibly groovy right from the start – a mix not just of the romping arrangements of Claus Ogerman (in his best Soul ... read moreCD
A really great collection of work from The Grass Roots – one of those groups that we remember from years back, but always forget how much great stuff they recorded! The Grass Roots were a key link between folk and rock in the mid 60s – a group who had some of the raspy charm of the ... read moreCD
Kind of lovable, easygoing 70s rock from Nils Lofgren's Grin – amiable guitar and piano grooves – with a bit of bite in the guitars, but with an laidback sensibility overall! The tunes have an unpretentious, catchy vibe to them, which in other hands in the 70s would have come off as ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Margo Guryan —
27 Demos ... CD Franklin Castle/Oglio, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ...
Really wonderful work from Margo Guryan – an artist who was probably known more as a songwriter than a singer – especially for her groovy late 60s pop tunes! This package is heavy on those gems – presented in these great demo takes that are nice and stripped-down – often ... read moreCD
Man, these guys look weird on the cover – and they also sound pretty weird on the record, too – in this strange mode that really makes the album an unusual one all the way through! There's lots of dark phrasing on the guitars that really offset the whiteness of the cover – almost ... read moreCD
What can we say? These guys are one of our guiltiest pleasures from the early 80s – a sweet little new romantic group, with touches of the jazziness that was showing up in some of the post-punk Rough Trade groups of the time. Nik Heyward's on lead vocals, not nearly as cloying as he was in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
It's been quite a few years since we last heard from Half Japanese, and we're definitely overjoyed at what we're hearing here – music that's as powerful and personal as the group were back at their start! At some level, we're amazed at how strong these guys still sound – rawer than ... read moreCD
Brilliant work from Tim Hardin – an album recorded for Columbia after his years on Verve, showing him still growing as an artist, moving past the folksy style of early hits, into a broadly-expressed singer/songwriter mode, one that shows traces of Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, and other ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear with a hint of pen in one corner.)
A beautiful late album from Tim Hardin – a full suite of tracks dedicated to wife Susan (aka The Lady Came From Baltimore) and his new son Damion – all done in a style that's far more complicated, ambitious, and personal than before! The work here has a shaky brilliance – as ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has fading on the top seam and some wear, with moisture staining, some peeling, and seam splitting along the bottom)
Fantastically beautiful stuff! Tim emerges here as one of the true genius singer-songwriters of his generation – mixing together folksy roots, intimate jazz-inflected vocalizations, and wonderful instrumental touches from players like Gary Burton, Earl Palmer, and John Sebastian, layered ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A dream – and the fab first LP by Harpers Bizarre! The group were one of the strangest pop ensembles operating in the seminal LA scene of the mid 60s – ostensibly a sweet harmony vocal group, but with a strangely childish approach that also had an ear open for the mind-blowing ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Greel label Warner Seven Arts pressing. Cover has light wear and some marker on the back. Label also has some marker.)
The 4th, and unfortunately, the last Warner album by Harpers Bizarre – one of the few testaments of genius left to us by this incredible group! The record shows the group moving past the sweet pop and dreamy nostalgia of earlier albums – tentatively stepping into the haze of the late ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker and a small split on the spine.)
A pretty wild ride from Hatfield & The North – with a freewheeling debut that has it's proggy bits, masterful musicianship, and lots of smart (you could say snide) humor! The Hatfield group features some pretty influential players, including Dave Stewart on some supremely spacey keys, ... read moreCD
Versus ... LP Century Media, 2008. Near Mint- ...
Hawkwind ... LP United Artists, 1970. Very Good ...
Just Sold Out!
The debut of the mighty Hawkwind – spacey, yet blues informed rock from the very and of the 60s/start of the 70s – the dawn of space rock as we know it! These fellas looked into their minds eyes and what what they saw was eerie echoes, lumbering rhythms and trippy atmospherics grounded ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)