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CreamFresh Cream ... LP
Atco, 1967. Very Good ... $11.99
Titles include "I Feel Free", "NSU", "Dreaming", "Cat's Squirrel", "Toad", and "I'm So Glad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Side 1 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cover has some light ring & edge wear.)

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Dead KennedysFresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables (180 gram pressing with poster & prints) ... LP
Cherry Red (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
Landmark work from The Dead Kennedys – and maybe still one of the greatest punk records to ever come from the American scene! There's so much here that so many other records are missing – razor-sharp instrumentation, a great sense of pacing, and most importantly, a biting wit that always keeps the whole thing from ever lapsing into any sort of over-serious cliches! Yet unlike their LA contemporaries, the group were also never ones to just lay into the jokes – as the political commentary here is especially pointed, and nearly every single song is a blistering attack on late 70s California mores and national obsessions. Every track's a gem – and titles include "Kill The Poor", "Forward To Death", "Let's Lynch The Landlord", "Your Emotions", "Holiday In Cambodia", "California Uber Alles", and "Stealing People's Mail" – plus a killer cover of "Viva Las Vegas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – super-heavy vinyl!)

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New Robert Gordon with Link WrayFresh Fish Special ... LP
Private Stock, 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some light wear.)

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New FreshFresh Out Of Borstal ... LP
RCA, 1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
A pretty rough and rugged set of rock tracks – performed by a trio who were all prisoners at London's legendary Borstal! The title makes you think this might be some sort of Clash-type record, but the date belies the difference – and the overall approach is kind of in the Rolling Stones/Immediate Records mode of the late 60s – soulful at times, and with some added arrangements that include strings and larger orchestrations behind the core rock sound. Titles include "Long Long While", "Borstal", "See You Later", "You Made Me What I Am", "Life Is What You Make It", and "Take What We Want". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear and a bumped corner.)
 
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Veruca SaltAmerican Thighs ... CD
Minty Fresh, 1994. Used ... $3.99
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New SuckTime To Suck ... CD
Parlophone/Fresh (South Africa), 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Rare South African power rock from Suck, who definitely do not suck – fierce, hard charging, heavily rhythmic jams with straight up killer drums and rumbling groove that we'd put up there with some of the more raucous stuff that came out of the Haight Ashbury scene! The bass, drums & guitar interplay do some nice damage, and groove nicely when the mood strikes. A number of the tunes are covers that tunes, by groups like Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Grand Funk, but the group puts their own stamp on them, and the titles include "Aimless Lady", "21st Century Schizoid Man", "Sin's A Good Man's Brother", "The Whip", "Into The Fire", "Elegy". CD
 
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Bama LamasGoing Up? (with download) ... LP
Bama Lamas, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99
Rowdy, vintage R&B-fueled rockers from The Bama Lamas – a contemporary Chicago band with a retro sound, akin to late 50s though mid 60s ragers from The Burnette Brothers to Screamin' Jay Hawkins and lots in between – and they make it sound fresh and vital! A couple of the Bama Lamas also serve as band members for the legendary Andre Williams, if you need any more evidence to their authenticity – and the tracks include "Tell Ya Once", "(Do) The Hurt", "Sugar Snap", "Sambuca", "(Do) The Crab", "Hunger", "Goin' Out", "Hungry Teenage Wolfman", "Monkey Bump", "Ghost Of The Voodoo King", "No More" and more. Recorded in mono – glorious mono! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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BeatlesRevolver ... LP
Apple/EMI, 1966. Sealed ... $299.99
Maybe our favorite Beatles album ever – a key set that bridges the catchiness of the early years and the sharper ideas of later albums – with a slightly sinister undercurrent that really keeps things fresh! The album's got some great early psych in spots, offset with wonderfully mature and sweet lyrics on the love songs – cross-cut with a bit of witty social commentary too! Tracks include "Taxman", "Eleanor Rigby", "Love You To", "Here There & Everywhere", "She Said She Said", "And Your Bird Can Sing", "Tomorrow Never Knows", and "For No One". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 60s stereo pressing on Capitol – ST 2576!)

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Jackie De ShannonTo Be Free ... LP
Imperial, 1970. Sealed Gatefold ... $8.99
An interesting little record – with kind of a crossover California soul feel overall – recorded with Rene Hall arrangements that echo a few rootsy modes at times, mixed in with fuller orchestrations that step a bit back towards Jackie's earlier years on Imperial – a surprisingly nice blend, with a fresh sound for the 70s. The album features a number of great tracks co-written with Jimmy Holiday – a fellow Imperial talent – and titles include "Mediterranean Sky", "Sooner Or Later", "What Was Your Day Like", "Livin On The Easy Side", "Brighton Hill", and "When Morning Comes Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing!)

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DeathSpiritual Mental Physical – Original Reel-To-Reel Demo Recordings 1974-1976 ... CD
Drag City, 1974/1975/1976. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
A fresh discovery from pre-punk Motor City firebrands Death – who were not only pioneers of African American punk rock, they also pre-figured some best adrenaline-fueled underground rock of the next decade and more! Spiritual Mental Figures features ten raw demos from 1974-1976 – seven of which were recorded on a two-track reel-to-reel stereo recorder – and it's exciting, pummeling, incendiary stuff! A worthy addition to Death revival campaign that began with Drag City's essential release of their For The Whole World To See album. Get it! Includes "Views", "The Masks", "Change", "World Of Tomorrow", "The Storm Within", "Dannis On The Motor City Drums" and more. CD
Also available Spiritual Mental Physical – Original Reel-To-Reel Demo Recordings 1974-1976 ... LP 14.99

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New DeathSpiritual Mental Physical – Original Reel-To-Reel Demo Recordings 1974-1976 ... LP
Drag City, 1974/1975/1976. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A fresh discovery from pre-punk Motor City firebrands Death – who were not only pioneers of African American punk rock, they also pre-figured some best adrenaline-fueled underground rock of the next decade and more! Spiritual Mental Figures features ten raw demos from 1974-1976 – seven of which were recorded on a two-track reel-to-reel stereo recorder – and it's exciting, pummeling, incendiary stuff! A worthy addition to Death revival campaign that began with Drag City's essential release of their For The Whole World To See album. Get it! Includes "Views", "The Masks", "Change", "World Of Tomorrow", "The Storm Within", "Dannis On The Motor City Drums" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Spiritual Mental Physical – Original Reel-To-Reel Demo Recordings 1974-1976 ... CD 12.99

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Die ParteiLa Freiheit Des Geistes ... CD
Bureau B (Germany), 1981. New Copy ... $16.99
The album's got a classical-styled cover image, but the work is plenty modern within – some great electronic grooves from the best years of the German new wave! Die Partei are a duo we'd rank right up there with Pyrolator and Der Plan – easily as playful as both of those great acts, and graced with a talent for taking the simplest of analogue electric sounds, and really making them sound fresh and groovy! There's no darkness at all in the music – just these cool rhythmic passages that mix beats and keyboards in a way that's very different from US or UK material of the time – never overblown, never too moody – just simple, tuneful, and still wonderful after all these years. Titles include "Ostafrika", "Guten Morgen In Koln", "Rote Schuhe", "Allerheiligen", "Nord Sud Fahrt", "Wo Sind Sie", and "Austauschprogramm". CD
Also available La Freiheit Des Geistes (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 24.99

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Die ParteiLa Freiheit Des Geistes (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Bureau B (Germany), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
The album's got a classical-styled cover image, but the work is plenty modern within – some great electronic grooves from the best years of the German new wave! Die Partei are a duo we'd rank right up there with Pyrolator and Der Plan – easily as playful as both of those great acts, and graced with a talent for taking the simplest of analogue electric sounds, and really making them sound fresh and groovy! There's no darkness at all in the music – just these cool rhythmic passages that mix beats and keyboards in a way that's very different from US or UK material of the time – never overblown, never too moody – just simple, tuneful, and still wonderful after all these years. Titles include "Ostafrika", "Guten Morgen In Koln", "Rote Schuhe", "Allerheiligen", "Nord Sud Fahrt", "Wo Sind Sie", and "Austauschprogramm". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available La Freiheit Des Geistes ... CD 16.99

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Durutti ColumnLC (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Factory/4 Men With Beards, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 18.98
Pure and lovely sounds from the early days of Durutti Column – music from a time when guitarist Vini Reilly's conception was quite fresh, and deeply personal – so much so, his music really stood out amidst the darker sounds of his post-punk generation! As with the first Durutti Column album on Factory Records, this one often features Reilly's electric guitar overdubbed in cool ways – spare, but flowing – almost as if he's a Pat Metheny for the UK underground – but serving up short songs that are never overindulgent. But unlike the first record, Reilly also sings a bit – with this light, haunting style that's surprisingly compelling – one of those rare cases where a thin voice can often carry a lot of power – especially with spare instrumentation like this. Titles include the sublime "Missing Boy" – plus "Sketch For Dawn", "Jacqueline", "Messidor", "The Act Committed", "Detail For Paul", and "Portrait For Frazer". LP, Vinyl record album

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Flamin GrooviesShake Some Action (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/4 Men With Beards, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 18.98
A great move in a fresh direction for the Flaming Groovies – a set that has the group working with producer Dave Edmunds, and hitting this sweet power pop sort of sound! The Groovies still have all the tight energy of before – but they also seem to be paying tribute to an older vintage of British material – as evidenced by their 60s look on the cover, and the album's back cover parody of a stance by The Beatles! The short tracks are plenty tuneful, and Edmunds has a way of compressing the fuzz down tightly, but never in a way that makes things sound slick or commercial. Vocal chorus bits are especially great – surprisingly catchy, almost in a Brit Invasion way – and titles include "Shake Some Action", "You Tore Me Down", "I Saw Her", "Teenage Confidential", "I Can't Hide", "She Said Yeah", and "Sometimes". LP, Vinyl record album

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MonkeesHeadquarters ... LP
Colgems, 1967. Very Good ... $6.99
One of the best ever efforts from the Monkees – really the first album where Mickey, Peter, Davy and Mike took creative control from the TV people – and created and album of groovy late 60s pop to rival those of their influences! Headquarters famously features a lot more original material than previous LPs – and it still sounds remarkably fresh! It really doesn't feature any of their huge hits, so it stands up really well without the crutch of nostalgia! Titles include "You Told Me", "I'll Spend My Life With You", "Band 6", "I Can't Get Her Off My Mind", "Mr Webster", "Sunny Girlfriend", "Zilch", "No Time", "Early Morning Blues And Greens", "Randy Scouse Git". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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New Panama Limited Jug BandIndian Summer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Harvest/Esoteric (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $15.99
A really wonderful second set from Panama Limited – a group who've dropped the "Jug Band" from their name, and come across here with a very different sound! The album's still got lots of acoustic roots elements in the mix, but the overall conception is very strongly rooted in blues, then filtered through a more experimental generation – ala Captain Beefheart! It's clear that the group had been digging the Cap themselves, but they're not just copping his style here – as the album has a more pointed, tuneful approach – with vocals augmented by new group member Anne Matthews, who really helps them find a fresh groove. Way more trippy than before – thanks to some very evocative lyrics – and titles include "Moonshine", "Set Me Free", "Woman I Love", "Darkness Brings", "Laughing", and "Eastern Man". CD features bonus tracks – "Round & Round" and "Rotting Wooden In A White Collars Grave". CD

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Quicksilver Messenger ServiceJust For Love ... LP
Capitol, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
Titles include "Wolf Run (parts 1 & 2)", "Just For Love (parts 1 & 2)", "Freeway Flyer", "Gone Again", and "Fresh Air". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original lime green label pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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Guy SkornikPour Pauwels ... CD
EMI/Lion, 1971. New Copy ... $12.99
Lost legendary work from Guy Skornik – a heady set from early 70s France, and proof that there's a hell of a lot of greatness to discover on that scene! The album's got a blend of psych fuzz and deeper ideas that's not that far from Serge Gainsbourg – although the overall presentation is more cerebral, and influenced by the ideas of GI Gurdjieff, carried out by Skornik in this sublime blend of acoustic elements and larger orchestrations directed by jazzman Ivan Jullien! Like some of the best French work of this time, the album has a wonderful balance between the personal and professional – the intimate and the ambitious – which really makes things exciting and fresh, and very different than anything you might have been digging on this side of the Atlantic at the time. Titles include "Realite", "L'Ile De Paques", "Fulcanni", "Je Vois Ce Que Je Crois", "Quest Ce Que Le Dream", and "Je Ne Sais Pas Je Ne Sais Plus Rien". CD
Also available Pour Pauwels ... LP 16.99

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Guy SkornikPour Pauwels ... LP
EMI/Lion, 1971. New Copy ... $16.99
Lost legendary work from Guy Skornik – a heady set from early 70s France, and proof that there's a hell of a lot of greatness to discover on that scene! The album's got a blend of psych fuzz and deeper ideas that's not that far from Serge Gainsbourg – although the overall presentation is more cerebral, and influenced by the ideas of GI Gurdjieff, carried out by Skornik in this sublime blend of acoustic elements and larger orchestrations directed by jazzman Ivan Jullien! Like some of the best French work of this time, the album has a wonderful balance between the personal and professional – the intimate and the ambitious – which really makes things exciting and fresh, and very different than anything you might have been digging on this side of the Atlantic at the time. Titles include "Realite", "L'Ile De Paques", "Fulcanni", "Je Vois Ce Que Je Crois", "Quest Ce Que Le Dream", and "Je Ne Sais Pas Je Ne Sais Plus Rien". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)
Also available Pour Pauwels ... CD 12.99

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Small FacesSmall Faces (Decca) (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Decca (UK), 1966. Used 2CD ... $11.99
There's nobody like The Small Faces at their best – as you'll hear from the group's killer 1966 album on Decca! The style here is tight, right, and fully-formed straight from the start – easily one of the best UK 60s hybrids of American influences from R&B, garage rock, and early psych – sorted out perfectly by a quartet of lads who really know what they're doing. And the album's maybe even more focused than the group's later album on Immediate – as here, The Small Faces are all business, and the right kind of gritty – just fantastic stuff that's fresh and exciting even today! Titles include "Shake", "Come On Children", "You Better Believe It", "IT's Too Late", "One Night Stand", "Sorry She's Mine", "Sha La La Lee", and "Own Up Time". 2CD version is filled with great stuff – the full mono mix of the album, plus bonus tracks that include "Patterns", "Grow Your Own", "What's A Matter Baby", and "I've Got Mine" – and then a full bonus CD of 14 more tracks – all strange mixes and alternate versions of album tracks! CD

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SoundgardenSuperunknown (200 gram vinyl with download) ... LP
A&M, 1994. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $53.99 59.99
Soundgarden's massive breakthrough – and a much-deserved one, too – a great moment for 90s rock! Soundgarden started out in the indie underground, but unlike SO many bands who were mined by the major labels only to find that the mainstream was no place for them, Soundgarden really belonged to the world at large. The BIG sound, heavy riffs and wailing vocals are rock godhood personified, but at their best – as they are on Superunknown – there's an artful integrity that's not to be overlooked. Includes "Let Me Drown", "My Wave", "Fell On Black Days", "Mailman", "Superunknown", "Head Down", "Black Home Sun", "Spoonman", "Limo Wreck", "The Day I Tried To Live", "Kickstand", "Fresh Tendrils", "4th Of July", "Half", "Like Suicide" and "She Likes Surprises". LP, Vinyl record album
(Truly beautiful 20th Anniversary pressing – on newly remastered, heavy duty 200 gram vinyl, a 12-page book with new photos and art, and it includes the download.)

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SouthwindSouthwind ... LP
Venture, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A weird late 60s set from this California group – one that's got a rocking small combo feel at parts, but a partly rural sound too! The vibe's almost like some of the party groups that played the southern circuit in the 60s, but a bit more west coast too – never really psyche or fuzz, but certainly heading that way. Instrumentation includes guitar, organ, bass, and drums – and titles include "Fresh As A Daisy", "Hollywood Honeys", "Tryin To Fly My Kite", "I'm Moving On", "I'm Proud To Be", and "Get On Board The Train". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & some light wear.)

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StereolabMars Audiac Quintet ... CD
Elektra, 1994. Used ... $4.99
Stereolab's second for Elektra, following strongly on their debut for the label – and one of their best ever! Mars Audiac Quintet is a brilliant batch of space age pop tunes, inflected with the genius ear for 60s classics that's always made the band so compelling to us, but done in a fresh and unique way. Stereolab loved and relied upon vintage gear, but you could never really peg them as retro, or revivalists. There was never another pop band exactly like them, yet it's also important to consider just how incredibly unique Stereolab was in the early-to-mid 90s landscape. Mindblowing! Titles include "Three Dee Melodie", "Wow & Flutter", "Ping Pong", "Anamorphose", "Three Longers Later", "Nihilist Assault Group", and "Fiery Yellow", "Outer Acceleration", "New Orthophony" and more. CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a gold promo stamp.)

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New Toody/Western FrontToody/Western Front (10inch vinyl) ... LP
Whizeagle/Mississippi, 1985. New Copy ... $11.99
Surprisingly sweet country work from Toody and Fred Cole of Dead Moon – music that's kind of like The Knitters were to X, or the country version of The Mekons were to the post-punk one! By way of those references, we mean that the style here isn't really Nashville or Bakersfield – but an important early alt version of mainstream country styles – served up with the core earnest, honest approach that was unlocked by punky – all in modes that are sometimes as shaky as the indie underground, in a way that's a fresh change from the big leagues. Titles include "Coming On Strong" and "Rather Be Your Lover" by Toody – plus "Clementine", "Orygun", "Stampede", and "Looking Back At Me" by Western Front. LP, Vinyl record album

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Vox Populi/Pacific 231Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi ... CD
A Stable Sound, Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
Seminal sounds from the French underground of the early 80s – music from the group Vox Populi, plus the related Pacific 231 – both with a dark edge that rivals the best coming out of the north of England during the post-punk years! Like Cabaret Voltaire or 23 Skidoo, these guys really have a strong sense of the darker uses of analogue electronics – an understanding that's clearly informed by musique concrete, but turned towards simpler, starker ideas as well – often with the kind of chilling edge that we love in Throbbing Gristle at their best. These guys are a lot less posturing than TG, but have a similar sense of power – especially in the low-end range of the sonic spectrum – and this excellent compilation by Cut Chemist tells the full story of the group and their rare releases, some of which only ever appeared on cassette. Titles include "Chair Morte", "Mass Male", "Radio Moscou/Satyriasis", "Funk Off", "Alternative Fresh", "Bala Mala", "Mind", and "Chabman". Also features bonus tracks "Track 38 (parts 1 & 2)", "Funk Off (alt)", and "Bala Mala (alt)". CD
Also available
Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi (includes bonus 7 inch) ... LP 24.99
Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi ... CD 6.99

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Vox Populi/Pacific 231Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi ... CD
A Stable Sound, Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
Seminal sounds from the French underground of the early 80s – music from the group Vox Populi, plus the related Pacific 231 – both with a dark edge that rivals the best coming out of the north of England during the post-punk years! Like Cabaret Voltaire or 23 Skidoo, these guys really have a strong sense of the darker uses of analogue electronics – an understanding that's clearly informed by musique concrete, but turned towards simpler, starker ideas as well – often with the kind of chilling edge that we love in Throbbing Gristle at their best. These guys are a lot less posturing than TG, but have a similar sense of power – especially in the low-end range of the sonic spectrum – and this excellent compilation by Cut Chemist tells the full story of the group and their rare releases, some of which only ever appeared on cassette. Titles include "Chair Morte", "Mass Male", "Radio Moscou/Satyriasis", "Funk Off", "Alternative Fresh", "Bala Mala", "Mind", and "Chabman". Also features bonus tracks "Track 38 (parts 1 & 2)", "Funk Off (alt)", and "Bala Mala (alt)". CD
Also available
Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi ... CD 13.99
Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi (includes bonus 7 inch) ... LP 24.99

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Vox Populi/Pacific 231Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi (includes bonus 7 inch) ... LP
A Stable Sound, Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
Seminal sounds from the French underground of the early 80s – music from the group Vox Populi, plus the related Pacific 231 – both with a dark edge that rivals the best coming out of the north of England during the post-punk years! Like Cabaret Voltaire or 23 Skidoo, these guys really have a strong sense of the darker uses of analogue electronics – an understanding that's clearly informed by musique concrete, but turned towards simpler, starker ideas as well – often with the kind of chilling edge that we love in Throbbing Gristle at their best. These guys are a lot less posturing than TG, but have a similar sense of power – especially in the low-end range of the sonic spectrum – and this excellent compilation by Cut Chemist tells the full story of the group and their rare releases, some of which only ever appeared on cassette. Titles include "Chair Morte", "Mass Male", "Radio Moscou/Satyriasis", "Funk Off", "Alternative Fresh", "Bala Mala", "Mind", and "Chabman". Also features bonus tracks "Track 38 (parts 1 & 2)", "Funk Off (alt)", and "Bala Mala (alt)". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi ... CD 13.99
Funk Off – Cut Chemist Presents Vox Populi ... CD 6.99

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VariousSchnitzelbeat Vol 1 – I Love You Baby – Twisted Rock & Roll, Exotica, & Proto-Beat Unknowns From Austria 1957 to 1965 ... LP
Digatone (Austria), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $29.99
Weird and wild sounds from the Austrian scene of the late 50s and early 60s – not the usual proto-rockers you might find on compilations of this nature – but some especially unusual music that's unlike anything else we've heard before! There's definitely some of the exotic and rockish touches promised in the title – but many cuts use them in very different ways – with the instruments coming in at points you might not expect, and echoey production abstracting all the elements – almost shaking them up so that they come out in a very fresh way! A few tunes are straight, but many are very much in the farther reaches of oddball and exotic – and titles include "Biggy's Little Car" by Johnny & The Shamrocks', "Olymp" by The Austrian Evergreens, "Jeannie Jeannie Jeannie" by Hannes Patek & The Vienna Beatles, "Gran Chaco" by The Tramps, "Geisterstunden Cha Cha" by Uzzi & Bill Grah's Olympia Band, "Nachts In Chicago" by The Hubbubs, and "Inka City 60" by Die 4 Bambis. LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy vinyl – and comes with a cool booklet of notes, too!)

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VariousSpirit Of Akasha – Celebrating Morning Of The Earth ... CD
Warner (Australia), 2014. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A new batch of music put together in the spirit of the legendary Morning Of The Earth movie – that famous surf film from Australia that really drew new cosmic connections between mankind, the water, and the music! The original soundtrack for that film is often listed as one of the best Australian rock records ever – and this new collection really follows suit, by combining the older trippy inspirations with a range of fresh voices from both sides of the Pacific – not just Australian performers, but some great American artists as well. There's a very timeless feel to the record – a vibe that could put it anywhere between the space of the 70s and the 21st Century – and some of the older artists nestle in nicely next to younger talents – in a really well-directed, cohesive-sounding record. Titles include "Unchained" by Tom Curren, "Drifting On A Daydream" by Grouplove, "To Be Young" by Andrew Kidman & The Windy Hills, "Gravity" by Lee Ann Curren, "The Weatherman" by Angus Stone, "The Pier" by Dirty Three, "We Love Our Hole" by Bonnie Prince Billy & The Cairo Gang, "Great Divine" by Xavier Rudd, "Wavves" by Jack River, "Before Your Very Eyes" by Atoms For Peace, and "In My Moondreams" by Brian Wilson. CD

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New VariousTruckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels – The Blissed-Out Birth Of Country Rock Vol 2 – 1969 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1969. New Copy ... $18.99 26.98
An amazing second chapter to this wonderful series – and like the first, a perfectly-chosen batch of tracks that shows the return of country styles to rock music at the end of the 60s! Most of the artists here are those of the LA scene – who had a surprisingly strong respect for the sounds of Bakersfield and Nashville – but the set also includes some other artists who really fit into the mix well – almost all of them big names of the time, or of later years – but working here in a sound that's still very fresh, and free from all the cliches that crept into country rock in the 70s! Bear Family really took a lot of care with the whole thing – and the set features over 50 pages of notes, telling the track-by-track tale of country rock from 1969 – a set of 23 titles that includes "Level With Your Sense" by The Corvettes, "Sin City" by The Flying Burrito Brothers, "Texas Me" by Sir Douglas Quintet, "Drug Store Truck Driving Man" by The Byrds, "Up On Cripple Creek" by The Band, "Make Me Smile" by Poco, "We Need A Whole Lot More Jesus" by Linda Ronstadt, "Ruby" by The First Edition, "I'm Movin On" by Elvis Presley, "Vaccination For The Blues" by The Sanland Brothers, and "Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass" by Buck Owens. CD

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New BeatlesRevolver ... CD
Apple/EMI, 1966. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe our favorite Beatles album ever – a key set that bridges the catchiness of the early years and the sharper ideas of later albums – with a slightly sinister undercurrent that really keeps things fresh! The album's got some great early psych in spots, offset with wonderfully mature and sweet lyrics on the love songs – cross-cut with a bit of witty social commentary too! Tracks include "Taxman", "Eleanor Rigby", "Love You To", "Here There & Everywhere", "She Said She Said", "And Your Bird Can Sing", "Tomorrow Never Knows", and "For No One". CD
Also available Revolver ... LP 299.99

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New David BowieDavid Bowie (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Deram/Universal, 1967. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Genius, pure genius from a young David Bowie – an album that we've always treasured as much as Ziggy Stardust! This set's pre-Hunky Dory, pre-Space Oddity – and it's an amazing little record that's almost completely devoid of guitars – instead using weird woodwinds (lots of oboe!), soaring strings, and offbeat orchestrations to carry off the tunes – all of which are as weird, mad, and wonderful as anything Bowie wrote in later years! The subject matter of the songs is almost a dark reflection of the picture postcard England that you'd find in work by The Kinks – the local pederast, weird guy who lives with his mum, old military geezer who can't get out of the past, cross-dressing soldiers, a gravedigger about to meet his death, and hip Londoners gallivanting all over town – all delivered with a sharpness that's stunning. We honestly think the record is flawless – incredibly complicated instrumentally, but incredibly groovy too – with all the edge you'll always love in Bowie, but in a fresh young flavor too. Years back, as young Bowie-heads, we always passed this one by – assuming it was unformed early roughness – but it's not, and is an incredible album that would have been more than enough for any other artist to build a career on. Includes "Uncle Arthur", "Sell Me A Coat", "Rubber Band", "Love You Till Tuesday", "There Is A Happy Land", "When I Live My Dream", and more. This loaded 2CD deluxe edition includes both the stereo and mono album mixes in full, plus a slew or singles, unreleased stereo mixes and unreleased tracks like the bootleg classic "London Bye Ta-Ta" and 5 tracks recorded for a '67 John Peel show. CD

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New Flamin GrooviesShake Some Action ... CD
Warner/DBK Works, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great move in a fresh direction for the Flaming Groovies – a set that has the group working with producer Dave Edmunds, and hitting this sweet power pop sort of sound! The Groovies still have all the tight energy of before – but they also seem to be paying tribute to an older vintage of British material – as evidenced by their 60s look on the cover, and the album's back cover parody of a stance by The Beatles! The short tracks are plenty tuneful, and Edmunds has a way of compressing the fuzz down tightly, but never in a way that makes things sound slick or commercial. Vocal chorus bits are especially great – surprisingly catchy, almost in a Brit Invasion way – and titles include "Shake Some Action", "You Tore Me Down", "I Saw Her", "Teenage Confidential", "I Can't Hide", "She Said Yeah", and "Sometimes". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Shake Some Action (180 gram pressing) ... LP 15.99

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New BeatlesRevolver (180 gram vinyl – mono) ... LP
Apple/EMI, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe our favorite Beatles album ever – a key set that bridges the catchiness of the early years and the sharper ideas of later albums – with a slightly sinister undercurrent that really keeps things fresh! The album's got some great early psych in spots, offset with wonderfully mature and sweet lyrics on the love songs – cross-cut with a bit of witty social commentary too! Tracks include "Taxman", "Eleanor Rigby", "Love You To", "Here There & Everywhere", "She Said She Said", "And Your Bird Can Sing", "Tomorrow Never Knows", and "For No One". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Revolver ... LP 299.99

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New BeatlesRevolver (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Apple/EMI, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe our favorite Beatles album ever – a key set that bridges the catchiness of the early years and the sharper ideas of later albums – with a slightly sinister undercurrent that really keeps things fresh! The album's got some great early psych in spots, offset with wonderfully mature and sweet lyrics on the love songs – cross-cut with a bit of witty social commentary too! Tracks include "Taxman", "Eleanor Rigby", "Love You To", "Here There & Everywhere", "She Said She Said", "And Your Bird Can Sing", "Tomorrow Never Knows", and "For No One". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing, with 2009 stereo remaster – and 14 tracks in all!)
Also available Revolver ... LP 299.99

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New FacesFirst Step ... CD
Warner, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The first album ever from The Faces – a mighty merger of half of the old Small Faces with the young Rod Stewart and Ron Wood, fresh from the Jeff Beck group! The meeting of talents really set The Faces on fire – bringing even sharper focus to the group's previous sound, and giving it a stellar frontman in the face of Stewart – who was still brilliantly soulful here, and way far from all the cliches he'd spew in later years! The guitars are fantastic, the rhythms very raw – and the whole record romps along with this messy blend of rootsy elements and garagey power – never letting up the sonic onslaught for a minute. In the US, Warner still tried to market the group by using "Small Faces" on the cover – but trust us, the sound is way different than before – as you'll hear on cuts that include "Stone", "Around The Plynth", "Looking Out The Window", "Nobody Knows", "Wicked Messenger", and the classic "Three Button Hand Me Down". CD

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New Mark LindsayGolden Classics Edition (Arizona/Silverbird) ... CD
Collectables, 1969/1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Arizona, wonderful solo work from this ex-Raider – an album that's almost to Mark Lindsay's career what Scott Walker's post-Brothers albums were to his! Lindsay really reinvents himself here – stepping out with a mature mix of jazz vocals, pop stylings, and more – all of which take him nicely past his roots, and into territory that should have gotten a lot more recognition at the time. Mark's vocals are pretty great – somewhat self-conscious, but never in a cloying way – and for the session, they're wrapped up in some hip arrangements from Artie Butler and Al Capps, both great partners for the date. Titles include "First Hymn From Grand Terrace", "I'll Never Fall In Love Again", "Man From Houston", "Arizona", "Something", "Love's Been Good To Me", "Sunday Mornin Comin Down", and "Small Town Woman". Silverbird is proof that Mark Lindsay did a mighty good thing by stepping out on his own – as the album's a true pop treasure beyond compare – arranged to perfection by the mighty Artie Butler! Butler has a great way of mixing up strings and full orchestrations with some slightly groovier rhythms at the bottom – all in a way that makes the record way more than the easy listening affair you might expect from a male singer at the time – and which instead pushes it into some very hip, mature territory that's totally great. Many songs are covers, but done here in really fresh versions – and Lindsay really brings his a-game to the record in a wonderful attempt to reinvent his sound. Titles include "Bookends", "Silver Bird", "We've Only Just Begun", "Come Saturday Morning", "Feel The Warm", and "Windy Wakefield". CD
 
 
 



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