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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $13.99
The fab first volume of this legendary series – filled with great music, wonderful images, and a really wide range of sounds and notes on the Italian soundtrack scene of the 60s! The package is filled with classics – and is a great place to start, especially if you want to go way past the obvious – and really dig into all the greatness that Italy had to offer in the 60s – the wealth of mod, jazz, and bossa-styled sounds that were crafted for the endless array of great movies coming from the scene. Titles include "Beat Fuga Shake" by Riz Ortolani, "Cheps & Nefertiti" by Franco De Gemini, "Iena Sequence" by Roberto Pregadio, "Tiffany Sequence M8" by Riz Ortolani, "Omar Khayyam" by Franco De Gemini, "Latin Quarter" by Riz Ortolani, "Tema De Londra M47" by Francesco De Masi & Alessandro Alessandroni, "I Want It All" by Bruno Nicolai, and "Traffic Boom" by Piero Picconi. CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousSitar Beat Vol 1 – Indian Style Heavy Funk ... CD
Guerilla Reissues, 1970s. Used .... $16.99
India gets funky – in this great set of rare tunes from the 70s – a motherlode of cuts that make the most out of Indian music! Half the cuts are of European origin, the other half from India – and they've got a great blend of beats, sitar, and other eastern touches. And unlike previous vinyl volumes in this series, which were mostly short EPs, there's a huge amount of tracks on here – a total of 21 numbers that also includes a fair bit of edits that strip out the funkiest parts from longer original tracks! Titles include "Sitar Beat" by Klaus Doldinger, "Dharmatma Theme Music (Tommy's edit)" by Kalyanji Anajdi, "Meri Aakhon Mein (edit)" by Sapan Jagmohan, "New Delire" by Serge Gainsbourg, "Rocky (bonus beats)" by RD Burman, "Orchestral Music (edit)" by Raghunath Seth, "Bairaag Dance Music (edit)" by Kalyanji Anandji, "Hotel Incidental Music (edit)" by Usha Khanna, "Qurbani (bonus beats)" by Biddu, "Sa Re Ga (edit)" by Ananda Shankar, "Pyschastenie (Miles drum edit)" by Serge Gainsbourg, and "Dum Maro Dum Live (edit)" by Asha Boshle. CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousBeat Vol 2 – Lounge At Cinevox ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fab and groovy! The Cinevox label was home to some of the swinginest soundtrack music to come out of Italy in the 60s and 70s – but lots of it's been buried for years, or relegated to pricey Japanese-only reissues. This set does a great job of correcting that problem – by sampling some of the greatest grooves from the legendary label, serving them up in a very strong 16 track set that's filled with loads of wonderful moments that you won't find elsewhere! Tracks include "Diamonds" by Franco Bixio, "Quicksilver (new edit)" by Giorgio Gaslini, "Car Chase At Margellina" by Guido e Maurizio De Angelis, "Fai Presto" by Gianni Ferrio, "Blue Rhythm Festival (new edit)" by Piero Piccioni, "Crazy Sax" by Augusto Martelli, and "Break" by Franco Bixio. CD

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New VariousBeat, The Shake, & The Lounge Vol 1 – A Collection Of The Music That Started The Italian Lounge Craze ... CD
GDM (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
We don't know if this music actually "started" the Italian Lounge scene – because Italy's always been pretty darn loungey to us – but we can say that the package is a great batch of groovy soundtrack tunes, as sparkling musically as the cover is visually! The set pulls together 15 tracks from obscure 60s and 70s soundtracks – featuring work from some of Italy's hipper composers, and focusing on tunes of theirs with an upbeat, bouncy, mod 60s kind of approach! Titles include "Beirut Shake" by Luis Bacalov, "Love War Call" by Piero Piccioni, "Big Doll Shake" by Luis Bacalov, "Inchiesta (new edit)" by Bertio Pisano, "Party Mood" by Armando Trovajoli, and "Seven Times Seven" by The Casuals. CD
Also available Beat, The Shake, & The Lounge Vol 1 – A Collection Of The Music That Started The Italian Lounge Craze ... CD 9.99

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New VariousBeat, The Shake, & The Lounge Vol 2 – Optique Cinetique ... CD
GDM (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fuzzed-out groovy 60s tunes – very mod, hip, and out of this world! These tasty little gems are pulled from obscure Italian soundtracks – very nicely collected in this fab package, with an ear-popping sound that includes great work on organ, guitars, electric harpsichord, and other instrumentation just right for coming up with a Blow Up party mood! Titles include "Discoteque Party" by Piero Umiliani, "Franco Nero Shake (new edit)" by Fred Bongusto, "Catherine Spaak Shake (new edit)" by Armando Trovajoli, "Easy Dreamer" by Piero Piccioni, "I Baronetti" by Alessandro Alessandroni, "Gaby Shake" by Nico Fidenco, and "Black Sheep Shake" by Luis Bacalov. CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 2 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... Out Of Stock
Amazing grooves galore – part of a landmark series that really helped folks around the globe get a better understanding of the greatness of the Italian soundtrack scene in the 60s – all the wonderful sounds that were crafted for low-budget crime, comedy, and horror films of the period! The sounds are as sexy as the image on the cover – and if you're just dipping into the wealth of wonderful Italian soundtrack music, this set's a great place to start – thanks to cuts that include "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" by Bruno Nicolai, "Love War Call" by Piero Piccioni, "A Doppla Faccia" by Nora Orlandi, "Shake Per Un Divorzio" by Fred Bongusto, "Mr Dante Fontana" by Piero Piccioni, "Bada Caterina" by Armando Trovajoli, "Easy Dreamer" by Piero Piccioni, "Sensi" by Luiz Bacalov, "London Streets" by Nico Fidenco', "Soho" by Nora Orlandi, and "Notti Caldi" by Perio Piccioni. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Beat At Cinecitta Vol 2 – More Raunchy, Erotic Film Music From The Vaults Of Italian 60s & 70s Cinema ... CD 15.99

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New VariousNippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. Used .... Out Of Stock
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional quality and excellent performances – but it is flat out fun! As the title states, strains of pop, beat & bossa – plus mod & psychedelic fuzz – and the vocals girl group vocals are bright, rocking, playful or sultry or innocent depending on the groove! 25 tracks in all: "Black Room by Jun Mayuzumi, Sharock No 1" by Mie Nakao, "Nagisa No Tenshi" by Mieko Hirota, "Hatsu Koi No Letter" by Miki Obata, "Bazazz Tengoku" by The Cupids, "Aeba Suki Suki" by Margaret With Bunnys, "Nukui Aitsu" by Mika Nohira, "Kiiro No Sekai" by J Girls and more. CD
Also available Nippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD 14.99
 
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VariousJean Michel Basquiat In Downtown 81 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Virgin (France), Early 80s. Used .... $19.99
The jagged sound of the New York underground – circa 1981! The compilation is a selection of older tunes used in the film Downtown 81 – starring Jean-Michel Basquiat, and featuring the sights and sounds of the uniquely cross-cultural world in which he made his mark. Tracks are a mix of funk, punk, electronics, and more – and titles include "Bob The Bob" by The Lounge Lizards, "Desire" by Tuxedomoon, "K Pasa Pop I" by Coati Mundi Hernandez, "So Far So Real" by Gray, "The Closet" by Lydia Lunch, "Tangita" by Pablo Calogero, "Cheree" by Suicide, "Detached" and "Blonde Redhead" by DNA, "Cavern" by Liquid Liquid, "Contort Yourself" by James White & The Blacks, "15 Minutes" by Chris Stein, "Copy" by The Plastics, and "Beat Bop" by Rammelzee Vs K-Rob. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNew York Noise – Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 80s. Used .... $9.99
Seminal work from one of the most exciting times in modern music – the groundbreaking New York post-punk, post-disco club years – when everything was up for grabs! The work on the set does a really great job of documenting the way that boundaries were blown during the time – as funk met punk, rock met rap, soul met ska, avant garde met mainstream – all in pursuit of the groove! For years, this period has gone under-documented and under-understood – largely because of the complexity and diversity of the music in the scene. But as always, the folks at Soul Jazz Records have done a fantastic job of bringing the whole thing to light – choosing all the best tracks we could have hoped for, and packaging the album with a great set of notes that really gets at the heart of the matter! Titles include "Baby Dee" by Konk, "You Got Me" by Theoretical Girls, "Contort Yourself" by The Contortions, "You Make No Sense" by ESG, "Beat Bop" by Rammelzee Vs K Rob, "Lesson No 1" by Glenn Branca, "Clean On Your Bean #1" by Dinosaur L, "Helen Fordsdale" by Mars, "Defunkt" by Defunkt, "Button Up" by The Bloods, "5:30" by DNA, "Do Dada" by The Dance, "Wa Wa" by Lizzy Mercier Descloux, "Reduction" by Material, and "Optimo" by Liquid Liquid. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUltimate Italian Disco Funk Collection Vol 1 ... CD
PTG (France), Early 80s. Used .... $8.99
A wonderfully wicked collection of tunes – all solid 80s groovers from a variety of Italian groups – most of whom we'd never heard before! The style here isn't the cheesy electronic Italian disco you might know from crossover chart hits – but a bass-heavy, boogie-grooving, post-disco style that's filled with the same great jazzy riffs and keyboard parts you'd expect from American club soul of the time. Grooves often roll into some tightly snapping rollerskating rhythms – and although most instrumentation is electric, including the percussion, the overall sound is wonderfully soulful throughout. Titles include "Don't You Want My Lovin (dance mix)" by Michael Baker, "Gimme Your Love (voc disco mix)" by The Gong's Gang, "Dig It" by Kasso, "Silly Reason" by George Aaron, "My Mind" by Korja, "Love Shot (club)" by The Armed Gang, "Miss Manhattan" by Metropole, "Ride The Beam" by Selection, "Hang On It" by Trance, and "Dance On The Beat" by Boeing. CD
 
 
 



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