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Thomas ChapinAnima ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1991. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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DanielpourConcerto For Orchestra/Anima Mundi – David Zinman/Pittsburgh ... CD
Sony, 1996. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Ganelin TrioCon Anima ... LP
Melodia (Russia), Late 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has some light wear and one slightly crinkled corner.)

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New Milton NascimentoAnima ... CD
Mercury (Brazil), 1982. Used ... Out Of Stock
An ambitious early 80s session from Milton Nascimento – done in the style begun by his Minas and Geraes albums, and infused with an ever-growing sense of soul that makes even the mellower numbers sound great! There's a more popular approach to the songwriting here – one that goes a bit more for hooks than before – but that sound is fine with us, as Milton's beautiful vocals are well-suited so such a project. Caetano Veloso and Simone E Tadeu Franco make guest appearances on the record – and titles include "As Varias Pontas De Uma Estrela", "No Analices", "Certas Cancoes", "Evocacao Das Montanhas", and "Olha". CD
 
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Rodrigo LimaSaga ... CD
JSR (Brazil), New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99
A great debut from Rodrigo Lima – a double-length set that has the guitarist working in modes that range from Brazilian roots to samba jazz, with lots of stops in between! Lima plays acoustic throughout, and with a deftness that rivals some of his Brazilian predecessors – and that includes some of the best bossa and choro talents as well – and the range of settings in the album is varied, but extremely unified too – thanks to a coherent sense of production and presentation that really holds our interest throughout. Rodrigo invited a surprising range of legends to work with him on the album – including Hubert Laws on flute, Hugo Fattoroso on keyboards, Raul De Souza on trombone, Anat Cohen on tenor and clarinet, Mike Mainieri on vibes, and the great Hermeto Pascoal on piano – and songs range from shorter melodies to these lovely long introspections. Titles include "Porta Aflora", "Vida Nova", "Pilotos", "Opa", "Anima 2", "Cancao Praieira", "A Velha Sozinha", and "Nosso Borogodo Coio". CD

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New Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams (aka Black Christ Of The Andes) ... LP
Mary, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark album – and one of the best records you'll ever find by Mary Lou Williams! The record's a mixture of jazz and spiritual themes, and it features Mary Lou's piano set in some super-hip jazz arrangements that include players like Grant Green, Budd Johnson, Larry Gales, Melba Liston, Ben Tucker, and Percy Heath. The bass and piano work is amazing, and many tracks have a dark groove that's very subtle, but very compelling. About half the tunes feature hip choral vocalizing – in the mode of some of the Donald Byrd or Max Roach albums from the same time – mostly handled by the group of Howard Roberts. Includes the classic groover "A Grand Nite For Swinging", plus "A Fungus Amongus", "Anima Christi", "Miss DD", "The Devil", "It Ain't Necessarily So", and "My Blue Heaven". Great stuff all around – and even better than we're describing it! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has some wear, a split bottom seam, and a half-split top seam, with moisture staining, peeling, and some stuck-on paper along the bottom three to four inches. Includes the booklet, which has some stains.)

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New Milton NascimentoUma Travessia – 50 Anos De Carreira Ao Vivo (DVD) ... DVD
Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the best albums we've heard from Milton Nascimento in years – and a really beautiful live performance that pays tribute to his 5 decades in music! The performance has a crisp, personal quality we don't always hear in Milton's studio work these days – and the band worked with Nascimento on the arrangements, which have just the right mix of complexity and intimacy to recall his corner club years – and still bring out all the best aspects in his vocals. Of course, it helps that most of the tunes here are classics – and even later numbers seem to benefit from the old school handling of the set – as you'll hear on titles that include "Anima", "Lagrimas Do Sul", "Cais", "Vera Cruz", "Para Lennon E McCartney", "Cancaoes E Momentos", "Travessia", "Raca", "Maria Maria", and "Amor De Indio". DVD
(All Region.)
 
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Animal CollectiveStrawberry Jam ... CD
Domino, 2007. Used ... $4.99
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New AnimalsMost Of The Animals ... CD
EMI, Mid 60s. Used ... $6.99
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New Paulo BaguncaPaulo Bagunca E A Tropa Maldita ... CD
Continental/Discos Mariposa (Argentina), 1973. New Copy ... $9.99
A Brazilian underground classic from the early 70s – mindblowing work that mixes heavy percussion with lots of guitar – in a style that's samba soul one minute, but heavier rock the next! There's a bit of a Jorge Ben influence going on at times – particularly in the way the record uses quickly-strummed acoustic guitar next to the earthy rhythms – but the overall sound is also a bit more fragile at times, and rougher around the edges, especially at its most expressive moments. But that quality only serves to make the album more striking – an instantly captivating set that needs no previous cultural knowledge at all! Really tremendous stuff – the kind of lost treasure that will have you scratching your head, but loving it at the same time! Titles include "Apelo", "Grinfa Louca", "A Mente", "Tramba", "Madalena", "Mensageiro", "Cristina", "Olhar Animal", and "Microfones Metalicos". CD

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New Jorge BenSacundin Ben Samba (180 gram vinyl – with bonus CD) ... LP
Philips/Doxy, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
One of Jorge Ben's greatest albums – a groundbreaking blend of samba and soul that forever went onto transform the face of Brazilian music! The record works off the groove set down by Jorge's earlier hit "Mas Que Nada" (which appears on another LP), and takes the blend of bossa, samba, and jazz, and infuses it with a sense of folksy soul delivered by Jorge's raspy vocals and acoustic guitar work. The combination of styles works perfectly – and every track on the album sparkles with a sense of excitement and new musical discovery that will probably blow away most of the recent records you've bought for your collection! Titles include "Nena Nana", "Espero Por Voce", "Nao Desanima, Joao", "Carnaval Triste", "Gimbo", "Capoeira", and "Anjo Azul". LP, Vinyl record album

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George BrigmanJungle Rot ... LP
Solid/Obscure Oxide, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
An American psychedelic classic from mid 70s Baltimore – awash in heavy fuzz and lots of electric effects! Jungle Rot has a raw, earnest quality that few other records can match – perhaps the first albums by MC5 or The Stooges – or the very first EP by Pussy Galore – but it's also very much its own animal, as is most music that's come out of Baltimore over the years! Brigman's guitar is recorded here with lots of pedals, effects, and echo – all very spaced out and trippy, and sounding a lot more late 60s than you'd guess from the date of the record. The tunes are often simple and straightforward – and sometimes slightly bluesy underneath all the fuzz – and the vocals are wonderfully abstracted in all that echo, coming out almost like Alan Vega on the first Suicide album. Titles include "Jungle Rot", "DMT"," Don't Bother Me", "Schoolgirl", "I Feel Alright", "Worrying", and "It's Misery". LP, Vinyl record album

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Paul Brody's Detonation OrchestraAnimals & Cowboys ... CD
NRW (Germany), 2002. Used ... $8.99
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CanSaw Delight (with bonus download) ... LP
Mute, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 20.98
Weird and wonderful work from Can – still standing out way ahead of the pack, even in the late 70s! The album's a great bridge between generations – and an inspiration for some, as well – not as heavy as the early years, but still filled with fuzz and spacey sounds, refined with more focus here – and almost set out as a precursor to the huge German new wave to come – especially the electronics of the AtaTak scene. Titles include the 15 minute "Animal Waves" – plus "Fly By Night", "Call Me", and "Don't Say No". LP, Vinyl record album

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Fiorenzo CarpiLe Avventure Di Pinocchio (3CD set) ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1972. New Copy 3CD ... $28.99
One of the weirdest versions of Pinocchio you'll ever see – not the animated cartoon by Disney, but a strange live action production for 70s Italian TV! The music here is surprisingly great – and comes off with a flair that's maybe even more complicated than the images on the screen – a mix of surprisingly sensitive orchestrations with a few lighter melodies that recall some of the work of Nino Rota – but mixed more with some darker 70s elements, as in some of the later Fellini films. This massive 3CD set features a stunning 107 tracks in all – not just the original album, but dozens and dozens of alternate takes, and rare TV cues as well – making for a musical package that may well be more stunning than the strange show itself! CD

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CerroneCerrone 3 – Supernature (pale green vinyl pressing with bonus CD) ... LP
Malligator/Because (France), 1977. New Copy LP & CD (reissue)... $26.99
The height of French disco – a huge worldwide hit for Cerrone, a nutty bit of space disco that actually holds up pretty darn well over the years! The guy's not really a looker – and the strange "animal operation" cover almost makes this look like a prog rock album – which is where Cerrone probably got his inspiration for the incredible keyboard work on the set – but the record's a killer bit of club that went onto influence generations to come – and is arguably one of Cerrone's best moments ever! Includes the classic "Supernature", a catchy disco groover you'll recognize instantly – plus the tracks "Love Is Here", "Love Is The Answer", and "Sweet Drums". LP, Vinyl record album
(LP comes with bonus CD version of the full album.)

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CerroneLove In C Minor/Cerrone's Paradise/Supernature (3LP/3CD set) ... LP
Malligator/Because (France), 1976/1977. New Copy 3LP & 3CD (reissue)... $79.99
A wonderful package – a very limited set that includes the first three albums from Cerrone, with bonus CD versions as well! First up is Love In C Minor – the fantastic first album by Cerrone – a landmark disco record that features the 16 minute long "Love In C Minor" – a swirling bit of strings, beats, and female voices – one of those tunes that forever went onto change the face of dance music in the 70s! Cerrone really set up a whole new blueprint for club here – stretching things out plenty, and layering in subtle time and chord shifts that expose the proggish influences that filtered into French club as the 70s wore on! The title track's got some nice keyboards by the great Alan Hawkshaw – who sounds even better on the album's cool disco version of "Black Is Black" and the tight snare-beat original, "Midnite Lady". Cerrone's Paradise is Cerrone's second album – a swirling mix of disco beats and strings that follows very clearly on the spirit of his landmark first one! Like that album, this one's got a title track that runs well over 15 minutes long – building in a slowly dancing way that says everything about European disco styles that one track could ever hope to do! Other tunes on the album are shorter and tighter – with soulful vocals dancing in and out, and some nice keyboard work that makes the tunes sparkle with a sweet electric groove. Titles include "Take Me", "Time For Love", and "Cerrone's Paradise". Supernature is the height of French disco – a huge worldwide hit for Cerrone, a nutty bit of space disco that actually holds up pretty darn well over the years! The guy's not really a looker – and the strange "animal operation" cover almost makes this look like a prog rock album – which is where Cerrone probably got his inspiration for the incredible keyboard work on the set – but the record's a killer bit of club that went onto influence generations to come – and is arguably one of Cerrone's best moments ever! Includes the classic "Supernature", a catchy disco groover you'll recognize instantly – plus the tracks "Love Is Here", "Love Is The Answer", and "Sweet Drums". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered edition of 1000 – pressed on colored vinyl.)

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CybotronClear (orig, Jose Animal Diaz rmx)/Techno City (voc, inst) (clear vinyl pressing) ... 12-inch
Fantasy/Decision, 1983. New Copy ... $12.99
Visionary electro soul from Cybotron – with the massively influential "Clear", the nearly as mindblowing "Techno City", and bonus mixes! "Clear" is Cybotron at their best – mixing early 80s future groove with a serious mastery of timeless Detroit funk in the mix. Includes the classic original version and a top notch, wholy respectful remix by Jose Animal Diaz. "Techno City" is another genre-defying gem – with a sleek, future funk production that's great in both the vocal and instrumental versions. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition – on clear vinyl!)

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New Joe FarrellCanned Funk ... LP
CTI, 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $12.99
Nothing canned here – as the sound, style, and groove of the record is as fresh and freaky as the classic image on the cover! The riffing rhythms get going right from the start – some amazing lines from a rhythm combo that includes Joe Beck on guitar, Herb Bushler on bass, Jim Madison on drums, and the mighty Ray Mantilla on percussion – adding in these extra changes and fills that really get the tunes moving wonderfully – providing a perfect platform for Joe Farrell's wonderful work on tenor, soprano, baritone, and flute! The sax lines are as angular as the rhythms – tight, choppy, and completely funky – no wonder the record's a CTI classic that folks have dug for years! Tracks are all nice and long – and titles include "Canned Funk", "Animal", and "Spoken Silence". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Patrick FitzgeraldSafetey Pins, Secret Lives, & The Paranoid Ward – Best Of Patrick Fitzgerald 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99
Really great work from Patrick Fitzgerald – one of the more surprising talents of the late 70s UK punk scene – and one of the most charming as well! Fitzgerald was raised in East London, and has a heavily accented style – one that really adds a lot to the sense of feeling and power in Patrick's music – which is usually so spare, it just features his own vocals and guitar! Given the accent, and the musical style, Fitzgerald is a key precursor to Billy Bragg – and over the course of the recordings here, Patrick definitely stays truer to his ideals than Billy did – so that even after the passage of many years, these tracks still grab us very strongly. Most of the politics are very personal, and still resonate strongly today – and the 2CD set features a whopping 52 tracks in all, pulled from singles and albums on labels that include Small Wonder, Ellie Jay, and Red Flame. Titles include "Animal Mentality", "Safety Pin Stuck In My Heart", "Banging & Shouting", "Life At The Top", "Paranoid Ward", "Set We Free", "Work Rest Play Reggae", "Conventions Of Life", "My Secret Life", and "Poor John". CD

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FrogsBananimals ... CD
4 Alarm, 1999. Used ... $1.99
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Art Garfunkel & Amy GrantAnimals' Christmas By Jimmy Webb ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Includes original book.)

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Vince Guaraldi TrioCharlie Brown Christmas (expanded edition) ... CD
Fantasy, 1965. Used ... $7.99
An amazing record – one with a depth that goes way beyond its simple roots, and which has gone on to become one of the true Christmas classics of the 20th Century! Although a Christmas soundtrack, the album's more of a tapestry of sadness, longing, and loss – the best qualities that always emerge in true Christmas classics – underscoring the blue side of the season that's always lurking around corners from the happier moments. Vince Guaraldi penned this score back when he was a rising talent on the San Francisco scene – and in a way, it was almost his musical contribution to the cartoon that made it such a lasting favorite – even over and above the appeal of the famous animated characters. Most tunes are simple piano ones, but played with a phrasing that's beautifully timeless – and the few vocal numbers feature voices from the cartoon, singing softly with the music. Titles include the classic "Linus and Lucy" – plus "My Little Drum", "Christmas Is Coming", "Christmas Time Is Here", "Skating", and "Fur Elise". Expanded version features 4 previously unissued alternate takes, a new stereo mix, new liner notes, and a beautiful package with an animated cell cover! CD
(Out of print.)

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Vince Guaraldi TrioCharlie Brown Christmas (Snoopy's Doghouse Edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fantasy, 1965. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
An amazing record – one with a depth that goes way beyond its simple roots, and which has gone on to become one of the true Christmas classics of the 20th Century! Although a Christmas soundtrack, the album's more of a tapestry of sadness, longing, and loss – the best qualities that always emerge in true Christmas classics – underscoring the blue side of the season that's always lurking around corners from the happier moments. Vince Guaraldi penned this score back when he was a rising talent on the San Francisco scene – and in a way, it was almost his musical contribution to the cartoon that made it such a lasting favorite – even over and above the appeal of the famous animated characters. Most tunes are simple piano ones, but played with a phrasing that's beautifully timeless – and the few vocal numbers feature voices from the cartoon, singing softly with the music. Titles include the classic "Linus and Lucy" – plus "My Little Drum", "Christmas Is Coming", "Christmas Time Is Here", "Skating", and "Fur Elise". Features three bonus tracks – "Thanksgiving Theme", "Great Pumpkin Waltz", and "Greensleeves" – and comes in a box that folds out into Snoopy's Doghouse! CD

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Tim Hagans & Bob BeldenRe-animation Live ... CD
Blue Note, 2000. Used ... $1.99
Recorded live at the Montreal Jazz Festival, and a special set featuring the acoustic talents of trumpeter Tim Hagan and soprano saxist Bob Belden, mixed with electronics by Scott Kinsey, and turtablism by DJ Kingsize. Most of the material is fairly out – with off-kilter solos draped over loud junglist rhythms – and the album reminds us more of Derek Bailey's drum n bass album of a few years back, than it does some of the more recent new funky work on Blue Note. Titles include "Big Moment", "Dans La Ville Sombre", "Love's Lullaby", "Are You Threatening Me?", and "Trumpet Sandwich". CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark, CD has a promo stamp.)

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Jan HammerFirst Seven Days ... CD
Columbia, 1975. Used ... $4.99
A surprisingly great early album from Jan Hammer – the keyboardist who went onto do some pretty drecky albums in later years, but who still has a surprising amount of sensitivity at this point! The session's a bit of a concept outing – recorded by Hammer after work in Mahavishnu Orchestra, but done in a personal, almost intimate style that's quite different than the overblown affair you might expect. Many tunes simply feature solo piano contemplating the themes, plus additional keyboards and synthesizer as the album moves on – and a bit of additional percussion and violin. There's a lyrical beauty here we never expected in Hammer's work – and titles include "Oceans & Continents", "Fourth Day", "Darnkess/Earth In Search Of A Sun", and "The Animals". CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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HavenstreetEnd Of The Line/Perspectives ... CD
Sommer (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $22.99
A rare album, with a full bonus album of previously-unreleased material – all from the obscure British group Havenstreet – an underground folksy combo who maybe showed up a few years too late on the scene! While most of England in 1977 was bristling with the new energy of punk, these guys made sounds that hearkened back to the best years of the acid folk scene – with all the dark elements, odd anachronistic styles, and unusual phrasing on acoustic instruments that were floating around at the start of the decade. But there's also a forward-thinking sound here, too – one that might make these guys years ahead of their time, instead of behind – really showcasing the way that later waves of indie acts would refine and improve older folksy modes. The strength of the set is surprising – and the package features their rare album The End Of The Line, plus the bonus Perspectives collection of material from the late 70s. Titles include "When The Madcap Meets The World", "Rain", "The Castle", "The Photograph", "After Time", "Suspended Animation", "Grasshopper", "Damascus", "Village Vespers", "The Ballroom Of Despair", and "Family Laughter". CD
Also available End Of The Line/Perspectives ... LP 32.99

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HavenstreetEnd Of The Line/Perspectives ... LP
Sommer (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $32.99
A rare album, with a full bonus album of previously-unreleased material – all from the obscure British group Havenstreet – an underground folksy combo who maybe showed up a few years too late on the scene! While most of England in 1977 was bristling with the new energy of punk, these guys made sounds that hearkened back to the best years of the acid folk scene – with all the dark elements, odd anachronistic styles, and unusual phrasing on acoustic instruments that were floating around at the start of the decade. But there's also a forward-thinking sound here, too – one that might make these guys years ahead of their time, instead of behind – really showcasing the way that later waves of indie acts would refine and improve older folksy modes. The strength of the set is surprising – and the package features their rare album The End Of The Line, plus the bonus Perspectives collection of material from the late 70s. Titles include "When The Madcap Meets The World", "Rain", "The Castle", "The Photograph", "After Time", "Suspended Animation", "Grasshopper", "Damascus", "Village Vespers", "The Ballroom Of Despair", and "Family Laughter". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available End Of The Line/Perspectives ... CD 22.99

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Iron ButterflyIn-A-Gadda-Da-Vida ... LP
Atco, 1968. Very Good ... $3.99
The album that rocked a million dorm rooms back in the 60s – and for good reason, too – given that the title track is a side-long, totally jamming monster – the kind of track that was really revolutionary at the time, and which still has a hell of an impact all these many years later! "In A Gadda Da Vida" was shortened to a single – with the big hook intact – but this classic album version runs for 17 minutes in length, and has the group doing all these cool jams with their instruments – all the animals in the garden of Eden talking to each other (or at least that's what our addled teenaged minds always thought!) Shorter tracks are mighty nice too – a heady, heavy brew of Hammond and fierce guitar from Erik Brann, on cuts all penned by group leader Doug Ingle. Titles include "Termination", "My Mirage", "Flowers & Roses", and "Most Anything You Want". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Atco pressing. Cover has wear, and aging, which is worse on the back.)

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New Chris Thomas King & Blind Mississippi MorrisAlong The Blues Highway ... CD
Animated Music, 2001. Used ... $8.99
CD
(Out of print. CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Klaus LayerFor The People Like Us (colored vinyl) ... LP
Redefinition, 2014. New Copy ... $18.99
Abstract, yet classic hip hop inspired instrumentals from Klaus Layer – a prolific German producer who continues to deliver the goods! For The People Like Us shows a lot of love for 90s east coast hip hop production, without imitating it – funky beats that'll get your heads nodding, sampled vocal loops, murky keyboard atmospherics – but there's a heavily atmospheric vibe, and gritty texture that gives it a distinctive, unique sound of its own. Includes "For The People Like Us", "The Sun Is Up", "Der Traum Von Gestern (Resurgent Branch)", "Animals Garden", "Be As You Are", "Keine Pantomime (No Pantomime)", "I'm No Joke", "Coming To Your World", "Symbol Fur Morgen (Symbol Of Tomorrow)" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl.)

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Seun KutiFrom Africa With Fury – Rise (with digital download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2011. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 22.98
Seun Anikulapo Kuti returns with another strorming set of neo classic Afro Funk in the great tradition of his father – once again fronting the incredible Egypt 80 group! It's remarkable stuff that finds Seun – the youngest son of Fela – standing up as a visionary talent. He's not only living up to an immense legacy, but moving forward with it in ways that will absolutely stand the test of time. The insistent rhythms and intense energy of the Egypt 80 group – led by Lekan Animashaun – are Afrobeat perfection, with Seun's forthright vocals out front of it. But their approach here is anything but a retread of family glories. The songs are urgent and fierce, and there are subtle modern florishes in the production – thanks in part, no doubt, to co-producer Brian Eno. Titles include "African Soldier", "You Can R Un", "Rise", "Slave Masters", "For Dem E Ye", "The Good Leaf" and "Giant Of Africa". LP, Vinyl record album

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John Lewis & Albert Mangelsdorff/Zagreb Jazz QuartAnimal Dance ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1962. Used ... $9.99
One of the hippest albums that John Lewis ever recorded – and a set that's noteworthy for the presence of two European modernists! Most of the record features Lewis in a wonderful group with trobmonist Albert Mangelsdorff – who gets plenty of space here to play in his stepping, stuttering style – one of the more angular approaches to trombone in the 60s, and a nice contrast to the piano of Lewis. The group shared by both features Karl Theodor Geier on bass and Silvije Glojarnic on drums – and titles include "Animal Dance", "Set Em Up", "Monday In Milan", and "Why Are You Blue". But possibly even better than these sides is the album's one track by the amazing Zagreb Jazz Quartet – a group that features Bosko Petrovic on vibes, in a style that's somewhat inspired by the MJQ, but a fair bit darker too! The group play the wonderful "Ornaments" – awash in blue tones and richly chromatic vibes. CD
(Includes obi.)

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Los Saicos (aka Saicos)Demolician – The Complete Recordings 1965 to 1966 ... LP
Munster (Spain), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
An incredible batch of prime garage rock era nuggets from the Peruvian scene – fuzzy gems by the Saicos! The Saicos bring a sense of menace to these tunes – with a guitar tone touched with an eerie vibe, and lead vocals that are really piercing and gravelly in that instills this primordial edge that needs to be heard to be believed – but that balance it off with some moddish, British invasion grooves, too. The overall sound manages to blend both the heavy menace of cult acts like the Monks and the Seeds with the tunefulness of the Animals – and clear precursor the garage punk for decades to come! Titles include "Come On (Ven Aqui)", "Ana", "Demolicion", "Lonely Star (Estrella Solitaria)", "Cememterio", "Te Amo", "Fugitivo De Alcatraz", "Salvaje", "El Entierro De Los Gatos", "Besando A Otra" and "Intensamente". Comes with a great booklet, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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New Mammal HandsAnimalia ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $15.99
Strong work by Mammal Hands – a trio with a sound that feels much bigger than that – and they deliver one of the most compelling records yet on the always fresh Gondwana label! There's driven sense of melody that's pretty incredible – with influences that range from Pharaoh Sanders, to the avant classical, or generally unclassifiable mood pieces of Steve Reich, to Eastern jazz, particularly with the tabla in the percussion mix. As adventurous as their influences are, the melodies are tight and inviting, and it makes for unique mix of styles that works very well together. The group features brothers Nick Smart and Jordan Smart – Nick on piano and Jordan on sax – with Jesse Barrett on drums and tabla. Produced by Matthew Halsall. Includes "Mansions Of Millions Of Years", "Snow Bough", "Kandaiki", "Spinning The Wheel", "Bustle", "Inuit Party", "Street Sweeper" and "Tiny Crumb". CD

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MelvinsSenile Animal ... CD
Ipecac, 2006. Used ... $4.99
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Modern Jazz QuartetConcert In Japan Vol 1 ... LP
Atlantic (Japan), 1966. Near Mint- ... $18.99
An excellent Japanese performance from the Modern Jazz Quartet – and a set that was issued in a bit of a lull during their 60s American years for Atlantic Records – which makes it even more important as a key part of their catalog at the time! The 1966 date has the combo in fine form – and almost stepping out with a bit of added soulfulness, in ways that echo some of the styles that Milt Jackson was exploring on his own at the time, and which seem to be brought back to the group! Milt's vibes are wonderful – ringing out with a great sense of pride and presence that may well go beyond earlier MJQ material – and titles on this first volume include "Really True Blues", "The Cylinder", "Midsommer", "Animal Dance", and "For Someone I Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetLonely Woman ... CD
Atlantic, 1962. Used ... $5.99
Truly one of the Modern Jazz Quartet's greatest albums – and a set that has an edge and a darkness that's missing from some of their other Atlantic records! Part of the reason for this may be the group's fantastic reading of Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman" – a killer moody track that sounds great in the group's vibes/piano style – and which leads off the album with a chilling tone that's really unbelievable! The rest of the album's pretty great too – and there's a brooding intensity we don't normally hear in the piano of John Lewis and vibes of Milt Jackson. Other tracks include Gary McFarland's "Why Are You Blue" – plus John Lewi's "Belkis", "Animal Dance", "New York 19", and "Trieste". CD

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MoondogSnaketime Series By Moondog (aka Moondog) ... LP
Moondog, 1956. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the best early albums from the legendary Moondog – a set that got wider circulation than his first few releases, and really helped expand his reach beyond New York City! Moondog's still at his simple best here – working in a blend of rhythmic percussion, stringed instruments, flute, and other rootsy instrumentation – all with echoes of Eastern styles, but served in a way that definitely has more of a touch of American exotica! All numbers are played by small groups – or even solo by Moondog – and any vocalizations take on almost an instrumental feel – sliding in alongside sound effects, animal noises, and other obscure utterings. The album's almost the art world equivalent of Martin Denny – but has a lot more depth than easy kitsch – and is still tremendously powerful stuff all these years later! Titles include "Caribea", "Big Cat", "Frog Bog", "To A Sea Horse", "Surf Session" and "Trees Against The Sky". This reissue is the original version of the record that was also issued as Moondog on Prestige. LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe MorrisMess Hall ... CD
Hat Art (Switzerland), 2014. New Copy ... $19.99
Striking improvisations from the trio of Joe Morris on guitar, Steve Lantner on keyboards, and Jerome Dupree on bass – working here on material that's composed on the spot during performance, but which has a surprising sense of structure at times! Both Morris and Lantner use cycles of sound to their best advantage – spinning out elements that are noisy, but which really warm with familiarity – especially as they find a way to resonate strongly together. The drums can be intense one minute, looser the next – which provides a good sense of tension in the record – and titles include "Dirt Reverence", "Response Arena", "Advanced Animal", "Hymn Zone", and "Magnet Move". CD

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Other LivesTamer Animals ... CD
TBD Records, 2011. Used ... $2.99
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Prince Po & Oh NoAnimal Serum ... LP
Greenstreets, 2014. New Copy 2LPs ... $19.99 21.98
A tight team effort from Prince Po and Oh No! Prince Po has remained sharp in the solo MC realm for a good number of years since his legendary duo work with Pharoahe Monch in Organized Konfusion – and this is essentially a continuation of that solo excellence – even though Oh No gets duo billing here, it's for his production work. And on that note, Oh No's maturation in the production booth is steadily growing more impressive. It's fitting that they're joint billed, as this is as solid as we've heard both of them in a quite a while, which is saying something, since they always impress. Guests include the above mentioned Pharoahe Monch, plus Roc C, Sadat X and more. Titles include "Machine Rages", "U Already" feat Saafir Sizzlean and Rockness Monsta, "Keep Reachin", "1st Word To What Was last Said", "Where U Eat", "Smash" feat OC and Pharoahe Monch, "Visionz", "Wavy" feat Sadat X, "Toxic", "Bearz" feat Roc C, "U", "Starflyer Milez" and "Givitup". LP, Vinyl record album

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RatsIntermittent Signals ... LP
Mississippi, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 17.99
The second album by The Rats – who thundered into the 80s in fiery, cathartic fashion with the Intermittent Signals LP! Fred Cole & co trudge on without the departed (from the band, and soon from life on Earth) Rod Rat, but Rod guests on the LP – with Sam Henry of the Wipers now on board. The Rats had a pretty strong, if shambling melodic sensibility lost on many of their early 80s punk peers, and this LP is well worth a discovery! Titles include "Nightline", "Wanna Be Your Man", "Haywire Desire", "Kids Are Kids", "Descending Shadows", "Daddy's In The Shadows", "Radio Pulse", "Heaven Don't Cry", "Running Away From You", "Animal" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Rodion GADelta Space Mission (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Strut (UK), 1984. New Copy ... $14.99
Rodion Rosca's electronic compositions comissioned for the 1984 Romanian sci fi animation Misiunea Spatiala Delta (Delta Space Mission) – but unused for the film and urelealead until now! Includes "Generic (Credits)", "Bau-Bau", "Printre Meteoriti/Deriva/Atractie (Among Meteorites/Drift/Attraction)", "Planeta Misterioasa/PM/Romantic (Mysterious Planet/PM/Romantic)", Studiu/Semnal/Dor (Study/Signal/Longing For Home)" and "Sestindere (Relaxation)". LP, Vinyl record album

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Eric SidayUltra Sonic Perception ... CD
Berry/Dual Planet (Australia), Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Very early electronic sound library material from Eric Siday – so much so, that all these tracks were originally issued as 78rpm singles – at a time before the sound library scene moved into using full LPs! A number of cuts here were used as early passages on the first Doctor Who episodes – and others follow nicely in a similar vein – with very bold, powerful explorations of the earliest elements of analogue electronics – and an especially strong ear for the darker side of the spectrum! Most numbers here are never too noisy – not as much so as avant compositional work of the time – but they hang on the edge in a really great way, creating a lot of stark spacey elements with just a few deft touches. Titles include "Comet", "Ultimate", "Moonscape", "Galaxy", "Suspended Animation", "The Machines", "Pavane", "Pizzicato Piano", "Challenge Of Space", and "Eclipse". CD

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SlitsTrapped Animal ... CD
Narnack, 2009. Used ... $3.99
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TarwaterAnimals, Suns & Atoms ... LP
Kitty Yo (Germany), 2000. Very Good- ... $6.99
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(Cover has light wear and some light stains.)

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Snuky TateBabylon Under Pressure ... LP
Animal, 1982. Very Good ... $3.99
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(Side 1 has a mark that clicks on track three. Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, some stains, and a sticker on the back.)

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Dimitri TiomkinRhapsody Of Steel ... LP
USS, 1959. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
One of the coolest late 50s soundtrack albums we've come across in a long time – Dimitri Tiomkin's soaring, sweeping and spacey orchestral scores for the big budget animated short subject industrial film Rhapsody Of Steel! Rhapsody Of Steel was devoted to the heroic history of, you guessed it, steel – with kind of a macho, yet still childlike storybook style of narration, giving a history of steel from the first meteor to hit the Earth to the 50s space age rocket crafts that seized the imaginations of the time. Tiomkin's score shares some of the traits of his 50s westerns and otherwise adventurous film music – with the large scale heft of the Pittsburgh Symphony behind him (it's the Steel City, after all) but also moves into a kind of playful groove, no doubt perfectly suited to both the narration and the animation of the short. You get the 22 minute full score twice on this great little soundtrack, first with just the music, and again with the complete narration from the short! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cool die-cut cover version, with booklet inside! Cover has light wear.)

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VariousBo Diddley Is A Songwriter ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $6.99
Here's a compilation that's going after our hearts! As revolutionary as the oft-imitated Bo Diddley beat was in early rock & roll, he doesn't get the credit he deserves for the far reaching impact of his songwriting – having been covered by everyone from Buddy Holly, The New York Dolls, The Shadows Of Night, The Animals, The Pretty Things, Captain Beefheart, Los Lobos and so many more artists of all stripes over the years! This excellent set from Ace Records does a fantastic job of showing not only how far his influence reaches, but also how stylistically adaptable his tunes are. Swamp rock, proto punk, bluesy soul and more. Very well done and each cut is a keeper, with 24 tracks in all: "Bo Diddley" by Buddy Holly, "Crackin Up" by The Gants, "Pills" by New York Dolls, "Road Runner" by The Zombies, "Diddy Wah Diddy" by Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band, "Diddley Daddy" by The British Walkers, "You Don't Love Me (You Don't Care)" by The Birds, "Who Do You Love" by Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks and many more. CD

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VariousBritish Pop Vol 7 – Original Masters ... CD
TJL/Universal, 1960s. Used ... $5.99
Features the Animals and Herman's Hermits. CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousCatch Action – The Sophisticated Boogie Funk Of Sheridan House Records ... CD
Luv N' Haight, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99 18.98
A stunning set of funky club tracks from Sheridan House Records – a later effort from Cali maestro Kent Harris – who'd previously given us some excellent soul singles in the 60s and 70s! The style here is less disco than it is an update of Harris' earlier soul music approach – served up with a similar emphasis on female singers, who get a really earnest, honest setting for their music – way more than just the usual disco diva modes! And the set's way more than just a compilation, too – as it's got these great notes, way more detailed than usual for Luv N Haight – which really tell the tale of the label, and the LA scene in the 70s as well. Features a huge amount of tracks – 27 on 2CDs – and titles include "Whip It On Me" by Deborah Foster, "Real Love" by Back To Back, "This Feeling Between Us" by Something Unique, "I'm Gonna Be Your Lover" by Jeanette Renee, "High School Love Affair" by Right Connection, "It Takes Money" by Deborah Foster, "Love Me" by Beverly Cason, "Tell Me How It Is" by Towana, "So Weak" by Tammy Hanson, "Sex" by Big Bundy, "It Takes Money" by Ty Karim, "Suspicion" by King James, "Keep On Doin Whatcha Doin" by Ty Karim & George Griffin, "Jungle Animal" by 2 Ana, and lots lots more! CD
Also available Catch Action – The Sophisticated Boogie Funk Of Sheridan House Records (6LP box set) ... LP 62.99

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VariousCatch Action – The Sophisticated Boogie Funk Of Sheridan House Records (6LP box set) ... LP
Luv N' Haight, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 6LP ... $62.99 79.98
A stunning set of funky club tracks from Sheridan House Records – a later effort from Cali maestro Kent Harris – who'd previously given us some excellent soul singles in the 60s and 70s! The style here is less disco than it is an update of Harris' earlier soul music approach – served up with a similar emphasis on female singers, who get a really earnest, honest setting for their music – way more than just the usual disco diva modes! And the set's way more than just a compilation, too – as it's got these great notes, way more detailed than usual for Luv N Haight – which really tell the tale of the label, and the LA scene in the 70s as well. Features a huge amount of tracks – and titles include "Whip It On Me" by Deborah Foster, "Real Love" by Back To Back, "This Feeling Between Us" by Something Unique, "I'm Gonna Be Your Lover" by Jeanette Renee, "High School Love Affair" by Right Connection, "It Takes Money" by Deborah Foster, "Love Me" by Beverly Cason, "Tell Me How It Is" by Towana, "So Weak" by Tammy Hanson, "Sex" by Big Bundy, "It Takes Money" by Ty Karim, "Suspicion" by King James, "Keep On Doin Whatcha Doin" by Ty Karim & George Griffin, "Jungle Animal" by 2 Ana, and lots lots more! Very cool vinyl version – a special box set, with oversize book, and 6 albums in all! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Catch Action – The Sophisticated Boogie Funk Of Sheridan House Records ... CD 14.99

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New VariousHaiti Direct – Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds 1960 to 1978 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 16.99
A much-needed look at the confusing world of grooves from Haiti – a scene that's always been accessible to most listeners in the US, but never with the kind of focus and direction we need! Haitian records are often a bit perplexing to our crate-digging ears – they look great on the cover, usually feature a hip lineup of cats with jazz instruments, but often move into territory that's either too sweet or too loose – not the kind of heavier sounds we were expecting. Yet this set really brings the right sort of focus to Haitian music – and uses the Strut Records approach that's been tuned towards African and South American grooves in the past – all to pull out the funkiest, jazziest, grooviest tunes from the 60s and 70s. The package has a great set of notes that really illustrate the scene and styles behind the music on the disc – and titles include "Ce Pas" by Tabou Combo, "Pile Ou Face" by Les Loups Noirs, "Ti Garcon" by Ibo Combo, "Choc Vikings" by Les Vikings, "Ti Machine" by Les Animateurs, "Cote Moune Yo" by Super Jazz Des Jeunes, "Cochon St Antoine" by Ti Paris, "L'Artibonite" by Les Freres Dejean, "Suspann" by Caribbean Sextet, "Line" by Bossa Combo, and "Ti Lu Lupe" by Scorpio Universal. CD
Also available Haiti Direct – Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds 1960 to 1978 (with bonus CD) ... LP 25.99

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VariousHaiti Direct – Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds 1960 to 1978 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99
A much-needed look at the confusing world of grooves from Haiti – a scene that's always been accessible to most listeners in the US, but never with the kind of focus and direction we need! Haitian records are often a bit perplexing to our crate-digging ears – they look great on the cover, usually feature a hip lineup of cats with jazz instruments, but often move into territory that's either too sweet or too loose – not the kind of heavier sounds we were expecting. Yet this set really brings the right sort of focus to Haitian music – and uses the Strut Records approach that's been tuned towards African and South American grooves in the past – all to pull out the funkiest, jazziest, grooviest tunes from the 60s and 70s. The package has a great set of notes that really illustrate the scene and styles behind the music on the disc – and titles include "Ce Pas" by Tabou Combo, "Pile Ou Face" by Les Loups Noirs, "Ti Garcon" by Ibo Combo, "Choc Vikings" by Les Vikings, "Ti Machine" by Les Animateurs, "Cote Moune Yo" by Super Jazz Des Jeunes, "Cochon St Antoine" by Ti Paris, "L'Artibonite" by Les Freres Dejean, "Suspann" by Caribbean Sextet, "Line" by Bossa Combo, and "Ti Lu Lupe" by Scorpio Universal. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Haiti Direct – Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds 1960 to 1978 ... CD 15.99

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VariousHard As Hell 2 ... LP
Profile, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
11 tracks in all, including some of the nicer examples of the 80s UK hip hop scene : "Goodgroove" by Derek B, "Friday Night & Saturday Night (x-rated version)" by Einstein, "Give It A Rest" by the She Rockers, "DC Jail" by DJ Daddy, "Brutality" by Asher D & Daddy freddy, "Rougher Than An Animal" and "Northside" by the Demon Boyz, "I Don't Care Anymore" by MC Duke, "Style Wars" by Hijack and "Trigger Happy" by Thrashpack. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a name in marker.)

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Georgie Fame & Alan PriceFame & Price/Price & Fame/Together ... CD
Made In Germany (Germany), New Copy ... Early December, 2014
A great reunion of two grown-up figures from the bluesier side of the British scene of the 60s – vocalist Georgie Fame and ex-Animal Alan Price, both of whom really sound great together! After leaving The Animals, Price worked strongly in the UK as a solo act – often hitting grooves that were similar to Fame's R&B-drenched material, and making him a great counterpart for an album like this. Fame's style is tighter and warmer than Price's – and the numbers that feature both artists singing together have a great sense of interplay – two very unique voices that are extremely comfortable with each other, and encourage a nice sense of personality and presence. Overall, the album's often a bit more bluesy than Fame's usual work – but in a great way that illustrates that he was always up for a new mode of expression. Titles include "John & Mary", "The Dole Song", "Yellow Man", "Rosetta", "I Can't Take It Much Longer", "Blue Condition", "Ballad Of Billy Joe", and "Home Is Where Your Heart Is". CD

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New Franco GodiVIP Mio Fratello Superuomo (VIP My Brother Superman) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1967. New Copy ... Early December, 2014
An incredibly groovy soundtrack – penned for this 1967 film by animator Bruno Bozzetto, the man who created Signor Rossi! As with the music for Rossi, Bozzetto's working here with Franco Godi – who really gets into the spirit of the film by composing some wonderfully groovy tunes that mix together lively jazzy rhythms, scatting wordless vocals, and lots of other odd sounds and effects! The style is totally great – and although the soundtrack has a few mellower moments, there's loads and loads of really groovy numbers on the set – and they're the kind of tunes that have a sound unlike anything else we can think of! Vocals are by the chorus of Nora Orlandi, and titles include "Adamo Jeppamela", "La Crociera", "VIP", "Pesci E Mare", "Minivip Scappa", "Vip E Lotta", "Happy Betty", "Terra E Fuga Minivip", and "L'Auto Del Colonello". CD

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VariousPsych Funk Sa Re Ga! – Seminar – Aesthetic Expressions Of Psychedelic Funk Music In India 1970 to 1983 ... CD
World Psychedelic Classics, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Around December 9, 2014
A funky psychedelic kaliedoscope of grooves from India – killer numbers from the 70s and into the early 80s – Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga, from the folks who put together the equally heavy Psych-Funk 101 and Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas compilations! Most of cuts here have a raw, fuzzed out undercurrent of psychedelia – guitars that buzz or lead searingly, depending on the needs of the number – with heavy, funk-based drums and/or hand percussion with rumbling bass rhythms. From that core, they bust out mightily with more furious percussion, rhythms, mad horn arrangements, and vocals that work as either a sweetener or for even more wild-eyed excitement! In short, global psychedelic funk rhythms with regional Indian folk and classical flourishes, blended with mod, soul, garage and soundtrack influences from around the globe. It's a funky, psychedelic fusion of east and west that's billed as a seminar, but this is no academic endeavor – it's a psych funk party all the way! Includes "The Mod Trade" by The Black Beats, "Psychedelia" by X'Lents, "Somebody To Love – Edit" and "Gairaag Dance Music – Edit" by Kalyanji Anandji, "Dance Music From Hare Rama Hare Krishna" by RD Burman, "Lekar Ham Diwana Dil" by RD Burman feat Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar, "Mary Long" by Atomic Forest, "Dharmatma Theme Music" by Kalyanji Anandji, "Phir Teri Yaad" by Hemant Bhosle feat Asha Bhosle, "Thanimayil" by Ilaiyaraaja fet Vani Jairam & Chorus and more. 20 tracks in all – with a thick booklet of notes on each track, plus loads of photos, original album & poster art, and more. CD
Also available Psych Funk Sa Re Ga! – Seminar – Aesthetic Expressions Of Psychedelic Funk Music In India 1970 to 1983 ... LP 18.99

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T Bone BurnettTalking Animals ... CD
Columbia, 1988. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New Alice CooperSchool's Out ... LP
Warner, 1972. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
So many great ones – including "School's Out", plus "Grande Finale", "Alma Mater", "Public Animal", "Street Fight", and "Gutter Cat Vs The Jets". LP, Vinyl record album
(Missing the extras. Cover has a small edge rip, unglued seams, and a bit of sticker residue.)

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New Jorge BenSacundin Ben Samba ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Jorge Ben's greatest albums – a groundbreaking blend of samba and soul that forever went onto transform the face of Brazilian music! The record works off the groove set down by Jorge's earlier hit "Mas Que Nada" (which appears on another LP), and takes the blend of bossa, samba, and jazz, and infuses it with a sense of folksy soul delivered by Jorge's raspy vocals and acoustic guitar work. The combination of styles works perfectly – and every track on the album sparkles with a sense of excitement and new musical discovery that will probably blow away most of the recent records you've bought for your collection! Titles include "Nena Nana", "Espero Por Voce", "Nao Desanima, Joao", "Carnaval Triste", "Gimbo", "Capoeira", and "Anjo Azul". CD
Also available Sacundin Ben Samba (180 gram vinyl – with bonus CD) ... LP 25.99

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New Jorge BenSacundin Ben Samba (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Jorge Ben's greatest albums – a groundbreaking blend of samba and soul that forever went onto transform the face of Brazilian music! The record works off the groove set down by Jorge's earlier hit "Mas Que Nada" (which appears on another LP), and takes the blend of bossa, samba, and jazz, and infuses it with a sense of folksy soul delivered by Jorge's raspy vocals and acoustic guitar work. The combination of styles works perfectly – and every track on the album sparkles with a sense of excitement and new musical discovery that will probably blow away most of the recent records you've bought for your collection! Titles include "Nena Nana", "Espero Por Voce", "Nao Desanima, Joao", "Carnaval Triste", "Gimbo", "Capoeira", and "Anjo Azul". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sacundin Ben Samba (180 gram vinyl – with bonus CD) ... LP 25.99

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New Bo Street RunnersNever Say Goodbye – The Complete Recordings 1964 to 1966 ... CD
Columbia/RPM (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The complete recordings of The Bo Street Runners – a group who are probably best known for starting the rock careers of Mick Fleetwood and Mike Patto – but a bluesy little combo who are more than sharp enough on their own! The Runners drink heavily in American blues and R&B at their start – and have a way of serving things up with a stark, soulful groove that often has lots of Chess Records touches around the edges, including a bit of harmonica in the lead – very much in the best early spirit of The Animals and Manfred Mann. Then, as things get going, they really pick up their own sort of confidence in songwriting and expression – especially when singer Patto joins the group – and although the CD only features less than 20 tracks, that's still more than enough to trace the great evolution of the Runners. Titles include "Love To You", "Bo Street Runner", "Shame Shame Shame", "And I Do Just What I Want", "Tell Me", "So Very Woman", "Baby Never Say Goodbye", and "Love". CD

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New Ed Bogas/Ray Shanklin/VariousFritz The Cat – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Fantasy, Mid 70s. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The funky freaky soundtrack to Ralph Bakshi's animated feature Fritz The Cat – a really messed-up little film based around the original character created by Robert Crumb! Like the movie, the album's got a very skittish kind of feel – leaping from one genre to the next with each different track – but mostly featuring some older numbers from the Fantasy catalog, plus some key newer tracks for the set that are nice and funky! Original tunes include the bad-rapping "Fritz The Cat", by Ed Bogas and The Watson Sisters – plus the instrumentals "Duke's Theme" and "Bertha's Theme" by Ray Shanklin, and "The Riot" and "Winston" by Ed Bogas. Also includes "Love Light Of Mine" by The Watson Sisters, "Black Talk" by Charles Earland, and "Mamblues" by Cal Tjader. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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New Eric Burdon & WarEric Burdon Declares War ... LP
MGM, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
War became so popular on their own in later years that it's easy to forget how they first sprung onto the soul charts – here, in an album of many styles that was put together by the wayward Eric Burdon after the dissolution of The Animals. We have to admit that Burdon was a genius to hook onto the rich talents of this LA combo – even though he really didn't know what to do with them on this record. Part of the album's an homage to Roland Kirk, part is an extended reworking of "Tobacco Road", and part is an overly-long bluesy passage called "Blues For Memphis Slim". Fortunately, the record also includes the monster groover "Spill The Wine", one of the first big crossover tracks to popularize the Chicano funk sound of LA – and a great little groover that still hooks us in today. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, a factory sticker with some pen, and a small split on the spine.)

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New Warren BurtAnimation of Lists & The Archytan Transpositions ... CD
XI Records, 2006. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Punch through barcode.)

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New Paul ButterfieldPut It In Your Ear ... LP
Bearsville, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "You Can Run But You Can't Hide", "My Song", "The Animal", "The Breadline", "Ain't That A Lot Of Love", "I Don't Wanna Go", "Day To Day", "Here I Go Again", "The Flame", and "Watch'em Tell A Lie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy ring & edge wear, a cutout hole, and some seam splitting.)

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New DJ Krush, Rob Swift, Prince Paul & othersAltered Beats – Assasin Knowledges Of The Remanipulated ... CD
Axiom/Island, 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mostly instrumental tracks from hip hop djs and producers including Rob Swift, Prince Paul, DXT, Invisible Scratch Pickles, Q-Bert, DJ Krush, New Kingdom, all overseen by Bill Laswell. Much better than your average Axiom stuff. Cover art by Rammellzee. 14 tracks in all, including "Reanimation" by Rob Swift, "ShinKi Row" by DJ Krush, "If 9 Was 6" by Prince Paul, "Invasion Of The Octopus People" by the Invisible Scratch Pickles and "Embryo" by DXT (formerly know as D. St). CD
(Out of print. Tray card has a cutout hole.)

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New Charles EarlandEarland's Jam ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stellar grooves from Charles Earland – a great mix of jazz, soul, and funk – put together in a way that's quite different from his previous records on Prestige or Mercury Records! The sound here is tight 80s soul – put together by Tom Tom Washington, who gives the whole thing a sophisticated Chicago vibe – and one that matches Charles' sweet keyboard solos with wickedly sharp rhythms, and some occasional vocal bits too. Singers include Larry Blackmon, TC Campell, and Charles himself – but there's still a focus that seems to be more on the instrumentation overall – served up with some mighty nice organ lines from Earland. Titles include "The Only One", "Marcia's Waltz", "You Belong To Me", "Never Knew Love Like This Before", "Guilty", "Laser Lips", "Earland's Jam", and "Animal". LP, Vinyl record album

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New ExceptionEagle Flies On Friday – The Complete Recordings 1967 to 1969 ... CD
President/RPM (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really great group from the late 60s scene in the UK – one who've got some tremendous talents, but have sadly been overlooked for many years! Hopefully, this set will correct that lack – because it brings Exception back into very sharp focus – giving us all the best of their blues-influenced approach, which easily rivals that of Spencer Davis Group or maybe The Animals during their MGM years! The songs are short, and have a nice sort of punch – but often manage to get a lot of unusual bits into the mix – thanks to clever production twists, odd ways of presenting the familiar instruments, and an overall style that goes way past a simple roots rehash, with a definite ear towards the changing times. CD features 26 tracks in all – including a handful of previously-unissued tracks – and titles include "Girl Trouble", "It's Snowing In The Desert", "Back Room", "Tailor Made Babe", "Jack Rabbit", "Penduulum", "Don't Torture Your Mind", "Hong Kong Blues", "Mrs Cocaine", and "Bum's Puzzle". CD

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New Vince Guaraldi TrioCharlie Brown Christmas ... CD
Fantasy, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing record – one with a depth that goes way beyond its simple roots, and which has gone on to become one of the true Christmas classics of the 20th Century! Although a Christmas soundtrack, the album's more of a tapestry of sadness, longing, and loss – the best qualities that always emerge in true Christmas classics – underscoring the blue side of the season that's always lurking around corners from the happier moments. Vince Guaraldi penned this score back when he was a rising talent on the San Francisco scene – and in a way, it was almost his musical contribution to the cartoon that made it such a lasting favorite – even over and above the appeal of the famous animated characters. Most tunes are simple piano ones, but played with a phrasing that's beautifully timeless – and the few vocal numbers feature voices from the cartoon, singing softly with the music. Titles include the classic "Linus and Lucy" – plus "My Little Drum", "Christmas Is Coming", "Christmas Time Is Here", "Skating", and "Fur Elise". CD
Also available Charlie Brown Christmas (expanded edition) ... CD 7.99

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New Vince Guaraldi TrioCharlie Brown Christmas (Snoopy's Doghouse Edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fantasy, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing record – one with a depth that goes way beyond its simple roots, and which has gone on to become one of the true Christmas classics of the 20th Century! Although a Christmas soundtrack, the album's more of a tapestry of sadness, longing, and loss – the best qualities that always emerge in true Christmas classics – underscoring the blue side of the season that's always lurking around corners from the happier moments. Vince Guaraldi penned this score back when he was a rising talent on the San Francisco scene – and in a way, it was almost his musical contribution to the cartoon that made it such a lasting favorite – even over and above the appeal of the famous animated characters. Most tunes are simple piano ones, but played with a phrasing that's beautifully timeless – and the few vocal numbers feature voices from the cartoon, singing softly with the music. Titles include the classic "Linus and Lucy" – plus "My Little Drum", "Christmas Is Coming", "Christmas Time Is Here", "Skating", and "Fur Elise". Features three bonus tracks – "Thanksgiving Theme", "Great Pumpkin Waltz", and "Greensleeves" – and comes in a box that folds out into Snoopy's Doghouse! CD
Also available Charlie Brown Christmas (Snoopy's Doghouse Edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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New KissAnimalize ... LP
Mercury, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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New KMDBlack Bastards ... CD
Metal Face, 1994. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The second KMD LP – a great record that languished unreleased for far too long – with a few tracks maintaining the jazzier sound of the first album, but mostly coming a little harder – though still in a classic early 90s hip hop vein. The lost transitional step from the Zevlove X of Mr Hood to the later MF Doom persona! "Plumskinnzz" and "What A Ni**a Know" reached classic status on their own, and were elevated to even greater heights when the album didn't drop in its time. 13 tracks, including "Constipated Monkey", 2 versions of "Plumskinzz", "Garbage Day", "Get-U-Now", "Sweet Premium Wine", "Smokin' That S*#%", "Contact Blitt", "Gimme", "Black Bastards", "It Sounded Like A Roc", "F*#@ Wit' Ya Head" and "Suspended Animation". CD
(Out of print.)

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New KMDBlack Bastards ... LP
Subverse, 1994. Used 2LP (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The lost second KMD LP finally reissued in full, with a few tracks maintaining the jazzier sound of the first album, but mostly coming a little harder, though still in a classic early '90's hip hop vein. The lost transitional step from the Zevlove X of Mr Hood to the later MF Doom persona. "Plumskinnzz" and "What A Niggy Know" reached classic status on their own, and were elevated to even greater heights when the album never dropped. 15 tracks, including "What A Nigga Know?" in both the original and remix, "Constipated Monkey", 2 versions of "Plumskinzz", "Garbage Day", "Get-U-Now", "Sweet Premium Wine", "Smokin' That S*#%", "Contact Blitt", "Gimme", "Black Bastards!", "I Sounded Like A Roc", "F*#@ Wit' Ya Head" and "Suspended Animation". LP, Vinyl record album
(Metal Face pressing from 2008.)

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New Jorge MautnerPara Iluminar A Cidade/Jorge Mautner/Mil E Uma Noites De Bagda (plus bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Brazil), 1972/1974/1976. New Copy 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Three of the greatest albums from Jorge Mautner – really overlooked work from the Brazilian scene of the 70s, presented here in a great 3CD package! First up is Para Iluminar A Cidade – a masterpiece from the Brazilian underground of the post-Tropicalia years – one of the first albums by Jorge Mautner, one of Brazil's most unique talents at the time! Although Jorge's main instrument is the violin, he lays low on it for much of the record – singing amidst rootsy rhythms, folkloric instrumentation, and an overall post-sixties sense of righteous empowerment. Tracks are spare and jagged, but never unpleasant – and the record has a brittle quality that makes it as striking today as it must have been back in the early 70s. Tracks include "Anjo Infernal", "Super Mulher", "Olhar Bestial", "Sapo Cururu", and "Estrela Da Noite" – plus the English language tracks "Sheridan Square" and "From Faraway", which have a feel that almost reminds us of work on Caetano Veloso's Transa album. The self-titled Jorge Mautner album features production work by Gilberto Gil, who also plays guitar on the record, and gives it a very Gil-esque early 70s feel! Joyce's husband Tutty Moreno plays drums, and the set also includes electric violin work by Mautner, which gives some tracks a nice spacey feel. The set's a cool mix of rock, funk, and jazzy production – and titles include "Pipoca A Meia Noite", "Guzzy Muzzy", "Rock Da TV", "Samba Dos Animais", "O Relogio Quebrou", and "Matematica Do Desejo". Mil E Uma Noites De Bagada has a vibe that's almost upbeat, but which also has some of the darker currents of Jorge Mautner's earlier music too – a balance that's struck well by Perinho Albuquerque, who plays guitar and directs the arrangements – often with the same flair he brought to bigger 70s projects with artists like Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, Chico Buarque, and Maria Bethania! A few tunes show his proclivity for a groove – a gentle funkiness that makes for a nice change with Jorge's vocals – almost like the shift Caetano made on his Bicho record. Yet like that one, there's plenty of weird, offbeat moments here too – on tracks that include "Rainha Do Egiot", "Samba Jambo", "Ai Ai Ai", "Txim Plam", "Aeroplanos", and "O Som Do Meu Violino". The first album also features three bonus tracks – "Relaxa Meu Bem Relaxa", "Planeta Dos Macacos", and "Rock Da Barata (live)". CD

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New MotorheadIron Fist ... LP
Mercury, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Motorhead tearing it up in the early 80s and arguably hitting their absolute peak – the final album with the classic trio lineup of Lemmy, Fast Eddie Clarke and Philthy Animal Taylor – capping off one of the most trailblazing periods for any band in rock & roll history! Iron Fist is as unrelenting and stubbornly gruff as the preceding Overkill and Ace Of Spades LPs, a loud and clear statement that this band was committed in full to the sound they created. Includes "Iron Fist", "Hert Of Stone", "I'm The Doctor", "Loser", "Shut It Down", "Speedfreak", "(Don't Need) Religion", "Bang To Rights" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Pink FloydAnimals ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite Floyd albums ever – a lot more subtle than The Wall, but with a focus missing from Wish You Were Here, too! Titles include "Dogs", "Pigs (Three Different Ones)", "Sheep", and "Pigs On The Wing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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New Public EnemyGreatest Misses ... CD
Def Jam, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tracks include "You're Gonna Get Yours (reanimated TX getaway version)", "Hazy Shade Of Criminal", "How To Kill A Radio Consultant (DJ Chuck Chillout mega murder boom)", "Party For Your Right To Fight (blak wax metromixx)", "Air Hoodlum", "Hit Da Road Jack", and "Gett Off My Back". CD

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New Lou ReedRock N Roll Animal ... LP
RCA, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Lou Reed at his mid 70s live peak! Volumes have already been and will continue to be written about Lou's output in the 70s, and rightly so. This set is particularly amazing in that it follows the artful highpoint/financial failure that is Berlin – so Lou is doing the rock & roll star thing here, kinda given the people what they want in a way. What's so amazing here is that it doesn't feel like a cash-in, it's crazy good and geniunely passionate stuff! The blazing guitars don't hurt, nor does the fact the the set is heavy with Velvets-era faves. Includes "Intro/Sweet Jane", "Heroin", "White Light/White Heat", "Lady Day" and "Rock N' Roll". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later Best Buy series pressing.)

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New Spirit12 Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus ... LP
Epic, 1970. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The crowning achievement of Spirit – and a record that you probably could have found in any college dorm room in the early 70s! The record's really a cut above for their generation – an expansive effort that hangs together with a bit of a concept, and which interweaves strands of rock, folk, and a bit of jazz – yet also a record that has a lot more polish than other efforts of its type, and which trades a bit of psychedelic indulgence for a tighter focus that really lets the best tunes sparkle wonderfully! Production is great – clear, but trippy at the same time – and Randy California's guitar work has never sounded better. Titles include "Nature's Way", "Animal Zoo", "Love Has Found A Way", "Mr Skin", "Soldier", "Street Worm", and "Space Child". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later black label pressing. Cover has light wear and a few stains.)

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New Wax PoeticsIssue #38 – December/January 2009/10 ... Magazine
Wax Poetics, 2009. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Curtis Mayfield graces the front cover – a film funk and soul focused issue #38 of Wax Poetics! This issue features a great piece on Curtis and the Superfly legacy, with Re:Discovery section profiles of soundtracks from Marvin Gaye's Trouble Man to John Carpenter's Assault On Precinct 13 and more, the resurrected Brotherman soundtrack to the never-made film from Chicago's Final Solution, a profile of Black Dynamite composer Adrian Younge, Gangs On Film from the South Bronx of 1979 documented in 80 Blocks From Tiffany's, articles on library music, Iceberg Slim, the funk era animation of Ralph Bakshi, Spike Lee, Numero's Light On The Southside and much more! This definitely going on our top shelf of favorite issues of Wax Poetics! Magazine
(Issue #38 features 2 covers – both have images of Curtis Mayfield on the front cover. Some have back covers featuring a still of Ralph Bakshi's Coonskin, while others have a shot of Radio Raheem from Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing.)

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New Banana Splits/BeaglesWe're The Banana Splits/Here Come The Beagles ... CD
Hollywood, Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Way more than just another kiddie soundtrack – or an album for a childish TV show – as the set's a surprisingly groovy little record, almost Sunshine Pop in its best moments! We're not sure about the nature of the players or the singers – but arranger Jack Eskew put the whole thing together with a bouncy, bubbly groove that rivals the best pop-psych work of the late 60s on labels like Kapp or Uni – right down to the perfect combination of fuzzy guitars and organ in the instrumentation. Titles include "This Spot", "I'm Gonna Find A Cave", "We're The Banana Splits", "In New Orleans", "Toy Piano Medley", "Don't Go Away Go Go Girl", and the classic "Tra La La Song". CD also features bonus Splits songs – "The Very First Kid On My Block", "The Beautiful Calliope", "Let Me Remember You Smiling", and "Soul". The CD also features the album Here Comes The Beagles – from a very Splits-like show that features another group of singing animals! The Beagles aren't The Beatles, but they definitely have a strong Brit Invasion feel in their music – a UK way with a melody that's mixed with a few sunny Cali pop touches too. Very 60s, very groovy, and way better than just a kiddie record – with tunes that include "What More Can I Do", "Be The Captain", "I Wanna Capture You", "Indian Love Dance", and "You Satisfy". CD
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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New Vince GuaraldiJazz Impressions Of A Boy Named Charlie Brown (orange vinyl pressing – with lithograph prints) ... LP
Fantasy, 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The original album release of Vince Guaraldi's wonderful music for the first-ever cartoon to feature the Peanuts characters in animated form – a sublime batch of jazz instrumentals that forever changed the face of music in shows of this nature! Vince steps out with an amazing sound right from the start – even different than his previous jazz records from the San Francisco scene – with a more careful balance of swing and sadness, lyricism and soul – always played in a subtle, understated way that really makes the music come through with a lasting degree of power. Core sounds are from the trio of Guaraldi on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Colin Bailey on drums – and titles include key early versions of the "Charlie Brown Theme" and "Linus & Lucy" – plus "Oh Good Grief", Pebble Beach", "Schroeder", and "Blue Charlie Brown". LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool pressing – limited, on orange vinyl, with the 12 lithographs that were in the original vinyl release!)

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New Johnny Marks/Burl IvesRudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer – Original Sound Track & Music ... LP
Decca, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The classic soundtrack to the original Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer "videocraft" animated TV special from 1964 – with timeless, cheerful music and lyrics by Johnny Marks – beautifully voiced by folksy balladeer Burl Ives! Includes the holiday pop standards "Silver And Gold", "A Holly Jolly Christmas", "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year" and of course the title track – plus a bunch of numbers that are pretty wonderful, too, and nowhere near as overplayed – including "There's Always Tomorrow", "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Days", "We're A Couple Of Misfits", "We Are Santa's Elves" and more. Played by the Decca Concert Orchestra, the music is straight-up beautiful, and the soundtrack includes a vocal side and an instrumentals side. LP, Vinyl record album

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New MountainNantucket Sleighride ... LP
Windfall, 1971. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Solid jamming from Mountain – one of the tightest guitar-based groups of their day, and hard rockers that could serve up a nice dose of soul! Tunes have a great mix of tight rhythms and fierce guitars – a bit dated at times, but with some nice production overall by Felix Pappalardi. Titles include "Don't Look Around", "Taunta", "Nantucket Sleighride", "Tired Angels", "The Great Train Robbery", and "The Animal Trainer & The Toad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes rare booklet!! Cover has some wear, with a partially split bottom seam.)

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New RashomonCameraman's Revenge (LP/DVD) ... LP
Cineploit (Austria), 2014. New Copy LP & DVD ... Out Of Stock
Really amazing soundtrack music from Rashomon – done for the films of Ladislaw Starewicz – but more than strong enough to stand on its own! The music is over 100 years late in one case – as the film "The Cameraman's Revenge" was originally created in 1912 – but the sounds here have a really timelessly spooky feel – a haunting blend of elements that include autoharp, bodhran, Fender Rhodes, harmonium, Japanese flute, jaw harp, percussion, mellotron, zither, and lots more – all laid out in this wonderfully eerie soundscape! "The Mascot" was filmed in 1933 – and the music is equally great – and the LP also comes with a DVD for "The Cameraman's Revenge" – a tremendous rare Russian film – animated with insects! LP, Vinyl record album

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New BonoboAnimal Magic (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Ninja Tune/Tru Thoughts (UK), 2001. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Simon Green serves up some heavy beats, spacious soundscapes, and bits of tribal/exotica touches – slow, nice and slow, in a way that most downtempo artists these days seem to be forgetting. With that Kruder & Dorfmeister kind of "Hey, should this be on 45?" sort of approach – one that we love so much! Tracks include "Kota", "Terrapin", "The Plug", "Sugar Rhyme", "Silver", "Shadowtricks", "Sleepy Seven", and "Dinosaurs". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Fab 5 Freddy, Grandmaster Caz, Chris Stein, etc.Wild Style – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Animal/ICA, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An excellent reissue of the Wild Style soundtrack that exactly reproduces the original single LP format! The album's nice and lean, with 12 great tracks – including "Wild Style Theme Rap 1" by Grandmaster Caz & Chris Stein, "Basketball Throwdown" by Cold Crush Bros & The Fantastic Four, "Stoop Rap" by Double Trouble & Rodney Cee, "Rammellzee & Shock Dell at the Amphitheatre" with Grandmixer DST, "Wild Style Subway Rap 2" by Grand Master Caz & Chris Stein, and "Cold Crush Brothers At The Dixie". Loads of older scratching and mixing, and some very nice old school freestyling! LP, Vinyl record album

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New Vince GuaraldiBoy Named Charlie Brown – Original TV Soundtrack (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fantasy, 1964. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Vince Guaraldi's wonderful music for the first-ever cartoon to feature the Peanuts characters in animated form – a sublime batch of jazz instrumentals that forever changed the face of music in shows of this nature! Vince steps out with an amazing sound right from the start – even different than his previous jazz records from the San Francisco scene – with a more careful balance of swing and sadness, lyricism and soul – always played in a subtle, understated way that really makes the music come through with a lasting degree of power. Core sounds are from the trio of Guaraldi on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Colin Bailey on drums – and titles include key early versions of the "Charlie Brown Theme" and "Linus & Lucy" – plus "Oh Good Grief", Pebble Beach", "Schroeder", and "Blue Charlie Brown". CD features two bonus tracks – "Baseball Theme (alt)" and "Fly Me To The Moon". CD

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New Eric SidayUltra Sonic Perception (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Berry/Dual Planet (Australia), Early 60s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Very early electronic sound library material from Eric Siday – so much so, that all these tracks were originally issued as 78rpm singles – at a time before the sound library scene moved into using full LPs! A number of cuts here were used as early passages on the first Doctor Who episodes – and others follow nicely in a similar vein – with very bold, powerful explorations of the earliest elements of analogue electronics – and an especially strong ear for the darker side of the spectrum! Most numbers here are never too noisy – not as much so as avant compositional work of the time – but they hang on the edge in a really great way, creating a lot of stark spacey elements with just a few deft touches. Titles include "Comet", "Ultimate", "Moonscape", "Galaxy", "Suspended Animation", "The Machines", "Pavane", "Pizzicato Piano", "Challenge Of Space", and "Eclipse". LP, Vinyl record album
(Wonderful heavy vinyl and cover!)
Also available Ultra Sonic Perception ... CD 13.99

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New Cedar WaltonAnimation/Soundscapes ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1978/1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A long-overdue reissue – both of Cedar Walton's fusion albums for Columbia – back to back on a single CD! Animation is one of Cedar Walton's mid 70s funky jazz efforts – acoustic keys often traded for electric piano, grooving with a funky bigger band, almost in a Ramsey Lewis mode – a really great shift that makes the record a nice change from the usual Walton groove! Cedar's a lot busier on the keys than Ramsey was at the time, though – not as kicked-back Fender Rhodes as he is keeping up a tight and soulful fusion groove. The approach is quite different from Walton's other albums of earlier years, but actually works quite well – and the album's a tasty set of smoother soul and funk-infused numbers, with a hint of Brazilian touches as well! Tracks include "Another Star", "Charmed Circle", "Jacob's Ladder", "Precious Mountain", "If It Could Happen", and "Ala Eduardo". Soundscapes is brilliant work from Cedar Walton – a wonderful bit of soulful fusion from the crucially overlooked late 70s years of Columbia Jazz. The album's got a blend of soul and jazz that's similar to work at the time by Bobby Hutcherson or Freddie Hubbard – occasional vocals, larger lusher production, and a style that was really well suited to bringing together the best of fusion and soul, without resorting to tricks or gimmicks. The album's filled with really wonderful cuts that are completely unlike most of Walton's other work – and which show him to be an amazing talent in the soul end of the spectrum, not just in the soul jazz one that we're used to. Tunes are wonderful, arrangements are brilliant – and the album manages to be smooth without losing any depth. Titles include the great groover "Latin America", plus "Warm To The Touch", "NPS", "Sixth Avenue", and "Naturally". CD

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New Eric Burdon & The AnimalsGreatest Hits Of Eric Burdon & The Animals ... LP
MGM, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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New Oh NoDisrupted Ads (2LPs with etched D-Side and bonus flexidisc) ... LP
Kash Roc, 2013. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
The latest audio dispensary system from Oh No – who's carved a pretty solid niche as an unpredictable, indefatigable hip hop conceptualist – this one a suite of tracks inspired by snake oil style newspaper, radio and television advertisements from decades past! Oh No is on the beats and production here on a mix of thematic instros and vocal tracks with guests Declaime & Georgia Anne Muldrow, Souls Of Mischief, Blu & Med, Gangrene partner Alchemist, Rapsody & Psalm One and others. Includes "Intro Doctor Visit", "Creepers", "Jones's" feat Blu & MED, "Wet 'Em Up", "The Difference", "Perfect Cylinders", "Animals" with Chali 2Na & Roc C, "Rollin' Up" with Alchemist, "Drifters", "Improvement" with Declaime & Georgia Anne Muldrow and the bonus track "Controlled Riots" with Souls Of Mischief. LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP version includes an etched art D-side and bonus flexidisc single!)

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New Bruno SpoerriTeddy Bear/Lilith ... LP
Finders Keepers/Cache Cache (UK), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Two rare soundtracks from the quirky Bruno Spoerri – both of them a very cool blend of jazzy reeds and lots of electric touches! Teddy Bear is from the early 80s, and is one of the later records we've heard from Spoerri – a set that definitely bears the pedigree of its time, through cool use of Lyricon, Prophet, and Emulator keyboards! Bruno often blows his sax into the keys, then processes the reedlines in a very cool way – with a style that's more soulful than usual keyboard styles of the time, given the acoustic roots of the sounds – yet which still has a great 80s vibe overall. Things are almost in the offbeat style of some of the instrumentals from the German AtaTak scene of the time – and titles include "Too Much Smell", "The Silliest Song", "Reanimation Of A Filmmaker", "Small Talk", "The Arrest Of Groucho", and "Baby Baby". Lilith is from a few years before, and has a more conventional 70s approach – great electric piano lines over tight rhythms, with Bruno handling both tenor and Lyricon – on tunes that mix sound library funk with some of the weirder, more offbeat sounds you might know from other Spoerri soundtracks. Titles include "Singing In The Dark", "Winding Down", "The Dance", "Prepare For The Show", "Train", "Going To Work", and "Fanfare". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Talking HeadsFear Of Music (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sire/Rhino, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A really tremendous album from The Talking Heads – and a set that moves far past their already-great early records, to really show a rhythmic complexity we never would have expected! Brian Eno is helping the group in the studio again here, and the record really shows both David Byrne and Eno's late 70s fascination with global rhythms – elements that are often used in spare, simple little ways to really help inflect the tunes with a playful imagination that goes way beyond the colder post-punk and new wave of most of their contemporaries! The balance of previous aesthetics with these new grooves is wonderful – heard to great effect on the classic club cut "I Zimbra" – but brewing up strongly underneath on gems that include "Mind", "Paper", "Cities", "Life During Wartime", "Memories Can't Wait", "Air", "Heaven", "Animals", "Electric Guitar", and "Drugs". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Techno Animal/DalekMegaton (orig, remix)/Classical Homicide (orig, remix) ... 12-inch
Matador, 2000. Used (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
12-inch, Vinyl record

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New X Ray PopDing Dong Disques – Ding Dong Songs Part 1 – The Records 1984 to 1989 ... LP
Finders Keepers/Cache Cache (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful work from X Ray Pop – a totally wonderful French group from the 80s, and one with the same mix of female vocals and spare electronics that would later surface more strongly with Stereolab! These guys are kind of a bridge between that group and the early 80s experiments of Brit groups like Young Marble Giants – working here in a style that's a lot warmer than most post-punk material, but still equally spare – a great stripped-down approach to electronic pop, but without any of the darkness that genre usually embraces! This sweet LP version of the release features material that was originally issued only on small-label vinyl releases – with tracks that include "La Mort", "Pam Pam", "Psychedelik Dolls", "Rana", "Ding Dong", "Petit Animal", and "Rock N Popoff". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ding Dong Dubs – Ding Dong Songs Part 2 – The Cassettes 1984 to 1989 ... LP 14.99

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New X Ray PopDing Dong Songs ... CD
Finders Keepers/Cache Cache (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful work from X Ray Pop – a totally wonderful French group from the 80s, and one with the same mix of female vocals and spare electronics that would later surface more strongly with Stereolab! These guys are kind of a bridge between that group and the early 80s experiments of Brit groups like Young Marble Giants – working here in a style that's a lot warmer than most post-punk material, but still equally spare – a great stripped-down approach to electronic pop, but without any of the darkness that genre usually embraces! The package is a wonderful discovery – especially given that most of the music here was only issued on tape or rare vinyl singles and compilations – finally out in a better format, complete with great notes too. Titles include "Pampam", "Bal", "Klac Klac", "Rana", "Ding Dong", "Petit Animal", "Les Nonnes En Noir", and "La Mort". 27 tracks – including some CD-only bonus cuts! CD
Also available Ding Dong Dubs – Ding Dong Songs Part 2 – The Cassettes 1984 to 1989 ... LP 14.99
 
 
 



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