The complete recordings of Every Mothers' Son – two full albums, and a bonus single too! First up is the self-titled Every Mothers' Son album – filled with cool, catchy numbers that have a wonderfully sunny feel overall – and a spare approach that's a bit different than most of ... read moreCD
A great step forward for Every Mothers' Son – a set that's got all the catchy charm of their debut, yet a deeper sound overall! There's a great maturation in the music going on here – as some cuts show a love of pop-psych elements, which comes off in fuller backings that swirl strongly ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Shelly Fabares —
Shelly ... CD Colpix/Warner (Japan), 1962. New Copy ...
The lovely Shelly Fabares was first a star on the TV screen, but she turned out to be a hell of a pop talent as well – really just the right sort of personality for dreamy little tunes in the style of Joanie Summers at the time! Production is full and rich – handled by the great Stu ... read moreCD
We love the idea of spending the summer with Shelly Fabares – especially if it would sound as groovy as this rare gem from the 60s! Shelly's not the best singer you'll ever find, and the tunes here are hardly personal tunes from her heart – but the album's production and presentation ... read moreCD
The second long player by The Faces – and one of their best! The group hits a real peak on Long Player, balancing real emotional grit with their unrivaled rock swagger – and they're just flat out fierce on the best songs here! On one hand, there grooving along so loosely that it ... read moreCD
The third album from The Faces and a straight up masterpiece of charismatic, sweaty, swaggery early 70s rock and roll! We were pretty late in acknowledging the badassery of Rod Stewart during this period, both solo and with The Faces, and boy does this record ever sound amazing to us now! The ... read moreCD
A later one from Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and The Faces – coming at a time when Rod was ready to bust out and be a superstar on his own – but the group still had one more amazing album together in Ooh La La! A great mix of trademark ragged rockers – plus a few tighter, less ... read moreCD
One of the better moments of the underground scene on Atlantic at the end of the 60s – a pretty cool little group led by Noel Redding! There's a few slightly soulful moments on the set that make it nicely appealing to our ears – a bit hippy dippy to be sure, but with some nice drums, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear.)
Father Yod & The Spirit of 76 —
Kohoutek ... LP Drag City, 1973. New Copy (reissue)...
Freaky cult rock from Father Yod & The Spirit Of 76 – with 2 side-long, untitled jams concerning the comet Kohoutek – or as the group hailed it, a big ball of cosmic energy, and a "thought projection from the eye of God"! Church-y organs, fuzzed out guitars and strange, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Arguably one of the greatest German albums of the early 70s prog era – the stunning debut of Faust, and a record beyond compare! The group his hitting here amazingly on all burners – stretching out long, rhythmic jams – working out weird production techniques – and blasting ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Great reissue package – with the classic clear sleeve, printed insert, and x-ray arm design!)
Din ... LP Time No Place, 2012. Near Mint- ...
Bryan Ferry, still going strong after all these years – and finding a new sort of sweet space that really seems to make the most of his aging vocal approach! Ferry's still very much in the best modes of his excellent solo records – especially the gems of the late 70s and early 80s ... read moreCD
Bryan Ferry, still going strong after all these years – and finding a new sort of sweet space that really seems to make the most of his aging vocal approach! Ferry's still very much in the best modes of his excellent solo records – especially the gems of the late 70s and early 80s ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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 ... read moreCD
The first album from legendary San Francisco rockers the Flaming Groovies – and the cleaner horn-accented blueprint for the shakey, skronky structure to come! Supersnazz has a bit of a sibling in the first Stooges LP – in that the palatable production only hints at the insanity of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Maybe the best-remembered album ever from the all-great Flaming Groovies – and a set with a classic cover image that really lives up to the music! The Groovies have an unusual blend of old school rocking with hipper post-60s sensibilities – almost their own faux-retro sound to rival ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
First-ever vinyl release of the Flaming Lips at their most gonzo – the 4 disc set Zaireeka – with each intended to be played simultaneously! Call your friends with portable turntables and make it happen! LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & tan label Warner/Seven Arts pressing. Cover has some wear and a very small tear on the top.)
Fleetwood Mac —
Tusk ... LP Warner, 1979. Very Good+ 2LP ...
Overblown for its time, and almost crushed under its own weight – but a record that's lasted surprisingly well over the years! Titles include "Sara", "Tusk", "Walk A Thin Line", "That's Enough For Me", "Brown Eyes", "Save Me A Place" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeves. Cover has light edgewear and an unglued top seam.)
The only album ever issued by Floating Opera – a groovy batch of fuzzy psyche tunes produced by Herbie Mann for his Embryo imprint! The group have a slightly sensitive feel at times – a style that's got bits of the rootsier rock that was showing up on the scene at the time, yet still ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great overlooked band from the Cali scene at the turn of the century – a quartet with a great female singer, and a tight jangly sound that almost takes us back to the C86 generation in the UK! The songs are well-written, and filled with sweet little hooks that bring out the best in the ... read moreCD
Joik ... CD Distort-D-Sound, 1999. New Copy ...
One of the few albums ever cut by this under-discovered California quartet – a cool little group who mix post punk elements with some warmer ideas too – sometimes using jazzy inflections on the guitar and keyboards, at a level that reminds us a bit of some of the more subtle groups from ... read moreCD
Singles, b-sides, and even some rare alternate versions – all served up as a stunning portrait of one of Canada's coolest groups of the 60s! 49th Parallel are a psych group at their core – but the range of material here has the group starting in garagey territory, and ending in some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500! Comes with bonus insert too.)