The Jimi Hendrix Experience at their most classic! Tripped out bluesy cosmic rock ferocity and great songs, too – firing on all cylinders here on the middle record of their ultra epic three LP series of unimpeachable greatness. Titles include "EXP", "Up From The Skies", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bluesy Brit rock & pre-psych material from the Groundhogs – including rare 45s and acetates – plus all of the known psychedelic pop from Tony McPhee's Herbal Mixture! The Groundhogs tunes have a chugging Chess Records derived groove, mixed a bit with a Highway 61 styled backdrop on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic record from Gaby Hernandez – a singer we've loved for previous collaborations with Build An Ark and Life Force Trio – but who really knocks it out of the park with this double-length set! The presentation is a bit unusual – in that the entire album is presented with ... (New Grooves, Rock)read moreCD
A fantastic record from Gaby Hernandez – a singer we've loved for previous collaborations with Build An Ark and Life Force Trio – but who really knocks it out of the park with this double-length set! The presentation is a bit unusual – in that the entire album is presented with ... (New Grooves, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The title's a reference to the double-length nature of the set – but it might also be taken as a reference to the group's sound, too – as Heron's got a slightly fuller approach than on their debut album! There's more electric instrumentation in the mix, and arrangements that have the ... (Rock, Rock)read moreCD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)
Hi Sheriffs Of Blue —
NYC 1980 ... LP Feeding Tube, 1980. Near Mint- ...
One of the true pop masterpieces of the 90s! This albums' a beautiful mix of Brian Wilson-y production, Capitol countrified pop, soaring LA 60s instrumentation, and about a million other influences! Genius Sean O'Hagan's put the whole thing together, and the record is the kind of lost pop ... read moreCD
Great post-Gong work from Steve Hillage – an album of gently progressive tracks that really makes some wonderful use of his talents on guitar! The record's got a slightly shimmering quality that's a bit in keeping with the spirit of the title – and the sound is something of a ... read moreCD
Buddy Holly —
Giant ... LP Coral, Late 50s. Very Good+ ...
Searing work from the great Buddy Holly – with lots of work that really ties Buddy strongly t the R&B world of the 50s! The set has titles that include "Holly Hop", "Dearest", "You're The One", "Slippin & Slidin", "Good Rockin Tonight" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(60s pressing - black label with rainbow stripes – and subsidiary of MCA. Cover has a small cutout hole.)
Beach Boys music, taken to sweet instrumental territory – served up here in a double package of work from the Hollyridge Strings! The first Beach Boys Song Book album features a magical set of arrangements from Stu Phillips – tunes that are as string-heavy as you'd guess from the group' ... (Now Sound, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Way more than just another anthology – as this 2CD collection features a great range of sounds from these legendary synth pop legends – plus some rare mixes and unusual versions too! The collection definitely includes those early 80s singles that made Human League so great – but ... read moreCD
Some great early 80s pop groove material from Human League – less of the colder synth of before, and more of the warmer soul-based sound that worked surprisingly well for the group! The EP features a number of tracks that fell between the LPs – including the extended version of their ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An amazing, career-spanning compilation of pioneering psych and earlier material, mixed with more traditional elements of Korean music by Shin Joong Hyun – including his own numbers, great songs with his combos over the years and tunes he wrote for others to sing – from the late 50s to ... (Global Grooves, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
I Ribelli —
I Ribelli ... LP Contempo (Italy), 1968. Near Mint- (reissue)...
A very groovy group from the Italian scene of the 60s – one that clearly draw a lot of inspiration from both American soul and the garage underground – which is then fused into this really unique Italian language style of its own! There's plenty of fuzz on the guitars, and lots of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An Australian group with plenty of soul – a 60s combo that lives in the same R&B and soul-inspired sounds that you'd find on the London scene at the same time! These guys have a mighty tight rhythm section – with drums that really create a nice current of funk on many numbers, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
If ... LP Capitol, 1970. Very Good- ...
One of the greatest jazz rock albums to come out of the British scene at the end of the 60s – a record that's filled with tight changes, bluesy overtones, and some wonderfully choppy moments – all played by a legendary lineup that includes Terry Smith on guitar, John Healing on organ, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & splitting.)
If 2 ... LP Capitol, Early 70s. Very Good+ ...
The sweet second album from If – a Brit jazz-rock combo with a really great sound! The album was produced by Lew Futterman, the talent behind some of Jack McDuff's large-arrangement albums for Blue Note – and Lew seems to bring in a similar ambitious feel to the set that really brings ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Lime green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)
A heady brew of early work from Iggy Pop and The Stooges – some bigger classics mixed with rare tracks, all in support of the Jim Jarmusch documentary on the group! Unusual tracks here include "I Got A Right" and "I'm Sick Of You" – both from an early aborted ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the wildest records of the early 70s – and it's still pretty darn hard to argue with the power of this one – even if the meddling of the producers is nearly as legendary as the album itself! There's still such a manic energy to the original release mix – one that clearly ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Maybe the first true moment of genius from a young Iggy Pop – and a single that definitely points the way towards The Stooges! Jim Osterberg wrote "Again & Again" – and while he doesn't handle the vocals, just the drums, the sound is already nasty and sinister – and ... read more7-inch, Vinyl record
(On teal colored vinyl!)
Iguanas (Iggy Pop) —
Iguanas ... CD Norton, Mid 60s. New Copy ...
Some of the earliest work you'll ever hear from the young Jim Osterberg – material that features the famous Stooges frontman playing drums, and doing a slight bit of singing! The group sound a fair bit like you might expect from the cover – a tight, sharp, local combo who do a great ... read moreCD
Some of the earliest work you'll ever hear from the young Jim Osterberg – material that features the famous Stooges frontman playing drums, and doing a slight bit of singing! The group sound a fair bit like you might expect from the cover – a tight, sharp, local combo who do a great ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Ikarus ... LP Long Hair (Germany), 1971. New Copy (reissue)...
Just Sold Out!
The Ikarus on the cover looks like he's already crashing to the ground – but the group itself really soars to the skies – held aloft on a bold wave of fusion and jazzrock – in a style that rivals the best German groups of the time! Instrumentation includes organ, keyboards, reeds ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The Ikarus on the cover looks like he's already crashing to the ground – but the group itself really soars to the skies – held aloft on a bold wave of fusion and jazzrock – in a style that rivals the best German groups of the time! Instrumentation includes organ, keyboards, reeds ... read moreCD
A great overview of the Incredible String Band – early material from the group's first three albums on Elektra, all pulled together in a double-length set that's a perfect introduction to their genius! The core talents here are Mike Heron and Robin Williamson – the founders of the ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreCD
A group pop classic from this early 60s trio – with tight small combo backing, and titles that include "Girl Of My Dreams", "Chiquita", "Honest I Do", "Walking Along", "Hog For You", "I Believe In You", and "My Baby Hully ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An unreleased live performance from Iron Butterfly – one that captures the group at their late 60s height, in front of a very heady crowd at The Fillmore East! The recording quality is great – very clear, and different than the group's studio albums – with maybe even a bit more ... read moreCD
Another superb blend of spacey jazz and progressive instrumental musings, touched with a bit of 70s Miles, and served up with excellent production and the usual high level of standards you'd expect from Jeff Parker, Rob Mazurek, Dan Bitney, John Herndon, and Matt Lux. Proof that Chicago is still ... read moreCD
A heck of a great record – and we don't mind saying it! After knocking around in territory that ran from new wave to neo ska, retro swing, and other assorted genres, Joe Jackson really emerged with a strong voice on this 1982 classic. The album's a loving tribute to New York – and is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wanda Jackson may look nice and sweet on the cover, but she's a raw rocker throughout on this classic Capitol album from early in her career – cut at a time when Jackson was drinking a brew that was equal part R&B, hillbilly, and early rock influences – all fused together in a ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreCD
The final proper album by The Jam! The Gift is a far more diversely soul-steeped set of tunes than anything they'd done up to this point – and in hindsight, it feels more like a starting point for Paul Weller's career to come than a final album for The Jam! While they're working more soul ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Four fantastic albums from John James – an overlooked acoustic guitarist from the same British scene that gave us John Renbourn and Bert Jansch – but one who never fully got his due! James is featured here on four albums for the Transatlantic label from the early 70s – mostly ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreCD
We're sure you know the group from their mega-hit oldie title cut – a garagey tune with a very catchy hook – but you might also appreciate them for the soulful finish they put on other tracks on this set, clearly inspired by groups on Atlantic, and going for a blue-eyed soul approach ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a razor mark down the front.)
Surprisingly funky at times – and beautifully produced, too! Titles include "Funk #49", "Woman", "The Bomber", "Closet Queen", "Thanks", "Ashes In The Rain & I", and "Tend My Garden". LP, Vinyl record album
A great little album from Tom Jans – an artist mostly known for a few key songs that other folks sing, but a surprisingly well-developed talent on this mid 70s album for Columbia! The album's maybe a bit too rootsy to be AOR, but also has a similar handling overall – very top-shelf ... read moreCD
One of the greatest albums ever from UK genius Bert Jansch – cut as a solo set at a time when his fame was rising with the group Pentangle, and somewhat overlooked at the time! Yet all these many years later, we'd rank this one right up alongside important records of the period by Nick Drake ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bert Jansch —
Jack Orion ... LP Transatlantic/Superior Viaduct, 1966. New Copy (reissue)...
A huge leap forward for the mighty Bert Jansch – and a record that's somehow even more amazing than the ones that came before! Bert's maybe even more introspective here, but also on a personal journey that takes him down musical paths that seem broader than before – almost echoing a ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bert Jansch —
Rosemary Lane ... LP Reprise/Superior Viaduct, 1971. New Copy (reissue)...
Tremendous work from Bert Jansch – an album that shows how much he'd evolved in just a few short years – both as a singer and as a musician, and as a completely unique talent on his own! The record has an instantly timeless feel – that mix of ancient inspiration and new freedoms ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An unusual early album on Hi Records – from that time when the label was recording equal parts Memphis rock and soul music! Jerry Jaye was a figure on the local club scene in the city – and works here in a mode that's almost late rockabilly – a style that maybe wasn't as hip as ... read moreCD
The last studio effort from Jefferson Airplane – and an underappreciated gem! At this point, Airplane was on the descent, landing gear in place – with the foundations for band's one-time side projects Jefferson Starship and Hot Tuna ready to relaunch as primary projects. That said, it' ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(In the original fold-out cover, including the printed inner sleeve. Fold-out flap has a small tear.)