Sure, the cover's a bit dated – but the politics have stayed surprisingly strong over the years – as has the music as well! Keep in mind that The Clash were waging war in the Mideast years before Desert Storm – in this searing mix of London punk, rocksteady roots, and slight new ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Quite possibly the crowning masterpiece by The Clash – and a record that certainly pushed them out of the punk rock ghetto and into the collections of countless mainstream folks over the years! This is the set that really pushed the group over the top – the one that harnessed all the ... read moreCD
A couple of non-LP numbers from the Clash, cut in '81 during their transition between the hardcore politics of Sandinista! and the crowd pleasing punk-funk of Combat Rock. With some nice dubby disco-not-disco style mixes on the flip side too! 12-inch, Vinyl record
One of the great lost psych albums on late 60s Elektra Records – a set that's maybe got enough power and majesty to stand next to contemporaneous label releases by Love and The Doors! Like both of those groups, Clear Light have a vision here that's completely their own – a sound that ... read moreCD
Climax Blues Band —
Shine On ... LP Sire, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ...
A landmark album from Joe Cocker – and a set that took blue-eyed soul in a whole new direction at the end of the 60s! The album's a surprising stunner all the way through – one that really gets past some of the overdone Cocker cliches that held on a bit too strongly in later years ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The legendary performance by Leonard Cohen at the Isle Of Wight festival in 1970 – where he came on after Hendrix at a million o'clock in the morning, and quite possibly averted further disaster at the overcrowded, perilous festival with his hauntingly poetic folk songs! Features his great ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The second album from Leonard Cohen – a more stripped down effort produced by Bob Johnston, with some really odd washes of sound on the outer edges of the sound – adding some slightly uneasy atmosphere that's paired masterfully with Cohen's moody pen. An album full of subtle triumphs, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered, and on high-definition 180 gram vinyl!)
Extremely cooking instrumentals from 60s guitar wizard Jerry Cole – a player whose every bit as great as Dick Dale, David Allen, or some of the better-known instrumentalists of his time! The collection brings together work from a number of different albums that Cole cut for the sometimes-budg ... read moreCD
Collections Of Colonies Of Bees —
Customer ... CD Polyvinyl, 2004. Used ...
(Penmark through barcode.)
Collections Of Colonies Of Bees —
Giving ... CD Hometapes, 2011. Used ...
Maybe the best album ever from this seminal British jazz rock combo – a record that really has the group stretching out in the expanded space of a concert setting! Colosseum were already one of the best groups to mix jazzy currents and heavy rock modes – but they really set a fire with ... read moreCD
A great collection of work from Ray Columbus – a New Zealand rocker of mid 60s vintage, but one who works here with mod sounds to rival much bigger names in London at the time! The collection begins with a core set of work by Ray Columbus & The Invaders – a super-sharp combo who ... read moreCD
A sweet little record of mostly instrumental numbers – served up by Pascal Comelade in close collaboration with Liminanas! The music is inspired by French groovy styles of the 60s and 70s – and definitely comes across in that way at some points – but other moments have some of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The first-ever full album of music from Tony Conrad – issued in the early 70s after years of Conrad's secret input to the global avant garde – including some key years in New York, where he influenced John Cale and a generation of others who rose to greater fame! This set really has ... (Out Sound, Rock)read moreCD
The first-ever full album of music from Tony Conrad – issued in the early 70s after years of Conrad's secret input to the global avant garde – including some key years in New York, where he influenced John Cale and a generation of others who rose to greater fame! This set really has ... (Out Sound, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great little solo set from Priscilla Coolidge – a singer most folks know from her duo records with Stax legend Booker T (of MGs fame) – who's on hand this time around to handled arrangements, production, and play some sweet Hammond too! The set's got this surprisingly funky feel at ... read moreCD
A strange little record from the days when the music industry had so much money to throw around, they could make sessions like these! The record is sort of a space rock opera – featuring a huge cast of stars like Cooper, Moon, Hopkins, John Entwistle, Jim Dandy, Eddie Jobson, Elkie Brooks, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A folk funk classic from Don Cooper – a folksy player at heart, but one who always manages to bring a gentle groove to his music! The set's got a spare sound that's totally great – vocals and guitar from Don, plus second guitar from Elliot Randall – and support from other light ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreCD
Robert Corff, Gourmet's Delight, Johnny & The Torn —
Gas-s-s-s ... LP Air, 1970. Very Good+ ...
A groovy soundtrack for a Roger Corman film – and one that's filled with some offbeat rock tunes created for the movie! There's kind of an offbeat feel to most of the numbers – tunes that aren't really trying to get on the radio at all, or be hits of any kind – and which more ... (Soundtracks, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a Special Value sticker on front.)
The final chapter of Lula Cortes amazing run of music in 70s Brazil – a small label release that brilliantly blends together a range of psychedelic influences – all with a gritty edge that's quite different than what you might expect from the date of the album! Things here are every ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreCD
A legendary lost album from Brazilian songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Lula Cortes and Ze Ramalho – recorded in Brazil in the mid 70s – blending avant psychedelia, rugged acoustic rhythms, and an enormous free spirit with delicate melodic touches and lilting jazzy elements! As is the ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Stomping organ instrumentals from Dave Baby Cortez – early singles done for the Clock label at the end of the 50s and start of the 60s – all of which helped to really find a place for the organ in American pop and soul! Cortez brought a style to the instrument that was as wild as some ... (Soul, Rock)read moreCD
Elvis Costello —
Deluxe ... LP White Label, Early 80s. Near Mint- ...
Elvis's first self conscious foray into soul, Get Happy pretty much runs the gamut of soul pop styles of the decade and a half that preceded it – and ultimately comes off as one of the most affectionate albums of Costello's career, and one of the most stomping blue-eyed soul albums of the 80s. ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Mystery Dance", "Pay It Back", "Alison", "Blame It On Cain", "Watching The Detectives", "Miracle Man", "Welcome To The Working Week", "Less Than Zero", and "The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Shoes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Second pressing with white back cover, still in the shrink, with hype stickers.)
Lol Coxhill & Morgan Fisher —
Slow Music ... CD Pipe/Blueprint (Austria), 1980. Used ...
Enigmatic sounds from UK reedman Lol Coxhill – a really cool collaboration with Morgan Fisher – who adds in his own tape manipulation, guitar, and piano next to Coxhill's work on soprano sax – plus a bit of carillion too! The style's even more spacey and laidback than Lol's 70s ... (Jazz, Rock)read moreCD
This is not only The Crazy World Of Arthur Brand, it's the Strangelands! Strangelands was concieved and committed at the end of the 60s – a wailing freakout of a record if their ever was one. There's a hypnotic bent to the proceeds and solid musicianship that keeps it from spiraling too far ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the great lost groups of the UK scene of the 60s – not lost to UK audiences, or to hipsters over the generations – but still an act that never made the impact on these shores that they should! The Creation are step in step right up there with early material by The Who or Small ... read moreCD
It's hard to get any more classic than this for Creedence Clearwater Revival – as this legendary late 60s album is definitely the place where it all comes together! The pairing of John Fogerty's lead guitar and the scratching rhythm guitar of brother Tom really sounds wonderful here – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wonderful grooves from the legendary Bob Crewe – a jaunty batch of studio instrumentals, often done with some hip touches in the production and arrangements! The groovy title theme really sets the tone for the record, and all tunes are upbeat and done in a mix of easy and rockish ... (Now Sound, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The second and final chapter in the career of Cristina – the female singer who was a key link in the New York club scene between Grace Jones and Madonna! Like the former, Cristina was not a singer at heart – but rose into the mainstream with a quirky ear for a tune and model-like looks ... (Soul, Rock)read moreCD