Mia Doi Todd —
Gea ... CD City Zen, 2008. Used ...
A set of sweetly spun psych folk tunes from Mia Doi Todd – really intimate stuff that's hypnotic and moving all the way! Mia's working here in a earthy story song mode, playing guitars and a gentle wave of harmonium all the way through the record – laid down wondfully by producer ... read moreCD
Chris Montez had an amazing style that was unlike that of any other 60s pop vocalist! He took older songs, plus a few more current pop numbers, and crafted them into these light easy ditties, with a trademark loping sing-song groove that was often underpinned by some very nice vibes work. His ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreCD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)
Thurston Moore —
Root ... CD Lo (UK), 1998. Used ...
Spare electronics from Finland – played live in the studio, and recorded direct to analogue tape. The tunes have a great early analogue synth quality to them – very dark, turgid, and popping around with little other accompaniment. Kind of reminds us of the way we played around when we ... read moreCD
The long awaited return of Brazilian iconoclasts Os Mutantes – featuring original Mutante Sergio Dias and a great new band – plus songwriting contributions from Tom Ze and Jorge Ben – a forward looking endeavor, not at all a nostalgia trip! It's been around 30 years since the ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreCD
Wild stuff! Yoshihide Otomo plays an incredibly strange batch of tracks by Japanese composer Takeo Yamashita – with no discernibly uniting style in sight, except madness! The tracks are noisy, jazzy, cartoony, and extremely adventurous – with a sound clash/collage of influences and ... (Out Sound, Rock)read moreCD
Proof that there was plenty going on in the Canadian scene at the start of the 70s – an amazing little album that blends fuzzy guitar, experimental poetry, electronics, and lots of other weird touches – all in a sound that's as mindblowing as it is hard to describe! The album's the ... read moreCD
Amazing electronic sounds from the 70s – a sweet selection of instrumental experiments from Richard Pinhas – all of which still sounds pretty darn fresh all these many years later! Most of these are spare moogy numbers – often with this cyclical quality that seems to prefigure ... read moreCD
The second amazing album from Placebo – a wicked mix of funky fusion styles, and a real standout on the European scene of the early 70s! The group's the brainchild of Marc Moulin – who wrote all tracks, and plays a wealth of great keyboards, in ways that almost make him the European ... (Jazz, Rock)read moreCD
17 tracks in all, including "Fat Bottomed Girls", "You're My Best Friend", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "Somebody To Love", "Play The Game", "Flash", "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions". CD
A bit folksy, a bit psychedelic – and a classic bit of South American rock from Ernan Roch – a Mexican singer who's probably best known for this rare album from Argentina! Ernan sings in English throughout – often in a mode that mixes bluesy phrasings with a raspier folk style ... read moreCD
A pretty great, genre boundary busting effort from producer, turntablist, behind-the-curtain creative wiz Mark Ronson & The Business Intl – his studio collective that includes Q-Tip, Ghostface, MDNR, funky drummer & Dap-King Homer Steinweiss, keyboard player Victor Axelrod, members of ... read moreCD