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✨✧ Kevin AyersBananamour (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sire/EMI (Japan), 1973. Used Gatefold ... $19.99
CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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BlancmangeMange Tout ... LP
Sire, 1984. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Brian Eno & David ByrneMy Life In The Bush Of Ghosts ... LP
Sire, 1981. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A groundbreaking collaboration between Brian Eno & David Byrne – recorded with a spare, stripped down love of electronics and found sound samples – in a mode that would have a huge influence on countless records to come! Part of the set resonates with the quirky grooves found in Byrne's early Talking Heads records – but the overall sound is much more stark than that work, and is characterized by key found vocals and odd ethnic bits that really set the tone for each new tune. Eno's influence is felt strongly in the simplicity of the tracks, and in the darkly resonant production modes – that classic Eno touch used here before it became a bit too trademark, in a way that could still make a record like this sound great, even when coming from major label sources! A key force in shaping countless genres to come in the next 25 years – with great tracks that include "America Is Waiting", 'Regiment", "The Jezebel Spirit", "Qu'ran", "Moonlight In Glory", "A Secret Life", "Come With Us", and "Mountain Of Needles". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with the track "Qu'ran", before it got pulled off the album!)

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✨✧ Jerry Harrison: Casual GodsCasual Gods ... LP
Sire, 1988. Very Good+ ... $3.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch & light wear.)

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Richard Hell & the VoidoidsBlank Generation ... LP
Sire, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Sublime sneering work from the great Richard Hell – a key album in the evolution of punk on the US scene! The record marks a huge shift after Hell left Television – harder, nastier sounds – almost on a par with the Dead Boys on Sire, but a bit more artistic too – especially given Hell's penchant for creative wordplay. The mighty Robert Quine is on guitar – and tracks include the seminal "Blank Generation" and "Love Comes In Spurts", plus "Liars Beware", "The Plan", Walking On The Water", and "Another World". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Christine McVieLegendary Christine Perfect Album ... LP
Sire, 1976. Very Good ... $7.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MinistryLand Of Rape & Honey (200 gram pressing) ... LP
Sire, 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99
A huge moment for Ministry – and the record that strongly brought forward all the underground styles that Al Jourgenson was bringing to the Chicago scene! The vocals and overall sound are a lot rawer than ever before – especially the earliest Ministry music, which was more in a Brit pop mode – and the record is honestly more of a Wax Trax release, as it shows Al's strong links to the industrial underground that had grown up around that Chicago label – as well as a surprising interest in hardcore too. Recorded in both Chicago and London, with some great guest work from Chris Connelly (onetime Dusty Groove employee!) – and titles that include "Deity", "The Missing", "Destruction", "Golden Dawn", "Stigmata", "Land Of Rape & Honey", and "Flashback". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1500!)
Also available Land Of Rape & Honey (opaque colored vinyl) ... LP 27.99

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✨✧ MinistryLand Of Rape & Honey (opaque colored vinyl) ... LP
Sire, 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99
A huge moment for Ministry – and the record that strongly brought forward all the underground styles that Al Jourgenson was bringing to the Chicago scene! The vocals and overall sound are a lot rawer than ever before – especially the earliest Ministry music, which was more in a Brit pop mode – and the record is honestly more of a Wax Trax release, as it shows Al's strong links to the industrial underground that had grown up around that Chicago label – as well as a surprising interest in hardcore too. Recorded in both Chicago and London, with some great guest work from Chris Connelly (onetime Dusty Groove employee!) – and titles that include "Deity", "The Missing", "Destruction", "Golden Dawn", "Stigmata", "Land Of Rape & Honey", and "Flashback". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1500!)
Also available Land Of Rape & Honey (200 gram pressing) ... LP 27.99

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✨✧ MinistryMind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste (200 gram pressing) ... LP
Sire/Drastic Plastic, 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
Legendary late 80s industrial rock from Ministry! They had been moving step-by-step into more aggro territory with each successive effort, but The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste was their biggest leap to date, and pretty much sets the template for the heavy sound that they'd be known for for years to come. Thrash metal guitars raging over heavy drums and programming, angry vocals and samples – it's all here. Few records bridged fanbases like this one in 1989 – it's beloved to fans of both Soft Cell AND Slayer – what's not to love about that? Includes "Thieves", "Burning Inside", "Cannibal Song", "So What", "Test", "Faith Collapsing", "Breathe" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1500 copies.)

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RamonesEnd Of The Century (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sire, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
The Roger Corman-Phil Spector year of the mighty Ramones! End Of The Century is a huge departure from the 1-2-3-4 burst and roar of the first 4 Ramones albums – a big ol' Phil Spector production – recorded concurrently with the filming of late 70s hottie PJ Soles dancing around in her underwear with a shy and shell-shocked Joey in Rock And Roll High School! Lord knows that End Of The Century was the end of the Ramones as we knew and loved them on LP (they remained great live until the very end), but it holds up very well and the big sound brings a smile. Plus it's got "Chinese Rock", worth the price alone. Other tracks include "Do You Remember Rock'N'Roll Radio?", "I'm Affected", "Danny Says", "The Return Of Jack & Judy", "Let's Go", "Baby, I Love You", "I Can't Make It On Time", "This Ain't Havana", "Rock N Roll High School", "All The Way" and "High Risk Insurance". LP, Vinyl record album

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RamonesRamones (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sire, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
The birth of punk rock as a bonafide genre, and not only that, a record that changed the rules – stripping rock and roll back down raw essentials – and unwittingly appearing as one of the greatest rock albums ever made. Given the stripped, buzzing simplicity, it's impossible to describe this record without sounding like a blow hard, but you really can't overstate what these four goony guys from Queens accomplished. 30-odd years of the most visceral pop music concentrated into 2 minute, 3 chord blasts of beautiful sonic catharsis – and they could barely even play! It's astonishing. Thanks boys! Tracks include "Blitzkrieg Bop", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend", "Beat On The Brat", "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue", "I Don't Wanna Around With You", "Loudmouth", and "Today Your Love Tomorrow The World". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ramones & OthersRock N Roll High School ... LP
Sire, 1979. New Copy ... $18.99
The fun fun soundtrack to Rock 'N' Roll High School – that gloriously, knowingly trashy Roger Corman produced movie vehicle for the Ramones! Of course The Ramones are all over the soundtrack, but it's got a bunch of 70s new wave and hard rock from Devo, Eno, Nick Lowe, Todd Rundgren and more. Includes "Rock N Roll High School", "I Want You Around", a medley of "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Pinhead", "California Sun" and more by The Ramones, "Come Back Jonee" by Devo, "Energy Fools The Magician" by Eno, "So It Goes" by Nick Lowe, "School Days" by Chuck Berry, "School's Out" by Alice Cooper and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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RenaissanceLive At Carnegie Hall ... LP
Sire, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has one slightly bumped corner.)

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Royal Crescent MobSpin The World ... LP
Sire, 1989. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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✨✧ Talking HeadsFear Of Music ... LP
Sire, 1979. Very Good+ ... $39.99
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
(Portuguese pressing in the textured cover, including inner sleeve. Cover has some peeling along the bottom.)

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✨✧ Talking HeadsTrue Stories ... LP
Sire, 1986. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Titles include "Papa Legba", "Love For Sale", "Puzzlin Evidence", "People Like Us", "City Of Dreams", and "Wild Wild Life". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve.)

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Brian WilsonBrian Wilson ... LP
Sire, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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PretendersExtended Play ... LP
Sire, 1981. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
LP, Vinyl record album

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RenaissanceNovella ... LP
Sire, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Depeche ModePeople Are People ... LP
Mute/Sire, Early 80s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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Tim BuckleyStarsailor ... LP
Warner/Straight, 1970. Near Mint- ... $59.99
Amazing work from the legendary Tim Buckley – and one of the records that truly shows why his music was unlike anything else that ever came before! The blend of folksy and jazzy roots really takes off here – stretching forth at times with a spacious feel that's airy, yet full of feeling – as Tim's magnificent vocals are backed by key instrumentation from Lee Underwood on guitar and organ, plus a small lineup of tenor, flute, trumpet, and bass – all bringing some jazzy phrasing to the mix. Tim himself plays 12 string guitar, at a level that's both complex yet completely organic – and titles include the sublime "Song To The Siren", a heavenly tune that perfectly sums up his genius, and which would be enough of a legacy, even if it was the only cut he ever recorded – plus "Monterey", "Come Here Woman", "Jungle Fire", and "Starsailor". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jimi HendrixBurning Desire (limited numbered edition) (2015 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Legacy, 1969/1970. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
Jimi Hendrix instrumental studio sessions circa 1969 and 1970 – one of best of the "authorized bootleg" releases from by Hendrix estate over the years – with some really great all instrumental jams with the heaviness and drive we know and love, with some looser and more exploratory material that's pretty amazing, too! Recorded at the Record Plant throughout '69 & '70 with bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles, and it's pretty incredible stuff! Titles include "Ezy Ryder," "Cherokee Mist/Astro Man", "Villanova Junction Blues," "Izabella," and "Burning Desire." LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl! First pressing limited to 5000 numbered copies.)

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✨✧ MachiavelMachiavel ... CD
Harvest/Warner (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
That's a hell of a trippy image on the cover – and the music inside does its best to match – the kind of mind-bending sounds that always made this Belgian prog group one of the most unique of their generation! The set's from 1976, but it hardly notices the other changes going on in European rock at the time – as Machiavel are still strongly committed to longer tracks with lots of complex instrumentation, while also finding a way to throw in a gentler, more thoughtful lyric – a quality that really comes through to our ears, given that all the vocals are in English! The song titles alone work like some eerie little story – and include "Johan's Brother Told Me", "When Johan Died Sirens Were Singing", "Cheerlessness", "Cry No More", and "Leave It Where It Can Stay". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Laura Nyro with LabelleGonna Take A Miracle (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1971. New Copy ... $5.99 6.99
A tremendous album from Laura Nyro – a real return to the soulful style of her roots, thanks to help from Labelle on backing vocals, and the team of Gamble & Huff on production! If Nyro only ever gave the world this record, that would more than be enough – because the whole thing's an incredibly hip blend of her own great songwriting and some of the more righteous strands of American soul music at the time. Most of the tracks are older soul numbers – some done relatively straight, others done with the more personal, contemplative style you'd expect from Nyro during these years. And decades before Amy Winehouse or Joss Stone started hitting territory like this, Nyro proved that a set of soul tracks like this could come off well, if handled with the right talent! Titles include "The Bells", "I Met Him On A Sunday", "Spanish Harlem", "You've Really Got A Hold On Me", "Desiree", "The Wind", "Nowhere To Run", and "It's Gonna Take A Miracle". CD features 4 bonus tracks too – "A Natural Woman", "Ooh Child", "Up On The Roof", and "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing". CD

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RatsIntermittent Signals ... LP
Mississippi, 1981. Very Good+ (reissue)... $13.99
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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✨✧ Roxy MusicSiren (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Virgin (UK), 1975. Used ... $14.99
Quite possibly the biggest early moment of US fame for Roxy Music – thanks to the classic "Love Is The Drug", which kicks off the album and is easily one of the group's best-known tunes of the 70s! The album tightens things up slightly from the sound of Country Life before – not as many dark corners, but still plenty of the offbeat styles that make these early Roxy Music albums so great – with none of the softer styles that took over during the early 80s years. Other tracks include "End Of The Line", "Sentimental Fool", "She Sells", "Could It Happen To Me", "Both Ends Burning", "Just Another High", and "Whirlwind". CD
(Out of print. Includes UK obi!)
Also available Siren (remastered edition) ... CD 4.99

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Roxy MusicSiren (remastered edition) ... CD
Virgin, 1975. Used ... $4.99
Quite possibly the biggest early moment of US fame for Roxy Music – thanks to the classic "Love Is The Drug", which kicks off the album and is easily one of the group's best-known tunes of the 70s! The album tightens things up slightly from the sound of Country Life before – not as many dark corners, but still plenty of the offbeat styles that make these early Roxy Music albums so great – with none of the softer styles that took over during the early 80s years. Other tracks include "End Of The Line", "Sentimental Fool", "She Sells", "Could It Happen To Me", "Both Ends Burning", "Just Another High", and "Whirlwind". CD
(HDCD pressing.)
Also available Siren (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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Al StewartModern Times ... CD
Columbia/Esoteric (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $15.99
Al Stewart, right before his big hit years to come – sounding wonderful here on both his tremendous vocals, and the range of tunes that seem to flow effortlessly from his pen! Production is by Alan Parsons, whose ability to compress elements to perfection is a perfect foil for Al's voice – a style that's tight, but never too smooth – not overly commercial, yet very nicely focused on the kind of hooks that can make Stewart's best songs so wonderful. There's still key traces of Al's folksy roots – but the shift in presentation here marks a real achievement, one that none of his other contemporaries were ever able to hit this well. Titles include "Not The One", "Apple Cider Re-Constitution", "Carole", "Sirens Of Titan", "Modern Times", and "Dark & Rolling Sea". CD

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✨✧ U2Rattle & Hum ... LP
Island, 1988. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Titles include "Angel Of Harlem", "Helter Skelter", "All Along The Watchtower", "Silver & Gold", "Price", "All I Want Is You", and "Desire". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl.)

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✨✧ DevoOh, No! It's Devo ... LP
Warner, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hey Spud boy! You need this record. Definitely underrated in the grand scheme, Oh No! finds the boys rocking a much more straightforward, nerdy computer funk sound. It sort of takes a page from the 80s Kraftwerk playbook with the grid-patterned 80s computer tomfoolery, albeit with a far more goofball pop groove. Includes the completely great singles "Time Out For Fun","Peek-a-boo!" and "That's Good", plus "Out Of Sync", "Explosions", "Patterns", "Big Mess", "Speed Racer", "What I Must Do", "I Desire" and "Deep Sleep". HAHAHAHA. HAHAHAHA. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Al StewartModern Times (UK cover) ... LP
Columbia (UK), 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
Al Stewart, right before his big hit years to come – sounding wonderful here on both his tremendous vocals, and the range of tunes that seem to flow effortlessly from his pen! Production is by Alan Parsons, whose ability to compress elements to perfection is a perfect foil for Al's voice – a style that's tight, but never too smooth – not overly commercial, yet very nicely focused on the kind of hooks that can make Stewart's best songs so wonderful. There's still key traces of Al's folksy roots – but the shift in presentation here marks a real achievement, one that none of his other contemporaries were ever able to hit this well. Titles include "Not The One", "Apple Cider Re-Constitution", "Carole", "Sirens Of Titan", "Modern Times", and "Dark & Rolling Sea". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Australian pressing, on CBS, with insert. Top cover seam is unglued.)
Also available Modern Times ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ YesOpen Your Eyes ... LP
Sireena (Germany), 1997/2012. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram 2012 reissue pressing.)
 
 
 



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