Incredible early standup work by Woody Allen – a lost side of his genius, represented here on three rare albums from the 60s! If you only know Allen as a director, or actor on screen, this work is a real revelation – recorded at a time when Woody was a young, talented comedy writer for ... read moreCD
A stunning little record – one that features spoken passages from William S Burroughs over instrumental backdrops by Daniel Humair – all in one of the spookiest albums we've ever heard! Burroughs talks about witchcraft and the supernatural – past and present – in that ... read moreCD
Not much in the way of dates or notes here, but the material is very much from the classic stretch of Redd Foxx we love so much – that time before he was free to use language that was too blue, yet managed to cover a wide range of adult topics with some very clever wordplay! The tracks are ... read moreCD
A great little live set from the one-and-only Pigmeat Markham – doing his thing at Boston's Aquarius Theater joined by Baby Seals and others – with routines that were never previously recorded, and only rarely available! Pigmeat & co. stroll through several bits, occasionally with ... read moreCD
Ken Nordine —
Colors ... CD Philips/Ashodel, Mid 60s. Used ...
This is Asphodel's wonderful reissue of "word jazz" maestro Ken Nordine's classic mid 60s ode to the sultry side of the common, the uncommon, and some seemingly made up colors. ("Muddy" anyone?) Billed as "A Sensuous Listening Experience" – and truly living up ... read moreCD
A 6CD set of oratory revolution – 175 Progress Drive by Mumia Abu-Jamal, Self-Defense, Self-Respect by Robert F Williams, Prisons On Fire by George Jackson, Attica, and Black Liberation, In A Pig's Eye by Ward Churchhill, Taking Liberties by Christian Parenti and the bonus Chile – ... read moreCD