The albums Aguaturbia from 1969 and Volumen 2 from 1970, plus three bonus tracks from 1973 – ona single CD! The first album pretty great psychedelic rock effort from the Chilean group – featuring influences from and covers of cuts by psych & blues greats from the US and UK – ... read moreCD
A great early 00s effort from Air – bravely moving towards a deeper, trippier sound! For 10,000 Hz Legend, they wisely don't try to replicate the comparably effervescent vibe of their late 90s classic Moon Safari. On some level, they're still working with some of moodier textures of their ... read moreCD
The Allman Brothers at their best – and a key 70s set that may well have the group working at their peak! All their best southern roots are firmly tied together here – not just the country-touched approach to rock that was the group's calling card, but also their ties to some of the ... read moreCD
Excellent live work by The Association – quite different than their earlier pop hits, but still with the same great harmony feel! The style here is in the rougher, more guitar-based mode of albums like Birthday and Stop Your Motor – and the band really sounds great in this live setting ... read moreCD
The landmark first album from The Band – and along with the follow-up, it's among the greatest records of its time – which is all the more astounding given how independent of late 60s trends it is! Each member of The Band brings such inimitable textures – Garth Hudson's imposing ... read moreCD
Maybe our favorite Beatles album ever – a key set that bridges the catchiness of the early years and the sharper ideas of later albums – with a slightly sinister undercurrent that really keeps things fresh! The album's got some great early psych in spots, offset with wonderfully mature ... read moreCD
An incredible document of a lost avant cinema classic – Bobby Beausoleil's lost soundtrack to the late Kenneth Anger film Luicfer Rising – presented here with a huge amount of bonus material! The music, like the film, is incredibly spooky stuff – long, moody guitar-based tracks ... (Soundtracks, Rock)read moreCD
The fourth nearly flawless album of heavy genius from Black Sabbath – featuring some of the mightiest rock riffs ever! Vol 4 is just the tiniest of notches below Master Of Reality and Paranoid in overall greatness – which is the tiniest of possible complaints given that those previous ... read moreCD
Quite possibly the greatest moment of genius ever from Black Sabbath – and a genre-changing record that influenced generations! The group are at their lean, raw best here – free from any cliches at all, and working in an incredibly heady brew of fuzzy guitar, romping bass, and dark ... read moreCD
Blood Sweat & Tears —
3 ... CD Columbia, 1970. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
Blood Sweat & Tears are really stretching out here – working their already-famous magic through a range of great tunes, both originals and covers – and coming up with some great longer-form expressions of their sound in the process! David Clayton-Thomas is firmly in the lead on ... read moreCD
All the important early work of the man who took rock and roll into the American living room – an early pop genius, represented here by all his original mono recordings, his stereo re-recordings, and 88 previously-unissued tracks – including a planned but never-issued album! Also comes ... read moreCD
A real classic from the Spanish scene of the 70s – a sublime batch of progressive tunes penned and played by the legendary Eduardo Bort! The album's got a tightness that's really great – one that matches some of the better-known, arena-filling groups from the Anglo world at the time ... read moreCD
Amazing music from one of our most-treasured stretches of David Bowie's career – that creatively-fertile time when he escaped to West Berlin, hid from the mainstream, and made some groundbreaking records with Brian Eno – then returned to the limelight to remind us all that he was still ... read moreCD
A tremendous live set cut during the height of David Bowie's years in Berlin – and the kind of performance that showed that his more experimental work from this time could be every bit as appealing as the classics! The first half of the set features some amazing numbers from the Heroes and ... read moreCD
A great package that includes the "final" concert by David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars persona – recorded at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1973, and pulled from the soundtrack to the DA Pennebaker film of the same name! The original film featured Bowie, Mick ... read moreCD
Tim Buckley —
Lorca ... CD Elektra, 1970. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
Far-thinking genius from Tim Buckley – and one of his most experimental albums ever! Lorca really takes off from the sound of earlier albums – pushing the jazz side of the spectrum even more, and stretching out on longer tracks that have his vocals riffing a lot more than usual. ... read moreCD
The album that introduced the world to Kate Bush – and a set that both has the lady staking some great ground of her own, but maybe also using a few more familiar modes to get her message across! Kate's vocals are already soaring all over her octave range, with those distinct inflections ... read moreCD
A smoking live set from the Butterfield Blues Band – and like all the group's work, as much of a jazz and soul album as a blues one! Butterfield drew his inspiration from the Chicago bluesmen, it's true – but his style also has plenty of echoes of New Orleans soul, Memphis R&B, and ... read moreCD
Not everyone digs the later Captain and crew, but the early 80s efforts have finally gotten their just props after all these years – and we'll we'll come right out and say that this second to last album before Don Van Vliet hung up the music for painting has always sounded great to us! The ... read moreCD
A legendary batch of funky rock tracks – noteworthy not only for production by Jimi Hendrix, but also for the group's insanely great groove! There's a bluesy undercurrent here, but sharpened much more strongly for the funk generation – which takes Cat Mother way past contemporaries ... read moreCD
Still part of the classic early run of the group – one of the most production for an act like this in the 70s – and an album that still has them putting out a double-length set of goodness! Titles include "Byblos", "Song Of The Evergreens", "Searchin So ... 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 moreCD
Prime Elvis Costello work from his early run with The Attractions – a set that's overflowing with tunes that are catchy yet biting, and which get superb production from Nick Lowe! Titles include "Oliver's Army", "Green Shirt", "Party Girl", "Good Squad" ... read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Coulson Dean McGuiness Flint —
Lo & Behold ... CD Evangeline/Acadia (UK), 1972. Used ...
Catchy 70s pop from Gino Cunico – just the right sort of songs that would have sounded wonderful coming out of an AM radio in your car – with that kind of production that somehow managed to make that tiny speaker on the dashboard sound so much stronger than it was! Gino puts himself ... read moreCD
Maybe one of the purest expressions of the genius of Bonnie and Delaney Bramlett – an album that was recorded to feel like it was done in a motel room – with a stripped-down vibe that really gets at the best energy of the pair! Roots rock mixes with blue-eyed soul, gospel piano, and ... read moreCD
A pretty wild compilation of classic material from German electronic experimentalists Der Plan – one that was produced exclusively for the Japanese market in '84 – and cheekily-titled JaPlan! Features tracks from benchmark Der Plan releases like Normalette Surprise the Die Letzte Rache ... read moreCD