An insane amount of material from The Searchers – served up here in a set that goes way way past their few hits that made it to the radio over here back in the 60s! The group were a key part of the evolving British sound of the time – and had this way of harmonizing together that was ... read moreCD
A Brazilian rock classic! The band had a very sophisticated sound that mixes nice vocal production with spare arrangements supported by guitar, piano, and bass. The sound is difficult to describe – but the record has some extremely compelling songwriting, and great vocal work that carries ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Great early work from The Secrets – a UK group that features early contributions from later singer/songwriter Clifford T Ward – but in a style that's much more group-oriented overall! Ward's already a hell of a songwriter – and loads of the cuts here are under-discovered nuggets ... read moreCD
A huge amount of material by one of the first great singer-songwriters of rock and pop music – including tracks recorded for RCA, Decca, and other small labels too! Even features 15 unissued tracks, plus instrumentals and soundtrack songs – and a huge hardcover booklet too! CD
A great "new" album from the legendary Seeds – not new recordings, but a fresh collection that brings together a fair bit of rare and unissued tracks – along with some of their classics, and some rare pre-seeds material too! The collection is pulled from a soundtrack for the ... read moreCD
A groundbreaking debut from The Seeds – one of those albums that seemed to come out of nowhere back in the 60s, then went onto have an undeniable influence on music for decades to come! The music is gritty and garagey right from the start – but also has a sinister focus that really ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Red label stereo pressing, original label design with "I Can't Seem To Make You Mind", with a later B 14630 matrix, still in the shrink including blue & white inner sleeve.)
Young Vs Old follows a similar trail, with some bigger emotions as well as sparer numbers, with titles including "Who Knows", "Bring The Home", "Ballad Of The Fort Hood Three", "Be Kind To Your Parents", "Get Up And Go", "Mayrowana" and ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a tracklist sticker.)
Ty Segall & White Fence —
Joy ... CD Drag City, 2018. New Copy ...
A long awaited reunion of west coast indie psych pop masterminds Ty Segall & Tim Presley aka White Fence! It's a gem, and best of all, not a sequel or rehash of thier beloved earlier collaboratorative LP Hair, this one's got it's own vibe! Most of the songs are really short, given it a ... read moreCD
A fantastic early side of work from 70s superstar Bob Seger – and one that comes as quite a surprise, compared to his hits! This early material is really raw, gritty, and definitely shows Bob's roots in the same Detroit scene that was changing the worlds of both soul and rock in the late 60s ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed at Third Man!)
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band —
Nine Tonight ... LP Capitol, 1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Live in Detroit and Boston in 1980 – with tracks that include "Mainstreet", "Against The Wind", "Let It Rock", "Night Moves", "Betty Lou's Getting Out Tonight", and "Nine Tonight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has some wear and center splits in the bottom seam.)
Alongside The Specials, the stars of the Two Tone ska revival scene. How can you go wrong with classics like "On My Rradio", "Time Hard", "Missing Words", "My Collie (Not A Dog)", "Three Minute Hero", "Too Much Pressure", "Murder" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The soundtrack to the Sex Pistols quote/unquote documentary The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle – a crazy mess of Pistols odds, ends and quote/unquote hits – including Sid's crazy-as-hell take on Sinatra, the weird quote/unquote French version of "Anarchy In The UK" and ... read moreCD
The soundtrack to the Sex Pistols quote/unquote documentary The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle – a crazy mess of Pistols odds, ends and quote/unquote hits – including Sid's crazy-as-hell take on Sinatra, the weird quote/unquote French version of "Anarchy In The UK" and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, missing the extras. Cover has light wear.)
2 CD set includes a best of compilation and previously unreleased live recording. CD
(Out of print, includes original slipcase)
Joseph Shabason —
Anne ... CD Western Vinyl, 2018. Used ...
(Punch through barcode.)
Haze ... CD Big Crown, 2018. New Copy 2CD ...
The Shacks really seem to have found their sound here – balancing the sometimes-sweet vocals of Shannon Wise with a grittier edge in the music – not entirely garagey, but also never too overproduced! There's almost an 80s indie vibe going on here in the presentation – a group who ... read moreCD
Shadows Of Knight —
Gloria ... LP Dunwich, 1966. Very Good+ ...
One of the finest rock moments to ever come from the Windy City – a raw, nasty little record that perfectly sums up the Dunwich ethos! Titles include their classic "Gloria" – plus "I Just Want To Make Love To You", "Bad Little Woman", "Hey Joe", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pink label pressing with AT/LW etch, still in the shrink with vintage shop sticker.)
Super-raw work from The Shadows Of Knight – maybe the earliest recording ever of the famous garage combo – and a set that already shows them sounding pretty darn great! The material is from a small club on the outskirts of Chicago – and the young quintet is already completely on ... read moreCD
Groovy sounds from 60s Sweden – one of that scene's most happening bands at the time, and a combo who should have broke bigger on the global scene – given that all their lyrics are in English! The collection brings together singles and album tracks The Shanes recorded for Columbia over ... read moreCD
A surprising new set from Gunter Schickert – a 70s Krautrock giant who's probably best known for his work on the Brain label – stepping out here with a sound that makes us feel as if the decades haven't passed at all! The album's named after a moth, who drifted into the studio during ... read moreCD
Gunter Schickert —
Nachtfalter ... LP Bureau B (Germany), 2018. New Copy (reissue)...
A surprising new set from Gunter Schickert – a 70s Krautrock giant who's probably best known for his work on the Brain label – stepping out here with a sound that makes us feel as if the decades haven't passed at all! The album's named after a moth, who drifted into the studio during ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great package of work from Shoes – one of the finest acts to come from the Illinois scene in the 70s – presented here with three full albums, and bonus tracks too! First up is their seminal Black Vinyl Shoes – an album that may well stand as the group's lasting treasure! The ... read moreCD
Quite an unusual setting for the drum and percussion work of the mighty Hamid Drake – as the set features his much-hailed talents in the company of the spacey Mako Sica combo! The group's music is maybe a bit more abstract than jazz – although it's still created from familiar elements ... (Jazz, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Siegel Schwall Band —
953 West ... CD Wooden Nickel/Wounded Bird, 1975. New Copy ...
The album's title is a reference to an address on the north side of Chicago – 953 West Belmont Ave – somewhat gritty at the time the album was recorded, now not too far from a giant Target discount store! Yet the address, the cover, and the overall presentation are a great example of ... read moreCD
A great electro classic from the earliest years of synth pop – served up here by a British group who set the scene for a whole generation! Silicon Teens never had the success of Human League or some of their contemporaries, but they definitely set the scene for that generation – by ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An enchantingly warm yet mysterious set composed, arranged, conducted and sung by Judee Sill – the second of her 2 rare bits of folk rock gems Asylum in the early 70s – with a richer, country folk sound that's rife with Judee's soaring vocals and eerily spiritual tunes! The tunes meld ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Paul Simon's mid 80s landmark – a record that brought together Simon's unique voice and pop folk songwriting skill with South African, Chicano, zydeco other global musical styles – held together by some of the best songs Simon ever put together! With lesser material, this would feel ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
We've gotta admit, this record sounds a lot better with the passing of time than we might have expected – thanks in part to some totally sweet Fender Rhodes, used often, and in all the best ways to pepper the tunes! Barry Beckett and Bob James handle the keys – and there's even some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the heavy inner sleeve. Cover and labels have a name in marker.)
If you ever needed a record to convince you that Simon & Garfunkel were geniuses, and way more than just mainstream pop – this is it! The production is sublime – soft sounds moving beautifully along with the heavenly vocals – and the songwriting hits a new level of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing with 1B matrix. Includes the poster. Cover has light wear.)
Titles include "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "El Condor Pasa", "Cecilia", "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright", "Baby Driver", "The Boxer", "The Only Living Boy In New York", "Keep The Customer Satisfied", and "Song For ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has some surface wear.)
Nancy Sinatra —
Sugar ... LP Reprise, Late 60s. Near Mint- ...
Just Sold Out!
Though one of her groovy Hazlewood produced albums, she only does two Hazlewood-penned tunes on this one: "Coastin", and "Sugar Town". The rest of the songs are the old-timey standards like "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Vagabond Shoes", "Let's Fall In ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Tri-color stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)
A seminal album from the young Siouxie Sioux and her Banshees – a set that really breaks the singer away from the punk roots of her initial work, into this deeper, darker territory that would clearly inspire generations to come! There's still plenty of heavy guitar in the music, and no goth ... read moreCD
Siouxsie & The Banshees —
Nocturne ... LP Geffen, 1983. Near Mint- 2LP ...
Titles include "Pulled To Bits", "Melt!", "Dear Prudence", "Israel", "Night Shift", "Happy House", "Spellbound", "Helter Skelter", "Slowdive" and "Sin In My Heart". LP, Vinyl record album
A big one for Siouxsie and the group – from a time when they were both pushing forth the darker corners of mainstream pop, and making a few surprising turns for the dancefloor tune! Some of the upbeat moments here crossed over surprisingly well in the clubs at the time, but even those still ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Siouxie & The Banshees pick up songs from a well-chosen array of other artists – including Roxy Music, Iggy Pop, Bob Dylan, Television, and Billie Holiday – almost moving into that reworking-of-classics style that This Mortal Coil was using at the time – even though Siouxie's ... read moreCD
A pivotal album from Siouxie & The Banshees – maybe the first record they issued during a time when the artists they inspired started to break into the mainstream – which also maybe helped the group find a crossover fame they might never have expected at the start of the decade! ... read moreCD
Guy Skornik —
Tusk ... LP Finders Keepers (UK), 1979. New Copy ...
Really beautiful electronics from the enigmatic Guy Skornik – an artist that we mostly know for his quirky concept record Pour Pauwels, but who sounds here like some of the best electronicians of the German scene of the 70s! All tracks are long and spun out – electronic, but with ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the grooviest Australian groups of the 70s – one of that rare breed from down under who effortlessly mixed together rock and soul – often with some very unique results! We'd rank these guys right next to Renee Geyer or Rocco – as they've got a similar blue-eyed sensibility ... read moreCD
A seminal statement from the legendary Small Faces – a record that has them regrouping a bit, and finding a way to pack an incredible punch! The album's amazing right from the very first note – a perfect bridge between the ongoing mod energy of the London scene, and the psychedelic ... read moreCD
Really enigmatic work from Craig Smith – aka Maitreya Kali – a figure who started out on the sunnier side of the LA scene, with work on TV and in a larger pop folk ensemble – but one who also hit some much darker corners by the end of the 60s, as you'll hear on this collection of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A groovy singer takes on the music of The Beatles – all with a sound that does a heck of a lot for both parties involved in the proceedings! Keely Smith was well into her solo career by the time of this set – having stepped away from Louis Prima, and soaring through some great albums ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreCD
Patti Smith's first album and one of greatest rock albums of the 70s! Pure, driving passion powers Patti as profoundly as it ever would here on horses. The musicianship is famously top notch, too, making for one of those amazing moments in rock when a great voice – not just a great sounding ... read moreCD
When we were playing this, someone in the office said "What's the deal with these guys? Did they just do sound-a-like versions of other people's hits?" On some of their other records, we might say no – but this one's pretty much a Pickwick-esque remake/remodel of late 60s rockers ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Warren Smith never cracked the charts like Elvis or Jerry Lee Lewis back in the 50s – but these early recordings for Sun Records have assured him a big place in the rockabilly legend! Smith's maybe best remembered for one or two tracks – but this set really gets at the full scope of ... read moreCD
Hypnotic and frenzied instrumental sounds from the early 70s – heavy rhythms and fuzzy walls of guitar from Bob Thompson and Doug Snyder – a masterful piece of avant rock! Daily Dance is one of those records that's so far ahead of the pack stylistically, you can hardly believe it was ... read moreCD
A live set recorded in Paris in 1977! The Soft Machine of the period included John Marshall on drums and percussion, Karl Jenkins on piano and keyboards, John Etheridge on guitars, Rick Sanders on violin, and Steve Cook on bass. Original album tracks include "The Nodder", "White ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK Harvest pressing with A-2/B-1 matrix. Cover has light wear and unglued seams.)
Really fantastic material from the young Soft Machine – tracks recorded as demos before the release of their seminal debut album – but which really seem to capture a special spirit of the group! There's moments here that almost have the fragile brilliance of solo work by Robert Wyatt ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sublime early work from Robert Wyatt and crew – a psychedelic accented jazz rock classic that never gets old – and a visionary set that inspired a generation! The heavily fuzzy guitar sound is transcendent on Volume Two – with sudden jazzy changes, augmented by horns, and all ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An amazing departure in music for Soft Machine – a record that really shifts the groove from the more psychedelic sound of the group's first two releases! The style here is much more stretched-out and spacious – really moving into jazz more than rock, and featuring very long tracks ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The title might be a bit reversed – because there's hardly anything 21st Century at all about this music – and at some level, it almost feels as if Jerry Solomon is going back in time – at least within the parameters of his own life! The songs often have this weird, almost child-l ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Some of the weirdest underground rock material you'll ever hope to hear – self-produced, self-released material by Jerry Solomon – who's definitely one of the true outsiders of his scene! The approach here is a bit like that taken by Brute Force on his classic late 60s album – in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great two-fer that brings together both album by this fantastic prog group! First up is the sweet debut set from Solution – a Dutch group who work here in a seriously jazzy blend of keyboards and reeds – almost with a vibe that's like Brian Auger in his post-Trinity years, but ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great one from the mid 90s – in the heart of Sonic Youth's middle major label period – and still on a hell of a creative win streak! This is genuinely exploratory, noisy 90s rock at it's finest – played by bonafide noise rock pioneers that really found something of a comfort ... read moreCD
Surprisingly beautiful sounds from Space Lady – a long-running street performer from the San Francisco scene – one who's almost to that city what Moondog was to New York in the 50s! Like Moondog, the Space Lady has this under-tapped genius – this spare, simple way of putting ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Really wonderful sounds from the enigmatic Space Lady – an artist who mostly performed on the streets of Boston and San Francisco in the 70s, but who also managed to make the handful of recordings featured in this set! The tunes are wonderfully spare, and surprisingly beautiful – often ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The title certainly gets it right – as Spacemen 3 were legally-registered heroin addicts in the UK at the time of this recording – very unusual in the years before heroin chic of the 90s! The set came out after the group's first few landmark records, but actually features earlier demo ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An amazing assortment of rare work from Spacemen 3 – all recorded in the time before their classic Perfect Prescription album – hence the title! The work here is often even headier than material that made it on that album – completely full-on layers of fuzzy guitar – echoed ... read moreCD
The first, and perhaps the most conventional album by Spanky & Our Gang – but still pretty darn insane! The group are a strange mix of 60s styles – with bits of We Five, bits of Harpers Bizarre, bits of The Association – but a totally strange and totally fun approach to pop ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
This is the third movement in the fantastic pop symphony that is Spanky & Our Gang! The record's perhaps their oddest to date – and mixes groovy vocal stylings with some fairly advanced production approaches that work perfectly with the incredible songs written by Stuart Scharf and Bob ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)