Includes the albums Give Him The Ooh-La-La and Once Upon A Summertime. (Vocalists) CD
NEW ... CD Tryangle/Drag City, 2015. Used ...
The N.E.W. record from Detroit proto-punk legends Death – whose older music has rightfully been catapulted out of the deep deep underground in recent years, gaining them much deserved widespread recognition – and their first proper new album since 1976 shows that they've still got it! ... (Rock) read moreCD
Some really groovy mid 70s singer-songwriter material from Michael Deacon – with plaintive and eccentric vocals, breezy songs, and some pretty grand grooving arrangements! Deacon mixes up genre influences in pretty wild way, but with such smooth and laidback charisma, that it fits a bit in ... (Folk/Country) read moreCD
Joey DeFrancesco —
Snapshot ... CD High Note, 2009. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
A wide-angled snapshot of work by the trio of organist Joey DeFrancesco – his core unit for well over a decade, playing together here with a near-perfect sense of energy! Joey's Hammond lines are certainly at the front of the set, but they're propelled forward strongly by the guitar of Paul ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Wonderful work from Buddy DeFranco – one of the few jazz musicians who can make us love the clarinet in the post-swing years! Buddy plays with a wonderful style that's got plenty of bop – a great hard edge in the group that you might not expect, but which comes through brilliantly once ... (Jazz) read moreCD
(With the original US obi – which has a cutout mark on the barcode. Out of print.)
A key link between 70s funk and some of the avant jazz rock trends on the New York scene in the early 80s – a group who seem to draw inspiration both from the sound of larger funk groups like Brass Construction and BT Express, and from the artier styles of the Ze Records generation of the ... (Soul) read moreCD
An early album from drummer Jack DeJohnette – and one of the first records to really show the full range of his talents! The players on the record are all a wonderful batch of well-matched up-and-comers from the soul jazz scene of the time – and include Stanley Cowell on piano and ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A post-ECM set from drummer Jack DeJohnette – one that's got a bit more electricity in the mix than before, yet which still has that great sense of energy that Jack gave us with his Special Edition group! The lineup here is youthful – Greg Osby on alto and soprano sax, Gary Thomas on ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Blistering rocksteady from the man largely responsible for bringing Jamaican soul to the rest of the world with his huge hit "Israelites"! 31 outstanding jams from Dekker, produced by Leslie Kong for his seminal Beverley's label, non stop easy rockers all culled from Dekker's crucial late ... (Reggae) read moreCD
Corey Dennison's making one of his trademark growls of expression on the cover – a gritty grimace that seems to come from down deep inside and really inflect his music with a surprising amount of soul! Dennison's a midwestern bluesman, but has roots in the south – which really come ... (Blues) read moreCD
Kind of a painful movie, but a pretty sweet soundtrack! The set features a number of new works produced by Deodato, very much in the spirit of his Inutil Paisagem 60s bossa recordings – with wonderfully complex airy melodies, and a touch so light you can't believe there's actually a ... (Brazil) read moreCD
One of Eric Clapton's greatest moments – and a set that also features guitars from Duane Allman and organ from Bobby Whitlock! Recorded in Miami at Criteria Studios – and titles include "Layla", "It's Too Late", "Little Wing", "Have You Ever Loved A ... (Rock) read moreCD
(Out of print. With booklet and special inserts! Box has some very light wear, but is nice overall.)
Andrey Dergatchev —
Return ... CD ECM (Germany), 2005. Used ...
A great one from Devo – capping off their classic era when they could hardly do wrong! By 1981, the gentlemen Devo had been up to their collective arse in irony since the early 70s, and having made a sizable fortune for the Brothers' Warner with the ultra-ironic "Whip It" the ... (Rock) read moreCD
Pure genius from one of our favorite players ever – and proof that some of the freshest modern jazz of the 60s was being recorded on vibes! Dickerson's tone, timing, and sense of composition alone are enough to make the set a great one – but he's also working here with a really great ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A fantastic bit of work by one of the most unique players in jazz! Dickerson's got an amazing tone on the vibes, and he's working here with pianist Austin Crowe, who creates beautiful spiralling piano lines that ring out in glorious tones next to Dickerson's darker metallic ones. The album's ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Snotty New York proto-punk with more than just an undercurrent of comedy running through the beefy tunes, and a heavy dose of good ol' swagger! The Dictators are truly, completely punk – even if Go Girl Crazy pre-dates the genre classification by a year or so – and even if their groove ... (Rock) read moreCD
This CD brings together the collection entitled Cocaine In My Brain (after his huge international hit) with nearly a dozen early tracks produced by Lee Perry, for a nice collection highlighting some tasty moments in the Ragnam Piza's career. The first half of the CD has some of the disco and funk ... (Reggae) read moreCD
Sweet, smooth, and jazzy stepping tunes from Chicago's DJ Inc – an underground producer who's been crafting homegrown tracks for Chicago steppers for years! The set's got a really nice unpretentious feel – mostly just beats, basslines, and focused jazzy riffs on guitar, sax, and keys. ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
(Out of print.)
DJ Kentaro —
Enter ... CD Ninja Tune (Canada), 2007. Used ...
DJ Kentaro straddles the line between the spaciest of modern hip hop with a wildly splintering broken beats on DJ Kentaro – with stellar line up of guests include Spank Rock, Fat Jon and the Pharcyde! Titles include "Enter The Newground", "Keep On" feat Pharcyde, "Fre ... (New Grooves) read moreCD
Tracks include "Sometimes", "School Street", "Who We Be", Trina Moe", "We Right Here", "Bloodline Anthem", "Shorty Was Da Bomb", "Damien III", "When I'm Nothing" featuring Stephanie Mills, "I Miss You" ... (Hip Hop) read moreCD
Wonderful early electronic works by Tod Dockstader – with a turgid sound that's very reminiscent of some of the early French Musique Concrete recordings from the 50s. Waves of sound collide and clash, opening up dark modern soundscapes that seem to point towards an outside referent – ... (Out Sound) read moreCD
Amazing avant garde material from Dolphy – and never issued before in any form! The concert was recorded in 1963 at the University of Illinois, and it features some of the most "out" playing we've ever heard from Dolphy. He's backed by a trio comprised of Herbie Hancock, Eddie ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Some of the most striking Eric Dolphy work we've ever heard – a set of live performances from the years 1962 and 1963 that feature Dolphy in a free-thinking mode that surpasses even the modernism of his classic studio sides! The recordings feature Dolphy amidst a variety of players – ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Better than you might think – and a sparkling selection of recent exotica work that's very much in the best tradition of Martin Denny or Les Baxter, but which also goes far beyond that style, into a wealth of groovy modes that also hits some great 60s soundtrack moments! The first few tunes ... (Now Sound) read moreCD
Beautifully mature work from Brazilian piano legend Joao Donato – an album that draws on his rich legacy of musical expression from the bossa years onward, presented here with a few surprising twists and turns! The core format is piano trio – Joao on the acoustic keys, with Luiz Alves ... (Brazil) read moreCD