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Steve Reid's Bamboo ForrestMysteries ... CD
Telarc, 1997. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Promotional stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ Andrew Raffo DewarSix Lines Of Transformation/Music For Eight Bamboo Flutes ... CD
Porter, 2008. Used ... Out Of Stock
Atmospheric reed work from composer Andrew Raffo Dewar – music that seems to start in the territory of some of Yusef Lateef's more exotic sides, then take off into much more abstract directions! The CD features two extended pieces – the first of which is "Six Lines Of Transformation", played by a sextet that includes bass clarinet, quarter-tone flute, bassoon, trumpet, bass, and percussion – all handled with a mix of earthy tones and more avant expressions. "Music For Eight Bamboo Flutes" follows – played by the octet imagined by the title – in a very weird way that has the flutes hovering together in unique sonic space – more just abstract tones instead of notes, with a chillingly cold sort of feel! CD
 
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✨✧ Paul BleyImprovisie ... CD
America/Bamboo (France), 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible work from Paul Bley – and a record that captures him in his excellent electric period, working in a different setting than we've heard him elsewhere! The group on the set is a trio – one that matches Bley's work on electric piano and synthesizer with percussion from Han Bennink and vocals, piano, bass, and additional synthesizer from a young Annette Peacock! Peacock is especially restrained on the record – especially if you only know her later, straighter work – and her contribution here is wonderfully subtle and extremely lovely. Side one features the track "Improvisie", a free improvisation with Bley on electric piano and synthesizer – and tonalities are as "out" as the playing, which is generally quite spacious and dynamic – though hardly quiet. The second side features a Peacock tune titled "Touching" that's a bit more intense – very much in the spirit of the work on the first side, and a unique slice of magic from this one-off session! CD
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Improvisie ... CD 16.99
Improvisie ... LP 23.99

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Paul BleyImprovisie ... CD
America/Bamboo (France), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
Incredible work from Paul Bley – and a record that captures him in his excellent electric period, working in a different setting than we've heard him elsewhere! The group on the set is a trio – one that matches Bley's work on electric piano and synthesizer with percussion from Han Bennink and vocals, piano, bass, and additional synthesizer from a young Annette Peacock! Peacock is especially restrained on the record – especially if you only know her later, straighter work – and her contribution here is wonderfully subtle and extremely lovely. Side one features the track "Improvisie", a free improvisation with Bley on electric piano and synthesizer – and tonalities are as "out" as the playing, which is generally quite spacious and dynamic – though hardly quiet. The second side features a Peacock tune titled "Touching" that's a bit more intense – very much in the spirit of the work on the first side, and a unique slice of magic from this one-off session! CD
Also available Improvisie ... LP 23.99

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Paul BleyImprovisie ... LP
America/Bamboo (France), 1972. New Copy ... $23.99
Incredible work from Paul Bley – and a record that captures him in his excellent electric period, working in a different setting than we've heard him elsewhere! The group on the set is a trio – one that matches Bley's work on electric piano and synthesizer with percussion from Han Bennink and vocals, piano, bass, and additional synthesizer from a young Annette Peacock! Peacock is especially restrained on the record – especially if you only know her later, straighter work – and her contribution here is wonderfully subtle and extremely lovely. Side one features the track "Improvisie", a free improvisation with Bley on electric piano and synthesizer – and tonalities are as "out" as the playing, which is generally quite spacious and dynamic – though hardly quiet. The second side features a Peacock tune titled "Touching" that's a bit more intense – very much in the spirit of the work on the first side, and a unique slice of magic from this one-off session! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Improvisie ... CD 16.99

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Paul BleyPaul Bley Synthesizer Show ... CD
Milestone/Bamboo, 1970. New Copy ... $16.99
A great record by Paul Bley – one of his few forays into electronic music, and a set that's got a really striking feel right from the start! Unlike some of the gimmicky moog records of the time – or some of the noisier avant electronic sets – Bley finds a way to use the instrument to open up new perspectives in jazz, often with a style that's tuneful and filled with sentiment – maybe an electronic contrast to his solo piano material on ECM! The tunes were all penned by Annette Peacock – and they have Bley playing a lot more soulfully than on other records from the time. Backing is by acoustic drum and bass, and Bley plays a bit of acoustic piano on the record – but the real highlight are the choppy rhythmic chunks of electronics, played in a style that sounds very little like Bley's other work. Believe it or not, there's even a few nice groovers on here – although most of the record is in a downtempo mode. Titles include "Parks", "Mr Joy", "Archangel", "Snakes", Gary", and "Nothing Ever Was, Anyway". CD
Also available Paul Bley Synthesizer Show (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Paul BleyPaul Bley Synthesizer Show (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Milestone/Bamboo, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A great record by Paul Bley – one of his few forays into electronic music, and a set that's got a really striking feel right from the start! Unlike some of the gimmicky moog records of the time – or some of the noisier avant electronic sets – Bley finds a way to use the instrument to open up new perspectives in jazz, often with a style that's tuneful and filled with sentiment – maybe an electronic contrast to his solo piano material on ECM! The tunes were all penned by Annette Peacock – and they have Bley playing a lot more soulfully than on other records from the time. Backing is by acoustic drum and bass, and Bley plays a bit of acoustic piano on the record – but the real highlight are the choppy rhythmic chunks of electronics, played in a style that sounds very little like Bley's other work. Believe it or not, there's even a few nice groovers on here – although most of the record is in a downtempo mode. Titles include "Parks", "Mr Joy", "Archangel", "Snakes", Gary", and "Nothing Ever Was, Anyway". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Paul Bley Synthesizer Show ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Chris CortezAwakenings ... CD
Blue Bamboo, 2007. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
 
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✨✧ Dollar BrandAfrican Breeze ... LP
East West (Japan), 1974. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Dollar Brand playing solo – but with a vibrancy that hardly makes you miss the other instruments at all! Most of the record features solo piano, but there's also a bit of bamboo flute as well – leading off the set and establishing this great organic vibe to the whole thing, which is then followed by Brand's long-spun, completely hypnotic lines on piano! The recording quality is wonderful – very clear and strong, and quite resonant too – and the set features two side-long long suites – "Africa" and "Reflection" – with shorter passages that move through the warm range of moods you'd find in Brand's other strong work from the time. Titles include "Ancient Africa", "Msunduza", "Single Petal Of A Rose", and "African Sun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert!)

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Don CherryMu Second Part ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Don Cherry really breaks out here on his classic Mu sessions from France – using the new freedoms of post-68 Paris to explore themes at a level that would set the tone for generations to come! The album's very spare, and very improvised – with Cherry on pocket trumpet, piano, and wooden flute – plus a bit of percussion too – alongside drummer Ed Blackwell, who's equally unbridled – showing a huge evolution since the time both he and Don spent in the group of Ornette Coleman! There's a few echoes of the global elements that Cherry would later embrace more strongly in the 70s – but the core energy here is mostly improvised jazz, handled at a level that really makes a lot better use of the freedom than some of Don's contemporaries. Titles on this second part include "Bamboo Night", "The Mysticism Of My Sound", "Psycho Drama", "Smiling Faces Going Places", "Teo Teo Can", and "Dollar Brand/Spontaneous Composing/Exert Man On The Moon". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bob Downes Open MusicFive Trios ... CD
Bob Downes Music/Openian (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Amazing work from British reedman Bob Downes – a host of previously-unissued 70s recordings, all of them trio numbers with a wonderfully stripped-down feel! Downes is possibly best known for his larger group experiments of the Open Music years – but here, he comes across as much more of a cutting-edge jazzman – blowing a variety of reeds, including flute, tenor, alto, and soprano saxes (sometimes simultaneously!) – with only just bass and drums to back him up! Yet as with most of Bob's other recordings from the time, there's a wonderful sense of rhythm to these cuts – never too free, and always with an inherent groove that hangs somewhere between the modal and the harmelodic. The drummer on all cuts is Denis Smith, and bassists include Barry Guy, Jeff Clyne, and Marc Meggido – on tracks that include "Bamboo Blaze", "Spooks", "Living It Up In Rio", "Desert Waltz", "Circus", "Moonstruck", and "Ghosts In Space". CD

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✨✧ Ryo KawasakiJuice ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the few American releases by this legendary Japanese fusion artist – and a pretty funky little record as well! Ryo Kawasaki plays lead guitar and the very cool "string synthesizer" on the set – making for a sweet mix of electric grooves that has some really great spacey touches! Tracks have a core funky base at the bottom – grooving in a mode that's tight, but never too slick – and which allows just the right amount of space to make the album work in equal parts electric jazz and funky fusion. The whole thing's great, and tracks include the great sample cut "Bamboo Child", plus other nice groovers that include "Raisins", "East Side Boogie", and "El Toro". CD

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Ralph MacDonaldPath ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
One of percussionist Ralph MacDonald's best albums of the late 70s – and one of the few on his own, given how many other records he played on! The set's a complicated mix of jazz, soul, and a variety of rootsier elements – and MacDonald shows a lot of sides of his personality here – stretching out in the ambitious "The Path" suite, which takes up all of side one, then hitting some more laidback jazz funk on the shorter tracks on side two. "The Path" traces a wide development of percussion – from African styled drumming on the intro, to some tighter clubbier jazz funk by the Bamboo Steel Band on later passages. Side two features a great percussive jammer called "It Feels So Good" – done with almost a Latin Jazz feel, and some sweet electric piano – plus the tracks "Smoke Rings & Wine", "I Cross My Heart", and "If I'm Still Around Tomorrow". CD

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Harry PartchAnd On The Seventh Day Petals Fell In Petaluma – Gate 5 Ensemble (180 gram pressing) ... LP
New World, 1966. New Copy ... $21.99 26.99
One of the most beautiful works we've ever heard from composer Harry Partch – music created upon his return to northern California, in a space of new creative freedom – where Partch and some of his younger followers made these really organic, really breathtaking sounds on those famous instruments of his own creation! The Gate 5 Ensemble here is a sextet, with Partch in the lead – playing bamboo marimba, drone devil, cloud chamber bowls, zymo-xyl, boo tubes, and other amazing melodic engines from Harry's own imagination – used in ways that almost feel like a way-out take on territory explored by Moondog in the decade before, especially given that the piece is composed of 34 shorter verses. This beautiful package also includes the never-issued "Petals Sessions Montage", and "Verse 17" from the original draft – which has Party on an adapted viola. LP, Vinyl record album
(Great heavy vinyl – and with bonus notes too!)

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Lalo SchifrinGone With The Wave – Modern Sounds Go Surfing ... LP
Colpix, 1965. Near Mint- ... $59.99
Not a surf record – but a wonderful batch of groovy groovy jazz! Lalo penned this score for a Bruce Brown-like surfing documentary in the mid 60s – but instead of the usual guitar riffing and bongo drumming on such a score, he used a lot of jagged jazzy lines – working in a bit of light bossa, some heavier Latin rhythms, and plenty of cool instrumentation! The players alone make the set worth having – especially the percussion from Milt Holland, Francisco Aguabella, and Shelly Manne – as well as the light guitar touches from Howard Roberts, Bob Bain, and Laurindo Almeida. Paul Horn plays some great alto sax and flute on the set, Victor Feldman's on piano, and Frank Rosolino's on trombone – and Lalo changes up the instrumentation from track to track to really keep the overall feel of the set incredibly fresh! Titles include "Breaks", "Gone With The Wave", "Taco Taquito", "Halieva Blues", "A Taste Of Bamboo", "Aqua Blues", "Surf Waltz", and "Breaks Bossa Nova". LP, Vinyl record album
(In nice shape!)

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✨✧ Isao SuzukiCadillac Woman ... CD
Flying Disk (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $26.99
A fantastic electric album from one of the most unique bassists of the 70s – and one that also features help from a hip American rhythm trio too! By the time of this set, Isao Suzuki had already made some incredible records for the Three Blind Mice label – sets that showcased both his inventive work on bass and cello, with very different phrasing than most other players of his generation. This set moves things back into maybe a more familiar fusion mode, but still with plenty of fresh elements too – as Suzuki works in a sextet with Kazumi Watanabe and Kazumasa Akiyama on guitars – plus great work on both Fender Rhodes and piano from Cedar Walton, alongside bass from Sam Jones and drums from Billy Higgins. The mix of players is even better on record than it sounds on paper – and titles include "Cadillac Woman", "Going Home", "Blue Road", and "Bamboo". CD
(K2 HD Pro Mastering – HQ CD!)

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Rob ThomsettYaraandoo/Hara (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $49.99 55.98
It's a bit hard to sum up the genius of Australian Rob Thomsett in words – but you can bet that we're going to try! Rob was kind of a character unto himself in the 70s – neither a psychedelic rocker, nor a new agey outcast – but instead, somehow this musician who could borrow from both worlds, and maybe a bit of the sound library and jazz scenes too – particularly that new wave of Australian "landscape" musicianship that was coming of age in the decade – when artists like John Sangster or Don Burrows were putting aside a slavish adherence to North Hemisphere inspirations, and trying to craft new sounds that were uniquely Australian! Thomsett may well blow away all other efforts of the time, though – with the kind of work here on the album Yaraandoo – which features long, open guitar lines mixed with shifting patterns of sound on a variety of different instruments – from congas to moog, tenor sax to bamboo flute – always balanced between acoustic and electric modes in a perfect way. Rob avoids any easy gimmicks, lyrics, or structures – apart from a slight inspiration from Aboriginal folklore – and instead just lets his mind and music wander beautifully, sometimes augmented by a bit of effects and studio wizardry. Titles include "Baiame", "Moulding Of Red Earth", "Nameless Children", "New Life – Refusal", "Shadow Of Yaraan", "Flight Of Yaraan", and "Tears Of Blood – Endless Weeping". This package also includes the follow-up album Hara – a set that has a slightly more conventional fusion approach, but a sound that's no less freewheeling – really great guitars from Thomsett, set up alongside loads of keyboards, heavy drums, bass, and a bit of soprano sax. The tunes move between spacious, lyrical moments and more full-on tracks – a bit like some of the best experimental European fusion of the period – and titles include "Sumari", "Breathing Space", "Hara", "Sunday 23 May", and "Michael's Song". Double-length set features great notes and packaging too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 1000 – Includes download!)

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Hozan Yamamoto & Karl BergerAgain & Again ... LP
JVC (Japan), 1985. Near Mint- ... $39.99
One of the most compelling albums from Japanese flute player Hozan Yamamoto – a set that features his bamboo instrument alongside the vibes of Karl Berger! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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VariousDisco Sound Special Vol 5 ... LP
Victor (Japan), Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
The cover is cheesy – and maybe a bit offensive – but this Japanese-only 70s collection features some surprisingly groovy work! Titles include "Bobo Step" by Ice, "Sexy Bus Stop" by The Oriental Express, "Chorus Line" by TT Sotto, "The Bamboo" by Oriental Express, "Sunny" by Yambu, "Love Is Blue 76" by Mighty Rhythm Machine, "Night & Day" by John Davis Monster Orchestra, "Summer Time" by Solid Silver, and "Sexy Lady" by Jumbo 76. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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VariousMolam – Thai Country Groove From Isan ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $11.99
It's a bit hard to imagine the words "Thai" and "country" in the same place – but one listen to this set will show that the title's definitely got the right idea! The work here is oddly rootsy, yet has a modern feel too – a blend of acoustic instrumentation and some more pop-oriented production, used to create a very weird hybrid of South Asian sounds – music that's unlike anything else we can think of! Molam is a regional folk music of Thailand, often based around the khene – a strange bamboo "mouth organ" with some very odd sonic properties. Yet there's also a sense of variation in the music that's really documented here – shifting styles of expression that reflect different regional cultures poised to enter the mainstream with the addition of guitar and keyboards too. Vocals are as wild as the instrumentation – and titles include "Chiwit Sao Molam (Life Of A Molam Woman)" by Kwanjai Kalasin Yuk Patana, "Ruk Mai Somwong (Broken Heart-So Let's Dance)" by Sabaithong Powpuri, "Pua Mao Mea Mao (Husband Drunk, Wife Drunk)" by Unknown, and "Lam Phun Eun Sai (I Call For You)" by Tome Me Malai. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Molam – Thai Country Groove From Isan ... LP 29.99

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VariousMolam – Thai Country Groove From Isan ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
It's a bit hard to imagine the words "Thai" and "country" in the same place – but one listen to this set will show that the title's definitely got the right idea! The work here is oddly rootsy, yet has a modern feel too – a blend of acoustic instrumentation and some more pop-oriented production, used to create a very weird hybrid of South Asian sounds – music that's unlike anything else we can think of! Molam is a regional folk music of Thailand, often based around the khene – a strange bamboo "mouth organ" with some very odd sonic properties. Yet there's also a sense of variation in the music that's really documented here – shifting styles of expression that reflect different regional cultures poised to enter the mainstream with the addition of guitar and keyboards too. Vocals are as wild as the instrumentation – and titles include "Chiwit Sao Molam (Life Of A Molam Woman)" by Kwanjai Kalasin Yuk Patana, "Ruk Mai Somwong (Broken Heart-So Let's Dance)" by Sabaithong Powpuri, "Pua Mao Mea Mao (Husband Drunk, Wife Drunk)" by Unknown, and "Lam Phun Eun Sai (I Call For You)" by Tome Me Malai. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Molam – Thai Country Groove From Isan ... CD 11.99

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VariousPraise Poems 4 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99
Funky folk, jazzy soul, and lots more righteous sounds from the 70s – all served up here in a massive fourth volume of this wonderful series! Praise Poems virtually defines a genre unto itself – music that's between spaces, scenes, and styles – and which borrows from the best around the edges, then makes something rich and new in the process – as you'll hear from the assortment of ultra-rare cuts on the set! This is music we never would have discovered otherwise – and we dig through a lot of obscure indie records from the 70s – and the way the tunes work together is perfect, and really presents a color-blind approach to the new range of hip sounds that was bubbling in the underground in the years after the summer of love. And don't let the new age-styled cover put you off, because the music definitely has a bite – on titles that include "You Need Love" by The PTS, "Goodbye Rainbow" by Michael Dues, "He Is Gone" by Scott Williams, "Black Child" by Morris Dow & Eastern Sound, "Sittin High" by Joe Lee Wilson, "Swingin The Down Home Blues" by Tommy Palmer Trio, "Iceland Land Of The Micemen" by Nicodemus, "Bamboo & Rice" by Bill Osborn, "Muddy Water" by Arrie Mae Morton Trio, "Moon Child" by Scott Cunningham Band, and "Herby's Tune" by The Three Souls. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousSand & Steel – The Classic Sound Of Jamaican Steel Drums ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $2.99
We're guessing you're pretty excited about the prospect of percussive reggae and Jamaican R&B played out on rippling waves of steel drums, but this Caribbean steel drum bonanza isn't exactly going to satisfy your funky reggae steel drum jones. More in the vein of some of the ethnographic documents, this set showcases Jamaicans rocking the steel pans in a more traditional style. The first disc features six tracks each from the Steel Band Of The University Of The West Indies, the West India Regiment Steel Band, the Hell's Gate Steel Band and the Wirl All Star Steel Band, while disc 2 features a dozen numbers by the Rising Sun Steel Band and ten by the BWIA Sunset Steel Band. Includes "Mambo Negro", "Tropical Merengue", "Zambei", "Yellow Bird", "Perfidia", "Mitti Magita", "Blowing In The Wind", "Big Bamboo", "Island In The Sun", "Enjoy Yourself", "I Must Be Dreaming", "Nobody's Business", "Theme From Love Story", "To Sir With Love", "Let It Be" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AjateAbrada (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
180g (UK), 2017. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album that bills itself as a cross between Afro Funk and Japanese traditional music – but a set that also comes up with some nice contemporary soul currents as well! The instrumentation is definitely funky – with lots of driving percussion, often of Japanese origin, but used in the faster, frenzied style you'd know from Nigerian music – and mixed with riffing guitar and basslines that further drive on the sound, although the core sonic elements come from all the acoustic instruments in the mix! There's some great bamboo-oriented percussion alongisde more familiar drums – and vocals at a few points take on some nice spiritual tones too. Titles include "Butakusa", "Okamin", "Amemie", "Kobockle", and "Taiwasho". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Ryo KawasakiJuice ... LP
RCA, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the few American releases by this legendary Japanese fusion artist – and a pretty funky little record as well! Ryo Kawasaki plays lead guitar and the very cool "string synthesizer" on the set – making for a sweet mix of electric grooves that has some really great spacey touches! Tracks have a core funky base at the bottom – grooving in a mode that's tight, but never too slick – and which allows just the right amount of space to make the album work in equal parts electric jazz and funky fusion. The whole thing's great, and tracks include the great sample cut "Bamboo Child", plus other nice groovers like "Raisins", "East Side Boogie", and "El Toro". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a large name in marker on the front.)
Also available Juice ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ SuicideFirst Rehearsal Tapes ... LP
Superior Viaduct, 1975. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The earliest sounds ever recorded by Suicide – music that even pre-dates their monumental debut album from 1977 – but which has an equally fuzzy, freaky vibe overall! The music here is maybe slightly more mellow – not as confrontational as the stance the duo would take a few years later, but still completely revolutionary – and forged out of the same stark sonic melange of the vocals of Alan Vega and electronics of Martin Rev – used brilliantly throughout, in ways that are completely different from the overblown qualities of so much of the mid 70s mainstream! You'll definitely hear a few echoes of later songs in the mix here, but most of the music stands strongly on its own – as maybe kind of the first flowering of genius from Suicide – and, given their all-too-small catalog, an important addition to their legacy. Titles include "New City", "Do It Nice", "Space Blue Bamboo", "Spaceship", "Sneakin Around", "Tough Guy", "A-Man", and "Creature Feature". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousCopasetic – The Mod Ska Sound – 56 Ska & Rock Steady Classics From The Original Mod Era ... CD
Trojan (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The term "copasetic" was first coined by Bill Bojangles Robinson in the 30s – but the word is a perfect one to describe the vibe here – an easygoing groove, served up in dozens of killer cuts from the early ska and rocksteady years of Trojan Records! Given the image of a British mod on the front, you can bet that these are the kind of tracks that played big on the London scene in the second half of the 60s – tunes that were not only serving the big wave of Jamaican immigrants on the English shores, but also having a huge impact on the nation's youth of the time too. But even without any sort of history behind the music, there's still plenty to love here – a huge amount of cuts that includes some Trojan classics and lots of other deeper tracks too – titles that include "Yeah Yeah" by The Riots, "Wrong Emboyo" by The Rulers, "University Goes Ska" by Don Drummond, "Storm Warning" by Lynn Taitt & The Boys, "Wise Man" by Desmond Dekker & The Aces, "Nuclear Weapon" by Roland Alphonso, "Keep The Pressure On" by Winston & George, "Bonanaza Ska" by Carlos Malcolm & His Afro-Jamaican Rhythms, "Contact" by Roy Richards, "The Jerk" by Derrick Harriott, "Inez" by Lester Sterling & Tommy McCook, "Big Bamboo" by Lord Creator, and "The Higher The Monkey Climbs" by Justin Hinds & The Dominoes. CD

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✨✧ VariousImpulsive – Revolutionary Jazz Reworked ... LP
Impulse, 2005. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing reworking of the Impulse Records groove – and a fitting tribute to one of the hippest jazz labels ever! The set's got a depth and brilliance that goes far beyond all other remix projects of its type – with none of the easy tricks of the Verve Remix project, or the off-pace dancefloor styles of the Motown one. Instead, the producers here really stay in the range of the label's original soulful and spiritual approach to jazz – in a way that draws from the older work for inspiration, but remakes it with a sound that's often quite respectful of the original! One of the key factors of the set is the strength of the remixers – as most here have a clearly demonstrated love and understanding of the original work, and weren't just introduced to the records in the studio – so they're clearly working out of love and respect, and not just a quickie remix paycheck. Titles include "A Helluva Town (Sa Ra Go rmx)" by George Russell, "Mizrab (Prefuse 73 remix)" by Gabor Szabo, "Swing Low Sweet Cadillac (Gerardo Frisina rmx)" by Dizzy Gillespie, "At Night (Ravi Coltrane w/Julie Patton)" by John Coltrane, "Stolen Moments (Teflon Tel-Aviv rmx)" by Oliver Nelson, "Bamboo Flute Blues (Kid Koala rmx)" by Yusef Lateef, "Astral Traveling (Boozoo Bajou rmx)" by Pharoah Sanders, and "Attica Blues (Chief Xcel rmx)". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ GongShamal ... LP
Virgin, 1975. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Great middle period work from Gong – lean, jazzy, and almost fusion-based at times – without any of the indulgences of the early years! The sound here is a beautiful blend of keyboards from Patrice Lemoine, percussion from Pierre Moerlen and Mierelle Bauer, bass from Mike Howlett, and saxes from Didier Malherbe – and although there are a bit of vocals on the record, they're often compressed way down in the mix – as you might find on other Virgin progressive albums from the time. Titles include "Chandra", "Wingful Of Eyes", "Mandrake", "Shamal", "Bambooji", and "Cat In Clark's Shoes". LP, Vinyl record album
(US promo pressing, including the insert. Cover has light wear, a tracklist sticker, and a promo stamp.)
 
 
 



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