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✨✧ Bulbous CreationYou Won't Remember Dying (with bonus download) ... LP
Numero, 1969. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
A record that definitely lives up to the promise of its cover – especially the creepy image of a skeleton shooting up on the front! Bulbous Creation hail from the same Kansas scene documented on Numero's Cavern Sound compilation – but unlike some of the other groups, they've got more than enough going on to offer up a full album here – a really heady, tripped-out batch of music that may well be some of the weirdest ever recorded in that legendary cave in Missouri! The production is almost a bit muddy at times – or maybe it's the way the instruments are performed – which creates this even more sinister feel to the whole thing – as if you've surprised the group during a very private moment, or stumbled upon them performing some ritual in the woods! The song titles say an awful lot about the record, too – and include "Satan", "Hooked", "Under The Black Sun", "Fever Machine Man", and "End Of The Page". LP, Vinyl record album

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CreationRe-Creation – Rest Of The Creation ... LP
Outline (Germany), 1982. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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Raul DeSouzaSoul & Creation ... CD
Pao (Austria), 2007. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Great work from trombonist Raul De Souza – a sweet blend of jazz, soul, and his Brazilian roots – and kind of a small combo outing that recreates the magic of some of his best records from the 70s! The vibe is nicely laidback – small group instrumentation, without too much in the way of production – and the group soars with great energy that comes from Raul's trombone, the bass of Cameron Brown, drums of Idris Muhammad, and guitar of Allegre Corea – who also scats a bit on a few great numbers! There's also some Fender Rhodes in the mix, and a few tunes feature sweet vocals from Maria Pentschev – a singer we don't know at all, but who's got this warmly raspy sound that's mighty nice. Titles include "Splendid Night", "Palco", "Funky Man", "Love Is On Our Way", "No No No", and "Djavan". CD

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Fever TreeCreation ... LP
Uni, 1969. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole, light wear, and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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Keith JarrettCreation ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2015. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Keith Jarrett in his best old school mode – peforming solo piano improvisations, at a level that takes us back to his groundbreaking Koln Concert album of the 70s! The material here is from a recent Jarrett tour – one of the first in many years in the improvisational mode (and maybe one of the last, given the energy needed to sustain the creative brilliance – and features material from 2014 performances in Tokyo, Rome, and Paris – all shorter selections than some of the freewheeling album-length jams Jarrett's youth, but no less captivating overall! There's an introspective quality to the music that makes a great change – a moody vibe that's similar to the Paris album from the previous decade – and the quality of the performance is superb throughout, and still represents our favorite side of Jarrett's many talents. CD

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Jefferson AirplaneIgnition (Jefferson Airplane Takes Off/Surrealistic Pillow/After Bathing At Baxters/Crown Of Creation) (4 CD set) ... CD
RCA, 1966/1967/1968. Used 4 CDs ... $14.99
(Out of print.)

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Courtney PineTo The Eyes Of Creation ... CD
4th & Broadway, 1992. Used ... $1.99
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Archie RoachCreation (Charcoal Lane/Jamu Dreaming/Looking For Butter Boy/Sensual Being( (4CD set) ... CD
Mushroom/Warner (Australia), 1990/1993/1997/2002. New Copy 4 CDs ... $24.99
A great run of work from Archie Roach – one of the most important talents to come from the Australian rock scene in the 90s – heard here on four albums recorded for Mushroom Records, plus a host of bonus tracks as well! Archie's got a rootsy style that's not only timeless, but also has a surprising global range – that depth of songwriting and expression that brewed up in Australia over decades, then almost surprised the world when Roach and his generation (including Paul Kelly) got more worldwide exposure. The 4CD set features 51 tracks in all, plus great notes – the albums Charcoal Lane, Jamu Dreaming, Looking For Butter Boy, and Sensual Being – plus demo tracks, live recordings, and early cassette songs! CD

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Symphonic MetamorphosisCreation/Reach Out ... 7-inch
London, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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VariousCreation Artifact (10 x 7 inch single set) (2015 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Creation/Cherry Red (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 10 x 7 inch ... $79.99
A stunning legacy of music – the first 10 singles from the mighty Creation Records label – almost all of them records that really helped redefine the sound of British rock in the years after punk! The box is cool, with a fabric-like texture – and each single comes with its own vintage pic sleeve – plus a book with the whole thing as well! Titles include "73 In 83" by The Legend, "Flowers In The Sky" by Revolving Paint Dream, "Fifty Years Of Fun" by Biff Bang Pow, "Think" by Jasmine Minks, "Something Going On" by The Pastels, "Do The Ghost" by The X-Men, "There Must Be A Better Life" by Biff Bang Pow, "Where The Traffic Goes" by Jasmine Minks, "Why Does The Rain" by The Loft, and "The Legend Destroys The Blues" by The Legend. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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CreationOur Music Is Red With Purple Flashes ... LP
Demon (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... On April 20, 2015 (delayed)
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✨✧ CreationHow Does It Feel To Feel ... LP
Get Back (Italy), 1998. Used (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a center split on the spine.)

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✨✧ CreationSuper Rock In The Highest Voltage ... LP
EMI (Japan), 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
Despite the title of the album, the group's a sharp-edged fusion combo – one that hails from late 70s Japan, and who works here in the best mainstream fusion mode of the time! The tunes are mostly jazz funk with a bit of polish – heavy on guitars from Kazuo Takeda, who also takes off on some pretty nice solos – and also featuring keyboards from Hisao Sakurai and tenor from Mitsuru Kanekuni. The record is never too jamming, nor too smooth – but one number does feature some unfortunate blues vocals from Takeda. Titles include "Spinning Toe Hold No 2", "No Problem", "Wild Cat", "Swamp Boy", and "Fou Fou Gun Gun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the original insert. Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Milhaud/CoplandLa Creation Du Monde/El Salon Mexico – Leonard Bernstein/Columbia Chamber Orchestra/Columbia Symphony Orchestra (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, 1951. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(In nice shape!)

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✨✧ 9th CreationBubble Gum ... CD
Rite Track/Solaris, 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A classic album of jazzed-up funk – the one lasting legacy by this oft-sampled group! 9th Creation originally hailed from west of the Bay Area scene of the 70s – and this album was recorded in Oakland with the same sweet jazzy finish as work by some of the other big Northern California funk acts of the time – especially Pleasure, who with their sharp sense of a groove are probably the closest comparison to the group's sound. The album is best known for the cut "Bubble Gum" – a great number with lots of jazzy changes, and a modern funky groove that still sounds pretty darn fresh – but the whole album is totally great, and filled with plenty of other songs that have the same feel as the title cut! Tracks include "Sexy Girl", "Quit It", "Falling In Love", "We Need Love", and "Rule Of Mind". CD

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✨✧ 9th CreationBubble Gum ... CD
Rite Track/Solaris, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
A classic album of jazzed-up funk – the one lasting legacy by this oft-sampled group! 9th Creation originally hailed from west of the Bay Area scene of the 70s – and this album was recorded in Oakland with the same sweet jazzy finish as work by some of the other big Northern California funk acts of the time – especially Pleasure, who with their sharp sense of a groove are probably the closest comparison to the group's sound. The album is best known for the cut "Bubble Gum" – a great number with lots of jazzy changes, and a modern funky groove that still sounds pretty darn fresh – but the whole album is totally great, and filled with plenty of other songs that have the same feel as the title cut! Tracks include "Sexy Girl", "Quit It", "Falling In Love", "We Need Love", and "Rule Of Mind". CD

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✨✧ Oliver LakeNTU – Point From Which Creation Begins ... CD
Passin' Thru/Universal Sound (UK), 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Reedman Oliver Lake at his most creative – stepping out here on a sublime set of 70s improvisations – all put together with a really spiritual feel! There's a very open, collaborative feel to the music – and the set was recorded in St Louis, at a time when Lake was a key part of that city's scene – and who here also seems able to attract some other musicians from the AACM in Chicago as well! As a result, the album's a wonderful document of the new ideas bursting forth at the start of the 70s – that richly creative moment when local scenes were coming together in various cities to find new ways of jazz beyond Coltrane and Dolphy – giving a player like Lake some of the most imaginative outlets of his career. Oliver plays alto, soprano, flute, and other small instruments – and other players include Baikida Carroll and Floyd Leflore on trumpets, Joseph Bowie on trombone, John Hicks on piano, Clovis Bordeaux on electric piano, Don Officer on bass, Charles Bobo Shaw on drums, and Don Moye on congas too. Titles include "Africa", "Tse Lane", "Eriee", "Zip", and "Electric Freedom". CD
(Packaged in a nice hardcover case.)
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✨✧ 18 WheelerTwin Action ... LP
Creation (UK), 1994. Very Good- ... $6.99
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(Cover has edge wear.)

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Nikki Sudden & Roland S HowardKiss You Kidnapped Charabanc ... LP
Creation/Numero, 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 22.98
Some of the moodiest music that Nikki Sudden recorded in the 80s – and that's saying a lot, given his other albums! The record's a duet with Roland S Howard – of Birthday Party and Lydia Lunch collaborative fame – and Howard has Nikki really moving into noisier territory – both with the guitar parts used on the tunes, and in the overall presentation of the lyrics and ideas of the tunes! There's no other band on the set, which gives the music a looser, less-structured feel than some of Sudden's other records – really letting the vocal and instrumental concepts ruminate in a space that's all their own – with completely sublime results. Titles include "Feather Beds", "A Quick Thing", "Crossroads", "Don't Explain", "Better Blood", and "Rebel Grave". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nikki Sudden & The JacobitesDead Men Tell No Tales ... LP
Creation (UK), 1987. Near Mint- ... $14.99
This was one of a handful of records Nikki Sudden, the former lead singer of the Swell Maps, did with his group the Jacobites. Tracks include "When I Cross The Line", "Before I Leave You", "Dog Latin", "Wooden Leg", "Dog Rose", "How Many Lies", "Kiss At Dawn", and "Cupful Of Change". Sudden also produced the record. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with insert!)
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All Music GuideOld School Rap & Hip Hop ... Book
AMG, 2008. New Copy ... $4.99 16.95
A guide to essential Old School Rap & Hip Hop from team at the indespensible All Music Guide – featuring more than 500 music reviews of important records by Grandmaster Flash, Run-DMC, NWA, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy and so much more – plus reviews on soul and funk LPs that were instrumental in the creation of hip hop, from ESG, The Emotions, Gil Scott-Heron, Marva Whitney and many more! The book is divided into 2 parts, The Roots Of Rap and Digging In The Crates, and organized alphabetically. Paperback, 166 pages, with several reviews per page. Book

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Hamiet BluiettNali Kola ... CD
Soul Note (Italy), 1989. Used ... $6.99
A real standout session from reedman Hamiet Bluiett – a record that's heavy on Afro-centric influences, with lots of heavy percussion at the bottom, and a rare jazz combo appearance for the time by trumpeter Hugh Masekela! There's kind of an earthy loft jazz sort of feel to the date – almost spontaneous creation, as Bluiett plays baritone sax and flute, and Masekela trumpet and flugelhorn, over percussion from Chief Bey, Titos Sompa, Seku Tonga, and Okeryema Asante – the last of whom we know from his record for the Black Fire label. Plunky plays soprano sax on one number – furthering the Black Fire connection – and other musicians include Donald Smith on piano and Billy Spaceman Patterson on guitar, each on one track. Quincy Troupe delivers some hip poetry on the cut "Snake Back Solos" – and other titles include "Bouka", "Enum", "Broken Sticks", and "Nali Kola". CD

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Cleftones, Crows, Harptones, & ValentinesTeenage Party ... CD
Gee/Warner (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $9.99
A wonderful collection of late 50s vocal group material – all of it originally recorded for the excellent Gee label, one of the best NY indies of the time! The tracks here are as tight as anything in the pop realm at the time, but still really retain all the rougher, more personal vibe of the streetcorner years – a quality that's furthered by the relatively sparse instrumentation on most numbers – usually just a small rhythm combo to back up the soaring vocals! There's a few big hits here, mixed with more obscure numbers – and despite the teen cover, the album's got a rock-solid, all-soul vibe throughout. Titles include "Come Back My Love" by The Wrens, "Little Girl Of Mine" and "Can't We Be Sweethearts" by The Cleftones, "Nature's Creation" by The Valentines, "Three Wishes" and "My Memories Of You" by The Harptones, and "Gee" and "I Love You So" by The Crows. CD

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Dub SpecialistVersion Dread ... CD
Heartbeat/Studio One, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
Top Studio One rhythms from start to finish! 18 blazing versions pulled from the b-sides to the finest and the fattest Studio One 45s, nothing but on the spot shots from Coxsone Dodd! The Dub Specialist works his magic on some of these bouncing rhythms, but leaves others clean and straight, though that's nothing to complain about, as you'll see! 18 tracks in all, including "Fire Coal Version", "Pick Up Version", "Train Is Coming, Pt 2", and "Zion Lion" by Sound Dimension, "It Deep, Pt 2" by Lloyd Robinson & The Brentford Disco Set, "Creation Version" by Winston & The New Establishment, "Give Me This Version" by the Heptones & Sound Dimension, "Born To Dub" and "Things A Come Up To Dub" by the Soul Vendors, "Armagideon Version" by Willie & The Brentford Rockers. And ""Natty Rub A Dub" by Cornel & The Brentford Rockers. CD
(Out of print. Sticker over barcode.)

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DVDLes Grandes Repetitions – Stockhausen & Varese (DVD) ... DVD
Mode, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $23.99 29.98
Two amazing films that were originally done for French Television in the 60s – as part of a series put together by Luc Ferrari to focus on the giants of 20th Century serious music! The DVD features two different shows, both pretty incredible – the first, a series of rehearsals for "Momente", a crucial 60s composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen – with performances here by soprano Martina Arroyo, and both Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky on electric organs! The second film is titled "Hommage A Edgard Varese" – a work dedicated to the composer, who died shortly before its creation – making for a tribute to Varese – featuring a rehearsal of "Deserts", extracts of a performance of "Ionisation", and comments from Marcel Duchamp, Iannis Xenakis, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Schaeffer, and others. DVD
(DVD is NTSC, Region 0.)

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Fabio FrizziFrizzi 2 Fulci – Live At Union Chapel ... CD
Beat (Italy), 2014. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
A cool re-creation of the best soundtrack modes of Fabio Frizzi – particularly his scores for the films of Lucio Fulci! The performance is a live one, but done with a very classic vibe – played by a small combo that mixes keyboards, guitar, and rhythms with some light strings to really capture the creepy vibe of Frizzi's best soundtrack material – served up here in a mix of instrumental tracks that occasionally feature vocals – with music from the films Manhattan Bby, Zombi 2, Paura Nella Citta Dei Morti Viventi, Beware Of Darkness, and more! CD

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Terry GibbsEl Nutto ... LP
Limelight, Mid 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
A great little album by Terry Gibbs – one that's free from the gimmicks that could sometimes mar his other efforts, and which really lets the vibist get a chance to open up in a session of straight ahead tunes with a surprising degree of soul! The group on the set's a quartet – with Alice McCloud on piano, Herman Wright on bass, and John Dentz on drums – and all the tunes on the set are originals by Gibbs, with a level of imagination and melodic creation that we never would have expected from him! The whole thing's pretty darn great, and filled with interesting tracks that include "The Young Ones", "El Flippo", "The Nightie Night Waltz", "Little S", "Hey Pretty", and "Little C". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Lee Hazlewood & OthersThere's A Dream I've Been Saving – Lee Hazlewood Industries 1966 to 1971 (8LPs/4CDs/DVD & Book) (2014 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 8LP, 4CD, DVD & Book ... $196.99
Incredible work from the legendary Lee Hazlewood – music and images that blow away his previous generation of creation for MGM, Mercury, and Warner Brothers – served up here in a package that really captures all the genius of Hazlewood during these amazing years! The package features this incredible material on 8LPs and 4CDs, 107 tracks of music on each format – with every single album track, 45 cut, and unreleased masters that Lee Hazlewood recorded for his own LHI imprint (including the full albums Cowboy In Sweden, Cowboy & The Lady, and Requiem For An Almost Lady) – plus all the key tracks from LHI artists like International Submarine Band, Sanford Clark, Honey LTD, Lynn Castle, Hamilton Streetcar, and many others – including 14 unreleased tracks. Then, you also get this incredible 172 page hardcover book – as big as a giant LP box, with rare photos, liner notes, history, Lee Hazelwood timeline, and lots lots more. Then, you get the totally great film Cowboy In Sweden on a DVD – a rare 1970, hour-long film done by Lee in Sweden. The looooong awaited vinyl includes 8LPs AND 4CDs – 107 tracks in each format, and as an additional bonus, a 24" X 36" poster. Amazing! LP, Vinyl record album
(The long awaited vinyl version – finally available for Black Friday 2014! Each of the 8LPs are on colored vinyl, and the box also includes the complete collection on 4CDs.)

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Isley BrothersIt's Our Thing ... LP
T Neck, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A stone classic from the Isleys – the album that kicked off their successful T-Neck label, and established that mighty Isleys sound that would have such a huge influence in the 70s! The title cut of the set – "It's Your Thing" – is a well-known classic that really sets the tone for the rest of the record – mixing guitar and chunky rhythms into a righteous funky style of soul that was miles away from the Brothers' earlier work on Motown and RCA. And believe it or not, the rest of the record's even better than the title cut – filled with sinister, sexy numbers that bristle with energy that's still heard best here at the point of its creation! Other gems include "Give the Women What They Want", "He's Got Your Love", "I Know Who You Been Socking It To", "Don't Give It Away", "He's Got Your Love", "Save Me", "Feel Like The World", and "Somebody Been Messin". Ultra heavy stuff! LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersRoaring Lion – 16 Untamed Black Art Masters & Dub Plates ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Booming dubs from Lee Perry and his Upsetters – masters and dub plates from the Black Ark archives – prime unreleased material put together by Pressure Sounds! Roaring Lion has 16 tracks, 11 of which are from one mastertape full of top shelf dubs, and the other 5 are heretofore unreleased alternate mixes and dub plates of prime period material. Fantastic stuff in the quintessential Black Ark style – right up there with the Lee Perry & The The Upsetters more famous material of the era – heavy, bouncing bass, hazy atmosphere, tricked out bits of melodica and other atmospheric washes of sound – plus some soul-steeped vocals in the mix, too. Includes "Truth And Rights", "Roaring Lion" and "Gerneration From Creation" by Jah Lion & The Upsetters, "Loco Negril" by Althea And Donna, "Pride" by Augustus Pablo & The Upsetters", "Upsetters Shuffle", "Big Gal Sally", "Big Boy Wally", "Rocky Road Dub", "Anasawa Dub", "Dub Dyon", "Emotional Dub", "Dub Stand" and more. CD

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PowderKa-Pow! – An Explosive Collection 1967/1968 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), 1967/1968. New Copy ... $15.99
Ka-Pow is right – as this collection explodes with a bang, right from the start – a flurry of wonderful west coast sounds from this overlooked Bay Area combo of the 60s! Powder have a vibe that's much more mod 60s London than anything else we can think of in Cali at the time – and these tunes have a short, sharp punch that rivals some of the best early sides by The Who or The Creation – with a similar blend of tunefulness and sharper edges! There's some sinister undercurrents to the music we really love – darker ideas hiding behind the vocals and guitar – and the quality of this material is really stunning, and makes us wonder why Powder never got wider exposure at the time – as they might have blown away a whole generation of hippies in the process. The CD features 26 tracks in all – 16 by Powder, and others by related acts Ray Columbus & The Art Collection. Titles include "Ruby Red Lips", "Grimbly Leitch", "What The People Said", "Gladly", "Turn Another Page", "Kick Me", "Snap Crackle & Pop", "Millicent", "I Go To School", "Rodeo", "Hate To See Her Go", and "Let's Look At The Moon". CD features four tracks issued here for the first time ever! CD

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StoogesHave Some Fun – Live At Ungano's (splatter colored vinyl) (2015 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Rhino Handmade/WEA, 1970. New Copy ... $19.99
Raw, incendiary live material from The Stooges, circa 1970 – recorded at NYC dive bar Ungano's, right around the time that Fun House was released! They blast through nearly all the tracks from Fun House here, minus "LA Blues", plus the rare "Have Some Fun/My Dream Is Dead", which as far as we know, was never released before Rhino Handmade dug up this incredible recording. The source was a reel-to-reel capture by someone in the audience, so the sound is a bit rough – which is of little concern when what we have here is a really important building block in creation of punk rock! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes poster!)

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Tangerine DreamSorcerer ... CD
MCA, 1977. Used ... $9.99
A great soundtrack moment for Tangerine Dream – and one of their darkest, too! Bill Friedkin's films are always pretty darn spooky – but the music of the group definitely adds a lot here – bringing in these coldly hypnotic passages that really work wonders with the images on the screen – and, in a way, also help Tangerine Dream compress their often longform electronic musings into more of an "essence" by focusing on scene-based compositions! And even without the film, the album still really stands strongly on its own – a great maturation moment for Tangerine Dream, but one that still has all the edge and darkness of their best early recordings too. Titles include "Rain Forest", "The Call", "Creation", "Vengeance", "Search", and "Grind". CD
(Out of print.)

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Peter ToshBush Doctor ... CD
Rolling Stones/EMI, 1978. Used ... $4.99
During the mid 70s, a number of major label rock stars had their dalliance with reggae, and after inviting him to tour with them, the Stones decided to start releasing Peter Tosh's LPs. This record was the first of Tosh's released by Keith Richards and Mick Jagger on their Rolling Stones label and they guest on a couple of tracks. Despite their presence, the album is a fairly solid roots effort, if a bit uneven, though not quite as radical or grooving as Equal Rights or Legalize It. Tracks include "Pick Myself Up", "Soon Come", "Moses- The Prophets", "Stand Firm", "Dem Ha Fe Get A Beaten", and "Creation". CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAtonement – Compiled & Mixed By Osunlade ... CD
R2 (UK), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $17.99
Some of the warmest grooves we've heard so far from Osunlade – a beautiful selection of tracks that work perfectly together – almost as if the artist himself had a hand in their creation! The tracks follow strongly in the vein of organic house that Osunlade's always brought us – but they also seem to have a special sort of glow here – one that's more subtle, but still rhythmically bold – never too over the top in the way the instrumentation glides along, with especially great work on keyboards. Most tracks are instrumental – and titles include "Disconnected Thoughts" by Andrew Soul, "Sunspot" by Steven Tang, "Build Her" by Professor Delacroix, "Late Night Thinking" by Estroe, "Palm Leaves (Mr Fingers Afropshycojungledub inst)" by Gerd, "Atlanta" by Ananada Project, "Believe In Reflecting" by Roaming, and "Phantom" by Tomas Svensson. CD

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VariousFallin Off The Reel Vol 1 – Truth & Soul Singles Collection ... CD
Truth & Soul, 1970s/2000s. Used ... $4.99
A treasure trove of great funky bits from the last few years – 19 tracks from the Soul Fire/Truth & Soul Catalog – none of which have ever been on CD before! The work here is all great – very much in the best mode of the deep funk underground, but also showing the unusual sounds and styles the T&S crew have come up with on recent records – modes that are far more than retro funk, and which have really set them apart from the Desco and Daptone scene before them! Added to the newer cuts are also some great rare numbers too – dark little gems reissued by Truth & Soul that sit nicely alongside the current tracks. Given that any one of the singles would cost you about half the price of the CD, you're getting a tremendous funky bargain here – nearly an hour of great music that includes "Honey Dove" and "Do You Love Me" by Lee Fields & The Expressions, "Feeling Good" by Bama & The Family, "Easy Easy Easy" and "KC Stomp" by Timothy McNealy, "CREAM" and "Glaciers Of Ice" by El Michels Affair, "Gotta Clean Up The World (parts 1 & 2)" by Funky Music Machine, "So Glad" by The Evil D's, "These Moments" and "Money Is King" by The Expressions, "Creation" by El Michels Affair, "Lima Blues" and "Mas Y Mas" by Bronx River Parkway, and "Drums Of Asiko" by Asiko. CD

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Roots ... LP
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
An excellent dip into the rootsier material from the Studio One catalog – the kind of reggae classics that have forever made the label one of the best Jamaican companies! The package is every bit as sublime as Soul Jazz's other reggae compilations – and it features a selection of tunes that far outshines most other reissues of Studio One material, and which includes some great rare gems that have a heavy soulful feeling. Titles include "Meditation" by The Cyclones with Count Ossie, "Set Me Free" by L Crosdale, "More Creation" by Lennie Hibbert, "Fear Not" by Winston Jarrett, "Blackish White" by Alton Ellis, "Far Beyond" by Leroy Wallace, "Addis A Baba" by Willie Williams, "Lumumbo" by Bunny & Skitter, "Africa Here I Come" by Freddie McGregor, and "Congo Rock" by Sound Dimension. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ActionAction Packed (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Demon (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mod madness from The Action – one of the lesser-known 60s groups on the London scene, at least on this side of the Atlantic – but one that we'd rank right up there with early Who or The Creation at their best! The Action have a soulful undercurrent that comes through both in the vocals, and their choice of American soul cuts to mix in with their own great originals – and the tracks here show a really deft ability to move between sharper mod moments and deeper soulful currents – a style that was clearly echoed by The Jam in their final years. Titles include "I Love You", "Hey Sah Lo Ney", "The Place", "Baby You've Got It", "Twentyfourth Hour", "Something Has Hit Me", "Harlem Shuffle", and "Shadows & Reflections". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ LatinairesCamel Walk ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer Latin soul! This record is one of the hardest to find from the late 60's boogaloo era, and it's a massive stormer filled with tasty grooves! The band is small and tight, with a 2-sax frontline, for an extra-soulful sound. Vocals are in English and Spanish, and the album wails away like a siren out of control. Things kick off with the organ-heavy instrumental, "Camel Walk" – then they leap into one of the catchiest vocal numbers ever from Fania, the tasty "Afro-Shingaling" – which starts with Ray Ramirez shouting "I just come from Africa – and I learned to do the Shing-a-ling!" Other nice ones include "Chevere", "Guajira", and "Creation" – but the whole thing's great! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Thievery CorporationRichest Man In Babylon ... LP
ESL, 2002. Used 4LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The deepest album to date from Thievery Corporation – one that has them really expanding their palette, going beyond retro groovers into a set of future soundscapes, soulful vocal numbers, and beyond! Nearly every track on the set features a vocalist, and the album slides together nicely with a seamless flow that shows the duo stepping up their talents in the studio nicely. Titles include "Heaven's Gonna Burn Your Eyes", "The Richest Man In Babylon", "The State Of The Union", "Resolution", "Until The Morning", "From Creation", "Liberation Front", and "Meu Destino". LP, Vinyl record album
(4LP pressing.)
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Mike CooperPlaces I Know/The Machine Gun Co (with download) ... LP
Dawn/Paradise Of Bachelors, 1971/1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 27.99
A pair of wonderful albums from British folkie Mike Cooper – both recorded for the Dawn Records label, in a really genre-breaking style! Places I Know blends Cooper's acoustic guitar and rootsy vocals with some very compelling arrangements from Mike Gibbs – the British jazz talent who was already known for his larger ensemble creations at the time, but who works here in these really subtle ways – to inflect Cooper's core inspirations with just some slight instrumental colors, tones, and phrases on most numbers – while Cooper brings in the core Machine Gun Co group on a few more. The result is a record that's way more than familiar folk – and arguably a lot hipper than most of the British acid folk of the time, too – on titles that include "Night Journey", "Paper & Smoke", "Country Water", "Time To Time", "Goodbye Blues Goodbye", and "Places I Know". The Machine Gun Co album is a partner record to Places I Know – recorded in the same sessions, but with tracks that are longer, and even more openly expressive – all with backings from the sweet Machine Gun Co quartet, a group with some especially nice electric piano from Alan Cook! Heavy use of that instrument really works against some of the folksier elements in Cooper's music – with these blocks of warm sound and color that really illuminate the tunes, and almost unlock a new level in the vocals. Cooper plays a bit of electric guitar at times – and titles include "So Glad That I Found You", "Lady Anne", "Midnight Words", and "Song For Abigail". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download code.)

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Shawn LeeGolden Age Against The Machine ... CD
BBE (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $9.99
A whole new side of Shawn Lee's talents – an album that mixes his great ear for funk with rhymes from a series of guest MCs – all at a level that really takes us back to true school productions of the 90s! Lee's got plenty of 60s and 70s funk and jazz elements in the mix – and a number of tracks are instrumentals, which showcase his deft instrumental creations without any lyrics at all. The vocal tracks are great, too – and feature performances from Ohmega Watts, Braille, Think Tank, MC Shawny Shawn, Princess, Earl Zinger, and others – on tracks that include a great remake of "We Got The Jazz", plus "Wake Up", "Back To The Future", "Stay On Course", "Forward To The Past", "Ashes To Ashes", "Schoolhouse Funk", "Baby Breakin", "Marimba", "Hip Hop Harp", and "Big Bad Wolf". CD

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Mats ObergImprovisational Two.Five ... CD
Caprice (Sweden), 2014. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Really really great work from pianist Mats Oberg – a musician we've always loved, but who really blows us away with this solo set of improvisations! Mats has this free-flowing sense of imagination that really loves us breathless – a way of creating on the keys of the piano that almost rivals Keith Jarrett at his 70s best, but which also has a more soulful focus and sense of direction too – so that each of the creations feel like preconceived songs more than spontaneous moments of music. The package has images of Mats posed before vintage albums by Berndt Egerbladh and a life-sized image of Stevie Wonder – and we might well say that the music has a soulful core that lies somewhere between the spirit of these two great musicians of the 70s. Titles include "Song For Amy", "Charlie Boy & Verkstadsbossa", "Sarek", "You Shall Find Your Way", "Ossians Vast", and "November Min Van". CD

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John Zorn/DitherJohn Zorn's Olympiad Vol 1 – Dither Plays Zorn ... CD
Tzadik, 2015. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
Early "game" pieces by John Zorn – the kind of groundbreaking improvisational creations that made him an instant legend on the New York scene – performed here by the Dither quartet of guitars and other stringed instruments! The pieces here all pre-date the famous Cobra – perhaps the best-known of Zorn's game works – and Dither presents the music in different modes, with a few different performances of some of the works – some electric, some acoustic, and some mixed. Includes performances of "Hockey", "Curling", and "Fencing". CD

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✨✧ VariousMod Records Cologne – Gigi Campi Jazz in West Germany 1954 to 1956 (5 x 10 inch LP, 6 x 7 inch, 4CD, & hardcover book) ... LP
Be! (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy 5 x 10 inch LP, 6 x (reissue)... $279.99 358.98
Incredible, simply incredible – way more than just a collection of jazz, and instead a huge document of the postwar scene in Germany during the 50s! The package is a stunning recreation of the Mod Records label – an early project of Gigi Campi, who'd gain greater fame in the 60s for his direction of the Clarke Boland Big Band, and other key jazz projects. The work here is much sharper, and often more modern than Campi projects in later years – very much a precursor to the MPS/Saba modes to come – modern jazz at its best, played by both German and American artists, and originally issued on just 10" and 7" albums at the time! The vinyl component of the set reproduces every single Mod Records release – with great vinyl and heavy covers – including albums by guitarist Attila Zoller, vibist Bill Grah, pianist Roland Kovac, pianist Jutta Hipp, drummer Rudi Sehring, tenorist Hans Koller, altoist Lee Konitz, trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff, and others – presented here in true replicas of five 10" LPs and six 7" EPS – all with original sleeves. The 4CDs offer up the music in digital format – and the huge book is heavy, hardcover, and 12" x 12" – and includes loads of images, notes on the sessions, vintage reviews, and more – and the whole thing even comes with a vintage Mod Records poster too. Stunning stuff – we've never seen another jazz box like it – and a treasure for both the vinyl collector and CD listener! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Serge GainsbourgDouble Best Of Serge Gainsbourg (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Philips (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A vinyl-only collection that features some of the best bits ever from the amazing Serge Gainsbourg – a total of 25 tracks that represent the cream of the crop of his legendary music from France! The set runs the gamut from early Latin and jazz tracks to funky late 60s numbers, slinky 70s sex tunes, and some of his best rhythmic creations from later years too – in a lineup that includes "Bonnie & Clyde", "La Javanaise", "Sous Le Soleil Exactement", "Elisa", "69 Annee Erotique", "Manon", "Comic Strip", "Initials BB", "Qui Est In Qui Est Out", "Je T'Aime Mon Non Plus", "L'Anamour", "Ballade De Melody Nelson", "Requiem Pour Un C", "Nazi Rock", "Sea Sex & Sun", "Ecce Homo", "Ford Mustang", and "Marilou Reggae". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Riz OrtolaniCannibal Holocaust (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Mondo, 1980. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the coolest, grooviest soundtracks we've ever heard from Riz Ortolani – an artist who did bigger, more mainstream film scores in the 60s – but who really developed a more electric vibe in the 70s! This soundtrack has Riz working at the top of his powers – bringing in keyboards and guitars to really spice things up, and make for a few key funky moments – but also still handling some larger charts with the professional flair he always brought to his music – showing that the best horror work of this time still came from composers who had deeper skills than just a few slick keyboard lines. Titles include "Love With Fun", "Massacre Of The Troupe", "Cameraman's Recreation", "Adulteress' Punishment", "Savage Rite", and "Drinking Coco". LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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✨✧ VariousCult Cargo – Belize City Boil Up ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing world of music – rare funk, soul, reggae, and other grooves from Belize – all beautifully compiled in the rich Numero Music style! We're really stunned by the set – as we had no idea at all that Belize had anything going on at this level – and the collection is an amazing surprise to our ears, filled with new delights at each turn, and clearly marking Belize as a new funky capitol on our ever-expanding map of musical understanding. Numero really outdid themselves with this package – going far beyond their already-great collections of work from the Bandit and Capsoul labels – to dig up a range of tracks that have never really made it out to the world at large, but which bubble over with influences from American funk and soul at the time. The notes are great, and the booklet's got plenty of excellent images to back up the writings – but the music is the real star of the set, and is presented on 16 tracks that include "More Love Reggae" and "Boogaloo A La Chuck" by Lord Rhaburn, "Theme From The Godfather" and "Backstabbers" by The Professionals, "Can't Go Halfway" and "Shame Shame Shame" by The Harmonettes, "Things Are Going To Work Out Right" and "Rated G" by The Web, "Funky Jive (parts 1& 2)" by Soul Creations, and "Long Time Boy" by Nadia Cattouse. CD

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✨✧ VariousMood Mosaic Vol 11 – Feeling Funky! – The Cult Tracks Given Birth By The Superheroes Of The 70s ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
What a subtitle – "The Cult Tracks Given Birth By The Superheroes Of The 70s"! And if you're thinking that the tracks are by Wolverine, Firestorm, and other 70s comic book creations, that's not the case – as the superheroes here are funky ones! More specifically, the tracks are great little groovers from the funky 45 underground – the kind of groups that really bubbled under in the charts at the time, many of whom never cut a full LP, but who released some monstrously great singles that made more than a bit of impact at the time. The set's got 20 tracks in all – all hard and funky – with titles that include "Super Soul Brother" by Timmie Rodgers, "Stand Up (part 1)" by Maskman & The Agents, "Spanky's Day Off" by Swingin Soul Machine, "It's The Real Thing (part 1)" by Electric Express, "Get It" by Wilmer & The Dukes, "Feelin Funky" by Brother Soul, "Cramp Your Style" by All the People, "Can't Get Satisfied" by Brother Jack McDuff, "Dynomite" by Tony Camillo's Bazuka, and "Foxy Lady" by Don Thompson. CD

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✨✧ RoctoberIssue #42 – Comix Galore ... Magazine
Roctober, 2005. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A lengthy discussion with Chris James of the stellar seventies sweet soul act The Natural Four, Nardwuar vs Queens of the Stone Age, interviews with the last living brother of The Maddox Brothers and Rose, Mark Ridlen of 70s/80s Texas punk/psych band Lithium Xmas (also a member of Rapid Fire, the evil band from Ron Howard's "Cotton Candy"), New Orleans musical eccentric Quintron on his return to his ravaged city, Brazilian guitar legend Toquino, and Beach Boys' biographer Domenic Priore. Also, the scrapbook of Black punk legend Neon Leon, a Clancy Eccles tribute, hundreds of novelty celebrity records profiled, and a history of Diabolik. Plus, lots of great comix, including Freaky Bear by Plastic Crimewave, an incredible recreation of R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet" starring Batman by K. Thor Jensen, and lost comics and 70s rock writing by Funkadelic's Pedro Bell. Magazine

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✨✧ VariousSoul Vocal Group Delights 8 – Dancer's Choice ... CD
Soul Time, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Way more than just a collection of dancefloor soul – and more a package of uptempo and upbeat tunes from the glory years of the soul vocal group! The collection does a good job of bringing together tracks by bigger acts and lesser-known legends from the indie world – and although the groove is upbeat, the vocals are wonderfully smooth all the way through. 22 great tracks that include "Chain Reaction" by The Spellbinders, "Don't Say You Love Me" by The Ovations, "From The Top Of My Heart" by Wes Wells & The Steelers, "Honey Baby" by Innervision, "A Love That's Real" by The Intruders, "Extra Ordinary People" by Softones, "Ain't Got The Love" by The Ambassadors, "A Dream" by The Creations, "I'm So Glad I Found You" by Linda Jones & The Whatnauts, and "Price Of Love" by Marshall & The Chi-Lites. CD
(Note: CD appears to have been mastered from vinyl sources – and although printed professionally, it's a bit low-budget in terms of the packaging. CD may not play well on all players.)

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✨✧ Elissa WardSecret Lives Of Married Women ... Book
Hard Case Crime, 2013. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Two twin sisters, each with secrets of their own – crossing paths in this psycho-sexual thriller that definitely lives up to the promise of its title! The author gets great praise on the back from Junot Diaz – and certainly delivers in this original story done for the Hard Case Crime series – with all the right vintage paperback tones that you'd expect from the presentation! There's a bit more of an erotic thrill to the book than some of the others in the series – but that's also what makes it a standout amongst some of their more contemporary creations. 218 pages, softcover. Book
(Please Note – The spine has a remainder mark.)

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✨✧ VariousFunk From The Vaults Of The Zodiac/Fungus Associated Labels ... CD
Essential, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Rare funk from two great indie labels of the 70s – the Fungus imprint, which handled a fair bit of Swamp Dogg side projects – and the excellent Zodiac, which was home to some of the deepest artists on the Chicago scene at the start of the 70s! Both labels had a great ear for the harder, grittier side of the spectrum – which you'll hear here right away – and they also selected excellent singers who could really belt home a lyric over a funky rhythm! If you're looking for deep funk that goes past the usual Stax or Atlantic material, this is a great place to dig – and titles include "Come On Back" by Brothers Of Soul, "That's How It Is" by Woman, "Wonderful Night" by Candace Love, "Fever Fever Fever" by Bobby Eaton, "I Know You Love Me" by Sisters Of Love, "Smell The Funk" by The Inner Drive, "If" by Lovehorn, "Love Can Slip Away" by Chuck Bernard, "Let's Get A Groove Going On (part 2)" by Ruby Andrews, "Foot Steps" by The Creations, and "Let's Do It Again (parts 3 & 4)" by Charlie Whitehead. CD

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