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Creation RebelStarship Africa (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
On-U Sound (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... On April 22, 2017
The brilliant Creation Rebel for On-U Sound from the dawn of the 80s – the futuristic dub spacecraft that is their Starship Africa – percussion heavy and spaced out ingenuity from Adrian Sherwood & co! Tripped, echoey atmospherics that's cast as a soundtrack to movie that doesn't exist, the music is forward thinking, boundary busting dubby grooves exists out of time and sounds great to this day. Includes "Starship Africa" (Sections 1-5) and "Space Movement" (Sections 1-4). (Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Sunday, April 23. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Record Store Day. It will not be pre-sold or reserved in any way. However, the day after Record Store Day we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ 9th CreationBubble Gum ... LP
Rite Track, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CreationAction Painting ... CD
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the great lost groups of the UK scene of the 60s – not lost to UK audiences, or to hipsters over the generations – but still an act that never made the impact on these shores that they should! The Creation are step in step right up there with early material by The Who or Small Faces – and share a similar groundbreaking re-fusion of American roots into a new London groove – all with searing guitars, clever wordplay, and a cutting-edge spirit that may well have kept them off our charts – but which makes them so great to discover all these many years later. You might have caught a few of their songs over the years – thanks to soundtrack placement from directors like Wes Anderson, or covers by many of their bigger fans. This 2CD set features 46 tracks in all, with remastering overseen by original producer Shel Talmy – and the set includes early sides by The Mark Four, some alternate takes, and even new mixes – plus an 80 page hardcover book with scores of photos, other images, session and discographical details, and a new essay too. CD

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✨✧ CreationAction Painting ... LP
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the great lost groups of the UK scene of the 60s – not lost to UK audiences, or to hipsters over the generations – but still an act that never made the impact on these shores that they should! The Creation are step in step right up there with early material by The Who or Small Faces – and share a similar groundbreaking re-fusion of American roots into a new London groove – all with searing guitars, clever wordplay, and a cutting-edge spirit that may well have kept them off our charts – but which makes them so great to discover all these many years later. You might have caught a few of their songs over the years – thanks to soundtrack placement from directors like Wes Anderson, or covers by many of their bigger fans. This 2LP set features 24 tracks in all, with remastering overseen by original producer Shel Talmy – and the set includes early sides by The Mark Four, mono versions, and new stereo mixes– plus a 16 page book with scores of photos, other images, session and discographical details, and a new essay too. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CreationMaking Time (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the coolest cuts ever from The Creation – a mod riffing romper that will demand play after play, once you finish the very first spin! The lyrics are recorded with this fantastic Shel Talmy spaced out production – and the flipside features a rare instrumental, which lets you focus even more on the riffing guitar! Vocal is mono, instrumental is stereo! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Singers & Players/Creation Rebel/New Age SteppersDread Operator – From The On U Sound Archives (Leaps & Bounds/Threat To Creation/Lows & Highs/Wild Paarty Sounds Vol 1) (4CD set) ... CD
On-U Sound/Hot Milk (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic package of work from the legendary On-U Sound label – four of the most important early albums on the label – from a time when the imprint was completely revolutionizing the influence of Jamaican music on the British scene! All of the albums were produced by Adrian Sherwood – who'd drank heavily of the sounds of Kingston in the 70s, but also grew up at a time when the more unique electronics and production styles of the post-punk years were holding sway – modes that he brought into play with the reggae sounds on the records, for one of the most unusual blends you can imagine! While The Clash and other UK artists just took on Jamaican music directly, Sherwood attempted to re-channel and shape it – at a level that not only offered respect and new showcases to reggae performers, but also then went back to have an influence i Jamaica too. The set features four full albums, all in tiny LP-styled covers – Leaps & Bounds by Singers & Players, Threat To Creation by Creation Rebel with New Age Steppers, Lows & Highs by Creation Rebel, and the classic compilation album Wild Paarty Sounds Vol 1 – one of the earliest, and most mindblowing On-U sound albums of all time! CD

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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 insert. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ CreationWe Are Paintermen ... LP
Hit-Ton Schalllatten (Germany), 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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✨✧ 9th CreationSuperheroes ... LP
Hilltak, 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great record of jazzy soul by this oft-overlooked west coast group! The record has a tight sound that works well with the band's slightly funky style – and the groove leans a bit towards the Wayne Henderson side, and is similar to his At-Home productions work for Fantasy or Mercury. Includes the cuts "Got My Baby Back", "Shucks You're Fine", "I'd Do It Again", and the nice "Love is a Fantasy". Sweet and jazzy – very nice! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, a name in marker, and light wear.)

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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
Also available Bubble Gum ... LP 9.99

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Nat BirchallCreation ... CD
Sound Soul & Spirit (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $12.99
Reedman Nat Birchall has been delighting our ears for almost a decade now – and during all that time, we've just grown more and more in love with his music – and continue to feel that he's one of the crowning jazz talents of our generation! Birchall belongs in the same spiritual territory as John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders – and as with both of them, he already started out great, then evolved to a point where he's completely sublime – as you'll hear on this wonderfully well-crafted album! Nat's every bit as righteous in his blowing as before – both on tenor and soprano sax – but the overall sound is even more far-reaching, especially in the way the long tunes unfold with majestic piano work from Adam Fairhall – who sets things up beautifully throughout, and really underscores the soul in Birchall's reeds. The group also features bassist Michael Bardon – plus two drummers, Johnny Hunter and Andy Hay, who each get their own channel on the mix. All tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Ocean Of Truth", "Love In The Cosmos", "Through The Darkness", "Peace Be Unto Us", and "Light Of All Worlds". CD


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LightstormCreation ... LP
Yoga Records/Drag City, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99 20.98
Cosmic weirdness from Lightstorm – the first ever compilation of the husband & wife duo Johnima and Kalassu Wintergate's oddly effective, genuinely-inviting tunes! Lightstorm's aim is to bring blessing, love and divine joy to the world – spiritually-inclined in a new age-y way that's odd, but not off putting – kinda cute, and more endearing than you'd expect. Add some late 70s synthy backdrops and you got a real esoteric gem! Includes "Creation", "Walking Into The Sun", "Let Your Astral Body Fly", "ATMA", "O' My Love", "How Do I Love You", "Monkey Bridge", "Missionary Is Impossible" and "Spend All Your Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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Weill/MilhaudKleine Dreigroschenmusik/La Creation Du Monde – Arthur Weisberg/Contermporary Chamber Orchestra ... LP
Nonesuch, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Performed by the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, conducted by Arthur Weisberg. LP, Vinyl record album

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WerwolfCreation ... LP
Long Hair (Germany), New Copy (reissue)... About March 25, 2017 (delayed)
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCreation Artifact – The Dawn Of Creation Records – Singles, Rarities, Demos, BBC Sessions & Live Tracks (5CD set) ... CD
Creation/Cherry Red (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 5 CDs ... $34.99
A huge run of music from one of the coolest record labels ever – the British Creation Records label, home to a wide number of groundbreaking artists back in the 80s! Back in the day, we followed each new Creation single with baited breath – and for good reason, too – as they were some of the most exciting, inventive rock singles of the time – and also bridged a span not only between 60s garage and psych, and 80s post-punk – but also helped establish a whole new aesthetic that's gone onto have a huge impact all these many years later. This overstuffed 5CD package features all the best singles from the label, plus other rare tracks, demos, BBC Session, and even a few key album tracks – and the whole thing's packaged in a heavy hardcover book, with pages and pages of notes on the music, label, and other Creation legends – and lots of images too. A whopping 124 tracks in all – with work by The Loft, The X-Men, Jesus & Mary Chain, The Legend, Biff Bang Pow, The Pastels, Meat Whiplash, The Membranes, Bodines, Television Personalities, Jasmine Minks, Primal Scream, The Moodists, The Laughing Apple, Weather Prophets, and others! CD

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✨✧ Oliver LakeNTU – Point From Which Creation Begins ... LP
Passin' Thru/Arista, 1971. Used ... Temporarily 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". LP, Vinyl record album
(US Promo pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Slaughter JoeZe Do Caixao – The Complete Creation & Kaleidoscope Recordings ... CD
Rev-Ola/Creation (UK), 1980s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The complete recordings of Slaughter Joe Foster – an incredible guitarist whose sound had a huge influence on the mid 80s British pop scene – with a raspy jangle that showed up often in recordings by other bands on Creation Records, particularly Biff Bang Pow and Jesus & Mary Chain! Joe's got props from both Kim Fowley and Alan McGhee, two producers who helped him hone his guitar sound into the tonal noise that shows up on these great recordings – and although he was one of the lesser-remembered acts from the C80 years, his sound is right up there with the best of the Creation scene of the time. The set features 17 tracks in all, including "Positively Something Wild", "I Know You Rider", "Napalm Girl", "If I Die Before I Wake", "The Lonesome Death Of Thurston Moore", and "I'll Follow You Down". CD

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✨✧ Rufus HarleyRe-Creation Of The Gods ... LP
Ankh, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the most legendary albums of jazz funk ever recorded! Rufus Harley was a saxophone player who also picked up the bagpipes for a few excellent 60s albums for Atlantic Records – and although those records are great, this 1972 independent album is a real mind blower! By the time of this set, Rufus had really stretched out – both creatively and spiritually – working his standard bagpipe jazz groove into a much trippier sound, one that explored the tonal and modal properties of the instrument. Not only that, Rufus got a lot funkier than ever before – working here with organist Bill Mason, a sonic contemporary of Leon Spencer and Charles Earland – and the resultant mix of organ and bagpipes creates a monstrous sound that's unlike anything we can describe! The album's a mixture of Sufi and Biblical statements – fused into long funky jazz tracks, stretching out into some incredible grooves. Includes the classic "Malika", plus the cuts "Etymology", "Hypothesis", and "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen", done in a great heavy version! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ HaydnCreation (Die Schopfung) – John Eliot Gardiner/Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists ... CD
Archiv Produktion, 1995. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)
 
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Nikki Sudden & Roland S HowardKiss You Kidnapped Charabanc ... LP
Creation, 1987. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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
(US pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Boo RadleysWish I Was Skinny/Peachy Keen/Further/Crow Eye ... 12-inch
Creation (UK), 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some edge wear and is slightly wavy from moisture.)

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✨✧ Primal ScreamScreamadelica ... LP
Creation (UK), 1991. Used 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing on Plain.)

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✨✧ Dexys Midnight RunnersDon't Stand Me Down ... CD
Creation, 1985. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Ivan BrunettiAesthetics – A Memoir (hardcover) ... Book
Yale University Press, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 25.00
A beautiful collection of images by Ivan Brunetti – a cartoonist we've followed for decades here on the Chicago scene, and have watched with great appreciation as he's gotten worldwide attention for his work in the New Yorker and numerous other publications over the years! Brunetti's an amazing individual, with a character that goes even deeper than his artwork – and this book is something of a memoir, told by Ivan in words that go alongside the images – little stories about their creation, or his own place on the planet at the time – with some cartoons, some cover illustrations, and lots of obscure drawings, sculptures, and physical objects that are a real discovery, even if you've bought his comix and other books. The layout is great – as illuminating as the contents – and the hardcover book is color throughout. Book

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Francois Carrier/Michel Lambert/Rafal MazurJoy Of Being ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2016. New Copy ... $14.99
An improvising trio who've got a familiar structure, but a great sound of their own – as the lineup features Rafal Mazur on an acoustic bass guitar, which creates some very unique moments alongside the tenor of Francois Carrier and drums of Michel Lambert! Carrier's got this snakey sense of soul that really makes the record great – blowing freely, but often with this sense of cohesion that makes his farther flights come back into contact with more clustered edgey notes – all given gentle accents by Lambert's drums, then set apart in sound with the work of Mazur. Carrier also plays a bit of Chinese oboe at one point – and titles include "Blissfulness", "Omnipresent Beauty", "Disappearance", "True Nature", and "Mystery Of Creation". CD

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Albert Cirera/Hernani Faustino/Gabriel Ferrandini/Before The Silence ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2016. New Copy ... $14.99
A set of improvisations that definitely take the "silence" in the title seriously – because although the group's a quartet, they've got a very spacious way of playing – a mode that's always stepping in and out of silence, and using the space between their sounds every bit as much as their own performance! The quartet features Albert Cirera on tenor and soprano sax, Agusti Fernandez on piano, Hernani Faustino on bass, and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums – and the really amazing thing about the record is the way that these guys are so careful around each other – really holding back, and having more patience in their sound creation than we've maybe ever heard in a live performance. Titles include "Before", "The", "Silence", and "Coda". CD

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Stanley CowellIllusion Suite ... LP
ECM, 1973. Very Good ... $19.99
A rare non-Strata East 70s session from pianist Stanley Cowell – but one that still carries much of the same soul and spirit overall! The group here is a trio – with Stanley Clarke on bass and the wonderful Jimmy Hopps on drums – and the tunes themselves are perhaps a bit slower to get going than some of Cowell's creations on Strata, but they still often explode with freely lyrical energy and a great sense of creation. A few compositions are familiar from other records, but redone here with slightly different flavors – and Clarke plays a bit of electric bass on the set, which changes some of the pulse up a bit. Titles include "Emil Danenberg", "Miss Viki", "Cal Massey", "Astral Spiritual", and "Maimoun". LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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Crazy World Of Arthur BrownCrazy World Of Arthur Brown (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Esoteric (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... On April 22, 2017
A wild, far reaching psychedelic rock kaleidoscope from Arthur Brown and his Crazy World! The sounds range from wailing organs and heavy drum backed bigness, to more of a tightly grooving r&b garage influenced trip as the core backdrop – with vocals ranging from falsetto freakouts to rambling speak singing craziness and bursts of brass. Nothing's predictable from one passage to the next, but the group sets a heady groove before it all gets freaky, and they find it again before insanity sets in. Titles include "Prelude-Nightmare", "Fire", "Come & Buy", "Spontaneous Apple Creation", "Child Of My Kingdom", "I Put A Spell On You" and more. This 2CD edtion features 13 tracks on the bonus disc, including a previously unreleased version of "Fire" (a 1968 BBC Session), alternate mixes of album tracks and more! (Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Sunday, April 23. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Record Store Day. It will not be pre-sold or reserved in any way. However, the day after Record Store Day we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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Dandelion SetThousand Strands – 1975 to 2015 ... CD
Buried Treasure (France), 2015. New Copy ... $13.99
There's a date range listed on the cover that stretches back to the 70s – not the actual age of the music on this set, but instead a way of indicating the decades worth of inspiration drawn upon by The Dandelion Set – especially the cooler post-psych elements of the UK scene in the 70s, and some of the trippier psych revival sounds of the following decade! These guys might have been right at home on Bam Caruso or early Creation Records – and share a similar love of the weirder, offbeat qualities of the late 60s – blending fuzzy performance with equally freaky production – using light touches of funk or analogue electronics along the way. Tracks on the record work together to create a very vivid audio scene – one that's echoed by the equally trippy liner notes by Alan Moore – and titles include "Harps Ascend", "Cosmic Flux History", "Tone Garden", "Pristina Strawberry Girl", "Redherringbone", "A Rasher Of Wind", "Gardense", and "The Third Programme". CD
Also available Thousand Strands – 1975 to 2015 ... LP 18.99

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Dandelion SetThousand Strands – 1975 to 2015 ... LP
Buried Treasure (France), 2016. New Copy ... $18.99
There's a date range listed on the cover that stretches back to the 70s – not the actual age of the music on this set, but instead a way of indicating the decades worth of inspiration drawn upon by The Dandelion Set – especially the cooler post-psych elements of the UK scene in the 70s, and some of the trippier psych revival sounds of the following decade! These guys might have been right at home on Bam Caruso or early Creation Records – and share a similar love of the weirder, offbeat qualities of the late 60s – blending fuzzy performance with equally freaky production – using light touches of funk or analogue electronics along the way. Tracks on the record work together to create a very vivid audio scene – one that's echoed by the equally trippy liner notes by Alan Moore – and titles include "Harps Ascend", "Cosmic Flux History", "Tone Garden", "Pristina Strawberry Girl", "Redherringbone", "A Rasher Of Wind", "Gardense", and "The Third Programme". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Thousand Strands – 1975 to 2015 ... CD 13.99

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Renee Hytry DerringtonFormica Forever ... Book
Metropolis, 2013. New Copy ... $8.99 39.99
Formica may seem like an everyday surface to some – but at the time of its creation, it was a pretty revolutionary development – one that allowed household and business spaces to step free from longer-term care – giving the workers and residents lots more time to pursue their hopes and dreams! That bright promise of Formica is presented beautifully here – in a lovely history of the product, complete with dozens of vintage images that range from magazine ads to promotional flyers – to some higher-end projects in Formica from the art world! The book's beautiful – as stylish as an interior design magazine from the 60s – with a special color by color section in the middle, including writings by John Updike, Margarate Atwood, and others – on pages that are also perforated and can be folded! The first half of the book is in English, and awash with these images and text – and the second half offers more images, and text in six other languages. 408 pages, softcover, and beautiful color throughout! Book

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E & Ishtar with Great ReviversGrowing Older (orig, inst) ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
A slow funk gem with a smooth mellow finish – very classic in creation, and topped with these very righteous lyrics by E & Ishtar! The Great Revivers are at their best in the background – using lots of wah-wah guitar to carve out an almost Curtom-styled groove, complete with congas – but it's the lyrics that really give the tune its powerful presence! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Charles EarlandMighty Burner – The Best Of His Highnote Recordings ... CD
High Note, Late 90s. Used ... $9.99
Wonderful late work from Charles Earland – one of the few 70s players who never lost his fire! No matter what the setting, Earland had a command of the organ that came out wonderfully on record – a mean, lean approach to solos that always kept things interesting, and a great ear for sidemen that meant that he always worked with great groups, even in the years after his most famous sides for Prestige. The tracks on the set feature players that include Eric Alexander, Carlos Garnett, Bernard Purdie, and Melvin Sparks – and the tunes are 10 of the best numbers recorded by Charles for the High Note label, all produced by Charles, but recorded by the great Rudy Van Gelder! Titles include "Sister Sadie", "The Count Is In The House", "Stomp", "My Love", "Organyk Groove", "The Creation", "Killer Joe", and "Transfiguration". CD

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Jose FelicianoThat The Spirit Needs/Memphis Menu/Compartments ... CD
RCA/BGO (UK), 1971/1973. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99
A trio of wonderful albums from Jose Feliciano – all brought together here in a single set! First up is That The Spirit Needs – a sublime one from Jose! The record pushes past the easy Latin pop style of the late 60s, and features Jose working through hip rock tunes – both of his own creation, and by writers like Elton John and Cat Stevens. The real highlight of the album is an incredible reading of "Wild World" – done with a mix of fast guitar, strings, and even a bit of Brazilian-tinged scatting that breaks down in the middle and always makes us stop cold! The rest of the record's almost as good, and titles include "Daytime Dreams", "Mellow Feeling", "Come Down Jesus", "Pay Day", and "Only Once". Memphis Menue is an excellent album from Jose Feliciano – recorded with a lot of Memphis soul influences, as the title indicates, but still with that beautifullly jazzy style that he was using in his earlier LA recordings. Steve Cropper helped produced and arrange with Jose, and the Memphis Horns back up the group on a number of tracks. The real charm, though, is Jose – whose breezy vocals and sweet guitar work is right up there with his best work of the time, a sublime mix of soul, strings, jazz, and Chicano grooves. Titles include "River Song", "Magnolia", "One More Mile", "Never Leave You", "It Doesn't Matter", "Where Is My Woman", and "Movin". Compartments is sparklingly soulful work from Jose Feliciano – a key early 70s effort, and one that shows the growing sensitivity in his music – the move way past simple covers of other people's songs, even though those were pretty great too! Jose's voice has gotten even more compelling in the process, and he's also developing a bit as a songwriter too – most notably on the album's title track, which was co-written with Bill Withers. Steve Cropper helped produce, but the album's way more in Jose's bag than Cropper's – and titles include a great version of "Yes We Can Can", plus "Simple Song", "Compartments", "Sea Cruise", "I'm Leavin", "Things Are Changin", "Peace Of Mind", "Hey Look At The Sun", and "Don't Fail". CD

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Rodney FranklinRodney Franklin ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Tremendous work from Rodney Franklin – one of our favorite soulful fusion players from the end of the 70s! The album's a keyboard delight through and through – and Rodney plays both acoustic and electric piano, often on the same track – which creates this nicely expanded sound that works well with the album's tight arrangements! There's a fair bit of soul in the mix too – some rhythms that make a few numbers great groovers, courtesy of Tom Tom arrangements – and some other full moments handled by Patrick Williams. Titles include a wonderful version of "Windy City" – the cut you might know from a classic Carl Davis recording – plus "On The Path", "I Like The Music Make It Hot", "Life Moves On", "Creation", and "In The Center". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a couple of ink stamps on front.)

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Rodney FranklinRodney Franklin/You'll Never Know ... CD
Columbia/Superbird (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
Tremendous work from Rodney Franklin – one of our favorite soulful fusion players of the era – and 2 albums back-to-back! The Rodney Franklin album is a keyboard delight through and through – and Rodney plays both acoustic and electric piano, often on the same track – which creates this nicely expanded sound that works well with the album's tight arrangements! There's a fair bit of soul in the mix too – some rhythms that make a few numbers great groovers, courtesy of Tom Tom arrangements – and some other full moments handled by Patrick Williams. Titles include a wonderful version of "Windy City" – the cut you might know from a classic Carl Davis recording – plus "On The Path", "I Like The Music Make It Hot", "Life Moves On", "Creation", and "In The Center". You'll Never Know is more fully-formed genius from Franklin – one of the best keyboard stars to emerge from the late 70s scene! Rodney again plays both acoustic and electric keys – blending them wonderfully for a very deep sound – and the group behind him features some especially nice work on reeds, which bring sharper edges to some of the best tracks on the set. There's a wonderfully deep feel to the whole thing – way more than you'd expect for a major label release at the time – and titles include "Felix Leo", "The Watcher", "The Groove", "Journey", "You'll Never Know", "Return", and "Parkay Man". CD

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From ScratchFive Rhythm Works ... CD
EM (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
Fantastic percussion pieces from this ultra-cool New Zealand ensemble of the 70s – a group who take their name and inspiration from the Scratch Orchestra of Cornelius Cardew – but who also work in a more intimate setting, with lots of instruments of their own creation – with a vibe that sometimes reminds us of the music of Harry Party! Given the smallness of the NZ scene at the time, these guys were less of a high art ensemble, than the kind of creative criss-crossing of big ideas and grass roots expression – similar to that moment when the art and punk worlds worked together so strongly in late 70s New York. And the sound here would be right at home alongside some of the more creative artists from the Kitchen scene – as the group play, drum, and blow themselves through a wonderful array of rhythmic sounds! Titles include 'Out In Part", "Passage", "Drumwheel (part 2)", and passages from "Gung Ho". CD

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Isley BrothersIt's Our Thing ... LP
T Neck, 1969. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Cover has a split top seam, half split spine, some wear, and a cutout hole.)

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Martin Davorin JagodicTempo Furioso ... CD
Cramps (Italy), 1975. Used ... $14.99
One of the classics in Cramps' Nova Musicha series from the 70s – and some incredible electronic work that's right up there with the best of the legendary releases on the label! The album is one long work – filled with spare tones, phase shifts, and modulations, interspersed with piano playing and random sounds from the radio – all put together in ways that almost feel like some John Cage chance creation – but which also has more of a sense of 70s Italian minimalism too – an airy, slow-shifting brilliance that's very subtle, but completely compelling! CD
(Out of print.)

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Eddie One String Jones/Edward HazeltonOne String Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Takoma (UK), 1960. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
An early album on John Fahey's Takoma label – and a set that maybe feels more like a Folkways record overall – given that it features street recordings of the enigmatic Eddie "One-String" Jones! Jones is a musician who really lives up to his name – by playing blues on this unusual one-stringed instrument of his own creation – which he uses with incredible soul and intonation along with his vocals – really able to work out all these textures and tones that almost make you forget that he's missing the other five strings you'd expect to hear on a guitar. Jones puts his string performance first, and augments it with vocals – on titles that include "One String Three Quartet Banjo Picker", "Come Back Baby", "I'll Be Your Chauffer", "Baby Please Don't Go", and "The Dozens". The album also features similarly spare material from Edward Hazelton – recorded at the same time by Frederick Usher – with an oddly spacious sound to the core instrument, and Hazelton's vocals as well. Titles include "Mocking The Train Mocking The Dogs", Poor Boy Traveling From Town To Town", and "Throw A Poor Dog A Bone". CD features five bonus tracks not on the original album! CD

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✨✧ Oliver LakeHeavy Spirits ... CD
Arista/Freedom, 1975. Used ... $12.99
Great early work from Lake – playing here in a number of different settings, but always with well-matched collaborators! 3 tracks on the set – "Owshet", "Heavy Spirits", and "While Pushing Down Turn" – featuring Lake with Olu Dara on trumpet, Donald Smith on piano, Victor Lewis on drums, and Stafford James on bass, playing in sort of a freebop mode. Three more tracks – "Movement Equals Creation", "Intensity", and "Altoviolin" – feature Lake on alto, playing with a violin trio that sounds very dark and moody. "Rocket" is a trio piece, with Joseph Bowie and Charles Bobo Shaw – and "Lonely Blacks" is a somber solo sax piece. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Heavy Spirits ... LP 8.99

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Oliver LakeHeavy Spirits ... LP
Arista/Freedom, 1975. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Great early work from Lake – playing here in a number of different settings, but always with well-matched collaborators! 3 tracks on the set – "Owshet", "Heavy Spirits", and "While Pushing Down Turn" – featuring Lake with Olu Dara on trumpet, Donald Smith on piano, Victor Lewis on drums, and Stafford James on bass, playing in sort of a freebop mode. Three more tracks – "Movement Equals Creation", "Intensity", and "Altoviolin" – feature Lake on alto, playing with a violin trio that sounds very dark and moody. "Rocket" is a trio piece, with Joseph Bowie and Charles Bobo Shaw – and "Lonely Blacks" is a somber solo sax piece. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & light wear.)
Also available Heavy Spirits ... CD 12.99

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LatinairesCamel Walk ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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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✨✧ UMC'sOne To Grow On (growin like weeds, inst, couldn't get no better)/Swing It To The Area (Side Show Bob recreation, island nation anthem, inst) ... 12-inch
Wild Pitch, 1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
The UMC's weren't hardcore by anyone's standards, but that doesn't mean they didn't put out some dope hip hop with humorous, positive lyrics and nice, smooth production. Sort of like the KMD material from around the same time, but without the 5%er/NIH/Ansaar lyrics. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing.)

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Harry BertoiaClear Sounds/Perfetta ... CD
Sonambient, 1971/1973. New Copy ... $13.99
The first new record in years from the legendary Sonambient label – the musical home of sculptor Harry Bertoia, whose creations were always made with their sonic properties in mind! The two pieces here are from Bertoia's tape archives – and both feature his unusual sound sculptures in performance – at a level that's sometimes a bit more subtle than some of the previous Sonambient releases – really showing the creative care that the man brought into his work. These aren't clangy metal industrial sounds – nor do they bear any relation to bells, chimes, or gongs – and instead, the music here is very organic and of this planet – in the way that Bertoia's sculptures always sought to capture and transform the workings of the world. CD
Also available Clear Sounds/Perfetta ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Harry BertoiaClear Sounds/Perfetta ... LP
Sonambient, Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
The first new record in years from the legendary Sonambient label – the musical home of sculptor Harry Bertoia, whose creations were always made with their sonic properties in mind! The two pieces here are from Bertoia's tape archives – and both feature his unusual sound sculptures in performance – at a level that's sometimes a bit more subtle than some of the previous Sonambient releases – really showing the creative care that the man brought into his work. These aren't clangy metal industrial sounds – nor do they bear any relation to bells, chimes, or gongs – and instead, the music here is very organic and of this planet – in the way that Bertoia's sculptures always sought to capture and transform the workings of the world. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Clear Sounds/Perfetta ... CD 13.99

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Willie DixonI Am The Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A long-overdue recognition of the blues contributions of Willie Dixon – a set that pulls him out of the indie ghetto and pushes him firmly into the mainstream with this key release on Columbia Records! Yet despite that placement, the style is nicely down home – a strong recreation of older Chicago blues modes by producer Abner Spector – one that has Willie singing versions of his classic tunes like "Back Door Man", "The Seventh Son", "Little Red Rooster", "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man", and "The Same Thing". LP, Vinyl record album

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Maynard FergusonColor Him Wild ... CD
Mainstream/Solid (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
A tight little set that's never too wild – given the sharpness that trumpeter Maynard Ferguson can bring to the way he arranges a group! The album's one from a lost point between the two bigger recording moments of Ferguson's career, and has a sound that steps off nicely from his Roulette Records sessions – that same sense of modern recreation of large ensemble modes – with a very strong sense of color and tone, and an inherent rhythmic energy that still never gets in the way of the bolder flourishes of the players! Musicians include Willie Maiden on tenor, Lanny Morgan on alto and flute, Don Rader and Nat Pavone on trumpets, Rob McConnell on valve trombone, and Mike Abene on piano – and titles include "On Green Dolphin Street", "Macarena", "Airegin", "Tinsel", "Three More Foxes", and "This Nite". CD

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Roselee GoldbergLaurie Anderson (hardcover) ... Book
Thames & Hudson (UK), 2000. New Copy ... $6.99 39.98
A wonderful book that really reminds us that Laurie Anderson was first an artist, then a musician – a legacy that's served up here in a wealth of wonderful images and documents of her early creations – most of which have really been lost to the shifting sands of time for decades! The book is heavy on Anderson work of the 70s – pre-"Superman" presentations that include performance pieces, text creations, images, and more – all growing in power, and leading to Laurie's tremendous United States work of the early 80s, and some of her important recordings too. The images and information is laid out chronologically – in a way that replicates some of the mood of the original pieces – and the book continues with an exploration of her more art-based work in the 90s as well. 204 pages, in full color – and very nicely done! Book

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Ikue Mori & Steve NoblePrediction & Warning ... CD
Fataka (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Ikue Mori and Steve Noble come together in a blistering array of electronics and drums – the former from Mori, the latter from Noble – both working together in bursts of sounds that really make the sound sources feel very unified! Noble plays added percussion, too – but even the way he approaches the kit creates all these sounds that fall right in line with all of Mori's enigmatic creations – which really seem to rise to a percussive level, rather than slide in between the sonic attack – in a very fresh approach to improvised electronics in such a setting! Titles include "Combustion", "Convection", "Seismic Waves", "Atmospheric Pressure", "Inferno", and "Black Death". CD
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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✨✧ Wolf VostellDe-coll/age Musik ... LP
Multhipla/Soave (Italy), 1982. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of work drawn from decades of creations by Wolf Vostell – a founding member of Fluxus and one of the more radical musicians of the 60s – although crucially ignored in wider discussions of creative music! Vostell works here in ways that illustrate his "de-collage" concept – a reversal of musical collages taking place in other realms of the avant garde, with subtraction as the driving feature over combination. And yet at a sonic level, these creations still have a resonance with some of the tape experiments and musique concrete of Vostell's generation – especially in his sense of texture – but that also may just be a coincidence, as may of these recordings feel like they're coming from live sources – as illustrated by the cover art images of broken glass, a field of vacuum cleaners, a guitar attached to a car door, and other unusual images! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ FragglesBest Of Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Enjoy The Toons, Mid 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Wild music from one of the weirdest Jim Henson creations ever – the oft-maligned Fraggle Rock – which was kind of a sing-songy lesser cousin to The Muppet Show! The Fraggles were almost wayward hippies – especially considering that the show ran in the mid 80s – and they often preached a message of love, caring, and persistence – served up here in a range of very goofy little songs. You'll recognize a number of the voices from Muppet performances, used here as different characters – and the instrumentation is mostly more 70s than you'd guess from the date of the show. Titles include "Let Me Be Your Song", "Fraggle Rock Theme", "Brave Boy Jump Up", "Muck & Goo", "Fraggle Rock Rock", "Beetle Song", "Easy Is The Only Way To Go", "Pantry Chant", "Yes We Can", and "Pukka Pukka Pukka Sweetly Boink". LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool splatter color vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Herb Steward/Serge ChaloffFour Brothers Together Again ... CD
Vik/Sony (France), 1957. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A set that's great in two different ways – first in that it revives the "four brothers" sound of four saxophonists at once, first forged in the Woody Herman band of the late 40s – and secondly, because the album's a further demonstration of the magical pairing of Al Cohn and Zoot Sims! The group here is only part of a recreation of the Herman lineup, as Al's presence is new – but he also contributes a lot to the songs and arrangements, which really make the small group setting sparkle. Tenors are by Cohn, Sims, and Herbie Steward – and Serge Chaloff plays baritone – with rhythm from Elliott Lawrence on piano, Burgher Jones on bass, and Don Lamond on drums. A number of tunes are new – not just remakes of Herman classics, but titles that riff on and modernize the earlier spirit – and tracks include "Ten Years Later", "Four & One More", "So Blue", "The Swinging Door", "Aged In Wood", "Here We Go Again", "The Pretty One", and "Four Brothers". CD

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✨✧ VariousNorthern Soul Dreams ... CD
Essential, Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Quite an unusual set of Northern Soul material – as the set moves past the iconic sounds of cities like Detroit or Chicago, the usual hotbeds for the music – and widens the scope to pull together tracks that might have been missed otherwise – from indie producers like Dee Erwin, Ed Townshend, Fred Bridges, George Kerr, and Paul Kyser! These cats all have plenty of experience in the studio – and may be better-known for work from earlier or (mostly) later years – but are here represented by some great obscure cuts they recorded in a variety of settings – music that may not carry the club history or label imprint of other Northern Soul collections, but which definitely lives up to the groove at a musical level. Titles include "I Know That He Loves Me" by Theola Kilgore, "Summer's Gone" by Eddie Day & The Nitetimers, "The Airplane Song (inst)" by George Kerr, "I Can't Turn You Loose" by Jimmy Chandler, "My Ship Is Coming In" by The Pace Setters, "A Dream" by Roy Butler, "Be Happy" by Sugar Pie DeSanto, "Bottomless Pit" by Chuck & The Daylighters, "You Won't Say Nothing" by Tamala Lewis, "What Happened To Yesterday" by Al Scott, "Wonderful Night" by Candace Love, "Footsteps" by The Creations, "Where Have You Been" by The Whispers, "Accidental Love" by Roy Handy, "I Can't Turn You Loose" by Jimmy Chandler, and "Wrong Wrong Wrong" by Ray & Dave. CD

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✨✧ Gary GrothCatalogue No 439 – Burlesque Paraphernalia & Side Degree Specialties & Costumes ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2010. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Dig the ads for practical jokes and weird gimmicks in old comic books? Then you'll find plenty to love here – in a beautiful recreation of a catalog for gag items and weird machines from the early part of the 20th Century! The book presents an original catalog in its entirety – complete with strange drawings and wonderful descriptions of gimmicks like the exploding pie table, bucking couch, roller pathway, sliding stairs, and dozens of other weird devices that were mostly pitched at fraternal societies and men's clubs – but which almost appear like some sort of modern torture instruments! There's also lots of weird costumes and plenty of oddball electrical items – some of which might have been pretty dangerous – and the book also includes text and introductory material which puts the whole amazing contents in context. 170 pages, softcover, with black and white and color images throughout. Book

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✨✧ Cypress HillCypress Hill (25th Anniversary Skull) ... CD
Columbia/Get On Down, 1991. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Cypress Hill's debut masterpiece – one of the biggest and best first albums in 90s hip hop – in cased here in skull for its 25th Anniversary! There's little we can add to the canon when it comes to describing this album's impact, but it's still pretty revelatory. Like other west coast rap heavies of the time, Cypress Hill documents real world street violence with a darkly comic sensibility, redefined usage of the word "blunt" forever more, and simply delivered one of the most influential rap (or rock. . .considering the astonishing crossover success) albums of the decade. "How I Could Just Kill A Man", "Hand On The Pump", "Hole In The Head", "Real Estate", "Stoned Is The Way Of The Walk", "Phunky Feel One", "Pigs", "Latin Lingo", "Something For The Blunted", "Psychobeatbuckdown" and more. Get On Down's 25th Anniversary is one of the coolest, craziest things we've seen for a commemorative anniversary edition ever – housed in an amazin, hard resin black skull – essentially a 3D physical recreation of the group's 1991 logo – plus a 100 page hardcover book! CD
 
 
 



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