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DJ QbertWave Twisters ... CD
Galactic Butt Hair, 1998. Used ... $4.99
A culmination of all the goofy, tripped-out Shiggar Fraggar sessions, Q-Bert constructs an intergalactic epic entirely from scratch, with some production help from fellow Piklz Shortkut, MMM, and D-Styles, with guest spots from Yoga Frog, Flare, and Buckethead! As you might expect, Q-Bert's cuts are technically flawless, but what really makes this album is the narrative quality that other turntablist albums lack. 17 tracks total – including "Enter The Wave Twisters", "Cosmic Assassins", "Destination: Quasar", "Paranoia", the amazing "Razorblade Alcohol Slide", and closing jam "Grandpa Wears Fat Laces" in three movements. Pick up the accompanying film by SF graf vet Dug One (not included) for the full spectrum. CD
(Out of print.)

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Kieran Hebden & Steve ReidExchange Sessions Vol 2 (UK version) ... LP
Domino, 2006. Very Good+ 2LP ... $9.99
The second volume of epic collaboration between free jazz drummer/percussionist Steve Reid and electronic manipulator Kieren Hebden, aka Fourtet – long form duo efforts that blend the artists' styles into a compelling whole! The project is comprised of live takes with no overdubs – lending a boatload of credibility to the project as much more than a easy novelty tag. If there's a difference between Volumes 1 & 2 in the Exchange Sessions that makes this one standout, it may be the more muscular approach Reid has on the kit on these 3 mammoth tracks. Hebden has just as might of a presence with the splintering electronics, but the kit really propels things in heavy way that sounds great! 3 long tracks that each approach the 20 minute mark – and the titles are "Hold Down The Rhythms, Hold Down The Machines", "Noemie" and "We Dream Free". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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Jimi Hendrix ExperienceAxis Bold As Love ... LP
Reprise, 1967. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $39.99
The Jimi Hendrix Experience at their most classic! Tripped out bluesy cosmic rock ferocity and great songs, too – firing on all cylinders here on the middle record of their ultra epic three LP series of unimpeachable greatness. Titles include "EXP", "Up From The Skies", "Spanish Castle Magic", "Castles Made Of Sand", "She's So Fine", "One Rainy Wish", "Bold As Love" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label Warner Communications pressing.)

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✨✧ JJ JohnsonJJ Inc ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Very Good+ ... $11.99
JJ Johnson's greatest album – without a doubt! This gem of a session was recorded in 1960 in New York, with an incredibly hip sextet that includes Cedar Walton, Clifford Jordan, and Freddie Hubbard. The tracks are all long, hip, and very much in a Blue Note soul jazz mode – very unusual not only for Johnson, but for Columbia records as well. The album feels like it should have been issued on Epic, with those killer Dave Bailey sides from 1961 – which might be why it has frequently gotten lost in Johnson's career, hidden amidst some of the sleepier material that seems to see the light of day more often than this one. The album's a stone winner all the way through – and features Johnson playing some of his gutsiest solos ever. Tracks include "Minor Mist", "In Walked Horace", "Fatback", "Aquarius", and "Shutterbug". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye logo pressing.)

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Mdou MoctarAkounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai ... LP
Mississippi/Sahel Sounds, 2015. New Copy ... $15.99
One of the best Tuareg guitar records we've ever heard – and the Saharan psych soul soundtrack to Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai, billed as the first ever Tuareg language fiction movie – loosely inspired by Purple Rain! The film, like Prince's, focuses on the life of a struggling, motorcycle riding, soulful electric guitar genius, but Mdou Moctar wisely doesn't try to be deliver Saharan riff on the Minneapolis sound. His epic, hypnotic to the point of trancelike electric guitars are front and center, but never in a self-indulgent way, always in service of the moody compositions. Backed only by rhythm guitarist Ahmoudou Madassane and drummer Mahmoud "Achcouscous" Ahmed Jabre, the trio delivers an appropriately cinematic Saharan sound. Amazing! Titles include "Sibidoul", "Rhaicha's Theme", "Iblis Amghar", "Tahoultine", "Adounia", "Chimoumounin", "Jagwa", "Mdou's Theme" and "Tada Dounia". LP, Vinyl record album

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Melba MooreSomething On Your Mind/Closer ... 7-inch
Expansion (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $9.99
\A sweet little cut from Melba Moore's time at Epic Records – a time when the singer was fusing her amazing vocals onto a warmer modern soul groove – one that comes across perfectly on this single! The tune's got a righteous flow, even before the lyrics come into the mix – and "Closer" on the flipside is from similar vintage, and served up in this jazzy version of modern soul that's wonderful for Moore's technique! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Sun RaNuits De La Fondation Maeght Vol 2 ... LP
Shandar (France), 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $49.99
A legendary performance by Sun Ra & The Arkestra – and for good reason, too! The album was initially issued on a hard-to-find French import, but has cropped up in other formats over the years – and it's a stellar live date that really illustrates the group at their soulful best! Ra definitely goes past the usual here – and focuses the energy of the ensemble in a way that makes the whole extended performance very captivating throughout – especially in the way the group can get totally free at some spots, and perform with subtle, soulful tones at others. The lineup includes Marshall Allen on alto and flute, John Gilmore on tenor, Pat Patrick on baritone and bass clarinet, Danny Davis on alto and flute, James Jacson on clarinet and flute, Kwame Hadi on trumpet, Danny Thompson on baritone and bassoon, Alan Silva on bass, Rashied Salim on vibes, and vocals by June Tyson, Gloristeena Knight, and Verta Grosvenor. Ra himself plays moog, piano, organ, electric piano, and "intergalactic instruments"! Volume two kicks off with "Friendly Galaxy" – featuring great accompaniment from Silva – before it slides into a great extended take on "Spontaneous Simplicity". Other tracks include the 3 part epic "Black Myth", "Sky", and "The World Of Lightening". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaSpace Probe – A Tonal View Of Times Tomorrow, Vol 1 (includes unissued tracks) ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard, 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... $15.99 16.99
The rare Space Probe sent out to the cosmos by Sun Ra in the mid 70s – with material recorded from the early 60s onward – the heart of it being Sun Ra's first ever recordings on a moog synthesizer in 1969, and it's one heck of a trip! This excellent edition on Art Yard includes the material from the original Saturn release – the epic, nearly 18 minute interstellar trip that is the title track – with Sun Ra crafting hallucinatory moog magic throughout it. He shifts gears on "Earth Primitive Earth" (the complete version), an earlier recording, as much influenced by ancient sounds as futuristic ones, with hand drums for the beat and bass clarinet by John Gilmore. The closing "Conversion Of JP" is the other holdover from the earlier Space Probe LP and it's another gem steeped in primitivism, believed to feature Marshall Allen on flute (sure sounds like him to us). Art Yard includes some really incredible unissued material here from sessions that produced the Secrets Of The Sun and When Sun Comes Out sets – titles including "Solar Symbols II", "Dance Of The Wind", "Recollections Of There" and "Destiny". Other players include James Jacson on log drums, Nimrod Hunt on hand drums and vocalist Thea Barbara. CD

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Buddy RichMan From Planet Jazz – Recorded Live At Ronnie Scott's Club ... CD
Five Four (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
Late work by jazz drum giant Buddy Rich – captured in a surprisingly energetic, firey, and sometimes funky mode at Ronnie Scott's Club in 1980! Buddy really pulled off some bright, buoyant, funk influenced work in the 70s and this set finds him at the tail end of that groove – playing with a pretty big group that includes Ernie Vantrease on piano, Wayne Pedziwiatr on bass, Ando Fusco, Jack Leibowitz, Steave Marcus and Kenny Hitchcock on saxes, Bob Coassin on lead trumpet, Roger Homefield on lead trombone, and others. Titles include "Intro/Beulah Witch", "Grand Concourse", "Blues A La 88", "Saturday Night", "Slow Funk" and the epic, 15+ minute closer "Good News". CD

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Bruce SpringsteenTies That Bind – The River Collection (4CDs/3DVDs/Book) ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s. New Copy 6CD/DVD ... $101.99 119.98
An absolutely epic journey down The River – and it's one well worth taking – with more than 50 tracks on 4 CDs plus 3 DVDs! The original double album is prime classic Springsteen, circa 1980 – a few years removed at this point from the massive breakthrough that was Born To Run, and seemingly starting to let go of the darker tone of Darkness On The Edge Of Town, though still with some shadows of it. Definitely a creative high point, and a record we're always happy to revisit. Includes "The Ties That Bind", "Hungry Heart", "Out In The Street", "Fade Away", "Ramrod", "Rive All Night", "Wreck On The Highway", "Independence Day" and more. The box set also includes the first official release of The River: Single Album, recorded in '79 and intended as the follow up to Darkness At The Edge Of Town before Springsteen scrapped the idea and went back in the studio and ultimately released the fuller, farther reaching double album. It includes 7 songs from the eventual double, some with alternate lyrics and arrangements – and there's also a full CD of outtakes. The 3 DVDs include the great feature length documentary, a complete concert from The River tour in 1980, filmed in Tempe, AZ, plus disc with never before seen rehearsal footage. Comes with a heavy duty coffee table book, too! CD
(DVDs are NTSC coded, Region 0.)

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SwarvyStunts Vols 1-4 ... LP
Street Corner, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
An epic assemblage of timeless hip hop instrumentals from Philly-reared beatmarker Swarvy! It's got a wide range of sounds, funky at their core, with live instrumentation in spots and pretty irresistible vibe! Includes "Rising Sun/See The Sky", "Everyday Is Sunshine", "Love Muscle", "Boston", "Aquarian", "Stay", "Sketch", "Give To You", "Echo Park", "Stevie", "Dewitt", "Domino", "Dover", :"In The Dark", "Nana", "Bed", "My 1 And Only" and more. 40 cuts on 2LPs! LP, Vinyl record album

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Wicked LadyComplete Recordings 1969 to 1972 (4LP set) ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4 LPs ... $122.99
A massive package of work from this legendary group – one that features 2LP versions of both of their albums – plus a big book, a badge, a patch, a totebag, postcard, and special limited box! The set is filled with wicked post-psychedelic rock from Wicked Lady – pre-metal heaviness that balances fuzzy guitars and trudging rhythms with a killer groove! The guitars are epic – with swirling psych-indebted fuzz and trudging, Sabbath-y riffs – and a hell of a lot of power, too – and what's great about the group is the way they carry the influences of both late 60s psych and early 70s proto-metal, while skirting the cliches of both. The whole thing sounds great – and it's the kind of thing that still makes waves in underground rock – even decades later! Box is limited to 500 copies – and features the 2LP versions of The Axeman Cometh and Psychotic Overkill – plus all the other goodies. LP, Vinyl record album
(Deluxe box limited to 500 copies.)

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Bob Wilber with Clark TerryBlowin The Blues Away ... LP
Classic Jazz, 1961. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A hip little session from tenorist Bob Wilber – a player who could often play trad, but who hits a nicely swinging groove here in the company of trumpeter Clark Terry! The set's got a simple, unadorned feel that really brings out the best in both players – echoes of bluesy roots from years past, but more of a 60s swing overall – in ways that are similar to some of the best old-meets-new jazz sides of the time on labels like Columbia or Epic. Terry's horn is really a treat in the setting, but so is Wilber – and the album's one that definitely has us re-assessing his talents in a positive way. Other group members include Dick Wellstood on piano, George Duvivier on bass, and Panama Francis on drums – and Terry sings on one track. Titles include "After Midnight", "Soulful Serenade", "Basie Eyes", "The Maryland Farmer", "Baptist Blues", "Where Will I Go", and "Blue Rhumba". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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YesProgeny – Seven Shows From Seventy Two (14CD box set) ... CD
Atlantic, 1972. New Copy 14 CDs ... $59.99 89.98
Holy hugeness – here's epic (literal!) box full of live prog genius from legendary early 70s Yes lineup of Anderson/Wakeman/Howe/Squire/White – with 7 full length concerts from the 3 week period in the fall of '72! The shows include their Halloween gig at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens, November performances at the Ottawa Civic Centre, Duke University, Greensboro Coliseum, University Of Georgia, Knoxville Civic Coliseum and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum – each one the complete concert, never before released and remastered from the original multitrack tapes. Features "Roundabout", "Close To The Edge", "You Nd I", "All Good People" and other Yes uberclassics. Over 12 hours of music! CD
(Comes in a sweet fliptop box, too – very nicely done!)

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Various20 Years Of Henry Street – The Definitive Collection (3LP set) ... LP
Henry Street/BBE (UK), 1990s/2000s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $25.99 26.99
20 years of inventive, profoundly soul and funk infused, floor shaking dance music from Henry Street Music – given a top shelf anniversary showcase in conjunction with BBE! Since first breaking ground in the mid 90s, Henry Street has been there for some of best dancefloor guru's of their day, including Todd Terry, DJ Duke, Armand Van Helden, DJ Sneak, Kenny Dope, and Johnick to name but a few – with classic house rooted, but future ready grooves that stand the test the test of time. These tracks will continue to rock dancefloors until the end of days! The 3LP set includes 11 standout jams from the epic 5CD box set, with "The Bomb" (Kenny Dope Presents The Bucketheads 2), "The Funk Phenomena" (Armand Van Heldon Presents Old School Junkies), "Play The World by Jonick, "Snow Me The Way" (DK Sneak Presents The Polyester EP), "Walk 4 Me" (Robbie Tronco Presents Tronco Traxx), "Feelin' It (Rhythm Section Main Mix)" by Groove Culture feat Arnold Jarvis, "Feel The Thunder (Tommy Musto Mix)" by Stron Jay, "Byrdman's Revenge" (Mike Delgado PresentsThe Upstairs Lounge), "Like That" (Mike Rizzo Presents Tiger Blood, "Steal Your Love" by BQE and "D2-D2 (Timmy Register Shelter Mix)" by DJ Duke/Roland Clark. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNorthern Soul – Keep The Faith – 61 Allniter Classics (3CD set) ... CD
Sony (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $12.99
A mighty nice collection of Northern Soul gems – all pulled from the vaults of Columbia, CBS, Epic, Okeh, RCA, and related labels – and stuffed together in a package that's a hell of a bargain for all these rare tracks! And when we say "stuffed", we don't mean that the tracks are crammed thoughtlessly together – because there's a really wonderful sense of timing to the whole thing – a groove that starts out strong, and keeps going long! There's also a nicely updated feel to the selections, too – lots of tracks you wouldn't have found on a 60s soul collection 20 years back – partly because the cuts have only been uncovered in recent years, or because they fit well into the ever-evolving understanding of Northern Soul. 61 tracks in all – and titles include "Paris Blues" by Tony Middleton, "Temptation Is Calling My Name" by Lee David, "Moonlight Music & You" by Laura Greene, "I'm Not Ready" by Ujima, "Everybody's Going To The Love-In" by Bob Brady & The Con-Chords, "I'll Always Need You" by Dean Courtney, "That's What I Want To Know" by James Carr, "I Don't Want To Talk About It" by Nancy Ames, "He's Coming Home" by Beverly Ann, "I Still Love You" by Seven Souls, and "Born A Loser" by Don Ray. CD

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Manuel GottschingInventions For Electric Guitar ... LP
OMM/MG Art (Germany), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... About May 27, 2016
A wonderful electronic classic from Ash Ra Tempel founder Manuel Goettsching – a record that features nothing but his own guitar experiments, filtered through a variety of effects – but at a level that feels a lot more like a keyboard or analogue electronics workout overall! In fact, the record's maybe a wonderful distillation of the role that guitar played in so many of these great electronic sets from the German scene of the 70s – use of the instrument in ways that are completely different from American or British guitar, and with a great ear towards the more sensitive, longform aspects of the instrument – especially when combined with additional processing – yet all with a style that's a lot more subtle than Frippertronics. "Echo Waves" is a 17+ minute, uber-hypnotic piece that's another case of material living up to the title, one that reminds us a bit of some of Tangerine Dream's soundtrack work of a decade later. "Quasarsphere" is atmospheric and spacey, a shorter piece. "Pluralis" is the 20+ minute epic closer, very much akin to "Echo Waves". LP, Vinyl record album

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Guru GuruUFO (turquoise vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ohr/Play Loud (Germany), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... About June 10, 2016
Early Krautrock hugeness from Guru Guru – their epic debut album UFO from the dawn of the 70s! Guru Guru's early stuff seared pretty nicely with fuzzed out psychedelic guitar – with tight bass lines and lumbering rhythms that keep out from spazzing out too far. Incredible work, just noisy enough, and a mighty early signifier of uncompromising creativity to come in the German art rock scene. The tracks are all on the the longish side, running from nearly 6 minutes north of 10 minutes on the title track – and other titles include "Stone In", "Girl Call", "Next Time See You At The Dalai Lhama", and "Der LSD – Marsch". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rolling StonesExile On Main Street (remastered version) ... CD
Virgin/Universal, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The Rolling Stones at their rawest, most shambling, sleazy and brilliant – the epic, unimpeachable Exile On Main Street! What can we say about one of the most iconic albums of all time other than chime in with our agreement that it's one of the greatest rock albums of ever! Big choruses come and go, but the easy hooks of earlier and later Stones hits are buried in mud, grit and a sleazy bluesy groove. Titles include "Rocks Off", "Rip This Joint", "Tumbing Dice", "Sweet Virginia", "Loving Cub", "Torn And Frayed", "Let It Loose", "All Down The Line", "Shine A Light", "Soul Survivor" and more. CD

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✨✧ Anglo Saxon BrownSongs For Evolution (with bonus track) ... CD
Atlantic/ (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tremendous work from Anglo Saxon Brown – a Philly group who started out their recording career as Ujima on Epic, where they issued a handful of well-remembered singles – then changed their name and cut this one and only full length set for Atlantic! The album's a stunner all the way through – one of those sets that should have been much bigger at the time – and which, like the Ujima singles, has only gotten the group more and more attention over the years – as collectors and DJs have spread the word about its sublime soul sound! These guys are big – as you'd guess from the image on the cover – but they've got a tightness that's made even better by the Sigma Sound recording of the set – which merges their smooth blend of male voices and a female singer with some classic 70s Philly sounds. The album excels on both mellow cuts and groovers – and is still plenty darn fresh after all these years – a real under-discovered gem! The "Call On Me" is a nice smooth stepper, in a mellow pace that we really like – and "ASB Theme" and "The Grizzly" are some good funky club cuts – and other tracks include "Gonna Make You Mine", "Straighten It Out", "I'll Keep Lovin You", and "The Man I Love". Also features a bonus single edit of "Straighten It Out". CD

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