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Clarinet SummitClarinet Summit Vol 2 – In Concert At The Public Theater ... LP
India Navigation, 1984. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A genius idea – almost like the World Sax Quartet, but even more groundbreaking, in that the group unites 2 older players (Alvin Batiste and Jimmy Hamilton) with 2 younger players from the forefront of modern jazz (John Carter and David Murray). The result is wonderful – a record that will forever change your expectations of the sound of the clarinet in jazz, and which shows that reed work from a variety of generations can be equally influential across a variety of scenes. 7 numbers in all, including "Clariflavors", "Mood Indigo", "Night Mist Blue", "Creole Love Call", "Waltz A Minute", "Solo & Ballad For Four Clarinets", and "Satin Doll". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a DMM sticker.)

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Rosemary ClooneyMarian McPartland's Piano Jazz – Conversation & Music As Heard On National Public Radio ... CD
Jazz Alliance, 1991. Used ... $2.99
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Gil EvansLive At The Public Theater (New York 1980) (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Trio (Japan), 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Gil Evans plays an electric grand piano and is joined by a rather large set of musicians who include Masabumi Kikuchi on a variety of synthesizers, Billy Cobham on drums, Lou Soloff on trumpet, George Lewis on trombone and many others. Tracks include some Evans originals – "Anita's Dance", "Jelly Rolls", "Alyrio", and "Variations On The Misery" plus others like Gershwin's "Gone, Gone, Gone" and Jimi Hendrix's "Up From The Skies". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi and insert.)

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General PublicAll The Rage ... LP
IRS, 1984. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieMarian McPartland's Piano Jazz – Conversation & Music As Heard On National Public Radio ... CD
Jazz Alliance, 1985. Used ... $3.99
CD

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Kelis featuring NasIn Public (clean, dirty) ... 12-inch
White Label, 2005. Near Mint- ... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Public AnnouncementBody Bumpin' (Yippie-Yi-Yo) (lp, inst, radio, acapella) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1998. Near Mint- ... $2.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet ... CD
Def Jam, 1990. Used ... $3.99
PE's third LP, and their last with full on Bomb Squad production. With classics like "Fight The Power", "Burn Hollywood Burn", "Welcome To The Terrordome", "Power To The People", "911 Is A Joke" and the title track. CD
(BMG music club pressing.)
Also available Fear Of A Black Planet (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 27.99

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Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Def Jam, 1990. New Copy 2CD (reissue)... $27.99 29.98
The mindblowing third album from Public Enemy – their second straight up masterpiece in a row – a more densely-layered effort than anything they'd down before or since! Agitprop lyricism laced with soundbite samples from myriad sources that get the point over nearly as fiecely as Chuck's rhymes, and the densest, most dizzying Bomb Squad production ever laid down. Amazing! Decades later, it's as exciting as ever. Includes classics like "Fight The Power", Burn Hollywood Burn", "Welcome To The Terrordome", "Power To The People", "911 Is A Joke" "Revolutionary Generation", "Can't Do Nuttin For Ya Man", "Reggie Jax", "War At 33 1/3" and more. 2014 deluxe edition includes a bonus CD of remixes, B-sides, instrumentals and alternate version from the rare 12"s and more – plus new liner notes. CD
Also available Fear Of A Black Planet ... CD 3.99

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Public Image Ltd.Flowers Of Romance (180 gram red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Island/4 Men With Beards, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 23.99
A bold move forward for Public Image Ltd – a set recorded after bassist Jah Wobble left the group – and John Lydon and company made an abrupt shift from bass-heavy dub to a highly percussive mode! With Wobble gone, Keith Levene is even more of a presence here – bringing some amazing drums into play, as well as some very dark guitar – at moments when additional drums were provided by Martin Adkins. The trio lineup is amazing – very raw, earthy, and stripped-down – and the bass is hardly missed with the album's very strong use of drums. Titles include "Four Enclosed Walls", "Track 8", "Flowers Of Romance", "Under The House", "Hymie's Him", "Banging The Door", "Go Back" and "Francis Massacre". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 250!)

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Public Image Ltd.Second Edition (180 gram clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Island/4 Men With Beards, 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 31.99
One of the greatest moments ever from the mighty John Lydon – a record that maybe blows away all other albums by Public Image – and which also stands strongly next to the work of the Sex Pistols, but in a very different way! Lydon is quite far from punk rock roots here – and instead works in this bassy, dubby, trippy blend that's served up strongly by the bass work of Jah Wobble – very influenced by Jamaican music, but playing in a style that's got a very different vibe – and quite different from more familiar late 70s attempts to mix punk and reggae. Instead, Wobble and Lydon use the mode as this dark wash of sound – sparkling with weird guitar sounds from Keith Levine, and layered with these haunting lyrics on madness and paranoia – much more dark poetry than anything Lydon ever gave us. The track "Poptones" is worth the price of the record alone – and other tiles include "Swan Lake", "No Birds", "Chant", "No Radio", "Albatross", "Careering", and "Memories". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bobby Vince PaunettoComposer In Public ... CD
RSVP, 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The brilliant return of one of the greatest Latin jazz artists of the 70s – the incredible Bobby Vince Paunetto, back very firmly in action on this mid 90s session! The vibe picks off nicely from Bobby's landmark albums of the mid 70s – an incredible blend of fusion, Latin rhythms, and warmly chromatic horn passages that explode in an array of soulful rhythms. The work was Bobby's first recording in nearly 20 years – thanks to a hiatus from music brought on by a long bout with MS – but it sounds as if it was recorded right after the album's Commit To Memory & Paunetto's Point, with a similarly sweet mix of acoustic and electric instrumentation. Titles include "Say It Now", "Jacket Listeners", "Love Seems To Find", "When I Got Disconnected", "Composer In Public", "The Beautifully Flawed Game", and "Bottle The Edge". CD

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✨✧ Public EnemyIt Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back ... CD
Def Jam, 1988. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The massive second album by PE – and the one where where the hit their full creative stride, and their politics and philosphy hit at full force – moving Public Enemy from an imposing threat to both the hip hop and pop music status quo to a straight up cultural phenomenon! There's little we can add to canon of critical regard this unimpeachable classic – just know that it's as essential as any hip hop album of the era. Includes "Bring The Noise", "Don't Believe The Hype", "Prophets Of Rage" and "Rebel Without A Pause", "Cold Lampin With Flavor", "Terminator X To The Edge Of Panic", "Louder Than A Bomb", "Caught, Can We Get A Witness", "She Watch Channel Zero", "Night Of The Living Baseheads", "Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos", "Prophets For Right To Fight" and more. CD

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✨✧ Public Image LimitedLive In Tokyo (2LP version) ... LP
Virgin (UK), 1986. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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✨✧ Mary Lou WilliamsMarian McPartland's Piano Jazz – Conversation & Music As Heard On National Public Radio ... CD
Jazz Alliance, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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✨✧ Clarinet SummitClarinet Summit – In Concert At The Public Theater ... LP
India Navigation, 1984. Used ... Out Of Stock
A genius idea – almost like the World Sax Quartet, but even more groundbreaking, in that the group unites 2 older players (Alvin Batiste and Jimmy Hamilton) with 2 younger players from the forefront of modern jazz (John Carter and David Murray). The result is wonderful – a record that will forever change your expectations of the sound of the clarinet in jazz, and which shows that reed work from a variety of generations can be equally influential across a variety of scenes. Titles include "Clariflavors", "Groovin High", "Sticks & Bones", "Sweet Lovely", and "The Washington Square Park Episode". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Etron Fou LeloublanEn Public Aux Etats-Unis D'Amerique ... CD
Gazul (France), 1985. Used ... Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet (3D lenticular cover) ... LP
Def Jam, 1990. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The mindblowing third album from Public Enemy – their second straight up masterpiece in a row – a more densely-layered effort than anything they'd down before or since! Agitprop lyricism laced with soundbite samples from myriad sources that get the point over nearly as fiecely as Chuck's rhymes, and the densest, most dizzying Bomb Squad production ever laid down. Amazing! Decades later, it's as exciting as ever. Includes classics like "Fight The Power", Burn Hollywood Burn", "Welcome To The Terrordome", "Power To The People", "911 Is A Joke" "Revolutionary Generation", "Can't Do Nuttin For Ya Man", "Reggie Jax", "War At 33 1/3" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Def Jam 30th anniversary pressin – with a 3D lenticular cover!)
Also available
Fear Of A Black Planet ... CD 3.99
Fear Of A Black Planet (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 27.99
 
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Pretty MonstersPretty Monsters ... CD
Public Eyesore, 2012. Used ... $2.99
CD

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VariousJapan Bashing Volume 1 ... 7-inch
Public Bath, 1990. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $11.99
Includes songs by The Boredoms, UFO Or Die, Omoide-Hatoba, and Hanadensha. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes the insert.)

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Garrison KeillorPrairie Home Companion Anniversary Album ... LP
Minnesota Public Radio, 1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has a small sticker on front.)
 
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Les BaxterFruit Of Dreams (Ports Of Pleasure/The Sacred Idol) ... CD
Capitol/El (UK), 1957/1960. New Copy ... $3.99
2 rare slices of exotica by Les Baxter – back to back on one CD! The first half of the set features material from the album Ports Of Pleasure – a dreamy exploration of south sea ideals that's got a more lightly drifting quality than some of Baxter's more percussive exotica albums, and which is awash in dreamy soundscapes penned by Les himself! The orchestrations are large and bold throughout – mixing strings and woodwinds almost in a soundtrack-y mode – but always with the light sense of interplay that makes Baxter's work so great. Titles include "Monkey Dance Of Bali", "Pearls Of Ceylon", "Tahiti A Summer Night At Sea", "Hong Kong Cable Car", "Tramp Steamer To Singapore", "Harem Silks From Bombay", and "Sidewalk Cafes Of Saigon". The Sacred Idol is a real standout set from the end of Les Baxter's run at Capitol Records – originally scored for a film that was never released, but a great set of tracks that more than stands strongly on its own! The theme here is a Mexican/Latin American one – explored by Baxter with his trademark blend of larger orchestrations and lighter exotica touches – often swirling around in an extremely evocative mode that makes us wish the film had been issued to the public, and at a few key moments even hinting at the funkier modes that would follow on some of Les' later work for other labels. Titles include "Aqueducts", "Gardens Of The Moon", "Pyramid Of The Sun", "Temple Of Gold", and "Procession Of The Princes". CD

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William S BurroughsCall Me Burroughs ... LP
ESP/Superior Viaduct, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
The first-ever record to capture the amazing voice of William S Burroughs – the author who helped transform fiction forms in the 60s, but also somewhat of a public figure too – thanks to albums like this! The set's was recorded in France, and given wider circulation in the US by seminal indie ESP Records – and the record presents Burroughs reading from his important novels Naked Lunch and The Nova Express. There's less of the cutup and experimental recordings of other later Burroughs records – but given that the books were both written under the influence of those modes, even the reading of the text still has a very unusual quality – especially given the author's incredible voice. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Cabildo's ThreeYuxtaposicion ... CD
Schema (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
Very very very cool stuff from Italy in the 70's. This tight little combo featuring Fender Rhodes, electric bass, and congas lays down some super tight grooves with a very deep, very funky, very laid back feel. Originally intended for soundtrack use in TV and commercials, this disc has finally been released to the public, and it's been worth the wait! As great as the words "Fender Rhodes", "Italy", and "congas" might suggest, and even better upon repeated listenings. Some tracks have a slightly Latin feel, while others sound like super mellow CTI grooves. Excellent stuff, and it's hardly been off our turntable this month! CD

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Andre CymoneAC (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1985. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99 15.98
The best of a handful of albums that the one-time Prince bassist put out in the early 80s – a record that made a splash via the great Prince-penned "The Dance Electric" – possibly a blessing and a curse for AC, as Prince was so huge at the time that the record going public was too quick to dismiss him as a clone! But don't let that stop you – as Cymone's got a groove that's all his own – and an 80s soul star definitely worth rediscovering. The percussive vibe is similar to Prince, but Andre's got a leaner, funkier style overall – virtually working as a one man band here, and handling most instrumentation himself – which brings a compact feel to the record that really comes through in the tightness of the grooves. Titles include "The Dance Electric", "Lipstick Lover", "Pretty Wild Lover", "Book Of Love", "Vacation", "Satisfaction", and "Neon Pussycat". Massive 2CD version features loads of bonus tracks – 20 more numbers that include lots of mixes of "The Dance Electric", "Satisfaction", and "Lipstick Lover" – plus "Vacation (Andre Cymone mix)", "Let Me Kiss The Bride (inst)", and "Anything (inst)". CD

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Remigio Ducros & Luciano SimonciniAmerica Amore Amaro (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sonor (Italy), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
The cover's got an image of the New York City skyline, circa 1977 – and the sound library grooves within do a pretty great job of matching that vibe as well! The set's awash in sweet funky electric touches – and some cuts are jazzy, some are clubby, and all are handled with a style that's right up there with the best Italian sound library material of the period – small combo work that's never too slick or commercial, but really well-played – with more than enough of the right funky elements to appeal to any New York listener of the time, even though the album was only pressed in a very limited run, and never originally issued to the public at all. Titles include "Subways", "Bus Stop", "Fluting", "Magnolia Boulevard", "Cigar's Factory", "Nigros", and "Niagara Falls". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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Dusty Groove Apron!Dusty Groove Apron! (denim) ... Misc
Dusty Groove Gear, 2013. New Item ... $18.99
Whether you're a pitmaster or a sous chef, you always need a little coverage in the kitchen – and if you're like us, you're most likely spinning a bit of music while you cook – so why not combine the two, and host your folks with a Dusty Groove Apron? We actually created these for our used record department – so that they could spend a day digging through vinyl, and not get completely covered in dust. But due to customer requests, we're also offering them to the public – perfect for everyday use in the kitchen, hosting a BBQ in warm weather, or even working around the woodshop in your basement! Heavy cotton denim, with the Dusty Groove logo at the top, two pockets below, a pen pocket, and an adjustable neck strap – so that we can confidently say that one size fits all. Misc

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Bob DylanAnother Side of Bob Dylan ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Bob's fourth record, and close runner up to Freewheelin' as the masterpiece of this early stage of his career. While the overly arch Times They Are A Changin' pretty much stood as the cornerstone of classifiable folk rock at the time, Another Side is just that. Dense, elliptical, and downright surreal at times, with some of the protesty stuff that made the media so happy & hungry, but much more layered and poetic. Another side is also much more reverent of and indebted to the Harry Smith field recordings that Bob studied so hard, the stuff that finally caught on with the general public in the early 90s. Titles include "Spanish Harlem Incident", "It Ain't Me Babe", "Ballad In Plain D", "Black Crow Blues", "I Don't Believe You", "Motorpsycho Nitemare", "To Ramona", "Chimes Of Freedom", "My Back Pages", and "I Shall Be Free No 10". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Gil EvansOut Of The Cool/Into The Hot ... CD
Impulse (Germany), 1960/1961. New Copy ... $11.99
Two formative albums from Gil Evans – back to back on a single CD! Out Of The Cool is a pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he handled for Miles, and the quality of the players in the group make the performance every bit as great. Gil's band includes trumpeter Johnny Coles, plus Ron Carter on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, Budd Johnson on tenor, and Ray Crawford on guitar. Titles include "Stratusphunk", "Sunken Treasure", "La Nevada", and a great reading of Kurt Weil's "Bilbao Song". Into The Hot is the harder of the two Gil Evans albums on Impulse to find, and the best – really far-reaching material that has Evans coming into contact with some of the hippest jazz players of his generation! The record's got three incredible tracks written by Cecil Taylor – a very bold move for Evans, given Taylor's strongly out reputation even at this point in his career – and possibly even more bold, given that Taylor's on the tracks playing piano, alongside players who include Archie Shepp, Jimmy Lyons, Sonny Murray, and Henry Grimes. The material's fantastic, and is a key part of Taylor's work at the time, and shows a very different setting for his piano – a bit of tension with the larger Evans group, in a way that's almost more compelling than his own early dates as a leader! Taylor titles include "Pots", "Bulbs", and "Mixed". The other tracks on the album were written by John Carisi, who wrote the classic "Israel" for Miles Davis' nine piece group in the late 40s – but who here contributes "Moon Taj", "Angkor Wat", and "Barry's Tune". Carisi's tracks are a bit more subdued, but no less wonderful – and arrangements are by Taylor and Carisi, of their own music, presented with the Evans modern touch. If you ever needed a record to convince you that Gil Evans was a genius, this is it! CD
Also available Out Of The Cool/Into The Hot ... CD 6.99

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Gil EvansOut Of The Cool/Into The Hot ... CD
Impulse (Germany), 1960/1961. Used ... $6.99
Two formative albums from Gil Evans – back to back on a single CD! Out Of The Cool is a pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he handled for Miles, and the quality of the players in the group make the performance every bit as great. Gil's band includes trumpeter Johnny Coles, plus Ron Carter on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, Budd Johnson on tenor, and Ray Crawford on guitar. Titles include "Stratusphunk", "Sunken Treasure", "La Nevada", and a great reading of Kurt Weil's "Bilbao Song". Into The Hot is the harder of the two Gil Evans albums on Impulse to find, and the best – really far-reaching material that has Evans coming into contact with some of the hippest jazz players of his generation! The record's got three incredible tracks written by Cecil Taylor – a very bold move for Evans, given Taylor's strongly out reputation even at this point in his career – and possibly even more bold, given that Taylor's on the tracks playing piano, alongside players who include Archie Shepp, Jimmy Lyons, Sonny Murray, and Henry Grimes. The material's fantastic, and is a key part of Taylor's work at the time, and shows a very different setting for his piano – a bit of tension with the larger Evans group, in a way that's almost more compelling than his own early dates as a leader! Taylor titles include "Pots", "Bulbs", and "Mixed". The other tracks on the album were written by John Carisi, who wrote the classic "Israel" for Miles Davis' nine piece group in the late 40s – but who here contributes "Moon Taj", "Angkor Wat", and "Barry's Tune". Carisi's tracks are a bit more subdued, but no less wonderful – and arrangements are by Taylor and Carisi, of their own music, presented with the Evans modern touch. If you ever needed a record to convince you that Gil Evans was a genius, this is it! CD
Also available Out Of The Cool/Into The Hot ... CD 11.99

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GoblinLa Via Della Droga ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), 1977. New Copy ... $16.99
Very rare material from the legendary Goblin – originally written for an Italian cop thriller in 1977, but never issued to the public until the CD generation! The music ranks with some of the group's best thriller work – with many funky rock passages, plenty of nice keyboards, and lots of fuzzy guitar – but there's also a unique quality that really makes the record stand out, too – maybe some more sensitive passages that have slight Latin touches in the rhythms, and a wider sense of style than just the group's usual jamming – a very hip sound that links this one more to the bigger Italian cop/crime of the period, than some of the other Goblin horror material! In fact, we might well say that this is one of our favorite Goblin records – and one of the funkiest too. New CD version – with more music, and a total of 26 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ Vivien GoldmanResolutionary – Songs 1979 to 1982 ... CD
99 Records/Staubgold (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
A wonderful collection of overlooked work from Vivien Goldman – a singer who's perhaps best known for her work in Flying Lizards, but who also had ties to other important post-punk acts of the time – including The Slits, On-U Sound, and Public Image – all of whom help out on these tracks! The music has a sweet blend of dubby rhythms and some colder currents too – and Goldman's lyrics are often a bit more personal than her music with Flying Lizards although no less compelling, too. John Lydon, Steve Beresford, and Keith Levene provide instrumentation on the first three tracks – "Lauderette", "Private Armies", and "PA Dub" – from an EP that was released on Rough Trade and 99 Records. Next up are the tracks "Her Story" and "The Window" – done by The Flying Lizards, with work from Beresford on piano and Viv Albertine on guitars. Last are three tracks from Goldman's work with Chantage – even dubbier, with some help from Adrian Sherwood, on titles that include "It's Only Money", "Same Thing Twice", and "Tu M'Fais Rire". CD also includes a bonus interview! CD

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Gregory IsaacsSlum In Dub ... CD
Burning Sounds/Secret (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
Gregory Isaacs' name is on the cover – but the dub component here means that there's maybe a bit less vocals in the mix – as the album's the dub companion to Gregory's late 70s classic Cool Ruler! This set is much more focused on the excellent instrumental work – laid down by the Revolutionaries, with rhythms from Sly & Robbie, and keyboards from Ansel Collins – all mixed beautifully by a young Prince Jammy, at King Tubby's studio! The use of echo and odd electric bits at the edges is completely sublime – and titles include "Slum", "Reform Institution", "Tam Tam", "Leaving", "Public Eyes", and "Leggo Beast". CD

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Jazz On The Latin Side All-StarsJazz On The Latin Side All-Stars Vol 1 ... CD
CuBop/Ubiquity, 2000. Used ... $4.99
An excellent set that's a fitting tribute to the genius of the West Coast Latin Scene! For as many years as New York's been a hot city for Latin jazz, Los Angeles has also had an excellent scene, filled with many talented players – but it's always been eclipsed in the history books because of a New York-centrism in reissues, compilations, and general writing on Latin music. However, one of the strongest forces to change this Big Apple-bias in Latin fans has been the groundbreaking Jazz On The Latin Side radio program – which for the past decade has provided public radio with broadcasts of live sets that show the rich amount of talent on the west coast. On the 10th anniversary of the show, a host of great players teamed up to cut this live set for Cubop in LA – including Justo Almario, Francisco Aguabella, Alex Acuna, Otmario Ruiz, Poncho Sanchez, and many others. The music is sophisticated Latin jazz, drenched in the soulful history that separates west coast Latin – especially that of the 70s – from its east coast counterpart. The playing is great, and the record is way more than a loose roots-oriented jam session. Higlights include the massive 15 minute "Descarga Cachao", plus original compositions "Mujer Chicana", "Shortcuts", and "Arabian Moods", which were all written by Jose Rizo, the host of the Jazz On The Latin Side program. Great stuff – and another winner for Cubop! CD
(Out of print.)

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JBsFood For Thought ... LP
People, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The classic first album by The JBs – James Brown's Fred Wesley-led backing band, and the force behind most of his greatest records of the early 70s! The band are incredible at this point – sharper, harder, and funkier than just about any other combo around – and that includes all the thousands of groups in the funky 45 underground who were always trying to copy their sound, but never got things this right! Not only are the rhythms the stuff of legend – but the use of the instruments is far far above the norm – as can be heard on the mindblowing "The Grunt", which was sampled heavily by Public Enemy to great fame – and which features a saxophone solo that sounds more like a whistling tea kettle! The set collects some of the group's best early singles, and includes all of the short little funky cuts that made them a legend right out of the box – "Pass the Peas", "The Grunt", "These Are The JBs", "Hot Pants Road", "Wine Spot", "To My Brother", "Blessed Blackness", "Theme From King Heroin", "Escapism (parts 1 & 2), and "Gimme Some More" – all together here in one tight little album of massive funky hard beats and breaks! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Food For Thought ... LP 24.99
Food For Thought ... LP 21.99

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JBsFood For Thought ... LP
People/Get On Down, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
The classic first album by The JBs – James Brown's Fred Wesley-led backing band, and the force behind most of his greatest records of the early 70s! The band are incredible at this point – sharper, harder, and funkier than just about any other combo around – and that includes all the thousands of groups in the funky 45 underground who were always trying to copy their sound, but never got things this right! Not only are the rhythms the stuff of legend – but the use of the instruments is far far above the norm – as can be heard on the mindblowing "The Grunt", which was sampled heavily by Public Enemy to great fame – and which features a saxophone solo that sounds more like a whistling tea kettle! The set collects some of the group's best early singles, and includes all of the short little funky cuts that made them a legend right out of the box – "Pass the Peas", "The Grunt", "These Are The JBs", "Hot Pants Road", "Wine Spot", "To My Brother", "Blessed Blackness", "Theme From King Heroin", "Escapism (parts 1 & 2), and "Gimme Some More" – all together here in one tight little album of massive funky hard beats and breaks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – with heavy tip-on cover!)
Also available
Food For Thought ... LP 9.99
Food For Thought ... LP 24.99

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JBsFood For Thought ... LP
People, 1972. Very Good- ... $24.99
The classic first album by The JBs – James Brown's Fred Wesley-led backing band, and the force behind most of his greatest records of the early 70s! The band are incredible at this point – sharper, harder, and funkier than just about any other combo around – and that includes all the thousands of groups in the funky 45 underground who were always trying to copy their sound, but never got things this right! Not only are the rhythms the stuff of legend – but the use of the instruments is far far above the norm – as can be heard on the mindblowing "The Grunt", which was sampled heavily by Public Enemy to great fame – and which features a saxophone solo that sounds more like a whistling tea kettle! The set collects some of the group's best early singles, and includes all of the short little funky cuts that made them a legend right out of the box – "Pass the Peas", "The Grunt", "These Are The JBs", "Hot Pants Road", "Wine Spot", "To My Brother", "Blessed Blackness", "Theme From King Heroin", "Escapism (parts 1 & 2), and "Gimme Some More" – all together here in one tight little album of massive funky hard beats and breaks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has some wear.)
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Jun KamachiWestern Name Board Of Advertising Design 1958 to 1988 ... Book
Graphics (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $34.99
A great little book that shows a whole new side of 60s and 70s records for collectors to love – the original press ads and posters that were used to promote the music at the time! The book is Japanese, but it's filled with vintage images from the US as well – gorgeous ads from music publications, as well as publicity flyers too – all which offer up some unusual takes on the artists and records, and show some of the very cool styles that were used to break their music to the public. There's also often an image of a Japanese record on the page – most likely the original overseas release, next to the way the record was promoted in the US and UK – and the book is laid out chronologically, mostly with material from the 60s and 70s, but with a few bits from the 80s too. In full color, slightly oversize, and filled with beautiful images! Book

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Roland KirkVolunteered Slavery ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Our favorite album ever from Roland Kirk – and a beautiful mix of two different sides of his genius! Side one's got Roland doing these crazy takes on late 60's pop cuts like "My Cherie Amour" and "Say a Little Prayer", plus his own "songs", done with soulful vocals and a straight-on approach that shows him trying to break out of the avant jazz underground, and reach a wider audience with a spiritual message on tracks like "Search For The Reason Why" and "Spirits Up Above". If this description sounds like a mess, it's not – because this side of the album is one of Kirk's most brilliant statements ever about jazz, soul, love and freedom! Side two has Roland in a straighter vein – running through a tight live set from Newport 1968, handled with fire and imagination, the kind of boundless energy he always brought to his public appearances. Tracks on that set include "One Ton", "Three For The Festival", "Afro Blue", and some great remarks by Roland! LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label pressing.)

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Kool & The GangWild & Peaceful ... LP
De-Lite, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
After this one, there was no turning back for Kool & The Gang! The record has them bringing their underground funk sound to the masses – with a choppy riffy groove that stands out almost as a public challenge to all the other pretenders that had been cropping up on major labels during the same time. The band are as tight as they ever were – and they're rolling like a non-stop locomotive with a horn-heavy groove on classics like "Jungle Boogie" and "Hollywood Swinging", while also showing hints of their strong mellow future on the cut "Wild & Peaceful". The album also includes the massive two part jammer "Funky Stuff" and "More Funky Stuff", plus "This Is You, This Is Me" and "Life Is What You Make It". LP, Vinyl record album

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NWAEfil4zaggin (limited 3-D lenticular cover) ... LP
Ruthless, 1991. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.98
A stone classic from the west coast scene – and a record that just seems to get better and better over the years! What sounded like a disappointing, and way too calculatedly provocative follow-up to Straight Outta Compton back in 1991 now sounds to us like the peak of Dr. Dre's career as a producer. The wall of sound here is massive – and dare we say it, almost up to par with the Bomb Squad's work with Public Enemy and the expatriate Ice Cube at the time. Plus, with the passing of the years, we can now find a lot more darkly humorous moments in all of the ultra-violent, damn near Clockwork Orange level mischief. Titles include "Real Niggaz Don't Die", "Niggaz 4 Life", "Appetite For Destruction", "Findum, F*ckum, & Flee", and many more. LP, Vinyl record album
(In a 3D lenticular sleeve.)
 
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✨✧ Alessandro AlessandroniPanoramic Feeling + Le Film Trouve – A Panoramic Experience (clear vinyl pressing with bonus DVD) ... LP
Flipper/Dagored (Italy), 1971. New Copy LP & DVD ... $32.99
A beautiful sound library gem from the legendary Alessandro Alessandroni – recorded for the commercial Flipper label, and issued publicly here for the first time ever! The music is sublime – that side of Alessandroni that came closest to the bossa and vocal styles of Ennio Morricone in the late 60s – with lots of breezy rhythms at the bottom, and a blend of instrumental passages, wordless chorus lines from I Cantori Moderni, and even some of that famous whistling from Alessandroni himself! We especially love the chorus bits – as they almost feel like The Swingle Singers trying to follow an Edda Dell'Orso sort of pathy – blended here with cool keyboards, including some totally wonderful electric harpsichord! Titles include "Young Flirt", "Green Hills", "North Wind", "Car Drive", "White Sands", and "Love Feeling". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the DVD "Le Film Trouve – A Panoramic Experience" – featuring footage from amateur films from around the world!)

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ALOFollow The Yarn (10 inch EP) (2016 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Republic, 2016. New Copy ... $14.99
A pair of studio tracks from the Tangle of Time album sessions and plus live track from TOT tour. LP, Vinyl record album

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Chelsea Louise BerlinRave Art – Flyers Invitations & Members Cards From The Birth Of Acid House Culbs & Raves (hardcover) ... Book
Carlton (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $6.99 29.95
Remember the years before the internet and social media – when people had to communicate special news using real world, physical means? Notes passed in class, posters on walls, and gig flyers were all a hell of a lot more important then than they are now – and that whole means of communication took on an even more important role during the late 80s/early 90s years of rave culture! This beautiful book takes us back to the secret networks that drove the scene back in those days – when gigs were mostly illegal, and only publicized through handbills and flyers, circulated only by hand, but bringing in crowds by the thousands. The book presents vintage rave invites and club cards from the glory days of the London scene – all in vivid color, which really brings out the great graphics used to promote the events. Book is almost 200 pages, hardcover. Book

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✨✧ James BlakeJames Blake ... LP
Universal Republic, 2011. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
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(UK Atlas pressing on heavy vinyl! Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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Chamber Of ChillsChamber Of Chills Vol 4 – November 1953 to December 1954 – Issues 20-26 (slip-cased hardcover) ... Book
PS Artbooks (UK), 1953/1954. New Copy ... $11.99 69.99
One of the amazing horror comics published by Harvey Comics in the pre-code years of the early 50s – and a publication that was noted for its wealth of creepy stories and equally chilling images! Harvey may have been the home to Casper the ghost, but on the horror tip they were something else entirely – publisher of some of the most gruesome material in the years before comics got cleaned up in the mid 50s – with some of the best artists as well! Some of these stories are a clear attempt to copy the more famous style of EC Comics, but the Chamber Of Chills material also has a charm that's all its own – a rough approach to stories, which often leads to wonderfully lurid artwork – handled in this volume by Bob Powell, Manny Stallman, John Giunta, Howard Nostrand, Lee Elias, Jack Sparling, and others – in stories that include "Dust Unto Dust", "Invasion", "Grave's End", "I Vampire", "Grim Years", "Credit & Loss", and more. 288 pages, full color, and hardcover. Book
(Limited edition – hardcover book in slipcase!)

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Ericka Blount DanoisLove Peace & Soul – Behind The Scenes Of America's Favorite Dance Show – Soul Train Classic Moments ... Book
Back Beat, 2013. New Copy ... $5.99 24.99
One of the greatest soul music TV shows ever (and one that originated in Chicago, too!) – presented here in deep detail with loads of interesting stories and anecdotes too! The book's almost a more personal history of the show than a technical one – but that's OK with us, because it really gets at the tales behind those iconic images on the screen – and the all-pro presentation of Don Cornelius too. And, in addition to the main body of the book, the publication also includes this massive show-by-show list of appearances – for 37 seasons of Soul Train, including the later rerun years – with details on the performers and dates for each show, in a section that's over 50 pages in length! The book also includes some nice color images in the middle, and is 243 pages, softcover. Book

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Rudolf DasekInterlanding ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the more dynamic albums from guitarist Rudolph Dasek – thanks to a group with Andrew Cyrille on drums! Also features Karel Ruzicka on piano and Zbigniew Wegehaupft on bass. LP, Vinyl record album

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Gang Of FourSolid Gold (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.99
A stunning second set from the mighty Gang Of Four – and a record that's got all the power and politics of their famous Entertainment debut! The set's got some wonderfully heavy basslines amidst the scratchy guitar that makes the group so great – but nothing's too polished, certainly not as in their crossover club modes to come – and the call/response vocal style of Andy Gill and Jon King is tremendous – a very fresh way to deliver the message, and one that's still never been matched all these many years later. Titles include "Paralyzed", "What We All Want", "Why Theory", "If I Could Keep It For Myself", "Cheeseburger", "The Republic", "Outside The Trains Don't Run On Time", "In The Ditch", "A Hole In The Wallet", and "He'd Send In The Army". LP, Vinyl record album

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Victor Gorelick & Craig Yoe (editors)Art Of Archie – The Covers (hardcover) ... Book
Archie Books, 2013. New Copy ... $8.99 29.99
Almost 70 years of images from the legendary Archie Comics – a big book that brings together some of the best cover art from that long-running publication – plus lots of other related comics as well! Our favorite bits here are from the 40s, 50s, and 60s – when the comic was creating its own aesthetic, and graced by some incredible artists – but the book also includes some surprisingly decent images from later years, too – and all covers are presented in full color, some on very large oversized pages, some fitting comfortably together in clusters on the big pages too. The book offers looks at key Archie artists – like Bob Montana, Dan DeCarlo, Samm Schwartz, and Harry Lucey – as well as little bundles of thematic elements that repeat nicely over the years, sometimes in interesting ways. There's a few bits of original art, too – and every image comes with text that includes the date and artist. Book is 157 pages, very large, hardcover, and in full color! Book
(Small remainder mark on spine.)

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HamaTorodi ... LP
Mississippi/Sahel Sounds, 2015. New Copy ... $14.99
Very cool keyboard work from this keyboardist from the Republic Of Niger – all work composed and created on a Yamaha PSR 64, but done with a style that really links back to older West African traditions too! The music is hardly the cold keyboards you might expect from the instrument – and instead layers these long-spiraling lines over rhythms in a way that's extremely hypnotic, and equally warm – almost taking us back to some of the cross-cultural experiments Brian Eno was doing with African musicians at the end of the 70s! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Tagout", "Torodi", "Atarghine", and "Khoumeissa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 with screenprinted covers.)

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Dian HansonDian Hanson's History Of Pin-up Magazines Vols 1 to 3 (hardcover) ... Book
Taschen (Germany), 2013. New Copy ... $15.99 39.99
A beautiful history of the girlie magazine in the 20th Century – served up in a package that's as striking as the publications themselves! This three volume set is a smaller edition of the previous books by Dian Hanson – but it's still a hell of a heavy package, with each hardcover book in very lavish color, contained within a heavy slipcover that even has printing on the inside as well! Hanson and other writers take on publications that range from art guidebooks, to naturist and physical culture guides, to mens magazines, and more – in a series that runs up to the 60s, and stops before any of the bigger mainstream porn books of the 70s! There's plenty of nude bodies inside, but most of the shots are relatively tasteful – with aesthetics that run from art nouveau and art deco, to the airbrushed ladies of early Playboy and Adam Magazine. The three books contain over 800 pages between them – filled with reproductions of magazine covers, inside shots, and more – and some very illuminating history as well. Book

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Rian HughesLifestyle Illustration Of The 60s ... Book
Fiell (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $10.99 45.00
A gorgeous book of magazine illustrations from the 60s – pulled from fashion, lifestyle, and other publications of the period – and wrapped up here in a totally book that's every bit as seductive as the image on its cover! The images here represent a key moment in illustration – a point when things were getting a lot more colorful and vibrant, and somewhat abstract as well – a shift that you can really follow through the roughly chronological progress of the hundreds of images inside – all of which are in very vibrant color, and presented away from any of the text from their original appearances. Yet by their nature, the images are very narrative in themselves – and seem to tell these tiny little tales of love, loss, and longing – all in a range of pastels, watercolors, and inks. 464 pages, full color, and very beautifully done! Book

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It's Psychedelic Baby!Issue 2 ... Magazine
Guerssen (Spain), 2016. New Copy ... $10.99
If the title doesn't give it away, the contents certainly do – a heady helping of articles that definitely live up to the psychedelic promise on the cover! The magazine really digs deep – way more so than other psych publications we've seen – and the scope of material here is pretty obscure, and very well-covered – with articles on Bob Martin, Dana Westover, David Bixby, Michael Yonkers, William Nowick, Merrell Fankhauser, The Tree People, and other talents from the psychedelic underground – served up alongside a host of reviews – both of vintage psych titles and some contemporary gems too! Magazine

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JamSetting Sons ... LP
Polydor/Republic, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 24.99
The Jam close out the 70s with one of their greatest records – one that shows Paul Weller's songwriting skill in much more impressive light than on their earlier albums! Weller's really come into his own here as sharp-witted chronicler of daily life here, particularly from point of view of a young adult with vivid memory of his childhood – lyrically, it's excellent work, but in focusing too much on the songwriting craft you run the risk of glossing over just how exciting The Jam are as a band. The production is brighter and fuller bodied than before, but they're still a fierce band, really letting it rip at times, but increasing focus on melody and mood is pretty remarkable step forward. Titles include "Burning Sky", "Smithers Jones", "Eton Rifles", "Strange Town", "Thick As Thieves", and "Heat Wave". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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