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Clarinet SummitClarinet Summit Vol 2 – In Concert At The Public Theater ... LP
India Navigation, 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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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Gil EvansLive At The Public Theater (New York 1980) Vol II ... LP
Trio (Japan), 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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 two Evans originals – "Copenhagen Sight" and "Zee Zee" plus others like "Sirhan's Blues", a Jimi Hendrix song "Stone Free", and Mingus' "Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Kelis featuring NasIn Public (clean, dirty) ... 12-inch
White Label, 2005. Near Mint- ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Larry MillettMurder Has A Public Face – Crime & Punishment In The Speed Graphic Era (hardcover) ... Book
Borealis, 2008. New Copy ... $4.99 29.95
Gritty crime photographs from the 40s – all pulled from the files of the St Paul Pioneer Press in the Twin Cities – which turned out to be a pretty dangerous place at the time! There's some great shots in here that rival the work of Weegee in New York – bodies and crime scenes, presented in stark, bleak, unabashed black and white photographs – and other images detail the aftermath of the crimes – the criminals and courtrooms, plus other images as well. But the book's also not just photographs, as it includes plenty of true crime details on the events – as well as the photographic journalism culture of the time – presented in a heavy, artbook-styled volume. 118 pages, hardcover, and filled with black and white images. Book

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MomusPublic Intellectual – An Anthology 1986 to 2016 (3CD set) ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), Late 80s/1990s/2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99
A wonderful collection of work from the always-great Momus – one of our favorite singer/songwriters of the past 40 years, a talent who really moves forward territory inspired by the work of Jacques Brel, Serge Gainsbourg, and George Brassens – and an artist who's given us so much incredible music during his career! The set really does a great job of spanning Momus' full career – from the acoustic start of his early Cherry Red albums and singles, to the open stylistic space of his music for Creation Records – where he shifted his ear for a catchy tune and sinister storyline into some really wonderful tracks – back to his return to Cherry Red and then formation of his own label – where he's continued to explore a fantastic array of topics with his undeniable wit. And in case you're wondering – the "public intellectual" title is a bit of a joke, taken from his classic "I Was A Maoist Intellectual" track from the 80s – but it's also somewhat fitting, given the incredible depth of his songwriting (although sadly, Momus has never hit the fame he deserves – which would make him a true public intellectual.) There's so many wonderful tracks on this set, we can't even count them all – and the collection's especially great for presenting some of the later Creation material that's been very hard to get in recent years. 3CD set features a whopping 56 tracks in all – plus notes on the tunes by Momus himself – and titles that include "Spacewalk", "Enlightenment", "The Ephephobe", "Paper Wraps Rock", "Flame Into Being", "The Homosexual", "How Do You Find My Sister", "Shaftesbury Avenue", "Summer Holiday 1999", "Ventriloquists & Dolls", "Born To Be Adored", "The Age Of Information", "London 1888", "The Art Creep", "The Hiker", "System Of Usher", "Widow Twanky", "Nervous Heartbeat", and "The Cheque's In The Post". CD

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Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet ... LP
Def Jam, 1990. Very Good ... $24.99
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
(Dutch pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)
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Fear Of A Black Planet (3D lenticular cover) ... LP 27.99
Fear Of A Black Planet (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet (3D lenticular cover) ... LP
Def Jam, 1990. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 34.99
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!)
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Fear Of A Black Planet ... LP 24.99
Fear Of A Black Planet (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Def Jam, 1990. New Copy 2CD (reissue)... $19.99 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
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Fear Of A Black Planet ... LP 24.99
Fear Of A Black Planet (3D lenticular cover) ... LP 27.99

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Public NuisanceGotta Survive ... CD
Frantic, Mid/Late 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $24.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Saheb Sarbib & His Multinational Big BandLive At The Public Theater ... LP
Cadence, 1981. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Includes the extended "Concerto For Rahsaan" – and features solos from Jemeel Moondoc and Mark Whitecage on alto, Jack Walrath on trumpet, Pete Chavez on tenor, and Steve Groves on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Greg OsbyPublic ... CD
Blue Note, 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Public Image LimitedPlastic Box ... CD
Virgin, Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. Used 4CD ... Out Of Stock
CD
(Includes booklet and slipcase.)

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✨✧ Public Enemy, EU & OthersDo The Right Thing – Soundtrack ... LP
Motown, 1989. Used ... Out Of Stock
The classic soundtrack to Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing – lead, of course, by Public Enemy's "Fight The Power" – and beyond that is a pretty wonderful, and not always as intense cross-section of some of the finer urban soul and New Jack Swing, circa '89, breezy vocal-centric R&B, a touch of Latin and Afro-Carribbean pop. The Bed-Stuy melting pot bubbles over to tragic consequences in the film, but the diverse soundtrack is plenty harmonious, and sounds fresh to this day. Includes "My Fantasy" by Teddy Riley featuring Guy, "Never Explain Love" by Al Jarreau, "Party Hearty" by EU, "Tu Y Yo" by Ruben Blades, "Can't Stand It" by Steel Pulse and "Don't Shoot Me" by Take 6. LP, Vinyl record album

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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)... Out Of Stock
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)... Out Of Stock
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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DJ NehpetsGhetto Revenge EP ... 12-inch
Public Housing, 2002. Very Good ... $11.99
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VariousJapan Bashing Volume 1 ... 7-inch
Public Bath, 1990. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $2.99
Includes songs by The Boredoms, UFO Or Die, Omoide-Hatoba, and Hanadensha. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes the insert.)
 
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Bar-KaysSang & Dance/Son Of Shaft ... 7-inch
Volt, 1971. Very Good- ... $3.99
Original single of the funk track "Sang and Dance", backed by one of the Bar-Kays greatest tracks – the totally funky "Son of Shaft"! The cut's a great one, with wild funky wah wah guitar that's been sampled by everyone from Public Enemy to Bomb The Bass! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Orange label pressing. Labels are stained and flaky.)

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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 ... $15.99
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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✨✧ Alan ClaysonSerge Gainsbourg – A View From The Exterior ... Book
Sanctuary (UK), 1998. New Copy Book ... $2.99 12.95
One of the few English language looks we've ever seen at the music of Serge Gainsbourg – a well-penned biography that covers all of his classic years in a fair bit of detail! Author Alan Clayson does a good job of paying as much attention to the music as he does to Serge's celebrity – defining elements that make particular records or musical moments so great – and never getting too bogged down in the more sensational elements of Gainsbourg's life. We really appreciate that – as Serge has always had plenty to offer way past the headlines – and if anything, he's probably best remembered in this century for his key musical contributions much more than his public life. There's a bunch of black and white photos in the middle of the book, but the rest is text – and the softcover edition runs for 244 pages, with a helpful index of Gainsbourg compositions in the back! Book

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✨✧ Alice CooperSchool's Out ... CD
Warner/Flashback, 1972. Used ... $4.99
So many great ones – including "School's Out", plus "Grande Finale", "Alma Mater", "Public Animal", "Street Fight", and "Gutter Cat Vs The Jets". CD

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John CorbettSun Ra & Aye Aton – Space, Interiors, & Exteriors 1972 ... Book
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 27.99
Amazing images from the universe of Sun Ra – a mixture of rare photographs and mural images painted by Aye Aton – sometime percussionist with the Arkestra, and a heck of a great painter too! The book begins with these stunning full color photographs of Ra on the set of Space Is The Place – images from 1972 that echo the cover of the album of the same name, but which feature a costumed Ra in a number of different settings – including a few parking lot shots that make him look like a true visitor from the cosmos, briefly walking on our planet! The bigger second half of the book features photographs of murals painted by Aton (who's also known as Robert Underwood) – all of them spacey and trippy, and in a similar spirit to the Saturn Records album covers – except these were all painted on walls and ceilings, in very vivid colors. Aye painted many images in the Arkestra commune in Philly – and other paintings appear to be from the south side of Chicago – and all work here is seen by the wider public for the first time ever. Archivist John Corbett provides an essay with the book to situate the work – and the whole thing's a vivid visual treat for any fan of Sun Ra! Book

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Bill CosbyBill Cosby Talks To Kids About Drugs ... LP
Uni, 1971. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A great relic – not only of the time, when drugs were exploding on the public consciousness, but also of Cosby's career – when he was making the shift from hip African-American comic into his 70s kid-centric mode! The set – as you'd guess from the title – has Bill talking to kids about drugs – but in a funny, very knowledgeable way that almost makes drugs seem like a good thing at times! Added to the whole party effect is some great use of music – including some nice funky and jazzy bits that are really great – and which have a similar feel to some of the other music heard on Bill's albums on Uni. Great stuff all around – with titles that include "Dope Pusher Song", "Captain Junkie Song", "Bill Talks About Pushers & Other Bad Things", "Order In The Classroom", and "Introduction & Downers & Uppers". LP, Vinyl record album

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Miles DavisLive At The Fillmore East – It's About That Time ... CD
Columbia, 1970. Used 2CDs ... $6.99
Previously-unreleased live work by one of Miles Davis' most important groups ever – a Bitches Brew-era lineup, playing live at the Fillmore East a month before the record was released to the public – which makes this performance one of the first times the world had ever heard jams like this! The group's heavy on rhythm here – a rumbling groove brought up from the bottom, courtesy of the drums of Jack Dejohnette, basses of Dave Holland, and percussion of Airto – sewn together beautifully by the Fender Rhodes work of Chick Corea – easily some of the noisiest sounds the instrument ever produced! Miles plays trumpet, and Wayne Shorter's on soprano and tenor sax – on titles that include "Directions", "Spanish Key", "Masqualero", "Miles Runs The Voodoo Down", "Bitches Brew", and "It's About That Time/Willie Nelson". CD
(Does not include slipcase from image.)

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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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Gil EvansOut Of The Cool ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange and black label mono pressing, with RVG stamp.)

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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

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✨✧ Mieke Gerritzen/Minke Kampman/Marjolijn Ruyg/SophiI Don't Know Where I'm Going But I Want To Be There – The Expanding Field Of Graphic Design 1900 to 2020 ... Book
Bis (Netherlands), 2010. New Copy ... $4.99 32.00
A book that's as beautiful as the subject it covers – the changing world of graphic design in the past hundred years or so – served up with beautiful images of the best examples! The book takes key work from the past and juxtaposes it with the present – offering dates and background on both, and presenting the images in ways that really show their lineage and evolution over time – kind of an erratic timeline, bent in ways to stop at all the right moments along the way! And despite the "graphic design" in the title, the book also looks at lots of other artforms besides paper – the shifting way that design has influenced public art, fashion, and everday objects around the world. 141 pages, full color, softcover, in a slipcover. Book

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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
Also available Resolutionary – Songs 1979 to 1982 ... LP 19.99

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Vivien GoldmanResolutionary – Songs 1979 to 1982 ... LP
99 Records/Staubgold (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Resolutionary – Songs 1979 to 1982 ... CD 16.99

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Gregory IsaacsSlum In Dub ... CD
Burning Sounds/Secret (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $10.99 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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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 (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99

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JBsFood For Thought (180 gram pressing) ... LP
People, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
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 21.99

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✨✧ James P JohnsonClassic James P Johnson Sessions 1921 to 1943 (6CD set) ... CD
Mosaic, 1920s/1930s/Early 40s. New Copy 6 CDs ... $101.99 102.00
An incredible journey in music – one that documents the importance of pianist James P Johnson in a variety of different settings – from the earliest years of jazz, right on up through the boogie woogie and swing generations as well! The set is exactly the sort that Mosaic Records can do best – as it brings together material from a variety of different labels, almost all of which was originally released on the 78rpm format – which makes the process far more of an historical achievement than just a collection of previously-issued albums! Instead, the music here comes from over 50 different sessions – some which feature Johnson on solo piano, some with vocalists such as Rosa Henderson, Martha Copeland, Roy Evans, Ethel Waters, Clarence Williams, Lavinia Turner, Bessie Smith, and others – and still more with a variety of important ensembles of the 20s and 30s – whose music Johnson certainly helped inform. The package also features key performances with Williams' group – and as is standard with Mosaic, the notes and session details alone are worth the price of admission. The 6CD set features a whopping 158 titles in all – all beautifully remastered, and presented with far more than you'll ever find in one of those shoddy public domain sets. A true testament to the range of Johnson's music in these years – and long overdue! CD

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Jun KamachiWestern Name Board Of Advertising Design 1958 to 1988 ... Book
Graphics (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $24.99
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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AliasCivil Defense (debt, danny, dub, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
Persona, 1984. Very Good+ ... $109.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Republic Disco sleeve, with an index label. Labels have a "Just Published" stamp.)

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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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Matt BakerCanteen Kate (hardcover) ... Book
CSP, Early 50s. New Copy ... $8.99 28.99
Rare work from the great Matt Baker – a cartoonist best known for his sexy superhero Phantom Lady in the 40s, and for a number of other "good girl" features during the golden age of comics! Canteen Kate comes from a few years later – all these strips ran in the first few years of the fifties – and features a lovely lass in short pants, as the only female on a Marine base – with the kind of antics you might expect! Kate's a bit less exposed than some of Baker's earlier heroines, but more than makes up for the lack of skin with a great sense of humor – wit that wasn't present in some of Matt's earlier work, and which really makes these stories come together. The whole thing's a bit like a 50s version of Milt Caniff's Male Call, in comic book form. Stories appeared in the St John publications Fightin Marines and Canteen Kate – and the book is 160 pages, full color, and hardcover. Book

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BartokString Quartets Nos 5 & 6 – Talich Quartet ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1981. Very Good+ ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Bing CrosbyGoing Hollywood Vol 4 – 1944 to 1949 ... CD
Jasmine (Czech Republic), Mid 40s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Jaro FabryArt Of Fashion, Style, & Hollywood In The 1930s & 1940s ... Book
Hermes, 2014. New Copy ... $4.99 29.99
Cartoons, magazine covers, and other illustrations from the fantastic Jaro Fabray – pulled from a range of publications in the 30s and 40s, and laid out alongside with other archival drawings as well! The book's as beautiful as its cover – and offers up a modern take on a changing American mode – leaner, cleaner ways of presenting the body and the beautiful – with a style that's somewhere in a lineage that runs from Peter Arno up to the contemporary work of Seth. There's a good deal of wit in Fabray's images – especially in his juxtaposition of characters and class – and the book is 112 pages, softcover, in full color throughout. Book

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FranckPsyche – Jean Fournet/Czech Philharmonic Chorus/Prague Symphony Orchestra ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1965. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $3.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Michel Frizot & Cedric De VeigyVU – The Story Of A Magazine (hardcover) ... Book
Thames & Hudson, 2009. New Copy ... $11.99 75.00
That VU isn't the Velvet Underground – but instead the title of an amazing French magazine from the prewar years – still a landmark in graphic design, and presented here in a very large, very vivid book that offers up pages and pages from the original publication! The book begins with a bit of history, then quickly moves into reproductions of articles and full pages that ran in VU during the 30s – with an especially strong focus on its revolutionary approach to photography – which was almost the magazine's answer to the newsreel styles of the time. The images spin out on paper in ways that still are quite striking and revolutionary – some in action montages, some in collage, some juxtaposed with almost surreal effect – and the book is over 300 pages, and is the closest you'll ever come to experiencing this landmark publication! Super-heavy, hardcover, and lavish artbook style presentation. Book

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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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GZA/GeniusBeneath The Surface ... LP
MCA, 1999. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Incredible solo GZA effort – and the killer follow up to Liquid Swords! Beneath The Surface really does bubble underneath the surface, legacy-wise (for no earlyish Wu-Tang completists, anyway) – simply because Liquid Swords broke so much ground and casts such a long shadow. Not being Liquid Swords is no flaw, friends – this is another masterpiece and an essential late 90s hip hop classic! Includes "Hip Hop Fury", "Breaker, Breaker", "Mic Trippin", "Publicity", "Feel Like An Enemy", "Victim", "Crash Your Crew" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby HackettAt The Jazz Band Ball – 1938 to 1940 ... CD
Jasmine (Czech Republic), Late 30s. Used ... $5.99
CD

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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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Eddie HendersonPrecious Moment ... CD
Kind Of Blue, 2005. Used ... $2.99
Eddie Henderson's one of those players who's only grown better and better over the years – first starting out to great fame as a Miles-esque trumpeter working with electric grooves in the 70s – then moving onto really transform and grow as a musician over decades' worth of lesser-publicized recordings! This set's a great example of that growth – as Henderson blows with a careful, soulful vibe that's really wonderful – still some of the airy tones of years back, but phrasing that's a lot more complicated – and a way of mixing slightly sinister moments with sweeter styles that really keep things interesting, even on the mellower tracks in the set. Henderson plays both trumpet and flugelhorn, and the rest of the group features Kevin Hayes on piano, Ed Howard on bass, and Billy Hart on drums – on titles that include "Wild Flower", "Dance Cadaverous", "Precious Moment", "To Wisdom The Prize", and "Blue In Green". CD
(Note: CD is missing back artwork in case – and is priced accordingly.)

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HoneggerSymphony No 2 (For String Orchestra)/Symphony No 3 (Liturgical) – Serge Baudo/Czech Philharmonic Orchestra ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1962. Very Good+ ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label stereo pressing. Cover has some edge wear and light ringwear.)

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KicksIssue 7 ... Magazine
Kicks, 1992. New Copy ... $11.99
A stunningly deep issue of Kicks magazine – the important precursor to Norton Records, and still one of the most thorough, well-written rock publications we can think of! This 7th issue features a huge article on garage legends The Trashmen – plus other underground rock legends Ron Haydock, Rudy Grayzell, Esquerita, Andy Starr, The Rock-A-Teens, and Iguanas – plus looks at Las Vegas Rock & Roll, and Mexican garage bands! Text is incredibly deep – and very playfully written, at a level that illuminates these musicians as much as later Norton reissues would do – and the issue is a whopping 100 pages, but reads like a full book. Magazine

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James King & The CinemaSound OrchestraCliffhanger! – Music From The Classic Republic Serials ... CD
Varese, 1996. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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James King & The CinemaSound OrchestraMusic Of Republic – The Early Years – 1937 to 1941 ... CD
Cinedisc, 1992. Used ... $5.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Itaru MitaAmbient Definitive 1958 to 2013 ... Book
P-Vine (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $31.99
A very cool book – and way different than you might expect from the title – as the discography doesn't only focus on contemporary ambient albums, but instead traces a history of moody sounds from the late 50s onwards! The publication is one of the most interesting Japanese discographies we've seen so far – filled with an evolving conception of ambient sounds, through jazz, acid folk, kraut rock, electronic music, and a host of other styles that predate Brian Eno's 70s experiments in ambient – and all the many Eno-inspired projects to follow! As with most Japanese discographies, the book has images of record covers, with dates, labels, and artists in English – plus a small review in Japanese – and even if you can't understand that last bit, you can still understand plenty from the way the book breaks down the music into various years and styles. 270 pages, full color, with lots of images! Book

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MozartString Quartet In B Flat Major (Hunting)/String Quartet In D Minor – Smetana Quartet ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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