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Allman Brothers BandReach For The Sky ... LP
Arista, 1980. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Cover has a few creases, including one across the bottom.)

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BFGWestern Sky ... 12-inch
Attica (UK), 1987. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Samuel BlaserPieces Of Old Sky (LP sleeve pressing) ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2009. Used ... $9.99
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CalderaCaldera/Sky Islands ... CD
Capitol/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy ... $14.99
A pair of killers from this jazzy Latin combo of the 70s! First up is the self-title Caldera album – a jazzy Latin fusion classic – and the first album by the border-crossing combo! The group features both North and South American players – coming together in a hard-riffing approach to fusion that rivals the best fusion combos of both the California and Brazilian scenes at the time. There's a few nice moments that really belie their more southern roots – and recall the choppy fusion of Airto, or the vocal scatting of Flora – but the set's also got a sunny west coast finish, thanks to some wonderful production from Wayne Henderson – who kicks things up in a way that the group hardly matched on later albums! Guest stars include Raul De Souza and Roberto Da Silva – and titles include the funk classic "Coastin", plus "Guanacaste", "Out Of The Blue", "El Juguete", and "Synesthesia". Nest is Sky Islands – a set that's recorded with a smooth soulful style that's right up there with the best of the Capitol Rare generation! Caldera mixes together nice jazzy saxes with guitars, percussion, and some great keyboard work by Eduardo Del Barrio – all produced by the group with a sweet arching style that's very much in the Brazilian fusion style of the time – a wonderful blend that also gets a dose of California warmth, which is just the right element to send the whole thing home nicely! Tracks include the classic "Sky Islands", plus "Pegasus", "Carnavalito", "Triste", and "Ancient Source". CD

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Dave DouglasSingle Sky ... CD
Greenleaf, 2009. Used ... $5.99
A beautiful big band project from trumpeter Dave Douglas – done in close collaboration with Jim McNeely, acting as artist in residence and conductor for the Frankfurt Radio Big Band! The ensemble's got a hell of an artistic approach – and they work perfectly here in re-imagining Douglas' music for a larger group – partly with help from Douglas on a few tracks penned specifically for big band, but also with key direction from McNeely, who rearranged some of the others. Dave gets in some strong solos on the date – but other standout players include Staffan Weber and Oliver Leicht on reeds, Peter Feil and Christian Jaksjo on trombones, and Tony Lakatos on tenor and flute. Titles include "A Single Sky", "Persistence Of Memory", "Blockbuster", "Bury Me Standing", "The Presidents", and "Campaign Trail". CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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Curtis FullerCabin In The Sky ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... $14.99
A very unique album by Curtis Fuller – quite different than any of his other records at the time! The session has Curtis blowing on tunes from the score to Cabin In The Sky – arranged by Manny Albam, and performed by a large group that includes Freddy Hubbard, Hank Jones, and Bob Brookmeyer. Far from the snoozy outing that you might guess from the title, the album's actually a deeply spiritual album that has Fuller playing in warm rich tones that he rarely achieves elsewhere. The backing is sensitive, and doesn't get in the way – and instead creates a magical pillow of sound that allows Fuller to craft these warm and sweet notes that are really wonderful. Titles include "The Prayer", "Savannah", "Love Turned The Light Out", and "Love Me Tomorrow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with a Van Gelder stamp. Cover has wear and masking tape along the spine & seams.)

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Emmylou HarrisPieces Of The Sky ... CD
Warner, 1975. Used ... $3.99
Includes "Too Far Gone", "Sleepless Nights", "Coat of Many Colors", "Boulder To Birmingham", "Bottle Let Me Down", and "Queen Of The Silver Dollar". CD
(Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Jon IrabagonBehind The Sky ... CD
Irabbagast, 2015. Used ... $10.99
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✨✧ KamasutraRunning Away (blue sky, red sky, green sky, black sky, yellow sky, orange sky) ... 12-inch
Wild Flower (Italy), 1993. Very Good+ 2x12" (pic cover)... $9.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Lori LiebermanGun Metal Sky ... LP
Drive On, 2011. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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Midnight OilBlue Sky Mining ... LP
Columbia, 1990. Very Good+ ... $8.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Cene Resnik Quartet LiveFrom The Sky ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2014. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Keith Rowe & Toshimaru NakamuraWeather Sky ... CD
Erstwhile, 2001. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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San Sebastian Strings/Rod McKuen/Anita KerrSea/Earth/Sky (3CD set) ... CD
Warner/El (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $19.99
An incredible trio of records from an incredible studio trio – poet Rod McKuen, arranger Anita Kerr, and her excellent San Sebastian Strings! The artists came together on a run of very successful albums for Warner Brothers in the late 60s – but this sweet little set may well be their ultimate package – a trio of differently-themed records, all based around topical poetry by McKuen – recited either by Rod himself, or by narrators Jesse Pearson or Gene Merlino on some of the records – all at a level that's got this really weird and wonderful late 60s sort of masculine vibe – a post-Sinatra, pre-hippie quality – too old for the younger generation, but more than open about the desires and passions that drive them – as well as the disappointments and melancholy that visit along the way. Kerr's arrangements are beautiful – very different than her Nashville work, and with a mature soundtrack sort of presence – really filling the words with the right sort of musical moods. Special box presents all three albums as they were in the original LP box set – complete with album cover art, and a replica of the original booklet! CD

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✨✧ Sky Sunlight Saxon & Fire WallDestiny's Children ... LP
PVC, 1986. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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✨✧ Wayne Shorter/Eddie Gomez/Jack DeJohnette/Dave LieTribute To John Coltrane – Live Under The Sky ... CD
King (Japan), 1987. New Copy ... $16.99
A well-remembered live set that's way more than just a record that relies on its "tribute" status to get it across – and instead a really smoking set that's as much a standout moment for reedmen Wayne Shorter and Dave Liebman as it is a tribute to John Coltrane! In fact, the whole thing may be much more Shorter and Liebman-like than you'd expect – with really creative, compelling, and individual work from both players on soprano sax – stretched out over a trio of Coltrane tunes that take on very fresh interpretation on the record – in a quintet that also includes Richie Beirach on piano, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums. Titles include "After The Rain/Naima", "India/Impressions", and "Mr PC". CD

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Wayne Shorter/Eddie Gomez/Jack DeJohnette/Dave LieTribute To John Coltrane – Live Under The Sky ... LP
Columbia, 1989. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A well-remembered live set that's way more than just a record that relies on its "tribute" status to get it across – and instead a really smoking set that's as much a standout moment for reedmen Wayne Shorter and Dave Liebman as it is a tribute to John Coltrane! In fact, the whole thing may be much more Shorter and Liebman-like than you'd expect – with really creative, compelling, and individual work from both players on soprano sax – stretched out over a trio of Coltrane tunes that take on very fresh interpretation on the record – in a quintet that also includes Richie Beirach on piano, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums. Titles include "After The Rain/Naima", "India/Impressions", and "Mr PC". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes original inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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SkySky (Ariola) ... LP
Ariola, 1975. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A classic blend of fusion, rock, and so many other styles – heard here in the groundbreaking debut of Sky! The group features musicians from a surprisingly wide range – the strongest of which is acoustic guitarist John Williams, who'd already had a great run of classical recordings for Columbia Records in the late 60s and early 70s – but steps out here in a very different vein, alongside bold bass from Herbie Flowers (of Brit sound library fame), and lots of great keyboards from Francis Monkman – who first rose to fame in the group Curved Air! The use of acoustic guitar, combined with Williams' virtuosity, gives the record a very different feel than usual albums of this nature – no too-jamming moments, and instead a surprisingly deft, yet light touch on the guitar – one that's never drowned out by the rest of the group. This sense of space really comes to light on the album's reading of Eric Satie's "Gymnopedie No 1" – and other titles include "Westway", "Where Opposites Meet", "Danza", "Cannonball", and "Carillon". LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Includes original inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Karlheinz StockhausenIn The Sky I Am Walking – American Indian Songs – Helga Hamm Albrecht/Karl O Barkey/Stockhausen ... LP
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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David TornOnly Sky ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2015. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Mark through slipcover barcode.)
 
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ClusterSowiesoso ... CD
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
A key chapter in the career of the legendary Cluster – one that has the German duo of Hans-Joachim Rodelius and Dieter Moebius stepping back from their fuller sound of records past – hitting a spare, spacious, lightly electronic sound that would have a huge impact on modern music for many years to come! The feel here is similar to some of the pair's work with Brian Eno, but even more spare overall – often quiet, and almost organic at times – even though most instrumentation comes from electric guitar, keyboards, and analogue electronics. There's an understated quality to the record that makes for a key break from the overindulgence of prog – a move that Cluster made brilliantly to keep themselves healthy for many years to come! Titles include "Zum Wohl", "Sowiesoso", "Halwa", "Dem Wanderer", "Umleitung", and "Es War Einmal". CD
Also available Sowiesoso (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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ClusterSowiesoso (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A key chapter in the career of the legendary Cluster – one that has the German duo of Hans-Joachim Rodelius and Dieter Moebius stepping back from their fuller sound of records past – hitting a spare, spacious, lightly electronic sound that would have a huge impact on modern music for many years to come! The feel here is similar to some of the pair's work with Brian Eno, but even more spare overall – often quiet, and almost organic at times – even though most instrumentation comes from electric guitar, keyboards, and analogue electronics. There's an understated quality to the record that makes for a key break from the overindulgence of prog – a move that Cluster made brilliantly to keep themselves healthy for many years to come! Titles include "Zum Wohl", "Sowiesoso", "Halwa", "Dem Wanderer", "Umleitung", and "Es War Einmal". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sowiesoso ... CD 14.99

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Cluster & EnoCluster & Eno ... CD
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
A key meeting between 2 important forces in electronic music in the 70s – the increasingly-experimental Brian Eno and the Cluster team of Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius! Unlike the trio's other album, this one's an all-instrumental affair – one that takes the atmospherics of Cluster, and gives them a darker Eno edge – in a way that gives the record an incredibly moody feel, and predates endless electronic work to come in the 90s. There's a spare brilliance here that's almost indescribable – songs that are hardly songs, sounds that slide back into silence – but somehow the whole thing's got a power that's far beyond the sum of its very small parts. Titles include "Wehrmut", "Fur Luise", "One", and "Die Bunge". CD

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Brian Eno/Moebius/RoedeliusAfter The Heat ... CD
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
Probably the best of the Brian Eno/Cluster collaborations – and a damn great record that's probably one of Eno's last great efforts of the 70s! The record has a beautifully spacey sound, with spare analog electronics that have a perfect German 70's feel – flowing out with an Eno-tuned sense of grace, and made even better by lyrics from Brian on a few of the album's best tracks! The singing style here is in that same beautiful deadpan machine-like mode used on Another Green World – and those tracks are easily up there with his best vocal work on his own albums. Titles include "The Belldog", "Broken Head", "Light Arms", "Old Land", and "Oil". CD

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Family CircleFamily Circle ... LP
Sky Disc/Numero, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
A lost harmony soul treasure – by an obscure family group from the Newark scene! The Family Circle have a fantastic style that mixes together sweet and deep soul styles into a darkly tinged approach that we'd rank with the best harmony soul of the early 70s – similar to work from bigger New Jersey groups, like The Moments or Whatnauts – but with an interesting twist too, given the mix of male and female vocals.. Nearly every track on the album is an original tune – conducted with baroque arrangements by George Andrews, and delivered with a near-perfect approach that makes this album a real treasure all the way through – not a soul record that's great because it's rare, but just a great album all the way through. Titles include "Change", "If You Really Want To Make It", "Loving You Makes The World Go Round", "I Hope You Really Love Me", "Mariya", and "La La So Lucky". LP, Vinyl record album

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Goddess Of FortuneGoddess Of Fortune ... LP
Spiritual Sky (UK), Early 70s. Very Good ... $7.99
Unusual spiritual sounds – produced by George Harrison! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve.)

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David JohansenIn Style ... CD
Blue Sky/American Beat, 1979. Used ... $4.99
David Johansen's second post-New York Dolls solo record – and the first one where he really sheds the feral rock vibe – but with Mick Ronson on board as co-producer, it's still got plenty of pomp! David would go on to take many creative detours – but in this first real stretch, he's bringing in some Motown influences – with some R&B backing vocals here and there, along with ome sax, piano and other smoothed out touches. That said, it's not that huge of a jump – with some ruggedness and grit reminiscent of his earlier work –and it's got a bunch of really good songs. Titles include "Melody", "She", "Big City", "She Knew She Was Falling In Love", "Swaheto Woman", "Wreckless Crazy", "Flamingo Road" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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David JohansenLive It Up ... LP
Blue Sky, 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Moebius & PlankRastakraut Pasta ... CD
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
The first collaboration between Dieter Moebius and Conny Plank – and one of the best! The pair come together here in modes that are a lot more playful than some of the other German projects of this nature at the time – not as spare and sensitive as some of the others, and with a bolder sense of rhythm, and willingness to drop lots of odd elements into the mix – a style that almost makes the record come across with similar tones to the Brian Eno/David Byrne collaborations of the early 80s! Each tune has a basic structure, and a few key elements – fuzzy guitar, odd electronics, offbeat rhythms – and they each state their existence quickly, laying out a basic concept right away, then playing with it in cool ways as the tunes roll on. Apart from some found spoken bits, the whole thing's instrumental – and titles include "News", "Feedback 66", "Landebahn", "Solar Plexus", "Two Oldtimers", and "Missi Cacadou". CD

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Muddy WatersKing Bee ... LP
Blue Sky, 1981. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Brian Eno/Moebius/RoedeliusAfter The Heat (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sky/4 Men With Beards, 1978. Used (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Probably the best of the Eno/Cluster collaborations – and a damn great record that's probably one of Eno's last great efforts of the 70s! The record has a beautifully spacey sound, with spare analog electronics that have a perfect German 70's feel – flowing out with an Eno-tuned sense of grace, and made even better by lyrics from Brian on a few of the album's best tracks! The singing style here is in that same beautiful deadpan machine-like mode used on Another Green World – and those tracks are easily up there with his best vocal work on his own albums. Titles include "The Belldog", "Broken Head", "Light Arms", "Old Land", and "Oil". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available After The Heat ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Dan HartmanInstant Replay (original, replayed) ... 12-inch
Blue Sky, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A high-stepping disco classic from Dan Hartman – a tune that certainly crossed over big at the time, and which still stands today as a great reminder that even when things were in a more friendly mode on the dancefloor in the 70s, they could still be pretty darn great. Served up here in a special Tom Moulton mix, too! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Edgar WinterJasmine Nightdreams ... LP
Blue Sky, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ ClusterGrosses Wasser ... CD
Sky (Germany), 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful spare electronics, art rock, and even a little bit of avant funk from the Cluster team of Rodelius & Moebius! Grosses Wasser is an underrated effort from a combo that's been consistently underappreciated – one of the non-Eno collaborations, and showing that Cluster is a formidable artististic force with and without the aforementioned genius. Most tracks start out on the spare tip and slowly build in mood – utilizing electronics and ambient atmosphere. It has some dark touches, but is playful at times, too, and this is a vital piece of the Cluster puzzle. featuring the tracks "Avanti", "Prothese", "Isodea", "Manchmal", and "Grosses Wasser". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Muddy WatersHard Again ... LP
Blue Sky, 1977. Used ... Out Of Stock
Produced by Johnny Winter – with cuts that include "The Blues Had A Baby & They Named It Rock & Roll", "Little Girl", "Deep Down In Florida", "Jealous Hearted Man", and "Mannish Boy". LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy!)

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✨✧ Cluster & EnoCluster & Eno ... LP
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A key meeting between 2 important forces in electronic music in the 70s – the increasingly-experimental Brian Eno and the Cluster team of Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius! Unlike the trio's other album, this one's an all-instrumental affair – one that takes the atmospherics of Cluster, and gives them a darker Eno edge – in a way that gives the record an incredibly moody feel, and predates endless electronic work to come in the 90s. There's a spare brilliance here that's almost indescribable – songs that are hardly songs, sounds that slide back into silence – but somehow the whole thing's got a power that's far beyond the sum of its very small parts. Titles include "Wehrmut", "Fur Luise", "One", and "Die Bunge". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cluster & Eno ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Brian Eno/Moebius/RoedeliusAfter The Heat ... LP
Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Probably the best of the Eno/Cluster collaborations – and a damn great record that's probably one of Eno's last great efforts of the 70s! The record has a beautifully spacey sound, with spare analog electronics that have a perfect German 70's feel – flowing out with an Eno-tuned sense of grace, and made even better by lyrics from Brian on a few of the album's best tracks! The singing style here is in that same beautiful deadpan machine-like mode used on Another Green World – and those tracks are easily up there with his best vocal work on his own albums. Titles include "The Belldog", "Broken Head", "Light Arms", "Old Land", and "Oil". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available After The Heat ... CD 14.99
 
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African Head ChargeOff The Beaten Track (with download) ... LP
On-U Sound (UK), 1986. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
The title and cover definitely get the vibe of the record right – as African Head Charge continue to go off the beaten track with their unique blend of sounds! In the generation before downtempo, these guys were pretty darn unique – and key forerunners in blending together rootsy elements, dubby production, and some very sweet electronics and effects, too – all in a mode that's inspired by Jamaican originals, but taken to much headier territory in the hands of Adrian Sherwood. Titles include "Off The Beaten Track", "Some Bizarre", "Belinda", "Language & Mentality", "Throw It Away", "Conspiring", "Release The Doctor", "Down Under Again", and "Over The Sky". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Jason AjemianFolklords ... LP
Delmark, 2014. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
One of the trippiest albums we've heard from Delmark in recent years – a really creative session from bassist Jason Ajemian, and one that links the label's avant jazz work to some of the deeper sides of Chicago's indie scene! Ajemian is free to work without any sense of genre or convention – in a mode that still hits plenty of jazz, with key use of work by Monk, Mingus, and Sun Ra – but which really abstracts things and takes them to a whole new level – opening up cosmic territory that lives up to the album's stated request to "Please Feel Yourselves". Ajemian plays bass and some electronics, in a quartet that also features Owen Stewart Robertson on guitar and electronics, Kid Bliss on alto sax and vibrolux, and Jason Nazary on drums – the last of which are played in a very slow, spacious style. All tracks are long – and titles include "Ask Mr Blunt Now" – which features extrapolations of "Satellites Are Spinning" and "Ask Me Now" – and "Orange Is The Color Of The Sun Then Blue Sky" – which is built upon some key Charles Mingus tunes. Other titles are originals, and include "Material Girls" and "Freedom Is A Trail Of Tears". LP, Vinyl record album

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Lorez AlexandriaDidn't We ... LP
Pzazz, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Obscure album by Lorez, with a mix of jazz and pop stuff, and arrangements (mostly) by pianist Ronell Bright. Bright plays in the group backing Lorez, as does the great tenor player Teddy Edwards. The legendary Paul Gayten produced, and the track list includes "Play Me The Blues", "Comet In the Sky", "Psychedelic Bag", "Nonchalantly", "Talk About Cozy", and "Endless". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and staining. Vinyl plays with a short click on side 1, tracks 3 & 4.)

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Lorez AlexandriaThis Is Lorez/Lorez Sings Pres ... CD
King/BGP (UK), 1957. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Incredible early work from Lorez Alexandria – the kind of albums that instantly set her apart from other singers of the 50s, reissued here properly for the first time in years! On This Is Lorez, the singer is working with sublime small combo backings from the group of pianist King Fleming – an unusual Chicago ensemble that includes Wilber Wynn on guitar, Ronald Wilson on flute and oboe, Vernel Fournier on drums, and Audrey Jones on bongos – a musical lineup that brings in a different sort of sophistication to the record, shading tunes with moody colors on flute and oboe that perfectly support Alexandria's soulful and sensitive interpretations of the tunes. The whole thing is pure genius, and a key look at the new levels of sophistication that were bubbling everywhere on the Chicago scene during the years of Jamal and Sun Ra. Lorez Sings Pres follows in a very similar mode – with backing by a Chicago group that again includes King Fleming piano, plus Charles Stepney on vibes, Paul Serrano on trumpet, and Vernel Fournier on drums – an extremely hip lineup that makes the record far more than just the Lester Young tribute promised in the title! But despite the instrumentalists, the real star on all sides is Alexandria – who sings with dark tones and deep colors that go far beyond conventional jazz vocals – all carried off with that slightly breathy mode that was one more unique aspect of her work! CD features all tracks from both albums – a total of 22 titles that include "Snowstorm", "I'm Glad There Is You", "The Sky Is Crying", "I'm Making Believe", "Necessity", "Penthouse Serenade", "DB Blues", "This Year's Kisses", "Easy Living", "No Eyes Blues", "Jumping With Symphony Sid", and a key early reading of "Baltimore Oriole". CD

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Allman BrothersEat A Peach (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Polydor/Universal, 1971/1972. Used 2CD ... $12.99
A landmark in southern rock! Titles include "Les Brers In A Minor", "Melissa", "Mountain Jam", "One Way Out", "Trouble No More", "Little Martha", and "Blue Sky". Includes the final Fillmore East Concert from 1971 on the second CD! CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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BeatlesSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (180 gram vinyl – mono) ... LP
Capitol/Apple, 1967. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
Hard to deny the lasting power of this crucial album from The Beatles – a set that unleashed some of their trippiest sounds and most tender moments too! The mix of wit and honesty is wonderful – and the sonic range is dynamic as the archetypal cover image – a package that's had an undeniable impact on modern music for the past few decades! Titles include "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "She's Leaving Home", "Lovely Rita", "When I'm Sixty Four", "A Day In The Life", and "Fixing A Hole". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BeatlesSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (picture disc) ... LP
Capitol, 1967. Sealed ... $29.99
Hard to deny the lasting power of this crucial album from The Beatles – a set that unleashed some of their trippiest sounds and most tender moments too! The mix of wit and honesty is wonderful – and the sonic range is dynamic as the archetypal cover image – a package that's had an undeniable impact on modern music for the past few decades! Titles include "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "She's Leaving Home", "Lovely Rita", "When I'm Sixty Four", "A Day In The Life", and "Fixing A Hole". LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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✨✧ Bunny BeriganTake It Bunny ... LP
Epic, Mid 30s/1955. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Classic 30s work from trumpeter Bunny Berigan – served up here in a great 50s LP package that showcases his talents on the horn! There's a warmth and raspy charm to these sides that instantly shows why Berigan was a standout player at the time – an artist who could hit the hard notes with the frenzy of any of his competitors, but also an entertainer who was willing to step back and personalize (and vocalize) things when needed. Players on the tunes include many who would go onto lead their own groups – Artie Shaw, Jack Teagarden, Claude Thornhill, and others – and titles include "I Can't Get Started With You", "Solo Hop", "Dixieland Shuffle", "It's Been So Long", "Let Yourself Go", "If I Had My Way", "I'd Rather Lead A Band", and "A Melody From The Sky". LP, Vinyl record album
(CSP pressing.)

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Hiram Bullock/Haru/Leni Stern/Mike Stern55 Bar Sessions ... CD
King (Japan), 1998. New Copy ... $16.99
Four different guitarists – Hiram Bullock, Haru, Mike Stern, and Leni Stern – each coming together in this special sort of session – a record that fives each player two tracks of their own, alongside rhythms from Harvie Swartz on bass and Danny Gottlieb on drums! All four guitarists have a very warm spirit, and that makes for a record that's very unified – and which almost makes it feel as if each individual were trying to find a special space alongside each other. Titles include "All Blues" and "All The Things You Are" from Hiram Bullock, "Days Of Wine & Roses" and "Solar" from Haru, "Solar" and "The Sky Is Crying" from Leni Stern, and "Body & Soul" and "On Green Dolphin Street" from Mike Stern. CD

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Donald ByrdBlack Byrd ... CD
Blue Note, 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
A landmark album – Donald Byrd's first session with producer Larry Mizell, the man who went onto forever change the face of jazz funk! After rumbling around for a few years attempting electric styles that really didn't fit his mode, Donald wisely hooked up with Larry, and hit a groove here that would carry him for many many years. The album's a masterpiece of soul – heavy production with great keyboards, creating a nice set of grooves that let Byrd solo over the top, sounding better than he had in years! Great all the way through, and with tracks that include "Flight Time", "Sky High", "Black Byrd", "Slop Jar Blues", "Mr Thomas", and the prophetically-titled "Where Are We Going?" CD

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Matt CabShunkashito ... CD
Warner (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $25.99
Cool, catchy soul from Matt Cab – a soul singer with American roots, but one who's been making much bigger waves recording albums like this for the Japanese scene – where he seems to be creating quite an audience for his music! Matt's got a style that could be huge if he were given bigger chart placement over here – instantly appealing, with a quality that's heartfelt, but never overdone – and a mode that's never trying too hard to be anything other than a kind of hummable, memorable soul with nice crossover potential – especially on the album's midtempo tracks, which might be the most appealing. The album features guest work from Sway, Maco, and Che'Nelle – and titles include "Take My Hand", "Sweet Simplicity", "Castle In The Sky", "Used To Know", "Come Back", "To You", "Call Your Name", and "That Touch". CD

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Nat King ColeAround The World (7 inch EP) ... 7-inch
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
Includes the tracks "Fascination", "Around The World", "There's A Gold Mine In The Sky", and "an Affair To Remember". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has a name in marker on back.)

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Patrick CowleyMuscle Up ... LP
Dark Entries, Late 70s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $20.99
Moody work from the legendary Patrick Cowley – all music originally composed for use in 70s porno films shot on the San Francisco scene – most of it in the years before Cowley took off in more techno-styled dancefloor modes! These tracks are all heavy on electronics, but the grooves are often somewhat gentle – mostly in modes that run from midtempo to spacey, and which clearly featured during the more languid erotic scenes of the movies – maybe moments when the action was heated, but also rapturously intense. And as such, the music has a very different vibe than the familiar funk and jazz you'd know from other porn films of the period (although there is one great funk number here) – and the use of electronics give most of these cuts a cool, spacey vibe – almost like Sky Records material from the German scene, or pre-cold wave electronics. Titles include "Deep Inside You", "5oz Of Funk", "Timelink", "Uhura", "Pigfoot", "Don't Ask", "Cat's Eye", and "Somebody To Love Tonight". LP, Vinyl record album

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Lew Davies & His OrchestraStrange Interlude ... LP
Command, 1961. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $4.99
Orchestral instrumental stuff, with Tony Mottola on guitar, Phil Bodner on reeds, and Sy Mann playing a groovy ondioline and if that's not enough, there's two theremin players! Cuts include spooky versions of "Ebb Tide" and "Riders in the Sky", plus the title track "Strange Interlude" and "In A Mist", "Wild Goose", "Intermezzo", "Old Devil Moon", "The Riddle Song", "The Witching Hour", "Laura" and "Spellbound". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie De ShannonTo Be Free ... LP
Imperial, 1970. Sealed Gatefold ... $2.99
An interesting little record – with kind of a crossover California soul feel overall – recorded with Rene Hall arrangements that echo a few rootsy modes at times, mixed in with fuller orchestrations that step a bit back towards Jackie's earlier years on Imperial – a surprisingly nice blend, with a fresh sound for the 70s. The album features a number of great tracks co-written with Jimmy Holiday – a fellow Imperial talent – and titles include "Mediterranean Sky", "Sooner Or Later", "What Was Your Day Like", "Livin On The Easy Side", "Brighton Hill", and "When Morning Comes Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in one corner. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Emerald WebStargate Tapes 1979 to 1982 ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $24.99
A beautifully trippy duo who work here mostly with electronics – but who use the instruments in very organic ways that are almost acoustic! There's an earthy, almost hippieish quality to the sounds on the set – music that belies the pair's placement in the pre-New Age instrumental underground shared by Iasos, Laraaji, and others – but which also comes across here with a unique quality that's very much all their own! The music has a naive, optimistic feel that's very cool – and even when the keyboards step out front a bit more strongly on a few tracks, the energy of the record still has a lot more warmth than the Sky Records scene in Germany. After a smattering of various reissues, this full set finally does the duo justice – bringing together all the best track from their rare album and cassette-only releases – with the kind of notes and details we love from the Finders Keepers label. Titles include "Dawn", "The Dragon's Gate", "Flight Of The Raven", "Voices Of The Sage", "Chasing The Shadowbeast", "Nightsong", and "Valley Of The Birds". LP, Vinyl record album

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JD EmmanuelElectronic Minimal Music – 1979 to 1983 (3LP set – with bonus download) ... LP
Black Sweat (Italy), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $48.99
A great overview of the early years of JD Emmanuel – work from his first four years of composing and performing, collected here together for the first time ever! The music is a beautifully moody, spacious approach to electronics – very much in the best spirit of the German scene at the end of the 70s – with elements that recall some of our favorite Sky Records material. Yet there's other moments that have more of a minimalist vibe – incredible keyboard lines that unfold over long passages in space, with a very strong nod to Terry Riley's Rainbow In Curved Air. Emmanuel manages to make all of this music in a wonderful way that's never self-conscious at all – and which also avoids any new age cliches as well – and the whole thing is a really amazing discovery in sound, with appeal to so many different strands of electronic tastes. Titles include "Frantic", "Moving Backwards In Time", "Changling", "March Of The Colossus", "Trance 46", "Driving Force", "Engaging Warp Speed", "Cloud Watching", "Movement Into Lightspeed", and "Free Flight". LP, Vinyl record album
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ExplosionExplosion ... LP
Versatile (France), 2015. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
A spare, spacey record from this cool French trio – a group who's maybe more laidback than you'd guess from their explosive name – and who work here with lots of great electronics from Gilbert Cohen of Chateau Flight! The record's got a vibe that's almost like some of the best German work on Sky Records at the end of the 70s – a minimal, post-prog use of sound cycles and melodic elements – served up here in a blend of guitar, keyboards, and lots of electronics. All titles are instrumental – and tunes include "Let's Love", "Raga 4", "The Duke", "Planance", "Three Worlds", and "Disco Blind". LP, Vinyl record album

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Carolina Eyck & Christopher TarnowImprovisations For Theremin & Piano ... CD
Butterscotch, 2014. Used Gatefold ... $6.99
Really beautiful sounds – and a record that's far more haunting than you might expect! The record's not just piano notes alongside sci fi sound effects – and instead has this really subtle use of theremin, so that the instrument almost comes across more like a cello, or acoustic bass – with these wonderfully rich tones that are used in a very organic way next to the piano. There's an extremely thoughtful approach to the whole record, never a sense of gimmick – and overall, the record really brings the theremin strongly into legitimate instrumental territory. Titles include "Deep In The Earth", "Quiet Snowfall", "Earth & Sky", "10,000 Bells", "Somber Waking Up", and "A Whale In Love". CD

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Eric FeremansAntwerp Killer ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A very cool electronic soundtrack for this obscure early 80s slasher film – music that's a lot more complex and sensitive than the usual sounds used for slashers – with a style that reminds us of some of the hippest late 70s music on the Sky Records label! Eric Feremens comes from a relatively similar place – working here on self-built synthesizers, tailored specially to produced these wonderful sounds and tones – not tinny commercial keyboards, but much more thoughtful electronic elements that make the music way more appealing than just its use in a film. In fact, this is one of the few soundtracks of its type that could stand alone as a batch of spacey electronics – far from the schlocky images on the screen. Titles include "Harbour Fight", "Persecution", "Lady", "Hippy Song", and "Beat". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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