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Army Of The PharaohsFive Perfect Exertions (dirty, clean, inst, rmx clean)/War Ensemble (clean, inst) ... 12-inch
Superegular, 1998. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $11.99
Two nice posse cuts featuring Jedi Mind Tricks, Bahamadiah, 7L & Esoteric, Virtuoso and Chief Camanche. The production here is the best of the underground post-Wutang sound with some nice spoken vocal samples and nice tempo changes. Imagine what RZA's production would sound like if kept progressing instead of falling back on his old tricks. The vocals The lyrics take that "hardcore mystical" style to the next level. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Badder Than Evil/Barbara Mason/New BirthGordon's War ... LP
Buddah, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A brilliant funky soundtrack – with great work from a number of different artists! The Buddah soul stable came out in full force for this soundtrack, including Harvy Fuqua, The New Birth, Barbara Mason, and Horace Ott – as well as the little known group Badder Than Evil! They play on the great instrumental track "Hot Wheels", which is the chase theme in the film, and a great sample track! Also includes "Super Shine #9", sung by Sister Goose & the Ducklings, which is a very groovy, goofy, soulful number – plus the tracks "Child Of Tomorrow", "Harlem Dreams", "Child Of Tomorrow", and "Come On & Dream Some Paradise". LP, Vinyl record album

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Beenie ManWar Dem Want (edit, unedited) ... 7-inch
Awful, 2002. Very Good+ ... $0.49
7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Cold War KidsLoyalty To Loyalty ... CD
Downtown, 2008. Used ... $2.99
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Nat King Cole TrioBest Of The War Years ... CD
Stardust, 1940s. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Dirt Platoon & Kyo ItachiWar Face (with bonus CD) ... CD
Shinigamie/Modulor, 2013. New Copy 2 CDs ... $7.99
Lyrical combat from Baltimore duo Dirt Platoon – with gritty production by producer Kyo Itachi! The vocals are raw and uncompromising and Itachi wisely lays down hard-hitting beats and spare bits of piano strings and other fairly delicate textures –which are fine foil for the lyrical grit. Includes "Animal S**t", "Dirty Work" with Ruste Juxx, "Old Time Sake", "Brainstorming", "Point Of Attack" with Dro Pesci, Skanks, Shabaam Sahdeeq and Milez Grimez, "Wage War", "Dose Of Reality", "The Closer" and more. Also includes the bonus Enter The Remixes CD – with album tracks remixed by Spcifyk, Azaia, Oh No, Astronte, DJ Stresh, Sizemen, DJ Duke and more. CD

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimCasualties Of War (militant rmx, moor militant mix, extended club camouflage, radical radio edit,dub, jazz, inst) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1992. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Several remixes of the big cut off their last LP, with a more filled-out sound than the original which is not included on this single. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Ice CubeWar & Peace – Vol 2 The Peace Disc ... CD
Priority/Lench Mob, 1999. Used ... $1.99
Includes "Hello", "Supreme Hustle", "24 Mo Hours", "Until We Rich", "You Can Do It", "Roll All Day", "Can You Bounce?", "Record Company Pimpin'", "Waitin' Ta Hate" and more. CD

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✨✧ Jethro TullWar Child ... LP
Chrysalis, 1974. Very Good- ... $2.99
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(Green label pressing, including the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear and a center split in the spine.)

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Liane & the Boheme Bar TrioGlowing Embers – Cabaret Songs Of Post War Vienna ... CD
Vanguard, Early 50s. Used ... $11.99
CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Rise & ShineConfess Your Sins (dirty, clean, inst)/War Drums (dirty, clean, inst)/Livin It (clean, inst) ... 12-inch
Rawkus, 2001. Near Mint- ... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Max Romeo & The UpsettersWar Ina Babylon ... CD
Island (UK), 1976. Used ... $16.99
Though you might not know it from some of the bitter rebukes Scratch later laid to wax against him, Romeo was clearly his favorite son when it came to vocalists, and got the prodigal treatment when it came to the choice of rhythms to voice. A monumental effort on both their parts, this LP continues to amaze us with every spin, Romeo's soulful inflections matched perfectly to dark, swampy grooves. Includes the massive title track, plus the oft-sampled "Chase the Devil", "Stealin", "One Step Forward", "Smile Out Of Style" and "Norman". Essential. CD
(Out of print.)

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7L & EsotericThis Is War (dirty, clean, inst)/Rise Of The Rebel (dirty, clean, inst) ... 12-inch
Babygrande, 2004. Very Good+ ... $3.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Babygrande sleeve, including a one-sheet.)

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Spoils Of WarSpoils Of War (180 gram pressing – with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Wah Wah (Spain), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $39.99
Totally amazing sounds from this obscure Illinois group – a very experimental outfit formed at University of Illinois, and named after an instrument by Harry Partch! With Partch as a touchstone, these guys definitely have one ear cocked towards some of the more experimental sounds of the period – including the groovier composers who were mixing lots of electronics into their music – but they also come across with a tighter, more compact approach that's got plenty of psych as well – often on these long instrumental passages that feature great workouts on guitar and keyboards. The group often uses live sound manipulation to really alter more familiar styles – and there's elements to the record that are light years ahead of most other combos of the time – especially in the Midwest! Titles include "Dear Belgium Boy", "Astor", "Bomb Song", "Victoria Falls", "For Helene", "E Thing", "Walk In Walk Out", and "Morning Be Merciful". Great 2LP reissue includes bonus 7" single, and insert too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ U2War ... LP
Island, 1983. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
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Jeff WayneJeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo with tracklist stickers on the front.)

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Chris WhitleyWar Crime Blues ... CD
Messenger, 2003. Used ... $3.99
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VariousAll This And World War II ... LP
20th Century, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP ... $7.99
An unusual project based on music by Lennon & McCartney – with performances of Beatles tunes by The Brothers Johnson, Roy Wood, Bryan Ferry, Peter Gabriel, Tina Turner, Lynsey DePaul, David Essex, and Elton John! Kind of like the Tommy movie soundtrack, but hipper! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition box set, including the booklet. Box has a promo sticker and some wear.)

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VariousAtomic Platters – Cold War Music From The Golden Age Of Homeland Security (5CD/DVD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 5CD &DVD ... $171.99 203.98
The Atomic Age in all its musical glory – served up here in a wonderful package of music, warnings, and more! The whole thing's one of the coolest "atomic-themed" collections we've ever seen – as it not only features over 100 vintage songs about the rise of the atomic bomb, and all the requisite worries it produced – it also includes two dozen public service announcements, and a bonus DVD with classic civil defense and anti-Communist films from the 50s! The set also features two full spoken word records, too – both on CD – If The Bomb Falls and The Complacent Americans – surprisingly relevant stuff in a post-9/11 generation. And as usual with Bear Family, the overall package is stunning – a great box, overstuffed CDs, and a 292 page hardcover book – full color, filled with graphics and photos from one of the most panicked times in US history! CD

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VariousLead Kindly Light – Pre-War Music & Photographs From The American South 1924 to 1939 (2CDs & book) ... CD
Dust To Digital, Late 30s. New Copy ... $36.99
Amazing sounds and really gorgeous images – maybe one of the best book and CD combinations we've seen so far from the always-great Dust-To-Digital label! The volume features nearly four dozen vintage 78rpm recordings – all from the pre-WWII years, in a range of southern styles that includes string band music, gospel, blues, and a bit of early hillbilly – all brought back to light with wonderful fidelity, and presented in a book-style volume that also offers up 159 photographs from the time! Together, the music and pictures evoke a south that's been lost for years – and which hardly ever got more exposure during the time, especially as so many of these scenes were dying during the Depression. Artists include Mississippi Bracey, Roane County Ramblers, Georgia Yellow Hammers, Al Hopkins & His Buckle Busters, Narmour & Smith, Rev JC Burnett, Loveless Twins, Fiddlin Sam Long Of The Ozarks, and many others. CD
 
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VariousWhispers Through The Black Veil – The Esoteric Thinning Of The Veils Between The Living & The Dead ... LP
Wyrd War, 2015. New Copy ... $18.99
A heady brew of contemporary work from the global metal underground – all with the kind of supernatural tint you might expect from the title! The great package comes with a thoughtful booklet of notes, which not only details the music, but also ruminates on the history of images and ideas from the dark side! Titles include "Pyre Of The Harvest Queen" by Vampire, "Lucifer Sideburns" by Hank Ray, "Il Dio E Nato" by Estasy, "Science Of Darkness" by Blizaro, and "I'm The Wolfman" by Violation Wound. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pharoahe MonchPTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) ... LP
WAR, 2014. New Copy 2 LPs ... Out Of Stock
Master MC Pharoahe Monch returns! Post Traumatic Stress Disorder appeared just few short years since his previous full length effort, which is a huge boon for we fans of rhyme centric rap. It's damn good to have this cat in the game. PTSD has a fairly loose dystopian sci fi theme/story that's a sometimes metaphorical, some times explicitly laid out struggle for truth and honestly in crooked music business and difficult world in general – like the best kinda/sorta concept albums, the story doesn't get overbearing at any point, and Pharaohe's pen remains as sharp as ever, and his flow as excellent as ever. This one doesn't have the manic, bugged out energy of Internal Affairs, but that's not a knock – we take the more measured, smartly paced approach as a sign of maturity, and an eagarness to avoid repeating himself. Good stuff! Includes "The Recollection Facility", "Losing My Mind", "Heroin Addict", "Damage", "Bad MF", "Rapid Eye Movement" with Black Thought, "Broken Again", "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder", "DREAM" with Talib Kwelie, "Scream", "Eht Dn Arg Noisulli" with Stepkids and more. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Laurel Aitken (& Girlie)Scandal In A Brixton Market (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Pressure Drop/Pama (UK), 1969. Used ... $11.99
Another lost, but great chapter in the career of Laurel Aitken, originally issued on the Pama label, but brought back to light by the excellent Pressure Drop imprint. Aitken teams up with female foil Girlie on most of the original LP's tracks, and gets a helping hand from trombone great Rico Rodriguez on a couple too! The set's all bouncing rocksteady and early reggae, choice cuts from top to bottom and loaded up with a host of wonderful bonus material, too! 24 tracks in all, including "Scandal In A Brixton Market", "Stupid Married Man", "Tammering", "Have Mercy", "Night Cricket", "Teddy Bear", "Mr Soul", "babylon", "Stop The War In Vietnam", "Big Fight In Hell Stadsium", "Pussy Got Thirteen Life", "Blue Mink", "Moon Rock", "Cut Up Munno", "Nobody But Me", "The Best I Can", 'Reggae Popcorn" and "Pachanga" parts 1 and 2. CD
(Out of print.)

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Antibalas Afrobeat OrchestraLiberation Afrobeat Volume 1 (Ninja Tune) ... CD
Ninja Tune, 2001. Used ... $4.99
Amazing funk from this new Afro Beat combo! Forget that they're a bunch of young guys from New York – because the sound of this one is pure 70s Africa, with hard heavy drum work, super-tight horn riffing, spiraling keyboard lines, and some excellent guitar! You probably also know the work of the group from the Daktaris CD on Desco – and like that one, this album sounds like it's got roots that are 30 years old, and a sound that's actually more perfect and more satisfying than some of the best Afro-Funk of the 70s. This expanded Ninja Tune pressing features one more track than the original US version – and titles include "Si Se Puede", "Battle Of The Species", "NESTA", "Dirt & Blood", "Musicawai Slit", "Uprising", "World War IV", and "El Machete". CD

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Count Basie with Lester YoungLester Leaps In ... CD
Epic (Japan), Late 30s/1955. Used ... $9.99
A beautiful mid 50s issue of some of the classic material that Lester Young recorded with Count Basie during the late 30s – all nicely packaged with a great cover, and annotated in a way that offers a lot more information than the original release of the material on 78rpm discs! These are the records that made Lester a giant – and for good reason, as the Basie setting seems to propel Young's horn with even more force than it might have on its own – allowing a great setting for the fresh voice that would go onto transform generations of tenor players to come! The set features 12 tracks in all – and titles include "Moten Swing", "Taxi War Dance", "Dickie's Dream", "Jump For Me", "Song Of The Islands", and "Lester Leaps In". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Lester Leaps In ... LP 29.99

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Count Basie with Lester YoungLester Leaps In ... LP
Epic, Late 30s/1955. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A beautiful mid 50s issue of some of the classic material that Lester Young recorded with Count Basie during the late 30s – all nicely packaged with a great cover, and annotated in a way that offers a lot more information than the original release of the material on 78rpm discs! These are the records that made Lester a giant – and for good reason, as the Basie setting seems to propel Young's horn with even more force than it might have on its own – allowing a great setting for the fresh voice that would go onto transform generations of tenor players to come! The set features 12 tracks in all – and titles include "Moten Swing", "Taxi War Dance", "Dickie's Dream", "Jump For Me", "Song Of The Islands", and "Lester Leaps In". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some light wear.)
Also available Lester Leaps In ... CD 9.99

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Burning SpearMan In The Hills/Dry & Heavy ... CD
Island (Japan), 1976/1977. New Copy ... $13.99
Nice 2-fer CD that collects 2 great Burning Spear records, cut as he began his career away from Studio One. Dry & Heavy was the first full-length self-produced LP from Winston Rodney, and finds him returning to the solo vocal format, unlike the previous harmony trio setting he'd been working in around the time of the recording. Continuing with the same powerful roots message he laid down on his classic preceding LPs (Marcus Garvey, Social Living & Man In the Hills), and backed up by some mighty rhythms, this is some serious stuff. "Throw Down Your Arms" was the most standout track, but we like "Any River", "Black Disciples" & "It's a Long Way Around" are great, too. Man In The Hills was originally the follow up to the crucial Marcus Garvey set, and the second collaboration between Burning Spear and producer Jack Ruby. While the earlier Studio One sides are truly great, the work of the group (still a harmony vocal trio) at this point took the next step to classic status. Essential stuff, including the mighty title track, plus "No More War", "People Get Ready", "Groovy" & "Black Soul". 19 tracks in all. CD

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ClashCombat Rock (2013 Black Friday Release) ... CD
Epic, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Sure, the cover's a bit dated – but the politics have stayed surprisingly strong over the years – as has the music as well! Keep in mind that The Clash were waging war in the Mideast years before Desert Storm – in this searing mix of London punk, rocksteady roots, and slight new wave elements – delivered here with a surprising sense of self that really gave the whole thing a sense of wit – and more than enough legs to keep on going without collapsing under the passage of time! Titles include the hit "Should I Stay Or Should I Go", the classic "Rock The Casbah", and the tracks "Ghetto Defendant", "Car Jamming", "Know Your Rights", "Straight To Hell", and "Inoculated City". CD

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Karl Denson's Tiny UniverseBrother's Keeper ... CD
Shanachie, 2009. Used ... $6.99
Karl Denson's come a long way here since his earlier funk sides from years back – and for the record, his tiny universe gets expanded nicely by the addition of Meshell Ndegeocello on bass! The groove here is rich and full – almost a late 60s funky soul approach – but harder than we're used to hearing from Denson, with some especially nice drums at the bottom, which keep things quite raw, even when the songs are slightly sweetened up – and Meshell's basslines are definitely a great component of the set, as most tunes bump along with a groove that's strongly directed up from the bottom! Lead vocals are by Denson, who also plays sax and flute – and titles include "Shake It Out", "Where It Counts", "Brother's Keeper (parts 1 & 2)", "Monica", "Expressions", "Empty Soul", "Just Got Paid", "Take It Down", "Mighty Rebel", and "The Drums Of War". CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Bonnie DobsonShe's Like A Swallow ... CD
Prestige/Big Beat (UK), 1960. New Copy ... $9.99
Sublime early work from Bonnie Dobson – really spare, really beautiful tracks recorded years before Dobson became more of a pop phenomenon – with a classic sound that's instantly mesmerizing, right from the very first note! The record just features Bonnie's guitar and her amazing voice – recorded perfectly by Rudy Van Gelder, who did as great of a job here as with any of his jazz sessions for Prestige Records – maybe even more so, given the intimacy of the record. Titles include "The Cruel War Is Raging", "Mistress Bond", "Envoyons De L'Avant", "The Road To Grandmere", "The Old Maid's Lament", "Across The Blue Mountain", and "Frankie Slide". CD

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DonovanDonovan 1965 ... CD
Sanctuary (UK), 1965. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
A key year in the music of Donovan – served up here in massive amount of tracks that capture the singer right before his great leap to fame! The Donovan here is firmly wed to the sound and style of Bob Dylan – as chronicled famously in the film Don't Look Back – but that's hardly an issue at all, as the singer is still completely stunning, both as a lyricist and singer – often working with just a bit of acoustic guitar for accompaniment. And while some of the important songs from these early Donovan years have gotten exposure over the years, it's really amazing to hear all the work together – and to realize that, even without topping the charts, Donovan managed to record 34 tracks during this one early year – a year that also has him really transforming his style by the end! Titles include two versions of "Catch The Wind" – one with strings – plus "To Sing For You", "Colours", "Universal Soldier", "Ballad Of A Crystal Man", "Circus Of Sour", "Summer Day Reflection Song", "Candy Man", "Belated Forgiveness Plea", "Ballad Of Geraldine", "Turquoise", "Sunny Goodge Street", and "The War Drags On". CD

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Eric DregniLet's Go Bowling! (hardcover) ... Book
Crestline, 2013. New Copy ... $6.99 21.99
A glorious tribute to the world of bowling – filled with loads and loads of vintage images – including advertisements, posters, and lots of bowling alley propaganda! We're huge fans of bowling alleys – from the taverns inside, which are often hidden gems – to the well-waxed lanes, which provide hours of fun – to the overall culture of the place, which can stand as an island in both the streams of time and local change! This book gets at all that charm, and more – and offers up some history of the sport and its big rise in post-war America – all with a great style that really lives up to the retro image on the cover. 128 pages, full color, and hardcover. Book

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East Of UndergroundHell Below (East Of Underground/Soap/Black Seeds/Sound Trek) (3CD set) ... CD
US Army/Now Again, 1971/1972. Used 3CD ... $14.99
Proof that the US Army had plenty going on during the 70s – as you'll hear from this killer set of military-produced grooves from East Of Underground! The set goes way past the previous East Of Underground reissue – to feature work by the groups Soap, Black Seeds, and Sound Trek – all wrapped up in a beautiful package that's as visually pleasing as the music is funky! The cuts here were all recorded by US Army servicemen during the height of the Vietnam war – as Army-issued albums designed to encourage recruitment (as if a few funky grooves could help offset the bad press the war was getting on TV!) But despite that odd origin, the music here is all pretty great – mostly covers of familiar tunes from the time, but recorded with a nicely gritty quality that's mighty nice – and which makes the overall feel of the records like digging into some lost small studio tapes – ala Numero! Now Again have done a great job of putting together the whole package, too – contributing a wealth of notes and photos, and really digging deep into the scene in which these unique records were created. Not only that, but the packaging also replicates the style of the original odd releases too! The set features a CD each of music by East Of Underground and Soap – plus another CD that brings together an unusual double LP by the groups Black Seeds and Sound Trek. Titles include "I Just Want To Celebrate", "Kool & The Gang", "Walking In The Rain", "Backstabbers", "I Love Everything About You", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Go Outside In The Rain", "Black Magic Woman", "Hell Below", "Higher", "Popcorn/Santana", "Walk On By", "Java Girl", and "Get Together". CD

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EspectrostaticEscape From Witchtropolis ... CD
Trouble In Mind, 2014. New Copy ... $6.99
A spooky little cover, and a spooky sort of sound to match – a great variation on synth-heavy rock modes – with strong echoes both of the early 80s post-punk generation, and of some of the best horror soundtracks of the time! Alex Cuervo plays all the instrumentation himself – and although keyboards and fuzzy guitar do a lot of the work, there's also some stark rhythms that really strengthen the music too – almost early 80s German modes at times, in the way the drums have this sideways sort of splash – which deepens and darkens the overall vibe of the record. All tracks are instrumental – and titles include "The Obelisk", "This Is A War Universe", "The Feral Kids", "Removing The Bandages", "The Goddamn Apocalypse", and "The Cold Spot". CD
Also available Escape From Witchtropolis ... LP 12.99

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EspectrostaticEscape From Witchtropolis ... LP
Trouble In Mind, 2014. New Copy ... $12.99
A spooky little cover, and a spooky sort of sound to match – a great variation on synth-heavy rock modes – with strong echoes both of the early 80s post-punk generation, and of some of the best horror soundtracks of the time! Alex Cuervo plays all the instrumentation himself – and although keyboards and fuzzy guitar do a lot of the work, there's also some stark rhythms that really strengthen the music too – almost early 80s German modes at times, in the way the drums have this sideways sort of splash – which deepens and darkens the overall vibe of the record. All tracks are instrumental – and titles include "The Obelisk", "This Is A War Universe", "The Feral Kids", "Removing The Bandages", "The Goddamn Apocalypse", and "The Cold Spot". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Escape From Witchtropolis ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Funk IncChicken Lickin' ... LP
Prestige/BGP (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
Funky organ, hard tenor sax, and plenty of choppy guitar make this another jazz funk gem in the crown of the legendary Funk Inc! The group are still totally at the top of their game here – stepping out with a deep, soulful Indy-bred blend of jazz and funk – a groove that was easily one of the hippest going in the early 70s Prestige Records scene – and that's saying a lot, given the company the label was keeping at the time! The record's got one track that features some nice soulful vocals – the political cut "Let's Make Peace & Stop The War" – but the best cuts are the instrumentals, grooving along hard in the band's best modal funky tradition! Titles include "The Better Half", "Jung Bungo", and "Running Away". LP, Vinyl record album

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Gap BandGap Band (1979) ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $9.99
The start of the legendary second chapter for the Gap Band – the point when the group had reemerged as the tight funky trio of the Wilson Brothers, with a groove that would really set them up nicely for the 80s! This first album in the new format has a wonderfully tight feel – still plenty of sharp edges that echo their earlier groove, but a leaner quality too – one that's got the bass and drums snapping together wonderfully, really setting the tone for the heaviest grooves. There's also a few mellower cuts too – which really sound great, and give the record the same sort of balance you might hear on work by Heaven & Earth at the time. War's Lonnie Simmons produced – and held the cash bag all the way to the bank! Titles include "I'm In Love", "Got To Get Away", "Messin With My Mind", "Shake", "Baby Baba Boogie", "Open Your Mind Wide", and "I Can Sing". CD

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Ghostface Killah36 Seasons ... CD
Tommy Boy, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A really stunning set from Ghostface Killah – a record that has the Wu-Tang legend teaming up with soul group The Revelations – who produce the set, participate, and bring in a really wonderful old school vibe! The album's still hip hop at the core – with guest appearances from Pharoahe Monch, Nems, Kool G Rap, AZ, and others – but The Revelations also sing a bit too, bringing in a killer harmony approach that's often echoes by the instrumentation, which includes guitar from Wes Mingus and keyboards from Angela Johnson, who also sings a bit of backup as well. The whole thing's a stunning meeting of minds – almost 70s New Jersey soul filtered through 90s New York hip hop – and even the booklet is a collective effort, with comics from David Lapham and others. Titles include "Here I Go Again", "Dogs Of War", "The Battlefield", "Call My Name", "Pieces To The Puzzle", and a sweet cover of "Thin Line Between Love & Hate". CD
Also available 36 Seasons (with poster) ... LP 21.99

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Ghostface Killah36 Seasons (with poster) ... LP
Tommy Boy/Salvation, 2014. New Copy ... $21.99
A really stunning set from Ghostface Killah – a record that has the Wu-Tang legend teaming up with soul group The Revelations – who produce the set, participate, and bring in a really wonderful old school vibe! The album's still hip hop at the core – with guest appearances from Pharoahe Monch, Nems, Kool G Rap, AZ, and others – but The Revelations also sing a bit too, bringing in a killer harmony approach that's often echoes by the instrumentation, which includes guitar from Wes Mingus and keyboards from Angela Johnson, who also sings a bit of backup as well. The whole thing's a stunning meeting of minds – almost 70s New Jersey soul filtered through 90s New York hip hop – and even the booklet is a collective effort, with comics from David Lapham and others. Titles include "Here I Go Again", "Dogs Of War", "The Battlefield", "Call My Name", "Pieces To The Puzzle", and a sweet cover of "Thin Line Between Love & Hate". LP, Vinyl record album
(LP comes with a small poster.)
Also available 36 Seasons ... CD 14.99

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Guitar Slim Green with Johnny & Shuggie OtisStone Down Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Kent/BGP (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $11.99
A blues album, but one with a difference – thanks to some tremendous help from the legendary Johnny Otis and his young son Shuggie! Despite the fact that the leader is billed as Guitar Slim Green, Shuggie actually plays some lead guitar on the record too – adding in some cool, complicated solos that point towards his genius to come as a solo act – and which also get some nicely romping rhythms from Johnny on drums! The Otis family was definitely bringing a lot of funk into their sound at the time, which they share plenty with Slim here – helping to make the record way more than just another late 60s rootsy blues session, and instead a great west coast criss-crossing of modes. Titles include "Shake Em Up", "My Little Angel Child", "5th Street Alley Boogie", "Old Folks Blues", "This War Ain't Right", and "Big Fine Thing". Also features two bonus tracks, both unissued – "My Marie" and "Rock The Nation". CD

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Charlie HadenLiberation Music Orchestra ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $42.99
One of the most beautiful albums that Charlie Haden ever recorded – and if he only ever appeared on one record in his life, we'd still love him tremendously for this one! The album has a feel that's very much in keeping with both the "liberation" and "orchestra" in the title – "liberation", in that the music is filled with inspiration from South American sources, and has a strongly political feel at times; and "orchestra" because the group here is somewhat large, and filled with a tremendous array of expressive players – including Gato Barbieri on tenor, Dewey Redman on alto and tenor, Don Cherry on cornet and flutes, Michael Mantler on trumpet, Roswell Rudd on trombone, Robert Northern on French horn, Paul Motian and Andrew Cyrille on percussion, Carla Bley on piano, and Perry Robinson on clarinet. Haden leads these disparate talents through a set of tremendously focused music – filled with as many ideas as it is with a sense of humanity and soul – all to brilliantly point the way forward for the new sound of Impulse Records in the years after Coltrane's death! Titles include the classic "Song For Che", plus Ornette's "War Orphans", Carla Bley's "The Interlude", and "Song Of The United Front", by Hans Eisler, and with words by Brecht! LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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HenzeHanz Werner Henze – The Complete Deutsche Grammophon Recordings (16 CD set) ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1960s/1970s. Used 16 CDs ... $69.99
A tremendous run of music from composer Hanz Werner Henze – an overlooked modernist from the post-war years – and arguably as important to 20th Century music as better-known names like Boulez, Stockhausen, and Berio! This beautiful package brings together all of Henze's recordings for Deutsche Grammophon with complete artwork – in a hefty box that presents the titles at a level that's way different than most other packages of this nature on the classical market – lots of care taken with each CD, and heavier packaging than just a slim sleeve! Henze's work of this period is amazing – strongly influenced by the European tragedy of WWII, with some of the darkness and depth you'd expect more in earlier-century modernism – especially in the few vocal works that are included in the package. Included are Henze's Symphonies 1 to 6, Sonata Per Archi, Violin Concerto No 1, Ode An Den Westwind, Concerto Per Contrabbasso, Piano Concerto No 2, 3 Tientos For Guitar, Whispers From Heavenly Death, Being Beauteous, El Cimarron, Elegy For Young Lovers, Der Junge Lord, Undine, Capriccio Per Violoncello, Moralitaten, and lots lots more. CD
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