A great one from Carlo Pes – who you might know from his work in the group I Marc 4, and who really makes things great here through a range of cool, jazzy instrumentation! The titles are all in English – but the music is a mix of the best Italian funky styles of the early 70s – ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Quite a cool combination – the harp of Verlye Mills and the orchestrations of Billy May – all heard together in one of the more unusual harp albums you'll ever run across! Unlike the gentler jazz sounds of the harp on records by Dorothy Ashby or Betty Glaman, Verlye plays here with a ... (Now Sound) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a small split on the top seam.)
Cool keyboards from Peter Duchin – an easy player at heart, but one who's picking up some groovy late 60s touches here! The album's mostly got Peter on acoustic piano, but he's working with arrangements that feature electric bass, guitar, and other mod touches in the background – ... (Now Sound) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear and aging.)
Tommy Keene —
Run Now ... LP Geffen (Canada), 1986. Near Mint- ...
A double-length set – with tracks that include "Search Me Lord", "Were You There", "It Don't Cost Very Much", "Elijah Rock", "Rock Of Ages", "There Is A Balm In Gilead", "Trouble Of The World", "Jesus Met The Woman At ... (Gospel) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Of course, this is not the last record album – it's not even the last album by Little Feat – but it's a damn good one! The Last Record Album isn't restless as the previous few albums, with kind of a laidback groove, overall – and we actually really dig Little Feat in a mellow ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really great album as a leader from bassist Dave Holland – a musician who was really coming into his own at this point in his career, and using all the talents he'd developed in looser settings to help bring new focus to a group! The lineup here is exceptionally strong, and a really great ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)
We have to be honest, we don't really know where exactly to put this great record, but who cares what category it's in! Sound bits and bytes from the Atari video game system and the Commodore 64 computer for your sampling and looping pleasure, in all their 8 Bit glory, plus a whole bunch of locked ... (New Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sweet little large group session from Gerry – a bit harder swinging than some of his mid 50s small group work, but still with that mellifluous glide that's the trademark Mulligan sound! Arrangements are by some great talents – including Al Cohn, Johnny Mandel, and Bob Brookmeyer, who ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A pretty sweet – and nearly forgotten – Quincy Jones soundtrack from the 60s – done for a film based on Carl Reiner's book and play of the same name, directed by Reiner himself! The film's set in the 30s, so there's a few period songs on the album that have an older jazz feel ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the last great records by Charles Mingus – a set of extremely compelling original compositions, played by a fresh group of younger players, plus a few older masters! The record's got a fire and sense of emotion that's missing from a number of other 70s Mingus sessions – and it's ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A pivotal album in the career of Ultravox – one that has the group shifting from their rougher roots, into the sweeter, more synth-styled sounds that became their lasting legacy on modern music! Gone is the quirkiness of the first few records, but in its place is one of the best (and first) ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Ringo Starr —
Ringo ... LP Apple, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Pure pop magic from Ringo – with cuts that include "You're Sixteen", "I'm The Greatest", and "Photograph" – all recorded with help from John Lennon, George Harrison, Steve Cropper, Tom Scott, Billy Preston, Nicky Hopkins, and Harry Nilsson! (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic new chapter in the career of Cee-Lo Green – reemerging here as an old school southern soul singer, with a vibe that's in the best legacy of Al Green and some of the underground talents of his generation! The set was recorded in Nashville, produced by Dan Auerbach, and has a ... (Neo Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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An early Warner Brothers classic from the Grateful Dead – a set that has them stretching out in maybe a more collaborative way than usual – using a few key guests to expand their freewheeling sound! The larger posse is pictured on the back cover, with a down to earth image that's a ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vinyl – and features the 50th Anniversary remaster of the record.) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, August 7.
Slinky, soulful, and completely seductive sounds from the great Erroll Dunkley – not the person pictured on the cover, but a wonderful Jamaican singer who works here alongside superb production from Sonia Pottinger! The tunes are all laidback, but never sleepy – that perfect early ... (Reggae) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 – on "root beer" vinyl – which is all cool and swirly!)
Easily one of the greatest records that Brazilian percussionist Airto ever recorded – a stunning blend roots and jazzy currents, and a set that follows strongly off his work in the group Quarteto Novo! The set's got contributions from one of his key partners in that combo – reedman ... (Brazil) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The only full-length set of work ever issued by Pulsallama – a totally wonderful all-girl group from the early 80s downtown scene in New York – best known for their one great single on Y Records! Pulsallama have a highly percussive approach, and a fair bit of bass as well – kind ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great second set from this group led by tenorist Walter Smith III and guitarist Matthew Stevens – music that rings out with a really beautiful, resonant sound right from the very first note – a unique blending of the two instruments, in ways that often have lots of edges and angles on ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, & Brian Blade —
RoundAgain ... LP Nonesuch, 2020. New Copy ...
One of those rare cases where an all-star group is really worth the weight of its talent – as this quartet really sounds wonderful together, and make you know that you're in for a treat right from the very first note in the set! The best energy of the record might come from the rhythmic ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
To most ears, trumpeter Jon Hassell first burst on to the world through his experiments with Brian Eno on EG Records, or maybe his 80s work on ECM – but here, on his debut for the small avant label Lovely Music, it's clear that Jon's already in complete control of his sound – and is ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
WD Fisher —
WD Fisher ... LP Return To Analog (Canada), 1972. New Copy (reissue)...
WD Fisher were one of the first great prog groups on the French Canadian scene of the early 70s – and they're clearly one of the best, too – with an amazingly sharp sound that should have gotten the quintet some attention on our side of the border too! The rhythms are freewheeling, but ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic tribute to a fantastic record – one that takes all the core lyrical creations of Gil Scott Heron from I'm New Here, then adds in a wide array of new music from drummer/genius Makaya McCraven! The approach is similar to some of Makaya's own albums – which are both performed ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Soulful reedman Tenderlonious plays flute this time around – but as always, it's the overall sound that makes the record so great – not just the solo bits on flute, but all the keyboards, basslines, and beats – stretched out in this cool 21st Century take on funky fusion! The ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A landmark album for Dusty Springfield – one in which she more than proves her soul music talents, by taking a trip to Memphis, and recording in a sweet Atlantic soul mode! The album's handled by stellar talents all the way through – arrangements by Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin, production ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(2LP deluxe 180 gram pressing in a tip-on sleeve.)
The voice of June Tyson was a key part of the sound of the Sun Ra Arkestra during the first few decades of its existence – but this is the first time the lady herself has ever gotten a record under her own name – a beautiful collection of Ra-backed, Tyson-fronted tunes that includes ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(On gold vinyl and with zine style insert!)
Stadacone ... LP RCA/Return To Analog (Canada), 1976. New Copy ...
Sloche only ever recorded two albums, and both of them are gems – the kind of overlooked Canadian 70s prog treasures that were lurking in the shadows right behind Rush! The group have a keyboard-heavy approach, but one that's never too noodly at all – as the rhythm section is super-tigh ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 500!)
Brand New Heavies —
TBNH ... LP Acid Jazz (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ...
Excellent work from The Brand New Heavies – one of those groups that made us first want to get into the record store business many years ago! The passage of time hasn't dimmed their genius at all – and right as at the start, the music here is flowing with classic funk and soul ... (Neo Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic fuzz from a French Canadian combo of the 60s – one of the coolest garage bands we've ever heard from up north at the time, romping here with a style that's equal parts Sunset Strip and some of the hipper Parisian groups of the time! Lyrics are all in French, and the production has ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Completely sublime work from Beverly Glenn Copeland – a really unique artist who's almost a genre unto herself – and who sings here in a mix of folk, jazz, and soul – maybe resonant with work at the time by Terry Callier or Nina Simone, but every bit as individual as the best from ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A wonderful late 50s live recording from the Horace Silver Quintet – one that features some very long performances of key songs from the group's book, with some very extended solos, and a much different vibe than some of the studio versions! As with the Jazz Messengers during this time, the ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)
Sex ... LP Trans Canada/Return To Analog (Canada), 1971. New Copy (reissue)...
The debut album from this heavy Canadian power trio – a group who definitely put themselves on the line with their name – and the weird cover image of them running topless through a field! Fortunately, the sound's a lot less dated than that might make you expect – really hard-wail ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic work from Thelonious Monk – a superbly-recorded live set from early 60s Paris – done with his legendary quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor! The music here is wonderful – tracks that are often quite long, and stretched out nicely from the Columbia Records material by ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really mind-bending collection of African grooves – one that digs deep into the West African scene of the early 70s – and comes up with a massive batch of tunes that really opens up our understanding of the music! The sound here isn't just 70s Afro Funk – as the tunes include a ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sublime solo piano work from Tete Montoliu – a set that takes off from the superb directions he'd hit on his Spanish albums of the 60s – when Tete was emerging as one of the most lyrically fluid pianists on the European scene! That legacy is greatly enhanced here – as Montoliu ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a split top seam, a cut corner, aging, and light wear.)
A really striking score from Jerry Goldsmith – penned with just the right sense of drama and tension for this mid 60s military thriller! Goldsmith's already working here with a full palette of colors – and Lionel Newman conducts the music with an added richness that seems to bring out ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Don Pullen/Chico Freeman —
Warriors ... LP Black Saint (Italy), 1978. Near Mint- ...
Bold sounds from this hip quartet of American players – working here on an early session for the Black Saint label, in a recording that's got a really great sense of focus! The album's dominated by the two-part track "Warriors Dance" – a number that builds beautifully on ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Way cooler than the usual score you might expect – as the record not only features the main theme, plus some ethnographic recordings – but also includes cuts by Fela, Toure Kunda, and Youssou N'Dour! (Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has wear, staining, and a cut corner.)
A really nice little album from J Blackfoot – one that's recorded with a few 80s touches, but in a way that mostly preserves the sweetly crackling style that makes his vocals so wonderful! There's plenty of mellower tunes here that echo with the rich contribution that Blackfoot brought to ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Ulmer on Blue Note – who'd a thunk it? And oddly, although the album's on one of the most jazz-based labels at the time, it's also one of Ulmer's most rock-oriented – with strong lead vocals on nearly every track, and an overall style that's as bluesy as it is experimentally jazzy. ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Not as strong as some of Blackfoot's other solo work – a mix of styles that has his roots in the Memphis scene getting a bit of an 80s production touch, sometimes a bit too tinny to sound great, at others rolling into more comfortable territory with a warmer feel. Homer Banks wrote and ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really bold step forward for David Murray – a seminal live recording that features one of the hippest big bands you'll ever hope to find! Murray really uses the date as a chance to express the full range of his musical talents – and often shows modes that are more traditional than ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of Cecil Taylor's most striking albums of the 60s – and one of the few in which he works with a larger than usual group – not a trio or quartet, but an ultra-hip sextet! The lineup is incredible – the cream of the arch-modern players of the avant era, including Bill Dixon on ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(70s black b label pressing. Cover has ring wear.)
Charlie Mariano —
Mirror ... LP Atlantic, 1972. Near Mint- ...
Just Sold Out!
A seminal electric session from Charlie Mariano – one recorded after his shift from bop-based work into trippier, more psychedelic influences – and one of his few American dates from the time! The record has Charlie working on soprano and alto sax, with a group that includes Pat ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)
Classic sounds from the well-named "prince of power pop" – the mighty Phil Seymour, a singer who only gave us a few albums at the start of the 80s – but a singer who really helped to define a generation at the time! Seymour came onto the scene after the initial ripples of ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Nothing childish here – as the album's a beautiful set of short, spare numbers from Chick Corea – a perfect reminder that he could still maintain a subtle approach to his music, even after years of more dramatic electric sides! The bulk of the album features short "Children's ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of best ever albums by The English Beat – one that cemented their status as one of the most creative groups to come out of the ska revival scene! Wha'ppen has lots of fresh instrumentation and experimentation – but that's in service of some tight, insistent songcraft – and ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
A real comeback classic for the solo Pete Townshend – with titles that include "Slit Skirts", "North Country Girl", "The Sea Refuses No River", "Communication", "Uniforms", and "Somebody Saved Me". (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light staining on the bottom seam.)
A record that some might call the last truly great Peter Gabriel album – and a key cap to his excellent initial solo run! The album's got a deeper feel than before – slightly richer colors, more spiritual themes, and arguably more of a sense of majesty – almost an echo of some of ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Live Roxy Music, from a time when John Wetton was in the group on bass – with titles that include "Do The Strand", "Out Of The Blue", "The Bogus Man", "Both Ends Burning", "Chance Meeting", "If There Is Something", "In Every ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some wear.)
Larry Coryell & Philip Catherine —
Twin House ... LP Elektra, 1977. Near Mint- ...
Compelling duets between guitarists Larry Coryell and Philip Catherine – a studio album recorded in London, hot on the heels of their performance together at the Berliner Jazztage! Although known for their electric musings at the time, both players work here mostly in an acoustic mode – ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has some staining on the top.)
Bob Dylan/The Band —
Basement Tapes ... LP Columbia, Late 60s/1975. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Dylan & The Band's legendary Basement Tapes – those amazing late 60s Woodstock recordings – and an album that was a classic long before it was officially released in the mid 70s! Bootleg after bootleg of some these recordings might have sold enough copies on the grey market in the ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original 70s pressing. Cover has clear tape on the top seam, light ring wear, and a trace of a price sticker.)
Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) —
Soweto ... LP Chiaroscuro, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ...
Great 70s work by Dollar Brand! US issue of an album that Brand recorded in South Africa for the Gallo label – featuring players that include Basil Mannenberg Coetzee on tenor, Duku Makasi on tenor, and Dennis Mpale on trumpet. "Soweto" is a long groover that runs for over 15 ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
There's nothing "silent" here – as the album's a bold entry in the electric years of Miles Davis – one that still features contributions from Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, and Tony Williams – but which also expands the lineup considerably – really reaching out ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A key later session from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – a record that gained them global exposure through the ECM label, and which has them working in a beautifully subtle sense of sound, space, and tone! The work is less all-out challenging than some of the group's earliest recordings – ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Double LP set that brings together the complete recording sessions that went on to become Dolphy's legendary Iron Man and Conversations LPs from the mid 60's. Recorded under the guidance of producer Alan Douglas, Dolphy plays in a number of settings – from spare duets with Richard Davis, to ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Forget the "honky tonk" in the title – because this girl knows how to groove! Ellen McIlwaine's got to be one of the most unique talents of the past 50 years – a skilled guitarist, and great singer – working in a blend of folk, jazz, and soul that lies somewhere between ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Elvis Costello's early 80s foray into 60s Nashville and otherwise country-indebted songbooks – and it's a nice one! Even on his tighter, blistering punk era records, Elvis demonstrated not only the voice, but a great ear for the roots and soul that came before him. He showed some soul love ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album