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XSound library funk, grooves, and breaks -- from Italy, France, England, and beyond -- on labels like KPM, DeWolfe, and Bruton!



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✨✧ Suzanne CianiLixiviation – Ciani/Musica Inc 1969 to 1985 (UK pressing) ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Heavy electro work from Suzanne Ciani – an artist who peaked a bit later than some of her sound library contemporaries – which means she was able to contribute music experimental films, record productions, and video games – and not just the usual mainstream outlets! Ciani's ... read more CD
Also available Lixiviation – Ciani/Musica Inc 1969 to 1985 ... LP 19.99

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Ray Davies & The Button Down BrassThemes From The Exorcist, The French Connection, The Sting, & Other Great Films/Flashpoint ... CD
Pye/Vocalion (UK), 1974/1975. New Copy ... $18.99
Two great albums from Ray "funky trumpet" Davies – not the lead singer of The Kinks, but a heck of a groovy British bandleader from the 70s! First up is an album of Themes From The Exorcist and other films – all familiar movie themes from the early 70s, penned by artists like ... (Now Sound, Sound Library) read more CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works in standard players!)

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Bernard EstardyBernard Estardy's Space Oddities 1970 to 1982 ... CD
Born Bad (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
Fantastic sounds from an unsung French music hero – sonic genius Bernard Estardy, whose talents mostly lay behind the studio window, where he worked magic with some of the best French singers of the 60s through the 90s! Yet during that time, Estardy was also recording some very cool cuts of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Barry Forgie, Roger Roger, Nino Nardini & A MawerMindbender – Stringtronics ... CD
Fifth Dimension (Germany), 1972. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
An incredible album that's as evocative as its title – one that blends together strings and electronics into a sublime suite of sound library grooves! The album was masterminded by the lesser-known Barry Forgie – and also features work by other sound library talents Nino Nardini and ... read more CD

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✨✧ Marcello GiombiniAstromusic Synthesizer ... CD
Fifth Dimension (Germany), 1981. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
A record that definitely lives up to its name – given its blend of synthesizer sounds, and it's musical approach to the twelve segments of astrology! Each track has a different astrological sign as its title – "Virgo", "Taurus", "Cancer", "Scorpio" ... read more CD

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Gruppo D'Improvvisazione Nuova ConsonanzaNuova Consonanza ... CD
RCA/Schema (Italy), 1966. New Copy ... $19.99
Some of the most striking work we've ever heard from this legendary Italian group – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the power of their work in the 60s and 70s! The assemblage features important avant garde sounds from Ennio Morricone – and offers up a real look at the roots of ... (Out Sound, Sound Library) read more CD

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Dominique GuiotL'Univers De La Mer ... CD
Chicago 2000/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 1978. New Copy ... $15.99
A beautiful album of keyboard-heavy tracks – issued by a small sound library label in France during the 70s, with a title that translates as "the universe of the sea"! As you might guess, there's a nice underwater vibe to the record – a sound that's similar to some of the ... read more CD

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Hampshire & FoatNightshade – Library Music Vol 1 ... CD
Athens Of The North (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
Every time we hear a new project from the team of Warren Hampshire & Greg Foat, we feel like they've raised the bar a little bit, and this homage to sound library jazz might be their best yet! Creative as they are, Hampshire & Foat don't merely cover or adapt the compositions of any ... (Jazz, Sound Library) read more CD
Also available Nightshade – Library Music Vol 1 ... LP 22.99

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Wladyslaw KomendarekFruwajaca Lalka (with bonus track) ... CD
Inter Sonus/GAD (Poland), 1991. Used ... $11.99
Cool keyboards from this underground figure in the Polish scene of the new freedom years – an artist who works here with a broad array of instruments, and in an all-electronic sound that seems to find a special place after late 70s and early 80s experiments from the German and UK scenes! The ... read more CD

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Marc 4Suoni Moderni – The Best Of Marc 4 ... CD
Irma (Italy), Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
Incredible! We know you must be sick of hearing us rave about all of the great funky music from Italy in the 70's, but hear us out, and hear this one out especially! Marc 4 were one of the best bands of the Italian scene, and they were a bit more musically talented, with heavier jazz chops, than ... read more CD
(CONDITION NOTE: digipack has heavy wear, including partial tears at the spine. Tray has been replaced with peeled spots visible underneath. Priced accordingly.)

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✨✧ Nino NardiniJungle Obsession ... CD
Neuilly/Fifth Dimension (Germany), 1971. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Mad mad work from the great Nino Nardini – one of the greatest keyboard players to ever grace the sound library scene! This album was never officially issued, but is an incredibly strong bit of "commercial music", created initially for use by radio and TV stations, but just as good ... read more CD

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Bernard ParmegianiLes Soleils De L'Ile De Paques/La Brulure De Mille Soleils ... CD
WRWTFWW (Switzerland), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
Two unreleased soundtracks from electronic genius Bernard Parmegiani – both surprisingly tuneful, although also equally abstract! The songs for Les Soleils De L'Ile De Paques are mostly in a cyclical mode – like more condensed versions of some of the long-spun keyboard experiments by ... read more CD

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Andy QuinColours Of Classical Piano ... CD
De Wolfe (UK), 1998. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Yan TreggerCatchy ... CD
BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The cover looks gothic, but the sound is plenty darn groovy – a sweet set of sound library instrumentals from the 70s scene in Paris – most of them served up with an upbeat, clubby sort of vibe! Yan Tregger may not be one of those names that immediately comes to the lips of underground ... read more CD
Also available Catchy ... LP 22.99

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Yan TreggerDucks & Drakes ... CD
BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
An underground funky gem – one that never made it past the collections of the elite sound library audience in the 70s – but which is well deserving of global acclaim! Yan Tregger works here in this style that's every bit as funky as his contemporaries on bigger library labels, but ... read more CD
Also available Ducks & Drakes ... LP 24.99

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Piero UmilianiFischiando In Beat ... CD
Omicron/Schema (Italy), 1968. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
We're not entirely sure what "fischiando" means, but we can definitely testify that the album lives up to the "beat" in its title – those kind of groovy, mod tunes we love so much in Italian 60s soundtracks from the great Piero Umiliani! This set's even more obscure than ... read more CD

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Piero UmilianiTo-Day's Sound ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), 1971. Used ... $19.99
A gem of a record from the great Piero Umiliani – and maybe one of his funkiest, grooviest projects ever! The set is more sound library funk than soundtrack – and features some very strong keyboard work in the lead on most track – including Fender Rhodes, moog, Hammond, and even ... read more CD
(Out of print earlier pressing. Please note the tray card has a very light stain on the right side but everything else is in great shape.)
Also available To-Day's Sound ... LP 29.99

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Piero UmilianiTra Scienza E Fantascienza ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
A wonderful sound library set from the great Piero Umiliani – and a record that's filled with some of his coolest electronics ever! The feel of the record is very much in keeping with the image on the cover – kind of sci fi, but kind of playful too – a wonderful blend of ... (Soundtracks, Sound Library) read more CD
(Comes in a slim jewel case.)

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✨✧ Eddie WarnerProgressive Percussions ... CD
Fifth Dimension (Germany), 1968. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Plenty of progressive percussion here – most of it pretty darn funky too! The set's an obscure sound library album, and it's definitely one of that rare breed that's all great, all the way through – filled with groovy little numbers that certainly offer a lot of the drums promised in ... read more CD

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Chris WatsonLocations – Processed ... CD
Moog Recordings Library, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
Chris Watson's got a long legacy of experimental electronics – including work in The Hafler Trio and Cabaret Voltaire – and that certainly comes to bear here, as he turns out one of the noisiest sets we've heard from the Moog Recordings Library! Tracks have lots of those earthy ... read more CD

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Roger Webb, Pete Moore, & OthersHustlers – Dramatic Music From The Chappell Library 1970 to 1977 ... CD
Chappell/Vocalion (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
Dramatic music, but pretty darn groovy music as well – served up here in a set of work from the under-reissued Chappell sound library in the UK! The work here is full of jazzy currents, but often set to tight larger arrangements that have all the best appeal of the sorts of soundtrack ... read more CD

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Charles WilpFotografiert Bunny ... CD
Ata Tak (Germany), 1999. Used ... $9.99
A very strange record that's a wild weird blend of easy listening tunes and avant classical bits – all recorded by Marvin Martin, and put together in a lovingly sexy package by German art photographer Charles Wilp! Ostensibly, the music was originally compiled to go with a package that Wilp ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Marino ZuccheriMilan Rai Studio Di Fonologia Musicale – 1955 to 1983 (book with CD) ... CD
Die Schachtel (Germany), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
A fantastic book released in conjunction with an Italian exhibition dedicated to Marino Zuccheri – the legendary sound engineer who helped composers like Luigi Nono, John Cage, and Bruno Maderna realize their musical visions in the recording studio! The book is in English throughout, and ... (Books, Sound Library) read more CD

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VariousCreeping Cinquefoil ... CD
Buried Treasure (UK), 1970s/2018. New Copy ... $8.99
A celebration of 5 years of the Buried Treasure label – an imprint that most folks know for uncovering older rare material – but who've also done some great new recordings of their own in recent years! This package serves up both sides of Buried Treasure – rare tracks that are ... read more CD

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VariousLife & Debt – Music From The Soundtrack ... CD
Tuff Gong, 2002. Used ... $7.99
Music from Buju Banton, Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers, Mutabaruka, Anthony B, Zizzla, Bob Marley, Yami Bolo, Peter Tosh & more. (Reggae, Sound Library) CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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VariousMusic For Gracious Living ... CD
QDK (Germany), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousSwitched-On Eugene ... CD
Numero, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
The world of moogy music first exploded back in the late 60s – when artists like Bruce Haack, Perry-Kingsley, and others were making all these wonderfully weird records that featured heavy analogue electronics and other playful elements! By the 80s, most of that music had gone away – ... read more CD
Also available Switched-On Eugene ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ VariousUnusual Sounds ... CD
Anthology, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The sounds here aren't that unusual at all – and in fact, they're mostly pretty darn groovy – a superb selection of sound library funk from the glory days of the European scene – collected here together in support of the book of the same name! In case you're new to the scene ... read more CD

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