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Rock — Recently Added

XA mix of classic styles -- psych, garage, prog, rockabilly, punk, post-punk, singer/songwriter, and even classic rock!


Butterfield Blues Band Live (2CD set)
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1970. New Copy 2 CDs
A smoking live set from the Butterfield Blues Band – and like all the group's work, as much of a jazz and soul album as a blues one! Butterfield drew his inspiration from the Chicago bluesmen, it's true – but his style also has plenty of echoes of New Orleans soul, Memphis R&B, and ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs
The complete Elektra singles of Harry Chapin – one of the key song-storytellers of the 70s – and an artist whose style paved the way for countless others to come! Harry began in a more folksy way, but was often more personal with his topics – using the first or third person, ... CD
Nachtfalter
Bureau B (Germany), 2018. New Copy (reissue)
A surprising new set from Gunter Schickert – a 70s Krautrock giant who's probably best known for his work on the Brain label – stepping out here with a sound that makes us feel as if the decades haven't passed at all! The album's named after a moth, who drifted into the studio during ... LP, Vinyl record album
Tiger Bay (UK), 1991. New Copy (reissue)
A rare live set by the then up-and-coming Pulp – recorded by the BBC at Town & Country in London, and working with this nice edge that's a bit different than their studio work! Jarvis Cocker is magnificent on vocals – and not bad on stylophone too – and there's a stripped-down ... LP, Vinyl record album
Island, 1996. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
The Cardigans may not have been the first band on the moon, but they were part of a great moment in 90s pop that found a way of fusing all the best aspects of an older generation with a sound that was always pretty fresh and new – never retro at all, but also not nearly as screamingly current ... LP, Vinyl record album
King/Sundazed, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)
A fantastic set of music from the legendary Charlie Feathers – a rockabilly giant who walked the same Tennessee scene as Elvis, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis – but one who was never able to hit the heights! Here, Feathers is at the height of his powers – coming off of seminal ... LP, Vinyl record album
Rich Kid Blues
Demon (UK), 1971. New Copy
A real breakthrough moment for Marianne Faithfull – a singer who'd already been doing some incredible music in the 60s, but who moves here into deeper territory that makes her way more than just a female British singer with a bit of an edge – and really opens up that talent that would ... CD
Esoteric (UK), 1968. New Copy 3CD
Mindblowing sounds from the morning after the Summer Of Love – a time when the UK scene really woke up to some vast musical changes – a good number of which are represented in this overstuffed set! The package does a great job of catching that special shift in modes from groups who ... CD
Vertigo/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1970. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
One of the coolest rock concept albums ever – and arguably the crowning moment for Aphrodite's Child – an incredibly hip Greek group from the early 70s – featuring a young Demis Roussos on vocals, and Vangelis Papathanassiou on organ, piano, vibes, flute, and a lot of other ... LP, Vinyl record album
Mercury/Wounded Bird, Late 60s. New Copy 2CD
A trio of classics from this groundbreaking group! First up is Living With The Animals – fantastic early work from Mother Earth – one of those special late 60s groups who emerged out of the rock, folk, and blues scenes – but who somehow managed to make a very special sound of ... CD
Reprise/Wounded Bird, Late 60s. New Copy
Overlooked genius from Noel Harrison – best known as son of actor Rex Harrison, but presented here in a flurry of excellent LA recordings from the late 60s! Noel's clearly working in a style that's influenced by Fred Neil, Tim Buckley, Leonard Cohen, and some of the other more thoughtful ... CD
Elektra, 1965. New Copy
The first full album from the great Fred Neil – recorded for Elektra Records in the years before his underground fame on Capitol – and with a sound that's maybe a bit more bluesy overall, but in a very cool way! Fred's songwriting strengths are very much at play here – as almost ... CD
MKWAJU
Columbia/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 1981. New Copy (reissue)
Beautifully percussive sounds from Midori Takada and the Mkwaju ensemble – a group that features Takada on vibes, marimbas, gongs, and tom tom – alongside other percussion and marimbas too! Joe Hisaishi produced, and also plays keyboards – but the electric elements are light, and ... LP, Vinyl record album
RCA/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 1983. New Copy
A beautiful album of minimal, ambient sounds – a set that would be right at home in the world of Brian Eno's Obscure Music label – or maybe some of the chamber instrumental experiments of UK artists like Penguin Cafe Orchestra or Gavin Bryers! Like the former, there's an optimistic ... LP, Vinyl record album
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy
British rock, but with plenty of soul – as these artists were some of the first in the world to be influenced by the sound of early Motown Records – then set about trying to create their own strand of Detroit soul! The influence of Motown on the sound of so many other scenes has been ... CD
RPM (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 3 CDs
A fantastic collection of gems from the glam rock years – music that's much more obscure than the bigger work of the time by artists like Bowie, Bolan, or Queen – and which instead represents this amazing untapped underground that really opens up our understanding of the time! Some of ... CD
Apple, 1968. New Copy 4LP (reissue)
The Beatles at their late best – on a self-titled set that's been long immortalized as The White Album! The White Album capped offed a period of intense creativity for the band, with a double set that's as freewheeling as anything they'd ever release. It's got raw rockers with wry lyricism, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Deram/Decca, Mid 60s. New Copy
Late 60s grooves from The Birds – the British Birds, not the American Byrds – featuring young Ronnie Wood! This collection brings together all four of The Birds extremely rare 1964-1965 Decca singles, along with ten unreleased demos, alternate takes, and unissued rarities. They never ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy
Very cool sounds from the 60s scene in Italy – music that's clearly inspired by the best British female pop of the period, and also a bit by Detroit soul – with maybe just a touch of French "yeh yeh" modes thrown in for good measure! Yet because the sounds come from a scene ... CD
Wick/Daptone, 2018. New Copy Gatefold
Buzzingly sunny power pop on a level that's rarely reached post-millennium! Michael Rault wouldn't only be filed so close to the Raspberries in your record collections because of the Ra-, he's a genuine torch carrier for sounds pioneered by bands of that ilk – a mix of sweetness and grit with ... LP, Vinyl record album
So Far (white vinyl pressing)
Atlantic/Rhino, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)
A great document of all this famous harmony trio/quartet were able to achieve during their first few years – a masterful reworking of vocal group modes from earlier rock and soul styles, taken forward towards the 70s with a spirit that's still as powerful today as it was back at the time! ... LP, Vinyl record album
Love Bites
Domino, 1978. New Copy
It's impossible to go wrong with The Buzzcocks during their early, and all-too-short years of greatness – and this fantastic second album is head and shoulders above work from most of their classic contemporaries on the UK scene! At a time when the group had already conquered the world of ... CD
Domino, 1978. New Copy
The fantastic first full album from The Buzzcocks – a group who'd already set the UK scene on fire with a flurry of amazing singles at the start of the punk generation! Here, they amazingly keep up all the great energy of their 7" releases – moving at a blistering pace throughout, ... CD
Modern Harmonic, 1967. New Copy
A rare second serving of material from one of the most unusual groups of the 60s – the legendary Fifty Foot Hose, a group who only issued the amazing Cauldron album back in the day – but who've gone on to have an impact on worlds of psych, electronics, and even hip hop for years to come! ... LP, Vinyl record album
Rhino, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)
The Monkees had so many fantastic records during their short span of recording, nearly all of them might well be "greatest hits" – but this set does a nice job of slimming the selection down to focus on some of the most long-lasting tracks from the group! There's a few killer Boyce ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fat Possum/TVZ, 1993. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
Townes revisiting his own time-honored tunes from the late 60s onward, often backed by just a second guitar or fiddle, spare settings that maximize the stark power of his songwriting and voice! The voice is really the key here, distinctive in both the songwriting – with some of the most ... LP, Vinyl record album
Tomato/Fat Possum, 1968. New Copy
The great debut of Townes Van Zandt! On the level of pure songwriting, it's masterful – Townes was pretty much in peak form on that front even on the debut! The record is at it's best when it's at it's most intimate – simply letting his voice and acoustic guitar carry everything. ... LP, Vinyl record album
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1968. New Copy
The Holy Modal Rounders in all of their glory – weirder and even more hard to define than ever before – but maybe a bit more focused and tuneful than during the time that founders Peter Stampfel and Steve Weber spent in the Fugs! The group here also includes the young Sam Shepard ... CD
RIP – Siegel Schwall
Wooden Nickel/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy
A fond farewell to the Siegel Schwall Band, as you might guess from the title – one last studio effort from the group, before Corky Siegel took off on his solo career, and Jim Schwall concentrated on farming! The set's a bit different than the rest of their initial albums for Wooden Nickel ... CD
Live – The Last Summer
Wooden Nickel/Wounded Bird, 1973. New Copy
Live material from Chicago's Siegel Schwall Band – recorded in small clubs in the Midwest, very much the sort of venues from which they sprang! There's as much of a no-nonsense vibe going on here as on their studio albums, and maybe even a bit more grit overall – especially on the ... CD
Sleepy Hollow
Wooden Nickel/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy
Nothing sleepy here, as the Siegel Schwall Band are very much in the lean, bluesy territory that made them such a standout act on the Chicago scene of the 70s! These guys have a real Old Town blend of folk roots and blues inspirations – never trying to force things with either too much ... CD
Wooden Nickel/Wounded Bird, 1971. New Copy
A classic set from this legendary Chicago group of the early 70s – a combo led by Jim Schwall and Corky Siegel – two blue-eyed Windy City musicians who were unabashedly in love with the blues music of their scene! Unlike some of the later crossover blues albums of the 70s, these guys ... CD
Deep Are The Roots
Prestige/Wounded Bird, 1965. New Copy
Very early work from singer Tracy Nelson – done years before her greater fame in the group Mother Earth, and with a folksy, stripped-down style that's mighty nice! The set's one of a handful of folk classics that Prestige Records issued in the 60s – material that's way hipper than some ... CD
Atco/Wounded Bird, 1969. New Copy
We're not normally ones to stock a Cher album, but this one's pretty darn hip – recorded in at Muscle Shoals Sound, the studio referenced in the title of the album, and presented in a wonderful cover image that has Cher standing outside the tiny facility with a host of legendary studio ... CD
Grapefruit (UK), Late 60s/2016. New Copy 3 CDs
The complete works of Ranbow Ffolly – presented here in an overstuffed 3CD set! First off, forgive the double letters in the group's name – but that's the way the band spelled it themselves, and if you sounded this trippy, you'd probably do the same! Rainbow Ffolly have a really ... CD
Oldays (Japan), 1964. New Copy
Jaunty pop from the 60s Italian scene – sung by a singer with a voice that's lively on the swingers, and just the right pitch on the mellower numbers! Backings are relatively full – there's a larger orchestra pictured on the back cover – but as with so much Euro pop of the period ... CD
Without Mercy (4CD set)
Factory Benelux (Luxembourg), 1986. New Copy 4 CDs
A beautiful little record from Durutti Column – and a bit of a departure for Vini Reilly, given that there's more of an overall concept to the album! The set's an all-instrumental one – a bit different than his blue-tinged vocal work of the first few Factory albums – but it's ... CD
Demon (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)
A really unusual moment from Lulu – who's quite far here from To Sir With Love – and starting to take on the music of Davie Bowie as well! The set features a really surprising collaboration with Bowie and Mick Ronson on versions of "The Man Who Sold The World" and "Watch ... LP, Vinyl record album
Weezer
Geffen, 1994. New Copy (reissue)
The debut album by Weezer! The now-dubbed Blue Album was released at the height of the post-Nirvana rock era, with whom the much more enthusiastic Weezer even shared label – and that very enthusiasm made them heroes to some and pariahs to others at the time. Now, of course, it's a classic ... LP, Vinyl record album
Young Americans
RCA, 1975. Very Good+
A brilliant soul album! That's right, we said SOUL album! Bowie was at the height of his Ziggy Stardust fame when this one was recorded – a drastic left-turn in styles, forged during a point in his American tour when he could take a break, head to Philly, plug in at the Sigma Sound Studios, ... LP, Vinyl record album
On Records, 1972. New Copy (reissue)
Early 70s psych folk from DR Hooker – looking pretty biblical in the cover photo – with a spiritual tilt to some of the lyrics, but in a pretty tripped out way – and a wild mix of styles, from easygoing, approachable folk pop, to untamed, fuzzed out psychedelia! We were expecting ... LP, Vinyl record album
SF Sorrow
Rare Earth, 1968. New Copy (reissue)
A late 60s masterpiece from The Pretty Things – beautifully baroque west coast psych pop, done in a style that links together the headier LA sound of Love with some of the more concept-driven work of the UK scene at the time! There's an undeniable power in the record – an energy that ... LP, Vinyl record album
Into You
Obscure Oxide/Lion, 1978. New Copy (reissue)
A really unusual set from the mid 70s underground – recorded by an obscure group in a tiny studio, but with a care and class that easily matches bigger records from the time! The guitar work is excellent – as tight as any heard on 70s AOR albums of the period, but much more relaxed, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Cherry Red (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD
A fantastic entry in the Close To The Noise Floor series – one that looks at early American experiments with electronics – but from the DIY generation that was unlocking access to technology that had previously been in the hands of bigger label artists and the academic electronic scene! ... CD
Page One/Grapefruit (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 3CD
Two full albums from this compelling late 60s British group – plus lots of bonus tracks too! First up is Two Sides Of A Penny – a great little record from a British group who grew out of a single studio pop hit – then quickly emerged as something else entirely! Singer Brian ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 5CD
The northern side of the UK scene finally gets its due – all with a sound that's a lot more exciting than the spare landscape pictured on the cover! The work is all from Scotland, and it's hardly the music of kilts and bagpipes – because nearly all these tracks had a huge influence on ... CD
Modern Harmonic, 1967. New Copy (reissue)
A massively tripped out batch of tunes – and one of THE psychedelic classics of the late 60s! Fifty Foot Hose had a sound that was half rock/half electronics – one that well suited their placement on the Limelight label, and which was a perfect bridge between the far side of rock and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Omnivore, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
Really fantastic work from Van Duren – one of the great almost-rans in 70s pop – a singer/songwriter who emerged from the same Memphis roots as Big Star, recorded at Ardent Studios, and even worked in a band with Chris Bell – yet somehow also managed to make music that was very ... LP, Vinyl record album
Teensville, Late 60s. New Copy
Pure pop magic – and a set that's bound to turn you onto a few dozen tunes you've never heard before! The set's the grooviest the Teensville label has ever given us – a package that goes way way deep into the late 60s world of Sunshine Pop – much deeper than the hits, and even ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
They're not lying with the title of this one – as producer Mickie Most was one of the true studio geniuses on the UK scene of the 60s – as you'll hear here in a fantastic collection of some of his best work – packaged with a beautiful 72 page booklet of notes that will tell you ... CD
 
Updated February 16, 2019


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