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


Les Soleils De L'Ile De Paques
WRWTFWW (Switzerland), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
Interrvallissphereee
Moog Recordings Library, 2018. New Copy
The genius of Charlemagne Palestine, served up as part of the Moog Recordings Library – on a set that has all the legendary Palestine approach, served up on moogy instrumentation! The piece leaps in right from the start, then sustains this tremendous glow of electric energy – all while ... LP, Vinyl record album
Ttuunneesszz Duh Rruunneesszz
Moog Recordings Library, 2018. New Copy
A really dark little piece from Charlemagne Palestine – quite different than his long acoustic progressions, and instead almost a paean call to dark demons from the electronic underworld! In his usual fashion, Palestine creates a shifting shape out of a small cluster of notes – but in ... LP, Vinyl record album
Moog Recordings Library, 2018. New Copy
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
Gokcen Kaynatan
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy
You may not be able to say his name that easily, but you'll definitely be singing the praises of Gokcen Kaynatan after you hear this groovy little record – a totally amazing bit of moogy electronics recorded on the Turkish scene in the 60s and 70s! There's plenty of guitar in the mix, too ... LP, Vinyl record album
Afro-Progresivo
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1973. New Copy
The album's titled Afro Progressivo, but it's got a sound that's also as spacey as its cover image – served up here in a great blend of electric instrumentation mixed with a fair bit of percussion – all then given some very strange effects in the studio! The sound library set was ... LP, Vinyl record album
Le Avventura
Deneb/Finders Keepers (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)
The masterpiece by one of the most obscure artists in the Italian sound library scene of the early 70s – music that easily moves from funky sounds to cosmic styles to jazzy moments and beyond – sometimes within the space of a single tune! Gerardo Iacoucci's music is a huge change from ... LP, Vinyl record album
Finders Keepers (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
GAD (Poland), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
A killer look at the ultra-obscure world of Polish sound library recordings in the 60s and 70s – music that's even rarer than the small pressing albums from Western Europe at the time, and equally groovy as well! The track selection here is superb – handled by the Soul Service team who ... CD
Gonzai (France), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
Wonderfully groovy sounds from the great Bernard Estardy – the made French studio genius who certainly lives up to his image on the cover! Despite the large date range on the front, most of these tracks feel like our favorite style of late 60s/70s French grooves – the kind that are ... LP, Vinyl record album
Blue Sky Fingers
678 Records (Netherlands), 1970s. New Copy
Very jazzy work from Dutch keyboardist Rob Franken – a set of tracks that definitely lives up to the "fingers" in the title, as all the tunes feature very deft work on guitar from Joop Scholten! Joop's got a style that's very tight, and sometimes a bit 60s soul jazz in approach ... LP, Vinyl record album
KPM/Vocalion (UK), 1970s. New Copy
Easy listening, but done the KPM Sound Library way – which means that most of the cuts here have a great undercurrent of funk! Given that KPM often employed the same artists who recorded the style of funky easy featured on the famous Sound Gallery compilations, you can bet that this set's a ... CD
Afro-Progresivo
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1973. New Copy
The album's titled Afro Progressivo, but it's got a sound that's also as spacey as its cover image – served up here in a great blend of electric instrumentation mixed with a fair bit of percussion – all then given some very strange effects in the studio! The sound library set was ... CD
Parete 67 For Emilio Vedova
Die Schachtel (Germany), 1967. New Copy
Darkly electronic sounds from 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 sounds here were created for an exhibition in the Italian Pavilion in the Montreal Expo ... LP, Vinyl record album
Feelings (with bonus CD)
Carosello/Schema (Italy), 1974. New Copy LP & CD (reissue)
A legendary sound library set from the 70s Italian scene – exactly the kind of record that got so many folks digging for sound library funk so many years ago! The record's a masterpiece of funky rhythms, jazzy instrumentation, and warmer touches – served up with plenty of Fender Rhodes ... LP, Vinyl record album
Sexedelic
Metronome/Wah Wah (Spain), 1971. New Copy (reissue)
A fantastic record that more than lives up to the promise of its title and cover – and a set that's gone onto legendary fame as part of the music used by director Jess Franco for his Vampyros Lesbos films! The music here comes from the German jazz scene of the early 70s – a sound ... LP, Vinyl record album
Flipper/Spettro (Italy), 1971. New Copy (reissue)
An overlooked set from one of the all-time greats on the Italian sound library scene – an artist who made so many wonderful contributions to soundtracks in the 60s, then went onto record albums like this, which were barely heard by most folks at the time! The music is rich in chorus vocals, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Spleen
GAD (Poland), 2002. New Copy
Mikolaj Hertel may not be a household name, but he certainly knows how to create some great electronic sounds when he wants to – and even on an album as late as this, he comes across with a sound to rival the spacey electronic masters of the European scene of the 70s! The music is spare and ... CD
Disco Fashion
Erezioni (Italy), 1979. New Copy (reissue)
The sound is electric, but also pretty darn funky – not the colder electro disco that would dominate the European scene in the 80s, but the earlier mode that often had lots of live instrumentation at the core – then augmented by sweet touches on moog and other keyboards! The ... LP, Vinyl record album
Romance & Drama
Coloursound Library/Transversales Disques (France), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)
A really unusual sound library session from Alessandro Alessandroni – quite different both from his regular work, and from what you might expect from the title! There's maybe more drama than romance here, but still in a very subtle way – as the tunes have this kind of descending, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Rock
Transversales Disques (France), 1982. New Copy (reissue)
Never-released music by electroacoustic legend Bernard Parmegiani – created in his incredible studio, pictured on the front cover – and issued here for the first time ever! The sounds were created for a film in the early 80s – and they feature Parmegiani working on a beautiful ... LP, Vinyl record album
Wyrd War, 2015. New Copy
Totally weird sounds from a totally weird place – Oregon's Enchanted Forest sanctuary – a playful park with a look and feel that's right out of fantasy books and fairy tales! The music here definitely has a sound to match – almost like videogame themes that you'd hear if the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Born Bad (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
ESP (180 gram pressing)
Cometa (Italy), 1973. New Copy (reissue)
One of the weirdest sound library records we've ever heard from Egiso Macchi – and that's really saying a lot, given how much weird music the man has given us over the years! The set is very heavy on sounds created by the theremin – but with styles that are often a bit different than ... LP, Vinyl record album
I Marc 4 – 1
Seven Men (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)
An incredible album from this hip studio combo – and one that's every bit a Hammond jazz album as it is a sound library rarity! The set's got more organ than usual from I Marc 4 – mixed with some tracks that have a great piano vibe too – all at a level that's very soulful, and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Discomusic (with bonus CD)
Schema (Italy), 1978. New Copy
A wild one from Italian soundtrack composer Piero Umiliani – a set that definitely lives up to the disco promise of the title, but which still has some of the cool playful touches of Umiliani's work in movies too! The record may well be the funkiest that Piero ever cut – and was done ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fonit/Schema (Italy), 1970. New Copy
Fantastic sounds from the Italian scene – a set that's got some of the coolest, grooviest tunes we've heard from that country's sound library generation! Unlike some of the spookier, more avant sets from the libraries, this one's awash in beautiful little instrumentals that fit somewhere ... LP, Vinyl record album
Costanza/Schema (Italy), 1979. New Copy (reissue)
A sound library album from the end of the 70s, but one that's got a fair bit of funky jazz in the mix, too – thanks to a lifetime dedication to the music by Amleto "Puccio" Roelens! Roelens was a musician with a long lineage on the Italian scene in the postwar years – and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Musique Electronique Du Cosmos
MusiCues/Wah Wah (Spain), Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)
Fantastic spacey sounds by the young Jean-Jacques Perry – heard here before his more famous American recordings with Gershon Kingsley – in a mode that's maybe even more abstract and modern overall! The sounds are an unusual link between the musique concrete scene in France and some of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Nelson/Vampi Soul (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy
Some of the freakiest work we've ever heard from this legendary funky combo – material that still comes from the same Italian sound library scene as the rest of their music, but maybe with a vibe that's even more electric and fuzzy overall! There's some very strong electric guitar and bass ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1992. New Copy
One of the wildest electronic musicians in the Eastern European scene – working here on some very long, very stretched-out tracks that are completely cosmic overall! The music was recorded in the early 90s, but has a quality that rivals some of the more progressive European electronic ... CD
Drammatico (180 gram pressing)
Panda/Sonor (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)
They're not kidding with the title of this one – as the album leaps off to a very dramatic style, right from the start – with a surprisingly noisy sound titled after the incubation of the heavens! That noise moves aside a bit as the album moves on, but the whole thing still stays very ... LP, Vinyl record album
Afro Discoteca EP
Four Flies (Italy), 1978. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)
Four sweet tracks from the great Alessandro Alessandroni – very groovy material that takes his sound library genius into the Italian club scene – with a set of tracks that are years ahead of their time! The album and all titles have "Afro" at the start – but there's ... LP, Vinyl record album
Planetes
Cortizona (Belgium), 1982. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A sublime love song to all things spacey and cosmic – served up on a host of early 80s keyboards that come across in a surprisingly warm sort of style! The tracks are all quite long, and follow the best modes of French underground electronics of the 70s – particularly that generation ... LP, Vinyl record album
Binsy
Phonotype/Cabiria (Italy), 1975. New Copy (reissue)
A really moody little sound library record – heavy on analogue electronics, but used in ways that are nicely changed up from track to track – and quite different than the usual library album of this style! Some tracks are light and tuneful, but others are quite dark and experimental ... LP, Vinyl record album
Funky Tramway (180 gram vinyl)
Vadim/Underdog (France), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)
One of the coolest projects ever from funky sound library genius Janko Nilovic – and one of his most-sampled records too! The albums maybe even more offbeat than some of Janko's previous projects – as it features a studio group, named Mad Unity, with a very heavy lineup of keyboards ... LP, Vinyl record album
Zielony Dach
GAD (Poland), 1977. New Copy
A sweet set of grooves from the 70s – served up here by a Polish combo rooted in jazz, but who also seem to have a pretty great ear for clubby styles of the time! The music is mostly instrumental disco, but delivered from a jazz funk perspective – with some especially nice flute work ... CD
Guerra E Angoscia
Rotary/Intervallo (Italy), 1973. New Copy (reissue)
Moody work from the darker side of the Italian sound library scene – served up here under the Narassa name of composer Sandro Brugnolini! Sandro did jazzy work in his early days, but here he's awash in deep textures of sound – very much in the spirit that was showing up in Italian ... LP, Vinyl record album
Industria No 1
Canopo/Intervallo (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)
A beautiful little sound library set – but in a noisy sort of way! Gerardo Iacoucci really takes the "industry" in the title seriously – and creates all these cool tunes that capture the sound of automation and factory work – mostly through modes that are rhythmic and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Worlds Within Worlds
Island/Superior Viaduct, 1974. New Copy (reissue)
Mindblowing music from the legendary Basil Kirchin – a British composer who started out doing more conventional soundtrack material in the decade before – but who here is making music from a range of sonic sources that include both regular instruments and extrapolated sounds from nature! ... LP, Vinyl record album
Basta (Netherlands), 1960s. New Copy 3LP
An amazing lost trove of work by electronic music Raymond Scott – sounds that were never issued commercially, and which may well represent the last corner of his genius yet to be explored! The music here was all created in Scott's home studio on Long Island – and is a fantastic blend ... LP, Vinyl record album
Folk Group (with bonus CD)
Soundworkshop/Schema (Italy), 1974. New Copy LP & CD (reissue)
Not a folk group of the kind you'd find in Greenwich Village or the Appalachians – and instead an unusual sound library project from maestro Piero Umiliani – one that mixes acoustic instrumentation with his usual sweet Italian grooves! The forward instrumentation here sometimes comes ... LP, Vinyl record album
Liuto/Schema (Italy), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold & CD (reissue)
Percussion and special effects – a really wonderful blend, especially in the hands of Italian maestro Piero Umiliani! The album's one of Piero's more experimental and electronic outings – done for the Liuto sound library label, with lots of cool production techniques that make the ... LP, Vinyl record album
La Conquista Di Luna
RCA/Schema (Italy), 1969. New Copy
A journey into space with a wonderful sound – served up here as a set of cosmic instrumentals from Luciano Michelini, most of which have a pretty groovy vibe! The mix of 60s instrumentation, spacey touches, and light electric moments reminds us of Peter Thomas or Johnny Harris at their best ... CD
Mare Romantico (180 gram pressing)
Volga/Sonor (Italy), 1974. New Copy (reissue)
Great work from a trio of Italian sound library composers – all working together here to craft a lovely picture of the watery deep! As you'd guess from the title, there's some slight currents here that recall the sexier styles of Italian soundtrack work – lightly jazzy elements, maybe ... LP, Vinyl record album
BBC/Silva Screen, 1983. New Copy (reissue)
Weird and wonderful sounds from one of the coolest spots in the universe – the legendary BBC Radiophonic Workshop, home to a mix of surprisingly groovy and experimental electronic music! This album was issued on the 25th anniversary of the sonic institution – and it features a strong ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fruwajaca Lalka (with bonus track)
Inter Sonus/GAD (Poland), 1991. New Copy
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 ... CD
Arte Moderna
Flipper/Cacophonic (UK), 1972. New Copy
Modern art, but of the sonic variety – served up here by composer Daniela Casa on a rare sound library album, but with a free-thinking quality that rivals the best of the avant garde at the time! Unlike some more staid, academic record, there's no overarching concept here – no detailed ... LP, Vinyl record album
Pronit/GAD (Poland), 1990. New Copy
Wladyslaw Komendarek looks like a bit of a madman on the back cover of this release – sitting at a very dated keyboard, ironically wearing a surfing sweatshirt, and posed with mirrored sunglasses, a shaggy beard, and a military cap! None of those elements seem to match at all – and ... CD
Horoscope (180 gram pressing)
Edizioni Minstrel/Spettro (Italy), 1978. New Copy (reissue)
A fantastic trip into the twelve signs of the Zodiac, courtesy of the Modern Sound Quartet – a very funky instrumental group that features lots of sweet keyboards from Oscar Rocchi! The music follows a similar format to other great zodiac funk records of the 70s – in that each of the ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated August 21, 2018


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