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Artist: COPELAND, ERIC
Title: Logo My Ego
Format: 12"
Label: L.I.E.S.
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"A perfect candidate for L.I.E.S., Black Dice figurehead Eric Copeland follows the trajectory of his Post Present Medium and DFA sessions to some of his strongest dancefloor gear on Logo My Ego. His loops are still sloppier than yer nanas sunday lunch but feel as though hes maybe given the carrots a trim especially for this platter. The five tracks bear a very similar approach to $hit & $hines diesel-stained No wave disco (kinda kicking myself for not noticing that before), from the loose disco smut of Logo My Ego and the bouncing, sweltering psych chug of Uncle Sams Blues and over to the breakbeat fonk extrusion of Trophy Nuts and the dirgey sway of Workin. Flashes of brilliance mixed with glimpses of utter rot makes for a turbulent trip to say the least."

Artist: V/A
Title: Muse Mecanique
Format: LP
Label: La Brea
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Recently uncovered stash of this LP document of the wonderous Cliff House museum (MUSEE MECHANIQUE) outside of San Francisco. Released about ten years ago, these were field recordings of the collection of carnival, penny arcade, and other amusement games collected and cared for byEdward Galland Zelinsky. In the interim it appears that there have been a few CDs released that captured these magical machines, but this LP was the first document and there seems to be no where that still has any copies. We have just a short stack ourselves." - La Brea.
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Artist: V/A
Title: Festival Electronica en Abril 2003-2012
Format: Double Lp Box Set
Label: La Casa Encendida
Country: Spain
Price: $31.00
"To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Festival Electrónica en Abril, born in 2003 at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, La Casa Encendida has invited some of the artists that have left their personal mark on the event, right now the oldest music festival in Madrid. All of them have contributed exclusive tracks to this 2LP that provide an insight into the quality and diversity of the festival. These are ten exclusive tracks that research a very specific sound quality (Eleh, Radian, nsi.), take introspective journeys (Thomas Köner, Maja Ratkje) and summon deep rhythmic collisions (Farben aka Jan Jelinek, Dopplereffekt, Elektro Guzzi, Matmos, SND). All of them seem to share a desire for experimentation that encompasses the emotional as a response to a general state of things that hits us with an overdose of data and experimentation. Matmos track was composed playing around with a friends new synthesizer. Eleh added field recordings to his usual microscopic sound aesthetic for the first time. Thomas Köner composed this intimate and melancholic piece for his grandmother, and Maja Ratkje goes deep into an alien ambient lullaby of ravishing simplicity and beauty. Farben deconstructs rhythm to build it up again as a pure ecstatic house beat. Nsi., the project of Tobias Freund and Max Loderbauer embark on an abyssal expedition to the far reaches of sound. Dopplereffekt melt their retro-futurist electro into crystalline emotions. Elektro Guzzi, always recording live, without overdubs, was helped in the studio by Patrick Pulsinger, taking the bullet train directly to the heart of their amazing analog techno, where guitar, bass and drums truly count. And SND (Mark Fell and Matt Steel) ride on an oblique and funked-up carousel of their own making, where rhythm and math surf together. And finally, Farben goes deep into glorious house-not-house." - La Casa Encendida.

Artist: TURMAN, ROBERT
Title: Macro
Format: LP
Label: La Delirante
Country: Italy
Price: $29.00
"Macro was originally going to be titled Roots, because it really goes back to what I was doing 40 years ago, just more modernized technique. I had always taken small snippets of tape and records, repeated them, slowed down, modified, and layered etc. Macro was all done on the computer. Id been thinking about how in the old days, pop songs were always between two and three minutes long. Most of my music has always been longer extended pieces. I wanted to recreate the feel of noise in the pop song format, so I specifically created an albums worth of songs, all at exactly three minutes, a concept album I suppose. Micro samples were cut, copied, pasted, and totally whacked out. As with all of my music, I have always defied anyone to identify the samples" --Robert Turman. Previously released on cassette by Fabrica Records in 2012, with the separate tracks crossfaded to make each side a continuous track. Here, the individual tracks are divided as originally conceived. Limited edition of 218 screenprinted and numbered copies." - La Delirante.

Artist: V/A
Title: Circuit Dactes
Format: LP
Label: La Formte Lente
Country: France
Price: $15.00
"Featuring new solidly froidetastic uptempo trax from Wierd label bands Frank(just Frank) from Paris and Automelodi from Montreal, both of whos long-awaited debut LPs will be released by WIERD later this spring, this release is an excellent introduction to the new French minimal synth scene. Edition of only 500 copies, get one while theyre still cold..." - Wierd.
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Artist: DENVER, NATE
Title: Wait, Youre Not A Centaur
Format: Book/CD
Label: La Mano
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"a book comprising 50 stories of exactly 50 words in length, with topics ranging from a meeting of Jesus and Bolt Thrower to the virtues of peanut butter, accompanied by drawings with titles like "Viking Bee and Consenting Whale", plus a 21 song CD by black metal/ folk/ hiphop/ freek NATE DENVERS NECK (Nate also does bass duties in TOTAL SHUTDOWN). It gets the ok from Byron Coley, Mick Turner (Dirty Three), Tom Araya, AND the guitar player from Tool, which ought to be more than good enough for the likes of you." - La Mano.

Artist: AF URSIN
Title: 2 Me Fascicule
Format: CD
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $12.00
New release from Timo van Luijk, whos had many excellent recordings on his own label as well as Rund um den Watzman and Le Souffleur (see recent Asra lp). Limited/numbered.
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Artist: AF URSIN
Title: Aika
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
"…the record may sounded like a bad pressing, but its just the addition of extra hiss and crackles in the music. It seems that everything about this record is old, and Van Luijk also had his grandmother contribute voice. This record, the music that is on it, is not from these times. It just isnt. Af Ursin plays music that sounds old, like browsing sepia toned photographs from, well, why not, your grandparents. Piano, saxophones, drums, percussion, the voice, some extra crackles, hardly any electronics around here (if any at all), although in a piece like Sortilege I am not too sure of that. Recorded on analogue tape, obviously, this is truly a beautiful record. Nothing new, but aged beauty." - Frans de Waard, Vital Weekly.

Artist: AF URSIN
Title: Aura Legato
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $38.00
"At the same Timo van Luyck releases a new LP as Af Ursin, if Im not mistaken his second or third. Van Luyck produces all the sounds himself on his records, which are finely woven together. He plays electronica to process sounds from a flute, voices, glass harmonium and on side two even, a drum-machine and bass guitar. Here, on this side, things are jumpy, perhaps even a bit krautrock like, which doesnt sound unlike old HNAS records. But for the most part this record (four lengthy pieces in total) contains wonderful extended drone music, that is alike some of the UK counterparts, but Af Ursin adds a much more musical dimension to it, through a much clearer use of instruments and a likewise much clearer production. Great stuff for those who like expand beyond the ordinary drone music." - Frans De Ward. Edition of 350. Highly Recommended!
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Artist: AF URSIN
Title: De Overkant
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
Second edition of 300 copies, with new artwork. “A collection of seven intimate pieces about detachment, the inner world, timelessness, silence,… Instrumentation: Hammond organ, voice, piano, guitar, harp, flute, percussion, field recordings. Performed, recorded and produced by Timo van Luijk at Kulta Saha 2009-2014.” - La Scie Dorée.

Artist: AF URSIN
Title: Itinera
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
Edition of 250 copies on transparent vinyl. "First full electronic album, played, recorded and mixed by Timo van Luijk at Kulta Saha 2016‐2017. An imaginary one way trip through microcosmic oscillations in seven macrosonic constellations. The space of sound versus the sound of space” - La Scie Doree.

Artist: AF URSIN
Title: Murrille
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $30.00
"Introverted minimal experimental music with rhythmic krautdrones and noisy eruptions. Multitracked recordings of different acoustic instruments (string,percussion,wind) and voice. Part of the mixing was done by Christoph Heemann." - La Scie Doree. Edition of 500. Last copies of this 2002 release.
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Artist: AF URSIN
Title: Trois Memoires Discretes
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $26.00
Pulpit rock "Three introspective instrumental compositions performed on English horn, flute, percussion, double bass, and Hammond organ, recorded and mixed by TIMO VAN LUIJK. Stripped-down with slow-moving sounds, less layering, nearing modern classical music more than drone." -La Scie Doree. "When he has his solo hat on, Timo van Luijk calls himself Af Ursin and his favorite format of release is the LP too. His covers are beautiful, just like the In Camera releases actually, but do not contain an awful lot of information, just like the In Camera releases actually. Af Ursins music is less based on electronics, but more along the lines of acoustic instruments. Van Luijk uses a relatively small palette of sounds and works with them. I believe not in an analogue manner, but through the use of the computer. The a-side has the side long piece Sylphide, which seems to be build from a trombone or trumpet sound. A simple tune, repeated over and over again, with some pauses in between. Say the way Brian Eno did his early ambient pieces of loops of varying length, but then even more stripped down, reduced, minimal and perhaps also more classical. Taciturne, the first piece on the b-side is with flute sounds, but also with some highly obscured field recordings of objects moving in the far distant. Elegie is then another piece for another instrument. It seems an organ of some kind, like a childrens organ, or a harmonium, but perhaps pitched up a bit. I am not sure, but here to we have the same layered aspects as we had on the other side and yet at the same time this layering doesnt mean its crowded. It has that same wonderful tranquil character as the other two pieces, or, in fact the two In Camera records. I play all of this music when I got up this autumn morning, mainly playing music and watching clouds pass outside, making darkness and sunlight change all the time, in a similar slow motion. This is just perfect. I should take a day off, play all Af Ursin records, In Cameras other two records and all of the Mirror releases." - Frand de Waard, Vital Weekly.

Artist: CROENE, FREDERIK & TIMO VAN LUIJK
Title: Voile au Vent
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
"Vinyl only edition of 400 copies. Extended piano improvisations embedded in a freely arranged instrumentation." - La Scie Doree.

Artist: ELODIE
Title: Echos Pastoraux
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
Second edition of 300."Debut album from 2011 by Timo van Luijk & Andrew Chalk. Eleven instrumental tracks translating elements of a homely sketchbook memory. Percussion on "Récit Inouï" by Daisuke Suzuki. Accidental sounds on "En Aval" by Ian Middleton." - La Scie Dorée.

Artist: ELODIE
Title: Miniatures Persanes
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $20.00
Elodie is Timo van Luijk and Andrew Chalk. "A musical fantasy in two movements symbolising the evocative power and poetry of ancient illustration." - La Scie Dorée.

Artist: ELODIE
Title: Traces Ephémères
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
Second edition of 240 copies. "Eclectic ensemble of 18 instrumental arrangements evoking an epic and existential soundtrack determined by the power of momentary destiny and reflective sentiment.
Music played by Andrew Chalk & Timo van Luijk. Clarinet by Jean-Noël Rebilly. Piano, koto by Tom James Scott." - La Scie Dorée.

Artist: IN CAMERA
Title: Frampton Comes Alive
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $26.00
"New studio recordings + live recordings from 2006 VPRO radio session. Edition of 400 copies." -La Scie Doree.

Artist: LA POUPÉE VIVANTE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $20.00
"Four movements of electro-acoustic and vocal poetry projecting luminous shadows of a decadent fin de siècle. Performed by Timo van Luijk, Frédérique Bruyas, Arlette Aubin." - La Scie Dorée.

Artist: LUMINE
Title: All The Unnamed
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $22.00
Edition of 300. "New project of Timo van Luijk with Graham Stewart and John Whyte. Played, recorded and mixed by Timo van Luijk & Graham Stewart at Kulta Saha, 2015‐2016. Sleeve drawing, design and titles by John Whyte." “From a blank page appeared six chapters of sparse electronics and acoustic instrumentals. A subtle story revealing the slowly moving interplay of delicate sonic tension and distant drama of desolate melodies.” - La Scie Doree.

Artist: ONDE
Title: One
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $25.00
"Edition of 400 copies. Onde = Greg Jacobs, Timo van Luijk, Marc Wroblewski. First post-Noise Makers Fifes release. Sinister psych, semi-acoustic noise." - La Scie Doree.

Artist: VAN LUIJK, TIMO & KRIS VANDERSTRAETEN
Title: High Noon
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $28.00
"LP from Timo van Luijk and improvising jazz drummer Kris Vanderstraeten. Spaced out improvised music, mainly acoustic and with a strong percussive touch. First album in their 10 year collaboration. LP on white vinyl with a silkscreened cover by Kris Vanderstraeten. Edition of 250 copies."
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Artist: VAN LUIJK, TIMO /KRIS VANDERSTRAETEN
Title: Costa del Luna
Format: LP
Label: La Scie Doree
Country: Belgium
Price: $20.00
"Edition of 400 copies). 2nd album. Lunar psychedelic improvisations." - La Scie Doree. Timo Van Luijk = Af Ursin. Hes also collaborated with Raymond Dijkstra in Asra.

Artist: BLACK SWANS, THE
Title: Change!
Format: LP
Label: La Societe Expeditionnaire
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"here should be a pat means of conveying why the Black Swans matter. Something like: ⿿Dylans oblique, carpented melodies sung in Fred Neils voice while Leonard Cohen plays fiddle.⿝ Something that could go on a CD wrapper, if anyone used those any more. But clearly glibness will not suffice to bend your ear to a band youve (likely) never heard of; we will have to do better, knowing we will probably fail. Change! is only the second full-length album by the Black Swans, following on the delightfully priapic and correctly-titled Sex Brain EP. By rights, it is too soon to expect them to have perfected the choked swoon of the earlier works⿿the progression from Who Will Walk In The Darkness With You? meditations on mortality to Sex Brain were like a shuttered antique store full of miniatures of the corsetted deceased, turning unexpectedly pornographic behind the counter. And if not premature, it would be perverse to suggest that a record about metamorphosis and the pruning of dried limbs could be perfective in any but the smallest sense. Let us then abjure the finality of superlatives and lose ourselves in the pangs and aches of aspiration: the falling of leaves and the shedding of skin." - Stylus. Limited edition with hand-painted jackets.

Artist: MAKO SICA
Title: Essence
Format: LP
Label: La Societe Expeditionnaire
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Primal and earthen, Essence is by far their most expansive work to date. The second full-length effort from the band ventures deep into the avant garde, citing influences like the Art Ensemble of Chicago and Sun Ra, but also maintains a nervous punk energy." - La Societe Expeditionnaire.

Artist: GALBRAITH, ALASTAIR/JEAN JACQUES PALIX/DAVID WATSON
Title: Pure Speculation
Format: One-Sided LP
Label: La Station Radar
Country: France
Price: $18.00
"Pure Speculation is a record by three people who live in Paris (France), New York (New York) and Taieri Mouth (New Zealand). They have all met each other, but have never all been in the same place together. This single-sided LP now exists physically, yet the music on it lives up to its rather grandiose name – and does not actually exist in the real world. Watson is an improviser known for his bag-piping, Galbraith an instrument builder and song-writer known for his long-form sound works using little-understood acoustic phenomena and for his very short songs, while Palix is a radiophonic composer and sound designer who composes balletic operas for aerobatic teams. All these things are true but all sound like Munchausens wildest lies. There is no point attempting to describe music that has been composed in three separate parts in the mind of such accomplished fabulists, and then realized as a totality via a form of long-distance ouija-board manipulation. It is a highly-fictional salad of bells, gongs, drones and tones which will stick in your mind long after you have heard it. No one planned it, at least two of the musicians were ignorant of its existence for most of its lifetime, and only a perennial over-reacher such as myself would attempt to justify it in prose. When I first heard Pure Speculation, I thought someone had spiked my drink. Then I realized that the name should be taken perfectly literally. So do your ears a favour and indulge in this rarified form of speculation, its unlike much else youll hear until the next time youre going under for major surgery – only this auditory hallucination is one you will remember once you regain consciousness. Drink up – heres to speculation!" - Bruce Russell. Limited to 300 copies.

Artist: ASTRONAUTS, THE
Title: Peter Pan Hits the Suburbs
Format: LP
Label: La Vida Es Un Mus
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"Reissue of this long lost masterpice from 1981 originally released by Bulge / Genius records. The Astronauts were (and are, after close to 30 years and a history of lineup shifts only bested by The Fall) the definitive psych-punk ensemble, though even that title doesnt do em justice. Their sound culminates the post 77 punk dabblings of head forbears Twink (his Do it 77 single and The Rings I wanna be free platter), Nik Turner (the outstanding Inner City Unit and the punkier late 70s bits of Hawkwind) and Daevid Allens planet Gong (with fellow acid-punkers Here and Now) all woven in with an earlier Robert Wyatt / mellow candle-y psych folk vibe... While not sounding like any of those things at all. Get it? The albums range is gigantic: from dissonant punk a la Fall (Everything stops for baby), to epic progressive folk (Protest song, Baby sings folk songs), ditties (Sod us), hard-rock (The Traveller), pop (How green was my valley), garage / surf (Still Talking), industrial (How long is a piece of string), and set to arrangements that employ synths, flute, saxophone, and strays into progressive or even free-form / psychedelic sections. The icing on the cake is the mature statement of the lyrics, a cynical and bitter exploration of the lives of simple men, miles away from the generic horror / punk overtones that permeated most of alternative albums at the time." - La Vida Es Un Mus. Highly recommended!

Artist: ASTRONAUTS, THE
Title: Survivors
Format: LP
Label: La Vida Es Un Mus
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Second release on the Astronauts early works reissue campaign. It covers the 1979-1980 vinyl releases of Mark Wilkins and company. It includes the four tracks from the self titled EP from 1979 and the four tracks from "Pranksters in Revolt" EP from 1980 on Bulge records. These tracks show us perhaps the most straight forward side of The Astronauts. Tagged at the end of each side youll find one of the tracks recorded under the Restricted Hours on the rare split EP with The Syndicate for the Stevenege RAR back in 1979. Swinging from proto punk to hard rock and from echo folk to epic synth jams - these tracks feature the amazing Wilkins lyrics of inner city criticism, self doubt and despair. This is free / DIY / Punk music as its best. The record comes with both a 11"x22" insert and a 4 X A5 insert with some rare pictures and magazine clippings as well as the lyrics for all the songs." - La Vida Es Un Mus. Highly recommended!!

A SIDE
"The Astronauts" EP
Survivors
All NightParty
Back Soon
Everything Stops The Baby
Getting Things Done (Restricted Hours)

B SIDE
"Pranksters in Revolt" EP
Young Mans World
Moderation Is Boring
We Were Talking
Big Ben
Still Living Out The Car Crash (Restricted Hours)
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Artist: HYGIENE
Title: Public Sector
Format: LP
Label: La Vida Es Un Mus
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"On their debut album Public Sector, Hygiene take the listener on a post-pub stagger through the concrete walkways and underpasses of Britains decline. Daydreaming at their offices on a weekday or at home with their record collection on a Saturday night, the members of Hygiene are dislocated in both time and space. Their LP has one DM boot in the past and the other longwing brogue firmly up the backside of the present. Public Sector hearkens back to a time of Polytechnic radicalism, Special Patrol Group repression and O Level temptresses yet evades the pitfalls of vapid historicity and pastiche. Hygiene see historical continuities and follow them to their logical conclusions, reducing their influences down to their essential constituent elements and reassembling them into now music for now people. Flouting Rockist conventions with equal doses of stark minimalism and plodding fury, these post-punks resolutely refuse the "post" prefix." - La Vida Es Un Mus.
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Artist: D.L. SAVINGS T.X.
Title: Ku Da Kay (Sic) In MY Basement Court
Format: Cass
Label: Labyrinth
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
Small stash of 1997 John Olson solo project, Packaged in beautiful silkscreened, handdrawn brown paper bag. Numbered edition of 52.
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Artist: WORKSHOP
Title: Meiguiweisheng Xiang
Format: CD
Label: Ladomat
Country: Germany
Price: $20.00
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Artist: PAX TITANIA
Title: s/t
Format: CDR
Label: Ladron Tape
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"..solo homebuilt electronics stuff apart from Warmer Milks. Homebuilt oscillators and effects, signal feedback and samplers. Forthcoming releases from Rampart Tapes including "Moons of Paracynia" C20 and split with Robert Beattys Three Legged Race as well as collaboration series with Irene Moon entitled "History of Darker Florida". Run of 100 slim case CDRs. " - Pax Titania.
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Artist: WARMER MILKS
Title: Permanent Drool / Lucifers Twins
Format: CDR
Label: Ladron Tape
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Pick up game of sloth played in the basement. Everyone was told to go "one at a time" but things went really wrong. recorded last year before the Radish On Light sessions. Two tracks, around 60 min." - Ladron Tape.
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Artist: AIRWAY
Title: Live At LACE
Format: Cass
Label: LAFMS
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"A faithful reproduction of the 1978 �??Live at LACE�?� cassette single made by Joe Potts in an edition of 20. The 2009 edition cassettes were made exclusively for sale during the Airway performance at �??A Fantastic World Superimposed on Reality: A Select History of Experimental Music�?�, the 2 day Noise Fest curated by Mike Kelley for the Performa 2009 biennial that took place Nov. 20 and 21, 2009 at the Gramercy Theater in NYC. This edition of 200 features sonically enhanced sound and restored artwork, down to the color Xerox labels and �??informative�?� insert expertly recreated by Tom Recchion. Please note this is only a SIX minute cassette! The original concept for the cassette was fueled by Potts discovery at a thrift shop of a tranche of cheap, short, pre-recorded childrens cassettes. Joe then would take a cassette and record a section of the �??Live at LACE�?� LP by randomly dropping the turntables needle on different parts of the record and recording that section for three minutes per cassette side. He originally intended to produce 100 cassettes, but after realizing how much work would be needed to accomplish this, he stopped at 20, making the original cassette one of the most sought-after collectibles in the LAFMS catalog. The cassettes are available in eight different colors (25 each color): Blue, Green, Lime, Magenta, Orange, Red, White, Yellow. Special offer for all eight colors purchased together." - LAFMS.
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Artist: JOE & JOE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: LAFMS
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
The return of LAFMS! Joe & Joe = Joseph Hammer and Joe Potts, longtime LA sound artists. Last copies...
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Artist: ANAKSIMANDROS
Title: Camels Running Through Life
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
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Artist: ARMAS HUUTAMO
Title: Aurinko On Kaunis Asia
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $7.00
"If youre already ready for more manic teenage improvised art punk from Finland here it comes! Unlike those pre-teenagers in the Demars, Armas Huutamo is the real thing! They are right in the middle of their teens! That means you can hear all the beautiful anxiety, creative energy and forever growing new pubic hair the age involves. The awesome songs presented on this 7⿝ have been picked from 50 other songs the duo made during the hyperproductive summer of 1998." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: AVARUS
Title: Kimi on Tintti
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
A-1. Vakiopaine, Jyväskylä / 2002; A-2. Brinkkala, Turku / 2003; B-1. Vesitorni, Jyväskylä / 2003, with Psychotomimetic Agents; B-2. Kipsari, Helsinki / 2003 (excerpt).

Artist: BUFFLE
Title: Constrictor
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"What needs to be said about a band that invents a new dance for every song they make and play flute by hanging it from a car window during their tours? The wind plays the flute like Buffle their casios, percussions and guitars. So we hear a pure feast of love and joy. Flux of funny sounds meet clumsy and naive repetition in a way that would make Holger Czukay hot of jealousy in his pool. And theres nothing better in life than to be hanging out in the breezing streets of Belgian winter and be saved by Buffle feeding you different kinds of vegetarian pizza slices." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: DEMARS, THE
Title: Verilaiskia
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"About 11 songs by about 8 and 12 year old boys from Pori, Finland. Some may remember his city as home of the hypno-rockers Circle. But this is far from hypnotism. Powerfu pre-teenage screamingl, hysterical yelling and manic cursing meets the Marshall guitar and Urpo - the fastest drum machine in the World. The Demars has recorded over 500 songs during 1994-97 and here are the very best of them. File under fantastic and mind blowing improvised hard core punk." - Lal Lal Lal.
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Artist: ERONEN, ROOPE
Title: Business Day
Format: Mag
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $11.00
"A picture book about business and success. Its called BUSINESS DAY and has 24 pro printed pages in black and white." -Lal Lal Lal

Artist: FRICARA PACCHU
Title: Midnight Pyre
Format: CD
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $16.50
"Twelve instrumental blasts recorded with a 4-tracker. Compared to earlier Pacchu releases this one has more complex song structures and detailed soundscapes. Imagine Nine Inch Nails making music for a video game about vikings and you might get the idea. Yes we know, the Quake soundtrack already excists, but Midnight Pyre is more sentimental." - Lal Lal Lal

Artist: GOOD BAND
Title: S/T
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $9.00
"Good Band was founded in 2005 by Aapo Rapi (8 Bits High, Verticals, Sunnuntaiorkesteri) and Benjamin Bergman (Vectors, The Torsors). The result is strongly good wibes party band: lots of funny minimal synths and some junk yard instruments. This tape compiles the best tracks of a huge mountain of tapes they have recorded during the past thousand nights, and its all you need for a Good Party." -Lal Lal Lal

Artist: HALL OF FAME
Title: Cannibal/Superstring Theory
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.75
"Two gems by the amazing and magical Hall of Fame (Samara Lubelski, Dan Brown and Theo Angell), both recorded as early as 1997. ⿿Cannibal⿝ presents a fluent storm of electric aces and aural snakes. It offers a short moment in the galaxy of fantastic rainbows of sound. ⿿Superstring Theory⿝ is definitely among the most danceable free folk pieces ever. Its a marriage of repetitive acoustic groove and a fan of colorful strong noises. Edition of 525." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: HOWLIN MAGIC
Title: The Dreaming
Format: CD
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $16.50
"Fascinating psychedelic noisy blues by Jesse Rakusin from Santa Cruz, USA. This is what you have been waiting for if you have been waiting for the sound of shit being beaten out of a drumkit. Also in the mix: delicate keyboard studies about freedom, warped guitar melodies, solar-powered chord slamming and fuzzed out blues solo-madness. Comparable to Blue Cheer. Includes the hit Mac and Bloo" - Lal Lal Lal

Artist: JAVELIN
Title: Oh Centra
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $7.00
"Beautiful 7⿝ by this cool duo from Providence! Their sound although is not much like their colleagues in the super city USA. In Javelins music samples and their own playing melt into a great whole of genius groovy living room music. Perfect music for summer night after-parties in amusement parks. Its so incredibly fresh you want to explode when its over! To avoid explosion you want to listen to the 7⿝ forever! Not exploding means that you can enjoy your life and love this beautiful world." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: KOMPLEKSI
Title: (I Aint No) Lovechild/Moscow 1980
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.75
"Kompleksi ("complex" in Finnish) are Mike Not and pHinn, two ex-suicide candidates from Tampere, Finland, who ride in a red Lada through the gloomy streets of their rainy post-industrial town; the home of ice hockey fanatics, worlds last working Lenin Museum and countless sex shops. They started making music together in 2002, already having appeared on compilations of Mate Recordings (UK) and pHinnMilk (FIN). Mike Not (keyboards, production, programming, sound engineering) has produced music since the early 90s; pHinn (vocals, keyboards) has since 1996 maintained a Website called pHinnWeb on Finnish electronic, experimental and leftfield music. Kompleksi are now working on their first long play. They both also DJ in their hometown club called Eclectro Lounge. File under: post-industrial soul, post-Soviet electro. For more info, see: http://www.phinnweb.org/kompleksi Edition of 525. " - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: MANIACS DREAM
Title: S/T
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"This wild group is a distant relative of Avarus. Maniacs Dream think they are playing punk rock but all they can catch on tape is dizzying, swirling and tumbling lunacy. They dont know how some of the sounds ended up on tape, the sounds have just somehow emerged from somewhere. But still there is a logic deep in all this. Relentless energy and a constant flow of ideas, some of them good, some of them something else. And these are hi-fi 4-track recordings. This is the fresh and exciting sound of the 21st century!" - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: MANIACS DREAM
Title: Turku Hold em
Format: CD
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $16.50
"A 66 minute excerpt from a 2 hour session from 2005. Recorded in the middle of the night after christmas - the result being the most detailed mess this trio has ever made. Bella is banging the drums naked, releasing lots of skin power. Fricara is giving the bass some feedback and Hesedelic is playing guitar very, very fast." - Lal Lal Lal

Artist: MASTER QSH
Title: S/T
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"Side A was captured live outdoors in northern Finland, during the season of the midnight sun. Reminds you of an Ocora field recording from Xxxzazazastan. But that doesnt really mean anything. On the B-side, theres a mellow 9-piece percussion workout from the catacombs of Turku, Finland. Believe me, this is unbelievably satisfying free ethnic hippie music." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: MUNUAISSYMPOSIUM 1960/MANIACS DREAM
Title: Split
Format: 7"
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $9.00
"A split by two obscure bands from Finland. Munuaissymposium 1960 is retarded drunken noise. Fuzzy buzzy blazed out grainy brainstorm with spikes and snivel. Maniacs Dream (an Avarus side project) makes it with a more rock and even more fuzzy approach. Fricara Pacchu has left guitars and moved behind drums. Bella Blossa doesnt sing this time." - Lal Lal Lal. Restock of this 2004 release.

Artist: MWM/MARYFIST
Title: Split
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"First side is a bit embarrassing and the other is scary. Heres a tape that can be way too much for you. MWM is a teenage industrial punk band including two dudes from Avarus. They serve six songs full of angst, passion and Nine Inch Nails influences. Maryfist side is a psychedelic solo EP by the singer of MWM. It was first released as a limited edition CD-R in 1998. Tomi presents here an epical journey in strange and dark trip-hop with lots of whispers, rattling, breathing and heavily dosed sounds. At the time Tomi had his cats skull as a necklace. He also had a pet rat which also died. He put it in freezer planning to make a charm of it too. Accidentally he moved away and forgot the rat for the next people living in the apartment. Edition of 200." - Lal Lal Lal.
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Artist: NUSLUX
Title: s/t
Format: CDR
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $10.00
"The debut by Roope from Avarus, Pylon and Maniacs Dream. Nuslux plays good-humoured and chilled out electronic minimalism by mostly self-built analogue instruments. On this CD-R you can also hear some violin and the last sounds of a now passed out old Yamaha sampler. The result is a celebration of sound waves, dry pulses, and harsh harmonies. The Main Mission is to try to get (back) near the listeners ear. This CD-R contains the very best 14 short songs of the enthusiastic and productive first sessions in the spring 2007. Edition of 200." -Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: PAAVI
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $20.00
"Lal Lal Lal presents Paavi, a LP of piano ecstasy recorded on the roof of Luola Studios in Tampere. In the featured three original compositions Paavi explores the movement in static sound �?? stasis in moving sound duality. This onetime Puke Eater and Munuaissymposium 1960 members frankfurters dance on the ivories and the piano sings a song of a very long and free fall. Complete with song titles like "Healthy Body, Healthy Cosmos" and a beautiful color print insert with a nude picture of Paavis sister. Edition of 525." - Lal Lal Lal. 2005 title restocked.

Artist: RAUHANORKESTERI
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $15.00
"Finnish free jazz masterpiece, co-released with three other small Finnish labels. LP contains lots of beautiful music, joy and energy. Thats why even the birds are singing along with the band." - Lal Lal Lal.
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Artist: RAY PACINO ENSEMBLE
Title: Be My Lonely Night
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"Albumful of recordings from the late 90s by this wonderful Swedish trio closely connected to Johannes Nilsson. Packed with folkish wibes and hypnotic hi&lo-fi grooves they sound like the summer sun shining through the smoke of tar production. At the same time it gives you a feeling of eating well and starting to get drunk after a long day in the tar fields. Every song is great like every dance you dance on the dancefloor on a cruiser on the same night. The tape stops just before the police takes you to prison because of otherworldly dancing and wrestling with your beloved ones." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: RAY PACINO ENSEMBLE
Title: Be My Lonely Night/ Golden Greats
Format: Double LP
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $32.00
"This time we have a good reason to wave Swedish flags, because both of our fresh vinyl-releases come from that beautiful country with the lamest beer on earth. Thats maybe the reason for all this incredible music �?? you have to find out something to do because the beer doesnt make you drunk. This incredible 2LP is released together with Jelle Crama, who is also responsible for the beautiful silk screened covers here. The release was fertilized from our love towards the TRPE tape Lal Lal Lal had already put out. It had to be on vinyl and we needed more of those outstanding songs. TRPEs (formerly known as Johannes Nilsson) music is hard to describe. Its joyful, catchy, repetitive and earthbound. To name some collagues, you could find their sound waves vibrating somewhere between The Plastic People of the Universe, Pärson Sound, Caroliner or Philemon Arthur and the Dung. The band comes from a small village of Järna where the members have played together since babies, making music for something like 15 years. Thats where the unique style and excellent songs have slowly gained their form. Edition of 330." -Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: RENEGADE SCANNERS
Title: Hands on Future
Format: LP
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $23.00
"Lal Lal Lal proudly presents the debut album by Swedish Jacob Olaussons new project called Renegade Scanners. Olausson has previously reached for more folky atmospheres, especially on his beautiful LP on De Stijl. Some people may also know his work as Joshua Jugband 5. Renegade Scanners is a pure 4-tracker space rock feast with psychedelic bulbing synthesizers and Chrome-ish guitar riffs. But what makes it different from many others, Olaussons sonic space ship seems to be launched some lightyears before he started to record the music. The sounds are already out there and stay there, with their Hands on Future! The record comes in cooool silk screened covers in an edition of 330." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: SEMIMUUMIO
Title: Vamos
Format: CD
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $16.50
"Solo debut record by Jaakko Tolvi (Pymathon, Rauhanorkesteri, Lauhkeat lampaat, Kemialliset ystävät)! Mostly sample-based partybeats for children and adults, probably not for teenagers. Call it emotional, adult-oriented beat." - Lal Lal Lal
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Artist: SKATERS
Title: Crowned Purple Gowns
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"Great new thing by the hyped hyper duo. The Skaters create here some slimy and wrinkled nuts of sound. Music moves like pendulum - the hypnotic balls of a running strong zebra. The tape is soaked in esoteric singing, visionary humming, rasping noises, diarrhoea drumming and perfectly far out flute playing. The Skaters are There and somehow can just stay There all the time. Edition of 200." - Lal Lal Lal.
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Artist: V/A
Title: Feelin Strong
Format: CDR
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $9.00
"Compilation of all the solo projects that performed on "brown cloud over Europe" - tour April 2008. Music by Amon düde (Arttu Partinen), Kiiskinen (Tero Niskanen), Nuslux (Roope Eronen) and Reijo Pami (Erkki Sinnemäki). Edition of 100 copies." -Lal Lal Lal

Artist: V/A
Title: Kuolleena Haudattuja
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $6.50
"Buried Dead - A Sociological Survey on Finnish Youths Secret Musical Activities" "this compilation includes outsider-type home recordings by a bunch of people over here in finland, when they were young and/or inspired. some of these people were actually a bit ashamed of these recordings but lal lal lal encouraged them to bring it all out to the public, and as a result we found many moments of brilliance. this tape is full of enthusiastic genius and true joy of expression." - Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: V/A
Title: Lal Lal Lal Festival
Format: CDR
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $10.00
"Kind of gothic compilation of all the bands that performed on Lal Lal Lal Festival May 2007. Songs by Kukkiva poliisi, Reijo Pami, The Ray Pacino Ensemble, Mary Fist, Nuslux, Snake of Life, Master Qsh, The Skaters, Kemialliset ystävät, Maniacs Dream, Keijo, Kheta Hotem and Arttu Partinen & His Partiers. All the songs are previously unreleased except KPs track was released on Audiobot and MFs song on a self published CD-R. Edition of 200." -Lal Lal Lal.

Artist: V/A
Title: Lal Lal Lal Festival
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $9.00
"The official compilation that includes all the artists performing at the second annual Lal Lal Lal festival. 60 minutes of deep, uncensored and unreleased sounds by Sus & Jacob, Kiiskinen, Lussu & Pami, Benjamin Franklin, Good Band, Buffle, Kompleksi and Avarus! The tape comes packed in four different kind of found photograph covers (Four Eyes Lady, Drinking in the Mirror, Babysitting and Loch Wheel Chair)." -Lal Lal Lal

Artist: V/A
Title: Lal Lal Lal Festival 4
Format: Cass
Label: Lal Lal Lal
Country: Finland
Price: $10.00
"Contains 45 minutes of elsewhere unreleased awesome tracks by Ducktails, Dolphins into the Future, Vom Grill, W. Ravenveer, Rauhanorkesteri, Umpio, Jarse, Teemu Manninen, Pekko Käppi, Reijo Pami and Nuslux." -Lal Lal Lal

Artist: EAST BIONIC SYMPHONIA
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: LAM
Country:
Price: $17.50
"At long last a chance for the adventurous listener to actually get to hear what all the hip name checkers only prattle about. At first, East Bionic Symphonia seems to be just another one of the many legendary Japanese improvising groups of the late 1970s. However, in this case the mystical reputation is justified. Recorded live in July, 1976, the two long tracks on this LP sound like the unique, solitary, and sprawling soundscape that a narcotic Amon Duul and AMM could have played in the backyard of your favorite Buddhist temple. Originally the group was the class project of a collective of students of minimal violinist Takahisa Kosugi (Taj Mahal Travellers founder). The line-up includes a couple of names well known to PSF aficionados. There is Kazuo Imai, who also played with the Taj Mahal Travellers and released a great solo CD, How Will We Change, a few years ago. Also, there is Masami Tada, a respected sound-sculptor with a number of solo releases. This is a limited and numbered reissue (500 copies) of their sole LP, originally released in 1976 on ALM records, and a permanent resident on many a self-respecting wantlist for years now."
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Artist: DEAD C
Title: New Electric Music
Format: CD
Label: Language Recordings
Country: New Zealand
Price: $15.50
Repressed. "Recorded during the period September 1999 - October 2000 and mixed in early 2001, this represents the twentieth long player release by The Dead C. Stepping further out into the universe of the song, they have again crafted an antidote for the very idea of rock music. Unlike their double cd from 2000, this release does include vocals, and certain pieces were even showcased at their All Tomorrows Parties show in Los Angeles in March of this year. Stripped and minimal, the sound could easily be referred to as their pre-California period. Morley, Russell and Yeats are currently working on their next release which sets to further extend their investigations into lazy." - Language Recordings.
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Artist: GHQ
Title: Requiem For Bhopal
Format: 7"
Label: Lanimaux Tryst Field Recordings
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
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Artist: CHARCOAL OWLS
Title: The Red Album
Format: Cass + Booklet
Label: Larching Books
Country: UK
Price: $11.00
Comes with download code. "The Red Albums consists of an A6 saddle-stitched 10 page booklet printed on 160gsm recycled paper, and a chrome C40 cassette with full colour printed o-card sleeve. The set is a collaboration between Tom James Scott and Russell Walker (Bomber Jackets, The Pheromoans, The Teleporters). a set of music cassette and text pamphlet in a run of 50 copies." - Larching Books.

Artist: WALKER, RUSSELL
Title: When New Towns Act Tough
Format: Book
Label: Larching Books
Country: UK
Price: $13.00
"A5 paperback novel. A limited run of 50 individually hand-numbered copies. 140pp+4pp, perfect-bound, matt laminated gold covers ; design and layout by Tom James Scott, and printed by Hato Press, London." - Larching Books. Russell Walker from Bomber Jackets, Charcoal Owls, The Pheromoans, The Teleporters, etc.

Artist: WESTHEIMER, PETER
Title: Laminex Lovers
Format: 7"
Label: Larrkin
Country: Australia
Price: $35.00
New, unplayed original copies of the highly in demand 1983 Australian minimal synth single. Heads up, the cheapest one listed in the popsike image below is pretty trashed.

Artist: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Title: Real Good Time Together: Radio Broadcast
Format: CD
Label: Laser Media
Country: Germany
Price: $14.00
"Forged in the white light, white heat of the New York avant-garde scene in the mid 1960s, The Velvet Underground blazed a trail so far ahead of their contemporaries they often appear to have dropped fully formed into the history of popular music. Aside from the image and iconography, so perfectly designed by maverick manager Andy Warhol, the experiments with form and sound that worked in tandem with crucial melodies and outrageous lyrics, moved infamous music writer Lester Bangs to declare that the Velvets started modern music . This F.M. CD was recorded in 1993 and features all the greatest hits from VU." - Laser Media.

Artist: CARTOONS
Title: Shes A Rock And Roller/Who Cares
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Reissue of this hopelessly rare 1981 punk single outta Yonkers, NY. Two great slices of punk n roll." - Last Laugh.

Artist: CRITICAL MASS
Title: Silver Screen
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"They couldnt help that they were from Florida and God help you if you sleep on this reissue of the Sunshine States first punk band! Miami, Floridas Critical Mass rose out of the primordial ooze left in the snail-trail of the Sex Pistols ill-fated southern U.S. tour with both sides showing dangerous levels of infection with Johnny Rotten inflection and Johnny Thunders-style guitar a year before The Eat ever recorded. A must-have, caricatured punk classic with only 200 copies originally pressed and no picture sleeve ever issued. If you don?t buy ten copies of the legit and band-sanctioned Critical Mass reissue on Last Laugh Records, there will truly be no one left to blame, but yourself!" - Last Laugh.

Artist: EAT, THE
Title: Communist Radio
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue of the premier disc by these South Florida punk legends. Originally issued in 79 on Giggling Hitler, this 500 copy pressing on Last Laugh is an exact repro--right down to its sleeve and inserts. A must for fans of punk and powerpop alike." - Last Laugh.
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Artist: ED NASTY & THE DOPEDS
Title: Im Gonna Be Everything/You Sucker
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue of 1978 KBD punk single from Jackson, Mississippi. Look for an Ed Nasty feature in the new Ugly Things. First pressing of 500." - Last Laugh.

Artist: EMBARRASSMENT
Title: Sex Drive/Patio Set
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Originally issued in 1980, this Wichita quartets double-A-side debut sounds just as obtuse and bizarrely catchy now as it did upon its initial release. The seminal "Sex Drive" is a bonafide anthem of the carnal variety; the flip, "Patio Set," is about as sexy as your favorite protractor. Both are essential American salvos from the Middle-Wests least likely punk band. Official reissue from masters. Includes insert of original cover sketch." - Last Laugh.

Artist: FINGERS, THE
Title: Isolation EP
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue of insanely rare 1977 Pittsburgh punk EP.  Mastered from original 7.5 ips tape.  Members went on to form The Features, who released the great Floozie of the Neighborhood single in 1979.  Dont miss your chance to work it out with the Fingers!" - Last Laugh.

Artist: FREESTONE
Title: Bummer Bitch
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Legit repress of the single that (probably) best epitomizes the whole KBD genre. First time on 45 since 78 (not counting its inclusion on bootleg comps). Suck my dick, eat my ass, lick my balls, and buy the goddamn thing before its gone again." - Last Laugh.
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Artist: HAMMER DAMAGE
Title: Automatic Lips
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"When Mike Hammer and Donny Damage bowed out of Akron, OHs Rubber City Rebels, they wasted no time in forming a band that would top anything their previous groug would ever do.  Hammer Damages sole 45 lassos the best elements of punk, pop and hard rock, delivering a killer one-two punch in the snotty Laugh and the infectious, anthemic Automatic Lips.  Sadly, major labels and critics were blind to this foursomes genius during the feeding frenzy that spawned much-lauded LPs by Devo & the Bizzaros, but you can correct their oversight by nabbing this reissue of one of the best singles in the KBD canon." - Last Laugh.

Artist: INCREDIBLE KIDDA BAND
Title: (Watch Out) Thief
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"An incredibly gifted power-pop quintet, The Incredible Kidda Band without a doubt were the most exciting things to come out of Coventry since the Blitz (bombs in the sky, not razors in the night).  Sadly, too much, too little, too late was the fate of the majority of the bands recordings, BUT NOW, thanks to the intervening hand of Last Laugh Records, two of the bands best 1978 recordings are free to sing and spin at the speed at which nature had always intended:  45 rpm!  The A-side - Watch Out Thief - is Thorstein Veblen with a brown-ale pub dance beat or perhaps the Cockney Rejects Badman cast as a mod instead of a skin, while the B-side - You Belong To Me - shows exactly where the Exploding Hearts were lifting 90% of their melodic ideas.  Vintage, top-ranking Great British power pop:  first time at 45 with period appropriate picture sleeve design by Sing Sing Records dynamo Trey Lindsey and utterly essential to your life.  YOU BUY IT!" - Last Laugh.

Artist: INCREDIBLE KIDDA BAND
Title: Bitch b/w Shes a 50
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Two 1977 demos spinning at 45 rpm for the first time." - Last Laugh.

Artist: INCREDIBLE KIDDA BAND
Title: Everybody Knows
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Someone maybe should have told Malcolm McLaren when he set out to form the Sex Pistols in 1976 that there already was extant a raunchier, punchier Bay City Rollers and that they werent from London either, but from Coventry.  Melding perfectly everything perfect about the decade - from the glitter rock of Mud and the Rollers to the sing-along-sans-workism choruses of the Clash at their Hoople-est - the Incredible Kidda Band represent the legitimate sound of the British suburban teenage in all its tell-tale trappings (note, both sticks and mustaches brandished threateningly on the swanky single cover).  A double A dose of the finest youth club strands of starry eyed punk and power pop, the first single by the Incredible Kidda Band is very nearly the lyrics to Trevor Whites Crazy Kids fleshed out and come to life.  Very succinctly:  KIDDA BAND RULE OK!" - Collin M.

Artist: INCREDIBLE KIDDA BAND
Title: Radio Caroline
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official release that pairs two great tracks recorded in 1977. A must for fans of early UK punk and power pop." - Last Laugh.

Artist: INJECTIONS, THE
Title: Prison Walls/Lies
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue with professionally printed sleeves.  Originally released on Radioactive Records in 1980.  Two great anthems from the early San Diego punk scene.  Skum stats:  500 pressed" - Last Laugh.

Artist: JOE HEBERT BAND
Title: I Dont Wanna Be A Preppy
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Fresh out of high school in 1981, future Rhode Island comedian Joe Hebert rounded up the rhythm section of Providence artwavers the Tits and laid down a messy, fuzz-laden attack on Izods and boat shoes. But nearly 30 years later, punk collectors find little humor in their pursuit of the elusive "I Dont Wanna Be A Preppy" single. Its initial small pressing size (200-300 copies) and abysmal survival rate (the number of known discs can be counted on two hands) made the Joe Hebert Band 45 ripe for an official reissue. Turn up that collar -- and the stereo too, Brock!" - Last Laugh. Highly Recommended!

Artist: KNOTS
Title: Heartbreaker
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50


"Official reissue of 1980 NYC punk rock classic. All analog from masters. 500 pressed." - Last Laugh.


Artist: MENTALLY ILL
Title: Gacys Place
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Of all the hotly sought-after original Killed-By-Death punk singles, few to none are as notorious - or mysterious - as the "Gacys Place" EP by The Mentally Ill. The sleeve, the topics, the so-horrible-its-amazing production values, that voice. Many in the know crown it the sickest punk record ever made." - Last Laugh.
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Artist: MENTALLY ILL
Title: Strike the Bottom Red
Format: LP
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"First ever vinyl release of Chicago punk legends debut album. Recorded in 1999 at Electrical Audio Studios by Steve Albini. Digital mastering by Golden Mastering. All analog vinyl mastering by Bob Weston. Every bit as sick as 1979!!" - Last Laugh.

Artist: NORMALS
Title: Almost Ready
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue of one of New Orleans first and finest punk singles. One time pressing from the original stampers (now rendered useless). In short...this is the same exact record released in 1978 on the Lectric Eye with slightly altered labels." -Last Laugh

Artist: NORMALS
Title: So Bad So Sad
Format: LP
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"10 studio tracks from 1979 + alternate mix of Almost Ready. All songs on vinyl for the first time." - Last Laugh.

Artist: NORMALS
Title: Vacation To Nowhere
Format: LP
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"New Orleans punk premiers The Normals have long been considered staples of the KBD stew, with their first and last single Almost Ready b/w Hardcore being one of the finest examples of both melodic and manic late 1970s bashing. As a compliment to their reissue of that timeless 7", the freaks at Last Laugh Records have dug up what may qualify as one of the primo lost albums of the original American punk rock cream-dream, Vacation To Nowhere. And while this isnt the first time that enlightened members of the public have been given a chance to hear some of the 12 throttling tracks contained on this album (Airline 61 released the retrospective CD Your Punk Heritage in the late 1990s), this is the first time that these recordings have been released as a complete album. Each song on Vacation... stands as a perfect example of 70s power pop craft coarsely blended with spasmodic intensity late 70s punk polenta. Even with the oddly out of place sentimentality expressed on Memories, the band never veers off course. Songs like Sometimes The Truth, What Do You Think Of The U.S.A.?, and the titular Vacation To Nowhere, are (at this point) theoretical classics I imagine Teengenerate would have covered at least half of this album, had they heard it in 1993. These songs are so good in fact, that they seem familiar and inviting, like something that one returns to rather than discovers for the first time." - Victim Of Time.

Artist: NUBS, THE
Title: I Dont Need You
Format: 7
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50


"Nubs frontman BJ Branch crawled across the same beer-soaked stages as hometown pals the Jabbers, logging hundreds of gigs in the New England area during the bands six-year existence. The fuzzbox shredding on "I Dont Need You (Cause I Got Me)" has long stood in fine mix tape company sandwiched between the Mentally Ill and the Maids. Recorded in 1979 at NCS studios in New Hampshire, the Nubs left behind plenty of negative vibes for a young Kevin Allin to soak up while recording his LP tracks shortly thereafter. Transferred straight from the analog masters, and guaranteed to sound just as twisted 33 years later." - Last Laugh.

Artist: PUNCTURE
Title: Mucky Pup/ You Cant Rock and Roll
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue of the 1977 KBD single. Featuring Jak Airport of X-Ray Spex. "I guess many of you recognize the song “Mucky pup” from the 1st LP by Exploited but I hope you agree that nothing beats the original! This is the first release on The Small Wonder label." - Killed By Death.
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Artist: REACTORS, THE
Title: I Want Sex
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue from masters.  Only 100 pressed back in 1979...20 of which were destroyed in a flood.  Heres your chance to own one of NYCs finest (and rarest)...without breaking the bank.  First pressing of 500...dont sleep on this!" - Last Laugh.

Artist: SHIT DOGS
Title: The History of Cheese
Format: Double 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Back in the olden days before le Deluge, the preeminence of ones family totem-pole was said to have been determined by how closely your parents were related to one another (incest being best).  This practice died out in most places, but thankfully not in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, lest the world might have been robbed of the chromosomally deficient genius of The Shit Dogs - the inbred kings of redneck punk!  Like a southern-fried Ramones with Hapsburg chins and multiple personality crises, the Shit Dogs over the course of five unbelievably crude blasts dealing in themes of violence, cannibalism and possibly hemophilia, sound unsure if they want to be the Stooges or Black Sabbath; as the cheese whose history the band celebrates grows riper and more inhabited by the second.  Hailing from the city that housed the last remaining leper colony in the continental U.S., The History Of Cheese is a soundtrack of frayed denim, resin scrapings, mildewed walls and t-shirts with cigarette burns.  A bar band thug collision with accidental greatness sure to appeal to fans of the Crucified, the Imperial Dogs and Teenage Queers.  Originally five songs squeezed onto one 7, the attentive quality assurance department at Last Laugh Records has finally given the 5 songs that comprise the Shit Dogs magnum opus the lebensraum they have always so rightly demanded.  YOU BUY IT! " - Last Laugh.

Artist: SKINNIES
Title: Kill The Beat
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
Second pressing. "South by Midwest:  that Kill The Beat by the Skinnies isnt from Bloomington, Akron or Milwaukee is remarkable as it sounds like a lost Roanoke colony of ethanol-blind subsidized dirt-farmers; like if North America had been discovered by the Minnesota Vikings or Larry Bird.  Tuneful, cruddy and liberal arts obnoxious with touch-stones in the realm of the Gizmos, Muscle Beach and Homework by Screaming Urge, the Skinnies are so fly-over-state punk it hurts.  After hearing this, I now completely understand why Rob Noxious ditched his date to go on a NOLA Skinnies crawl.  And now you can too - dump your girlfriend, drink Coors, eat cheese-curds and buy this record." - Last Laugh.

Artist: SKINNIES, THE
Title: Kill the Beat
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"The buzzzzing voice in the intro of "Out Of Order", the sound of what sounds like a broken crash cymbal and the dubbed vocals makes this perfect." -Last Laugh.

Artist: SKUNKS, THE
Title: Cant Get Loose
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50

Artist: UV RACE/EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING
Title: Split
Format: LP
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Live at Missing Link Records - May 2nd 2008. Great sets from Australias finest! Comes with full color sleeve, two sided insert, and download card of entire show!!" - Last Laugh.






Artist: VILLAGE PISTOLS
Title: Big Money
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
"Official reissue of North Carolina KBD punk classic. I want BIG MONEY and I want it now!" - Last Laugh.

Artist: ZEROS, THE
Title: Main Street Brat
Format: 7"
Label: Last Laugh
Country: USA
Price: $7.50

Artist: ASHTRAY NAVIGATIONS
Title: The Love That Whirrs
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"English artist Phil Todd has been an underground presence for well over a decade, engaging in countless groups and collaborations, signing on as an occasional member of Vibracathedral Orchestra and Sunroof!, and releasing numerous documents of dissident art via his Betley Welcomes Careful Drivers and Memoirs of an Aesthete labels. Todds major achievement, though, is his ongoing solo project Ashtray Navigations. Releasing a baffling amount of cassettes, LPs, CDs and CD-Rs, Todd has refined a singular take on modern sound construction that references the dynamics of rock, the emotional evisceration of blues and the white-light intensity of noise." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: DAVENPORT
Title: Free Country
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Dirt-soaked dirges and country-fried jams filter through the backwoods of their Madison, Wisconsin home on Free Country . This is the beginning. This is the moment Davenport was truly born. Clay Ruby and his clan bring us an album full of diamonds and pearls. Conjuring up the spirits of No Neck Blues Band and Jackie-O Motherfucker, Ruby and his primitive choir sing late into the night. The entire proceedings are a celebration of the journey. Where it leads is of no consequence, but embarking on a trek to find something new is what matters." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: FURSAXA
Title: Amulet
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Fursaxa has never quite turned out a studio album that reflected the power and awe of her live shows. Instead, fans have had only a series of tour CD-Rs as compensation for this deficiency in her output. Rectifying this problem (at least in part), comes the CD reissue of Amulet along with half of her previous tour CD-R, From the Cult of Moon Mountain . This hour plus selection of live material captures Fursaxa at her very best, and will hopefully make believers of those who havent yet had a chance to catch her during her tours. Two of the tracks include feature extra fuzz and wah from Bardo Ponds Michael and John Gibbons! This is the Fursaxa that people need to hear, raw and intoxicating; beautiful and perhaps still a little bit dangerous." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: FUTURIANS
Title: Chaos Manner
Format: LP
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.00

Artist: MIMINOKOTO
Title: Live
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Rising from the ashes of Tokyo Velvets obsessives and Keiji Haino collaborators Broomdusters, Miminokoto are a more immediately auraless proposition. Their dynamic blues constructions are held together by taut, clean guitar lines coiling and snapping around a rhythm section thats liable to alter course in mid-air. The hopping patterns beaten out by Ex-White Heaven bassist and drummer Koji Shimura anchor Kawaguchis machine gun guitar, which stutters in a polyglot tongue drawing equally from Rory Gallagher, Jerry Garcia and Lou Reed. But Kawaguchis remarkable vocal most defines Minokotos sound, his distressed moan giving every track the urgency of deathbed blues." - The Wire.

Artist: MIMINOKOTO
Title: Orange Garage
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"At this late date, anyone who hasnt yet heard of Miminokoto simply hasnt been paying attention to (or has no interest in) the Japanese psychedelic underground. In all respects a super-group (with ties to LSD-March, White Heaven, Broom Dusters, Aihiyo, Chie Mukai, High Rise, etc.), Miminokoto has quickly earned a name for itself with its restrained, Velvets-influenced sound (as opposed to the all-in-the-red, fuzzed-out approach so common to so many other Japanese psychedelic groups). With most of their releases available only from Japan (at high import prices), Last Visible Dog once again offers a domestic-priced alternative in the form of Orange Garage, a top-notch live release that rivals Miminokotos studio efforts. Featuring three songs unavailable anywhere else (one over 16 minutes), and revamped heavier versions of some of the bands best numbers, Orange Garage is perhaps Miminokotos most immediate and well-balanced release to date." - Last Visible Dog

Artist: MUDBOY
Title: This Is Folk Music
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Now heres an odd one. Mudboy makes and recreates old circuit bent church organs, customising and retrofitting old keyboards for his own nefarious means. Then he plays rich music that hints at psychedelia and drones on them, mixing in field recordings, noise and complementary sounds, and even the odd drum sound that sounds like hes been let loose on Aphex Twin circa Ambient Works 85-92 s drum machine. At times it sounds like a primitive electronica, far abstracted from the hyper-beats of so-called IDM, and reclaimed for the contemplative and wide-eyed explorers and discoverers of new territories and new states of mind." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: RENDERERS, THE
Title: Monsters and Miasmas
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Brian Crook (from The Terminals, Max Block, solo releases) and wife Maryrose make up the long-running Renderers whos releases on Ajax/3 beads of sweat and Siltbreeze records have continued to tread a line between haunting contry-esque ballads and the brand of noise-rock for which the Terminals is known. From a review of their previous album (Ghosts of Our Vegas Lives): A charred near mythical psychedelic wasteland sparsely populated by tortured souls and twisted creatures. Brian Crook (her husband) is the perfect foil for such surrealism-meets-rustic imagery, whether lathering melting feedback on top of ghostly ballads or kicking up a slash and burn racket, captured with garage rock immediacy. ....a world where Hank Williams and Townes Van Zandt are revered as preciously as Sonic Youth, the Dead C and Can, to name but a few. A different kind of transcendance indeed. -- Lee Jackson,Womblife. Monsters and Miasmas continues upward from the foundation that the Renderers have built over the previous two decades while losing no ground from their previous accomplishments. I doubt any of us no exactly what genre this is, but theres no one out there doing what the Renderers do better." - Last Visible Dog
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Artist: RST
Title: Axes
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: US
Price: $12.50
"While clearly responding to the same imperatives as the nearly-contemporary Surface of the Earth, his sound effectively came out of nowhere. Indeed, at that point, one of the few things Id heard operating in the same area was Earth itself. While now the plague of black metallers and second-rate drone-istas have made this seem like a starting-point obvious to the point of being passé, 12 years ago that was far from true. So its easy now to listen to the new rst album, his third in the last decade after releases on Ecstatic Peace! and Corpus Hermeticum, and think Ive heard that before. But in fact, all youve heard is everyone who copped this shit from the originators. This immaculate blend of scrubbed and polished metallic tones, layered and sculpted like automotive bodywork of the first order, is in fact the real deal. rst had this first, and remains best at doing it, because hes kept his head down, kept off bad drugs, and continued to refine his work in relative obscurity -- not caring whether or not you know about it. Its hard not to lose yourself in this because for me it sounds like the operation of the cosmos, amplified to audibility. This is electric guitar sound with all the extraneous music stripped out. Electricity in action: natural like electro-magnetism, and devotional like the wind from the sun." --Bruce Russell.
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Artist: SALA-ARHIMO
Title: Sala-Arhimo
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Islaja (Fonal) side-man and frequent tour-mate with Larkin Grimm (Secret Eye), Sala-Arhimos debut oozes a slow psychedelic radiance from a half-frozen world of hibernation. A bit of ancient Pink Floyd as reference point, perhaps some of the jazz-like moments of Fausts more gentle side, but here all comparisons end. This is another one of those you need to hear it, but theres no way to get it Finnish geniuses whose music shares much affinity with the Lal lal lal crowd (Kemialliset Ystavat, Avarus, etc.), but focuses less on the purely experimental, and more on rich, melodic drones and voice." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: STUMPS, THE
Title: The Black Wood
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: US
Price: $12.50
"The Stumps are a New Zealand based noise-rock trio made up of members Antony Milton (Pseudoarcana, The Nether Dawn, Mrtyu, etc), James Kirk (Sandoz Lab Technicians, Black Boned Angel, Gate, etc), and Stephen Clover (Palindrone, seht). Formed in Wellington in 2003, the group is known for its noisy guitar soundscapes and improvisational take on psychedelic rock music. Most often, Clover plays bass, Milton sings and plays electric guitar, and Kirk plays drums, though the group are known to expand their instrumental palette using synthesizers, field recordings, electronics, and guest musicians. With a laundry list of individual accomplishments preceding them, The Stumps bring high expectations. Theyve been compared to such seminal acts as The Dead C, Guru Guru, Acid Mothers Temple, Fushitusha, Les Rallizes Denudes, Sun Ra and the Velvet Underground, but these Kiwis have their own twist in their psychedelic cosmic explorations. They are robust and powerful; an exciting and often overwhelming listening experience. Itll burn out your eardrums and douse the flames in hot wax. But fear not, within these methodic blasts are moments of icy calm. Underneath all this chaos is a relaxed thread, keeping some semblance of order intact." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: TERMINALS
Title: Little Things
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Perennially unrecognized and underrated; The Terminals finally established their stature in 2007 with their release Last Days of the Sun (awarded one of the top 50 albums of the year in Wire magazine.) Mixing elements of classic VU, Doors, late 70s/early 80s post punk (Wire, Joy Division, etc.) with a unique strand of New Zealand rock that has been developing in isolation since the early 80s (Vacuum, Pin Group, The Clean, etc.). Its hard to understand why it took so long for the band to garner a little attention from the critics. The early 90s saw two full-length releases from the band (Touch and Little Things). Both are seriously meaty albums with guitar distortion and drums often taking the forefront (perhaps channeling a bit of Fun House), but pinned down by Stephen Cogles Ferry-esque vocals and that NZ rock sensibility. Little Things (1995) in particular stretches out the frenzy established with Touch; Jon Dale (NZs closest thing to a rock-musicologist) claims this to be their most sophisticated stage; drawing comparisons to Charlambides and Fushitsusha, yet never fully breaking away from rock. Indeed, its worth noting that Little Things was released side-by-side with the free noise entries like Gate, Handful of Dust, etc.; but unlike those bands, there was still a core part of the Terminals that was all about songs and lyrics -- even if that format was as dense and electrified as Musica Electronic. This much-needed reissue features both some serious remastering by the band and two live bonus tracks (one a cover of Roxy Musics Both Ends Burning)." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: TERMINALS, THE
Title: Last Days Of The Sun
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: US
Price: $12.50
"Last Days of the Sun is the fifth album by long-running New Zealand avant-garage kings The Terminals. Bruce Russell has often described them as New Zealands best rock band bar none, and these days they often get called legendary and while that may have as much to do with the fact they are in their twenty-first year they continue have a big reputation for the intensity of their live performances. Last Days of the Sun is their first release since the 1997 Terminals Live CD on Medication and the 1996 7" single Medusa on Chicago label Roofbolt. It combines driving garage-rock and swirling guitar/organ interplay with dark, brooding, melodramas and quietly haunting ballads. There are twelve songs of love and anxiety, with The Terminals characteristic ebb and flow dynamics and Cogles unearthly tenor soaring right over the top." - Last Visible Dog.
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Artist: TIVOL
Title: Interstellar Overbike
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"New full-length release from Finnish-based Tivol; sounding like part Amon Duul 2 (think the first track on Yeti), part Blue Cheer and part High Rise." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: UP-TIGHT
Title: Live at the Lucrezia
Format: DVD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"52-minute DVD (all region, all format) of Up-Tight playing at their best. Incredible sound quality, the video is close-up and personal. Unless you have been lucky enough to catch this tremendous live band on tour, this is the only way you are going to experience the real thing! Black-clad and with an ominous aura created by their distorted guitar epics, burnt-out ballads and raucous mantric jams, Up-Tight are seriously not to be messed with. Heading up the second generation of Japanese psychedelic rock acts (following on from Fushitsusha, Kosokuya and Shizuka) theyre one of the best live groups in Japan. As you might expect from their name, theres a chiselled intensity to their playing which displays some startling post-Velvets stances. With the power to lay down spontaneously loose, acid-fried and drugged garage psych jams of hypnotic guitar squall, and a line of impassioned and fathomless vocals that are capable of kicking you right in the gut, Up-Tight have a mesmeric feel to them, unmatched by any peers." 2-sided DVD that is both NTSC & PAL compatible."-Last Visible Dog

Artist: V/A
Title: Invisible Pyramid: Elegy Box
Format: 6 CD Set
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $47.00
"Enormous 7-1/2 hour 6CD compilation featuring almost everyone from the label roster along with plenty of new faces. Inspired by Drunken Fishs mid 90s Harmony of the Spheres box, each artist has contributed an EPs worth of exclusive material (10-20 minutes) specifically recorded for this release (not the normal throw away material that appears on other comps.) The line-up includes: Black Forest/Black Sea, Birchville Cat Motel, Wolfmangler (Dead Raven Choir), Loren Chasse (Blithe Sons, Hala Strana, Thuja) Bardo Pond, es, Stefano Pilia, Sunken (Antony Milton & Pumice), Kulkija, Tomutonttu (Kemialliset Ystavat), UP-TIGHT, Flies Inside the Sun, Uton, Mudboy, Steven R. Smith (Hala Strana, Thuja), Keijo, Doktor Kettu (Circle), My Cat is an Alien, One Inch of Shadow, Fursaxa, Ashtray Navigations, Peter Wright, Geoff Mullen, Urdog, Miminokoto, Area C, Ben Reynolds, Seht, ..." - Last Visible Dog.
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Artist: V/A
Title: Somethings #1
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Third installment for our avant-garde/free-improv/difficult listening series. Compilation of unreleased and new, challenging music assembled by Ilya Monosov. Somethings #1 features Chie Mukai, Sarah Peebles, Masayoshi Urabe, Nick Castro, Preston Swirnoff, Andrew Deutsch/John McPhee and of course Ilya Monosov himself. This collection stresses an ill-defined region between composed music and improvisation, where both elements come into play. Some of the pieces use traditional instrumentation, others use field recordings. Regardless of construction, these are all artists working at the farthest boundary of what is defined (or not yet defined) as music, hence the title of the album." - Last Visible Dog.

Artist: VAPAA
Title: Hum Hum Hum
Format: CD
Label: Last Visible Dog
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"Vapaa is a loose collective of musicians but this recording represents the basic core group; Joel Kivela, Tiitus Petajaniemi, Keijo Virtanen and Jari-Pekka Koho. We met in Jyvaskyla, Finland in year 2003-2004 and after that we have made many records to different labels and played live shows around Finland and one tour in Europe as Keijo and the Free Players. Organic, drifting psychedelic improv without much in the way of modern equivalents. Easily compared to a few Krautrock favorites (early Amon Duul 2 and a very quiet Ash Ra Tempel) -- but in general a bit more relaxed (perhaps a little International Harvester?) For those well versed in the LVD sound, this is fairly definitive." - Last Visible Dog

Artist: READ, DARRYL GROUP
Title: On The Street Tonight
Format: 7"
Label: Last Years Youth
Country: Germany
Price: $12.00
"Recorded in 1975 and 1976, these two proto-punk gems were laid down by Darryl Read of CRUSHED BUTLER, backed by Steve Forest and Charlie Harty of SILVERHEAD. Never released, they are finally seeing the light of day nearly 40 years later! Numbered, limited edition of 500 copies." -Last Years Youth.

Artist: BELLOWS
Title: Sander
Format: 12"
Label: Latency Recordings
Country: France
Price: $19.00
"Floating, immersive tape loops and improvised analogue electronics by the Milanese duo of Giuseppe Ielasi and Nicola Ratti. Enigmatic melodies, subtle sound textures and rumbling sub-bass pulses..." - Latency Recordings.
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Artist: LOWE, ROBERT AIKI AUBREY
Title: Kulthan
Format: 12"
Label: Latency Recordings
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Two swinging, hypnotic excursions by the Brooklynite (aka Lichens). Ethereal and melancholic, Magnamite ponders the relationship of machine and human; whilst the wilder pulsations of Heart Of Sogguth bear witness to a unified human machine wherein the voice becomes the rhythm -- all become one instrument." - Latency.

Artist: MUTUMBAJOY, SANTIAGO
Title: Yagé Pinta! Psychedelic Shaman Songs of Santiago Mutumbajoy
Format: CD
Label: Latitude
Country: UK
Price: $14.50
"Weaving in and out of the shamans body, which is the same as the body of the song, these songs are the medium by which spirits are conjured, witchcraft laid to rest, and the universe put on edge. Treat them accordingly. They might change your life. They did, mine. They are sung by Santiago Mutumbajoy whom I taped with a cheap old tape-recorder at different times, mostly in 1976, when I was living with him and his wife Ambrosia. Their two-room wooden house sat on a hill in the cloud forest near the town of Mocoa where the Andes drop into the Putumayo River Basin in southwest Colombia. Today their son, Luciano, carries on the practice there, while their daughter, Natividad, sustains it in neighbouring Caqueta province. For the whole night, under the influence of a hallucinogen called yagé, the healer sings his song the power of which is due not to words, lyrics, or poetry. Instead it lies in the quality of the sound and the way that sound creates pictures in your mind while dissolving your body. The singing is the key to the magical power. It is that power. It is what brings the healer and the patient into the realms of the spirits that lie within and behind every visible thing." - Michael Taussig; Nearly 80 minutes of hypnotic, droning wild microphone field recordings of shamanic ceremonies recorded by celebrated anthropologist Michael Taussig." - Latitude.

Artist: DRCARLSONALBION
Title: La Strega & The Cunning Man in the Smoke
Format: LP
Label: Latitudes
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"Limited 180 gram green colored vinyl version, from the doom metal innovator, Dylan Carlson, the front-man of EARTH. Drcarlsonalbion sees Carlson experimenting further with field recordings as he re-renders traditional folk as well as contemporary songs with his unique drone sound. Joined by Teresa Colamonaco on vocals, the pair unites to bring a restrained majesty to the reworking of shared favorites, including Last Living Rose by PJ Harvey." -Latitudes.

Artist: GANG GANG DANCE
Title: Kamakura
Format: LP
Label: Latitudes
Country: UK
Price: $18.00
"Limited edition of 1000! Gang Gang Dance define the ultimate world music for the now, & possibly for an unknown tomorrow. Utilizing avant garde sensibilities & cut-and-paste assemblies, they approach music as pure sound. Lizzie Bougatsos vocals are often non-verbal communications -- words as sound rather than any immediate apparent linear meaning or message. As interest grows in the indigenous music of many cultures of the Far and Middle East, especially in hybridized fusions of the familiar Western forms with local historical folk forms, so Gang Gang Dance are the logical product of an outward looking NYC in the global age: Middle Eastern percussion & keyboard stabs collide with Far Eastern instrumentation, & elements of Western pop & dance." -Latitudes

Artist: HIGGS, DANIEL
Title: The Godward Way
Format: CD
Label: Latitudes
Country: UK
Price: $17.00
"Limited edition of 500 in foil blocked, envelope style folder. One track of a 24 minute mind-blow from Daniel Higgs (Lungfish, Skull Defekts). Like passages from some archaic ur-song, Higgs summoned the elements, and sound issued forth." - Latitudes.

Artist: HIGGS, DANIEL
Title: The Godward Way
Format: LP
Label: Latitudes
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"Limited to 1000 copies. One track of a 24 minute mind-blow from Daniel Higgs (Lungfish, Skull Defekts). Like passages from some archaic ur-song, Higgs summoned the elements, and sound issued forth." -Latitudes.

Artist: SYLVESTER ANFANG II
Title: Untitled
Format: LP
Label: Latitudes
Country: UK
Price: $20.00
"Hand numbered 180 gram white colored vinyl version is limited to 500 quantity and comes in letterpressed & foil stamped jacket." -Latitudes
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Artist: ROTTEN PIECE
Title: Split Head
Format: 7"
Label: Lazy Squid
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Rotten Piece has been one of Houstons most adventurous experimental/noise-rock /psychedelic/time-lag/hallucinated/film-munch/ continent-hopping units for 20 years." - Houston Press. "As if a bunch of chainweilding, chanting eskimos had all their limbs and skin ripped off and sewn back on just in time to open up for a dying giant bagpipe, skewered by spears from all sides by...ok, Im too into this....." -A. Wagstaff. Members of Sad Pygmy. 1994 release, limited to 500 hand-numbered copies.

Artist: ASRA
Title: Souvenir A Asra
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $20.00
"Asra is a duo, consisting of Af Ursin and Raymond Dijkstra. Both of these people have by now quite some history in releasing music. Their interest is mainly in releasing vinyl, for whatever obscure reasons, and they both have done a few. Both Af Ursin aswell as Dadaphon (in whatever guise he pops up) have a personal way of creating music. Using an old eight channel reel to reel tape machine and a mixing board, they record densely layered sounds. Rubbing sounds, scratching objects, but also they play a wide variety of instruments, such as wind instruments and violins. Just as they dont like CDs, they also dont like electronica that much. So its a highly analog affair. Its hard to describe what it sounds like. There are traces of old Nurse With Wound (but not as collage like) or the recent minimalist drone masters (Mirror, Ora, Monos), but its less closed. On their collaborative record, they of course do whatever they can do best. The a-side has three tracks (although one is so short its merely an intro), staying close to the recent Af Ursin LP or the Dadaphon 10". Electronisch Samenspel (meaning electronic interplay) is a short track on the b-side (being clueless why they used only one third of the available vinyl) and a rather lo-fi theremin play, I assume by the both of them. Strange to hear them doing electronic music, but its kinda of nice, really. Strange and remotely playing. A very nice record by two lovely boys." - Vital. Highly recommended! Restocked. 2003 release.
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Artist: BHAAVITAAH BHUUTASTHAH
Title: Remembering in the Cosmic Manifestation
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $20.00
Bhaavitaah Bhuustasthah is Raymond Dijkstra (here on Mellotron, Moog IIIp, and percussion). "The following Text is not about the Content of the LP. Nor is it an Effort trying to explain what this LP is about. The LP is not about Memories, nor about Remembering any of the Events described below, despite the Title. The Title points at a pristine State of Being, while being in the Middle of a Cosmic Event. The Remembering of the Manifestation of the Cosmic Event, while being in the Middle of the very Manifestation. The Realization you recognize this. Even while you havent been aware of it before, nor did you ever knew it existed. It is the Moment you become Whole again. The text below is merely a fluctuating Series of earthly Events, a Series of Events which may or may not have happened in a Lifetime. ***** Returning to the great O... Daydreams saturated with Distortion Endless Circles of Circles in a Room: I was lying on my Bed. Motionless. At the same Time moving forward in Acceleration, in a Tunnel. Turbulence. At the End of the Tunnel there was always Freedom, floating in open Air… At the same Time in my Room, sparsely lit. Cosmic Chaos. I was working on a Painting; my Hands still dirty from the Day before. The Painting contained many Layers from being overpainted over and over again. My History contained in Layers of now unseen Visions. Like Memories. One Year Before I was in Front of the same Painting. In a different Room. In a different Town. I had been working on this Painting before… It was like painting my own Life over and over again. The Board was too small to just contain only a small Fraction… I woke up in Violence. Two Hands were holding me while two other Hands were punching me. Around me it was black and cold and I saw about thirty staring Faces around me. Apathetic, curious Gazes in a Mixture of Disgust and Bloodlust. Three old Friends were in between them. Their Faces were partly cowardish and ashamed for letting their Friend fall. When the Fight was over, they picked me up and dragged me Home. It was the last I saw from them. It is interesting how sharp you can see all the Details of an Event while your Consciousness is slipping away. In the Crowd I recognized a Girl who Id seen walking through Town regularly. The other Day I stumbled upon H. We had been very close Friends once in another Life. I still feel Friendship. Although our Friendship was lost a long Time ago. He only knew me the first 19 Years of my Life. The last ones of these were pretty hectic. It is funny to know when someone thinks of you, he sees an Image from Days long gone. I exist in many Realities. His Memory of Me is as real as is the current Me. Today I saw Me again. Upon Goodbye, we embraced. Again in another Life, me and A, my dear best Friend were walking through Town. A had committed Suicide a few Years later. He was only 13 when he had laid himself on the Tracks of a coming Train. The Universe ended then. His. And Ours as well. Just a Couple of Days back I was standing in front of his Grave for the first Time in 34 Years. His Mother was buried in the same Grave just two Years back. His Fathers Name was already engraved on the Stone, while still alive. I will always love you, A. My fragile Italian Friend with vibrant blue Eyes." - Le Souffleur.

Artist: DADAPHON
Title: Dadaphon
Format: 10"
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $20.00
"Each time Raymond Dijkstra records, it seems to come out under a different name. In the past he has used Ki Sync Pulse and Razoul Uzlü, and now he becomes Dadaphon. The changing names make sense because each project is so different. In this guise, he has created two wonderful pieces of reverberant junk noise. These slow motion pieces (as opposed to the more intense cut ups of Razoul Uzlü) would lead one more to think he was a contemporary of Merzbow, MB and TNB than a contemporary artist. Add to this the simple cover with its paste on photocopy collage (each copy different), it looks a genuine artifact from a previous decade, the sort which would be coveted by now. An edition of only 400 numbered copies." - Vital Weekly. Limited 10" (with hand made covers) of weird electronic scrapings by Dutch sound artist Raymond Dijkstra. Dijkstra also has a project with Af Ursin under the name ASRA. Restocked.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Affen-Theater
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $45.00
"While exploring various territories of sound Raymond Dijkstra has released recordings under the names Ki Sync Pulse, Razoul Uzlu and Dadaphon, as well as being part of Indra Karmuka and Asra.  Having passed through these phases he finally settled on releasing music under his own name.  Published by himself only on vinyl releases, Raymond makes the format fit his music, some times only using one side of the disc for music rather than matching it with a piece which had no connection.  On this latest LP we are presented an automatic [in the sense that the Surrealists understood this word] suite in two pieces.  This distilled work of less than one-half hour shows to our ears the mysterious workings of an imaginary space.  taking the title of the album, "Affen-Theater" [which translates as "Monkey Theater"], as a jumping off point, one might envision a secretive performance wherein creatures go about their actions - twisting, turning, stacking and otherwise moving around in curious actions.  Not really creating music but a theater of aural actions, the nature of which remains impenetrable.  This is accomplished through the use and abuse of various acoustic instruments and their coloration through a minimal amount of electronic processing.  The simple nature and the interjection of space in the various layers of squeaks, bumps, scraps and wheezes gives the result of an unhurried density, one created through the agent of various hands, not cold machines.  Being a rather personal music, this music is released in only a small edition." - Eric Lanzillotta. "Affen-Theater is about delusions in a closed-off world. Claustrophobic, cyclic and delusionary, it deals with recurring mental states. Filmic and contemplative, it is both distant and personal. Its like sitting at a table. You are looking at the table. While looking, the table seems 50 meters away, yourself being very small. You know youre watching from close by, but your eyes say differently. Or it is like waking up. The atmosphere is both calm and hectic. The air is charged with emotions. Actions dont seem to fit. It goes to slow and to fast at the same time. It wrings in a utterly unpleasant way. You try to release yourself from this torment. You walk around, make some tea, but you cannot free yourself. When you sit completely still the atmosphere rushes through you. When you walk around, you go to fast for the slowed down surrounding.  It has nothing to do with hallucinations stemming from the use of drugs. More with self-induced mental states wherein delusions spontaneously occur." -Raymond Dijkstra. Packaged in a black linen covered, wooden slipcase with debossed gold print. Edition of 120. One of the more stunning packages ive seen. Yet another highly recommended release from one of my favorite European labels!
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Ce Phénomène Négatif dUne Manière Satisfaisante (This Negative Phenomenon of a Satisfactory Manner)
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $36.00
Signed and numbered edition of 100, in black linen-bound box with offset print and poster. Featuring Timo van Luijk and Frédérique Bruyas.
“This Record is the last Outcome of a Route started first in 2003 with the Pieces "Dada Black" and "Aux Chiottes…" (To the Shithouse…) which I composed for my group ASRA in 2002. Only in 2009 I returned to this Style with the Release of the Record "LOpus Ch", followed by "LOpus Lh" in 2010. (I had departed from this Direction early on in 2003 by making a New Series starting with "Untermensch Lieder", leading to a.o. Affen-Theater and more recently "De Schaal" (2013). ) It took another 3 years before I continued this Style in my Group NIvRITTI MARGA in the Piece "Bhaavitaah Bhuutasthah" (My Self Styled Sanskrit Phantasy meaning: Remembering in the Cosmic Manifestation). I recently began working on new Pieces in this Series; firstly "Ce Phénomène Négatif DUne Manière Satisfaisante", for which I invited Timo van Luijk again to deliver me with a Track of his Monochord Playing. "Démence Sénile..." and paNa pakShiNaaaM (Again a Made-up Sanskrit Amalgamation meaning: Play of Birds) followed soon, thus fulfilling 3/4 of this new L.P.. This Style of Music lies very close to my Heart for its Softness and Surrealism connects me to my personal History. I remember having walked that Road adorned with beautiful old Oaktrees in my Hometown in Friesland… the Road swirling through a Landscape now filled with old big 19th Century Houses, some in Jugendstil Style, others in a more Classical Style, but everything was softly pulsating… It was covered in Strangeness and my Walking was slow… I remember sitting as a young Boy in Primary School at my School Desk, staring at my Hands seemingly much further away than Physically possible… They looked as if 5 Meters away from my Point of View and my Head felt somewhat disconnected from the Rest of my Body... I remember being in a Room. In front of a Mirror. I wanted to go somewhere and tried to do my Hair in a Bun. A great Part of my Hair got loose from my Head, but stayed together, like a living Wig. I couldnt get it into a Knot. At a certain Moment I put the separate Part aside and the Rest on my Head, but I looked like some Sort of Transvestite with Bebop Hair and a strange (blonde) Wig. I searched for the Part of my Hair which Id put aside, but couldnt find it in any Way. Mum and Dad wanted to go somewhere with some Kind of small Car, to search for my Hair, but I was the only one with a License and I couldnt drive because Id lost my Hair… I remember climbing with a large Group of People inside a big Department Store, onto a steep Path (45˚)(instead of a Staircase which should have been there) to the second Floor of the Building. We held ourself to Parts of the Railing so as not to fall down. It reminded me of a Department Store in my old Hometown, only much bigger. Everywhere I looked was Sand and a lot of Dogshit. We visited the Place because it was said there would be some rather big Birds. I told a Friend (to clarify which Bird it was) in a Piece of Varèse there was a Bird who we could spot here, but I couldnt remember its Name. He wasnt acquainted with Varèse well enough to tell me which Bird it was… I told a Girl in Front of me, (whod let me pass before her in the Meantime) that just before we would be Upstairs, the real Test would only than come, namely, if wed really be such good Soccer Players (It was a Joke of me...) Arriving Upstairs, my Friends had suddenly disappeared, as I assumed they were looking at Something, Somewhere. The whole second Floor looked more like a giant Soccer Field (as far as the Eye could see), somewhere outside (there were no Walls). I went to the Dressing Room to get into my Soccer Uniform.” - Raymond Dijkstra.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Ce Phénomène Négatif dUne Manière Satisfaisante (This Negative Phenomenon of a Satisfactory Manner)
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $20.00
Signed and numbered edition of 100 packaged in an offset printed fold-over jacket. Featuring Timo van Luijk and Frédérique Bruyas.
“This Record is the last Outcome of a Route started first in 2003 with the Pieces "Dada Black" and "Aux Chiottes…" (To the Shithouse…) which I composed for my group ASRA in 2002. Only in 2009 I returned to this Style with the Release of the Record "LOpus Ch", followed by "LOpus Lh" in 2010. (I had departed from this Direction early on in 2003 by making a New Series starting with "Untermensch Lieder", leading to a.o. Affen-Theater and more recently "De Schaal" (2013). ) It took another 3 years before I continued this Style in my Group NIvRITTI MARGA in the Piece "Bhaavitaah Bhuutasthah" (My Self Styled Sanskrit Phantasy meaning: Remembering in the Cosmic Manifestation). I recently began working on new Pieces in this Series; firstly "Ce Phénomène Négatif DUne Manière Satisfaisante", for which I invited Timo van Luijk again to deliver me with a Track of his Monochord Playing. "Démence Sénile..." and paNa pakShiNaaaM (Again a Made-up Sanskrit Amalgamation meaning: Play of Birds) followed soon, thus fulfilling 3/4 of this new L.P.. This Style of Music lies very close to my Heart for its Softness and Surrealism connects me to my personal History. I remember having walked that Road adorned with beautiful old Oaktrees in my Hometown in Friesland… the Road swirling through a Landscape now filled with old big 19th Century Houses, some in Jugendstil Style, others in a more Classical Style, but everything was softly pulsating… It was covered in Strangeness and my Walking was slow… I remember sitting as a young Boy in Primary School at my School Desk, staring at my Hands seemingly much further away than Physically possible… They looked as if 5 Meters away from my Point of View and my Head felt somewhat disconnected from the Rest of my Body... I remember being in a Room. In front of a Mirror. I wanted to go somewhere and tried to do my Hair in a Bun. A great Part of my Hair got loose from my Head, but stayed together, like a living Wig. I couldnt get it into a Knot. At a certain Moment I put the separate Part aside and the Rest on my Head, but I looked like some Sort of Transvestite with Bebop Hair and a strange (blonde) Wig. I searched for the Part of my Hair which Id put aside, but couldnt find it in any Way. Mum and Dad wanted to go somewhere with some Kind of small Car, to search for my Hair, but I was the only one with a License and I couldnt drive because Id lost my Hair… I remember climbing with a large Group of People inside a big Department Store, onto a steep Path (45˚)(instead of a Staircase which should have been there) to the second Floor of the Building. We held ourself to Parts of the Railing so as not to fall down. It reminded me of a Department Store in my old Hometown, only much bigger. Everywhere I looked was Sand and a lot of Dogshit. We visited the Place because it was said there would be some rather big Birds. I told a Friend (to clarify which Bird it was) in a Piece of Varèse there was a Bird who we could spot here, but I couldnt remember its Name. He wasnt acquainted with Varèse well enough to tell me which Bird it was… I told a Girl in Front of me, (whod let me pass before her in the Meantime) that just before we would be Upstairs, the real Test would only than come, namely, if wed really be such good Soccer Players (It was a Joke of me...) Arriving Upstairs, my Friends had suddenly disappeared, as I assumed they were looking at Something, Somewhere. The whole second Floor looked more like a giant Soccer Field (as far as the Eye could see), somewhere outside (there were no Walls). I went to the Dressing Room to get into my Soccer Uniform.” - Raymond Dijkstra.

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Das Schone
Format: Lathe Cut LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $56.00
"For the superficial listener (for whom this is certainly not produced) what Dijkstra does may sound the same. Like say a guitarist he uses his instrument: on Das Schöne a table played with glass and an echo unit. A reduction that is in various way. Before he used an organ too, more electronics. Thats one difference. But here he also plays with silence. He plays for maybe twenty second shrieking sounds, fed through echo and then there is silence, in which nothing happens. Sometimes these silences are longer than the actual music. It leaves the listener in nothing less but a state of confusion. To the annoyed, who think: is this it? Is the record over? But to the more careful listeners, he builds great tension - the strongest line between silence and sound. The other new LP is more along the lines of the previous ones, the glass sounds, organ/harmonium and echo unit at work. There are strong similarities between all of these works, but its the smaller details that these works do differ from each other. Schijnheilige Vissen seems to be using the element of silence and also a bit more distortion, but that might very well be the King pressing at work. Dijkstra builds a consistent piece work - an oeuvre as you will. A highly personal world of sound." - FdW/Vital. "These highly interesting handmade polycarbon pressings have an each individually different, deteriorated quality, which is a perfect fit to the music." - Le Souffleur. 2 new Peter King lathe-cut LPs from Dijkstra, oversized foldover jackets, signed and numbered edition of 50.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Fazant
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $86.00
"Translation: "The pheasant". LP plus fine (newspaper) paper inlay with black image. Recordsleeves with handpainted circles and half circles. Handwritten numbered 1-50. Vinyl-record weight: 120 grams. Black vinyl. Handwritten recordlabels. The record contains six short musicpieces, each between 1 and 2,5 minute. The musicpieces are each seperated by blank vinyl without grooves. With half circles painted on the blank vinyl. 33 Rpm. Limited edition of 50. Artwork Raymond Dijkstra." - Le Souffleur.

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Gedachte
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $144.00
"Translation: "The thought". Red velours/cloth-linen hardcover box with debossed black and debossed gold print on front and debossed gold print on side. Inside the box a fine (newspaper-)paper inlay with black image; and the LP-cover with stamp of the publisher Le souffleur and stamped number 01-50. The inside of the box is signed by the author. Size of the box: 32 - 32 - 1,5 cm. Total weight: 750 grams. Vinyl-record weight: 120 grams. Black vinyl. Handstamped recordlabels. 33 Rpm. Limited edition of 50. Concept, design Raymond Dijkstra. All items are individually handmade under supervision of Raymond Dijkstra." - Le Souffleur. Packaging-wise, on De Gelofte and De Gedachte, Dijkstras outdone himself, if you can believe it. Very highly recommended!
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Gedatche
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $86.00
"Fine (newspaper) paper inlay with black image limited edition of 30 copies" - Le Souffleur

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Gelofte
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $144.00
"Translation: "The vow". Red velours/cloth-linen hardcover box with debossed black and debossed gold print on front and debossed gold print on side. Inside the box a fine (newspaper-)paper inlay with black image; and the LP-cover with stamp of the publisher Le souffleur and stamped number 01-50. The inside of the box is signed by the author. Size of the box: 32 - 32 - 1,5 cm. Total weight: 750 grams. Vinyl-record weight: 120 grams. Black vinyl. Handstamped recordlabels. 33 Rpm. Limited edition of 50. Concept, design Raymond Dijkstra. All items are individually handmade under supervision of Raymond Dijkstra." - Le Souffleur. Packaging-wise on De Gelofte and De Gedachte, Dijkstras outdone himself, if you can believe it. Very highly recommended!
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Gelofte
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $86.00
"Fine (newspaper) paper inlay with black image limited edition of 30 copies" - Le Souffleur

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Hamer
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $55.00

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Larf
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $55.00

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: De Schroef
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $38.00
"Perhaps our most beloved outsider in experimental music. Raymond Dijkstra never ceases to amaze me. De Schroef (the screw) is his biggest edition so far (I think), limited to 200 copies. Thats not the only change here. The music is ten pieces of maybe one minute to 90 seconds, ending in a silent lock groove and with lots of blank space in between those pieces. Meaning you have to get up to place the stylus into the next piece. Most odd. It doesnt end there. Each of the pieces seems to be a variation on the same theme. An organ/harmonium sound, scraping of glass; all done rapidly. But the proceedings are short and one is left to think its the same thing, but perhaps its not. Thats the great thing about releases by Raymond Dijkstra. It leaves an endless amount of thinking about it. Is it same, or different? Why is it cut like this? Poetry. I think Dijkstra offers us sound poetry. Without words, but these ten poems are variations on a few sounds. It will surely annoy a few listeners, but no doubt the true fans of Dijkstra - count me in there - are amazed. Once again. The great outsider." - FdWard(Vital).

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Der Triumph
Format: CDR
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $32.00
"The previous LP Affen-Theater was packed in hardcover box and so is this new CDR, which seems to me also music-wise a continuation of Affen-Theater. Seven tracks (now that is something odd for him), which are relatively short (odd!), but contain the similar sound elements as before: scratching the surface, most likely glass with metal objects, a harmonium, and some sound effects, mainly echo. Everything stays on a similar sound level through the piece. By itself these are probably highly annoying, but when played/placed all together they start making sense. Small patterns are formed, giving a sort of a hallucinating feel to the music. This is the kind of drone music that certainly adds something new to the notion of drone. Not endless patterns of treated guitars, synths or field recordings, but electro-acoustic music played very tightly. The previous Affen-Theater was announced here as the strongest release by Dijkstra so far and in that respect Der Triumph (I must admit I keep wondering about his love of German titles) doesnt surpass that one, but extends its beauty to this release." - FdW-Vital Music. Another amazingly packaged release from Dijkstra. Only 25 were made despite being signed and numbered 100 copies.. Out of print.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Der Triumph
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $90.00
"The previous LP Affen-Theater was packed in hardcover box and so is this new (LP), which seems to me also music-wise a continuation of Affen-Theater. Seven tracks (now that is something odd for him), which are relatively short (odd!), but contain the similar sound elements as before: scratching the surface, most likely glass with metal objects, a harmonium, and some sound effects, mainly echo. Everything stays on a similar sound level through the piece. By itself these are probably highly annoying, but when played/placed all together they start making sense. Small patterns are formed, giving a sort of a hallucinating feel to the music. This is the kind of drone music that certainly adds something new to the notion of drone. Not endless patterns of treated guitars, synths or field recordings, but electro-acoustic music played very tightly. The previous Affen-Theater was announced here (see Vital Weekly 479) as the strongest release by Dijkstra so far and in that respect Der Triumph (I must admit I keep wondering about his love of German titles) doesnt surpass that one, but extends its beauty to this release." - FdW, Vital. "LP in linen hardcover box with debossed and gold print. Numbered and signed edition of 80 copies." - Le Souffleur. "What sounds like a man scraping broken glass on metal w/ brain-burnt organ accompaniment makes for one killer LP. Dijkstra has been honing his skin splitting aurality for years and presents us this masterpiece in a hardback linen box sleeve." - Bulltongue, ARTHUR Magazine. #5 in the Top 80 of 2006.

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Der Triumph - Artwork Edition
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $142.00
"The previous LP Affen-Theater was packed in hardcover box and so is this new (LP), which seems to me also music-wise a continuation of Affen-Theater. Seven tracks (now that is something odd for him), which are relatively short (odd!), but contain the similar sound elements as before: scratching the surface, most likely glass with metal objects, a harmonium, and some sound effects, mainly echo. Everything stays on a similar sound level through the piece. By itself these are probably highly annoying, but when played/placed all together they start making sense. Small patterns are formed, giving a sort of a hallucinating feel to the music. This is the kind of drone music that certainly adds something new to the notion of drone. Not endless patterns of treated guitars, synths or field recordings, but electro-acoustic music played very tightly. The previous Affen-Theater was announced here (see Vital Weekly 479) as the strongest release by Dijkstra so far and in that respect Der Triumph (I must admit I keep wondering about his love of German titles) doesnt surpass that one, but extends its beauty to this release." - FdW, Vital. "LP in linen hardcover box with debossed print and original artwork from composer. Numbered and signed edition of 10 copies." - Le Souffleur.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Die Sonne
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $146.00
"Its perhaps no big secret that I am a big fan of the work of Raymond Dijkstra, and maybe reviewing all of his previous work, entitled me to a copy of each of this: a big black wooden box with golden text, in an edition of merely 100 copies - the preprogrammed art item or well calculated collectors item? (You decide). Times three. Crouton released a big wooden box, while Dijkstras Le Souffleur label releases two LPs at the same time in a linen hardcover box with debossed and gold print, like his previous Affen-Theater (see Vital Weekly 479). Sound wise Dijkstra continues the road he choose now for a while. A while ago I saw him in concert,with Timo van Luyck, with whom he has an ongoing collaboration, and their set up is very simple. An ancient loop echo, a small table and a small bunch of objects that are played on the table, like glass, knives, forks and wood. On Maskenstilleben Dijkstra continues this. Somewhere in the back there are the disharmonious drone like chords he plays, seemingly at random, whereas in the foreground there are scrapings and scratching of the surface, which are fed through the ancient echo machine (which, to be honest, could have been a little less). Perhaps the use of echo makes this electro-acoustic music, but its merely a deception to call it like that. This is acoustic music in optima forma and one of a highly original kind. Composition? Not of great interest for Dijkstra. Structure? Nope. Being part of a scene? Which one, or in fact is there one? Not for Dijkstra. He claims to work best in strict isolation, building up the pressure and when he plays his music, he releases his pressure. Inside his closed system (both mentally and in the real world), he derives the sounds which he likes, plays them ad infinitum, without beginning or end. This is noise music, but stepped outside the relatively known genre of overload. This is improvisation, but not as we knew it. Total outsider music, as its hard to come across Dijkstra, who hardly plays concerts. Not part of the serious music world, the underground noise scene, microsound or the laptop flock, he persists very much in his world. "Releasing my work I only do for metaphysical reasons; to keep all psychic and physical channels open, and maintaining a healthy system. It is not much more then relieving yourself in the toilet", he says. I hardly see anything more beautiful, both music and package wise, coming from relieving yourself in the toilet (the analogy is a bit lost on me, but then I am an outsider to his world). The differences between the three LPs is not very big. Normally it could result in me nagging about that, but in the case of Dijkstra you can only see the purity by which he works. We hardly complain about people using guitars and drums, so why should we complain about Dijkstra using objects like glass and metal? Its not the same song repeated three times. Each is genuinely different from the previous or the following record. The instruments remain the same, the composition remains the same, yet, like a good monochrome painting, the differences are in the detail. Die Sonne I thought was a bit more minimal than the other two, more sparse, while Maskenstilleben was a bit more dense, and Die Wille, although close to Die Sonne fell sort of in between the two. After a bunch of self-released records, the release for Crouton may open more doors for Dijkstra, and probably he doesnt care, but at least the public should care. Three great LPs, by all means, although Art (big A in place) doesnt come cheap." - FdW/Vital Weekly. "LP in linen hardcover box with debossed and gold printing, edition of 100 copies."
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Die Wille
Format: LP Box Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $146.00
"Its perhaps no big secret that I am a big fan of the work of Raymond Dijkstra, and maybe reviewing all of his previous work, entitled me to a copy of each of this: a big black wooden box with golden text, in an edition of merely 100 copies - the preprogrammed art item or well calculated collectors item? (You decide). Times three. Crouton released a big wooden box, while Dijkstras Le Souffleur label releases two LPs at the same time in a linen hardcover box with debossed and gold print, like his previous Affen-Theater (see Vital Weekly 479). Sound wise Dijkstra continues the road he choose now for a while. A while ago I saw him in concert,with Timo van Luyck, with whom he has an ongoing collaboration, and their set up is very simple. An ancient loop echo, a small table and a small bunch of objects that are played on the table, like glass, knives, forks and wood. On Maskenstilleben Dijkstra continues this. Somewhere in the back there are the disharmonious drone like chords he plays, seemingly at random, whereas in the foreground there are scrapings and scratching of the surface, which are fed through the ancient echo machine (which, to be honest, could have been a little less). Perhaps the use of echo makes this electro-acoustic music, but its merely a deception to call it like that. This is acoustic music in optima forma and one of a highly original kind. Composition? Not of great interest for Dijkstra. Structure? Nope. Being part of a scene? Which one, or in fact is there one? Not for Dijkstra. He claims to work best in strict isolation, building up the pressure and when he plays his music, he releases his pressure. Inside his closed system (both mentally and in the real world), he derives the sounds which he likes, plays them ad infinitum, without beginning or end. This is noise music, but stepped outside the relatively known genre of overload. This is improvisation, but not as we knew it. Total outsider music, as its hard to come across Dijkstra, who hardly plays concerts. Not part of the serious music world, the underground noise scene, microsound or the laptop flock, he persists very much in his world. "Releasing my work I only do for metaphysical reasons; to keep all psychic and physical channels open, and maintaining a healthy system. It is not much more then relieving yourself in the toilet", he says. I hardly see anything more beautiful, both music and package wise, coming from relieving yourself in the toilet (the analogy is a bit lost on me, but then I am an outsider to his world). The differences between the three LPs is not very big. Normally it could result in me nagging about that, but in the case of Dijkstra you can only see the purity by which he works. We hardly complain about people using guitars and drums, so why should we complain about Dijkstra using objects like glass and metal? Its not the same song repeated three times. Each is genuinely different from the previous or the following record. The instruments remain the same, the composition remains the same, yet, like a good monochrome painting, the differences are in the detail. Die Sonne I thought was a bit more minimal than the other two, more sparse, while Maskenstilleben was a bit more dense, and Die Wille, although close to Die Sonne fell sort of in between the two. After a bunch of self-released records, the release for Crouton may open more doors for Dijkstra, and probably he doesnt care, but at least the public should care. Three great LPs, by all means, although Art (big A in place) doesnt come cheap." - FdW/Vital Weekly. "LP in linen hardcover box with debossed and gold printing, edition of 100 copies."

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: L Opus Ch
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $86.00
"Perhaps a lengthy introduction, but please bear with me. On Friday 27 March 2009 Extrapool Nijmegen staged another one of their "Audiotoop" evenings. The idea of Audiotoop is that artists from various disciplines create a radio play especially composed for the evening of the performance. This Audiotoop saw a performance of Edward Ka-spel and Silverman (of the Legendary Pink Dots) who staged spoken word pieces with added soundscapes created by Silverman. Quite wonderful. After their performance ASRA was next; a collaboration between Timo van Luijk and Raymond Dijkstra. I was really looking forward to their performance as I hold both musicians in high esteem. The stage was scattered with a lot of small acoustic instruments, a piano and a tuba. Together they performed the best live set I have heard in a long time. Beautiful, spacious music with respect for all individual sounds and both performers. The reason for this introduction is the fact that that night I bought the new Raymond Dijkstra LP Lopus CH. Another reason is that when I came home and played the record the following day, something of the magic of that performance appeared to be also etched in the grooves of this record. I have all Raymond Dijkstra LPs so I know his music well. For un-initiated ears his records might sound "all the same", but that is not the case. His music carefully and gradually develops and Dijkstra documents this process in his records. Interestingly enough this works well. Lopus CH (attractively packed in a handmade cover; made of old newspaper fragments stuck to the cover) is a new step in Dijkstras development. The instruments used on this album include piano and tuba amongst his more regular set up. More relaxed, more open than ever this is one of my favorite records from the past few months. Not just a record for those "in the know", but certainly one for everyone who appreciates beautiful music. As only 50 copies were pressed, I suggest a certain haste in contacting his label Le Souffleur." - Freek Kinkelaar (Vital). "Handpainted / collaged recordsleeves. Handwritten numbered 1-50. Vinyl-record weight: 120 grams. Black vinyl. Handwritten recordlabels. When everything slows down... 33 Rpm. Limited edition of 50. Artwork Raymond Dijkstra.." - Le Souffleur.

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: L Opus Ch
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $26.00
"Since 2003 Dutch painter, musician and sculptor Raymond Dijkstra has put out more than 40 releases on his Le Souffleur label, in a range of formats (LP, 10", 7", 5", and 3" vinyl), under his own name and a variety of pseudonyms (Ki Sync Pulse, Razoul ÿzlü, Dadaphon). All are very limited art editions, whose sleeves feature his drawing and painting, and are priced accordingly. Dijkstras lack of profile and insistence on working in isolation make it tempting to classify his work as a form of outsider art. He has certainly evolved an unusual and relatively unique approach. The few of his albums Ive been able to hear sound like nothing else around - organ loops, metal scrapings and string scratchings are crafted through insistent repetition and crude manipulations into totally self-contained and obsessively insular soundworlds. Lopus Ch and De Fazant are his two most recent releases. The more substantial Lopus Ch serves up two sidelong tracks, both primitive improvisational collages, at times indistinguishable from each other. A small range of sounds is repeatedly distressed, forced into meandering, circular patterns, with little in the way of development or progression - unidentifiable tinny scrapings are filtered through echo and delay effects while what sound like a pump organ creakily chunters away in the background. Like much of Dijkstras music, its at once futile and profound." -Nick Cain (The Wire). Edition of 300, with poster.

Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: La Philosophie Des Chiottes
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $19.00
"The title "La Philosophie Des Chiottes" (The Philosophy Of The John) refers both to the philosophical approach of this piece, as well to its nihilistic concept." - Le Souffleur. Edition of 200.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Schijnheilige Vissen
Format: Lathe Cut LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $56.00
"For the superficial listener (for whom this is certainly not produced) what Dijkstra does may sound the same. Like say a guitarist he uses his instrument: on Das Schöne a table played with glass and an echo unit. A reduction that is in various way. Before he used an organ too, more electronics. Thats one difference. But here he also plays with silence. He plays for maybe twenty second shrieking sounds, fed through echo and then there is silence, in which nothing happens. Sometimes these silences are longer than the actual music. It leaves the listener in nothing less but a state of confusion. To the annoyed, who think: is this it? Is the record over? But to the more careful listeners, he builds great tension - the strongest line between silence and sound. The other new LP is more along the lines of the previous ones, the glass sounds, organ/harmonium and echo unit at work. There are strong similarities between all of these works, but its the smaller details that these works do differ from each other. Schijnheilige Vissen seems to be using the element of silence and also a bit more distortion, but that might very well be the King pressing at work. Dijkstra builds a consistent piece work - an oeuvre as you will. A highly personal world of sound." - FdW/Vital. "These highly interesting handmade polycarbon pressings have an each individually different, deteriorated quality, which is a perfect fit to the music." - Le Souffleur. 2 new Peter King lathe-cut LPs from Dijkstra, oversized foldover jackets, signed and numbered edition of 50.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Untermensch Lieder
Format: 7"
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $18.00
"The name Raymond Dijkstra may not be sparkling alive, but the man has been around for some time, and he has released many works, under his own name, aswell as Dadaphon, Razoul Uzlu, Ki Sync Pulse, Asra (a duo with Af Ursin) and at one point one-third Indra Karmuka. On this 7" he doesnt return to the noise work he released before under his own name, but rather continues paths taken by the work as Dadaphon: amplifying objects, layering them and making a collage out of it. On the a-side there is the scratch of glass on metal sound in the foreground and osbscure, semi-percussive rumbling in the back. Similar scratch is on the b-side but the percussive element is louder here. Not dissimilar to Organum, Raymond Dijkstra however likes his sounds to be free of any electronic treatment, rather keeping in close contact with the original sounds. The treatments are played and not generated. A rather solitary voice in this kind of music. Should appeal to more people than it does by the name and thats a pity. Check it out, will ya?" - FdW, Vital. Edition of 100 copies. Restock of this 2004 release without the original sticker on label and signed and dated 14/03/11.
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Artist: DIJKSTRA, RAYMOND
Title: Verzameld Werk 2005 / 2007
Format: 4 LP Set
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $105.00
"The 4 musicpieces included in this set were originally released as separate LPs by muziekuitgeverij Le Souffleur between 2005 and 2007. Together they form a closed series. This series includes: Affen-theater (2005), Der Triumph (2006), Die sonne (2007), Die wille (2007)." 4 LPs in 2 gatefold silkscreened jackets in silkscreened band. Numbered edition of 100 copies. A much more affordable way to check out these amazing (and disturbing) recordings of echoed scraping metal/pump organ. Very highly recommended!
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Artist: NIVRITTI MARGA
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $20.00
Numbered edition of 200. Nivritti Marga is Raymond Dijkstra, Timo van Luijk, and Frédérique Bruyas. "Apart from these reservations placed upon the kind of relationship more or less intimate that I should maintain with you, my mouth is ready at no matter what hour of the day to exhale like an artificial gale the flood of lies exacted strictly from each human by your vainglory from the moment that the bluish dawn arises seeking light in the satin folds of the twilight, even as I, excited by the love of virtue, seek the good." - Le Souffleur.

Artist: SANTASEDE
Title: s/t
Format: 10"
Label: Le Souffleur
Country: Netherlands
Price: $18.00
First non-privately distributed release on Raymond Dijkstras label since 2009, following a long string of ultra-limited art edition lathe-cuts. An unlikely collaboration between Dijkstra and Tiff Lion, who has done soundtrack work for CSI and The Hunger Games. LP by the duo to follow next year on Dekorder. "The music has an obscure and surreal character hard to categorize. It certainly has filmic qualities, if only as a film of the inner-eye. The music has a psychedelic touch and elements of esotericism by its use of sitar, (primitively played) tabla and highly reverberated string instruments. The reciting of old Italian Alchemistic texts by Tiff Lion links the music further to a dark spirituality. There is a great emphasis on acoustic instrumentation played in a raw manner (among others piano-strings) giving the whole record a very rudimentary character. The use of electronics is done in such a way that its often impossible to divide acoustic and electronic sounds. The electronic instrumentation thus emphasizes the rawness of the acoustic sounds. Highly recommended for lovers of psychedelic music." "Vanilla white vinyl with dash of brown (every exemplar has a different dash so every exemplar is unique) Vinyl-record weight: 160 grams. 33 Rpm. Limited edition of 250 ex. With personalized downloadcard. October 2012." - Le Souffleur.

Artist: MINE QUINTET, KOSUKE
Title: Mine
Format: LP
Label: Le Tres Jazz Club
Country: France
Price: $27.00
"Le Tres Jazz Club present a reissue of Kosuke Mine Quintets first release, Mine, originally released on Three Blind Mice in 1970. Fuzati (Klub Des Loosers), producer and die-hard crate digger, has teamed up with Modulor to launch the Le Très Jazz Club label, dedicated to jazz vinyl reissues. For the first two releases, Mine, presented here, and Green Caterpillar (LTJC 002LP), Le Tres Jazz Club has chosen to celebrate Japan. Japanese jazz is sadly one of the best-kept secrets in music. But, it would be a huge loss to miss Mine, the sublime first album from Kosuke Mine Quintet, released in 1970 on the legendary Three Blind Mice label. The record, made of a four long pieces where Kosuke Mines sax (alto and soprano) and Hideo Ichikawas Fender Rhodes never stop to respond to each other is a monument of dense and spiritual jazz." - Le Tres Jazz Club.

Artist: CAR COMMERCIALS
Title: A Young Victoriaville
Format: Cass
Label: Leaf Leaf
Country: USA
Price: $4.50
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Artist: CAR COMMERCIALS
Title: Grants Dead
Format: Cass
Label: Leaf Leaf
Country: USA
Price: $4.50
"26 minutes of creepy songs by names all too familiar to leaf leaf: David Sutton and Daniel Dimaggio. guitars, pianos, drums, shrill autoharps and weird dudes. "Lou barlow kills Jandek-shadow ring comes over and writes a song about it"- Terminal Boredom review. Expect the ghoulish!" - Leaf Leaf.
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Artist: CAR COMMERCIALS
Title: Jar
Format: 7"
Label: Leaf Leaf
Country: USA
Price: $4.50
"Daniel Dimaggio is the Orson Welles of Princeton, NJ. He is! Look at him; master of the airwaves behind the Strong Little Legs (RIP) & Giants Of Jazz radio programs on WPRB as well as commander of flesh n blood charm peddlers Home Blitz & now this band Car Commercials. For alls I know he might even hate Gallo Wine & fish sticks too. He aint alone on that count! I wonder what his thoughts are concerin Elmyr De Hory? Hmmm....another time perhaps. Home Blitz you might already be familiar with. Many a two-cents was tossed around on their behalf last year, extollin praise as how they ranked alongside Modern Lovers, Half Japanese & Electric Eels as genuine Real McCoys of the American Underground. And I aint sayin they arent or they dont.I chose to abstain from the hyperbole not because I didnt have the change to spare, but on account I thought them was pretty big britches to fill. I dont put much truck in E. Eels n 1/2 Jap comparisons these days. Personally, I think Id be more apt to consider the contents of my wallet readin something like Ron House fronting the Feelies but its that kindve reactionary pontificatin that makes this blog the contentious darling it is, right? Hello? Anyways, w/Car Commercials Dan & co. have seemingly tapped into the wellspring of amateurish goodness what emanates from the source(s) of them Messthetics compilations thatre gracing ears n airwaves (finally) nowadays. Theres a lot to be said for the zero production skills, which in the right hands (their own), Im always a sucker for.True, on occasion they come dangerously close to channelin the precocity of early Daniel Johnston, but most of the time Car Commercials nail it like they was stained by the same varnish & wax buildup as 49 Americans or Crash Action Winners. Id also state for the record that in another time n place (take a wild guess) these guys wouldve lived high on the hog recordin for the Onset/Offset label alongside the likes of Les Bottletops,Toerag, Brothers Gorgonzola & other estimable strangers that have yet to be properly heralded. I know, I know, folks is all the time sayin we are not familiar with these bands you reference. But I am! Theres a fine line between obstinance n ignorance & sometimes in the middle they become twain. What am I gettin at? How about; DONT LET 25 YEARS GO BY BEFORE YOU HEAR THIS CAR COMMERCIALS EP! I cant make it much plainer than that.Theres cassettes too. Collectem all." - Siltblog.
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Artist: CAR COMMERCIALS
Title: The Mediums Necklace
Format: Cass
Label: Leaf Leaf
Country: USA
Price: $4.50
"hour long tape of scary songs, weirdo awkwardness, messy jams, and everything else youd want in a 56 cadillac." - Leaf Leaf.
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Artist: WOODSMAN
Title: Mystery Tape
Format: LP
Label: LEFSE
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Woodsman is an experimental ambient post-psychedelic band based in Denver, CO. The quartet contains two totemic percussionists and two sonic animators who employ electric guitars, feedback loops, and recorded samples to build the dreamy astral soundscapes that define Woodsmans sound. Influenced by hazy mountain passes, the cinema of Stan Brakhage, and early 1970s improvisational recordings by Miles Davis, Woodsman has crafted aural offerings that are uniquely their own. Since 2008, they have released a full length 12" LP on Mexican Summer, as well as two compact discs and two cassette tapes on their own Fire Talk label." -LEFSE

Artist: WORKDUB
Title: Subterranean (1989-1995)
Format: LP
Label: Left Ear Records
Country: USA
Price: $30.00
"Another ten lost tracks from Nicholas Georgieff and Virgil Work, St Louiss basement electronics duo Workdub. The release spans material from 1989-95 and includes recordings from their sole LP (1989) and both cassette albums (released in 1992 and 1995). Workdubs music hardly fits into a vacuum and some might even say its otherworldly. Tracks like "Reach For The Stars" and "Lunar Module" reflect dreams of space-age exploration, all the while their investigations into drum machines, synthesizers, samples and digital FXs matched with their organic live instrumentation work to create a unique atmospheric dubbed-out sound." - Left Ear.

Artist: M.N.D.
Title: M.N.D. In Stockholm - New Nordic Light II
Format: LP
Label: Leiterwagen
Country: Germany
Price: $19.00
"lp single-sided (vinyl, 180g), recorded 25. 8. 1970. norbert eisbrenner guit., vla., voc., werner götz vla., bass, sven ake johansson dr., voc., p, autogeräusche, geläute, etc."

Artist: RED CRAYOLA
Title: On Forty-Five
Format: 7"
Label: Leiterwagen
Country: Germany
Price: $8.00
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Artist: SCHLICK, JORG & MEGABODY
Title: Farbenlehre III
Format: 7"
Label: Leiterwagen
Country: Germany
Price: $8.50
Features artist Albert Oehlen (Leiterwagen is Oehlens label) and NDW legend A. Dorau.
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Artist: WAGSTAFF
Title: Funkencomputer
Format: CD
Label: Leiterwagen
Country: Germany
Price: $13.00

Artist: GR
Title: Xperiments From Within the Tentacular
Format: LP
Label: Les Disques Blasphematoires Du Palatin
Country: France
Price: $22.00
""The Xperiments From Within The Tentacular album (a D.I.Y act on 4 Track Tape Recorder captured between 2006-2007) features the most dangerous Yaya touch, guitar Feedback development at its wildest, obscure unintelligible spoken words within vintage & weird cascophonic sounds quality, and the cult of impossible 4 track transfiguration." - Les Disques Blasphematoires Du Palatin.

Artist: TYVEK
Title: Euro Tour 2011
Format: 7"
Label: Les Disques Steak
Country: France
Price: $10.00
"The pace increases, the vocals stay tinny and distorted, blowing out a mini-megaphone, getting ever more punk. Another solid step forward in TYVEKs trash rock evolution. Very limited." - Les Disques Steak.

Artist: TYVEK
Title: Time Change
Format: 7"
Label: Les Disques Steak
Country: France
Price: $9.00

Artist: NIHILIST SPASM BAND, THE
Title: No Nihilist Spasm Band In Mulhouse
Format: LP
Label: Les Mondes Mental
Country: France
Price: $22.00
Live at La Salle St. Fridolin, Mulhouse 1 June 2004 during the second NSB European tour. A word about Hugh and The Nihilist Spasm Band by John Boyle: "The Nihilist Spasm Band began in the summer of 1965 in London, Ontario as an informal kazoo band of friends making a soundtrack for a film by the late artist Greg Curnoe. We soon built new, louder electric instruments. We played noise music because we did not know how to play real music. In 1969 we toured Europe for the first time, playing at the Paris Biennale des Jeunes and at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, England. It was not until 2004 that we toured Europe again, playing at Vandoeuvre-les-Nancys festival Musique Action, in Montreuil, in Hasselt, Belgium and in Mulhouse. This proved to be the last tour for Hugh McIntyre, our bassist for 39 years. Three months later, he died of heart failure. The very last night he played at our regular Monday night gig, members of R.E.M. showed up and jammed with us till 2 in the morning. Hugh had a wonderful time and went to hear their concert the next evening. This final recording of Hugh with the Spasm Band in Mulhouse is dedicated to his memory." - Les Mondes Mental.

Artist: LES RALLIZES DENUDES
Title: High Or Die
Format: LP
Label: Les Rallizes Denudes
Country:
Price: $30.00
Second and final pressing of 200+ copies (for a total of 370 or so). Features different material than the two double LPs. Spray painted stencil jackets.
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Artist: IDEA FIRE COMPANY
Title: Live Archives Volume 1 WMUA 23 May 1999
Format: CDR
Label: Lessons About History
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Lessons About History is a brand new weapon in the Swill Radio umbrella. LAH will specialize in digital objects of live and studio performances culled from the Swill Radio archives presented to the public for the first time. The exceptional musical interest and historical value of these recordings should help the listener shed some light on the vast and mysterious world of Swill Radio. The series begins with a legendary IFCO radio show from 1999 with Karla and me joined by Graham Lambkin. This was our second show with Graham, the first being earlier in the day at the then-nascent Flywheel in Easthampton MA. (The Hardest Working Band In Rock!) We all worked together so well that it wasnt long before Tart was formed, but thats another story. This set showcases IFCO at its most languid, spacey, and electronic. Ill-fitting machine dreams. Excellent recording straight from the radio feed. A gorgeous representation of IFCO live during our Anti-Natural period. Professionally printed CDRs in full colour jackets." -Lessons About History

Artist: F/i
Title: Blanga
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Blanga was originally released in 2005 on Lexicon Devil. Milwaukee space/psych-rock veterans F/i saw original member Richard Franecki (Vocokesh) return to the fold and the results are here to behold. With a string of highly-praised reissues from the band under Lexicons belts, ranging from the years 1983-1991, they figured it was high time to release some of their contemporary recordings. Also returning are Brian Wensing, Grant Richter with Rick Hake and John Frankovic. Most of all, Blanga (apparently an in-joke within the group and something to do with Amon Düül and Hawkwind) rips out some of the most awe-inspiring, trance-inducing and speaker-destroying psychedelic space-rock of the last 25 years. All the crucial pieces are in place: the metronomic drum beats, the Eno/Hawkwindesque synth swirls and, most of all, the overwhelming cloud of fuzzbox guitar distortion coating the proceedings. You get a mere 5 songs in 47 minutes; from the raga-drone of "An Extremely Lovely Girl Dreams of Blanga" to the stunning blips n whirls of the keyboard/sitar track, "Blangas Love Song," right on through to the closer, "Grandfather Blanga and His Band Light It Up," a Flipper-y dirge with one foot on Earth, one on Mars." -Lexicon Devil

Artist: F/i
Title: Paradise Out Here
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Reissued by Lexicon Devil in 2006. Originally released on the Human Wrechords label in 1989, Paradise Out Here has long been the most elusive and sought-after recording from Milwaukees space-rock giants, F/i. Having once again gained a substantial cult following after the other F/i reissues Lexicon Devil has released over the last 5 years, the band came back together. The time is right to get the one non-RRRecords LP from the 80s back into the public eye, and since the LP was only released in an edition of 300 copies, therell be plenty who will want to hear this. Recorded between the Why Not? and Blue Star LPs, it captures the band in peak form. The opener, "From Poppy With Love" is one of the bands strongest numbers, a surging collision of 80s punk rock energy dosed in clouds of cosmic guitar fuzz. It slays. The drive of the following two songs, "The House Of The Pharaohs Daughter" and "The Ninth Corner," never lets up until the band sets the controls for the heart of the sun with the nigh-on 20-minutes tribal dirge of "Om 21." The holy combination of amp-destroying guitar noise, anchored, low-end bass, rock-steady drumming and other-worldly synth whoops and bleeps is a beauty to experience. To finish it off, the band has whacked on two bonus tracks, "Satellite Surfer" and "Five Crowns Of The Saxon King," both recorded around the same period, as a taster for the bounties they have sitting around in dusty tape boxes. Paradise Out Here could just be F/is best recorded work, and Lexicon Devil is pleased to get it out once again for a whole new generation of fans. Fully remastered by the band with all new artwork." -Lexicon Devil
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Artist: NAR, HIROSHI WITH NISHINIHON
Title: Hiroshi Nar With Nishinihon
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Originally issued by Lexicon Devil in 2005. This is a special one-time-only CD, limited to a pressing of 500, of a rare live meeting of minds: power trio Nishinihon (featuring Kawabata Makoto of Acid Mothers Temple) and Hiroshi Nar of the legendary collector-scum/60s/70s Japanese uber-psych/garage destruction unit, Les Rallizes Denudes. Nishinihon are the amazing scorch n burn three-man unit whove scarred eardrums for several years now with their acid-rock meltdown. Since his departure from Rallizes in 1978, Hiroshi has kept himself busy with a myriad projects running the scope of no wave, garage punk, Dada-rock and the occasional guest playing on an Acid Mothers disc. Suffice to say, his discography is as long as your arm and much more interesting. Hiroshi Nar with Nishinihon (which said 5 times with a belly of booze can be a great game) celebrates exactly that: a one-off live meeting in Japan in December of 2001 between these musical titans. With Hiroshi penning three of the four songs present, theres definitely a heavy musical similarity to Les Rallizes; both "20 Yen For Each Additional" and "Machiko" possess that crawling, stumbling vibe of his previous bands best 70s work, the combination of his guitar twang and stuttering garage stomp resulting in a kind of Crazy Horse/Quicksilver hybrid. Even more explosive, are the furious guitar explosions of "Are You Lady?" and "Peep Up," two short(er) ditties that get straight to the point and drive it home in a most Stoogely manner. As it says on the back cover of this release: "Do you wanna teste this fuckin sweet wonder rock world, Brother?" Hell, yes." -Lexicon Devil

Artist: OIL TASTERS
Title: S/T
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Originally issued by Lexicon Devil in 2005. The Oil Tasters only existed between the years 1980-1983 and managed to release two 7"s and an LP in their lifetime. Out-of-print for well over 20 years, Lexicon Devil stepped up to the plate in an attempt to reintroduce this mighty Milwaukee juggernaut back into the general public with a CD compiling all their long-deleted catalog. A three-piece with the unusual line-up of bass/vocals (Richard LaValliere), saxophone (Caleb Alexander) and drums/backing vocals (Guy Hoffman), Oil Tasters set the Milwaukee scene alight in their day with their trailblazing mix of Dada-esque smart-arse lyricism, avant-garde jazz rhythms and skittering, punk-rock energy which blended together to produce a unique, unprecedented sound. Both Richard and Guy had spent time in the late 70s in The Haskels, Milwaukees original punker outfit, and when that band called it a day, they decided to take a less orthodox musical approach. Roping in friend Caleb Alexander on saxophone (who actually learnt his trade from another 70s Milwaukee habituate and wildman, James Chance aka James White/Black of The Contortions) and inspired by a strange mixture of old Dixieland jazz, Coltrane and post-punk a la Public Image Ltd., they created something really different from the then-emerging cookie-cutter punk scene. Sonically, you could throw a few names around: in Oil Tasters one can hear traces of John Lydons snarl in the way LaValliere barks out his sarcastic tomes; the menacing, angular punk-funk-jazz of the Minutemen, especially so in the meaty, Watt-ish bass lines; and the Dada art-rock styling of Pere Ubu ca. 81/82. This release comprises both of their self-released 7"s and their subsequent LP released on Joe Carduccis excellent Thermidor label (they were actually recommended to Carducci by his good friend, Jello Biafra), all of which have been newly remastered at Dex Audio in Melbourne from the original reels which, funnily enough, had spent the last 5 years collecting dust on the shelves of none other than Henry Rollins office. Huh? The CD reproduces the front cover of the original LP, contains an 8-page booklet with liner notes from longtime fan Keith Brammer (of Die Kreuzen/Boy Dirt Car) and Richard LaValliere himself, a plethora of band flyers and photos and a full 40 minutes of surrealist, one-of-a-kind post-punk."- Lexicon Devil

Artist: TAR BABIES
Title: Face The Music/Respect Your Nightmares
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Originally issued on the Lexicon Devil label in 2005. In 1982, the Tar Babies were burning up half-pipes and blazing venues with their hyper-speed punk rock. More well known for their late 80s LPs on the famed SST label, in which they veered towards a more DC-influenced "punk-funk" sound, and the subsequent acclaim that their drummer, Dan Bitney, acquired with Tortoise, the Babies were also one of the great, and tragically overlooked Midwestern hardcore bands of the original era, releasing two phenomenal 12" EPs on their own Bone Air imprint in 83 and 85, respectively. This CD hopes to rectify that obscurity by putting these two long-out-of-print discs back onto the marketplace for the first time on CD, with a ton of bonus material as a special treat. Inside you will find: The complete Face The Music and Respect Your Nightmares EPs, which featured early production work by Bob Mould and Butch Vig; "The Ocean" track from the Master Tapes 2LP; "Calebs Getting Mad" from their 5-song demo cassette from 1982 (the other tracks are on FTM); five previously-unreleased songs from the era, taken from the vaults of the TBs Bucky Pope, as well as alternate versions of two EP tracks; reproductions of the original artwork from the EPs, plus a collage of flyers, photos and reviews from the era in a 10-panel booklet. Liner notes from Bucky Pope himself. All of this has been digitally edited, sequenced and fiddled with by Melbourne-via-Chicago audio whiz-kid, Casey Rice. The music the Tar Babies were pumping out in 82/83 was an awesome collision course of Black Flag-style tension/release and heart-thumping thrash copped from a heavy diet of Minor Threat 7"s. Think the ferocity of early Die Kreuzen, Negative Approach, Necros, and youre in the ballpark. By 85, things had changed. The pace had slowed a touch, and most of all, Bucky was pumping out highly inventive riffs in an angular Eddie Hazel/Hendrix/Greg Ginn vein. Sharing the stage with a host of HC heroes and a bevy of SST folks criss-crossing the U.S. on their never-ending tours, the band caught the attention of Mr. Ginn and the rest is history. That is, of course, except for their 1982-1985 output. That is all here, and its a rip-snorting collection. 25 tracks and 47 minutes of trailblazing, fist-pumping slampit rama-lama from a time when people really meant it."- Lexicon Devil. Highly recommended!
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Artist: VERDURE
Title: Cross & Satellite Station
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Originally released by Lexicon Devil in 2002. Verdure is Donovan Quinn, who resides in Walnut Creek, deep in the East Bay of San Francisco. Hes performed his songs with the Skygreen Leopards (collaborating with Glenn Donaldson) and can currently be found performing solo, occasionally being joined by various friends and collaborators under the umbrella of the 13th Month. His Verdure alias draws influence from heavy collaboration with the Jewelled Antler Collective, that loose-fitting West Coast group of artists known for bathing themselves in the glow of free-improv, rustic Americana, backwater psychedelia, electronic experiments, the outlaw spirit of classic 80s hardcore, and ghostly, folk-inspired sounds. Cross & Satellite Station is a strange beast to pin down. It could be called acid-folk or ramshackle pop with a nice, lo-fi mix of aching vocals, strummed guitars, tape loops, thundering organ, scattered percussion and the odd sample here and there. When the electric guitar breaks into that fuzzed-out solo on "Pope Innocent X," or when Donovan bursts into the chorus on the mesmerizing "Suns Gonna Come Take Over My Sky," it might make you remember that the "new weird" zeitgeist spawned some true gems. If youve ever dug the sounds of Tyrannosaurus Rex, Skip Spences Oar, Nikki Sudden/Epic Soundtracks, Syd Barrett at his most unhinged, or Jandek at just about any point in his recorded life, then youll dig this."- Lexicon Devil

Artist: VIBRACATHEDRAL ORCHESTRA
Title: My Gates Open, Tremble By My Side
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $13.00
"Originally released on the Lexicon Devil label in 2004; a reissue of their obscenely rare 1999 LP on the Roaratorio label, with three bonus tracks. Vibracathedral Orchestra started in 1998 with the core 5-piece line-up of Neil Campbell, Bridget Hayden, Michael Flower, Adam Davenport and Julian Bradley. Between the five of them, a musical CV would read like a history of UK underground experimental music from the last decade or so, with members having been involved with the likes of Richard Youngs, Simon Wickham-Smith, Sunroof, Skullflower, and others. The sound and aesthetic of VO is based heavily on percussive, improvised, minimalist drones that occasionally bear heavy resemblance to everything from very early Velvet Underground (and proto-/post-Velvets projects with John Cale, Angus MacLise and La Monte Young) to Popol Vuh and Amon Düül to essential UK cult artists like Third Ear Band and AMM. With a massive array of percussive, stringed and toy instruments (bells, recorders, flutes, mandolins, violins, whistles, organs, etc.), the band soon began wowing people over with their limited self-released CD-Rs and occasional live shows. So, in the intervening years, with a smattering of "real" releases on VHF under their belt, and various limited vinyl releases elsewhere, comes this Lexicon Devil CD. My Gates Open... was originally released on the Roaratorio label in 1999 in an addition of only 250 copies. Not only is the album considered by many fans to be their finest work, but the CD contains a bonus three tracks from the same recording session that until now have remained unissued. Musically, it all scorches in that patented Vibracathedral style: monolithic sheets of organic, repetitive drones that arch into quieter, more subtle territory, rhythms and grooves. This expanded edition is certainly an excellent place to start in exploring the world of Vibracathedral Orchestra. "-Lexicon Devil

Artist: VIBRACATHEDRAL ORCHESTRA
Title: My Gates Open, Tremble By My Side
Format: CD
Label: Lexicon Devil
Country: Australia
Price: $14.00
"Originally released on the Lexicon Devil label in 2004; a reissue of their obscenely rare 1999 LP on the Roaratorio label, with three bonus tracks. Vibracathedral Orchestra started in 1998 with the core 5-piece line-up of Neil Campbell, Bridget Hayden, Michael Flower, Adam Davenport and Julian Bradley. Between the five of them, a musical CV would read like a history of UK underground experimental music from the last decade or so, with members having been involved with the likes of Richard Youngs, Simon Wickham-Smith, Sunroof, Skullflower, and others. The sound and aesthetic of VO is based heavily on percussive, improvised, minimalist drones that occasionally bear heavy resemblance to everything from very early Velvet Underground (and proto-/post-Velvets projects with John Cale, Angus MacLise and La Monte Young) to Popol Vuh and Amon Düül to essential UK cult artists like Third Ear Band and AMM. With a massive array of percussive, stringed and toy instruments (bells, recorders, flutes, mandolins, violins, whistles, organs, etc.), the band soon began wowing people over with their limited self-released CD-Rs and occasional live shows. So, in the intervening years, with a smattering of "real" releases on VHF under their belt, and various limited vinyl releases elsewhere, comes this Lexicon Devil CD. My Gates Open... was originally released on the Roaratorio label in 1999 in an addition of only 250 copies. Not only is the album considered by many fans to be their finest work, but the CD contains a bonus three tracks from the same recording session that until now have remained unissued. Musically, it all scorches in that patented Vibracathedral style: monolithic sheets of organic, repetitive drones that arch into quieter, more subtle territory, rhythms and grooves. This expanded edition is certainly an excellent place to start in exploring the world of Vibracathedral Orchestra." -Lexicon Devil

Artist: AXIS:SOVA
Title: (I Feel Like) Laying Low
Format: 7"
Label: Licking River
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"A debut affair; Chicago-boy makes noise under the muggy haze of the south loop, pollinated with nomadic, modal guitar tones. These tracks were captured using both 8 and 4-track analog equipment with an old Tele Custom; a Roland TR-66 Rhythm Arranger as accompanyment on the A-side, a djembe on the B-side. At the final point of any winter, harshness always gives way to a blooming rain season. Like some kinda mildness to appease your internal disorders, it removes your dusty clothes and bathes you in warm water. The Axis:sovA is weathered; that Chrome details got a bit o Shankar here, a tad of Schenker there...These markings add some character and serve to remind you, its the fools what do hesitate to meditate." -Licking River

Artist: WILLIAMS, GARETH
Title: Flaming Tunes
Format: CD
Label: Life And Living
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"When Gareth Williams died on Christmas Eve 2001 at the age of 48, the world lost a huge personality and a unique creative talent, yet little is known of his work outside of the legendary group This Heat. With this first official release on Compact Disc of Williamss solo and collaborative works from 1985, Life and Living Records take the first steps to correcting this imbalance. Flaming Tunes was recorded by Gareth Williams and Mary Currie with input from a variety of contributors including fellow This Heat member Charles Bullen, long term collaborators Martin Harrison, Rick Wilson, Mick Hobbs and others. After Gareth left This Heat in the early eighties he made the first of several trips to India, an experience which affected him deeply on personal and musical levels. On returning he began a collaboration with Mary Currie, building up songs from fragments and simple arrangements, using whatever instruments they had to hand and the resourceful aesthetic of pushing a cassette portastudio to its maximum. Originally released on cassette in 1985, Flaming Tunes has languished in relative obscurity over the years, although bootlegged in its entirety in the 1990s. There has been no official Compact Disc release until now. Flaming Tunes comes packaged in a bespoke 4 panel Digipak with a PaperFoam tray replacing the standard plastic holder for the CD. This part of the package was specifically researched and made in line with Williamss wishes for future editions of his work, to reduce or remove all plastic where possible. The cover features graphics derived from the original cassette insert and expands the edition with a newly designed sixteen panel concertina insert with images and photographs from throughout Gareths life, selected by Mary Currie. Each section accompanies Gareths handwritten lyrics for the songs." -Life And Living
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Artist: V/A
Title: Life In The Future - Swedish Post Punk & Synth Wave 1979-87
Format: LP
Label: Life In The Future
Country: Sweden
Price: $28.00
"Life in the Future compiles 12 rare singles (and 2 album tracks) from the golden era of Swedish synth and post punk. From the DIY madness of Horforstaelse to minimal classics by Reason to Live and Friz Be, via the dark post punk of Cortex and Unter Den Linden, LITF only scrapes the surface yet paints a complete picture of the countrys fertile scene. 500 copies on white vinyl, with screened covers and insert." Highly recommended!

Side 1
1 Horforstaelse - Forlast Javel (7", 1980)
2 GPJ - Tristess No 3 (7", 1979)
3 Kitchen & the Plastic Spoons - Happy Funeral (7", 1980)
4 Modern Art - Envy (7", 1981)
5 Cortex - Jesus i Betong (7", 1981)
6 Njurmannen - Chinese Junkies (7", 1987)
7 Odd Stories - Dance (7", 1981)
8 Mats Olofsson - Rekordmagasinet (7", 1981)

Side 2
1 Reason to Live - The Gift (7", 1985)
2 Friz Be - I Throw Punches (From "Hmm..." LP, 1981)
3 Unter Den Linden - Vanda Inat (7", 1981)
4 Vitality - East People (7", 1986)
5 Elektriska Cellskapet - Shes a Waitress (From "Dansa Med Fig.13." LP, 1983)
6 Tres - Operator (7", 1985)
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Artist: CORPSE KISSER
Title: Cry Laughing
Format: LP
Label: Life Like
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Corpsekisser began during the tumultuous and difficult summer of 2004. Inspired by the nostalgia soaked creepiness of child-voiced horror movie soundtracks (Amityville Horror, Poltergeist, �1, 2, Freddys coming for you�), the duo of Heather Anderson and Ethan Swan intended to document that year with sufficiently troubled songs. At times disembodied, at times frantic, their voices lurk among the sounds of glockenspiel, guitar, dollar-store keyboard and toy piano. After six years of DIY shows in Portland and New York, Corpsekisser is proud to release their debut record. Recalling the deliberated, mundane dread of the Shadow Rings early bedroom days or perhaps a zombie version of Brigitte Fontaine & Areskis musical wandering, �Cry Laughing� is a haunted, opaque, and occasionally gentle LP." - Artist bio "The first release on a label is really an important, key move. It can set the tone for whats to come, and will no doubt be looked to for the roots of all successes or failures that follow it. Im pretty stoked to have the first thing to come out on the Life Like be 20 minutes of sound that truly makes you feel like youve gone crazy and cant remember the last time you werent insane. Corpsekisser encapsulates the mindset of the troubled child that doesnt want to feel better. You can hear parts of the so sick you feel euphoric sounds of early 90s Siltbreeze while the male/female tandem vocals and too-hazy-to-be-brutal recording calls to mind "Twin Infinitives" era Trux. AKA THIS RECORD IS FCKED AND AMAZING! Silkscreened and spraypainted covers and the blank side of the LP has spraypainted stencils of skeleton feet." - Life Like

Artist: LIFT BOYS
Title: Lift Boys
Format: 12"
Label: Lift Boys
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
Limited (500?), under-the-radar "gallery edition" release by yet another Yamantaka Eye (Boredoms, Hanatarash, etc..) side project.. This definitely leans towards the dancier side of things.. (and it is NOT the Anarchy Village/Anarchy Way 12"..). Very last copies.
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Artist: JADE
Title: Fly On Strangewings
Format: LP
Label: Light Flash
Country: UK
Price: $30.00
"One of the most popular folk rock bands of the UK in the early 70s. Folk duo Marianne Segal and Dave Waite toured the late 60s folk clubs with the likes of Sandy Denny, Bert Jansch, Dransfield, John Martyn and other luminairies of the folk circuit. In 1970 they recorded their sole album with the help of members of FLEUR DE LYS, SAM GOPAL, PENTANGLE, FOTHERINGAY, IVY LEAGUE etc. When released, it received rave reviews and comparisons to Fairport Convention and Sandy Denny. In 1971 they split up. Ranking among "Swaddling songs" by Mellow Candle and the Trees "On the shore" as one of the great underground albums of that era." - Light Flash.

Artist: ARIEL PINKS HAUNTED GRAFFITI & DAM FUNK / DONNIE & JOE EMERSON
Title: Baby
Format: 7"
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $7.00

Artist: ARTHUR
Title: Dreams and Images
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"The pantheon of performers known by but one name is full of superstars. Arthur -- the nom de plume of singer-songwriter Arthur Lee Harper -- is not one of them, but this gentle singer-songwriter and his wan, string-drenched, loved-up, psych-folk was probably never likely to be suitable for mass consumption. Released on Lee Hazlewoods LHI label, the haunted Dreams and Images is the first of two albums from the Melbourne, Florida-born singer-songwriter. LHI was a broad church, taking in everything from soul to country, and Arthur found a home, a producer, and a champion in Hazlewood, who described him as A man who will someday be a child again... A reason to cry and be unafraid... A bird with eighth-notes for wings. Though his lonely, intimate music, shy demeanor, and stutter might not have suggested a man of great ambition, Arthur moved to Hollywood chasing the music industry dream. He suffered hardships to do so, living hand-to-mouth in a YMCA hostel with two like-minded individuals: Mark Lindsey Buckingham and Stephen John Kalinich, whose A World of Peace Must Come has been reissued by Light In The Attic. Arthur was a peace person. He was all about peace, love, and harmony, remembers Kalinich in the brand new, extensive liner notes for Dreams and Images. He was a person that believed you could change the world. We thought we would be some of the ones to usher in peace. While Kalinich and Buckingham were signed by The Beach Boys Brother Records, Arthur allied with Hazlewood, having knocked on the door of the labels Sunset Boulevard HQ and auditioned on the spot. Entering the studio with Hazlewood, Donnie Owens, Tom Thacker, and arranger Don Randi, who brought baroque pop grandeur to the songs, Arthur let his music do the talking. He stuttered and had a hard time getting his ideas out, so he would sing me the parts he had in mind, remembers Randi. A mixture of things conspired to make sure few people heard Arthur, including a packed release schedule at LHI, followed by the withdrawal of their major label funding and a lack of foundation on which to market the album. After the 1970 follow-up album, Love Is the Revolution, Arthur bowed out of the business, immersing himself in Christianity, family, and a career working first as a rocket engineer and, latterly, a teacher. Dreams and Images was produced by Lee Hazlewood. This is its first CD release, and it features three previously unreleased tracks, as well as in-depth liner notes by LHI Archive Series co-producer Hunter Lea with unseen archive photos. All tracks newly remastered from the original tapes." - Light In the Attic.

Artist: ARTHUR
Title: Dreams and Images
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"The pantheon of performers known by but one name is full of superstars. Arthur -- the nom de plume of singer-songwriter Arthur Lee Harper -- is not one of them, but this gentle singer-songwriter and his wan, string-drenched, loved-up, psych-folk was probably never likely to be suitable for mass consumption. Released on Lee Hazlewoods LHI label, the haunted Dreams and Images is the first of two albums from the Melbourne, Florida-born singer-songwriter. LHI was a broad church, taking in everything from soul to country, and Arthur found a home, a producer, and a champion in Hazlewood, who described him as A man who will someday be a child again... A reason to cry and be unafraid... A bird with eighth-notes for wings. Though his lonely, intimate music, shy demeanor, and stutter might not have suggested a man of great ambition, Arthur moved to Hollywood chasing the music industry dream. He suffered hardships to do so, living hand-to-mouth in a YMCA hostel with two like-minded individuals: Mark Lindsey Buckingham and Stephen John Kalinich, whose A World of Peace Must Come has been reissued by Light In The Attic. Arthur was a peace person. He was all about peace, love, and harmony, remembers Kalinich in the brand new, extensive liner notes for Dreams and Images. He was a person that believed you could change the world. We thought we would be some of the ones to usher in peace. While Kalinich and Buckingham were signed by The Beach Boys Brother Records, Arthur allied with Hazlewood, having knocked on the door of the labels Sunset Boulevard HQ and auditioned on the spot. Entering the studio with Hazlewood, Donnie Owens, Tom Thacker, and arranger Don Randi, who brought baroque pop grandeur to the songs, Arthur let his music do the talking. He stuttered and had a hard time getting his ideas out, so he would sing me the parts he had in mind, remembers Randi. A mixture of things conspired to make sure few people heard Arthur, including a packed release schedule at LHI, followed by the withdrawal of their major label funding and a lack of foundation on which to market the album. After the 1970 follow-up album, Love Is the Revolution, Arthur bowed out of the business, immersing himself in Christianity, family, and a career working first as a rocket engineer and, latterly, a teacher. Dreams and Images was produced by Lee Hazlewood. This is its first CD release, and it features three previously unreleased tracks, as well as in-depth liner notes by LHI Archive Series co-producer Hunter Lea with unseen archive photos. All tracks newly remastered from the original tapes. LP version, housed in deluxe Stoughton tip-on gatefold jacket." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: CHAPMAN, MICHAEL
Title: Fully Qualified Survivor
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Although not as well known as his peers (Roy Harper, John Marytn, and Bert Jansch), the name Michael Chapman is an important one in the linage of English folk rock guitarists and singer/songwriters of the late 60s/early 70s. For those unfamiliar with Chapmans work, Roy Harper might be his closest musical cousin (and both artists were signed to EMIs seminal stoner record label Harvest -- also home to Kevin Ayers and Syd Barrett). Like other Harvest artists, Chapmans music contains a slightly drugged out feel, sublime guitar playing and intense lyrics. Chapman recorded 4 albums for Harvest between 1968 and 1972, of which 1970s Fully Qualified Survivor is hands down considered the classic amongst the whole highly coveted bunch. What makes Fully Qualified Survivor such a special album (besides being a vehicle for a young Mick Ronsons mind-blowing guitar heroics) are the layers of beautiful acoustic guitars, deranged vocals, floating conga drums, and the cello of one Paul Buckmaster -- the same man who provided the intense strings on Elton Johns dark masterpiece Mad Man Across The Water. Fully Qualified Survivor is very much an album more than a collection of songs as they seem to link together seamlessly, and in 2011 its hard to find words to do them justice... File this record between Roy Harpers Flat Baroque and Berserk, John Martyns Inside Out, and Bert Janschs Jack Orion and youll be fine. The perfect album for a blissful day and a joint. 180 gram LP housed in a deluxe gatefold sleeve featuring liner notes featuring a new interview with Chapman." - Light In The Attic.
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Artist: CHAPMAN, MICHAEL
Title: Rainmaker
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"On the heels of 2011s superb reissue by Light In The Attic of Michael Chapmans 1970 classic album Fully Qualified Survivor (LITA 060CD/LP) comes his 1969 debut Rainmaker (originally released on the seminal Harvest label). Like the FQS album, Rainmaker is a psychedelic-guitar-folk delight. The album kicks off with one of Chapmans best known songs It Didnt Work Out -- which features a stellar cast of legendary English musicians of the era; Guitarist Clem Clempson was in the prog-band Bakerloo (soon after playing with Chapman hed join jazz-rockers Colosseum and then Humble Pie) Drummer Aynsley Dunbar (his resume includes John Mayall, Eric Burdon, David Bowie, Frank Zappa and Lou Reed), bassist Alex Dmochowski (long time Dunbar comrade) were both in Dunbars Retaliation. Organ player Norman Haines was in Locomotive (another obscure, but legendary progressive English band of the day)." - Light In the Attic.

Artist: CHAPMAN, MICHAEL
Title: Wrecked Again
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"1971s Wrecked Again, Chapmans final for EMIs seminal stoner imprint Harvest, home to Kevin Ayers and Syd Barrett. Like other artists in the stable, Chapmans music contains a drugged-out feel, sublime guitar playing and intense lyrics, yet Chapmans career was not a pet project. Buried in EMIs release schedule and afforded no promotional budget, Wrecked Again is his lost classic. Recorded at the noted Rockfield Studio, a residential complex-cum-working farm in Wales,Wrecked Again explores orchestration via Paul Buckmaster (Miles Davis, David Bowie) and The London Symphony Orchestra and production courtesy of Gus Dudgeon (Elton John, Bonzo Dog Band), but also explores a new sound influenced by Memphis soul. With a blend of electric and acoustic instruments, Chapman is found where he feels most comfortable: in-between folk and rock, contrasting soft with edgy.Wrecked Again was made at a turbulent time in Chapmans life. Still struggling for money despite being four albums into his career, the sessions were marred by arguments over his pay. Unloved as it was by his label, the album did little to rectify the situation. Afterwards, Chapman and bassist Rick Kemp -- later of Steeleye Span -- set off on their first tour of the USA. Chapman was stoney broke -- initially refused a visa as a result ? and received no money. And that was the least of his troubles. By the third week, manager Andrew King had quit the country, and Kemp had run off with a woman in a green Mustang. Audiences couldnt understand Chapmans thick Yorkshire accent or British phrases, not least when he coughed on stage and told them, these French fags are killing my throat. After being mugged in New York, Chapman gave up -- before even reaching the West Coast. There had been highs, such as being asked to perform at King Curtiss funeral alongside the likes of Ray Charles, but the experience scarred the singer-songwriter. Back in the UK, he told his partner, Andru Chapman, If thats the big time then fuck it -- I dont want it. Chapman did, of course, go on to record more than 30 albums and tour extensively, but Wrecked Again was a pivotal moment in his career; the tipping point between his earlier, folkier material and his later, rockier output on Deram. Here issued on CD, the audio is remastered from the original master tapes, meaning its never sounded so clean. The booklet includes a memoir from Andru Chapman documenting the recording sessions and a slew of rare color photos. Maybe now, some forty odd years later, it can get the recognition for the fine album that it was and still is, says Andru." - Light In The Attic

Artist: CHAPMAN, MICHAEL
Title: Wrecked Again
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"180 gram vinyl in a tip-on gatefold sleeve. Remastered from the original tapes. Includes unseen photos and liner notes by Andru Chapman. "1971s Wrecked Again, Chapmans final for EMIs seminal stoner imprint Harvest, home to Kevin Ayers and Syd Barrett. Like other artists in the stable, Chapmans music contains a drugged-out feel, sublime guitar playing and intense lyrics, yet Chapmans career was not a pet project. Buried in EMIs release schedule and afforded no promotional budget, Wrecked Again is his lost classic. Recorded at the noted Rockfield Studio, a residential complex-cum-working farm in Wales, Wrecked Again explores orchestration via Paul Buckmaster (Miles Davis, David Bowie) and The London Symphony Orchestra and production courtesy of Gus Dudgeon (Elton John, Bonzo Dog Band), but also explores a new sound influenced by Memphis soul. With a blend of electric and acoustic instruments, Chapman is found where he feels most comfortable: in-between folk and rock, contrasting soft with edgy. Wrecked Again was made at a turbulent time in Chapmans life. Still struggling for money despite being four albums into his career, the sessions were marred by arguments over his pay. Unloved as it was by his label, the album did little to rectify the situation. Afterwards, Chapman and bassist Rick Kemp -- later of Steeleye Span -- set off on their first tour of the USA. Chapman was stoney broke -- initially refused a visa as a result ? and received no money. And that was the least of his troubles. By the third week, manager Andrew King had quit the country, and Kemp had run off with a woman in a green Mustang. Audiences couldnt understand Chapmans thick Yorkshire accent or British phrases, not least when he coughed on stage and told them, these French fags are killing my throat. After being mugged in New York, Chapman gave up -- before even reaching the West Coast. There had been highs, such as being asked to perform at King Curtiss funeral alongside the likes of Ray Charles, but the experience scarred the singer-songwriter. Back in the UK, he told his partner, Andru Chapman, If thats the big time then fuck it -- I dont want it. Chapman did, of course, go on to record more than 30 albums and tour extensively, but Wrecked Again was a pivotal moment in his career; the tipping point between his earlier, folkier material and his later, rockier output on Deram." -Light In The Attic.

Artist: EMERSON, DONNIE & JOE
Title: Dreamin Wild
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
Deluxe gatefold LP version with detailed liner notes, unseen photos, and a download card. "Pacific Northwest isolation mixed with wide-eyed ambition, a strong sense of family and the gift of music proved to be quite the combination for teenage brothers Donnie and Joe Emerson. Originally released in 1979, Dreamin Wild is the sonic vision of the talented Emerson boys, recorded in a family built home studio in rural Washington State. Situated in the unlikely blink-and-you-missed-it town of Fruitland and far removed from the late 1970s punk movement and the larger disco boom, Donnie and Joe tilled their own musical soil, channeling bedroom pop jams, raw funk, and yacht rock. Spurred on their high schools music program, Donnie and Joe received a further push from their lifelong farmer father, who drew up a contract stating that hed support his sons lofty ambitions with their very own recording studio as long as they focused on original material, sage advice for a man with zero experience in the music business. After taking out a second mortgage to help cover costs, Don Sr. also built his children a 300-capacity concert hall (dubbed Camp Jammin) replete with ticket booth, stage, and fully functioning snack bar. The only problem was that the projected audience never quite materialized, despite a prime time TV profile entitled "The Rock And Roll Farmers" from nearby Spokane, Washington. Even the Emerson brothers school pals were nonplussed at their privately pressed long player; hand distributed to local music stores, but not as far as Seattle, five hours away from their rural home. Somewhat rejected by the muted response, but never surrendering, both Donnie and Joe continued down a musical path and are still active as performers today. This rare slice of bedroom-funk gets the usual Light In The Attic treatment with newly remastered audio, detailed liner notes, and expanded original album art with loads of photos from the Emersons collection." - Light In The Attic.

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Artist: EMERSON, DONNIE & JOE
Title: Dreamin Wild
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Pacific Northwest isolation mixed with wide-eyed ambition, a strong sense of family and the gift of music proved to be quite the combination for teenage brothers Donnie and Joe Emerson. Originally released in 1979, Dreamin Wild is the sonic vision of the talented Emerson boys, recorded in a family built home studio in rural Washington State. Situated in the unlikely blink-and-you-missed-it town of Fruitland and far removed from the late 1970s punk movement and the larger disco boom, Donnie and Joe tilled their own musical soil, channeling bedroom pop jams, raw funk, and yacht rock. Spurred on their high schools music program, Donnie and Joe received a further push from their lifelong farmer father, who drew up a contract stating that hed support his sons lofty ambitions with their very own recording studio as long as they focused on original material, sage advice for a man with zero experience in the music business. After taking out a second mortgage to help cover costs, Don Sr. also built his children a 300-capacity concert hall (dubbed Camp Jammin) replete with ticket booth, stage, and fully functioning snack bar. The only problem was that the projected audience never quite materialized, despite a prime time TV profile entitled "The Rock And Roll Farmers" from nearby Spokane, Washington. Even the Emerson brothers school pals were nonplussed at their privately pressed long player; hand distributed to local music stores, but not as far as Seattle, five hours away from their rural home. Somewhat rejected by the muted response, but never surrendering, both Donnie and Joe continued down a musical path and are still active as performers today. This rare slice of bedroom-funk gets the usual Light In The Attic treatment with newly remastered audio, detailed liner notes, and expanded original album art with loads of photos from the Emersons collection." - Light In The Attic.

Artist: EMERSON, DONNIE & JOE
Title: Still Dreamin Wild: The Lost Recordings 1979-81
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Released for the first time ever. All tracks newly re-mastered from original tapes. Includes liner notes by Jack D. Fleischer interviewing Donnie and Joe, plus a download card. As teenagers in Fruitland, Washington in the late 70s, the farming Emerson brothers dreamed of being heard. The synthesizers were sometimes crude and the 8-track recorder had its limitations, but they aimed at nothing short of perfection in their home studio, on the farm. They titled their 1979 debut Dreamin Wild, and, as multi-instrumentalist Donnie later admitted, Joe and I basically lived the dream of the title of the album. ButDreamin Wild does not tell the full story. In a relatively short span of time -- just two and half years -- the boys put close to 70 songs down on tape, all recorded at that magical home studio on the farm. A dozen of them are included here on Still Dreamin Wild: The Lost Recordings 1979-81 and ready to be enjoyed for the first time ever. With a familiar blend of FM rock, power pop, and new wave, these 12 tracks cover the entirety of that fruitful period, stretching from the second song Donnie ever recorded (Everybody Knows It) -- to tracks documenting his temporary move to L.A. in 1981." - Light In The Attic.

Artist: EMERSON, DONNIE & JOE
Title: Still Dreamin Wild: The Lost Recordings 1979-81
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
“Housed in a deluxe Stoughton tip-on gatefold jacket. Includes liner notes by Jack D. Fleischer interviewing Donnie and Joe, plus a download card. All tracks newly re-mastered from original tapes. "Released for the first time ever. All tracks newly re-mastered from original tapes. Includes liner notes by Jack D. Fleischer interviewing Donnie and Joe, plus a download card. As teenagers in Fruitland, Washington in the late 70s, the farming Emerson brothers dreamed of being heard. The synthesizers were sometimes crude and the 8-track recorder had its limitations, but they aimed at nothing short of perfection in their home studio, on the farm. They titled their 1979 debut Dreamin Wild, and, as multi-instrumentalist Donnie later admitted, Joe and I basically lived the dream of the title of the album. But Dreamin Wild does not tell the full story. In a relatively short span of time -- just two and half years -- the boys put close to 70 songs down on tape, all recorded at that magical home studio on the farm. A dozen of them are included here on Still Dreamin Wild: The Lost Recordings 1979-81 and ready to be enjoyed for the first time ever. With a familiar blend of FM rock, power pop, and new wave, these 12 tracks cover the entirety of that fruitful period, stretching from the second song Donnie ever recorded (Everybody Knows It) -- to tracks documenting his temporary move to L.A. in 1981." - Light In The Attic.

Artist: ERICKSON, ROKY
Title: Dont Slander Me
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket with 18 page booklet, liner notes by Joe Nick Patoski. Includes rare/unseen archive photos and ephemera. If The Evil One was the album that broke Erickson out of the indie ghetto and brought him to a worldwide audience, the follow-up, 1986s Dont Slander Me was the one that showcased his rock and roll sensibilities like no recording before. Losing the more out-there and exotic elements of earlier and future albums, it presents us with Erickson the rocker, playing punk, rockabilly, blues and -- in Burn the Flames, later found on the Return of the Living Dead soundtrack -- even power ballads. Erickson was just 15 when he wrote Youre Gonna Miss Me, the song that epitomized the garage rock movement and inspired punks, rockers, and noisemakers ever since. In another life, Erickson and Austin-based band could have been as big as any of the 60s legends still making music today. But fate took Erickson down a meandering path via the Houston psychiatric hospital where he was institutionalized for almost a decade following a diagnosis with paranoid schizophrenia in 1968. Ericksons experiences in the hospital proved to be fertile inspiration for his music -- on leaving, he formed the group Roky Erickson and the Aliens and began penning songs about zombies, demons, vampires, and -- to counter the B-movie monsters, the real-life monsters of social injustice." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: ERICKSON, ROKY
Title: Dont Slander Me
Format: Double LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $28.00
"If The Evil One was the album that broke Erickson out of the indie ghetto and brought him to a worldwide audience, the follow-up, 1986s Dont Slander Me was the one that showcased his rock and roll sensibilities like no recording before. Losing the more out-there and exotic elements of earlier and future albums, it presents us with Erickson the rocker, playing punk, rockabilly, blues and -- in Burn the Flames, later found on the Return of the Living Dead soundtrack -- even power ballads. Erickson was just 15 when he wrote Youre Gonna Miss Me, the song that epitomized the garage rock movement and inspired punks, rockers, and noisemakers ever since. In another life, Erickson and Austin-based band could have been as big as any of the 60s legends still making music today. But fate took Erickson down a meandering path via the Houston psychiatric hospital where he was institutionalized for almost a decade following a diagnosis with paranoid schizophrenia in 1968. Ericksons experiences in the hospital proved to be fertile inspiration for his music -- on leaving, he formed the group Roky Erickson and the Aliens and began penning songs about zombies, demons, vampires, and -- to counter the B-movie monsters, the real-life monsters of social injustice. 2LP housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket with liner notes by Joe Nick Patoski. Includes download card for the full album, an etching on side D by artist Travis Millard, plus rare/unseen archive photos and ephemera." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: ERICKSON, ROKY
Title: Gremlins Have Pictures
Format: LP + 7"
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"By 1986, Roky Ericksons career had endured twists, turns, and a late-period purple patch marked by incredible music and self-destructive behavior. The Evil One (LITA 097) broke him out of the indie underground and Dont Slander Me showed off his rock n roll sensibilities. But Erickson was difficult to manage -- and patience was running out. Id given up after the second album, Ericksons then-manager, Craig Luckin, has said. I had enough. Yet a third album -- arguably his best -- was to be found, if not created. Gremlins Have Pictures is an anthology of Ericksons solo work following his extended incarceration at the Rusk State Hospital for the criminally insane, beginning with his first live performance (opening for a screening of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre in Austin) all the way to Dont Slander Me (LITA 098). Collected here, the odds and ends of Ericksons post-incarceration work tell a story of a man finding his musical feet, ranging from Dylan-like folk strumming to the big, Neil Young-like rock of the unparalleled Anthem (I Promise). The span of time is great -- from The Ritz Theatre tracks, recorded in Austin in 1975, at the debut performance by The Aliens, to those troubled Dont Slander Me off-cuts. Other tracks were cut with the Explosives, the band Roky started working with at Rauls punk club in Austin after hed returned to Austin in 1979, following the departure of the Aliens. Together the various tracks deftly summarize Roky Ericksons recording career. LP housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket with eight page booklet, liner notes by Joe Nick Patoski, and a bonus 7" containing tracks 13-16 from the CD. Includes download card for the full album plus rare/unseen archive photos and ephemera." - Light In The Attic

Artist: ERICKSON, ROKY
Title: Gremlins Have Pictures
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket with 32 page booklet, liner notes by Joe Nick Patoski. Includes rare/unseen archive photos and ephemera. By 1986, Roky Ericksons career had endured twists, turns, and a late-period purple patch marked by incredible music and self-destructive behavior. The Evil One (LITA 097) broke him out of the indie underground and Dont Slander Me showed off his rock n roll sensibilities. But Erickson was difficult to manage -- and patience was running out. Id given up after the second album, Ericksons then-manager, Craig Luckin, has said. I had enough. Yet a third album -- arguably his best -- was to be found, if not created. Gremlins Have Pictures is an anthology of Ericksons solo work following his extended incarceration at the Rusk State Hospital for the criminally insane, beginning with his first live performance (opening for a screening of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre in Austin) all the way to Dont Slander Me (LITA 098). Collected here, the odds and ends of Ericksons post-incarceration work tell a story of a man finding his musical feet, ranging from Dylan-like folk strumming to the big, Neil Young-like rock of the unparalleled Anthem (I Promise). The span of time is great -- from The Ritz Theatre tracks, recorded in Austin in 1975, at the debut performance by The Aliens, to those troubled Dont Slander Me off-cuts. Other tracks were cut with the Explosives, the band Roky started working with at Rauls punk club in Austin after hed returned to Austin in 1979, following the departure of the Aliens. Together the various tracks deftly summarize Roky Ericksons recording career." - Light In The Attic

Artist: ERICKSON, ROKY
Title: The Evil One
Format: Double LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"Celebrating a creative purple patch by a singular performer, Light In The Attic is to reissue the three albums issued by ROKY ERICKSON in the 1980s: The Evil One, Dont Slander Me and Gremlins Have Pictures. Together, theyre a chance to pick up a missing jigsaw piece in the history of American rock n roll in deluxe packages. Though it was produced at a time when Roky was struggling to cope with drugs and life on the outside, he hit form on his first post 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS album-proper, 1981s The Evil One. Produced over a period of two years by STU COOK from CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL, its a masterful collection of songs about zombies, demons, vampires and, yes, even the Creature With The Atom Brain. These tracks, inspired by schlock sci-fi and horror movies and colored by Rokys distinctive, high-pitched vocal and squealing guitar, are among the maverick performers best. CD includes a 48-page booklet, Vinyl includes a 20-page booklet, download card and a Side D etching by artist TRAVIS MILLARD." -Light In The Attic.

Artist: HURLEY, MICHAEL
Title: Have Moicy!
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Tracing the lineage and citing the fore-bearers of the New Weird America, one cant help but mention the music of bizarre folk singer/guitarist/artist Michael Hurley. If you havent been following his career since the 1970s (when he was collaborating with the likes of the Holy Modal Rounders and Jesse Colin Young) then you probably discovered him in the past couple of years via Devendra Banharts & Andy Cabics label Gnomonsong, who have released Hurleys recent recordings. Hurleys debut album, First Songs, was recorded for Folkways Records in 1965 on the same reel-to-reel machine that taped Lead Bellys Last Sessions. He was discovered by blues and jazz historian Frederick Ramsey III, and subsequently championed by boyhood friend Jesse Colin Young, who released Hurleys next two albums on The Youngbloods Warner Brothers imprint, Raccoon. Hows that for cred? In the 1970s, Hurley made three albums for Rounder Records; Have Moicy!, Robert Christgau of The Village Voice called The greatest folk album of the rock era. First ever reissue on vinyl; re-mastered; 180 gram LP housed in Stoughton tip-on old school type jacket including faithfully reproduced original artwork by Michael Hurley." -Light In The Attic

Artist: HURLEY, MICHAEL
Title: Long Journey
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"This 1976 masterwork is remastered and back on vinyl for this first time in decades. Peter Stampfel and Dave Reisch of the Holy Modal Rounders lend a hand to this bizarre and earthy collection from one of Americas finest singer/songwriters. Features the song Hog Of The Forsaken as heard in HBOs Deadwood. 180 gram wax." -Light In The Attic.
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Artist: HURLEY, MICHAEL
Title: Snockgrass
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"First ever vinyl reissue and remaster for this 1980 album that features Peter Stampfel and other members of the Holy Modal Rounders. As Hurleys surreal cover painting suggests, this is woozy and charming musical folk art. 180 gram wax." -Light In The Attic.
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Artist: HYUN, SHIN JOONG
Title: Beautiful Rivers and Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Koreas Shin Joong Hyun 1958-74
Format: Double LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $28.00
"Shin Joong Hyuns tale is personal, spiritual, and deep, not only reflecting the full spectrum of human emotions, but one that produced reverberating echoes of sound, some beautiful and life-giving, others restless and ungovernable. For the first time outside of Korea, Shins music will be readily available to music lovers the world over. Light In The Attic are thrilled to release Beautiful Rivers And Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Koreas Shin Joong Hyun 1958-1974, a career spanning compilation of the diminutive guitarist, songwriter, producer, arranger, and talent developer. Inspired by jazz, soul, and traditional Korean music, Shin started his career in the mid-1950s, performing for US troops stationed locally after the Korean War armistice of 1953. While his English language skills were limited, the young player had no trouble communicating through his trusty electric guitar, but Shin was no mere 6-string slinger for hire, he was able to communicate something far beyond your average professional musician. Production work and extensive songwriting followed, not to mention a steady stream of electrifying performances. Gaining momentum by the moment, Shin developed popular success across South Korea molding proteges like singing duo the Pearl Sisters and folk-psych songbird Kim Jung Mi into top pop stars. From there it was hit after hit. The late 1960s rock explosion and an influx of imported music from The Beatles, Jimmy Smith, and The Jefferson Airplane all informed and inspired Mr. Shin to elevate his own craft. Even experimental trips via a crew of local hippies also took the music man to new heights despite Korean law forbidding such rebellion. Drug use was illegal and punishable as a serious offence. Park Chung-hee, then President of South Korea began to closely monitor Shins subversive activities. After refusing to write a song in praise of the political leader, the musician was labeled unpatriotic and his career was instantly snuffed-out through a series of surveillance, torture, and institutional confinement. While this was not the end of Shins musical story, for an all-too-brief moment in Korean cultural history, Shin Joong Hyun and his talented accomplices laid down a trove of recordings that have slowly reverberated far from their native land. Beautiful Rivers And Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Koreas Shin Joong Hyun 1958-1974 features Korean/English lyric translations, unseen pictures, beautiful graphic design, and extensive liner notes with Shin Joong Hyun." -Light In The Attic

Artist: HYUN, SHIN JOONG
Title: Beautiful Rivers and Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Koreas Shin Joong Hyun 1958-74
Format: Double LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $28.00
2014 repress. "Shin Joong Hyuns tale is personal, spiritual, and deep, not only reflecting the full spectrum of human emotions, but one that produced reverberating echoes of sound, some beautiful and life-giving, others restless and ungovernable. For the first time outside of Korea, Shins music will be readily available to music lovers the world over. Light In The Attic are thrilled to release Beautiful Rivers And Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Koreas Shin Joong Hyun 1958-1974, a career spanning compilation of the diminutive guitarist, songwriter, producer, arranger, and talent developer. Inspired by jazz, soul, and traditional Korean music, Shin started his career in the mid-1950s, performing for US troops stationed locally after the Korean War armistice of 1953. While his English language skills were limited, the young player had no trouble communicating through his trusty electric guitar, but Shin was no mere 6-string slinger for hire, he was able to communicate something far beyond your average professional musician. Production work and extensive songwriting followed, not to mention a steady stream of electrifying performances. Gaining momentum by the moment, Shin developed popular success across South Korea molding proteges like singing duo the Pearl Sisters and folk-psych songbird Kim Jung Mi into top pop stars. From there it was hit after hit. The late 1960s rock explosion and an influx of imported music from The Beatles, Jimmy Smith, and The Jefferson Airplane all informed and inspired Mr. Shin to elevate his own craft. Even experimental trips via a crew of local hippies also took the music man to new heights despite Korean law forbidding such rebellion. Drug use was illegal and punishable as a serious offence. Park Chung-hee, then President of South Korea began to closely monitor Shins subversive activities. After refusing to write a song in praise of the political leader, the musician was labeled unpatriotic and his career was instantly snuffed-out through a series of surveillance, torture, and institutional confinement. While this was not the end of Shins musical story, for an all-too-brief moment in Korean cultural history, Shin Joong Hyun and his talented accomplices laid down a trove of recordings that have slowly reverberated far from their native land. Beautiful Rivers And Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Koreas Shin Joong Hyun 1958-1974 features Korean/English lyric translations, unseen pictures, beautiful graphic design, and extensive liner notes with Shin Joong Hyun." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: LEWIS
Title: LAmour
Format: CD
Label: Light in the Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"In 1983, a man named Lewis recorded an album named LAmour, which was released on the unknown label R.A.W. And thats about all we know. The record itself is a delicate, whispered album, reflecting the way the artist himself -- spectral, movie star-like -- almost disappears into the grey of the cover. It should come as no surprise that it failed to shout loudly enough to be noticed, another private press album that sank without trace. The ingredients are simple: smooth synthesizers, feather-light piano, ethereal, occasionally inaudible vocals and the gentle plucking of acoustic guitars. But the effects are arresting: a spine-tingling, sombre album that echoes Springsteens Nebraska or Angelo Badalamentis atmospheric soundtracks. Later, Arthur Russell would grasp for something similar on the epochal World of Echo LP. LAmour is a true discovery of the blog age, uncovered in an Edmonton flea-market by collector Jon Murphy, passed on to private press fanatic Aaron Levin, shared on the internet and speculated over by lovers of curious LPs. Theres almost no information about Lewis or the album on the internet. Theres precious little on the sleeve: a dedication to Sports Illustrated supermodel Christie Brinkley, a photo credit for Ed Colver, the noted L.A. punk rock photographer, and credits for engineer Bob Kinsey and synth player Philip Lees. All that was known of Lewis is conjecture: a rumor that he was a con artist who fled after not paying for LAmours photo-shoot and a dubious theory that he was not actually of this earth." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: LEWIS
Title: Lamour
Format: LP
Label: Light in the Attic
Country: USA
Price: $23.00
“Housed in a deluxe Stoughton tip-on gatefold jacket. Includes download card. "In 1983, a man named Lewis recorded an album named LAmour, which was released on the unknown label R.A.W. And thats about all we know. The record itself is a delicate, whispered album, reflecting the way the artist himself -- spectral, movie star-like -- almost disappears into the grey of the cover. It should come as no surprise that it failed to shout loudly enough to be noticed, another private press album that sank without trace. The ingredients are simple: smooth synthesizers, feather-light piano, ethereal, occasionally inaudible vocals and the gentle plucking of acoustic guitars. But the effects are arresting: a spine-tingling, sombre album that echoes Springsteens Nebraska or Angelo Badalamentis atmospheric soundtracks. Later, Arthur Russell would grasp for something similar on the epochal World of Echo LP. LAmour is a true discovery of the blog age, uncovered in an Edmonton flea-market by collector Jon Murphy, passed on to private press fanatic Aaron Levin, shared on the internet and speculated over by lovers of curious LPs. Theres almost no information about Lewis or the album on the internet. Theres precious little on the sleeve: a dedication to Sports Illustrated supermodel Christie Brinkley, a photo credit for Ed Colver, the noted L.A. punk rock photographer, and credits for engineer Bob Kinsey and synth player Philip Lees. All that was known of Lewis is conjecture: a rumor that he was a con artist who fled after not paying for LAmours photo-shoot and a dubious theory that he was not actually of this earth." - Light in the Attic.
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Artist: LEWIS
Title: Romantic Times
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Earlier this year (2014), we released the mysterious, bewitching LAmour, a 1983 private press record thought to be the only release by one of musics true lost talents: Lewis. So lost, in fact, was Lewis, he eluded every effort to track him down. Scant details were known: just a series of possibly apocryphal stories about a sports car-driving Canadian with a model on his arm and a habit of skipping town when there were bills to be paid. Deciding that Lewis spider web-delicate songs demanded to be heard, we put the album out anyway, offering to present the due royalties to anyone who could prove they were Lewis. One sure thing was this: Lewis was a man of many names: Randall A. Wulff among them. Now we have either found another alias -- or perhaps even his real name -- on the sleeve of a completely unknown album. Sourced soon after the re-release of LAmour, Romantic Times is the 1985 follow-up to LAmour -- and its released as Lewis Baloue. The name may be slightly different, but this is absolutely our man: a familiar blond posing on the sleeve, a familiar, tortured voice pouring his heart out over languid synths and synthetic waltz beats. Remastered from a sealed, vinyl copy of the ultra-rare album, the album was discovered in the vaults of DJ and collector Kevin Sipreano Howes in Vancouver, BC. Its so rare that what is, at present, the only other known copy -- found in the same Calgary store where Aaron Levin discovered a batch of sealed copies of LAmour -- is presently soaring into quadruple digits on eBay. Even engineer Dan Lowe, credited for working on the album at Calgarys Thunder Road Studios, remembered little about the session other than that Lewis seemed to be under the influence. Yet the music is utterly captivating. The album further fleshes out the Lewis myth -- we see him pictured in that white suit with his famous white Mercedes and a private jet too; we hear him focussing more intently on matters of the heart, and appearing to unravel in the process. I felt like I was witnessing a full-blown exorcism of a phantom clad in the finest linen, writes filmmaker and historian Jack D. Fleischer in his brand new liner notes. This record went further [than LAmour]. It was a personal plea, of sorts. Something had gone wrong. Nerves were clearly exposed. It paints Lewis, then, as being more like a David Lynch character than even his debut did, exposing the darkness beneath the sheen." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: LEWIS
Title: Romantic Times
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $23.00
"Earlier this year (2014), we released the mysterious, bewitching LAmour, a 1983 private press record thought to be the only release by one of musics true lost talents: Lewis. So lost, in fact, was Lewis, he eluded every effort to track him down. Scant details were known: just a series of possibly apocryphal stories about a sports car-driving Canadian with a model on his arm and a habit of skipping town when there were bills to be paid. Deciding that Lewis spider web-delicate songs demanded to be heard, we put the album out anyway, offering to present the due royalties to anyone who could prove they were Lewis. One sure thing was this: Lewis was a man of many names: Randall A. Wulff among them. Now we have either found another alias -- or perhaps even his real name -- on the sleeve of a completely unknown album. Sourced soon after the re-release of LAmour, Romantic Times is the 1985 follow-up to LAmour -- and its released as Lewis Baloue. The name may be slightly different, but this is absolutely our man: a familiar blond posing on the sleeve, a familiar, tortured voice pouring his heart out over languid synths and synthetic waltz beats. Remastered from a sealed, vinyl copy of the ultra-rare album, the album was discovered in the vaults of DJ and collector Kevin Sipreano Howes in Vancouver, BC. Its so rare that what is, at present, the only other known copy -- found in the same Calgary store where Aaron Levin discovered a batch of sealed copies of LAmour -- is presently soaring into quadruple digits on eBay. Even engineer Dan Lowe, credited for working on the album at Calgarys Thunder Road Studios, remembered little about the session other than that Lewis seemed to be under the influence. Yet the music is utterly captivating. The album further fleshes out the Lewis myth -- we see him pictured in that white suit with his famous white Mercedes and a private jet too; we hear him focussing more intently on matters of the heart, and appearing to unravel in the process. I felt like I was witnessing a full-blown exorcism of a phantom clad in the finest linen, writes filmmaker and historian Jack D. Fleischer in his brand new liner notes. This record went further [than LAmour]. It was a personal plea, of sorts. Something had gone wrong. Nerves were clearly exposed. It paints Lewis, then, as being more like a David Lynch character than even his debut did, exposing the darkness beneath the sheen. LP version, housed in deluxe Stoughton tip-on gatefold jacket. Includes download card." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: LIFETONES
Title: For A Reason
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
LP version in Stoughton tip-on gatefold sleeve. "Political post-punk trio This Heat dissolved at a turbulent time in the UK. Margaret The Iron Lady Thatcher was in power, and her budget-cutting, ultra-conservative influence was felt strongly in -- among many other places -- the cultural melting pot of Brixton, South London, where This Heat had their origins. Dusting himself off after the collapse of the band in 1982, guitarist/vocalist Charles Bullen united with Julius Samuel to form Lifetones and embraced the sounds of the local West Indian community to fuse reggae flavor to the kind of propulsive, rhythmic, and experimental music made by This Heat. Deceit, This Heats 1981 album, had seen them work with David Cunningham, who had already helped mesh dub reggae with new wave pop on The Flying Lizards 1979 single, Money (Thats What I Want Want). Even so, For A Reason was a great leap, one that created a strange, unsettling mood as Bullens multi-tracked, chant-like vocals met dub beats and Krautrock-informed repetition. Where Deceit dealt with the nuclear threat, For A Reason was less reactionary, even quoting Bob Marley in its lyrics: you love the life you live, you live the life you love. Just six tracks and half an hour long, the album was recorded at Cold Storage studio and released on Bullens own Tone Of Life Records. It has become a sought-after collectors item that changes hands for hundreds of dollars a time. As a solo artist, Bullen was not prolific -- it was 15 years until, in 1998, he released Internal Clock under the name Circadian Rhythms -- but like the rest of his band, he has enjoyed a long, enriching career in unending pursuit of new sounds. Even though This Heat had no commercial success to follow up on, For A Reason was an album created with no intention of hitting the charts. Reissued on Light In The Attic, Lifetones single album retains a timeless quality and perhaps -- on tracks such as Good Side -- a futuristic sound that nobody else ever caught up to." - Light In the Attic.

Artist: NATIONAL WAKE
Title: Walk In Africa 1979-81
Format: Double LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $29.00
"The South Africa of the late 1970s was neither the right place nor time to launch a mixed-race punk band. Yet, following the student-inspired Soweto Uprising of 1976, it was also exactly the right conditions to foster a band like NATIONAL WAKE, one formed in an underground commune, and one whose very name exists in protest at the divisive, racist apartheid regime. Never before collected together, Light In The Attic releases National Wakes full body of work as Walk In Africa 1979-81. Featured heavily in the Punk In Africa documentary, National Wake played punk, reggae and tropical funk, equally at home in the citys rock underground and the township nightclub circuit. IVAN KADEY started the band with two brothers, GARY and PUNKA KHOZA. The three were from different worlds-while Ivan was an outsider, a Jewish orphan born in the traditional Johannesburg immigrant neighborhood, Gary, Punka and their family were forcibly moved to the troubled township of Soweto under the apartheid regime. Later joined by guitarist STEVE MONI, the whole band grew up against a backdrop of township unrest, social upheaval and suburban tedium that characterized apartheid-era South Africa. National Wake released just one album, in 1981. It sold approximately 700 copies before being withdrawn under government pressure. The band subsequently disintegrated, but their influence could be traced in the racially mixed post-punk underground centered around Rockey Street in Johannesburg throughout the 1980s, their legacy transmitted through fanzines and underground cassette trading. Sadly, Gary and Punka Khoza both passed away in their 40s. Kadey now works as an architect in Los Angeles, and in 2011, re-released the bands self-titled album, but spoke about having more than 20 tracks that had never seen the light of day-until now. Vinyl housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket with 20-page book, and download card full full anthology." -Light In The Attic.

Artist: SHAGGS, THE
Title: Philosophy Of The World
Format: CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"In 1968, three sisters from Fremont, New Hampshire strapped on their instruments and declared themselves The Shaggs. At that moment begun a peculiar tale that would last far beyond the groups five-year run. Dot, Betty and Helen (and occasionally Rachel, the fourth sister) played in the group on the insistence of their father, Austin Wiggin Jr., who was convinced they were going to be big. Years earlier, Austins mother gave him a palm reading, predicting that her son would marry a strawberry blonde woman, that he would have two sons after his mother died, and that his daughters would form a popular music outfit. The first two became reality, so Austin was certain the third would follow suit. With pure confidence and his mothers bold prediction, Austin decided that his daughters would forgo attending the local high school in favor of home schooling interspersed with a strict regiment of instrumental and vocal practice, along with jumping jacks and sit-ups. Soon after The Shaggs would enter Fleetwood Recording studios in Revere, Massachusetts to record their sole album, Philosophy Of The World, a collection of garage rock tunes that balanced charm and discordance in equal measure. Austin would spend most of his savings not only on the session but also on the manufacturing costs to press up 1,000 copies of the album (900 of which mysteriously vanished upon completion). Throughout Philosophy Of The World simple truths are revealed through the pen of sister Dot, the songwriter of the band. The rich people want what the poor people got, just as the poor people want what the rich people got. Your parents love you. There is happiness in nearness and sadness in the farness. The album failed to fulfill Austins expectations of rock stardom, though the group remained together until their fathers death, performing frequently at the Fremont town hall and a local nursing home, no further albums were released. That might have been the end of it, until rock band NRBQ discovered a copy at a Massachusetts radio station and re-released it in 1980. Rolling Stones reviewer at the time described it as the most stunningly awful wonderful record Ive heard in ages. Nearly 50 years later, the album ranks among the most polarizing LPs of all time. Some said it was the worst thing ever made. Others felt it was one of the great long players of the 20th century. Frank Zappa famously dubbed the band better than The Beatles, while Kurt Cobain placed the album at #5 on his list of Top 50 favorite albums. Original copies of the album fetch for $10,000. Decades later and one could argue that maybe Austin was right all along. Were all here, still enthralled by the purity of The Shaggs. Liner notes by legendary musician, writer and compiler, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith, Nuggets). Book features unseen photos and ephemera. Newly remastered." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: SHAGGS, THE
Title: Philosophy Of The World
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"In 1968, three sisters from Fremont, New Hampshire strapped on their instruments and declared themselves The Shaggs. At that moment begun a peculiar tale that would last far beyond the groups five-year run. Dot, Betty and Helen (and occasionally Rachel, the fourth sister) played in the group on the insistence of their father, Austin Wiggin Jr., who was convinced they were going to be big. Years earlier, Austins mother gave him a palm reading, predicting that her son would marry a strawberry blonde woman, that he would have two sons after his mother died, and that his daughters would form a popular music outfit. The first two became reality, so Austin was certain the third would follow suit. With pure confidence and his mothers bold prediction, Austin decided that his daughters would forgo attending the local high school in favor of home schooling interspersed with a strict regiment of instrumental and vocal practice, along with jumping jacks and sit-ups. Soon after The Shaggs would enter Fleetwood Recording studios in Revere, Massachusetts to record their sole album, Philosophy Of The World, a collection of garage rock tunes that balanced charm and discordance in equal measure. Austin would spend most of his savings not only on the session but also on the manufacturing costs to press up 1,000 copies of the album (900 of which mysteriously vanished upon completion). Throughout Philosophy Of The World simple truths are revealed through the pen of sister Dot, the songwriter of the band. The rich people want what the poor people got, just as the poor people want what the rich people got. Your parents love you. There is happiness in nearness and sadness in the farness. The album failed to fulfill Austins expectations of rock stardom, though the group remained together until their fathers death, performing frequently at the Fremont town hall and a local nursing home, no further albums were released. That might have been the end of it, until rock band NRBQ discovered a copy at a Massachusetts radio station and re-released it in 1980. Rolling Stones reviewer at the time described it as the most stunningly awful wonderful record Ive heard in ages. Nearly 50 years later, the album ranks among the most polarizing LPs of all time. Some said it was the worst thing ever made. Others felt it was one of the great long players of the 20th century. Frank Zappa famously dubbed the band better than The Beatles, while Kurt Cobain placed the album at #5 on his list of Top 50 favorite albums. Original copies of the album fetch for $10,000. Decades later and one could argue that maybe Austin was right all along. Were all here, still enthralled by the purity of The Shaggs. Liner notes by legendary musician, writer and compiler, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith, Nuggets). Book features unseen photos and ephemera. Artwork restored and expanded to a gatefold jacket. Newly remastered." - Light in the Attic.

Artist: V/A
Title: (The Microcosm): Visionary Music of Continental Europe, 1970-1986
Format: Triple LP Box Set
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $54.00
Deluxe Stoughton "tip-on" jackets and slipcase. "The follow-up to Light In The Attics game-changing I Am The Center box set is finally here. Three years in the making, The Microcosm: Visionary Music Of Continental Europe, 1970-1986 is the first major overview of key works from cosmically-taped in artists needing little introduction -- Vangelis, Ash Ra Tempel, and Popol Vuh -- and unknown masterpieces by criminally overlooked heroes like Bernard Xolotl, Robert Julian Horky and Enno Velthuys. Whereas I Am The Center called for a reconsideration of an entire maligned genre, The Microcosm requests nothing more than an open mind to consider this ambient, new age, neuzeit, prog, krautrock, cosmic, holistic stuff, whatever one calls it -- as a pulsating movement unto itself, a mirror refracting the American new age scene in unexpected, electrifying ways, proving beyond a shadow of a doubt the universality of the timeless quest to express the Ineffable through music. Drawing from major label budgets and homemade cassette distributed circumstances alike, The Microcosm demonstrates a depth of peace profound to behold, and clearly expands the boundaries. Lovingly conceived and lavishly presented by producer Douglas Mcgowan (Yoga Records) and liner notes contributor Jason Patrick Woodbury (Pitchfork, Aquarium Drunkard), The Microcosm features stunning cover paintings by astronomer/entomologist Étienne Trouvelot, and labels by Finnish savant Aleksanda Ionowa. Remastered audio, including a previously unreleased track and several others previously cassette only." - Light In the Attic.

Artist: V/A
Title: I Am the Center: Private Issue New Age in America, 1950-1990
Format: Triple LP Box Set
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $45.00
"Triple LP version housed in slip case with three tip-on jackets, 20-page book, and download card. Notes by Douglas McGowan featuring interviews with artists and includes rare archive photos. Vinyl cut by John Golden. Pressed at RTI. Remastered from original sources at 24 bit/96 kHz. Forget everything you know, or think you know, about new age, a genre that has become one of the defining musical-archaeological explorations of the past decade. I Am the Center: Private Issue New Age In America, 1950-1990 is the first major anthology to survey the golden age of new age and reveal the unbelievable truth about the genre. For new age, at its best, is a reverberation of psychedelic music, and great by any standard. This is analog, handmade music communicating soul and spirit, often done on limited means and without commercial potential, self-published and self-distributed. Before it became big business and devolved into the spaced out elevator music we know and loathe today, this was the real thing. From mathematical musical algorithms to airport murder mysteries to Henry Mancini and Bugs Bunny, the connections to mainstream culture run in curious directions. (Did you know, for instance, that a track from the first modern private press new age album is featured on the Blade Runner soundtrack? Its called Pompeii, 76 A.D. and weve got it here.) I Am the Center is a knowing, but never cynical overview that invites listeners at last to the mainspring of a misunderstood genres greatest lights. Many of the biggest names are present -- Iasos, inter-dimentional channeler of paradise music; Laraaji, discovered by Brian Eno playing for spare change in Washington Square Park; and the recently famous JD Emmanuel, icon to a new generation of drone, ambient, noise musicians. Call it what you will -- before it was anything else, it was new age. Lovingly conceived and lavishly presented, I Am the Center features stunning paintings by the legendary visual artist Gilbert Williams, and liner notes by producer Douglas McGowan, who weaves the words and images of the wizards and sorceresses of new age into a prismatic portrait of music that can finally be recognized for what it is: great American folk art." -Light In The Attic.

Artist: V/A
Title: Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985
Format: Double CD
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Largely unheard, criminally undocumented, but at their core, utterly revolutionary, the recordings of the diverse North American Aboriginal community will finally take their rightful place in our collective history in the form of Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985. An anthology of music that was once near-extinct and off-the-grid is now available for all to hear, in what is, without a doubt, Light In The Attics most ambitious and historically significant project in the labels 12-year journey. Native North America (Vol. 1) features music from the Indigenous peoples of Canada and the northern United States, recorded in the turbulent decades between 1966 to 1985. It represents the fusion of shifting global popular culture and a reawakening of Aboriginal spirituality and expression. The majority of this material has been widely unavailable for decades, hindered by lack of distribution or industry support and by limited mass media coverage, until now. Youll hear Arctic garage rock from the Nunavik region of northern Quebec, melancholy Yupik folk from Alaska, and hushed country blues from the Wagmatcook First Nation reserve in Nova Scotia. Youll hear echoes of Neil Young, Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Johnny Cash, and more among the songs, but injected with Native consciousness, storytelling, poetry, history, and ceremony. The stories behind the music presented onNative North America (Vol. 1) range from standard rock-and-roll dreams to transcendental epiphanies. They have been collected with love and respect by Vancouver-based record archaeologist and curator Kevin Sipreano Howes in a 15-year quest to unearth the history that falls between the notes of this unique music. Tirelessly, Howes scoured obscure, remote areas for the original vinyl recordings and the artists who made them, going so far as to send messages in Inuktitut over community radio airwaves in hopes that these lost cultural heroes would resurface. Considering the financially motivated destruction of our environment, the conservative political landscape, and corporate bottom-line dominance, its bittersweet to report that the revolutionary songs featured on Native North America hold as much meaning today as when they were originally recorded. 34 tracks newly re-mastered. Deluxe 2xCD set features a hard-cover 120 page book with comprehensive liner notes, artist interviews, unseen archival photos, and lyrics (with translations)." - Light In The Attic.

Artist: V/A
Title: Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985
Format: Triple LP Box Set
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $48.00
"Includes 60 page book with comprehensive liner notes, artist interviews, unseen archival photos, and lyrics (with translations), housed in a Tip-On slip case with three Tip-On jackets. Largely unheard, criminally undocumented, but at their core, utterly revolutionary, the recordings of the diverse North American Aboriginal community will finally take their rightful place in our collective history in the form of Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985. An anthology of music that was once near-extinct and off-the-grid is now available for all to hear, in what is, without a doubt, Light In The Attics most ambitious and historically significant project in the labels 12-year journey. Native North America (Vol. 1) features music from the Indigenous peoples of Canada and the northern United States, recorded in the turbulent decades between 1966 to 1985. It represents the fusion of shifting global popular culture and a reawakening of Aboriginal spirituality and expression. The majority of this material has been widely unavailable for decades, hindered by lack of distribution or industry support and by limited mass media coverage, until now. Youll hear Arctic garage rock from the Nunavik region of northern Quebec, melancholy Yupik folk from Alaska, and hushed country blues from the Wagmatcook First Nation reserve in Nova Scotia. Youll hear echoes of Neil Young, Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Johnny Cash, and more among the songs, but injected with Native consciousness, storytelling, poetry, history, and ceremony. The stories behind the music presented on Native North America (Vol. 1) range from standard rock-and-roll dreams to transcendental epiphanies. They have been collected with love and respect by Vancouver-based record archaeologist and curator Kevin Sipreano Howes in a 15-year quest to unearth the history that falls between the notes of this unique music. Tirelessly, Howes scoured obscure, remote areas for the original vinyl recordings and the artists who made them, going so far as to send messages in Inuktitut over community radio airwaves in hopes that these lost cultural heroes would resurface. Considering the financially motivated destruction of our environment, the conservative political landscape, and corporate bottom-line dominance, its bittersweet to report that the revolutionary songs featured on Native North America hold as much meaning today as when they were originally recorded." - Light In The Attic.
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Artist: WALKER, PETER
Title: Second Poem to Karmela or Gypsies Are Important
Format: LP
Label: Light In The Attic
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"Originally released in 1968 on Vanguard Records, Peter Walkers album Second Poem to Karmela or Gypsies Are Important was a ground breaking blend of folk, raga, psychedelia, and Eastern and modal sounds that has remained unsung for decades. While his debut album for Vanguard, Rainy Day Raga, has been reissued several times on LP and CD, this album (his sophomore effort), remains an obscure and hard to find vinyl relic. Until now. Carefully re-mastered from the original tapes, guitar scholar Glenn Jones recently interviewed Peter Walker for hours and has written a book-deep essay for the CD and LP liner notes that detail Walkers association with an incredible cross-section of 1960s counter-culture icons including LSD guru Timothy Leary (Walker personally provided the soundtrack to many a trip), he studied raga music with Ali Akbar Khan, and like his close friend Sandy Bull, Walker worked on a fusion of Western and Eastern sounds. Jim Pepper plays flute on Second Poem (he also recorded with The Fugs and Don Cherry), other accompaniment to Walkers guitar, sarod and sitar playing includes violin, organ, tablas, and tamboura. This is true acid folk as interesting, progressive, and memorable as fellow 1960s world travelers Robbie Basho, Davy Graham, and the Incredible String Band. Remastered from the original stereo ¼" tapes. Housed in a gatefold tip-on jacket with liner notes." - Light In The Attic.

Artist: SCHMIDT, RICK
Title: Emerald Cities
Format: DVD
Label: Light Video
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"With great early-"80s performances by FLIPPER and THE MUTANTS, this long-lost punk film classic from filmmaker Rick Schmidt is available again!  This 90-minute feature is a bizarre and thoroughly surrealistic tale packed with nutty characters and general off-the-wallness, plus three FLIPPER songs ("One by One," "I Saw You Shine," and "Love Canal") and five songs from the much less well known but amazingly fun early San Francisco punk band THE MUTANTS.  First released on VHS many years ago with little distribution, it is now widely available for the first time!" - Light Video

Artist: HORRORCOMIC
Title: Im All Hung Up On Pierrepoint
Format: 7"
Label: Lightning
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
Unplayed "dead stock" of this London bands first single from 1977. Some slight storage wear on the sleeves."Halfway between Deep Purple-influenced Hard Rock and the new Punk sound, with a peculiar taste of the macabre pervading both the lyrics and the artwork." - 45 Revolutions.

Artist: LIL SKULL
Title: Untitled
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: Lil Skull
Country: New Zealand
Price: $15.00
"A string of guitar, eye of newt, hair of a violin bow,wing of bat and the skin of a drum all go into the potion. The crackle of the fire and the bubbling of the couldron sound your demise. A hex on you all!" - Lil Skull. yet another incredible package from the Lil Skull camp.
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Artist: LIL SKULL
Title: Untitled
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: Lil Skull
Country: New Zealand
Price: $16.00
"The snapping of the sails, the whistling in the rigging, the cracking of the mast and the shuddering of the timbers, the thudding on the hull. These things all point to our fate. We are to meet our doomed brothers and sisters in Davy Jones Locker, for God is banishing us to the Briney Deep!" Yet another excellent chapter in this series of elaborate handmade sculpture/lathe cut releases from New Zealander Dean Brown. This one beautifully folds out/props up into a seascape backdrop with the bell tone/drones on the record making the perfect soundtrack to the visual.
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Artist: LIL SKULL & TARA MEREDITH
Title:
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: Lil Skull
Country: New Zealand
Price: $17.00
"Every bump-in-the-night, what -was-that-? and its-too-quiet-! of your nightmares are stiched together to tell the tale of a small girl, alone (?) in an old house. What happens when its not just the wind ?" - Lil Skull.
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Artist: BRAINTICKET
Title: Alchemic Universe
Format: LP + CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $24.00
"2012 release. Like Halleys Comet, after 30+ years spent travelling to other worlds, Braintickets Joel Vandroogenbroek is again lighting up the night sky. The year 2000 marked Braintickets return withAlchemic Universe, their first full-length LP in decades. Fans expecting a replica of Braintickets early seventies sound be warned, Joel has not spent the past thirty years in a bubble, and the band has happily evolved to keep pace with the new millennium, while still managing to keep its kosmiche roots intact. While Joel performs musical duties (keyboards, synth, guitar, flute), a nice surprise isCarol Muriel (fans may remember her from Celestial Ocean) on vocals on several tracks. CD features the full version of "Transformation Of A Stream," as well as the originally intended track order. Last copies..." - Lilith.

Artist: BRAINTICKET
Title: Celestial Ocean
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: USA
Price: $28.00
"1973s brilliant Celestial Ocean, by the legendary Swiss krautrock band BRAINTICKET, is a concept album that details an ancient pharoahs journey into the afterlife (substitute the word "journey" for "trip" and youll get what they were driving at). However, Brainticket were not mere products of their time, they explored some truly compelling musical territory and produced a superlative blanket of sound-featuring a pioneering mix of early synthesizers, flute, zither, sitar, and male / female stream-of-consciousness spoken word vocals-that ebbs and flows in the same general cosmos as classic Gong.. This reissue is fully remastered from the original master tapes." -Lilith

Artist: BRAINTICKET
Title: Cottonwoodhill
Format: LP + CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $32.00
"Being as LSD was first developed in a laboratory in Basel, it is perhaps no coincidence that one of the most far out albums of all time was made by this Swiss band (no small feat, given the competition!). Braintickets 1971 debut, Cottonwoodhill, begins normally enough with two fine psychedelic/Krautrock-influenced tracks, but the remainder of the album plays like an acid trip with a soundtrack, dominated by Joel Vandroogenbroecks endless droning organ, a variety of musique concrète-type sound effects and vocalist Dawn Muirs trippy vocals. The album, banned in several countries, even came with this self-imposed warning: After Listening to this Record, your friends may not know you anymore. / Only listen to this once a day, your brain might be destroyed!. Gatefold sleeve." -Lilith

Artist: BRAINTICKET
Title: Psychonaut
Format: LP + CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $29.00
"1972s Psychonaut, by the Swiss-based Brainticket, is early seventies space rock at its finest. While the bands debut album, 1971s Cottonwoodhill, was a heavily acid-laden affair dominated by droning organ, disturbing vocals and a collection of cacophonic sound effects (causing it to carry a warning label and be banned in several countries) for their second effort, band-founder Joël Vandroogenbroeck brought in a completely new line-up and changed the bands sound dramatically. While Psychonaut still takes listeners into the realm of altered consciousness -- making heavy use of a droning Hammond, sitar, tablas, etc.-- this time the vocals are more melodic and the music itself is more song-oriented. This is by far Braintickets most accessible album, and perhaps their most timeless. Fully remastered from the original master tapes!" -Lilith

Artist: CAN
Title: Can (Inner Space)
Format: Picture Disc LP
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $24.00
"2014 release. 1979s, Can (aka Inner Space), the bands last proper album, was less experimental than its previous releases, with Michael Karoli doing more straightforward vocals and guitar. Having spent the previous decade taking elements of the classical avant-garde (i.e. Karlheinz Stockhausen) and underground rock (i.e Velvet Underground) to create a kind of genreless "new music"--and influencing countless bands in the process--Can had reached the natural end of its journey. Although founding members Irmin Schmidt (keyboards) andJaki Liebezeit (drums) can still be heard, Rebop Kwaku Baah and Rosko Gee of Traffic fame have been added to the mix, with former bassist Holger Czukay doing the editing.” - Lilith.

Artist: CAN
Title: Out Of Reach
Format: LP + CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $29.00
"Originally released in 1978, Out Of Reach was one of Cans last albums before their official disbandment in 1979. Here, original bass player Holger Czukay is replaced by a much more funky Rosko Gee (of Traffic fame) -- who plays a prominent role in shaping the sound of this album, writing and singing on a number of the albums tracks -- while drumming duties are shared between Jaki Liebezeit and Reebop Kwaku Baah (also from Traffic), making this one of Cans more groove-heavy releases. 180 gram HQ vinyl featuring a bonus CD of the album." -Lilith

Artist: CAN
Title: Out of Reach
Format: Picture Disc LP
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $24.00
“2014 release. Originally released in 1978, Out of Reach was one of Cans last albums before their official disbandment in 1979. Here original bass player Holger Czukay is replaced by a much more funky Rosko Gee (of Traffic Fame)--who plays a prominent role in shaping the sound of this album, writing and singing on a number of the albums tracks--while drumming duties are shared between Jaki Liebezeit and Reebop Kwaku Baah (also fromTraffic), making this one of Cans more groove-heavy releases.” - Lilith.

Artist: CHROME
Title: 3rd From The Sun
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $29.00
"Metallic drums, grating guitar, a driving industrial beat, lo-fi / sci fi, toxic waste... this was the universe inhabited by SF cyber punks, Chrome. Originally released in 1982, on band founder Damon Edges own Siren Records, this was the bands last official release. Still featuring the rhythmic talents of John & Hilary Stench on drums and bass, and as always, the brilliantly feral guitar playing of Helios Creed, the album kicks off with the jaw-dropping Firebomb. Also featuring two bonus tracks from their rare 1982 Anorexic Sacrifice 7" single." -Lilith.

Artist: CHROME
Title: Alien Soundtracks
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $29.00
"1978s Alien Soundtracks was the second album by the sci-fi obsessed San Francisco experimental rock band, Chrome, formed in 1977 by Damon Edge. A brilliant combination of punk rock aesthetic, with Iggy-esque vocals, jangly guitar, primitive electronics, tape manipulation and sampling, this was also the first album to feature the mad guitar stylings of Helios Creed. Often credited as being the precursors to the industrial metal sound, the band are also akin to experimental punk/noise bands like Pere Ubu and Suicide. Featuring The Manifestation (Of The Idea) originally released simultaneously on the 1982 Chrome Box and on an Italian Chrome compilation, No Humans Allowed. 180 gram vinyl." - Lilith.
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Artist: CHROME
Title: Blood On the Moon
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $29.00
"For this 1981 release, Edge and Creed brought in brothers John and Hilary Stench on drums and bass. The brothers hailed from the extremely popular local new wave band, Pearl Harbour & the Explosions, formed in 1978 in San Francisco. This new rhythm section can definitely be heard, making Chrome a bit more danceable if you will and the first inklings of that driving industrial metal beat can be heard. Tracks like excellent Perfumed Metal are a perfect example of this transformation. It was also in 1981 that Chrome received an offer to perform live in Italy from a group of Italian fans. Chrome had never appeared live before, but unbelievably they accepted the Italian gig and flew to Bologna, Italy to play their first ever live concert. The live instrumental track included here is from that legendary Italian concert, on July 20, 1981." -Lilith.

Artist: CHROME
Title: Half Machine Lip Moves
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $29.00
""When Chrome first came on the SF punk scene in the late seventies, they were called acid punk, due to their penchant for both, but also because their music came from a far-out place - a place most people could only get to while in a drug-altered state. The sci-fi obsessed Creed and Edge, however, claimed to channel their music directly from the beyond, and when 1979s groundbreaking Half Machine Lip Moves was released - an angular and metallic sounding album interspersed with electric violin, apocalyptic tape loops, moog, atonal droning distorted guitar and a wall of metallic sounding percussion - it certainly sounded that way. For the next five years Creed and Edge were a force to be reckoned with, laying the groundwork for the industrial music scene and directly influencing almost every guitar-toting punk ever since. Featuring three bonus tracks-Anti-Fade, I Left My Heart In San Francisco and Meet You In The Subway - which originally appeared on the Subterranean Modern compilation, released in 1979 on Ralph Records. 180 gram vinyl." - Lilith.
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Artist: CHROME
Title: Red Exposure
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $29.00
"Humans are the cancer of the planet...all people have untapped psychic powers...acid is good...aliens exist...these are just some of the ideas that the pioneering San Francisco band Chrome was grappling with in its music, labeled acid punk by the press in a desperate attempt to categorize them. Comparing them to everyone from Pere Ubu, to the Residents, to Devo, to Can, to Eno, the reality was that no one knew really knew where they fit in...perhaps because they really were channeling their music from some distant alien planet. In fact, Chromes founder, Damon Edge, described himself as having something he called clairaudient syndrome, a condition that allows you to hear something before it happens...meaning that he would first hear the music in his head, and then channel it onto tape.... and perhaps that explains the music in this LP. For Chrome aficionados this album is more ambient and droning than previous albums, except for the Devo-esque Electric Chair- and one wonders if they didnt write this song to poke fun at the band. Featuring three bonus tracks: In A Dream and Danger Zone both taken from their 1981 12" Inworlds single... and Informations, taken from the b-side of their rare New Age 7" released in 1980." - Lilith.
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Artist: CLUSTER
Title: II
Format: LP+CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $24.00
2012 release. "Originally released in 1972, this is the second album by legendary German ambient pioneers Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius. Moebius and Roedelius essentially create ambient electronic soundscapes that ebb and flow, droning on in a suspended world of anti-gravity where machine has conquered man. Now with bonus CD of the album." - Lilith.

Artist: CLUSTER
Title: Zuckerzeit
Format: LP+CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $24.00
2017 release. "Originally released in 1974, Zuckerzeit marked a turning point for these seminal German space rockers. Recorded shortly after their move away from the metropolis of Berlin, it sees some of the abrasiveness of their earlier material slightly diffusing. With the addition of proto drum machines and the producing talents of Michael Rother, their sound here - while remaining firmly in anchored in experimental territory - has more pop sensibility. Newly packaged with the CD of the album." - Lilith.

Artist: FAUST
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $26.00
Repressed. "Legendary German post-rock band formed in 1971 by undisputed noise pioneer Uwe Nettelbeck, Faust garnered an immediate following due to its artistically extreme experimentations with music cut-ups and other mixed sources hinging on cacophony and distortion. Dont miss their 1971 cult classic debut, now reissued with its original clear printed sleeve on clear vinyl." - Lilith.

Artist: GURU GURU
Title: Live In Bremen, 12 September 1971
Format: LP + CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $30.00
"Playing on the same scene as bands like Amon Duul and Can, krautrock band Guru Guru was formed in 1968 by one of contemporary musics most talented drummers, Mani Neumeier who, in addition to playing drums, was also the bands vocalist/frontman. This album, recorded live at Radio Bremen in 1971 features the 23-minute Der LSD Marsch (The LSD March) from their debut album, UFO. Here Neumeiers superlative drumming is given center stage and one can hear why Mani has consistently earned such high praise. The remaining two songs come from their second album (1971s Hinten): the 22-minute extended prog tribute to Bo Diddley (who knows what the inventor of the Bo Diddley Beat would have thought of this), and the aptly titled Space Ship - an extensive sonic trip of 15+ minutes (!) only found on the bonus CD." -Lilith

Artist: HELIOS CREED
Title: X-Rated Fairy Tales
Format: LP + CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russian Federation
Price: $24.00
"2013 release. Proto-industrial guitar-hero Helios Creed first came to prominence in 1978 with Chrome, a brilliant acid-punk band whose use of primitive electronics, heavily distorted guitar, moog, apocalyptic tape loops, and copious amounts of acid, was unlike anything that had ever come before. From 1978-1982 Chrome released one brilliant LP after another, before finally splitting up in 1983. Creeds highly anticipated first solo LP, X-Rated Fairy Tales, basically picked up where Chrome left off, only this time with a more driving industrial sound. 180 gram HQ vinyl LP + bonus CD of the album." - Lilith.

Artist: TANGERINE DREAM
Title: Run To Vegas
Format: LP/CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $29.00
"A compilation of rare tracks by German avant pioneers, Tangerine Dream, beginning with a rare single from Edgar Froeses pre-TD band, the Ones (a psychedelic affair recorded in 1967, before Froese had fully distanced himself from rock music by selling off his guitars for a host of constantly changing electronic gizmos). The remaining tracks come primarily from their successful Virgin period, with Christopher Franke on drums and Johannes Schmölling on keyboards. Features the CD-only bonus track Landing On 51." -Lilith

Artist: V/A
Title: No New York
Format: LP
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $23.00
2017 repress. "One of the brightest and most famous projects of the entire punk/new wave scene, No New York was released in 1978 on Islands sub-label Antilles. Featuring some of the most incredible rule breaking bands of the underground N.Y.C. art and music scene, the project - produced by Brian Eno - is a genuine snapshot of the massively creative N.Y.C. scene. Artists: Contortions, Teenage Jesus And The Jerks, Mars, D.N.A..” - Lilith.

Artist: V/A
Title: No New York
Format: CD
Label: Lilith
Country: Russia
Price: $23.00
"One of the brightest and most famous projects of the entire punk/new wave scene, No New York was released in 1978 on Islands sub-label Antilles and became a total cult in the indie scene. Featuring some of the most incredible rule breaking bands of the underground New York art and music scene, the project-strongly pursued by BRIAN ENO-is a genuine snapshot of the massively creative NYC scene, from which innumerable trends started and became part of the modern pop music as we know it. Influential, powerful and ground breaking, this collection features Gotham City no-wave giants like JAMES CHANCE (CONTORTIONS), ARTO LINDSAY and IKUE MORI (DNA), LYDIA LUNCH (TEENAGE JESUS) and SUMNER CRANE (MARS). If you missed the original its time to get your hands on this reissue. The CD digipack version includes a detailed booklet." - Lilith.

Artist: NEGATION IS FREEDOM
Title: Issue 1
Format: Mag
Label: Limbless
Country: USA
Price: $2.00
"Shallow Waters, Craniopagus, Sharpwaist, Altars, Prison letters from Kyle Nonneman, British Columbia scene report, 8 pages of reviews.300 copies printed. 47 pages"- Limbless
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Artist: FAR CORNERS
Title: Ruling The Roost
Format: 7"
Label: Limited Appeal
Country: USA
Price: $7.00
"THE FAR CORNERS are ex-MR. AIRPLANE MAN / TURPENTINE BROTHERS (married couple TARA and JUSTIN HUBBARD, plus one). They have drifted from the more direct garage-rock stylings of those outfits and into the strange New Mexican desert. They sound somewhere in between Spray Paint and first-LP Eat Skull with some Aussie vibes mixed in. Edition of 165." - Limited Appeal.

Artist: ANGELO, MICHAEL
Title: Michael Angelo/Sorcerers Dream/Nuts
Format: Double CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: France
Price: $17.00
"Enigmatic exemplar of subterranean overachievers, Michael Angelo Nigro, has long been known to sound-hounds searching for esoteric figures on the fringe. He was a man out-of-time, with unerring vision and dedication, principally known for his head-of-the-class 1977 private-press joy, Michael Angelo (Guinn 1050 -- aka The Guinn Album). The Guinn Album, almost entirely an effort of self-creation, is a staggering, hook-filled, inner space hi-fi snap-shot of dreamy pop psychedelia, filled with contemplative, arresting lyrical imagery that etches lovely figures and carries little to ally it to its time. The same can readily be said of his other recordings of that era, the Sorcerers Dream tracks, which make their CD debut here. Highly trippy acid guitar with a West Coast edge mingles with haunting melodic vocals, acoustic guitar, synths, gentle percussion and mystical songs; moments of oddness which are difficult to capture on tape, yet done so in an accomplished manner on these recordings. I began my recording career in 1975 by becoming a studio musician at Liberty Recording in Kansas City. Between recording commercials and backing other artists I started doing my own recordings. This was the birthplace of the original Michael Angelo album. After about a year, I left Liberty Recording to become a studio musician at Big-K records, also in Kansas City. By coincidence Big-K used the same type of equipment as Liberty, so I finished mixing the first album there. After that, I began recording my second album, which would become A Sorcerers Dream. Although this album was completed in 1978, it was never released because Big-K closed down --Michael Angelo. Michael Angelo is a true master of brilliant, spacey, endlessly melodic DIY pop psych. We have to admit, theres something magical about music that sounds like it was made in Anywheresville, Midwest, U.S.A., by a lone hermit painstakingly recording each layer of each song by himself in an empty studio. The end result? well, its something like a less-produced Bobb Trimble. Much beloved in the world of psychedelia, and with good reason!" - Lion Productions.

Artist: BEAUTIFUL LOSERS
Title: Nobody Knows the Heaven
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"To set the scene: its 1974, its Paris, two young guys in their bed-sit (one of whom is French music maven/famous producer Jay Alanski) are dreaming of counter-culture, and their internal versions of California and New York. The result is this album, a child begotten of Marc Bolan, Baudelaire, and Lautréamont; a fascinating record, subtle and engaging as it is scarce; the re-creation of a parallel pop universe which one Michael Moorcock wouldnt have renounced. Somehow, the duo got their record out into the world on Monde Melodys one-off Silk imprint (a tribute to Marc Bolan). And what twisted songs (in English) they managed to squeeze into a fifty-minute slab of vinyl. The music drips with deep nostalgia for the decadent beautiful people who lived and breathed and then found a home in the songs of Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen, pervaded throughout with a kind of psychedelic sadness. All of this is expressed by means of long, jagged acid guitar runs (or in acoustic strums) supported by Moroccan percussion (bongos?) and heavy bass lines from Christophe J. A post-quaalude album, as band leader Jay Alanski has said. If the LP had been released in 1971, everyone would point to T-Rex as an influence, and call it glam folk; fast forward to today and its hard not to think loner, and draw comparisons with the music of Devendra Banhart, albeit recorded 35 years ago! Were now several decades further on in the worlds slow self-destruction, but this sole recording by the Beautiful Losers has lost nothing of its freshness and superb arrogance. Blessed be the listener who is going to discover such a hidden treasure!" - Lion Productions. Includes a 32-page booklet and bonus track "Nobody Knows The Heaven" (alternate version).

Artist: BEAUTIFUL LOSERS, THE
Title: Nobody Knows Heaven
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $32.00
"Its 1974 in Paris. Two young guys in their bed-sit (one of whom is French music maven/famous producer Jay Alanski) are dreaming counter-cultural dreams, spinning their own eternal versions of California and New York. The result of those imaginings is this album, a child begotten of Baudelaire, Lautréamont—and Marc Bolan. Its a fascinating record, engaging as it is scarce (as in impossible to find): a look into a parallel pop universe. Somehow, the duo got their record released on Monde Melodys one-off “Silk” imprint. And what twisted songs (in English) they managed to squeeze into a fifty-minute slab of vinyl! The music drips with deep nostalgia for the decadent “beautiful people” who lived and breathed and then found a home in the songs of Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen, pervaded throughout with a kind of psychedelic sadness. All of this is expressed by means of long jagged acid guitar runs (or in acoustic strums) supported by Moroccan percussion (bongos?) and heavy bass lines from Christophe J. If the LP had been released in 1971, everyone would point to T-Rex as an influence, and call it “glam folk”; fast forward to today and its hard not to think “loner,” and draw comparisons with the music of Devendra Banhart or others who have followed his lead into the consciousness of the greater music loving public." - Lion Productions.

“Were now decades further on in the worlds slow self-destruction, but this sole recording by the Beautiful Losers has lost nothing of its freshness and superb arrogance. Blessed be the listener who is going to discover such a hidden treasure!” —Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe.

Artist: COIL
Title: Astral Disaster (yellow vinyl) LP
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
"In 1998, Coil were invited to record at Sun Dials studios beneath the London Bridge Hop Exchange—a studio originally know as Samurai Studios, originally built and owned by Iron Maiden. The premises in Victorian times was an old debtors prison which had three underground levels, and still had the original chains, manacles and wrought iron doors from the old prison. This caught the attention of John Balance, who was very keen to record there. Coil spent a number of days recording at the studio during Halloween 1998. With Gary Ramons help, they developed a number of tracks, some of which resulted in this LP. Ramon produced and mixed the Astral Disaster recordings, as well as playing guitar and sitar on these sessions. A version of the album was later remixed by the band and released on their own label—but the Prescription mixes as released in 1999 are unique.

This rare album was part of the legendary subscription-only Prescription label album series in the late 1990s, issued in an edition of 99 signed and numbered copies, long since sold out. (If you are wondering, originals fetch £700+). This is the first time the album is being released officially since 1999. Taken from the original masters, this reissue comes with original sleeve artwork, insert, and the facsimile signatures of John Balance and Peter Christopherson that came with the first issue." - Lion Productions.

Artist: CONGREGACION
Title: S/T
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Congregación was the most legendary of the many excellent bands of the early 1970s Chilean music scene -- one could easily say that for many people, this album has had the impact of a religious experience. There is good reason for that: Congregacións music has a highly evocative sense of space, using natural sounds, native Andean instruments, and acoustic textures to foreground ecologist and mystic Antonio Smiths soaring melodies and deeply felt, philosophical lyrics. The results make this one of those perfect albums that works just as well on a Sunday morning as it does late at night. If things had worked out differently for Smith and Congregación, this album might be as well-known (and well-loved) as comparable albums -- comparable masterpieces -- Milton Nascimentos Clube de Esquina, and Joyce and Nelson Angelos eponymous album. Unfortunately, Smiths lyrics earned him the enmity of the Chilean military dictatorship; he was forced to flee the country and Viene... (IRT, 1972) proved to be the bands only release. Still, were lucky to have this album, with its perfect sequence of gentle, undulating, heavily-textured arrangements supporting Smiths plaintive, intimate and searching vocals. The result is an atmosphere of peace and enlightenment, with deep and introspective moments of great quality; incredibly beautiful. Congregación band member Carlos Vittini gave some insight into Smiths charismatic mysticism: I still get excited about how a musician has a great place in capturing the sensibility of the people. I knew the immense creative capacity of Antonio. From the sound of a bird, he speaks, capturing in passing the chirp of a chincol (sparrow) singing in a square, where these memories were made -- from this he created a song. A highly recommended album, surely one of the pinnacles of dreamy psychedelia, despite its relative obscurity and undeniable rarity. Our deluxe, mini-LP gatefold jacket edition comes with a bi-lingual 32-page booklet, which explores the story of Congregación in the context of the rich Chilean rock music scene." -Lion.

Artist: DINO & MONTEVIDEO BLUES
Title: s/t
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"The one and only album by Dino & Montevideo Blues (Macondo GAM 551, 1972) deserves to be a serious contender as one of the most important, and as it happens, most grooving, records ever released in Uruguay. But there is another reason that the album has attained exalted status: the incisive power of the lyrics, which are all the more impressive considering the national turmoil out of which they were created. Montevideo Blues was founded by Uruguayan song-writing legend Gaston "Dino" Ciarlo as a way to fuse the rawness of rock music with obscure native Uruguayan rhythms like malambo, milonga and chamarrita-a logical direction to pursue after Dino had attempted pop/candombe fusions in his solo recordings. The tracks have an edgy, atonal quality, with terrific unconventional angular guitar and a kind of ragged glory, all driven along by insistent grooving rhythms, whether from native drums or the clicking of drumsticks. Includes a handful of bonus tracks, as well as a 32-page booklet packed with photos, detailed band history, and lyrics for this important Uruguayan band." - Lion Production.

Artist: ERGO SUM
Title: Mexico
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Along with the two records by Nurse With Wound favorites Moving Gelatine Plates, Ergo Sums weird and wonderful Mexico album is an unusual portal into the intense creativity of early 1970s French music. True, the bands are not musically similar; yet these three albums are distinguished not only by their instrumental richness, but by their unceasing sense of adventure. One could go so far to say that Ergo Sum presents one of the most distinctive experiences in a rock idiom (apart from Zeuhl music juggernaut Magma) to ever come from France. The bands one and only album (1971) features the unique voice of Lionel Ledissez, whose guttural sort-of-English language delivery described as being somewhere between Familys Roger Chapman and a drunken Champs-Elysees taxi driver, although more sober comparisons to Tim and/or Jeff Buckley have also been made. The compositions develop at a relaxed pace; incredible jazz-inflected guitar, flute, piano and droning violin swirl around the vocals, and keep one submerged in, yet attentive to the intimate mood. Includes a handful of bonus tracks and a 28-page booklet with band history, photos, lyrics, and a contemporary 1971 review from Superhebdo magazine. A three o-clock in the morning, slow burn album if ever there was one." -Lion Production

Artist: FOLKLORDS, THE
Title: Release The Sunshine
Format: LP + 7"
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"2013 repress. Band leader Tom Waschkowski. He very graciously offered for this LP package a band history, lyrics, some terrific photos, and best of all, a rare pre-album single that the band had self-released. This allows us to offer up as perfect a reissue of this album as humanly possible. The Folklords Release The Sunshine is a captivating album, a notion shared by the many collectors worldwide who fight for original copies, which are few and far between. Glorious sound, as the reissue taken directly from the master-tapes. Bonus single is an exact replica of the rare, privately issued non-LP single, which features haunting, drum-less versions of Forty Second River and Unspoken Love, both of which were re-recorded for the original Allied release. Now, on to the presentation -- the highest quality mastering and pressing; the resulting LP is housed in a poly-lined sleeve, inside an ultra-heavy 1960s style gatefold jacket, which is housed in a loose-fitting plastic sleeve." - Lion

Artist: GREEN
Title: Green
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"First time reissue of this vaunted power pop classic! Limited edition of 500 copies. Green arrived on the alternative rock scene in the mid 80s, amidst a Chicago scene that included bands like Naked Raygun, Big Black, and Ministry. While Green bypassed the major label-express that other bands rode to fame and fortune, they continued to make records their own way, records that were lauded in the pages of Trouser Press, Spin, and The Village Voice, among others. And with each passing year there are those many who are convinced that their debut LP is worthy of those Mojo/VH1/Spin lists of the top 50 or 100 rock albums of all time. Green may be the bees knees for power poppers, but they deserve much more notice than that. They were an all-embracing band, with a taste for punk, glam rock and soul -- and with the twitchy sort of energy that burbled around in the late 80s pre-grunge underground." - Lion Productions.

Artist: HONEST JOHN
Title: Sailor
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: France
Price: $20.00
"Unreleased underground Texas hard rock from 1975! First release anywhere, anytime! Heavy grooves with dense, layered guitars and Deep Purple/Black Sabbath style vocals from bassist T.J. Sanders. Honest John was a band that meant business at a time when most bands were softening their sound for radio. Not these guys! Honest John did release an extremely rare 7" on the Baron label (BRN45006): slinky track Brighter Day b/w the chunky and hard driving  Face the Crowd); but that was all that ever emerged from the sessions until now. It was in fact all the world knew of Honest John, aside from folks blown away by hearing them on tour in Texas playing frat parties, bars, military bases, and sleazy rock clubs in the early 1970s. Honest Johns "Sailor" is a living, breathing tribute to Ottis Coleman, who should have long ago been celebrated as a true Texas guitar great. Features Colemans stellar guitar and engineered by future Mojave Audio honcho and key figure in 1970s rock in Houston, Dusty Wakeman. Coleman and Wakeman both later joined Houston blues rockers Buzz Bone, which featured Dan Mitchell and Tom Moore post-Moving Sidewalks. But it has always been the Honest John sessions that they longed to have released. We at Lion Productions are proud to present the album Honest John wanted to release, at long long last. A small press run of 500x copies, housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket, sourced from original master tapes. A definitive statement of heaviness." - Lion Productions.

Artist: IL BALLETTO DI BRONZO
Title: Sirio 2222
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Incredibly rare album: original copies sell for more than $5,000, if and when they appear (virtually newver). Licensed from Sony Music Entertainment Italy S.p.A. Raw-edged heavy rock, fronted by Lino Ajellos powerful electric guitars, channeling the dark, jagged energy of Jimmy Page, Adrian Gurvitz, and Jeff Beck. Il Balletto di Bronzo absorbed their influences (Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, The Yardbirds), but moved from there into an inspired, hard-edged musical space; the bands overwhelming power and great melodies make them irresistible. Un posto and Neve Calda are centered around simple but effective guitar riffs. Eh eh ah ah starts like a nice mellow ballad, but gets into a hard blues rock groove. On side two, theres the seven-minute mammoth heavy grind of Incantesimo and the colossal Missione Sirio 2222, almost ten minutes of droning acid rock with whirling guitars and heavy pounding drums, sandwiched between an acoustic intro and outro. No surprise then that Nurse with Wound cited Il Balletto di Bronzo as an influence." - Lion Productions.
Limited to 1,000 copies housed in a replica metallic jacket.

Artist: IL BALLETTO DI BRONZO
Title: Sirio 2222
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Incredibly rare album: original copies sell for more than $5,000, if and when they appear (virtually newver). Digipack comes with 12-page color booklet discussing Il Balletto Di Bronzos strange legacy. Licensed from Sony Music Entertainment Italy S.p.A. Raw-edged heavy rock, fronted by Lino Ajellos powerful electric guitars, channeling the dark, jagged energy of Jimmy Page, Adrian Gurvitz, and Jeff Beck. Il Balletto di Bronzo absorbed their influences (Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, The Yardbirds), but moved from there into an inspired, hard-edged musical space; the bands overwhelming power and great melodies make them irresistible. Un posto and Neve Calda are centered around simple but effective guitar riffs. Eh eh ah ah starts like a nice mellow ballad, but gets into a hard blues rock groove. On side two, theres the seven-minute mammoth heavy grind of Incantesimo and the colossal Missione Sirio 2222, almost ten minutes of droning acid rock with whirling guitars and heavy pounding drums, sandwiched between an acoustic intro and outro. No surprise then that Nurse with Wound cited Il Balletto di Bronzo as an influence." - Lion Productions.

Artist: INDEX
Title: Black Album + Red Album + Yesterday & Today
Format: Double CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"In the mid 1960s, Detroit Michigan was a thriving industrial city. It was at the edge of a cliff, however. The great ethnic diversity in the inner city was a brewing powder keg of civil unrest. This, coupled with a disillusioned population struggling to make some sense of a questionable war in the rice paddies of Vietnam, set an uneasy and troubling tempo for the future. Still, there were pockets of communities in the Detroit area where things were good and economic life was vibrant. The Grosse Pointes were such communities. It was on the outskirts of this political and racially tense era, in the affluent suburbs just outside of the city of Detroit, that Index was formed. The music of Index has been lauded by music heads for decades, and with good reason: it is bizarre, atmospheric, and home-made (in the best of all possible ways); the band has a druggie sound, with songs full of feedback and fuzzy guitars, hazy guitar riffs and loud rhythms. Hidden amongst the echoing canyons of sound theres some snotty post-punk attitude wrapped up in that trippy velvet fuzz; a wonderful bleak sound, both droning and murky, the atonal side of late 1960s rock that would leave the most lasting impression on those who would eventually become punk, post-punk and indie rock artists like Joy Division or the Fall. Includes a 32-page booklet, written by Index drummer Jim Valice, detailing the bands rock and roll adventures, replete with photos and lyrics; printed on FSC recycled, chlorine-free, 100% post-consumer fiber paper manufactured using biogas energy." -Lion Productions

Artist: JARVIS STREET REVUE
Title: Mr. Oil Man
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"From the original master tapes. Limited to 500 copies. Heavy tip-on gatefold jacket + insert with band history, photos, images of sheet music for several songs, and lyrics for the bands greatest statement, Mr. Oil Man. Poised between Toronto and Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Ontario became the refuge for every touring band in Canada; a mandatory break while crossing the perilously vast Canadian Shield. No doubt, Canadas vastness can be heard in much of the Northernly musical output. There is perhaps no better example of this than Thunder Bays Jarvis Street Revue. Their lone LP, leased to Columbia for release in 1971, leaves no one untouched by the bands sheer avalanche of psychedelic heaviness, wasted acid leads and harrowing vocals. Every song is laced with a conviction born from the physical landscape they called home. Jarvis Street Revue spent (literally) a month of Sundays recording the album and bouncing tracks to create effects. Chuck Williams was so freaked out, he used to leave the room, Jarvis leader and Neil Young running mate Tom Horricks said. It was so anti-establishment. Creative and far-seeing... and not without some chemical support. The albums (and bands) concern with the environmental -- including bold statements on the use and abuse of the oil reserves, rapacious business men, and the depletion of Earths natural resources -- were truly visionary. Heavy tip-on gatefold jacket. Insert has band history by Tom Horricks, plus photos, images of sheet music for several songs, and lyrics for the bands greatest statement, Mr. Oil Man." - Lion Productions.

Artist: KATH
Title: 1 (Original Album & Unreleased Material)
Format: Double CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Not many albums can get you in the mood to blow out your speakers quite like Kath, a band that evolved from local Maryland 1960s band Badge. This is an authentic low-fi DIY effort, recorded in the home of the bands leader (and, yes, actually dedicated to his pet monkey - and his girlfriend!), originally released in 1974 in a micro edition of 60 hand-made copies, and later reconfigured for a legendary Rockadelic label LP version. Truth to tell, the Kath album is full of well written melodic songs with loose, semi-ramshackle, low-fi/no-fi production values. Nothing gets down and dirty quite like Say What You Feel, with its blown out bass, killer guitar and drums, echoed vocals and sound effects; well, actually, Love Me Down is equally potent. The band also had a fondness for tape experimentation (Seagulls) and simply screwing around (Toilet Theme). As Patrick the Lama said in Acid Archives, Obscure and impressive melodic basement garage/psych excursion with a lo-fi atmosphere that would have most purveyors flip out, hits the Ampex two-track echo & tinny drum sound dead on. At times the vibe is almost like Mystery Meat or Index, and thats not something you run across every day. A totally outside garage/psych/private LP that feels as personally projected as those Michael Yonkers sides. Nuts lo-fi recording quality and impossible-to-figure production values gives this a nicely zonked almost real-people vibe. Keyboards, fuzz, heap of amateur avant spirit and a cover of "Norwegian Wood" that ranks up there as one of the few listenable Beatles covers ever cut by teens with brains. Weve also included Badges excellent 1978 five-track EP as bonus tracks. And since too far is never far enough for Lion Productions, weve also added an entire second disc of outtakes from the Kath recording sessions, plus other related home recordings. This 140-minute double disc set comes with twenty pages of extensive liner notes by Kath and Badge leader Val Rogolino, and a plethora of photos from his personal stash." - Lion Productions.

Artist: KEY, SCOTT
Title: This Forest and the Sea
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"This deluxe 180-gram vinyl LP edition of This Forest and the Sea comes with an insert which sports engaging, funny, and insightful notes by Key, photos, plus the text to poem that inspired the title track; as a nod to the forest, the insert is printed on FSC recycled, chlorine-free, 100% post-consumer fiber paper manufactured using biogas energy. A very rare album that seems to have flown under almost everyones radar -- although thankfully not Doug McGowans (Yoga Records), who sent this our way. One record collector said to us, and we now say to you: Have a listen because this rates up there with classics by Bob Desper, Perry Leopold, Robbie Basho, and Phil Yost, with dark moods similar to John Fahey and Nick Drake. This LP edition is limited to 500 copies." -Lion.

Artist: LOS DUG DUGS
Title: Smog
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"The second album (1972) from psychedelic guru Armando Nava and his band is in Spanish this time, as all other Mexican bands were by now singing in English. The recording sessions were tumultuous: after the band -- now stripped down to a power trio -- had recorded just three songs, Nava stormed out of the sessions and locked himself in his house for fifteen days. Everyone on the outside worried about his safety, but Armando was fine: he kept himself busy reconfiguring the entire album, including penning the punishing riffs that form the central motif of the mesmerizing twelve-minute medley that explodes over the albums entire first side. So again, as with the genesis of the Dug Dugs debut album (also available from Lion Productions), the end result of all the tumult surrounding the band was a great album. Theres no doubt that the Dug Dugs toughened up their sound on Smog: to some people they sound like a crazy Mexican version of Jethro Tull, and to others like a Spanish speaking incarnation of MC5. No matter how you look at it, this is tremendous progressive-influenced hard rock, with a new chunky sound. It is clearly among a small group of elite recordings from the psychedelic age; it is also possibly the best Mexican hard rock album of all time." -Lion Productions.

Artist: MONTEVIDEO BLUES
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"First time vinyl reissue of 1972 South American Holy Grail. Grooving and edgy rock with native Uruguayan rhythms. Insert packed with photos, detailed history, and bi-lingual lyrics for this important Uruguayan band. Limited to 500 copies. The one and only album by Montevideo Blues (1972) is a serious contender as one of the most important, and as it happens, most grooving records released in Uruguay. Its also incredibly rare, fetching big prices when it appears, which is almost never. But there is another reason that the album has attained exalted status: Montevideo Blues was founded by Uruguayan song-writing legend Gastón Dino Ciarlo as a way to fuse the rawness of rock music with obscure native Uruguayan rhythms like malambo, milonga, and chamarrita. At the time, we were revolutionary and looking for change, said Dino. Montevideo Blues demonstrated an unyielding and combative attitude. During live shows in 1971, Dino criticized the government -- a dangerous level of political commitment, reflected in the lyrics of the songs, some of the most radical ever set to music. Eduardo Mateo, the sacred monster of modern Uruguayan music, was succinct: You have decided to prune the tree, he said to Dino. The album opens with one of Dinos most famous songs Milonga de Pelo Largo (Milonga of the Long Hair), a sinuous groove transformed by the arrival of the dictatorship into a hymn of Uruguayan popular resistance. The rest of the album tracks -- the fantastic Para Hacer Mùsica, Para Hacer and Un Color are standouts -- have an edgy quality, with terrific unconventional angular guitar and a kind of ragged glory, driven along by insistent grooving rhythms. Insert is packed with photos, detailed band history, and bi-lingual lyrics for this important Uruguayan band." - Lion Prouctions.

Artist: NIHILIST SPASM BAND, THE
Title: No Record
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"One of very few indie label releases on Spin Magazines list of 100 top counter-cultural music, ahead of legends like Mulatu Astatke, Brigitte Fontaine, Pärson Sound, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra and His Solar Arkestra, Harry Partch, and Os Mutantes. Zowie! The record youre holding is one of the masterworks of that big gray area of noise/weirdo/freak-out music. Its still hard to believe that No Record was released in 1968. This was a time when popular music was still growing up, and these outsider guys from Canada came out of nowhere and made this mindfuck of record that was years ahead of itself. And as with albums like Trout Mask Replica, and The Faust Tapes, it still sounds fresh today. No Record is mandatory listening. - Lasse Marhaug." Remastered from the original tapes. Includes 32-page booklet that includes the bands story, rare photos, and more. Limited edition of 500 copies." - Lion Productions.

Artist: OOSTEN, MICHAEL
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $26.00
"Keeping a band together was difficult in the late 1960s. Tough too, because Michael Oosten was writing songs that veered away from pop-song structures. There was also the relative ease and lack of responsibility required for hauling around a guitar. So, Oosten took off, with a Martin guitar in tow, playing coffeehouses and clubs across the country. By the end of 1973, he was ready to record an LP -- five psychedelic folk/rock tracks, ranging from the brightly smiling Sunny Day to the epic Hungry Horse Montana, where Oost switched seamlessly from Celtic picking to Middle Eastern chord progressions. Oosten filled out his folk/rock/psych sound with the help of a few friends: piano from Tom Hennick on Hey Babe, vocals from Jan Reek on Garden, and bass from Al Byla on Sunny Day. Oostens wayward vocals puts us in mind of other meandering faves from various eras (Incredible String Band, Perry Leopold, or the Meatpuppets, to name but three), and Oost proves himself a stellar guitarist in an eccentric and percussive mode. Considering the individualistic nature of the albums genesis, no surprise that marketing and publicity for the album was limited. Columbia Records expressed interest in Oostens music; but after a single meeting with the label, it was clear that the album would be too difficult for the mainstream honchos to market. Oost and friend Lester Dore (editor of Chicago countercultural paper Seed and designer of the Yippie flag) holed up at Dores Wisconsin commune farm to silkscreen each LP jacket by hand. For our deluxe Lion Productions replica edition, theyve done that again -- weve used the original screens for this hand-screened, hand-assembled replica edition. The work of a renegade, ripe for rediscovery. 180 gram vinyl." -Lion.

Artist: PLASTIC CLOUD
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"In 1968, the Plastic Cloud recorded, quite simply, one of the greatest psychedelic albums ever made. This a record with few equals, full of foreboding melodies and lovely hippie harmonies, as well as some of the most superb and trippiest, Eastern sounding fuzz guitar ever recorded. There is no point singling out a specific track, they are all excellent—one is equally as good as the next. Take for example the album centerpiece, the ten-and-a-half-minute You Dont Care, an insane piece of social commentary that features terrific back-of-the-mix fuzz guitar as an elusive focal point to its extended pounding-drum laden instrumental breaks; with a great chorus and a plaintive melody in the verse, it doesnt overstay its welcome, winding its way to a final freak out. Essential psychedelia! We feel that its about time this fine record got its due on vinyl, so we have gone all out: it is mastered from the original tapes; the gatefold inner spread has the original LP text, lyrics for all of the songs (thanks to Don Brewer, the man who wrote them), as well as rare photos; as an insert, we have included a replica of an original press release that must be seen to be believed. Now, on to the presentation—the highest quality mastering and pressing; the resulting LP is housed in a poly-lined sleeve, inside an ultra-heavy 1960s style gatefold jacket, which is shrink-wrapped. The LP labels are replicas of the original Allied silver and blue labels. A top of the line pressing all the way." -Lion Productions.
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Artist: PLASTIC CLOUD, THE
Title: s/t
Format: Cass
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Limited cassette edition of 300x hand-numbered copies! Plastic Cloud recorded, quite simply, one of the greatest underground psychedelic albums ever made: a swirl of gossamer vocals and Tolkien references, swathed in the some of the most relentless fuzz guitar you will ever hear. There is no point singling out a specific track, they are all excellent -- one is equally as good as the next. Take for example the album centerpiece, the ten-and-a-half-minute You Dont Care, an insane piece of social commentary that features terrific back-of-the-mix fuzz guitar as an elusive focal point to its extended pounding-drum laden instrumental breaks; a ten-minute swath of lysergic fuzz guitar that closes out the first side, it doesnt overstay its welcome, winding its way to a final freak out. A record with few equals, full of foreboding melodies and lovely hippie harmonies, as well as some of the trippiest fuzz guitar ever recorded. Essential psychedelia!" - Lion Productions.

Artist: PROBE 10
Title: There Is a Universe
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Rare private press jazz/space rock album, on reissue wish lists for years. Limited edition of 500 copies. This masterpiece crawled up my spine like a kundalini snake and proceeded to take the top of my head off. Probe 10 are unquestionably linked to a very specifically American form of proto-prog-into-jazz-rock synthesis of the precise sort Elektra Records used to specialize in, from Tim Buckleys Starsailor to David Stoughtons Transformer. Toss in trumpet fanfare laden acid psych straight out of the C.A. Quintet songbook, the riotously melodic and dense brassy arrangements of McLuhan... and... well... hold on to your hookahs!" --Mutant Sounds. "Unique jazz-rock album with major space-rock vibes. You have to love the way the bass counters the effects-laden guitar solos and heavy fuzz. Considering how many loner folk and hard rock private press albums came from the same time period, discovering something this ambitious and unusual is a real kick. Most of the time, it sounds like the worlds best exploito-jazz record, Herb Alpert filtered through Pink Floyd and Quiet Sun" --Acid Archives.
Limited edition 500 copies with insert.

Artist: PROBE 10
Title: There Is a Universe
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Rare private press jazz/space rock album, on reissue wish lists for years. Limited edition of 500 copies. The mini LP sleeve CD edition has five non-LP bonus tracks! This masterpiece crawled up my spine like a kundalini snake and proceeded to take the top of my head off. Probe 10 are unquestionably linked to a very specifically American form of proto-prog-into-jazz-rock synthesis of the precise sort Elektra Records used to specialize in, from Tim Buckleys Starsailor to David Stoughtons Transformer. Toss in trumpet fanfare laden acid psych straight out of the C.A. Quintet songbook, the riotously melodic and dense brassy arrangements of McLuhan... and... well... hold on to your hookahs!" --Mutant Sounds. "Unique jazz-rock album with major space-rock vibes. You have to love the way the bass counters the effects-laden guitar solos and heavy fuzz. Considering how many loner folk and hard rock private press albums came from the same time period, discovering something this ambitious and unusual is a real kick. Most of the time, it sounds like the worlds best exploito-jazz record, Herb Alpert filtered through Pink Floyd and Quiet Sun" --Acid Archives.

Artist: ROTOMAGUS
Title: Sky Turns Red: Complete Anthology
Format: Double LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Theres no way to know why CBS Records unceremoniously dumped ROTOMAGUS and the after one single; suffice to say that decision was a poor one, as the band has (quite rightly) developed a cult-like following over the years. All in all, the artistic trajectory of Rotomagus was peculiar: they started out as a harmony pop-psych band, shifted through a brief Jimi Hendrix-ian interlude, straight into a Vanilla Fudge groove; they then went down in flames as a hair-raising monolithic heavy rock power trio. On Julian Copes excellent Head Heritage web-site, the Seth Man raves about Rotomagus thus: "The first time I heard this track (Fighting Cock), I did not freak out. I merely walked into a nearby closet and screamed my head off for a minute solid, beat the floor and ripped my t-shirt... then I cowered when it hit me: this thing came out in 1971? Before Raw Power?! I just lost my mind... The only thing that predates this monster in terms of being a full-on amassing of all things heavy are all the many key points on Sir Lord Baltimores Kingdom Come LP and THATS it, brother." French magazine Rock & Folk was succinct: "Rotomagus create an emotional music, violent, even aggressive." Violent. Aggressive. Intense. On this disc we bring you the entire output of Rotomagus, including an album-length demo from 1971, the bands tumultuous, thunderous swansong, recorded as a super jam." - Lion Productions.
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Artist: SAINTE ANTHONYS FYRE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Official reissue of ultra-rare 1970 wasted underground hard rock monster! Wild, loud, raw New Jersey hard psych beast thats been a favorite target of record collectors, dealers and swamp dwellers for the past two decades, originally released on the Zonk! label .This album is bleeding with that authentic dirty basement sound built around a solid set of catchy heavy weight tracks influenced by the holy trinity of Cream, Blue Cheer and Hendrix! The bible of underground psych rock, Acid Archives, says this about it: “This legendary private press is rated as one of the ultimate local basement hard rock blowouts by many connoisseurs. Released as early as 1970, the end result has some similarities to MC5s hallowed Kick out the Jams, but I find this a superior and more powerful album." Popular UK magazine thats majors in all things 60s and psychedelic, Shindig!, proclaims: “a masterpiece of zonked out, fuzz-drenched hard rock." The limited edition vinyl pressing comes with an insert with liner notes, press clippings, photos and lyrics + an 11" x 17" poster too." - Lion Productions.

Artist: SKORNIK, GUY
Title: Pour Pauwels
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Between 1970 and 1973, EMI/Pathé released several ambitious and progressive pop albums: La Mort DOrion(Gérard Manset), Puzzle (Michel Berger), Hathor (Igor Wakévitch), and Pour Pauwels by Guy Skornik. Skornik was a mystic explorer, psychonaut, and gifted musician who was immersed in the metaphysical revolutions of his time. He presented television reports on LSD experiences laced with elements of Eastern mysticism. And then there was Skorniks album, Pour Pauwels, inspired by the revolutionary writings of Louis Pauwells, one-time counterculture hero and disciple of esoteric spiritualist G. I. Gurdjieff." -Lion Productions.

Artist: SNAKEGRINDER
Title: Snakegrinder... and the Shredded Fieldmice
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"Every burgh in the 70s that had a steady supply of weed and electricity provided a birthing ground for bands influenced by the likes of Jerry Garcia and Lowell George, and the Delaware area was no different. What was different was that in 1977 Snakegrinder made a record of their finest homegrown attempts, for the local admirers, and then quietly slithered away. Worldwide recognition would take another generation or so. Since then, the album has garnered accolades from the Acid Archives crowd and so we felt the time was right to give the groups efforts a proper (and properly licensed from the band) presentation, with an old-style heavy gatefold sleeve containing pics, gig posters, song lyrics and liner notes by producer and long-time fan Gregor Alligator." 100% licensed mastertape reissue. 180 gram vinyl in a tip-on gatefold jacket, featuring gig posters and full lyrics." - Lion Productions.

Artist: SNYDER, DOUG & BOB THOMPSON
Title: Daily Dance
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"After meeting at a Stooges/MC5 concert, drummer BOB THOMPSON and guitarist DOUG SNYDER met one fine day in October 1972 in Thompsons kitchen and bashed out this set of fiery improvisations, seemingly influenced as much by Iggys proto-punk moves as John Coltranes whole "sheets of sound" ethos; the result is a mythical frenzy of distorted guitar and improvised drums, creating walls of psychedelic noise; its sound is unparalleled for its time, preceding its closest kin, New Yorks no-wave explosion, by a solid five years. And because of its lack of pretensions (it was done almost innocently), the record comes off as something, dare we say, a little more "spiritual" than is the norm for such excursions. It is a singular recording, one that mainlines the classic high energy pantheon of the Velvet Underground, Stooges, Pharaoh Sanders, Sonny Sharrock, etc. while anticipating the free jazz/noise/no wave synthesis of groups that would follow in their footsteps. Thompson and Snyder get into some abstruse territory, with Snyder tearing industrial gamelan shapes from his six strings while Thompson uses the guts of his kit as the basis for new tonal alphabets. But its all rendered with a strong savage ethos that effortlessly equates monochord rock obliteration with the celestial freedom of Cecil Taylor/John Coltrane, et al., while establishing new territory as advanced as that attained by the most far-reaching visionaries of the rock n roll blueprint... still hard to believe that this was recorded in 1972. A major historical unearthing, remastered from the original tapes, and beautifully packaged in a Stoughton paste-on mini-LP jacket, with an informative Obi/U-Card, and an extensive 20-page booklet of liner notes and photos. Produced in conjunction with Cantor Records, who recently made Daily Dance available on vinyl for the first time in 35 years. Includes one bonus track (not included on the LP reissue), which was intended for the original release, but left off at the last moment for time considerations." -Lion Productions

Artist: TIN HOUSE
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: Spain
Price: $25.00
"Tin House were so good—their music was a hard-rocking onslaught of lust, chops and powerhouse riffs that gripped like an alligator bite—they were signed to Epic Records out of high school. They were respected by Leslie West and Johnny and Edgar Winter. Their album (released in 1971) was produced by Rick Derringer. But like other almost famous bands, Tin House fell away into unjust obscurity. Tin Houses focus was on heavy rock like the sex-fueled opener, "I Want Your Body,” and standout track "Be Good and Be Kind,” with a catchy up-and-down, down-and-up riff played adeptly by guitar prodigy Floyd Radford, and a driving monster beat laid down by drummer Mike Logan; the song tears in as a fast as a Florida hurricane and sweeps the listener up into its vortex for two-and-a-half minutes of energized bliss. Yet the album also showed diversity: Radfords melancholy ballad "Tomorrow;” the jivin’ honky tonk of "30 Weight Blues” (a tribute to the band’s 1962 Ford Econoline van); "Lady of the Silent Opera,” which featured orchestration by seasoned studio musicians from New York City’s Local 802 Union to underscore its positive message of “look to the heaven—smile to the blue sky.” This Lion Productions reissue includes everything Tin House recorded for Epic, including two previously unreleased tracks and the elusive (and unique) single versions of "I Want Your Body” and "Be Good and Be Kind”—all taken directly from 24-bit/96kHz master tape transfers. Four panel insert has liner notes by Doug Sheppard (Ugly Things) and photos from the archive of drummer Mike Logan. Lean, fluid, tight, and the best hard rock album from the USA you probably never heard of (until now)!
“In the twinkling universe of virtuoso electric guitarists that followed in the wake of the genre’s progenitor Jimi Hendrix, perhaps one of the most deserving of renewed recognition is Floyd Radford of the band Tin House, a little known three piece that signed briefly to CBS records in 1970 and released one highly prized album a year later. The overdriven, fluid guitar work—heavy on the wah-wah pedal—is brought to the fore by a beefy full production that lifts the band above the sludgy audio presentation that bedevilled many heavy rock albums of the era.” —Richard Allen, Shindig! Magazine.
LP + bonus 7" EP cut directly from 24-bit/96kHz master tape transfers.

Artist: V/A
Title: Groove Club Vol. 3: Cambodia Rock Intensified!
Format: Double LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"There were no deluxe studios for the musicians who recorded the devastating tracks contained on this double-LP collection. Nothing so grand. Most of these tracks were recorded live, with traditional instruments finding a place alongside any keyboards or guitars that could be found. And yet, it was these experiments of Khmer rock musicians which transformed the nightlife of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh—and which many years later have seduced countless listeners around the world with their groovy sound. Alas, in 1975 came an entirely different type of transformation: the rise to power in Cambodia of the fanatical, anti-Western Khmer Rouge, led by Pol Pot. Within roughly four years, implementing their “concept of Year Zero,” Pot and his regime were responsible for the deaths of an estimated two million Cambodians, many in the notorious “killing fields.” Even the most famous and beloved Khmer musicians could not escape. Sinn Sisamouth (“the Emperor of Khmer Music”), Ros Sereysothea (“The Golden Voice of the Royal Capital”), and Pan Ron—all featured on this collection—met their deaths at the hands of  the Khmer Rouge. Cambodian rock music is (rightfully) adored in Cambodia. The music is wild and anarchic, rhythmic and undulating (in an “Ethiopiques” way, wed say), or sweet and lyrical, but always moving, and with that deep soulfulness (regardless of actual musical genre or style) that singles out the best music. We have assembled what we consider to be the most definitive collection of classic Cambodian rock music to appear thus far—without the later overdubs that confuse the mind, without the artificial speeding up of tracks that often has marred compilations over the years; what youll find here are crucial Khmer rock tracks, made available in the best possible sound, assembled with love and respect for the artists who made the Khmer rock scene as thrilling as we find it to be. And so, without further ado, welcome to “Cambodia Rock Intensified!” -Lion Productions.

Artist: V/A
Title: Puissance 13+2
Format: Double LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: France
Price: $30.00
"Amazing sessions by the cream of underground French prog and psych bands, first released in 1971 on Thélème, a boutique label owned by Magma bassist and Barclay Records manager Laurent Thibault. When Thibault founded Thélème, he wanted to set up a prestige outfit. He had this in mind when he set out to fulfill his ambition of presenting a panorama of the French rock scene by gathering the best groups in France together on one double-album, to be recorded at the legendary Chateau dHérouville studio, live in the courtyard with no overdubs. Thibault had hoped that labels would allow their best acts to appear. Philips offered Magma (the version of Mekanik Kommando appearing on Puissance is the first ever conceived or recorded by the band) and Catherine Ribeiro; Barclay allowed Alain Markusfeld to participate; Le Chant du Monde let Voyage appear. The band Catharsis said yes; so did Contrepoint, discovered by Magmas René Garber. Thélème artists included Ergo Sum, MOR, Zabu, and Solitude. Two guests from America were recommended by Le Chant du Monde: folk-singers Roger Mason and Steve Waring. And happily Spectre, a band featuring legendary Hérouville engineer Dominique Blanc-Francart, brought the monster prog jazz funk synth madness of Arkham. Brilliant! Features titans such as Magma, Catherine Ribeiro, Alain Markusfeld, Dominique Blanc-Francart, and more! One-time pressing, housed in a special textured linen finish gatefold jacket. Lush four-page color insert has historical notes + band info + rare photos." - Lion Productions.
"The atmosphere was wonderful throughout all of the recording sessions, sessions recorded in the open air, in the sunshine, amongst friends. We were motivated simply by the desire to play music, the music we love the way we wanted to play it. All the titles on this album are unreleased, and most of them were recorded specifically for this occasion.... this isnt any old debut, its the Debut." - Laurent Thibault (1971).  

Artist: VANAY, LAURENCE
Title: Evening Colours
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
“Laurence Vanay is the pseudonym for Jacqueline Thibault, wife of music producer and musician Laurent Thibault (Magma). The first ever reissue of her second album, originally released twice in 1975: a version on Galloway credited to fictitious English band Gateway, and once as a CAM label library LP—and incredibly rare in both incarnations. Pure genius: almost all instrumental, with gorgeous keyboards of many types (Hammond, Fender Rhodes, etc.), acoustic/electric guitar, even a little Zeuhl bass. Shimmering, dewy, mysterious, deeply emotional examples of melancholic musical beguilement; anyone with an affinity for golden age 4AD bands like the Cocteau Twins or Dead Can Dance will find much to love here, not to mention devotees of trip-hop pioneers like Portishead. A devastating high-fashion follow-up to the legendary "Galaxies". First ever reissue, remastered from the original master tapes. CD edition comes with 24-page booklet and ten bonus tracks. Rare photos and Jacquelines remarkable story." - Lion Productions. Limited to 500 copies.

"Since childhood, I improvised and composed songs and instrumental music... it seemed to me that music was the true language of emotions. It was with great difficulty that I managed to record the albums “Galaxies” and “Evening Colours” in very limited time with the means at hand, and with the help of faithful musician friends." —Jacqueline Thibault.

Artist: VANAY, LAURENCE
Title: Galaxies
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"Laurence Vanay is the pseudonym for Jacqueline Thibault, wife of producer and musician Laurent Thibault (Magma). Her debut album Galaxies (1974) is pure genius: almost all instrumental, with gorgeous keyboards of many types, acoustic/electric guitar, even a little Zeuhl bass. There are wordless vocals on many of the tracks, although she occasionally sings in a soft, seductive manner. Incredible, spacey avant-garde progressive chanson, a holy grail for most collectors of 70s underground French music. Rivaled only by the early work of Brigitte Fontaine for pure inventiveness. An album of inconspicuous, sincere beauty and a masterwork of the French progressive folk scene. Sublime compositions: unique, melancholic, and very powerful. Exact replica reissue on 180 gram vinyl, with full color, four-panel insert. Comes in an old-style, tip-on gatefold jacket. Remastered from the original master tapes." - Lion Productions.
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Artist: VANAY, LAURENCE
Title: La Petite Fenetre
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: France
Price: $24.00
"Jacqueline Thibault (Laurence Vanay) often worked for other artists at the legendary Château dHérouville studio as arranger, keyboardist, co-composer, and assistant sound engineer. Between sessions she sometimes managed to record her own music. Several years after her two acknowledged masterpieces, Galaxies and Evening Colours, she was able to bring together the tracks for La Petite Fenêtre (The Little Window). As the 1970s ended, trouble with the Château finances meant that again it was impossible for her to present her work to interested record labels. Instead, I worked in another recording studio in Paris for fashionable artists, she said, and I managed after a time to resume and complete my unfinished songs. By that time, the French record companies were not interested in instrumental music anymore. The recordings therefore found themselves asleep on Parisian shelves, pending potential better days. Sublime compositions: unique, melancholic and very powerful. First ever release of these late-70s recordings! Six-panel color insert with rare photos and Jacquelines remarkable story. Limited to 500 copies, housed in a deluxe tip-on jacket." - Lion Productions.
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Artist: VANAY, LAURENCE
Title: Les Soleile De La Vie
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: France
Price: $19.00
"The tracks on the album reflect my feelings at the time, a great happiness to live an interesting life (although stressful!) with the key, a happy story of love." —Jacqueline Thibault "Following the international release of “Evening Colours” in 1976, Jacqueline Thibault (Laurence Vanay) continued to compose songs that she recorded on her multi-track Revox. But she had little time for her own music, working day and night at legendary international recording studio, the Chⴥau d’H鲯uville. Still, Jacqueline managed to bring together the compositions for “Les Soleils de la Vie” (The Suns of Life), with the help of her perpetual musical accomplices—Serge Derrien (guitar, flute, wordless vocals) and John Chevalier, aka Popov (drums and percussion). There was also the timely intervention of other friends, Michel Santangelli (drums), Jean Claude Guzelli (bass) and Francis Moze. Decca Records was interested in producing the album back in 1977, but asked for a remix of the music. Only several years later was that finally possible—too late for Decca. The recordings therefore found themselves asleep on Parisian shelves, pending potential better days. Shimmering, mysterious, sometimes funky, deeply emotional examples of musical beguilement.•First ever release for this 1977 follow-up to the wonderful “Evening Colours” LP •Six-panel color insert with rare photos and Jacquelines remarkable story •Limited to 500 copies, housed in a deluxe tip-on jacket." "- Lion Productions.

Artist: WAPASSOU
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $24.00
"With their first album, legendary French art-rock band Wapassou found a distinctive musical voice: well-developed melodies, rhythmic organ, prominent droning violin, and guitar doubling-up as a rhythm instrument. They often conjure up what it might have sounded like had John Cale and Stereolab formed a band in 1974, the year this album was released. The five tracks are highly original, varied and inventive, steeped in post-psychedelic rock. Although Wapassou are noted for playing without a rhythm section, the two most striking songs include bass and drums. Why some enterprising dj hasnt created a chill mix from the drum track and provocative vocals on Chatiment (guitarist Karen Nickerl murmuring about the cigarettes she has consumed and that she is a killer, Je suis lassassin, in the midst of the pulsing drone of the band), we dont know. The 13+ minute long Trip is a revelation: for the first two minutes you will think you stumbled into the Cocteau Twins Victorialand; the band then jam for six and a half minutes before they drop one of the trippiest ethereal breakbeat grooves youll ever hear; the last two minutes of solo sitar are sonic lysergia of the highest quality. Lest we startle you with excited pronouncements of how good this album is, weve forced ourselves to be matter of fact! it is unique, with slight nods to groups like Amon Düul, Popol Vuh, Czar, and Ash Ra Tempel. A colorful insert has the detailed history of the making of the album, plus photos and other marvels. Remastered and sounding better than it ever has." - Lion Productions.

Artist: WILSON MCKINLEY
Title: Spirit of Elijah
Format: LP
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"With beginnings firmly in the secular realm and a strong following in the Northwest, Wilson McKinley signed to Alshire Records (home of 101 Strings) and recorded one album under the labels acid-rock moniker, The California Poppy Pickers. With the proceeds from those sessions, they self-released a 7" EP in 1970. But then they met street minister Carl Parks, gave up the rock n roll lifestyle and effectively ended the first incarnation of the group. Parks encouraged the remaining band members to pick up their instruments again to create music for a street meeting, and thus the first Jesus Rock group was born. The first Wilson McKinley LP, 1970s Live on Stage, was a slapdash effort on all fronts and is generally dismissed by everyone involved (maybe why nobody seems to know the whereabouts of the masters for that one). Chastened by their debut, Wilson McKinley took a more focused approach to Spirit of Elijah: the result was a major leap forward, and a faithful representation of their massive talent; the power of the message and the playing shine through! However, what Wilson McKinley recorded onto the master tape and what made it to a buyers phonograph in 1971 were vastly different things, with inconsistent patches of reverb in the final mix plus other anomalies that a minimally-financed, privately-pressed LP might have. After suffering the indignity of being pirated from the only source material available (a poorly-pressed, poorly-mastered decades-old record), Obscure Oxide and Lion Productions are proud to announce a brand new, 100% legitimate, high-quality vinyl pressing of this classic LP, using exclusive transfers from the original analog reels, with all lacquer cutting and plating done under one roof for the most accurate sound. The bands longtime associate Timothy Smith has written detailed liner notes for a new insert, featuring vintage photos and press clippings. Original jacket artwork and label art are faithfully reproduced." - Lion Productions.

Artist: YAMA AND THE KARMA DUSTERS
Title: Up From The Sewers
Format: CD
Label: Lion Productions
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Super political, rocking, anti-establishment communal band (c. 1970) put together as a result of the Kent State Massacre. As the Euphoria Blimpworks Band, fronted by Howard Berkman from morose garage punksters the Knaves, they played demonstrations and student strikes when they werent opening for blues royalty -- or being the first band to play the yard at Cook County Jail. They were inter-racial, anti-war, Stop the Bomb, free love hippies, the wildest of the wild kids. And this is the quintessential anarcho-hippie record, a surprisingly well-engineered indie effort which came inside home-made silk-screened jackets, with twisted, poetic lyrics (Dylan or Arthur Lee and Love? you decide), and funky, rocking bones -- political, sociological, ecological, reflective and free-love sexy. The Karma Dusters really cook on the up-tempo tracks, sounding at times like a cross between The Blues Project and Dylans band circa 1966, augmented by some dazzling violin. This excellent sounding master-tape reissue has two bonus tracks; it also has two booklets -- one is for the outrageous and explicit Gonzo history of the band and their urban commune; the other is a wrap-around booklet for lyrics, all served up together in a Mylar plastic sleeve. You just know the FBI has a huge file on these punks. But do they have the album?" -Lion Productions.

Artist: ATHLETIC AUTOMATON
Title: 5 Days in Africa
Format: LP
Label: Liquid Death/Hello Pussy
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Athletic Automatons debut full-length is making my palms (and ears) sweat as we speak. Of the bands that have splintered out of the Providence, Rhode Island, implosion that was agro-fuck pukes Arab on Radars demise, Athletic Automaton rules my world the most (no wave psychsters Made in Mexico and ho-hum dance-punks Chinese Stars are the others). Comprised solely of ex-AOR guitarist Stephen Mattos and ex Pellum 1-2-3 drummer Patrick Crump (who like to dress up as basketball jocks in concert), Athletic Automaton rock a sick dynamic that is all about sustain and twisting your mind and expectations past the breaking point. Their riffs and grooves are minimal, the lyrics occasional, and a tension they bend so well a most definitely welcome constant. So even though 5 Days In Africa was recorded back in late 2003 and the copyright date on the hand-assembled package reads 2004, you can rest assured youre not getting some old hat over here (after a bad experience with buzz noisy label XXXXX XXXX, who initially issued this record, the band have taken over the release themselves.) Wax hounds take note - word is this is going to be released on 180 gram vinyl by Liquid Death/Hello Pussy Records in the very near future, which will make it even more ferocious for the dense grooves at play." - Kevin Hainey, SKYSCRAPER.

Artist: CHURCH SHUTTLE
Title: Blight Ride
Format: Cass
Label: LITF
Country: USA
Price: $7.50
Church Shuttle is Chris Durham (Quilt Boy, The Bibs, Roachclip, half of the All Gone label, etc..). Previous releases on Nostilevo, Vitrine, Alien Passengers and All Gone. "Recorded in southeast Detroit 2016. Fostex 4 track. Turntables, tapes, electronics, words."

Artist: CLEAN, THE
Title: Compilation
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Compilation collects many of the greatest tracks by New Zealand legends The Clean, including songs from their first single and first 2 EPs. Very catchy pop with the energy and rawness of the best punk rock combined with a strong psychedelic feel. An amazing collection by one of the best bands of all time!" -Little Axe
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Artist: LYON, NORMA
Title: The Music of Norma Lyon
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"A collection of 16 pieces privately released by Norma Lyon in the late 1960s. All are original compositions for piano and organ. Dark, moody and dramatic, each of these sketches was inspired by a place Ms. Lyon has lived. The tone of the record is set by its fantastic titles, including Flight of the Spirit Geese, Phantom Cathedral of the Sea and Dirge of the Sea Gods. The first side, Dune Sketches, is based on a period when she lived amidst the dunes in southwest Oregon. The second side, Sea Sketches, is drawn from the time she spent living with her twin sister overlooking the ocean in Coos Bay. Limited edition of 500 copies." - Little Axe.

Artist: MAKIRERE, ANNA
Title: Tiare Avatea
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"The lone recordings of teenaged vocalist Anna Makirere of Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Sung in close harmony in Māori Kuki Airan, Tiare Avatea pairs Makireres casual yet masterful vocalizations with virtuoso accompanists. Somewhere between slack-key and flat-picked, the brilliant guitar work is seasoned tastefully with sunburned effects. Translating literally to Afternoon Flower, this radiant collection of originals and traditionals was issued regionally on cassette in 1981. It remains a unique look into Cook Islands sound and style." - Little Axe.

Artist: ONE OF YOU
Title: S/T
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"ONE OF YOU fled the Czech Republic in 1968 right before the Prague Spring. She was filled with hope about her new life in the west, but was shaken by the immense alienation and loneliness of urban life in North America. Her reaction to a new harsh reality was writing these songs, accompanying herself on the synthesizer. She never learned how to compose music developing her own notation and singular style. Side A consists of three self released 7"s from the early 1980s while the B side is a collection of unreleased acoustic demos sung in Czech. Limited 500 pressing." - Little Axe.

Artist: PARIS, TI
Title: Ti Paris et sa Guitare
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"A true masterpiece by one of the legends of Haitian music. The debut album by Haitis favorite troubadour reissued for the first time on vinyl. Beautiful guitar playing with the minimal rhythmic accompaniment of maracas. Haitian blues music at its best. Tip-on cover. Limited edition of 500 copies." - Little Axe.

Artist: SUAREZ, ESTHER
Title: La Bolognesina
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Esther Suarez, also known as La Ocrasina De Oro, is a popular Peruvian Huayno singer. La Bolognesina is one of her earlier albums, featuring reverbed vocals over Andean harps supplemented with light percussion and handclaps. The album was recorded in 1981, with the title referring to her roots near the snow-capped Andean mountains of the Bolognesi province in the Ancash region of Peru. Peru experienced waves of mass rural-to-urban migration in the latter half of the twentieth century due to poverty and political instability, but with it also came an explosion in the popularity of the folkloric Huayno tradition. An urban and modernized studio version of ancient indigenous Quechua folk traditions, Huayno became the soundtrack to the migrants experience of both hardship and homesickness. Esther Suarezs clear and yearning vocals soar over galloping Huayno rhythms, evoking the highlands of her youth with heartbreak, regret and melancholy, while simultaneously looking to a place where there is always a will to live and an invitation to dance. Truly some of the most beautiful music ever." - Little Axe.

Artist: V/A
Title: The Sigh of Silver Strings from Suvannabhumi: The Western Stringed Instruments of Burma
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"During the 1800s, various Western stringed instruments came to Burma by means of traders, explorers, and colonizers. These instruments -- the acoustic slide guitar, mandolin, banjo, violin, and zither -- were quickly and ingeniously adapted to the intricacies of Burmese music. The music draws from Burmas rich vocal tradition, and the centuries-old royal repertoire of the Burmese harp and xylophone. Recorded and produced by Rick Heizman. Limited edition of 500 copies." Includes 8-page black & white booklet with track notes and photos." - Little Axe.

Artist: WAI, SU
Title: Gita Pon Yeik
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Su Wai is a modern virtuoso of the ancient Saung Gauk, a Burmese harp instrument of both royal and religious significance (fashioned to resemble a leaf of the bo tree which the Buddha attained enlightenment beneath) with roots as far back as the 6th century. In this collection of 8 traditional poem-songs, Wai unfurls clusters of melodic lines alongside a cyclical bell chime-pulse to accompany texts drawn from the Mahagita, a collection of 500 court songs not unlike the British Isles Child Ballads. Recorded in masterful fidelity by Burmese ethnomusicologist Rick Heizman (White Elephants and Golden Ducks, Green Tea Leaf Salad) and presented here for the first time on vinyl, Gita Pon Yeik offers a small window into a tragically under-documented royal tradition that sits comfortably next to both ethnomusicological documents and abstract avant-garde folk forms." - Little Axe.

Artist: WIMEANACAS CAMBODIAN BAND
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Holica and Sovann Yoeun were both working musicians in their native Cambodia when they fled the Khmer Rouge in 1975. Settling in Portland, Oregon they formed Wimeanacas Band which translates to Castle In The Sky. This is their second album, originally released on cassette in 1987. An amazing album of Cambodian celebration music, Wimeanacas played weddings, new year parties and community events during their 10 year existence. For this record, the band recorded all original numbers and had grown to a 10 piece ensemble." - Little Axe.

Artist: BIRDS OF MAYA
Title: Celebration
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Though the game mighta changed round em, the three years since Ready to Howl aint diminished Birds of Maya one ounce (or do they measure in...grams?). You can tell right away on Celebration, cuz its just as stupefying to describe as every other moment theyve put down. Why is that? Seems so simple! But ya get near pronouncements like "Free or The Groundhogs as seen in the busted mirror mosaic of Japanese underground psych" and a lil balloon of acid anxiety busts in yer gut. Insufficient. This aint just about shred and dread; this is about sweat and spit and busted bottles. This is about volume--meaning both quantity AND decibels. It takes a lot for many of us to sit still for side-long live tracks, so I suggest you dethrone that ass and break some valuables when the evil busts start rollin out like smoke from Sleeps van; its only natural. And dont fear the "TV Eye" cover, neither, cuz it surely made me forget the last 67 beef-witted versions Id heard. Course, theres so much snarl all over this thing, Im surprised the mic aint slumped in the corner, nursing an ulcer, by the end.  Another fetid feather in Phillys cap. Dressed in hand-painted sleeves, itll make all the records you file it next to cooler via osmotic paint flakes." - - Sebastian Morris-White, Buffet of Loathsome.
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Artist: BIRDS OF MAYA
Title: Celebration
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Shred, dread, sweat, spit and busted bottles from the city of brotherly scuz. "Theres so much snarl all over this thing," marvels Buffet of Loathsome, "Im surprised the mic aint slumped in the corner, nursing an ulcer.... [Insufficient] pronouncements like Free or The Groundhogs as seen in the busted-mirror mosaic of Japanese underground psych [bust] a lil balloon of acid anxiety ... in yer gut." - Little Big Chief. Limited repress.

Artist: FINN, SIMON
Title: Pass The Distance
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"First released in 1970. A British, dark-acid folk classic. Sounding like Tom Rapp on a horror trip, Finn sets out on a nightmarish journey that knows no appeasement. The mania shining through is greatly enhanced by the talent of multi-instumentalist David Toop, who plays several different songs simultaneously, seemingly without relation to the songs the other musicians are playing. Guitars appear in the wrong key, song structure is blissfully ignored. Originally released on Mushroom records. 500 copies, with liner notes by John Olson of Wolf Eyes/American Tapes.”- Little Big Chief.
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Artist: GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS
Title: Borsh
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"4 songs of complete dementia. avant garage to some. 2 shorties and 2 long tracks. edition of 250 with silk screened album art. Steve McCabe from Axemen wrote a few words about their most recent live performance at the Negative Guest List show in Brisbane back in December. "Gir!s Gir!s Gir!s headed up the lineup with a set so ambient the management asked them to tone down the Brian Eno interstitial sounds between sets. Hauntingly beautiful even with volume set on level 1 GGG reflected the moment with the subtlety of an exquisite Monet depicting a fragment of daily life. Cest magnifique, as quietly charming yet nigglingly grating as a young marble giants cd set on infinite loop in the vacant house next door, playing too quietly to call the noise control but loudly enough to irritate if one were to focus on it." -Little Big Chief.



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Artist: HOLLYWOOD AUTOPSY BAND
Title: Hollywood Autopsy
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Even given the vantage point of several decades of openly antagonistic assaults on conservative Punk eardrums, countless poorly-printed fanzines championing all manner of anti-social sound/performance and the Internet more or less rendering nothing, past or present, unbelievable, some records are still hard to wrap ones ugly mug round. Like this one right here, frinstance! What is this strange, unlistenable music and how did it come out of the early Eighties Wisconsin hardcore punk scene? Sure, there are plenty of near contemporary comparisons, regional bands lost to the mists of tyme who imbibed early Fall singles like they were manna (Im lookin your way Art Phag, Easter Monkeys, Y Front), but its really a pretty strange document for the time and place, with allah the prime skiffle n thump of God Bless the Red Crayola-- as interpreted by the 49 Americans were they really, well, American, and adding a supersized dose of Flippers drone/dirge to the pot for good measure. Hideous Plastic Flowers sounds like Blight or the Church Police covering Hasil Adkins. The instrumental Reflective Reformation wasted-ly approximates Country Joes first via the same route Andrew Klimek takes to Van Vilet, and truthfully, these guys would have made much more sense rolling round the CLE (or maybe Akron on a track like Liquid Lunch) gutters than from where they actually sprang, though a catalog # reading Thermidor or Subterranean wouldnt be out of place either. God, that bass tone; what a ridiculous, glorious throbbing wet fart, and finally providing an answer to that eternal question: What if the Fuckin Flyin A-Heads recorded a whole album? The de-railed Seeds cover opening Side B lends some credence to the notion that, as much as Hollywood Autopsy were an art punk concern (and one of considerable menace and aplomb) they also drank from the same trough of nocturnal proto-punk pessimism as Vertical Slit and the like. I dont know how much else I can spew over this thing, I mean every track sounds better than the last, a tasteful and primitive blend of deconstructed rockabilly, battered free psychedelia and generally inimical art provocation that only increases in potency the more its contents sibilate about your paltry brain. Ostensibly a college project of University of Wisconsin Madison students who disbanded after a few shows, zines and cheap recording sessions with a future member of Garbage (!), and would go on to legit academic/art careers and work with such local legends as Killdozer and Tar Babies, one off reunions happen from time to time but no recordings outside of this single, shimmering platter exist. First time reissue of any kind offered up here, and by far the most fiscally sound option, lest youre keen on walking, biking, driving or flying over to Manitowoc, WI to hunt in crusty bins for an OG. And besides, we all know thats not sustainable; do you really think the band that wrote Standing Naked in the Carnival would want such a thing?" --Thomas DeAngelo/ April 2014.
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Artist: MAD NANNA
Title: s/t
Format: 7"
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Little Big Chief is proud to announce the US pressing of Victoria, Australias Mad Nannas first 7" EP! After a criminally small amount of the initial press on the bands own imprint, Alberts Basement, made it to the sovereign shores, we deemed it necessary to get this in the hands of more willing participants! Comparisons to the rockier side of Shadow Ring, or a looser feeling Icky Boyfriends are apt, but this little sucker really has a feel of its own. Amatuerish in all the right ways. Hand numbered edition of 300." - Little Big Chief.

"..the spuzz theys released on this 7" is a dandy. Even in a country w/a scene thats blowin up like the Oz one is, still aint no one what sounds likeem. Imagine if that band, Even As We Speak was struck by lightnin & on account, forgot alls they ever knew. Upon relearnin to play, theys used a cassette recordin of File Under Pops 7" for inspiration which went beyond therapy n became THE GOAL. It also kinda sounds like a Falling Spikes bootleg what had been caked w/mud & laquered onto vinyl. Definitely Lo-Fi, doubtfully hip. No matter, its still a glass whats half full of lifes lemonade thats sweetern a Soave spritzer. Glug, glug, glug." - Roland Woodbe, Siltblog.
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Artist: MELCHIOR, DAN
Title: Curator Culture Death Epoch Music
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
300 pressed. "Dan Melchiors first release of 2013 (I say that with optimism) is bound to confound s much as impress. Haters gwan hate ad infinitum, but even still. The din of annoyance at Dans output by many-a critic is really just the pinched wheezing of prudes, straightenin their periwigs in a last ditch to cover up nervous bald spots. And dont you go joining em; ask me, the good times are just gettin underway.  In the hazy afterburn of The Backward Path, wherein we glimpsed Dan at his most lyrically candid, comes C.C.D.E, where words are half-smothered in the molting earth and linearity is just some other jaunt. Best I can tell, its a backyard wedding of Assemblage Blues and Excerpts & Halfspeeds, with Lard Free and Yuzo Iwata on the brides flank. As you might imagine, the voyage into the sunset of these two involves a roaring mutant chassis and plenty of muddy vistas off the backroads of songform. Is that the Texas outland in the distance? Either way, the geography ahead can only get woolier. But with Dans thoroughly Scotch-taped map at the ready, theres no need to clench yer cheeks. The next turns just up the road a piece, I swear." - Little Big Chief.

Artist: MOUNTAIN CULT
Title: Mountain Cult
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
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Straight out of a cultural dead zone, aka Brooklyn, comes a band that defies all half assed attempts at lifeblood leaking, beer soaked, fuggin rock. Seriously, stumbling upon their self released 7" was a jolt, from a part of the world where shit like this shouldnt exist. Blues influenced punk with the right amount of hazy stumble to it that keeps it all coagulated and alive. Edition of 300 with pro pressed jackets." - Little Big Chief


Artist: PETE AND ROYCE
Title: Suffering Of Tomorrow
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
One time repress of 500 copies. Remastered by members of Pete and Royce and Officially licensed reissue from MusicBazz. "Ah I remember it well: After a slurry of then-common Rubber O Cement Detroit jammers around the end of the 90s= It was post gig time 2am and the crew was slow moving/ smoke headed and the always pleasant Grux (Rusty) was digging thru the (then slender) Zone Hut lp stacks, mumbling under his breath about some kinda displeasure: The hard low tech hard jamming SHYLOCK s/t was spinning wildly away on the deck- and Grux pulls his cardboard google suit away from his mug and grunts "Progressive rock...nothing but...I HATE IT..." Funny coming from a dude who always called me MONGO to be shocked by the stack of INTELLIGENT rock: but not surprising to get some prime SF street dumpster digging GRIME back at my grill from the PHD of Goofery.... It was that moment I realized "YES" - finally some jammage that not even the JAMMERS like...FREEDOM. I mean prog rock is like the almighy REGGAE to some: those you cant fly on the plane are gonna jam up & grind the engines to a hater-hault: ALL DAY. PROG: Its outsider-outsider music but with CHOPS and CONCEPTS. Anyone can sound like BYRDS but fuck find me a unit FAST that sounds like anyone from the Killer Dutch camp of Cargo, Windy Corner, Cliffhanger, Ahora Mazda, or the grim brillance of the entire Xhol Carvan outputs or the stark and ragged downer Gravestone lp. Even the well knowns: The Nice, Finch, Colosseum, any Vertigo Jammers: yes those have "the aura" to alienate & "fantasy-ize" the internal of your brain-existence....- Ever read Edgar Allan Poe WHILE "Forbidden Planet" is stroking your globes and massaging the electrics in your nug jelly on a long night ALONE and then fell asleep only to dream of HUXLEY? Ever wish Jazz was more.....makeup friendly wi/ dragons with a slight flirt of GLAM? Can you be a loner and draw Dragons? Did you spend your high school years with one thumb in "Maximum Rock and Roll and the other in A Crack in the Cosmic Egg"? Then playboy you are PROGRESSIVE, be proud. So what is this odd rugged looking lp here? This platter has been called the "first" private press Greek prog lp from the "late and weird" period of prog where things were getting softer and more "living room" soft-strange (re: Mexican Scene ala Iconoclasta) and nearly all the raw homemade privates were starting to sound like Jeff Libermans (amazing) "Summertime" jam off his phemon "Synergy" rec- so dont have the 1980 year by Pete and Royce fool yeah: This Greek duo with all sorts of elaborate help are throwing down a wicked and tuneful dose of Cantenbury UK Cressida-slowed downed Gracious!- styled "Steel Mill" English UK worship deal that can fit right next to your Spring reboot and NOT be filed in next to your Socrates, Poll or Blue Birds wrecks.... Organ runs the game here: there are slight flashes of the claustrophobic high end synth lurch to bring/jerk you back to the 80s but the majority of the movements are rich lavish Hammond pensive deals that recall DOM "Edge of Time" as much as they lay lazily in the thick Emerson shadow. Great songs here: In classic PROG style there is a short intro to side two then a lengthy broken up long concept track about "Death and Decay" thatll sink your boat FAST into a pool of complex arrangements and gadgetry: all well played and thought out: nothing on DERAM was this whacked out, not the World Of Oz single played on 16rpm can get this Brit-close..Even somehow with what I image to be a small budget this thing does NOT sound like the 3 Grit Basement attack of the almighty YEZDA URFA: Instead its big clean sound with strong emphasis on the song writing and plenty ohooks/ the heralded "interplay" is kept slightly and subtle in the back rendering. The beyond amazing cover art is gonna draw/line you in but the SONGAGE is gonna keep you on a one year + lease with option to lurk for an Original. There are many reasons to own this Pete and Royce jammer: 1) its the first time its on wax and as close you are gonna get to owning a Oktohxos-label deal w/o having a child JUST to sell on the black market for loot grip and OG- 2)its way better than the follow up "Days of Destruction" - 3)you can leave the cover laying around in your hut/zone next to your old school ANTI HERO sk8 decks so anyone over will be magnetized to the area by the raw homemade brilliance and booosh and instant convo igniter happens 4) if you are new to the Progressive school this is a fine entrance point before you hooked on the real raw shit like Cobra & Spectator Records camp/ or god forbid you will take the leap into the almighty Rock Progressivo Italiano..... So anyway you shape it up having "Suffering Of Tomorrow" your greasy mitts you are already gonna started turning SOMEONE off: but the nectar of which you ween from Pete and his homey Royce will far exceed whatever SUFFERING you are under a spell from....." - John Olson

Artist: TRUE SONS OF THUNDER
Title: Stop And Smell Your Face
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Time fer some real talk. Ifn the hirsute squad that pillage the junt in Conan had a band, theyd probably sound more like Psychedelic Warlords than the first Cathedral record, nahmean? Well, the barlichood ablutophobes in this TRUE SONS OF THUNDER act done roared over the hills in bout the same way, layin a strip all round town thick n hot enough to stand out in the most post of apocalypses (i.e. Memphis). Still lampin on that Buy button? Havin a crusty mitt in a clutch of other ill-reputed bands in those parts (MANATEES, OBLIVIANS, SHARP BALLOONS, FOUR JOHNS...) mightcould give you a sense of whats in store here. Or maybe you chipmunked away their Spoonful of Seedy Dudes LP for a fortnight-and-a-half of beer sweat and pant stains but just aint got to it? So ya mean to tell me you dont know they got solos that are to Dave Brock and Ron Asheton what Leigh Stevens was to Hendrix? You dont know about the cold-knuckled clubber behind that there kit? For shame, cuz the bedunged heaviness and aboiement that abound all over their discography are herein stretched out and slowed down juuust enough so they can boogie like motherfuckers when they wanna and maybe affix a lil proto to their punk. Theyve also finally put to vinyl a Duran Duran/Black Oak Arkansas medley they been kickin around for years and boy-howdy! Never did I realize how much both songs sounded like Born to Go. THAT and other crumbs is finna get belched out ya brainz quicker than you can say O-Mound. Gird yer bits all ya like; theyre comin for ya either way." -Sebastian Morris-White, Buffet of Loathesome/Fuck You Counselor.
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Artist: XWAVE
Title: Cities In Flame
Format: LP
Label: Little Big Chief
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Recorded in 2008. some great guitar heaviness this time around. a few ears have compared the sounds to kray cherubs. i think it hits on the vermonster - "spirit of yma" leanings. either descriptions are a great place to start. edition of 250 with silk screened album art." -Little Big Chief.



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Artist: BARRAL, JORGE FLACO
Title: Chau
Format: LP
Label: Little Butterfly
Country: Uruguay
Price: $30.00
"Chau, Flacos lost album, was an urgent idea that, somehow, Hamlet and I put into his tight list of things to do and unresolved emotions stemming from his sudden decision to go to Europe in 1972. We considered that Jorge Flaco Barral, one of the most charismatic and different artists of the emerging movement of rock, blues and related Montevideano of the early seventies, had to leave a personal, personal legacy, beyond his previous collective works with Opus Alfa and Days Of Blues (Dias De Blues). We knew many of his songs were hidden, except couple of them had appeared publicly in few occasions. Most of the songs show very personal subtlety and lyrical sensitivity that the Flaco had already demonstrated with his previous groups. It was about Flaco recording the songs that he wanted to leave the way he considered to be right. In the end, what remained was a unique document of a different and original artist, an unfinished product that lacked time but what is a reflection of the urgencies we all lived in those days." - Esteban Leivas.

Artist: DIAS DEL BLUES
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Little Butterfly
Country: Uruguay
Price: $30.00
"Little Butterfly Records present a reissue of Dias De Blues self-titled album, originally released by Discos De La Planta in 1973. Dias De Blues (Montevideo, Uruguay) was formed in 1972 by Jorge Barral (bass), Daniel Bertolone (guitar), and Jorge Graf (drums). They developed a blues and heavy rock proposal that was characterized by virtuosity of the musicians and blunt rhythmic base, mixed with the unusual strength, energy and aggressiveness. With all these elements they performed extensive improvisations. The lyrics that incorporated a plain, direct and politically incorrect language, were sung by Barral and Bertolone with rage and a clearly Uruguayan diction, though with certain John Mayall-style influence. Disenchantment with established society was part of the bands philosophy. For them, the name of the band, Dias De Blues meant "fucked up days", times of crisis, days of economic and cultural alienation, not just a reference to a musical style. Comes as 140 gram vinyl; Edition of 160." - Little Butterfly.

Artist: MATEO, EDUARDO
Title: Cuerpo y Alma
Format: LP
Label: Little Butterfly
Country: Uruguay
Price: $26.00
“Cuerpo y alma was Eduardo Mateos second record as a soloist, recorded between 1981 and 1984 and originally released by Sondor in 1984. It finds Mateo experimenting with percussion and drawing influence from Hindu music. Eduardo Mateo was one of the most important figures in the history of the Uruguayan music, known for mixing beat, jazz, bossa nova, and candombe. He created the "candombe beat" and was a member of the legendary band El Kinto. This first-ever vinyl reissue of Cuerpo y alma is pressed on 150-gram vinyl and limited to 500 copies.” - Little Butterfly.
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Artist: PSIGLO
Title: Ideación
Format: LP
Label: Little Butterfly
Country: Uruguay
Price: $26.00
“Originally released in Uruguay in 1973 by Clave label and then reissued through the Sondor label in the 80s, this is the debut album by Psiglo, one of the most important and influential bands of South-American progressive rock. Ideación, widely considered a masterpiece of 70s Uruguayan rock, achieved huge sales upon its initial release. This remastered reissue is pressed on 150-gram vinyl and includes an insert with an updated biography by historian Fernando Peláez, author of De las Cuevas al Solís, a history of Uruguayan rock from 1960 to the mid-70s. Edition of 500.” - Little Butterfly.

Artist: PSIGLO
Title: Psiglo II
Format: LP
Label: Little Butterfly
Country: Uruguay
Price: $26.00
"Psiglo II is the second and final LP by legendary Uruguayan progressive rock band Psiglo, recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1974 and originally released in 1982 by the Clave label. The original release excluded the song "Héroe de Papel," which is included here. This remastered reissue of this essential record offers a window into the evolution of 70s Latin American rock. 150-gram LP; edition of 500." - Little Butterfly.

Artist: V/A
Title: Inside The Fantastical Cave
Format: CDR
Label: Little Cakes
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
3 part score to a Little Cakes Gallery (NYC) exhibition featuring Chie Fukao and Leif Ritchey. Includes a track each by Sunburned Hand Of The Man, Sightings and The Arb. Handsewn/silkscreened packaging in a limited edition of just over 100 copies.
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Artist: GOD
Title: Anti-Sex Anti-Wiretapping (Made In Taiwan)
Format: CDR
Label: Little Enjoyer
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Mysterious Portland, OR duo. This here is heavy. Cables coming apart and shit." - Little Enjoyer.

Artist: KELLEY, GREG
Title: I Dont Want To Live Forever
Format: CD
Label: Little Enjoyer
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"As a veteran of the Massachusetts experimental music community and Minister of Fanfares for the Kingdom of Elgaland-Vargaland, Greg Kelley is well known in his capacity as a trumpeter, with consideration to his input into such diverse ensembles as nmperign, The BSC, Heathen Shame, Cold Bleak Heat, and Damon & Naomi. Kelleys interests, however, span all varieties of sound arrangement, and on "I dont want to live forever" he shows his considerable merits as a composer of solo musique concrete. A co-release between Gameboy and the newly formed Little Enjoyer, this is Kelleys third solo release. For this recording he takes as source material recordings from minidisc and microcassette made during a tour with Mike Bullock and edits them into a single 35+ minute composition. The results are unlike anything Kelley has done before: rigorous, methodical tape-collage, in turns pensive and aggressive, brittle and supple. The record becomes a revolving exploration of a set of atmospherics, rigidly set into a rusty frame of tape-hiss, fragments emerging from the dreams of a long convalescence. Kelley openly acknowledges his musical reference points in the liner notes, but those citations serve only to make more unfamiliar what is already strangely shaped. Not one that assimilates easily to categories, its as uneasy as a pederast at a PTA meeting. Crucial stuff." - Little Enjoyer. Mastered by Jason Lescalleet, with liner notes by Oliver Alden and Leif Elggren.

Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Cant Be Bothered To Play
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"improvising as a quartet, The Vitamin B12 rapidly loosen themselves from any notion of music making and indulge in a kind of joyful blundering around. Its like when we stop bothering to play the noise just plays itself. I think it probably plays itself better than we do. The quartet consists of Kulo Murugaiyan, Hassni Malik, Stephen Drennan and myself." - Alasdair Willis. Editon of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Kikis Island
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"The words and world of Eden Ahbez are eschewed by Karin Moris faithful but thoroughly unique recital which subtly questions the exotic fantasies that swirl in Edens pacific island idyll. Karin was born and grew up in Hawaii. Side two, devoted to the words and voice of Xelis de Toro, dismantled and reassembled. The uncertainty of understanding what is spoken, the sounds, the words and the elusive essence of meaning"- Alasdair Willis. Edition of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Laleh Ladan
Format: Double LP
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $22.00
"Perhaps the only double album to be released that contains two sides instead of four. A big enough surprise three years ago when after a ten year gap to follow up the legendary and now unavailable 4LP box debut we actually got the follow up of 2LP Gatefold Set, and then with incredible speed came a seven inch on Raft Recordings, just when you might be shocked into thinking the B12 was threatening to become prolific (a double 10" has been slated for release by Italian label Elica for a couple of years also) the theory is confirmed by this new double album which almost literally turned up out of the blue with no warning or pre-information. A record of two halves, in two versions...the insert gives you track details and input information for Sides One and Two, and indeed there are two versions of this album. The same tracks, but completely reworked. For once this ploy doesnt seem lazy or an unneeded addition, its all part of the process. The music itself is a real breath of fresh air, taking (mainly) saxophone, organ, drums, violin, voice and unidentifiable noises into the sample realm and playing havoc with the integrity of those precious recordings. not a jazz or an improv record, nor electronic or concrete, but they all play their part in the B12s unknown plans. A genuine experimental album from a genuinely independent artist, not following any particular genre or approach. A self-produced item on the B12s Little Gems label, Limited to 300 copies in totality... comes with full colour gatefold and small plastic folder of picture cards." - Little Gems.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Love Is Strange
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"A spluttering Casio SK-5 jostles with corroding saxophone spittle, a cheap plastic melodica vainly duets with a dysfunctional Stratocaster, old pop hits loop and dance around the chirps of an Roland MC-202. Xelis de Toro, Stephen Drennan, Monty Oxymoron, Kulo Murugaiyan, Hassni Malik, David Harkins and myself venture off on another B12 escapade." - Alasdair Willis. Editon of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Lush Life
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"A tribute to the Duke of Ellington, with Monty Oxymoron, Kulo Murugaiyan, Hassni Malik, Frantisek Sic, David Harkins, Beef and me." - Alasdair Willis. Editon of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Murugaiyan And Willis
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Initial ferocity stretches into something more brittle. Electronic noise, mouth, and a cheap Yamaha synth. Just Kulo and me on this one." - Alasdair Willis. Editon of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: Sketchbook And Alvins Sax
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Side one is a scrapbook of sound scribbles, side two, the misuse of an idea by Alvin Lucier." - Alasdair Willis. Editon of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: The Hang Twelve Suite
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Last night I dreamt that I was in some weird 60s surf band, trapped within the tortured mind of Tom Baker" - Alasdair Willis. Editon of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: The Lazy Eight Project - Volume One
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Each player records themselves as they respond to eight tracks I have already constructed. My eight tracks are then removed, leaving the players recordings to interact and produce something new and unexpected. Featuring Xelis de Toro, Ulrich Bohnefeld, Monty Oxymoron, Luke Fowler, Karin Mori, Judi Chrysanthou, Jason Williams, Iain Paxon, Hassni Malik, Douglas Bregger, David Sherry, Damien Dunnington, Blue Pin, Alistair Strachen and Adonis Christodoulou." - Alasdair Willis. Edition of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12
Title: The Lazy Eight Project - Volume Two
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"Each player records themselves as they respond to eight tracks I have already constructed. My eight tracks are then removed, leaving the players recordings to interact and produce something new and unexpected. Featuring Xelis de Toro, Ulrich Bohnefeld, Monty Oxymoron, Luke Fowler, Karin Mori, Judi Chrysanthou, Jason Williams, Iain Paxon, Hassni Malik, Douglas Bregger, David Sherry, Damien Dunnington, Blue Pin, Alistair Strachen and Adonis Christodoulou." - Alasdair Willis. Edition of 99.
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Artist: VITAMIN B12 & DEEPKISS 720
Title: DK720VB12
Format: 10"
Label: Little Gems
Country: UK
Price: $16.00
"DK720 and The Vitamin B12 pool their resources, sending tapes and CDRs back and forth, mixing and re-mixing each others work. This has gone on for several years. I guess should mention that Albert Oehlen, Nomex, Karin Mori, Stephen Drennan and Frantisek Sic all make appearances at various points on this record, though Im not quite sure where." - Alasdair Willis. Edition of 99.
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Artist: FUREKAABEN
Title: Prinsesseværelset
Format: LP
Label: Little Weird
Country: Denmark
Price: $24.00
"Reissue of astonishing 1970 Spectator LP from hippie collective formed around guitarist and singer Hans Vinding. The music is essentially free form acid folk and draws on equal amounts of folk, free jazz and contemporary classical music incorporating cello, asiatic flutes, sanza, zither, gong, cymbal, bells, tabla, guitars, and lots of percussion instruments. The real deal for fans of Wooden Wand & The Vanishing Voice, No Neck Blues Band, Sunburned Hand, the Black Velvet Fuckere collective and Tower Recordings. Manufactured as a limited numbered run of 500." -Little Weird. "1970 hippie folk with male / female vocals from Denmark. Collective improvisations with acoustic guitar, cello, flute, whistles and percussion. Pure counter culture similar to Siloah, Kalacakra and Children Of One. Weird chill-out!" - Freak Emporium. "A real acid-psychedelic jewel in Scandinavian psych scene." - Longhairmusic. Vinyl reissue (CD reish came out a few years ag and seems to be oop) of the first lp by this Danish experimental tribal folk collective - the cover actually features the pre-handpainted version of the LP artwork. Most of the LPs were decorated by the band over black and white printed jackets. Originally released on Danish cult/underground label, Spectator (Moses, Days, Tears, Terje, Jesper og Joachim, Blues Addicts, Green Grass, Blue Son, etc..). Highly recommended!
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Artist: KAHVAS JUTE
Title: Wide Open
Format: LP
Label: Little Wing
Country: Germany
Price: $27.00
"One of the most outstanding Australian LPs of the early 70s...a progressive Cream inspired guitar fire work ? sparkling and deep in feeling." This master tape reissue in elaborate gatefold is of the bands only LP, from 1972." - Little Wing. Members of Tamam Shud.
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Artist: TAYLOR, CECIL
Title: Michigan State University, April 15th 1976
Format: LP
Label: Live On Vinyl
Country: UK
Price: $24.00
"Capturing the groundbreaking Cecil Taylor Units second set at the Power Center, Michigan State University at Ann Arbor, on Thursday April 15th, 1976, this exciting set was recorded for broadcast on WCBN-FMs Jazz Alive program. Featuring Taylor on piano, backed by his long-term sideman Jimmy Lyons (alto sax), David S. Ware (tenor sax), Raphe Malik (trumpet) and Marc Edwards (drums), it offers a fascinating glimpse into Taylors uncompromising vision. The entire WBCN-FM broadcast is presented here, digitally remastered, with background notes and rare images." - Live On Vinyl.

Artist: V/A
Title: Im A Cult Hero
Format: Double LP
Label: Living Legend
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
Comp falsely claiming to be a reissue from West Germany in 1989. Obscure tracks from Ministry, the Damned, the Sound, Nightmares in Wax, Sex Beat, My Bloody Valentine, Death In June, Cetu Javu, Hard Corps, Snowy Red, John Bender, and Marc & the Mambas. One LP is on 180 gram black vinyl, the other on blue vinyl. Limited to 500 copies.

Artist: BARKLEYS BARNYARD CRITTERS
Title: Mystery Tail
Format: DVD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"This animation tells the animated tale of Barkley and that dogs life with his band the Barnyard Critters. Barkley is a rocker and goes through the usual tribulations of band life, quits the band and goes on a drunken voyage of discovery into a sea of confusion. While away the evil record label (IM Fang) finds a devilishly constructed replacement. Watch as Barkley combs his way back to the battle of the bands and lays it all on the line. Animation on the this release is hand drawn in parts, uses 3-D animation in others, and features live action characters in exciting sequences reminiscent of the Banana Splits. This will appeal to fans of the Cartoon Network, Spongebob, and the like."  - Load.
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Artist: BLACK PUS
Title: Primordial
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"BLACK PUS is BRIAN CHIPPENDALE (LIGHTNING BOLT) and on this, their fifth full-length, a lot of the looped drum pop that has been percolating in this projects gene pool is drawn so much closer to the surface. Insanely long saccharine loops are pushed, pulled, screwed and tattooed all over your face. With this ammo, an enduring record of stone-etched brute pop is forged. Comrade, now is the time, take up the fight, strap this pack on and blast off into the land where Space Shuttles no longer tread." - Load.

Artist: BRAINBOMBS
Title: Singles Compilation
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"The Brainbombs use a horn, scraping guitars & the mindset of a mentally impaired killer to bring some dark damage to the putrid remains of the corpse of rock music. When the band started, they were much more in line with the European industrial scene of the time. Though they use the tools of the rock trade, Brainbombs instead breath from the fart-helmet of minimal repetitious overload. To this a drugged out horn floats in the mix. The collection of songs on this release documents the bands first seven years of exceedingly hard to come by singles plus bonus tracks." - Load.
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Artist: BRAINBOMBS
Title: Urge to Kill
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Swedens Brainbombs have been carpet bombing eardrums since the mid-80s with their sadist aktions, so Load Records is proud to roll out the brown carpet for the vinyl reissue of their 1999 classic. Be warned, sensitive listener, that this record traffics in some adult subject matter: driving around in your car, being tired, picking up hitchhikers & killing them with hammers & screwdrivers. If this bothers you I am sure there is more pleasant music out there, but for the rest of us, there is Brainbombs." - Load.
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Artist: CLOCKCLEANER
Title: Auf Wiedersehen
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"A lasting gravestone release from Philadelphias CLOCKCLEANER packs in more drama than your mama with enough bad attitude to make the food court cry. Since 2007s release of Babylon Rules, CLOCKCLEANER have toured the trailer park areas of the United States as well as conquering the scorched earth of Australia. During this time the band recorded this 4-song EP length record that sharpens their midnight howl in a direction only hinted at in previous releases. The band now operates in a deathly throb that beats like the dying heart of a lonely man. JOHN SHARKEYs voice lays the gloom on like a cyanide capsule hitting a vat of acid with you strapped into the chair for the ultimate death ride." - Load

Artist: COUGHS
Title: Secret Passage
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"Coughs are a clamouring six piece wrecking crew with two drummers, a sax/keyboardist, a bass player, a guitarist, bass player and an unhinged lead singer. This motley crue comes at you with a hotwired milkshake of punked-out Red Bull rock. Easily putting on the most memorable live shows of the 2000s, lead singer Anya Davidson is a frothing wraith of unquestionable furious intent. Backed by a double drummer band using discarded 55 gallon oil barrels, Coughs brings the tribal whoomp to a blurry sandwich of fuzzed out organ/sax riffery and guitar slice. This is the new ROCK, be here at GROUND ZERO! Their previous record on Load Records Fright Makes Right, raised the bar on new panic-stricken punk stylings, and this record moves the limbo stick to impossible heights with its hi-fi/no-fi recording making it so hard for you to fight the feeling." - Load.

Artist: DAILY LIFE
Title: Necessary & Pathetic
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Daily Life are a two piece from Providence, RI & have emerged with a sugar glazed classic of monstrous icy proportions. Necessary & Pathetic sketches out a sputtering romantic vision replete with horny armies emerging from the darkness set to a lush trash strewn landscape equipped with sputtering drumbot rhythms & croon power set to 10 to ensure moist thongs. This is not a lo-fidelity stab at synth-pop but a fully formed set of songs executed with maximum vision. Limited to 500 copies." -Load
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Artist: DAILY LIFE
Title: Necessary & Pathetic
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Daily Life are a two piece from Providence, RI & have emerged with a sugar glazed classic of monstrous icy proportions. Necessary & Pathetic sketches out a sputtering romantic vision replete with horny armies emerging from the darkness set to a lush trash strewn landscape equipped with sputtering drumbot rhythms & croon power set to 10 to ensure moist thongs. This is not a lo-fidelity stab at synth-pop but a fully formed set of songs executed with maximum vision." -Load

Artist: DEAD AIR
Title: Dead Air
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: US
Price: $17.00
"Vinyl only release. Dead Air is essential hard rock for creepy people in the food court. The trio brings to mind pill poppers and school skippers like the U-Men or the Cherubs in attack with an additional double helix sniff. Six tracks straight from the main vein of a grease clogged heart." - Load

Artist: DISKAHOLICS
Title: Live In Japan: Vol. 1
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Documenting a 2002 sojourn to Japan that featured some slathering improv between Jim ORourke (synth, noise), Mats Gustafsson (sax, noise), and Thurston Moore (guitar, noise)." - Load.

Artist: EXCEPTER
Title: Throne
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Like a group groped Helen Keller all too drugged out to protest, the New York City based EXCEPTER weaves a dangerous course through the orange cones of cortex caressing sound. Drawing from boom-box emitters as disparate as CHROME, COMUS, and that weird-ass Indian techno music you heard eating that Somoza. Frequently lumped in with bands in their zip code like GANG GANG DANCE, SIGHTINGS, and ANIMAL COLLECTIVE and the NO NECK BLUES BAND, they are actually much more of a confrontational question mark. Lots of floor crawling stage exclamations make the band more slippery than a greased watermelon. With a lineup jamming out unclear instrumention but perhaps including detritus of Casios, battery needin samplers, six string part catalogs and occasional percussion, they manage to craft a deeply and creepily eerie sound that includes sounds from all over the radio dial. One could easily relax to this record and have ones heart forget to stop beating. Two of the songs on the record, "Jrone (Two)" and "Jrone (Three)" are on the "KA" record, but in extremely mutilated formats due to reworkings to the point that they lie naked and throbbing like a gum wrapper in Gitmo Base." - Load.

Artist: FAT WORM OF ERROR
Title: Pregnant Babies Pregnant with Pregnant Babies
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Iron Valleys bedazzled bunch spring forth with a stunner of a record that drones, moans, chortles and squeaks in completely unexpected ways. Beefheart-soaked and strangulated guitar tactics, double mutter drumming, and bass all collide in uncharted territory with hysterical vocal yelps to make this record advance to the head of the class in your record pile.Think of this band in the unlikely company of the real R n R Hall of Famers like Half Japanese, Thinking Fellers Local 182, and Arab On Radar. Load Records is insisting you listen to this record as it features instrumental diversity with horns, synths, basses, guitars, and all manners of percussion. The songs on this record are not all storm and flash as there are moments of quiet beauty, like a candy bar found in a pair of pants not worn for months. A truly refreshing listen, its got spasm and moan." - Load. CD also available.
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Artist: FNU RONNIES
Title: Saddle Up
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"FNU Ronnies have been burning the long one on this platter, emerging with a masterpiece of sealed plastic heavy on heady froth. For those that demand rock fury it is here in buckets. The sound on this LP is a murky tunnel of punked out alien sounds with dirty sounds & ideas last talked about at NASA around the time of the last faked moon landing. So if future sounds are where you lay your jammy pack, this LP is gonna be playing where you park. Comes in intense gatefold jacket." -Load.

Artist: FUNGUS BRAINS
Title: Ron Pistos Real World
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Vinyl only release limited to 650. Essential reissue of the 1983 classic by Melbourne, Australias Fungus Brains. While it does feature a horn and unbridled guitar heaviosity from a very young Mick Turner (Dirty Three, Venom P. Stinger, Sick Things, Cat Power), it also sounds current with other AU records of the time from bands like the Birthday Party. This record received recognition in both Forced Exposure & Touch & Go zines at the time. Only approach if you like rock music & hallucinatory free range sounds." - Load.

Artist: HARRY PUSSY
Title: Youll Never Play This Town Again
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Scattered, smothered, covered, chunked, topped, diced and peppered American free rock from a Clinton-era three piece. This Miami trio left rug burn on modern music in the 90s. Here a deluxe remastering of their out of print releases with a swank digipak filled with sweaty photos & heart-racing energy sounds. Complies the long out of print self released tour 12-inch, the Cherry Smash live 10-inch, Live at Salon Zwerge 12-inch, Pelt & Frosty spilt 7-inches and the De Stilj 7-inches." -Load
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Artist: HOMOSTUPIDS
Title: The Load
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Clevelands HOMSTUPIDs new record is a tunnel ride through a reverb soaked youth hall that spreads confusion like manure in the spring soil. Fast, noisy, garage rock. A buffet of great taste and unparalleled ear fakery. Dont worry, its skull music so you can rest your nappy dome assured. Limited run of 500 CDs. No Export to the UK." -Load

Artist: HOSPITALS, THE
Title: Ive Visited The Island Of Jocks And Jazz
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"San Franciscos The Hospitals have arrived with their second record guaranteed to confuse the garage rock crowd something powerful. The records got plenty of their smothered, covered and muffled sounds of the last record, but with an extra helping of what the fuck. At the same time, its got hooks as big as an oil well fire burning bright. On their most recent 12", The Hospitals go do some covers and this may give you an idea of what to expect: Harry Pussy, the Homosexuals, the Kinks, and Royal Trux. The Hospitals are a two piece with drums and guitar... vocals ping pong in all manners like a drug holiday weekend."
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Artist: HUMANBEAST
Title: Venus Ejaculates Into The Banquet
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Providence duo, HUMANBEAST present twelve expertly assembled songs spanning some definite NC017/XXX topics, flourished by dark electronic pop classicism with crunch beats and squealing synth cackles. Heels are pointy and the legging is sheer, so prove it in the inter zone set up in the woofer thrust of Humanbeast." -Load.

Artist: IMPRACTICAL COCKPIT
Title: To Be Treated
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Diaspora tribesmen from the swamp stricken parishes of New Orleans laid this doubly effective soul stroke to tape before the waters rose. The sounds they get burrow to the heart of the matter with reverb tanked slo-mo and urban howl forming a durable disc of genuine interactive musicality. A keeper and a grower. This is the bands umpteenth record and they really stretch out on this record and unfurl. You can hear their patented brand of lethargo Flipper-isms as if from a tunnel down. Also coming through is some noontime yodeling the Kirkwoods perfected on Meat Puppets II, slowed to a chug. Definitely on their own musical plane to be reckoned with." - Load. CD also available.

Artist: KITES
Title: Hallucination Guillotine / Final Worship
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"One-man organic sturm and scowl, while 2006s Peace Trials was a blend of campfire-informed Wilheim Reich downer crunch and burn, this new release journeys into deeper tunnels of solid frozen anthracite. While definitely part of the contemporary American noise scene, KITES (CHRIS FORGUES) blends percussive chug and homemade sine wave generation into a dynamic somewhere in between early 80s electro schoolyard loiterers Throbbing Gristle and Sheffields Cabaret Voltaire. Where Peace Trials took the song form to an almost confusing and happy place, songs on the new record feature a colder tone. Gone are the stringed instruments of the last record, replaced with more home constructed oscillation batteries. Disembodied voices ping-pong from speaker to speaker, dry percussive chatter fills the headphone foam and you are prisoner in a room you can never leave." - Load

Artist: KITES
Title: Peace Trials
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Rewired neural strum and groam from the one man operation known as Kites. One minute EZ sounds pump from your jambox, the next a squaretone boxes you upside the head. Very much in the tradition of new school noize croppers such as Wolf Eyes and Die Yellow Swans, but turbolaced with a mutant virus of melody and folkery. Yes, acoustica based acid melt. Features a (beautiful)collaboration with Erin Rosenthal from Udog. Kites has played with the cream of todays new sounds krewz including Wolf Eyes, Double Leopards, Hair Police and many others and is considered a master on his own homemade equipment." - Load.
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Artist: KITES
Title: Royal Paint With Metallic Gardener from the United States
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Hyper real poundings for the short bus from this one man electrical system operator. Simple songs taken to the edge of the cliff. Really simple songs, a virtual Casey Kasem Top Ten within one CD buried deep within a blanket. Kites has toured the netherworld of the Middle West of the United States of America and put out a shingle that few can deny. It may look like a man fighting a machine, but the battle is for your mind. Shows with Neon Hunk, Mindflayer and the Hair Police have resulted in unsupervised surgery and caused at least three (3) Amber Alerts. Join now for chewy choogle." - Load

Artist: KITES/PRURIENT
Title: Load Split Series #4
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Another jammed-elevator mismatch between two of Providence, RIs hottest pedal jackers and circuit board melters. Kites has a record on Load already and this side of the split evokes a crunchy square toned melodic flair with organic almost organ-fueled Disneyland melodies. These are the rockers. Prurient is another Providence-based sound artist doing low toned rumble jammed up against cassette culture screech. Live shows are a blur of power and volume. Yes the cream of the noise crop. This record is a bit more subdued in all out attack and more drenched in total murk-o-phonic atmosphere. Percussive chug and downer vibes." - Load.
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Artist: LIGHTNING BOLT
Title: Earthly Delights
Format: Double LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"After scrapping two entire full lengths, LIGHTNING BOLT is finally ready to unleash new music to the masses. Taking the lessons of extreme metal, blood-brother marrying them to expansive and explosive song form and applying it to Olympic training methods, Earthly Delights uses electric stimulus to shock smile technology to worldwide domes. This is what 2,000 years of evolution and the invention of electric instrumentation introduced into the tank of hook force can do to you. This record has the sound of a ten piece band with a much tighter pay scale, matched with the sonics of military cartoons. Swank artwork by BRIAN CHIPPENDALE." -Load.
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Artist: LIGHTNING BOLT
Title: First Record
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"This is a CD re-release of the LP-only release from 1997. Added to this CD are bonus tracks that were first available on a cassette companion to the 1997. The LP was had silk-screened covers and was available in an edition of 750 copies. Since 1997 quite a bit has happened with Lightning Bolt. Theyve received lots of press in publications like AP, the Wire, Index, and lots of others. Load Records is proud to present this first release in a new format from this shape-shifting, form-destroying, ear-crunching unit. Although their live shows have been marked by jet blasts of delicate sound shapes, this release shows sees the band playing with long sticky pieces of sonic taffy. It was recorded in the bands Fort Thunder space, this CD shows them using delicate tools to kill very large creatures. This record is long and elaborate in its power but has some surprising delicate moments. The record also pulse with hyper-humanoid percussion matched with bowel loosening bass doing infinite hammer-ons to the gods." - Load.

Artist: LIGHTNING BOLT
Title: Oblivion Hunter
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Since forming in 1994, Lightning Bolt has taken a zig-zag path to recording, playing and touring. Following in this pattern is Oblivion Hunter, a collection of the bands epic recording sessions over the last few years. From the get-go the sound is amped-up and free: bass sounds jump out of the speaker cones that conjure up ears in alien propulsion systems, nights in faraway wind tunnels, and brutal beatings at Gitmo. Drums and assorted FX pop in and out with the resolve of a finger quivering over the A-bomb button, drunk on power. This LP is one of the few necessary things in your grim stretch of existence, played by a band with 20 years of total conviction to the destruction of your ear drums." - Load.
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Artist: LIGHTNING BOLT
Title: Wonderful Rainbow
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
"The much anticipated follow-up to 2001s album Ride the Skies, Wonderful Rainbow pulls out all the stops. Recorded loud and proud over a year, this record grabs your throat with 8 songs of bass so nasty it seers human flesh on contact and drums so mighty they liquefy brain cells on impact. Yes, reference two-piece/crazy/heavy rock bands like RUINS, SLAYER and (Soul Discharge-era) BOREDOMS, but youll come up a few cents short on every pound of this two-ton heifer. LIGHTNING BOLT fill rooms all over this land, and this record is gonna fill the bill for those wanting extreme and heavy rock music taken to the top of the mountain. This is also useful for late-nite dance parties." -Load.
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Artist: METALUX & JOHN WIESE
Title: Exoteric
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"A cold and chopped journey awaits you in this collaboration between electronic duo Metalux and sound levitator, John Wiese. Vocals are chopped and oscillation wave forms move themselves into long sheets of ribbon thin taffy with confusing intent. The middle ground in this collaboration has a coldwave appeal that clicks with fans of throbbing rhythmic noise like Wolf Eyes and Forcefield. This record is not noise however, more a full blown Kevorkian cocktail of reverberated malaise. The seven unnamed tracks flow one into the next with a rebounded tape smack that does not forget foot bounce, while keeping the main dome fully occupied with variable speed vox fukkk and equipment groan. This one is for the heads and takes notions of either artist to places where neither artist is safe going. This is for late nights and early mornings." - Load.

Artist: MOUTHUS
Title: Saw a Halo
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Brooklyn-based duo BRIAN SULLIVAN and NATE NELSON have crafted a considerable body of work since forming in 2002. Of the many records on labels they have released over the years: Ecstatic Peace, Psych-o-Path, Important, Troubleman, Music Fellowship, this record comes as their first studio record. Recorded in nude fidelity at Rare Book Room by SAMARA LUBELSKI, this recording realizes the furious skin pound and crackling amp burn the duo is so capable of, and adds an organic clarity. MOUTHUS are very much in the school of NY bands like Excepter and Sightings that merge hard and sometimes velvety psych sounds with a pioneering spirit of experimentation. Mouthus do not forget the rock and in fact melt flatware into silvery puddles. Over the course of two segmented suites, the band journeys deep into the no-mans land between the kick drum and guitar amplifier and returns with the golden teeth of the dead. Nate Nelson records with many other bands, among them RELIGIOUS KNIVES and AFTERNOON PENIS. Brian Sullivan records with other bands such as ESKIMO KING and WHITE ROCK." - Load.
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Artist: MOUTHUS
Title: Saw a Halo
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Brooklyn-based duo BRIAN SULLIVAN and NATE NELSON have crafted a considerable body of work since forming in 2002. Of the many records on labels they have released over the years: Ecstatic Peace, Psych-o-Path, Important, Troubleman, Music Fellowship, this record comes as their first studio record. Recorded in nude fidelity at Rare Book Room by SAMARA LUBELSKI, this recording realizes the furious skin pound and crackling amp burn the duo is so capable of, and adds an organic clarity. MOUTHUS are very much in the school of NY bands like Excepter and Sightings that merge hard and sometimes velvety psych sounds with a pioneering spirit of experimentation. Mouthus do not forget the rock and in fact melt flatware into silvery puddles. Over the course of two segmented suites, the band journeys deep into the no-mans land between the kick drum and guitar amplifier and returns with the golden teeth of the dead. Nate Nelson records with many other bands, among them RELIGIOUS KNIVES and AFTERNOON PENIS. Brian Sullivan records with other bands such as ESKIMO KING and WHITE ROCK." - Load.

Artist: NAUTICAL ALMANAC
Title: Rooting for the Microbes
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.50
"From the sooty corridors of the rusted out skeleton of Baltimore, Nautical Almanac has taken the urban crack of electronic halftime entertainment and dragged it squarely into the times of horse and buggies. As the band clearly states no electricity or computers were used in the music making process. The sounds generated are from machines specifically built for the recording process or from real lab experience. Custom equipment made of weird alloys of plastic, leather, wire, and rubber. Longtime collaborators Carly Ptak and Twig Harper worked on this record along with 10 other guests from wall-to-wall of this saggy country: Forcefield, Paperrad and Costes associates were all involved. Nautical Almanac has records on Hanson and is an integral forefather of much of the MidWest noise scene. The band has many other releases on its own label Heresee. Wanna understand the throb of shirtless noise boys and girls in Michigan? Climb onto this crisco-coated locomotive and get the real deal of steel. Answers not included and sound not found." - Load.
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Artist: OVO
Title: Miastenia
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"Milan, Italys Ovo are a two piece using guitar/violin/cellos and drums that dump a toxic sludge with an unmistakable butterscotch scent. This sludge is in line with contemporaneous doom salesmen such as Boris and the Melvins, with the addition of vox stylings that take this record to a new place entirely." - Load.
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Artist: OVO
Title: Miastenia
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"Milan, Italys Ovo are a two piece using guitar/violin/cellos and drums that dump a toxic sludge with an unmistakable butterscotch scent. This sludge is in line with contemporaneous doom salesmen such as Boris and the Melvins, with the addition of vox stylings that take this record to a new place entirely. The sounds coming from Stehania Pedrettis mouth as she sings go from lullaby sweet to terrifyingly raw in short intervals. Instrumentation on this platter is diverse, with guitars, bass, drums being added to the mix as well as music store stand-bys like harmonica, piano, and cello. This is not your mothers doom record. The group consists of a husband and wife duo (Stefania Pedretti and Bruno Dorella)."  - Load.

Artist: PRURIENT
Title: Pleasure Ground
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"As the dust settles and your tinnitus roars back to life, you wonder about Prurient. Last ear blast on Load, Black Vase went for the jugular from the git go with sporadic percussion and piercing square toned filthy noise. Just the thing for a rough day during a U.S.-sponsored war. This time out, Pleasure Ground oozes with a new shade of grey from the crayon set. A new dark waved sensibility takes hold. The seconds after a corpse appears on a riverbank, and the what the fuck am I gonna do slips from your lips, the Valhalla horn of Prurient trumpets! This takes the difference between a noise record and symphonic doom and splits the difference. Brutality has a new form as it mows down school cafeterias full of trench-coated losers to a headphone soundtrack of deadly church organ/orgasm." - Load.

Artist: RUSTED SHUT
Title: Dead
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Houstons RUSTED SHUT has been at it in one form or another since 1986 at least. This record is the work of a band determined to work out some difficult shit, so bear witness. Dead is not for the faint of heart or those with weak kidneys. DON WALSH spins a negative vortex of such power that clothing, food wrappers and other loose items are easily sucked into its encompassing downer orbit. The music backing this maelstrom references hard rock superheroes with no sense of fidelity: The tinittus of Lemmy Kilmeister and the cochlea pain of GG Allin." - Load.

Artist: SEX CHURCH
Title: Growing Over
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"The attitude may be sickly & the guitars may bleed, but this double guitar troop furrow known as Sex Church, with FX of truly claustrophobic origin seek the shiny skin inside your ear. Up until now they have left some 7 inches & an LP, but their pale limo arrives to the door & goes right on in. This record really arrives & tells a heavy tale, so please sprinkle some lighter fluid on your skin & hop into the fire." -Load.

Artist: SEX CHURCH
Title: Growing Over
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Vinyl limited to 600 copies. Way more addictive than Oxycontin. Way more." -Load.

Artist: SHIT AND SHINE
Title: Kuss Mich, Meine Liebe
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Eight sprawling sonic puddles of Gibbys spittoon soaked puddle juice emerge from the hot flaps of Englands SHIT AND SHINE. Combing a dense percussive chug and a megaphoned fart helmet the band emerges with a sound closest to the neck ache of powerful metallic headbang and the distorted totality of cheap speaker decay. The band has been known to employ up to 16 separate drummers and 12 feet of vertical bass amplification, so they are no strangers to erecting long standing brown waves of sound, an onslaught of bass boomed rock totality." - Load.

Artist: SIGHTINGS
Title: Absolutes
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"Eight songs that take apart rock music atom by atom so that you are left with a skeleton of sound. Sightings still use the tools of the trade -- guitar, bass and drums -- to take both rock and roll out of rock n roll. Reference weirdo deconstructo outfits like Einsturzende Neubauten, (mid-period) Black Dice, and Mainliner. This is the sound between the guitar strings, inside the bass amp, and within a drum stick. Yes, the truth. If punk rock used to mean fucking shit up and doing it your own way, this record erects a mile high middle finger facing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame." - Load.
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Artist: SIGHTINGS
Title: Arrived in Gold
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Never before has a band managed to erase themselves. New York Citys Sightings have risen to the challenge of negation with this what the fuck of a record that rolls the twenty sided dice to dematerialize any trace of guitar, bass and drums into proton dust floating microns on top of the speaker cone. Minimal, yes. Previous records have gone from favorites at magazines as chocolate and peanut butter as the Wire and Terrorizer. Past records have been steaming knee burn befuddled by German technoid impulse and Yoko-damaged Beatles-busting intensity. A new icy coolness is added to the steaming soup this time allowing the sounds of mouth breathing to open up the record into a drug-fueled nightclub beast humping a bass bin as the sun rises." - Load.
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Artist: SIGHTINGS
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.00
"Total fried out rock from these NYC dirt merchants. Completely over-the-top trebled out production, with weekend pass outpatient rantings. Guitar, bass and drums - standard rock tools, but used to a decidedly more sinister effect. Fans of Mainliner and the Oblivians will understand, no-fi is the new Rufinol." - Load.
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Artist: SIGHTINGS
Title: Through the Panama
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Bass, drum and guitars meshed together with a synthetic future think tanks. Literally the sound of human progress darkened with a profound fidelity so loud the dark matter of the universe quivers in a deadly orgasm. This is the bands sixth album and takes the notch so much higher than previous efforts in terms of songwriting and production. With Andrew W.K. as a producer, some of the caustic curtains that swathed past albums have been parted to reveal a coldly pulsing artificial heart. And the beat of this heart sounds off in an alien tongue of bass and drums. Guitars descend like unforgiving sheets of napalm from the skyline. Songs pop out of this miasma that tick off icy coolness with piano and vocal stylings. Indeed, hot and cool. To accentuate the difference this album has versus previous Sightings records, a Scott Walker cover is included. This is a rock album, but a rock for times coming, a sound of future days. Break the chains from the days of past, listen to Sightings and evolve." -Load.
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Artist: SKOAL KODIAK
Title: Kryptonym Bodliak
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"While Minneapolis band Skoal Kodiak has a prestigious lineage (Quad Muth, The Cows & Seawhores), theyve already released a 12" a few years back, & this record ups the ante large. Echoes of the hard funk jut up against Mars Rover squelch to create something totally timeless & new but also borne of a future so toxic that there is no escaping. I dare you to listen & not be immediately summoned to movement. Buy one, buy several, you are now a foot soldier with a flesh uniform, go out and preach the word of Skoal Kodiak from a tall structure loudly." -Load.

Artist: SWORD HEAVEN
Title: Entrance
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"SWORD HEAVEN is a Columbus duo using sheet metal, electronics, horn, drums and treated vocals to bring a supercluster of black clouds into your zone. While there is an undeniable black tone of metallic grime hanging over the proceedings, this music will appeal to those wanting something absolute in their lives. Four tracks for fans of Sunn O))), Deicide, Swans and Godflesh." -Load.

Artist: SWORD HEAVEN
Title: Gone
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Columbus, OH two-piece horror sound unit, Sword Heaven clock in with a sweaty waterboarded masterpice of claustrophobic proportions. Fun house mirrors and stretched out faces yell from behind flaming curtains while a neanderthal cave bat clubs your dome over and over and over. These are the sounds -- the kids are not all right and that is all right." - Load.

Artist: TINSEL TEETH
Title: Trash As The Trophy
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Their brand of wiry songsmithery is sure to embarrass those with weak kidneys and delicate sensibilities, but, for the rest of us, this will provide some proof that life is not quite over, and there are others looking to spoil the cultural soup. Adult topics for times of missing children. Milk cartons featuring pictures of missing middle fingers." -Load

Artist: V/A
Title: Fun From None: Live From The No Fun Fest 2004 & 2005
Format: DVD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.50
"A document of the 2004 and 2005 No Fun Fests held in Brooklyn, New York featuring the cream of the underground crop. You get live footage from sweat-soaked song stranglers TO LIVE AND SHAVE IN LA, KIM GORDON & THE SWEET RIDE, WOLF EYES, HAIR POLICE, DOUBLE LEOPARDS, NAUTICAL ALMANAC, SIXTEEN BITCH PILEUP, BORBETOMAGUS, MAGIC MARKERS, PRURIENT, LEE RANALDO + ROGER MILLER & WILLIAM HOOKER, and more." - Load.

Artist: VAMPIRE CANT
Title: Key Cutter
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"This 2005 recording collaboration of Vampire Belt, the long running Western Massachusetts duo of Chris Corsano (frequent YOD associate and collaborator with Jandek, John Olson, and Paul Flaherty) and Bill Nace (X.0.4.). Vampire Belt specializes in all over the kit percussion on deeply audio effected guitar histrionics. Cant is Jessica Rylans long standing vocal/electronic project. Her sound is self described as friendly, intimate and creepy like anonymous postcards sent to you by a rain soaked prisoner. And I am in no mood to argue... its got moments of beautiful song and scary blurt. The collaboration sound, you ask? Very much the collision of these two entities: the soundz of Rylans homemade electronics butting up against Naces splayed guitar, all the while punctuated by the free jizz drum rambo of Corsano. The record has several burners, and plenty of moments of parking lot moan and search. Really, a record like this has not come out since ESP-Disk released that last awful Godz record. FACT!" - Load.

Artist: WHITE LOAD
Title: Waynes World III b/w Godfather IV
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Limited edition of 500 only vinyl only release chocked with 25 tracks of rock music with no excuses, sounding like a locomotive of stale beer with paint chips under the nails coming straight for your E-Z chair. You are knocked clear across the room with some ringing in your ears. In year head rebounds a pelvic grunt with flavors of dirty rock superheroes like Dwarves & The Oblivians, & your blood pumps hard." -Load.

Artist: WHORE PAINT
Title: Swallow My Bones
Format: LP
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Vinyl only release. Throwing off some fierce attitude, this three piece hit the ground running wherein wiry blank wave guitars pin down primal drum thud, aggressive howls and velvety croons. They dont hide their politics (they do have a feminist manifesto), though wed be remiss if we didnt inform you that their hearts flow with 100% molten rock, evoking such luminaries as the Jesus Lizard, Teenage Jesus & The Jerks, and The Wipers. Whore Paint brings the truth with rock fury, you have been waiting for this." - Load

Artist: WIZARDZZ
Title: Hidden City of Taurmond
Format: CD
Label: Load
Country: USA
Price: $13.50
"While for many this is going to be a side project of Brian Gibson, this dashboard messiah of a record is a creeping keeper. Rich Porter (he of Bug Sized Mind), adds some melody muscle to stuff some tissue into the training bra of this submarine racer. Nothing like Lightning Bolt, this is more a Tangerine soaked, dream pillow padded melodica that Kraftwerks its way into your main vein. Looking for reference points? Think Zombi, Yellow Magic Orchestra and John Carpenters Escape From NY soundtrack, .i.e smooth as butter creep scapes. Wizardzz has been accused of sporting a prog rock groove, so stuff this in your stockings you 06 version hacky sackers." -Load

Artist: GEODESIUM
Title: Double Eclipse
Format: LP
Label: Loch Ness
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
Sealed original copies of this 1981 release. “The ever diligent P-Rex diggers have unearthed yet another batch of original stock LPs of minimal synthesizer compostitions. We were able to obtain the first two albums by the one and only Geodesium directly from the groups in-house label Loch Ness Productions. Get the full scoop from the label here:

"Double Eclipse, the second Geodesium album, was produced in 1981. NASA used some of the selections during its TV coverage of the Voyager Encounters at Saturn and Uranus. It consists of nine electronically-realized musical compositions. Of the five original works, one is a clever bouncy tune featuring two electronic "dancers" and a synthesizer rock drummer. Two space-music-style pieces musically explore the inter-galactic reaches. Another work is a driving and intense rocker, and one is the worlds first electronic-disco-bluegrass combination — a real toe-tapper! There are four transcriptions: J. S. Bach and Johannes Pachelbel for the classical music enthusiast, and two contemporary works by Wilke Renwick and W. Francis McBeth."

If you dig the Bil Vermette "Katha Visions" LP we re-issued in 2013 or Neil deGrasse Tysons reimagining of the Cosmos series and hypnotic, meditative synthesizer space music then hop to it gang cuz these Geodesium records were made to be played at planetariums! How much more specific can you get? You want space music? Of course you do, so grab these pulsing platters of cosmic sonics immediately! These will not stick around for long so act fast! OUTTA THIS WORLD RECOMMENDED.” - Permanent.

Artist: AXOLOTL
Title: Of Bonds in General
Format: CDR
Label: Loci
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"Limited (200 copies) cdr pre-issue of the forthcoming Catsup Plate LP, Of Bonds in General is Karl Bauers first proper album as Axolotl in 3 years. 3 tracks, 31 minutes. LP/Download version this summer." -Loci

Artist: AXOLOTL & WEYES BLOOD
Title: Sciamacy
Format: CDR
Label: Loci
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"First collaboration between Axolotl and Weyes Bluhd recorded in Philadelphia, June 2007."
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Artist: SUNSET PARK SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Title: s/t
Format: CDR
Label: Loci
Country: USA
Price: $9.00
"Recorded in 2000 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in a my apartment which was around the corner from an actual Sunset Park School of Music and directly above the apartment of Michael Gira of Swans, these recordings feature members of Axolotl, Mouthus, Black Dice, a microphone once inserted inside GG Allin, pots, pans, pot, mushrooms, pills, and youthful vigor and represent a crucial early chapter in the musical development of most involved." - Loci. Includes Karl Bauer, Eric Copeland, Nate Nelson, Nick Bohn, Patricia Andreau, and Brian Henderson.

Artist: SEMPER, JONTY
Title: The 1 Minute Silence From The Funeral Of Diana, Princess of Wales
Format: 7"
Label: Locus +/Charrm
Country: UK
Price: $8.50
"This is the first part of a 2-part project by British artist Jonty Semper. The 1 minute silence from the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales was recorded in Hyde Park by Jonty Semper on 6 September 1997 as the live BBC television broadcast of the ceremony was shown on a big screen in the park. All around the world people similarly observed the ritual unfold, a communal gathering unprecedented in contemporary times: levelling divisions,uniting through grief and contemplation, loaded with specific current social and political meanings. The single places the contemporary public silence observed during the mourning of Dianas death in context with the second part of the project, Kenotaphion, produced as a result of researching, locating and anthologising all the existing archive recordings of the two minute silences from the Armistice Day or Remembrance Sunday ceremonies at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London."
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Artist: HAYWARD, CHARLES
Title: Live In Japan Volume One: Escape From Europe
Format: CD
Label: Locus Solus
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"A trilogy of live CDs, only released in Japan by Locus Solus. Volume One is a mostly solo affair from the legendary drummer and This Heat founder, Charles Hayward (drums, voice, tapes, melodica). Makoto Nomura (piano, melodica) and Akira Toyonaga (guitar) guest on one track. Recorded April, 1996." - FE. "Solo performance in his unique style. He sings, plays drums, operates two or three cassette players by means of an MTR, and a tape machine with foot switches, all at the same time." - Locus Solus.

Artist: HAYWARD, CHARLES
Title: Live In Japan Volume Three: Near + Far
Format: CD
Label: Locus Solus
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"Tracks 1-4 are from his solo performances, songs that werent able to be released on Escape From Europe. Tracks 5-7 are new songs composed in the studio by remixing and overdubbing sessions with Tatsuya Yoshida, Yoshihide Otomo, Kazuhisa Uchihashi. Track 8 features Hayward singing with a melodica, recorded in a temple garden by Tatsuya Yoshida." - Locus Solus. Recorded April, 1996.

Artist: HAYWARD, CHARLES
Title: Live In Japan Volume Two: Double Agent(s)
Format: CD
Label: Locus Solus
Country: Japan
Price: $20.00
"Very exciting live improvisations with Tatsuya Yoshida (drums & voice), Yoshihide Otomo (turntables, CD player & sampler), Keiji Haino (guitar & voice), and Peter Brotzmann (tenor saxophone & clarinets)." - Locus Solus. Recorded April, 1996.

Artist: AKIYAMA, TETUZI
Title: Pre-Existence
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Tetuzi Akiyama is frequently associated with the insurgent improvising community in Tokyo generated around guitarist Taku Sugimoto but to be sure his sound owes as much to a unique strain of country blues engulfed in negative space. His loosely strewn playing skirts the usual clichés of the guitar in both the free improv and trad folk scenes. Pre-Existence is a puzzling and often achingly beautiful slurred guitar meditation. Sit back & let your ears bear witness to a Zen blues of the most elemental, meditative form. This disc marks Akiyamas solo contribution to Locusts celebrated Wooden Guitar series." - Locust.

Artist: AMEN DUNES
Title: Dia
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"A lot of crazy shit can happen to a man when he goes solitary in a ramshackle Catskill Mountain home for an extended stretch of time -- especially for a city kind of guy. But if Amen Duness 12 tracker Dia is one possible outcome of the guy alone-in-a-cabin- story, then a little tape saturated brain frying is something we should all live comfortably with because this is a batch of seriously raw & inspired loner psych grit that owes a debt to the DIY soundz of the George Brigmans of the world. That was 2006. These days the lone wolf behind Amen Dunes -- Damon McMahon -- calls a small two room apartment overlooking the Temple of Earth in North-Central Beijing home, where he watches old men fly kites and sing opera every morning. Who knows whatll come out of that." -Locust
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Artist: ANGELBLOOD
Title: Mambo Mange
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Mambo Mange is the eponymous 4th & final album by a fine NY ensemble who unfortunately imploded at the peak of their game. Originally fronted by twin femme vocalists Lizzi Bougatsos (Gang Gang Dance) & celebrated visual artist Rita Ackermann, for what would be the bands final foray, the duo enlisted Anders Nilsson (Aorta), Matt Heyner (NNCK), Dave Nuss (NNCK) & Brian DeGraw (Gang Gang Dance, Cranium). Ackermanns Yoko Ono-inspired freak-outs, feline growls & orgasmic yodels and Bougatsos breathy wordless space panting over Matt the Count Heyners seriously beefy power chords, Nilssons sinewy solos, DeGraws bass thump & Nuss propulsive drumming made for the most thoroughly realized vision of Angelbloods art + metal sound. Angelblood played decidedly out of bounds & ahead of the curve. It was a risky proposition to begin with (who can get by playing heavy metal in Chelsea art galleries?) but goddamn if this isnt great music." - Locust.

Artist: APOTHECARY HYMNS
Title: Trowel And Era
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
⿿Apothecary Hymns is the operational alias of Alex Stimmel, who also plays in the Brooklyn rock group, Lonehawk. Mr. Stimmel pulls off classic Syd Barrett moves the way most people pull off socks; combining acoustic and electric guitars to create a folk rock readymade with loner and acid proclivities. Beat that with a stick!⿝ ~Byron Coley, the Wire.

Artist: AU
Title: Recycling
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Part of the Location Sound Series devoted to city sounds and reactions, were happy to present the first stateside release by the psychedelic electronic duo, AU. Based in Holland, multimedia artists Jan Borchers and Paul Klaui, naturally bring us into the soundworld of the Haag by doing what most everybody there does -- they ride their bikes. The twist in the spoke is that AU recorded their tour through the city and captured everything from the squeaky sound of old bicycle seats to a sudden intrusion on a street parade. The result is a fun panoramic earshot of the pace of the citys life. AUs musical response is a subdued yet loose piece incorporating elements of the field recording, analogue electronics and reverberating guitars that recall the efforts of German Krautrock bands like Cluster or a mellowed out Faust." - Locust

Artist: BEGUSHKIN
Title: Kings Curse
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Limited edition 180 gram vinyl LP version. Recorded live to tape in two days, after a sleep deprived month of Beefheart style creative lockdown, Begushkin -- Dan Smiths 8-headed hydra -- lay to rest the twilight folk of 2007s Nightly Things and re-emerge with the wicked and strange hard rock gypsy shake of Kings Curse. Smith yells and carries on like a man possessed with tales of the damnation of a robber king and the band plays it ultra tight and ultra heavy. Kings Curse is higher-tier creep-rock." -Locust

Artist: BEN-ISRAEL, DANNY
Title: The Kathmandu Sessions
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"To a small circle of psychedelic music fans, the re-discovery of native Israeli, Danny Ben- Israels sole, privately released album, Chantarish 3, a few years ago was nothing short of a revelation. Despite having been sung in his native Hebrew, there was no getting away from the blissfully fuzzed out guitars and a voice that belted out resistant words like some mad cantorial singer. Now, after 35 years, Danny Ben Israels much talked about Katmandu Sessions produced for a Western audience and recorded in Tel Aviv and Austria between globetrotting stints around Europe finally sees the light of day. The seven tracks that make up the Kathmandu Sessions are nothing short if not completely over the top -- both of its time and prophetic. Every tune is delivered with that rare combination of wisdom and wonder, sung in a joyous English that brings together Tim Buckleys melancholic operatics with the lunatic vocal escapades of Mick Farren making this easily one of the true revelations for the 21st century." - Locust.
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Artist: BISHOP, SIR RICHARD
Title: God Damn Religion
Format: DVD/CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Official DVD release of Sir Richard Bishops cracked movie God Damn Religion. First edition comes with a bonus audio CD of the quasi soundtrack Elektronika Demonika, originally issued by Locust as a vinyl-only escapade in 2006. For centuries, man has used organized religion to control the hearts and minds (not to mention the pocketbooks) of the ignorant masses. Well, Richard Bishop has decided he would like a piece of the action. This film is a diabolical experiment in hypnotic mind control - a phantasmagoric presentation of demonic and divine imagery, meticulously assembled and designed to put the viewer into an altered state of darkened awareness. Includes original music from Elektronika Demonika, as well as unreleased material. If you ever wanted to go to hell and back, this film will get you halfway there. Some viewers may find the imagery used in this film to be disturbing, but thats the idea. Contains some strong sexual content (as all true religion should). Not for the weak-minded, faint of heart, or those suffering from occasional seizures." DVD is NTSC format, probably region free."- Locust

Artist: BISHOP, SIR RICHARD
Title: Improvika
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"By trade Sir Richard Bishop is a dealer of rare occult books and fine paper ephemera. For many in the musical cosmos, he has occasion to travel the smoke filled carnie circuit as 1/3 of the Sun City Girls medicine show. But in the twilight hours of a shadow world sensed only by few, Bishop is a dazzling unaccompanied guitarist. On Improvika , Bishop rides a very tall horse through a surrealists cowboy set thats 1 part bruit Peckinpah muscularity & 2 parts illuminated Jodorowskian symbolism. A very strange place, indeed. Armed only with a single steel string wooden guitar, bare-knuckled Bishop fends off the horrors & dangers of the night with ease as he spits out glorious white robed arabesques, django inspired gypsy arcs, & latin terracotta flourishes like so many spinning tumbleweeds in a one horse town that is his alone. Improvika is Sir Richards follow up to his part on Locusts celebrated Wooden Guitar collection and second full length release after his debut on John Faheys Revenant label." - Locust.

Artist: BISHOP, SIR RICHARD
Title: Improvika
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"By trade Sir Richard Bishop is a dealer of rare occult books and fine paper ephemera. For many in the musical cosmos, he has occasion to travel the smoke filled carnie circuit as 1/3 of the Sun City Girls medicine show. But in the twilight hours of a shadow world sensed only by few, Bishop is a dazzling unaccompanied guitarist. On Improvika, Bishop rides a very tall horse through a surrealists cowboy set thats 1 part bruit Peckinpah muscularity & 2 parts illuminated Jodorowskian symbolism. A very strange place, indeed. Armed only with a single steel string wooden guitar, bare-knuckled Bishop fends off the horrors & dangers of the night with ease as he spits out glorious white robed arabesques, django inspired gypsy arcs, & latin terracotta flourishes like so many spinning tumbleweeds in a one horse town that is his alone. Improvika is Sir Richards follow up to his part on Locusts celebrated Wooden Guitar collection and second full length release after his debut on John Faheys Revenant label." - Locust

Artist: BISHOP, SIR RICHARD
Title: While My Guitar Violently Bleeds
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"This is an essential document by one of Americas most original and inventive unaccompanied guitarists working today. While My Guitar Violently Bleeds is a splendid three piece gem in which the good sir branches out & nods to points West, East & otherworldly with the classic spaghetti western-tinged, spidery fretwork of Zurvan, to the Fushitsusha style psych decay & feedback drench of Smashana to the brilliant 25+ minute raga epic Mahavidya." - Locust. 2009 repress, now on black vinyl.
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Artist: BOLOTIN, JAY
Title: Jay Bolotin
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"180 gram vinyl featuring new liner notes and lyrics inserts. Described by Kris Kristofferson as one of the three best songwriters in the country, Kentucky native Jay Bolotins songs have been championed by the likes of Merle Haggard and Porter Wagoner, among many others. Yet Jays eponymous debut -- released on the major subsidiary Commonwealth United label -- had the halflife of a mayfly when it went into circulation in 1970 and today it remains as phantasmic as the prairie ghosts that have long populated his native Kentucky. However hasty or uncertain the release of the album may have been some 40 years ago, one thing is certain: in a darkened room in New York City at the end of a Kentucky childhood, a 20 year old Jay Bolotin cut a singularly enchanted album of unhurried, low key loner ballads with the confidence and honesty of a seasoned journeyman. Jay Bolotin is an unqualified singer songwriter gem that will appeal to fans of Leonard Cohen, Townes Van Zandt & Alex Chilton. Features Kenny Lyon on Bass & Mark Taber on piano & harpsichord - both veterans of the Providence, Rhode Island scene, The Fugs Bobby Mason on percussion and David Mowry on guitar. Remastered & reissued for the first time since its elusive release." -Locust

Artist: BOLOTIN, JAY
Title: S/T
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Described by Kris Kristofferson as one of the three best songwriters in the country, Kentucky native Jay Bolotins songs have been championed by the likes of Merle Haggard and Porter Wagoner, among many others. Yet Jays eponymous debut -- released on the major subsidiary Commonwealth United label -- had the halflife of a mayfly when it went into circulation in 1970 and today it remains as phantasmic as the prairie ghosts that have long populated his native Kentucky. However hasty or uncertain the release of the album may have been some 40 years ago, one thing is certain: in a darkened room in New York City at the end of a Kentucky childhood, a 20 year old Jay Bolotin cut a singularly enchanted album of unhurried, low key loner ballads with the confidence and honesty of a seasoned journeyman. Jay Bolotin is an unqualified singer songwriter gem that will appeal to fans of Leonard Cohen, Townes Van Zandt & Alex Chilton. Features Kenny Lyon on Bass & Mark Taber on piano & harpsichord - both veterans of the Providence, Rhode Island scene, The Fugs Bobby Mason on percussion and David Mowry on guitar. CD packaged in a trifold digipak with previously unpublished photos. Remastered & reissued for the first time since its elusive release." -Locust

Artist: BORN HELLER
Title: Born Heller
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
Josephine Foster: (harp, mandolin, guitar); Jason Ajemian: (stand up bass). Born Heller are the earthen folk duo of Josephine Foster (Childrens Hour) & Jason Ajemian and one of the better kept secrets to emerge out of Chicagos clandestine campfires and music dens. Their sound captures an Appalachian- transatlantic folk tradition so effortlessly that if it didnt already exist, they would have had to invent it themselves. Fosters spine tingling vocal delivery has been rightly compared to the likes of British folk legend and current hipster fave, Shirley Collins. On their debut, that voice is finally given full justice by the spare rhythmic arrangements of Ajemian on strings. Recorded by Paul Oldham in Louisville Kentucky." - Locust

Artist: BROTZMANN TENTET (+2), PETER/THE COME SUNDAY ENSEMBLE
Title: Two Lightboxes
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
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Artist: COACH FINGERS
Title: No Flies On Frank
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Coach Fingers is serious about having fun and with the debut long player No Flies on Frank, no one is spared from the plentiful good vibes Frank has to offer. Packed with more hooks than a ship crowded with one armed pirates, No Flies on Frank is a meaty affair of giddy but bearded late 60s/early 70s outlaw boogie rock & roll prominently featuring three members of the New York free noise whatsit collective The No Neck Blues Band - Coach Jason Meagher, Dave Nuss & Dave Shuford - along with Meaghers brother Sean on keys and - future guitar god worshippers take note - the Coachs secret weapon, master shredder George Devoe. So come on, friends, its time to join the Fingers friends & family in the Beaujolais Revolution; take a sip from a glass full of Ronnie Lanes boozy rock, the charming laissez-faire balladry of Kevin Ayers (circa Joy of a Toy & Whatevershebringswesing) & a whole lot of crazy fun." - Locust

Artist: COACH FINGERS
Title: No Flies On Frank
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Now on limited DMM 180 gram vinyl! Coach Fingers is serious about having fun and with the debut long player No Flies On Frank, no one is spared from the plentiful good vibes Frank has to offer. Packed with more hooks than a ship crowded with one-armed pirates, No Flies On Frank is a meaty affair of giddy but bearded late 60s/early 70s outlaw boogie rock & roll prominently featuring three members of the New York free noise whatsit collective The No Neck Blues Band - Coach Jason Meagher, Dave Nuss & Dave Shuford - along with Meaghers brother Sean on keys and - future guitar god worshippers take note - the Coachs secret weapon, master shredder George Devoe. So come on, friends, its time to join the Fingers friends & family in the Beaujolais Revolution; take a sip from a glass full of Ronnie Lanes boozy rock, the charming laissez-faire balladry of Kevin Ayers (circa Joy of a Toy & Whatevershebringswesing) & a whole lot of crazy fun." - Locust.

Artist: CYANN AND BEN
Title: Happy Like an Autumn Tree
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"French quartet Cyann & Ben create a dark and worrying universe tinted with melancholic beauty. Their debut album, Spring, was a hazy calliope ode. Happy Like An Autumn Tree continues to traverse the seasons with a captivating album thats as rich and beguiling as the falls harvest, bearing the short-lived fruits between the summers sweat and the winters crisp chill. Happy Like An Autumn Tree is a hypnotizing, oneiric collection of epic rock for our favorite season." - Locust

Artist: CYANN AND BEN
Title: Spring
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"The Parisian quartet, Cyann & Ben, recorded their extraordinary debut, Spring, in an isolated country house in 2002. The pastoral retreat made a perfect backdrop for Cyanns delicate, breathy female vocals and the bands organic, analogue sound. The result is a dense and lovely and often intense musical landscape that owes its sound in equal measure to epic catharsis of groups like Sigur Ros, the folk flavors of Robert Wyatt & the Canterbury folk-rock scene as it does to the exceptionally concentrated psych soundscapes of early 70s Pink Floyd." - Locust

Artist: DELAURENTI, CHRIS
Title: The Night I Met Maria C.
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Locusts fifth installment of their adventurous Met Life series of city field recordings and responses brings us a tongue firmly in cheek offering from the rapid cut up techniques of Seattles Chris Delaurenti. Simply put, its a little exercise on waste and getting wasted. This field recording documents the removal of waste at a transfer station in Seattle and the response rides the pun to its excessive extreme as DeLaurenti quickly becomes a participant in the flailing and drunken fanfare at a party, raising the ever important question What on earth are we all doing! No doubt, its this style, edgy humor and raw guerrilla techniques that make DeLaurenti a sort of Fellini of the audio underworld." - Locust

Artist: DOCKSTADER, TOD
Title: 8 Electronic Pieces
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
Reissue of a 1961 Folkways electronic music album. "Tod Dockstader assembled this terrifically unique and fresh collection of synthetic analog sound for release back in 1961. Dormant and nearly forgotten for some 40 years, Locust brings this gem back into print for another go around you wont want to miss out on. Dockstader has been characterized by many as a true antecedent to the techno and ambient electro scenes popularized by the likes of Aphex Twin, a visionary figure who the Washington Post has called One of the Giants in his Field. This brand new re-edition features original notes, newly remastered sound and new liner notes by Jason Ankeny with present-day reflections by Dockstader himself." - Locust
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Artist: DORNER AND FRED LONBERG-HOLM, AXEL
Title: Object 1
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"The Object series is Locust Musics shot at documenting worldwide currents in creative improvisation and composition but as you may expect by now, were doing it with a twist. For each release in this ongoing series, weve worked with the musicians to arrive at audio-visual ties between sounds and objects that may indicate a visual tie to the music. In this case, a bowling ball and a brillo pad grace the cover. Object 1 teams together trumpeter Axel Dorner, an internationally celebrated German instrumentalist of prodigious technique and deep sensitivity, with one of the hardest working musicians and organizers in Chicago, Cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm (The Brotzmann Tentet, The Lightbox Orchestra). Together they produce a series of 5 remarkable pieces that brew and percolate into a deeply tactical tableau of raw yet calculated /creative sound." - Locust

Artist: ENKIDU
Title: Live In Kyoto
Format: 2LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
"Enkidu is the mythical Japanese psychedelic noise project of legendary performers Chie Mukai (Taj Mahal Travelers, Che-SHIZU, East Bionic Symphonia, Dadnur), Eric Cordier & Seichi Yamamoto (the Boredoms, Omoide Hatoba, Rashinban, Ontoko). Over four bruised side-long cuts, Live in Kyoto faithfully captures the intensity of one particularly eviscerating evening of ritualized self expression at Kyotos Tanq space in 2004. This is liminal ecstatic drone, clatter & relentless sound bursts with a rough-around-the-edges vibe that maintains a loose kinetic debt to everything from La Monte Young & the Theater of Eternal Music to Keiji Haino, AMM & Fushitsusha. Hand-numbered edition of 525, 2 X 180 gram vinyl housed in a black silkscreened bottom-folded heavy jacket. Chie Mukai (kokyu, electronics, voice, percussion & dance) Seiichi Yamamoto (guitar & electronics & percussions) Eric Cordier (hurdy-gurdy & electronics)." -Locust.

Artist: ESPERS
Title: Espers
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Espers are a boy/girl/girl trio from Philly featuring singer/songwriter Greg Weeks, Meg Baird and Brooke Sietinsons who combine the elemental sound of acid-folk with the baroque arrangements of late 60s chamber rock. Fully versed in the sumptuous vernacular of drug music, the cradle of Appalachian song, and the succinct truths of the three-minute pop ballad, their full length debut is an irresistible collection of sweet and subtle songs essential for fans of Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Jackson C. Franck, Bread, Love & Dreams and Bert Jansch. Espers are the sound of the New Weird America the way it should be heard -- with the ease, infectious grace and absolute beauty of an ever expansive trio bound for ever greater pastures." - Locust.
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Artist: ESPERS
Title: The Weed Tree
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"When discussions were first taking place for a teaser album before Espers next proper studio full length, it didnt take any of us long to agree on the timeliness of an album of cover songs. Over the last few years while out on the road supporting their self titled debut, audiences were floored by renditions of traditionals like the bittersweet Black is the Color or the intergalactic take on master traveler Michael Hurleys Blue Mountain. An album of covers & traditionals was a perfect plan. Simple, no big deal. Selections were made: Hurley, Nico, Durutti Column, Blue Oyster Cult, trad cuts inspired by Bert Jansch & the Famous Jug Band & a new original called Dead King -- a single dispatch from the future -- would fill out the album.  We could call The Weed Tree yet another exemplary example of acid folk, baroque psych or sunshine pop with a sinister edge but none of this brings us any closer to giving meaning to a mess of unexplainable tears -- the result of the old happy/sad life humdrum that, by now, is a personal blueprint for an album gifted with the arch beauty of the Weed Tree . So, The Weed Tree is an album between the stations but, as transitions go, this is just further proof that Espers are at the nadir of what makes music meaningful & meaning matter in music today." - Locust.
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Artist: ESTRIBOU & JEAN-PAUL PICKENS, GENE
Title: Intensifications
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"By no means household names, both Jean Paul-Pickens & Gene Estribou levitated around the Bay Area scene and each made a subtle mark along the way: Pickens was one of San Franciscos legendary Diggers and a knockout banjoist with poet David Meltzers folk rock outfit Serpent Power. Gene Estribou famously recorded the Grateful Deads second studio sessions & released their first 45 single in 1965. Footnotes? Sure. But that should only make the discovery of this lost gem all the more tantalizing. Cut in the mid-1960s, Intensifications is an obscure and illuminating slice of Marin county raga folk, a taste of latter day deltadelica thats a must for fans of the acid folk sound old and new. Together, Estribou and Pickens each cut a side of brilliant, meandering unaccompanied instrumentals: Estribou on acoustic guitar and Pickens on banjo. This single document has only ripened with age and should make it clear to anyone who ventures to give it a listen that both Estribou & Pickens deserve their place in the inner sanctum of charismatic acoustic guitar legends. Originally released on Henry Jacobs MEA label." - Locust

Artist: FAZZINI, TOM
Title: Neck To Neck
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"The record was made with the backdrop of recovery - a new place to live and a chance at renewal - quite on the edge, lots of anger and the absurdity of life all swirling around. Remember believing at the time that I would probably have a short life, so that desperation fed into the album. First and last chance to maybe say something on record. It took several months to record and each session was a short burst. Towards the end of the recording a welcome sense of levity crept in, spurred on by the ludicrous Casio pre-sets. That felt good, given the whole Industrial scene, in the broad sense, was a bit earnest and po-faced. The album title came to me from being familiar with a bar called the swan with two necks. I imagined Lyn and myself as two separate swans, damaged, their necks entwined and in my mind that poetically offset the industrial harshness within the grooves. - Tom Fazzini. Neck To Neck is a head scratching slab of warped primitive synth punk cut by a young Tom Fazzini in exile from a madness inducing tenure as a London postal carrier at Paul Dillons Complex studios. Originally released in 1984 on Gordon A. Hopes short lived A-mission label (which also counted releases by Asmus Tietchens & O Yuki Conjugate), Tom Fazzinis combination of minimal synth and brutalist /absurdist industrial songs had more in line with the broader discomforts of the early 80s international tape network, Family Fodder, LAFMS, Flying Lizards and Ralph records than the agit pop that dominated the Leeds music scene at the time. Once an outsider, always an outsider. Features new liner notes by Tom Fazzini & previously unpublished photos. Remastered and pressed up on 180 gram virgin vinyl. One time edition of 500." -Locust

Artist: FINE, MILO/PAUL METZGER/DAVU SERU
Title: Medusas Lair
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Filleted over two sides of wax, here we have a rare meet up of three of the brightest lights in the twin cities musical orbit. On March 21, 2009, Paul Metzger - best known for his transcendental gypsy raga guitar and banjo meditations - jumped in the ring with percussionist Davu Seru and veteran multi-instrumentalist Milo Fine for an evening of uncompromising spontaneous composition. Medusas Lair is stunning, inscrutably wily, living music. One time edition of 300 LPs pressed on 180 gram virgin vinyl. Milo Fine: Drum Set (Bowed Cymbals), B Flat Clarinet, Prepared Piano Remains, Voice; Paul Metzger: Modified Guitar; Davu Seru: Drum Set." -Locust

Artist: FLYNT & NOVABILLY, HENRY
Title: NovaBilly
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Taste the magic! NovaBilly is another edible audible from Henry Flynts dusty lower Manhattan bunker and it stands as one of the fullest, most beauteous document of Flynts tenure with a full working rock band to date. For less than one calendar year between 1974 and 1975, Henry Flynts hard driving, heavy jamming agit country rock band, NovaBilly embraced bareknuckled deep fried groove attacks, bearded hippie jam band workouts & a monstrous melange of blues, boogie and free jazz squeal into a musical soufflé that could only have come together with Flynt cooking up what was proven to be, time and again, an impossible vision within the confines of the SOHO art orbit of the 70s. After a couple performances at Anthology Film Archives and studio sessions in Richmond, Virginia and Manhattan, the band postered SOHO in a last ditch effort to get some traction with the hipsters that read, Party on down to the Kitchen. Stoned country music for rock country. The gig, like all the others before it, was poorly attended. NovaBilly played what would be their last live gig at the Kitchen on June 27, 1975. NovaBilly covers a damned fine and important moment in Henry Flynts musical career. If the Insurrections laid the foundation for his anti-war primitive garage rock sound, the emergence, nearly a decade later, of NovaBilly is the realization of Henrys own vision of obtuse personal politics (I was a creep), provocative left-wing posturing (check their version of the world communist anthem The International!) and a gleefully recombinant spin on southern music. 13 cuts and 60 minutes of old glory!" - Locust.
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Artist: FLYNT & NOVABILLY, HENRY
Title: NovaBilly
Format: Double LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"Double LP version, deluxe gatefold packaging. "Taste the magic! NovaBilly is another edible audible from Henry Flynts dusty lower Manhattan bunker and it stands as one of the fullest, most beauteous document of Flynts tenure with a full working rock band to date. For less than one calendar year between 1974 and 1975, Henry Flynts hard driving, heavy jamming agit country rock band, NovaBilly embraced bareknuckled deep fried groove attacks, bearded hippie jam band workouts & a monstrous melange of blues, boogie and free jazz squeal into a musical soufflé that could only have come together with Flynt cooking up what was proven to be, time and again, an impossible vision within the confines of the SOHO art orbit of the 70s. After a couple performances at Anthology Film Archives and studio sessions in Richmond, Virginia and Manhattan, the band postered SOHO in a last ditch effort to get some traction with the hipsters that read, Party on down to the Kitchen. Stoned country music for rock country. The gig, like all the others before it, was poorly attended. NovaBilly played what would be their last live gig at the Kitchen on June 27, 1975. NovaBilly covers a damned fine and important moment in Henry Flynts musical career. If the Insurrections laid the foundation for his anti-war primitive garage rock sound, the emergence, nearly a decade later, of NovaBilly is the realization of Henrys own vision of obtuse personal politics (I was a creep), provocative leftwing posturing (check their version of the world Communist anthem, The International!) and a gleefully recombinant spin on southern music. Thirteen cuts and 60 minutes of old glory!" - Locust.
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Artist: FLYNT & THE INSURRECTIONS, HENRY
Title: I Dont Wanna
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Our man Flynt shatters the categories once again with this surprise collection of his short lived basement rock protest band, The Insurrections, from 1966. Let there be no doubt in anyones mind: Flynts version of protest music isnt your cultural-commissar school of folk posturing. Its agro and Flynt is an unhinged showman on helium induced vox and the electric guitar (his teacher was none other than Lou Reed). Imagine a mix of Sky Saxon (of Seeds fame) with a dash of Roky Erickson thrown in on vocals, a little bit of the Cramps scary monster dramatics thrown in for good measure & the swamp chugalug laziness of vintage Pussy Galore and you get an idea what Flynt was up to at this phase in his non-career. Features legendary sculptor Walter De Maria on drums, confirming our hidden suspicion that in every great artist theres a desire to rock & beneath every fine gallery, there is a basement. Photos by George Maciunas." - Locust. Highly Recommended!
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Artist: FLYNT & THE INSURRECTIONS, HENRY
Title: I Dont Wanna
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Our man Flynt shatters the categories once again with this surprise collection of his short lived basement rock protest band, The Insurrections, from 1966. Let there be no doubt in anyones mind: Flynts version of protest music isnt your cultural-commissar school of folk posturing. Its agro and Flynt is an unhinged showman on helium induced vox and the electric guitar (his teacher was none other than Lou Reed). Imagine a mix of Sky Saxon (of Seeds fame) with a dash of Roky Erickson thrown in on vocals, a little bit of the Cramps scary monster dramatics thrown in for good measure & the swamp chugalug laziness of vintage Pussy Galore and you get an idea what Flynt was up to at this phase in his non-career. Features legendary sculptor Walter De Maria on drums, confirming our hidden suspicion that in every great artist theres a desire to rock & beneath every fine gallery, there is a basement. Photos by George Maciunas." - Locust
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Back Porch Hillbilly Blues Volume 1
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"180 gram vinyl. Like a hidden relic from the far side of the Harry Smith catalog, these early 1960s recordings are a splendid collection of high lonesome hillbilly fiddle and ukulele instrumentals that are surely Henry Flynts most articulated statements to date of his honest-to-god, true-to-life affinity and love for that dry earth choogaloo upper mountain lower boogaloo foot stomping folk music. Standouts include the acid fried 13th Floor Elevators-ish Sky Turned Red and the 15-plus minute lazy zen epic hum and strum album closer, Blue Sky, Highway and Tyme. No doubt, this is Appalachian bruit driving music bar none." -Locust
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Back Porch Hillbilly Blues Volume 2
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Here we find ourselves hot on the skidmarks of Henrys brawl with sonic self invention documented on last summers splendid Raga Electric with two complementary volumes emerging from the same physical time but a very different head space continuum indeed. On BPHB Volume 2, avant-hillbilly master fiddler Henry Flynt scuffles through a most peculiar set of electrified and acoustic bumpkin fiddle howls and screeches circa early to mid 1960s. From the enviable opening echo rock, in which Flynt does his best to compete with the electro-echo buzz of a Jorgen Ingmann or Link Wray to the beauteous instrumental glow of the extended modal country jam of Jamboree, Flynt proves once again that his is not a music simply rooted in the taut belt of New York isms, schisms and jisms. This is music that howls from a unique voice whose love for the folk songbook (known and imagined) is as resonant as a cowbell and as deep as a freshwater well." - Locust

Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Back Porch Hillbilly Blues Volume 2
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"180 gram vinyl. Here we find ourselves hot on the skidmarks of Henrys brawl with sonic self invention documented on last summers splendid Raga Electric with two complementary volumes emerging from the same physical time but a very different head space continuum indeed. On BPHB Volume 2, avant-hillbilly master fiddler Henry Flynt scuffles through a most peculiar set of electrified and acoustic bumpkin fiddle howls and screeches circa early to mid 1960s. From the enviable opening echo rock, in which Flynt does his best to compete with the electroecho buzz of a Jorgen Ingmann or Link Wray to the beauteous instrumental glow of the extended modal country jam of Jamboree, Flynt proves once again that his is not a music simply rooted in the taut belt of New York-isms, schisms and jisms. This is music that howls from a unique voice whose love for the folk songbook (known and imagined) is as resonant as a cowbell and as deep as a freshwater well." -Locust
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Back Porch Hillbilly Blues, Vol. 1
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Like a hidden relic from the far side of the Harry Smith catalog, these early 1960s recordings are a splendid collection of High lonesome hillbilly fiddle and ukulele instrumentals that are surely Henry Flynts most articulated statements to date of his honest to god, true to life affinity and love for that dry earth choogaloo upper mountain lower boogaloo foot stomping folk music. Standouts include the acid fried 13th Floor Elevators-ish Sky Turned Red and the 15 plus minute lazy zen epic hum and strum album closer, Blue Sky, Highway and Tyme. No doubt, this is Appalachian bruit driving music bar none." - Locust.

Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: C Tune
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"2008 repress, originally released 2002. Henry Flynt is a seasoned tourist of The World Of The Other Ear and C Tune is his ringing, psychedelic meditation on/from the cosmos. Call it a sonic postcard or call it late night head music or even call it ecstatic minimalism if you have to. On this forty seven plus minute foray, our man Flynt takes his electrified fiddle and blends his droning sonic calisthenics with lonesome swing melodies and high decibel screech to the somnambulistic playing of his expat mathematician pal Mr/Mrs. C.C. Hennix on Pran Nath Tamboura. Recorded in 1980 in an undisclosed pocket of the galaxy and now available for blissful consumption." -Locust
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: I Was A Creep
Format: 7"
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $8.00
"another fix from the Henry Flynt vaults featuring henry with his downtown NY agitcountry band NovaBilly. Culled from the May 1975 NovaBilly concert at Anthology Film Archives, youd be hard pressed to find a finer representation of Henrys convergence of high lonesome Carolina hillbilly twang and the NY no wave groove than on these two sides: "I was a creep (soul mash" & Left Ear (Greensboro Senior High Song). Get it fast! We only did up 300 copies of this one & when theyre gone, theyre gone." - Locust. "If I hadnt known already it was Henry Flynt, Id have swore it was a recording of Bob Mothersbaugh fronting 10 60 75 (The Numbers Band) from some long forgotten Saturday night stint at JBs in Kent. Those chooglin barroom blues, weve all hadem! The flip is way more curious & shows the real Rolling Thunder that year didnt belong to Dylans revue but instead to an anonymous bunch called NovaBilly whose solid backbeats & higher key interactions of fiddles n gits reduces the white frocked, turban wearing, mime-faced Renaldo & Clara folly to the outhouse of hokum.In fact, this is so great I got an uncontrollable urge to scream Fuck Bob Neuwirth! at the top of my lungs. So please excuse me while I amble down to the basement & expell my catharsis. Thank you." - Siltblog. "This thing is a sophistos "real people" disc, recorded by this Flynt guy in 1975 some time after the holler depicted on those LPs. Ill just say that the a-side sounds like 1979 no-wave as predicted using a Roxy Music-brand magic eight ball and that the flip is just a serious bite of moon cheese, weird and disorienting. There aint very many of these and life is too short to harbor regret�?�as I have learned. Rats." - Z Gun.
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Purified by the Fire
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
Recorded 12/14/81. "The psychedelic sounds of musical pioneer Henry Flynts drone works with collaborator C.C. Hennix are quietly becoming the stuff of legend. Over some 40 plus minutes, we are treated to a true tour de force thats part Hindustani inflected musical miasma and part warped hillbilly vibrational swing that sways in and out of auditory focus. This is vertiginous music for the third ear. Line Up: Henry Flynt (Violin); C.C. Hennix (Pandit Pran Nath Tamboura)." - Locust.
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Raga Electric
Format: Picture Disc LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $42.00
"In the early 60s, fresh from his clean behind the ears years at Harvard, Henry was undergoing rapid ideological shifts: cavorting with Maciunas and the whole Fluxus bit, doing performances at Yoko Onos loft and recording with La Monte Young; having it out with his Stalinist cohorts over the relative merits of a good blues run and searching for a new musical language outside of the various generic artistic restrictions before him at the time. What he arrived at was an expressive practice he dubbed audact (auditory acognitive cultural activity) and that is what you will hear on this collection. Collecting key material from 1963 to 1971, Raga Electric is a 7 piece distillation of some of Henrys most adventurous, audactatious, outsider musical endeavors. The record begins with, of all things, a hybrid, off the wall treatment of the traditional supranationalist anthem The Marines Hymn sung in a thick tongued, fully untudored Hindustani vocalese to brilliantly sun drenched, lightly strummed acoustic guitar accompaniment. The title cut, Raga Electric, is a twisted, howling fake hindustani rag with staccato untuned guitar and bleating screams recorded at his home just a few short hours after catching Pandit Pran Nath at a downtown morning concert. The howling orgasmic yodel of a visionarys self-posession and certain surrender on this 1966 cut puts Henry somewhere at the epicenter of the folk isolationist world of Jandek and the ethnodislocation of the Sun City Girls, to name but a few. The side long closer, Free Alto, is a monstrous exploration of the ins and outs of the tenor saxophone which, upon hearing it, Terry Riley referred to as a very articulated musical program. Though it remains Henrys single meeting with the instrument, over the course of some 13 odd minutes, he finds out everything he needs to know about the horn and gets into some pretty hairy free squelch and squeal territory in the process. I was just pulling sounds out of a hat and just stringing them together, he recently told me. As hats go, this one should fit the heads of todays listeners just fine." - Locust. Limited picture disc, edition of 250 copies.
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY
Title: Raga Electric
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Limited edition 180 gram vinyl version with glossy insert. In the early 60s, fresh from his clean behind the ears years at Harvard, Henry was undergoing rapid ideological shifts: cavorting with Maciunas and the whole Fluxus bit, doing performances at Yoko Onos loft and recording with La Monte Young; having it out with his Stalinist cohorts over the relative merits of a good blues run and searching for a new musical language outside of the various generic artistic restrictions before him at the time. What he arrived at was an expressive practice he dubbed audact (auditory acognitive cultural activity) and that is what you will hear on this collection. Collecting key material from 1963 to 1971, Raga Electric is a 7 piece distillation of some of Henrys most adventurous, audactatious, outsider musical endeavors. The record begins with, of all things, a hybrid, off the wall treatment of the traditional supranationalist anthem The Marines Hymn sung in a thick tongued, fully untudored Hindustani vocalese to brilliantly sun drenched, lightly strummed acoustic guitar accompaniment. The title cut, Raga Electric, is a twisted, howling fake hindustani rag with staccato untuned guitar and bleating screams recorded at his home just a few short hours after catching Pandit Pran Nath at a downtown morning concert. The howling orgasmic yodel of a visionarys self-posession and certain surrender on this 1966 cut puts Henry somewhere at the epicenter of the folk isolationist world of Jandek and the ethnodislocation of the Sun City Girls, to name but a few. The side long closer, Free Alto, is a monstrous exploration of the ins and outs of the tenor saxophone which, upon hearing it, Terry Riley referred to as a very articulated musical program. Though it remains Henrys single meeting with the instrument, over the course of some 13 odd minutes, he finds out everything he needs to know about the horn and gets into some pretty hairy free squelch and squeal territory in the process. I was just pulling sounds out of a hat and just stringing them together, he recently told me. As hats go, this one should fit the heads of todays listeners just fine." -Dawson Prater
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY & CC HENNIX
Title: Dharma Warriors
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"The Dharma Warriors was the elemental guitar/drum rock concoction of Henry Flynt & C.C. Hennix. In 1983, the pair hooked up in Woodstock at Hennixs rented house and let freedom ring with two lengthy boombox recordings. Warriors of the Dharma and Mount Fuji on My Mind are classics of unrefined blues boogie and unhemmed stoner rock." -Locust
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY & CC HENNIX
Title: Dharma Warriors
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"Limited vinyl LP version. The Dharma Warriors was the elemental guitar/drum rock concoction of Henry Flynt & C.C. Hennix. In 1983, the pair hooked up in Woodstock at Hennixs rented house and let freedom ring with two lengthy boombox recordings. Warriors of the Dharma and Mount Fuji on My Mind are classics of unrefined blues boogie and unhemmed stoner rock." -Locust
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Artist: FLYNT, HENRY & THE INSURRECTIONS
Title: I Dont Wanna
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"180 gram vinyl. Our man Flynt shatters the categories once again with this surprise collection of his short-lived basement rock protest band, The Insurrections, from 1966. Let there be no doubt in anyones mind: Flynts version of protest music isnt your cultural-commissar school of folk posturing. Its aggro and Flynt is an unhinged showman on helium-induced vox and the electric guitar (his teacher was none other than Lou Reed). Imagine a mix of Sky Saxon (of Seeds fame) with a dash of Roky Erickson thrown in on vocals, a little bit of the Cramps scary monster dramatics thrown in for good measure & the swamp chugalug laziness of vintage Pussy Galore and you get an idea what Flynt was up to at this phase in his non-career. Features legendary sculptor Walter De Maria on drums, confirming our hidden suspicion that in every great artist theres a desire to rock & beneath every fine gallery, there is a basement. Photos by George Maciunas." -Locust
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Artist: FOSTER, JOSEPHINE
Title: A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50

Artist: FOSTER, JOSEPHINE & THE SUPPOSED
Title: All the Leaves are Gone
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"You may have gotten a dose of opera school dropout Josephine Fosters startling mixture of avant arrangements & acoustic mountain folk as half of the spare twisted up Appalachian duo, Born Heller. To many, the effect of her voice -- on record and in concert -- has been nothing short of chilling since the duos Locust debut. After a 180 degree shift in style only, Josephine Foster & the Supposed offer up a 12 cut blow out thats exuberant and hard hitting. On All the Leaves Are Gone, Josephine embraces her rock and roll heart and intuitively summons up the mojo of legendary songstress Patti Smith as she rides the crest of a fluid and angular rhythm section thats as triumphant as the sound of classic Television and trebly west coast psychedelia from decades gone by. Lyrically, stylistically and musically, this is a fearless, soon to be classic post-punk rock and roll record that delivers the goods from start to finish." - Locust

Artist: GAMELAN SON OF LION
Title: Complete Gamelan in the New World
Format: Double CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $17.50
"This is the first proper re-release of two legendary recordings by the innovative Gamelan Son of Lion. This New York performance group has counted as its founding members Fluxus pioneer Phillip Corner, electronics composer Daniel Goode (Tzadik), and core member Barbara Benary. Equally inspired by the resonant decaying sounds of New York school composers like Morton Feldman, the stunning pacific gamelan music of its namesake & the wild antics of Fluxus, their sound is trancelike and beautifully inspiring collection. Brought back into print for the first time in over 20 years, this fully remastered features new liner notes by Author Marcus Boon." - Locust.
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Artist: GAMELAN SON OF LION
Title: Metal Notes
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"The Gamelan Son Of Lion was begun in 1976 by a core group of composers: Barbara Benary, electronics composer Daniel Goode , and Fluxus pioneer Philip Corner . Its repertoire centers on new compositions by these and other American composers, The repertoire represents a variety of contemporary music styles. The gamelan has also performed experimental works by Indonesian composers, a number of pieces involving gamelan with electronic music, and a theater work involving opera and wayang kulit. More than a hundred pieces have been premiered by the ensemble since its inception." - Locust.
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Artist: GAMELAN SON OF LION
Title: The Complete Gamelan in the New World
Format: Double CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"This is the first proper re-release of two legendary recordings by the innovative Gamelan Son of Lion. This New York performance group has counted as its founding members Fluxus pioneer Phillip Corner, electronics composer Daniel Goode (Tzadik), and core member Barbara Benary. Equally inspired by the resonant decaying sounds of New York school composers like Morton Feldman, the stunning pacific gamelan music of its namesake & the wild antics of Fluxus, their sound is trancelike and beautifully inspiring collection. Brought back into print for the first time in over 20 years, this fully remastered features new liner notes by Author Marcus Boon." - Locust
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Artist: GAZHEART
Title: GazHeart
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $22.00
"With GazHeart, celebrated visual artist Rita Ackermann (voice) & the No Neck Blues Bands Dave Nuss (found percussion) created a playful spontaneous sound that seemingly bridged the gap between the broken pop sounds of certain strains of the no wave movement, sound poetry and catchy, otherworldly art folk using the barest of resources available to them. The GazHeart recordings were made in August of 2004 after the disintegration of Angelblood at ATP in April. Rita and I traveled every August to Budapest to be with her family, who live in the hills outside the city in a small German village called Budaörs, created after WWII. The mise-en-scene of our life there was total village simplicity -- grandmas cooking, dogs running the streets, babies with leaky diapers on big wheels, and gypsies hanging out in bars. We would go every Sunday morning to the gypsy market where the vendors would spread out a bunch of garbage on blankets in a parking lot, all the proprietors drunk by 10am on wine consumed from coke bottles. At the time of recording, Rita had adopted the surrealist idea of automatic, unmediated writing direct from the unconscious, using spontaneous text to create song-like atmospheres, in the spirit of Tristan Tzara. For the percussion, I wound up keeping it simple and true to the environs: a bucket, a glass jar, a coffee can & a straw broom. All recordings were made to magnetic tape in the back yard late at night after the village was sleeping." - Dave Nuss. "One time pressing of this special edition one-sided LP features an original etching by visual artist Rita Ackermann on the flip side. GazHeart is housed in a plain jacket with two opposing drawings for front & back by Ackermann reproduced on high quality archival paper stock." - Locust.

Artist: GINSBERG, ALLEN
Title: New York Blues: Rags, Ballads and Harmonium Songs
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Here it is! This is the defining document of the beat legend Allen Ginsberg and celebrated lower east side shaman, odd ball filmmaker and songcatcher Harry Smith. New York Blues: The Harry Smith Recordings brings together vintage 1970s tunes by Allen Ginsberg and his trusty harmonium. Such favorites as CIA Dope Calypso, Dope Fiend Blues, Come Back Christmas and 5 other enjoyable ditties are intimately captured by Smith in his Chelsea Hotel haunt. New York Blues is as much a commemoration of a lifelong kinship between the two free spirits as it is a rare chance to get a truly whimsical earful of Ginsberg doing his thing. Digitally remastered from the original Folkways tapes." - Locust
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Artist: JACOBS VORTEX, HENRY
Title: Electronic Kabuki Mambo: Highlights From The Legendary Vortex Experience
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Electronic Kabuki Mambo is a stupefying pre-psychedelic vintage 50s affair featuring a tapestry of then local musical talents (One Henry Jacobs, Gordon Longfellow, David Talcott, and William Loughborough). Prepare yourself for a liberation of your senses. Prepare for an irresistible taste of the 50s in all of its sonic sci-fi glory because this caravan of sound is where head music really began! Think Taj Mahal Travelers meets Harry Partch in an echo chamber. Think?Think? Its difficult to believe but for a period in 1955, Henry Jacobs, the grandmaster of left coast Zen Surrealism (known to some for his radio art innovations, his many recordings of Lenny Bruce, satirical forays as Shorty Petterstein, a fringe personality with the beat poets and a dear collaborator with Buddhist icon Alan Watts) and coveted experimental filmmaker Jordan Belson convinced San Franciscos fledgling Morrison Planetarium to allow the duo to put on the Vortex Experiments -- a quadraphonic sound and vision show premiering strange audio collages of works by famed composers Takemitsu, Stockhausen, Berio and countless ethnic field recordings with weird, tripped out oscilloscope flicks, excerpts from Belsons classic Allures, and other kaleidoscopic visuals to a regularly sold out, packed crowd of local residents interested in seeing what this new and crazy sensory experience was all about. Electronic Kabuki Mambo presents the first digital reissue of the original 1959 Folkways in its entirety. Fully remastered. Features new liner notes and never before published photos and other ephemera." - Locust

Artist: JACOBS, HENRY
Title: Radio Programme No.1: Henry Jacobs Music And Folklore
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Locust Music continues its foray into the many sided head of Henry Jacobs with the re-release of his coveted 1955 Folkways debut. Culled from hours and hours of bits from his weekly radio program Music & Folklore which originally aired on Berkeleys once revolutionary KPFA radio station, Radio Programme No. 1: Henry Jacobs Music & Folklore is a stunningly surreal sonic goulash of brilliantly conceived, tight rhythmic loops & tape collages, ethnic and experimental musics, twisted satirical interviews with Shorty Petterstein (Henrys beat hipster alter ego), phony academic authorities (the muttering Jocko on Raga and politics, imagined Hebrew scholar Sholem Stein waxing bogus on the subject of calypso!) to Berkeley field recordings of Kay Dunham (nephew of the legendary Katherine Dunham) and friends getting lost in an informal drumming session. This is, no doubt, an essential document in the annals of early American oddball recordings." - Locust
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Artist: KING, CAST
Title: Saw Mill Man
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
LP version. "79 year-old country music journeyman Cast King hails from a small spot in the hills of Alabama between Heaven and hard luck called Old Sand Mountain where he has been distilling and refining original country music tunes for the last 6 1/2 decades. Saw Mill Man is his debut album and its a revelation of self penned murder ballads, heartbreak songs and some of the finest drinking numbers youre likely to hear." -Locust.
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Artist: LAU NAU
Title: Nukkuu
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"180 gram deluxe gatefold vinyl version. "Nukkuu (Finnish for Sleeps) is the long-awaited sophomore album by celebrated Finnish femme folk fave, Lau Nau. Nukkuu is psychedelic, abstract and emotionally captivating. Nukkuu is an album of changes. In the years since her debut album Kuutarha, Laura became a mother, moved to the Finnish countryside and took valuable time to carve out a space for her enchanted art in the new-found tranquility of her remote surroundings. Conceived in tight attics and vacant dens on off-hours when her young son Nuutti was fast asleep, this is an intimately-crafted nine-song collection that unfolds like dreamlike musical ribbons for the senses and delivers the listener to a place of unhurried contentedness."- Locust
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Artist: LEARY, TIMOTHY
Title: The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based On The Tibetan Book Of The Dead
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"The readings presented here can best be regarded as radio-signals sent out from a satellite tracking station to the explorers floating freely through space. The instructions can be attended to or ignored but at least they provide a kind of basic signal around which the voyager can orient his explorations. We dedicate this recording to the the many men and women whose accounts and reports of their explorations in the interior universe have helped us prepare these maps. -- Timothy Leary and Ralph Metzner. The Psychedelic Experience is a rare, early document of the emergent hippie era issued in 1966 on Moe Aschs Broadside records. Join the legendary father of LSD with Ralph Metzner & Richard Alpert (aka Ram Das) as they indulge in the fruits of their research. Two extended tracks of spoken meditations accompanied by occasional Tibetan Bell: Going Out and Coming Back naturally line this journey. Features archival photos, 12 pages of original notes and remastered sound." - Locust
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Artist: LIGHTBOX ORCHESTRA, THE
Title: First Contact!
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"First Contact! brings together highlights from nearly half a decade of recordings by an extended and ever changing superstar lineup of Chicago jazz, punk and rock musicians under the tutelage of cellist/ leader Fred Lonberg-Holm. What youll hear on this disc is an uproarious gathering of sonic jouissance featuring composer, songsmith and producer Jim ORourke, laptop guitar cum electronics-whiz Kevin Drumm, Jeb Bishop, Guillermo Gregorio, members of Town and Country, Pillow, TV Pow, and dozens of other bright lights from this citys creative gene pool on acoustic instruments, homemade sound concoctions and blistering digital and analog electronics as they explore elements of sonic growl, guttural hornspeak, and wistfully spaced out playing. But this isnt just some dandys hoity toity conceptual affair. Counterpoised somewhere between video game warfare and an explosive Arkestral moog freakout from many a Sun Ra episode, this superb collection begins surely enough teetering on the edge of a sonic collision that sets the pace for a grand, adventurous listening experience that just as easily blends the pointilism and angular attack of classic European free music with the raw, blissful emotional group flow of mid-1970s Henry Threadgill." - Locust

Artist: MATMOS
Title: Rat Relocation Program
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"A street rat was breaking into our apartment, eating our food and chewing holes in our clothes, skittering across our kitchen in the dark, scuttling inside our walls late at night. Since we already had a pet rat, the prospect of trying to kill one rat while feeding another struck us as intolerable hypocrisy, so we bought a non-lethal Have-a-Heart Trap. After several days of luring the invader closer and closer towards and then inside the trap with peanuts, we captured her. The first track is an unedited recording of the rat protesting its incarceration. The second track is our response, in which the timing and duration of the rat screams from the first track have been preserved. The following morning we took the rat to a wealthy suburban neighborhood and set it free." -- Drew Daniel. "The dynamic hybrid electro-rock duo Matmos strike again hot on the heels of last years celebrated Matador full length the Civil War with this zany, completely mesmerizing 2 track contribution to the Met Life series of field recordings and ingenious sound responses. The Matmos boys stretch an ominous canvas with the bare sounds of an incarcerated rat ensconced in a friendly trap and paint an unlikely response. Rat Relocation Program is a heavily elevated, gleeful electro-rock epic that combines Matmos patented blend of humor, drill & bass with cinematic prog reminiscent of the cult fantasy sci fi film The Fantastic Planet." - Locust

Artist: METZGER, PAUL
Title: Deliverance
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Minnesotas Paul Metzger is an unsung hero of the unaccompanied string instrument and a master musician of an instrument of his own invention. On Deliverance -- a real time performance on his overhauled 21 string banjo -- youll be treated to some of the most deeply satisfying & impulsive outer cosmos ragadelia youre ever likely to hear. Clocking in at nearly 60 colossal minutes, Deliverance is 3 tracks of unfiltered aural transcendence; a hypnotic raga epic thats by turns a slow burning meditation & an urgent mind / body duel. Pauls playing may summon up the spirits of Sandy Bulls searching inventiveness, Billy Faiers out Tacoma sides, J.P. Pickens tweaked Americana, Henry Flynts searing harmonic drones or Big Jim Sullivans psychedelic exotica, but at the end of the day, Metzger is no idolater and were all a little luckier to have him around to occupy his own singular post in this post-Fahey world." - Locust.

Artist: METZGER, PAUL
Title: The Uses Of Infinity
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"The lonesome banjo picker returns! Recorded in one take in a de-sanctified century old cathedral in Northern Minnesota, The Uses of Infinity is a 6 part cosmic hobos dream suite for 23 string banjo. Cast in the drifting nebula of the whole tone scale, Paul Metzger plucks, picks, bows and spins his way through a 40 minute odyssey making for his most ambitious and adventurous musical trip to date." - Locust.

Artist: METZGER, PAUL
Title: The Uses Of Infinity
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"The lonesome banjo picker returns! Recorded in one take in a de-sanctified century old cathedral in Northern Minnesota, The Uses of Infinity is a 6 part cosmic hobos dream suite for 23 string banjo. Cast in the drifting nebula of the whole tone scale, Paul Metzger plucks, picks, bows and spins his way through a 40 minute odyssey making for his most ambitious and adventurous musical trip to date." - Locust.

Artist: MIGONE, CHRISTOF
Title: Crackers
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $15.50
"In 1997, electronic sound installation artist Christof Migone enlisted the bodily aid of a group of Canadians through classified ads and over the radio for a cracking session and interview at Ottawas Gallery 101. A what, you ask? Part ambient sound investigation and part wacked out art science project, Crackers is a 7 track collection of unadulterated recordings and clever digital remixes of the sounds of cracking knuckles, knees, wrists, jaws, toes, ankles, backs, necks, elbows, and hips. The percolating, popping polyrhythms are at once amusingly bubbly and oddly trance inducing. Cheaper than a trip to the chiropractor and far more entertaining. Crackers was first presented as an installation in a group show curated by Emmanuel Madan entitled Incredibly Soft Sounds at Gallery 101, in January 1998 (originally documented in an exhibition catalog and limited cd-r). Documentation of Crackers was also featured in Site Of Sound: Of Architecture And The Ear, a book with CD edited by Brandon LaBelle and Steve Roden (Los Angeles: Errant Bodies Press, 1999) and presented the following year as a solo installation curated by Michael J. Schumacher and Ursula Scherrer at Studio 5 Beekman in New York City, January 2000." - Locust
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Artist: MIMAROGLU, ILHAN
Title: Agitation
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Finally back in print, were happy to present two albums of agitprop electronic music -- Tract & To Kill A Sunrise cut between 1968 and 1975 -- by mysterious & controversial Turkish composer Ilhan Mimaroglu -- one of the truly underrepresented pioneers of the golden age of the Princeton-Columbia electronic music scene. Produced as a direct reaction to an extended period of intense repression, counterrevolutionary terror, & execution style murder in Turkey, Tract is a scrambled mash up peppered with spunky electronic bursts, radio ads looped ad nauseum, the breathy, soulful & defiant voice of Turkish singer Tuly Sand & the go-golicious backing jams of little known psych group Topsy Turvy Moon -- all shot up with lines lifted from old left wing standbys Chairman Mao, Karl Marx & Bertolt Brecht among others. To Kill a Sunrise follows suit with a wild, uncompromising orgiastic electro-dirge for those who are murdered by the lackeys of the ruling class while the collection closer, La Ruche, brings the audio gestalt to a somewhat more subdued end. Brilliantly remastered from the original tapes, Tract features close to 80 minutes of music and original liners. Ilhan Mimaroglu emerged out of the Columbia -- Princeton Electronic Music Center and public radio programs at New Yorks WBAI where his socially and politically charged radio programs took the city by surprise. He is best known for his work with Edgard Varese, mentor Vladimir Ussachevsky, a spellbinding collaboration with jazz musician Freddy Hubbard and as a chief composer of Fellinis Satyricon as well as electronic albums released on his own Finnadar label." - Locust
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Artist: NALLE
Title: The Sirens Wave
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"180 gram deluxe gatefold vinyl version. "Imagine for a moment the Wicker Man manned by the late Teiji Ito -- resident avant composer for Harry Smith & Maya Deren -- with psych-folk giants Comus sitting in for good measure and youve got some idea of what Glasgow avant folk trio Nalle have put together on their mesmerizing sophomore effort, The Sirens Wave. Centered around Hanna Tuulikkis rich and expansive vocals, with a heady, kaleidoscopic mix of vintage whirling oscillators, Moog synths and buzzing harmonium, alongside the intrepid string explorations of Chris Hladowski and Aby Vulliamy, these six pieces continue the long trek through other worlds of sound to form a dense, cohesive suite that meshes everything from Japanese gagaku, European plainsong, Near Eastern modal drones and more. With Sirens Wave, Nalle have procured a special place where folk conventions are curiously uprooted & seamlessly meshed with otherworldly avant tendencies. Features members of The Family Elan, Scatter & the One Ensemble of Daniel Padden."- Locust

Artist: NAU, LAU
Title: Kuutarha
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"Last year saw an explosion & all too welcome interest in a vital, tightly knit scene of artists from Finland. Out of the communal circle of prodigious Finnish musicians comes this lovely 10 song debut solo outing of abstract folk, stray kiss lullaby & plucked blues by Laura Naukkarinen (vocalist in Kiila, Päivänsäde, The Anaksimandros). Sung in her native tongue, Kuutarha intimates a secret language outside traditional word speak into something utterly beautiful & unrestrained. Melody is suggested through the contours of voice, guitar & violin and arrangement has less to do with the placement of things than with Laus comfort in letting sounds fall where they may. Line up: Laura Naukkarinen (acoustic bass, bass recorder, five-stringed kantele, acoustic guitar, tenor recorder, violin, bamboo flute, colorful juice glasses, mortar, mandolin, witch laugh megaphone, babys rattle, bike bells, banjo, cowbells, electric guitar, organ, willow whistle, tablas, percussion, cymbals, comb, beer cans); Pekko Käppi (tamboura, jouhikko)." - Locust.

Artist: NO NECK BLUES BAND
Title: At 6AM We Become The Police
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"NNCK LP soundtrack for the upcoming NNCK movie of the same name, directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer. This album presents recordings from the first NNCK rehearsal space at 195 Chrystie St. NYC in the years 1995-97. Two pieces were recorded for Harmony Korines Gummo soundtrack but never released. Others are quintessential NNCK moments, including the first session joined by Butoh princess Michiko Takahachi, who instantly became a permanent member. The closing of the 195 Chrystie St. studio in 1997 marked the end of NNCK downtown as they set their sites for Harlem. This soundtrack and the upcoming film closely document this transitional period." -Nuss
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Artist: NO NECK BLUES BAND
Title: Clomeim
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Locust is proud to announce the release of Clomeim, the new studio album from New Yorks No-Neck Blues Band. Clomeim is an evolution, a vital document of change in The No-Neck Blues Bands 15+ years of para-musical activity. This pivotal recording is a creative distillation of the collective at a new and startling saturation point. For three rainy days in March 2007, the seven-headed hydra that is NNCK holed up in Black Dirt Studios, their newly outfitted recording studio in the foothills of upstate New York. With a discipline and a clarity of vision theyve rarely displayed before, the collective channeled all of their energies into hours of recording live, real-time improvisation. After months spent sculpting and recasting the raw material, Clomeim emerged -- a distinct whole, recalling in its parts the communal howl of Algarnas Tradgard, the dead spirit channeling of Geino Yamashiro Gumi, the glacial shadowplay of Heresie era Univers Zero, and krautrock zenith Faust at their finest hour. Clomeim is that rare hybrid -- a rock exterior with a cryptic, experimental core; a dense groover and a burning, exploratory psychedelic grimoire for the new dark ages." -Locust

Artist: NO NECK BLUES BAND
Title: Clomeim
Format: Double LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"Limited double vinyl LP version. Locust is proud to announce the release of Clomeim, the new studio album from New Yorks No-Neck Blues Band. Clomeim is an evolution, a vital document of change in The No-Neck Blues Bands 15+ years of para-musical activity. This pivotal recording is a creative distillation of the collective at a new and startling saturation point. For three rainy days in March 2007, the seven-headed hydra that is NNCK holed up in Black Dirt Studios, their newly outfitted recording studio in the foothills of upstate New York. With a discipline and a clarity of vision theyve rarely displayed before, the collective channeled all of their energies into hours of recording live, real-time improvisation. After months spent sculpting and recasting the raw material, Clomeim emerged -- a distinct whole, recalling in its parts the communal howl of Algarnas Tradgard, the dead spirit channeling of Geino Yamashiro Gumi, the glacial shadowplay of Heresie era Univers Zero, and krautrock zenith Faust at their finest hour. Clomeim is that rare hybrid -- a rock exterior with a cryptic, experimental core; a dense groover and a burning, exploratory psychedelic grimoire for the new dark ages." -Locust

Artist: NO NECK BLUES BAND
Title: Live At Kens Electric Lake
Format: Double CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
Reissue of this old S@1 48/49 double LP from 1998. "Nearly ten years of swimming up stream through the sonic flotsam & jetsam, the folks have gotten freaky, noise is the new noise, the chin scratchers have joined the metal circus and the No Neck Blues Band remain as relevant today as ever. Their indoor /outdoor audio assaults in upper & lower Manhattan are the stuff of legend but on 1998s Live at Kens Electric Lake the band took a distinct turn, crossed the Canadian border, hooked up w/ some Sunburned folks and made a sudden diaspora to a rural retreat in the country for a full days session of acid-head tribal percussion clatter that is utterly different than anything the band had put on the public record up to that time. Looser, groovier & more in that communal state of mind than ever, NNCKs long out-of-print fifth release from 1998 is a classic testament to the urban dwellers gone wild & ranks as among their finest displays of tribal churn and choogle in the bands 14 year history. Neo-Dada attacks were swapped out for psychedelic vibrations, midrange mystery for outdoor atmospherics. Kens is a peak communal moment for New Yorks most enigmatic, longest running experimental collective." - Locust.

Artist: NO.9
Title: Mushi-No-Ne
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"No.9 is Joe Takayuki, an unsung electropop mastermind from Tokyos invigorating Onkyo scene. No.9s sound is focused but theres no doubt that he has a knack for combining all 31 musical flavors and then some. Right from the opening track, Gate, with its chase scene thematics and stuttering rhythms, its hard not to get pulled into a Rollercoaster thats a wily, playful joyride rife with the wistful mod 60s pop hooks (Where come from?, Alternate), a tv spy jazz vibe (survive), an occasionally somber feel propped up by chill natural field recordings of insects (bug beats, Eco Ego), minimal techno (Insatiable World) and a perfect blend of flamenco style acoustic guitar playing and electronics (For Sister)." - Locust

Artist: O.W.L.
Title: Of Wondrous Legends
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Limited edition 180 gram vinyl version. Proof that theres still excellent albums out there to discover. Drawing mainly on art rock and early light-prog aesthetics, O.W.L deliver an ambitious song cycle which at its best transforms into dazzling psychedelia. A pro-level recording and elaborate arrangements that utilize keyboards, flute, vibes and multi-tracked male vocals make for an appealing surface, and unlike the typical Moody Blues derivates, theres lots of personality and depth. The mood is cerebral and refined, but the commitment and songwriting should impress even those with no immediate love for the genre (like me). The dominating style is dreamy melodic prog-rock like the British album Spring, but the vocal style and ghostly soundscape may at times recall Freeborne and Time on Shadoks, while the chamber music intimacy reflects a possible Pearls Before Swine influence. Theres more keyboard than guitar, which is typical for the style. Impressive on many levels, with hypnotic Eastern lysergia on Midnight Carnival, the albums epic center-piece. The artist was formerly with the pre-LP Mountain Bus, and recorded this as the first in a projected series of albums. --Patrick Lundborg, author of The Acid Archives. Of Wondrous Legends is a Chicago baroque psych classic recovered from the dustbins of history. To the few who have heard it, it has earned comparisons to Tim Buckley, Pearls Before Swine, and 60s British prog-folk. O.W.L was founded in 1968 on Chicagos north side by Stephen Titra. A founding member of the beloved Midwestern hippie jam band Mountain Bus, Titra left that band just as their Dead-inspired, bluesy jams gained serious regional traction in order to fully devote himself to the inward-looking, singular vision of O.W.L. Of Wondrous Legends was recorded at Chicagos Universal Studios over a six month stretch in 1971 and a handful of test pressings were produced and circulated, but despite serious interest from a number of major labels, this gem went unreleased. The passage of time only further helped ensure the albums place in near total obscurity until a copy of one of the test pressings was unearthed in a Chicago junk shop in 2004. Following several years of collaborative efforts on this lost epic, Of Wondrous Legends now sees its first public release after some 35 years of obscurity. Mastered from the original source tapes. Features copious liner notes and vintage photos." -Locust
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Artist: PATCHEN, KENNETH
Title: Reads with Jazz in Canada
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"This modern-day minstrel is as fascinating and interesting as any swing or blues singer - phrases and thoughts so beautifully woven into the jazz background, and so expertly phrased and timed, that it is a revelation to the ear and mind." -- Los Angeles Examiner. "On a single October evening in 1959, fabled peoples poet Kenneth Patchen and Vancouvers Alan Neil Quartet made a little bit of history. Together, they cut one of the first jazz-and poetry recordings to disc -- fiery, spontaneous and free of pretensions, where hard bop playing wailed neck-and-neck with Patchens scathing, slurred, rabid vocalizations. Today, many see Jazz In Canada as among the very first truly beat documents on record -- preceding efforts by Kerouac, Ferlinghetti & Ginsberg. This new edition features original notes by Alan Neil & new retrospective notes by rocknroll poet of the San Francisco renaissance David Meltzer." - Locust
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Artist: ROBB, J.D.
Title: Rhythmania: Electronic Music From Razor Blades To Moog
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
Reissue of a 1970 Folkways electronic music album. "Not many people walk away from a successful international law career to devote their time to making electronic music at the ripe age of 49 years. John Donald Robb did just that when he set up shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1941 and dove head first into a career as a composer, ethno-musicologist and an early electronic music noodler whose bizarre and singular electronic music recordings are short on same old same old and long on quirky, beat audacity. This exciting collection combines the choicest cuts off of his two off beat Folkways records into one great package of out there moog music." - Locust

Artist: ROSE, ETHAN
Title: Ceiling Songs
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Between the machine and the composition there are the wonderful accidents. Whether it be taped-up player piano rolls, broken music boxes, or instruments of a more traditional sort, all the sounds on this album were carefully and randomly interrupted by my hands, before being arranged into larger pieces. For the most part it is a love of the archaic mechanizations of gears spinning and paper scratching, of textural sounds discovered in old things, that propelled me into making these songs. But, as the ideas came from the outside in so did they return from the inside out, blurring the line between my own artistry, and the natural inclinations of the materials at hand. This is what made the Ceiling Songs." -- Ethan Rose. Ceiling Songs is the first full-length release by Portland, Oregon musician Ethan Rose following a handful of long out of print small edition multiples issued on Locust over the last two years. Limited 180 gram vinyl only release w/ handpasted covers." - Locust.

Artist: SENDER, RAMON
Title: Ambulance
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Here we have a gem for fans of early electronic music, sound art, & Fluxus antics. Desert Ambulance is another dip into the playfully enigmatic tomfoolery of senor Sender following last years acclaimed droner Worldfood. Kore (1962, dedicated to his daughter Xaverie, 1955-1989) is another classic unearthing of squiggly & eerie tape manipulation cut in the small attic studio Ramon put together at the Tape Music Center in 1962. Side B is the long-anticipated release of his best known work -- 1964s Desert Ambulance -- composed for Pauline Oliveros. Strictly limited edition vinyl only release w/ hand pasted covers boasting a still from Tony Martins visual abstract projections from the Desert Ambulance performance." - Locust.
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Artist: SENDER, RAMON
Title: Worldfood
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"In those pre-Buchla Box days, we cobbled together whatever odd bits of equipment we could beg, borrow, steal and occasionally buy to coax whatever squeaks and chirps or sequences of noises we could from their complaining depths. -- Ramon Sender. Worldfood is a wild, psychedelic warble & drone of looped, overlayed tape pieces produced by goosing an ampex tape player with a computer calibration device. The resulting two pieces -- Worldfood III (To See With my Eyes) and WorldfoodX!! -- both part of a number of variations in a series -- make for gorgeous, careening sungazing music. Leave your glasses behind. Ramon Sender is a legendary figure in the Bay Area scene -- first paving the way for the San Francisco Tape Center with Mort Subotnick (Silver Apples of the Moon) and Pauline Oliveiros at the dawn of the 1960s where the stunningly out pieces on this disc happened. In subsequent years, he played an active role with the San Francisco Diggers -- the anarchist guerilla street theater group that challenged the emerging Counterculture --and co-founded the legendary Morningstar Ranch Commune in Sonoma County. Worldfood is the first in an ongoing series of archival discs to come from Ramon Senders exceptional vaults." - Locust
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Artist: SILMARIL
Title: The Voyage of Icarus
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
Reissue of this 1973 album. "Awash in fuzz boxes and acid trips, the dozens of other overlooked groups from the psychedelic era bear little resemblance to Silmaril. While others buzzed within the hippie epicenters of Haight Street and the Lower East Side, Silmaril formed in haunted, industrial Milwaukee. Other bands might have met at a love-in; Silmaril were friends from a Catholic youth retreat bound together by a doomed figure in the eccentric madman tradition of Syd Barrett, Roy Harper and Mel Lyman by the name of Matthew Peregrine. The Voyage of Icarus captures the dark, mysterious, and achingly beautiful acid folk & Christian-themed psychedelic sounds that emanated from 1973s highly collectable privately-pressed album, Given Time... Or the Several Roads, and their dormant, unreleased follow up, No Mirrored Temple." - Locust.

Artist: SILMARIL
Title: Voyage Of Icarus
Format: Double LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
Limited double LP version. "Awash in fuzz boxes and acid trips, the dozens of other overlooked groups from the psychedelic era bear little resemblance to Silmaril. While others buzzed within the hippie epicenters of Haight Street and the Lower East Side, Silmaril formed in haunted, industrial Milwaukee. Other bands might have met at a love-in; Silmaril were friends from a Catholic youth retreat bound together by a doomed figure in the eccentric madman tradition of Syd Barrett, Roy Harper and Mel Lyman, by the name of Matthew Peregrine. The Voyage of Icarus captures the dark, mysterious, and achingly beautiful acid folk & Christian-themed psychedelic sounds that emanated from 1973s highly collectable privately-pressed album, Given Time... Or the Several Roads, and their dormant, unreleased follow up, No Mirrored Temple." -Locust.

Artist: SUN CITY GIRLS
Title: Dantes Disneyland Inferno
Format: Triple LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"If you thought our little feverish bout with foolishness would stop with the triple vinyl of 300,003 Crossdressers, youre horribly mistaken. What could we do in our sickly state but quite naturally retread the retired Dantes Disneyland Inferno and give it a new engorged life as yet another triple vinyl expedition through the terrors and horrors of the verbal brain farts of Charlie Gocher in a burroughsesque cum firesign theatre theater (thats right, theatre theater) of absurdity backed by a variety of instrumental moods: bongo bohemia, c & w, lounge swing swong, ooga booga rock, childrens melodies and all things in between. Its been 7 years since its first digital transmission and the cloud of confusion only thickens. It only thickens. Just think, these are 35 tracks that you cant just skip through with your remote when things get too very because they do get?very very." - Locust.
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Artist: TRUE PRIMES
Title: We Have Won
Format: LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $21.00
"Now available on LP!! The Brooklyn duo of Che Chen (founder of the cool O Sirhan O Sirhan magazine) and Rolyn Hu (operatrix of the fine Glasslands performance space) disinfect disaffection with their brand of elemental buzzing unrock. Guitar, girl voice, off drum & unidentifiable noisemakers & homemade gadgets are the foundation for a sound that grafts a smiley face on the body of no waves penchant for alienation. The unified duo are out on a mission to reverse the flow of negative energy through anthemic fractured ecstatic noise pop and feedback wash. Inspired by DNA, Henry Flynt, Sigmar Polke, Ramnad Krishnan, P.I.L., Yoko Ono, Arthur Russell, Friendship, French folding bicycles and those Eskimo girls who sing into each others mouths to create harmonic overtones." - Locust

Artist: V/A
Title: Wooden Guitar
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"A simple title with a simple concept. Wooden Guitar is an inspired excursion into the creases and folds of modern deltadelica & a thinly veiled homage to the great Takoma compilations of yore (remember that great Kottke, Lang, Fahey collection?) where guitarists could sit back, work those muscles in their fingers and go the extra musical distance. Four of the great worldwide guitarists -- Germanys Steffen Basho-Junghans, Seattles Sir Richard Bishop (the Sun City Girls), Japans Tetuzi Akiyama & Virginias Jack Rose give us a fresh look at a very old instrument with gloriously stretched out solo compositions." - Locust

Artist: V/A
Title: Wooden Guitar
Format: Double LP
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $28.00
"Limited 180 gram vinyl version. Fall 2008 marks the 5th anniversary of Locusts inaugural Wooden Guitar compilation touted then, as today, as a simple title with a simple concept. Back in print on CD and available on double 180 gram vinyl for the first time. First vinyl edition housed in screenprinted jackets much like the original compilations first CD release. Wooden Guitar is an inspired excursion into the creases and folds of modern delta-delica and a thinly veiled homage to the great Takoma compilations of yore (remember that great Kottke, Lang, Fahey collection?) where guitarists could sit back, work those muscles in their fingers and go the extra musical distance. Four of the great worldwide guitarists -- Germanys Steffen Basho-Junghans, Seattles Sir Richard Bishop (the Sun City Girls), Japans Tetuzi Akiyama & Virginias Jack Rose give us a fresh look at a very old instrument with gloriously stretched out solo compositions." -Locust

Artist: WATTS AND FRIENDS, ALAN
Title: This is It
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"A psychedelic holy grail re-issued. This is It -- originally cut in 1962, is regarded by many of the whos who of psych fanatics as the first aural document of psychedelia. It is a plundering, blistering, free form freakout of totally unselfconscious group sonic exploration. Whats more: its a great, great album that stands the test of time. Legendary Zen guru Alan Watts led a cadre of musicians and non-musicians alike through communal chant, primitive choogle and raw American tribalism that features many of the same Bay Area Heads that appeared earlier on Locusts Electronic Kabuki Mambo -- the inimitable satirist and collage whiz Henry Jacobs, genius percussionist William Loughborough (early performer with Chet Baker/Harry Partch) among many others. This is where the so-called Weird America begins and if you dont find yourself with that rare facial twitch of awe, befuddlement and unbridled glee, then surely you need your head checked." - Locust
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Artist: WATTS, ALAN
Title: Haiku
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"During his lifetime, Alan Watts (1915-1973) became, and remains, one of the most beloved interpreters of Eastern thought. For more than forty years, Alan Watts introduced the Western world to the full range of eastern philosophies and arts all filtered through his buoyant personality and charm. His life and work reflect an astonishing adventure. There remain few treats as wonderful and lively as this, one of three records originally put out on the Sausalito based MEA label. Haiku and its companion release, Zen and Senryu, hold the truly unique position of documenting a poetic form (Haiku) or philosophy (Zen) and Satire (Senryu) through both lecture and stunning performance. Both discs feature the instantaneous Japanese translations by Sumire Hasegawa Jacobs to the spare musical accompaniment of Vince Delgado, Robert Garfias and Henry Jacobs. This brilliant tension between Alan Watts self assured delivery and Sumires urgent cries, makes both Haiku and Zen and Senryu two of the most essential documents for admirerers of Watts rich personality, eastern thought, and the heavy ways of 1960s counterculture." - Locust
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Artist: WATTS, ALAN
Title: Zen and Senryu
Format: CD
Label: Locust
Country: USA
Price: $14.50
"During his lifetime, Alan Watts (1915-1973) became, and remains, one of the most beloved interpreters of Eastern thought. For more than forty years, Alan Watts introduced the Western world to the full range of eastern philosophies and arts all filtered through his buoyant personality and charm. His life and work reflect an astonishing adventure. There remain few treats as wonderful and lively as this, one of three records originally put out on the Sausalito based MEA label. Haiku and its companion release, Zen and Senryu, hold the truly unique position of documenting a poetic form (Haiku) or philosophy (Zen) and Satire (Senryu) through both lecture and stunning performance. Both discs feature the instantaneous Japanese translations by Sumire Hasegawa Jacobs to the spare musical accompaniment of Vince Delgado, Robert Garfias and Henry Jacobs. This brilliant tension between Alan Watts self assured delivery and Sumires urgent cries, makes both Haiku and Zen and Senryu two of the most essential documents for admirerers of Watts rich personality, eastern thought, and the heavy ways of 1960s counterculture." - Locust
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Artist: MOONRISES
Title: Moonrise
Format: LP
Label: Logan Hammer
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"MOONRISES is a prog/punk/psych/free-jazz trio from Chicago featuring PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE of longtime space- punkers PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SOUND & creator of Drag Citys "Galactic Zoo Dossier" magazine on guitar, BEN BILLINGTON of free-jazz titans TIGER HATCHERY & minimal-electronics project QUICKSAILS, & virtuoso LIBBY RAMER on keys. Sublime space-outs change to propulsive noise assaults on a dime, but with pained tunes buried in the muck. Think SOFT MACHINE meets TEENAGE JESUS or URIAH HEEP meets MARS" - Logan Hammer.

Artist: SIMPLY SAUCER
Title: Reckless Agitation
Format: 7"
Label: Logan Hardware
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"By now the deep heads and even a few squares are hip to the psychedelic proto-punk fury that is Simply Saucer. Formed in the basement of Hamilton, Ontario in the mid-70s, they dragged platters by the Stooges, Velvets, Syds Floyd, and the Pink Fairies to a bewildered studio crew (including a young Daniel Lanois) and laid down the tracks that would compromise their now legendary LP Cyborgs Revisited (along with some slaying live tracks). The Saucer went through a few line-up changes over the years (theyre still active!) and released some further singles, always with the core of genius songwriter Edgar Breau and bass god Kevin Christoff. Numerous demos were cut throughout their career, and rabid fans captured more blazing live shows on tape, so we are proud to present four completely unheard vintage 1975-1977 Simply Saucer compositions on one fancy-packaged 45 EP. Ranging from snarling VU-inspired pre-punk to poppy ditties that would make Kevin Ayers blush, these previously unreleased tracks come housed in a possibly groundbreaking package--bolted onto a true Saucer. Yes, with washer and 45 adapter added to the construction, sticker, and a printed-on frisbee, we have constructed a truly unique package here that, well... actually flies!" -Logan Hardware.

Artist: COLEY, BYRON
Title: Cest La Guerre: Early Writings 1978-1983
Format: Book
Label: Loie De Cravan
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Frontline writings from the music war by Byron Coley. Cest La Guerre is a perfect snapshot of a time of great changes in American music, one that saw the emergence of new kinds of untamed rock, punk, and noise that extended the explorations of free jazz and of rock innovators like Captain Beefheart. These early essays, articles, and letters crisscross the continent and cover a wide array of musical acts, including David Bowie, Robert Fripp, Fred Frith, Devo, H�sker D�, Suicide, The Germs, Lydia Lunch, Jim Morrison, the Meat Puppets, and the Minutemen, whose bass player, Mike Watt (now with the Stooges), contributed the introduction. Byron Coley was born in Manhattan in 1956. He has written extensively about underground culture since the mid-70s. Among other things, he has been resident editor at NY Rocker, managing editor at Take It!, jazz editor at Forced Exposure, underground editor at Spin, ghost editor of the Ecstatic Peace Poetry Journal, etc. He has been a columnist for the L.A. Weekly, Arthur, Spin, Le Bathyscaphe, Harp, The Wire and so on. His books include Chuck Norris, Ass Candles For Joni, Beefheart and No Wave which he wrote with Thurston Moore. He has written liner notes for hundreds of records, spewed for more zines than anyone could ever remember, and contributed to various anthologies of prose, poetry, and pus. He currently writes for The Wire and runs Glass Eye Books and the Ecstatic Yod record label. Cover drawn & silkscreened by Simon Boss�. 142 pages. Bilingual, translated by Marie Frankland (John-Glassco Translation Prize, 2007). 6.5 x 6.5 inches." - Loie De Cravan

Artist: COLEY, BYRON
Title: Defense Against Squares
Format: Book
Label: Loie De Cravan
Country: Canada
Price: $17.00
"Poems of resistance against death and the dead squares. After years of collecting and reading the stuff, Byron Coley started writing poetry in 1998 as a reaction to the death vortex seemingly surrounding everything in his life at the time. From that moment on, he wrote lots of poems, mainly published in chapbooks, broadsides, and underground magazines: all almost impossible to find. Defense Against Squares is the first major collection of Byron Coleys poetry to be published. It features odes to personal heroes such as Jack Rose, Lou Reed, and Captain Beefheart, poems against the rotten world of George Bush and words of resistance against all squares. With an introduction by Kim Gordon, cover drawing of the author by Charles Burns, and French translation supervised by John-Glassco prize winner Marie Frankland. Softcover; 166 pages; Bilingual; 4.75 x 8.5 inches.

Byron Coley was born in Manhattan in 1956 and currently lives on an old farm in Western Massachusetts with his wife, the inventor Lili Dwight. He has written extensively about underground culture since the mid-70s. Known most prominently for his work for Forced Exposure in the 1980s, he has been resident editor at NY Rocker, managing editor Take It!, underground editor Spin, ghost editor Ecstatic Peace Poetry Journal, etc. He has been a columnist for the L.A. Weekly, Arthur, Spin, le Bathyscaphe, Harp, and so on. He co-wrote No-Wave with Thurston Moore (2008). He has written liner notes for hundreds of records, spewed for more zines than anyone could ever remember, and contributed to various anthologies. He currently writes for The Wire, codirects the label Feeding Tube Records, and publishes Bull Tongue Review, a quarterly journal of post-rock cultural pluralism. Historical straight jobs include dishwasher, snowmaker, Teamster, carpenter, line cook, janitor, doorman, panhandler, and drug tester. Byron Coleys previous book for LOie de Cravan was the collection of his articles, Cest La Guerre: Early Writings 1978-1983 (2011)." - Loie De Cravan.

Artist: HURLEY, MICHAEL
Title: The Words to the Songs of Michael Hurley
Format: Book
Label: Loie De Cravan
Country: Canada
Price: $16.00
"American folk legend Michael Hurley is considered a master of songcraft by fellow musicians, and it is easy to see why. His songs can be highly eccentric, populated by werewolves, sign-painters, tea and whiskey-drinkers, pork chops and hot dogs, wild geese, intoxicated lovers, and blue navigators, but above all, they always manage to be moving and funny. The perfection of his peculiar, personal, and utterly unique oeuvre is even more apparent on paper and in print. The Words To The Songs Of Michael Hurley presents lyrics to 19 of his songs and marks the first time Hurleys lyrics have been published in book form. It includes a foreword by the music critic Byron Coley and a French version by Marie Frankland, winner of the 2007 John-Glassco Prize for translation. All songs are calligraphed by the author. Michael Hurley (aka Doc Snock), is an American songwriter, reputedly born in 1941, whose songs have been seeping into the folk unconscious for almost 50 years now (including covers by Cat Power, Yo La Tengo, Espers and others). Hurleys melodies and lyrics take flight into a world of plenty, inspiring wonder and humor, sin and slowness, laziness and longing. His music is often coined as "outsider folk." His hobo lifestyle indeed could be looked upon as eccentric, but it might be better to regard him as one of the last insiders keeping alive the traditions of the folk troubadour. Hobo-ing around the country, making music since the days Bob Dylan first set foot in NYCs Gaslight club, Hurley recorded his first album for the legendary Folkways label in 1964 and continued to release albums for Warner Brothers, Rounder or Devendra Banharts Gnomonsong label. His mid-70s Have Moicy album was among the top ten for the decade selected by Rolling Stone. While many of his contemporaries are long past their prime (or deceased), Hurleys muse is still very much alive. Cover drawing by Michael Hurley, cover typography by Kiva Tanya Stimac. Presented in a hand-stiched, 48-page book; 5,75 x 7,75"." - Loie De Cravan.
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Artist: COUNTER INTUITS
Title: Get On... The Right Side of History
Format: Cass
Label: Loki
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"The latest from Columbus. Ron House. Jared Phillips. 3 originals and a Faine Jade cover."
Second edition of 100.
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Artist: QUATRILLION REVELATIONS, THE
Title: s/t
Format: Cass
Label: Loki
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
Edition of 200 packaged in a manilla envelope with insert. "When we powered up the machine, there was a light which glowed from a central location like a third eye. It would pulsate as the sound emanated from the speaker in the unit. Somehow it was very warm, comforting and hypnotic. We later found out that this light acted as a crude VU meter pulsating more brightly during peak output. This is when we first heard "The Quatrillion Revelations" in all its mono glory. What could this "music" be? It was peaceful and yet menacing. Was it a soundtrack? Was it composed by some Northeast Ohio Christian death cult? It was impossible to know. There was no information except for the title on the back of the tape box. It seemed to be composed of analog synthesizer, guitar, tape delay and god knows what else. When it was recorded is impossible know." - Loki.

Artist: ALEXANDER, GEOFF/DON CAMPAU
Title: KTAO Improvisation
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Geoff and Don chanting, playing percussion, records, trumpet and echo on Geoffs radio program on KTAO in 1971." - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: BEAVER FAMILY
Title: Beaver Family
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Rather like the Portsmouth Sinfonia playing TV themes. Also some hilarious Dave talking." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends. Recorded 1974, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA.

Artist: CAMPAU BROTHERS, THE
Title: 1975-6
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Modal noodlings, Chris vocals on Brit ballads, blues." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.
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Artist: CAMPAU BROTHERS, THE
Title: 27 November 1975
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"More acoustic guitar jamming." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: CAMPAU BROTHERS, THE
Title: The Campau Brothers - 1974
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Don and Chris parody John Cage with "Phonebook for Piano", a lovely guitar/piano duet, G tuning jamming, British ballads." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: DON/GREG/JOE
Title: Im Seeing Stars
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Live jam from 10 Dec 1983 with Don Campau, Joe Menichetti and Greg Gray." - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: DON/GREG/JOE
Title: Suburban Assassins Live - Reel Archives 4 April 1979
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"7 rather low fidelity tunes and jams with a lot of energy. Some of the same material as "Open Fire"" - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: DON/GREG/JOE/CHRIS
Title: Open Fire
Format: Double CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $6.50
"Live jamming also including Chris Campau (1980-2?)" - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: GEOFFREY 3, THE
Title: Live On KTAO
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Avant trio improvs goof on the fabled Jimmy Giuffre 3. Geoff Alexander fronts the trumpet, guitar, clarinet festivities on his Los Gatos radio program back in the day." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends. Recorded June 23 1973.

Artist: JIMS DREAM BAND
Title: Universal Blues Jam In Los Gatos
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Jim Kulczynski leads the boys through some nasty, fuzzy and raunchy blues rock." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends. Recorded at Jims house in San Jose, CA, Nov 1971.

Artist: MORROWS BIG BAND
Title: To The Band
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Roots sideman Joe Morrow takes up his trombone and leads the ensemble through some insane duck call and horn arrangements while Joe rasnts over the top with some militant statements." - Don Campau. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends. Recorded Oct 7, 1973.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: 7 October 1974
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Weird mix of avant jazz and british ballads." - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Blind Music
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Mock Tunisian, avant jazz, ensemble compositions, Lorenzo Milam speaks and sings. 1974" - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Brunch With Chef Madness
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Saxophone, guitars, percussion workouts, Geoffs satiric poetry and lampooning, avant shortwave improvs, chamber jams." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1972.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Constructive,  Progressive, Loyal
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Suburban blues to Dons Dad and the usual array of strange and socially unaceptable behavior committed to open reel tape." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1972.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Early Efforts Vol 1
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
Recorded 1970-71; San Jose, CA. "Raw and blistering clarinet, piano percussion skronk, electric suburb blues, microphone feedback. Insanity and totally lo fi." - Lonely Whistle Music.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Early Efforts Vol 2
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
Recorded 1970-71; San Jose, CA. "Raw and blistering clarinet, piano percussion skronk, electric suburb blues, microphone feedback. Insanity and totally lo fi." - Lonely Whistle Music.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: End Of The Earth Part 1
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
Recorded 1971. "Group improvs, twisted blues, screeching reeds, long rambling jams." - Lonely Whistle Music.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: End Of The Earth Part 2
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
Recorded 1971. "Group improvs, twisted blues, screeching reeds, long rambling jams." - Lonely Whistle Music.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Ham In The Oven
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Fake Jazz at the Philharmonic riffing, rock jamming, acoustic guitar piece and a religious testamonial sing a long." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1972.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Junior Achievement
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Fake Schoenberg, Pseudo ethnic jamming, long and ridiculous antics." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1972.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Just Plain Gare
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Gary Campau drum solos, JATP showdowns, free jazz." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1973.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Live On KTAO, 10 February 1974
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Ostinato bass with guitar solo, fucked blues, chinese flute piece, pre-punk rumble." - Don Campau.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Macho Madness
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Long jazz and blues jams featuring a very young Russell Ferrante (The Yellowjackets) and San Jose altoist, Danny Hull. The Roots destroy any idea of continuity as they join in on sax, guitar and the kitchen sink." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1972.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: My Name Is Danny Kaye
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"The final chapter of The Roots recording saga is highlighted by a long improv featuring several pinball machines and raucous banter. Some wild clarinet by Dave Dolphin too." - Lonely Whistle. Archival recordings from Campau (Roots Of Madness) and friends.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Program Music
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"Free jazz, rawkish jams, a Caribbean mockup, Jims Dream Band plays blues, Geoff and Don play swami." - Lonely Whistle Music. Recorded 1972.

Artist: ROOTS OF MADNESS
Title: Roots Of Madness
Format: CDR
Label: Lonely Whistle Music
Country: USA
Price: $5.00
"The complete recordings of the session most of the LP was taken from. Recorded on or near August 14, 1971." - Lonely Whistle Music.

Artist: DHARMAR
Title: DharmaR
Format: CD
Label: Long Fun
Country: Japan
Price: $30.00
"The first CD by this Nagoya psych band features lots of guitar driven West Coast style rock. Japanese import." Quote from CD - "Organized in 1990. Plays Heavy Psychedelic Space Sounds With Sensitive Vocal." Early 90s release.

Artist: ET CETERA
Title: Et Cetera
Format: CD
Label: Long Hair
Country: Germany
Price: $25.00
"Heavy, crazy and amazing Wolfgang Dauner album, reissued for the first time ever. "First ever released on CD, Et Ceteras eponymous album (1980 reissue on Brain titled Lady Blue), originally released in 1971 on Global is an extraordinary album of weirdly trippy fusion that rides somewhere between instrumental Amon Düül II, Embryo and Dauners own earlier classic Output. Full of ethnic (Arabic and Indian) spice with lots of the ethnic color added by legendary guitar and sitar (et. al.) player Sigi Schwab (Embryo), odd keyboard sounds by Wolfgang Dauner, dreamy bass patterns by Eberhard Weber and driving percussions by Fred Braceful and Roland Wittich, this is spacy, crazy, Krautrock and -- a bit jazzy. Alan and Steven Freeman (The Crack In The Cosmic Egg) present this album in their The Krautrock Top 100. Maybe the album was originally planned as a double-LP because there are three more titles from the same recording session, which really knock you out. Kabul is a killer, especially because of Schwabs exploding electric guitar and Webers driving bass. Tau Ceti is a wonderfully dreamy delight presenting Schwabs gorgeous acoustic guitar playing. Last but not least, the bonus track Behind The Stage connects Schwabs special electric guitar with the bands atmospheric but rhythmic fundamental playing. This album will be a masterpiece for all time. Its unique. Digitally remastered from the original master tapes. The sound is brilliant. CD comes with informative booklet." Includes 3 bonus tracks." -Long Hair

Artist: KOLLEKTIV
Title: SWF-Sessions Volume 5
Format: CD
Label: Long Hair
Country: Germany
Price: $20.00
"Kollektiv is the first band in the series of SWF sessions on Long Hair who, at the time of the SWF recording on 06.07.1973, was relatively well known. In March 1973 the band recorded its first LP, with Conny Plank as co-producer and sound-engineer, for the legendary Brain-Metronome Label. Acclaimed by progressive and krautrock fans and critics alike, it showed a different, more innovative style of playing contemporary German rock music and was honoured with a nomination for the German Schallplattenpreis. A re-release of the LP on Long Hair is planned. Kollektiv recorded new versions of two of the titles from the LP in SWF’s Studio U 1 in Baden-Baden. The SWF versions of “Baldrian” and “Gageg” demonstrate the band’s ability to improvise, its successful efforts to develop its best ideas and a dynamic handling of basic themes. The other three titles are snapshots of songs subjected to continuous development, yet always revolving around a fixed framework, showing remarkable instrumental ability and the desire to experiment and explore the scope for development." - Long Hair.
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