"Unbelievably great Hurley recordings from 1964, never before heard. Recorded by Fred Ramsey as part of the same sessions that resulted in Michaels First Songs LP on Folkways. Side A starts with What'll You Say, What'll You Do, a pretty psychedelic classic that can very well put you into some kinda trance. After that we hear The Blues Comes Around - a sad drifty little tune, then Little Girl On Roller Skates with a rare Hurley harmonica solo and hallucinatory lyrics worthy of some examination and then a beautiful alternate take on one of Michaels all time greats - The Tea Song. Side B starts up with yet more alternate takes of songs from the Folkways LP - this time of Intersolar blues and I Like My Wine. After that we get to hear two great compositions for the first time, and man oh man are they pretty - Hey Hey Hey Hey and I Love You Babe. Real great stuff all around that we recommend for deep into it Hurley fans and newcomers to his art alike. Michael Hurley is a great American song writer with his own unique way of seeing the world and this LP is a great testament to his vision. Faux folkways wraparound cover with liner note insert by Hurley himself. Co-release with our friends Neros Neptune". - Mississippi.
After nearly a decade of false starts, multiple game plans veering off the rails, and a handful of shattered hopes and/or dreams, the odyssey is finally complete—the new Fusetron site is here.
This is the first phase of a multipart rollout that will span the next few months: the currently browsable stock includes miscellaneous new releases from the past 8+ months (we have a lot of catching up to do), plus approximately a third of our backstock. Note that we’ve reduced/slashed prices on many titles and will continue to do so in order to make room for new stock. We’ll also be expanding / tweaking / improving / debugging the site itself (for example, we still have work to do on the automated international postage system, not to mention the inevitable inventory discrepancies that come with transferring an ancient and massive database to a new system).
Over the next few months, as we take inventory, clean house, and delve into our storage, we will be uploading thousands of additional items, gradually, on a near-daily basis. This will include the majority of the LPs, as well as many titles, in all formats, once thought long-gone. Many currently “sold out” items are likely to resurface.
Finally, once our general backstock is up (probably in the next two or three months) we’ll begin making our extensive stockpile of rarities available online for the first time: tons of random out-of-print titles, "deadstock," warehouse finds, secondhand collectibles, etc., accumulated over the past few decades.
Frequent/returning customers will be getting early access to these items. Details to follow on how this will work (a priority mailing list? a 'frequent flyer'-like program?), but it will not be based on dollars spent. We want to reward those who consistently support us, especially in the discogs marketplace era (to those who show up trying to poach five copies of a one-off rarity, and nothing else, ever… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).
So—we suggest you take some time to dig through the site—even we’ve been surprised by what’s been turning up, and there’s much more to come.