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This weekend we have the monthly imports arriving, including lots of new stuff AND restocks of previously sold out titles. Also just in, restocks and a NEW title from everybody’s fave L.A. psych 7” label, HYPNOTIC BRIDGE. Quality stuff, collect them all!

Thanks for all!
Suzy Shaw

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NEW SKU

23522,23698,23724,23398,23687,23480,23584,23717,23718,22893,23733,23397,23737,23686,23696,23738,23691,23740

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23494,23495,23038,19760,10134,23320,23286,23540,23315,23387,22750,23553,19761,19763,22974,12732,18692,18693,22217,23670,23481,12121,13278,23290,22042,23385,23216,22834,22746,23356,23548,23554,21783,23181,21479,22513,21779

NEW ARRIVALS

SHADOW SHOW -What Again Is Real? (IYL early Bangles (Bangs) and Pandoras from Detroit power trio) Label:HYPNOTIC BRIDGE B/W Is This A Dream?Detroit power trio Shadow Show bring elements of ‘60s garage-psychedelia into a modern, 21st-century pop-art incarnation. Sleek and spellbinding –yet rooted in the raw, untouchable Detroit sound–their music immerses its audience in frenetic psychedelic grooves and dazzling harmonies. 45 RPM $10 SKU:23737

SNOT PUPPIES-TV TANTRUM ( Previously unreleased 1978 EP by Hollywood punk prod by Geza X)-Label:NO MATRIX Previously unreleased 1978 EP by Hollywood punk band The Snot Puppies produced by Geza X. Made up of students enrolled at Beverly Hills High School, including Jeff McGregor (a one time member of the Screamers), The Snot Puppies were active for a few short months between 1977 and 1978.45 RPM $10 SKU:23738

TOO WEIRD FOR ZIGGY -Sylvie Simmons -265 page paperback Label:BLACK CAT British music journalist Simmons has taken the years she spent interviewing rock's most outrageous personalities and compressed them into this lurid, engrossing collection of stories, gracefully linked like the incestuous world of rock itself. Alternating between first person and omniscient narration, she chronicles the transcendent weirdness of the music world. In one creepy story, "Pussy," a Blondie-esque pop goddess, disappears; years later, she's found in an East Village tenement surrounded by cabinets and sandwich bags stuffed with her own fingernails and excrement. The devastating effects of fame on personal identity are on display in almost every tale, from "Spitting Image," in which a megalomaniac rock star is ravaged by the kidnapping of his life-size look-alike puppet, to "Autograph," about an insolent rocker whose ex-girlfriend gives him a permanent comeuppance. The stories are at their best when Simmons depicts a scenario that doesn't read like a tabloid dream. In "I Kissed Willie Nelson's Nipple," a tough-living country star delivers a soliloquy so rich with hard-won wisdom that it trumps the too bizarre "Allergic to Kansas," in which a sexed-up lead singer mysteriously grows breasts. On these pages, fictional rock stars mingle with real ones, reminding readers, as with those ubiquitous Elvis sightings, that true rockers never die. They're just preparing for a comeback. BOOKS & MAGS $25 SKU:23740

BUBBLES-Introducing (Psych/ pop)-Label:BIP BIP LAST COPIES. This four-song single shows the musical, vocal and song-writing talents of each of the members of Bubbles. From the psychedelia of "Waiting For The Sun" to the minute and a half pop gem that is "Like A Joke", along with the melodic complexity of "The Day After" and the delicacy of "Alice", the band presents four different sides of a single musical vision. CD $10 SKU:23698

SINGLES-Start AGain (Brit invasion, glam, power pop) ONE COPY Label:SOUND ARTIFACTS British invasion, glam, garage rock, punk and blues inspired power pop from Vince Frederick and Nicky Veltman of Gore Gore Girls. CD $21 SKU:23696

FAR EAST!FAR OUT! (6CD)-The Intoxicating Sounds of Garage, Exotic Beat, & Savage Psychedelia From Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore & Beyond 1964-1971-6 CD BOX SETLabel:RUBBLE Let's go far out in the Far East with Far East! Far Out! Whatever your take, just make sure that before you don't, you witness the rampant fuzz guitar, high impact adrenalin, and drama of the intoxicating sounds from Asia and beyond. Rubble presents a prized collection of bizarre 1960s Eleki, Pop-Yeh-Yeh, Group Sounds, and A-Go-Go scenes from the Far East. It defies western convention and twists it with the same tools into something otherworldly. You have to hear it to believe it! Featuring over 150 tracks of wild garage punk, exotic beat, and raucous psychedelia with a good dose of "what the hell is that!?" So before you open your mind, open your ears! Six-CD box set with 80-page, full-color perfect bound booklet.Features The Golden Cups, The Beavers, Edwards, The Tempters, The Mops, Jackey Yoshikawa And His The Blue Comets, The Carnabeats, The Outcast, The Trailers, Danny Diaz & The Checkmates, The Astro-Notes, The Mystics, The Spiders, The Voltage, The Golden Cups, Teddy Robin & The Playboys The Kontinentals, The Thunderbirds, Sanisah Huri & The Terwellos, The Downbeats, The Cyclones, Koes Brothers, The Savage, Yuzo Kayama & The Launchers, The Gullivers, Sakura & The Quests, The Straydogs, The Swallows, Kassim Slamat, Anders Nelson & The Inspiration, Blue Comets, Usha Iyer & The Flintstones, Mike & Herb & The Silver Strings, The Cougars, The Menace, A Halim & De Fictions, Sound Of Six, The Impian Bateks, A. Romzi & The Hooks, Calcutta 16, D'acrobats, The Jaguars, The Van-Dogs, The Somers, 4-9-1, The Sharp Hawks, The Youngers, Les Kafilas, The Quests, Terry & The Blue Jeans, The Phoenix, The Dynamics, The Wild Ones, Swing West, M Said & Les Ramaja, Ismail Haron & The Guys, The Fingers, Mayuzumi Jun & The Ox, The Black Jacks, Samurai, The Skeletons, Powerhouse, The Taxman, Zoo Nee Voo, Mod East, The Bee Jays, Dara Puspita, The Spirits, The Jets, Jefridin & The Siglap 5, Naomi & The Boys, The White Kicks, Tokyo Beatles, The Jacks, Yuya Uchida & The Flowers, The October Cherries, The Happenings Four, and The Helpful Soul. COMP CD $42 SKU:23480

BOOTBOY DISCOTHEQUE-14 BOVVER ROCK BRUISERS 1969-1979- Label:STAG O LEE If you went down the wrong alleyway, took a shortcut through the park or crossed the wrong open space after dark in the UK in the 1970s, you stood a fair chance of being accosted by someone with a big mouth, low morals and some gurning mates to impress, usually reeking of fags and cheap booze and always ready to put the boot in. And, before you could say, "sickening violence", a short but chaotic scuffle would ensue and a winner eventually emerge, battle scarred and bruised. The boot boy was the worst kind of hooligan. There wasn't anything you could do or say to appease him. You had the same chance as a fly caught up in a spider's web. Zero. Your best bet was to run. COMP LP $22 SKU:23522

CREATURE CUTS VOL. 1-5 tracks of rare, whacked out '50s and '60s weirdness BLACK AND RED BLOOD SPLATTER VINYL Label:GET OFF THE ROAD Says 14 tracks on sleeve but there's a hidden bonus track appearing on vinyl for the first time. From raw, primal rockabilly through to some stomping garage punk they were never mainstream hits but these cats really had a ghoulishly good time. Thrill to 'The Loch Ness Monster', run from 'The Sadist' and those 'Little Black Things', Take a ride with 'Satan's Chauffeur' or 'The Ghost Train' or just sit back and listen 'cos before you know it, you're gonna be 'Six Foot Under' anyway! TRACKS: TBA Pressed in a groovy vinyl that turns into a blood red splatter when exposed to light ! Ltd edition of 500 copies. COMP LP $24 SKU:23687

SINGAPORE NUGGETS- THE LADIES (60s and 70s pop and fuzz garage!) Label:AKENATON During the '60s and early '70s, Singapore had one of most vibrant and interesting music scenes in Asia and even the world, and this compilation presents undeniable proof of it. Focusing exclusively on the female presence on the scene (be it as solo singers, backed by other bands or as band leaders) 'Singapore Nuggets. The Ladies' presents such and amazing collection of songs many will be shocked by the sheer genius of these ladies. Ranging from naive pop to fuzzed out garage (and more!) all within the confines of pop yeh yeh, the fresh, colorful, local sound of '60s Singapore in which western influences, Chinese, Arabic and Indian sounds were mixed by the locals to create a wonderfully idiosyncratic style. A must! COMP LP $25 SKU:23686

CONCRETE WAVES-2002 skatepunk on DUANE PETER’S label JFA* / Blue Collar Special / The Worthless Label:DISASTER Five songs by three bands each make up this release of skatepunk tunes, whose 15 songs, in keeping with the economy of the genre, pass by in a mere 33 minutes. Five songs each by J.F.A., Blue Collar Special, and the Worthless, sometimes blatantly or subtly skate-themed, take up the program, LP $5 SKU:23724

CRAMPS -GOD BLESS THE CRAMPS (1981 French live)Label:RANCID Recorded 03/06/1981 Marseilles France. Randomly inserted, red, yellow or blue vinyl. LP $22 SKU:23398

GRIT-ST (1972 ultra rare psych/hard rock)-Label:SOMMER First ever reissue of this ultra-rare acetate (two copies pressed) from 1972, Grit's self-titled album. Featured in Hans Pokora's book with the maximum scale rarity. Psychedelic hard-rock with furious drumming and stunning lead guitar by this unknown until now London based band. Previously only existing in an edition of two acetete LP's (maximum rarity scale in the Pokora collectors' books), an excellent psychedelic hardrock album by a London-based group (featuring ex-members of Merlyn) gets released on vinyl! This edition comes with two lo-fi rehearsal bonus track and a download for the complete album plus further bonus material. (Covers of songs by Chicken Shack and Burnin' Red Ivanhoe'!) LP $25 SKU:23584

LEFT LANE CRUISER-Beck in Black (”spiky slide-fuelled mayhem and gutbucket garage grit”) -CLASSIC BLACK VINYL-Label:ALIVE Beck in Black demonstrates Beck’s skills behind the kit, from the frantic trash-can percussion of “Zombie Blocked” and jittery drive of “Crackalacka” to the bluesy groove of “The Pusher” and the near-funky skip of “Chevrolet.” – ALL MUSIC LP $18 SKU:23717

LEFT LANE CRUISER- Beck in Black (”spiky slide-fuelled mayhem and gutbucket garage grit”)-RASPBERRY VINYL-Label:ALIVE Retrospective of early LLC material with original drummer Brenn Beck! Remastered and featuring 3 previously unreleased tracksRetrospective of early LLC material with original drummer Brenn Beck! LP $20 SKU:23718

LUCIFER WAS -Underground And Beyond (Killer hard psych-prog from Norway!)-Label:SOMMER Killer hard psych-prog from Norway! “Underground And Beyond” was the debut album by cult proto-metal band LUCIFER WAS, containing songs written in 1971-72 but not recorded until 1997. Fully 70s analogue & powerful sound with devastating distorted lead guitar & flute. Imagine a cross between JETHRO TULL, BLACK SABBATH and ATOMIC ROOSTER! Remastered sound, colour insert with liner notes by Klemen Breznikar (It’s Psychedelic Baby) plus rare photos. Established in 1970 in Oslo, Lucifer Was were a powerful psychedelic hard-rock / hard-prog band that lasted until 1975. During those years, they gigged locally and played at some big festivals but they never got the chance to register any recording. The band hibernated until 1996 when they reunited again for a live concert. The chemistry was still there so they entered a recording studio and recorded in just 18 hours their first ever album, “Underground and Beyond”, featuring songs written in 1971-72. Their line-up included two flute players plus bass, drums and the killer lead guitar of Thore Engen. Originally released in 1997 as a picture disc LP, here’s the first ever standard LP reissue. LP $28 SKU:22893

MESSER CHUPS -Bermuda 66 (instro surf)-Label:TRASH WAX Messer Chups are something of an institution these days, leading the way in the instro/surf scene they have dominated the sound for the last few years with their unique blend of reverb laden surf and tremolo heavy riffs lifted from classic rockabilly. These 15 tracks were remastered and mixed by Oleg (Guitaracula) over the 2019/2020 winter in St. Petersburg. Long after the sold out album 'Voice Of Zombierella' you're treated once more to the dulcet tones of Svetlana singing on a couple of these tracks too. Fabulous artwork by the very talented Sol Rac leave no doubts as to the content and you can be sure that it won't stay in the racks for very long either. Limited to just 500 copies. LP $24 SKU:23733

MODIFICACION -ST(1971 heavy underground psych/prog rock)-Label:MUNSTER This heavy underground psych/prog rock band from Valencia, Spain, released two sought after singles in 1971 and 1973 respectively, plus a further promotional 7-inch in 1974. Now, for the first time ever, all the tracks from those releases are collected on one LP with the addition of previously unreleased recordings. The band was influenced by a.o. Led Zeppelin, Iron Butterfly, Vanilla Fudge and Grand Funk Railroad. Fans of those bands will definitely love this compilation. LP $29 SKU:23397

SPIRITWOOD -ST original sealed copies of this private press Acid Archives fave!Label:Tanrydoon Private pressing from 1979, first released on the Tanrydoon label out of New Berlin, Pa.Original sealed copies, which contain a lyric insert. “Hippie-flavored rural folk form this duo, who write good songs and deliver tight male-female vocal harmonies. It sounds almost a decade earlier than the release year, and recurring influences from UK folk (like Clearing) contribute further to the sense of displacement. Occasional use of piano and a strong sense of melody have made for some comparisons with Mellow Candle, and it’s a testimony to Spiritwood’s quality that this doesn’t seem too outlandish. There are a few moves towards CSN domains, and late 1960’s westcoast in general, which should have been explored more. The guitar arrangements (with banjo on two trad-ish numbers) interplay seamlessly with the strong vocals, and the personal commitment makes up for a certain lack of artistic direction.” —Acid Archives LP $25 SKU:23691

RESTOCKS

ALIEN MUSTANGS-Sunrays” b/w “Forest ( 13th Floor Elevators, Loop, Stooges and Spacemen 3 influenced)- Label:HYPNOTIC BRIDGE Harnessing the equine-like spirit of certain otherworldly entities, Alien Mustangs forge a fresh path through the psychedelic wilderness, sometimes glancing at maps sketched by The 13th Floor Elevators, Loop, Stooges and Spacemen 3, but more often exploring enticing new frontiers. Emanating sonically (and physically) from Thessaloniki, Greece, the band has been crafting its unique blend of ‘60s-flavored, hypnotic, space-psych trippiness since 2013, releasing their debut LP “Alienation” in 2018 45 RPM $10 SKU:21783

BELLTOWERS- TOmorrow Will Remain (psych/power pop/ Byrds-style) Label:HYPNOTIC BRIDGE With its Byrdsian jangle and Beatlesque “Day Tripper” vibe, Influenced by folk-rock, psychedelia and power pop, the band shares a common love of The Byrds, The Who, The Beatles, The Kinks, Gene Clark, Love, Big Star, Teenage Fanclub, and The Rain Parade. They employ vintage instruments (Rickenbacker, Gretsch, Epiphone, Fender, and Guild) to play their jangly, harmony-laden songs. 45 RPM $10 SKU:23181

MAD WALLS- It Turns (Floydian sounds drifting within a stream of dreamy psych).

Label:HYPNOTIC BRIDGE MAD WALLS- It Turns “It Turns” b/w “Eternal Light” Curated to complement each other, the songs on this single are among the trippiest yet from The Mad Walls. “It Turns” arrives like an echo from the past broadcast from the future, with early Floydian sounds and sentiments drifting within a stream of dreamy psych.“Eternal Light” gallops with muted hooves through a fever dream of dense butterscotch brilliance, an Edwardian ghost swirling alongside holding a spliff the size of a torch, illuminating facets of strange, undulating gems along the path. 45 RPM $10 SKU:21479

SACRED ORANGE -Mister Opel (60s style psych)-Label:HYPNOTIC BRIDGE b/w “Away My Love” and “Crystal Sunlight” A psychedelic supergroup composed of members of Electric Looking Glass, Triptides, Dream Phases, Frankie and the Witch Fingers and more, Sacred Orange is the brainchild of former Creation Factory guitarist Neil Soiland. With influences as diverse as One In A Million, The Beatles, Tintern Abbey, Graham Gouldman, The Beach Boys, Tommy Roe and Satanic Majesties-era Rolling Stones, the Sacred Orange project epitomizes not only the mind-blowing music that defined psychedelia’s golden age, but the camaraderie and shared inspiration that brought it to life. 45 RPM $10 SKU:22513

BEAT BOYS - ST ( Brazilian 60s pop-psych , 20 page booklet and rare singles track - Label:LION Laden with torrid psychedelic moments (released by RCA Victor in 1968), as well as a rare singles track from the same year. A 20-page booklet includes lyrics, and an exploration of the Beat Boys’ fascinating story. .Along with Os Mutantes, the Beat Boys represented the most radical element in Brazilian rock: their name, clothes, hair—and intense fuzz guitar raves—were all fierce indicators of a rebel spirit, and this in a dangerous time for such self-expression. Here is the simple truth: The Beat Boys were at the very epicenter of the cultural revolution that convulsed Brazil during the late 1960’s, that movement of rupture, that bringing together of electricity and avant-garde erudition that has come to be known as “Tropicália.” They backed Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil for their defining moments as artists—both live, and in the studio on tracks which became the opening Tropicalist salvo (a rare EP). So, what were this group of Argentine rock musicians doing in the forefront of all things outrageous in Brazil? More to the point, why is it that very few people, even among the Brazilian music cognoscenti, have ever heard of them? One explanation must be the fact that the band were essentially outsiders to the Brazilian music scene. As unlikely as it was for them to penetrate the inner circles of Brazilian elite musicians (it was unlikely), it was even more unlikely that they would remain there once their closest friends, Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, were exiled from Brazil. This disc includes the Beat Boys entire output under their own name: their sole album—an exercise in what one might call “controlled Tropicália”,“Caetano called the Beat Boys, an Argentinean group settled in São Paulo who had been inspired by the Beatles, to accompany him in ‘Alegria, Alegria.’ That, in fact marked the beginning of the Tropicalista thing.” —Gilberto Gil CD $10 SKU:23494

BULLDOG BREED - Made in England ( 60s UK psych ) w bonus tracs NEW LO PRICE -Label:UK LION Orig. rel. in 1969 on Deram. Official rel. of one of the best late 60’s UK sike lp’s. w. members of PLEASE, NEON PEARL and the FLIES. Original stereo master tapes. Complete with incredibly rare 1969 Deram single 'Portcullis gate' / 'Halo in my hair' as 2 bonus tracks.Sleevenotes and previously unseen photos. CD $10 SKU:23495

DANTALIAN'S CHARIOT-CHARIOT RISING (Legendary 1967 British ACID-ROCKERS)-Label:WOODEN HILL Legendary 1967 British ACID-ROCKERS. Contrary to some of the material from the album version, all tracks are from ORIGINAL MASTERS. Has 20 page booklet featuring extended liner notes photos etc . CD $17 SKU:23038

FALLEN ANGELS-The Great Society Sucks: Halloween 1968 ONE ONLY Label:CICADELIC We're not evil, but we do evil things. Anything to blow society's mind. When we play, we take people's brains out and then put them back in. A dry-cleaning job,' said the Fallen Angels lead singer and songwriter, Jack Bryan, in an interview with the short-lived Dapper Magazine in 1968. Since that time there has never been a live performance from the 60s of the Fallen Angels released. This album seeks to rectify that situation and is a time capsule of that turbulent year. Since Washington DC was the home for the Fallen Angels, the band did not miss out on radicalizing the 1968 presidential elections by letting their disparaging views on the LBJ and his 'Great Society' be aired. Amidst all the politics is a great live performance by the Fallen Angels, combining original songs from their two psychedelic albums ('No Way Out' and 'Poor Old Man') with a previously unreleased song ('Everything Would Be Fine'), along with covers of Dylan (done acid-rock style), Donovan (raga-rock style), and Love (the highlight of the show, 'Signed DC' is a nine minute tour de force interrupted by a fist fight in the audience. The Fallen Angels broke up a year later in 1969, but not before blowing many a mind on the east coast during their glorious reign in Washington DC. CD $15 SKU:19760

JARDINE- Look in the Window( lost jewel of late-1960's UK psych)Label:LION Jardine’s album was recorded in three glorious weeks in June 1969, at Sounds Aquarian Studios, a stone’s throw from that justifiably famous fashion hub, Carnaby Street. The sessions were fun. Polydor was supposed to release the album. Musicians dropped in to say "hello" and ended up on the record (uncredited)—among them Peter Frampton, Andrew "Andy" Bown (Herd and Status Quo), and Brian Appleyard (drummer from East of Eden). Singer Mickey Cox had been in Robert Plant’s pre-Led Zeppelin group The Band of Joy—it was Cox, in fact, who became their singer when Plant left the band. But suddenly, thanks to band management problems, the LP was shelved. Keith Law, who had written all of the songs, joined Velvett Fogg for their only album, and Jardine was forgotten. Now, forty years later, you can be among the first to discover the brooding excellence of these tracks, music both strange and sinister, with moments of fragile beauty. There are some very pretty songs here (haunting melodies abound), but there is no escaping the dark side of life (‘Masochists of Strangulation,’ ‘Execution of the Child,’ and monumental dirge ‘Blackbirds of Jardine’, which tells of self-same birds, and the fact that they will “destroy you, and leave you pain, pain, pain”), songs perhaps more akin to the band Comus than to anything else we have encountered from the psychedelic era. There are also heavy guitar solos, churning organ, flute, and flowing sitar, for good measure. A 16-page booklet includes a band history lyrics, and comments on the songs by Keith Law. A lost jewel of late-1960's UK psychedelia, from a short-lived but charismatic band! CD $10 SKU:10134

LATE, THE -SONGS FROM THE FAMILY TREE (1967 HOllies inspired) Label:WOODEN HILL Although harmony-based British soft rock act Unicorn didnt release their superb debut album, 'Uphill All The Way', until mid-1971, the core of the band had been playing together, principally as the Late, for several years. Taken from previously unreleased acetates and studio tapes, 'Songs From The Family Tree' charts the groups hitherto-undocumented progress from 1967 to 1969 as they slowly evolved from their original, Hollies-inspired psychedelic pop direction to create a more individual identity. With comprehensive liner notes, quotes and numerous photographs, 'Songs From The Family Tree' is an essential item for Unicorn fans and admirers of late Sixties British pop alike CD $17 SKU:23320

MAGIC BUS - THE EARTH YEARS (Devon psych rangers Dead style)Label: BACK TO THE GARDEN Totnes, Devon-based psychedelic rangers Magic Bus have been weaving together their own cosmic tapestry for 10 years with sources as diverse as the Canterbury scene, California jam bands, eastern mysticism, and '70s prog. There are some new and familiar sonic influences on this one... certainly a hint of The Grateful Dead, Gong and maybe even The Beatles... but very much the Magic Bus sound. CD $17 SKU:23286

NEW ARRIVALS- Finally (rare 60s Bay area garage) -Label:TAJ RECORDS Euro release. First time release of unrel’ 66 LP by Bay Area garage band famous for their 'Scratch Your Name' 45 .Tracks include 'Scratch Your Name', 'Hey Little Girl', 'The Nazz Are Blue', etc. Comes in a cool digipack with liner notes CD $8 SKU:23540

ON AND ONS-IT'S THE ON AND ONS CALLING (powerpop w STEMS/WIGGLES members)Label:CITADEL The ON AND ONS line-up includes guitarist Glenn Morris and his drummer brother Brian. Both are members of local Sydney outfit The Zeros and of the Paul Collins Beat live group, while Glenn is perhaps best known for his days with Kings Of The Sun and The Screaming Tribesmen. Penned by Glenn, the 11 songs on this album are firmly rooted in genuine powerpop/-rock and are characterized by great tunes and exceptional harmonies. Other players on the album are bassist Clyde Bramley (ex-Hoodoo Gurus), guitarist and keyboardist Richard Lane (ex-Stems) and guitarist Jon Roberts (ex-Barbarellas). CD $17 SKU:23315

PLEASE - Circus Days A Collection of Demos and Studio Recordings 1967-69-Label:ACME/LION Sink into a vision of a dreamy psychedelic universe which seems to have been Peter Dunton’s own on “Circus Days," the third collection of previously unreleased recordings from Dunton's late 1960’s British psychedelic band, Please. CD edition includes three bonus tracks not on the LP version!! CD $14 SKU:23387

SHIVVERS-ST( (70s POWERPOP) Label:BACHELOR/RERUN Based in Milwaukee, The Shivvers was one of the coolest and best power pop units of the late '70s and early '80s. Although only one single was released during the band's active career, The Shivvers recorded an album's worth of ultra catchy material. Now all those recordings, dating back to 1980, are available on one killer compilation album. Co-release with Rerun Records (USA) CD $19 SKU:22750

SHOCK ST (obscure 70s garage psych) - Label:GUERSSEN (Spain) previously-unreleased -a Major discovery in the Spanish Psych-Prog collector scene: a previously unreleased album from 1970 by this obscure Spanish garage-psych band . Until now, Shock were a total mystery. They only released one 45 back at the time (the killer acid-fuzz punker "No se puede ser Superman") and nothing was known about the band...until we tracked them down. We discovered that prior to their 45 release, they recorded a whole album which was never released. Shock's music is underground garage-psychedelia with crude acid-fuzz guitar, effects, English vocals...think of Agua de Regaliz, early Pan & Regaliz, Cerebrum or even obscure Brazilian bands such as Tobruk but with a more primitive sound. The album features ten songs including the original versions of the two tracks later re-recorded for their only 45: "No se puede ser Superman" (titled here "I'm being mad", it's a different and superior English sung version) and "I want to laugh" (a longer version than the one included on the 45). Remastered from the original 2-track tape (which is unfortunately not in perfect condition, but more than good enough). CD comes with colour booklet. album from 1970 by this obscure Spanish garage-psych band., including an insert with detailed liner notes in English/Spanish. CD comes with a color booklet. CD $19 SKU:23553

TROYES - Rainbo Chaser (67 psych)- Label:CICADELIC RECORDS The Troyes exploded onto the music scene with 'Rainbow Chaser' a regional smash hit that climbed to number 3 on the top 40 in September of 1966. Sensing a new phenomenon, famed bandleader Ray Anthony (who already had smash hits with 'Dragnet' and 'Peter Gunn') signed the group to his new rock label Space Records. His faith in the band was so big that nearly two albums worth of material were recorded at United Sound (Detroit) in 1966 and 1967. Unfortunately, only two singles were issued and the rest of the material was never released. Now for the first time ever, all twenty-four of The Troyes' recordings are compiled on one album. The recordings range from far-out psychedelic to unhinged fuzz and farfisa garage to moody haunting sounds. Included with this album is a detailed booklet of rare photos, radio surveys, newspaper articles, and Troyes memorabilia CD $10 SKU:19761

WINTER, JOHNNY- Byrds Cant Row Boats DBL CD Label:CICADELIC RECORDS The Unreleased Masters Collection 1965-1968'. For the first time ever the crucial and most creative period of Johnny Winter's career is compiled on this 36-SONG, DOUBLE-CD set, covering the years 1965 to 1968. The sound Winter was creating during these three short years includes Byrds and Dylan influenced folk-rock, psychedelia, blues and hard rock. CD $10 SKU:19763

CONGREGATION FOR ANTI FLIRTS -The McAllen, Texas Teen Scene 1965-1967 -Label:CICADELIC RECORDS \Subtitled: The McAllen, Texas Teen Scene 1965-1967. "From 1965 to 1967, McAllen was the happening scene for some of the wildest music to emanate from Texas in the '60s. The label that played host to these bands was Jimmy Nichol's Pharaoh Records and this album contains the best the label had to offer. Not only were the records superlative, but today they are considered some of the rarest finds for collectors of '60s garage bands. Singles by Pharaoh artists such as The Headstones, The Cavaliers, and Christopher and The Souls go for over a grand apiece, if they can be located. Congregation For Anti-Flirts Inc. also contains in depth coverage on the McAllen bands with rare photos, radio charts, and interviews, making this album a journey to pharaoh's valley that can't be missed. COMP CD $10 SKU:22974

FADING YELLOW - VOL. 12-A LIGHTHEARTED LIFE (RARE UK/EURO 60s Pop/Psych)Label:FLOWER MACHINE COMP CD $16 SKU:12732

FADING YELLOW - VOL. 1( 60s Pop / Psych) - Label:FLOWER MACHINE REPRESSED!! AT LAST, HERE IT IS - The second press of much sought after Fading Yellow Volume 1 CD. Already considered a bona Fide Classic! Including magical 60s Popsike & other delights. Out of print since 2003. Limited edition of 500 copies. From the people who brought us the mighty 'Diggin'; For Gold' series comes the long awaited CD version of the FADING YELLOW comp. from 1995. 25 Tracks, 8 of which were on the original vinyl version. Mostly UK acts, but also some unique tracks from Europe. Included is a track by KOOBAS,(only available as a 7" b-side in Denmark) + other timeless pop-sike COMP CD $16 SKU:18692

FADING YELLOW - VOL.10 The Better Side- Label:FLOWER MACHINE Another mighty fine collection of magic US 45s on a compilation for the very first time. Limited edition of 1000 copies COMP CD $16 SKU:18693

FADING YELLOW - VOL.17 The Better Side (20 Timeless Gems Of US Pop-Psych & Other Delights) Label:FLOWER MACHINE Volume 17 of the compilation series which have named an own genre of '60s styled sunshine psych pop called simply 'Fading Yellow'. This time including US and some Canadian 45's from 1965 to 1971. A magical smörgåsbord of songs with that special FY vibe. Among many highlights is the original version of 'Kites' made famous by Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, The Rooftop Singers did the original version. Limited edition of 500 copies with 8 page booklet with info about the tracks and pictures COMP CD $17 SKU:22217

IT'S A YOUTH EXPLOSION! VOL. 1-14 RARE AND UNRELEASED TRACKS 1977-1984- Label:HEAVY SOUL Fourteen rare and unreleased tracks taking in all that was good from 1977-1984i sh. You get punk, new wave, mod revival and post-punk all within the amazingly created artwork from Alf Button's Revenge. All fully remastered from a whole source of different formats to create a sound crispier than a bag of Wotsits! The names may not be familiar, but the "Sounds From The Street" created will certainly take you back to when all you needed in life was an LP by The Damned, Clash or Jam and a guitar, bass and drums. COMP CD $18 SKU:23670

LAZY DAY -POP SONGS OF TONY POWERS & GEORGE FISCHOFF-Label:TEENSVILLE Including sunshine pop, r&b, girl group style and Brit invasion influenced tunes, the songs that Tony Powers and George Fischoff wrote during the period 1965-1968 were less mainstream than the material coming from most of the duo's Brill Building colleagues. This overview CD features recordings of the duo's songs from a.o. UK popsike band Tinkerbell's Fairydust (a version of the Spanky & Our Gang-hit 'Lazy Day'), mod group The Richard Kent Style, Keith, Peter Kastner, The Galaxies, The Present, The Quiet Five, Nooney Rickett, The Bystanders, Mer-Lyn, April Young, The Beatstalkers, Tony Liss, The Truth, Buffalo Nickel, Steve Leeds, The McGuire Sisters and many more! COMP CD $17 SKU:23481

Open Up Your Mind Up Your Mind - The Psych Pop World of Rembrandt Records 1966-1967- Label:CICADELIC RECORDS Open Up Your Mind covers the first two incredible years of Rembrandt Records, a Chicago based label. The first release in March 1966 was a bluesy garage-band novelty record titled "Boots Are Made For Talkin ". It was a parody of Nancy Sinatras, smash hit at the time, "These Boots Are Made For Walking". When the single failed to chart Rembrandt Records owner Reggie Weiss moved in a different direction, merging pop with psychedelic music, for the next single, "Open Up Your Mind". He wrote the song based on a LSD trip and response to the single was positive. Soon other psych-pop singles were issued featuring The Circus, The Nickel Bag, and Mondays Children. Cash Box magazine began plugging Rembrandt Records during the fall of 1966. However, Weiss was unable to secure solid distribution and could not compete with the larger Chicago based record labels such as Dunwich, USA, and Destination. By 1967, Weiss devoted all of his time promoting a high-school band called The Lemon Drops. He wrote another LSD inspired song titled "I Live In The Springtime" for the band. Unfortunately, the single was unable to chart, even regionally. Over the ensuing decades though, the reputation of The Lemon Drops, The Nuchez, The Nite-Owls and other Rembrandt artists has grown immeasurably. This compilation contains all the singles issued on Rembrandt Records from 1966-1967, plus many previously unreleased versions and mixes that are appearing for the first time ever. The twenty-two recordings on this album make it apparent that Rembrandt Records was way ahead of its time when these treasures from the psychedelic 60s were recorded. COMP CD $10 SKU:12121

THREE O CLOCK MERRIAN WEBSTER TIME - 22 Psych Sounds from Texas. 66-68Label:CICADELIC RECORDS (USA) By the time 1966 ended, many of the groups in Texas that started out playing British Invasion and folk-rock music, were now immersing themselves in the newly emerging psychedelic music. The five groups that comprise this album reflect the changes that occurred during this period and four of them even changed their names to sound more psychedelic. The Nomads became Smoke, Carrols Mood became The Sights And Sounds, The New Imperials became The Front Page News, and The Boys became The Remaining Few. Represented by twelve tracks on this album, The Nomads/Smoke, started out playing folk-rock music, but by 1967 went psychedelic-as witnessed by their “freak-out” version of “My Little Red Book” replete with backwards tapes. “Carrols Mood” went from singing ballads to surreal songs such as “Mystical Bells”. The Front Page News went from the soul of “Baby Let Me Bang Your Box” to the fuzz drenched “Thoughts and Afterthoughts”. If the 13th Floor Elevators were the epitome of what a Texas psychedelic band was, then the groups on this album were not far behind in trying to emulate that state of existence. Here then are twenty-two tracks compiling the changes that occurred from late 1966 to 1968, when the Texas bands went metaphorically speaking from “Kool-Aid” to “Electric Kool-Aid Acid” COMP CD $10 SKU:13278

17 FROM MORDEN-A PATH THROUGH THE FOREST OF OAK RECORDS (Rare UK 60s) -Label:TOP SOUNDS All of the 17 tracks on this top notch compilation were recorded at R.G Jones' legendary studio in South London during the mid 1960s. Only two selections have previously been released and all the tracks have been extracted from OAK label acetates, the inhouse imprint of R.G Jones which has fired and enthused collectors of rare '60s music for decades. '17 From Morden' illustrates the evolution of British beat during the mid-'60s, with muscular rhythm and blues, tough beat, blue eyed soul and mod flavoured rock COMP LP $29 SKU:23290

BLOODSTAINS ACROSS AUSTRALIA- VA 17 Essential Punk Rock Blasts 1978-1983-Label:BLOODSTAINS Repress! Back before the flood of compilations there was 'Killed By Death', 'Feel Lucky Punk', 'Back To Front', a couple of other compilations, and 'Bloodstains Across...'. Then everyone got into the act. COMP LP $20 SKU:22042

PLUNDERED, VOL. 1-THE MUMMIES UNWRAPPED PART 1 -Label:RED BARON A collection of primitive rock'n'roll that inspired The Mummies! COMP LP $25 SKU:23385

SUNLIGHT GLIDE -15 Flower Power Trippers From The 60s & 70s -Label:TAKE IT ACID IS Here's a collection of rare psychedelic/freakbeat tracks from such bands as The Kinetic, The Factory, Steerpike, State of Micky & Tommy, Cain, Nimrod and more. This is for fans of these '80s and '90s cult psych comps like the ones on Tiny Alice Records, the 'Justafixation' series, 'Voyage Through The Sugarcube' etc. Limited to 300 copies, so be fast COMP LP $19 SKU:23216

PEABODY CO -ST (Late '60s acid-punk/garage-psych) SMALL DING DISCOUNT LP Label:OUT-SIDER (Spain) VERY small ding, our picky distributor finds em all, most wouldn't notice them, and gives me a nice discount, which I’m passing on to YOU.Famous for their freaked out ride down 'Tobbaco Road' (included on the now legendary 'A Fistful Of Fuzz' comp), Peabody Co. were a mysterious US band who left behind a set of 10" acetates, collected here for the first time. Late '60s acid-punk/garage-psych, featuring seven self-penned songs plus three terrific cover versions of 'I Can't Explain' (The Who), 'Let's Live For Today' (Rokes/Grass Roots) and the aforementioned 'Tobbaco Road' (based on the Blues Magoos cover but including an extended crazed theremin/drum freak out!).Recommended if you like The Bachs, Blues Magoos, Mystery Meat and the like... Carefully remastered sound by Tim Warren. Artwork with generic sleeve design, as the ones used by vanity/customs labels like Century in the '60s-'70s. LP $22 SKU:22834

SHIVVERS- ST (70s POWER POP) Label:BACHELOR/RERUN Based in Milwaukee, The Shivvers was one of the coolest and best power pop units of the late '70s and early '80s. Although only one single was released during the band's active career, The Shivvers recorded an album's worth of ultra catchy material. Now all those recordings, dating back to 1980, are available on one killer compilation album. Co-release with Rerun Records (USA). LP $24 SKU:22746

SONIC'S RENDEZVOUS BAND - DETROIT TANGO (2LP/BLACK )Label:SVART The vinyl debut of the legendary Sonic's Rendezvous Band's 'Basement Tapes' from 1976! Previously only available as part of a six CD set. This album includes some outstanding live rarities as bonus on the second disc, original photos, new liner notes and a new vinyl master! Released on deluxe band-approved double LP. LP $28 SKU:23356

STONE GARDEN-ST (Heavy psych 1969- Featuring new artwork and insert with photos and liner notes) -Label:OUT SIDER Stone Garden were a heavy psychedelic band from the Midwest, famous releasing in 1969 one of the best heavy-psych 45s ever, 'Oceans Inside Me', for the same label as the legendary Fraction (Angelus). Between 1969 and 1971 they also recorded a bunch of tracks which never saw the light of day until the mid-90s, when the great Rockadelic label issued them in a limited edition vinyl album. Out of print for many years, we present a new edition of the Stone Garden album f Furious, ultra-primitive hard-psychedelic rock in Sabbath and Blue Cheer vein, highly recommended to anyone into obscure 70s doom and hard-rock sounds. LP $28 SKU:23548

YUM YUMS -FOR THOSE ABOUT TO POP! (power pop) Label:SCREAMING APPLE The Yum Yums' fifth full-length is called 'For Those About To Pop!' and it's stacked with catchy hi-energy, guitar-driven power-pop songs, complete with multi-layered harmonies. These Norwegians know exactly how to put together the essential ingredients of the music of The Ramones, Plimsouls and Ohio Express. LP $19 SKU:23554

BLOWOUT!

This time around we have some rock bottom deals on all kinds of goodies, including rare cassettes, CDs, and vinyl. One each on a lot of these, start shopping, my darlings.Check all of our VINTAGE CASSETTES here, straight from the collection of GREG SHAW. One each, of course.And we’re featuring the Lp version of our [...]

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IMPORTS AND MORE!

This weekend we have a nice selection of restocks from all over the world! Lots of imports and some cheapo cds for you, plus a few rare box sets from our personal collection!And check out the fab 5 CDs for $40 BUNDLE, worldwide shipping included! Can’t beat it. You can order more than one of [...]

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MID-WEEK UPDATE

This time around we have a some cool restocks and SAALE items for you, plus yet another big restock from the great 60s and 70s reissue label, GEAR FAB!And of course adds to your favorite 3 cheapo sections, LAST COPIES, $5 and under, and $10 and under. Get in there and buy something!And two rare [...]

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WEEKEND UPDATE!

California is on fire, but we’re here and working as usual. This time around we have 3 fab new releases from Guerssen available for preorder, plus some NEW IMPORTS and tasty restocks on previously sold out items! Check it all out here.Thanks for all,Suzy ShawDrop these skus into our search to see all the [...]

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NEW SHINDIG + GEAR FAB RESTOCKS

First off, thanks for all the nice Labor Day orders this weekend, it was kind of insane yesterday, but we got everything out the door and on the way.NEWS ABOUT YOUR ORDERS! We just got got a brand new mailing program which is now integrated with our shopping cart (a huge pain in the ASS [...]

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THE NEXT BIG THING!

Hope you guys are getting ready for a big holiday weekend! We’re taking Monday off but we’ll be here until Thursday for you guys.Our latest releases are getting absolute raves from the press, but of course the bands can’t tour and most of the record stores are closed, so they depend on YOU! Here are [...]

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NEW ON ALIVE AND IMPORTS

This weekend we have a DOUBLE dose of new arrivals for you kiddies, not only do we have that MONTHLY IMPORT shipment you love so much, we have the NEW PAUL COLLINS album on ALIVE, including a 4LP “BOX” set, LTD Ed blue vinyl, and a digipack CD with bonus tracks.Limited quantities on those imports [...]

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MID-WEEK UPDATE

It’s late August in the record biz, nearly time for the big September rush. We’ll be announcing the new PAUL COLLINS record on ALIVE on Labor Day weekend, so get ready! Culled from Paul Collins’ personal archives “Another World - The Best Of The Archives” compiles previously unreleased material going back to 1978 and the [...]

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THE WEEKEND!

This weekend we have a big batch of 60s and 70s CD restocks, most at that $10 price point you love so much, and some new VINYL adds too, including all 4 new releases by the legendary 60s band LOS SHAKERS, and a few other goodies too. Check it all out here!Also some more discounted [...]

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