Posted on 22nd May 2020
We’ll be taking MONDAY off, so we wont be here until Tuesday, but meanwhile here’s a big batch of oddities, saale items, and weird warehouse finds for you guys to paw thru.
We hope you are all going to be getting out of lockdown soon, thanks for keeping us here during these insane times!
Thanks for all,
NOTE - We normally tell you to drop the SKU numbers into our search to see the items. This time around some of these sku numbers are early, low numbers so the cart is finding other items that have some of the same numbers in common. But you will be able to see these below, along with a bunch more.
THE WEIRD, THE WACKY, AND THE OBSCURE!
GERMS - Forming (2) / 'Round & 'Round THEIR FIRST SINGLE! 1977 -Label:BOMP Records 7" The Germs 1st single. A reissue of the '77 classic What Records? release on black vinyl with the original artwork. 45 RPM $5 SKU:2210
HUNNS/ DUANE PETERS/ RADIO ONE - Marshal Law/ Molotov Roots PIC SLV COLOR (Nashville Pussy) - Label:DISASTER Records 7-inch SPLIT - color'Marshal Law / Molotov Roots' (Disaster) Two brand new STUDIO tracks by two of OC's finest, and both are PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED. There's paranoia in the streets with "Marshall Law", the HUNNS bleak vision of a possible near future, and "Molotov Roots" is RADIO ONE's answer to Big Brother and its state of siege. And it's on GREEN VINYL! 45 RPM $5 SKU:4301
MANKEY, EARL- - Mau Mau /Crazy orig 1978 pressing! w pic slv.Label:BOMP/Exhibit J (Orig pressing of BOMP spinoff label, Exhibit J) rare by legendary producer “ In this one short song, there is enough pure-pop majesty to fill your week's quota of such grand music. Earle Mankey was a founding member of the odd new-wave 80's band, Sparks. Mankey has some serious production credits to his name too, including Concrete Blonde's first album.
"Mau Mau" begins with a jungle drum beat and a chorus of low voiced fellows singing "Ugachukka, ugachukka" over and over again. The song makes an abrupt left turn when Mankey begins singing about an African "...who can take his love any way he can, by the point of spear, by the point of knife" in his distant pop voice over a tinkley synth sound. Mankey builds layer upon layer in the chorus, with guitars ultimately building to a "Baba O'Rielly" guitar riff. You don't find sublime pop-rock like this everyday, but when you do, it's quite a treat. -- Doug Cornell, 45 RPM $5 SKU:4824
U.S. BOMBS - We Are The Problem ( OC STREET PUNK) PURPLE Label:DISASTER Records BW / Heartbreak Hotel. - 7-inch COLOR VINYL. Two studio tracks by the OC street punk misfits. The cover and title of the song is a statement in itself. On purple vinyl. Ltd. 45 RPM $5 SKU:4574
ALLAN DAVIE AND THE ARROWS - Arrow Dynamic Sounds ( Surf/Fuzz ) -Label:TOTAL ENERGY Starting in the '60s as a surf group, Davie Allan & the Arrows took instrumental
music a step further, hot-wiring their sound with the abuse of fuzz pedal. "Talking about pop culture, baby? Allan was an architect, a natural fact rock & roll artist. Allan's ax rocks, stalks and talks with heat, assurance and (believe it or not) a maturity that transforms the oft-shallow rock-instro into epic-scale slabs of rock & roll expression. Dazzling." - L.A. Weekly CD $5 SKU:2233
ANDERSON,THOMAS - Moon Goin' Down (great melodic pop ) PRE ALIVE LABEL - LAST COPIES Label:MARILYN "Thomas Anderson is clearly the greatest unknown songwriter on the planet." -- The Village Voice. Hailing from Oklahoma and raised on a diet of Jimmy Webb and Woody Guthrie music, Thomas Anderson's records have been described as fitting with the likes of Elliott Smith or Mary Lou Lord. "Moon Going Down" was released in 1998 and unfortunately fell through the rock'n'roll cracks. Anderson's music writings have also been published in such magazines as Trouser Press, the Bob, Musician, Rolling Stone and Creem. "When I started doing this, I wanted to establish up front that my allegiance was with rock 'n' roll and not singer/songwriters. God love 'em, but a lot of them are telling the same stories about dusty roads, country back porches, and missing you. Here I am singing about Martians. That's my thing. There are other stories to tell, and I want to be the one to tell them." - Thomas Anderson CD $5 SKU:2363
BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE-RELATED-The SNAKES 60S PSYCH STYLE- LAST COPIES Label:EVIL LAST COPIES Deriving influences as diverse as the Velvet Underground, mid-sixties electric Dylan, and psychedelia, they have navigated a path that is uniqauely their own. Formed in LA and consisting of members Lenny Pops (guitar & vocals, ex-Brian Jonestown Massacre), Chris Camacho (bass, ex-Bloom), Dan Joewright (drums), Deonna Boman (guitar) and Gordon Bowen (keyboards). CD $10 SKU:4370
DMZ- Live at the Rat (Two prev unrel LIVE shows 1976!) LAST COPIES Label:BOMP Records Two prev unrel LIVE shows. The first one, from 1976, features the original line-up and conveys the sheer power and passion of this amazing band. The second show is equally great as it documents their 1993 one-time reunion. Both shows were recorded at the Rat, the Boston club where they and so many other classic bands emerged in the '70s. Extensively remastered by Mono Man. CD $15 SKU:2338
DREADFUL YAWNS, The- ST ( Byrds /Buffalo Springfield style psych, GREAT!) Label:BOMP Records Great album by one of Cleveland's most exciting band, a modern symbiosis of Buffalo Springfield, VU, Byrds, Nick Drake, and Fairport Convention, to name just a few. With multiple songwriters. “minutes of psychedelic, effects-laden mayhem that few American country-rock outfits since the Grateful Dead have dared to go. I suggest you follow them; this band has "class" stamped all the way through it. - Phil McMullen / Terrascope On Line (UK) CD $5 SKU:2336
DUNGEN- TIO BITAR ( Swedish psych ) Label: SUBLIMINAL SOUNDS Over the past two years, the profile of Swedish psychedelic rockers Dungen has grown at an alarming rate, from a cult studio project into a worldwide musical phenomenon. And on Tio Bitar, we're hearing the end results of an outpouring of success and support - one which has, for once, inspired the creative processes at hand to make something wholly new and original, yet remaining within the same sphere of emotions that fostered Dungen's three previous albums. Gustav Ejstes, Dungen's founder and principal member, made Tio Bitar (translated, "Ten Pieces") - a bracing display of psychedelic rock, presented with a bright, avid confidence largely by himself, with the assistance of guitarist Reine Fiske. Gustav wrote the songs, and played all of the instruments on his own, with Reine on many lead guitar and bass parts; his style of play puts him well within the top ranks of modern guitar heroes past and present. First pressing is a limited edition in a silver foil slipcase of 8,000 copies CD $10 SKU:6027
ELLIE POP- St (70s psych pop)- Label:World Psychedelia Definitely a pop/psychedelic classic-in-waiting, whose time has perhaps finally come; great songs right from the start, all oozing Beatles harmonics, with tracks such as 'Some Time Ago' and 'Caught In the Rain' especially thick with Beatles influence (thus explaining their appearance on the "Pepperisms" compliation CD $10 SKU:4132
ETERNITY’S CHILDREN- The Lost Sessions (60s Mississippi sunshine pop) -Label:GEAR FAB Toured alongside the Seeds, the Blues Magooes and headliners the Strawberry Alarm Clock. CD $10 SKU:23197
FELA KUTI Confusion / Gentleman Label:Knitting Factory Records – UNSEALED BUT MINT ARCHIVE COPY BELONGING TO EITHER THE OWNER OFBOMP OR ALIVE CD $15 SKU:22404
FIFTH ORDER-BONFIRE! RETURN OF T(1966 GARAGE CLASSIC) -Label:BREAK A WAY CD contains the 10 tracks from the vinyl format + 3 BONUS cuts, including two organ based demos of 'Walkin' Away' and 'I Was A Fool', plus a 6-minute 1967 TV appearance by the boys presenting a medley of 'Hit The Road Jack'/'Sixteen Tons'. Including 8-page booklet. CD $10 SKU:1516
FIVE EMPREES- Little Miss Sad (1965) -Label:ARF ARF In 1965, the Five Emprees from Benton Harbor, MI scored the regional smash hit “Little Miss Sad“ which broke nationally and is still played on oldies radio today. This authorized, 25-track CD retrospective compiles their complete studio recordings circa 1965–’68. On this disc you find the Emprees' big ticket album, their nine singles, three previously unreleased solid garage tracks recorded in a radio station, plus their previously unheard should-have-been hit “Lurkin” circa 1968. Package includes a 24-page booket chock full of fabulous photos and memorabilia culled from the band’s personal scrapbooks and extensive liner notes by Gary Burns. CD $12 SKU:1604
FREEDOM'S CHILDREN- Astra (70s South African psych ) Label:FRESH The classic 1970 2nd LP from South African psych group, deemed by many to be the band's defining moment. Painstakingly tracked down and remastered, the album sounds better than anyone involved ever imagined. W 3 bonus tracks, Coffee Song, Satisfaction, and Little Games CD $15 SKU:4572
GAMMAGE, PHIL - Cry Of The City (Urban blues by ex Certain General _on pre ALIVE label ) -Label:MARilyn Urban blues by ex former member of New York's Certain General. CD only. Warehouse find. CD $5 SKU:2356
GORE GORE GIRLS-Up All Night (Detroit all girl R&R!) -Label:GET HIP DETROIT RAW R&R GIRL TRIO CD $10 SKU:22328
GORE GORE GIRLS --Strange Girls (Detroit all girl R&R!) -Label:GET HIP all female garage rock band from Detroit, Michigan, formed in 1997.The distortion and decibel level suggest punk, but the quartet’s sensibilities are closer to ’60s girl groups like the Ronettes and garage-rockers like the Kingsmen. Schumacher, who also plays with the Detroit Cobras, recently upped her resume in this arena when, as a member of the Reigning Sound, she backed Shangri-Las lead singer Mary Weiss, on her stirring Norton comeback, Dangerous Game. CD $10 SKU:22327
GRUPO AMIGOS- Paloma mensajera(1973 Pervian psych) - Label:GUERSSEN “Originally released as a demo pressing in 1973, this album by Peruvian band Grupo Amigos is without doubt one of the rarest albums from the South American psych scene. Only a handful of copies were pressed for the band members and needless to say, an original copy is impossible to find. The band was formed by some long-time friends of Saúl and Manuel Cornejo of legendary Peruvian bands Laghonia and We All Together. Manuel Cornejo played drums on the album recordings and Saúl was the session engineer. Influenced by groups like the Beatles, Byrds, Stones, Badfinger, Shakers and of course Laghonia and We All Together, the music ranges from terrific guitar psych-rock like 'Dirty Girl' (which sounds like an outtake from Laghonia's first album) to British sounding pop-psych ('Mr. Taylor's Train,' ‘Psychiatrist’), harmony pop á la Byrds on 'Looking for home,’ a few rocking tunes and some beautiful mid-tempo numbers which show their We All Together influence. On this Guerssen reissue, you'll find the complete recordings of Grupo Amigos, including their only album and a killer non-LP 45 recorded the same year. Features an insert with liner notes and rare pictures. Taken from the original master tapes, and limited to 500 copies only GW PICK IMPORT CD $12 SKU:7557
HARD ON’s Very Exciting (Motorhead meets the Beachboys)LAST ONES! Label:BOMP Records Called "Motorhead meets the Beachboys" and the "Motorhead Archies of your dreams". Yes, that's right. Beautiful and Brutal. The Hard-Ons returned in 1998, toured Europe in ‘99 and then went on the road with Foo Fighters. This is their second new album on the Chatterbox label since their return, licensed for US release by Bomp.
ALL MUSIC REVIEW
And for some, the endless series of punk revivals means...fun. And not the kind the Algonquin Round Table went on about. Guitarist Blackie, bassist Ray, and newish drummer Pete went into a studio again and proceeded to do exactly what they love doing, which is of course why Very Exciting! is such a fun album. If you don't like catchy punk-pop in any version, never mind and steer clear, but otherwise this is grand, ridiculous, and just wanky enough (after all, what else to call the chugging solos and the like in "Sunny," the winningly sung kickoff to the whole thing?). The idea of the Hard-Ons being reflective may cause bemusement in some corners, but it's the easygoing singing on songs like "Killing Me" and "Caravan Man" and the high harmonies on "Olympic Diver" and "Race Track" that gives the band a great reason to keep on keeping on. Not that Blackie can't be as blunt and brutal as needed -- the grindcore metal parody kicking off "Cat's Got Your Tongue" may be a bit late, but dang if it isn't hilarious anyway (and making the rest of the song a merry singalong is all the more fun). Then there's the rather foul-mouthed trading off of numbers on "Race Track," its own form of a cappella goodness. Calling one song "Punk Police" and making it a merry trashing of the "self-righteous" title characters may not be as political as the Dead Kennedys' "Nazi Punks Fuck Off," but clearly the sentiment is the same. Best song title, even if the sentiments aren't universally agreed with? "(Everytime I Hear) Techno (I Pray for Death)" -- though logically the band follows that up with "Breakfast Caramel," a sweet motorik/new wave chug that's perfectly danceable too. CD $10 SKU:2335
HAUNTED- ST Canadian 60s garage ) 2 LPS on one CD Label:VOXX Arguably the best-remembered Canadian garage band of the '60s,All their recorded output, from the 2 LPs previously released by Voxx (a total of 22 songs), with extensive, informative liner notes. Two classic LP's on this CD. CD $10 SKU:2127
HEATHCLIFF, JUSTIN- ST (70s paisley pop psych) - Label:WORLD PSYCHEDELIA "Long before attaining fame as a soundtrack composer and new age artist, Osamu Kitajima adopted a sufficiently Anglo pseudonym and released this amazing homage to British pop-psychedelia in 1971. Issued by Warner Bros. in Japan only, the LP has unsurprisingly climbed skywards in price ever since, and only a cave dweller could miss the faithful nods to Syd, Marc, John, Paul, George and Ringo in the original compositions and English lyrics. Osamu's ability around a studio was evident even then and the choice of genre to lovingly imitate predated the whole retro/'paisley' psych movement by about ten or fifteen years." CD $10 SKU:5970
HELL ON HEELS- ST ( girl glam punk ) LAST COPIES Label:BOMP Records These four Phoenix foxes deliver furious punk rock and roll blended with perfectly crafted pop harmonies with so much passion that you just know they were meant to come together. This debut album for BOMP records has been produced by JACK ENDINO, the man whose hands have been on the knobs for bands like The MAKERS, BLACK HALOS, MUDHONEY and countless others, and the result is a knockout release. CD $10 SKU:2305
HIGHWAY 13 -BEEN UP TO THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS (wild rockabilly/blues R&R style) Label:GET HIP riginally released in 1997, Been Up to the Devil’s Business preserves Highway 13’s raucous signature sound and wild rockabilly sensibility, combining elements of blues, country, and classic rock ‘n roll. CD $10 SKU:22329
HOWLING DIABLOS- Car Wash ( DETROIT Iggy/Mc5 style )Label:ALIVE Gritty, down and dirty blues rock'n'roll made in Detroit. CD $10 SKU:2202
HUSTLERS, THE- ST (1964-1968 So Cal garage psych )Label:GEAR FAB The complete recordings & musical history of one of South California’s most prolific & influential garage/psych bands. Hear unreleased versions of their Psych State’s Florida LP tracks. Prev. unrel tracks & outtakes from ‘64-’68. CD $10 SKU:1355
HYPSTRZ - Live At The Longhorn 1979 (high energy garage ) -Label:BOMP Records The complete 1979 live performances at the Longhorn, released for the first time on CD, entirely remastered and with liner notes. The release features their LP 'Hypsterization!', originally released on Voxx in 1980, as well as the band's first EP, plus an array of previously unreleased material; a total of 37 tracks on brilliant high-energy garage. "A high-speed hurricane of mid-'60s Brit snot and MC5 revolutionary rama lama. Along with the Chesterfield Kings on the East Coast and the Crawdaddys in San Diego, the Hypstrz were the first to mine a fogotten motherlode of hopeless obsucre 45s dropped worldwide by hapless teen combos" - City Pages CD $10 SKU:4324
IGGY POP & the STOOGES- Double Danger 2 CD live 73 LAST COPIES Label:BOMP Records More Iguana Chronicles with two of the last, and greatest, live recordings from their final tour: Latin Casino (Baltimore) from 11/73 and the Academy of Music (NYC) from 12/31/73. Both include rare tracks not normally featured in live recordings, and both are among the most vicious, and best-recorded performances preserved on tape. The CD is a double, with two complete live discs CD $20 SKU:2075
IGGY POP & the STOOGES - Michigan Palace 10/6/73 Label:BOMP Records Live in Michigan, just months before they broke up, a great concert never before released in the US. Our original master tape has been cleaned up and given the highest possible quality. Even fans who have heard this show before will find a noticeable difference in quality. CD $15 SKU:2077
INSAINTS - Sins Of Saints- LAST COPIES PUNK!Label:DISASTER Records There was a time when punk was dangerous, and this album is a reminder of this lost era. This is a 20 track anthology of hardcore/street-punk rock from the late '80s, early 90's, by this legendary San Francisco band. Led by now-deceased fetish model/dominatrix MARIAN ANDERSON on vocals, and with DANIEL DELEON (CALAVERA, the DEEP EYNDE) on guitar, the INSAINTS pushed the punk rock envelope further than any other artist before or since. MARIAN sexual stage antics has become the stuff of legends, but the INSAINTS were also a great band, and this album proves it. “This twenty track anthology, varying between hardcore and pop punk, consists of the band's '93 studio sessions, their double seven inch split with the Diesel Queens, demos and some live material from '90 and '92. The Insaints were one of the Bay Area's most infamous punk bands of the last ten to fifteen years and offered a raw soundtrack to the sad, desperate, and often violent realities of inner-city life and childhood abuse, which became codified as redemption when "play acted" onstage by lead singer Marian Anderson during their live shows. Not for the easily offended. You've been warned. Rest in peace, sweetheart. - Dave Negative / Amoeba review CD $5 SKU:4467
JOYNER,BRUCE & THE UNKNOWNS- ST (Early Sire band ) - Label:MARILYN Forgotten 1981 pop gem featuring legendary singer/songwriter Bruce Joyner when he was only 18.
Anthology of this seminal LA band from the early 80s which recorded for Sire. The album includes unreleased material and liner notes by Bruce Joyner. CD $10 SKU:2359
JUAN DE LA CRUZ-HEMIG NATIN(GREAT 70S GARAGE PSYCH from the Philippines)Label:VICOR First release of this essential album (1973) by hard-rock powerhouse power trio (a band, not a man) from the Philippines, who flourished in the 1970s-their first studio only album .Includes the garage-psych great, I Wanna Say Yeah. CD $10 SKU:1959
KONKS- ST ( great obscure garageLAST COPIES OF BOMP RELEASE) Label:BOMP Records “ And one thing that I'm sure got Shaw a pass through the Pearly Gates last year is this new release by some group outta nowhere called the Konks. And konked they are...just take a look at the yeti on the cover and tell me these guys aren't ready for the monkey cage at the zoo! And they play like a buncha yetis as well...sorta like the Cheater Slicks only much better because they don't sound like a mockery of the music they claim to love. They also don't sound like the truly tiresome who just sounded like retreads of hoary old Sonics/Seeds/Stooges riffs run into the ground (all the while the band members pat themselves on the back congratulating themselves for taking part in such a "meaningful experience")...naw, these guys sound like TOTAL TRASH like in mentally-challenged thugs 1961 meet 1966 doofs at the Grande Ballroom in 1968 as they ponder the significance of the Pagans” CD $20 SKU:2044
KRAMER, WAYNE / MC5 /PINK FAIRIES - Cocaine Blues Live at Dingwalls 1979 LAST COPIES! -Label:TOTAL ENERGY This collection of material from 1974/1978, around the time of Wayne's arrest, brings him back to his roots in rock 'n roll and blues. This is a high-energy release that includes previously unreleased material performed live with the infamous Pink Fairies. The album is complete with rare and unreleased photos. CD $10 SKU:2226
LACK OF KNOWLEDGE- Americanized ( 70’s punk pop ) - Label:GTA Records Early Crass Records group - interesting blend of Joy Division meets '77 punk pop hooks and intelligent anarcho politics. Inc. on this cd is everything not found on Crass label.25 tracks. 16 pagebklt w/ photos/ liners CD $10 SKU:23195
LAGHONIA-UNGLUE (Peruvian 60s Kinks/Yardbirds stly in English!) digipack Label:REPSYCHLED RECORDS 100% unrel material by one of the best 60´s & 70`s S .American Rock bands, This unique Peruvian band,one of a few in South America that sang in English and used Hammond B2organ in the studio and live performances, and played only original compositions influenced by The Beatles, The Kinks, The Yardbirds, Cream and many others. 54 minutes of music, recorded at rehearsal sessions for their first album between 1967 and 1970, contains two unrel tracks andamazing alt versions of Glue album tracks.Good quality mini LP foldout package, insert (cool photos) and original artwork by Manuel Cornejo. IMPORT CD $14 SKU:4279
LONE CROWS - LIVE AT THE FREAK VALLEY(heavy guitar driven west-coast style blues and hard rock )Label:WORLD IN SOUND The Lone Crows recorded live at Freak Valley 2014! This CD, manufactured in an edition of 500 copies, showcases the band's heavy guitar driven west-coast style blues and hard rock jams, as experienced live, with the musicians in top form! The set consisted of material from the first two albums. CD $14 SKU:21751
LOONS, The - Paraphernalia ( 60s Nuggets style sound ) -Label:UGLY THINGS Second album Led by Mike Stax of Ugly Things Authentic Nuggets-style sounds, performed with taste and accuracy, with songs echoing the Yardbirds, the Pretty Things, and the usual suspects. CD $8 SKU:2039
LOS YORKS -68’ (great Peruvian garage) Label:MAG SEALED With bonus track os Yorks, from Lima, Peru were a garage rock band active in the 1960s. Despite their relatively short tenure, the band was one of the most successful groups in their native country during the era. They were the first Peruvian band to have their own radio and television program, and made numerous media appearances throughout their career. They wrote many of their own songs in Spanish and had a visceral style, with vocalist Pablo Luna noted for moving frenetically during performances. The band's most famous single, "Abrazame", is sometimes seen as a benchmark song in Peruvian garage CD $5 SKU:17617
MATEO, EDUARDO- Mateo Solo Bien Se Lame (1972 Uruguay Nick Drake style ) - Label:LION From its first moments, the music is lilting, poetic, intimate, in turns life-affirming and melancholic, with pulsating percussion backed by unheard-of guitar chords and tunings (perhaps the reason for the frequent Caetano Veloso and Nick Drake comparisons); it is an album that sounds, simply put, honest. The record was released at the end of 1972 in both Argentina and Uruguay, and was received from that first moment as a classic in those countries, a position it still occupies today." CD $10 SKU:5752
MCKAY- Into You ( rare private press 70’s rock ) -Label:LION Artist-released master-tape reissue of extremely rare private press LP from Indianapolis (1978); "Low-key rural melodic guitar rock with Ray Pierle. excellent songwriting and musicianship" (Ron Moore, Underground Sounds); the album is very good heavy 1970’s sounding tracks in a CSNY vein, with adjectives applied by others that include: "weed-burner", "west coast", and "fluid leads; sixteen bonus tracks issued here for the first time are from the same era and of consistent quality both sonically and musically. CD $10 SKU:6282
MUSTANGS - And That’s for Sure- Riverside 60s garage legends Label:UGLY THINGS Full-color 16-page booklet packed with rare photos of the band, plus full liner notes by Mike Stax ) Two minutes and five seconds of tough fuzz, stomp and bad attitude, the Mustangs' 1965 single "That's For Sure" is considered one of the Holy Grails of '60s garage rock. That one, hopelessly rare 45 would be their only release. However, in January 1966 the Mustangs went into Locy Sound in Riverside, California, where they recorded 14 more songs, demonstrating not only their dynamism and versatility as a live cover band, but also their remarkable talent for original material, from wailing rockers to haunting Beatlesque ballads. Those tracks are presented here for the first time, along with "That's For Sure" and its grooving instrumental flipside "Nova Blues." This CD only release includes a full-color 16-page booklet packed with rare photos of the band, plus full liner notes by Mike Stax. CD $8 SKU:4641
NAMELOSERS- Fabulous Sounds From Southern Sweden ( complete collection of 7", flexi and unreleased tracks )-Label:GOT TO HURRY Swedish beat produced to absolute perfection, complete collection of 7", flexi and unreleased tracks from Sweden's leading proponents of wild beat, recorded 1964-1966 CD $10 SKU:6055
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:1455
PELME- You Need To Smile More Often LAST COPIES -Label:GTA Records 15 tracks/ 70 minutes A completely disjointed ride through an art mangled violently paranoid landscape of extreme thrash and noise that combines elements of various musical genres into a sound no one else comes close to , making most of what people consider to be "extreme" music sound rather tame and listener friendly. The soundtrack to insanity. CD $10 SKU:4157
PLASTICLAND- Mink Dress and Other Cats (post punk psych) SAALE - Label:TIMOTHY'S BRAIN Record Collector magazine in England rightly calls this "a superb compilation of one of the true pioneers of post-punk psychedlia:—and it's true; an amazing collection of ultra-rare early singles from a truly under-rated band CD $10 SKU:5966
PSYCHOTIC YOUTH - Stereoids ( intense Swedish punk/powerpop ) SAALE - Label:BOMP Records intense Swedish punk/powerpop, Ramones meet Cheap Trick CD $5 SKU:2080
PTARMIGAN -ST (70s hippie/psych cult fave)- Label:LION First official release of this cult favorite - an album overflowing with brooding, mystical, Eastern-influenced hippie psychedelia dominated by long and largely instrumental tracks - all based on a complex interplay of recorder, hand drums and acoustic guitar. Ptarmigan recorded the basic tracks for what would eventually become their only album in Vancouver, B.C. during the fall of 1972. One of those hidden gems from the 70's that make life better when you discover them all these years later, rated by many as the best 'folk/progressive' and/or 'folk/psych' album ever made." IMPORT CD $10 SKU:4943
REBEL TRUTH - Everybody Hates Everybody (rare 80s HC ) LAST COPIES-Label:GTA Records A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF RECORDINGS COMPILED OF THIS EARLY 80's HARDCORE BAND FROM SACRAMENTO , WHO BROUGHT US POLITICALLY DRIVEN PUNK ROCK . THE DARKNESS IN THEIR MELODIES HAUNT THESE SONGS WHICH TELL TALES OF OPPRESSION AND HUMAN NATURE . THIS DISC HAS THE 7" TRACKS THAT WAS ORIGINALLY RELEASED BY VERSION SOUND , 81 AND 82 DEMOS , A TRACK RECORDED OFF THE AIR AND LIVE SET FROM CANADA IN 1983 . CD $10 SKU:4186
REICHEL & MACHINES, ACHIM - AR 3- (70s Legendary underground freak Label:GERMANOFON If this album wasn't made in Germany and was entirely instrumental, one could easily mistake it as a "psychedelic/space rock" album, because it's made up of mostly kosmiche, spacey jams. It's the occasional vocal chants and keyboards which give it a nice Krautrock flavor. A superb album with no major flaws, indeed an excellent addition to any prog/psych music collection. Especially recommended for fans of spacey and psychedelic music, and essential to Krautrock enthusiasts. Happy listening..." -progarchives.com "For Achim Reichel's 1973 release, and first on his vanity label Zebra, the talented Okko Bekker and noted Krautrock producer Thomas Kuckuck were invited along with many others, with the results being a higher-level mix of echo-guitar excursions, imaginative ensemble playing and kosmische folk-blues. Essential A.R.!" CD $10 SKU:7184
REV, MARTIN - Cheyenne (ex Suicide ) PUNK - Label:ALIVE Solo album by Suicide member. These are actually instrumental remixes of Suicide second album. Import CD $10 SKU:4465
SABATTIS -WARNING IN THE SKY(1970 hard rock masterpiece)-Label:JARGON A psychedelic hardrock masterpiece with a massive Hammond organ sound emanating from the swirling Leslie speaker!These songs sat in a time capsule for over forty years before they were officially released! The band had hoped to land a big record deal with these 1970 recordings, but it never happened and within a year of recording these songs, the band was finished. CD $18 SKU:22676
SHIVAS-WHERE HAVE YOU GONE TO?(60s Seeds/Elevators style)Label:WORLD IN SOUND Authentic '60s Psychedelic Rock since a few years celebrates a strong international revival, and brings up lots of young but only a few talented bands - THE SHIVAS - are both! Basically you hear on this album influences of Velvet Underground, Doors, Seeds or 13th Floor Elevators. These four teenagers present a very remarkable debut album feat. 13 original songs of 69 min. running time -long-but truly a varietive album with interesting surprises to take you on a colourful journey (contains 8p. col. booklet)! Bandleader Jared Wait-Molyneux presents his ideas of fresh "alive" Sound combined with a (poetical, mystic or political) message through his characteristic vocals, skilful and emotional guitar playing; but also using "exotic" instruments such as Sitar, Piano, Organ, Harmonica and Mandolin to give it a kind of Beatles "Sgt. Pepper" feeling. The song "Love" can be heard on Trip In Time Vol.2 / Psychedelic Rock Reflections and was released in Germany. (For World In Sound insiders: "Seems..history is repeating!" Not just the name, artwork and musicians-age remind of the ultra-legendary 60s heavy-psych group MYSTIC SIVA - the Shivas seem to be the closest musical reincarnation too!) - 40 years later - TODAY - is the time to watch out for the new "psychedelic-rock" generation, the Shivas are ready to blow your minds! CD $14 SKU:21753
SNEETCHES & CHRIS WILSON -Flaming Groovies related - ST ( Flamin Groovies related power pop ) LAST COPIES! Label:MARILYN Wilson, who was the George Harrison to Cyril Jordan's Lennon/McCartney during the Groovies' most British Invasion-inspired phase, is completely in charge here; along with three spirited live renditions of Flamin Groovies classics, "Between the Lines," "I'll Cry Alone," and, interestingly, "Slow Death" (which was written and recorded by the Roy Loney incarnation of the band before Wilson even joined) CD $10 SKU:2360
STARCADE -SPACE VACUUM FROM OUTER SPACE (B52s, Roxy Music style) -Label:DIONYSUS Drilled barcode promo copy, otherwise like new. Combine multi-layered Ed Wood inspired movie interstitials with vampy silver beehives, space monkeys and the aural landscape of the milky-way and you have a musical experience like no-other! Think Joy Division, Kraftwerk, Tones On Tail, Siouxee and The Banshees, The B52s, Roxy Music, The Breeders, Plan 9, Electrolux Vacuum Cleaners, Crop Circles, 1950’s television sets and anything silver.CD $3 SKU:17616
STONEAGE HEARTS- Guilty As Sin (Aussie garage psych) SAALE -Label:ALIVE Australian garage/fuzz album featuring Dom Mariani of The Stems. CD $5 SKU:2200
SUN RA- Nothing IS-Limited Edition, Numbered, Reissue, Special Edition Label:GET BACK UNSEALED BUT MINT ARCHIVE COPY BELONGING TO EITHER THE OWNER OFBOMP OR ALIVE CD $20 SKU:22403
SWELL MAPS- Sweep the Desert ((70s early post-punk rock legends with Nikki Sudden)-Label:ALIVE Like International Rescue, Sweep the Desert keeps the memory of Swell Maps alive. While the material gathered here might not be fully representative of the band's sound, it does an excellent job of underscoring Swell Maps' significance alongside such illustrious contemporaries as the Pop Group, the Fall and PiL. - Pop Matters CD $10 SKU:4671
UR FUNKTION /SVART SNO.- ST ( 80s Swedish HC ) LAST COPIESLabel:GTA Records HARDCORE / THRASH FROM SWEDEN . RECORDED FROM 1988 thru 1992 . CD $15 SKU:4191
ALLENTOWN ANGLOPHILE- VA (rare 60s garage British /invasion style)Label:DISTORTIONS A look back in time at Allentown, Pennsylvania's Anglo-influenced garage scene, many unreleased songs by Kings Ransom, Limits, and more.The Lehigh Valley / Allentown, PA area, at one time, was a hotbed of musical talent, influenced mainly by the British Invasion groups of the day as well as American bands like the Critters COMP CD $10 SKU:4211
AMERICAN YOUTH REPORT - VA ( 80s Punk Bad Religion, Channel 3, Adolescents, Lost Cause, Flesheaters, Descendents,T.S.O.L., Red Kross, The Minutemen, ) LAST COPIES Label:BOMP Records Released in 1981, the first compilation to take an overview of the then-emerging L.A. hardcore punk scene. Includes classic tracks, some not available elsewhere, by Bad Religion, Channel 3, Adolescents, Lost Cause, Flesheaters, Descendents,T.S.O.L., Red Kross, The Minutemen, and others. COMP CD $20 SKU:2094
BORN TO LOSE - LA Punk , unrel tracks by Zeros , Iggy, Modern Lovers and more ) LAST COPIES -Label:ALIVE Soundtrack to underground punk rock movie periphery of the LA music scene. Witth rare and unreleased tracks by some of the coolest bands around : ZEROS, LAZY COWGIRLS, JONESES, FANCY LADS, WHITE FLAG, DARLINGS, etc COMP CD $10 SKU:1871
CRY OF ATLANTIS- North Country Scene 58-67 Vol 2-Label:BACCHUS/DIONYSUS Drilled barcode promo copy, otherwise like new. a companion to 2004’s critically acclaimed “Heart So Cold: The North Country ‘60s Scene” on Bacchus Archives. This release features more cuts from the legendary Rondack Records out of Plattsburgh, New York as well as numerous tracks on the esteemed Melbourne label and a host of independent companies. THE VISTAS, from Burlington, Vermont, deliver British-inspired delirium in the guise of “She Turns Me On” and “Don’t Know” plus a handful of unreleased tracks, including their proposed third single – “No More Time” b/w “I Want You” – that has sat in the can until now! Vermont also antes up stone cold killers by the mythic MOTT’S MEN, THE KON-TAKS, THE CHOSEN FEW and FREDDIE & THE FREELOADERS. Plattsburgh offers unreleased tracks by THE THUNDERBOLTS and THE INMATES. Rondack songs by SHAWN & THE SUNNYS, THE TYROS, THE CORVETS and THE PERSUADERS (who are acknowledged on their classic title cut) make their first appearance on CD and LP as well. A true cross-section of a decade, “Cry Of Atlantis: The North Country Scene Volume II ’58-’67” presents rockabilly, instrumentals, garage stompers, ballads, frat rockers and nascent psychedelia. Compiled and annotated by Ugly Things’ Will Shade, the 18 tracks on this new collection pick up where volume one left off. COMP CD $3 SKU:17618
EASTERN PA ROCK - PART l - 61-66 ( 60s garage ) w 40 page booklet! -Label:ARF ARF During the first half of the '60s, a young entrepreneur by the name of Clay Barclay had the foresight and vision to capture Hamburg to Pottsville's prolific and bustling music scene. All 32 tracks on Eastern PA Rock--Part One were recorded in his "Mr Wizard" approved recording studio (also doubling as his parents' living room and basement) centrally located in Orwigsburg. Later he teamed up with established music industry types and relocated his facility to Reading, where he experienced a second wind of activity which has been resurrected on Part Two [1966-'69] of this reissue series. COMP CD $12 SKU:23198
IGL DANCE JAMBOREE ‘66- VA- ( 55 studio tracks by 30 Midwest bands ) ) DBL CD Label:ARF ARF Incredible 2-CD historical document from the mastertapes that includes 55 studio tracks by 30 Midwest bands who participated in IGL's first Battle of the Bands in 1966. TRACKLISTINGS ON SITE COMP CD $14 SKU:23193
IGL ROCK STORY - VA PART 1 ( Iowa 60s garage pop ) - Label:ARF ARF IGL is an acronym for the Iowa Great Lakes Recording Studio, the first one in that state. When the studio/record label scored big with Dee Jay and the Runaways' "Peter Rabbit" (included here along with other early tracks by the group) after leasing it to a major label, the bands came from all over the state and beyond, hoping lightning would strike for them too. On this sumptuous collection of 31 tracks we hear the first fruits of such studio recordings, capturing the more notable bands from 1965 to 1967. The IGL studio had a crude, echoey sound that made drums sound enormous and vocals reverberate all over the place, but as a scrapbook of the studio's early days and Iowa's mid-'60s output, this collection is invaluable. Cub Koda, All Music Guide COMP CD $14 SKU:5694
IGL ROCK STORY - Vol 2 -Iowa's Premiere Teen Label 67-68 - Label:ARF ARF Part Two of the story of Iowa's premier label of the sixties concentrates on some of the more commercial output of the late '60s. Featuring cuts from Gemini 6, Yetti Blues Band, Mad Lads, Steve Ellis & The Starfires, Koats of Male and more, this collection with extensive sleeve notes is a fine effort. COMP CD $14 SKU:5693
ISOTA RECORDS SINGLES CLUB- w BLACK KEYS - From psychedelic Americana to British protest songs, this comp's got it all! (w BLACK KEYS! )- -Label: Fourteen tracks from the two-and-a-half year run of the acclaimed but ill-fated Isota Records 7" Singles Club. Includes recordings from Will Oldham, the Black keys,( Leaving Trunk ) Boyskout, Department of Eagles, Low Flying Owls and more. From Psychedelic Americana to electronic cut n' paste to British protest songs. The Singles Club did it all. COMP CD $3 SKU:1849
MOTOR CITY IS BURNING with SRB, RAtionals, Up - VOL 1 - 1968 -1998 (Stooges, Sonic's Rendezvous Band Mitch Ryder and more) LAST COPIES -Label:TOTAL ENERGY (Total Energy) Features the Rationals, Up, Stooges, Sonic's Rendezvous Band, Ramrods, Mutants, Dirtys, Motor Dolls, Bootsey X, Uprising, more. “The ghost of Iggy and the Stooges also hovers over '80s tracks like ‘Pusherman of Love’ by Bootsey X and the Lovemasters and ‘I'm a Ramrod’ by the Ramrods. - Cub Koda / All Music Guide COMP CD $10 SKU:2223
PSYCHEDELIC STATES- TEXAS In The 60’s VOL 1-Label:GEAR FAB Many never before released and rare bands from '66-'68 with lots of photos and stories. Including 2 prev unre tracks by Bubble Puppy + bands like Pastels, Crabbs, Airhead, Pastels,etc. 18 tracks COMP CD $10 SKU:23196
ARMAS JOVENES- V/A ( 14 bands, rare Spanish garage )LAST COPIES Label:MARILYN /ALIVE Pre ALIVE label, early '90s Spanish garage featuring Perdydos, Elementos, La Jungla, Bach Is Dead, John Holms Underground etc. WAREHOUSE FIND, only a few left COMP LP $10 SKU:1867
ELECTRIC LEMONADE ACID TEST- VOL 2 (67-69 psych pop,An Anthology Of The Transatlantic And Big T Labels 1967-69) ) Label:TENTH PLANET IMPORT This time it's a compilation of the Transatlantic label's PSYCHEDELIC pop output during 1967-1969. All tracks taken from original mastertapes. Featuring DEVIANTS, PURPLE GANG, PENTANGLE, and SALLYANGIE as well as cult classics from BRASS TRACKS, THE MOVEMENT and others. Full colour sleeve with insert. 190 gram vinyl and limited 1000 COMP LP $19 SKU:6378
DEAD BOYS - Younger, Louder & Snottier ( Rough mixes from 78 ) LAST ONES! Label:BOMP Records YOUNGER, LOUDER AND SNOTTIER is a collection of rough mixes of the 10 tracks from the Dead Boys' classic 1978 debut, YOUNG, LOUD AND SNOTTY, in the same order as the original release. ...Amazingly, these rough mixes are even louder and snottier than the LP.
"Sonic Reducer" in particular has a corrosive edge to it that makes this dead-on punk classic even more powerful than it had been before. While some of the other tracks are less notably altered, there's a freshness to these sloppier takes that makes YOUNGER, LOUDER AND SNOTTIER not only an impressive complement to the original, but possibly its superior.
Recorded at Electric Lady Studios in March 1977 Includes liner notes by Cheetah Chrome. Dead Boys: Stiv Bators (vocals); Jimmy Zero, Cheetah Chrome (guitar); Jeff Magnum (bass guitar); Johnny Blitz (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Charles M. Young; Stiv Bators; Cheetah Chrome.
Recording information: Electric Lady Studios, New York, NY (03/1977).
The Dead Boys: Stiv Bators (vocals); Cheetah Chrome, Jimmy Zero (guitar); Jeff Magnum (bass); Johnny Blitz (drums). LP $50 SKU:1938
DISCONTENT- ST (O.C street punk 70s Sham the Sham /ACDC style ) - Label:DISASTER Records Vinyl includes one non-CD bonus track. With a sound rooted in the OC tradition, DISCONTENT has developed its own and unique brand of sonic rock'n'roll. They have been described as a mean combination of "street punk and smash rock... think SHAM 69 and AC/DC meet MOTORHEAD and The HELLACOPTERS in the 21st century." This self-titled debut full length takes no prisoners : it is a gritty mixture of '70s-style rock'n'roll and contemporary skate punk. LP $10 SKU:4833
DISTORTED PONY - Punishment Room - LIGHT COVER (Industrial power prod by Steve Albini ) LAST COPIES OF BOMP release.-Label:BOMP Records This Band took the aggressive punk of Big Black and added an element of industrial power, amped up with their own memorable tunes, in their Bomp debut. Produced by Steve Albini. LP $15 SKU:1941
DMZ - Live at the Rat 1976 Label:BOMP Records Two prev unrel LIVE shows. The first one, from 1976, features the original line-up and conveys the sheer power and passion of this amazing band. The second show is equally great as it documents their 1993 one-time reunion. Both shows were recorded at the Rat, the Boston club where they and so many other classic bands emerged in the '70s. Extensively remastered by Mono Man. LP $15 SKU:2339
EMBERMEN FIVE- Fire In Their Hearts (60s U.S. garage nugget) SAALE! - Label:BREAK A WAY Another nugget unearthed! North Dakota 60's beat/garagers making it big in their home state and surrounding areas. They had the chance to make it nationally and record for Chess Records. It didn t pan out, but in their region they are fondly remembered today. Among garage aficianados they are appreciated for their outstanding 45s, such as 'Fire In My Heart', 'That's Why I Need You' or 'Baby I`m Forgettin' You'. This package presents their complete studio recordings plus three previously unreleased live tracks including Land Of 1000 Dances, You Make Feel So Good and I ll Go Crazy -Freak Emporium LP $15 SKU:23194
FLAMIN GROOVIES- Straight Outta Madrid - 10” - LAST COPIES! Label:MARILYN/ALIVE 3 former members of The Flamin’ Groovies getting together for some live fun in Spain.
A 10 vinyl EP recorded in mono direct to DAT May 19, 1994 at The Revolver Club, Madrid, Spain.Produced by James Ferrell, Chris Wilson & Danny Mihm. Chris Wilson – vocals & guitar (bass on “Sympathy For The Devil”); James Ferrell – lead guitar; Danny Mihm – drums, percussion; special guest, Daniel Jeanrenaud – bass guitar & backing vocals.
Cover art by Paul Mavrides. Design by Patrick Boissel. Edited & mastered by “Doctor” Mike Wolf at Music Box Studio, Hollywood, California. “Thanks to Guy de Seze of La Reniere, Fabrice & Mireille, Philippe Maurizi, Jean-Herve Michel, Easy, Alfonso Cito Sanchez, the Revolver Club, the Spanish audience, Ruta 66, James Henry and to Roy, George, Timmy & Cyril” LP $10 SKU:13108
MESSER CHUPS -Crazy Price(surf/rockabilly)Label:TRASH WAX irst time on vinyl. Brilliant retro release of 'Crazy Price', remastered for vinyl by Oleg himself and includes the amazingly wigged out 'Fantomasophobia'. 14 tracks of mind bending instro madness. '3 Minutes To Massacre' is a play on Lee Hazlewood and Duane Eddy's 'Girl On Death Row'. 'Ghost Rider To West' is a tremolo heavy rocker with a rather speedy double bass break! 'Satan Jeans' is a straight up lift of 'Radioactive Kid'... but not as you know it! The usual eclectic mix of surf, rockabilly, jazz beats, B-movie samples, lounge and and a pretty warped mind putting them altogether. Originally released on CD only in 2003 by Solnze. LP $22 SKU:22677
SS-20 -Dream Life. (rare Voxx 60s style psych ) LAST COPIES - Label:VOXX rare early BOMP release nearly out out print,
Put together Bruce Wagner, an amazingly nuanced guitarist terminally influenced by '60s psychedelic rock, with Madeline Ridley, a goth queen who prayed to Jim Morrison and Syd Barrett almost as often as she slit her own wrists, throw in ace drummer David Winogrond (Skooshny, Davie Allen, Sylvia Juncosa) and ace producer Gary Stern, add astonishing cover versions of "My Eyes Have Seen You" (Doors), "Penetration" (Stooges) and a brach of vampiric originals, and you have this sleeping gem of an album. Fantastic instrumental improvisation nailed to a mesmerizingly gloomy vocal presence makes for an album that, if you haven't heard it, you really should be asking yourself why... [6/86] Greg Shaw
Voxx caught the rebounding Sky on a four-song 1986 7-inch shared with soothing/scathing psych punks SS-20, whom the aging guru had first augmented/sabotaged (according to one's point of view) onstage during his unexpected resurgence in Hollywood in the early '80s, when he would climb up unannounced to join every single band of the then-popular garage contingent spearheaded by Greg Shaw's Voxx label and Cavern Club. Originally a kick, it quickly became a drag to the young Beatle-booted hipsters, and a band called Purple Electricity was cooked up as a stake through Sky's hollow heart. Featuring the McDonald brothers from Redd Kross and Primate Brian Corrigan on drums, the intent was to daze and confuse Mr. Saxon, as well as any sycophants still blindly following. Drawing heavily from familiar '70s metal tunes, the blatantly unrehearsed music of the March '86 show documented on Private Party is matched with a disconnected and distracted Sky, recorded in glorious walkmanorama. Just to cap off this travesty, all of the songs — including indisputable covers — are credited to SS Saxon. LP $15 SKU:2299
STEPPES - Alive-Alive Oh-Live (Psych-folk masterpiece ) SLIGHT COVER DAMAGE BUT MINT VINYLLabel:Voxx About to go out of print forever, will NOT be repressed!
Only available here. Their penultimate release, recorded live in Germany, shows why European audience were so enamored of this band. It begins with the power chords and mystical innuendos of "A Play on Wordsworth" and proceeds through an hour of highlights from their first four albums. European tour recordings with bonus tracks LP $10 SKU:2140
VAMPIROS EN LA HABANA - Cada Vez Me Gusta Mas Beber VinoEarly '90s Spanish drunken garage. LAST COPIES! - SEALED Label:MARILYN SEALED ORIGINAL PRESSING RARE!
Early '90s Spanish drunken garage. WAREHOUSE FIND, only a few left LP LP $20 SKU:1868
BOMP - Classic logo -Label: The famous logo on a 100% cotton shirt. Tshirts $18 SKU:23192
BOMP - New design with Greg Shaw quote -Label: Black and white shirt with a quote from the late, great Greg Shaw on the back... “ "We are trying to preserve the best of alternative music culture from the creeping mediocrity that always seeks to envelop it." - Greg Shaw S/M/L/ Xl and baby doll . (2x-5X available special order see site for photo Tshirts $18 SKU:5452