Posted on January 25, 2019
Lots of amazingly priced psych, guitar fuzz and acid rock from all over the world just in, some one only so the usual rule... shop fast!
Also lots of restocks on items that sold out last week, so if you missed out on something, check the list to see if it’s back. Plus some bargain cds from TRIPLE X RECORDS, all for just $5.
Back at ya Monday, have a great weekend.
CWT -Hundredweight (1973 Brit heavy rock) Label:OHRWASCHL RECORDS/KUCKUCK (Germany) The only album from this English heavy rock trio, released on Kuckuck in 1973—one of the heaviest acts on the label. CWT Guest musician Cy Payne is responsible for the brass arrangements, which gives CWT a very special sound; apart from the fantastic guitar and vocal work of Graham Jones, the brass section gives CWT a Motown Soul touch, a real heavy groove. All in all, it makes "The Hundredweight" an interesting album with some faster and softer points. Tracks like ‘Steam Roller’ are devastating, filled with the hardest riffing and rough vocals. It might be accurate to compare CWT with bands like Sir Lord Baltimore or Cactus: they are of a same class, so to speak, and all liked their basic heavy blues rock LP $19 SKU:20784
GULDEN KARABOCEK VOL 1-Rare Anadolu Pop 70s garage funk -Label:PHARAWAY SOUNDS •Insert with photos and liner notes. Exciting compilation featuring some of the best 45s, released 1974-77, by Anadolu Pop singer Gülden Karaböcek. Ba lama and zurna mix with synthesizers, bubbling bass and wah-wah guitars. Traditional folk melodies fold neatly into nippy prog-funk arrangements that owe a lot to pioneering bands like Barı Manço’s Kurtalan Ekspres. LP $22 SKU:20785
GULDEN KARABOCEK VOL 2 PHS055-Rare Anadolu Pop 70s garage funk -ONE ONLY Label:PHARAWAY SOUNDS •Insert with photos and liner notes. Compilation featuring more heat by Anadolu Pop singer Gülden Karaböcek. On these tracks, originally released 1972-77, you’ll find a mix of traditional Anatolian melodies and instruments like Ba lama and zurna mixed with synthesizers, wah-wah guitars and psych-funk arrangements. File next to SELDA or KAMURAN AKKOR. LP $22 SKU:20786
LIBERMAN,JEFF -SYNERGY(heavy psych guitar/west coast/acid rock)Label:OUT-SIDER (Spain) “This album is full of strong instrumentals and a myriad of guitar styles, all impressively performed” – Aaron Milenski (Acid Archives) Chicago born Jeff Liberman is a guitar player in the best tradition of 70s guitar Gods like Hendrix, Trower, Clapton or Zappa. The perfect mix between virtuosity and feeling with a gift for brilliant songwriting. Between 1975 and 1978, Liberman self-released three albums on his own Librah label which were some of the first private pressings to gain recognition amongst psych collectors in the 80s. For his third album, released in 1978, guitar wizard Jeff Liberman incorporated to his heavy guitar psych style some cool cosmic funk, soul-jazz andA.O.R influences. Superb musicianship, psych / prog-rock flashes, acid guitar soloing, soulful vocals, occasional synths & analog keyboards, flowing rhythm section…featuring the Balearic classic “Transformation” (compiled by Psychemagik) plus other choice cuts. *Remastered sound. *Insert with liner notes by Klemen Breznikar (It’s Psychedelic Baby). *First ever legit vinyl reissue. *Includes digital download coupon LP $18 SKU:20787
MANÇO, BARIS -Nick The Chopper (King of Turkish psych/Anatolian rock)Label:PHARAWAY SOUNDS •Newly designed artwork. •Insert with photos and liner notes. Second proper studio album – originally released in 1976 – by the king of Turkish psych/Anatolian rock. Recorded in Belgium with help from session musicians related to Placebo, Janko Nilovic and Mad Unity among others, Nick The Chopper features lyrics in English, huge orchestral sections, and re-arrangements of many of the melodies from his masterpiece “2023.” Barı spent his whole life trying to communicate to the wider world outside Turkey. This was his last attempt at doing so with an album before turning to a travel television show to visit faraway places and talk to the young and old, one on one. Every production trick of the glorious 1970s was deployed to push Barı up the European charts, and now they can push him right into your brain instead LP $19 SKU:20788
MARCANO,PAUL , & LIGHTDREAMS 10,001 Dreams (1982 cosmic pop psych revelation ) DOUBLE Label:GOT KINDA LOST “…stretching our understanding of pop-psych and bursting our tiny minds with visions of unfound landscapes, [10,001 Dreams] is thee underground psychedelic masterpiece from Canada…”—Aaron Levin (Weird Canada) A thematic sequel of sorts to the sci-fi psych odyssey exploring cosmic ideology that was the British Columbians debut— LP $28 SKU:20789
MASON -HARBOUR (1971 hard rock ACID ARCHIVES FAVE)Label:OUT-SIDER (Spain) Smokin’ heavy-rock with early progressive & folkie, bluesy overtones from Virginia, 1971. Originally released on the same label as Polyphony. Powerful vocals, loud guitar and killer Hammond organ, flute... Think Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, Grand Funk. Master tape sound. Repro of the original multi-page insert plus liner notes. “This is an interesting and diverse hard-rock album. If you can picture slow, organ-rich heavy prog, jazzy sax instrumentals, and snappy riff rockers, you’ll have an idea of what you’re in store for there. There’s an air of professionalism usually absent from this kind of self-made records. “Tell Me” has a fuzz guitar tone to die for. – Aaron Milenski (Acid Archives) LP $19 SKU:19415
MONOCLES /HIGHER ELEVATION -The Spider, The Fly & The Boogie Man (HARD ROCKIN PSYCH 66-70-Label:OUT-SIDER This essential LP includes an insert with detailed liner notes and rare photos. Most people were introduced to the bizarre psychedelic sound of The Monocles (later The Higher Elevation) thanks to the inclusion of the bizarre 'The Spider & The Fly' and 'The Diamond Mine' on the legendary 3rd volume of'Pebbles' Vol. 3 (the "acid-punk" volume). These youngsters from Colorado formed in 1964 and they were famous for driving to gigs in a custom Cadillac hearse. Between 1965 and 1968, they released a bunch of singles for labels s.a. Chicory, Denco, Liberty. This retrospective collection includes the best of their 45 sides, plus some tracks that are previously unreleased on vinyl. You'll find demented psychsploitation ('The Spider And The Fly', 'The Diamond Mine'), crude garage-psych, sunshine-pop and jangly folk-rock, teen garage and frat-rock, pop-psych and more. LP $17 SKU:19401
MOOG, EMILIO APARICIO MOOG- Expansión Galáctica(Rare 1969 psychedelic/electronic)-Slight corner ding bargain! Label:MENTAL EXPERIENCE *Insert with rare photos and liner notes by Ruffy Tnt (Discodelic) “ In 2010, I was searching for old records in the city of Quetzaltenango in Guatemala. I found myself in a dusty basement which had been in another time the warehouse of Iximch, a rock-o-la machines distributor. It was an exciting discovery, two big rooms full of old 45s but also dust and rats dung. Among some incredible finds, I found two strange private 45s which had been released by local drink company. The song titles, Brujera (Witchcraft) and Transmutacin del iniciado (Transmutation of the Initiated) matched perfectly with the abstract psychedelic/electronic instrumental Moog sounds emanating from the grooves. I was fascinated and I knew I had a mission: to discover and tell the world the story behind Emilio Aparicio Moog. After seven years, I finally managed to locate all of his recordings, eight in total. Ruffy Tnt (Discodelic)Emilio Aparicio was an electronic experimental musician from Guatemala, a pioneer in using the MOOG synth in Latin America. He released a series of private 45s, recorded at his home studio in collaboration with his patron and producer, the painter RobertoAbularach. In 1969, Roberto travels to New York, where he purchases one of the very early models of the Moog synthesizers directly from Robert Moog. He brought it back to Guatemala and he gave it as a present to his friend Aparicio. It is during those years, 1969-1971, when the recordings included here, featuring primitive drum machines and the Moog synth, are registered. Most of the tracks were written at the country house of Abularach, where Emilio built his own home recording studio and where he spent long periods of seclusion. It is in this house where they also spent weeks experimenting with hallucinogens (LSD and Datura) in the company of other artists, painters, poets and musicians from the underground arts scene of Guatemala. LP $16 SKU:20790
MUNEHIRO NARITA - Psyche De Loid (the original psychedelic speed freak)Label:NEW RECORDS Munehiro Narita, the original “psychedelic speed freak”, is for many people the undisputed king of acid-fuzz guitar. In active since the late 70s, Narita is a Japanese psychedelic underground legend. After playing in cult bands like Kyoaku no Intention, he founded the brutal heavy-psych power trio High Rise in the 80s. His furious guitar playing, which involves lethal doses of fuzz-wah at ear-splitting volume, can also be heard on his current band Green Flames (featuring Mitsuru Tabata from Acid Mothers Temple). In 2014 Narita released a Japanese only CD titled “Psyche De Loid”, doing heavy guitar fuzzed-out covers of classic psych songs from the 60s/70s. But “Psyche De Loid” was also the first ever psychedelic album recorded using the Vocaloid technology. Very popular in Japan, Vocaloid is a software / singing synthesizer: you enter the lyrics of a song into the program, add music, and then you can have one of the Vocaloids – or “Vocal Androids”, mostly female - sing for you in a bizarre “android” type vocals. Previously available as a Japanese only CD, here’s the first ever vinyl edition with new artwork. “One of the finest acid-punk shredders to ever walk the planet, Munehiro Narita gives these time-honored psych rock classics a serious kick in the ass, in the most bizarre and Japanese of musical settings" – Steve Krakow (Galactic Zoo LP $22 SKU:20792
PARADISE SQUARE -Never Thought I’d See The Day Rare 70s GALACTIC RAMBLE FAVE)-Label:SOMMER Singer/songwriter Pete Ryder was a key player on two of the most rare and sought-after private folk albums from the UK: Paradise Square and Cair Paravel. Paradise Square was his first project, a group formed at Sheffield University’s Christian Union in the early 70s. In 1974, the band released their only album as a private pressing of 100 copies (five stars in the Pokora book). Fragile, homemade lo-fi psychedelic folk with acoustic guitars, violin, delicate male-female vocals, Xian overtones and hints of Incredible String Band or Dando Shaft. Remastered sound, repro of the original insert plus liner notes by Richard Allen (Shindig!). “Positively gorgeous UK acoustic folk private from the same team responsible for the Pete Ryder and Cair Paravel albums. Delicate dual acoustic guitar work andsoft male/female vocals define the group’s sound, combining to fashion a fragile melancholy presence. Periodic glimmers of respected artists like Presence andWater Into Wine Band. A five-star record and one of the most impressive entries from the whole UK progressive folk scene." —Ken Scott (Archivist) “Paradise Square issued their album only as a demo. Musically offers downbeat, loner hippie folk in the style of many of the releases on the Holyground label.” —Richard Falk (Galactic Ramble). LP $22 SKU:20795
DAS KLOWN -Rapid Fire (1989 street/hardcore/punk band) Label:TRIPLE X DRILLED CASE. Das Klown is a street/hardcore/punk band from Long Beach, CA formed in 1989. Known for their "In Your Face" punk style, Das Klown was one of the quintessential 90's SoCal punk bands. Singer AJ Ransdell is often seen performing in clown make-up and a red nose. CD $5 SKU:20781
E COLI- To Drool (post punk Los Angeles 1996 with ex members of Ethyl Meatplow Label:TRIPLE X DRILLED CASE . CD $5 SKU:20782
MIXMAG PRESENTS- Takeover bid Round TWO with Micky Finn-Label:TRIPLE X Overall, quite a good mix. Furious drum beats, big roaring baselines at times, it definitely has an appeal for the drum and bass aficionados. Plenty of variety and know how from one of the legends in Drum & Bass. A slinky sort of jump-up drum'n'bass mix, Mickey Finn's march through names big and small was a vividly entertaining response to jungle's increasingly bloated personality, tellingly released the same year as Goldie's SaturnzReturn. Though he had a lot to pick from his own Urban Takeover roster, Finn restrained from making it merely an endless label infomercial by choosing a wider variety of names such as DJ Krust, Gang Related, Johnny L., and Phurry Freaks. As a result The Takeover Bid: Round 2 felt full and refreshingly accessible. Standouts were Prisoners of Technology's droll "One-Two" and Aphrodite and Finn's terrifically progressive remix of Moby's "Honey." DRILLED CASE CD $5 SKU:20780
NOCTURNE- Guide To Extinction (1995 Texas dark wave /industrial music-Label:TRIPLE X DRILLED CASE .A blend of dark wave and industrial music . After its release, they toured with Ministry, Genitorturers, Christian Death, Godhead, Switchblade Symphony, Ohgr, and even Marilyn Manson. CD $5 SKU:20779
BLUMEN DES EXOTISISCHEN EISES-- Karawane der Mystiks(Experimental psych freak out Amon Duul style Label:Psych-O-Path Records Experimental freak-out with sound between Siloah and early Amon Duul, like a psychedelic punk jam. CD reissue of a private press rarity from Germany, with additional tracks from original recording sessions…. Communal tripped out kraut rock circa 1983…. Eastern open-air feel and hypnotic teutonic sound will appeal to fans of Kalacakra, Siloah, Limbus, Faust, and Amon Duul I. Official release with original artwork and remastered sound done by Alfred Otterstaetter. CD $15 SKU:20609
CLIMAX -Gusano Mecánico ( 70s Bolivian Prog masters) -Label:Retro Remasters Plus Bolivian rock band of the late 1960's to mid 1970's. They started as a beat, largely covers, band mixing hard rock, blues and psychedelic influences, issuing a few singles. They went through many styles during their history, later reinventing themselves as an experimental progressive rock outfit with the album "Gusano Mecánico".The Climax LP is widely regarded as a pinnacle of Bolivian prog CD $16 SKU:20731
CWT -Hundredweight (1973 Brit heavy rock) -Label:OHRWASCHL RECORDS/KUCKUCK (Germany) The only album from this English heavy rock trio, released on Kuckuck in 1973—one of the heaviest acts on the label. CWT Guest musician Cy Payne is responsible for the brass arrangements, which gives CWT a very special sound; apart from the fantastic guitar and vocal work of Graham Jones, the brass section gives CWT a Motown Soul touch, a real heavy groove. All in all, it makes "The Hundredweight" an interesting album with some faster and softer points. Tracks like ‘Steam Roller’ are devastating, filled with the hardest riffing and rough vocals. It might be accurate to compare CWT with bands like Sir Lord Baltimore or Cactus: they are of a same class, so to speak, and all liked their basic heavy blues rock CD $14 SKU:20747
PLEASURE SEEKERS- What a Way To Die w the Quatro Sisters (60s Label:CRADLE ROCKS Digitally remastered with many never before released recordings! the original 60’s all girl rock and rollers who started a revolution. The Pleasure Seekers lived, played, partied, and rocked the music scene in the Renaissance era of the 60’s, when female musicians were looked upon as “novelty acts”. The Pleasure Seekers and the music they played gained the attention and respect of Detroit “male rockers”, as well as the legends of the era. In just under five years, the Pleasure Seekers toured extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Far East, as a headliner, as well as being support for acts like the Yardbirds, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Joe Cocker, Alice Cooper, Procol Harem, Badfinger, MC5, Bob Seger, Iggy Stooge, and many others. CD $16 SKU:16258
SHAKERS,LOS LAST ONES! Los Ineditas + La Vigencia 25 Originals-Unreleased Tracks: Uruguayan 70s Rock-Label:CIRCOLO DEL DIS two compilations of unreleased and rare Los Shakers material brought together in one place on this disc, amking this pretty essential. The Shakers burst on the scene in Uruguay with a look and sound that got them attention as South America's answer to the Beatles. They soon got a contract with Odeon in Argentina; Odeon brought them to Buenos Aires, where they had incredible success with a single featuring two of their own compositions, 'Break it all' and 'More'. This made the difference. The sound was Beatles-like, but not an ordinary or rough copy, instead a copy of superior quality, superior than many of the foreign singers of that era. Added to this, was the quality of their own compositions, their own songs were of a very high quality. CD $14 SKU:20380
COLD WAVES OF COLOR -VA VOL 3 (rare UK Cold Wave 81-85) Label:LION Includes 36-page booklet reprint of the second issue of the Purple Twilight fanzine from 1985. Blinding 3rd volume of wave obscurities sourced from hard or impossible-to-find tapes originally issued in the early-mid ‘80s! Color Tapes again reveal a hitherto unheard slice of British garage cold wave recordings ranging from certifiable dancefloor aces to synth escape pods and integers between.We’re spoilt for highlights, taking in Duke Of Disrespect’s taut, jabbing electro stunner You Tell Lies (Banging Away) alongside the Hypnobeat-style drive of Disintegrators’ Oscillations and the cold, emotional pull of Silicon Valley’s abstract instrumental Holborn Station 3 am 3rd January 1982 on the front, whilst the other sparks up killer dancefloor material in the razor sharp 808s and synth voices of Club Paris by Beserk In A Hayfield (big stars of the first 2 volumes), and the roiling analogue psychedelia of Stereo Machines & Kinesis.No mistake; this is bona fide essential business for fans of early wave music COMP CD $14 SKU:20206
Envelopes of Yesterday-LAST ONES! The Manticore Records Anthology 1973-1976-Label:ESOTERIC Manticore Records was the legendary imprint established by Emerson, Lake & Palmer in 1973 for the purposes of releasing new ELP related material, but also to promote the work of artists admired by the band. The label was active for just over three years, but during this time the imprint released a series of wonderful albums by artists such as the Italian groups PFM and Banco, the US bands Stray Dog and Thee Image, along with classic music by ELP and King Crimson lyricist Pete Sinfield, and singer-songwriter Keith Christmas. Manticore also served as the home for the classic ELP albums 'Brain Salad Surgery' and 'Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends' and solo hit singles by Greg Lake and Keith Emerson.Envelopes of Yesterday tells the musical story of Manticore Records and features a selection of some of the finest music released by the label, including seven tracks by Emerson Lake & Palmer, Greg Lake & Keith Emerson. The collection is accompanied by a lavish booklet which features a new essay, rare photographs and label memorabilia COMP CD $18 SKU:20751
PSYCHEDELIC UNDERGROUND- VOL 16 (70s psych prog ) Label:Garden of Delights COMP CD $6 SKU:18025
PSYCHEDELIC UNDERGROUND- VOL 18 (70s psych prog ) Label:Garden of Delights Promotion CD with psychedelic cover artwork and coloured booklet of 16 pages. COMP CD $6 SKU:19477
COZMIC CORRIDORS-ST ONE ONLY! (Underground 1972 Kraut-Kosmische monster)Label:MENTAL EXPERIENCE Underground Kraut-Kosmische monster, recorded / produced circa 1972-73 in Cologne by Toby “The Mad T--ST (Underground 1972 Kraut-Kosmische monster)widdler” Robinson for his Pyramid label. Apparently released as an ultra-limited handmade edition back at the time, but no original copies have ever surfaced. Featuring Mythos drummer Hans-Jürgen Pütz on percussion & effects, alongside synth / keyboard freak Alex Meyer, poet / vocalist Pauline Fund and mysterious guitarist Peter Förster. Tripped out electronic ambient soundscapes, dark atmosphere, drones, plenty of MiniMoog, gothic Hammond organ, Rhodes, electric & 12-string acoustic guitars, ritual chants, effects, horror cinematic vibe… *Insert with detailed liner notes by Alan Freeman (Ultima Thule / The Crack In The Cosmic Egg); *LP Includes digital download coupon. “Fans of Terry Riley’s “Shri Camel” or Julianna Barwick’s “The Magic Place” will like this one…meditative synth drones and soundscapes that sound almost sacred in places” – Faris Badwan (The Horrors / Cat’s Eyes); “…haunting and seductive, recalling the atmospheric minimalism of Brian Eno and conjuring up images of celestial angels drifting like ribbons of smoke through the darkness of deep space…” – Bobby Switchblade (Will The Fire); “…Even the albums I did for the Cosmic Courier label seemed fairly commercial in comparison to what I really found fun…” – Toby Robinson (Pyramid) LP $18 SKU:20607
INDEX - ONE ONLY Originals Vol. 1 (1967-68(the holy grail of psych!) Label:LION All of the original compositions from the band's two self-released holy grails of psychedelia (the Black Album and the Red Album, from 1967-68) combined into one collection—all newly transferred from the original tapes! Most of you have no doubt heard of records that have been touted as “mind blowing”, “fuzz monsters”, or “lost/undiscovered classics”. The raves rarely turn out to be justified. That's certainly not the case with the music of Index—if anything, the raves underplay the essence of the band's music, which is seething with cavernous reverb, snaky guitar lines, and downer lyrics. It is fantastically minimalist, starkly atmospheric, and sprinkled with ferocious guitar work.
Includes a 4-panel color insert, written by Index drummer Jim Valice, detailing the band's rock and roll adventures, replete with rare photos. LP $24 SKU:19862
LIBERMAN,JEFF -Solitude Within (heavy psych guitar/west coast/acid rock) -Label:OUT-SIDER (Spain) Out-Sider present the first vinyl reissue of Jeffery Liberman's Solitude Within, originally released in 1975. Chicago born Jeff Liberman was a guitar player in the best tradition of '70s guitar Gods like Hendrix, Trower, Clapton or Zappa. His music is the perfect mix between virtuosity and feeling, with a gift for brilliant songwriting. Between 1975 and 1978, Liberman self-released three albums on his own Librah label which were some of the first private pressings to gain recognition amongst psych collectors in the '80s. Solitude Within, his second album, is a heavy psych guitar/west coast/acid rock classic with plenty of acid soloing drenched in fuzz-wah with treated vocals, effects, hard-blues and even some cool mellow folk grooves and experimental excursions. RIYL: Bob Smith, Terry Brooks, Robin Trower, Hendrix, D.R. Hooker, Bevis Frond. Remastered sound; Includes an insert with liner notes by Klemen Breznikar (It's Psychedelic Baby); Includes a digital download. LP $17 SKU:18343
MOTHS- LAST ONE - ST (UK underground hippie acid-folk 1970)Label:GUERSSEN RECORDS (SPAIN) UK underground hippie acid-folk from 1970, originally released as a micro-pressing of less than 30 copies on the collectable Deroy custom label. Mellow atmosphere with acoustic guitars, flute, bongos, bass and refreshing, sincere vocals. A few self-penned tracks plus some amazing & haunting covers of people like Incredible String Band, David Ackles, Dylan, Tim Buckley, Bert Jansch. Rated with the maximum rarity on Hans Pokora’s “3001 Record Collecting Dreams”. Remastered sound, insert with liner notes and photos. New cover design (the original album came in a plain white sleeve). “…Enchanting atmosphere and fragrant mellow vibes. Soft vocals, vivid earthy use of bongoes, and haunting flutes possess the LP in its entirety. The vocals throughout are subdued, laid-back beyond mellow...folk lost in a sleepy haze, for the beach on a warm summer's night...comforting diffused light hazily pulls the listener into dreamscapes where flutes softly cut swathes through mists with doleful but captivating sounds, crystalline clarity of sound...One of the rarest, obscurest UK releases” – Stephen Smith (Progressive Music) LP $19 SKU:16280