Posted on November 07, 2018
I’m gonna do you a deal! Lots of adds to your favorite cheapo section, $5 AND UNDER. Over 500 items to browse thru, and if you’re feeling like a big spender, there are over 700 items in the $5-$10 section. And if you want to get some almost out of print titles at a fabulous price, check out the 200 items in our ONE ONLY section, things that are nearly gone forever and priced to sell.
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Nice review of HANDSOME JACKfrom The Daily Express UK, comparing them to Creedence, Buffalo Springfield and The Black Crowes.
Paul Collinskills it again with a rave from GOLDMINE: A few of the tracks—“Go,” “Kind of Girl,” and “Just Too Bad You’re Leaving”—wouldn’t have sounded out of place on the first Beat album, which is to say they’re pretty damned fab.— John Borack
Handsome Jack is on tour in the US with ALL THEM WITCHES, don’t miss the show. Check the tour dates here!
STARR, EDWIN – Motown Legends: War - Twenty Five Miles Label:RHINO UNSEALED BUT MINT Archive copy previously owned by either the owner of ALIVE or BOMP CD $5 SKU:20517
GHOULS NIGHT OUT Vol 2- Killer Halloween Rockers For Your Thrilling Pleasure-Label:SIMPLETONE GNO Volume 2 resurrects 14 more thrilling, chilling Halloween-themed novelty hits from the twisted minds of the Phantom Five, the Savoys, Hollywood Flames, Jimmy Dee, Al Elias, Lord Dent & His Invaders, Bily Snel, and more! COMP CD $14 SKU:20466
GHOULS NIGHT OUT Vol 1- Killer Halloween Rockers For Your Thrilling Pleasure-Label:SIMPLETONE Groovy and ghoulish groovers from the deeper, weirder novelty scene of the 60s – post rockabilly numbers about monsters, bug eyed R&B about the the boogie man, surf pop with schlockly Transylvanian narrators and more! It's really fun stuff, much of it probably made in the wake of the "Monster Mash" craze, and likely played by stellar session musicians under pseudonyms – but whatever the origin, it's bizarro and wildly fun stuff like they just don't make in today's music rackets! Includes "The Cave" by Gary Spider Webb, "The Mechanical Man" by Bent Bolt And The Nuts, "Summertime" by The Thunderbirds, "Werewolf" by Carl Bonafede, "The Monster" by Bobby Please And The Pleasers, "Vampire's Ball" by Mann Drake, "The Thing (Part 1)" by Curtis And The Creepers and more COMP CD $14 SKU:16768
BOETTCHER, CURT-MISTY MIRAGE-Label:YOU ARE THE COSMOS A wonderful compilation of demos and outtakes (with the exception of the single Sometimes / Share With Me (Together, 1969) by this exceptional songwriter-producer-musician. Yes, he was the man behind Sagittarius, The Millennium... among many others!. Limited Edition of 450 copies. LP $19 SKU:20362
CROOKS - ST BLUE MARBLE- (2009 psych Prod by Mathew Smith Label:DETROIT COSMIC SOUNDS UNSEALED BUT MINT Archive copy previously owned by either the owner of ALIVE or BOMP The Crooks is a trippy, psychedelic band who some might choose to enjoy while dosed up on hallucinogens. Fortunately, you don't necessarily have to be tripping your tits off to enjoy the band, you just need to be open to very long songs, unorthodox arrangements, and King Crimson covers. LP $10 SKU:20522
GIZMOS- Never Mind The 1978-81 RED Label:VULCHER The Gizmos were a legendary Indiana band of the late 1970s that put out three EPs at the beginning of the punk-rock/new wave age. Formed by singers and rock critics Ken Highland and Eddie Flowers in 1976, they released the EP The Gizmos (Gulcher, 1976), one of the earlies documents of the era. While naif to the bone, the four songs are quintessential: the surf guitar progressions of Muff Divin', the catchy Them-style anthem Mean Screen, and their little masterpiece, That's Cool, that weds the raw, menacing boogie of the Velvet Underground with the Rolling Stones' thorny rhythm and blues riffs. LP $22 SKU:20514
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ROCH, ERNAN- La Onda Pesada (70s west coast style psych)-Label:MARIPOSA (Argentina) Reissues of rare underground albums from Mexico: con las Voces Frescas "La Onda Pesada": first time reissue on CD of this extremely rare Rex label psychedelic classic (1971) from Mexico; West Coast style psych—a little bit folksy, a little bit psychedelic from this a Mexican singer known only for this rare album. Roch sings in English throughout, often in a mode that mixes bluesy phrasings with a raspier folk style, a package made all the more excellent thanks to the mix of acoustic and fuzzed-out electric guitars; these are heavy on dark-edged phrasings, and they really give the record a spooky feel, one that some people have likened to being almost folk/funk at times! Production is simple, but somehow heavenly, floating with a brilliance crafted from a very few simple elements; one of those rare perfect moments of studio magic CD $8 SKU:5964
RON & SPLINTERS- Go Ron Go (60s style garage pop) -Label:Inbetweens his collaboration between Dutch veteran Ron Splinter (lead guitarist of the seminal the Outsiders) and '80s Neiderbeat/garage revivalists Michel Tertsegen and Marcel Kruup (the Otherside), the Kiek and current instro act the Treble Spankers is so much more endearing for the fact that is a labor of love. And that's no bad thing. Four thirty-something beat fans talking one of their heroes into forming a band with them and it coming off is nearly miraculous. Splinter was such a unique guitarist with the Outsiders and it's so nice to see that he's still got it. Many musicians who "made it" in the '60s for some reason late opted for resorting to heavy metal riffs and a complete loss of what made them special. Thankfully it hasn't happened to "unsung legend of rock & roll" Splinter. This certainly won't sell a million, or make the band rich, but that's what makes it even better -- it's from the heart! As a homage to the jangly guitar sound of the '60s that Splinter perfected, here, obviously inspired by his younger buddies, the band ploughs through carefully selected covers of '60s garage/folk-rock tracks: Lowell George's early garage/folk-rock outfit the Factory's "Lost"; Buffalo Springfield's "Burned"; an out-of-character folky Townsend song not released until 1983 on Scoop, "Things Have Changed"; the Texas garage pop gem "Rejected" originally recorded by Sterling Damon in 1966 for International Artists; The Trashmen's venture into folk-rock "Hanging on Me"; and the Kinks' "Don't Ever Let Me Go." Along with these spirited takes, that are only slightly marred by Tertsegen's vocals, are a working of the unfinished Outsiders' cut "Space Demo," which was probably intended for CQ, and a new Kinks type Diddley instro-shuffle called "I." This set isn't mind-blowing by any reach, but to hear the Outsiders' guitarist perform some '60s obscurities will certainly please many. CD $6 SKU:18754
RUNAWAYS -WAITIN' FOR THE NIGHT (1977) -Label:CHERRY RED Re-issue Originally not released in the UK or US and only available on import, 'Live In Japan' was recorded in 1977 during the girls sold out arena tour! By this time The Runaways had become genuine superstars in Japan and this album, which boasted superior sound quality (by '70s standards) and explosive, uninhibited versions of You Drive Me Wild, Cherry Bomb, California Paradise and other hard rock pearls only proves to serve their worth. With the line-up still the same, just before Jackie and then Cherie were to leave the band the girls were on top form, making this one of the best live rock albums of the 1970s! CD $15 SKU:
RUSSIAN ROULETTES-R&R (Debut album from Sam of Digger and the Pussycats).
Label:OFF THE HIP Debut album from Sam of Digger and the Pussycats. CD $5 SKU:19228
SALEM’S POT- LURAR UT DIG (STONER PSYCH)Label:RIDING EASY Mired in drug-derived riffing and classic horror/exploitation ambience, Swedish four-piece Salem’s Pot have plenty of scummer groove in common with Electric Wizard on their debut, …Lurar ut dig på prärien, but if worshiping at the altar of Sabbath and drawn-out fuzz was a crime, we’d all have been put to death years ago. Their reverential depravity comes through in the three extended tracks, “Creep Purple” (14:28), “Dr. Death” (9:52) and “Nothing Hill” (9:12), and the album unfolds in a haze of degenerate psychedelia. CD $14 SKU:18827
SONICS- Boom (60’s garage) GATEFOLD - Label:NORTON The Sonics' second album is every bit as explosive and influential as their debut outing, loaded with gritty Northwest rock & roll. Sandwiched in between the abrasive classics of "Cinderella" and "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" (with the Wailers on backing vocals), the funk sass of "The Hustler" and "Shot Down," the demonic "He's Waitin'," and the sledgehammer, inside-out version of "Louie, Louie" (only three chords to play and they don't even play 'em) are the band's straight-ahead takes on old R&B chestnuts like "Skinny Minnie," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Don't You Just Know It," "Since I Fell for You," "Hitch Hike," and a nice barn-burning version of "Jenny Jenny." Where the Wailers cut down the trees and paved the highway, the Sonics were the first group from their neck of the woods to take that music somewhere wilder than their original inspirations. The second chapter of Northwest rock & roll after you absorb the Wailers' Golden Crest sides. -allmusic.com LP $17 SKU:18365
TELEVISION-ADVENTURE - (1978 ) 180 GRAM Label:FOUR MEN WITH BEARDS Released in 1978, Television's second LP highlights the guitar interplay of Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd and reveals the dreamier, reflective side of this groundbreaking band. Features original artwork. Reissued on gold vinyl. (2016) LP $22 SKU:17884
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IGRA STAKLENIH PERLIST (stunning Yugoslavian 70s psych)-Label:ATLANTIDE Reissue of impossible to find psychedelic masterpiece. Made in the mid 70's in old Yugoslavia. This is one of the best Pink Floyd-esque psychedelic albums. Stunning guitars and killer keyboards. Anyone into heavy psychedelia needs this one!” First album from the ultimate ex-Yugoslavian space/psychedelic rock band, formed in 1976 in Belgrade, Serbia, having been named after the famous novel by Hermann Hesse, "Das Glasperlenspiel" (The Glass Beads Game). The original line-up consisted of: Zoran Lakic (keyboards), Vojkan Rakic (guitar), Predrag Vukovic (percussions) and Drasko Nikodijevic (bass & vocals). In late 1977 Dragan Soc joined the band as drummer while they played live concerts at Belgrade clubs, preparing to start recording their first album, which they did in mid 1978. Upon its release the next year, the band gained reputation for elaborated visual stage effects and light show directed by their friend Goran Cvetic. IGRA STAKLENIH PERLI labeled their music style as "stream of consciousness music". Both studio albums, the eponymous "Igra Staklenih Perli" from 1979 and "Vrt Svetlosti" from 1980, are pretty similar in sound and resemble the style from early Pink Floyd and Hawkwind psychedelia, to German kraut-rock (notably Can and Tangerine Dream) CD $16 SKU:20305
ISAAC ROTHER & THE PHANTOMS -The Unspeakable Horror Of - Label:Rock 'n'Rhythm Records Fans of Little Richard, The Cramps and the horror movies of yesteryear will dig The Unspeakable Horror Of… Isaac Rother And The Phantoms! You will get ten tracks of spooky RnB and rip-roaring rock n’ roll recorded on the finest vintage analog gear in a forsaken synagogue. Put on this record and good times will ensue… But beware The Unspeakable Horror! CD $9 SKU:16814
LEE JANG HEE -- Meet Me In a Room (S KOREAN trippy psych folk) Label:WORLD PSYCHEDELIA This terrific album from 1972, by one of Korea’s most famous folk-singers of the early 1970’s (first issued by Sung Eum), features (according to World Psychedelia) "best production and trip vocal,” which we take to mean “trippy” vocals; echo-reverb is omni-present, giving a dark vibe to the grooving music—don’t know who’s playing guitar, but they serve up plenty of tasty licks in a Cliff Gallup vein (he of gene Vincent & Blue Caps fame); some of the ballads have a decidedly “Twin Peaks” sound—retro early 1960’s with a heavy dose of weird—with the fourth track being as great a psych dirge as you can find, down to the fuzzed out ending; no idea what the songs are about, but Lee Jang Hee is one tortured guy; track nine is a spiritual cousin to Lou Reed’s ‘Perfect Day’ from “Transformer”—melancholic verses leading to a great sweeping melody of joy in the choruses; from the liner notes, “While Japanese and American-style pop dominated the music scene after the Korean War, some young musicians playing acoustic guitars, started singing songs about love, nature and freedom. Then two singers, Song Chang-shik and Yoon Hyong-joo, released a historic duet album featuring acoustic guitars, for the first time in Korea. And a hippie named Han Dae-soo, Korea's first singer/songwriter, returned from the United States and held a concert singing a new type of song in 1969. Folk music in Korea was born in that year. The music touched the hearts of young fans and swept the university campuses and concert halls. Along with draft beer and blue jeans, the acoustic guitar became an obsession for youngsters. In the dark age of military rule, students sang folk songs yearning for freedom and democracy.” Lee Jang Hee also appeared on a couple of soundtrack albums “Home of Stars” (1974) and “March of Fools” (1975), which apparently are famous albums in Korea. CD $8 SKU:20395
LOST SOULS-mid 60s unknown U.S. Brit Invasion/ psych)Label:LION The Lost Souls never released any records, yet the meager recorded evidence that survives indicates that they were one of the finest unknown American groups of the mid-'60s, able to write both catchy British Invasion-type rockers and, in their latter days, experimental psychedelic pieces with unusual tempo changes and song structures. The band were also unusual in their occasional embellishment of the typical period guitar-bass-drums lineup with flute, sax, and mandolin. Although popular in their Cleveland hometown, they broke up in 1968 to attend college. Rhythm guitarist Denny Carleton, who wrote and sang some of their best material, went on to briefly join The Choir, their chief (and more successful) rivals." —Richie Unterberger The music scene in Cleveland in the mid to late 1960’s was ripe with talent: the James Gang with Joe Walsh and Glenn Schwartz, The Choir, Eric Carmen (pre-Raspberries), Glass Harp with Phil Keaggy, the Damnation of Adam Blessing… and the Lost Souls. Of all those bands, only the Lost Souls never released a record. Then again, they were in high school, trying to navigate dress codes and bullies—and playing in front of a couple thousand fans when not suspended. Sure, they lost a battle of the bands at Teen Fair 1968, but it was to the James Gang with Joe Walsh. And somehow it is the Lost Souls who emerge from that time and place with the greatest mystique and some of the most adventurous music, music which few have heard. Lost Souls main songwriter Denny Carleton released a cassette of the band’s original recordings in 1984. It received airplay on hundreds of college and public radio stations in the USA (and around the world), and garnered glowing reviews… and that was it, until now.Not only is this the first time the music of the Lost Souls has been available since that cassette, our Lion Productions edition is the first release for many additional Lost Souls cuts, including alternate versions of key tracks like the insightful ‘Things That Are Important’ and ‘I’m Falling’ (the closest to a hit the band ever had), all taken from the original tapes and carefully mastered. Seven bonus tracks highlight the work of Lost Soul's main songwriter Denny Carleton (one-time member of The Choir, and more surprisingly, punk legends the Pagans); selections by The Choir, Moses, Milk and Carleton, many in all possible low-fi glory, recorded on various 4-Track devices, ranging from power-pop to grimy garage.•Whopping 32-page booklet has the full story of the band and info on the recordings by Carlton
•Includes a multitude of unseen photos from his personal archive
•Carefully remastered from the original tapes (+ the occasional post-Lost Souls 45 single)•”One of the great lost groups of the 60's.” —Option Magazine CD $14 SKU:20365
PUGSLEY MUNION - Just Like You (rare garage psych 1971)-Label:GEAR FAB The great Mass. band that released this classi LP "Just Like You" in 1969. Great heavy organ coupled with fuzzed out guitar and tasteful vocals make this release a must for late 60's rockers.!! CD $10 SKU:19000
RADIO BIRDMAN -LIVING EYES (ROCKFIELD VERSION) (2CD)Label:CITADEL Living Eyes' was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales during a break in the band's 1978 tour of Britain and Europe. Relations between members were falling apart and Sire had dropped the band prior to the start of recording. Their breakup soon followed. Initial releases were cut from a tape dub of trial mixes as the band never received an official master. Red Eye Records retrieved the master tapes from Rockfield in 1995 and the album was remixed. The second CD contains the original Rockfield tracks remixed for the Redeye Records CD reissue, outtakes and the 1989 12-inch EP 'More Fun'. CD $19 SKU:19468
RHUBARBS REVENGE - Confessions Of A Big Lankey Dope (1973 classic psych )Label:GEAR FAB Don't let the title of this 1973 album fool you - this New Jersey-based band laid down some great covers of period music, and their original material isn't bad either - fewer than 100 copies of the original LP were pressed CD $10 SKU:20264
ROBBIE AND THE WEREWOLF- Live at the Waleback (Bizarre 1964 monster inspired oddity)-Label:GEAR FAB OK, so here we have one of the weirdest and most bizarre albums ever recorded. Pretty much unsurpassed in its level of incredible strangeness, this ultra-rare album from the early sixties (1964) California coffee- house circuit is like no other. Robbie is a folksinger of the frantic variety with a fetish for monsters. This inspired some of the most bizarre songs ever committed to vinyl. It was at The Wale Back in LA one heady night in 1964, that Robbie's solo act was captured for posterity by engineer Reice Hamel, now renowned as a pioneer of live recording techniques. The patrons lapped up Robbie's act although some of the more faint-hearted may have experienced a frisson of terror as he prowled amongst them, sweat dripping from his beard, laughing maniacally, during his atmospheric 'Dracula' number. With his long red hair and matching beard, Robbie was a striking performer with a manic stage presence, acting out his songs as much as singing them. His set consisted of his original songs and uniquely reworked versions of folk standards, played on a beat-up twelve-string guitar. Robbie would later join The Brain Train in 1967 and his wife Barbara “Sandi” Robison would become the lead vocalist for The Peanut Butter Conspiracy (PBC) . Featuring liner notes from Alan Brackett of The PBC and UK collector extraordinaire Gray Newell. CD $10 SKU:19459
ROGER & WENDY- Love Rog + Wem (60s US psych folk) deluxe mini-LP sleeve - Label:LION The Roger & Wendy Love Rog & Wem album is a alluring collection of shimmering psych-folk gems, and is the rarest of the duo's records (fetching $900+). A superb artifact from the early 1970s underground psych folk scene, taken from the original master tapes, and using the original sleeve artwork for this deluxe mini-LP sleeve reissue. Booklet has photos, great stories, and five bonus tracks, too! CD $10 SKU:12014
ROOSEVELT SYKES/VICTORIA SPIVEY Grind It (RARE 70s ALIVE RECORDS Detroit blues RELEASE ) SAALE - Label:ALIVE Two legendary giants of the blues captured live at the 1973 Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival. The release includes booklet with comprehensive liner notes plus rare & unreleased photos. CD $5 SKU:2222
ROOSTERS All of Our Days (60s jangly garage W stunning never-before-seen photos.) - Label:BREAK-A-WAY The Roosters have been known among fans and followers of the Californian mid 60s folk rock scene for a long time. Their “One Of These Days” b/w “You Gotta Run” 45 has been included on early garage compilations and is a huge favourite among collectors. Less well known is their second and at least as brilliant 45 “Rosebush” / “Ain’t Gonna Cry Anymore”. Additionally there´s a rare 1965 surf/mersey punk single released under the name “Five More”, an early 1965 acetate put down as the Avengers and most of all, three 1966 stunning unreleased folk/garage janglers recorded at Gold Star Studio. This collection finally puts all these gems in one place and unravels the enigmas behind the band on a LP sized full glossy insert with a detailed history of the band emerging from the memoirs of guitarist and songwriter Timothy Ward and the band’s vocalist Ray Mangigian. This is embellished with a load of stunning never-before-seen photos. Finally here´s the legacy of an underrated, but excellent band direct from Los Angeles, the mid-Sixties epicenter of jangle – The ROOSTERS! CD $10 SKU:19670
ROSS DE CHENE HURRICANES- LOWLIGHTS (GARAGE PUNK) -Label:OFF THE HIP Eddy Current Suppression Ring styled rock from Melbourne” With their tough-as-nails garage rock attack, Ross De Chene Hurricanes proudly celebrate the tradition of garage punk.You can hear the attitude in the Black Lips-ish ‘Sun Don’t Set When You’re Cool’ – what’s youth for if you can’t muscle through the toughest situation with a bulletproof sneer and a casual wink? Then there’s the specious culinary analysis of ‘TV Dinner’, all post-Ramones simplicity and domestic banality; the Digger and The Pussycats-like introverted pop psychology of ‘Personality Disorder’; and the King Khan-inspired career counselling of ‘In A Rut’. CD $5 SKU:19250
ROTOMAGUS - The Sky Turns Red: Complete Anthology(1971 protopunk) Label:LION On Julian Cope’s excellent Head Heritage web-site, the Seth Man raves about Rotomagus thus: “The first time I heard this track (‘Fighting C*ck’), I did not freak out. I merely walked into a nearby closet and screamed my head off for a minute solid, beat the floor and ripped my t-shirt... then I cowered when it hit me: this thing came out in 1971? Before “Raw Power”?! I just lost my mind... The only thing that predates this monster in terms of being a full-on amassing of all things heavy are all the many key points on Sir Lord Baltimore’s “Kingdom Come” LP and THAT’S it, brother. Hard to believe this is all pre-1971, as much of the demo is not just proto punk but proto hardc*re—with enough fiery attitude to make you want to scream along. The vocals are wild, while the guitar riffs and grinds and approaches a Stooges via Motorhead apocalyptic grandeur. Amazing! CD $10 SKU:14512
ROTTERS - Wrench to the Nuts Vol 78( Old School CLASSIC PUNK!) Label:DIONYSUS Old school, classic punk rock with all its crude, rude, politically wrong offensiveness and raw energy intact! This brutal 19 song onslaught is packed with new material and a few retoolings of ROTTERS classics. CD $3 SKU:19741
RUNAWAYS -JAPANESE SINGLES COLLECTION-Label:CHERRY RED he first CD-collection of The Runaways' Japanese singles.The CD features all of the band's highly collectable Japanese picture cover single sleeves, lyrics, discography and sleeve notes. The CD also offers two bonus tracks, the UK single 'Right Now' and its B-side 'Black Leather'. This was the band's final single release. CD $15 SKU:19673
SATWA-Lailson, Lula Côrtes (1973 Brazilian Folk trance gems)Label:TIME LAG Written, recorded and released just as Brazil's military dictatorship reached the climax of its long black arc, the one and only album by Satwa is a divinely subtle protest. Now reissued for the first time, Satwa, often cited as Brazil's first independent record, is a mellow starburst of acoustic jangle. Formed after the return of Lula Côrtes and Lailson from their respective foreign excursions (the former home after the requisite Moroccan sojourn, the latter a young long-hair back from the States), Satwa lasted only a year, perhaps due to their differing stripes. But for 11 days in January 1973 the pair jammed cross-legged and produced the folk trance gems that adorn this self-titled debut. At a time when censors caused newspapers to run cake recipes on their front pages in place of rejected news stories, Lailson only lets the occasional throat drone slip through his lips. Largely void of voice and word, the songs (Côrtes plucking steely leads from his sitar while Lailson's 12-string thrums crystalline chords) are loose and lovely. The sole interference in these glistening arabesques is the hoary electric fretwork Robertinho on ‘Blues do Cachorro Muito Louco,’ the most explicitly fried track. Otherwise, Côrtes and Lailson are left to experiment in musty silence. Seemingly taped live, each track is a dry documentation of the duo's gently rambling improvisations. Far from the recombinant psychedelia of tropicalismo that reigned over the pre-hippie underground in Brazil's bustling metropolises five years earlier, Satwa play bed peace bards. In double-mono, or fake stereo, Satwa is raw, untreated mentalism translated into pure songflow. At times exhausted and dusty – ‘Atom,’ or archaically splendorous (‘Valse Dos Cogumelos’), the duo's spiraling scrolls etched in rustic timbres unfurl gracefully. Satwa is a quiet triumph.” —Bernardo Rondeau, Dusted. The CD version is identical to the out of print LP version, only smaller—it comes in a mini LP style sleeve, with folded insert. CD $12 SKU:20304
THUNDERS, Johnny-Diary of a Gypsy Lover (23 TRAX ALTERNATE STUDIO CUTS,LIVE,RADIO)?Label:SONIC Punk rock guitar hero, earning a cult following for his noisy but epic style a few years before the insouciant new music gained its name. Following in the footsteps of his idol and role model Keith Richards, Johnny Thunders (born John Anthony Genzale, Jr.) lived the ultimate rock & roll life, spending most of his days churning out tough, sloppy three-chord rock & roll and gaining nearly as strong a reputation for his decades-long struggle with addiction as for his music. Thunders made his greatest impact as a member of the New York Dolls, the proto-punk glam rockers of the early '70s. During the late '70s, he was a familiar figure on the New York punk scene, both with his band the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist. Thunders performed and recorded steadily until his death in 1991, turning out a series of records that inadvertently documented the struggles of his life and his art. CD $10 SKU:20428
THUNDERS, Johnny-Internal Posession AT Last (Live Recordings)Label:SONIC IN COLD BLOOD LIVE SHOW+STUDIO ACOUSTIC CD $10 SKU:20429
TRUE WEST-Best Western 80s Paisley Underground LIVE,UNRELEASED,RARE RECORDINGS)Label:SKYCLAD True West was an American rock band that originated in 1982 in Davis, California. They were considered part of the Paisley Underground, a psychedelic-inspired rock music movement in California during the 1980s. CD $10 SKU:20432
BROWN ACID- THE FIFTH TRIP (60S PSYCH RARITIES)COLORED Label:RIDING EASY HEAVY ROCK FROM THE UNDERGROUND COMEDOWN' - For the fifth lysergic journey, Riding Easy Records has assembled 10 heavy slabs of obscure rock the likes of which have never been seen before... not in this form anyhow. And as usual, the tracks from these impossibly rare records have all been fully cleared through the artists themselves. COMP CD $10 SKU:19534
FADING YELLOW - VOL. 12-A LIGHTHEARTED LIFE (RARE UK/EURO 60s Pop/Psych)Label:FLOWER MACHINE COMP CD $16 SKU:12732
FADING YELLOW - VOL. 13 Lazy Days (U.S 60s Pop Psych and other delights) 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:13484
FADING YELLOW - VOL.14 Spanish Popsike and Other Delights -67-73-Label:FLOWER MACHINE HAND NUMBERED EDITION OF 500!
A unique trip into the Spanish late 60s/early 70s "pop-sike and other delights" music scene. All the trax on a compilation for the first time. 14 high class Fading Yellow tracks with 3 bonustracks on the CD COMP CD $16 SKU:14583
FADING YELLOW - VOL.15 Presented with lovely cover artwork, liner notes and rare images . Ltd numbered edition of 1000 copies. ( 60s Pop / Psych ) - Label:FLOWER MACHINE Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies. 'Fading Yellow' Volume 15. This volume digs deep in the American and Canadian late '60s scenes and offers 16 tracks. All these songs appear on a compilation for the first time. Limited edition of 500 copies on vinyl with laminated sleeve and detailed linernotes. Presented with lovely cover artwork, liner notes and rare images. This classic compilation series aims at colecting the best popsike of the '60-'70s. COMP CD $16 SKU:15077
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 A Collection Of Euro, UK & Australian '60s/Early 70's Pop-Sike And Other Delights-Label:FLOWER MACHINE . A COLLECTION OF EURO, UK & AUSTRALIAN 60'S/EARLY 70'S POP-SIKE AND OTHER DELIGHTS'.COMP CD $16 SKU:13485
GOOD TO THE LAST DROP- VA Killer Rare Sixties & Seventies Soul - Label:FANTASTIC VOYAGE (England) Killer collection of obscure soul tracks! Ember Records founder Jeffrey Kruger sought out the best soul sounds, and the label maintained a steady stream of classy soul releases throughout the sixties and seventies. The CD begins with five well-known Northern Soul tracks: Mr. Floods Party come in with a propulsive version of the Gene McDaniels song ‘Compared To What’; dance-floor favourite ‘Looky Looky’ by The Brothers Grimm is included here too. R&B flavoured items such as Jewel Akens ‘Wee Bit More Of Your Lovin’ have been getting more exposure in the clubs in recent years. The Casinos were known for their ballads, but ‘That’s The Way’ proves they could deliver a commanding performance on uptempo tracks too. Milt Matthews gives impassioned performances on four of his compositions, ‘Oh Lord (You Gotta Help Me),’ ‘That’s What I Feel For You,’ ‘Disaster Area’ and ‘Can’t See Myself Doing You Wrong.’ The Pac-Keys hip instrumental ‘Dig In’ was recorded at Hi Studios in Memphis. Dee Edwards has two tracks: the sprightly dancer ‘Why Can’t There Be Love’ and the yearning ballad ‘Hurt A Little Everyday.’ Tony & Tyrone whip up a storm on their pounding dance tracks ‘Everyday Fun’ and ‘Whip Your Loving On Me.’ Fork In The Road have the most sought-after Ember soul 45—both sides, ‘Can’t Turn Around Now’ and ‘Skeletons In The Closet’ are included. Ed Robinson’s ‘Hey Blackman’ is fine deep soul, a heartfelt call to black Americans to assert themselves. Mary Frazier Jones was best known as a professional gospel singer and offers a sanctified performance on Jackie DeShannon’s rousing message song ‘Put A Little Love In Your Heart.’ The catchy disco track ‘Good To The Last Drop,’ that also provides the title of this compilation, was produced by music business veteran Johnny Otis together with his son, guitar-star and incredibly underated solo artist Shuggie Otis. Nice shrink-wrapped slip-case packaging. COMP CD $8 SKU:16375
PSYCHEDELIC UNKNOWNS- Vol. 6 (legendary 60s garage psych) Label:SCRAP COMP CD $14 SKU:20086
PSYCHEDELIC UNKNOWNS- Vol. 11 GROWING SLOWLY INSANE (legendary 60s garage psych ) - Label:Timothy’s brain Very rare collection of psychedelic bands launched in 1994 under the seal "Timothy's Brain", with very dark material so far. Recordings are usually from the discs in the form of vinyl with some imperfections as "pops and clicks" but it is worth knowing this CD out of the print for several years. COMP CD $14 SKU:20087
SHAKE SOME ACTION- Vol 1 (rare 70s power-pop, mod, and new wave singles )Label:SSA RECORDS U.K.Compiling power-pop, mod, and new wave gems orig released on 7" singles 75 thru ‘86. 8 page booklet full of pictures and extensive liner notes. w.. Invaders, Boyfriends, Slowguns, Quads, Squares, etc. 24 tracks.Imp COMP CD $15 SKU:20513
WIZZZ! -Vol 2 French Psychorama 1966-1970 w 38 page booklet -Label:BORN BAD ..a fantastic retrospective that captures the sheer excess of its era, musical and otherwise -- the songs stagger across the tightrope separating Now Sound grooves and blaxploitation funk, complete with fuzz-soaked guitars, deep bass, squawking horns, and thick, swirling organs." --Garden Of Delights Killer WIZZZZZ compilation volume 2. This is the continuation of the very popular first WIZZZ! comp, the best French sixties comp ever. Includes a 38 pages booklet with biography of each artist andf ull of cool and unissued photos. Official compilation mastered from the original master when they were no lost or damaged. COMP CD $17 SKU:8864
WIZZZ! - VA Vol. 1 (60s- 70s French) w 32 page booklet -Label:BORN BAD Best-ever French '60s compilation, originally released in 2001 and now presented in a Digipak with a 32-page booklet. All the tracks here have become classic. This compilation deals with the groovy side of French pop from the mid-'60s to the early '70s. Crazy lyrics about sex, drugs, and other typical topics. COMP CD $17 SKU:19854
BROWN ACID- THE FIFTH TRIP (60S PSYCH RARITIES) RED VINYL Label:RIDING EASY HEAVY ROCK FROM THE UNDERGROUND COMEDOWN' - For the fifth lysergic journey, Riding Easy Records has assembled 10 heavy slabs of obscure rock the likes of which have never been seen before... not in this form anyhow. And as usual, the tracks from these impossibly rare records have all been fully cleared through the artists themselves. COMP LP $18 SKU:19097
CULT MOVIES SOUNDTRACKS - VOL. 1 (rare theme songs from early John Waters films and ultra rare punk 45s) Label:M-T ARCHIVES Vital comp of never-before released theme songs from John Waters early films "Female Trouble" and "Polyester" + ultra rare punk 45s from stars Divine & Edith Massey and psych soundtracks and outtakes. Fab music from fab films! COMP LP $18 SKU:20233
FADING YELLOW - VOL.14 Spanish Popsike and Other Delights -67-73- LTd ed LP Label:FLOWER MACHINE THIS TIME FADING YELLOW HITS SPAIN! A unique trip into the Spanish late 60s/early 70s "pop-sike and other delights" music scene. All the trax on a compilation for the first time. 14 high class Fading Yellow tracks. Limited 500 copies vinyl. COMP LP $19 SKU:14582
FADING YELLOW - Vol 15 SUNSHOWERS - US CANADIAN POPSIKE AND OTHER DELIGHTS Ltd numbered edition of 500 - Label:FLOWER MACHINE Limited numbered edition of 500 copies. 'Fading Yellow' Volume 15. This volume digs deep in the American and Canadian late '60s scenes and offers 16 tracks. All these songs appear on a compilation for the first time. Limited edition of 500 copies on vinyl with laminated sleeve and detailed linernotes. Presented with lovely cover artwork, liner notes and rare images. This classic compilation series aims at collecting the best popsike of the '60-'70s. COMP LP $21 SKU:15078
FADING YELLOW - Vol 1 DOUBLE LP 65-69 pop psych. anniversary reissue dbl lp gatefold sleeve. HAND NUMBERED! Label:FLOWER MACHINE DOUBLE-LP! 'Fading Yellow Volume 1'. 1995 saw the release of the original 'Fading Yellow' LP, numbered edition of 330 copies which sold out fast. Nine of the trax from that LP made it onto the 2002 'Fading Yellow, Volume 1' CD. So to promote this 10 year anniversary this limited edition double LP (500 numbered copies) is released, including new photos and improved sound. Beautiful fully laminated gatefold sleeve. Pressed on 160-gram thick virgin vinyl, housed in black polylined innersleeves. Considered perhaps the best comp ever made in this genre. COMP LP $29 SKU:18726
VIP VOP TAPES- Vol 3 (legendary compilations put together by Lux Interior himself) GREEN VINYL Label:MMR Volume three in the 'Vip Vop Tapes', legendary compilations put together by Lux Interior himself. Lux compiled these tapes to be played before The Cramps would take to the stage, mixing obscure and rare rockabilly, doo wop, surf and just plain weird tracks with crazed voice overs and excerpts from B-movies and worse! Should be considered as complimentary to the 'Born Bad', 'Songs The Cramps Taught Us', 'Purple Knif Show' and 'Forbidden City Dog Food' albums. This is an ultra-limited edition and will sell out in a matter of weeks. COMP LP $22 SKU:19575
SONIC’S RENDEZVOUS BAND- Live, Masonic Auditorium, Detroit 1978 - BLACK 180 gramLabel:ALIVE Alternative cover, different from the CD version. Easily one of the high points of Easy Action's SRB box set, and if you're hesitant about forking over for a collection that large to find out what Sonic's Rendezvous Band were all about, Masonic Temple: Detroit 1978 is an excellent place to discover one of the greatest 'unknown' bands of all time - though don't be shocked if you want to hear more after checking this out. - All Music Guide LP $16 SKU:8489
SORROWS - LP RED VINYL (70s POWERPOP)- Label:BOMP "Bad Times Good Times" marks the first time ever SORROWS music appears on CD as well as a LIMITED EDITION VINYL. Filled with never released recordings of their power pop gems, demos and live performances, the album is a feast for post-punk new vave fans and collectors who have been asking for years to be able to get their hands on SORROWS music.
Formed in 1977 in NYC by Arthur Alexander (ex-Poppees), Joey Cola, Ricky Street and Jett Harris (ex-Poppees), SORROWS were all about the songs. Their tunes are filled with strong melodies, irresistible hooks and creative harmonies supported by their powerful backbeat and hard driving guitars. SORROWS two critically acclaimed albums and several singles on CBS Pavillion have become highly praised and are sought after collector items. LP $16 SKU:12069
SPACEMEN 3 - PLAYING WITH FIRE (UK) 180 GRAM w inner slv.-Label:SPAGE AGE Spacemen 3's classic 1989 full-length 'Playing With Fire', gets reissued on 180-GRAM BLACK VINYL. This edition comes with a printed inner sleeve. LP $22 SKU:19849
SPLASH 4SHAME SHAME SHAME -10” (GARAGE ROCK)Label:DIONYSUS The Splash Four make the kind of records you play at those 'blow-out' parties: the kind of parties someone else throws, where the plaster has just about all fallen and the cops are due to arrive any minute" - Mick Collins. Engineered by Liam Watson, this '70s punk inspired disc will add that needed boost of mayhem to any collectionLP $5 SKU:18041
ST MORRIS SINNERS- SONGS ABOUT INSECTS (Aussie garage punk masters)Label:OFF THE HIP The St. Morris Sinners sole aim is to bring dirty blues back to the masses, make music slippery and to transform different genres into their own unique style. The St. Morris Sinners formed in late 2011, and soon made a name for them self around Adelaide as an exciting new live band. Drawing influence from: Nick Cave, MC5, The Gun Club, Beast of Bourbon and many more, the St. Morris Sinners have drawn on these bands to create a unique amalgam that is their own unique sound. Vocalist, Stephen “Slippery” Johnson’s lyrics tell character based stories of lost love, suicide and drug use, all with a hint of absurdity. Add to this the heavy, but intricate riffs of guitaris LP $5 SKU:18457
STARK REALITY - Discovers Hoagy Carmichael’s Music ShopLabel:NOW AGAIN “The music of the Stark Reality is as playful as it is wild... as fantastic as it is frazzled.” - Rolling Stone
“One of the most prized ‘funk’ artifacts of all time, Stark’s project allies Hendrix-stoned guitars, heavily-fuzzed vibraphone and Bitches Brew rhythms...” - Mojo Magazine
Deluxe 3LP reissue with digital download and 56 page digital booklet.
Track durations not listed on release. LP $25 SKU:20179
STEPPES - Atomic Cossack great overlooked psych folk 1992 - Label:Voxx LAST COPIES , early pressing. The first solo album by Steppes vocalist and songwriter John Fallon. LP $10 SKU:2142
STEPSON- Lost Tapes (Bluesy hard rock 1974 Ltd ed with insert , liners and photos )-Label:LION/ VINTAGE Including full size insert with detailed liner notes by Doug Sheppard, plus photos, and lyrics Bluesy hard rock band that rose from the ashes of Touch. Their sole album was released on ABC/Dunhill Records in 1974. Despite the fact that the band never toured in support of their amazing album, over the years the word has gotten out about this incredible album and the band enjoys cult success among collectors. Easily one of the best examples of "cock rock" ever put onto wax.
• Long sought after unreleased recordings from this hard-nosed raunchy Detroit-style 70s hard rock band whose 1974 debut album on ABC is highly regarded. Memorable tracks featuring vicious growling guitar from Joey Newman, soulful vocals of Jeffs Hawks, along with the non-stop rocking backbone of Bruce Hauser (bass) and Len Fagan (drums). These guys really knew how to ride the pocket and lay down some badass rock ‘n’ roll. LP $14 SKU:15357
STRAIGHT OUTTA MADRID -(Flamin Groovies) Live at the Revolver CLub 1995 - 10” -Label:MARILYN 1995- Here are 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 LP $5 SKU:13108
SWAMP DOGG - TOTAL DESTRUCTION TO YOUR MIND gatefold with poster on herb green vinyl ltd edition of 250- Label:ALIVE TOTAL DESTRUCTION TO YOUR MIND” (1970), has been called “one of the most gloriously gonzo soul recordings of all time”.
The title track is a slam-bangin’ chunk of rock and funk that’s pushed by a great session band including guitarist Jesse Carr and drummer Johnny Sandlin, and is easily Dogg’s finest moment on record. But the rest of this is great too, ranging from the consumer nightmare “Synthetic World” to the paternity blues of “Mama’s Baby, Daddy’s Maybe.” – AMG LP $20 SKU:15000
SWAMP DOGG -The White Man Made Me Do It - AUTOGRAPHED HOT PINK COLOR VINYL LP! Label:ALIVE Our CD VERSION is an EXCLUSIVE DOUBLE CD LIMITED EDITION that includes the BONUS CD “The BEST OF SWAMP DOGG’S SOUL & BLUES COLLECTION” featuring 2 rare tracks. Comes with a 4 page booklet featuring a photo portrait of Swamp by photographer Robert Matheu.“The White Man Made Me Do It” is Swamp Dogg’s new album, and his first soul record in decades. Over the course of 14 songs, and with the help of a cast of veteran soul greats, the idiosyncratic performer re-captures the spirit of his 70’s cult recordings. “The White Man Made Me Do It” mixes classic Southern soul grooves with pointed, poignant lyrics, reflecting upon race, love, and money. As usual Swamp demonstrates his savage sense of humor and his instinctive aversion to hypocrisy. LP $20 SKU:16308
SWELL MAPS - International Rescue BLACK VINYL -Label:ALIVE International Rescue is almost propagandist in its revisionism-- Swell Maps never sounded more like a real band. There should be a warning label affixed to this album to even the odds of people purchasing additional material: Absolutely the best record available by Swell Maps." - Pitchfork LP $16 SKU:16969
SWELL MAPS - Sweep the Desert -BLACK VINYL Label:ALIVE More rare and unreleased material exclusive to this release. "The first Swell Maps single I bought (Let's Buid A Car) still to this day gives me a soul scorched buzz'n'rush. As soon as Nikki Sudden's gr comes slicing slabbing and all out fuzzifying off that crackling vinyl groove you know yr gonna rock. The Swell Maps had a lot to do with my upbringing... I wish I saw them." - Thurston Moore / Sonic Youth - 1987 LP $14 SKU:13355
T MODEL FORD- Taledragger (Muddy Waters style blues)Label:ALIVE AllMusic Review by James Allen“ On The Ladies Man, T-Model Ford comes off more than ever as a living testament to the sustaining power of the blues” Playing tunes associated with Muddy Waters ("Two Trains") and Muddy's right-hand man Little Walter ("My Babe"), and revisiting quirky original tunes he has recorded in the past like opening cut "Chicken Head Man," Ford brings to bear his rough-and-ready vocal style and forceful acoustic fingerpicking with an intensity that suggests a performer a good few decades younger." LP $16 SKU:18376
TANGERINE- The Peeling Of great long-lost album from U.S. hard psychedelic '60s band )..-Label:OUT-SIDER (Spain) The great long-lost album from U.S. hard psychedelic '60s band Tangerine, released in 1971. Musically in the style of Iron Butterfly or Banchee, with great fuzzed-out guitars, booming bass and screaming vocals, including "My Main Woman," a 14-minute long spaced-out track. Remastered sound from the original tapes.
- "The Peeling of Tangerine is a stellar, accomplished album. More than anyone, the band recalls a slightly heavier Santana; the music is full of Latin chord progressions, salsafied and tribal drumming and percussion, and Al Ferraro's beautiful guitar work, as well as some of the dynamics of early-'70s psychedelia and soul." --All Music Guide (4/5) LP $15 SKU:15492
TOMS- Applestation ( 60s style Beatlesque powerpop nuggets)Label:FRODIS This newly recorded album containing 14 new tracks of Beatlesque powerpop nuggets is a limited pressing for fans of Temples, Tame Impala and 60s psych-pop. Grammy songwriter-producer Tommy Marolda continues to release The TOMS every few years while supplying his production and songwriting services to major acts like Imagine Dragons, Orianthi (Michael Jackson), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi) and many others. LP $17 SKU:19507