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Not only do we have the new SHINDIG, I got yet another batch of cheapo LPS and CDs for you guys! You can click on the pretty pink box for the list, lots of 60s and 70s psych and garage. And a big batch of previously sold out items too, for those of you who missed out.

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BEECHWOOD will be in Europe end of May, early June. An appearance in Paris at ITW is scheduled, plus shows in Paris, Amsterdam and London. Stay tuned for more details. DESTROY/EXIST featured their song MELTING OVER you and wroteBeechwood move within the limits of their hometown's very rich punk rock history, so names are going to be dropped, and the comparisons will be inescapable. Whether one perceives their sound as a more glam-oriented version of Television, a more intricate version of the Ramones, a dirtier version of the Blues Magoos or just something that could have jumped right out of the original Nuggets compilation, the trio's gritty sound is impressive enough to speak for itself and nail its audience down”. And POWER OF POP writes “Looking back to move forward. NYC trio Beechwood might be accused of backward gazing when it comes to musical inspiration but what’s the problem when the results are so good?

BUFFALO KILLERS premiered their new video viaPop Matters: “Witness the outfit’s latest video, “Parachute”, a track culled from the LP Alive and Well in Ohio. With a direct nod to the final public performance from Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr atop the Apple building in London in 1969, the video gives us a glimpse of the collective’s humor and an and an earful of its heavy-yet-tuneful band of rock ‘n’ roll.

BONNEVILLES LIMITED ED NUMBERED AUTOGRAPHED BUNDLE for their new record DIRTY PHOTOGRAPHS NOW AVAILABLE! Nice interview with them here.

NEW ARRIVALS

SHINDIG!-#76 Love Forever Changes 50th anniversary of Love's 'Forever Changes', Hawkwind, Ducks Deluxe, The Monochrome Set, The Mummies, Calibor 35 and hippie pulp fiction. Of course you also get the usual sections such as Shindiggin', What's Hot On The Shindig! Turntable, Thoughts & Words, Letters And Emails, It's A Happening Thing, and much more. (2018)BOOKS & MAGS $11 SKU:19572

6 FEET UNDER - In Retrospect (NEW JERSEY counterculture 70s psych)-Label:ARF ARF Very nice collection of counterculture psych from obscure New Jersey psychedelic band 6 Feet Under: “Like the Jefferson Airplane, Neighb’rhood Children and United States of America, Six Feet Under was blessed with a dynamic diva who soared amidst searing fuzz leads, swirling organ chords, and gifted songwriting with prophetic lyrics.” They released a couple of flop 1970 singles on Scepter before disbanding. Influenced by the Doors, Iron Butterfly and Jefferson Airplane, they favored gloomy minor melodies and naively earnest songs reflecting the state of social unrest and psychedelic exploration in the counterculture circa 1969-70. This reissue includes previously unreleased material that approximates what their debut album might have sounded like, along with some unissued home, live and rehearsal recordings. Prior to recording for Scepter, their drummer, Tico Torres, had been replaced on the grounds that he wasn't good enough; he became the only member of 6 Feet Under to make it in the music business, as part of Bon Jovi CD $10 SKU:19626

ASTRAL PROJECTION- The Astral Scene (1968 Pop/Psych-get out the lava lamps! )-Label:GEAR FAB This 1968 Pop/Psychedelic Rock album is just chock full spacey instrumentation and utilizes horns, woodwind, and string sections very much like those used in Sgt. Peppers. The theme of this release is based upon the thoughts and feelings experienced if one were to leave the physical body (Astral Projection) and become the spiritual embodiment (Astral Body). The Astral Body begins to go back into the physical body and causes one to think about The Astral Scene…..There are some very nice male and female vocals which are backed up by the great orchestration and this LP is one to set the lights down low on and turn on the Lava Lamps!!! CD $10 SKU:19613

BIG BOY PETE-Return to Catatonia (60s trippy psych) -Label:GEAR FAB Yes, the Bad Boy from Norwich, UK that recorded a ton of very psychedelic material on his own between 1966-1969.Big Boy Pete was truly a Pioneer of the English Freakbeat scene. England's best kept secret!! The CD version of the Tenth Planet LP released in 1998. Includes all the original artwork and liners by David Wells CD $10 SKU:19612

CHALLENGERS (Puerto Rico- ST (1969 fuzz guitar)-Label:GEAR FAB The Challengers- From 1969, an undiscovered gem from Puerto Rico. Featuring 9 original tracks, all sung in English, these Psyched-Out Vanilla Fudge/Santana styled songs are full of fuzz guitar and screaming farfisa organ!! CD $10 SKU:19614

CIRCUS- 1974 (hard hitting Wisconsin R&R blues)-Label:GEAR FAB Another great undiscovered band from Wisconsin. This hard hitting Rock and Roll and Blues band played with Tayles, Yancy Derringer, SOUP, and Tongue and toured the mid-west from 1969-1976 to crowds of thousands. Their Loggins & Messina/Allman Brothers sound comes out loud and clear on their 1974 self-titled LP. Off the master tapes, this release also features bonus tracks not on the original LP. CD $10 SKU:19615

ELDER- Dead Roots Stirring (psych doomers)-Label:Armageddon Shop Released in 2011, Elder's sophomore album is comprised of five sprawling tracks, equal parts hypnotic rhythm, uncompromising heaviness, and soaring melody--an hour of fuzzed-out goodness and uplifting psychedelic riffery. Remastered reissue. CD $14 SKU:19465

FREEBORNE- Peak Impressions (1966 psych folk collectable)-Label:ARF ARF One of the best and most collectable records in psych rock. Formed in 1966 as an offshoot of two Boston-area garage bands (The Missing Links and the Indigos), the Freeborne have remained something of an enigma; avoiding both the limelight and the eventual stigma associated with the “Bosstown” fad. Their eclectic musical vision, which incorporated complex musical textures, sophisticated composition, creative studio effects, elements of jazz, rock, blues, and free-form sounds, all create a truly ambitious period piece from the turbulent day-glow Sixties. During their prolific two-year lifespan, the Freeborne performed constantly throughout the New England region and in August of 1967 opened for the Velvet Underground at the Boston Tea Party. They made the connection with local music impresario Barry Richards who secured a record deal with the New York-based Monitor label as their sole rock act. The band was booked at CBS Studio in NYC which resulted in a remarkably well-produced, ten-song audio document of their full-blown imaginative compositions—an impressive and ambitious feat for a quintet comprised of high school seniors. While numerous unauthorized reissues of Peak Impressions have appeared over the years, this substantial upgrade is taken directly from the original master-tapes and includes six bonus and enlightening alternate mono mixes. This quality 78-minute CD edition comes packaged in an informative 24-page booklet chock full of pictures, memorabilia, and liner notes by noted archivist Gary Burns culled from insightful interviews with all five members of the ensemble. “…full of the acid imagery which typified the Bosstown sound in 1968.” —Max Waller/Fuzz Acid & Flowers. CD $10 SKU:19628

KNOWBODY ELSE - Soldier of Pure Peace(brilliant 60s psych masterpiece )W 24 PAGE BOOKLET -Label:ARF ARF Hailing from the northeast corner of Arkansas, Knowbody Else was a ground-breaking musical force during the Summer of Love, caught up in the post-Sgt Pepper / Byrds-ian dayglow era. What they created at Ardent Studio in 1967 with legendary Memphis producer Jim Dickinson is nothing short of a truly brilliant psychedelic masterpiece influenced by the times that were a changin’. How these ten unreleased original songs have remained unknown and unheard for 45 years is both a mystery and a crime. Arf! Arf! has worked closely with the Dickinson estate for this authorized release taken directly from the original master-tapes. The music comes wrapped in a luscious, 24-page booklet chock full of photos, memorabilia, and insightful notes by noted artist Glennray Tutor, who witnessed their magic back in the day. CD $10 SKU:14791

LIGHTNING - 1968-1971 (Mpls 60s LEGENDS)-Label:ARF ARF Lightning was an offshoot of Minneapolis '60s legends Litter that featured guitar wizard Tom 'Zippy' Caplan. After recording the Litter's 1966 garage classic Distortions and 1968 psych masterpiece $100 Fine, Caplan split from the Litter and formed Lightning. The band started out as a power trio and cut one fierce Cream-inspired single 'William' b/w 'Of Paupers And Poets' in 1968 under the White Lightning moniker with Twin Cities record producer Warren Kendrick. The band regrouped into a quintet and scored a record deal with P.I.P. which issued their eight-song album. That album has since become a highly collectable LP. Lightning became one of the Midwest's hardest working rock acts and toured extensively throughout the region during their three-year tenure. This authorized CD reissue includes their entire LP, the aforementioned 45, plus six additional bonus tracks (including edited 45 mixes of two album tracks) all wrapped in an archival 12-page booklet with lots of photos and liner notes by Litter-scribe Doug Sheppard. Between this package and Arf Arf's White Lightning Strikes Twice [1968-1969] release, the band's entire musical legacy has been properly archived. Fans of Blue Cheer, Cream, Hendrix, and Arf Arf's four psychedelic Dose comps will really dig this new disc CD $10 SKU:12952

LINDGREN, ERIK - Sound on Sound (Brian Wilson style-Label:ARF ARF Long before making his mark on the independent music scene as a member of Birdsongs of the Mesozoic (among other projects), Erik Lindgren was writing and recording his own music as a teenage one-man band. “Sound on Sound” presents 79 minutes-worth of material he recorded in 1973 and 1974, on which he played almost all of the instruments. Lindgren was obviously heavily influenced by Brian Wilson's output in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and much of this has the sort of wistful, fragile, almost bewildered feeling of the work Wilson did in the years immediately following 1967. Other obvious reference points—they're mentioned in the liner notes—are the early Pete Townshend solo recordings, Paul McCartney, Todd Rundgren, and Michael Brown of the Left Banke. Lindgren didn't have the melodic brilliance of those composers… and these aren't exactly polished recordings, some of the rhythms betraying their origins as one-man overdubs. Still the collection has a basic lyricism that makes it engaging in its naivete. The CD comes with an extensive 12 page booklet crammed full of photos, notes by Lindgren, and a forward by his collaborator/Boston rock historian Eric Van. Lindgren has amassed a boat-load of eclectic musical credentials including his mid ’70s mod psych power pop band TNT, pre-Mission of Burma band Moving Parts, and his progressive ensemble Birdsongs Of The Mesozoic. As Lindgren says: “This contains seriously juvenile demo original material that I recorded in '73 - 74. I recently read a review which compared it favorably to Patron Saints, and it's musically all over the map. It's pretty amateur but musically fairly ambitious. CD $10 SKU:19627

LITTER- $100 Fine (60's garage psych classic) -Label:ARF ARF 1968 classic garage lp w/ unre demos. 20 page booklet The 1968 follow up to their stunning debut, Distortions, finds the Litter heading into psychedelic territory with a stunning remake of 'Kaleidoscope' as well as their first original songs on record. An early version of '(Under The Screaming Double) Eagle' shows the direction that guitarist Zippy Caplan was heading with his future band Lightning. CD $10 SKU:487

LITTER- Distortions (60's garage psych)NUGGETS style - Label:ARF ARF 1966 classic garage lp w/ unre demos.20 page booklet if you like 'garage' music / 60s punk-psychedelia at all this is a must-have. Two stand-out tracks. Action Woman, an original, also available on the Nuggets anthology, is one of the great lost rock singles. Had there been any justice it would have / could have been a top ten hit. CD $10 SKU:488

PANDORA -Space Amazon (1970s glam proto punk) -Label:ARF ARF Erik Lindgren's Arf! Arf! Records is known for gathering the most obscure unreleased vintage tapes for historical purposes. (They're also known to have a giggle now and again; a couple of the label's supposedly vintage unreleased tapes are at least suspected to be by modern-day groups recording in note perfect re-creations of period styles.) Though most of the label's vintage tapes are from '60s era New England bands, given Lindgren's proximity and tastes, the 1997 release Space Amazon is actually a bunch of circa 1974 recordings by Pandora, a Cleveland, OH, band. The tapes were produced by Joe Battaglia, drummer for Cleveland metallurgists Granicus, and only the first two, the thumping "Space Amazon" and "Daze of Madness," were ever released, and even then only on a flexi-disc given away by a local magazine. The glammy songs have a heavy, proto-punk edge, as if the group were heavily into the Stooges and the first New York Dolls album, and the theatrical vocals and self-consciously "decadent" lyrics suggest a strong Bowie/T. Rex fixation as well. Fun stuff, no matter when it was recorded. (MUSIC EMPORIUM)proto punk) CD $10 SKU:19193

WHITE LIGHTNING - Strikes Twice (70s Power Hard Rock)- Label:ARF ARF Grinding with the axe of x-Litter distorter Zippy Caplan, White Lightning's current charged Minneapolis from 1968-1971. Proving that lightning does strike twice, the band electrified audiences first as trio and then struck again as they grew into a quintet. Both phases are documented on this hard rockin' 20-track CD with extensive liner notes by Doug Sheppard. CD $10 SKU:11403

BLIND OWLS -ALL DAY & NIGHT(Texas Freakbeat, Mod, '60s Rock'n'Roll)-Label:SOUNDFLAT Here comes the debut album by Texas quartet The Blind Owls. These fab four mix Freakbeat, Mod, '60s Rock'n'Roll and garage rock in a catchy and fresh way that won't be ignored! It's 14 tracks of melodic harmonies, cool bass and swinging guitars! (2016) LP $16 SKU:18769

JODI - Pops de vanguardia (rare 70s S American JANGLY POP GARAGE!) - Label:OUT-SIDER (SPAIN) .The best lo–fi garage album from South America? Ahead of its time raw & homemade Sixties garage, jangly pop and basement psych sounds from Paraguay! Originally released in 1971 as a private pressing, "Pops de Vanguardia" by JODI contains tracks mostly written and recorded in 1969 (with some dating back to 1966) by brothers Joern and Dirk Wenger at their homemade "Jodi Experimental Studio" in Paraguay. Joern and Dirk, born in Paraguay but of German origin, started playing in beat / psychedelic band The Rabbits, who released a very rare EP in 1969. After the group split, Joern and Dirk travelled to Germany, were they studied arts and received musical lessons from none other than Stockhausen. The two brothers had built their own homemade studio and they spent hours and hours recording songs and experimenting to create their own sound effects (echo, reverb, etc). They called their music "Spontaneous Pop". "Pops De Vanguardia" was recorded at their own rudimentary studio with two tape recorders. Joern plays guitar, organ and he was the lead vocalist, while Dirk plays drums and percussions. From ultra–catchy garage–pop to killer instrumental Farfisa numbers and proto–psychedelic sounds. JODI could be seen as precursors of the indie–pop and lo–fi garage which would appear some decades later. *Ultra rare and obscure album from Paraguay reissued for the first time *Insert with detailed liner notes in English / Spanish and rare photos *LP version includes digital download coupon featuring the album plus bonus tracks. LP $19 SKU:19606

KING BISCUIT ENTERTAINERS- Northwest Unreleased Masters, 1967-1970lgarage mod psych legends - Label:OUT-SIDER (SPAIN) - A retrospective on Pacific Northwest band King Biscuit Entertainers, featuring Ray Kennedy and Roger Huycke from legendary garage band The Wilde Knights (of "Beaver Patrol"/"Just Like Me" fame).- Ranges from British-influenced mod-psych to early hard rock with stunning guitar and vocals.- A selection from their previously unreleased tape archive plus rare 45 sides, 1967-1970, including the fantastic garage-jangle 45 they recorded under the Genesis name.- The raw sound and production brings to mind similar bands like Brain Police.- Remastered sound; includes liner notes. LP $19 SKU:16755

LESLIE’S MOTEL - Dirty Sheets (1972 bluesy hard rock) - Label:OUT-SIDER (SPAIN) Remastered sound from the original master tapes. Includes an insert with liner notes and rare pictures. Pressed on 180 gram vinyl. This unreleased U.S. album from 1972 is now available on vinyl for the first time. Originally from Louisville, KY, Leslie's Motel line-up included several members from The Oxfords as well as Blues Project drummer Roy Blumenfeld. They played explosive, bluesy hard-rock with powerful vocals and stunning guitar/organ, in the same vein as early Allman Brothersor Ten Years After. LP $19 SKU:19607

MILLARD & DYCE - ST AKA OPEN (ACID ARCHIVES GEM, 70s folk rock) Label:VOID •Vinyl reissue debut for this Acid Archives gem. "... Impressive, successful mix of electric and acoustic contemporary folk blues, with three guitars and bass. The typical private press weakness in singing and playing is missing; instead we get earthy, convin cing vocals delivering no-bullshit tunes on Native Americans, the environment and society, mixed with more private love songs. A definite Tim Hardin influence can be heard, and as often it’s an advantage, especially since the emotional commitment of Millard & Dyce is so very real. A musical equivalent of those great old 70s movies like “The Scarecrow” or “Five Easy Pieces”; skillfully spun tales from the American underbelly with no desire to compromise. Fenner, Leland & O’Brien is a possible comparison, and this is at least as good." —Patrick Lundborg (RIP), Acid Archives. Millard and Dyce was a folk-rock band formed in the 1970's, and based in Baltimore. They toured on the east coast for several years and released just the one album via custom vinyl purveyors Century/Kaymar in 1973, which has since become a rare collector's item, recently selling in excess of $400. First time reissued on vinyl. LP $19 SKU:19625

PIG RIDER -Bloody Turkey Sandwiches (1974 psych folk rarity)-Label:SOMMER .Another ultra-rarity by British psychedelic folk band Pig Rider: only six copies were originally privately pressed by custom label Deroy in 1974. The music here is much in the same vein as their famous “Heterophonies” album but even more crazed. Some of the tracks bring to mind the more experimental side of Olivia Tremor Control / Black Swan Network or even They Might Be giants …but only 20 years before those bands existed! Electric acid folk with stoned homemade atmosphere, lo-fi sound, bizarre & funny lyrics, effects, backward bits, surreal humour, psychedelic skiffle and old-timey music hall parodies, brilliant folk-rock-pop and titles like “Interdrive Overstella”, “Be Glad For The Song Has An Ending”, “Pus In Our Time” and “Have you seen your neighbour in the bath”. Insert with photos and lyrics. Master tape sound. Limited to 300 copies LP $19 SKU:19609


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BANANA SPLITS - Tra La La (60 s) pic slv - Label:HANNA-BARBERA Fantastic Repro of classic single released in 1968 featuring the theme song from the childrens TV show The Banana Splits Adventure Hour! Full color sleeve and excellent quality! 45 RPM $10 SKU:12944

SHINDIG!-#76 Love Forever ChangesLabel: 50th anniversary of Love's 'Forever Changes', Hawkwind, Ducks Deluxe, The Monochrome Set, The Mummies, Calibor 35 and hippie pulp fiction. Of course you also get the usual sections such as Shindiggin', What's Hot On The Shindig! Turntable, Thoughts & Words, Letters And Emails, It's A Happening Thing, and much more. (2018)
BOOKS & MAGS $11 SKU:19572

BIG BOY PETE - Cold Turkey (60s trippy psych)-Label:GEAR FAB That darling of the U.K. is back again. Big Boy Pete (A.K.A. Peter Miller) is emptying his archives to give us his final recordings of the 1960's in his typical flower pop style. Featuring his 1968 hit "Cold Turkey", these psyched-out tracks will not dissappoint. CD $10 SKU:14118

BLEU FOREST - ICHIBAN Live At Jimmies (1969 summer of love!) - Label:GEAR FAB The very first recordings by the BLEU FOREST happened after they played a show at the "Hey You Coffeehouse" in Ventura, CA. Jimmie Haskell decided to have them come to Hollywood and record on the spot at his place. His intention was to capture how the band sounded live, and this is what you get in Ichiban: Two mics, the band, a recording machine, no retakes, spontaneity and raw energy, a time-capsule direct From Jimmie's place in 1967. The sound and the style reminiscent of what was happening in San Francisco around 1966/1967 is captured in these recordings. ichiban mirrors the pinnacle days at Haight-Ashbury, echoes of the summer of love, "Turn on, tune in, drop out"! CD $10 SKU:19325

COLOR HUMANO - ST -FACING BACKWARDS(Argentine Hendrix-Style Rock) - Label:MICROFON Argentinian import. Reissue on Cd of debut album by Argentian power trio strongly influenced by JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE, CREAM aswell as GROUNDHOGS and MAY BLITZ. Featured ex-ALMENDRA members. Contains some excellent guitar work by EDELMIRO MOLINARI. import CD $12 SKU:19369

ELYSIAN FIELD -ST (!968 PSYCH) Label:GEAR FAB The final incarnation of Soul, Inc. The band had by now transitioned from the innocence of the Pop/RoclkPsych sound to a more hard, angrier, and heavier sound, very much like most of the music in late 1968 and early 1969. 17 never before released tracks PLUS their two Imperial 45s and newly discovered acetates from 1968!! CD $10 SKU:18656

FLAT EARTH SOCIETY - Waleeco” + The LOST “Space Kids (68 Boston garage) - Label:ARF ARF Patrick the Lama said in Acid Archives, “Obscure and impressive melodic basement garage/psych excursion with a lo-fi atmosphere that would have most purveyors flip out, hits the Ampex two-track echo & tinny drum sound dead on. This 140-minute double disc set comes with twenty pages of extensive liner notes by Kath and Badge leader Val Rogolino, and a plethora of photos from his personal stash TRACKLISTINGS ON SITE CD $10 SKU:14799

GINGER BAKERS AIRFORCE-"Live in the Stadhalle Offenbach Germany 1970 DOUBLE CD -Label:VOICEPRINT Ginger Baker is probably best known as the drummer with British rock bands Cream and Blind Faith. Ginger's next musical stop was his own band Ginger Baker's Airforce who released two albums of part studio/part live recordings. This short-lived band broke up in late 1970, and Ginger then went to briefly live in Africa, where in Nigeria he established his own recording studios in Lagos whilst also forming the band Salt, a band which managed to fuse jazz with African rhythms. A return to the UK in the mid seventies saw Ginger join forces with the Gurvitz brothers late of Three Man Army and Gun in the Baker Gurvitz Army. Releasing a number of albums with this band Ginger re established his rock career. Apart from live recordings included on the two original Airforce albums, Ginger Baker's Airforce recordings are extremely rare. This is an audience recording of Airforce in Offenbach Germany on 18 December 1970. This performance captures the second incarnation of Airforce following the departure of Steve Winwood and Chris Wood, who had returned to Traffic by this time. Nevertheless, it is a lively performance—actually one of the final Airforce performances before the band split. The performance features (amongst others) the Cream classic ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’ and Ginger's contribution to the Blind Faith album, ‘Do What You Like,’ alongside tracks from the second Airforce album, including ‘We Free Kings,’ ‘Let Me Ride,’ ‘Toady’ and ‘12 Gates Of The City.’ The recordings featured in the Official Ginger Baker Bootleg series are sure to become collector's items and are all sanctioned by Ginger Baker CD $10 SKU:19501

IVORY- ST (ultra rare 1968 psych gem ) mini lp slv - Label:GEAR FAB Yes, the great 1968 recording by this virtually unknown band that modeled their musicafter the sounds of The Jefferson Airplane; in fact, it was produced by the Airplane's great genius himself:Mr. Al Schmitt!! Featuring the beautiful female vocals of Chris Christman, this fuzzed-out, psychedelic gemtells the story of this band by the band member's themselves. CD $10 SKU:18636

LOVE LIVE LIFE + 1- Love Will Make A Better You (Japanese psych) Label:DRONE SYNDICATE Number six on the Japrocksampler Top 50, available again for the first time in over a decade! "Commencing with singer Akira Fuse's goggle-eyed one-day-old-baby innocence, Love Live Life + 1's album opener 'The Question Mark' escorts us through an eighteen-minute free-rock R&B adventure like nothing before or since. Clanking harsher than even the title track of Funkadelic's Free Your Mind & Your Ass Will Follow, and twice as long; cosmic as the Cosmic Joker's Galactic Supermarket, and gnarly as John McLaughlin's out-there-a-minute axe excursions on Miles's 'Right Off'' or his own Devotion solo LP, do these guys fight for their right to party! The mellower second side includes the insanely brilliant eight-minute epic 'Shadows Of My Mind', in which Akira Fuse sings like some drunken Italian baritone, while atonal swooping strings and crazy brass support/undermine him; then it's off into a juggernaut bass-heavy clatter-thon with duel-axe outrage of the highest level. And how about that title track whose catchy bastard licks unashamedly rip Sly's 'I Want To Take You Higher', but still have you singing along with Fuse? The record closes brilliantly with the demented 'Facts About It All', which opens like Fuse laying a grunting 6/8 James Brown/Eric Burdon ballad on us. But no, this miniature R&B opera says in 2 minutes and 56 seconds what prog bands took a whole side to say. All hail visionary genius Ikuzo Orita for uniting his fave guitarist Kimio Mizutani with the errant free-jazz Gibson 335 of Takao Naoi, whose brittle spittle pops permanent wheelies around these slippery rhythm tracks. Also hail Orita for recognizing the genius of these songs of sax player Kei Ichihara, for trusting Akira Fuse's professionalism and open-mindedness, and for seeing this 33-minute-long classic to its unlikely conclusion." CD $10 SKU:10256

ROBBIE AND THEGEAR FAB 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

ACID AND FLOWERS - VA -21 rare 60s psych singles - Label:TIMOTHY'S BRAIN what else can you expect from the label named after Timothy Leary's brain? how about an incredible compilation of twenty-one rare psychedelic singles, delicious nuggets from a world gone mad with free love and expensive drugs, a world where LSD was the only truth, a world from which few have willingly returned; distorted fuzz guitars, phasing, weird echoey drums and songs about 'Strawberry Children' (the Hobbits) make this an expertly assembled psychedelic journey for all would-be stoners; includes tracks by Ford Theater, the World Column, Crystal Chandelier (the incredible and chilling 'Setting of Despair' that opens the collection), and many obscure others. COMP CD $10 SKU:5967

ASTRAL DAZE -VA 4 (tracks from the heydays of South African psych)Label:FRESH MORE SNAPSHOTS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN ROCK UNDERGROUND' - The fourth part of this compilation series features 19 classic, rare and obscure tracks from the heydays of South African psychedelic rock. COMP CD $16 SKU:19283

PSYCHEDELIC CROWN JEWELS-VOL 3 (previously unrel. obscure 60s garage with 10 page booklet) Label:GEAR FAB Yes, as promised, our third installment of this great series chock full of never before released or compiled bands from 1965-1967. Fuzzed out guitars, wailing organs, and lots of teenage angst vocals, coupled with photos and bios of the bands. " A Barrage of Garage" for sure!! 28 Tracks, 75 minutes in all!! COMP CD $10 SKU:18620

PSYCHEDELIC STATES- COLORADO In The 60’s DOUBLE CD Label:GEAR FAB This Two Disc CD contains 48 rare and previously unreleased tracks from the Centential State!! More great unearthed 60's stuff, featuring many never before heard bands. Many unseen photos and stories COMP CD $14 SKU:18600

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:741

TURN TO STONE - VA VOl 3 Ltd ed of 400 Rare 60s garage -Label:ASHTRAY Collection of 16 rare, obscure and cool 1964-68 US local garage/psych 45´s offering a mix of straight ahead boss garage rock, snotty punkers, thrilling teen coolness and spooky and trippy punkadelic 45s. 95% of all tracks compiled for the first time. LP is painstakingly remastered and comes with a cool full coloured cover offering label reprints on the back. COMP LP $18 SKU:15961

TWELVE STRING HIGH -2xLP (GATEFOLD) Mind expanding tunes! Label:YOU ARE THE COSMOS This mind-expanding compilation features 23 bands from around the globe playing 12-string electric guitar. Contains songs by Higher State, Deadbeat Poets, Dreaming Spires, Jangle Band, and more. Includes a two-sided poster and booklet. (2016) COMP LP $26 SKU:18102

BARON FOUR - Silvaticus(British R&Beat mavericks)-Label:GET HIP Opaque Orange vinyl limited to 300 copies,LP's housed in a heavy Stoughton jacket LP's include download coupon.The explosive second album by British R&Beat mavericks The Baron Four contains 10 original blasts and two covers--featuring ex-Vicar Mike Whitaker on vox/bass and garage guru Miole (The Embrooks, Higher State) on guitar. (2017)LP $16 SKU:19476

DELLO, PETE & FRIENDS- Into your Ears(70s psych masterpiece-Label:GOT KINDA LOST Psych collectors hail this as a masterpiece, an irresistible set of songs both beautiful and whimsical. Four bonus tracks; limited to 3000 copies! LP $18 SKU:4944

ELDER- Dead Roots Stirring ( psych doomers )DBL COLOR VINYL GATEFOLD-Label:Armageddon Shop Originally issued in 2007, Elder's debut album is thick with massive riffs, epic psychedelic landscapes, spacey keyboards, and delay soaked vocals. This 10th Anniversary edition includes early tracks from a 2006 split. Remastered reissue. (2017) LP $28 SKU:19358

ERTLIF -Relics From The Past(Prev unrel ’70s homemade recordings by Swiss prog /psych legends)Label:SOMMER Previously unreleased ’74–75 homemade recordings by Swiss prog /psych legends Ertlif. Raw, in–your–face hard–progressive sound with ultra–loud fuzz–wah guitar plus Hammond, Mellotron, synths, powerful (English) vocals. A great find for anyone into underground psychedelia. RIYL: DEEP PURPLE, ATOMIC ROOSTER, BLACK SABBATH, CRESSIDA, AINIGMA, NECRONOMICON, PACIFIC SOUND. In March 1974, Ertlif recorded some of their songs in the large reception hall of the Vogelsang schoolhouse in Basel. With these demo recordings, they acquired concert bookings and later that year a German record company offered them an album contract. In preparation for the studio they completed a demo recording of 'Edgar Flee'. In January 1975 they recorded the song in their rehearsal studio using the same equipment as for the March 1974 demo recordings. All recordings were made without overdubbing. Sadly, the record company went bankrupt before they made it into the studio. By that time, Ertlif were playing what they called symphonic rock with a strong emphasis on keyboards – two organs, Mellotron, electric piano and synthesizer. Together with a distinctive guitar sound, they had established their reputation as a highly creative band and this is what you can now hear on this album. *First ever release of these ’74–75 unreleased recordings by Ertlif. *Remastered from the original master tapes by Eroc. *Lacquer cut by SST Brüggeman *Insert with liner notes by band member Teddy Riedo plus rare photos and memorabilia. LP $19 SKU:19569

GREYLOCK MANSION-ST (underground PSYCH 68 w 3 inserts) LION SOLD OUTLabel:Lysergic Sound Unother buried treasure of pure underground psychedelia: •A true masterpiece of 60’s U.S. underground psychedelic rock, finally re-issued •This is a fully licensed Lysergic Sound Distributors release, presented only as a limited vinyl release.•Comes with three inserts! LP $24 SKU:17972

GROOVY MOVIES - ST (60s psych-pop style)-Label:HIDDEN VOLUME Philadelphia’s Groovy Movies (aka Nick Carlisi) makes their vinyl debut with nine cuts of sweet sunshine soungs that echo the brighter side of '60s psych-pop. Filled with blissed-out jangle, this LP is the perfect summer soundtrack. (2017) LP $16 SKU:19143

MCKENNA MENDELSON BLUES- ST (bluesy psych demo tapes from 1968) -Label:PACEMAKER Another great album from Canada's legendary Paragon label, a set of super bluesy psych demo tapes from 1968; the band’s album “Stink” was received not just as a great album of electric blues, but as some sort of revelation when it appeared in the second half of 1969. Lead guitarist Mike McKenna spent time ('67-'68) in the Ugly Ducklings, but he had already developed a 'local hero' tag by playing hard electric blues as a member of the legendary Luke and the Apostles. Together, he and Joe Mendelson made arrestingly earthy music, which soon attracted another of Toronto's rock gods of the day, bassist Denny Gerrard from the Paupers, whose legendary talents had served him well on the stage of the Monterey Pop Festival, where his work with the Paupers was (and still is) considered a highlight. The material included on this disc, which was demo material that now the band claim was “bootegged” by the legitimate Paragon label (a little revisionist history, perhaps?), is arguably even more rare and interesting than that on their classic McKenna Mendelson Mainline "Stink" album. LP $19 SKU:19498

SWEET MARIE-#1 70s blues, light Psych and hard-edged acid rock)Label:WAH WAH The first of two great albums released by this Hawaii-based band. From 1970, this album pre-dates our first release by this band back in 2001, “Stuck In Paradise”. Featuring the same style of exotic-blues, light Psych and hard-edged acid rock, these guys really knew how to play!! LP $18 SKU:19559

TONGUE - Keep on Truckin- forgotten classic of late '60s American psych)Label:OUT-SIDER (Spain) Tongue were a blues-based, organ-fueled, country and rural folk-influenced hard rock band that emerged from the copious student population of countercultural Wisconsin. Though Tongue remains a criminally underrated outfit, and never made it big on a national level, their touring reached legendary status, particularly in the mid-west. They were on the road for 10 years and played 250 gigs a year without flying to a single one of them. LP $17 SKU:19452

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