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First off, thanks for all the nice Labor Day orders this weekend, it was kind of insane yesterday, but we got everything out the door and on the way.

NEWS ABOUT YOUR ORDERS! We just got got a brand new mailing program which is now integrated with our shopping cart (a huge pain in the ASS to install, as these things always are… big thanks to my brilliant tech Josh for figuring it all out!) and many tears were shed and some vodka was consumed (by me, not Josh!), but it’s finally up and running and working like a charm. You will now be able to see your tracking numbers on the shopping cart itself, in addition to the usual email with tracking that we send out with each order.

Today we have THE NEW SHINDIG for you, with a cover story on CROSBY STILLS NASH AND YOUNG. You can also get a SHINDIG BUNDLE for a great price, so stock up on your fall reading material.

ALSO just in, a big restock from GEAR FAB, and you can see all of their releases here.

And of course, adds to your 3 fave sections:

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Thanks for everything kiddies, you guys are the best!
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THEE MARTIAN BOYFRIENDS - TAKE OVER THE WORLD (Garage pop Back from the Grave style) Label:RAVING POP BLAST Thee Martian Boyfriends from Belgium, bring their garage pop, mixing their love of 'Back To The Grave' style albums, with a hint of The Undertones. LP $27 SKU:23669

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

SHINDIG!-#107 CROSBY STILLS NASH AND YOUNG-OR GET OUR SHINDIG BUNDLE -Pick any 3 issues for $30 SKU: 19985- just SEND US A NOTE your choices with your order
BOOKS & MAGS $11 SKU:23689

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BLEU FOREST-A Thousand Trees Deep(1968 ACID ROCK)Label:GEAR FAB From 1968: An unreleased album which drew the interest of Tower Records until 2 of the band members got their draft notices and the band broke up. Heavy organ driven and Seeds influenced acid rock CD $10 SKU:18876

COSMIC TRAVELERS - Live At The Spring Crater Celebration (70s psych with Drake of Paul Revere and the Raiders)Label:GEAR FAB Between 1965-67, Drake Levin made his name as the lead guitarist for Paul Revere & The Raiders during their heyday. Joel Christie played bass as a session player for Lee Michaels. Dale Loyola was the drummer for Hook and many other LA-based bands. In 1972, they formed The Cosmic Travelers and relocated to Oahu, Hawaii. This Ultra-Rare live 1972 recording of them in the extinct crater of Diamond Head in front of 7,000 fans is full of long, crazed fuzzed outguitars, thundering bass, and pounding drum jams. The liner notes are written by Drake’s widow Sandra who was there with them and tells the whole story of this psychedelic adventure in the tropics!! CD $10 SKU:14699

COUNTDOWN FIVE -Complete Recordings 1969 GARAGE psych ) DBL CD Label:GEAR FAB Finally, the complete recorded history of Galveston’s Premier Psychedelic/Garage band. All 7 of their Pic, Toucan, Cinema, and Cobblestone 45s PLUS 20 previously unreleased recordings from 1966-1969. With the exception of their first 2 45s on Pic (Tracks 1-4), all are off the master 4 & 8 Track tapes!! Featuring their complete biography with photos, posters, and other memorabilia from their inception to final break up!! Take a trip with the band members through the greatest period of American Rock Music!! CD $14 SKU:20074

CYKLE - Featuring the Young Ones (US 60s PSYCH LEGENDS! - Label:GEAR FAB Reissue taken from the original masters by USA PSYCH-LEGENDS 'Cykle'. Included here all of their 1969 album + 4 tracks by THE YOUNG ONES (pre-CYKLE) and 3 solo trax by Jim Sossman (leader of the group CD $10 SKU:19324

DEERFIELD - Nil Desperandum (1971 Texas Buffalo SPringfield style) - Label:GEAR FAB This classic 1971 Texas band features great harmonies and instrumentation, very much in the vien of America, The Eagles, and Buffalo Springfield. The original Flat Rock releases, right off the Master Tapes!! CD $10 SKU:19635

HAYMARKET SQUARE- Magic Lantern (60s Acid Psych ) - Label:GEAR FAB An Official CD reissue of this brilliant US '60s acid psych album. US '60s acid psych album.Magnificent and powerful classic by this Chicago area band. Catchy drumming, screaming fuzz guitar, and the beautiful and powerful voice of Gloria Lambert make this one of the most sought after releases of the late 60's. And finally the whole story told by the band members themselves!! CD $10 SKU:23376

REASON - Age of Reason(1969 gem of heavy organ-driven rock)Label:GEAR FAB Here we have a real gem of heavy organ-driven rock, dating from 1969! Featuring a guest appearance by the great Danny Gatton on two cuts, this rare album contains both originals and some great covers of the day. CD $10 SKU:21728

SHORTCROSS - Arising (1972 Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Grand Funk Railroad style)-Label:GEAR FAB AllMusic Review by Stanton Swihart [-]Opening with song titles such as "Nothin' But a Woman," "Wastin' Time," "Suicide Blues," and "Just Don't Care," Short Cross made no secret on their sole 1972 album, Arising of the fact that they aspired to make hard blues-rock like their idols -- Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Grand Funk Railroad -- were creating. Sure enough, the album is a piece of competently played blues-rock. All the bandmembers are quality musicians: the drums fall into a nice groove, the basslines soar and dip, and there is no shortage of good guitar licks CD $10 SKU:18655

SKY FARMER - Amazing Grace (1971 country blues psych) Label:GEAR FAB “Country blues with tinges of psychedelia" -- a cross between J. Geils and It's A Beautiful Day. he Post-Mountain Bus R&B/Rock band that fromed in 1971 and continued on until 1975. Never before released studio and live sessions!! CD $10 SKU:21732

PSYCHEDELIC STATES- MISSISSIPPI In The 60’s VOL 1-Label:GEAR FAB Featuring many never before heard bands from the great delta state! Many unseen photos and stories COMP CD $10 SKU:18611

PSYCHEDELIC STATES- NEW YORK In The 60’s VOL 2-Label:GEAR FAB More obscure, rare and unreleased 60's music from the Empire State w. Cavemen, Omen, Weird Street Carnival, Majic Ship, etc. As usual many unseen photos and stories COMP CD $10 SKU:21175

PSYCHEDELIC STATES- WEST VIRGINIA (77 minutes of 60s garage psych) Label:GEAR FAB Another gorgeous volume in the beloved 'Psychedelic States' series! Dedicated to West Virginia, the CD offers about 77 minutes of '60s garage and psych delight from (mostly) obscure bands s.a. The Mysterians, Mojos, Lost Soul, Flys, Rondeus, Al's Dynamics, King James & The Royal Jesters, Long Brothers, Satisfied Minds, Blue Creed, J.T. & The Trolls, Pee Wee & The Prophets, Second Set, Plastic Menagerie, New Mason Dixons, Barracuda's, Sons Of Liberty and 12 more! COMP CD $10 SKU:21967

PSYCHEDELIC STATES- Arkansas In The 60’s VOL 1-Label:GEAR FAB This is Gear Fab's first trip to the Razorback State! Many of these tracks have never before been heard, let alone compiled in the past. Features music by Five By Five, The Light Brigade, The Rubber Band, The Spires Of Oxford, Paul Allen, The Vectors, AND MORE COMP CD $10 SKU:23681

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RAZZELS- Throttle( 70s Cheap trick style power pop) Label:GET HIP Buffalo, New York pop punk trio the Razzels continue their quest for world domination through melodic, hard-edged power pop via their sophomore album …Throttle. With a new drummer on board, the band has improved on their trademark melodic punkish power pop.Reminiscent of ’70s greats Cheap Trick, as well as the early recordings of hometown brethren the Goo Goo Dolls, the Razzels add some thrashy, punk fervor to the classic power pop recipe. What you get is basic three-chord-bashin’ pop in the form of 15 cuts, including live favorites “Turn Your Head” and “Trying to Find Myself.” CD $10 SKU:22640

RED TYGER CHURCH - Free Energy (S.F. Glam Dolls style- SALE!) -Label:ALIVE The Velvets, New York Dolls and Bowie clearly figure in the Tyger's musical lexicon, .. there's even an overt 'Hunky Dory' homage closing the album. Put Red Tyger Church on the same bill as the BJM and you'd have a flashback worth its weight in mescaline and Mandrax. - Magnet. CD $5 SKU: 23700

REDCOATS- Meet The (64-67 POP PSYCH)-Label:DIONYSUS The Redcoats were formed in New Jersey in 1964 and recorded an album's worth of material between 1964 and 1967 that ranges from beat to pop sike. The material sadly never saw the light of day due to a manager who did nothing to advance their career. 35 years later, Bacchus Archives comes to the rescue and releases this 12-song Beatles-inspired gem. CD $5 SKU:18874

REDONDO BEAT - Meet Redondo Beat ( 60s infl. Raspberries/ Bay City Rollers style ) -Label:DIONYSUS Influences run the gamut from early 60s Brill Building son- Meet Redondo Beat ( 60s infl. Raspberries/ Bay City Rollers style ) -gwriters and related East Coast Girl Group sound, Creedence Clearwater Revival, a touch of Doo Wop, the sound of mid-60s convertible top-down summertime Southern California and early 70s teenage AM radio Raspberry City Rollers flavored love-affairs. It is pure pop as seen through the eyes of the best decades of original rock n roll music with all the drive of late 70s punk powered 80s power pop. Dionysus commissioned Southern California Surf artist Damian Fulton to paint the cover and the disc was mastered by The Tikiyaki Orchestras Jim Bacchi. Its a marvelous listening experience that will have you traveling time and bobbing your head to some of the sweetest retro-pop-rock music youve EVER heard! CD $5 SKU:12474

RESONARS - Bright and Dark (for fans of the Byrds, Love, the Easybeats, Moby Grape and the Hollies) Label:GET HIP ‘Bright and Dark’ is the fantastic sophomore album from the Resonars who include Matt Rendon (of the Knockout Pills, Lenguas Largas and Freezing Hands), a longtime fixture on the Tucson, Arizona underground scene. ‘Bright And Dark’ features 12 brand new tracks of brilliant Resonars pop harmony and song-craft that’s equal parts loud garage rock, hard rock ‘n’ roll, reverberated, upbeat folk rock and moody, introspective psychedelic pop. Fans of the Byrds, Love, the Easybeats, Moby Grape and the Hollies will definitely want to pick up this fab slab! CD $10 SKU:21818

REV, MARTIN - Cheyenne (ex Suicide ) LAST COPIES! PUNK - Label:ALIVE Solo album by Suicide member. These are actually instrumental remixes of Suicide second album. Import CD $10 SKU:4465

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

RIPE - Into your Ears (Psych garage pop gems) Label:GET HIP Into Your Ears is The Ripe’s debut full-length album; a record which is colorful in sound and blends into many shades of power pop, folk, and psychedelic rock. With boundless musical imagination, The Ripe has sprung forth from it’s roots in power-pop, folk, garage, and psychedelia while still being nurtured by contemporary sounds and influences. Cultivated by the energy and hooks of powerpop, and consciously trying to bring to real life the Beatles White Album, these guys also feed upon equal doses of Forever Changes-era LOVE and The Kinks at their Village Green best. CD $10 SKU:22906

ROBBS Before, Then & After - (3xCD + DVD-four discs total)-Label:WET WORLD RECORDS (USA) This four-disc set contains 55 tracks and five video appearances by the Robbs, covering the bands entire recording career. With so much music on offer, a hearty helping of band history seems to be in order. Musically, the Robbs were noted for their use of harmony vocals, and instrumentation-clearly inspired by folk-rock, bubblegum music, and jangle pop. Great stuff-and a real labor of love for the label.Spotted by Dick Clark, the band was signed to Mercury Records in 1966, and moved to California to appear as regular performers on Where The Action Is during late 1966 and early 1967, replacing Paul Revere and the Raiders. The Robbs had some regional success between 1966 and 1970, at first for Mercury and subsequently for a variety of record labels. The Robbs have the distinction of placing the most singles on Billboard magazine's "Bubbling Under" chart (five as The Robbs, plus a final single as Cherokee) without ever once crossing over into the Billboard Hot 100 (ouch!). The Robbs were never able to garner a true nation-wide hit. Their lone album, from 1967, was compiled from the A-side and B-sides of their 1966 and 1967 singles, along with two new tracks. This self-titled LP made the Billboard 200 chart for one week in January 1968, peaking at #200, and the band was shortly thereafter dropped by Mercury Records. Upon signing to Atlantic in 1968, The Robbs pursued a more country rock orientation. After their two Atlantic singles missed even the "bubbling under" charts, Atlantic let the band go, and they were picked up by ABC/Dunhill in 1969. The Robbs continued to release singles for this label, with the usual regional success and some "bubbling under" appearances, but no national breakthrough. In 1971, the group changed their name to Cherokee, and re-emphazised their country rock influenced sound. They released one self-titled album as Cherokee, as well as the 1971 non-LP single "Girl, I've Got News For You". Both the album and the single featured the participation of Chris Hillman of The Byrds. CD $24 SKU:20194

ROCK ISLAND - ST (Chicago 70s psych ) Label:GEAR FAB Their self-titled debut album from 1970. This Chicago-based rock group provides a lot of hard driving rock, psychedelic, acid and R&B sounds that were so prevalent during the 11/6/2019turn of that decade. They would later morph into Rain, who released another LP in 1972. Several members of the band would later go on to play with Paul McCartney!!" CD $10 SKU:11176

ROCKET 455 -GO TO HELL (Gritty Detroit rock and roll Iggy style) Label:GET HIP This is 14 hits of gritty, noisy, loud and snotty Detroit rock n’ roll for those who like it RAW! Detroit Rock n’ roll.” To most people, this phrase conjures up visions of Iggy; to others, it may bring to mind the recent explosion of bands from the Motor City. But to those in the know, Detroit Rock n’ roll means one thing only: Rocket 455. That’s it! CD $10 SKU:22907

RODNEY AND THE BLAZERS- COMPLETE RECORDINGS 1962- 65 surf/frat/pop band - Label:GEAR FAB From Coffeyville, Kansas,this great surf/frat/pop band released over 8 45s on the Kampus label between 1962-1965, including the National charting "Teenage Cinderella". They toured extensively with both Bill Haley & The Comets as well as Jerry Lee Lewis!!! All their 45s, unreleased studio and acetates...the complete collection!! CD $10 SKU:20325

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

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 $5 SKU:19741

RUGBYS -Lost Sessions(1966-1972, Louisville Music Series #5) Label:GEAR FAB The Fifth installment of our Louisville Music Series featuring the great vocals and song writing talent of Steve McNicol. The Rugby’s had a local hit with “You, I” but the rest of this material has never before been released. Their sound is harder-edged than The Oxfords and more in tune with Soul, Inc. From 1966-72 and taken off the original master tapes. CD $10 SKU:21729

SALEM MASS - Witch Burning (1971 Fuzz vocals, heavy organ)- Label:GEAR FAB Salem Mass, the Caldwell, Idaho band that recorded their classic "Witch Burning" LP at their favorite bar, converted into a studio, in 1971. (Using serial number 023 Moog Synthesizer!!) Heavy Organ, Outstanding Vocals, Fuzz Guitar, Pounding Bass, and Drums that will shake your walls!!!! Turn up the volume on this one!! CD $10 SKU:21730

SAN UL LIM THE FIRST CD (1977 psych power pop garage)Label:WORLD PSYCHEDELIA (Korea) Gentle garage psych with a dreamy west coast flair and tons of awesome fuzzed out guitars with lyrics in Korean language. It clearly sounds like the best psychedelic power pop and garage stuff you could get in the UK and USA ten years earlier, a typical 1966 garage sound with fuzzy axes and some thin but sympathetic Farfisa organs. They released this debut album back in 1977 while the compositions actually have been conceived from 1971 to 1975. They heavily remind of The Zombies. Even though San Ul Lim play in a way more direct fashion, they do have these heartwarming vocal melodies and are all in all gifted players. Other acts we could take as references are The Flies (UK, Pre-T2) or The Petards (Germany). A lovely flashback to the golden age of music.. CD $10 SKU:16721

SATELLITERS- WYLDE KNIGHTS OF ACTION -Label:DIONYSUS Germany's high-priests of 60s-garage-acid-syke CD $5 SKU:19822

SATELLITERS - HASHISH ( mind-bending garage-punkers)Label:Dionysus Crazy German garagesters THE SATELLITERS have put together all the sounds they dig, and all the experience the have from being together ten years for this , their fifth album for Dionysus! Hashish brings you 12 new mind-bending garage-punkers which shows their development from a full on raging lo-fi garage band in the ‘90s to a full on raging higher-fi garage band in for the new millennium. This is the real HASHISH and a total rock ‘n’ roll mind-melt! CD $5 SKU:18960

SCHOBER'S CABINET - IT IS IN THE WRONG ENVELOPE (London 67-68 style psych) -Label:BAM BALAM Denis Stockhausen Von Ulm (guitars, bass, organ, vocals) and Zach Ryl (percussion) are offering us a psychedelic album, which seems to have come directly from London of 1967-1968. Recorded in their small studio, with the garage sound and mixing typical of the era, vintage guitar, the good old Farfisa organ accompaniment, and featuring a 10 minutes experimental piece at the end with a mesmerizing riff. One may indeed believe it came from the sixties! CD $8 SKU:21324

SCOTT “DELUXE” DRAKE - WORLD’S STRONGEST MAN -DEBUT SOLO FROM FOR HUMPERS FRONTMAN Label:DIONYSUS LA rock legends THE HUMPERS former front-man extraordinaire, Scot “Deluxe” Drake continues his legacy with an milestone solo debut album. While everything The Humpers ever did was in the red, Scott wanted to make an album that had some peaks and valleys. “The World’s Strongest Man” peaks equals that of any Humpers release while the valleys tread water walked on by the likes of The Gun Club, Porter Wagner, Johnny Cash and other dark men. Scott retains his witty lyrics in a pleasure-filled program of rocket-fueled rock-action, melodic-musical-mayhem! CD $1 SKU:17703

SEEMEN - ST (Psychik TV )LAST COPIES- Label:BOMP Records Rare early Bomp release 70 minutes Psychik TV type CD $10 SKU:22104

UNDEAD - First Worst and Cursed w DEE DEE RAMONE Label:DIONYSUS If late ’70s and early ’80s horror punk was a high school, and The Misfits were the angry goth kids, then The Undead would be the beer-swilling, joker-stoners of said institution. Their frolic through the seedy underbelly of horror punk is collected on First, Worst and Cursed. While other punks may have been bigger (and maybe better), no one beats The Undead’s uncanny ability to make disjointed rock songs with an edge so sharp you’d cut yourself. CD $10 SKU:19829


UR FUNKTION /SVART SNO.- ST ( 80s Swedish HC ) LAST COPIESLabel:GTA Records HARDCORE / THRASH FROM SWEDEN . RECORDED FROM 1988 thru 1992 . CD $10 SKU:23699

CRAMPS, THE-ROCKINNREELININAUCKLANDNEWZEALANDXXX - COLOR VINYL-Label:DRASTIC PLASTIC On August 30, 1986, The Cramps played the final night of their 'Date With Elvis' World Tour. The venue was The Galaxy in Auckland,New Zealand. This official bootleg is available again for the first time since its original pressing in 1987. LP $25 SKU:15927

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ROBBIE AND THEWEREWOLF- 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

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 $10 SKU:

SACRED SAILORS-GOLDEN DAWN(60s MC5/ROKY garage style)Label:BAM BALAM/PITSHARK THE SACRED SAILORS are a combo of 19-year-old guys from Gothenburg who pack sharp song writing skills together with influences that range from GRAND FUNK RAILROAD, DAMNATION OF ADAM BLESSING, BOB SEGER & THE LAST HEARD, ATTACK, MC5, ROKY ERICKSON, THE FROST, SHOCKING BLUE and recent bands like UNION CARBIDE PRODUCTIONS and THE FLAMING SIDEBURNS. With two European releases and extensive touring of their home Continent under their belt, Pitshark records (FR) brings you their 2006 offer, Golden Dawn, consisting of 14 outstanding tracks. Lowcut magazine in Germany says: Like The HELLACOPTERS fed on a diet of 60s garage! CD $15 SKU:23532

SANDHY & MANDHY - Para Castukis (70s psych w Zombie's like vocals and fuzz guitar) Label:LION The ultimate Argentine rock rarity. Sandhy & Mandhy were among the first in South America to bring a rebellious attitude to their music—all this in a period of military repression, when forced haircuts (and brutality) in the streets were a common occurrence. The simmering, intense ‘La indeferencia los pone mal’ (Indifference Upsets Them), was an important protest song, possibly the first from South America. Every word demonstrates the strong concern that Sandhy & Mandhy felt about the repressions they experienced every day: "Like little birds, we will have to fight/against all who want to change us with stones/why do they have to be so cruel/or is that indifference upsets them/I do not know what they want, to teach us morals/they should clean first their consciences/and then we will talk." In the end, Bond said that Sandhy & Mandhy sounded too much like a band (not a duo), so success was not their fate. But now through the magic of reissues, you can check out their groovy, organ-driven melancholy psych, with Zombies-ish harmony vocals, a little touch of bossa, and other treats (that fuzz guitar on the excellent Os Mutantes-esque 'Lluvia'!). There are artistic ambitions too, with tape edits/inserts very unusual in an album of the era. At times introspective and acoustic, at others manic and ramshackle in the best way, it's quite a discovery. This CD companion to our deluxe LP edition (LION LP-105) has an additional five tracks. The 28-page booklet has the full Sandhy & Mandhy story, plenty of photos, and lyrics in Spanish and English; i CD $10 SKU:13276

SATWA-Lailson, Lula Côrtes (1973 “a mellow starburst of acoustic jangle”)Label:TIME LAG 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 $10 SKU:20304

SCHIBBINZ - Livin Free (rare 1967 Argentine garage ) SALE! - Label:GUERSSEN In 1967, a bunch of U.S. and Argentinean kids recorded a magical album which has remained unknown for many years due to its extreme rarity, with less than a handful of copies known to exist. Released in 1968 in Argentina by Phonexa, the Schibbinz album could be regarded as the ultimate teen garage folk-rock album, ever. An album of fragile beauty, full of teen charm, innocent vocals, jangly guitars, charming, lo-fi sound and a lost-in-time atmosphere. Guerssen Records is proud to present this mega-rare album to the world, with the production fully benefitting from the band's involvement and assistance. The original master tapes were lost, but the sound has been carefully-remastered from an original near-mint copy. Extensive, detailed liner-notes and lots of cool pictures from the band's archives are all included in a 4-page insert. Also includes 3 unreleased bonus tracks not available on the vinyl version. CD $10 SKU:10995

SCHIZOPHONICS-PEOPLE IN THE SKY (MC5, Stooges, James Brown, Hendrix and Iggy Pop style)Label:PIG BABY This San Diego-based combo is inspired by (and reminds of) the rock'n'roll energy and showmanship that fueled a.o. The MC5, Stooges, James Brown, Hendrix and Iggy Pop. 'People In The Sky', the band's sophomore full-length, is characterized by the same rawness as The Schizophonics' live shows. CD $15 SKU:21768

SCIENTISTS - NOT FOR SALE: LIVE 1978/'79- SALE! Label:GROWN UP WRONG The Aussie garage-rock legends, captured live during their
early days. The material consists of radio broadcast recordings
and rare rehearsal tapes. Including liner notes and seldomly
seen photographs, this CD is a great and relevant addition to the collections of all Scientists-fans. CD $22 SKU:21848

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