Apr 5, 2024


Good news for those of you who missed out on the Stiv Bators set, which sold out in minutes. Our friend Alec Palao made some more cds for us and we added 25 more sets to the inventory. Check it out here!

Also just in, a batch of new $10 cds, I know you love those, and a huge restock of previously sold out items, most of those at the $10 price point.

Also a sonic introduction to some of the great titles on the Alive label, click here to hear samples.

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Suzy Shaw



27137, 27128, 27142, 27129, 27140, 27133, 27132, 27138, 27139, 27126, 27141, 27130, 27143


23018, 19050, 15879 , 26195, 20611, 26515, 11893, 20610, 23101, 27057, 10149, 27049, 20192, 14223, 20099, 23591, 24888, 20351, 26892, 22973, 5872, 20098, 22077, 13444, 24738, 16069, 26896, 24740, 20317, 19762, 23131


ANONYMOUS/ J. RIDER -Inside the Shadow- (mid 70s melodic rock rarity)Label:AETHER Straightforward, melodic rock has never been so good. One of the best mid 1970's rock records out there, with nary a weak composition in sight. "The great irony? This private press album defines what mainstream rock should have been. Nothing pretentiously eccentric here, just excellent melodies and engaging songwriting throughout.” — Gerrard Winstanley. After the demise of Sixties garage psych legends Sir Winston & the Commons, writer/vocalist/guitarist Ron Matelic reformed his band into a jangly swirling blend of the Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, and Buffalo Springfield with male and female vocals, electric 12-string guitar, lead guitar, bass, driving percussion and outstanding original songwriting. The sole Anonymous album, "Inside the Shadow,” was released in 1976 in a pressing of 300 copies. A second album of original material was recorded in 1977 after the band's name changed to J. RIDER, but it remained unreleased until a vinyl issue of 375 copies in the mid-90's. Both excellent LPs are now available on this one compact disc. Liner notes and band history by Ron Matelic himself. CD $12 SKU:27137

BARR - Kogsbo Is The Place (UNDERRATED SWEDISH FOLK ROCKERS)Label:TRANSSUBSTANS Sadly underrated album from Swedish acid folk rockers. Pastoral sounds, gently performed, and well arranged songs. Plenty of acoustic guitars, mellow dual vocals, flutes, tablas etc, recorded in the deep wood to catch the right feeling. This is seriously recommended for friends of Heron, Gary Higgins, Pentangle, Espers etc, and of course really recommended!!” Fun facts: Barr means pine needle in Swedish — and the entire record was recorded in one session in the forest in Skogsbo. CD $10 SKU:27128


BRAZDA BROTHERS- Time Is Only A Setting Sun..Label:HALLUCINATION ../ You Can Take Me Real HigH CD single reissue of their rare 1977 single — the only follow-up to their mesmerizing album from 1973, which featured acoustic material with bursts of electric guitar and keyboards — some great acid fuzz guitar work. The ultra-rare Brazda Brothers album stands shoulder to shoulder with other much better known similar sounding lost classics of the time such as Relatively Clean Rivers, Rodriguez's "Cold Fact," and Jim Sullivan's “UFO". With their laid-back attitude, sunny rural vibe, and unique voices, the brothers crafted the perfect album for a lazy summer afternoon. 'Time Is Only A Setting Sun’ has a good rollicking folk/rock vibe, with droney keyboard sounds adding a weird element to the mix; ‘You Can Take Me Real High’ has a similar weed-burner vibe to the McKay “Into You” album, if one is looking for a reasonable comparable. CD $8 SKU:27129

GANAFOUL -FULL SPEED AHEAD- jewel case cd reissue of 1978 lp- Label:TAM TAM INOTE: Unsealed. Archive copy previously owned by either the owner of ALIVE or BOMP CD $10 SKU:27140

IN THE SUMMER OF THE MUSHROOM HONEY -ST (DREAMY PSYCH) Label:AETHER Excellent dreamy improvised psychedelia. "A successful exploration of psychedelia’s sinister & gentle sides.” —Bill Cohen, Alternate Press; “The only domestic Krautrock album you’ll need all year, dense tribal mantras and exotic Amon Düül-ian spacescapes.” — Fred Mills, Magnet; “Immediately engaging, this melodic, at times hallucinatory record is a sure candidate for this writer’s 1998 10-best list.” — Larry Nai, Progression.
CD $10 SKU:27133

MARSHMALLOW OVERCOAT - ST (1996 Garage) . Label:360 TWIST Neo-60s psych from Tucson, Arizona. Farfisa heavy 60s style — considered an essential part of the paisley/neo-psychedelia scene of the late 1980s. The Marshmallow Overcoat's first recording deal was with Dionysus Records in Los Angeles who released their first LP, The Inner Groove, in 1987. They received international attention for their brand of modern psychedelia, and for generating the "Arizona sound.” Influenced by The Chocolate Watchband, The Doors, The Beatles, The Byrds, Fuzztones, early Miracle Workers, Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Electric Prunes, 1960's garage/psychedelic music, their sound incorporates traditional fuzz with elements associated with these other genres, such as the use of the Farfisa organ and 12-string Rickenbacker guitars, re-created without clichéd regurgitation. Subsequent releases on Skyclad/Get Hip Records and two European labels, Music Maniac (Germany) and Psych-Out (France), and an international tour, earned them a fan base in Europe as well as the US. After the release of this album in 1996 and some live appearances, the band stopped touring with their last live performance taking place in 2008. CD $10 SKU:27132

MCKAY -Tomorrow's Tomorrow (Low-key rural melodic guitar rock)- Label:OR Low-key rural melodic guitar rock with Ray Pierle. excellent songwriting and musicianship Indianapolis native Ray Pierle’s first release was the McKay LP in 1978, featuring his brother Glen and two other musicians. The band played live frequently in Indianapolis during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Pierle would later release two albums under his name, Time and Money in 1980 and Rhythm of the Highway in 1981. Once the McKay LP was discovered by private press rock collectors years after its release and became nw an expensive collector’s item, appreciated for West Coast sounding guitar and Neil Young-inspired late night wistfulness, other McKay recordings were released. "Tomorrow’s Tomorrow” was issued by OR Records in 1996, and became very difficult to acquire once OR went out of business. CD $10 SKU:27138

NINA HAGEN BAND -CD re-issue of the 1978 LPLabel:COLUMBIA INOTE: Unsealed. Archive copy previously owned by either the owner of ALIVE or BOMP CD $10 SKU:27139

STRANGLERS- NO MORE HEROES - JEWEL CASE Label:PARLOPHONE INOTE: Unsealed. Archive copy previously owned by either the owner of ALIVE or BOMP CD $10 SKU:27141

STUMPTONE- ST (SPACEY PSYCH) Label:TWO OHM HOP StumpTone defies labels, but is clearly in the psychedelic realm. What changes - quite drastically - from song to song (and even within songs) is the level of the music's aggression. Sometimes the music is heavy droning wall of sound psych, but most of the heavy music is pleasingly melodic and makes room for lots of freaky synth sounds, backwards loops, and wild voice samples. The lineup indicates a number of guitarists and the influences are many. The guitar parts can be fantastically interstellar. Space jams that recall early Pink Floyd but with a bit more drumming madness to accompany the guitars. When this band soars they burst through the atmosphere and the ride is hard but fun. But StumpTone has its quieter moments as well. Melancholy acoustic pieces are scattered throughout the disc, crosses between Nick Drake and the kind of bluesy tracks that tended to pop up on Pink Floyd albums. There's a gorgeous, but all too short, echoed slide guitar during one song. That it didn't continue for a while is my only real disappointment on the album. In summary, StumpTone will appeal to those who like both heavy tripped out psychedelia and quieter but still spacey psych.” —Aural Innovations #9 (January 2000) CD $10 SKU:27130

TROGGS - From Nowhere Label:Repertoire INOTE: Unsealed. Archive copy previously owned by either the owner of ALIVE or BOMP CD $10 SKU:27143


49TH PARALLEL- ST (60’s psych) w 11 bonus tracks and 12 page booklet. - Label:LION First proper version of this legendary Canadian psych album, supplemented by eleven bonus tracks, two of which have never seen reissue before now. Strong melodies, great playing and sympathetic production, make for a must own collection of songs./The twelve page booklet includes two slightly different views of the band's history, as well as the notes from the original LP release. CD $10 SKU:23018

BERMUDA TRIANGLE- Missing Tapes (1977 trippy hippie psych) Label:WINTER SOLSTICE This is a compilation of Live and previously unreleased tracks from the 70's. Another extremely rare piece of Psych reissued. Originally released as a private pressing in 1977. This wild album is extremely trippy & has to be heard. import CD $10 SKU:19050

BOSSMEN - Personally Yours: The Complete Anthology w liners, rare photos, booklet. -Label:LION Liner notes by Dick Wagner + reflections on the Bossmen by Bo White and Ryan Sparks ,Massive color booklet with rare photos, Limited to 500 copies. Dick Wagner and his guitar. The Frost. Ursa Major. Lou Reed's "Rock 'n' Roll Animal". Alice Cooper's "Welcome to My Nightmare". Kiss. Aerosmith. Peter Gabriel. Wagner's contribution to rock 'n' roll is immense. And it all started a little bit north of Detroit with the Bossmen. In just three years (1964-67), The Bossmen amassed an impressive run of no less than eight regional number one singles. When you listen to these eighteen original compositions you can sense the long hours and the countless amount of blood, sweat and tears that went into creating them. Whether it's a stinging guitar solo (the sonic blast of an intro on 'Sunshine' comes to mind), a regal four part vocal harmony or a soaring arrangement, each tune bears the distinct early characteristics of the ‘Wagner’ sound that would later bring him success on a global scale and write him into the annals of rock ‘n' roll history. "I look back on the days of The Bossmen with a sort of reverence. These were my first days of recording my own original songs, entering the concert scene and learning the basic trials of making it in the music business. I get chills even today just thinking back on the two or three block line that formed every time we played our home town venue, Daniel’s Den. The Bossmen were the heroes and purveyors of the primal Rock energy for that angelic group of screaming youth. MAN… those were the days!" —Your Boss man, Dick Wagner • Liner notes by Dick Wagner + reflections on the Bossmen by Bo White and Ryan Sparks CD $10 SKU:15879

DIAMONDBACK -1974 (1974 blues tock rarity)Label:PACEMAKER Diamondback were a short lived blues rock band whose album from 1974 was never actually released....until 2008! This album is a gem and the song, 'One Track Open,' is a funky track that deserves to be heard. Diamondback featured Toronto legends Mike McKenna (Mainline, Luke and the Apostles, Ugly Ducklings) and Scott "Professor Piano" Cushnie. "Diamondback was an ambitious project I got into after Mainline finally folded in 1974. It involved alot of very talented musicians and I always felt we really played well together. We used to play in and around Toronto on pretty well a regular basis for awhile. We recorded a great album back then but somehow it was never released and the band members ended up drifting onto other projects. I felt I did some of my best playing on those sessions and the songwriting and vocals were really strong – everyone’s performance was stellar. It was too bad that “Diamondback ’74” never hit the shelves." —Mike CD $10 SKU:26195

EGYPT IS THE MAGICK #-How Many Pieces of the Puzzle ,..Beefheart-meets-Sun Ra styleLabel:Psych-O-Path Records ... Can the Mind Go Without?-” Psychedelic rock from NYC's No-Neck Blues Band commune. Egypt’s live shows from 98-99 were truly mind-blowing experiences that inspired this writer to start the Psycho-Path Records label to release their psychedelic music. “How Many Pieces” album was recorded in the studio, in 1999. Four long tracks, Beefheart-meets-Sun Ra style. CD $8 SKU:20611

FUSIÓN - TOP SOUL (1975 CHILEAN ROCK)Label:LION Impossible to find jazz/soul/funk monster by Fusion, issued in Chile in 1975 by ALBA (ALD-041)-a fulsome combination of funk, electric jazz, and soul, with Latin roots. Bassist Enrique Luna had lived and studied art in New York, and knew first-hand the last, avant-garde years of John Coltrane, and Miles Davis' mutation from hard bop trendsetter into an electric jazz pioneer; Matias Pizarro had appeared on the scene in the mid-60s as a young pianist of outstanding technical ability and advanced ideas. Together they formed a band around a core of Peruvian musicians, with soloists including David Estanovich (tenor sax) and Lautaro Rosas (guitar), plus a rhythm trio of Mario Lecaros (electric piano, former Village Trio), and Orlando Avendaño (drums), with guest appearances by trumpeter Daniel Lencina, and young percussionist Santiago Salas (Santa y su gente). Censorship during the Chilean military regime meant heavy restrictions on artists. Thus the Fusion album was pressed in a very limited quantity, and never legally re-issued-until now! Comes with a bi-lingual booklet which explores the story of Fusion in the context of the rich Chilean rock music CD $10 SKU:26515

HUMAN ZOO-st (70s garage psych) Label:CICADELIC /lion Along with The Human Expression, The Human Zoo were from the Los Angeles suburbs of Westminster and were signed to Accent Records. Their album, released in 1970 was pressed in limited numbers and has become a rare collectors item. The Human Zoo album is a quirky blend of psychedelic, garage, and funky music. Managed by Jim Foster of The Human Expression and originally called The Circus, the band changed their name to the hipper sounding Human Zoo in 1969. Now for the first time since 1970, here is an exact re-issue of The Human Zoo album, taken from the original master tapes with all album artwork faithfully restored. CD $10 SKU:11893

JESUS WITH ME- ST (Heavy psych) Label:LION Heavy psych band from NYC that played through the early 2000’s, opening for such bands as Sightings, No-Neck Blues Band, Endless Boogie, and Acid Mothers Temple. Long, noisy, blues-based freakout chaos. For fans of Les Rallizes, High Rise, and Fushitsusha CD $8 SKU:20610

JUJUS - You Treat Me Bad 65-67 (60s garage psych PEbbles style ) Label:CICADELIC RECORDS Since their arrival on the music scene in 1965, the mystique of The JuJus and their lead singer, Ray Hummel, has continued to grow over the ensuing decades (helped along by the inclusion of 'You Treat Me Bad' on the first volume of Pebbles in 1979). Their first single 'You Treat Me Bad' rose to the number two position on the top 40 and catapulted the band to regional fame in Michigan. The JuJus initially blended an impressive brand of folk-rock and British-invasion sounds with a raw garage band sound. In 1967 they opted for a more psychedelic sound. Compiled on this CD are all the JuJu singles, as well as a plethora of unreleased gems from 1965 to 1967. A detailed booklet contains photos, radio surveys, band memorabilia, and a retrospective of The JuJus as related by band member Rod Shepard. The front cover photo of The JuJus features Ray Hummel, Max Colley, Bill Gorski and Rod Shepard. Also pictured are the JuJus at Kent Country Airport during the heigh of JuJu-mania, ready to take on the world in 1965." CD $10 SKU:23101

KEYMEN - Surf Party a Go Go (60s New Mexico )- Label:COLLECTABLES Live 16 tracks from mid 60s by surf group from Las Cruces, NM - many previously unissued. (all copies have a small cut out hole in CD $10 SKU:27057

KING RICHARD & THE KNIGHTS - Precision ( Plus Other 60's Albuquerque Groups excellent new mexico 60's garage) -Label:COLLECTABLES This Albuquerque, NM outfit, also known as The Knights, had outlasted most of its contemporaries, albeit with a 30 year hiatus in the middle, mostly by virtue of the quality of their singles, which turned them into local stars. King Richard and the Knights started out in 1961 as a Ventures-type instrumental outfit, playing surf instrumentals and throwing in the occasional Chuck Berry-authored vocal number for variety. By 1964, they'd evolved sufficiently to rate a recording contract with Red Feather, who scored with the Knights' first release, "Precision," which became a regional hit in the southwest and rode the No. 1 spot on Albuquerque's top radio station for weeks. The band's classic line-up consisted of Dick Stewart (aka "King Richard) on lead guitar and vocals, Larry Longmire on lead and rhythm guitar, and Corky Anderson (later succeeded by Jack Paden) on drums, with Larry Reid handling the saxophone and some vocals. The group's bassists included Gary Butler and Gary Snow. (all copies have a small cut out hole in CD $10 SKU:10149

LEWALLEN BROTHERS- Hitch-Hike! (1964-1968) Byrds, the Beau Brummels, and the ZombiesLabel:COLLECTABLES "The '60s were filled with garage bands that could play up a storm covering other peoples' material, but the Lewallen Brothers made a sound that had the immediacy of those bands and the kind of polish that one associated more with the Byrds, the Beau Brummels, and the Zombies. The fourteen songs on this CD come from sessions dating between November of 1964 and April 1967, and it's like listening to good outtakes by the Beatles or the Roulettes. Some of it was a bit retro in its time ('What More Can I Say,' with its soaring harmonies, chiming rhythm guitars, hot drumming, and memorable hooks, could have competed with the Beatles if only it had been cut in 1964 or 1965, not the spring of 1967), but it all sounds sweet today, and, in terms of the pleasure that it will elicit, is nearly as essential to any collection of '60s rock & roll as any album ever cut by the Byrds or the Zombies. By the mid-1960s, the Lewallen Brothers were opening for musical acts such as the Turtles, the Beau Brummels, and Paul Revere and the Raiders. Ironically, the heavy live schedule impeded them from recording consistently. Music critic Bruce Eder explains "Their impeccable harmony singing, coupled with their considerable instrumental prowess and their tight sound, made them highly desirable both as a warm-up act as well as a backing band.” This collection includes their classic songs from 1964-1968, including ‘Only a Dream,’ a song which led to the band ’s numerous performances on Dick Clark's famed TV show, Happening ’68. Typical Collectables label packaging, including the omnipresent small drill-hole, for this long out of print disc. CD $10 SKU:27049

LONDONERS/ THE KNACK - 14 MOD BEAT NUGGETS 65-67- Label:WET WORLD RECORDS (USA) Presented here are The Londoners and The Knack's complete discography—fourteen mod/beat nuggets plus an unreleased take of ‘Back In The USA,’ plus unreleased pics and liner notes spanning their haberdashery roots to the present day. CD $10 SKU:20192

MARCUS (Rusty Evans) - Original LP and Outtakes DBL CD (60s psych w 32 bonus tracks and 20 PAGE BOOKLET) - Label:LION fter the release of the Freak Scene album, psychedelic guru Rusty Evans made his way from NYC to San Francisco, a geographic shift that resulted in work for the legendary San Francisco Sound label, producing bands such as It’s A Beautiful Day, Tripsichord, and Indian Puddin’ and Pipe; it also led to a drastic shift in style from the psychedelic "happening" of the Deep album for Cameo Parkway and the raga rock of the Freak Scene album for Columbia. And so it came to pass that Evans reclaimed his birth name of Marcus, and recorded a very mellow LP in 1969 for Kinetic Records, a label formed by the Kinetic Playground Ballroom in Chicago. Like much of Marcus’ work, the album is a fascinating relic of a particular time and place, in this instance San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district in the post-Summer of Love era. The Marcus LP is richly orchestrated psychedelic-folk music, with a pronounced Donovan and/or Tim Harden flavor to it, something that did not escape its creator. The mood is dreamy, the songs reflective, the voice vibrato, the album a yin to the yang of the Freak Scene "Psychedelic Psoul" album which precedes it by two years. So we have the hot and aggressive Freak Scene album contrasted—some might say perfectly balanced—by the diffuse and tranquil Marcus album two years later. To our mind, further proof of the excellence of the artistic mind behind both albums. This is the first actual re-issue of the vastly under-rated Marcus album since 1969; the only previous CD edition used alternate takes and not the album versions. Our fulsome edition indulges any completionist fantasies we might harbor, as it also serves up thirty-two bonus tracks, nearly two hours of alternate takes and acoustic demos (plus a few non-album tracks). There are guitar/voice demos recorded several months before Kinetic came along and offered a deal; other home demos have Marcus with acoustic guitar, bass and cello. There are guitar/voice demos were recorded six to eight months before Kinetic came along and offered a deal; other home demos have Marcus with acoustic guitar, bass and cello. There are also abundant demo studio versions, some of tremendous quality. The end result is (apparently) our first "interactive" release, as you can create your own ideal version of the Marcus album. Budget-priced double disc package includes a 20-page booklet, with an introduction by Marcus, his incredible history in music, as well as lyrics. Printed on FSC recycled, chlorine-free, 100% post-consumer fiber paper manufactured using biogas energy. CD $10 SKU:14223

MODERN ART -Underwater Kites (lost 80s psych gem)-Label:LION Guitar, drum machine and keyboards creating a calm yet dark atmosphere, sometimes psychedelic and no way mellow. Truly a great lost gem!" —Mutant SoundsWelcome to the darkly enchanting minimal synth-pop and psych-tinged world of The Modern Art. As an introduction to the world of Coil and Current 93 collaborator Gary Ramon and his orbiting bandmates, you can't do better.•First time reissue of Modern Art's debut cassette album
•Includes three previously unissued tracks from the album session CD $10 SKU:20099

NAMELOSERS- Fabulous Sounds From Southern Sweden ( complete collection of 7", flexi and unreleased tracks )-Label:GOT TO HURRY Swedish beat produced to absolute perfection, complete collection of 7", flexi and unreleased tracks from Sweden's leading proponents of wild beat, recorded 1964-1966 CD $10 SKU:23591

STONE THE CROWS -Stone the Crows Featuring Maggie Bell-Label:TALKING ELEPHANT Stone the Crows was a tough-luck, working class, progressive soul band that came out of the pubs of Scotland in the early '70s. CD $10 SKU:24888

TOMBSTONE VALENTINE - Hidden World (60's/90's West Coast sound) -Label:AETHER Quintet with a 60's/90's West Coast sound. Hidden World was mostly recorded at home on a Tascam 238 8-track and features 4 compositions: the title track and the magnificent "Green Sky Night" are 2 pearls of modern West Coast psych rock with Grace Slick-like female lead vocals, wah wah guitar, Country Joe & The Fish type organ patterns and strange synth noises, while the other 2 numbers are purely instrumental and vaguely sound like one of the space jams of the Grateful Dead with Cork Marcheschi of 50 Foot Hose guesting on weird electronic noises. Especially the side-filling "Elastic Reality" is an impressive, long example of avant-garde psychedelics for the next millenium. Outstanding lp, long time since I heard a release that balances so neatly between tradition and experiment, and creates something new under the sun. (Crohingawell, Belgium)
CD $8 SKU:20351

TOWNSMEN -The Anthology: We're Doing Fine (60s beat and early psych)Label:PACEMAKER Beat and early psych from one of the finest bands to come out of Ottawa, Canada in the 1960’s. Their lush, four-part harmonies and powerful instrumental prowess made them great live performers. "Ottawa was a hotbed of talent during the mid 1960's. Next to the Staccatos (later the Five Man Electrical Band) and the Esquires, the Townsmen were one of the biggest acts in that region. Between late 1965 and 1968 - the Townsmen had some of the most memorable songs to come out of the Ottawa music scene during that time. All their original single recordings are here: 'We're Doing Fine,’ 'Take A Heart,’ 'Funny How Love Can Be,' 'I'm Such A Dreamer,' 'He's In Town.’ and 'Heaven In The Middle Of Town,' and much much more. This is the full picture of the group in an amazing set. Along with the original Townsmen singles, the set includes pre Townsmen incarnations of the group — the Jades, the Continentals and the Darnels and post-Townsmen duo, Harold. Also included are tracks from the female duo, Lori & Diane backed by the Darnels. The 46 song set includes first time stereo mixes, unreleased tracks, rare live recordings captured at the Ottawa Exhibition in 1966 and 1967 as well as from their reunion concerts from 1987 and 1991. All this is accompanied by a full color 16 page booklet. CD $10 SKU:26892

UNRELATED SEGMENTS-Where You Gonna Go (66-75 Michigan proto hard rock)Label:CICADELIC RECORDS Sixties punk, garage, moody sounds and proto-hard-rock of the highest order! Complete recordings (1966-1975) of this legendary band from Michigan, including their three killer 45s plus unreleased recordings and alternate takes. Master tape sound, insert with photos and liner notes. The Unrelated Segments created some of the most celebrated garage-punk anthems of all time. Tracks like “Cry, Cry, Cry” with its teenage-angst vocals and out of control fuzztone guitar break, “The Story Of My Life” with that bizarre and ultra-punk bass line or the moody-punker “It’s gonna rain” have been included on countless garage comps (Back From The Grave, Acid Dreams, Nuggets, etc) and have been covered by numerous bands who worship them as 60s punk Gods. Sadly, the band never got the chance to record a full album. After three outstanding 45s, they recorded a projected fourth single that never saw the light of day, just when the band had changed its name to U.S and had started playing in a heavier vein, similar to early MC5. Soon after, the band split up and some of their members formed psych-rock band Lost Nation. On this collection, along with their official 45s and alternate takes / rehearsals, you’ll find the unreleased 45 from 1969 plus some demos recorded by an unnamed post-Unrelated Segments / Lost Nation band in 1972. An amazing find which shows the band playing pure Detroit high-energy hard rock! “The Unrelated Segments emerged from the same downriver suburbs that had produced the MC5, and their suburban mutation was almost as unique. Singer Ron Stults had an unforgettable style somewhere between punk snarl and Brit erudition and the songs he wrote with lead guitarist Rory Mack were catchy and substantial” – Ben Edmonds (Creeem, Rolling Stone, Mojo CD $10 SKU:22973

VOX DEI- Cuero Caliente! ( 70s Argentine power trio )Label:DISC JOCKEY (Argentina) "the power-trio Vox Dei is often regarded as one of the most important Argentinean bands; in 1973.Just after the release of their masterpiece album "La Biblia," the band re-recorded for the Disk Jockey label most of the songs from their debut album (which had originally been recorded for the now-bankrupt Mandioca label); the LP included rock numbers such as 'Reflejos' and 'Compulsión,' as well as great ballads like 'Canción para una mujer (que no está),' which had been released as a single; this classic of Argentinean rock is now available in an edition that includes both sides of their single from 1971 as bonus tracks. CD $10 SKU:5872

YAMA & the Karma Dusters-Up From the Sewers (1970 quintessential anarcho-hippie record)-Label:LION Super political, rocking, anti-establishment communal band (c. 1970) put together as a result of the Kent State Massacre. As the Euphoria Blimpworks Banlion
d, fronted by Howard Berkman from morose garage punksters the Knaves, they played demonstrations and student strikes when they weren’t opening for blues royalty—or being the first band to play the yard at Cook County Jail. They were inter-racial, anti-war, Stop the Bomb, free love hippies, the wildest of the wild kids. And this is the quintessential anarcho-hippie record, a surprisingly well-engineered indie effort which came inside home-made silk-screened jackets, with twisted, poetic lyrics (Dylan or Arthur Lee and Love? you decide), and funky, rocking bones—political, sociological, ecological, reflective and free-love sexy. The Karma Dusters really cook on the up-tempo tracks, sounding at times like a cross between The Blues Project and Dylan's band circa 1966, augmented by some dazzling violin. This excellent sounding master-tape reissue has two bonus tracks; it also has two booklets—one is for the outrageous and explicit Gonzo history of the band and their urban commune; the other is a wrap-around booklet for lyrics, all served up together in a Mylar plastic sleeve. You just know the FBI has a huge file on these punks. But do they have the CD $10 SKU:20098

COLD WAVES OF COLOR -VA VOL 5 (rare UK Cold Wave 81-85) Label:LION A superb album, compiling electronic synth pop, cold wave and minimal tracks from the Color Tapes label, spanning 1981-1985. The Color Tapes label was the brainchild of a young Gary Ramon after being inspired by cassette labels such as Fuck Off Tapes, Weird Noise and other underground UK labels; also by the music of the late ’70’s and early ’80’s such as Cabaret Voltaire, Suicide, Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode, Throbbing Gristle, Fad Gadget, as well as electronic musicians such as John Cage, La Monte Young, Stockhausen, Pierre Henry, Moondog, and others. The tracks from this compilation originally came out only on limited cassette runs of 100 copies sold at gigs, mail order and record shops. COMP CD $10 SKU:22077

DALLAS 66 - ESQUIRES & THE EXOTICS Dallas '66 ( psych-pop gems )w rare radio promos and unreleased materialLabel:CICADELIC Subtitled The Now Sound is Here. "In 1966 Dallas was a Mecca for great bands and two of the best, The Exotics and The Esquires, are included on this album. The Exotics began as a rock and roll band in 1959, but by 1966 were recording psych-pop and folk-rock gems. They released three singles, one of them, 'Come With Me,' reaching the top ten. The Esquires formed in 1965 and recorded four singles, mixing folk-rock with a hard edged sound. The wild 'Come On Come On' and 'Judgment Day' are what make The Esquires legendary today. Dallas '66 contains all seven of The Esquires' original songs and seventeen tracks by The Exotics, including rare radio promos and unreleased material." COMP CD $10 SKU:13444

ELECTRIC HOLYLAND -ST- (Jesus fuzz psych 1960s)Label:LION Only 300x copies made! Music known as “Jesus rock” or "Jesus psych,” the synthesis of the Christian philosophy combined with heavy rock or psychedelic music, first saw light of day in the late 1960’s and was immediately pressed on vinyl. It didn’t dent popular consciousness and was met with almost zero popularity in its infancy. Over the years, astute collectors and music lovers began to realize that some of these records, almost all of which had been privately pressed in very small quantities with little to no promotion, contained some of the heaviest, catchiest, guitar-driven psych rock ever released. Many of us feel that these early greatly talented, creative and innovative Jesus rock artists, which, sadly, have been mostly overlooked and remain stlll relatively unknown, deserve to be heard. They broke the traditional mold of what Christian music should sound like and need to be known and recognized along with the well-known rock artists and bands of the era. This album presents twelve cuts of some of the best and sometimes heaviest obscure Jesus psych rock ever. Several tracks are from ultra-rare albums that are well-known to vinyl collectors, while others are from albums so obscure that only a few copies are known to exist. Enjoy your fuzz-drenched trip through “Electric COMP CD $ SKU:24738

GAIETY RECORDS STORY- VOL.2 (Rare 60s garage, punk & psych singles) SALE! Label:PACEMAKER At last, a second collection of rare singles from the label that produced the cream of the mid-sixties crop of Canadian garage, punk, and psychedelic music!The Gaiety roster was rich in talent (the 49th Parallel, Jarvis Street Review, and Souls of Inspyration, not to mention the Checkerlads, White Knights, Dewline, Tomorrow's Keepsake, NRG, Merriday Park, and Portland Street South)—but it was not rich in resources, which is why these singles are so incredibly rare.This second Gaiety Records volume has twenty-four tracks in all, ranging from the ferocious punk psych of Solid Reputation’s ‘Lies’ to the wonderfully druggy (and truly demented) ‘Ode to a Cucumber, A Berry, and A Flower", a song that deserves to be in the pantheon of weird psychedelia right alongside the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band’s ‘Help, I’m a Rock’. NRG’s UK psych-inspired ‘Magic Man,’ much in demand in collector’s circles, is here in all its glory—along with six other tracks by this underrated band, including the psychedelic groover ‘Withcraft’.Other highlights are four more terrific beat/pop songs from the Plague and Lexington Avenue (bands who would become better known later as Jarvis Street Review). Tracks by the Checkerlads, Tomorrow's Keepsake, Flying Colours, Portland Street South, round out the disc, and (we hope) bring pleasure to everyone. COMP CD $10 SKU:16069

GAIETY RECORDS STORY- VOL. 1(PEBBLES STYLE Rare Canadian 60s psych punk singles ) VA -Label:PACE A Canadian "Nuggets" compilation, drawn from the vaults of terrific indie label Gaiety Records, a label which featured many obscure, good bands in search of that elusive hit single. “Gaiety Records Story contains some splendid music from the great white north. The Gaiety Records label was active in Canada between 1961 and 1969. Formed by Don Grashey and Lloyd Palmer in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the label was an outlet for many relatively obscure Canadian garage and rock bands during its existence. Gaiety Records released its own bands' singles as well as sub-licensing material to other labels, such as RCA, Columbia, Decca, Epic, Musicor, and others. This compilation collects 24 songs taken from the Gaiety vaults—some of the best garage and pop music to be released in Canada during the mid-'60s. This set features tracks by such acts as Checkerlads, White Knights, Tomorrow's Keepsake, the Plague (including their essential track ‘High Flyin’ Bird’), Lexington Avenue, NRG, and Solid Reputation.
COMP CD $12 SKU:26896

HISTORY OF TEXAS GARAGE BANDS IN THE 60s-Vol 1 - Sea Ell DOUBLE CD Label:COLLECTIBLES "This two-CD set covers the two year history of Houston-based Sea Ell Records, which recorded some of the better and more interesting garage-punk and psychedelic music to come out of Texas during the years 1966-1968. All seven Sea Ell singles are represented, along with additional tracks by most of the bands (George Washington & the Cherry Stompers, Derby Hatville, and the Coachmen) that recorded for the label, and a few (Satyn's Children, the Smokin' Bananas, and the Wolves) that only cut demos for the company. Despite the fact that at least half of this CD was never intended for public consumption, the music holds up startlingly well. The Wolves don't really fit in with the '60s bands here, sounding too much like an early-'70s blues-rock outfit, and some of the later Derby Hatville tracks are too produced and pop-sounding, closer to Gary Puckett & the Union Gap than to the 13th Floor Elevators, but otherwise this could pass for a Pebbles volume. One precious ultra-obscurity — 'Girl Don't Change Your Mind' by Eddie Cunningham & the Lone Rangers — also shows up. The sound varies wildly, from crisp, professionally recorded source tapes to booming, out-of-balance demo tracks. The second disc consists of demos cut in 1967 and 1966, respectively, by the Smokin' Bananas and the Intruders. The former try very hard to sound like the Beatles (especially on their vocals), while the latter have a more brittle, blues-based sound.” —Bruce Eder, allmusic.com. Small drill hole near bar code. COMP CD $12 SKU:24740

PULL UP THE PAISLEY COVERS - VA-A Psychedelic Omnibus (60s and 70s)Label:AETHER Sixteen songs from the 1960s-1970s performed by sixteen contemporary bands from seven different countries. COMP CD $10 SKU:20317

REVOLUTION -Teen Time In Corpus Christi (1966 Texas garage) -Label:CICADELIC In 1966, famed lead guitarist Rod Prince (later of Bubble Puppy) re-wrote the 13th Floor Elevators' song 'Tried To Hide' as 'All Night Long' and released it with the Bad Seeds as their third single. They were the number one band at the time in Corpus Christi. Although 'All Night Long' would beat the Elevators' 'Tried To Hide' (on International Artists) to the market, the Bad Seeds disbanded in the summer of 1966 and other renowned Corpus bands would follow in their footsteps, most scoring top ten hits on the way: Four more with the ultra-rare single 'Problem Child' b/w 'Don't Give Up Hope'. The Zakary Thaks with 'Bad Girl' and 'Face To Face'. The Liberty Bell with 'The Nazz Are Blue' and 'For What You Lack'. The Buckle with 'Baroque Rock' on 'I've Got Something On My Mind'. Folk-rock singer Michael backed by The Zakary Thaks on all three of his singles, sounding more like a 1966 era Bob Lind than Bob Lind. And Kubla Khan singing about changin' times in 'Revolution' and pondering whether 'the brown grass will be legalized'. Memorabilia such as top 30 radio surveys, rare photos, news articles from the era, interviews with band members, sixteen page booklet, and twenty-eight tracks (including previously unreleased recordings) combine to make this a trip back to the '60s, when a revolution in sound was happening in Corpus Christi, Texas." COMP CD $10 SKU:19762

SEARCHING FOR SHAKES- VA Swedish Beat 65- 68 (THE SWEDISH NUGGETS) - Label:Amigo "The Swedish Nuggets! Twenty-six killer tracks from The Friends, Lea Riders Group, The Namelosers, Tages, etc. Thankfully available again, expanded digital edition of the original LP release, no overlap with the Who Will Buy These Wonderful Evils series, liner notes by Alec Palao and Lindsay Hutton (Next Big Thing magazine). COMP CD $10 SKU:23131