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&tc: White Willow,
The Brain Box: Cerebral Sounds of Brain Records, Vangelis, Jon & Vangelis, Rick
Wakeman, Todd Rundgren, Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, The Samurai of Prog,
Faust, Stanley Clarke, Atomic Rooster, The Allman Brothers Band, Captain Beyond, Bert
Jansch, Cluster, The Durutti Column, Michael Bloomfield, Asia, Allan Holdsworth, Mike
Oldfield, Jean-Michel Jarre, Pink Floyd, Klaus Schulze, Billy Sherwood, Ian Carr, Sun Ra,
Return to Forever, The Residents, East of Eden, Twenty Sixty Six and Then, Snowy White,
Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Gosta Berlings Saga, Omega, Pat Travers, Magic Pie
Burning Shed: Rick Wakeman, Jethro Tull, Frank Zappa, Cream + Jack Bruce + Ginger Baker, Isildurs Bane & Steve Hogarth, Isildurs Bane, Isildurs Bane & Metamorfosi Trio, Toyah, Magenta, Tony Pagliuca, The Fierce and the Dead, The Affect, Michael Holmes, Unfolk, Cosmograf, Port Erin, Cobalt Chapel, Andy Partridge, Hawkwind, Big Big Train, Kaprekars Constant, The Residents, Riverside, Porcupine Tree, Fairport Convention, Barclay James Harvest, Beatrix Players, Katatonia
Zappa Records: Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, Frank Zappa
BGO: Lighthouse, Zephyr, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Oregon, Ian Matthews, Roy Buchanan, L.A. Express, Pearls Before Swine, Youngbloods, Jerry Lee Lewis, Junior Parker, Janne Schaffer, Miroslav Vitous, Seatrain, Sea Level, Stoneground, Mick Clarke, Tom Verlaine, John Stewart, Doug Sahm, Ozark Mountain Daredevils
White Willow/Future Hopes ....CD $16.99
White Willow's 2017 album - its first since 2011's Terminal Twilight - sees the Norwegians exploring some of the most 'progressive' territory the band has ever ventured into, with several lengthy tracks, complex instrumental passages, and a heavy use of synthesizers, including the unique textures of the Yamaha CS80. The Future Hopes lineup - with multi-instrumentalists Jacob Holm-Lupo and Mattias Olsson at the core - sees the return of several White Willow stalwarts, including flautist Ketil Einarsen (Jaga Jazzist, Motorpsycho), keyboardist Lars Fredrik Froislie (Wobbler, Tusmorke), and bassist Ellen Andrea Wang (Pixel, Manu Katche Quartet). New arrival Venke Knutson is best known in her native Norway for a string of Top 10 solo hits and is a revelation in the fresh context of WW. The striking artwork by Roger Dean has been specially commissioned for the album.
Various Artists/The Brain Box: Cerebral Sounds of Brain Records 1972-1979 ....8 CD Box Set $114.99
Limited box set containing eight CDs (83 tracks!), a 74-pages hardcover book and a green tote bag (that can fit vinyl!) with a Brain logo imprint, all housed in a lift off lid box with green linen wrap. Let there be kraut! Music and progressive rock fans rejoice at the first deluxe box set from the legendary krautrock label Brain Records. Over one year in the making this stunning and well documented box covering the glorious years of the famous Brain Records label will allow a unique insight into the progressive and stunning releases that occurred during that era. Germany - the cradle of krautrock - was a pulsating center for new sounds and risk taking compositions. This is a marvelous tribute to that golden era with acts such as Guru Guru, Grobschnitt, Klaus Schulze and many others. All tracks have been newly remastered by Eroc (former drummer of Grobschnitt and mastering guru). All new liner notes / Brain history written by Mark Powell. Discs 1-6 feature various Brain artists like Scorpions, Guru Guru, Grobschnitt, Cluster, Embryo, Novalis, Wolfgang Dauner, Jane, SpyroGyra, Alexis Korner, Jane, e tc. Discs 7 and 8 contain the Brain Festival Essen, Part I (1977) and II (1978), only ever released on vinyl.
Vangelis/L'Apocalypse Des Animaux ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. L'Apocalypse des Animaux is a soundtrack album by Vangelis. The album's music accompanied a documentary series about the animal kingdom directed by Frederic Rossif that was first broadcast on French TV in 1970.
Vangelis/Earth ....import CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. Earth is the third solo album by Vangelis, originally released in 1973. The album was promoted by a concert, held in Paris, at the Olympia Theatre in February 1974.
Vangelis/China ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. China is a studio album by Vangelis, originally released in 1979. Although he had never been to China, he employed Chinese instruments and compositional styles on this concept album. It was thematically ahead of it's time as the eastern cultural concepts were mostly unknown to the western audiences. It is one of his critically most acclaimed solo studio albums.
Vangelis/Opera Sauvage ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. Opera Sauvage is a soundtrack album by Vangelis, released in 1979. It is the score for the nature documentary of the same title by French filmmaker Frederic Rossif. It is considered as one of Vangelis best albums, and it is his second most successful album in the USA.
Vangelis/See You Later ....import CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. See You Later is an album by Vangelis, released in 1980. It breaks quite violently with the style he had employed in the late 1970s and later, relying much more on vocals and being more experimental and returning (in many respects) to his early 1970s work like Earth or 666. It was never released in the United States, and is one of his rarest albums.
Vangelis/Antarctica ....import CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. Antarctica is a soundtrack album originally released in 1983. It is the score to the 1983 Japanese film Antarctica directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and was nominated by the Japan Academy for Best Music Score. The synthesizers on "Theme from Antarctica" conjure cold and desolation. "Antarctica Echoes" has minimal melody showing the vastness of the landscape. "Song of White" is cold-sounding, while "The Other Side of Antartica" has sinister sound. "Deliverance" is the theme which plays in the end of the film.."
Vangelis/Soil Festivities ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. This 1984 release was the first in what could be very loosely said to belong to a trilogy of his 80's albums, the other two being Invisible Connections and Mask, both from the following year (1985). It is a concept album which derived inspiration from the natural elements, life processes taking place on the Earth's surface and beneath our feet. He recalls that it "was made because I wanted to make music, not sell a million records. I don't think it's possible to guarantee commercial success for an album anyway, because nobody really knows what is commercial and what isn't. Even if I went out of my way to make an album that was more accessible to the public, that would not guarantee it's commercial success."
Vangelis/Mask ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. Mask is a 1985 album by Vangelis. It was the last album he produced while living in London, and also the last he produced for the Polydor label. It is dramatic work in six movements, with somewhat dark mood and classical style which branches into ethnic styles. The album reached #69 position in the UK album charts.
Vangelis/Invisible Connections ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the Greek composer and musician. Invisible Connections is a 1985 album by Vangelis. One of his most experimental albums, Invisible Connections is quite different from the majority of Vangelis's work. Despite this, it can very loosely be said to belong to a trilogy of his '80s albums, the other two being Soil Festivities from 1984, and Mask from the same year as Invisible Connections. These all feature a willingness of the artist, at this time, to experiment with not only music itself, but his own album release-patterns, as the content differs so markedly from the style he was known for, up to this point. In fact, it may be that he was deliberately, and consciously, returning to a style he began in 1978, when he released Beaubourg, an album which is as experimental as Invisible Connections.
Jon & Vangelis/Short Stories ....import CD $12.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from Yes vocalist Jon Anderson and Greek composer and musician Vangelis. Short Stories is the 1980 debut album by Jon and Vangelis. This was not the first time that the two had worked together: Vangelis had auditioned to be Rick Wakeman's replacement in Yes in 1974 while Jon had contributed guest vocals to Vangelis' album Heaven and Hell.
Jon & Vangelis/Friends of Mr Cairo ....import CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from Yes vocalist Jon Anderson and Greek composer and musician Vangelis. The Friends of Mr Cairo is the second album by Jon and Vangelis, released in 1981. The title track, "The Friends of Mr. Cairo," peaked at #1 on the Canadian singles chart in late 1981. The track and it's accompanying music video serve as an ode to classic Hollywood films of the 1930s and 1940s. Most notable references are to the classic film noir The Maltese Falcon. The track incorporates sound effects and voice impressions of the stars of the era, most notably Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, and Jimmy Stewart.
Jon & Vangelis/Private Collection ....import CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition of this album from Yes vocalist Jon Anderson and Greek composer and musician Vangelis. Private Collection is the third album released by Jon and Vangelis, released in 1983 on Polydor Records. "He Is Sailing" was released as a single shortly before the album. The song "Polonaise" was written under the influence of events that took place in Poland a little earlier (martial law). The song is dedicated to the people of Poland.
Rick Wakeman/Crimes of Passion ....CD $16.99
Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman (born 18 May 1949) is an English keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, author, and actor. He is best known for being in the progressive rock band Yes across five tenures between 1971 and 2004 and for his solo albums released since the 1970s. An Internet pundit identifying themselves only as 'Omnes' writes: "By adapting Dvorak's New World symphony into this wicked and erotic soundtrack consisted of saxophone and synthesizer, Rick Wakeman gives this movie the perfect touch to this satire both of the American dream and of the world of prostitution, showing both the strangeness and scary atmosphere in this kind of business. Although I loved all those tracks, I have to say that my three favorites were the It's a Lovely Life with Maggie Bell - for it's craziness and it's excellent musical rhythm - the romantic Stax -with it's excellent saxophone and erotic vocals - and also The Box - a very violent instrumental track - which involves a very controversial but crucial scene that was only shown in the unrated DVD release of this movie. Though I wished they could have put more tracks such as the funny song that Anthony Perkins character sings to Joanne Crane in her apartment or the erotic track played while Bobby sees China Blue in her waitress outfit, I was very pleased by this purchase which also allowed me to discover more of Rick Wakeman's work.
Rick Wakeman/Simply Accoustic ....import CD + DVD $18.99
CD reissue. Rick Wakeman is an British keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, author, and actor. He is best known for being in the progressive rock band Yes across five tenures between 1971 and 2004 and for his solo albums released since the 1970s. Here with just a grand piano, Wakeman manages to roll thirty-plus years of music into an entertaining and quite rewarding trip down memory lane in front of a live audience. He gives forth with arrangements of his work from every point in his career, from his time with the Strawbs ("A Glimpse of Heaven"), his days as a marathon session musician (David Bowie's "Space Oddity," Cat Stevens' "Morning Has Broken"), his various stints with Yes and ABWH (a lovely version of "Wonderous Stories" and a medley of "The Meeting" and "And You And I") and high points from his solo career in the bargain. Wakeman intersperses these performances with stories of how the songs and pieces were written, and he is a natural racounter and howlingly funny at times. If the music thing doesn't work out, he'd make a killing doing stand-up comedy in the Catskills! All told, Simply Acoustic is a concert recording that makes you wish you'd actually been there.
Todd Rundgren/White Knight ....CD $14.99
Veteran producer, pioneering performer and legendary songwriter Todd Rundgren returns with a brand new album featuring a stellar line-up of all-star guest performers! White Knight showcases Rundgren's incredibly diverse range of styles from soulful art rock to ambient synth pop and includes performances from Rundgren's equally diverse musical companions such as Trent Reznor, Donald Fagen (of Steely Dan), Joe Walsh (of The Eagles), Daryl Hall, Dam Funk, Joe Satriani, Robyn and more! Rundgren launches a major US tour April-June with dates in New York, St. Louis, Cleveland, and elsewhere!
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band/Trout Mask House Sessions 1969 ....import CD $17.99
Zappa granted Beefheart unrestrained artistic freedom in making 1969's Trout Mask Replica, which ranked 58th in Rolling Stone magazine's 2003 list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Van Vliet has been described as '... one of modern music's true innovators' with '... a singular body of work virtually unrivalled in it's daring and fluid creativity.' Although he achieved little commercial or mainstream critical success, he sustained a cult following as a 'highly significant' and 'incalculable' influence on an array of New Wave, punk, post-punk, experimental and alternative rock musicians. Known for his enigmatic personality and relationship with the public, Van Vliet made few public appearances after his retirement from music (and from his Beefheart persona) in 1982. He pursued a career in art, an interest that originated in his childhood talent for sculpture, and a venture that proved to be his most financially secure. His expressionist paintings and drawings command high prices and have been exhibited in art galleries and museums across the world. Van Vliet died in 2010, having suffered from multiple sclerosis for many years. The Captain had a notoriously driving relationship with his musicians especially during the recording of the album usually considered to be his greatest work 'Trout Mask Replica.' Here, you can listen to some of those peculiar sessions for yourself!
The Samurai of Prog/On We Sail ....import CD $19.99
The Samurai are back with a stunning album of original songs. The compositions are (relatively) short, but don't let that fool you - this is new symphonic progressive music of the most ambitious kind. Featuring loads of talented composers, guest musicians, and a lavish physical package - this is TSoP's big artistic statemeent for 2017!
Faust/Fresh Air ....CD $17.99
faUSt has recorded a new album. It is entitled "Fresh Air" and differs in several respects from its predecessor "Just Us," from the year 2014. At the time, the recordings were made at Peron's rehearsal studio in Schiphorst in northern Germany, hypnotic pieces with the kind of noisemaking the band is known for. For the new album, Peron and Diermaier were looking for communication with musician friends and the audience. The tracks were recorded in changing ensembles at changing locations in the USA (during a 28-day tour in March/April 2016).
Stanley Clarke/Time Exposure (Bonus Tracks Edition) ....CD $12.99
Digitally remastered and expanded edition including five bonus tracks. Originally released in 1984, Time Exposure was the thirteenth album by jazz fusion bassist Stanley Clarke. The album features musical assistance from Jeff Beck, George Duke, Howard Hewett, Ernie Watts and many others.
Atomic Rooster/Devil's Answer ....import CD $17.99
CD reissue. Atomic Rooster was an English progressive rock band originally composed of former members of the The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Throughout their history keyboardist Vincent Crane was the only constant member and wrote the majority of their material. Their history is defined by two periods: the early-mid-1970s and the early 1980s. Their genre in music is difficult to define since they went through radical changes in very short times during the life of the band. However, their best-known era represented a more hard rock/progressive rock sound. This CD is a collection of the band's radio broadcasts: tracks 1-2 recorded in session for Mike Harding Show 26.5.70; track 3 recorded in session for John Peel 14.1.71; tracks 4-5 recorded in session for Mike Harding 22.3.71; tracks 6-7 recorded in session for Johnnie Walker 12.6.72; tracks 8-9 recorded in session for Johnnie Walker 7.12.72; tracks 10-12 recorded in session 16.10.81; and tracks 13-15 recorded in session for Live 27.7.72.
The Allman Brothers Band/The Fox Box ....8 CD Box Set $94.99
Fox Box is an eight disc set of The Allman Brothers performing three-nights September 24th, 25th and 26th, 2004 at the Fox Theatre. The complete package contains 54 performances of 52 songs from the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA. It has never before been available digitally. Jack Pearson guests as the guitar solo on "Dreams" on the 9/24/04 recording; Derek Trucks takes the solo on "Dreams" on 9/25/04 and Warren Haynes takes the solo on "Dreams" on 9/26/04.
Captain Beyond/Lost & Found 1972-1973 ....CD $13.99
A collector's dream come true - vintage demo tracks, never heard before, from space rock supergroup Captain Beyond including one unreleased song not found anywhere else! These raw demos earned the band a deal with The Allman Brothers' label Capricorn Records and launched their career! CD comes packaged in a deluxe gatefold wallet with extensive liner notes by music historian Dave Thompson!
Bert Jansch/Living in the Shadows Pt 2: On the Edge of a Dream ....4 CD Box Set $46.99
Four CD set. Following on from Earth's definitive collection of Jansch's 1990s works, Living in the Shadows Part 2: On the Edge of a Dream picks up from where it left off, bringing together Bert Jansch's final recordings, made between 2000 and 2006. This remarkable anthology documents some of Jansch's finest work, and a man at the top of his game, some forty years (!) after his first release. From the brooding resonance of Crimson Moon (where Jansch is joined by Johnny Marr, Bernard Butler and Johnny "Guitar" Hodge, as well as son Adam Jansch and Bert's wife Loren Jansch) to the intimacy of Edge of a Dream (Bernard Butler, Hope Sandoval, Dave Swarbrick, Ralph McTell, Johnny "Guitar" Hodge, Paul Wassif, Adam Jansch and Loren Jansch) to the wondrous new folk / trad folk harmony of Black Swan (Beth Orton, Devendra Banhart, Kevin Barker, Helena Espvall, Paul Wassif), these seemingly very different albums all speak of one thing: Bert's natural talent for turning out extraordinary music, regardless of genre. Disc four, The Setting of the Sun, takes in more demos and unreleased material, with guest appearances from Gordon Giltrap and Johnny Marr adding additional delight for fans old and new. These peeks into Jansch's recording process are nothing if not fascinating, with his home studio lending itself perfectly to any recording fancy he might arrive at. Like Part 1, this deluxe case-bound set exhibits the sublime attention to detail that has become Earth Recordings' calling card. Liner notes come courtesy of colleague Bernard Butler and Bert's son Adam, while a comprehensive listening guide (by esteemed journalist, Dave Henderson) is also included.
Cluster/Konzerte 1972 + 1977 ....CD $17.99
The two authorized recordings presented here vividly conjure up the atmosphere, perhaps even the magic, of a Cluster performance back in the day. One took place in 1977 during a science fiction festival in Metz (France). The other dates back to an earlier show in Hamburg's Fabrik venue. Cluster played three gigs in the city in 1971/1972, including the one partially included on "Cluster II." Cluster shows routinely lasted six hours or more, luring both the band and the audience into a state of intoxication, no doubt acutely enhanced by the intake of certain substances. The buzzwords of the moment were: psychedelic, magical, ritualistic, corresponding more or less to the Dionysian hedonism which pervades certain styles of contemporary music culture today. It is worth noting this context as useful background when listening to the live recordings presented here.
The Durutti Column/Domo Arigato Deluxe ....triple CD + DVD $28.99
3CD+DVD (4 disc set). 51 tracks. Factory Benelux presents an expanded 4 disc edition of Domo Arigato, the acclaimed live album by Manchester ensemble The Durutti Column, recorded in Tokyo in April 1985. Domo Arigato followed on the heels of ambitious 'modern classical' album Without Mercy a year earlier, and saw composer/guitarist Vini Reilly and percussionist Bruce Mitchell augmented by John Metcalfe on viola and Tim Kellet on trumpet. Their show-cum-recital at the Kan'i Hoken Hall on 25 April was recorded digitally and filmed on two 35mm cameras. 'Mixing down was fun,' recalled Durutti manager/mentor Anthony H. Wilson. 'We were on a flight out next morning so Nippon Columbia hired a mobile studio recording truck and we mixed from midnight to 6 a.m.' In fact the group always considered this rather hurried mix imperfect, and therefore for this greatly expanded 2017 reissue Factory Benelux have returned to the original soundboard tapes and remastered the entire 90 minute performance, in the process restoring the original running order. Disc 1 of the 4 CD set presents the original digital mix from 1985, while Discs 2 and 3 include the 2017 soundboard remaster plus a previously unreleased gig from Tokyo Loft Club on 29 April 1984. Disc 4 is an NTSC format DVD featuring a pristine transfer of the original Japanese laserdisc edition of Domo Arigato, which is the filmed version of the show with the 1985 digital mix. A double disc vinyl edition is also available with a bonus 7" single, Dedications for Japan.
Michael Bloomfield/Don't Say that I Ain't Your Man ....import CD $13.99
Mike Bloomfield was an American guitarist and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois, who knew and played with many of Chicago's blues legends before achieving his own fame popularising blues music in the mid-1960s. Notably, he played a significant role in helping to launch the "electric" Bob Dylan, playing on most of the Highway 61 Revisited album and performing with Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. He was ranked number 22 on Rolling Stone's list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" in 2003 and number 42 by the same magazine in 2011. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2012 and, as a member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. Don't Say That I Ain't Your Man: Essential Blues, 1964-1969 is an anthology that includes five songs from Bloomfield's original 1964 Columbia sessions produced by John Hammond. The remaining ten tracks move from his contributions to the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Electric Flag, to his collaborations with Al Kooper, as well as some late-60s solo material.
Rick Wakeman & Friends/Gastank ....triple CD $22.99
Rick Wakeman & Friends/Gastank ....double DVD $22.99
Two DVD edition and a three CD edition. Gastank was an English television show that aired between 1982-1983 on Channel 4. Hosted by Rick Wakeman and Tony Ashton the show featured a mix of interviews with 1970s musicians and impromptu performances where the guest artist would join Rick and Tony with their house band in playing re-arranged versions of their classic songs, or entirely new pieces created for the show. The format was very informal with the setting likened to a bar where Wakeman and Ashton would interview the guests over a drink or two followed by their performance in front of a small studio audience sitting in groups at tables. They would frequently cite the show as an opportunity for musicians from different bands to get the opportunity to work together. During it's run, the show featured guests as diverse as Ian Paice, Rick Parfitt, Steve Hackett, Andy Fairweather Low, John Entwistle, Godley and Creme, Eric Burdon, Suzy Quatro, Eric Burdon and Phil Lynott. Now for the first time on DVD all the episodes of Gastank are collected here. And for the first time on CD, you can cherish all the seminal music performances from Rick, Tony and their guests.
Asia/Symfonia: Live In Bulgaria 2013 ....double CD +
Asia/Symfonia: Live in Bulgaria 2013 ....Blu-Ray $18.99
Recorded during a special show on September 21st, 2013 during the Sounds of the Ages Festival at the magnificent Second Century Roman Theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. On some of the songs during the band's set, Asia? was joined by The Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Levon Manukian.
|Allan Holdsworth/The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever ....12 CD Box Set $114.99||Allan Holdsworth/Eidolon ....double CD $17.99|
Twelve CD box set collection featuring all of Allan Holdsworth's solo albums from 1982-2003. That title is no hyperbole-it was a proclamation that ran on the cover of Guitar Player Magazine in 2008, and is a feeling shared by fans and guitarists all around the world. Still, though, Holdsworth remains largely under-rated; many who admire his most famous work have overlooked dozens of fascinating finds to be made on his decades of recordings. This collection is a treasure trove of such discoveries, as it brings you all 11 of his albums as a solo artist, producer and group leader since 1980 plus the live-in-Tokyo album Then! And a 40-page booklet full of liner notes and archival photos. You also get previously unreleased bonus tracks, and all these albums have been newly remastered from the original tapes: I.O.U. (1982), Road Games (1983), Metal Fatigue (1985), Atavachron (1986), Sand (1987), Secrets (1989), Wardenclyffe Tower (1992), Hard Hat Area (1993), None Too Soon (1996), The Sixteen Men Of Tain (2000), Flat Tire (2001) and Then! (2003). These albums, many of which have been out of print and very hard to find for years, include one intriguing composition, ethereal track, dazzling fusion rocker and daredevil guitar passage after another. 12 CD box set featuring bonus tracks on the albums and everything newly remastered, includes 40 page booklet
Two CD collection spanning the years 1982-2003. Following his early work with Soft Machine and Gong, this innovative and highly influential guitar stylist (whose tapping and tone crossed over to players from rock to prog to metal to jazz) started a long solo career. This retrospective contains an unreleased Jack Bruce vocal version of "Road Games" plus "Eidolon," "City Nights," "Sphere of Innocence," "Funnels," "Mental Fatigue," "Tokyo Dream," "Against the Clock" and more key cuts from his albums, all hand-picked by Allan himself! 6 Panel CD Wallet and includes 20 page booklet
Mike Oldfield/Return to Ommadown: Deluxe Edition ....import CD + DVD $28.99
Two disc deluxe edition of Mike Oldfield's newest studio work which is a musical sequel to his third album, Ommadawn. The set includes a 5.1 mix of the album.
Jean-Michel Jarre/Oxygene Trilogy ....triple CD $27.99
40 years after the huge international impact of Oxygene, and 20 years from its second volume Oxygene 7-13, Jean-Michel Jarre is fulfilling a trilogy of albums with Oxygene 3, containing seven newly composed and recorded pieces, consistently titled parts 14-20. His inspiration for the newly added parts on Oxygene 3 was not to go back in time, but to add a sense of "now" to his iconic piece of work. Plunging into the environment of Oxygene with its highly original dark, moody and at times quite upbeat musical language, Jarre references some of the music from his entire body of work on Oxygene 3. It s a state-of-the-art recording, embracing both classic and modern ways of music production.
Pink Floyd/Cambridge St/ation 1965-1967 ....double CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $49.99
The 6 individual collections that were first released as part of Pink Floyd's 'The Early Years 1965-1972' box set are now available separately. Covering Syd Barrett's time with the band, from the pre-EMI demos, through the non-album hit singles and related tracks, Cambridge St/ation also features previously unreleased tracks like Vegetable Man and In The Beechwoods (newly mixed), plus BBC session recordings and the tapes of an unreleased 1967 concert in Stockholm. The DVD/Blu-ray includes historic TV performances plus some of Pink Floyd's own film material.
Pink Floyd/Germin/ation 1968 ....CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $44.99
This volume explores the time immediately after Syd Barrett's departure, when Pink Floyd were still writing singles and at the same time developing their own unique, more instrumentally-based style. There are non-album single releases, plus a recently discovered session at Capitol Records studios in Los Angeles, BBC sessions and other tracks. DVD/Blu-ray includes the recently restored promo clip of Point Me at the Sky, some international TV performances and a selection of song material from other television shows.
Pink Floyd/Dramatis/ation 1969 ....double CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $49.99
In 1969 Pink Floyd unveiled their 2-part conceptual live production of 'The Man' and 'The Journey,' covering a 24-hour period of dreaming, waking and other activities. Never released in that form; however, some of the songs were used on the 'More' soundtrack and the 'Ummagumma' album. This volume refers back to 'The Man' and 'The Journey' tour with live performances in Amsterdam and for the BBC in London, but also includes the bonus tracks from the 'More' soundtrack that were used in the film but not on record, plus non-album tracks like the early version of Embryo from the Harvest sampler 'Picnic.' Video material includes 20 minutes of 'The Man'/'The Journey' rehearsal at the Royal Festival Hall, directed by Anthony Stern, including Afternoon (Biding My Time), The Beginning (Green Is the Colour), Nightmare (Cymbaline), Beset By Creatures of the Deep and The End of the Beginning (the last part of A Saucerful of Secrets), plus other live performance footage from that year. Includes a performance of 'Interstellar Overdrive with Frank Zappa.
Pink Floyd/Devi/ation 1970 ....double CD + double DVD + Blu-Ray $54.99
At the end of 1969 and in the early part of 1970, Pink Floyd recorded and mixed their contribution to Michelangelo Antonioni's alternative view of US society, 'Zabriskie Point.' Three songs were released on the soundtrack album, and a further four in the expanded CD edition in 1997. Never released on one Pink Floyd disc, this volume compiles remixed and updated versions of the 'Zabriskie Point' audio material. In the same year, Pink Floyd scored their first UK Number One album with 'Atom Heart Mother,' a collaboration with Ron Geesin, and the audio includes the first performance for the BBC, featuring an orchestra and choir, as well as, on DVD, the original Quad mix. Video material includes a full hour of Pink Floyd performing live at San Francisco cable TV station KQED plus extracts from historic performances of 'Atom Heart Mother,' and material from French TV coverage of the St. Tropez festival in Southern France.
Pink Floyd/Reverber/ation 1971 ....CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $44.99
In 1971 Pink Floyd recorded the 'Meddle'album, containing the LP side-long 'Echoes,' regarded by many as laying the groundwork for 'The Dark Side of the Moon' and, as such, is an important part of the Pink Floyd canon. This package includes part of the original demos, when the project gestated from 'Nothing' to 'Return of the Son of Nothing,' as well as a contemporary BBC session recording. Audio-visual material includes the original unreleased Quad mix of 'Echoes' but also material of live band performances in 1971, including songs performed with Roland Petit and his Marseille ballet company.
Pink Floyd/Obfusc/ation 1972 ....double CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $49.99
In 1972 Pink Floyd travelled to Herouville, north of Paris, to record at Strawberry Studios, based in the town's Chateau. In a remarkable two weeks, they wrote and recorded one of their most cohesive albums, 'Obscured by Clouds,' the soundtrack to Barbet Schroeder's 'La Vallee.' 1972 also saw the release of 'Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii,' a film of the band performing without an audience in the historic Roman amphitheatre of Pompeii, directed by Adrian Maben. The video material includes the performances from the 'Live at Pompeii' film, edited to new 5.1 audio mixes, plus material from contemporary French TV as well as performances from Brighton Dome in June 1972 and further performances with the Roland Petit ballet company.
Klaus Schulze/Androgyn ....import CD $17.99
Re-release of Klaus Schulze's Androgyn (originally released 2002 as part of the strictly limited and long exhausted 5CD Boxset Contemporary Works II). The first track on Androgyn has again, like on Another Green Mile, the cello of Wolfgang Tiepold and some odd voice samples added to interesting synth sounds. The long second track has Klaus on electric guitar and for good reason it's called Back to the Future: Klaus plays the guitar with a Gleiteisen, a piece of iron that he used in the cosmic slide guitar technique from old Ash Ra Temple times, 32 years ago. The next four tracks belong together. There's No Mystery has a voice and the adequate and efficient cello again...and of course it has Klaus' famous string accord in the back; you already heard it on Another Green Mile and can hear it again on further albums. As Androgyn comes to it's end it gets more rythmic. For the final title, This House Full of Shadows, I noticed at first listening: Will be liked by the people. We hear again Wolfgang Tiepold's expert cello. The bonus track A Tiny Violin is a rare beautiful pearl from the 10thCD Adds & Edits of the limited wooden boxset Contemporary Works I. On violin: Thomas Kagelmann. After the successful releases of U.S.O. Privee and Another Green Mile MIG-Music proudly lifted another nugget of Klaus Schulze. We will continue to discover further gems!
Billy Sherwood/At the Speed of Life ....import CD $15.99
Billy Sherwood is the current bass player in the band Yes. Billy Sherwood was a key part of the line-ups which created the Yes albums Open Your Eyes, The Ladder and was also part of the Talk tour. He recently mixed the band's Heaven and Earth album and two subsequent DVDs. At the Speed of Life was Sherwood's third solo album and has been out of print for many years. This CD release will be eagerly greeted by Yes fans especially in light on Sherwood's recent return to the band in mid-2015.
Ian Carr/Old Heartland ....CD $17.99
Ian Carr was a Scottish jazz musician, composer, writer, and educator. Carr performed and recorded with the Rendell-Carr quintet and jazz-rock band Nucleus. Old Heartland is completely different to what a follower of Ian's workwith Nucleus might expect. It is a suite of four jazz-classical compositions, Northumbrian Sketches, performed with the Manchester String Orchestra (later Kreisler String Orchestra), and three other tunes, performed with old colleagues from Nucleus, Geoff Castle and John Marshall, and others. There's elements of Joseph Haydn, Vaughan William's and Benjamin Britten as Carr builds an indigenous English vocabulary in which to add his knowledge of contemporary jazz, with influences of ECM artists and Miles Davis in his work with Gil Evans. Northumbrian Sketches was commissioned in 1986 by the Bracknell jazz and classical music festivals; and Carr wrote it as a tribute to his late friend, the author Sid Chaplin. It's lyrical trumpet lines are full of melancholy and majesty, soaring above landscapes of strings. It's sophisticated and highly cultured music, serious and concentrated finely into superb performances. The complementary material is beautifully crafted too, gentle and tastefully fitting the conceptual objective of the recording. The bass clarinet and flugelhorn combinations on Full Fathom Five are particularly lush, and Marshall's gentle percussive touches and Mark Wood's acoustic guitar melodies give the title track the rightbalance.
Sun Ra & Arkestra/Secrets of the Sun ....CD $16.99
Of this album, Troy Collins writes: 'Marking a transition in its development between the advanced swing of the early Chicago-era recordings and the increased free-form experimentation of its New York tenure, this album also reveals the first recorded versions of two Ra standards, "Friendly Galaxy" and "Love in Outer Space." Accessible, yet segueing into vanguard territory, this album highlights a fertile period in the Arkestra's history. Looser and more aggressive than its Chicago recordings, these pieces find the Arkestra pushing at the limits of harmony and tonality.'
Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra/When Angels Speak of Love ....CD $16.99
Digitally remastered edition. Sun Ra was an American jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his experimental music, "cosmic philosophy," prolific output, and theatrical performances. He was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1979. For much of his career, Ra led "The Arkestra," an ensemble with an ever-changing name and flexible line-up. As John Szwed writes about "When Angels Speak of Love was considered a bizarre record when it was heard even three years later, made more bizarre by extreme echo, horns straining for the shrillest notes possible, rhythms layered, their polyrhythmic effect exaggerated by massive reverberation (which was abruptly turned off and on). 'Next Stop Mars' is the centerpiece of the album, a very long work which opens with a space chant, followed by Allen and Gilmore taking chances on their horns beyond what almost any other musician would dare at that time. Sun Ra played behind them, again relentlessly spinning around a single tonal center with two-handed independence, then rumbling thunderously at the bottom of the keyboard against Boykins's bass, a clangor made heavier by electronic enhancement." In other words, Classic RA and now finally available on CD.
Return to Forever/Live: Complete Concert ....import CD $14.99
Two CD reissue. Live was the final album by fusion band Return to Forever. It was recorded live at the Palladium in New York City on May 20 1977 as part of the Musicmagic tour to support the album of the same name. This was the only tour to feature the Musicmagic (1977) lineup, which included original members Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, and Joe Farrell, along with a newly added member, Chick Corea's wife, Gayle Moran on vocals, piano and organ, and a six-piece horn section.
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band/Electricity 1967-1968 ....import CD $17.99
Electricity 1967-1968 is a collection of very rare recordings from Don Van Vliet AKA Captain Beefheart. The tracks were recorded live at MIDEM Pop Festival, Cannes Beach, France, at Frank Freeman's Dance Studio, Kidderminster, UK and Allegro Sound Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Track one, "Electricity" (1968 Live) Van Vliet's adaptation of the Howlin' Wolf vocal-construction device is in full frontal view, as is the evolving Magic Band rhythmic concept and French/Drumbo's incredibly responsive manifestation thereof as he shadows Van Vliet's singing; an outstanding version of one of the most innovative songs in the proto history of avant-rock. "Kandy Korn" (live) is structurally perhaps the most adventurous of the lot, it's interlocking parts peering past any jam-o-philic indulgences at the martial art to come.
The Residents/Disfigured Night ....CD $19.99
Over the years, The Residents have been so prolific that it's easy to see that a year could have simply vanished and gone unnoticed. And one did - 1997! In the early to mid '90s, The Residents were quite active in the creation of CD-ROMs, releasing Freak Show, The Ginger Bread Man, and Bad Day on the Midway from 1992-95. So much time was devoted to writing and designing the CD-Roms that, other than some soundtrack music for the game and a short side project, Pollex Christi, no music was recorded in 1996. Having lost so much time on a dead concept, 1997 finally arrived, but the new year was not so happy. For the first time in decades, The Residents had absolutely nothing in the works. 1997 was born dead. And truthfully, the year never got much better, but the group did begin moving in some interesting new directions. Creatively, The Residents saw Pollex Christi as a successful experiment, consequently they decided to follow it up with another highly experimental, classically styled piece. Moving quickly, in the spring of 1997, the group began work on a new 15 min work, Disfigured Night. Soon afterards, inhabiting a position that normally would have been occupied by a string quartet, The Residents performed for a small, but wealthy crowd in San Jose. As the unsuspecting patrons entered the event, the group was seen perched 30 feet above the entrance to the cavernous lobby of software giant Adobe's world headquarters. Needless to say, The Residents hour long set was not quite what the rich nerds expected. Making sure no one missed it, the group performed the set, made up of a mix of prerecorded and live elements - some planned and some spontaneous - four times, and quickly left town.
East of Eden/New Leaf ....CD $17.99
Prog Temple present a reissue of East of Eden's New Leaf, originally released in 1971. East of Eden had an unexpected top ten UK hit with "Jig-A-Jig" in early 1971. By that time they had undergone various changes in personnel and musical approach, though they were still led by violinist Dave Arbus (who guested on The Who's "Baba O'Riley" the same year). New Leaf was originally issued that November and found the band in fine form with a mixture of progressive and more laidback material. It makes a welcome return to CD here, together with background notes and images.
Twenty Sixty Six and Then/Reflections on the Future ....CD $17.99
In May 1972 Twenty Sixty Six And Then met first time and decided to found a band. Day and night they rehearsed and filed on their sound in their residence in Mannheim. Another journalist at that time: Dominating in their music is a dynamic, which is regulatory in the developing harmonies in the complex structured arrangements. When the musicians sometimes get lost in old hard rock stereotypes they kept enough distance to the sounds, to prove their intents with detailed inserted alienation. In a short way: the rediscovery of a Krautrock origin from the Mannheim-rock scene in the early '70s. Twenty Sixty Six and Then were the singer Geff Harrison (the only member from the UK), Veit Marvos on organ, Steve Robinson played the second organ, Gagey Mrozeck guitar, Dieter Bauer on bass and Konstantin Heinrich Bommarius on drums. The CD contains the bonus tracks, originally released on the rare and strictly limited double-vinyl-edition re-released in 2002.
Snowy White/Released ....CD $16.99
2017 release from the veteran rock guitarist. Since the late 1960s, Snowy and his characteristic guitar-playing have made their mark on tasteful blues rock. Whether as a member of Thin Lizzy (on the albums Chinatown and Renegade), working with Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac), as an indispensable tour musician for Pink Floyd and later Roger Waters, or as a highly-respected solo artist, Snowy has always remained true to his love for excellent, handmade music. Over a period of two years, Snowy worked on Released at home in his studio. Mostly on his own... for the first time in his long and distinguished career. The result - 13 tracks that move between blues and rock, and show off his elegant guitar style which has enthralled fans the world over. If you're talking beautiful guitar tones, nuances and mature articulation, then that is Snowy's guitar-playing down to a T. The opening track, the instrumental 'Opening Peace,' gives a nod to one of Snowy's great idols: "Every guitarist is influenced by someone, and in my case it was Peter Green. The association works perfectly, and the track is airy and atmospheric." The album however is not just "happy go lucky." White has seen and experienced a lot over the course of his eventful life, and this is reflected in the thoughtful 'Wrong Side of the Tracks' and 'It's Always Love-That Breaks Your Heart' or the almost nine minutes of 'Out of Control,' in which Snowy gives himself the time and space to express his emotions. For 'Blues on a Borrowed Guitar,' Snowy rang his old pals Kuma Harada (bass), Max Middleton (keys) and Jeff Allen (drums) and recorded the song in a spontaneous session - on a borrowed guitar, naturally. His White Flames colleagues - Juan van Emmerloot (drums) and Walter Latupeirissa (bass) - joined him on a second session in Holland, resulting in the two tracks 'Life Full of Lonely' and 'Everything-It's Alright.' And everything is alright for Snowy White. An unassuming gentleman who is happy with his life and his career - even if he never quite received the adulation other guitarists with his skills enjoyed. Released is a mature, beautifully balanced and multi-facetted album by a true master of his art.
Dickey Betts & Great Southern/Southern Rock Jam ....import CD $14.99
2017 collection. Dickey Betts is one of the great guitarists from the southern rock scene. After his time with The Allman Brothers he has carved out a successful solo career. This is a compilation album of the best of the albums he made for Arista Records back in the 70's. Tracks 1 to 5 originally recorded in 1977 are from the album Dickey Betts And Great Southern and tracks 6 to 10 originally released in 1978 are from the album Atlantas Burning Down.
Mike Bloomfield/Retrospective ....import double CD $18.99
Two CD set. A truly unique compilation charting the history of Mike Bloomfield's career covering his work from 1964 to 1974, this set comes complete with interview segments where Bloomfield talks about his life and music and features his work both as a solo artist, his time with The Electric Flag, and his collaborations with Al Kooper, and Nick Gravenities. Also, from the Triumvirate album "It Hurts Me Too" with Dr. John and John Hammond and from The Newport Folk Festival, the amazing "Born in Chicago" with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Playing with Bloomfield across this collection we find Mama Cass, Paul Butterfield, Buddy Miles, Elvin Bishop, and Barry Goldberg.
Gosta Berlings Saga/Detta Har Hant ....CD $18.99
2017 release. The album was recorded during winter 08/09, partly assisted by Mattias Olsson of Anglagard, and represents the band's evolution since the release of the critically acclaimed debut album Tid ar Ljud (2006). Whereas the previous album dealt with the interaction between nature and city, Detta Har Hant focuses on the latter with eight stories about the languishing welfare state, industrialism and love. The songs range from full-blown epic soundscapes via dissonant darkness to minimalistic powerful grooves without compromising when it comes to the strong melodies the band is known for. The basis for the album was recorded live in the band's own studio Pelikaan, which has preserved a genuinely organic and highly energetic feel to the music. Overdubs have been made with instruments such as Mellotron, Minimoog and pump organ to give even more dimensions to the colorful sounds of Gosta Berlings Saga. In conclusion Detta Har Hant is a gigantic leap forward in all musical aspects, and should not be missed by anyone interested in new music.
Omega/Anthology 1968-1979 ....import double CD $17.99
A superb and highly impressive 2CD anthology of early works from one of the biggest and most successful rock bands to come out of Hungary, Omega! Big, bombastic choruses, shimmering keyboard melodies and soaring vocals have made Omega a hugely successful band selling over 50 million albums worldwide! Includes the 1969 hit "Pearls in Her Hair," which has been covered by Scorpions and sampled by Kanye West for his song "New Slaves!"
Pat Travers/Live at Rockpalast: Cologne 1976 ....import CD + DVD $22.99
On November 4, 1976, a young guitarist and singer performed with his band at Rockpalast, is not only delivering a sensational show but also giving definite proof of a musical potential yet to be fulfilled. Almost four decades later, these recordings were finally unearthed and are officially available. Travers played together with bass player Peter Mars Cowling and drummer Nicko McBrain, the same Nicko McBrain that pounds the skins for Iron Maiden. I first saw Nicko play with his band Street Walker, Travers recalls. They were about to split up, and I caught one of their last shows. Nicko's fiery, funky and energetic drumming style really impressed me. The trio's trip to Cologne itself was one to remember as well: We used a small plane, a Beechcraft King Air. When descending the air pressure increased too quickly, so we all had sore ears and sinuses for a while right up until the show. Also the setup for the gig at Rockpalast seemed a bit underwhelming at first: The vocal monitor speakers on stage were very small and not sufficient at all, Travers recalls smiling, overlooking the fact that the aforementioned sore ears possibly were also responsible for this impression. And although there was a live audience, they were very far away from us and not really visible due to the bright stage lighting. So what we could hear was not as loud as we were used to, and interacting with the audience proved to be a challenge. Looking back on the recordings today, there's no trace of these problems, none at all. The grooves hammered out by Cowling and McBrain are simply stunning and add that special something to Travers' blues-based (in the broadest sense), yet hard rocking and modern sounds. The man himself blasts out each and every riff and solo with energy and passion as well as singing his heart out. In other words: Just these three guys are making a hell of a lot of music.
Magic Pie/Circus of Life ....CD $16.99
Magic Pie/Motions of Desire ....CD $16.99
Magic Pie/The Suffering Joy ....CD $16.99
Three long out of print titles by the progressive group Magic Pie coming back in print courtesy of the Karisma label.
Rick Wakeman/The Myths and Legends of King Arthur 2016 ....import double CD $29.99
An expanded 2016 version of Wakeman's 1975 classic. Free of the studio limitations and single disc duration of the original and the 2016 version is a double album as it was originally intended to be. Featuring newly commissioned artwork from Roger Dean, this 2016 recording includes all the original music plus five new pieces of music in the style of the original recording.
Rick Wakeman/Video Vault ....import 6 DVD Box Set $84.99
Rick Wakeman's Video Vault is a limited edition boxed set (originally released in 2010) containing six DVDs covering a number of performances and concerts recorded between 1975 and 1984. The DVDs (NTSC, Region 0) include: King Arthur on Ice, Live at the Empire Pool (1975); Live at the Maltings (1976); Swedish Television Special (1980); 1984 Performed Live at the Hammersmith Odeon (1981); Night Music - UK TV Special (1984); Rarities / Interviews
Jethro Tull/Nightcap - The Unreleased Masters 1973-1991 ....import double CD $21.99
A fascinating double cd insight into the Jethro Tull that almost got away. Nightcap's first disc contains the infamous 'Chateau d'Isaster Tapes' recorded in August 1972. Much of the material would eventually end up in a radically re-arranged form as part of 1973's ambitious A Passion Play. The second disc concentrates on album outtakes dating from 1974 to 1991.
Frank Zappa/Masked Turnip Cyclophony (Rare and Wonderful Gems from the Pal Studio Archives 1961-1964) ....import CD $17.99
25 slices of pre-fame musical buffoonery from Frank Zappa's early days as a studio operator for the Pal Studio. Illuminating aspects of Zappa's later recorded output, FZ's contribution to these tracks was either as musician, singer, writer or producer or a combination of some or all of these roles.
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention/The Lost Broadcast (The Beat Club 1968 Full Show) ....import DVD $21.99
The full, unedited version of a performance by Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention recorded on 6th October 1968 for legendary German TV show The Beat-Club. The DVD (ntsc, region 0, b&w) comprises a filmed rehearsal of Zappa and the Mothers performing one continuous improvisation, but is punctuated by Zappa directing the band to play the opening themes of well-known pieces including King Kong, A Pound for a Brown on the Bus, Sleeping in a Jar and Uncle Meat. The release provides a fascinating insight into the working methods of the famed Uncle Meat-era version of the Mothers and contains the full 35 minute broadcast plus soundchecks. DVD (ntsc, region 0, black & white with 'psychedelic' solarisation effect overlaid).
Cream + Jack Bruce + Ginger Baker/Three Classic Films by Tony Palmer ....import triple DVD $44.99
Tony Palmer's three classic films revolving around the legendary Cream: Cream - The Farewell Concert (26/11/1968) - Original version broadcast on 5/9/1969. Includes facsimile of BBC script. Jack Bruce - Rope Ladder to the Moon (1969) - Also includes 2009 interview with Jack Bruce and Pete Brown. Ginger Baker - In Africa (1971) - An astonishing chronicle of the drumming great featuring Fela Kuti. 4:3 and 16:9, region 0, ntsc.
Isildurs Bane & Steve Hogarth/Colours Not Found in Nature ....import CD $22.99
Swedish progressive pioneers Isildurs Bane and Marillion vocalist Steve Hogarth join forces on the 2017 album Colours Not Found in Nature. Comprising six songs composed by IB's musical director and keyboard player Mats Johansson and Steve Hogarth, the richly detailed recordings feature tuned percussion, strings, woodwind, brass and voices, and within an integrated suite-like album structure. Both a departure for Steve Hogarth and a stunning return for Isildurs Bane, the album incorporates elements of rock, traditional music, jazz and contemporary classical in one brilliantly unified world.
Isildurs Bane/Sagan om den Irlandska Algen + Sagan om Ringen ....import CD $22.99
Two early IB releases on one CD (1992 pressing). Isildurs Bane's debut album from 1984 (Sagan om den Irlandska Algen) plus the band's take on Lord of the Rings (Sagan om ringen) from 1988. Both are concept albums with Swedish lyrics in the tradition of British symphonic prog from the 1970s.
Isildurs Bane/Sea Reflections + Eight Moments of Eternity ....import CD $22.99
Two early IB releases on one CD (1992 pressing). These two albums, released in 1985 and 1987 respectively, see Isildurs Bane move towards prog influenced fusion music. A three piece horn section dominates Sea Reflections and also graces Eight Moments of Eternity to a lesser extent. A chamber orchestra accompanies Isildurs Bane on the piece Second Step from the 1987 album. Lyrical, groove-based compositions with echoes of late 1970s Weather Report.
Isildurs Bane/Cheval ....import CD $22.99
With 1989's Cheval, Isildurs Bane were reborn as a challenging progressive force. Symphonic prog boasting ELP-like aspirations, Gentle Giant counterpoint and some hard-hitting rock elements, the album is based on French postman Ferdinand Cheval's passionate project of building a castle made out of pebbles that he found while delivering mail. Cheval is an atmospheric work where prog meets classical in terms of compositions and arrangements. The album sees Isildurs Bane augmented by a chamber orchestra.
Isildurs Bane/Lost Eggs ....import CD $22.99
A 1994 compilation of live and studio outtakes, previously unreleased and recorded between 1976-1993. The music ranges from old school prog via melodic fusion to sophisticated rock with classical influences.
Isildurs Bane/Mind Vol. 2 - Live ....import double CD $29.99
Isildurs Bane's Mind Volume 2 features live recordings from all over the world and includes a full symphony orchestra on one track. Chamber classical, ambient, and ECM influenced jazz meets IB's world of prog.
Isildurs Bane & Metamorfosi Trio/Mind Vol. 3 ....import CD $22.99
A collaboration between Isildurs Bane and Italian improv trio Metamorfosi Trio with extreme contrasts being recurring throughout the album. The Octagon is made up of eight improv-based pieces edited into compositions in the studio, whereas L'evento is composed out of improvised sections. Double bass, classical guitar and jazz trumpet meet a rock trio version of Isildurs Bane.
Isildurs Bane/Mind Vol. 5 - The Observatory ....import CD + DVD-PAL $26.99
A DVD (PAL, All regions) of Isildurs Bane performing live in Halmstad 2004, with bonus material recorded live at the Gouveia Art Rock festival (also in 2004). Most of Mind Vol. 4 is performed along with The Voyage suite, Celestial Vessel and the previously unreleased The Asylum. Includes contributions from Linnea Olsson (Peter Gabriel) and Mariette Hansson on vocals/cello and vocals/guitar respectively, plus lead vocalist Christoph Jeppsson. Comes with a free CD EP Songs from the Observatory - four Prog Pop vocal-based songs featuring synths and guitars with lyrical female vocals.
Toyah/The Changeling ....import CD $19.99
The most adventurous and sophisticated of Toyah's early 1980s releases, The Changeling was produced by Steve Lillywhite and featured Be Bop Deluxe's Andy Clarke on keyboards plus the formidable rhythm section of Phil Spalding and Simon Phillips (both soon to depart for Mike Oldfield's band). 1999 Connoisseur Collection edition featuring six additional tracks and the video for Thunder in the Mountains (cd-rom format).
Toyah/Anthem ....import CD $19.99
Toyah's 1981 commercial breakthrough Anthem contained the hits I Want to Be Free and It's a Mystery as well as the likes of the more experimental Pop Star and Jungles of Jupiter. 1999 Connoisseur Collection edition featuring six additional tracks and the video for I Want to Be Free (cd-rom format).
Toyah/Sheep Farming in Barnet + The Blue Meaning ....import double CD $21.99
Toyah's first two full-length studio releases from 1979 and 1980 available on one double CD set. Containing Neon Womb, Danced and Ieya, the albums display Toyah at her most unfettered. 2002 First Night Records edition.
Toyah/Mayhem ....import CD $18.99
Originally issued as a limited edition collector's release (vinyl only) by Safari Records in 1985, Mayhem compiled previously unreleased archive material. This fascinating album gives an insight into late '70s/early '80s works in progress by Toyah and comprises finished songs not included on EPs and albums. The 15 tracks on 'Mayhem' include the majestic 'Clapham Junction,' an alternate version of the classic 'Danced' and a unique cover of 'I Believe in Father Christmas' - originally recorded for Granada TV's 1982 special 'Pop Goes Christmas.' It also includes tracks from the demo tape which got Toyah signed to Safari Records in 1978. This expanded version of Mayhem includes five further previously unreleased bonus tracks and a booklet featuring archive images and comprehensive sleeve notes by the official Toyah site webmaster revealing the origins of the tracks in a song-by-song commentary.
Toyah/2017 Tour T-Shirt ....import T-Shirt $39.99
Brand new for 2017, this retro Toyah T-shirt rewinds back to Neon Womb as performed on the ATV documentary in 1980. The front of the shirt features the classic 1979 Toyah logo on the front left lapel, while the reverse is taken up with a striking image of the Minx herself. A Gildan Softstyle shirt available in Small - 34/36", Medium - 38/40", Large - 42/44", XLarge - 46/48" and XXLarge - 50/52".
Magenta/We Are Legend ....import CD + DVD $23.99
Magenta's 2017 studio release We Are Legend marks a first for the band as it's the first album where the live and studio line-up are one and the same. Featuring only three songs (including the 26 minute Trojan), We Are Legend represents a bold new step for the progressive stalwarts. Rob Reed says, 'It was time to try something different, musically and lyrically. I've always kept to a relatively small musical pallet with the previous albums, but I felt that we had reached a crossroads and wanted to try something new." CD/DVD (ntsc, all regions) edition featuring a 5.1 surround mix of the album, promo videos and an interview.
Tony Pagliuca/Apres Midi - Orme Al Pianoforte ....import CD $24.99
Le Orme's keyboard player Tony Pagliuca re-arranges 12 of the band's classic pieces for solo piano. A unique perspective on the music of one of Italy's most adventurous and beloved progressive bands of the 1970s and beyond. Recorded between 2007 and 2010, this is the 2010 cd edition.
The Fierce and the Dead/Field Recordings ....import CD $18.99
Field Recordings, the first live album from The Fierce and the Dead, was recorded at the band's incendiary performance at the Ramblin' Man Fair in 2016 and features two previously unreleased songs.
The Affect/Conscious ....import CD-R $18.99
A genre busting collaborative project featuring Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree, O.R.k., Twinscapes etc), Bristol based poet James Hope and guitarist/sound designer Matthew Richards. James Hope's cinematic language is placed against a background of infectious trippy bass lines and finely tuned rhythmic elements topped off by Matthew Richard's left-field electronica and guitar additions.
Michael Holmes/Subterranea ....import CD $21.99
Michael Holmes' Subterranea soundtrack features music from the 2016 film based on IQ's double concept album of the same name. The CD contains seventy minutes of new music written by IQ guitarist Michael Holmes, based on themes from the original album. The album also includes the IQ track In This Wilderness written exclusively for the film.
Unfolk/Intuitive Maps ....import CD $24.99
2017's Intuitive Maps celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Alessandro Monti's intriguing Unfolk project. Recorded in Leicester and Venice, the album points towards a new direction for the band mixing electronica, psychedelia, world music and jazz. A limited edition jewel case version with a transparent booklet jacket, the album contains the first ever cover by Unfolk (a version of John Cale and Terry Riley's Church Of Anthrax).
Cosmograf/The Man Left in Space ....import CD $20.99
Played out against the theme of a doomed space mission, Cosmograf's 2013 studio album The Man Left in Space is a concept album exploring the nature of aspiration, achievement, and the failures that our quest for success can sometimes bring. Features Nick D'Virgilio (Spock's Beard/Big Big Train), Dave Meros (Spock's Beard), Matt Stevens, Greg Spawton (Big Big Train) and others.
Port Erin/Ocean Grey ....import CD $19.99
Port Erin's powerful fourth album draws inspiration from the likes of XTC, Miles Davis, Talking Heads and Tortoise. A sprawling and epic atmospheric statement of 'quiet rage' from a classic power trio line-up, Pete Judge (Get the Blessing) guests on trumpet. 'Ocean Grey sounds awesome. Tense, edgy atmospherics with lovely guitar textures. It's kinda Prog, but cool Prog, if you know what I mean.' - David Sinclair, The Times.
Cobalt Chapel/Cobalt Chapel ....import CD $21.99
Cobalt Chapel's debut 2017 album is a captivating and cinematic psychedelic folk prog opus conjured from Jarrod Gosling's vintage organ, drum and drum machine experiments working in tandem with Cecilia Fage's beautiful and distinctive lead vocals. Described as a combination of Egg, John Tavener and Fotheringay, Cobalt Chapel finds inspiration in folklore, 1960s/1970s sci-fi and horror films, and personal experience.
Andy Partridge/Powers ....CD $13.99
A 2017 mid-price reissue of the much sought after Powers. CD in jewel case with 12 pages of sleeve notes and illustrations by long-time Ape House sleeve artist Andrew Swainson. When Andy Partridge discovered a book about Richard M. Powers he became a time traveller, transported back to the smell of the paper, the plastic protective library book coverings and the universe laid out, jigsaw like, on his bed. Richard M. Powers had been the principal artist, illustrator among illustrators and guide to unleashing Andy Partridge's imagination among the stars and galaxies. Andy's response was to record a sort of soundtrack to the paintings which had been so inspirational to him. The resulting album conjures, via 12 enigmatic pieces - akin to a virtual Musique concrete - a musical accompaniment to the variety of alien landscapes which Powers illustrated so profusely. It also works as a standalone album of experimental music which, when issued as a limited edition in 2010, sold out immediately upon release. Now a much sought after album, the album is reissued as a mid-price jewel cased CD with 12 pages of sleeve notes and illustrations by long-time Ape House sleeve artist Andrew Swainson.
Hawkwind/Into the Woods ....import CD $20.99
Into the Woods, the 2017 album by the legendary Hawkwind, follows the critical acclaim and commercial success of the Top 40 album The Machine Stops. "Part of this album is a continuation of the story begun in The Machine Stops," says Hawkwind leader Dave Brock, "Living above the ground and into the woods."
Big Big Train/Grimspound ....import CD $18.99
Three times Progressive Music Awards winners, Big Big Train, set a course for the stars with the release of their new album, Grimspound. Big Big Train tell stories from the oceans and the skies, from the meadowland and the mead hall, tales of scientists and artists and poets and dreamers. Here can be found songs drawn from history and folklore, true-life tales of a flying ace, of Captain Cook's 'experimental gentlemen' on his first voyage of discovery and the legend of a ghost waiting outside an ivy gate whilst the carriers of souls circle overhead; an instrumentally expansive follow-up to the award-winning Folklore. Judy Dyble guests on The Ivy Gate.
Kaprekars Constant/Fate Outsmarts Desire ....import CD $20.99
Kaprekars Constant is the brainchild of childhood friends, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Al Nicholson and Nick Jefferson. Joined throughout its debut album by legendary Van Der Graaf Generator saxophonist/flautist David Jackson, vocalist Dorie Jackson (Francis Dunnery) and ace former Level 42 drummer Phil Gould, the band's melodic sensibilities, epic arrangements and love of historical subject matter draw inspiration from the likes of Big Big Train and Genesis. A superb second release on the Uranium Club label.
The Residents/The Ghost of Hope ....CD $19.99
Following the band's long tradition of projects based on narrative themes, The Residents 2017 release The Ghost of Hope is a historically accurate concept album based on great train wrecks of 19th Century USA. After discovering a series of vintage news articles highlighting the dangers of train travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and inspired by the era's graceful language, the group contrast that eloquence against the sheer horror of these devastating events. Utilizing music, sound effects and text from actual newspaper accounts from the era, The Ghost of Hope is a unique entry into The Residents' superb catalogue.
Riverside/Reality Dream Trilogy ....6 CD Set $54.99
A six cd box set collection containing Riverside's Reality Dream studio trilogy, Out of Myself (2003), Second Life Syndrome (2005) and Rapid Eye Movement (2007), plus the contemporaneous extras and live releases Voices in My Head (2005), Second Live Syndrome (2008) and Rapid Eye Movement II (2007). Presented in a beautiful six panel digipak. N.B. This is the 2011 Polish release on the Mystic Production label.
Porcupine Tree/Voyage 34 ....import CD $19.99
All four phases of PT's seminal psychedelic chill out breakthrough Voyage 34. Mid-price CD in sleeve pac with 12 page booklet featuring the 2004 Lasse Hoile artwork revamp.
Fairport Convention/50:50@50 ....import CD $21.99
Fairport Convention, the most influential folk rock band of all time, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017 with 50:50@50. Combining new material with old classics, half of the fourteen tracks were recorded in the studio and half live. Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Pentangle's Jacqui McShee contribute lead vocals to two of the album's tracks.
Barclay James Harvest/Ring of Changes ....import CD $20.99
A 2017 re-press of the 2012 expanded edition of BJH's 1983 album Ring of Changes. Remastered from the original master tapes, this edition includes three bonus tracks and features a booklet an essay by BJH experts Keith and Monika Domone.
Beatrix Players/Magnified ....import CD $19.99
Chamber prog trio Beatrix Players combine classical, prog, ballad, Kate Bush / Tori Amos singer-songwriter stylings and other influences on their enchanting 2017 debut album Magnified. "Progressive rock combines with folk, jazz and classical in the band's rich sound." - Jerry Ewing, Prog Magazine
Katatonia/The Fall of Hearts (Tour Edition) ....import double CD $22.99
A 2017 tour edition of Katatonia's most popular album to date, The Fall of Hearts. The bonus disc features four tracks recorded live with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra. The Fall of Hearts is the first record to feature new drummer Daniel 'Mojjo' Moilanen and with the addition of their recently recruited guitarist Roger Ojersson (Tiamat), who sprinkled some blistering solos on the album, Katatonia continue to push their musical boundaries beyond the metal scene whilst drawing in new fans from across the musical spectrum putting them on par with peers such as Opeth and Anathema, cementing their place as one of the most revered and cherished bands in modern heavy music. The dramatic yet desolate artwork was created by long time designer and illustrator Travis Smith. The four bonus tracks on this Tour Edition include live performances of Last Song Before the Fade, Serein and Old Heart Falls from The Fall of Hearts, and an extra live recording of Journey Through Pressure from the band's classic album The Great Cold Distance, which was recently re-released for its 10th anniversary.
Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention/Carnegie Hall ....4 CD Set $45.99
As history would have it, and thanks to the persistence of promoter Ron Delsener, Frank Zappa & his Mothers actually played Carnegie Hall. The two shows on October 11th, 1971 were recorded for posterity to mono 1/4' tape using a concealed Nagra tape machine and a Electrovoice 664 microphone. Both shows are presented here in their entirety along with the opening set of show 1 by the fabulous accapella group The Persuasions.
Frank Zappa/Imaginary Diseases ....CD $12.99
Released in 2006, Imaginary Diseases compiles for the first time all live recordings from a very rare and undocumented Zappa band line-up. In 1972, after taking a 20-piece 'electric orchestra' on the road for 8 dates as The Grand Wazoo, FZ reduced the personnel to 10 pieces and toured this new band for roughly 2 months. Billed as The Mothers Of Invention but eventually becoming known as the 'Petit Wazoo,' audio from this period was never released during Frank's lifetime.
Frank Zappa/FZ:OZ ....double CD $21.99
2002 release of double live album recorded at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney Australia on January 20th, 1976. Featuring Terry Bozzio, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Roy Estrada, Andre Lewis and Frank Zappa. This is the first in a series of live recordings, being released on the Zappa label.
Frank Zappa/Buffalo ....double CD $21.99
Originally released in 2007, Buffalo captures an entire concert recorded live at the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY on October 25, 1980. The original tapes were salvaged from the Vault by Vaultmeister Joe Travers and mixed by Grammy-Award winning engineer Frank Filipetti.
Frank Zappa/Greasy Love Songs ....CD $12.99
The third installment of the Project/Object Audio Documentary series focuses on the 40th anniversary of Zappa's 1968 homage to old Doo Wop and Rhythm & Blues. Cruising With Ruben & The Jets was FZ & The Mothers fourth album release. Greasy Love Songs brings together the long awaited release of the original 1968 mix along with mix outtakes, interview excerpts and oddities from the sessions. Also contains liner notes from Cheech Marin.
Frank Zappa/One Shot Deal ....CD $12.99
Released in 2008, One Shot Deal features chunks of material found in the vault selected by FZ and compiled by Gail Zappa & Joe Travers. Ranging from 1972 to 1981, One Shot Deal blends live compositions, improvisations and guitar solos from various world tours, all recorded live.
Frank Zappa/Philly '76 ....double CD $21.99
Frank Zappa played the Philadelphia Spectrum Theater on October 29th, 1976. The concert was professionally recorded and was a perfect contender for the ongoing concert series from Vaulternative Records. Philly '76 was released in 2009 and features a complete show from a rare band line-up with another stellar mix from Grammy Award winning engineer Frank Filipetti.
Frank Zappa/Roxy By Proxy ....CD $12.99
Roxy By Proxy contains material recorded live at the infamous run of shows at The Roxy Theater in Hollywood CA, December 1973. It's the first compilation made from digital mixes created in 1987 by Frank with Bob Stone at FZ's home studio, The Utility Muffin Research Kitchen. The sequencing plays like a full show while the package features extensive liner notes from the one and only Ruth Underwood, then the percussionist in the band.
Frank Zappa/A Token of His Extreme ....CD $12.99
In August 1974, Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention taped two legendary sets at KCET TV Studios in Hollywood, CA. This popular footage was used by FZ in a number of different edits originally intended as a TV special and eventually featured in the home video release The Dub Room Special (1982). A Token Of His Extreme was officially issued on DVD in 2013 along with the release of the soundtrack on CD.
Frank Zappa/Hammersmith Odeon ....triple CD $28.99
In early 1978, Frank Zappa played a string of dates between January & February at the famous Hammersmith Odeon in London, England. Hammersmith Odeon, first issued in conjunction with a special birthday event at The Roundhouse in London in 2010, contains performances from those shows. These recordings are famous for being the basis for the Sheik Yerbouti album. This album contains all alternate performances and highlights from the master show tapes.
Frank Zappa/Everything Is Healing Nicely ....CD $12.99
The Ensemble Modern from Frankfurt Germany spent a lot of time with Frank Zappa during the last few years of his life. As the group was working closely with Zappa preparing for a series of concerts scheduled in 1992 (to be known as 'The Yellow Shark'), FZ, in his typical manner, was digitally recording every rehearsal. Everything Is Healing Nicely features highlights from those recordings, hand-picked by Zappa, compiled posthumously by then staff engineer Spence Chrislu, and released exclusively through mail order in 1999.
Frank Zappa/Joe's Camouflage ....CD $12.99
In late summer 1975, Frank Zappa formed a band that never got past the rehearsal stage, but managed to have their own band promo shots taken with fall touring rapidly approaching. This Joe's series entry, Joe's Camouflage, finds mainly 4-track rehearsal tapes that captured FZ experimenting with this group, updating arrangements of older songs along with some new compositions, some that were never revisited later in his career. Featuring Novi Novog on viola and keys, Robert 'Frog' Camarena on vocals and Denny Walley on guitar, all three of whom left the band shortly after these recordings were made.
Frank Zappa/Joe's Corsage ....CD $12.99
Joe's Corsage, the first release created in 2004, was produced in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the creation of The Mothers in 1964. It focuses on the origin of the Mothers Of Invention as told by Frank himself, along with early recordings made before their first record contract in early 1966
Frank Zappa/Joe's Domage ....CD $12.99
Joe's Domage, the second entry from the 'Corsaga' series gives you an insight into how Frank worked. The recording from this primitive cassette tape captures the first rehearsal of the Wazoo band, freezing in time early ideas and arrangements of material that went on to be used on The Grand Wazoo & Waka/Jawaka album sessions of 1972. Recorded ambiently in Frank's rehearsal room in Hollywood, Frank conducted these sessions while confined to a wheelchair after being pushed offstage in London, England roughly three months prior.
Frank Zappa/Joe's Menage ....CD $12.99
Frank Zappa, notorious for recording everything, carried cassettes with him on the road. On one occasion backstage during the late 70's, Frank gave longtime fan Ole' Lysgaard a cassette which contained a dub of a live recording excerpt from a concert in Williamsburg, VA 11-1-75. Thanks to Ole', this excerpt has been forever immortalized as the content for 'Corsaga' number 4. Joe's Menage is transferred directly from the show master tape.
Frank Zappa/Joe's Xmasage ....CD $12.99
Joe's Xmasage was released on Frank's birthday during the Christmas season of 2005. Joe worked closely with Gail Zappa on this third installment of the 'Corsaga,' showcasing vintage recordings from Frank's life in the early 60's. Music, historical audio documents and Conceptual Continuity clues fill up this special Christmas dish from the Vault for you and yours.
Frank Zappa/Frank Zappa Plays the Music of Frank Zappa ....CD $12.99
When released on Halloween 1996, Frank Zappa Plays The Music Of Frank Zappa, A Memorial Tribute was considered to be an 'Audio Tombstone' by the family. It features the three signature guitar pieces: 'Black Napkins,' 'Zoot Allures' and 'Watermelon In Easter Hay' in their original released form (remastered) with added live versions that predate the issued masters. Also included is 'Merely A Blues In A: from Paris '74'. A fitting 'Memorial Tribute' indeed.
Frank Zappa/Civilization Phase III ....double CD $28.99
Civilization Phaze III, one of the final projects to be finished by Zappa before his passing, completes the trilogy of Masterworks established first with Lumpy Gravy and We're Only In It For The Money in 1968. Originally envisioned as Lumpy Gravy, Phase III, this music morphed over a period of years in various states of completion. Realized mainly on the Synclavier and including performances by the Ensemble Modern and newly recorded dialogue from inside the piano, Frank finally put the finishing touches on the double CD in 1992. It received a Grammy for Best Recording Package in 1995.
Frank Zappa/Congress Shall Make No Law... ....CD $12.99
Gail Zappa always said that FZ always made a point to 'educate' his audience as well as entertain them. She continued on that note with this release, an informative document that focuses on the importance of FZ's testimonies to fight censorship. FZ's address to the Senate Committee Hearings in 1985 and to the Maryland State Legislature in 1986 are featured here in their entirety combined with various synclavier and interview excerpts found in the Vault.
Frank Zappa/Dance Me This ....CD $12.99
The 100th release by the Zappa Family Trust and the last project to be finished by Frank Zappa before his passing, Dance Me This, was composed and realized on the Synclavier, FZ's go-to digital workstation that was state of the art at the time of the recording. The music is described by the Maestro as 'designed for modern dance groups.' The album was finished but shelved by the Trust until finally receiving it's much anticipated release in 2015.
Frank Zappa/Feeding the Monkies at Ma Maison ....CD $12.99
Around 1987 or so, Frank Zappa completed a digital master of this title which was intended for a vinyl release. FZ never released it and re-worked some of the material for another project, mainly Civilization, Phaze III. Feeding The Monkies At Ma Maison, realized on the synclavier, eventually found a release in it s original form in 2011. The CD contains unreleased compositions, unedited versions and added bonus tracks from the time period.
Lighthouse/Lighthouse + Suite Feeling + Peacing It All Together ....import double CD $18.99
UK two CD containing the Canadian jazz rockers' three albums for RCA, dating from 1969 and 1970. At one time, Lighthouse boasted 13 members, playing very much their own brand of music and subsequently paving the way for acts such as Blood Sweat & Tears and Chicago. They disbanded in 1976 but reformed in 1982 as a 10 piece, and continue to gig and occasionally record. Includes extensive new notes.
Zephyr/Going Back to Colorado + Sunset Ride ....import CD $25.99
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums by the rock band on one disc. Zephyr's two albums originally on Warner Brothers, released in 1971 and 1972 Going Back to Colorado features Tommy Bolin on guitar and vocals. Bolin left before Sunset Ridge, going on to join The James Gang and (eventually) Deep Purple. Zephyr carried on with Candy Givens until her untimely death in 1984.
Bachman-Turner Overdrive/Street Action + Rock n' Roll Nights ....import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered two-fer containing B.T.O.'s last two albums for Mercury Records, dating from 1978 and 1979. Rock n' Roll Nights spawned the hit single 'Heartache,' but personnel changes and a drying up of commercial success caused the band to break up in late 1979. Since then, there have been numerous leavings and joining's, far too many to mention here! Currently, both Randy Bachman and Fred Turner are fronting a revitalized B. T. O.
Oregon/Out of the Woods + Roots in the Sky ....import CD $18.99
Digitally remastered two CD set containing acclaimed jazz group Oregon's first two albums for Elektra Records, dating from 1978 and 1979. Jazz, world music, pop, folk and classical swirl together in elegant fashion as multi-instrumentalists Ralph Towner and Collin Walcott and bassist Glen Moore lead us through "Cane Fields," "Yellow Bell," "Story Telling," "June Bug," "Ogden Road," "Sierra Leone" and more!
Ian Matthews/Valley Hi + Some Days You Eat the Bear... And Some Days the Bear Eats You ....import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of solo albums for Elektra Records, dating from 1973 and 1974. Valley Hi was produced by Monkee Mike Nesmith and included legendary session musicians Byron Berline and Red Rhodes, whilst Some Days has Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter, David Lindley and Andy Roberts amongst others. Matthews has had a long and varied career, from Fairport Convention, through Matthews Southern Comfort, and onto his own solo one.
Roy Buchanan/Loading Zone + You're Not Alone ....import double CD $18.99
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from the blues great. From 1977 and 1978 come blues guitarist Buchanan's last albums for Polydor/Atlantic. Musicians featured on these recordings include Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn and Jan Hammer. After these recordings, Buchanan didn't go into a studio until 1988 when Alligator Records convinced him to start recording again. Buchanan's demons got him arrested in August 1988 and he was found hanged in jail, a sad end for a talented musician who was only 48 years of age.
L.A. Express/L.A. Express + Shadow Play ....import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered two-fer containing the band's two albums for Caribou Records from 1976. Over the years, L.A. Express had played on several Joni Mitchell albums as well as those with Tom Scott. Members have included Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Joe Sample and Victor Feldman. L.A. Express made the US Top 200.
Pearls Before Swine/City of Gold + ...Beautiful Lies You Could Live In ....import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of the eclectic psychedelic folk band's Reprise albums from 1971. The band, formed and fronted by Tom Rapp, finally called it a day in 1976, leaving behind a critically acclaimed body of work. City of Gold was the fifth album made by Pearls Before Swine, and their third on Reprise Records. The album was the first to be credited to Thos. (Tom) Rapp and Pearls Before Swine, rather than solely in the group's name. ... Beautiful Lies You Could Live In was the sixth album by the band. Like it's predecessor, the album was credited to Tom Rapp and Pearls Before Swine. By this time, Rapp was usually recording as, in effect, a solo singer-songwriter, supported by his wife Elisabeth and by session musicians.
Youngbloods/Rock Festival + Ride the Wind + Good and Dusty ....import double CD $18.99
Digitally mastered two CD set containing The Youngbloods' first three albums for Warner Brothers - Rock Festival, Ride the Wind and Good and Dusty - dating from 1970 and 1971. Includes the classic hit "Get Together." All albums made the US Top 200. In 1972, the band disbanded with the members all pursuing solo careers, but only Jesse Colin Young achieved any real success.
Jerry Lee Lewis/Together + Live at the International Las Vegas + In Loving Memories + Keeps Rockin' ....import double CD $18.99
Digitally remastered two CD set containing four Smash/Mercury Records albums from The Killer, dating from 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1978. Together features Jerry Lee's sister Linda Gail and the album included the US Country Top 10 single 'Don't Let Me Cross Over.' Live at The International and In Loving Memories - The Jerry Lee Lewis Gospel Album are what they say they are Keeps Rockin was his last for Mercury and with producer Jerry Kennedy. Like the others in this package, the album made the US Country charts, and also produced the Country hit 'I'll Find It Where I Can.' His gospel performances of "The Old Rugged Cross" and "The Lily of the Valley" and live renditions of "Jambalaya, " "Take These Chains from My Heart" and "Flip, Flop and Fly" join his country Top 10s "Don't Let Me Cross Over" and "I'll Find It Where I Can, " his spins on "Blue Suede Shoes," "Roll Over Beethoven, " "Sweet Little Sixteen" and more.
Junior Parker/Like It Is + Honey-Drippin' Blues ....import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of Junior Parker's albums for Mercury Records, dating from 1967 and 1969. Parker's driving blues made him a force to be reckoned with, with his distinctive vocals and harmonica style. Sadly he was cut down in his prime, dying during surgery for a brain tumor in 1971. New notes accompany his versions of "Hey Lawdy Mama" and "Reconsider Baby" plus "Wish Me Well," "Country Girl," "Baby Please," "I Got Money" and more.
Janne Schaffer/Katharsis + Earmeal + Presens ....import double CD $18.99
Digitally remastered two CD set containing Swedish guitarist extraordinaire Janne Schaffer's three CBS albums from 1977, 1979 and 1980. His career started as a session man, and he appeared on more than 50 of ABBA's recordings. He also played with the likes of Bob Marley and Johnny Nash. His style on these recordings is a mix of jazz and fusion. Earmeal features Toto's Jeff Porcaro, amongst others, and was produced by Bruce Botnick.
Miroslav Vitous/The Bass ....import CD $17.99
Czech double bassist's Herbie Mann-produced Atlantic album from 1972. The album features Joe Henderson, John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock, Jack DeJohnette and Joe Chambers. Vitous has performed with everyone from Mile Davis through to being a founder member of Weather Report. Vitous continues to gig and record. Extensive new notes. Digitally remastered and slipcased.
Seatrain/Watch ....import CD $15.99
Seatrain's one and only album for Warner Bros. Records from 1973. Their eclectic style of music had won them many admirers with their first A&M album and with their second and third albums being produced by George Martin, this gave them an even higher profile. When this LP was released, only Andy Kulberg remained from the original lineup. Not long after, the band broke up, having gone full circle from it's formation after the demise of the Blues Project.
Sea Level/Ball Room ....import CD $15.99
Sea Level was formed out of the ashes of the Allman Brothers with 'Ball Room' being their last album, released in 1980. Original members Chuck Leavell, Lamar Williams and Jaimoe remained onboard throughout the band's career. Today, their fusion of jazz, blues and rock still stands the test of time due to the skilled musicianship and quality of the material. Digitally remastered and slipcased.
Stoneground/Family Album ....import CD $19.99
Ten piece Californian band's second album from 1971. Originally a double vinyl, three sides were live with the fourth being studio recordings. Lead singer Sal Valentino had been a member of the Beau Brummels. Also in the band was bassist Pete Sears, who left to play with Rod Stewart and then Jefferson Starship. After the band were dropped by Warner in 1973 they quickly disbanded. Extensive new notes. Digitally remastered and slipcased.
Stoneground/Stoneground + Stoneground 3 ....import double CD $18.99
From 1971 and 1973 come the band's first and last albums. Formed by ex-Beau Brummels lead singer Sal Valentino, Stoneground blazed a short but influential path across the world of popular music. The band eventually split at the beginning of 1973 after years of constant touring had taken it's inevitable toll. Sal Valentino went on to a Beau Brummels reunion whilst some of the others combined to form Pablo Cruise. The remaining members regrouped, touring and occasionally recording into the early 2000s. Digitally remastered, slipcased and with new notes.
Mick Clarke/Ramdango + Crazy Blues + Shake It Up ....import double CD $18.99
Legendary blues guitarist Clarke's "Ramdango Trilogy" albums all remastered in one deluxe package. Clarke has had a distinguished career as a stalwart of the British blues scene, a career that has spread his popularity across Europe and the United States.
Tom Verlaine/Tom Verlaine + Dreamtime ....import CD $18.99
Former frontman of Television's first solo albums from 1979 and 1981. A critically-acclaimed songwriter and musician, Verlaine has continued to pursue his solo career interspersed with Television reunions. Digitally remastered and slipcased. New notes.
John Stewart/The Lonesome Picker Rides Again + Sunstorm ....import CD $18.99
Ex-Kingston Trio member's two solo albums for Warner Bros, dating from 1971 and 1972. Stewart is backed in these recordings by a host of star sidesmen including Larry Carlton, James Burton, Peter Asher and Russ Kunkel. 'Lonesome Picker' crept into the US Top 20 chart and contains Stewart's version of 'Daydream Believer' with which, as a writer of the song, he had enjoyed a huge worldwide hit when the Monkees recorded it in 1967. Stewart continued gigging and recording right up till his death in 2008. Digitally remastered and slipcased, and with extensive new notes.
Doug Sahm/Doug Sahm and Band + Texas Tornado + Groovers Paradise ....import double CD $19.99
The late, great Doug Sahm's albums for Atlantic and Warner Bros., from 1973 and 1974. 'Doug Sahm and Band' features, amongst others, Dr. John, Bob Dylan, David Bromberg and Flaco Jimenez. 'Texas Tornado' includes some of the same musicians on 'Band' with Arif Marden and Jerry Wexler sharing the production role. 'Groovers Paradise' has an ex-Creedence Clearwater rhythm section of Doug Clifford and Stu Cook in the band. Sahm sadly died in 1999 at the comparatively young age of 58. Digitally remastered and slipcased, and with new notes.
Ozark Mountain Daredevils/Ozark Mountain Daredevils ....import CD $15.99
Country rockers Ozarks' 1980 album for Columbia, just making it into the Billboard Top 200. After the release of this album the band went through numerous personnel changes, though as of 2016 original members John Dillon, Mike Granda and Steve Cash still emerge to play the odd concert. Digitally remastered and slipcased.
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Ryko/WEA/ADA: Jethro Tull, Bad Company, Foreigner
DGM: King Crimson
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Cuneiform: Thinking Plague, The Ed Palermo Big Band, Chicago London Underground, The Microscopic Septet
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The Beatles/Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band [50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition] ....4 CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $134.99
A 50th Anniversary six disc super deluxe version of the truly iconic Sgt Pepper.
Housed in a 12 inch by 12 inch box with lenticular artwork and featuring two bonus posters
and a 144 page hardcover book. The book includes new introductions by Paul McCartney and
Giles Martin, and chapters covering comprehensive song-by-song details and recording
information, the design of the cover, the album's musical innovations and its historical
context by Beatles historian, author and radio producer Kevin Howlett; composer and
musicologist Howard Goodall; music producer and writer Joe Boyd; and journalists Ed
Vulliamy and Jeff Slate, illustrated with rare photographs, reproductions of handwritten
lyrics, Abbey Road Studios documentation, and original Sgt. Pepper print ads.
- 2017 stereo album mix (by Giles Martin and Sam Okell)
CDs 2 & 3:
- 33 additional recordings from the studio sessions, most previously unreleased and mixed for the first time from the four-track session tapes, sequenced in chronological order of their recording dates
- A 2017 stereo mix of Penny Lane and the 2015 stereo mix of Strawberry Fields Forever
- Direct transfers of the album's original mono mix and the Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane singles
- Capitol Records' U.S. promotional mono single mix of Penny Lane
- Previously unreleased early mono mixes of She's Leaving Home, A Day In The Life, and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (a mix thought to have been erased from a tape in 1967, but discovered during archive research for the anniversary edition)
Discs 5 & 6 (Blu-ray and DVD, NTSC Region Free):
- 2017 5.1 surround audio mixes of the album and Penny Lane by Giles Martin and Sam Okell, plus their 2015 5.1 surround mix of Strawberry Fields Forever
- High resolution audio versions of the new stereo mixes of the album and Penny Lane and of the 2015 stereo mix of Strawberry Fields Forever
- Video features: 4K restored original promotional films for Strawberry Fields Forever, Penny Lane, and A Day In The Life, plus The Making of Sgt. Pepper, a restored, previously unreleased documentary film (broadcast in 1992), featuring insightful interviews with McCartney, Harrison, and Starr, and in-studio footage introduced by George Martin.
The Beatles/Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band [50th
Anniversary Edition] ....CD $17.99
The Beatles/Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band [50th Anniversary Edition Deluxe Edition] ....double CD $24.99
A 50th Anniversary single CD and expanded deluxe double CD versions of the truly iconic Sgt Pepper. This 50th Anniversary Edition features a 2017 stereo album mix by Giles Martin and Sam Okell. The Deluxe Edition features a second bonus CD containing 18 tracks, including previously unreleased complete takes of the album's 13 songs sequenced in the same order as the album and unreleased takes of Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever. The Deluxe Edition comes in a digipak in card cover with 50 page booklet and insert.
The Beatles/Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band [50th Anniversary Vinyl Edition] ....double vinyl LP $49.99
A 50th Anniversary expanded double vinyl version of the truly iconic Sgt Pepper. Featuring a 2017 stereo album mix (by Giles Martin and Sam Okell) on the first LP and a second LP of 18 tracks, including previously unreleased complete takes of the album's 13 songs sequenced in the same order as the album and unreleased takes of Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever. Double heavyweight vinyl in replica gatefold cover with inserts.
Jethro Tull/Songs from the Wood - The Country Set [40th Anniversary Edition] ....3 CD + 2 DVD Box Set $47.99
The original 1977 album has been remixed to stereo and 5.1 surround sound by Steven Wilson and includes unreleased songs and alternative versions plus a November 1977 US live concert on videowith a soundtrack in stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixed by King Crimson's Jakko Jakszyk. Songs from the Wood is the tenth studio album by Jethro Tull and one of the most critically acclaimed in their entire catalogue. When it was released Rolling Stone commented that it "may well be the group's best record ever." This is the biggest set to date and contains 3CDs and 2 DVDs as well as a 96 page book!
Bad Company/Run with the Pack ....double CD $18.99
The 3rd studio album from Bad Co was released Feb 21, 1976 . The record was recorded in France with the Rolling Stones' mobile truck. New remaster of original album with bonus content.
Foreigner/40 ....double CD $18.99
40 brings together the best songs from Foreigner's nine studio albums, including all 16 of its Top 30 hits: "Feels Like the First Time," "Cold As Ice," "Waiting for a Girl Like You" and more. The collection features "Too Late" from the group's 2008 retrospective No End in Sight and "The Flame Still Burns," the title track from a vinyl EP released just last year, making its debut on CD in this collection. All prior recordings have been remastered and the album features two new tracks recorded especially for this release, "Give My Life for Love" and a new version of "I Don't Want to Live Without You." The first disc covers Foreigner's first five albums: Foreigner (1977), Double Vision (1978), Head Games (1979), 4 (1981) and Agent Provocateur (1984). The 21 tracks include some the group's biggest hits ("Urgent" and "Feels Like the First Time") as well as deeper cuts like "Luanne" and "Women." The second disc features songs from Inside Information (1987), Unusual Heat (1991), Mr. Moonlight (1994) and Can't Slow Down (2009), and features "Rain," "When It Comes to Love" and "Heart Turns to Stone."
King Crimson/Live in Toronto - November 20th 2015 ....import 4 LP + DVD Box Set $134.99
A deluxe 4LP / audio DVD version of King Crimson's startling November 20th 2015 Toronto concert, plus the three live in America tracks featured on the limited edition vinyl picture disc that was sold at the band's concerts in 2016. Since its double CD release in 2016, the Toronto set has become acknowledged as a true classic amongst the many King Crimson live recordings. This limited vinyl edition is presented as 4LPs - in their own protective inner polybag in an outer album sleeve - with a 12" booklet, and additionally contains a DVD featuring all the audio in hi-res (Toronto material at 24/48, Live in America at 24/96). All contents come in a rigid slipcase and feature the same level of deluxe packaging used for the band's CD/DVD-A/Blu-Ray boxed set editions.
King Crimson/Collector's Club: 1972.3.12 Denver [Japanese
Import] ....import CD $25.99
King Crimson/Collector's Club: 1974.7.1 Central [Japanese Import] ....import CD $25.99
King Crimson/Collector's Club: 1972.10.13 Zoom [Japanese Import] ....import double CD $36.99
King Crimson/Collector's Club: 1969.11.21&22 [Japanese Import] ....import CD $25.99
King Crimson/Collector's Club: 1971.5.11 Plymouth [Japanese Import] ....import double CD $36.99
King Crimson/Collector's Club: 1969.7.5 Hydepark [Japanese Import] ....import CD $25.99
Limited live releases from Japan from the art/prog rock icons' Collectors Club series.
King Crimson/Elements of King CrimsonTour Box 2016 ....double CD $20.99
2016 two CD collection, a history of King Crimson featuring many extracts and tracks appearing on CD for the first time. Originally available only at concert venues on King Crimson's sold out European 2016 tour. Much sought after by fans, hence more widespread release. The Elements tour boxes were devised specifically for the King Crimson tours but have since gone on to great success with fans with both 2014 and 2015 editions becoming firm sellers. The depth & variety of King Crimson's archives allows for the presentation of such "alternate best of/introduction to..." style releases, providing a fascinating audio history of the band featuring extracts from rehearsals, new live recordings, elements from studio recordings, full tracks, alternate takes and finished recordings from 1969-2015, many of which make their first appearance on CD. Every line-up is featured across this set. The set also provides tantalizing audio extracts and hints of forthcoming King Crimson releases. The accompanying booklet features sleeve-notes by co-compiler Sid Smith, photos of memorabilia, full info about the current tour and a number of band and individual photos of the line-up.
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.09 Tokyo
....Japanese import double CD $45.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.10 Nagoya ....Japanese import double CD $45.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.12 Osaka ....Japanese import CD $33.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.13 Osaka ....Japanese import CD $33.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.14 Tokyo ....Japanese import CD $33.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.15 Tokyo ....Japanese import CD $33.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.16 Tokyo ....Japanese import CD $33.99
King Crimson/Collectors Club 1981.12.18 Tokyo ....Japanese import double CD $45.99
Eight consecutive live performances in Japan from the '80s King Crimson touring in support of the Discipline album. Featuring Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford and Tony Levin. All of these titles are imports from Japan.
Emerson Lake & Palmer/Works Volume 1 [2017 Remaster] ....double CD $17.99
CD reissue of the 5th studio album and 5th consecutive RIAA Certified GOLD studio album from Emerson Lake & Palmer. Features one their most popular and enduring pieces, "Fanfare for the Common Man." Originally released as a double LP in 1977, Works Volume 1 has now been expertly remastered for the first time in 24 bit/High Density formats from the original tapes, by world-renowned rock studio engineer Andy Pearce. The album features solo band member tracks as well as ones from the complete band. The double CD is packaged in gatefold, soft pack with extensive, exclusive sleeve notes with new band interviews, and rare ELP archive photos.
Emerson Lake & Palmer/Works Volume 2 [2017 Remaster] ....double CD $17.99
Double CD reissue of ELP's 6th studio album and 6th consecutive to be RIAA GOLD certified. Originally released in 1977, now expertly remastered for the first time in 24 bit/High Density formats from the original tapes by world-renowned rock studio engineer Andy Pearce. Includes the massive, perennial, global hit single 'I Believe in Father Christmas,' Greg Lake's beautiful composition. The CD configuration also features tracks from the In Concert (1979) album (later reissued in 1993 as Works Live), recorded live during their 1977 World Tour. This double CD set is packaged in gatefold soft pack with extensive exclusive sleeve notes with new band interviews and rare ELP archive photos.
Emerson Lake & Palmer/Love Beach [2017 Remaster] ....double CD $17.99
Reissue of Love Beach, ELP's 7th studio album and final one from the classic 1970s era. Originally released in 1978, it has been expertly remastered for the first time in 24 bit/High Density formats from the original tapes by world-renowned rock studio engineer Andy Pearce. Recorded in Nassau, Bahamas, Love Beach includes fan and live favorites "The Gambler" and "Canario," while side two of the original release was taken up by "Memoirs of an Officer and a Gentleman." The CD features the remastered original album plus previously unreleased alternative mix versions and studio rehearsals packaged in a gatefold softpack with sleeve notes featuring new band interviews and rare ELP archive photos.
Keith Emerson/Off the Shelf ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the re-release of the archive collection "Off the Shelf" by Keith Emerson. Originally issued in 2006 and long deleted, this collection (compiled by Keith Emerson) was a marvellous anthology of various recordings in Emerson's archives. Keith Emerson's work as a virtuoso keyboard player, composer and arranger for The Nice, Emerson Lake & Palmer is legendary. During his extensive career, Keith was never restricted by musical norms or classification. His music revealed the breadth of his musical influences, from classical composers such as Mussorgsky to Charlie Parker, rock & roll to The Band to Frank Zappa. Off the Shelf was Keith Emerson's means of revealing a collection of recorded works for various projects dating as far back as 1968 with The Nice, some of which were consigned to the archives for a variety of reasons and destined to remain unreleased until Off the Shelf was first issued. They feature recordings with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Jazz Orchestra and legendary musicians including Levon Helm & Garth Hudson (of The Band), Aynsley Dunbar, Pat Travers, Cozy Powell and more.
Thinking Plague/Hoping against Hope ....CD $17.99
Clouds scud across a storm-wracked sky, but while briefly exposing rare shards of blue, most often, blacker, gloomier grays lurk behind the mists. Sometimes a work of art enables us to articulate our thoughts and feelings in times of upheaval and chaos. In an era when the world has seemingly come off its hinges, an album like Hoping Against Hope offers listeners the consolation that they are not alone. But more than that, this intellectually complex work offers tools to help us make sense, affectively at least, of the whole sorry mess. Thinking Plague is a storied band, whose thirty-five year history has seen it cleave consistently to the extreme limits of what is possible to do within rock music. Much of the music it released has owed more to traditions external to rock, such as folk, chamber music, and particularly, the avant-garde tradition of twentieth-century classical music. Thinking Plague are often cited as the leading light of the American arm of the 'Rock in Opposition' movement, genre-defying and, above all, unique. The arrangements we hear on Hoping against Hope are those we will hear live. Even when singer Elaine di Falco's accordion is written and recorded in multiple voices, the parts are realizable by a single instrument. Leader and composer Mike Johnson and newest member Bill Pohl's tightly scored twin guitars are panned out wide enough for the listener to balance the pursuit of an individual voice against the ensemble texture, which is the creative focus, a carefully crafted polyphony served by each instrumental voice. Pohl's addition brings a second electric guitar to the texture for the first time, enabling more sinuous scoring, rather than making the sound more 'rock.' There is a familiar vocabulary in play, a harmonic palette and a phraseology that has evolved considerably over the band's lifespan without extreme points of rupture, despite major changes and sometimes long gaps between releases; this is clearly the same band that we heard in the 1980s, but Johnson is writing from a creative position that is fruitfully removed from that he occupied even four years ago. As demanding as this music may be, it is made to sound easy, and more importantly, beautiful.
The Ed Palermo Big Band/The Great Un-American Songbook: Volumes I & II ....double CD $24.99
Crazy times call for outrageous music, and few jazz ensembles are better prepared to meet the surreality of this reality TV era than the antic and epically creative Ed Palermo Big Band. The New Jersey saxophonist, composer and arranger is best known for his celebrated performances interpreting the ingenious compositions of Frank Zappa, an extensive body of work documented on previous Cuneiform albums. But his fifth project for the label, The Great Un-American Songbook Volumes 1 & 2, is a love letter to the rockers who ruled the AM and FM airwaves in the 1960s via successive waves of the British Invasion. Featuring largely the same stellar cast of players as last year's gloriously eclectic One Child Left Behind, the 18-piece EPBB lovingly reinvents songs famous and obscure, leaving them readily recognizable and utterly transformed. The first installments in what he hopes to be an ongoing project, these two volumes give a whole new meaning to 'swinging London.' More than any other EPBB release, The Great Un-American Songbook is like rummaging around Palermo's record collection and playing tracks at random after imbibing an espresso-laced bottle of absinth. He's the first to admit that the album is a highly personal and nostalgia-induced undertaking. "Almost everything I do lately is reliving my past," Palermo says. "With the craft and skill I've developed being an arranger for all these years, I can now take those songs that I grew up with and loved, and reinterpret them. I picked my favorite songs, songs that I'm going to want to hear and play a lot. There's really no other way to explain my selection process." By the end of the long and winding road through Palermo's musical backpages there's no doubt that his nostalgia is our delight, as vintage rock songs make for state-of-the-art jazz. "Anything can be grist for the mill," Palermo says. "Once I start an arrangement I get so into it. I'm going to put my spin on it." Nothing demonstrates the ensemble's ongoing vitality better than the stellar cast of players, with many longtime collaborators. Many of these top-shelf musicians have been in the band for more than a decade, and they bring wide ranging experience, expert musicianship and emotional intensity to Palermo's music. From the first note, well, after the goat, the band manifests greatness in a truly Un-American cause. From the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Jeff Beck to King Crimson, Traffic, and Jethro Tull, The EPBB storms the British invasion and plants the American flag (upside down)!
Chicago London Underground/A Night Walking through Mirrors ....CD $17.99
At a time when the world is mired in divisiveness, a time of wall-building and fear-mongering, it takes visionaries to build bridges rather than tear them down. "This is protest music," insists Rob Mazurek. "It always has been. That's why it's called 'Underground' - it's not just called that for fun. We really believe in it. The world has become so homogenized and leans so far towards the right, and this music expresses complete freedom and lack of borders. Our music is all about the obliteration of any kind of oppression, the tearing down of any kind of wall - freedom and equality, both sonically and spiritually." For the last two decades the Chicago Underground Duo - Rob Mazurek and Chad Taylor - have created music meant to open minds and explore alien territory. Now, on A Night Walking through Mirrors, they've created a new Transatlantic partnership in the form of Chicago / London Underground, inviting a pair of renowned British improvisers - Alexander Hawkins and John Edwards - into the creative fold. The result is an expansive sonic adventure whose every unexpected note and alchemical reaction runs counter to the limited imaginations ruling social media name-calling and clannish provincialism. "We love their playing and thought they'd be a nice complement to what we do," Mazurek explains. When it comes to the rare occasions when he and Taylor do bring other musicians into the fold, he continues, "The only criteria is people who are completely open to anything, no matter how outlandish or crazy the idea is. They just have to be 100 percent into the moment and what we're doing." Hawkins and Edwards are newcomers to one of Mazurek's longest-running musical partnerships. "We're sonic and spiritual brothers," Mazurek says of his profound partnership with Taylor. "It's a special relationship, one of those cosmic things where it just works. It's amazing that we've kept it going this long and hopefully we'll continue for another 20 years." The album's title, A Night Walking through Mirrors, is an evocative fit for this exploratory set, capturing the sense of alluring disorientation, of sympathetic worlds upon worlds echoing into infinity. "It really felt like we would be playing and somebody would take a left turn and we'd be in another dimension," Mazurek recalls. "Another person would take a right turn and we'd be in yet another dimension, but everybody was right there. It really did feel like a night spent walking through mirrors in that respect."
The Microscopic Septet/Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me: The Micros Play the Blues ....CD $17.99
It takes an unusual band to make news out of the blues, and The Microscopic Septet deliver a gripping investigation of the form on Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me: The Micros Play the Blues, which continues the band's brilliant resurgence. Since storming back into action in 2006 after a 14-year hiatus, the radically old-school combo has continued to evolve and extend its reputation. The new album builds on the band's longstanding love of that most basic and profound musical form, bringing the same reverently irreverent and insistently playful approach to the blues that has marked the Micros music from the beginning. The blues provide another avenue for the band to explore jazz history while forging a sound quite unlike any other ensemble. Simultaneously embracing the past and the future makes perfect sense when you consider the fraught time and place that gave birth to the Microscopic Septet. In the early 1980s the New York jazz scene was divided, sometimes bitterly, between the emergence of the 'new traditionalists' as typified by Wynton Marsalis and the experimentation and stylistic mash-ups of the emerging downtown players. Rejecting allegiance to any particular camp or faction, the Micros forged their own path with an ethos succinctly summed up by co-leader Phillip Johnston: "Break all the rules and respect all the saints." Embracing jazz's populist legacy, the Micros brought Uptown jazz back Downtown, where they made a compelling case that swing could look forward as well as backward. The band adopted a name that playfully alluded to its orchestral palette. As Johnston explained at the time, "The instrumentation is enough to give us a big range of colors and work compositionally in an expansive way." The band is built upon the felicitous partnership of Johnston and Joel Forrester, who met in the early '70s and bonded over shared musical aesthetics, humor, and similarly skewed worldviews. Eager to break away from the jazz straightjacket of head-solo-head formats, they honed extended, lapidary jazz compositions that segued gracefully between different themes in a single piece, hearkening forward to forms employed by Sun Ra, Duke Ellington and Jelly Roll Morton. The music drew on the entire history of jazz, as well as polkas, tangos, antic cartoon themes, klezmer, and new wave rock. No matter how eclectic their influences, the Micros always hewed to the band's prime directive. "It's gotta swing, whether its Latin or R&B or straight-ahead blowing," Johnston says. "That's the foundation of what we do."
Bob Downes/It's a Mystery ....import CD $16.99
Bob Downes was a name you'd see everywhere in the late '60s/early '70s - always up to his neck in something interesting and experimental. Last year Chris Cutler tracked down a composition of his for Alphorns for the Probes series (it will be in No.22) and a few months later Bob sent Chris an unreleased recording of his 1970 Dream Journey, a great dance composition that speaks volumes about the general musical climate of the time (it's for 3 percussionists, two flautists, saxophone, trumpet and bass). Chris asked if there were more and soon this compilation came to be, which covers a lot of ground: from solo to 65-piece wind band, recording experiments to library music and the years 1970 to 2004. And, of course, Alphorns. Several tracks feature the legendary John Stevens, classical percussionist Derek Hogg and bassist Daryl Runswick. It's constantly engaging, inventive and a pleasure to listen to; and it's also a fascinating window onto a (sadly) vanished aesthetic.
Bob Drake/"...come at once... ANTIQUITIES!" ....import 5 CD Box Set $44.99
Master of strangeness, terrifying musicality and elastic production values. Contains: Little Black Train, The Skull Mailbox, 13 Songs and a Thing, Bob's Drive-In and The Shunned Country.
|Henry Cow/Vol. 1: Beginnings ....CD $16.99||Henry Cow/Vol. 2: 1974-5 ....CD $16.99||Henry Cow/Vol. 3: Hamburg ....CD $16.99||Henry Cow/Vol. 4 & 5: Trondheim ....double CD $17.99|
|Henry Cow/Vol. 7: Later & Post-Virgin ....CD $16.99||Henry Cow/Vol. 8: Bremen ....CD $16.99||Henry Cow/Vol. 9: Late ....CD $16.99||Henry Cow/Vol. 10: Vevey 1976 ....DVD $16.99|
These CDs were originally available only as part of Henry Cow's 40th Anniversary Box Set. Now available as a stand alone discs, these CDs contain performances not previously released outside the box set. Th DVD, Vevey 1976, was originally available only as the 10th disc of Henry Cow's 40th Anniversary Box Set. Now available as a stand alone disc, the DVD is a 75 minute video of Henry Cow (with Georgie Born and Dagmar Krause) performing in Switzerland in 1976.
Fish on Friday/Quiet Life ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Antenna is proud to present the release of Quiet Life, Fish on Friday's stunning new album. The album is the band's follow up to the critically acclaimed Godspeed, released by Esoteric Antenna in 2014. Fish on Friday features Bass virtuoso Nick Beggs (Mute Gods, Steven Wilson, Steve Hackett), Californian guitarist Marty Townsend, Belgian keyboard player-guitarist-vocalist and producer Frank Van Bogaert, keyboard player William Beckers and drummer Marcus Weymaere. The band has earned a steadily growing following since their 2010 debut album, (Shoot the Moon), delivering progressive rock with a melodic edge, of a quality rarely found today. The combination of top-notch song writing and virtuoso musicianship make Fish on Friday stand out from the crowd. For Quiet Life the band attracted the attention of legendary producer Alan Parsons, who invited them to work with him at Abbey Road studios. As a result, Alan produced the song In the Key of Silence on this album. He also guests as backing vocalist. Among other guest stars on the album are Theo Travis (Soft Machine Legacy & Steven Wilson), John Mitchell (Arena, Kino, Lonely Robot) and Lula Beggs, (Nick Beggs' daughter). Lula, who was voted best independent female vocalist of 2016 in the UK, shines in two beautiful duets with Frank, on the tracks Quiet Life and Sweet Love. Fish on Friday have their own distinctive musical identity, but the uninitiated who have an appreciation for artists such as The Alan Parsons Project, Blackfield, Genesis et al will find much to enjoy on Fish on Friday's new album. Quiet Life is an album of ten beautifully crafted progressive songs of the highest quality and is the band's finest album to date.
Camel/I Can See Your House from Here (Expanded Edition) ....import CD $21.99
Reissue of the remastered & expanded CD release for Camel's 1979 album. Booklet with photos and liner notes. Unlike many bands whose careers had begun in the early 1970s, Camel still continued to enjoy much success at the close of the decade. "I Can See Your House from Here" sas a revitalized work that included many fine songs such as 'Ice' (featuring Phil Collins on percussion), 'Hymn to Her' and 'Your Love Is Stranger than Mine.' Produced by Rupert Hine, the album was a chart success and spawned an extensive world tour. This Esoteric Recordings edition has neen remastered from the original tapes and features two bonus tracks, including a live version of 'Ice' recorded bytThe BBC in 1981. The accompanying CD booklet includes copious photographs, memorabilia and essay.
Patto/Patto [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic 1970 debut album by the legendary Patto. One of the truly great bands of the early 1970s, Patto featured a line-up comprising Mike Patto (vocals), Ollie Halsall (guitar, vibes, keyboards, vocals), Clive Griffiths (bass) and John Halsey (drums). The band arose from the ashes of the group Timebox and were graced by the presence of the stunning guitar playing of Ollie Halsall and a highly original and unique musical style that set them aside from their progressive rock contemporaries of the era. This, the band's debut album, was released in 1970 and featured classic tracks such as "The Man," "San Antone" & "Government Man." This Esoteric Recordings edition of "Patto" has been fully sanctioned by all members of the band and their representatives (for the first time ever) and includes three bonus tracks - "Hanging Rope" (a 14 minute long session out-take from July 1970) and two tracks recorded in session for the BBC Radio One show "Sounds of the Seventies" in November 1970, "Love Me" & "Government Man." This expanded edition includes an illustrated booklet with an essay by Sid Smith and an exclusive interview with John Halsey.
Patto/Hold Your Fire [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import double CD $21.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic 1971 album "Hold Your Fire" by the legendary Patto. "Hold Your Fire" was the band's second album and includes such classics as 'You, You Point Your Finger,' 'Hold Your Fire' and 'Air Raid Shelter.' This Esoteric Recordings remastered & expanded edition has been fully sanctioned by all members of Patto and their representatives (for the first time ever) and is now a two CD set with thirteen bonus tracks including five out-takes from the album recording sessions (two previously unreleased) and eight previously unreleased BBC session recordings from 1971 including a legendary session for the BBC Radio One "In Concert" series in March 1971 (featuring guest guitarist Bernie Holland) and a session for "Sounds of the Seventies" from June 1971.
Patto/Roll 'Em, Smoke 'Em, Put Another Line Out [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $17.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic 1972 album by the legendary Patto, Roll 'Em, Smoke 'Em, Put Another Line Out. This, the band's third album, was released in 1972 and featured classic tracks such as 'Flat Footed Woman,' 'Singing the Blues on Reds,' 'Loud Green Song' and 'Turn Turtle.' This Esoteric Recordings edition of Roll 'Em, Smoke 'Em, Put Another Line Out has been fully sanctioned by all members of the band and their representatives (for the first time ever) and includes three previously unreleased bonus tracks taken from a BBC Radio One John Peel show session from 24th January 1973. This expanded edition includes an illustrated booklet with an essay by Sid Smith and an exclusive interview with John Halsey.
Patto/Monkey's Bum [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of the first ever official edition of the legendary final, unissued Patto album Monkey's Bum, recorded in 1973. This, the band's final album, was recorded in 1973 but was to be unissued due to the departure of guitarist Ollie Halsall during sessions and the final break-up of the band soon afterwards. Although issued in bootleg form, the album now finally receives an official release. This Esoteric Recordings edition of Monkey's Bum has been fully sanctioned by all members of the band and their representatives (for the first time ever) and includes three previously unreleased bonus tracks taken from a BBC Radio One John Peel show session from 12th February 1973. This expanded edition includes an illustrated booklet with an essay by Sid Smith and an exclusive interview with John Halsey.
Tim Blake/Magick [Remastered Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "Magick," the 1991 album by Tim Blake. Tim first came to prominence as a member of Gong, where his synthesiser experimentation and mastery was demonstrated on albums such as "Flying Teapot," "Angel's Egg" and "You." He would also join Hawkwind from 1979 - 1980 and from November 2007. After departing Gong in 1975 he teamed up with French lighting designer Patrice Warrener to form Crystal Machine, pioneering the use of lasers and synthesisers in a live setting. Balke's debut solo album, "Crystal Machine," was originally released in 1977 on the French experimental label Egg.
Tim Blake/The Tide of the Century [Remastered Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "The Tide of the Century," the 2000 album by Tim Blake. Tim first came to prominence as a member of Gong, where his synthesiser experimentation and mastery was demonstrated on albums such as "Flying Teapot," "Angel's Egg" and "You." He would also join Hawkwind from 1979 - 1980 and from November 2007.
Nirvana (UK)/Local Anaesthetic [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the legendary album Local Anaesthetic, recorded by the UK band Nirvana in November 1970. Originally issued on the Vertigo label in 1971, Local Anaesthetic was the first album to be issued under the Nirvana name to feature writer, vocalist & producer Patrick Campbell Lyons in sole charge of a recording project, following the amicable departure of writing partner Alex Spyropoulos some months before, following a trio of innovative Nirvana albums for Island Records & Pye Records and a UK hit single in the song 'Rainbow Chaser.' The reissue has been newly remastered from the original Vertigo master tapes and includes two bonus tracks (taken from a rare 1971 single) which appear on CD for the first time. The booklet features an essay by Malcolm Dome with an exclusive interview with Patrick Campbell Lyons.
Nirvana (UK)/Songs of Love and Praise [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the legendary album Songs of Love & Praise, recorded by the UK band Nirvana in 1971. Originally issued on the Philips label in 1972, Songs of Love & Praise was the second album to be issued under the Nirvana name to feature writer, vocalist & producer Patrick Campbell Lyons in sole charge of a recording project, following the amicable departure of writing partner Alex Spyropoulos some months before, following a trio of innovative Nirvana albums for Island Records & Pye Records and a UK hit single in the song 'Rainbow Chaser.' The reissue has been newly remastered from the original Philips master tapes and includes two rare bonus tracks (both B-sides of singles) both of which appear on CD for the first time, Lazy Day Drift and Ad Lib (which was issued under the pseudonym of Pica). The booklet features an essay by Malcolm Dome featuring an exclusive interview with Patrick Campbell Lyons.
Quintessence/Move into the Light - The Complete Island Recordings 1969-1971 [Remastered Edition] ....import double CD $21.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of "Move into the Light - The Island Recordings 1969 - 1971," a deluxe 2 CD remastered anthology of the legendary psychedelic, underground & eastern influenced rock band Quintessence. This two disc newly re-mastered set celebrates Quintessence and gathers together all of the band's material issued by Island Records between 1969 & 1971. It also includes a live version of "Jesus, Buddha, Moses, Guaranga" which originally appeared on the Island double LP sampler "Bumpers" in 1970. One of the great underground acts of their era, Quintessence came together in the Ladbroke Grove area of London in 1969. The band comprised Australians Phil 'Shiva' Jones (vocals, keyboards), Ron 'Raja Ram' Rothfield (flute) along with Allan Mostert (lead guitar), Richard 'Shambhu Babaji' Vaughan (bass), Dave 'Maha Dev' Codling (rhythm guitar) and Jeremy 'Jake' Milton (drums). Within months of their formation the eastern influenced rock music of Quintessence had earned the band a dedicated following and they were signed by Chris Blackwell to Island Records. Over the next three years the band would record three classic albums for the label - "In Blissful Company," "Quintessence" & "Dive Deep" - along with the classic single version of one of their best known tracks, "Notting Hill Gate." The material Quintessence recorded during this period, mostly produced by John Barham, who would also work with George Harrison on his "All Things Must Pass" album, earned them admiration from such luminaries as Pete Townshend of The Who (who attended Quintessence concerts) and Jim Morrison of The Doors.
The Residents/The Ghost of Hope ....import CD $19.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, shrouded in anonymity, The Residents have charted a course to the outer limits of entertainment since 1972. From warped pop, sonic tributes and mysterious recordings made among the Inuit to innovative interactive releases, film projects and installations spanning five decades, The Residents are unquestionably one of the most intriguing and notable acts in the history of recorded music. Following their long tradition of projects based on narrative themes, The Residents are pleased to announce the release of The Ghost of Hope, a historically accurate new album based on great train wrecks of 19th Century USA. After discovering a series of vintage news articles highlighting the dangers of train travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and inspired by the era's graceful language, the group contrast that eloquence against the sheer horror of these devastating events. The album features guest collaborator Eric Drew Feldman - who has worked with everybody cool. Utilizing various techniques, including music, sound effects and text from actual newspaper accounts from the era, The Ghost of Hope purports to recreate several of these horrific incidents. Expect wide-ranging media support for this momentous release from one of the true avant- garde pioneers of contemporary music.
Humble Pie/Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 1 ....import triple CD $22.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, Humble Pie's dOfficial Bootleg Box Set Volume 1" is a raw testament to what this band did best; playing bluesy, gutsy, soulful and often hard rock, live on stage to an adoring audience. Drawn from a variety of mainly audience recordings that have previously only been available as "under the counter" pirate releases, this is an honest, and often unforgiving, tribute to a classic and much missed '70s supergroup.
Billy Sherwood/At the Speed of Life... ....import CD $15.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, the reissue of this album from the prog/rock bassist. At the Speed of Life was Sherwood's third solo album and has been out of print for many years. This CD release will be eagerly greeted by Yes fans especially in light on Sherwood's recent return to the band in mid-2015. Billy Sherwood is the current bass player in the band Yes. Billy Sherwood was a key part of the line-ups which created the Yes albums Open Your Eyes, The Ladder and was also part of the Talk tour. He recently mixed the band's Heaven and Earth album and two subsequent DVDs.
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow/Stranger in Us All [Expanded Edition] ....import CD $14.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, the expanded reissue of 'Stranger in Us All' by Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow. The extensive liner notes also feature a personal account from singer Doogie White, plus plenty of artwork and memorabilia from Doogie's own Rainbow collection. Rainbow split in 1984 when Ritchie joined Deep Purple's Mk2 reunion, and a further tumultuous decade. Ritchie quit Purple once more following a 1993 Helsinki gig, this time for good. Shortly after, it was announced that the guitarist was reforming Rainbow. Rumours abounded regarding who might feature in the line-up, but the new record would feature a band of relative unknowns. The resulting record, "Stranger in Us All," was issued under the name Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow in August 1995, with a band featuring Paul Morris on keyboards, Greg Smith on bass, John O'Reilly on drums and Blackmore's Night's Candice Night on background vocals. Fronted by Doogie White, the singer was an inspired choice; a huge fan of Ritchie's career in both Purple and Rainbow, the singer formed a strong writing partnership with the guitarist.
Uriah Heep/Future Echoes of the Past - The Legend Continues ....import double CD + DVD $19.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, the legendary band Uriah Heep was formed in 1969 and still actively tours the world today. This re-release includes not only the Future of the Past two disc audio set but ALSO includes the DVD made at the same time. The Legend Continues... This 3 disc set is housed in a 6 panel digi-pack with definitive artwork and bonus materials.
Glenn Hughes/Play Me Out [Expanded Edition] ....import CD $17.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, the expanded reissue of the 1977 album 'Play Me Out' by 'The Voice of Rock' Glenn Hughes. The album is now augmented with a second disc of bonus tracks, these include 'Smile,' 'Getting Near to You' and 'Fools Condition' from 1978, originally recorded for the follow up to "Play Me Out," and 'Take Me with You' and 'She Knows,' recorded by Glenn in 1994.
Mike Westbrook Concert Band/Marching Song: Vol 1 & Vol 2 + Bonus ....import triple CD $23.99
From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, following the successful release on RPM of the Turtle Records box set in 2016, chronicling producer Peter Eden's early 1970's modern jazz label, we're pleased to announce a new series of modern jazz releases on the relaunched Turtle Records label. We begin with one of the most highly respected and collectable modern jazz figures today; composer, musician and band-leader Mike Westbrook. A pioneer of British jazz since the early 1960s and still creating today. Marching Song began as a one-off nine minute composition for a shelved album, recorded by Mike with a sextet in 1966, previously unissued, it is included here as a bonus track on Disc 3. An expanded 15 piece Concert Band performance of the composition, by then developed into a 2 hour anti-war epic, first took place in 1967 at Plymouth's Athenaeum. The full piece was finally recorded in early 1969 and released by Decca Records in the UK on their Deram imprint on two separate single LP volumes. In 1970 the LPs were combined for a 2LP release in the US. The recordings were produced by Peter Eden, then in the prime of his modern jazz producing tenure with Deram, capturing the cream of the British Jazz scene which had steadily risen from the mid 1960s onwards. This box set also features on Disc 3 both sides of a single produced by Peter of Mike's Concert Band with Norma Winstone for a one-off single in 1970, never before reissued. Two further bonus tracks are on disc 3, a 16 minute piece entitled 'When Young' and a ten minute piece called 'But It Must Get Better,' both recorded as the Mike Westbrook Quartet in 1970, and previously unreleased. This box set of the two remastered Marching Song volumes, plus the bonus material mastered from the analogue tapes in Mike's archive, are packaged with a booklet containing rare photographs from the 60's live performances plus a major essay on Mike, and these compositions, by noted jazz critic and writer Duncan Heining.
Steve Hackett & Djabe/Summer Storms & Rocking Rivers ....import CD + DVD $22.99
Esoteric Antenna is delighted to announce the release of a live album by legendary guitarist Steve Hackett and the gifted Hungarian group Djabe. "Summer Storms and Rocking Rivers" was captured at a concert in Bratislava in July 2011 and a concert in Budapest in November 2012. The music within this release features well known Steve Hackett solo material such as The Steppes and Ace of Wands, alongside legendary Genesis material such as Firth of Fifth, Blood on the Rooftops, In that Quiet Earth and Los Endos. Djabe formed twenty years ago and are one of Hungary's most acclaimed jazz groups in the world. Playing a fascinating fusion of jazz and rock styles and featuring a line-up of Ferenc Kovacs (vocals, trumpet, violin), Zoltan Kovacs (keyboards), Attila Egerhazi (guitar, percussion), Tamas Barabás (bass guitar) and Szilard Banai (drums), Djabe have performed many concerts globally since 2002. In 2007 they began their association with Steve Hackett, who has appeared on the concert stage with them, performing both Djabe material and Genesis and Hackett solo material. At the Garana Jazz Festival in Romania, Steve Hackett & Djabe performed to an audience of 13,000 people, and now Summer Storms & Rocking Rivers captures wonderfully the magic of this collaboration on stage. The DVD (NTSC - Region Free) included in this two disc set features a concert in Bratislava in July 2011 and also includes bonus features of a short documentary, the piece Jacuzzi / Overnight Sleeper, recorded in November 2013 with the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra and the promotional video of the song Tears for Peace.
Tim Blake/Crystal Machine [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of the classic 1977 ambient masterpiece "Crystal Machine" by Tim Blake. Tim first came to prominence as a member of Gong where his synthesiser experimentation and mastery was demonstrated on albums such as "Flying Teapot," "Angel's Egg" and "You." He would also join Hawkwind from 1979 - 1980 and from November 2007. After departing Gong in 1975 he teamed up with French lighting designer Patrice Warrener to form Crystal Machine, pioneering the use of lasers and synthesisers in a live setting. Blake's debut album, "Crystal Machine," was originally released in 1977 on the French experimental label Egg and featured two pieces recorded live in the UK and in France. Now regarded as a truly pioneering work, this edition of "Crystal Machine" has been newly remastered and includes three bonus tracks. 'Surf' was recorded in 1976 at Chateau d'Herouville studios in France and issued as a very rare single under the pseudonym Saratoga Space Messengers. The reissue also includes both sides of the rare Spanish single 'Synthese Intemporel' as bonus tracks. The booklet features a new essay and fully restores the original album artwork.
Tim Blake/Blake's New Jerusalem [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD 18.99
Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of the classic 1978 ambient masterpiece "Blake's New Jerusalem" by Tim Blake. Blake's debut solo album, "Crystal Machine," was originally released in 1977 on the French experimental label Egg. Tim followed this with arguably his finest work, "Blake's New Jerusalem" in 1978. Unlike his previous work, the album featured songs and the lengthy title-track would dominate the album's second side. "New Jerusalem" also featured the guest appearance of Jean-Philippe Rykiel on mini-moog. Tim Blake would later perform both "Lighthouse" and "New Jerusalem" as a member of Hawkwind when he joined the band the following year. Now regarded as a truly pioneering work, this edition of "Blake's New Jerusalem" has been newly remastered and includes three bonus tracks previously unreleased on CD - 'The Woodland Voice' ( B-side of the 'Generator Laser Beam' single) and 'From Outta Space' and 'Jupiter to Jerusalem' - home demos recorded at the time of the album and released on the cassette "Waterfalls from Space." The booklet features a new essay and fully restores the original album artwork.
Fuse One/Fuse One + Silk ....import CD $12.99
From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - As far as supergroups are concerned, Fuse One is right up there with the likes of Crosby, Stills & Nash, Cream, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Bad Company etc, only difference is the genre. Jazz (Funk) has its superstars and when the likes of Stanley Clarke (bass guitar), Eric Gale (lead guitar), Lenny White (drums), Tom Browne (trumpet), John McLaughlin (guitars), Stanley Turrentine (saxophones), Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) and George Benson (guitar) plus many others pool their resources, that is one hell of a band. As producer Creed Taylor commented, Fuse One was conceived as a forum in which major contemporary musicians perform according to their own musical disciplines and interact without the constraints that accompany leader responsibilities. Each player brings in new compositions and ideas. The "Fuse One" album was released in 1980, and kicks off with a Ronnie Foster composition titled 'Grand Prix' where Stanley Clarke takes the lead, and creates a jazz (funk) classic, Other stand out tracks are John McLaughlin's 'To Whom It May Concern' and 'Taxi Blues' composed by Stanley Clarke. "Silk" was released one year later in 1981, and features 'In Celebration of the Human Spirit' and 'Silk' which was the band's only single and the 7" version is included as a bonus track along with the George Benson composed B-side 'Ode to Kudu,' which is available for the first time on CD. Package includes sleeve notes by Charles Waring, contributor to MOJO & Record Collector magazines.
Bill Nelson/My Secret Studio Vol. 1 ....import 4 CD Box Set $39.99
Esoteric Recordings' imprint Cocteau Discs, dedicated to the work of Bill Nelson, is proud to announce the release of a deluxe four disc clamshell boxed set limited edition of the classic collection "My Secret Studio - Volume One." Originally issued as a limited edition release in 1995, "My Secret Studio" featured a collection of recordings made by Bill Nelson between 1988 and 1992; "Buddah Head," "Electricity Made Us Angels," "Deep Dream Decoder" and "Jukebox for Jet Boy." In his notes for the original release, Bill explained the original recordings thus; "Between the years 1988 and 1992 my life underwent some severe changes ... both emotional and financial. During that time I used my home studios to create sketches of songs for possible development with a potential band. The band, for various and nefarious reasons, never materialised. What you will hear is the raw stuff of dreams, instant song writing with a vengeance." "My Secret Studio - Volume One" has now become a highly regarded collection of songs in the prolific discography of Bill Nelson. Long out of print, this Cocteau Discs re-mastered limited edition presents these wonderful albums once again, restoring the original artwork in the collection in a clamshell boxed set.
Pierre van der Linden/Drum Poetry ....import CD $19.99
From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - Focus is known around the world for its iconic albums, including the hits Hocus Pocus, Sylvia and House of the King. Pierre van der Linden played on those three hits and the band's milestone albums. He continues to be a band member of the current line-up and will be on tour in 2017. Drum Poetry is his only solo album and was recorded for family and friends (only) in July 2000. This album has never had a mainstream release before now ...
Unicorn/Blue Pine Trees [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $15.99
Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "Blue Pine Trees," the 1974 album by Unicorn. Featuring a line-up of Ken Baker (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Pete Perryer (drums, vocals), Pat Martin (bass, vocals) and Kevin Smith (lead guitar, mandolin), "Blue Pine Trees" was released on the Charisma label in 1974, the album was Unicorn's second LP and was produced by David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, who also featured on pedal steel guitar and guitar on several tracks. This new remastered edition of "Blue Pine Trees" features six bonus tracks; 'Volcano' (an out-take from the "Blue Pine Trees" sessions), 'The Ballad of John and Julie' (recorded for a BBC Radio session), 'Bog Trotter,' 'Ooh Mother' (both sides of a 1974 single) along with 'I'll Believe in You (The Hymn)' and 'Take It Easy' (issued as a single in 1975). The booklet features a new essay featuring an interview with Pat Martin and fully restores the original Hipgnosis album artwork.
Unicorn/Too Many Crooks [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD 18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "Too Many Crooks," the 1976 album by Unicorn. Featuring a line-up of Ken Baker (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Pete Perryer (drums, vocals), Pat Martin (bass, vocals) and Kevin Smith (lead guitar, mandolin), "Too Many Crooks" was Unicorn's first for EMI's Harvest label, and was produced by David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, who also featured on pedal steel guitar and guitar on several tracks. This new remastered edition of "Too Many Crooks" features six bonus tracks; including four previously unreleased songs recorded live in the studio for radio promotional use, 'So Far Away' (an out-take from the album recording sessions) and the single version of 'Disco Dancer.' The booklet features a new essay featuring an interview with Pat Martin and fully restores the original Hipgnosis album artwork.
Unicorn/One More Tomorrow [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "One More Tomorrow," the 1977 album by Unicorn. Featuring a line-up of Ken Baker (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Pete Perryer (drums, vocals), Pat Martin (bass, vocals) and Kevin Smith (lead guitar, mandolin), "One More Tomorrow" was Unicorn's final album and was released on EMI's Harvest label. The majority of the album was produced by David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, who also featured on pedal steel guitar and guitar on several tracks. This new remastered edition of "One More Tomorrow" features seven bonus tracks; including two previously unreleased songs recorded live in the studio for radio promotional use, several demos and the rare single B-sides 'Give and Take' and 'Nothing I Wouldn't Do.' The booklet features a new essay featuring an interview with Pat Martin and fully restores the original album artwork.
Gerry Rafferty/Can I Have My Money Back? [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $15.99
Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "Can I Have My Money Back?," the classic debut solo album by the legendary singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty. Recorded in 1971 for Transatlantic Records, the album followed Rafferty's two albums as a member of The Humblebums with Billy Connolly. Upon its original release, "Can I Have My Money Back" was critically acclaimed as a fine fusion of folk and rock influences. The track 'Sign on the Dotted Line' would see Rafferty collaborate on the writing with Joe Egan, which in turn would eventually lead to the formation of the band Stealers Wheel. This new edition of "Can I Have My Money Back?" has been newly re-mastered and features the addition of a bonus track, "So Bad Thinking" (originally released as the B-side of a single of the album title track). The booklet features a new essay and fully restores the original album artwork.
Little Free Rock/Little Free Rock [Remastered Edition] ....import CD 18.99
Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of the classic and highly collectable album by Little Free Rock. Little Free Rock hailed from Preston in Lancashire and were a psychedelic hard rock trio featuring Peter Illingworth (lead guitar and vocals), formerly with David John and the Mood who had recorded with Joe Meek, Paul Varley (drums), later a member of Arrows, and Frank Newbold (bass and vocals). They began performing covers of bands such as The Who, The Creation (whose 'Makin' Time' appeared on Little Free Rock's album) and Tomorrow, but were soon performing mainly their own compositions. The band performed regularly at the Roundhouse Sunday Night Implosion events and had numerous residencies at the Marquee Club. As well as performing all over Belgium, continental trips included the Star-Club in Hamburg, the Essen Jazz and Blues Festival, and festivals in Frankfurt, San Tropez and Santa Margarita de la Costa in Italy. Little Free Rock's only album was recorded at Morgan studios and released in November 1969 on the Transatlantic label. Following the release of the album, Little Free Rock became a regular fixture on the UK underground live music circuit. Peter Green (formerly of Fleetwood Mac) even joined the band for a short period, but the recordings made by this line-up were never released.
The Move/Magnetic Waves of Sound - The Best of The Move [Deluxe Remastered Edition] ....import CD + DVD $20.99
Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered CD & DVD collection by The Move. "Magnetic Waves of Sound" features a newly re-mastered 21 track CD featuring all of the Move's UK hit singles, along with key album tracks from their four studio albums. The accompanying hour long DVD (NTSC / Region Free) in this collection is a true first, and features 21 appearances on BBC TV and German television and a promotional film, all shot between 1967 and 1970. These include a performance of 'Fire Brigade' on Top of the Pops from February 1968 and the band's entire Colour Me Pop performance for BBC 2 from January 1969. Also featured is a rare promotional film of 'I Can Hear the Grass Grow,' a trio of songs performed live from the German TV show Beat Beat Beat (recorded in June 1967) and a fine selection of Move appearances on the German TV show Beat Club, all gathered together on DVD officially for the first time. Of all of the groups to emerge in Britain in the latter half of the 1960s, The Move was arguably one of the finest. A powerful act on stage, the group were blessed with one of the most imaginative songwriters of his generation in Roy Wood. Magnetic Waves of Sound is a fitting celebration of the legacy of The Move. Magnetic Waves of Sound includes a lavishly illustrated booklet and features a new essay by Mark Paytress and also includes a poster.
Jon Lord/Before I Forget [Expanded Version] ....import CD $17.99
From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, "Before I Forget" was originally released on Harvest Records in June 1982, when Jon Lord was moonlighting from tinkling the ivories in Whitesnake. Originally making his mark in the Artwoods and then playing keyboards with Deep Purple on their debut hit 'Hush,' Lord also enjoyed a series of significant side projects, from 1970's "Concerto For Group & Orchestra," 1972's "Gemini Suite," followed by "First Of The Big Bands" and "Windows," both in 1974, and "Sarabande" in 1976. Following Deep Purple's split in 1976, Lord joined Whitesnake for their 1978 debut "Trouble." "Before I Forget" features an impressive cast of supporting musicians, including Whitesnake's Bernie Marsden and Neil Murray on guitar and bass respectively, drumming legends Ian Paice (Deep Purple & Whitesnake), Cozy Powell (Jeff Beck, Rainbow, Whitesnake, MSG & Black Sabbath) and Simon Philips (Judas Priest, Jeff Beck, MSG, Mike Oldfield & Toto). They're joined by the singing talents of Vicky & Sam Brown as well as Elmer Gantry, and topped off with appearances from Boz Burrell, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs courtesy of Bad Company. The original eight track album is augmented by the 7" edit of the single 'Bach onto This' plus the B-Side 'Going Home,' as well as an outtake from the album, 'Ravel's Pavane.' As well as contemporary photos from the release of the album, the booklet includes liner notes from bassist Neil Murray.
Derringer/The Complete Blue Sky Albums 1976-1978 ....import 5 CD Box Set $27.99
From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, This release collects together music made across three short but prolific years, when the band Derringer released three studio albums plus two live albums. Rick Derringer first found fame aged just 17 in 1965, when his band The McCoys had a number one hit in America with 'Hang on Sloopy,' famously knocking The Beatles' 'Yesterday' off the top spot. Subsequently making significant appearances with Edgar Winter and Johnny Winter, as well as Steely Dan and Alice Cooper, and even squeezing in a solo hit with 1973's 'Rock 'N' Roll, Hoochie Koo,' before deciding to put together his own band in 1976. Naming the band Derringer, the singer and guitarist was joined by bassist Kenny Aaronson, future Black Sabbath and Dio drummer, Vinny Appice (brother of Cactus, Iron Butterfly, Beck Bogart & Appice and Rod Stewart drummer Carmine Appice), with the quartet completed by guitarist Danny Johnson. Going for a rockier, harder, less poppy sound than Rick's previous musical excursions, Derringer signed to Blue Sky Records, a subsidiary of Columbia Records, in 1976. Simply titled "Derringer," among the original tracks the debut included lyrical collaborations with famed song writer Cynthia Weil. Although the band had yet to perform live together, they nevertheless set out on the road, forging a formidable live reputation, playing shows with the cream of '70s rock, giving Journey, Tom Petty, Boston, Foghat and Peter Frampton a run for their money. Although only achieving cult status, the 1976 debut was followed up by "Sweet Evil" in 1977. Although the "Derringer" debut was produced by Rick himself, Jack Douglas, famed for his work with Aerosmith, was enlisted for the 1977 follow up for a more commercial edge. As it was felt that the band didn't quite capture their onstage fire in the studio, the release of a live album in 1977, simply titled "Derringer Live," made perfect sense. It was also to be the final recording from the original quartet, as the band slimmed down to a three piece in 1978. With future Pat Benatar drummer Myron Grombacher coming in to join Aaronson and Derringer for the more contemporary sound on "If I Weren't So Romantic, I'd Shoot You," Derringer's final album was produced by Mike Chapman, famed for his work with Blondie, Sweet and Suzi Quatro, among many others. This set also features the rare, promo only "Live In Cleveland" album, which includes an onstage version of 'Rock And Roll, Hoochie Koo' as well as a cover of Bowie's 'Rebel Rebel.' This collection is also completed with rare mono single versions for 'Let Me In,' 'Don't Stop Loving Me' and the Warren Zevon song 'Lawyers, Guns And Money,' plus liner notes from Malcolm Dome based on new interviews with Derringer members Kenny Aaronson and Vinny Appice.
Hawkwind/The GWR Years: 1988-1991 ....import triple CD $26.99
Atomhenge, the label home for the Hawkwind catalogue between 1975 - 1997 is pleased to announce the release of "The GWR Years 1988 - 1991," a 3 CD set comprising all three of Hawkwind's albums originally released by the GWR label between 1988 & 1991 -"The Xenon Codex," "Space Bandits" and "Palace Springs." These recordings saw Hawkwind move into the 1990s with a trio of excellent albums recorded by slightly fluctuating line-ups. Alongside Hawkwind Captain Dave Brock and long-time member Harvey Bainbridge, "The Xenon Codex" would be the last album of the 1980s to feature Huw Lloyd Langton on guitar, whilst bass guitarist Alan Davey would come more to the fore within the band. For "Space Bandits," Richard Chadwick would join Hawkwind on drums (a role he continues to fulfil to this day), whilst former member Simon House would guest on the album, along with vocalist Bridget Wishart. "Palace Springs" was Hawkwind's final album for GWR Records and featured excellent new tracks such as 'Treadmill' and 'Back in the Box,' alongside some live recordings of classic Hawkwind tracks. This official 3CD clamshell boxed set features each album in a replica card-sleeve wallet and includes an illustrated poster.
Gandalf/Journey to an Imaginary Land [Remastered Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of "Journey to an Imaginary Land," the classic 1980 debut album by Austrian composer and multi-instrumentalist Gandalf (the pseudonym of Hans Strobl). A true visionary, Gandalf enjoyed major European success with his unique style of instrumental progressive and ambient music, which has been compared with great multi-instrumentalists such as Mike Oldfield or Vangelis. "Journey to an Imaginary Land" was recorded in 1980 and was to be Gandalf's first album, a record made all the more remarkable as it was recorded entirely at his home studio, prior to him becoming a full-time musician. The album was issued in Europe to acclaim and Gandalf embarked on a long career. Unavailable for some years, "Journey to an Imaginary Land" has been re-mastered for the first time from the original source masters. The booklet of this new edition features an exclusive new interview with Gandalf, features previously unseen photographs and fully restores the original album artwork.
Blonde on Blonde/Reflections on a Life [Remastered & Expanded Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of "Reflections on a Life," the classic 1971 album by Welsh progressive rock group Blonde on Blonde. Featuring a line-up of David Thomas (vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica), Gareth Johnson (guitars), Graham Davies (bass, acoustic & electric guitars) and Les Hicks (drums), "Reflections on a Life" was the third and final album by the band (who hailed from Newport in South Wales). Issued in 1971, the record followed on from the band's albums,"Contrasts" (recorded for the Pye label in 1969) and "Rebirth" (released by Ember Records in 1970). Recorded at Rockfield studios in Monmouthshire in 1971, "Reflections on a Life" was a further step forward in creative terms for the progressive rock band and saw them create a conceptual work for their final album. The record also featured a guest appearance by Kips Brown from the band Spring on Mellotron. Original vinyl copies of "Reflections on a Life" now demand huge sums among collectors, based upon the quality and originality of the music within. This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the original Ember masters and includes a bonus tracks. The booklet of this new edition features exclusive new interviews with David Thomas and Gareth Johnson, features previously unseen photographs and fully restores the original album artwork.
Mike McGear/Woman [Remastered Edition] ....import CD $18.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of the classic 1972 album "Woman" by Michael McGear. Release by Island Records in February 1972, "Woman" was the first solo album by Mike McGear (McCartney) and was a more "serious" record than his work with the Liverpool satirical trio Scaffold, or his work with Roger McGough on the "McGough & McGear" album. Recorded at Strawberry studios in Stockport and completed at Abbey Road studios, the album had a long gestation period and sessions featured such notable guests as organist Brian Auger, Ginger Johnson and his African drums, Andy Roberts et al, the material comprising the album was song-based, (interspersed with recorded dialogue between Mike and his daughter), with some lyrics provided by Roger McGough. Being removed from his work with Scaffold, "Woman" was rejected by EMI Records for release, but was eagerly signed by Island Records. Over the years, the songs on the album, including the emotive title track, have earned both appreciation and a cult following. The album's title track was even featured in an episode of the BBC TV series "Cradle to Grave." A gorgeous, eccentric, collection of music, "Woman" is an album to savour. This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly remastered and includes an illustrated booklet with a new interview with Mike McGear McCartney.
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Witchwood: The Strawbs
Radiant: Neal Morse Band
Inside Out: Nad Sylvan, Rikard Sjoblom's Gungfly, Lonely Robot, Steve Hackett, Tim Bowness, The Mute Gods, Long Distance Calling, Pain of Salvation, Haken, Maschine
KScope: Porcupine Tree, Anekdoten, Richard Barbieri, Steve Hogarth & Richard Barbieri, OSI, The Pineapple Thief, Lunatic Soul, Katatonia, Blackfield, Crippled Black Phoenix
Ryko/WEA/ADA: Mike + The Mechanics, Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Blood Sweat & Tears, Jethro Tull, Al Stewart, The Blues Brothers, Uriah Heep, Ayreon, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Bad Company, Michael Nesmith, Wizz Jones, Pete Berryman & Simeon Jones, Blondie, The Jazz Passengers, The Creation, David Bowie, Edenbridge, Simon Kirke, Paul Haslinger, The Doors, T. Rex, Eric Clapton, Eric Gales, Gimme Danger: Music from the Motion Picture
Caroline/EMI: Paul McCartney, Procol Harum, Chick Corea, John Martyn, Cream, Jerry Garcia Band, The Zombies, David Clayton-Thomas, John Abercrombie Quartet, Ralph Towner, Bela Fleck, Vikingur Olafsson
Wounded Bird: Neal Schon & Jan Hammer, Incredible String Band, Seals & Crofts, Flip Wilson, Albert Brooks
Magma/Emhnthtt-R Trilogie ....import double DVD (NTSC Region 0) $60.99
2 DVD Digi-Pack & slipcase (NTSC All Regions, 4 hrs 23 mins, English Subtitles). Initiated in 1973, it's composition beholds it's whole fulfillment after more than four decades. It is the testimony of an unwaveringly timeless inspiration, of which the expectant present asserts itself beyond history. Connecting wide and contrasted scenes, it sets it's coherence within it's very dynamics, playing with chiaroscuro, between choral splendor, operatic jubilation and hurricane of spirits beyond graves. The different parts formerly scattered around are finally gathered in all their glory, finding their proper place in the grand scale of a now complete work, topped off with the bright blaze of a Grand Finale. The second DVD features The Crossroads of Times, 115 minutes of conversations with Christian Vander on composing each movement of the trilogy. Through a process of digging, expanding, anchoring and changing directions, his unique approach continues to propel Magma's music forward.
The Strawbs/Live in Gettysburg ....import CD + DVD $17.99
These recordings were made at the Strawbs recent US performance at ROSfest in Gettysburg, PA, the first Strawbs recordings to be released featuring new keyboard player Dave Bainbridge (from Iona and Celestial Fire). The package is a two disc DVD/CD release, with high quality film shot from four cameras during the show. The release will be 5:1 surround sound, Region 0 and in NTSC format. Musicians: Dave Cousins (vocals/acoustic guitar), Dave Lambert (vocals/electric guitar), Chas Cronk (bass, pedals, 12-string, vocals), Dave Bainbridge (keyboards), Tony Fernandez (drums). Track listing: Prologue (Cousins), Autumn, Heroine's Theme (Hawken), Deep Summer's Sleep (Cousins), The Winter Long (Cousins), Sad Young Man (Coombes), Just Love (Lambert), Without Your Song (Bainbridge), Shine On Silver Sun (Cousins), Hero And Heroine (Cousins), Snow White Dove (Bainbridge), Midnight Sun (Cousins/Cronk), Her Open Arms (Bainbridge), Out In The Cold/Round And Round (Cousins), Angst (Bainbridge), Lay A Little Light On Me/ (Cousins), Hero's Theme/ (Lambert), Round And Round (Reprise) (Cousins)
Neal Morse Band/Morsefest 2015: "?" and "Sola
Scriptura" LIVE! ....4 CD + 2 DVD Set $35.99
Neal Morse Band/Morsefest 2015: "?" and "Sola Scriptura" LIVE! ....double Blu-Ray $24.99
Hot on the heels of 2016's most acclaimed progressive rock release, The Similitude of a
Dream, the Neal Morse Band announces the massive live release of a once-in-a-lifetime
concert event: Morsefest 2015. In addition to the Neal Morse Band, featuring Mike
Portnoy, the 38 musicians on stage create a prog orchestra. Over two nights (one on each
video disc) in 2015, they perform new arrangements of material from Neal Morse's career.
The two concerts span over five hours, venturing beyond the studio versions they're based
on. In addition to complete performances of the Sola Scriptura and Question albums, there
are songs from Spocks's Beard (featuring guest Nick D'Virgilio), Transatlantic, and
surprises - including performances with guitar legend Phil Keaggy. Accompanied by
extravagant visuals, including three video screens and live dancers, Morsefest 2015 is the
most massive live release of Morse's career. Morsefest 2015 was an epic show with
epic music and epic performances! Free from the constraints of studio recording
deadlines, Morse added any instrumentation he imagined, including live strings, a 5-piece
horn section, and a 14-piece choir (in addition to background singers, and the vocals of
the band). At the center is the Neal Morse Band: singer/guitarist/keyboardist Neal Morse,
drummer Mike Portnoy, bassist Randy George, keyboardist Bill Hubauer and guitarist Eric
Complimenting this level of musicality, is a multimedia visual presentation. It begins with the most elaborate lighting set-up Morse has ever used, constructed specifically for this event, designed by Ryan Proplesch. A video graphics track, projected on three screens, was created by media artist Christian Rios to illustrate every moment of each song. Live dancers provide further visual interpretations, adding a dimension to the performance that is rare in progressive rock. In addition to both concerts, a one-hour documentary puts audiences behind the scenes for this epic event. Featuring candid moments from the band, other musicians, and crew - it's an engaging glimpse into the whirlwind staging of this event. And there's even a Prog Jeopardy featurette. Sonically, outstanding audio is delivered by veteran mix engineer by Rich Mouser, who has helmed every Neal Morse, Spock's Beard, and Transatlantic studio album. The package is presented as either 2 Blu-ray discs, or 2 DVDs with 4 CDs. "Morsefest 2015 was absolutely incredible for me! We performed Question and Sola Scriptura plus a lot of other really cool stuff with full choir, horns, orchestral percussion, strings, piano harp, Cuika and dancers! The artwork on the video wall was absolutely mind blowing. Combine that with the atmosphere of the community of fans and the love in the room ... it was definitely a peak experience in my career, and I think the DVD and Blu-ray are among the finest we've ever produced. - Neal Morse. Morsefest 2015 happened only once. Viewers can now experience it any time, with stunning visuals and audio fidelity. And audiences can hear the next chapter of the Neal Morse Band, performing The Similitude of a Dream in its entirety, across Europe and selected world locations, throughout the spring of 2017.
Pendragon/Masquerade 20 ....import double CD $15.99
Pendragon/Masquerade 20 ....import DVD $14.99
Its almost here! All the hard work has been done and we now have news of the DVD recorded on the MO20 Tour in 2016. Its being released as a DVD and also as a 2 CD digi-pack. A totally new film crew for this DVD gives it a very different feeling to those previously filmed in Katowice, you can really get a sense of the joy on stage, were so pleased that it comes across as we all had a lot of fun on this tour. Its the first DVD with Jan-Vincent Velazco, and we have Verity Smith and Christina Booth on backing vocals so the whole thing has a very new and positive vibe!
Nad Sylvan/The Bride Said No ....import CD $20.99
In 2015, Nad Sylvan made a strong impression with his conceptual solo release Courting the Widow (a vampiric tale with a 17th Century ambience). 2017's The Bride Said No continues the fascinating plot of Courting the Widow, utilizing an even more diverse musical palette. Guests include Steve Hackett, Tony Levin and Guthrie Govan.
Rikard Sjoblom's Gungfly/On Her Journey to the Sun + The Best of Gungfly ....import double CD $25.99
Ex-Beardfish multi-instrumentalist and frontman Rikard Sjoblom (Big Big Train) returns with 2017's On Her Journey to the Sun, the third album from his wildly inventive Gungfly solo incarnation. Beardfish guitarist David Zackrisson is amongst the Gungfly collective of musicians. This special double cd in digipak edition contains a bonus disc featuring Rikard's handpicked compilation, The Best of Gungfly.
Lonely Robot/The Big Dream ....import CD $20.99
As with Lonely Robot's debut, The Big Dream is not a concept album, but there is a core theme running through the release; one that sees The Astronaut, the central character in this on-going adventure, emerging from a long period in stasis. John Mitchell is joined by Steve Vantsis (Fish/Tilt), Craig Blundell (Steven Wilson/Pendragon) and Liam Holmes.
Steve Hackett/The Night Siren ....CD $16.99
Steve Hackett/The Night Siren [Deluxe Edition] ....CD + Blu-Ray $19.99
Steve Hackett returns with his wonderfully eclectic 2017 studio album. As implied in the title, The Night Siren is a wake-up call for this era of strife and division and showcases Steve's incredible guitar playing as strongly as ever, along with musicians from several different countries who Steve invited to join him in celebrating multicultural diversity and unity. Talking about his latest work, Steve says, "This latest waxing represents a bird's eye view of the world of a musical migrant ignoring borders and celebrating our common ancestry with a unity of spirit, featuring musicians, singers and instruments from all over the world." In addition to singers Kobi and Mira (Israeli and Palestinian), also featured on the album are drummer Nick D'Virgilio, Malik Mansurov (Tar) from Azerbaijan and Gulli Breim (drums & percussion) from Iceland, along with regular Hackett collaborators, Roger King, Nad Sylvan, Gary O'Toole, Rob Townsend and Amanda Lehmann. Additional musicians who add to the rich flavour of the album are Christine Townsend (violin/viola), Dick Driver (double bass) and Troy Donockley (Celtic Uilleann). Blu-Ray features 5.1. mix and hi-res stereo mix.
Tim Bowness/Lost in the Ghost Light ....import CD + DVD $26.99
Tim Bowness follows 2015's Stupid Things that Mean the World (Top 10 in the UK Rock, Vinyl and Prog charts) with a release unlike any in his back catalogue. Mixed and mastered by Steven Wilson, Lost in the Ghost Light uses a core band of Stephen Bennett, Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree), Bruce Soord (The Pineapple Thief), Hux Nettermalm (Paatos) and Andrew Booker, plus guests including Kit Watkins (Happy The Man/Camel), Steve Bingham (No-Man), David Rhodes (Peter Gabriel / Kate Bush) and the legendary Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull). Andrew Keeling (Robert Fripp/Hilliard Ensemble/Evelyn Glennie) arranges for string quartet and flute on three of the album's songs. Lost in the Ghost Light is a concept album revolving around the onstage and backstage reflections of a fictional 'classic' rock musician in the twilight of his career. Ranging from the hypnotic opener Worlds of Yesterday to the wistful climax of Distant Summers, via the thrilling rage of Kill the Pain that's Killing You and the orchestral expanse of You'll Be the Silence, the album features some stunning solos and harmonically rich compositions that represent Bowness's most musically ambitious work to date. Jarrod Gosling provides the fantastically detailed artwork, which includes a visual history of the career of the concept's subject. Limited CD/DVD edition with hi-res stereo files and Bruce Soord 5.1 surround mixes of both the Lost in the Ghost Light and Stupid Things that Mean the World albums.
The Mute Gods/Tardigrades Will Inherit the Earth ....CD $15.99
2017's Tardigrades Will Inherit the Earth is a darker follow-up to The Mute Gods acclaimed 2016 debut Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me. Picking up from where the first album left off - with its examination of societal control mechanisms - Tardigrades looks at the inevitable outcomes should humanity continue down dark, dogmatic pathways. Musically, the album is an expansive rock statement with a heavier, more metal-oriented focus than its predecessor.
Long Distance Calling/Satellite Bay + DMNSTRTN EP ....import double CD $24.99
A special 2017 re-issue of Long Distance Calling's debut album from 2007 also featuring the band's 2006 EP DMNSTRTN. The auspicious and fascinating beginnings of one of Germany's most forward-thinking rock bands. "Germany's most exciting band blending Prog and Metal." - Visions Magazine, Germany
Pain of Salvation/In the Passing Light of Day ....double CD $16.99
Following leader Daniel Gildenlow's near fatal illness in 2014, the legendary progressive metal band's 2017 opus is a stylistic return to POS's much praised early heavy sound incorporating syncopated rhythms, glorious melodies, and intensely personal themes.
Haken/Aquarius ....double CD $16.99
A 2017 reissue of Haken's 2010 debut album which saw the band establish itself as a major force in progressive metal music. A 72-minute concept record that touched on themes of global warming, this album has long held a place in fans' hearts and the lengthy 17 minute closing track Celestial Elixir remains a defining statement for the band. Remastered by Jens Bogren.
Haken/Visions ....double CD $16.99
A 2017 reissue of Haken's 2011 album. Arriving a year on from the band's debut, Visions cemented Haken's reputation as a global progressive metal force. Contains the 22 minute plus title track. Remastered by Jens Bogren.
Maschine/Naturalis ....import CD $19.99
A 2016 successor to the band's highly acclaimed debut Rubidium, Maschine's second album follows a conceptual theme based on the ramifications of severe natural events.
Porcupine Tree/Fear of a Blank Planet ....import CD $19.99
2017 Kscope CD edition of Porcupine Tree's 2007 classic remastered by Steven Wilson from the 2012 masters. Features guest appearances from Alex Lifeson (on the 17 minute Antesthetize) and Robert Fripp (on Way Out Of Here). Packaged in a mediabook with a 24 page booklet containing lyrics and additional artwork.
Anekdoten/Chapters ....CD $12.99
Chapters mixes tracks from the Anekdoten's first five albums chosen by the band, along with the rarities Sad Rain and When I Turn (the latter of which features Opeth's Per Wiberg). "...this sometimes exhilirating, often intoxicating release is a long-overdue precis of a fascinating career." Classic Rock Mid-price CD in digipak.
Richard Barbieri/Things Buried + Stranger Inside ....import double CD $13.99
A 2017 Kscope mid-price reissue of Richard Barbieri's first two solo albums from 2005 and 2008. Things Buried is Barbieri's debut solo album; an instrumental work that highlights Barbieri's unique approach to sound and mood, ranging from textural atmospherics to dynamic rhythmic passages. The album also features the distinctive styles of Percy Jones (Brian Eno, Brand X) on fretless bass guitar and Andy Gangadeen (The Bays, Massive Attack) on drums. Stranger Inside further developed Barbieri's unique sound and the album includes contributions from long-term creative partners Steve Jansen (mixing/co-arranging), Steven Wilson (mastering), Gavin Harrison (drums) and the legendary double bass player, Danny Thompson (Pentangle). Although instrumental in nature, most tracks feature radical and atmospheric manipulations of the sampled voices of Tim Bowness and Suzanne Barbieri.
Steve Hogarth & Richard Barbieri/Not the Weapon but the Hand ....import CD $12.99
The hugely acclaimed debut release from Marillion's Steve Hogarth and PT's Richard Barbieri features appearances from Danny Thompson, Chris Maitland and Dave Gregory, amongst others. Mid-price CD in digipak with 8 page booklet.
OSI/Blood ....import CD $12.99
A Kscope label reissue of the third album from the duo of Jim Matheos (Fates Warning) and Kevin Moore (ex Dream Theater, Chroma Key), which featured Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) on drums throughout. Originally released in 2009, the album includes guest performances from Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth) and Tim Bowness (No-Man).
The Pineapple Thief/Your Wilderness (Tour Edition) ....import double CD $16.99
2017 expanded double cd 'tour edition' of TPT's Summer 2016 hit Your Wilderness. The bonus disc contains five acoustic versions of Your Wilderness pieces. Featuring Gavin Harrison on drums, plus Geoffrey Richardson (Caravan), Darran Charles (Godsticks) and Supertramp's John Helliwell.
The Pineapple Thief/Magnolia ....import CD $12.99
Mid-price CD edition of TPT's 2014 studio release. "The perfect blend of brains, brawn, beauty and exquisite songwriting. A modern rock masterpiece." - The Guardian
Lunatic Soul/Walking on a Flashlight Beam ....import CD $12.99
Mid-price CD edition of Lunatic Soul's 2014 studio release in digipak. "It's often like the best film music... distinctly dramatic, verging on gothic from the opening eerie noises... honours the Pink Floyd branches of the Porcupine Tree" - Prog Magazine (UK)
Katatonia/The Great Cold Distance ....import CD $12.99
A 2017 Peaceville label mid-price re-release of Katatonia's triumphant 2006 studio album The Great Cold Distance. Digipak with 12 page booklet plus two bonus songs, Displaced and Dissolving Bonds taken from the My Twin single.
Porcupine Tree/Octane Twisted [Japanese Edition] ....import double CD + DVD $16.99
KScope reissue the mid-price three disc Japanese export edition set from Porcupine Tree featuring The Incident live on CD & bonus DVD. Porcupine Tree released 'The Incident' in 2009 and followed this with a lengthy tour before entering a hiatus period which allowed the members time to work on their various solo careers and other collaborations. 'The Incident' went top 30 in both the UK and USA, and the world tour climaxed with sold out shows at Royal Albert Hall in London and Radio City Music Hall in New York. The album marked another step forward in the incredible journey of the band from a solo studio project created by Steven Wilson in the late eighties to a multi grammy nominated act and one of the world's most revered live bands, selling out arenas across the globe and wowing fans with their incredible performances and are regarded as one of the most impressive experimental/ progressive/ psychedelic rock bands to emerge from the UK since their inception in 1991, having enjoyed a successful recording career spanning over 15 years.
Blackfield/V ....import CD $14.99
Blackfield/V ....import double vinyl LP $35.99
Blackfield V sees the duo of Steven Wilson & Aviv Geffen return to full collaborative mode! Blackfield is the collaboration between Israeli songwriter and musician Aviv Geffen and British musician and producer Steven Wilson. Blackfield V sees a return to the full partnership that made the first two albums such firm favourites with fans hinted at by the reprisal of the medicine bottle in the artwork from their first album. The pair makes for a formidable musical force; Geffen has worked with legendary producers Tony Visconti and Trevor Horn, has played live with U2 and Placebo, and is currently a judge on the Israeli TV show The Voice. Wilson, after a long tenure as the leader of the hugely influential band Porcupine Tree, has since embarked on a highly successful solo career achieving three UK top 40 albums and four Grammy nominations. Written and recorded over a period of 18 months in both Israel and England, Blackfield V contains 13 linked songs that form a flowing 45 minute ocean themed song cycle. With the pair expertly handling vocals, guitars and keyboards, they brought in Tomer Z from the Blackfield band on drums, Eran Mitelman on keys and string arrangements were performed by the London Session Orchestra. Blackfield V is a powerful journey through catchy melodies, lush arrangements and a stunning production with legendary producer/engeneer Alan Parsons working on three of the album's key tracks. Both musicians consider Blackfield V to be their best collaboration to date. The album will be released on three formats: CD Digipack, 2LP heavyweight 180g vinyl presented in single packaging with a four page booklet and a free mp3 download; and CD + Blu-Ray presented in a deluxe media book. The Blu-Ray offers audiophiles a listening experience second to none with the album in high resolution stereo and 5.1 surround sound.
Richard Barbieri/Planets + Persona ....import CD $16.99
Planets + Persona, the 2017 studio album from Richard Barbieri, is the most sonically expansive work to date from the former Japan and Porcupine Tree keyboard maestro. The album combines vintage analogue synthesisers with acoustic instrumentation, and incorporates jazz elements, pitching Barbieri's unique sound designs against improvisations from a personally hand-picked group of guest musicians that includes Percy Jones, Luca Calabrese and Lisen Rylander Love. As on Stranger Inside, manipulated voices (mainly courtesy of Rylander Love's real time experiments) are present. Recorded across Europe in studios in London, Italy and Sweden, Barbieri's third album is without doubt his most ambitious solo release to date. Highlighting the album's central theme of duality, the artwork on the 16 page booklet features photographic scenes of dramatic Icelandic landscapes. CD in digipak. Mastered by Simon Heyworth.
The Pineapple Thief/Little Man ....import CD $12.99
Formed in 1999 by founder and chief songwriter Bruce Soord, The Pineapple Thief have continued to evolve and refine their sound ever since and they're seen by many as one of the most interesting and innovative rock bands the UK have produced in recent years. While the earlier releases, along with 2008's 'Tightly Unwound,' were many people's introduction to the band, they had actually spent the previous ten years quietly building up a dedicated fan base across the globe, selling over 25,000 records and nurturing their 'bittersweet' progressive sound. 'Little Man,' the band's fifth album, was originally released in 2006. The album has been re-mastered by The Pineapple Thief's Bruce Soord and is presented on CD in a digpack with a 4 page colour booklet as part of the Kscope mid price campaign. 'Little Man' is an astounding, emotional, atmospheric and satisfying piece of art, and should be essential for any avid prog fan. The Pineapple Thief are currently promoting their new studio album, the follow up to 2014's 'Magnolia,' entitled' Your Wilderness'.
The Pineapple Thief/Someone Here Is Missing ....import CD $12.99
Albums like 'Someone Here Is Missing' (2010); 'Show a Little Love' EP and 'All the Wars' (2012) have made Pineapple Thief's reputation and fan base stronger. Starting to gather interest from a wider spectrum of alternative rock followers only enhanced with the release of 'Magnolia' in 2014, they are described by The Guardian (UK) as "The perfect blend of brains, brawn, beauty and exquisite songwriting...a modern rock masterpiece;" and this year's new studio album 'Your Wilderness,' featuring guest musicians Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree) & John Helliwell (Supertramp) is already receiving rave reviews in the press "An outstanding and astonishingly refreshing release' Powerplay Magazine (UK). Someone Here Is Missing has been re-mastered by Bruce Soord and is presented on CD in a digpack with a 4 page colour booklet as part of the Kscope mid price campaign. "Elements of Rush, Muse and Porcupine Tree meld in a blast of how prog should sound." ~ CLASSIC ROCK (UK)
The Pineapple Thief/Variations on a Dream ....import CD $12.99
'Variations on a Dream' was the band's third studio album and was originally released in 2004 on the Cyclops label. All tracks on the CD were re-mixed and re-mastered Bruce Soord, ensuring all 10 tracks sound exquisite. 'Variations on a Dream' finishes with a 16 minute epic "Remember Us." Kscope will be presenting 'Variations on a Dream' in a dipack with 4 page colour booklet.
Crippled Black Phoenix/I Vigilante ....import CD $12.99
U.K. progressive post-rock supergroup Crippled Black Phoenix is a musical collective that has featured nearly 30 members in its rotating roster. The constant driving force is multi- instrumentalist Justin Greaves (Electric Wizard, Iron Monkey Se Delan), who formed the band in 2004 with Mogwai bassist Dominic Aitchison. Creating what they describe as "endtime ballads" to signify both the slightly macabre nature of their songs and the unusual blend of styles as the final evolution in music. The band have made live shows a focus by performing in unusual venues across the world as well as using Victorian-era instruments in tandem with more modern instruments, often involving more than a dozen members onstage. In 2006, Crippled Black Phoenix released their first album, 'A Love of Shared Disasters,' which will be re-issued on mid-price CD to follow the 'I Vigilante' re-issue. Originally released in 2010 on Invada Records, their fourth album 'I Vigilante' is a record of uncompromising soundscapes that garnered the band & album widespread critical acclaim within the media worldwide. 2012 saw the more conceptual studio album, '(Mankind) The Crafty Ape' and their seventh and most recent album is 'White Light Generator' from 2014. The band continued with two European tours that reached a summit in April 2016 at London's famed venue Electric Brixton.
Mike + The Mechanics/Let Me Fly ....CD $14.99
Mike + The Mechanics is set to release their new studio album 'Let Me Fly.' Even inside Genesis, Mike Rutherford's forte has always been his melodic songwriting. With the successful side project Mike & the Mechanics, the artist managed to find a further way to express himself working with other composers and different teams. Since 1985, Mechanics became a brand in their own, releasing seven albums, selling more than 10 million records, launching many hit singles and touring worldwide with a two frontmen led band. The sudden death of one of the original singers, Paul Young, needed a period of adjustment but, after one experimental album with Paul Carrack as the only vocalist, Rutherford changed the face to the band recruiting two new singers, Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar. While the album including their most famous song, Living Years, celebrates its 25th anniversary, Mike & The Mechanics are still hitting the road, to the pleasure of the fans worldwide.
Mike + The Mechanics/The Road ....CD $13.99
In 2009, rumours surfaced that Mike Rutherford had plans to resurrect the band and had begun working on a new album. It was reported that Andrew Roachford would become the new singer. Soon after, two other names were mentioned: Arno Carsten and Tim Howar. Early sessions produced the songs "Background Noise," "It Only Hurts for a While" and "Hunt You Down," with Carstens performing vocals. The sessions continued through 2010. By the end of 2010, it was officially announced that Rutherford, Roachford and Howar had recorded a new Mechanics album. The rest of the band consisted of drummer Gary Wallis, guitarist Anthony Drennan and keyboard player Luke Juby.
Neil Young/Official Release Series Discs 5-8 ....4 CD Set $44.99
The Neil Young Official Release Series Volume 2 limited edition box set includes: On The Beach, Times Fades Away, Tonight's The Night, and Zuma. Remastered from the original analog studio recordings at Bernie Grundman Mastering. Historically accurate artwork reproduced by Neil Young's long time art director Gary Burden.
Neil Young/Official Release Series Discs 8.5-12 ....5 CD Set $49.99
Neil Young's Official Release Series - Discs 8.5-12 via Reprise Records. Young's "Official Release Series" continues with the next set of chronological titles to include: Long May You Run (The Stills-Young Band - 1976), American Stars 'N Bars (1977), Comes a Time (1978), Rust Never Sleeps (1979), and Live Rust (1979).
Grateful Dead/Cornell 5-8-77 ....triple CD $27.99
Cornell 5/8/77 was recorded live directly from the soundboards by Betty Cantor-Jackson. After several years the master tapes were seemingly lost for good, but that all changed at the end of 2016. The lost tapes, or lost "Betty boards" as they are commonly known, finally made their way back home to the Grateful Dead vault, making it possible to officially bring the world this legendary show just in time for its 40th Anniversary. The complete live show has been Plangentized by Plangent Processes and remastered by Grammy award winning sound engineer, Jeffrey Norman.
Blood Sweat & Tears/Bloodlines ....4 SACD Set $179.99
The eight-piece band signed to Columbia Records and recorded Blood, Sweat &Tears' debut album, Child Is Father to the Man, which was released in February 1968. Cofounder Al Kooper then departed, and the group was reorganized. Singer David Clayton-Thomas was added, trombonist Dick Halligan moved to the keyboards, and trumpeters Chuck Winfield and Lew Soloff replaced Randy Brecker and Jerry Weiss, with Jerry Hyman being added on trombone. This nine-piece unit, working with producer James William Guercio, made Blood, Sweat & Tears' self-titled second album, released in January 1969. Blood, Sweat & Tears was a runaway hit, spawning three gold-selling Top 10 singles, "You've Made Me So Very Happy," "Spinning Wheel," and "And When I Die," selling three million copies and winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. This is a momentous box set presenting a historically-significant band in the deluxe fashion that it deserves. Like all of our Analogue Productions reissues, we've painstakingly sweated the details to bring you the utmost listening experience. Now you can listen to these cherished album favorites in the highest quality, as you gain insights into the band and its recordings from Clayton-Thomas' informative account of the band's history.
Jethro Tull/An Introduction to Jethro Tull ....CD $7.99
A ten track compilation featuring Living in the Past, Sweet Dream, Nothing Is Easy, Thick As a Brick (Edit No 1), Aqualung, Bungle in the Jungle, Locomotive Breath, Minstrel in the Gallery, Songs from the Wood, Heavy Horses.
Al Stewart/An Introduction to Al Stewart ....CD $7.99
An introduction to Al Stewart. A 10-track compilation of Al Stewart. Al Stewart's "Year of the Cat" catapulted this English prog-rock legend into gold and platinum territory upon its hit release in 1976. Recorded and produced at Abbey Road Studios by rock icon Alan Parsons -album art designed by Colin Edge at Hipgnosis (Pink Floyd). On the Border, Broadway Hotel, Song on the Radio, Running Man, Soho, Year of the Cat, End of the Day, Time Passages, Almost Lucy, Midnight Rocks.
The Blues Brothers/An Introduction to the Blues Brothers ....CD $7.99
An introduction to The Blues Brothers. A 10-track compilation of The Blues Brothers. Whether celebrated as a sincere tribute or derided as a tongue-in-cheek put-on,the Blues Brothers - Joliet Jakeand his silent brother Elwood - was among the most popular groups of the late '70s; what started as a skit on the hit NBC television sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live quickly snowballed to become a true phenomenon, complete with hit records, a sold-out concert tour, and even a feature film. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love, (I Got Everything I Need) Almost (Live Version), Soul Man (Live Version), She Caught The Katy, Gimme Some Lovin', Flip, Flop & Fly (Live Version), Shake a Tail Feather - By The Blues Brothers with Ray Charles, Who's Making Love, Riot in Cell Block Number Nine, Going Back to Miami.
|Uriah Heep/Look at Yourself ....double CD $16.99||Uriah Heep/Demons & Wizards ....double CD $16.99||Uriah Heep/The Magician's Birthday ....double CD $16.99|
BMG continues the reissue series of the seminal albums by hard rock legends Uriah Heep, one of the "big four" UK rock bands along with Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. The extensive re-mastered and expanded versions are curated by Uriah Heep founding member, Mick Box. Each includes a bonus disc of tracks never before available and extensive liner notes with input from Heep's Mick Box and Ken Hensley. This next round features three of their most well-known US releases: Look At Yourself, Magician's Birthday, and Demons & Wizards. Look at Yourself was Uriah Heep's third studio album and first to break the Top 100 of the US Billboard Albums Chart, peaking at #93. It features a unique foil front cover that has been faithfully recreated and updated and presents the entire package in a new light. It is fully endorsed by the band and includes a bonus disc of unreleased material. Originally released in 1972, Demons & Wizards was Uriah Heep's fourth studio album and first RIAA Certified Gold album. The album reached #23 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and includes their biggest US single, "Easy Livin'" (#39) and the classic rock radio staple "The Wizard." This reissue features extensive liner notes and a second disc of unreleased material. Originally released in 1972, The Magician's Birthday was Uriah Heep's fifth studio album and second consecutive RIAA Gold certified release. The album reached #31 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and features the US Hot 100 singles "Blind Eye" (#97) and "Sweet Lorraine" (#91). It includes extensive liner notes with revealing accounts from Heep's Mick Box and Ken Hensley and a second disc of unreleased material
Ayreon/The Source ....double CD + DVD $19.99
Ayreon/The Source [Deluxe Edition] ....4 CD + DVD Set $49.99
The new Ayreon album will be released worldwide on Mascot Label Group/Music Theories Recordings. The brand new album 'The Source' explores the origins of the mythical Ayreon saga, while once again offering a stellar cast of singers and musicians. The singers on 'The Source' are James LaBrie (Dream Theater), Tommy Karevik (Kamelot), Tommy Rogers (Between the Buried and Me), Simone Simons (Epica), Nils K Rue (Pagan's Mind), Tobias Sammet (Avantasia), Hansi Kursch (Blind Guardian), Michael Mills (Toehider), Russell Allen (Symphony X), Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus), Floor Jansen (Nightwish) and Zaher Zorgati (Myrath). Special guest instrumentalists on 'The Source' are Paul Gilbert, Guthrie Govan, Marcel Coenen and Mark Kelly. 'The Source' will be released on 2CD+DVD and a limited edition 4CD+DVD Earbook.
Ryuichi Sakamoto/Async ....CD $14.99
As one-third of Yellow Magic Orchestra and an Academy Award-winning composer for his work on the soundtrack for The Last Emperor, synth pop innovator Ryuichi Sakamoto is among the most groundbreaking artists to have emerged since the late 70s. A musician's musician, Ryuichi Sakamoto has created intriguing musical unions with artists such as David Sylvian, Iggy Pop, Tony Williams, Bootsy Collins, Jacques Morelenbaum and many others. async is Ryuichi Sakamoto's first studio album in eight years. This is his most personal release as it follows a long fight against cancer from which Ryuichi Sakamoto emerged with a renewed and passionate creative energy. "What kind of "sounds/music" do I want to listen to?" async is the answer to this question Ryuichi has asked himself for the past several years. This is the album he is the most proud of which synthesizes all of his musical and sound interests. This is a journey through analog synth, the sounds of things and of places, an imaginary soundtrack to an Andrei Tarkovsky film and many others musical surprises.
Bad Company/Burnin' Sky [Deluxe Edition] ....double CD $18.99
During the summer of 1976, the band returned to France yet again to record 12 songs for what would become Burnin' Sky. They chose Chateau d Herouville as the studio, which is where David Bowie would record Low later that same year. Burnin' Sky was released in March 1977, and broke into the Top 20 in both the U.K. and U.S. The Burnin' Sky: Deluxe Edition bonus disc features unreleased versions of nearly every song on the album, including alternative takes and mixes of Man Needs a Woman and Morning Sun, plus the full version of Too Bad. The session tapes also unearthed Unfinished Story, a song that was completed, but never released.
Michael Nesmith/Infinite Tuesday: Autobiographical Riffs the Music ....CD $14.99
Michael Nesmith tells the story of his eclectic life in his upcoming book, Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff (Deckle Edge). In it, the artist retraces his journey from his childhood in Dallas - where his single mother Bette invented Liquid Paper - to the set of "The Monkees" in Los Angeles, as well as his pioneering work in music video and virtual reality. In this audio companion collection, Nesmith focuses mainly on the numerous solo albums that he recorded during the Seventies. He started in 1970 with Magnetic South and Loose Salute, country-rock albums that featured Nesmith and The First National Band, a group he collaborated with for several years. Infinite Tuesday features a song from each album: "Silver Moon" from Loose Salute and "Joanne" from Magnetic South, Nesmith's first Top 40 hit as a solo artist.
Wizz Jones, Pete Berryman & Simeon Jones/Come What May ....CD $16.99
Over the years Wizz has worked with Ralph McTell, John Renbourn, Derroll Adams, Clive Palmer - the list goes on. Back in 1960 a be-suited reporter Alan Whicker had filmed a piece for the BBC's 'Tonight' program reporting on the 'beatnik menace' in Newquay, Cornwall. It included two musical offerings from Wizz, one of them a song in the style of Woody Guthrie called 'Hard Times in Newquay' (if you've got long hair!). The youthful Wizz explained to Alan 'All I'm interested in is playing the guitar and travelling.' Unfortunately for the local councillors who spoke about how they were trying to expel the beatniks, the latter had already had a profound effect on the local youth in the shape of Pete Berryman; Pete's first experience of live acoustic guitar was seeing the very same Wizz Jones, barefoot and busking on the beach in Newquay. Simeon Jones often travelled with father Wizz and Mrs Wizz (that's Sandy who played banjo on the 'Lazy Farmer' album) together with his brothers during the 1960s and 1970s to Cornwall in a variety of jalopy VW buses and Citroens as well as to numerous festivals in the UK and Europe. Avoiding the guitar (perhaps sensibly!) he developed into a superb sax, harmonica and flute player and has been playing since the 1980s a wide variety of music in sessions and on tours with countless blues bands. And so, the music on this album results from three musicians who have nothing to prove, getting together for a few days and playing assuredly on a few songs and tunes they all love. It's rhythmic, melodic and relaxed, sometimes foot-tapping sometimes almost delicate.... There are original songs from both Pete and Wizz along with Bert Jansch's 'Moonshine' and Fran Landesman's wonderful 'Ballad of the Sad Young Men'. And Wizz revisits the classic Alan Tunbridge song 'See How the Time Is Flying' which seems to become more poignant with every performance and the passage of time. Wizz's song 'Alone in My Car' perhaps sums up the overall mood; driving through the night, heading for Cornwall, looking forward to playing some music with Pete and other friends. 'Playing the guitar and travelling' - still doing it after all these years. Long may it continue - come what may!
Blondie/Pollinator ....CD $13.99
In 'Pollinator' exists a giant feedback loop - one in which Blondie created, then generations were inspired, then those generation created and inspired, and are now teaming up with Blondie. When the time came for Chris, Debbie and drummer Clem Burke to "get the band back together" and make an album, choice pioneers from the decades since Blondie's birth were called upon to contribute songs for the record, thereby weaving their own way into the living, breathing story of the band, a group that directly affected their own genetic makeup. The list is enviable and reflects the dynamism of Blondie's very own cross-pollinating past: Johnny Marr, Sia, Dev Hynes, Charli XCX, Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio), Nick Valensi (The Strokes) and The Gregory Brothers all lent their creations for Blondie to interpret, each building upon the aspect of their heroes that's bolstered their own sound.
The Jazz Passengers/Still Life with Trouble ....CD $14.99
The Jazz Passengers are a fantastical fusion of post-bop and musical comedy, once called a perverse mainstream hard-bop group as imagined by Frank Zappa. (Bob Blumenthal, Boston Globe, 1989). Their name, a take-off on Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, reveals the musicians wild ride along the eccentric currents in modern American music. Saxophonist Roy Nathanson and trombonist Curtis Fowlkes, who found strong affinity in their Brooklyn roots while together in the band of the Big Apple Circus and John Luries seminal band, The Lounge Lizards, founded the band in 1987. Since their early days on the downtown jazz scene, the Jazz Passengers have travelled on a journey around the world, touring with Deborah Harry for seven years, recording and performing with Elvis Costello, Mavis Staples, Jimmy Scott and so many more. They've appeared on the David Letterman Show and The House of Blues, and they are known for their creative adventures in performance - such as their live music and dialogue performance to Creature from the Black Lagoon in 3D in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, and their theatrical adaptation of 'Exiles in Eden,' Paul Reyes' nonfiction exploration of the housing crisis in Florida. The Jazz Passengers will be releasing their 13th album, 'Still Life with Trouble.'
The Creation/Action Painting ....double CD + Book $27.99
A dynamic band with an equally engaging image, they would burn brightly for less than two years, yet would leave an indelible mark upon music history. With producer du jour Shel Talmy at the helm (The Who, Kinks, Easybeats, Cat Stevens, et al) the Creation went on an incredible two year tear of singles, including "Making Time," "How Does It Feel to Feel," "Tom Tom," and "If I Stay too Long." By 1968 it was over. Eddie Phillips' trademark guitar bowing would be nicked by Jimmy Page and Boney M would cheese-up "Painter Man." Over the nearly five decades since, the Creation has seen a tremendous resurgence in interest. First it was the Jam flossing "Making Time" on the inner sleeve of All Mod Cons. A few years later Alan McGee formed the band Biff Bang Pow and his Creation record label. By the turn of the century a new generation had discovered the band via a strategic placement in Wes Anderson's Rushmore. Presented here for the first time are the complete Creation studio recordings. All 46 tracks have been remastered from the original tapes by Shel Talmy, and given fresh stereo mixes where previously unavailable. New essays by Dean Rudland and Alec Palao tell the band's story and dive into their complete studio sessions. Scores of previously unpublished photographs adorn the accompanying 80 page hard bound CD book. We've rounded the whole package out with four tracks by pre-Creation freakbeat quartet the Mark Four, making Action Painting the definitive collection of this legendary UK band. LP version features a 16 page book and 24 of the best tracks including all Mark Four songs.
Jethro Tull/The String Quartets ....CD $16.99
The String Quartets is an album of classic Jethro Tull repertoire, imaginatively arranged by John O'Hara for the Carducci String Quartet with the flute, guitar and vocals of songwriter and producer Ian Anderson. Living in the Past, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath and Bungle in the Jungle are featured, along with other classic Tull songs (under more cryptic titles to differentiate them from the original recordings and arrangements). Recorded in the crypt of Worcester Cathedral and in St Kenelm's Church, Sapperton, Gloucestershire.
Jethro Tull/Stand Up (Steven Wilson Remix) ....CD $15.99
Steven Wilson's new stereo mixes of the original album plus the original stereo and mono single mixes of "Living In The Past" and "Driving Song."
|David Bowie/Diamond Dogs (2016 Remastered Version) ....CD $14.99||David Bowie/Young Americans (2016 Remastered Version) ....CD $14.99||David Bowie/Station to Station (2016 Remastered Version) ....CD $14.99|
|David Bowie/Live Nassau Coliseum '76 ....double CD $18.99||David Bowie/David Live (Remastered Version 2005 Mix) ....double CD $18.99|
Breakouts from David Bowie's "Who Can I Be Now? 1974-1976" Box Set.
Edenbridge/The Great Momentum ....CD $15.99
The album's amazing energy is only one of a whole number of quality features that make The Great Momentum stand out. At its epicentre are nine awesome songs penned by Lanvall, each one of them consisting of anthemnic melodic metal and all of them potentially addictive. Any band wanting to leave their mark in our fast-lived world needs first and foremost two things: compositional substance and consistency. After all there are plenty of one-hit wonders in this industry, those overnight sensations with their artificial fast food-like products that frequently don't even have the shelf-life of fresh fruit and veg. Edenbridge, on the other hand, have already proved their great musical potential, eight studio albums since their debut in 2000, in addition to a number of live recordings, DVDs and compilations speaking for themselves. Having said that, it's surprising that the Austrian band surrounding vocalist Sabine Edelsbacher have once again succeeded in raising the bar for symphonic melodic metal even further with their latest album The Great Momentum. Composer and multi-instrumentalist Lanvall has produced another offering that's ambitioned in every respect and will without a doubt go down in the band's history as their toughest release to date.
Simon Kirke/All Because of You ....CD $14.99
Born and raised in London, the Beatles perked a teenage Simon's interest in rock music, and he picked up the drums - leading to a gig with a local band called the Maniacs, on which Simon supplied drums and lead vocals (something quite uncommon at the time). Simon worked out a deal with his parents after graduating high school, that if he couldn't "make it" as a drummer in a band within a two-year period, that he would begin a college career. Just a few months before the deadline, Simon landed a gig with a group called the Black Cat Bones. The drummer befriended the group's talented guitarist, Paul Kossoff, who in turn convinced Simon to leave the group with him and begin a new outfit with singer Paul Rodgers. Soon ex-John Mayall's Bluesbreakers bassist Andy Fraser signed on and Free was officially formed in 1968. Mixing blues with hard rock, the group would prove to be quite influential, especially on the strength of their classic 1970 release, Fire and Water, and its strutting, anthemic hit single, "All Right Now." When the band broke up, it didn't take Simon long to find another gig, joining Paul Rodgers in a new band, Bad Company, which was quite similar stylistically to Free. Joined by ex-King Crimson bassist Boz Burrell and ex-Mott the Hoople guitarist Mick Ralphs, Bad Company was the first group signed to Led Zeppelin's record label, Swan Song. Their debut album, 1974's Bad Company, would go on to become one of hard rock's all-time classics, as it birthed such long-standing rock radio standards as "Can't Get Enough," "Ready for Love," and the title track, written by Paul and Simon himself. The group hails as one of the all-time top rock outfits. Simon Kirke is the only member of Bad Company who's been in every lineup of the band.
Ryuichi Sakamoto/Plankton (Original Soundtrack) ....import CD $22.99
Plankton is a unique artistic collaboration between biologist Christian Sardet, visual artist Shiro Takatani and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto. In 2016 the three men debuted an art installation at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art in Kyoto, Japan showcasing Sardet's unbelievable images of microscopic plankton. These photos were paired with a video installation by Takatani and music composed by Sakamoto. Ryuichi Sakamoto's musical contribution is now available as a standalone release. Elegant and astral, the aquatic soundscape created by Sakamoto conjures images of a vast ocean and the peaceful roll of the sea.
Paul Haslinger/Resident Evil: The Final Chapter ....CD $15.99
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the sixth and final movie in the smash hit Resident Evil series. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Milan Jovovich (The Fifth Element, Zoolander), Resident Evil: The Final Chapter concludes the story of Alice as she travels to the zombie-infested hellscape of Raccoon City. There she aims to face down the Umbrella Corporation in one final confrontation and save the few remaining survivors of the apocalypse. The score to Resident Evil: The Final Chapter was composed by industry veteran Paul Haslinger. Following a successful run with the beloved electronic group Tangerine Dream, Haslinger has enjoyed a career in scoring for film and television, working on such projects as Fear The Walking Dead and the Underworld series. Both grand in scope and gritty in execution, the music of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter mixes traditional orchestral sounds with grinding guitars, moaning synths and the shadow of an industrial influence. Screen Gems is releasing Resident Evil: The Final Chapter theatrically on January 27th, 2017
The Doors/The Doors [50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] ....triple CD + LP $62.99
A 3CD/1LP set packaged in a 12 x 12 inch hardcover book, this 2017 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of The Doors' influential debut album includes a remastered version of the album's original stereo mix (available on CD for the first time in a decade and remastered for the first time in nearly 30 years). The album's original mono mix was also remastered for this set and makes its CD debut here (an LP version of the mono mix is also included). The third CD disc features a live performance from The Matrix in San Francisco recorded a few weeks after the album was released. David Fricke provides detailed liner notes for the book, which also includes a selection of rare and previously unseen photographs.
Ayreon/The Final Experiment [Special Edition]
....double CD $16.99
Ayreon/Into the Electric Castle ....double CD $16.99
Ayreon/Universal Migrator Part I & II ....double CD $16.99
Ayreon/The Human Equation ....double CD $16.99
Ayreon/01011001 ....double CD $16.99
With a new Ayreon album in the works, Mascot Label Group is set to re-release his comprehensive back catalog, which includes The Final Experiment, Into the Electrick Castle, Universal Migrator Part I & II, The Human Equation and 01011001. Ten years with hard rock band Vengeance brought Lucassen recognition in the US, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. When he started writing and recording on his own in the early '90s, it was the funding of a Japanese record label that got the ball rolling. The Final Experiment was Ayreon's first labum. Released in the Netherlands in 1995 by start up label Transmission Records, it set the tone for the project with intricate sci-fi/fantasy storytelling and timeless progressive rock. The follow-up, Actual Fantasy (1996) turned out to be a relatively modest production, but the phenomenal reception of theese first Ayreon albums exposed Lucassen to world famous singers and instrumentalists. Into the Electric Castle was released to critical acclaim in 1998 and went on to sell over 100,000 copies. The twin albums The Dream Sequencer and Flight of the Migrator - aka Universal Migrator Parts I & II (2000) - proved that Lucassen was not afraid to take Ayreon to yet another level of larger than life creativity. With The Human Equation (2004) Lucassen turned away from his earlier sci-fi themes to explore the realm of human emotions. The Human Equation was adapted for stage and performed in 2015 by a cast that included almost everybody from the original album in 2006. Lucassen returned to the sci-fi concept and linked all of the previous Ayreon albums together musically as well as lyrically on 01011001.
T. Rex/T. Rex (Remastered) ....CD $12.99
Remastered CD - The most iconic band of the U.K. glam rock scene of the '70s, T. Rex were the creation of Marc Bolan, who started out as a cheerfully addled acolyte of psychedelia and folk-rock until he turned to swaggering rock & roll with boogie rhythm and a tricked-up fashion sense. For a couple years, T. Rex were the biggest band in England and a potent cult item in the United States. If their stardom didn't last, their influence did, and T. Rex's dirty but playful attitude and Bolan's sense of style and rock star moves would show their influence in metal, punk, new wave, and alternative rock; it's all but impossible to imagine the '80s new romantic scene existing without Bolan's influence. (via AllMusic)
Eric Clapton/Live in San Diego (with Special Guest JJ Cale)
Eric Clapton/Live in San Diego (with Special Guest JJ Cale) ....Blu-Ray $20.99
On March 15, 2007, Eric Clapton's world tour stopped at San Diego's iPayOne Center (originally the San Diego Sports Arena and now the Valley View Casino Center). The band lineup for the tour continues to be a firm fan-favorite, with Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall II on guitars, Chris Stainton and Tim Carmon on keyboards, Willie Weeks on bass, Steve Jordan on drums and backing vocalists Michelle John and Sharon White During the set, EC's long-time musical inspiration, JJ Cale, sat in for five songs, including three from their Grammy-Award winning album, The Road to Escondido, released in 2006.
Eric Gales/Middle of the Road ....CD $16.99
Middle of the Road is Eric Gales fourth album on Provogue/Mascot label Group after Transformation (2011), Relentless (2010) and The Psychedelic Underground (2007) and it sees him at his most expressive yet; it is a deeply personal and reflective record that echoes where he is in his life right now and he opens himself up and allows himself the chance to really flourish. Middle of the Road is the running theme throughout the record. "It's about being fully focused and centered in the middle of the road. If you're on the wrong side and in the gravel you're not too good and if you're on the median strip that's not too good either, so being in the middle of the road is the best place to be," according to Eric.
O. S. T./Gimme Danger: Music from the Motion Picture ....CD $14.99
The documentary 'Gimme Danger' on Detroit's legendary rockers The Stooges, directed by noted filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, premiered to rave reviews at the Cannes Film Festival in May of this year. The CD soundtrack is 14 tracks - 2 from Iggy's pre-Stooges combos The Iguanas, & the Prime Movers, a selection of songs from The Stooges 2 WMG albums, including some outtake tracks, plus 3 tracks from the Iggy & The Stooges 'Raw Power' release thru Sony (again, including outtakes), plus a classic from their big brothers in the MC5.
Paul McCartney/Flowers in the Dirt ....double CD $18.99
Paul McCartney/Flowers in the Dirt [Deluxe Edition] ....triple CD + DVD Box Set $129.99
One of the most critically acclaimed albums of the eighties, nominated for both BRIT and Grammy Awards, Flowers in the Dirt saw Paul McCartney team up with Elvis Costello to cowrite a third of the album ('My Brave Face,' 'You Want Her Too,' 'Don't Be Careless Love' and 'That Day Is Done') as well as boasting production credits from producers such as Mitchell Froom, Trevor Horn, David Foster, Steve Lipson, Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney himself. The Deluxe Edition includes 18 bonus audio tracks across two discs, featuring previously unreleased demos with Elvis Costello. Original B-sides, remixes and single edits, plus three previously unreleased tracks from a cassette demo (download only). Also includes a 112 page essay book, 32 page notebook of Paul s handwritten lyrics and notes, 64 page photobook featuring the music videos for 'This One,' 32 page Linda McCartney exhibition catalogue. Plus downloadable high-resolution audio (Disc 1, 2, and 3).
Procol Harum/Novum ....CD $13.99
First new Procol Harum studio album for 14 years. Album release is preceded by the release of the single "Sunday Morning" on April 7th which will be serviced to radio stations. Much anticipated collaboration with lyricist Pete Brown. Stunning cover artwork by Julia Brown which references elements of the sleeve of the band's eponymous debut album in 1967.
Chick Corea/The Musician ....triple CD $25.99
Chick Corea/The Musician [Deluxe Edition] ....triple CD + Blu-Ray $44.99
A true boxset, this beautiful package includes a full length documentary film produced as a retrospective of Chick's amazing career, his life, and his musical collaborators. The three discs of audio cover all of Chick iconic bands, compositions and artistic partnerships all lovingly rerecorded live over the course of one month at the Blue Note in NYC.
John Martyn/Head and Heart - The Acoustic John Martyn ....double CD $21.99
It contains key tracks from his 1967 debut album, London Conversation to 1977s One World & ends with a live version of "Patterns in the Rain." Additionally, it features four previously unreleased recordings, including three demo versions of songs recorded at the sessions for 1968s, The Tumbler. The sleeve notes are by respected writer Mick Houghton, author of the Sandy Denny biography I've Always Kept a Unicorn.
Cream/Fresh Cream [Deluxe Edition] ....triple CD + Blu-Ray Audio $69.99
Fresh Cream is the debut from the world's first power trio, featuring the scorching guitar of Eric Clapton and a rhythm section comprised of Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker. It's a rock & roll album grounded heavily in blues with the fluidity of a jazz band. Classic blues covers comprise half the album, and they take tracks like Willie Dixon's "Spoonful" and Robert Johnson's Four until Late" and make them their own. 98 track Deluxe 4 disc set featuring mono and stereo mixes, Outtakes and Alternate mixes.
Jerry Garcia Band/Garcialive Volume Seven: Novenber 8th 1976
Sophie's Palo Alto ....double CD $16.99
Jerry Garcia Band/GarciaLive Volume Eight: November 23rd 1991 Bradley Center ....double CD $17.99
Volume 7 is a previously uncirculated rare recording of a '76 Jerry Garcia Band performance originally captured by Betty Cantor-Jackson has been meticulously mastered for release. While certain minor sonic imperfections impervious to the latest in digital wizardry remain, rest assured this vibrant performance transcends inherent limitation in fidelity. Listen comfortably with our promise that every effort was made to produce this performance for release in a manner which honors the spirit of its creation. 2016 two CD live archive release. A new discovery in the vaults, this previously uncirculated gem features the classic mid-70's Jerry Garcia Band treats such as 'Ride Mighty High' and 'Mission in the Rain.' The set showcases the quintessential Jerry Garcia Band, Donna and Keith Godchaux, John Kahn, and Ron Tutt. Volume 8 is a two CD live archive release from the late Grateful Dead leader. GarciaLive Volume Eight presents the Jerry Garcia Band's November 23rd, 1991 performance at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI. The fall '91 tour as a whole is widely regarded as one of Garcia's finest and this particular Saturday evening serves as a further testament to the legend. Fans in attendance at the Bradley Center braved an intense snowstorm and the audience's palpable energy and enthusiasm was a likely catalyst for this spirited performance. Keyboardist Melvin Seals summarized the group nicely stating 'That was the magic band. It's not that the other scenarios didn't work out but once we got to that level of the band with (drummer) Dave Kemper, John Kahn, Jerry, myself and the singers, Jackie (LaBranch) and Gloria (Jones) we all knew we had something special. That was the band.'
The Zombies/Odessey and Oracle: 50th Anniversary Edition ....CD $15.99
This CD celebrates the 50th anniversary of Odessey and Oracle, recorded between June and August of 1967. Remastered from the best sources possible, the package includes bonus tracks, (alternate versions and outtakes from the original recording sessions), never seen photos and new notes. Odessey and Oracle ranks #100 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All-Time. The Zombies will be playing the entire album on their North American 50th anniversary tour.
David Clayton-Thomas/The Evergreens ....CD $12.99
The former lead singer for Blood, Sweat & Tears was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, the son of a Canadian soldier who served in World War II. After Al Kooper left BST following the release of Child Is Father to the Man in 1968, Clayton-Thomas was added to the BST lineup as the new lead singer and the group scored a major hit in January of the following year. The band's hit-filled sophomore album won the Grammy for Album of the Year. Since leaving BST, he has had a successful solo recording and touring career.
John Abercrombie Quartet/Up and Coming ....CD $17.99
Guitarist John Abercrombie - who has recorded as a leader for ECM since 1974 - returns with a second album by this quartet. Similar virtues of lyrical melody and harmonic/rhythmic subtlety are apparent with even more emphasis on the enduring values of song. The album showcases Abercrombie's liquid phrasing and glowing tone, with melodic flow the guiding light.
Ralph Towner/My Foolish Heart ....CD $17.99
Solo music is an important thread through Ralph Towner's rich discography and he returns to this on My Foolish Heart, a perfect showcase for his immediately identifiable touch, whether on classical guitar or 12-string. It features finely-honed new compositions, as well as a pair of tunes from the songbook of Oregon, and a single standard. He will support the release with a 10-city solo tour.
Bela Fleck/The Juno Concerto ....CD $16.99
Bela Fleck's three-movement concerto, named in honor of his son Juno, was recorded in April with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. The album is rounded out with two pieces that feature Bela with the edgy Brooklyn Rider string quartet, "four classical musicians performing with the energy of young rock stars jamming on their guitars, a Beethoven-goes-indie foray into making classical music accessible but also celebrating why it was good in the first place." - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Vikingur Olafsson/Philip Glass: Piano Works ....CD $16.99
Icelandic pianist Víkingur Olafsson pays tribute to the master of minimal music, Philip Glass, who turns 80 on January 31, 2017. Olafsson was one of a handful of young pianists selected by Glass to perform all of his Etudes together in London, and the reviews were ecstatic. The Financial Times claimed, "Best of all was Olafsson in the super sensitive stillness of Etude 5." In addition to the Etudes for solo piano, the album includes reworks of the originals for piano and string quartet.
Neal Schon & Jan Hammer/Untold Passion + Bonus Track ....CD $12.99
Untold Passion is the debut album by the duo of guitarist Neal Schon and keyboardist Jan Hammer. Schon is the guitarist for Journey and Santana and Hammer is best known for his soundtrack work on the Miami Vice TV series. Jan was also one of the leading figures in fusion jazz, being one of the original members of the Mahavishnu Orchestra. Neal plays guitar, synth guitar and does the vocals on this album. Jan plays the drums, keyboards and synthesizer. Untold Passion debuted on the Billboard Music Charts on 10/17/81 for 8 weeks and peaked at 115. This CD features the bonus track "Planet Empathy."
Neal Schon & Jan Hammer/Here to Stay + Bonus Track ....CD $12.99
Here to Stay is the second album by the duo of keyboardist Jan Hammer guitarist Neal Schon. This album also features contributions from Schon's band mates in Journey including songwriting and background vocals from Steve Perry. The album cover is a play on the well known Arm & Hammer brand baking soda. Here to Stay debuted on the Billboard Music Charts on 2/5/83 for 12 weeks and peaked at 122. This album is a must have! It includes the bonus track "Weekend Heaven."
Incredible String Band/Relics ....double CD $17.99
The Incredible String Band was a folk band with a core duo from Edinburgh/Glasgow, Scotland who formed in 1966. They built a large following within the British counterculture before splitting up in 1974. Members Mike Heron and Robin Williamson were musical pioneers in psychedelic folk. They integrated a wide variety of traditional music forms and instruments, in the development of world music. The group reformed in 1999 and continued to perform until 2006. Relics is a two disc compilation of their best Elektra recordings and was originally released in 1971. It is making it's worldwide CD debut.
Seals & Crofts/The Singles A's & B's - 1970-1976 ....double CD $17.99
Seals & Crofts were an American soft rock duo made up of Jim Seals & Dash Crofts who formed in 1969. The duo disbanded in 1980. They reunited in 1991-1992 and again in 2004. They had two top ten hits in the early 1970s, "Summer Breeze" & "Diamond Girl, both of which are featured on this 2 CD collection of all their single A & B sides from 1970 thru 1976.
|Flip Wilson/Cowboys & Colored People ....CD $12.99||Flip Wilson/You Devil You ....CD $12.99|
Flip Wilson was an African American comedian and actor. In the early 1970s he hosted his own weekly variety series, The Flip Wilson Show. The show earned him a Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards. In January 1972, Time magazine featured him on their cover and named him "TV's first black superstar." His career took off during the 1960s when he became a regular at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, and was a favorite guest on the Tonight Show. He was also on Laugh-In and The Ed Sullivan Show. The routine "Christopher Columbus" brought Wilson to the Hollywood industries attention and led to the development of his own television show. In this bit he retells the story of Christopher Columbus from an urbanized viewpoint in which Columbus convinces the Spanish monarchs to fund his voyage by noting that discovering America means that he can also discover Ray Charles. Cowboys & Colored People, reaching # 34 on the Billboard charts in 1967, is making it's worldwide CD debut. You Devil You, originally hitting the Billboard charts in 1968, is making it's worldwide CD debut. Tickle your funny bone and add Flip Wilson to your comedy CD collection!
Albert Brooks/A Star Is Bought ....CD $12.99
Albert Brooks (born Albert Lawrence Einstein) is an American actor, filmmaker and comedian. A Star Is Bought, originally released on vinyl in 1975, is making its worldwide CD debut. The concept of this album was that Albert has decided to become a massive crossover music star and designed an album to appeal to many different clienteles as possible. He appeals to many famous friends, asking such musicians as Alice Cooper & Linda Rondstadt for advice. Albert King, Andrew Gold and David Geffen make appearances too. This CD will help remind you of how clever his comedy is. A true classic!
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Today we're going to bring together the sales for Gary's Stash and the Pittsburgh, Anonymous and BB Collections. All prices have been dropped a couple more dollars (unless, of course, it's already down to $1 and there's LOTS of those), so get'em now before someone else does! Everything below can be found at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm . As is usual with collection sales there likely is only one copy of each title below. So if you see something you want, let me know right away. If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.
These are from my own collection that I'm letting go at a nice price. As I go through my collection, I'm finding a LOT of unnecessary duplication as well as some titles that just aren't my cup of tea. The list below is just the start. I'll add to the list as time goes on. The prices below are good only on existing supplies and in most cases, that means just ONE COPY! Sorry. Also some of these are promos and so may be in alternate packaging, have holes punched in bar codes or creases in tray cards, etc.
Whitehead, Paul - 2006 Calendar ....Artwork $1.00
Whitehead, Paul - 2007 Calendar ....Artwork $1.00
Whitehead, Paul - 2009 Calendar ....Artwork $1.00
Barrett, Nick & Clive Nolan - Rush of Adrenaline [NTSC Region 0] ....DVD $8.00
Beatles - Parting Ways ....DVD $6.00
Blade Runner - The Director's Cut ....DVD $8.00
Drawn & Quartered - Assault of Evil [no artwork] .DVD $1.00
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Welcome Back ....DVD $6.00
Gabriel, Peter - Secret World Live ....DVD $6.00
Gerrard, Lisa - Sanctuary ....DVD $6.00
Glass Hammer - Lex Live ....DVD $6.00
Hart, Mickey - Indoscrub ....DVD Single $2.00
Norman, Chris - Live at the Private Music Club [2 DVD] ....double DVD $6.00
Pink Floyd - Classic Albums - The Making of The Dark Side of the Moon ....DVD $6.00
Pink Floyd - Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett Story ....DVD $6.00
Residents - Icky Flix ....DVD $6.00
Saunders, Merl with Jerry Garcia - Blues from the Rainforest - A Musical Suite ....DVD $6.00
Smith, Judge - Live in Italy [PAL Region 0] ....DVD $8.00
Various Artists - One Love - The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute ....DVD $6.00
Various Artists - Plexifilm DVD Sampler (still sealed) ....DVD $6.00
Wetton & Downes - Icon - Acoustic TV Broadcast ....DVD $11.00
10CC - King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents 10CC In Concert ....CD $4.00
3 Mustaphas 3 - Friends, Fiends & Fronds ....CD $4.00
3 Mustaphas 3 - Play Musty For Me ....CD $4.00
500 Megs Fine - Colorful ....CD $5.00
Acumen - Diversity ....CD $5.00
Ajalon - This Good Place ....CD $4.00
Allen, Daevid & Mother Gong - Owl & the Tree ....CD $5.00
Amazing Blondel - Live Abroad ....CD $5.00
Amazing Blondel - Restoration ....CD $4.00
Anderson, Jon - Survival & Other Stories ....CD $5.00
Anderson, Muriel & Jean Felix Lalanne - Le Duet ....CD $4.00
Angeli, Paolo - Bucato ....CD $5.00
APCG - Essential Headware ....CD $5.00
Apple, Simon - River to the Sea ....CD $4.00
Area 51 - In the Desert ....CD $5.00
Askew, Joy - Gorgeous Creature [still sealed] .CD $6.00
Ayers, Marvin - Cycle ....CD $5.00
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso - Nudo Live in Tokio '97 ....CD $5.00
Banda Sinfonica Jovem do Estado de Sao Paulo - Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table ....CD $5.00
Badfinger - Day After Day - Live ....CD $4.00
Bailey, Derek - To Play: The Blemish Sessions ....CD $4.00
Bar 7 - World Is a Freak ....CD $5.00
Barbieri, Richard - Things Buried ....CD $4.00
Barra - Eternal Magus ....CD $5.00
Bartz - Pictures of Earth & Space ....CD $5.00
Bass Communion - Ghosts on Magnetic Tape [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Bast - Bast ....CD $5.00
Belew, Adrian - Salad Days ....CD $4.00
Bertrand, Stephane - Clandestin ....CD $5.00
Bigazzi, Chianura & Henson - Wolf and the Moon - Drop 6 ....CD $5.00
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - Iridium Controversy ....CD $5.00
Blint - Journey to the West [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Bonell, Carlos - Magical Mystery Guitar Tour ....CD $4.00
Bouchard, Jim - 'Toots' Rambles ....CD $5.00
Bradoka, Scott - Without Words ....CD $5.00
Budd, Harold - By the Dawn's Early Light ....CD $5.00
Budd, Harold, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz - Music for 3 Pianos ....CD $5.00
California Guitar Trio - Rocks the West ....CD $5.00
Caravan - Songs for Oblivion Fisherman ....CD $4.00
Care, Simon - An Anthology ....CD $4.00
Carnevale, Tony with Francesco di Giacomo - La Vita Che Grida ....CD $5.00
Cazenave, Guillame - Liah's Saga No. 2/4 ....CD $5.00
Centazzo, Andrea - Piano Music ....CD $5.00
Chandra, Sheila - Moonsung ....CD $4.00
Clapton, Eric - 461 Ocean Boulevard [JPN 12" Paper Sleeve Edition] .CD $19.99
Clark Thorne Fell - Isthmus ....CD $5.00
Clements, Rod - One Track Mind ....CD $5.00
Cleveland, Barry - Hologramatron ....CD $4.00
Cloud Chamber - Dark Matter ....CD $5.00
Coati, Nijen Antonio - Shell Vibes ....CD $5.00
Cockburn, Bruce - Breakfast in New Orleans Dinner in Timbuktu ....CD $5.00
Colorsound - You're Only As Good As Your Sound ....CD $5.00
Copernicus - Nothing Exists ....CD $4.00
Copernicus - Victim of the Sky ....CD $4.00
Cousins, Dave - Boy in the Sailor Suit, The ....CD $4.00
Crovella, Beppe - What's Rattlin' on the Moon? The Music of Mike Ratledge ....CD $4.00
Currie, Billy with guest Steve Howe - Transportation ....CD $4.00
Derek & The Dominoes - Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs [JPN 12" Paper Sleeve Edition] .CD $15.00
Deridian - New Era Pt. III - The Apocalypse ....CD $5.00
Des Pres, Tristan - World Affair ....CD $5.00
Deutsch, Alex - Pink Inc. ....CD $5.00
Diamond Dreams - Time for Change ....CD $5.00
Dongo Ensemble - Songs Based on the Poetry of Robert Burns ....CD $5.00
Drumplay - Pyramid People ....CD $4.00
Duke, Becky - Like It Like This? ....CD $5.00
Durant, Jon - Three If by Air [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Eccentric Orbit - Attack of the Martians ....CD $5.00
Edwards, Terry - Birth of the Scapegoats ....CD $5.00
Electric Diamond - Electric Diamond ....CD $4.00
Enid - Tears of the Sun ....CD $5.00
Enid - Touch Me ....CD $4.00
Eno, Brian - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks [Original Masters Edition] ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian - More Music for Films [Original Masters Edition] ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian - Neroli ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian - Original Masters: Ambient Works Selection ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian - Original Masters: Soundtrack Works Selection ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian - Thursday Afternoon [Opal EG Edition] ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian - Thursday Afternoon [Original Masters Edition] ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian & Harold Budd - Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror [Original Masters Edition] ....CD $5.00
Eno, Brian & J. Peter Schwalm - Drawn from Life ....CD $5.00
Eno, Roger - Flatlands ....CD $5.00
Eno, Roger & Lol Hammond - Damage ....CD $5.00
Ergo - Multitude Solitude ....CD $4.00
Factory of Dreams - Strange Utopia ....CD $4.00
Fisher, Morgan & Various Artists - Miniatures ....CD $5.00
Fletcher, Jo - Jo Fletcher ....CD $5.00
Flo & Eddie - Phlorescent Leech & Eddie + Flo & Eddie ....double CD $8.00
Flutter Effect - Marking Time [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Foxx, John & Louis Gordon - Pleasures of Electricity ....CD $5.00
Fripp, Robert - Pie Jesu .CD single $5.00
Frith, Fred & John Zorn - Art of Memory II ....CD $4.00
Gak Omek - Alien Eye .CD-R $3.00
Garner, Larry - Once Upon the Blues ....CD $5.00
Gauthier, Jeff Goatette - House of Return ....CD $4.00
Gentle Giant - Gentle Giant [JPN Paper Sleeve Edition] .CD $16.00
Gilewitz, Richard - Voluntary Solitary ....CD $4.00
Gillan, Ian - Interview .CD-R $3.00
Giltrap, Gordon - Total Giltrap [Sheet Music Book + CD] .CD + Music Book $11.00
Gingrich, Brian - White Rim of Heaven ....CD $5.00
Glass Hammer - If ....CD $4.00
Gong Matrices/Gilli Smyth - Parade ....CD $4.00
Gongmaison - Gongmaison ....CD $4.00
Goodrem, Delta - Delta (Japanese Edition) ....CD $4.00
Graham, Tracy - Up Front ....CD $5.00
Gratto - Anakin Tumnus ....CD $5.00
Greenberg, David & Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - 1001 Real Apes ....CD $5.00
Grimes, Carol & Giles Perring - Something Secret [EP preview of album] ....CD-R $2.00
Gurtu, Shoba - Shoba Gurtu ....CD $5.00
Hackett, Steve - Guitar Noir ....CD $5.00
Hackett, Steve - To Watch the Storms ....CD $4.00
Hamill, Clair - Voices ....CD $5.00
Hammill, Peter - PNO GTR Vox [Live Performances] ....double CD $8.00
Hammill, Peter & The K Group - Margin + [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Hanuman - Hanuman ....CD $5.00
Harmonia Ensemble - Dieci Danze Eretiche Erotiche [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Hart, Mickey - Best of Mickey Hart - Over the Edge and Back ....CD $5.00
Hart, Mickey - Mickey Hart's Mystery Box ....CD $5.00
Haslam, Annie - Annie Haslam ....CD $5.00
Haslam, Annie - Blessing in Disguise ....CD $5.00
Haslam, Annie - Blessing in Disguise ....CD $5.00
Haslam, Annie - Dawn of Ananda ....CD $5.00
Haslam, Annie - Live Under Brazilian Skies ....CD $4.00
Haslam, Annie - One Enchanted Evening ....CD $5.00
Hayward, Justin & Friends - Classic Moody Blues Hits [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Henry Cow - Western Culture ....CD $5.00
Hersch, Fred Ensemble - Leaves of Grass ....CD $4.00
Hetret - Freefolk 2 ....CD $5.00
Hille, Veda - This Riot Life ....CD $4.00
Hills, N. R. - Schadenfreude ....CD $5.00
Hoppe, Michael - Quiet Storms ....CD $5.00
Hopper, Brian - ...If Ever I Am ....CD $4.00
Hopper, Hugh - 1984 ....CD $5.00
Hughes, Gary - Veritas (Japanese edition sealed) ....CD $8.00
Hurt, Pete Quartet - Umbrellas ....CD $5.00
Hutchings, Ashley - Guv'nor's Big Birthday Bash ....CD $5.00
Huxley, Craig - Quantum Mechanics ....CD $4.00
In Nomine - Mutatis Mutandis ....CD $5.00
Invisible Sun - Expressions of the Spirit [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Iron Kim Style - Iron Kim Style ....CD $4.00
Jacks, Scott - Scott Jacks ....CD $4.00
Jade Warrior - Eclipse ....CD $5.00
Jansen Barbieri Karn - Seed [no booklet] ....CD $4.00
Jansen, Steve - Slope ....CD $4.00
Jenkins, Mark - Ghosts of Mars - Something Dancing in the Darkness [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Johnstone's, Brian Aurora Project - Balance of Risk ....CD $4.00
Jolliffe, Steve - Omni ....CD $5.00
Jones, Ed - Out Here ....CD $5.00
Joseph, Jason - Steps of the Pilgrim ....CD $5.00
JPP - Artology ....CD $5.00
July - Second of July ....CD $5.00
Karn, Mick - Each Eye a Path ....CD $4.00
Keneally, Mike - Wine & Pickles ....CD $4.00
Keneally, Mike Band - Bakin' @ The Potato! [CD + DVD] .CD + DVD $10.00
King Crimson - Starless and Bible Black [bizarre misprint - CD label side has 'Court' info] ....CD $4.00
King Crimson - Vrooom Vrooom [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Krakatoa - We Are the Rowboats ....CD $5.00
Kurgan's Bane - Future Lies Broken [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Labyrinth - Return to Heaven Denied ....CD $5.00
Lake, Greg - Manoeuvres ....CD $4.00
Land of Chocolate - Unikorn on the Cob [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Landgen, Nils Funk Unit - 5000 Miles ....CD $5.00
Lazarus Heart - Open the Sky ....CD $5.00
Ledesma Q., Jose Luis Fernandez & Margarita Botello - Sol Central ....CD $4.00
Leimer, K. - Listening Room ....CD $4.00
Leimer, K. & T. Boley - Brittle Soft ....CD $4.00
Libido - Libido ....CD $5.00
Liquid Mind - Ambience Minimus ....CD $5.00
Little River Band - Where We Started From ....CD $5.00
Lockett's, Pete Network of Sparks featuring Bill Bruford - One ....CD $4.00
Loo, Alan - Memories [no tray card] .CD $3.00
Lunar Chateau - Lunar Chateau ....CD $5.00
Lux Nova - LVX Nova [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
M. - L'Amour est Mort [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
M. - Lucy Y Fer [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Magma - Attahk ....CD $5.00
Mahl Dynasty - Borderline... ....CD $5.00
Mainhorse with Patrick Moraz - Mainhorse ....CD $4.00
Mask (w/Sonja Kristina) - Healing Senses ....CD $5.00
Mawwal - Black Flies [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
McGill, Scott - Awarness ....CD-R $2.00
Millenium - Pieces [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Misztral - Balassi ....CD $5.00
Moraz, Patrick - I [JPN] .CD $11.00
Moraz, Patrick - Out in the Sun [JPN] .CD $11.00
Mother Gong - Mother Gong [Radio Sessions] .CD-EP $3.00
Mountain - Greatest Hits Live - King Biscuit Flower Hour ....CD $5.00
Murphy, Patrick - Confluence ....CD $5.00
Murphy, Patrick - Madding Road [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Mustapha, Sabah Habas (Colin Bass) - So La Li ....CD $5.00
National Steam - National Steam ....CD $4.00
Necks - Aether ....CD $5.00
Necks - Mosquito/See Through [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Nelson, Bill - Crimsworth ....CD $5.00
Newman, Tom - Ozymandias ....CD $5.00
Niacin - Time Crunch ....CD $5.00
Nilsson, Harry - Son of Schmilsson ....CD $4.00
NLC - Link Cutters ....CD $4.00
Nucleus - Live in Bremen ....double CD $8.00
Obmana, Vidna - Subterranean Collective [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Oho - Ecce Oho [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Oldfield, Mike - Incantations ....CD $5.00
Olyam - Cristal Reveur ....CD $5.00
Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Otolithen - S. O. D. ....CD $5.00
Pahl, Frank & Klimperei - Music for Desserts ....CD $4.00
Palmer, Carl - Working Live - Volume 1 ....CD $5.00
Palocsay, Lester - Baby Data Drop .CD-R $3.00
Panebianco, Paul - Sense of Self ....CD $4.00
Paranoise II - ISHQ [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Partidge, Andy & Harold Budd - Through the Hill ....CD $5.00
Passengers [with Brian Eno] - Original Soundtracks 1 ....CD $5.00
Paye - Homo Musician ....CD $5.00
Pelletier, Joel - Chamber Pop [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Pendragon - Believe ....CD $5.00
Perfume de Mujer - Pollos d'Granja ....CD $4.00
Phillips, Anthony - Archive Collection Volume II [2 CD set] ....double CD $8.00
Phillips, Anthony - Archive Collection Volume One [2 CD set] ....double CD $8.00
Pickford's, Andy Psyborg Project - Replicant ....CD $4.00
Pierre's Plastic Dream - Pierre's Plastic Dream ....CD $5.00
Pinder Brothers - Ordinary Man ....CD $4.00
Pinder, Mike - Among the Stars ....CD $4.00
Planeta Imaginario - Biomasa ....CD $5.00
Plant, Robert/Alison Krauss - Raising Sand ....CD $5.00
Pocketful - Sparkling ....CD $5.00
Pop, Iggy - Live in NYC - King Biscuit ....CD $5.00
Popol Vuh - Coeur de Verre ....CD $4.00
Popol Vuh - Das Hohelied Salamos ....CD $4.00
Popol Vuh - Die Nacht der Seele ....CD $4.00
Popol Vuh - Fitzcarraldo ....CD $4.00
Popol Vuh - Letzte Tage - Tetzte Nachte ....CD $4.00
Present - Great Inhumane Adventure, A ....CD $5.00
Preston, Raphael - Mechanics of Descent ....CD $5.00
Pritchard, David - Air Patterns ....CD $5.00
Progressive Music - Discography & Price Guide .CD-Rom $3.00
Psychodots - Awkwardsvill [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Psychodots - On the Grid [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Pyle, Pip - 7 Year Itch ....CD $5.00
Pyle's, Pip Equipe Out - Up! ....CD $4.00
Quarkspace - Drop CD-R [no artwork] .CD-R $5.00
Queen - News of the World [JPN Mini-LP Sleeve Edition] .CD $16.00
Quest - Opposite Sides of the Picket Fence [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Quiet Room - Introspect ....CD $5.00
Rain Tree Crow - Rain Tree Crow [digipack edition] ....CD $5.00
Rainbow - Live in Europe [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Raison de Plus - Ici est Ailleurs ....CD $5.00
Rattlemouth - Fist Full of Iffy ....CD $5.00
Rhodes, Happy - Equipoise ....CD $4.00
Rhodes, Happy - Warpaint ....CD $5.00
Ritual - Presencia [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Roach, Steve - Early Man [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Roach, Steve - Fever Dreams ....CD $5.00
Roach, Steve - Midnight Blue ....CD $5.00
Roach, Steve - Space and Time: An Introduction to the Soundworlds of Steve Roach ....CD $5.00
Roach, Steve - Streams & Currents ....CD $5.00
Roach, Steve & VidnaObmana - Inner Zone ....CD $5.00
Roedelius - Aquarello ....CD $5.00
Rose, Paul - Magic City ....CD $5.00
Roswell Six - Terra Incognita: Beyond the Horizon [no tray card] .CD $3.00
S & L - Eternal ....CD $5.00
Santana - Abraxas [JPN Mini-LP Sleeve Edition] .CD $16.00
Scarecrew - Magical Wind [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Schulze, Klaus - Moonlake ....CD $4.00
Scott, Darrell, Danny Thompson & Kenny Malone - Live in NC ....CD $4.00
Second Sufis - Pearl ....CD $5.00
Sherik's Syncopated Faint Septet - Husky ....CD $4.00
Shipp, Matthew - One ....CD $4.00
Shooglenifty - Radical Mestizo ....CD $4.00
Shukar Collective - Urban Gypsy ....CD $4.00
Sickafoose, Todd - Tiny Resistors ....CD $4.00
Siegel-Schwall Band, The - Flash Forward ....CD $4.00
Skooshny - Even My Eyes ....CD $5.00
Skooshny - Skooshny ....CD $5.00
Slapp Happy - Acnalbasac Noom ....CD $4.00
Smith, Judge - Curly's Airship [2CD] .double CD $11.00
Smith, Judge & L-RAD - Long-Range Audio Device ....CD-R $2.00
Smith, Steve, Dave Liebman, Ayden Esen, Anthony Jackson - Flashpoint ....CD $4.00
Smith, Wadada Leo Golden Quartet - Tabligh ....CD $4.00
Smyth, Gilli & Daevid Allen - Short Tales & Tall ....CD $4.00
Smyth, Gilli, Daevid Allen, Orlando Allen - I Am Your Egg ....CD $4.00
So Be It - Dark Into Light ....CD $5.00
Soft Machine - Backwards ....CD $5.00
Soft Machine Legacy - Burden of Proof ....CD $5.00
Soft Works - Abracadabra ....CD $4.00
Solas - For Love and Laughter ....CD $4.00
Solberg, James - Hand You're Dealt ....CD $5.00
Soto, Carlos - Tribal Behavior ....CD $5.00
Sotos - Platypus ....CD $5.00
Soul Doctor - Blood Runs Cold (Japanese Edition still sealed) ....CD $6.00
Sounds from the Ground - Kin ....CD $4.00
Special Experiment - Fortune Memories ....CD $4.00
Stafford, Dave - 1867 [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Stafford, Dave - Circulation [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Stafford, Dave - Transitory [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Star People - ...Are Coming ....CD $5.00
Steel Pulse - Rage & Fury ....CD $4.00
Stonecoat - Cherokee Myth ....CD $4.00
Strange Attactor - Blow Hole ....CD $4.00
Strawbs (Acoustic) - Baroque & Roll ....CD $5.00
Strawbs - Live at the Calderone NY '75 ....CD $4.00
Studnicki, Jim - The Second Day .Cassette $1.00
Suns of Arqa - Cradle ....CD $5.00
Suns of Arqa - Magiczna Mitose ....CD $5.00
Sunya Beat [Grosskopf Baltes Heilhecker] - Jelenia Gora Sessions (Ricochet Gathering Poland 2004) [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Sur Sudha - Images of Nepal ....CD $4.00
Swingin' Angels - Faster than Angels Fly (still sealed) ....CD $6.00
Sylvian, David - Alchemy - An Index of Possibilities [Ltd. Ed.] [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Sylvian, David - Blemish ....CD $5.00
Sylvian, David - Died in the Wool [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Sylvian, David - Everything and Nothing ....triple CD $14.00
Sylvian, David - Good Son vs. The Only Daughter, The ~ The Blemish Remixes ....CD $4.00
Syn, The - Original Syn [Ltd. Ed. 2 CD Set] ....double CD $8.00
Syrinx - Reification ....CD $4.00
Takara - Invitation to Forever ....CD $4.00
Taylor, Chip & Carrie Rodriguez - Trouble with Humans ....CD $4.00
Taylor, Robin - Heart Disc ....CD $5.00
Taylor, Robin - Samplicity ....CD $5.00
Taylor's Free Universe - File Under Extreme ....CD $5.00
Taylor's Universe with Denner - Soundwall (tray card missing) ....CD $1.00
Taylor's Universe with Karsten Vogel - Experimental Health ....CD $5.00
Teknikolor - LNA's Dream ....CD $5.00
Tellus - Stand By ....CD $5.00
Tempest - Another Dawn ....CD $4.00
Temposhark - Invisible Line ....CD $4.00
Thirteen of Everything - Thirteen of Everything .CD-R $3.00
This Misery Garden - Another Great Day on Earth ....CD $4.00
Thompson, Tony Trio - I Know ....CD $4.00
Tinkerbell's Fairydust - Magic Garden ....CD $5.00
TNT - Transistor ....CD $5.00
TNT - Transistor ....CD $5.00
Tom Tom Club - Good the Band and the Funky ....CD $5.00
Toque de Prima - Se Tem Que Ser Sera ....CD $4.00
Toto Bona Lokua - Toto Bona Lokua ....CD $4.00
Tower, Cara - Living on Bread & Circus ....CD $4.00
Toyah - Ophelia's Shadow ....CD $5.00
Toyah - Prostitute ....CD $5.00
Travel - ...dit le Vent ....CD $5.00
Tribal Elders - Live of the World [CD Single] .CD-single $3.00
Turilli, Luca - Infinite Wonders of Creation, The ....CD $4.00
Turilli's, Luca Dreamquest - Lost Horizons ....CD $4.00
Turre, Steve - Sanctified Shels ....CD $4.00
Tuu - All Our Ancestors ....CD $5.00
Twenty Four Hours - Oval Dreams ....CD $5.00
Twisted Helices - Traversing a Twisted Path ....CD $5.00
U I Blue - Songbird's Cry ....CD $4.00
Ukranians - Diaspora ....CD $4.00
Ulmer, James Blood - Birthright ....CD $4.00
University of Errors - Jet Propelled Photographs ....CD $5.00
Upsilon Acrux - Galapagos Momentum ....CD $5.00
Urchin - Urchin ....CD $5.00
Uriah Heep - Celebration (no artwork) ....CD $1.00
Uriah Heep - Sonic Origami [Ltd Ed with bonus track] ....CD $5.00
Vacabou - Vacabou ....CD $4.00
Van der Graaf - Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf - Vital [2CD] ....double CD $8.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Godbluff ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Grounding in Numbers ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - H to He Who Am the Only One ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Least We Could Do Is Wave to Each Other ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Still Life ....CD $5.00
Van der Graaf Generator - Trisector ....CD $4.00
Van der Graaf Generator - World Record ....CD $5.00
Van Leer, Thijs - Introspection IV [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Various Artists - 156 Strings ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - 215 Records Architects of the Nu Groove (still sealed) ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Acoustic Earth ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Alternative Meditations #2 ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Anni di Musica ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Anti-Fall Sampler (wi/Kate Bush, Tom Waits, Booker T. Jones, etc) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Arabian Travels 2 ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Back to Live MIO 2004 Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Bay Prog - Progressive Rock from the San Francisco Bay Area [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Blue Note Festival Touring Artist Sampler Canada 2002 [still sealed] ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Bottlneck Blues ~ Music from Rough Guide ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Central Park Summer Stage ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Cleveland Prog-Fusion Conglomerate (sampler) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - CM Distro Exclusives (2 CD still sealed) ....double CD $8.00
Various Artists - CM Distro Spring Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - CM Distro Summer Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Comfort Music 1 - Real Music Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Compounds & Elements: An Introduction to All Saints Records ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Crushing Days - Tribute to Joe Satriani ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Crushing Days - Tribute to Joe Satriani ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Cuneiform Progressive II [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Cuneiform Sampler Progressive Rock [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Darkness Knows No Boundaries (Southern Lord Label) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Din30:Index 03 (still sealed) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Disk Blue - ReR USA Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Disk Red - ReR USA Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Domo Records Presents Music for the Spirit ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Earth Juice ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Earthtone Collection One ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Eccentric Soul: The Deep City Label ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Eclectica ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Excerpts from Ohm: Early Gurus of Electronic Music ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Fairy World II ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Frosty ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Fusion for Miles ~ A Guitar Tribute ~ A Bitchin' Brew ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Gazuline - Gazul Label Collection ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Ghost Notes - Genterine Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Hands Across the Water ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Heard It on the Radio Volume 3 ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Hit Denmark ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Jimmy Carter-Man from Plains (Soundtrack) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Leak - CD Magazine Issue 7 Fall 95 ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Metal Elements III [still sealed] .... CD $5.00
Various Artists - Music for the Spirit - Domo Music Group ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Music from the Film ~ Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - MW pour Robert Wyatt ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Mysterious Voyages ~ A Tribute to Weather Report [2 CD] ....double CD $8.00
Various Artists - Negoni > Play One ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - No More...No Mouroir ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Nordic Progressive Sampler [no tray card] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - On to Grow One ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - One A. D. ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Periferic 2003 - Folk World Ethno from Hungary ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Prog Rock Records Analecta Volume 1 ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Progday 2002 ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Progday Encore? [discs 5 & 6] ....double CD $8.00
Various Artists - Real World Gold ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Real World Sampler ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Record Heaven Label Sampler ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Refuge [including original track by Synergy] ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Roots of Chicha ~ Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Royal Dan, The: A Tribute ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Ryko Distribution CD Sampler 1 (still sealed) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Ryko Distribution CD Sampler 2 (still sealed) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Ryko Distribution CD Sampler 3 (still sealed) ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Ryko Sampler 2008 Vol. 1 ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Sensory Sampler #1 [no graphics] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Shroom Productions Progressive Music Sampler [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Slumberland ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Songs for Jethro ....CD $5.00
Various Artists - Think Tank Media Sampler Volume 2 [no graphics] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Three A. D. ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Tribute to Public Image Ltd. ....CD-R $1.00
Various Artists - Two A. D. ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Visions of an Inner Mounting Apocalypse ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Voiceprint Web Radio [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - What's New in Baltimore - A Compilation of Baltimore's Best Progressive Rock [no tray card] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - When Pigs Fly - Songs You Never Thought You'd Here ....CD $4.00
Various Artists - Zero One ....CD $4.00
Various Artists (The Water Rats) - Gathering ....CD $5.00
Verdeaux, Cyrille & Pascal Menetrey - Ethnicolors ....CD $5.00
Vincent, David - No Entiendo ....CD $5.00
Visual Cliff - Lyrics for the living ....CD $4.00
Von Zamla - 1983 ....CD $5.00
Vow - Another World ....CD $5.00
Vox Mundi - Christmas Spirit ....CD $4.00
Vulcan's Child - Environment ....CD $5.00
Vulcan's Child - Healing ....CD $5.00
Wagner, Dick - Dick Wagner ....CD $4.00
Wagnon, Marc - Earth Is a Cruel Master ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - 1984 ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - Cirque Surreal ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - Cost of Living ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - Gole! ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - Journey to the Center of the Earth - Rick Wakeman Live [still sealed] ....CD $6.00
Wakeman, Rick - King Biscuit Flower Hour ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - Out of the Blue ....CD $4.00
Wakeman, Rick - Tribute ....CD $4.00
Wallce, Ian - Happiness with Minimal Side Effects ....CD $4.00
Waterloo - First Battle (missing tray card) ....CD $1.00
Watkins, Kit - Different View [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Watkins, Kit - Kinetic Vapors [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Watkins, Kit - Thought Tones Vol. 1 [still sealed] .... CD $7.00
Webb, Jimmy - Twilight of the Renegades ....CD $4.00
Wells, E.J. - Rhyolite ....CD $4.00
Westbrook, Kate - Good-bye Peter Lorre ....CD $4.00
Westbrook, Kate - The Nijinski Chamber ....CD $4.00
Westbrook Music Theatre - Dance Band "Pierides" ....CD $5.00
Westbrook Trio - L'ascenseur/The Lift ....CD $5.00
Westbrook, Kate - Cuff Clout ....CD $5.00
Wheeler, Kenny - It Takes Two! ....CD $4.00
Whitehead, Annie - Home ....CD $5.00
Willis, Gary - No Sweat ....CD $4.00
Wilson, Steven - Grace for Drowning (still sealed) ....CD $6.00
Windle, Tony - Unframed Picture ....CD $4.00
Wise in Time - Ballad of Den the Men, The ....CD $4.00
Wolf, Robert A. - Sanctuary ....CD $5.00
Wolfpack Unleashed - Anthems of Resistance ....CD $4.00
Wopat, Tom - Dissertation on the State of Bliss ....CD $4.00
Wrong Object, The - Platform One ....CD $4.00
Wyatt, Robert - Cuckooland ....CD $5.00
Wyatt, Robert - Dondestan (Revisited) ....CD $4.00
Wyatt, Robert - His Greatest Misses ....CD $4.00
Wyatt, Robert - Short Break ....CD $5.00
Wyatt, Robert - Theatre Royal Drury Lane ....CD $4.00
Wyman, Bill & the Rhythm Kings - Struttin' Our Stuff ....CD $4.00
Wyman, Bill & The Rhythm Kings - Struttin Our Stuff [no booklet] .CD $1.00
Zappa, Frank - Lumpy Gravy [JPN Paper Sleeve Edition] [still sealed] .... CD $16.00
Zappa, Frank - Weasels Ripped My Flesh [JPN Paper Sleeve Edition] [still sealed] .... CD $16.00
Zorn, John - Sonora [CD + Book] .CD + Book $11.00
This collection runs the gamut from progressive to blues, jazz, pop, soul, etc. As is usual with collections sales there is only one copy of each title below. So if you see something you want, let me know right away.
Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else ....CD $1.00
Ange - Au-Dela Du Delire ....CD $1.00
Argent - All Together Now ....CD $1.00
Argent - Greatest - The Singles Collection ....CD $1.00
Louis Armstrong - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Asia - Gold [2CDs] ....double CD $5.00
Audiosynchrocy - Audiosynchrocy ....CD $1.00
Beardfish - Destined Solitaire ....CD $1.00
Beardfish - Sleeping in Traffic: Part One ....CD $1.00
Beatallica - Masterful Mystery Tour ....CD $1.00
Joshua Bell & Edgar Meyer - Short Trip Home ....CD $1.00
Black Sabbath - We Sold Our Soul for Rock'n'Roll ....CD $1.00
Art Blakey - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Blazers - Seventeen Jewels ....CD $1.00
Blood Sweat & Tears - Child Is Father to the Man ....CD $1.00
Lester Bowie - American Gumbo: Fast Last! + Rope-a-Dope [2CDs] ....double CD $5.00
Clifford Brown - Definitive Clifford Brown ....CD $1.00
Ray Brown - Some Of My Best Friends Are ... Guitarists ....CD $1.00
Ray Brown - Some Of My Best Friends Are ... Singers ....CD $1.00
Dave Brubeck - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Dave Brubeck - Original Album Classics [5CDs] ....5 CD Set $10.00
Dave Brubeck - Time Further Out ....CD $1.00
Dave Brubeck - Vocal Encounters ....CD $1.00
Eric Burdon & The Animals - Best Of 1966-1968 [still sealed] ....CD $1.00
Kate Bush - Whole Story ....CD $1.00
Butterfield Blues Band - East West ....CD $1.00
David Byrne - Uh-Oh ....CD $1.00
Tommy Cecil - Samba for Felix ....CD $1.00
Ray Charles - Original Album Series [5CDs] ....5 CD Set $10.00
Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin' ....CD $1.00
George Clinton - Greatest Hits ....CD $1.00
Bootsy Collins - Back in the Day: The Best of Bootsy ....CD $1.00
John Coltrane - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies Deluxe Edition [2CDs] ....double CD $1.00
Marshall Crenshaw - # 447 ....CD $1.00
Vedres Csaba - Fohasz - Breathed Prayer ....CD $1.00
Miles Davis - Essential Miles Davis [2CDs] ....double CD $4.00
Miles Davis - In a Silent Way ....CD $1.00
Miles Davis - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Deep Purple - Burn (30th Anniversary Edition) ....CD $1.00
Deep Purple - Fireball (Deluxe Edition) ....CD $1.00
Deep Purple - Made in Japan (Remastered Edition) [2CDs] ....double CD $4.00
Joey DeFrancesco - Joey DeFrancesco's Goodfellas ....CD $1.00
Devo - Live [DVD] ....DVD $4.00
Al di Meola - This Is Jazz ....CD $1.00
Discipline - Unfolded Like Staircase ....CD $1.00
Don Caballero - What Burns Never Returns ....CD $1.00
Donovan - Donovan's Greatest Hits ....CD $1.00
Dave Douglas - Thousand Evenings ....CD $1.00
Paquito D'Rivera - Return to Ipanema ....CD $1.00
Dave Edmunds - Best Of ....CD $1.00
Either/Orchestra - Dial "E" ....CD $1.00
Either/Orchestra - Half Live of Desire ....CD $1.00
Electric Light Orchestra - Strange Magic: The Best of Electric Light Orchestra [2CDs] ....double CD $6.00
Estradasphere - Palace of Mirrors ....CD $1.00
Gil Evans - Svengali ....CD $1.00
Ella Fitzgerald - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Reinhard Flatishler - Layers of Time: Megadrums ....CD $1.00
Flying Colors - Live in Europe [2CDs] ....double CD $4.00
Foreigner - Extended Versions ....CD $1.00
Free - Fire & Water ....CD $1.00
Chico Freeman - Focus ....CD $1.00
Peter Gabriel - OVO ....CD $1.00
Stan Getz - Jazz 'Round Midnight: Bossa Nova ....CD $1.00
Evelyn Glennie - Shadow Behind the Iron Sun ....CD $1.00
God Street Wine - $1.99 Romances ....CD $1.00
God Street Wine - Red ....CD $1.00
Dexter Gordon - Go! ....CD $1.00
Grant Green - Idle Moments ....CD $1.00
Johhny Griffin - A Blowin' Session ....CD $1.00
Groundhogs - Solid ....CD $1.00
Gutbucket - Dry Humping the American Dream ....CD $1.00
Gutbucket - Sludge Test ....CD $1.00
Steve Hackett - Defector ....CD $1.00
Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve - Through the Fire ....CD $1.00
Herbie Hancock - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $1.00
Mickey Hart - Mickey Hart's Mystery Box ....CD $1.00
Ted Hawkins - Songs From Venice Beach ....CD $1.00
Joe Henderson - Page One ....CD $1.00
Herman's Hermits - Very Best of Herman's Hermits ....CD $1.00
Michael Hill's Blues Mob - Bloodlines ....CD $1.00
Michael Hill's Blues Mob - Have Mercy ....CD $1.00
Buddy Holly - From the Original Master Tapes ....CD $1.00
Freddie Hubbard - Hub-Tones ....CD $1.00
Bobbi Humphrey - City Beat ....CD $1.00
Bobbi Humphrey - Fancy Dancer ....CD $1.00
Bobbi Humphrey - Satin Doll ....CD $1.00
Iona - Journey into the Morn ....CD $1.00
Italian Instabile Orchestra - European Concerts '94-'97 ....CD $1.00
Jackson 5 - Ultimate Collection ....CD $1.00
Jazz Is Dead - Blue Light Rain ....CD $1.00
Eddie Jefferson - Godfather of Vocalese ....CD $1.00
Eddie Jefferson - Jazz Singer ....CD $1.00
Jethro Tull - A ....CD $1.00
Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses ....CD $1.00
Booker T. Jones - Potato Hole ....CD $1.00
Booker T. Jones - Road from Memphis ....CD $1.00
Louis Jordan - Best of Louis Jordan ....CD $1.00
Journey - Look into the Future ....CD $1.00
Kada - Kada ....CD $1.00
Nigel Kennedy & The Kroke Band - East Meets East ....CD $1.00
King Crimson - Deja Vrooom [DVD] ....DVD $4.00
King's X - Faith Hope Love ....CD $1.00
Roland Kirk - Domino ....CD $1.00
Kronos Quartet - Complete Landmark Sessions [2CDs] ....double CD $4.00
Kronos Quartet - Kronos Caravan ....CD $1.00
Ladybug Transistor - Albemarle Sound ....CD $1.00
Lambert Hendricks & Ross - Sing a Song of Basie ....CD $1.00
Yusef Lateef - African American Epic Suite - Music for Quintet and Orchestra ....CD $1.00
Yusef Lateef - Anthology: Every Village Has a Song [2CD] ....double CD $4.00
Hubert Laws - Laws of Jazz + Flute By-Laws ....CD $1.00
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin [JPN Paper Sleeve-no obi] ....CD $8.00
Nick Lowe - Best of Nick Lowe ....CD $1.00
Ed Macan's Hermetic Science - Ed Macan's Hermetic Science ....CD $1.00
Kevin Mahogany - Another Time Another Place ....CD $1.00
Kevin Mahogany - Songs & Moments ....CD $1.00
Kevin Mahogany - You Got What It Takes ....CD $1.00
Mars Volta - De-Loused In The Comatorium ....CD $1.00
Steve Masekowski - Direct AXEcess ....CD $1.00
Keiko Matsui - White Owl [2CDs] ....double CD $4.00
Maze of Time - Tales From the Maze ....CD $1.00
Steve Miller Band - Children of the Future ....CD $1.00
Charles Mingus - Original Album Classics (Mingus Ah Um + Mingus Dynasty + Tijuana Moods) [3CDs] ....triple CD $7.00
Moe. - Meat. ....CD $1.00
Thelonius Monk - Solo Monk ....CD $1.00
Neal Morse - Testimony [2CDs] ....double CD $4.00
Native Window (Kansas off-shoot) - Native Window ....CD $3.00
Naturally 7 - What Is It? ....CD $3.00
NeBeLNeST - NeBeLNeST ....CD $3.00
Ted Nugent - Cat Scratch Fever ....CD $3.00
Ted Nugent - Free-for-All ....CD $3.00
Ted Nugent - Ultimate Ted Nugent [2CDs] ....double CD $3.00
OHO - Recollections ....CD $3.00
Sally Oldfield - Flaming Star ....CD $3.00
Ozzy Osbourne - Randy Rhoads Tribute ....CD $3.00
Frank Pahl & Klimperei - Music for Desserts ....CD $3.00
Bobby Vince - Paunetto & The CTM Band - Commit to Memory + Paunetto's Point [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Art Pepper - Tokyo Encore ....CD $3.00
Glenn Phillips - Scratched by the Rabbit ....CD $3.00
Pink Floyd - Ummagumma [w/slipcase & poster] [2CD] ....double CD $7.00
Pogues - Essential Pogues ....CD $3.00
Jean-Luc Ponty - Enigmatic Ocean ....CD $3.00
Jean-Luc Ponty - Le Voyage - The Jean-Luc Ponty Anthology [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Jean-Luc Ponty - Mystical Adventure ....CD $3.00
Positive Catastrophe - Garabatos Volume One ....CD $3.00
Billy Preston - Retrospective ....CD $3.00
Pretty Things - S.F. Sorrow ....CD $3.00
Bobby Previte - Claude's Late Morning ....CD $3.00
Pure Reason Revolution - Dark Third ....CD $3.00
Pushing Red Buttons - Butterfly Net ....CD $3.00
Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime ....CD $3.00
Railroad Earth - Bird in a House ....CD $3.00
Rascal Reporters - Happy Accidents ....CD $3.00
Ray - Somewhere in the Universe ....CD $3.00
Scot Ray Quintet - Active Vapor Recovery ....CD $3.00
Rebel Wheel - Diagramma ....CD $3.00
Dianne Reeves - In the Moment ....CD $3.00
Respect Sextet - Full Respect ....CD $3.00
Respect Sextet - Respect in You ....CD $3.00
Robert Rich - Propagation ....CD $3.00
Rocket Scientists - Revolution Road ....CD $3.00
Sonny Rollin - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $3.00
Rolling Stones - Forty Licks [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Rolling Stones - Stripped ....CD $3.00
Sonny Rolllins - Original Album Classics [5CDs] ....5 CD Set $11.00
Rondellus - Sabbatum: A Medieval Tribute to Black Sabbath ....CD $3.00
Todd Rundgren - Initiation ....CD $3.00
Santana - Caravanserai ....CD $3.00
Santana - Original Album Classics [3CDs] ....triple CD $8.00
Joe Satriani - Live in San Francisco [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Scherr Cecil & Martucci - Warm Valley (featuring Joe Henderson) ....CD $3.00
Shadow Circus - Freakroom ....CD $3.00
Shadow Gallery - Legacy ....CD $3.00
Shadow Gallery - Tyranny ....CD $3.00
George Shearing - Definitive George Shearing ....CD $3.00
Wayne Shorter - Classic Blue Note Recordings [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Paul Simon - Negotiations & Love Songs 1971-1986 ....CD $3.00
Frank Sinatra - The Capitol Years [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Singularity - Of All the Mysteries ....CD $3.00
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - Grand Opening & Closing ....CD $3.00
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - In Glorious Times ....CD $3.00
Jimmy Smith - Walk on the Wild Side - Best of the Verve Years [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Soft Machine - Volumes One & Two ....CD $3.00
Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation ....CD $3.00
Sonic Youth - Murray Street ....CD $3.00
Soundgarden - A-Sides ....CD $3.00
Steely Dan - Millennium Collection - 20th Century Masters ....CD $3.00
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses ....CD $3.00
Styx - Cyclorama ....CD $3.00
Surrender to the Air - Surrender to the Air ....CD $3.00
T. Rex - Electric Warrior ....CD $3.00
T. Rex - Slider ....CD $3.00
Jamaaladeen Tacuma - House of Bass - The Best Of ....CD $3.00
Omar Faruk Tekbilek - Mystical Garden ....CD $3.00
Tempest - Gravel Walk ....CD $3.00
Tempest - Turn of the Wheel ....CD $3.00
Thank You Scientist - Maps of Non-Existent Places ....CD $3.00
Barbara Thompson's Paraphenalia - Breathless ....CD $3.00
Cal Tjader & Stan Getz - Sextet ....CD $3.00
Robin Trower - Essential ....CD $3.00
Steve Turre - In the Spur of the Moment ....CD $3.00
Steve Turre - TNT ....CD $3.00
UFO - Essential ....CD $3.00
UFO - No Heavy Petting [JPN] ....CD $5.00
UFO - Obsession ....CD $3.00
UFO - Phenomenon ....CD $3.00
Umphrey's McGee - Similar Skin ....CD $3.00
Vandemark 5 - Airports for Light ....CD $3.00
Vanessa-Mae - Violin Player ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Antilles Expeditions - On the Edge Progressive Music Pushing the Boundaries ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Ars Longa Vita Brevis - A Compendium of Progressive Rock 1967-1974 [3CDs] ....triple CD $8.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz Vol. 1 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz: Best of the '60s Volume 2 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz: Best of the '70s ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz: Fusion (Cobham Coryell Ponty etc) ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz: Introspection ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz: Keyboards ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Atlantic Jazz: Post Bop ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Beginners Guide to Jazz Funk [3CDs] ....triple CD $8.00
Various Artists - Best of Blue Note ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Best of Blue Note Vol 2 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Best of Both Worlds - Hannibal World Music Sampler [2CDs] ....double CD $3.00
Various Artists - Best of Jazz Greats ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Best of King Biscuit Live Vol. 4 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Black Box of Jazz [4CDs] ....4 CD Set $10.00
Various Artists - Blue 'n' Soul - Hear It through the Grapevine ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Blue Series Essentials - Thirsty Ear ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Burning for Buddy - A Tribute to the Music of Buddy Rich ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Anthology [DVD] ....DVD $6.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 10 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 11 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 12 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 13 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 14 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 15 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 4 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 6 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 7 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 8 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Classic Rock Presents Prog ~ Prognosis 9 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Colors Of Latin Jazz: Cubop! ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Colors of the World - Music from the Four Corners ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Cuneiform Promo Sampler No. 1 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - ECM Editions [tray missing] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - ECM Spectrum Vol. 1 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - El Becko - A Jeff Beck Salute ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Enja 20th Anniversary ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Esquire Great Vocalists of Jazz - The Voice of the Soul ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Get the Led Out! Led Zeppelin Salute ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Global Celebration Ellipsis Arts ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Hooray For Love: Capitol's Great Gentlemen Of Song Vol. 1 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - InsideOut Music America Sampler 2000 Volume 1 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Instruments ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Kinesis Progressive Rock Sampler One ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Kinesis Progressive Rock Sampler Two ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Old Grey Whistle Test [DVD] ....DVD $6.00
Various Artists - Prog - Brave New World P14 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Progday 2001 [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Various Artists - Progday '98 [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Various Artists - Progday Encore? [7 CD set with booklet/ no slipcase] ....7 CD Set $16.00
Various Artists - Progfest '94 [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Various Artists - Progfest '97 [2CDs] ....double CD $7.00
Various Artists - Progressive Sampler Compiled by Record Heaven ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Reggae: Colors of the World ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - ReRUSA Disc Red [no artwork] ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Rhino Presents the Rhino/Atlantic Jazz Gallery ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Selected Signs 1: An ECM Anthology ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Spirit of Joy - Tales from the Polydor Underground 1967-1974 [3CDs] ....triple CD $8.00
Various Artists - Strange Pleasures - Further Sounds of the Decca Underground [3CDs] ....triple CD $8.00
Various Artists - Super Rock (inc. Genesis, Queen) [2CDs with VIP Pass] ....double CD $7.00
Various Artists - Talkin' Verve ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - The Next Generation of Jazz ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Timeless Savoy Jazz ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Verve - The Collection: Jazz Masters 60 ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - Verve Story 1944 - 1994 [4CDs] ....4 CD Set $10.00
Various Artists - Verve's Grammy Winners ....CD $3.00
Various Artists - ZNR Records Compilation [CD-R, no artwork] ....CD-R $1.00
The Ventures - Ventures Perform the Great TV Themes ....CD $3.00
Violent Femmes - Viva Wisconsin ....CD $3.00
VonFrickle - Mission 4.9 ....CD $3.00
Rick Wakeman - Six Wives of Henry VIII ....CD $3.00
Bennie Wallace - Plays Monk ....CD $3.00
Walt Mink - El Producto ....CD $3.00
Kit Watkins - Sampler ....CD $3.00
Wave Mechanics Union - Second Season-Progressive & Classic Rock As Jazz ....CD $3.00
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot ....CD $3.00
Wishbone Ash - Argus ....CD $3.00
Yes - Yes Remixes ....CD $3.00
Lester Young - Ken Burns Jazz ....CD $3.00
The Zombies - Absolutely the Best ....CD $3.00
ZZ Top - Live in Germany 1980 ....CD $3.00
ZZ Top - Tres Hombres ....CD $3.00
Anonymous, who is one of your fellow Artist Shop Newsletter subscribers, has decided that he now has more music in his collection than he can ever listen to in a lifetime and has decided to break the ties to a large part of it and use it to donate all his proceeds to charity. In his mother's memory, part of that will go to the American Cancer Society. Also benefiting will be the St. Jude Children's Reasearch Hospital and the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF. (BTW, if anyone else out there has a large collection that needs curating, feel free to drop me a note.)
Beatles - Can't buy me love: The Beatles, Britain & America ....Book $1.00
Beatles - The Beatles - A celebration ....Book $1.00
Clapton, Eric - Eric Clapton - The complete guide to his music ....Book $1.00
Clapton, Eric - Eric Clapton - From the cradle Tour book ....Book $1.00
Cream - Cream - The Legendary Sixties Supergroup ....Book $1.00
Djam Karet - Two Bumper Stickers ....2 Bumper Stickers $1.00
Dylan, Bob - Dylan - Visions, portraits & back pages [hardbound] ....Book $1.00
Jazz - El Jazz Criollo y Otras Yerbas (1945-1998) ....Book $1.00
Jazz - El Jazz y Sus Espejos 1 ....Book $1.00
Jazz - El Jazz y Sus Espejos vol. 2 ....Book $1.00
Jazz - What to listen for in Jazz + CD ....Book $1.00
Led Zeppelin - Dazed and Confused ....Book $1.00
McCartney, Paul - Paul McCartney - 20 years on his own ....Book $1.00
McLaughlin, John - John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension Tour Program 2007 ....Book $1.00
Rock - Rock: La otra historia [Spanish Language] ....Book $1.00
Rolling Stones - Rolling Stones Complete Discography ....Book $1.00
Santana, Carlos - Carlos Santana - Back on top ....Book $1.00
America - In concert Ohne Filter ....DVD $1.00
America - Live Ventura Theatre (w/friends) [DVD + CD] ....DVD + CD $4.00
Vicente Amigo - En concierto desde Cordoba ....DVD $1.00
Amon Duul II - Play Phallus Dei [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Louis Armstrong - Live, New York ....DVD $1.00
Beatles - First U.S. visit ....DVD $1.00
Carpenters - Super hits ....DVD $1.00
Eric Clapton - Back Home [DVD/CD Dual Disc] [no artwork] ....Dual Disc $3.00
Eric Clapton - In Japan, Yokohama Arena ....DVD $2.00
Eric Clapton - Live on Tour 2001 [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Chano Dominguez - Mira como viene [PAL] ....DVD $1.00
Bob Dylan - Greatest hits [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Fairport Convention - 35th Anniversary Concert (PAL Region 0) ....DVD $1.00
Fulano - La farsa continua ....DVD $1.00
Roger Glover - Butterfly ball [DVD-R] ....DVD-R $2.00
Medwyn Goodall - Cornwall ....DVD $1.00
Medwyn Goodall - Dolphins & the sea ....DVD $1.00
Trey Gunn - Untune the sky [DVD only, no CD or artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Roy Harper - Rock Legends, Metropolis Studios ....DVD $2.00
Ian Hunter - Strings attached [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Koenji Hyakkei - Live at Star Pine's Cafe ....DVD $2.00
Living Loud - Debut Live Concert Sydney Fox Studios ....DVD $1.00
Mostly Autumn - Pink Floyd revisited [1 disc only] ....DVD $2.00
Mostly Autumn - The V Shows [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
No-Man - Schoolyard ghosts [DVD only, no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Real de Catorce - De cierto azul ....DVD $1.00
Carlos Santana - Budokan live, Tokyo ....DVD $1.00
Spock's Beard - Don't try this at home, Live in Holland [1 DVD only] ....DVD $2.00
Transatlantic - Building the bridge - live, America ....DVD $5.00
Transatlantic - Building the bridge - live, America [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Triana - Una historia [no artwork] ....DVD $2.00
Lennie Tristano - The Copenhagen concert ....DVD $1.00
Janos Varga (East) - Project: Live, The wings of revelation ....DVD $2.00
Various - All my loving (Tony Palmer) ....DVD $1.00
Various - All you need is love (Tony Palmer) - [5 DVD Set w/booklet, but no case] ....5 DVD Set $8.00
Various - Band Du Lac: On night only live (w/Clapton, Rutherford, etc.) ....DVD $1.00
Various - Visions video collection ....DVD $1.00
Rick Wakeman - Out There [PAL Region 0] .DVD $1.00
Pete York - Super drumming I ....DVD $1.00
Sergio Alvarez - Naturalezas Disonantes ....CD $1.00
Azabache - No Gracias ....CD $1.00
Juan Manuel Canizares - Suite Iberia ....CD $1.00
Jean-Pierre Como (Sixun) - Empreinte ....CD $1.00
Marc Ducret (Bobby Previte) - Le Kodo ....CD $1.00
Marc Ducret (Bobby Previte) - News from the Front ....CD $1.00
East (Janos Varga) - A Szerelem Sivataga ....CD $1.00
Embryo - Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra ....CD $1.00
Fragil - Alunado [Autographed!] ....Autographed CD $4.00
Fragil - Cuento Real [Autographed!] ....Autographed CD $4.00
Gift - Gift ....CD $1.00
Gordon Giltrap - Peacock's Party ....CD $1.00
Midas - In Concert Live! ....CD $1.00
Network (Conglomerate, Groon) - L.n.c. ....CD $1.00
Network (Conglomerate, Groon) - Precisely the Opposite of What We Know to Be True ....CD $1.00
Network (Conglomerate, Groon) - The Bible Says ....CD $1.00
Carlos Nunez - Carlos Nunez & Amigos (Cd + Dvd) ....CD $1.00
Carlos Nunez - Cinema Do Mar [Cd + Dvd] .... CD + DVD $2.00
Carlos Nunez - Mayo Longo ....CD $1.00
Quaterna Requiem - Elisa Wiermann & Kleber Vogel: a Mao Livre ....CD $1.00
Robert Rich - Stalker ....CD $1.00
Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Live Havanna ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - Dual Force, Live - Ronnie Scott's ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - New York-Barcelona Crossing I (W/Brad Mehldau) ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - New York-Barcelona Crossing II (W/Brad Mehldau) ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - Paraula De Jazz ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - Punto De Partida ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - Sedajazz Latin Ensemble: Este Tambien ....CD $1.00
Perico Sambeat - Some Other Spring ....CD $1.00
Alan Stivell - 1 Douar ....CD $1.00
Alan Stivell - Before Landing ....CD $1.00
Alan Stivell - Telenn A' Skuih-dour ("Harpes Du Novel Age") ....CD $1.00
Alan Stivell - Telenn Geltiek ("Harpe Celtique") ....CD $1.00
Storm at Sunrise - Suffering ....CD $1.00
Demetrio Stratos - La Voce ....CD $1.00
Tomatito - Aguadulce ....CD $1.00
Tomatito - Barrio Negro ....CD $1.00
Tomatito - Nuevos Medios Coleccion ....CD $1.00
Uchpa - Quechua Rock and Blues ....CD $1.00
Paul Urbanek - The Hans Koller Concept (W/Hans Koller & Wolfgang Puschnig) ....CD $1.00
Paul Urbanek - The Hans Koller Concept 2 (W/Hans Koller & Wolfgang Puschnig) ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Fonomusic: El mejor Rock Progresivo espa?ol de los '70 ....CD $2.00
Various Artists - Songs for Jethro ....CD $2.00
Lluis Vidal - Trio: Tren Nocturn (W/Jordi Gaspar & David Xirgu) ....CD $1.00
Poncho Vidales - Entre Dos Paredes ....CD $1.00
Sam Vitoulis - Leonard (W/Sergio Koval) ....CD $1.00
Volume 33 - Riot! at the Hamborough Tavern ....CD $1.00
Mitch Watkins - Curves ....CD $1.00
Mitch Watkins - Strings with Wings ....CD $1.00
Xinema - Different Ways ....CD $1.00
Another of your fellow Artist Shop Newsletter subscribers has decided it's time to thin out his collection. Below you'll find a list of progressive, new age, ambient, pop, rock and a few other genres thrown in for good measure all being let go at a nice price. (If you need to thin out your own collection, drop me a note and let me know what you've got). As is usual in the case of such collections, there is only one copy available for each title on the list. So if you see something you want, let me know ASAP. You can order at https://www.artist-shop.com/secure.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, just email me at email@example.com .
Clay Aiken - A Thousand Different Ways ....CD $1.00
Alternative 4 - The Brink ....CD $1.00
Robert Andrews - An Amnesty for Bonny Things on Sunny Days ....CD $1.00
David Arkenstone - Citizen of Time ....CD $1.00
David Arkenstone - Quest of the Dream Warrior ....CD $1.00
David Arkenstone - Return of the Guardians ....CD $1.00
David Arkenstone - Spirit Wind ....CD $1.00
David Arkenstone & Kostia - The Spirit of Olympia ....CD $1.00
John Blinn - Portraits ....CD $1.00
BoA - The First Album ....CD $1.00
Cathedral - Hopkins (The Witchfinder General) ....CD $1.00
The Corrs - In Blue ....CD $1.00
The Cotton Soeterboek Band - Twisted ....CD $1.00
Delerium - Karma ....CD $1.00
Delerium - Poem ....CD $1.00
Delerium - Reflections II ....CD $1.00
The Elysian Fields - We...The Enlightened ....CD $1.00
John Flomer - Night in the Vapor Jungle ....CD $1.00
Food for Worms - The Ultimate Diet ....CD $1.00
Frazier Chorus - Ray ....CD $1.00
Frazier Chorus - Sue ....CD $1.00
Frazier Chorus - Wide Awake ....CD $1.00
Front Line Assembly - Everything Must Perish ....CD $1.00
Jack Yello - Thorns of Anger ....CD $1.00
Libby Johnson - Annabella ....CD $1.00
Carrie Johnson - Strength to Move ....CD $1.00
Life9 - Life9 ....CD $1.00
Little Hans - Wunderkind [no boolet or tray] ....CD $1.00
Lovehammers - Murder on My Mind ....CD $1.00
Steven McDonald - Spinfield ....CD $1.00
MiG - MiG ....CD $1.00
Mojave 3 - Ask Me Tomorrow ....CD $1.00
Mojave 3 - Out of Tune ....CD $1.00
Mojave 3 - Spoon and Rafter ....CD $1.00
Matt Nathanson - Beneath these Fireworks ....CD $1.00
New Eden Orchestra - Anyman ....CD $1.00
Quarkspace - Spacefolds 5 [no booklet or tray] ....CD $1.00
Raphael - Angels of the Deep ....CD $1.00
Raphael - Music to Disappear in II ....CD $1.00
Giles Reaves & Jon Goin - Letting Go ....CD $1.00
Robert Rich - Gaudi ....CD $1.00
Schrodinger's Cat - Whatever [CD-R] ....CD $1.00
R. Star - Songs from the Eye of an Elephant ....CD $1.00
John Tesh - Music in the Key of Love ....CD $1.00
Trigon - Herzberg 2004 ....CD $1.00
Troika - Goddess ....CD $1.00
Various Artists - Progday - Kinections - the Proday Support CD ....$3.00
Various Artists - Think Tank Media Sampler V. 4 [no booklet or tray card] ....CD $1.00
Alan Whittaker - Wake Up and Welcome to the Real World ....CD $1.00
Colin Wilson - Strange Weather ....CD $1.00
Yanni - Chameleon Days ....CD $1.00
Yanni - Dare to Dream ....CD $1.00
Yanni - In Celebration of Life ....CD $1.00
There's a LOT of new stuff coming out, so expect the next newsletter soon! Spread the word!
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