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# 753

May 20, 2018

 

Hi, folks,

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. Also be sure to check out the Gary's Stash at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm . The page has recently been updated so everything listed there should still be available as of the time of this mailing.

In Today's Newsletter

Manticore: Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy
Zappa: Frank Zappa
Auntie Social: Happy Rhodes
Radiant: Neal Morse Band
Arion: Glass Hammer
Toff: Peter Gee
Ryko/WEA/ADA: Klaus Schulze, Yes, Jethro Tull, David Bowie, Buffalo Springfield, Graham Nash, Grateful Dead, Tangents, Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton, Tom Waits, Chicago, Vince Guaraldi, John Adams, Midge Ure, John Wesley Harding, Styx, Neil Young, Ken Hensley, Derek Smalls, Ayreon, John Fogerty, Jeff Beck, Kraftwerk, Love, Ten Years After, Michael Landau, Dire Straits, Howard Shore
Repertoire: JCM, Pretty Things, Mojo, Atomic Rooster, Andromeda, Chris Spedding, Zoot Money's Big Roll Band, Tom McGuinness
Real Gone Music: Grateful Dead, Roy Buchanan, Barry McGuire & The Doctor, Keely Smith
Wounded Bird: Hubert Laws, The Searchers, Pat Rebillot, Tom Verlaine, Suite Steel, The Pandoras, Mickey Thomas, Jan Berry


Manticore

Coming Soon!!!

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy/LIVE ....CD + DVD $19.99

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy/LIVE ....CD + DVD $19.99

Two disc release from Carl Palmer, perhaps the most highly rated drummer in the world, and now the sole surviving member of prog rock giants Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Features two amazing Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy gigs: CD live in New York 2014, DVD Live Miami 2016. DVD (2 hrs long) is a complete tribute show to Keith Emerson, featuring special guests Steve Hackett (Genesis), Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge) and David Frangioni. Booklet with sleeve notes by Carl Palmer. Sensational instrumental versions of ELP and ELP inspired classics, featuring the prodigal talents of Simon Fitzpatrick on guitar and Paul Bielatowicz on bass.

 

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Zappa

Coming Soon!!!

Frank Zappa/Live in Sweden 1967 ....CD $18.99

Frank Zappa/Live in Sweden 1967 ....CD $18.99

Frank Zappa, live at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden on September 30th, 1967. In the last week of September 1967, Frank Zappa and the Mothers played a week of shows in Europe. This remarkable performance, broadcast from the Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden on national FM radio, features favorites such as "It Can't Happen Here" from Freak Out! (1966), "Big Leg Emma" (which had recently appeared as a 45 in Sweden), and an epic rendition of "King Kong" (in its first known live recording), as well as a couple of Elvis classics. The entire broadcast is presented here, digitally remastered, together with background notes and images.


Auntie Social

Coming Soon!!!

Happy Rhodes/Ectotrophia ....CD $16.99

Happy Rhodes/Ectotrophia ....CD $16.99

The first authoritative compilation of American dream pop artist Happy Rhodes, whose singular songwriting and four-octave vocal range emanated from the pastoral confines of upstate New York in the 1980s. Her melding of classical music influences with synthesizer and acoustic guitar, and her enchanting and idiosyncratic singing, are favorably compared to heralded English chanteuse Kate Bush. Fans of such artistic pop music would be remiss to overlook Rhodes's similarly remarkable and otherworldly sonic transmissions, traversing tales of dreamers, outsiders, lovers and other lovely and terrifying creatures born of a wellspring of wild creativity and bold imagination. Affectionately remastered from the original tapes, Ectotrophia gathers essential songs from Rhodes's mid-'80s salad days, many written when she was just a teenager - wildly ahead of her time and unafraid to bare her soul to regional audiences, the Ectophiles who'd eventually coin an entire subgenre of pop music in her honor. Dive deep into ecto, with the woman who started it all.

 

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Radiant

Coming Soon!!!

Neal Morse Band/Similitude of a Dream Live in Tilburg 2017 ....double Blu-Ray $24.99
Neal Morse Band/Similitude of a Dream Live in Tilburg 2017 ....double CD + double DVD $27.99

Neal Morse Band/Similitude of a Dream Live in Tilburg 2017 ....double Blu-Ray $24.99

The Similitude of a Dream, is the most acclaimed release that Morse has helmed to date. The 2017 tour was their largest yet, including new continents for the band. At the O13 in Tilburg, Holland, the stars aligned for the most commanding performance of the run, and it was captured for live release in stunning quality. "An epic night on an epic tour," proclaims Neal Morse. Released by Radiant/SONY/Metal Blade, it will be available on Blu-Ray and 2CD/2DVD. Join Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Eric Gillette, Bill Hubauer, and Randy George for over two hours of musical magic as they play the album in its entirety, as well as a four song encore that will leave you breathless!

 

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Arion

Coming Soon!!!

Glass Hammer/Mostly Live in Italy ....CD $16.99

Glass Hammer/Mostly Live in Italy ....CD $16.99

Described by band members as a part live, part studio creation, Mostly Live in Italy is the first release of its kind by veteran prog-band Glass Hammer.  The CD is largely a reimagining of the "Valkyrie" material that was built on tracks from Glass Hammer's 2 Days + 1 Prog Festival performance recorded in Veruno, Italy last September. Band co-founder Steve Babb explains that, "While it's standard practice for bands to edit live material before releasing it, we knew going in that the guitar tracks would need replacing. We viewed that as an opportunity to do something really unique with this album, namely, adding some new ideas to the mix while preserving the integrity and energy of the live show. Mostly Live represents our first-ever concert in Italy and we were determined to create an incredible memento from that experience that our fans would love!"   Nearly the entire "Valkyrie" album is included in this performance along with approximately twenty minutes of other Glass Hammer classics songs. Featuring solid performances by Steve Babb, Susie Bogdanowicz, Aaron Raulston and Fred Schendel with a beautiful digipack layout and design by artist Michal Xaay Loranc.

 

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Toff

Coming Soon!!!

Peter Gee/The Bible ....import CD $21.99

Peter Gee/The Bible ....import CD $21.99

Peter Gee is the bassist in top UK progressive rock band Pendragon. "The Bible" is the first full blown concept album and the most ambitious work that Peter Gee has ever written, over 69 minutes, and showcases the amazing vocal talents of Josh Brown, Becky Brannigan and Hayley Oliver, with regular Steve Christey (Jadis) on drums. The album also features the beautiful instrumental playing of Rhiannon Davies on violin and Daniel Bristow on trumpet.  Peter Gee says that this is an album that he has wanted to make for the whole of his life, and this project has now been realized, through the three key elements of: the music, produced by Peter Gee and Rob Aubrey (producer of Big Big Train and IQ), the wonderful narration by John Taylor, and the stunning cover illustration by Simon Williams (who painted the covers for "The Masquerade Overture," "The Window Of Life" and "The World" albums by Pendragon).

 

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Ryko/WEA/ADA

Coming Soon!!!

Klaus Schulze/Silhouettes ....CD $17.99

Klaus Schulze/Silhouettes ....CD $17.99

Following the celebrations of his 70th birthday in August 2017, Klaus Schulze, one of the most important electronic music artists worldwide, has announced the release of his new studio recording Silhouettes for May 2018. The four pieces 'Silhouettes,' 'Der lange Blick zuruck,' 'Quae simplex' and 'Chateaux faits des vent,' which he worked on between summer and autumn 2017, are just as expansive in terms of playing time and artistic vision as we've come to expect from Schulze's work. According to the internationally highly respected musician, composer and producer, the new material reflects - due to health problems - a very quiet and for this reason very meditative time. Schulze describes the music on Silhouettes as a "reduction to the essential things" and has consciously worked only very sparingly with solos and vocal elements. He explains: "No great distractions, nothing to force your attention in a certain direction, no major effects or gimmicks, no frills or dominant rhythms. It was important to me to paint the pictures in the depth of the space, the sonic fields of tension and atmosphere." Since the early 1970s, Klaus Schulze has repeatedly been referred to by the press as "King of Cosmic Music" or "Magician on the Big Moog", his work frequently having been classed as a "monument of forward-looking music." Along with his great talent for innovation, Schulze is also considered to be one of the most productive artists of his time. Experts estimate the number of releases featuring Schulze to be at least 200, but more probably 500.

 

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Yes/The Steven Wilson Remixes ....6 LP Box Set $119.99

Yes/The Steven Wilson Remixes ....6 LP Box Set $119.99

Yes is among the longest lasting and most successful of the '70s progressive rock groups, proving to be one of the lasting success stories from that musical genre. The band, founded in 1968, overcame a generational shift in its audience and the departure of its most visible members at key points in its history to reach the end of the century as the definitive progressive rock band. Where rivals such as Emerson, Lake & Palmer withered away commercially after the mid '70s, and Genesis and King Crimson altered their sounds so radically as to become unrecognizable to their original fans, Yes retained the same sound, and performed much of the same repertoire that they were doing in 1971, and for their trouble, found themselves being taken seriously a quarter of a century later. Their audience remained huge because they had always attracted younger listeners drawn to their mix of daunting virtuosity, cosmic (often mystical) lyrics, complex musical textures, and powerful yet delicate lead vocals. A six LP boxset featuring SW's mixes of the Yes classics The Yes Album, Fragile, Close To The Edge, Tales From Topographic Oceans, and Relayer on vinyl for the first time. The record case features artwork created specifically for the set by Roger Dean. Close to the Edge and Tales from Topographic Oceans, have new cover art, while the remaining three covers have been reworked by Dean. 180g vinyl.

Jethro Tull/50 for 50 ....triple CD $27.99

Jethro Tull/50 for 50 ....triple CD $27.99

A career-spanning three-disc set that features 50 songs - chosen by Ian Anderson - from all 21 of the band's studio albums. 50 for 50 provides a sweeping overview of Jethro Tull's rich and diverse catalog, which includes numerous platinum and gold records. Arranged chronologically, the three-disc set highlights the band's continuous musical evolution with blues-influenced early tracks ("Beggar's Farm" and "A New Day Yesterday"); heavy rockers ("Aqualung" and "Locomotive Breath"); prog classics ("Skating Away" and "Critique Oblique"); and folk tunes ("Songs from the Wood" and "Heavy Horses.")

Jethro Tull/50th Anniversary Collection ....CD $15.99

Jethro Tull/50th Anniversary Collection ....CD $15.99

50th Anniversary Collection is a single-disc compilation that spotlights essential tracks from all 21 of the band's studio albums.

David Bowie/Welcome to the Blackout [Live London '78] ....double CD $24.99

David Bowie/Welcome to the Blackout [Live London '78] ....double CD $24.99

Welcome to the Blackout [Live London '78] is a live album by David Bowie recorded on the Isolar II Tour, the 1978 World Tour more commonly known as The Low/Heroes World Tour or The Stage Tour.  The set list for the performances consisted of material from the previous years' albums, Low and "Heroes", with the second half of each performance opening with a five-song sequence from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars album. The tour band remembered that "every show was taped" for Bowie's private use, and the tapes were carefully guarded by Carlos Alomar. Included in the band are: from Frank Zappa's band and future King Crimson member Adrian Belew - lead guitar, backing vocals; Carlos Alomar - rhythm guitar, backing vocals; George Murray - bass guitar, backing vocals; Dennis Davis - drums, percussion; from Todd Rundgren's Utopia, Robert Moog's protege Roger Powell - keyboards, Moog Taurus bass pedals, synthesizer, backing vocals; Sean Mayes - piano, ARP String Ensemble, backing vocals and Hawkwind's Simon House - electric violin.

Buffalo Springfield/What's that Sound? Complete Albums Collection ....5 CD Box Set $37.99

Buffalo Springfield/What's that Sound? Complete Albums Collection ....5 CD Box Set $37.99

This premium boxed set includes all three albums released by the band in their three years together between 1966-1968. The music is newly remastered from the original analog tapes, all under the auspices of Neil Young. Includes both stereo and mono mixes.

 

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Graham Nash/Over the Years... ....double CD $24.99

Graham Nash/Over the Years... ....double CD $24.99

Over The Years... highlights songs from the iconic CSN debut album ("Marrakesh Express") and its successor album Deja Vu ("Our House" and "Teach Your Children") as well as songs from subsequent CSN albums ("Just a Song Before I Go" and "Wasted on the Way"). In addition, the collection highlights songs that Nash recorded for his 1971 solo debut, Songs for Beginners, including "Military Madness" and "Simple Man," and includes unreleased mixes for two other songs from that album: "Better Days" and "I Used to Be King." The most recent recording on the compilation is "Myself at Last" from Nash's 2016 solo album This Path Tonight.  Includes 15 demo recordings, 12 of which have never been released. Standouts include the 1968 London demo of "Marrakesh Express," rejected by the Hollies and setting the stage for Nash's relocation to Los Angeles and the next chapter of his life. The set contains early versions of CSN classics like "Our House," "Wasted on the Way," "Pre-Road Downs," and "Teach Your Children." Other unreleased gems include: "I Miss You" and "You'll Never Be The Same" - both from Nash's 1974 solo album Wild Tales - and "Horses through a Rainstorm," originally intended for Deja Vu.

Grateful Dead/Anthem of the Sun [50th Anniversary Deluxe Limited Edition] ....double CD $24.99

Grateful Dead/Anthem of the Sun [50th Anniversary Deluxe Limited Edition] ....double CD $24.99

Rock's longest, strangest trip, Grateful Dead, was the psychedelic era's most beloved musical ambassadors as well as its most enduring survivors. They spread their message of peace, love, and mind-expansion across the globe throughout three decades. The group had popular music's most fervent and celebrated fan following - the Dead Heads, whose numbers and devotion were legendary in their own right. Grateful Dead was the ultimate cult band, creating a self-styled universe all their own. The Dead became superstars solely on their own terms as tie-dyed pied pipers whose epic, free-form live shows were rites of passage for an extended family of listeners who knew no cultural boundaries.

 

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Tangents/New Bodies ....CD $14.99

Tangents/New Bodies ....CD $14.99

After an eventful year of touring throughout their native Australia - including runs with labelmates MONO and likeminded pioneers Tortoise - and featuring alongside the work of artist David Hockney at the National Gallery of Victoria, post-everything quintet Tangents return with another album, and another stylistic detour. New Bodies continues Tangents' rummage through countless varieties of electronics, rock, dub, noise, and free improv jazz that defines the group's acclaimed aesthetic. The spacious dub of a plucked cello gives way to a minimalist breakbeat tableau resting over rhythmic prepared piano; a staid electronic groove is gradually absorbed into washes of frenzied improv; staccato synths are woven into tumbling avant-rock; and shimmering free drums phase over static loops of piano, guitar and cello. To quote FACT Magazine, "The quintet are so comfortable working with jazz, folk music, postrock and electronic music that it comfortably hangs in a space between them all." On New Bodies, that description rings more intuitive and authentic than ever.

 

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Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton/Music and Poetry of the Kesh ....CD $14.99

Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton/Music and Poetry of the Kesh ....CD $14.99

Music and Poetry of the Kesh is the documentation of an invented Pacific Coast peoples (the Kesh) from a far distant time, and the soundtrack of famed science fiction author, Ursula K. Le Guin's Always Coming Home. The ways of the Kesh were originally presented in 1985 as a five hundred plus page book accompanied with illustrations of instruments and tools, maps, a glossary of terms, recipes, poems, an alphabet, and with early editions, a cassette of field recordings and indigenous song. Le Guin wanted to hear the people she'd imagined; she embarked on an elaborate process with her friend Todd Barton to invoke their spirit and tradition. For Music and Poetry of the Kesh, the words and lyrics are attributed to Le Guin as composed by Barton, an Oregon-based musician, composer and Buchla synthesist.The Music and Poetry of the Kesh cassette was meant to accompany and enhance the experience of reading Always Coming Home. It can transport - offering a landscape for imagining a future homecoming. One in which we are balanced, peaceful, and tend to the earth and its creatures.

 

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Tom Waits/Brawlers [Remastered] ....CD $14.99
Tom Waits/Bawlers [Remastered] ....CD $14.99
Tom Waits/Bastards [Remastered] ....CD $14.99

Tom Waits/Brawlers [Remastered] ....CD $14.99

The collection of 56 songs went far beyond a simple career retrospective. It dipped back as far as 1984 with the bulk of it's songs hailing from the mid-nineties onward. Over 2/3 of the material had never been heard when originally released in 2006 and had 30 newly recorded songs. Orphans also featured a number of songs finding a home on a Waits' album for the first time. They included Waits' unique interpretations of songs by such diverse talents as The Ramones, Daniel Johnston, Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht and Leadbelly. These outtakes, rarities and the previously unreleased material were separately grouped into themes and named, Brawlers, Bawlers, and Bastards. And now these titles will be released individually. Brawlers is a collection of raucous blues and full-throated juke joint stomps Bawlers is a collection of Celtic and country ballads, waltzes, lullabies, piano and classic lyrical Waits' songs Bastards is a collection of experimental music and strange tales.

Chicago/Chicago II - Live on Soundstage [Deluxe Edition] ....CD + DVD $24.99
Chicago/Chicago II - Live on Soundstage ....CD $14.99

Chicago/Chicago II - Live on Soundstage [Deluxe Edition] ....CD + DVD $24.99

Chicago II: Live on Soundstage CD/DVD underscores the enduring popularity of Chicago's second album with an energized performance of the entire double-album in front of a live audience. The Deluxe Edition includes video of the program and a 5.1 audio mix. Originally released in January 1970 as Chicago (and later dubbed Chicago II), the album was a major breakthrough for the band and features some of the group's biggest hits, including the Top 10 singles: "25 Or 6 To 4," "Make Me Smile" and "Colour My World." Nominated for three Grammy awards and certified double-platinum, the album is also known for several extended song cycles: "Ballet for a Girl in Buchannon" by trombonist/composer James Pankow; "Memories of Love" by guitarist Terry Kath and composer Peter Matz; and "It Better End Soon" by keyboardist/vocalist/composer Robert Lamm.

Vince Guaraldi/The Complete Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Recordings ....double CD $25.99

Vince Guaraldi/The Complete Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Recordings ....double CD $25.99

All three Warner-Seven Arts albums remastered on 2 CDs. Includes 4 previously unissued bonus tracks. Liner notes by Guaraldi biographer, Derrick Bang. Many people got to know Vince Guaraldi through his 1963 Grammy-winning song, "Cast Your Fate to the Wind," or via the group, Sounds Orchestral's top 10 cover of it two years later. Lee Mendelson heard Guaraldi's version while working on a Peanuts documentary, and contacted Guaraldi, asking him to score the upcoming Peanuts Christmas special. It was a match made in television and musical history. With songs like "Linus And Lucy" and "Christmas Time Is Here," the special a hit and for over five decades not a holiday season goes by without an airing of the television classic. So potent and successful was the Peanuts/Guaraldi combination that Guaraldi went on to score a total of 15 Peanuts television specials and the first feature film. In 1968, Vince made a label switch from his long-time home, Fantasy Records, to his new label, Warner Bros. Records. For his inaugural album, he decided to re-interpret his Peanuts classics on Oh, Good Grief! In addition to the instantly recognizable Guaraldi sound of piano, bass, and drums, this time he added electric guitar and electric harpsichord to the mix. 1969's The Eclectic Vince Guaraldi lived up to its title and found Guaraldi experimenting with everything from a large string section, to his first recorded vocal debut (covering the singer/songwriter, Tim Hardin), to original compositions that could be described as lengthy rock jams. Guaraldi's last album for the label and last ever album, came in early 1970 and was called Alma-Ville. It certainly ranks among his best-ever albums. Six of the nine songs that appear on this 'return to jazz' project were Guaraldi originals and recorded with several different ensembles. Besides the original compositions, Alma-Ville finds Guaraldi covering The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" which had become a staple of his live performances, Duke Pearson's "Cristo Redentor" and the Michel Legrand/Norman Gimbel song "Watch What Happens."

John Adams/Doctor Atomic ....double CD $29.99

John Adams/Doctor Atomic ....double CD $29.99

On this first recording of John Adams's 2005 opera, Doctor Atomic, the composer leads the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with a cast led by Gerald Finley, who originated the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars created the libretto, drawing from original sources to explore the final hours leading up to the first atomic bomb explosion at the Alamagordo test site in New Mexico in July 1945. "A magnificent accomplishment that easily takes its place alongside the other Adams-Sellars triumphs," exclaims the Los Angeles Times. "It contains music of unearthly splendor." Pre-order to download the aria "Batter my heart" and the chorus "At the sight of this" now.

 

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Midge Ure/Orchestrated ....CD $13.99

Midge Ure/Orchestrated ....CD $13.99

Orchestrated is the much-anticipated new album by Midge Ure.

 

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John Wesley Harding/Greatest Other People's Hits ....CD $15.99

John Wesley Harding/Greatest Other People's Hits ....CD $15.99

First hitting the scene in the late '80s, Wesley Stace, professionally known then as the singer-songwriter John Wesley Harding, scored some early musical success, especially on the college radio airwaves with songs like "Here Comes the Groom," "The Devil in Me" and an unlikely cover of Madonna's "Like a Prayer." Over 20 albums and collections later, he tends a multi-faceted career as a novelist, singer-songwriter, festival curator, University teacher, and variety show host. Now, he can add singer of greatest other people's hits to his long list of accomplishments! John Wesley Harding has put together a fantastic release of songs by artists as varied as Bruce Springsteen, George Harrison, Roky Erickson, Madonna, Pete Seeger, and Serge Gainsbourg among others. For Record Store Day 2018, a 10-track collection was released on vinyl. Now, that release has been expanded to 17 tracks for CD and Digital. In addition to Harding's renditions of songs by those great composers, the new version adds tracks originally recorded by The Velvet Underground and Conway Twitty as well as performances with Lou Reed and Rob Wasserman, Kelly Hogan, Rick Moody, and Elizabeth Barraclough joining the LP's collaborations with The Minus Five, Fastball, Eric Bazilian, The Universal Thump, and Bruce Springsteen.

 

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Styx/BMG 8-Track Classics Live! ....CD $10.99

Styx/BMG 8-Track Classics Live! ....CD $10.99

Live recordings loaded with Styx hits including "Lady," "Too Much Time on my Hands," "Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)," "The Grand Illusion" & more! Another wonderful BMG 8-track Classics Live CD. In the year 2000 REO Speedwagon and Styx at Riverport Amphitheatre (now Hollywood Casino Amphitheater) in Maryland Heights, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. It was released on September 26, 2000 by Sanctuary Records. This CD has ten songs by Styx from that concert.

 

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Neil Young/Roxy - Tonight's the Night Live ....CD $17.99

Neil Young/Roxy - Tonight's the Night Live ....CD $17.99

One of the most sought-after recordings from his vast archives, Roxy - Tonight's The Night Live. This was the first public performance of many of the songs that would make up Young's seminal album Tonight's the Night, which would not be released until June 1975. The album's final track "Walk On" would not appear until the release of On the Beach, in July 1974.  Young would be the first artist to christen the stage at what would become one of the world's great clubs, The Roxy Theater on the riotous Sunset Strip, right next door to the already infamous Rainbow Bar & Grille. The shows took place on September 20-22, 1973.  Produced by Young and the late David Briggs, these resultant recordings were mixed by John Nowland with updated post-production and mastering by John Hanlon - along with Chris Bellman - at Bernie Grundman Mastering using the original analog master tape source. Close your eyes and you'll be right there in that dark, smoky, 500 capacity room in West, L.A. on a hot summer night in 1973.  Tonight's the Night would go on to be named one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and universally praised for its dark honesty and unapologetic raw delivery. The very same can be said for Roxy - Tonight's The Night Live.

 

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David Bowie/Changestwobowie ....CD $15.99

David Bowie/Changestwobowie ....CD $15.99

David Bowie's 1981 compilation album Changestwobowie is the companion piece to the 1976 Changesonebowie album.

Ken Hensley/Rare & Timeless ....CD $12.99

Ken Hensley/Rare & Timeless ....CD $12.99

"Rare & Timeless" is a new anthology, curated and driven by Ken Hensley himself. Not only has he compiled the anthology with the Heep and Hensley fan in mind, he has also recorded two new compositions for the anthology along with an exclusive re-record. Backed with a raft of rare/unreleased tracks and his take on the classic Uriah Heep hit, 'Lady in Black.'

 

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Derek Smalls/Smalls Change (Meditations upon Ageing) ....CD $14.99

Derek Smalls/Smalls Change (Meditations upon Ageing) ....CD $14.99

THE ROAD OF ROCK is a rocky road, and no one's life exemplifies that more thoroughly than that of Derek Albion Smalls who celebrates his 75th birthday with a hoped-to-be triumphant return to at least one of the echelons of the rock firmament. Derek went on to acquire the coveted position of bass player in the legendary rock band "Spinal Tap" from the 1984 Rockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap." Smalls makes his return to the music world with this new recording. Guest artists on the album include Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers) Gregg Bissonette, Larry Carlton, David Crosby, Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) Taylor Hawkins, Jim Keltner, Danny (Kootch) Kortchmar, Russ Kunkel, Michael League (Snarky Puppy), Jane Lynch (actress/singer), Steve Lukather (Toto), Judith Owen, Snarky Puppy Horns, Joe Satriani, Paul Shaffer (David Letterman, SNL, etc.) Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Richard Thompson, Steve Vai, Waddy Wachtel, Rick Wakeman (Yes) Phil X Dweezil Zappa.

 

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Ayreon/Ayreon Universe ....double CD $16.99
Ayreon/Ayreon Universe ....double DVD $16.99
Ayreon/Ayreon Universe ....Blu-Ray $17.99
Ayreon/Ayreon Universe (Deluxe Edition) ....4 CD + DVD Set $51.99

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Ayreon Universe is the best of Ayreon Live - A unique performance featuring 16 singers, 28 songs, 2+ hour performance, 9000+ fans and a special appearance by Arjen Lucassen. All of this captured by 30 cameras! It's proof that you should never say 'never.' After creating rock operas in the studio for more than 20 years, prog mastermind Arjen Lucassen, aka Ayreon, finally took his Universe to the stage in September 2017. Three shows sold out within hours after announcing. 9000+ fans from all corners of the world flocked to the 013 venue in Tilburg, the Netherlands to see this long-awaited show live. The duration of the show was more than 2 hours. It was filmed with 30 cameras and will be released on DVD and Blu-ray with 5.1 surround audio, with an extensive list of extras, including a behind-the-scenes documentary with interviews with every singer and musician, and a compilation of the try-out show performed a few weeks earlier. Two years in the making, Ayreon Universe is a full on rock extravaganza, featuring songs from all Ayreon albums, including 2017's 'The Source,' plus a few fan favorites from Star One. An amazing array of singers appeared on stage to bring the Ayreon Universe to life: Floor Jansen (Nightwish), Damian Wilson (Threshold), Hansi Kursch (Blind Guardian), Tommy Karevik (Kamelot), Anneke van Giersbergen (The Gentle Storm), Marco Hietala (Nightwish), Jonas Renkse (Katatonia), Mike Mills (Toehider), Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion), Irene Jansen, Robert Soeterboek (Star One), John Jaycee Cuijpers (Praying Mantis), Edward Reekers (Kayak), Jay van Feggelen, Maggy Luyten (Nightmare) and Lisette van den Berg (Scarlet Stories). This is the show every Ayreon fan has wanted to see and hear!

 

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John Fogerty/Centerfield ....CD $12.99

John Fogerty/Centerfield ....CD $12.99

John Fogerty's classic Centerfield album is back in print featuring 2 bonus tracks. This one is "ready to play!"

 

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Jeff Beck/Live at the Hollywood Bowl ....double CD $24.99

Jeff Beck/Live at the Hollywood Bowl ....double CD $24.99

In the summer of 2016, guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck celebrated 50 years of his musical career with an extraordinary concert at the famous Hollywood Bowl. Beck set the stage ablaze with incredible live versions of "For Your Love," "Beck's Bolero," "Cause We've Ended as Lovers," "Big Block," "Over Under Sideways Down," "A Day in the Life," "Blue Wind," and more. The night also included a legendary list of special guests including Steven Tyler, Billy F. Gibbons, Jan Hammer, Beth Hart, Jimmy Hall and Buddy Guy and concluded with an group encore of "Purple Rain" in honor of Prince.

 

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Jethro Tull/Heavy Horses [Steven Wilson Remix] ....CD $15.99

Jethro Tull/Heavy Horses [Steven Wilson Remix] ....CD $15.99

Upon release in 1978 'Heavy Horses' was a top 20 album on both sides of the Atlantic receiving critical praise as well as commercial success and a cult fan following. This 1CD breakout of Steven Wilson stereo remixes from the deluxe 'New Shoes Edition' features classic tracks such as 'Heavy Horses,' 'Moths' and 'Acres Wild' along with several bonus tracks.

Kraftwerk/12345678 3-D ....CD $14.99

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Love/Forever Changes [50th Anniversary Edition] ....4 CD + DVD +LP Box Set $89.99

Love/Forever Changes [50th Anniversary Edition] ....4 CD + DVD +LP Box Set $89.99

Forever Changes (50th Anniversary Edition)(4CD/1DVD/1LP) - Love's Forever Changes is the psychedelic folk-rock pioneers' finest achievement. The set features a few firsts for the album, including the CD-debut of a remastered version made by its original co-producer and engineer Bruce Botnick, as well as the first-ever release of the mono version on CD. Also included are alternate mixes of the album, as well as a selection of rare and unreleased singles and studio outtakes. Botnick's stereo remaster of the original album makes its vinyl debut on the LP included with this set. It was cut from high resolution digital audio by celebrated audio engineer Bernie Grundman. The DVD that accompanies the anniversary collection includes a 24/96 stereo mix of the album version of the original album remastered by Botnick. Also featured is "Your Mind and We Belong Together," a rare promotional video directed by Elektra producer Mark Abramson that was originally released in 1968.  The vinyl LP contains Botnick's stereo remaster of the original album. It was cut from 'high resolution digital audio' by audio engineer Bernie Grundman.  This package comes in a 12 x 12 hardbound book that features a newly written essay and track-by-track notes by music historian Ted Olsen.

Ten Years After/Cricklewood Green (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Positive Vibrations (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Rock & Roll Music to the World (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99
Ten Years After/Cricklewood Green (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Positive Vibrations (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Rock & Roll Music to the World (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99
Ten Years After/A Space in Time (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Ssssh (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Watt (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99
Ten Years After/A Space in Time (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Ssssh (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99 Ten Years After/Watt (2017 Remaster) ....CD $12.99

Newly Independent Chrysalis Records continues to repackage and refurbish the classic albums of Ten Years After as part of a campaign to reintroduce all their classic albums and releases over the next two years. After the release of the Ten Years After 10 CD Box Set, the original studio albums will now be made available individually in 6 panel digi pack editions.

Michael Landau/Rock Bottom ....CD $16.99

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Mascot Label Group announces the arrival of the latest from certified LA guitar legend Michael Landau, Rock Bottom and it's a mind blowing trip. Rock Bottom sounds like it left the Morrison Hotel in 1970, got lost in Laurel Canyon, and finally found its way out onto Ventura Boulevard in 2017. It suggests Joni Mitchell's heady brew of imagery laden words and mystical melodies as easily as it evokes Hendrix, Arthur Lee and Love's Forever Changes, and Buffalo Springfield. It is, however, above all, an album with a singular voice of its own. Have you ever been experienced? Well, this album will get you where you're going.

 

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Chicago/Chicago: VI Decades Live ....4 CD + DVD Box Set $59.99

Chicago/Chicago: VI Decades Live ....4 CD + DVD Box Set $59.99

Chicago has been a concert force for more than 50 years, thrilling its legion of fans with performances that never disappoint. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers celebrate their live legacy with a 4CD/1DVD collection of previously unreleased concert recordings, which includes several deep cuts that have never appeared on any of the band's live albums.   Chicago: VI Decades Live (This Is What We Do) was recorded between 1969 and 2014, including the band's entire performance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. The DVD features a concert that was originally broadcast on the German music television show Rockpalast in 1977. The set comes with a 24-page booklet illustrated with rare images selected from the band's vast archive.  The first two discs are dedicated to Chicago's headlining performance at the Isle of Wight Festival on August 28, 1970. It's a snapshot of the band on the verge of superstardom and captures them in top form, playing songs from their first two albums - "Beginnings" and "Ballet For A Girl In Buchannon" - as well as "Mother" from their third album, which was unreleased at the time.  The remaining discs include live performances selected from six decades, starting with a trio of songs recorded in Paris in 1969: "Poem for the People," "25 or 6 to 4" and "Liberation." Other highlights include deep tracks like "A Hit By Varese" (1973), "Takin' It on Uptown" (1977) and "Forever" (1987), in addition to songs from Chicago's 1994 big band tour: "In The Mood" and "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."   On February 12, 1977, Chicago played live on the German music television show Rockpalast. The entire concert is included here on DVD. An amazing overview of the band's career to that point, it boasts unforgettable performance of "Saturday in the Park," "Just You 'n' Me," "Call on Me" and "(I've Been) Searchin' So Long/Mogonucleosis," plus covers of the Beatles' "Got to Get You Into My Life" and The Spencer Davis Group's "I'm a Man." As a bonus, the DVD also includes the band's fan favorite performance of "What's this World Comin' To" from the 1973 ABC television special, Chicago in the Rockies.

Dire Straits/Studio Albums 1978-1991 ....6 CD Box Set $37.99

Dire Straits/Studio Albums 1978-1991 ....6 CD Box Set $37.99

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will induct Dire Straits in April, honoring the legendary band's incredible musical legacy Rhino will kick off the celebration early with a career spanning boxed set "The Studio Albums 1978-1991."  Formed in 1977, Dire Straits, led by Mark Knopfler, were one of the iconic groups of the late 20th Century. The Studio Albums 1978 - 1991 brings together all six of the band's studio albums - Dire Straits, Communique, Making Movies, Love over Gold, Brothers in Arms and On Every Street.  All albums have been re-mastered, with all original artwork restored, the six albums are packed in a handsome box set slipcase.

Howard Shore/The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - The Complete Recordings ....triple CD + Blu-Ray Box Set $74.99

Howard Shore/The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - The Complete Recordings ....triple CD + Blu-Ray Box Set $74.99

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - The Complete Recordings (3CD/1Blu-Ray) - An epic film score receives epic treatment with The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring/Complete Recordings. Released for the first time on CD, the complete score for the first film in the Lord of the Rings trilogy contains more than 180 minutes of music on three CDs plus a DVD-Audio disc of the entire score in Surround Sound. Breathtaking and majestic, the 2001 Oscar and Grammy winning score compsted by Howard Shore also includes Enya's Oscar nominated 'May It Be.' For fans of any of The Lord of the Rings films, the Fellowship of the Ring/Complete Recordings is an essential experience.

 


Repertoire

Coming Soon!!!

JCM/Heroes ....import CD $24.99

JCM/Heroes ....import CD $24.99

The brand new album from JCM. Featuring legendary drummer and bandleader Jon Hiseman, guitarist Clem Clempson and bassist and vocalist Mark Clarke.  Eleven tracks including two superb bonus tracks - 'Foyers of Fun' and 'Grease the Wheels.'  Jon Hiseman, the legendary drummer and bandleader who took Colosseum to fame in the 1970s, has formed an exciting new group called JCM (Jon Hiseman, Clem Clempson and Mark Clarke). The trio comprises of Clem Clempson on lead guitar and vocals, Mark Clarke on bass and lead vocals, with of course Jon on drums. Jon: "I always like to do albums with a theme. When I thought of all the guys I have played with over the years, who have now sadly passed away, it seemed right to do an album as a tribute to their memory. So, this record is dedicated to all our musical heroes." Hiseman's Heroes include wild man of the Hammond organ and saxophone Graham Bond and saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith, as well as a plethora of guitarists, notably Jack Bruce, Gary Moore, Ollie Halsall, Alan Holdsworth and Larry Coryell. JCM's debut album has already been hailed as 'amazing.'

 

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Pretty Things/Singapore Silk Torpedo Live on Air - BBC & Other Transmissions 1974-1975 ....import CD + DVD $37.99

Pretty Things/Singapore Silk Torpedo Live on Air - BBC & Other Transmissions 1974-1975 ....import CD + DVD $37.99

This set coincides with the reissues of the Silk Torpedo & Savage Eye LPs.   These BBC & German TV recordings feature their 1974-1976 releases on the Led Zeppelin owned Swan Song label. The two disc brilliant box & slipcase package includes an audio CD and a region free NTSC DVD with liner notes by Mike Stax.

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Mojo/Urgent Delivery ....import CD $27.99

Mojo/Urgent Delivery ....import CD $27.99

Mojo is the brainchild of Jon Camp and Maurice Douglas. Jon is best known for his work as the bassist, vocalist and songwriter with Renaissance, as a producer, and for his work with Roy Wood. Maurice's musical ventures have included his live work with Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash, as well as creating his own albums, and engineering and production work. Urgent Delivery is an eclectic mix of eleven instrumental tracks that sees both players in top form. Ranging from rock / acoustic / classical / and eastern music, Mojo's aim is to appeal to a wide variety of listeners by offering an instrumental album to capture the mood.

 

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Atomic Rooster/Live at the BBC & German TV ....import double CD + DVD $39.99

Atomic Rooster/Live at the BBC & German TV ....import double CD + DVD $39.99

UK three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) set featuring live BBC recordings from the Paris Theatre, London 1972, and Beat Club on German TV 1972.  An outstanding keyboard player and composer, Vincent Crane was the founder of Atomic Rooster, one of the finest progressive rock groups of the super-charged Seventies. When he teamed up with soul singer Chris Farlowe, the mighty Rooster became even more exciting. We can enjoy the fruits their dynamic collaboration one more time, thanks to this unmissable collection of historic recordings from the archives. Our package includes an audio CD Live in London 1972 from a BBC radio show that has Chris singing Rooster classics like 'Devil's Answer,' backed by Vincent's powerhouse organ.  DVD and CD versions of The Lost Broadcasts reveal early 1970s color video footage and audio from German TV's Beat Club.  Chris Farlowe sings different takes of 'Black Snake' and 'Breakthrough' and the frantic guitar of the late John Du Cann is included on tracks like 'Sleeping for Years' and 'I Can't Take Anymore.' Extensive CD liner notes by Repertoire's Chris Welch tell the story of the band with contributions from Chris Farlowe recalling his days in Atomic Rooster.

Andromeda/Andromeda ....import CD $19.99

Andromeda/Andromeda ....import CD $19.99

Andromeda, a powerful, promising trio from the late Sixties, was fronted by an excellent lead guitarist, the late John Du Cann. They blended psychedelia with heavy rock and drew enthusiastic support from famed radio DJ John Peel. Their self-titled album, first issued in 1969, is packed exciting tracks like 'Too Old,' 'The Day Of Change' and extended arrangements of 'Turns to Dust' and 'Return to Sanity.'  Sadly, Andromeda broke up shortly after the album's release and the full story of the band and it's fate is told by Chris Welch in the extensive CD liner notes. Don't miss this rare and unique album by a band once predicted to become giants of progressive rock.

Chris Spedding/Cafe Days ....import CD $19.99

Chris Spedding/Cafe Days ....import CD $19.99

Originally released in 1990.  Remastered by Chris Spedding.  One of music's most in demand and respected session guitarists, Chris Spedding, has had a colorful solo career as heard on this 1990 studio album, 'Café Days.' Steeped in rootsy, bluesy sounds, these 15 tracks showcase Spedding's legendary guitar playing with backing from Steve Berlin on keyboards, Gary Ferguson on drums and Southside Johnny making an appearance on backing vocals. Highlights include a cover of Mose Allison's 'Parchman Farm' and a variety of Spedding penned cuts such as 'Put It on Hold' and 'Smoke My Cigarette.'  This great re-issue of an album, which was released originally in 1990 on the New Rose label, contains 4 bonus tracks. Among the musicians, Spedding worked and played with are Ian Carr, when he played with Nucleus, Bryan Ferry, Jack Bruce or Carla Bley, just to name a few.

 

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Chris Spedding/Click Clack ....import CD $19.99

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Originally released in 2005.  Remastered by Chris Spedding.  Chris Spedding is one of the UK's most versatile and respected musicians whose career has spanned over four decades and includes work with notable acts such as The Vibrators, Bryan Ferry and Paul McCartney. This 2005 studio album 'Click Clack' highlights Spedding's colourful and varied solo career with self-penned numbers such as 'Hilife' and 'How to Get Rid of the Blues.'  Also amongst the 12 tracks are instrumental covers of 'Last Date' (Floyd Cramer) and 'Ramblin'' (Ornette Coleman) that put the spotlight on Spedding's legendary guitar playing.

 

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Zoot Money's Big Roll Band/Big Time Operator ....import 4 CD Set $64.99

Zoot Money's Big Roll Band/Big Time Operator ....import 4 CD Set $64.99

Zoot Money's Big Roll Band was one of the most popular and entertaining groups of the British R&B boom era. A charismatic personality, soulful singer and cool Hammond organist, Zoot was much loved by the Mods who flocked to his shows at London's 'In' clubs like The Flamingo. The Beatles and Rolling Stones were among his greatest fans. The Big Roll Band boasted an array of top class musicians, including guitarist Andy Summers, later to find fame with The Police, saxophonists Johnny Almond and Nick Newall, singer/bass player Paul Williams and drummer Colin Allen. This essential 4 CD box set collection captures the band playing soul, jazz and R&B hits on stage and in the studio with energy, drive and humour. We hear them storm through dozens of songs, including 'Let the Good Times Roll,' 'It Should've Been Me,' 'Barefootin' and their 1965 chart hit 'Big Time Operator.'

 

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Tom McGuinness/Playing for Time ....import CD $19.99

Tom McGuinness/Playing for Time ....import CD $19.99

Playing for Time celebrates the evolution of Tom McGuinness as a uniquely gifted solo artist. It presents a rich variety of songs, including the blues in many different hues. Carefully selected from his first two albums, together with tracks from a forthcoming new solo album, this unmissable CD highlights Tom's virtuosity as a singer, guitarist and composer. Renowned for his work with Manfred Mann, McGuinness Flint and the Blues Band, McGuinness says: "This compilation sums up what I love about the blues and R&B music and reflects all those influences. My song writing draws on the well of great American music, that I try to make my own." Among the standout performances, recorded in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Marcus Cliffe, are "Long Hard Road," "That's the Blues" and "How Lucky Can One Man Be."  Tom gives a track by track summary in the informative CD liner notes by Repertoire's Chris Welch.

 

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Real Gone Music

Coming Soon!!!

Grateful Dead/Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 2 - April Fools' '88 ....triple CD $45.99

Grateful Dead/Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 2 - April Fools' '88 ....triple CD $45.99

Hailing from the well-regarded but seldom-recorded year of 1988 (this Road Trip marked the first physical release of any complete shows from that year), this three CD set offers all of the Dead's April 1, 1988 show at the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, NJ (a.k.a. The Meadowlands), plus over half of the show from the preceding night.  The Dead were, of course, one of the great cover bands of all time, and here you get some real corkers, like the second and final performance of Dylan's "Ballad of a Thin Man" on April 1 and a medley of "Dear Mr. Fantasy"/"Hey Jude"/"All Along the Watchtower" on March 31 (followed by a "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" encore)! April 1 also features the very rarely performed "To Lay Me Down," but for many, the pair of medleys opening the second set, "China Cat Sunflower"/"I Know You Rider" and "Estimated Prophet"/"Eyes of the World," will prove the highlight of the night, as Bob Weir in particular takes flight during "Estimated" and the band lifts off right after him. Big, full-color booklet, mastered by Jeffrey Norman in HDCD sound.

 

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Roy Buchanan/Live at Town Hall 1974 ....double CD $22.99

Roy Buchanan/Live at Town Hall 1974 ....double CD $22.99

This always-electrifying electric guitarist made some fine studio LPs, but his live album "Live Stock" is his most prized document. That LP drew from two sets at NYC's Town Hall on November 27, 1974-but it only featured six of the 21 songs Roy played that night (a seventh came out on a subsequent comp). Here, at long last, are all 21 songs from that night (14 unissued): two versions each of "Hey Joe, " "Too Many Drivers, " "Roy's Bluz, " "Can I Change My Mind, " "Further On up the Road, " "In the Beginning" and more blistering unheard Buchanan!

 

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Barry McGuire & The Doctor/Barry Mcguire & The Doctor ....CD $14.99

Barry McGuire & The Doctor/Barry Mcguire & The Doctor ....CD $14.99

Barry intoned one of the most iconic protest songs of the '60s, "Eve of Destruction," but this 1971 LP is like nothing else he ever did. Fueled by illicit substances, he and blues guitarist "Doctor" Eric Hord (who played with Mamas & Papas) combined psychedelic story-songs with country-blues jams: "The Old Farm," "Too Much City," "Electric City," "Train" and more. This didn't sell a lick-even though Chris Hillman, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Bernie Leadon and Herb Alpert played on the sessions-but it's become a cult classic that the No Depression roots-music blog called "a lost treasure of the era." CD debut!

 

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Keely Smith/Sings the John Lennon-Paul McCartney Songbook ....CD $14.99

Keely Smith/Sings the John Lennon-Paul McCartney Songbook ....CD $14.99

Lots of pop vocalists have tackled the vaunted Lennon-McCartney songbook, but this 1964 release from the late, great Keely Smith was the first album by an artist of her ilk devoted to the lads from Liverpool. And perhaps the best one, too... with sparkling arrangements by Ernie Freeman and Benny Carter, and production from Keely's soon-to-be husband Jimmy Bowen, the record alternately seduces and swings, and Keely's voice - with its bluesy phrasing and lilt patented on The Strip - is the perfect instrument to interpret these Fab tunes. But there's more to the story here.  Sure, "groups" like The Chipmunks and The Hollyridge Strings released Beatles cover albums in 1964, but a pop singer? Of Keely's stature and pedigree? Not a chance. Keely risked ridicule from both the traditionalist and rock and roll camps by crossing over the great pop music divide to record these songs. Many of her peers were still openly dismissive of the Mop Tops; and the new generation digging the Merseybeat sound were likely to see her as square. It was just another courageous, nervy move in a career full of 'em; and Keely's reward was a smash album in the U.K. For the first-ever reissue of this classic record, we've added liner notes by Steve Hochman along with rare photos. Remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision... truly a Fabulous release!

 

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Wounded Bird

Available for a Limited Time Only!

Wounded Bird reissues are licensed for a limited time only.  As such they do go out of print and quite often end up being very valuable collectors' items.  Here are a handful of out-of-print Wounded Bird titles that will only be available while stock lasts.

Hubert Laws/Say It with Silence ....CD $9.49
The Searchers/Love's Melodies ....CD $19.99

 

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Pat Rebillot/Free Fall ....CD $13.99

Pat Rebillot/Free Fall ....CD $13.99

Pat Rebillot is a US based keyboard session and studio musician. He was a long time member of Herbie Mann's various line-ups. He also appears on recordings by John Klemmer, Steely Dan, Average White Band, Gloria Gaynor, Bette Midler, Flora Purim, Hall & Oates, David Newman, John Faddis, Morrissey-Mullen and others. Free Fall is a top notch album that is funky, with a dash of classical, which has a jazz fusion base. This is a sophisticated CD that will be a treasure to have. Featured on this album are drummer Steve Gadd and King Crimson bassist Tony Levin. This album is making it's worldwide CD debut.

 

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Tom Verlaine/Cover [Expanded Edition] ....CD $13.99

Tom Verlaine/Cover [Expanded Edition] ....CD $13.99

Tom Verlaine is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known as the front man of the New York City rock band Television. "Cover" was originally released in 1984. This has only been available on CD as an expensive European import containing flaws and omissions. We fixed the flaw the European import had on "Five Miles of You" so that it isn't cut off at the end and also added "Lindi-Lu," which was missing. Our CD features the original American track listing and sequence, and adds two bonus tracks, "Your Finest Hour" and "Five Miles of You (extended version)."

 

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Suite Steel/The Pedal Steel Guitar Album ....CD $13.99

Suite Steel/The Pedal Steel Guitar Album ....CD $13.99

This is a rare out of print album (never on CD) featuring Buddy Emmons, Jay Dee Maness, Red Rhodes, Sneaky Pete & Rusty Young plus guest appearances by Clarence White & Jim Yester. This album was originally released in 1970 on Elektra Records and is finally making it's worldwide CD debut.

 

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The Pandoras/Stop Pretending ....CD $13.99

The Pandoras/Stop Pretending ....CD $13.99

The Pandoras were an all female rock band from Los Angeles, California. They had a following in the Hollywood garage rock band scene. They were also associated with the Paisley Underground era in Hollywood's alternative rock scene that shared an aesthetic heavily influenced by 1960s and psychedelia. Stop Pretending came out in 1986. This Expanded Edition CD adds 10 rare bonus tracks to the original 12 song lineup that was on the original Rhino Records LP release.

 

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Mickey Thomas/Alive Alone ....CD $13.99

Mickey Thomas/Alive Alone ....CD $13.99

Mickey Thomas was the lead singer of Jefferson Starship from 1979-1990. Originally released on Elektra Records, Alive Alone debuted in 1981 and spent 3 weeks on the Billboard Music charts. It features a cover version of Cream's "Badge." This album is making it's worldwide CD debut.

 

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Jan Berry/Second Wave [20th Anniversary Edition] ....CD $13.99

Jan Berry/Second Wave [20th Anniversary Edition] ....CD $13.99

Jan Berry was one half of the legendary 1960s "surf music" singing duo Jan & Dean. Throughout the first half of the 1960s, Jan & Dean had numerous hit singles and albums. In 1966 Jan was seriously injured in an automobile accident. In 1997 he made what was to be his last recording, the album Second Wave. As a tribute to Jan we now bring back Second Wave in this 20th Anniversary Edition featuring two additional bonus tracks.

 

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Gary

The Artist Shop
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# 752

May 13, 2018

 

Hi, folks,

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. Also be sure to check out the Gary's Stash at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm . The page has recently been updated so everything listed there should still be available as of the time of this mailing.

In Today's Newsletter

Fie!: Van der Graaf Generator
Alucard: Gentle Giant
DGM: King Crimson
Seventh: Magma
Esoteric: Anthony Phillips, Barclay James Harvest, Harmony for Elephants, Seventh Wave, Procol Harum, Comus, The Trio, Wetton Downes Icon, Darryl Way, Jerome Froese & Claudia Brucken, Chris Rainbow, The Electric Prunes, Chris Squire, Sky, Colosseum II, Peter Banks, Humble Pie, The Residents, Nirvana, Stray, Roger Glover & Friends
Burning Shed: Dave Sinclair, David Cross, Rick Wakeman, David Sylvian & Holger Czukay, Tangekanic, Alberto Rigoni with Marco Minnemann, Robert Reed, Big Big Train, Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band, Neil Campbell, ESP 2.0 [Coyle, Lowe & Brzezicki], Time Collider, Brand X, Jadis, Jon Durant, Marillion, Adam Holzman, Pat Mastelotto & Markus Reuter, Colin Edwin & Robert Jurjendal, Bjorn Riis, Plenty, Robert Reed, Isildurs Bane


Fie!

Coming Soon!!!

Van der Graaf Generator/Live at Rockpalast: Leverkusen 2005 ....import double CD + DVD $24.99

Van der Graaf Generator/Live at Rockpalast: Leverkusen 2005 ....import double CD + DVD $24.99

Almost two years earlier, Van der Graaf Generator had already played with the idea of getting back together again. When Peter Hammill had a heart attack in 2003, he was not the only one feeling the urge to get that planned project to finally happen. There had been a strong feeling of unfinished business, David Jackson remembers.  "The gig at the Jazzfestival in Leverkusen - the only one in Germany - was meant to be the climax of the reunion tour in 2005. We knew that it was going to be filmed and recorded professionally:   something that was extremely rare in the history of Van der Graaf Generator. Up to this point in our career, a film of a whole live concert just didn't exist!" according to Jackson. There had indeed not been a video recording of an entire Van der Graaf Generator concert by then. "The Leverkusen concert came near the end of our 2005 reunion touring, by which time we were feeling comfortable on stage again," Hugh Banton recalls. Guy Evans raves about, "...the intimate connection that was built with the audience during the concert and helped making it a very special night; not least because it was Peter Hammill's 57th birthday." The first gentle flute notes of the opener The Undercover Man opened a door into the past. Now, Van der Graaf Generator played as energetically, dark and seductive as in their zenith in the mid '70s. Peter Hammill's voice was as powerful as ever which is very much outstanding regarding his eccentric, headstrong but most importantly emotional vocal style. But above all, the gig on hand is a document of honest devotion not only between the band and their fans but between the band members themselves reflecting their deep friendship. All the sadder is the falling-out with David Jackson shortly after the tour. Both parties maintain silence on the reasons. Therefore, Jackson sounds a little bitter when praising the current CD's amenities: You will not get another chance to see a better show by that line up!

 

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Alucard

Coming Soon!!!

Gentle Giant/I Lost My Head (The Chrysalis Years 1975-1980) ....import 4 CD Set $42.99

Gentle Giant/I Lost My Head (The Chrysalis Years 1975-1980) ....import 4 CD Set $42.99

A 2018 re-pressing of the 2012 4CD set collecting all of Gentle Giant's 'Chrysalis' albums alongside bonus tracks including John Peel sessions, 7" mixes, live tracks and b sides.  The studio releases Free Hand, Interview, The Missing Piece, Giant for a Day and Civilian are joined by the much-loved live album, Playing the Fool (1976).   Clamshell box with 4CDs in card wallets and a 16 page booklet.

 

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DGM

Available Now!!!

King Crimson/Live in Vienna 2016 ....triple CD $25.99

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Three CDs featuring the complete concert from Vienna on Dec. 1st 2016 mixed from the original multi-track tapes. CDs Presented in concert sequence with discs 1 & 2 featuring the complete first and second sets. CD 3 features Vienna encores plus the long awaited live recorded debut of Fracture by the 2016 line-up as performed in Copenhagen. CD3 also features a series of soundscapes edited into newly sequenced pieces. Drawn from the introduction music (composed/improvised afresh for each night) & featuring Robert Fripp, Mel Collins & Tony Levin, this essential component of current live KC shows also receives its most complete presentation to date. Presented in a 4 fold-out digifile package with 16 pages booklet featuring tour photos & notes by David Singleton & housed in a slipcase.

 

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Seventh

Available Now!!!

Magma/Concert 1971: Bruxelles Theatre 140 ....import double CD $34.99

Magma/Concert 1971: Bruxelles Theatre 140 ....import double CD $34.99

Digitally remastered two CD edition of this live release from the French progressive band. Recorded on November 12th, 1971 at the Theatre 140, this CD is an outstanding document in that it represents the only live recording of Magma on CD at the time. With the musicians featuring on the album Magma 2, the band plays pieces taken from Kobaia and from 1001 Degrees Centigrades, the first two albums of the band. The most interesting thing about this recording though is that it also introduces two pieces that were not fully complete at the time: Sowiloi, where Teddy Lasry shows how talented a flute-player he is, and Mekanik Kommandoh, played in public for the first time.

 

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Magma/Retrospektiw ....vinyl triple LP $69.99

Magma/Retrospektiw ....vinyl triple LP $69.99

Magma on a triple vinyl LP set.  One of the greatest, most idiosyncratic & original bands ever. This is from their reunion concert in Paris in 1980. Be prepared for some intense listening, as these all feature amazing playing & a truly twisted vision.

 


Esoteric

Coming Soon!!!

Anthony Phillips/The Geese and the Ghost [Definitive Edition] ....import double CD + DVD $32.99

Anthony Phillips/The Geese and the Ghost [Definitive Edition] ....import double CD + DVD $32.99

Original Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips released his solo debut album The Geese And The Ghost in 1977. A pastoral and reflective work, the album gained instant cult status with its beautifully crafted combination of folk, singer-songwriter and classical influences.  With its similarities to Trespass and stand-out performances from Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins, the album provided a fascinating glimpse into a mid-1970s Genesis that never was.  This 2018 repress of the 2015 Esoteric label re-issue of the album is an expanded 2 CD/1 DVD version and includes a poster.  Re-mastered from the original master tapes by Simon Heyworth, it includes a 5.1. mix of the album by Andy Myles and Simon Heyworth, along with a CD of demos and early versions of the tracks. The bonus tracks are completed with the addition of both sides of an aborted single from 1973, Silver Song and Only Your Love (previously unreleased). Both tracks feature Phil Collins on vocals.  Presented in a clamshell box which includes a lavishly illustrated booklet with an essay.

Barclay James Harvest/Barclay James Harvest ....import CD $20.99
Barclay James Harvest/Barclay James Harvest [Limited Deluxe Edition] ....import triple CD + DVD Box Set $69.99

Barclay James Harvest/Barclay James Harvest [Limited Deluxe Edition] ....import triple CD + DVD Box Set $69.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the legendary self-titled debut album by Barclay James Harvest. In April 1968 Barclay James Harvest released their first single, Early Morning, on EMI's Parlophone label and became the first signing to EMI's progressive label Harvest Records (named after them) the following year. Their self-titled debut album was released in June 1970, and saw BJH successfully fuse an orchestra with rock to create a unique, sometimes pastoral, form of symphonic progressive rock. Produced by Norman Smith (also famed for his work with Pink Floyd and the Pretty Things), Barclay James Harvest was dominated by the twelve minute epic Dark Now My Sky and also featured such wonderful material as The Iron Maiden, Mother Dear, When the World Was Woken and the fine rock tracks Taking Some Time On and Good Love Child. The album established Barclay James Harvest as a unique group and paved the way for a remarkable career and a catalogue of music that continues to endure. This expanded reissue has been newly remastered from the original master tapes and also includes nine bonus tracks, including the classic Early Morning, Brother Thrush and Taking Some Time On singles and four tracks recorded in August 1968.

The  limited edition comprises three CDs and a DVD).  This expanded reissue has been newly re-mastered from the original master tapes and features an additional 33 bonus tracks drawn from new 5. 1 surround sound & stereo mixes from the original multi-track master tapes, BBC radio sessions from 1968 and 1971, the singles Early Morning, Brother Thrush & Taking Some Time On, a rare Woolly Wolstenholme solo demo from 1969 of The Sun Will Never Shine, along with the 1968 short film Mr. Sunshine. The set also includes a lavishly illustrated 68 page book with previously unseen photographs and an essay by BJH specialists Keith & Monika Domone. Additionally, the set includes a facsimile of the 1970 Barclay James Harvest orchestral tour programme and two facsimile press releases from 1968 and 1969, postcards and a replica 1968 record shop poster for the Early Morning single. This special edition of Barclay James Harvest is a fitting tribute to a fine band.

 

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Various Artists/Harmony for Elephants ....import CD $18.99

Various Artists/Harmony for Elephants ....import CD $18.99

Esoteric Antenna is pleased to announce the release of a charity album featuring new tracks by legendary artists from the "progressive" music world; "Harmony for Elephants."  The album features new music donated to raise funds and awareness for the charity Elephants for Africa, an organization dedicated to protecting the endangered African elephant through research and education.  The music was written specifically to accompany a book written by wildlife photographer and biologist Lesley Wood and founder of Elephants for Africa Dr Kate Evans.  Featuring unique recordings by former Genesis members and celebrated solo artists Steve Hackett & Anthony Phillips (both on a collaborative track with Roger King and several solo pieces), award winning vocalist Nad Sylvan and additional superb contributions by artists Nick Magnus, Tony Patterson, Brendan Eyre, Rob Townsend, Amanda Lehmann, Andy Tillison Diskdrive, Andy Neve, Dale Newman and Anna Madsen, "Harmony for Elephants"   is a fine collection of music created for a most worthy cause.  Tim Bowness (No-Man) and Dave Gregory (XTC/Big Big Train) contribute to the closing seven minute epic 'Speak For Me.'

 

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Seventh Wave/Things to Come [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Seventh Wave/Things to Come [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the album Things to Come by Seventh Wave.  Released in 1974 by Gull Records, Things to Come was the brainchild of musicians Ken Elliott and Kieran O'Connor (previously with the pioneering group Second Hand).  The conceptual album was recorded at Chalk Farm Studios in London and was the result of many hours of meticulous overdubbing, with Ken Elliott playing an arsenal of keyboards and utilizing the latest synthesiser technology of the day (in addition to providing vocals), whilst Kieran O'Connor played a multitude of percussion.  The finished work was truly ground-breaking and in hindsight was very much ahead of its time, proving inspirational to a new generation of musicians. A stunning work of technical complexity, Things to Come was critically acclaimed and led to Seventh Wave becoming a fully-fledged touring band that would include Hugh Banton (of Van Der Graaf Generator) among their ranks.  The album has now been re-mastered from the Gull master tapes and includes a bonus track of the single version of Metropolis (previously unreleased on CD).  This new edition of Things to Come restores the original album artwork and features an essay by Malcolm Dome and exclusive interviews with Ken Elliott, Hugh Banton and producer Neil Richmond.

 

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Seventh Wave/Psi-Fi [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Seventh Wave/Psi-Fi [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the album Psi-Fi by Seventh Wave.  Released in 1975 by Gull Records, Psi-Fi was the second album by Seventh Wave.  Psi-Fi followed on from the acclaimed Things to Come (released the previous year) and was the result of many sessions at Chalk Farm Studios in London. Unlike the previous Seventh Wave album, Psi-Fi saw keyboard player / vocalist Ken Elliott and percussionist Kieran O'Connor joined in the studio by such guests as keyboard player Hugh Banton (of Van Der Graaf Generator), vocalists Rob Elliott and Pepi Lemer and bass guitarist Steve Cook.  Psi-Fi was another ground-breaking album and was critically acclaimed upon its release, being very much ahead of its time, proving inspirational to a new generation of musicians.  The album has now been re-mastered from the Gull master tapes and includes two bonus tracks; the single versions of Manifestations and Only the Beginning (Part 1) (previously unreleased on CD). This new edition of Psi-Fi restores the original album artwork and features an essay by Malcolm Dome and exclusive interviews with Ken Elliott, Hugh Banton and producer Neil Richmond.

 

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Procol Harum/Grand Hotel [Expanded Edition] ....import CD + DVD $26.99

Procol Harum/Grand Hotel [Expanded Edition] ....import CD + DVD $26.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of an expanded two disc edition of the acclaimed Procol Harum album "Grand Hotel." Released in March 1973 the album was the first to feature a line-up of Gary Brooker (piano, vocals), Alan Cartwright (bass), Chris Copping (organ), Mick Grabham (guitars) and B.J. Wilson (drums) and was remarkable for its musical diversity and was hailed as "A masterpiece of musical perfection and lyricism" by the NME weekly music paper. From the sumptuously orchestrated title track, to compositions such as 'For Liquorice John,' 'Fires (Which Burnt Brightly),' 'Bringing Home The Bacon,' 'Toujours L'Amour' and 'Robert's Box' - "Grand Hotel" defied classification but remains one of Procol Harum's best loved and most admired works.  This expanded two disc edition includes five bonus tracks, (three previously unreleased), taken from the early recording sessions, along with a DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring a previously unreleased performance filmed for RTBF television in Belgium from November 1973. The release also features a replica of the book included with the original LP of "Grand Hotel" and a further lavishly illustrated booklet featuring material from Gary Brooker's personal archive and an essay by Procol Harum authority Roland Clare featuring comments from Gary Brooker.

 

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Procol Harum/Exotic Birds & Fruit [Expanded Edition] ....import triple CD $33.99

Procol Harum/Exotic Birds & Fruit [Expanded Edition] ....import triple CD $33.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of an expanded 3CD edition of the acclaimed Procol Harum album "Exotic Birds And Fruit." Released in April 1974, the album was the product of a series of recording sessions beset by power cuts, the result of industrial strife during the winter of 1973. Despite having to work around these difficult conditions, "Exotic Birds and Fruit" would prove to be another fine collection of material written by Gary Brooker and lyricist Keith Reid, featuring such classic tracks as 'Nothing but the Truth,' 'As Strong as Samson,' 'Beyond the Pale,' 'Butterfly Boys' and 'The Idol.' The album would reveal the line-up of Gary Brooker, Alan Cartwright, Chris Copping, Mick Grabham and B.J. Wilson to be in fine, inspired form.   This new expanded three CD edition of "Exotic Birds And Fruit" includes the original album (with two bonus tracks), along with two additional discs featuring the band's entire performance for BBC Radio One's In Concert show from March 1974 and a previously unreleased 65 minute live set recorded at January Sound Studios in Dallas on July 5th 1974 for KZEW FM.  The release also includes a lavishly illustrated booklet featuring material from Gary Brooker's personal archive and an essay by Procol Harum authority Roland Clare featuring comments from Gary Brooker.

Procol Harum/The Prodigal Stranger [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Procol Harum/The Prodigal Stranger [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a re-mastered and expanded edition of the album "The Prodigal Stranger" by Procol Harum.  The album was released in August 1991 following a fourteen year hiatus by the band and saw a reunion of Gary Brooker, lyricist Keith Reid, organist Matthew Fisher and guitarist Robin Trower. With assistance from Dave Bronze (bass) and Mark Brzezicki (drums), "The Prodigal Stranger" was a welcome return by Procol Harum and a strong collection of songs.   This new expanded edition of "The Prodigal Stranger" has been newly re-mastered and includes three previously unreleased bonus tracks; two demos from 1990 and a live recording of 'Holding On' for SWR Radio in Germany in 2003.  The release also includes an illustrated booklet featuring material from Gary Brooker's personal archive and an essay by Procol Harum authority Roland Clare featuring comments from Gary Brooker.

 

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Comus/First Utterance ....import CD $20.99

Comus/First Utterance ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the legendary album First Utterance by Comus.  Released in February 1971 on Pye Records' progressive rock label Dawn, First Utterance was a darkly stunning masterpiece by Comus, a group who arguably defy being classified in any genre. Too dark, loud and eccentric to be folk, but too unconventional to be classified as a rock band, the influence of Comus' work extended far beyond their short life. Mikael Akerfeldt of Swedish band Opeth was so enamoured with the band that he named Opeth's 1998 album My Arms, Your Hearse from the lyrics of the Comus song Drip, Drip.  Featuring a line-up of Glen Goring (6-string Acoustic Guitar, 12 string Acoustic Guitar, Slide & Electric Guitar, Hand Drums & Vocals), Andy Hellaby (Bass), Colin Pearson (Violin & Viola), Roger Wooton (Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals), Rob Young (Flute, Oboe & Hand Drums) and Bobbie Watson (Vocals, Percussion), Comus were regular performers at David Bowie's Arts Lab in Beckenham, Kent in 1969. Earning a reputation on the UK college and university live music circuit, Comus signed to Dawn Records in 1970, releasing the album "First Utterance" and the 'Diana' maxi single in 1971 before falling apart.  Their 1971 album later attained a significant cult following and is regarded as one of the most interesting and influential releases on the Dawn label. This expanded and re-mastered reissue includes four bonus tracks taken from the 'Diana' maxi-single, along with the song 'All the Colours of Darkness,' recorded during the "First Utterance" sessions. The booklet restores the original album artwork and features an essay by Malcolm Dome and interviews with band members.

 

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The Trio/Incantation - The Dawn Recordings 1970 - 1971 ....import double CD $24.99

The Trio/Incantation - The Dawn Recordings 1970 - 1971 ....import double CD $24.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a remastered two CD anthology comprising all the recordings made for the Dawn label by the ground-breaking progressive jazz ensemble, Thew Trio. Coming together in 1969, The Trio featured John Surman (baritone & soprano saxes, bass clarinet), Barre Phillips (bass) and Stu Martin (drums). All three musicians had earned fine reputations for excellence in the jazz world and had a desire to push musical boundaries in their work and had a desire to appeal to the emerging "progressive" music scene. Performing on bills with rock acts such as Captain Beefheart and Yes, The Trio signed to Pye Records' newly formed progressive imprint, Dawn Records in 1970.  Their self-titled double album was produced by Peter Eden and released in July of that year. Aimed squarely at a progressive audience, The Trio was critically acclaimed. The 1971 album Conflagration saw the three musicians joined by a host of celebrated musicians for the sessions at Pye Studios in Marble Arch, London. Notable guests included Chick Corea, Dave Holland, John Marshall and Mark Charig among others.  This new 2 CD anthology has been re-mastered from the original Dawn Records' tapes and includes a booklet with an essay by Sid Smith featuring exclusive interviews with John Surman, Barre Phillips and producer Peter Eden.

Wetton Downes Icon/Icon ....import CD $21.99

Wetton Downes Icon/Icon ....import CD $21.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, iCon was the collaborative band of the late John Wetton and keyboardist Geoff Downes.  Wetton/Downes were the song-writing duo behind the ASIA catalogue including the mega hit 'Heat of the Moment.' Geoff Downes is a current member of YES.  This definitive remastered re-release also includes all of the rare tracks from the iCon "Heat of the Moment" EP.  The album features special guest appearances by: Annie Haslam, Hugh McDowell and Ian McDonald.  This re-release is part of a prestigious re-issue campaign which will see all of the band's studio and live albums re-released as definitive editions.

Wetton Downes Icon/Rubicon ....import CD $21.99

Wetton Downes Icon/Rubicon ....import CD $21.99

This definitive remastered re-release of "Rubicon" includes the track 'The Harbour Wall' which was previously only available in Japan as a bonus track.  The album features special guest appearances by: Anneke van Giersbergen and Hugh McDowell.   This re-release is part of a prestigious re-issue campaign which will see all of the band's studio and live albums re-released as definitive edition.

Wetton Downes Icon/Icon 3 ....import CD $21.99

Wetton Downes Icon/Icon 3 ....import CD $21.99

This definitive remastered re-release of "3" includes the track 'Live Another Day' which was previously only available in Japan as a bonus track.  The album features special guest appearances by: Anne-Marie Helder, Hugh McDowell and Andreas Vollenweider.  This re-release is part of a prestigious re-issue campaign which will see all of the band's studio and live albums re-released as definitive editions.

Darryl Way/Vivaldi's Four Seasons in Rock ....import CD $21.99

Darryl Way/Vivaldi's Four Seasons in Rock ....import CD $21.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, Darryl Way is the co-founder of Curved air, a trail blazing rock violinist and composer. To mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of his classic rock anthem 'Vivaldi,' Darryl Way has arranged and recorded the whole of Vivaldi's masterpiece 'The Four Seasons' and given it the same 'rock' treatment.   Darryl Way says of the album "If you were a fan of my Curved Air track 'Vivaldi,' there's a good chance you're going to like this as well."

Jerome Froese & Claudia Brucken/Beginn ....import CD $19.99

Jerome Froese & Claudia Brucken/Beginn ....import CD $19.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, Beginn is a fascinating fusion of the talents of Claudia Brucken (Propaganda) and Jerome Froese (Tangerine Dream) highlighting electronic sounds and sonic dreamscapes. Brucken's unmistakable voice covers an astounding range from ethereally fragile to experienced diva and blend into electronic song structures that mix Froese's trademark Guitartronica with synth-heavy experiments. Suzanne Freytag, Brucken's co-vocalist in Propaganda, also collaborates on the song Sweet Sense (Of) Liberation. The special foldout digipak CD designed by Philip Marshall (ZTT) with the input of Claudia, Jerome and Paul Morley.

Chris Rainbow/White Trails [Expanded] ....import CD $17.99

Chris Rainbow/White Trails [Expanded] ....import CD $17.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, 1979 album from UK vocalist who has worked with Camel, Alan Parsons Project, Jon Anderson, Toyah and more.  Active as a solo recording artist between the years of 1975-1981, Chris Rainbow wrote and recorded three very highly regarded albums, Home Of the Brave (1975), Looking Over My Shoulder (1978) and this release, his third full length recording, White Trails (1979), as well as a collection of singles throughout his valued career.  Includes the singles 'Love You Eternally,' 'Ring Ring' and 'Body Music.'  Features the sought after bonus tracks 'Body Music' (7" Version), 'Girl in Collision' (12" Version) and 'Body Music' (12" Version).  First time released on CD in the UK.  All material has been fully remastered especially for this release.

The Electric Prunes/Mass in F Minor + Release of an Oath ....import CD $20.99

The Electric Prunes/Mass in F Minor + Release of an Oath ....import CD $20.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red, released in 1967 and 1968 these Electric Prunes albums were certainly something different ie progressive, psychedelic, religious rock.   The "Mass in F Minor" is best known for the song 'Kyrie Eleison' which was featured in the movie soundtrack of Easy Rider. Instrumentally the Prunes only appeared on the first three tracks. Jim Lowe, whose vocals were double-tracked for effect, later commented "David Axelrod was so far above what we as a garage band were able to deliver that outside musicians were used to complete the recording, including members of Canadian band The Collectors (later to become Chilliwack)."  "Release of an Oath" is based on one of the most sacred Jewish prayers, the Kol Nidre which is recited on the eve of Yom Kippur.  Both albums feature orchestra and top Los Angeles studio musicians. They were written and arranged by David Axelrod.  The ideal coupling of two classic albums.

 

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Chris Squire/Fish Out of Water [Remastered & Expanded] ....import double CD $18.99
Chris Squire/Fish Out of Water [Deluxe Limited Edition] ....import 2CD + 2DVD + LP + 2 7" Singles Box Set $95.99

Chris Squire/Fish Out of Water [Deluxe Limited Edition] ....import 2CD + 2DVD + LP + 2 7" Singles Box Set $95.99

An expanded double CD edition of Yes founder Chris Squire's extraordinary 1975 solo album Fish Out of Water, featuring a 2018 stereo mix by Jakko Jakszyk, a 2018 remaster of the original mix, and bonus tracks.  Recorded in the late spring and summer of 1975 while Yes was on hiatus, Fish Out of Water was a breathtaking work, equal to any Yes album in terms of sheer invention and creativity. The album was essentially a collaboration between Chris Squire and his friend Andrew Pryce Jackman, a gifted arranger who had been a member of The Syn, Squire's pre-Yes group.  The sessions saw typically brilliant contributions from former Yes drummer Bill Bruford, Yes keyboard player Patrick Moraz and Mel Collins (King Crimson) and Jimmy Hastings (Caravan).   Released in November 1975, Fish Out of Water was a Top 30 chart hit in the UK and made the US Billboard Top 75 album chart, going on to sell around 500,000 copies worldwide.  The four bonus tracks include the single edits of Lucky Seven and Silently Falling, and both sides of the 1981 single by Chris Squire and Alan White Run with the Fox and Return of the Fox (both tracks appearing on CD for the first time).  The double CD set also contains an illustrated booklet with an essay by Sid Smith featuring exclusive interviews with Bill Bruford, Patrick Moraz, Gregg Jackman and Jakko Jakszyk

The highlight of the limited edition deluxe boxed set is a stunning new 5.1 Surround Sound mix (exclusive to this set on an NTSC / Region Free DVD), along with a new stereo mix, from the original multi-track master tapes by Jakko Jakszyk and a new re-master of the original 1975 mix by Paschal Byrne. Fish Out of Water also includes four bonus tracks of the single edits of 'Lucky Seven' and 'Silently Falling,' along with both sides of the 1981 single by Chris Squire and Alan White, 'Run With the Fox' and Return of the Fox (appearing on CD for the first time).  The boxed set also includes a replica 180 gram gatefold LP with poster of Fish Out of Water (mastered and cut from the original tapes at Abbey Road studios), along with two seven inch singles of 'Lucky Seven' b/w 'Silently Falling' and 'Run With the Fox' b/w 'Return of the Fox,' both in picture sleeves. To complete the content is a visual DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring the 1975 Fish Out of Water promotional film featuring the songs Hold Out Your Hand and 'You By My Side,' along with a 2006 interview with Chris Squire conducted by Jon Kirkman and a 2006 audio commentary by Chris Squire. Finally, the set also contains a 36-page book with an essay by Sid Smith featuring exclusive interviews with Bill Bruford, Patrick Moraz, Gregg Jackman and Jakko Jakszyk.  Always justly proud of his first solo album, it was Chris Squire's long held wish that a 5.1 surround mix would be undertaken of the work someday. This Esoteric Recordings edition finally brings this to fruition and is a fitting tribute to the artistry of Chris and his collaborator, Andrew Pryce Jackman.

 

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Sky/The Studio Albums 1979-1987 ....import 7 CD + DVD Box Set $36.99

Sky/The Studio Albums 1979-1987 ....import 7 CD + DVD Box Set $36.99

Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of "The Studio Albums 1979 - 1987," a new clamshell boxed set that gathers together all seven studio albums released by the legendary classical rock band Sky over a nine year period. Includes a bonus remastered DVD (NTSC / Region Free) - "Sky - Live in Nottingham 1990" with two previously unreleased & un-broadcast tracks. CDs remastered from the original master tapes.

Anthony Phillips/Private Parts & Pieces IX - XI ....import 4 CD Box Set $35.99

Anthony Phillips/Private Parts & Pieces IX - XI ....import 4 CD Box Set $35.99

Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a four CD clamshell boxed set anthology by legendary guitarist, composer and instrumentalist Anthony Phillips. Anthony was a founding member of Genesis alongside Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks with whom he recorded the albums "From Genesis to Revelation" and "Trespass." After leaving the group in 1970, Anthony studied orchestration and harmony externally at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. After passing his LGSM exams, he taught music at Reeds School and Peper Harrow whilst continuing to compose and record in his home studio.  He marked his return to the commercial music scene with the release of his debut solo album "The Geese & The Ghost" in 1977 and continued to create a large and diverse output as a recording artist on albums such as "Wise After the Event," "Sides," "Slow Dance," "1984" and "Field Day." Alongside these releases, Anthony is known for the successful series of the Private Parts & Pieces albums. Beginning in 1978, the first four volumes featured an extensive range of music recorded by Ant for various projects (going as far back as 1972) and came to be regarded by fans as essential collections of his wide and diverse compositional work.  Now, Anthony Phillips and Jonathan Dann have compiled this four disc deluxe set, which gathers together Volumes IX to XI of the Private Parts & Pieces albums, Dragonfly Dreams, Soiree and City of Dreams, along with an additional 18-track CD of previously unreleased material, Private Parts and Extra Pieces III, featuring recordings made between 1991 and 2012. Private Parts & Pieces IX - XI is the definitive statement on these classic albums. The set includes a lavish booklet with an essay by Jonathan Dann and fully restores the artwork of the original releases.

Colosseum II/War Dance [Remastered Edition] ....import CD $20.99

Colosseum II/War Dance [Remastered Edition] ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered edition of the classic 1977 album by Colosseum II "War Dance." The album was the final record release by the band. Orginally formed in 1975 by virtuoso drummer Jon Hiseman, Colosseum II also featured legendary guitarist Gary Moore, keyboard player Don Airey and, in it's first incarnation, Mike Starrs (vocals) and Neil Murray (bass). Following the release of the album "Strange New Flesh," Starrs and Murray departed and bass guitarist John Mole joined the fold, with Gary Moore undertaking vocal duties. This line-up recorded "Electric Savage" in early 1977 and this, their final album, later that year. Never officially issued on CD in the UK, this Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the original MCA Records master tapes and the booklet restores the original album artwork and features an essay by Malcolm Dome with an exclusive interview with Jon Hiseman.

 

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Peter Banks/Be Well Be Safe Be Lucky... The Anthology ....import double CD $16.99

Peter Banks/Be Well Be Safe Be Lucky... The Anthology ....import double CD $16.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - Peter Banks was one of the original members of Yes and an accomplished guitarist, but sadly passed away in 2013.  This set is being released in his memory, by his estate, during the 5th anniversary of his passing and the 50th Anniversary of Yes.  This is the FIRST EVER compilation of his solo career.   This set includes 'Knights (Reprise)' which features Phil Collins, Steve Hackett and the late John Wetton.  This set also includes the first release of the short instrumental 'Knights (Revisited)' which features Billy Sherwood, Jay Schellen and Tony Kaye of Yes.  The second disc features numerous rarities, (including two previously unreleased extended tracks) collected together from seven different sources... a 'catch all' of Peter Banks tracks that fans may not have heard before.  The second disc includes the astonishing guitar led instrumental re-record of Yes' 'Astral Traveller.'   The booklet features an original poem by Bill Ward of Black Sabbath, included with kind permission.  The set also features new artwork and the audio has received a 2018 remaster.

Humble Pie/Official Bootleg Box Set Vol 2 ....import 5 CD Box Set $31.99

Humble Pie/Official Bootleg Box Set Vol 2 ....import 5 CD Box Set $31.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - Hot on the heels of last year's Humble Pie's Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 1 comes the Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 2, collating rare and previously (officially) unreleased live shows that were illicitly recorded between 1971 and 1981. Originally emerging from the remnants of The Small Faces, Humble Pie formed in 1969 when guitarist and vocalist Steve Marriott joined forces with Peter Frampton, drummer Jerry Shirley and bassist Greg Ridley, and began their ascent to conquering the theatres and then arenas of North America, culminating in 1972's double live Performance: Rockin' The Filmore. Frampton left in 1971 for a highly successful solo career, replaced by Colosseum's Clem Clempson, and it was this line-up that was captured in New York in 1971 at one of Clem's first shows with the Pie. The extemporisations of Performance: Rockin' The Filmore became the basis for much of Humble Pie's live repertoire for the remainder of the '70s, but this 1971 New York show does include their unique take of Eddie Cochran's 'C'mon Everybody' and 'I Wonder' from the soon to be released Smokin' LP. Their March 1972 set from Boston also includes 'The Fixer' and '(I'm A) Road Runner' (also from their Smokin' opus, as well as 'Four Day Creep,' and Ray Charles' classics 'Hallelujah (I Love Her So)' and 'I Don't Need No Doctor' from their Fillmore set. Humble Pie would split in 1975 following their Street Rats record, but not before their Philadelphia show on March 15, 1975, captured on Disc 3. Disc 3 is completed by three tracks featuring the Blackberries, including 'Oh La-De-Da' from Thunderbox. The Pie would reform for 1980's On To Victory comeback, this time with a line-up featuring Bobby Tench from the Jeff Beck Group on guitar and vocals and bassist Anthony "Sooty" Jones. Disc 4 from Privates Club, N. Y. C. , March 25, 1981 features 'Infatuation' and 'Fool For A Pretty Face' from the latest On To Victory, plus their take on Elvis's classic 'All Shook Up' and their reworking of Small Faces' classic 'Tin Soldier' from their soon to be released Go For The Throat. Recorded a month later, their show from the Country Club, Reseda, Los Angeles on May 17, 1981, completes this collection on Disc 5 with a mixture of Pie classics as well as new numbers from On To Victory and Go For The Throat. As well as plenty of rare memorabilia, the booklet features an essay from Malcolm Dome based on new interviews with Pie drummer, Jerry Shirley, as well as first-hand accounts from Humble Pie associate, Iain McGonigal. Whilst every effort has been made to produce the best possible audio, limitations in the material drawn from various, non-standard, and un-offical sources means that the quality may not be up to the standard usually expected. All tracks have been included for their historical importance, and to present an anthology of Humble Pie live on stage from 1971-1981. The Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 2 is a raw testament to what this band did best; playing bluesy, gutsy, soulful hard rock, live on stage. Drawn from a variety of mainly audience recordings that have previously only been available as "under the counter" pirate releases, this is an honest, often unforgiving, tribute to a classic and much missed '70s super-group.

Humble Pie/Back on Track + Live in Cleveland [Expanded Edition] ....import double CD $21.99

Humble Pie/Back on Track + Live in Cleveland [Expanded Edition] ....import double CD $21.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - The late 1960s was the era of the "super-group," and with the dissolution of the Small Faces and the Herd, Steve Marriott and Peter Frampton joined forces in 1969 to record for Andrew Loog Oldham's Immediate label, joined by drummer Jerry Shirley and bassist Greg Ridley. Frampton moved on to huge solo acclaim following the obligatory double live LP, Performance: Rockin' The Fillmore, an album that would become Humble Pie's template on stage for the next decade. Joined by former Pie alumnus, Greg Ridley on bass and Bobby Tench from the Jeff Beck Group on guitar and vocals, drummer Jerry Shirley enlisted Bad Company guitarist Dave "Bucket" Colwell in 2001 for a new line-up and record from Humble Pie. Their 11th studio album, Back On Track, has much to offer fans of classic Humble Pie as much as fans of classic, blues-based hard rock. Produced with Andy Jackson, famed for his work with Pink Floyd, the album also features guest appearances from Zoot Money on Hammond organ. The album was recorded at Jacobs Studios near Farnham in Surrey, as well as David Gilmour's famed houseboat Astoria Studios, between December 2001 and January 2002, and released the following month. 16 years on, Back On Track remains a worthy addition to the Humble Pie catalogue. Going back a further 12 years, Jerry Shirley and Humble Pie were touring with a line-up featuring Charlie Huhn, Wally Stocker and Sean Beavan, with a set heavily peppered with Performance: Rockin' The Fillmore classics including 'Four Day Creep,' 'Stone Cold Fever,' 'I Don't Need No Doctor' and 'Hallelujah (I Love Her So),' as well as a cover of The Babys' 'Head First' and 'Fool For A Pretty Face' from the Pie's On To Victory. Captured at the legendary Agora in Cleveland, Ohio on January 12, 1990, this mid-west venue is evidently a stronghold of Humble Pie fans, if the audience reaction is anything to go by. With plenty of rare pictures, and a new essay with Malcolm Dome based on interviews with Jerry Shirley, HNE are pleased to add this set by a legendary band to their extensive catalogue.

Procol Harum/Still There'll Be More - An Anthology 1967-2017 ....import double CD $25.99
Procol Harum/Still There'll Be More [Deluxe Edition] ....import 5 CD + 3 DVD Box Set $95.99

Procol Harum/Still There'll Be More [Deluxe Edition] ....import 5 CD + 3 DVD Box Set $95.99

Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of an official newly remastered two CD set celebrating fifty years of the legendary Procol Harum; Still There'll Be More. This set draws upon 29 key tracks from Procol Harum's illustrious career, beginning with the classic A Whiter Shade of Pale, released in May 1967 and features material from each of their albums from their eponymous debut album issued in 1967 to their most recent work, Novum, issued in 2017.  This re-mastered set also features an illustrated booklet with an essay by Patrick Humphries and also includes many previously unseen photographs and memorabilia from Gary Brooker's private collection.  Still There'll Be More is a fine celebration of Procol Harum's music and a fine tribute to fifty years of one of Britain's greatest bands.

Also Esoteric Recordings announce the release of an official Limited Edition Super Deluxe Boxed Set celebrating 50 years of the legendary Procol Harum: Still There'll Be More. This eight disc set comprises five CDs and three DVDs, of which the first three discs draw upon the key tracks from Procol Harum's illustrious career. Disc four features the band's legendary concert at the Hollywood Bowl on 21 September 1973 (with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Roger Wagner Chorale), whilst disc five features a previously unreleased concert at the Bournemouth Winter Gardens on 17 March 1976.  Of the DVD content, (NTSC - Region Free) which features over three and a half hours of footage, mostly previously unreleased, disc six begins with a performance of A Whiter Shade of Pale on the BBC TV show Top of the Popsfrom December 1967 before moving to the archives of the German Beat Club series. All of the band's surviving performances for the show are here, including the entire un-broadcast raw video footage of the band's Beat Club Workshop studio concert from 1971, shorn of the visual gimmickry of the actual broadcast, revealing the pure performance on DVD for the first time. Disc seven features the entire sixty-five minute recording session of a performance for the German Musikladen series in October 1973, most of which was never shown on television. Disc eight features more BBC TV performances, including a rendition of Pandora's Box from Top of the Pops in September 1975 and the band's set for the Sight and Sound In Concert series in March 1977.   This lavish re-mastered set also features a 68-page hard backed book with an essay by Patrick Humphries and a lengthy in depth commentary on the performances featured by respected Procol Harum authority Roland Clare. The book also includes many previously unseen photographs and memorabilia from Gary Brooker's private collection. Still There'll Be More also includes a 60cm x 40 cm reproduction poster from a Procol Harum concert (featuring support from Vivian Stanshall) in 1976.  Still There'll Be More is the most elaborate celebration of Procol Harum's music released to date and this deluxe boxed set is a fine tribute to 50 years of one of Britain's greatest bands.

The Residents/Duck Stab + Buster & Glen [pREServed Edition] ....import double CD $21.99

The Residents/Duck Stab + Buster & Glen [pREServed Edition] ....import double CD $21.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - Produced with The Cryptic Corporation, and with full access to The Residents' extensive tape archive, this package explores and expands the classic fourth album (originally two EPs) and related 1978 material, as well as the album's evolution in the studio and on the live stage. Including long-forgotten unreleased material, live-in-the-studio tracks, rare and unreleased concert recordings and highlights from the extremely rare 'D*ck S*ab 35th Anniversary' CD-R only album, this is The Residents as we've always wanted to hear them.  Bonuses include six previously unreleased recordings with unheard studio and live recordings, material from the infamous Tromso 1986 show and 35th Anniversary re-imaginings and evolutionary interpretations.   Remastered, expanded, and pREServed for future generations - this is the fourth in a series of archival Residents reissues that will continue throughout 2018 and beyond.

The Residents/Fingerprince [pREServed Edition] ....import double CD $21.99

The Residents/Fingerprince [pREServed Edition] ....import double CD $21.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - Produced with The Cryptic Corporation, and with full access to The Residents' extensive tape archive, this package explores and expands the classic third album and related 1976-1977 material, as well as the album's evolution on the live stage. Including the album restored to its original conceptual running order, plus long-forgotten unreleased material, live-in-the-studio tracks and concert recordings, this is The Residents as we've always wanted to hear them.  Bonuses include eight previously unreleased recordings including the previously unreleased 14 minute 'Leapmus,' plus unheard studio and live recordings including material from the infamous Tromso 1986 show.  Remastered, expanded, and pREServed for future generations - this is the third in a series of archival Residents reissues that will continue throughout 2018 and beyond.

Nirvana/Black Flower [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Nirvana/Black Flower [Remastered & Expanded] ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the legendary album Black Flower, recorded by the UK band Nirvana in 1969. Black Flower was the final album under the Nirvana name to feature the duo of Patrick Campbell Lyons and Alex Spyropoulos, who had recorded two classic albums for Island Records in 1967 and 1968 (The Story of Simon Simopath and All of Us). Black Flower was begun with the intention of being Nirvana's third album release for Island, but Island founder Chris Blackwell declined to release the project, returning the master tapes and rights to Campbell Lyons and Spyropoulos. Black Flower eventually appeared at the end of 1969 on the American label Metromedia Records under the erroneous title Dedicated to Markos III, actually a dedication on the album artwork and not the album's intended title. The record was withdrawn soon after release with the collapse of the label. The album was issued by Pye International in the UK, but was also withdrawn from release after a very limited pressing run. Original vinyl copies of the album now attain vast sums at auction, making this Esoteric Recordings edition most welcome. Now released under the title originally intended, this edition of Black Flower has been newly re-mastered from the original master tapes and includes five bonus tracks (three of which are previously unreleased). The wonderfully illustrated booklet features an essay by Malcolm Dome and an exclusive interview with Patrick Campbell Lyons.

Stray/Live at the Marquee [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD $20.99

Stray/Live at the Marquee [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD $20.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the 1984 album "Live at the Marquee," by the legendary British rock band Stray. The album was the first record release by Stray since their 1977 album "Hearts of Fire," following which the band went on a hiatus. The line-up of Del Bromham (lead guitar), Pete Dyer (vocals), Gary Giles (bass) & Ritchie Cole (drums) reunited in 1983 to play a triumphant concert at The Marquee Club in London, featuring many Stray classics such as 'All in Your Mind,' 'Suicide,' 'One Night in Texas' and 'Houdini,' all captured on this album released the following year. Unavailable on CD for over 15 years, this welcome Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the original master tapes and includes the bonus track 'Feel Like I've Been Here Before,' recorded at the same concert, along with both sides of a rare solo single by Del Bromham, issued in 1979. 'Who Do You Love' and 'The Best Friend I Ever Had' appear on CD for the very first time. The booklet restores the original album artwork and features an essay by Malcolm Dome and an exclusive interview with Del Bromham.

Roger Glover & Friends/The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper's Feast [Remastered] ....import triple CD Box Set $35.99

Roger Glover & Friends/The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper's Feast [Remastered] ....import triple CD Box Set $35.99

From Esoteric distributor Cherry Red - Deep Purple were originally signed in 1968 to Parlophone Records in the UK, before switching to EMI's progressive imprint, Harvest, the following year. In 1971, the band's management set up Purple Records, to release Deep Purple's records from Machine Head onwards, but also the various side projects the band members were developing, and artists that they were discovering and respected. The label would eventually become home to debut solo releases from Jon Lord, David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes, as well as early releases from Michael Des Barres' Silverhead and Ronnie James Dio's Elf. Following expanded reissues from the resurrected Purple Records by Deep Purple's Jon Lord, Glenn Hughes, Silverhead, Elf and Hard Stuff, Cherry Red are proud to announce the new 3 disc edition of The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper's Feast. After leaving Purple in 1973, Roger Glover was asked to compose music to the illustrated book of the same name by William Plomer and Alan Aldridge. His first major project since leaving Purple, Roger was able to enlist many top names to help him realise his vision, including Glenn Hughes and David Coverdale, then both in Deep Purple as well as Elf's Micky Lee Soule and Ronnie James Dio. Not included on the original vinyl LP, the single 'Little Chalk Blue' featuring future Uriah Heep singer John Lawton is also featured on CD 1. As well as the remastered album, a second disc features nine demos and alternative mixes, plus the very rare Butterfly Ball Radio Special, a 1974 promo only release where the album's creator and producer, Roger Glover, discusses and explains the story behind the creation of the project. The third disc is a replica of the 'Love Is All' EP, a huge hit single across Europe on it's 1974 release, featuring Ronnie James Dio on lead vocals. Presented in a clamshell box set with booklet, individual wallets and poster, with sleeve-notes from Malcolm Dome, who has written a new essay based on interviews with Roger, plus text reproduced from the original 1974 press release.

 


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Dave Sinclair/Out of Sinc ....import CD $21.99

Dave Sinclair/Out of Sinc ....import CD $21.99

Dave Sinclair's 2018 studio release includes the 18 minute career highlight Home Again, the Kevin Ayers' tribute Rings around the Moon, and If I Run (which dates back to 1971 when Sinclair was working with Robert Wyatt in Matching Mole). Features Pye Hastings, Andy Latimer, Geoffrey Richardson, Doug Boyle, Tony Coe and the Derby Cathedral Choir.

David Cross/Crossing the Tracks ....CD $15.99

David Cross/Crossing the Tracks ....CD $15.99

Renowned electric violinist from King Crimson, David Cross, presents this new collection of studio recordings featuring a diverse array of styles and moods! Includes both instrumental tracks as well as vocal performances by guest singers Sonja Kraushofer of L'Ame Immortelle, Anne-Marie Hurst of Skeletal Family, acclaimed Israeli singer Ofra Haza, Christian Death vocalist Eva O and more! Cross is currently wrapping up a tour with Italian prog rockers Le Orme and will continue to book performances through 2018!

Rick Wakeman/Live Portraits ....import CD + DVD $39.99

Rick Wakeman/Live Portraits ....import CD + DVD $39.99

Live Portraits - recorded live at Lincoln Cathedral, captures Rick Wakeman at his most intimate and engaging in a truly glorious setting.  CD and DVD (ntsc, region 0) in DVD packaging.  'Last year I released the studio album Piano Portraits which was really well received and went Top 10 in the UK for several weeks. Over the past year I have been touring "Live Portraits" to sell out audiences, so as a lasting record I decided to film and record a very special performance at Lincoln Cathedral. The concert is based on many of the tracks from the Piano Portraits album plus additional pieces, all embellished as can only be achieved in a staged live setting.' - Rick Wakeman

David Sylvian & Holger Czukay/Plight & Premonition + Flux & Mutability ....double CD $16.99

David Sylvian & Holger Czukay/Plight & Premonition + Flux & Mutability ....double CD $16.99

A 2018 Groenland Records reissue of the two evocative ambient albums issued by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay (Can) in the late 1980s.  Contains all four tracks from Plight & Premonition and Flux & Mutability.  Double CD edition.

 

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Tangekanic/Hotel Cantaffordit ....import CD $29.99

Tangekanic/Hotel Cantaffordit ....import CD $29.99

Tangekanic is a hybrid band featuring members of The Tangent and Karmakanic.   Hotel Cantaffordit - a live "bootleg" style recording of a show recorded at the New Jersey Proghouse in October, 2017 - features material from both bands' recent output and concentrates on pieces from Karmakanic's Dot and The Tangent's The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery.  A new collaborative track Sanctuary in Music - written in response to the massacre at the Harvest Festival in Las Vegas - also features.   Tangekanic is:  Jonas Reingold - bass guitar, Andy Tillison - keyboards & vocals, Luke Machin - guitars & backing vocals, Steve Roberts - drums, Gorna Edman - vocals.

 

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Alberto Rigoni with Marco Minnemann/EvoRevolution ....import CD $20.99

Alberto Rigoni with Marco Minnemann/EvoRevolution ....import CD $20.99

On EvoRevolution Italian bassist extraordinaire Alberto Rigoni (Vivaldi Metal Project, Twinspirits) collaborates with drummer's drummer Marco Minnemann (The Artistocrats, Steven Wilson).  EvoRevolution is a thrilling combination of prog, fusion, ambient and hard-hitting rock influences, and contains the six part 33 minute long title track.

 

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Robert Reed/Sanctuary III ....import double CD + DVD $28.99

Robert Reed/Sanctuary III ....import double CD + DVD $28.99

The third album in Robert Reed's acclaimed Mike Oldfield influenced Sanctuary series of releases displays more of Rob's own inventive musical quirks.  Produced, mixed and engineered by Reed, who plays most of the instruments himself, Sanctuary III features legendary drummer Simon Phillips, and also contains contributions from recorder player Les Penning, and the Tubular Bells production team of Tom Newman and Simon Heyworth.  A double cd / dvd (ntsc, all regions) set, this limited edition contains the main album, a disc of bonus material (including a Tom Newman mix of the album), plus a 5.1 surround mix of the album, promo videos and interview footage.

 

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Big Big Train/Swan Hunter ....import CD EP $14.99

Big Big Train/Swan Hunter ....import CD EP $14.99

Big Big Train's Swan Hunter single includes a 2017 live version and a 2018 remix of the studio version of the much-loved song, which originally featured on the English Electric album. The release also includes two previously unreleased tracks: A new version of Seen Better Days which features Tim Bowness on vocals alongside David Longdon, and a live studio recording of Summer's Lease recorded in Real World in 2017.

Big Big Train/Merchants of Light ....import CD $25.99

Big Big Train/Merchants of Light ....import CD $25.99

Merchants of Light includes the best performance of each song played at Big Big Train's sold out Cadogan Hall shows in 2017. Double CD edition in casebound package with 72 page booklet.

Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band/Anchor ....CD $15.99

Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band/Anchor ....CD $15.99

Anchor is the remarkable 2018 studio album from two of the UK's finest exponents of traditional song, Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy. Produced by Neill MacColl and Kate St. John, the album features an eclectic set of traditional and contemporary songs, including pieces by Tom Waits, Nick Lowe, Monty Python and KT Tunstall. Martin Carthy guests.

 

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Neil Campbell/The Outsider - News from Nowhere ....import CD $20.99

Neil Campbell/The Outsider - News from Nowhere ....import CD $20.99

Neil Campbell's The Outsider - News from Nowhere is an instrumental concept album based on William Morris's novel News from Nowhere.  Combining folk, progressive and classical influences, Neil plays classical and acoustic guitars, bass, harpsichord, harmonium and assorted percussion. Laurence Cocchiara (violins), Jon Lawton (percussion) and Helen Maher (accordion) guest.

ESP 2.0 [Coyle, Lowe & Brzezicki]/22 Layers of Sunlight ....import CD $21.99

ESP 2.0 [Coyle, Lowe & Brzezicki]/22 Layers of Sunlight ....import CD $21.99

22 Layers of Sunlight follows the success of Invisible Din, the 2016 debut from producer / guitarist Tony Lowe and ace session drummer Mark Brzezicki.  On 22 Layers of Sunlight, ESP have been joined by vocalist/lyricist Peter Coyle (Lotus Eaters).   Merging passionate vocals and intricate soundscapes, alongside complex rhythmic structures and contemporary progressive rock elements, ESP 2.0 have created an intense and dramatic musical experience.  CD in digipak with 12 page booklet.

 

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Time Collider/Travel Conspiracy ....import CD $24.99

Time Collider/Travel Conspiracy ....import CD $24.99

Travel Conspiracy is the debut album by Time Collider, a band featuring John Jowitt (IQ), Stephen Bennett (Tim Bowness/no-man), Dave H, Tommy Fox, and led by former Steve Hackett, Henry Fool and Pendragon drummer Fudge Smith.  Energetic and powerful, Time Collider deliver an exciting neo-Prog sound mixed with Hard Rock and Alt Rock influences.

 

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Brand X/Locked & Loaded ....import CD $26.99

Brand X/Locked & Loaded ....import CD $26.99

Locked & Loaded captures the reformed Brand X brilliantly reinterpreting aspects of its innovative 1970's Fusion music.  Containing seven tracks - including the classics Disco Suicide, Nuclear Burn, and Euthanasia Waltz - the album was recorded by Yes tech Dave Wilkinson in June 2017 in Lancaster, Pennyslvania.  Beautifully mixed by long-term collaborator Stephen W Tayler (Kate Bush, Bruford etc) Locked & Loaded showcases the quintet of John Goodsall, Percy Jones, Chris Clark, Kenny Grohowski and Scott Weinberger performing at its most combustible and intense.  In keeping with Brand X's tradition of purity, it's a warts and all recording with no overdubs whatsoever.   Fan favourite Cambodia is included as a bonus track.

Jadis/More than Meets the Eye [25th Annversary Edition] ....import double CD $27.99

Jadis/More than Meets the Eye [25th Annversary Edition] ....import double CD $27.99

This 2 x CD Digipak has a new remix by Gary Chandler and CD2 has newly recorded acoustic renditions of 'Wonderful World' and 'G13' as well as live versions of 'The Beginning and the end' and 'This Changing Face' recorded in 1993. There are also four remastered songs from 'Medium Rare' 'Follow me to Salzburg', 'All in one day,' 'View from above' and 'This Changing Face' acoustic. These songs were the precursor to 'More than Meets the Eye' so we decided it was worth including them in this Anniversary Collectors edition. Excellent cover artwork and interesting photos and studio bits and pieces.

 

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Big Big Train/Far Skies Deep Time [Remastered & Re-designed] ....import CD $19.99

Big Big Train/Far Skies Deep Time [Remastered & Re-designed] ....import CD $19.99

A 2018 reissue of Big Big Train's Far Skies Deep Time, which features the 18 minute piece The Wide Open Sea.  Originally released in 2010 as a companion EP to The Underfall Yard, Far Skies Deep Time came in two different versions, an import edition featuring Kingmaker as its lead track and a UK edition including a cover of Anthony Phillips' Master of Time.  Both Kingmaker and Master of Time feature on this 50 minute plus reissue of the EP, which has been remastered by Rob Aubrey with a minimal mastering approach in order to provide the best possible sound.

 

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Jon Durant/Parting Is ....CD $18.99

Jon Durant/Parting Is ....CD $18.99

US experimental guitarist Jon Durant's first solo album since 2011's Dance of the Shadow Planets.  A deeply emotional and personal record, Parting Is takes the idea of a solo guitar album and transforms it into an unexpectedly rich sonic landscape. Many of the sounds on the album bear no relationship with traditional guitar, but there are no synthesisers or additional instruments employed at all (bar Durant playing fretless bass on four pieces).

 

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Marillion/Unplugged at the Walls ....import double CD $28.99

Marillion/Unplugged at the Walls ....import double CD $28.99

Unplugged at the Walls is part of a limited edition series of releases that were previously only available via Marillion's own web store and features the band performing live in a restaurant in Oswestry in 1999.  A rare slice of Marillion magic that finds the band in a unique setting.  Double CD.

Marillion/Tumbling Down the Years ....import double CD $28.99

Marillion/Tumbling Down the Years ....import double CD $28.99

Tumbling Down the Years is part of a limited edition series of releases that were previously only available via Marillion's own web store and features the band performing live in Port Zelande in 2009.  Double CD.

Marillion/Somewhere Else ....CD $13.99

Marillion/Somewhere Else ....CD $13.99

A 2018 mid-price edition of Marillion's fourteenth studio album from 2007, Somewhere Else.  The band's first top 30 album in 10 years, Somewhere Else amply demonstrated Marillion's ability to continually evolve.  'Some tracks soar like Coldplay, others are just a post-rock whimper away from Radiohead. Marillion deserve a fair hearing.' - Uncut.  CD in digipak with 8 page booklet.

Adam Holzman/Truth Decay ....CD $15.99

Adam Holzman/Truth Decay ....CD $15.99

Truth Decay is the first 'full band' release from jazz rock genius Adam Holzman since his joining the Steven Wilson band six years ago and features top New York musicians alongside British comrades from the SW band and other special guests.  In addition to blazing instrumental tracks, the album also features two songs, one co- written with Nick Beggs (who also performed the vocals), and a cover of A House Is Not a Motel, from Love's classic album Forever Changes (featuring vocals by Randy McStine).   An engaging fusion of jazz, rock and prog styles, keyboardist Holzman is joined by Theo Travis, Mark Egan, Craig Blundell, Jane Getter, Steven Wilson, Laurence Cottle and others.

 

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Pat Mastelotto & Markus Reuter/Face ....import CD $26.99

Pat Mastelotto & Markus Reuter/Face ....import CD $26.99

Face is a 2017 release from Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter.   Housed in a surreal cover featuring artwork by Tool's Adam Jones, Face consists of a 35 minute-long instrumental rich in detail and panoramic in scope.  Boasting sixteen guest contributors, including Steven Wilson (on 'vocal chords'), David Lynch collaborator Chrysta Bell, The Rembrandts' Danny Wilde, Tim Motzer and Luca Calbrese, Face was nine years in the making.  Combining the duo's trademark experimental approach with echoes of Mike Oldfield's melodicism, King Crimson's complexity, Chris Squire's storming bass and Pink Floyd's languid soloing, the link to an epic progressive rock vocabulary is unmistakable.  CD in special high-size digipak.

Colin Edwin & Robert Jurjendal/Another World ....import CD $22.99

Colin Edwin & Robert Jurjendal/Another World ....import CD $22.99

Another World is the first full-length collaboration between bassist Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree/Tim Bowness/O.R.k. etc) and Estonian experimental guitarist and composer Robert Jurjendal (UMA, Slow Electric, Jan Bang).  A finely balanced blend of Colin Edwin's trademark deep, hypnotic basslines and rhythmic sensibilities combined with Robert Jurjendal's spontaneous yet expansive, sweeping and lyrical guitar style, Another World reveals itself to be a sophisticated, finely crafted and highly evocative instrumental statement.  The duo are aided by the stellar talents of Australian trumpet player Ian Dixon, (whose credits include Can's Irmin Schmidt, no-man, and legendary Ethiopian artist Mulatu Astatke) and Norwegian electronica and sample manipulator Isak Nygaard.   Another World mines a rich seam of sonic invention and offers a multi-layered and highly engaging blend of ECM style ambient coolness, subterranean atmospherics and cinematographic beauty.  CD in a fold-out card wallet with original album artwork by Kitty Jurjendal.

Bjorn Riis/Coming Home ....CD $15.99

Bjorn Riis/Coming Home ....CD $15.99

Coming Home is Airbag co-founder, songwriter and lead guitarist, Bjorn Riis's 2018 mini-album follow-up to the acclaimed 2017 release, Forever Comes to an End.  Bjorn's unique guitar playing has a center role, with soaring leads and beautiful textures.   Bjorn explains. "I'm really proud of the vocals this time and the duet with me and (Norwegian singer) Sichelle on Drowning is very emotional." Bjorn continues, "Lyrically, Coming Home deals with the fear and insecurity of being forgotten by the people around you."

 

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Plenty/It Could Be Home ....import CD $19.99

Plenty/It Could Be Home ....import CD $19.99

Formed in 1986, Plenty was Tim Bowness's immediate pre-no-man band. In 2017, Bowness and fellow founder members Brian Hulse and David K Jones re-recorded Plenty's catalogue of 1980s songs.  Distinctively echoing then contemporary artists such as The Blue Nile and Prefab Sprout - alongside the iconic likes of David Bowie and Peter Gabriel - Plenty's music alternated between electro-pop anthems, poignant ballads and ambient experiments.   A meticulous labour of love and a fascinating hidden history, It Could Be Home was mixed and instrumentally augmented by Norwegian producer Jacob Holm-Lupo (White Willow).   Mastered by The Pineapple Thief's Steve Kitch, former Plenty guitarist Michael Bearpark, pianist Peter Chilvers (Brian Eno, Karl Hyde) and no-man violinist Steve Bingham also contribute.  CD in six panel digipak with striking artwork by Carl Glover.

 

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Robert Reed/Theme from Doctor Who ....import CD EP $17.99

Robert Reed/Theme from Doctor Who ....import CD EP $17.99

A stunning reworking of the truly iconic Doctor Who theme by Robert Reed, ably supported by Mike Oldfield collaborators Les Penning and Tom Newman.  A CD in a card wallet, the release additionally contains key solo tracks from all three artists.

 

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Isildurs Bane/Mind Vol. 4 - Pass ....import CD $24.99

Isildurs Bane/Mind Vol. 4 - Pass ....import CD $24.99

Mind Vol. 4: Pass was originally released in 2003 and marked Isildurs Bane's return to a song-based format after focusing on instrumental music since the mid 1980s.  2017 remastered CD edition in digipak.

 





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#751

May 1, 2018

 

Hi, folks,

Today's newsletter has the latest new and future general import and domestic releases. 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. Also be sure to check out the Gary's Stash at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm . The page has recently been updated so everything listed there should still be available as of the time of this mailing.




Let's start with future releases which you'll find at http://www.artist-shop.com/catalog/domestic/preorder.htm .



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Beatles - The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring The Beatles - 2PC DVD $17.99
On February 9, 1964, The Beatles step onto Ed Sullivan's stage to make their U.S. TV debut. 73 million Americans tune in and Beatlemania is born! In these unforgettable live shows from 1964 and 1965, The Beatles give us 20 timeless performances, 7 of them Number 1 hits! They include “She Loves You,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Ticket to Ride,” “Yesterday,” “Help!,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” “All My Loving” and more…

Beck, Jeff - Still On The Run - The Jeff Beck Story Blu-Ray $22.99
Beck, Jeff - Still On The Run - The Jeff Beck Story DVD $16.99
“Still On The Run - The Jeff Beck Story” follows his career from early days learning guitar solos with his friend Jimmy Page, through the Yardbirds, the Jeff Beck Group and his multifaceted solo albums. Beck’s fascination with both guitar music and hot rods is explored through interviews at home and in his workshop and his musical journey is illustrated through contributions from many of his fellow musicians and colleagues including Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Jan Hammer, Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, Slash, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and more. Bonus Features: Five previously unreleased tracks from Jeff Beck’s performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2007: 1) Eternity’s Breath 2) Freeway Jam 3) Nadia 4) Led Boots 5) Blue Wind

Bonamassa, Joe - British Blues Explosion Live Blu-Ray $24.99
Bonamassa, Joe - British Blues Explosion Live 2PC DVD $24.99
Joe’s salute to the icons of British blues features the unbelievable music of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page! Joe recently paid tribute to his heroes during a short but very sweet tour of Britain - 5 performances only. This show was recorded at Greenwich Music Time at The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London on July 7, 2016.

Hynde, Chrissie - Alone With Chrissie Hynde DVD $16.99
Alone With Chrissie Hynde follows the Pretenders’ lead singer across a year as she moves between Paris, London, New York, Nashville and her hometown of Akron, Ohio. Chrissie talks about her life, her music, her painting and the issues that matter to her most. There’s coverage of the band in Nashville during the recording sessions for the Alone album and live performance clips of many tracks from the album as well as archive clips of classic tracks such as “Brass In Pocket” and “Back On The Chain Gang”. Complementing the film is a bonus full length concert performance by the original line-up of the Pretenders from the Sartory-Sale in Cologne, Germany from July 1981, which was filmed for the famous Rockpalast music TV series.

Karnataka - Secrets Of Angels Live DVD $21.99
Secrets of Angels Live in Concert was filmed at The O2 Academy Islington London on June 25th 2016. Features the whole of the award-winning Secrets of Angels album including the 20 minute epic title track and previously unreleased track Twist of Fate. Featured Behind the scenes footage and image gallery.

Morse, Neal Band - Similitude Of A Dream Live In Tilburg 2017 - 2PC Blu-Ray $24.99
Morse, Neal Band - Similitude Of A Dream Live In Tilburg 2017 - 3PC DVD $27.99
The Similitude of a Dream, is the most acclaimed release that Morse has helmed to date. The 2017 tour was their largest yet, including new continents for the band. At the O13 in Tilburg, Holland, the stars aligned for the most commanding performance of the run, and it was captured for live release in stunning quality. "An epic night on an epic tour," proclaims Neal Morse. Released by Radiant/SONY/Metal Blade, it will be available on Blu-Ray and 2CD/2DVD. Join Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Eric Gillette, Bill Hubauer, and Randy George for over two hours of musical magic as they play the album in its entirety, as well as a four song encore that will leave you breathless!

Sakamoto, Ryuichi - Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda - JPN - Import Blu-Ray $64.99
Sakamoto, Ryuichi - Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda - Collector's Edition, JPN - Import, 2PC Blu-Ray $144.99
First documentary on Ryuichi Sakamoto comes out on Blu-ray. The Collector's Edition comes with a bonus Blu-ray featuring "Sakamoto Ryuichi PERFORMANCE IN NEW YORK: async" held on January 27, 2018 (65 min.), it's trailer, making-of footage & unreleaesd scenes from "Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA" (40 min. / subject to change). Featurs DTS Headphone: X(R) audio. Comes with a press material and features digipak packaging.

Savoy Brown - Live From Daryl's House DVD $18.99
Blues rock fans are going to love this no frills look at Savoy Brown up close, and personal, in a club setting. Kim Simmonds' blistering guitar work is backed up by his longtime band of Pat DeSalvo on bass and Garnet Grimm on drums. Watch and listen as the band plays songs from their latest album, Witchy Feelin', that reached #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart, as well as scorching versions of the classics, Poor Girl and Savoy Brown Boogie. After more than 50 years as a band, Savoy Brown shows they still know how to rock the blues as well as anybody and better than most!



CD Box Sets

Allman Brothers Band - Cream Of The Crop 2003 - 4PC CD $45.99

Barclay James Harvest - Barclay James Harvest - With DVD, Boxed Set, UK - Import, NTSC Region 0, 4PC CD $69.99
Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered four disc deluxe expanded boxed set Ltd Ed (comprising 3 CDs and a DVD) of the legendary self-titled debut album by BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST.

Budd, Harold - Budd Box (black Edition) - Boxed Set, With Book, 6PC CD $39.99

Davis, Miles - Classic Collaborations 1953-1963 - 4PC CD $18.99
Probably the most important figure in 20th century jazz, Miles Davis' legacy has left a permanent impact on music of all kinds. His work paved the way for a number of major developments in the idiom, from cool jazz and hard bop to jazz fusion. This collection brings together nine albums from the early part of Miles Davis' lengthy career and highlights the great man's impact on the jazz genre.

Dire Straits - Studio Albums 1978-1991 - 6PC CD $38.99
Dire Straits THE STUDIO ALBUMS 1978 - 1991 Limited six CD box set containing all six original albums by 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Dire Straits. All albums have been re-mastered, with all original artwork restored, the six albums are packed in a handsome box set slipcase.

Eno, Brian - Music For Installations - 6PC CD $69.99
"Music For Installations" is a collection of new, rare and previously unreleased tracks. All of the material was recorded by Eno for use in his installations covering the period from 1986 until the present (and beyond). Clam-shell box set w/6 die-cut wallets and 64 page Plexiglas bound book featuring rare and unseen exhibition photos. [6 CD]

Garcia, Jerry - Before The Dead 4PC CD $25.99
Four CD set. Before The Dead brings together a rare collection of the earliest known performances by Jerry Garcia. From an informal and intimate 1961 performance of simple folk songs at a birthday party with future songwriting partner Robert Hunter to more polished coffeehouse gigs with old-timey and bluegrass bands through 1964, this collection showcases Garcia's deep study of the folk music tradition and it's influence on his musical journey leading to the formation of the Grateful Dead.

Gentle Giant - I Lost My Head: The Albums 1975-1980 - UK - Import, 4PC CD $42.99
A 2018 re-pressing of the 2012 4CD set collecting all of Gentle Giant's 'Chrysalis' albums alongside bonus tracks including John Peel sessions, 7" mixes, live tracks and b sides. The studio releases Free Hand, Interview, The Missing Piece, Giant For A Day and Civilian are joined by the much-loved live album, Playing The Fool (1976). Clamshell box with 4CDs in card wallets and a 16 page booklet.

Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices Feat. Lisa Gerrard - Boocheemish - Ltd Ed, Bonus Tracks, With Book, With SACD, 2PC CD $42.99
Ltd Ed, Box Set, with SACD & Book with Bonus Tracks. The Mystery Of The Bulgarian Voices will release their first album of new studio recordings in over two decades. 'BooCheeMish' sees the esteemed Bulgarian choir performing together with erstwhile 4AD Records label mate Lisa Gerrard (co-founder of the duo Dead Can Dance) on several tracks, thereby uniting two of the most distinctive vocal acts working in music. Gerrard has often spoken about the influence the choir exerted on her singing technique when she discovered their music in the early 1980's. In successfully connecting Bulgarian folklore with other traditions and cultures, the album manages to retain the unique identity of the voices, vocal styles and techniques of the individual choir members, even when allying them with acoustic accompaniment such as stringed instruments and various types of percussion, including beatbox.



CDs

Airey, Don - One Of A Kind - 2PC CD $16.99
One Of A Kind is a true classic hard rock gem displaying great melodies, great riffs, great solos and a unique band unity. It has also been recorded using the spirit of a band and therefore features talented prominent band members.

Allman Brothers Band - Back On The Road CD $15.99
Having decided to continue as a group, despite the tragic loss of visionary guitar maestro Duane Allman following his motorcycle accident on 29th October 1971, they were eager to capitalise on their recent successes and honour Duane's memory. One stop on their current tour was at the 9,500-capacity Manley Field House in Syracuse, New York, a show which is contained in it's entirety on this CD.

Ashton Gardner & Dyke - What A Bloody Long Day It'S Been CD $17.99

Atomic Rooster - Classic History Of - UK - Import, 3PC CD $33.99

Barclay James Harvest - Barclay James Harvest - Expanded, Remastered, UK - Import CD $20.99
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of the legendary self-titled debut album by BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST. This expanded reissue has been newly remastered from the original master tapes and also includes nine bonus tracks, including the classic Early Morning, Brother Thrush and Taking Some Time On singles and four tracks recorded in August 1968.

Bonamassa, Joe - British Blues Explosion Live - 2PC CD $18.99
On British Blues Explosion Live, Joe Bonamassa pays homage to legendary British guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page with his stunning performance of their blues-rock classics. Recorded at Greenwich Music Time at The Old Royal Naval College in London in July, 2016. The 5 piece band included Michael Rhodes (bass), Reese Wynans (keyboards), Anton Fig (drums) and Russ Irwin (rhythm guitar/backing vocals).

Brooker, Gary - Echoes In The Night - Holland - Import CD $17.99
CD reissue. Procol Harum vocalist Gary Brooker's 1985 solo debut Echoes In The Night was the album for all those fans who had been waiting eight years for a Procol Harum reunion. In addition to Gary Brooker's singing and keyboard work, it featured Procol Harum organist Matthew Fisher, lyricist Keith Reid, and drummer B.J. Wilson. They didn't appear on every track, but when they got together, notably on the title song (which also featured Eric Clapton), "Saw The Fire," and especially the ambitious "Ghost Train," Procol Harum was back. Even when Fisher and Reid weren't collaborating, as on "Mr. Blue Day," Brooker aspired to a 'Procol' approach.

Buchanan, Roy - Roy Buchanan: Live At Town Hall 1974 - 2PC CD $22.99
This always-electrifying electric guitarist made some fine studio LPs, but his live album "Live Stock" is his most prized document. That LP drew from two sets at NYC's Town Hall on November 27, 1974-but it only featured six of the 21 songs Roy played that night (a seventh came out on a subsequent comp). Here, at long last, are all 21 songs from that night (14 unissued): two versions each of "Hey Joe, " "Too Many Drivers, " "Roy's Bluz, " "Can I Change My Mind, " "Further On up the Road, " "In the Beginning" and more blistering unheard Buchanan! Real Gone Music.

Burdon, Eric & the Animals - Twain Shall Meet - Holland - Import CD $17.99
'The Twain Shall Meet' is the second album by Eric Burdon & the Animals. The record includes "Sky Pilot", an anti-war song of the Vietnam War era which is by far the staple of the album. This tune became hugely popular with and still holds a special place for soldiers who experienced Vietnam first hand. "We Love You Lil" opens with a clever play on the old popular tune "Lili Marlene" that leads to an extended guitar jam and ethereal backing that rather recalls the early work of Focus, among other progressive rock acts. The truly psychedelic and iconic "All Is One" nicely wraps up the original album and conveys Eric's peace-and-brotherhood mood during this stage of his career - and life.

Carrack, Paul - These Days - UK - Import CD $24.99

Cheer-Accident - Fades CD $13.99

Clannad - Turas 1980 - 2PC CD $20.99

Comus - First Utterance - Remastered, UK - Import CD $20.99
Featuring a line-up of Glen Goring (6-string Acoustic Guitar, 12 string Acoustic Guitar, Slide & Electric Guitar, Hand Drums & Vocals), Andy Hellaby (Bass), Colin Pearson (Violin & Viola), Roger Wooton (Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals) Rob Young (Flute, Oboe & Hand Drums) and Bobbie Watson (Vocals, Percussion), COMUS were regular performers at DAVID BOWIE's Arts Lab in Beckenham, Kent in 1969. Earning a reputation on the UK college and university live music circuit, COMUS signed to Dawn Records in 1970, releasing the album "First Utterance" and the 'Diana' maxi single in 1971 before falling apart. Their 1971 album later attained a significant cult following and is regarded as one of the most interesting and influential releases on the Dawn label. This expanded and re-mastered reissue includes four bonus tracks taken from the 'Diana' maxi-single, along with the song 'All the Colours of Darkness', recorded during the "First Utterance" sessions.

Cooder, Ry - The Prodigal Son CD $15.99
2018 release from the iconic guitarist. Aided by his son and chief collaborator, drummer Joachim Cooder, Ry puts a fresh, contemporary spin on long-treasured black and white church music on this soul-stirring album. Ry's expressive vocals and elegant guitar work voice songs once sung by the Pilgrim Travelers, Blind Willie Johnson and the Stanley Brothers; you'll also encounter some Cooder originals as you hear "Straight Street," "Shrinking Man," "Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right," "The Prodigal Son," "Nobody's Fault but Mine," "In His Care," "Harbor of Love" and more.

Cross, David - Crossing The Tracks CD $15.99
Renowned electric violinist from King Crimson, David Cross, presents this new collection of studio recordings featuring a diverse array of styles and moods! Includes both instrumental tracks as well as vocal performances by guest singers Sonja Kraushofer of L'Ame Immortelle, Anne-Marie Hurst of Skeletal Family, acclaimed Israeli singer Ofra Haza, Christian Death vocalist Eva O and more! Cross is currently wrapping up a tour with Italian prog rockers Le Orme and will continue to book performances through 2018!

Davis, Miles - Pangaea - Holland - Import, 2PC CD $22.99
Two CD reissue of this 1976 live album from the jazz legend. Both Pangaea and it's predecessor Agharta were recorded on February 1, in Osaka, Japan, at the Festival Hall. The Agharta concert took place during an afternoon matinee, whereas Pangaea was recorded in the evening. The band: Sonny Fortune, saxophones, Pete Cosey (who also played synth) and Reggie Lucas on guitars, Michael Henderson on bass, Al Foster on drums, James "Mtume" Foreman on percussion, and Miles Davis on trumpet and organ. Featuring only two resounding epic tracks which run for nearly two hours, 'Zimbabwe' and 'Gondwana' gives the listener it's unique and primitive kind of 'Afro futurism', a brand of jazz-funk that only Miles can deliver.

Dudley, Anne - Anne Dudley Plays The Art Of Noise - UK - Import CD $26.99

Electronic Chamber Music - Electronic Chamber Music CD $18.99
Electronic Chamber Music is a Helsinki-based quartet with a unique touch to electro-acoustic live music. The band plays custom-made augmented instruments where electronic and acoustic sounds merge seamlessly. The ensemble's distinct sound fuses electronics with wood, strings and bows. Electroacoustic composition meets with chamber music, deep grooves and free improvisation. Electronic Chamber Music's debut album, presented here, is a kaleidoscope of sound, ranging from intimate string duos to huge, modular synthesizer-driven beats and soundscapes. There is an endless variation and detail in the sound, stemming from the fact that everything was recorded live is the studio. The album is a statement for a human touch in electronic music. Electronic Chamber Music consists of Alejandro Montes de Oca, who comes from the electroacoustic world, Aino Eerola, who plays the violin which sometimes sounds like an electric guitar or a percussion instrument, Otso Lahdeoja, who plays guitar, and Nathan Thompson, who comes from a background of world music.

Ellis, Don - Autumn / Shock Treatment - UK - Import, 2PC CD $19.99
Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of albums on one CD. From 1968 and 1969, two albums by acclaimed trumpet player, arranger and bandleader Don Ellis. The Big Band sound of Ellis was part of a jazz rock scene which was pioneered by the likes of Chicago and Blood Sweat & Tears. Slipcased with extensive new liner notes.

Esp 2.0 - 22 Layers Of Sunlight - UK - Import CD $21.99
22 Layers Of Sunlight follows the success of Invisible Din, the 2016 debut from producer / guitarist Tony Lowe and ace session drummer Mark Brzezicki. On 22 Layers Of Sunlight, ESP have been joined by vocalist/lyricist Peter Coyle (Lotus Eaters). Merging passionate vocals and intricate soundscapes, alongside complex rhythmic structures and contemporary progressive rock elements, ESP 2.0 have created an intense and dramatic musical experience.

Farell, Joe - Joe Farrell Quartet / Outback / Moon Germs - UK - Import, 2PC CD $20.99
Jazz saxophonist Farrell's first three albums for CTI, dating from 1970, 1972 and 1973. 'Quartet' features Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack de Johnette and John McLaughlin. 'Outback' has Chick Corea, Elvin Jones, Buster Williams and Airto Moreira. 'Moon Germs' includes Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke and Jack de Johnette. Digitally remastered and slipcased

Froese, Jerome & Claudia Brucken - Beginn CD $19.99
Beginn is a fascinating fusion of the talents of Claudia Brucken (Propaganda) and Jerome Froese (Tangerine Dream) highlighting electronic sounds and sonic dreamscapes. Brucken’s unmistakable voice covers an astounding range from ethereally fragile to experienced diva and blend into electronic song structures that mix Froese’s trademark Guitartronica with synth-heavy experiments. Suzanne Freytag, Brucken’s co-vocalist in Propaganda, also collaborates on the song Sweet Sense (Of) Liberation. The special foldout digipak CD designed by Philip Marshall (ZTT) with the input of Claudia, Jerome and Paul Morley.

Goldberg, Barry - In The Groove CD $15.99

Grateful Dead - Anthem Of The Sun (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) - Ltd , 2PC CD $24.99
Grateful Dead - Grateful Dead: Road Trips 4 No. 2 - April Fools 88 CD $45.99

Hall, Jim - Concierto / Big Blues / Studio Trieste - UK - Import, 2PC CD $20.99
Jazz guitarist Hall's three albums for CTI, dating from 1975 and 198. Amongst the sidesmen on 'Concierto' are Paul Desmond, Steve Gadd and Chet Baker. 'Big Blues' is a collaboration with Art Farme. 'Studio Trieste' again is a partnership, this time with Chet Baker and Hubert Law. Hall sadly died in his sleep in 2013, a few days after his 83rd birthday. Digitally remastered and slipcased

Hansson, Bo - Music Inspired By Lord Of The Rings CD $16.99

Harding, John Wesley - Greatest Other People's Hits CD $16.99
John Wesley Harding has put together a fantastic release of songs by artists as varied as Bruce Springsteen, George Harrison, Roky Erickson, Madonna, Pete Seeger, and Serge Gainsbourg among others. For Record Store Day 2018, a 10-track collection was released on vinyl. Now, that release has been expanded to 17 tracks for CD and Digital. In addition to Harding’s renditions of songs by those great composers, the new version adds tracks originally recorded by The Velvet Underground and Conway Twitty as well as performances with Lou Reed and Rob Wasserman, Kelly Hogan, Rick Moody, and Elizabeth Barraclough joining the LP’s collaborations with The Minus Five, Fastball, Eric Bazilian, The Universal Thump, and Bruce Springsteen.

Hassell, Jon - Listening To Pictures (pentimento Volume One) - With Booklet CD $15.99
First new album in nine years by a musical visionary and hugely influential figure in new music. Continuing his lifelong exploration of the possibilities of the studio, fragments of performance are sampled, looped, overdubbed and re-arranged into beguiling unexpected shapes. Hassell applies the painterly technique of pentimento to the arrangements, teasing out texture by the careful overlaying of sound, or a carefully timed reveal of the delicate bones pinning the frame of a track together. Smeared, gauzy, gorgeous atmospherics to perfectly soundtrack a vertical listening experience

Jethro Tull - 50 for 50 - 3PC CD $27.99
A career-spanning three-disc set that features 50 songs - chosen by Ian Anderson - from all 21 of the band’s studio albums. 50 FOR 50 provides a sweeping overview of Jethro Tull’s rich and diverse catalog, which includes numerous platinum and gold records. Arranged chronologically, the three-disc set highlights the band’s continuous musical evolution with blues-influenced early tracks (“Beggar’s Farm” and “A New Day Yesterday”); heavy rockers (“Aqualung” and “Locomotive Breath”); prog classics (“Skating Away” and “Critique Oblique”); and folk tunes (“Songs From The Wood” and “Heavy Horses.”)

Jethro Tull - Tull,Jethro 50th Anniversary Collection CD $15.99

Karnataka - Secrets Of Angels Live CD $16.99
2018 release. Karnataka are a Welsh progressive rock band that was formed in 1997 by bassist/guitarist Ian Jones, vocalist Rachel Jones and keyboardist Jonathan Edwards. The band very quickly built up a strong and staunch following. Over a period of twelve years, Karnataka has released a number of well-received albums including Karnataka, The Storm, Delicate Flame Of Desire and more recently, The Gathering Light. Despite undergoing a number of key line up changes, the band is still led by Ian Jones. Secrets of Angels is the hotly anticipated album from Karnataka. Featuring eight brand new tracks and showcasing a more dynamic and symphonic direction, the album propels the band to powerful and majestic new highs. Recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios and Quadra Studios in London the new album explores themes from despair, anguish and the futility of war to love across cultural divides and culminates in the 21-minute opus and epic title track, Secrets of Angels.

Legendary Pink Dots - Any Day Now - Remastered, Expanded CD $16.99
Any Day Now stands as one of the Legendary Pink Dots' best albums, and certainly among the best of the '80s. The Dots were often called an unlikely link between prog rock and industrial. Any Day Now lives solidly in a world of synthesizers & British goth & Syd Barret & psychedelia. This 2018 Expanded and Remastered Edition features bonus material, including excerpts from Any Day Now Secrets

Legendary Pink Dots - Shadow Weaver - Expanded, Remastered CD $16.99
THE LEGENDARY PINK DOTS' classic Shadow Weaver is now presented in a 2018 Remastered & Expanded version. Reflecting the DOTS moving away from their electronic-based origin, organic instruments knit rich yet fragile tapestry throughout. Still as vital & relevant as band's primary influences -- Can, Faust, Neu & Meddle-era Pink Floyd, Shadow Weaver shows the bands mastery of psychedelic sound designs.

Lewis, Ramsey - Funky Serenity / Golden Hits / Solar Wind / Sun Goddess - UK - Import, 2PC CD $19.99
Four albums by acclaimed jazz pianist Lewis, recorded in 1973 and 1974. Three made the US Top 200 albums. 'Golden Hits' is a re-recording of his Chess label hits, and 'Sun Goddess' spawned the Top 50 hits 'Hot Dawgit' and 'Sun Goddess'Digitally remastered and slipcased, and with extensive new notes

Little Feat - Live From Neon Park - UK - Import, 2PC CD $15.99
Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. George disbanded the group due to creative differences in 1979, shortly before his death. Surviving members reformed Little Feat in 1987, remaining intermittently active to the present. Although the band has undergone several changes in it's lineup, the music remains an eclectic blend of rock and roll, blues, R&B, boogie, country, folk, gospel, soul, funk and jazz fusion influences. Guitarist Jimmy Page stated Little Feat was his favourite American band in a 1975 Rolling Stone interview. Live from Neon Park, released in 1996, is the band's second live album. The name of the album was suggested by a Little Feat fan in memory of the then recent passing of long-time Little Feat album cover artist and friend of the band, Neon Park

Magna Carta - No Truth In The Rumour - UK - Import CD $18.99
Magna Carta have been delighting lovers of music with their live performances and albums since 1969. Over the years, they have performed in over 60 countries, sold over 8,000,000 records worldwide, and have six gold and three silver albums to their name. Arguably one of the greatest acoustic acts in the world, they have transcended the fluctuating fortunes of the music business to remain a superb concert and recording act, surviving for an astounding thirty five years. No Truth in the Rumour was released Germany and Holland only by Ariola in 1979 and for some reason only had a short lived life. No Talking Elephant and pleased to be releasing this new version with extra tracks.

Mayall, John - No More Interviews CD $16.99
CD reissue. John Mayall, OBE is a legendary English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over 50 years. In the 1960s, he was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band which has counted among it's members some of the most famous blues and blues rock musicians. They include Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Don "Sugarcane" Harris, Harvey Mandel, Larry Taylor, Aynsley Dunbar, Hughie Flint, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Andy Fraser, Johnny Almond, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington. In the late 1970s his career was often overlooked by Mayall purists, but it included some veritable gems including this album which was recorded & Mixed at Kendun Studio D, Los Angeles, California between 16th and 31st of July 1979.

Man - Legal Bootleg Live 99 CD $16.99

Mann, Manfred - Five Faces Of Manfred Mann - UK - Import CD $22.99

Marillion - Mirrors (live) - 2PC CD $18.99
Marillion - Smoke (live) CD $16.99
From January through September 2018 a carefully curated and strictly limited and numbered series of Marillion live albums will be released in retail stores across the globe for the very first time. Each of these individual concerts perfectly captures the unique magic around Marillion. This Ltd Ed series consists of 10 fantastic live albums, each limited to 5,000 copies worldwide, which will be released in pairs in a bi-monthly cycle. Smoke and Mirrors were recorded on Saturday and Sunday of the Marillion Weekend in Minehead, England in 2005. Together the two performances work as an equilibrium; Smoke on Saturday featuring Marillion s most up-beat and high-energy songs and Mirrors on Sunday showcasing the slower and more atmospheric side of the band.

McGuinn, Clark & Hillman - Mcguinn Clark & Hillman - Holland - Import CD $17.99
The 1979 debut album for three founding Byrds members. After several solo albums from Gene Clark, and Roger McGuinn, and Chris Hillman being a part of the Souther-Hillman- Furay Band in the early seventies the former Byrds members teamed up again. Every track on this recording is excellent and is stamped with the individuality of McGuinn, Clarke and Hillman, but also benefits from lush and innovative production. Taken on a simple level it is a contemporary collection of country rock close to a 'best of' example of what the three artists could do. The album had a top 40 hit ("Don't You Write Her Off") and led to a successful tour through the United States and Europe.

Mountain - Flowers Of Evil / Mountain Live (The Road Goes On Forever) - UK - Import CD $19.99
New York rock band Mountain's albums from 1971 and 1972. The group featured Leslie West on guitar and the late Felix Pappalardi on vocals and bass. Mountain finally split in 1974, only to reform in 1981, with various new members and "off-on" reunion. Both albums made the US Top 100. Digitally remastered and slipcased

Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices Feat. Lisa Gerrard - Boocheemish CD $13.99
'BooCheeMish' sees the esteemed Bulgarian choir performing together with erstwhile 4AD Records label mate Lisa Gerrard (co-founder of the duo Dead Can Dance) on several tracks, thereby uniting two of the most distinctive vocal acts working in music. Gerrard, who is also well known for her movie soundtrack work on films such as 'Gladiator' and 'The Insider', has often spoken about the influence the choir exerted on her singing technique when she discovered their music in the early 1980's.

Pilot - A's & B's & Rarities - Holland - Import CD $17.99
Pilot were a Scottish rock group formed in 1973 in Edinburgh by former "Bay City Rollers" David Paton and Billy Lyall. Pilot released 12 seven inch singles and four albums between 1973 and 1977. With Alan Parsons as producer Pilot had their first million seller with the single "Magic" followed a year later with an even bigger hit single called "January" (# 1 in both Australia and the UK). After 12 seven inch singles and 4 Pilot albums David Paton and Ian Bairnson joined Kate Bush in the studio with the recording of her first two albums "The Kick Inside" and "Lionheart" and in 1978 Pilot became "The Alan Parsons Project".

Pinhas, Richard & Kapital - Flux - UK - Import CD $21.99

Porcupine Tree - Deadwing - UK - Import CD $17.99
Deadwing was Porcupine Tree's eighth studio album, first released in 2005 following their breakthrough with In Absentia, it was the second in a run of 3 albums that for many represent the pinnacle of the band's artistic achievements. It also continued their new-found commercial success to become their top-selling record at the time. Based on a screenplay written by Steven Wilson and director Mike Bennion, about half of the songs were started with a view to being part of the score to that film, but when the film failed to move into the production stage, Wilson instead made them the foundation for the next PT album, with additional material written in collaboration with the other band members. The album features the classic singles: "Shallow" and "Lazarus", the latter of which Wilson still performs live with his current band. Other popular songs from the album include "Open Car" and "Arriving Somewhere But Not Here".The album features guest appearances from Adrian Belew (King Crimson), who plays guitar solos on the title track and "Halo."

Porcupine Tree - In Absentia - UK - Import CD $17.99
In Absentia was the band's seventh studio album, first released in 2002, and was the first in a run of 3 albums that for many represent the pinnacle of the band's artistic achievements. It was something of a breakthrough for the band, selling three times more than previous releases. Following on from 2000's Lightbulb Sun it had a distinctly heavier tone, partly due to the addition of legendary drummer Gavin Harrison, and was also their first for major label Lava / Atlantic Records. In Absentia features many of Porcupine Tree's most loved songs including "Trains", "The Sound of Muzak" and "Blackest Eyes". While not a formal concept album, many of the songs have common themes related to serial killers, youthful innocence gone wrong, and observations of the modern world, setting a template for many of Wilson's future songs.

Rainbow, Chris - White Trails - Expanded Version, UK - Import CD $17.99
1979 album from UK vocalist who has worked with Camel, Alan Parsons Project, Jon Anderson and more.

Rebillot, Pat - Free Fall CD $13.99
CD reissue. Pat Rebillot is a US based keyboard session and studio musician. He was a long-time member of Herbie Mann's various line-ups. He also appears on recordings by John Klemmer, Steely Dan, Average White Band, Gloria Gaynor, Bette Midler, Flora Purim, Hall & Oates, David Newman, John Faddis, Morrissey-Mullen and others. Free Fall is a top notch album that is funky, with a dash of classical, which has a jazz fusion base. This is a sophisticated CD that will be a treasure to have. Featured on this album are drummer Steve Gadd and bassist Tony Levin.

Reich, Steve - Drumming - 2PC CD $27.99
Steve Reich's Drumming is regarded as one of the most important musical works of the last century. Distilled through his studies of African percussion in Ghana during 1970 and Balinese gamelan music, Reich revolutionized our understanding of polyrhythms, sculpting a new sonic territory to illuminate the radical potential of Minimalism.

Residents - Ghost Of Hope - CD $15.99
Following their long tradition of projects based on narrative themes, The Residents are pleased to announce the release of The Ghost of Hope, an historically accurate album based on train wrecks. Pursuing this theme in both a literal and metaphorical sense, the group discovered a series of vintage news articles highlighting the dangers of train travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Rigoni, Alberto & Marco Minnemann - Evorevolution CD $20.99
Italian bassist and composer ALBERTO RIGONI (soloist, co-producer of Vivaldi Metal Project, founder of Bassists Alliance Project, ex-Twinspirits) is now going to release an Instrumental Prog/Rock/Ambient concept album which features worldwide known drummer Marco Minnemann (The Artistocrats, Paul Gilbert).

Roach, Steve - Molecules Of Motion CD $15.99
On his first studio album since his recent Grammy nomination, Roach calls upon an expansive 35-year legacy at the forefront of electronic music creation. Molecules of Motion is a masterful album with roots in the Berlin School and a foot in the transcendent unknown of the future flowing into now. The album is a sonic marvel: shimmering, pulsing, moving, emotional and engaging. A tapestry of sequencer-spun patterns floats upon an atmosphere of lush emotive textures alive with a vibrant, life-affirming glow. The rich palette of synth textures and intricate layers of lattice-work embraces the senses activating a heightened awareness while evoking an emotional resonance and reverie. These four pieces can best be described as meditations upon elegant motion and electro-sensual space.

Schulze, Klaus - Silhouettes CD $17.99
Following the celebrations of his 70th birthday in August 2017, Klaus Schulze, one of the most important electronic music artists worldwide, has announced the release of his new studio recording Silhouettes. The four pieces 'Silhouettes', 'Der lange Blick zuruck', 'Quae simplex' and 'Chateaux faits des vent', which he worked on between summer and autumn 2017, are just as expansive in terms of playing time and artistic vision as we’ve come to expect from Schulze’s work. According to the internationally highly respected musician, composer and producer, the new material reflects - due to health problems - a very quiet and for this reason very meditative time. Schulze describes the music on Silhouettes as a “reduction to the essential things” and has consciously worked only very sparingly with solos and vocal elements. He explains: “No great distractions, nothing to force your attention in a certain direction, no major effects or gimmicks, no frills or dominant rhythms. It was important to me to paint the pictures in the depth of the space, the sonic fields of tension and atmosphere.”

Schwalm, Jan-Peter - How We Fall CD $15.99

Simon, Paul - Graceland: The Remixes CD $14.99
Acclaimed as one of the most iconic records in rock and roll history, Paul Simon's GRAMMY-winning 1986 album Graceland has received a special 2018 reworking, with the likes of MK, Richy Ahmed, Paul Oakenfold, and Groove Armada all spinning their own unique interpretations across the release - the first time a classic album has been reimagined in its entirety.

Simonetti, Claudio's Goblin - Dawn Of The Dead - Anniversary Edition, 2PC CD $22.99
Rustblade presents Claudio Simonetti and his Goblin playing and reinterpreting the score of one of the most famous horror movies of all times to celebrate 40 years of the idolised film Dawn of the Dead directed by George Romero and produced by Dario Argento. The music that accompanies the movie is a mix of prog and electronic rock full of tension and magic tribalism. Piercing guitars, Synth orchestration and virtualism give life to thousands of blood thirsty zombies. An unmissable release enriched with a bonus disk of remixes and covers.

Sinclair, Dave - Out Of Sync - UK - Import CD $21.99
Dave's career as a songwriter and keyboard player now spans over 50 years, during which time he has played and composed in various bands such as Caravan, Camel, Matching Mole, and Hatfield and the North. Since his departure from Caravan in 2002 and then relocating to Japan, he has made a series of excellent solo albums culminating in this his latest, where he explores a whole range of musical genres including Rock, Jazz, Blues, Classical, Choral, Folk and Pop. This is particularly noticeable in his epic 18 minute long track 'Home Again' which he feels surpasses even his best known compositions, 'For Richard' and 'Nine Feet Underground'. Another track 'If I Run' goes back as far as 1971 when he was working with Robert Wyatt in Matching Mole. You'll also find his poignant tribute to Kevin Ayers in the final track 'Rings Around The Moon. 'There are many great musicians playing alongside Dave on this album thereby adding a rich variety of colours, sounds and dynamics.

Spock's Beard - Noise Floor CD $16.99
Spock’s Beard’s 13th studio album Noise Floor sees the return of beloved drummer Nick D’Virgilio. The Beard’s Ryo Okumoto says, “Noise Floor has all the elements people have come to expect from us, but pushed just a little onwards.” As always, Spock’s Beard’s music is about evolution rather than revolution. Double CD in digipak. The second disc contains four outtakes from the album.

Sun Ra - Jazz In Silhouette / Sound Sun Pleasure - Bonus Tracks, Deluxe Edition, Mini LP Sleeve, Remastered, Spain - Import CD $15.99

Thumbscrew - Ours CD $17.99
Thumbscrew - Theirs CD $17.99
From Cuneiform featuring Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara and Mary Halvorson.

Tibbetts, Steve - Life Of CD $17.99
Life Of, his ninth album for the label, serves as something of a sequel to his 2010 ECM release, Natural Causes, which JazzTimes called music to get lost in. Like the earlier album, Life Of showcases the richness of his Martin 12-string acoustic guitar, along with his gamelan-like piano and artfully deployed field samples of Balinese gongs; the sonic picture also incorporates the sensitive percussion of long-time musical partner Marc Anderson and the almost subliminal cello drones of Michelle Kinney.

Tower of Power - Soul Side Of Town CD $17.99
Tower of Power - the most dynamic and distinctive band of survivors in Soul Music - is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary with a dynamic album of all new material. A labor of love, definitively titled Soul Side of Town, this package is charged with 14 filler-free songs. As always, the songs on Tower of Power’s Soul Side of Town were primarily composed by the hit-making team of founding members Emilio Castillo and Stephen “Doc” Kupka who also hold down the world famous 5-man Tower of Power Horns.

Tubes - Bondage At The Bush - With DVD, 3PC CD $27.99

Van der Graaf Generator - Live At Rockpalast: Leverkusen 2005 - With DVD, 3PC CD $24.99
Almost two years earlier, Van der Graaf Generator had already played with the idea of getting back together again. When Peter Hammill had a heart attack in 2003, he was not the only one feeling the urge to get that planned project to finally happen. There had been a strong feeling of unfinished business, David Jackson remembers.The gig at the Jazzfestival in Leverkusen - the only one in Germany - was meant to be the climax of the reunion tour in 2005. We knew that it was going to be filmed and recorded professionally: something that was extremely rare in the history of Van der Graaf Generator. Up to this point in our career, a film of a whole live concert just didn't exist!, according to Jackson. There had indeed not been a video recording of an entire Van der Graaf Generator concert by then. The Leverkusen concert came near the end of our 2005 reunion touring, by which time we were feeling comfortable on stage again, Hugh Banton recalls. Guy Evans raves about the intimate connection that was built with the audience during the concert and helped making it a very special night; not least because it was Peter Hammill's 57th birthday.The first gentle flute notes of the opener The Undercover Man opened a door into the past. Now, Van der Graaf Generator played as energetically, dark and seductive as in their zenith in the mid 70s. Peter Hammill's voice was as powerful as ever which is very much outstanding regarding his eccentric, headstrong but most importantly emotional vocal style. But above all, the gig on hand is a document of honest devotion not only between the band and their fans but between the band members themselves reflecting their deep friendship. All the sadder is the falling-out with David Jackson shortly after the tour. Both parties maintain silence on the reasons. Therefore, Jackson sounds a little bitter when praising the current CD's amenities: You will not get another chance to see a better show by that line up!

Various Artists - Brian's Imaginary Jukebox: Discreet Ruminations & Oblique 45s UK - Import, 2PC CD $20.99
A double CD inspired by the spurious idea that Brain Eno might just have a jukebox (or two) of weird sounds housing mind-blowing pop and ambient sounds. Featuring a disc of suitably inspirational wonky pop music alongside a disc of vintage ambient musings to cater for each and every oblique occurrence. Disc one includes the original versions of Eno covered classics 'Fever' and 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' along with inspirational sound purveyors as diverse as Little Richard, Gene Chandler, Sun Ra and Moondog along with a gaggle of uplifting spiritual classics. While disc two traces the roots of ambient music from Ornette Coleman and Miles Davis through Daphne Oram and Raymond Scott to Harry Partch and Marcel Duchamp.

Various Artists - Rock Guitar Night: Live On Air 1992 CD $15.99
Live in Sevilla, Spain 1992. The CD contains the hits More Than Words, Big Bad Moon, Rocky Mountain Way etc. Classic FM broadcast, available on CD for the first time. Includes Joe Walsh, Brian May, Steve Vai, Roger McGuinn and more.

Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois - Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois CD $14.99
The path began in 2014, after Lanois reached out to Venetian Snares (Aaron Funk) as a fan of his work. The project started to take root in Summer of 2016, after Funk hung around Toronto between shows. Taking his gear to Lanois studio, the two began to play for the first time together in what would prove to be a formative moment in their creative journey together. 'Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois' travels to new zones in what Lanois describes as a body of work driven by exploration. Like all the best collaborations, it's brought something new out of both musicians. Equipped with their production acuity, they let their natural workflow guide them through uncharted waters. Funk laid the groundwork with drums while Lanois rode the pedal steel, weaving their sounds together in a new sonic tapestry. The two ultimately landed at their destination, their work ready to be shared with those willing to explore.

Waits, Tom - Bastards - Remastered CD $14.99
Waits, Tom - Bawlers - Remastered CD $14.99
Waits, Tom - Brawlers - Remastered CD $14.99
The collection of 56 songs went far beyond a simple career retrospective. It dipped back as far as 1984 with the bulk of it’s songs hailing from the mid-nineties onward. Over 2/3 of the material had never been heard when originally released in 2006 and had 30 newly recorded songs. Orphans also featured a number of songs finding a home on a Waits’ album for the first time. They included Waits’ unique interpretations of songs by such diverse talents as The Ramones, Daniel Johnston, Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht and Leadbelly. These outtakes, rarities and the previously unreleased material were separately grouped into themes and named, Brawlers, Bawlers, and Bastards. And now these titles will be released individually. Brawlers is a collection of raucous blues and full-throated juke joint stomps Bawlers is a collection of Celtic and country ballads, waltzes, lullabies, piano and classic lyrical Waits’ songs Bastards is a collection of experimental music and strange tales.

Wakeman, Rick - G'Ole CD $16.99
Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman (born 18 May 1949) is a legendary English keyboardist, songwriter, television and radio presenter, and author. 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 in the 1970s. He is a current member of Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman. G'ole! is the official documentary film of the 1982 FIFA World Cup held in Spain. The film is narrated by Sean Connery and the score was written by Rick Wakeman. It tells the story of the 1982 FIFA World Cup which was won by Italy who beat West Germany in the final. It also highlights New Zealand - who played the most games in order to qualify - and Cameroon, a rising African force.

Walden, Narada Michael - Looking At You Looking At Me / Nature Of Things / Divine Emotion - UK - Import, 2PC CD $19.99
Three albums dating from 1983, 1985 and 1988 from the American singer, songwriter, producer and drummer!'Reach Out (I'll Be There)' was a US Top 20 hit from 'Looking At You', whilst 'Gimme Gimme Gimme' from 'The Nature Of Things' was a big hit in Europe as well as the UK'Divine Emotion' was a UK Top Ten hit from the album of the same name. Walden's achievements are too many to list here, but he still continues to produce and perform. Digitally remastered and slipcased, and with extensive new notes

Walsh, Joe - Songs For A Dying Planet - Holland - Import CD $17.99
Out of print in the U.S. Tenth solo studio album from the guitar icon and James Gang, Barnstorm and Eagles member. Joe Walsh placed high on the Rolling Stone list of '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time' is well known for his classic "Rocky Mountain Way", and features on a wide array of other artists' recordings like America, Stevie Winwood, REO Speedwagon, Blues Brothers and Foo Fighters to name only a few. The album kicks off with two solid rockers ("Shut Up," "Fairbanks Alaska") lead into one of Walsh's best songs in many years, the slow scorcher "Coyote Love" leading accompanied by Joe Vitale and the late Jimi Jamison (Survivor) to the finishing title track "Songs For A Dying Planet".

Way, Darryl - Vivaldi's Four Seasons In Rock - UK - Import CD $21.99
Darryl Way is the co-founder of CURVED AIR, a trail blazing rock violinist and composer. To mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of his classic rock anthem 'Vivaldi', Darryl Way has arranged and recorded the whole of Vivaldi's masterpiece 'The Four Seasons' and given it the same 'rock' treatment.

Wetton Downes Icon - 3 - UK - Import CD $21.99
This definitive remastered re-release of "3" includes the track 'Live Another Day' which was previously only available in Japan as a bonus track. The album features special guest appearances by: Anne-Marie Helder, Hugh McDowell, Andreas Vollenweider. This re-release is part of a prestigious re-issue campaign which will see all of the band's studio and live albums re-released as definitive editions. This re-release is FULLY APPROVED by Geoff Downes and the John Wetton Estate.

Wetton Downes Icon - Icon - UK - Import CD $21.99
This definitive remastered re-release also includes all of the rare tracks from the Icon "Heat of the Moment" EP. The album features special guest appearances by: Annie Haslam, Hugh McDowell, Ian McDonald. This re-release is part of a prestigious re-issue campaign which will see all of the band's studio and live albums re-released as definitive editions. This re-release is FULLY APPROVED by Geoff Downes and the John Wetton Estate

Wetton Downes Icon - Rubicon - UK - Import CD $21.99
This definitive remastered re-release of "Rubicon" includes the track 'The Harbour Wall' which was previously only available in Japan as a bonus track. The album features special guest appearances by: Anneke van Giersbergen/Hugh McDowell. This re-release is part of a prestigious re-issue campaign which will see all of the band's studio and live albums re-released as definitive editions. This re-release is FULLY APPROVED by Geoff Downes and the John Wetton Estate

Wollo, Erik - Threshold Point CD $15.99
2018 release. Norwegian sound-artist Erik Wollo's 23rd album delivers a collection of carefully crafted compositions: introspective, yet melodic electronic music. It is pensive and reflective upon passing and transition; several sequencer-driven pieces contrast with surrounding dreamlike ambient soundscapes. Wollo's mood is contemplative and expressively intense, capturing an authentic moment in time. With Threshold Point, Erik Wollo has conjured a remarkably visceral electronic album. It's a dynamic collection of earthy, hypnotic, and pulsating soundtextures; the work of a passionate artist at the forefront of the electronic music genre.

Wright, Gary - Dream Weaver / Light Of Smiles / Touch & Gone / Headin Home - UK - Import, 2PC CD $20.99
From 1975, 1977 and 1979 come four albums by ex Spooky Tooth singer and keyboards player, Gary Wright

Young, Dennis - Synthesis: Electronic Music CD $17.99



SACDs

Supertramp - Breakfast In America SACD $39.99

Thompson, Richard - Rumor And Sigh SACD $39.99



Japanese CDs

King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.1 Yokohama - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.12 Omiya - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.13 Omiya - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.8 Nagoya - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.9 Osaka - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99



Japanese Mini-LP Sleeve CDs

Buchanan, Roy - Loading Zone - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $38.99
Buchanan, Roy - Prophet: Unreleased First Polydo - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $49.99
Buchanan, Roy - Street Called Straight - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $38.99
Buchanan, Roy - You're Not Alone - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $38.99

Butterfield, Paul Blues Band - Paul Butterfield Blues Band - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Delaney & Bonnie - Motel Shot - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99
Delaney & Bonnie - On Tour With Eric Clapton - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99
Delaney & Bonnie - Original Delaney & Bonnie - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Dr. John - Dr John's Gumbo - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Hartley, Keef - Time Is Near - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Mayall, John - Usa Union - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Mandel, Harvey - Cristo Redentor - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $38.99
Mandel, Harvey - Games Guitars Play - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $38.99
Mandel, Harvey - Righteous - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $38.99

McCartney, Paul - Chaos & Creation In The Backyard - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $43.99
McCartney, Paul - New - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $43.99
McCartney, Paul - Thrillington - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $43.99
McCartney, Paul - Wings Greatest - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $43.99

Miles, Buddy - Them Changes - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Morrison, Van - Astral Weeks - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99
Morrison, Van - Moondance - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Savoy Brown - Raw Sienna - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99

Tower of Power - Back To Oakland - JMLPS, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $39.99




And now on to newly released titles - http://www.artist-shop.com/catalog/domestic/new.htm .




Videos

Ayreon - Ayreon Universe Blu-Ray $17.99
Ayreon - Ayreon Universe DVD $16.99
Ayreon Universe is the best of Ayreon Live - A unique performance featuring 16 singers, 28 songs, 2+ hour performance, 9000+ fans and a special appearance by Arjen Lucassen. All of this captured by 30 cameras! It's proof that you should never say 'never'. After creating rock operas in the studio for more than 20 years, prog mastermind Arjen Lucassen, aka Ayreon, finally took his Universe to the stage in September 2017.

Brecker, Randy - Quintet: Live At Sweet Basil 1988 - With CD, 2PC DVD $18.99
Recorded in 1988 at Sweet Basil in New York, Randy Brecker is joined by an all star lineup including Bob Berg on tenor sax, David Kikoski on piano & synth, Dieter Ilg on acoustic bass, and Joey Baron on drums. Long out of print on LP and CD, this CD reissue contains a never before released DVD of the show! A fitting tribute to the sadly departed Bob Berg.

Kath, Terry - Chicago: Terry Kath Experience DVD $17.99
A journey into the mind of one of the most underrated guitarists in rock history. Follow Terry Kath's daughter as she discovers the truth around the life and death of a father she never knew.

Led Zeppelin - How The West Was Won Blu-Ray $24.99
Blu-ray. Led Zeppelin continue their reissue campaign with a digitally remastered edition of their celebrated live album How The West Was Won, originally released in 2003, featuring newly remastered audio, which was done under the supervision of Jimmy Page. How The West Was Won highlights the best performances from Led Zeppelin's legendary concerts at the Los Angeles Forum and Long Beach Arena on June 25 and 27, 1972. First ever Blu-ray Audio edition (containing hi-res 5.1 surround sound).

Moody Blues - Days Of Future Passed Live Blu-Ray $18.99
Moody Blues - Days Of Future Passed Live DVD $16.99
The Moody Blues’ classic 1967 album Days Of Future Passed is regarded as one of the foundation stones of the progressive rock genre. In 2017, the band headed out on the album’s 50th Anniversary Tour including the wonderful show captured at the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts in Toronto accompanied by a full orchestra. The concert begins with the band by themselves performing a selection of classic Moody Blues tracks before they are joined by the orchestra to perform Days Of Future Passed in its entirety plus a couple of fantastic encore tracks. This is without doubt the definitive live version of this much loved album and will be treasured by fans of The Moody Blues for years to come.

Sakamoto, Ryuichi - Async - Surround - JPN - Import Blu-Ray $94.99
Japanese pressing features the Blu-ray Audio - 5.1 channel surround MIX (24 bit / 96 kHz) of the 'Async' album along with a segment 'Installation Music Exhibition' held at the Watarium Museum in Tokyo from April to May 2017, Avex. 2018.

Various Artists - Best Of: 2Days Prog + 1 2017 Italy - Import, 2PC DVD $37.99
A double DVD set of live music from Italy's Ver1Musica Fesstifal in 2017 featuring Procol Harum, Glass Hammer, Frost, TangeKanic, Discipline, Comedy of Errors, Motor Psycho and more!

Various Artists - Kings Of Blues DVD $15.99
Kings Of Blues compilation, featuring Muddy Waters, John Mayall, Mike Bloomfield, Freddie King, Chuck Berry and many more. Television broadcasts, 1960-1988.

Wakeman, Rick - The Other Side Of Rick Wakeman - With CD, 2PC DVD $17.99
Deluxe two disc (NTSC/Region 0 DVD + CD) edition. Rick Wakeman, the prog god of the keyboards as you have never seen him before. As Clint Weiler writes: "Rick Wakeman in an up-close and uproarious stand-up performance filmed live in front of a studio audience. The grumpy rock legend, composer and raconteur exposes a host of hilarious anecdotes and unknown escapades experienced during his career, including the first rehearsals with Yes, his multi-marital life, amusing recording session memories, his exposure in a Japanese toilet, and more. Wakeman also explains his version of the X-factor and brings to life the lost chord in the Yes classic And You and I. This show also features classic material from The Strawbs, Yes and his hit solo albums performed on the Grand Piano". A bravura performance. What's not to like?



CD Box Sets

Ayreon - Ayreon Universe - With DVD, 5PC CD $49.99
Ayreon Universe is the best of Ayreon Live - A unique performance featuring 16 singers, 28 songs, 2+ hour performance, 9000+ fans and a special appearance by Arjen Lucassen. All of this captured by 30 cameras! It's proof that you should never say 'never'. After creating rock operas in the studio for more than 20 years, prog mastermind Arjen Lucassen, aka Ayreon, finally took his Universe to the stage in September 2017.

Chicago - Chicago: Vi Decades Live - With DVD, 5PC CD $59.99
CHICAGO: VI DECADES LIVE (THIS IS WHAT WE DO) was recorded between 1969 and 2014, including the band’s entire performance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970. The DVD features a concert that was originally broadcast on the German music television show Rockpalast in 1977. The set comes with a 24-page booklet illustrated with rare images selected from the band’s vast archive.

Humble Pie - Official Bootleg Box Set Vol 2 UK - Import, 5PC CD $32.99
Five CD set. Hot on the heels of last year's Humble Pie's Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 1 comes the Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 2, collating rare and previously (officially) unreleased live shows that were illicitly recorded between 1971 and 1981. Whilst every effort has been made to produce the best possible audio, limitations in the material drawn from various, non-standard, and un-official sources means that the quality may not be up to the standard usually expected. All tracks have been included for their historical importance, and to present an anthology of Humble Pie live on stage from 1971-1981. The Official Bootleg Box Set Volume 2 is a raw testament to what this band did best; playing bluesy, gutsy, soulful hard rock, live on stage. Drawn from a variety of mainly audience recordings that have previously only been available as "under the counter" pirate releases, this is an honest, often unforgiving, tribute to a classic and much missed '70s super-group.

Jansch, Bert - A Man I'd Rather Be Part 2 - 4PC CD $49.99
Limited four CD set in 24-page hardback book. A Man I'd Rather Be (Part II) comprises Jansch's late '60s and early '70s output, an under-rated era, no doubt influenced by the now well-established Pentangle sound. Bandmates Danny Thompson (bass) and Terry Cox (drums) regularly feature among the musicians as well as cameo appearances by Mary Hopkin, Toni Visconti and Dave Mattacks. In this period, we see Jansch's take on pop (Nicola), blues (Birthday Blues funnily enough), handsome arrangements (Rosemary Lane) and baroque folk (Moonshine).

Love - Forever Changes - With DVD, With LP, Anniversary Edition, 6PC CD $84.99
Forever Changes (50th Anniversary Edition)(4CD/1DVD/1LP) - Love’s FOREVER CHANGES is the psychedelic folk-rock pioneers’ finest achievement. The set features a few firsts for the album, including the CD-debut of a remastered version made by its original co-producer and engineer Bruce Botnick, as well as the first-ever release of the mono version on CD. Also included are alternate mixes of the album, as well as a selection of rare and unreleased singles and studio outtakes. Botnick’s stereo remaster of the original album makes its vinyl debut on the LP included with this set. It was cut from high resolution digital audio by celebrated audio engineer Bernie Grundman. The DVD that accompanies the anniversary collection includes a 24/96 stereo mix of the album version of the original album remastered by Botnick. Also featured is “Your Mind And We Belong Together,” a rare promotional video directed by Elektra producer Mark Abramson that was originally released in 1968.

Phillips, Anthony - Private Parts & Pieces IX-XI - Boxed Set, UK - Import, 4PC CD $33.99
Four CD box set anthology by legendary guitarist, composer and instrumentalist Anthony Phillips. Anthony was a founding member of Genesis alongside Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks with whom he recorded the albums From Genesis To Revelation and Trespass. After leaving the group in 1970, Anthony studied orchestration and harmony externally at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. After passing his LGSM exams, he taught music at Reeds School and Peper Harrow whilst continuing to compose and record in his home studio. Now, Anthony Phillips and Jonathan Dann have compiled this deluxe set, which gathers together Volumes IX to XI of the Private Parts & Pieces albums, Dragonfly Dreams, Soiree and City of Dreams, along with an additional 18-track CD of previously unreleased material, Private Parts and Extra Pieces III, featuring recordings made between 1991 and 2012. Private Parts & Pieces IX - XI is the definitive statement on these classic albums. The set includes a lavish booklet with an essay by Jonathan Dann and fully restores the artwork of the original releases.

Rundgren, Todd & Utopia - Road To Utopia - Complete Recordings 1974-82 - Ltd Ed, 7PC CD $69.99
Celebrate The 2018 Reunion Tour Of Todd Rundgren And Utopia With Friday Music!  The Complete Todd Rundgren - Utopia Recordings 1974-82. 7 CD Box Set: Individual Digi-Pak Gatefold Art. 15 Bonus Tracks  New 2018 Written Commentary From Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox And Roger Powell. Produced By Todd Rundgren & Utopia. Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso (Todd Rundgren)  Live Nation - Sirius Xm Sponsored Tour 2018.

Sky - Studio Albums 1979-1987 - With DVD, Boxed Set, UK - Import, 8PC CD $35.99
UK eight disc (seven CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) set. The Studio Albums 1979 - 1987 is a clamshell box set that gathers together all seven studio albums released by the legendary classical rock band Sky over a nine year period. Formed in 1979, Sky brought together the worlds of rock and classical music in a highly successful and inspiring way. Featuring the gifted talents of guitarist John Williams, percussionist Tristan Fry, legendary bass player Herbie Flowers, former Curved Air keyboard player Francis Monkman and guitarist Kevin Peek, Sky recorded their debut album at Abbey Road studios in the early months of 1979. DVD contains Sky - Live In Nottingham 1990, a performance recorded for Central Television on the 24th June 1990.

Squire, Chris - Fish Out Of Water - Bonus Vinyl, With Bonus 7", Boxed Set, UK - Import CD $95.99
Deluxe box set including two CDs, two DVDs two seven inch singles and a 180gm vinyl LP pressing plus a 36 page book. Digitally remastered and expanded edition of Yes founder Chris Squire's legendary 1975 solo album Fish Out Of Water. Recorded in the late Spring and Summer of 1975 whilst Yes was on hiatus as members recorded their respective solo albums, Fish Out Of Water was a breath-taking work, and equal in standard to any Yes album in terms of sheer invention and creativity.

Wishbone Ash - Vintage Years 1970-1991 - Ltd Ed, Boxed Set, With Book, UK - Import, 30PC CD $379.99
Wishbone Ash, one of Britain's most enduring and best-loved rock acts, are to release a comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set, The Vintage Years, through Madfish. Loaded with rarities, memorabilia, a new interview and a lavish 156-page hardback book, a third of this new collection features previously unheard & unreleased material.



CDs

About Aphrodite - Membran Music / Polaris - UK - Import CD $17.99
2018 release. Following in the great tradition of krautrock, they blend hypnotic melodies and improvisations with gentle atmospheres and cinema soundscapes. Featuring Gilda Razani on theremin and soprano saxophone, and Hans Wanning on piano, synthesizer and live electronics, About Aphrodite take you on a euphoric and energetic sound journey, inspired by the great symphony of the world. Since 2015, they have composed and produced numerous film scores for the WDR (West German Broadcasting Cologne) and their own albums such as Bazaar (Traumtonrecords, Berlin), Ocean Lily and Faktor X (Aztek Electronic Music in Melbourne, Australia) and they have performed at festivals such as Fusion Festival (Germany), Jazz Province (Russia), and Les Digitales (Switzerland).

Atomic Rooster - Live At The BBC & German TV - With DVD, Germany - Import, NTSC Format CD $38.99
UK three disc (two CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) set featuring live BBC recordings from Paris Theatre London 1972, and Beat Club on German TV 1972. An outstanding keyboard player and composer, Vincent Crane was the founder of Atomic Rooster, one of the finest progressive rock groups of the super-charged Seventies. When he teamed up with soul singer Chris Farlowe, the mighty Rooster became even more exciting. We can enjoy the fruits their dynamic collaboration one more time, thanks to this unmissable collection of historic recordings from the archives. Our package includes an audio CD Live In London 1972 from a BBC radio show that has Chris singing Rooster classics like 'Devil's Answer', backed by Vincent's powerhouse organ. DVD and CD versions of The Lost Broadcasts reveal early 1970s color video footage and audio from German TV's Beat Club. Chris Farlowe sings different takes of 'Black Snake' and 'Breakthrough' and the frantic guitar of the late John Du Cann is included on tracks like 'Sleeping For Years' and 'I Can't Take Anymore'. Extensive CD liner notes by Repertoire's Chris Welch tell the story of the band with contributions from Chris Farlowe recalling his days in Atomic Rooster.

Ayreon - Ayreon Universe - 2PC CD $16.99
2018 two CD release. Ayreon Universe is the best of Ayreon live. A unique performance featuring 16 singers, 28 songs, two+ hour performance, 9000+ fans and a special appearance by Arjen Lucassen. All of this captured by 30 cameras! It's proof that you should never say 'never'. After creating rock operas in the studio for more than 20 years, prog mastermind Arjen Lucassen, AKA Ayreon, finally took his Universe to the stage in September 2017.

Banks, Peter - Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky The Anthology - Remastered, 2PC CD $16.99
2018 two CD collection. An incredible anthology of career highlights from original Yes guitarist and one of the most inventive musicians of the early prog rock era, Peter Banks! Includes guest appearances by Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, John Wetton, Billy Sherwood and Tony Kaye! All tracks have been digitally remastered for the best sonic quality possible!

Beck, Jeff - Live At The Hollywood Bowl - 2PC CD $22.99
Two CD edition. Live release from the British rock icon. In the summer of 2016, guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck celebrated 50 years of his musical career with an extraordinary concert at the famous Hollywood Bowl. Beck set the stage ablaze with incredible live versions of "For Your Love", "Beck's Bolero", "Cause We've Ended As Lovers", "Big Block", "Over Under Sideways Down", "A Day In The Life", "Blue Wind", and more. The night also included a legendary list of special guests including Steven Tyler, Billy F. Gibbons, Jan Hammer, Beth Hart, Jimmy Hall and Buddy Guy and concluded with a group encore of "Purple Rain" in honor of Prince.

Blackmore, Ritchie's Rainbow - Memories In Rock II - With DVD, 3PC CD $17.99
Deluxe two CD + DVD live release including a brand new Rainbow song. Following the successful 2016 shows in Germany (Monsters Of Rock) and the UK, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow played three British shows in June 2017, which were recorded for this set. Together with Ronnie Romero (vocals), Jens Johansson (keys), Bob Nouveau (bass), David Keith (drums), Candice Night and Lady Lynn (backing vocals), the legendary guitarist performed a first-class mixture of classic Rainbow and Deep Purple tracks, which was exactly what the fans had requested. Apart from the 19 live tracks in excellent sound quality, this release boasts two further selling-points that will have fans excited: A brand new Rainbow song, 'Waiting For A Sign', as well as a DVD with over 80 minutes of interviews with all band members, a Bonus Backstage Clip and a backstage video clip set to the 2017 studio version of 'I Surrender'.

Bowie, David - Changestwobowie CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition. Changestwobowie is a David Bowie compilation album issued in 1981 by RCA Records. It's title and packaging followed the format of RCA's earlier Bowie compilation, Changesonebowie released in 1976. As well as post-1976 singles, the album collected songs from earlier in Bowie's career that had not appeared on Changesone.

Broughton, Edgar - Live At Rockpalast - 2PC CD $22.99
In 2006, the Edgar Broughton Band finally reformed the original line-up with Edgar's son Luke on keyboards and Andrew Taylor on guitar. During their tour through England and Germany, they stopped by at the Harmonie in Bonn for this Rockpalast recording. And today, almost 50 years after their foundation, the music still has this special hard, rebel edge it always had, and the hymn Out Demons Out, fired with the anger at the injustices in the world, is still as relevant today as it was in 1969.

Burdon, Eric & the Animals - Love Is - Holland - Import CD $17.99
CD reissue. In the late sixties, the Flower Power movement, 'Peace, Love, & Freedom' was rooted in opposition to the Vietnam War. Love Is, originally released as a double vinyl album in 1968, was Eric Burdon & the Animals' most ambitious effort and it very much epitomizes that period. It's a recording that truly reflects it's times with equal amounts of great musicianship and inspiration. Seven and a half minutes of 'River Deep, Mountain High' opens the album, there's June Carter-Cash's 'Ring Of Fire' and the final piece is the seventeen minutes 'Gemini'/'The Madman (Running Through The Fields)' by Zoot Money and a very young upcoming guitar virtuoso named Andy Summers.

Collins, Albert - At Onkel PO's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 2PC CD $21.99

Colosseum II - War Dance - Remastered, UK - Import CD $20.99
Digitally remastered edition of the classic 1977 album by Colosseum II. The album was the final record release by the band. Originally formed in 1975 by virtuoso drummer Jon Hiseman, Colosseum II also featured legendary guitarist Gary Moore, keyboard player Don Airey and, in it's first incarnation, Mike Starrs (vocals) and Neil Murray (bass). Following the release of the album Strange New Flesh, Starrs and Murray departed and bass guitarist John Mole joined the fold, with Gary Moore undertaking vocal duties. This line-up recorded Electric Savage in early 1977, and this, their final album later that year. Never officially issued on CD in the UK, this Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the original MCA Records master tapes and the booklet restores the original album artwork and features an essay by Malcolm Dome with an exclusive interview with Jon Hiseman.

Electric Flag - Live in California: 1967-1968 - 2PC CD $22.99
The Electric Flag was one of the premiere rock bands of the 60s, with a line-up of legendary musicians. Led by the virtuoso Mike Bloomfield, the stellar lineup of musicians included Buddy Miles, Nick Gravenites, Barry Goldberg, Elvin Bishop. These live performances were captured at the height of the band's power, in 1967 at the Whisky A Go-Go, LA and 1968 at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco. They burned brightly for two years and then egos ripped the group apart. The Whisky performance took place just one week after they opened for Cream at the Fillmore West. The Carousel Ballroom show is comprised of the best performances from the 4 shows they did that night.

Fogerty, John - Centerfield CD $13.99
Reissue. Digitally remastered and expanded edition includes two bonus tracks. Centerfield is the third solo studio album by John Fogerty. Released in 1985, it spawned the hit singles "The Old Man Down the Road", "Rock and Roll Girls" and the title track "Centerfield". Fogerty played all the instruments on this album himself, thanks to overdubbing.

Foreigner - With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus CD $12.99
This magnificent concert was recorded at KKL Luzern, Switzerland on May 20th and 21st 2017 and thus became the very first Foreigner album, recorded with orchestra and choir. Together with The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, the performance showcases some of rock n' roll's most enduring anthems and countless fan favorites. Featuring original new arrangements and instrumentations, Foreigner's signature songs can be enjoyed from a completely new perspective and with fantastic sound quality. Besides founding member and leader Mick Jones on lead guitar and vocals, the band s line up consists of Kelly Hansen (Ex-Hurricane) as lead singer, Tom Gimbel (Aerosmith) on guitar, saxophone, flute, and backing vocals; Jeff Jacobs on keyboards, Jeff Pilson (Ex-Dokken, Dio and MSG) on bass; and Jason Bonham (son of Led Zeppelin's drummer John Bonham) on drums.

Gazpacho - Tick Tock CD $13.99
A 2018 Kscope label mid-price cd edition of Gazpacho's fifth studio release from 2009 (originally released on HTW Records). This edition features the bonus track Independence Day (an outtake from the Tick Tock sessions).

Gee, Peter - Bible - UK - Import CD $21.99
Peter Gee is the bassist in top UK progressive rock band Pendragon. "The Bible" is the first full blown concept album and the most ambitious work that Peter Gee has ever written, over a total of 69 minutes, and showcases the amazing vocal talents of Josh Brown, Becky Brannigan and Hayley Oliver, with regular Steve Christey (Jadis) on drums. The album also features the beautiful instrumental playing of Rhiannon Davies on violin and Daniel Bristow on trumpet. Peter Gee says that this is an album that he has wanted to make for the whole of his life, and this project has now been realised, through the three key elements of: the music, produced by Peter Gee and Rob Aubrey (producer of Big Big Train and IQ), the wonderful narration by John Taylor, and the stunning cover illustration by Simon Williams (who painted the covers for "The Masquerade Overture," "The Window Of Life" and "The World" albums by Pendragon).

Glover, Roger - Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper's Feast - UK - Import, 3PC CD $25.99
Three CD set. Cherry Red are proud to announce an expanded edition of The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper's Feast. After leaving Purple in 1973, Roger Glover was asked to compose music to the illustrated book of the same name by William Plomer and Alan Aldridge. His first major project since leaving Purple, Roger was able to enlist many top names to help him realize his vision, including Glenn Hughes and David Coverdale, then both in Deep Purple as well as Elf's Micky Lee Soule and Ronnie James Dio. Not included on the original vinyl LP, the single 'Little Chalk Blue' featuring future Uriah Heep singer John Lawton is also featured on CD One. As well as the remastered album, a second disc features nine demos and alternative mixes, plus the very rare Butterfly Ball Radio Special, a 1974 promo only release where the album's creator and producer, Roger Glover, discusses and explains the story behind the creation of the project. The third disc is a replica of the Love Is All EP, a huge hit single across Europe on it's 1974 release, featuring Ronnie James Dio on lead vocals. Presented in a clamshell box set with booklet, individual wallets and poster, with sleeve-notes from Malcolm Dome, who has written a new essay based on interviews with Roger, plus text reproduced from the original 1974 press release.

Guess Who - So Long Bannatyne CD $15.99
Digitally remastered and expanded edition. The Guess Who proved they could weather a significant personnel change with 1970's triumphant Share The Land. The 1971 follow-up, So Long, Bannatyne saw the band branching out, embracing more eclectic and less polished and commercial material, much of it with a considerably darker hue than the band's earlier material and heavily influenced by John Lennon's visceral Plastic Ono Band. A fascinating lyrical continuity emerges that reveals a band and it's principal writers burdened by success, cynical, tormented; the result being a kind of ad hoc concept record centering around themes of desperation, anger, disillusionment and resignation, topics frontman Burton Cummings would continue to explore throughout the rest of The Guess Who's lifespan.

Hensley, Ken - Rare & Timeless CD $11.99
"Rare & Timeless" is a new anthology, curated and driven by Ken Hensley himself. Not only has he compiled the anthology with the Heep and Hensley fan in mind, he has also recorded two new compositions for the anthology along with an exclusive re-record. Backed with a raft of rare/unreleased tracks and his take on the classic Uriah Heep hit, 'Lady in Black.'

Holzman, Adam - Truth Decay CD $15.99
Truth Decay is the first 'full band' release from jazz rock genius Adam Holzman since his joining the Steven Wilson band six years ago and features top New York musicians alongside British comrades from the SW band and other special guests.  In addition to blazing instrumental tracks, the album also features two songs, one co- written with Nick Beggs (who also performed the vocals), and a cover of A House Is Not a Motel, from Love's classic album Forever Changes (featuring vocals by Randy McStine).   An engaging fusion of jazz, rock and prog styles, keyboardist Holzman is joined by Theo Travis, Mark Egan, Craig Blundell, Jane Getter, Steven Wilson, Laurence Cottle and others.

Humble Pie - Back On Track / Live In Cleveland - Expanded UK - Import CD $20.99
Their 11th studio album, Back On Track, has much to offer fans of classic Humble Pie as much as fans of classic, blues-based hard rock. Produced with Andy Jackson, famed for his work with Pink Floyd, the album also features guest appearances from Zoot Money on hammond organ. The album was recorded at Jacobs Studios near Farnham in Surrey, as well as David Gilmour's famed houseboat Astoria Studios, between December 2001 and January 2002, and released the following month. 16 years on, Back On Track remains a worthy addition to the Humble Pie catalog. Going back a further 12 years, Jerry Shirley and Humble Pie were touring with a line-up featuring Charlie Huhn, Wally Stocker and Sean Beavan, with a set heavily peppered with Performance: Rockin' The Fillmore classics including 'Four Day Creep', 'Stone Cold Fever', 'I Don't Need No Doctor' and 'Hallelujah (I Love Her So)', as well as a cover of The Babys' 'Head First' and 'Fool For A Pretty Face' from the Pie's On To Victory. Captured at the legendary Agora in Cleveland, Ohio on January 12, 1990, this mid-west venue is evidently a stronghold of Humble Pie fans, if the audience reaction is anything to go by. With plenty of rare pictures, and a new essay with Malcolm Dome based on interviews with Jerry Shirley, HNE are pleased to add this set by a legendary band to their extensive catalog.

Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses CD $15.99
Digitally remastered and remixed by Steven Wilson. Heavy Horses is the eleventh studio album by British progressive rock band Jethro Tull, released on 10 April 1978. It is considered the second album in a trilogy of folk-rock albums by Jethro Tull, although folk music's influence is evident on a great number of Jethro Tull releases. Features classic tracks such as 'Heavy Horses', 'Moths' and 'Acres Wild'.

Kaiser, Henry - Deep Unreal - Canada - Import CD $25.99
Beautiful, mysterious, complex, and surprising - the guitar playing mirrors what it is like to enter the alien world below the ice. Each sonic incident has its counterpart below the ice, but not all of the guitarist's companions are his everyday scientific dive buddies. Imagine Conlon Nancarrow in a Day-Glo drysuit, Pete Cosey strapping on his midnight blue tanks, Robbie Basho with paisley fins, as Jerry Garcia gazes through a prismatic ice mask: Henry's ghostly companions, on a mission to go deep and unreal.

Kantner, Paul & Grace Slick - Sunfighter - UK - Import CD $15.99
Digitally remastered edition. Sunfighter is a 1971 album by Paul Kantner and Grace Slick from Jefferson Airplane. The album was released shortly after the Airplane album Bark was released, and is the second record released on the Airplane's own Grunt label, backed by RCA. The album features a picture of Kantner and Slick's baby daughter, China Wing Kantner on the cover and the song "China" is named after her. Many Bay Area musicians perform on the album, including members of the Grateful Dead, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and the horn group, Tower of Power. The album also features Craig Chaquico who would go on to become the lead guitarist for Jefferson Starship.

Katatonia - Last Fair Deal Gone Down CD $13.99

King Crimson - Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 3PC CD $26.99
Three CDs featuring the complete concert from Vienna on Dec. 1st 2016 mixed from the original multi-track tapes. CDs Presented in concert sequence with discs 1 & 2 featuring the complete first and second sets. CD 3 features Vienna encores plus the long awaited live recorded debut of Fracture by the 2016 line-up as performed in Copenhagen. CD3 also features a series of soundscapes edited into newly sequenced pieces. Drawn from the introduction music (composed/improvised afresh for each night) & featuring Robert Fripp, Mel Collins & Tony Levin, this essential component of current live KC shows also receives it's most complete presentation to date. Presented in a 4 fold-out digifile package with 16 pages booklet featuring tour photos & notes by David Singleton & housed in a slipcase.

Marillion - Best.live. - 2PC CD $13.99
Marillion - Somewhere Else CD $13.99

Marillion - Tumbling Down The Years (live) - 2PC CD $18.99
MARILLION purveyors of soulful, powerful, and deeply-moving music, with a long-standing reputation of impressive live shows and an imposing, faithful and loyal global fan base. Tumbling Down The Years was recorded on Saturday night during the Marillion Weekend at Centre

Marillion - Unplugged At The Walls (live) - 2PC CD $18.99
Unplugged at the Walls is part of a Ltd Ed series of releases that were previously only available via Marillion's own web store and features the band performing live in a restaurant in Oswestry in 1999.  A rare slice of Marillion magic that finds the band in a unique setting. 

Ozric Tentacles - Erpland CD $13.99
Ozric Tentacles - Jurassic Shift CD $13.99
Ozric Tentacles - Live Underslunky CD $13.99
Ozric Tentacles - Pungent Effulgent CD $13.99
Ozric Tentacles - Pyramidion CD $13.99
Ozric Tentacles - Waterfall Cities CD $13.99

Pacific Gas & Electric - Are You Ready - Holland - Import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered edition. 1970's Are You Ready? was released at the end of the Flower Power era. Their masterpiece is their sole gospel-funk-psychedelia hit, 'Are You Ready?' which is to this day a song that most casual rock fans remember. Some of the other songs are closer to average period blues-rock workouts, like 'Miss Lucy' and the live cover of John Lee Hooker's 'She's Long and She's Tall,' though the group original 'My Women' finds them getting into a slow blues-funk groove with graceful style. The four-part, 17-minute 'PG&E Suite' is typical of the highs and lows of many such psychedelic rock experiments of the late '60s. With their classic hit 'Are You Ready?' the album is a true psychedelic monument.

Pineapple Thief - One Three Seven CD $13.99
Pineapple Thief - What We Have Sown CD $13.99

Reed, Robert - Sanctuary III - With DVD, UK - Import, NTSC Region 0, 3PC CD $27.99
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Robert Reed (Magenta / Kompendium / Kiama / ChimpanA) announces the release of Sanctuary III on April 20th, the follow up to the acclaimed Sanctuary I and II albums. Robert produced, mixed and engineered the album, and plays most of the instruments himself, with the help of legendary drummer Simon Phillips (Toto/Mike Oldfield), recorder player Les Penning and "Tubular Bells" producers Tom Newman and Simon Heyworth. The album is available in a 3 disc set. CD1 contains the album as mixed by Robert. CD2 contains a series of wonderful remixes of sections of the album, plus Tom Newman's mixes of the main album. The third disc is a DVD containing Rob's 5. 1 mixes of the album, plus a selection of videos giving an insight into how the album was created.

Reininger, Blaine L - The Blue Sleep CD $17.99
2018 release. The Blue Sleep is a studio album by Blaine L. Reininger, the Colorado-born composer and founder member of avant-garde music group Tuxedomoon. Written and recorded by Blaine in 2017, the album was mixed in his adopted hometown of Athens by noted electronic music producer Coti K. Like most of his previous solo projects, The Blue Sleep combines vocal songs with atmospheric instrumental tracks, three of which ('Lost Ballroom', 'Jacob's Ladder' and 'Odi et Amo') were written for Caligula, a theatre production. "These days the music plays me," explains Blaine. "The unifying principle behind the songs on Blue Sleep is the method of composition. I apply fine old aleatory techniques - John Cage, William Burroughs, Tristan Tzara - and filter these through my instinctive knowledge of melody and harmony. Lyrics are generated algorithmically (I work with programs which assemble phrases according to mathematical rules) and then edited by me, with phrases suggested by the random output. That's pretty much my modus operandi in the 21st century."

Savoy Brown - You Should Have Been There CD $15.99
Rock/blues at it's finest. Originally given a limited release in 2004, this "Savoy Brown (featuring Kim Simmonds)" live album, recorded in Vancouver, Canada, now gets a full national release. The album features wonderful concert versions of the Savoy Brown classic songs, "Hellbound Train", "Street Corner Talking" and "Poor Girl". Besides those tracks, we get to hear Kim Simmonds, a master guitarist, extend on the blues "Where Has Your Heart gone", an eleven minute opus! The original sleeve notes from Kim are included with almost sixty minutes of music. This CD is a must for new and old fans alike.

Schulze, Klaus - Virtual Outback CD $20.99
Re-Release of the high acclaimed album Virtual Outback (originally released 2000 as part of the strictly limited and long exhausted 5-CD-boxset Contemporary Works II). Virtual Outback was just one single track: the elegiac 65 minute The Theme: The Rhodes Elegy, one of the most favourite of many Schulze fans. The bonustrack is from a filling work for the Chinese mass rally China Millenium on the occasion of the turn of millennium 200/2001. After Klaus' delivery the chinese government said: NO - WAY! First Klaus used the old Mao song, devided by cutting and transposing, and second he used an ethnic sample from Mongolia. That wasn't possible too, due to the fact that Mongolians are a minority in China. The Chinese government stated: either you respect all minorities or no one. Another pearl from the huge Schulze Cosmos.

Smalls, Derek - Smalls Change (meditations Upon Ageing) CD $15.99
THE ROAD OF ROCK is a rocky road, and no one's life exemplifies that more thoroughly than that of Derek Albion Smalls who celebrates his 75th birthday with a hoped-to-be triumphant return to at least one of the echelons of the rock firmament. Derek went on to acquire the cov- eted position of bass player in the legendary rock band "Spinal Tap", from the 1984 Rockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap" Smalls makes hi return to the music world with this new record- ing. Guest artists on the album include Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers) Gregg Bissonette, Larry Carlton, David Crosby, Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) Taylor Hawkins, Jim Keltner, Danny (Kootch) Kortchmar, Russ Kunkel, Michael League (Snarky Puppy), Jane Lynch (actress/singer), Steve Lukather (Toto), Judith Owen Snarky Puppy Horns Joe Satriani, Paul Shaffer (David Letterman, SNL, etc.) Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Richard Thompson, Steve Vai, Waddy Wachtel, Rick Wakeman (Yes) Phil X Dweezil Zappa.

Snakefinger's Vestal Virgins - Night Of Desirable Objects CD $18.99
Night of Desirable Objects was Snakefinger's fourth and final studio album, recorded with the Vestal Virgins and released by Ralph Records in 1987. It featured a variety of styles including jazz, folk, rock, gospel and polka, and displayed a compositional maturity. Snakefinger suffered a heart attack and died on 1 July 1987 in Linz, Austria while touring in support of the album, on the same day the album's first single was released: ''There's No Justice In Life''. As with all previous re-issues by us, this album will come remastered and with bonus tracks.

Sonar & David Torn - Vortex CD $15.99
2018 release. Sonar's fourth release Vortex reflects the sound of surprise. After three uncompromising quartet albums exploring the edges of minimalist groove, the Swiss group has partnered with renowned guitarist, composer and producer David Torn for it's RareNoise debut. The band, comprised of guitarists Stephan Thelen and Bernhard Wagner, bassist Christian Kuntner and drummer Manuel Pasquinelli have long been celebrated for combining the visceral power and dynamics of art rock with a minimalist aesthetic. Their previous album, 2015's Black Light, attracted significant media and musician attention. Legendary avant-guitarist Henry Kaiser took a particular interest in the group and was determined to pair them up with Torn for their next album.

Spiders from Mars - Spiders From Mars + 2 - Holland - Import CD $17.99
Digitally remastered and expanded edition containing two bonus tracks. In 1975 Trevor Bolder (bass) and Mick Woodmansey (drums) reformed the band without Mick Ronson, and were joined in this lineup by Mike Garson (keyboards), Dave Black (guitar) and Pete McDonald (vocals). Their self-titled album, released in 1976, was their only album before the group disbanded. They were subsequently named via the landmark 1972 David Bowie concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars and were billed as such on the accompanying large-scale Ziggy Stardust tour and film. They were present again on David Bowie's 1973 album Aladdin Sane. The Spiders from Mars CD contains two bonus tracks: "National Poll" and "Roller" (Outtake).

Squire, Chris - Fish Out Of Water - Remastered, Expanded, UK - Import, 2PC CD $18.99
Two CDs. Digitally remastered and expanded edition of Yes founder Chris Squire's legendary 1975 solo album Fish Out Of Water. Recorded in the late Spring and Summer of 1975 whilst Yes was on hiatus as members recorded their respective solo albums, Fish Out Of Water was a breath-taking work, and equal in standard to any Yes album in terms of sheer invention and creativity.

Stern, Leni - 3 CD $15.99

Stivell, Alan - Human / Kelt - UK - Import CD $26.99

Sun Ra - Bad and Beautiful CD $16.99
Bad and Beautiful is an album by the American jazz musician Sun Ra and his Arkestra. Recorded in 1961 in New York City at the Choreographers' Workshop, 414 W. 51st St., the album was the second to be recorded in New York by the Arkestra after leaving Chicago, but would remain unreleased until 1972. The album is considered to represent an important transition between the big band approach of the Chicago recordings, and the more 'outside' approach of Ra's smaller bands recorded later in the decade:'Aside from "Exotic Two," the tunes are split between standards (apparently the last ones the group would record until the '70s) and blues originals, but there are indications of the direction the Arkestra would take throughout the '60s. "Search Light Blues" has some interesting percussion accents finding their way into the arrangement, and "Exotic Two" alludes more clearly to the percussion-heavy sound that dominated many of the '60s recordings. Sun Ra plays piano exclusively on this recording, and Gilmore gets lots of room to shine. A significant transitional LP, this is probably the last "inside" record the Arkestra would record as they forged new sonic paths into the mid-'60s.' Sean Westergaard, All Music Guide

Tangerine Dream - Quantum Gate / Quantum Key EP - 2PC CD $18.99
Expanded two CD edition of Quantum Gate now including the excellent Quantum Key EP, bringing together Edgars' vision as a two CD set for the first time. It will be presented in a digipack packaging complete with an 8-page booklet. The group has written over 100 studio albums and were led by Edgar Froese, who developed an instantly recognizable synth-based instrumental music based on a meditative musical experience that came to prominence in the '70s and '80s. The Quantum Key EP preceded Quantum Gate and both delivered an updated, contemporary development of their trademark sound: sequencer-driven electronica covering a wide range of moods and atmospheres from ambient soundscapes to energetic, upbeat moments. The Quantum Years material began as a concept and series of musical sketches by Froese before he passed away in 2015. Remaining band members Thorsten Quaeschning, Ulrich Schnauss and Hoshiko Yamane worked together to realize Edgar's visions and expectations of a conceptual body of work that attempts to translate quantum physics and philosophy into music.

Ten Years After - Cricklewood Green (2017 Remaster) CD $13.99
Ten Years After - Positive Vibrations (2017 Remaster) CD $13.99
Ten Years After - Rock & Roll Music To The World (2017 Remaster) CD $13.99
Ten Years After - Space In Time CD $13.99
Ten Years After - Ssssh (2017 Remaster) CD $13.99
Ten Years After - Watt (2017 Remaster) CD $13.99
Newly Independent Chrysalis Records continues to repackage and refurbish the classic albums of Ten Years After as part of a campaign to reintroduce all their classic albums and releases over the next two years. After the release of the Ten Years After 10 CD Box Set, the original studio albums will now be made available individually in 6 panel digi pack editions.

Townshend, Pete - Who Came First - 2PC CD $34.99
Deluxe two CD edition. Who Came First is the debut solo album by Pete Townshend, released in 1972. It includes demos from the abandoned concept album Lifehouse, part of which became Who's Next. We celebrate the 45th Anniversary with an expanded version of the album, housed in 8 panel digi packaging, the original poster from the 1972 release and 24 page booklet which contains rare images of Meher Baba and Pete in his recording studio. Also included are new sleeve notes provided by Pete himself. Remastering has been carried out by long term Pete Townshend and The Who collaborator Jon Astley, using original master tapes. CD1 consists of the original album as it was released, CD2 includes unreleased tracks, alternative versions of songs such as 'Parvardigar', 'Day Of Silence' and live performances.

Ultravox - Monument - With DVD, UK - Import, 2PC CD $22.99

Vanilla Fudge - Out Through The In Door - UK - Import CD $25.99
"It's true! Mark, Vince, Tim, and Carmine were in California in July (2006) recording an album of Led Zeppelin covers. Mark said, "Basically, we rearranged some songs - we're doing a lot of their stuff Vanilla Fudge style. Some of the arrangements are slowed down, and some speeded up but I think we've done the songs justice."

Who - Live At The Fillmore East CD $28.99
Two CD edition. Live archive release. Live At The Fillmore East is the 50th anniversary of these legendary unreleased recordings from the Fillmore East, New York City, Friday April 5 and Saturday April 6, 1968. The Who performed two incendiary live sets at Bill Graham's legendary Fillmore East on the lower East Side of Manhattan. Features stunning extended versions of 'My Generation', 'A Quick One..., ' 'Shakin' All Over' and two ripping versions of Eddie Cochran numbers - 'Summertime Blues' and 'C'mon Everybody' (the latter unavailable elsewhere).

Wobbler - Hinterland - UK - Import CD $25.99
This is the new version of Wobbler's debut album from 2005; remixed and remastered in 2016, now finally released on CD. Hinterland has never sounded better, finally capturing the sound the band initially aimed for back in 2004/2005 when it was mixed by a (then) unexperienced band. The album features tons (literally) of vintage keyboards such as mellotron, hammond organ, etc.

Worldservice Project - Serve CD $15.99
2018 release. As a follow up to 2016's For King and Country, World Service Project delivers another powerful punk-jazz manifesto with a sly grin on Serve, their second RareNoise release and fourth album overall. Showcasing their signature blend of discipline and chaos, the edgy London-based avant-funk quintet combines throbbing grooves, huge backbeats, grinding fuzz-bass onslaughts and ferocious free blowing on eight potent tracks, with just a dash of Monty Pythonesque's irreverence thrown into the mix.

Young, Neil - Roxy - Tonight's The Night Live CD $16.99
Live archive release from the rock icon. Roxy - Tonight's The Night Live is one of the most sought-after recordings from his vast archives. This was the first public performance of many of the songs that would make up Young's seminal album Tonight's The Night, which would not be released until June 1975. The album's final track "Walk On" would not appear until the release of On The Beach, in July 1974. Young would be the first artist to christen the stage at what would become one of the world's great clubs, The Roxy Theater on the riotous Sunset Strip, right next door to the already infamous Rainbow Bar & Grille. Close your eyes and you'll be right there in that dark, smoky, 500 capacity room in West, L.A. on a hot summer night in 1973. Tonight's The Night would go on to be named one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time, and universally praised for it's dark honesty and unapologetic raw delivery. The very same can be said for Roxy - Tonight's The Night Live.

Young, Neil + Promise Of The Real - Paradox CD $18.99
2018 release. Paradox (Original Music from The Film) features music from Young + POTR and Young with an orchestra recorded on the MGM Soundstage, Young backed by Jim Keltner, Paul Bushnell and Joe Yankee, and several solo electric guitar passages. All music was recorded spontaneously with no overdubs (with the exception of Joe Yankee, who phoned in his part from Canada) and provides the soundtrack to Paradox, the film.

Zorn, John - Insurrection CD $15.99
Insurrection is an intense new instrumental project featuring guitar wizards Julian Lage and Matt Hollenberg with the incredible rhythm section of Trevor Dunn and Kenny Grohowski. Inspired by some of the greatest experimental novels of the 20th century the music is incredibly varied, combining rock, funk, blues, jazz, classical and more - often in the same song! Gnarly atonal melodies, bizarre harmonies, astonishing guitar fireworks and telepathic group interaction make this one of Zorn's most scintillating and adventurous new projects. Everyone is playing at their best here, and you have never heard such sounds! As always Zorn pulls the very best out of the musicians and they play some of the most outrageous solos you have ever heard.



SACDs

Cooder, Ry - Chicken Skin Music SACD $39.99

Dylan Bob - Another Side Of Bob Dylan SACD-Hybrid $39.99

Head, Murray - Nigel Lived SACD $37.99



Japanese CDs

Beck, Jeff - Best Of - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $19.99

Gallagher, Rory - Against The Grain - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - BBC Sessions - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $35.99
Gallagher, Rory - Blueprint - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Calling Card - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Defender - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Deuce - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Fresh Evidence - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Irish Tour 74 - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Jinx - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Live! In Europe - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Notes From San Francisco - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $35.99
Gallagher, Rory - Photo Finish - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Rory Gallagher - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Stage Struck - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Tattoo - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Top Priority - Bonus Tracks, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99
Gallagher, Rory - Wheels Within Wheels - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $28.99

King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.10 Tokyo - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.14 Tokyo - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $49.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.2 Tokyo - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.3 Tokyo - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $49.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.5 Tokyo - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $49.99
King Crimson - Collector's Club: 1995.10.6 Tokyo - JPN - Import, 2PC CD $48.99

Talking Heads - Best - SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $19.99



Japanese Mini-LP Sleeve CDs

Schulze, Klaus - Blackdance - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $49.99
Schulze, Klaus - Cyborg - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import, 2PC CD $59.99
Schulze, Klaus - Irrlicht - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $49.99
Schulze, Klaus - Picture Music - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $49.99

Seatrain - Marblehead Messenger - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $34.99
Seatrain - Seatrain - JMLPS, Remastered, SHM-CD, JPN - Import CD $34.99

Soft Works - Abracadabra - JMLPS, Bonus Tracks, JPN - Import CD $43.99





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