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"Although this album contains a varied selection of material, including one original composition and three tracks from a 1998 Mike Westbrook project, I'm just going to write just a few words about what seems, at the moment, to be at the core of this great orchestra's repertoire: namely, some classic British jazz-rock from the 1970s. This music was always on the margins, of course, even at the time. Back when I was a schoolboy, most of my friends were listening to soul, blues, punk, disco, heavy metal...

This is a little bit low-key, which might make it a little hard to immediately appreciate, but listen to it with your full attention and this will definitely charm. This band is a sextet of two guitars, accordion/piano, double bass, drums and...

Il Fabrico Dell'Assoluto (The Absolute Factory) release their debut album which is a concept album (of course!) based on Orwell's '1984' (of course!) and totally hit the Rock Progressive Italiano brass ring right off the bat!

The group consists of
Claudio Cassio-vocals
Daniele Fuligni-Hammond organ, mini-Moog, Mellotron, piano
Daniele Sopranzi-guitar
Marco Piloni-bass
Michele Ricciardi-drums
and all of them contribute to the great success of this release. This absolut

Third release - the 2nd on AltrOck - by this Argentinian band who consist of a core quintet of
Carolina Restuccia-vocals
Facundo Negri-drums, percussion
Pedro Chalkho-guitars
Carlos Quebrada Vazquez-bass
Daniel Hernandez-sound...

3.76 is the forth album by this Argentinian avant-garde rock band, featuring who contain a lot of contemporary classical music in their experimental, post RIO-rock, whatever sound.

"The 4th episode for Factor Burzaco, this marks a new step ahead in their avant-garde proposal, following on the path of bands such as Thinking Plague, Henry Cow and contemporary classical music. It's a sort of dreamlike journey in which adventurous music and emotions come together. Carolina Restuccia's vocal...

Factor Burzaco’s popularity grows day by day in the RIO/Avant-Prog world. Coming from South America, due to their sound and musical style they are also known as the “Argentinian Thinking Plague”. With this new album the group moves forward with their...


This very good sounding radio broadcast features Fahey at the height of his early 70s psychedelic performance prowess and features three long medleys (the shortest is over 12' and the longest is nearly 30' long!). Essential for fans...

These recently uncovered live recordings are as fine a respresentation of John Fahey, at a particularly exciting time in his career, as can be imagined. This is the third live Fahey album to be issued, the earliest recorded, and possibly the most enlig...

"The Mill Pond was originally released in 1997 as a double 7" that went immediately out of print. For it's 10th aniversary we're issuing it on compact disc housed in a deluxe letterpressed jacket and including an extensive booklet collecting John...

This is a very cheap version of the quite excellent overview by John Fahey, "The Best of John Fahey 1959-1977", which includes tracks from his most important era. Every collection of music should have at least one John Fahey album in it - every...

"Guitarist John Fahey recorded four albums for Rounder's Varrick imprint during the 1980s, before being "rediscovered" by indie rock and vanguard music fans in the '90s, shortly before his death. These recordings -- Let Go (1983); Rain Forests Oceans...

"...the folk guitar-playing equivalent of William Burroughs or Bukowski. (Fahey) had a real edge to him."-Pete Townshend

This thing is huge (lp-sized) and lovely. This is one of the nicest boxes you can imagine - as nice as the Revenant Ayler...

"I was transfixed by the haunting sounds and the poetic pacing of Fahres' music on this CD. Rather than the sound floating through the room, it was as if I was floating in the sound."-Morton Subotnick. With Jon Hassell! "This CD is made up of three...


Hard to find duo release - we were lucky to get a modest number in, but when they are gone, that's it!

"I gave their previous CD "Wild Silk" (ASC Records) four 'phones and this is if anything even better. It immediately draws the listener in with the swirling and stormy opener, "The February Sea". The music conjures images of its title, as both Tippett and Fairclough paint musical pictures of the subject. The long title track (45 minutes) follows and contains more ideas and invention than most...

James Allsopp clarinets; Chris Bridges trombone, jug; Steve Chadwick trumpet; Adam Fairhall piano; Tim Fairhall bass; Paul J Rogers diddley bow, laptop, turntable, objects.

"Fairhill’s project ‘The Imaginaery Delta’ was commissioned by...

Adam Fairhall: grand piano, prepared Hohner Pianet T, prepared toy piano, indian harmonium
Christophe de Bezenac: tenor saxophone
Anton Hunter: electric guitar
Johnny Hunter: drums
Dave Kane: double bass
Corey Mwamba: vibraphone....


Encore, Encore was originally released in 1979 under the title Farewell, Farewell; it was a live album documenting what was intended at the time to be the final Fairport Convention tour and featured a lineup of Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick, a...

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's first album.

"By far the most rock-oriented of Fairport Convention's early albums, this debut was recorded before Sandy Denny joined the band (Judy Dyble handles the female vocals). Unjustly overlooked by listeners who consider the band's pre-Denny output insignificant, this is a fine folk-rock effort that takes far more inspiration from West..

"Fairport Convention, the UK's most influential folk-rock band, celebrates its 50th anniversary with 50:50@50. Half the fourteen tracks were recorded at recent concerts and half in the studio. With nine compositions by members of Fairport, the album presents a mix of brand new songs and favourites from Fairport's repertoire. Two tracks feature guest lead vocals: one from Robert Plant and one from Pentangle's Jacqui McShee. The band was formed by Ashley Hutchings in 1967's 'summer of love' and became one...


2001 remaster with two bonus tracks of the fifth Fairport album.

"Fairport Convention is a group that has always beaten the odds that's why a version of the band is working in the 21st century. By the time of this, the group's fifth album, key members Ashley Hutchings and Sandy Denny had exited the lineup, yet the group continued here without skipping a beat, for the first time without a female singer and it turned out not to make a major difference. Richard Thompson and Dave Swarbrick took...

A remastered edition of the original album which includes 8 additional tracks (total: 20 tracks). This is by the original line up of Fairport (Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny, Ian Matthews, Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol Martin Lamble + Ric Grech (violin ...

A remastered edition of the original album which includes 8 additional tracks (total: 20 tracks). This is by the original line up of Fairport (Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny, Ian Matthews, Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol Martin Lamble + Ric Grech (violin on 2 tracks) and Dave Swarbrick & Dave Mattacks (violin/drums on 2 tracks). Recorded on John Peel's Top Gear in 1968/69, this is the band at their most psychedelic, sounding like a mutant folky take on 1967/68 era West Coast US psych bands like the early...

2001 remaster with two bonus tracks of the the Full House version of the band (Dave Swarbrick, Simon Nicol, Richard Thompson, Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks) live and sweating in front of a club audience and rocking the house.

2001 remaster with two bonus tracks of the the Full House version of the band (Dave Swarbrick, Simon Nicol, Richard Thompson, Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks) live and sweating in front of a club audience and rocking the house.

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's fourth album.

"For their fourth album, Fairport Convention released what is regarded by many as not only the best record in their history but also one of the seminal English folk-rock albums of all time. This was also the album that marked the transformation of the group from, essentially, a rock band that utilized folk music (in tandem with...

While this goes up to 1974, the vast majority of these 69 tracks are from 1970 and earlier.
"2007 four CD box set that includes all of the British Folk legends' surviving BBC radio recordings, which were taped between 1967 and 1974. It was thought...

The problematic sounding first live Fairport Convention album - their only with Sandy released during her lifetime - has been greatly improved on this redone version.

"The presence of Sandy Denny raises expectations for the group's first released live album. Recorded on the band's 1973 world tour, it features songs such as "Matty Groves" and "Sloth," as well as the Swarbrick instrumental "Fiddlestix," their then current single "Rosie," and a nod to the group's origins as interpreters of American..

This previously unreleased live show in excellent sound and sonic balances for a 45 year old, never-before heard tape, shows the band out on the road and really rockin' those jigs & reels much harder than you might have ever expected to hear! This is the quartet of Simon Nicol (guitar, vocals), Dave Swarbrick (violin, vocals), Dave Pegg (bass, vocals) and Dave Mattacks (drums, vocals).

"Hosts of the annual Cropredy Festival and a mere year shy of their 50th anniversary, Fairport Convention is...

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's third album.

"Richard Thompson and Sandy Denny shine throughout this record, which is considered by some to be their Fairport peak together. The second album by a tragically short-lived Fairport Convention lineup. It seems top-heavy with Dylan tunes, three of them included, but they're done with such verve and freshness that they seem....

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's second album, and their first with Sandy Denny.

"Sandy Denny's haunting, ethereal vocals gave Fairport a big boost on her debut with the group. A more folk-based album than their initial effort, What We Did on Our Holidays was divided between original material and a few well-chosen covers. This contains several of their greatest moments...

Showing its age a little bit, but this is overall a very listenable radio broadcast from 42 years ago!

"Live archive release from the British folk legends. From 1974 with the classic line up of Sandy Denny, Dave Pegg, Dave Mattacks, Jerry Donahue, Dave Swarbrick, and Trevor Lucas.
Recorded at the famous Long Island club My Father's Place. Sandy Denny had rejoined the band for this tour and the material was a mixture of solo material and songs associated with the band. The recording has a...

The first time ever legit release of this famous radio recording from Denver, CO in May, 1974. This is mid period, but it captures them when Sandy had returned and anything with Sandy is of interest!...

"The first LP of Faithful Breath, ”Fading Beauty” from 1974, has meanwhile become a classic of symphonic rock and can definitely be recommended. In 1977/1978 they recorded their second album ”Back on my hill” - again including the mellotron - which was...

"Faithful Breath are well-known as an '80s hard-rock band, but in their early years they played symphonic rock (like Epidaurus, also from Bochum); with mellotron and 12-string guitar. Their debut, Fading Beauty from 1974, had two long tracks of...


Named after a track by This Heat, Fall of Saigon was the new-wave/experimental group of Pascal Comelade, which existed for a couple of years. They recorded a 12" EP due for release on the justly legendary Atem label, but never released because...

Calling themselves "radical music of Gascony', Familha Artus is a quintet of musicians, including the bassist and hurdy-gurdy player of Zaar, both of whom work mainly in the folk and world-music camp much more than in the avant-progressive worlds....

This is the new 2003 version that includes their non-lp single No Mule's Fool/Good Friend Of Mine, as well as 4 bonus live tracks! How to explain Family's 3rd album (1970) 30 years later? Take a idiosyncratic vocalist, who, like Peter Hammill or Don Va...

This is the 2003 version that includes their non-lp single No Mule's Fool/Good Friend Of Mine, as well as 4 bonus live tracks! How to explain Family's 3rd album (1970) 30 years later? Take a idiosyncratic vocalist, who, like Peter Hammill or Don Van...

This is the new 2003 version that includes 4 bonus live tracks! This was originally released as a half live/half studio album, and gave a glimpse into the band's great live shows (more on that elsewhere!). How to explain Family's 4th album (1970) 30 ye...

This is the 2003 version that includes 4 bonus live tracks! This was originally released as a half live/half studio album, and gave a glimpse into the band's great live shows. How to explain Family's 4th album (1970) 30 years later? Take a idiosyncratic..

This is the new 2003 version that includes 4 bonus tracks - 1 studio and 3 live! How to explain Family's 6th album (1972) 30 years later? Take a idiosyncratic vocalist, who, like Peter Hammill or Don Van Vliet you either grow to love or hate (Roger Cha...

This is the 2003 version that includes 4 bonus tracks - 1 studio and 3 live! How to explain Family's 6th album (1972) 30 years later? Take a idiosyncratic vocalist, who, like Peter Hammill or Don Van Vliet you either grow to love or hate (Roger Chapman)..

WAREHOUSE FIND! LONG OUT OF PRINT! This, the first of three volumes containing Family's previously unreleased BBC Radio 1 sessions, is long out of print and goes for fairly mad money online.

This wonderful set is mastered...

This, the last of three volumes containing Family's previously unreleased BBC Radio 1 sessions, is long out of print and goes for fairly mad money online. We have them for not-mad money, while our stock lasts.

"Previously unreleased BBC tapes...

SBM remastered edition of the second album (1969) by Family and the final by the original lineup, before Blind Faith stole Ric Grech. How to explain Family 35 years later? Take a idiosyncratic vocalist, who, like Peter Hammill or Don Van Vliet you...