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"Bahamut is Hazmat Modine's long-awaited debut CD: a dizzying, global take on Americana which has the energy of a Romanian brass band and the soul of a vintage blues recording. The band is driven by a pair of harmonicas and aided by the cymbalom, sarus...


For many years Posidon Productions has brought bands to play in Japan. Now they have started a label to bring out some of the many great bands playing progressive oriented music in Japan. Head Pop Up are an progressive rock band with fusion overtones. ...

"Lunes is the second album by the Texas psychedelic duo Headdress. Written in the desert but recorded during an endless New York City winter, the album is a dark meditation on Americana. Guitarist Caleb Coy and organist Ethan Cook sculpt a cold...

Really excellent debut album by this instrumental quartet of dual guitars, bass and drums. There's a lot of influences from the best parts of the dual guitar King Crimson and musically related bands like Philharmonie and even the California Guitar Trio...

Seven major figures from the art-punk, free-jazz, brutal prog, improvisational and modern jazz world come together for a ROCKING tribute to the unfairly ignored, misunderstood and vilified late period works of Albert Ayler. These late period songs have...

"Second collection of cinematic string jazz compositions and improvisations from the world class trio of Tomeka Reid (cello), Mazz Swift (violin), and Silvia Bolognesi (double bass), whose compiled resume of respective collaborations is as diverse as it is impressive (Roscoe Mitchell, Anthony Braxton, Common, Kanye West, Butch Morris, William Parker, Hamid Drake)."

We get a lot of oddball albums in here, as you can imagine, but this is one of the oddest, in its own modest and friendly way and one of the few albums we sell that could be considered a 'kids' record, although it also has 'grown up' appeal and can be...

Kjetil Møster tenor saxophone and clarinet
Martin Küchen alto saxophone and flute
Mats Aleklint trombone
Ola Høyer double bass
Dag Erik Knedal Andersen drums

"We didn’t see (or, more exactly, heard) this coming. How could we expect a band like The Heat Death to turn their attention to the music of Glenn Miller? But here it is, once again confirming the notion that everything is possible when coming from the Scandinavian scene. Truth is that this quintet always had an orchestra

"Less than a year after the release of “Holy Water Pool” – Heaters’ debut, a crushing, revelatory psycho-surf-rock anointment-as-album – there are no apparent signs of distress to the engine that powers this Michigan-made vehicle of sound. To the contrary, Heaters are operating at a higher horsepower than ever before, as evidenced by the 2016 release of “Baptistina.”
“Baptistina” glimmers to a greater degree than anything Heaters have previously unleashed, a full-spectrum sheen that shines across the..

"In the year 2015, it may be that only foolishness or forgetfulness can excuse being surprised by the pace and power of a rock and roll machine coming out of the holy state of Michigan. Yet such is the power of the perpetual energy expressed throughout “Holy Water Pool,” the new full-length album by Heaters on Beyond Beyond Is Beyond.

If there’s an offer of salvation within “Holy Water Pool,” its one that comes with a catch: you have to risk drowning. Drowning in this case brought on by the...

"“Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose,” sayeth the French. Just more than a year ago, Heaters shepherded the release of “Baptistina” into the world, which itself followed their debut album, “Holy Water Pool,” by less than a year. Now, the Michigan-made music machine is set to lay claim to a new parcel of mountainous terrain, in the form of their latest release on Beyond Beyond Is Beyond, entitled “Matterhorn.”
It’s a relentless pace, made all the more impressive not by the infrequency with...

Music for trumpets an keyboards.

Thomas Heberer, trumpet, quarter-tone trumpet / Joachim Badenhorst, clarinet, bass-clarinet / Pascal Niggenkemper, bass "Although a broad term, most people associate a specific set of dos and don'ts with jazz, most of them unseparable from the African..

John Hebert, bass
Tony Malaby, saxophone
Michael Attias, saxophone
Nasheet Waits, drums
Satoshi Takeishi, percussion
Adam Kolker, flute, bass clarinet

"Byzantine Monkey, bassist/composer John Hébert's long..

John Hébert, double bass / Benoît Delbecq, piano (and analog synth and electronics on tracks 1 and 2) / Gerald Cleaver, drums.

"Louisiana born double bassist and composer, John Hébert, is committed to exploring deeper his own Cajun roots...

John Hébert, double bass / Benoît Delbecq, piano, clavinet and synth / Gerald Cleaver, drums.

"After the very welcomed CD "Byzantine Monkey" (Firehouse 12), his first as a leader, double bassist and composer John Hébert is back with another...

This was the only solo album by this long time member of Colosseum and Graham Bond's group. Featured here are Jon Hiseman, Dave Greenslade, Chris Farlowe, Paul Williams and Chris Spedding...

"This is the finest album from Michael Hedges, the man who is responsible for the greatest revolution in solo acoustic guitar playing since Leo Kottke. There are moments on Aerial Boundaries where it seems literally impossible that so much music is...

"Hedzoleh Soundz were one of the first and most original "Afro" bands from 1970s Ghana, playing a mix of traditional music from across the country tinged with Western rock. They were residents at the notorious Napoleon nightclub where they met South...


"A reissue of Heldon's fourth album Agneta Nilsson, originally released on Urus Records in 1976. Agneta Nilsson opens with a mind-paralyzing track that proves stillness can have a pulse. "Perspective I" spends ten minutes poring through tectonic layers of heavy sound, piling everything so thick that the song becomes like quicksand for your brain. It's one of the most daunting works in the Heldon catalog, made all the more impressive by how simple it is. It's just sounds put together and turned up...

Allez Teia, originally released in 1975, was Heldon's second album. It is rightly considered an early, trance-inducing, electronic masterpiece. It is the only album in the Heldon cannon to feature acoustic guitar. Overall, I'd say that...

We have exactly four copies available of this extremely limited edition, OFFICIALLY LICENSED, SHM-CD, which is packaged in a lovely mini-lp sleeve!

Allez Teia, originally released in 1975, was Heldon's second album. It is rightly...

"A reissue of Heldon's debut album Electronique Guerilla, originally released on Disjuncta in 1974. In 1973, 22-year old Richard Pinhas was well on his way to becoming a full-time philosopher. He had almost finished his PhD and begun teaching at the University of Paris. But he also had a hobby: writing music and recording it himself. When he submitted a few tracks to British label E.G. (home of King Crimson and Roxy Music), the imprint was interested, but Pinhas was frustrated to find out he'd have to...

We have exactly four copies available of this extremely limited edition, OFFICIALLY LICENSED, SHM-CD, which is packaged in a lovely mini-lp sleeve!

Composer, guitarist & electronics innovator Richard Pinhas is recognized as one of France's major experimental musicians & is a pivotal figure in the development of electronic rock. This combines their 1st & 3rd albums (3 lps) onto 2 CDs. Some of their...

This is a reprinting of one of our classic Heldon titles which we ran out of a little while ago. The CD's sound is unchanged; this is not a remaster, but it has been repackaged in a way that makes it look more like the original vinyl version, which had one of the all-time great sci-fi covers of all time!

This is one of the classics of the avant-progressive-electronic cannon of 1970s greats, and is a perfect place to start if you do not already know this band!

Originally released on Cobra.

We have exactly four copies available of this extremely limited edition, OFFICIALLY LICENSED, SHM-CD, which is packaged in a lovely mini-lp sleeve with obi!

This is a reissue of the sixth album by this quintessential progressive French...

"A reissue of Heldon's third album Third (It's Always Rock 'N' Roll), originally released on Disjuncta in 1975. Third album from the French space-rock electro combo masterminded by Richard Pinhas. Heldon's darkest work lays another stone in their sonic mosaic: synths, drones, fuzz, and trippy improvisations. There's something wicked happening on Heldon's third album It's Always Rock And Roll. Richard Pinhas's essential attack of searing guitar and space-bound synthesizer didn't change radically after...

Composer, guitarist & electronics innovator Richard Pinhas is recognized as one of France's major experimental musicians & is a pivotal figure in the development of electronic rock. This was their fourth album and features Patrick Gauthier, Gerard Prev...

We have exactly four copies available of this extremely limited edition, OFFICIALLY LICENSED, SHM-CD, which is packaged in a lovely mini-lp sleeve with obi!

Composer, guitarist & electronics innovator Richard Pinhas is recognized as one of...

This is a reissue of the seventh and final album by this quintessential progressive French electronic rock band. Originally released on Egg in 1979, this features the classic Heldon line-up of Richard Pinhas-guitar and electronics, Patric Gauthier-Moog...

We have exactly four copies available of this extremely limited edition, OFFICIALLY LICENSED, SHM-CD, which is packaged in a lovely mini-lp sleeve with obi!

This is a reissue of the seventh and final album by this quintessential progressive...

We have exactly four copies available of this extremely limited edition, OFFICIALLY LICENSED, SHM-CD, which is packaged in a lovely mini-lp sleeve with obi!

Composer, guitarist & electronics innovator Richard Pinhas is recognized as one of...

Mark Helias: Bass
Tony Malaby: Saxophone
Tom Rainey: Drums

"Everybody who is slightly interested in modern jazz knows the name of Mark Helias. The American double bass player has worked with everyone from Ed Blackwell, Don Cherry and...

Great, funny cover (open it up). "Hella's aptly titled Acoustics EP consists of six acoustic renditions of previously released songs, recorded by a version of the group that doesn't really exist anymore. In other words, this release might seem to be the..

Jonas Hellborg, bassist extra-ordinaire, brings together a wide variety of players here: metal/stunt guitarist Mattias IA Eklunch, Stratovarius/Mastermind keyboardist Jens Johansson, drummer Anders Johansson, Remember Shakti percussionist Selvaganesh...


Another excellent, mostly high-voltage meeting of fusion with Indian music and musicians. "It is an experiment, Jonas says about the power trio of V Selvaganesh - ghatam God Vikku Vinayakram's son - on the kanjira, Niladri and he are recording for. Sel...

Yeah, solo acoustic folk bass is a very specialized thing, but this was recorded at one of Hellborg's peaks (see below) so, if this is your kinda specialized thing, this will blow you away!

"The Silent Life is a solo bass album recorded by...

"14 years ago I felt it was time for another installment in my ongoing collaboration with Michael Shrieve, the legendary drummer of the Santana Band. I had also just heard a tape at Bill Laswell's house of Buckethead, an exciting new guitarist who has...

This is pretty fantastic. Two L-O-N-G tracks featuring a great bassist and percussionist providing the support for the great guitar soloing and ensemble work. Based on Indian ragas, but certainly not 'strictly' Indian ragas, this is a psychedelic East...

Hellborg plays an acoustic bass guitar, Shawn plays acoustic, and they are joined by Remember Shakti member V. Selvagenesh on udu (Indian drum). More trancendental raga/fusion greatness!

"There are strong links between this group and John McLaughlin's recently reconstituted Shakti. Bassist Jonas Hellborg was once a member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and percussionist-vocalist V. Selvaganesh is a member of the current Shakti. Like that group, this trio--with Hellborg's regular partner Shawn Lane...

This is the first record by Hellborg/Lane that I ever heard; I bought it on the recommendation of Shawn Pergsinger of Boud Deun, and he wasn't wrong...pretty incredible improvised fusion from the late (amazing) guitarist Shawn Lane, bassist Jonas Hellb...

Recorded live in Germany, this is one of the hottest power trio fusion releases that I can think of. As the man says, "Quite simply one of the most incendiary fusion albums I've ever heard and a disc that dares you to remove it from your CD player. Cer...

Incredible improvised fusion album from the 1995 from the late (amazing) guitarist Shawn Lane, bassist Jonas Hellborg and drummer Jeff Sipe. Recorded live, this is a hot one all the way through!

Here these 3 go the "Shakti" route and play acoustically and are obviously influenced by Shakti and Indian music in general and sounding like Shakti meets Popol Vuh, as Ken Golden so rightly observed. This is a too little known classic. [Bardo]

An early collaboration from 1994 between Hellborg and Lane, with fine drumming by Kofi Baker as well, although who can match Shawn when he gets going? This has been out of print for a number of years and has been remixed and remastered for this reiss...

A great bassist and an amazing guitarist unite with 3 Indian musicians for an album of Indian-influenced world-fusion. This is great stuff. [Bardo]