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“About the Con-Struct series:
Conrad Schnitzler liked to embark on daily excursions through the sonic diversity of his synthesizers. Finding exceptional sounds with great regularity, he preserved them for use in combination with each other in subsequent live performances. He thus amassed a vast sound archive of his discoveries over time. When the m=minimal label in Berlin reissued two Conrad Schnitzler albums at the outset of the 2010s, label honcho Jens Strüver was granted access to this audio...

"Conrad Schnitzler (1937-2011), is one of the most important representatives of Germany's electronic music avant-garde. He was a member of Tangerine Dream and Kluster, and also released countless solo albums. Pole, the Düsseldorf-native musician Stefan Betke, looks back on a two decade career in abstract electronic club music. With Barbara Preisinger he created Scape Records and his own mastering studio Scape Mastering. The Con-Struct series is based off of Schnitzler's daily excursions through the...

"Conrad Schnitzler (1937-2011), composer and concept artist, was one of the most important representatives of Germany's electronic music avant-garde. A student of Joseph Beuys, he founded Berlin's legendary Zodiak Free Arts Lab, a subculture club, in...

“Conrad Schnitzler (1937-2011), composer and concept artist, was one of the most important representatives of Germany's electronic music avant-garde. A student of Joseph Beuys, he founded Berlin's legendary Zodiak Free Arts Lab, a subculture club in 1967/68, was a member of Tangerine Dream (with Klaus Schulze and Edgar Froese) and Kluster (with Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius) and also released countless solo albums. Schneider TM (Dirk Dresselhaus) has been involved in various musical fields...

"Most wanted rarities of the electro-pioneer Klaus Schulze! - 3 CDs remastered in high quality digipack incl. unreleased liner notes and pictures - 13th out of 15 issues of the worldwide collector's item "La Vie Electronique" series."...

Kind of amazing to see this released, as this is something that Cuneiform pursued the idea of coming out a decade ago or more and we were told "no" in no uncertain terms by KDM! Sour grapes aside, this is a very good session of these two excellent musical figures of the German scene; one hugely famous and one unfairly unknown.

"-panel trifold digipak "special" edition-- this has the same music (including two bonus tracks) as on the jewel case edition, but the digipak packaging offers an enhanced..

"While other musicians mostly vary their repertoire with nuances, every Klaus Schulze performance is hard to predict. His former bandmate Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) once needed a nice image when describing his way of improvising on stage with...

"Electronic composer Klaus Schulze together with Lisa Gerrard, acclaimed artist and the voice of Dead Can Dance, performed a series of concerts in 2009. This 1st volume, recorded live in Warsaw, Poland on Sept. 17 2009, is the first to be released....

This is the first time ever that this one and done, rockin' German rarity has been legitimately reissued.

Originally released on Phillips in 1971, they are a heavy power trio and they are comparable in some ways to their contemporaries Guru...

Typically thorough and well done Garden of Delights release of an exceedingly obscure and rare stoner folk album from 1970, with a history of the band, rare photos and documentation and more. "Legit issue of this fabulous German folk- stoner, originall...

Typically thorough and well done Garden of Delights release of an exceedingly obscure and rare stoner folk album from 1970, with a history of the band, rare photos and documentation and more. Devastatingly loose and vibed up, the two Siloah albums are amongst the most cracked of all early 70s German output! First-ever vinyl reissue!

"This is drug influenced psych-Kraut of the highest level. Private press debut from 1970 from mostly acoustic trippy hippie ethnic LSD-dropping folks from a Munich...

Typically thorough and well done Garden of Delights release of an exceedingly obscure and rare stoner folk album from 1972, with a history of the band, rare photos and documentation and more. Not to mention a bonus track! Adding keyboards and a more pr...

Typically thorough and well done Garden of Delights release of an exceedingly obscure and rare stoner folk album from 1972, with a history of the band, rare photos and documentation and more. Not to mention a bonus track!
Devastatingly loose and vibed up, the two Siloah albums are amongst the most cracked of all early 70s German output! First-ever vinyl reissue! Adding keyboards and a more professional air, this still retains a lot of the completely tripped out vibe of their first album...

In the early 1980's, after disbanding the great trio Massacre, Fred Frith formed Skeleton Crew as a sort of a three person 1-man band, with Tom Cora (Curlew) and Dave Newhouse (The Muffins). Dave left pretty soon after, and for the next few years, the two man Skeleton Crew toured all over everywhere, bringing their unique blend of high musicianship (Fred on violin, guitar, half a drumset, vocals and Tom on cello, guitar, bass, the other half of the drumset and vocals) and low-tech protest song and...

In the early 1980's, after disbanding the great trio Massacre, Fred Frith formed Skeleton Crew as a sort of a three person 1-man band, with Tom Cora (Curlew) and Dave Newhouse (The Muffins). Dave left pretty soon after, and for the next few years, the two man Skeleton Crew toured all over everywhere, bringing their unique blend of high musicianship (Fred on violin, guitar, half a drumset, vocals and Tom on cello, guitar, bass, the other half of the drumset and vocals) and low-tech protest song and...

in the early 1980's, after disbanding the great trio Massacre, Fred Frith formed Skeleton Crew as a sort of a three person 1-man band, with Tom Cora (Curlew) and Dave Newhouse (The Muffins). Dave left pretty soon after, and for the next few years, the two man Skeleton Crew toured all over everywhere, bringing their unique blend of high musicianship (Fred on violin, guitar, half a drumset, vocals and Tom on cello, guitar, bass, the other half of the drumset and vocals) and low-tech protest song and ...

2005 remastered reissue of this classic album recorded by Peter Blegvad, Dagmar Krause and Anthony Moore in 1973. Produced by Uwe Nettelbeck (Faust's producer), engineered by Kurt Grauner (Faust’s engineer) and backed by Faust themselves at their legendary studio in Wumme, Germany.
Amazingly, this incredible album – maybe their best – was turned down by Virgin who made them re-do the album in a much less interesting way (and without Faust) in the early 70s and it lay unreleased until the mid 80's...

2005 remastered reissue of this classic album recorded by Peter Blegvad, Dagmar Krause and Anthony Moore in 1973. Produced by Uwe Nettelbeck (Faust's producer), engineered by Kurt Grauner (Faust’s engineer) and backed by Faust themselves at their legendary studio in Wumme, Germany.
Amazingly, this incredible album – maybe their best – was turned down by Virgin who made them re-do the album in a much less interesting way (and without Faust) in the early 70s and it lay unreleased until the mid 80's...

This is the very surprising 1997 regrouping (after their last recordings together - a single - almost 20 years before) of the original trio of Peter Blegvad, Anthony Moore and Dagmar Krause.

Great, clever lyrics combine with catchy, more-than...

"Slapp Happy fans may be in for a shock if they haven't paid careful attention to the liners before slapping on this CD. The first impression is that either Peter Blegvad or Anthony Moore has gone through quite a vocal transformation -- into an....

In May, 2000, hot on the heels of their excellent (if a bit over-produced) reunion album Ça Va, Slapp Happy embarked on their first ever tour of Japan. The original trio of Dagmar Krause (vocals), Peter Blegvad (guitar, vocals) and Anthony Moore (piano, keyboards) perform a wonderful selection of tunes from their earliest times to the then present, but with the most notable fact being the startling recasting of a large number of tunes from Ça Va in a very acoustic format where they work wonderfully well...

The much wanted & anticipated reissue of Slapp Happy's extremely rare debut from 1972 by Peter Blegvad, Dagmar Krause & Anthony Moore, recorded at Wumme (Faust's studio) with backing by some of Faust (Gunther Wusthoff, Werner "Zappi" Diermaier and Jean-Herve Peron).
The band's charming naiveté was never as pronounced as here. And if hearing these formative recordings wasn't enough, you even get the non lp b-side (Jumping Jonah) of their single as well! Subtle, unlike anything else (especially...

“Slapp Happy meanwhile was planning its second record for Virgin. One night the trio showed up at the quartet's door and proposed that the two groups make the second Slapphappy LP together...Henry Cow jumped at the chance and Desperate Straights was the result. It's still a gem to my ears, and now at last it's possible to release it, properly re-mastered (by Bob Drake), its sound closer to the original tapes even than our earlier Nimbus vinyl pressing. Great songs, great arrangements, great performances...

“Slapp Happy meanwhile was planning its second record for Virgin. One night the trio showed up at the quartet's door and proposed that the two groups make the second Slapphappy LP together...Henry Cow jumped at the chance and Desperate Straights was the result. It's still a gem to my ears, and now at last it's possible to release it, properly re-mastered (by Bob Drake), its sound closer to the original tapes even than our earlier Nimbus vinyl pressing. Great songs, great arrangements, great performances...

“SlappHappy meanwhile was planning its second record for Virgin. One night the trio showed up at the quartet's door and proposed that the two groups make the second Slapp Happy LP together...Henry Cow jumped at the chance and Desperate Straights was the result. It's still a gem to my ears. Great songs, great arrangements, great performances and Dagmar on top of her form... real people in a room together, playing straight to tape. Those were the days...”-Chris Cutler

This was the first co-mingling..

"33 1/3 is Smegma's tribute to their twentieth-century avant-garde and out-jazz influences. The title is one part reference to the happy revival of passionate vinyl listening in the twenty-first century, and one part celebration of over thirty-three...

“New primitive-suburban-folk music from Temple City and Pasadena, CA, circa 1973-4. This new edition is culled from the original unissued Smegma tape vaults of Ju Suk Reet Meate and represents the most pure expression of the insular sound-world that was spontaneously discovered as a group.
Unlike 2017's Look'n For Ya, no song forms are ever used, instead fearless group improvisational vocals take you on a strange shape-shifting journey through operatic show tunes, spirit visions and visits to a...

Smegma were making noise when Merzbow was still making noise in his crib.
"With Mirage, Smegma again does the impossible. 38 years after reinventing the musical wheel, they have recorded a stunning masterpiece. With four of the original members...

"Comprised of recordings dating as far back as 1972 (some featuring Gong), “Mother” is arguably one of the finest albums in the wider Gong family. Described as “A psychedelic, spacey invocation of motherhood, an examination of gender roles and reincarnation”, the album was mostly created in Mallorca by Gilli Smyth’s then-partner and Gong visionary, Daveid Allen, who also played on the album.
The album also saw guest appearances from saxophonist Didier Malherbe, bassist Christian Tristch and drummer...

Nice to see this, the first solo album by Snakefinger, that was released to great acclaim in 1979 on the Resident's Ralph label. A minor classic of whatever it is that the Residents and assorted acts are!

"Philip Charles Lithman aka Snakefinger was born in London, England, and moved to the USA in 1971. He is known for his solo work and for his guitar playing with The Residents. It is said he was given the name 'Snakefinger' by The Residents based on a photograph of Lithman performing, in which...

"Snakefinger surely needs not much of an introduction. Born Philip Charles Lithman in London, he moved to San Francisco in 1971. His roots lie in the British blues scene, but he soon became friends with The Residents who also gave him the name Snakefinger based on a photograph of Lithman performing, in which his finger looks like a snake about to attack his violin. In 1972 Lithman returned to England and formed the pub rock band Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers. After the lack of success of the...

Glad this is back in print and this still includes a bonus track; a never-before heard second version of "All White"!!

Another overlooked, very fine album from Soft Machine, but this time the reason why is obvious; Robert Wyatt bailed a few months before the making of 5, and as vocalist and exuberant drummer, he was the most obvious focal point for the public, even as the band became more and more experimental and less 'pop'.
This finds the band trying out new directions, first via the...

Now this is pretty exciting. This was the 3rd CD that Soft Machine released on Harvest and their last real album by a working version of the group. It featured the line-up of Karl Jenkins (Piano, Electric Keyboards, Synthesizer), John Marshall (Drums), John Etheridge (Acoustic and Electric Guitars), Steve Cook (Bass Guitar) and Ric Sanders (Violin).
The original album was pretty good, but it was also heavily worked on in the studio. It also tended to emphasize the mellower, composed music over...

The fourth in our Soft Machine archival series. While I am really proud of all of our Soft Machine releases, this one is really special & something perhaps even close to magnificent. Backwards is comprised of recordings from three different and interes...

Poking around in the back of the warehouse while trying to consolidate stuff, we found these Japanese versions of this title.
It is identical to the standard version, except it has one bonus track which is unavailable elsewhere, a 2:03 version of..

Mike Ratledge-organ, synth, electric piano
Karl Jenkins-electric piano, soprano sax, piano
John Etheridge-guitar
Roy Babbington-bass
John Marshall-drums

Recorded October 11, 1975 at Nottingham University, this is a REALLY, REALLY good release from a period in the band's career that is not nearly as well documented as the earlier years and from the last tour to feature founding member Mike Ratledge

"Once again, Major League Promotions amaze us with a previously unheard..

Unavailable for a decade, one of the great, hard to find classics of British jazz-rock (and of jazz-rock in general) makes a very welcome return on this new, remastered edition. For my money, this is the final, truely great Soft Machine album; there...

For some reason, I think Four has always been the overlooked Soft Machine album. There's probably several reasons for this but that doesn't change the fact that I think that this is tied with Volume Two as their greatest album ever!

The tunes were getting more and more complex and astonishing: Mike Ratledge contributed what I consider the band's greatest work ever in the 10 minute long Teeth, while Hugh Hopper was also reaching a peak compositionally. Elton Dean showed the direction that he...

Soft Machine were one of first and one of the greatest jazz/rock bands of all time. Their importance and influence was especially great in Europe, where they influenced several generations of bands, and their influences can still be heard to this day i...

Japanese mini-LP sleeve edition. Comes in a really nice embossed card stock jacket.

Soft Machine were one of first and one of the greatest jazz/rock bands of all time. Their importance and influence was especially great in Europe...

Roy Babbington-bass
John Etheridge-guitar
John Marshall-drums
Theo Travis-saxes, flute, Fender Rhodes

In 2018, Soft Machine released a very fine album called ‘Hidden Details’ and following that release, they toured the world in 2018 and 2019.
Anyone who went to see them were treated to an excellent set of jazz/rock of old and new tunes, played with tremendous fire and drive and extremely well received.
This excellent (and excellently recorded) live album was recorded in Lo

Oft-bootlegged, very high quality soundboard recording of the trio version of Soft Machine from 3/29/69 (Hopper, Ratledge, Wyatt) recorded in Holland.
Recorded just after the band had finished recording "Volume Two", this is an exciting document of that band performing that material, but really pushing the needles into the red as they do so (the band was famously LOUD at that point in their life) as they rip and ROAR through the material in a way hugely different from the very polite "Volume II"....

"Soft Machine were the grooviest, coolest psychedelic band of the era..."-Phil Manzanera.

The Soft Machine were one of England's original and best psychedelic bands, emerging out of the same "UFO Club" London scene at the same time as Pink Floyd. While the band would always undergo constant personnel and stylistic change, their best known lineup in their psychedelic days was the trio of Kevin Ayers-bass, guitar, vocals, Mike Ratledge-organ and Robert Wyatt-drums, vocals. They played many shows...

Released for the very first time here is the Soft Machine's television broadcast, recorded for Germany's famous "NDR Jazz Workshop" on May 17, 1973. This performance was one of the earliest shows by the quartet of Roy Babbington (electric bass), Karl...

Noisette was recorded January 4th, 1970, by the short-lived quintet formation of the group: Elton Dean & Lyn Dobson-reeds, Hugh Hopper-bass, Mike Ratledge-keyboards & Robert Wyatt-drums & vocals. Noisette showcases a band in transition from their earli...

Ever wanted to take the Soft Machine plunge all at once for really cheap? Here is your chance. This has all of their classic CBS-era albums (Third, Fourth, 5, Six, Seven) in little slipcased box set. Very basic information (but there is a link to a website with full album credits), but here's what you need to know; this is the newly remastered versions from only a couple of years ago (meaning you get the best sound that these have ever appeared in and you even get the bonus track on '5'). If you want to...

By this time (1974), the band were pretty much a straight-forward fusion ensemble with many of their biggest quirks and oddities excised. And all the quirky old personnel too, with only Mike Ratledge remaining (for the time being at least). Hugh...

These are the famous (& rather famously disowned by all participants) Giorgio Gomelski deomos from April, 1967, which represent the only recordings by the original quartet formation of the band other than their single: Daevid Allen-guitar, Kevin Ayers-bass/vocals, Mike Ratledge-piano/organ and Robert Wyatt-drums/vocals.
While it is fair enough to say that these recordings are (a) historic, (b) are a must for big fans, (c) allow you to hear some of their later-to-be classic works in their ebryonic...

Licensed from SONY, this is a legit version that is sonically the exact same thing as the latest SONY issue, now out of print.
This was the last release that included bassist/composer Hugh Hopper, & the first that includes Karl Jenkins who replaced Elton Dean. Still on board are Mike Ratledge and John Marshall. Karl Jenkins (along with John Marshall) came in from Nucleus and the band begins to have a bit more of Nucelus' sound. Originally released as a two lp set, the first lp was a live disc of the...

Unavailable for a decade, one of the hard to find minor classics of British jazz-rock makes a very welcome return on this new, remastered edition. This is the album after Bundles (and after Allan Holdsworth, and for that reason, it probably doesn't...