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“Following the release of lo-fi electronic masterpiece I Don’t Remember Now / I Don’t Want To Talk About It and his brilliant follow-up Plaster Falling, Cincinnati-based artist John Bender began assembling his third and last album, Pop Surgery, in late 1982.
While all of Bender’s work draws from intimate home recordings—featuring the artist alone with various keyboards, analogue sequencers and tape delays—Pop Surgery remains the one that perhaps best distills his arrant deconstruction of the “pop”...

“Super rare psychedelic folk lp from 1969, which with Shide & Acorn and Parameter is one of only three genuine Psychedelic Folk lps privately issued in England in that authentic era. Only 70 copies were made by Hollick and Taylors custom pressing plant.
Very little was known about this lp and until this edition and it had been thought of as a solo folk lp; very very WRONG. It’s a band, and completely in the hallucinogenic and magical english Incredible String Band and Donovan style, with mystical....

First-ever vinyl reissue of this very rare, Swedish, private press, progressive electric jazz album from 1975. I'll let Tom Hayes, who is a huge fan, take it from here:

"It is often said that obscure records are obscure for a reason. But in my almost 30 years of collecting, I find that rare albums have about the same distribution of greatness as do their more readily available counterparts. So amongst the majority of turkeys, a few gems can be found. And since the known albums are just that, known.

"Souffle Continu Records present the first vinyl edition of Jac Berrocal's La Nuit Est Au Courant, originally released on In Situ in 1991. Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman" on the radio, Renaissance motets, his grandfather in a Zouave military band, Syrian deserts... Columns of tanks in the streets, the soundtrack to Robert Bresson's A Man Escaped (1956), Juan Manuel Fangio's car, the fall of the Berlin wall: from the first and fantastic Musiq Musik (1973), this is where Jac Berrocal's trumpet comes...

"Jac Berrocal has not released an album for 20 years. The legendary French trumpeter is back with his special atmosphere and feeling and lots of guests, too. Jacques "Jac" Berrocal (born October 22, 1946, Saint-Jean d'Ang�ly) is a French trumpeter...

“A gloriously mad, Kinks-influenced underground Edwardian progressive masterpiece. It’s as if Noel Coward, Hawkwind, The Incredible String Band, Neu, The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and The Kinks were scrambled together in a disastrous Star Trek teleportation accident.
In 1970 the Berties took over a crumbling mansion in the wilds of Wales, made this LP, sent it to John Peel (whose letter of reply is reproduced on the sleeve), and never left. They remain in Wales to this day.
Bertie is a deranged...

This is a great set of ambient, sculptural music with a fascinating story. In brief, Harry Bertoia was a jeweler, sculptor and furniture designer (among other things) who, starting in the 50s, began to sculpt sculptures which produced sound, made of tall vertical rods.
In the late 70s, there were 11 privately released recordings made and released by Bertoia. Now for the first time in over 40 years, new releases of previously unheard and unreleased works are being released on his reactivated...

“When Harry Bertoia's Sonambient label was resurrected, Important Records' intention was to tell the story of Bertoia's groundbreaking Sonambient work as revealed through his extensive collection of notes and recordings.
When the first new LP was released in 2016, Important were only in possession of 1/20th of the archive. Now, in 2019, the label is excited to release the first LP of new material from the full archive and they present it to increase understanding of what Bertoia was doing in his...

Originally released in 1975 on the French Pole label, this classic electronics-oriented film soundtrack is reissued on vinyl.

“Besombes was commissioned by the filmmakers' collective Pattern to write and record a soundtrack for their 1973 project, Libra, and the young electronician dove in headfirst, crafting a song cycle that touches bases with dozens of styles, from acid rock to musique concrète, from country to Stockhausen!”

"A chemist by training, Philippe Besombes was engaged in...

Reissue in high-quality form from the master tapes of the second album by this improvisational/folk/world music, formed in 1970 by Peter Michael Hamel on keyboards, and also featuring guitar, oboe, guitar, percussion, electronics and bamboo flute. Definitely of its time, but also something ahead of its time in how it blended a lot of musics that had never been blended before in 1973!

“First released in Vertigo in 1972 and often regarded as Between's most exotic and beautiful opus, it is a huge...

New and sealed. Cover has some corner bends. Not too bad but it isn't 100% perfect. It's also out of print..

“Released in December 2009, The Underfall Yard was the first Big Big Train album with vocalist David Longdon and drummer Nick D'Virgilio as full band members, the first to feature Dave Desmond's brass band and the first to include the guitar playing of Dave Gregory...

“For their large and growing fan base, the imminent arrival of a new album, particularly one that wasn’t actually expected is something joyfully anticipated but… and let’s say it… our hearts are broken because of the unexpected and tragic passing of David Longdon. Web and print media has seen a torrent of grief, expressed in many ways, telling many stories of this amazing man who was taken from us all too soon. Much has been said, and no doubt will be said… but I feel the best tribute I can give is to...

Another one-shot Italian band with a classic heavy keyboard-driven progressive disc. Their name translates as "Ticket To Hell"!

Dual keyboards, guitar, vocals/flute, bass & drums. Some great interplay between the keyboards & the guitar. One of...

A sextet of dual keyboards, electric/acoustic guitars, bass, drums & vocals/flute Biglietto were one of the great classical progressive one-album Italian bands...until this early 90's issue of their never released 2nd album! While the sonics are not...

We have four perfect copies that are $5.00 off the regular price!

First-ever vinyl release of this title!

A sextet of dual keyboards, electric/acoustic guitars, bass, drums & vocals/flute Biglietto were one of the great classical progressive one-album Italian bands...until this early 90's issue of their never released 2nd album! While the sonics are not perfect, they are not bad at all & will not detract from the enjoyment of this surprising and unexpected 2nd act!...

Beautiful, triple-gatefold vinyl release!

"Biglietto Per L'Inferno returns to the scene of Prog (and more...) with a new CD, suggestively entitled �VIVI. LOTTA. PENSA.� (Live. Fight. Think.).

Once again the band�s effort focuses on the recovery of the old Biglietto�s tracks from the �70s, in particular from their second LP �Il tempo della semina�; the tracklist also includes the brand new song �Narciso e Boccadoro� and �L�amico suicida�, the latter taken from the legendary eponymous 1974..

“III: Chroma/Contour is the third album from Billow Observatory, the collaborative project of Danish producer Jonas Munk (Manual, Ulrich Schnauss collaborator, and more) and Michigan native Jason Kolb (Auburn Lull). The album's nine tracks eschew the pulse and rhythm that defined the duo's previous effort -- II: Plains/Patterns (2017) -- in favor of sparse melodic possibilities and a more abstract palette of sounds.
Chroma/Contour suggests looking both 20 years forward and twenty years back, while...

“The genesis of ambient duo Billow Observatory came in summer 2004, when Denmark's Jonas Munk (also known for his solo project, Manual), was first introduced to Detroit, Michigan's Jason Kolb's work with Auburn Lull. A split EP between Manual and Auburn Lull was discussed, and although this didn't materialize, the duo began exchanging ideas and audio files, finally meeting in person during 2007 when they played a show together in Michigan. As time passed, their work on a debut album began to coalesce...

“The Senja Recordings is a collection of various outdoor recordings and studio improvisations recorded on the island of Senja, Arctic Norway, between 2015 and 2018.
Biosphere is the main recording name of Geir Jenssen, a Norwegian musician who has released a notable catalog of ambient electronic music. He is well known for his works on ambient techno and arctic themed pieces, his use of music loops, and peculiar samples from sci-fi sources.
His 1997 album Substrata voted by the users of the...

Bitchin Bajas have released a bunch of great, vinyl-only, cosmic, deep space, electronic / krautrock albums.
Think Cluster + Terry Riley + Emeralds + 1975-era T Dream sequences and you get the idea. They cover a Sun Ra classic on this one (Angels & Demons At Play)!!

"Bajas Fresh is on the beach here in 2017, existing and thriving in the same wrecked world as you and me. How they finding it so chill and pretty? It’s been over three years since the last proper BITCHIN BAJASs—a natural...

Drummer Bengt Berger put together this amazing, sadly short-lived ensemble for a couple of years in the 80s. Bengt had previously played in Sweden's legendary Archemedes Badkar and this took the world music and jazz influences that the band had been heading towards with their fantastic 'Tre" release and made it even better. This includes many of the musicians that were in Badkar as well as others, including legendary trumpeter Don Cherry, all of whom play absolutely great...

This is a 2014 release that I had never run across before and as far as I can tell, is her most recent totally ‘solo’ solo album. It breaks no ground, but then again, no one else sounds remotely like Iva Bittova!

Special deluxe edition: Gold vinyl with translucent vellum book & printed PVC slipcover. This is just a stunning package! Includes download card.

The Washington D.C.-based Black Clouds follow up 2012's well-received "Everything Is Not Going to...

"Black Cube Marriage is an ensemble consisting of legendary Chicago-based cornetist and sound manipulator Rob Mazurek (Tortoise, Exploding Star Orchestra, Isotope 217), members of his Brazilian connection São Paulo Underground, Austin-based freeform unit Marriage, and special guests Jonathan Horne (guitar, saxophone) and Steve Jansen (tapes, guitar).
Formed after shows in late 2015, this 11-person ensemble creates waves of sound that can best be described as cathartic. Astral Cube draws from

This is the long-lost (cassette only, that no one knew actually existed) 2nd Black Sun Ensemble release!

“The guitarist and sitar player Jesus Acedo formed the psychedelic rock band Black Sun Ensemble in his hometown of Tucson, Arizona, in 1984.
With Michael Glidewell on subtle bass accompaniment and John Brett on minimalist drums and tabla, Acedo presided over a diverse range of instrumental set pieces that hearkened to a mythical past.
Their self-titled debut album was pressed in...

This 1977 release by the synth man of Gong & Hawkwind features both studio and live festival recordings.
Tim had his own, very unique take on 'electronic space music' and this has always been a real favorite of mine from the period.

"British synthesizer wizard Tim Blake became a mainstay of the adventurous musical Gong collective in the mid-1970s and joined legendary rockers Hawkwind by the end of the decade. In between, he recorded a number of experimental solo albums, of which the first...

“Dominique Blanc-Francard's Ailleurs is trippy and weird... and yet... the songs are catchy and the album rocks out. Fuzzy guitar, chunky drums, weird effects, a thick mix of layers of sound -- all tasty ingredients. Pink Floyd meets T-Rex? It's a terrific recipe, which surely must describe other albums? Even so, we can't think of another album that sounds quite like Ailleurs. Without realizing it, you've probably already listened to Dominique Blanc-Francard's work -- as a sound engineer...

“A reissue of Serge Blenner's La Vogue, originally released in 1980. Music for the apocalyptic eighties Deutschland state of mind. When Serge Blenner left his native France for Hamburg, West Germany, neither he nor anyone else could have guessed that he would inadvertently compose a soundtrack for the Cold War. But his dark, monotone synthesizer album La Vogue turned out to be just that. Blenner was born in 1955 in Alsace, the easternmost region of France. He studied composition and harmony at the...

“A reissue of Serge Blenner's Magazin Frivole, originally released in 1981. Cold, concise analog synthesizer instrumentals -- on his second album Serge Blenner remained true to his style, albeit shifting course slightly towards pop territory. The juxtaposition of dark harmonies and pop structures is what makes this album so appealing. In places, it feels like a blueprint for early Depeche Mode. Having seen his first album La Vogue snapped up by the Sky Records and fast-tracked for release in 1980...

“Unreleased US West Coast psychedelic. The very frst recordings by the Bleu Forest happened after they played a show at the Hey You Coffeehouse in Ventura, CA. Jimmie Haskell decided to have them come to Hollywood and record on the spot at his place. His intention was to capture how the band sounded live, and this is what you get in “Ichiban": two mics, the band, a recording machine, no retakes, spontaneity and raw energy, a time-capsule direct From Jimmie's place in 1967. The sound and the style....

Blind Thorns are Ahleuchatistas (Shane Perlowing & Ryan Oslance) with vocalist Antoine Lang. It's very different from Ahleuchatistas!

"Blind Thorns conjures a hypnotic and horrifying dreamscape of sounds, simultaneously entrancing and pummeling listeners into ecstatic acquiescence! Wordless saccharine vocals, ethereal guitar, and meditative percussion evolve into brutal growls, crushing riffage, and relentless polyrhythmic pulsations. The uneasy serenity of a deserted cemetery, wind whistling on...

�Reissued in its gorgeous gimmick gatefold cover. Limited edition gold vinyl. A very obscure and one of the rarest albums from Italian rock music scene of the 70's. This album takes on ecology as its theme and sings of the evil of polluting the planet. Terrific basic progressive music housed in a creative gimmick sleeve with window to flower.
Blocco Mentale were a quintet, consisting of Aldo Angeletti (who wrote the music) on vocals and bass, Michele Arena on drums and vocals, Gigi "Roso" Bianchi on..

"Known as “Del Volar De Las Palomas”, this is the second eponymous album from the legendary Blops from Chile, originally released in 1971, while the band lived in a communal house known as “Manchufela”. Another superb psychedelic folk-rock offering with a slightly more electrified sound on some of the tracks. Great songs, melancholic atmosphere, deep vocals (in Spanish), acoustic and electric guitars, flute, organ, percussion, drums, cello, violin, backward effects. *Colour Insert with photos and liner...

"Los Blops formed in Santiago (Chile) in 1964, as a beat / cover versions band. But they developed during the following years a unique sound, mixing folk, rock, psychedelia and Chilean folklore. This is their legendary first album, originally released in 1970 on the Dicap label. Psychedelic folk-rock of the highest order with beautiful songs, touching Spanish vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, flute, organ, percussion, xylophone and lost-in-time, mysterious feel. Includes the famous “Los Momentos”...

Spain's Bloque started their life in 1973, and despite playing a lot of shows and being quite active, didn't release this, their 1st of four during their lifetime, until 1978, probably due to Franco...

"Spanish band Bloque�s first album was quite a solid record in terms of guitar-dominated melodic rock but not to be compared with their second one for example exhibiting much more resemblance with 70�s Italian progressive rock acts like PFM. First track �Undecimo poder � could be described more or...

"Well written (and very french) symph rock. For this album Booz was helped by three Alice members, bassist Alain Suzan, drummer Alain "Doudou" Weiss and guitarist Paul Semama along with ex-Zoo violin/sax player Michel Ripoche with also Michel Coeuriot on keyboards and William Sheller on piano and arrangements. Starting with a spoken monologue by Booz, the short second track will give an idea for what is going to come with its Zeuhl-ish pounding bass, the dark choirs and the orchestral strings. From this...

Our 10th release, from 1988. This puppy ain't NEVER coming out on CD, so come 'n' git it if you are a completist! Due to size and weight, shipping outside of the USA will be raised if necessary.[Cuneiform]

Very cool to see/hear the hipster world picking up on David Borden's work and giving him some well-deserved props for his pioneering work in electronic music. This has a great homage to the Folkway's catalog (Freakways!) and the Freakways series brings...

"The full-length player of FRKWYS Vol. 7 features pieces improvised in various forms by David Borden, James Ferraro, Samuel Godin, Laurel Halo, and Daniel Lopatin.

When Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never, Ford & Lopatin) and RVNG...

“The emotionally charged and tightly focused album offers a collection of lush, atmospheric songs with a wide lyrical scope making it the most intimate yet universal of Bowness’s solo releases.
Mixed by his longtime partner in no-man, Steven Wilson, and mastered by Calum Malcolm (The Blue Nile, Prefab Sprout), the album – co-produced by Bowness and Brian Hulse – combines electronic soundscapes, acoustic instrumentation and unexpected rhythms.
Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Kavus Torabi and Evan..

"Tim Bowness follows 2015’s Stupid Things That Mean The World - Top 10 in the UK ‘Rock’, ‘Vinyl’ and ‘Prog’ charts - with a release unlike any in his back catalogue.
Lost In The Ghost Light is a concept album revolving around the onstage and backstage reflections of a fictional ‘classic’ Rock musician in the twilight of his career. It is a grand statement about a grand era of music making and an undoubted highlight of Bowness’s career.
Ranging from the hypnotic opener Worlds Of Yesterday to...

This was the only solo album by the long-serving bassist for Sun Ra and it was also (I believe) the final album on ESP from the 1970s. Really nice, kinda somewhere between proto-kozmigroov, acoustic spacey jazz and free jazz that I've enjoyed for years and I'm glad to see this available again. Recommended.

"Legendary Sun Ra-bassist Ronnie Boykins stepped out on his own for his first and only release as a leader on, "The Will Come, Is Now". He was invited by ESP in 1964 to record his own album, an

The second release from this electronic project. If this doesn’t make you think of “It’s Always Rock ‘n’ Roll” or “Agneta Nilsson”, in a very positive way, then I don’t know what to say! Excellent.

“All Human Is Error is the second full-length album by German expatriate (now living in Portland, Oregon) The Brain (aka Karl Gottlaus), and continues his exploration of harsh electronics and violent guitar, this time accompanied by Japanese drummer/percussionist Body Hammer. Utilizing neither

If this doesn’t make you think of “It’s Always Rock ‘n’ Roll” or “Agneta Nilsson”, in a very positive way, then I don’t know what to say! Excellent.

"The Brain's debut release Experiments for Guitar + Machines is also the debut release on Workshop of Filthy Creation, a label devoted to the exploration of noise, sound and music in an uncertain world. The Brain's initial album is a collection of experimental guitar/electronic soundscapes that recall the early work of Heldon, Cyborg-era Klaus...

The great first album (of 3 great ones and then a number of not so great ones) by this Swiss band who operated in Germany and are thought of as being a 'krautrock' band and who were in terms of the music and the spirit, if not actually of German nationality.
"Being as LSD was first developed in a laboratory in Basel, it is perhaps no coincidence that one of the most far-out albums of all time was made by this Swiss band -- no small feat, given the competition! Brainticket's 1971 debut...

The great second album (of 3 great ones and then a number of not so great ones) by this Swiss band who operated in Germany and are thought of as being a 'krautrock' band and who were in terms of the music and the spirit, if not actually of German nationality. The music is somewhere between very trippy acid folk and harder edged psych moments which give a nice contrast.

"While the band's debut album, 1971's Cottonwoodhill, was a heavily acid-laden affair dominated by droning organ, disturbing...

Jaimie Branch – trumpet, vocals, vibraslap
Lester St. Louis – cello, vocals, tiny cymbal
Jason Ajemian – bass, vocals, egg shakers
Chad Taylor – drums, vocals, mbira

There is a moment near the top of Jaimie Branch’s FLY or DIE LIVE, the new album recorded by the trumpeter’s quartet in Zurich, Switzerland on January 23rd, 2020, which feels like it bears the weight of both that specific pocket of time, and a prophecy for all that was soon to come. Branch and her Fly or Die had...

Theo Bleckmann -- voice & electronics
Joseph Branciforte -- modular synthesizer, fender rhodes, tape loops, processing

VERY limited edition pressing of only 150 copies made!

“The debut recording from Grammy-nominated vocalist Theo Bleckmann (ECM) and electronic musician & producer Joseph Branciforte [Cellar and Point). Vocal loops of hushed beauty framed by artificially-synthesized tones, deep subharmonic oscillations, and gently layered sheets of noise, with a shared musical...

New, fifth release and back on track after their disappointing last one. Really good!
BB&F are a unique German trio who combine certain aspects of progressive/postrock bands like Tortoise, Jaga Jazzist with the rhythmic aspects of Nik Bartsch's Ronin, a Steve Reich/Philip Glass/Michael Nyman maximum minimalist sweep and 'die mensch machine' esthetic of Kraftwerk and lots of techno influence as well.
Lots and lots of polyrhythms here, baby, both electronic and non-electronic varities and lots of.

“This is the first official re-release of Paul Brett's Sage first album from 1970 on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG.
This first album holds a special place with its solid production and melting of styles that range into rock, acid folkrock and blues with hints of flamenco and classic guitar thanks to Paul Brett's 6 and 12-string guitars, Higginbottom's meandering flute and understated sax, and some very...