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"Le Rocanrolorama Abrégé is a clear perspective on Pascal Comelade's musical universe; it can be considered an ultimate "best of" and a radical introduction to this chaotic and uncompromising instrumental music. Rocanrolorama Abrégé (abbreviated "rockandrolorama", in English) is the short version of the complete works and reworks of Pascal Comelade, published at the end of 2016 as a six-CD box set, in a limited edition of 1000, numbered and signed copies (now out of print!). Pascal Comelade made this...

"A entrancing, insistent electronic album from Pascal's earliest days as an experimentalist / synthesist; quite a far cry from the sound he eventually developed into! First-ever full reissue and this is a goodie from 40 years ago!

"Because Music present the first reissue of Pascal Comelade's Paralelo, originally released in 1980. This first reissue identically features all the elements of the original version: the black and white sleeve with its painting made by Don Jacques Ciccolini, and all...

Originally released by the Mnemonists on their DYS label, one of the few non Mnemonists-related releases to be found there, this has been exceedingly rare for decades and decades. In addition to its rarity, it’s also really good and was, iirc, the first of his releases to signal his away from electronics and towards toy pianos and etc. Recommended.

"Originally released in 1982, Pascal Comelade's Sentimientos is one of the most elusive and sought after LPs in the French composer's vast catalogue...

“Previously unreleased recordings by various line-ups drawn from Derek Bailey, Tristan Honsinger, Christine Jeffrey, Toshinori Kondo, Charlie Morrow, David Toop, Maarten Altena, Georgie Born, Lindsay Cooper, Steve Lacy, Radu Malfatti, and Jamie Muir.
Journalists often make the brief history of free improvisation conform to the idea that the history of music is a nice straight line from past to present: Beethoven... Brahms... Boulez. Thus Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, and John Stevens -- together...

“Music recorded at London's ICA in July 1982. It's a miracle of group interaction, wonderfully paced, moving steadily between moments of mounting intensity and tension. The passage about halfway through -- when Derek Bailey's harmonics ring out above a sheen of inside piano tremolos and shimmering electronics, topped off by Julie Tippetts's soaring vocalese -- is simply sublime. After which it's fun to try and tell the two pianists apart. Are those runs Ursula Oppens, with her formidable technique honed...

Everything by this famous weird and very 'out' progressive folk band, who actually included bassoonist Lindsay Cooper (Henry Cow) for a while! Includes both albums (First Utterance and To Keep From Crying), their impossibly rare EP and even a post...

"Ten Years Alive On The Infinite Plain is the quintessential work of artist/filmmaker/composer Tony Conrad. Comprised of both film installation and minimalist score for amplified strings, Ten Years leaps across genre and medium to connect his revolutionary structural filmmaking with the experiments in long-duration sound that Conrad had begun in the 1960s as part of the Theatre of Eternal Music. 'Ten Years began with image before sound,' writes Andrew Lampert, 'a row of quadruple projections arranged...

The minimal masterpiece and always the rarest Faust artifact from the 70s. A fantastic work. Hugely recommended to fans of minimalism.

"Violinist, composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad started his career in New York in the early 1960s. As a member of the Theater of Eternal Music (a.k.a. the Dream Syndicate) alongside John Cale, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela and Angus MacLise, he participated in now-legendary and often legendarily loud drone performances with many pieces having no beginning and no...

“For more than fifty years, vinyl collectors and music archivists from around the world have speculated about this ultra-obscure twelve-song demo-only disc from the 1960s: When was it pressed? Who were the musicians and the singers? Who produced this gem? What was the purpose of the record, especially considering the high talent level and the fact that it seemingly had never had a commercial release?
No less an expert than the late Patrick Lundborg, one of the world's leading experts on psychedelic...

This is the second album by a Chicago retro acid-folky, whose excellent first album was referred to as “… an acid folk, psychedelic gem that resonates with an early seventies vibe and features a collection of tunes that are memorable, beautifully arranged and played with a passion and beauty that seeps deep within.” This new one is its equal!
This is mostly acoustic based, dreamy folk-psych with gentle male/female singing, acoustic guitars, flutes, Mellotron, piano, tabla, mandolin, sitar, bass and...

The sheer brutality and energy of this album are still hard to take (and even believe) 25 years later. And these people were on heroin, which is a depressant? Oh, to be young and filled with energy.

"In 1979 the quintessential 'no wave' group released two albums simultaneously; Buy was effectively the group's debut, originally appearing on the indie label ZE, while the same project was released as Off White under the adopted alias of James White, one of the many identities of leader James Chance...

This is an amazing archival find; Contrepoint are known to the world for their appearance on the Puissance 13 + 2 album, as well as for the fact that they later backed up Canterbury scene folks, as well as giving the world Jean-Pierre Weiller, who started the Europa label in the early 80s and spearheaded the Antilles New Directions label! But other than the track on Puissance 13 + 2, there were no recordings. Until now, 45 years later! Read this history and be amazed!

"At the end of the sixties...

Thomas Johansson trumpet / Kristoffer Alberts saxophones / Ola Høyer double bass / Gard Nilssen drums.

"Cortex? No, this isn’t jazz of the cerebral kind – even considering that the approach in “Avant-Garde Party Music” is very much the intelectual one coming from the bebop / hard bop era (when the music seated its users, inviting them to listen and not prioritarily to dance) and approaching our times through the free jazz evolutive line. Avant-garde the music certainly is, but you can still party..

Thomas Johansson, cornet / Kristoffer Alberts, tenor and baritone saxophones / Ola H�yer, double bass / Gard Nilssen, drums.

"Ornette Coleman�s partnership with Don Cherry had in the frontline formed by John Zorn and Dave Douglas in the band Masada a welcomed heritage. Now is Cortex�s turn to continue that lineage concerning the interactive work between an alto alto and baritone (Kristoffer Alberts) and a trumpet (or, in the case of Thomas Johansson, a cornet). With double bassist Ola H�yer and...

"Alessandro Cortini (Nine Inch Nails) and Japanese noise legend Masami Akita (Merzbow) share a mutual love for the EMS Synthi, a British synthesizer from the early '70s notorious for its patch matrix, portability, and distinct tone. Astonishingly, these two disparate artists meld into a single sound as they flex the analog circuitry of the EMS Synthi in new ways; giving this classic synth a modern workout and proving that, in capable hands, a 40-year-old analog synthesizer is a tool for the ages...

Founded in Genoa in 2007, CDZ released their very well regarded, self-titled first album in 2011 and returned a few years later with their second album.

Now, with this, their third, the band are certainly in the forefront of modern bands...

* Legendary British Psychedelic jazz album.
* East meets West ‘Indo-Jazz’ fusion.
* Remastered from the original master tapes.
* A rare Lansdowne Jazz recording.

“Following in the footsteps of the landmark 1966 double-quartet recording by Joe Harriott and John Mayer, Indian born musician Amancio D’Silva produced some of the most adventurous and sophisticated recordings within the canon of ‘Indo-Jazz’, a term used to define a pioneering east meets west synthesis that reflected the..

One of the stone classics of Krautrock and Kosmiche Musik, reissued for the very first time on CD and on vinyl from the original analog masters!

The Cosmic Jokers grew out of the marathon, LSD-rich sessions instigated by Rolf-Urich Kaiser (Kosmiche Musik/Cosmic Couriers) and Timothy Leary that also produced Ash Ra Tempel's "Seven Up".
What this is, essentially, is a 'kraut-rock super session', with Jurgen Dollase, Harald Gosskopf, Manuel Gotsching, Klaus Schulze and Dieter Dierks. So, a...

One of the stone classics of Krautrock and Kosmiche Musik, reissued for the very first time on CD and on vinyl from the original analog masters!

The Cosmic Jokers grew out of the marathon, LSD-rich sessions instigated by Rolf-Urich Kaiser (Kosmiche Musik/Cosmic Couriers) and Timothy Leary that also produced Ash Ra Tempel's "Seven Up".
What this is, essentially, is a 'kraut-rock super session', with Jurgen Dollase, Harald Gosskopf, Manuel Gotsching, Klaus Schulze and Dieter Dierks...

Recorded between 1970-1971 and released as a double album on John Peel's Dandelion label, this album set the template for basically everything Lol did later; location-recorded solo works lead into group improvisations lead into strange songs from the 1920s resurrected for piano and voice, into a group of schoolchildren singing "I am the Walrus" into "A Series of Superbly Played Mellotron Codas", etc. etc. etc.
Appearing here are Kevin Ayers, Mike Oldfield, David Bedford, Pierre Courbois, Jasper...

“Morphometry is an exquisite album of duets by the legendary soprano sax player Lol Coxhill and his friend and disciple, Raymond MacDonald. These are recordings made in July 2008 during what would be Coxhill's last visit to Scotland. Pressed on custard-colored vinyl with fleas on the label, in homage to Coxhill's album Fleas In Custard (1975), this release features a front cover woodcut created by Ian Barrett, whose uncle Syd was one of the figures whose paths crossed with Lol in 1960s London.”

"Mental Experience present a reissue of Cozmic Corridors self-titled album. Cozmic Corridors is an underground kraut-kosmische monster, recorded and produced circa 1972-73 in Cologne by Toby "The Mad Twiddler" Robinson for his Pyramid label. The album was apparently released as an ultra-limited handmade edition back in the early '70s, but no original copies have surfaced (editor's note: which tells you everything you need to know about whether or not this was ever really released back in the day...)....

Much loved Spanish ‘one and done’ release by a symphonic rock band in 1979. This is the first legit vinyl reissue in 30 years (!).

“While in countries like England, Italy and the United States, the outlook for progressive rock by the late seventies was practically at its bleakest; Spain's scene was at its most prolific stage. While the rest of the world has really had little contact with progressive rock from this country - Spain's media also had little kindness for musicians - there really was...

“It was early 2017 when Louise Patricia Crane wrote the song that would become the title track of her debut solo album, ''Deep Blue''. Having written and recorded with The Eden House the previous year, Louise relocated to Cambridge to begin working with musician and producer Stephen Carey at his Stanton Manor studio. With a shared vision to create something beautiful and unique in music, the two set about working together.
What transpired from these writing sessions is an inspired and provocative...


Note that Jon Poole, Bob Leith and Bic Hayes are all ex-Cardiacs and Damo Waters is ex-Spratleys Japs!

"An absolutely superb new album from one of the UK's most underrated mavericks. Imagine Robert Wyatt, High Llamas, Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne, and Todd Rundgren all in one magnificent human. That's Crayola Lectern. Superb arrangements throughout, and in common with all the above I suppose, a sense of adventure and playfulness is evident throughout. One of my favourites of the year so far"...

“This release features all tracks at full length for the first time on wax. One of the most sought after and highly-regarded titles to have appeared on Tom Albach's celebrated Nimbus West imprint, One Step Out is a timeless work of spiritualized jazz. A true gem from the Los Angeles jazz underground, the album was pianist and composer Kaeef Ruzadun Ali's first recording as leader of the Creative Arts Ensemble, the only large ensemble group that emerged directly from Horace Tapscott's legendary Pan...

NOTE: Cover has some corner bending and small top seam splitting.

“Crooked Oak is one of the very few folk bands who imbued their songs with mystery, power and grandeur. The combination of Steve Evans’ sonorous voice and haunting Irish pipes convert the songs into a beautiful mystical experience. It might compare to the stunning ‘Wild and Beautiful’ by Silly Wizard, with that same captivating majesty of form.
Very rare, the late great record dealer and collector Walter Geertsen...

So, I saw this young band from Chicago at a house concert a couple of weeks ago. They were very good and very cool and the show I saw was the 1st show of a 2 month tour all the way across the USA and back.

They don't sound anything like it...

Lorraine Bailey – vocals, keys, alto saxophone, flute, synth bass
Jack Bouboushian – vocals, guitar, organ, microphone
Bill Miller – drum kit, percussion
Matt Puhr – bass

Crown Larks are an excellent Chicago band who play a cool unique progressive rock with heavy psych influences. I stumbled upon them a couple of years ago and they impressed and I was a instant convert!

"...demonstrates a learned appreciation for the city’s recent underground musical history (particularly th

Stoughton "tip-on" LP jacket; Includes download code.
"Frühe Jahre is the first time reissue of C-Schulz's early work from late 1980s and early '90s. Schulz's first LP, 10. Hose Horn, was introduced alongside other debut LPs from Jim O'Rourke and Frank Dommert on Dommert's Entenpfuhl label in 1991. Combining the cathartic sounds of industrial, early techno, and innovative pop with inspiration from acousmatic, New Music, and Dada, Schulz's music is a prime example of the Cologne experimental music...

Excellent, rare and LONG out of print one and done electronic music album that somehow managed to be released on CBS in Austria in 1980! Fine stuff.

"The only album by Austrian trio Cultural Noise is an electronic marvel. Band members were Gerhard Lisy, Walter Heinisch and Karl Kronfeld, and instruments used included an ARP Sequencer, an ARP 2600, a VCS 3, an EMS Digital Sequencer, a Mellotron M400, a Micro Moog, a Roland Studiosystem 700, a Roland Analogue Sequenzer and an electric guitar...

Very limited edition of only 300 copies! I remember when we carried this on CD when it was new; I am OLD OLD OLD!

"The debut solo album by Mark Cunningham (Mars, Don King, Raeo, Convolution, Bestia Ferida, etc.) was originally released on CD in..

Classic, live release, pressed by the best-ever pressing plant in the USA, Wakefield, who did all of our releases for us in the 80s. This is new, perfect, 23 year old stock! Still sealed!

Led by saxist George Cartwright, Curlew are noted for...

“American composer and multi-instrumentalist Alvin Curran has remained one of the great emblems of experimental music for the last half-century. In 1966, along with Frederic Rzewski and Richard Teitelbaum, Curran co-founded Musica Elettronica Viva, a seminal gesture in collective free improvisation. In the early ’70s, his solo work would become a crucial bridge between minimalist traditions on both sides of the Atlantic.
Canti E Vedute Del Giardino Magnetico, Curran’s solo debut, was recorded by....

�Immortal Light is the debut solo album by guitarist-singer-songwriter Buck Curran. Since 2005, Buck has recorded and performed as one half of the alt-folk duo Arborea. To date, Arborea has released five albums, including 2013's ESP-Disk' release Fortress of the Sun.
Buck's music has developed through a decade of playing with Arborea, and the experience of playing blues and folk throughout the 1990s. He also draws inspiration from the deep well of folk and rock of the 1960s (Robbie Basho...

"Guitar tones linger and reverberate with a mystical translucence"-Dusted.

"Curran's music invokes swarming natural forces, looking for the borderline between the real and the sublime and, maybe, the supernatural."-Jesse Jarnow / Relix

"On Buck Curran's second solo album, Morning Haikus, Afternoon Ragas, the emphasis switches to acoustic guitar, as compared to his first solo album, Immortal Light. Side A, all solo acoustic instrumentals, seems to have fallen out of a wormhole emanating...

Edition of 300.
"Finally, in 2018, the full and correct version of Currituck Co.'s fourth album is made public. The operating handle of guitarist Kevin Barker, one of the best players to emerge from the Mid-Atlantic völk underground of the early oughts, Currituck Co. cut five albums between 2000 and 2005, all of which are gorgeous.
The original CD version of Sleepwalks, however, released by Track & Field in 2004, was shorn of couple of tracks and featured re-recorded vocals Kevin always thought..


“Originally from Philadelphia, invited to New York by Miles Davis, playing at Antibes in 1960 with Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy, here is trumpeter Ted Curson in 1971... in Paris. With him, a legendary trio: Georges Arvanitas (piano), Jacky Samson (double bass) and Charles Saudrais (drums).
A new transatlantic alliance in the service of jazz of all kinds: classic, modal, fusion and even free... Pop Wine is -- between Coltrane and Miles with a nod to roots in the club the Caveau de la Huchette -- an..

"Another new incredible project is born from the prolific Genoese progressive rock scene, from the minds of Stefano Agnini (La Coscienza di Zeno) and Fabio Zuffanti (Finisterre, La Maschera di Cera, Hostsonaten...), bound by a hidden passion for surrealist, gothic and horror vintage comic books. It is no coincidence that La Curva di Lesmo is named after a story written and drawn by the famous Guido Crepax in 1965, in which the character of Valentina appears for the first time, a symbol of women's...

Limited to only 1969 copies. This is the only way to get this music.

"This is a Limited Edition of 1969 numbered copies, pressed into 180 gsm virgin vinyl and rather extravagantly packaged. The music was recorded in California in 1999 with...

Limited to only 1969 copies. Note that this will ship separately via media mail. This is the only way to get this music.

"This is a Limited Edition of 1969 numbered copies, pressed into 180 gsm virgin vinyl and rather extravagantly packaged...

The first-ever legit lp reissue (and taken from the master tapes) of this very rare Australian progressive rock/electronic album that was recorded in 1976.

Essentially, Cybotron were the Australian Tangerine Dream and were a good band of the genre.

"Ecstatic moog ragas reminiscent of both the heavyweight glory of Popol Vuh and the blissful sumblindness of Ash Ra Tempel-Uncut

"Firstly there's a man in a cape on the cover of this obscure 1976 semi bootleg from the groundbreaking..

"Previously unreleased DIY homemade psychedelia, teen beat, and fuzz-psych/prog by the amazing Swedish band Cymbeline, recorded from 1965-1971. Tracks like "Third Image" or "Look At The Stars" are an incredible find for anyone into US garage-psych (they wouldn't sound out of place on any Pebbles or Psychedelic Unknowns volume) and others like "Flicka", "Stolta Vingar", or "Mittuppslag" are top-notch, '70s fuzzed-out Scandinavian psych/prog. Formed in the industrial town of Norrköping in the mid '60s...

“Upon examining the eventful life of Can bassist Holger Czukay, one might come to the conclusion that this intrepid musician was a loner. His turbulent career exuded an enduring eccentricity governed by a boundless free spirit. Yet Czukay, who passed away unexpectedly last year at the age of 79, constantly emphasized that his creativity was always contingent upon a musical partner, whether that was a skin-and-bones counterpart or an anonymous manifestation that interacted with him through radio waves or...

“Upon examining the eventful life of Can bassist Holger Czukay, one might come to the conclusion that this intrepid musician was a loner. His turbulent career exuded an enduring eccentricity governed by a boundless free spirit. Yet Czukay, who passed away unexpectedly last year at the age of 79, constantly emphasized that his creativity was always contingent upon a musical partner, whether that was a skin-and-bones counterpart or an anonymous manifestation that interacted with him through radio waves or...

“Upon examining the eventful life of Can bassist Holger Czukay, one might come to the conclusion that this intrepid musician was a loner. His turbulent career exuded an enduring eccentricity governed by a boundless free spirit. Yet Czukay, who passed away unexpectedly last year at the age of 79, constantly emphasized that his creativity was always contingent upon a musical partner, whether that was a skin-and-bones counterpart or an anonymous manifestation that interacted with him through radio waves...