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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

Jad Fair with with Daniel Smith aka Danielson aka Danielson Famile along with Kramer, Gilles Rieder (Debile Menthol), Brave Combo and others.

"Jad Fair and Daniel Smith are true believers in the power of music and the forces of good, so it...

"Jad Fair and Kramer's third collaboration, and their first in almost 20 years; 12 brand new songs produced by Kramer at his Florida studio, Noise Miami. Longtime fans of Jad Fair will be stunned by how he sings on The History Of Crying. No other album in Jad's storied career features him singing complex melodies in the manner he does here. From a life in music spanning over 40 years, it is unlike anything he has ever done before, and it is a wondrous thing to behold. This LP also features guitar solos...

"Dragnet is arguably The Fall's best-known album. With the departure of Martin Bramah after Live At The Witch Trials, the band underwent yet another lineup shift in late 1979. Marc Riley switched to guitar and Steve Hanley joined on bass; the latter's signature basslines would become a major part of The Fall for the next two decades.

Opening track "Psykick Dancehall" strikes like an elusive, working-class anthem with its bouncy tempo changes and Mark E. Smith�s unfiltered vocals raining down...


First-ever vinyl reissue of this release, includes a 12 page book with previously unseen materials!
Much sought-after by the few who know about it, this was the only release by this Finnish symphonic rock band. Released on Hi-Hat in 1975, they were very comparable to Camel's sound from the same period of time; think Mirage and Moonmadness with maybe a touch more of a progressive jazz/rock vibe than Camel. Typical (and typically nice) of the period multi-keyboards are especially notable. Some vocals...

"Like a cosmic capsule sent from deep space, Farflung have been altering people's minds with their dive-bombing Moogs and hypnotic riffs for the last twenty years. Torchbearers of the psychedelic underground, they have been championed by the likes of Helios Creed (Chrome), Henry Rollins, and Voivod. They have collaborated with numerous musicians including Nik Turner (Hawkwind), Damo Suzuki (Can), and Dave Catching (Eagles of Death Metal, Queens of the Stone Age) to name just a few. Brothers and sisters...

First ever vinyl reissue for this utterly unknown Finnish jazz/rock band who recorded this one and only album in 1979, after which both the band and the record disappeared.

Using a line-up of two guitars, two keyboardists, bass, drums and special guest saxist/flautist Pekka Poyry. There are definitely some hints of Secret Oyster and Il Barricentro here and there.

"It's a Finnish jazz/rock band, but their sound is a bit different from the other Finnish jazz/rock bands. This album is...

"The slapping of tongues and trilling of flutes! Can it be? Faun Fables are back among us...Born of the Sun. Since 1998, Faun Fables has been the musical world of Dawn McCarthy, visited in collaboration with her partner Nils Frykdhal. In early times, their wild spirit roamed the streets and hills of the SF/ Oakland community while, pilgrim-like, wandering the world, and issuing two albums of deeply-rooted, swirlingly OTHER folk music in 1999 and 2001. With the release of Family Album in 2004, Drag City....

Faust are a rightly legendary experimental German ensemble from the early 1970's. This is almost all of their two posthumous albums which feature the unreleased "Faust V" album and their recordings before they dissolved in the 70's.

This is a beautiful reproduction of the strikingly amazing-looking first edition of the first Faust album. A clear disc inside a clear sleeve with a silkscreen, as well as a clear insert with print! Nothing like this was ever seen before Faust did it; as a English friend of a friend once said when talking about iconic avant-garde releases, "Faust was FIRST, mate!"

"Legendary German post-rock band formed in 1971 by undisputed noise pioneer Uwe Nettelbeck...

"Faust's new album Fresh Air differs in several respects from its predecessor, Just Us. The recordings were made at Jean-Hervé Péron's rehearsal studio in Schiphorst in northern Germany, hypnotic pieces with the kind of noisemaking the band is known for. For the new album, Péron and Werner "Zappi" Diermaier were looking for communication with musician friends and the audience. The tracks were recorded in changing ensembles at changing locations in the USA (during a tour in 2016). In these community....

"Faust tell of an heroic time when reaching for the stars did not have to include getting the stars in order to be successful."-Julian Cope

"Faust for all. The Krautrock legends lay down the musical foundations for everyone else to make...

"Faust has been around for over 40 years. Since 2007, the line-up of the Krautrock legends has comprised founding members Jean-Herv� Peron and Zappi Diermaier, the English musician James Johnston, founder of the brutish blues rockers Gallon Drunk...

"Despite decades of activity and having crossed paths in various collaborations, this release presents the first-ever duo recording from two of the most highly regarded citizens of planet experimental electronic. Individually, Jim O'Rourke and Christian Fennesz have been responsible for numerous legendary works that merge the traditional avant-garde with contemporary sensibilities. On It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry these giants of experimental..

"Lost LP from 1977, rebuilt from original tapes by French electronic music pioneer Bernard Fevre, who released three seminal library albums in the seventies: Suspense (1975), Cosmos 2043 (1977) and The Strange World of Bernard Fevre (1977). A fourth album called Orbit Ceremony, produced just a few months after remained in his home studio and never saw the light; sentenced to almost 40 years in the devil�s vault. By chance, while working on the reissues, Fevre found the original lost...

Finch were a mid 70's instrumental progressive band (guitar, keyboards, bass, drums) with fusion flourishes, led by guitarist Joop Van Nimwegen. Long tracks give Joop & the rest lots of room to stretch out & show off their chops. This very cool LP-only...

One of Finland's very greatest jazz/rock bands, this is everything they ever recorded, including some very rare material (who knew they had singles?) and some completely unreleased material. Limited, numbered edition of 500 copies made!

"Five LPs in a heavy slipcase plus inserts. Black vinyl, 500 numbered copies.
Compiled with the kind help of the Tegelman brothers and featuring a full LP of material that’s previously completely unreleased, this box set contains everything Finnforest recorded.

One of Finland's very greatest jazz/rock bands, this is their 3rd and final album and this is the first time it has ever been legitimately reissued in any form.
Comparable to Finch, Bonfire, Weather Report & more, this time with a definitely more ECM sound.

"Of all the Finnforest albums, Demonnights is the Jussi Tegelman album. Finnforest’s previous records were mostly composed by his brother Pekka Tegelman but now the situation was quite the opposite: Pekka had only one composition, Jarmo.

One of Finland's very greatest jazz/rock bands, this is their 2nd album and this is the first time it has ever been reissued on vinyl.
Comparable to Finch, Bonfire, Weather Report & more, with definite "Canterbury school" touches. This is by guitar/organ/bass/drums quartet with musical guests.

"Luckily Finnforest wasn’t one of those Finnish progressive rock acts that only recorded one album and vanished. They became a household name for the Love Records label instead – and just one year....

Pop Liisa 6: Live at Liisankatu Studios, Helsinki. Live Broadcast on Channel Two, Wednesday, February 23rd, 1977, 8 pm to 8.40 pm. Produced by YLE. Hosted by Jake Nyman.

FINNFOREST
A1. ODD TALE (10:19)
A2. JUAN (8:22)
PERTTI POKKI � Fender Rhodes electric piano, ARP Odyssey synthesizer
PEKKA TEGELMAN � electric guitar
JARMO HIEKKALA � electric bass
JUSSI TEGELMAN � drums

ELONKORJUU
B1. HEY BROTHER (4:40)
B2. YOURS TONIGHT (5:15)
B3. ROLLING DOWN

Mats Gustafsson: tenor, baritone, and bass saxophones
Johan Berthling: double bass
Andreas Werliin: drums and lap steel guitar

"Fire! is a Swedish trio comprising Mats Gustafsson (The Thing), Johan Berthling (Tape), and Andreas Werliin (Wildbirds & Peacedrums), which came together with the idea of a fresh approach to improvised music drawing upon a number of influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise. Fire! is also these musicians' vehicle for rekindling their instrumental...

"Rune Grammofon presents (without noticing), the fifth album from Swedish trio Fire!, comprised of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing), Johan Berthling (Tape) and drummer Andreas Werliin (Wildbirds & Peacedrums). This album follows collaborations with Jim O'...

"It can't be easy gathering 28 of Northern Europe's finest jazz and improvising musicians in one place at the same time, which is why Sweden's Fire! Orchestra has been one of the continent's best-kept secrets so far. After playing rare shows a handful...

"Fire! Orchestra follow their acclaimed 2014 album Enter with Ritual, slimming the ensemble down from 28 of northern Europe's finest jazz and improvisational musicians to a mere 21. Since the release of Enter, this energetic and dynamic mass ensemble has gone from intimate jazz settings to the main hall at the Molde International Jazz Festival and a major stage at the prestigious Roskilde Festival. As brilliant as Enter is, with Ritual they have outdone themselves and produced a beast of beauty and power...

"The third album from Swedish trio Fire! -- something of a supergroup with members from already well-known projects. And again, it's a collaboration, this time with the extraordinary and prolific guitarist Oren Ambarchi. With their heavy, hypnotic...

You haven't heard this and I have, so you'll have to trust me on this, but this vinyl-only release is a killer.

Fjodor are from Croatia and are an instrumental quartet consisting of
Ivan Beuc-guitar
Mirko Golubic-bass & baritone guitar.

This is a nice, new edition, for the first time reissued on vinyl, of this Czech proto-progressive album, the only album released by the band, as the kerfluffle over the lyrical content caused the record to be banned and the band quickly died.
The overall sound is reminscent of Colosseum and early King Crimson (sans mellotron, avec Ian McDonald's saxisms) lots of great heavy organ. This band not only didn't catch a break, they nearly went to jail over this, and they deserved much better...

The 2nd album by the same four musicians who also released albums under the names Flea On The Honey and Etna.

"...a classic album for guitar lovers, which showcased some really excellent musicianship. The pinnacle of this was the 20 minute...

"Outrageous and purely innovative, Floh De Cologne, since their inception in 1966 as a student cabaret and music band, constantly surprised, puzzled and always deliberately broke convention. Their elaborate stage shows, socio-political theatrical...

"Outrageous and purely innovative, Floh De Cologne, since their inception in 1966 as a student cabaret and music band, constantly surprised, puzzled and always deliberately broke convention. Their elaborate stage shows, socio-political theatrical...

"Outrageous and purely innovative, Floh De Cologne, since their inception in 1966 as a student cabaret and music band, constantly surprised, puzzled and always deliberately broke convention. Their elaborate stage shows, socio-political theatrical...

"Physicalist is the third album from New York City synthesis trio Forma. Since their acclaimed self-titled debut in 2011, Forma have been perfecting a distinctive style of improvised kosmische and minimalism that blends swirling arpeggios, ambient soundscapes, and driving motorik beats.
Physicalist is a sprawling, double LP journey featuring new member and multi-instrumentalist John Also Bennett.
The first Forma album to include acoustic instrumentation, Physicalist owes more to American...

"Recorded in May and October 1972 for BBC Radio 1 by DJ Bob Harris, these sessions may be all that remain of this seminal acid folk band's elusive third album! Featuring songs not heard on either one of their LPs--1969's self-titled debut and 1970's...

"Like Dschinn, My Solid Ground and Haze, Frame were among those early Bacillus signings and dissapeared after one promising album. Frame of Mind was recorded with Peter Hauke in the Dierks studio (have you ever wondered how they managed to produce such a great bunch of albums?). Frame's sound was quite refined and lyrical - melodic heavy progressive rock influenced by folk and classical music. Instrumentally, it was centered around a confident and forceful Hammond organ. This very appealing album had a...

"Free Nelson Mandoomjazz are a three-piece band formed in Edinburgh playing an experimental blend of doom metal and free jazz.
Influenced principally by artists such as Black Sabbath, Electric Wizard, Sun Ra, Sonny Rollins, Albert Ayler and Wayne Shorter, they term their music doom jazz.
The band formed when all three members met through playing for the same blues band. Paul Archibald (drums) and Colin Stewart (bass) started discussing musical influences, and the concept of Free Nelson...

Just when you had given up all hope...
Nils Frykdahl – vocals, guitar, flute
Dan Rathbun – bass, various homemade instruments
Michael Mellender – guitar, trumpet, percussion, percussion-guitar
David Shamrock – drums, glockenspiel
Drew Wheeler – guitar, glockenspiel, Theremin

“Undestroyed is the long-awaited debut from the genre- damning Free Salamander Exhibit, with the appropriate confusion of tottering riffage, clarity of intent, and

"Limited edition of 500. Peter Frohmader aka Nekropolis is a German artist known for his distinct, dark, atmospheric electronic compositions as well as his extreme visual art projects, which have manifested in many exhibitions, films, multimedia events, and collaborations in the fields of art and music (including projects with H. R. Giger, Chris Karrer, and more). In 1981, at the age of 23, Frohmader self-released his first LP, Musik aus dem Schattenreich. At the same time he self-released a series of...

"Beginning in 1974 and based in New Zealand, the sound-performance group From Scratch used an evolving array of percussion instruments -- including found and repurposed objects as well as custom-made percussion instruments -- to create a distinctive rhythmic music, texturally rich and tonally sumptuous. The music has a sophisticated, fluid, and intelligent polyrhythmic drive and prominently features pitched percussion, using microtunings and just intonation in tightly structured pieces that evolve and...

"Originally released in October 1973 on Pye's Dawn label, Future Legends was the debut release by Northern Irish progressive rock masters Fruupp. A wonderful exercise in Symphonic and Melodic rock, the album was highly acclaimed upon release launching the band on a live career that saw them share the bill with such luminaries as Genesis (with whom they were often compared)."

The 1st lp reissue of a very rare and very highly regarded 1971 album that mixes progressive rock and folk with a string trio.

"Most of the songs were composed bearing in mind the possibility of using a small string ensemble, so when the...

Very very good, instrumentally-leaning Spanish progressive/fusion band, who feature multi-keyboards, guitar, bass and drums. At times they get into an almost Egg-like complexity, although that's not their overall sound. Their name is pronounced Fu-shoon, by the way.

"Absolute Fusioon draws together the best tracks from Fusioon's short but vital discography. Drawing comparisons to the likes of Black Sabbath, Soft Machine, and Egg, this is an essential release for any discerning collector of rock....

"A reissue of Fusioon's Danza Del Molinero, originally released in 1972. This is the first album by these Catalan psych-progsters.
Traditional Spanish songs receive a psychedelic/progressive/jazz-rock treatment with a tremendous rhythm section (drum breaks galore), fuzz-tone guitar, Hammond and analog keyboards, piano, and occasional string arrangements.
RIYL: Soft Machine, Egg, Goblin, Arzachel, Le Orme, Collegium Musicum."

"A reissue of Fusioon's Farsa Del Buen Vivir, originally released in 1974. This second album by Fusioon is one of the masterpieces from the '70s Catalan/Spanish psychedelic and progressive scene.
Produced by the great Josep Llobell, you'll find here plenty of Hammond, Moog, effects, a solid rhythm section, distorted lead guitar, and highly inventive arrangements.
RIYL: Soft Machine, Egg, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, The Nice, Focus, Goblin."

An outstanding raga-like drone LP with a distinctive cosmic vibe, Futuro Antico was a short-lived collaboration between the two Italians Walter Maioli (Aktuala), Riccardo Sinigaglia and Gabin Dabir� (from Burkina Faso). The synthesis between ancient...