"First time on vinyl in nearly 30 years for this classic slice of American space rock. Milwaukee's F/i have been an ongoing concern since 1981, pioneering a certain brand of experimental rock which encompasses elements of industrial and psychedelic space-rock sounds.
Originally a purely electronic outfit heavily influenced by Throbbing Gristle and prolific in the underground tape scene, they made the transition to "rock band" in the mid '80s, and for many, 1988's Space Mantra LP remains the high...

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 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...

“In the summer of 1981, The Fall embarked on their second American tour, criss-crossing the States over a two-month period. Featuring the dual guitar of Marc Riley and Craig Scanlon and rhythm section of Stephen Hanley and Karl Burns, A Part Of America Therein, 1981 would document this fabled journey with crucial performances that show the band evolve from noisemaking lout cultists into true post-punk legends.
"From the riot-torn streets of Manchester, England to the scenic sewers of Chicago..."...

Here’s what you need to know; this 1981 live set, from one of many peaks in the band’s career, is – unlike all the authorized bootlegs floating around out there – of very excellent sonic quality!

“A slab of MES and crew from the golden age. This is a great document of a band nearing its pinnacle. All the tunes are belters and the quality is excellent.”

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...

Not mentioned ANYWHERE in the hype for this record is the fact that the great Alan Rushton and the even greater Ray Russell are a big part of this release, as they have been for all of Bill's albums for FIFTY YEARS!

“The great Bill Fay returns with the third album in the celebrated second phase of his recording career.
"21 years ago, Colin Miles of See For Miles records dropped a pebble in a pond." says Fay. It was Miles who, on a gut instinct, reissued Bill Fay's albums for Deram - records...

"Fennesz takes musical warmth, glowing melodies and lush arrangement and subjects them to sharp digital decay, providing another deep layer of meaning."-Pitchfork

“Christian Fennesz is an Austrian electronic musician active since the late '90s and influenced by artists like Fripp and Eno and guitar-synth pioneer, Chuck Hammer.
Fennesz uses guitar and laptops to created "multilayered compositions that blend melody and conventional musical instruments with harsh, irregular glitch-influenced...

"Imagine the electric guitar severed from cliché and all of its physical limitations, shaping a bold new musical language."-City Newspaper

"It's a simple story. I had temporarily lost a proper studio workspace and had to move all my gear back to a small bedroom in my flat where I recorded this album. It was all done on headphones, which was rather a frustrating situation at first but later on it felt like back in the day when I produced my first records in the 1990s. In the end it was...

“Remastered, expanded gatefold double LP version (briefly available as a single LP in 2001 and o/p for 10 years now). This version features new artwork by Tina Frank, based on the original 2001 Mego release. Contains "Ohne Sonne" and "47 Blues," previously only available on the Japanese CD versions, as well as a new, extended version of "Happy Audio," exclusive to this release.
Endless Summer, originally released in 2001 by Mego, was a breakthrough album for Christian Fennesz -- the album which...

"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..

Gabriel Ferrandini drums and percussion
Hernâni Faustino double bass
Pedro Sousa tenor saxophone

"The Portuguese (but born in California 1986, from a Mozambican natural and a Brazilian of Italian heritage) drummer Gabriel Ferrandini is usually found in freely improvised music contexts (those, for instance, of Red Trio and Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio in the celebrated Lisbon scene and with an impressive international collaboration history: Alexander Von Schlippenbach, Axel Dörner, Evan P

“The first collaboration between Brunhild Ferrari and Jim O'Rourke, offering up two side-long realizations of Ferrari's tape compositions recorded in concert at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in 2014, revised and mixed by O'Rourke in 2019. The title piece weaves an immersive web of electronics, pre-recorded piano, and field-recorded sounds, including the raging Aegean Sea, the tranquil atmospherics of a Japanese island, and the roar of a pachinko parlor. Far from a slice of audio vérité, these geographically...

"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...

"Composed as the soundtrack to director John Grierson's landmark 1929 documentary film Drifters, Field Music's fifth effort, 2015's Music for Drifters, is the group's first all-instrumental album.
A silent film, Drifters documents the difficult, often treacherous lives of a group of North Sea herring fisherman. Fittingly, David and Peter Brewis, the brothers who make up Field Music, grew up in Sunderland, a city located on England's east coast in close proximity to the North Sea.
While Field...

This is the first ever legit reissue of this album on vinyl; from 1968, this was the one and only album by the group who are the 3rd point on the triangle of great, early experimental/ psychedelic rock (along with Silver Apples & The United States of America). Conditionally hugely recommended.

"Cauldron was Fifty Foot Hose's first and most famous recorded work, released on Limelight Records in 1968. Founded by Cork Marcheschi, the band played continuously around the Bay area of northern...

"Limited to just 250 copies and presented as a double 180g album with a 12-page album-sized pic/lyric insert, this is the sixth release in the "Plane Groovy Collector" series.

Sean Filkins is perhaps best known as a former vocalist for Big Big Train and War And Peace & Other Short Stories was his truly epic 2011 CD release made in conjunction with Lee Abraham alongside guests including John Mitchell and Gary Chandler.
This release includes two bonus tracks, “Show Of Shows (When I Met Steve..

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...

"Finisterre, one of Fabio Zuffanti's many projects, were founded in the now distant 1994, debuting the following year with a self-titled album that immediately pushed the band at the peak of the reborn Italian prog scene of the '90s. It was the beginning of a beautiful story that lasted about ten years, marked by four wonderful releases that still don't suffer today from the inevitable passing of time. And from that beginning, 25 long years have already passed: reformed for Zuffanti's Z-Fest event in...

Mats Gustafsson - flute, baritone sax, live electronics
Johan Berthling - electric bass
Andreas Werliin – drums
Goran Kajfes - quartertone trumpet
Mats Aleklint - trombone, sousaphone, horn arrangements

“Fire! tracking new paths and reaching new levels of excellence, still honoring their 12-year-old vow of presenting a fresh approach to improvised music. Their debut album, You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago, was released in 2009 to wide international acclaim. "The basic strategy of..

Mats Gustafsson - tenor, baritone and bass saxophones, live electronics
Johan Berthling - electric and double bass
Andreas Werliin - drums, percussion and feedback

"Very much a tight knit unit with three equal players, Fire! has been likened to powerful guitar led trios such as Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, but with Johan Berthling's heavy, doom-laden basslines being such a typical identifier, you can't help but think of Black Sabbath's debut album (1970) when it comes to...

“Original score by Krzysztof Penderecki. New reading and conduction by Mats Gustafsson.
The first (and until now only?) recorded interpretation of Krzysztof Penderecki's Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra took place in 1971 at Donaueschingen and featured the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by the great Polish composer. That orchestra also consisted of 14 musicians, including international jazz heavyweights such as Kenny Wheeler, Peter Brötzmann....

"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...

Limited to 199 hand-numbered copies.

“Alison O'Donnell will be familiar to folk (and rare vinyl) fans the world over as founding member of Irish prog-folk band Mellow Candle, whose only album (the 1972 classic Swaddling Songs) now fetches upwards of £1000 on the rare occasions an original copy comes up for sale on eBay. Here she teams up with London-based "folk noir" outfit Firefay for an album of dark folk beauty.
At the core of Firefay are Adam and Carole Bulewksi -- Carole's French...

“Originally available only in sex shops in the Netherlands, this is one of the rarest psychedelic LP’s ever to be recorded in Europe. A crazy dadaistic psychedelic jam that is a cross between cosmic stuff and a deadly blast of Krautrock similar to Brainticket’s “Cottonwoodhill” (but recorded years before!) some Pink Floyd-sounding organ atmospheres and several crescendos of insane horror screaming backed by raw organ and drumming. Highly recommended to fans of Can, Agitation free, Brainticket, Magma...

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.

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...

“I had not paid attention to The Flower Kings for about a decade. After listening to Waiting For Miracles I’ve decided I need to look into the albums I missed. This 2 disc set is very compelling from the soaring vocals to the ensemble instrumental sections. As a band they feel more complex but tight. The recording is excellent as well.”

“THE FLOWER KINGS are back! After 2018’s much-lauded solo effort ‘Manifesto of an Alchemist’, Roine Stolt (Transatlantic, The Sea Within, Anderson/Stolt etc.) and..

This is a minor classic of 1974-era French electronic space/frazzle, and features great contributions from Richard Pinhas! Recommended.

"Fluence is the brainchild and first release of sound artist / provocateur Pascal Comelade. Recorded in Montpellier, France in 1974-1975, the project consists of exploratory electronic pieces in the Fripp & Eno vernacular with a Kosmische tinge.
'A Few Reasons To Stay / A Few Reasons To Split,' a title inspired by Swiss conceptual artist Urs Lüthi, features.

Surprisingly good, completely and utterly unknown 1973 prog rock which has never been released or heard or known about until now. Vocals are not strong, but everything else is!

“Searing art rock monsterpiece dominated by a relentlessly coruscating lead guitar sonic attack as if played by a demonically possessed John McLaughlin.
Flux is ex–Babe Ruth, ex–Motiffe, with lead guitar by John Grimaldi before he joined Argent and worked on their prog masterpiece ’Circus’.
This LP is taken from.

Weasel Walter (drums, percussion, guitar, bass guitar, electronics, electric sitar)
Matt Nelson (soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, bass and contrabass clarinets)
Tim Dahl (bass guitar)
Brandon Seabrook (guitar)
Henry Kaiser (guitar)
with Brad Laner (synthesizer) and V (tinkerbells)

As Weasel said to me, this one “is a ‘70s Miles record on steroids; some of the craziest shit Henry has done in a long time.” He also said: “The Flying Luttenbachers return with yet anoth

First-ever vinyl issue of this 2007 FL release, and actually a Weasel Walter album in disguise. Originally planned to be performed by a full band version of the group, including guitarists Mick Barr and Ed Rodriguez, like their incredible, amazing and unfortunately out of print last album Catalclysm, except that those musicians weren't available.
Not being someone who likes to dwell on past works, Weasel documented the material he had created for the group, playing (quite well) all the tracks...

Weasel Walter (left guitar)
Matt Nelson (tenor saxophone)
Katie Battistoni (right guitar)
Tim Dahl (bass guitar)
Sam Ospovat (drums)

Fine, new, very composed instrumental, brutal-prog style release from Weasel and pals, in a tough, two guitar, tenor, bass, drums quintet.

“Roaring out of the gates is the 15th full-length album by no wave/punk jazz/brutal prog iconoclasts The Flying Luttenbachers, led by founding member and main composer Weasel Walter. There's a few

“Focus is known around the world for its iconic albums. The NEW STUDIO ALBUM Focus 11 features:
The band’s 11th studio album showcases the current line-up’s new music and this limited vinyl edition features new artwork by ROGER DEAN.
This is the first new Focus studio album in SIX YEARS!
The same line-up of the band is touring worldwide in support of the album throughout 2019, building up to a 50t

The world's greatest Chilean Krautrock band. The world's only Chilean Krautrock band, but, seriously, these guys are quite great!
And you know that they’re smokin’ the right thing for the task of being the world’s greatest Chilean Krautrock band when they name their fourth album “I”...

“...trance-inducing hypno-psychedelic, ethno-motorik star-gaze rock atmospherics that slowly build & expand to the outer reaches of the universe in a rolling percussive, mesmerizing splendor. It’s a lope-along

“This is an unpublished public recording by Brigitte Fontaine and Areski Belkacem dating from 1973. Areski Belkacem and Brigitte Fontaine, major artists of the French counterculture, were often be censored or deliberately ignored by the media due to their libertarian positions. Obtaining success at a late stage, it was not until the album Kékéland in 2001 and Rue Saint Louis en l'Ile in 2004, for Brigitte Fontaine to earn gold records.
At the turn of Brigitte Fontaine's career, when breaking away....

“One of the dozen best British pop albums of the late Sixties” – Mojo

“Forever Amber’s The Love Cycle, though, resides in a secret garden all of its own, bursting with unfettered melodic glee and the pop experimentation prevalent in the provinces in 1968.” – The Times

“A Holy Grail item for psychedelic pop aficionados, Forever Amber’s The Love Cycle is, along with Dark and the first Complex album, one of a triumvirate of must-have private pressings from the UK.
Sounding like a blend..

"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...

Excellent electronic music that is more than a little bit informed by 70s system music. A winner!

Forma's fourth album continues with the expanded sound of their Kranky debut, 2016's Physicalist, blending acoustic instrumentation with their standard analog synthesizers and sequencers. It's much more concise than that album, however, sticking to the single LP time frame of their first two releases. As ever, the trio maintain a balance between live improvisation and programmed elements, blurring...

"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...