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"Re-release of a German avant garde-punk-classic from 1981. Co-produced by Holger Czukay (Can) it was the counterpart of the Czukay album On the Way to the Peak of Normal, in which all the members of S.Y.P.H. also took part."

"In 1976, Uwe Jahnke and I drove to Weilerswist west of Cologne, to interview the band CAN for a student newspaper, in an old cinema where they would rehearse. I was certainly more than exited when we stepped into this holy place. Here it was, the �Innerspace�, the studio....

Keyboardist/composer Jordi Sabates played on a lot of good Spanish albums during the 1970's. He composed and played keyboards (piano, Fender Rhodes, organ and Moog synths) on this album, that he is joined Toti Soler-flamenco guitar, Ricardo Sabates-ele...

Great keyboard/drum duo; they are the modern-day Hansson & Karlsson. This lp-only release introduces a new sound, as Eric Malmberg, the keyboardist, usually only performs on Hammond organ, but here he's got a bank of synths as well!...

"Sister of well known artist Alan Sorrenti, Jenny (or Jane, as she was called in her early releases) was born in Naples from welsh mother, and formed there the acid folk trio Saint Just. With this band she released two albums before embarking in a solo career that only produced two more albums in the 70's.
Saint Just began as a trio mainly using acoustic instruments and mixing together folk, psychedelia and classical influences. The very good results are demonstrated in their first album, released in..

Of all the musicians in the 90's working in the ambient/space/ritual genre, Spanish guitarist/sound sculptor Suso Saiz was one of my favorites, and the several CDs I have by him still get some regular play. He was extremely active in the 90s and less so as time went on, but he is a real talent and this retrospective (his first time on vinyl & with some very rare stuff included) is well needed and well deserved.

"Odisea is a retrospective showcase of solo work from Spanish electronic music...

"Salis are a musical group hailing from Sardinia that revolves around brothers Francesco and Antonio's nucleus, whose family name gives the band their monicker; after the 1971 release of the debut LP "Sa vida ita est" they lived for a short period in Lombardy, where they managed to play with PFM and Mauro Pagani among others; once back home, they released a second LP - "Seduto sull'alba a guardare", effectively a solo album by Antonello Salis - in 1974.
After five years a new quartet was formed, and...

SBE are a current, young Germany psychedelic/space/stoner outfit consisting of
Chris Peters - guitars, vocals, keyboards, sitar
Hans Eiselt - bass
Thomas Vedder - drums.

Their music is heavy and with this one, their fifth, heavily psychedelic with some drone / raga touches.
Each of their albums is great and each one seems to improve on the one before it! You like heavy guitar jams? This is your (brain)ticket to paradise (or at least 45' of really great, fun listening)...

SBE are a current, young Germany psychedelic/space/stoner outfit, featuring dual guitars, bass, drums and vocals. Very heavy, but also still quite psych. Good stuff!

"The performance of the Berlin heavy-psychedelic quartet Samsara Blues...

A previously unreleased album by the Krautrock band famous for the one album they released in their lifetime, Golem.

"2017 remastered edition, with new standard glossy jackets. Texture and feeling of 1975 with boosted audiophile sound quality. Black vinyl version."

"Previously unreleased album by German trio Sand, recorded 1973-1982. Live events in the quarry and an archaic sound formed the background music of the young atomic age. In the meantime, after endless trance garage sessions...

"Numbered edition of 300 copies. Previously unreleased album by German trio Sand, recorded in 1972. His First Steps is a forerunner of Golem, the legendary 1974 album from the cosmic and psychedelic genius that is Sand. After the split of P.O.T., the early Sand submerged as a threesome in the basement of Claudiusstrasse and built up an alchemical assembling shop, where they resurrected the archetypical Golem. Sand considered themselves as an exile community in a fascinating area -- full of distinctly...

"Previously unreleased album by German trio Sand, composed and recorded in 1973, '75, and '76. The once-croaking raven now flies silently over the ocean, higher and higher. Where are you rolling, sun-ball, and why don't you fall? The sandy Golem crumbled into dust. His brave struggle against the mighty forces of darkness soon dissolved in voiceless space. There is something magical and inexplicable in creation, and Sand absolutely manifest these mysterious phenomena. Storytellers, musicians, shamans....

"The best improvisers are the ones that seem to invent and uninvent their instruments right in front of your eyes and ears. Swedish pianist Sten Sandell and Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love are two musical champions with a long experience of doing...

Pharaoh Sanders, tenor sax / Rob Mazurek, cornet / Chad Taylor, drums / Guilherme Granado, synths / Matthew Lux, bass / Mauricio Takara, percussion.

From the same sessions that led to the CD, Spiral Mercury, but there was enough extra material...

Never before released progressive rock from France in 1973. And it's really good! Check out the clips below!

"The label Monster Melodies releases the legendary album of Satan, recorded in 1973. An absolute must in terms of progressive music, never released before in these years.
Luxury limited edition, 1000 copies only, all numbered. Colored vinyl with poster and inserts.
In 1968, in Le Mans (a town in the west of France in the countries of the Loire) some young students planning to...

"There was a time when the strength of a musician's vision transcended all labels; here is a chance to dip into that pool again, and emerge not just refreshed, but alive again with the sense that we all can live in that world again, but most importantly raise the flag for excellence. Fantastic."-Jim O'Rourke ...

"Recollection GRM is one more label within the Editions Mego family of labels. Its aim is to make available on vinyl the vast archives of Groupe De Recherches Musicales (GRM). Being released in batches of two every three months, it will present both...

"The fact that this album appeared at all in 1983 owes less to G�nter Schickert and more to Steven and Alan Freeman, who sought him out for their Krautrock encyclopedia The Crack in the Cosmic Egg. On learning that Schickert had heaps of recordings...

I am personally thrilled to see this return to print; it was available on CD over a decade ago, but has been out of print since then. It is a minor German/Krautrock classic from 1979, which was fairly late in the game. Günter Schickert's first album was released on Brain, but this one, originally on Sky, featured Schickert's pulsing, multi-guitar overdubs with simple, but very effective drumming. Also has a small bit of strange, spoken and sung texts, which very nicely adds to the air of mystery/strangeness

You know Jonas' name because he's in the group Causa Sui and works a lot with the great bands on El Paraiso.

"Passage is the second collaborative album from London-based synth-wizard Ulrich Schnauss and Danish producer Jonas Munk. 11 tracks of breezy, blissed-out electronica and colorful ambient. As the album title denotes, there's a sense of movement in the music these two producers create together: a Schnauss and Munk composition starts one place and ends up someplace very different - something..

"Another dose of whirring rhythms and dark drones courtesy of Stefan Schneider and Sven Kacirek. This time around they have introduced the beguiling tones of Swedish singer Sofia Jernberg on three pieces. The Düsseldorf/Hamburg duo Schneider Kacirek released their debut album Shadows Documents some three years ago. A coarse energy ran through Shadows Documents, drawing on the pair's various excursions to Kenya as producers. Shadows Documents was a somnambulistic interpretation of Kenyan music using drums...

"Kenya meets Krautronics. Stefan Schneider and Sven Kacirek bring African rhythms into dark electronica. Under the auspices of the Goethe Institute and Unesco, Stefan Schneider and Sven Kacirek have spent a fair amount of time in Kenya in recent years...

Manuel Troller - guitar & effects
Andi Schnellmann - electric bass & effects
David Meier - drums

Clarity. Dedication. Skill. These aren’t really qualities that define our time. All too often, our ephemeral reality finds itself reflected in a jittery retro-music that sucks its data from the Cloud – that atomised archive accessible to all.
Schnellertollermeier’s fourth album is their reply to all this: Rights, and it offers ample demonstration..

"On the Red Album Rot, Conrad Schnitzler laid down the direction his musical artistry would take. His second solo , The Blue Album Blau, originally released in 1974, offered confirmation of his intent. Maybe the "Red" and "Blue" tracks were recorded...

Very rare, 1981, vinyl-only release by Conrad. Cover has some dings, small creases and a top seam-split. Disc is EX and unplayed.

"Conrad Schnitzler is as unpredictable as he is true to himself. If this sounds paradoxical, he reconfirmed the assertion in 1987 with an album which posed many questions and offered few answers -- his music more extraordinary than ever...

"Filmmusik 1 is a selection from Conrad Schnitzler's archive.
In Conrad Schnitzler's sprawling archive, there are two tapes marked Filmmusik 1975 A and Filmmusik 1980 B. It is hard to say which videos this music belongs to, particularly as the pieces have been left untitled. Perhaps there isn't really any film material at all. The dates are of no great help either, since the tapes feature the same tracks, albeit in varying degrees of quality.
Filmmusik 1 presents an initial selection of these...

"Bureau B present part two of their Filmmusik double release. In 1975, Conrad Schnitzler recorded various pieces of music to accompany films which had yet to be made. Fittingly, he labelled this collection of songs Filmmusik. Only one of the tracks - "Gute Fahrt" ("Nice Journey") - would ultimately be paired with a film, now traceable on the internet for all to see. The music is included on Part 1 of Bureau B's Filmmusik double release, erroneously entitled "02/1980". Why the incorrect title? The tapes...

Originally released by Editions Block in 1980, the Yellow album contains recordings from the years 1974.

"The chronology of Schnitzler's solo releases in the 1970s -- and even more so in the '80s -- resembles a book with seven seals. Schnitzler..

"In the comprehensive canon of Schnitzler releases, the music on the Gold album stands out a mile in every respect. Judged on the sound alone, there is little to suggest that the material was recorded as long ago as the 1976 to 1978 period. There is...

Originally released by Editions Block in 1980, the Green album contains recordings from the years 1976 to 1981.

"Schnitzler's tracks in the 1970s were lengthy and shared a musical pattern which varied only minimally. Hence the green album has...

"A collection from Conrad Schnitzler's archive, recorded between 1974 and 1975. Just when you think you have grasped Conrad Schnitzler's master plan, every time you kid yourself into predicting what you are about to hear, the next record comes along...

"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...

This gatefold double lp contains the complete recording of a performance by Klaus Schulze at Brussels University on April 16, 1977, as well as a track exclusive to this vinyl edition of the release, " "Invisible Musik," recorded in Schulze's studio in...

Klaus' 10th album, mastered from the original tapes. This is 120 minutes of prime, prime Klaus from 1978, which can be considered the culmination of his prime period works. Klaus Schulze (Big Moog, PPG Synthesizer & Sequencer, Minimoogs, ARP Odyssey...

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.....

The original lineup of the great, radical trio that kept legendarily amazing Raoul Bj�rkenheim active and in the public eye during the early to mid 2000s!
And the rhythm section of Paal Nilssen-Love & Ingebrigt H�ker Flaten were incredible as well.

"XXX is a four LP collection featuring Scorch Trio's recordings. It includes Scorch Trio (2002), Luggumt (2004), Brolt (2008) and a radio session entitled Oval. In Norway, Scorch Trio was greeted with 6/6 reviews in the two biggest newspapers and...

"Classic double live album from this free-spirited international trio, this time expanded with American sax player Mars Williams. Recorded live at Oslo's Caf� Mono and at the Nattjazz festival in Bergen, both in May 2011, this fully shows why new...

"Sylphid Vitalizers is the debut full-length from New York-based banjo/guitar shredder, Brandon Seabrook. Named "NYC's Best Guitarist of 2012" by the Village Voice, his work has been profiled by NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Fret Board Journal, and...

Great to see this very odd album reappear. This is definitely proto-progressive UK styled underground rock, with a lot of invention and ideas being shot about - some of them more successfully than other, but at least they have fresh ideas! When Second...

"Semiramis is one the many "one-shot" bands of 70's Italy. Their only album is one of my favourite albums of 70's Italian art rock. There are fantastic, heavy progressive passages (especially in the middle of the album) with heavy, intense guitar riffs...

"Souffle Continu Records presents the first official vinyl reissue of Essais, the sole album by Semool, originally released in 1971. This LP is the third in Souffle Continu's series of ten reissues from the catalog of the cult French label Futura Records,

Beautiful, legitimate reissue of the first and best by this noted Italian band who were working in a similar vein to Heldon in that they were combining electronics with rock music very early - and they were also very influenced by Robert Fripp - but...

Sofia Jernberg (voice), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello), David Stakenas (guitar), Emil Standberg (trumpet), Patric Thorman (bass).

Formed by the Chicago-based cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm; with Stockholm's Sofia Jernberg, Patric Thorman, Emil Strandberg..

This is an interesting, unique take on 'minimal / systems' music by a composer I wasn't previously aware of. Good stuff!

"Multi-instrumentalist and composer David John Sheppard presents his first bona fide solo album, Vertical Land. The writer and orchestrator behind the acclaimed State River Widening, Ellis Island Sound, Snow Palms, and Leaf recording artists Phelan/Sheppard, Sheppard began the tracks percussively by inserting pencils into guitars to make false bridges, then hammering the...

"You wouldn't really call this free jazz, any more than you would suggest the Danes are trying to communicate the same feverish, Southern Baptist Christian-inspired devotions that gripped Coltrane... Which isn't to say that this is a hollow forgery. Spiritual significance resides in the ear of the beholder. Ragged energy can plunge any soul that's ready into the light. If Shiggajon's joyous noise gets you there, why fight the feeling?"-The Wire

"It's tempting to categorize Danish collective....

First of two much enjoyed & sought after instrumental symphonic rock releases by this guitar/bass, keyboards & drums trio. Their sound was obviously influenced by King Crimson (guitarist Frdrick L'Epe later went on to found & lead Philharmonie, a very King Crimson influenced band), and, in turn, they are obvious influences on some of the modern symphonic rock bands, especially Anglagard. This is comprised of two long tracks & a 3rd short track. If you are exploring classic 1970's French progressive...

"Siddhartha were formed in 1973 in Korntal near Stuttgart. They were named named after a novel by Hermann Hesse. They performed an intelligent mixture of progressive and art rock influenced by psychedelia and folk. Although their 1975 album is called...

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 Guru, with long tracks and plenty of acid-fueled craziness to their very heavy jams.

"What the fuck...'4 Times Sound Razing' tears at the stitches as elements of Guru Guru's first two albums and Alice Cooper's first three are straddled simultaneously ...

�Beacon is the fourth album for the Silver Apples, the "come back album", produced by Steve Albini and originally released in 1997 on CD only. Eight of the tracks were new songs that former exile and Silver Apples leader Simeon had composed with recent additions Xian Hawkins and Michael Lerner. The remaining three tunes are remakes from the Silver Apples's past. A reworking of "I Have Known Love" opens the record. "You and I" is given an appropriate chaotic reading; a wall of cacophonous keyboards forms...