The first album by this German band, recorded in Fall & Winter 1971, & originally released on Pilz. One of the few purely symphonic rock-styled German bands of the early 70's.

"Wallenstein play a sort of spacey symphonic rock on their debut...

The songs covered here give you an idea of the rock / underground rock vibe featured here: Little Wing, All Along The Watchtower and Willie The Pimp!

"Hasse Walli is the legendary guitarist behind early Piirpauke and Blues Section. Between these two groups Walli had a short-lived quartet called Zeus, whose short lifespan lasted from 1972 to 1973. No studio recordings exist, but the band did record a live session on air. After laying in the archives for 45 years Svart are proud to present the...

This is the 1st solo album by the wonderful and wonderfully talented bassist and singer/songwriter Ellen Andrea Wang, known to most of you as the leader of the Norwegian band Pixel.

This is really nothing like Pixel, but you can certainly...

First album by this Crypto band. This is their first album, recorded in late 1973 and presents a very simple, stripped-down approach, with many tracks consisting of only simple electric keyboards (Crumar organ, Wulitzer electric piano, Eminent...

"The Pop-Liisa and Jazz-Liisa broadcast session series presents previously unreleased and forgotten gems from the biggest names of Finnish prog and jazz of the 1970's
Never bootlegged and known up until now only to a few faithful servants (and largely thought to have been lost for ever), these sessions offer a hitherto unrivalled look into the state of Finnish jazz and progressive rock between the years 1972-1977. Imagine if the sessions recorded by John Peel had only recently been discovered, and...

Giorgio Gabriel / electric guitars, 6 & 12 strings acoustic guitars, classical guitar
Valerio De Vittorio / keyboards, Hammond L122 organ and synthesizers
Simone Rossetti / vocals, mellotron, synthesizers, flute
Mattia Rossetti / bass guitars, bass pedals, electric guitars, vocals
Marco Fabbri / drums and percussion
Steve Hackett (Genesis) / acoustic 12 string guitar

The Watch (originally The Night Watch) are a Italian band who started their life as a Gabriel-er

Post punk / post-rock supergroup who play a mostly instrumentally based post-rock / progressive rock / soundtrack-ish music, reminiscent of the groups they come from: Tortoise, Grails, Slint!

"When Watter first appeared fully formed in 2014 as a trio featuring founding members of Grails and Slint, most assumed the mercurial group would vanish into the ether just like the foggy echoes of sound they crafted on their debut album, This World. Instead, they toured the US with their longtime friends in..

Weather Report emerged directly out of Miles Davis' electric experiments (co-leaders Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul both being particpants on his Bitches Brew album).

For me, their first 4-5 years were by far their best and this line of the band..

So, what do YOU expect a band called 'Weeed' to sound like? Yes. They do.

"These guys have a chemistry that allows them to oscillate between highly structured rock songs and psychedelic free-form jams without and inhibitions."-More Fuzz.

"The search for Seattle's freakiest psych-rock band may be over."-Dave Segal, The Stranger.

"Weeed's debut for Important Records, titled This, has an expansive musical vision and an astonishingly mature sound from a young band. Despite their...

A "Zeuhl supergroup" of sorts, this combined musicians from Magma & Heldon into a heavy progressive band that drew it's initial inspiration from Magma, but had their own sound.

Big names here include Bernard Paganotti, Patrick Gauthier, Michel Ettori, & Jean-Philippe Goude. This 1978 release was sort of the last gasp of first generation French zeuhl, but a great swansong it is!

“A reissue of Carl Weingarten's Living In The Distant Present, previously only released on cassette in 1985 on Weingarten's own Multiphase Records. The album is a rare treat for fans of guitar ambient, tape loops, and the experimental side of new age music. When Carl Weingarten is one of the unsung heroes of American minimalism. Even though he's been active for close to four decades, his work is just now starting to receive the praise it deserves. On Living Ín The Distant Present slowly shifting synth...

Dan Weiss-drums, compositions
Trevor Dunn-electric bass
Ben Monder-guitars
Matt Mitchell-piano, synths
Craig Taborn-piano, Fender Rhodes, synths

This is a pretty incredible, rehearsal-intensive, 'math-jazz' release with by a tremendous line-up. Compositionally & performance-wise, it basically sounds a jazzier, recent-era Present. Hugely recommended!

"Starebaby is the upshot of drummer Dan Weiss's long-running dream to bring together some of the most accomplished players

THESE copies have a bent corner and we have knocked $6.00 off the price. They are not terrible, but they are not in perfect condition in terms of the cover (vinyl is 100% new and perfect)
Dan Weiss-drums, compositions
Trevor Dunn-electric bass
Ben Monder-guitars
Matt Mitchell-piano, synths
Craig Taborn-piano, Fender Rhodes, synths

This is a pretty incredible, rehearsal-intensive, 'math-jazz' release with by a tremendous line-up. Compositionally & performance-wise, i

This real rarity of symphonic rock from the 80s was first reissued by Laser's Edge, very early on in their career!

"Werwolf were named actually after the famous band Steppenwolf, which drummer Peter Besting liked a lot at the time (around 1970) .Original crew included also Hartwig Kugoth on guitar and Peter Lorenz on bass.
The band hailed from Olpe and was rehearsing regularly at Besting’s newly built house in Wenden since 1972. Around mid-70's they were joined by Jurgen Goeckler on keyboards.

This is a new project by Ketil Einarsen, who has played flute in Jaga Jazzist, Motorpsycho & White Willow.
This is sort of a very loving homage to 70s Krautrock and while it features a different cast on each song, drummer Mattias Olsson of Anglagard is on every track. Also featured are musicians from Gosta Berlings Saga, White Willow, Wobbler and more!
The retro Krautrock influence and sound is tempered by also having a strong element of Jaga Jazzist in the melodies; sometimes it's like 1975-era.

It's great to see this, the very first album album by Mike Westbrook and band, available again. This 1967 masterpiece - one of the earliest Brit-jazz masterpieces, imo, features an amazing lineup of UK jazz talent: Mike Westbrook-piano, John Surman...

"LP version. This is the third solo album on Rune Grammofon by Norwegian experimental guitarist Stian Westerhus. With The Matriarch and the Wrong Kind of Flowers, Westerhus not only challenges and stretches the limits of his instrument but also comes...

The Phoenix Orchestra :
G. Calvin Weston: Drums and Pocket Trumpet
David Dzubinski: Piano and Keyboard
Elliot Garland: Electric Bass
Tom Spiker: Electric Guitar
Carlos Santiago and Benjamin Sutin: Violins
Ajibola Rivers: Cello
Kayle Brecher: Vocals

“G. Calvin Weston has blazed a harmolodic, funkadelic trail through modern jazz. Listen to the man who funked-up Ornette Coleman's Prime Time Band in the 1980s and worked with legends such as James Blood Ulmer,..

"The return to light of a true gem by modern jazz master Kenny Wheeler. Flutter By, Butterfly was recorded in 1987 and originally published by Soul Note in 1988. Wheeler's visionary musical concepts develop through the interplay of this stellar quintet...

"Storm Season was White Willow's breakthrough album. The Norwegian prog rockers' 4th album was an intense mixture of retro-styled progressive rock and hard rock riffs, topped with female vocals. They have been named "one of the most significant progressive groups of the current era" by The Billboard Guide to Progressive Music, and "the Mazzy Star of prog" by College Music Journal. Their debut effort "Ignis Fatuus", even garnered a stellar review from Burrn!, Japan's leading metal magazine. They have...

Benoit was keyboardist for Magma from 1975 to 1978. Additionally, he released two solo albums in the mid/late 70's, of which this was the second, originally released in 1979. A keyboard/Moog-dominated record that at times gets amazingly heavy and at other times very wonderfully atmospheric, this is sorta comparable in timbre and tone to Jan Hammer's best work post Mahavishnu.

“French keyboard wizard Widemann's (ex-Magma) Tsunami is an incredible mix of electronics and jazz-fusion with prog/avant..

Third and last by the 'post-Pohjola' version of Wigwam. Despite it being the end, this is still a fine effort, with some stunning guitarwork by Recchardt and great, great songs.
This is the newly remastered version from 2018, including new interviews with the band members and manager.
Wigwam’s Dark Album (1977) has a tumultuous production history. The original edition did not go past test pressing stage as the band’s UK label Virgin rejected it. The band returned to the studio to create the...

“Wigwam’s hard-to-find comeback album from 1992 returns to vinyl for a brief moment in this limited-to-500 edition, pressed to celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band. With extensive liner notes.”

"The swan song of Wigwam’s legendary first lineup (Pekka Pohjola, Jukka Gustavson, Ronnie Österberg, Jim Pembroke). The group recorded a series of shows in 1974 and built this live double LP from the cream of those recordings. Featuring a wild 17-minute jam arising from a cover version of The Moon Struck One by The Band, a live rendition of Pekka Pohjola’s solo number Nipistys and many other memorable moments.
The Svart reissue features not only the original liner notes by Tapio Korjus but also new...

The 2nd by the 'post-Pohjola' version of Wigwam. While they were more song oriented than some of their earlier prog classics, this is still a mighty fine effort, and since the incredible-yet-understated guitarist Pekka Rechardt is a full-time member, this can't be anything other than great!
This is the newly remastered version from 2018, including new interviews with the band members and manager.
The second disc features a previously completely unreleased set of alternate early mixes and...

"...a beautiful, strange psych-prog LP with abstract compositions, experimental edges and some funk hints"-Mutant Sounds

"A reissue of Wild Havana's self-titled album, originally released in 1977. Obscure Dutch private pressing of laid-back instrumental psychedelic/progressive sounds with jazz-funk-groove and abstract/experimental/Latin-indigenous touches. Stoned homemade atmosphere with treated/distorted electric and acoustic guitars, flute, electric piano, primitive drum machines/homemade...

"Deluxe remastered reissue of Barney Wilen's 1972 album Moshi, featuring additional artwork and a 20-page booklet of rare pictures, sheet music, and the original liner notes.
Includes a bonus DVD (packaged with exclusive artwork) of Caroline de Bendern's 1971 film à l'intention de Mlle Issoufou à Bilma, documenting this amazing African journey. Limited edition of 1000."

This album was recorded during an extended journey in Africa in 1970 and 1971 with a team of friends and musicians - the...

"The New Tony Williams Lifetime, featuring Allan Holdsworth, live from the Village Gate, New York, September 22nd, 1976.
In 1975, the groundbreaking drummer Tony Williams assembled a new version of Lifetime, this time featuring the visionary guitar of Allan Holdsworth, as well as Alan Pasqua's innovative keyboards and Tony Newton's funky bass. They collaborated on two albums, as well as playing acclaimed gigs. Their unique brand of fusion is perfectly captured on this remarkable set, originally....

Modestly pretty good quality sonics on this bootleg (the only half reasonable sounding live tape that exists) of the band slaying as only this band did. Conditionally hugely recommended.

Tony Williams Lifetime, featuring John McLaughlin, live from New York, November 1969. Having fearlessly merged rock rhythms with jazz during a close association with Miles Davis, in 1969 the great Tony Williams founded Lifetime, featuring John McLaughlin at his innovative best, & the mighty organist Larry Young...

Very, very good and completely retro-style symphonic progressive rock. Willowglass is Andrew Marshall on electric, acoustic, 12-string and classical guitars, analog keyboards (yes, Virginia, including lots and lots of mellotron), bass and bass pedals...

Phillip Wilson, percussion
Olu Dara, trumpet, horn (serpent)
"In November 1977 and May 1978, months before drummer Phillip Wilson recorded his great LP Duet with trumpeter Lester Bowie for the Improvising Artists label, Wilson hit the studio for Esoteric, a recording of solos and duets with cornetist Olu Dara. Wilson (1941-1992) was one of the key percussionists in creative music, the Art Ensemble of Chicago's early trapsman, one third of the fusion band Full Moon, and an all around fount of inventi

"2017 release from the British singer, songwriter, and musician. To The Bone is his expansive, brilliant fifth solo album. It is the follow up to 2015's Hand. Cannot. Erase. (one of Rolling Stone's best albums of 2015). A gloriously dynamic modernist pop record as imagined by the UK s biggest underground artist, To The Bone is Steven Wilson's hat-tip to the hugely ambitious progressive pop records of his youth (think Peter Gabriel's So, Talk Talk's Colour of Spring, Tears for Fears Seeds of Love)."

"The first new recordings from Windy & Carl in more than three years."

"Of the immeasurable legions that blogged and tweeted and pretend-hand-wrung about Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth filing for divorce a few months back, only...

Norma Winstone was the voice of adventurous British jazz of the late 60's and early 70's, appearing on classic releases by Neil Ardley, Kenny Wheeler, Azimuth, John Sevens, John Taylor, Kenny Wheeler and many others. She has a terrific voice and...

"Apparently, Witth�ser+Westrupp came into being at the Essen "Podium" folk club where Walter Westrupp worked as a DJ. Bernd Witth�ser was already known as a protest singer, Westrupp was playing in a skiffle band, and when the two met they realised...

"Beautiful, exact-repro double vinyl in gatefold sleeve of this German duo's fourth and final album, originally issued on Kosmische Musik in 1973. It features a variety of live material from the years listed, including early folk pre-dating their...

"Apparently, Witth�ser+Westrupp came into being at the Essen "Podium" folk club where Walter Westrupp worked as a DJ. Bernd Witth�ser was already known as a protest singer, Westrupp was playing in a skiffle band, and when the two met they realised...

The greatly awaited fourth album from Wobbler! I can't say it is a 'return to form', because all their previous ones are really good, but this one seems more in keeping with the style that blew everyone away when they first appeared on the scene.
Just like Anglagard, they take a lot of influences from the golden period of progressive rock; Genesis, Yes, Gentle Giant, ELP and blend it all into something that is simply "Wobbler" and not just a bunch of proggy parts glued together.

"Necessary reissue of this crucial side by the greatest underground band of your lifetime. Still sounds like nothing else."-David Keenan

"Originally released on Hanson Records, American Tapes and Bulb Records in 2001. Filters circuit bent electronics, fried dub and the dystopian proto-punk of Cabaret Voltaire and Suicide through a distinctly Midwest USA sensibility. The result is a freak classic for the ages.
This release continues to establish LOWER FLOOR MUSIC as a new home for the...

"An exceptional recording, dating from September 1974, featuring a band that has never released an album up to now. Robert Wood, an English vibraphonist, guitarist and singer, is a veteran of the jazz scene, free jazz, jazz and experimental rock having played with Alan Silva, Don Cherry, Gong, Marc Bolan, Sam Gopal, Kent Carter, Bernard Vitet, Lard Free, Christian Vander, Fred Frith and Yannick Top. He spent the majority of his career in France. Woodlands was formed in 1973 with Olivier Didier...

"Wooden Shjips, long-time leaders of the contemporary psychedelic movement, expand their sound with V. On their fifth album the quartet of Ripley Johnson (Moon Duo), Omar Ahsanuddin, Dusty Jermier, and Nash Whalen augment their already rich sound with laid back, classic summer songs. Inspired by the tumult of the modern world, and the desire to offer a contrasting vision of peace, the band has created a record that filters their trademark hypnotic grooves through an optimistic lens, resulting in music....

First-ever vinyl reissue of this classic, total art-punk/art-damage title.
When Henry Cow fell apart in the summer of 1978, the main players in the band dispersed. Fred Frith left England to settle in NYC for a good number of years, getting...

"The first ever reissue of Workshop De Lyon's La Chasse De Shirah Sharibad, originally released in 1975. In France, in the years 1960-1970, musicians pondered over how to transpose the political struggle of free jazz onto a completely different political terrain. One of the first to do so was pianist François Tusques (agitator, theorist and militant) who recorded 1965's Free Jazz, and then continued with Le Nouveau Jazz (1967), French equivalents to the American "New Thing". The word spread, and was...

"The first ever reissue of Workshop De Lyon's Tiens! Les Bourgeons Eclatent..., originally released in 1978. The collective methodology of the Workshop De Lyon led to the creation of the Association Searching for an Imaginary Folklore (ARFI) in 1977, their aims were very much a mission statement "encourage improvisation, spread diverse musical styles and provide means of expression to others with similar ideas, establish a folklore..." Their reference was the Association for the Advancement of Creative...

Edition of 250!

"We were first made aware of this Brooklyn band by Gary Panter. When we asked Gary about some specific projectors for light shows, he said we'd be best off conferring with his colleague, Curtis Godino. And oh yeah, Curtis also helmed a dastardly psychedelic music unit called Worthless. Checking out some of Worthless's previous recordings for Beyond Is Beyond, Stupid Head, and Greenway, we were struck by the weirdness and seamlessness of their psych stretching; if ever there was...

Excellent, fun and rockin' progressive hard rock with great flute leads, reminiscent of heaviest early Tull (Benefit) with a female vocalist. If this sounds like your thing, this is your thing! Recommended!

"The Dresden heavy retro band WUCAN began their quick ascent in 2014. Everything began with their first EP "Vikarma," released in November 2014 on Metalizer Records. This release, which quickly sold its first 500 vinyl copies, received many positive reviews. With all of this praise WUCAN...

Another great release – vinyl only this time – by this fine, Baltimore-based duo of synths and drums who named themselves after a mis-spelling of Faust's communal home and studio. Hey, it's the thought that counts, right?
Seriously, anyone into floaty electronics will love this. This is a shockingly great space album for 2018. Recommended.

"Towards the Shadow, the third full-length from Wume, the Baltimore duo of April Camlin (drums, vocals) and Albert Schatz (keyboards, electronics), offers.

"The missing links in my life's work, no less!" – Robert Wyatt

"Cuneiform has delivered a Holy Grail with Robert Wyatt's '68 ... The sound on '68 is excellent; it was painstakingly cleaned up and remastered from original sources, making this a must for any Wyatt, Soft Machine, or prog head. The booklet also contains a lengthy interview with Wyatt by Aymeric Leroy with comments from Hopper. All killer, no filler." – Thom Jurek, All Music Guide....

This release was his second completely solo album, although Alfie contributes lyrics for the first time - really good ones too! - something she continues to do to this day. This is a remixed and resequenced version of this album.

"Due to a budget shortfall, Wyatt's 1991 LP Dondestan (half of which was centered around poems by his wife Alfreda Benge) was released before being properly mixed. In 1998, Dondestan (Revisited) finally gave these songs-which range from the haunting to the humorous-the...

The first 'post-accident' album by Robert is a classic of great songs, great voice, and emotional depth. With excellent performances from Hugh Hopper, Gary Windo, Richard Sinclair, Laurie Allen, Mongezi Feza.