• 01. Hair
    02. Aquarius / Let the sunshine in
    03. Protest
    04. Free fuzz
    05. One
    06. two
    07. three
    08. Real far out
    09. Free drum
    10. Distortions of darkness



    [engl] In the late 60s, a bunch of mysterious psychedelic exploitation albums were released by the budget Crown label in the US. Issued under different band names (The Firebirds, Underground Electrics, 31 Flavors?) , they were recorded by an anonymous group of studio musicians. ?Hair? by 31 Flavors is the counterpart to ?Light My Fire? by The Firebirds. Along with demented raw garage covers of ?Hair? and ?Aquarius?, it contains some of the heaviest, fuzzed out exploitation sounds ever committed to vinyl. You can hear echoes of Blue Cheer, Hendrix and Sabbath, featuring proto- doom, heavy- psych bombs like ?Distortions of darkness One of the best of the psych- ploitation LPs, with more fuzzzz than a dozen 1971 private press hardrockers. Great raw live feel, wild playing and excellent fuzz riffs? Patrick Lundborg (Acid Archives)
  • 01. Namaqua
    02. Nirvana
    03. Amanzi
    04. Kharmatic Prelude
    05. Mrdangan Musings
    06. Mahasrashna
    07. Kharmatic Conversations
    08. Haryana
    09. Duddle–Dup
    10. Namaqua Reprise



    [engl] The 40 Watt Banana, formed in 1968, was a unique band in New Zealand, the only group that ventured into the esoteric realm of Indo–Afro psychedelic music. "Peeled" includes their sought–after 45 from 1971 (the sitar–psych–dancer "Nirvana") plus previously unreleased recordings full of sitar, tabla, sarod, tanpura, trumpet, recorder, effects, tape echo... Formed by Kevin Clark and Dave Parsons, initially as a jazz combo playing in restaurants, they soon incorporated elements of Indian and African music to their sound, after some soul searching and spiritual experiences. The result was an atmospheric, spacey, improvised sound. In 1971, they released their only 45 for the HMV label. It featured a great sitar–psych track, "Nirvana", similar to other psychedelic jazz–pop–funk experiments from the time such as "Mathar" by Dave Pike Set. But during the late 60s and early 70s, the band also recorded other stuff which has remained unreleased until now.
    EAN 4040824088606
  • 01. You're Mine
    02. Pleasure Of Your Company
    03. Free Fall
    04. I See Her
    05. My Independence Day
    06. Minister To A Mind Diseased
    07. Tables Of Grass Fields
    08. Show Me That You Want To Go Home
    09. Sitting
    10. Nevermore
    11. Answer To Yesterday
    12. I'm A Little Boy


    Out of the Bachs

    [engl] 60s garage- psych moody monster! ''Out Of The Bachs'' was released in 1968 as a private pressing of 150 copies and it's one of the rarest USA 60s garage / teenbeat albums ever. The band consisted of five young kids from Chicago, regulars at local teen dances, who decided to release an album as a testimony for their fans before splitting up. Recorded and mixed in just 10 hours at a makeshift studio, ''Out Of The Bachs'' offered 12 amazing self- penned songs with a sound ahead of its time. Pure teenage- angst vocals, crashing Rickenbackers, fuzz outbursts, killer moody tracks. Sadly, all previous reissues of the album failed to capture the true sound of the original, until the Time Lag label reissued it in 2011, remastered from a pristine original vinyl copy. Out of print for many years, we present a new vinyl reissue using the same audio master as the Time Lag edition. File next to Rising Storm, Fantastic Dee- Jays, The Savages Best audio source just like the ultimate, OOP Time- Lag reissue Insert with detailed liner notes and rare photos
    EAN 4040824085421
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    Get soul

    Zwölf 60´s bzw. frühe 70´s Perlen gesungen von Benny Gordini, verstärkt von Musikern des französischen Larsen Labels. Jungle surf, french garage beat, rhythmnblues, hammond groove, rock steady, latin soul, afro funk, interpretiert und umgesetzt von den The Waistcoats, Curlee Wurlee, The B Soul All Stars, The Slow Slushy Boys, Lou & Dine, TeenAxel Soul Arkestra, Dem & Xine from les Godzillas.
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    Ring a dang doo

  • 01. Poor Moon
    02. My Time Ain't Long
    03. Nebulosity
    04. Change My Ways
    05. On The Road Again
    06. Childhood's End
    07. Alan's Intro
    08. Going Up The Country
    09. Time Was
    10. My Mistake
    11. Pulling Hair Blues



    [engl] Blind Owl Wilson was a truly great guitarist and vocalist whose deep well of psychedelic blues songs were buried amongst the catalog of major label rockin’ blues band Canned Heat. Blind Owl served as Canned Heat’s guitarist and would chip in a song here and there as a front man. A couple of those songs became huge hits in the 60’s – “Going Up The Country” and “On The Road Again”. Blind Owl’s songs for Canned Heat stood in stark contrast to the bands blustery blues rock – his was a gentle and nuanced voice and the themes of his song were all about personal heartbreak, grasping for cosmic understanding, and ecological justice. Here we have an LP of Blind Owl’s songs from Canned Heat’s records –left to sit alone and take you somewhere unexpected. Blind Owl’s personal vision quest can be heard throughout these songs. “Poor Moon’ tells the tale of Alan’s heartbreak as he watches the moon being misguidedly bombed by man, ‘My time ain’t long’ confronts death, “Parthenogen in 3 Blind Owls’and ‘Parthenogen childs end’ take you to the psychedelic limits, and oh yes, we have the hit tunes on here too. Co-release with Sutro Park records. A true psychedelic masterpiece!
  • 01. Susie Q
    02. Tousaw
    03. Friday Fish
    04. Prodigal
    05. My Life
    06. Strange Power
    07. Cement Jungle
    08. Ruins
    09. Disaster
    10. Loser


    Blind Ravage

    [engl] Blind Ravage were formed in Montreal in the late Sixties by well- seasoned musicians, including keyboard virtuoso Serge Fleury and ace guitar player Jean Charbonneau. In 1971 they released their only album on the Crescent Streel label. Hard- rock with bluesy overtones, heavy guitar playing, punkish vocals and swirling Hammond organ. Nine original songs plus a killer hard- rock version of ''Susie Q''. Here's the first ever vinyl reissue, featuring remastered sound and insert with linernotes.
    EAN 4040824085261
  • 01. Same Old Bus
    02. If You Want This Love
    03. Up The Hills
    04. Moped Girl
    05. Universal Friend
    06. I Wonder
    07. Step By Step
    08. Watching The Moon
    09. Bilder
    10. Keep On Trying



    [engl] Writing somber songs that you want to play over and over agian or pop tunes that never comes off corny and singing them with perfection without sounding con- trived takes a unique voice. César Vidal from Swedish psych/60s/garage/indie-act Caesars aka Caesars Palace has that voice and he makes it all look so easy. The tracks on his debut solo album are ageless and could have landed softly into any decade from the 60s and onwards. There are hints of just about everything from jangly psych pop, British invasion, surf, shoegaze, lo-fi and punk, all delivered with the golden voice of a sad angel. César Vidal is a seasoned player after years with his band but here he really gets to stretch out and take full command of his entire musical universe without com- promising. Give a grain of sand lots of time and a pearl takes form in an oyster. César Vidal delivers not only a pearl but a necklace of perfect songs on this stunning solo debut. There are no fillers here, only killers.
    EAN 7331915024717
  • 01. Voyage Of The Trieste
    02. In The Past
    03. Inner Mystique
    04. I'm Not Like Everybody Else
    05. Medication
    06. Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go
    07. Baby Blue
    08. I Ain't No Miracle Worker


    Inner Mystique

    [engl] Reissue of 8 song 2nd alb, with 2 great covers of "I'm Not Like Everybody Else" & "It's All Over Now Baby Blue" but the rest:
  • 01. Secret Rendezvous
    02. Judgement Day
    03. This Is My Voice
    04. Trouble Everyday
    05. Take A Ride
    06. Talk Talk
    07. Bed
    08. Bombay Pipeline
    09. Desolation Row
    10. I Can't Seem To Make You Mine
    11. Till The Daylight Comes


    This Is My Voice

    [engl] Iconic California psychedelic punk legends The Chocolate Watchband are touring to celebrate the release of their new album (released by Dirty Water Records), led by founding and current members, vocalist David Aguilar and guitarist Tim Abbott, plus Gary Andrijasevich on drums. Second generation fans, guitarist Derek See and bassist Alec Palao (Grammy-nominated producer/ historian ), bring their enthusiasm and love for the music to the table to help weave THE sound which both faithfully recreates the sonic energy and tone of the original recordings, as well as giving a rare edge to ?new material that is a logical progression to the bands legacy. Documented as influencing legendary bands far and wide within the psych, garage, and punk scene for the past 50 years, their live performances sizzle with the same outrageous audacity of the late 60s scene they helped usher into the San Francisco Bay area ballroom scene. The group was also seen as featured bands in the 1967 cult films Riot on the Sunset Strip and The Love-Ins, and their powerful stage presence continues to the present day in a timeless stage show which is oozing electric cool-aid energy. While the bands' music was a cherished secret of record collectors for many years, the music is now available to be heard by everyone, which has ushered in a new fourth generation of fans around the world, who hear the Watchband sound as it has reverberated into the psyche of the class of 2018 psychedelic bands. Their newest songs resonate with genuine political rebellion in our current times, which can be heard in the lyrics of the new song ‘Judgment Day'."I wrote 'Judgment Day' as the country was still in recovery," says lead vocalist and founding member David Aguilar of the days following the 2008 market crash. "Families were living in their cars. It was a terrible time for the American dream. It resulted in the anger that put the current president into the White House. The Who were wrong, Americans can get fooled again!"
    EAN 5055869561976
  • 01. Black Roses
    02. Sand
    03. A Child's Smile
    04. Street Singer
    05. The Ballad Of Freddie & Larry
    06. With All In Mind
    07. Mr. Blue
    08. Think Again
    09. They Who Have Nothing
    10. How Many Days Have Passed
    11. Night Sounds Loud


    Clear Light

    [engl] Imagine it is 1967 and you hold a record in your hands with some guys on the cover dressed in what was fashionable among youngsters at the time standing in a patch of palm tree forest and a rolling band logo in light blue above them. It could be anything for sure but you know that it might be promising. Now you get to know that these guys are from Los Angeles and since you are aware of the vibrant Californian scene now your interest awakes. And here is where the fun begins. What might have been just one album out of so many equally good ones from 1967 - there were a hell of a lot struggling for your attention - the first fuzzed out rocker already sends your soul into a state of simmering excitement and the further you explore this piece of morning maniac music the more colorful aspects of their creativity will enchant you. Dark or at least gruff rock tunes with a quite heavy fuzz guitar take turns with melodic tunes that have these lush clean guitar harmonies you rather expect from THE BYRDS but since you are also aware that both bands originate from the same city and scene it is no wonder that CLEAR LIGHT got heavily influenced by their compatriots. They still try out different twists and turns on psychedelic pop and rock, early heavy stuff and garage sounds. Their melody writing is just captivating. The most outstanding track on this album to me is “Mr. Blue” for its remote structures far from the typical pop tune. It starts with a sluggish roll on the floor tom that reminds you of a scene where a convict slowly walks up to the gallow while the judge reads the sentence and indeed there is a voice that speaks to “Mr. Blue” and tells him about his fate. In between the track turns into a classic heavy garage rocker with a catchy chorus line and with each verse there are more and spookier guitar howls joining the speaking voice. The grand finale of “Mr. Blue” is an instrumental explosion of pure garage psychedelia. A piece like this is quite typical for the era but also above awesome as in many cases. More colorful pop with changing rhythms and memorable melodies will come hereafter. Contemporary rock acts that were playing in a similar league musically for sure were THE SEEDS, THE BYRDS, THE COUNT FIVE, THE SHADOWS OF KNIGHT, BLUES MAGOOS, so you will know what to expect from CLEAR LIGHT. And they used to have everything a band needs to become a major act on the scene back then. So let us drag this classic back to the light and inspire younger generations with their brand of stormy harmonies and forceful fuzz guitars on body shaking rhythm patterns.
    EAN 5291103811371
  • 01. La Roue
    02. The Wheel


    La Roue

    [engl] COMMUNICANT is the brainchild of Dylan Gardner, who wrote, recorded, produced, and played most of the instruments on The Wheel and La Roue taken from the band’s debut full-length effort Sun Goes Out that consists of heavily psychedelic pop-rock. The Wheel is another beautifully melodic song that is synth-heavy and trippy. La Roue is the Wheel French singing version by Natasha Recoder. For lovers of 60s psych.
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  • 01. Now That You Found It
    02. Salty Jam
    03. Theme
    04. Too Much
    05. River City
    06. People's Fair
    07. Mother Earth
    08. The Heavy Boogie


    Cosmic Michael

    [engl] Ultra- crude basement garage psych and acid- boogie- blues from 1969!!! Who was the mysterious Cosmic Michael? Nobody knows for sure?rumour goes that he was a freak from New York who later relocated to the West Coast after living the Woodstock dream. That's all we know about him. But before vanishing without trace, Cosmic Michael self- released a couple of primitive, home- made albums on his Bliss label. This is his first one, DIY stoner bluesy garage psychedelia with crude organ, guitars and vocals. Featuring underground classics like ''Cosmic Michael Theme'' (covered in 2013 by neo- psych band Psychic Ills) and ''Now That You've found it'' among others. First ever vinyl reissue, original artwork, insert with reproduction of the original poster plus pasteable reproductions of original LP labels like those that came with the original release.
    EAN 4040824085018
  • A1. Country Joe & The Fish - Flying High 4:49
    A2. Country Joe & The Fish - Thought Dream 6:45
    A3. Country Joe & The Fish - H-Bomb Song 3:53
    A4. The Byrds - So You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star 2:47
    A5. The Byrds - Goin' Back 4:31 / A6. The Byrds - This Wheels On Fire 4:35
    B1. Moby Grape - It Depends On You 7:35
    B2. Moby Grape - Changes 4:22
    B3. Moby Grape - Leavin' 1:57
    B4. Moby Grape with Big Brother & The Holding Company - Jam 5:08


    It Crawled Out Of The Vaults Of KSAN 1966-1968 - Volume 3: Live At The Avalon Ballroom 1967 & 68

    [engl] This series of live albums comes from the KSAN radio station vaults and features material recorded and broadcasted at several occasions at either the Filmore Auditorium or the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco during the years 1966 to 1968. Some of the hottest rock bands of the era got captured there on tape. Now we move straight to ?Vol. 3? of this series and it begins with a set of three songs by none less than COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH fronted by legendary singer / songwriter and former G.I. Country Joe McDonald who created the probably most notorious Anti Vietnam War tune ever, ?I feel like I'm fixin to die? which is unfortunately not included here. Three songs build the first half of the A Side of which the first two can be located on the studio versions on the 1967 albums ?Electric music for the mind and body? and ?I-feel-like-I-m-fixin-to-die?. The ?H ? Bomb ? Song? is a cool acid-gospel tune with a pure jam around the actual song. Next come THE BYRDS with another three tunes from their ?Younger than yesterday?, ?The Notoriouos Byrd Brothers? and ?Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde?, some very stoned announcements and a little discussion if they might play another song which in the end happens to the excitement of the audience. MOBY GRAPE whose founding formation featured Alexander ?Skip? Spence, former drummer of JEFFERSON AIRPLANE rage through a set of kicking power rock, psychedelic blues and jam tunes. The last track features their friends BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY. This whole album perfectly aligns the spirit of the day when the world stood at the edge of the third world war which partly got fought in South East Asia already and thousands of young Americans died in the jungle while on the other side of the ocean a whole generation of youngsters stood up to free themselves and generations to move away from the strict traditions. So this album does not only guarantee musical joy in abundance but also takes you back to a time when the young minded were more determined to go new and better ways and everything seemed possible for everything was free to be tried. The music here is a proof how songs can work as a vehicle that carries your spirit everywhere. The sound once again is rough but clear, the performances of all three bands are way more loose as those on their studio tracks but this precisely is the final ingredient to make this album a memorable and well loved experience.
    EAN 3891121306129
  • 01. If You Can
    02. Walkout of my mind
    03. Maiden Girl
    04. Walking Through My Mind
    05. A Little Faith
    06. It’s Her
    07. Lesson To Learn
    08. In Love My Friend
    09. Do My Thing
    10. What You Do To Me



    [engl] Cykle was formed in 1968, North Carolina, when gifted musician and songwriter Jimmy Sossamon (previously in famous local band The Young Ones) heard a local group, the Glory Cykle. He was so impressed that he approached them about becoming their manager. The band -- guitarists Ralph Stevens and Jeff Hardin, bassist Grady Pope, organist Rick Wilson, and drummer/vocalist Ken Allen -- practiced at the studio Sossamon had built in his parent's garage, and by the end of the year, Sossamon took up the drummer’s seat to free up Allen as lead vocalist. Band’s name was shortened to Cykle and in early 1969 they began recording an album consisting entirely of Sossamon originals. The resultant eponymous LP was released later that year as a private pressing of 500 copies on the band’s own Label Records. But despite the 1969 release date, “Cykle” sounds straight from the 1966-67 garage-punk-psychedelic book.
    EAN 4040824086329
  • 01. Tiger Phone Card
    02. Seeing Hands
    03. One Thousand Tears Of A Tarantula
    04. Sober Driver
    05. Lost In Laos
    06. Tokay
    07. The Deepest Lake
    08. Sleepwalking Through The Mekong


    Dengue Fever 2003-2015

    [engl] Dengue Fever is what happens when musicians are record collectors, travelers, revivalists and extenders of tradition. At the inception of the band, they drew from the classic psych-surf repertoire of artists like Sinn Sisamouth and Ros Serey Sothea, whose modern, globalized musical visions made them targets during the Khmer Rouge genocide. Like the Cambodian artists who gave them inspiration, they understood that pop music is a hybrid. Just as American rock was refracted within the sounds of Phnom Penh during the 60’s and 70’s; Dengue Fever sent the music back through the looking glass of indie rock, Ethiopian jazz, and trans-national psychedelia. With love for the music and respect for a culture that belonged only to singer Chhom Nimol, they soon developed their own original songwriting and innovative sound that could only have been born in Southern California.
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    EAN 5904224870546
  • 01. Moon Gas
    02. Maid Of The Moon
    03. Isn't It Odd
    04. Stella By Starlight
    05. Imagination
    06. Space Reflex (Blues In 5/4)
    07. Bye, Bye Blues
    08. They Can't Take That Away From Me
    09. For All We Know
    10. Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune)
    11. I'm Glad There Is You
    12. Star Eyes


    Moon Gas

    [engl] The jazz genre spawned a couple of quite colorful subspecies that were part of important pop cultural movements to let the ordinary man escape from the daily grind. Two of the most prolific pop jazz spheres were Exotica Music which accompanies with the Tiki Culture omnipresent throughout the 50s and early 60s and Space Age Music, a rather pop oriented accessible style with hints of swing and vocal jazz spiced up with quite mind altering sound effects. “Moon gas”, a cooperation between pianist / organist Dick Hyman and singer Mary Mayo, hits the center of the space age genre directly and shows a diversity of aspects from rather dreamy tunes with melancholic and really haunting vocal melodies courtesy of Mrs. Mayo to groovy, swinging compositions that invite you for an easy dance. Still you have to turn your mind from all these strange little sounds that whistle and sparkle around the rather uncomplicated easy listening jazz pop compositions. The songs alone would certainly be on par with the best contemporary hit tunes of their age but what really makes them outstanding is this combination with the sound world of a space laboratory or commando bridge of a starship. 1963 definitely was a year where the USA found themselves in a challenge with the Soviet Union about the predominance in space so this type of music fit well with the dreams of the average man to explore distant galaxies even it was only in his mind. About six or seven years later when psychedelic rock had reached a peak and the music was ready to leave the earth behind these early sounds were developed into space rock by groups such as Hawkwind. In 1963 we are still far away from this and what Dick Hyman, Mary Mayo and their fellow, yet unnamed band members create is a rather smooth and calm affair that still pushes your mind towards certain borders of reality. All these funny noises transport you into a world of huge computers with flashing lights onboard of interstellar space ships traveling from one galaxy to the next. You will get a feeling that this album contains nothing but vocal jazz music with a cooled down temper beyond all the arrangements of bleeping, rattling and swooshing. But I am certain you will be enchanted by all the sweet melodies right away and soon drift into a futuristic dream when you spin this little record. The musicians interact tight and professional while Mary Mayo sings with a very distinctive and harmonic style which pets your senses. If you want to take a relaxed trip to the stars I invite you to grab a copy of this classic album.
    EAN 5291103811449
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    EAN 5291103811456
  • 01. Creciente
    02. Las Nubes
    03. Día
    04. Humano
    05. Intencíon
    06. Capricho
    07. Cristina
    08. Desvanecido


    Nada Escrito

    [engl] DOROTHEO was formed in 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico by Benjamín Zárate, Otto Malgesto, Anton Cerda and Vicco González. In 2013 the band released their first self-produced, self-titled album in which they established the essential elements of their sound. In 2014 Dorotheo made their first tour of the west coast of the United States, which was repeated in 2015, 2018 and 2019, highlighting their appearances at festivals such as Viva Pomona! (Pomona, CA), Northwest Psych Fest (Seattle, WA), Flower Fest (Seattle, WA), Portland Psych Fest (Portland, OR) and Caliblablabla Mini Fest in Tijuana. Additionally they have shared the stage with Tame Impala, !!! (Chk, Chk, Chk), Kinski, Masters Musicians of Bukkake, Diminished Men, Los Dug Dugs, etc. NADA ESCRITO is Dorotheo’s third full-length album and a reflection of the band’s evolution through the years. The project's progressive nature and their psychedelic rock foundation has blossomed to a different sonic direction, reminiscent of hauntology music, echoing the experimental spirit of bands like Broadcast, Stereo Lab or Silver Apples, yet landing ideas from latin-american and middle-eastern music among many other influences with their signature song-writing, channeled by the production hand of Hugo Quezada (Progreso Nacional, Exploded View) and the musical possibilities enabled by the new line-up. This album is the follow-up to their celebrated Como Es (2021), which was conceived as a duo integrated by front-man, singer and guitarist Benjamín Zárate and Otto Malgesto on drums and vocals. However, the album release tour was performed as a quintet, introducing new songs with the return of co-founder bassist-singer Anton Cerda, the inclusion of Efraín Valadez on synthesizers and the extraordinary Cynthia Estévez adding a second lead vocal persona, spacey keyboards, hypnotic wind instruments and new lyrics. Together, they created Nada Escrito, expanding their music to a completely new form.
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  • 01. Lovely Lady
    02. I Saw Your Photograph
    03. We Were All Free
    04. On Our Way To Hana
    05. Make A Joyful Noise
    06. Garden In The Rain
    07. Waterfall
    08. La La Does The Boo Ru
    09. Sail It Over The Ocean
    10. Love Is All There Is
    11. The Source


    Merrell Fankhauser (The Maui Album)

    [engl] After his stint with Fapardokly, HMS Bounty and MU, Merrell Fankauser released his first solo album in 1976. Comprised of songs written a year earlier while Merrell and violin player Mary Lee were living in the jungle of Maui, this is a brilliant set of spiritual folk- rock and 70s orchestrated SSW light- pop. The album was recorded at various Hollywood studios, initially sponsored by a producer from George Harrison's Dark Horse label. In fact Harrison was so impressed with Merrell's songs that he expressed interest in playing slide guitar on ''Our Way To Hana''. Sadly, due to internal problems, Dark Horse backed off and Merrell found himself without a label to release the album. Finally, a couple of friends from Maui released it on the small Maui Music label. On the recordings, Merrell and Mary Lee were joined by several studio musicians, among them, drummer Bill Berg, who had played on Bob Dylan's ''Blood On The Tracks''. First ever vinyl reissue with tracks restored to their original running order and original artwork.
    EAN 4040824085292
  • 01. Me Oh My
    02. Silly Sunshine
    03. Bits Of Your Life, Bits Of My Life
    04. For A Very Special Person
    05. The Dreamer Flies Back
    06. Misuderstood
    07. Better Things Are Bound To Come
    08. On A Night In Winter
    09. On Top Of My Own Special Mountain
    10. Mary (The Painter)
    11. All The Colours Of My Book
    12. Going Away Again
    13. A Chance To Be Free
    14. I See You As You Used To Be
    15. Letter From Her
    16. My Friend


    The Love Cycle

    [engl] 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 of Pet Sounds and Odessey & Oracle but with a charming, homemade, lo-fi vibe, The Love Cycle was a concept album masterminded by talented songwriter / arranger John M. Hudson (a kind of Brian Wilson figure), who found in Cambridge band Forever Amber the perfect vehicle for his songwriting ideas. The Love Cycle was recorded in the summer of 1968 at a makeshift studio, located in the basement of a music shop. Consisting of a song-suite revolving around the meeting, courtship and break-up of a young couple, the result was a stunning album filled with heavenly vocal harmonies, electric harpsichord and memorable hooks, including some intense psychedelic moments (the heavy phasing of “The Dreamer Flies Back” and more). Released in 1969 as a private edition of 99 copies, The Love Cycle remained buried until its discovery in the late 80s by psychedelic collectors. Bootlegged several times, the first official reissue came in 2007 thanks to David Wells / Tenth Planet. Out of print for several years, we’re thrilled to offer a new vinyl reissue of this essential psych album.
    EAN 4040824089689
  • 01. Secondhand Love
    02. Lovely Day
    03. As She Walks Away
    04. Glad I Could
    05. Butterfly
    06. Look In The Sky
    07. Goodtime Music
    08. Mr. Blank
    09. Man In A Fast Car
    10. Birthday Card
    11. Madame Magical

    FOX, THE

    For Fox Sake

    [engl] Originally released in 1970 but sounding more akin to ’67–68, "For Fox Sake" is a superb example of UK psych, highly recommended if you’re into APPLE, KOOBAS, ZOMBIES, OCTOPUS, SKIP BIFFERTY, SPENCER DAVIS GROUP, RUBBLES... First ever vinyl reissue with original UK artwork. Remastered sound and insert with photos / memorabilia plus liner notes by band member Steve Brayne. Formed in Brighton in 1968 with roots to the mod–soul scene, The Fox consisted of Steve (Stephen) Brayne on lead guitar & vocals, Winston Weatherill (ex–Gary Farr & The T–Bones) on lead guitar & sitar, Alex Lane on keyboards & vocals, Tim Reeves on drums and Dave Windross on bass. During their brief existence they supported The Herd and opened for David Bowie. Their sound was loud and righteous with great vocal harmonies, tight rhythm section and wonderful keyboard /guitar solos. After getting signed to a London management, they recorded their only LP in one session and they had it released in the UK on the Fontana label and on the USA on Crewe, featuring a different cover. Sadly, the band broke up following year and since the inclusion of "Butterfly" in one of the Rubbles comps several decades later, they’ve become a cult group among psych collectors. "Shed a tear for what might have been, play the album and play it LOUD! 49 years later, I hope you enjoy the echoes of the time. For Fox Sake!" – Stephen Brayne (The Fox)
    EAN 4040824089153
  • 01. Ritual Of The Torch
    02. Poinciana
    03. Strange Echoes
    04. Jungle Drums
    05. Pulse
    06. Lost Plateau
    07. White Goddess
    08. Temple Bells
    09. Lost In The Stars
    10. Zimbahi
    11. Mist Of Gorongoza
    12. Jungle Fantasy


    White Goddess

    Erstmalige Nachpressung dieses exotischen Loungejazz-albums mit "easy listening"-Sounds von 1959. Man glaubt vieles zu kennen, doch diese Platte des Dirigenten und Posaunisten Frank Hunter klingt tatsächlich wie ein aus der Zeit gefallenes Werk für einen Science Fiction-Film. In einem schwülen Dschungel in einem anderen Universum versteht sich! Seltsame Elektronik trifft auf smoothe Cool-Jazz-Songs, unwirkliche Sängerinnen stimmen wortlose Gesänge an und die Stimmung bleibt immer erotisch-realxed. Ein trippiges Vergnügen. Henry Mancini im Drogenrausch.
    EAN 5051890083586
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    EAN 5051890083579
  • 01. If You're Half I'll Make You A Whole
    02. Natural Habit



    [engl] Excellent scuzz and buzz from the wondrous town of Geelong in Victoria, Australia!! A new track from each of these bands: the Frowning Clouds play the almost perfect 60s styled pop smothered in a sheen of fuzz, while the Living Eyes dish out a swift one-two knockout with some of their hummable garage styled thwack! Both these bands have new albums on the horizon, both bands are part of the almost unstoppable wave of killer new Australian underground.
  • 01. Bangkok Cock Fight
    02. Tiki
    03. The Song Of Delilah
    04. Mapuana
    05. Soshu Night Serenade
    06. Off Shore
    07. Shadow Of Love
    08. Lonely Winter
    09. I Will Always Love You
    10. Flamingo
    11. Shangri-La
    12. Jasmine And Jade


    Rains In The Tropics

    [engl] Gene Rains is a hot tip within the tiki scene. His works are not as known as those of Martin Denny or Les Baxters, but musically they play in the same league. Rains colourful compositions write their own story. Once the record starts playing, you'll be taken on a orchestral journey through polynesian isles, treasures in the jungle, old stone gods and also take a short side trip with songs like "Chines Nights" or "Bangkok Cock Fight".
    EAN 3891121306242