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NOWADAY’S RECORD COLLECTING BE LIKE (A SHORT MANUAL):

1.) GET A RECORD – PREFERABLY AN OBSCURE OR RARE LOOKING ONE – AT ANY PRICE
2.) MAKE A PICTURE AND POST IT ON INSTAGRAM – QUICK, QUICK!
3.)* RECORD A POINTLESS 10 SEC. AUDIO CLIP TO PRETEND THE WHOLE THING SOUNDS FUNKY, EVEN IF THE REST IS NOTHING BUT CRAP.
4.) ADD A GOOFY COMMENT AND WAIT FOR SOME OTHER USELESS COMMENTS AND LIKES – TO SATISFY YOUR INFERIORITY COMPLEX !
5.) FILE THE RECORD AWAY FOR EVER AND NEVER LISTEN TO IT AGAIN.
6.) START FROM 1.) AS MANY TIMES AS POSSIBLE...

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Sven Wunder - Harmonica And....
posted a review of Sven Wunder - Harmonica And..... 12 months ago
The new 7" on Piano Piano comes out of nowhere, unannounced and hits like a meteorite. Oh man, how happy I was when I heard it for the first time. What a pearl! It's like the feeling you get when you hear works like Research Of Sound for the first time. You... See full review
René Roussel - Rubriques
posted a review of René Roussel - Rubriques. about 1 year ago
René Roussel seems to have been a really obscure figure in the european library scene. At least for me! It the only library record that you can find in his discography, that is fairly short, too. But this fact does not make this record less... See full review
Federico's Group - Riflessi
posted a comment on Federico's Group - Riflessi. over 3 years ago
Wow, this is a real surprise for a library from 1990! Ambient in the form of chilly breeze vibes performed by a imaginary group by a bandleader that probably never existed. Partly melancholic, partly mysterious, but always breezy and fresh with a... See full review
posted a comment on Rory More - Through The Dappled Dell. over 3 years ago
Absolutely brilliant and (to this day) quite overlooked record. Another gem, suitable for cinematic connisieurs and library fans. One can smell and hear the love and passion for Britih library music on almost every composition. Been almost addicted to... See full review
Ib Glindemann - Release No. 1 - Psychedelic-Happening-Hip World
submitted Ib Glindemann - Release No. 1 - Psychedelic-Happening-Hip World. over 3 years ago
Sven Wunder - Natura Morta
posted a comment on Sven Wunder - Natura Morta. over 3 years ago
This album is absolutely world class and even the greatest and most influential Italian composers, such as Ennio Morricone, Piero Umiliani or Alessandro Alessandroni would have been deeply impressed. Another tribute to the golden age and the world's best scoring music ever... See full review
Sven Wunder - Snowdrops
posted a comment on Sven Wunder - Snowdrops. over 3 years ago
This little treasure is really incredible in all aspects, as we are already used to from Piano Piano’s output. Again, the cover presents beautyfully handcrafted art and is done in the good ol‘ italian library manner, with a fancy font remembering... See full review
Janko Nilovic - Psyc Impressions
submitted Janko Nilovic - Psyc Impressions. over 3 years ago
Sven Wunder - Wabi Sabi
posted a comment on Sven Wunder - Wabi Sabi. over 4 years ago
It's really hard to believe that Piano Piano‘s excellent first release Doğu Çiçekleri (or later Eastern Flowers) can be exceeded. Actually it didn’t even have to be! But Wabi Sabi proves the opposite...

Just looking at the promo pressing alone makes a... See full review
Ferse, Pirton - Vibrazioni - Jazz Rock
posted a comment on Ferse, Pirton - Vibrazioni - Jazz Rock. over 4 years ago
This hidden and (still) widely unknown gem is the perfect record for psych/prog collectors, library aficionados and open-minded listeners, appreciating unusual jazzy accents, occasional but solid funkyness and progressive electronica.

There are at... See full review
A.R. Luciani* - Elettroencefalogramma
posted a comment on A.R. Luciani* - Elettroencefalogramma. over 4 years ago
Fine selection with mindblowing electronica made by the almost mysterious Antonio Ricardo Luciani! Here is a list with the original track titles and origin:

A1 - Battery Farm = Allevamento In Batteria from Panorami Attuali (Montecarlo SM 5006)
A2 -... See full review
Berto Pisano - Interrabang - Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film
posted a comment on Berto Pisano - Interrabang - Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film. over 4 years ago
The ‽ symbol, called interrobang or sometimes interrabang - like in this case - does really exist and is a merging of a question mark and a exclamation mark, just to spread some useless knowledge.

This particular record... See full review
submitted Unknown Artist - Production Music. over 4 years ago
Various - Sensazioni N. 1
posted a comment on Various - Sensazioni N. 1. over 4 years ago
This has to be one of the best and simultaneously most obscure library records that I know. Every single thing about it fulfils my deep desires and needs from the mentally deficient library-music-collector point of view. The whole product is just... See full review
Janko Nilovic - Supra Pop Impressions
posted a comment on Janko Nilovic - Supra Pop Impressions. over 4 years ago
My picture cover version of Supra Pop Impressions comes with the black label and the record itself is super solid and sounds great. Have seen the picture cover with a yellow label record also.

It is widely known that the later Montparnasse 2000... See full review
R. De Filippi*, C. Maioli* - Strumentali
submitted R. De Filippi*, C. Maioli* - Strumentali. over 4 years ago
Carmine Rizzo, Carlo Esposito, Orchestra Filarmonica Di Roma Diretta De Olivio Di Domenico - Nel Cosmo N. 1
posted a comment on Carmine Rizzo, Carlo Esposito, Orchestra Filarmonica Di Roma Diretta De Olivio Di Domenico - Nel Cosmo N. 1. over 4 years ago
Have been watching this unknown record on ebay for quite some time and could not find any references or information about it. The space topic plus the composer Olivio Di Domenico (who looks like he might be Charlie Sheen's ancestor, by the way) has finally... See full review
Richard Hayman - Presents The Electric People
posted a comment on Richard Hayman - Presents The Electric People. over 4 years ago
So good to see this mystery being solved, thanks a lot for the information. This particular Electric People record sounds like s best of funky Boneschi on Usignolo. And it probably is...
Mario Migliardi - Piero Umiliani - Jazz
submitted Mario Migliardi - Piero Umiliani - Jazz. over 4 years ago
Oscar Lindok's Orchestra - The Rhythm Of Life
posted a comment on Oscar Lindok's Orchestra - The Rhythm Of Life. over 4 years ago
ORIGINALLY REVIEWED: March 14, 2018
DELETED: 19th of August, 2019
DELETION REASON: unknown
DELETION PRESUMPTION: ignorance

There is a unidentified and medically not demonstrable virus that many record collectors are infected with. A virus that makes... See full review
Unknown Artist - Thematic Music
submitted Unknown Artist - Thematic Music. over 5 years ago
Sven Wunder - Doğu Çiçekleri
posted a comment on Sven Wunder - Doğu Çiçekleri. over 5 years ago
A little bird told me about this fresh Timmion pressing. Totally love the mastering, cutting and pressing these guys are doing and sometimes I buy records, just because they went through the Timmion process...anyway, this one is quite a huge library... See full review
Coastal County - Coastal County
posted a comment on Coastal County - Coastal County. over 5 years ago
How in the hell does nobody talk about this record? Totally overlooked in my opinion!

This album pays homage to some of the most beloved compositions from the last century and is inspired by David Axelrod, Michel Legrand, Stefano Torossi, Piero Umiliani, Franco Micalizzi and many... See full review
Various - Caleidoscope
posted a comment on Various - Caleidoscope. over 5 years ago
The underwater-related records Mare Romantico and Caleidoscope are siblings, like their bubbly sounding cousins Ittiologia and Biologia Marina, that come from the same family (similar – if not same – composers, same equipment, same studio, same vibe,…).... See full review
Various - Mare Romantico
posted a comment on Various - Mare Romantico. over 5 years ago
The underwater-related records Mare Romantico and Caleidoscope are siblings, like their bubbly sounding cousins Ittiologia and Biologia Marina, that come from the same family (similar – if not same – composers, same equipment, same studio, same vibe,…).... See full review
Blondie Calderon and his Latin Sextet (2) - The Soft Soul Sounds Of Blondie Calderon's Latin Sextette
submitted Blondie Calderon and his Latin Sextet (2) - The Soft Soul Sounds Of Blondie Calderon's Latin Sextette. over 5 years ago
Blondie Calderon and his Latin Sextet (2) - Blondie Calderon And His Latin Sextet
submitted Blondie Calderon and his Latin Sextet (2) - Blondie Calderon And His Latin Sextet. over 5 years ago
Joël Vandroogenbroeck* - Birth Of Earth
posted a comment on Joël Vandroogenbroeck* - Birth Of Earth. over 5 years ago
There are quite some prehistoric caveman-style libs, like the ones with primitive drumming and so on. Really a huge fan of all of that stuff, but if I had to pick the more interesting ones I would go for these:

These two... See full review
Piero Umiliani - Preistoria
posted a comment on Piero Umiliani - Preistoria. over 5 years ago
There are quite some prehistoric caveman-style libs, like the ones with primitive drumming and so on. Really a huge fan of all of that stuff, but if I had to pick the more interesting ones I would go for these:

These two... See full review
Viaggio Attraverso I Problemi Dell'Uomo
posted a comment on Viaggio Attraverso I Problemi Dell'Uomo. over 5 years ago
Viaggio Attraverso I Problemi Dell'Uomo translates into Journey Through The Problems Of Men (or Human?) and is maybe the best and most captivating library series that I know of. The composers that appear on the record sleeves officially and namely are Silvano Chimenti, Enzo Scoppa... See full review
R. De Filippi*, A. Alessandroni* - Vacanze
posted a review of R. De Filippi*, A. Alessandroni* - Vacanze. over 5 years ago
This stroke of a genius (or rather two geniuses!) is still a little under the radar, at least for my taste. It is a strong contender for the leisure/holliday topic... See full review
posted a comment on Modern Sound Quartet. over 5 years ago
Oscar Rocchi fans already know the deal with the Modern Sound Quartet and know what to expect. These are just incredibly good and the players are on point with every single note. Love everything about the four releases this group has made and as a... See full review
Efeso - Magellano
posted a comment on Efeso - Magellano. over 5 years ago
So this seems to be the prequel of the fine Speleologia record, released two years later with the composer Roberto Coccia under his pseudonym Efeso appearing on both of them. Meduse is the same tune as it appears on Speleologia. As with... See full review
Edmondo Giuliani - Il Mare - Musica Con Strumenti Elettronici
posted a comment on Edmondo Giuliani - Il Mare - Musica Con Strumenti Elettronici. over 5 years ago
The original is certainly no audiophile but it does sound really good, even if this seems to be a ultra-micro press.
Minus
posted a comment on Minus "Reggae" Group / The Soft Jazz Group - Instrumental "Reggae" Scene / The Soft Touch Of Jazz. over 5 years ago
Oddball release on Music Scene and a super underrated one. Especially the tunes on A side written by Enzo Minuti. Let me tell you first...this is no reggae at all. If you look for stuff like that, put the record back into the dollar bin. If you are... See full review
Aquarium Sounds - Aquarium Sounds
posted a comment on Aquarium Sounds - Aquarium Sounds. over 5 years ago
This is one beautiful record and i wanted to share some information that i got told by a former Goblin band member in a forum, just before this knowledge disappears for the next four decades...

Apparently eight of the ten tunes from this Aquarium... See full review
Piero Umiliani - La Morte Bussa Due Volte (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film)
posted a comment on Piero Umiliani - La Morte Bussa Due Volte (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film). over 5 years ago
The review by mcdsrecords pretty much nails it! Of course there are mega rarities like Il Corpo (Colonna Sonora Del Film) or La Ragazza Fuoristrada but I would rate this as his best work from his second era. If you look [and listen] close, you can group Umiliani's soundtrack in... See full review
Oronzo De Filippi - Meccanizzazione
posted a comment on Oronzo De Filippi - Meccanizzazione. over 5 years ago
This is the ultimate, the irresistible, the most extraordinary Oronzo De Filippi record ever! A true masterpiece in every way. If I had to keep only one De Filippi record, this would be it.

I read about this almost mythical record on... See full review
Bitter-Sweet Group -  Immagini E Colori 2 - Bitter Sound
posted a comment on Bitter-Sweet Group - Immagini E Colori 2 - Bitter Sound. over 5 years ago
One criminally underrated library heavyweight, that is still quite unknown...

So who the hell is the Bitter-Sweet Group?? Looks like it's another italian library session group with super skilled and talented musicians. One more group where the band... See full review
Unknown Artist - Brani Vari Per Sonorizzazione
submitted Unknown Artist - Brani Vari Per Sonorizzazione. over 5 years ago
Litoz, Dansco (2) - Ostinazioni (Piccola Serie Ritmica)
posted a comment on Litoz, Dansco (2) - Ostinazioni (Piccola Serie Ritmica). over 5 years ago
This elusive record is one of four releases on the enigmatic Ediphon (2) label, composed by Vittorio Nadalin and Luigi Zito using their Dansco (2) and Litoz pseudonyms. It was posted on the... See full review
Mirot - Apprendista Hitchcock
submitted Mirot - Apprendista Hitchcock. over 5 years ago
Shelter (20) - Profondeur 4000
posted a comment on Shelter (20) - Profondeur 4000. over 5 years ago
Can't help myself but that album cover looks just too familiar, haha! Great ambient record by the way...
Unknown Artist - Problemi N° 1
submitted Unknown Artist - Problemi N° 1. over 6 years ago
Narassa - Problemi N° 2
submitted Narassa - Problemi N° 2. over 6 years ago
Amedeo Tommasi - Strumentali: Il Mondo Di Quark
posted a comment on Amedeo Tommasi - Strumentali: Il Mondo Di Quark. over 6 years ago
Il Mondo Di what? The World Of Curd?? Curd like cheesecake??? …without a doubt, this is the weirdest, funniest and most interesting library title that I ever came across. Gold medal winner for sure.

When I read the title, I thought this is a... See full review
Luigi Malatesta - EMR-06
posted a comment on Luigi Malatesta - EMR-06. over 6 years ago
Another one of those outlandish looking artefacts, that [will] cause a endless spaculation. How can one not love a library record where the first 8 tunes go by the name 'Plancton'?

I assume that this was made in the mid-60s as it has the BIEM rights... See full review
The Fine Machine - Habitat
submitted The Fine Machine - Habitat. over 6 years ago
Puccio Roelens - Musica Per Commenti Sonori : Lipstick
posted a comment on Puccio Roelens - Musica Per Commenti Sonori : Lipstick. over 6 years ago
After Feelings and Research Of Sound I consider the Lipstick record the best of Puccio Roelen's work. This album is so good and in my opinion kind of underrated. Maybe it is underrated bacause it is dated to 1979, which is a period that many... See full review
Jezz Woodroffe - (Soundtrack From The Film) Wonders Of The Underwater World
posted a comment on Jezz Woodroffe - (Soundtrack From The Film) Wonders Of The Underwater World. over 6 years ago
How in the [underwater] hell did this not show up on discogs earlier? It is such a stunning record! Never heard of Jezz Woodroffe before but this lavish record must be his masterpiece! Everything about it is so fresh & extravagant (high gloss picture... See full review