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posted a comment on Heldon - Stand By. about 13 hours ago
In 1979, when Stand By, was released, was released, the press had already labelled Heldon as the first electric punk group. There is nothing silly in that, Heldon having quickly moved away from the spacey German influences which were not to Richard ... See full review
posted a comment on Heldon - Heldon.6. Interface. about 13 hours ago
At this period the group’s music, as Gérard N’Guyen wrote in the fanzine Atem, was like “a guided tour through the ruins of a civilisation”.
In the middle of the punk wave, the universe of Heldon indeed became more threatening and heavy, echoing the ... See full review
posted a comment on Heldon - Un Rêve Sans Conséquence Spéciale. about 13 hours ago
Having been a precursor of the home studio, Richard Pinhas came to the Davout studios to record the fifth Heldon album Un Rêve sans conséquence spéciale originally released in 1976 on the Cobra label. He had a special space reserved for him, where there ... See full review
posted a comment on Tünay Akdeniz - The Godfather of Turkish Punk. about 13 hours ago
Limited to 500 copies.
Only 75 of these are for the Euro market, rest go to don’t sleep!
posted a comment on Violeta Parra - La Cueca Presentada Por Violeta Parra. about 24 hours ago
In this collection, Volume III of Parra's Folk Music of Chile series, Parra introduces us to the Cueca, a traditional folk music style and Chile's national dance, which is sung and danced at parties and festivities. Although Cuecas were played on the ... See full review
posted a comment on The Autumn Defense - Circles. about 24 hours ago
Wilco's John Stirratt and Pat Sansone blend timeless orchestral pop and silk-soft country-folk as The Autumn Defense. Circles, their expertly realised sophomore album, has long been their most sought-after record. Out of print on vinyl for almost a ... See full review
posted a comment on Felix Kubin - Takt Der Arbeit . about 24 hours ago
Originally developed as a film score "Takt der Arbeit" is inspired by a handful of industrial and instructional films from the early 1960's until the early 1990's that portrait different forms of work. Felix Kubin is translating these historic documents ... See full review
posted a comment on Hany Mehannah* - Agaeb El Rakasat El Sabaa - The Miracles of The 7 Dances. 1 day ago
Reissue (LP+DL) of the belly dance holy grail from the organ king of Cairo, combining traditional rhythms with spaced out modern sounds.

Hany Mehanna, beloved musician and composer of the greatest artists from the Arab world such as Oum Kalthoum and ... See full review
posted a comment on Michel Sardaby - Gail. 1 day ago
World Seven is a record label brought to you by the Paris & London based Africa Seven crew. We have joined forces with a collective of label heads, music freaks & crusty crate diggers to expand our musical quest - to search the world for sounds, vibes & ... See full review
posted a comment on Calibro 35 - Traditori Di Tutti. 1 day ago
Record Kicks proudly presents the reissue of Calibro 35's masterpiece "Traditori Di Tutti" on a limited Gatefold LP edition. Originally released in 2013, the long time sold out vinyl finally gets a re-release in a Gatefold LP format with digital download ... See full review
posted a comment on Harold McNair With Ornette Coleman's Sidemen* - Affectionate Fink. 1 day ago
An incredible record from reedman Harold McNair – one of the key Jamaican jazz players who hit the London scene in the same post-colonial wave as Joe Harriott and Shake Keane – and maybe our favorite of the bunch! Harold's a hell of a talent on both ... See full review
posted a comment on The Winter Consort - The Winter Consort. 2 days ago
The first Winter Consort blends jazz with Renaissance era music, modern avant garde classical and world music in a manner that would have been quite progressive for 1968. I invite those who have dismissed Paul Winter as just another new age musician to ... See full review
posted a comment on Carlos Maria Trindade / Nuno Canavarro - Mr. Wollogallu. 2 days ago
Urpa i musell, the new Barcelona-based record label, feels very fortunate to announce its second release, the first ever vinyl reissue of Mr. Wollogallu, the collaboration album between Carlos Maria Trindade and Nuno Canavarro, originally released in ... See full review
posted a comment on Various - Enfance Orchestra Collection. 2 days ago
Enfance Orchestra Collection is the crystallization of the time we spent, working together. A musical encounter between us and our extended family. This object stands as the manifesto of an aesthetic, a vision and a direction: Ours. A Polaroid of Enfance ... See full review
posted a comment on Thierry Caens - Jericho. 2 days ago
May the voice of wisdom, the trumpet in this allegory, crush the walls of hatred, greed, selfishness, all these values that today transform our land into a battlefield ...". These are the words of trumpet player Thierry Caens to present his album ... See full review
posted a comment on Bugaled/Blove, MMY, Léa Caussat, Käpäk, MTUA, Anna Holveck - SILO003. 2 days ago
Founded in September 2015, SILO is a collective of young artists. The SILO project concentrates both a label of contextual and experimental music as well as a publishing house practicing both lead and digital. Its fields of research, experimentation and ... See full review
posted a comment on Tom Villiers Moriame, Vincent Roussel, MTUA - SILO 001. 2 days ago
The label offers to the artists involved in the project the possibility to gather and experiment a unique sound setting. Inside a large concrete silo, the sound endlessly twirl sand spins around. A narrow door made of cast iron gives access to this ... See full review
posted a comment on Fondation - Le Vaisseau Blanc. 2 days ago
First official vinyl reissue of original cassette ' Fondation - Le Vaisseau Blanc '.
Fantastic cosmic, space, ambient and experimental music from mysterious French duo Annanka Raghel and Ivan Coaquette (formerly of Spacecraft and Musica Elettronica ... See full review
posted a comment on John Wonderling - Day Breaks. 3 days ago
Somewhere between Nick Drake and J.J. Cale. Genre is wrong: it ain't psychedelic at all. It ain't rock, just a singer-songwriter with a lot of talent. I think even better than Nick Drake. Same guitarpickingstyle and beautiful lyrics. I can't understand ... See full review
posted a comment on Bullet Proof Lovers - Shot Through the Heart. 3 days ago
Blue vinyl 180 grs. Second album of this band formed by Kurt Baker with Spanish musicians.
posted a comment on The Primary 5 - Go. 3 days ago
Limited edition (300 copies). For the first time on vinyl (released on CD in 2007),  the legendary second album by The Primary 5. An absolute classic if you like Teenage Fanclub!
posted a comment on The Junipers - Red Bouquet Fair. 3 days ago
A fantastic slice of 60s-tinged English Psychedelic Pop. Although only just released it has "classic" written all over it and will in time be seen and heard as one of the finest British Guitar Psych/Pop albums of all time.
posted a comment on Mihály Raduly*, Erzsébet Szalay*, Robert Casél* - Bright Sun - Fényes Nap. 4 days ago
Highly recommended USA-only released Canterbury-styled fusion jazz progressive similar to Zao, Cos,etc...
posted a comment on Råg I Ryggen - Råg I Ryggen. 4 days ago
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From the country that brought you the security belt, here comes a hell of a loud record that will help you forget how hard you are stepping on the gas pedal.

Widely regarded as ... See full review
posted a comment on Morena Y Clara - No Llores Más. 4 days ago
The apparition of Spanish female duo Las Grecas with their Gipsy-Rock sound in the 70s created quite a boom in the Spanish market at the time and paved the way for other similar gipsy-rock duos.
Morena y Clara were one of them. Launched by bizarre ... See full review
posted a comment on The Crystalized Movements* - Mind Disaster. 4 days ago
- Limited 2017 LP reissue of the first Cystalized Movements LP, Mind Disaster, in paste-on sleeve replicating the original 1983 edition -- on the original label, Twisted Village.
- Formed in 1980 by Wayne Rogers and Ed Boyden, two high school freshmen ... See full review
posted a comment on The Crystalized Movements* - Mind Disaster. 4 days ago
Limited 2017 LP reissue of the first Cystalized Movements LP, Mind Disaster, in paste-on sleeve replicating the original 1983 edition -- on the original label, Twisted Village. The Crystalized Movements were formed in 1980 by Wayne Rogers and Ed Boyden, ... See full review
posted a comment on The Mystic Astrologic Crystal Band. 7 days ago
LA Psychedelic Rock outfit fromt he late 60's. Sitar, baroque suneshine psych pop at it's best! Musically ranging from Beach Boys, over Sgt. Peppers to The Seeds. Imagine a soft version of 'Max Frost & The Troopers' "Wild in the Streets" soundtrack!
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posted a comment on The Art Of Lovin' - The Art Of Lovin'. 7 days ago
The Art Of Lovin's one and only album, originally on the legendary US label MAINSTREAM in 1968. An album full of interesting and imaginative female fronted psychedelic folk rock, for fans of Jefferson Airplane, Fort Mudge Memorial Dump, Yankee Dollar, ... See full review
posted a comment on Harumi - Harumi. 7 days ago
Originally released in 1968 on Verve, Harumi is a classic double album of obscure 'Japan meets Greenwich Village' psych with legendary producer Tom Wilson (Velvet Underground, Zappa, Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel) at the helm, desperately trying to reign in ... See full review
posted a comment on Sally Eaton - Farewell American Tour. 7 days ago
Sally Eaton's 1970 solo album is a unique mixture of rock, folk, pop and swing. The album is very well arranged and Sally's powerful lyrics made this album even better. Recommended for fans of MELANIE SAFKA.
posted a comment on Rhea (11) - Sad Sorceress . 7 days ago
Impossible to find prog with folky female vox. Long complex tracks not unlike Earth and Fire and a akin to Carol of Harvest in the folky parts. Lots of keys, fierce guitars... Has a '72 feel all over. Privately released in 100 copies with lyric insert. ... See full review
posted a comment on Sam Parry (2) - If Sadness Could Sing. 7 days ago
Welsh dreamy. folk psych with a definite Nick Drake feel. Superb laminated cover with the right on-the-edge feel. Fantastic guitar work all the way. Totally unnoticed at the times ! Guitar genius, strong vox all the way ! If you like Bill Fay, try this !
posted a comment on Calcium. 8 days ago
Soon on Monster Mélodies label, the unreleased at the time album by this French psychedelic undergound band from the late ’60s, famous for their sought–after Pathè single.
posted a comment on Contrepoint - Contrepoint. 8 days ago
Sounding somewhere between Soft Machine and Art Ensemble Of Chicago, this LP contains previously unreleased recordings of this French jazz band founded by Jean-Pierre Carolfi and Jean-Pierre Weiller in 1970. Never managing to release an album (til' now ... See full review
posted a comment on Hans Hustle & Tahnee Matthiesen - Contact EP. 8 days ago
Producer Hans Hu$tle and singer Tahnee Matthiesen met while dancing to D'Angelos music in a club in Munich. Although they already knew each others musical projects, only after this they noticed their common love for dark moods and getting lost in ... See full review
posted a comment on Martha High - Tribute To My Soul Sisters. 8 days ago
Without further ado, following DJ Pari's advice, Martha partnered up in Tokyo with one of the hottest names of the new funk renaissance: Japan's Osaka Monaurail. Deeply influenced by the work of James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Curtis Mayfield and with nine ... See full review
posted a comment on Atle Lauve - Atle Lauve. 8 days ago
I have no words to say about this album but; wow... Simply, Wow.
What is this? Who is this dude?
He (Atle) got the funk. Atle got the soul. Atle got the smooth sound of Westcoast. When he was in his teens, he spent all his money on music, women and ... See full review
posted a comment on Gecko Turner - That Place, By The Thing With The Cool Name. 8 days ago
There is an incredible band playing on the album. Guitarist Rafa Prieto and bass player Dr. Robelto, whose Fender Bass is the backbone of the full sound of the Afrobeatnik Orchestra, have played on most of the tracks, with the participation of musicians ... See full review
posted a comment on Mitra Mitra - The Flood. 8 days ago
After working together on one of Violet's solo songs, Heat, the pair decided to continue working together as mitra mitra, with the aim of writing electronic songs not tied to any particular influence or style.

mitra mitra have so far released a limited ... See full review
posted a comment on CoH - CoHgs. 8 days ago
The ongoing relationship between Editions Mego and COH continues with this special collection of works made by COH over a number of years released on a variety of labels. What brings these works together is the incorporation of vocalists and lyrics. ... See full review
posted a comment on Asterix (6) - Asterix. 9 days ago
One and only album by this pre-Lucifer's Friend outfit. Cool German psychedelic rock from 1971! These guys were also involved in highly rated exploitation groups/projects s.a. Electric Food, Hell Preachers Inc., Bokaj Retsiem and Pink Mice.
posted a comment on Sun Ra And His Arkestra* - Sleeping Beauty. 9 days ago
One of the more delicate recordings of Sun Ra's 28-strong Arkestra, 'Sleeping Beauty' drifts in on a cloud of cosmic dust, sounding unlike anything before or after. With drummer Luqman Ali keeping the narcotic funk, but with dreamy solos from other key ... See full review
posted a comment on Tünay Akdeniz - The Godfather of Turkish Punk. 10 days ago
Tunay Akdeniz, who gave a good sample of rock and roll with a quite labor class hero attitude which was in rise by the aid of punk explosion, is on the album with original master tapes remastered songs from the 70’s both in the original versions and with ... See full review
posted a comment on Gary* - Chilling Out. 10 days ago
In his late teens Rev. Gary Hairston wasn’t only serving the Lord, he was also a member of funk outfit OPUS 7, that recorded the great album "Thoughts" in 1979. Although it was distributed nationwide, the group album was not very successful. In 1983 the ... See full review
posted a comment on The Chapparrals - Shake Your Head. 10 days ago
Originally released in 1978, it’s the only known album by this super hot Atlanta, Georgia band. The Chapparrals were known for wild onstage antics, deep funky sounds and for taking no prisoners when they opened for any of the numerous recording acts they ... See full review
posted a comment on Vibravoid - Mushroom Mantras. 11 days ago
Vibravoid are still on their mission for peace and present their new album "Mushroom Mantras" just 10 months after the masterpiece album "Wake Up Before You Die". What Vibravoid already indicated with songs like "The Tascam Mantra" or "Three Minutes For ... See full review
posted a comment on Armando Trovajoli* - 7 Volte 7 (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film). 11 days ago
* Rare Italian soundtrack album for crime movie, composed by Armando Trovajoli
* Features an original artwork and insert with rare photos and extensive liner notes
* 180gram heavy weight vinyl on black
A classic score by legendary Armando Trovajoli ... See full review
posted a comment on Chris Thompson (12) - Chris Thompson. 11 days ago
* Top rare Kiwi/British Folk classic album of all time
* First time vinyl reissue after 44 years of its original release
* Features an original artwork with insert including unseen photos and liner notes by Chris himself
* 180gram heavy weight vinyl ... See full review