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Both songs are exclusive for the single. The A side, on a different version, is featured on their 3rd LP "Once Forever and Again", and the B-side is an exclusive remix by Eat Lights Become Lights. Limited to 300 copies
Limited edition of 200 copies. 2LP set comes on black/white marbled vinyl. Fold-out artwork poster plus 3 art postcards. Housed in full colour printed inner sleeve. Cover art by the now famous Nikita Kaun and also the inner sleeve will feature a full colour amazing portrait of the band by Natalie Foss. Brunt has the painful fuzz, has the heavy hypnotic riffs, has the groovy dark tunes needed to blow your mind and start the fuckin hard jammin. Instrumental stoner rock along the lines of Karma to Burn. The music is lead by classic stoner rock riffs, dripping with thick overdrive to create a sludgy fuzzy bluesy sound backed by the solid doom drums/bass grooves of the Mariess brothers from Channel isle Guernsey.
Limited to 300 copies on black vinyl, this album contains nine tracks that were never released on vinyl before. (Six tracks from an old CD-R promo and three completely unreleased). DA CAPTAIN TRIPS is an Italian psychedelic band that has shared stages with VIBRAVOID, GOLDEN VOID and THE COSMIC DEAD. They play an instrumental heavy-psych and jamming style. The band is comprised of Cavitos (guitar player on OAK'S MARY), Sappah (drummer on 'MYDRIASI'), Peppo (bass) and Ema (synth).
A serious illness to guitarist Brett Savage held up the completion of Dead Sea Apes second full length album for a long while. However, that time was not wasted, as the band meticulously worked over the nuances of the mix and added overdubs. All the key ele-ments of Dead Sea Apes' sound are in place from the 13th Floor Elevators on 'Mogadon' or the album's opener 'Threads', to the dubbed out space drone of 'Planetarium'. Elsewhere, there is the thundering raga inspired 'Regolith' and an overhaul of one of their older tracks, 'Wolf Of The Bees' (named 'Wolf II' here). This is a rich collection that is a summation of Dead Sea Apes so far; heavy hypnotic kraut grooves, unsettling ambience and ghostly dub echoes.
Edition of 300 copies on black vinyl. Scandinavian Prog Rock legends Ketil Vestrum Einarsen (JAGA JAZZIST, MOTORPSYCHO), Rhys Marsh (THE AUTUMN GHOST, OPIUM CARTEL) and Mattias OLSSON (ANGLAGARD, WHITE WILLOW) have joined forces as KAUKASUS. Their debut album is a dark sounding nordic prog album, with traces of Krautrock, art-rock and world music.
Edition of 300 copies on black vinyl. 'Tre Ut Av Tiden' is very melodic and harmonic 24-carat symphonic rock. The sound is dominated by Hammond and Mellotron, often bringing early BARCLAY JAMES & HARVEST to mind. But the emotional Norwegian vocals and the layers of keyboards also evoke the work of fellow Scandinavians HOST and Arabs In Aspic. This is their previously unreleased second album, recorded during the same period as their debut 'Brennende Drommer'.
Old Testament a band formed in Los Angeles in the year 5,772 and fronted by singer and songwriter Jason Simon of Dead Meadow. When Jason started accumulating songs that he felt fell outside the realm of the riff and heavy fuzz of Dead Meadow, he decided to form a new band that tells of a long lost America as envisioned by Harry E. Smith in his anthology of haunting blues, backwards ballads and god- fearing gospel. Warbling guitars, electric organ, singing drums, blown out harmonica, and droning harmonium come together to create a sound residing somewhere between Dock Boggs, Dylan, The Band's 'Basement Tapes', and one of Fred Neil's raga-inspired improvisations as Old Testament emerge from the eerie haze of a long-lost America. Featuring Jason Simon on vocals and guitar, the masterful drum work of Ryan Rapsys, the mournful howl of Oak Munson's harp, the always tasteful Nate Ryan on organ and guitar, and the beautiful Jessica Senteno on the harmonium.
Limited edition of 400 copies on black vinyl. Reissue of the highly rated UK band's 2000 full-length. Full of synthesizers, 'The Hidden Step' successfully links spacerock and prog with ambient, trance and techno. Although this definitely is a ROCK album, it does acknowledge some of the electronic forms that dancers have moved to at underground raves.
Four guys from Darmstadt, Germany, formerly known as Black Lizard, influenced by bands and musicians of the past century. Here is their debut album. The songs evolve to an experience that can not only be heard but also be physically felt - especially when you witness their performance live. Deeply tuned, drifty and massive, their music also comes with quiet and decelerated parts, to give the listener a little breather. Suitable for those who like Clutch, LoPan, Trippy Wicked...
Motor Mammoth more or less sounds like Midnight Ghost Train, High On Fire, Orange Goblin, Peter Pan Speedrock...
REPRESS of a retrospective collecting old songs from the band's history for the first time on CD! This album mixes together some of the best tracks from their albums released between 2007 and 2011, including the bonkers space-rock assaults and roller coaster guitar solos they've become famous for. The track, 'Screaming And Streaming Into The Starlit Nite', is a bit of a departure, however; a downbeat sax-powered groover recalling late '70s Floyd at their finest that grows into a synapse frying cosmic jam.
A Picture Disc in card sleeve, released as a limited numbered edition of 200. 'Trillian Eight' -almost half an hour of shifting, shimmering, whispering, cascades- is breathtaking in its enormity, 'Arizona Beginnings' almost childlike in a simplicity that only slowly builds towards an eerie moonscape of sonic specters. There are moments in King Crimson's past that maybe glance in these directions, and the ghost of Frippertronics repays the observation, but the key to these pieces lies less in random ambience than an almost startling sense of purpose.
Second volume! A Picture Disc in a card sleeve, released as a limited numbered edition of 200. There are moments in King Crimson's past that maybe glance in these directions, and the ghost of Frippertronics repays the observation, but the key to these pieces lies less in random ambience than an almost startling sense of purpose.
Wicht is a fusion of the bands Wight and Nic Demasow. Live they play improvised sets only. This live album was recorded at the Psychedelic Network Festival in 2012. Expect psychedelic fusion jazz rock, krautrock, improv sounding like Weather Report meets Can meets Black Rebel Motorcycle Club...
Hailing from the Midwest, the bands debut full-length, Narrow, is a pilgrimage across the vastness of psychedelic rock to places at once familiar and foreboding, severe and loving, intricate and immense. For Chris Bennett, Jeff Hyde, Nate Lucas, Jon Wright and Andrew Sledd, it's a labor of devotion. With one 7" and split LPs with Men of Fortune and Across Tundras under its belt, 'Narrow' is the band's first fully-formed missive: a statement of intention, a transmission of catharsis, a halcyon ode to the power of transformation.
Limited to 500 copies, this LP offers all of 49th Parallel's singles, B-sides and rare alternate recordings on vinyl for the first time since their initial pressings back in 1966-'68! The band's first single, 'All Your Love', was recorded in 1966 as the Shades Of Blond and it was previously only available on a staggeringly rare EP featuring Calgary bands. Their debut as 49th Parallel came with 'Laborer' b/w 'You Do Things' in mid 1967, followed by 'She Says' b/w 'Citizen Freak' in early 1968. These four tracks are hard-edged garage punk outings, tough, and thick with fuzz guitar and a defiant sneer. The next single, 'Blue Bonnie Blue' b/w 'Missouri' appeared in the late spring of 1968. In spring 1969, the beautiful 'Twilight Woman' b/w 'Close The Barn Door' zoomed up the charts across Canada and parts of the USA. Both 'Twilight Woman' and the hit follow-up, 'Now That I'm A Man' b/w '(Come On Little Child &) Talk To Me' are melodic slices of pop/psych of the purest and finest kind. One more post-LP single and a couple of rare tracks round out the story. These fifteen tracks will delight anyone who's into the 49n Parallel's late '60s album, and this style of music in general.
This is the third High Tide album! Following the legendary albums 'Sea Shanties' and 'High Tide' the band broke up in 1970. After 20 years guitarist Tony Hill and violinist Simon House got together again and created 'Interesting Times'. This is new reissue with two bonus tracks and a new packaging.
HIGH TIDE was a highly underrated British band that played psychedelic progressive rock when the genre was in its infancy. Their albums 'Sea Shanties' and 'High Tide' (1969 and 1970) are the stuff of legends. 'Precious Cargo', first released in 1990, offers seven tracks of live-in-the-studio acivity, resulting in hauntingly beautiful, yet terrifying soundscapes. This Reissue comes with a gatefold cover and two photocards.
The first authorized reissue of this psychedelic masterpiece comes on 180-gram vinyl, in an old-style tip-on jacket. Included is an insert offering info and band history by band leader Nick Freund, plus photos from his personal archive. The Search Party was the brainchild of (then Reverend) Nicholas Freund. Having left Wisconsin to join a burgeoning West Coast religious scene, Freund made his way to San Francisco in 1968 to lay down this sole effort with some of his students. The result is a spooky trip that's equal parts acid-soaked mind expansion and God. Laced with haunting vocals and dreamlike passages, sinister farfisa, blasts of fuzz guitar and downer lyrics, 'Montgomery Chapel' represents psychedelic music at its most evocative and, thanks to its depth and sense of anxiety, most spiritual. The ominous nine-minute drifter 'So Many Things Have Got Me Down', for example, tackles the difficulties of an unfulfilled married life, depression and spiritual apathy, all while riding a stripped down, grooving beat. If you can imagine a lo-fi United States Of America/Jefferson Airplane hybrid, you have an idea of how cool this band sounds. Originally only 600 copies were pressed and issued on the Century custom label. These copies have become holy grails for psych collectors. Artists as disparate as Current 93's David Tibet and Sonic Boom have heaped praise on it. The Search Party definitely was one of the most unlikely-psychedelic groups to ever record an album.
The lone album by this obscure Aussie singer-songwriter now appears on CD for the first time. The music strongly reminds of the legendary Nick Drake. This ultimate folk rarity has been demanded by many serious collectors for years.
Hells Kitchen (well seconded here by Matt Verta-Rey of Heavy Trash and Mama Rosin's Robin Girod who directed half the album), take off with an absolutely new approach where fans of the '70s, the Roots or Captain Beefheart can recognise themselves. SIDE A: 1. Since I Was A Child 2. Monkey, Party Is Over 3. Hey Ho Chica 4. I Wanna Be Left Alone 5. Drain SIDE B: 1. Let's Go Cat Go 2. Sister 3. I Shake 4. Something New 5. Pauly 6. Going Down South
Project by bass player Lutz J. Mays and french female singer Dany Tollemer. With lyrics in German, French and English she is accompanied by Lutz who plays on variety of electric and acoustic bass instruments.
This full album runs over one hour, comprising a dozen songs, including eight new tracks plus the four released last year as SOUND BEACH QUARTET. These songs run the gamut of the band's influences which range from '60s British Invasion, psychedelia and folk rock to '70s hard rock, glam and punk, to '80s underground (post-punk to paisley) to '90s Americana. The CD includes a booklet with lyrics and recording notes, photography by Andrew Gardner and cover art by Valentina Elise.
Good Omens is an indie folk/pop band from Helsinki, Finland. "By Open Plain" is their debut album. There's a clear female voice, a gentle male voice and harmony singing (in English) The delicate acoustic arrangements and intricate interplay make for a gorgeous folk/pop album.
Female singer from Iceland inviting you on an adventurous musical journey. Operating within pop/jazz territory. Unconventional rhythms and a characteristic voice makes that critics compare her to Tori Amos and Kate Bush.
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Christopher Kearney's debut album was released in 1972. All of his three albums remind of '70s swamp and country rockers like The Band, Gene Clark and Buffalo Springfield. First ever release on CD.
The 20th anniversary reissue of one of '90s indie music's best kept secrets. Originally issued on Phil Smee's Bam Caruso imprint, this work features members of The Palace Of Light, Faria and Ghostwriter. 'Wish I Was' conjures the musical journeys of Tim Hardin and Tim Buckley, with the pop strength of American Music Club and Big Star.
This CD features 22 remastered tracks including 'Ma Maîtresse d'Cole', 'Chain Gang', 'Tu N'As Rien De Tout', 'Je Reviendrai', 'Quand Une Fille Me Plaît', 'Bluejean Bop', 'Si Tu Penses', 'Kansas City', 'Te Voici', 'Ready Teddy', 'Rien, De Rien' 'L'Oncle John', 'Peggy Sue', 'Jolie Miss Molly', 'Belle Honey', etc...
White Duck was the (or an) American answer to the late-era Beatles, with elements of country and swamp rock added. White Duck released two excellent albums in early '70s. For their second album the band worked with John Hiatt. 'In Season' is a way more swamp rock oriented album then the s/t debut. First ever release on CD!
White Duck was the (or an) American answer to the late-era Beatles, with elements of country and swamp rock added. White Duck released two excellent albums in early '70s. First ever release on CD!
Ylja was formed in 2008 by guitarists/singers Ggja Skjaldardttir and Bjartey Sveinsdttir in Reykjavk, Iceland. With a common passion for vocal harmonies and love for the acoustic guitar, the two friends embarked on a musical journey always trying to expand and broaden their sense for creativity. Minimal percussion,beautiful acoustic guitars and fabulous voices. We have to admit that we have no idea as to the lyrics as we don't speak any Icelandic but there is no denying the ethereal beauty of this album.
Sonny Vincent (Testors) joins forces with Spite- his most explosive and prolific backing band to date-, featuring legendary punk rockers Rat Scabies (The Damned), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) and Steve Mackay (Stooges). The resulting album is nothing short of incendiary. Fourteen blistering tracks of gut-wrenching, no-nonsense rock'n'roll! What more can you ask for?!
GARAGE PUNK/ROCK & ROLL
'Hush Or Howl' offers a serving of prime garagerock excitement. Fans of Black Keys and White Stripes should check this out!
A freaky full-length from a freaky band. The album is a wild mixture of garage, primitive rock'n'roll, blues and (post-)punk that will either have a therapeutic effect, or destroy the mind.
This CD-release features the original cassette, with early versions of their best-known songs, such as 'Revenge', 'The Gent', 'Waiting To Be Seen', 'Le Pinke Pantheur' and 'The Faker', along with other songs in early versions such as 'Girl', 'Have a Good Time', 'Stay With Me' and the never again recorded 'They're Gonna Get You'.
This CD contains 20 golden guitar nuggets' from The Shadows, The Spotnicks, The Ventures, Les Milords, Arthur Smith, Django Reinhardt, Les Fantomes, E.S.O., Les 4 Kiwis, Les Flash and others.
Subtitled 'French Doo-Wop 1953-1963', here are 24 remastered tracks by Les Celibataires, Les 5 Peres, Les 4 De Paris, Les Hommes, Les Blue Stars, Les 3 Horaces, Les Doubles Six, Les Criquets, Les Freres Jacques, Les Djinns and others.
For the very first time on (heavy black) vinyl, in a strictly limited edition, presented in a gatefold pop-up cover with large insert! ONLY 200 availabe for Europe! DGM have been headlining the most important prog metal festivals worldwide and are rewarded as an absolute must-hear in their genre! 'Momentum' is their 2014 album. The line-up includes the extraordinairy singer Russel Allen (Symphony X) and Jorn Viggo Lofstad (Pagan's Mind).
Fallen Tyrant from Darmstadt, Germany, plays Black Metal. Not more and certainly not less. You get soaring tremolo riffs, furious blast beat attacks, droning distorted bass and harsh and angry vocals. The South Hessian War Machine is on the march. Fallen Tyrant was founded in 2008 by Mithras, bass player of Wight, as a solo project, and has been a trio from 2010 on. For fans of black metal, progressive, old school Norwegian, necrosound. Fans of Old Immortal, Dark Funeral and Gorgoroth should pay attention!
Jay Days' only album presents eight killer funky AOR and blue eyed soul tracks. This album rarely surfaces in the collectors' market, but now it's finally available on CD.
A feature-length documentary about legendary 1960's jazz arranger and composer Gary McFarland, who -under mysterious circumstances- died much to young at the age of 38. The DVD features interviews with Clark Terry, Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Kuhn, Airto Moreira, and many more, as well as rare musical performances by Bill Evans, Stan Getz and the Gary McFarland Orchestra. This package includes: - Feature-length documentary on DVD (72 mins.) - Audio CD of the Gary McFarland Quintet recorded live in 1965, featuring Gabor Szabo (Previously Unreleased) - Photo Gallery featuring the photography of Chuck Stewart - Unedited video clip of Stan Getz performing with the Gary McFarland Orchestra - Deleted Scenes - Optional English Subtitles - NTSC, Region All CD TRACKLIST: 1. Intro by Jim Wilke 2. Pecos Pete 3. A Hard Day's Night 4. I Thought About You 5. La Vie En Rose 6. Train Samba 7. I Want to Hold Your Hand 8. Unknown Latin Number 9. From Russia With Love
Kadavar (Nuclear Blast)
25/10 Into The Void, Leeuwarden
21/11 Speedfest, Eindhoven
31/10 - Antwerp, Trix (BE)
01/11 - JC Elektra, Sliedrecht
19/11 - Decadence, Gent (BE)
21/11 - W2, Den Bosch
Sleaford Mods (Harbinger Sound)
15/11 De Kreun, Kortrijk (BE)
21/11 Doornroosje, Nijmegen
22/11 Melkweg, Amsterdam
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