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Catalogue # 181 (March-April 2020), online version

 

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AGITATION FREE - AT LAST... AGITATION FREE IS ALIVE (Pupil Tilip No. 1) LP m/ex+ £50.00 - Rare bootleg LP with Ho Chi Minh cover, #98/300. Live on WDR II Radio (2/2/1974), this is definitive "2nd" material.

AGUSA - HÖGTID (Kommun 2 KOMMUN2-24: GF) LP m/vg £18.00 - Debut from this Swedish psychedelic rock-folk/cross-culture band. Cover: arrived new but with the top seam split (by the record) and slightly bashed on the corners. Includes new release promo sheet. P&P = 7 units.

#  ALCATRAZ - VAMPIRE STATE BUILDING (Long Hair LHC122: RM) LP £17.00 - Recorded at Faust's Wumme Studio, & you can tell by the fried edges to the Faust meets Out Of Focus type sound, with a dash of Frumpy too. A powerful sizzler!

ALPHATAURUS - ALPHATAURUS (AMS Records AMS LP 09: 180g vinyl,triple-GF) LP £22.00 - One of the best Italian 1970s LP's: a pure classic! Kinda Il Balletto Di Bronzo, Semiramis, Novalis & Stern Meissen mix. P&P = 8 units!

AMON DUUL II - TANZ DER LEMMINGE (SPV 304201 2LP: GF) 2LP £27.00 - Aka "Dance Of The Lemmings" & the one that's so schizophrenic & twisted, on to deep space with the instrumental 2nd LP, with ethnic psych moving towards Cosmic Jokers territory. © 1971.

AMON DUUL II - CARNIVAL IN BABYLON (SPV 305351 2LP: GF) 2LP £27.00 - 4th album, featuring Danny Fichelscher & Renate Knaup, both later of Popol Vuh. This replicates the Revisited Rec. CD version, including bonus tracks: "Skylight" & "Tanzelwurmloch".

AMON DUUL II - WOLF CITY (SPV 305371 2LP: GF) 2LP £27.00 - Their surprisingly varied 5th album (© 1972), fresh & highly inventive with much more of Renate Knaup's uniquely styled vocals. This replicates the Revisited Rec. CD version, including bonus tracks: "Kindermörderlied", "Mystic Blutsturz" & "Düülirium".

AMON DUUL II - LEMMINGMANIA (SPV 304211 2LP: GF) 2LP £27.00 - Excellent United Artists era compilation, mainly featuring singles tracks. This replicates the Revisited Rec. CD version, including bonus tracks: "Pig Man", "Mozambique", "Manana" & "Ladies Mimikry".

ÅKE ANDERSSON & ANTERO HONKANEN - REIDARIN SÄHKÖISET KUVAT (Svart SRE129) LP £21.00 - Reissue of the mega-rare Love Records release. Fascinating, esoteric electronics from Finland, vaguely Ralph Lundsten like. © 1977.

JORGE ANTUNES - MUSICA ELETRÔNICA (Mental Experience MENT007) LP £15.00 - Brazilian electroacoustic music composer. Reissue of his 1975 LP release of 1962-70 recordings.

ARISTIDE PADYGROS - ARISTIDE PADYGROS (Cezame CEZ 1025: GF) LP g-vg+/ex £11.00 - 2nd LP, aka "La Mouchoir". Nice mix of Breton & Celtic folk styles, hints of Gwendal, Malicorne, Alan Stivell, etc. © 1976.

ARSENAL - SECOND WIND (Melodia С60 23369 002) LP vg-ex+/vg £8.00 - Top Russian jazz-rock group, towards Passport, Mahavishnu Orchestra, etc. © 1985.

ARSENAL - 6 (Melodia C60 31575 005) LP m/vg+ £8.00 - One of their best, with hints of Passport, "Guitar" Zappa, Nucleus, Mahavishnu Orchestra, etc.

AVALANCHE - PERSEVERANCE KILLS OUR GAME (Guerssen GUESS144: RM) LP £15.00 - Classic Dutch folk onto trippy psychedelic & shimmery space trips. © 1979.

BABLICON - THE ORANGE TAPERED MOON (Pickled Egg EGG 20: 220g vinyl,GF) LP new/vg+ £12.00 - Recorded in a Chicago underground bunker, it often sounds like early Soft Machine meeting Henry Cow, with a bit of that radical Volcano The Bear type of thing. Note: 7 units P&P.

LUCIANO BASSO - VOCI (AMS LP 04: 180g vinyl) LP £13.00 - Excellent instrumental Italian progressive, with Catharsis, Banco, Semiramis touches. © 1976. Special purchase!

BIGLIETTO PER L'INFERNO - IL TEMPO DELLA SEMINA (AMS LP 48: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £22.00 - Previously unreleased 2nd album (recorded in 1974), complex classical rock full of invention & surprises! P&P = 7 units.

BIRGÉ GORGÉ - AVANT TOUTE (Souffle Continu FFL014) LP £18.00 - Stunning experimental guitar & electronics, early unreleased archives by pre-Birge Gorge Shiroc. © 2015.

TIM BLAKE - BLAKE'S NEW JERUSALEM (Barclay CLAY 7005) LP ex+/g £15.00 - Synth & space-songs with Gong style, includes "Lighthouse". His 2nd solo, © 1978.

IAN BODDY - PHOENIX (Something Else SER 001) LP £17.00, new/vg+ £12.00 - One of the UK's top synthesists. On this much more energetic synth LP Ian ventured towards Mark Shreeve realms. © 1986.

LARS-GUNNAR BODIN • BENGT EMIL JOHNSON - SEMIKOLON (Paradigm Discs PD 29: 1xBT) LP £14.00 - Radiophonic compositions. Very strange sound-text/concrete poetry elements, mixed with acoustic montage, electroacoustic, musique-concrete materials, dadaist style theatrics, etc.

BRAINTICKET - COTTONWOODHILL (Lilith LR313: 180g vinyl,GF) LP+CD £16.00 - Widely acclaimed as the ultimate psychedelic experience, this album features a vivid recantation of a LSD trip over a hypnotic organ riffing rock base, topped off by savagely executed sound effects. © 1971. The CD contains the same tracks as the LP. P&P = 7 units.

BRAINTICKET - PSYCHONAUT (Lilith LR312: 180g vinyl) LP+CD £16.00 - 2nd album (also 1971). This was more your typical trippy progressive, with actual songs & compositions, sometimes in the vein of early Hawkwind. The CD contains the same tracks as the LP.

BRAINTICKET - CELESTIAL OCEAN (Lilith LR307: 180g vinyl,GF) LP+CD £16.00 - 3rd album (© 1973), classic ethno-cosmic psychedelic trip, kinda: Nik Turner's Sphinx "Xitintoday" mixed with Ash Ra Tempel, Hawkwind, "Psychonaut" & beyond... Yep, another classic! The CD contains the same tracks as the LP. P&P = 7 units.

PETER BRYNGELSSON - VIA (Slask SLALP 001: IN) LP ex+/ex £14.00 - Instrumental, typically Scandinavian blend of rock, folk, jazz, psych, etc. 1990 debut solo from former Ragnarok & Triangulus member.

BUDKA SUFLERA - CIEN WIELKIEJ GÓRY (Muza SX 1264) LP vg/vg+ £6.00 - Their 1975 debut, a slightly bluesy progressive with some Jane similarity & a liberal dose of psychedelia. Niemen is featured as guest synthesist.

JOE BYRD & THE FIELD HIPPIES - THE AMERICAN METAPHYSICAL CIRCUS (Columbia MS 7317: RE) LP £8.00 - Follow-on project from United States Of America.

PHILIPPE CAILLAT GROUP - FRENCH CONNECTION, DIRTY RATS (JA&RO 003) LP ex+/vg+ £11.00 - Typical French jazz-fusion with an eccentric edge. © 1981. Guitarist Philippe Caillat was previously in the German prog-fusion band Frob.

CAMIZOLE - CAMIZOLE (Souffle Continu FFL029) 2LP £24.00 - Historic recordings of 1970's French underground band. This fills in the gaps between Etron Fou & Video-Aventures histories. Deranged & raw eccentric music for the adventurous listener! Reissue of the Spalax CD (note: 1 track is omitted, being replaced by 3 previously unreleased tracks).

CHECKPOINT CHARLIE - CHECKPOINT CHARLIE (Schneeball 2019: IN,RE) LP £13.00 - Aka "Die Durchsichtige" or "The Clear LP". Their 3rd album (© 1980) of political rock in German, betwixt Floh De Cologne & Ton Steine Scherben. The 1999 reissue on milky/clear heavy duty vinyl.

MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - BOARDER STATE (Melodia C90 31377 004) LP m/m £15.00 - With elements of Peter Frohmader/Asmus Tietchens' electro-experimental rock. © 1991.

MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - INTRODUCTION INTO INTUITION (Melodia C90 31681 003) LP m/m £15.00, m/vg+ £9.00 - Intuitive improvisations with electronic keyboards, rhythm computers, etc. Not at all what you'd expect!

MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - CONCERTO GROSSO - II (Melodia C90 30669 004) LP ex+/ex £15.00, ex+/vg+ £9.00 - A step on from Frohmader's darker synth world towards the spooky regions of Schulze/Grosser's "Babel".

CHERRY FIVE - CHERRY FIVE (AMS Records AMS LP 14: GF) LP £22.00 - Legendary complex Italian progressive with Goblin musicians, English vocals & powerful style. © 1975.

CIRCLES - CIRCLES (Mental Experience MENT001) LP £16.00 - Experimental German duo of the early-1980s. Their debut was an electronics & guitar mix of spacey & motorik Krautrock. © 1983.

CIRCLES - MORE CIRCLES (Mental Experience MENT002) LP £16.00 - 2nd LP, in the vein of Cluster, Harmonia, Fripp & Eno, Camera Obscura, etc. Synths, guitars, etc. © 1984.

CLUSTER - ZUCKERZEIT (Lilith LR333: 180g vinyl) LP+CD £20.00 - Their more diverse 3rd LP, produced by Michael Rother. Playful electronica & twisted ambient for Eno ambient & Kraftwerk "Ralf & Florian" era fans. © 1974. The CD contains the same tracks as the LP.

CLUSTER - KONZERTE 1972/1977 (Bureau B BB 240) LP+CD £18.00 - Largely abstract live recordings live at the Fabrik, Hamburg 1972 & Festival International De La Science-Fiction, Metz 1977. The CD contains the same tracks as the LP.

COLLEGIUM MUSICUM - MARIAN VARGA & COLLEGIUM MUSICUM (Opus 9116 0446: RE) LP vg/vg £7.00 - Also an instrumental live set, this time by a quartet with guitar. © 1976.

THE COSMIC JOKERS - THE COSMIC JOKERS (Klimt MJJ325: blue vinyl) LP £20.00 - Classic space-rock from Jurgen Dollase, Manuel Gottsching, Dieter Dierks, Klaus Schulze & Harald Grosskopf. © 1974.

GREGOR CÜRTEN & ANSELM ROGMANS - PLANES (Wah Wah Records LPS144: GF,RM) LP £18.00 - An obscure one-off project from 1974, making unusual atmospheric music in the realms of early Cluster & Harmonia. Typically Teutonic, with the accent on blending the abstract and & melodic.

#  WOLFGANG DAUNER GROUP - RISCHKA'S SOUL (Long Hair LHC150: RM,GF) LP £18.00 - Best known via its Brain label issue. This is a really "cool & groovy" psych jazz fusion album from the band that later changed name to Et Cetera. © 1970. P&P = 7 units.

#  DENNIS - HYPERTHALAMUS (Long Hair LHC225) LP £18.00 - A Krautrock enigma from Hamburg 1974-75, featuring Tomorrow's Gift, Thirsty Moon, Kravetz, Xhol & RMO members, from trippy Guru Guru realms to Thirsty Moon to... Excellent stuff!

#  EILIFF - EILIFF (Long Hair LHC151: GF) LP £17.00 - Classic Krautrock fusion band featuring Houschang Nejadepour (later of Guru Guru) & Rainer Bruninghaus (later a famed jazz pianist on ECM). The debut is extraordinary & mostly instrumental, with long complex drives, kinda Dauner meets Out Of Focus.

ELECTRA - 3 (Amiga 8 55 762) LP ex+/ex £17.00 - Varied mix of psych, prog, polit & classical rock styles. DDR band, © 1980. On original burgundy Amiga label!

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER (Island ILPS 9132: picture label) LP vg-ex/vg £5.00 - Supergroup of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake & Carl Palmer. © 1970.

#  ET CETERA - ET CETERA (Long Hair LHC106/07: GF) 2LP £27.00 - LP1 is their extraordinary debut LP of weirdly trippy Kraut-fusion that rides somewhere between instrumental Amon Duul II, Embryo & Dauner's own earlier classic "Output". LP2 contains 4 tracks (source unknown). 3 of these are the bonus tracks on the Long Hair CD release.

#  ET CETERA - KNIRSCH (Long Hair LHC160: RM,GF) LP £18.00 - 2nd album (© 1972) from Wolfgang Dauner's Krautrock band, a weird fusion that resides somewhere between Embryo & Dauner's classic "Output". A new band really with Wolfgang Dauner (keyboards) & Fred Braceful (drums) joined by Larry Coryell (guitar), Günter Lenz (bass) & Jon Hiseman (drums). P&P = 7 units.

ETERNAL WIND - TERRA INCOGNITA (Flying Fish FF422) LP new/vg-co £7.00 - US ethnic-jazz-world music fusion, much more radical than Oregon or Cadona. © 1987.

ETRON FOU LELOUBLAN - BATELAGES (Replica RPC02: 180g vinyl) LP £14.00 - Classic 1976 debut from French eccentric RIO pioneers: Beefheart gone really weird & crazy French!

ETRON FOU LELOUBLAN - LES TROIS FOU'S PERDEGAGENT (Replica RPC004: 180g vinyl) LP £14.00 - 2nd album (1977), & their classic, featuring Jean-Pierre Grasset (Verto) on guitar. A must for RIO & French underground collectors.

ETRON FOU LELOUBLAN - LIVE AT THE ROCK IN OPPOSITION FESTIVAL, 1978 - NEW LONDON THEATRE (Replica RPC012: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £16.00 - Excellent live recording at the first UK RIO festival by the French representative of the original RIO (along with Henry Cow, Samla Mammas Manna & Stormy Six). They played a frenetic French twist on the very best Beefheart mixed with the psychedelic sound of earlier bands like Maajun & Komintern, here documented between their first and second albums. © 2015. P&P = 7 units.

#  EXMAGMA - 3 (Long Hair LHC168/9: GF) 2LP £26.00 - The long unreleased 3rd album, recorded & produced by Conny Plank in 1975. Extremely varied, experimental too, from Kraan via Dauner, onto the really bizarre!

FANTASIA - FANTASIA (Svart SRE082: GF,BK) £19.50 - First ever reissue of this mysterious 1975 Finnish prog album, originally on the Hi-Hat label. P&P = 7 units.

FAR EAST FAMILY BAND - NIPPONJIN (Phoenix ASHLP3009: #1000,180g vinyl) LP £15.00 - Re-recorded versions of material originally on Far Out "Nihonjin" & FEFB "The Cave Down To Earth" mixed by Klaus Schulze. © 1976.

F.A.T. - ANIMAL (Poutrage/GED/L'étourneur/Atypeek Music/Be Coq) MLP £15.00 - 21½ minutes of excellent 2016 French experimental rock.

FAUST - THE FAUST TAPES (Virgin VC 501) LP ex+/vg+ £29.00 - Archive material (originally released in 1973 at the price of a single!), rock & avant-garde invention of high Krautrock calibre.

FINNFOREST - LAHTO MATKALLE (Svart SRE058: green vinyl) LP £18.00 - 2nd album, here they mixed-in some classical influences, blending their Nordic style with elements close to the moody works of ECM artists like Eberhard Weber or Terje Rypdal. © 1976.

#  GAM - 1976 (Wah Wah Records LPS175: RM) LP £18.00 - For Ash Ra Tempel, Ozric Tentacles, Steve Hillage, Pink Floyd space-rockers. This unique archive session recording is high fired improvised rock with lots of psychedelic fire! © 1986. Last copy, partly unsealed, slightly creased front cover (although all have minor defects).

GOBLIN - PROFONDO ROSSO (AMS Records LP 10: GF,RE) LP £22.00 - Classic debut by Goblin, soundtrack to the Dario Argento film (aka "Deep Red") starring David Hemmings. P&P = 7 units.

GOBLIN - SUSPIRIA (AMS Records AMS LP 11: GF) LP £22.00 - Classic 1977 soundtrack to the Dario Argento horror masterpiece. This has Goblin transcending prog to more experimental uncharted realms.

BRIAN GODDING - SLAUGHTER ON SHAFTESBURY AVENUE (Reckless RECK 16) LP m/m £14.00 - Obscure solo of gliss/tonal guitars & spacey rock/jazzy fusion from ex-Blossom Toes/Magma/Mirage/etc. guitarist & band. © 1988.

#  GROUP 1850 - PARADISE NOW (Hotspot 6812 136) LP vg+/nc £20.00 - Incredible trippy 2nd LP (© 1969) that continues the Agemo story, but more out-there! Comparable to spacey Amon Duul II, trippy Pink Floyd & Second Hand, with a swirly huge deep sound.

#  GROUP 1850 - POLYANDRI (Rubber RR 1851) LP vg/vg £100.00 - Their space-rock classic (© 1975). Very rare original package in plastic bag/sleeve, fold-out inner cover & insert.

BO HANSSON - MUSIC INSPIRED BY WATERSHIP DOWN (Charisma 9124 015: IN) LP ex+/g+ £5.00 - 4th album, © 1977. Again featuring Kenny Hakansson & Thomas Netzler.

JUKKA HAURU - INFORMATION (Svart SVR385) LP £19.50 - First ever reissue of this classic 1972 Finnish psych-fusion album (originally on Finnlevy). © 1972.

JUKKA HAURU - EPISODE (Svart SRE050: orange vinyl) LP £19.50 - More varied album than "Information", but still typically Scandinavian fusion of the 1970s. With most of Wigwam. © 1974.

HELDON - ELECTRONIQUE GUERILLA (Bureau B BB 280) LP £20.00 - The legendary Heldon debut from 1974. This features a Schizo track together with solo guitar & AKS Synthi works by Richard Pinhas, plus a track in collaboration with guitarist Alain Renaud.

HELDON - ALLEZ-TEIA (Bureau B BB 281) LP £20.00 - Aka "Heldon II", the duo of Richard Pinhas & Georges Grunblatt in a largely moody frame of mind, with Frippian guitar tones, lots of Mellotron & electronics.

HELDON - THIRD, IT'S ALWAYS ROCK 'N' ROLL (Bureau B BB 282: GF) 2LP £28.00 - Extravagant double album that crosses Fripp & Eno with space-rock & psychedelic! Richard Pinhas with guests: Gilbert Artman, Georges Grunblatt, Patrick Gauthier, Jean-My Truong & Ariel Kalma. © 1975.

HELDON - AGNETA NILSSON (Bureau B BB 283) LP £20.00 - "Heldon 4" (© 1976), transitional Heldon, with a bigger more powerful sound: Mellotron, synths, Frippian guitars galore!

#  HELDON - UN REVE SANS CONSEQUENCE SPECIALE (Bureau B BB 329) LP £20.00 - "Heldon 5", superb electronic rock as only the French have made. © 1976.

#  HELDON - INTERFACE (Bureau B BB 330) LP £20.00 - "Heldon 6", classic space-guitar & synth-rock, with more rock & sequencers than before. © 1977.

#  HELDON - STAND BY (Bureau B BB 331) LP £20.00 - The ultimate power synth-rock opus - amazing! King Crimson trip into hyperspace! © 1979.

PIERRE HENRY - MALEFICES (Cacophonic 6CACKLP) LP £16.00 - Side A contains the "Malefices" soundtrack (released as a 7" EP in 1962), side B contains 4 tracks (3 of them previously unreleased?). 2013 compilation.

HERO - HERO (AMS LP 57: 180g vinyl) LP £22.00 - Italian prog band based in Germany, in the spirit of Museo Rosenbach, but with shorter tracks, English vocals, hints of German bands like Metropolis. © 1974.

HÖLDERLIN - HÖLDERLIN'S TRAUM (Wah Wah Records LPS038: GF) LP £15.00 - A cosmic folk-rock gem, with beautiful female vocals, not far behind Emtidi's "Saat". A Pilz legend reissued! © 1972. P&P = 7 units.

MICHEL HUYGEN - BARCELONA 1992 (AMP AMP-L 005) LP ex/ex £7.00 - (Thunderbolt THBL 056) LP new/ex+ £9.00, new/vg+ £8.00 - © 1986. TV movie soundtrack from Neuronium leader.

KEDAMA - LIVE AT SUNRISE STUDIOS (Sommor SOMM038: RM,IN) LP £15.00 - Classic Swiss instrumental prog album, © 1976. Numbered edition of 550 copies. Comes with download code for a free bonus album of 1973-77 sessions & rarities.

KITARO - IN PERSON DIGITAL (Kuckuck 054) LP ex-m/ex £6.00 - You'd hardly know this was live, yet the 3 additional musicians are very noticeable, very spacious & almost rock music at times. © 1980.

KOMINTERN - LE BAL POUR RAT MORT (Replica RPC035: 180g vinyl) LP £16.00 - Legendary & excellent French progressive band interconnected with Red Noise, with hints of Frank Zappa, Mahjun, Gong, East Of Eden, etc. The original release was on Harvest, © 1971.

MIGHT OF COINCIDENCE - THE BIRTH OF (Mellotron MLP 003: IN) LP £18.00 - Hippy folky combo from Switzerland, with breezy songs, flutes, guitars, bass & percussion, vague hints of acoustic Amon Düül & Siloah, plus a touch of Emtidi.

MISSUS BEASTLY - SPACE GUERILLA (Schneeball 00011: GF) LP ex+/ex £45.00 - Last album from the 1970s by this Kraut-fusion band related to Embryo. © 1978.

THE MOTHMEN - PAY ATTENTION! (On-U Sounds LP 2) LP ex+/vg+ £50.00 - The Mothmen's debut (© 1981) is a rare UK Krautrocky classic, with Can, Metabolist, & very cleverly twisted funk/dub ala Public Image Ltd. or Suns Of Arqua.

THE MOTHMEN - PAY ATTENTION! (On-U Sounds ONULP2) LP £16.00 - 2015 reissue, Includes download code.

NICK MOTT - ALMOST ENTIRELY OF NERVES AND BLOOD (Lumberton Trading Company LUMB006) 7" m/m £10.00 - Former member of Volcano The Bear. Numbered limited edition (this is copy 93/100) 1-sided single plus art print. P&P = 3 units.

MOVING GELATINE PLATES - MOVING GELATINE PLATES (Replica RPC011: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £16.00 - Legendary French progressive fusion mix roughly like a French twist on the Canterbury: Egg/Soft Machine/Caravan styles. Their debut circa 1970. P&P = 7 units.

FRITZ MULLER ROCK - KOMMT (Roth-Handle 6.23159) LP ex/ex £20.00 - Aka Eberhard Kranemann (early Kraftwerk member). Very much a mixed bag, with heavy psychedelic sounds, hints of new-wave, rock satire & Zappa-like madness. © 1977.

MURPLE - IO SONO MURPLE (AMS Records AMSLP44: GF) LP £22.00 - Dreamy Italian progressive classic, otherworldly & delicate, with Italian lyrics, lots of keyboards/synths/guitars. © 1974. P&P = 7 units.

MY SOLID GROUND - SWF-SESSION 1971 (Long Hair LHC220) LP £17.00 - Early Bacillus hard rock & cosmic trippy Kraut band. Side 1 = SWF-Radio session (19+ minutes), Side 2 = Original full length version (24'39") of "Flash" (a bonus track from the Second Battle CD release).

NASCITA DELLA SFERA - PER UNA SCULTURA DI CESCHIA (AMS AMSLP06: GF,IN,180g vinyl) LP £13.00 - Italian avant-garde experimental album from 1978, that features keyboards, guitars, & a wealth of sonic collage/sound effects. Unclassifiable & diverse in the extreme! P&P = 7 units.

NAVEL - AMBIENT 1: MUSIC FOR SPACEPORTS (Taping Desk 06) MLP m/vg+ £5.00 - German ambient outfit in light "Discreet Music"/Fripp & Eno/Cluster "Sowiesoso" vein. © 2009.

NEU! - NEU! (Gronland LPGRONI: GF,white vinyl) LP £15.00 - Inventive industrial Krautrock from 2 ex-Kraftwerk members. Highly influential & an all-time classic! © 1972.

NEU! - NEU! 2 (Gronland LPGRONII: GF,RE) LP £15.00 - Featuring more typical Kraftwerk drum riffing, walls of guitar & much weirdness. © 1973. All of these are sealed copies, they should all be on white vinyl (based on previous copies we've opened).

NEU! - NEU! 75 (Gronland LPGRONIII: GF,RE) LP £15.00 - The embryo of La Dusseldorf: Dinger, Rother, Dinger & Lampe. Varied album with typical Neu! & Rother solo styles. © 1975.

THE NEW BLOCKADERS/PUTREFIER - SCHLEIFMITTELBÖGEN (Birthbiter 09) LP m/m £12.00 - My notes "Sounds like someone's put a microphone in a cement mixer on a building site, along with glass, bricks & metal, all recorded with shrill intensity". Your personal experience may differ! © 2007.

NEW HUMANS - DISASSOCIATE (Avant/Savant 001: PO) LP m/m £10.00 - New York based atmos/noise outfit. © 2006. Apparently a 300 copy edition.

NEW TROLLS - SENZA ORARIO SENZA BANDIERA (Cetra/Vinyl Magic VMLP 130: GF) LP ex+/m £9.00 - 180g vinyl reissue (circa 2008) of their 1968 debut.

NEXUS - EN EL COMIENZO DEL TOPOS URANOS (Lion Productions LION LP-171) LP £20.00 - Argentina progressive, this relates to French & Italian progressives of the 1970s, being full of nimble solos & refined prog complexities. © 2017. Limited numbered edition of 300 copies.

CZESLAW NIEMEN - NIEMEN, VOL. 2 (Muza SXL 0896: blue labels) LP vg-ex+/vg £16.00 - Less experimental companion to above, still with SBB though. © 1973.

NURSE WITH WOUND - MERZBILD SCHWET (United Dairies UD 04) LP ex-m/ex+ £200.00 - NWW's 1980 venture beyond Dadaism onto the classical avant-garde, with that unique surreal tongue-in-cheek Nurse humour. Numbered edition: #31/500. Note: etched on runout by original owner.

NURSE WITH WOUND - DRUNK WITH THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAINS (United Dairies UD 025) LP ex+/ex+ £150.00 - The 100 copy edition that was "never to be reissued!" (but was). With original artworks & insert. Bar Maldoror recordings (1983-1987). © 1987.

ODE TO MARILYN - ODE TO MARILYN (Svart SRE130) LP £21.00 - Reissue of the mega-rare Scandia Records release from 1973, inc. Antero Honkanen, Edward Vesala, etc. Percussion, instruments & electronics, recorded underground! © 1974.

MIKE OLDFIELD - TUBULAR BELLS (Virgin V2001: 2nd pressing) LP ex/ex+ £6.00 - (Virgin V2001: 3rd pressing) LP vg-ex/ex £4.50 - The Mike Oldfield classic! With guests: Viv Stanshall, Jon Field, Lindsay Cooper, etc. © 1973.

MIKE OLDFIELD - OMMADAWN (Virgin V2043: IN) LP ex/ex £5.00 - © 1975.

OSANNA - L'UOMO (Fonit Cetra LPP 440: GF) LP ex+/vg £15.00 - 1971 debut, complex heavy & jazzy edged progressive with flutes & guitars to the fore, Italian & English vocals, akin to New Trolls. 1991 "Limited Edition by Vinylmagic".

PAPIR MEETS ELECTRIC MOON ‎- THE PAPERMOON SESSIONS LIVE AT ROADBURN 2014 (Sulatron st1501) LP £19.00 Danish trio Papir plus Komet Lulu & Sula Bassana (of Electric Moon). Just two 20+ minute pieces of instrumental space-rock. © 2015.

PELL MELL - FROM THE NEW WORLD (Long Hair LHC121) LP £17.00 - 2nd album, much more symphonic prog styled, with strong arrangements & classic adaptations. © 1973.

RICHARD PINHAS - RHIZOSPHERE (Bureau B BB 279) LP £20.00 - Richard's solo debut (© 1977) is like Heldon "Interface" but without guitar, instead a real heavy dose of synths!

RICHARD PINHAS - CHRONOLYSE (Bureau B BB 291) LP £20.00 - His 2nd solo (© 1978) contains 7 synthesizer themes & the 30 minute opus "Paul Atredies" performed by Heldon.

PULSAR - BIENVENUE AU CONSEIL D'ADMINISTRATION (Musea FGBG 2020: IN) LP £12.00, new/vg+ £9.00 - A very different ballet performance soundtrack, with different Pink Floyd angles (a bit of "Animals" era sound), punky Arachnoid edges. Excellent & full of surprises. © 1981.

QUAD - QUAD (Sulatron st1704) LP £15.00 - Limited stocks of this totally tripped-out instrumental album from Gary Ramon of Sun Dial with guitars, sitar, electronics, drums, etc. © 1997.

RITMIA - FORSE IL MARE (Robi Droli RD 003) LP ex/ex £28.00 - 1986 Italian cross-culture folk/ethnic mix, 4 long tracks towards Canzionere Del Lazio.

ROUSSEAU - SQUARE THE CIRCLE (Musea FGBG 2017) LP m/ex £6.50 - Camel inspired German progressive. Their 3rd LP, © 1988.

SANTANA - CARAVANSERAI (CBS S 65299: GF) LP ex/vg+ £5.00 - Santana's most esoteric but powerful album, with dual guitars overdose!

SBB - GRUPA SBB (Muza SXL 1142: blue labels) LP vg-ex+/vg £16.00 - (Muza 01902 9 59439 7 4) LP £18.00 - Legendary Polish progressive, their debut of lengthy instrumental freak-outs & bluesy songs, live in concert. © 1974.

SBB - NOWY HORYZONT (Muza SX 1206: blue labels) LP vg-ex+/vg+ £17.00 - (Muza SX 1206: red labels) LP vg-ex+/ex £16.00 - 2nd LP, recorded in 1975. Dazzling guitar mixes with space-rock & Mahavishnu Orchestra fusion.

SBB - SBB (Supraphon 1113 2218: RE) LP ex+/ex £15.00 - 5th album (aka "Slovenian Girls"), uniquely esoteric but powerful 1 track a side LP, originally only released in Czechoslovakia.

GUNTER SCHICKERT -  LABYRINTH (Marmo Music MARMOLP01) LP £20.00 - Side 1 is taken from the "HaHeHiHo" cassette-only release, Side 2 is similar material to the rare "Echodrive 2000" demo CDR. © 2018.

GÜNTER SCHICKERT - NACHTFALTER (Bureau B BB306) LP £18.00 - All new recordings by the legendary Berlin guitarist. Very varied 2019 album.

KLAUS SCHULZE - DUNE (Brain 0060.225: IN,RE) LP m-vg+/ex £9.00 - Album 11 (© 1979), with a stronger classical edge due to Wolfgang Tiepold's cello. With Arthur Brown (a dab hand at lyric improvisation) on side 2. 2nd 1979 pressing, with orange picture Brain labels, metallic sleeve & inner bag with lyrics.

KLAUS SCHULZE - DIG IT (Brain 0060.353: IN) LP ex/vg £8.00 - Klaus' first digital recordings. Original 1980 orange Brain label issue with printed inner sleeve and "Digital Recording" text at bottom-right of front cover.

SEMOOL - ESSAIS (Souffle Continu FFL006) LP £18.00 - Rare Futura underground (1969-71). Imagine Syd Barret playing guitar with Pauvros & Bizien, or maybe break-down early Lard Free to a more abstract form, you could have this typically French oddity!

SILOAH - SILOAH (Garden of Delights LP 029: 2xBT) LP £22.00 - Aka "Saureadler" (1970 LP), obscure hippy Krautrock underground with hints of Amon Duul's "Paradieswarts Duul". 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.

SONDE - EN CONCERT (Music Gallery Editions MGE 14: IN) LP ex/ex £55.00 - Canadian electroacoustic ensemble, largely using their own instruments & sound sculptures. A collection of live recordings: Montreal (13/7/1977) & Toronto (14+17/1/1978).

SONGS OF NORWAY - DESPITE THE CLOAK (Beta-lactum ring mt058a) LP £20.00 - Volcano the Bear alter-ego project of Aaron Moore & Nick Mott = freeform abstractions, duets & trios, scuttle & writhe. This is one of a limited number that come with a bonus 7" EP (mt058b). P&P = 7 units!

#  STAGG - STAGG (Long Hair LHC215: RM,GF) LP £18.00 - Originally undocumented band from Frankfurt formed in June 1973. They played a complex/energetic jazz & classical prog mix, akin to earlier British bands like Blodwyn Pig, Colosseum, Skin Alley, Soft Machine & such-like, although the time signatures and arrangements are very Germanic, with hints of Brainstorm, Nine Days' Wonder & Out Of Focus. Stagg were thus a melting pot, pilfering influences and reshaping them in their own way. P&P = 7 units.

STERN-COMBO MEISSEN - WEISSES GOLD (Amiga 8 55 636: blue labels) LP ex+/vg £13.00 - Classic DDR symphonic spacey progressive. 2nd album, © 1979.

SULA BASSANA - LIVE AT ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2014 (Sulatron st 1502) LP £19.00 - Heavy space treks in Electric Moon vein, featuring Mellotron on one track. © 2015.

TAMMLES - TAMMLES (Escalibur BUR 810) LP ex/ex+ £23.00 - Obscure 1980's Breton folk band, very varied & highly creative mix of trad & originals, bit Malicorne-like.

TETRAGON - NATURE (Replica RPC028: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £16.00 - Legendary classical rock circa 1971, kinda Krautrock twist on Egg/The Nice with Dutch progressive stylisms - in other words, great! P&P = 7 units.

#  THIRSTY MOON - THIRSTY MOON (Long Hair LHC128: RM,GF) LP £17.00 - Spacey edged progressive with typical Krautrock jazzy psych touches, akin to Kollektiv, Os Mundi, AR+Machines. One of the great classics of the Brain label. © 1972.

#  THIRSTY MOON - YOU'LL NEVER COME BACK (Long Hair LHC00129: RM,GF) LP £17.00 - 2nd album, featuring 2 contrasting sides: 1) typical Thirsty Moon, complex & radical rock; 2) a spacey fusion in Xhol, Kollektiv vein. © 1973. P&P = 7 units.

THIS HEAT - THIS HEAT (Piano THIS-1) LP ex+/vg+ £50.00 - Innovation beyond the rock idiom: one part industrial, one part Canterbury-ish, & the other part pure radical use of the studio as an instrument. © 1979.

THROBBING GRISTLE - HEATHEN EARTH (Industrial IRL004: GF) LP £12.50 - Possibly the finest example of TG: industrial, electronics & weird rock meets punky psych. Live in studio. © 1980. Note: heavy vinyl  so P&P = 7 units.

#  TOMORROW'S GIFT - GOODBYE FUTURE (Long Hair LHC187: RM,GF) LP £20.00 - This proved to be one of the most creative & unique of Krautrock albums, relying heavily on clavichord, Mellotron & bass guitar to create a range of instrumental textures that are often unbelievably complex, spurred on by the devilishly creative percussion of "Zabba" Lindner. © 1973.

TORTILLA FLAT - FÜR EIN ¾ STUNDCHEN (Long Hair LHC 230: GF) LP £18.00 - Legendary Krautrock band. Their style is highly original, with lots of unusual time signatures, vague classical references, counterpoints of folk & jazzy elements, & much in the way of abstract early Fripp-like guitar work. The only comparisons that come to mind are Rufus Zuphall and Vinegar, although that's only tentative! P&P = 7 units.

#  TORTILLA FLAT - SWF SESSION 1973 (Long Hair LHC214: GF) LP £18.00 - This is an extraordinary slice of underground Krautrock. It's a mostly instrumental album (approximately 35 minutes of it), with a couple of tracks featuring very strange songs with almost unintelligible (to these ears) German lyrics. P&P = 7 units.

#  TRIANGLE - TRIANGLE (Mantra 016) LP £18.00 - Paris early-70's psych-prog legend. Complex blend of styles, English & French vocals. Last stock copy of this 1989 limited edition!

TRIUMVIRAT - SPARTACUS (Harvest 1C 062-29 567: IN) LP vg-ex+/ex £7.00 - Often quoted as the German ELP, but more progressive styled. © 1975.

TYLL - SEXPHONIE (Mental Experience MENT004: RM) LP £15.00 - Eccentric Krautrock underground with folky & psychedelic touches, sometimes close to Floh De Cologne & Eulenspygel. © 1975. Contains liner notes & Teflon Fonfara interview by Alan Freeman.

URBAN SAX - URBAN SAX 2 (Wah Wah Records LPS153: RM) LP £18.00 - 2nd album, Parts 3 & 4 of the "Urban Sax" opus. © 1978. Comes with a 24 page booket & DVD. P&P = 7 units.

URBAN SAX - SPIRAL (Wah Wah Records LPS155: RM) LP £18.00 - 4th album (© 1991), full sax lead orchestra with vocals, vibes, bass & organ. Another classic! Comes with 24 page booket & DVD featuring extracts from the "Inside" DVD. P&P = 7 units.

VANGELIS - IGNACIO (Egg 900 531) LP ex/vg+ £7.50 - 1977 reissue of the bizarre & very varied film soundtrack to "Entends-tu Les Chiens Aboyer?" or "Can You Hear The Dogs Barking?" directed by Francois Reichenbach.

VANGELIS - OPERA SAUVAGE (Polydor 2490 161) LP ex+/vg+ £4.50 - Music for a TV series by by Frederic Rossif. © 1979.

VANGELIS - CHARIOTS OF FIRE (Polydor POLS 1026) LP vg+-ex/vg £3.50 - 1982 version with "Accademy Award. Best Original Score 1981" on front cover.

VIDEO-AVENTURES - CAMERA (IN FOCUS)/CAMERA (AL RIPARO) (Spalax SPALAXLP14173) LP £10.00 - Dominique Grimaud & Monica Alba's madcap project, also featuring: Gilbert Artman, Jac Berrocal & other French eccentrics. © 1984.

LITO VITALE CUARTETO - LITO VITALE CUARTETO (Messidor 15994) LP ex/ex £8.00 - Curious neo-clasical & folk hybrids from MIO leader & band, with hints of Egberto Gismonti, fringe ECM territory, etc. © 1988.

WEIDORJE - WEIDORJE (Replica RPC010: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £16.00 - The best album Magma never made! Almost like "Udu Wudu" continued. Bernard Paganotti, Patrick Gauthier, etc. © 1978. P&P = 7 units.

WONDERLAND BAND - Nº 1 (Polydor 2371 125) LP m/vg £80.00 - Outrageous psych-progressive by Achim Reichel & Frank Dorstal circa 1970. Elements of The Mothers, early Jade Warrior, "Atom Heart Mother" period Pink Floyd & those unique Reichel songs.

#  THIERRY ZABOITZEFF - PROMETHEE (Cryonic INC 1154) LP ex+/ex+ £30.00 - Rare debut solo from Art Zoyd member. Weirder & darker than Art Zoyd of the same era, & electronic based.

ZANOV - IN COURSE OF TIME (Ondes J. 7001) LP £18.00 - Legendary cosmic French synth, his 3rd LP from 1982. New copy of this rare original French vinyl pressing.

ZAO - Z=7L (Replica RPC007: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £16.00 - 1973 debut from ex-Magma band, formulative Zeuhl fusion sound fronted by female singer Mauricia Platon. P&P = 7 units.

ZENERIK - YENESIS (Positive/Negative 001C) LP £21.00 - Extraordinary experimental fusion from Greece, remarkably with many Krauty elements, hints of Annexus Quam, Exmagma, Kollektiv, plus some nods to Embryo too. 250 numbered edition on 180g white vinyl. © 2015.

ZONE SIX - ZONE SIX (Sulatron st1708) LP £19.00 - The original 1997 instrumental studio session that was used for their debut CD (only previously released as a demo cassette).

 

Various Artists...

 

COLOGNE CURIOSITIES · THE UNKNOWN KRAUTROCK UNDERGROUND, 1972-1976 (Mental Experience MENT005) 2LP £21.00 - Compilation of the unreleased elsewhere tracks from the Virgin "Unknown Deutschland" CD series: The Astral Army, Spirulina, Chronos, Neil Andersen, Baal, Ten To Zen & Fuerrote.

PAST-PRESENT-FUTURE (Syn-Phonic SYNPHO 10: GF,IN) 2LP ex+/ex £15.00 - Compilation of US progressive bands, all original or rare material: ½ side each by: Lift, Happy The Man, Yezda Urfa, Netherworld, Djam Karet, Episode, Now, Kalaban. © 1990.

 

Note: most vinyl is very limited, often with only one copy in stock!

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