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Catalogue # 200 (May-June 2023), online version
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AGITATION FREE - FRAGMENTS (MIG 01083 LP: mintgreen vinyl) LP £21.00 - Classic Agitation Free reunion live & session from 1974. Includes the only known documents featuring Chris Franke & Micky Duwe with the band!
# GLI ALLUMINOGENI - SCOLOPENDRA (Vinyl Magic VMLP 121: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Transparent Vinyl" Heavy organ rock trio (© 1972), hints of early Deep Purple, ELP, great psychedelic sound. P&P = 7 units!
# ALPHATAURUS - ALPHATAURUS (AMS Records AMS LP 09: 180g vinyl,triple-GF) LP £27.00 - One of the best Italian 1970s LP's: a pure classic! Kinda Il Balletto Di Bronzo, Semiramis, Novalis & Stern Meissen mix. P&P = 7 units!
AMON DÜÜL II - LIVE IN LONDON (SPV 305361 LP) LP £22.00 - Live at The Greyhound, Croydon (16/12/1972), featuring radically different versions of classic tracks & a 3'42" improvisation.
# ARBETE OCH FRITID - SE UPP FOR LIVET (MNW 75P: GF,BK) 2LP ex+/ex+ £50.00 - Awesome 2LP set, ranges from cosmic trips, via Trad Gras Och Stenar, to Zappa/Beefheart & boogie to Faust realms, plus many other places as well! © 1971.
ARDO DOMBEC - ARDO DOMBEC (Garden of Delights LP 037: GF,4xBT) LP £20.00 - Bluesy/jazz & varied prog with 2 very different lead singers, between Creative Rock & McChurch Soundroom, with roots from BS&T, Chicago type brassy rock. Pilz LP. © 1971. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.
ARMAGGEDON - ARMAGGEDON (Missing Vinyl MV009) LP £19.00 - Heavy German progressive (© 1970), featuring Frank Diez. With excellent version of Jeff Beck's "Rice Pudding"!
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.
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. P&P = 7 units.
# IL BALLETTO DI BRONZO - YS (Vinyl Magic VM LP 164: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" The ultimate, most perfectly conceived & complexly dazzling, Italian progressive rock album! © 1972. P&P = 8 units!
BIGLIETTO PER L'INFERNO - BIGLIETTO PER L'INFERNO (Trident TRI 1005: RE) LP £19.00 - Legendary Italian heavy keyboard based classical progressive, featuring Baffo Banfi. © 1974.
BIRTH CONTROL - OPERATION (Ohr OMM 56.015-6: GF) LP £25.00 - "Back to the master tape" reissue of their 2nd album (© 1971), released on Charisma in UK! P&P = 7 units.
BIRTH CONTROL - HOODOO MAN (Music On Vinyl MOVLP1523: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £24.00 - Classic heavy experimental progressive. Outrageous cover! © 1972. P&P = 7 units.
TIM BLAKE - CRYSTAL MACHINE (Culture Factory 783 191: translucent blue vinyl) LP £27.00 - Legendary synth/space-music album by "Hi T Moonweed". © 1977.
IAN BODDY - PHOENIX (Something Else SER 001) LP new/ex £15.00 - One of the UK's top synthesists. On this much more energetic synth LP Ian ventured towards Mark Shreeve realms. © 1986.
BRAINTICKET - PSYCHONAUT (Lilith LR312C: clear 180g vinyl) LP £20.00 - 2nd album (also 1971). This was more your typical trippy progressive, with actual songs & compositions, sometimes in the vein of early Hawkwind, yet often closer to Quintessence & Group 1850.
PETER BRYNGELSSON - VIA (Slask SLALP 001: IN) LP ex+/ex £13.00 - 1990 debut solo from former Ragnarok & Triangulus member, in similar vein but with more World music & fusion influences. Reduced!
# BUON VECCHIO CHARLIE - BUON VECCHIO CHARLIE (AMS Records AMS LP 112) LP £27.00 - "Limited edition crystal vinyl" Classic Italian progressive, opening with the theme from “Peer Gynt" becoming a jazz/classical-prog hybrid. Dick Heckstall-Smith style sax & dynamics recall Colosseum's “Valentyne Suite".
CAMIZOLE - CAMIZOLE (Souffle Continu FFL029) 2LP £25.00 - 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).
CAMPO DI MARTE - CAMPO DI MARTE (AMS AMSLP01: IN) LP £22.00 - Legendary 1973 Italian progressive in classic Semiramis/Il Balletto Di Bronzo "Ys" vein. Obscure 2006 AMS reissue.
CAN - MONSTER MOVIE (Spoon XLSPOON4) LP £20.00 - 1969 debut, wild & manic, aggressive psychy sound, with vocals by Malcolm Mooney. Limited edition issue on "Monster Sky Vinyl" that includes a download code.
CAN - SOUNDTRACKS (Spoon XLSPOON5) LP £20.00 - Music composed for films, inc. "Mother Sky" (from "Deep End"). © 1970. Limited edition issue on "Clear purple Vinyl" that includes a download code.
CAN - TAGO MAGO (Spoon XLSPOON6/7_UK: RM,GF) 2LP £26.00 - Can's ultimate classic! Starting intensively mantric, this gets weirder & weirder, radical to the extreme. Great too! © 1971. Limited edition on orange vinyl, includes download code.
CAN - LANDED (Spoon XSPOON25_UK) LP £19.00 - Featuring their most esoteric & brooding opus, the aptly entitled free-form avant-garde "Unfinished"! © 1975.
CAN - UNLIMITED EDITION (Spoon XSPOON23/24: RM,GF) 2LP £22.00 - Archive recordings (1970-75), featuring "Limited Edition" LP plus an LP of previously unreleased material. With complete version of "Cutaway". Incl. free Download Code.
CAN - LIVE IN STUTTGART 1975 (Spoon SPOON63: GF) 3LP £32.00 - Limited edition on orange vinyl, triple fold-out sleeve. Live in Stuttgart, Germany (31/10/1975). P&P = 12 units.
CAN - LIVE IN BRIGHTON 1975 (Spoon SPOON64: triple) 3LP £32.00 - Only a few days after the Stuttgart gig (19/11/1975), but with a very different set largely presenting "Landed" material, if in largely instrumental form. Limited edition on gold vinyl, includes digital download. © 2021.
# CAPSICUM RED - APPUNTI PER UN'IDEA FISSA (Bla Bla BBL 11051: GF) LP £27.00 - Italian legend, originally on Bla Bla (© 1972). Light classical progressive with a psychedelic otherworldly feel. P&P = 7 units!
CHENE NOIR - AURORA (Souffle Continu FFL060) LP £20.00 - Futura debut from this French surreal theatre troupe, with jazzy trippy music & excellent female vocals, hints of classic Brigitte Fontaine, Catherine Ribeiro+Alpes & Colette Magny. Excellent & very obscure!
CLUSTER - CLUSTER II (Bureau B BB406: GF) LP £25.00 - Numbered limited edition of 1000 copies on 180g vinyl! The influential duo of Dieter Moebius & Hans-Joachim Roedelius. Industrial space-electronics: tripped-out, free floating processed organ, guitar, etc. © 1972. P&P = 8 units.
THE COSMIC JOKERS - THE COSMIC JOKERS (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KM 58.009.6: RM) LP £25.00 - Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue. First album from the Ash Ra Tempel/Wallenstein supergroup (© 1974), & an awesome cosmic classic!
DAY OF PHOENIX - WIDE OPEN N-WAY (ViNiLiSSSiMO MR-SSS553: GF) LP £11.00 - Legendary Danish progressive-psych, with Secret Oyster musicians, beyond H.P. Lovecraft, Quicksilver onto weird fusion! © 1970.
# DE DE LIND - IO NON SO DA DOVE VENGO E NON SO DOVE MAI ANDRO'. UOMO E' IL NOME CHE MI HAN DATO (Vinyl Magic VM 083 LP: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Complex, dynamic 1970's Italian progressive classic, with lots of flute & King Crimson style dexterity. © 1972.
# DELIRIUM - LO SCEMO E IL VILLAGGIO (Vinyl Magic VMLP145: GF) LP £27.00 - Delirium will undoubtedly be compared to Jethro Tull on this fiery complex progressive album (© 1974) with great flute. No mention of "Viaggio Negli Arcipelaghi Del Tempo" on this release. P&P = 7 units!
DEUTER - D (Missing Vinyl MV022) LP £19.00 - Revolutionary 1971 debut of ethnic rock in instrumental Amon Düül II & Popol Vuh realms. Brilliant use of multitracking!
DIRE WOLVES - EXCURSIONS TO CLOUDLAND (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR03) LP £18.00 - Excellent wigged-out trippy American band, with elements of The Myrrors & Eternal Tapestry. © 2017. Download card included.
DIRE WOLVES - GROW TOWARDS THE LIGHT (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR057) LP £18.00 - Awesome trippy psychedelic rock sounding somewhere between Amon Düül II & Melting Euphoria/Vespero. © 2019. Download card included.
# DUELLO MADRE - DUELLO MADRE (Vinyl Magic VM LP 128: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Transparent Vinyl" Akin to Picchio Dal Pozzo, with experimental blends of jazz & rock, like Dedalus at times. A complex progressive masterpiece! © 1973. P&P = 7 units!
# E.A. POE - GENERAZIONI (Kansas/Vinyl Magic VM 027 LP: 180g vinyl) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Aka Edgar Allan Poe. Excellent Italian 1974 progressive, hints of PFM, Errata Corrige, yet quite different!
EILIFF - CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH THEIR THIRD ONE (Garden of Delights LP 036) LP £20.00 - Live at the WDR (18/10/72), with 1 unique track & 3 extended album cuts, this is a sizzler! 1000 copy numbered edition with 20-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.
EJWUUSL WESSAHQQAN - EJWUUSL WESSAHQQAN (Garden of Delights LP 016: 2xBT) LP £20.00 - Munich 1975 underground. German Oak/Bodkin/Ainigma realms & beyond! Trips to freaky Embryo/Xhol realms, cosmic & classical rock like Arzachel & Second Hand, etc. 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet.
EMBRYO - OPAL (Ohr OMM 56006-2: RM,GF) LP £25.00 - Classic pioneering fusion (ex-Amon Düül II), breaking out of the psychedelic, blues, jazz & rock, & making something radical & new. Note: this is from a different master tape & mix than that of the original LP.
# EMBRYO - FATHER, SON & HOLY GHOSTS (Garden of Delights LP 042: GF) LP £23.00 - LP #3, Burchard & Bunka plus Dave King & Siggi Schwab (Dauner's Et Cetera), has Embryo in a more accessible condensed format, more Krautrock than jazzy, & refreshingly different! © 1972. 1000 copy numbered edition with 24-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.
EMBRYO - LA BLAMA SPAROZZI (Schneeball 1028/830281: GF) 2LP £32.00 - Documenting Embryo's adventures in North Africa. 2 very different LP's, one of lop-sided ethno-punk experiments, the other with more traditional world music concoctions. © 1982. P&P = 8 units.
EMTIDI - SAAT (Pilz 20 29077-6: GF) LP £27.00 - Not really a folk album, nor exactly cosmic rock, but a rare unique music transcending both genres, with the superb Dolly Holmes. Also features Dieter Dierks on percussion, bass & Mellotron. Originally released on Pilz in 1972.
EPIDAURUS - EARTHLY PARADISE (Garden of Delights LP 001) LP £20.00 - Dreamy mid-1970's prog band, akin to Camel, Streetmark, Pink Floyd, Pulsar, etc. Largely instrumental (female vocals on opener) multi-keys fronted & close to early Faithful Breath. © 1977. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.
EPIDERMIS - JUNE 1975 (Garden of Delights LP 039) LP £20.00 - Excellent originally unreleased album by this Krautrock era prog-rock band, with quite a bit of Gentle Giant influence. 1000 copy numbered edition with 20-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.
EPSILON - MOVE ON (Bacillus 9860711: GF) LP £26.00 - 2nd album, a much more varied collection of hard-rock, psych & folky tracks. © 1971.
# FAITHFUL BREATH - FADING BEAUTY (Garden of Delights LP 030) LP £20.00 - Long lost progressive debut by German 1970's band. Just 2 big LP-side works, in that dreamy end of German hard-rock, with lots of big majestic instrumentals, & odd songs delivered in heavy German accents. 1000 copy numbered edition with 40-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 8 units.
# FRANCO FALSINI - COLD NOSE (btf.it VMLP 217: 180g vinyl) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Solid White coloured LP" Classic Italian cosmic synths/guitars & prog from Sensations' Fix leader. © 1975.
FAUST - THE FAUST TAPES (Virgin VC 501) LP ex+/vg+ £20.00 - (Bureau B BB391) LP £23.00 - Archive material, rock & avant-garde invention of high Krautrock calibre. Both have the original Bridget Riley artwork.
FAUST - PUNKT. (Bureau B BB392) LP £23.00 - Definitive version of the originally unreleased "Faust V", containing quite different version/mixes to material found on "Munic & Elsewhere" & never before released material (excepting this disc in the recent Faust box set).
# FAUST - MOMENTAUFNAHME I (Bureau B BB404) LP £26.00 - Excellent unreleased 1970s Wümme archives, previously only available in the "1971-1974" box set.
THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL SEX OPERA BAND - ANITA (Golden Pavilion GPMUSIC01LP) LP £14.00 - Extraordinary Dutch whacked-out psychedelic album from 1969. © 1969.
FREE / SLOPE - BLISSFUL REPETITIONS (Polytechnic Youth PY138: clear vinyl) LP £15.00 - Swedish solo multi-instrumentalist Daniel Fridlund Brandt working in the minimal motorik vein, with Harmonia, Kraftwerk, Rother, La Düsseldorf influences. © 2022.
# GARYBALDI - NUDA (btf.it VMLP114: 180g vinyl,triple-GF) LP £27.00 -"Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Classic Italian 1972 Henrixy cosmic psych & blues rock, with guitar wizard "Bambi" P.N. Fossati. P&P = 7 units!
# GARYBALDI - ASTROLABIO (Vinyl Magic VM LP 116: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" Classic Italian Hendrix inspired space-rock. Their 2nd LP, © 1973.
AX GENRICH - WAVE CUT (Sunhair Music SH 0026: IN) LP £20.00 - The sequel to "Psychedelic Guitar" is even more Guru Guru styled, yet also so vital & surprising! © 1995. 300 copy hand numbered edition on yellow vinyl
GILA - GILA "FREE ELECTRIC SOUND" (Garden of Delights LP 044: GF) LP £23.00 - Gila's 1971 debut. The best LP Pink Floyd never made! Imagine a mix of cosmic "Umagumma" styles, Ash Ra Tempel & Popol Vuh. This is widely regarded as one of the finest Krautrock albums. 2000 copy numbered edition with folded poster & 20-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.
# GLEEMEN - GLEEMEN (Vinyl Magic VMLP132: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Transparent Vinyl" The band before Garybaldi, with the same heavy sound, but much more psychedelic, & shorter tracks. © 1970. P&P = 7 units!
# GOBLIN - PROFONDO ROSSO (AMS Records/Cinevox LP OST 041: GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Purple Coloured Vinyl" Classic debut by Goblin, soundtrack to the Dario Argento film (aka "Deep Red") starring David Hemmings. © 1975.
# GURANFOE - GUMBO GUMBO (Round Rover Musical Endeavours RRME-001) LP £21.00 - Second general release album from this superb instrumental progressive with Zappa, Canterbury & other influences, plus lots that's their own "Speckled Mount Ash" vinyl, limited to 250 pieces.
HANUMAN - HANUMAN (Missing Vinyl MV013) LP £19.00 - Hinting at label-mates Out Of Focus, but more lyrical & offbeat. Excellent musically, pretty angst ridden, & full of clever changes, unusual rhythmic structures, solos, etc. © 1971.
JUKKA HAURU & SUPERKINGS - POP LIISA LIVE IN STUDIO 02 (Svart SRE002) LP £20.00 - High flying guitar-fronted instrumental fusion from Finland. Live on 10/10/1973.
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 - STAND BY (Bureau B BB 331) LP £20.00 - The ultimate power synth-rock opus - amazing! King Crimson trip into hyperspace! © 1979.
HELDON - THE ELECTRONIC GUERILLAS (Bootleg: IN) LP m/ex+ £100.00 - This is the Richard Pinhas & Alain Renaud line-up live in Paris (26/5/75). It also contains a 2'08" studio track circa 1982. Copy #90/100.
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.
HOOFFOOT - THE LIGHTS IN THE AISLE WILL GUIDE YOU (Paura Di Niente PDN002) LP £22.00 - Great new Swedish supergroup. Their excellent 2nd album with only two members continuing from the debut, & four slight diversions in style, Elephant9 touches again, plus Jukka Tolonen & Canterbury stylisms. © 2019.
MICHEL HUYGEN - BARCELONA 1992 (Thunderbolt THBL 056) LP new/ex+ £9.00 - © 1986. TV movie soundtrack from Neuronium leader.
# IBIS - IBIS (Vinyl Magic VMLP169) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Deluxe Yellow Vinyl" - 2nd album by ex-New Trolls musicians, mostly hard-rock & complex progressive. P&P = 7 units!
JADE WARRIOR - JADE WARRIOR (Repertoire REP 2285 V180: GF) LP £18.00 - 1st album (© 1971) by this really unique British band, blending rock, folk, oriental styles. Originally issued on Vertigo. 180g vinyl.
JOY UNLIMITED - SCHMETTERLINGE (Garden of Delights LP 021: GF) LP £20.00 - Ambitious conceptual rock ballad suite that runs from spacious jazz (hints of Xhol & Out Of Focus), via psych onto a wild tongue-in-cheek raunchy blues, etc. Originally on the Pilz label, © 1971. 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units
JOY UNLIMITED - REFLECTIONS (Garden of Delights LP 022) LP £20.00 - 3rd LP, with Joy Fleming being replaced by Ken Traylor, akin to Colosseum, Gravy Train, Raw Material, etc. Plus bonus tracks: "Early Morning Moanin/Proud Angelina" single. 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.
JOY UNLIMITED - MINNE (Garden of Delights LP 023) LP £20.00 - A very Teutonic, slightly Floh De Cologne like, progressive folk-rock, fleshed-out by a near-on mini orchestra version of Joy Unlimited, with German vocals. © 1975. 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet.
# JUMBO - VIETATO AI MINORI DI 18 ANNI? (Vinyl Magic VM LP 084: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" The 1973 masterpiece from this Italian progressive rock band: radical, frenzied & tripped-out. Features Battiato & Aktuala members. P&P = 7 units!
KAIAMBÁ - MADE IN BRAZIL (New Music - Green Tree GTR 148-1) LP £14.00 - Excellent little-known album by this Brazilian trippy psychedelic band with Gong connections. Recorded in 2006, released in 2014.
KLUSTER - KLOPFZEICHEN (Bureau B BB 110: RE) LP £22.00 - Trio of Schnitzler/Moebius/Roedelius. Their 1971 debut of fantastic dark avant-garde Krautrock.
KLUSTER - ZWEI OSTEREI (Bureau B BB 111: RE) LP £22.00 - Manic echo avant-garde industrial krautrock, pre-Cluster with Konrad Schnitzler. 2nd LP, also from 1971.
THE ROLF KÜHN GROUP - TOTAL SPACE (MPS 0214251MSW) LP £20.00 - Legendary 1975 experimental jazz fusion session featuring Joachim Kuhn, Daniel Humair, Philip Catherine, Gerd Dudek, etc.
LAGGER BLUES MACHINE - LAGGER BLUES MACHINE (Amber Soundroom AS LP 041: IN) LP £20.00 - Amazing Belgian classical & heavy progressive, kinda Frumpy meets many an Italian band. © 1971.
THE LAND OF YRX - FORGET THE LESSONS OF THE PAST! (SELECTED CASSETTE RECORDINGS MAY 1983 - AUGUST 1984) (Polytechnic Youth PY136) LP £10.00 - First ever vinyl LP release by The Land Of Yrx, a compilation of tracks from their classic era!
LIED DES TEUFELS - LIED DES TEUFELS (Missing Vinyl MV007) LP £19.00 - Ex-Hanuman, with a Lokomotive Kreuzberg/Floh De Cologne type edge. © 1973.
MAAJUN - VIVRE LA MORT DU VIEUX MONDE (Souffle Continu FFL077) LP £24.00 - Legendary French prog/psych/folk-underground album from 1971. Precursor to Mahjun. P&P = 7 units.
# MAXOPHONE - MAXOPHONE (AMS Records AMS LP 23: GF) LP £27.00 - Complex 1970's Italian progressive with Genesis, Arti+Mestieri, PFM type mixture. Italian vocal version. P&P = 7 units!
# MISSUS BEASTLY - MISSUS BEASTLY (Garden of Delights LP 012: GF) LP £20.00 - Strangely off-key, out-on-a-limb, jazz/bluesy psych sounds, kinda Hendrix gone Kraut meets Embryo & Dauner. Very dated, but nicely so! © 1970. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet. Aka "Nara Asst Incense".
MISSUS BEASTLY - MISSUS BEASTLY (Garden of Delights LP 017: 1xBT) LP £20.00 - Top rate 1974 Kraut jazz-fusion. 2nd album, kinda early Passport meets Embryo & Niagara, & totally riddled with solos. 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet.
MISSUS BEASTLY - BREMEN 1974 (Garden of Delights LP 018) LP £20.00 - Excellent quality live, with unique line-up featuring Eddy Marron from Dzyan! Just 3 big tracks - all unique! 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet.
MOEBIUS & PLANK - RASTAKRAUT PASTA (Bureau B BB048: RE) LP £20.00 - Take the Cluster, Neu!, Kraftwerk type sound & mix in a bit of dub, reggae & other things. Unique! © 1980.
THE MOTHMEN - PAY ATTENTION! (On-U Sounds LP 2) LP ex+/vg £40.00 - 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.
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.
MURPHY BLEND - FIRST LOSS (Missing Vinyl MV008) LP £19.00 - Classical syled German progressive (© 1970), with hints of Jane, Epsilon, Pell Mell, some Coloseum, etc. Actually very Teutonic with original style.
# MURPLE - IO SONO MURPLE (AMS Records AMSLP44: GF) LP £27.00 - Dreamy Italian progressive classic, otherworldly & delicate, with Italian lyrics, lots of keyboards/synths/guitars. © 1974.
MYTHOS - MYTHOS (Ohr 20 21200-6: RM,GF) LP £26.00 - The Ohr space-rock classic (© 1972), from Pink Floyd & Quintessence realms onto Ash Ra Tempel! Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue.
MYTHOS - DREAMLAB (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KM 58.016: RM) LP £25.00 - Classic 1972 album of cosmic flute led space-rock, with lots of synths, Mellotron, dark VdGG/Floyd/Focus realms. Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue.
NEU! - NEU! 75 (Grönland LPGRONIII: GF,RE) LP £17.00 - The embryo of La Dusseldorf: Dinger, Rother, Dinger & Lampe. Varied album with all sorts of Neu! & Rother solo styles. © 1975.
NEW TROLLS - CONCERTO GROSSO PER 1 (Cetra/Vinyl Magic VMLP 129: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £23.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Classic collaboration with Luis Bacalov, a soundtrack LP.
# NEW TROLLS - UT (Vinyl Magic VM LP 138: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" - The Italians certainly knew how to do heavy progressive rock - this one sizzles (mostly)! © 1972. P&P = 7 units!
# NEW TROLLS - N.T. ATOMIC SYSTEM (Azzurra Music/Magma LP1017: GF) LP £27.00 - Varied 1973 offering, running the gamut of their styles. Includes classic rendition of "Night On Bare Mountain". P&P = 7 units!
# NEW TROLLS - TEMPI DISPARI (Azzurra Music/Magma LP1018: GF) LP £27.00 - Classic instrumental live album circa 1974, just 2 tracks & quite jazzy (Osanna-ish) for New Trolls!
NINE DAYS WONDER - NINE DAYS WONDER (Bacillus 9861916) LP £24.00 - These were totally out & radical Krautrock fusion, complex, eccentric, beyond Message! Lots of complex changes, rock & jazz schizopheria akin to classic Zappa. Their 1971 debut. With Hipgnosis cover design.
NINE DAYS WONDER - ONLY THE DANCERS (Bacillus 9860919: GF) LP £26.00 - 3rd album, more sophisticated with stronger, yet still strange, songs. Features Dave Jackson (Van der Graaf Generator) & Steve Robinson (2066 & Then) as guests. These may be on coloured vinyl.
N.U.N. - NOCTURNAL DISCOMBOBULATION (Telesterion Records 004) 7"EP £6.00 - Composed by Are Mundal. Limited numbered edition of 100 copies. © 2021.
NURSE WITH WOUND - TO THE QUIET MEN FROM A TINY GIRL (United Dirter DPROMLP152: yellow vinyl) LP £20.00 - LP #2, with guest Jac Berrocal.
MIKE OLDFIELD - TUBULAR BELLS (Virgin V2001: 2nd pressing) LP ex/ex+ £6.00 - 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.
# OSAGE TRIBE - ARROW HEAD (Vinyl Magic VMLP37: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" Excellent heavy Italians on Bla Bla, features Battiato (uncredited) on vocals & keyboards. © 1972. P&P = 7 units!
# OSANNA - L'UOMO (Vinyl Magic VMLP 131: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £25.00 - 1971 debut, complex heavy & jazzy edged progressive with flutes & guitars to the fore, Italian & English vocals, akin to New Trolls. P&P = 7 units!
# OSANNA - MILANO CALIBRO 9 (Vinyl Magic VMLP 092: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Dynamic progressive film soundtrack featuring string arrangements by Luis Bacalov. Aka "Preludio Tema Variazioni Canzona". © 1972.
# OSANNA - PALEPOLI (Vinyl Magic VM LP 127: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" Osanna's finest (& most unusual) album, © 1972. P&P = 7 units!
# PERIGEO - ABBIAMO TUTTI UN BLUES DA PIANGERE (Schema SCEB927LP: GF) LP+CD £29.00 - 2nd album (© 1973) from this Italian prog-fusion band. Arguably their finest, & certainly their most experimental.
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 - ICELAND (Bureau B BB 393) LP £22.00 - 3rd solo (© 1980). Hautingly bleak & chillingly beautiful synths & guitar.
RICHARD PINHAS - L'ETHIQUE (Bureau B BB 293) LP £19.00 - Pinhas' ultimate album featuring the mighty "Dedicated to K.C.". © 1982.
POLONIO - BLOAD STATIONS*SYNTAX ERROR (ViNiLiSSSiMO MR-SSS 41 / Geometrik GR 2144) LP £11.00 - Spanish musician with an avant-synth cyclical style (ex-IT). © 1987.
# PROCESSION - FIABA (btf.it VMLP 123: GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green coloured LP" Typically complex powerful Italian progressive with guitar, sax & flute to the fore. P&P = 7 units!
PULSAR - BIENVENUE AU CONSEIL D'ADMINISTRATION (Musea FGBG 2020: IN) LP £12.00 - 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.
# QUELLA VECCHIA LOCANDA - QUELLA VECCHIA LOCANDA (Vinyl Magic VMLP 054: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" - Classic Italian dreamy progressive, towards PFM's sound. Their 1972 debut. P&P = 7 units!
# RACCOMANDATA RICEVUTA RITORNO - PER... UN MONDO DI CRISTALLO (Vinyl Magic VM LP 117: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - Excellent Italian progressive, complex & very varied in style. From Procession to Area to Il Balletto Di Bronzo to Samadhi to... © 1972.P&P = 7 units!
MICHEL REDOLFI - SONIC WATERS, UNDERWATER MUSIC 1979-1987 (Sub Rosa SR493V) LP £20.00 - Collection of works from his "Sonic Waters" releases. The liner notes say it is new unreleased mixes, & although much of it may sound familiar from the old releases a lot does seem to be new and different.
RENAISSANCE - RENAISSANCE (Repertoire REP 2278 V173: RM,GF) LP £18.00 - Legendary debut of trippy progressive with classical & folk touches, nothing like the later Annie Haslam lead incarnation. © 1969. 180g vinyl.
SHAUN ROBERT - ATAVIST / ENVELOP (Institute For Alien Research IFAR001) 7" £2.50 - A bizarre lengthy single of sonic art construction, it reminds me of some Asmus Tietchens, freeform H.N.A.S. & that weirdo File Under Pop single that Rough Trade issued. Nurse With Wound fans may like it too. © 2019.
RUPHUS - NEW BORN DAY (Karisma KAR162LPC2: GF,white vinyl) LP £26.00 - Classic debut (© 1973) by this Norwegian progressive band, with male & female vocals, heavy & spacey parts, lots of keyboards, towards the first Earth & Fire with a touch of Sandrose, etc.
SANTANA - CARAVANSERAI (CBS S 65299: GF) LP ex/vg+ £5.00 - Santana's most esoteric but powerful album, with dual guitars overdose!
SBB - NOWY HORYZONT (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.
GÜNTER SCHICKERT - UBERFALLIG (Bureau B BB 96: RE) LP £22.00 - Master echo-guitarist, a pioneer of the genre alongside Manuel Gottsching, but working in darker realms, with stranger moods in his art. A unique concoction! © 1979.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - PARACON (THE PARAGON SESSION OUTTAKES 1978-1979) (Bureau B BB355) LP £20.00 - Excellent previously unreleased sessions at Peter Baumann's studio in 1978-1979.
# SEMIRAMIS - DEDICATO A FRAZZ (Trident TRI1004: GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Another of the great Trident bands (alongside Biglietto Per l'Inferno), & another classic of 1970's Italian progressive! © 1973.
SEMOOL - ESSAIS (Souffle Continu FFL006) LP £19.00 - 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!
# SENSATIONS' FIX - FRAGMENTS OF LIGHT (btf.it VMLP213) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Blue coloured LP" Imagine a mixture of early Heldon, Pulsar & spacey Italian rock, with a great Fripp-like guitarist. That's Sensations' Fix! © 1974.
# SENSATIONS' FIX - FINEST FINGER (btf.it VMLP214: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green coloured LP" Classic Italian prog. © 1976.
SIDDHARTHA - WELTSCHMERZ (Garden of Delights LP 013) LP £20.00 - 1975 self-produced Krautrock obscurity, with Pink Floyd/Anaolgy touches, a touch amateurishly produced but... 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.
SILOAH - SILOAH (Garden of Delights LP 029: 2xBT) LP £20.00 - Aka "Saureadler" (1970 LP), obscure hippy Krautrock underground with hints of Amon Düül's "Paradieswarts Düül". 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.
SILOAH - SUKRAM GURK (Garden of Delights LP 033: 1xBT) LP £20.00 - 2nd LP (1972), more hippy blues-rock than stoned Düül-isms on this one, with hints of Ainigma, early Jane, Necronomicon, though pretty amateurish & untogether. Nice organ & good jamming trips. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.
SKY MUSIC - A TRIBUTE TO TERJE RYPDAL VOL. 2 (Rune Grammofon RLP 2195) LP £19.00 - Project instigated by Henry Kaiser with an all-star cast of Scandinavian & American talent, presenting two bigger, more improvised Rypdal jazz-rock works on this one. Includes CD version.
SONDE - EN CONCERT (Music Gallery Editions MGE 14: IN) LP ex/ex £50.00 - 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!
STERN-COMBO MEISSEN - WEISSES GOLD (Amiga 8 55 636: blue labels) LP ex+/vg £13.00 - Classic DDR symphonic spacey progressive. 2nd album, © 1979.
SUPERFJORD - FOR THE MOMENT VOL. 1 (Strange Fish twenty four) LP £16.00 - Excellent space rock with a Krautrocky feel. Sealed copy, may be on black or coloured vinyl. © 2021.
TAIVAANVUOHI - POP LIISA LIVE IN STUDIO 04 (Svart SRE002) LP £20.00 - Excellent Finnish fusion band with all sorts of influences including a great Zappa cover. Live on 5/12/1973.
# I TEOREMI - I TEOREMI (AMS Records AMS LP 45: GF) LP £27.00 - Little known but legendary heavy progressive classic for New Trolls, Osanna, RDM, Gli Alluminogeni fans. Great guitar! © 1972. P&P = 7 units!
TETRAGON - STRETCH (Garden of Delights LP 004) LP £20.00 - Unreleased 1971 archives. Excellent instrumental classical rock, kinda Krautrock twist on Italian bands of the era, nods to ELP, Egg, Canterbury, etc. Includes a cover of John McLaughlin's "Dragon Song". 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.
TRACE IMPRINT - GOLITHA FALLS (private) LP £12.00 - Project of one Jon Chinn of Trappist Afterland, feeling more like some sort of fantasy soundtrack, with ambient & crossover library music like elements. © 2021
# TRIADE - 1998: STORIA DI SABAZIO (Vinyl Magic/Derby VMLP105: GF) LP £27.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Orange Coloured Vinyl" Richly crafted keyboard fronted Italian progressive with hints of Egg, Banco, Camel, etc. An Italian classic from 1973! P&P = 7 units!
UPPERSEPTION - CORNICULA (Korusuro Records KS 639.002: IN) LP £15.00 - Originally unreleased 1970 Berlin Krautrock. Not actually "pre Os Mundi" as stated on the sticker, but related, this LP contains rough demos of an excellent band mixing heavy rock, classical themes & space rock, with elements of Ruphus Zufall & Gila.
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.
# VITA NOVA - VITA NOVA (Garden of Delights LP 014: 2xBT) LP £20.00 - Eddy Marron (pre-Dzyan) 1971 album. Kinda Egg melded with Italian psych & Embryo, Arzachel meets New Trolls & Dzyan?! Also features Sylvester Levay (nowadays known for film soundtrack work). 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.
VOLCANO THE BEAR - GOLDEN RHYTHM/INK MUSIC (Rune Grammofon RLP 3127) LP £15.00 - Their last album (includes recordings from 2006 & 2008). © 2012. With download voucher.
WALLENSTEIN - BLITZKRIEG (Pilz 20 29064-6: RM,GF) LP £25.00 - "Back to the master tape" reissue of their classical space-rock debut (© 1972) with great energy & dynamics, features Cosmic Jokers Jurgen Dollase & Harald Grosskopf.
WALLENSTEIN - COSMIC CENTURY (Die Kosmischen Kuriere 658006-6: RM) LP £25.00 - "Back to the master tape" reissue of their 3rd album (1973). "Pink Floyd meets Van der Graaf Generator" on a classical rock trip.
# WALTER WEGMULLER - TAROT (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KK 22/58.003: GF) 2LP £43.00 - The ultimate Cosmic Jokers session (© 1973), with Jerry Berkers, Jurgen Dollase, Hartmut Enke, Manuel Gottsching, Harald Grosskopf, Klaus Schulze & Walter Westrupp. Widely rated as one of the finest of the Kosmische "Berlin School" related projects, now as a new "Back to the master tapes" edition remastered by Dieter Dierks & Dennis Flüchter.
WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - BAUER PLATH (ZYX OHR 70035-1) LP £14.00 - 3rd album (© 1972), with Jurgen Dollase, Jerry Berkers, Harald Grosskopf, etc.
WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - DER JESUSPILZ - LIVE! (Sireena SIR 4045) LP £22.00 - Excellent concert document (circa 11/1971) from the Cosmic Buskers! © 2018.
WONDERLAND BAND - Nº 1 (Polydor 2371 125) LP m/vg £60.00 - 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.
XHOL CARAVAN - ELECTRIP (Garden of Delights LP 045) CD £23.00 - Underground Krautrock fusion & psychedelic masterwork! One part Mothers "Uncle Meat/King Kong" with electric sax & one part early Kraut: Faust/Nosferatu/Alcatraz vein. Intensive & radical. Plus their "Planet Earth/So Down" single! 2000 copy numbered edition with 68-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 10 units.
YAMASH'TA & THE HORIZON - SUNRISE FROM WEST SEA "LIVE" (Wewantsounds: GF) LP £23.00 - Originally a 1971 impossibly rare Japanese LP, & unknown of by us until a decade or so ago. This historic Yamash'ta concert super-session with legends Masahiko Satoh (Sound Breakers/Amalgamation) & Takehisa Kosugi (of Taj Mahal Travellers) is fascinating!
YES - GOING FOR THE ONE (Atlantic K50379: triple-GF,IN) LP vg-ex+/ex £4.00 - 1977 album, with the return of Rick Wakeman. With very lavish triple fold-out cover.
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.
FRANK ZAPPA - THE STRING QUARTET (Flashback 04.89.0104-33) LP m/ex+ £50.00 - Rare splatter vinyl bootleg (© 1989). The Mothers Of Invention feat. Wild Man Fischer live in Fullerton (8/11/68).
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