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RABIH ABOU-KHALIL - THE CACTUS OF KNOWLEDGE (Enja ENJ-9401 2: CC,BK) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 - © 2001. Surprisingly good considering it features 8 winds players.
THE AMBUSH PARTY - THE AMBUSH PARTY (De Platenbakkerij
PB0000: DP) CD m/vg+
£5.00 £4.00 - Dutch jazz & new music fusion
outfit. © 2011.
DAVID BORDEN - THE CONTINUING STORY OF COUNTERPOINT, PARTS
5-8 (Cuneiform Rune 21) CD ex+/ex
£5.00 £4.00 - Borden's continuing
systemic saga (1977-79 works), with unique guitar lines from Gabriel Borden.
Note that the booklet is lost, included is a self-printed 4-page booklet.
ROBERT CALVERT - CENTIGRADE 232 (Voiceprint VP403CD) CD
£4.00 £3.00 - Poetry from one-time Hawkwind vocalist. This does
not have the limited edition booklet or plastic wallet!
MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - MONO OPERA "WHAT IS PO..?" (MIR
Records MCD 1041) CDR m/m
£8.00 £5.00 - Russian experimental synthesist,
this has voice-reciting by Natalya Vlassova. © 2014.
DEEP PURPLE - IN ROCK (Parlophone 7243 8 34019 2 5: RE) CD
£4.00 £3.00 - "Anniversary Edition" of their 1970
LP, includes 7 bonus tracks &
studio chat (34'41").
DEEP SKY DIVERS - THE NEW FAST LANE (Anyrobinhood arh0011)
£3.00 £2.00 - Syrupy new-age from England, includes some
reworked versions of old tracks. © 2003.
THE DEVOTEES - EATING OUT (Total Jazz TJ001) CD £3.00 - Leicester varied jazz-fusion band. Original compositions & cover versions (Chick Corea, etc). © 1995.
DON'S MOBILE BARBERS - VERSION TWO POINT ZERO (Cordelia cd037) CD £1.00 - Lopsided pop: if The Residents or Flying Lizards had been a 1960s beat band?
ENDGAME - ICH BIN SCHIZOPHRENE (Auricle AMCDR 022) CDR £5.00 - Promo, not numbered.
ENDGAME - PROTOPLASM (Auricle AMEGD1) CDR £2.99 - Case marked PROMO & silver CD.
ENDGAME - LIVE, VOL. VI (Auricle AMEGL6) CDR £2.99 - Ex display copy.
TODD FLETCHER - STAR (Arya Y02) CD ex+/m £4.50 - American ambient (very slightly trancey) in Steve Roach or Pete Namlook realms, with piantistic lead. © 1998.
MATTHIAS FREY - TRAILS AND TRACES (INAK 9058: DP) CD
£7.00 - A mixture of ethnic & classical jazz musics, fusions that often
remind of Leicester's Chris Conway, ex-PSI. © 1998.
GAL - HINAUS:: IN DEN, WALD (Klanggalerie gg52) CD ex+/vg+ £1.00 - Austrian composer Bernhard Gal. Sounds like a haiku poet (female) reading & walking on crumpled paper! © 2004.
RICHARD GARET - DECENTERING (Sourdine SD005) CD ex+/nc
£3.00 - This is missing the brown paper envelope. Comes in a polysleeve with
insert. Abstract experimental music.
LISA GERRARD - WHALE RIDER (4AD CAD 2304CD: DP in O-card) CD m/ex+ £4.00 - Soundtrack to a film by Niki Caro, includes voice excerpts from the film. © 2003.
GRATEFUL DEAD - AOXOMOXOA (Warner Bros. 7599-27178-2) CD ex+/m £4.00 - Influential US rock band featuring Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh, etc. © 1969.
TRILOK GURTU - CRAZY SAINTS (CMP CD 66) CD ex/ex+ £3.50 - Lively fusion of jazz & ethnic styles, with Shobha Gurtu, Pat Metheny, Louis Sclavis, Joe Zawinul, etc. © 1993.
GURU GURU - MOSHI MOSHI (Think Progressive TPCD 1.705.001) CD £7.00 - Extremely varied 1997 album, with Luigi Archetti (Tiere Der Nacht) replacing Dieter Bornschlegel.
HORIZON TRIO - CATCH IT IF YOU CAN (ZenneZ Records ZR1311001: DP) CD m/m £2.00 - Dutch world-jazz trio (alto clarinet/vocals/guitar+violin) led by Steven Kamperman. © 2013.
# INDIANHEAD - THE GUN SPEAKS (Headstone CDSTONE3: CC) CD £3.00 - Noisy industrial & dark techno grunge madness, ex-New World Chaos. Sealed copy of this Limited Edition. © 1997.
PAULO J FERREIRA LOPES - FEEZE (atrito-afeito 001) CDR m/m
£2.00 - Canadian based Portuguese experimental synthesist. © 2013.
LOREN MAZZACANE CONNORS & SUZANNE LANGILLE - CRUCIBLE
(Black Label BLACK 4) ex+/nc
£4.00 £3.00 - Uncased with front
booklet only! Experimental music for guitar & voice.
MESCHPLAN - THE MESCHPLAN TAPES (BORG 001: DP) CD m/ex+
£4.00 - Synth stuff. Apparently a 40 minute single according to their Facebook
MK. ORCHESTRIN - - 28 + ALIENI (Ambiances Magnétiques AM 080 CD: CC) CD ex+/ex+ £6.00 - Aka Mirko Sabatini, Italian drummer/experimentalist (inspired by Chris Cutler?). © 1999.
NEUE AERA - AERABIAN (Long Hair LHC 00096) CD
£8.00 - Debut release from the Muck Groh instigated Aera reformation, also
featured are Christoph Krieger & Wolfgang Teske.
# MANI NEUMEIER & GUESTS - TERRA AMPHIBIA 2 (Captain Trip CTCD-108) CD m/vg+ £7.00 - More of a hybrid of late-1990s Guru Guru incarnations than volume 1, with Archetti (Guru Guru & Tiere Der Nacht) & Reffert (Flute & Voice & late-1980's Guru Guru) making a more upbeat music. © 1998.
NOSESOUL - ETHIK BLUES / WINTERBIRDS HELPED THE PASSENGERS (Silentes cd+dvd 200719) CD+DVD ex+/ex+ £5.00 - Deep floaty drifts, hints of Aeoliah/Lorentzen/Stearns/etc.
MICHAEL NYMAN - THE PIANO (MN MNRCD107) CD ex/ex+
£2.50 - "The Composer's Cut Series Vol. III" version of this
Soundtrack. © 2005.
OCTOBER EQUUS QUARTET - ISLA PURGATORIO (Clamshell Records CR 15) CD £8.00 - Alternative jazz-fusion incarnation featuring jazz saxophonist Alfonso Muñoz. © 2013.
DANIEL PADDEN - PAUSE FOR THE JET (Dekorder 026: CC) CD £5.00 - 2008 solo album from Volcano The Bear member, a collection of songs & bizarre curios.
NICK PARKIN - ENTROPOLIS (Soleilmoon SOL 112 CD) CD m/m £5.00 - Sonic fabrics, ooze, synth sludge, rhythmic excursions from late-1990's Tuu member. © 2001.
PINK FLOYD - UMMAGUMMA (EMI United Kingdom 8 31213/31214 2: RM) 2CD ex+/? £5.00 - Their 1969 masterwork! LP 1: live in concert, LP 2: solo works. Cheap copy because it only has the "Studio album" booklet & "Live Album" tray card.
PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI - PER UN AMICO (RCA ND 71784: RE)
£6.00 £5.00 - Includes authentic tray card but the booklet has
been lost, included is a self-printed 4-page booklet.
SAMKHA - SAMKHA (Boheme CDBMR810027) CD £9.00 - Ethnic music from St. Petersburg, an acoustic ensemble with the panache of The Rain Garden, Aquabats, Oregon, & the likes.
BORIS SAVOLDELLI & ELLIOTT SHARP - PROTOPLASMIC
(Moonjune MJR025: DP) CD
£6.00 £5.00 - Wild stuff from Savoldelli
(vocals/electronics) & Sharp (guitars/sax/electronics).
SHAPESHIFTER - MAUREEN ANDERSON'S SHAPESHIFTER (Shapeshifter ShapeCD014) CD £1.00 - Maybe I could describe this as... “Nico & The Faction meet a cabaret act, an Elton John/Keith Emerson personallity at the keys, a jazz-punk drummer & a wannabe prog bass/guitarist”. Features samples courtesy of Genesis P. Orridge & Larry Thrasher.
JIM STALEY WITH BORAH BERGMAN & PHOEBE LEGERE - BLIND
PURSUITS (Einstein Records 011) ex+/nc
£4.00 £3.00 - Uncased with
front booklet only, very unusual free improvisation works for piano, trombone,
didgeridoo, voice & accordion.
THE STINKING BADGER - CHUNX VOLUME 1 (TaperTime TT01) CDR m/m £1.00 - Collection of solo recordings (1990-97) by one time New 7th Music and A Band associate, aka Teledu. Release version, has 49 tracks instead of 51 (some are different), total time = 64'16".
TANGERINE DREAM - UNDERWATER SUNLIGHT (Castle Music CMRCD654) CD m/m £3.50 - © 1986. With Paul Haslinger replacing Johannes Schmoelling.
TANGERINE DREAM - TOURNADO (Documents/Eastgate 232645: DP) CD m/ex+ £2.50 - Edgar & Jerome Froese live in Zabrze (23/4/1997).
TANGERINE DREAM - OCEAN WAVES COLLECTION (Purple Pyramid CLP 9276) CD ex+/m £7.00 - 2009 reissue of compilation previously released on E@stgate in 2007!
ANTONIO TESTA - INFRAMUNDIS (Faria FAR-14: CC) CD ex+/ex+
£5.50 - Italian ambient musician, using percussion, synthesizers, etc. Of
course regular collaborator Alio Die is involved. © 2007. Elaborate arty
postcard size portfolio cover/package with 3 inserts.
THTX - THE FLICKERING SKY (Sulatron st0902) CD
£7.50 - American space-rock jamming duo (& guests) from Detroit. Includes a
cover of Van der Graaf Generator's "Darkness (11/11)". © 2009.
TÔ - ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (Fissur ur 04) CDR ex+/ £1.00 - French sonic explorer Thomas Tilly. Location recordings from Guniea with manipulation & reconstruction at home. © 2005.
UNOMA - CROMA (Luna Negra CDLN-25/Musea FGBG 4506.AR) CD £5.00 - Spanish largely instrumental fusion prog with some licks that remind of Ray Russell/Jeff Beck territory meets The Enid when gets a bit more classical edged. © 2003.
FRED VAN DUIJNHOVEN - BREUK (P.J.J. 04: CC) CDS ex+/m £1.00 - Dutch drummer, mainly solo drums but does feature guests on two tracks. © 2013.
CYRILLE VERDEAUX - NOCTURNES DIGITALES (Clearlight 888 Music C8M-102) CD new/ex+ £8.00 - Cyrille (ex-Clearlight) in a very sedate classical mood, with tinkling ivories & flutey synths. © 1981 (originally a Fortuna cassette).
FLORIAN WITTENBURG - FOUR WAVES (Nur/Nicht/Nur 118 03 06:
£6.00 £5.00 - Keyboard works, starting in contemporary
jazz/classical vein, with a systemic track midway & ending as ambient
synth. © 2018.
AMBIANCES MAGNÉTIQUES VOLUME 3: INÉDITS (Ambiances
Magnétiques AM 050: CC,BK) CD ex/vg+
£5.00 £4.00 - Collection of
unreleased material: Rene Lussier, Jean Derome, Joane Hétu, Robert Marcel
Lepage, Danielle P. Roger, André Duchesne, Diane Labrose, etc.
BEYOND THE SEA (Cordelia CD040: DP) CD
£7.00 £6.00 -
"The Surf instrumental bands of the world fearlessly extend their
repertoire". Don's Mobile Barbers, Thurston Lava Tube, & 24 others!
KLANGBILDER (Innovative Communication IC 05953: CC) CD ex+/vg+ £1.00- Sampler inc. some unique extracts. This version was never sold but came free with the 1998 IC campaign catalogue (not included here). With Klaus Buntrock, Dancing Fantasy, G.E.N.E., Megabyte, Software, etc.
NIGHT MUSIC: THE BEST OF AD MUSIC VOLUME 5 (AD Music AD77CD)
£6.00 £4.00 - Cheap intro to label: Robert Fox, Richard Bone, Robert
de Fresnes, David Wright, Enterphase, etc.
PRODUCT 06 (Crónica 023) CD vg+/ex+ £1.00 - Largely abstract soundscapes of reversed/stretched/mutated sound by: Pawel Grabowski, The Beautiful Schizophonic, James Eck Rippie & Paulo Raposo. Nice Mellotron sample loops on last track! © 2005.
TANGRAM SAMPLER (Tangram: CC) CD ex+/vg+
- Promo label sampler: D. Malherbe, L. Ehrlich, B. Letort, Limborg, J.P.
Voindrot. © 1993. Sleeve has some price sticker ink transferance saying:
ARSENAL - SECOND WIND (Melodia С60 23369 002) LP
£8.00 £6.00 - Top Russian jazz-rock group, towards Passport,
Mahavishnu Orchestra, etc. © 1985.
BACILY - SLUNECNI VEK (Supraphon 1113 2889: RE) LP vg-ex+/vg
£3.00 £2.00 - Obscure Czech rock, typical of the era, sounds like a more
commercial Olympic. © 1981.
PIERRE BENSUSAN - MUSIQUES (Rounder 3038) LP ex+/ex+
£4.00 - French-Algerian folk guitarist & singer. A varied collection of
folk tunes & improvisations. © 1980.
PHILIPPE CAILLAT GROUP - FRENCH CONNECTION, DIRTY RATS
(JA&RO 003) LP ex+/vg+
£11.00 £8.00 - Typical French jazz-fusion
with an eccentric edge. © 1981. Guitarist Philippe Caillat was previously in
the German prog-fusion band Frob.
CITY - DREAMER (Amiga 8 55 816) LP ex+/vg £3.50 - DDR progressive. English vocal re-recordings from early LPs. Aka "Dreamland" outside the DDR.
COLOR - UJ SZÍNEK / NEW COLORS (Pepita SLPX 17674) LP
£3.00 £2.00 - Hungarian prog/pop band, a bit like Olympic.
Export version of their 1982 album.
CORVINA - UTAK ELOTT (Pepita SLPX 17485) LP vg+/vg
£2.50 - Obscure early-1970's Hungarian prog & pop-rock in Omega/Locomotiv
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
(Island ILPS 9132: picture label) LP vg-ex/vg
£5.00 £4.00 - Supergroup
of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake & Carl Palmer. © 1970.
THE ENID - THE SPELL (Enid ENID 8: GF) 2x12" ex/g £2.00 - More rock styled & featuring vocals. Quite unique though. © 1985.
v GILLAN -
FUTURE SHOCK (Virgin 203.596) LP ex/ex
£5.99 £4.00 £3.00 - Former
Deep Purple vocalist & band (feat. Colin Towns). Dutch pressing: deluxe
gatefold wallet/book cover. © 1981.
THE GOOD FORCE - HØRPROBEN (Demo Suzuki DSLP001) LP m/m £8.00 - 200 copy edition.
THE GOOD FORCE - A SAUCERFUL OF ANTI-MATTER (Demo Suzuki DSLP002) LP m/m £8.00 - Numbered edition of 150 copies on pink vinyl. Should include download code.
BO HANSSON - MUSIC INSPIRED BY WATERSHIP DOWN (Charisma 9124
015: IN) LP ex+/g+
£5.00 £4.00 - 4th album, © 1977. Again featuring
Kenny Hakansson & Thomas Netzler.
KITARO - IN PERSON DIGITAL (Kuckuck 054) LP ex-m/ex
£4.50 - You'd hardly know this was live, yet the 3 additional musicians are
very noticeable, very spacious & almost rock music at times. © 1980.
DIDIER LOCKWOOD GROUP - DIDIER LOCKWOOD GROUP (JMS 032: IN)
£2.00 £1.00 - Someone bought this off us years ago with the
vinyl for "The Kid" inside. © 1984.
v ILIA MAYER
- VIDA NOCTURNA (Disboot DBOOT019) 12"
£4.00 £3.00 £2.00 -
Curious abstract electronica from Spain.
NAVEL - AMBIENT 1: MUSIC FOR SPACEPORTS (Taping Desk 06) MLP
£5.00 £4.00 - German ambient outfit in light "Discreet
Music"/Fripp & Eno/Cluster "Sowiesoso" vein. © 2009.
NEW HUMANS - DISASSOCIATE (Avant/Savant 001: PO) LP m/m
£7.50 - New York based atmos/noise outfit. © 2006. Apparently a 300 copy
NEW TROLLS - SENZA ORARIO SENZA BANDIERA (Cetra/Vinyl Magic
VMLP 130: GF) LP ex+/m
£9.00 £7.00 - 180g vinyl reissue (circa 2008) of
their 1968 debut.
MIKE OLDFIELD - TUBULAR BELLS (Virgin V2001: 3rd pressing)
£4.50 £3.50 - The Mike Oldfield classic! With guests: Viv
Stanshall, Jon Field, Lindsay Cooper, etc. © 1973.
THE PINK MICE - IN SYNTHESIZER SOUND (Europa E 1011) LP
£3.50 £2.00 - Classical rock adaptations of Bach, Tschaikowsky,
Schumann, Mozart, Suppe & Beethoven, with kitshy synth lead. A session band
featuring Lucifer's Friend musicians.
PLEASE WAIT - LOOK AROUND, SEE INSIDE (Caleiah CLH019) LP
£2.00 - Any fans of Spanish hardcore? Actually sounds like Killing Joke gone
grunge to me! Coloured vinyl!
GILES REAVES/JON GOIN - LETTING GO (MCA 6283) LP ex+/ex
£2.00 - Giles Reaves is nowadays a member of Spacecraft (US) cosmic new-age
band & soundtrack composer.
MARYLA RODOWICZ - ROK (Pronit SXL 1099) LP ex+/g
£1.50 - Polish singer & band. © 1974.
MARK SHREEVE - CRASH HEAD (Jive Electro HIP 42) LP new/nc
£1.00 - Nothing like his earlier cosmic synth albums, here he was the top UK
power-synthesist. © 1988.
TAMBOURINE - ТАМБУРИН (Melodia С60 27217 009) LP ex+/g+ £1.00 - Mainstream Russian rock band, © 1988.
TOMITA - KOSMOS (RCA Red Seal RL 42652) LP vg+-m/vg+
£2.00 - © 1978.
VANGELIS - CHARIOTS OF FIRE (Polydor POLS 1026) LP vg-ex/vg
£1.00 - 1982 version with "Accademy Award. Best Original Score 1981"
on front cover.
RICK WAKEMAN - JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH (A&M
AMLH 63621: GF,BK) LP vg-ex/ex
£4.00 £1.50 - Concept work narrated by
David Hemmings. © 1974.
YES - WONDEROUS STORIES/PARALLELS (Atlantic K 10999) 7" vg/vg £0.50 - © 1977.
YES - GOING FOR THE ONE (Atlantic K50379: triple-GF,IN) LP
£3.00 £2.00 - 1977 album, with the return of Rick Wakeman. With
very lavish triple fold-out cover.
ZEITGEIST - ZEITGEIST (Glückliche Zukunft INT 145.689: IN)
£2.50 £2.00 - German eccentric electro-pogo bouncy NDW with
female vocals in German. 2nd LP, © 1982.
GARETH HARDWICK & MACHINEFABRIEK (Low Point LP014) LP
£10.00 £7.50 - Pressed on semi-clear vinyl! Side each: Gareth
Hardwick (ooze drone stuff towards Troum/very floaty Vidna Obmana),
Machinefabriek (slabs of sound in Asmus Tietchens/Maeror Tri vein).
YES - UNION (Arista 411 558: 1xBT) MC ex+/ex+
£1.50 - © 1991.
ANT-BEE - THE GIRL WITH THE STARS IN HER HAIR (Goss Films)
£5.00 £3.50 - 1991 rare video demo from Zappa/Mothers inspired
US band, only 6'50" but...!
GRATEFUL DEAD - ANTHEM TO BEAUTY (Eagle Vision CLASS 105) VHS ex+/ex+ £2.00
LED ZEPPELIN - THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME (Warner Home Video PES
£2.99 £2.00 - Live at Madison Square Garden. © 1976.
JAN NICKMAN, PAUL SPEER & DAVID LANZ - NATURAL STATES
(Miramar MPV-8401) VHS ex+/m
£8.00 £6.00 - Film directed by Jan Nickman,
music by Speer & Lanz. © 1985.
JAN NICKMAN, PAUL SPEER & DAVID LANZ - NATURAL STATES /
DESERT VISION (Bootleg) DVDR m/m
£3.50 £3.00 - 2 films directed by Jan
Nickman, produced & engineered by Paul Speer, with instrumental music by
Speer & Lanz, featuring Deuter! Total = 96'24"
PINK FLOYD - PULSE (Picture Music International MVD 4914363) VHS £2.00 - "Filmed at London Earls Court 20·10·94"
QUIKION + LITHUMA QNOMBUS - LIVE (Poseidon PPS-001) DVD
£19.00 £14.00 - Collaboration by these 2 bands in concert, in the
vein of After Dinner or Wha-Ha-Ha, but with accordion as lead solo instrument,
European folk melodies and such-like. The female singer resembles Haco. NTSC
format, © 2005.
RADIOHEAD - MEETING PEOPLE IS EASY (Parlophone 7243 4 92142
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