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Catalogue # 197 (November-December 2022), online version


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How do I order?
Most Ultima Thule releases can now be purchased via PayPal at Bandcamp or Discogs. You can also order or pay by other methods.
As it's not practical to add shopping cart to everything on the UT catalogue, instead copy text from the listing and paste it into an email.
Ask to reserve, pay by registered credit/debit card: utle1uk@btconnect.com or request a PayPal invoice: utle2uk@btconnect.com
You can also phone 0116 2702354, or message Alan Freeman on Facebook, chat at ultimthulemusic or order via Discogs
See: mail-order for more detailed info, p&p rates, etc. More options at the bottom of this page.

Books & Magazines

There are now loads of issues of Audion available as multimedia download versions, including several brand new issues.
All can be purchased as easy downloads at Bandcamp. Visit the Audion page for all the latest info.
Most printed back-issues of Audion magazines are also for sale via Bandcamp. See here or the panel below...

New, out now...

A Fistful Of Spaghetti
Italian music encyclopedia
large A4 soft-bound book

We wanted to publish this book 20 years ago, but we were far from having all the info we need to do a proper job. Now, having heard everything of repute from this wonderful scene, we managed to get it all together and organise it into a book format.

specifications: A4 276 pages total, internal pages: 272 (240 black & white text, 16 colour and 16 black & white picture pages.

More info here

Preview taster video:

taster pdf:
A Fistful Of Spaghetti; pages 33-48 promo



assorted items...

All publications are in English language unless otherwise stated!

P&P = 2 units unless otherwise stated!

v  = reduced item


COSMIC PRICE GUIDE TO ORIGINAL KRAUTROCK RECORDS (CPG Books ISBN 3-9810109-0-6) m/m £25.00 - "Revised & updated 2nd edition 2006" hard-back - in German & English. An interesting reference tool, but some of the prices are way-off! Still has some errors from the previous version: i.e. the Baumann/Koek LP filed in the Peter Baumann section. Dedicated to S.F. P&P = 12 units.

E-MIX 1.2 (1992) vg+ £2.00 £1.00 £0.50 - Yanni, Ottmar Liebert, William Aura, May East, etc.

HARMONIE No.2 (3/86: French) ex £5.00 £3.00 - Pallas, Jean-Pascal Boffo, Nuance, Uppsala, Abel Ganz, Edhels, Pulsar, Now, Twelfth Night, etc. P&P = 2 units.

HAWKWIND - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (-) ex £10.00 - 1979 tour programme. Generally priced around £20.00 on eBay.

MELODIE UND RHYTHMUS 6.81 (1981) vg £5.00 £2.50 £2.00 - DDR music magazine. With Stern Meissen poster. Articles on Hansi Biebl, etc. «in German language»

MÜNCHEN MOSAIK (Heft 4, 1996: German) ex £3.00 £2.00 - Arts magazine with small article on Peter Frohmader.

ROCK IN DEUTSCHLAND 3 (Taurus Press ISBN 3-922542-16-6) ex £10.00 - © 1984 by Günter Ehnert & Detlef Kinsler. Revised edition including histories of many Krautrock bands, and other acts through to the post NDW era. «in German language»

SURFACE NOISE #7 (1983) £3.00 £2.00 - 20 or so old stock copies, inc. Percussion Ensembles, Spanish Progressive Rock, Anarchy vs. Order in Czechoslovakian Progressive Music, Interview with Klaus Schulze, reviews.

THIRD EAR BAND - NECROMANCERS OF THE DRIFTING WEST (Sonic Book SONIC 005) Book+CD used £10.00 - © 1997. The book (100 pages) contains band history, interviews & rare pictures. The CD contains the incredible 1970 previously unreleased soundtrack "Abelard & Helois". Note: book = ex+, CD = mint. P&P = 3 units!






Audion magazine...



Rarities and bargains. Some are stamped with ULTIMA THULE on the front cover and/or handwritten "shop reference copy." Covers may be slightly dirty, with some wear. Internal pages are generally as new.

Audion #1 £5.00 (6/1986) Peter Frohmader, Brian & Roger Eno, Andrew Poppy, etc. refound new reprint copy

Audion #5 £12.00 (7/1987) Steve Roach, Synergy, Ken Moore, Hungarian Rock, Nik Tyndall, etc.

Audion #7 £12.00 (1/1988) Steve Hillman, Ron Berry, Eloy, Yochk'o Seffer, Polish rock, etc.

Audion #9 £12.00 (8/1988) Embryo, David Prescott, Baschet Brothers, Recommended, etc.

Audion #10 £12.00 (11/1988) Ole Højer Hansen, Eberhard Weber, Steve Roach, Djam Karet, etc.

Audion #12 £12.00 (6/1989) Kosmische Musik, Günter Schickert, Shylock, Walter Holland

Audion #12 £5.00 (6/1989) Kosmische Musik, Günter Schickert, Shylock, Walter Holland ex shop reference copy

Audion #13 £15.00 (11/1989) Faust, Jap prog, Tangle Edge, Rascal Reporters, USSR, etc.

Audion #16 £10.00 (10/1990) Ohr, Emma Myldenberger, Look De Bouk, etc. ex shop reference copy

Audion #19 £10.00 (8/1991) Amon Düül, Nurse With Wound, Steve Moore ex shop reference copy

Audion #23 £5.00 (11/1992) Richard Pinhas, John Cage, Italian Prog, Faust bargain photocopy version

Audion #33 £2.00 (6/1996) Agitation Free, Chris Cutler - The Interview, bargain slightly bashed new copy

Audion #34 £5.00 (2/1996) Ashra/Göttsching, François Bayle, Nik Tyndall, Artgallery, Fathom ex shop reference copy

Audion #37 £2.00 (5/1997) Chris Karrer, Brainticket, Moving Gelatine Plates, Faust discoloured cover

Audion #38 £2.00 (8/1997) Rock In Opposition - Part 4: The French Connection (Etron Fou, ZNR, Albert Marcoeur, and Art Zoyd), discoloured cover

Audion #52 £5.00 (9/2006) Xhol Caravan, Eruption, etc. ex shop copy, with some slightly stained page edges

The Audion Index £2.50 (11/1996) for issues #1-#36

Audion #22 £1.75 (7/1992) Sound Sculptures: Baschet's, Partch, Bertoncini, Sonde bargain slightly defective copy


You can also buy last copies of some Audion issues via our Ebay page:


AUDION NEW COPIES see Audion page


Many issues of Audion are also for sale now via...



All publications are in English language unless otherwise stated.

Magazine p&p = 2 units (except where stated). Many of these are rare one-off's!

Tour programmes: All rare such collectables, press packs, etc. only listed on ebay


AUDION at Bandcamp

You can now buy all available* Audion issues via the Audion Bandcamp page.

For a quick rundown of what's in all the issues it is best to visit the Audion page on this site first, and also use the Audion index if you are looking for particular artists

All Bandcamp physical sales have 99p added to cover their fees and PayPal costs.
You can buy individual items, or add to basket and order a load of issues in one go.
All Audion physical issues on Bandcamp have 4 example pages to read before you buy!

pdf/multimedia download editions: several old issues are now available. More of these PDF download versions (and most out of print issues) will be added over the next few weeks/months. Also, Audion is being relaunched, with Audion issue 59 to be he first new Audion published this way!

look here: https://audion1.bandcamp.com/ (printed magazines are in the merch tab)

* one-offs, last copies and second-hand items aren't listed on Bandcamp. See listings below..


Want to buy some Audion pdf issues, but confused by Bandcamp? Don't need the audio and just want to get pdf magazine downloads? Email me: utle2uk@btconnect.com and tell me which issues you want. You can pay by any method (credit or debit card, PayPal, etc.) at £5 each, and I will then supply a simple customised WeTransfer download link.


also available

The Crack In The Cosmic Egg
German music encyclopedia DVD-Rom edition

12 years in the making! The mind-bogglingly huge and completely revised "The Crack In The Cosmic Egg" DVD-Rom is out now. Some 3 times bigger than the original CD-rom, it includes all sorts of extras. It is presented in a snazzy DVD size Digipak with the revised artwork as you can see here. It can be ordered direct, and via Bandcamp or Discogs. Download & USB stick versions are also available via Bandcamp.

£30+ p&p. Info/order options here.



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Telephone: 0116 270 2354