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AGITATION FREE - MALESCH (MIG 00732 CD: DP,1xBT) CD £15.00 - The lesser-known innovators of Kosmische Krautrock. A masterpiece of ethnic-spiced, electronic, space cosmic & raga rock tripping! Well, maybe? Pink Floyd meets Embryo?! Terry Riley meets Ash Ra Tempel? © 1972.
AGITATION FREE - 2ND (MIG 00742 CD: DP,1xBT) CD £15.00 - The closest Agitation Free got to a conventional type of studio album, with careful composition, strong themes, cosmic & weird invention. Extensive use of VCS3's from Michael Hoenig, & great interactive dual guitars, as well as Mellotrons, etc. © 1973.
ALCATRAZ - NO. 4 (Cosmic Egg UTCE 008 CDR: RE) CDR £8.00 - 4th album (recorded 1982), moving on to more 1980's styled cross genre jazz-rock with a funky edge, akin to instrumental "guitar" Frank Zappa, or the likes of David Torn or Terje Rypdal & The Chasers. Limited Edition licensed reissue.
AMON DÜÜL II - PYRAGONY X (Revisited REV 093: DP) CD £15.00 - 10th album (© 1976), a more ethnic fusion & hard-rock album. First album without Renate Knaup!
ANIMA - STURMISCHER HIMMEL (ZYX OHR 70002-2) CD
£11.00 - One of those early weird Ohr albums, & I mean weird! Bizarre
avant-folk-jazz with lotsa homemade instruments, wind, noise, etc. © 1971.
ANIMA - ANIMA (Spalax SPALAXCD14530: DP) CD £11.00 - The weirdo's of Pilz & Ohr, not quite free-jazz, & hardly classifiable as rock! With Friedrich Gulda. © 1972.
ANYONE'S DAUGHTER - PIKTORS VERWANDLUNGEN (Tempus Fugit TF VÖ 24: RM) CD £13.00 - 3rd album, a great symphonic dreamy progressive opus, in the realm of classic Novalis, Pulsar, etc. Plus a 1977/78 demo version of the opus (26'43"). This isn't the limited edition version with slipcase & poster.
ASH RA TEMPEL - ASH RA TEMPEL (MG.ART 111: RM) CD £18.00 - The 1971 debut from the legendary Berlin acid-space-rock trio of Manuel Gottsching, Klaus Schulze & Hartmut Enke. This is free-rock in the truest sense!
ASH RA TEMPEL - SCHWINGUNGEN (MG.ART 112: RM) CD £18.00 - Cosmic blues in a acid daze! A true cosmic-Krautrock classic. © 1972.
ASH RA TEMPEL - SEVEN UP (MG.ART 113: RM,RE) CD £19.00 - Tripped-out beyond the realms of Pink Floyd, an electronic space-rock delight featuring "acid" guru Timothy Leary. © 1973.
ASH RA TEMPEL - JOIN INN (MG.ART 114: RM) CD £18.00 - Classic spaced-out trips, with Manuel Gottsching, Klaus Schulze & Rosi Muller. Recorded during "Tarot" sessions. © 1973.
ASH RA TEMPEL - STARRING ROSI (MG.ART 115: RM) CD £18.00 - Just Manuel Gottsching & Rosi Muller + guests. Most varied & accessible of Ash Ra Tempel albums. © 1973.
AUSSENMINISTER/MODEL 81 - 2CD SET ANTHOLOGY 1980-1981 (Auricle AMCDR 101/102) 2CDR £11.00 - All the recordings we have from Wolfgang Hertz & co. An extended version of Aussenminister's contribution to our cassette release (plus a demo recording), the complete side by Model 81, contributions to our "A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird", "Journey To The End Of Night" & "Historical Auricle" samplers by Aussenminister, Wolfgang Hertz & Input. Total time = 99'39".
PETER BAUMANN - ROMANCE 76 (Reactive EREACD1034: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Classic debut solo from ex-Tangerine Dream member, for "Stratosfear"/"Sorceror" fans. © 1976.
JERRY BERKERS - UNTERWEGS (Spalax 14917) CD £11.00 - Wallenstein bassist. Much Floyd inspiration, along with much folk. Features a lot of the Cosmic Music crowd. © 1972.
BETWEEN - AND THE WATERS OPENED (Intuition INT 3602 2: 3xBT) CD £16.00 - Their most cosmic excursion, with subtle electronics & processing from engineer Walter Bachauer, swirling organs, oboe & lots of magical glissando "moto-cello". © 1973.
BETWEEN - SILENCE BEYOND TIME (Intuition INT 3604 2: 2xBT) CD £16.00 - Their last LP was an atmospheric blend of ethnic & jazz musics. © 1980.
BIRTH CONTROL - OPERATION (Ohr OMM 56.015-2: CC) CD £13.00 - "Back to the master tape" reissue of their 2nd album, released on Charisma in UK!
BIRTH CONTROL - LIVE (Columbia 487168 2: RE) CD £8.00 - Excellent live set (June 1974), inventive with lots of great jamming & solos.
CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER - THE TRIBE (Southern Lord LORD259: DP) CD £12.00 - Classic 1988 debut of live in studio guitar-noise/avant-rock excursions.
CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER - BLACK AXIS (Southern Lord LORD260: DP) CD £12.00 - 1989 post-rock/avant-garde meets free-form psych with a heavy dose of angst.
CASPAR BRÖTZMANN MASSAKER - DER ABEND DER SCHWARZEN FOLKLORE (Southern Lord LORD262: DP) CD £11.00 - Almost like guitar fronted Glenn Branca crossed with rock orientated Einsturzende Neubauten.
ROMAN BUNKA - DEIN KOPF IST EIN SCHLAFENDES AUTO (Sireena SIR 2204: 1xBT,DP) CD £14.00 - Excellent experimental Krautrock/ethno-weird fusion from 1980, with musicians from Embryo & Die Wand An. Reissue of the ATM CD, with the same great 10 minute bonus track.
CAN - MONSTER MOVIE (Spoon CDSPOON4: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - 1969 debut, wild & manic, aggressive psychy sound, with vocals by Malcolm Mooney.
CAN - SOUNDTRACKS (Spoon CD 005) CD ex+/ex £11.00 - (Spoon CDSPOON5: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - Music for films, including 3 tracks for Roland Klick's "Deadlock", "Mother Sky" from Jerzy Skolimowski's "Deep End", etc. © 1970. Vocals by Malcolm Mooney & Damo Suzuki.
CAN - TAGO MAGO (Spoon CD 006/7) CD ex+/ex £11.00 - (Spoon CDSPOON6/7: RM) CD £13.00 - Can's ultimate classic! A double on LP. Although starting on safer ground, the opening 3 tracks are definitive Can. With each track it draws the listener in with a succession of even greater weirdness & invention, not least with two LP side-long excursions, the groove-along "Halleluwah" & then "Aumgn" with Jaki's manic drums & electronic effects wizzing off into space. © 1971.
CAN - EGE BAMYASI (Spoon CDSPOON8: RM) CD £13.00 - A collection of mostly shorter accessible songs, though still odd & uniquely Can, unexpectedly breaking-out with the avant-garde "Soup". © 1972.
CAN - FUTURE DAYS (Spoon CDSPOON9: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - At their most spacious & flowing, featuring understated songs & strong melodic content, underpinned by lots of Irmin's electronics. © 1973.
CAN - LANDED (Spoon CDSPOON25: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - Featuring their most esoteric & brooding opus, the aptly entitled free-form avant-garde "Unfinished"! © 1975.
CAN - UNLIMITED EDITION (Spoon CDSPOON23/24: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - Archive recordings (1970-75), featuring "Limited Edition" LP plus an LP of previously unreleased material. This contains some of the most eclectic & weird Can. With edited version of "Cutaway".
CAN - FLOW MOTION (Spoon CDSPOON26: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - Can's most eclectic album, including the hit single "I Want More" plus a waltz, some almost dyslexc reggae, the killer track "Smoke" & more. © 1976.
CAN - SAW DELIGHT (Spoon CDSPOON27: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - Basically the Can live sound of the era, but on a more ethereal cosmic level, with a slight Santana edge too. © 1977.
CAN - CAN (Spoon CDSPOON28: RM) CD £11.00 - Released as "Inner Space" in the UK. Their very varied 1979 album that spawned the "Can-Can" hit single. After this they split!
CAN - THE LOST TAPES (Spoon LCDSPOON55: DP) 3CD £21.00 - Excellent collection of previously unreleased studio, soundtrack & live material from 1968-1977.
CAN - THE SINGLES (Spoon CDSPOON60: CC) CD £11.00 - Compilation of all their singles tracks, some of them are non-LP tracks, some are also edited versions of LP tracks. © 2017.
CAN - LIVE IN STUTTGART 1975 (Spoon CDSPOON63: CC) 2CD £11.00 - Classic live in Stuttgart, Germany (31/10/1975). Complete concert, 20 minutes longer than the bootlegs.
CAN - LIVE IN BRIGHTON 1975 (Spoon CDSPOON64: CC) 2CD £11.00 - Brand new unreleased concert classic. 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.
CIRCLES - CIRCLES (Mental Experience MENT001CD) CD £11.00 - Experimental German duo of the early-1980s. Their debut was an electronics & guitar mix of spacey & motorik Krautrock. © 1983.
CIRCLES - MORE CIRCLES (Mental Experience MENT002CD) CD £11.00 - 2nd LP (© 1984), in the vein of Cluster, Harmonia, Fripp & Eno, Camera Obscura, etc. Synths, guitars, etc.
CLUSTER - CLUSTER 71 (Bureau B BB 058: DP,RM) CD £12.00 - The original Cluster (originally on Philips © 1971), fantastic industrial cosmic music! Unlike the Sky issue this has the original cover!
CLUSTER - CLUSTER II (Spalax 14864: DP) CD £11.00 - The influential duo of Dieter Moebius & Hans-Joachim Roedelius. Industrial space-electronics: tripped-out, free floating processed organ, guitar, etc. © 1972.
CLUSTER - CLUSTER & ENO (Bureau B BB 029: RM,DP) CD £12.00 - Their first collaboration (© 1977), in ambient mode. With guests: Asmus Tietchens, Okko Bekker & Holger Czukay.
CLUSTER - GROSSES WASSER (Bureau B BB 026: DP,RM) CD £12.00 - Produced by Peter Baumann, recorded at Paragon Studio & his influence shows! Very varied & experimental, always surprising. © 1979.
CLUSTER - CURIOSUM (Bureau B BB 038: RM,DP) CD £13.00 - Very understated & very odd 1981 album. Curious indeed, & too weird to be ambient music: eerie, barely melodic, pulsing.
# CLUSTER - BERLIN 07 (Important IMPREC191: DP) CD £11.00 - Interesting concert recorded in Berlin 14.09.07 at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse. © 2008.
CLUSTER - APROPOS CLUSTER (Bureau B BB 171: DP) £14.00 - 1st Cluster album in a decade (originally released in 1990), good & strange too!
CLUSTER - ONE HOUR (Bureau B BB 172: RM,DP) CD £12.00 - Cluster 1994! Strange, atmospheric & very inventive. Just what you'd expect really. And yes! It's 1 hour long.
CLUSTER - KONZERTE 1972/1977 (Bureau B BB 240: DP) CD £14.00 - Live at the Fabrik, Hamburg 1972 & Festival International De La Science-Fiction, Metz 1977.
# CLUSTER & FARNBAUER - LIVE IN VIENNA 1980 (Important IMPREC308: DP) 2CD £13.00 - Live at the "Wiener Festwochen Alternativ" (12/6/1980) with the mysterious Joshi Farnbauer. Complete reissue of the c90 YHR cassette.
CON-HERTZ - FACE ON RADIO (Auricle AMCDR 131: 2xBT) CDR £7.00 - Conrad Schnitzler + Wolfgang Hertz = Con-Hertz! This contains extracts (chosen by Auricle) from 6 hours of Wolfgang's remixes of archive recordings (1980-82) by Con in the style of "Conal".
THE COSMIC JOKERS - THE COSMIC JOKERS (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KM 58.009.2: CC) CD £14.00 - 1st album from the Ash Ra Tempel/Wallenstein supergroup (© 1974), an awesome cosmic classic! Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue.
# THE COSMIC JOKERS - GALACTIC SUPERMARKET (Spalax 14292: DP) CD ex+/ex+ £20.00 - Second album (also © 1974) from the Ash Ra Tempel/Wallenstein supergroup, & another cosmic classic!
COZMIC CORRIDORS - COZMIC CORRIDORS (Mental Experience MENT011CD: RM) CD £12.00 - Dark, spooky, gothic cosmic & systemic music, circa 1973-ish, with hints of Terry Riley. Essential for all fans of esoteric & cosmic rock. Has liner notes by Alan Freeman.
CREW BLUES SESSION - THG RECORDINGS 1 (Silver Mint Records/Wolkenreise SMR 077: CC) CD £13.00 - Live in Hagen, Aula THG (18/10/1969). Excellent document featuring Grobschnitt in their earlier guise "Crew Blues Session" plus a set by the previously undocumented avant-Krautrock band Horizon Cee featuring Achim Knispel & Hans Reichel.
HOLGER CZUKAY - MOVIES (Grönland CDGRON201: DP) CD £11.00 - Holger's solo debut (© 1979), involving complex studio montage/editing, Can styled, & with Can members.
DEUTSCH-AMERIKANISCHE FREUNDSCHAFT - PRODUKT DER (Bureau B BB101: DP) CD £14.00 - D-A-F's classic underground weird-Kraut debut is a Can meets weird Neu!, punk & noise trip. Brilliant!
DEUTSCH-AMERIKANISCHE FREUNDSCHAFT - DIE KLEINEN UND DIE BOSEN (Grönland 5060238633574) CD £13.00 - 2nd LP (© 1980) of aggressive industrial rock & electronic mayhem. Sounds like Can meets Throbbing Gristle jamming with...?
ELECTRIC MOON - HUGODELIA (Sulatron st 1904) CD £14.00 - Instrumental space-rock jams, live at Graf Hugo in Feldkirchen, Austria (2018). © 2019.
ELOY - SILENT CRIES AND MIGHTY ECHOES (Harvest 7243 5 63774 2 4: 2xBT,RM,RE) CD £10.00 - 7th album (© 1979), very Pink Floyd "Wish You Were Here", & even a touch of Tangerine Dream! The bonus tracks are the aborted "Child Migration/Let The Sun Rise In Your Brain" single.
ELOY - METROMANIA (Harvest 7243 5 63779 2 9; RM,RE) CD £10.00 - In "flashy-metal Hawkwind meets Jethro Tull 80's style" vein. © 1984,
EMBRYO - OPAL (Ohr OMM 56003-2: RM,CC) CD £13.00 - Classic pioneering fusion (ex-Amon Düül II), breaking out of the psychedelic, blues, jazz & rock, & making something radical & new. New "back to the master tape" reissue, on the official Dierks Studio/Breeze Music owned Ohr label.
EMBRYO - STEIG AUS (Motor/Brain 06024 981629-6: DP,RE) CD £13.00 - Incredible supersession of Embryo+Mal Waldron+Jimmy Jackson = ethno Kraut fusion nirvana! Recorded December 1971, released on Brain in 1972.
EMBRYO - ZACK GLUCK (Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90038: RE) CD £12.00 - Finest of Embryo's 1980's albums, a complex multi-faceted fusion combining the early-1970's Embryo sound with all manner of ethnic & modernisms.
EMBRYO - 2001 LIVE, VOL. 1 (Schneeball 0835-2) CD £13.00 - A much more stable band that the 2000 one, with more of that typical Embryo ethnic rock we love, flashes of "Ibn Battuda" & "Ni Hau" styles, & much more... Tracks from various gigs in Germany & France.
EMBRYO - RIDING (Cosmic Egg UTCE 005 CDR: RM,RE) CDR £8.00 - Classic Embryo live in Hamburg 29/6/1973, featuring Mal Waldron & Charlie Mariano. Numbered limited edition reissue of the Tramp Records official bootleg LP from 2003.
EMBRYO - UNA GIRA PER CATALUNYA (Cosmic Egg UTCE 011 CDR: RE) CDR £8.00 - Live in Spain, early July 2001 (exact venue and date unknown). This gig goes through many stylistic changes, largely acoustic at the start with some reflective duos & trios, often close to the feel of later great studio albums "Zack Gluck" & "Ibn Battuta". Numbered limited edition.
EMBRYO - ANTHOLOGY+ (Cosmic Egg UTCE 014 CDR: RM) CDR £8.00 - Historical collection of rare recordings (9/1970-9/1979, including other recordings from the "Reise" sessions), originally released by Materiali Sonori on LP in 1980. This also contains 2 bonus tracks recorded in 1969. Limited numbered edition of 100 copies.
EMBRYO - IT DO (Trikont US-0479: CC) CD £13.00 - First new Embryo album for several years, & is as all encompassing Krautrock via World Music to Jazzy stuff as one would expect. © 2016.
EMBRYO - UMSONST UND DRAUßEN - VLOTHO 1977 (Garden of Delights CD 182) CD £13.00 - Seems to be nearly complete recording of their set at this festival. Great stuff of course!
# EMBRYO - AUF AUF (Madlib Invazion MMS 047: CC) CD £12.50 - Surprising brand new Embryo studio album, featuring Roman Bunka on one track. © 2021.
EMBRYO & THE NO NECK BLUES BAND - EMBRYONNCK (Staubgold 67) CD £13.00 - Extraordinary & surprising jamming, a fresh & vital new twist on old Embryo really, some of it feels like Hapshash & The Coloured Coat. © 2006.
EMERGENCY - EMERGENCY (Long Hair LHC00183) CD £13.50 - Their 1971 debut was a meeting of East-Euro jazz & Anglo-American styles, in the CBS jazz/soul-spiced progressive sound.
EMERGENCY - EMERGENCY ENTRANCE (Long Hair LHC00185: 2xBT) CD £13.50 - Aguably the finest by Emergency, with highly creative extended tracks. Bonus tracks are a rare single.
EMMA MYLDENBERGER - EMMA MYLDENBERGER (Garden of Delights CD 119: 5xBT) CD £13.00 - Classic 1978 all acoustic folk/prog band, hints of Broselmaschine/Ougenweide, but with their own sound. One of the finest German folky outfits.
EMTIDI - SAAT (Pilz 20 29077-2: RM,CC) CD £14.00 - 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. "Back to the master tape" reissue of their 1972 album.
ENO MOEBIUS ROEDELIUS - AFTER THE HEAT (Bureau B BB 030: RM,DP) CD £12.50 - 2nd collaboration (© 1978) from Cluster & Eno, much more varied featuring songs too!
EPSILON - EPSILON / MOVE ON (CMP 609-2) CD £13.00 - Heavy Krautrockers with a thick wedge of classical music mixed in on "Epsilon". "Move On" has a much more varied collection of hard-rock, psych & folky tracks. Doubleback of their two Bacillus LPs from 1971.
EROC - ZWEI (Brain/Revisited SPV 49612: 13xBT,DP,RE) CD £13.00 - 2nd LP (© 1976) by Grobschnitt drummer/multi-instrumentalist, in a kind of Frank Zappa "Lumpy Gravy" meets Ron Geesin vein. A must have for those that love such stuff!
EROC - EROC 3 (Brain/Revisited SPV 49622: 6xBT,DP,RE) CD £13.00 - Eroc's 3rd solo (© 1979) is actually an anthology, featuring rare early & pre-Grobschnitt tracks, plus solo recordings. The bonus tracks include an unedited version of "Sunny Sundays Sunset".
FAUST - FAUST (ReR F6: RM,RE,DP) CD £9.00 - Fuzzed-out Krautrock weird classic (© 1971), a totally revolutionary album. Pure experimentation on the rock form, beyond Can. Extraordinary!
FAUST - THE FAUST TAPES (ReR F2: RM,DP) CD £11.00 - Archive material (originally released in 1973 at the price of a single!), rock & avant-garde invention of high Krautrock calibre.
FAUST - FAUST IV (Retroworld VP620 ) CD £10.00 - The magical weirdness of Faust, in a more laid-back mysterious mood. © 1973.
FAUST - EDINBURGH 1997 (Klangbad: CC) CD £13.50 - Aggressive & challenging Faust live at the Flux New Music Festival 1997. Now deleted?
FAUST - RAVVIVANDO (Klangbad frav 199: DP) CD £11.00 - I'm not quite sure what to make of this one, as it does get a little 1960's cheesy, & there's a track with glam-rock feel! © 1999.
FAUST - C'EST COM... COM... COMPLIQUE (Bureau B BB21: DP) CD £12.00 - Highly creative Kraut-Frog rock/avant stuff, usual Faust & not, full of surprises. © 2009.
FAUST - SOMETHING DIRTY (Bureau B BB65: DP) CD £14.00 - 2011 album from original Faust members Jean-Herve Peron & Zappi Diermaier plus 2 members of the UK band Gallon Drunk.
# FAUST - PUNKT (Bureau B BB392: DP) CD £12.00 - 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).
FLOH DE COLOGNE - ROCKOPER PROFITGEIER (Spalax SPALAXCD14891) CD £11.00 - (ZYX OHR 70011-2: RE) CD m/ex+ £9.00 - © 1971, originally on Ohr, & a strange psychedelic polit-rock opera! Definitive Floh De Cologne with a complex concept booklet featuring all the lyrics, but no giblets!
FLOH DE COLOGNE - GEYER-SYMPHONIE (Spalax 14918: DP) CD £11.00 - Strangest LP (& best) from this pioneering polit-rock cum musical theatre band. Strange, dark, theatrical & oh so extroverted. Essential! © 1974.
PETER FROHMADER - ORAKEL/TIEFE (Cosmic Egg UTCE 010 CDR: RE) CDR £8.00 - Just 2 big sprawling works, at the darker end of melodic, scuttly, bubbly, biomechanical, oozing invention growing out of the mire onto Krautrock. © 1986. Limited Edition, 2nd batch of 20 copies.
PETER FROHMADER - JULES VERNE CYCLE (Cosmic Egg UTCE 012 CDR: RE) CDR £8.00 - Fantastic, dark, surreal & visionary electronic music, inspired not only by Jules Verne's stories, but also by the images conjured, the atmosphere of "Nautilus" extraordinarily vivid, hurtling through the water.
PETER FROHMADER - KANAAN LIVE 1975 (Green Tree GTR 082) CD £12.00 - The real Krautrock underground of the mid-70's, in kinda improv Amon Düül II mixed with April/Schneeball acts like Munju, Moira, Embryo, & with a little Zeuhlism in there too.
GALACTIC EXPLORERS - EPITAPH FOR VENUS (Psi-Fi PSCD0002) CD m/ex £18.00 - Totally ethereal avant-garde synth music circa 1974, featuring Reinhard Karwatky of Dzyan.
GAM - 1976 (Auricle AMCDR 021: RE,numbered) CDR £8.00 - A lost Krautrock legend! 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!
GAM - EISZEIT (Cosmic Egg UTCE 002) CD £11.00 - Previously unreleased 1978 album. Think one part Günter Schickert, one part Ash Ra Tempel, with unique & raw energy, pure innovation & more guitars than you could wish for!. Classic stuff!
GROBSCHNITT - BALLERMANN (Vertigo/Brain 3765103: 1xBT,RM) CD £13.00 - Often quoted as the German hybrid of Yes & The Mothers, this is eclectic & full of invention. © 1974.
GROBSCHNITT - SYMPHONY LIVE 2012 (Sireena SIR 2139: DP) CDM £9.00 - Obscure short live release (12'30") recorded at Stadttheater Hagen 2012, one for completists.
GROBSCHNITT - LIVE HAGEN 1973 - 2 (Silver Mint Records/Wolkenreise SMR 075: CC) CD £13.00 - Recorded at Picadilly, Hagen (11/10/1973). © 2019.
GURU GURU - UFO (ZYX OHR 70014-2: RE) CD £12.50 - Their 1970 debut was an incredible Krautrock freak-out space-music trip, way beyond Pink Floyd. The pure, ecstatic demented acid-rock trip, a guitar freaks delight!
GURU GURU - HINTEN (ZYX OHR 70015-2: RE) CD £12.50 - 2nd album, & another classic slab of acid-space-rock, a guitar freaks delight! © 1971.
GURU GURU - GURU GURU (Brain/Vertigo 007314511735 2 3: DP) CD £13.00 - 4th album, © 1973. A more varied album featuring rock 'n' roll parody & Mani Neumeier's mad-cap humour on side 1, returning to more serious acid-rock with "Der Elektrolurch" & the cosmic jazz/blues based "The Meaning Of Meaning" on side 2.
GURU GURU - ESSEN 1970 (Garden of Delights CD 075) CD £13.00 - Amazing live at the Essener Songtage Festival. Good sound & really freaky! Neumeier/Trepte/Genrich line-up. © 2002.
GURU GURU - EARLY ARCHIVES, LIVE 1969 (Auricle AMCDR 207) CDR £8.00 - Rare 1969 recordings featuring guitarist Jim Kennedy (42'05"), the raw roots of a lot of the material heard later on the UFO album. Plus 3 bonus tracks (1970-72) with Ax Genrich on guitar (13'32"). A numbered limited edition.
GURUMANIAX - PSY VALLEY HILL (Bureau B bb054: DP) CD £14.00 - Mani Neumeier & Ax Genrich (plus Guy Segers, former Univers Zero bassist) return to their free-rock roots. This is dedicated to Uli Trepte. © 2010.
HARMONIA - MUSIK VON HARMONIA (Grönland CDGRON149: RM,DP) CD £11.00 - Classic debut from the Cluster/Neu! hybrid, with quirky subdued rhythmic textures, typical Cluster elements, plus new inventions, transmutations, etc. © 1973.
HARMONIA - DELUXE (Grönland CDGRON151: RM) CD £11.00 - 2nd album (© 1975) from Cluster (Moebius & Roedelius) & Rother (½ of Neu!), here with Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru) guesting on drums. Definitive electro-Krautrock 1970's style.
HARMONIA - LIVE 1974 (Grönland CDGRON78: DP) CD £11.00 - Live in Griessem, Germany 23/3/1974. All tracks are non-LP compositions, so essential for fans.
HOELDERLIN - HOELDERLIN (Spiegelei/Intercord 0946 3 85380 2 8: 1xBT,RM,RE) CD £9.00 - After a slight change in name, Hoelderlin's 2nd hints at "Trespass" era Genesis, Curved Air & King Crimson. © 1975.
JANE - JANE III (Universal Brain 006024 9812993 7: DP) CD £13.00 - The odd album out for 70s Jane, as it features dual guitars (instead of keyboards) & a heavier style. © 1974.
JOY UNLIMITED - MINNE (Garden of Delights CD 141) CD £13.00 - 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. Plus bonus tracks: "Atlantic", "Rhinozeros", "Jaguar", "Spiralnebel", "Early Morning Moanin", "Proud Angelina" & "Achtigall", by Gerd Kothe: "Time Machine" & "Electric Circus".
JÜRGEN KARG - ELEKTRONISCHE MYTHEN (Bureau B BB 226: DP) CD £14.00 - Deep dark cosmic synthesizer in the realms of Tangerine Dream's Zeit & atmos Stockhausen. © 1978.
KARL HECTOR AND THE MALCOUNS - NON EX ORBIS (Now-Again Records NA5184CD: CC) CD £12.00 - Excellent Munich fusion band mixing space-groove & ethno funk elements, with Marja Burchard from Embryo. © 2019.
CHRIS KARRER - THE MASK (Cosmic Egg UTCE 013 CDR: RM) CDR £8.00 - Dazzlingly creative fusion recorded live at the 1996 Burg Herzberg Open Air Festival, with Jens Pollheide, Peter Paul Kuen, Christian Burchard & special guest Mani Neumeier (introduced on track 3). A superb live example of the unique Karrer fusion style. 3rd edition of 20 numbered copies.
KLUSTER - KLOPFZEICHEN (Bureau B BB 110: RM,DP) CD £14.00 - Trio of Schnitzler/Moebius/Roedelius. Their 1971 debut of fantastic dark avant-garde Krautrock.
KLUSTER - ZWEI OSTEREI (Bureau B BB 111: RM,DP) CD £14.00 - Manic echo avant-garde industrial krautrock, pre-Cluster with Konrad Schnitzler. 2nd LP, also from 1971.
KLUSTER - ERUPTION (Bureau B BB 112: RM,DP) CD £14.00 - Originally released as Konrad Schnitzler's "Schwarz" in 1971, this is Kluster live, raw & unrestrained!
# KLUSTER - ADMIRA (Important IMPREC179: jewel case) CD £11.00 - Actually a version of the Eruption LP issued on Qbico, plus an extra violin-based work (in 5 indexes). This is excellent & essential avant-garde weirdo Krautrock from 1971.
# KLUSTER - VULCANO (Important IMPREC180: jewel case) CD £11.00 - Actually a version of the Eruption 2LP "Live Action 1972 Wuppertal" issued on Qbico. A sprawling kinda Taj Mahal Travellers meets Kluster, & abstract scuttle/sonics, much of it is quiet & well cosmic, almost acoustic TD "Alpha Centauri" like realms.
KONTRAST - VOLUME I & II (Cosmic Egg UTCE 003) CD £11.00 - One of the finest examples of 1980's Krautrock (alongside Embryo's "Zack Gluck"), featuring Remigius Drechsler, Ingo-Schmidt Neuhaus & Moran Neumuller (all ex-Out Of Focus). Reissue of the 1986 LP plus 29'21" of unreleased material.
LIED DES TEUFELS - LIED DES TEUFELS (Ohrwaschl OW 032: RE) CD £12.00 - Ex-Hanuman, with a Lokomotive Kreuzberg/Floh De Cologne type edge. © 1973.
MESSAGE - THE DAWN ANEW IS COMIN (CMP 606-2: 1xBT) CD £13.00 - Complex heavy Krautrock band that featured 2 Scottsmen! Great psychy heavy sound. Their 1972 debut LP.
MESSAGE - FROM BOOKS & DREAMS (Bacillus 288·09·119: RE) CD £11.00 - Some of the heaviest Krautrock psychedelia, beyond Gravy Train or Raw Material. A killer! © 1973.
MIDNIGHT CIRCUS - MIDNIGHT CIRCUS (CMP 602-2) CD £13.00 - Folky duo often comparable to Witthuser+Westrupp, but with English vocals & a less outrageous style, with some bits reminding of the most esoteric Moody Blues! Plus their not so hot "Coloured Is Gay/Get It" single.
MOEBIUS & PLANK - RASTAKRAUT PASTA (Bureau B BB 048: DP) CD £12.00 - Take the Cluster, Neu!, Kraftwerk type sound & mix in a bit of dub, reggae & other things. Unique! © 1980.
MOEBIUS & PLANK - MATERIAL (Bureau B BB 049: DP) CD £12.00 - This ventures to rockier realms, sometimes close to Heldon. © 1981.
MONOBEAT ORIGINAL - ARBEITSTITEL (áMARXE0920: CC) CD £12.00 - Debut release from Faust member Zappi W. Diermaeir's new project. Quite industrial, oddball & a bit Faust like. © 2020.
MYTHOS - MYTHOS (Pilz 20 21100-2: RM,CC) CD £14.00 - 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 Kurieren 20 21100-2: RM,CC) CD £13.00 - 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.
MYTHOS - SUPERKRAUT (Sireena 2086: DP) CD £13.00 - "Live At Stagge's Hotel 1976". An excellent document of Mythos live (in between the "Dreamlab" & "Strange Guys" albums), mainly featuring material from the "Dreamlab" album.
THE NAZGÛL - THE NAZGÛL (Mental Experience MENT016CD: RM) CD £11.00 - "The Lord of the Rings" comes alive as a weird sonic underground avant-Krautrock epic. A weird twist beyond Galactic Explorers, recorded by Toby Robinson in Cologne.
NEKROPOLIS - LIVE (Ohrwaschl OW 033: 2xBT,RE) CD £12.00 - Peter Frohmader's live band from 1983, heavy Krautrock sounds, hints of Spacebox, Guru Guru, with Zeuhl & agit-rock touches, sometimes Can meets Magma!
NEKROPOLIS - THE AWAKENING: LIVE '79 (Ohrwaschl OW 035) CD £12.00 - Technically by Kanaan & CIA, heavy Krautrock with a Metabolist/Zeuhl edge. All previously unreleased recordings.
NEU! - NEU! (Grönland CDGRON I: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - Inventive industrial Krautrock from 2 ex-Kraftwerk members. Highly influential & an all-time classic! © 1972.
NEU! - NEU! 2 (Grönland 7243 5 30781 2 6) CD £11.00, m/m £8.00 - Their 2nd LP from 1973, featuring more Kraftwerk styled drum riffing, walls of guitar & much weirdness...
NEU! - NEU! 75 (Grönland CDGRON III: RM,RE) CD £11.00 - The embryo of La Dusseldorf: Dinger, Rother, Dinger & Lampe. Varied album with Neu! & Rother solo styles. © 1975.
MANI NEUMEIER - SKETCHES (Important imprec161: CC) CD £13.00 - Varied 2007 album, with drums, jungles, fusions & more. There's even a mass body drum bit!
NIAGARA - NIAGARA (MIG 00230: RE) 2CD £13.00 - Klaus Weiss super-session project. This contains their 3 LP's: "Niagara" (with Cotch Black, Keith Forsey, Udo Lindenberg, etc. © 1971), "S.U.B." (with Udo Lindenberg, Daniel Fichelscher, Ack van Rooyen, etc. © 1972) & "Afire" (with George Brown, Charlie Campbell, Dave King, etc. © 1973). Note: P&P = 4 units!
NINE DAYS WONDER - NINE DAYS WONDER (Bacillus 288·09·106: RE) CD £11.00 - These were totally out & radical Krautrock fusion, complex, eccentric, beyond Message! Lots of complex changes, rock & jazz schizopheria akin to classic Zappa. © 1971.
NOVALIS - NOVALIS (Universal Brain 006024 9823772 4: 1xBT,DP) CD £13.00 - Pioneers of a uniquely German symphonic complex progressive, largely instrumental (featuring lots of synth) with German vocals. Their 2nd LP from 1975.
NOVALIS - SOMMERABEND (Brain 841 354-2: RE) CD £10.00 - Their 3rd LP from 1976, a trippy/spacey step-on from Camel/Pink Floyd with lots of keyboards & lengthy tracks.
OCTOPUS - AN OCEAN OF ROCKS (Sireena 2075: DP) CD £14.00 - 2nd album (© 1978), more synthesized with less Curved Air similarity, that follows on from their debut, this also hints at fellow German bands Pancake, Birth Control, etc.
OUT OF FOCUS - NOT TOO LATE (Cosmic Egg UTCE 001) CD £14.00 - (Cosmic Egg UTCE 001: 2nd pressing) CD £11.00 - Lost for 25 years, this is very much in the spirit of LP1 from "Four Letter Monday Afternoon" with great Out Of Focus songs, & brilliant Softs "Third" era cum Embryo instrumentals! There were plans for a release with the April/Schneeball collective in 1975, in fact an album was recorded, & then lost, this is that lost 4th Out of Focus album, restored from those old lost tapes.
PANKO - WEIL ES SO SCHÖN PERLT (Garden of Delights CD 172: 2xBT) CD £13.00 - An obscure Berlin Krautrock underground/fusion outfit only ever documented on cassette (recorded 1971 "Live" in Der Dachlucke - released in 1983).
PATERNOSTER - DIE ERSTEN TAGE (Now-Again Reserve NA 5170: CC) 3CD £16.00 - 2 CDs contain their previously unreleased soundtrack for Herbert Holba's 1971 hippie sci-fi film "Die Ersten Tage" (The First Days), plus an extra disc of demo & session recordings.
PELL MELL - MARBURG (Bacillus 287·09·004: RE) CD £11.00 - Early German progressive with a strong classical edge, comparable to many an Italian band of the era, yet also surprisingly towards Amon Duul II. © 1972.
PETER STROM - FREE ELECTRIC ROCK (Cosmic Egg UTCE 016 CDR) CDR £8.00 - Krautrock trio from 1992 fronted by Peter Frohmader. This is a mixture of power trips & kosmische in the manner of early Guru Guru, Spacebox, L.S. Bearforce, GAM, and such-like. Unreleased until now, it's another Cosmic Egg exclusive to savour!
DER PLAN - GERI REIG (Bureau B BB 104: 6xBT,RM,DP) CD £14.00 - Classic debut by German NDW eccentrics related to D-A-F, feeling like Floh De Cologne meets The Residents & Yello, with lots of weird electronica. © 1980.
POPOL VUH - AFFENSTUNDE (BMG 538392272: RM,DP) CD £13.00 - Plus "Trains Through Time" (10½ minutes): apparently an early soundtrack piece, & is quite nice too!
POPOL VUH - HOSIANNA MANTRA (BMG 538392292: RM,DP) CD £13.00 - Their 1973 LP featuring fragile female vocals, oboe & tamboura, plus "Ave Maria" the B-side of the Djong Yun single.
POPOL VUH - SELIGPREISUNG (BMG 538694332: RM) CD £13.00 - Their very spacious & ethnic 1973 LP (with Florian Fricke also handling vocals) plus "Be In Love" - this is actually "Du Sollst Lieben", the A-Side of the Djong Yun single?
POPOL VUH - EINSJÄGER & SIEBENJÄGER (BMG 538392312: 2xBT,RM,DP) CD £13.00 - Arguably the definitive Fricke/Fichelscher Popol Vuh album, with Djong Yun on vocals.
POPOL VUH - AGUIRRE (BMG 538392332: 1xBT,RM,DP) CD £13.00 - The rarest of Popol Vuh's releases, soundtrack to Werner Herzog's film & featuring the elusive side-long "Vergegenwaertigung". © 1976.
POPOL VUH - HERZ AUS GLAS / COEUR DE VERRE (BMG 538694342: DP) CD £13.00 - Featuring music from the Werner Herzog movie, one of Popol Vuh's finest. © 1977. This includes a bonus track called "Earth View" (4'09").
POPOL VUH - AGAPE-AGAPE LOVE-LOVE (BMG 538694362: RM) CD £13.00 - Last from the classic era. The 1982 LP plus "Circledance" (2½ minutes). Vastly superior audio-wise to the SPV & Spalax issues, & with nicer presentation.
POPOL VUH - COBRA VERDE (BMG 538694352: DP) CD £13.00 - Atmospheric, almost synthesized soundtrack to Werner Herzog's film. © 1987. The track "Die Singenden Madchen Von Ho, Ziavi" is replaced by a studio version of "Om Mani Padme Hum 4".
POPOL VUH - NOSFERATU (BMG 538392352: RM,DP) CD £13.00 - Edited version of "Bruder Des Schattens-Sohne Des Lichts" LP plus complete (but shuffled) "Nosferatu: On The Way To A Little Way" LP.
PYRAMID - PYRAMID (Mental Experience MENT022CD) CD £11.00 - Mystery supersession, 1 track (33 minutes) that starts like Agitation Free, goes Amon Duul 2, onto a jazzy Mellotron trip.
REAKTOR 4 - PANNSCHÜPPENCZEWSKI (Garden of Delights CD 178) CD £13.00 - German prog from 1974-76 - a quartet featuring dual guitars & flute they kind of feel a lot like instrumental Rufus Zuphall or McChurch Soundroom, sometimes crossed with more abstract "noodling" of early Exmagma.
# REJOICE - REJOICE (Mellow MMP 306) CD £11.00 - Instrumental symphonic prog duo, with a keyboard player/guitarist previously in a line-up of Moira. Their style sounds somewhat like what Banks/Collins/Hackett may have done if they'd made an instrumental album in he mid 1970s, with some added classical elements too. © 1996.
HANS-JOACHIM ROEDELIUS - DURCH DIE WUSTE (Bureau B BB 028: RM,RE,DP) CD £12.00 - Roedelius' 1978 classic, with Conny Plank, Joso Christo & Dieter Moebius. Elements of Neu!, early Kraftwerk, Harmonia & Cluster's "Grosses Wasser".
ROEDELIUS - JARDIN AU FOU (Bureau B BB23: 6xBT,DP) CD £12.00 - Introspective 2nd album (© 1979) from ½ of Cluster, with a whimsical Satie-esque feel & akin to his "Selbstportrait" albums. Produced by & recorded at Peter Baumann's Paragon Studio.
ROEDELIUS - LUSTWANDEL (Bureau B BB 055: DP) CD £13.00 - Recorded at Peter Baumann's Paragon studios, with medieval touches & ambient moods. © 1981.
ROEDELIUS/CZJZEK - WEITES LANDE (Bureau B BB376: RM,DP) CD £12.00 - Roedelius collaboration in a slightly jazzy mode meeting Cluster & Eno elements. © 1987.
MICHAEL ROTHER - FLAMMENDE HERZEN (Grönland CDGRON205: DP) CD £11.00 - Debut solo (© 1976) from ex-Kraftwerk/Neu!/Harmonia member. Light guitar fronted music with Jaki Liebezeit.
MICHAEL ROTHER - STERNTALER (Grönland CDGRON206: DP) CD £11.00 - More playful guitars, synths & drums, 'Shadows meets Kraftwerk'?! Ex-Kraftwerk/Neu!/Harmonia member. 2nd LP, © 1978.
GÜNTER SCHICKERT - UBERFALLIG (Bureau B BB 96: RM,DP) CD £12.00 - 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.
GÜNTER SCHICKERT - KINDER IN DER WILDNIS (Bureau B BB151: DP) CD £14.00 - Remastered version of Gunter's 3rd album (© 1983, originally cassette only) by the Teutonic master of the echo-guitar. Yes, he was doing it over a decade before the Ozric Tentacles were formed! This contains 2 different bonus tracks than the Auricle CDR issue.
IRMIN SCHMIDT - NOCTURNE (Spoon CDSPOON62: CC) CD £9.00 - "Live At The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival" Very surprising Stockhausen like classical avant-garde for prepared piano & other sounds. © 2020.
IRMIN SCHMIDT & BRUNO SPOERRI - TOY PLANET (Spoon CDSPOON011: RM,CC) CD £9.00 - Apparently an inspiration for "ambient house" music. © 1981.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - ROT (Bureau B BB 102: RM,DP) CD £14.00 - Incredible 1973 avant-synth solo debut from former Tangerine Dream, Kluster & Eruption member. A must for fans of early Cluster & analogue electronics. With 24'23" bonus track "Red Dream".
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - CON (Bureau B BB 350: DP) CD £12.00 - Legendary 1978 album that introduced Conrad Schnitzler to the world! Produced by Peter Baumann at his Paragon studio.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - GRÜN (Bureau B BB 195: RM,DP) CD £12.00 - Extended reissue of his 1981 album, the the most minimal & hypnotic of Con releases. Side A (track 1) is 32'50" instead of 20'26", Side B is included as 33rpm (20'39") and 45rpm (14'09") versions.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - CONDITIONS OF THE GAS GIANT (Bureau B BB 230: DP) CD £12.00 - Originally a late 1980s cassette only release, this has Conrad with his new digital equipment of the time, in a similar vein to "Congratulacion!", or his elements of the collaborations Con-Hertz "Contrasts" or Schnitzler & Otto "Micon In Italia". All nifty & twisted avant dances with sampled instruments & electronics. © 1987.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - CON BRIO (Spalax 14274) CD £11.00 - A serious & almost classical excursion, with developments on "Contrasts" & much more use of acoustics than previously.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - PARACON (THE PARAGON SESSION OUTTAKES 1978-1979) (Bureau B BB355: DP) CD £12.00 - Excellent previously unreleased sessions at Peter Baumann's studio in 1978-1979.
KLAUS SCHULZE - PICTURE MUSIC (MIG 01502 CD: 1xBT,DP) CD £16.00 - Highly influential German synthesist. The album that defined the Schulze synth-sequencer style. © 1975.
KLAUS SCHULZE - BODY LOVE (MIG 01592 CD: 1xBT,DP) CD £16.00 - The classic original soundtrack to the porno movie by Lasse Braun, definitive cosmic music in 3 phases. © 1977.
# KLAUS SCHULZE - "X" (Brain 833 627-2: RE) 2CD m/ex+ £12.00 - His legendary 10th solo (© 1978), a universally acclaimed masterwork, features Harald Grosskopf. This comes in a thick 2CD jewel case, so P&P = 6 units.
KLAUS SCHULZE - "X." (MIG 01632 2CD: 1xBT,DP) 2CD £17.00 - Expanded 2016 reissue.
# KLAUS SCHULZE - DUNE (Brain POCP-2384, Japan: no obi or IN) CD m/ex+ £14.00 - Album 11, with a stronger classical edge due to Wolfgang Tiepold's cello. With Arthur Brown (a dab hand at lyric improvisation) on side 2. © 1979.
KLAUS SCHULZE - ...LIVE... (MIG 01312 2CD: 1xBT,DP) 2CD £17.00 - With Harald Grosskopf & Arthur Brown. © 1980. This containes the full-length (51 minute) version of "Sense", plus a 17'58" bonus track! Excellent value set!
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE (P&P = 4 units on all these 3CD sets.)
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 1 (MIG 00142: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1968-72 non-LP material, compiled from the 50 CD "editions". Essential stuff if you don't own the 50 CD's: early experiments in "Irrlicht/Cyborg" vein & space-rock trips.
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 2 (MIG 00112 3CD: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1973-75 non-LP material, compilted from the 50 CD "editions". Innovations in new technology: rich organ & synth excursions, & many surprises!
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 10 (MIG 00192: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1985-1992 concert, studio & soundtrack recordings. With previously unreleased "Weiter, Weiter!" (Aachen encore in 1985, 10'37") & 4'56" interview from his Spanish tour in 1991.
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 11 (MIG 00692: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1992-1993 recordings, all culled from "Silver Edition".
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 12 (MIG 00752: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1992-1993 recordings, like Vol. 11 these are culled from "Silver Edition".
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 13 (MIG 00772: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1993 recordings, culled from "Silver Edition", "Jubilee Edition" & "The Ultimate Edition".
KLAUS SCHULZE - LA VIE ELECTRONIQUE 15 (MIG 01082: DP) 3CD £19.00 - 1997-1999 recordings. Getting lazy on this one, containing disc 25 from "Jubilee Edition" plus discs 46 & 49 from "The Ultimate Edition".
# SONIC SCULPTURE - SONIC SCULPTURE (Cosmic Egg UTCE 015 CDR: RM,RE) CDR £8.00 - Obscure experimental free Krautrock jazz & electronics outfit, previously issued as a demo circa 2000. Partly Krautrock, partly avant-jazz, & partly a genre no one has given a name for yet.
SPACEBOX - KICK UP (Captain Trip CTCD-025) CD £18.00 - Krautrock underground supergroup. Uli Trepte (ex-Guru Guru), Lotus Schmidt (L.S. Bearforce), Edgar Hofmann (Embryo) & hot guitarist Julius Golombeck. A very experimental mix of Guru Guru & Embryo elements. © 1984.
STERN-COMBO MEISSEN - WEISSES GOLD (Buschfunk BF 05862) CD £11.00 - Classic DDR symphonic spacey progressive. 2nd album, © 1979. "Original Amiga Masters" version.
TANGERINE DREAM - ELECTRONIC MEDITATION (Reactive EREACD 1025: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - 1970 debut of power acid-psych underground, like instrumental Pink Floyd meets Hendrix or Guru Guru! Not synth music at all! a trio of Froese, Schnitzler & Schulze.
TANGERINE DREAM - ALPHA CENTAURI (Reactive EREACD 1021: 3xBT,RM,RE) CD £11.50, m/m £8.00 - 2nd album (© 1971), a classic trip into deep space beyond Pink Floyd.
TANGERINE DREAM - ZEIT (Reactive EREACD 21017: RM,RE) 2CD £14.00 - The ultimate cosmic dream opus, largely based around echo & glissando guitars, organ & synthesizers. © 1972. CD2 is a bonus disc featuring "The Klangwald Performance" live in Cologne 11/1972.
TANGERINE DREAM - ATEM (Reactive EREACD 21019: RM) 2CD £14.00 - Bubbling from the ether, to "Phaedra" from the Krautrock space-acid trip, mind-bending! © 1973. CD2 = "The Deutschlandhalle Performance (Recorded In Berlin, 29th November 1973)". 40 minutes duration.
TANGERINE DREAM - PHAEDRA (Virgin 7243 8 40062 28 TAND 5: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - The album that gave them their big break internationally! © 1974.
TANGERINE DREAM - RUBYCON (Virgin/UMC 774 697-0: 1xBT,RM) CD £6.00 - An oozing liquid vision, very dreamy & gently sequential. © 1975. "In Search Of Hades" version.
TANGERINE DREAM - RICOCHET (Virgin 7243 8 40064 26 TAND 7: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - Compiled from concerts at cathedrals in France & England, with a stronger melodic focus, much use of sequencers & rhythmic structures. © 1975.
TANGERINE DREAM - STRATOSFEAR (Virgin 7243 8 40065 25 TAND 8: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - With strong Baumann sequential & rhythmic structures, feature in this oddly balanced album, with much guitar & even harmonica! © 1976.
TANGERINE DREAM - SORCERER (Reactive EREACD 1023: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Aka "Wages of Fear" soundtrack, the classic film by William Friedkin. © 1977.
TANGERINE DREAM - ENCORE (Virgin/UMC 774 698-0: RM) CD £6.00 - Live in USA 1977. Amalgams of themes from "Sorceror" & "Stratosfear", plus familiar live themes from the era. Includes "Encore/Hobo March" single tracks.
TANGERINE DREAM - CYCLONE (Virgin/UMC 774 788-3: RM) CD £6.00 - A progressive/space-rock excursion, with songs hinting at Jane/Eloy, a drum kit & all sorts of winds courtesy of Steve Jolliffe. © 1978. Includes the Peter Baumann & Edgar Froese solo tracks from the '70-'80 box set.
TANGERINE DREAM - FORCE MAJEURE (Virgin 7243 8 40259 22 TAND 10: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - Developing ideas from "Cyclone", but all instrumental, with sequencers flying alongside rhythms, & all sorts of (then new) digital synth textures. © 1979.
TANGERINE DREAM - TANGRAM (Virgin 7243 8 40263 25 TAND 11: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - With newcomer Schmoelling adding a more classical & tuneful edge, an innovative landmark album. © 1980.
TANGERINE DREAM - WHITE EAGLE (Virgin 7243 8 39444 22 TAND 2: RM) CD £8.00 - Ambitious sampled symphonics & high energy sequences fly into space! © 1982.
TANGERINE DREAM - THE PINK YEARS ALBUMS 1970-1973 (Reactive EREACD41037) 4CD £29.00 - Special 4 disc box set collecting all the Ohr releases, now all presented as perfect as is possible, speed corrected & complete, with stunning sound, all in replica sleeves, plus a poster in a convenient clam box. P&P = 6 units.
TECHNICAL SPACE COMPOSER'S CREW - CANAXIS 5 (Grönland CDGRON195: 2xBT,DP) CD £11.00 - Holger Czukay & Rolf Dammers, pre-Can weirdness in Stockhausen vein. © 1969.
TEMPLE - TEMPLE (Mental Experience MENT019CD: RM) CD £12.00 - Stoned varied mix of heavy space-rock & folky sections, like a mixture of Cozmic Coridors, Golem & Hawkwind styles. With Birth Control members.
TIBET - TIBET (Sireena SIR 2226: CP) CD £14.00 - 1976-78 progressive with strong symphonic edge, & an unusual Jon Anderson-ish vocalist, hints of Camel, Yes, Rousseau, etc.
TIME OF COMMOTION - LIVE FROM THE 70'S - ES IST NIE ZU SPÄT (New Music - Green Tree GTR 179: DP) CD £13.00 - 70s band, playing prog/Krautrock, who existed 8 years without releasing anything. This archive CD collects live recordings spanning several years. Opening track "Requiem" feel much like an instrumental early Virus meets Jane "Together" hybrid. Other tracks have quite obvious influences from The Nice & Pink Floyd
# TWENTY SIXTY SIX & THEN - REFLECTIONS ON THE FUTURE (MIG 01842 2CD) 2CD £16.00 - Legendary Krautrock band. CD1 = Reissue of "Reflections On The Future" LP, CD2 = 6 tracks taken from the "Reflections On The Past" 2LP set + a Steve Robinson solo track.
TYLL - SEXPHONIE (Mental Experience MENT004CD: RM) CD £11.00 - Eccentric Krautrock underground with folky & psychedelic touches, sometimes close to Floh De Cologne & Eulenspygel. © 1975. Contains liner notes & Teflon Fonfara interview by Alan Freeman.
UPPERSEPTION - NEO GOURAGE (Garden of Delights CD 185) CD £13.00 - Anthology of originally unreleased material by this obscure German prog band from 1970-74.
VIRUS - REVELATION (Garden of Delights CD 169: 2xBT) CD £13.00 - An awesome cosmic Krautrock trip, with "Endless Game" the ultimate Floydian space-daze! © 1971. The bonus tracks are the A & B sides of their debut 1970 7" single.
# WALLENSTEIN - COSMIC CENTURY (Die Kosmischen Kuriere 658006-2: RM,CC) CD £13.00 - Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue of their 3rd album (1973). "Pink Floyd meets Van der Graaf Generator" on a classical rock trip.
WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - BAUER PLATH (ZYX OHR 70035-2: RE) CD £12.50 - 3rd album (© 1972), with Jurgen Dollase, Jerry Berkers, Harald Grosskopf, etc.
WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - DER JESUSPILZ - LIVE! (Sireena SIR 2183: DP) CD £14.00 - Excellent concert document (circa 11/1971) from the Cosmic Buskers! © 2018.
ZONE SIX - LOVE MONSTER (Sulatron st1504) CD £13.00 - Still one of the prime contemporary Krautrock/space-rock bands around, though sounding more like Electric Moon with synths. © 2015.
AARDVARK - AARDVARK (Esoteric ECLEC 2286: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Classic English underground psychy progressive for those liking weird sounds, Egg, Gracious, & beyond. © 1970.
ACINTYA - LA CITE DES DIEUX OUBLIES (Musea FGBG 4521: 2xBT) CD £11.00 - French flowing instrumental violin-fronted progressive, akin to Daryl Way's Wolf, Wapassou, Kebnekaise, etc. © 1978.
ACROSS THE WATER - ACROSS THE WATER (Seelie Court Digital scd013: CC) CD £12.00 - Actually a split album, with gentle folky songs on one (former) LP side, & light instrumental prog stuff in vaguely David Bedford/Gryphon vein on the other. © 1975.
AGORA - LIVE IN MONTREUX (VM 2000 VM CD 086: CC) CD £16.50 - Excellent Italian 1970s spacey jazz/prog-fusion that's in a world of its own, live at the famous jazz festival. © 1976.
AKINETÓN RETARD - AKINETÓN RETARD (Lizard CD 0019) CD £13.50 - Italian release of the 2nd album from this Chilean experimental free-rock/fusion cross-genre band, with slight hints of Cudu, Bablicon, RiO/Zeuhl types of stuff. In all - fascinating! © 2001.
AKO DOMA - AKO DOMA (Mellow MMP 376) CD £11.00 - Lively prog-fusion from Slovakia, a bit like Get The Blessing at times, but with other cultural elements & a lot of guitar.
AKTUALA - AKTUALA (GDR GDRCD1102: DP) CD £16.50 - 1973 debut (originally on Bla Bla) from this excellent Italian ethnic fusion crossover band fronted by Walter Maioli. In Between, Third Ear Band & Embryo vein, featuring Lino "Capra" Vaccina.
# ALCO FRISBASS - LE MYSTÈRE DU GUÉ PUCELLE (alco2022-CD01: CC) CD £12.00 - Stunning third album from this modern French prog band drawing on classic French/British 70s sounds & adding their own personal stamp. © 2022.
ALIANTE - SUL CONFINE (M.P. Records MPRCD089) CD £13.50 - Modern instrumental symphonic progressive from Italy, with synth lead & a feel that recalls some Camel & French prog bands. © 2019.
DAEVID ALLEN - THE DEATH OF ROCK & EVEN MORE ENTRANCES (Voiceprint VP 114 CD: RE) CD £9.50 - This contains his "Death Of Rock" EP (20 minutes) from 1982 plus 3 bonus experimental works (41 minutes)!
DAEVID ALLEN - JE NE FUIM' PAS DES BANANES (Gonzo Multimedia HST188CD) CD £9.00 - 1967-69 recordings, with Banamoon (18 minutes studio/23½ minutes live) & 35½ minutes of other relics. Bananamoon later changed into Ame Son.
DAEVID ALLEN - TWELVE SELVES (Voiceprint VP111CD: RE) CD £9.50 - Daevid Allen with Harry Williamson in Melbourne, Australia. © 1993.
ALL TRAPS ON EARTH - A DROP OF LIGHT (AMS Records AMS 300 CD: CC) CD £15.00 - Änglagård split-off band, in a similar style adding operatic & other elements.
ALPES - PATRICE MOULLET - ROCK SOUS LA DALLE (Spalax 14809: RE) CD £9.00 - Instrumental album by Alpes leader, hints of Frohmader, Pinhas & classic Alpes styles. © 1993.
ALPES - PATRICE MOULLET - EN ATTENDANT NOE (Spalax SPALAXCD14971) CD £9.00 - Vivid melodic & rhythmic synth & rock musics created by unconventional means. © 1996.
ALPHA DU CENTAURE - CONTACT (Paisley Press PP 138) CD £12.00 - French fusion drawing all sorts of influences, Canterbury & underground avant-jazz, in an esoteric concoction, surprising for a double bass, guitar & drums trio. The mood is often akin to early Lard Free (sans the electronics) or Pataphonie, notable for the unique fuzz/freaky guitar that occasionally breaks out & the overall eclectic/esoteric feel. An album full of surprises, & a grower. © 1979.
# ALTAIR - 3 (Mellow MMP 445) CD £11.00 - Nice 2000 live album by this Spanish instrumental symphonic rock band. © 2004.
AMA = Inventive UK instrumental rock trio (two members of Rancid Poultry plus drummer) inspired by Guru Guru, Ash Ra Tempel, etc. More information here: Poultry Products
AMA - NOT BLOBS (Auricle AMCDR 223) CDR £8.00
AMA - LOUDLIVEANDLUMPY (Auricle AMCDR 231) CDR £8.00
AMA II - GENUFLEX (Auricle AMCDR 258) CDR £8.00
AMOEBA SPLIT - SECOND SPLIT (áMARXE0320: 1xBT,CC) CD £12.00 - 2nd album by superb Spanish prog-fusion band, with Canterbury styled elements. © 2016.
AMPHYRITE - AMPHYRITE (Thors Hammer THCD 005) CD £13.00 - Rock trio from Lyon, France circa 1972-1973. Heavy guitar rock, in the vein of instrumental Cream, Taste, Man & such like, which also sounds like rehearsal sessions from Leicester's Courtyard Moth. © 1973.
ANDERIDA - HERE GOES... (Kent And Sussex Records KSR 002: DP) CDR £6.00 - Debut album by this new Canterbury space-rock band that also blends in poetry (female voice). © 2019.
ANDERIDA - SLOW BURN (Kent And Sussex Records KSR 004: DP) CDR £6.00 - Stunning trippy rock, psychedelic, space-rock outing. Top 10 rated review in Audion 66. © 2020.
ANDROID TRIO - OTHER WORLDS (Cuneiform Rune 480) CD £13.00 - Trio with a Zappa connection & a fusion that's extremely complex & diverse, akin to instrumental 5uu's & The Muffins. © 2021.
ANEKDOTEN - VEMOD (Vitalevy Virta 001: RE,with barcode) CD £13.50 - Stunning 1993 progressive masterpiece from Sweden. King Crimson meet Änglagård with a bit of Kultivator.
ANEKDOTEN - NUCLEUS (Kscope KSCOPE657: RM,DP,IN) CD £9.00 - 2nd album (© 1995), even more "in yer face" than "Vermod", power Crimson progressive, superb & a grower! 2020 UK version with 3 demo bonus tracks.
ANEKDOTEN - FROM WITHIN (Virtalevy Virta 003) CD £13.00 - 3rd studio album by this great Swedish prog band of the 1990s. This was their last great one before they mellowed post 2000. Think 1970s King Crimson fleshed-out with lots of original fineries, updated & reborn in the 90s © 1999.
ANGE - TOME VI (Musea FGBG 4200.AR: RE) CD £13.00 - Classic Ange live in 1977. This is Ange at their most refined & at the peak of their popularity (in prog circles) & a must for all Ange fans. The complete double album on 1CD.
ANT-BEE - PURE ELECTRIC HONEY (Gonzo Multimedia HST120CD: 5xBT) CD £9.00 - Zappa/Mothers inspired American outfit, fronted by one Billy James. Can you imagine Syd Barrett tripping out with Zappa & the Beach Boys? Then this is for you! © 1990.
ANT-BEE - LUNAR MUZIK (Gonzo Multimedia HST269CD) CD £9.00 - Weirdo psychedelic time trip featuring Daevid Allen & Grandmothers. © 1997.
ANT-BEE - ELECTRONIC CHURCH MUZIK (Barking Moondog Records BMR1: CC) CD £14.00 - Extremely wide-ranging release with a huge cast of luminary guests, of which Daevid Allen & Gilli Smyth especially make their mark, amidst all sorts of trippy psychedelia, etc. Note: sleeve has some minor edge wear. © 2011.
# AREA - ARE(A)ZIONE (Cramps/Sony Music 88875135252) CD £11.00, ex+/m £7.00 - Highly innovative Italian fusion band. Concert recordings, at their most creative with the accent on improvisation. © 1975.
ARESKI & BRIGITTE FONTAINE - L'INCENDIE (Spalax SPALAXCD14815: RE) CD £11.00 - Kind of the French equivalent to John Cale & Nico, though folkier & very French! © 1973.
ART BEARS - WINTER SONGS (ReR áb2: RM,jewel case) CD £12.00 - 2nd album (© 1979), in a furiously inventive & creative mood, with a wide variety of styles, songs, not-songs, collage & controlled mayhem, in a sizzling fusion.
AS YOU LIKE IT - AGES COME AND AGES GO (Seelie Court Digital scd022: CC) CD £12.00 - Obscure British gentle progressive with a hint of Caravan. Previously unreleased 1973-75 recordings.
ATOMIC ROOSTER - DEATH WALKS BEHIND YOU (Sanctuary CMQCD 869: 6xBT) CD £8.00 - Classic 2nd album by this influential heavy rock trio with Vincent Crane on organ. Bonus tracks include BBC sessions from 14/1/1971 & 23/3/1971. Complete with O-card. © 1970.
A TRIGGERING MYTH - THE REMEDY OF ABSTRACTION (Laser's Edge LE 1044: RE) CD £13.00 - Complex keyboard fronted USA progressive: all instrumental, & with a jazzy Canterbury/National Health touch on occasions. © 2006.
BABY GRANDMOTHERS - MERKURIUS (Subliminal Sounds SUB-129-CD: DP) CD £14.00 - New recordings from Sweden's oldest psychedelic underground band, with Kenny Hakansson on guitar. © 2018.
BARDO POND - VOLUME 8 (Fire Records FIRECD516: CC) CD £12.00 - This has Bardo Pond in free jammng experimental mode, with a Krautrocky feel. © 2018.
BATTIATO - FOETUS (VM 2000 VM CD 065: RE) CD £12.00 - Previously unreleased 1974 English version made at Island Studios. Now you can find out what it's all about! Whilst this starts very similar there are a lot of musical differences later on, notably more electronics & very different vocal arrangements.
BEAT LOVE ORACLE VS HARDSCORE - DON'T COUNT ON US! (áMarxe 0121: CC) CD £12.00 - Lively instrumental fusion, of the Canterbury meets RiO type, with influences as diverse as Carla Bley, Gong, Henry Cow, National Health, The Muffins, The Mothers, etc.
BEND THE FUTURE - PENDELLÖSUNG (Sound Effect Records SERC086: DP) CD £12.50 - French modern progressive rock band who sound somewhere between Porcupine Tree & Van der Graaf Generator. © 2019.
JOHN BERBERIAN AND THE ROCK EAST ENSEMBLE - MIDDLE EASTERN ROCK (Modern Harmonic MHCD-848: CC) CD £12.50 - 1969 little-known classic of the Verve Forecast label. Wonderful East-West fusion with a psychedelic touch, a little like Orient Express.
BIB SET - IT WASN'T MEANT TO HAPPEN... (Paisley Press PP 102) CD £12.00 - Tasty Swedish psych obscurity from 1969 that feels like Mecki Mark Men doing a soundtrack for a David Lynch movie (use your imagination!) with lots of lovely organ & stoned atmosphere. © 1969.
BIGLIETTO PER L'INFERNO - BIGLIETTO PER L'INFERNO (AMS Records AMS 172 CD: CC) CD £16.50 - Legendary Italian heavy keyboard based classical progressive, featuring Baffo Banfi. © 1974.
BI KYO RAN - PARALLAX (Spalax SPALAXCD14532) CD £11.00 - The Japanese answer to King Crimson: dazzling guitar, bass, drums trio, just 3 long tracks. Help from guest violin & keyboards (inc. Mellotron). © 1983.
BLACK CARROT - DRINK THE BLACK FOREST (Tin Angel TAR009: DP) CD £9.00 - Market Harborough band. Excellent follow-up to "Cluk", with 2nd drummer, again full of invention & lots of surprises. Think: somewhere between Volcano The Bear & Bablicon, with RIO/Pere Ubu spirit, jazz, psych & Dada, with wicked complex composition & refined innovation. © 2008.
BLACK CARROT - MILKING SCARABS FOR DOUGH (Tin Angel TAR017: CC) CD £12.50 - Market Harborough band who mix Canterbury elements, with RIO & Krautrock touches, with an eccentric singer that lends an early Pere Ubu edge. From the near commercial to the bizarre & challenging!. © 2010.
BODKIN - BODKIN (Seelie Court Digital scd 002: CC) CD £12.00 - Apparently the first fully authorised reissue, from original tapes & with authentic artwork.. © 1972.
# BOX - STUDIO 1 (Rune Grammofon RCD2070: DP) CD £9.00 - Scandinavian based international fusion supersession, with Raoul Björkenheim (Krakatau), Trevor Dunn (much travelled US bassist), Ståle Storløkken (Elephant9), Morgan Ågren (Mats/Morgan, Simon Steensland's Kamikaze United). © 2008.
BRAINVILLE - THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE (Gonzo Multimedia HST133CD) CD £9.00 - Vigorous & extremely creative invention from Allen/Hopper/Kramer/Pyle band. © 1999.
FRANÇOIS BRÉANT - SONS OPTIQUES (Musea FGBG 4427.AR: 2xBT) CD £11.00 - Complex synth/keys fronted prog/instrumental circa 1976-79, elements of Heldon, Zeuhl fusions, complex classical synth & all sorts of surprises.
SERGE BRINGOLF STRAVE - VISION (Soleil Zeuhl 35) CD £14.00 - Zeuhl fusion betwixt Magma, ZAO & Miles Davis. Serge was once 2nd drummer in Magma, this album also features ex-Art Zoyd guitarist Alain Eckert. © 1981.
THE STEVE BROWN BAND - SOUL FULL OF SIN (Seelie Court Digital scd023: CC) CD £12.00 - Previously unreleased 1971-1973 demo recordings by this Newcastle prog fusion band.
BURNIN RED IVANHOE - W.W.W. (Esoteric ECLEC 2484: RM) CD £11.50 - 3rd album (© 1971) from this Danish complex fusion-rock-progressive, pre-Secret Oyster.
JOHN CALE & TERRY RILEY - THE CHURCH OF ANTHRAX (Esoteric ECLEC 2448: RM) CD £11.50 - Excellent one-off collaboration by two former La Mont Young pupils, doing a mixture of freaky underground rock & systemic music that was also an influence on Krautrock. © 1971.
CAMEL - MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE SNOW GOOSE (Decca 8829302: 5xBT,RE) CD £9.00 - Their classic instrumental concept album. © 1975.
CARAVAN - IN THE LAND OF GREY AND PINK (Deram 820 520-2: RM) CD £10.00 - Featuring their "Nine Feet Underground" classic opus. © 1971.
CARAVELA ESCARLATE - CARAVELA ESCARLATE (Karisma KAR 190CD) CD £13.50 - Rather good Modern Brazilian progressive with a complex symphonic style. 2nd album, © 2017.
IAN CARR - BELLADONNA (Mr Bongo MRBCD229: RM,CC) CD £11.00 - New standalone reissue of this great not quite a Nucleus album, featuring Nucleus members & Allan Holdsworth. © 1972.
CAUSA SUI - PEWT'R SESSIONS 1·2 (El Paraiso EPR008CD: CC) 2CD £15.00 - Awesome live session recordings by psychedelic rock & jammy/trippy band from Denmark. A doubleback of 2 LPs from 2011. Quite possibly their finest. © 2012.
CAUSA SUI - PEWT'R SESSIONS 3 (El Paraiso EPR019CD: CC) CD £13.50 - Instrumental rock pieces with a more picture music style approach of shorter composed & kind of Krautrock kosmische like pieces. © 2014.
CAUSA SUI - RETURN TO SKY (El Paraiso EPR030CD: CC) CD £13.50 - Danish space-rock jamming band with slight stoner & post-rock elements. © 2016.
CAUSA SUI - LIVE IN COPENHAGEN (El Paraiso EPR037CD: CC) 3CD £17.00 - One of the finest live albums by this Danish space-rock/jam-band, includes guests plus some surprising & brilliantly done cover versions.© 2017.
# LEO CIESA - COAT OF ARMS (Soundyard 001: CC) CD ex/m £4.00 - "Music For Solo Drumset" 22 solo drum tracks from Doctor Nerve & Iconoclast (duo with Julie Joslyn) drummer. © 2012.
# CLEAR BLUE SKY - CLEAR BLUE SKY (Esoteric ECLEC 2595: RM) CD £11.50 - Legendary Vertigo guitar rock, with lengthy tracks & lots of fuzzed-out guitar & space treks. © 1970.
CLEARLIGHT - LES CONTES DU SINGE FOU (Spalax SPALAXCD14594) CD £11.00 - 3rd album, much more prog-rock Genesis/Machiavel type style, with added classical edges, English language vocals (despite the French LP title) by Ian Bellamy (ex-Zoo). © 1977.
CLEARLIGHT - VISIONS (Gonzo Multimedia HST211CD: RM) CD £13.50 - 4th album (© 1978), with Magma members & varius other French underground explorers, onto ethnic & trippy sounds. No mention of "Paix Profonde" track on this (though the CD claims to contain the complete LP). Whatever, this contains 12 tracks, so at least 6 are bonus tracks.
COLOSSEUM - THOSE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE SALUTE YOU (Esoteric ECLEC 2598: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Impressive 1969 debut, moving from their jazz & blues roots onto complex progressive music. Includes 3 bonus tracks recorded at Pye studios, London (11/1968).
COLOSSEUM - VALENTYNE SUITE (Esoteric ECLEC 22599: RM,RE) 2CD £14.00 - © 1969, arguably their finest moment, losing the blues & going overboard in a complex prog classical & fusion hybrid. Disc 2 contains their "The Grass Is Greener" LP which was recorded for the US/Canadian market.
COLOSSEUM II - ELECTRIC SAVAGE / WARDANCE (BGO BGOCD1451) 2CD £14.50 - Two albums by Jon Hiseman's lively fusion band from 1977 with Gary Moore & Don Airey. With O-Card.
COMUS - FIRST UTTERANCE (Esoteric ECLEC 2629: 4xBT,RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Beautiful folk progressive, yet also sometimes evil crossed with innocence! Kinda The Trees meets Family. © 1971.
CONTINUUM - CONTINUUM (Stoned Circle STCCD3008) CD £14.50 - Eclectic future-baroque borderline prog album, originally issued in 1971. UK based international band fronted by Hungarian multi-instrumentalist Yoel Schwarcz.
SARO COSENTINO & MIMO DI MARTINO - TV DINNER (M.P. Records MPRCD092: 1xBT,DP) CD £15.00 - This has multi-instrumentalists & one-time Battiato collaborators Saro Cosentino & Mino Di Martino (also from Albergo Intergalattico Spaziale) working as an innovative electronic fusion type of duo, making a totally unclassifiable music that sometimes steers in the direction of Lard Free... © 1995.
CRAFT - FIRST SIGNS (Explore Rights Management ExM020) CD £12.50 - Instrumental keyboard progressive from ex-Enid members, with Camel, Steve Hackett, Edhels styling. "Definitive Edition" reissue of their Shanghai LP from 1984 plus 8 bonus tracks.
CROMAGNON - ORGASM (Calibre ESP CD 2001) CD £13.00 - USA 1969, extraordinary from start to end, tribalistic grunge, dissonant fevers of noise, stepping on from The Mothers "Help I'm a Rock" & Hapshash onto proto-NWW weirdness & Dada! Aka "Cave Rock" or "Cromagnon". Complete with slipcase.
CROOKED OAK - FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW (Seelie Court Digital scd 015) CD £12.00 - Typical British folk with prog touches from the 70s, also with some nice jig like pieces.
CURVED AIR - SECOND ALBUM (Esoteric PECLEC22637: RM,DP) CD+DVD £17.00 - CD = Reissue of their 2nd album (© 1971) + BBC session (5/1/1971) & "John Peel Sunday Concert" (4/3/1971); DVD contains "Warner Brothers present Curved Air" (a 1971 promotional film), "Pop Deux" live at Taverne De I'Olympia, Paris (6/7/1971), plus 2 "Beat Club" sessions (3/1971 & 9/1971).
MILES DAVIS - IN A SILENT WAY (Columbia/Legacy 86556: RE) CD £7.00 - Classic Miles with a psychedelic groove, a super session with Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, David Holland & Tony Williams. © 1969.
MILES DAVIS - PANGAEA (Music On CD MOCCD13578) 2CD £13.00 - Legendary Japanese concert recording (Live in Osaka 1/2/75) & partner release to "Agharta".
# DEMON FUZZ - AFREAKA! (Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2111: 3xBT,RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Excellent 1970 Dawn album + bonus EP tracks, by a black Brtitish prog & fusion band. © 1970.
DESERTION TRIO - NUMBERS MAKER (Cuneiform Rune 479) CD £13.00 - Excellent album by a highly creative experimental fusion trio, somewhat recalling the innovative jazz & rock albums of 1980s ECM. © 2021.
# THE DEVIANTS - THE DEVIANTS (Music On CD MOCCD14184) CD £12.50 - Classic 3rd album from this British psychedelic underground band, © 1969.
DIAGONAL - THE SECOND MECHANISM (Rise Above Records RISECD149: CC) CD £12.00 - 2012 largely instrumental 2nd by this Bristol UK band, who (to quote my 68 review) "...largely instrumental, with elements of King Crimson and Van der Graaf Generator in the use of winds, which also reminds me of the American band Charts And Maps, or the French band Neo or Swedish 70s outfit Ragnarök. It's that pitting of winds against a dramatic form of prog that is so engaging..." © 2012.
# DIAGONAL - ARC (Cobblers CBCD-002: DP) CD £11.00 - More song based 3rd album, © 2019.
DIAGONAL - 4 (Cobblers CBCD-008: DP) CD £12.00 - 4th album & a return to form with new ideas too, as the end of my Audion 68 write-up states when talking about the final track "...adding a touch of Camel, and a dash of Pink Floyd in the song, before venturing on to an elevated and majestic post-rock instrumental passage. Superb stuff." © 2021.
DIAGONAL - ROADBURN LIVE 2008 (Cobblers CBCD-011: DP) CD £12.00 - Previously unreleased live album from the Bristol prog band's early days, with elements that recall some King Crimson & early UK elements. © 2022.
DIRE WOLVES - EXCURSIONS TO CLOUDLAND (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR035: DP) CD £12.50 - Excellent wigged-out trippy American band, with elements of The Myrrors & Eternal Tapestry. © 2017.
DIRE WOLVES - GROW TOWARDS THE LIGHT (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR057: DP) CD £12.50 - Awesome trippy psychedelic rock sounding somewhere between Amon Düül II & Melting Euphoria/Vespero. © 2019.
DJAM KARET - REGENERATOR 3017 (HC Productions HC017: DP) CD £12.00 - Djam Karet's 30th anniversary album actually often sounds more like it is 40 years old, it feels very European, almost French akin to obscure prog bands like Alpha Ralpha or ? - too many to mention, & also it's quite mellow, laid back with lots of vintage keyboard type sounds. © 2014.
EAST OF EDEN - MERCATOR PROJECTED (Esoteric ECLEC 2033: 3xBT,RM,RE) CD £11.50 - 1969 debut, a classic slice of psychedelia - full of invention, with Soft Machine, Krautrocky-fusion edges, etc. A very influential album.
EAST OF EDEN - SNAFU (Esoteric ECLEC 2034: 7xBT,RM) CD £11.50 - Classic, unique folk & jazzy driven prog-fusions, much more experimental & instrumental than their debut, a touch more Canterbury-esque.
EAST OF EDEN - ESSEN 1970 (Thors Hammer THCD 008) CD £13.00 - Live at the Gruga-Halle (22/10/1970), from the line-up of the 3rd LP (with one original member: Dave Arbus). This performance features 4 compositions from from that LP plus 2 from "Snafu".
# ECLECTIC MAYBE BAND - THE BLIND NIGHT WATCHERS' MYSTERIOUS LANDSCAPES (Discus 67cd: CC) CD m/m £9.00, m/ex+ £8.00 - Debut from this Belgian cross-genre jazz and new-music band fronted by Guy Segers (former Univers Zero bassist). © 2018.
EGG - EGG (Esoteric ECLEC 2035) CD £11.50 - Radical yet accessible debut of complex Canterbury prog, The Nice+Softs+Caravan mix & more in a blend of classical, rock, odd time signatures, etc. Remastered version with missing "Fourth Movement" & "Seven Is A Jolly Good Time/You Are All Princes" single.
EGG - THE POLITE FORCE (Esoteric ECLEC 2036 : RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Their 2nd classic (from 1970) & even more creative than their debut, a much more instrumental outing with greater depth &.complexity, not least the remaekable 9 minute weird excursion "Boilk".
EGG - THE CIVIL SURFACE (Esoteric ECLEC 2003: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - More subdued, varied & eccentric LP than earlier ones, in a world of its own. © 1974.
ELEGY - ELEGY (Seelie Court Digital scd007: CC) CD £12.00 - British 70s prog/hard rock band who ended up staying in Austria. Nice live gig, recorded in Vienna. Their singer later joined the Austrian band Turning Point.
# ELEPHANT9 - WALK THE NILE (Rune Grammofon RCD 2095: DP) CD £13.00 - Top class Norwegian organ rock/fusion trio, think Bo Hansson & 1970 instrumental Brian Auger with the energy ratched-up! © 2010.
# ELEPHANT9 - GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH (Rune Grammofon RCD2198: DP) CD £13.50 - "their fifth studio album", more high energy keyboard driven instrumentals, this time with some shorter more varied moods, nice Mellotron too. © 2018.
# ELEPHANT9 WITH REINE FISKE - SILVER MOUNTAIN (Rune Grammofon RCD 2174: DP) CD £13.00 - High energy organ & guitar led rock-fusion with Reine Fiske from Landberk doing an almost Rypdal guitar lead. © 2015.
# ELIAS HULK - UNCHAINED (Esoteric ECLEC2787: RM,DP) CD £11.50 - Legendary British heavy prog/psych one-album-wonder from 1970, trippy in a High Tide way, with ethnic elements & other diversions. First CD release with the original UK LP track order & artwork. Superb sound too!
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - TRILOGY (Manticore BMGCAT2CD5: RM,DP) 2CD £12.00 - 3rd studio album. CD1 = The original 1972 album (2015 remaster), CD2 = The Alternate Album (Jakko M Jakszyk 2015 stereo mixes).
BRIAN ENO - ANOTHER GREEN WORLD (EMI 50999 6 84527 2 8) CD £9.00 - The finest of Brian Eno's pre-ambient era, with a luminary guest list: John Cale, Phil Collins, Robert Fripp, etc.
ERGO SUM - MEXICO (Lion Productions LION 618M: 4xBT) CD £13.00 - Early-1970's French progressive fusion, featuring Jean Guerin. For those who like early Magma, Family & the Canterbury scene. This seems to be the original LP mix (the Musea CD was remixed in 1992).
ETERNAL TAPESTRY - WILD STRAWBERRIES (Thrill Jockey THRILL 388: CC) CD £13.00 - A more experimental outing, with space rock trips & electronic tracks. © 2015.
# EVOHÉ - EVOHÉ (Vapeur Mauve Productions VP 006) CD £11.00 - Original release of disc 2 in the 2CD set below.
EVOHÉ - 77-81 (Musea FGBG 5025) 2CD £25.00 - Absolutely stunning lost Zeuhl archives 1977-81 from this Toulouse based band. Sorry about the price, but the wholesale was priced as per 2 x CDs.
EYE - VISION AND AGELESS LIGHT (Laser's Edge LE 1077: CC) CD £15.00 - Latest album by current American band, playing majestic heavy prog with notable Nektar & King Crimson influences (well, at least to my ears). © 2016.
F.A.T. - ANIMAL (Be Coq/Poutrage/GED/L'étourneur/Atypeek Music: CC) CDM £6.50 - 21½ minutes of excellent 2016 French experimental rock.
5UU'S - CRISIS IN CLAY (ReR 5uu2: RE) CD £9.00 - Furiously powerful & complex, this is progressive rock at the cutting-edge of new invention. Yes, Henry Cow, Caravan, King Crimson, Thinking Plague - all shook up! © 1997.
FLOWERS MUST DIE - FLOWERS MUST DIE (Kommun 2 K2-21: DP) CD £13.00 - Classic double album on 1 CD by these Swedish heavy-spacey trippers, with some nice motorik drives, effervescent trips & on to Hawkwind Brainstorm territory at the end. © 2013.
FOCUS - MOVING WAVES (Red Bullet RB 66.188: RM) CD £10.00 - Top Dutch progressive, with the surprising hit single "Hocus Pocus" & the complex suite "Eruption".
FOCUS - FOCUS III (EMI CDM 7 48861 2) CD m/m £8.00 - Aka "Focus 3", the classic double by Dutch prog legends. © 1972.
FOCUS - AT THE RAINBOW (Red Bullet RB 66.190: RE) CD £10.00 - High-energy & memorable performance (5/5/1973).
FOCUS - HAMBURGER CONCERTO (Red Bullet RB 66.191: 1xBT,RM) CD £10.00 - Focus at their most adventurous & progressive: virtually all instrumental.
FOCUS - SHIP OF MEMORIES (Red Bullet RB 66.193: 1xBT,RM) CD £10.00 - Very good collection of rare tracks & unreleased curiosities.
# FOCUS - 50 YEARS: ANTHOLOGY 1970-1976 (Red Bullet RB 66.317) 9CD+2DVD £41.00 - Excellent value box set: CDs = "Focus Plays Focus/In And Out Of Focus" (© 1970), "Focus II/Moving Waves" (© 1971), "Focus 3" (© 1972), "At The Rainbow" (© 1973), "Hamburger Concerto" (© 1974), "Mother Focus" (© 1975), "Ship Of Memories" (© 1976), "Focus BBC 1973", "Live 1971-1975", DVDs = "Focus Sight & Sound Vol.1+2". CDs 1 to 7 have lots of bonus material, a lot of which is previously unreleased. P&P = 14 units.
FORGAS BAND PHENOMENA - L'OREILLE ÉLECTRIQUE (Cuneiform Rune 447) CD £13.00 - 2018 release by eclectic French dummer's fusion combo, elements of RIO, Canterbury, etc.
THE FOURTH WORLD QUARTET - 1975 (Cuneiform Rune 481) CD £13.00 - The early roots of Birdsongs Of The Mesozoic, in a more jazzy style. © 2021.
RICHARD FRANECKI & HADLEY KAHN - EEMN (Auricle AMCDR 233: RM) CDR £7.00 - 2004 collaboration by multi-instrumentalists Richard Franecki (from F/i & Vocokesh) on guitars, etc., & Hadley Kahn (from Escapade) on drums, etc. A superb album that bridges Pink Floyd, Faust & Can territory, & stops off some other places too!
# 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.
# ROBERT FRIPP - WASHINGTON SQUARE CHURCH (Discipline DGMSP103: DP) CD+DVD £16.00 - Live in New York City (7-8/1981). CD is stereo, DVD contains surround sound mixes, DTS digital surround (Quad/4.1), stereo mixes & PCM stereo 2.0 (24/48). Comes with slipcase.
# FRIPP & ENO - EVENING STAR (Opal/Discipline DGM0516: DP) CD £10.00 - The more varied sequel from 1975. Quintessential ambient with a nervous edge. Awesome stuff really. As per the EG CD this has the full-length "An Index Of Metals" at 28'32".
FRIPP & ENO - LIVE IN PARIS 28.05.1975 (Opal/Discipline DGM3101: CC) 3CD £13.00 - Excellent 3CD set documenting Fripp & Eno live on 2 discs, plus an extra disc of unreleased test loops & basic tracks, plus the very obscure "Later On" Fripp & Eno B-side of Brian Eno's "Seven Deadly Finns" single. © 2014.
FRED FRITH - GUITAR SOLOS (ReR/Fred ReR/FRO 02: DP) CD £9.00 - Table-top guitar, loops, processing, & totally messed about guitars. Electric, acoustic & destroyed. Innovative throughout, yet very varied too. © 1974.
FRED FRITH - GRAVITY (ReR/Fred ReR/FRO 01: DP,RE) CD £12.00 - Classic 1979 album. With Zamla Mammaz Manna, The Muffins & Aksak Maboul members.
FRED FRITH - SPEECHLESS (ReR/Fred ReR/FRO 04: DP,RE) CD £12.00 - Classic 1980 album. With Etron Fou Leloublan & Material (aka Massacre) members.
FRED FRITH - THE TECHNOLOGY OF TEARS (ReR/Fred ReR/FRO 11: DP) CD £9.00 - Sides 1-3 of 2LP set! And, some of the most radical rock-fusion, bringing in sound-collage, live sampling & all sorts of things into a purely innovative music. Features: Tenko, John Zorn, etc. © 1988.
FUNKADELIC - FUNKADELIC (Westbound CDSEWM 210: 7xBT) CD £9.00 - Surprisingly slightly Zappa-esque & Hendrixy psych-funk debut album. Bonus tracks are mainly taken from singles.
FUNKADELIC - FREE YOUR MIND... (Westbound CDSEWM 212: RE,4xBT) CD £9.00 - Incredible psychedelic album (© 1970) from one of the most unlikely bands, hints of Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix & much more. Better believe it: psychedelic magic!
FUNKADELIC - LIVE (Westbound CDSEWM 108) CD £9.00 - "Meadowbrook, Rochester, Michigan - 12th September 1971" Varied live set.
GENESIS - NURSERY CRYME (Virgin 50999 265699 2 5 GENCDY 2: RM) CD £10.00 - 1971 album that defined the typical Genesis style, eccentric & complex, lyrical & instrumentally refined.
GENTLE GIANT - ACQUIRING THE TASTE (Vertigo 842 917-2: RE) CD £7.00 - Probably the finest by this legendary innovative British progressive. LP 2, © 1971.
GENTLE GIANT - OCTOPUS (Vertigo 842 694-2: RE) CD £7.00 - One of the moodiest & most classical, legendary 1970s British progressive band.
GET THE BLESSING - ALL IS YES (Cake CACD 78550: DP) CD £12.50 - Credited to The Blessing. A dazzling potpourri of styles, mostly upbeat jazz that's not quite jazz, with lots of experimental diversions, ten tracks in all that continually pull-out-all the stops! © 2008.
GET THE BLESSING - ASTRONAUTILUS (Naim Jazz naimcd221: DP) CD £13.50 - More highly creative fusion outings from the Portishead related band. © 2015.
GHOST RHYTHMS - SPECTRAL MUSIC (Cuneiform RUNE 486) CD £12.00 - French band that are quite Canterbury fusion styled, with lots of references to Soft Machine. © 2021.
GILGAMESH - GILGAMESH (Esoteric ECLEC2126: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Debut album from Alan Gowen, Phil Lee & co. Canterbury fusion band related to National Health. © 1975.
# EGBERTO GISMONTI - DANÇA DAS CABEÇAS (ECM 1089 827 750-2: RE) CD ex/ex+ £7.00 - Interesting & wide-ranging experimental fusion/world music mixture from Egberto with Naná Vasconcelos. © 1977.
GLEEMEN - GLEEMEN (VM 2000 VMCD 132: 2xBT,RM,CC) CD £16.50 - The band before Garybaldi, with the same heavy sound, but much more psychedelic, & shorter tracks. © 1970.
# GNIDROLOG - LADY LAKE (Esoteric ECLEC 2326: 1xBT,RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Nothing like their debut, quite a political & anti-war statement on one hand, lyrical, but also progressive. © 1972.
GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR - 'ALLELUJAH! DON'T BEND ASCEND (Constellation CST081-2: CC) CD £12.50 - Extraordinary reformation album from the influential Canadian post-rock symphonic dark & majestic band. © 2012.
GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR - LUCIFERIAN TOWERS (Constellation CST126: CC) CD £12.50 - Excellent 3rd reformation album! © 2017.
GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR - G_D'S PEE AT STATE'S END! (Constellation CST156: CC) CD £12.50 - Another excellent album. © 2021.
GONG - FLYING TEAPOT (Spalax 14828: DP) CD m/m £9.00 - Daevid Allen's band after leaving Soft Machine, based in France. "Radio Gnome" part 1. Classic trippy space-rock, with Steve Hillage, Tim Blake, etc. © 1973.
GONG - ANGELS EGG (Charly SNAP015CD: RM) CD £9.00 - "Radio Gnome" part 2. Classic whimsy & space trips, with Daevid Allen, Tim Blake, Steve Hillage, Didier Malherbe, Gilli Smyth, etc. © 1973.
GONG - THE BIRTHDAY PARTY (GAS/Voiceprint VPGAS 101CD) 2CD £15.00 - Live at The Forum, London (8-9/10/1994). Excellent live set featuring much material that was never performed live before. 24 tracks in 109 minutes.
JEAN-PHILIPPE GOUDE - DRONES (Lion Productions LION 638M:1xBT) CD £14.00 - Ex-Weidorje supersession (© 1979). From Heldon to Weidorje to ZAO to the cosmos! Guests include François Auger, Klaus Blasquiz, Patrick Gauthier, Bernard Paganotti, Richard Pinhas, David Rose.
ALGY LORD GRAY - BERTIE (Seelie Court Digital scd014: CC) CD £12.00 - Extremely varied 70s obscurity mixing indie rock, folk, psychedelia & an eccentric story in the manner of Fire, Giles Giles & Fripp, etc.
GROUNDHOGS - SPLIT (Fire Records FIRECD508: 7xBT,RN,CC,GF) CD £12.00 - 4th LP, © 1970. The bonus tracks are out-takes from the original sessions.
GRYPHON - GRYPHON (Talking Elephant TECD314) CD £12.50 - Kinda like a progressive Wurzels, or a west country folk twist on the Trees & Third Ear Band?! Varied & fun! © 1973.
GRYPHON - MIDNIGHT MUSHRUMPS (Talking Elephant TECD315) CD £12.50 - Excellent blend of medieval, folk & progressive styles, mainly instrumental too. © 1974.
GRYPHON - RED QUEEN TO GRYPHON THREE (Talking Elephant TECD313) CD £12.50 - Their grand opus, a symphonic rock suite with a wealth of folk touches, betwixt SFF, Clearlight, Mike Oldfield & Jade Warrior. Featuring Richard Harvey & Brian Gulland. © 1974.
GUAPO - ELIXIRS (Neurot Recordings NR 052) CD £11.00 - Little-known first album of their new Zeuhl/RiO/prog phase. Comes with O-card. © 2008.
GUAPO - HISTORY OF THE VISITATION (Cuneiform RUNE 354/355) 2CD £21.00 - Impressive cross-genre instrumental prog-fusion with Zeuhl, RiO & many other influences. © 2013.
GURANFOE - SUM OF ERDA (Apollon Records: PROG ARP-029) CD £12.00 - Stunning recent British instrumental progressive with one foot in the early 1970s sound, & many a new twist of their own.
# TRILOK GURTU - LIVING MAGIC (CMP CD 50) CD ex+/ex+ £7.00 - Lively & extremely creative ethnic fusion, featuring Nicolas Fiszman, Jan Garbarek, Nana Vasconcelos, etc. © 1991.
HATFIELD AND THE NORTH - HATFIELD AND THE NORTH (Esoteric ECLEC 2139: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Excellent Canterbury progressive supergroup: Phil Miller, Pip Pyle, Richard Sinclair & Dave Stewart. Their 1973 debut LP plus bonus tracks: "Let's Eat (Real Soon)/Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" (1974 single) & "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut" (from the "V" sampler, © 1975).
HATFIELD AND THE NORTH - THE ROTTERS' CLUB (Esoteric ECLEC 2140: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Classic 2nd LP (© 1975), arguably even better than their debut! For some reason this only has 3 of the 5 bonus tracks from the "Afters" anthology that appeared on the Virgin CD!
HAWKWIND - X IN SEARCH OF SPACE (Parlophone 7243 5 30030 2 9: RM,3xBT) CD £6.00 - This was the start of the patent riffing grooving Hawks sound, totally out-there! With former Amon Duul II bassist Dave Anderson joining. © 1971.
HAWKWIND - DOREMI FASOL LATIDO (Parlophone 7243 5 30031 2 8: RM,4xBT) CD £6.00 - More heavy psycedelic space-riffing than previous albums. © 1972.
HAWKWIND - HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN GRILL (Parlophone 7243 5 30035 2 4: RM,3xBT) CD £6.00 - Their 1974 space-prog classic, full of Mellotron's, violin (Simon House), with thick grooves & heavy sounds.
HAWKWIND - WARRIOR ON THE EDGE OF TIME (Atomhenge ATOMCD 1035: 1xBT,RM,DP,RE) CD £11.50 - 1975 sci-fi concept album featuring lyrics by Michael Moorcock (he also does vocals on 2 tracks). Last from the classic period of Hawkwind, with lotsa electronics, Simon House adding Mellotron/violin, etc.
# HELDON - ELECTRONIQUE GUERILLA (Bureau B BB 280: DP,BK) CD £14.00 - 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: DP) CD £13.00 - 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. © 1975.
HELDON - THIRD, IT'S ALWAYS ROCK 'N' ROLL (Bureau B BB 282: DP,BK) 2CD £18.00 - 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: DP,BK) CD £13.00 - "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: DP,BK) CD £12.00 - "Heldon 5", superb electronic rock as only the French have made. © 1976.
HELDON - INTERFACE (Bureau B BB 330: DP,BK) CD £12.00 - "Heldon 6", classic space-guitar & synth-rock, with more rock & sequencers than before. © 1977.
HELDON - STAND BY (Bureau B BB 331: DP,BK) CD £12.00 - The ultimate power synth-rock opus - amazing! King Crimson trip into hyperspace! © 1979.
HENRY COW - LEG END (ReR HC1: RE) CD £12.00 - Defining the roots of RIO from Soft Machine influences, bringing in intensive Zappa fusion elements, avant-garde/neo-classical textures, songs & abstractions. © 1973.
HENRY COW - UNREST (ReR HC2: RM,RE) CD £12.00 - The darkest realms of Henry Cow, with some incredible avant-improv sections melding with Wyatt/Softs stylisms, & unique Chris Cutler drums, Fred Frith violin/guitar. © 1974.
HENRY COW - CONCERTS (ReR HC5&6: RM) 2CD £17.00 - Reissue of their classic 2LP live album (recordings from 1974-75) featuring excellent reworks of studio material & lengthy improvisations (all uniquely engaging & vast). This also contains side 2 of the "Greasy Truckers Party" release (recorded at Manor Studio 4/11/1973). Essential RIO!
HENRY COW - LATE (ReR HC15) CD £9.00 - Vol. 9 from "The Road: Volumes 6-10" box set. 1978 live, including the Rock In Opposition festival concert.
HENRY COW & SLAPP HAPPY - IN PRAISE OF LEARNING (ReR HC3: RM,RE) CD £12.00 - The birthplace of Art Bears, combining Slapp Happy elements into some of the most radical & complexly conceived Henry Cow music. Innovative & still remarkably fresh! © 1975.
HIGH TIDE - SEA SHANTIES (Esoteric ECLEC 2204: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Radical heavy psych-rock storming debut (© 1969), essential for Hawkwind fans! Plus 5 previously unreleased bonus tracks (34½ minutes).
HOMUNCULUS RES - ANDIAMO IN GIRO DI NOTTE E CI CONSUMIAMO NEL FUOCO (AMS Records AMS314CD: CC) £16.50 - New Italian prog. Quote from Audion 68 review "With Picchio Dal Pozzo and Caravan quoted as influences... ANDIAMO IN GIRO... has that Canterbury feel about it, yet it also contains a lot of Latino flavour". © 2020.
HONEYELK - EN QUETE D'UN MONDE MEILLEUR (Mals MALS 304/Musea FGBG 4153.AR: CC) CD £13.00 - Limited edition reissue of "Stoyz Vi Dozeloy" (© 1979) plus 4 bonus tracks. A hint of Zeuhl in a schizophrenic & odd progressive.
HUGH HOPPER - MONSTER BAND (Gonzo Multimedia HST128CD) CD £9.00 - Tracks 1-5 are solo recordings (1973), tracks 6-9 are by his live band recorded in Bordeaux, France (20/3/1974).
HUGH HOPPER - FOUR BY HUGH BY FOUR (Gonzo Multimedia HST246CD) CD £13.50 - Nice live document recorded at Bimhaus, Amsterdam (23/9/2000), which (apart from the obvious Hopper-isms) often reminds me of Get The Blessing. © 2014.
HUGH HOPPER - SOFT BOUNDARIES (Gonzo Multimedia HST249CD) CD £13.50 - Actually by the Anglo/French band Soft Bounds live at Le Triton, France (17/6/2004 & 11/6/2005). © 2015.
HUGH HOPPER & MIKE TRAVIS - NORTH & SOUTH (Gonzo Multimedia HST242CD) CD £13.50 - Nice live gig recording at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, Scotland (24/8/1995). © 2014.
# HUNTSVILLE - BOW SHOULDER (Hubro HUBROCD2620: CC) CD £12.50 - Norwegian improv post-rock, album made in USA with top collaborators like Nels Cline. © 2020.
ISOLATION - ISOLATION (Seelie Court Digital scd011: CC) CD £12.00 - "Legendary 100 copy 1973 Prog Melancholia" we are told, although "Isolation" comes across as gentle folk to me. © 1973.
# JADE WARRIOR - JADE WARRIOR (Esoteric ECLEC2795: 1xBT,RM,DP) CD £11.50 - 1st album (© 1971) by this really unique British band, blending rock, folk, oriental styles. Originally issued on Vertigo.
# JADE WARRIOR - RELEASED (Esoteric ECLEC2800: RM,DP) CD £11.50 - 2nd album (© 1971), their most rock oriented outing, towards Raw Material, Gravy Train, Thirsty Moon, in other words Great Stuff!!!
# JADE WARRIOR - LAST AUTUMN'S DREAM (Esoteric ECLEC2797: RM,DP) CD £11.50 - 3rd album (© 1972), last as a trio, almost like an oriental twist on early King Crimson!
JADE WARRIOR - WAY OF THE SUN (Esoteric ECLEC 2198: RM) CD £11.50 - © 1978. The most varied of the lot, with more ethnic/fusion elements.
JETHRO TULL - STAND UP (Chrysalis 7243 5 35458 2 6: RM,4xBT) CD £6.00 - 2nd LP, © 1969.
JETHRO TULL - BENEFIT (Chrysalis 7243 5 35457 2 7: RM,4xBT) CD £6.00 - Excellent (often overlooked) third album. © 1970.
JETHRO TULL - AQUALUNG (Chrysalis 7243 4 9 5401 2 5: RM,6xBT) CD £6.00 - 4th album. © 1971.
JETHRO TULL - THICK AS A BRICK (Chrysalis 0825646146468) CD £8.00 - "The 2012 Steven Wilson stereo remix" Arguably their most progressive & inventive outing. © 1972.
JETHRO TULL - A PASSION PLAY (Chrysalis 0825646146512) CD £8.00 - "The Original 'A Passion Play' album remixed to stereo by Steven Wilson" Another classic concept suite. One of their most progressive & inventive outings. © 1973.
# JONESY - WALTZ FOR YESTERDAY (THE RECORDINGS 1972-1974) (Esoteric ECLEC32788) 3CD £23.00 - One of the finest little-known British progressive rock bands of the 1970s. Box set collection containing "No Alternative" (1972), "Keeping Up" (1973), "Growing" (1973) & "Sudden Prayers Make God Jump" (1974 recordings). Reputedly the first time on CD from the master tapes. P&P = 6 units.
JORDSJØ - JORD (Karisma KAR138CD) CD £13.00 - Excellent new Norwegian band, with elements of early Landberk, Thule & Änglagård, but also a style of their own. © 2018.
JORDSJØ - JORDSJØ (Karisma KAR150CD) 2CD £16.00 - Anthology collecting their 2015 & 2016 cassette releases, plus their half of a 2016 split cassette release. Good value release.
JORDSJØ - NATTFIOLEN (Karisma KAR176) CD £13.50 - Excellent 4th album from one of the leading Scandinavian progressives. © 2019.
JORDSJØ - PASTORALIA (Karisma KAR213CD) CD £13.50 - Another really nice new album from this Norwegian prog band in a slightly more reftective/folky style than previous. © 2021.
KAIPA - INGET NYTT UNDER SOLEN (Tempus Fugit TF VÖ 37: 4xBT,RM) CD 13.00 - © 1976, hints of Tasavallan Presidentti, Miklagard, Wigwam, Atlas, Trettioariga Kriget, etc.
TROND KALLEVÅG - FENGSELSFUGL (Hubro HUBROCD2643: CC) CD £12.50 - Norwegian guitarist who quotes Ry Cooder & Bill Frisell as his influences. An album that mixes oddball Americana film soundtrack like elements, & only occasionally it gets a little jazzy. © 2018.
KARUNA KHYAL - ALOMONI 1985 (Phoenix ASHCD3024: #1000,CC) CD £13.00 - Reputedly virtually the same band as Brast Burn (if not, they are very close in style) & even more experimental with mantric Faustian blues hybrids & lots of special effects.
KEBNEKAJSE - RESA MOT OKANT MAL (Silence SRSCD 3606: RM,RE) CD £12.00 - 1971 psychedelic debut, with R&R & boogie trips, Hendrix edges, & quite tongue-in-cheek early Zappa at times.
KEBNEKAJSE - IDIOTEN (Subliminal Sounds SUB-080-CD: DP) CD £9.00 - 2nd album from the reformed Kebnekaise, another excellent album. © 2011.
KHAN - SPACE SHANTY (Esoteric ECLEC 2046: RM) CD £11.50 - Classic Steve Hillage band circa 1972, a kinda stepping-stone between Arzachel & "Fish Rising". Remastered version with bonus demo acetate tracks: "Break The Chains" & "Mixed Up Man Of The Mountains".
KING CRIMSON - IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING (Discipline DGM0501: RM) CD £8.00 - "Original master edition" of their legendary debut, a Mellotron loaded prog delight. © 1969.
KING CRIMSON - IN THE WAKE OF POSEIDON (Discipline DGM0502: RM) CD £8.00 - "30th anniversary edition" of their 2nd album, with larger sound featuring tons of Mellotron, plus Mel Collins on saxes & flute, Keith Tippett on piano. © 1970.
# KING CRIMSON - LIZARD (Discipline DGM0503: RM) CD £10.00 - "30th anniversary edition" version of their 3rd album (also 1970), the very unusual transitional King Crimson album, which covers a wide range of styles, & includes a guest appearnce from Jon Anderson.
KING CRIMSON - ISLANDS (Discipline DGM0504: RM) CD £8.00 - "30th anniversary edition" of their most subdued & mysterious album, by the Frpp/Burrell/Collins/Wallace line-up. © 1971.
# KING CRIMSON - EARTHBOUND (Discipline DGM0511: RM) CD £10.00 - "30th anniversary edition" version of their 3rd album, recorded live on their USA tour (2-3/1972).
KING CRIMSON - LARKS' TONGUES IN ASPIC (Discipline DGM0505: RM) CD £8.00 - "30th anniversary edition" of their weird & dynamic 1973 album, with avant-garde percussionist Jamie Muir (ex-Music Improvisation Company).
# KING CRIMSON - STARLESS AND BIBLE BLACK (Discipline DGM0506: RM) CD £10.00 - "30th anniversary edition" of their intensely dynamic album, with schizophrenic structures. © 1974.
KING CRIMSON - RED (Discipline DGM0507: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - "30th anniversary edition" of the final album from the 1970's King Crimson, complex instrumental work & songs, onto pure avant-garde. © 1974.
# KING CRIMSON - USA (Discipline DGM0512: RM,RE) CD £10.00 - "30th anniversary edition" Live in June 1974. Expanded version with 3 bonus tracks.
KING CRIMSON - THRAK (Discipline DGM0513: RM,RE) CD £8.00 - "30th anniversary edition" of the 1995 full-length studio album, very tuned-down & easy going compared to the monsterously intense "Vrooom" mini-album.
KING CRIMSON - EPITAPH, VOLUMES ONE & TWO (Discipline DGM5014: CC) 2CD £9.00 - BBC Radio Sessions (6/5/69 & 19/8/69), Filmore East, New York (21/11/69) & Filmore West, San Francisco (14+15/12/69). © 2018.
# KING CRIMSON - LIVE IN GUILDFORD 1972 (Discipline CLUB24: RE) CD £10.00 - Live at The Civic Hall, Guildford (13/11/1972). © 2003.
# KING CRIMSON - LIVE AT THE ORPHEUM (Discipline DGMSP2: DP) CD+DVD £13.00 - Live at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, USA (30/9 & 1/10/2014). CD is stereo, DVD is MLP lossless stereo 24/96 & PCM stereo 24/96. © 2015.
# KING CRIMSON - LIVE IN NEWCASTLE (Discipline CLUB48) CD £10.00 - Previously unreleased concert classic from December 8 1972. © 2016.
KINGDOM COME - ETERNAL MESSENGER · AN ANTHOLOGY 1970-1973 (Esoteric ECLEC52752: RM) 5CD £38.00 - Classic experimental progressive rock band fronted by Arthur Brown. Box set collection containing "Galactic Zoo Dossier" (1971), "Kingdom Come" (1972), "Journey" (1973), "Jam" (1970 archive recording) & "At The BBC 1971-1972" (BBC sessions). This also contains 2 singles & alternative takes. P&P = 6 units.
KORNMO - SVARTISEN (Apollon Records ARP063CD: CC) CD £15.00 - Newly remastered reissue of the debut by this Norwegian instrumental prog duo. Basically a single album long suite in 11 parts with lots of references to 70s prog, plus classical & Scandinavian folk touches. © 2017.
KORNMO - FIMBULVINTER (Apollon Records ARP056CD: CC) CD £15.00 - Not unlike the Jordsjø related project Elds Mark, the music here is both evocative of the classic sound of the 70s, but with that imperceptible certain something that also makes it fresh and vital. RIYL: Bo Hansson, early Mike Oldfield, Camel, Änglagård. © 2021.
KURO - KURO (Rocket Recordings LAUNCH102CD: CC) CD £12.00 - Duo from Bristol. Meditative drone rock with folk influences, akin Scandinavian pioneers of the 60s/70s. © 2016.
THE LAND OF YRX = Obscure instrumental, synth, space-rock, electro post new-wave band from Shrewsbury in the 1980s. For detailed release information please go to: The Land Of Yrx
THE LAND OF YRX - NADIR AND THE EVENTUAL DECAY (Auricle AMCDR 271: RM) CDR £8.00
THE LAND OF YRX - TERMINATION POINT (Auricle AMCDR 267: RM) CDR £8.00
THE LAND OF YRX - COMING FORTH IN LIGHT (Auricle AMCDR 268: RM) CDR £8.00
PÄR LINDH PROJECT - GOTHIC IMPRESSIONS (Crimsonic clscd 201) CD £12.00 - Swedish complex & classical progressive, featuring Änglagård members. "10th anniversary re-edition" or new mix with some re-recorded parts.
PÄR LINDH PROJECT - LIVE IN AMERICA (Crimsonic CLSCD 105) 2CD £14.00 - Trio version of the band live at Progday 98.
PÄR LINDH PROJECT - LIVE IN ICELAND (Crimsonic CLSCD 107) CD £12.00 - Recorded live by Iceland Radio in Reykjavik (10/11/2001). © 2002.
RENÉ LUSSIER - COMPLÈTEMENT MARTEAU (RéR Megacorp ReR RL1: CC) CD £12.00 - An exceptionally bizarre release from this Canadian guitarist! © 2021.
# THE MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA - THE INNER MOUNTING FLAME (Columbia Legacy CK 65523) CD vg+/ex+ £4.00 - Classic fiery fusion album from John McLaughlin & co. © 1971.
MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA - BIRDS OF FIRE (Columbia/Legacy 88697569712: RE) CD £8.00 - Classic fusion from John McLaughlin & co. © 1973.
# JAMES MAINWARING - MYCORRHIZA (Discus 111CD: CC) CD m/m £9.00 - Varied album of aggressive jazz fusion, abstract soundscaping, chamber music & free-jazz. An odd one.
MAHJUN - HAPPY FRENCH BAND (Spalax SPALAXCD14903) CD £11.00 - Mahjun circa 1977, folkier than their Saravah LP's, with a touch of Etron Fou/Albert Marcoeur eccentricity creeping in.
# MAINHORSE - MAINHORSE (Esoteric ECLEC 2693: RM) CD £11.50 - Anglo-Swiss band circa 1971, featuring Patrick Moraz & Jean Ristori. A little-known powerful symphonic rock classic.
# MAN - 2OZS OF PLASTIC WITH A HOLE IN THE MIDDLE (Music On CD MOCCD13794: 3xBT) CD £12.50 - 2nd album (© 1969), more out 'n' out spacey rock & twisted psych songs.
MAN - MAN (Esoteric ECLEC 2012: 2xBT,RM) CD £11.50 - Classic 3rd LP (1970), with some of their longest tripped-out works! The 2nd bonus track is a 24'21" version of "Alchemist".
MARSUPILAMI - ARENA (Esoteric ECLEC 2007) CD £11.50 - 2nd LP, an amazingly complex concept progressive, produced by Peter Bardens (of Camel) & featuring Mandy Riedelbanch (later with Ex Ovo Pro). © 1971.
MASSACRE - KILLING TIME (ReR/Fred FRO 10: DP,8xBT) CD £12.00 - Fred Frith meets Material for a furious rock-noise-jazz session in Paris. © 1981.
# MATCHING MOLE - MATCHING MOLE (Esoteric ECLEC 22311: RM,RE) 2CD £14.00 - Ex-Soft Machine/pre-Hatfield & the North, typically eccentric Canterbury fusion. Their 1972 debut LP plus 2 single tracks (6'38"), previously unreleased studio recordings (47'59"), & 2 BBC John Peel Sessions: 17/1/1972 (9'54") & 17/4/1972 (19'36").
MATCHING MOLE - LITTLE RED RECORD (Esoteric ECLEC 22312: RM,RE) 2CD £14.00 - Their 2nd LP (also 1972, produced by Robert Fripp), plus "BBC Radio Live In Concert" Paris Theatre, London 27/7/1972 (27'07") & previously unreleased studio recordings (19'36"). They later transformed into Hatfield & The North.
# MAXWELLS - MAXWELL STREET (Long Hair LHC00028: 4xBT) CD £13.00 - Odd album out on MPS, as these were a Danish beat band turned fusion, akin to Burnin' Red Ivanhoe. © 1969.
MEDITERRANEA - ECCE ROCK (AMS 184 CD: CC) CD £16.50 - This is a little-known instrumental prog outing, to quote A Fistful Of Spaghetti "Mediterranea played a complex potpourri of Mediterranean folk styles/elements (Italian, Greek and Spanish cultural references can be detected), all mixed into a vibrant prog rock/fusion." - although when re-listening now I also heard Genesis & Pink Floyd elements too © 1981.
# MELLOW CANDLE - SWADDLING SONGS (Esoteric ECLEC2044: RM) CD £11.50 - Legendary UK folk-psychedelia with an overblown reputation, but good nontheless. © 1972.
STEPHAN MICUS - TO THE EVENING CHILD (ECM Touchstones ECM 1486 674 3484: CC) CD £10.00 - 1992 album by the world music innovator, here combining unlikely instruments like steel drums, dilruba & ney, plus some mystical vocal work.
MIRIODOR - COBRA FAKIR (Cuneiform Rune 368) CD £13.00 - Canadian band, ever exploring new avenues of Rock In Opposition, Canterbury & Avant-Progressive music, & here covering a lot of new ground. © 2013.
MIRIODOR - SIGNAL 9 (Cuneiform Rune 438) CD £13.00 - Rather good 2017 album by this Canadian cross-genre RiO type band, with classical & fusion elements full of daring creativity.
MONA LISA - L'ESCAPADE (Musea FGBG 4032.AR: 2xBT,RE) CD £13.00 - Innovative French progressive who stepped on from their Ange influences & created their own genre with folk & classical references.
MONA LISA - GRIMACES (Musea FGBG 4119.AR: 1xBT,RE) CD £13.00 - At their most French, Mona Lisa here bridge Ange with the eccentricness of Etron Fou. © 1975.
MONA LISA - LE PETIT VIOLON DE MR GREGOIRE (Musea FGBG 4009.AR: 1xBT,RE) CD £13.00 - The most complexly symphonic-prog of their output, still akin to Ange, but unique! Their 3rd album, © 1976.
MONTIBUS COMMUNITAS - THE PILGRIM TO THE ABSOLUTE (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR015: DP) CD £12.50 - Ritualistic psychedelic trips from Peru! Think of a jammy mid-70s Popol Vuh meets Hapshash... well, maybe - their concoction is unique really. © 2014.
MOORE/MYERS - REACHING BEYOND THE SPHERE (Auricle AMCDR 124) CDR £7.00 - Amazingly fiery instrumental progressive rock, with all the right moves: Camel, Egg, ELP, Finch, King Crimson, Shylock similarities. Originally only on cassette! © 1987.
MOORE/MYERS - NINE DAY'S WONDER (Auricle AMCDR 133) CDR £7.00 - Unreleased 1988 album by amazing USA instrumental prog duo. A sizzling guitar delight, with organ, drums, etc., in classic Eurorock vein. Both items back in stock.
THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION - FREAK OUT (Rykodisc RCD 10501: RM) CD ex+/ex+ £6.00 - 1965 debut from this highly influential band. With Rykodisc USA "Send A Catalog" card.
THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION - BURNT WEENY SANDWICH (Zappa 0238422: RM) CD £9.00 - At their most volitile & ecclectic! © 1970.
MOVING GELATINE PLATES - MOVING GELATINE PLATES (Musea FGBG 4062.AR: 4xBT,RE) CD £13.00 - Legendary French progressive fusion with Canterbury inspiration, their debut circa 1970. The bonus tracks are taken from the 1980 Moving LP.
MUGSTAR - MAGNETIC SEASONS (Rock Action Records ROCKACT97CD: DO) CD £11.00 - Modern jam/psychedelic band from Liverpool, England. © 2016.
MUSHROOM - SONGS OF DISSENT: LIVE AT THE MAKE OUT ROOM 8/9/19 (Light In The Attic AA002: CC) CD £13.00 - Another classic live release from this superb Californian spacey/groovy fusion outfit.
MY BROTHER THE WIND - I WASH MY SOUL IN THE STREAM OF INFINITY (Transubstans TRANS090: DP,RE) CD £14.00 - Excellent 2011 instrumental prog/psych/trip-out from this modern Swedish supergroup (members of Magnolia, Makojadama & Anekdoten).
THE MYRRORS - ENTRANCED EARTH (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR028: DP) £12.50 - Little-known, but remarkable, US band with an instrumental free-flowing style recalling Scandinavian bands of the 1960s & 1970s. © 2016.
THE MYRRORS - BORDERLANDS (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR049: DP) £12.50 - 2018 album which also has a Tony Conrad meets Cale & Riley "Church of Anthax" type of thing going on.
NATIONAL HEALTH - NATIONAL HEALTH (Esoteric ECLEC 2129: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Debut by ex-Hatfield & The North band. Classic Canterbury fusion with some revisited Egg touches.
NATIONAL HEALTH - OF QUEUES & CURES (Esoteric ECLEC 2130: RM) CD £11.50 - 2nd abum, featuring ex-Hatfield & The North, Matching Mole, Henry Cow, Egg & Gong musicians.
# NEBELNEST - ZEPTO (Cuneiform Rune 234) CD m/ex £13.00 - 3rd album from this French band. Complete with display strip.
# NEKTAR - SOUNDS LIKE THIS (Esoteric ECLEC22796: RM,DP) 2CD £14.00 - Reissue of the Eclectic Discs/Dream Nebula issues. CD1 = The double live-in-studio album from 1973, CD2 = other tracks that were recorded but not used.
NEOM - ARKANA TEMPORIS (Soleil Zeuhl SZ 21) CD £12.00 - Excellent Zeuhl fusion trio, akin to Eider Stellaire at times, but also adding male vocals in French on occasions, coming up with unique results, with solos galore & musical twists & turns, © 2009.
NEW 7TH MUSIC & THE EXPLODING HEADBAND - NEW 7TH MUSIC & THE EXPLODING HEADBAND (Auricle AMCDR 132: RE) CDR £7.00 - Reissue of the 1986 Auricle cassette release. Take one part Third Ear Band, one part early Hapshash & The Coloured Coat, season with a small amount of Hawkwind & Rustic Hinge. This is the result!
NEWS FROM BABEL - SIRENS & SILENCES · WORK RESUMED ON THE TOWER (ReR NFB1) CD £9.00 - This sequel project to The Art Bears was more like a Dagmar Krause solo album with backing from Chris Cutler, Lindsay Cooper & Zeena Parkins. Reissue of their debut LP, © 1984.
NOA - NOA (Soleil Zeuhl 26) CD £12.00 - Obscure complex rock fusion of typical French Magma & Soft Machine inspired music, with multi winds & vibes. © 1980.
NODO GORDIANO - SONNAR (Lizard CD 0168: CC) CD £16.00 - Italian symphonic prog band, here with a slight change in style & with an unusual female lead singer. © 2020.
OCTOBER EQUUS - OCTOBER EQUUS (Ma.Ra.Cash MRC 007) CD £16.00 - Spanish instrumental progressive rock & fusion band in the vein of avant-prog King Crimson. © 2005.
# OCTOBER EQUUS QUARTET - ISLA PURGATORIO (Clamshell Records CR 15) CD £8.00 - Alternative jazz-fusion incarnation featuring jazz saxophonist Alfonso Muñoz. © 2013.
OMEGA - OMEGA & III (MIG 02582: DP) 2CD £19.00 - 2022 compilation of two Bacillus releases of Omega re-recordings (1973/74 in Dierks Studios) with English vocals.
OPUS AVANTRA - INTROSPEZIONE (Opus Avantra Studium OPUS 07: DP) CD £13.50 - Extraordinary blend of rock, classical, opera, contemporary, jazz, electronic, etc. Extended version of the "Donella Del Monaco" LP from 1974.
OSANNA - LANDSCAPE OF LIFE (btf.it VMCD136: RM,CC) CD £16.50 - Most varied of Osanna's albums, with contrasting heavy & symphonic tracks. © 1974.
OSMOSIS - OSMOSIS (Esoteric ECLEC 2613: RM) £11.50 - American psych-prog-fusion classic with Charlie Mariano. © 1970.
# OZRIC TENTACLES - ERPSONGS (Kscope KSCOPE737: RM,DP) CD £9.00 - Classic 1985 trippy psych/space album from the embryonic Ozrics, originally released on cassette.
OZRIC TENTACLES - THERE IS NOTHING (Kscope KSCOPE740: RM,DP) CD £9.00 - Acid space-dub trips & beyond... © 1986.
PAPIR - STUNDUM (El Paraiso EPR007CD: CC) CD £13.50 - 2nd album by Danish jam rocking band (who also collaborated with Electric Moon). © 2011.
PATTO - GIVE IT ALL AWAY (Esoteric ECLEC42762: RM) 4CD £29.00 - Box set containing the original 3 LPs, plus the 1973 sessions album "Monkey's Bum". P&P = 6 units.
BARRE PHILLIPS - MOUNTAINSCAPES (ECM Touchstones ECM 1076 674 3049: CC) CD £10.00 - Fiery fusions & electronics, with many unexpected twists: ECM jazz diverts to synth & even themes reminiscent of Tangerine Dream's "Electronic Meditation"! © 1976.
PICCHIO DAL POZZO - ABBIAMO TUTTI I SUOI PROBLEMI (ReR PdP: RM) CD £9.00 - LP #2 (© 1976), with less Hatfield & The North influence, more Zappa & Mothers meets Henry Cow & a bit of Stormy Six, this blends all those & more!
RICHARD PINHAS - RHIZOSPHERE (Spalax SPALAXCD14237: DP,RE) CD £11.00 - 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: DP) CD £12.00 - His 2nd solo (© 1978) contains 7 synthesizer themes & the 30 minute opus "Paul Atredies" performed by Heldon.
RICHARD PINHAS - ICELAND (Spalax SPALAXCD14236: 1xBT,DP) CD £11.00 - 3rd solo (© 1980). Hautingly bleak & chillingly beautiful synths & guitar.
# RICHARD PINHAS - EAST WEST (Bureau B BB292: DP) CD £12.00 - Richard's most "commercial" outing - with songs & cover versions! © 1980.
RICHARD PINHAS - L'ETHIQUE (Spalax 14238: 1xBT) CD £9.00 - Pinhas' ultimate album featuring the mighty "Dedicated to K.C.". © 1982. Special offer!
RICHARD PINHAS - REVERSE (Bureau B BB249: DP) CD new/vg+ £9.00 - Largely live recent recordings in the current Heldon freeform electronic rock vein. © 2017.
RICHARD PINHAS - BARRY CLEVELAND - MU (Cuneiform Rune 426) CD £13.00 - Interesting collaboration from two very different guitarists, plus bass & drums. Spacey fusion of sorts, reminds more of some Fripp collaborations.
PINK FLOYD - THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN (EMI 50999 028935 2 5: RM,CC) CD £11.00 - Psychedelic debut (© 1967), with Syd Barrett.
PINK FLOYD - A SAUCERFUL OF SECRETS (EMI 50999 028936 2 4: RM,CC) CD £11.00 - 2nd LP. Psychedelic definitive Pink Floyd, with amazing cosmic/space-rock trips & strange otherworldly songs. © 1967.
PINK FLOYD - MUSIC FROM THE FILM MORE (EMI 50999 028938 2 2: RM,CC) CD £11.00 - Soundtrack to the film by Barbet Schroeder, with lots of different moods: heavy, spacey & the unexpected! © 1969.
PINK FLOYD - OBSCURED BY CLOUDS (EMI 50999 028943 2 4: RM,CC) CD £11.00 - Soundtrack to the film "La Vallée" by Barbet Schroeder, with lots of different moods. © 1972.
PLAMP - ...UND ÜBERAUPT... (Paisley Press PP 134) CD £12.00 - Very unusual Swiss cross-genre prog-fusion with classical elements & a really really odd singer! © 1978.
THE PLANET SCANNERS - LIVE & SCANNING (Auricle AMCDR 054) CDR £7.00 - Excellent document of Chris Conway's improvising space music trio, with Theremin, violin, synths, percussion, etc. Oozy cosmic sounds & ethnic spiced stuff. © 2004.
PLASTIC PEOPLE - BEEFSLAUGHTER (Kissing Spell KSCD 809) CD £14.50 - Aka "Hovezí Porazka", possibly the 3rd best Plastic People Of The Universe album. 1982-84 recordings.
JEAN-LUC PONTY - SUNDAY WALK (MPS 0217137MSW: DP) CD £11.00 - Historic early Ponty with Wolfgang Dauner, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen & Daniel Humair. © 1967.
JEAN-LUC PONTY - ORIGINAL ALBUM SERIES (Warner Music/Atlantic 8122-796920-0) 5CD £14.00 - Bargain collection containing "Upon The Wings Of Music" (1975), "Aurora" (1976), "Imaginary Voyage" (1976), "Enigmatic Ocean" (1977) & " Cosmic Messenger" (1978). CDs are in card sleeves, packaged in a slipcase. P&P = 3 units.
JEAN-LUC PONTY & WOLFGANG DAUNER - LIVE AT THE BERN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2011 (MPS 0217139MS1: DP) CD £11.00 - Later gig by these two jazz legends. © 2022.
# PORTICO QUARTET - PORTICO QUARTET (Real World Records CDRW186: CC) CD ex+/m £7.00 - UK experimental jazz quartet based in London. © 2012.
PRANA CRAFTER - BODHI CHEETAH'S CHOICE (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR044: DP) £11.00 - Highly creative mutli-instrumental guitars, etc. by William Sol from Seattle, USA. Lots of cosmic panoramas, elements of early Deuter, solos by Barn Owl members & a hint of John Fahey. Reissue of a cassette release, © 2018.
JEAN-PAUL PRAT - MASAL (Musea FGBG 4155.AR: 4xBT) CD £11.00 - Mix instrumental late-1970s Eloy with Magma/ZAO/SergeBringolf fusion, let it ferment - the result could well be this!
# PRAXIS - LA ETERNIDAD DE LO EFIMERO (Mellow MMP 213) CD £11.00 - Lively instrumental Mexican progressive (1987) featuring Ricardo Moreno from Iconoclasta.
PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI - STORIA DI UN MINUTO (RCA 82876760302: RE) CD £11.00 - Classic Italian band, their 1972 debut of otherworldly, dreamy King Crimson inspired progressive.
PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI - CELEBRATION, LIVE IN NOTTINGHAM 1976 (Manticore MANTCD 21017) 2CD £14.00 - Nice document from the "Chocolate Kings" tour, also containing lots of earlier material & extended works. © 2019.
PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI - THE MANTICORE STUDIO ALBUMS 1973-1977 (Manticore MANTCD 41016: RM) 4CD £26.00 - Box set collection containing "Photos Of Ghosts", "The World Became The World", "Chocolate Kings" & "Jet Lag".
PRESENT - LE POISON QUI REND FOU (Cuneiform 383/384: RM) 2CD £19.00 - CD1 = Their 2nd LP (© 1985), almost King Crimson meets Univers Zero, plus Quicktime movie extracts of Présent live in Livry Gargan, France, 23/1/1982 (24'34"); CD2 = The complete Livry Gargan concert (79'53").
PROBE 10 - THERE IS A UNIVERSE (Lion Productions LION 672: 5xBT,CC) £16.00 - Little-known excellent US progressive of the 1970s. Partly Zappa/Mothers like, partly brass-rock & partly Canterbury like (Soft Machine, Nucleus, jazzy Caravan, Matching Mole, etc). Original LP was self-released in 1975.
PROTOCOLLO C - PROTOCOLLO C (Lizard CD 0142: DP) £13.50 - Very lively modern Italian instrumental prog quartet. © 2018.
PSEU - PSEU (Musea FGBG 4564.AR) CD £11.00 - Unreleased archives 1979-83. Generally somewhere between Weidorje & Art Zoyd/Univers Zero, with strong chamber music & avant-rock leanings, featuring Eric Barron in his pre-Orient-Express days!
PSICOMAGIA - PSICOMAGIA (El Paraiso EPR014CD: CC) CD £13.50 - Heavy psychedelic fusion band from California, with quite a frazzled trippy sound & elements that recall Scandinavian bands like Ragnarok & Elephant9. © 2013.
QUAD SAX - QUAD SAX (Spalax SPALAXCD14563) CD £9.00 - A mini version of Gilbert Artman's Urban Sax. Four types of sax in varying combinations, using multi-tracking & lots of studio gadgetry to create a rich palette in the Urban Sax "Spiral" vein, but jazzier with more focus on solos. © 2000. Original pressing with blue/grey artwork & incorrect tracklisting/durations.
QUARK - EVERYTHING LOUDER THAN EVERYTHING ELSE (Auricle AMCDR 220: RM) CDR £7.00 - York instrumental prog/space-rock circa 1993-94, feeling somewhere between Ozric Tentacles, Djam Karet & the original instrumental Twelfth Night, full of invention, solos, & power drives galore. All with sizzling guitars...
QUARKSPACE & MATT HOWARTH - NODE IN PERIL (Eternity's Jest EJ0025: CC) CD £11.00 - USA space-rock band with the attitude of Djam Karet or Escapade, awash with electronics & lots of guitars. With comic book by cartoonist Matt Howarth. © 2004.
QUELLA VECCHIA LOCANDA - QUELLA VECCHIA LOCANDA (VM 2000 CD 054: RM,CC) £16.50 - Classic Italian dreamy progressive, towards PFM's sound. Their 1972 debut.
LES 4 GUITARISTES DE L'APOCALYPSO-BAR - WORLD TOUR 1998 (ReR GQ1) CD £9.00 - Not 1998 at all! This documents the super-session project of ex-Conventum guitarists & friends with Chris Cutler on drums in 1989/90. It's an amazing cross-genre fusion of styles, with elements as diverse as Fripp/Frith mixing with the headiest RiO twisted left-field rock. This CD includes all the phenomenal debut LP plus most of the "Fin De Siecle" sequel.
RANCID POULTRY = Yorkshire indie new-wave/experimental rock band formed in the early 1980s. More information here: Poultry Products
RANCID POULTRY - DELICATE CREATURES (Auricle AMCDR 260) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - CONTROLLED EXPOSURE (Auricle AMCDR 221) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - LIVE IN LEEDS (BUT STEVE DOESN'T) (Auricle AMCDR 249) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - QAOTIC PESTILGENCE (Auricle AMCDR 257: 3xBT) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - MUSICIDE (Auricle AMCDR 279) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - HELLO THERE! I'M A BALLOON RABBIT! (Auricle AMCDR 265) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - THE POLITICS OF MONOTONY (Auricle AMCDR 269) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - ZYXT [h5n1] (Auricle AMCDR 270) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - ARCHIVES 1993-05-04 (Auricle AMCDR 290) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - ARCHIVES 1996-08-13 (Auricle AMCDR 294) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - ARCHIVES 1997-01-14 (Auricle AMCDR 296) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - ARCHIVES 1998-06-02 (Auricle AMCDR 298) CDR £8.00
RANCID POULTRY - FRAGMENTS 1994-1998 (Auricle AMCDR 300) CDR £8.00
RARE BIRD - BEAUTIFUL SCARLET, THE RECORDINGS 1969-1975 (Esoteric ECLEC62756: RM) 6CD £35.00 - CD1 = "Rare Bird" (+2xBT), CD2 = "As Your Mind Flies By" (+3xBT), CD3 = "Epic Forest" (+3xBT), CD4 = "Somebody’s Watching" (+2xBT), CD5 = "Born Again" (+2xBT), CD6 = Live At The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London 30/6/1974. Box set with 40-page booklet & folded poster. P&P = 6 units.
# REFUGEE - REFUGEE (Esoteric ECLEC 32685) 3CD £21.00 - Box set with 16-page booklet. CD1 = Their 1974 album that captured the spirit of early The Nice in a hyper-complex classical rock, notably different for Moraz's unique compositional style & creative invention. CD2 = "BBC Radio One In Concert - 9th May 1974". CD3 = "Live At Newcastle City Hall - 16th June 1974".
JORGE REYES - PREHISPANIC (Spalax SPALAXCD14907: DP) CD £11.00 - "Authentic Precolombian Music" series. Reissue of the "Mexican Music" series release, © 1990.
RICORDI D'INFANZIA - IO UOMO (btf.it VMCD143: 2xBT, RM,CC) CD £16.50 - Obscure Italian heavy progressive with lotsa organ & lyrical style, New Trolls edges, etc. © 1973.
RING VAN MÖBIUS - PAST THE EVENING SUN (Apollon Records Prog ARP011CD) CD £12.00 - Excellent prog from Norway with long tracks, great English vocals, lots of Mellotron, etc. © 2018.
RING VAN MÖBIUS - THE 3RD MAJESTY (Apollon Records: PROG ARP040CD) CD £13.50 - 2nd album by this new Norwegian prog band, & a surprising one that takes a new diversion to more classical rock realms, with hints of ELP, Italian 70s prog, etc., but still with the same basic complex & largely instrumental style. © 2020.
RUIN = Leicester rock band who decided to do some post-rock type jams for Auricle. More information here: Ruin
RUIN - THE KNITTER (Auricle AMCDR 185) CDR £7.00
RUIN - TENTACLES OF THE TRIPOD MASK (Auricle AMCDR 195) CDR £7.00
RUIN - SLIGHT RETURN OF THE HALF BAKED (Auricle AMCDR 196) CDR £7.00
RUIN - ROLLING HEAD (Auricle AMCDR 201) CDR £7.00
RUIN - THE CLOCKWORK MOVEMENT OF PLASMA (Auricle AMCDR 204) CDR £7.00
RUIN - ELASTIC EGG (Auricle AMCDR 209) CDR £7.00
RUIN - PSYCHO GROOVE (Auricle AMCDR 210 S) CDR £3.00 - Remixes by Alan Freeman.
RUIN - OPEN YOUR MIND (Auricle AMCDR 214) CDR £7.00
RUIN - GO TO ZERO (Auricle AMCDR 246) CDR £7.00
RUIN - THE UNCERTAIN WORLD OF FOLDS AND CREASES (Auricle AMCDR 254) CDR £8.00
RUIN - RADIO ACTIVE (Auricle AMCDR 277) CDR £8.00
RUIN - A DIFFERENT PLACE (Auricle AMCDR 283) CDR £8.00
RUIN - MENTAL DISTURBANCE (Auricle AMCDR 293) CDR £8.00
RUIN - HALLUCINATIONS (Auricle AMCDR 299) CDR £8.00
RUIN - PLAY (Auricle AMCDR 301) CDR £8.00
RUIN - WIRED UP (Auricle AMCDR 305) CDR £8.00
RUIN - THE DYSTOPIAN ARENA (Auricle AMCDR 306/7) 2CDR £11.00 - 109 minute opus.
RUPHUS - NEW BORN DAY (Karisma KAR162CD: RM) CD £13.50 - Classic debut (© 1973) by this Norwegian progressive band, with male & female vocals, heavy & spacey parts, lots of keyboards, it's like a much more prog incarnation of the first Earth & Fire with a touch of Sandrose, Joy Unlimited, etc.
RUPHUS - RANSHART (Karisma KAR163CD: RM) CD £13.50 - 2nd album (© 1974), with male vocalist & a complete change of style, in a similar vein to UK prog bands of the era like Druid, Flash, Fruupp (otherwise Yes & Genesis inspired, but also with something of their own).
RUPHUS - LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE (Karisma KAR180CD: RM) CD £13.50 - Norwegian progressive/jazz-rock with female vocals. Their 3rd album. Produced by Terje Rypdal. © 1975.
RUPHUS - INNER VOICE (Karisma KAR185CD: RM) CD £13.50 - Their 4th album, again produced by Terje Rypdal. © 1977.
RUPHUS - FLYING COLOURS (Karisma KAR191CD: RM) CD £13.50 - Their 5th album, © 1978.
RUPHUS - MANMADE (Karisma KAR192CD: RM) CD £13.50 - Their 6th album. © 1979.
TERJE RYPDAL - TERJE RYPDAL (ECM Touchstones ECM 1016 350 7510: CC) CD £10.00 - Classic solo debut (1971), with Jan Garbarek, Bobo Stenson, Jon Christensen, etc.
TERJE RYPDAL - WHAT COMES AFTER (ECM Touchstone ECM 1031 350 7523: CC) CD £10.00 - Although typical of 70s Rypdal space-fusion, this one is moodier & more eclectic, no doubt due to featuring Barre Phillips (who also composes 2 tracks).
TERJE RYPDAL - WHENEVER I SEEM TO BE FAR AWAY (ECM Touchstones ECM 1045 350 7524: CC) CD £10.00 - Classic Rypdal, side 1: furious power-fusion, side 2: spacious orchestral plus guitar. © 1974.
TERJE RYPDAL - WAVES (ECM 1110 827 419-2: RE) CD £15.00 - Legendary Norwegian experimental fusion strongly featuring Palle Mikkelborg. © 1977.
TERJE RYPDAL - CONSPIRACY (ECM 2658 089 5911) CD £15.00 - Quite possibly the best Terje Rypdal studio album in 30+ years, featuring Ståle Storløkken (from Elephant9) & master drummer Pål Thowsen (originally from Moose Loose). With O-card sleeve. © 2020.
SAMADHI - SAMADHI (btf.it VMCD124: RM,CC) CD £16.50 - Sophisticated progressive with more than a nod to Yes, although distinctly Italian, ex-Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno. © 1974.
# SAMKHA - SAMKHA (Boheme CDBMR810027) CD £10.00 - Ethnic music from St. Petersburg, an acoustic ensemble with the panache of The Rain Garden, Aquabats, Oregon, & the likes.
SCHERZOO - 01 (Soleil Zeuhl 28) CD £12.00 - Francois Thollot (just on drums) & co. 2011 album of RIO, Zeuhl, Canterbury inspired fusions, developing styles from his solo CD's.
SCOPE - SCOPE (Sireena SIR 2211: DP) CD £14.00 - First reissue of this excellent fusion debut by the Dutch band Scope, co-produced with Jochen Petersen (also plays soprano sax on 2 tracks). Plus 2 bonus tracks from pre-Scope band Strange Power from 1971. © 1974.
SCOPE - II (Sireena SIR 2212: 2xBT,DP) CD £14.00 - © 1975.
SECOND HAND - DEATH MAY BE YOUR SANTA CLAUS (Esoteric ECLEC 2594: 3xBT,RE) CD £11.50 - 1971 experimental prog underground. One of the top British classics of the era.
SETNA - GUERISON (Soleil Zeuhl SZ 37) CD £14.00 - 2nd album from this Zeuhl fusion band, with notable Eskaton & Magma "Kohntarkosz" influences. With special guest Benoit Widemann on minimoog & 6 other musicians fleshing out the sound. © 2013.
SHAMBLEMATHS - 2 (Apollon Records: Prog ARP049CD: DP) CD £15.00 - Norwegian unusual prog/fusion mix, a bit like Tusmørke, but with Zeuhl & Canterbury elements instead of folk. © 2021.
SHAPESHIFTER - UNWRAPPING THE FAMILIAR (Ultima Thule UTSS CD1) CD £8.00 - A creative mix of poetry, ethnic & psych. With Carl Peberdy, Chris Conway & Alan Freeman.
SHAPESHIFTER - TIME CAPSULE (Ultima Thule UTSS CD2/3) 2CD £9.00 - Disc 1 "Easier To Feel" = cosmic improvisation sessions (1999), Disc 2 "Live At The Physio & Firkin" (1998).
SHUB NIGGURATH - INTRODUCTION (Soleil Zeuhl 22: CC) CD £14.00 - 2009 reissue of their rare debut (cassette only) from the classic Magma meets opera, Art Zoyd, Univers Zero & King Crimson band.
SHUB NIGGURATH - C'ETAIENT DES TRES GRANDS VERTS (Musea FGBG 4042.AR: RE) CD £12.00 - Excellent French RIO band, moving onto the nether regions of what isn't really rock, beyond King Crimson, Magma... © 1991.
SKY MUSIC - A TRIBUTE TO TERJE RYPDAL (Rune Grammofon RCD 2194: DP) CD £13.50 - Project instigated/produced by Henry Kaiser presenting imaginative new renditions of many Rypdal classics. Featuring Raoul Björkenheim, Nels Cline, Reine Fiske, Bill Frisell, Jim O'Rourke, Ståle Storløkken, David Torn, etc. © 2017.
SOFT MACHINE - THIRD (Columbia Rewind 471407 2) CD £9.00 - Arguably the most radical & inventive of Softs albums: this took the "Spaced" experiments into a fantastically constructed album, one that's full of all the studio tricks possible. © 1970.
SOFT MACHINE - SIX (Talking Elephant TECD359) CD £11.00 - This was a monumental double on vinyl, out of print on CD for quite a while, classic fusion, full of innovation, riddled with solos - last with Hugh Hopper! © 1973.
SOFT MACHINE - SEVEN (Talking Elephant TECD360) CD £11.00 - Last album with Ratledge at the helm, though strongly Jenkins' show. © 1973.
SOFT MACHINE - BUNDLES (Esoteric ECLEC 2196: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Last LP (© 1975) with Mike Ratledge. Strongly featured here are Karl Jenkins & Allan Holdsworth.
SOFT MACHINE - SOFTS (Esoteric ECLEC 2202: RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Here Karl Jenkins had took over the band & their style moved very close to Secret Oyster. With John Etheridge replacing Allan Holdsworth. © 1976.
SOFT MACHINE - SPACED (Cuneiform RUNE 90: RE) CD £13.00 - Not your normal Soft Machine, this is mostly looped & twisted strangeness! In the realms of "Out-Bloody-Rageous" & Hopper's "1984", but even more out-there. An extraordinary relic!
SOFT MACHINE - VIRTUALLY (Cuneiform RUNE 100) CD £13.00 - Live 1971 Radio Bremen, some of the very last Wyatt & Dean Soft Machine, fiery & inventive too!
SOFT MACHINE - NOISETTE (Cuneiform rune 130: RE) CD £12.00 - Live at Croydon Fairfield Hall, 4/1/70. The concert from which "Facelift" (on "Third") was largely constructed. This is the quintet version of the band in full-flight & mostly instrumental, with familiar & rare material.
SOFT MACHINE - NDR JAZZ WORKSHOP (Cuneiform Rune 305/306: RE) CD+DVD £20.00 - Live at Congresszentrum, Hamburg, Germany (17/5/1973).
# SONAR WITH DAVID TORN - TRANCEPORTATION (VOLUME 1) (RareNoise Records RNR113: DP) CD £15.00 - Live in studio recordings. © 2019.
# SONAR WITH DAVID TORN - TRANCEPORTATION (VOLUME 2) (RareNoise Records RNR114: DP) CD m/ex+ £9.00 - Live in the studio recordings. © 2019.
NICKLAS SØRENSEN - SOLO (El Paraiso EPR029CD: CC) CD £13.50 - Papir/Causa Sui/OSC related guitarist with an album in Rother, La D, spacey motorik hybrid vein. © 2016
SPEED LIMIT - SPEED LIMIT (Musea FGBG 4976) CD £13.00 - Superb & very rare Zeuhl folk/cultural riddled fusion with Jeff (Yochk'o) Seffer & Joël Dugrenot from ZAO. Their debut, originally on Le Chant Du Monde, © 1975.
SPEED LIMIT - SPEED LIMIT (Musea FGBG 4977) CD £13.00 - 2nd LP (originally on RCA Victor © 1975), this is even more creative than the first, which is possibly due to Janik Top, & also the distinctly Yochk'o string arrangements. Basically two suites, with "African Dance N° 3" = an earlier version of Magma's "Tröller Tanz" on "Üdü Ẁüdü".
SPRING - SPRING (Esoteric ECLEC 22495) 2CD £14.00 - Leicester progressive rock band of the late-60s/early-70s, with lots of Mellotron & a very dreamy feel. CD1 = remastered version of the 1971 RCA Neon LP, CD2 contains 12 bonus tracks (most originally unreleased.
THE STOOGES - FUNHOUSE (Elektra 7559-60669-2: RE) CD ex+/ex+ £5.00 - 2nd LP from legendary/influential US garage rock band fronted by Iggy Pop, © 1970.
STORMY SIX - CLICHÉ + PINOCCHIO BAZAAR (btf.it/L'Orchestra VMCD140: RM,CC) CD £13.50 - Their rare "1789/Carmine" single, the "Cliche" LP + unreleased opus "Pinocchio Bazaar"! All instrumental collection. Excellent value CD of 1976 recordings!
STORMY SIX - L'APPRENDISTA (VM2000/L'Orchestra VM CD 107: CC) CD £13.50 - © 1977. The album that made them famous, catchy but complex & unique in style. A rockier album with more complex diversity.
STORMY SIX - MACCHINA MACCHERONICA (VM 2000 Records CD 106: CC) CD £16.50 - From the time they joined in the RIO tours, with ex-Henry Cow member: Georgie Born & a Futurist twist. Their most experimental & diverse album. © 1980.
STORMY SIX - UN CONCERTO (Radio Popolare-Sensible SSB 004) CD £11.00 - Reformation concert recordings in the classic late-1970's to early-1980's style. Lyrical & warmly crafted authentic Stormy Six sound. Cheaper price.
GEIR SUNDSTØL - ST. HANSHAUGEN STEEL (Hubro HUBROCD2642: CC) CD £12.50 - Another Norwegian "jazz" guitarist, with elements akin to 1970s albums of Bo Hansson & Kenny Hakansson (in some ways), but all mixed-up with loads of other things like Nordic & Americana folk elements. In all, unusual and unique. © 2021.
SWAY - SWAY (Cipiti OK 8: CC) CD £9.00 - Italian 70s jazz-rock with a lively style & funky edges. Very last copy stocks of this deleted CD found at a UK distributor!
BERNARD SZAJNER - SUPERFICIAL MUSIC (Boutique BOUCD 6618: RM, 2xBT) CD £12.00 - Atmospheric music created from the tapes of the Zed "Visions Of Dune" album. His 2nd solo only released in England, © 1981.
TANGLE EDGE - SUMERIAN KINGS AND JOYFUL DOUBTS (Auricle AMCDR 227: RM,RE) CDR £8.00 - Live in Norway & Denmark 1993/4 "a fusion of all sorts of ethnic musics: European (Scandinavian, Mediterranean, Balkan), Eastern & Oriental, in a kind of rock music that covers the psychedelic & cosmic sounds through to heavy jazz ...Krautrock..." © 2002.
TANGLE EDGE - COSMORAMA (Auricle AMCDR 228: RM,RE) CDR £8.00 - Live in Italy 1991. © 2004.
TARTOVISTI = Dave Powell & Nigel Muller, an intrepid duo that know no genre boundaries. More information here: Dave Powell
TARTOVISTI - MERCURY AND THE MOON (Auricle AMCDR 189/90) 2CDR £12.00
TARTOVISTI - HALLUCINATIONS ON THE SECRET COAST (Auricle AMCDR 276) CDR £8.00
TARTOVISTI - FULL MOON (Auricle AMCDR 286) CDR £8.00
STEPHAN THELEN - FRACTAL GUITAR (Moonjune MJR096: CC) CD £11.00 - Excellent guitar fusion & expermental music by one of the guitarists from Sonar & many guest helpers. © 2019.
THINKING PLAGUE - IN THIS LIFE (Cuneiform Rune 407: RM) CD £13.00 - Reissue of the ReR release (© 1989) minus 2 tracks (those taken from their first 2 LPs, later issued on the "Early Plague Years" Cuneiform release).
THIRD EAR BAND - ALCHEMY (Esoteric PECLEC 22668: DP) 2CD £16.00 - CD1 = Reissue of their revolutionary 1969 debut of intense & devilish raga-rock, plus 27/7/1969 "Top Gear" session; CD2 = The National-Balkan Ensemble sessions, plus previously unreleased Abbey Road studio recordings (24/1/1969 & 12/9/12969).
# THIRD EAR BAND - MUSIC FROM MACBETH (Esoteric PECLEC2656: 3xBT,DP) CD £13.00 - Their classic third album, the soundtrack to Roman Polanski's classic film, from authentic medieval onto the very bizarre! The bonus tracks are unreleased session recordings. © 1972.
THIRD EAR BAND - NEW FORECASTS FROM THE THIRD EAR ALMANAC (Gonzo Multimedia HST312CD) CD £9.00 - Excellent live & trippy raga-rock from the late-1980's incarnation, recorded live at the 'Teatro Impavidi', Sarzana, Italy (11/1/1989). Reissue of ADN cassette.
THIRD EAR BAND - BRAIN WAVES (Gonzo Multimedia HST455CD: 1xBT) CD £9.00 - A very different album, with varied tracks & even songs! "The Elektric Third Ear Band". © 1993.
THIRD EAR BAND - LIVE (Voiceprint VP157CD: RE) CD £9.00 - Previously unreleased 1990's recordings of wild intensive Third Ear Band, venturing onto pretty weird realms! © 1996.
# THIRD EAR BAND - NECROMANCERS OF THE DRIFTING WEST (Sonic Book SONIC 005) Book+CD used £10.00 - © 1997. The CD contains the incredible 1970 previously unreleased soundtrack "Abelard & Helois". The book (100 pages) contains band history, interviews & rare pictures. Note: book = ex+, CD = mint. P&P = 3 units!
THIRD EAR BAND - NECROMANCERS OF THE DRIFTING WEST (Gonzo Multimedia HST311CD) CD £13.50 - Not to be confused with the Sonic Book above! This 2015 collection contains the rare National-Balkan Ensemble recordings from a split-library release (15'58"), with sessions from 1968 (7'12") & 1971 (8'30"), plus complete BBC "In Concert" 17/1/1971 (19'39").
THIRD EAR BAND - EXORCISMS (Gonzo Multimedia HST371CD) CD £9.00 - 2016 collection of "The Cambodian Embassy Rehearsals 1988" & "The Magic Music Demos 1989", most tracks previously unreleased.
THIRD EAR BAND - SPIRITS (Gonzo Multimedia HST428CD) CD £9.00 - Excellent concert at the Circolo Tuxedo, Piacenza in Italy 14/1/1989. © 2017.
THIRD EAR BAND - ELEMENTS 1970-1971 (Esoteric PECLEC32653: DP) 3CD £23.00 - Exhaustive anthology of recordings 1970-1971, including two complete original albums, their 2nd: "Third Ear Band" (aka "The Elements Album") and the "Abelhard & Heloise" soundtrack (originally published in the Italian sonic book "Necromancers Of The Drifting West"), adding tons of unreleased session material & the best recording of the BBC In Concert yet! P&P = 7 units.
JG THIRLWELL & SIMON STEENSLAND - OSCILLOSPIRA (Ipecac Recordings IPC221CD: DP) CD £12.00 - A very surprising collaboration that's mostly Steensland's show, further advancing his unique take on Zeuhl & RiO chamber rock. RIYL: Univers Zero, Present, Guapo, Corima. © 2020.
THIS HEAT - THIS HEAT (This Is 1: DP) CD £12.00 - 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.
THIS HEAT - MADE AVAILABLE (This Is 4: DP,RE) CD £9.00 - The complete John Peel sessions (March & October 1977). Imaculate sound & amazing radical music.
# DAVID TORN - TRIPPING OVER GOD (CMP CD 1007) CD ex+/ex £8.00 - Extraordinary & radical guitars & much much more, kinda Fripp, Frohmader, Rypdal mix. Actually it's too experimental & diverse to simply describe: cutting edge stuff & totally solo!
# TOUCH - TOUCH (Esoteric ECLEC 2310: 5xBT,RM,RE) CD £11.50 - Originally released in the UK as "This Is Touch". Legendary 1969 USA psych-prog legend, think Vanilla Fudge meets heavy symphonic prog of the European tradition.
# T2 - IT'LL ALL WORK OUT IN BOOMLAND (SPM-WWR-CD-0032: 3xBT,RE) CD ex/ex+ £11.00 - Classic of 1970's progressive. Long tracks with lots of guitar, mellotron, superb driving songs. Not unlike early Man, Nektar, May Blitz. Great stuff! © 1970. Plus 1970 BBC Session (3 tracks, 21 minutes).
# T2 - IT'LL ALL WORK OUT IN BOOMLAND (EXPANDED EDITION) (Esoteric ECLEC 32753: RM) 3CD £21.00 - Classic of 70's UK progressive rock. CD1= "It'll All Work Out In Boomland", CD2 = "T.2." an originally unreleased album, CD3 = "1970" unreleased demo tapes & acetates.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Esoteric ECLEC 2449: 10xBT,RE) CD £11.50 - Highly influential US 1968 psych trip, with electronics, effects & collage, great female vocals too!
UNREAL CITY - FRAMMENTI NOTTURNI (AMS Records AMS283CD: CC) £16.50 - Highly creative new Italian prog with an interesting mixture of styles & some lengthy tracks. © 2017.
VAK - BUDO (Soleil Zeuhl 55) CD £14.00 - 2nd CD release by this exciting new Zeuhl fusion outfit, mixing "Köhntarkösz" type influences with ZAO, Eskaton, Vortex like elements, & with wonderful wordless female vocals, also recalling National Health. © 2018.
VIDEO-AVENTURES - CAMERA (IN FOCUS)/CAMERA (AL RIPARO) (Spalax SPALAXCD14973: 1xBT) CD £11.00 - Dominique Grimaud & Monica Alba's experimental dadaist/punk/jazz/electronic project, also featuring: Gilbert Artman, Jac Berrocal & other French eccentrics. 2nd album, © 1984.
VIDEO-AVENTURES - OSCILLATIONS (Gazul GA8857) CD £13.00 - A collection of solo works by Dominique Grimaud performed on synthesizers (AKS, Korg 700, Moog Source), drum machine & organ. Part of Dominique's "Les Zut-O-Pistes" series of releases. © 2011.
VOLCANO THE BEAR - GOLDEN RHYTHM/INK MUSIC (Rune Grammofon RCD2127: DP) CD £13.00 - Their last album (includes recordings from 2006 & 2008). © 2012.
# ALEX WARD - GATED (Discus 114CD: CC) CD m/m £9.00 - Encompassing a wide variety of genres, this goes from exploratory avant-jazz of the more RIO kind.
EBERHARD WEBER - THE COLOURS OF CHLOE (ECM 1042 833 331-2: RE) CD £15.00 - The revolutionary album that made Weber an international star on the jazz fusion scene. © 1974.
EBERHARD WEBER - COLOURS (ECM 2133-35, 271 9638) 3CD £23.00 - Box set containing the LPs "Yellow Fields", "Silent Feet" & "Little Movements". All moody fusion with clasical elements. With Charlie Mariano, Rainer Brüninghaus, plus either Jon Christensen or John Marshall.
WEIDORJE - WEIDORJE (Musea FGBG 4058.AR: 2xBT,3rd pressing) CD £13.00 - The best album Magma never made! Essential Zeuhl, almost like "Udu Wudu" continued. Bernard Paganotti, Patrick Gauthier, etc. © 1978.
BARNEY WILEN & HIS AMAZING FREE ROCK BAND - DEAR PROF. LEARY (Promising Music 1702481/SPV 441062: CC) CD £14.00 - Trippy psych, imaginative pop/jazz covers, etc., & lots of weird jazzy angles. Pre-Drum Circus & Brainticket related project from an international supergroup. © 1968.
# PEPE WISMEER / THIERRY MÜLLER - L’ÉCHO DES CHIENS DANS LE SANG DE LA TACTIQUE (trAce Label trAce 053) 2CD £10.00 - Mixture of 80s style indie rock & experimental stuff. Comes in an oversized card 6-panel 7" package, in bag with 2 postcards. P&P = 3 units.
WLUD - SECOND (Musea FGBG 4187.AR) CD £11.00 - © 1979. With hints of early Camel & Yes. Note: this also features their 2 singles from 1981 & a previously unreleased track from 1983, these tracks are not instrumental!
WOBBLER - DWELLERS OF THE DEEP (Karisma Records KAR194CD) CD £13.50 - 5th album from Norwegian progressive (ex-White Willow) with a style mixing Yes & Genesis elements. © 2020.
# WOBBLER - DWELLERS OF THE DEEP (Karisma Records KAR194CD) CD m/m £10.00 - 5th album. © 2020. Promo in card sleeve, plus two special promo postcards & info sheet.
WOODENHEAD - PERSEVERANCE (Free Electric Sound FES4003) CD £13.00 - Self-described "New Orleans Legendary Electric Instrumental Band" this has a curious & quite original mix of prog-fusion styles with diverse folk references. © 2003.
ROBERT WYATT - THE END OF AN EAR (Columbia Rewind 493342 2: RE) CD £9.00 - Strange & fascinating fusion, betwixt Soft Machine's "Third" & his later opus "Rock Bottom". This is full of invention: tapes at wrong speeds, loops, electronic trickery, etc. © 1970.
# YANG - DESIGNED FOR DISASTER (Cuneiform RUNE 494) CD £13.00 - Highly creative art rock & experimental, with Frédéric L'Épée from Shylock & Philharmonie. © 2022.
YES - THE YES ALBUM (Elektra/Rhino 8122-73788-2: RM,2xBT) CD £6.00 - Arguably the first album of their classic prog phase. © 1971.
YES - FRAGILE (Elektra/Rhino 8122-73789-2: RM,2xBT,DP) CD £7.00 - Definitive Yes, & the ideal starter. Complete with O-card. © 1972.
YES - CLOSE TO THE EDGE (Elektra/Rhino 8122-73790-2: RM,4xBT,DP) CD £7.00 - Classic 3 track concept album. Complete with O-card. © 1972.
YES - RELAYER (Elektra/Rhino 8122-73792-2: RM,3xBT,DP) CD £7.00 - With French Swiss keyboards wizard Patrick Moraz replacing Rick Wakeman. Complete with O-card. © 1974.
YES - YESSHOWS (Atlantic 7567-82686-2: RM) 2CD £7.00 - Live recordings with Patrick Moraz (1976) & with Rick Wakeman (1977-1978). © 1980.
THE ZODIAC - COSMIC SOUNDS (Él WACMEM333CD) CD £11.50 - Psychedelic rock & poetry, arranged & conducted by Mort Garson, with electronics by Paul Beaver, & Cyrus Faryar as narrator. Classic historic 1960s album.
ZOPP - ZOPP (Bad Elephant Music BEM080: DP) CD £11.00 - Excellent instrumental prog from Nottingham, although you'd swear they were from Canterbury & something to do with Egg or National Health! © 2020.
ACEZANTEZ - DUBRAVKO DETONI WITH ACEZANTEZ (Paradigm Discs PD 11) CD £9.00 - Legendary Yugoslavian avant-garde tropue. Their 1977 LP + 3 tracks from Dubravko Detoni LP's (1973-75 recordings). Eccentric weirdness betwixt Stockhausen, Musica Elettronica Viva & the INA.GRM realms of sonic reconstruction.
AEOLIAH - ANGEL LOVE (Oreade Music OR 2848: RE) CD £12.00 - Celestial dreamscape meditations from USA musician Jonathan Fairchild. © 1985.
ALTO STRATUS = Experimental synth, avant-rock duo of Alan & Steve Freeman. More information here: Alto Stratus
ALTO STRATUS - ALCHEMY (Auricle AMCDR 002) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS/VRIJE - VRIJE 4 (Dark Star DSC 60.009) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS/VRIJE - CONTAMINATE (Dark Star DSC 60.012) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS/VRIJE - NEW LIFE! (Dark Star DSC DS213) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS/VRIJE - GRAVAMINA FOR UXORICIDE (Dark Star DSC 60.018) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS/VRIJE - DIABOLIK TREPIDATION (Dark Star DSC DS201) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - URBAN DECAY (Dark Star DS101) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - TALES FROM TOMORROW (Dark Star DS102) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - ÉPATANT! (Dark Star DS103) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - TRAUMA (Dark Star DS104) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - CHAOS (Dark Star DSB3) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - KRONOS (Dark Star DSB11) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - XOLOTL (Dark Star DSB24) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - LOGOS (Dark Star DSB12) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - THOR (Dark Star DSB20) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - SVET OZVENY (Auricle AMCDR 007) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - LIQUID SKY (Dark Star DS107) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - TENSION! (Auricle AMCDR 008: 1xBT) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - TACHYON (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 002: 1xBT) CD £8.00
ALTO STRATUS - IBLIS (Dark Star DSB9) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - LIVE IN STUDIO 9/10/84 (Dark Star DS110) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - THE RITUAL (Auricle AMCDR 031: 1xBT,RE) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - CATHARSIS (Auricle AMCDR 225/6) 2CDR £11.00
ALTO STRATUS - DUIN THA' WHITEHOUSE & OTHER EARLY WORKS (Auricle AMACDR 002) CDR £5.00 - 1981-82 recordings (originally released as by Vrije & (QSO)).
ALTO STRATUS - VRIJE 1983 (Auricle AMACDR 003) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - PANTHEON 1984 (Auricle AMACDR 004) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - DARK STAR (Auricle AMACDR 005) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - PsYcHoSiS (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 011) CD £8.00
ALTO STRATUS - DEVASTATION (Auricle AMCDR 026) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - ACOUSTIC SURGERY (Auricle AMCDR 078) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - REWIRED (Auricle AMCDR 083) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - TIME DILATION/METAMORPHOSIS (Auricle AMCDR 098) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - LIVE @ BAMBU (Auricle AMCDR 103) CDR £7.00
ALTO STRATUS - ...IT CRAWLED OUT OF THE WOODWORK (Auricle AMACDR 016) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS - ALTERED STATES (Auricle AMCDR 212) CDR £5.00
ALTO STRATUS & FRIENDS - EYE OPENER (Auricle AMCDR 168) CDR £7.00 - Collaborations during 2009 at Quadelectronic events, feat. Victoria Bourne, Chris Conway, Kevin Hewick, etc.
ÅKE ANDERSSON & ANTERO HONKANEN - REIDARIN SÄHKÖISET KUVAT (Svart SRE129CD: DP) CD £14.00 - Reissue of the mega-rare Love Records release. Fascinating, esoteric electronics from Finland, vaguely Ralph Lundsten like. © 1977.
APPROACHING INFINITY = Duo of Alan Freeman & Jim Tetlow. More information here: Approaching Infinity
APPROACHING INFINITY - EN PASSANT (Auricle AMCDR 285) CDR £8.00
APPROACHING INFINITY - INVISIBLE CONVERSATION (Auricle AMCDR 291) CDR £8.00
APPROACHING INFINITY - TRITON (Auricle AMCDR 308) CDR £8.00
BÜLENT AREL - ELECTRONIC MUSIC 1960-1973 (Sub Rosa SR431: DP) CD £13.00 - Nice anthology of early electronic music, by Turkish born composer who went to Paris & then Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center in the USA recording the electronic works here.
ART & TECHNIQUE - CLIMA-X (Spalax SPALAXCD14914: 2xBT) CD £11.00 - Obscure 1981 French underground/industrial/electronic, hints of TG/Cabaret Voltaire, but more C.O.M.A./Die Form vein really.
BAUMANN/KOEK - BAUMANN/KOEK (Bureau B BB 217: DP) CD £14.00 - Obscure German synth-sequencer duo, a must for those that love the repetetive "Berlin School" type sound.
BEAVER & KRAUSE - IN A WILD SANCTUARY/GANDHARVA/ALL GOOD MEN (Righteous PSALM23:93 D) 2CD £12.00 - Their 3 albums released between 1970 & 1972, including the electronic/coss-genre classic "In A Wild Sanctuary".
BIOMECHANOID - ATMOSPHERES & MELODIES INSPIRED BY THE PAINTINGS OF H.R. GIGER (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 003: 1xBT) CD £8.00 - A musical visualisation of the art of H.R. Giger, with sequencers & guitars, elements of Cluster & Heldon, early atmospheric TD, via Frohmader onto freaky psychedelic rock.
TIM BLAKE - CRYSTAL MACHINE (Esoteric ECLEC 2578: 3xBT,RM) CD £11.50 - Reissue of the classic synth/space-music debut solo from Gong's synth player "Hi T Moonweed". © 1977.
TIM BLAKE - BLAKE'S NEW JERUSALEM (Esoteric ECLEC 2579: 3xBT,RM) CD £11.50 - Synth & space-songs with Gong style, includes "Lighthouse". © 1978.
# TIM BLAKE - MAGICK (Esoteric ECLEC 2585: RM) CD £8.00 - Live at the "Moulin a Vent de Coet-Bihan", Questembert, France. © 1991.
WOLFGANG BOCK - CYCLES (MIG 02612 CD: CC) CD £17.00 - 1980 synth/keyboards instrumental album produced by Klaus Schulze, & one of the finest of the era. It's one of those rocky synth albums, like Schroeder's "Floating Music", verging onto space-rock!
IAN BODDY & MARKUS REUTER - OUTLAND (DiN 66: DP) CD £11.00 - Very nice cosmic album by the duo of Ian on synths, & Markus on guitar tonalities. © 2021.
VICTORIA BOURNE & ENDGAME - ENCOUNTERS (Auricle AMCDR 183) CDR £7.00 - We'd hit it off so many times in various combinations at Quadelectronic that it was inevitable that we'd have to get it together and record an album. So, immerse yourself in the weird world of Endgame fronted by the extraordinary voice of Victoria Bourne, a one-off event to savour! © 2012.
GRAHAM BOWERS - OF MARY'S BLOOD (Red Wharf RWCD001) CD £12.00 - Sonic excursion of disturbing surreal quality, dark melodic/abstract, for NWW & weird TG fans. © 1994.
GRAHAM BOWERS - ETERNAL GHOSTS (Red Wharf RWCD003) CD new/vg+ £8.00 - Part 3 of the trilogy. An oozing thunderous crashing vivid soundscape! Betwixt Xenakis & atmospheric NWW. © 1998. Special purchase copies that have slight cover wear.
PAUL BRADLEY & COLIN POTTER - THE SIMPLE PLAN (ICR 73) CD £8.00 - "one notch down and slightly darker than similar stuff by Brian Eno or Steve Roach, divided into six segments that ooze and flow" (from review in Audion 58). © 2010.
GLENN BRANCA - THE THIRD ASCENSION (Systems Neutralizers SN07: DP) CD £13.50 - Third instalment of Glenn's multi guitar rock meets systemic in his inimitable style, heavier & live in concert this time. © 2019.
MICHAEL BUNDT - ELECTRI CITY (Bureau B BB 225: DP) CD £14.00 - His 3rd album (© 1980) is a little known experimental synth gem, in the vein of early Pyrolator & Asmus Tietchens, with an underlying eccentric edge, melodic, sequential - but far from normal! With help from Steve Robinson.
CABARET VOLTAIRE - THE VOICE OF AMERICA (Mute CABS 2 CD: RE) CD £9.50 - Electro industrial of the new wave era. Great sounding authentic reissue. © 1980.
CABARET VOLTAIRE - LIVE AT THE Y.M.C.A. 27.10.79 (Mute CABS 4 CD: RE) CD £9.50 - Early live document by the Sheffield "industrial" post-punk experimental band. © 1980.
CABARET VOLTAIRE - THREE MANTRAS (Mute CABS 7CD: RE) CD £9.50 - This is two long hypnotic meditational type treks, one more "rocky" & Throbbing Gristle/Chrome like, the other weird with looping elements & a Nurse With Wound meets "Canaxis V" type feel. Quite a bit of Krautrock influence too. © 1980.
JOHN CALE & TERRY RILEY - THE CHURCH OF ANTHRAX (Esoteric ECLEC 2448: RM) CD £11.50 - Excellent one-off collaboration by two former La Mont Young pupils, doing a mixture of freaky underground rock & systemic music that was also an influence on Krautrock. © 1971.
CANADIAN ELECTRONIC ENSEMBLE - CANADIAN ELECTRONIC ENSEMBLE (Artoffact AOF298CD) CD £13.50 - Obscure ambient/avant electronic release, works from 1973, 1976 & 1977.
CELL BLOCK Z - SPLINTER RECESS (Auricle AMCDR 282: RM) CDR £8.00 - Only previously a cassette demo (called "War Crimes" © 1996). This is Interstellar Cementmixers incognito as an experimental industrial electronics band of the more abstract old Konstruktivits/Throbbing Gristle type of thing, but with an original approach & style of their own.
CLOTHEARZ = Experimental duo of Leeds-based musicians Michael Clough & Richard Errington. More information here: Poultry Products
CLOTHEARZ - PLIPSQUEAK (Auricle AMCDR 222) CDR £7.00
CLOTHEARZ - STIG (Auricle AMCDR 230) CDR £7.00
CLOTHEARZ - BLOD (Auricle AMCDR 280) CDR £8.00
CLOTHEARZ - GIG (Auricle AMCDR 239) CDR £7.00
CHRIS CONWAY - SCANNING PLANET 3 (Auricle AMCDR 029) CDR £7.00 - A vast CD-long cosmic opus, with synths, theremin & guitar, lots of electroacoustic elements, melodic yet elusive & thoroughly creative, hints of Terry Riley, The Rain Garden, Terje Rypdal, etc. © 2003.
CHRIS CONWAY - CONTACT LIGHT (Auricle AMCDR 045) CDR £7.00 - Outer space music for Theramin & electronics. Special CDR release. © 2004.
# DDAA - OBJET: WHEN A CAP IS RAISING (Klanggalerie gg379: DP) CD £12.00 - Reissue of "When A Cap Is Raising" + 7 tracks from their "Objet" compilation. Includes a slightly different mix of the track featured on our "A Cage Went In Search Of A Bird" release (on Dark Star/Auricle).
TOD DOCKSTADER - LUNA PARK/TRAVELLING MUSIC/APOCALYPSE/TWO FRAGMENTS/ DRONE/FOUR TELEMETRY TAPES (Starkland ST-202: RE) CD £13.50 - Extraordinary pioneer of "organised sound" re-composing sound into music by tape & effects. All these works date from the early-1960's, but sound so modern they could almost be 1990's product. Unbelievable? Dockstader had the imagination of Pierre Henry & the invention of Stockhausen!
TOD DOCKSTADER & DAVID LEE MYERS - POND (ReR TDDM1) CD £9.00 - Collaboration by two electronics innovators. Some of this is quite intense in the manner of Pierre Henry's "Cortical Art" works, although it does run from very subtle to shuddering. © 2004.
TOD DOCKSTADER & DAVID LEE MYERS - BIJOU (ReR TDDM2) CD £9.00 - Unusual mixture of electroacoustics & instruments/sound collage, sometimes a bit Nurse With Wound like. © 2005.
BOB DOWNES OPEN MUSIC - EPISODES AT 4 AM (Paradigm Discs PD 24) CD £9.00 - His rare 1974 album for flutes, electronics, percussion, etc. Plus 7 bonus tracks recorded 1972-2005.
ENDGAME = Trio project of Steve & Alan Freeman (Alto Stratus) with Jim Tetlow. More information here: Endgame
ENDGAME - CATALYST (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 004/5) 2CD £13.00
ENDGAME - AVATAR (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 006/7) 2CD £13.00, m/ex £8.00
ENDGAME - SURREAL ETHEREAL (Auricle AMCDR 004) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - FRAGILE (Auricle AMCDR 012) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - TROUBLED (Auricle AMCDR 013) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - WALKABOUT (Auricle AMCDR 014) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - LIVE, VOL. II (Auricle AMEGL2) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - TUNDRA (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 009/10) 2CD £13.00
ENDGAME - LIVE 2001 SAMPLER (Auricle AMEGS1) CDR £3.00
ENDGAME - CRYPTIC TRIPTYCH (Auricle AMCDR 016) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - PROTOPLASM (Auricle AMEGD1) CDR £5.00 - (Auricle AMEGD1: CC) CDR £4.00
ENDGAME - LIVE, VOL. VI (Auricle AMEGL6) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - LIVE, VOL. VIII (Auricle AMEGL8) CDR £5.00 - With misprint inside booklet.
ENDGAME - LIVE, VOL. IX (Auricle AMEGL9) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - ICH BIN SCHIZOPHRENE (Auricle AMCDR 022) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - CYTOPLASM (Auricle AMEGD2) CDR £4.00 - (Auricle AMEGD2: CC) CDR £3.00
ENDGAME - METABOLISM (Auricle AMCDR 025) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - ENDOPLASM (Auricle AMEGD4) CDR £5.00 - (Auricle AMEGD4: CC) CDR £4.00
ENDGAME - TOXIC - DO NOT OPEN! (Auricle AMCDR 030) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - BIOPLASM (Auricle AMEGD5) CDR £5.00 - (Auricle AMEGD5: CC) CDR £4.00
ENDGAME - NUCLEOPLASM (Auricle AMEGD6) CDR £5.00 - (Auricle AMEGD6: CC) CDR £4.00
ENDGAME - ENDANGERED SPECIES (Auricle AMCDR 032) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - ENGAGING PROVIDENCE (Auricle AMCDR 033) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - PARADOXE (Auricle AMCDR 036) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - EUPHORIA (Auricle AMCDR 039) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - CUPOLA (Auricle AMCDR 040) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - SHIPWRECKED (Auricle AMCDR 043) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - NUCLI (Auricle AMCDR 046) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - H2SO4 (Auricle AMCDR 047) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - LIVE, VOL. X (Auricle AMEGL10) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - HEXED (Auricle AMCDR 058) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - NATTMARA (Auricle AMCDR 060) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - MAROONED (Auricle AMCDR 062) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - UNDERWORLD (Auricle AMCDR 067) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - B C N U (Auricle AMCDR 070) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - C (Auricle AMCDR 071: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - ALLES UBER SCHIZOPHRENE? (Auricle AMCDR 072/73) 2CDR £11.00
ENDGAME - PETRI PERPLEX (Auricle AMCDR 080) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - A FAUSTIAN FARMYARD (Auricle AMCDR 081) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - SURREALISM IS A STATE OF MIND (Auricle AMCDR 094/95) 2CDR £11.00
ENDGAME - SPACED (Auricle AMCDR 099: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - LIVE @ BAMBU (Auricle AMCDR 113/114: RE) 2CDR £11.00
ENDGAME - MEMENTO (Auricle AMCDR 135: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - THINGAMAJIG (Auricle AMCDR 142: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - TEMPORAL CEMENT (Auricle AMCDR 144: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - SOMNAMBULIST (Auricle AMCDR 147) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - ABSTRACTION (Auricle AMCDR 149) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - JUST CURIOUS (Auricle AMCDR 154/155: RE) 2CDR £11.00
ENDGAME - AMPLOS (Auricle AMCDR 158: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - FUNGUS (Auricle AMCDR 175) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - TREMORS (Auricle AMCDR 187: RE) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - LIVE AT THE PAV 18-12-2008 (Auricle AMEGL 16) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - LIVE SPRING 2009 (Auricle AMEGL 17) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - LIVE SUMMER 2009 (Auricle AMEGL 18) CDR £5.00
ENDGAME - WHICH WAY ARE WE GOING TODAY? (Auricle AMCDR 198) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - KONTAKTE (Auricle AMCDR 224) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - DARK MATTER (Auricle AMCDR 240) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - HORSELENGTH (Auricle AMCDR 250) CDR £7.00
ENDGAME - ELECTROACOUSTICS (Auricle AMCDR 287/288) 2CDR £11.00
ENDGAME - LIQUID TIME (Auricle AMCDR 302) CDR £8.00
ESCAPE ROUTE = Alto Stratus plus Chris Conway & Simon Styring (from Continuum). More information here: Escape Route
ESCAPE ROUTE - PANDORA'S BOX (Auricle AMCDR 128) CDR £7.00
ESCAPE ROUTE - SCYLLA & CHARYBDIS (Auricle AMCDR 130) CDR £7.00
ESCAPE ROUTE - COLUMNS OF HERAKLES (Auricle AMCDR 146) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES = Endgame plus Dave Powell on electrified/processed hurdy gurdy, flute, etc. More information here: Extremities
EXTREMITIES - VIELLE A CRU (Auricle AMCDR 034/35) 2CDR £11.00
EXTREMITIES - QUANTUM MECHANICS (Auricle AMCDR 059: RE) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES - TURBULENCE (Auricle AMCDR 069: RE) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES - INTRIGUE (Auricle AMCDR 092) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES - FRACTURE (Auricle AMCDR 112: RE) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES - X-RAY (Auricle AMCDR 152/153: RE) 2CDR £11.00
EXTREMITIES - DISCHARGE (Auricle AMCDR 169: RE) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES - CAULDRON (Auricle AMCDR 184: RE) CDR £7.00
EXTREMITIES - SYMBIOSIS (Auricle AMCDR 242/3) 2CDR £11.00
# JOHN FAHEY - THE MILL POND (Important IMPREC183: CC) CD £11.00 - 27 minutes of weird stuff, far removed from his normal style. Limited edition with booklet featuring 32 paintings.
# FLUXUS - DAS NICHTS MIT FUNKELN (private: CC) CDR m/m £9.00 - Aka Nigel Rushbrook, an English solo synth artist inspired by the Berlin School & other synth-sequencer artists. © 2018.
# FLUXUS - CIRCLE HOMEWARD (private: CC) CDR m/m £9.00 - Bouncy rhythmic synth excursions, towards Ian Boddy or Mark Shreeve. © 2020. Both of these are the deleted original issues.
ALAN FREEMAN = Member of Alto Stratus, Endgame, Extremities, Triax, Zircon & The Burning Brains, etc. More information here: Alan Freeman
ALAN FREEMAN - MEZZOSPHERE (Auricle AMCDR 001: 2xBT) CDR £7.00
ALAN FREEMAN - XYLEM (Auricle AMACDR 006) CDR £7.00
ALAN FREEMAN - MELTING PHASE (Auricle AMCDR 006) CDR £7.00
ALAN FREEMAN - CAPTURED FLUX (Auricle AMCDR 011) CDR £7.00
ALAN FREEMAN - SKETCHBOOK (Auricle AMCDR 041) CDR £7.00
ALAN FREEMAN - ELEMENTAL MEDITATION (Auricle AMCDR 143: RE) CDR £5.00
ALAN FREEMAN/XYLEM - DARK CORRIDORS (Dark Star DSC 16) CDR £5.00
ALAN FREEMAN - TOPOLOGY OF A PHANTOM CITY (Auricle AMCDR 205) CDR £7.00
ALAN FREEMAN - ELECTROACOUSTIC WORKS (Auricle AMCDR 215) CDR £7.00
STEVE FREEMAN = Member of Alto Stratus, Endgame, Extremities, Triax, Zircon & The Burning Brains, etc. More information here: Steve Freeman
STEVE FREEMAN - CATACLYSM (Auricle AMCDR 005: 1xBT) CDR £7.00
STEVE FREEMAN - SCORPIO (Auricle AMACDR 007) CDR £5.00
STEVE FREEMAN - CONUNDRUM (Auricle AMCDR 010: RE) CDR £7.00
RON GEESIN - RIGHT THROUGH AND BEYOND (Headscope HEDCD 003) CD £9.00 - Sonic collage, outlandish prose & cut-up verbals, electronics, concrete, banjo's & big doses of unclassifiable uniqueness. Complete 1977 album "Right Through" + BBC recordings!
RON GEESIN - FUNNY FROWN (Headscope HEDCD 001: RE) CD £9.00 - Collection of previously unreleased recordings (1980-1990). Unusual synth & other musics by one-time Pink Floyd collaborator. © 1991.
GEINS'T NAIT - L'OR'N CÄT (Klanggalerie gg387: DP) CD £12.00 - First CD reissue of this French 1987 exerimental/industrial release.
GENTLE FIRE - EXPLORATIONS (1970-1973) (Paradigm Discs PD 35: 2nd edition) 3CD £28.00 - 500 copy numbered edition box set. Historic collection of unreleased works by this UK pioneering electroacoustic performance ensemble, who were also known for working with Stockhausen.
GILBERT, LEWIS, MILLS - MZUI (Boutique BOUCD 6602) CD £12.00 - The aural record of an audio-visual installation staged during August 1981 at the Waterloo Gallery in London, England. On vinyl, you could tell that it was great, but it always sounded dull & flat.
GRAVITY ADJUSTERS EXPANSION BAND - ONE (Paradigm Discs PD 20) CD £9.00 - Excellent USA 1973 avant/cosmic/abstract ensemble, kinda AMM/Taj Mahal Travellers/Sonde territory. Extended version of their 1973 LP, with longer opening track & 7'49" bonus track!
SVEN GRÜNBERG - HINGUS (Bureau B BB 241: DP) CD £14.00 - Estonian electronic music pioneer who began his career with Eduar Artemiev. Schulze/Vangelis/Micus touches, synth music with ethnic overtones. © 1981.
OLE HØJER HANSEN - NUDITY (Auricle AMCDR 123: RE) CDR £7.00 - Undoubtedly amongst the greats of European synth music (though in debt to Klaus Schulze) with a unique angle of his own, beyond the realms of "X" or "Mirage" to where Klaus only hinted. It's wondrous space music, often very understated & mysterious, yet on occasions greatly dynamic & powerful, a little towards Ragnar Grippe's "Ten Temperaments" too. © 1988.
# HASTINGS OF MALAWI - VIBRANT STAPLER OBSCURES CHARACTERISTIC GROWTH (Klanggalerie gg405: DP) CD £12.00 - Reissue of the 1981 debut from Nurse With Wound related project featuring Heman Pathak & John Grieve.
HEMAMORPHITE - AWAITING LEWIN (Auricle AMCDR 018) CDR £7.00 - An ex-Shapeshifter, proto-Endgame project, from Jim Tetlow & co., in the vein of atmospheric "Easier To Feel" Shapeshifter. © 2002.
PIERRE HENRY - CARNET DE VENISE (Harmonia Mundi HMM 905324: DP) CD £16.00 - Posthomously completed work from Pierre Henry using the sounds of Venice in a surreal dream like audio collage. © 2020.
DAVID HINDMARCH - THE DEVIL'S WAVE (Auricle AMCDR 179) CDR £7.00 - Electroacoustic works of great invention by Leicester's uniquely talented blind musician. Largely, David's method of sound construction is in the vein of INA.GRM artists like Parmegiani, Bayle or Zanesi, although his compositional style is quite different. Numbered 2011 reissue of his 2004 debut.
DAVID HINDMARCH - THE LONG TRICK (Auricle AMCDR 289) CDR £7.00 - Dave's 2nd electroacoustic outing finds him exploring voice collage & sonic mutation, with aplomb! © 2006.
# IF, BWANA - THE ICE MOONS (Nefryt N 027: CC) CD £9.00 - Aka Al Margolis. Spooky & abstract drone/acoustic/concrete melanges. © 2015. Limited edition of 400 copies (in A5 packaging).
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - Deep space electronics from Nottingham. More information on Auricle releases here: Interstellar Cementmixers
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - MANEQUIN AMBERGINE (Auricle AMCDR 252) CDR £8.00
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - ENCAPSULATED TURQUOISE VOID (Auricle AMCDR 253) CDR £8.00
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - CATACOMB DISCORD + (Auricle AMCDR 261/2) 2CDR £11.00
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - DISLODGED RESONANCE (Auricle AMCDR 278) CDR £8.00
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - NIGHT RADIATION (Planet X PX2035) CDR £7.00 - This takes another twist to more ethereal & abstract realms, with analogue & digital synths, guitars & loads of processing.
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - SUBMERGED REALITY (Planet X PX2038) CDR £7.00 - Just 7 tracks, 2005-2009 recordings.
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - DIMENSION Z (Auricle AMCDR 266) CDR £8.00
INTERSTELLAR CEMENTMIXERS - DIMENSION X (Auricle AMCDR 309) CDR £8.00 - More selections from private archive tapes documenting unreleased material from 1995 to 2001.
FELIX JAY - CARDAMOM AND CORIANDER (Hermetic Recordings HERM 6666: DP) CD £11.00 - Varied mixture of ambient, jazz & ambient-tribal styles, bridging ECM, Jon Hassell & O Yuki Conjugate realms. © 2001.
FELIX JAY - SUBAQUEOUS (Hermetic Recordings HERM 1011: CC) 2CD £10.00 - Ambient works from Aqueous member & Roedelius collaborator, also featuring Roedelius. © 2019.
FELIX JAY - TRIO (Hermetic Recordings HERM 7, 8 & 9: CC) 3CD £12.00 - CD1: actually a quintet of largely ECM vein material, CD2: unusual Gamelan based fusion/ambient, CD3: electric piano works in Peter Michael Hamel vein. © 2019.
FELIX JAY WITH NICOLA ALESINI - HERMETIC (Hermetic Recordings HERM 1111) CD £11.00 - Varied mixture of ambient, ECM like atmospheric jazz & ambient-tribal in the manner of O Yuki Conjugate or TUU, featuring collaboration from Hans-Joachim Roedelius of Cluster. © 1995.
FELIX JAY AND NICOLA ALESINI - OTHER SUNS (Hermetic Recordings HERM3333) CD £11.00 - Listening to this, one could imagine it as an impossible collaboration between Brian Eno & Jan Garbarek. © 1997. Comes in a 6-panel digisleeve (seems to be hand-made).
STEVE JOLLIFFE - TEMMENU (Sine Records SIN004: CC) CD £8.00 - Highly creative & unusual largely synth based music. © 1996. This is the original Sine Records release without the tray card (bought wholesale from Steve Jolliffe).
STEVE JOLLIFFE - TIME MACHINE (private: CC,signed) CDR £7.00 - Ambient & neo-clasical music. © 2012.
STEVE JOLLIFFE - CYCLONE SPHERES (private: CC) CD £9.00 - A wide-ranging suite of ambient, space-rock, a few Tim Blake like songs, some with vocoder too, & ending wih a rearrangement of TD "Cyclone" themes. © 2016.
STEVE JOLLIFFE - LOST AND RETURNED (private: CC,signed) CDR £8.00 - Highly inventive synths & multi-instrumental works, mixing "Berlin School" & contemporary styles, with elements that he also added on Tangerine Dream's "Cyclone" mixing with Klaus Schulze ("X" & "Dune") like elements, both melodic & experimental. Quite a surprise! © 2021.
BERND KISTENMACHER - HEAD-VISIONS (Bureau B BB 214: DP) CD £14.00 - 1986 debut of very cosmic Schulzian synth-sequencer.
BERND KISTENMACHER - WAKE UP IN THE SUN (Bureau B BB 215: DP) CD £14.00 - 2nd album (© 1987) from this Berlin synthesist. 3 cosmic & sequential synth tracks.
KONSTRUKTIVITS - PSYKHO GENETIKA (Klanggalerie gg295:10xBT,RM) CD £12.00 - Dark & menacing industrial electronics, sounds like TG meets Conrad Schnitzler! © 1983.
KOSMOGON - MÄSSAN (Tonbad Grammofon TONBADCD1) CD £11.00 - Fantastic cosmic music outing from Sophie Linder & Nicklas Barker (Anekdoten) that largely reminds me of Michael Hoenig's "Departure From The Northern Wasteland" & Anna Själv Tredje, although there's lots that's original too in the two vast tracks.
# CHRISTINA KUBISCH - NIGHT FLIGHTS (Important IMPREC168: DP) CD £11.00 - Fascinating album of electroacoustic & instrumental music that wouldn't have been out of place on the Cramps Nova Musicha series. © 1987.
# HEINZ LEONHARDSBERGER - IT IS (Erdenklang 971.169) CD £9.00 - The weird eccentric Austrian yoedler & musique-concret/synth sonic artist. © 1988.
BENJAMIN LEW & STEVEN BROWN - DOUZIÈME JOURNÉE: LE VERBE, LA PARURE, L'AMOUR (Crammed Discs MTM 15: RE,CC) CD £12.50 - Ambient, synth, ethnic & more unusual softly toned soundscapes, akin to Musci/Venosta, Cluster & Eno.
LIQUIFICATION PROCESS - LIQUIFICATION PROCESS (Auricle AMCDR 295) CDR £8.00 - Interstellar Cementmixers related project, with a different angle, largely recalling elements of early Peter Frohmader electronics & with other elements as diverse as Asmus Tietchens & Richard Pinhas.
ISTVAN MARTHA - THE WIND RISES (ReR SD1) CD £9.00 - Aka "Tamad a Szel" (© 1987). This is Istvan's classic, a bizarre mix of folk/systemic & Zoydian sounds, a unique & vast excursion.
DARIUSZ MAZUROWSKI - PSEUDARIA/DIVERTIMENTO (Acte Prealable AP0241) CD £10.00 - Mixture of of patent INA.GRM type electroacoustic, with Pierre Henry & Nurse With Wound similarities. New copy but slightly marked with rotation scratches outside the playing area.
# MESON - 5C4L3 (Discus 55CD: CC) CD m/ex+ £7.00 - "Ambidelic post-folk prog-bebop from Meson" Abstract stuff with electronics & jazz instruments, somewhat feels like Roger Doyle's Babel Project, kind of Julie Tippets like theatrics & a little bit towards psychedelic stuff with female voice & sci-fi concept. Led by Bo Meson. © 2016.
METAL MOVES - METALKYMIST (FMR Records FMRCD582-0520:DP) CD £9.00 - Surprising return to form by the percussion master & metal sculptor Steve Hubback. This is an extraordinary multi-percussion based outing, full of complexities & electronic sounding tonalities, recalling both his own early work & the music of Stomu Yamash'ta plus Wolff & Hennings combined. © 2020.
MNEMONISTS - HORDE (ReR MN1: RM) CD £9.00 - A bizarre sonic soup of rock rhythms, twisted jazz & electronic effects, amounting to a dark & surreal experience beyond classification. Extraordinary weirdness! © 1981, pre-Biota.
ALESSANDRO MONTI :: UNFOLK COLLECTIVE - INTUITIVE MAPS (M.P. Records MPRCD072) CD £12.00 - Intriguing cross-genre album, especially notable to us as some of this was recorded at Quadelectronic/Quad Studios in Leicester, featuring Kevin Hewick on guitar, Chris Conway, Jim Tetlow & other local friends. Features a very novel interpretaion of the Cale/Riley classic "Church Of Anthrax". © 2017.
STEVE MOORE - THE THRESHOLD OF LIBERTY (Auricle AMCDR 251) CDR £8.00 - Scottish sound explorer working in the Luc Ferrari cum Stockhausen field of sonic collage, mixing location recordings & musical elements in unlikely concoctions. This reissue collects the complete recordings from different versions of what was basically the same cassette album: "The Return Of The Poet" (Mirage M611, 1983) & "The Threshold Of Liberty" (Inner Ear, 1990).
MORPHOGENESIS - IN STREAMS, VOL. 1: 1996-1999 (Paradigm Discs PD 16: DP) CD £9.00 - A much more challenging concoction than usual, quite diverse & schizophrenic.
MORPHOGENESIS - IN STREAMS, VOL. 2: 1997-2000 (Paradigm Discs PD 17: DP) CD £9.00 - Very varied selection of fragmentary sonic oozes & abstract excursions.
THE NEWT HOUNDS = Alan & Steve Freeman's special experimental Dada project, dedicated to Nurse With Wound. For more detailed release information please go to: The Newt Hounds
THE NEWT HOUNDS - THE POIGNANT DEVICE (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 008) CD £8.00
THE NEWT HOUNDS - LOOSE NUTS (Auricle AMCDR 090) CDR £7.00 - 99 tracks in 78 minutes!
NURSE WITH WOUND - GYLLENSKOLD, GEIJERSTAM & I AT RYDBERG'S (United Jnana 399: DP) CD £13.50 - Original vinyl version (31 minutes) of this strangely Dada & really twisted trip + reworked versions (19 minutes) that were previously released on the "Large Ladies With Cake In The Oven" CD.
NURSE WITH WOUND - SPIRAL INSANA (United Jnana 2004: DP) CD £13.50 - NWW's weird cosmic Dada classic from 1986. Full version, plus bonus unreleased "third part" (called "Nihil").
NURSE WITH WOUND - DRUNK WITH THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAINS (United Jnana 1978CD: DP) CD £13.50 - Reissue of the 100 copy edition that was "never to be reissued"! Classic Bar Maldoror recordings (1983-1987). © 1987.
NURSE WITH WOUND - ALICE THE GOON (United Jnana 2002: DP) CD £13.50 - Originally released as a limited edition MLP, now everybody can do the chique jazz twist & trip-out! © 1995.
NURSE WITH WOUND - AN AWKWARD PAUSE (United Jnana 1921: CC) 2CD £17.00 - "Special Edition" of this bizarre 1999 offering mixing psych & free electronic forms. Schizophrenic is an understatement! The bonus CD features previously unreleased tracks.
NURSE WITH WOUND - MAN WITH THE WOMAN FACE (ICR 69: DP) CD £8.00 - Tasty weirdo electronic space & Dada NWW circa 2001. Steven Stapleton & Colin Potter ooze sublimely!
NURSE WITH WOUND - SHIPWRECK RADIO VOLUME TWO (ICR 51: DP) 2CD £15.00 - Almost totally abstract sequel, of all acoustic manipulated environments, electroacoustic music betwixt Luc Ferrari, The Hafler Trio & NWW's "Soliloquy For Lilith". © 2005.
NURSE WITH WOUND - WHO CAN I TURN TO STEREO ETC. (United Jnana 2006: DP) 2CD £15.00 - 2011 collection featuring the odd 1996 album "Who Can I Turn To Stereo" (which takes the "2 Golden Microphones" & "Yagga Blues" theme & turns it into a dadaist opus), plus the "Stereo Wastelands" CD, etc.
NURSE WITH WOUND - A SUCKED ORANGE / SCRAG (United Dirter DPROMDCD101: CC) 2CD £15.00 - "A Sucked Orange" = 29 Nurse bits, ideal nibbles for the newcomer, or the connosieur. "Scrag" = More nibbles, previously only released on cassette. © 2012.
NURSE WITH WOUND - CREAKINESS AND OTHER MISDEMEANOURS (United Jnana 2007: DP) CD £13.50 - Compilation containing "Creakiness" (previously on "Sugar Fish Drink") plus 3 rare singles: "Sand Tangled Women (Echo Poeme Sequence 3)", "The Little Dipper Minus Two (Echo Poeme Sequence 1)" & " Having Fun With The Prince Of Darkness". © 2012.
NURSE WITH WOUND - BAR MALDOROR (United Jnana UJ0034: DP) 2CD £15.00 - CD1 is a reissue of the "Live At Bar Maldoror" CD, CD2 = live recording in Ghent (6/2007).
NURSE WITH WOUND - LUMB'S SISTER (United Jnana UJ2008: DP) CD £13.50 - 1986-87 recordings for the film project "Lumbs Sister" by Chris Wallis, that were never used. © 2014.
NURSE WITH WOUND - DARK FAT (United Dirter DPROMCD120: DP) 2CD £15.00 - "Recorded at various rehearsals, sound checks & live situations 2008-2016" © 2016.
NURSE WITH WOUND - SINISTER WHIMSY TO THE WRETCHED (United Dirter DPROMDCD140: DP) 2CD £15.00 - Doubleback of "Sugar Fish Drink" (© 1992) & "Large Ladies With Cake in the Oven" (© 1992). The ideal starter for NWW newcomers!
NURSE WITH WOUND - BARREN (ICR 91: DP) 2CD £16.00 - Documents two concerts: Florence (2012) & Karlsruhe (2013). In very abstract & floaty vein, with lots of weird froth happening inside.
NURSE WITH WOUND & ARANOS - ACTS / BICYCLE (United Jnana UJ 810: DP) 2CD £15.00 - Doubleback of the "Acts Of Senseless Beauty" (1997) & "Santoor Lena Bicycle" (2001), plus a long bonus track (taken from the 2013 2LP reissue of "Santoor Lena Bicycle").
ODE TO MARILYN - ODE TO MARILYN (Svart SRE130: 1xBT) CD £14.00 - Reissue of the mega-rare Scandia Records release, inc. Antero Honkanen, Edward Vesala, etc. Percussion, instruments & electronics, recorded underground! © 1974.
PAULINE OLIVEROS - ELECTRONIC WORKS (Paradigm Discs PD 04: RE) CD £9.00 - Extraordinary electronic music from 1965 & 1966. 3 works that swell & glide ominously like a cosmic surreal hybrid of Karlheinz Stockhausen & Morton Subotnick, yet unlike either. Groundbreaking & still fresh 30 years on.
KEVIN O'NEILL = Pioneering Welsh synthesist primarily active during the 1980s. More information here: Kevin O'Neill
KEVIN O'NEILL - ICON (Auricle AMCDR 234) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - METAMORPHOSIS (Auricle AMCDR 244) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY (Auricle AMCDR 235) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - ISLANDS (Auricle AMCDR 247) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - OMEGA (Auricle AMCDR 248) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - LIVE! + (Auricle AMCDR 255/6) 2CDR £11.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - KATHARSIS (Auricle AMCDR 259) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - YGGDRASIL (Auricle AMCDR 263) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - A HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE (Auricle AMCDR 264) CDR £7.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - DEPARTURES (Auricle AMCDR 273/4) 2CDR £11.00
KEVIN O'NEILL - THE SECRET TAPES (Auricle AMCDR 275) CDR £7.00
DAPHNE ORAM - ORAMICS (Paradigm Discs PD 21: RE) 2CD £12.00 - Early member of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, she later established her own studio. 1958-1972 recordings.
JEAN-FRANCOIS PAUVROS - MUSIQUES POUR ANNE DREYFUS (Spalax 14276) CD £11.00 - Strange & highly creative music by master French avant-garde guitarist. © 1993. (He's worked with Catalogue, with 1001 Guitars, in jazz, etc.)
JEAN-FRANCOIS PAUVROS & GABY BIZIEN - NO MAN'S LAND (Spalax SPALAXCD14506) CD £11.00 - Maniacs of free-jazz or cosmic music gone totally avant-garde? Guitar/percussion duo on the edge. © 1976.
POLYMORPH - SHAMAN (Auricle AMCDR 023) CDR £7.00 - Endgame + Maureen Anderson (of Shapeshifter) = Polymorph, kinda Mother Gong ventures to Musica Elettronica Viva's "Leave The City"?
THE POP GROUP - Y (Mute TPGYCD1: 2xBT,RM) CD £9.00 - Highly experimental new-wave circa 1979, with Mark Stewart. Notable hints of Can, Faust, Red Crayola, etc.
COLIN POTTER - AND THEN (ICR 31) CD £8.00 - Uniquely Colin Potter atmos & dark synth abstractions, rhythmic & melodic excursions. © 2000.
DAVE POWELL = Member of Extremities, Triax, Tartovisti & Etherwheel. More information here: Dave Powell
DAVE POWELL - FRIED ROSIN (Auricle AMCDR 042) CDR £7.00
DAVE POWELL - INDUSTRIAL FOLK MUSIC (Auricle AMCDR 051) CDR £7.00
DAVE POWELL - ELECTRONIC ODYSSEYS (Auricle AMCDR 093) CDR £7.00
DAVE POWELL - STICK THE FORK IN YOUR EYE, WE SHALL BE GLAD TO EAT OURSELVES (Auricle AMCDR 180/1) 2CDR £11.00
DAVE POWELL - THAT MAY BE LOST (Auricle AMCDR 199) CDR £7.00
DAVE POWELL - DREI PSYCHEDELISCHE GESCHEHEN (Auricle AMCDR 203) CDR £7.00
DAVID PRESCOTT = American analogue synthesist, electronic/ambient/avant sound artist. More information here: David Prescott
DAVID PRESCOTT - FOUR MILLION YEARS (Auricle AMCDR 119) CDR £7.00
DAVID PRESCOTT - NEOLOGISMS (Auricle AMCDR 120) CDR £7.00
DAVID PRESCOTT - THE DREAMER (Auricle AMCDR 121) CDR £7.00
DAVID PRESCOTT - NEW MUSIC FOR CATHEDRALS (Auricle AMCDR 122) CDR £7.00
# MICHAEL PRIME - AQUIFERS (RRR 09) CD m/ex+ £13.00 - Abstract-atonal/classical avant-garde from Morphogenesis member. © 1993.
PYROLATOR - INLAND (Bureau B BB 097: 6xBT,DP) CD £14.00 - Aka Kurt Dahlke of Der Plan/D-A-F, experimental synth/industrial, with Cluster, Tietchens, Schnitzler type edges.
QUADELECTRONIC - CITIES IN FLIGHT (Auricle AMCDR 150/151: RE) 2CDR £11.00 - Quadelectronic is a unique inexplicable monthly event. More of a "happening" than a regular gig. An improv, jam, workshop event for those that love to experiment & interact in free improvisation. Featuring Chris Conway, Dave Dhonau, Alan Freeman, Steve Freeman, Dave Powell, Jim Tetlow, etc.
# MICHEL REDOLFI - SONIC WATERS, UNDERWATER MUSIC 1979-1987 (Sub Rosa SR493: DP) CD £13.00 - Collection of works from his "Sonic Waters" releases (may be different mixes), half of which haven't been released on CD before.
ROBERT RICH - LIVE (Auricle AMC 021) 2CDR £9.00 - In concert 1984. A mix of systemic & atmospheric/space music, almost 90 minutes to fall asleep to!
ROBERT RICH - INNER LANDSCAPES (Auricle AMC 029) 2CDR £9.00 - 1987 live in concert, 88 minutes of ethereal/ambient dream music, synths, flutes & guitar.
STEVE ROACH - LIGHT FANTASTIC (Fathom 11094-2) CD m/m £11.00 - © 1999. With guests: Vidna Obmana, Vir Unis & Stefin Gordon.
STEVE ROACH - NEW LIFE DREAMING (Timeroom TM15) CD m/ex £9.00 - Typical deep ambient with faux-ethnic textures. © 2005.
THE SCANNER GAME - COURTEOUS (Auricle AMCDR 068) CDR £5.00 - Endgame meets The Planet Scanners. 47'49" improvisation recorded at The Musician pub (28/6/2005).
SONDE - EN CONCERT (Oral CD21) CD £9.00 - Canadian electroacoustic ensemble, largely using their own instruments & sound sculptures. Reissue of their 1978 LP (dedicated to Mario Bertoncini). A collection of live recordings: Montreal (13/7/1977) & Toronto (14+17/1/1978).
SONDE - EN ONDES (Oral CD16) CD £9.00 - Collection of previously unreleased 1980-1986 compositions, most of which "were broadcast by CBC-Montreal approximately in 1984".
# STÅLE STORLØKKEN - GHOST CARAVAN (Hubro HUBROCD2635: CC) CD £12.50 - Solo church organ based album, working roughly in the realms of Keith Jarrett's "Spheres" & Peter Michael Hamel. Reviewed in Audion 63. © 2021.
STORM BUGS - A SAFE SUBSITUTE (Klanggalerie gg337: 3xBT,DP) CD £12.00 - A little-known classic of the industrial avant-garde sector of the British new-wave underground. © 1980.
SUSPIRIUM - LYGOPHILLIA (private: 1xBT,RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - Experimental duo from Ramsgate, England. One of their darker & more industrial outings, with a menacing feel to it. © 1992.
SUSPIRIUM - CHARNEL KNOWLEDGE (private: RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - More industrial elements on this 1992 recording, with hints of CTI, Lustmord & some lopsided techno stuff.
SUSPIRIUM - BURNING FOR BURNING (private: RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - Varied experimental synth, etc. Seems to be an extended version of the 1992 cassette.
SUSPIRIUM - MODERN PRIMITIVES (private: 1xBT,RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - One of their earlier experimental cassettes, © 1993.
SUSPIRIUM - 1000 CRIES BECAME A SCREAM (private: RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - Varied collection of mainly synth based tracks, © 1993.
SUSPIRIUM - METAMORPHOSIS (private: RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - Very varied one, with atmos & rhythmic pieces - some of the rhythms get very close to breakbeat & trip-hop though. © 1994.
SUSPIRIUM - THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY (private: RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - A mixture of styles sometimes close to the more experimental music by Chris & Cosey/CTI or Lustmord. © 1994.
SUSPIRIUM - THE HUMAN CONDITION (private: RM,CC) CDR £5.00 - Big swathes of synths, swirly pulses & rhythmic sections on this one. © 1995.
SUSPIRIUM - THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONED, PART ONE (private: CC) CDR £5.00 - In the realms of German synth, some Lightwave/Tietchens similarities, in a mix of melodic & abstract textures, etc. © 2015.
PETER TEDSTONE = Highly innovative and explorative synthesist. More information here: Peter Tedstone
PETER TEDSTONE - VIEW (Auricle AMCDR 310: RM) CDR £7.00
PETER TEDSTONE - ADVENTURES IN ALGIERS (Auricle AMCDR 311: RM) CDR £7.00
PETER TEDSTONE - TEN TO STRANGE (Auricle AMCDR 312: RM) CDR £7.00
# JIM TETLOW - HEART OF GLASS (Auricle AMCDR 015) CDR £7.00 - Venturing further into the realms of transformed frequencies & disfigured tonalitles, this is a subtle, yet deep & powerful album. © 2002.
THROBBING GRISTLE - THE SECOND ANNUAL REPORT (Industrial Records TGCD2: CC) 2CD £13.00 - This is where the legend started! CD2 contains 1976-77 live recordings plus their "United/Zyklon B. Zombie" single. © 2017.
THROBBING GRISTLE - D.O.A. THE THIRD & FINAL REPORT (Industrial Records TGCD3: CC) 2CD £13.00 - Really varied collection from 1978. CD2 contains 1978 live recordings plus their "Five Knuckle Shuffle/We Hate You" single. © 2019.
THROBBING GRISTLE - HEATHEN EARTH (Mute TGCD5: 2xBT,RM,RE) CD £9.00 - Possibly the finest example of TG: industrial, electronics & weird rock meets punky psych. © 1980. Plus the "Adrenalin/Subhuman" single.
THROBBING GRISTLE - JOURNEY THROUGH A BODY (Industrial Records TGCD8: CC) CD £9.00 - Special project recorded in Italy (© 1982). Innovative & strange industrial spacey journey, with TG at their most inventive. TG's last proper studio album.
THROBBING GRISTLE - MISSION OF DEAD SOULS (Industrial Records TGCD6: CC) CD £9.00 - "The last live performance of Throbbing Gristle" (© 1981).
STEFAN TIEDJE - POLYRISCHE VARIATIONEN (Badland Bad No.007) CD m/ex+ £19.00 - Adventurous synth music that borders onto the realms of musique-concret. Strange, surreal, fascinating! He has worked with Stockhausen, La Mont Young, Brian Eno, etc. © 1988.
ASMUS TIETCHENS - NACHTSTUCKE (Bureau B BB CD 155: DP) CD £12.00 - Asmus' debut is dark & very strange, a bit like the weirder Oskar Sala, with hints of Cluster. © 1980.
ASMUS TIETCHENS & TERRY BURROWS - WATCHING THE BURNING BRIDE / BURNING THE WATCHING BRIDE (Die Stadt DS 117/Auf Abwegen aatp 62: 2xBT) 2CD £20.00 - Compilation of their two collaboration LP's from 1986 & 1998. © 2017.
TRIAX = The 3 axes of Extremities (Alan Freeman, Steve Freeman & Dave Powell). More information here: Triax
TRIAX - MUSIK ZU ARCANA (Auricle AMCDR 027) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - CROC EN JAMBE (Auricle AMCDR 037) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - DRIE SNIJDENDE VLAKKEN (Auricle AMCDR 044) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - MOEBIUSSTRIP (Auricle AMCDR 075/76: RE) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - SHATTERED (Auricle AMCDR 079) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - EMBRYO (Auricle AMCDR 085: RE) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - TORN ASUNDER (Auricle AMCDR 087) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - SUPERNATURAL TROUBADOURS (Auricle AMCDR 089) CDR £9.00
TRIAX - CAUSE & EFFECT (Auricle AMCDR 097) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - 13 (Auricle AMCDR 100: RE) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - LIVE @ BAMBU (Auricle AMCDR 104: RE) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - UNHINGED (Auricle AMCDR 106/7) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - CYCLE (Auricle AMCDR 118) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - CREATURES (Auricle AMCDR 126/7) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - RAZOR (Auricle AMCDR 129) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - VORTEX (Auricle AMCDR 134) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - THREADS (Auricle AMCDR 136/7) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - METAMORPHIC TRICKSTER (Auricle AMCDR 145) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - ASKEW ON TREADLE (Auricle AMCDR 148) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - DESOLATE (Auricle AMCDR 156) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - THE HOLLOW LANDS (Auricle AMCDR 163) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - MINDSWAP (Auricle AMCDR 167) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - NECRONOMICON (Auricle AMCDR 171) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - NOT ON THIS EARTH (Auricle AMCDR 174) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - ELEMENTS (Auricle AMCDR 177/8: RE) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - GOTHIC (Auricle AMCDR 182: RE) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - EXTRATERRESTRIALS (Auricle AMCDR 188) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - A FOREIGN COUNTRY (Auricle AMCDR 192: RE) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - REALITY IS NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE (Auricle AMCDR 193/4) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - QUATERMASS/THE STONE TAPE (Auricle AMCDR 197) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - SHORT VACATION TO THE BRAIN (Auricle AMCDR 200) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - .....KNOTS (Auricle AMCDR 202) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - IMPOSSIBLE (Auricle AMCDR 206) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - COLLISIONS (Auricle AMCDR 211) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - IMPACT CRATER (Auricle AMCDR 213) CDR £7.00
TRIAX - INTEGRATED CIRCUITS (Auricle AMCDR 216/7) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - PETRIFIED (Auricle AMCDR 281) CDR £8.00
TRIAX - UNDERGROUND (Auricle AMCDR 284) CDR £8.00
TRIAX - 44 (Auricle AMCDR 297) CDR £8.00
TRIAX - COSMIC ENGINEERS (Auricle AMCDR 303/4) 2CDR £11.00
TRIAX - MORPHOLOGY (Auricle AMCDR 313) CDR £8.00 - The first new Triax in over two years.
# TUU - MESH (Fathom 11078-2) CD vg+/ex+ £6.00 - nice ritualistic stuff between O Yuki Conjugate and 80s Brian Eno: hypnotic clay drums, flutes, electronics, percussion, etc. © 1997.
VANGELIS - L'APOCALYPSE DES ANIMAUX (Polydor 831 503-2: RE) CD £9.00 - Cosmic film soundtrack (to the movie by Frederic Rossif) from top Greek synthesist. © 1973.
VANGELIS - SPIRAL (RCA/BMG Music ND70568) CD £9.00 - Largely synth based album that was stylistically a bridge between "Albedo 0.39" & "Chariots Of Fire". © 1977.
ADELBERT VON DEYEN - STERNZEIT (Bureau B BB 237: DP) CD £14.00 - Schulzian cosmic debut, heavily inspired by "Cyborg" & "Timewind". © 1978.
ADELBERT VON DEYEN - NORDBORG (Bureau B BB 238: DP) CD £14.00 - 2nd album (© 1979). Floating synthesizer & other instruments, heavily inspired by Klaus Schulze "Cyborg" & "Mirage", plus some unique twists of his own.
ADELBERT VON DEYEN - ATMOSPHERE (Bureau B BB 239: DP) CD £14.00 - 3rd album (© 1980). Vaguely in the realms of Klaus Schulze & Tangerine Dream, with Zabba Lindner on drums.
CARL WEINGARTEN - LIVING IN THE DISTANT PRESENT (Azure Vista Records vista 007: 1xBT) CD £13.50 - Reissue of a 1985 cassette release. Sublimely beautiful, restrained cosmic synths & guitars from US musician.
TREVOR WISHART - JOURNEY INTO SPACE (Paradigm Discs PD 18: DP) CD £9.00 - Reissue of the very strange atmospheric/collage 2LP set (© 1973).
TREVOR WISHART - MACHINE (Paradigm Discs PD 25) CD £9.00 - 1971 work originally released over 3 sides on the "Electronic Music From York" 3LP set in 1973.
HENRY WOLFF & NANCY HENNINGS - TIBETAN BELLS (VM 2000 VMCD 064) CD £13.00 - Innovative dreamscape music, which defies the senses in that it often sounds electronic, despite being totally acoustic. Shimmering tones & modulations that ooze & float on the ether. © 1972.
GUNTHER WÜSTHOFF - [TO|DIGI]TAL (Bureau B BB348: DP) CD £12.00 - Experimental electronics from the original Faust member. © 2020.
BERNARD XOLOTL - LAST WAVE (Bureau B BB314: 1xBT,DP) CD £14.00 - Cosmic synth-sequencer meets celestial new-age. 1984 obscurity, more melodic than "Procession".
YOUNG SCIENTIST - RESULTS NOT ANSWERS (Bureau B BB 305: DP) CD £14.00 - Obscure US synth-sequencer trio featuring Marc Barreca. This one is from 1979 & was only ever released on cassette. Very much in the Berlin School type vein, though centred more on dancing sequencer lines than most of the era.
ZEITKRATZER - PERFORMS SONGS FROM THE ALBUMS "KRAFTWERK" AND "KRAFTWERK 2" (zeitkratzer zkr0021: DP) CD £12.00 - Live at Festival Les Musiques, Marseille, France (22/5/2016), surprising performing acoustic interpretations of early Kraftwerk classics.
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS = Alan & Steve Freeman (Alto Stratus) together with Nigel Harris. More information here: Zircon & The Burning Brains
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - MANA (Dark Star DSC DS304) CDR £5.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - ANAM (Dark Star DSC DSC01) CDR £5.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - CORTEX! (Ultimate Transmissions UTCD 001: 2xBT) CD £8.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - COLD SMOKE (Auricle AMACDR 001) CDR £5.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - EMBERS (Auricle AMACDR 011) CDR £5.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - ZIRCOGNITION (Auricle AMCDR 057: RE) CDR £7.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - OCCIDENTAL ENCOUNTER (Auricle AMCDR 061) CDR £7.00
ZIRCON & THE BURNING BRAINS - DISSECTING HUMAN LIFE (Auricle AMACDR 017) CDR £5.00
THE ZIRCON GAME - FIRE LANE (Auricle AMCDR 055) CDR £7.00 - 2004 impromptu sessions from Endgame/ZBB hybrid. Radical electroacoustic excursions, betwixt INA.GRM & NWW. The complete recordings of 2 sessions, buzzing with creative energy.
A BREEZE OF TIME (Auricle AMACDR 015: RE) CDR £5.00 - Long deleted & lost to the world, I revisited it when compiling the original Auricle Archive, & used 2 tracks: Alto Stratus "Troll" & Region 5 "Reise (remix)" which I decided to omit here, as there's no use in duplication. After all, 72 minutes is great value by anyone's standards! Recorded in Leicester 1982-86. Adhara, Vrije, Alto Stratus (4 tracks), ZBB (3 tracks), Xylem, Region 5 (2 tracks), Scorpio.
AURICLE ARCHIVE: RARITIES #2 (Auricle AMACDR 013) CDR+ £5.00 - Rare material from 1983 by early versions of Alto Stratus & related projects. Includes Inkey$ 8 "Dark Star" feature.
AURICLE CDR 2001 SAMPLER (Auricle AMSCDR 005) CDR £3.00 - Nifty bargain sampler (now even cheaper), introducing Alto Stratus, Endgame & solo projects by Alan, Steve & Jim.
AURICLE CDR 2002 SAMPLER (Auricle AMSCDR 010) CDR £3.00 - Nifty bargain sampler (now even cheaper): Jim Tetlow, Endgame (4 tracks), Hemamorphite, Eruption, Polymorph. Plus CD-ROM.
AURICLE 2005 SAMPLER (Auricle AMSCDR 013) CDR £9.00 - Unique remix/collage samples from 2005 releases by ZBB (2 tracks), Endgame (8 tracks), Extremities (2 tracks), Triax (2 tracks), The Scanner Game (1 track), Jim Tetlow (1 track). Last copy of the current edition.
THE BYG DEAL (B-Music BMS018) CD £9.00 - Compilation of tracks from BYG Records releases: Alice, Alpha Beta, Ame Son, Banana Moon, Coeur Magique, Gong, Vangelis, etc. Comes with O-card.
THE COSMIC AURICLE & OTHER EGGSHELLS (Auricle AMSCDR 015: CC) CDR £4.00 - Sampler included with the "The Crack In The Cosmic Egg" CD-Rom. Alto Stratus, Con-Hertz, Endgame, Extremeties, Alan Freeman, GAM, Out Of Focus, Günter Schickert, Triax.
# HEAD IN THE CLOUDS (Strange Fish Eighteen) 4CDR £16.00 - As new promo set. Discs in a plastic sleeve, plus two promo sheets (CD1 track 3&4 listing error noted with red swap arrow). Artists include Vibravoid, Sula Bassana, Craig Padilla, Brendan Pollard. P&P = 3 units.
HISTORICAL AURICLE (Auricle AMSCDR 002: RE) CDR £9.00 - Sampler featuring a choice selection of rarities & unreleased recordings: Aeolian String Ensemble, Alto Stratus, Aussenminister, Con-Hertz, Peter Frohmader, Robert Rich, ZBB, etc.
LIVE EQ & SOL 2008 (Auricle AMCDR 191) CDR £5.00 - Split release of live recordings: Alto Stratus at the EQ Festival (22/3/2008), Triax at the Solstice Festival (21/6/2008).
LUCID DREAMING (NAMA 2001) CD £11.00 - "New Age Music Association" sampler, with much unique music: Symbiosis, Lawrence Ball, Annie Locke, Woo, Mark Jenkins, etc.
PONDER THIS... (Submergence SUB 5007) CD £9.00 - A collection of avant-noise-atmos-experimental musics by Conrad Schnitzler, Mystery Hearsay, Rapoon, Colin Potter, Asmus Tietchens, Merzbow, David Myers & Thomas DiMuzio, F/i, Endgame.
PSYCHEDELIC UNDERGROUND 18 (Garden of Delights CD 180) CD £4.00 - Promo label sampler (3000 copy numbered edition). Virus, Panko, Embryo, Sunbirds, Gaa, Missus Beastly, Exponent, Reaktor 4, Gila. © 2017.
# UT GOLDEN HOUR (Auricle AMSCDR 003) CDR £4.00 - Sampler from CD releases: Alto Stratus, Biomechanoid, ZBB, Shapeshifter, Endgame, The Newt Hounds, Out Of Focus.
VARIATIONS - A LONDON COMPILATION (Paradigm Discs PD 01) CD £6.00 - Experimental, avant-garde, industrial, etc. All new music by: John Wall, Andrew Jacques, Crow, Alquimia, John Grieve, Kymatik, Adam Bohman.
VARIATIONS 2 - A LONDON COMPILATION (Paradigm Discs PD 05) CD £9.00 - Avant-garde/electronic/bizarre sounds from: Akemi Ishijima, Michael Ormiston, Tom Wallace, Hugh Davies, Bob Cobbing & Lawrence Upton, John Grieve, Clive Graham, Rolf Gehlhaar.
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