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AGITATION FREE - FRAGMENTS (MIG 01083 LP: mintgreen vinyl) LP £21.00 - Classic Agitation Free reunion live & session from 1974. Includes the only known documents featuring Chris Franke & Micky Duwe with the band!
AMON DÜÜL II - TANZ DER LEMMINGE (SPV 304201 2LP: GF) 2LP £27.00 - Aka "Dance Of The Lemmings" & the one that's so schizophrenic & twisted, on to deep space with the instrumental 2nd LP, with ethnic psych moving towards Cosmic Jokers territory. © 1971.
AMON DÜÜL II - LIVE IN LONDON (SPV 305361 LP) LP £22.00 - Live at The Greyhound, Croydon (16/12/1972), featuring radically different versions of classic tracks & a 3'42" improvisation.
ÅKE ANDERSSON & ANTERO HONKANEN - REIDARIN SÄHKÖISET KUVAT (Svart SRE129) LP £21.00 - Reissue of the mega-rare Love Records release. Fascinating, esoteric electronics from Finland, vaguely Ralph Lundsten like. © 1977.
DOMINIQUE ANDRE - EVASION (Born Bad Records BB140LP/Everlast EV010) LP £20.00 - Reissue of a wonderful & very obscure 1981 French library LP, a unique mixture of keyboards, winds & percussion inhabiting a strange world. RIYL: Ariel Kalma, Pascal Comelade, Brian Eno, & just plain oddness!
ARSENAL - 6 (Melodia C60 31575 005) LP m/vg+ £8.00 - One of their best, with hints of Passport, "Guitar" Zappa, Nucleus, Mahavishnu Orchestra, etc.
BABLICON - THE ORANGE TAPERED MOON (Pickled Egg EGG 20: 220g vinyl,GF) LP new/vg+ £12.00 - Recorded in a Chicago underground bunker, it often sounds like early Soft Machine meeting Henry Cow, with a bit of that radical Volcano The Bear type of thing. P&P = 7 units.
IL BALLETTO DI BRONZO - YS (Vinyl Magic VM LP 164: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £23.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" The ultimate, most perfectly conceived & complexly dazzling, Italian progressive rock album! © 1972. P&P = 8 units!
BIRTH CONTROL - HOODOO MAN (Music On Vinyl MOVLP1523: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £24.00 - Classic heavy experimental progressive. Outrageous cover! © 1972. P&P = 7 units.
BIRTH CONTROL - BACKDOOR POSSIBILITIES + FIGURE OUT THE WEATHER (Boutique BOU 6612: GF) 2LP £19.00 - Their ambitious 1976 concept, beyond their normal heavier realms, towards Gentle Giant, etc., plus a bonus LP titled "Figure Out The Weather" comprised of previously unreleased jam sessions from 1976 & 1982.
TIM BLAKE - CRYSTAL MACHINE (Culture Factory 783 191: translucent blue vinyl) LP £27.00 - Legendary synth/space-music album by "Hi T Moonweed". © 1977.
TIM BLAKE - BLAKE'S NEW JERUSALEM (Barclay CLAY 7005) LP ex+/g £15.00 - Synth & space-songs with Gong style, includes "Lighthouse". His 2nd solo, © 1978.
IAN BODDY - PHOENIX (Something Else SER 001) LP new/ex £15.00 - One of the UK's top synthesists. On this much more energetic synth LP Ian ventured towards Mark Shreeve realms. © 1986.
BRAINTICKET - PSYCHONAUT (Lilith LR312C: clear 180g vinyl) LP £20.00 - 2nd album (also 1971). This was more your typical trippy progressive, with actual songs & compositions, sometimes in the vein of early Hawkwind, yet often closer to Quintessence & Group 1850.
BRAINTICKET - CELESTIAL OCEAN (Lilith LR307C: clear 180g vinyl,GF) LP £19.00 - 3rd album (© 1973), classic ethno-cosmic psychedelic trip, kinda: Nik Turner's Sphinx "Xitintoday" mixed with Ash Ra Tempel, Hawkwind, "Psychonaut" & beyond... Yep, another classic! P&P = 7 units.
PETER BRYNGELSSON - VIA (Slask SLALP 001: IN) LP ex+/ex £14.00 - 1990 debut solo from former Ragnarok & Triangulus member, in similar vein but with more World music & fusion influences.
CAN - MONSTER MOVIE (Spoon XLSPOON4) LP £20.00 - 1969 debut, wild & manic, aggressive psychy sound, with vocals by Malcolm Mooney. Limited edition issue on "Monster Sky Vinyl" that includes a download code.
CAN - SOUNDTRACKS (Spoon XLSPOON5) LP £20.00 - Music composed for films, inc. "Mother Sky" (from "Deep End"). © 1970. Limited edition issue on "Clear purple Vinyl" that includes a download code.
CAN - SOON OVER BABALUMA (Spoon XSPOON10_UK) LP £19.00 - Furiously & heavily percussive, kinda tribal industrial head music, mostly instrumental & very energetic. © 1974.
CAN - LANDED (Spoon XSPOON25_UK) LP £19.00 - Featuring their most esoteric & brooding opus, the aptly entitled free-form avant-garde "Unfinished"! © 1975.
CAN - UNLIMITED EDITION (Spoon XSPOON23/24: RM,GF) 2LP £22.00 - Archive recordings (1970-75), featuring "Limited Edition" LP plus an LP of previously unreleased material. With complete version of "Cutaway". Incl. free Download Code.
CAN - LIVE IN STUTTGART 1975 (Spoon SPOON63: GF) 3LP £32.00 - Limited edition on orange vinyl, triple fold-out sleeve. Live in Stuttgart, Germany (31/10/1975). P&P = 12 units.
CARPE DIEM - EN REGARDANT PASSER LE TEMPS (Lion Productions LION LP-172) LP £25.00 - Classic 1976 debut from this French space-rock & prog-fusion legend. Can you imagine a kind of Gong/Catharsis/Cosmic Jokers blend? Well, this sometimes is, with Ange/Atoll instrumental textures & Didier Malherbe-like sax.
MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - BOARDER STATE (Melodia C90 31377 004) LP m/m £15.00 - With elements of Peter Frohmader/Asmus Tietchens' electro-experimental rock. © 1991.
MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - INTRODUCTION INTO INTUITION (Melodia C90 31681 003) LP m/m £15.00 - Intuitive improvisations with electronic keyboards, rhythm computers, etc. Not at all what you'd expect!
MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - CONCERTO GROSSO - II (Melodia C90 30669 004) LP ex+/ex £15.00 - A step on from Frohmader's darker synth world towards the spooky regions of Schulze/Grosser's "Babel".
CHÊNE NOIR - ORPHÉE 2000 (Heavenly Sweetness HS150VL) LP £19.00 - Wonderful French cosmic theatrical prog with female vocals. © 1976.
CIRCLES - CIRCLES (Mental Experience MENT001) LP £16.00 - Experimental German duo of the early-1980s. Their debut was an electronics & guitar mix of spacey & motorik Krautrock. © 1983.
CLUSTER - CLUSTER 71 (Bureau B BB 058: RM,RE) LP £20.00 - The original Cluster (originally on Philips © 1971), fantastic industrial cosmic music! New lower price.
CLUSTER - CLUSTER 71 (Bureau B BB 058: RM) LP £25.00 - "50th Anniversary Edition" 500 copy limited numbered version on 180g vinyl with original gatefold cover. P&P = 7 units.
THE COSMIC JOKERS - THE COSMIC JOKERS (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KM 58.009.6: RM) LP £25.00 - Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue. First album from the Ash Ra Tempel/Wallenstein supergroup (© 1974), & an awesome cosmic classic!
THE COSMIC JOKERS - GALACTIC SUPERMARKET (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KM 58.008.6) LP £25.00 - 2nd LP (© 1974) & another cosmic classic! Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue.
DIRE WOLVES - EXCURSIONS TO CLOUDLAND (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR03) LP £18.00 - Excellent wigged-out trippy American band, with elements of The Myrrors & Eternal Tapestry. © 2017. Download card included.
DIRE WOLVES - GROW TOWARDS THE LIGHT (Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records BBIBR057) LP £18.00 - Awesome trippy psychedelic rock sounding somewhere between Amon Düül II & Melting Euphoria/Vespero. © 2019. Download card included.
# HANS DULFER AND RITMO NATUREL - CANDY CLOUDS (Music On Vinyl MOVLP2854) LP £23.00 - Legendary album from Dutch saxophonist Hans Dulfer & Ritmo Natural who included Group 1850 & Ahora Mazda members. © 1970. Limited reissue of 1000 numbered copies on 180g transparent blue vinyl.
# ELOY - ELOY (Music On Vinyl MOVLP2116: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £23.00 - Debut (© 1971) with Eric Schriever as lead singer & a heavier guitar-based style, hints of early Deep Purple, Orange Peel, etc. P&P = 7 units.
EMBRYO - OPAL (Ohr OMM 56006-2: RM,GF) LP £25.00 - Classic pioneering fusion (ex-Amon Düül II), breaking out of the psychedelic, blues, jazz & rock, & making something radical & new.
EMBRYO - LA BLAMA SPAROZZI (Schneeball 1028/830281: GF) 2LP £32.00 - Documenting Embryo's adventures in North Africa. 2 very different LP's, one of lop-sided ethno-punk experiments, the other with more traditional world music concoctions. © 1982. P&P = 8 units.
EMTIDI - SAAT (Pilz 20 29077-6: GF) LP £27.00 - Not really a folk album, nor exactly cosmic rock, but a rare unique music transcending both genres, with the superb Dolly Holmes. Also features Dieter Dierks on percussion, bass & Mellotron. Originally released on Pilz in 1972.
F.A.T. - ANIMAL (Poutrage/GED/L'étourneur/Atypeek Music/Be Coq) MLP £15.00 - 21½ minutes of excellent 2016 French experimental rock.
FAUST - THE FAUST TAPES (Virgin VC 501) LP ex+/vg+ £26.00 - Archive material (originally released in 1973 at the price of a single!), rock & avant-garde invention of high Krautrock calibre.
FLOH DE COLOGNE - FLEISSBANDBABYS BEAT-SHOW (ZYX OHR 70042-1: GF) LP £14.00 - Their 1970 Ohr classic! Devishly satirical & outrageous. The ultimate Kraut beat show!
FLOH DE COLOGNE - ROCKOPER PROFITGEIER (ZYX OHR 70011-1) LP £14.00 - © 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 (ZYX OHR 70009-1) LP £14.00 - Weirdest & best album from this pioneering polit-rock band. Strange, dark, theatrical & oh so eccentic! © 1974.
GROUP 1850 - PARADISE NOW (Hotspot 6812 136) LP vg+/nc £20.00 - Incredible trippy 2nd LP (© 1969) that continues the Agemo story, but more out-there! Comparable to spacey Amon Duul II, trippy Pink Floyd & Second Hand, with a swirly huge deep sound.
GURANFOE - SUM OF ERDA (Apollon Records: PROG arp-029) LP £27.00 - Stunning recent British instrumental progressive with one foot in the early 1970s sound, & many a new twist of their own. 300 copy limited edition on marbled moss vinyl.
GURU GURU - UFO (ZYX OHR 70014-1: GF) LP £14.00 - 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!
HARMONIA - DOCUMENTS 1975 (Grönland LPGRON152) CD £17.00 - Archive recordings. 2 tracks in Harmonia Studio (Forst) & 2 live tracks recorded in Hamburg (at Onkel Po & Fabrik).
JUKKA HAURU - EPISODE (Svart SRE050: orange vinyl) LP £19.50 - More varied album than "Information", but still typically Scandinavian fusion of the 1970s. With most of Wigwam. © 1974.
HELDON - ELECTRONIQUE GUERILLA (Bureau B BB 280) LP £20.00 - The legendary Heldon debut from 1974. This features a Schizo track together with solo guitar & AKS Synthi works by Richard Pinhas, plus a track in collaboration with guitarist Alain Renaud.
HELDON - ALLEZ-TEIA (Bureau B BB 281) LP £20.00 - Aka "Heldon II", the duo of Richard Pinhas & Georges Grunblatt in a largely moody frame of mind, with Frippian guitar tones, lots of Mellotron & electronics.
HELDON - THIRD, IT'S ALWAYS ROCK 'N' ROLL (Bureau B BB 282: GF) 2LP £28.00 - Extravagant double album that crosses Fripp & Eno with space-rock & psychedelic! Richard Pinhas with guests: Gilbert Artman, Georges Grunblatt, Patrick Gauthier, Jean-My Truong & Ariel Kalma. © 1975.
HELDON - AGNETA NILSSON (Bureau B BB 283) LP £20.00 - "Heldon 4" (© 1976), transitional Heldon, with a bigger more powerful sound: Mellotron, synths, Frippian guitars galore!
HELDON - UN REVE SANS CONSEQUENCE SPECIALE (Bureau B BB 329) LP £20.00 - "Heldon 5", superb electronic rock as only the French have made. © 1976.
# HELDON - INTERFACE (Bureau B BB 330) LP £20.00 - "Heldon 6", classic space-guitar & synth-rock, with more rock & sequencers than before. © 1977.
HELDON - STAND BY (Bureau B BB 331) LP £20.00 - The ultimate power synth-rock opus - amazing! King Crimson trip into hyperspace! © 1979.
HELDON - THE ELECTRONIC GUERILLAS (Bootleg: IN) LP m/ex+ £100.00 - This is the Richard Pinhas & Alain Renaud line-up live in Paris (26/5/75). It also contains a 2'08" studio track circa 1982. Copy #90/100.
PIERRE HENRY - MALEFICES (Cacophonic 6CACKLP) LP £16.00 - Side A contains the "Malefices" soundtrack (released as a 7" EP in 1962), side B contains 4 tracks (3 of them previously unreleased?). 2013 compilation.
HERO - HERO (AMS LP 57: 1xBT,180g vinyl) LP £22.00 - Italian prog band based in Germany, in the spirit of Museo Rosenbach, but with shorter tracks, English vocals, hints of German bands like Metropolis. © 1974.
HOOFFOOT - THE LIGHTS IN THE AISLE WILL GUIDE YOU (Paura Di Niente PDN002) LP £22.00 - Great new Swedish supergroup. Their excellent 2nd album with only two members continuing from the debut, & four slight diversions in style, Elephant9 touches again, plus Jukka Tolonen & Canterbury stylisms. © 2019.
MICHEL HUYGEN - BARCELONA 1992 (Thunderbolt THBL 056) LP new/ex+ £9.00 - © 1986. TV movie soundtrack from Neuronium leader.
JOY UNLIMITED - SCHMETTERLINGE (Garden of Delights LP 021: GF) LP £20.00 - Ambitious conceptual rock ballad suite that runs from spacious jazz (hints of Xhol & Out Of Focus), via psych onto a wild tongue-in-cheek raunchy blues, etc. Originally on the Pilz label, © 1971. 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.
# JULY - JULY (Music On Vinyl MOVLP1947: 180g vinyl) LP £23.00 - Pre-Jade Warrior, featuring Tom Newman. Sounds like Barrett era Pink Floyd with lots of prog touches, hints of Czar, Raw Material, Jade Warrior (of course!), but mostly very psychedelic! © 1968.
KAIAMBÁ - MADE IN BRAZIL (New Music - Green Tree GTR 148-1) LP £14.00 - Excellent little-known album by this Brazilian trippy psychedelic band with Gong connections. Recorded in 2006, released in 2014.
KARABA - SCHWESTER MONDREAL (Klangschutz Schallplatten: GF) LP £20.00 - Great second album by the trippy Munich fusion band (features Embryo's Marja Burchard on one track). © 2018.
KARABA - LIVE IN VIENNA (Adansonia Records AR 039) LP £23.00 - Excellent live in Vienna, Austria (15/11/2019). Numbered edition of 240 copies. Includes download code. © 2020.
KLUSTER - KLOPFZEICHEN (Bureau B BB 110: RE) LP £22.00 - Trio of Schnitzler/Moebius/Roedelius. Their 1971 debut of fantastic dark avant-garde Krautrock.
KLUSTER - ZWEI OSTEREI (Bureau B BB 111: RE) LP £22.00 - Manic echo avant-garde industrial krautrock, pre-Cluster with Konrad Schnitzler. 2nd LP, also from 1971.
KROKODIL - SWEAT AND SWIM (Bacillus 9861015: GF) 2LP £32.00 - Acclaimed as the Swiss answer to Man, with elements of Groundhogs & Nektar, in a bluesy spiced rock music. © 1973.
THE ROLF KÜHN GROUP - TOTAL SPACE (MPS 0214251MSW) LP £20.00 - Legendary 1975 experimental jazz fusion session featuring Joachim Kuhn, Daniel Humair, Philip Catherine, Gerd Dudek, etc.
# THE LAND OF YRX - FORGET THE LESSONS OF THE PAST! (SELECTED CASSETTE RECORDINGS MAY 1983 - AUGUST 1984) (Polytechnic Youth PY136) LP £10.00 - First ever vinyl LP release by The Land Of Yrx, a compilation of tracks from their classic era!
LAUGHING HANDS - DOG PHOTOS (B.F.E Records BFE 059) LP £22.00 - 2nd album (© 1991) from Australian industrial experimental outfit, with Paul Schütze before he went solo. Think abstract Throbbing Gristle, Dome, Brian Eno, etc.
MISSUS BEASTLY - SPACE GUERILLA (Schneeball 00011: GF) LP ex+/ex £45.00 - Last album from the 1970s by this Kraut-fusion band related to Embryo. © 1978.
MISSUS BEASTLY - BREMEN 1974 (Garden of Delights LP 018) LP £20.00 - Excellent quality live, with unique line-up featuring Eddy Marron from Dzyan! Just 3 big tracks - all unique! 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet.
MOEBIUS & PLANK - RASTAKRAUT PASTA (Bureau B BB048: RE) LP £20.00 - Take the Cluster, Neu!, Kraftwerk type sound & mix in a bit of dub, reggae & other things. Unique! © 1980.
MOEBIUS & PLANK - MATERIAL (Bureau B BB049: RE) LP £20.00 - This ventures to rockier realms, sometimes close to Heldon. © 1981.
THE MOTHMEN - PAY ATTENTION! (On-U Sounds LP 2) LP ex+/vg+ £50.00 - The Mothmen's debut (© 1981) is a rare UK Krautrocky classic, with Can, Metabolist, & very cleverly twisted funk/dub ala Public Image Ltd. or Suns Of Arqua.
NICK MOTT - ALMOST ENTIRELY OF NERVES AND BLOOD (Lumberton Trading Company LUMB006) 7" m/m £10.00 - Former member of Volcano The Bear. Numbered limited edition (this is copy 93/100) 1-sided single plus art print. P&P = 3 units.
FRITZ MÜLLER ROCK - KOMMT (Roth-Handle 6.23159) LP ex/ex £20.00 - Aka Eberhard Kranemann (early Kraftwerk member). Very much a mixed bag, with heavy psychedelic sounds, hints of new-wave, rock satire & Zappa-like madness. © 1977.
NEU! - NEU! 75 (Grönland LPGRONIII: GF,RE) LP £17.00 - The embryo of La Dusseldorf: Dinger, Rother, Dinger & Lampe. Varied album with all sorts of Neu! & Rother solo styles. © 1975.
THE NEW BLOCKADERS/PUTREFIER - SCHLEIFMITTELBÖGEN (Birthbiter 09) LP m/m £12.00 - My notes "Sounds like someone's put a microphone in a cement mixer on a building site, along with glass, bricks & metal, all recorded with shrill intensity". Your personal experience may differ! © 2007.
NEW TROLLS - CONCERTO GROSSO PER 1 (Cetra/Vinyl Magic VMLP 129: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £23.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Green Coloured Vinyl" Classic collaboration with Luis Bacalov, a soundtrack LP.
NURSE WITH WOUND - TO THE QUIET MEN FROM A TINY GIRL (United Dirter DPROMLP152: yellow vinyl) LP £20.00 - LP #2, with guest Jac Berrocal.
ODE TO MARILYN - ODE TO MARILYN (Svart SRE130) LP £21.00 - Reissue of the mega-rare Scandia Records release from 1973, inc. Antero Honkanen, Edward Vesala, etc. Percussion, instruments & electronics, recorded underground! © 1974.
MIKE OLDFIELD - TUBULAR BELLS (Virgin V2001: 2nd pressing) LP ex/ex+ £6.00 - The Mike Oldfield classic! With guests: Viv Stanshall, Jon Field, Lindsay Cooper, etc. © 1973.
MIKE OLDFIELD - OMMADAWN (Virgin V2043: IN) LP ex/ex £5.00 - © 1975.
# OSANNA - L'UOMO (Fonit Cetra LPP 440: GF) LP ex+/vg £15.00 - 1971 debut, complex heavy & jazzy edged progressive with flutes & guitars to the fore, Italian & English vocals, akin to New Trolls. 1991 "Limited Edition by Vinylmagic".
OSANNA - PALEPOLI (Vinyl Magic VM LP 127: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £23.00 - "Limited Edition Clear Red Coloured Vinyl" Osanna's finest (& most unusual) album, © 1972. P&P = 7 units.
PELL MELL - MARBURG (Bacillus 9922815) LP £24.00 - Early German progressive with a strong classical edge. © 1972. Apparently on 180g red vinyl, but not willing to check!
PELL MELL - FROM THE NEW WORLD (Long Hair LHC121) LP £17.00 - 2nd album, much more symphonic prog styled, with strong arrangements & classic adaptations. © 1973.
RICHARD PINHAS - RHIZOSPHERE (Bureau B BB 279) LP £20.00 - Richard's solo debut (© 1977) is like Heldon "Interface" but without guitar, instead a real heavy dose of synths!
RICHARD PINHAS - ICELAND (Bureau B BB 393) LP £22.00 - 3rd solo (© 1980). Hautingly bleak & chillingly beautiful synths & guitar.
RICHARD PINHAS - L'ETHIQUE (Bureau B BB 293) LP £19.00 - Pinhas' ultimate album featuring the mighty "Dedicated to K.C.". © 1982.
PROBE 10 - THERE IS A UNIVERSE (Lion Productions LION LP-129) LP £22.00 - 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.
PULSAR - BIENVENUE AU CONSEIL D'ADMINISTRATION (Musea FGBG 2020: IN) LP £12.00 - A very different ballet performance soundtrack, with different Pink Floyd angles (a bit of "Animals" era sound), punky Arachnoid edges. Excellent & full of surprises. © 1981.
QUAD - QUAD (Sulatron st1704) LP £15.00 - Limited stocks of this totally tripped-out instrumental album from Gary Ramon of Sun Dial with guitars, sitar, electronics, drums, etc. © 1997.
MICHEL REDOLFI - SONIC WATERS, UNDERWATER MUSIC 1979-1987 (Sub Rosa SR493V) LP £20.00 - Collection of works from his "Sonic Waters" releases. The liner notes say it is new unreleased mixes, & although much of it may sound familiar from the old releases a lot does seem to be new and different.
RITMIA - FORSE IL MARE (Robi Droli RD 003) LP ex/ex £26.00 - 1986 Italian cross-culture folk/ethnic mix, 4 long tracks towards Canzionere Del Lazio.
SHAUN ROBERT - ATAVIST / ENVELOP (Institute For Alien Research IFAR001) 7" £2.50 - A bizarre lengthy single of sonic art construction, it reminds me of some Asmus Tietchens, freeform H.N.A.S. & that weirdo File Under Pop single that Rough Trade issued. Nurse With Wound fans may like it too. © 2019.
SANTANA - CARAVANSERAI (CBS S 65299: GF) LP ex/vg+ £5.00 - Santana's most esoteric but powerful album, with dual guitars overdose!
SBB - NOWY HORYZONT (Muza SX 1206: red labels) LP vg-ex+/ex £16.00 - 2nd LP, recorded in 1975. Dazzling guitar mixes with space-rock & Mahavishnu Orchestra fusion.
GÜNTER SCHICKERT - UBERFALLIG (Bureau B BB 96: RE) LP £22.00 - Master echo-guitarist, a pioneer of the genre alongside Manuel Gottsching, but working in darker realms, with stranger moods in his art. A unique concoction! © 1979.
CONRAD SCHNITZLER - PARACON (THE PARAGON SESSION OUTTAKES 1978-1979) (Bureau B BB355) LP £20.00 - Excellent previously unreleased sessions at Peter Baumann's studio in 1978-1979.
SHIGGAJON - SELA (El Paraiso EPR026) LP £15.00 - Excellent Danish trippy drone/dirge rock with wandering violin, sounding somewhat like Pärson Sound meets Tony Conrad, & the stranger stuff on Archimedes Badkar II album. © 2015.
SILOAH - SUKRAM GURK (Garden of Delights LP 033: 1xBT) LP £20.00 - 2nd LP (1972), more hippy blues-rock than stoned DÜÜl-isms on this one, with hints of Ainigma, early Jane, Necronomicon, though pretty amateurish & untogether. Nice organ & good jamming trips. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.
SKY MUSIC - A TRIBUTE TO TERJE RYPDAL VOL. 2 (Rune Grammofon RLP 2195) LP £19.00 - Project instigated by Henry Kaiser with an all-star cast of Scandinavian & American talent, presenting two bigger, more improvised Rypdal jazz-rock works on this one. Includes CD version.
SMOTE - DROMMON (Rocket Recordings Launch247) LP £22.00 - Limited green & black splatter vinyl. Great mantric drone rock, in International Harvester meets freaky Krautrock vein.
SOFT MACHINE - DROP (Sireena SIR 4025: coloured vinyl,GF) LP £22.00 - Live during their German tour in autumn 1971. Rare line-up with Phil Howard on drums. © 2009.
# SONDE - EN CONCERT (Music Gallery Editions MGE 14: IN) LP ex/ex £50.00 - Canadian electroacoustic ensemble, largely using their own instruments & sound sculptures. A collection of live recordings: Montreal (13/7/1977) & Toronto (14+17/1/1978).
SONGS OF NORWAY - DESPITE THE CLOAK (Beta-lactum ring mt058a) LP £20.00 - Volcano the Bear alter-ego project of Aaron Moore & Nick Mott = freeform abstractions, duets & trios, scuttle & writhe. This is one of a limited number that come with a bonus 7" EP (mt058b). P&P = 7 units!
STERN-COMBO MEISSEN - WEISSES GOLD (Amiga 8 55 636: blue labels) LP ex+/vg £13.00 - Classic DDR symphonic spacey progressive. 2nd album, © 1979.
SUPERFJORD - FOR THE MOMENT VOL. 1 (Strange Fish twenty four) LP £16.00 - Excellent space rock with a Krautrocky feel. Sealed copy, may be on black or coloured vinyl. © 2021.
TAMMLES - TAMMLES (Escalibur BUR 810) LP ex/ex+ £20.00 - Obscure 1980's Breton folk band, very varied & highly creative mix of trad & originals, bit Malicorne-like.
TYLL - SEXPHONIE (Mental Experience MENT004: RM) LP £15.00 - Eccentric Krautrock underground with folky & psychedelic touches, sometimes close to Floh De Cologne & Eulenspygel. © 1975. Contains liner notes & Teflon Fonfara interview by Alan Freeman.
URBAN SAX - URBAN SAX 2 (Wah Wah Records LPS153: RM) LP £18.00 - 2nd album, Parts 3 & 4 of the "Urban Sax" opus. © 1978. Comes with a 24 page booket & DVD. P&P = 7 units.
URBAN SAX - SPIRAL (Wah Wah Records LPS155: RM) LP £18.00 - 4th album (© 1991), full sax lead orchestra with vocals, vibes, bass & organ. Another classic! Comes with 24 page booket & DVD featuring extracts from the "Inside" DVD. P&P = 7 units.
VANGELIS - CHARIOTS OF FIRE (Polydor POLS 1026) LP vg+-ex/vg £3.50 - 1982 version with "Accademy Award. Best Original Score 1981" on front cover.
VOLCANO THE BEAR - GOLDEN RHYTHM/INK MUSIC (Rune Grammofon RLP 3127) LP £15.00 - Their last album (includes recordings from 2006 & 2008). © 2012. With download voucher.
WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - BAUER PLATH (ZYX OHR 70035-1) LP £14.00 - 3rd album (© 1972), with Jurgen Dollase, Jerry Berkers, Harald Grosskopf, etc.
WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - DER JESUSPILZ - LIVE! (Sireena SIR 4045) LP £22.00 - Excellent concert document (circa 11/1971) from the Cosmic Buskers! © 2018.
WONDERLAND BAND - Nº 1 (Polydor 2371 125) LP m/vg £60.00 - Outrageous psych-progressive by Achim Reichel & Frank Dorstal circa 1970. Elements of The Mothers, early Jade Warrior, "Atom Heart Mother" period Pink Floyd & those unique Reichel songs.
YES - GOING FOR THE ONE (Atlantic K50379: triple-GF,IN) LP vg-ex+/ex £4.00 - 1977 album, with the return of Rick Wakeman. With very lavish triple fold-out cover.
THIERRY ZABOITZEFF - PROMETHEE (Cryonic INC 1154) LP ex+/ex+ £30.00 - Rare debut solo from Art Zoyd member. Weirder & darker than Art Zoyd of the same era, & electronic based.
FRANK ZAPPA - THE STRING QUARTET (Flashback 04.89.0104-33) LP m/ex+ £50.00 - Rare splatter vinyl bootleg (© 1989). The Mothers Of Invention feat. Wild Man Fischer live in Fullerton (8/11/68).
Note: most vinyl is very limited, often with only one copy in stock!
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