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

 

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AGITATION FREE - FRAGMENTS (MIG 01083 LP: mintgreen vinyl) LP £21.00 - Classic Agitation Free reunion live & session from 1974. Includes the only known documents featuring Chris Franke & Micky Duwe with the band!

AMON DÜÜL - PARADIESWARTS DÜÜL (Ohr OMM 56.008-6: RM) LP £25.00 - 3rd LP (© 1971), an acid folky trip, with hints of Can & "Sandoz In The Rain". Plus "Eternal Flow" from their Ohr single. © 2022. Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue.

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!

#  ARDO DOMBEC - ARDO DOMBEC (Garden of Delights LP 037: GF,4xBT) LP £20.00 - Bluesy/jazz & varied prog with 2 very different lead singers, between Creative Rock & McChurch Soundroom, with roots from BS&T, Chicago type brassy rock. Pilz LP. © 1971. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.

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.

#  BIRTH CONTROL - OPERATION (Ohr OMM 56.015-6: GF) LP £25.00 - "Back to the master tape" reissue of their 2nd album (© 1971), released on Charisma in UK! P&P = 7 units.

BIRTH CONTROL - HOODOO MAN (Music On Vinyl MOVLP1523: 180g vinyl,GF) LP £24.00 - Classic heavy experimental progressive. Outrageous cover! © 1972. P&P = 7 units.

TIM BLAKE - CRYSTAL MACHINE (Culture Factory 783 191: translucent blue vinyl) LP £27.00 - Legendary synth/space-music album by "Hi T Moonweed". © 1977.

IAN BODDY - PHOENIX (Something Else SER 001) LP new/ex £15.00 - One of the UK's top synthesists. On this much more energetic synth LP Ian ventured towards Mark Shreeve realms. © 1986.

BRAINTICKET - PSYCHONAUT (Lilith LR312C: clear 180g vinyl) LP £20.00 - 2nd album (also 1971). This was more your typical trippy progressive, with actual songs & compositions, sometimes in the vein of early Hawkwind, yet often closer to Quintessence & Group 1850.

PETER BRYNGELSSON - VIA (Slask SLALP 001: IN) LP ex+/ex £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.

JEFF CARNEY - IMPERFECT SPACE JOURNEYS (Lion Productions LP-179) 2LP £22.00 - Extended edition of the 1980s cassette release of mostly extended synth works of the "Berlin school" type, with Hoenig, Schulze, Nightcrawlers, David Prescott similarities. © 1988.

MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - BOARDER STATE (Melodia C90 31377 004) LP m/m £15.00 - With elements of Peter Frohmader/Asmus Tietchens' electro-experimental rock. © 1991.

CHÊNE NOIR - ORPHÉE 2000 (Heavenly Sweetness HS150VL) LP £19.00 - Wonderful French cosmic theatrical prog with female vocals. © 1976.

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.

#  EELA CRAIG - EELA CRAIG (Garden of Delights LP 019: GF) LP £20.00 - Obscure 1971 debut. Krautrocky blues & classical rock/psych/underground hybrid. Essential 1970's prog. Plus bonus tracks: "Stories/Cheese" single. 2000 copy numbered edition with 20-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.

#  EJWUUSL WESSAHQQAN - EJWUUSL WESSAHQQAN (Garden of Delights LP 016: 2xBT) LP £20.00 - Munich 1975 underground. German Oak/Bodkin/Ainigma realms & beyond! Trips to freaky Embryo/Xhol realms, cosmic & classical rock like Arzachel & Second Hand, etc. 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet.

EMBRYO - OPAL (Ohr OMM 56006-2: RM,GF) LP £25.00 - Classic pioneering fusion (ex-Amon Düül II), breaking out of the psychedelic, blues, jazz & rock, & making something radical & new. Note: this is from a different master tape & mix than that of the original LP.

#  EMBRYO - FATHER, SON & HOLY GHOSTS (Garden of Delights LP 042: GF) LP £23.00 - LP #3, Burchard & Bunka plus Dave King & Siggi Schwab (Dauner's Et Cetera), has Embryo in a more accessible condensed format, more Krautrock than jazzy, & refreshingly different! © 1972. 1000 copy numbered edition with 44-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.

EMBRYO - LA BLAMA SPAROZZI (Schneeball 1028/830281: GF) 2LP £32.00 - Documenting Embryo's adventures in North Africa. 2 very different LP's, one of lop-sided ethno-punk experiments, the other with more traditional world music concoctions. © 1982. P&P = 8 units.

EMTIDI - SAAT (Pilz 20 29077-6: GF) LP £27.00 - Not really a folk album, nor exactly cosmic rock, but a rare unique music transcending both genres, with the superb Dolly Holmes. Also features Dieter Dierks on percussion, bass & Mellotron. Originally released on Pilz in 1972.

#  EPIDERMIS - JUNE 1975 (Garden of Delights LP 039) LP £20.00 - Excellent originally unreleased album by this Krautrock era prog-rock band, with quite a bit of Gentle Giant influence. 1000 copy numbered edition with 20-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.

EPSILON - MOVE ON (Bacillus 9860711: GF) LP £26.00 - 2nd album, a much more varied collection of hard-rock, psych & folky tracks. © 1971.

#  FAITHFUL BREATH - FADING BEAUTY (Garden of Delights LP 030) LP £20.00 - Long lost progressive debut by German 1970's band. Just 2 big LP-side works, in that dreamy end of German hard-rock, with lots of big majestic instrumentals, & odd songs delivered in heavy German accents. 1000 copy numbered edition with 40-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.

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 - (Bureau B BB391) LP £23.00 - Archive material, rock & avant-garde invention of high Krautrock calibre. Both have the original Bridget Riley artwork.

FAUST - PUNKT. (Bureau B BB392) LP £23.00 - Definitive version of the originally unreleased "Faust V", containing quite different version/mixes to material found on "Munic & Elsewhere" & never before released material (excepting this disc in the recent Faust box set).

#  FLOH DE COLOGNE - FLIEßBANDBABYS 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!

FREE / SLOPE - BLISSFUL REPETITIONS (Polytechnic Youth PY138: clear vinyl) LP £15.00 - Swedish solo multi-instrumentalist Daniel Fridlund Brandt working in the minimal motorik vein, with Harmonia, Kraftwerk, Rother, La Düsseldorf influences. © 2022.

#  GILA - GILA "FREE ELECTRIC SOUND" (Garden of Delights LP 044: GF) LP £23.00 - Gila's 1971 debut. The best LP Pink Floyd never made! Imagine a mix of cosmic "Umagumma" styles, Ash Ra Tempel & Popol Vuh. This is widely regarded as one of the finest Krautrock albums. 2000 copy numbered edition with folded poster & 20-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.

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.

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.

JUKKA HAURU & SUPERKINGS - POP LIISA LIVE IN STUDIO 02 (Svart SRE002) LP £20.00 - High flying guitar-fronted instrumental fusion from Finland. Live on 10/10/1973.

HELDON - ALLEZ-TEIA (Bureau B BB 281) LP £20.00 - Aka "Heldon II", the duo of Richard Pinhas & Georges Grunblatt in a largely moody frame of mind, with Frippian guitar tones, lots of Mellotron & electronics.

HELDON - THIRD, IT'S ALWAYS ROCK 'N' ROLL (Bureau B BB 282: GF) 2LP £28.00 - Extravagant double album that crosses Fripp & Eno with space-rock & psychedelic! Richard Pinhas with guests: Gilbert Artman, Georges Grunblatt, Patrick Gauthier, Jean-My Truong & Ariel Kalma. © 1975.

HELDON - 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 - 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.

#  JADE WARRIOR - JADE WARRIOR (Repertoire REP 2285 V180: GF) LP £18.00 - 1st album (© 1971) by this really unique British band, blending rock, folk, oriental styles. Originally issued on Vertigo. 180g vinyl.

#  JOY UNLIMITED - REFLECTIONS (Garden of Delights LP 022) LP £20.00 - 3rd LP, with Joy Fleming being replaced by Ken Traylor, akin to Colosseum, Gravy Train, Raw Material, etc. Plus bonus tracks: "Early Morning Moanin/Proud Angelina" single. 1000 copy numbered edition with 16-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.

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.

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 B​F​E​ 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.

#  LIGHTSHINE - FEELING (Garden of Delights LP 008) LP £20.00 - Legendary Krautrock rarity, typically Teutonic with heavy/spacey/eccentric style, hints of Jane, Bacillus bands, etc. © 1976. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.

#  MISSUS BEASTLY - MISSUS BEASTLY (Garden of Delights LP 012: GF) LP £20.00 - Strangely off-key, out-on-a-limb, jazz/bluesy psych sounds, kinda Hendrix gone Kraut meets Embryo & Dauner. Very dated, but nicely so! © 1970. 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet. Aka "Nara Asst Incense".

#  MISSUS BEASTLY - DR. AFTERSHAVE AND THE MIXED-PICKLES (Garden of Delights LP 020) LP £20.00 - As the first LP on the independent collective April Records, it set the trend for a whole new sub-culture of German jazz-fusion, left-field, creative & experimental, drawing all sorts of elements in a fresh vibrant new brew. It also featured three Embryo musicians as guests. 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet.

#  MISSUS BEASTLY - SPACE GUERILLA (Garden of Delights LP 040: GF) LP £20.00 - Last album from the 1970s by this Kraut-fusion band related to Embryo. © 1978. 1000 copy numbered edition with 24-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 9 units.

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.

ARE MUNDAL - NOCTURNAL PERAMBULATION (Telesterion Records 003: IN) LP £18.00 - Dark industrial experimental suites, sounding like a time portal back to the 1980s. © 2020.

#  MYTHOS - DREAMLAB (Die Kosmischen Kuriere KM 58.016: RM) LP £25.00 - Classic 1972 album of cosmic flute led space-rock, with lots of synths, Mellotron, dark VdGG/Floyd/Focus realms. Brand new "back to the master tape" reissue.

NEU! - NEU! 75 (Grönland LPGRONIII: GF,RE) LP £17.00 - The embryo of La Dusseldorf: Dinger, Rother, Dinger & Lampe. Varied album with all sorts of Neu! & Rother solo styles. © 1975.

THE NEW BLOCKADERS/PUTREFIER - SCHLEIFMITTELBÖGEN (Birthbiter 09) LP m/m £9.00 - 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.

NINE DAYS WONDER - NINE DAYS WONDER (Bacillus 9861916) LP £24.00 - These were totally out & radical Krautrock fusion, complex, eccentric, beyond Message! Lots of complex changes, rock & jazz schizopheria akin to classic Zappa. Their 1971 debut. With Hipgnosis cover design.

NINE DAYS WONDER - ONLY THE DANCERS (Bacillus 9860919: GF) LP £26.00 - 3rd album, more sophisticated with stronger, yet still strange, songs. Features Dave Jackson (Van der Graaf Generator) & Steve Robinson (2066 & Then) as guests. These may be on coloured vinyl.

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.

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.

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.

#  RUPHUS - NEW BORN DAY (Karisma KAR162LPC2: GF,white vinyl) LP £26.00 - Classic debut (© 1973) by this Norwegian progressive band, with male & female vocals, heavy & spacey parts, lots of keyboards, towards the first Earth & Fire with a touch of Sandrose, etc.

SANTANA - CARAVANSERAI (CBS S 65299: GF) LP ex/vg+ £5.00 - Santana's most esoteric but powerful album, with dual guitars overdose!

SBB - NOWY HORYZONT (Muza SX 1206: red labels) LP vg-ex+/ex £16.00 - 2nd LP, recorded in 1975. Dazzling guitar mixes with space-rock & Mahavishnu Orchestra fusion.

GÜNTER SCHICKERT - UBERFALLIG (Bureau B BB 96: RE) LP £22.00 - Master echo-guitarist, a pioneer of the genre alongside Manuel Gottsching, but working in darker realms, with stranger moods in his art. A unique concoction! © 1979.

CONRAD SCHNITZLER - PARACON (THE PARAGON SESSION OUTTAKES 1978-1979) (Bureau B BB355) LP £20.00 - Excellent previously unreleased sessions at Peter Baumann's studio in 1978-1979.

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.

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.

TAIVAANVUOHI - POP LIISA LIVE IN STUDIO 04 (Svart SRE002) LP £20.00 - Excellent Finnish fusion band with all sorts of influences including a great Zappa cover. Live on 5/12/1973.

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.

#  TETRAGON - STRETCH (Garden of Delights LP 004) LP £20.00 - Unreleased 1971 archives. Excellent instrumental classical rock, kinda Krautrock twist on Italian bands of the era, nods to ELP, Egg, Canterbury, etc. Includes a cover of John McLaughlin's "Dragon Song". 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.

#  TIN PAN ALLEY - TIN PAN ALLEY (Garden of Delights LP 041: GF) LP £20.00 - Aka Irmin's Way (Kissing Spell CD release) under the band's real name, to quote our Cosmic Egg rom "In the classic tradition of Krautrock bands of the era, they drew on all sorts of influences, notably the cosmic side of Pink Floyd, somewhat close to Belgian's Dragon, or towards Gäa's psychedelic space-tripping". 1000 copy numbered edition with 8-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 7 units.

TRACE IMPRINT - GOLITHA FALLS (private) LP £12.00 - Avant-collage and ambient/noise experimental, somewhat in the LAFMS sound art type of field. © 2021.

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.

#  VITA NOVA - VITA NOVA (Garden of Delights LP 014: 2xBT) LP £20.00 - Eddy Marron (pre-Dzyan) 1971 album. Kinda Egg melded with Italian psych & Embryo, Arzachel meets New Trolls & Dzyan?! Also features Sylvester Levay (nowadays known for film soundtrack work). 1000 copy numbered edition with 4-page LP-sized booklet.

VOLCANO THE BEAR - GOLDEN RHYTHM/INK MUSIC (Rune Grammofon RLP 3127) LP £15.00 - Their last album (includes recordings from 2006 & 2008). © 2012. With download voucher.

WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - BAUER PLATH (ZYX OHR 70035-1) LP £14.00 - 3rd album (© 1972), with Jurgen Dollase, Jerry Berkers, Harald Grosskopf, etc.

WITTHÜSER & WESTRUPP - DER JESUSPILZ - LIVE! (Sireena SIR 4045) LP £22.00 - Excellent concert document (circa 11/1971) from the Cosmic Buskers! © 2018.

WONDERLAND BAND - Nº 1 (Polydor 2371 125) LP m/vg £60.00 - Outrageous psych-progressive by Achim Reichel & Frank Dorstal circa 1970. Elements of The Mothers, early Jade Warrior, "Atom Heart Mother" period Pink Floyd & those unique Reichel songs.

#  XHOL CARAVAN - ELECTRIP (Garden of Delights LP 045) CD £23.00 - Underground Krautrock fusion & psychedelic masterwork! One part Mothers "Uncle Meat/King Kong" with electric sax & one part early Kraut: Faust/Nosferatu/Alcatraz vein. Intensive & radical. Plus their "Planet Earth/So Down" single! 2000 copy numbered edition with 68-page LP-sized booklet. P&P = 10 units.

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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