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# 637

October 23, 2014

 

Hi, folks,

Today's newsletter is a continuation of the Anonymous Collection Sale. Anonymous, who is one of your fellow Artist Shop Newsletter subscribers, has decided that he now has more music in his collection than he can ever listen to in a lifetime and has decided to break the ties to a large part of it while donating a his proceeds to charity. In his mother's memory, part of that will go to the American Cancer Society. Also benefiting will be the St. Jude Children's Reasearch Hospital and the Unicef International Children's Fund.

Below you'll find a list of books and CDs for sale. Anonymous is a real progressive music fan and the majority of the CDs from his collection are imports. As you browse the CDs, you'll notice we still have quite a way to go before we reach the end of the alphabet!!! Below is a list of books, DVDs and CDs being let go at a nice price. You'll also find this list posted at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm . I should mention that for each title below, there is only ONE copy available. So if you see something you want, let me know right away.

If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.

 

The Anonymous Collection




Books

Ambient - The ambient century - From Maher to Moby, the evolution of sound in the electronic age ....Book $12
Beck, Jeff - Crazy Fingers - The Definitive Unauthorized Biography of Jeff Beck ....Book $12
Carpenters - Carpenters The Untold Story ....Book $12
Chicago - Street player: My Chicago story ....Book $12
Genesis - Genesis - The evolution of a Rock band ....Book $12
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Power Passion & Beauty - Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra ....Book $12
Paastorius, Jaco - Jaco - Anniversary Edition (+ 2 CDs) ....Book $12
Pink Floyd - Shine One - A Book to Accompany the CD Box Set ....Book $12
Procol Harum - Procol Harum - Beyond the pale ....Book $12
Rock - Rock: The primary text developing a musicology of Rock ....Book $12
Simon & Garfunkel - The Biography - Simon & Garfunkel ....Book $12
Who, The - The Who - Maximum R & B ....Book $12
Yes - Beyond & before - The formative years of Yes ....Book $12



DVDs

Abba - The definitive collection ....DVD $12
John Abercrombie - Live New York City (w/Peter Erskine Bob Mintzer & John Patitucci) ....DVD $12
America - In concert Ohne Filter ....DVD $12
America - Live Soundstage - Chicago ....DVD $12
Tori Amos - Fade to red - Video collection (2DVD) ....2DVD $17.99
Jon Anderson - Tour of the universe ....DVD $12
Arena - Smoke & mirrors ....DVD $12
Ashra - Correlations in concert ....DVD $12
Asia - Best of Asia - The DVD Collection ....DVD $12
Bad Company - Live Wembley ....DVD $12
Jack Bruce - Jack Bruce & friends Live ....DVD $12
Camel - Curriculum vitae ....DVD $12
Camel - Footage II ....DVD $12
Camel - Pressure points live in concert ....DVD $12
Can - DVD [2DVD + CD] ....2DVD + CD $22.99
Eric Clapton - Eric Clapton & friends: In concert ....DVD $12
Eric Clapton - Legends live Montreaux (w/Steve Gadd Marcus Miller Joe Sample & David Sanborn) ....DVD $12
Eric Clapton - This Song for George - Japan Tour 2001 - Budokan ....DVD $12
Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar Festival (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 (3DVD) ....3DVD $22
Joe Cocker - Cry Me a River ....DVD $12
Phil Collins - Finally‡the Final Farewell Tour (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Colosseum - Complete Reunion Concert Cologne 1994 ....DVD $12
Colosseum - In Concert 1971 ....DVD $12
Chick Corea - Rendezvous in N.Y.: 10 DVD Box Set ....10DVD Set $50
Larry Coryell - A retrospective (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Crosby Stills & Nash - The DVD Collection [3DVD] ....3DVD $22
Crowded House - Farewell to the world [2DVD] ....2DVD $17
Bob Dylan - No direction home (2DVD) ....2DVD $17

Electric Light Orchestra - Zoom Tour live ....DVD $12
Keith Emerson - Moscow ....DVD $12
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Birth of a band: Isle of Wight Festival ....DVD $12
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Live Montreaux ....DVD $12
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Pictures at an Exhibition Lyceum - London ....DVD $12
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Welcome back ....DVD $12
Brian Eno - 14 video paintings ....DVD $12
Peter Erskine - Live at Jazz Baltica ....DVD $12
Fairport Convention - 35th anniversary concert (PAL Region 0) ....DVD $12
Fairport Convention - Beyond the ledge ....DVD $12
Fairport Convention - Live at the Marlowe Theatre - Canterbury ....DVD $12
Faust - Impressions [DVD + CD] ....DVD + CD $17
Fish - Return to childhood ....DVD $12
Flairck & Corpus - Circus Hiëronymus Bosch [PAL Region 0] ....DVD $12
John Fogerty - Austin city limits ....DVD $12
John Fogerty - The long road home ....DVD $12
Genesis - Inside Genesis '70-'80 (2 DVD + book) ....2DVD + Book $22
Genesis - Live in Poland (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Gentle Giant - Giant in the box [DVD + CD] ....DVD + CD $17
Gong - Classic Rock Legends ....DVD $12
Grateful Dead - The closing of Winterland (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Grateful Dead - The Grateful Dead Movie (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Steve Hackett - Bremen Broadcast Musikladen 1978 ....DVD $12
Steve Hackett - Once above a time ....DVD !2
Roy Harper - Beyond the door [DVD + CD] ....DVD + CD $!7
Jimi Hendrix - Live at Woodstock (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Allan Holdsworth - Allan Holdsworth ....DVD $12
Bruce Hornsby - Three nights at the town (w.The Noisemakers) ....DVD $12
Keith Jarrett - Tokyo solo ....DVD $12
Jethro Tull - Jack in the Green - Live in Germany: Recorded Between 1970-1993 ....DVD $12
Jethro Tull - Nothing is easy: Live Isle of Wight ....DVD $12
Elton John - 60 live Madison Square Garden [2DVD] ....2DVD $17
Elton John - Dream ticket box (4DVD) ....4DVD $26
Elton John - The red piano box [2DVD + 2CD] ....2DVD + 2CD $26

Par Lindh - In concert live - Poland [DVD + CD] ....DVD + CD $17
Marillion - Somewhere in London (2DVD) ....2DVD $17

Jaco Pastorius - Live & outrageous Montreal ....DVD $12
Pendragon - Concerto maximo ....DVD $12
Pink Floyd - London '66/'67 [DVD + CD] ....DVD + CD $17
Police - Certifiable Live - Buenos Aires [2DVD + 2CD] ....2DVD + 2CD $26
Police - Synchronicity concert ....DVD $12
Queen - Greatest video hits I & II [2DVD] ....2DVD $17
Queen - Rock Montreal & Live Aid (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Renaissance - Turn of the cards / Sheherazade & other stories [DVD + 2CD] ....DVD + 2CD $22
Paul Rodgers - Live at Udo Music Festival ....DVD $12
Roxy Music - More than this The story of Roxy Music ....DVD $12
Rush - Live in Rio (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Rush - R30 2 DVD + 2 CD + 2 Plectrum box set ....2DVD + 2 CD $29
Rush - Replay X3 3 DVD + CD Box Set ....3CD + CD $26
Rush - Time machine Blu-Ray ....Blu-Ray $14
Carlos Santana - Greatest hits live at Montreaux ....DVD $12
Carlos Santana - Hymns for peace Montreaux [2DVD] ....2DVD $17
Klaus Schulze - Rheingold: Live Loreley (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Sigur Ros - Heima (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Transatlantic - Live in Europe 2 DVD ....2DVD $17

U2 - 360° The Rose Bowl 2 DVD ....2DVD $17
U2 - Go home Live - Slane Castle Ireland ....DVD $12
U2 - Live Boston 2 DVD ....2DVD $17
U2 - PopMart live Mexico (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
U2 - Vertigo '05 Live from Chicago ....DVD $12
Vantage Point - Resolution (w/Simon Phillips) ....DVD $12
Various - Go ride the music & West pole (w/Jefferson Airplane & Quicksilver Messenger Service Grateful Dead etc.) ....DVD $12
Various - Knebworth live (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Various - Krautrock Meeting (Amon Duul II Jane Epitaph Guru Guru Karthago Birth Control 2DVD) ....DVD $12
Various - Live 8 (4D) ....4DVD $26
Various - Live Aid [4DVD] ....4 DVD $26
Various - The drum pad's 20th anniversary (w/Terry Bozzio Chad Wackerman 2D) ....2DVD $17
Various Artists - Dear Mr. Fantasy - A Celebration for Jim Capaldi ....DVD $12
Who - Listening to you Isle of Wight ....DVD $12
Who - The kids are alright (2D) ....2DVD $17
Who - The Vegas job ....DVD $12
Who - Tommy & Quadrophenia live [3DVD] ....3DVD $22
Steve Winwood - Back in the high life ....DVD $12
Yes - Acoustic/Yesspeak ....DVD $12
Yes - Greatest video hits ....DVD $12
Yes - Songs from Tsongas (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Yes - Yes The new director's cut (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Neil Young - Heart of gold (2DVD) ....2DVD $17
Neil Young - Red Rocks live ....DVD $12
Neil Young - Silver & gold ....DVD $12



CDs

Acqua Fragile - Acqua Fragile ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Aranjuez ....CD $9
Ashra (Manuel Gottsching) - Correlations ....CD $9
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Banco del Mutuo Soccorso ....CD $9
Colin Bass (Camel) - In the meantime ....CD $9
David Bowie - Sound & Vision (4CD box set) ....4CD Box Set $24
Bunny Brunnel - Dedication (w/Vinnie Colaiuta Chick Corea Mike Stern) ....CD $9
Francois Faton Cahen (Magma Zao) - Great winds ....CD $9
Francois Faton Cahen (Magma Zao) - La fievre monte ....CD $9
Francois Faton Cahen (Magma Zao) - The world of Faton: Colibri ....CD $9
Juan Manuel Canizares - Punto de encuentro ....CD $9
Conspiracy (Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood) - Conspiracy ....CD $9
Curved Air - On Air - Live at the BBC ....CD $9
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - Camino ....CD $9

David Darling (Terje Rypdal) - Eight string religion ....CD $9
David Darling (Terje Rypdal) - The Tao of cello ....CD $9
Elton Dean - Into Nierika ....CD $9
Elton Dean - Just us (w/Mike Ratledge Roy Babbington) ....CD $9
Elton Dean - Moorsong ....CD $9
Elton Dean - QED ....CD $9
Elton Dean - Rumours of an accident ....CD $9
Elton Dean - Silent knowledge ....CD $9
Elton Dean - The mind in the trees (w/Hugh Hopper) ....CD $9
Elton Dean - Two's & threes ....CD $9
Elton Dean & Mark Hewins - Bar Toque ....CD $9
Deboco (W/Jean-pascal Boffo) - DeBoCo ....CD $9
Delivery (Phil Miller Pip Pyle) - Fools meeting ....CD $9
Sandy Denny - Sandy ....CD $9
Deus Ex Machina - Imparis ....CD $9
Devil Doll - Dies irae ....CD $9
Devil Doll - Eliogabalus ....CD $9
DifÍcil Equilibrio - Flood ....CD $9
DifÍcil Equilibrio - Trayecto ....CD $9
Disclipline - Push & profit ....CD $9
Disclipline - Unfolded like staircase ....CD $9
Discus - Tot licht! ....CD $9
Djabe - Djabe ....CD $9
Djabe - In the footsteps of Attila & Genghis (w/Steve Hackett) [2CD] ....2CD $14
Djabe - Slices of life ....CD $9
Djabe - Tancolnak e kazlak ....CD $9
Djabe - Unplugged New Orleans (2CD) ....2CD $14
Djabe - Witchi tai to ....CD $9
Djam Karet - New Dark Age ....CD $9
Djam Karet - Collaborator ....CD $9
Djam Karet - Live Orion ....CD $9
Djam Karet - No commercial potential (2CD) ....2CD $14
Djam Karet - The ritual continues ....CD $9
Nick Drake - Family tree ....CD $9
Nick Drake - The sweet suggestions of the Pink Moon (Book + CD) ....CD + Book $14
Marc Ducret - Gris ....CD $9
Marc Ducret (Bobby Previte) - News from the front ....CD $9
Duello Madre - Duello Madre ....CD $9

East (Janos Varga) - Huseg ....CD $9
East (Janos Varga) - Jatekok ....CD $9
East of Eden - East of Eden ....CD $9
East of Eden - Graffito ....CD $9
Edhels (Marc Cecotti) - Angel's promise ....CD $9
Edhels (Marc Cecotti) - Still dream ....CD $9
edition Speciale - Allee des tilleuls ....CD $9
Eela Craig - Missa universalis ....CD $9
Eela Craig - Symphonic rock (One niter + Hats of glass) ....CD $9
Electric Sandwich - Electric sandwich ....CD $9
Elegant Simplicity - Moments of clarity ....CD $9
Elegant Simplicity - Palindrome ....CD $9
Elegant Simplicity - Purity & dispair ....CD $9
Elegant Simplicity - Reversal of time ....CD $9
Elegant Simplicity - The nature of change ....CD $9
Elegant Simplicity - The story of our lives ....CD $9
Eloy - Visionary ....CD $9
Embryo - Live in Berlin ....CD $9
Embryo - One Night in Barcelona [2CD] ....2CD $14
Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra - Embryo & Yoruba Dun Dun Orchestra ....CD $9
Embryo Featuring Charlie Mariano - For Eva ....CD $9
Embryo Featuring Charlie Mariano - Surfin' ....CD $9
Emtidi - Saat ....CD $9
The Enid - Final noise ....CD $9
The Enid - Live at Hammersmith V.1 ....CD $9
The Enid - Something wicked this way comes ....CD $9
The Enid - Tears of the Sun ....CD $9
The Enid - The spell ....CD $9
The Enid - The white godess ....CD $9
Brian Eno - Another day on Earth ....CD $9
Brian Eno - Discreet music ....CD $9
Brian Eno - More music for films ....CD $9
Brian Eno - Music for films ....CD $9
Brian Eno - Sonora portraits (Book + CD) ....CD + Book $14
Brian Eno - Thursday afternoon ....CD $9
Brian Eno / David Byrne - Everything that happens will happen today ....CD $9
Brian Eno / Robert Fripp - The equatorial stars ....CD $9
Errata Corrige - Sigfried il drago ....CD $9
Eurock Magazine Cdrom Book - The Golden Age - A history of European Progressive Music Visual CD ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - Big fun ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - Let the juice loose ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - Petit blonde ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - Soul insinder ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - SoulBop Band: Live (2CD) ....2CD $14
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - Soulgrass ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - The alternative man ....CD $9
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis John Mclaughlin) - The gambler ....CD $9
Exclusive Raja - Insubmersible ....CD $9
Exclusive Raja - Off the map ....CD $9

Fairport Convention - Jewel in the Crown ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - Live at Broughton Castle - Moat on the Ledge ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - 25th anniversary concert (2CD) ....2CD $14
Fairport Convention - Acousticity down under ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - Fairport convention ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - Festival Cropedy '02 (2CD) ....2CD $14
Fairport Convention - From Cropredy to Portmeirion ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - Journeyman's grace (2CD) ....2CD $14
Fairport Convention - Red & gold ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - Rising for the moon ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - The Airing Cupboard Tapes '71-'74 ....CD $9
Fairport Convention - Who knows ? 1975 - The Woodworm Archives Vol. 1 ....CD $9
Far East Family Band - Nipponjin ....CD $9
Far East Family Band - Parallel world ....CD $9
Far East Family Band - Tenkujin ....CD $9
Far out (Far East Family Band) - Far Out ....CD $9
Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma - Híbridos ....CD $9
Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma - La paciencia de Job ....CD $9
Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma - Sol central ....CD $9
Festa Mobile - Diario di viaggio della Festa Mobile ....CD $9
Finisterre - In limine ....CD $9
Finisterre - In ogni luogo ....CD $9
Finisterre - La meccanica naturale ....CD $9
Finisterre - Live Ai margini della terra fertile ....CD $9
Finisterre - Storybook (Live Progday '97) ....CD $9
Fish (Marillion) - A kettle of Fish (AUTOGRAPHED!!) ....CD $14
Fish (Marillion) - Fellini days ....CD $9
Fish (Marillion) - Internal exile ....CD $9
Fish (Marillion) - Raingods with zippos ....CD $9
Fish (Marillion) - Sashimi (2CD) ....2CD $14
Fish (Marillion) - Sunsets of empire-Special Limited Edition (2CD) ....2CD $14
Flasket Brinner - Flasket Brinner ....CD $9
Floh De Cologne - Flieabandbabys beat-show ....CD $9
Floh De Cologne - Geyer symphonie ....CD $9
Floh De Cologne - Lucky streik ....CD $9
Floh De Cologne - Profitgeier ....CD $9
Flower Kings - Alive on Planet Earth (2CD) AUTOGRAPHED!!! ....2CD $19
Flower Kings - Back in the world of adventures ....CD $9
Flower Kings - Flower power A journey to the hidden corners of your mind (2CD) ....2CD $14
Flower Kings - Retropolis ....CD $9
Flower Kings - Space revolver [Autographed!] ....CD $14
Flower Kings - Stardust we are (2CD) ....2CD $14
Flower Kings - The sum of no evil (2CD) ....2CD $14
Flower Kings - Unfold the future (2CD) ....2CD $14
Flying Colors (Steve Morse Neil Morse Mike Portnoy) - Flying colors ....CD $9
Focus - Hocus pocus (The best of‡) ....CD $9
Focus - In & out of Focus ....CD $9
Focus - Live BBC ....CD $9
Focus - Mother focus ....CD $9
Focus - Ship of memories ....CD $9
Formula 3 - La grande casa ....CD $9
Formula 3 - Sognando e risognando ....CD $9
Freedom - Black on white ....CD $9
Edgar Froese - Aqua ....CD $9
Edgar Froese - Beyond the Storm [2CD] ....2CD $14
Edgar Froese - Stuntman ....CD $9
Fruupp - Future Legends ....CD $9
Fruupp - The prince of heaven's eyes + Modern masquerades ....CD $9
Fulano - El infierno de los payasos ....CD $9
Fulano - En el búnker ....CD $9
Fulano - Fulano ....CD $9
Fulano - Trabajos inútiles ....CD $9

George Harrison - Living in the material world [CD + DVD] ....CD + DVD $14
Locanda Delle Fate - Bloom live! [CD + DVD] ....CD + DVD $14
Paul Mccartney - Good evening New York City [2CD + 2 DVD] ....2CD + 2 DVD $22
Ozric Tentacles - Sunrise Festival CD + DVD ....CD + DVD $14
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Anthology (Box) 3 CD + DVD ....3CD + DVD $22
Sbb - Behind the Iron Curtain 2CD + DVD Box Set ....2CD + DVD $19
Roine Stolt (Flower Kings) - The Flower King ....CD $9
Richard Thompson (Faiport Convention) - Walking on a wire 1968 - 2009 (4CD Box Set) ....4CD Box Set $24



And now here's the list of books and CDs from the start of the sale that are still available. The price has been dropped, so get them while you can!



Books

ABBA - Abba - The complete guide to their music ....Book $10
ABBA - Abba - Unplugged ....Book $10
Avant Rock - Avant Rock - Experimental music from the Beatles to Bjork ....Book $10
Beatles - The Beatles diary - Volume 2: After the breakup '70-'01 ....Book $10
Beck, Jeff Group - Truth!... : Rod Stewart, Ron Wood & Jeff Beck ....Book $10
Bowie, David - Bowie in Berlin - A new career in a new town ....Book $10
Bowie, David - We could be heroes - The stories behind every David Bowie song ....Book $10
Bruce, Jack - Jack Bruce - Composing himself ....Book $10
Bryan Ferry - Olympia Tour programme ....Book $10
Bush, Kate - The secret history of Kate Bush (& the strange art of Pop) ....Book $10
Clapton, Eric - Eric Clapton - The complete guide to his music ....Book $10
Cocker, Joe - Joe Cocker - The authorized biography ....Book $10
Coryell, Larry - Improvising - My life in music ....Book $10
De Burgh, Chris - Chris De Burgh - From spark to a flame ....Book $10
De Burgh, Chris - Chris De Burgh - The authorized biography ....Book $10
Doors - The Doors ....Book $10
Drake, Nick - Nick Drake - The biography ....Book $10

Folk Rock - Eight miles high: Folk-Rock's flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock ....Book $10
Gabriel, Peter - The secret life of Peter Gabriel ....Book $10
Genesis - Counting out time - Genesis, The worldwide discography (Volume 1) ....Book $10
Genesis - Genesis - The complete guide to their music ....Book $10
Hendrix, Jimi - Jimi Hendrix - The Complete Guide to His Music ....Book $10
Jarrett, Keith - Keith Jarrett - The man & his music ....Book $10
Jazz - The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz (3rd Edition) ....Book $10
Jazz - The illustrated encyclopedia of Jazz (2nd Edition) ....Book $10
Jazz - What to listen for in Jazz + CD ....Book $10
Jazz Rock - A brief history of Jazz Rock ....Book $10
Jefferson Airplane - Got a revolution - The turbulent flight of Jefferson Airplane ....Book $10
John, Elton - Elton John: The visual documentary ....Book $10

Knebworth - Knebworth Programme - Genesis, Brand X, Devo, etc. ....Book $10
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin - The Complete Gude to Their Music ....Book $10
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin - The story behind the band & their music '68-'80 ....Book $10
Manfred Mann - Mannerisms - The five phases of Manfred Mann ....Book $10
Marillion - Art Print Marillion Marbles ....Art Print $10
Marillion - Art Print variation on Script for a Jester's Tear album cover - autographed by band members ....Art Print $20
Marillion - Marillion: In words & pictures ....Book $10

Police - Walking on the Moon - The untold story of The Police & the rise of New Wave Rock ....Book $10
Progressive - Essential mini-guide to Progressive Rock past & present - 40 yrs of history ’66-‘06 ....Book $10
Queen - Queen - The new visual documentary ....Book $10
Queen - Queen, The early years ....Book $10
Rock - Love is the song we sing - San Francisco nuggets '65-'70 ....Book $10
Rock - The Haight-Ashbury: A history ....Book $10
Rock - The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock (7th Edition) ....Book $10
Rock - The space between the notes: Rock & the counter-culture ....Book $10
Rock - White bicycles - Making music in the '60s ....Book $10
Rock Psychedelic - Turn on your mind - Four decades of great Psychedelic Rock ....Book $10
Rolling Stones - Rolling Stones Complete Discography ....Book $10
Roxy Music - Re-make / Re-model: Becoming Roxy Music ....Book $10
Santana, Carlos - Carlos Santana - Back on top ....Book $10
Stewart, Rod - Rod Stewart - The new biography ....Book $10
Stewart, Rod - Rod Stewart - The visual documentary ....Book $10
Summers, Andy - One train later ....Book $10
Taylor, James - Long ago & far away - James Taylor, his life and music ....Book $10

U2 - U2 - The complete guide to their music ....Book $10
U2 - U2 by U2 ....Book $10
Velvet Undergound - The Velvet Underground, an Illustrated history of A walk on the wild side ....Book $10
Velvet Undergourd - Seeing the light - Inside The Velvet Underground ....Book $10
Who - Anyway, anyhow, anywhere - The complete chronicle of The Who ....Book $10
Who - The Who - The complete guide to their music ....Book $10
Winwood, Steve - Steve Winwood - Roll with it ....Book $10
Yardbirds - The Yardbirds ....Book $10
Yes - Close to the edge - The story of Yes ....Book $10



CDs

Mick Abrahams - Mick Abrahams ....CD $8
Mick Abrahams - See My Way ....CD $8
Absolute Zero (Pip Pyle) - Crashing Icons ....CD $8
After Crying - 6 ....CD $8
After Crying - De Profundis ....CD $8
After Crying - Fold es eg ....CD $8
After Crying - Overground Music ....CD $8
After Crying - Show ....CD $8
Agora - 2 ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - From the Basement ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - Heartware ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - Noise of Art ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - Oil in the Family ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - Pleasure Point ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - Profile ....CD $8
Jan Akkerman - Puccini’s Cafe ....CD $8
Alesini & Andreoni (+ Sylvian / Jansen / Karn / Torn) - Marco Polo II ....CD $8
Daevid Allen - Now is the Happiest Time of Your Life ....CD $8
Altair - Altair ....CD $8
Altair - Fantasias Y Danzas ....CD $8
Sergio Alvarez - Pasaje a La Revelacion ....CD $8
Vicente Amigo - Ciudad De Las Ideas ....CD $8
Vicente Amigo - De Mi Corazon Al Aire ....CD $8
Vicente Amigo - Paseo De Gracia ....CD $8
Vicente Amigo - Poeta ....CD $8
Vicente Amigo - Vivencias Imaginadas ....CD $8
Andromeda - Definitive Collection (2d) ....2CD $13
Anglagard - Buried Alive ....CD $8
Anyone's Daughter - Danger World ....CD $8
Anyone's Daughter - Piktors Verwandlungen ....CD $8
Anyone's Daughter - Requested Documents, Live (2d) ....2CD $13
Area - Gli Dei Se Ne Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano! ....CD $8
Area - International Popular Groupbox (Book + Cd) ....CD + Book $13
Arena - Breakfast in Biarritz (2d) ....2CD $13
Arena - Contagion ....CD $8
Arena - Contagious ....CD $8
Arena - Contagium ....CD $8
Arena - Cry, The ....CD $8
Arena - Inmortal? ....CD $8
Arena - Live ....CD $8
Arena - Pepper's Ghost ....CD $8
Arena - Pride ....CD $8
Arena - Songs from the Lion's Cage ....CD $8
Arena - Visitor ....CD $8
Arena - Welcome to the Stage ....CD $8
Arti & Mestieri - Estrazioni ....CD $8
Arti & Mestieri - Murales ....CD $8
Asturias - Bird Eyes View ....CD $8
Average White Band - The Best of ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers - Bananamour ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers - Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers - Rainbow Takeaway ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers - Sweet Deceiver ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers - Whatevershenbringwesing ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers & the Whole World - Shooting at the Moon ....CD $8
Kevin Ayers, Cale, Eno & Nico - June 1, '74 ....CD $8
Azabache - Dias De Luna ....CD $8

Balleto Di Bronzo - Ys ....CD $8
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Io Sono ....CD $8
Banda Elastica - Catalogo De Tiraderos ....CD $8
Nik Bartsch - Hishiryo, Piano Solo ....CD $8
Nik Bartsch - Ronin: Live '12 (2d) ....2CD $13
Colin Bass (Camel) - Live, Polskie Radio 3 (2d) ....2CD $13
Colin Bass (Camel) - Planetarium (W/Jozef Skrzek) ....CD $8
Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten & Steven Bailey) - Bass Extremes 2 ....CD $8
Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten & Steven Bailey) - Just Add Water ....CD $8
Greg Bendian - Interzone: Myriad ....CD $8
Greg Bendian - Requiem for Jack Kirby ....CD $8
Jeff Berlin - Aneurythms ("Ace of Bass") ....CD $8
Greg Bissonnette - Gregg Bissonnette ....CD $8
Ketil Bjornstad - Remembrance ....CD $8
Blackfield (Steve Wilson) - Welcome to My Dna ....CD $8
Blocco Mentale - Poa ....CD $8
Blodwyn Pig (Mick Abrahams, Jack Lancaster) - Ahead Rings Out ....CD $8
Blodwyn Pig (Mick Abrahams, Jack Lancaster) - Getting to This ....CD $8
Blodwyn Pig (Mick Abrahams, Jack Lancaster) - The Basement Tapes ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Carillons ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Infini ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Jeux De Nains ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - La Boite a Musique ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Nomades ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Offrande ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Parfum D'etoiles ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Rituel ....CD $8
Jean-pascal Boffo - Vu Du Ciel ....CD $8
Graham Bond - Holy Magick + We Put Our Magick on You ....CD $8
Graham Bond - Sound of '65 + There’s a Bond Between Us ....CD $8
Eduardo Bort - Bort ....CD $8
David Bowie - Best of Bowie 3cd ....3CD $17
David Bowie - Live (2d) ....2CD $13
Tim Bowness & Peter Chilvers - California Norfolk ....CD $8
Boxhead Ensemble - Dutch Harbor (Soundtrack) ....CD $8
Boxhead Ensemble - Niagara Falls ....CD $8
Boxhead Ensemble - The Last Place to Go ....CD $8
Boxhead Ensemble - Two Brothers ....CD $8
Terry Bozzio & Billy Sheehan - Nine Short Films ....CD $8
Brainticket - Adventure ....CD $8
Brainticket - Alchemic Universe ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - Selections from the Symphonies ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - Songs ’77-‘79 ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 3 ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 5 ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 6 ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 8 & 10 ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - The Ascension ....CD $8
Glenn Branca - The World Upside Down ....CD $8
Broselmachine - Broselmachine ....CD $8
Jack Bruce - Somethin Els ....CD $8
Bill Bruford - Go Between (W/New Percussion Group of Amsterdam) ....CD $8
Bill Bruford - Gradually Going Tornado ....CD $8
Bill Bruford - If Summer Had Its Ghosts (W/Ralph Towner) ....CD $8
Bill Bruford & the World Drummers Ensemble - A Coat of Many Colors [Dual Disc] ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - A Part, and Yet Apart ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - All Heaven Broke Loose ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Dig? ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Earthworks ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Random Acts of Hapiness (Live) ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Stamping Ground (Live) ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - The Sound of Surprise ....CD $8
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Underground Orchestra 2cd ....2CD $13
Bunny Brunnel - Cafe Au Lait ....CD $8
Bunny Brunnel - For You to Play ....CD $8
Bunny Brunnel - Ivanhoe (W/Chick Corea, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke) ....CD $8
Bunny Brunnel - L.a. Zoo ....CD $8
Bunny Brunnel - Touch (W/Daniel Goyone, Chick Corea) ....CD $8

Can - Flow Motion ....CD $8
Can - Landed ....CD $8
Can - Unlimited Edition ....CD $8
Juan Manuel Canizares - Suite Iberia ....CD $8
Capitolo 6 - Frutti Per Kagua ....CD $8
Caravan - All over You ....CD $8
Caravan - Better by Far ....CD $8
Caravan - Blind Dog at St. Dunstans ....CD $8
Caravan - Canterbury Comes to London, Live - the Astoria ....CD $8
Caravan - Cunning Stunts ....CD $8
Caravan - Ether Way Peel Sessions '75-'77 ....CD $8
Caravan - Surprise Supplies ....CD $8
Caravan - The Show of Our Lives ....CD $8
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - 5 ....CD $8
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Basse Contra Basse ....CD $8
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Conversations ....CD $8
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Le Band ....CD $8
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Le Band: Play ....CD $8
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Le Band: Rhythm 'n Jazz ....CD $8
Carpe Diem - Cueille Le Jour ....CD $8
Carpe Diem - En Regardant Passer Le Temps ....CD $8
Casiopea - 20th Anniversary, Best Of… (2) ....2CD $13
Casiopea - Main Gate ....CD $8
Casiopea - We Want More ....CD $8
Cast - Al-bandaluz (2d) ....2CD $13
Cast - Angels & Demons ....CD $8
Cast - Beyond Reality ....CD $8
Cast - Endless Signs ....CD $8
Cast - Four Aces ....CD $8
Cast - Imaginary Window ....CD $8
Cast - Landing in a Serious Mind ....CD $8
Cast - Legacy ....CD $8
Cast - Mosaique (2d) ....2CD $13
Cast - Nimbus ....CD $8
Cast - Originallis (2d) ....2CD $13
Cast - Sounds of Imagination ....CD $8
Cast - Third Call ....CD $8
Catapilla - Changes ....CD $8
Philip Catherine - Blue Prince ....CD $8
Philip Catherine - Guitar Groove ....CD $8
Philip Catherine - Quartet: Live ....CD $8
Philip Catherine - Summer Night ....CD $8
Dennis Chambers - Graffitti ....CD $8
Cherry Five [Goblin] - Cherry Five ....CD $8
Cluster - Live Usa - First Encounter Tour 1996 ....CD $8
Cluster - Zwei-osterei ....CD $8
Vinny Colaiuta - Jing-chi ....CD $8
Vinny Colaiuta - Jing-chi Live ....CD $8
Collage - Basnie ....CD $8
Collage - Changes ....CD $8
Collage - Moonshine ....CD $8
Collage - Safe ....CD $8
Conspiracy (Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood) - The Unknown ....CD $8
Contraction - Contraction ....CD $8
Chick Corea - Akoustic Band: Summer Night Live ....CD $8
Corte Dei Miracoli - Corte Dei Miracoli ....CD $8
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Box Set (6 Cds + Booklet) ....6CD Box Set $30
David Cross (King Crimson) - Exiles [+ Bonus Track] ....CD $8
Vedres Csaba (After Crying) - Mire Megvirrad, Stanislawski Dalok ....CD $8
Vedres Csaba (After Crying) - Townscream: Nagyvarosi ....CD $8
Curved Air - Masters from the Vaults ....CD $8
Curved Air - Air Cut ....CD $8
Curved Air - Airborne ....CD $8
Curved Air - Alive '90 ....CD $8
Curved Air - Lovechild ....CD $8
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - The Wild Unit 1 ....CD $8
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - The Wild Unit 2 ....CD $8
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - Wolves (Soundtrack) [No Tray Card] ....CD $6
Danny Seraphine (Chicago) - CTA California Transit Authority ....CD $8



Now you may ask yourself, if those titles are being let go at a 'nice price,' were there also some rarities in the collection that demand a 'not quite as nice price?' And the answer is yes. There are some that are just a few dollars more and some that are 'a bit higher.' If you're interested, here is the list of books by subject followed by a list of the DVD and CD artists.



Book Subjects

Akkerman, Jan
Banks, Tony
Bowie, David
Bush, Kate
Clapton, Eric
Collins, Phil
Crosby Stills Nash Young
Flamenco
Genesis
Gentle Giant
Hackett, Steve
Jazz
King Crimson
Philllips, Anthony
Pink Floyd
Rock
Rock Progressive
Rutherford, Mike
Tangerine Dream
Triana
Yes



DVD Artists

After Crying
Jan Akkerman
Jack Bruce
Cabezas de Cera
Camel
Eric Clapton
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Fish
Genesis
Gentle Giant
David Gilmour
Manuel Gottsching
Hawkwind
Gary Husband
IQ
Jean Michel Jarre
Elton John & Billy Joel
Kenso
Greg Lake
Marillion
No-Man
Eugene Pao
Supersister
UFO
Yes
Pete York



CD Artists

Agora
Jan Akkerman (Focus)
Daevid Allen (Gong)
Alusa Fallax
Sergio Alvarez
Vicente Amigo
Amon Duul II
The Ancient Veil (Eris Pluvia)
Arti & Mestieri (Beppe Crovella, Furio Chirico)
Ash Ra Tempel (Manuel Göttsching)
Ashra (Manuel Gottsching)
Asturias
Kevin Ayers
Azabache
Azahar
Bachdenkel
Balleto Di Bronzo
Banda Elastica
Peter Bardens (Camel)
Baricentro
Syd Barret
Colin Bass (Camel)
Jeff Berlin (Bruford, Kazumi Watanabe)
Bi Kyo Ran
Biglietto Per L'inferno
Ketil Bjornstad
Bloque
Blue Effect (Modry Efect, M. Efekt)
Bondage Fruit
Bonfire
Brainstorm
Buon Vecchio Charlie
Burnin' Red Ivanhoe
Francois Faton Cahen (Magma, Zao)
I Califfi
Dirk "Mont" Campbell (Egg, Hatfield & the North, National Health)
Juan Manuel Canizares
Caravan
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood)
Alfredo Carrion
Casiopea
Cast (Alfonso Vidales)
Catapilla
Catharsis
Marc Ceccotti (Of Edhels)
Celeste
Cervello
Chac Mool (Jorge Reyes)
Circus (Blue Motion)
Cluster
Coil
Collage
Jean-pierre Como (Sixun)
Companyia Electrica Dharma
Contraction
Craft
David Cross (King Crimson)
Vedres Csaba (After Crying)
Decibel
Dedalus
Deus Ex Machina
Devil Doll
Discus
Djabe
Djam Karet (Gayle Ellett)
Dom
Marc Ducret (Bobby Previte)
East (Janos Varga)
Edgar Allan Poe
Edhels (Marc Cecotti)
Edition Speciale
Eela Craig
Eiliff
Ejwussl Wessahqqan
Embryo
Enbor
The Enid
Brian Eno & John Cale
Brian Eno & Various Artists
Eno, Moebius & Roedelius
Errata Corrige
Errobi
Eulenspygel
Bill Evans (Sax) (Miles Davis, John Mclaughlin)
Ezra Winston
Fairport Convention (Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson)
Jose Luis Fernandez Ledesma
Finisterre (Hostsonaten, La Maschera Di Cera)
Fish (Marillion)
Flairck
Fragil
Freedom
Frumpy
Fulano
Gentle Giant
Manuel Gottsching (Ash Ra Tempel)
Jethro Tull




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# 636

October 12, 2014

 

Hi, folks,

If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.  Also be sure to check out the Anonymous Collection Sale at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm .

In Today's Newsletter

DGM: King Crimson
Alucard: Gentle Giant
Ryko/WEA/ADA: Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, Robert Wyatt, Genesis, Neil Young, Liv Kristine, Circa Survive
Manticore: Keith Emerson & Greg Lake
Radiant: Flying Colors
Papabear: Levin Brothers
Esoteric: Andy Jackson, FM, The Moody Blues, Bill Nelson, Tony Patterson & Brendan Eyre, Pelican, Bo Street Runners, Winter in Eden
Caroline: Rush, Marianne Faithfull, The Doors, Thompson, The Rolling Stones, Shawn Phillips, Al Di Meola, George Duke
MoonJune: Marbin, Moraine, The Sours
Wounded Bird: Herbie Hancock, Eleventh House featuring Larry Coryell, Paul Butterfield's Better Days, Weather Report, Linda Thompson, Melanie, Atlantic Family Live At Montreux, Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival, Hubert Laws
Real Gone Music: Grateful Dead, Stories, Dick Wagner, Kerry Chater, Christmas Classics, , Rick Wakeman, Dream Academy, Ides of March, Esther Phillips, Cass Elliot, Gene Rains
BGO: Mahavishnu Orchestra, Dixie Dregs, Incredible String Band, James Gang, Terry Reid, Lee Ritenour, Kenny Loggins, Dory Previn, The Dillards, Eric Andersen, Jimmie Spheeris, Gary Burton Quartet, Freddie Hubbard, Hubert Laws
Audio Fidelity: Blood Sweat & Tears, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Eric Clapton, Peter Paul & Mary, Wendy Carlos, Mike Bloomfield-Al Kooper-Steve Stills, George Benson


DGM

Coming Soon!!!

King Crimson/The Elements of King Crimson [Limited Edition] ....double CD $27.99

King Crimson/The Elements of King Crimson [Limited Edition] ....double CD $27.99

VERY LIMITED!!!

The Elements Of King Crimson is a special limited edition 'tour box' created exclusively for sale at King Crimson's concerts and via the band's official online outlets.  The set contains a 24 page tour booklet and two CDs containing extracts, elements from studio recordings, alternate takes, live tracks, rehearsals and finished recordings from 1969 - 2014 (much of it previously unreleased on CD).  This will disappear very quickly, so order your copy NOW!!!

CD 1
1) Wind Extract (1969, London) From 'Court' recording sessions.
2) I Talk To The Wind (23/07/1969, London) From 'Court' recording sessions.
3) Cadence and Cascade (03/02/1970, London, Greg Lake Vocals) From Poseidon recording sessions.
4) Cirkus (guitar extract) (11/09/1970, London) From Lizard recording sessions. Previously unreleased on CD.
5) Cirkus (10/08/1971, Live at the Marquee) From forthcoming release,Collectable KC Vol. 7.
6) Hoodoo (extract) (May, 2014, Elstree band rehearsals ) - Previously unreleased.
7) Sailor's Tale (08/09/1971, London) From Islands recording sessions. Previously unreleased on CD.
8) The Talking Drum (October, 1973, London) From Larks' Tongues In Aspic recording sessions. Steven Wilson alt mix.
9) Larks' Tongues In Aspic (extract) (May, 2014, Elstree band rehearsals) - Previously unreleased.
10) LTIA (extract) [David/Jamie] (16/01/1973, London). From LTIA recording sessions.
11) Fracture (23/11/1973, Amsterdam). Steven Wilson 2014 mix.
12) Fallen Angel (extract) [RF harmonics] (08/07/1974, London From Red studio sessions - Previously unreleased on CD.
13) Fallen Angel (July, 1974, London). From Red studio sessions.
14) 21 Century Schizoid Man (30/06/1974), Providence. From USA live recordings.
15) Starless (extract) [Mark] (08/07/1974, London). From Red studio sessions. Previously unreleased on CD


CD 2
1) Discipline (1981, London). From Discipline recording sessions. Alt take.
2) Three Headed Doom (part 1) (May, 2014, Elstree band rehearsals) - Previously unreleased.
3) Manhattan (Neurotica) (23/11/1981, Live at The Roxy, LA). From forthcoming release, Beat 40th anniversary CD.
4) Neal and Jack and Me (extract) (17/03/1982, London). From Beat recording sessions. Previously unreleased on CD.
5) Sleepless (Bearsville) From Three Of A Perfect Pair recording sessions (Steven Wilson mix). From forthcoming release, TOAPP 40th anniversary CD/DVD-A.
6) Sex, Sleep, Eat, Drink, Dream (rec session) (27/01/1994, Bath) - From THRAK recording sessions and on forthcoming release, THRAKBOXX.
7) THRAK (30/06/1996, Live at Shepherd's Bush) - Previously unreleased on CD.
8) Venturing Into Joy (edit) (May, 2014, Elstree band rehearsals) - Previously unreleased.
9) The Deception Of The Thrush (1998, USA) From West Coast Live, The ProjeKcts box.
10) Heaven & Earth (early edit) (14/05/2000, Nashville) ProjeKCt X; Construction Of Light recording sessions - Previously unreleased on CD.
11) Level Five (07/08/2008, Chicago, Live at Park West) - Previously unreleased on CD.
12) The Hell-Hounds of Krim (May, 2014, Elstree band rehearsals) - Previously unreleased.
13) Separation (edit) (2010, Berkhamsted) Jakszyk, Fripp, Collins sessions - Previously unreleased.
14) A Scarcity Of Miracles (2010, Berkhamsted) Jakszyk, Fripp, Collins sessions. Alt take.

 


Alucard

Coming Soon!!!

Gentle Giant/Live at the Bicentennial  ....double CD $16.99

Gentle Giant/Live at the Bicentennial  ....double CD $16.99

Classic 1970s progressive rock band has more music from the vaults!  Gentle Giant is delighted to present its first "official" live recording since 1976's “Playing the Fool Live."  Titled "Gentle Giant Live at the Bicentennial," the recording was taken from a concert on the eve of the United States' 200th Birthday - July 3rd 1976 at the Calderone Theater, Hempstead, Long Island, which was broadcast on radio station, WLIR.  There are no overdubs or other enhancements on this truly live recording. It features Gentle Giant unedited, uninhibited and unrepentant.  The concert features the best-remembered music from past recordings as well as rare songs from the album "Interview" which the band was supporting at that time.  "Gentle Giant Live At The Bicentennial" 1976 is a 2-CD set release available everywhere from Alucard Music, distributed in North America by Caroline.   Enjoy Gentle Giant Live at the Bicentennial!   Track listing:  Disc 1:   Intro/Just The Same, Proclamation/Valedictory, On Reflection, Interview, The Runaway/Experience, So Sincere:  Disc 2:  Excerpts from Octopus, Give It Back, Timing, Freehand.

 


Ryko/WEA/ADA

Coming Soon!!!

Jethro Tull/WarChild ....CD $17.99
Jethro Tull/WarChild [40th Anniversary Theatre Edition]  ....2 CD + 2 DVD $39.99

Jethro Tull/WarChild [40th Anniversary Theatre Edition]  ....2 CD + 2 DVD $39.99

Originally released in 1974, WarChild features one of the group's most prolific lineups and includes Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, John Evans, Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond and Barrie Barlow. Unlike its predecessors Thick As a Brick and A Passion Play which featured 40-odd minutes of continuous music, WarChild marked a return to songs of a more conventional length, including the FM-radio staple, Bungle in the Jungle. The new Theatre Edition unearths a trio of unreleased recordings: Tomorrow Was Today, Good Godmother, and a different arrangement of WarChild recorded after the version on the final album.   Fans intrigued by the appearance of WarChild Waltz on the 2002 reissue of WarChild will finally get the chance to hear the rest of the mostly orchestral music the band recorded for the soundtrack album. About 30 minutes was recorded during sessions in 1973 and 1974. Soon after, the music was consigned to the archives for 40 years until now.    In 1974, Jethro Tull announced plans for WarChild, a multi-faceted project that was to encompass a feature-length film, a soundtrack album, as well as a new album from the band. In October of that year, Tull released a 10-song album that would climb to #2 in the U.S. and the top 15 in the U.K., but the film and accompanying soundtrack were shelved. To commemorate the 40-year anniversary of this ambitious experiment, Parlophone revisits WarChild.  A new stereo remix of WarChild is available on single CD.    WarChild: The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition will be available as a limited edition 2-CD/2-DVD.  Highlights from the set include:
- Original album and bonus tracks (three previously unreleased), remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson.
- 10 orchestral pieces (nine previously unreleased) written for the film's soundtrack, 4 of which are remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson.
- Flat transfers of the original LP mix at 96/24, and the quadrophonic version (with 2 bonus tracks) in 4.0.
- The Third Hoorah promo footage, and footage from a January 1974 photo session/press conference where the WarChild project was announced.
- An 80-page booklet featuring an extensive history of the project, a film script synopsis, track-by-track annotations by Ian Anderson, plus rare and unseen photographs.

Pink Floyd/Endless River ....CD $16.99
Pink Floyd/Endless River [Deluxe Edition DVD] ....CD + DVD $28.99
Pink Floyd/Endless River [Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray] ....CD + Blu-Ray $31.99

Pink Floyd/Endless River ....CD $16.99

2014 15th studio album. David Gilmour & Nick Mason went back and completed previously unreleased material recorded with the late Rick Wright. Gilmour began work on this project by returning to some 20 hours of leftover material plus material recorded with Pink Floyd touring musicians Guy Pratt on bass, Jon Carin on keyboards and Gary Wallis on percussion. A portion of these original recordings became 'The Division Bell,' while the rest remained in the vaults. The album was co-produced with Phil Manzanera, Youth & Andy Jackson.   the  Deluxe 2-Disc Set CD + DVD version includes the album in 5.1 and stereo, plus non-album bonus material (39 min approx) 6 video tracks and 3 audio tracks. Also comes with 24-page deluxe hardback booklet, 3 collectors postcards, Stereo PCM, 5.1 Dolby Digital & 5.1 DTS. All audio 48kHz/24bit. Archive video material from standard definition source.   The Deluxe 2-Disc Set CD + Blu-ray version includes the album in high resolution 5.1 Stereo, plus non-album bonus material (39 min approx) 6 video tracks & 3 audio tracks. Also comes with 24-page deluxe hardback booklet, 3 collectors postcards, Stereo PCM, 5.1 DTS Master Audio and 5.1 PCM. All audio in high resolution 96kHz/24bit. Archive video material from standard definition source.

Robert Wyatt/Different Every Time ....double CD $16.99

Robert Wyatt/Different Every Time ....double CD $16.99

'Different Every Time' is a new compilation of the works of Robert Wyatt curated by Robert and biographer Marcus O'Dair. The double album features Disc 1 'Ex Machina,' the ideal introduction for the Wyatt novice, compiling tracks from his entire career and acting as a companion to O'Dair's new biography on Wyatt, also titled 'Different Every Time.' Disc 2 'Benign Dictatorships' brings together the best of Robert's collaborations and guest appearances, or, as Robert has it, 'benign dictatorships,' including some very special oddities and rarities available here for the very first time.

Genesis/Nursery Cryme ....CD $12.99 Genesis/Foxtrot ....CD $12.99 Genesis/Selling England by the Pound ....CD $12.99 Genesis/The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway ....double CD $16.99
Genesis/Nursery Cryme ....CD $12.99 Genesis/Foxtrot ....CD $12.99 Genesis/Selling England by the Pound ....CD $12.99 Genesis/The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway ....double CD $16.99

The Classic Albums - these are the four studio albums created by what fans consider the classic lineup of Genesis.  2008 mixes by Nick Davis & Genesis.

Neil Young/Storytone ....CD $18.99
Neil Young/Storytone [Deluxe Edition] ....double CD $20.99

Neil Young/Storytone ....CD $18.99

Storytone has 10 brand new compositions recorded live in the studio with a 92-piece orchestra, choir and Young. He took a different approach with this record, recording the songs on his own, in a solo-setting to creating compelling versions of the songs in a new light, resulting in a deeply personal emotional listening experience throughout the new record.   The deluxe edition of the album is a two-disc set with the original album and a second disc of solo recordings of the same songs.

Liv Kristine/Vervain ....CD $14.99

Liv Kristine/Vervain ....CD $14.99

Liv Kristine's fifth overall solo album Vervain unfolds as a dark rock masterpiece assembling terrific melodies, enthralling song structures and a world class voice. Haunting tunes, imaginative instrumentation and extraordinary creativity unite into the finest piece of music art eternalized in a perfect sound production. Like never before, the Norwegian born vocalist has seduced ears and minds under the cloak of such a variety of characters - all of them torn between darkness and light. Vervain is a true gift for the myriad of followers who have been there from the beginning.

Circa Survive/Descensus ....CD $14.99

Circa Survive/Descensus ....CD $14.99

Circa Survive, the progressive 5-piece rock band from Doylestown, Pennsylvania self-produced their fourth album Violent Waves at Studio 4 in suburban Philadelphia and have recently re-released it on Sumerian Records. Now they are back with their newest effort Descensus.  Hailed as a remarkably visceral live act since their foundation, Circa Survive began their career with a genre-bending debut in 2005 entitled Juturna. Written and recorded before the band had ever performed a live show together, Juturna showcased the band's raw energy with "Act Appalled," and future-fans were introduced to Circa Survive through glistening tracks "The Great Golden Baby" and "In Fear and Faith."  In 2007, the band followed-up with an acclaimed sophomore album, On Letting Go, which brought the brand into another realm of success. "The Difference Between Medicine and Poison Is in the Dose" and "In the Morning and Amazing" highlighted the band's strength as musicians and songwriters and poised them to be one of the most respected bands in rock music.  After nearly two years of non-stop touring with Coheed and Cambria, Thrice, and more including jaw-dropping performances at such varied music festivals as Coachella and Bamboozle, the band needed a much-deserved break.  Emerging after months of writing sessions and major life experiences, Circa Survive teamed with producer David Bottrill (Tool, Muse, King Crimson) and signed with major label Atlantic Records to release Blue Sky Noise in April 2010. The album debuted at #11 on the Billboard Top 200.  Two years later - with no record label or traditional distribution outlet - Violent Waves debuted at #15. Charged with the lead track "Birth of the Economic Hit Man" clocking in at over 7-minutes in length, vocalist Anthony Green proclaims "we've become everything we criticize" shunning the safe and traditional and introducing fans to the next chapter of Circa Survive history.  Now with their new album on deck, the machine that is Circa Survive, is showing no signs of slowing down.

Circa Survive/Violent Waves [Deluxe Edition] ....CD + DVD $15.99

Circa Survive/Violent Waves [Deluxe Edition] ....CD + DVD $15.99

Since their formation in 2004, Circa Survive has not only garnered critical acclaim in the rock genre, but has also developed a strong and devoted fan base. A remarkably volatile live act, Circa Survive has headlined numerous sold out tours while also sharing stages with an array of the most respected like-minded artists, including My Chemical Romance, Coheed & Cambria and Rise Against - amongst others. Furthermore, the band has been featured on tours such as Coachella, Bamboozle, Warped Tour and South by Southwest. On a regular basis Circa Survive continues to increase their fan base, perform at sold-out tours and make critically acclaimed music.

 


Manticore

Coming Soon!!!

Keith Emerson & Greg Lake/Live from Manticore Hall ....CD $18.99

Keith Emerson & Greg Lake/Live from Manticore Hall ....CD $18.99

Now available domestically at a lower price.  Live from Manticore Hall captures Emerson's & Lake's unique two man versions of a selection of well known material taken from across ELP's celebrated catalogue and also includes a version of King Crimson's I Talk to the Wind.  Tracks include:  From the Beginning, Introduction, I Talk to the Wind, Bitches Crystal, The Barbarian, Take a Pebble, Tarkus, Cest Le Vie, Pirates, Moog Solo / Lucky Man.  Recorded live in 2010.


Radiant

Available Now!!!

Flying Colors/Second Nature .....CD $16.99

Flying Colors/Second Nature .....CD $16.99

Flying Colors' second studio album, Second Nature. The finest in muso-prog-pop!    Flying Colors band members, Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (lead vocals), and Steve Morse (guitar), have created their second, slightly proggier album that Portnoy says he likes even better than the first! Perhaps Steve Morse summed it up best when he said, "This is an album full of many layers. The more you listen, the more you can hear. It's an album to keep listening to."   Teaming the talents of such heavyweight names as Deep Purple/Dixie Dregs/ex-Kansas guitarist Steve Morse, drummer Mike Portnoy (Transatlantic, Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater), Neal Morse (Transatlantic, Spock's Beard and a prolific solo artist), bass player Dave LaRue (Dixie Dregs, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and more) with a comparatively new talent, pop singer/songwriter Casey McPherson, the band challenged conventional wisdom about combining virtuoso music and melodic songwriting. Or, as the quintet's modus operandi was once memorably defined by founder Bill Evans, 'crafting new-fashioned music the old-fashioned way.'  Sporting stunning artwork from the legendary designer Hugh Syme (Rush, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Whitesnake) and bookended by two tracks of truly epic stature - 'Open Up Your Eyes' and the multiple-part 'Cosmic Symphony' - the album is every bit as breathtaking as the debut. Portnoy stresses that the music's proggier path was "not conscious at all." The drummer continues: "Direction was never even discussed. We just did what we do. I think perhaps not having a producer to 'trim the fat' possibly led to the songs breathing and expanding a bit more." Perhaps Steve Morse sums things up best with the statement: "This is an album full of many layers. The more you listen, the more you can hear. It's an album to keep listening to."

 

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Papabear

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Levin Brothers/Levin Brothers ....import CD $29.99

Levin Brothers/Levin Brothers ....import CD $29.99

Tony Levin has for the first time joined up with his brother, keyboardist Pete Levin (Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter) to make an album of the music they loved when they were children, the 'cool jazz' of the 1950s.  Includes a cover of the exquisite King Crimson ballad, Matte Kudasi.  Tracks:  Bassics, Brothers, Mysterioso, Not So Square Dance, Jumpin Jammies, Cello in the Night, Havana, Special Delivery, I Got Your Bach, Matte Kudasai (King Crimson cover), Ostropolya, Gimme Some Scratch, I Remember, When Sasha Gets the Blues; Bonus Tracks (exclusive to cd):   Brookline Boyz, Fishy Takes a Walk.

 

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Esoteric

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Andy Jackson/Signal To Noise ....import CD $26.99
Andy Jackson/Signal To Noise [Deluxe Limited Edition] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

Andy Jackson/Signal To Noise ....import CD $26.99

Esoteric Antenna is pleased to announce the release of "Signal to Noise," the new studio album by twice Grammy nominated Pink Floyd engineer Andy Jackson.   "Signal to Noise" is a fine, modern, progressive work, which draws on Andy Jackson's exemplary work as an engineer and producer.  Besides being an allusion to Andy's sound engineering background, the title refers to many of the lyrical themes of the album. Andy explains; "The album reflects on the sorting of what is important in life from the humdrum of everyday existence, and is in itself an analogy for the process of the creation of the album."  Andy Jackson began his career at Utopia Studios in London, training under James Guthrie, a relationship that continues to this day with the duo being co-pilots of Pink Floyd's sound.  Andy had success as a recording engineer at Utopia, including hits with Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays," before the call came from James Guthrie to follow him into the world of Pink Floyd, to work on the film of "The Wall," an offer he couldn't resist, having been a Floyd fan for many years. So started a relationship that continues to this day, (on albums such as "The Final Cut," "A Momentary Lapse of Reason," "The Division Bell," "Pulse," Roger Waters' "The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking," David Gilmour's "About Face," "On An Island," "Live in Gdansk"), resulting in two Grammy nominations for his work and Mix magazine's award for best live sound engineer for "Pulse" tour.  He is also engineer and a co-producer of the soon-to-be-released Pink Floyd album, "The Endless River."   Along side his work with Pink Floyd and wider work as an engineer, he has recorded three albums, recorded with friends, as a musician in his own right: "On the Surface," "Obvious" and "Mythical Burrowing Animals." All three works were ideas ahead of their time it would seem. He did find time along the way to produce work for other artists, including the seminal British Goth band Fields of the Nephilim. This again was the genesis of a relationship that would lead to the present day, after ex Nephilim Tony Pettitt asked Andy to join his new band The Eden House as guitarist. After three years with Eden House, Andy felt it was time to move on and embark on a new challenge of a completely solo album project. This has lead to the creation of the "Signal to Noise" album, a wonderful sonic experience that is sure to Andy Jackson heralded as a significant creative force in modern progressive music. The limited two-disc edition of the album includes a DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring a Quadrophonic Mix of "Signal to Noise" prepared at Astoria studio.

 

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FM/Nearfest 2006 [Deluxe Edition] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

FM/Nearfest 2006 [Deluxe Edition] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of the new, previously unreleased 2006 live CD and DVD by the legendary Canadian Progressive Rock band FM.   The band began life in 1976 with Cameron Hawkins (synthesisers, bass, vocals) and Nash the Slash (Jeff Plewman) (electric violin, mandolin, vocals) coming together as a duo, making an appearance on national TV in Canada in the Summer of 1976. By March 1977 FM became a trio with the addition of Martin Dellar on drums.  A series of albums followed, which saw the band enjoy a loyal following outside their homeland in the USA and Europe. Disbanding in 1994 progressive rock fans were delighted when FM reformed in 2006 to perform at the annual NearFest Festival at the Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The line-up featured Cameron Hawkins, Martin Dellar and Claudio Vena (viola, mandolin) and the performance saw FM perform classic material from their back catalogue.   Their stunning set was captured on video and audio and finally makes its long awaited appearance as a two-disc CD and DVD set (DVD is NTSC / Region Free).

The Moody Blues/The Magnificent Moodies [50th Anniversary Remastered and Expanded Edition] ....import CD $26.99
The Moody Blues/The Magnificent Moodies [50th Anniversary Deluxe Remastered Edition] ....import double CD $29.99

The Moody Blues/The Magnificent Moodies [50th Anniversary Remastered and Expanded Edition] ....import CD $26.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of the debut album by The Moody Blues, "The Magnificent Moodies."  Now associated as being pioneers of progressive orchestral rock, the Moody Blues had another life between 1964 - 1966, as one of Britain's finest rhythm and blues influenced acts. With a line-up of Denny Laine (guitar, vocals, harmonica), Ray Thomas (vocals, harmonica, flute), Mike Pinder (keyboards, vocals), Clint Warwick (bass, vocals) and Graeme Edge (drums), the band signed to a London based management company who leased recordings to Decca Records. Their second single, a cover version of Bessie Banks' 'Go Now!' was a huge chart success across the world. Their debut album, "The Magnificent Moodies" was released in1965 to great acclaim and tours with The Beatles eventually led them to become part of Brian Epstein's management stable. The band continued to record a series of singles, enjoying further chart hits in the UK and Europe, before Clint Warwick departed to be replaced by Rod Clark and then finally dissolving in the Autumn of 1966 and reinventing themselves stylistically with a new line-up including Justin Hayward and John Lodge.  This official 50th anniversary Deluxe edition includes the original album, re-mastered from the first generation master tapes, along with all the singles the band recorded between 1964 and 1966 and a previously unreleased take of 'Go Now!' The release includes an illustrated booklet and essay written by Mark Powell. This re-mastered edition of "The Magnificent Moodies" is a fine celebration of the formative years of one of Britain's greatest bands.

The Deluxe Edition includes the original album, re-mastered from the first generation master tapes, along with all the singles the band recorded between 1964 and 1966. Notably this collection includes 29 previously unreleased bonus tracks, including the band's entire July 1964 sessions at Olympic studios in London produced by Alex Murray, all surviving BBC radio sessions recorded in 1965 and nine tracks recorded in the Summer of 1966 with producer Denny Cordell for a proposed but unreleased second album (all newly mixed from the original four-track master tapes).  The set is packaged in a clamshell box, with a lavishly illustrated booklet (with previously unseen photographs designed by Phil Smee) and essay written by Mark Powell, three rare promotional postcards and a poster. This edition of "The Magnificent Moodies" is the definitive statement on the formative years of one of Britain's greatest bands.

Bill Nelson/Noise Candy [Deluxe Box Set] ....import 6 CD Box Set $99.99

Bill Nelson/Noise Candy [Deluxe Box Set] ....import 6 CD Box Set $99.99

Esoteric Recordings' imprint Cocteau Discs are very pleased to announce the re-release of one of the most sought after titles in Bill Nelson's extensive solo catalogue, the boxed set "Noise Candy."  Originally released in 2002 on the Tone Swoon imprint, the set was available for a matter of months before the distributors ceased to exist. "Noise Candy" was a fascinating project that gathered together a host of recordings made by Bill at his various home studios between 1990 and 2000. Featuring 121 tracks, the set comprised 6 CDs of songs and instrumental music, each CD an album in their own right and entitled variously "Old Man Future Blows the Blues," "Stargazing With Ranger Bill," "Sunflower Dairy Product," "King Frankenstein," "Console" and "Playtime."  Beautifully designed, "Noise Candy" was one of Bill Nelson's most involved projects and one of his most memorable. With copies extremely difficult to find, "Noise Candy" has since gained a legendary status amongst Bill Nelson fans. This Cocteau Discs limited edition reissue restores the album artwork and is presented in the same box format as the original 2002 release.

Tony Patterson & Brendan Eyre/Northlands ....import CD $26.99

Tony Patterson & Brendan Eyre/Northlands ....import CD $26.99

Esoteric Antenna is pleased to announce the release of the excellent new studio album by Tony Patterson & Brendan Eyre.  Tony Patterson is a solo artist/musician and composer from the northeast of England. He is probably best known as singer with top UK Genesis tribute act ReGenesis and recently contributed to the Nick Magnus album "N'Monix." Brendan Eyre has been playing keyboards in a variety of bands and released a CD of his own instrumental compositions (Ghost Ships). With vocalist Marc Atkinson he formed Riversea.  Their debut album "Out Of An Ancient World" was released in 2012 to great reviews, and Brendan & Marc had the honour of being voted Best Newcomer at the 2012 Classic Rock Society awards. In the closing months of 2012, Tony and Brendan discussed the idea or working on a project together that would reflect their native northeast roots. The album would feature a character returning to the northeast after so many years away from the place he loved. Memories of loss, heartache and the abiding beauty of the northeast landscape would once again draw him back to the places and people he left behind. The wasteland it had become, the unfinished business and the ghosts he needed to lay to rest that had haunted him for so long. A place he knew he must return to one day. A place called Northlands.  "Northlands" features musical contributions from many musicians including Steve Hackett, Nick Magnus and John Hackett.  This beautifully crafted album is sure to be remembered as one of the outstanding progressive rock releases of 2014.

 

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Pelican/Iceland's Prog-Pop Pioneers: An Anthology ....import double CD $26.99

Pelican/Iceland's Prog-Pop Pioneers: An Anthology ....import double CD $26.99

From Esoteric's distributor Cherry Red - A decade before the Sugarcubes took on the world, two before Sigur Ros made waves and four before Of Monsters and Men conquered America, Iceland's Pelican blazed the trail for all that followed for their fellow country folk.  Pelican recorded in and played America in 1974 and 1975, and issued two albums. Iceland's Prog-Pop Pioneers: The Anthology collects their complete recordings for the first time and pays tribute to this important band in the history of Icelandic music. The release follows RPM International's collection of Seventies Icelandic pop, Poppsaga (Retro 943), where Pelican were a highlight.  Pelican's distinctive music married Beatle-esque pop to a progressive rock and was always melodic, always moody.  Jenny Darling was irresistible upbeat pop; the atmospheric Golden Promises evoked open spaces and epic landscapes. These feature on Disc One on the first album Uppteknir , Pelican instantly became Iceland's biggest band.  On Disc Two the second album Litil Fluga, they brought a taste of American roots rock to Iceland but still sounded exotic, elemental. Pelican never lost their Icelandic flavour.  The story is told beyond Iceland for the first time by Icelandic music expert and host of the country's television pop quiz Dr. Gunni - Gunnar Larus Hjalmarsson - also the author of Stud Vors lands, the definitive history of Iceland's music which, as blue eyed pop, became the first book in English on the subject.  With Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden covered, RPM International is the authoritative home for the greatest music from Scandinavia's past.

Bo Street Runners/Never Say Goodbye: The Complete Recordings 1964-1966 ....import CD $20.99

Bo Street Runners/Never Say Goodbye: The Complete Recordings 1964-1966 ....import CD $20.99

From Esoteric's distributor Cherry Red - The Bo Street Runners were a mid '60s British R&B/Beat band who issued a string of now-collectable 45s and a privately-pressed £100-rated EP on R.G. Jones' Oak label.  The band's place in the history books was secured by the future careers of drummer Mick Fleetwood and second vocalist Mike Patto.   Never Say Goodbye is the first-ever CD compilation devoted to the band, comprising all their singles plus that rare EP and assorted extra tracks.  The compilation has been created with the full cooperation of surviving band members.  'Bo Street Runner' (and other tracks) have been hugely popular on the Mod scene over the years.   Alongside lots of exclusive photos and cuttings, the CD also boasts Mike Patto's first solo single, on which he was backed by the band

Winter in Eden/Court of Conscience ....import CD $26.99

Winter in Eden/Court of Conscience ....import CD $26.99

From Esoteric's distributor Cherry Red - UK rock quintet Winter in Eden release their highly anticipated third album Court of Conscience.  It contains all new material which builds and further refines the unique style that is Winter in Eden.  Produced by Ruud Jolie (Within Temptation) and mixed by Stefan Helleblad (Within Temptation), also features guest vocals by the multi award winning Damian Wilson (Threshold, Headspace Maiden United) and Jermain van der Bogt (For All We Know, Ayreon).  Compelling vocals, muscular riffs, memorable hooks, swirling keyboards coupled with pounding bass and thunderous drums. The result is powerful, modern and balanced.  The album available in digi-pack format, contains 11 tracks with elements touching on symphonic, metal and progressive rock.

 

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Caroline

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Rush/R40 ....10 DVD Box Set $119.99
Rush/R40 ....6 BLU-RAY Box Set $129.99

Rush/R40 ....10 DVD Box Set $119.99

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Rush's eponymous debut album in 1974. This superb collector's box set brings together live performances by Rush from each decade of their career. It includes "Rush In Rio," "R30," "Snakes & Arrows Live," "Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland" and "Clockwork Angels Tour" plus a bonus disc of previously unseen and unreleased live material stretching from 1974 to 2013.  To the delight of fans, the bonus disc will include all 8 songs from the Laura Secord Secondary School show in 1974 which features original drummer John Rutsey. That recording includes 2 Rush originals "I've Been Runnin;" and "The Loser," as well as their cover of Larry William's "Bad Boy," made famous by The Beatles. The bonus discus also features 5 songs from songs from the Capitol Theatre in 1976 such as "Anthem" and "Lakeside Park," the rarely performed full, 7-part version of "2112" filmed in 1997, "Lock and Key" from the Hold Your Fire tour, as well as footage from the glorious evening when Rush fans got their beloved band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Rush are renowned for the energy and excitement of their live concerts and this set brings together some of their finest performances. The 10 DVD (or 6 Blu-ray) discs are contained in a stunning 52 page hardback book measuring 305mm x 225mm with the 10 discs contained in 5 additional rigid insert pages each holding two discs. The 52 pages of the book are filled with memorabilia and photographs documenting 40 years of Rush live in concert. This is the ultimate collection of Rush live performances, beautifully presented.  The content on both sets is identical except for eight additional tracks on the Blu-Ray edition of the R30 disc as follows:  Bravado, YYZ, The Trees, One Little Victory, Secret Touch, Red Sector A,  Medley: 2112 / La Villa Strangiato / By-Tor and the Snow Dog.

 

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Marianne Faithfull/Give My Love to London ....CD $16.99

Marianne Faithfull/Give My Love to London ....CD $16.99

Legendary British singer Marianne Faithfull will celebrate her storied career's 50th anniversary later this fall with the release of Give My Love to London.  As Marianne Faithfull's 20th studio album, Give My Love to London is the latest installment in an outstanding musical career. A characteristically far reaching and eclectic offering, Give My Love to London is an album of emotional extremes.  Produced by Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi and mixed by Flood, it features an impressive roll call of studio collaborators including Adrian Utley (Portishead), Brian Eno, Ed Harcourt, Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos (The Bad Seeds). Songwriting contributors and co-conspirators - with Faithfull penning the majority of the lyrics - include Nick Cave, Roger Waters, Steve Earle, Tom McRae and Anna Calvi.  While featuring a stellar supporting cast, it is Marianne Faithfulls voice which proves the main attraction. These are songs sung from the heart and soul and from the perspective of someone who has seen and done it all. Over a fifty year career, she has proved utterly fearless in her music and everything else besides. Five decades on, Marianne Faithfull remains a unique and compelling musical figure: adventurous in her life, adventurous in her art.

 

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The Doors/Feast of Friends ....DVD $16.99
The Doors/Feast of Friends ....Blu-Ray $18.99

The Doors/Feast of Friends ....DVD $16.99

Feast Of Friends, filmed in 1968, was the first and only film produced about The Doors by The Doors. It offers a cinematic look at The Doors on the road during their summer '68 tour. While never truly completed, the film provides a stylistic approach in true sixties cinema verite style. Concert performances are intercut with fly-on-the-wall footage of the group in their natural habitat, sometimes playful, sensitive, chaotic and touching. Other than a few appearances in film festivals in 1968, an official release would never be seen until now. Completely restored from the original negative, as supervised by Jim Morrison, the film has been color corrected and cleaned in high definition with the soundtrack totally remixed and remastered by long-time Doors' collaborator Bruce Botnick.  Bonus Features:  1) Feast Of Friends: Encore - A newly produced feature using footage shot for Feast Of Friends, Encore is a complimentary piece which provides a deeper look into the life of the band at this period as they tour, record, travel and even vacation together. The program avoids the typical selection of hits and makes use of The Doors rare recordings to accompany this unreleased footage.  2) The Doors Are Open - A British TV documentary originally aired on December 17th, 1968, The Doors Are Open is focused around the band's performance at London's Roundhouse, which took place just days after the completion of filming for Feast of Friends. Although previously released, the film has suffered from numerous sound and picture quality issues. Now the image quality has been dramatically improved and the sound has been transformed by Bruce Botnick to be as true to the original live sound as possible.  3) The End - Filmed in Toronto, Canada in August 1967 and first broadcast in October that year, this performance of "The End" was for The O'Keefe Centre Presents: The Rock Scene - Like It Is. In addition to the performance it includes the introduction by Noel Harrison and later interviews by John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Danny Sugerman. Many fans consider this recording to be one of the best Doors performances ever caught on film.

 

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Thompson/Family ....CD $16.99
Thompson/Family [Deluxe Edition] ....CD + DVD $18.99

Thompson/Family ....CD $16.99

A rich musical heritage comes full circle on this long-awaited collaborative album featuring Teddy, Richard, Linda and Kami Thompson.  Teddy Thompson, together with parents Richard and Linda, brother Jack, younger sister Kami, her husband James Walbourne, and nephew Zak Hobbs - collectively dubbed Thompson - present this highly anticipated collaborative album of all-new original songs.  Initiated by son Teddy, a successful folk-pop artist in his own right, each family member contributed two songs each to the project which he oversaw and produced.  Richard and Linda Thompson are British folk rock legends.  The album features a wide music range - from Kami's more pop-like contributions, to the familiar folky elegance of Richard and Linda, plus a Country rocker from Teddy.  Standard Version includes 10 tracks.  Deluxe Edition: 2-disc Deluxe Edition features the very special behind-the-scenes film, "Thompson: The Making of Family" on DVD. Utilizing interviews, studio footage and vintage family photos, the film captures the warmth, intelligence and humor of this supremely talented family as they record together for the very first time.

 

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The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - L.A. Forum (Live 1975) ....double CD + DVD $28.99
The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - L.A. Forum (Live 1975) ....DVD $16.99

The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - L.A. Forum (Live 1975) ....double CD + DVD $28.99

"From The Vault" is a new series of live concerts from The Rolling Stones archive which are getting their first official release. "L.A. Forum - Live In 1975" is the second title in this series. The Rolling Stones' "Tour Of The Americas '75" was the band's first tour with new guitarist Ronnie Wood. Even before the dates started there were dramatic scenes in New York City at the official tour announcement when the band unexpectedly turned up on a flatbed truck to play "Brown Sugar." After a couple of low key warm-up shows in Louisiana the tour took in 44 dates between the 3rd June and the 8th August 1975. They settled into the L.A. Forum for a five night stint from July 9th to 13th and this concert film features the show from July 12th. The footage has now been carefully restored and the sound has been newly mixed by Bob Clearmountain for this first official release of the show.

 

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Shawn Phillips/Infinity ....CD $12.99

Shawn Phillips/Infinity ....CD $12.99

Shawn Phillips is one of most fascinating and enigmatic musicians to come out of the early '70s singer-songwriter boom.  In addition to recording more than 20 solo albums he has worked with Donovan, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Bernie Taupin, The Beatles and many others. Shawn has been described as "The best kept secret in the music business," by the late rock impresario Bill Graham.  Infinity was recorded in 1989 using the "Infinity Device." It was an innovative experiment, but remained unreleased until now. The "Infinity Device," was a collection of pre MIDI analog synthesizers and drum modules modified to allow Shawn to perform alone yet sound like an entire band. Tracks 1-4 and 8 were done live by Shawn with no overdubbing. Tracks 2-3-5 and 7 were performed live by Shawn with additional parts played simultaneously by Elmo Peeler. Each track was recorded in one take. The entire album was recorded and mixed in two days at Cherokee Studios. This is the only studio recording of Shawn performing with the Infinity Device.

Al Di Meola/The Al Di Meola Collection ....CD $14.99

The Al Di Meola Collection focuses on the past two decades of Di Meloa's career, in which he has continued to conquer new musical horizons. The Collection kicks off with "Race with Devil on Turkish Highway," a guitar duel like none other with Steve Vai, off Di Meola's 1998 Telarc debut, The Infinite Desire. The album, featuring some of the most extensive and effective uses of midi technology, has sold more than 100,000 copies to date and logged over 3 months on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz Chart. 2002's The Grande Passion features Di Meola's acoustic group, World Sinfonia, and boasts diverse sounds taken from every corner of the world, such as the sultry, Latin-tinged "Libertango." Chick Corea cover "Senor Mouse" comes by way of 2002's critically acclaimed Flesh on Flesh, an album which put the spotlight back on Di Meola's outstanding electric guitar work. Several tracks are featured from 2006's Consequence of Chaos; a record of original compositions with guest appearances by Corea, among others. The Collection concludes with a dreamy cover of the classic song "Over the Rainbow," a selection from 2011's Pursuit of a Radical Rhapsody.

George Duke/The George Duke Collection ....CD $14.99

The George Duke Collection focuses on the versatile artist's time on the Heads-Up label - an era, seemingly, of reflection: whether Duke found himself returning to his funk roots, employing his signature synth sounds and vintage techniques in the studio (Deja Vu), or paying tribute to his beloved wife, after her passing (Dreamweaver). The Collection includes plenty of upbeat funk, as well as introspective pieces, like the autobiographical "Trippin'." Famous friends join in too: "Ball & Chain" features the late Teena Marie, while Rachelle Ferrell, Wayman Tisdale and Sheila E. join a handful of other luminaries on these tracks. A compilation for new and old fans alike, The George Duke Collection finds an artist who was 40 years into his career, yet still riding high on the top of his game when he left us, much too soon.


MoonJune

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Marbin/Third Set ....CD $14.99

Marbin/Third Set ....CD $14.99

What does a band that has performed over 800 shows over the last three years do for an encore? Recording a scorching, balls-to-the-wall, three-alarm live album feels like a natural progression!  Without question, one of the hardest working, most motivated and driven independent bands in the world today, Marbin's The Third Set is a testimony to both that synonymous work ethic, as well as to the depth of musical diction, styles and textures these young gentlemen have achieved. Beyond that, it's a bone crushing, no-holds-barred, sonic feeding frenzy!! The "Two Danny's" (Dani Rabin on guitar and Danny Markovitch on sax) take a sizzling set of their best material to new heights and an unparalleled intensity: capturing facets of their style, sound and group interaction as only a smokin' live performance possibly could!  Ever the musical chameleons, Marbin continues to expand their horizons - pushing their music to the absolute limit, while keeping the accelerator pressed firmly to the floor! Both founders, Rabin and Markovitch, show more than ample evidence of the fire that burns in them both. Rabin's chops have never been more hard hitting, emotional and convincing; with blazing legatos lines alternately punctuating proceedings with Beck-like melodic phrasings and sweet chord comp work, Dani's many hours of off-stage preparation and sustained musical growth are clearly in evidence. Markovitch plays with more fervor than ever before, with his perfectly interspersed and articulated lines weaving their magic throughout. The band never sounded tighter or more on top of their game. (... who said "playing with fire" was a bad thing?).  The Third Set is the next step forward in the evolution of Marbin, as today's prodigies transform into tomorrow's progressive luminaries. Fasten your seat belts for this one, kids: it hugs the tight corners while refusing to ease off the gas!!

Moraine/Groundswell ....CD $14.99

Moraine/Groundswell ....CD $14.99

Moraine's most recent metamorphosis highlights their reoccurring theme of unbridled invention - undeterred by convention and delivered convincingly with abandon! Brushing all preconception aside, Dennis Rea and company courageously initiate proceedings from a place to which most modern progressive bands can only dream of ascending. Featuring a host of engaging new originals as well as pieces written for the band by composers Daniel Barry and Jon Davis, Groundswell is certain to cement the band's standing as a singular voice like no other in the modern progressive jazz-rock continuum.  Building on the momentum generated by their previous releases for MoonJune Records, Moraine draws from the more exotic facets of the avant garde equation. Their critically heralded debut, 2009's Manifest Density and 2012's more than convincing follow-up, Metamorphic Rock: Live at NEARfest, are albums which garnered hundreds of glowing reviews worldwide - earning the band a diverse following, ranging from jazz aficionados, to metalheads, to world-music enthusiasts, and beyond.  Moments of "early-Crimsonesque" intensity are often balanced out by a more eastern approach to melody, arrangement and ensemble delivery; the music is delightfully fresh and unpredictable throughout. Brilliant compositions decorated by powerful themes, sudden shifts, sensitive group dynamics and fiery solo excursions dominate this session, as Moraine reveals a more psychodelic vibe, while remaining collectively and steadfastly plugged into the magic of the moment at hand.   Lovers of the best offerings from the RIO, classic fusion, prog rock, avant garde, progressive jazz, free jazz and Eastern music genres will all find plenty to sink their teeth into here, but that only starts to penetrate the surface of this delectable amalgamation. All of the band's components - leader/guitarist Dennis Rea; violinist Alicia DeJoie; sax/flutist James DeJoie; bassist Kevin Millard, and; the band's newest addition, seasoned veteran drummer Tom Zgonc - are in peak form and deliver the sonic goods in highly-inspired fashion on this very special outing.  Groundswell is to be one of the most ambitious, far-reaching albums from the progressive genre this year. This is "brave new avant-progressive-fusion" ... as it's title might infer, this one is destined to leave a mark!

Marbin/Marbin ....CD $14.99

Marbin/Marbin ....CD $14.99

The band's first album, self-released, featuring only Dani Rabin on guitars and Danny Markovitch on sax. Mixing washes of ambient jazz, junkshop minimalism, angular riffs, and spaced-out soundscapes, Marbin makes instrumental music for the new decade. This self-titled, dynamic release clearing conveys the sense that these players are reaching towards the distances without losing contact with one another, without sacrificing heart and soul, and proving that emotion and abstraction are not mutually exclusive. For fans of the ECM sound, Terje Rypdal, David Gilmour, Jan Garbarek and Gilad Atzmon.

The Sours/The Sours ....CD $14.99

The Sours/The Sours ....CD $14.99

The self-titled debut album by New York City's The Sours offers eleven original songs that range from cutting, slice-of-life observations, to raw, diaristic confessions. This acoustic project is the brainschild of singer/songwriter Sarah Schrift, joined by producer and guitarist Sasha Markovic (of Yagull and sashasonia) and special guest, pianist Kana Kamitsubo. Weaving through an amalgam of styles and textures, the artists create a rich, undulating sonic tapestry. The music is honest and straightforward, like the artist, herself. (...which is also reflected in the album's artwork, another side of Sarah's artistic expression; her work has been shown in international art galleries, as well as major motion pictures.) From the uplifting to the morose, The Sours hold nothing back, even injecting a little humor into the equation. Drawing inspiration from a variety of sources - broadly ranging in spectrum from Joni Mitchell, to Amy Winehouse, to Nick Drake and others - The Sours' music utilizes economy, touch and emotion to carry listeners on a unique musical journey.

 


Wounded Bird

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Herbie Hancock/Dedication ....CD $13.99
Herbie Hancock/Dedication ....CD $13.99
Herbie Hancock/Flood ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock/Herbie Hancock Trio ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock &  The V.S.O.P. Quintet/Tempest in the Colosseum ....CD $13.99
Herbie Hancock/Flood ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock/Herbie Hancock Trio ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock &  The V.S.O.P. Quintet/Tempest in the Colosseum ....CD $13.99
Herbie Hancock/Directstep ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock & The V.S.O.P. Quintet/Five Stars ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock/Trio with Ron Carter & Tony Williams ....CD $13.99
Herbie Hancock/Directstep ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock & The V.S.O.P. Quintet/Five Stars ....CD $13.99 Herbie Hancock/Trio with Ron Carter & Tony Williams ....CD $13.99

Herbie Hancock is a jazz pianist who has played with Miles Davis and made a big splash on the Billboard charts in the 1970s with his numerous jazz albums on Columbia Records. During this same period, Herbie recorded seven albums for Columbia that were released only in Japan. Two of these were with the V.S.O.P. Quintet which featured Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter & Tony Williams. We now present all seven of these fine albums at an affordable price.  Dedication was originally released in 1974.  Flood was originally released in 1975 and features Bennie Maupin. Our single disc CD contains the entire two record set.  Herbie Hancock Trio was originally released in 1977 and features Ron Carter and Tony Williams.  Tempest in the Colosseum was one of those legendary V.S.O.P. Quintet albums featuring Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter & Tony Williams. It was originally issued in 1977. Our single disc CD contains the entire two record set.  Directstep was originally issued in 1979 and features Alphonse Mouzon and Bennie Maupin.  Five Stars was another one of those legendary V.S.O.P. Quintet albums featuring Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter & Tony Williams. It was originally issued in 1979.  Trio with Ron Carter & Tony Williams was originally released in 1981.

Eleventh House featuring Larry Coryell/Aspects ....CD $12.99

Eleventh House featuring Larry Coryell/Aspects ....CD $12.99

Larry Coryell is best known as one of the original jazz-fusion guitarists of the 1970s. He is still making excellent albums to this day. He has issued solo albums, along with collaborations with John McLaughlin and other fusion-jazz luminaries. He also headed up the highly praised fusion group The Eleventh House. This group featured keyboardist Mike Mandel. One of the most requested fusion albums for CD reissue has been Aspects.

Paul Butterfield's Better Days/Live at Winterland Ballroom ....CD $12.99

Paul Butterfield's Better Days/Live at Winterland Ballroom ....CD $12.99

Paul Butterfield set the standards in the 1960s and 1970s for kick-ass white electric blues. Arguably no other group could hold a candle to them. In 1973 he formed Paul Butterfield's Better Days. They issued a number of fine albums on the Bearsville label. One of those albums, Live At Winterland Ballroom, was issued only in Japan, until now. We finally make this rare album available to everyone.

Weather Report/Live in Tokyo ....double CD $16.99

Weather Report/Live in Tokyo ....double CD $16.99

Weather Report is one of the premier jazz fusion groups of the past 40 years! Formed by keyboardist Joe Zawinul and saxophonist Wayne Shorter, they issued a host of critically acclaimed albums in the 1970s and 1980s. One album that was issued on LP only in Japan is Live in Tokyo. It was a two record set and is now available from Wounded Bird Records as a two CD set.

Linda Thompson/One Clear Moment (Special Edition) ....CD $12.99

Linda Thompson/One Clear Moment (Special Edition) ....CD $12.99

Linda Thompson was the wife of Richard Thompson from Fairport Convention. Together they made a number of fine albums. Linda also issued many fine solo albums, one of particular note is One Clear Moment. It features guitarist Albert Lee. Our CD re-issue is the Special Edition that was originally released in limited numbers on Rhino's Handmade label. There are five bonus tracks added to the original album.

Melanie/Photograph (Double Exposure) ....double CD $16.99

Melanie/Photograph (Double Exposure) ....double CD $16.99

Melanie was a folk-pop singer/songwriter who issued many excellent albums in the 1970s on Buddah Records and then on her own Neighborhood Records. She is also known for her appearance at the original Woodstock festival in 1969. In 1976 she signed with Atlantic Records and issued the album Photograph. Rhino's Handmade label issued a two CD set of this album, adding an entire second disc of bonus tracks and renaming the album Photograph (Double Exposure). The limited edition Handmade CD is long out of print and we now proudly made it available again to everyone.

Various Artists/Atlantic Family Live At Montreux ....CD $13.99

Various Artists/Atlantic Family Live At Montreux ....CD $13.99

2 LPs on 1 CD The Atlantic Family - Live At Montreux was a super session featuring all the great jazz artists signed to Atlantic Records in the early 1970s. This set features Don Ellis, Herbie Mann, Joe Farrell, The Brecker Brothers, Luther Vandross, Klaus Doldinger, Sonny Fortune, Ben E. King, David Newman, Richard Tee and a host of others. The album was originally a two record set released in 1978. It is now making its worldwide CD debut.

Various Artists/Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 1972 - Recorded Live at Otis Spann Memorial Field ....double CD $16.99

Various Artists/Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 1972 - Recorded Live at Otis Spann Memorial Field ....double CD $16.99

The Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival is a yearly event held each summer in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This festival gathers up the best in blues from around the nation. This album was originally released as a two record set on Atlantic Records in 1972. Our 2 CD set issues the album on compact disc for the first time anywhere in the world. The album features such blues luminaries as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Freddie King, Luther Allison, Otis Rush, Bonnie Raitt, Hound Dog Taylor, Dr. John, Koko Taylor, Lucille Spann and many others.

Hubert Laws/Then There Was Light Vol. 1 & 2 ....CD $14.99
Hubert Laws/San Francisco Concert ....CD $12.99

Hubert Laws/Then There Was Light Vol. 1 & 2 ....CD $14.99                Hubert Laws/San Francisco Concert ....CD $12.99

Hubert Laws is a jazz flute player who issued numerous albums throughout the 1970s.   Then There Was Light Volumes 1 & 2 was originally issued in 1974 on CTI Records in two volumes. We now combine both volumes onto one CD. This CD features Ron Carter, Bob James, Steve Gadd & Ronnie Laws.  San Francisco Concert was originally issued in 1977 on CTI Records. It features Bob James and Harvey Mason.

 


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Grateful Dead/Dick's Picks Vol. 15 - Raceway Park Englishtown NJ 9/3/77 ....triple CD Set $47.99

Grateful Dead/Dick's Picks Vol. 15 - Raceway Park Englishtown NJ 9/3/77 ....triple CD Set $47.99

Three CD set. 1977 was a great year of touring for the Dead, and it's been the source of some of the most acclaimed live recordings the band has released. This "Pick" keeps the streak going, despite the fact that this was the first concert the band had played in almost three months, and that it took place in front of a crowd estimated at over 100,000! It was also the first show after the release of Terrapin Station, and several numbers surface from the album. 'The Music Never Stopped,' 'Peggy-O,' 'Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo' and 'He's Gone' are all given what could be characterized as definitive renditions, and the band closes the night by playing 'Truckin'' for the first time in two years before the 'Terrapin Station' encore. One more miraculous night from the Grateful Dead.

Stories/Stories Untold - The Very Best of Stories ....CD $16.99

Stories/Stories Untold - The Very Best of Stories ....CD $16.99

2014 collection from the '70s rockers. They had a #1 hit and one of the most enduring (and controversial) hits of the '70s in 'Brother Louie' - the groundbreaking song about an interracial love affair recently heard (in a re-recorded version) as the theme song of Louis C.K.'s hit TV series Louie - but Stories have never had any kind of collection devoted to their work. One reason for that might be that the band had two distinct eras: the first two albums with Ian Lloyd and the Left Banke's Michael Brown as co-leaders of the band, and the third and final album with Lloyd as the sole frontman. Which we have kept in mind in putting together in this compilation, which features four single sides that have never been on CD. At the heart of the collection are the songs the band released as Stories and Ian Lloyd & Stories - the original hit single versions of 'Brother Louie,' 'I'm Coming Home,' 'Darling,' 'Mammy Blue' and 'If It Feels Good, Do It,' plus key album tracks, all remastered at Sony's Battery Studios in New York. Larry Watts' notes untangle the story behind Stories.

Dick Wagner/Dick Wagner ....CD $14.99

Dick Wagner/Dick Wagner ....CD $14.99

He was one of the greatest guitar sidemen of all time, a mainstay in the bands of Lou Reed (Rock 'n' Roll Animal) and Alice Cooper. And this album was his best shot at the big time. But solo stardom was not meant to be for the late, great Dick Wagner, even though the music on his 1978 self-titled debut was worthy of wide recognition. The record actually had a lot going for it; long-time Reed and Cooper band-mates Prakash John, Whitey Glan and Steve Hunter played on it, and overseeing the whole affair was producer/mastermind Bob Ezrin (Alice Cooper, Peter Gabriel, Kiss, Pink Floyd). But Atlantic Records, the label, made an inexplicable marketing error and entitled the album "Richard Wagner," which led many record store clerks to stock the release in their classical section (we've rectified this mistake some 45 years later by changing the title and cover art to Dick Wagner). Hence, the record never found its proper audience and is only now seeing a legitimate reissue on CD. Which is really too bad....it's a surprisingly personal record that showcases a number of songwriting styles along with the hot guitar solos you'd expect from Wagner, all presented with Ezrin's trademark widescreen production values.  Our Real Gone reissue includes new liner notes by Gene Sculatti. Truly one that got away from one of rock music's unsung greats.

Kerry Chater/Part Time Love ....CD $14.99 Kerry Chater/Love on a Shoestring ....CD $14.99
Kerry Chater/Part Time Love ....CD $14.99 Kerry Chater/Love on a Shoestring ....CD $14.99

Digitally remastered editions of these 1977 & 1978 albums from the singer/songwriter and former member of Gary Puckett & The Union Gap. Kerry Chater cut two albums for Warner Bros. that enlisted some of the West Coast's top session and producing talent and have since become minor classics of the singer/songwriter 'light mellow' genre. Produced by the legendary Steve Barri (Grass Roots, Turtles) with assistance from fellow former ABC/Dunhill staffer Michael Omartian (co-producer of 'We Are the World' with Quincy Jones), and featured both legendary jazzmen like Ernie Watts and Victor Feldman and more rock-oriented studio stars like Jeff Porcaro (Toto) and Mike Botts (Bread). Includes liner notes by Gene Sculatti, who was working at Warner Bros. at the time.

The Brothers Four/Merry Christmas (Expanded Edition) ....CD $14.99
Rosemary Clooney/In Songs from the Paramount Pictures Production of Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Expanded Edition) ....CD $15.99
Frank DeVol & The Rainbow Strings/The Old Sweet Songs of Christmas ....CD $14.99
Robert Goulet/The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings ....CD $17.99
The Kingston Trio/The Last Month of the Year ....CD $14.99
The Statler Brothers/The Complete Mercury Christmas Recordings ....CD $17.99
Andy Williams & The Williams Brothers/The Williams Brothers Christmas Album ....CD $16.99

Looking for some Christmas music for Mom & Dad?  Look no further.  This slate of Real Gone Christmas Classics are sure to crank up the nostalgia factor for them (and maybe even you, too).

 

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Rick Wakeman/Rick Wakeman's Criminal Record ....CD $14.99

Rick Wakeman/Rick Wakeman's Criminal Record ....CD $14.99

Rick Wakeman was always something of a maverick within the proggy confines of Yes, so it's no surprise that for his sixth solo release - recorded right after he rejoined Yes in 1977 for the Going for the One album - he turned to the transgressive subjects of crime, punishment and villainy. And he got his just desserts - Criminal Record hit the charts in both the U.S. and U.K., where it went Top 30, and remains a favorite among his fanbase. Both Alan White and Chris Squire play on the record, which features (on "Judas Iscariot") the same church organ from St. Martin's church in Vevey, Switzerland used on Going for the One to great effect. Oddly, this standout record from Wakeman's catalog has only been available domestically on a limited-edition, long out-of-print CD; our Real Gone release adds notes by Bill Kopp and includes the text from the inner sleeve, which sets the stage for each song with scholarly notes on such charming subjects as the guillotine.

Dream Academy/Morning Lasted All Day: A Retrospective ....double CD $19.99

Dream Academy/Morning Lasted All Day: A Retrospective ....double CD $19.99

With their varied instrumentation, intimate song stylings, and poetic, allusive lyrics, the Dream Academy always stood apart from their '80s British rock brethren.  That they dedicated their hit song, "Life in a Northern Town," to Nick Drake and minimalist composer Steve Reich spoke volumes as to the reach of their intellectual and artistic ambition. Indeed, though they were together for only three albums and a handful of singles, Nick Laird-Clowes, Kate St. John and Gilbert Gabriel left behind a body of work as captivating as that of any of their contemporaries, their solid songwriting, unusual arrangements and innovative production touches (thanks in part to co-producer David Gilmour of Pink Floyd) only sounding better with age. Such a band deserves a proper retrospective; and so we at Real Gone Music enlisted none other than the band's own Nick Laird-Clowes to put together the definitive Dream Academy collection, a 2 CD, 24 track set chock-full of rarities and even including a new track ("Sunrising") recorded for this release! Alongside such hits as "Life in a Northern Town" and "The Love Parade" and key album tracks, The Morning Lasted All Day features such nuggets as the unreleased songs "Living in a War" (with David Gilmour on guitar), "The Chosen Few" (with Gilmour playing electric and slide guitar) and "The Last Day of the War" (a lost track recorded right after "Life in a Northern Town"); the unreleased and much requested instrumental of "Power to Believe" from the John Hughes directed film Trains, Planes & Automobiles, co-produced by Hugh Padgham; the rare B-side "Girl in a Million," and the long lost 12-inch side "The Demonstration."   Remastered by Laird-Clowes, and sporting photos taken from the band's personal archive as well as from a lost session by the legendary Arthur Elgort, The Morning Lasted All Day just may be the best double-album released this year, new or old!

Ides of March/Vehicle [Expanded Edition] ....CD $16.99

Ides of March/Vehicle [Expanded Edition] ....CD $16.99

With our release of well-received titles by Blood Sweat & Tears and Tower of Power, we at Real Gone have become something of a home for the great "horn bands" of the late '60s and early '70s, and with our reissue of The Ides of March's classic Vehicle album on the 50th anniversary of the band's founding, we are bringing another one into the fold. "The Ides" began in a basement in the Chicago suburb of Berwyn on October 16th, 1964, and have stayed together ever since; only the Rolling Stones really rival them for longevity. And this album, Vehicle, was their commercial highwater mark; its title track went to #2 and the album to #55 on the 1970 charts. It's a happy collision (no pun intended) of the band's garage-y British pop influences and the more progressive sounds of Chicago and BS&T that were sweeping through FM radio at the time.  Our Expanded Edition features four single bonus tracks and notes by Richie Unterberger featuring quotes from the band's Jim Peterik and Larry Millas.

Grateful Dead/Dick's Picks 16: Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco 11-8-69 ....triple CD $46.99

Grateful Dead/Dick's Picks 16: Fillmore Auditorium San Francisco ....triple CD $46.99

Reputedly one of Dead archivist Dick Latvala's favorite concerts, and the first of the Dick's Picks series to present a '60s show, Vol. 16 or, more specifically, disc one of Vol. 16, captures a crucial turning point in the band's history. There you will find embryonic versions of the songs that were to form Workingman's Dead, as the group begins to steer away from the psychedelic, blues-based jamming of their early years towards the country-rock pole star that was to guide much of their early '70s music (and the friendly hometown crowd at the Fillmore proves the ideal audience for the premiere of the new material). The rest of the show, however, features the earlier incarnation of the band at its finest; in fact, it's sort of an alternate version of Live Dead, which was recorded about eight months earlier and hit the stores just days after this concert, offering a truly inspired, 90 minute medley of "Dark Star"/"The Other One"/"Dark Star"/"Uncle John's Band Jam"/"St. Stephen"/"The Eleven"/"Caution"/"Feedback" capped off with a 25 minute "Turn On Your Lovelight" from the previous night. Pivotal performances from a remarkable period of growth for the Grateful Dead.

Esther Phillips/Alone Again Naturally [Expanded Edition] ....CD $14.99

Esther Phillips/Alone Again Naturally [Expanded Edition] ....CD $14.99

Following the 1972 release of her groundbreaking From a Whisper to a Scream album, Esther Phillips - who had enjoyed hits as a child star (Little Esther) in the '50s and as a R&B/jazz stylist in the '60s - was experiencing a career rejuvenation with Creed Taylor's Kudu label after kicking a long-time drug addiction and a spell in rehab. Keeping with the same basic formula of surrounding the distinctive soulful vocalist with redoubtable arranger Don Sebesky, top class label mates Hank Crawford, George Benson, Eric Gale and Ron Carter and all-star players (James Brown alumni Maceo Parker and rhythm arranger Pee Wee Ellis, Billy Cobham, Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Ralph MacDonald and Gordon Edwards), producer Taylor provided the perfect setting for Esther's interpretative skills. The result was the best selling Alone Again Naturally, a Top 20 jazz and Top 30 R&B album in 1973.

Cass Elliot/Don't Call Me Mama Anymore Plus Rarities [Remastered] ....CD $16.99

Dream Academy/Morning Lasted All Day: A Retrospective ....double CD $19.99

It is very hard to believe, but July 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Cass Elliot's passing, and we at Real Gone are commemorating the occasion with a deluxe reissue of the great lady's final album, garnished with six bonus tracks. The package features rare photos and liner notes by Cass Elliot expert Richard Barton Campbell, with remastering at Battery Studios in New York. There's no telling how far Cass would have gone if she had had the opportunity to fully pursue this new artistic direction.  Don't Call Me Mama Anymore is the final statement of a true icon whose career was cut short way too soon.   As the title indicates, 1973's Don't Call Me Anymore marked a real break with Elliot's previous incarnation as Mama Cass of the Mamas and the Papas; at RCA Records, Cass was able to take control of her recording career, choosing songs that she wanted to sing. During this time, Cass decided to strike off in a new direction as a cabaret singer and put together a live show that barnstormed the U.S., with a particularly successful run in Las Vegas. This record, recorded over two nights at the renowned Mister Kelly's night club in Chicago, captured Cass reveling in her newfound role as an entertainer and singer of show tunes ("Extraordinary" from Pippin) and standards ("I'll Be Seeing You") as well as new songs like "I'm Coming to the Best Part of My Life" and the title tune. Our deluxe reissue of this wildly entertaining album - released with the full support of Cass' daughter Owen Elliot - offers six bonus tracks representing her complete final recordings, including the unreleased album outtakes "Make Your Own Kind of Music/New World Coming/Dream a Little Dream of Me" and "Don't Make Me a Memory," plus the RCA single tracks of "Listen to the World" and "I Think a Lot About You," a motion picture tune "Theme from L'Amour" and another previously unreleased gem, "Give A Little Laughter." The package features rare photos and liner notes by Cass Elliot expert Richard Barton Campbell, with remastering at Battery Studios in New York.

Gene Rains/Far Away Lands: The Exotic Music of Gene Rains ....CD $18.99

Gene Rains/Far Away Lands: The Exotic Music of Gene Rains ....CD $18.99

Among devotees of exotica music and tiki culture, vibraphonist Gene Rains is one of the Big Three of exotica - Martin Denny and Arthur Lyman being the other two. (Though Les Baxter had some notable releases in the genre, exotica was not his primary focus, so he isn't generally considered in the same league as the Big Three). Yet, while Denny and Lyman have seen their entire album catalogs come out on CD, and many collections compiled of their work, to date Gene Rains has remained a true cult figure, with NONE of his albums released on compact disc. Now, with its release of Far Away Lands - The Exotic Music of Gene Rains on CD, Real Gone Music is restoring Rains to his rightful place in the exotica pantheon. Liner notes by the CD's compiler, Randy Poe, and with art and sound assistance from exotica expert Mark Riddle.


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Mahavishnu Orchestra/Between Nothingness & Eternity + Visions of the Emerald Beyond ....import double CD $27.99

Mahavishnu Orchestra/Between Nothingness & Eternity + Visions of the Emerald Beyond ....import double CD $27.99

Mahavishnu Orchestra's original line up produced 1973's 'Between Nothingness & Eternity,' recorded live in New York's Central Park. The band were John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham, Rick Laird, Jan Hammer and Jerry Goodman. The album made the US Top 50.   'Visions of the Emerald Beyond' was released in 1975 with only McLaughlin remaining from the original group.  Digitally remastered and slipcased, and with extensive new notes.

Dixie Dregs/Dregs of the Earth + Unsung Heroes + Industry Standard ...import double CD $28.99

Dixie Dregs/Dregs of the Earth + Unsung Heroes + Industry Standard ...import double CD $28.99

Three early 1980s albums, originally on Arista, from the southern fock and fusion instrumental group.  Led by guitarist Steve Morse who wrote and produced all the material on these albums.  All three albums went on to enter the US Top 100 Albums chart.  When The Dregs broke up in 1983, Morse briefly joined Kansas and since 1994 has been a member of Deep Purple.  The Dregs continue to occasionally record and gig.   Digitally remastered and slipcased.  New notes.

Incredible String Band/I Looked Up ....import CD $24.99

Incredible String Band/I Looked Up ....import CD $24.99

ISB's 1970 album for Elektra Records, reaching No. 30 in the UK Album chart and just creeping into the US chart.  The album was produced by long-time producer Joe Boyd.   The band split in 1974, reforming again in 1999 until 2006.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

Incredible String Band/U ....import double CD $27.99

Incredible String Band/U ....import double CD $27.99

Originally a double album released by Elektra Records in 1970.  Recorded in a hectic 48 hours by long-time producer Joe Boyd, 'U' is an eclectic mix of musical styles as featured in the band's stage show of the same name.  The show had not been a commercial success despite its mix of spirituality and mysticism, which was very much in keeping with the times.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

James Gang/Bang + Miami ....import CD $26.99

James Gang/Bang + Miami ....import CD $26.99

From 1974 come the James Gang's 'Bang' and 'Miami.'  Both albums feature Tommy Bolin who replaced Dominic Trolano, who himself had replaced Joe Walsh.  Bolin remained with the band for these two albums before leaving to join Deep Purple.  Both recordings made the US Top 200.  Digitally remastered and slipcased and with new notes.

Terry Reid/River ....import CD $24.99

Terry Reid/River ....import CD $24.99

Reid's 1973 album for Atlantic Records, recorded in California and produced by Tom Dowd, with two tracks recorded in London by Eddie Offord.  The album contains all original compositions (unusual for Reid).  Accompanying Reid, amongst others, are long-time collaborators David Lindley and Alan White.  Commercially the record was not a success, but as time has gone by it has been critically reappraised along with Reid's whole career.  Reid continues to sporadically record and gig.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

Lee Ritenour/First Choice ....import CD $26.99

Lee Ritenour/First Choice ....import CD $26.99

Jazz/session guitarist Lee Ritenour's 1976 debut album for Epic.  Musicians appearing here include the cream of LA's session men, such as Tom Scott, Harvey Mason and Ernie Watts.  The album features original compositions by Ritenour and Dave Grusin.   Digitally remastered and slipcased.  New notes.

Kenny Loggins/High Adventure + Vox Humana ....import double CD $27.99

Kenny Loggins/High Adventure + Vox Humana ....import double CD $27.99

Loggins' fourth and fifth solo albums for Sony.  Both made the US Top 50 Albums chart in 1982 and 1985 respectively.  'High Adventure' spawned three US Top 40 hits ('Heart To Heart', 'Heartlight' and 'Don't Fight It') whilst 'Vox Humana' had the hits 'Forever' and 'Vox Humana.'  Digitally remastered, slipcased and with new notes.

Dory Previn/Dory Previn + We're Children of Coincidence and Harpo Marx ....import CD $26.99

Dory Previn/Dory Previn + We’re Children of Coincidence and Harpo Marx ....import CD $26.99

Dory's two Warner Bros albums from 1974 and 1976.  Though not commercially successful they were critically and artistically acclaimed, especially for their lyrical skill.  'Coldwater Canyon' was the subject of a lot of speculation at the time as to whose house it was about.  After these albums Previn retired from music, reappearing as an author before enjoying writing material for television.  She sadly died in 2012 at the age of 86.  Digitally remastered and slipcased and with new notes.

The Dillards/Back Porch Bluegrass + !!!Live!!!Almost!!! + Pickin' And Fiddlin' ....import double CD $28.99

The Dillards/Back Porch Bluegrass + !!!Live!!!Almost!!! + Pickin' And Fiddlin' ....import double CD $28.99

The US country/bluegrass band's first three albums for Elektra, dating from 1963, 1964 and 1965.  These albums are a mixture of re-workings of traditional songs plus originals by Doug and Rodney Dillard.  Fiddle player Byron Berline had joined the group for 'Pickin' And Fiddlin'.'  There's no doubt that The Dillards were highly influential on groups such as The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers.  Digitally remastered and slipcased and with new notes.

Eric Andersen/Blue River + Stages: The Lost Album ....import double CD $27.99

Eric Andersen/Blue River + Stages: The Lost Album ....import double CD $27.99

'Blue River' is folk singer Andersen's debut CBS album from 1972, produced by Norbert Putnam.  'Stages,' his second album for Columbia, was lost and wasn't finally released until 1991 when the masters were found!  These recordings feature, among others, Leon Russell, Joan Baez and Dan Fogelberg.  Andersen has had a long and varied career, and after a period of living in Norway has returned to the US to continue his recording and gigging.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

 

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Jimmie Spheeris/The Dragon Is Dancing + Ports of the Heart ....import double CD $28.99

Jimmie Spheeris/The Dragon Is Dancing + Ports of the Heart ....import double CD $28.99

Spheeris's third and fourth albums for Epic Records dating from 1975 and 1976.   Amongst the musicians backing Jimmie on these recordings are Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Jackson Browne.  Sadly Spheeris died in a motorbike accident in 1984, but his eclectic mix of jazz, rock and folk lives on.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

Gary Burton Quartet/Duster + Country Roads & Other Places ....import CD $26.99

Gary Burton Quartet/Duster + Country Roads & Other Places ....import CD $26.99

'Duster,' vibraphonist Burton's 1967 RCA album featuring Larry Coryell, Steve Swallow and Roy Haynes, is considered to be one of the first jazz fusion recordings.  On 'Country Roads & Other Places' Jerry Hahn had replaced Larry Coryell on guitar; this 1969 album has an eclectic mixture of jazz tinged with elements of country, pop and classical.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

Freddie Hubbard/Red Clay + Life + First Light ....import double CD $28.99

Freddie Hubbard/Red Clay + Life + First Light ....import double CD $28.99

Freddie's first three albums for Creed Taylor's CTI label, dating from 1970 and 1971.   The albums feature George Benson, Herbie Hancock, Jack DeJohnette and Ron Carter amongst others.  These recordings were critically acclaimed and rejuvenated Hubbard's career.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

Hubert Laws/Crying Song + Afro-Classic + The Rite of Spring ....import double CD $28.99

Hubert Laws/Crying Song + Afro-Classic + The Rite of Spring ....import double CD $28.99

Laws' first three albums for the famous CTI label, dating from 1969, 1970 and 1971 respectively.  The tracks are a mixture of covers, such as 'Let It Be,' 'I've Gotta Get A Message To You' and 'Fire And Rain,' whilst 'Rite Of Spring' is Laws' interpretation of classical compositions.  Musicians featured include Airto Moreira, Ron Carter, Bob James and George Benson.  Digitally remastered and slipcased.  Extensive new notes.

 


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Blood Sweat & Tears/Child Is Father to the Man ....Hybrid SACD $29.99

Blood Sweat & Tears/Child Is Father to the Man ....Hybrid SACD $29.99

In 5.1 Surround Sound!  Exploding onto the scene as a band determined only to expand the boundaries of popular music, Blood Sweat & Tears immediately made their mark as virtuoso players with an important vision and statement. Calling on rock, R&B, jazz and even classical influences, the band, led by Al Kooper, made what remains one of the truly inspired, groundbreaking records of the late '60s.  The album introduced the idea of the big band to rock and roll and paved the way for such groups as Chicago. Child Is Father to the Man peaked at #47 on Billboard's chart. "I Love You More than You'll Ever Know" and "I Can't Quit Her" generated airplay on progressive rock radio.  This is the sound of a group of virtuosos enjoying itself in the newly open possibilities of pop music... the eclectic post-Sgt. Pepper era, a time when you could borrow styles from Greenwich Village contemporary folk to San Francisco acid rock and mix them into what seemed to have the potential to become a new American musical form.   Produced by John Simon; multi-channel recording produced by Al Kooper; multi-channel SACD 5.1 mix: Al Kooper at The Magic Shop NYC; multichannel SACD 5.1 mastering: Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios; Stereo CD and SACD mastering: Steve Hoffman at Stephen Marsh Mastering .

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band/The Paul Butterfield Blues Band ....Hybrid SACD $25.99

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band/The Paul Butterfield Blues Band ....Hybrid SACD $25.99

In the early sixties, the prevailing wisdom was that the blues was a music based on the shared experience of African Americans and that any attempt by a "Caucasian" to play the blues would pale in comparison. In 1965, Paul Butterfield broke that color barrier. The Butterfield Blues Band debut album was released in 1965 and became an instant favorite among blues aficionados. Rolling Stone Magazine ranks the Butterfield Blues Band one of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Downbeat Magazine has the album listed as number 11 of the greatest blues album of all time.  Butterfield teamed-up with guitarists Elvin Bishop and Mike Bloomfield, added Mark Naftalin on organ and hijacked Jerome Arnold on bass and Sam Lay on drums from Howlin' Wolf's band. The music that pours from this album is unfiltered, clamored, and let loose, like blues music is supposed to be and played with an intensity and pure passion in every bent note. In front of all these instruments is Butterfield's harmonica, beautifully dictating a mood and a genuine feel that set the standard for harmonica blowing vocalists.  The album features a mix of folk, rock, psychedelia, and even Indian classical music played over an embedded base of good old Chicago blues. Each song captures the essence of Chicago blues in a different way, from the back-alley feel of "Born in Chicago" to the melting ease of Willie Dixon's "Mellow Down Easy" to the authentic devotion that emanates from Bishop and Butterfield's "Our Love Is Drifting." "Shake Your Money Maker," "Blues With a Feeling," and "I Got My Mojo Working" (with Lay on vocals) are all equally moving pieces.  The Paul Butterfield Blues Band is a Chicago Blues Masterpiece and the foundation of any great music collection.

Eric Clapton/Pilgrim ....Hybrid SACD $29.99

Eric Clapton/Pilgrim ....Hybrid SACD $29.99

From the song titles ("River of Tears," "Broken Hearted," "Going Down Slow," "Sick and Tired") on down, Pilgrim is the musical journal of an artist who has wandered into some dark places and come back the wiser for his troubles. 1998's Pilgrim is the 13th studio album by Eric Clapton, it was his first album of original material since 1989's Journeyman.  The album is an intriguing musical tableau that experiments with drum machines and synthesized dashes of electronica and an inventive use of strings, performed by the London Session Orchestra, reminiscent of old-school R&B. There is wonderful, graceful guitar work throughout Pilgrim, Clapton provides some great hooks and emotional melodies. The best songs on this eloquent album of orchestrated blues meditations express a choked-up grief and despair. The songwriting is the standout feature of this album. Clapton wrote in his autobiography that he wanted to make the "saddest album." He wrote or co-wrote every song except "Born in Time," an overlooked Bob Dylan tune, and "Going Down Slow," a classic blues written by St. Louis Jimmy. In two songs, "My Father's Eyes" and "Circus," Clapton alludes to the tragic death of his 4-year-old son. The songs are very moving with more complicated melodies and in depth lyrics. Clapton's emphasis is placed on the entire arraingement instead of being built around a jam session.   Eric's voice has never sounded better, his singing is raw and passionate, much of the music is informed by smooth R&B textures. On the album's sizzling title track, he evokes some of the soulful eloquence of the great Curtis Mayfield. Clapton's vocals are among the most convincing of his career. Pilgrim is an atmospheric album whose mood is mostly melancholy. Unbearable loss and yearning are the central themes of Pilgrim, and with its heartbeat bass lines, melodic, meditative guitar figures and heartbreaking lyrics, it offers moments of pure beauty.  The album produced multi-platinum sales and appeared on the year-end Top 100 lists of countries all around the world.

Peter Paul & Mary/In the Wind ....Hybrid SACD $25.99

Peter Paul & Mary/In the Wind ....Hybrid SACD $25.99

In the Wind was so successful that when it hit #1 on the Billboard album charts, it caused their two previous albums to re-enter the Top 10 as well. The album was released in December 1963, a few months before the arrival of the Beatles heralded the British Invasion. At this point in musical history the folk music revival was in full flower.   Their third recording was one of the group's stronger outings...in particular, this record was essential to boosting the profile of Bob Dylan. The lead-off single of Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind" became world famous when it sold a phenomenal three hundred thousand copies in the first week of release. On July 13, 1963, it reached number two on the Billboard pop chart, with sales exceeding one million copies. At the Grammy Awards of 1964, their recording of "Blowin' in the Wind" won the Best Folk Recording and Best Performance by a Vocal Group. Other highlights include their gorgeous interpretation of Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" as well as spirituals, a lullaby, and even a Civil War ballad.  The vocals on this album are sublime-emotional, beautiful and dazzling. As always, Paul and Peter's guitar work is extraordinary (as is the bass work of Edgar deHaas). The songs they chose to record for this album are sung with conviction, belief and testimony. When this LP reached No. 1 in 1963 it was only weeks after John F. Kennedy's assassination, the folk movement was in full bloom...and something was definitely in the air. Or in the wind!

Recent Releases

Wendy Carlos/Disney's Tron - Original Soundtrack ....double vinyl LP $51.99

Wendy Carlos/Disney's Tron - Original Soundtrack ....double vinyl LP $51.99

Audio Fidelity is proud to announce the release of Disney's TRON Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The 1982 film score was composed, performed and produced by the pioneer electronic musician Wendy Carlos.  The Audio Fidelity release will contain two 180g translucent blue vinyl records packaged in a distinctive gatefold jacket. The album includes colorful photos from the popular cult film and generous and informative liner notes written by the composer as well as music critic, Michael Fremer who, at the time, served as the film's music supervisor. Fremer also oversaw the Audio Fidelity mastering by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio working with the original master tape source for the first time since the initial release.  Carlos composed an electronic score which was later overlapped with symphonic backgrounds by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the U.C.L.A. Chorus. The result is impressive and dynamic and seamlessly fuses organic and electronic music.  The multi-Grammy award winning Wendy Carlos best-known for her popular "Switched on Bach," series of albums also composed and performed on the soundtracks of two Stanley Kubrick cinema masterpieces, "A Clockwork Orange" and "The Shining."  The TRON album includes three bonus tracks along with two songs ("Only Solutions" and the rock guitar-drive instrumental, "1990's Theme") provided by Journey, one of America's best-selling bands.

Mike Bloomfield-Al Kooper-Steve Stills/Super Session ....Hybrid SACD $31.99

Mike Bloomfield-Al Kooper-Steve Stills/Super Session ....Hybrid SACD $31.99

Al Kooper was an A&R executive with Columbia Records in the early 1960's after leaving the group Blood Sweat & Tears. The Super Session album was conceived as a jam session with Kooper on keyboards and former Paul Butterfield Blues Band member Mike Bloomfield on lead guitar along with veteran studio musician and Wrecking Crew member "Fast" Eddie Hoh on drums and Barry Goldberg, also on keyboards. Bloomfield was available during the first day of recording for Side 1 (Tracks 1-5) of the LP. For the second day of recording, Kooper brought in former Buffalo Springfield guitarist Stephen Stills to perform on the music that became Side 2 (Tracks 6-9) of the LP. Recorded on a shoestring budget over a 2-day period in Los Angeles, Super Session went on to become a rock classic and earned the trio a gold record for sales of over one million copies.   The package includes new liner notes written by Al Kooper that tells the story of the Super Session album and the new 5.1 Multichannel mix. The 5.1 mix by Al Kooper with mastering by Bob Ludwig was never released and yet it has acquired some fame from industry insiders familiar with the Multichannel mix with comments like "excellent" and "it deserves to be heard."  The new mastering of the stereo tracks for new SACD Stereo and CD Stereo audio are by mastering engineer Steve Hoffman.

George Benson/Breezin' ....Hybrid SACD $31.99

George Benson/Breezin' ....Hybrid SACD $31.99

Breezin' by singer and guitarist George Benson is the best-selling jazz album of all time. Breezin' is a true virtuoso performance: a four-time Grammy nominee and two-time winner, the first album by a jazz artist to earn platinum certification.  Originally released in 1976, Breezin' - spearheaded by the hit single "This Masquerade" - was the album that first alerted the publc at large to Benson's talents. Long before that, however, he was known to jazz fans as "very probably the most gifted guitarist since Wes Montgomery."  Produced by Tommy Lipuma, Breezin' features Benson with keyboardists Ronnie Foster and Jorge Dalto, rhythm guitarist Phil Upchurch, drummer Harvey Mason, bass player Stanley Banks and percussionist Ralph MacDonald.  Leon Russell's "This Masquerade" (the first song in music history to occupy the #1 spot in jazz, pop and R & B charts), featuring Benson's soulful vocal and his trademark guitar-voice scatting technique, is the album's only non-instrumental. The other numbers include Bobby Womack's title song, the winner of Grammies for Record of the Year and Best Pop Instrumental.  The 5.1 Surround Sound mix is produced by Al Schmitt. The 5.1 Surround Sound mastering is by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab. The original 2-track stereo and DSD mastering is by Steve Hoffman at Marsh Mastering studio.





More to come soon including an expansion of the Anonymous Collection!!!  Spread the word!


Gary

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# 635

October 5, 2014

 

Hi, folks,

If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.  Also be sure to check out the Anonymous Collection Sale at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm .

In Today's Newsletter

Witchwood: The Strawbs
DGM: King Crimson, Fireballet, Fripp & Eno
KScope: Pink Floyd, Iamthemorning, Gazpacho, Ian Anderson, No-Man, Pineapple Thief
Snapper: Gong, Family, Pentagram
Mobile Fidelity: Miles Davis, The Allman Brothers Band
Burning Shed: Yes, Genesis, Martin Barre, Dave Greenslade, Burnt Belief (Colin Edwin & Jon Durant), Regal Worm, Zed (aka Bernard Szajner), XTC, Steve Reich, Travis & Fripp, Steve Hillage, Pink Floyd, Todd Rundgren, Judy Dyble, White Willow, Magenta, Funkadelic
Cuneiform: Happy Family, Jonathan Badger, Dylan Ryan & Sand, Anthony Pirog, Rob Mazurek and Black Cube SP, The Cellar and Point
Third Contact: Fractal Mirror
eOne: Dylan Howe, My Brother the Wind, Knight Area, Freak Kitchen, Carmine & Vinny Appice, Chicago, Chris Spedding, Bruce Cockburn, Albert Collins, Monty Python, Steve Roach & Jorge Reyes, Erik Wollo & Bernhard Wostheinrich, John Zorn, Eric Gales, Randy Bachman, Bachman & Turner, The Guess Who, Foghat, Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravatt, The Rutles, Lenny Breau, Guru Freakout, Cactus, Real World 25, Travers & Appice, The Pat Travers Band, Otis Grand, Chet Atkins
Floating World: Jethro Tull with the London Symphony Orchestra, Jon Anderson, Hugh Hopper, Mick Abrahams, Clearlight, Wilding & Bonus, Pink Floyd, Joey Molland, Aviator, Steve Hillage, Rick Wakeman, Pink Fairies, Ant-Bee, Erik Norlander, Rocket Scientists, Lana Lane, Clepsydra


Witchwood

Coming Soon!!!

The Strawbs/Prognostic ....import CD $14.99

The Strawbs/Prognostic ....import CD $14.99

Prognostic' compiles material that defines Strawbs once and for all as a prog rock force to be reckoned with. The music is powerful, yet melodic. The lyrics are biting, yet sensitive.  Track listing:  Heartbreak Hill, Through Aphrodite's Eyes, Something for Nothing, Starting Over, Deep in the Darkest Night (featuring Rick Wakeman and German progmeister Conny Conrad), The River/Down by the Sea (previously unreleased), Blue Angel (remastered), Tomorrow (remastered), Lay a Little Light on Me/Hero's Theme/Round and Round (remastered)(tracks 6-9 Archive Prog).


DGM

Coming Soon!!!

King Crimson/Islands ....Vinyl LP $29.99

King Crimson/Islands ....Vinyl LP $29.99

Islands is the sixth in a series of audiophile King Crimson vinyl reissues.  The album's return to the 12" vinyl format is newly cut from masters approved by Robert Fripp.  Manufactured on 200gm super-heavyweight vinyl and housed in a reprint of the original gatefold sleeve, this edition also contains bonus MP3 codes giving access to a download of a transfer of an original 1971 pressing (taken from Robert Fripp's personal file copy of the album).  A frequently beautiful and sometimes unfairly overlooked part of King Crimson's always intriguing back catalogue.  Personnel: Robert Fripp - guitar, mellotron, harmonium (track 6), sundry implements; Peter Sinfield - words, sounds and visions; Mel Collins - saxophones, flute, bass flute (track 6), backing vocals; Ian Wallace - drums, percussion, backing vocals; Boz Burrell - bass guitar, lead vocals, choreography

Available Now!!!

Fireballet/Night on Bald Mountain ....CD $16.99

Fireballet/Night on Bald Mountain ....CD $16.99

In 1975 Fireballet was touted as America's great contribution to British Rock. Their two vinyl albums were released worldwide to critical acclaim. They were never officially released on CD...until now. Remastered (by Larry "Synergy" Fast) and repackaged in a limited edition embossed digipak with bonus tracks.  Produced by King Crimson founder Ian McDonald.  Jim Cuomo (drums, lead vocals), Ryche Chlanda (guitars), Brian Hough (organ, synthesizers), Frank Petto (piano, synthesizers, electronic strings), Martin "Spike" Biglin (bass, bass pedals, 12-string guitar). Special appearance by Ian McDonald (flute, saxophone).

Fireballet/Two Too ....CD $16.99

Fireballet/Two Too ....CD $16.99

The second release from Fireballet, available for the first time on CD, is remastered and repackaged in limited edition embossed digipaks, with bonus tracks.  Visit the Fireballet Facebook page for details on this stellar release and the story behind the original cover, with band in actual tutus!.  Jim Cuomo (drums, lead vocals), Ryche Chlanda (guitars), Brian Hough (organ, synthesizers), Frank Petto (piano, synthesizers, electronic strings), Martin "Spike" Biglin (bass, bass pedals, 12-string guitar). Remastered by Larry "Syngergy" Fast.

Fripp & Eno/Equatorial Stars ....vinyl LP 31.99

Fripp & Eno/Equatorial Stars ....vinyl LP 31.99

Robert Fripp's personal favorite out of his trilogy of genre-defining collaborations with Brian Eno.  Originally released in 2004 and now available for the first time on (super-heavyweight 200g) vinyl.  Brian Eno is usually credited with the claim that everyone who originally bought a Velvet Underground album subsequently formed a band. It's no less valid to suggest that many of those involved in electronic music might not have been but for No Pussyfooting and Evening Star. Indeed few contemporary albums can claim as much lasting influence as No Pussyfooting by Fripp & Eno. It's safe to say that for the vast majority of buyers at the time of its initial release in 1973, this was their first exposure to the small world of electronic music. It's equally safe to say it wasn't their last. The equipment used was, by modern standards, primitive. The ideas expressed were, by any standards, enormous. Many went on to have careers based on the possibilities suggested by the album. Fripp & Eno - to their eternal credit - were too busy working as musicians to ever 'milk it' in that sense. One further full album, Evening Star, was issued in 1975. There were occasional collaborations, but no further recordings under the Fripp & Eno banner until the emergence of The Equatorial Stars in late 2004 as a limited edition release via the artists' websites, followed by a full release in 2005 on CD.  However, it was never issued on vinyl, until now.  The Equatorial Stars consists of a series of seven soundscapes. The evident care taken in the construction and presentation of the sound world makes the totality of the work so convincing. The textures and atmospheres forming the heart of each track manage to subtly change and alter, while leaving ample space for Robert's guitar solos to emerge from the center. The album was Fripp & Eno's opportunity to redefine an area of music they helped to launch into the mainstream in the first instance.


KScope

Coming Soon!!!

Pink Floyd/London 1966 - 1967 ....import CD + DVD $15.99

Pink Floyd/London 1966 - 1967 ....import CD + DVD $15.99

Syd Barrett - Nick Mason - Roger Waters - Rick Wright.  CD Sized Media Book - available for the first time as a DVD/CD package.  First ever studio recordings from the classic Pink Floyd line-up featuring Nick's Boogie (11:50) & Interstellar Overdrive (16:46).  Includes contemporary interview footage with key figures in art, music & film and deluxe media book packaging.  Pink Floyd 1966-1967 is a fascinating insight into the early world of one of rock's biggest bands.  Shot by movie maestro Peter Whitehead, featuring rare performance footage from the '60s line-up at Sound Techniques London and material from the legendary '14 Hour Technicolor Dream' extravaganza in April 1967 at Alexandra Palace and the UFO Club. Includes performance art by Yoko Ono and a Sgt. Pepper-era John Lennon taking in the festivities.

Iamthemorning/Belighted ....import CD $15.99

Iamthemorning/Belighted ....import CD $15.99

KScope debut from Russion progressive duo featuring Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson).  Iamthemorning are the latest band to join the Kscope roster, joining the likes of Steven Wilson, Anathema & Porcupine Tree.  Formed in 2010 in St Petersburg, Russia, iamthemorning feature pianist Gleb Kolyadin and vocalist Marjana Semkina.  After self releasing their debut album in 2012 and an EP early 2014, the band are set to release their new opus entitled Belighted. Recorded and mixed by Marcel van Limbeek (Tori Amos), the album also features Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) on drums. Gleb Kolyadin, himself a classically trained musician, took great care selecting the right musicians to ensure a high standard of musicianship for both their live performances and recording utilizing guitar, bass, drums, string quartet, and a number of rather unconventional instruments including harp, as well as performing as a an acoustic duet.  Taking their influence, both musically and lyrically, from the greats of the progressive rock arena including the likes of Porcupine Tree, Philip Glass and Kate Bush, their song writing is rich with metaphorical layers: referencing Shakespearean poetry, images of modern culture, visual aesthetics of Pre-Raphaelites leading the listener to deep emotional places. Marjana Semkina explains "there isn't just sadness, loneliness and pain in iamthemorning's lyrical field; there is beauty, happiness and hope as well."

 

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Gazpacho/Demon ....import CD $14.99

Gazpacho/Demon ....import CD $14.99

The new album from Gazpacho.  Gazpacho were formed in Oslo in 1996 by childhood friends Jon-Arne Vilbo and Thomas Andersen along with Jan-Henrik Ohme (later joined by Mikael Krømer, Lars Eric Asp and Kristian Torp).  Between 2003 and 2010 the band released five albums. All these albums were either self-released or on Marillion's Racket Records label but in 2010 the band signed to Kscope who gave an international release to the band's album Missa Atropos in 2011.  This was followed in 2012 by March of Ghosts which was also released on Kscope who have since released London, a live album recorded at Dingwalls in Camden in January 2011.  The band returns in 2014 with Demon, their latest studio album. Missa Atropos was a concept album that dealt with themes of death, fear and loneliness and March of Ghosts is a collection of short stories telling the stories of a variety of characters from beyond the grave and Demon continues this tradition of telling rich stories through the course of the album.  The album is made up of 4 songs. These songs are based on 'the mad ramblings left behind by an unknown tenant in an apartment in Prague,' and delve deep within the demon that possessed the inhabitant and explore the evil he has caused and all that he is capable of.

 

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Available Now

Ian Anderson/Homo Erraticaus [Tour Edition] ....import CD + DVD $17.99

Ian Anderson/Homo Erraticaus [Tour Edition] ....import CD + DVD $17.99

Special CD/DVD Tour Edition of the acclaimed hit album from Jethro Tull frontman, Ian Anderson. The DVD features the exclusive videos to each album track as seem at the shows, set to hi-resolution 24 bit stereo audio. Also included is a live performance of 'Enter the Uninvited' and new interview footage. To coincide with Ian Anderson's Homo Erraticus North American tour (commencing September 12th), KScope are pleased to announce a new tour edition of the acclaimed new studio album. In 2012 Ian Anderson released This As a Brick 2, the follow-up to Jethro Tulll's legendary concept album. The album was a critical and commercial success, charting around the world. In April 2014 he returned with the hit album 'Homo Erraticus.' The original 'Thick As a Brick album, released in 1972, was based around the poem of disgraced child prodigy Gerald Bostock. For Homo Erratcius Anderson is 'reunited' with Bostock, using lyrics written by Gerald based on an old historial manuscript. Following the release of this "Jethro Tull album" in all but name, Ian and his band embarked on an extensive UK tour, playing the album in its entirety followed by a selection of Tull classics. This show now moves on to Europe & North America.

No-Man/Schoolyard Ghosts ....import double CD $16.99

No-Man/Schoolyard Ghosts ....import double CD $16.99

Two disc edition of the 2008 album from Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness. Bonus disc includes alternative versions, demos and b-sides.  The second release on the Kscope label, No-Man's sixth official studio album, Schoolyard Ghosts, its first since 2003's atmospheric break-up album, Together We're Stranger, generated some of the best press and sales of the band's career.  Re-released as a 2CD set in vinyl replica packaging, this new edition features a bonus disc of rare material including demos and alternative versions of tracks from the album, plus b-sides. The bonus disc also includes an EP's worth of Tim Bowness's home studio recordings, which formed the basis of several of the album's songs.  Recorded between Autumn 2007 and Spring 2008, Schoolyard Ghosts is a distinctive combination of beautifully detailed songwriting, haunting melodies and inventively cinematic production.  The album saw No-Man's core duo of Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson expanding the band's sonic palette by collaborating with, amongst others Californian pedal steel ace Bruce Kaphan (American Music Club), saxophonist/flautist Theo Travis, drummers Pat Mastelotto and Gavin Harrison, and the London Session Orchestra (arranged by Dave Stewart).  Contains the semi-orchestral 12 minute epic Truenorth, fan favourite Wherever There Is Light and the intense sonic maelstrom of Mixtaped.

No-Man/Together We're Stranger ....import CD $15.99

No-Man/Together We're Stranger ....import CD $15.99

No-Man's fifth album 'Together We're Stranger' undoubtedly comprises the band's most ambitious and personal project in its history.  Originally released in 2003, 'Together We're Stranger' saw No-Man (the duo of Tim Bowness and Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson) further extending the reach of its panoramic soundscapes and cracked, mournful, ballads.  Boasting impressive performances from Ben Castle (clarinets), Roger Eno (harmonium) and Gramophone's David Picking (percussion, trumpet), amongst others, the album is a powerful and emotionally direct statement that has deservedly garnered cult acclaim and led to a growing fanbase and internet presence for the band.  This 2014 sleevepac version has been remastered by Steven Wilson and includes 2 bonus tracks with the included booklet features sleeve notes from Mojo Magazine's Johnny Black.

Pineapple Thief/Magnolia ....import CD $15.99
Pineapple Thief/Magnolia [Deluxe Edition] ....import double CD $16.99

Pineapple Thief/Magnolia ....import CD $15.99

Anthemic, catchy and straight from the heart, Magnolia represents the ultimate culmination of songwriter and guitarist Bruce Soord's ongoing quest to expand their musical horizons beyond the progressive sphere. With a sound more akin to Biffy Clyro and Muse, Magnolia has all the potential to bring The Pineapple Thief to the masses, having created a devastating collection of 12 beautifully crafted songs, cramming a vast array of emotional shades and inspirational ideas into its 47 mesmerising minutes. Veering from the strident opening assault of 'Simple As That', due to be released as the first single, through to the cinematic sweep of the closing track 'Bond.'  Magnolia was recorded at Snap Studios and mixed at Strongroom Studios in London, by Adam Noble, whose previous work includes albums from Placebo, Guillemots, Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams and Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly. Formed in 1999 by founder and chief songwriter Bruce Soord The Pineapple Thief have continued to evolve and refine their sound ever since and they're seen by many as one of the most interesting and innovative rock bands the UK have produced in recent years.  Recent albums like Someone Here Is Missing (2010) and All The Wars (2012) have made their reputation and fan base stronger, starting to gather interest from a wider spectrum of alternative rock followers. Bruce Soord also collaborates with other Kscope artists, joining forces with Katatonia's Jonas Renske on the 2013 Wisdom Of Crowds project and joining Katatonia on their recent Dethroned & Uncrowned Unplugged acoustic European tour.

 

Ian Anderson/Homo Erraticus [Deluxe Edition] ....import 2 CD + 2 DVD + Artbook $74.99

Ian Anderson/Homo Erraticus [Deluxe Edition] ....import 2 CD + 2 DVD + Artbook $74.99
(last copy!)

The 2014 conceptual masterclass from Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson reunites Anderson with Thick As a Brick lyricist Gerald Bostock for the first time since 1972.   A wonderfully ambitious fusion of folk, rock and metal stylings.  In 2012 Ian Anderson released Thick As a Brick 2, the follow-up to Jethro Tull's legendary concept album. The album was a critical and commercial success, charting around the world. In April he returns with Homo Erraticus, his new studio album.  The original Thick As a Brick album, released in 1972, was based around the poem of disgraced child prodigy Gerald Bostock. For Homo Erraticus Anderson is reunited with Bostock, using lyrics written by Gerald based on an old historical manuscript. The manuscript examines key events from throughout British history before going on to offer a number of prophecies for the future.   Suitably dramatized and exaggerated by Bostock as metaphors for modern life, he presented Anderson with ideas for 14 songs, which have now been set to music. The result is Homo Erraticus. The album will be released on Anderson's own Calliandra Records label in conjunction with Kscope.  Following the release of this "Jethro Tull album" in all but name, Ian and his band will be embarking on an extensive UK tour, where they will play the album in its entirety followed by a selection of Tull classics. These shows will be followed by further tours in Europe, America and more later in the year.  This limited edition is a deluxe 4 disc set presented in a 60 page hardback book, including DVD interview disc, bonus CD with audio documentary and 'hotel demos,' and a 5.1 surround mix of the album on DVD.

 

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Snapper

Coming Soon!!!

Gong/I See You ....import CD $16.99

Gong/I See You ....import CD $16.99

The enduring legend that is Gong - multi-National, multi-dimensional psychedelic combo - enters yet another new phase on their four-decades plus journey with I See You, a brand new album to be released on the Madfish label.  I See You is both timeless and timely, a welcome antidote to an increasingly homogenized musical mainstream.  Tracks such as This Revolution, a spoken piece which name checks Gil Scott-Heron and picks up on the vibe of his 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,' articulates the kind of concerns and theories that have always inspired Daevid Allen and informed the Gong worldview, contrasts with the ferocious inter-stellar funk of 'You See Me,' which is sure to be a live favourite. Thank You is a heavy slab of psychedelicized blues, whilst 'Shakti Yoni Dingo Virgin' is a moody, melodic instrumental piece that serves to illustrate the immense musical firepower and musical diversity that lurks within the current line-up of Gong.

Family/Fearless ....import double CD $16.99

Family/Fearless ....import double CD $16.99

Growing out of the R&B boom of the early '60s, Family's sound evolved into a unique mix of progressive rock, blues, folk, jazz, psychedelia and high energy rock 'n' roll built around the distinctive vocals of frontman Roger Chapman, Charlie Whitney's innovative guitar playing and Rob Townsend's thunderous drumming. During their seven year career Family released eight albums, scoring four hit singles and seven chart albums.   Regarded by many fans and critics as the band's finest album, Fearless was originally released in 1971 and entered the UK chart at #14. The album also gave the band its first US chart placing and features the classic tracks Between Blue & Me, Sat'D'Y Barfly, Spanish Tide and Children.  This new two disc version being released through Madfish in a deluxe media book has recordings remastered from the original master tapes with a bonus disc of the band's highest UK charting single 1971's single 'In My Own Time' and B side 'Seasons.' The 16 page booklet includes new sleeve notes by Family expert Pete Feenstra , with press cuttings and memorabilia supplied by Dave Eames & Trevor Gardiner, including the original ad promoting the album in the UK press.

Pentagram/All Your Sins ....import double DVD $20.99

Pentagram/All Your Sins ....import double DVD $20.99

Extensive and definitive doubld DVD collection of archive and new footage spanning three deaces from the US heavy metal masters.  Pentagram, the highly influential American heavy metal/doom pioneers fronted by mastermind Bobby Liebling, formed in the early 1970s, though their debut album - now known as 'Relentless' - didn't see a release until 1985.  Through four decades of adversity and triumph, Pentagram has become a legendary international act and have firmly stamped their name in the heavy metal history books.  This first-ever official video collection recovers, repairs and resurrects the earliest known footage of these doomed metal pioneers and more. Featuring two DVDs packed with priceless archive footage, as well as recent shows, 'All Your Sins - Video Vault' unearths the rumoured lost visual evidence pent up in the Ram Family vault for decades.  This definitive collection contains numerous historical shows, including a charged performance at the legendary CBGB's club in 1985, with a mass of classic renditions from the band's catalogue finally gathered together for a live journey spanning over 30 years.


Mobile Fidelity

Coming Soon!!!

Miles Davis/Bitches Brew ....Hybrid SACD $29.99

Miles Davis/Bitches Brew ....Hybrid SACD $29.99

Miles Davis Bitches Brew on numbered limited edition Hybrid 2 x SACD from Mobile Fidelity.  This monumental 1970 double album is a signpost for jazz fusion: psychedelic record still sounds ahead of its time more than 40 years later.  Mastered from the original master tapes, this collectable audiophile version of Bitches Brew joins the ranks of eleven other essential Miles Davis sets given supreme sonic and packaging treatment by Mobile Fidelity. Having established new possibilities for studio-recording techniques, the record can now be experienced to maximum degree by way of this analog edition that widens and deepens the soundstage, opens up separation between instruments, and broadens the dynamic range. If ever a jazz album can be said to have gone to outer space and back, this is it.

The Allman Brothers Band/Brothers and Sisters ....Hybrid SACD $28.99

The Allman Brothers Band/Brothers and Sisters ....Hybrid SACD $28.99

The Allman Brothers Band Brothers and Sisters on numbered limited edition hybrid SACD from Mobile Fidelity.  Chart-topping album includes smash "Ramblin' Man" and favorites"Jessica" and"Southbound."  Mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelity's hybrid SACD of Brothers and Sisters joins the unparalleled reissue imprint's other Allman titles in presenting the superlative ensemble's work in the most lifelike, uncompromised fidelity possible in the digital format. Whether it's the feather-light harmonic layering of the collective's background vocals, echoing cavity of Leavell's gospel-tinted piano, skin-against-skin smack of Jaimoe's congas, or sweet dobro lines laid down by Betts, this version betters all previous digital pressings by bringing you, the listener, as close to the studio as any record feasibly can.  Brothers and Sisters is significant for myriad reasons. It's the first album the Allman Brothers Band made in its entirety after Duane Allman's death. It also came after bassist Berry Oakley's spookily similar passing, yet he appears on two of the songs.  The 1973 set also marks the emergence of guitarist Dickey Betts as the collective's leader, and pianist Chuck Leavell's arrival. But more than anything else, the record remains noteworthy for its incredible soulfulness and completeness.  Having stayed at the top of the Billboard charts for five consecutive weeks, Brothers and Sisters constitutes the Allman Brothers Band's biggest commercial triumph.

 

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Miles Davis/My Funny Valentine-Miles Davis in Concert ....Hybrid SACD $28.99

Miles Davis/My Funny Valentine-Miles Davis in Concert ....Hybrid SACD $28.99

Miles Davis My Funny Valentine on numbered limited edition Hybrid SACD from Mobile Fidelity.  Miles Davis' My Funny Valentine marks several historic turning points. For Davis, the live album represents the final time on record he'd perform standards rather than original compositions. It also stands as one of the last documents made by the same band that created Seven Steps of Heaven.  Boasting gorgeous sound, Mobile Fidelity's collectable SACD reissue is presented in reference-standard fidelity, the record boasts balances, tonalities, and airiness that duplicate the experience of witnessing live jazz in an acoustically ideal hall. The images of each individual instrument, the decay of the notes, the inner reaches of the piano, and symmetry of the horns - all are rendered with palpable detail. This is the very definition of reach-out-and-touch-it realism.   Staged as a benefit to support voter registration in the South, the February concert came amidst the height of the Civil Rights movement, a cause dear to Davis' heart.   Pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams are their leader's equal, and would continue with Davis until later in the decade, helping form what's now known as the "second great quintet."  But the secret weapon arrives in the form of tenor saxophonist George Coleman. His lines are subtle and sophisticated, straight ahead but capable of unanticipated direction.  One listen confirms something special transpiring, and on this Mobile Fidelity reissue, those properties are rendered in a manner that's as transparent to the source as humanly possible.

 


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Yes/Relayer ....import CD + DVD-A $35.99
Yes/Relayer ....import CD + Blu-Ray $39.99

Yes/Relayer ....import CD + DVD-A $35.99

Relayer is the third in a series of remixed and expanded Yes albums.  Presented as a double digipak format in a slipcase with a booklet featuring new sleeve notes by Sid Smith, along with rare photos and archive material, the album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson and is fully approved by Yes.  The Blu-Ray edition is presented in a mini vinyl replica gatefold card sleeve (with protective inner sleeves).   "…we had so much happening musically and sonically, we needed surround sound to realise the concept." - Jon Anderson (interviewed for the sleeve-notes to this release).  Featuring Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Patrick Moraz, Alan White and Steve Howe.  The CD features a new stereo album mix by Steven Wilson.

The DVD-A features:
- a 5.1 DTS Mix and High Resolution Stereo mixes.
- DVD-A players can, additionally, access a 5.1 Lossless audio mix (24bit 96khz).
- the new album mix in high resolution stereo
- the original album mix in a hi-res flat transfer from the original stereo master tape source.
- numerous audio extras appear in high-resolution stereo including demos and studio run-throughs of album tracks making for an alternative version of Relayer.
- original artwork expanded, restored and approved by Roger Dean.

The Blu-Ray features:
- 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Surround (24bit/96khz) mixed from the original multi-channel recordings.
- the new stereo album mix in DTS-HD Master Audio (24bit/96khz).
- the original album mix in a DTS-HD Master Audio flat transfers from the original master tape source. (24bit/192khz)
- exclusive needle-drop of an original UK vinyl A1/B1 pressing transferred in 24bit/96khz audio.
- exclusive instrumental versions of all new mixes in DTS-HD Master Audio stereo (24bit/96khz).
- numerous audio extras appear in high-resolution stereo including demos and studio run-throughs of album tracks making for an alternative version of Relayer.
- blu-ray exclusive features include additional demo/studio run-throughs, full album instrumental mixes, a full album needle-drop of an original UK A1/B1 vinyl pressing, singles edits, a live tracks & needle-drops of the banded tracks from the original US vinyl promo album.
- original artwork expanded, restored and approved by Roger Dean.

Genesis/Sum of the Parts ....import DVD $31.99
Genesis/Sum of the Parts ....import Blu-Ray $34.99

Genesis/Sum of the Parts ....import DVD $31.99

Sum of the Parts is the authorised story of Genesis made with the full co-operation of all former band members.  The 2014 documentary explores the dynamics of the group and examines what has enabled it to successfully survive multiple changes of line-up and musical direction. It also chronicles band members' solo careers.  Sum Of The Parts contains over 30 minutes of additional interviews not included in the BBC version, Together and Apart.  "I think when we got it right we had something that none of us could do on our own. There were different musical histories merging together in a powerful way." - Peter Gabriel.  DVD Format: NTSC Region 0, Blu-Ray Region Free; Sound Formats: DTS Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Stereo; Running Time: 124 mins approx.

 

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Martin Barre/Order of Play ....import CD $29.95

Martin Barre/Order of Play ....import CD $29.95

A live in the studio recording of the Martin Barre Band's current show, featuring several Jethro Tull classics, including Thick As a Brick (excerpt) and Minstrel in the Gallery.  'In January 2013, we headlined a festival in Somerset, UK. We wanted a live CD to be a summary of the last two years of our work. The fans had kept asking for a CD version of the show and this was the ideal opportunity, with the band in one place, and a couple of days off.  The festival was a great success and after a very late night, we met at Middle Farm Studio, about 50 miles away, the next morning. We set the back-line up, as we do onstage, with Dan in a booth, as he, rightly, felt that it was important to record all his vocals live. Every track was one take, except for Still Loving You Tonight. Dan and I did two versions, but used the first one anyway! It was really important to keep the feel and continuity the same as a live gig. By the end of the day, we had all the songs finished.' - Martin Barre.  Tracks:  New Day Yesterday, Fatman, Watch Your Step, Crossroads, Minstrel in the Gallery, To Cry You a Song, Steal Your Heart Away, Thick As a Brick (excerpt), Sweet Dream, Song for Jeffrey, Rock Me Baby, Teacher, Still Loving You Tonight, Locomotive Breath.  Credits:  Martin Barre - guitar, mandolin; Dan Crisp - vocals, guitar; Alan Bray - bass; George Lindsay - drums; Richard Beesley - saxophones / clarinet

Dave Greenslade/Cactus Choir ....import CD $24.99

Dave Greenslade/Cactus Choir ....import CD $24.99

Recorded as a solo album in the wake of Greenslade's split, and sporting a spectacular Roger Dean cover, Cactus Choir was issued in 1976 and is available on CD for the first time.  Linking up with producer Rupert Hine, Greenslade enlisted help from gifted musicians such as Simon Phillips, Tony Reeves (Greenslade), John Perry (Caravan) and Steve Gould (Rare Bird), with orchestrations by Simon Jeffes (Penguin Cafe Orchestra).  The booklet notes are based on a 2014 interview and this reissue also features the bonus track Gangsters (the theme to the 1978 BBC TV series of the same name), with vocals by fellow ex-Colosseum member Chris Farlowe.

 

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Burnt Belief (Colin Edwin & Jon Durant)/Etymology ....import CD $27.99

Burnt Belief (Colin Edwin & Jon Durant)/Etymology ....import CD $27.99

Bassist Colin Edwin and guitarist Jon Durant return under their Burnt Belief moniker to release a new album of progressive ethno-ambient fusion instrumentals.  Whilst still retaining the strong sonic identity laid down on predecessor Burnt Belief, Etymology represents an expansion and natural evolution of the duo's sound, partly due to the input of three highly accomplished drummers (Vinny Sabatino, Dean McCormick and Jose Duque) who complement and reinforce the existing programmed electronic rhythms.  Etymology is further enriched by some sensitive, electric violin performances from highly regarded classical musician Steve Bingham (also known for his evocative work with No-Man).

 

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Regal Worm/Neither Use nor Ornament (A Small Collection of Big Suites) ....import CD $27.99

Regal Worm/Neither Use nor Ornament (A Small Collection of Big Suites) ....import CD $27.99

In this second collection, the Regal Worm has created a monumental quintych as two eighteen minute-plus guardians bookend a trio of short unruly children (to prevent them from escaping and setting fire to things).  Birthed once again in Pig View studio (a vintage equipment-crammed garret of wonder); aided by choicest heavy friends, the new album knits dark, playful lyricism with rhythmic, angular, multi-layered PROG sound buds. Indeed, a distillation of the highly detailed, anarchic and lysergic tingle of 'Use and Ornament,' the critically acclaimed debut from last year.  All tracks written, performed, recorded and produced by Jarrod Gosling.  Personnel:  Jarrod Gosling: Mellotron M400, RMI 368 electra piano, Octave Kitten, Minimax ASB, ARP 2600, Hammond L122, Hammond T500, Fender Rhodes piano, Philips Philicorda AG-755 organ, Korg MS20, EDP Wasp Deluxe, Kawai S100, piano, bass guitar, voice, 6 and 12 string electric guitars, acoustic guitar, glockenspiels, drums, mandolin, stylophone, percussion, accordion, lap steel guitar, toy piano, recorder, bowed cymbal, field recordings;  with:  Louis Atkinson: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone; Emily Ireland: voice; Graham McElearney: harp; Kevin Pearce: voice; Peter Rophone: voice, 12 string acoustic guitar, Portuguese guitarra; Mick Somerset-Ward: tenor saxophone, flute.

 

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Zed (aka Bernard Szajner)/Visions of Dune ....import CD $27.99

Zed (aka Bernard Szajner)/Visions of Dune ....import CD $27.99

French electronic pioneer Bernard Szajner's 1979 concept album based around Frank Herbert's cult Dune Trilogy featured hypnotic sci-fi drones and otherworldly melodies creating a multi-layered, deeply immersive listening experience.  Remastered from the original tapes by Rashad Becker in Berlin, and with a new sleeve reimagined by acclaimed Barcelona-based designer Arnau Pi (Young Turks, Hivern Discs, DJ Kicks), the reissue includes two lost pieces from the original sessions, left off because Pathe Marconi EMI considered them to be 'too futuristic.'  After years spent in relative obscurity, it is time for the best-kept secret of the French underground to leave its protective shadow and finally appear in the full light of day.  About Bernard Szajner:  Often described as the 'French Brian Eno,' and like his British counterpart he has a parallel career as a successful visual artist. Before he started recording music he established himself as the mastermind behind innovative lighting effects for Gong, Magma, Pierre Henry, Oliver Messiasen, Stomu Yamashta and The Who. Later he became a pioneer in laser technology and robotics, inspired in 1980 by Samuel Delany's novel Nova to create a laser harp which he used live on stage. He also collaborated with Howard Devoto of Magazine, and with Karel Beer in iconoclastic new wave outfit The (Hypothetical) Prophets.

 

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XTC/Drums and Wires ....import CD + DVD-A $34.99
XTC/Drums and Wires ....import CD + Blu-Ray $39.99

XTC/Drums and Wires ....import CD + DVD-A $34.99

The revolutionary Drums and Wires from 1979 is the second in a series of expanded XTC album reissues, including 5.1 Surround mixes, new stereo mixes and High-Resolution stereo mixes.  Steven Wilson produced the mixes with the input of founder band member Andy Partridge and the full approval of the band.  This cd/dvd-a set is presented in special packaging with an expanded booklet and sleeve-notes by Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory.  CD features a stereo mix by Steven Wilson plus 6 additional singles and non-album tracks.  DVDA features: a 5.1 LPCM Surround mix in 24bit/96khz mixed from the original multi-track tapes; Steven Wilson stereo mix, original album mix and 7 bonus stereo tracks, all in High Resolution stereo. including the two tracks from the single that accompanied early copies of the vinyl album, two extended mixes of songs and the DJM mixes (songs earmarked as potential single releases).   Complex knotty rhythms and memorable melodic hooks collide with thought-provoking lyrics on the album that established XTC as one of the most inventive bands of the New Wave era.  For those already familiar with Drums and Wires, this reissue provides a comprehensively expanded edition of a much loved classic. For anyone fortunate enough to be new to the spiky delights of Drums and Wires, yes, pop music really was this good at one point in time.

Blu-ray (Region 0, NTSC) features:  Presented in 24bit/96khz LPCM Audio: - Album mixed in 5.1 Surround.  - Steven Wilson stereo mix and original album mix in High Resolution stereo.  Blu-Ray exclusive material includes:  Numerous additional stereo and 5.1 tracks, new stereo album instrumental mixes, 5 demo sessions and promo films for the singles Making Plans for Nigel and Life Begins at the Hop;  including the two tracks from the single that accompanied early copies of the vinyl album, two extended mixes of songs and the DJM mixes (songs earmarked as potential single releases).

Steve Reich/Phases - A Nonesuch Retrospective ....import 5 CD Set $46.99

Steve Reich/Phases - A Nonesuch Retrospective ....import 5 CD Set $46.99

A specially priced 5cd overview of Steve Reich's remarkable career, including Pat Metheny's seminal 1987 rendition of Electric Counterpoint.  This is the 2006 edition.

Genesis/Three Sides Live ....import DVD $33.99
Genesis/Three Sides Live ....import Blu-Ray $36.99

Genesis/Three Sides Live ....import DVD $33.99

Only ever been released on DVD in the limited edition box set The Movie Box 1981-2007, Three Sides Live was filmed in November 1981 on the Abacab tour in North America and was originally released on VHS to coincide with the live album of the same name.   Originally filmed in 16mm, the footage has now been fully restored and is being reissued on Blu-Ray for the first time (region free) and on standalone DVD for the first time (NTSC Region 0).  Focusing on tracks from the Duke and Abacab albums, the performances are intercut with behind the scenes footage and interviews with band members.   A visually stunning show which captures the band in transition between its progressive past and more pop oriented future.  Bonus Features: audio only full length versions of Behind the Lines, Duchess, Me & Sarah Jane, Man on the Corner, One for the Vine, The Fountain of Salmacis and Follow You Follow Me.

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Travis & Fripp/Discretion ....import CD + DVD-A $31.99

Travis & Fripp/Discretion ....import CD + DVD-A $31.99

Featuring material drawn from concerts in Cornwall, Barcelona and Rome, Discretion is the fourth Travis & Fripp album.  Recorded to hi-res multi-track with minimal studio overdubs prior to being mixed down to hi-res stereo, the album is presented in a two disc CD/DVD-A format in a digi-pack, enabling the music to be heard, as intended, in hi-res audio form on the DVD-A (playable on all dvd players).  Travis & Fripp's music moves from the small-scale and intimate to an epic grandeur filled with blissful reverie and, on occasion, mournful reflection.  A masterclass in empathy, invention and vision, the album features two additional audio tracks previously only available on video (including the stunning Rhapsody On The Theme From Starless, an improvisation based on one of the most beloved King Crimson tracks).

Steve Hillage/Live at Rockpalast 1977 ....import CD + DVD $44.99

Steve Hillage/Live at Rockpalast 1977 ....import CD + DVD $44.99

Steve Hillage live in 1977 captured on DVD and re-mastered CD performing several of his most beloved pieces.  With Jethro Tull's Clive Bunker in the drum stool, Camel's Colin Bass on bass and vocals, Christian Boule on guitar and long time collaborator Miquette Giraudy on synth and voacls, Hillage and band tackle the epic Solar Musick and Lunar Musick suites, as well as classics such as Salmon Song and Hurdy Gurdy Man.   The DVD running time is approximately 85 minutes, is Region 0 NTSC and includes both Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound options.

Pink Floyd/Live at Pompeii ....import DVD $21.99

Pink Floyd/Live at Pompeii ....import DVD $21.99

The version of director Adrian Maben's legendary Pink Floyd film from 1972.  Copious extras plus some of the finest performances of the Floyd's career. Regions: 1,2,3,4,5,6  Includes director's cut & documentary

Todd Rundgren/Runt + The Alternate Runt ....import double CD $31.99

Todd Rundgren/Runt + The Alternate Runt ....import double CD $31.99

Todd's debut Runt, from 1970, features the hit We Gotta Get You a Woman in addition to the nine-minute epic Birthday Carol.  The Band's Levon Helm and Rick Danko play on Once Burned, while hints of Todd's future experimentation are found on There Are No Words.   This re-issue features the entirety of the November 1970 miss-pressing of the album, including the rarities Say No More and Baby (uncut version).  A 2014 deluxe casebound book double cd edition containing the lyrics plus extensive notes by Paul Myers, taken from his brilliant A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio.

Todd Rundgren/Initiation ....import CD $24.99

Todd Rundgren/Initiation ....import CD $24.99

When it was released in 1975, at 68 minutes, Initiation was the longest album ever on one piece of vinyl.  Starting with Todd's classic Philly soul single Real Man and the innovative 'electronic a cappella 'Born to Synthesize,' the entirety of the second side of the album comprises the 36 minute synthesizer extravaganza A Treatise on Cosmic Fire, which broke new ground in its use of technology.  A 2014 deluxe casebound book edition containing the lyrics plus extensive notes by Paul Myers, taken from his brilliant A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio.  Also features Rick Derringer, Dave Sanborn, Edgar Winter, future Utopianx Roger Powell and John Wilcox, Moogy Klingman, Rick Marotta and more.

Todd Rundgren/Hermit of Mink Hollow ....import CD $24.99

Todd Rundgren/Hermit of Mink Hollow ....import CD $24.99

Todd's beguiling and tuneful offering from 1978 was a truly solo release (with the Toddmeister handling all instruments and vocals) and in Can We Still Be Friends and Bag Lady delivered some of the most beautiful music of this maverick artist's venerable career.  A 2014 deluxe casebound book edition containing the lyrics plus extensive notes by Paul Myers, taken from his brilliant A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio.

Judy Dyble/Live at WM Jazz ....import CD $28.99

Judy Dyble/Live at WM Jazz ....import CD $28.99

Judy Dyble and band (curated and directed by The Curator, Alistair Murphy) captured live at the WM Jazz club in 2014.  Airing intimate versions of material mainly taken from her recent, acclaimed albums, Talking with Strangers and Flow and Change, the album provides ample evidence of Dyble's 21st Century creative renaissance.

White Willow/Ex Tenebris (Expanded Edition) ....import CD $18.95

White Willow/Ex Tenebris (Expanded Edition) ....import CD $18.95

A remastered, and expanded reissue of the long out of print second album from Norway's sublime White Willow.  Something of a cult favourite when originally issued in 1998, the album fuses symphonic rock, folk rock and gothic atmospheres into a unique sound and is awash with vintage instruments such as Mellotrons and Theremins.  This 2014 edition features previously unheard bonus material, liner notes and comes with new artwork.

 

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White Willow/Sacrament (Expanded Edition) ....import CD $18.95

White Willow/Sacrament (Expanded Edition) ....import CD $18.95

A remastered, and expanded reissue of the third album from Norway's sublime White Willow.  Originally issued in 2000, the highly regarded Sacrament made Popmatters exclaim, "Rock madrigals that don't sound like Jethro Tull - who'd have thunk it!"  A Scandinavian Symphonic Rock classic featuring oboes, woodwinds, mellotrons and Rickenbackers and a pastoral, neo-classical sound mixed with heavier, more gothic moments.  This 2014 edition features previously unheard bonus material, liner notes and comes with new artwork.

 

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To accompany the release of Rob Reed's well received Sanctuary, here is a selection from the back catalogue of Reed's main band Magenta.  Releases include the special cd/dvd editions of Seven, Home and Metamorphosis, and the four song two cd set Revolutions from 2001 that started off the band's journey.

Magenta/Revolutions ....import double CD $32.99

Magenta/Revolutions ....import double CD $32.99

Consisting of four lengthy multipart epics, Revolutions was Magenta's ambitious Symphonic Progressive debut from 2001.

Magenta/Seven (Special Edition) ....import CD + DVD $32.99

Magenta/Seven (Special Edition) ....import CD + DVD $32.99

The special cd/dvd edition Magenta's second album from 2004. Limited to 2000 copies globally.  The CD features a remixed and re-mastered version of the album, including a complete version of Pride and an enhanced version of Greed. Featuring sleeve notes by Stephen Lambe.  The DVD includes:  A brand new 5.1 mix of the album by Rob Reed based on the brand new stereo remix.  Extensive interviews with Rob Reed and lyricist Steve Reed, discussing each track from a musical and lyrical point of view, the artwork and guest musicians, and also reflecting on the impact of the CD 5 years on.  Behind the mix. Rob Reed discusses and dissects the multi-tracks of the original 2004 mix.   Rare DV camera footage of songs from Seven being rehearsed and performed live.

Magenta/Home (Special Edition) ....import double CD $32.99

Magenta/Home (Special Edition) ....import double CD $32.99

The special edition of Home is a two disc set featuring the tracks re-arranged into their originally intended running order.  All the music from Home and New York Suite is placed in chronological sequence.

Magenta/Metamorphosis (Special Edition) ....import CD + DVD $32.99

Magenta/Metamorphosis (Special Edition) ....import CD + DVD $32.99

The complete Metamorphosis experience!  A 2013 CD/DVD reissue of the 2008 album by Magenta.  The CD contains the complete original album, along with five extra tracks. Four are brand new arrangements of songs from the original album and the fifth is the sought after 'missing section' from the title track Metamorphosis, available on CD for the first time.  The DVD contains the original album in 5.1 Surround sound, along with over 2 hours of 'making of' features and interviews. There are also three promo videos including the brand new video for The War Bride's Prayer.  DVD Region 0 NTSC:

 

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Magenta/Chameleon ....import CD $27.99

Magenta/Chameleon ....import CD $27.99

Magenta's fifth studio album from 2011 was full of Prog invention and memorable melodies.

 

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Magenta/Live: on Our Way to Who Knows Where ....import double CD $32.99

Magenta/Live: on Our Way to Who Knows Where ....import double CD $32.99

A two disc live set from 2012 featuring songs from every preceding Magenta studio album.  Includes a bonus studio recording of When We Were Young.

Magenta/The Twenty Seven Club ....import CD + DVD $32.99

Magenta/The Twenty Seven Club ....import CD + DVD $32.99

2013's The Twenty Seven Club represents a return to Magenta's Progressive Rock roots.   The album's concept revolves around the group of musician/singers (including Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain) who all died at the age of 27, many from alcohol or drug abuse.  CD/DVD version with DTS and Dolby 5.1 surround mixes, 107 minute 'making of' documentary, and The Lizard King promo video.

 

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Funkadelic/Hardcore Jollies ....import CD $27.99

Funkadelic/Hardcore Jollies ....import CD $27.99

2014 reissue in a deluxe CD mediabook with photos and comprehensive sleeve notes.   Hardcore Jollies was Funkadelic's ninth studio album and the band's first for Warner Bros. Records.  Released in October 1976 and dedicated to "the guitar players of the world," it followed hard on the heels of their last album for indie Westbound, which comprised outtakes from the same recording sessions. Hardcore Jollies was also the last Funkadelic album to feature three original members of The Parliaments, vocalists Fuzzy Haskins, Grady Thomas and Calvin Simon. Arguably lighter in tone than earlier outings, goofiness still abounds with standout moments including If You Got Funk, You Got Style and Soul Mate.  Spawning the singles Comin' Round the Mountain and Smokey, the album also includes a live remake of 1973's Cosmic Slop, from the album of the same name. Recorded during rehearsals for 1976's P-Funk Earth Tour, this version features a vocal introduction dropped from the 1973 studio cut and features prominent guitar solos by Michael Hampton, widely considered to be among the best of his early work. Although uncredited, Hardcore Jollies also features guitarist Eddie Hazel. Artist Pedro Bell delivers the band's trademark eccentric sleeve art, whilst the album's accompanying short story should raise a titter or two.  Very Funkalicious, my friends!

Funkadelic/Uncle Jam Wants You ....import CD $27.99

Funkadelic/Uncle Jam Wants You ....import CD $27.99

Funkadelic's politically provocative eleventh studio album from 1979.  2014 reissue in a deluxe CD mediabook with photos and comprehensive sleeve notes.  More militant in tone than its predecessor One Nation Under A Groove, which described a Funk utopia, Uncle Jam's stated mandate was to, 'Rescue dance music from the blah.'  A reference to the 'Uncle Sam Wants You!' US Army recruitment poster, the sleeve depicts George Clinton (aka Dr Funkenstein) in a Huey Newton Black Panthers pose.  The album contains a 15-minute plus version of the band's last significant hit (Not Just) Knee Deep. A veritable Funkathon, by Lord!

 


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Happy Family/Minimal Gods ....CD $16.99

Happy Family/Minimal Gods ....CD $16.99

Happy Family first appeared in the early 1990s as part of the explosion of exciting, underground bands roaring out of Japan at that time, such as Ruins and Boredoms.  An instrumental quartet of keyboards, guitar, bass and drums, they released two albums of over-the-top, metal, King Crimson and Magma influenced avant-progressive rock for Cuneiform Records in 1995 (Happy Family) and 1997 (Toscco) and then fell silent....until now!  Reforming with original personnel 15 years later, they are back and just as heavy and intense as they ever were.  And they still sound like no one else except Happy Family!  "Skewered blasts of noisome, Red metal shatters through rough and tumble landscapes of shuddering percussion, ominous, gravelly basslines and wheezing synths. An all-instrumental bulldozer of an album..."

 

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Happy Family/Toscco ....CD $16.99

Happy Family/Toscco ....CD $16.99

A Cuneiform classic returns!  This new printing of the band's second album includes the previously Japanese-only bonus track "Dear My Daughter."   Toscco is the much anticipated second release from Japan's premier Zeuhl smokers. Still an instrumental quartet of keyboards, guitar, bass and drums, the years of work and playing since their first release have given them even more confidence and a more "gritty" sound. The addition of new guitarist Takahiro Izutani has also notched up the energy level. He's also a fine songwriter, and has contributed a new slant to their sound. This is a big step forward from their much appreciated first.

 

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Jonathan Badger/Verse ....CD $16.99

Jonathan Badger/Verse ....CD $16.99

Experimental guitarist / musician / composer Jonathan Badger releases his third studio album, Verse, his first on Cuneiform Records.  Jonathan studied composition at Duke University. He also studied in Guitar Craft, a guitar school founded and guided by Robert Fripp of King Crimson.  Jonathan's work ranges from post-rock sludge to neo-baroque chamber music. His compositions and improvisations show themselves in electronic garb, all the while maintaining the character of solo guitar.  The guitar and percussion tracks of Verse were recorded to half-inch tape, after which Jonathan brought in a number of musicians to help orchestrate the pieces with brass, voice, reeds and strings. The album begins with simple guitar textures that slowly devolve and descend into vast subterranean soundscapes.  "This melancholic, mosaic record . . . shuffles nimbly between extremes of darkness and light the way an Olympic figure skater transitions from twirls and spins to Lutzes and Axles, a suite of fluid, involving instrumentals that draws from disparate genres to arrive at a sort of post-ambient survey course." - Baltimore City Paper

 

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Dylan Ryan & Sand/Circa ....CD $16.99

Dylan Ryan & Sand/Circa ....CD $16.99

Drummer and composer Dylan Ryan, who has his feet firmly planted in indie rock and creative jazz (playing in Cursive and Herculaneum), returns with the second album by his band Sand. Throughout Circa, Ryan, guitarist Timothy Young (John Zorn, David Sylvian, Beck) and bassist Devin Hoff (Nels Cline, Cibo Matto) build upon their debut, an already inventive take on the guitar power trio, borrowing elements of James 'Blood' Ulmer, Fugazi, Bill Frisell and Fred Frith's Massacre.  Regarding his intentions for Sand's second record, Ryan said, "The most important thing for me while putting this record together was the idea of playing on the strengths of the first record without completely abandoning the sound we stumbled onto. When I did the first record, Hoff, Young, and I hadn't played a single show, or even played that much together yet so we were kind of feeling things out. After touring that record, I knew that I wanted to build on four main things; the harmonic openness or simplicity, the dramatic dynamic shifts, the ensemble passages, and especially group unison parts as on songs like 'Visionary Fantasy'."   Circa takes the most memorable elements of the debut record and expands upon them, honing the craft, and further distinguishing their sound. The sheer size of the band's sound has increased immensely. Introspective pastoral moments of "Visionary Fantasy" are book-ended by sludge-trodden group passages and the shadows of Dark Americana in "Slow Sculpture," which in turn are countered in "Possession" with highly imaginative Melvins-esque ensemble figures. Young's blissful guitar phrases lend an almost vocal capacity to these songs as Ryan and Hoff offer a perfect vehicle for his exuberance.

 

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Anthony Pirog/Palo Colorado Dream ....CD $16.99

Anthony Pirog/Palo Colorado Dream ....CD $16.99

Palo Colorado Dream - recorded with the all-star trio of Michael Formanek on bass and Ches Smith on drums - is guitarist Anthony Pirog's debut solo album, and it marks the young innovator's entrance onto the national stage. The album's 11 tracks have an immersive depth and understated allure that hold the listener rapt. And they illustrate all the various realms of Pirog's artistry: the spinning fantasy-scape of his loops and the hard-nosed technical power of his soloing, his patience with a slow build and his knack for moments of fierce catharsis.

 

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Rob Mazurek and Black Cube SP/Return the Tides ....CD $16.99

Rob Mazurek and Black Cube SP/Return the Tides ....CD $16.99

"I have always thought of the idea of passing as a beautiful thing, in which the soul or life force of the individual is somehow transferred to the immensity and brilliance of the entirety. The idea of Heaven and Hell (and everything in between) has always been a hallmark within the limited spectrum of what we humans can come up with and the idea of God or Gods has, for some, been an interesting way of putting a life and circumstances into some kind of mysterious belief system that can at times be fed off of and at times be fed to." - Rob Mazurek, excerpt from Return the Tides

 

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The Cellar and Point/Ambit ....CD $16.99

The Cellar and Point/Ambit ....CD $16.99

The Cellar and Point is an adventurous 'garage chamber' band, developed and led by childhood friends Joseph Branciforte and Christopher Botta. They had long imagined a fluid synthesis of their wide-ranging interests: the detail of modern concert music, the improvisational sensibilities of downtown jazz and the emotional directness of rock, combined with the production values of hip-hop and electronica. Might it be possible to draw equally upon these influences, while transcending mere collage and to present it in the context of a working ensemble, not just a studio project? Ambit, the group's impressive debut album, is one answer to those questions.

 

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Fractal Mirror/Garden of Ghosts ....CD $13.99

Fractal Mirror/Garden of Ghosts ....CD $13.99

Produced by Brett Kull (Echolyn) and Fractal Mirror, featuring guest appearances by Larry Fast, Brett Kull, Jacque Varsalona, Don Fast and the Echolyn Choir.  After outstanding critical acclaim for Strange Attractors, Fractal Mirror returns with Garden of Ghosts featuring 11 new atmospheric songs about relationships in the 21st century, the effect of pervasive technology on our emotions, our definition of 'friends' and our memories.  With beautiful background vocals and guitars by Brett Kull and Jacque Varsalona, and electronic production by Larry Fast, Garden of Ghosts is a major leap forward for this band from the Netherlands and the US.  Featuring the moving song 'The Garden,' the epic 'Stars' and rock oriented tunes like 'Event Horizon' and 'House of Wishes.'  Executive producer Larry Fast/Synergy.

 

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Dylan Howe/Subterranean: New Designs on Bowie's Berlin ....CD $14.99

Dylan Howe/Subterranean: New Designs on Bowie's Berlin ....CD $14.99

A radical take on the instrumental cuts from David Bowie's 1977 albums Low and "Heroes" from drummer Dylan Howe. Howe's first studio album in ten years, 'Subterranean', is made up of his arrangements of Bowie's influential music from his Berlin Trilogy and features Brandon Allen and Julian Siegel (tenor saxophones), Mark Hodgson and Nick Pini (double bass), Adrian Utley (guitar) and special guest, the legendary Yes guitarist Steve Howe playing koto. Dylan is best known for leading his quintet since the early 2000's, and for his playing with Ian Dury, Wilko Johnson/Roger Daltrey, Nick Cave, Damon Albarn, Beth Gibbons amongst others.  "(4 stars) Majestic...Brooding, squalling electro-jazz with thick melodies billowing like romantic Zappa." - MOJO

 

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My Brother the Wind/Once There Was a Time When Time & Space Were One ....CD $15.99

My Brother the Wind/Once There Was a Time When Time & Space Were One ....CD $15.99

My Brother the Wind is an improvisational cosmic rock collective consisting of membes of widely known Swedish acts Makajodama, Magnolia, Animal Daydream and, most notably, Anekdoten, one of the more widely recognized names in the 1990s prog rock revival. recorded live in the studio with no overdubs during a single day in January 2013, Once there Was a Time When Tim and Space Were One captures the colletive's progressive soundscape qualities with incredible analoque studio production. The band utilized 6 and 12 string acoustic and electric guitars, Mellotron, flute, bass, drums, congas and more to complete the task. Expect 45 minutes of the band's most succinct material to date, recorded deep in the snowy, forested Swedish wilderness. Those who frequent the works of Popol Vuh, Amon Duul, Sun Ra, Trad, Gras Och Stenar, Albert Aylar, Ash Ra Tempel, Gong, Pink Floyd and other visionary psychedelic rock artists are advised to investigate this act.

 

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Knight Area/Hyperdrive ....CD $15.99

Knight Area/Hyperdrive ....CD $15.99

Hyperdrive marks a new era for Knight Area. The long running Dutch progressive rock band had previously released four albums and toured Europe and USA extensively, performing at all major prog rock festivals. In 2012 the band welcomed guitarist Mark Bogert as well as legendary bassist Peter Vink (Q65, Finch, Ayreon) into the fold. With these newcomers on board, Knight Area introduced a heavier element and fuller sound to their reportoire. All the classic symphonic rock traits of their previous albums are still clearly evident, but the songs on Hyperdrive are more immediate and concise. The band invited noted prog guitarist Arjen Lucassen to participate as a special guest on one track.

Freak Kitchen/Cooking with Pagans ....CD $15.99

Freak Kitchen/Cooking with Pagans ....CD $15.99

It has been 5 years since Freak Kitchen graced us with a new album. Since the release of 2009's Land of the Freaks, the band has toured the world making stops in Europe, USA, and Asia along the way. Finally the band was able to settle down in their home base of Sweden to record the long awaited follow up Cooking with Pagans. The album finds the band collaborating with Blacksad comic book creator and former Disney animator Juanjo Guarnido. In addition to creating the amazing packaging for the album, Mr. Guarnido has created an incredible animated video to support the album release. Freak Kitchen consists of world renowned guitarist Mattias IA Eklundh, bassist Christer Ortefors and drummer Bjorn Fryklund, The trio offers an intense blend of progressive metal and rock, often served up with a wicked dose of humor. RIYL Frank Zappa, Steve Vai, and Bumblefoot.

 

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Carmine & Vinny Appice/Drum Wars Live! ....CD $14.99

Carmine & Vinny Appice/Drum Wars Live! ....CD $14.99

Two demi-gods of the drums, Carmine & Vinny Appice, go head-to-head on this unique album recorded live at the Iridium in NY June 2014!  Features superb versions of the hit songs from the bands associated with the Appice Bros, including Black Sabbath's "The Mob Rules," Dio's "Holy Diver," Ozzy's "Bark at the Moon," Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" PLUS electrifying solos and more!  Joining in the fun are veteran vocalist Jim Crean, guitar virtuoso Evan Brosh, and bassist James Caputo!

Chicago/September 13 1969 ....CD $14.99

Chicago/September 13 1969 ....CD $14.99

One of the most astonishing live bands of their era, Chicago, tear up the stage on a cool night in September 1969!  Recorded live at the Toronto Rock N' Roll Revival, this outstanding concert performance finds Chicago at the top of their game, ripping through "25 Or 6 To 4," "I'm A Man" and more!  Track list:   Beginnings, South Carolina Purples, 25 Or 6 To 4, Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?, I'm A Man, Questions 67 & 68, Liberation.

Chris Spedding/Joyland ....CD $15.99

Chris Spedding/Joyland ....CD $15.99

Step right up for the ride of a lifetime with guitar hero Chris Spedding on his new studio album packed full of pure rock riffs and the coolest grooves!  Features a slew of stunning guest artists such as Roxy Music vocalist Bryan Ferry, legendary Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, rockabilly crooner Robert Gordon, the God of Hellfire Arthur Brown, Sex Pistol Glen Matlock, Deadwood actor Ian McShane, and more!  Full liner notes by rock historian Dave Thompson and packaged in an attractive digipak!

Bruce Cockburn/Rumours of Glory [Autographed & Numbered Limited Edition] ....8 CDs + DVD Box Set $134.99

Bruce Cockburn/Rumours of Glory [Autographed & Numbered Limited Edition] ....8 CDs + DVD Box Set $134.98

Sequenced as a companion piece to his simultaneously published memoirs, this limited edition nine disc set includes 15 rare & previously unreleased songs, and a live in concert DVD - previously unreleased and the artists only full length concert video.   With a career that has spanned four decades and over 30 albums, producing an acclaimed body of work that has sold over 7 million copies worldwide, Bruce Cockburn is revered by fans and fellow musicians alike as one of the most important songwriters of his generation.  His songs of romance, protest, and spiritual discovery are some of the most unusual to top the charts given their deep lyrical insight.  Wondering Where the Lions Are , Call It Democracy , If a Tree Falls and If I Had a Rocket Launcher brought social discussion to the Top 40 airwaves in those decades of commercialism, influencing the likes of U2 and Pearl Jam to address social issues in their own music.   Highlights of this box set include - autographed and uniquely numbered, 117 tracks including 15 rare and previously unreleased songs., previously unreleased live DVD filmed over 3 shows in 2008, 90+ page book featuring rare photos, extensive track information and liner notes by Nicholas Jennings.

Albert Collins/Funky Blues Live 1973 ....CD $13.99

Albert Collins/Funky Blues Live 1973 ....CD $13.99

Albert Collins was a premiere Chicago blues guitarist. He was known as the Master of the Telecaster.  Born in Texas, Albert began recording in the Houston area in the early '6os and released a number of singles before his proper debut album in 1968.   Albert had a massive influence on blues guitarists of the '70s onward including Stevie Ray and Jimmy Vaughan and Robert Cray.  In 1985 he won a Grammy Award for Showdown, his Alligator Records album with Johnny Copeland and Robert Cray.  Albert is a member of the Blues Hall of Fame.  Along with his own work, Albert guested on many recordings by folks like Gary Moore, John Zorn and David Bowie. He appeared at the famous Live Aid concert of 1985 with George Thorogood.  This show features Albert with his working quartet was recorded in 1973 at Joe's Place in Cambridge Mass.  It features many of his signature funky early tunes.

Monty Python/Live (Mostly): One Down and Five to Go ....DVD $18.99
Monty Python/Live (Mostly): One Down and Five to Go ....Blu-Ray $21.99

Monty Python/Live (Mostly): One Down and Five to Go ....DVD $18.99

Monty Python are flying again for a final reunion, well, sort of. This hugely anticipated live show took place on June 20th 2014 at the O2 Arena in London. At a combined age of just 357, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin once again take to the stage and perform some Monty Python's greatest hits with modern, topical, Pythonesque twists.   Bonus features on both formats include behind the scenes "sneak peeks" of The Reunion (November 2013), The Announcement (November 2013), The Production (November 2013 - July 2014), Backstage at The O2 (July 2014), Highlights from the 10 Shows at The O2 (July 2014), plus exclusive footage of the Pythons as Pepperpots & Gumbys.

Steve Roach & Jorge Reyes/The Ancestor Circle ....CD $15.99

Steve Roach & Jorge Reyes/The Ancestor Circle ....CD $15.99

Conjuring images of a primal futurism, this alchemical blending of sound is a ceremonial offering to the forgotten gods. Roach created this all new tribal-ambient-electronic collaboration from material recorded before Reyes' death in 2009. As if rising from the dark shadows and embracing life, an ancient voice chants in spiraling ecstasy, only to subside and hover next to a serpentine weaving of electronics, throbbing hybrid percussion, prehispanic flutes, ocarinas and other acoustic instruments. Roach & Reyes are together once again, brining us messages from the crack between worlds.

Erik Wollo & Bernhard Wostheinrich/Weltenuhr ....CD $15.99

Erik Wollo & Bernhard Wostheinrich/Weltenuhr ....CD $15.99

Norwegian ambient guitarist Erik Wollo and German synthesist Bernhard Wostheinrich are familiar names to aficionados of the DiN label. They previously collaborated in 2009 on the album Arcadia Borealis but have also been involved in several other DiN project collaborations. Most notably Wollo in conjunction with DiN label boss Ian Boddy on Frontiers and Wostheinrich also with Boddy on Moire.  Pushing the boundaries of ambient electronica there is a strong vocal presence to the album with a beautiful, haunting female voice on the opener Gales as well as the album's title track. These pieces complement the other fully instrumental tracks which range from the pounding beat driven Subgiants to the ethereal Echoes of Parlours. Bernhard's inventive textural rhythms provide the perfect backdrop for Wollo's soaring E-bow guitar melodies on tracks such as Oculus and Denser World.  Beautifully mastered by Lee Fletcher, Weltenuhr is yet again another quality ambient electronica release from the DiN label.

 

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John Zorn/The Last Judgment ....CD $16.99

John Zorn/The Last Judgment ....CD $16.99

Mike Patton, John Medeski, Trevor Dunn, Joey Baron.  Featuring the same magical Templar quartet from In Sacred Blood, The Last Judgment is the final CD in the remarkable Moonchild septology. The band has explored many different worlds in the 8 years of their existence, and this CD takes a moody and lyrical approach with Medeski's organ fully integrated into the band. Once again inspired by the legend of the powerful Knights Templar and their tragic demise under accusations of heresy in 1307, Zorn has composed a suite of pieces with a strong sense of continuity and emotional impact. Mike Patton draws on every vocal technique in his huge arsenal and the rhythm section of Dunn and Baron are tighter than ever. The last piece of the Moonchild puzzle - essential!

John Zorn/Transmigration of the Magus ....import CD $17.99

John Zorn/Transmigration of the Magus ....import CD $17.99

Featuring Bill Frisell, John Medeski, Kenny Wollesen, Al Lipowski, Carol Emanuel and Bridget Kibbey this newest release by The Gnostic Trio expands the group into a sextet of two harps, two vibraphones, guitar and organ. Drawing inspiration from various Gnostic philosophies of the Nag Hammadi library, Transmigration of the Magus is a musical evocation of the mystical journey of the soul through the bardo. Lyrical, tender, flowing and intensely emotional, the music has a lush orchestral sweep and features Bill Frisell and John Medeski reveling within the magical sonorities of vibraphones, bells and harps. Created to help the passing of Zorn's dear friend Lou Reed through the bardo realms, and released on the one year anniversary of his passing, Transmigration of the Magus is a memorial tribute to one of Zorn's musical mentors, and is one of his most touching and emotional projects - truly music of the angels.

John Zorn/A Dreamers Christmas ....CD $14.99

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The biggest surprise of the year is John Zorn's Beautiful Christmas CD. Zorn has hand picked seven of his favorieet Christmas songs, penned two lovely originals and they are performed here in classic Dreamers style with plenty of exciting solos, exotic colors and catchy lyricism. Filled with a joyful holiday spirit, innocence, a touch of nostalgia and a charming lyricism, this is music for all ages that will make you smile with delight from the very first notes. As a special treat, vocalist Mike Patton delivers an intimate and heartfelt rendition of Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire, making A Dreamers Christmas an instant classic and an essential CD for any contemporary Christmas celebration.

 

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Eric Gales/Good for Sumthin' ....CD $15.99

Eric Gales/Good for Sumthin' ....CD $15.99

One of the most respected and praised guitarists in modern music returns with a monster new album featuring 12 powerhouse blues rock masterpieces!  Known for his upside-down left-handed playing as well as his deeply expressive, soulful vocals, Gales draws comparisons to both Jimi Hendrix and blues legend Albert King!  Guest appearances by renegade Zakk Wylde (of Ozzy Osbourne and Black Label Society) and master of the Strat, Eric Johnson, make this album Gales' most rock oriented release to date!  Produced by Raphael Saadiq (John Legend/The Roots)!

Randy Bachman - Bachman & Turner - The Guess Who

Randy Bachman - the iconic leader and main songwriter for The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and solo artist in his own right, has sold over 40 million albums, is a multiple music hall of fame inductee and is now a media personality whose internationally syndicated Sirius/XM/CBC Radio show Vinyl Tap is a must listen weekly event for musicians of every stripe, with an impressive weekly audience across North America.  With an impressive catalog of solo albums and collaborations with fellow BTO band-mate Fred Turner, the formidable talent and catalog of Randy Bachman is now being re-issued globally through Linus Entertainment, including several early hard to find Guess Who albums, and two collaborative jazz albums, and his solo albums which feature new versions of his biggest hits.  The man who wrote "Takin' Care Of Business" and countless other worldwide hits has garnered Bachman the coveted #1 spot on radio play lists in over 20 countries. Randy Bachman's music has provided an out-and-out soundtrack of the last thirty years of popular music, and he continues to build his legacy touring internationally selling out venues and festivals.

Randy Bachman/Anthology ....CD $14.99
Randy Bachman/Any Road ....CD $14.99
Randy Bachman/Jazzthing 1 ....CD $14.99
Randy Bachman/Jazzthing 2 - New Guitar Summit ....CD $16.99
Randy Bachman/Jazz Thing Live in Toronto ....DVD $18.99
Randy Bachman/Live At The Montreal Jazz Fest ....DVD $15.99
Randy Bachman/Merge ....CD $14.99
Bachman & Turner/Bachman & Turner ....CD $14.99
Bachman & Turner/Live at the Roseland Theatre ....CD $15.99
Bachman & Turner/Live at the Roseland Theatre ....Blu-Ray $21.99
The Guess Who/Hey Ho ....CD $14.99
The Guess Who/It's Time ....CD $14.99
The Guess Who/Let's Go ....CD $14.99
The Guess Who/Shakin' All Over ....CD $14.99
The Guess Who/This Time Long Ago ....double CD $18.99

Foghat/Drivin' Wheels: Best of 1972-1982 ....double CD $24.99

Foghat/Drivin' Wheels: Best of 1972-1982 ....double CD $24.99

For the only double CD set that comprehensively covers the career of boogie-blues masters Foghat, look no further than Drivin' Wheels: Best Of 1972-1982. This stunning compilation combines the absolute best Foghat tracks, 32 in total culled from the band's astonishing run of superb Gold and Platinum-selling albums. Not only does Drivin' Wheels contain many key tracks from 10 albums but also most importantly the original full-length studio album versions of all their hit singles - 'I Just Want to Make Love to You,' 'Ride, Ride, Ride,' 'Fool for the City,' 'Drivin' Wheel,' 'Stone Blue' and their monumental, eight-minute showstopper 'Slow Ride.' When it comes to hard-driving blues rock and boogie, Foghat were masters of the form.  The band's sound was American in origin, but the members came from the UK with guitarists 'Lonesome' Dave Peverett and Rod Price once being part of the similarly styled Savoy Brown.  Throughout the 1970s Foghat reigned supreme on the US touring circuit. "They never deviated from their straight-ahead, three-chord romps and always lived up to audience expectations." (All Music). Their albums Energized, Night Shift, Fool for the City and Stone Blue stand up remarkable well but their pinnacle achievement came with the towering, two-million selling Live album. Included here are the killer, full-length live versions of 'Fool for the City,' 'I Just Want to Make Love to You' and 'Honey Hush.' Superb audio quality and detailed liner notes, this powerpacked double CD is a must for fans of classic rock and blues-tilted boogie.

Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravatt/Fire on the Nile ....CD $16.99

Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravatt/Fire on the Nile ....CD $16.99

A cosmic aural romp...spontaneous, bare bones, profound and dazzling!  "Fire on the Nile" is the exciting new jazz fusion album by guitarist Dean Magraw and drummer Eric Kamau Gravatt. The two have rich musical pedigrees...Gravatt acclaimed stints with Weather Report, MCCoy Tyner, Joe Henderson, Tony Hymas...and Magraw genre defying work with the likes of organist Jack MCDuff, Eight Head, folksinger Greg Brown, and the Irish band Altan, to name but a few. For two years they have been uniting in mind-bending shows and this new studio recording is the first to capture the magic. Using only guitar and drum set, the music is startlingly stripped down, but the result is expansive, thrilling and at times symphonic. "We went the Coltrane direction," says Magraw. "I really studied his compositions and the way he played music, improvised and writes music." Saint Paul native Magraw found and connected with a kindred spirit in the dynamic Gravatt, a Philly native who'd grown up immersed in the city's rich multi-cultural music scene. The end result is a rollicking foray into melodic/rhythmic interplay that captures their years and years of musical expression.

 

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The Rutles/Live + Raw ....CD $15.99

The Rutles/Live + Raw ....CD $15.99

Neil Innes is best known for his collaborative work with Monty Python, for being a member of The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and for writing all the Beatle parody songs for The Rutles. Originally a short sketch on BBC's "Rutland Weekend Television," The Rutles were an affectionate parody of The Beatles. The spoof band, like The Monkees, soon became successful in their own right. The Rutles have just completed a successful UK tour and are pleased to release a live album from previous performances.

Lenny Breau/LA Bootleg 1984 ....CD $14.99

Lenny Breau/LA Bootleg 1984 ....CD $14.99

Lenny Breau is regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, both by fans and fellow guitarists. On the 30th anniversary of his untimely death - his murder remains unsolved - a newly discovered live recording containing songs never previously recorded or released by the revered jazz guitarist, is being released globally, alongside his best selling catalog - many of which have been unavailable for several years, under a new deal between Randy Bachman's Guitarchives label and Linus Entertainment.  Lenny Breau is famous for being one of the first virtuoso guitarists to blend many styles of music including: jazz, country, classical and flamenco guitar. Breau, inspired by country guitarists like Chet Atkins, used fingerstyle techniques not often used in jazz guitar, and with his use of the 7 string guitar and approach to the guitar like a piano, opened up new possibilities for the instrument.  During his lifetime, Lenny's ability to play the guitar has been described in many ways. Chet Atkins once called Lenny "the greatest guitar player in the world. If Chopin could have played the guitar, he would have sounded like Lenny Breau." Respected guitar great Danny Gattin once said, "Lenny Breau played more great stuff at one time than anybody on the planet, with feeling and tone. He was the best that ever lived, bar none."

Also coming soon by Lenny Breau

Lenny Breau/Boy Wonder ....CD $14.99
Lenny Breau/Cabin Fever ....CD $14.99
Lenny Breau/Celebration 1 ....6 CD Box Set $95.99
Lenny Breau/Master Class ....DVD $18.99
Lenny Breau/Mosaic ....CD $14.99
Lenny Breau/Pickin' Cotton ....CD $14.99
Lenny Breau & Tal Farlow/Chance Meeting ....CD $14.99
Lenny Breau & Dave Young/Live at Bourbon Street ....double CD $17.99

John Zorn/Valentine's Day ....CD $14.99

John Zorn/Valentine's Day ....CD $14.99

An exciting new world of instrumental rock featuring three generations of Downtown superstars - Marc Ribot (Ceramic Dog, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello), Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Melvins, Fantomas) and Tyshawn Sorey (Steve Coleman, Anthony Braxton, Vijay Iyer). Written in 2010, these 12 instrumental miniatures combine atonal lyricism with rock intensity - Schoenberg meets Beefheart's Magic Band. Originally released as duos in 2011 on the now legendary Enigmata CD (one of the most vexing CDs in Zorn's catalog) the music is made more visceral and dynamic in this special trio version with the addition of the powerful drums of Tyshawn Sorey. Insane, outrageous and exhilarating!

John Zorn + Bill Laswell + David Chaim Smith/The Dream Membrane ....CD $14.99

John Zorn + Bill Laswell + David Chaim Smith/The Dream Membrane ....CD $14.99

A special collaborative ambient project featuring the legendary magus David Chaim Smith reading selections from his mystical text The Awakening Ground along with the magical creator of dark ambient music Bill Laswell on bass and drones, and John Zorn on shofar and alto saxophone. Evocative and meditative, this is a rare and unique sonic landscape synthesizing Kabbalah, Mysticism and the hypnotic swirls of dark ambient music.

Guru Freakout/Mothership ....CD $14.99

Guru Freakout/Mothership ....CD $14.99

The mothership has landed and this brand new project from Guru Guru co-founder Mani Neumeier and multi-instrumentalist /producer Jürgen Engler of Die Krupps is about to lead a new Krautrock invasion!  Contains 2 epic side-long journeys into the outer reaches of spacey psychedelica and groovy prog rock that will have audiences shouting "Take me to your leader!"  CD version includes 3 bonus tracks!

Cactus/TKO Tokyo - Live in Japan ....double CD + DVD $21.99

Cactus/TKO Tokyo - Live in Japan ....double CD + DVD $21.99

A blockbuster multi-media 2CD+DVD live set recorded in 2012 from the band once referred to as the American Led Zeppelin, the mighty Cactus!  Features one single, mindblowing concert performance captured on both audio CD and crystal clear digital video, and includes some of the band's finest versions of "Bro. Bill," "Parchman Farm," "Evil" and more!

Various Artists/Real World 25 ....3 CD Box Set $19.99

Various Artists/Real World 25 ....3 CD Box Set $19.99

How to condense a quarter century of a record label that's blazed trails, opened doors, and introduced a whole new world of music? With the celebratory Real World 25 - a three CD set boasting big names, hidden gems and tracks chosen by our fans - we're giving it a go. "We worked hard to create an evironment where artists felt respected and supported so that they were able to deliver extraordinary performances," says Peter Gabriel of the label he launched in 1989. The magic was there from the start. An old river mill in the English countryside, transformed into state-of-the-art recording studios. In cottages of wood and stone, a team of true music entusiasts with vision and know-how. Into this place of freedom and possibility have come musicians from far and wide. This commemorative collection showcases some of these great talents - and the sprawling diversity of a visionary label's output over the past 25 years.  Beautifully packaged clamshell box with three individually sleeved CDs.  28 page booklet with the story of 25 years of Real World Records and a collection of Real World Tales from musicians, producers and others.  Featuring Peter Gabriel, Big Blue Vall, Adrian Sherwood, Djivan Gasparyan, Joji Hirota, Joseph Arthur, Little Axe, Michael Brook, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Papa Wemba, Portico Quartet, Sheila Chandra, Ananda Shankar, Blind Boys of Alabama, Creole Choir of Cuba, Varttina and many, many more!

Travers & Appice/Live in Europe ....CD $15.99

Travers & Appice/Live in Europe ....CD $15.99

Together again on this very special live album recorded in 2004, guitarist Pat Travers and drummer Carmine Appice along with special guest bassist Tony Franklin (The Firm), bring the house down with some of the realest, rawest classic rock you've ever heard!   Includes Travers' biggest hits "Snortin' Whiskey" and "Boom Boom (Out Go The Lights)" as well as a supercharged version of the mega hit Appice coauthored "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" and lots more!

The Pat Travers Band/Snortin' Whiskey at the Warfield ....CD $14.99

The Pat Travers Band/Snortin' Whiskey at the Warfield ....CD $14.99

A vintage 1980 concert recording from Canadian classic rocker Pat Travers performing live at the Warfield in San Francisco, CA!  This official bootleg release will be strictly limited to 2000 copies!

Otis Grand/Blues from the Heart ....DVD $17.99

Otis Grand/Blues from the Heart ....DVD $17.99

This live set was recorded at a regular gig in a regular English town but it's world class, catching Otis and his then regular band playing as if they were at the most important gig of their lives.... This is the real deal - tough blues played by a master and filmed and presented to the highest possible standards. It's a little piece of blues history - and great fun to watch and enjoy.  Watch for yourself and you will see this: this film - and it deserves to be called a film - is the equal of any high budget contemporary TV production or slick promo video.

Chet Atkins/Four Master Class Albums 1978-1997 ....double CD $27.99

Chet Atkins/Four Master Class Albums 1978-1997 ....double CD $27.99

Four Chet Atkins master class albums featuring sessions with Les Paul, Mark Knopfler, Jerry Reed and Tommy Emmanuel on this essential double CD. Chet Atkins C.G.P. (Certified Guitar Player) - with a 50-year legacy as the epitome of the modern guitar master made an indelible impression as a session guitarist and record producer. If Chet was an impeccable craftsman in his own right, then when he recorded with other elite players the results were sheer brilliance.  This collection combines four genuine master class guitar duets albums: Guitar Monsters (1978) with Les Paul (recorded for RCA) was described as "an enjoyable disc, one whose best moments are hard to resist. For guitar mavens, it's a joyous truffle" (All About Jazz); Neck and Neck (1990) with Mark Knopfler (recorded for Columbia), the single 'Poor Boy Blues' won the Grammy for Best Country Collaboration while the album itself is "the most focused and arguably the most rewarding record Atkins has released" (All Music); Sneakin' Around (1992) with Jerry Reed won the Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance, with Chet and Jerry "trading and stealing licks from each other with acute, long-simmering telepathy" (All Music); At 73-years of age Chet was at the top of his game when he recorded the splendid duo session The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World (1997) with Australian guitarist / composer Tommy Emmanuel. Chet and Tommy chose "superior material for their acoustic guitars, with the rhythm section laying down swinging country beats underneath" (Guitar Player), it took his career out on a very high note.

 


Floating World

Coming Soon!!!

Jethro Tull with the London Symphony Orchestra/A Classic Case ....import CD $17.99

Jethro Tull with the London Symphony Orchestra/A Classic Case ....import CD $17.99

A Classic Case (1985) was the 16th album by Jethro Tull, playing with the London Symphony Orchestra. The music was arranged and conducted by David Palmer. The album features band members Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Dave Pegg and Peter-John Vettese.   The album was recorded during the summer of 1984 at the CBS Studios in London and was originally released in December of 1985, in the United States by RCA Victor and now available in the UK through Gonzo Multimedia!

Jon Anderson/3 Ships ....import CD $17.99

Jon Anderson/3 Ships ....import CD $17.99

This very special, re-mastered 22nd Anniversary Edition contains all of the album's original tracks, as well as 5 bonus tracks, 2 of which are previously unreleased. Don't miss this opportunity to once again delight in a true fan favorite and experience Jon Anderson's 3 Ships like never before.

Hugh Hopper/Volume Three: North & South ....import CD $17.99

Hugh Hopper/Volume Three: North & South ....import CD $17.99

Technically, by processing his bass guitar with fuzz box, flanger, wha-wha, octave pedal effects, his use of tapes loops, and latterly computer programming, Hugh constructed multi-layer soundscapes with great attention to detail. His creative template embraced aesthetics well beyond the orthodox roles assigned to the bass guitar and its practitioner.  As example, Hugh cleverly adapted the time altering effects of the repetitive tape loops he was creating with two tape recorders in the early sixties - to his bass guitar - by playing such repeating patterns in real time.  This ten part series is to compliment an heretofore large body of work (over sixty titles) by presenting previously unreleased concert and studio recordings, with the focus on Hugh's compositions as performed by groups under his leadership.

Hugh Hopper/Volume Four: Four by Four by Hugh Hopper ....import CD $17.99

Hugh Hopper/Volume Four: Four by Four by Hugh Hopper ....import CD $17.99

This is the fourth of a ten part series compiled by Michael King, a Canadian Hugh Hopper Scholar. He writes: "My first encounter with the music of Hugh Colin Hopper backdates to the summer of 1976. While visiting a friend I was intentionally played a record titled Volume Two from a British rock group about whom I knew little, The Soft Machine. The experience was staggering and prompted a radical reappraisal for the conventions I had been conditioned to accept as 'Progressive.' Once smitten I undertook to follow and purchase a spate of seriously inventive record albums that Hugh Hopper released and appeared on.

Mick Abrahams/All Said and Done ....import CD $17.99

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Over the years Bloodwyn Pig & Jethro Tull co-founder Mic Abrahams recorded a number of solo albums, steeped in the delta blues DNA that had mystically been passed down to him by Robert Johnson.  Mick Abrahams' return album, 'All Said and Done' (1991), is as fine as anything he has ever done. This is an excellent blues album.  While Mick's originals are very strong, one cannot ignore the cover tunes like 'Black Night' by Jessie Mae Robinson, 'Let Me Love You Baby' by Willie Dixon, and 'I Wonder Who' by Alexis Korner.   On this album, Mick plays with Andy Pyle (bass guitar), Bruce Boardman (piano), Clive Bunker (drums and percussion), Dave Lennox (piano), Dick Heckstall-Smith (sax), Gordon Murphy (sax), Jim Rodford (bass guitar), Nigel Pegrum (drums and percussion), and Pete Fensome (bass guitar).

Clearlight/Delired Cameleon Family ....import CD $17.99

Clearlight/Delired Cameleon Family ....import CD $17.99

In 1975 Virgin Records released the first album of Cyrille Verdeaux compositions titled Clearlight Symphony. After the release of Clearlight Symphony, the band returned to France to record their next album in March 1975 at the Pathe Marconi studios in Boulogne, Paris under the name Delired Cameleon Family. The group includes Ivan Coaquette of Musica Elettronica Viva.  In 1975 he released this obscure, but oddly entertaining record. It is a guitar tutorial, which - considering the fact that he is one of the greatest guitarists in the business - will have helped untold thousands of wannabe axemen along their chosen path.

Clearlight/Solar Transfusion ....import CD $17.99

Clearlight/Solar Transfusion ....import CD $17.99

Clearlight is a French progressive rock band from the 1970s, although their best known work was produced in England, and released by a major British record company, Virgin. While progressive rock is an appropriate overall genre for the band, much of their work delves into other genres including psychedelic music, jam band music, symphonic rock, space rock, jazz fusion, and new age music.  'Clearlight' consists of pianist and composer Cyrille Verdeaux alongside other musicians, who are usually guest participants. Clearlight has rarely performed live.  Solar TransFusion is the third chakra of Cyrille Verdeaux's magnum opus Kundalini Opera which is spread out over a series of his albums. Solar TransFusion has a full band sound in the tradition of Clearlight Symphony and features Gong's Didier Malherbe (saxophone and flute) and Christian Boule as well as Genevieve Meynier (violin), Chico (bass), Jacky (electric guitar) and the Chorus of Les Regresses Vertes. The African rhythms and infectious grooves of Solar TransFusion will awaken your inner fire. This is classic progressive music in the Clearlight tradition!

Wilding & Bonus/Pleasure Signals ....import CD $17.99

Wilding & Bonus/Pleasure Signals ....import CD $17.99

This fusion is one of those fantastic albums that exist here and there in the music industry. Danny Wilding (guitar) and Pete Bonus (flute) came out of nowhere, made this one LP, and then disappeared again. An uncredited online pundit writes: 'The main selling point back then - and now, actually - is that the backing band is essentially Brand X on most of the tracks: John Goodsall, John Giblin, Phil Collins, Robin Lumley, Morris Pert, as well as other musicians like Rebop, Phil Chen, Bayette, Andy Clarke, Mike Shrieve, and more. All instrumental!'

Pink Floyd/1971 - A Period of Transition ....import DVD $18.99

Pink Floyd/1971 - A Period of Transition ....import DVD $18.99

By '71 PF were really gelling again for the first time since Barrett's demise, and with Gilmour emerging as a shaping force the album they now started recording was ultimately seen as the zenith that they had been striving for. 1971 was the year that the post-Barrett Pink Floyd became the band they were destined to become and it was during this period in which the flood of classic albums that would continue through to the Floyd's ultimate floundering following the departure of Roger Waters in the early 80s began.  Run Time: 62.

Joey Molland/The Pilgrim ....import CD $17.99

Joey Molland/The Pilgrim ....import CD $17.99

Poor Badfinger; if ever there was a pop group "born under a bad sign," it was them. Things started off quite auspiciously. As The Iveys they signed to The Beatles' Apple Records and had a hit single. However, they decided that their name, and their image were a little old fashioned and for reasons that remain obscure they also decided to change their guitarist. Exit Ron Griffiths and enter Joey Molland. Badfinger was born.   They had hit singles with the Paul McCartney penned Come and Get It (recorded just as Griffiths was leaving the band) and No Matter What, and perhaps their greatest moment was when Harry Nilsson had a massive worldwide hit with their song Without You in 1972.   Joey Molland, who had written the vast majority of the group's later output, remains an immensely under-rated and very talented songwriter, whose career has been blighted by the appalling catalogue of disasters which had overtaken his band. He put out a string of massively under-rated solo albums including this one from 2002 which was originally independently released.

New Releases

Aviator/Aviator ....import CD $17.99

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Aviator was founded in 1978 by Jack Lancaster (saxophone, flute, lyricon, synthesizer) and Mick Rogers (guitar & lead vocals) with the co-pilots Clive Bunker (drums) and John G. Perry (bass & vocals).  All four musicians already had an impressive background in different bands. They played a mixture of straightforward rock songs alternating with instrumental jazz-rock passages reminiscent of Colosseum and Blodwyn Pig, Jack Lancaster gave the band a typical sound with the lyricon and soprano saxophone.   The weak point was Mick Rogers's vocals. In early 1979 Aviator released their first record named 'Aviator' on Harvest/Electrola, coproduced by the band and Robin Lumley from Brand X. All tracks were cosigned by the band. The tracks are all different ranging from straightforward rock to jazz-rock and pop. This is a vastly under-rated artifact of a lost era; an era when music mattered far more than it does today.

Steve Hillage/Live at the Rainbow 1977 ....import CD $17.99

Steve Hillage/Live at the Rainbow 1977 ....import CD $17.99

Steve Hillage is one of the most idiosyncratic and instantly recognizable guitarists in the world. Besides his solo recordings he has been a member of Gong, Khan and System 7.   Hillage formed a touring band which toured in late 1976. During the latter half of the 1970s, Hillage made a name for himself as a guitarist and prog-rock/fusion composer and performer.  This album shows Hillage at the top of his game, playing a classic show at the Rainbow in 1977. It contains glorious, life affirming music, which is as gloriously spiritual and uplifting now as it was when it was recorded nearly 40 years ago.

Hugh Hopper/Volume One: Memories ....import CD $17.99

Hugh Hopper/Volume One: Memories ....import CD $17.99

This is the first of a ten part series compiled by Michael King, a Canadian Hugh Hopper Scholar. This ten part series is to compliment an heretofore large body of work (over sixty titles) by presenting previously unreleased concert and studio recordings, with the focus on Hugh's compositions as performed by groups under his leadership. This first volume has the strapline "Many Friends" and features a dazzling range of Hopper plus collaborators over a period of some thirty five years.

Hugh Hopper/Volume Two: Franglo Band ....import CD $17.99

Hugh Hopper/Volume Two: Franglo Band ....import CD $17.99

Technically, by processing his bass guitar with fuzz box, flanger, wha-wha, octave pedal effects, his use of tapes loops, and latterly computer programming, Hugh constructed multilayer soundscapes with great attention to detail. His creative template embraced aesthetics well beyond the orthodox roles assigned to the bass guitar and its practitioner. This ten part series is to compliment an heretofore large body of work (over sixty titles) by presenting previously unreleased concert and studio recordings, with the focus on Hugh's compositions as performed by groups under his leadership.

Mick Abrahams Band/Live in Forli Italy ....import CD $17.99

Mick Abrahams Band/Live in Forli Italy ....import CD $17.99

Mick Abrahams just wanted to play the blues. Robert Johnson hadn't sold his soul to the devil in order to make progressive rock albums about a nine-year-old boy poet. There was a purity and an integrity to the blues, and it was the path along which Mick Abrahams intended to walk. And it is a path that he has walked ever since, both with Blodwyn Pig and under his own name, like this remarkable live album from The Mick Abrahams Band live in Forli, Italy.

Rick Wakeman/Night Music ....import CD + DVD $19.99

Rick Wakeman/Night Music ....import CD + DVD $19.99

Rick is one of the most fluid and intuitive keyboard players in the world today, whether in the rock genre in which he is most famous, or within any other genre of the broad gamut of contemporary musicianship.  About this album Stephen Raiteri writes: "The final installment in Rick Wakeman's new age piano trilogy (the first two being Country Airs and Sea Airs), Night Airs is an elegant collection of new compositions, with the overall mood being one of reflection. A few pieces, such as 'The Sad Dream' strike a pensive note, and the lively 'Jack Frost' provides contrast. ~ Stephen Raiteri, All Music Guide

Pink Fairies/Chinese Cowboys Live 1987 ....import CD $17.99

Pink Fairies/Chinese Cowboys Live 1987 ....import CD $17.99

Pink Fairies were an English rock band active in the London underground and psychedelic scene of the early 1970s. They promoted free music, drug taking and anarchy and often performed impromptu gigs and other agitprop stunts, such as playing for free outside the gates at the Bath and Isle of Wight pop festivals in 1970, as well as appearing at Phun City, the second Glastonbury and many other free festivals including Windsor and Trentishoe.  Chinese Cowboys is an archive, unreleased live CD title that was recorded at two 1987 gigs the band had played in support of their '87 comeback album, Kill 'Em and Eat 'Em. These two shows took place at Leeds and at the Long Marston Speedway. If you're a Pink Fairies fan you need to get yourself a copy of this CD.

Clearlight/Visions ....import CD $17.99

Clearlight/Visions ....import CD $17.99

This is one of those exquisite records that somehow slipped through the gaps of public consciousness at the time. But now its back, and you have the chance to revel in a warm bath of psychedelic weirdness.

Clearlight/Les Contes du Singe Fou ....import CD $17.99

Clearlight/Les Contes du Singe Fou ....import CD $17.99

Les Contes du Singe Fou (roughly translated, Tales of the Mad Monkey) is a progressive rock album by Clearlight, released in 1976 on Isadora Records in France.  Returning again to France, Clearlight turned to conceptual space rock with science fiction lyrics. (The lyrics do not have anything to do with a mad monkey, however.) Les Contes du Singe Fou is the only Clearlight album in which vocals and lyrics play a significant role. In reverse of the previous album, the title is in French, but all lyrics are in English. This is not apparent from the cover, which contains no song titles on the outside. English Lyrics with French translations are printed on the cover's gatefold. Musically, the album contains psychedelic, new age, and jazz fusion elements.

Clearlight/Tribal Hybrid Concept ....import CD $17.99

Clearlight/Tribal Hybrid Concept ....import CD $17.99

The music on this album is powerful, selected to illustrate the yang side of the first chakra, the one in charge of life and death energies; designed to energize the body and to celebrate life. Samples of Inuits, Papoos, Tuvas, Ethiopian and Kurdish singers as well as samples of various wild animals facing extinction collected one by one by Pascal Menetrey between 1992 and 1999 and are musically shaped by Cyrille Verdeaux. The aim of Tribal Hybrid Music (THC) is to help stop all of these trails of tears, these massacres of innocents all around the globe.  Pascal Menetrey passed away accidently in 2006. This album is dedicated to his memory. RIP, Pascal.

Ant-Bee/Lunar Musik ....import CD $17.99

Ant-Bee/Lunar Musik ....import CD $17.99

Lunar Muzik is the third album by Ant-Bee, originally released in 1997 through Divine Records. In 1998 Aural Innovations magazine had this to say about the album: 'Did you ever lie awake at night straining to imagine what kind of music would result from a collaboration that included Daevid Allen, Harvey Bainbridge, the original Mothers Of Invention, and the original Alice Cooper Group (minus Vince)? Well Ant Bee's 'Lunar Muzik' puts this question to rest once and for all'.  Three years in the making, Lunar Muzik (1997), explored both the pop and experimental side of the psychedelic spectrum and was bolstered by strong production and appearances from Daevid Allen of Soft Machine and Gong and Harvey Bainbridge of Hawkwind and the original Alice Cooper Group.

Erik Norlander/Live in St. Petersburg ....import CD $17.99

Erik Norlander/Live in St. Petersburg ....import CD $17.99

Erik Norlander and Friends - Live in St. Petersburg also showcases Norlander's uncanny ability for re-interpreting cover songs by his favorite artists.  Norlander's version of the Procol Harum classic, 'A Salty Dog' moved audiences around the world with the soulful voice of Kelly Keeling delivering the lyrics with power and substance. 'A Salty Dog' was brought into the set to follow Norlander's Rocket Scientists standard, 'Mariner,' which Keeling also takes to new heights with his soaring vocals and fluid fretless bass.   For fans of Erik Norlander, Lana Lane, Rocket Scientists and progressive music in general, 'Erik Norlander and Friends - Live in St. Petersburg' is a must, don't miss it!

Erik Norlander/Hommage Symphonique ....import CD $17.99

Erik Norlander/Hommage Symphonique ....import CD $17.99

Hommage Symphonique celebrates the artist's progressive rock and jazz - fusion influences.  Hommage Symphonique is an album of progressive rock covers recorded by master keyboardist Erik Norlander along with the virtuoso band of Gregg Bissonette (d), Don Schiff (b) and Mark McCrite (g) with Kelly Keeling handling all of the vocal duties. Erik also employed a small ensemble of acoustic instruments featuring Jon Papenbrook (trumpets flugelhorn), Eric Jorgensen (trombones), Mike Alvarez (cello) and David Schiff (woodwinds). David is the brother of Don Schiff, and in addition to Don's NS/Stick work on the album, he also fills out the acoustic string ensemble with the new bowed guitar instrument.  Erik's choice of covers reflects his own broad musical taste, performing songs originally recorded by ELP, ELO, Yes, Rick Wakeman, King Crimson, Procol Harum and Jethro Tull and Chuck Mangione. The last artist may sound the most surprising, but Erik's stirring rendition of Mangione's 'Children of Sanchez' brings this jazz - fusion classic more into Erik's world of symphonic progressive rock supported by his seasoned and highly versatile band.

 

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Rocket Scientists/Supernatural Highways ....import CD $18.99

Rocket Scientists/Supernatural Highways ....import CD $18.99

California prog rock team releases new instrumental opus!  After a 6-year hiatus, veteran prog rockers Erik Norlander (keyboards), Mark McCrite (guitars) and Don Schiff (NS/Sticks, cello) return with a powerful re-entry into the atmosphere with Supernatural Highways, a 30-minute allinstrumental deluxe EP that demonstrates the ongoing agility and perpetual motion of this accomplished group of musicians.  Keyboardist Erik Norlander explains, '2013 was the 20th anniversary of the first Rocket Scientists album, Earthbound, released in 1993. At the end of 2012, I got in touch with Mark and Don and suggested that we record some new music to mark the occasion.  We were all really into the idea, and like our last studio release -- the 5-disc Looking Backward set -- we ended up somewhere other than where we initially planned to go! But that's the spirit of rock 'n' roll, right?'  Supernatural Highways is available as a deluxe full-color 6-panel Digipak CD with original cover art and liner notes by producer, Erik Norlander.

 

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Lana Lane/El Dorado Hotel ....import CD $17.99

Lana Lane/El Dorado Hotel ....import CD $17.99

Lana Lane is back with her most powerful release to date, 'El Dorado Hotel.' The veteran symphonic rock diva delivers a 10-song tour-de-force of finely crafted original tracks in an audiophile production by husband/keyboardist, Erik Norlander.  El Dorado Hotel hosts Lane's usual broad spectrum of musical styles and genres with a cohesiveness that fans of the artist will recognize instantly.  The album closes with the 11-1/2 minute opus, 'In Exile' that producer Erik Norlander describes as a 'vintage progressive rock epic: 'Norlander comments, 'We've never done anything quite like this on a Lana Lane record before. 'In Exile' begins with haunting Mellotron strings that immediately sets the tone for this very cinematic piece of music with great dynamics and drama along with some odd meter bits that help to tell the story. The musicians are all working overtime on this one.'

Clepsydra/Alone ....import CD $17.99

Clepsydra/Alone ....import CD $17.99

Clepsydra is a Swiss neo-progressive band that was formed in 1990 by Aluisio Maggini (vocals), Lele Hofmann (guitars), Philip Hubert (keyboards), Andy Thommen (bass) and Pietro Duca (drums).  When the band first arrived they were concurrent with the early 1990s British prog dream which produced bands like IQ, and Pendragon, and Galahad, Clepsydra didn't even realize that they were part of such a movement. Alone is their fourth album, released after Andy had left the group for a while.  Andy Thommen described the process of recording these early albums as a labor of love.  They made music purely for the innate joy of doing so, with no commercial considerations whatsoever.

Clepsydra/Fears ....import CD $17.99

Clepsydra/Fears ....import CD $17.99

Clepsydra is a Swiss neo-progressive band that was formed in 1990 by Aluisio Maggini (vocals), Lele Hofmann (guitars), Philip Hubert (keyboards), Andy Thommen (bass) and Pietro Duca (drums).  Says Andy: "We had no idea that there was a progressive rock scene.  In fact we never heard the expression progressive rock until about three months after the release of Hologram in 1991."  In 1998 Clepsydra released their third album Fears, the first album with Marco Cerulli on guitar. In the wake of the album release Clepsydra had a 10-day-long European tour and was booked for a concert in Canada on the strength of this production.





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# 634

September 24, 2014

 

Hi, folks,

If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.  Also be sure to check out the Anonymous Collection Sale at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm .

In Today's Newsletter

Seventh: Magma
Radiant: Transatlantic, Neal Morse
Papabear: Stickmen
Esoteric: Sky, Anthony Phillips, District 97 & John Wetton, Dave Kilminster, Martin Turner & Friends, Todd Rundgren, Quantum Jump, Fish on Friday, P.F.M., Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe, Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson, Goblin, Man, Roger Ruskin Spear, Tin Spirits, Help Yourself, The Artwoods, Gary Burton
Caroline/EMI: Genesis, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Rory Gallagher, Primus, Deep Purple, Eric Johnson & Mike Stern, Ian Hunter, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Dennis DeYoung, Thank You Scientist, Allen & Lande, Monty Python, The Hilliard Ensemble, Trevor Rabin, Yes, Asia, Gary Moore, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson, Queen, Philip Glass, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Charlie Haden & Jim Hall, Sting, Justin Hayward, Randy Bachman, Nils Lofgren, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dr. John, Big Star
Ryko/WEA/ADA: Genesis, Dream Theater, Scott Walker + Sunn O))), Captain Beefheart, Can, Steve Reich, Daniel Lanois, Thurston Moore, Alice Cooper, Roger Taylor, The Hollies, Grateful Dead, Jethro Tull, The Midnight Special, Lowell George, Opeth, David Bowie, Robert Plant, Ian Matthews, David Lynch & Alan R. Splet, Empress AD, Booker T. & The MGs, Motorhead
ReR: Peter Blegvad, Bob Drake, Jon Rose, Steve MacLean & MeRCy, When
Repertoire: Streetwalkers, Dr. Feelgood, Mickey Jupp, Groovicity, Magna Carta, Robben Ford


Seventh

Coming Soon!!!

Magma/Riah Sahiltaahk ....import CD $16.99

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The original version of Riah Sahiltaahk that was recorded in 1971 is featured on the album 1001 Degrees Centigrade (vol. 2). But at the time its composer, Christian Vander,was unhappy with the arrangement written by the group. This radically new version, adapted to suit the group's current line-up, is more faithful to the spirit of Magma's music and its uniquely weird and wonderful prog-rock style.


Radiant

Coming Soon!!!

Transatlantic/KaLIVEoscope ....Blu-Ray $17.99
Transatlantic/KaLIVEoscope [Special Edition] ....3CD + DVD $25.99
Transatlantic/KaLIVEoscope [Limited Deluxe Edition] ....2DVDs + 3CDs + BluRay $42.99

Transatlantic/KaLIVEoscope [Special Edition] ....3CD + DVD $25.99

Live recordings and special video footage of the 2014 PROG Music Awards "Album of the Year"!   "The Kaleidoscope tour was indeed a landmark for Transatlantic. It was our first time in many parts of the world, and it was indeed epic! We grew as a band and as people and if you got to be there at one of the shows, you know how incredible it was! This live DVD, Blu-ray and all the rest, captures Transatlantic in an amazing way, and I'm sure you're going to love it!" - Neal Morse    KaLIVEoscope will be available in 3 versions.  BluRay (Cologne - 1 disc)   containing full live footage (filmed in Cologne), "Behind The Scenes" of the Kaldeidoscope World Tour 2014, band interviews and three further live tracks (filmed in Tilburg).  Special Edition Digipak (three Tilburg audio CDs + Cologne DVD), containing a full recording of the Tilburg show and the full live footage of the Cologne show.  Limited Deluxe Edition Box Set (Cologne DVD + 3 Tilburg audio CDs + Cologne BluRay + Bonus DVD) Ltd. Deluxe Artbook including 2 DVDs containing a full live footage (filmed in Cologne), "Behind The Scenes" of the Kaldeidoscope World Tour 2014, band interviews and 3 further live tracks (filmed in Tilburg), 3 CDs containing the recording of the full Tilburg show and a BluRay disc containing the full cologne show and also the "Behind The Scenes", band interviews and 3 songs of the Tilburg show.

 

Available Now!!!

Neal Morse/Songs from November ....CD $16.99

Neal Morse/Songs from November ....CD $16.99

The new album, set to be released on August 19, 2014, is said to be Neal's, "singer-songwriter - 'feel good' album."  Full of strong melodies and powerfully personal stories, it's not the prog album you might expect from the progmeister - these songs are from Neal's mellower, simpler side. In the words of one reviewer, 'Songs From November' is, "more in the vein of 1999's self titled CD and 2001's It's Not Too Late... despite the lack of Prog moments, this album is every bit Neal Morse."

 

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Papabear

Coming Soon!!!

Stickmen/Supercollider: An Anthology 2010-2014 ....double CD $24.99

Stickmen/Supercollider: An Anthology 2010-2014 ....double CD $24.99

Stick Men: the improvising rock trio like no other. Pat Mastelotto and Tony Levin are from the rhythm section of the band King Crimson. Mastelotto is in demand as the premier drummer for progressive rock. Levin plays the 12 string Chapman Stick - in Crimson and with Peter Gabriel. Markus Reuter is a composer/guitarist who designs and plays his own unique touch style guitar. Supercollider is the latest two CD set from Stick Men. Disc one is an anthology of recordings from 2010-2014, while disc two is full of live improvisations from the DEEP Tour USA 2013. Their improvs range from haunting to paint-peeling. Don't let your ears miss out on this.


Esoteric

Coming Soon!!!

Sky/Sky [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

Sky/Sky [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the first release in a series of reissues of the entire catalogue by the legendary classical rock band Sky.  Formed in 1979, Sky brought together the worlds of rock and classical music in a highly successful and inspiring way. Featuring the gifted talents of guitarist John Williams, percussionist Tristan Fry, legendary bass player Herbie Flowers, former Curved Air keyboard player Francis Monkman and guitarist Kevin Peek, Sky recorded their debut album at Abbey Road studios in the early months of 1979. Featuring the lengthy suite "Where Opposite's Meet," "Westway" and "Cannonball" (also released as a single), the band's self-titled debut reached the UK top ten in May 1979 and went on to achieve Platinum status in the UK and was also a major hit in Europe and Australia.  This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered and includes the bonus tracks 'Dies Irae,' the single version of 'March to the Scaffold' (previously unreleased on CD), and a live version of 'Where Opposites Meet' recorded by BBC Radio One at a charity concert at Wembley Arena in November 1979. This deluxe edition also includes a DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring all of Sky's surviving BBC TV appearances in 1979, all previously unreleased on video or DVD.  The original album artwork is fully restored and the booklet features a new essay.

Sky/Sky 2 [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

Sky/Sky 2 [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD + DVD $29.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the next release in the continuing series of reissues of the entire catalogue by the legendary classical rock band Sky.  Also a huge live attraction, Sky released this, their second album (a double LP!), in April 1980. "Sky 2" was a fine achievement featuring the classic tracks "Hotta," "Sahara," "Vivaldi" (a re-working of the Curved Air piece), the epic side-long "Fifo" and the hit single "Toccata" and topped the UK album charts upon its release, becoming Sky's most commercially successful album.  This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered and includes a DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring all of Sky's surviving BBC TV appearances in 1980, all previously unreleased on video or DVD - namely the highlight's of Sky's concert at Hammersmith Odeon in 1980 as broadcast by the BBC on "Rhythm on Two" and Sky's performance of "Toccata" on "Top of the Pops" in April 1980.  The original album artwork is fully restored and the booklet features a new essay.

Anthony Phillips/Harvest of the Heart - An Anthology [Deluxe Remastered] ....import 5 CD Box Set $89.99

Anthony Phillips/Harvest of the Heart - An Anthology [Deluxe Remastered] ....import 5 CD Box Set $89.99

Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a newly remastered deluxe 5CD boxed set anthology by legendary guitarist, composer and instrumentalist Anthony Phillips.   Anthony was a founding member of Genesis alongside Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks with whom he recorded the albums From Genesis To Revelation and Trespass. After leaving the group in 1970, Anthony studied orchestration and harmony externally at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. After passing his LGSM exams, he taught music at Reeds School and Peper Harrow whilst continuing to compose and record in his home studio.  He marked his return to the commercial music scene with the release of his debut solo album The Geese & The Ghost in 1977 and since then has created a large and diverse output as a recording artist. As well as album releases such as Wise After The Event, Slow Dance, 1984 and Field Day, he has to date also released ten albums in the Private Parts & Pieces series and four volumes in the Missing Links series. Amongst other projects he collaborated with Harry Williamson on the large-scale instrumental work Tarka and he also co-wrote the stage musical Alice with Richard Scott. Whilst Anthony continues to release solo albums to critical acclaim, increasingly his music has also been much in-demand for film and television. Commissions have included scores for both dramas and documentaries including the award-winning Land of Dragons and Creatures of the Magic Water. He has also established himself as one of the most prolific and successful composers of library music, with tracks from his extensive output being regularly featured on commercials, films and television series throughout the world.  His extensive back catalogue is celebrated with the release of "Harvest of the Heart" a 5CD deluxe boxed set, which celebrates Anthony's rich musical heritage by featuring recordings made between 1969 and the present day, drawn from his many albums. In addition the set will include ten previously unreleased tracks, the unreleased 1973 recording "Silver Song" (featuring Phil Collins as vocalist) and the rare track "Compression" by Mike Rutherford, (previously unreleased on CD) which features Anthony and was the B-side to Mike's 1980 single "Working in Line."

District 97 & John Wetton/One More Red Night: Live In Chicago ....import CD $28.99

District 97 & John Wetton/One More Red Night: Live In Chicago ....import CD $28.99

From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red - a live CD capturing a set of King Crimson songs performed by District 97 and former King Crimson lead singer John Wetton.  The album includes three songs from the iconic landmark album Red which inspired many musicians including Kurt Cobain.  This CD also captures several other well-known songs from the three King Crimson studio albums John Wetton played and sang on, plus their earlier hit '21st Century Schizoid Man.'  This is the first release of this recording and features many tracks which are now rarely heard live.  Includes One More Red Nightmare, The Great Deceiver, Lament, The Night Watch, Fallen Angel, Book of Saturday, 21st Century Schizoid Man, Starless, Easy Money

 

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Dave Kilminster/...And the Truth Will Set You Free... ....import CD $28.99

Dave Kilminster/...And The Truth Will Set You Free... ....import CD $28.99

From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red - '...The Truth...' is the exciting new rock album by singer/guitarist Dave Kilminster!  This incredible project sees Dave reunited with drummer Pete Riley and bassist Phil Williams who toured with Dave as part of the Keith Emerson Band, and also recorded with Dave on his first solo rock album 'Scarlet - The Director's Cut.'  For the last eight years Dave was the featured lead guitarist with Roger Waters, joining Roger on his last two record breaking world tours; 'The Dark Side of the Moon Live,' and (the highest grossing tour by a solo act EVER) 'The Wall Live!'

 

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Martin Turner & Friends/The Garden Party: A Celebration of Wishbone Ash Music ....import double CD $29.99

Martin Turner & Friends/The Garden Party: A Celebration of Wishbone Ash Music ....import double CD $29.99

From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red - Martin Turner co-founded Wishbone Ash in 1969 and continues to play the heyday recordings to this day, with his own band.  This is a Private Recording of a set which includes rare tracks and classic performances to an invited audience of the core fan base with a truly special finale.  The Garden Party was a unique one-off concert from 2012 with classic era members Ted Turner and Laurie Wisefield coming on stage to play.

Todd Rundgren/At the BBC 1972-1982 ....import 3 CD + DVD Box Set $57.99

Todd Rundgren/At the BBC 1972-1982 ....import 3 CD + DVD Box Set $57.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the first ever official release of Todd Rundgren At the BBC.  This four-disc collection comprises three CDs and a DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring all of the surviving radio and television broadcasts in the BBC archive transmitted on radio and television in the UK between 1972 and 1982. The set features on CD Todd's solo 1972 BBC Radio One "In Concert" performance, recorded soon after the release of his seminal album "Something Anything," the classic 1975 performance by Todd Rundgren and Utopia at Hammersmith Odeon, London, (including a previously unreleased track 'Something's Coming') - on the first ever UK concert tour of Todd Rundgren and Utopia, a 1977 performance at the Oxford Polytechnic by Todd Rundgren and Utopia (promoting the "Ra") album, and a DVD featuring three different performances for the classic "Old Grey Whistle Test" series; the 1975 Todd Rundgren and Utopia session, a film of Todd Rundgren & Utopia at the Bearsville Picnic in 1977 (performing 'Singring and the Glass Guitar') and the entire recordings made for a 1982 solo Todd Rundgren Whistle Test special (including two songs not featured on the original TV broadcast).  This set is sure to delight the legions of Todd Rundgren fans and is a superb document of Todd's continuing development as both a solo artist and with his band Utopia between 1972 and 1982.  "Todd Rundgren at the BBC" has been remastered and authored from the original BBC masters and is presented in a clamshell box with a booklet featuring a new essay.

Quantum Jump/Quantum Jump [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD $26.99

Quantum Jump/Quantum Jump [Expanded & Remastered] ....import CD $26.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic 1976 debut album by Quantum Jump.  The band came together at Farmyard studios in Buckinghamshire in 1974 and comprised Rupert Hine (vocals, keyboards), former Caravan member John G. Perry (bass, vocals), Mark Warner (guitar) and former Peddlers member Trevor Morais (drums).  The band's self-titled debut album was written and recorded at Farmyard studios throughout 1975 and was eventually released on the Electric Records label in 1976 to critical acclaim. Stylistically the album featured a unique fusion of jazz and rock, displaying the excellent musicianship of the band members, along with a healthy sense of humour. The album featured outstanding tracks such as 'No American Starship,' 'Something at the Bottom of the Sea' and perhaps the band's most famous track 'The Lone Ranger' (originally issued as a single in 1976 and after considerable airplay was banned by the BBC for its lyrical content). Remixed in 1979 'The Lone Ranger' became a top five UK hit.  Newly re-mastered from the original tapes, this reissue includes five rare bonus tracks, taken from a single and the 1979 remix compilation album "Mixing." It also includes a booklet that fully restores the original album artwork and a new essay.

Fish on Friday/Godspeed ....import CD $26.99

Fish On Friday/Godspeed ....import CD $26.99

Esoteric Antenna is pleased to announce the release of "Godspeed," the new studio album by Fish on Friday.  The album is the third release by the band who formed in 2009 when Belgian Producer and musician Frank van Bogaert and keyboard player William Beckers established Fis on Friday as a studio-based progressive rock project. The band's debut album was released in 2010 and saw the band augmented by Californian guitarist Marty Townsend and drummer Marcus Weymaere. The album's melodic progressive approach soon drew very favourable critical stylistic comparisons with the progressive side of Alan Parsons Project. The reaction to the group was encouraging enough for them to embark on performing several live shows in Belgium, before embarking on their second album, "Airborne," which gained a wider audience and sales by receiving airplay on mainstream Belgian radio alongside specialist progressive rock stations globally. "Airborne" also featured the virtuoso bass player Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson band, Steve Hackett band, Lifesigns) guesting on one track, an experience that led to Nick officially becoming a member of Fish on Friday for the band's new (and arguably most progressive) album "Godspeed."  This stunning album features a grasp of melody on songs such as 'Callin' Planet Home,' 'Just a Nightmare,' 'Ghost Song,' 'Sanctuary' and the album's epic ten minute title track. "Godspeed" also features a special guest, Theo Travis, the virtuoso saxophonist and flautist noted for his work with Steven Wilson, Soft Machine Legacy, Robert Fripp, Gong, Bill Nelson et al. All in all "Godspeed" is a progressive rock album of fine songs, excellent musicianship and is the eagerly anticipated next step in the story of Fish on Friday.

 

P.F.M./Paper Charms: The Complete BBC Recordings 1974-1976 ....import double CD + DVD $44.99

P.F.M./Paper Charms: The Complete BBC Recordings 1974-1976 ....import double CD + DVD $44.99

Premiata Forneria Marconi, better known in English speaking countries as P.F.M., were arguably the finest Italian progressive rock band of the 1970s and certainly one of the most well known. A successful act in their homeland, they came to international attention when they signed to Emerson Lake & Palmer's label Manticore in 1973. A series of albums such as "Photos of Ghosts," "The World Became the World," "Cook" and "Chocolate Kings" earned the band a loyal following in the UK, the USA, Canada and Japan, with interest in PFM in Britain gaining enough momentum to see the band being invited to perform two radio concerts for BBC Radio in 1975 and 1976 (at the BBC's Paris Theatre in London) and to participate in the classic BBC 2 TV series "The Old Grey Whistle Test" on a number of occasions.  These audio and video recordings have remained in the BBC archives and are released for the first time in this clamshell boxed set over two CDs and a DVD (NTSC / Region Free).  The set also includes an illustrated booklet with essay.

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Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe/Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe [Expanded Edition] ....import double CD $29.99

Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe/Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe [Expanded Edition] ....import double CD $29.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of an official expanded and newly re-mastered two CD edition of the classic 1989 eponymous album by Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe.. At the close of the 1980s, fans of progressive rock were delighted and surprised to learn that members of the classic line-up of Yes, namely Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford, Rick Wakeman and Steve Howe were reuniting to record a studio album and to tour the world. The resulting self-titled album was originally issued on Arista Records in 1989 and was a global hit.  Featuring all of the trademarks of the classic Yes sound, "Anderson Bruford Wakeman & Howe" contained some fine extended works, including 'Brother of Mine,' 'Quartet' and 'Order of the Universe,' along with shorter compositions such as 'Let's Pretend' (co-written with Vangelis).  This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the Arista masters and includes an additional CD featuring rare mixes and tracks issued on the various singles and 12-inch EPs that were released to promote the album including the spectacular, but very rare, 'Vultures in the City.'  The original album artwork is fully restored and the booklet features a new essay.

 

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Rick Wakeman/Fields of Green [Official Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Rick Wakeman/Fields of Green [Official Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of the official remastered edition of "Fields of Green," Rick Wakeman's 1996 studio album.  Featuring Chrissie Hammond (vocals), Fraser Thorneycroft-Smith (guitars), Phil Laughlin (bass) and Stuart Sawney (percussion programming), "Fields of Green" was a rock album of newly composed material, along with a wonderful re-working of the Yes classic track 'Starship Trooper/Wurm' and also a theme originally written for the BBC TV coverage of the 1997 General Election which was interwoven with the theme from 'King Arthur.'   Unavailable for some years, "Fields of Green" has been newly re-mastered and features an illustrated booklet and continues the series of official Rick Wakeman releases on Esoteric Recordings.

Rick Wakeman/In the Nick of Time - Live 2003 [Official Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Rick Wakeman/In the Nick of Time - Live 2003 [Official Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of the official remastered edition of Rick Wakeman's 2003 live album with the New English Rock Ensemble, "In the Nick of Time."  Featuring a band comprising Ashley Holt (vocals), Ant Glynne (guitars), Lee Pomeroy (bass), Tony Fernandez (drums) and Erik Jordan (additional keyboards) 'In the Nick of Time' was an excellent live album that saw Rick and his band perform many classic tracks such as 'No Earthly Connection,' 'Catherine Parr,' 'White Rock' and 'Wurm,' alongside the title track from the recently recorded album 'Out There.'   Unavailable for some years, "In the Nick of Time - Live 2003" has been newly re-mastered and features an illustrated booklet and continues the series of official Rick Wakeman releases on Esoteric Recordings.

 

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Keith Emerson/At the Movies ....import triple CD $41.99

Keith Emerson/At the Movies ....import triple CD $41.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce a newly re-mastered edition of "At the Movies," a 3 CD set issued in a clamshell box that gathers together Keith Emerson's film soundtrack music.  Following the break-up of Emerson Lake and Palmer at the end of the 1970s, Keith Emerson ventured into the world of film soundtrack composition with his score for Italian director Dario Aregento's horror film "Inferno" in 1980. This in turn led to Emerson being commissioned to compose and perform the music for the film "Nighthawks" in 1981. From here a succession of film scores were to follow for directors in Italy, Japan and the United States. "At the Movies" gathers together Keith's music for seven movies; "Nighthawks," "Best Revenge," "Inferno," "La Chiesa (The Church)," "Murderock," "Harmagedon" and "Godzilla Final Wars."  The set also includes an illustrated booklet with new essay and photographs.

 

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Goblin/Beyond the Darkness 1977-2001 ....import CD $22.99

Goblin/Beyond the Darkness 1977-2001 ....import CD $22.99

From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, Beyond the Darkness is an anthology of the second half of the career of the composers Goblin, perhaps best known for the propulsive, labyrinthic scores which illuminate the horror masterpieces of Italian film director Dario Argento.  Goblin's genius lies in skilfully combining elements of progressive psychedelia with jazz-rock, eastern European folk music and the baroque. Their music often displays an eerie fairy tale quality that underscores tensions within a film to great effect.  If Bella Casa's 2012 box set, The Awakening documented Goblin's formative years, this edition comprises selections from ten films scored by the group across a twenty-five year period from 1977, culminating in Non Ho Sonno the Argento thriller for which this remarkable aggregation reformed to help create.

Man/The Twang Dynasty [Expanded Edition] ....import triple CD $41.99

Man/The Twang Dynasty [Expanded Edition] ....import triple CD $41.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the expanded release of Man's classic 1992 studio album "The Twang Dynasty." Although Man had reformed in 1983 to perform live, "The Twang Dynasty" was Man's first studio record release in sixteen years. The album was a very strong "comeback" that stands alongside the band's work in the 1970s. Featuring a line-up of Micky Jones (guitar, vocals), Deke Leonard (guitar, vocals), Martin Ace (bass, vocals) and John Weathers (drums), "The Twang Dynasty" featured excellent material such as 'A Feather on the Scales of Justice,' 'The Chinese Cut' and 'The Wings of Mercury' (dedicated to the late John Cipollina of Quicksilver Messenger Service who had performed with Man).  The deluxe set is newly re-mastered and features two additional CDs of Man's complete set at Glastonbury Festival on 25th June 1994, featuring many tracks from "The Twang Dynasty" along with splendid performances of classic tracks such as 'C'Mon,' 'Many Are Called, But Few Get Up,' 'Bananas' and 'Romain.' The set also includes an illustrated booklet with new essay and photographs.

Roger Ruskin Spear/Electric Shocks [Expanded & Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Roger Ruskin Spear/Electric Shocks [Expanded & Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of an expanded official remastered edition of "Electric Shocks," the first solo album by the legendary multi-instrumentalist, eccentric and former Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band member Roger Ruskin Spear.  Originally released in 1972 on the United Artists label, "Electric Shocks" carried on the wit, humour and musical eccentricity that Roger had first explored with the Bonzo's and featured musicians such as Peter Banks (Yes), The Flamin' Groovies, Thunderclap Newman and B. J. Cole on this delightfully off-the-wall record.   This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the original master tapes and features four bonus tracks that comprised the rare 1971 EP "Rebel Trouser." The reissue also features an illustrated booklet with new essay.

Roger Ruskin Spear/Unusual [Expanded & Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Roger Ruskin Spear/Unusual [Expanded & Remastered Edition] ....import CD $25.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of an official remastered edition of "Unusual," the second solo album by the legendary multi-instrumentalist, eccentric and former Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band member Roger Ruskin Spear.  Originally released in 1973 on the United Artists label, "Unusual" followed on from his first solo LP, "Electric Shocks" and continued the wit, humour and musical eccentricity that Roger had first explored with the Bonzo's. The album featured musicians such as Thunderclap Newman and members of label mates Help Yourself on this delightfully off-the-wall record.  This Esoteric Recordings edition has been newly re-mastered from the original master tapes and features an illustrated booklet with new essay.

Tin Spirits/Scorch ....import CD $26.99

Tin Spirits/Scorch ....import CD $26.99

Esoteric Antenna are pleased to announce the release of the album 'Scorch,' the much anticipated follow up to Tin Spirits debut album 'Wired to Earth.'  As you would expect of a band that includes XTC's 6-string genius Dave Gregory, 'Scorch' is a celebration of guitars and harmony with songs that immediately captivate and engage. Lovingly crafted over two years 'Scorch' was mixed 'old school' with fingers on faders by acclaimed producer Paul Stacey (Black Crowes, Noel Gallagher), resulting in a sonic experience guaranteed to be a highlight of this year's new releases.  Along with Dave Gregory, Tin Spirits' fellow Swindonians Mark Kilminster (vocals, bass) and Doug Mussard (drums), as well as the Australian import Daniel Steinhardt (Guitar, vocals) notably of TheGigRig, have carved themselves a unique niche being unashamedly progressive yet entirely accessible. From the rapturous tones of the instrumental opener 'Carnivore,' to the introspective anthem 'Little Eyes' and the progressive epic 'Garden State,' "Scorch" is an album that shows Tin Spirits have truly come of age with one of the most exhilarating and satisfying releases of 2014.

Help Yourself/Reaffirmation: An Anthology 1971-1973 ....import double CD $29.99

Help Yourself/Reaffirmation: An Anthology 1971-1973 ....import double CD $29.99

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of "Reaffirmation," a comprehensive anthology by the unsung heroes of British early '70s rock, Help Yourself. Help Yourself was formed in London in 1970, originally as a backing band for singer-songwriter Malcom Morley and took their influences from American West Coast Country and Acid Rock. After Morley signed to the Famepushers management stable, his manager John Eichler suggested Morley form a new band and Help Yourself was born. Featuring Malcolm Morley (guitars, keyboards, vocals), former Sam Apple Pie member Dave Charles (drums, percussion, vocals), Richard Treece (guitars, vocals, harmonica) and Ken Whaley (bass), the band signed to United Artists in 1970 and their eponymous debut album was issued in 1971.  Following a tour with label mates Brinsley Schwarz and Ernie Graham (also Famepushers artists), Ken Whaley departed the band. An expanded line-up including Ernie Graham and Jonathan Glemser began work on the album "Strange Affair" in 1972, but Graham and Glemser's departure half-way through the recording saw roadie Paul Burton join the band to complete the album, (which would include the excellent extended track 'The All Electric Fur Trapper'). The band embarked on a tour of Switzerland with Welsh rock legends Man and a bond formed between the two groups. The band's "Beware the Shadow" was an even stronger effort, featuring the Help's twelve-minute anthem, 'Reaffirmation,' a track that displayed the instrumental excellence of the group. Prior to a tour to promote their most recent album Malcolm Morley fell ill with depression and Deke Leonard, recently dismissed from Man, took his place. When Morley recovered, Leonard remained with the band, appearing with them on the "Christmas at the Patti" concert in December 1972. In early 1973 Deke Leonard departed the band to pursue a solo career and the band began work on the album "Happy Days," a record that also featured The Flying Aces and Vivian "Spiv' Morris. Paul Burton's departure during these sessions saw Ken Whaley return to the band. Work then commenced on another album, "the Return of Ken Whaley." Both albums were released as a package by United Artists later that year. Although critically acclaimed, commercial success continued to elude the band and in August 1973 Help Yourself disbanded, with Malcolm Morley and Ken Whaley joining Man in 1974 for their album "Winos, Rhinos and Lunatics."   Forty years on, Help Yourself is now regarded as one of the great, unsung British bands of their era. This anthology gathers together the essential tracks from all of their albums released by United Artists, newly re-mastered from the original master tapes. It features a booklet with essay by Michael Heatley and is a tribute to their genius.

 

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The Artwoods/Steady Gettin' It: The Complete Recordings 1964-1967 ....import triple CD $42.99

The Artwoods/Steady Gettin' It: The Complete Recordings 1964-1967 ....import triple CD $42.99

From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, back in the mid-sixties, The Artwoods were one of the most vital, impressive R&B bands on the circuit, fronted by Art Wood (elder brother of future Faces/Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie) and also boasting future Deep Purple organist Jon Lord, renowned drummer Keef Hartley, guitarist Derek Griffiths and bassist Malcolm Pool.  Between 1964 and 1967, the band recorded seven singles, the ultra-rare EP Jazz in Jeans and a nearly as scarce LP, Art Gallery, mostly for Decca but also for Parlophone and Fontana (the last under the pseudonym St. Valentine's Day Massacre). Their records have long been coveted by fans of 60s beat, R&B and Mod music.  Keep Lookin' is the most comprehensive anthology of The Artwoods' recordings to date. Alongside all of the band's A's and B's, this three CD set boasts four previously unissued early acetate recordings by the Art Wood Combo, several BBC radio sessions with unique tracks and a long-lost live recording in Denmark from that tail-end of their career.  The compilation benefits from the involvement of the band's guitarist Derek Griffiths and basisst Malcolm Pool, plus legendary blues producer Mike Vernon.  The sound quality of The Artwoods' recordings has never sounded better, due to some exemplary remastering and resourcing of some of their rarer tracks.  This vital addition to the collection of any discerning sixties fan boasts a superbly designed and annotated bumper booklet.

Gary Burton/Conception: Anthology of Early Landmark Recordings ....import double CD $28.99

Gary Burton/Conception: Anthology of Early Landmark Recordings ....import double CD $28.99

From Esoteric's distributor, Cherry Red, Gary Burton, the astonishing virtuoso of the vibraphone. A child prodigy who achieved renown among musicians who marveled at his dazzling technique and originality of conception. Throughout a long career that traversed Nashville, George Shearing, Stan Getz, psychedelia, improvisation, free jazz, jazz rock and fusion, he retained a creative disposition; looking always to broaden his musical horizon and to push the boundaries of musical convention. Burton's innovations include the revival and adaptation of the use of a four mallet technique which enabled him to significantly increase the scope of his sound.  That the iconic countrypolitan guitarist and producer Chet Atkins was responsible for signing Burton to his first recording contract, is testament to the universality of his musical appeal.  This two cd set, comprises, Gary's 1961 debut LP as leader, New Vibe Man In Town (with Gene Cherico and Dave Brubeck's drummer Joe Morello), the second album, Who is Gary Burton? (with Chris Swansen, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer, Clark Terry., Morello, John Neves and Tommy Flanagan) that followed a year later, and historic sessions of the same era in which the vibist participated: The Nashville All-Stars' After The Riot at Newport, the impromptu live date recorded on the back porch of a rented mansion after the group of eight Nashville musicians, including the guitarists Chet Atkins and Hank Garland, the pianist Floyd Cramer and the 17 year-old Burton, had arrived at the Rhode Island festival at which they were due to appear to find the event in disarray because of an unruly crowd. Another auspicious occasion, and the fourth album of this edition, is Hank Garland's superlative Jazz Winds from a New Direction, the jazz debut of this most predominant of all Nashville session guitarists. Garland's group consists of Burton, bassist Joe Benjamin and Joe Morello. Burton and Garland are in perfect, at times, awe-inspiring synchronicity on what has come to be regarded as one of the definitive jazz guitar statements.  Completing the package is Floyd Cramer's million-selling single, Last Date, on which Gary provides a simple accompaniment. The record reached number two on the Billboard chart. The single that kept it from the top spot was Elvis Presley's Are You Lonesome Tonight.

 


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Genesis/Three Sides Live ....DVD $16.99
Genesis/Three Sides Live ....Blu-Ray $18.99

Genesis/Three Sides Live ....DVD $16.99

"Three Sides Live" was filmed in November 1981 on the "Abacab" tour in North America and was originally released on VHS to coincide with the live album of the same name. It has only ever been released on DVD in the limited edition box set "The Movie Box 1981-2007." Originally filmed in 16mm, the footage has now been fully restored and is being reissued as a stand alone DVD and Blu-ray for the first time. The show focuses on tracks from the "Duke" and "Abacab" albums and the tracks are intercut with behind the scenes footage and interviews with the band members. As ever with Genesis, the show is visually stunning and it captures the band in their transition from their progressive days in the seventies through to the hugely successful pop/rock act they became from the mid-eighties onwards. Genesis has always been great live performers and "Three Sides Live" is a great addition to any fans collection.   Bonus Features - Audio only full length versions of: (1) Behind the Lines (2) Duchess (3) Me & Sarah Jane (4) Man on the Corner (5) One for the Vine (6) The Fountain of Salmacis (7) Follow You Follow Me

 

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George Harrison/Wonderwall Music ....CD $14.99
George Harrison/Electronic Sound ....CD $14.99
George Harrison/All Things Must Pass ....double CD $24.99
George Harrison/Living in the Material World ....CD $14.99
George Harrison/Dark Horse ....CD $14.99
George Harrison/Extra Texture ....CD $14.99
George Harrison/The Apple Years ....7 CD + DVD + Book Box Set $109.98

George Harrison/The Apple Years ....7 CD + DVD + Book Box Set $109.98

In November 1968, George Harrison released 'Wonderwall Music,' a soundtrack to the art film 'Wonderwall.'  This predominantly Indian music collection was the first solo album to be released by a Beatle and also the first album on the newly formed Apple Records. George would continue to release albums on Apple (and EMI) through to 1975's soul-influenced 'Extra Texture (Read All About It)' touching on experimentalism with 'Electronic Sound,' the magnificent triple album 'All Things Must Pass,' the chart-topping 'Living In The Material World' and the, perhaps, less well-known 'Dark Horse.' This box brings all these eclectic albums together in one set that mirrors 2004's 'Dark Horse Years' box set and will contain a perfect bound book with a DVD. All albums have been remastered by Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks and all will be packaged in high-quality card packs and all albums, apart from 'All Things Must Pass' and 'Living In The Material World' contain newly written notes by Kevin Howlett. The DVD contains a brand new, never before seen video which has been painstakingly overseen by Olivia Harrison and all packages contain new photos many never seen before.  And all albums are available individually as well.

 

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Paul McCartney/New [Collector's Edition] ....double CD + DVD + Book $34.99

Paul McCartney/New [Collector's Edition] ....double CD + DVD + Book $34.99

A very special collector's edition 3 disc set [2 CD / 1 DVD] of Sir Paul McCartney's highly successful 2013 album NEW; which was not only his return to rock, but his first album of brand new solo material in more than six years.  Contains never-before-seen video footage and previously unreleased tracks!  This is an absolute 'MUST HAVE' for all McCartney fans.

 

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Rory Gallagher/Irish Tour [Special Edition] ....double CD $21.99

Rory Gallagher/Irish Tour [Special Edition] ....double CD $21.99

In 1974 Rory Gallagher embarked on an historic tour of Ireland that has been talked about for decades. Gallagher and his band covered Belfast, Dublin and Cork as what has been dubbed, "Irish Tour '74". One of the most memorable performances was his homecoming show in Cork. Here, for the first time on CD, is this performance in its entirety - Irish Tour Special Edition.

Primus/Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble ....CD $13.99

Primus/Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble ....CD $13.99

The definitive Primus line-up - Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander - is back together and set to release their first full length studio set in nearly 20 years, 'Primus & the Chocolate Factory,' on ATO Records. "The idea was to combine the Frog Brigade and Primus, and do this record,' says Claypool. I think like a good portion of the planet, we were all pretty put off by the remake of the 'Willy Wonka' movie - the Tim Burton version. I really wanted to pay homage to a film [1971's 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' starring Gene Wilder] that was very important to me as a kid and very influential to me musically. So that's what we did. And as opposed to just going in and recording the songs and playing them the way they are in the film, we twisted them up a bit....twisted them up a lot."  "The recording is about my early perception of the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory film," says Claypool. "The notion wasn't so much to go in and redo the soundtrack note for note as much as it was to utilize the classic elements of the music yet try to reflect some of the darker undertones of the Roald Dahl books, because when you read those books, there is an eerie and somewhat menacing aspect implied."

 

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Deep Purple with Orchestra/Live in Verona ....DVD $16.99
Deep Purple with Orchestra/Live in Verona ....Blu-Ray $18.99

Deep Purple with Orchestra/Live in Verona ....DVD $16.99

Filmed in the spectacular surroundings of the Arena di Verona, a Roman amphitheatre originally built in 30 AD, this concert from the summer of 2011 sees Deep Purple joined on stage by a full symphony orchestra for performances of all their classic tracks. Deep Purple remains one of the finest hard rock bands on the planet and are undoubtedly at their best when performing live. Here, the orchestral arrangements give an added depth and range to the familiar songs and the band responds to both playing with the orchestra and performing in such a historical location to deliver a brilliant show in front of a huge and enthusiastic crowd.

 

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Eric Johnson & Mike Stern/Eclectic ....CD $16.99

Eric Johnson & Mike Stern/Eclectic ....CD $16.99

Two bona fide guitar heroes in their respective fields - Eric Johnson in the rock realm and Mike Stern in the jazz world - join forces to produce the explosive Eclectic, a scintillating musical showcase that brings together their disparate influences in one potent package. Fans of both artists and guitar aficionados will want to hear this unique collaboration. Backed by Anton Fig (James Brown, Miles Davis, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder) on drums and Chris Maresh on bass the group impresses throughout the albums 12 tracks with writing contributions from both guitarists and even a cover of Jimi Hendrix "Red House" where Mike makes his vocal debut trading lines with Eric on this event record.

Ian Hunter/All American Alien Boy ....CD $14.99

Ian Hunter/All American Alien Boy ....CD $14.99

Following a successful stint as the creative ringleader of glam rock forebears Mott The Hoople, Ian Hunter struck out on his own in 1975 with a self-titled solo debut album. For his second album All American Alien Boy, he surrounded himself with top-notch session players as well as some impressive rock royalty, that included everyone from journeyman drummer Aynsley Dunbar to jazz bass wizard Jaco Pastorius. The resulting album was a mixture of conventional Mott the Hoople-style rock and sonic experiments.  The album features six bonus tracks. Including alternate versions of "Letter To Britannia From The Union Jack," "Apathy 83," and "God (Take 1)."

The Who/Who Hits 50 ....CD $15.99
The Who/Who Hits 50 ....double CD $22.99
The Who/Who Hits 50 ....Blu-Ray Audio $31.99

The Who/Who Hits 50 ....CD $15.99

The definitive collection of hits by The Who, spanning their entire 50 year career, newly remastered and featuring the brand new track "Be Lucky."

 

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The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - Hampton Coliseum (Live in 1981) ....double CD + DVD $28.99
The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - Hampton Coliseum (Live in 1981) ....DVD $16.99
The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - Hampton Coliseum (Live in 1981) ....Blu-Ray $18.99

The Rolling Stones/From the Vault - Hampton Coliseum (Live in 1981) ....double CD + DVD $28.99

"From The Vault" is a new series of live concerts from The Rolling Stones archive which are getting their first official release. "Hampton Coliseum - Live in 1981" is the first title in this series. The Rolling Stones AmericanTour in 1981 was the most successful tour of that year taking a then record $50 million dollars in ticket sales. The tour was in support of the critically and commercially successful "Tattoo You" album. There were fifty dates on the tour which ran from Philadelphia at the end of September through to Hampton,Virginia on the 18th and 19th of December. The show on December 18th, which was also Keith Richards' birthday, was the first ever music concert to be broadcast on television as a pay-per-view event.  The footage has now been carefully restored and the sound has been newly mixed by Bob Clearmountain for this first official release of the show.

 

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Dennis DeYoung/...And the Music of Styx Live in Los Angeles ....double CD + DVD $22.99
Dennis DeYoung/...And the Music of Styx Live in Los Angeles ....Blu-Ray $22.99

Dennis DeYoung/...And the Music of Styx Live in Los Angeles ....double CD + DVD $22.99

On March 18th, 2014, Dennis DeYoung, the legendary front man of Styx and author of five key songs that define that band's career, returned to Los Angeles for the first time during his solo career to play a sold out show at the El Rey Theater. Recorded live for AXS-TV and captured in pristine HD quality, the performance has been slated for release via Frontiers Records.  Los Angeles FM radio giant 100.3 The Sound aided in show promotion with morning show host Uncle Joe Benson offering tickets to listeners in limited supply, just 20 seats available to winning entrants. In just a few short hours of the show's announcement, tickets sold out at an astounding fan appreciation price of just five dollars. With gratitude to fans that have supported DeYoung over the years, the show was truly a gift of thanks to long-time fans that haven't seen him perform outside of Styx in Los Angeles, ever.  With doors slated to open at 8:00 pm, fans started to line the sidewalk on Wilshire Boulevard with tickets in hand hours beforehand. They were all buzzing about what songs the band might perform.....not even their wildest expectations came close to what they would get absolutely, positively blown away by.  The amazing stage set was designed by DeYoung's son. Through the black backdrop shone multiple gem-like circles that glowed from one side of the stage to the other like a blanket of stars with the colors of the rainbow. Neon-like spots aimed both high and low rained down an array of light that swept over the audience. Packed from the front of the stage to the back of the house, the inside of the El Rey seemed more like a night at the Forum in 1985; just bigger than life and ready for broadcast.  Opening the show with "The Grand Illusion," the band performed for an hour and a half, and saw DeYoung joyously and playfully interacting with the crowd. On two occasions he was handed items from the audience that he shared with fans. One was a copy of the Styx "Paradise Theater" album, on vinyl, and another was a fan-made sign requesting a personal song favorite - "Desert Moon."  AXS-TV brought in a 25+ foot boom arm and 8 cameras to capture the magic of the show and the house production offered simply the most crisp and well perfected tone the band could create for a night that fans are going to cherish owning documentation of!

 

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Thank You Scientist/Maps of Non-Existant Places ....CD $12.99

Thank You Scientist/Maps of Non-Existant Places ....CD $12.99

For the uninitiated, Thank You Scientist was forged from the music program at Montclair State University in New Jersey when guitarist Tom Monda met saxophonist Ellis Jasenovic and trumpeter Andrew Digrius. The three bonded over their love for Frank Zappa, Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Beatles and Harry Nilsson. Those influences would become the seeds for what Thank You Scientist would evolve into today.  With the addition of vocalist Salvatore Marrano, bassist Greg Colacino, drummer Odin Alvarez and violinist Ben Karas, Thank You Scientist's lineup of virtuoso musicians was complete. The band would go on to self-release an EP, The Perils of Time Travel, in 2011 followed by their debut full-length, Maps of Non-Existent Places, in 2012, which caught the ear of Claudio Sanchez, a fellow purveyor of progressive stylings, and led to his signing of the band.   To pinpoint Thank You Scientist's sound would be inconceivable. On Maps of Non-Existent Places they hold a virtual master class on musicianship, fusing elements of progressive rock with jazz fusion, classical, metal, psychedelic and pop for a head spinning, mind-blowing listening experience. The seven-piece band, who collectively play some 20 instruments, boasts a hyper-composed sound which is indebted to their experience and formal training in both classical and jazz idioms.  A Frank Zappa for the indie generation?  Incubus jamming with the Mahavishnu Orchestra?  Mr. Bungle and Steely Dan joining forces to fight Godzilla?  King Crimson and the Brecker Brothers serenading you at your bedside? It all seems so strange on paper, yet it's sure to satisfy your ears in the best of ways.

Allen & Lande/The Great Divide ....CD $16.99

Allen & Lande/The Great Divide ....CD $16.99

The first chapter of Jorn Lande and Russell Allen's collaboration, "The Battle" was unleashed in September 2005 with unanimous acclaim from fans and critics alike.  Many websites and magazines named it "Record of the Year." The success made it one of the most popular releases ever in the Melodic Heavy Metal sub-genre, thanks to beautiful, sweeping piano and keyboards, heavy guitar riffs, virtuoso guitar solos, hooky choruses and the vocal talents of two of the finest Heavy Metal singers around. A great part of the success of the release was also due to the presence of multitalented Swedish guitar player and songwriter Magnus Karlsson.  In 2007, the second chapter entitled "The Revenge" was released and again was met with an amazing reaction from press and fans. Heavier and with a tighter production, thanks to the involvement of Dennis Ward at the mix, the album excited the many fans who loved the first chapter. Another successful release followed in 2010, entitled "The Showdown" which closed the trilogy.  Russell Allen is the singer of the American progressive metal band Symphony X, who have released six studio albums and one live record so far. More than once Symphony X received accolades such as "Best Progressive Power Metal Band Worldwide" or awards for the "Best Progressive Metal Album of the Year." Russell Allen also sings for the more straight ahead hard rock/metal band, Adrenaline Mob. Highly rated Masterplan vocalist and solo artist, Jorn Lande has a vocal capability that is world class, distinctive, rich and spanning a large range.  He is in high demand and has appeared as guest or sung for such bands and projects as Avantasia, Ark, The Snakes and many others. He is also a well-known solo artist with various successful studio albums released, since the debut "Starfire" in 1999.  The new album, entitled "The Great Divide" sees a major change in the formula since songwriting and production is now in the hands of former Stratovarius guitartist, Timo Tolkki. After the success of the initial trilogy, a fresher musical direction was needed to move forward to the next logical chapter and certainly this new album, while operating in the usual musical landscape, offers fabulous songwriting and as usual some incredible vocals from the two amazing singers.

 

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Monty Python/Monty Python's Total Rubbish - The Complete Collection ....9 CD + Vinyl Single Box Set $134.99
Monty Python/Monty Python's Total Rubbish - The Complete Collection ....9 CD + Vinyl Single Box Set $134.99

Monty Python's Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection career spanning box set is set to be released in the US on September 2, 2014. The collection includes Monty Python's nine UK albums - "Monty Python's Flying Circus", "Another Monty Python Record", "Monty Python's Previous Record", "Matching Tie and Handkerchief", "Live at Drury Lane", "Holy Grail", "Life of Brian", "Monty Python's Contractual Obligation Album" and "The Meaning Of Life" - will be united for the first time to create the ultimate collectors' edition purchase. The CD edition contains all nine remastered CD's with bonus tracks, plus seven-inch vinyl single of their 1974 flexi-disc 'Monty Python's Tiny Black Round Thing.'   'These classic albums were cut with an all analogue signal path from the original 1/4" master tapes were available. Both editions also contain a case bound book with new liner notes with a foreword by Michael Palin, original Monty Python artwork, archive photos and an original Terry Gilliam-designed full colour slipcase.  45 years after Monty Python's Flying Circus took flight, this could very well be, in Python parlance, the final, final rip off.

The Hilliard Ensemble/Transeamus ....CD $17.99

The Hilliard Ensemble/Transeamus ....CD $17.99

Having recorded more than 20 albums for ECM since the mid-'80s, The Hilliard Ensemble caps its discography before retirement with a final release: Transeamus, a collection of polyphonic Carols and Motets - in two, three and four parts - from 15th-century England. The British vocal ensemble's very first recording included music from the court of Henry VIII, and Transeamus brings their odyssey through the ages full circle. The album includes many of the group's favorite pieces from this era, including previously unrecorded items from its concert programs by the likes of John Plummer, Walter Lambe and William Cornysh. More of the album's works are by composers rendered anonymous by time, yet all of this music is rich with enduring personality.  Tenor David James says: "The sweet harmonies might appear uncomplicated, but this transparency of sound creates a cumulative effect that is mesmerizing. The album ends with 'Ah gentle Jesu.' We know the composer's name, Sheryngham, but virtually nothing else. On paper, it is a simple dialogue between Christ on the cross and a penitent sinner; however, the intensity of the music is so overwhelming that, from our experience in concert, both listener and performer are left in stunned silence."

Trevor Rabin/Live in L.A. ....CD $14.99

Trevor Rabin/Live in L.A. ....CD $14.99

Recorded in late 1989 at a star-studded Roxy Theater show on the Sunset Strip, Trevor Rabin's Live in LA was a triumphant showcase for the South African musician's considerable talents.  Bolstered by keyboardist Mark Mancina, drummer Lou Molino III and bassist Jim Simmons, the collection captures the best performances of two shows on the final night of the Can't Look Away tour (his current album at the time).  The show's version of "Owner of a Lonely Heart" leans heavily on audience participation, giving it the unlikely air of soccer match sing-along. Another show highlight, "Love Will Find A Way" from Yes' Big Generator had unlikely roots: in that it was originally intended for Stevie Nicks. "Solly's Beard," the bonus track on this edition, showcases Rabin's acoustic guitar prowess to great effect.  Tracks 1-10 were recorded Late 1989 at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

 

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Yes/Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert ....triple CD $26.99
Yes/Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert ....double DVD $25.99
Yes/Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert ....Blu-Ray $19.99

Yes/Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert ....triple CD $26.99

This Special Edition of 'Songs From Tsongas' contains two different concerts from Yes' 35th Anniversary Tour in 2004, the last tour by the band to feature the classic line-up of Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman and Alan White. Part One contains the whole of the concert from the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Massachusetts. This epic show features a brand new stage set by legendary designer and Yes collaborator Roger Dean and the setlist features tracks from across the band's career including an extensive acoustic section (tracks 11 - 18) and some tracks that have rarely been performed live. Part Two contains 70 minutes of highlights from a very different concert on the same tour filmed at Estival in Lugano, Switzerland.  This outdoor concert sees a stripped down stage and full on rock versions of the acoustic tracks from Tsongas whilst the crowd wield a multitude of umbrellas against the pouring rain, which is clearly not preventing them having a great time!  Video bonus features:  Bonus track 'Ritual' filmed at the Tsongas Arena / Interview with RogerDean

 

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Asia/High Voltage ....CD + DVD $19.99

Asia/High Voltage ....CD + DVD $19.99

Recorded on the 24th July 2010 at the inaugural High Voltage Festival in Victoria Park, London, this ASIA live CD/DVD captures the band, in the original line-up, performing classic material from the 80s, plus songs from the first two albums of its reunion, "Phoenix" and "Omega."  The show was performed to an enthusiastic festival crowd ready to hear the world's biggest selling album of 1982 performed in its entirety for the first time in Europe. In fact, this remains the only video document of the original line-up performing the debut album in full.  This live CD/DVD is an irreplaceable companion to the original studio album and the reunion that saw the original members of ASIA return to and stay at the top of their game, this time in front of a 'home audience.'

Gary Moore/Live at Bush Hall 2007 ....CD $14.99

Gary Moore/Live at Bush Hall 2007 ....CD $14.99

The late Gary Moore was one of the finest and most respected guitarists of his generation. This show, recorded at London's Bush Hall on May 17th, 2007, was originally broadcast by Planet Rock radio. This is the first time the recording has been made available outside of this original broadcast. The concert features a number of tracks from Gary's then newly released "Close As You Get" album, many of which he rarely played live after this, alongside classics from his extensive back catalogue. Gary Moore was a great live performer and this CD will be a welcome addition to any fan's collection.

 

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Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson/Thick As a Brick Live in Iceland ....double CD $17.99
Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson/Thick As a Brick Live in Iceland ....DVD $16.99
Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson/Thick As a Brick Live in Iceland ....Blu-Ray $18.99

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson/Thick As a Brick Live in Iceland ....double CD $17.99

Jethro Tull's famous concept album 'Thick As A Brick' was originally released in 1972 and featured one continuous track spread across two sides of an LP telling the story of a young boy called Gerald Bostock. 40 years later in 2012, Jethro Tull's founder and leader Ian Anderson created 'Thick As A Brick 2: Whatever Happened To Gerald Bostock?' Following this release Ian Anderson took both albums on the road to perform the complete story of Gerald Bostock and this concert from the tour was filmed in Iceland. The show combines music, video screens and mime to bring Gerald's tale to life as never before and create the definitive presentation of 'Thick As A Brick.'

 

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Queen/Live at the Rainbow ....double CD $19.99
Queen/Live at the Rainbow ....DVD $16.99
Queen/Live at the Rainbow ....Blu-Ray $18.99
Queen/Live at the Rainbow [Deluxe] ....Blu-Ray + CD $28.99
Queen/Live at the Rainbow [Super Deluxe Edition] ....double CD + DVD + Blu-Ray $75.99

Queen/Live at the Rainbow ....double CD $19.99

1974 was a year of high achievement for Queen. They had their first two hit singles, "Seven Seas Of Rhye" and "Killer Queen," released two albums, "Queen II" and "Sheer Heart Attack," and completed major tours across the UK, America and Europe. In the UK they performed three sold-out shows at the legendary Rainbow Theatre in London's Finsbury Park, one in March on the "Queen II" tour and two in November following the release of "Sheer Heart Attack." To mark the 40th Anniversary of these shows, fans can finally enjoy Queen "Live At The Rainbow '74," lovingly restored, re-edited, mixed and digitally mastered and including much previously unseen footage. The main show is from November with, as a bonus, the only surviving footage from the March show. This is Queen dazzling their audience with an unforgettable show delivered with a skill and confidence which belied their youth.   Super deluxe collector's edition includes two CDs, a DVD and Blu-ray, a 60 page hardcover book containing rare photographs and various items of memorabilia such as reproductions of the tickets, show souvenir program and poster, as well as material from the band members' personal archives.

 

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Deep Purple & Friends/Celebrating Jon Lord the Composer ....CD $14.99
Deep Purple & Friends/Celebrating Jon Lord the Rock Legend ....double CD $17.99

Deep Purple & Friends/Celebrating Jon Lord the Composer ....CD $14.99                     Deep Purple & Friends/Celebrating Jon Lord the Rock Legend ....double CD $17.99

This show, from the 2014 edition of The Sunflower Jam is divided in two parts - the first part, "The Composer," spotlights the classical music compositions so dear to Jon Lord, and the second part (being released simultaneously as "The Rock Legend") features a crescendo of emotions going through some of his highlights as a rock musician.  Conducted by Paul Mann, the 83-piece Orion Orchestra performs on "The Composer" accompanied by the likes of Rick Wakeman, Micky Moody, Steve Balsamo, Miller Anderson, Margo Buchanan and Jeremy Irons on this spotlight of Jon Lord's composer side.  "The Rock Legend" is spread out over two CDs.   The first disc features Purple Mk III songs played by Paice with the old friend Glenn Hughes, together with Iron Maiden´s Bruce Dickinson, Rick Wakeman of Yes fame, Steve Balsamo (who sang in the late Jon Lord band and in his last studio album "Concerto"), members of The Temperance Movement, ex-members of Whitesnake, Marsden and Moody and the "modfather" Paul Weller. Disc 2 features a set performed by the current Deep Purple lineup.

 

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Deep Purple/Graz 1975 ....CD $14.99

Deep Purple/Graz 1975 ....CD $14.99

On April 3, 1975 the Mk III line-up of Purple - guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, frontman David Coverdale, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, keyboard player Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice - played a concert at the Liebenauer ice rink, located on the outskirts of mountain-cradled Graz, Austria's second largest city after Vienna. Enthused by Purple's arrival in town, the local press dubbed the concert 'the rock event of the year.' And it was - in more ways than one. After Graz, Purple would play just two more shows - in Saarbrucken, Germany and Paris, France - before Blackmore left to form his new band, Rainbow. The remaining Purple members would regroup quickly with American guitarist Tommy Bolin in tow, in place of Blackmore.  But that's another story.  In order to preserve Blackmore's final run of Mk III concerts for posterity, Purple's managers had brought the Rolling Stones mobile recording studio over to mainland Europe.

 

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Philip Glass/Heroes Symphony ....CD $14.99

Philip Glass/Heroes Symphony ....CD $14.99

Heroes Symphony from the Music of David Bowie and Brian Eno, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1987); The American Composers Orchestra / Dennis Russell Davies; Gidon Kremer, violin /Wiener Philharmoniker / Christoph von Dohnányi.  "Glass's Violin Concerto, with its hypnotic minimalist exploration of simple basic material, is one of his best and most approachable works..." The Penguin Guide

John Lennon/Icon ....CD $10.99

John Lennon/Icon ....CD $10.99

John Lennon rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the rock band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. However, Lennon also had an extremely successful solo career with album sales exceeding 15 million. His biggest solo hits are all featured here including "Imagine," "Instant Karma," and "Jealous Guy."

Ringo Starr/Icon ....CD $10.99

Ringo Starr/Icon ....CD $10.99

Ringo Starr gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles, but he also distinguished himself as successful solo artist with numerous number 1 hits including an "It Don't Come Easy," "Back Off Boogaloo," "Photograph" and "You're Sixteen" all of which are featured on this collection.

Charlie Haden & Jim Hall/Charlie Haden - Jim Hall ....CD $15.99

Charlie Haden & Jim Hall/Charlie Haden - Jim Hall ....CD $15.99

Continuing with its inspired reactivation, the legendary jazz label Impulse! proudly presents a previously-unreleased recording of a stunning duo performance by these two recently departed masters at the 1990 Montreal International Jazz Festival. "This album documents a rarified journey," writes pianist Ethan Iverson in the album's liner notes. "Charlie Haden and Jim Hall knew each for over a half century, played more than a few concerts together, and shared many ideals, but this is their first concert-length recording. It is a major addition to the discography of both artists." At first this might seem an unusual pairing - the dean of the avant-garde bass and a fellow that defined mainstream jazz guitar - but Charlie Haden and Jim Hall shared much common ground. Besides the decades of jazz history they each walked on stage with on July 2, 1990, they also both proved themselves to be masters of the Art of the Duo over the course of their illustrious careers: Haden with Metheny, Keith Jarrett, Ornette Coleman, Alice Coltrane, Kenny Barron, and more; Hall with Metheny, Bill Evans, Ron Carter, and George Shearing, among others. Together Haden and Hall bring thundering intimacy and gentle envelope-pushing on this profound series of duos. Haden and Hall had something else in common as well, an earthiness that grounded whatever they're doing, something that gives a listener something to hold onto. Haden's background in folk music is never far away, just as shades of the blues and even folk-like simplicity are within Hall's approach. Both gents swing - Haden with that big, pliant, supple, buoyant sound, Hall with those lithe, carefully considered lines and often crystalline notes.  "What a treat it is to hear two of my heroes and my two favorite personal duet partners playing in a setting like this! This is a recording for the ages." - Pat Metheny

Sting/The Last Ship - Live at the Public Theater ....DVD $19.99

Sting/The Last Ship - Live at the Public Theater ....DVD $19.99

The Last Ship tells the story of the demise of the shipbuilding industry in 1980s Newcastle which had, for so long, shaped and overshadowed the city, its development, and its community. Inspired by this subject matter, Sting has written more than 40 original songs for the project, some of which will be included in a stage play of the same name. The defining songs featured on the album The Last Ship explore a myriad of universal themes including the complexity of relationships, the passage of time, transgressions, and redemption.  To support and celebrate its release, Sting performed a multiple night engagement at the Public Theater in New York City. The artists joining Sting and Musical Director/Producer Rob Mathes on this album include both longtime collaborators and musicians with roots in Northeast England.

 

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Justin Hayward/Spirits...Live - Live at the Buckhead Theater Atlanta ....CD $16.99
Justin Hayward/Spirits...Live - Live at the Buckhead Theater Atlanta ....DVD $16.99
Justin Hayward/Spirits...Live - Live at the Buckhead Theater Atlanta ....Blu-Ray $18.99

Justin Hayward/Spirits...Live - Live at the Buckhead Theater Atlanta ....CD $16.99

In autumn 2013 Justin Hayward, the legendary lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for The Moody Blues embarked on a tour of the American East Coast following the release of his album 'Spirits Of The Western Sky.' It would mark only the second time in his long and illustrious career that he would tour as a solo artist. The shows combined tracks from the 'Spirits' album alongside a mix of classic and rarely heard Moody Blues songs and Justin's worldwide hit 'Forever Autumn.' The final night of the tour at Atlanta's landmark Buckhead Theatre was filmed for this release.  Bonus Features'On The Road To Love' - An hour long documentary following Justin Hayward and his band on their American tour.

 

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Randy Bachman/Vinyl Tap Tour - Every Song Tells a Story ....CD $12.99
Randy Bachman/Vinyl Tap Tour - Every Song Tells a Story ....CD + DVD $18.99

Randy Bachman/Vinyl Tap Tour - Every Song Tells a Story ....CD $12.99

Legendary Canadian rock musician Randy Bachman returns in 2014 with his latest project 'Vinyl Tap Tour - Every Song Tells A Story.'  Recorded at the historic Pantages Playhouse Theatre, Winnipeg in April 2013 during a National Canadian tour, 'Vinyl Tap Tour - Every Song Tells A Story' DVD features 85 minutes of live footage direct from the show, all in stunning 5.1 surround sound.  Randy Bachman has become a legendary figure in the rock n' roll world through his talents as a guitarist, songwriter, performer and producer. He has earned over 120 gold and platinum album/singles awards around the world for performing and producing. His songwriting has garnered him the coveted #1 spot on radio playlists in over 20 countries, and he has amassed over 40 million records sold. His music has provided a veritable soundtrack of the last 30 years of popular music. Former lead member of; The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO), Bachman-Cummings.

 

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Nils Lofgren/Face the Music ....9 CD + DVD Box Set $145.99

Nils Lofgren/Face the Music ....9 CD + DVD Box Set $145.99

The stellar 45-year career of singer-songwriter-guitarist Nils Lofgren receives a comprehensive retrospective in Face the Music, a limited edition nine CD + one DVD boxed set that is individually hand signed and numbered by the artist.  The collection's music component, selected by Lofgren himself, comprises 169 tracks, stretching back to Lofgren's early work with his Washington, D.C. area band Grin, which he founded at the age of 17 in 1968, and surveying both his major label solo albums and independent self-released music. Two of the CDs contain 40 previously unreleased tracks and rarities. The DVD features 20 video clips selected from a body of performances as diverse as Nils' career.  A detailed, lavishly illustrated 136-page booklet, with an introduction by noted rock journalist Dave Marsh, contains Lofgren's track-by-track commentary and personal reflections on his work, as well as his tours of duty as a sideman with such luminaries as Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, and Ringo Starr.  The set also contains homages to Lofgren by such colleagues as Bonnie Raitt, Joe Walsh, Sting, Bono, and Paul Rodgers.  In its entirety, the set gives a comprehensive, intimately detailed picture of the performer Neil Young - who hired the 18-year-old Lofgren to play piano and guitar on After the Gold Rush in 1969 - calls "an inspiration to me for many years." A true triple threat, Lofgren has distinguished himself as the writer of melodic, affecting, and hard-rocking songs, a sensitive and seemingly ageless singer, and a guitarist of incomparable power and imagination.

 

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Chick Corea/Trilogy ....triple CD $23.99

Chick Corea/Trilogy ....triple CD $23.99

Trilogy is a recording to rank with the landmarks of Corea's career. Trilogy is a triple-CD set recorded live around the world with his spectacularly virtuosic trio featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, both star leaders in their own right (and previously the rhythmic backbone in Corea's Five Peace Band). A marvel of live recorded sound, particularly for having been captured in multiple stops on the road, Trilogy sees the trio reinvent classic Corea compositions (such as "Spain"), as well as previously unreleased originals ("Piano Sonata: The Moon"). The group also performs an array of jazz standards (including two Thelonious Monk tunes) and even re-imagines a Prelude by fin-de-siecle Russian composer Alexander Scriabin ("Op. 11, No. 9"). The recordings were made live in Washington, D.C., and Oakland, CA; in Spain, Switzerland and Austria; and in Slovenia, Turkey and Japan. Corea, McBride and Blade are joined by special guests on three tracks: flutist Jorge Pardo and guitarist Nin~o Josele in Madrid ("My Foolish Heart" and, aptly, "Spain") and vocalist Gayle Moran Corea, the pianist's wife, in Sapporo ("Someday My Prince Will Come").

Miles Davis/The Prestige Recordings ....8 CD Box Set $84.99

Miles Davis/The Prestige Recordings ....8 CD Box Set $84.99

A comprehensive retrospective of Miles Davis' entire output for the Prestige label, this 8-disc set, reissued in a compact and sleek new brick packaging, is presented in a rigid lift-off lid box. The set contains the 17 recording sessions made between early 1951 and late 1956 by the extraordinary trumpeter, leader, composer, and perpetual catalyst Miles Davis.  This package also contains a 64-page illustrated booklet that includes rare photographs, full discographical details, and an extensive essay as well as a detailed analysis of each session by Dan Morgenstern, Director of the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University.  Featured in this collection are some of the most influential Jazz artists of all time including Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Lee Konitz, as well as the original Davis Quintet: John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones.

 

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John Coltrane/The Prestige Recordings ....16 CD Box Set $169.99

John Coltrane/The Prestige Recordings ....16 CD Box Set $169.99

A comprehensive retrospective of John Coltrane's output for the Prestige label, all recorded over a 32-month period between 1956 and 1958. This 16-disc set, reissued in a compact and sleek new brick packaging, is presented in a rigid lift-off lid box. This package also contains a 32-page booklet, which includes a historical essay from Doug Ramsey and a session-by-session breakdown by Carl Woideck. Featured in this collection, playing alongside Coltrane, are some of the Jazz greats, including Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Zoot Sims and Red Garland.

Dr. John/Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit of Satch ....CD $15.99

Dr. John/Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit of Satch ....CD $15.99

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and six-time Grammy winner Dr. John is New Orleans' most prominent living musical icon. The embodiment of his hometown's freewheeling creative spirit and multiple musical traditions, he's built a visionary, idiosyncratic body of work that's deeply rooted in the Crescent City's myriad blues, R&B, jazz and rock 'n' roll traditions. So it's fitting that Dr. John's August 19, 2014 release on Concord Records, Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit Of Satch, pays heartfelt tribute to another larger-than-life New Orleans legend: the seminal trumpeter and vocalist Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, whose musical innovations created the template for 20th-century jazz, and whose playful attitude and life-embracing spirit made him a beloved figure whose worldwide appeal transcended music. "He's the most famous guy that ever came out of my neighborhood," notes Dr. John. "He became a legend all over, for his trumpet playin' and everything else, and he was the United States' ambassador to the world."

 

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Big Star/#1 Records ....CD $12.99

Big Star/#1 Records ....CD $12.99

Originally released in 1972, #1 Record is the debut album from Big Star, a critically acclaimed, Memphis-based band which is often credited with creating the power pop sound. Remastered from the analog stereo masters, this reissue will allow fans to appreciate #1 Record as a standalone CD - this is the first time in many years that the CD version of the album will be sold independently of Big Star's second album, Radio City. #1 Record is the only Big Star album which has the combined writing power of both founders, Alex Chilton and Chris Bell. Fervent Anglophiles, Chilton and Bell employed a Lennon/McCartney style of collaborative songwriting to create their debut - Chilton taking a visceral approach, often laying down guitar and vocal tracks in one take, while Bell added polish with overdubs and harmonies.  #1 Record has become widely recognized as a milestone album in the history of rock 'n' roll. In 2003, Rolling Stone included it in their "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list, while the publication included song "Thirteen" in their "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list the following year.

Big Star/Radio City ....CD $12.99

Big Star/Radio City ....CD $12.99

Radio City is the 1974 follow up to Big Star's debut, #1 Record. Remastered from the analog stereo masters, this reissue will allow fans to appreciate Radio City as a standalone CD - this is the first time in many years that the CD version of the album will be sold independently of #1 Record. One half of Big Star's songwriting duo, Chris Bell, made the decision to leave the band following the 1972 release of #1 Record, which left Alex Chilton at the helm as primary songwriter on album number two. Chilton was able to use this opportunity to shine and prove himself to be an incredible songwriter on his own. Journalists noticed: bearing a tongue-in-cheek title, Radio City garnered rave reviews and produced several cult favorites, including "September Gurls," which has been covered by everyone from The Bangles to Superdrag.  In his liner notes, Mike Mills writes, "On Radio City, Chilton confirms his place as one of the best songwriters in rock and roll. While 'September Gurls' may be the best-known song from this album, every other song here is one that I wish I'd written."

 


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Genesis/R-Kive ....triple CD $34.99

Genesis/R-Kive ....triple CD $34.99

Chronologically ordered, R-Kive features Genesis's biggest hits including "Invisible Touch, " "Turn It On Again, " "Land of Confusion, " and "I Can't Dance. " Along the way it also visits Mike + The Mechanics' classics "The Living Years" and "Over My Shoulder, " Collins' "In The Air Tonight" and his Philip Bailey duet "Easy Lover, " and Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill."  R-Kive opens with "The Knife"- a nine-minute number which became a favorite closing set during the band s early shows, and was written before either Hackett or Collins had joined the band. In addition to 22 Genesis songs, each member's work outside of the band is represented democratically with three songs each.

 

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Dream Theater/Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House) ....double DVD $24.99
Dream Theater/Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House) ....Blu-Ray $24.99

Dream Theater/Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House) ....double DVD $24.99

Dream Theater - Grammy-nominated progressive metal titans - have announced the release of Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House), a live Blu-Ray / DVD set of the band's one-of-a-kind performance from the Boston Opera House on March 25, 2014. Produced by the band's own John Petrucci, filmed and directed by Pierre and Francois Lamoureux, and mixed and mastered by Richard Chycki, Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House) is over 2 hours in length, capturing the special evening, which featured guest performances from The Berklee College of Music Orchestra and Choir.

 

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Scott Walker + Sunn O)))/Soused ....CD $16.99

Scott Walker + Sunn O)))/Soused ....CD $16.99

When Sunn O))) first approached Scott Walker about appearing on their 2009 album Monoliths & Dimensions, they didn't know what it would actually lead to.  Four years on, Scott returned with something even more enticing, collaborating on Soused, a body of work he was writing with them in mind.  Recorded in London in early 2014 and produced by Scott Walker and long-time ally Peter Walsh with the assistance of musical director Mark Warman, Soused is a 5-track, 50-minute record that cements the status of both acts' wide-reaching and otherworldly renown.

 

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Captain Beefheart/Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972  ....4CD Set $55.99

Captain Beefheart/Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972  ....4CD Set $55.99

In the legendary Captain Beefheart discography, attention usually focuses on the carefully wrought, experimental music heard on Trout Mask Replica. As a consequence, the three stellar albums recorded soon after - Lick My Decals Off, Baby, The Spotlight Kid and Clear Spot - are often overlooked.  Rhino intends to change that with a four-disc collection that revisits the albums Captain Beefheart (aka Don Van Vliet) recorded with the Magic Band in the early Seventies. It includes all three albums, which have been remastered for the first time, as well as an entire disc featuring 14 previously unissued outtakes from that era.

Can/Out of Reach ....CD $13.99

Can/Out of Reach ....CD $13.99

Can was founded in 1968 by Irmin Schmidt, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli and Jaki Liebezeit who formed a group which would utilize and transcend all boundaries of ethnic, electronic, experimental, and modern classical music.  Out Of Reach, the 10th studio album by Can has been unavailable in any official format since its original release in 1978.  Out Of Reach is one of Can's lesser known albums. This is due in large part to the fact that bassist Holger Czukay left the band while this album was being recorded, and drummer Jaki Liebezeit had a reduced role. Most of the rhythm duties were left to percussionist, Reebop Kwaku Baah. New bassist Rosko Gee largely leads the group, and his jazz-inflected playing is marvellous, especially on the centrepiece improvisations "November" and "Serpentine."  The band's powerful influence has never diminished, and their indelible mark is apparent in the bands who freely acknowledge their importance - from Portishead, James Murphy, New Order, Factory Floor, Public Image Ltd, Mogwai and Radiohead - as well as across other disciplines such as visual art and literature.

Steve Reich/Radio Rewrite ....CD $15.99

Steve Reich/Radio Rewrite ....CD $15.99

Nonesuch releases Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich's album Radio Rewrite on September 30, 2014. Co-commissioned for and recorded by Alarm Will Sound, the title piece references two songs by the English band Radiohead. Alan Pierson conducts this premiere recording of Radio Rewrite, which was composed in 2012. The album also includes recordings of Electric Counterpoint (1987) and Piano Counterpoint, which is a 2011 transcription by Vincent Corver of Reich's 1973 Six Pianos; the works are performed, respectively, by Radiohead's guitarist, Jonny Greenwood, and pianist Vicky Chow, who is a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars.  Reich says of his new piece: "Over the years composers have used pre-existing music (folk or classical) as material for new pieces of their own. Radio Rewrite, along with Proverb (Perotin) and Finishing the Hat - Two Pianos (Sondheim), is my modest contribution to this genre." He continues, "Now, in the early 21st century, we live in an age of remixes where musicians take audio samples of other music and remix them into audio of their own. Being a composer who works with musical notation I chose to reference two songs from the rock group Radiohead for an ensemble of musicians playing non-rock instruments: 'Everything in Its Right Place' and 'Jigsaw Falling into Place.'"

 

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Daniel Lanois/Flesh and Machine ....CD $16.99

Daniel Lanois/Flesh and Machine ....CD $16.99

Daniel Lanois is one of the most influential record producers of the modern era: the man who brought Bob Dylan back; longtime collaborator with Brian Eno, soundsculpting a series of mammoth releases for U2; and producer of breakthrough late-career albums by Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris. But before all that, Daniel Lanois was an experimental musician, recording his unique guitar voicings for groundbreaking albums with guys like Brian Eno and Jon Hassell, along the way helping to invent a genre called ambient music. What is lost in the wild success of his production career is Lanois' musical life at the edge, which is where Flesh and Machine, his new album on ANTI-, comes full circle. A wildly ambitious, diverse exploration of modern sonics, Flesh and Machine careens from the huge guitar skronk of "The End" to the haunted landscapes of "Iceland." But perhaps for the first time, Lanois' new album highlights the strange parallel evolution that has taken place in Daniel's music; alongside the developments in IDM that launched from the same '70s avante-intrumental roots as Eno and company, Lanois' music has developed a rhythmic complexity heard in the most adventurous music by Autechre or Matmos. Only for Lanois, nothing is digital. Dense, visceral music that combines the primitive stomach-pounding volume of rock with the heartbreaking found sonics of early electronic music, Flesh and Machine reminds us that we are bodies in a mechanized world, and that in the midst of our digital noise we must not forget to breathe.

Thurston Moore/The Best Day ....CD $15.99

Thurston Moore/The Best Day ....CD $15.99

The Best Day, Thurston Moore's first solo record since 2011's Demolished Thoughts, radiates with both his signature dynamism of dense thrashing electric guitars as well as blissful 12-string acoustic ballads.  Recorded with Thurston's current band line-up of James Sedwards (guitars, UK), Deb Googe (of My Bloody Valentine, bass, UK) and Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth, drums, USA), there are also a some tracks that feature all instrumentation by Thurston.  Thurston Moore has been at the forefront of the alternative rock scene since that particular obriquet was first used to signify any music that challenged and defied the mainstream standard. He is the founder and ringleader of Sonic Youth, the band that turned on an entire generation to the value of experimentation in rock n' roll - from its inspiration on a nascent Nirvana, to Sonic Youth's own Daydream Nation album being chosen by the US Library of Congress for historical preservation in the National Recording Registry in 2006.  This is a record defined by positivity and radical love. The songs range from opener "Speak to the Wild," a Crazy Horse-like paean to anti-authority and activism, to "Vocabularies," a paean to a new realization of language which includes ALL people.

 

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Alice Cooper/Raise the Dead - Live from Wacken ....double CD + DVD $21.99
Alice Cooper/Raise the Dead - Live from Wacken ....double CD + Blu-Ray $25.99

Alice Cooper/Raise the Dead - Live from Wacken ....double CD + DVD $21.99

Small but fine record label "UDR - Home of Legends" lives up to one's name again with another new and hot signing - an upcoming release of Alice Cooper, a true icon, a great performer - simply a legend.  With Raise The Dead - Live From Wacken the label is also starting a new live series of legendary Wacken performances. When Alice learned about the purpose behind it, he was very happy to be one the first to participate and support the Wacken Foundation.  The Wacken Foundation is a non-profit organization, supporting the new blood of hard rock / heavy and metal music.  Raise The Dead will be available as DVD + CD Digipack . The DVD contains 22 songs from the Wacken concert and bonus material shows an interview with the man himself. The double CD has the complete concert. BluRay Amaray (Full HD). FSK 12, running time 75 min plus another 20 min of interview. 22 Songs LIVE.... a phenomenal stage show, all classics in one package.

 

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Roger Taylor/The Lot ....12 CD + DVD Box Set $179.99 Roger Taylor/Best ....CD $16.99
Roger Taylor/The Lot ....12 CD + DVD Box Set $179.99 Roger Taylor/Best ....CD $16.99

In 2001 Roger Taylor was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Queen, and is acknowledged as one of the most influential drummers in popular music. In addition to founding and wielding the sticks with one of the world's best-selling groups, as well as collaborating with Robert Plant, Genesis, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Foo Fighters, and Gary Numan among others, Roger Taylor has also had a brilliant and long career as a songwriter and solo artist.  Hot on the heels of the Queen + Adam Lambert tour, Omnivore Recordings is proud to release the first-ever best of Roger Taylor's solo material - simply titled, Roger Taylor : Best.  With Queen, he wrote or co-wrote hits like "Radio Ga Ga" and "Under Pressure," but on his own he's delivered, to date, five critically acclaimed solo albums. Roger Taylor : Best draws from those releases with 18 tracks - from his first single, "I Wanna Testify" (recorded during Queen's News Of The World album sessions) through his latest album, Fun on Earth from 2013. In between are key cuts from Fun in Space (1981), Strange Frontier (1984), Happiness? (1994), and Electric Fire (1998) providing a select survey of Roger's solo work for new and old fans alike!  And if that's not enough for you, skip Best and go for the whole shebang with the 12 CD + DVD box set, The Lot.  The Lot includes Taylor's total solo output and includes a 64 page hard bound book with slipcase.

 

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The Hollies/50 at Fifty ....triple CD $31.99

The Hollies/50 at Fifty ....triple CD $31.99

Three-disc collection celebrates the 50-year anniversary of yhe band's debut album with 50 tracks spanning the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's extensive career.  Includes all the hits, live cuts, and one newly recorded song.  50 at Fifty tells the band's history in song, beginning with The Hollies' first single (Ain't That) Just Like Me and ending with the newly recorded Skylarks. The music spans 1963 to 2014 and spotlights all of the group's best-known songs, including the top 5 UK hits: Look Through Any Window, Bus Stop, Stop! Stop! Stop! On A Carousel, Carrie Anne, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother, The Air That I Breathe, the platinum-certified smash, Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) and I Can't Tell The Bottom From The Top.

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Grateful Dead/Wake Up To Find Out: Nassau Coliseum 3/29/1990 ....triple CD $34.99

Grateful Dead/Wake Up To Find Out: Nassau Coliseum 3/29/1990 ....triple CD $34.99

Legendary Nassau Coliseum show with saxophonist Branford Marsalis, three-disc set.   Recorded on 3/29/90 at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, Branford features on 1 song in first set, and then throughout entire second set.

Jethro Tull/Original Album Series ....5 CD Set $25.99

Jethro Tull/Original Album Series ....5 CD Set $25.99

Five classic Jethro Tull albums collected together at a very nice price in a nicely packaged set.  Albums include: Songs from the Wood, Heavy Horses, Stormwatch, A, The Broadsword and the Beast.

Various Artists/The Midnight Special ....6 DVD Set $49.99

Various Artists/The Midnight Special ....6 DVD Set $49.99

Late night's original rock'n'roll show!  From 1972 to 1981, The Midnight Special featured artists from all of popular music performing live. So, for anyone who loved music in the '70s, Friday nights at 1:00 AM (EST) on NBC was the destination for live shows by the biggest stars of the time, from rock and pop to R&B. Plus, it featured many famous comedians from that time including Richard Pryor, Andy Kaufman, Steve Martin, Freddie Prinze, Flip Wilson and more.  Rock 'n' roll finally found a home on TV in Burt Sugarman's groundbreaking series that recognized and respected the genre as the emerging artistic, cultural and political force it was rapidly becoming. Now fans can re-connect with the sounds, the fashions and the crazy hair of this decade. Kick back and "let the The Midnight Special shine its ever-lovin' light on you."  6-DVD set: features full, live performances by the top artists of the time performing their biggest hits, including AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, The Bee Gees, The Kinks, Earth, Wind & Fire, Electric Light Orchestra, The Cars, Fleetwood Mac, Gordon Lightfoot, Heart, Sammy Hagar, Helen Reddy, Jim Croce, John Denver, Golden Earring, KC and the Sunshine Band, Ted Nugent, Linda Ronstadt, Marvin Gaye, Robert Palmer, Captain & Tennille, Peter Frampton, REO Speedwagon, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, The Hollies, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Village People, Eddie Money and many more.  Exclusive bonus material: interviews with Peter Frampton, Alice Cooper, and Loggins & Messina; plus Wolfman at Midnight, star-studded stage fashion, the history of The Midnight Special, No Safety Net: Live on TV, I Am Woman: Helen Reddy as Host. A "must-have" for fans of '70s music and pop culture.

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Various Artists/The Midnight Special ....DVD $12.99

A single disc compilation of the above box set.

Lowell George/Thanks I'll Eat It Here [Deluxe Edition] ....CD $16.99

Lowell George/Thanks I'll Eat It Here [Deluxe Edition] ....CD $16.99

After reaching very successful heights with Little Feat, Lowell George decided it was time to record a solo album with 1979's Thanks I'll Eat It Here which finds Lowell George groovin' back to the earlier boogie and New Orleans rock and r&b feel found on his earlier Little Feat albums. Released a very short time before his untimely death, the album included his brilliant 20 Million Things, a funk infused Little Feat revisit with Two Trains, plus several inspiring collaborations with notable friends like Van Dyke Parks and Little Feat's Fred Tackett, as well as significant cover versions like Allen Toussaint's What Do You Want The Girl To Do, which the late artist truly made his own.   The all-star recording sessions included some of the finest talents and close friends like Bonnie Raitt, John David Souther, John Phillips, Jim Keltner, Nicky Hopkins (Quicksilver, Rolling Stones) David Foster, Floyd Sneed and Jimmy Greenspoon (3 Dog Night), David Paich and Jeff Porcaro (Toto), and of course a handful of the original Little Feat alumni like Richie Hayward, Fred Tackett and Billy Payne.  Friday Music is very honored to offer Lowell George's first and only solo album Thanks I'll Eat It Here/The Deluxe Edition. For this special occasion, we are including the rare original CD only release of Heartaches featuring a stellar duet with Valerie Carter and the super rare mono 45 rpm promo version of What Do You Want the Girl to Do.  In addition to the newly impeccably mastered original recording, we are also enclosing the original artwork elements featuring Neon Park's stunning front cover to enhance this wonderful and classic self-produced Lowell George album.  Mastered impeccably from the original Warner Bros. tapes by Joe Reagoso (Warren Zevon/ Boz Scaggs/ Elvis Presley), this amazing rock classic truly shines once again.

Opeth/Pale Communion ....CD $14.99
Opeth/Pale Communion ....CD + Blu-Ray $23.99

Opeth/Pale Communion ....CD $14.99

Pale Communion, which was produced by the band's very own Mikael Akerfeldt and mixed by longtime collaborator and Porcupine Tree frontman/guitarist Steven Wilson, is heralded by the lead single, "Cusp of Eternity."  The new material find's Opeth once again challenging the boundaries of extreme music. In a recent interview with Vice's Noisey, Akerfeldt stated, "I wanted to do something more melodic with this album... there's stronger vocal melodies and more melodies overall. I was pretty consistent with that frame of mind throughout the writing process."  Recently, Metal Injection's Greg Kennelty broke down Opeth's Pale Communion in a track by track review, exclaiming "This record knows exactly what it's doing and nails it through and through... one of my favorite records of 2014. If not my favorite record of 2014."  Pale Communion follows 2011's critically acclaimed Heritage which proved a milestone album for Opeth, earning them widespread acclaim and an ever-growing fan following. Debuting Top 20 on the Billboard 200 and racking up numerous 'Best Of' accolades in 2011, Heritage landed at #2 on both Decibel's "Top 40 Albums of 2011" and Guitar World's "Top 50 Albums of 2011" lists.

 

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David Bowie/Sound + Vision ....4 CD Set $39.99

David Bowie/Sound + Vision ....4 CD Set $39.99

The Sound + Vision 4 cd boxset covers David Bowie's career from 1969 to 1994 starting with the acoustic demo version of his first hit, Space Oddity to the return to his Bromley roots for the soundtrack to Hanif Kureishi's The Buddha Of Suburbia which is often cited as the most underrated piece in the Bowie canon.  Sound + Vision is a collection spanning four decades, covering the 21 albums from Space Oddity through to The Buddha Of Suburbia. It s a rich survey of David Bowie's many musical lives offering a generous helping of hits, an intriguing dip into archives, classic album tracks and long lost B-sides, explosive live recordings, soundtrack recordings and remixes.

Robert Plant/Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar ....CD $17.99

Robert Plant/Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar ....CD $17.99

Robert Plant's new album, Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, will be released on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Plant, the album is his label debut and features 11 new recordings, nine of which are original songs written by Plant with his band, The Sensational Space Shifters - Justin Adams: bendirs, djembe, guitars, tehardant, background vocals; John Baggott: keyboards, loops, moog bass, piano, tabal, background vocals; Juldeh Camara: kologo, ritti, Fulani vocals; Billy Fuller: bass, drum programming, omnichord, upright bass; Dave Smith: drum set; and Liam "Skin" Tyson: banjo, guitar, background vocals. Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar is Plant's first record since 2010's Band of Joy, which followed 2007's six-time Grammy Award-winning collaboration with Alison Krauss, Raising Sand. Justin Adams and John Baggott of The Sensational Space Shifters appeared on Plant's 2002 release Dreamland, while all but Camara and Smith appeared on 2005's Mighty Rearranger. "It's really a celebratory record, powerful, gritty, African, Trance meets Zep," Plant says. "The whole impetus of my life as a singer has to be driven by a good brotherhood. I am very lucky to work with The Sensational Space Shifters. They come from exciting areas of contemporary music...I have been around awhile and I ask myself, do I have anything to say? Is there a song still inside me? In my heart? I see life and what's happening to me. Along the trail there are expectations, disappointments, happiness, questions and strong relationships," Plant explains, "... and now I'm able to express my feelings through melody, power and trance; together in a kaleidoscope of sound, colour, and friendship."

 

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Ian Matthews/Stealin' Home ....CD $15.99

Ian Matthews/Stealin' Home ....CD $15.99

Iain Matthews' 1978 breakthrough solo release, reissued and expanded!  Iain Matthews rose to prominence as a vocalist for Fairport Convention in 1969. In 1971, he hit #23 on the Billboard charts and #1 in the UK with his band Matthews Southern Comfort and their cover of Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock." But, it was his ninth solo album, 1978's Stealin' Home, (released during the time he had temporarily dropped the second "i" from his first name) that solidified his place in the ears and on the radios of America with the album's #13 single, "Shake It."  Omnivore Recordings is proud to follow their reissues of Matthews' jazz collaborations (Joy Mining and In The Now) and his critically acclaimed "final" solo album (2014's The Art Of Obscurity) with the expanded reissue of this 1978 classic.  In addition to his cover of Terence Boylan's "Shake It," Stealin' Home features Matthews' mix of folk-pop, rock and R&B on originals and versions of tracks written by everyone from Robert Palmer to John Martyn to Rogers & Hammerstein! Matthews' rich tenor helps all of the songs blend perfectly.  To top it off, the CD features a bonus 9 track live set, recorded during the album's tour and previously available only in Japan, which contains songs from Stealin' Home, as well as material from other solo releases and his previous band, Plainsong. Add in a booklet with photos and notes, including a conversation with Iain and set co-producer Pat Thomas (who has overseen Omnivore's Matthews reissue campaign), and you'll want to get home for Stealin' Home!

David Lynch & Alan R. Splet/Eraserhead: Orignal Soundtrack Recording ....CD $17.99

David Lynch & Alan R. Splet/Eraserhead: Orignal Soundtrack Recording ....CD $17.99

It is with great pride that Sacred Bones Records announces its official, expanded, re-release of the soundtrack to David Lynch's landmark 1977 film, Eraserhead. This edition includes: a 16 page booklet, a four panel fold out double sided poster, digital download. The bonus song "Pete's Boogie" is a newly discovered Peter Ivers recording taken from the original audio tapes and mixed by Lynch himself. It was previously only available on the long out of print limited edition LP.   Eraserhead rests firmly at the top of that canon of American underground culture for which there is no genre. A staple of the dark underbelly of popular cinema that was originally only viewable at arthouse screenings or on the Midnight Movie circuit, Eraserhead is a truly unadulterated offering; and much of its sensation lies beyond the purely visual realm. The stark, dusty black and white images put forth are caked with and submerged in a dense jungle of industrial hums, buzzes, screeches and screams. Eraserhead is a narrative made up of two intertwined veins: one of bleak and beautiful pictures elegantly painted in gray and black, and one of blankets of sublime, enveloping noise and static, the tinkering of Fats Waller organ rolls echoing in the background.  To lay in the dark and listen to this dizzying succession of blissful noise is a different way to get "lost" than in the visuals of the film itself. It's no stretch to consider this soundtrack an experimental, early industrial masterpiece. Eraserhead's individual passion and personal tone shines through even in the thickest moments of fierce static, an audio undertaking that took David Lynch and sound designer Alan Splet years to perfect. Eraserhead's most famous piece of music is undoubtedly Peter Ivers' unforgettable, oft-covered haunting ballad "In Heaven," and the most exciting attribute of this edition of the soundtrack is no doubt its expansion, and it's present here, along with "Pete's Boogie," an Ivers recording previously only available on the long out-of-print limited edition LP of this soundtrack.   This CD version compliments the new release of the Criterion Collection edition of the film, Lynch's first entry in that prestigious series, and it will remain the only in-print edition of the soundtrack.

Empress AD/Still Life Moving Fast ....CD $13.99

Empress AD/Still Life Moving Fast ....CD $13.99

Empress AD is a new, British progressive rock quartet newly signed to a unique partnership between The End Records and Roadrunner Records. The band has cited influences like Pink Floyd and King Crimson, as well as label mates such as Opeth and Mastodon. They want to make just as much of an impact on the world. No strangers to the road, Empress Ad have already toured with the likes of Baroness, Bring Me The Horizon, Cancer Bats, Bury Tomorrow, and Kvelertak, as well as landing a coveted slot at Download Festival. The band looks forward to embarking on a national US tour around release in 2014.

Booker T. & The MGs/In the Christmas Spirit [Original Recording Master/Limited Edition] ....CD $16.99

Booker T. & The MGs/In the Christmas Spirit [Original Recording Master/Limited Edition] ....CD $16.99

Booker T. & The MG's delivered one of the coolest yuletide albums of the sixties with their soulful In the Christmas Spirit. This 1966 classic featured the legendary quartet of Booker T. Jones on organ, Steve Cropper on guitar and bass and the late greats Donald "Duck" Dunn on bass and claves and Al Jackson on drums and assorted percussion.  Featuring both standards and spiritual classics, In the Christmas Spirit has something nice for everybody. Check out their clever interpretation of Jingle Bells. Not only do these gentlemen kick things off with the funkiest groove this side of the North Pole, they also scored a gift for themselves with a holiday hit single. Dig further into this Christmas program and you will find more holiday favorites like Winter Wonderland, a stunning reading of Mel Torme's The Christmas Song and the stellar Irving Berlin champion White Christmas.  If you are seeking the true meaning of Christmas, it is found within the beautiful Booker T. & The MG's renditions of Sweet Little Jesus Boy, the solemn Silent Night, and the heartfelt We Three Kings Of Orient Are. All truly defining moments of this wonderful holiday treasure. Friday Music is no stranger to the hit sounds of Booker T. & The MG's. Therefore, it is with much pleasure to offer the wonderful In The Christmas Spirit for the first time on compact disc in quite some time. Impeccably mastered from the original Stax/Atlantic Records tapes by Joe Reagoso (Booker T. & The MG'S/Aretha Franklin/Wilson Pickett), we feel this limited edition compact disc will become one of those favorites holiday albums you can play 365 days a year.

Motorhead/Aftershock - Tour Edition ....double CD $16.99

Motorhead/Aftershock - Tour Edition ....double CD $16.99

Over all these years a lot of bands have come and gone, trends and styles came and disappeared, Motorhead came and - stayed!  Thirty eight years now and still a crushing statement of defiant searing rock'n'roll energy. Motorhead`s 21st studio album - the enormous and prophetic Aftershock delivered a crushing statement that was right on the spot. Now, with the release of the 'Aftershock - Tour Edition,' one can sit back and watch Motorhead marching from the dust storm to deliver a bonus live CD which resolutely illustrates their return to form.

 


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Peter Blegvad/Downtime ....import CD $17.99

Peter Blegvad/Downtime ....import CD $17.99

The first release by the Blegvad Trio (Peter Blegvad, John Greaves, Chris Cutler). Compiled over two years without the pressure of Peter's major label releases, giving time for the songs and for Peter's singing to speak for themselves. Widely diverse in style, with many songs that have since become classics, this is a more personal and less marketable collection that Peter's Virgin releases, with the playing and production dedicated to the song, rather than its surface. Great songs, eccentric, subtle and always surprising. Guests Tony Maimone, Mick Hobbs, Stoffer Blegvad, Anthony Moore, Andy Ward, Phil Shaw and Jakko Jakszyk.

Bob Drake/Lawn Ornaments. ....import CD $17.99

Bob Drake/Lawn Ornaments. ....import CD $17.99

After Bob's Drive-In, which, in terms of production was quite restrained and minimal, Ornaments sets off in the opposite direction, piling up great car crashes of overlapping fragments in a production that makes rococo look like shaker minimalism. Playing only drums, guitars, bass, banjo, fiddle, organ, trumpet and piano Bob herds tamed cataclysms of musical debris into the shapes of coherent - if episodic – songs, en route skipping through half a century of recording history. As to method well, you can't beat a year of work. The CD comes with a beautifully illustrated booklet that includes all the song texts as well as eighteen commissioned drawings by the meticulous fine-artist Joe Mruk. Extraordinary music, intriguingly wrapped.

Jon Rose/Violin Music for Restaurants ....import CD $14.99

Jon Rose/Violin Music for Restaurants ....import CD $14.99

'Violin', a Radio work based on Jo 'Doc' Rosenberg's 'BOO' theory - songlines applied to restaurant tables. Includes theatre, noise, golden 4th dimension standards, vox humana and help from Derek Bailey, Eugene Chadbourne, Alvin Curran, Luc Houtkamp, Joelle Leandre, Misha Mengelberg, Barre Phillipsinter alia.

 

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Steve MacLean & MeRCy/Future(s) ....import CD $17.99

Steve MacLean & MeRCy/Future(s) ....import CD $17.99

This CD of songs, grittily arranged and produced is noticeably more straight-ahead than ReR's usual releases though it sits comfortably within the broad range of Steve's tirelessly experimental output. This is a project with a long history: Steve and his main collaborator Todd Dadaleares have been writing, recording and performing together for longer than MeRCy's 20+ year existence and David Fields (drums) and Tim Inman (keyboards) are also long servers. New, for this phase of recordings and concerts, is five string bassist Greg Goodwin who steps into the previous incumbent, Mark Dickey's, shoes. MacLean scores the music, in scary detail, and Dadaleares supplies the words. This is America, so they all have day jobs: MacLean as professor of music technology and performance at Berklee, Dadaleares in health robotics, Inman as a computer consultant and Fields in industrial art.

When/Black White and Grey ....import CD $14.99

When/Black White and Grey ....import CD $14.99

A complete new work plus 'Death In The Blue Lake'. Combines playing and through-composition with manipulated and environmental sound in dramatic, narrative, psychological constructions. Quite unique. 'Death' based on a novel; texts in new works by Chris Cutler.

 


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Streetwalkers/Live at Rockpalast ....import DVD + double CD $48.99

Streetwalkers/Live at Rockpalast ....import DVD + double CD $48.99

Two separate previously unreleased performances on one DVD and two CDS! Chapman-Whitney Streetwalkers - Live At Rockpalast (March 25, 1975), and Streetwalkers - Live At Rockpalast (April 19, 1977).  The two shows total just under 2-1/2 hours of film footage. The 1977 show includes footage of the band running through a 'first take' set, before re-starting with the 'second take' - with other songs in the mix. Both full sets are included here!)  Restored concert performanec on region free NTSC DVD, Audio selection of Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound.  The Streetwalkers continued the partnership of vocalist Roger Chapman and guitarist Charlie Whitney, the songwriting duo at the heart of legendary British progressive band Family (formed 1967, disbanded 1973). Although the Streetwalkers were somewhat sidelined during the punk era back home in Britain, they remained consistent concert attractions in Europe. Two different backing bands perform on this DVD, both led by guitarist Bob Tench (Humble Pie, Jeff Beck). The 1975 show features Jonathan Plotel (bass) and future Iron Maiden man Nicko McBrain (drums). This line up recorded the albums 'Downtown Flyers' (1975) and 'Red Card' (1976). The 1977 line-up includes Michael Feat (bass), David Dowle (drums) and Brian Johnstone (keyboards) both of whom went on to Whitesnake. This line up recorded the album 'Vicious But Fair' (1977).  Features key songs from both Streetwalkers' and Family's back catalogues, with iconic Family songs 'Burlesque' and 'My Friend The Sun.'  Includes informative 24 page booklet with authoritative twin liner notes - in English by respected author and journalist Chris Welch and in German by journalist and broadcaster Uli Kniep.   Expertly restored and remastered. Superb vision, outstanding sound.

Dr. Feelgood/Live at Rockpalast ....import DVD + CD $34.99

Dr. Feelgood/Live at Rockpalast ....import DVD + CD $34.99

Restored concert performanceon region free NTSC DVD (audio selection of Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound) and remastered stereo soundtrack CD.  This appearance at the Metropol (October 31, 1980) was Dr Feelgood's only Rockpalast booking and its official release has long been sought after by fans. The legendary Canvey Island R&B band's second classic line-up features on this set, with Lee Brilleaux (vocals, harmonica), John B. Sparkes (bass) and The Big Figure (drums) joined by guitarist John 'Gypie' Mayo. It was one of the last recordings of the band with John Mayo (co-writer of 'Milk And Alcohol' with Nick Lowe) who subsequently left in March 1981.  Features the title track from 1976's UK No.1 album 'Stupidity,' plus hit singles from the Mark II era 'Milk And Alcohol,' 'She's A Windup' and 'Down At The Doctors'.  Informative booklet with twin liner notes - in English by Will Birch, noted British journalist, broadcaster, author ('No Sleep Till Canvey Island - The Great Pub Rock Revolution'), expert on the Pub Rock and the 'Southend Rock' scene (of which Dr Feelgood were the leading exponents) - and in German by noted journalist and broadcaster Uli Kniep. Expertly restored and remastered. Superb vision, outstanding sound.

Mickey Jupp/Kiss Me Quick Squeeze Me Slow - The Collection ....import 3 CD + DVD Box Set $67.99

Mickey Jupp/Kiss Me Quick Squeeze Me Slow - The Collection ....import 3 CD + DVD Box Set $67.99

The essential collectors' set. The biggest and most comprehensive collection of work from Mickey Jupp - including the solo recordings and Legend line-ups.  70 audio tracks packed onto 3 CDs - including the singles A & B-sides, tracks from the classic albums, and previously unavailable recordings - now all remastered for this great compilation.  4th Disc - rare TV film footage and now available for the first time on DVD: 'Long Distance Romancer - The Songs of Micky Jupp,' a show originally transmitted by the UK's ITV Anglia on 22nd December, 1994, from their 'Marquee' series of arts programmes.  Packaged in a deluxe hardback cover Digi-book with slip-case, featuring archive memorabilia and photos.  Authoritative and extensive liner notes by Will Birch, author, journalist, lyricist, drummer and songwriter with the Kursaal Flyers and The Records (author of 'No Sleep Till Canvey Island - The Great Pub Rock Revolution' and 'Ian Dury: The Definitive Biography').  Features exclusive new interviews with Mickey Jupp himself, as well as musicians, songwriters, record producers and journalists of the era.

 

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Groovicity/Groovicity ....import CD $26.99

Groovicity/Groovicity ....import CD $26.99

'New directions in jazz from ex-If saxophonist Dave Quincy and his new group.'  As key exponents of the 1970s UK jazz-rock scene, If conquered Europe and America with their dynamic and sophisticated 'live' performances. They also released a series of diverse albums, packed with well-crafted songs and instrumentals.  Dave Quincy, co-founder of If, now returns with his new group, Groovicity.  The members of Groovicity are from the Poole and Bournemouth areas of the UK, emerging from a thriving local gig scene. Dave Quincy teamed up with talented pianist Guy Gardner, with whom he had previously performed locally and in London. After a particularly well-received show last year at the Eagle Jazz Club in Rochester, Kent, they contacted jazz pianist Prof. Ray D'Inverno and booked time at his Dorset studio to lay down some tracks. Local Bassist Joe Limburn and drummer Lee Miller were added to line up, and so, in a few hours one afternoon, Groovicity was born.   Groovicity are currently lining up gigs in the UK and Europe and are also re-arranging some classic IF songs, and planning on further expanding the group to a six piece outfit for gigs and more recordings.

Magna Carta/Live at the Royal Albert Hall (1971) ....import CD $26.99

Magna Carta/Live at the Royal Albert Hall (1971) ....import CD $26.99

Magna Carta live in concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra!  Lost for four decades, Magna Carta's legendary performance of their thematic masterpiece 'Seasons' with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1971 finally sees the light of day!  Main man Chris Simpson wrote 'Seasons' - a hugely moving and ambitious piece aligning the seasons of man with the seasons of the year. The original studio recording of 'Seasons' was a huge hit, but when jazz legend John Dankworth asked if he could score an arrangement of the piece, it took on a whole new life, which reached its pinnacle as Magna Carta (Chris Simpson, Glen Stuart and Davey Johnstone) enthralled a full house at the Royal Albert Hall.  The album features the first seven tracks played by the band - including one of their best-loved songs 'Sea & Sand' and a show-stopping virtuoso performance of the famous folk tune 'The Mason's Apron' by Davey Johnstone - before being joined by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for their final, epic and highly emotional delivery of the complete 'Seasons' suite.  Chris Simpson tracked down the long-lost tapes of the show, then mixed them for release, with Jon Astley mastering the finished recording. The extensive liner note by music journalist and author Colin Irwin includes an interview with Chris Simpson that details the full story behind the creation of 'Seasons,' the concert and the celebrations with Princess Margaret at Kensington Palace that followed the show.

Robben Ford/Live at Rockpalast ....import DVD + double CD $51.99

Robben Ford/Live at Rockpalast ....import DVD + double CD $51.99

Two full shows DVD + 2CD set  total over 118 minutes of film footage on a region free NTSC DVD with audio selection of both stereo and 5.1 surround sound.  Rockpalast is a legendary 'live' music TV show hosted in Germany by the WDR channel. It first broadcast in 1974 and has become a pan-European television institution. It has its own fan club and online forum, and in almost four decades, it has become a trademark of quality viewing and listening.  A five-time Grammy nominee and named as one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century by Musician magazine, Robben Ford is a premier American blues and jazz guitarist who has played with stellar artists as diverse as Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Greg Allman, Bonnie Raitt, John Mayall and George Harrison.  Our two concerts took place almost a decade apart. The first, in April 1998, was at the Leverkusen Bluesfest, with a band comprising Neil Larsen on keyboards plus Blue Line stalwarts Roscoe Beck on bass and Tom Brechtlein on drums.  Highlights include 'The Brother,' the impressive opening cut from the Blue Line's 1992 debut recording that was inspired by the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, while The first three numbers played, Paul Butterfield's 'Lovin' Cup,' Charlie Singleton's 'Help The Poor' and the Duke Ellington-penned 'You Ain't Nothin' But The Blues,' were all performed acoustically. The second, in Leverkusen in 2007, saw him backed by Travis Carlton on bass (guitar legend Larry Carlton's son) and Toss Panos on drums. They each feature on the extended 'The Way You Treated Me'. Highlights of the TV performance include the title track of the 1999 album 'Supernatural,' and a tribute to BB King in 'Riley B. King,' written with Keb Mo. This and other highlights 'How Deep in the Blues (Do You Want To Go),' 'Lateral Climb,' 'Too Much' and 'Peace On My Mind' come from his concurrent Grammy-nominated album 'Truth' (2007). Robben Ford is, without doubt, one of the guitar greats, and this spot-on performance will delight all fans of well-crafted and highly refined guitar playing.   Expertly restored and remastered. Superb vision, outstanding sound. The best in the business!





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# 633

September 15, 2014

 

Hi, folks,

We've had a great response to the Anonymous Collection Sale. And there's still plenty left. so be sure to check it out at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm . Today's newsletter has the latest new and future general domestic releases. If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.



Before we get to it, here's a sale list of some classic rock titles at a nice price



Bad Company - Bad Company (Rmst) $9.98
Bad Company - 10 from 6 $9.98
Bad Company - Straight Shooter (Rmst) $9.98
Beck, Jeff - Emotion & Commotion $9.98
Black Sabbath - Masters of Reality $9.98
Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath $9.98
Black Sabbath - Sabotage $9.98
Black Sabbath - Heaven & Hell (Rmst) $9.98
Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy $9.98
Bowie, David - Best of David Bowie (Rmst) $9.98
Browne, Jackson - Next Voice You Hear: Best Of $9.98
Buffalo Springfield - Retrospective $9.98
Cale, J.J. / Clapton, Eric - Road to Escondido $9.98
Collins, Phil - Hits $9.98
Coltrane, John - My Favorite Things $9.98
Crosby Stills Nash & Young - So Far (Ocrd) $9.98
Deep Purple - Very Best of Deep Purple $9.98
Devo - Q: Are We Not Men A: We Are Devo (Rmst) (Dlx) $9.98
Devo - Freedom of Choice (Rmst) (Dlx) $9.98
Dio - Very Beast of Dio $9.98
Doors - Future Starts Here: the Essential Doors Hits $9.98
Doors - Doors (Bonus Tracks) $9.98
Doors - La Woman (Bonus Tracks) $9.98
Doors - Strange Days (Bonus Tracks) $9.98
Doors - Morrison Hotel (Bonus Tracks) $9.98
Doors - Waiting for the Sun (Bonus Tracks) $9.98
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours $9.98
Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits $9.98
Fleetwood Mac - Dance $9.98
Foghat - Best Of $9.98
Foreigner - Very Best & Beyond (Rpkg) $9.98
Jethro Tull - Songs from the Wood (Rmst) $9.98
Jethro Tull - Classic Albums $9.98
Knopfler, Mark / Harris, Emmylou - All the Roadrunning $9.98
Mitchell, Joni - Blue $9.98
Montrose - Montrose $9.98
Morrison, Van - Moondance (Rmst) $9.98
Morrison, Van - Astral Weeks $9.98
Newman, Randy - Best Of $9.98
Opeth - Ghost Reveries $9.98
Opeth - Watershed $9.98
Parsons, Gram - Grievous Angel $9.98
Peter Paul & Mary - Best of Peter Paul & Mary: Ten Years Together $9.98
Pretenders - Pretenders: the Singles (Ocrd) $9.98
Rundgren, Todd - Very Best Of $9.98
Tower of Power - Very Best of Tower of Power: the Warner Years $9.98
Waits, Tom - Small Change $9.98
Yes - Highlights the Very Best of (Rpkg) $9.98
Yes - Relayer (Bonus Tracks) (Rmst) $9.98
Young, Neil - Harvest (Rmst) $9.98
Young, Neil - After the Gold Rush (Rmst) $9.98
Young, Neil - Harvest Moon $9.98
Young, Neil - Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (Rmst) $9.98
Young, Neil - Rust Never Sleeps $9.98
Young, Neil - On the Beach (Rmst) $9.98
Young, Neil - Live Rust $9.98
Young, Neil - Tonights the Night $9.98
Young, Neil - Neil Young (Rmst) $9.98
Young, Neil - Comes a Time $9.98
Zevon, Warren - Quiet Normal Life $9.98




And now on to Future Domestic releases which you'll find at http://www.artist-shop.com/catalog/domestic/preorder.htm




CD Box Sets

The Beatles - As It Happened (Compact Edition) $16.98
A 4CD collection featuring spoken word recordings from each of the Beatles; John Lennon (disc one), Paul McCartney (disc two), George Harrison (disc three), Ringo Star (disc four), as well as George Martin, Brian Epstein, Derek Taylor, Yoko Ono and several fans (also on disc four). These recordings were made between 1963 and 1992, largely at press conferences or from one-to-one interviews with reporters and journalists. The individual Beatles and their entourage talk on a variety of subjects, both directly relating to themselves and their music, and relating to other issues. A fascinating picture of the Fab Four's personalities, views, hopes and fears.

David Bowie - Sound + Vision $36.98
Four CD set. SOUND + VISION covers David Bowie's career from 1969 to 1994 starting with the acoustic demo version of his first hit, 'Space Oddity' to the return to his Bromley roots for the soundtrack to Hanif Kureishi s THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA which is often cited as the most underrated piece in the Bowie canon. SOUND + VISION is a collection spanning four decades, covering the 21 albums from SPACE ODDITY through to BUDDHA... It's a rich survey of David Bowie's many musical lives offering a generous helping of hits, an intriguing dip into archives, classic album tracks and long lost B-sides, explosive live recordings, soundtrack recordings and remixes.

Captain Beefheart - Sun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972 4PC Limited Edition $54.98

Ry Cooder - Soundtracks $41.98
Rhino releases a seven-CD Ry Cooder box focusing on the guitarist's soundtrack work from 1980s and early '90s. The music is presented in a clamshell box and the films in question are The Long Riders, Alamo Bay, Paris, Texas, Blue City, Crossroads, Johnny Handsome and Trespass. The set contains a number of soundtracks for director Walter Hill (1980's The Long Riders being one) and a handful produced in a productive two year period with Alamo Bay, Blue City, Crossroads and Paris, Texas all issued in 1985-6. 2014.

George Harrison - Apple Years $109.98
In November 1968, George Harrison released 'Wonderwall Music'. A soundtrack to an art film called 'Wonderwall' this predominantly Indian music collection was the first solo album to be released by a Beatle and also the first album on the newly formed Apple Records. George would continue to release albums on Apple (and EMI) through to 1975's soul-influenced 'Extra Texture (Read All About It)' touching on experimentalism with 'Electronic Sound', the magnificent triple album 'All Things Must Pass', the chart-topping 'Living In The Material World' and the, perhaps, less well-known 'Dark Horse'. This box brings all these eclectic albums together in one set that mirrors 2004's 'Dark Horse Years' box set and will contain a perfect bound book with a DVD. All albums have been remastered by Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks and all will be packaged in high-quality card packs and all albums, apart from 'All Things Must Pass' and 'Living In The Material World' contain newly written notes by Kevin Howlett. The DVD contains a brand new, never before seen video which has been painstakingly overseen by Olivia Harrison and all packages contain new photos many never seen before.

Heart - 5 Classic Albums 5 CD Box Set $25.98

King Crimson - Starless 27 disc Boxed Set $209.98

Al Kooper - Soul of a Man: Live $29.98
3PC, Boxed Set

Paul McCartney & Wings - At the Speed of Sound (3PC, With DVD) $79.98
Paul McCartney & Wings - Venus & Mars (3PC, With DVD) $79.98

Mike Oldfield - Studio Albums: 1992-2003 $53.98
An 8 CD box set endorsed by the Big O himself, The Studio Albums 1992-2003 contains 8 albums from Olfield's Warner label years:  includes Tubular Bells II, The Songs Of Distant Earth, The Voyager, Tubular Bells III, Guitars, The Millennium Bell, Tr3s Lunas and the 2003 re-recording of the 1973 classic Tubular Bells

Anthony Phillips - Harvest of the Heart: Anthology: Deluxe $89.98
Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a newly remastered deluxe 5CD boxed set anthology by legendary guitarist, composer and instrumentalist ANTHONY PHILLIPS. Anthony was a founding member of Genesis alongside Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks with whom he recorded the albums From Genesis To Revelation and Trespass. After leaving the group in 1970, Anthony studied orchestration and harmony externally at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. After passing his LGSM exams, he taught music at Reeds School and Peper Harrow whilst continuing to compose and record in his home studio.

Transatlantic - Kaliveoscope 4PC with DVD Boxed Set $24.98
Transatlantic - Kaliveoscope 6PC Deluxe Edition Boxed Set $43.98

Various Artists - Pink Floyd As Performed By $13.98
The exclusive 3-disc edition containing recordings from the album 'The Wall'(all 26 tracks on 2 discs), 'Dark Side Of The Moon'; (4 songs in the 3rd album) and 'Wish You Were Here'; (3 tracks on the 3rd disc) Pink Floyd performed by top rock stars. Among others are the likes of Adrian Belew (Talking Heads, King Crimson), John Anderson (Jethro Tull), Tony Levin (King Crimson), Steve Howe (Yes), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Robby Krieger (Doors) John Wetton (Roxy Music, Asia, King Crimson), Aynsley Dunbar (Aynsley Dunbar Retalation), Alan White (Yes), Bill Bruford (King Crimson), Edgar Winter, Dweezil Zappa, and many others. This is wrapped in an elegant embossed (logo and lettering is embossed Pink Floyd) metal box.

Stevie Ray Vaughan& Double Trouble - Complete Epic Albums Collection 12PC Boxed Set $89.98

Yes - Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert (3PC) $26.98
Three CD set. This is the first ever release of SONGS FROM THE TSONGAS on CD. It is taken from Yes' 35th Anniversary Tour in 2004, the last tour by the band to feature the classic line-up of Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman and Alan White. The concert was recorded at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Massachusetts and the setlist features tracks from across the band's career, including an extensive acoustic section in the middle of the show and some tracks that have rarely been performed live.



CDs

Peter Banks Empire - Mars Tapes 2 CD Set $24.98

Blood Sweat & Tears - Playlist: The Very Best of Blood Sweat & Tears $11.98
2014 collection from the Pop/Jazz outfit fronted by David Clayton-Thomas. Features 14 tracks including 'Spinning Wheel', 'And When I Die', and 'You've Made Me So Very Happy'.

Blue Floyd - Live 2000 Aneheim Theatre $27.98
2 CD Set. BLUE FLOYD are a jam band spin off from GOV'T MULE and THE ALLMAN BROTHERS, featuring ALLEN WOODY, MATT ABTS from GOV'T MULE, and BERRY OAKLEY from THE ALLMAN BROTHERS, along with MARK FORD lead guitarist with THE BLACK CROWS, and on keyboards JOHNNY NEIL from DICKEY BETTS BAND and THE ALLMAN BROTHERS. This set was the first show of the American tour in 2000, and can be best described as a Blues Rock exploration into the music of PINK FLOYD.

Blues Bureau - Hell Dorado $24.98
Blues Bureau - Voodoo Boogie $24.98

Lenny Breau - LA Bootleg 1984 $15.98

Jackson Browne - Standing in the Breach $14.98

Kate Bush - Profile 2 CD Set $14.98

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Le Nouvel Hippodrome Paris 1977 2 CD Set $24.98

Caravan - Nights Tale: Live at the Patriots Theater $16.98

Paul Carrack - Best of Paul Carrack $16.98

Philip Catherine - Oscar $16.98

Stanley Clarke - Up $16.98

John Coltrane - Offering: Live at Temple University $26.98
Deluxe two CD set housed in a digipak. OFFERING: LIVE AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY documents a legendary concert by John Coltrane at Temple University in his hometown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 11, 1966, six weeks after his 40th birthday and nine months before his untimely death. OFFERING incorporates a look that is contiguous with the graphic identity of Impulse! Records, Coltrane s exclusive label from 1961 until the end of his life. This is the first officially sanctioned release of an undiscovered, complete Coltrane performance since 2005. It captures Coltrane in exemplary form, navigating the language he had developed during the last phase of his musical path with passion and pellucid logic. Operating at equivalent levels of invention and energy are three members of his working quintet of one year's standing his wife, Alice Coltrane, on piano; Pharoah Sanders on reeds and flute; and Rashied Ali on drums.

Dennis DeYoung - & the Music of Styx Live in los Angeles 2PC With DVD $21.98

Flying Colors - Second Nature $16.98

John Foxx - B-Movie: Ballardian Video Neuronica $20.98
2014 instrumental album from the Electronic Music pioneer. B-MOVIE: BALLARDIAN VIDEO NEURONICA was recorded and assembled for a cut-up/collage movie by Foxx and visual artist Karborn, inspired by the themes, influence and text of British writer J G Ballard. The album features two collaborations - 'Geometry, Collision And Coincidence' with Benge from John Foxx And The Maths, and 'Disaster Series', which was co-written with Steve D'Agostino. All the music is exclusive to this soundtrack except 'The Other Side', an extract from the forthcoming album due for release in 2015, which just happened to fit with the visuals. The soundtrack runs as a continuous piece of music in the first part of B-MOVIE including effects and links that relate to the film. The second half of the album features all the individual tracks plus 'Dashboard Melt' which Foxx recorded for the project but in the end didn't use. Jonathan Barnbrook's stunning artwork for the album features new, Ballard-inspired images created by Karborn.

John Foxx - Evidence of Time Travel $20.98
2014 release from the Electronic music pioneer. EVIDENCE OF TIME TRAVEL is a unique investigation of the terrors and pleasures of temporal displacement. A sinister sonic architecture of drum-machine-music and analogue synthesizers. Opens with 'The Forbidden Experiment', as surveillance TV glitches and the ghostly, ripped-up multi-temporal universe of Evidence of Time Travel infiltrates the labyrinth of dark electronica. Span 40 years in a moment...ultimate time transfusion...skin crackles, a rhapsody in flames...witness images of torn, ruthless smiles through the crashed distortion; try to recall the future memory of a figure lost on a distant shore.

Bill Frisell - Guitar in the Space Age $13.98

Jerry Garcia - Garcialive 5: December 31st 1975 Keystone Berkeley $16.98
Jerry Garcia - Old & in the Way: Live at the Record Plant Sausal $17.98

Dave Greenslade - Cactus Choir $24.98
GREENSLADE had split up in 1975 but DAVE GREENSLADE had already written in effect a new album of music and he was ready to make another album. Assembling a cast of stellar musicians he recorded himself “Cactus Choir” which was released in 1976 to worldwide critical acclaim. Long out of print on vinyl this is the first CD release of the much sought after album. Having written in 1974 the theme for a one off programme “Gangsters” Dave wrote the lyrics in 1976 for the theme tune for “Gangsters” BBC TV series and he got CHRIS FARLOWE to sing it which is included as a bonus track. Chris Farlowe of course is lead singer with COLOSSEUM with who Dave is currently on tour

Guru Guru - Doublebind $20.98

Herbie Hancock - Dedication $13.98
Herbie Hancock - Directstep $13.98
Herbie Hancock - Five Stars $13.98
Herbie Hancock - Flood $13.98
Herbie Hancock - Herbie Hancock Trio $13.98
Herbie Hancock - Tempest in the Colosseum $13.98
Herbie Hancock - Trio with Ron Carter & Tony Williams $13.98

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass $24.98
All Things Must Pass was released by Apple Records in November 1970. Co-produced by Harrison and Phil Spector, many musicians contributed to the album, including Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Pete Drake, Gary Wright, Klaus Voormann, members of Badfinger, players from Delaney and Bonnie band, and John Barham. The triple-LP topped charts around the world and earned universal acclaim as a rock masterpiece. George became the first Beatle to have a solo number one single in both the UK and America with the album's lead single, My Sweet Lord, which introduced his signature slide guitar playing. George co-wrote the album's opening track, 'I'd Have You Anytime' with his friend Bob Dylan, who also wrote another song on the landmark album, 'If Not For You.' The new package includes the five additional tracks added to the album's 2001 reissue: 'I Live For You' (outtake), 'Beware Of Darkness' (demo), 'Let It Down' (alternative version), 'What Is Life' (backing track), and 'My Sweet Lord (2000).'

George Harrison - Dark Horse $14.98

George Harrison - Electronic Sound $14.98
As a direct result of The Beatles' keen curiosity about experimental music and other avant-garde artistic expression, Apple Records launched its short-lived Zapple subsidiary in February 1969 as a forum for unfettered sonic exploration, or, as announced at the time, 'more freaky sounds.' George's Electronic Sound and John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Unfinished Music No. 2: Life With The Lions, both released in May 1969, were Zapple's only releases before it was closed down. Electronic Sound's cover art, painted by George, depicts his Moog IIIP (which was later used on four tracks by The Beatles on their album Abbey Road) with the four modules from which the sound was synthesized. Each side of the Electronic Sound LP featured one exploratory long-form work. However, the American version of the album placed the pieces on opposite sides to the UK record, but with the same titles retained on the labels. Consequently, there has been confusion about which track is which. Research for the out-of-print album's new release revealed that the UK LP was correct with 'Under The Mersey Wall' on Side 1 and 'No Time Or Space' on Side 2. The CD booklet includes new essays by The Chemical Brothers' Tom Rowlands and Dhani Harrison, as well as newly written historical notes by Kevin Howlett.

George Harrison - Extra Texture $14.98
In late 1974, George returned to California to record his next album, the soul-tinged Extra Texture (Read All About It), his final album to be released through Apple Records. Leon Russell played piano on 'Tired Of Midnight Blue,' and for some of the sessions, Harrison was joined by guitarist Jesse Ed Davis, plus Jim Keltner, Paul Stallworth, and David Foster from new band Attitudes, who were later signed by George's newly formed Dark Horse label. Two of the LP's songs date from 1974 sessions for Dark Horse at George's home studio: the soulful love song 'Can't Stop Thinking About You' and the backing track of 'His Name Is 'Legs (Ladies & Gentlemen).' The new release adds 'This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying),' a song Harrison rerecorded in 1992 as a demo for Dave Stewart, who plays electric guitar on it. More than ten years later, the track received overdubs by Ringo Starr on drums, Dhani Harrison on guitar, and vocalist Kara DioGuardi. The CD booklet includes newly written historical notes by Kevin Howlett.

George Harrison - Living in the Material World $14.98
In May 1973 came the release of George's second studio album of new songs, Living In The Material World. He was joined in the studio by several musician friends who had also played on All Things Must Pass and others like Jim Keltner, with whom he had worked during The Concert for Bangladesh concerts in 1971. The album and its lead single, 'Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)' both reached number one in America and on charts around the world. The spiritual nature of Living In The Material World, described by Rolling Stone as 'miraculous in its radiance,' is also reflected in the inclusion of an illustration from the Bhagavad-Gita in the artwork. The new release adds a remix of the single version of 'Bangla Desh,' which has previously been available only on The Best Of George Harrison (1976), as well as two B-sides included on the album's 2006 reissue, 'Deep Blue' and 'Miss O'Dell.'

George Harrison - Wonderwall Music $14.98
Released in November 1968, George Harrison's Wonderwall Music was the first solo album released by a member of The Beatles and the first LP to be released by Apple Records. The soundtrack music for director Joe Massot's debut feature-length film, Wonderwall, the predominantly instrumental album is an intricate, vibrant tapestry of Western rock music and compositions in an Indian classical style. In 1992, George recalled, 'I decided to do it as a mini-anthology of Indian music, because I wanted to help turn the public on to Indian music.' Three bonus tracks have been added to the remastered album: 'In The First Place' by Liverpool group The Remo Four, who played the rock elements of the recording sessions, a previously unreleased alternate take of 'The Inner Light,' and the previously unreleased 'Almost Shankara,' a raga that was not used in the film or for the soundtrack LP. The booklet also includes a new essay of appreciation by the acclaimed musician, producer and composer Nitin Sawney and newly written historical notes by Kevin Howlett.

The Heads - Everybody Knows We Got Nowhere 2 CD Set $20.98

Heads Hands & Feet - Heads Hands & Feet $17.98

Ian Hunter - All American Alien Boy $14.98
Ian Hunter - Artful Dodger $19.98

Eric Johnson and Mike Stern - Eclectic $15.98

Alvin Lee - Freefall $14.98
Alvin Lee - In Flight 2 CD Set $19.98
Alvin Lee - On the Road to Freedom $14.98

Magma - Riah Sahiltaahk $15.98
The original version of Riah Sahiltaahk that was recorded in 1971 is featured on the album 1001 Degrees Centigrade (vol. 2). But at the time, its composer, Christian Vander,was unhappy with the arrangement written by the group. This radically new version, adapted to suit the group's current line-up, is more faithful to the spirit of Magma's music and its uniquely weird and wonderful prog-rock style.

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Whiskey A-Go-Go 27 March 1972 $17.98

Mark-Almond Band - Mark-Almond $14.98

Paul McCartney & Wings - At the Speed of Sound (2PC) $19.98
Paul McCartney & Wings - Venus & Mars (2PC) $19.98

The Mothers of Invention - Wollman Rink Central Park Ny August 3rd 1968 $17.98

Mr Big - Stories We Could Tell $16.98

Primus - Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ense $13.98
The definitive Primus line-up Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander - is back together and set to release their first full-length studio set in nearly 20 years, 'Primus & the Chocolate Factory, due out on ATO Records on October 21. "The idea was to combine the Frog Brigade and Primus, and do this record, says Claypool. I think like a good portion of the planet, we were all pretty put off by the remake of the 'Willy Wonka' movie - the Tim Burton version. I really wanted to pay homage to a film [1971's 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' starring Gene Wilder] that was very important to me as a kid and very influential to me musically. So that's what we did. And as opposed to just going in and recording the songs and playing them the way they are in the film, we twisted them up a bit...twisted them up a lot." The recording is about my early perception of the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory film, says Claypool. The notion wasn t so much to go in and redo the soundtrack note for note as much as it was to utilize the classic elements of the music yet try to reflect some of the darker undertones of the Roald Dahl books, because when you read those books, there is an eerie and somewhat menacing aspect implied.

The Residents - 12 Days of Brumalia $13.98
Brumalia was a month-long party the ancient Romans threw at the end of the year. It was a kind of New Years Eve that didn't stop at midnight. Instead, it stopped on December 25th. This went on until 600-700 c.e., it's hard to know exactly. The Catholic church had set up a date they liked for the observance of the birth of Jesus. That date was January 6th. The problem was that the Brumalia party folks cast a bit of a pall over the approaching birthday of Jesus, as it occurred just a few days earlier. The Catholic solution was to move Jesus' birthday to December 25th, and pretend that everyone was celebrating Jesus rather than what they were actually celebrating. Fine, but they had to deal with the fact that January 6th was already set up as the correct date. Therefore, they invented the 12 Days of Christmas that lead up to January 6th. The explanation was something like, Jesus was born on December 25th but it wasn't until January 6th that people realized maybe he was more than just another human. So both dates became kind of an event. Okay, so the Residents made an online party and called it the 12 Days of Brumalia, a thin joke stealing the Christian ""12 days"" back for the Pagans. Settling the score, if anyone had noticed or cared. So, every day for 12 days starting December 25th, The Residents gave away a song on the internet. You also get an Epiphany tune, which is the one for January 6th celebrating Jesus being a god and not a human. You also get a single version of one of the Brumalia songs pumped up for radio. As if that isn't enough, you also get ""Prelude to the Teds."" The Residents were working on a story about two guys named Ted who were very dependent on each other. I mean, really dependent. They never finished the project but they did release these four songs through the They Might Be Giants HELLO record club. All in all, you get 18 tunes recorded between 1993 and 2003.

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Alexei & the Spring: Sakamoto $13.98
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Derrida: Sakamoto $13.98

Seals and Croft - One on One: Songs from the Original Motion Picture $14.98

Michael Stanley - Coming Up for Air $15.98
Michael Stanley - Eighteen Down $15.98
Michael Stanley - Fourth & Ten $15.98
Michael Stanley - Heartland $15.98
Michael Stanley - Live in Tangiers (Acoustic Shows) $18.98
Michael Stanley - MSB $15.98
Michael Stanley - North Coast $15.98
Michael Stanley - Right Back at Ya 1971-1983 $15.98
Michael Stanley - Solo Years 1995-2014 3 CD Set $22.98
Michael Stanley - You Cant Fight Fashion $15.98

Status Quo - Frantic Four's Final Fling - Live at the Dublin 02 $16.98

Stickmen - Supercollider: An Anthology 2010-2014 (2PC) $24.98
(2-CD set) Stick Men: the improvising rock trio like no other. Pat Mastelotto and Tony Levin are from the rhythm section of the band King Crimson. Mastelotto is in demand as the premier drummer for progressive rock. Levin plays the 12 string Chapman Stick - in Crimson and with Peter Gabriel. Markus Reuter is a composer/guitarist who designs and plays his own unique touch style guitar. Supercollider is the latest two CD set from Stick Men. Disc one is an anthology of recordings from 2010-2014, while disc two is full of live improvisations from the DEEP Tour USA 2013. Their improvs range from haunting to paint-peeling. Don't let your ears miss out on this.

Marshall Allen Presents Sun Ra & His Arkestra - In the Orbit of Ra (2PC, Digipack Packaging) $19.98
Strut and Art Yard join forces for a special release to mark what would have been Sun Ra's 100th birthday with IN THE ORBIT OF RA, a new collection curated by the longest serving member of the Arkestra and current bandleader, Marshall Allen. Bringing together Ra highlights from over 25 years of music, the album is the first internationally released compilation to provide an introduction to the music of Sun Ra, curated personally by the Arkestra and mastered from the original tapes.

David Sylvian & Robert Fripp - Damage $15.98
CD reissue of this classic live recording, a collaboration between vocalist David Sylvian (Japan) and guitarist Robert Fripp (King Crimson). .With a well-received studio album in the form of THE FIRST DAY issued in summer 1993, Sylvian/Fripp took to the road for a lengthy tour to support the release. Trey Gunn reprised his role from the earlier tour and studio recordings as stick player, while Pat Mastelotto joined the group on drums, a position which led to his being offered a role in the 1990s King Crimson, a band in which he has remained a member of every line-up since. Producer and recordings artist Michael Brook completed the touring ensemble. DAMAGE was recorded at the final London concerts in December 1993 and issued in 1994. Whereas the studio album had a measured grace and power, the live album was even more muscular on the Rock pieces, drawing some extraordinary performances from all contributors. This made the contrast with the quieter, more ambient material even more pronounced, with audiences able to hear every nuance of the material. (NOTE: This reissue contains the 2001 remix of the album and not the original 1994 mix).

David Sylvian & Robert Fripp - First Day $15.98
CD reissue of this 1993 collaboration between vocalist David Sylvian (Japan) and guitarist Robert Fripp (King Crimson). Fripp guested on David Sylvian's 1986 album GONE TO EARTH. Sylvian/Fripp evolved as an extension of that collaboration, initially with gigs as a trio with future King Crimson member Trey Gunn on stick, followed by a full length studio album with the addition of Jerry Marotta on drums, Marc Anderson on percussion and vocalist Ingrid Chavez. The album was recorded by David Bottrill in Woodstock NY and New Orleans. Experimental yet accessible, song driven yet leaving ample room for instrumental exploration, THE FIRST DAY is a great advert for such occasional meetings insofar as it manages to showcase the individual strengths of both artists while drawing something new and unexpected from their joint work. As such it is one of the best remembered of the many collaborative recordings by both artists.

The Tea Party - Ocean at End $29.98

Devin Townsend Project - Z 2 CD Set $16.98
Devin Townsend Project - Z 3PC Deluxe Edition $22.98

Various Artists - Vol. 4-Prog Rocks $17.98
2014 two CD collection. the fourth installment in the popular PROG ROCKS series. Containing 25 classic and contemporary Progressive Rock tracks from Camel, Nucleus, Brand X, Devin Townsend, Tim Bowness, Lindisfarne, Riverside, Gong and many others.

Tom Waits - Nighthawks on the Radio: Knew-Fm Broadcast 8 Dec $17.98

White Willow - Ex Tenebris $16.98
The 2nd album from Norway's seminal progressive rock group White Willow has achieved cult status, melding symphonic rock, folk rock and gothic atmospheres in a unique blend. The album is awash with vintage instruments like Mellotrons and Theremins. This edition features never before heard bonus material and comes with brand new artwork. Originally released in 1998 on The Laser's Edge, this has been OOP for years. This expanded and beautifully remastered edition is released on Norway's audiophile label Termo Records.

White Willow - Ignis Fatuus (2PC) $20.98
Finally available again, exclusive 1st time reissue of seminal Norwegian prog/psych/folk album that helped spark the prog renaissance. Extra disc with previously unreleased bonus material.

White Willow - Sacrament $16.98
Sacrament was the album that broke Norway's progsters White Willow to a wider audience. Popmatters.com wrote ""Rock madrigals that don't sound like Jethro Tull. Who would've thunk it!"". Oboes, woodwinds, mellotrons and Rickenbackers are just some of the instruments creating a pastoral, almost neo-classical sound melded with heavier, more gothic moments. A Scandinavian rock classic. This album was originally released on The Laser's Edge in 2000 and has been out of print for years. This expanded and beautifully remastered edition contains never before heard bonus material, features brand new artwork and is released on Norway's audiophile label Termo Records.

The Work - Work $17.98

XTC - Drums & Wires $32.98
Drums & Wires is the second in a series of remixed & expanded XTC Classics.The album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson with input from Andy Partridge & is fully approved by XTC.CD features a completely new stereo album mix by Steven Wilson.CD also features 6 additional singles & non-album tracks .DVD-A features a 5.1 LPCM Surround mix in 24bit/96khz mixed from the original multi-track tapes.DVD-A features the new stereo album mix in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio. DVD-A features the original stereo album mix in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio.DVD-A also features 7 additional Hi-Res stereo tracks.Presented in special packaging with expanded booklet & sleeve-notes by Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding & Dave Gregory

XTC - Drums & Wires $38.98
Drums & Wires is the second in a series of remixed & expanded XTC ClassicThe album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson with input from Andy Partridge & is fully approved by XTC.CD features a completely new stereo album mix by Steven WilsoCD also features 6 additional singles & non-album tracks .Blu-Ray features a 5.1 Surround mix in 24bit/96khz mixed from the original multi-track tapes available in LPCM and DTS HD MA.Blu-Ray features the new stereo album mix in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio.Blu-Ray features the original stereo album mix in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio.Blu-Ray also features 3 tracks from DJM mix sessions (for potential single mixes)Blu-Ray exclusive: 9 additional 5.1 mixes of singles & non-album tracks.Blu-Ray exclusive: instrumental versions of all new mixes in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio.Blu-Ray exclusive: 5 separate sessions marking the complete evolution of the album & associated recordings.Blu-Ray Exclusive: Promo films for "Life Begins at the Hop" & "Making Plans for Nigel".Presented in special packaging with expanded booklet & sleeve-notes by Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding & Dave Gregory

Yes - Relayer $32.98
Relayer is the third in a series of remixed & expanded Yes ClassicsThe album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree) & is fully approved by Yes.CD features a completely new stereo album mix by Steven Wilson.CD also features the two promo singles edits taken from the album.DVD-A (compatible with all DVD players & DVD Rom players) features a 5.1 DTS Mix and High Resolution Stereo mixes.DVD-A players can, additionally, access a 5.1 Lossless audio mix (24bit 96khz).DVD-A features the new album mix in High Resolution stereo.DVD-A also features the original album mix in a hi-res transfer from the original stereo master. DVD-A also features a complete alternate album running order drawn from demos/studio run-throughs.Original artwork expanded, restored & approved by Roger Dean Presented as a 2 x digi-pack format in a slipcase with new sleeve notes by writer Sid SmithReleased to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the original edition.

Yes - Relayer $38.98
Relayer is the third in a series of remixed & expanded Yes Classics.The album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree) & is fully approved by Yes. CD features a completely new stereo album mix by Steven Wilson. CD also features the two promo singles edits taken from the album. Blu-Ray features a new album mix in 5.1 LPCM Surround Sound & in DTS-HD MA 5.1 (24bit/96khz). Blu-Ray also features new High Resolution Stereo mixes (24bit/96khz) Blu-Ray also features the original album mix in High Resolution stereo (24bit/192khz). Blu-Ray also features a complete alternate album running order drawn from demos & studio Run-throughs. Blu-Ray exclusive features include additional demo/studio run-throughs, full album instrumental mixes, a full album needle-drop of an original UK A1/B1 vinyl pressing, singles edits, a live tracks & needle-drops of the banded tracks from the original US vinyl promo album. Original artwork expanded, restored & approved by Roger Dean

Zorn,John & Roberto Rodiriguez - Aguares: The Book of Angels 23 $16.98



DVDS

Beatles - Uncut the Long & Winding Road DVD $42.98
4 DVD + Book Set Limited Edition

Ornette Coleman - Ornette: Made in America DVD $25.98
The restoration and reissue of Ornette: Made in America...is cause for celebration both for its value as a movie and for its exploration of Coleman s art

Pink Floyd - 50 Years on the Dark Side DVD $42.98
4 Disc Set

Weird Al Yankovic - The Compleat Al DVD $19.98
The Compleat Al is the amazing, hilarious, and not-entirely-true story of Weird Al Yankovic, the Grammy award-winning master of musical parody and rock and roll comedy. The mockumentary takes you behind the scenes, beginning with his childhood years, his high school and college days, up through his early-career rise to stardom. This concocted chronicle also contains moments from AL-TV and footage from his trip to Japan, and a somewhat embellished version of how he received permission from Michael Jackson for "Eat It." And to top it off, The Compleat Al contains eight "Weird Al",video classics: "Ricky, ", "I Love Rocky Road, ", the award-winning "Eat It, ", "I Lost on Jeopardy, ", "This Is the Life, ", "Like a Surgeon, ", "One More Minute", and "Dare to Be Stupid. ",

Yes - Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert DVD $25.98
2 DVD Set



Blu-Rays

Blues Brothers Blu-Ray $19.98
Limited Edition Steelbook

Dennis DeYoung - & the Music of Styx Live in los Angeles Blu-Ray $23.98
On March 18th, 2014, Dennis DeYoung, the legendary front man of Styx and author of five key songs that define that band s career, returned to Los Angeles for the first time during his solo career to play a sold out show at the El Rey Theater. Recorded live for AXS-TV and captured in pristine HD quality, the performance has been slated for release via Frontiers Records.

Ornette Coleman - Ornette: Made in America Blu-Ray $33.98
The restoration and reissue of Ornette: Made in America...is cause for celebration both for its value as a movie and for its exploration of Coleman s art

Yes - Songs from Tsongas 35th Anniversary Concert Blu-Ray $19.98




And now on to new Domestic Releases which you'll find at http://www.artist-shop.com/catalog/domestic/new.htm




CD Box Sets

Herbie Hancock - Warner Bros Years (1969-1972) $28.98
2014 three CD collection. Mixing Jazz improvisation with intrepid experiments in studio sound, Herbie took Jazz Fusion up into the stratosphere with his electric sextet starting in '69. Here are his LPs FAT ALBERT ROTUNDA, MWANDISHI and CROSSINGS plus bonus singles and promotional recordings. Deeply funky grooves and ground-breaking sonic adventures abound across songs like 'Jessica', 'Wiggle-Waggle', 'Fat Albert Rotunda', 'You'll Know When You Get There' and more including mono versions, special edits and more! Rhino.

Jethro Tull - Original Album Series $25.98
Includes the albums; Songs from the Wood, Heavy Horses, Stormwatch, A and The Broadsword and the Beast.

Roland Kirk Quartet - Complete Recordings: 1956-1962 4PC Boxed Set $17.98

Ramsey Lewis - Vol. 2-8 Classic Albums4 CD Set $24.98

Buddy Rich - Vol.-2-7 Classic Albums 4 CD Set $25.98

Suzanne Vega - Close-Up Series 6PC with DVD Boxed Set $46.98



CDs

Mick Abrahams - Working in the Blues Kitchen $13.98

Jason Adasiewicz - From the Region $15.98
From The Region documents Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms as they explore the sparse territory of the vibraphone trio. On their third record, the Chicago-based collective navigates a new batch of tunes written by Adasiewicz, called ''one of the great vibraphonists of our time'' by critic Kevin Whitehead. Long time collaborator and drummer Mike Reed (People, Places and Things, Living by Lanterns) also contributed a tune for the new record. In this new venture, renowned bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing, Atomic) fills large shoes after the bittersweet departure of Nate McBride.

Asia - High Voltage $22.98
CD/DVD set. Recorded July 24, 2010 at the inaugural High Voltage Festival in Victoria Park, London, this Asia live release captures the band, with the original line-up, performing classic material from the '80s, plus songs from the first two albums of their reunion, PHOENIX and OMEGA. This live set is an essential companion to the original studio album and the reunion that saw the original members of Asia return to and stay at the top of their game, this time in front of a 'hometown crowd'.

Australian Pink Floyd - Eclipsed By the Moon-Live in Germany 2 CD Set $38.98

Albert Bouchard - Incantation $14.98

Harold Budd - Jane 12-21 $16.98
JANE 12-21 is the companion to JANE 1-11. Minimal, modern classical piano and avant-garde electronics by the master. "It's simple. I broke out and broke back to my earlier days: A triangle of risk, improvisation and joy -- as I say, very simple. My rules to myself were: No plan, no notes, no ideas, no microphones; except for Jane 1 I stuck to it. My other rule -- the most important one -- was: At least one piece per day, finished, mixed and not to be revisited again. Jane 7, 8, 9 were done in one day... Brad Ellis was my guide through this: An untiring day, ready to go again... To quote a letter to me from Mark Tobey: ... "It fell off the edge of my brush."" -- Harold Budd

The Byrds - Straight for the Sun $14.98
For this 1971 radio broadcast of a concert at the McDonough Gym at American University in Washington DC, the Byrds (McGuinn/White/Battin/Parsons line-up) chose to perform an eclectic cross-section of material, drawing from albums across their career to date. From those recorded by the same line-up come the dynamic Lover of the Bayou and McGuinn's perennial ballad Chestnut Mare, I Want To Grow Up To Be A Politician, Citizen Kane and Tiffany Queen. Delving way back into their illustrious history, the band draw on a slew of Sixties classics including their hit version of Dylan's Mr. Tambourine Man (from the eponymous 1965 debut album), Mr. Spaceman and Eight Miles High and So You Want To Be A Rock n Roll Star. Gram Parsons brief sojourn with The Byrds is recalled via a version of Pretty Boy Floyd (from Sweetheart of the Rodeo 1968). The subsequent Dr. Byrds and Mr. Hyde (1969) is represented by the sparkling instrumental Nashville West whilst 1969s Ballad of Easy Rider album contributes Jesus Is Just Alright. Finally, there are versions of the traditional Black Mountain Rag (Soldier's Joy) and set-closer, Chuck Berry's rocking Roll Over Beethoven. In short, a superb aural snapshot of a band at an undoubted peak in an unusually tumultuous career.

The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday $18.98
Digitally remastered edition of this 1967 album from the Folk/Rock legends housed in a miniature LP sleeve. YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY was the fourth album by The Byrds and was released on February 6, 1967. The album saw the band continuing to integrate elements of Psychedelic Rock into their music, a process they had begun on their previous album, FIFTH DIMENSION.

John Cale - Academy in Peril $18.98
Digitally remastered edition of this 1972 album housed in a miniature LP sleeve. Like his previous release, the Terry Riley collaboration, CHURCH OF ANTHRAX, it is mostly instrumental. As the title suggests, the album was inspired by Cale's classical training. The cover concept and art was designed by Andy Warhol.

Captain Beefheart - Full Moon in Cowtown $15.98
There are very few truly iconoclastic figures in the history of popular music since the mid 20th century, but Don Van Vliet (1941-2010), aka Captain Beefheart, is certainly one of them. Although initially perceived as a purveyor of grizzly electric R'n'B, from the outset the Captain routinely distinguished his compositions with surreal lyrics and unusual time signatures. In 1969 the Captain presented the world with his third record, the outstandingly arcane masterpiece, 'Trout Mask Replica'. Amalgamating a breathtaking diversity of sounds incorporating blues, free jazz and the avant-garde, this seminal work remains one of 'pop' music's most aurally challenging listening experiences! Although never a huge commercial success, it was a massively inspirational work. By the time of this April 1974 broadcast, Captain Beefheart - and the 29th incarnation in a long line of ever-mutating Magic Bands - had reverted to more traditionally-structured compositions. The touring band included some highly revered players including reedsman Del Simmons, guitarists Dean Smith and Fuzzy Fuscaldo, bassist Paul Uhrig, and drummer Ty Grimes. Caught live in Kansas City, Beefheart was amidst an extensive US tour promoting his eighth album, 'Unconditionally Guaranteed'. The album does indeed feature some of Beefheart's most overtly commercial songs - including Upon The My-O-My and This Is The Day. Many of the album's lyrics were declarations of love in honour of Don's wife - and by now co-composer - Jan Van Vliet. The often truculent Beefheart is in an unusually upbeat mood throughout and even plays Peaches - another cut drawn from 'Unconditionally...' - twice. Also included in the set are a version of the 1925 jazz standard Sweet Georgia Brown and Blues workouts Be Your Dog and Keep On Rubbing - the latter based in part on Lightnin' Slim's 1957 recording, Mighty Crazy. Delving into his own back-catalogue Beefheart also essays versions of Abba Zaba, Mirror Man, and Crazy Little Thing.

Captain Beefheart - Live 1966-67 $17.98
2CD set 1966/7 live material sees Beefheart & co emerge from their blues-based beginnings & evolve into something far stranger

Philip Catherine - New Folks $16.98
2014 full length from the acclaimed jazz guitarist. Includes a cover of McCartney's Jenny Wren. Edel

Cluster - One Hour $17.98

Chick Corea - Trilogy $21.98
TRILOGY is a triple-CD set recorded live around the world with his spectacularly virtuosic trio featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, both star leaders in their own right (and previously the rhythmic backbone in Corea's Five Peace Band). A marvel of live recorded sound, particularly for having been captured in multiple stops on the road, Trilogy sees the trio reinvent classic Corea compositions (such as ''Spain''), as well as previously unreleased originals (''Piano Sonata: The Moon'').

Ivor Cutler - Vol. 2-Life in a Scotch Sitting Room $19.98
2014 collection from the late Scottish songwriter, poet and humorist. From his early Jazz outings to his work with The Beatles, Soft Machine and a host of other luminaries, to his amazing continued output of Poetry and Stories, to his recordings on Creation - Mr. Cutler has for decades been the secret star of whatever literary vanguard Britain possesses!

Bob Drake - Lawn Ornaments $16.98

Judy Dyble - Talking with Strangers $16.98

FIREBALLET - Night on Bald Mountain $16.98
FIREBALLET - Two Too $16.98

Flat Earth Society - 13 $16.98
This new album, conveniently called 13, serves up an usual unusual portion of gas, chaos, and chazz. The album contains 13 new pieces, some more instrumental than others. The musical journey defies varying landscapes and weather conditions, the orchestra remains as fresh as ever, the music is their pocketknife and compass, and the words are profoundly deep. Performed at the Rochester Jazz Festival in June!

Freak Kitchen - Cooking with Pagans $16.98
It has been 5 years since Freak Kitchen graced us with a new album. Since the release of 2009's LAND OF THE FREAKS, the band has toured the world making stops in Europe, USA, and Asia along the way. Finally the band was able to settle down in their home base of Sweden to record the long awaited follow up COOKING WITH PAGANS. The album finds the band collaborating with Blacksad comic book creator and former Disney animator Juanjo Guarnido. In addition to creating the amazing packaging for the album, Mr. Guarnido has created an incredible animated video to support the album release. FREAK KITCHEN consists of world renowned guitarist Mattias IA Eklundh, bassist Christer Ortefors and drummer Bjorn Fryklund, The trio offers an intense blend of progressive metal and rock, often served up with a wicked dose of humor. RIYL Frank Zappa, Steve Vai, and Bumblefoot.

Grateful Dead - Wake Up to Find Out: Nassau Coliseum Uniondale Ny $34.98
The legendary show with saxophonist Branford Marsalis, A deluxe three-disc set. Recorded on 3/29/90 at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, Branford is featured on 1 song in first set, and then throughout entire second set.

Harald Grosskopf - Oceanheart $17.98
Harald Grosskopf - Synthesist $17.98

Trilok Gurtu - Crazy Saints & Believe $18.98
2 CD Set. When ""Crazy Saints"" was released, he announced ""'No more east or west!' Loathe when exotic spices suppliers take over the growing musical ethno-supermarket. Indian culture as sounding curry? No thanks. ""Crazy Saints"" once again presented his mother, who was a well-known singer in India. Pat Metheny, Joe Zawinul as well as two world-renowned Jazz names also appeared on the album, undoubtedly attracting additional attention. It was key that he had found a like-minded aesthetic in a musician such as Zawinul. ""Crazy Saints"" and ""Believe"" document a changing period, in which Gurtu newly orientated himself. The bonus tracks (a live recording from Radio Bremen, recorded between both studio productions) particularly prove, that jazz during this particular time was still a crucial component of his music. This changed in the time that followed. He feels the often testified sincerity of jazz as the opposite, as constricting. Two original albums by Trilok Gurtu kicking off the new series Collectors Premium Jazz"" Digitally remastered 2 CD Deluxe Edition Digipak with new liner notes Included bonus tracks

Justin Hayward - Spirits: Live - Live at the Buckhead Theater Atl $16.98
2014 solo live release from the legendary singer/songwriter best known for his work with The Moody Blues. In autumn 2013 Justin Hayward embarked on a tour of the American East Coast following the release of his album SPIRITS OF THE WESTERN SKY. It would mark only the second time in his long and illustrious career that he would tour as a solo artist. The shows combined tracks from the SPIRITS... album alongside a mix of classic and rarely heard Moody Blues songs and Justin's worldwide hit 'Forever Autumn'. The final night of the tour at Atlanta's landmark Buckhead Theatre was captured for this release.

Jimi Hendrix - Cry of Love $13.98
Digitally remastered edition of this posthumous album released shortly after the guitarist's death. Released in 1971, THE CRY OF LOVE revealed the new music Hendrix had been preparing for FIRST RAYS OF THE NEW RISING SUN, the ambitious double album the guitarist was working on at the time of his death. The album was compiled and mixed by Hendrix's longtime engineer Eddie Kramer and drummer Mitch Mitchell. Now available for the first time on CD, fans can own THE CRY OF LOVE, remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog masters.

Jimi Hendrix - Rainbow Bridge $13.98
Digitally remastered edition of this 1971 album released shortly after the legendary guitarist's death. In late 1971, RAINBOW BRIDGE premiered signature classics such as "Dolly Dagger" and further outlined the exciting new creative direction in which Hendrix had steered his music. The album was compiled and mixed by Hendrix s longtime engineer Eddie Kramer and drummer Mitch Mitchell. Now available on CD, fans can own RAINBOW BRIDGE, remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog masters.

Iron Butterfly - Live at the Galaxy la July 1967 $17.98

Iron Butterfly - Live in Copenhagen 1971 $16.98
The third in a series of vintage live albums from space rock powerhouse band Iron Butterfly captured here at the peak of their popularity and powers! This show features mindblowing renditions of the classic rock anthems ''Easy Rider'' and ''In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida'' and was the final performance of the group's epic tour with then up-and-coming prog act Yes, who join the Butterfly onstage for a live farewell jam session!

Jefferson Airplane - Signe's Farewell: Live at Fillmore Auditorium 66 $16.98
2014 remastered limited edition release. Another very rare glimpse into the original Jefferson Airplane with the stellar Signe's Farewell-Live At The Fillmore 10/15/66. This wonderful installment is the last Airplane performance with Signe Anderson at Bill Graham's famed auditorium. It features early Airplane classics like High Flyin' Bird, Runnin' Around The World, Donovan's Fat Angel, and Signe's stellar Chauffeur Blues. Soon after Grace Slick joined the band & the rest is history. This stunning historical package also includes first time sitting photos from the lens of the legendary Herb Greene (Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane).

Kansas - 70S: Kansas $9.98

Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess $15.98
After releasing memorable acoustic albums in the '60s,Ramsey Lewis headed in a new musical direction in the '70s with Maurice White and other members of Earth,Wind & Fire in tow. This undisputed 1974 jazz classic is now available for the first time as an expanded CD release with all of the original album tracks ( Sun Goddess: Living for the City: Love Song: Jungle Strut: Hot Dawgit: Tambura ,and Gemini Rising ) plus the U.S. and U.K. 7" versions of the title track and the U.S. 7" version of Jungle Strut ! Funkytown Grooves.

Rhys Marsh - Blue Hour $16.98

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood - Juice $15.98
The ever-evolving, genre-defying collaboration between Medeski Martin & Wood and John Scofield continues to flourish. Since first convening almost 17 years ago, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood's kinship both onstage and off has fostered an escalating degree of musical interplay, exquisitely captured on Juice- their third studio album available, via Medeski Martin & Wood's lndirecto imprint. JUICE combines the group's signature grooves with a newfound lyrical melodicism over a program of original compositions and four covers - including a powerful hymn-like version of Bob Dylan's ''The Times They Are A-Changin''' and a dizzying dub deconstruction of Cream's ''Sunshine of Your Love.'' Throughout, JUICE showcases the quartet's dynamic interplay and razor-sharp improvisational acumen. ''Reacting to each other is really what it's about,'' says Scofield, ''and that's what makes this music work. We've gotten to the point where we can come together and make something that is identifiable and organic, yet it's growing and changing all the time.''

Van Morrison - 60S: Van Morrison $9.98

Van Morrison - Glorious Decade $20.98
From his Them years to Astral Weeks,Moondance and beyond,this two-hour documentary chronicles an astonishingly fertile period in Van's long career. Rare interviews,new assessments and precious footage paint a vivid portrait of Morrison's prime: among the songs featured: Gloria: Brown Eyed Girl: Domino: Caravan: Moondance: Tupelo Honey: Wild Night: And It Stoned Me: Jackie Wilson Said ,and more! Pride.

Pendragon - Overture 1984-96 $15.98

Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls $16.98

Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music: First Full Instrumental Versi $16.98

The Residents - Marching to the See $13.98
Celebrate four decades of unbridled creativity w/highlights from the 'The Wonder of Weird' 40th anniversary tour

Roedelius - Flieg Vogel Fliege $17.98

Ravi Shankar - Night at St. John the Divine-Nine Decades-4 $21.98

Julie Slick - Fourth Dementia $14.98

Wadada Leo Smith - Great Lakes Suite 2 CD Set $22.98

Michael Stanley - Cabin Fever Remastered $15.98
Michael Stanley - Freinds & LegendsRemastered $15.98
Michael Stanley - Greatest HintsRemastered $15.98
Michael Stanley - Ladies ChoiceRemastered $15.98
Michael Stanley - Michael StanleyRemastered $15.98
Michael Stanley - You Break It You Bought ItRemastered $15.98

Stephen Stills - Bread & Roses Festival 4th September 1978 $17.98
A classic live radio broadcast of a Stills acoustic performance with Hoyt Axton at Mimi Farina's Bread and Roses Folk Festival at Berkeley's Greek Theater in September of 1978.

Supernal Endgame - Touch the Sky: Volume II $13.98

Loudon Wainright III - Haven't Got the Blues (Yet) $15.98
'Where does one go after death n' decay?'' asks Loudon Wainwright, contemplating the genesis of his new LP, HAVEN'T GOT THE BLUES (YET). The answer: ''Alternate side street parking, of course!'' The follow up to 2012's acclaimed OLDER THAN MY OLD MAN NOW is a 14-song, genre-busting collection of sharp, poignant songs about depression, drinking, senior citizenship, gun control, heartbreak, pet ownership and yes, New York City's arcane practice of alternate side parking. HAVEN'T GOT THE BLUES (YET) features fourteen original songs written by Loudon, and was produced by his long-time musical collaborator David Mansfield, who also backed Loudon on 2010's Grammy-winning HIGH WIDE & HANDSOME-THE CHARLIE POOLE PROJECT.

Rick Wakeman - Journey to the Centre of the Earth $16.98
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of his landmark concept album, Rick Wakeman presents the repackaged, re-recorded, extended JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH. Based on the novel by Jules Verne, which will also mark its 150th anniversary in 2014, the album is one of the rock era's landmark achievements - a record that sold 15 million copies and rewrote the rules.

Rick Wakeman - Return to the Centre of the Earth $16.98
Originally released in 1999 as a sequel to JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, the album has been out of print and unavailable for many years. RETURN TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH has been re-issued to complement the newly extended and re-recorded edition of JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, and comes beautifully packaged as a 180g heavyweight gatefold LP and a digi pack CD, both complete with new, original artwork from legendary artist Roger Dean.

Rick Wakeman - Rick Wakeman's Criminal Record $14.98
Rick Wakeman was always something of a maverick within the proggy confines of Yes, so it's no surprise that for his sixth solo release - recorded right after he rejoined Yes in 1977, he turned to the transgressive subjects of crime, punishment and villainy. And he got his just desserts - CRIMINAL RECORD hit the charts in both the U.S. and U.K., where it went Top 30, and remains a favorite among his fanbase. Both Alan White and Chris Squire play on the record, which features the same church organ from St. Martin's church in Vevey, Switzerland used on the Yes album GOING FOR THE ONE to great effect. Oddly, this standout record from Wakeman's catalog has only been available domestically on a limited-edition, long out-of-print CD. This reissue adds notes by Bill Kopp and includes the text from the inner sleeve, which sets the stage for each song with scholarly notes on such charming subjects as the guillotine.

White Willow - Terminal Twilight $16.98
6th album from legendary Norwegian prog rock ensemble White Willow, critically acclaimed concept album taking inspiration from author J.G. Ballard.

Johnny Winter - Live Bootleg Series: 11 $16.98
The Texas blues-guitar titan takes on tunes by Taj Mahal,Jimmy Reed,Muddy Waters and more on this new installment in his Live Bootleg series. This limited-edition release comes to you here on either CD or 180-gram clear vinyl,and each edition comes with words of ardent praise for Johnny by Charlie Daniels,Vince Gill and Muddy himself. Turn this up: Winter's rockin' live renditions of E-Z Rider: Boot Hill: Long Distance Call: Baby What's Wrong: She Moves Me: Rollin' and Tumblin' ,and more! Friday Music.

Johnny Winter - Step Back $16.98
2014 final recordings from the late blues guitarist Johnny Winter. STEP BACK features an amazing list of musical guests including Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Joe Perry, Billy Gibbons, Brian Setzer & more taking Johnny back to a more aggressive style of blues, one that helped shaped the musical icon. Produced by Paul Nelson, STEP BACK showcases classic songs that were inspiring to Johnny Winter.

Wobbler - Afterglow $16.98
Wobbler - Rites at Dawn $16.98



DVDs

Bachman, Randy - Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells a Story DVD $19.98
The famed guitarist/singer for the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive is as busy as ever today. Listen on CD or watch on DVD as Randy rocks the crowd on his 2013 tour: the DVD boasts 85 minutes of music in 5.1 surround sound: the Guess Who hits American Woman: No Time: These Eyes: Undun: Laughing : BTO hits Takin' Care of Business: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet: Let It Ride ,and more! Universal.

Bowie, David - Becoming Bowie DVD $23.98
When, in 1969, David Bowie had his first UK hit with 'Space Oddity', at the time it was largely viewed as a moon-landing novelty record and so it didn't take long for the populace at large to forget all about this ""one-hit-wonder"" when the event it was allegedly released to ""cash-in"" on had been and gone. But when, a few years hence, this same performer appeared on prime time television looking like something that might have hijacked the very spaceship he had sung about almost three years before, the hipper viewers sat up and took notice. And those with an enquiring mind would have discovered that David Bowie had been making records since 1964, had already been in more groups and had more images than just about any other performer since the dawn of rock, and following his debut hit, had released three quite remarkable albums. This 2 DVD set tells the complete, incredible story of the making of David Bowie. From his very first recordings made under his real name of David Jones (with his group of the time, The King Bees) up to the release of his enormously influential breakthrough record Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars, the entire build-up to Bowie's enormous success is here dissected. Disc one features a 90 minute documentary film which investigates the period in question and features archive footage, contributions from those who worked alongside Bowie through this era plus exclusive interviews, news clips and much more. Disc two features filmed interviews with David recorded at different stages of his career, during which the man himself relays this exciting time from his own perspective. Finished in deluxe 6-panel digi-packaging, this double disc set is destined to become the standard work on this defining period in David Bowie's long and illustrious career.

Captain Beefheart & Frank Zappa - Beefheart Vs. Zappa: When Don Met Frank DVD $25.98
Two of the most iconoclastic,idiosyncratic,wickedly talented figures in rock met in California in their youth,making musical and artistic discoveries together before going their own ways and forming two utterly unique bands: the Mothers of Invention and the Magic Band. It's a testament to the undeniable genius of each that they compelled typically conservative record labels to release their recordings. This 2-DVD set is an unprecedented document of Don Van Vliet and Frank Vincent Zappa,one of the oddest couples in rock history! Chrome Dreams.

Hayward, Justin - Spirits: Live-Live at the Buckhead Theater Atl DVD $16.98
2014 solo live release from the legendary singer/songwriter best known for his work with The Moody Blues. In autumn 2013 Justin Hayward embarked on a tour of the American East Coast following the release of his album SPIRITS OF THE WESTERN SKY. It would mark only the second time in his long and illustrious career that he would tour as a solo artist. The shows combined tracks from the SPIRITS... album alongside a mix of classic and rarely heard Moody Blues songs and Justin's worldwide hit 'Forever Autumn'. The final night of the tour at Atlanta's landmark Buckhead Theatre was captured for this release.

Hunter, Ian - Strings Attached DVD $20.98

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson - Thick As a Brick Live in Iceland DVD $16.98
Jethro Tull's famous concept album THICK AS A BRICK was originally released in 1972 and featured one continuous track spread across two sides of an LP telling the story of a young boy called Gerald Bostock. 40 years later in 2012, Jethro Tull's founder and leader Ian Anderson created THICK AS A BRICK 2: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GERALD BOSTOCK?. Following this release Ian Anderson took both albums on the road to perform the complete story of Gerald Bostock and this concert from the tour was filmed in Iceland. The show combines music, video screens and mime to bring Gerald's tale to life as never before and create the definitive presentation of THICK AS A BRICK.US tour starts Sept 2014.

Vaughah, Stevie Ray - Rise of a Texas Bluesman 1954-1 DVD $18.98
In the early 1970s a young guitarist from Austin, Texas began to make his name on the local blues circuit, committed as he was to a musical form many thought outdated. A decade on, that same guitarist became an international superstar. A player of passion, energy and awe-inspiring technical virtuosity, Stevie Ray Vaughan not only brought the blues heritage of his home state to a global audience, he reinvigorated the genre itself, introducing it to a new generation of listeners in the process. This film reveals and dissects the formative years of Stevie Ray Vaughan's career - his influences, his first recordings and the bands with whom he honed his craft - and traces the history of Texas blues itself, identifying Vaughan's place within this larger tradition. It is the journey of both a musical form and the single-minded musician who brought it firmly back into the spotlight after decades of neglect. Featuring rare archive footage, exclusive interviews, contributions from the musicians with whom Stevie Ray worked and the people who knew him best, seldom seen photographs and a host of other features which all at once provide for the finest document on the celebrated late guitarist yet to emerge.

Weir, Bob & Various Artists - Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash 2005 DVD $15.98
This DVD marks Bob Weir and RatDog's first officially sanctioned appearance on a commercially released DVD. Shot just days after what would have been Jerry Garcia's 63rd birthday and just prior to the anniversary of his passing at Sunshine Daydream Farm's



Blu-Rays

Hayward, Justin - Spirits: Live-Live at the Buckhead Theater Atl Blu-Ray $18.98
Blu-Ray pressing.2014 solo live release from the legendary singer/songwriter best known for his work with The Moody Blues. In autumn 2013 Justin Hayward embarked on a tour of the American East Coast following the release of his album SPIRITS OF THE WESTERN SKY. It would mark only the second time in his long and illustrious career that he would tour as a solo artist. The shows combined tracks from the SPIRITS... album alongside a mix of classic and rarely heard Moody Blues songs and Justin's worldwide hit 'Forever Autumn'. The final night of the tour at Atlanta's landmark Buckhead Theatre was captured for this release.

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson - Thick As a Brick Live in Iceland Blu-Ray $18.98
Jethro Tull's famous concept album THICK AS A BRICK was originally released in 1972 and featured one continuous track spread across two sides of an LP telling the story of a young boy called Gerald Bostock. 40 years later in 2012, Jethro Tull's founder and leader Ian Anderson created THICK AS A BRICK 2: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GERALD BOSTOCK?. Following this release Ian Anderson took both albums on the road to perform the complete story of Gerald Bostock and this concert from the tour was filmed in Iceland. The show combines music, video screens and mime to bring Gerald's tale to life as never before and create the definitive presentation of THICK AS A BRICK.US tour starts Sept 2014.

Various Artists - Woodstock: 40th Anniversary (Limited Edition) Blu-Ray $36.98
Revisit the legendary three-day, non-stop music festival held on Max Yasger's farm in Bethel, New York back in the summer of 1969. Half a million people there embraced the music while spreading the ideology of peace. The "flower children" sat through torrential downpours and endured shortages of food, but suffered no shortage of incredible performances from such icons as Jim Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jefferson Airplane, Joe Cocker and many more. Now more than 40 years later, the impactful concert returns in a multi-disc, blu-ray set. 3 Discs. 1969/color/3 hrs., 44 min/NR.widescreen.




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# 632

September 6, 2014

 


Hi, all!

Today's newsletter is a special sale newsletter. It could be described as a 'stash sale.' However, it's not my stash. I've chosen to call this sale "The Anonymous Collection." Anonymous, who is one of your fellow Artist Shop Newsletter subscribers, has decided that he now has more music in his collection than he can ever listen to in a lifetime and has decided to break the ties to a large part of it while donating a portion of the proceeds to charity [and hopefully make room for new CDs!]. In his mother's memory, part of that will go to the American Cancer Society. Also benefiting will be the St. Jude Children's Reasearch Hospital and the Unicef International Children's Fund.

Below you'll find a list of books and CDs for sale. Anonymous is a real progressive music fan and the majority of the CDs from his collection are imports. As you browse the CDs, it may occur to you that the list is not what you might call 'alphabetically diverse.' Basically this is a VERY large collection and I've only made my way through the As, Bs and Cs. And I haven't even gotten to the DVDs yet!!! This will take quite a while to go through, but here's the start. Below is a list of books and CDs being let go at a nice price. You'll also find this list posted at http://www.artist-shop.com/sale.htm .  I should mention that for each title below, there is only ONE copy available.   So if you see something you want, let me know right away.

If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.

 

The Anonymous Collection


Books

ABBA - Abba - The complete guide to their music ....Book $12
ABBA - Abba - Unplugged ....Book $12
Avant Rock - Avant Rock - Experimental music from the Beatles to Bjork ....Book $12
Beatles - The Beatles diary - Volume 2: After the breakup '70-'01 ....Book $12
Beck, Jeff Group - Truth!... : Rod Stewart, Ron Wood & Jeff Beck ....Book $12
Bowie, David - Bowie in Berlin - A new career in a new town ....Book $12
Bowie, David - We could be heroes - The stories behind every David Bowie song ....Book $12
Bruce, Jack - Jack Bruce - Composing himself ....Book $12
Bryan Ferry - Olympia Tour programme ....Book $12
Bush, Kate - The secret history of Kate Bush (& the strange art of Pop) ....Book $12
Clapton, Eric - Eric Clapton - The complete guide to his music ....Book $12
Cocker, Joe - Joe Cocker - The authorized biography ....Book $12
Coryell, Larry - Improvising - My life in music ....Book $12
De Burgh, Chris - Chris De Burgh - From spark to a flame ....Book $12
De Burgh, Chris - Chris De Burgh - The authorized biography ....Book $12
Doors - The Doors ....Book $12
Drake, Nick - Nick Drake - The biography ....Book $12
Egg - Copious notes - The inside story of Egg, Uriel, Arzachel & The Ottawa Company ....Book $12
Eno, Brian - Brian Eno - His music & the vertical color of sound ....Book $12

Folk Rock - Eight miles high: Folk-Rock's flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock ....Book $12
Gabriel, Peter - The secret life of Peter Gabriel ....Book $12
Genesis - Counting out time - Genesis, The worldwide discography (Volume 1) ....Book $12
Genesis - Genesis - Behind the lines '67-'07 ....Book $12
Genesis - Genesis - The complete guide to their music ....Book $12
Hendrix, Jimi - Jimi Hendrix - The Complete Guide to His Music ....Book $12
Jarrett, Keith - Keith Jarrett - The man & his music ....Book $12
Jazz - The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz (3rd Edition) ....Book $12
Jazz - The illustrated encyclopedia of Jazz (2nd Edition) ....Book $12
Jazz - What to listen for in Jazz + CD ....Book $12
Jazz Rock - A brief history of Jazz Rock ....Book $12
Jefferson Airplane - Got a revolution - The turbulent flight of Jefferson Airplane ....Book $12
John, Elton - Elton John: The visual documentary ....Book $12

Knebworth - Knebworth Programme - Genesis, Brand X, Devo, etc. ....Book $12
Krautrock - Krautrock & "Kosmishe" Music ....Book $12
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin - The Complete Gude to Their Music ....Book $12
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin - The story behind the band & their music '68-'80 ....Book $12
Manfred Mann - Mannerisms - The five phases of Manfred Mann ....Book $12
Marillion - Art Print Marillion Marbles ....Art Print $12
Marillion - Art Print variation on Script for a Jester's Tear album cover - autographed by band members ....Art Print $24
Marillion - Marillion: In words & pictures ....Book $12

Pink Floyd - Another brick in the wall - The stories behind every Pink Floyd song ....Book $12
Pink Floyd - Pink Floyd - A visual documentary ....Book $12
Police - Walking on the Moon - The untold story of The Police & the rise of New Wave Rock ....Book $12
Progressive - Essential mini-guide to Progressive Rock past & present - 40 yrs of history '66-'06 ....Book $12
Progressive - Rock Progresivo Italiano - The complete discography + CD ....Book $12
Queen - Queen - The new visual documentary ....Book $12
Queen - Queen, The early years ....Book $12
Rock - Love is the song we sing - San Francisco nuggets '65-'70 ....Book $12
Rock - Rock Andaluz - Una discografia (SPANISH) ....Book $12
Rock - The Haight-Ashbury: A history ....Book $12
Rock - The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock (7th Edition) ....Book $12
Rock - The space between the notes: Rock & the counter-culture ....Book $12
Rock - White bicycles - Making music in the '60s ....Book $12
Rock Progressive - Progressive Rock reconsidered ....Book $12
Rock Psychedelic - Turn on your mind - Four decades of great Psychedelic Rock ....Book $12
Rolling Stones - Rolling Stones Complete Discography ....Book $12
Roxy Music - Re-make / Re-model: Becoming Roxy Music ....Book $12
Santana, Carlos - Carlos Santana - Back on top ....Book $12
Schulze, Klaus - Klaus Schulze: Electronic music legend ....Book $12
Stewart, Rod - Rod Stewart - The new biography ....Book $12
Stewart, Rod - Rod Stewart - The visual documentary ....Book $12
Summers, Andy - One train later ....Book $12
Taylor, James - Long ago & far away - James Taylor, his life and music ....Book $12

U2 - U2 - The complete guide to their music ....Book $12
U2 - U2 by U2 ....Book $12
Velvet Undergound - The Velvet Underground, an Illustrated history of A walk on the wild side ....Book $12
Velvet Undergourd - Seeing the light - Inside The Velvet Underground ....Book $12
Who - Anyway, anyhow, anywhere - The complete chronicle of The Who ....Book $12
Who - The Who - The complete guide to their music ....Book $12
Winwood, Steve - Steve Winwood - Roll with it ....Book $12
Yardbirds - The Yardbirds ....Book $12
Yes - Close to the edge - The story of Yes ....Book $12
Zappa, Frank - Frank Zappa - The complete guide to his music ....Book $12



CDs

Mick Abrahams - Mick Abrahams ....CD $9
Mick Abrahams - See My Way ....CD $9
Absolute Zero (Pip Pyle) - Alive in the Basement ....CD $9
Absolute Zero (Pip Pyle) - Crashing Icons ....CD $9
After Crying - 6 ....CD $9
After Crying - De Profundis ....CD $9
After Crying - Fold es eg ....CD $9
After Crying - Overground Music ....CD $9
After Crying - Show ....CD $9
Agitation Free - Fragments ....CD $9
Agitation Free - Other Sides of ....CD $9
Agitation Free - River of Return ....CD $9
Agora - 2 ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - C.u. ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Complete Guitarist ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - From the Basement ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Heartware ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Jan Akkerman ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Noise of Art ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Oil in the Family ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Pleasure Point ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Profile ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman - Puccini's Cafe ....CD $9
Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux - Eli ....CD $9
Roy Albrighton - The Follies of Ruper Treacle ....CD $9
Alesini & Andreoni (+ Sylvian / Jansen / Karn / Torn) - Marco Polo Ii ....CD $9
Daevid Allen - Now is the Happiest Time of Your Life ....CD $9
Alphataurus - Alphataurus ....CD $9
Altair - Altair ....CD $9
Altair - Fantasias Y Danzas ....CD $9
Sergio Alvarez - Pasaje a La Revelacion ....CD $9
Vicente Amigo - Ciudad De Las Ideas ....CD $9
Vicente Amigo - De Mi Corazon Al Aire ....CD $9
Vicente Amigo - Paseo De Gracia ....CD $9
Vicente Amigo - Poeta ....CD $9
Vicente Amigo - Vivencias Imaginadas ....CD $9
Amon Duul Ii - Carnival in Babylon ....CD $9
Amon Duul Ii - Made in Germany (Comp) ....CD $9
Amon Duul Ii - Pyragony X ....CD $9
Amon Duul Ii - Surrounded by Bars ....CD $9
Amon Duul Ii - Vive La Trance ....CD $9
Amon Duul Ii - Wolf City ....CD $9
Andromeda - Definitive Collection (2d) ....double CD $15
Anglagard - Buried Alive ....CD $9
Anyone's Daughter - Danger World ....CD $9
Anyone's Daughter - Piktors Verwandlungen ....CD $9
Anyone's Daughter - Requested Documents, Live (2d) ....double CD $15
Area - Gli Dei Se Ne Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano! ....CD $9
Area - International Popular Groupbox (Book + Cd) ....CD + Book $15
Arena - Breakfast in Biarritz (2d) ....double CD $15
Arena - Contagion ....CD $9
Arena - Contagious ....CD $9
Arena - Contagium ....CD $9
Arena - Cry, The ....CD $9
Arena - Inmortal? ....CD $9
Arena - Live ....CD $9
Arena - Pepper's Ghost ....CD $9
Arena - Pride ....CD $9
Arena - Songs from the Lion's Cage ....CD $9
Arena - Visitor ....CD $9
Arena - Welcome to the Stage ....CD $9
Arti & Mestieri - Estrazioni ....CD $9
Arti & Mestieri - Murales ....CD $9
Ash Ra Tempel (Manuel Gottsching) - Ash Ra Tempel ....CD $9
Ash Ra Tempel (Manuel Gottsching) - Seven Up ....CD $9
Ashra (Manuel Gottsching) - Tropical Heat ....CD $9
Ashra (Manuel Gottsching) - Walkin' the Desert ....CD $9
Asturias - Bird Eyes View ....CD $9
Average White Band - The Best of ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers - Bananamour ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers - Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers - Rainbow Takeaway ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers - Sweet Deceiver ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers - Too Old to Die Young ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers - Whatevershenbringwesing ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers & the Whole World - Shooting at the Moon ....CD $9
Kevin Ayers, Cale, Eno & Nico - June 1, '74 ....CD $9
Azabache - Dias De Luna ....CD $9

Balleto Di Bronzo - Ys ....CD $9
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Io Sono ....CD $9
Banda Elastica - Ai Tencargo ....CD $9
Banda Elastica - Banda Elastica 2 ....CD $9
Banda Elastica - Catalogo De Tiraderos ....CD $9
Nik Bartsch - Hishiryo, Piano Solo ....CD $9
Nik Bartsch - Ronin: Live '12 (2d) ....double CD $15
Colin Bass (Camel) - Live, Polskie Radio 3 (2d) ....double CD $15
Colin Bass (Camel) - Planetarium (W/Jozef Skrzek) ....CD $9
Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten & Steven Bailey) - Bass Extremes 2 ....CD $9
Bass Extremes (Victor Wooten & Steven Bailey) - Just Add Water ....CD $9
Greg Bendian - Interzone: Myriad ....CD $9
Greg Bendian - Requiem for Jack Kirby ....CD $9
Jeff Berlin - Aneurythms ("Ace of Bass") ....CD $9
Bi Kyo Ran - A Violent Music ....CD $9
Bi Kyo Ran - Bi Kyo Ran ....CD $9
Greg Bissonnette - Gregg Bissonnette ....CD $9
Ketil Bjornstad - Remembrance ....CD $9
Blackfield (Steve Wilson) - Welcome to My Dna ....CD $9
Blocco Mentale - Poa ....CD $9
Blodwyn Pig (Mick Abrahams, Jack Lancaster) - Ahead Rings Out ....CD $9
Blodwyn Pig (Mick Abrahams, Jack Lancaster) - Getting to This ....CD $9
Blodwyn Pig (Mick Abrahams, Jack Lancaster) - The Basement Tapes ....CD $9
Blue Motion (Circus) - Blue Motion ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Carillons ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Infini ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Jeux De Nains ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - La Boite a Musique ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Nomades ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Offrande ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Parfum D'etoiles ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Rituel ....CD $9
Jean-pascal Boffo - Vu Du Ciel ....CD $9
Graham Bond - Holy Magick + We Put Our Magick on You ....CD $9
Graham Bond - Sound of '65 + There's a Bond Between Us ....CD $9
Bondage Fruit - Skin ....CD $9
Eduardo Bort - Bort ....CD $9
David Bowie - Best of Bowie 3cd ....triple CD $19
David Bowie - Live (2d) ....double CD $15
Tim Bowness & Peter Chilvers - California Norfolk ....CD $9
Boxhead Ensemble - Dutch Harbor (Soundtrack) ....CD $9
Boxhead Ensemble - Niagara Falls ....CD $9
Boxhead Ensemble - The Last Place to Go ....CD $9
Boxhead Ensemble - Two Brothers ....CD $9
Terry Bozzio & Billy Sheehan - Nine Short Films ....CD $9
Brainticket - Adventure ....CD $9
Brainticket - Alchemic Universe ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - Selections from the Symphonies ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - Songs '77-'79 ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 3 ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 5 ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 6 ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - Symphony No. 8 & 10 ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - The Ascension ....CD $9
Glenn Branca - The World Upside Down ....CD $9
Broselmachine - Broselmachine ....CD $9
Jack Bruce - Somethin Els ....CD $9
Bill Bruford - Go Between (W/New Percussion Group of Amsterdam) ....CD $9
Bill Bruford - Gradually Going Tornado ....CD $9
Bill Bruford - If Summer Had Its Ghosts (W/Ralph Towner) ....CD $9
Bill Bruford & the World Drummers Ensemble - A Coat of Many Colors [Dual Disc] ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - A Part, and Yet Apart ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - All Heaven Broke Loose ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Dig? ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Earthworks ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Random Acts of Hapiness (Live) ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Stamping Ground (Live) ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - The Sound of Surprise ....CD $9
Bill Bruford's Earthworks - Underground Orchestra 2cd ....double CD $15
Bunny Brunnel - Cafe Au Lait ....CD $9
Bunny Brunnel - For You to Play ....CD $9
Bunny Brunnel - Ivanhoe (W/Chick Corea, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke) ....CD $9
Bunny Brunnel - L.a. Zoo ....CD $9
Bunny Brunnel - Momentum (W/Frank Gambale, Patrick Moraz, John Wackerman) ....CD $9
Bunny Brunnel - Touch (W/Daniel Goyone, Chick Corea) ....CD $9

Cabezas De Cera - ..... Un Segundo ....CD $9
Campo Di Marte - Campo Di Marte ....CD $9
Can - Can ....CD $9
Can - Cannibalism I ....CD $9
Can - Cannibalism Ii ....CD $9
Can - Cannibalism Iii ....CD $9
Can - Delay '68 ....CD $9
Can - Flow Motion ....CD $9
Can - Landed ....CD $9
Can - Phantomband: Nowhere ....CD $9
Can - Rite Time ....CD $9
Can - Sacrilege ....CD $9
Can - Saw Delight ....CD $9
Can - Soon over Babaluma ....CD $9
Can - Unlimited Edition ....CD $9
Juan Manuel Canizares - Suite Iberia ....CD $9
Capitolo 6 - Frutti Per Kagua ....CD $9
Caravan - All over You ....CD $9
Caravan - Better by Far ....CD $9
Caravan - Blind Dog at St. Dunstans ....CD $9
Caravan - Canterbury Comes to London, Live - the Astoria ....CD $9
Caravan - Cunning Stunts ....CD $9
Caravan - Ether Way Peel Sessions '75-'77 ....CD $9
Caravan - Songs for the Oblivion Fishermen ....CD $9
Caravan - Surprise Supplies ....CD $9
Caravan - The Show of Our Lives ....CD $9
Carol of Harvest - Carol of Harvest ....CD $9
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - 5 ....CD $9
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Basse Contra Basse ....CD $9
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Conversations ....CD $9
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Le Band ....CD $9
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Le Band: Play ....CD $9
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood) - Le Band: Rhythm 'n Jazz ....CD $9
Carpe Diem - Cueille Le Jour ....CD $9
Carpe Diem - En Regardant Passer Le Temps ....CD $9
Casiopea - 20th Anniversary, Best Of… (2) ....double CD $15
Casiopea - Main Gate ....CD $9
Casiopea - We Want More ....CD $9
Cast - Al-bandaluz (2d) ....double CD $15
Cast - Angels & Demons ....CD $9
Cast - Beyond Reality ....CD $9
Cast - Endless Signs ....CD $9
Cast - Four Aces ....CD $9
Cast - Imaginary Window ....CD $9
Cast - Landing in a Serious Mind ....CD $9
Cast - Legacy ....CD $9
Cast - Mosaique (2d) ....double CD $15
Cast - Nimbus ....CD $9
Cast - Originallis (2d) ....double CD $15
Cast - Sounds of Imagination ....CD $9
Cast - Third Call ....CD $9
Catapilla - Changes ....CD $9
Philip Catherine - Blue Prince ....CD $9
Philip Catherine - Guitar Groove ....CD $9
Philip Catherine - Quartet: Live ....CD $9
Philip Catherine - Summer Night ....CD $9
Celeste - I Suoni in Una Sfera ....CD $9
Dennis Chambers - Extraction (W/Greg Howe, Victor Wooten) ....CD $9
Dennis Chambers - Graffitti ....CD $9
Cherry Five [Goblin] - Cherry Five ....CD $9
Cluster - Klopfzeichen ....CD $9
Cluster - Live Usa - First Encounter Tour 1996 ....CD $9
Cluster - Zwei-osterei ....CD $9
Vinny Colaiuta - Jing-chi ....CD $9
Vinny Colaiuta - Jing-chi Live ....CD $9
Collage - Basnie ....CD $9
Collage - Changes ....CD $9
Collage - Moonshine ....CD $9
Collage - Safe ....CD $9
Conspiracy (Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood) - The Unknown ....CD $9
Contraction - Contraction ....CD $9
Chick Corea - Akoustic Band ....CD $9
Chick Corea - Akoustic Band: Summer Night Live ....CD $9
Chick Corea - Elektric Band: to the Stars ....CD $9
Chick Corea - Elektrik Band ....CD $9
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck - The Enchantment ....CD $9
Corte Dei Miracoli - Corte Dei Miracoli ....CD $9
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Box Set (6 Cds + Booklet) ....6 CD Box Set $35
David Cross (King Crimson) - Exiles [+ Bonus Track] ....CD $9
Vedres Csaba (After Crying) - Lelektanc ....CD $9
Vedres Csaba (After Crying) - Mire Megvirrad, Stanislawski Dalok ....CD $9
Vedres Csaba (After Crying) - Townscream: Nagyvarosi ....CD $9
Curved Air - Masters from the Vaults ....CD $9
Curved Air - Air Conditioning ....CD $9
Curved Air - Air Cut ....CD $9
Curved Air - Airborne ....CD $9
Curved Air - Alive '90 ....CD $9
Curved Air - Live ....CD $9
Curved Air - Lovechild ....CD $9
Curved Air - Midnight Wire ....CD $9
Curved Air - Phantasmagoria ....CD $9
Curved Air - Second Album ....CD $9
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - La Comtesse De Baton Rouge ....CD $9
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - Omerta La Loi Du Silence (Soundtrack) ....CD $9
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - The Wild Unit 1 ....CD $9
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - The Wild Unit 2 ....CD $9
Michel Cusson (Uzeb) - Wolves (Soundtrack) [No Tray Card] ....CD $7
Danny Seraphine (Chicago) - CTA California Transit Authority ....CD $9



Now you may ask yourself, if those titles are being let go at a 'nice price,' were there also some rarities in the collection that demand a 'not quite as nice price?' And the answer is yes. There are some that are just a few dollars more and some that are 'a bit higher.' If you're interested, here is the list of books by subject followed by a list of the CD artists.


Book Subjects

Akkerman, Jan
Ambient
Banks, Tony
Bowie, David
Bush, Kate
Can
Clapton, Eric
Collins, Phil
Crosby Stills Nash Young
Genesis
Gentle Giant
Hackett, Steve
King Crimson
Krautrock
Nice
Philllips, Anthony
Pink Floyd
Procol Harum
Rock
Rock Progressive
Roxy Music
Rutherford, Mike
Tangerine Dream
Triana
UFO
Yes


CD Artists

Mick Abrahams (Blodwyn Pig, Jethro Tull)
Acqua Fragile
Agora
Jan Akkerman (Focus)
Daevid Allen (Gong)
Alusa Fallax
Sergio Alvarez
Vicente Amigo
Amon Duul II
The Ancient Veil (Eris Pluvia)
Arti & Mestieri (Beppe Crovella, Furio Chirico)
Ash Ra Tempel (Manuel Gottsching)
Ashra (Manuel Gottsching)
Asturias
Kevin Ayers
Azabache
Azahar
Bachdenkel
Balleto Di Bronzo
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banda Elastica
Peter Bardens (Camel)
Baricentro
Martin Barre
Syd Barret
Colin Bass (Camel)
Jeff Berlin (Bruford, Kazumi Watanabe)
Bi Kyo Ran
Biglietto Per L'inferno
Ketil Bjornstad
Bloque
Blue Effect (Modry Efect, M. Efekt)
Bondage Fruit
Bonfire
Brainstorm
Bunny Brunnel (Cab, Didier Lockwood, Chick Corea)
Buon Vecchio Charlie
Burnin' Red Ivanhoe
I Califfi
Dirk "Mont" Campbell (Egg, Hatfield & the North, National Health)
Juan Manuel Canizares
Caravan
Alain Caron (Uzeb, Didier Lockwood)
Alfredo Carrion
Casiopea
Cast (Alfonso Vidales)
Catapilla
Catharsis
Celeste
Cervello
Chac Mool (Jorge Reyes)
Circus (Blue Motion)
Cluster
Coil
Collage
Jean-pierre Como (Sixun)
Companyia Electrica Dharma
Conspiracy (Chris Squire / Billy Sherwood)
Contraction
Cosmic Jokers (Manuel Gottsching, Klaus Schulze, Harold Grosskopf)
David Cross (King Crimson)
Vedres Csaba (After Crying)
Curved Air (Sonja Kristina,Francis Monkman, Stuart Copeland, Darryl Way)
Michel Cusson (Uzeb)


If you're interested in any of those book subjects or CD artists, let me know which and I'll send you a list of titles available. Also, if you're interested in finding out more about the American Cancer Society, the St. Jude Children's Reasearch Hospital and the Unicef International Children's Fund, please check out these websites:

http://www.cancer.org/
http://www.stjude.org/
http://www.unicef.org/




More to come soon!!! Spread the word!

Gary
The Artist Shop
http://www.artist-shop.com
877-856-1158 or 330-929-2056




 

# 631

September 3, 2014

 

Hi, folks,

Today's newsletter has the latest new and future general import releases. If you'd like to order anything you see in today's newsletter, you'll find ordering options at http://www.artist-shop.com/order.htm . Or if you're a regular customer and want to use the info from your last order, feel free to drop me an e-mail with your selections.



Now on to Future Import Releases which you'll find at http://www.artist-shop.com/catalog/imports/preorder.htm




=====Import CD Box Sets=====

Paul Horn - 6 Classic Albums CD $25.95
EU-only four CD set containing six albums from the Jazz great: HOUSE OF HORN, ZEN THE MUSIC OF FRED KATZ, PLENTY OF HORN, SOMETHING BLUE, THE SOUND OF PAUL HORN, and PROFILE OF A JAZZ MUSICIAN.

Pete Seeger - Vol. 2-8 Classic Albums CD $25.95
4 CD set

Wayne Shorter - Original Album Classics CD $39.95
UK three CD set containing a trio of albums from the Jazz great housed in mini LP sleeves and packaged in a slipcase. Includes the albums ATLANTIS , PHANTOM NAVIGATOR and JOY RYDER. Shorter is a true Jazz great, remarkable improviser and composer. Many of his compositions went on to become Jazz standards.

Paul Weller - Paul Weller-Classic Albums Selection CD $49.95
This 2014 five CD set comprises the first quintet of solo albums from the British singer/songwriter and former leader of The Jam and The Style Council.: PAUL WELLER, WILD WOOD, STANLEY ROAD, HEAVY SOUL AND HELIOCENTRIC. This covetable box sets of classic albums represents the first half of the catalog of an exceptional songwriter, guitarist and lyricist. It features some of the his most successful albums and showcases his constant drive to progress as an artist, never afraid to take chances and desire to always stay fresh.

Bill Withers - Original Album Classics CD $48.95
UK five CD set containing a quintet of albums from the Soul singer/songwriter housed in mini LP sleeves and packaged in a slipcase.. Includes the five albums: MAKING MUSIC, NAKED & WARM, MANAGERIE, 'BOUT LOVE and WATCHING YOU WATCHING ME. This covers his material released from the mid-70's through the mid 80's. Included here are the key tracks "Lovely Day”, “Make Love To Your Mind"," Oh Yeah" and " All Because of You."



=====Import CDs=====

Bad Company - Live at Wembley CD $22.95
CD + DVD - Filmed in high definition at London's Wembley Arena in April 2010, this CD and DVD capture Bad Company doing what they do best: playing great songs to packed arenas with fantastic energy. Original members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke, supplemented by Howard Leese on guitars and Lynn Sorensen on bass, deliver a set featuring all the band's classic hits, live fan favourites and some rarely heard gems, to create the ultimate Bad Company live performance. Features all of Bad Co's best loved songs played before an adoring capacity crowd, including 'Feel Like Makin' Love', 'Can't Get Enough', 'Shooting Star', ' 'Movin' On' and many more.

Bakerloo - Bakerloo: Remastered & Expanded Edition CD $26.95
A newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic self-titled 1969 album by BAKERLOO. This Progressive Blues outfit formed in Staffordshire in 1968 and comprised Dave "Clem" Clempson (vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards), Keith Baker (bass) and Terry Poole (drums). Originally known as The Bakerloo Blues Line, the band emerged at the tail end of the British Blues boom, and soon expanded their musical horizons with Clempson's exceptional guitar playing ability at the heart of their live shows. After shortening their name to Bakerloo, the band signed to Birmingham promoter Jim Simpson's Big Bear stable of artists, embarking on "The Big Bear Ffolly Tour" in the Autumn of 1968 with fellow acts Locomotive, Earth (later to change their name to Black Sabbath) and Tea and Symphony. Soon after Bakerloo had the distinction of supporting the newly formed Led Zeppelin at their first gig at The Marquee Club on October 18th 1968. The band signed to Tuesday Productions and recorded a sole eponymous album which was released on Harvest Records in November 1969. A promising live attraction, their career ended when Clem Clempson departed the group to replace James Litherland in Colosseum in 1970. This Esoteric Recordings release has been newly re-mastered and features five bonus tracks (including a B-side of a single and four studio out-takes), a booklet that fully restores the original album artwork and a new essay.

Banda Sinfonica Jovem do Estado de S o Paulo - 1984/ Out There CD $24.95
2 CD Set - Banda Sinfonica of Sao Paolo performs the works of Rick Wakeman

Pete Bardens - Seen on Earth CD $24.95
Digitally remastered edition of this 1987 album. Peter Bardens was the keyboardist and a founding member of the British Progressive Rock group Camel. He played organ, piano, synthesizers and mellotron and wrote songs with Andrew Latimer. Pete was featured on nine Camel albums before he left to do solo work. He enjoyed some great success with SEEN ON EARTH. This is the best that Cinema electronic music releases had to offer in the mid-'80s. Every one of these songs has an interesting element to it - whether it be the keyboard or synthesizer work or the melody or effects that drive them. This was 'Dark Side' for the synthesizer enthusiast.

Pete Bardens - Speed of Light CD $24.95
Digitally remastered edition of this 1988 release. Peter Bardens was the keyboardist and a founding member of the British Progressive Rock group Camel. He played organ, piano, synthesizers and mellotron and wrote songs with Andrew Latimer. Pete was featured on nine Camel albums before he left to do solo work. He enjoyed some great success with SPEED OF LIGHT. Bardens' follow-up to the popular SEEN ON EARTH is a collection of new age instrumentals and sleepy pop songs.

Martin Barre - Order of Play CD $29.95
2014 release from the Jethro Tull guitarist. On ORDER OF PLAY, the band set up just as they were performing a live gig. Every song on the album is a first take. Martin's guitar playing has earned him a high level of respect and recognition; he was voted 25th best solo ever in the USA and 20th best solo ever in the UK for his playing on Jethro Tull's 'Aqualung'. His playing on the album Crest of a Knave earned him a Grammy award in 1988. As well as numerous Jethro Tull albums, Martin has worked with many other artists including Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Gary Moore, Joe Bonamassa and Chris Thompson and has shared a stage with such legends as Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin. As Jethro Tull are taking a long break from touring, Martin has put together a band to play the classic music from the Tull catalog. His band is a total commitment to give the Tull fans and a broader audience the chance to hear tracks not performed for many years.

Bevis Frond - Miasma CD $26.95
The long out of print debut album by The Bevis Frond from 1987 featuring seven additional tracks. Acclaimed in Rolling Stone by David Fricke as "a Hendrix devotee every bit as tough and contemporary as the serrated guitar chorales of Sonic Youth and Pixies."Covered by Teenage Fanclub and Dinosaur Jr among many others, this is a psychedelic pop masterpiece with gorgeous pop overtones. The first of a lengthy re-issue campaign also available on CD/LP with different bonus tracks.Featuring three never before released tracks. Issued in its original sleeve

Big Country - Steeltown CD $32.95
Digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of the 1984 sophomore album by the Scottish quartet, issued to coincide with the 30th anniversary of its original release. STEELTOWN was recorded at ABBA's Polar Studios in Stockholm with Steve Lillywhite producing. It was the band's only UK #1 album, topping the chart for one week in October 1984. This expanded edition features the original album on Disc One and 17 additional tracks on Disc Two including non-album tracks, radio edits, demos and rough mixes.

Joe Bonamassa - Different Shades of Blue CD $35.95
Digipak pressing. GRAMMY-nominated guitar superstar Joe Bonamassa releases his first studio album since 2012 and the first album of his career to feature all original material. The result is a record with more of an experimental edge than previous Bonamassa records. It's a blues record that explores the outer reaches and the many different sounds that shape the genre.

Canned Heat - Live in Europe 1973 CD $22.95
Canned Heat were one of the hardest living and hardest working bands of the late sixties and seventies. Led by the inimitable Bob 'The Bear' Hite, a huge man with a personality to match, their formidable performances established them as one of the greatest white blues bands of all time. This set from the 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival, their only appearance at the esteemed festival, captures them at their peak, and features a guest appearance from the engaging Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown on four tracks. Includes spirited renditions of two of their best known numbers, 'On The Road Again' and 'Let's Work Together', and 8 more hard driving songs. 8 page booklet features liner notes by Michael Heatley (John Peel: A Life In Music, Neil Young In His Own Words).

Michael Chapman - Live at Folk Cotttage Cornwall1967 CD $31.95
2014 album of the 1967 first known recordings by British folk guitar hero Michael Chapman. Previously unreleased, these are the earliest known recordings of this great British guitar hero, or as Michael Chapman calls it "The album I had no idea I had made!" . The TreeHouse44 label has worked closely with Michael Chapman, being allowed full access to his private archive, to produce a unique album that captures the earliest stages in the career of this phenomenal artist. Recorded by Folk Cottage regulars Lionel Rigby and Dave James using an AKG D119 microphone hung over a rafter and hooked up to a Ferrograph 5AN open reel tape machine, these recordings capture the essence of a live show at a pivotal time in the chronology of Michael's career, barely 8 months since he "turned pro" and within two years of the release of "Rainmaker", his debut album on Harvest/EMI.

Clearlight - Solar Transfusion CD $24.95

Alice Cooper - Nobody Likes Us CD $27.95

Dixie Dregs - Dregs of the Earth Unsung Heroes Industry Standard CD $28.95
Three early 1980s albums, originally on Arista, from the Southern Rock instrumental group.Led by guitarist Steve Morse who wrote and produced all the material on these album.All three albums went on to enter the US Top 100 Albums chart.When The Dregs broke up in 1983, Morse briefly joined Kansas and since 1994 has been a member of Deep Purple.The Dregs continue to occasionally record and gig.Digitally remastered and slipcased

Donovan - 1965 CD $34.95
2 CD Set

Enchant - Great Divide CD $38.95
2CD Set

Piers Faccini - Songs of Time Lost CD $34.95

Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love to London CD $34.95
2014 album from the British singer and actress. GIVE MY LOVE TO LONDON was produced by Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi and mixed by Flood. Her band includes Portishead's Adrian Utley (guitars), Ed Harcourt (keyboards), Rob Ellis (drums), Dimitri Tikovoi (bass) + string quartet, and special guests Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds). Marianne has written most of the lyrics and the music was written by Nick Cave, Anna Calvi, Roger Waters, Pat Leonard, Tom McRae, Steve Earle.

Burnt Friedman & Daniel Dodd-Ellis - Cease to Matter CD $31.95

Funkadelic - Hardcore Jollies CD $27.95

Funkadelic - Uncle Jam Wants You CD $28.95

Goblin - Beyond the Darkness 1977-01 CD $22.95
Beyond the Darkness is an anthology of the second half of the career of the composers Goblin, perhaps best known for the propulsive, labyrinthic scores which illuminate the horror masterpieces of Italian film director Dario Argento.Goblin's genius lies in skilfully combining elements of progressive psychedelia with jazz-rock, Eastern European folk music and the Baroque. Their music often displays an eerie fairy tale quality that underscores tensions within a film to great effect. If Bella Casa's 2012 box set, The Awakening (CASA12BOX) documented Goblin's formative years, this edition comprises selections from ten films scored by the group across a twenty-five year period from 1977, culminating in Non Ho Sonno the Argento thriller for which this remarkable aggregation reformed to help create.

Dexter Gordon - Three Classic Albums Plus CD $22.95
2 CD Set

Trey Gunn - Third Star/ I'll Tell What I Saw CD $24.95
2 CD Set

Hugh Hopper - Vol 3 North & South CD $24.95

Ashley Hutchings - Riot of Spring CD $24.95
THE RIOT OF SPRING AND OTHER HISTORICAL DRAMAS, LARGE AND SMALL: A COLLECTION OF MUSIC COMPILED BY ASHLEY HUTCHINGS is a beautiful collection of music as chosen by the Godfather of Folk-Rock himself. The title track has been specially written for this album based upon Igor Stravinsky's ballet. On the 29th May 1913, 'The Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky premiered at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris. Not knowing whether to be more appalled by Stravinsky's uncompromising experimentations in dissonance, tonality, rhythm and meter or by Vaslav Nijinsky's unconventional, horizontal, pigeon-toed choreography, the Parisian audience reacted as their instincts told them. They rioted. Stravinsky and Nijinsky, it seemed, had succeeded in achieving the holy grail of art - they had created something entirely new.

Incredible String Band - Ducks on a Pond CD $25.95
Limited three disc (two CD + PAL/Region 0 DVD) live set from the Scottish Psychedelic Folk band. This particular performance was taped at the band's 2003 show at the Lowry Theatre in Salford. The band originally formed in 1966 but split up 8 years later. They reunited in 1999 and continued to perform until 2006.

Incredible String Band - I Looked Up CD $24.95
Digitally remastered edition of the British Psychedelic Folk outfit's 1970 album originally released on Elektra Records. I LOOKED UP reached #30 on the UK Album chart and just crept into the US chart. The album was produced by long-time producer Joe Boyd. The band split in 1974, reforming again in 1999 until 2006.

Incredible String Band - U CD $27.95
Digitally remastered edition of this double album originally released by Elektra Records in 1970. Recorded in a hectic 48 hours by long-time producer Joe Boyd, U is an eclectic mix of musical styles as featured in the band's stage show of the same name. The show had not been a commercial success despite its mix of spirituality and mysticism, which was very much in keeping with the times.

Isotope - Illusion CD $26.95
Digitally remastered edition of this album from the British Jazz Rock outfit. The band was formed in 1973 by guitarist Gary Boyle and also featured Nigel Morris on drums. By the time they recorded Illusion, they were joined by former Soft Machine bassist Hugh Hopper and keyboard player Laurence Scott.

James Gang - Bang Miami CD $26.95
From 1974 come the James Gang's 'Bang' and 'Miam.i' Both albums feature Tommy Bolin who replaced Dominic Trolano, who himself had replaced Joe Walsh. Bolin remained with the band for these two albums before leaving to join Deep Purple. Both recordings made the US Top 200. Digitally remastered and slipcased and with new notes.

Jefferson Starship - Soiled Dove CD $27.95
2 CD Set

Jethro Tull & the London Symphony Orchestra - Classic Case CD $24.95

Dave Kilminster - Truth Will Set You Free… CD $28.95
'THE TRUTH' is the exciting new rock album by singer/guitarist DAVE KILMINSTER! This incredible project sees Dave reunited with drummer Pete Riley and bassist Phil Williams who toured with Dave as part of the Keith Emerson Band, and also recorded with Dave on his first solo rock album 'Scarlet - The Director's Cut'. For the last eight years Dave was the featured lead guitarist with ROGER WATERS, joining Roger on his last two record breaking world tours; 'THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON LIVE', and (the highest grossing tour by a solo act EVER) 'THE WALL LIVE'!

Jack Lancaster - Wild Connections/ Marscape CD $24.95
2 CD Set - Wild Connections features Jack Lancaster with drummer Rick van Der Linden. Marscape pairs Lancaster with Robin Lumley and pretty much the whole Brand X line-up. Brand X fans tend to consider this a Brand X title!

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Between Nothingness & Eternity/ Visions CD $27.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from John McLaughlin and Co. Mahavishnu Orchestra's original line up produced 1973's BETWEEN NOTHINGNESS & ETERNITY, recorded live in New York's Central Park. The band were John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham, Rick Laird, Jan Hammer and Jerry Goodman. The album made the US Top 50. VISIONS OF THE EMERALD BEYOND was released in 1975 with only McLaughlin remaining from the original group.

Manfred Mann - Lone Arranger CD $32.95
Manfred Mann - Lone Arranger CD $35.95
2 CD Set

Bill Nelson - After the Satellite Sings CD $26.95
ESOTERIC RECORDINGS imprint Cocteau Discs, the home of BILL NELSON's catalogue between 1971 and 2001, continues their series of on-going releases with the release of a newly remastered edition of the album, "AFTER THE SATELLITE SINGS". The album was recorded in 28 days at Fairview Studios in East Yorkshire in 1995 and saw Bill push his constantly evolving musical boundaries still further. A collection of fine songs and three instrumental pieces, "After the Satellite Sings" is a fine album that remains fascinating and engaging nearly two decades on from its first release. The Cocteau Discs edition fully restores the original album artwork and features a new note by Bill Nelson.

Pendragon - Men Who Climb Mountains CD $34.95

Poco - Forgotten Trail 1969-74 CD $27.95
2 CD Set

Terry Reid - River CD $24.95
Digitally remastered edition of this 1973 album from the British rocker. RIVER was recorded in California and produced by Tom Dowd, with two tracks recorded in London by Eddie Offord. The album contains all original compositions (unusual for Reid). Accompanying Reid, amongst others, are longtime collaborators David Lindley and Alan White .Commercially the record was not a success, but as time has gone by it has been critically reappraised along with Reid's whole career.

Todd Rundgren - Hermit of Mink Hollow CD $25.95
Digitally remastered edition in casebound book packaging. This truly 'solo' album (Todd plays every instrument and sings every vocal) was released in 1978 and features one of Todd's best-known songs in 'Can We Still Be Friends', covered by both Rod Stewart and Robert Palmer. This deluxe edition contains all the lyrics, and extensive notes by Paul Myers, extracted from his definitive book A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio.

Todd Rundgren - Initiation CD $25.95
Digitally remastered edition in casebound book packaging. When it was issued in 1975, at 68 minutes, INITIATION was the longest album ever on one piece of vinyl. It starts with Todd's classic Philly Soul single 'Real Man' and continues with the a cappella' Born To Synthesize'. Soul ballad 'Fair Warning' features Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer and Dan Hartman, while the title track features an amazing solo from sax legend David Sanborn. The entirety of side two was taken up with the 36 minute synthesizer extravaganza 'A Treatise On Cosmic Fire', which broke new ground in its use of technology for creating music. It also marked the first appearance of future Utopia keyboard player Roger Powell. This new deluxe casebound book edition contains all the lyrics, and extensive notes by Paul Myers, extracted from his definitive book A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio.

Sagittarius - Present Tense CD $22.95
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1968 album, one of the major artifacts of the 1960s...an album with possibly the most beautiful soundscapes ever committed to tape, the sound of universal love! Virtually a collaboration between Gary Usher and Curt Boettcher, both in their own right near-geniuses of Pop-Psych, the album also features a plethora of stars and strange bedfellows, from The Firesign Theatre to The Millennium, from Glen Campbell to The Wrecking Crew, from Beach Boy Bruce Johnston to future Bread man Jimmy Griffin, yep, they are all here! This release contains an extensively remastered version of the original 1968 release plus a whole raft of single mixes (so radically different), out-takes and demos, pretty much doubling the length of your immersion in this wonderful experience. Rev-Ola. 2009.

Schnauser - Protein for Everyone CD $26.95
"PROTEIN FOR EVERYONE" by the fabulously quirky band SCHNAUSER. "Protein for Everyone" caustically details the nagging neuroses bubbling under the surface of everyday life and imagines a brave new world where you can sell parts of your anatomy to be processed into cheap tasty meat for easy cash. Occasionally melancholic and blackly humorous lyrics are wrapped in a musical blanket of odd time signatures; fizzing with lively energetic progressive arrangements that have a pop sensibility, luring you in with three part harmonies and earworm melodies before wigging out on an inappropriate glockenspiel and fuzz bass solo in 10/8. The album includes the epic, eccentric and wonderful lengthy track 'Dipsosable Outcomes'. Schnauser have been nominated in the September 2014 PROG Magazine awards. With influences such as early Soft Machine, Supersister, White Denim, The Mothers of Invention, Stephen Malkmus and the Canterbury scene, "Protein for Everyone" is one of the most original and striking releases in Progressive music of 2014.

Soft Machine - Tanglewood Tails CD $25.95
2014 two CD archive release containing rare early Soft Machine cuts from 1963 -1970. These recordings feature Robert Wyatt, Kevin Ayers, Mike Ratledge, Hugh Hopper, Daevid Allen and others.

John Surman & Bergen Big Band - Another Sky CD $31.95

Tangerine Dream - Phaedra Farewell Tour 2014-The Concerts CD $43.95
This 2014 triple live CD which contains all material from Tangerine Dream's recent tour through various places around Europe, will be the last document from this Phaedra Farewell Tour. Even some titles from the gigs on the Caribbean Sea are part of the package. To cover as much images as possible for you to follow the trip on and off stage, we have included a big separate 74 page booklet of high quality. So while listening to the music, you can recall some of the pictures from the shows and also lots of material from the meet and greet backstage. This time we decided not just to record one single concert, we rather wanted to give you the best compilation on the most interesting performances of each of the titles played on various stages.

George Thorogood - 30th Anniversary Tour CD $22.95
2 CD Set - George Thorogood is an American icon, and together with his band The Destroyers he has become as much a part of American culture as the 4th of July, mom's apple pie and rock 'n' roll itself. Now you can join the celebration of 30 years of high octane, hard rocking blues with this concert, on CD and DVD, recorded in England during their 2004 European tour. The show combines tracks from their Ride 'Til I Die album with favourites such as 'Move It On Over', 'One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer', 'You Talk Too Much', 'I Drink Alone' and of course his seminal classic 'Bad To The Bone'.

Tin Spirits - Scorch CD $26.95
'Scorch', the much anticipated follow up to Tin Spirits debut album 'Wired to Earth'. As you would expect of a band that includes XTC's 6-string genius Dave Gregory, 'Scorch' is a celebration of guitars and harmony with songs that immediately captivate and engage. Lovingly crafted over two years 'Scorch' was mixed 'old school' with fingers on faders by acclaimed producer Paul Stacey (Black Crowes, Noel Gallagher), resulting in a sonic experience guaranteed to be a highlight of this year's new releases. Along with Dave Gregory, Tin Spirits' fellow Swindonians Mark Kilminster (Vocals, Bass) and Doug Mussard (Drums), as well as the Australian import Daniel Steinhardt (Guitar, Vocals) notably of TheGigRig, have carved themselves a unique niche being unashamedly progressive yet entirely accessible. From the rapturous tones of the instrumental opener 'Carnivore', to the introspective anthem 'Little Eyes' and the progressive epic 'Garden State', "Scorch" is an album that shows Tin Spirits have truly come of age with one of the most exhilarating and satisfying releases of 2014.

Travis & Fripp - Discretion CD $25.95
Travis & Fripp has, in recent years, become one of the most familiar & durable of the many duo collaborations involving Robert Fripp. Discretion is their fourth joint recording to be issued. It features material drawn from concerts in Cornwall, Barcelona & Rome - all recorded to hi-res multi-track - with minimal studio overdubs prior to being mixed down to hi-res stereo. The album is presented in a two disc CD/DVD-A format in a digi-pack at a special price enabling the music to be heard, as intended, in hi-res audio form on the DVD-A (playable on all dvd players), with a CD also included for conventional disc players. Travis & Fripp's music moves from the small-scale and intimate through to an epic grandeur that's filled with blissful reverie and on occasion, a mournful reflection. A masterclass in empathy, invention and vision Discretion is the sound of two musicians acting with one voice. The album also features two additional audio tracks previously only available in video format, including the stunning "Rhapsody On The Theme From Starless" - an improvisation based on one of the most revered King Crimson tracks in the band's 45 year history. Theo Travis' profile has been a member of Steven Wilson's band, most recently appearing on "The Raven That Refused To Sing" & the subsequent world tour supporting that release. For the first time since 2008, Robert Fripp is about to go back on the road with the new seven-piece incarnation of King Crimson.

Various Artists - Vol. 4-Prog Rocks CD $18.95
2014 two CD collection. the fourth installment in the popular PROG ROCKS series. Containing 25 classic and contemporary Progressive Rock tracks from Camel, Nucleus, Brand X, Devin Townsend, Tim Bowness, Lindisfarne, Riverside, Gong and many others.

The Ventures - Vol. 5-In the Vaults CD $24.95
It's been a long while since we released "The Ventures In The Vault Vol 4" in November 2007, but is has been worth the wait. Ventures fans and instrumental fans in general will be happy to hear Volume 5 contains two rare and 24 previously unreleased tracks. The album has been compiled with the band's help and all tracks are licensed from the Ventures.Of particular interest are the three tracks at the end of the CD. The case is not often, if ever, made for the band as significant forerunners to the psychedelic and heavy rock sounds of the late 60s and early 70s, but take a listen to how grungy and weighty 'Fuzz Factor', 'Sauerkraut' and 'Wipe Out' are.

Wally - Valley Gardens/ Wally CD $24.95
2 CD Set

Weather Report - Forecast: Tomorrow CD $46.95

Johnny Winter - Good Love in San Diego CD $25.95
Johnny's live performance in San Diego 1974, captures the legend at the start of a transitional phase in his career. With his roots in blues rock, Johnny spent much of the early seventies performing rock and roll tracks. By '74, Winter is still primarily a rocker, but his recordings start to take on a bluesier feel, going back to the music that started his career. The nine tracks performed are representatives of his last few years of hard rock and roll. This concert in support of his Saints and Sinners album also includes the customary crowd pleasers such as "Johnny B. Goode" and "Jumping Jack Flash" (a practice he will abandon later the decade).



=====Import Mini-LP Sleeve CDs=====

Maynard Ferguson & Chris Connor - Two's Company CD $36.95
Japanese 24-bit remastered paper sleeve pressing. Warner. 2014.

Gamma - Gamma 1 CD $53.95
Gamma - Gamma 2 CD $53.95
Gamma - Gamma 3 CD $53.95
Japanese paper sleeve SHM-CD pressing. Universal. 2014.

Nektar - Evolution CD $43.95
Nektar - Man in the Moon CD $43.95
Nektar - Prodigal Son CD $43.95
Nektar - Spoonful of Time CD $43.95
Nektar - Time Machine CD $43.95
Japanese paper sleeve pressing. 2014.

UK - Danger Money CD $48.95
UK - Night After Night CD $48.95
UK - U.K. CD $48.95
Japanese papersleeve SHM-CD pressing. Univesal. 2014.  'Danger Money' to include 1 bonus track.

U-Z Project - Zinc Green Album CD $48.95
Japanese papersleeve SHM-CD pressing reissue of the prog violinist & former Roxy Music members' 1983 solo album with a bonus track. Universal. 2014.

UK - Danger Money CD $61.95
UK - Night After Night CD $61.95
UK - U.K. CD $61.95
U-Z Project - Green Album CD $61.95
Japanese papersleeve Platinum SHM-CD pressing. Universal. 2014.



=====Import Mini-LP Sleeve SACDs=====

UK - Danger Money SACD $75.95
UK - Night After Night SACD $75.95
UK - U.K. SACD $75.95
U-Z Project - Green Album SACD $75.95
Japanese papersleeve SACD SHM-CD pressing. 2014.



=====Import Mini-LP Sleeve Box Sets=====

BLUE NILE - SHM-CD MINI LP CD $189.95
3 titles + PROMO BOX (Hats Box)
Titles: A Walk Across The Rooftops (Deluxe Edition, 2CD), Hats (Deluxe Edition, 2CD), Peace At Last (Deluxe Edition, 2CD)

BRAND X - SHM-CD mini lp cd $269.95
6 titles + PROMO BOX (Unorthodox Behaviour, with Drawer Type Box)
2014 Remaster
Titles: Unorthodox Behaviour, Moroccan Roll, Livestock, Masques, Product, Do They Hurt?

BOB DYLAN (#3) - Blu-spec CD2 MINI LP CD $319.95
9 titles + PROMO BOX (Infidels (with Drawer Type BOX))
Titles: Saved, Shot Of Love, Infidels, Real Live, Empire Burlesque, Knocked Out Loaded, Down In The Groove, Dylan & The Dead, Oh Mercy

EMERSON LAKE & PALMER - 7 inch size PLATINUM SHM CD $219.95
3 titles + PROMO BOX (Brain Salad Surgery Box)
Titles: Trilogy, Brain Salad Surgery, Ladies & Gnetlemen (2cd)

IT BITES - SHM-CD mini lp cd $192.95
4 titles + PROMO BOX (Once Around The World box)
Titles: The Big Lad In The Windmill +3, Once Around The World +4, Eat Me In St. Louis +5, Thankyou And Goodnight +1

LENE LOVICH - SHM-CD mini lp cd $134.95
3 titles + PROMO BOX (Stateless Box)
titles: Stateless, Flex, No Men's Land

RONNIE MONTROSE + GAMMA - SHM-CD mini lp cd $209.95
4 titles + PROMO BOX (Open Fire Box) +4 PROMO OBI
2014 Remaster
Titles: Open Fire, GAMMA 1st, GAMMA 2, GAMMA 3

IGGY POP & THE STOOGES - SHM-CD mini lp cd $229.95
5 titles + PROMO BOX (The Idiot Box)
titles: The Idiot, Lust For Life, TV eye 1977 Live, Brick By Brick, American Caesar

LINDA RONSTADT - SHM-CD MINI LP CD $189.95
4 titles + PROMO BOX (Silk Purse BOX)
Titles: Hand Sown Home Grown, Silk Purse, Linda Ronstadt, Heart Like A Wheel

SOFT MACHINE - SHM-CD MINI LP CD $339.95
8 titles + PROMO BOX (Floating World Live box)
Titles: Floating World Live, Drop, SOFT MACHINE LEGACY / Soft Machine Legacy, SOFT MACHINE LEGACY / Live In Zaandam, SOFT MACHINE LEGACY / Steam, SOFT MACHINE LEGACY / Live Adventures, ELTON DEAN THE WRONG OBJECT / The Unbelievable Truth, HUGH HOPPER / Numero D'vol

TAI PHONG - 7 inch size MINI LP CD $159.95
3 titles + PROMO BOX (front = 1st Album, backside = Windows)
2014 Remaster
Titles: 1st Album, Windows, Last Flight

UK - Platinum SHM-CD mini lp cd $249.95
4 titles + PROMO BOX (UK 1st box)
Titles: UK 1st +2, Danger Money +1, Night After Night +1, EDDIE JOBSON zinc +1

TSUYOSHI YAMAMOTO (Three Blind Mice) - Mini lp cd $289.95
7 titles + PROMO BOX
Titles: Nows The Time, Blues For Tee, The In Crowd, Summer Time, Stardust, Midnight Sun, Live In Montreux




Now on to New Import Releases which you'll find at http://www.artist-shop.com/catalog/imports/new.htm




=====Import CD Box Set=====

The Average White Band - All the Pieces-The Complete Studio Recordings 1973 CD $97.95
2014 nineteen CD box set that celebrates the career of Scottish Soul/Funk band Average White Band. ALL THE PIECES includes all the studio albums with the discs packaged as vinyl replicas including a few gatefolds (including 1976's PERSON TO PERSON, which was a two-disc set). This collection also comes with two bonus CDs which gather rarities and remixes from across the decades. A 52-page booklet accompanies the audio within and features extensive liner notes with contributions from Alan Gorrie and Hamish Stuart.

Deep Purple - Hard Road: The Mark 1 Studio Recordings '1968-69' CD $68.95
2014 five CD box set from the British Hard Rock band that focuses on their early ground-breaking albums. Includes the CDs SHADES OF DEEP PURPLE (mono mix + bonus tracks), SHADES OF DEEP PURPLE (stereo mix + bonus tracks), BOOK OF TALIESYN (mono mix), BOOK OF TALIESYN (stereo mix + bonus tracks) and DEEP PURPLE (stereo mix + bonus tracks).

Mickey Jupp - Kiss Me Quick Squeeze Me Slow CD $62.95
2014 four disc (three CDs + PAL/Region 2 DVD) collection from the veteran British singer/songwriter. KISS ME QUICK, SQUEEZE ME SLOW is the biggest and most comprehensive collection of work from Mickey Jupp and includes solo recordings as well as recordings from the band Legend. Contains 70 audio tracks packed onto three CDs - including the singles A & B-sides, tracks from the classic albums, and previously unavailable recordings - now all remastered for this great compilation. Repertoire.

Manfred Mann & Paul Jones - Original Album Series CD $36.95
2014 five CD set containing a quartet of albums from '60s legends Manfred Mann and one solo album from the band's original vocalist, Paul Jones. Contains the Manfred Mann albums THE FIVE FACES OF MANFRED MANN, MANN MADE, MANN MADE HITS and SOUL OF MANN plus the Paul Jones album MY WAY.

Django Reinhardt - Original Album Series CD $36.95
2014 Original Album Series 5X CD reissue collection. Warner

Ten Years After - Original Album Series CD $36.95
2014 five CD set contains a quintet of original albums from the British Blues-Rock band packaged in mini-LP sleeves and housed in a slip case. Includes the albums SSSSH (1969), CRICKLEWOOD GREEN (1970), WATT (1970), A SPACE IN TIME (1971) and ROCK & ROLL MUSIC TO THE WORLD (1972).



=====Import CDs=====

10cc - Ten Out of 10 CD $18.95
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1981 album from the British band. TEN OUT OF TEN was the band's eighth studio album and the first since 1977 to feature only the core duo of Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman on the album sleeve. This edition includes the original UK album tracklist plus an additional seven tracks that include non-album singles and recordings that Stewart and Gouldman did with Andrew Gold that were later featured on the U.S. version of the album.

10cc - Windows in the Jungle CD $18.95
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1983 album from the British band. WINDOWS IN THE JUNGLE was 10cc's ninth studio album and their final album until they reunited nine years later. The album began as a concept album but the band was forced to abandon the idea and concentrate on an album of 'singles'. This reissue includes seven bonus tracks including non-album tracks, single edits and two live tracks.

Mick Abrahams - Leaving Home Blues/ This Is! CD $29.95
UK three CD set containing a pair of live albums from the former Jethro Tull and Boldwyn Pig guitarist: LEAVING HOME BLUES (2005) and THIS IS (1998). Jethro Tull started off as a Blues band. The Blues influence came largely from guitarist Mick Abrahams who played on their 1968 THIS WAS debut album. After a falling out, Abrahams left the group to chase his Blues purist career.

Mick Abrahams Band - Mick's Back/ Novox CD $21.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from the British guitarist best known for his work with Jethro Tull and Boldwyn Pig: MICK'S BACK (1996) and NOVOX (2000). MICK'S BACK was his third album after coming out of retirement. The album features over 50 minutes of Blues, with Mick playing the guitar better than ever. Released four years later, NOVOX was a purely instrumental album.

Neil Ardley - Harmony of the Spheres CD $27.95
Digitally remastered edition of this 1978 album. After years of marrying Classical composition with inspired Jazz improvisation, this director of the New Jazz Orchestra introduced shimmering synths and surreal sonic odysseys on HARMONY OF THE SPHERES. You'll hear John Martyn on guitar as you drift through 'Glittering Circles', 'Fair Mirage', 'Soft Stillness And The Night', and more.

Arena - Contagion Max (Deluxe) CD $49.95

Astralasia - Blue Spores CD $21.95
2014 collection from one of the leading artists on the global Trance scene. With all of their success, they are relatively unknown in mainstream clubland.. Founded by Marc Swordfish, Astralasia's style of Trance music has changed over the years, from the early days of Rock fused with Ambient Dance, through to full on stomping, near-Psychedelic Trance. Here we have a collection of early recordings and curios, many previously unreleased versions.

Ginger Baker - Drummers Tale CD $31.95
Two CD set. Reaching 75 is a milestone for any working musician but in the case of Ginger Baker, it is truly worth celebrating. To mark this 2014 event Espresso Songs and Ginger Baker have joined forces to create and release a 19 track career spanning anthology release called A DRUMMERS TALE. This collection features some of Ginger's most iconic performances on record from the Graham Bond Organization through Cream ,Fela Kuti, Airforce ,Blind Faith and other significant recordings right up to the present day. With his Jazz Confusion project All tracks are the original versions from the original albums With the recent success of the film Beware Of Mr. Baker, A DRUMMER'S TALE is an essential part of the Ginger Baker legacy sealing his reputation as one of the greatest Rock drummers the world has ever seen and a true Hellraiser.

Big Country - No Place Like Home CD $36.95
Digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of the Scottish band's 1991 album. NO PLACE LIKE HOME was the band's fifth studio full length release and included the hit singles 'Beautiful People', 'Republican Party Reptile' and 'Heart Of The World'. This expanded edition features two non-album singles and 12 b-sides plus nine demos including three previously unreleased songs.

Big Country - Peace in Our Time CD $36.95
Digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of this 1988 album from the Scottish band. PEACE IN OUR TIME was the band's fourth studio album and included the hits 'King Of Emotion', 'Broken Heart (Thirteen Valleys)' and 'Peace In Our Time'. This edition features 12 b-sides and The Complete R.E.L Demo Sessions including one previously unreleased song.

Big Country - Seer CD $36.95
Digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of this 1986 album from the Scottish band. THE SEER was the band's third studio album and features the hit singles 'Look Away', 'Hold The Heart' and 'One Great Thing'. This edition features seven rare b-sides, six 12'' remixes, The Complete Restless Natives Soundtrack, plus the original unreleased Film version of 'Restless Natives'.

Black Sabbath - Mob Rules CD $31.95
2 CD set

Black Widow - Black Widow CD $22.95
Black Widow - III CD $22.95
Black Widow - Sacrifice CD $19.95

Mike Bloomfield - Live at the Old Waldorf CD $21.95

Bruford - Live in Tokyo/ Introduction to Bill Bruford CD $21.95
2014 two CD release. Many people will know the name Bill Bruford and it isn't just restricted to those in their middle 40s or early 50s who remember him as a member of Yes or King Crimson, or perhaps many of the sessions Bill has managed to notch up over the years. These days, Bill fronts the Jazz quartet Earthworks and in addition to playing the odd session Bill seems more than happy playing dates as far afield as Japan and South America to enthusiastic Jazz audiences and music lovers in general.

Bruford - Rock Goes to College/ Gradually Going Tornado CD $31.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from the legendary Rock/Jazz drummer: ROCK GOES TO COLLEGE and GRADUALLY GOING TORNADO. On ROCK GOES TO COLLEGE, this concert performance was recorded as part of a live television program aired in March 1979 and is thought to be Bruford's debut gig following eighteen months with UK. Following his debut album FEELS GOOD TO ME and its successor ONE OF A KIND Bruford continued to produce intelligent, intricately crafted, and technically impressive music on GRADUALLY GOING TORNADO, the third in a four album series by his astonishing group, Bruford. the album also features a shift in the sound with the addition of guitarist John Clark in for the departed Allan Holdsworth. Vocal duties on this album are also handled by bassist Jeff Berlin, leading the band in a different but exciting direction.

Bill Brufords Earthworks - Earthworks Underground Orchestra + A Part and Yet Apart CD $31.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from the British Rock/Jazz drummer, best known for his work with Yes: EARTHWORKS UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA and APART & YET APART. The close working relationship between two leading individuals on the London Jazz scene, Bruford and saxophonist Tim Garland, is mirrored in the creation of the EARTHWORKS UNDERGROUND ORCHESTRA. This little big band's debut performance in the USA at Iridium, New York City, was captured live in full roaring swing, and the result will appeal alike to Earthworks fans, and fans from Bruford's former life in King Crimson and Yes. APART & YET APART is a fine blend of melody and technical ability. The album was the first release from this particular line up of the band and one that is popular with many Modern Jazz fans.

J.J. Cale - Number 10 CD $20.95
CD reissue of this 1992 album from the late, great Blues/Americana singer/songwriter. As the title suggests, this was Cale's 10th studio album overall. Originally released on the Silvertone Records label, the album features musical assistance from Spooner Oldham, Tim Drummond, Bill Boatman, Christine Lakeland, Nick Rather and Jimmy Karstein. Cale was one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, a loose genre drawing on Blues, Rockabilly, Country, and Jazz influences. Cale's personal style has often been described as "laid back".

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - Zim Zam Zim CD $27.95
2014 album from the eccentric British Rock performer. 73 years young, the original God of Hellfire returns with the most surprising and astonishing album of his career, and his first in 10 years. A cross-generational outing with Jim Mortimore and Sam Walker, this is a joyous, triumphant, energetic and ambitious tour de force that shows Arthur to be more relevant today than when he had his #1 hit with 'Fire' and was pioneering Electronica (take note kids: first artist to ever use a drum machine live). A genre-spanning, time-travelling, world-bending, heavy-grooving and massively eclectic collection of songs with Arthur's vital, soulful and acrobatic voice at its heart. He creeps up behind like the original war-painted Mighty Boosh, kicking the likes of Tom Waits and Screaming Jay Hawkins into the orchestra pit. A celebration of life, he knows the unknown and the unknown knows him. Take note

The Crimson Projekct - Live in Tokyo CD $29.95

David Crosby - Towering Inferno CD $24.95
1989 FM radio braodcast.

Ivor Cutler - Vol. 2-Life in a Scotch Sitting Room CD $21.95
2014 collection from the late Scottish songwriter, poet and humorist. From his early Jazz outings to his work with The Beatles, Soft Machine and a host of other luminaries, to his amazing continued output of Poetry and Stories, to his recordings on Creation - Mr. Cutler has for decades been the secret star of whatever literary vanguard Britain possesses!

Deep Purple - Copenhagen 1972 CD $24.95
2 CD Set

Deep Purple - Paris 1975 CD $24.95
2 CD Set

Judy Dyble - Live At WM Jazz CD $27.95
2014 release featuring Judy Dyble and band captured live at the WM Jazz Club. Featuring songs from her two latest albums, TALKING WITH STRANGERS and FLOW AND CHANGE as well as sprinklings of her past. Produced by the Curator, the album continues on the upward path she has taken since her return to the limelight.

Edenbridge - Livetime in Eden CD $31.95
2 CD set

Fuzzy Duck - Fuzzy Duck CD $22.95
Digitally remastered edition of the sole album from the British Progressive Rock band, originally released in 1971. When FUZZY DUCK was originally released, only 500 pressings were made, making the original vinyl LP extremely rare.

Genesis - In the Beginning CD $22.95
Digitally remastered edition of this release from the British Prog Rock band. IN THE BEGINNING was actually a 1974 reissue of the band's 1969 debut album FROM GENESIS TO REVELATION. This album was issued to cash in on the band's then-growing worldwide success. 20 tracks.

Groovicity - Groovicity CD $26.95

Buddy Guy - Blues CD $14.95

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells - Pure Raw Blues CD $15.95
Two Blues heavyweights flex their muscle in this 2 CD retrospective showcasing their finer moments and collaborative efforts. Enjoy the unmistakable sounds of Junior's harp and Buddy's guitar backed by their inimitable blues vocals from the 1950s through to the 1970s.

Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea - Evening with CD $26.95
2 CD Set

Rupert Hine - Waving Not Drowning/ Immunity CD $31.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from the producer, musician, singer and songwriter. IMMUNITY was released in 1981 and was Rupert's breakthrough album. Features appearances from Marianne Faithful and Phil Collins. WAVING, NOT DROWNING was released in 1982 and has been unavailable on CD for years. All the tracks are from the original CD but in addition, 'Kwok's Quease' has been included, which was only available as a B-side for a limited period in a 1982 tape version. Rupert wanted this track included because he felt it represents a sense of humor to offset the album's dark side. All instruments are played by Rupert Hine but he is joined on one track by Phil Collins (Genesis) who plays percussion.

Dylan Howe - Subterranean-New Designs on Bowie's Berlin CD $29.95
2014 release of instrumental cuts from David Bowie's 1977 albums Low &Heroes period from Yes' guitarist's son drummer Dylan Howe. Musicians include saxophonists Julian Siegel and Brandon Allen, Adrian Utley from Portishead on guitar and Yes guitarist Steve Howe on Japanese koto.

Manu Katche - Touchstone for Manu CD $28.95
2014 limited edition compilation of the best of Manu Katché on ECM. Here the French drummer - his strongly propulsive yet relaxed groove is unlike any other drummer's - is joined in performances of his tunes by an outstanding cast of soloists including Jan Garbarek, Tomasz Stanko, Nils Petter Molvaer, Trygve Seim, Mathias Eick, Marcin Wasilewski, Tore Brunborg, and Jacob Young. Recorded between 2004-2012 in Oslo, New York and Pernes-les-Fontaines, and drawn from his widely acclaimed albums Neighbourhood, Playground, Third Round, and the eponymously-titled Manu Katché.

Yusef Lateef - Four Classic Albums CD $15.95
2 CD Set

Magna Carta - Live at the Royal Albert Hall (1971) CD $26.95
2014 live archive release. Lost for four decades, Magna Carta's legendary performance of their thematic masterpiece SEASONS with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1971 finally sees the light of day! Mainman Chris Simpson tracked down the long-lost tapes of the show, then mixed them for release, with Jon Astley mastering the finished recording. The extensive liner note by music journalist and author Colin Irwin includes an interview with Chris Simpson that details the full story behind the creation of SEASONS, the concert and the celebrations with Princess Margaret at Kensington Palace that followed the show.

Magnum - Days of Wonder CD $33.95

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Live Between Nothingness & Eternity CD $21.95

Memphis Slim - Blues CD $14.95

Thelonious Monk & Rollins, Sonny - Complete Recordings CD $21.95
EU-only two CD set. This release contains all existing collaborative recordings by Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins. They were highly compatible players, and Rollins was the pianist's first choice when he planned to form his first regular quartet in 1960 (Sonny was unable to accept and Charlie Rouse joined the band instead). Rollins and Monk's conjunct works consist of two 1953/54 studio dates for Prestige, the amazing 1956 LP BRILLIANT CORNERS, and two songs from a 1957 Rollins session for Blue Note. As a bonus we have added all of the other tunes from the 1957 Blue Note date (with Horace Silver on piano replacing Monk), and two further interpretations of Monk's compositions by Rollins: a wonderful 1956 live reading of ''Round Midnight' with the saxophonist sharing solo space with Clifford Brown, and a 1949 studio recording of '52nd Street Theme', featuring Rollins with Fats Navarro and Bud Powell.

Pete Namlook & Mixmaster Morris - Dreamfish CD $22.95

Nathan Mahl - Justify CD $28.95

Nektar - Live at the Patriots Theatre CD $25.95
UK two CD live archive release from the Prog band. When the news broke that the original line-up of Nektar would be performing at the Patriots Theater, New Jersey for Nearfest 2002, tickets for the event sold out in just 45 minutes. This is the stunning recording of that magical evening when Nektar were joined on stage by synthesiser legend Larry Fast.

Original Soundtrack - Apocalypse Now Redux CD $20.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing reissue of the 2001 film soundtrack. Nonesuch

Graham Parker - Very Best of CD $18.95
2014 two CD collection from the veteran British singer/songwriter. In the three short years Graham Parker and his band, The Rumour, were signed to Vertigo Records the band released some of the best, most uplifting records to emerge at the time of the British New Wave scene. All of their must-have recordings from the period 1976-1979 can be found on this double disc set.

Graham Parker & the Rumour - Don't Ask Me Questions: The Best of CD $14.95
2014 collection. In the three short years Graham Parker and his band, The Rumour, were signed to Vertigo Records, they released some of the best, most uplifting records to emerge at the time of the British New Wave scene. In 2011, the original line-up reunited after a 32-year break, to record a new album and continue to tour. All of their must-have recordings from the period 1976-1979 can be found in this collection. This release has been compiled with the help of Graham Parker and Martin Belmont of The Rumour. Features all the singles from the Vertigo/Mercury Records years, including the chart hits 'Hey Lord, Don't Ask Me Questions' and 'Hold Back The Night' (From the PINK PARKER EP). The definitive introduction to years when Graham Parker and The Rumour

Pendragon - Overture 1984-96 CD $15.95

Redbone - Come & Get Your Redbone (Best of) CD $20.95
2014 collection from the Los Angeles-based group led by Native Americans Pat and Lolly Vegas. In 1974, they had the millions selling hit 'Come and Get Your Love', still their best known track. Pat and Lolly had previously worked under their own names, appearing in the 1965 film It's A Bikini World prior to forming Redbone. Their first success of Rebone came in 1970 with the song 'Maggie'. They followed this release with the Top 20 hit 'The Witch Queen of New Orleans' which has become a staple of Classic Rock radio.

Renaissance - Ocean Gypsy CD $17.95

Todd Rundgren - Runt & the Alternate Runt CD $29.95
First album Runt(1970), features the hit pop single We Gotta Get You A Womanas well as the nine-minute rock epic Birthday Carol. The Band's Levon Helm and Rick Danko play on Once Burned, while There Are No Words hints at future experimentation. Disc Two of this special Edsel re-issue features the entirety of the November 1970 miss-pressing of the album, including the otherwise unavailable songs Say No More and an uncut Baby Let's Swing, an early version of Hope I'm Around and several alternate mixes. The bonus track is a live performance. This new deluxe 2 CD casebound book edition contains all the lyrics, and extensive notes by Paul Myers, extracted from his definitive book A Wizard, A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio.

Shadow Gallery - Digital Ghosts CD $20.95

Sound of Contact - Dimensionaut CD $29.95

Jimmie Spheeris - Dragon Is Dancing/ Ports of the Heart CD $28.95
Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of albums from the singer/songwriter. These albums Jimmie's third and fourth for Epic Records and were released in 1975 and 1976. Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Jackson Browne are among the musicians backing Jimmie on these 24 jazzy Folk-Rock tracks.

Spiritual Beggars - Return to Zero CD $29.95

Tangent - Le Sacre Du Travail CD $29.95

Thinkman - Life Is a Full-Time Occupation/ The Formula CD $21.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from singer, songwriter and producer Rupert Hine and friends: LIFE IS A FULL TIME OCCUPATION (1988) and THE FORMULA (1985). Thinkman was in fact not a band but a pseudonym under which Rupert Hine released his solo albums. The reason for the creation of Thinkman was that Rupert could not get a deal with a record company at the time due to the corporate music industry so the 'band' was created using actors for photo shoots. Rupert got his deal and due to popular demand the Thinkman albums are now being reissued.

Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics CD $29.95
2014 release from the British Folk singer/songwriter, a collection of newly recorded timeless Richard Thompson songs. ACOUSTIC CLASSICS features 14 tracks culled from his 40 plus year music career. For the first time ever, acoustic versions of songs like "I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight" and "Dimming of the Day" mingle with cornerstone classics like "1952 Vincent Black Lightning" and "Beeswing" as well as other acoustically rendered gems. His last proper solo acoustic release was the live SMALL TOWN ROMANCE and that was more than 30 years ago! In the meantime, the acoustic shows have evolved as a full parallel to his band tours. Thompson was named by Rolling Stone Magazine's as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of all time and considered one of the UK's most outstanding songwriters and musicians. The recipient of a BBC Lifetime Achievement Award, Mojo's Les Paul Award and curator of the prestigious Meltdown Festival at the Southbank in 2010, Thompson was most recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting by the Americana Music Association.

Gino Vannelli - Collected CD $38.95
3 CD set

Loudon Wainwright III - Haven't Got the Blues (Yet) CD $29.95
2014 release, the 26th album in the long and illustrious career of Loudon Wainwright III. In HGTB(Y) he broadens his scope with a 14-song, genre-bounding set - "eclectricity," he calls it - dealing with varied subject matter including depression, drinking, senior citizenship, gun control, heartbreak, pet ownership and New York City's arcane practice of alternate side-of-the-street parking. Producing HGTB(Y) was Wainwright's long time musical collaborator David Mansfield, who has backed him on numerous previous recordings as instrumentalist/arranger. Other top players grace HGTB(Y), and include ace banjoist Tony Trischka, saxophonist Steve Elson, drummer Sammy Merendino, bassist Tim Luntzel, and another longtime musical cohort, Chaim Tannenbaum, on background vocals.

Gary Windo - Deep Water/ Dogface CD $31.95
Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from the late Jazz tenor saxophonist: DEEP WATER and DOGFACE. Gary Windo was one of those people who never achieved the full recognition due to him. A highly original musician with an instantly recognizable style, Windo was involved in the '70s with various musicians of the Canterbury scene. Most notable was his work with Robert Wyatt. DEEP WATER, originally released on Island records in 1987, was an unsung classic, Windo spent the subsequent years in America doing copious session work, touring as special guest with Rock 'n' Roll band NRBQ, and with the Psychedelic Furs. He played with Pam Windo & The Shades, and went on to record what would be his first released solo album, DOGFACE (1982).



=====Import Blu-Ray Audio=====

Genesis - & Then There Were Three BluRay-Audio $41.95
Genesis - Foxtrot BluRay-Audio $41.95
Genesis - Nursery Cryme BluRay-Audio $41.95
Genesis - Trespass BluRay-Audio $41.95
Genesis - Trick of the Tail BluRay-Audio $41.95
Genesis - Wind & Wuthering BluRay-Audio $41.95
2014 BLU-RAY hi-resolution pure audio pressing.Universal



=====Import Mini-LP Sleeve CDs=====

10cc - Deceptive Bends CD $47.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

10cc - Deceptive Bends CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

The Allman Brothers Band - Beginnings CD $46.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

The Allman Brothers Band - Beginnings CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

The Blue Nile - Hats CD $61.95
The Blue Nile - Peace at Last CD $61.95
The Blue Nile - Walk Across the Rooftops CD $61.95
2014 limited deluxe edition Japanese pressing 2X SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Aphrodite's Child - 666 CD $46.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Aphrodite's Child - 666 CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Bee Gees - 2 Years on CD $42.95
Bee Gees - Life in a Tin Can CD $42.95
Bee Gees - Living Eyes CD $42.95
Bee Gees - To Whom It May Concern CD $57.95
Bee Gees - Trafalgar CD $42.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD

Boston - Life. Love & Hope CD $52.95
2014 limited edition Special Tour Edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Marquee

Brand X - Do They Hurt? CD $47.95
Brand X - Livestock CD $47.95
Brand X - Masques CD $47.95
Brand X - Moroccan Roll CD $47.95
Brand X - Product CD $47.95
Brand X - Unorthodox Behaviour CD $47.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Elton Dean - Unbelievable Truth CD $44.95
2014 Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Vivid

Free - Free Live! CD $47.95
Free - Tons of Sobs CD $47.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Free - Free Live! CD $61.95
Free - Tons of Sobs CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Allan Holdsworth - Atavachron CD $44.95
Allan Holdsworth - Blues for Tony 2CD $53.95
Allan Holdsworth - I.O.U CD $44.95
Allan Holdsworth - Metal Fatigue CD $44.95
Allan Holdsworth - Road Games CD $44.95
Allan Holdsworth - Sand CD $44.95
Allan Holdsworth - Then! CD $44.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. 'Then!' scheduled to include a bonus track Vivid

Hugh Hopper - Numero D'vol CD $44.95
2014 Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Vivid

Judas Priest - Best of CD $46.95
Judas Priest - Hero Hero CD $46.95
Judas Priest - Rocka Rolla CD $46.95
Judas Priest - Sad Wings of Destiny CD $46.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing PLATINUM SHM-CD in a papersleeve.Fully compatible with standard CD players, but will not play on CD players that are not compatible with CD-R's. JVC

Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls 2CD $59.95
2014 Japanese pressing limited edition 2X BLU-SPEC CD2 in a papersleeve scheduled to include 5 bonus tracks. Sony

The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta CD $46.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. A&M

The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. A&M

Queen - Queen CD $47.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Queen - Queen CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Shakatak - Down on the Street CD $46.95
Shakatak - Drivin' Hard CD $46.95
Shakatak - Invitations CD $46.95
Shakatak - Night Birds CD $46.95
Shakatak - Shakatak CD $46.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing PLATINUM SHM-CD in a papersleeve.Fully compatible with standard CD players, but will not play on CD players that are not compatible with CD-R's. JVC

Soft Machine - Drop CD $44.95
Soft Machine - Floating World Live CD $44.95
Soft Machine - Live Adventures CD $44.95
Soft Machine - Live in Zaandam CD $44.95
Soft Machine - Soft Machine Legacy CD $44.95
Soft Machine - Steam CD $44.95
2014 Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Vivid

Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy CD $47.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy CD $61.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing Platinum SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

The Ventures - In Tokyo 68 CD $46.95
The Ventures - Live the Ventures CD $46.95
The Ventures - On Stage 71 CD $46.95
The Ventures - On Stage 72 CD $46.95
The Ventures - On Stage 73 CD $46.95
2014 remastered limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-CD in a papersleeve. Universal

The Youngbloods - Earth Music CD $36.95
2014 Japanese pressing limited edition remastered BLU-SPEC CD2 in a papersleeve. Includes mono & stereo mixes. Sony

The Youngbloods - Elephant Mountain CD $36.95
2014 Japanese pressing limited edition remastered BLU-SPEC CD2 in a papersleeve. Includes 2 bonus tracks. Sony

The Youngbloods - Youngbloods CD $36.95
2014 Japanese pressing limited edition remastered BLU-SPEC CD2 in a papersleeve. Includes mono & stereo mixes plus 2 bonus tracks. Sony



=====Import Mini-LP Sleeve SACDs=====

10cc - Deceptive Bends CD $73.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-SACD reissue in a papersleeve. Universal

The Allman Brothers Band - Beginnings SACD $72.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-SACD in a papersleeve. Universal

Aphrodite's Child - 666 SACD $72.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-SACD in a papersleeve. Universal

Free - Free Live! CD $73.95
Free - Tons of Sobs CD $73.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-SACD reissue in a papersleeve. Universal

The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta SACD $72.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-SACD in a papersleeve. A&M

Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy CD $75.95
2014 limited edition Japanese pressing SHM-SACD reissue in a papersleeve. Universal




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