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  • Separate little list that will put up amazing condition but cheap and semi-rare slides and spare copies of records that do NOT feature on our Rare Records Catalogue.
  • This little list will be updated every 10 days or so with a handful of new additions of super clean killer records that are cheap or offered below market value, our “collateral damage” offerings so to speak that drifted into our orbit.
  • As opposed to our main Rare Record Catalogue – we do not sent out an update mailing list for this little venture. So better check in ever so often to not miss out on any dead cheap and EX & NM killer sonics.
  • Only EX/ NM condition records will be offered so…cheap and clean fun for days.

UPDATED January 31st, 2019. 

1. ALI AKBAR KHAN: “Pre-Dawn To Sunrise Ragas – Morning Ragas” (PHILIPS RECORDS/ NIPPON PHONOGRAM - FDX-7501~2) (2 LP Record Set: Near Mint/ gatefold Jacket: Excellent/ Triple Gatefold Insert: Near Mint). Japan only release that came out in the mid-seventies. Comes with always-elusive OBI!!!!! This is one of the disc that has been blasting through the house while we have been cursed/ blessed with an incredible hot summer. Ali Akbar Khan’s music brought some coolness straight from the oasis into our home, hauntingly beautiful ragas that helped to lift the sake drenched veil of the preceding evening and striding wide-faced into the oncoming dawn. The disc kicks of with the two-side long Pre-dawn To sunrise ragas onto which he gets assisted by Mahapurush Misra (tabla), underscoring the delicate sarod, accentuating the ascending and descending movement of the piece, mixing in notes that fill it with the cheerful spirit of release as if a weight had been lifted from one’s shoulders. The other two sides of the disc are made up out of the more heavily freaking out “Morning Ragas” on which he gets flanked by Mahapurush Misra (tabla) and Anila Sinha (Tambura). He performs Hindustani classical music at its best and the discs on the Connoisseur Society series are considered amongst the finest ever to have been put down on wax. Although much of Ali Akbar Khan’s music is played in a traditional framework, the emphasis is still heavily on improvisation. The musical fabric is created at the moment of performance as especially becomes clear when immersing oneself in the “Morning Ragas”. This is music of the spheres that will even make la Monte Young blush with envy. Highest possible recommendation. Price: 25 Euro
2. ART ENSEMBLE OF CHICAGO:“Certain Blacks” (America – 6098) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Original France only issue, 1st original pressing. “On Certain Blacks the core four of Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Lester Bowie and Malachi Favors enlist two guests to aid them in the LP-sized journey into deep blues forms: Chicago Beau on tenor, piano and harmonica and Julio Finn blowing second mouth harp. Drummer Don Moye wasn't yet with the band. His precursor William Howell favors a somewhat more rhythmically orthodox approach to the kit and a propensity for hard- boiled beats. Assuming the moniker Edward, Jr., Mitchell focuses his attention on the mighty bass sax. His corpulent lines blast and etch away at the Studio Decca rafters pouring forth with pathos-rich potency. Built on a simple vocal mantra and gospelized riff, the side-long title cut stretches far and wide and posits no shortage of righteous ebullience. The horns cavort and swirl around a rhythmic center eventually dispersing into solos cropped by boisterous shouts and unison returns to the staple aphorism. Jarman's switch to vibes leavens some of the momentum, but the six lock back on the groove thanks to Favors stout ostinato. A snippet of telling banter at the close betrays some surprising dissention at odds with the professed unity behind the piece. Side B divides in two with another Beau composition "One for Jarman and a rollicking cover of Sonny Boy Williamson's "Bye Bye Baby that revels in the syncopation-suffused ambience of a South Side rent party, heavy on the funk. The former tune features the Beau's ivories dancing in line with a lush contingent of horns, plumb bob bass and drums through a tropical-tinged reverie.” (Derek Taylor – All About Jazz). Spot on! Price: 40 Euro
3. AYLER, ALBERT: “First Recordings” (Sonet/ Teichiku Records – UPS-2013-N) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Record: Near Mint). Japan original press, 2nd issue in top shape of classic slide. Price: 30 Euro
4. AYLER, ALBERT: “Ghosts” (Freedom/ Trio Records – PA-9710) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ Obi: Excellent). Rare but 2nd press issue in top condition of killer and highly essential Ayler side with Gary peacock and Don Cherry to flank him. Hardly surfaces and damned cheap. Price: 30 Euro
5. AYLER, ALBERT TRIO: “Spiritual Unity” (ESP Disk/ Nippon Phonogram – SFX-10712) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ 4 Paged Insert: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint). High quality Japanese 2nd press issue out of 1978 all complete with insert and obi. Top condition and so bloody fucking essential!!! Price: 35 Euro
6. BAD BRAINS: “Quick Take Over” (Blitz Records – BB79) (EP Record: Near Mint/ Picture Sleeve: Near Mint). 1989 privately released outtakes, with tracks “Pay To Cum”, recorded in the studio sometime in 1980 and “Supertouch”, “Pffft” recorded live somewhere in 1979. Price: 25 Euro
7. BENTWIND: “Sussex” (Delval – DV-007) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Long gone and deleted Delval issue of Canadian heavy psych rarity from 1968. This one always fries my cranium to a close meltdown with Riverside blasting at full volume through my speakers and igniting a riot in the neighborhood. Killer but getting so damned hard to pull. Price: 75 Euro
8. BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY: “S/T” (Mainstream – S/6099) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Excellent ~ Near Mint - has a faint trace of ringwear on upper side, neglectable). Original US first pressing, stereo copy. Price: 40 Euro
9. BLONDIE: “Eat To The Beat” (Toshiba EMI Japan – WWS-81255) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint/ Poster Insert: Near Mint/ Imprinted Inner Sleeve: Near Mint/ 4 Paged Liner Notes: Near Mint). Original Japan 1st press from 1979. “Just as Blondie’s second album, Plastic Letters as a pale imitation of their self-titled debut, Eat To The Beat, their fourth album, was a secondhand version of their breakthrough third album, Parallel Lines - one step forward, half a step back. There was an attempt, on such songs as "The Hardest Part" and "Atomic," to recreate the rock/disco fusion of the group's one major U.S. hit, "Heart of Glass," without similar success, and, elsewhere, the band just tried to cover too many stylistic bases. "Die Young Stay Pretty," for example, dipped into an island sound complete with modified reggae beat (a foreshadowing of the upcoming hit "The Tide Is High"), and "Sound-a-Sleep" was a lullaby that dragged too much to be a good change of pace. The British, who had long since been converted, made Eat To The Beat another chart-topper, with three major hits, including a number one ranking for "Atomic" and almost the same success for "Dreaming," but in the U.S., which still saw Blondie as a slightly comic one-hit wonder, the album was greeted for what it was -- slick corporate rock without the tangy flavor that had made Parallel Lines such ear candy.” (All Music Guide). Price: 35 Euro
10. The DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET: “Time out with Take Five b/w Blue Rondo A La Turk” (Columbia – LSS-69) (33 RPM EP Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Picture Sleeve: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ Company Inner Sleeve: Near Mint). Rare Japan 1962 original EP pressing in outstanding condition of classic slide. Top condition! Price: 25 Euro
11. CASH, JOHNNY: "At Folsom Prison" (CBS - S-63308) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Excellent). Classic and totally indispensable slide. Original 1968 Dutch first pressing that sounds killer. Price: 25 Euro
12. CHARLATANS: “The Ones Who Started It All” (Shark – Shark001) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Amazing LP by Frisco’s finest. Unreleased recordings by the Charlatans dating back to 1966 ~ 1968. Codeine and the rest, killer no filler. Has been a while since I came across a copy of this one. In need of a massive re-appreciation. Price: 30 Euro
13. CHIEF COMMANDER EBENEZER OBEY & HIS INTER-REFORMERS BAND: “Immortal Songs For Travellers” (Decca – WAPS-378) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Excellent ~ Near Mint). 1977 original press of Nigerian classic. Great condition!!! Price: 20 Euro
14. COLTRANE, JOHN: “Live At The Village Vanguard” (Impulse – AS-9124) (Record: Excellent ‾ Near Mint/ gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). Clean US pressing – 2nd press – of another vital Coltrane slide with in the line-up Pharoah Sanders and Alice Coltrane. Price: 20 Euro
15. COLTRANE, JOHN: “Africa / Brass” (Impulse – IMP-88090) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint). Original Japan first issue Impulse pressing all complete with obi. Coltrane’s first release for the Impulse label. Rare Japanese pressing that sounds fantastic. They are getting damned scarce these last years and hardly ever turn up anymore as clean as this one. Archival copy. Price: 20 Euro
16. COLTRANE, JOHN: “Africa / Brass” (Impulse – YS-8501-AI) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ OBI: Near Mint). Super clean Japanese Impulse pressing all complete with obi. Coltrane’s first release for the Impulse label. Rare Japanese pressing that sounds fantastic. They are getting damned scarce these last years – especially copies with obi - and hardly ever turn up anymore as clean as this one. Archival copy. Price: 30 Euro
17. CRASS: “Reality Asylum b/w Shaved Women” (Crass Records) (Single Record: Near Mint/ Poster Sleeve: Excellent). Shortly after the release of The Feeding Of The 5000, Crass released their debut 7" single on their own record label - Crass Records - for the princely sum of 45p. Being so cheap, how could anyone not buy it? Reality Asylum was a version of the song that the pressing plant in Ireland had refused to deal with when due initially to go on Feeding Of The 5000 and after hearing it, it was very easy to understand why it had caused offence. Sung - or rather, spoken - by yet another Crass member going by the name of Eve Libertine, it was completely at odds with any preconceived notion of what this Punk group called Crass should sound like. No Punk Rock record was this but more a soundscape, a cut-up collage of sounds taken from the radio interspersed with a child's prayer. And yes indeed, it was very blasphemous and in more ways than one: "I am no feeble Christ, not me. He hangs in glib delight upon His cross, above my body. Lowly me. Christ forgive ? Forgive? Holy He. He holy, He holy. Shit He forgives. Forgive? Forgive? I? I? Me? I? I vomit for you Jesu. Christy Christus. Puke upon your papal throne. Wrapped you are in the bloody shroud of churlish suicide. Wrapped I am in the muddy cloud of hellish genocide. Petulant child. I have suffered for you where you have never known me. I too must die. Will you be shadowed in the arrogance of my death? The voice of Eve Libertine was authoritative, confident and sincere; pronouncing the words precisely in a calm and measured tone: "He hangs upon His cross in self-righteous judgement. Hangs in crucified delight. Nailed to the extent of His vision. His cross. His violence. Guilt. Sin. He would nail my body to His cross. As if I might have waited upon Him in the garden. As if I might have perfumed His body. Washed those bloody feet. This woman that He seeks. Suicide visionary. Death reveller. Rake. Rapist. Gravedigger. Earthmover. Lifefucker. Jesu. You scooped the pits of Auschwitz. The soil of Treblinka is rich in your guilt. The sorrow of your tradition. Your stupid humility is the crown of thorns we all must wear." If Reality Asylum was indeed an exercise in freedom of speech that caused eyebrows (and for some - hackles) to be raised then the record's flip side was an exercise in raising questions - along with the tempo. With Eve Libertine again taking on lead vocals, Shaved Women starts with her screaming out like a clarion call to the world: "Shaved women collaborators!" Then to the sound of a hurtling train the phrase "screaming babies, screaming babies" picks up the rhythm and runs with it accompanied by Eve continuing to scream: "Shaved women collaborators, shaved women are they traitors? Dead bodies all around. Shaved women instigators, shaved women shooting dope. Shaved women disco dancing." Bloody awesome. Price: 50 Euro
18. CRASS: “How Does It Feel To Be The Mother of 1000 Dead?” (Crass Records) (EP Record: Near Mint/ Poster Sleeve: Near Mint/ Imprinted Inner Sleeve: Excellent). UK original pressing of another high water mark by the world’s greatest punk band ever!!! “Crass released another single: ‘How Does It Feel To Be The Mother Of A Thousand Dead?’ A direct attack on Thatcher, it came in a black sleeve decorated with white graveyard crosses. When, during Prime Minister’s Question Time,Thatcher was asked if she’d heard the record, things were getting serious.The Conservative Party attempted to fight back, as the Guardian reported: “The Attorney General, Sir Michael Havers, has been asked by the Conservative MP for Enfield North, Mr. Tim Eggar, to prosecute an Anti-Falklands war record under the Obscene Publications Act. The record, ‘How Does It Feel To Be The Mother of 1,000 Dead? by the group Crass, which also owns the record company Crass Records, which released it, is said to have sold 20,000 copies since it was issued last Saturday. It refers to Mrs. Thatcher and the decision to send the Task Force. “You never wanted peace or solution, from the start you lusted after war and destruction… Iron Lady, with your stone heart, so eager that the lesson be taught that you inflicted, you determined, you created, you ordered… It was your decision to have those young boys slaughtered.”(George Barber wrote in The Crass Story). Price: 40 Euro
19. CRASS/ POISON GIRLS: “Persons Unknown – Bloody Revolutions” (Crass Records – no421984/I) (EP Record: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ Poster Picture Sleeve: Near Mint). Original UK pressing of 1980. Totally vital and totally awesome split single release by Crass and the Poison Girls. Price: 20 Euro
20. CRASS: “You’re Already Dead b/w Nagasaki Is yesterday’s Dog-End – Don’t get Caught” (Crass Records – Cat. No. 1984) (EP Record: Near Mint/ Poster Picture Sleeve: Near Mint/ Imprinted Inner Sleeve: Near Mint). Original 1984 UK press of anarcho punk classic. “This was no lame parting shot, however and will go down in history as one of punk’s last real, radical revolutionary records. It’s as much a representation of the times it was written and recorded in and anticipation of the events to come under the Thatcher regime than anyone had really done before. Not surprising really as in it’s naive, fundamental way the Left had seriously underestimated the Conservative regime.In essence, you could feel things were heating up as the disparate(and some would argue desperate) mish mash forces of the Left rose up to meet the challenge of Thatcher’s embryonic Neo Liberal agenda. On the back of two already seismic, contrasting years of social upheaval (in the form of the 1981 inner city riots and the Irish Hunger Strikes whereby both Black and Irish communities bore the full frontal assault of respective the British State’s forces and media lies to the flag waving, jingoistic support of the British general public for the Falklands War of 1982) this record seemed to be in stark contrast to previous releases by Crass. This was no jolly sing-along punk anthem in the vein of ‘Big A, Little A’ or the tortured, squealing, pleading anguish of’ How Does it Feel(to be a Mother of a Thousand Dead). This was much more urgent, sombre and reflective of the realities of the enemies that we were facing. The music in itself is a strange, meandering mixture of punk and shouty poetry put to music all encompassed in the one tune. Not what I was expecting but again hypnotically compelling after a few listens due to the nature of the lyrics.” (Talk Punk) Price: 40 Euro
21. CURSON, TED with Eric Dolphy, Kenny Drew; Jimmy Garrison; Roy Haynes, etc: “Plenty Of Horn” (Columbia Records – YW-7577-AX) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ Obi: Excellent). Second issue Japanese original pressing on Columbia with second issue obi. Price: 30 Euro
22. DENNY, MARTIN: “Martin Denny’s Exotic Sounds From The Silver Screen” (Liberty Records/ Toshiba Musical Industries – SLBY-1008) (Red Wax Record: Near Mint/ Fragile Flip Back Jacket: Near Mint). First original Japanese pressing that was released in June of 1962. Comes housed in Japan only jacket art as it was a Japan only issue. Record comes pressed on beautiful red wax. This one rarely surfaces, especially in a condition like this one here. Price: 65 Euro
23. DYLAN, BOB: “The Bootleg Series Vol. 7 ~ deluxe LP Edition ~ No Direction Home: The Soundtrack – A Martin Scorsese Picture” (Columbia Records – C2L 93937-1) (4 LP Record Set: Near Mint/ 2 x Gatefold LP Jackets: Mint/ Booklet: Mint/ Postcard: Mint). Long deleted and gone issue that saw the light of day way back in 2006. Top condition heavy duty box set. Essential to any self respecting Dylan aficionado. Price: 125 Euro

24. FLEUR DE LYS: “Mud In Your Eye b/w I’ve Been Trying” (Polydor – 56124) (EP Single: Near Mint/ Generic Sleeve: Excellent). Originally released in 1966 and drop dead rare, this is a perfect reissue/ counterfeit issue of this killer UK freak-beat jammer that comes with a so delirious but deranged fuzz assault. Do yourself a favour and get some cool sounds in the house with this one, you won’t regret it and drive the neighbors completely haywire in the process. Price: 20 Euro

25. FRY, MARK: "Dreaming With Alice" (Akarma - AK-126) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). Reissue of fantastic 1972 UK Acid Folk record par excellence. The record rests somewhere between Donovan’s erotic mysticism and the woodsy romps of Comus. At the time of the album’s recording, there was a renewed interest in surrealism in Italy, and this influence can be felt throughout the record. Although it pretty much stays within the conventions of psych-folk, trace elements of prog can also be discerned. In fact, it’s not difficult to picture Goblin finding inspiration in Dreaming. Price: 25 Euro
26. The GERMS: “Forming b/w Sex Boy” (Gift Of Life – GIFT-008) (EP Record: Near Mint/ Picture Sleeve: Near Mint). Reissue of quintessential LA punk slide. Price: 20 Euro

27. JOHN HANDY & ALI AKBAR KHAN: “Karuna Supreme” (MPS RECORDS/ Teichiku Records - KUX-12-P) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Japanese original pressing from 1977 in outstanding condition of classic slide. Price: 25 Euro

28. The GUISEPPI LOGAN QUARTET: “S/T” (ESP Records/ Nippon Phonogram – SFX-10716) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Excellent ‾ Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint). Japan first press original with obi. “One of the more mysterious figures on the always mysterious label ESP-Disk, Giuseppi Logan was a Philadelphia-born reedman who made only two recordings as a leader and less than a dozen more as a sideman before disappearing entirely. One of the most uncompromisingly "out" free jazz records of its time, this 1964 session features Logan on tenor and alto sax, Pakistani oboe, clarinet, flute, and even bass, backed with a piano-bass-drums trio featuring drummer Milford Graves, the leading free jazz drummer of the New York scene. Graves doubles on tabla, adding the then-unique Indian percussion sound to the chaotic opener, "Tabla Suite." The other four tracks are slightly more restrained than that wild start, but while pianist Don Pullen and bassist Eddie Gomez occasionally slip into recognizable chord patterns and time signatures (particularly on the almost conventional opening section of the 15-minute "Bleeker Partita"), the completely free playing of Logan and Graves keeps the set firmly in free jazz territory. Detractors have long said that Logan went into free jazz because his technique was poor but, while his tone is occasionally a little weak, his solos never sound random in the manner of an undertrained player. The Giuseppi Logan Quartet is definitely only for the free jazz faithful, but it's a solid, often fascinating set.” (All Music Guide). Brilliant slide, one of the highlights in the ESP catalogue. Price: 40 Euro