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1. V.A.: ACID JAM: “S/T” (Woronzow – Woo6) (Record: Excellent/ Jacket: Near Mint). Original 1988 UK pressing on Bevis Frond’s own imprint and one of the hardest to track down titles of the label’s early dayz. One of my fave records as a teen growing up and I have lost countless brain cells while listening to this head fuck while tripping my head of in my little room. Price: 75 Euro
2. V.A./ ALTENA ’72: “Eine Dokumentation Fur Die Freunde Und Teilnehmer Des New Jazz Meetings Auf Burg Altena” (Private/ JG Records – 1972) (2 LP Record: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Hand Pasted Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Attached 8 Paged Booklet: Near Mint). Top condition German private press free jazz beast that saw the light of day in 1972 in limited run. Hard-hitting improvisational interplay recorded live at the Internationale New Jazz Meeting auf Burg Altena on 24th and 25th June, 1972 under the banner “New Jazz Altena” and spearheaded by some of Europe’s finest Avant-jazz combos. Burg Altena was a smaller small but equally interesting festival, organized by Heinz Bonsack and Karl-Heinz Klüter respectively. Bonsack, a dentist, wanted to push new music like Krautrock and free jazz and also promoted musicians from Eastern Europe. The line-up is very exciting, providing some utterly amazing music that really shows the transformation that was taking place at the time in Germany! The range of performers here was amazing and here 4 groups are included, everyone getting a sidelong exposure to showcase their incendiary sound clusters with performances and improvisations by Michal Urbaniak Group, Scandinavia New Jazz Group, Wolfgang Dauner’s Et Cetera and Karl Berger Company. The whole set is pure heat, making your speakers to ooze out liquid lava! Pristine condition. Price: Offers!!!
3. V.A./ AMERICAN PRIMITIVE VOL. 1: “Raw Pre-War Gospel (1926~36) (Revenant Records – 6005) (Clear 2 LP Vinyl Record & Gatefold Jacket: SEALED). Original 1997 Revenant release. 77-minutes of gut-bucket, early gospel from the collections of Gayle Dean Wardlow and John Fahey, complete with a 24-page booklet of liner notes and photos. Includes Charley Patton, Rev. I.B. Ware with Wife & Son, Bukka White, William & Versey Smith, Blind Willie Davis, Frank Palmes, Bo Weavil Jackson, Elder Otis Jones, Blind Roosevelt Graves, Blind Joe Taggart, Blind Mamie Forehand, Jaybird Coleman, and more. The album’s subtitle says it all, since it simply doesn’t come much rawer than this. Familiar names such as Charley Patton, Bukka White, and Jaybird Coleman are included not only for the power of their delivery but to make it possible to market the disc to blues audiences. The real joy of this collection, though, lies in the work of obscure artists who generally recorded only a few sides. Compiled from the collections of Fahey and Gayle Dean Wardlow, the disc presents diverse styles of African-American sacred music by 17 artists such as the Rev. Edward Clayborn, Blind Mamie Forehand, Elder Otis Jones, and the Rev. I.B. Ware. Pentecostal shouts and ring shout-derived chants are included, but much of the disc is devoted to guitar evangelists. Bottleneck playing is the most common form of accompaniment, the slide guitar substituting for a congregational response to the vocal call. The guitar performances are balanced with other instrumental combinations less frequently associated with the gospel music of the 1920s and ’30s: harmonica duets, a fiddle-driven string band, and a unique pairing of pump organ and washboard. Awesome. Price: 85 Euro
4. V.A./ ANTHOLOGY OF DUTCH ELECTRONIC TAPE MUSIC: “Vol.1. 1955 ~1966” (Composers’ Voice CV 7803). (2 LP set: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: near Mint ~ Mint/ 8-page Booklet: Near Mint). TOP copy and next to impossible to find in such perfect state as this one here!!!! Containing works by a variety of Dutch composers such as Ton de Leeuw (Study 1957), Jan Boerman (Musique concrete 1959) Henk Badings (Cain and Abel 1956), Tom Dissevelt (Gamelan 1963/64), Peter Schat (The Aleph 1964/65), Ton Bruynel (Reflexes 1961) and many more. Includes bound-in 8-page booklet with a brief history in English of Dutch electronic music till 1966, written by Dick Raaijmakers. Hideously rare but amazing – if not one of the best LP’s covering electronic and tape music – that came out decades ago and that since then has been elusive ever since. Rarely surfaces and it took me almost 5 years to get a spare copy of this one. Unlike many LP’s that cover electronic music tout cour, almost no recordings focus on the early tape music experiments and even less document one of the most exciting scenes of experimentation being the Netherlands. This massive double LP set (113 minutes total) offers one piece each by pretty much every composer who completed a piece at any one of the Dutch electronic music studios between 1955 and 1966. It contains some awe-inspiring and very early pieces, running the gamut from Hans Kox’s dynamic electronic organ studies to Berend Giltay’s looping white-noise blast precision tape edits. This set is so awe-inspiring and stupefying that it is almost too much to take in at once... but ultimately proving to be the be-all/end-all in documentation of the early Dutch “scene”. It also focus on the different schools active within this one little scene and the set also shed some clarity on the differences in approach and execution between the Studio of the Netherlands radio Union (Kox, De Leeuw); Studio of Delft Technical University (Boerman, Spek and Escher); Philips Studio (Badings, de Leeuw & Raaijmakers); Studio of Utrecht State University (Weiland, Kox, Schat & Dissevelt); Studio of Ton Bruynel and the CEM Studio Bilthoven (Eisma, Gorter). Just amazing. Volume one is the hardest one of the two volumes to track down. Just never turns up. Here is a stunning perfect. So don’t think twice it is alright. Highest possible all time recommendation. Price: 250 Euro
5. V.A./ ANTHOLOGY OF DUTCH ELECTRONIC TAPE MUSIC: “Vol. 2. 1966 ~1977) (Composer’s Voice – CV7903). (2 LP set: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Gatefold Jacket & Booklet: Near Mint ~ Mint). TOP copy and next to impossible to find in such perfect state as this one here!!!! This is the second volume of the Anthology of Dutch Electronic Tape music. Vol.2 of a set of two. Compositions by Jacob Cats, Jos Kunst, Thomas arras, Victor Wentink, Louis Andriessen to name a few. Includes bound-in 8-page booklet with a brief history in English of Dutch electronic music from 1966 till 1977. A third volume was never issued. Well, one of the holy grails of electronic tape music is this hideously rare beyond belief 2 LP set that documents Holland’s electronic tape experiments. Extensive liner notes by Dick Raaijmakers. Unlike the first volume that focused on the closed studios, Volume 2 focuses on the open studios.Iuse “closed” in the sense that the composer works alone, tucked away in a studio as opposed to “open” in the sense that the composer links up with other forms of music production, other media and closely related forms of education, science and technology.  So with that in mind, the electronic composer wanting to “open” his studio and expand his horizons will have either to modify his art or to shift his position as an artist, so he will have to change his attitude towards electronic composing in studios using tape or he has to exalt the processing of sound using tape to the level of language processing for a new modern type of music. So it is this new wave that upsurged from 1966 on that this volume focuses on and it shows only but stunning results. So we have tape documentary music, tape collages and assemblages, tape montages, electronic tape compositions, radiophonic excursions, tape music as a political weapon, music for soundtracks and computer tape music. Very exciting it all sounds and actually is. I have searched high and low for finding a second copy and I doubt another one will cross my path within the next decade. Of all the electronic music/ musique concrete gems tucked away in my private stash, this one is definitely one of the best ever discs I have ever put my ear to. Primitive, analogue, tape-slicing experiments that will leave you begging for more, keeping you wondering why there is so little stuff like this available. It will definitely blow most of the electronic music you have ever heard straight out of the water. Killer material and hideously rare. Necessary szcomplement to the first volume, totally awe-inspiring and jaw dropping music. Price: 250 Euro
6. V.A.: AVANT GARDE: “Vol.2” (Deutsche Grammophon – MG9617/ 22) (6 LP Records: Near Mint/ 6 Individual LP Jackets: Near Mint/ 6 Individual Inserts: Near Mint/ Outer Slipcase Box: Near Mint/ OBI: Near Mint). Damned scarce Japan original pressing all complete with outer slipcase box and OBI. Contains records by Gruppe Nuova Consonanza; Bernd Alois Zimmermann; John Cage; Mauricio Kagel; Gottfried Michael Koenig and Karlheinz Stockhausen. Price: 200 Euro
7 V.A./ BIET-HET ~ 14 Flepse Nederbieters Uit De Jaren 60!: “S/T” (Private – Boem Records) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Limited to 300 copies only release from years ago, numbered edition, this one being 73/300. Yow! Dutch garage rock from the hippie days that will knock your socks off! The BIET HET collections is pretty awesome,. The track selection is uniformly excellent, running the gamut of styles, from the obvious (Dylanesque, Beatles-y, garage beat) to the more surprising (Brecht-ian propaganda, Indian psychedelia, etc.) Some pretty cool stuff from a wildly cool scene. It basically sold out on the spot the day it was released on vinyl and created quite a stir amongst those who got soaked in it. Just brilliant compilation of tracks that will otherwise never cross your path. Deliriously insane! Price: 150 Euro
8. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS CALIFORNIA: “20 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-02) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. 20 ESSENTIAL PUNK ROCK BLASTS! A classic collection of seminal Punk songs from ultra-rare 45s. All Californian bands including EDDIE & THE SUBTITLES, INJECTIONS, VKTMS, MAGGOTS, GEARS, CHEIFS, DOGS, FUNERAL, JONES and more! Tracklist:1. Eddie And The Subtitles - American Society./ 2. Injections - Prison Walls./ 3. Funeral - Waiting For The Bomb Blast./ 4. Reign Of Terror - Don't Blame Me./ 5. Silver Chalice - Wasted./ 6. Child Molesters - I'm Gonna Punch You In The Face./ 7. Insults - Stiff Love./ 8. Destry Hampton & The Wolves From Hell - Mean Boy./ 9. Vidiots - Laurie's Lament./ 10. Agent Orange - Bloodstains./ 11. VKTMS - Midget./ 12. Maggots - Tammy Wynette./ 13. Seizure - Cuties Wrong Now./ 14. Gears - Hard Rock./ 15. Plugz - Move It./ 16. Controllers - Slow Boy./ 17. Plain Jane & The Jokes - Class War./ 18. Joneses - Criminals In My Car./ 19. Chiefs - Tower 18./ 20. Dogs - John Rock. Price: 40 Euro
9. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS TEXAS: “18 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-01) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. 18 punk-rock blasts from Texas!. Tracklist: 1. Legionaires Disease - Rather See You Dead/ 2. Next - Cheap Rewards/ 3. Plastic Idols - I.U.D/ 4. Inserts - Doctor's Wives/ 5. AK-47 - The Badge Means You Suck/ 6. Skunks - Earthquake Shake/ 7. Stains - John Wayne Was A Nazi/ 8. Bobby Soxx - Scavenger Of Death/ 9. Bobby Soxx - Learn To Hate In The '80s/ 10. Huns - Busy Kids/ 11. Offenders - Lost Causes/ 12. Inanimate Objects - The New Ones/ 13. Telefones - She's In Love With The Rolling Stones/ 14. Bodysnatchers - Are You Into Destruction/ 15. Nervebreakers - My Girlfriend Is A Rock/ 16. Vomit Pigs - Baby's Playing Games/ 17. Really Red - I Was A Teenage Fuckup/ 18. Ejectors - Hydrohead. Price: 40 Euro

10. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS THE MIDWEST: “16 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-03) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. 20 ESSENTIAL PUNK ROCK BLASTS! A classic collection of seminal Punk songs from ultra-rare 45s. Another Bloodstains one, this time we take a look across the Midwest of the States and free sixteen rare essential punkrock blasts from their 1978-1982 exile. This part of the region seems to be more comfortable than anywhere else because all reaches almost forty-five minutes. Tracklisting: Can't Stand The Midwest - DOW JONES & INDUSTRIALS; Takin' The City By Storm - THE HASKELS; Sex Drive – EMBARRASSMENT; Human Garbage Disposal - THE GIZMOS; I'm A Drunk! - BALONEY HEADS; Long Gone - THE CUSTOMS; Slack – NNB; Killed In Jail - LATIN DOGS; War Hero - TOXIC REASONS; Gym Gerrard – GYNECOLOGISTS; Berlin Wall - CULT HEROES; I Let Jenny Ride - BRAIN POLICE; Soldier 19 - MENTALLY ILL; Process Of Elimination – ENDTABLES; Police State - CRAP DETECTORS; Death - THE FIVE. Price: 30 Euro

11. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS THE U.K: “16 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-03) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. An incredible all-killer-no-filler set of obscure UK punk rock from the old days. Included are tracks from Negatives, Tinopeners, Future Bodies, Silent Noise, Lip Moves, Henry Essence, Media, Mental, Lenny & The Lawbreakers, Nightrider, Slowguns, negatives, Rats, Speedball, What, Steroid Kiddies! Totally essential brain freezer! Price: 30 Euro
12. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS NORWAY: “24 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-0?) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. An incredible all-killer-no-filler set of obscure Norwegian punk rock from the old days. Included are tracks from Akutt Innleggelse - CIA/KGB (83); Akutt Innleggelse - Supersljerne (83); Borres Kork* - Pop Star (79); Akutt-80 - Nekt Blankt (81); De Sjenerte - Hva Skal Vi Si (81); De Press - Uknown (80); Feber - Full Kontroll (80); Johnny Yen Bang - Kill The Disco (80); Johnny Yen Bang - Fool (80); Johnny Yen Bang - Marching Robots (80); Norgez Bank - Nordens Paris (80); Wannskraek - Bla Heder (81); 1984 - Hva Faen (80); Z Off - Hurra For Norge (81); Rough Trade - Du Er En Dritt (80); Rough Trade - Play With Fire (80); Rough Trade - Diggin' TV (80); Kaare Og Partiet - Hakekors (80); Overdose - Takk Hold Kjeft (80); Overdose - Bla Hun (80); Oresus - Sjolvmordskomplekser (81); Anfall - Bomba E Klar (81); Anfall - T.V. (81); Anfall - Stressa (81). Stupefying Nordic brain freeze to give your ears some serious frostbite. Killer. Price: 30 Euro
13. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS DENMARK: “24 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-0?) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. An incredible all-killer-no-filler set of obscure Danish punk rock from the old days. Included are tracks from Television Sect (Sods, 1978, from only 7"); Skrid (Lost Kids, 1979, from "Paere Punk" compilation LP); Doomed Generation (Electrochok, 1979, from "Paere Punk" compilation LP); I Do What I Wanna Do / Magazine (Brats, 1979, from "Paere Punk" compilation LP); Concrete / Bubbles (Johnny Concrete, 1980, from only 7"); Hooray / Elektric Man (Bubs, 1980, from "Concert of the Moment" compilation 3LP); I'm Not Supposed To / You Might Get Hurt (Bollocks, 1980, from "Concert of the Moment" compilation 3LP); Suicide (Sods, 1980, from "Concert of the Moment" compilation 3LP); Fodt Som Nul / Diskodreng (Lost Kids, 1978, from 1.7"); Zig Zag / Fish In A Pool (Electric Deads, 1982, from 1.7"); Coverboy / Avis (City-X, 1980, from 1.7"); Spectator / Desillusioned (Gatecrashers, 1980, from only 7"); Locked Doors / 30 Years (Electric Deads, 1982, from 2.7" [Anti-Sex EP]); Lenin Zombies / Sick / Rend Mig I Reven (Prugelknaben, 1979, from cassette). Price: 30 Euro
14. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS YUGOSLAVIA: “22 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-0?) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killer compilation that came out in 1993. An incredible all-killer-no-filler set of obscure Yugoslavian punk rock dementia from the old days. Included are tracks from rare and essential punks blasts from PEKINSKA PATKA (1980), PANKRTI (1978, 1980), PARAF (1979, 1980), PRLJAVO KAZALISTE (1978, 1979), PROBLEMI (1981), TERMITI (1981), KUZLE (1981), BULDOGI (1981), INDUST BAG (1981), and LUBLANSKA PSI (1981). Detailed liner notes on the back. So awesome it hurts. Price: 30 Euro
15. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS SPAIN: “17 Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-0?) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). FEW COPIES resurfaced from the classic comp featuring Paralisis Permanente, Kaka Deluxe, Espasmodicos, Kangrena, Decibelios... the cream of the crop of Spanish Punk Rock 1977-1982. Price: 30 Euro
16. V.A./ BLOODSTAINS ACROSS SWEDEN: “Essential Punk Rock Blasts” (Scendo Scumbag Productions – Bloodstains-04) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint).  13-track compilation of Swedish punk covering the years 1977-1982 with the majority of tracks coming from 1978-1979. Featuring Watabout, Kriminella Gitarrer, Bugs, Rude Kids, Glo, Usch, Brulbajz, Mizz Nobody, Butter Utter, Vicuous Visions, Liket Lever, Blodarna. Price: 30 Euro
17. V.A./ BORN FREE – the 12 German Jazz festival – Various Artists - Doldinger Klaus Group, Dave Pike Set, Peter Brötzmann, Gunter Hampel Group, Albert Mangelsdorff, Free Jazz Group Wiesbaden, Phil Woods, Pierre Favre, Limbus 4, Joachim Kühn Group!: “S/T” (Scout – Sc-S11~14) (3 LP Set: Near Mint/ Laminated Triple Gatefold Jacket: Excellent ~ Near Mint). Bloody rare original 1070 German pressing in awesome condition. Festival Big Band, Albert Mangelsdorff Quartet, Klaus Doldinger Quartet, Phil Woods and his European Rhythm Machine, Dave Pike Set, Frederic Rabold Crew, Jazzworkers, Just Music, Free Jazz Group Wiesbaden, Frankfurter Trio fur Improvisation, Limbus 4, Modern Jazz Quintet, Peter Brotzmann Group, New Jazz Trio, Pierre Favre Group, Joachim Kuhn Group, Gunter Hampel Group, European Free Jazz Orchestra of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Just a killer line-up bringing forth some of the greatest European fire breathing freeborn music on the planet. This will rip your lungs out!!!! Price: 300 Euro
18. V.A./ BOULDERS: “S/T” (Ing-Wing Records – MLP-10). (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint, still in shrink). Killer and take no prisoners obscure compilation LP of even more obscure below the radar psych punk nuggets that will fry your brain. Brutal vintage teenage 1960s garage psych trash compilation on the highly acclaimed Boulders label. This is the shit, every track sounds like it has been set on fire with kerosene, a teenage bull market for raw sex, uncut lysergic madness, sniffing glue, amyl nitrites and double-ended Greek dildos. Meaning, that the music on display here sounds uglier and more addictive than any group of mutants you'd see at a bad insane asylum. So with credentials like these, you know this teenage 1960s trash psychedelic garage LP – all made up of rare EP and singles – is the stuff to shoot straight up into your cranium. Best thing to hit me blindly of late…if you can still stand up and walk straight after listening to this youthful rebellion disc, be sure to beam me up. Utterly fantastic!!!! Rare original 1st issue!!!! Price: 50 Euro
19. V.A./ BOULDERS: “The Greatest Rock Of All – Presents The Sixties Punk EP Box” (Moxie Records – Moxie Box 1) (4 EP Records: Near Mint/ Outer Box Set: Near Mint/ Poster Insert: Near Mint/ Sealed Bag of 2 Moxie Balloons & Candles: Mint). Absolutely killer sixties garage punk & snot-faced, pimple-scarred psychedelic teenage angst EP box set compilation. Drenched with killer all incinerating fizz assaults on the senses, teenage angst reigns throughout this set. Passing the revue are the Electric Co., Al Quick & Massochists, the Laymen, the Motion, Xcellents, The 5 Canadians, The Dirty Shames, The Emperors, The Era of Sound, The Sparklers, The Denims, Acid Head, Velvet Illusions, Teddy & The Patches, Thee Sixpence, Perils, Petrified Forest, Road Runners, Rear Exit, Pilgrimage. Fuck this beats sniffing glue for sure but is bound to give to the same pleasure. Recommended to all of your thrill seekers. Price: 75 Euro
20. V.A./ CALIFORNIA ACID FOLK: “S/T” (Penguin Records) (2 LP Set: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Seriously rare double LP set limited edition 500 copies from '81. Include previously unreleased tracks by Byrds, Country Weather, Kaleidoscope (live '67), Factory (Lowell George), Mystery Trend, Dino Valente, International Submarine Band, Misfits (Bob Mosley ex Moby Grape), Vibra-Sonics (Joey Covington ex Jefferson Airplane), American Four( Arthur Lee). Total mesmerizing compilation containing one of my favorite tunes by The Byrds - LIVE on Swedish Radio as well as the last track by Lucy Baines. One LP side each for a Byrds 1967 Swedish radio broadcast (in perfect sound), Kaleidoscope live at the 1967 Berkeley folk festival (although the fidelity is subpar), and unreleased light harmony psych demos from Country Weather. The fourth side is an assortment of rarities from the International Submarine Band, Mystery Trend, Dino Valente, and early sides by groups that featured Lowell George, Arthur Lee, and Bob Mosley before any of those musicians had become famous in biggest acts. The record cover comes from a Rick Griffin poster for a Quicksilver concert at the Avalon. Track listing is as follows: Side One: 1. Byrds - Hey Joe/ 2. Byrds - My Back Pages/ 3. Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man/ 4. Byrds - He Was A Friend Of Mine/ 5. Byrds - So You Want To Be A Rock and Roll Star/ 6. Byrds - Roll Over Beethoven// Side Two: 1. Country Weather - Time Is Leaving Me Behind/ 2. Country Weather - New York City Blues/ 3. Country Weather - Carry A Spare/ 4. Country Weather - Fly To New York// Side Three: 1. Kaleidoscope - Oh Death/ 2. Kaleidoscope – Taxim/ 3. Kaleidoscope - Egyptian Gardens// Side Four: 1. The Factory - No Place I'd Rather Be/ 2. The Factory - Smile, Let Your Life Begin/ 3. The Mystery Trend - Johnny Was A Good Boy/ 4. Dino Valenti – Birdses/ 5. International Submarine Band - Sum Up Broke/ 6. The Misfits - The Uncle Willie/ 7. Vibra-Sonics - Thunder Storm Price: 200 Euro
21. V.A./ CALIFORNIA EASTER ALBUM: “S/T” (Penguin Records) (2 LP Set: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Rarest one in this "California" series is this seriously rare double LP set limited edition 500 copies from '81. This is the 1st issue which include previously unreleased tracks by Jerry & Sarah Garcia ('63), Pigpen & Peter Alvin ('63), Grateful Dead & Beach Boys (live '71), Love (live '70), Hot Shit (pre Hot Tuna, live '69), Mad River (!!! live '67), Blue Cheer!!! (TV broadcast '68). Total killer west Coast psychedelic madness. Price: 200 Euro
22. V.A./ CIRCUS DAYS Vol. One: “Pop-Sike Obscurities 1966 ~ 70” (Strange Things Are Happening – STZ-5001) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Stunning collection of UK freak beat and psychedelic singles featuring the Penny Peeps; Arzachel; Rhubarb-Rhubarb; Johnny Burton; Vashti; Lomax All-Stars; Nick Garrie; Tandem; Waterloo; Jon Plum; Clover; Los Brincos; Stars; Peter Cook & Dudley Moore; Dry Ice; Head West and a mystery track. All killer no filler, the magazine Strange Things Are Happening was already a brain blower back in the day but the comps they put out was the aural icing on the membranes! Collect them all as they do not turn up that often...Price: 35 Euro
23. V.A.: CIRCUS DAYS Vol. 5: “More Obscure Pop-Sike 1966 ~’70” (Strange Things Are Happening – STZ-5011) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Excellent ~ Near Mint). It was 1966 - and music was becoming richer, subtler, more experimental and far more interesting than before. The music industry got into gear - and a myriad of one-off records came tumbling out. Some were plain tongue-in-cheek joke psychedelia, but others were well-intentioned attempts at creating something magnificent. A good example would be 'Rain, Rain, Rain' by Threshold Of Pleasure, what must go down as one of pop-sike gems of the era. This kick-ass compilation is filled with Carnaby Street color, and brimmed with effects galore. OK, so now we're off and running let's start naming names: Blue Yogurt. Who can remember seeing them way back then? No-one? Did they really exist? What about The Sweetshop whose 'Barefoot & Tiptoe' skirts fuzz-box dementia and virtual top-ten catchiness - where are they now? Mini-skirts go with pop-sike. So do Chelsea pensioner uniforms, PVC macs and other trappings of commercial psychedelia. Some films caught the spirit: "Bedazzled", "Smashing Time", "Here We Go Round TheMulberry Bush" and "Un Beau Monste" all contain great pop-sike themes. The real gems, however, come from unearthing the one-offs. Recorded in a swathe of bouncy, all-you-need-is Pop-pirate good humor - and a floppy hat innocence. The flood of summer-fun, go-go goodies lasted until the early 70's. Indeed, while the 'real' groups became ever more laid back (some almost horizontal), pop-sike flourished. Price: 35 Euro

24. V.A./ CLEAR CUT: “S/T” (Rough Trade/ Japan Record – RTL-5) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ Big Sized Pop Group Poster: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint). Rare Japan only compilation LP that came out in 1981. It brings together tracks by such sonic luminaries out of the UK underground scene that was then in full swing such as Josef K; The Fall; Orange Juice; The Gist; Girls At Our Best; Red Crayola; The Raincoats; Delta 5; This Heat; Essential Logic; Scritti Politi and Robert Wyatt. Just a deadly line-up. All complete copy! Price: 75 Euro

25. V.A./ The EAST VILLAGE OTHER: “S/T” (ESP Records – ESP-1034) (Record: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Legendary and much sought after ESP Records compilation album that only assembled previously unreleased cuts by most notoriously the Velvet Underground with a track that is only to be found on this disc. Other artists include luminaries such as Gerard Malanga, Alan Ginsberg, Tupi Kupferberg of the Fugs, Andy Warhol, Ed Sanders, etc. legendary and totally essential. Top copy and original pressing. They do not come any better than this copy here. Price: 100 Euro
26. V.A./ EIN JAHR JAZZ ALTENA – ISERLOHN: “Remembering Sixty-Nine” (Private/ JG Records – JG04~05) (2 LP Record: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Fragile Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Attached 8 Paged Booklet: Near Mint). Top condition German private press free jazz beast that saw the light of day in 1969 in limited run. Recorded over the course of different dates in 1969, these events would form the kickstart for the later editions of the Altena Jazz Festival. The 2 LP set here has some amazing adventurous music on display and beholds the following ear-waxing performances: Side 1 - Xhol Caravan, Wolf-Doldinger Quartett. Side 2 - Blue Note Juniors; Boogie Woogie Company, Sidewalk Hot Jazz Orchestra. Side 3 - Dave Pike Set, Jon Eardly All Stars, Joachim Kühn Group, Walter Strerath Quintett. Side 4 - Jazz Trinity (The Three), Werner Geck Quartett. Apart from the music on side 2 (according to my humble ears) all is absolutely amazing and the artists were recorded respectively live on the following dates: 09 March 1969: Dave Pike Set, Nachrodt. 26 April 1969:  Xhol Caravan, Altena. 07 Juni 1969: Boogie Woogie Company, Nachrodt. 11 October 1969: Albert Mangelsdorff Quartett, Altena. 26 October 1969: Peter Trunk Sextett, Iserlohn. 02 November 1969: Free Jazz Group Joachim Kühn, Altena. 15 November 1969: Sidewalk Hot Jazz Orchestra, Iserlohn. 22 November 1969: New Jazz Star Trio with Manfred Schoof, Peter Trunk, Cees See, Nachrodt. 06 December 1969: Dave Pike Set, Altena. 07 December 1969: Walter Strerath Trio/ Quartet/ Quintet, Iserlohn. Especially the Xhol Caravan set is amazing, hitting my nerves at all the right spots like a blast of summer lightning. Doldinger, Dave Pike, Joachim Kuhn and Jazz Trinity provide the right jazz injection descending like a swarm of wild bees aiming at my honey dripping membranes. Just deep freeze brainiac sounds that keep you begging for more. This record was only made in 1969 after Karlheinz Klüter got 100 pre-Orders and his 5-year-old son drew the cover, which fits the music on display like a warm velvet glove. The rarest of the Altena series on JG Records, rarely ever surfaces and this one is pristine and comes with the booklet. Highest recommendation. Price: Offers!!!!
27. V.A./ THE ELECTRIC LEMONADE ACID TEST: “An Anthology Of The President Label 1967 ~ 70” (Tenth Planet – TP048) (Record: Excellent/ Jacket: Excellent). Anthology of psych-era President recordings with 14 essential tracks from Hat & Tie, Rhubarb Rhubarb and others. 'Rubble'-style sleeve with insert, 1000 numbered copies on 190 gram vinyl. Price: 15 Euro
28. V.A.: ENDANGERED SPECIES with Bullet Lavolta – Cows – Green River – Bored! – Monster Magnet – Codeine – Bitch Magnet – Surgery – Halo Of Flies – Helios Creed – Unsane – Bastards: “S/T” (Glitterhouse RecordsGR-0100-LC-8323) (6 EP Single Records: Near Mint/ 6 Picture Sleeves: Near Mint/ Outer Box: Near Mint). The various artists 7" box set. A rarity in the '80s and '90s, and unheard of today. While they were never the rage (due mostly to extremely limited pressings and lack of recognizable participants) 7" box compilations were well curated, and marketed to fans of indie rock sub-genres. The Endangered Species box released on the European Glitterhouse Records imprint in 1990 is quite possibly the best example of this all but extinct vinyl configuration. Showcasing twelve eardrum-decimating, aggro-punk/post-punk/noise acts of the era, this collection consisting of six 45s (one band, one song to a side), Species shines it's collective spotlight on no less than six bands by my count (incl. Cows, Helios Creed, Bastards, Halo of Flies, Unsane and Surgery) that once released vinyl gracing the Amphetamine Reptile Records logo at one stage or another of their sordid careers. For many of you, the aforementioned lineup will no doubt enlighten you to the aesthetics of this compilation, but wait, there's more! Boston hard-ass punks Bullet Lavolta grace us with a scalding cover of Cheap Tricks durable as ever "Hello There," Bitch Magnet pitch us an exclusive non-LP goodie, Green River take The Dead Boy's "Ain't Nothin to Do" to task, Monster Magnet grace us with the stoner-phonic "Murder," and even slow-core idols in the making Codeine make an appearance here. Price: 50 Euro
29. V.A./ ELECTRONIC MUSIC – MUSIQUE CONCRETE: “A Panorama of Experimental Music Volume 1” (Mercury – SR-2-9123) (2 LP Set: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). Original 1968 US pressing of this amazing 2 LP set that comes housed in a beautiful silver/ black jacket. Contains tracks and cuts by Luciano Berio, Bruno Maderna, Luc Ferrari, Xenakis, Francois Dufrene & Jean Baronnet, Mauricio Kagel, Herbert Eimert, Pierre Henry, Gyorgy Ligeti, Andre Boucourechliev and Henri Pousseur. Price: 175 Euro
30. V.A./ ELECTRONIC PANORAMA: “Electronic Panorama – Paris, Tokyo, Utrecht, Warszawa” (Philips – 6740.001) (4 LP Set: Excellent ‾ near Mint/ Box Set: Excellent/ Booklet: Excellent). Awesome copy, top shape. Electronic gurus include: Malec: Spot. Ferrari: Visage V. Reibel: Two variations en etoile. Parmegiani: Ponomatopees II; Generique. P. Schaeffer-Henry: Bidule en ut. Malec: Dahovi II. P. Schaeffer: Etude aux allures Bayle: Solitioudc (ORTF Research Music Group). Vink: Screen. StibilJ: Rainbow. Weiland: Textuur. Cats: Lux. Maschayeki: Shur. Ponse: Radiophonie I. Kunst: Expulsion. Koenig: Funklion blau (Utrecht Studio for Electronic Music). Mayuzumi: Nlandara. Ishii: Kyoo. Shibata: Improvisation. Moroi: Shosanke (Tokyo Radio NHM Studio). Penderecki: Psalrnus. Dobrowoiski: Music for magnetic tape and oboe solo (Janusz Banaszek, oboe). Nordheim: Solitaire. Kotonskl: Microstructures. B. Schaffer: Symphonic/Symphony (Polish Radio Experimental Studio). “All this music crackles with intelligence. Evincing the quickness and edginess of characters brimming over with sparkle. The box is a head-to-head of the four major electronic studios of the day; the GRM of the ORTF (Paris), The University of Utrecht (Netherlands), Radio NHK (Tokyo) and The Warsaw Radio Studio of Experimental Music (Poland...) and frankly once you've heard it you'll wanna dig a huge hole in the ground and fill it with your Nurse With Wound and Autechre (et al.) records. Somehow no other experimental electronic music comes near this stuff. On a similar note I recently read Autechre going on about how they didn't think Stockhausen was "all that" and my lip curled. SHUT UP you dweebs! Go fiddle with your multi-tracks and leave the dude alone. If you had any idea of the gargantuan scale of the work involved in making this music! The slav-ish blinding toil these tape-edits constitute. Go on (you total saps) hit that "Avant Garde" Cubase preset and act all-superior. There's a whole other dimension to this of course, the reason this music is so super-humanly powerful and unexpected is that it emerged from the ravaged psyches of the Second World War. This is particularly true when you're talking about Stockhausen (here only in spirit) and Xenakis; the former whose mother was murdered by the Nazi's for being "insane" the latter who lost half his face fighting in the Greek Resistance movement. These people are drawing on emotional resources the scale and depth of which you can't even imagine. Disc one is the cheese. Frankly the French have it. Parmegiani's "Ponomatopees II" is a dizzying seething swathe. A pile-up of snatches of speech folded and sliced, extremely influential on later INA_GRM alumni like Phillip Mion. Parmegiani was very much Pierre Schaeffer's protégé, and as such he works close to the spirit of Musique Concrete. If you don't know it (and apologies if you do) the celebrated "essential moment" of Music Concrete came when Schaeffer cut the sound of a bell being struck from a recording, leaving only the sound of it's ring. The whole idea is right there, decontextualise a real-life sonic event and impel the listener to listen to it on it's own merits. Parmegiani's later work explores this sound-as-sound idea with breath-taking power. Also, and this EVERYONE should hear, Francois Bayle's "Solitioude" (1969) which the composer describes as such: "Irreverent movement, in spite of a series of light genuflexions (to Duke Ellington...Boris Vian...the Soft Machine)". To my mind it is the defining text for the Student Riots of the previous year, featuring elements of the sounds of the street battles of that confrontation and, get this, guitar parts provided by David Allen (The Soft Machine, Gong etc). In fact the Bayle and Parmegiani recordings, the latter of which is: "inspired by...some of the vocal ravings of pop singers" should dispel the lie that this music is in anyway an ivory tower undertaking. The Japanese disc has, as one might expect, a more contemplative yearning. Toshiro Mayuzumi's "Mandara" has these flitting dragonfly in a swamp fx, and the tone is markedly less strident. Listenable even ;-) I also like Makoto Moroi's "Shosanke" which: "is a suite of six variations on a trumpet sound traditionally associated with the Buddhist "Ceremony of Water" It's amazing how the symbolic possibilities inherent in electronic music are seized on so early in the day. Decade after decade we run across the same themes, usually peaking from time-to-time as demand for "depth" in electronic music varies. For example you can hear scant evidence of these characteristics in Grime, though I'd argue Wiley's tracks are picking up on it, particularly the whole frozen wastes shtick he's peddling. Actually Erik Davis's "Techgnosis" book was pretty good on the mile-wide currents running between the esoteric and electronic music. The contemplative, the other (via 3rd world music and elements thereof) the occult, the convergance of high and low culture. It's all here. The Warsaw and Utrecht crews also have a good bash. Krzysztof Penderecki's "Psalmus" (1961), the only purely electronic piece of his I'm aware of is splendid. Gabba fans take note, ha ha. Huge 2mm gaps punctuated by gloomy passing icebergs. Arne Nordheim also contributes a track. (I'm having real fun with this!) Of the Dutch lot Koenig is "firing on all cylinders." (Woebot). Price: 450 Euro
31. V.A./ ENGLISH FREAKBEAT: “16 British Beat-Pop Pounders Vol. 3” (Archive International Productions – AIP-10048) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Mint, still in shrink). Sadly a largely overlooked LP that throws together a mind-bending collection of UK single only releases of killer freakbeat/ mod/ psych cum tracks. Price: 50 Euro
32. 4 A.D. COMPILATION ALBUM: “Natures Mortes – Still Lives” (WEA Records – P-11149) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Excellent/ Obi: Near Mint). Damned fine Japan only compilation album from 1982 concentrating on the 4 A.D. label and stowing into the pot artists such as The Birthday Party, The Psychotik Tanks, rema-Rema, In Camera, Bauhaus, Mass, Cupol, Modern English, Sort Sol, The The, The Past Seven Days and Dif Juz. To blast away at full volume for optimal satisfaction. Price: 65 Euro
33. V.A./ FEEL LUCKY SKUNK?!: “All Dutch Junk ‘78~83 – No American Junk” (Look Back In Anger – 2101) (Orange Colored Wax Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint). Killer Dutch Punk compilation. Snotty, fast and uncomplicated, filled with thundering low-fidelity greatness, enough outrage and teeth-grinding frenzies to provide tears and fist-shaking tirades. Bloody fucking awesome!!! Comes on orange wax!!! Price: 30 Euro
34. V.A./ FILLMORE – THE LAST DAYS: “Fillmore – The Last Days” (Warner – P-5055~7W) (Outer Box set: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ 3 Records: Near Mint/ 7-Inch EP Single: Near Mint/ 2 Booklets: Mint/ Poster: Mint/ OBI: Mint/ Concert Ticket: Mint) First press issue complete with first issue OBI – ALL COMPLETE Japan 1st original press set!!! Stellar 3 LP box set on the Warner label that documents the closing days of the legendary Fillmore West live venue with performances by SF finest like the Grateful Dead, Santana, Hot Tuna and the incinerating guitar signature sounds of Scandinavian guitar gunslinger sex symbol Jorma Kaukonen, lysergic Quicksilver Messenger Service, etc. Legendary to say the least and quite indispensable document. The box is hard to come by these days especially total mint condition and with all the inserts present and in immaculate condition. First of all this box contains 2 detailed booklets, there were regular issues only have one booklet. First there is the US booklet, detailed with full color photographs splattered across its pages. A fully translated Japanese version of the booklet, adorned with totally different pictures of the artists involved, accompanies this edition. Next to that there is the total mint with no pinholes poster by Mouse and Kelly (which is hideously rare on its own account), the extra 7-inch record that is al ways lacking. And last but not least this set is complete with the always-missing concert ticket included!! And the hardly ever seen 1st issue OBI In short, this box is more than complete, total mint condition and the box itself has no ripped corners or any other defects. Most perfect copy to have ever crossed my path. Stunningly great on all fronts. Price: 150 Euro
35. FOR EXAMPLE: “Workshop Freie Musik 1969 - 1978 – Free Music production Akademie Der Kunste” (FMP - ) (3 LP Set: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Individual LP Sleeves: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Book: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Outer Slip Case Box Set: Excellent). Top copy. Same as the above but another spare copy. The condition is again out of this world, but a dash below the one listed above, so this one goes cheap. All is perfect, alone the outer box has some very faint sign of handling, so conservatively graded at EX~NM, still amazing copy, this condition never turns up on E-Gay, so rest assured, top shelf copy here!!! Almost cleanest and near perfect copy to ever have passed through my hands. The fragile outer slipcase box set has HARDLY NO wear at all – same goes for its contents. Next to impossible to ever upgrade upon this one. Released in an edition of 600 copies only in West Germany in 1978, “For Example” is the pinnacle of free jazz dementia housed in one eye-popping box set complete with thick as a brick booklet crammed with FMP related info and live action shots of all the artists involved in this set. You know how hard it is to lay your mittens on this artifact in clean and EX~NM condition and the prices it fetches, so I am sure you will agree this one is a steal...Price: 400 Euro
36. V.A./ FREE IMPROVISATION: “New Phonic Art/ Iskra 1903/ Wired” (Deutsche Grammophon 3 LP Box). (Mint condition). Legendary three LP box set. “Deutsche Grammophon was prepared in 1974 to allot three Improv groups an album each on an absorbing three LP set. Guitarist Derek Bailey, trombonist Paul Rutherford and bassist Barry Guy move together like facets of a turning mobile sculpture in the superbly integrated trio Iskra 1903, recorded during a concert series in Berlin in 1973. New Phonic Art provide French clarinetist Michel Portal, trombonist Vinko Globokar and percussionist Jean-Pierre Drouet with an alternative improvising context to their thorny involvement with Karlheinz Stockhausen's “Intuitive music”. They make vivid, dramatic music with Argentinean pianist Carlos Roque Alsina. The real surprise in the box is Wired, recorded in 1970. Canadian Mike Lewis plays sustained Hammond organ, Karl-Heinz Bottner interjects guitar and ocarina voicings, American Michael Ranta adds sparse, clangorous percussion and homemade plucked instruments. Supervisor Conny Plank contributed live electronics. Trimmed from two hours 20 minutes, it's a spellbinding meditation, a long hidden adjunct to Krautrock's finest atmospheres and evocations” (Julian Cowely – The Wire). Hugely influential box, top condition. A MUST! Price: 200 Euro
37. V.A./ FROM THE COLD JAWS OF PRISON: “By Inmates and Ex-Inmates, Musicians and Poets from Attica, Rikers a And The Tombs” (Folkways Records – FH-5403) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Mint – still housed in Shrink/ Booklet Insert: Near Mint). Top condition US first original pressing. "What you will hear on this recording is a cry of a people for justice and human dignity. You don’t know what freedom is unless you’ve experienced the chains from which to break free." The poems and music presented on this album were written and compiled by African-American inmates and ex-inmates of three prisons in the New York system—Attica, Rikers Island, and the Tombs. Their work speaks not only of the conditions faced in prison but to the broader African American experience outside prison walls where "Down went the junkie with the monkey on his back, the white world laughed because the junkie was Black." The music on display ranges from jazzy tunes to spiritual jazz jams, poetry slams, all blessed with a deep feeling. Really amazing recording! Top shape!!! Price: 200 Euro

38. V.A./ FROM CZECH ELECTRONIC MUSIC STUDIOS: “S/T” (Supraphon – 1.11.1423) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Absolutely brilliant & fantastic LP documenting the early Czech electronic music scene. Out of the window are high academic dialectics and in come adventurous and crude sound creations. Absolutely a killer slide and one of the great electronic & music concrete slides out there. TOP COPY, original 1st pressing. Price: 150 Euro

39. V.A./ GASHO ONGAKU NO RYOIKI. Featuring amongst others Takehisa Kosugi, Takemitsu Toru, Takahashi Yuji, Yuasa Yoji, etc.: “S/T” (Victor – SJX-1067〜73) (7 LP Set: Near Mint/ Cloth Bound Box Set: Near Mint/ 48 Paged Illustrated Booklet: Near Mint/ Outer Cardboard Slip Case OBI: Excellent). Totally complete copy with slipcase cardboard obi – all in TOP CONDITION!!!! It seems Kosugi Takehisa related items are mushrooming all over the list this time around. Here we have another obscurity for you, released here in Japan in a tiny edition way back in the mid-seventies. Ultra rare item and first copy I see for real. These babies just never ever turn up and are only referred to in hush voices in dark hallways. Great ultra rare 7 LP box set that came out in 1975. The whole set is comprised out of compositions by some of Japan’s finest avant-garde composers who each wrote new compositions especially for this release that were to be executed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus. The end result is baffling and had me floored, stupefied and mesmerized. I had never expected choral music to be such a challenging and mind blowing listening experience as on display on this box. The box is literally filled with highlights but my personal entrance point was Takehisa Kosugi’s contribution “South No. 5”, which comes close to sounding like insect hissing and chirping descending from the heavens, a plague of ghost like cave dwelling locusts to infest your dreams. Hard to believe this is merely voices at work, sounds at times like electronic music or musique concrete. Compelling to say the least. Other tracks sound like wild esoteric Buddhist chanting as if Magma had invaded the local monastery. On other pieces Akira and Osorezan era Geino Yamashirogumi spring clearly to mind. Still these are all first impressions since it will take me a couple of weeks to fully come to terms with the richness buried within this set. In all mind bending great stuff, austere and esoteric at the same time and a chilling listening experience. Highest possible recommendation and nowhere else available so take your chance and hold your piece forever. Rare beyond belief and bound to not surface again for years or decades to come. Massive original pressing!! Price: 500 Euro
40. V.A./ GATHERING OF THE TRIBES aka CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS ALBUM: “S/T” (Penguin Records) (2 LP Set: Near Mint/ Cool Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). Rare live recording LP, released in 1981 in a limited run. Very rare double LP set limited edition 500 copies from 1981,(see at the site as I have also a 2nd issue 2 LP version listed but housed in a single jacket sleeve) including previously unreleased tracks by Quicksilver Messenger Service (live '66), Charlatans (demo), Jefferson Airplane (live '66), Steve Miller Band (live '67), Moby Grape (live '66), Country Joe & The Fish (live '68), Grateful Dead with Janis Joplin (live '69), Byrds (radio show '67). Price: 200 Euro
41. V.A./ HUNGARIAN ELECTRONIC MUSIC: “S/T” (Hungaroton – SUPX-11851) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint). Stunningly hard to come by but jaw-dropping great LP documenting Hungarian electronic music as recorded at the Electronic Music Studio of the Hungarian Radio. All selections were recorded between 1972 ~ 1976. Original Hungarian press, just a massive collection of eerie sounds that seem to have originated in a vacuum outside of this world. Fantastic disc compiling tracks by pioneers like Zoltan Pongracz (1972 & 1975); Peter Eotvos (1968), Ivan Patachichi (1976 & 1975) and Mate Victor/ Peter Winkler (1975). Original 1979 pressing filled with ear watering vintage electronic sounds out of this scarcely documented scene. Simply one of the best discs in the field. Price: 150 Euro
42. V.A./ IMPULSE ARTISTS ON TOUR: “S/T” (Impulse – IMP-88180) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ Obi: near Mint). Rarely seen 1974 Japanese press issue – WHITE label PROMO issue with obi. Smashing Impulse title and one that always gets discarded from some perverse reason beyond my understanding. Live performances by Gato Barbieri; Keith Jarrett; John Klemmer; Sam Rivers and Michael White. Highly recommended and in desperate need for urgent reappraisal. Price: 60 Euro
43. V.A./ “INSPIRATION & POWER 14 FREE JAZZ FESTIVAL 1” (Trio Records – PA-3006~7) (2 Record Set: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint/ 4 Paged Booklet: Near Mint). Rare 1st original press with 1st issue GREEN OBI!!!! TOP CONDITION & with OBI!!!! Here you have a copy of the hideously rare 2 LP that documents a free jazz and improvisation festival that was staged in downtown Tokyo over the course of two weeks in June-July, 1973. As you might know, records that document the Japanese free jazz scene are almost impossible to track down. This one in particular gives a detailed overview of what was happening during the hey-days of the early seventies. The highlights on this disc are amongst others one of the most stunning pieces of sonic assault terrorism ever put down on vinyl by Takayanagi Masayuki's New Direction for the Arts ensemble, bringing forth a tremendous earlobe shattering version of “Mass Projection” that will certainly drive the cats completely nuts into the curtains and kerosene-infuse your otherwise sorry ass sex life. Furthermore are their stunning performances included by bass wonder Yoshizawa Motoharu, the Itaru Oki Quintet, Now Music Ensemble, Masahiko Togashi & Masahiko Sato, Yosuke Yamashita Trio etc. A highly recommended document that comes in a foldout cover graced with a beautiful ink drawing. Cool music and visual arts go hand in hand on this record. Needles to say that this sucker is also quite rare and rarely resurfaces. Price: 350 Euro
44. V.A./ INTERNATIONAL HOLY HILL JAZZ MEETING – 1969: “S/T” (MENO Liechtenstein & CB Records – No. 6769) (2 LP Record Set: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint ~ Mint). First original pressing – German private press issue that saw the light of day back in 1969 in a small limited run. A record renowned for always surfacing in bad condition. This is the first time however I could lay my eyes upon a mint copy!!! Impossible to upgrade upon!!! A true “holy” modern/free jazz gems of the late 1960s. The original double LP was issued by Meno Liechtenstein’s CB Records – he was also the organizer of the “International Holy Hill Jazz Meeting” in Heidelberg/Germany. The sound quality is fairly good as can be expected for a below-the-radar private press issue of that day. But bare in mind, this was a low-key operation and a cheap pressing so do not expect any Blue Note type of high fidelity audio honey dripping. Nevertheless this was a legendary moment in European free jazz – performances all recorded on a single Sunday in 1969 – but which stand as some of the most powerful music of the time! The vibe here is often in the best spirit of early FMP, or maybe the most outside work of MPS – and the recording quality equals the best avant jazz on both labels – with very long performances on each track that represent the pinnacle of all players involved! One side alone is worth the price of admission – a searing track titled "Finally", performed by an octet with Peter Brotzmann at the helm, alongside Evan Parker on tenor and soprano sax, Fred Van Hove on piano, Paul Rutherford on trombone, Peter Kowald on bass, and Pierre Favre on drums. Favre returns on "Let's Talk About The Weather" – played by a trio with Kowald on bass and Irene Schweizer on piano. Other tracks include "Five To Five" and "Gluga Gluga Blues" by the Joki Freund Quintet, "In Memory Of John Coltrane" by Marion Brown, "Vibration" by the group of saxophonist Joe Fiera and trombonist Ed Kroger, and "Circus Live" by a quartet led by Rolf Kuhn on electric clarinet, with Joachim Kuhn on piano and Stu Martin on drums. As you know a viciously rare slide, not many copies were pressed and so far most copies that surface are at best in VG++. This copy here is NM〜M on all fronts, gatefold jacket is crispy and clean with no damages and both records appear to be unplayed. Seems like a dead stock mint copy. Impossible to find better, ever. Killer with absolutely no filler. Price: Offers!!!
45. V.A./ 2. INTERNATIONALES NEW JAZZ MEETING AUF BURG ALTENA: “Various Artists with PETER BROTZMANN TRIO – ALAN SKIDMORE QUINTET & MIKE OSBORNE – THOMASZ STANKO QUINTET – NEW JAZZ ENSEMBLE ’71 & KARIN KROG – ALBERT MANGELSDORFF QUARTET & THE TRIO JOHN SURMAN/ BARRE PHILLIPS/ STU MARTIN” (JG Records – JG 027/28) (2 LP record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). Bloody rare 1971 German private press set that contains the most furious Peter Brotzmann Trio ever recorded on wax, blowing his illustrious Machine Gun even out of the water as far as sonic violence is concerned. Bloody rare original that just about never ever surfaces. Price: Offers!!! 
46. V.A./ INTERNATIONALES NEW JAZZ MEETING AUF BURG ALTENA: “S/T” (Private – JG Records – JG21 ~ 22) (2 LP Record: Near Mint ~ Mint/ Paste-on Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Attached 4 Paged Picture Booklet: Near Mint/ Poster: Mint). Top notch condition German private press free jazz monster that saw the light of day in 1970 and comes all complete with booklet and with the always-missing poster present! Hardly ever turns up, let alone in such virginal nick as this baby here. Killer 2 LP set of recordings from the first festival of New Jazz Meeting in Altena. Music was recorded at the festival but there seems to have been no special agreements with the musicians at the time about releasing the material. JG (Jazz Groove) records did a whole bunch of spectacular releases. Jampacked with creative music of astonishing quality such as the Eje Thelin/ Joachim Kühn group out for example — ass-kicking free jazz with very creative solo works of guest Rolf Kühn and Swedish trombone maestro Thelin. The John Surman Trio is another highlight here and finds the group at its creative peak! Fireworks like interaction, highlighted by propulsive bass and drum head collision that demonstrated the luminous energy and cohesiveness of this particular rhythm sections, turning it into a beacon in the history of freer jazz! Soprano sax lines bulldozing itself to the surface like thick liquid lava but defined and articulate which could only be done by the TRIO! Next up is the Wolfgang Dauner Trio making a sidelong sonic statement with Eberhard Weber at helm, playing the bass in a way that we wished that he never would have changed to the smaller sized cello later in his career… but who is playing the ripping guitar? Quite a confusing side but challenging nevertheless. A massive sonic document of an extremely active and creative period in the developments in creative music in Europe that makes you feel like being afloat on a shipwreck of nonconformity, that proves the summer of 1970 was an all scorching one! The whole affair comes housed in a beautiful handmade red cover complete with eye-popping photobook, displaying shots of both audience and musicians. Massive! Price: Offers!!!!
47. V.A./ JAZZ FESTIVAL IN NEMU: “S/T” (Toshiba Records – TP-9011~2) (2 LP Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint). Another elusive brain-drain of a slide – complete with impossibly rare OBI. Ear-shriveling and blistering live performances by Japan’s finest jazz combos including appearances by the Terumasa Hino Quintet, Yosuke Yamashita Trio, Toshiyuki Miyama & The New Herd, Sadao Watanabe Quartet, Nobuo Hara and His Sharps & Flats and last but not least the Masahiko Sato Trio. This has always been an elusive slide that at times does pop up but always without the obi. First time ever I could lay my hands on a pristine condition copy all complete with obi – making it bloody rare. As you know with these originals, no obi no life and this one fits perfectly into that category. If free thinking Japanese jazz of the early 1970s is your thing, well look no further, this is the shit! One of the scene’s defining moments filled with thundering hard bop, free spirited and improvisational avant-jazz outbursts that brim over with originality and sonic density beneath a riptide of Western influences, creating a unique language in unswerving Japanese jazz! Top shape 2 LP set all complete with insanely rare obi. Price: Offers!!!!
48. V.A.: The JESUS AND MARY CHAIN – HEAD OF DAVID – FAITH NO MORE – The GODFATHERS: “Sound Waves” (WEA Records – WAVES 2) (EP Single Record: Near Mint/ Picture Sleeve: Excellent). Promo only issue that contains tracks only released for this promo release. Jesus And Mary Chain – “Nine Million Rainy days. Head Of David – I Am Roadkill. Faith No More – New Improved Song. The Godfathers – It’s So Hard. Price: 25 Euro
49. V.A./ KILLED BY DEATH: “#7 Big Money” (Redrum Records – YNF007) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Sleeve: Near Mint). Late 1980s to early 1990s killer bootleg series run by Johan Kugelberg compiling totally obscure North American and European punk band singles. This series was released in a small run of 700 copies. These days this series is sadly completely neglected by music lovers due to tinnitus and other defects to the ears – which is a shame as they are so bloody awesome. The original singles these days will set you back financially but here is a great alternative. This one here has some choice cuts by luminaries such as Village Pistols, Fire Exit, Rude Norton, Chain Gang, Guilty Razors, Ed Nasty & Dopeds, Tampax, Absentees, Dot Vaeth Group, Cigarettes, Lost Kids, Fresh Color, Hated, Maids, DDT, Sperma and MD. Absolute killer with NO filler. Death cheap. Price: 25 Euro

50. V.A./ KILLED BY DEATH: “#8 1/2 – All American Punk, No Foreign Junk” (Redrum Records – ?) (Record: Near Mint/ Sleeve: Near Mint). Late 1980s to early 1990s killer bootleg series run by Johan Kugelberg compiling totally obscure North American and European punk band singles. This series was released in a small run of 700 copies. These days this series is sadly completely neglected by music lovers due to tinnitus and other defects to the ears – which is a shame as they are so bloody awesome. The original singles these days will set you back financially but here is a great alternative. This one here has some choice cuts by luminaries such as Toxin III, Seizure, Cosmetics, Reactors, Haskels, Dow Jones & The Industrials, Crucified, Uncalled 4, Snuky Tate, Public Disturbance, Vast Majority, Styphnoids, Shitdogs, John Vomit & The Leatherscabs, Latin Dogs, Insults and Matchheads. Absolute killer with NO filler. Death cheap. Price: 25 Euro


51. V.A./ KILLED BY DEATH: “#12 – All American Punk – No Foreign Junk” (Redrum Records – ?) (Record: Near Mint/ Sleeve: Near Mint). Late 1980s to early 1990s killer bootleg series run by Johan Kugelberg compiling totally obscure North American and European punk band singles. This series was released in a small run of 700 copies. These days this series is sadly completely neglected by music lovers due to tinnitus and other defects to the ears – which is a shame as they are so bloody awesome. The original singles these days will set you back financially but here is a great alternative. This one here has some choice cuts by luminaries such as Cardiac Kidz, Aryan Disgrace, Strike Under, General Foodz, Ebenezer & The Bludgeons, Cult Heroes, Lizerds, Lubricants, Ground Zero, Injections, Rejects, Meaty Buys, Silly Killers, Nubs, Legionaire’s Disease, Peer Pressure, Cheaters, Stains and Teenage PhDs. Absolute killer with NO filler. Death cheap. Price: 25 Euro
52. V.A./ KILLED BY DEATH: “#10 – Sterling Death$” (Redrum Records – ?) (Record: Near Mint/ Sleeve: Near Mint). Late 1980s to early 1990s killer bootleg series run by Johan Kugelberg compiling totally obscure North American and European punk band singles. This series was released in a small run of 700 copies. These days this series is sadly completely neglected by music lovers due to tinnitus and other defects to the ears – which is a shame as they are so bloody awesome. The original singles these days will set you back financially but here is a great alternative. This one here has some choice cuts by luminaries such as Vomit Pigs, Tragics, Descendants, 63 Monroe, Executives, Grim Klone Band, Cringe, Voodoo Idols, Red Squares, Gentlemen Of Horror, Normals, Discords, Trend, Count Vertigo, Unnatural Axe, Skinnies, Endtables and Sick & The Lame. Absolute killer with NO filler. Death cheap. Price: 25 Euro
53. V.A./ KILLED BY DEATH: “#17 – All American Punk – No Foreign Junk” (Redrum Records – ?) (Record: Near Mint/ Sleeve: Near Mint). Late 1980s to early 1990s killer bootleg series run by Johan Kugelberg compiling totally obscure North American and European punk band singles. This series was released in a small run of 700 copies. These days this series is sadly completely neglected by music lovers due to tinnitus and other defects to the ears – which is a shame as they are so bloody awesome. The original singles these days will set you back financially but here is a great alternative. This one here has some choice cuts by luminaries such as Mad, Mentally Ill, Shirkers, Max Load, Normals, Victims, Maids, Reactors, Count Vertigo, Destry Hampton & The Wolves, Chain Gang, Stimulators, Mary Monday, Vores, Shock and Active Dog. Absolute killer with NO filler. Death cheap. Price: 25 Euro
54. V.A./ KOSMISCHE MUSIK: “S/T” (Ohr Records – OMM-2/56.027) (2 LP Set: Excellent/ Gatefold Jacket: Excellent/ Attached 4-Paged Booklet: Excellent). Classic and much in demand Krautrock & Kosmische Musik 2 LP set that threw together various artists of the Ohr label roster such as Popol Vuh, Klaus Schulze, Ash Ra Tempel, Tangerine Dream and as bonus a sidelong unreleased track of Ash Ra Tempel and Klaus Schulze. All tracks are killers, spacey cosmic psych jams that will crack your skull wide open. Rare these days and hard to come by in such a nice condition as this copy here. Price: 175 Euro
55. V.A. – MARIJUANA UNKNOWNS: “S/T” (Stoned Records – THC-001) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Long gone and deleted amazing compilation that comes pressed – how can it be otherwise – on translucent green colred vinyl. A nice seldection of freak beat and pop psych tracks all with a Marijuana themed undertone. Many onbly released at the time as a single, this is a great selection of well crafted 1960s pop psych tunes. Highly recommended!!! Price: 30 Euro

56. V.A./ MAX’S KANSAS CITY: “Max’ Kansas City 1976” (Ram Records/ King Records Japan – GP-474) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Excellent/ Obi: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint). Very rare Japan 1st original pressing from 1976 all-complete with obi. Never turns up as at the time in Japan this record sold badly and only around 300 copies were issued. Most copies that turn up are white label promo issues as regular copies just did not sell and were withdrawn following the depressing sales. This copy here is one of the few surviving stock copy issues, just never surfaces. Killer slide. Price: 200 Euro

57. V.A./ MICHIGAN BRAND NUGGETS: (Belvedere Records – TY8-7100 MONO) (2 Records: Excellent/ Gatefold Jacket: Excellent). Over the top exhilarating fuzz drenched mind torcher of a compilation album that comes housed in a stunningly designed jacket and is filled to bursting with raw Michigan nuggets from late sixties and early seventies. Four sides of unadulterated mayhem which are topped of with the MC5's blowtorch take on garage psych, a track on each side. Fred Sonic Smith definitely ruled. So bloody awesome. Other conspirators on this compilation are amongst others Bob Seager & The Last Heard, Underdogs, Human Beings, Question Mark & The Mysterians, Rationals, Amboy Dukes and others. This set rocks like no other and should appeal to those who love their garage psych with a sniff of uncut kerosene mixed with Methamphetamine. Took me ages to dig up an extra copy. Fantastic all way through. Price: 150 Euro
58. V.A./ MINIATURES: “S/T” (Pipe Records – PIPE2) (Record: Excellent/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Poster: Near Mint) Completely vanished compilation filled with one minute contribution of luminaries such as Robert Wyatt, Ron Geesin, David Cunningham (Flying Lizards), kevin Coyne, Pete Seeger, 1/2 Japanese, Gavin Bryars, Metabolist, Bob Cobbing & Henri Chopin, Ralph Steadman (yes him!!), Trevor Wishart, Robert Fripp, Fred Frith, Residents, Ollie Halsall and many many others. In total, the disc is comprised out of 51 tiny one-minute masterpieces that will seriously derange your head. Comes with the poster. Released in 1980 and even now it sounds absolutely mesmerizing. Great all way round. Price: 40 Euro
59. V.A./ THE MODERN JAZZ DRUMMERS: “Art Blakey – Jimmy Cobb – Chico Hamilton – Luis Hayes – Roy Haynes – Elvin Jones – Philly Joe Jones – Connie Kay – Shelly Manne – Max Roach” (Impulse – SH-3065~66) (2 LP Record Set: Near Mint/ Box Set: Near Mint/ 14 Paged Illustrated Booklet: Mint/ Individual Record Sleeves: Mint/ OBI: Mint). Rare Japan ONLY 2 LP box set that came out in 1966. PROMO issue. Price: 50 Euro
60. V.A.: MUSIQUE CONCRETE: "S/T" (Candide – CE-3125) (Record: Mint/ Jacket: Mint, still in shrink/ Insert: Mint). Obscure French original that brings together the crème de la crème of the early French budding electronic music & musique concrete scene. Composers include: Pierre Schaeffer "Object Lies" – F.B. Mache "Terre De Feu, 2nd Version" – M. Philippot "Etude III" – Francois Bayle "L'Oiseau Chanteur" – Luc Ferrari "Tete Et Queue Du Dragon" – Ivo Malec "Dahovi" and Bernard Parmegiani "Danse". Stunning period piece and TOP copy, impossible to upgrade upon. Price: 75 Euro
61. V.A./ MUSIQUE CONCRETE: “S/T” (Disque BAM – LD-070) (Record: Mint/ Flip Back Jacket: Excellent). Freakingly rare top copy original French pressing. Contains early electronic and musique concrete compositions by Luc Ferrari, Yannis Xenakis, Michel Philippot, Henri Sauguet, Pierre Schaeffer. Next to impossible to score in mint condition as this copy here. Price: 150 Euro
62. V.A./ MUSIQUE EXPERIMENTALE (BAM – LD-071) (Record: Near Mint/ Fold Out jacket: Near Mint) Rare French omnibus album that compiles some works by Luc Ferrari (Tautologos II), Andre Boucourechliev (Texte II), Francois-Bernard Mache (Volumes), Romuald Vandelle (Crucifixion) and Michel Philippot (Ambiance II). All was recorded at the legendary French GRM Studios under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer. The disc itself was released in 1976 although that the material presented here dates from the late fifties and early sixties, the golden age of electronic experimentation. Getting scarcer with the minute. Price: 150 Euro
63. V.A. - MUSIQUE CONCRETE: “S/T – Premier Panorama De Musique Concrete” (Ducretet - Thompson/ Nippon Disuku Kabushikikaisha – LDG1497/ DGC-100) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Top copy!! Hopelessly obscure and rare Japan only jacket art issue of subliminal electronic music slide!!! Best condition I have ever seen and complete with plastic outer cover. Original 1st Japanese pressing of 1958, housed in fragile jacket and adorned with Japan only jacket art. Impossible to get this 1958 1st Japanese pressing. This pressing containing groundbreaking works by Pierre Henry, Pierre Schaeffer and Philippe Arthuys. Impossible to get in such a top condition as this copy here. Historical important and a milestone recording. A total must if experimental music is something you live by. TOP COPY!!!! Price: 450 Euro
64. V.A./ MUSIQUE EXPERIMENTALE (BAM – LD-5872) (Record: Near Mint/ Fold Out jacket: Near Mint) Rare French omnibus album that compiles some works by Luc Ferrari (Tautologos II), Andre Boucourechliev (Texte II), Francois-Bernard Mache (Volumes), Romuald Vandelle (Crucifixion) and Michel Philippot (Ambiance II). All was recorded at the legendary French GRM Studios under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer. The disc itself was released in 1976 although that the material presented here dates from the late fifties and early sixties, the golden age of electronic experimentation. Getting scarcer with the minute. Price: 75 Euro
65. V.A./ MUZIEK IN VLAANDEREN – MUSIC INFLANDERS: “S/T” (Alpha Records – DBM-N257) (Record: Near Mint/ Fold Out Jacket: Near Mint) Hideously rare and seldom offered album documenting the early sixties and early seventies electronic music and musique concrete excursions of Belgian composers affiliated with the IPEM studios. Barely documented, in writing as well on disc, electronic music of the Low Countries is highly innovated and extremely robust in its approach to sound. Unlike their contemporaries like Jan Boerman and Dick Raaijmaekers, Belgian composers such as Louis De Meester, Lucien Goethals, Peter Beyls and Raoul De Smet have a tendency to be more radical as far as their approach to sound is concerned. This essential compilation of early Belgian electronic music excursions is filled with mind-bending sweeps in the electro-acoustic score contrasting with razor sharp biting main themes, voltage fluctuations, changing speed and pitch, rarely articulated rhythmic manners, rectangular waves of thermal noise, harsh electronic sound clusters that follow each other in rapid succession in order to build very well defined figures with a pronounced beat all with decreasing and increasing intensity, sinusoidal sounds and so much more. A delirious listening experience. All compositions were created between 1962 – 1974. Hideously rare and in top-notch condition. This disc is too good to be described in words. A killer from beginning to end. Rare as hell. Price: 400 Euro
66. V.A./ NI HON NO DENSHIONGAKU - JAPANESE ELECTRONIC MUSIC: “Experimental Music Of Japan”(Victor – VX-52) (Record: Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Mint/ Inner Booklet: Mint/ Obi: Mint). Well it is hard to believe, but here you have a copy of the much rumored but hardly ever seen Japanese electronic music disc. FIRST ORIGINAL ISSUE with VX-52 CATALOGUE NUMBER 6 COMPLETE WITH 1st ISSUE OBI. Later pressings diverge from the VX numbering and have different obi. This is the very rare 1st press. Records documenting those early days of composers avidly splicing tape, trying to figure out those new studio technologies and setting out to map deep space by means of all obliterating bleeps, whooshes, static hissing and white noise are almost impossible to locate. First of all, they were all released in tiny quantities by major labels that regarded the stuff to have little and no commercial potential. In a way it was a tax deduction post on which young and eager composers could create sonic havoc. Next to that, a heavy-duty art-collecting crowd rapidly snapped up copies since most of the discs were adorned by prints and silk screens of up and coming modern art big names such as is the case with this disc. And the copies that didn’t sell were simply taken out of rotation and destroyed. The music on the other hand is just gorgeous and on of the best electronic experiments ever to be entrusted to vinyl. Recorded in the NHK studio (established in 1954, 4 months before the German Cologne Studio) it documents never before or elsewhere released sonic experiments by oncoming mavericks such as Takemitsu Toru, Mayuzumi Toshiro, Maki Ishii and Ichiyanagi Toshi. The compositions here on display date respectively from 1956 & 1967 (Mayuzumi), 1958 (Takemitsu), 1964 (Yuasa), 1966 (Ichiyanagi) and 1965 (Ishii). All tracks were recorded and conceived in the legendary NHK studios. This disc contains one of the best electronic music pieces to my ears. Just splendid stuff, only that these babies are hideously rare. This copy is mint as can be. Price: 275 Euro
67. V.A./ NI HON NO DENSHIONGAKU ’69 - Experimental Music of Japan 1969 (Victor – SJX-1004) (Record: Near Mint/Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint – has some mildew spots within the gatefold, for the rest totally pristine/ OBI: MINT). Original press copy, with RED OBI!! Top copy! Well it is hard to believe, but here you have a copy of the much rumored but hardly ever seen Japanese electronic music disc. A couple of lists ago I had the first of the series up for sale and here you have the almost never seen second one in the series. Records documenting those early days of composers avidly splicing tape, trying to figure out those new studio technologies and setting out to map deep space by means of all obliterating bleeps, whooshes, static hissing and white noise are almost impossible to locate. First of all, they were all released in tiny quantities by major labels that regarded the stuff to have little and no commercial potential. In a way it was a tax deduction post on which young and eager composers could create sonic havoc. Next to that, a heavy-duty art-collecting crowd rapidly snapped up copies since prints and silk screens of up adorned most of the discs and coming modern art big names such as is the case with this disc. And the copies that didn’t sell were simply taken out of rotation and destroyed. The music on the other hand is just gorgeous and on of the best electronic experiments ever to be entrusted to vinyl. It is even far better than the first one of this series and sounds more radical and right up in your face. Recorded in the NHK studio (established in 1954, 4 months before the German Cologne Studio) it documents never before or elsewhere released sonic experiments by oncoming mavericks such as Moroi Makoto, Mayuzumi Toshiro, Maki Ishii and Shibata. The compositions here on display date respectively from 1969 (Mayuzumi), 1968 (Ishii), 1968 (Moroi) and 1968 (Shibata). All tracks were recorded and conceived in the legendary NHK studios. This disc contains one of the best electronic music pieces to my ears. Just splendid stuff, only that these babies are hideously rare. Highest recommendation and possibly the best record on this time list. Top-notch copy. Original pressings of this beauty with obi are seriously rare on these shores, next to impossible to upgrade upon this one. Price: 275 Euro
68. V.A./ NUGGETS: “Original Artifacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965 ~ 1968” (Elektra Records – 7E-2006) (2 LP Record Set: Excellent/ gatefold Jacket: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ Company Inner Sleeves: Excellent). First original US pressing – White label PROMO issue. “The brainchild of Elektra Records chief Jac Holzman, Nuggets was a double-album survey of grass roots American garage-rock “one-hit wonders”, originally released in 1972, at the very moment when rock’n’roll was making its first backwards-looking audit. Curated by critic Lenny Kaye whose original liner notes would coin the term punk rock), it documented the widely pervading influence of the so-called British Invasion on young mid-to-late-60s beat combos across the USA. Stuffed with short, sharp, electric guitar and Farfisa organ-soaked essays remain preserved in musical amber, evincing the impact of The Beatles (to an almost preposterous level – faux Scouse accents and all – on The Knickerbockers’ Lies), The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Them et al on an eclectic tranche of musicians. These acts’ recordings would project British Invasion tropes through the prism of 1960s American musical (and, increasingly, counter-) culture. Typically, The Electric Prunes’ I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night), The Seeds Pushin’ Too Hard and the 13th Floor Elevators You’re Gonna Miss Me – all of which would enjoy deferred "classic" status courtesy of Nuggets – are products of a ricocheting process of cross-fertilisation. US blues and soul-inspired British styles are bent back into feisty, indigenous variants on garage-rock, brimming with "out there" lyrics and disorientating studio effects which bear testimony to a burgeoning awareness of drug-induced altered states. Count Five’s spiky Psychotic Reaction proffers the missing link between The Yardbirds and early Television, while The Remains’ angsty Don’t Look Back might have been the blueprint for Richard hell & The Voidoids. The Shadows of Knight’s Oh Yeah, meanwhile, is surely the prototype for David Bowie’s The Jean Jeanie. Thus, Nuggets remains a Rosetta Stone among rock compilations and an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the rapid, wild and vivid evolution of 1960s psychedelia.” (David Sheppard – BBC) Price: 175 Euro
69. V.A./ ORCHESTRAL SPACE ‘68: “S/T” (Victor Records – SJX-1003) (Record: Near Mint / Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Attached insert: Mint) Well it is hard to believe, but here you have a copy of the much rumored but hardly ever seen Japanese electronic music disc. Records documenting those early days of composers avidly splicing tape, trying to figure out those new studio technologies and setting out to map deep space by means of all obliterating bleeps, whooshes, static hissing and white noise are almost impossible to locate. First of all, they were all released in tiny quantities by major labels that regarded the stuff to have little and no commercial potential. In a way it was a tax deduction post on which young and eager composers could create sonic havoc. Next to that, a heavy-duty art-collecting crowd rapidly snapped up copies since most of the discs were adorned by prints of up and coming modern art big names such as is the case with this disc. And the copies that didn’t sell were simply taken out of rotation and destroyed. The music on the other hand is just gorgeous and on of the best electronic experiments ever to be entrusted to vinyl. Recorded in the NHK studio (established in 1954, 4 months before the German Cologne Studio) it documents never before or elsewhere released sonic experiments by oncoming mavericks such as Takemitsu Toru and Yuji Takahsashi there were the 2nd side was the first introduction of the music of Steve Reich and John Cage to a Japanese audience. The compositions here on display are respectively “Cross talk for Sam Francis” (Takemitsu Toru), “6 Elements” (Yuji Takahashi), “Piano Phase” (Steve Reich) and “Concert for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra” (John Cage). Comes with liners in Japanese by various composers like Xenakis. Extremely rare gem in virginal condition. The music is even better than the mint state of the record, pure bliss. Highest recommendation. Price: 150 Euro
70. V.A./ OZ DAYS LIVE: “V.A. with Taj Mahal Travelers, Minami Masato, Acid Seven & Les Rallizes Denudes” (Private – 1973) (2LP Set with Inserts & Outer Paper Bag: SEALED Dead Stock Cipyt) Without a single doubt, this bloodsucker of a disc is THE holy grail of the Japanese early seventies lysergic psych scene, together with Speed Glue & Shinki, Sato Masahiko & Soundbreakers and People/Ceremony. Privately released in a tiny edition on the OZ Days label way back in 1973, the record was and is till this day the only legitimate recording on vinyl to feature the Rallizes and Acid Seven. Each of the four bands has a whole site to their disposal onto which they were allowed to open up the sonic floodgates to Valhalla. This set is an original copy, the 2 LP set is top and the inserts are untouched since the day it came out in1973. The music on the other hand is completely stellar, mind boggling and just jaw-droppingly great, leaving you, the listener, gasping for air on several moments while spinning this disc since your vital organs will just forget to function properly upon being exposed to this archeological sonic gem. Kosugi's clitter-clatter Fluxus induced ramshackle psychedelic drone unit the Taj Mahal Travelers put down a stunning outer worldly and almost transcendental performance, there where the Rallizes venture into an ephedrine-soaked sub-linear universe of ear ripping feedback and slowed down stroboscopic madness. Acid Seven is the is as wicked as can be. Fair sale price, so act smooth, swift and quick for this one since such as chance is unlikely to cross your record collecting path within the following decade. Needless to say hideously rare. Top & sealed dead stock copy straight out of the long defunct Oz Days offices. Price: Offers!!!
71. V.A. Panorama of Musique Concrete 1 LP: “S/T” (Ducretet-Thompson – DTL93090) (Record: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ Tip Back Cover: Near Mint). Top copy!! Original pressing containing groundbreaking works by Pierre Henry, Pierre Schaeffer and Philippe Arthuys. Impossible to get in such a top condition as this copy here. Historical important and a milestone recording. A total must if experimental music is something you live by. Price: 150 Euro
72. V.A. – PEBBLES: “Vol. 9 – Original Punk Rock From The Psychedelic Sixties” (BFD records – BFD-5026) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint, still housed in shrink). The first signs of decline on this folk-rock/punk volume. Several classics and a good consistency. But this is still a damn hot set. The Pretty Girl by the Bugs is maybe one weaker cut but other than that this flows magnificently. I have to say that listening to this now, it is much better than I remembered or expected it to be. Very consistent and utterly delirious in a good way, just love it. Price: 20 Euro
73. V.A. – PEBBLES: “Vol. 14 – Original Punk Rock From The Psychedelic Sixties” (Archive International productions – AIP-10016) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Original 1984 release, Highs in the Mid Sixties - originally compiled as a semi-bootleg vinyl compilation in the 1980s, as a thematic follow-up to the classic proto-punk anthology Nuggets, Pebbles became a legitimate anthology of rare and vintage garage rock singles from the style's 1960s heyday. The point of the Pebbles compilations has always been that they take it as given that the listener is familiar with the best-known works in the style, such as the The Golden Cups' ear-blistering rendition of "Hey Joe." So these tracks are filled with the more obscure and often downright unhinged, like the The Morning Dew’s "No More," or the amazing untitled bonus track that makes you wish you were just there and…well ya know… This makes Pebbles an excellent second step into the garage rock underground. Price: 30 Euro
74. V.A./ PINK FLOYD – JEFF BECK – ERIC CLAPTON – LOVE SCULPTURE – CLIMAX CHICAGO BLUES BAND – MANFRED MANN Featuring Paul Jones – The YARDBIRDS – PRETTY THINGS: “This Is the British Scene “Heavy” (Odeon – OP-8798) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ OBI: Excellent ~ Near Mint). Japan only compilation LP housed in great acid-leaking artwork and covering a wide range of UK heavy psychedelic acts. Just about never ever surfaces with obi and this copy here is as pristine as a virgin nun in a whorehouse. Price: Offers!!!!
75. V.A./ POGO PUNKS: “A Compilation Of Early Original Swiss Punk Rock ‘77~’82” (No Label – private) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Title says it all – Suisse Punk blasts from days long gone – ear blistering delights and rare tracks. Price: 35 Euro
76. V.A./ “Prospective 21* Siècle: “Xenakis – “Orient – Occident”/ Berio – “Moments – Homage to Joyce”/ Maderna – “Continuo”/ Kagel – “Transition 1” (Philips – 836.897) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). 1970 France 5-track stereo vinyl LP of incredible musique concrete pieces in the Prospective 21e Siècle, as supervised by Pierre Henry and realized at the R.A.I., l'O.R.T.F., W.D.R. & Apsome studios, featuring the big name composers in their field Mauricio Kagel, Iannis Xenakis, Bruno Maderna & Luciano Berio. Comes housed in a silver tinted front laminated sleeve. A classic!!! Price: 50 Euro
77. V.A./ PUNKROCK FROM HOLLAND: A Compilation Of Original early Dutch Punk” (No Label – A-12345678910) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Killed By Death ~ Bloodstains series styled compilation that throws together a killer selection of late 1970s ~ early 1980’s punk blasts. A powerful compilation of rare tracks that are a bitch to unearth in its original format, throwing together 18 jaw-droppers!!! Price: 30 Euro
78. V.A./ RAINY DAY: “S/T” (Rough Trade/ Tokuma Japan – 25RTL-3003) (Record: Near Mint/ jacket: Near Mint/ Insert: Near Mint/ Obi: Excellent ~ Near Mint). The Rainy Day album is a neat one record to document the Paisley Underground scene. Those LA bands of the 1980s — of which David Roback’s bands Rain Parade, Clay Allison, Opal, and Mazzy Star were a part — was in part inspired by 1960s rock/psychedelia. This Rainy Day album was David’s project. It contains covers of nine of his favorite songs from the 1960s, and one from the 1970s (“Holocaust” by Big Star). He enlisted musicians and singers from a variety of Paisley Underground bands to collaborate on the album. Spearheaded by David Roback of Rain Parade and Opal (and later of Mazzy Star), the album was a "super session" of various members of Paisley underground groups paying direct homage to their influences, covering songs by Bob Dylan, Buffalo Springfield, the Who, Hendrix, the Velvet Underground and 70s ringer Big Star as well as "covers of covers" by way of the Beach Boys and the Byrds. It are a nice bunch covers with highlights Kendra Smith’s “Holocaust”, Michael Quercio’s “Rainy Dat, Dream Away” and the Bangles' Susanna Hoffs' take on Dylan's "I'll Keep It With Mine" might be the definitive version. Scarce Japanese original pressing with obi and insert. Price: 150 Euro
79. V.A. – RELATIVE DISTANCE: “A Compilation of New England Garage Bands” (Stanton Park – SRE-002) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint – still in shrink/ Insert: Near Mint). Legendary and one of the greatest garage comps out there. Price: 50 Euro
80. V.A./ RUMBLE: “A Trip In A Painted World” (Bam Caruso – Kiri-099) (Record: Excellent/ Jacket: Excellent). Again another killer compilation of obscure psych nuggets and freak-beat ball busters. Price: 20 Euro
81. V.A./ SAN FRANCISCO SOUND: “Fifth Pipe Dream Vol. 1” (private – S7-11680) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). 1st pressing that comes housed in a B&W gatefold jacket, 2nd press came in a colored version. 1st pressing of this beauty is damned rare there were the 2nd pressing turns up at regular intervals. Top condition!!! Essential compilation with unreleased tracks by Tripsichord Music Box; It's A Beautiful Day, Indian Puddin & Pipe, etc. Stupendous b&w gatefold cover art that is in top condition, no shelf or ring wear. Amazing artifact as spewed out of the cradle of acid rock at that time, totally essential genre piece. First time I have an original in near perfect shape. Price: 400 Euro
82. V.A./ “SHUTDOWN 66: The World's Only 60's Punk Record” (Ernie Douglas Records – ERN-66) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). Well this is probably the best teenage angst compilation ever released filled with mid-sixties acne punk rock performed by utter geeks and other misfits who failed to attain enough coolness and brainless muscles to join the high school rugby team and failed at dating the home coming prom queen or any other girl on campus. The major rejection these guys experienced from their all American fellow classmates, combined with being totally unpopular, bad at any sport activity (that was required to be socially acceptable) and failing to get dates with any of the dreamboat chick inflicted them with inner frustration and pain. This ignited however their refuge towards instigated Coke bottle eyeglass punk rock spiced up with true pain and utter teenage angst. Utterly great garage punk classic record that includes heart shattering tracks by the Crucibles, Barons, The Uncivilized, The Boards, The Royal Coachmen, The Half Beats, The Possums, The Avantes, The Byrds, The Hearts of Stone, The Rockers, Jerry Waugh & The Skeptics, The Playgues, Bo & The Weevils, The Conquests, We The People, The Shandells and Pete Morticelli. Stunningly great and tear-jerkingly hardcore teenage psychedelic garage punk. They do not come better than this. Copies of this gem seem completely vanished these days. Price: 50 Euro
83. V.A.: SMASH THE STATE: “A Compilation of Canadian Punk Rock, 1979 ~ 81 – Volume One” (No Exit – No Exit-002) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ 3 Inserts: Near Mint).1994 release complete with the three inserts. All killer absolutely no filler compilation of Canadian Punk. Legitimate compilation reissuing six extremely rare Canadian punk singles. Even this comp is a tough one to unearth as it already came out 27 years ago. Price: 50 Euro

84. V.A.: SMASH THE STATE: “A Compilation of Canadian Punk Rock, 1979 ~ 81 – Volume Two” (No Exit – No Exit-003) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ 2 Inserts: Near Mint). Part two of the three LP's defining early canuck punk. Unbelievable stuff on this one, mostly lo-fi simmering anger centering around boredom and pointless work. Favorite band on this is Lowlife. Included are repro's of flyers and 7" inserts. Price: 50 Euro 

85. V.A./ HARRY SMITH’s ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC: “Volume Four” (Revenant Records – 6002) (SEALED). Revenant release from 2000 – still sealed. “There were to be four of them, and four volumes in the series. Red, Blue, Green were issued [on the original Folkways set], so that the element that was left out was earth…” . – Harry Smith from 1968 interview with John Cohen. Harry Smith was a true polymath–avant-garde filmmaker, alchemist, occultist, folklorist, painter, magician, archivist and expert on string figures, paper airplanes, and Ukrainian painted eggs–but is perhaps best known for his pioneering three-volume Anthology of American Folk Music, originally released in 1952 and reissued to great acclaim in 1997 by Smithsonian/Folkways. Compiled by Harry Smith contemporaneously with the first three volumes, Volume 4 of Harry’s historic Anthology went unissued for almost 50 years. Til now. “Legendary filmmaker/cultural icon Harry Smith (1923-1991) was the living definition of the term “culture vulture.” Smith pioneered animation in film and associated with everyone from Jean-Luc Goddard to Billie Holliday and Jimmy Page, and in the early 1950’s compiled the six-volume Anthology of American Folk Music for Folkways Records. This collection’s aim was to document the entire continuum of American roots music in all its diversity. It succeeded fabulously (and helped spark the folk boom of the ’50s and ’60s). After 50-odd years, Revenant in conjunction with the Harry Smith Archives has released VOLUME FOUR. This two-LP set details the beginnings of both 20th century country music and bluegrass (The Blue Sky Boys’ “Down on the Banks of the Ohio”) as well as their roots in Appalachian/Celtic folk (The Carter Family’s “Black Jack David”). The blues, and its impact on folk and rock & roll, is represented by Leadbelly’s epochal “Packin’ Trunk” (a direct influence on Carl Perkin’s rockabilly classic “Matchbox”), and the Memphis Jug Band’s rollicking, irreverent “Memphis Shakedown.” Anyone wishing to explore the roots of these classic American musics would do well to acquire this edition of Harry Smith’s Anthology.” (Interview). Price: 85 Euro
86. V.A./ SOUL NOW: “Get Down With Funky Sound” (Toshiba EMI – PRP-1013~1016) ( 4 EP Single Records: Near Mint/ Individual Picture Sleeves: Near Mint/ Outer Box: Excellent). Promo only 4 single set that was never commercially available and solely distributed amongst record company executives at the time. The whole affair comes in a flimsy slip case box set that holds together 4 EP singles with individual picture sleeves and company inner sleeves. Each group on display gets one side and the line-up consists out of the Kay-Gees “Get Down”; Kool & The Gang “Ride The Rhythm”; B.T. Express “Give It What You Got”; Crown Heights Affair “Dreaming A Dream”; Brenton Wood “All That Jazz”; The Bang Gang “Who Said Honky’s Aint Got Soul”; Tavares “It Only Takes A Minute” and Isaac Hayes “Chocolate Chip”. Prime soul and funk promo only singles box set that came out in 1976. All WHITE LABEL PROMO labels and comes with Promo picture sleeve ONLY art work. Never seen a copy of this set before until now. Price: 150 Euro
87. V.A./ SOUND SCULPTURES: “S/T” (Wergo – SM-1049/50) (2 LP Set: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint). Original 1985 German issue of this stunning 2 LP set that will bring you towards the drone zone. Published by Wergo in 1985, Sound Sculptures is a gorgeous, state-of-the-art overview of Austria and West Germany’s instrument builders and sculptors curated by composer and music critic Klaus Hinrich Stahmer. A German equivalent to Bart Hopkins’ Experimental Musical Instruments compilation CDs, though the concept here being that composers/interprets will use someone else’s sculpture or sound construction to create their sound work. The title’s double-entendre is perfectly maintained throughout the album: sound producing actual sculptures and sound crafting as an art form. Particularly striking is the variety of sonorities emitted, from angklung-like metallophones to interactive electronic sensors, from industrial bleak soundscapes to subtle microtonal nuances, from improvised free music to drone-a-thon. This is rather un-classifiable music only occasionally sounding like Stockhausen or Boulez solo percussion pieces. Apart from the sculptures, additional instruments include: strings, bowed metals, metal chimes, saxophone, seashells, wood, processed vocals, voice, electronic effects, etc. While some composers/improvisers are instrument builders themselves, like Hans-Karsten Raecke, others are avant-garde music composers, like Greek-born Austrian Anestis Logothetis, whose enchanting and nuanced minimal music – one of the highlights of the set – blends electronic and acoustic sounds, and have a visual dimension often based on graphic scores. Wilfried Jentzsch studied with Xenakis in Paris and is now an electro-acoustic music composer living in Dresden. His piece Lithophonie is based on electronically processed sounds from a stone sculpture, with a decidedly stochastic touch in its clouds of high-pitched notes. Herbert Försch-Tenge‘s Tri-Cello II sounds like a Zoviet-France live recording, complete with bass string instrument hit with mallet, ethnic flute and long reverb effect. Too many good tracks here to mention, but this is a major addition to the sound art pantheon that can even help widen the definition of it.” (Sculpture Sonore). Price: 100 Euro
88. V.A. STEVE REICH/ RICHARD MAXFIELD/ PAULINE OLIVEROS: "New Sounds In Electronic Music" (Odyssey - 32 16 0160) (Record: Excellent ~ Near Mint/ Jacket: Mint, still in shrink). Fantastic electronic music slide that seems to be totally evaporated as of late. "One of the most beautifully pressed vinyl's of electronic music with 3 important works: Steve Reich "Come Out" (see Reich's Early Works), Richard Maxfield "Night Music," and Pauline Oliveros "I of IV." Maxfield's "Night Music" is an exquisite pre-synthesizer electronic music made -- like his pieces "Sine Music" (1959) and "Trinity Piece" (1960) -- with only the supersonic bias signal of a tape recorder and a supersonic sawtooth waveform from an oscilloscope producing audio range difference tone "ghosts". Identical in feeling to a response to the sound of birds and insects on a summer night in a city park. "I of IV" is a good example of Oliveros' earlier electronic music using a configuration of tape recorders patched into each other with magnetic tape spliced in loops so that a form of "automatic generation" system was created by feedback. Similar to Richard Maxfield, Oliveros used bias frequencies of tape recorders and difference, or lower "ghost tones" produced by the interference of very high frequencies." ("Blue" Gene Tyranny). Spot on, just bewitchingly awesome!!!! Some foxing on the vinyl due to the cheap pressing but no marks or hairlines at all. Perfect!!! Price: 75 Euro
89. V.A./ WOODSTOCK: “S/T” (Nippon Grammophon - Atlantic – MT9065~67) (3 LP Set: Mint/ Triple Gatefold Jacket: Mint/ Obi: Mint/ 16 paged illustrated booklet: Mint/ 12-paged illustrated booklet: Mint). First original Japanese pressing, complete with first issue “birdie” design obi and Japan only two large illustrated booklets. Top copy. Price: 150 Euro
90. V.A.: YEAR OF THE RATS: “S/T” (No Label – RAT-78) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint). 1988 first pressing of highly acclaimed underground punk tracks. Super-rare compilation of totally killer punk tracks by Crime, the Urinals, Radio Birdman, and other world-beaters. Released in 1988 and pretty much highly coveted since 1989. Awesome sleeve design, too. Good luck finding this anywhere else, amigo. 1st issue. Crime: Hot Wire My Heart - Frustration / Urinals: I'm A Bug - Ack Ack Ack - Sex / The Fun Things: Time Enough For Love - When The Birdmen Fly / New World / Radio Birdman: Burn My Eye Live / Satans Rats: Year Of The Rats - In My Love For You / O-Level: Pseudo Punk / Llygod Fyrning: N.C.B. / Matt Gimmick: Rag - Ya Don't Call My Name / Urinals: Hologram. Price: 35 Euro
91. V.A./ “Kaeru – Solo To Chorus” (King Records – SKS(H)-2009) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ 4-Paged Picture Insert: Excellent). White label PROMO issue of a frog sounds record released in 1978 before air pollution and global warming took its toll on a vast amount of the species. Beautifully recorded in their natural habitat, various frog species can be heard blearing at full force. A thing of unheard beauty!!!. Price: 40 Euro
92. V.A./ “Kaeru – Semi – Mushi” (Columbia – GZ-7140) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint). Original 1980 press on Columbia that combines frogs, cicadas and a various amount of different insects making a glorious racket in their natural habitat. A stellar filed recording album filled with insect song, frog blearing and other winged creatures, all recorded in Japan. Listening to this marvel late at night, it comes over like the audio equivalent for one of Toho film studio’s monster movies soundtracks. Filled with the sound of six-legged soloists and amphibians it all sounds like weird electronic compositions. High and screeching sounds interact with their natural environment, often escalating into full-orchestrated cacophony of different species chirping away in the late night setting. It all get counter-balanced with the barking of various frog species, each a track of its own before they all wander off into full frontal blearing and ushering out mating calls. These sounds were eerily beautiful, yet unsettling as they vibrated the air with such ubiquity that their origin was impossible to pinpoint. The sounds these frogs and cicadas make have some similar qualities to the Morse code or “noise stations”, and like The Conet Project is both bizarre and fascinating. The sound frogs and of cicada-like whining and chirping, displays a wide variety of drones and clicks that could be from some Taj Mahal Travelers concert, INA GRM tape music or Pierre Henry experiment with tape loops. Utterly fantastic and mind lifting. Comes with obi and another indispensable recording in the almost never-ending but hard to track down recordings of our eight legged friends and frogs. Price: 50 Euro
93. V.A./ KAERU NO UTA: “The Calls Of The Frogs Of Japan” (Columbia Records – JX-1024) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Near Mint/ Attached Booklet: Near Mint/ Obi: Near Mint). ORIGINAL 1970 Pressing with BOOKLET!!!! A stellar field recording album filled with a wide range of frong sounds, their mating calls and so much more, all recorded in Japan in mid sixties. Listening to this marvel late at night, it comes over like the audio equivalent for one of Toho film studio's monster movies soundtracks. Filled with the sound of frogs as soloists and in group as wicked amphibians it all sounds like weird electronic compositions. High and screeching sounds interact with their natural environment, often escalating into full-orchestrated cacophony of different species chirping away in the late night setting. It all get counter-balanced with the barking of various frog species you didn't even knew existed, each a track of its own before they all wander off into full frontal blearing and ushering out mating calls. These sounds were eerily beautiful, yet unsettling as they vibrated the air with such ubiquity that their origin was impossible to pinpoint. The sounds these frogs make have some similar qualities to the Morse code or “noise stations”, and like The Conet Project is both bizarre and fascinating. These frogs and toads, displays a wide variety of drones and clicks that could be from some Taj Mahal Travelers concert, INA GRM tape music or Pierre Henry experiment with tape loops. Utterly fantastic and mind lifting. Price: 50 Euro
94. V.A./ “Mushi No Ongaku Nyuumon” (Columbia – JX(M)-1005) (Record: Near Mint/ Gatefold Jacket: Excellent/ Attached 4 Paged Picture Booklet: Near Mint). Another indispensable recording focusing on our little winged eight-legged friends, this time recorded during autumn when other species pop up with different sonic melodies to wrap your ears around. Amazing stuff again, just can’t get enough of these insect recordings, so much more inventive than any Pierre Henry, Xenakis or Parmegianni recording you can throw at me….ear-shattering beautiful. Price: 40 Euro
95. V.A./ “Natural Sound Series – Shizen No Album – Semi Shigure” (King Records – SKS(H)-2010) (Record: Near Mint/ Jacket: Near Mint/ 4 Paged Illustrated Insert: Near Mint/ Obi: Excellent). White label promo issue of this 1978 release. This time solely focusing on the glorious racket created by the various cicadas species. Recorded in their natural habitat at various stages, it is a bewildering listening experience. Awesome. Price: 50 Euro
96. V.A./ “Naku Mushi No Koe” (Victor – LV-530) (10 EP Record: Excellent/ Flip Back Jacket: Excellent/ Illustrated Insert: Excellent). One of the rarest to track down, released in 1960. Mainly used for educational purposed for schools and kids. But again a little oddity filled with glorious sounds of our eight-legged friends. Price: 45 Euro