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Artist:
Title:
Sam Alama & His Hawaiians 1928-1935
Release Date: 11/10/2021
Format: CD
List Price: (A17) $17.98 

THe featured artists are Sam Alama's Hawaiians, one of the leading bands in Hawaii in the 1920s and early 1930s. All 18 of their pre WW2 recordings are here and all have been expertly remastered by Nick Dellow from rare 78 rpm records. These include Brunswick side from the Johnny Noble series, rare Victor and Columbia issues - all featuring the wonderful acoustic steel guitar of Charles Namahoe. 4 bonus sides with Antone Gabriel's great steel playing round out the package. The CD includes a detailed booklet with discography and Robert Armstrong artwork.

Artist:
Title:
Sniff 'n' The Tears
Release Date: 12/3/2021
Format: LP
List Price: (B33) $33.98 

(5% DISCOUNT THRU 11-26-21) The “Fickle Heart” LP was a real team effort. Initially, demos were brought to Chiswick Records by drummer/producer Lou Salvoni. Though more associated with the bar band and punk end of music, Chiswick was much more musically diverse. There is a drive in the lead track ‘Driver’s Seat’ which was the signature sound of what was a tougher record than much of the similar music around it. Engineer Barry Farmer was brought in from Pathway Studios, where he had been at the controls for some earlier Chiswick releases as well as those on Stiff. This was older school than the new upstarts and the band was made up of some of the top musicians around London at the time. Much of it was recorded at Regents Park Studio, where Steve Lipson joined the production team.

Artist:
Title:
The Old Church
Release Date: 1/21/2022
Format: LP
List Price: (B22) $22.98 

In 1972, the renknowned and singular folk musician Roscoe Holcomb left his home in rural Daisy, Kentucky and embarked on a west coast tour with Mike Seeger in 1972, which included a performance at The Old Church in Portland, Oregon - a beautiful Carpenter Gothic church built in 1882. Decades later, two particular reels were discovered deep within a pile of 1/4” tape in a shadowy corner of the KBOO Community Radio archives in Portland. Incredibly, those tapes contained the sole surviving evidence of a strikingly intimate and raw performance by Roscoe Holcomb, whose cascading and haunting banjo, guitar and voice echoed and saturated the room and hushed audience. In contrast to Roscoe’s rarely documented (and at times restrained) live performances at folk festivals and television programs, Roscoe seems to have felt more familiar and spiritually moved in the old church that night. Heard here are standout versions of Appalachian folk-blues classics such as Single Girl, John Henry, East Virginia Blues, Swanno Mountain and more. Once cited as Bob Dylan’s favorite singer, Roscoe Holcomb appears at the peak of his powers here, showcasing his immense vocal talents on an extended acapella version of “The Village Churchyard”. The recording itself is warm and mysterious, sounding like the room itself is alive with the spirit, while the rumbles of trucks and hints of city sounds peek through the walls from the outside streets. 160 gram black vinyl LP in gold & black color reverse-board jacket. Co-release with Jalopy Records.

Artist:
Title:
Fur Alina
Release Date: 12/8/2021
Format: LP
List Price: (B22) $22.98 

Compilation of our favorite Arvo Part pieces. All sparse and beautiful arrangements. Some solo piano pieces, some duets with piano, violin cello and viola and one string quartet. The pieces on this record are all unique to the style of Arvo Part - deceptively simple compositions that force you to live in the moment you are listening to them. A Part quote from the back of the record - “You can kill people with sound. And if you can kill, then maybe there is also the sound that is opposite of killing. And the distance between these two points is very big. And you are free-you can choose. In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary.” Record comes in a beautiful "tip on" old school cover with shiny gold ink and features an incredible painting from the 16th century manuscript Kometenbuch. (Previously deleted: 5/1/19. Original release date: 11/17/17)

Artist:
Title:
The Lost Theremin Album
Release Date: 11/10/2021
Format: LP
List Price: (B26) $26.98 

A new LP collection of incredible performances by the virtuosa of theremin, Clara Rockmore, accompanied by her sister Nadia Reisenberg on piano. Recorded in 1975 and never before released on vinyl, this compendium features stellar performances of compositions by Bach, Chopin, Schubert, Gershwin and more, and even features a cello ensemble on a few songs! Some of the finest examples of Clara Rockmore’s unrivaled art - rich with bittersweet moments of air, electricity, human grace and emotional composition all merging into some new thing that is transcendent of time. 160 gram vinyl comes in old school tip-on jacket and includes an 8-page full-size booklet of interviews, photos, and insights with Clara Rockmore, Nadia Reisenberg, Robert Moog, and more.

Artist:
Title:
Theremin
Release Date: 11/10/2021
Format: LP
List Price: (B26) $26.98 

This LP, originally recorded and released by Delos International in 1977, features the eerily beautiful theremin accompanied by piano. A record of stark simplicity & emotional intensity. We are proud to present the first ever vinyl reissue of this material. Gatefold tip on cover with extensive liner notes detailing the history and inner workings of the theremin and Clara Rockmore. (Previously deleted: 6/1/10. Original release date: 1/8/10)

Artist:
Title:
This Love Was Real L.a. Vocal Groups 1959-1964
Release Date: 12/3/2021
Format: CD
List Price: (B16) $16.98 

(5% DISCOUNT THRU 11-26-21) Classic vocal group harmony from the later years of doo wop, including rare master tapes from the studios of Gary Paxton, George Motola, Kent Harris and Lew Bedell’s Doré label. Featuring previously unheard songs and extensive sleeve notes from LA vocal group expert Steve Propes.

Artist:
Title:
Gus Dudgeon Production Gems
Release Date: 12/3/2021
Format: CD
List Price: (B20) $20.98 

(5% DISCOUNT THRU 11-26-21) Gus Dudgeon is rated as one of the greatest British producers of all time; his work is in millions of homes across the world. Respected music journalist Richie Unterberger has written an 8,000 + words essay and there are 4 pages crammed with tributes from musicians, singers, DJs and friends (including Sir Elton John) in the CD booklet; along with photos and scans over the course of Gus’ career. A percentage of the profits from sales will go to the Gus Dudgeon Foundation and the CD has been compiled with the full approval of them and Gus’ brother Murray. Nb It is also only the second time John Lennon has appeared on an Ace release.

Artist:
Title:
Lenny Kaye Presents Lightning Striking
Release Date: 12/3/2021
Format: CD
List Price: (B26) $26.98 

(5% DISCOUNT THRU 11-26-21)(2-CD set) There are probably fewer pundits more qualified to opine upon popular music’s past than Lenny Kaye. A keen observer of, and participant within, rock music’s continued manifestations since its birth pangs in the early 1950s, Kaye’s deep knowledge, erudite analysis and infectious enthusiasm for the many tributaries whence and to where this behemoth of popular culture has flowed is something any aficionado should pay attention to.

Artist:
Title:
Blind Owl Wilson
Release Date: 11/10/2021
Format: LP
List Price: (B22) $22.98 

Blind Owl Wilson was a truly great guitarist and vocalist whose deep well of psychedelic blues songs were buried amongst the catalog of major label rockin' blues band Canned Heat. Blind Owl served as Canned Heat's guitarist and would chip in a song here and there as a front man. A couple of those songs became huge hits in the 60's - "Going Up The Country" and "On The Road Again". Blind Owl's songs for Canned Heat stood in stark contrast to the bands blustery blues rock - his was a gentle and nuanced voice and the themes of his song were all about personal heartbreak, grasping for cosmic understanding, and ecological justice. Here we have an LP of Blind Owl's songs from Canned Heat's records - left to sit alone and take you somewhere unexpected. Blind Owl's personal vision quest can be heard throughout these songs. "Poor Moon' tells the tale of Alan's heartbreak as he watches the moon being misguidedly bombed by man, 'My Time Ain't Long' confronts death, and oh yes, we have the hit tunes on here too. Co-release with Sutro Park records. A true psychedelic masterpiece! (Previously deleted: 3/1/20. Original release date: 10/21/16)


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