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Gentle Cycle S/T LP – (self-released) – 2017 lo-fi, acid rock, pscyh

Gentle Cycle S/T LP - (self-released) 2017 Earlier this year, San Jose's very own Gentle Cycle, released a tasteful take on 60s psych revival on their debut self-titled LP, "The Gentle Cycle". Recorded in the top studio of the notorious Cafe Stritch, the band consists of Derek See on lead guitar and vocal, Maxwell Borkenhagen [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:00:28+00:0012/29/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Various Artists “Toxic” 3LP – Because Music – 2005 – new wave, electro, hip hop

Various Artists - Toxic - 3LP - Because Music - 2005 - France "Toxic" was a party in France around the mid 2000s. Founded by electronic duo "The Reanimators" (DJ's Solo & Uncle O), this party played a wide variety of genres from 80's - industrial / post punk / hip hop / electro to current [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:00:55+00:0012/19/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cabaret Voltaire “2×45” 2LP – Rough Trade – 1982

Cabaret Voltaire – 2X45 – 2LP – Rough Trade 1982   Cabaret Voltaire was formed in the early 70's in Sheffield, England. They were named after "The Cabaret Voltaire", a nightclub in Zurich, Switzerland, circa WWI. The group comprised of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk and Chris Watson. Their early work involved a lot of [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:01:23+00:0012/05/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

Alice Coltrane – World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda With their latest compilation, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label shines light on a previously mysterious period of the late Alice Coltrane’s musical career. Alice first gained prominence (and the [...]

By |2017-11-29T19:17:16+00:0011/29/2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

King Krule returns with new single “Czech One” b/w “Dum Surfer”

King Krule - "Czech One" b/w "Dum Surfer" - 7" - True Panther Sounds Archy Marshall finally starts to splash the scene again with his acclaimed project, King Krule. After nearly a four year break and producing a personal album "A New Place 2 Drown", King Krule returned in August with the ultra minimal and [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:01:46+00:0009/28/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Merda – Black Merda LP – Chess – 1970

Black Merda – Black Merda – LP -- Chess – 1970 From a volatile socio political climate to the drug induced kaleidoscopic hippie phenomenon, American music evolved in the 60s - and 70s into a wilder, more psychedelic state. The 60s not only birthed psych rock music, but also paved the way for African Americans [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:01:50+00:0009/20/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New music by Will Sprott out 9/22/17 on Burger Records!

Will Sprott has been brewing up new music and it's coming out on cassette & download 9/22/17. The new album, Ten Fingers, features 10 new songs with Sprott leading the way on vocals, guitars, organs, & synths. Check out the song, My Mind, on his bandcamp page & you can pre-order the entire album as well. [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:02:05+00:0009/08/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

KFJC 89.7 Blowing Minds Since 1959 – 2LP – 2009

KFJC 89.7 FM - Blowing Minds Since 1959 – 2LP – 2009 Located in Los Altos, CA at Foothill College, KFJC 89.7 has been providing the Bay Area with a true alternative listening experience on the airwaves since 1959.  2009 marked the 50 year anniversary of KFJC's existence, and this compilation commemorates the occasion with [...]

By |2018-01-01T03:02:11+00:0009/06/2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments