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Official reissue of this German rock classic album from 1971 by Hamburg quintet Alcatraz, coming with an additional track, recorded in 1972 at the Windrose Dumont studio in Hamburg. Alcatraz largely instrumental music was related to Miles Davis "In A Silent Way", early King Crimson and Soft Machine. Most successful was the 12 minutes "Simply Headphone Mind". The 13 minutes title track was a long improvisation ...
On vinyl, this is a superb reissue of the self–titled 1973 debut–album by the legendary female fronted Krautrock unit from Bonn, Germany. The music is heavy early–’70s rock with plenty of fuzzy freak–outs. This full–length includes the classic track ’Rare Girl’, which features 20 minutes of high octane rock jamming. Coming with remastered sound, this version includes a bonus track ...
Vinyl reissue of the one and only album by this pre–Lucifer’s Friend outfit. Cool German psychedelic rock from 1971! These guys were also involved in highly rated exploitation groups/projects s.a. Electric Food, Hell Preachers Inc., Bokaj Retsiem and Pink Mice. This first official release of the album on vinyl also includes two bonus tracks, taken from the 7–inch ’Everybody’ b/w ’If I Could ...
After The Nice had split at the end of 1969, drummer Brian Davison founded his own band Every Which Way in spring 1970. Beside Brian Davison, singer Graham Bell (Skip Bifferty, Ball & Arc) mainly characterized the band’s music. They played a rather meditative and hypnotized sound with strong vocals and fine guitar and sax playing. The one and only album of the band, original released in Autumn 1970, is a very fascinating ...
Originally released in 1974 on famous German label Bacillus, Dzyans third and final album, ELECTRIC SILENCE is recognized for its daring world beat elements, and totally acidic album cover art. Dzyan refined their sound even further into improvisation and exotic sounds, mixed with weird experimentations and mysticism. ELECTRIC SILENCE offers other–worldly music of incredible beauty and strangeness, influenced by the music ...
This is the first official and legal reissue on vinyl of Gift’s first and eponymous album. Originating in Augsburg (Bavaria, Southern Germany) circa 1969 as Phallus Dei they changed name to Gift in 1972 just to fulfil the contract with label Tel Dec (German Decca), who doesn’t want a group with a dirty name. They did a lot of concerts in the early 70s and performed on nearly all big festivals in the southern area of ...
This is the first official and legal reissue on vinyl of Gift’s second album "Blue Apple" from 1974. On their second album Gift added a keyboard player and a second guitarist. Still hard rocking the music became a lot more progressive with wonderful guitar riffs and brilliant keyboard play. The album is not a typical Krautrock offer but more British hard rock oriented but with that special German vein which we all ...
Originally released in 1972 on well known German Bacillus Label and for the first time legally reissued on vinyl, the sole album by Frankfurt based band Haze is a typical one of the Bacillus Records sound. Bacillus deemed them as important, in that they presented the LP in a unique cover –an LP size transparancy slide in the style used by Agfa.
The extraordinary artwork sleeve was designed by Walter Seyffer of Nine ...
This is an official reissue of Message’s third album from 1975, remastered from original master tape out of the vaults of Warner Music Germany. A little bit less hard–rock, more prog and slightly jazzy but also song–oriented.
This is an official reissue of Message` fourth album from 1976, remastered from original master tape out of the vaults of Warner Music Germany. A little bit less hard–rock, more prog and a bit more jazz rock but also song–oriented Message` fourth album "Synapse is fantastic and in competition for their best album beside their eponymous album from 1975.
On "Synapse" Message play a combination of ...
Originally released in 1970 Nosferatus sole album is a true highlight of the early Krautrock–era. The six musicians (a. o. Christan Felke, sax & flute, later with Epsilon and organ–player Reinhard Grohe, later with Papa Zoot Band) played a raw, rough and heavy progressive style. Some regard it as one of the best heavy progressive records to be made in Germany.
With great guitar and organ playing and highly ...
Originally released as a private pressing and on label , Contraband" Orange Wedges 1st album , Wedge" features 7 songs full of driving guitars and strong vocals. Orange Wedge hailed from Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., where they formed in 1968. They released 2 albums (CD release 2nd album , No One Left But Me", Long Hair LHC 68). Both albums show a mix of long and short songs and lots of loud guitars.
The first official vinyl reissue of the second album by German progressive/symphonic band Satin Whale. Including contributions from American singer Ken Taylor, ’Lost Mankind’ is an essential piece of German mid–’70s rock. The album was originally released by Telefunken/Decca’s subsidiary Nova in 1975.
In 1977 Satin Whale played concerts all over Germany and three concerts had been taken place in Cologne, Mönchengladbach and Hamburg. The recordings of this live double album are taken from these three concerts. The band gave everything and really rocked out. The title "Perception", already extensive on the first album Desert Places is extended to lovely 19 minutes and "Hava Nagila" based on a Hebrew folksong ...