Archive for the Music On Vinyl Category
Spearhead is the brainchild of rapper Michael Franti, who became famous in the 1980s with The Beatniks and in the 1990s with The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy. On his debut album Home he covers many topics related to the social conditions of society in general.
Placebo’s debut LP Ball of Eyes is a remarkably focused Soul Jazz record, without the experimentation or Free Jazz moments which were still in vogue during the first half of the ’70s. Excellent covers of Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues” and Sam & Dave’s “You Got Me Hummin’” as well […]
he 1973 album continues in the same vein as Ball of Eyes, though it’s definitely more funky and head boppin’ than the debut. The real ear grabber is the superb Moog soloing by Moulin. Placebo is grooving your socks off in the first half of the album and a more […]
The Oxford based alternative rock band Swervedriver released their third studio album Ejector Seat Reservation in 1995. Despite the little promotion and disappointing sales the album is widely considered as one of their strongest records. While listening to this record you’ll hear the true quality of this hidden gem. Besides […]
The Dutch psychedelic rock band Group 1850 was founded in 1964 in The Hague. The band evolved to a acid rock band and now years after their split they can be considered one of the most innovative bands from that era. Their first album Agemo’s Trip to Mother Earth is […]
Camel is an English progressive rock group formed in 1971 fronted by Andrew Latimer. Moonmadness was their fourth album and the last to feature the original band’s line-up, and was released in 1976. The album has an overall theme but was a loose concept based on the individual personalities that […]
HARD-TO-FIND CLASSIC HIP HOP ALBUM, ORIGINALLY ONLY OUT ON PROMO, NOW FINALLY AVAILABLE AGAIN! INCLUDES “BEST KEPT SECRET”, “SALLY GOT A ONE TRACK MIND” PLUS BONUS TRACKS NOT AVAILABLE ON THE ORIGINAL ALBUM “RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT”, “I WENT FOR MINE”, “FEEL THE VIBE” AND 3 SKITS. PRODUCED BY DIAMOND […]
The Oxford based alternative rock band Swervedriver continued to develop themselves by implementing different music into their alternative rock and shoegaze sound. Their first album Raise can be categorized as an album with a heavy sound, but also some melodic parts.
In the 1990s the collaboration between influential German artists Klaus Schulze and Pete Namlook led to the famous The Dark Side of the Moog series. The first album Wish You Were There is based on the Pink Floyd title “Wish You Were Here”. It’s an hour-long journey into space territory […]
Pete Nalook and Klaus Schulze’s The Dark Side Of The Moog project almost single-handedly crystalised the term ‘ambient’ to describe a genre of music where listeners could float carefree into a world of endless sonic possibilities, and free from the constraints of formats relying on dance needs. The second edition […]
Morwell Unlimited aka The Morwells was a reggae group formed in 1973 by Maurice ‘Blacka’ Wellington. After releasing some successful singles in both Jamaica and the United Kingdom they recorded new songs for their 1980 album ‘A1 Dub’.
Just before entering the chart with their one big British hit “Kites” Simon Dupree & The Big Sound released the album Without Reservations. The Scottish psychedelic band combining a lot of different music on the album, including their blue-eyed soul, ska and pop. Their creativeness can be found in the […]
The American hardcore punk band Agnostic Front formed the side project Madball in the late 80’s, when front man Roger Miret let his brother Freddy Cricien perform the lead vocals. They released their debut album called Set It Off in 1994 as a document of the hardcore music they were […]
Reissue ULTRA-RARE PSYCHEDELIC 1967 hard-rock album from US studio formation DEVIL’S ANVIL. Oriental (Turkish, Arab and Greek) tunes blown to pieces by PSYCH EFFECTS and FUZZ. Produced by Felix Pappalardi.
Long out of print, Dubb Everlasting is a highly rated Dub album by noted sound engineer Errol Brown. Duke Reid’s nephew Errol Brown got his start as a junior sound engineer at his uncle’s legendary Treasure Isle studio. There he made his first tentative steps in production and 1975’s Dubb […]
Lee Dorsey († December 1, 1986) began his career as a lightweight boxer in the early 1950s and moved on to become an influential African American pop and R&B singer during the 1960s. His successful period began when he met songwriter and record producer Allen Toussaint with whom he recorded […]
The Headhunters’ Straight From The Gate was their 2nd album and was released in 1977. Originally started as a jazz-fusion band fronted by Herbie Hancock, members Paul Jackson, Bennie Maupin, Michael Clark, Paul Potyen, Derrick Youman and Obsidion Blackbiyrd delved further into jazz-rock and fusion sounds and recorded the album […]
The Delfonics were a trio consisting of brothers William Hart, Wilbert Hart, and Randy Cain and had lush, high-pitched, male vocal harmonies typical of the Philly Soul sound. The trio’s debut album was produced by Thom Bell, who had begun working with Philadelphia musicians later known as MFSB. Bell was […]
Music On Vinyl is proud to present the 3rd and 4th album together with the Nénette et Boni soundtrack, with material collected over the years since their formation in 1991. Curtains and Simple Pleasure both contain alternative versions and b-sides of the albums as well as original demo versions and […]
180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL. 1970 UK PROGROCK ALBUM. Music On Vinyl proudly presents a re-issue of the much sought after debut (and only) record from 70’s prog-rocker Titus Groan. All the great things that represent prog are present: 11-minute songs, schizophrenic changes, and the addition of medieval-inspired woodwinds. Hints of […]
Lords Of The Underground (L.O.T.U.G.) is a hip-hop trio consisting of Newark, New Jersey’s MC’s Mr. Funke, Dupré “Doitall” Kelly and Cleveland-native DJ Lord Jazz who met while still at University. Introduced by a friend they hooked up with legendary producer and radio personality Marley Marl, and with him and […]
Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. The Chakachas were a Belgian based group of Latin soul studio musicians. Also known as Les Chakachas or Los Chakachas. They started out in the late ’50s, recording a playful mixture of Latin music, jazz, and European-style exotica. This same titled album is a […]