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  • The Path of the Clouds, Marissa Nadler’s ninth solo album, is the most stylistically adventurous, lyrically transfixing, and melodically sophisticated collection of songs in her already rich discography Gripped by wanderlust while suddenly housebound at the start of the pandemic in 2020, Nadler escaped into writing, and came...
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    For almost thirty years and over the course of countless releases, the American band Pelt has traversed non-idiomatic improv, Eastern-tinged psychoacoustic drones, and—in its earliest incarnation—noisy post rock The group once counted among its ranks the late guitarist Jack Rose, whose spirit continues to imbue Pelt’s music...
  • Remastered vinyl reissues of the two essential albums by Turkish folk singer Tülay German, starting with the self-titled release (1980) and followed by "Hommage to Nazım Hikmet" (1982) in early 2022 Referring heavily on turkish poets and the tradition of aşıks (singer-poets and wandering bards) these two albums represent...
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    Enchanting, expert guided 24-track tour of Ecuador’s Caife label circa the ‘60s, flush with suave fusions of jazz and indigenous traditional styles running counter to post-colonial, Eurocentric styles A real holiday for the ears “A dazzling survey of the last, bohemian flowering of the so-called Golden Era of Ecuadorian...
  • Guitarists Marisa Anderson and William Tyler distill deeply rooted and varied traditions into distinctive voices all their own Anderson and Tyler are each unyielding in their desire to extend through those traditions and the confines of “guitar music” to craft music at once intimate and expansive, conversational and...
  • Mikkou (1976) – Her 2nd album is also a masterpiece that explores Yoshiko Sai’s fantasy and exotic feelings Like a gentle inner trip to what you hear, The Silk Road wanders in the brain of a sleepless...
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    Compilation culled from Abners' self released LPs & 7"s featuring hits such as 'I'm So Depressed,' 'Cocaine', 'Vietnam,' & 'The Reason Young People Do Drugs' Abner Jay was a one-man band He plays the guitar or 6-string electric banjo, harmonica and bass drum and high hat with his feet A singer/songwriter deserving of a...
  • Neil Young has announced the first volume in his upcoming series of bootleg recordings The Neil Young Official Bootleg Series — Carnegie Hall 1970 is set to be released via Shaky Pictures/Reprise Records The 23-track collection captures the magic of the singer-songwriter’s near-mythic performance on the night of December...
  • This famous psychedelic (folk-)rock album from Japan, 'Vacant World' by The Jacks, was originally released in 1968 Now it's back on the...
  • To Keep from Crying is the second album by progressive folk band Comus, released in 1974 It featured a notably different lineup from their other releases, with the violin / viola and woodwind spots replaced by keyboards and a conventional drum kit The album's content has also been noted as sounding more mainstream than their...
  • Fred McDowell’s Vol 2, originally released on Arhoolie in 1966 is one of the finest recorded examples of the Hill Country Blues style With a distinctive and hypnotic guitar style McDowell powers through 12 tunes here, almost all...
  • "Wonderful, rare Davis recordings The sessions that created New Blues And Gospel were the last before Reverend Gary Davis' death and feature the only studio version of 'Whistlin' Blues' This album was never released in its original form on CD and some of the tracks are not available anywhere else One of the finest releases by one...
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    One of the truly great (and overlooked) releases in the cannon of the man who defined modern Hill Country Blues, Amazing Grace finds Fred McDowell playing with the Hunter’s Chapel Singers in Hunter’s Chapel of Como Mississippi They call it “Mississippi Delta spirituals” on the cover, and this is stark and moving music...
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    The delta guitar legend's 1949 recordings originally on Regal, rereleased on Biograph in the 1970s This is mid-period McTell, finding the bluesman at his best with a pronounced guitar playing that conveys a sense of masterful urgency Features a classic Biograph cover Liner Notes by Down Beat's Chris Albertson and produced by...
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    Subtitled: Negro Fife and Drum Band Music From The Deep South"This ultra-rare Testament release is one of the first and finest presentations of the hill country fife and drum sound -- one of the oldest musical practices of the Union On this record, legendary musicologist David Evans presents the greatest musicians of North...
  • "The very first release on the legendary Arhoolie label, from way back in 1960, is also the first for Texas acoustic blues great Mance Lipscomb who was a mere 65 years old at the time of its release Prior to being discovered by the label's founder, Chris Strachwitz, Lipscomb had spent his life as a sharecropper in his hometown of...
  • "Big Joe Williams is one of the most unique blues artists of all-time Playing a 9-string guitar of his own creation and belting out the blues in his nearly incomprehensible style, this is an absolute classic of an LP and one of the earliest releases on the legendary Arhoolie label Reissued here with an exact reproduction of the...
  • Originally released August 16, 2011, on You've Changed Records, Fat Possum Records is releasing a 10th anniversary edition on limited edition, bone colored vinyl The 10th anniversary edition comes with updated art and new liner notes from Tamara Lindeman, reflecting on the ten years since "All Of It Was Mine" was...
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    Super rare psychedelic folk LP from 1969 Only 70 copies were pressed back then by this band, which presented influences from the Incredible String Band and Donovan, with mystical lyrics, flutes and a serene vibe...
  • This is the first official re-release of Paul Brett`s Sage 3rd album originally released 1972 on Dawn under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG This album holds a special place with its solid production and melting of styles that range into rock, acid...
  • Little we know about this long lost gem coming from the outskirts of the Commonwealth But as far as we know, beautiness lies inside That is the case of the sole album of mysterious australian band Extradition Released in a small run on local independent label Sweet Peach in 1971, the self titled album stands as one of the most...
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    Françoise Hardy became an international sensation during the early 1960s through her albums on Disques Vogue, the French jazz label that then began showcasing chanson She signed to the label at seventeen after answering a newspaper advertisement recruiting unknown singers while she was a freshman at the Sorbonne, the B-side of...
  • On her seventh full-length, Strangers, she has shed any self-imposed restrictions her earlier albums adhered to, stepped through a looking glass, and created a truly monumental work Once again partnered with July producer Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Earth, Black Mountain) Nadler has created a new album equal in sonic quality to the...
  • Earth Tones is the debut record from folk artist Izzy Johnson Izzy Johnson is a musician, artist, and producer born and based in Southeast Michigan — lands stewarded by the Anishinaabe peoples, who include the Odawa and Potawatomi A self-taught guitarist, they started writing songs in their late teens as a way to process living...
  • "This second-hand record is available through our collaboration with Parisian shop Dizonord, all items are in NM condition Just add them to your order as you'll add any other releases Limited quantities! We knew it We knew it would happen someday but maybe not so early: Country Music When Frenchman Eric from "Santé / Loisirs...
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    Any album boasting a song as gorgeous and heartfelt as “Beeswing” is going to be a keeper But Richard Thompson’s 1994 release Mirror Blue has a lot more going for it than just that classic “King of Bohemia” will tease tears from your eyes, and those looking for rave-ups will be transported by Thompson’s solos on...
  • After fifteen years of touring with the beloved Hot Band, Emmylou Harris formed the Nash Ramblers, a new acoustic all-star group, in 1990, featuring Sam Bush (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Roy Huskey Jr (bass), Larry Atamanuik (drums), Al Perkins (dobro, banjo, vocals), and Jon Randall Stewart (acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals) The...
  • Coyote Canyon is a wilderness area behind my daughter's house where coyotes gather and howl before taking off for their nightly foraging Little Tujunga (pronounced "Tuhunga") is a river running through the Angeles Forest near a house I lived in five decades ago Half my ideas for this piece came from onshore guitar ruminating The...
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    Makoto Kubota’s first solo album while he was with Hadaka No Rarīzu Co-produced with Masataka Matsutoya Performed by Katsuo Ohno, Hiroki Komazawa, Yoma Fujita, Tsugutoshi Goto, and others, in addition to Matsutoya and Hiroshi Segawa in the...
  • Jiro Inagaki ran through his time as a standard-bearer of jazz-rock He leads the soul media and leaves many works, but the one that gains cult popularity as a unique work is this work “Dosojin” recorded in 1972 The folk songs reconstructed with bold and detailed arrangements are lustrous and fantastic The exuding nostalgia...
  • Pentangle's self-titled 1968 album Available here on LP There's something exciting about the first album of a band that goes on to greatness, and The Pentangle, by the group of the same name, is no different Here, the listener witnesses the first studio work of a band struggling to get their essence down on vinyl Of course Bert...
  • Previously only existing on a 10-inch acetate record from (most probably) the '70s, NTP's music is delicately crafted singer-songwriter material, at times with nods to the works of Ray Davies and Jimmy Campbell This super rare music is now finally available as a 12-inch vinyl...
  • One could assume that while David Wiffen was standing on the side of the road hitchhiking across Canada in the mid-60s, he was daydreaming of a successful music career  One could doubt that one of those daydreams would be about an album he recorded in Vancouver in 1965 which would still be in demand 55 years later! The...
  • A Colourful Storm presents Seance, a new set of songs by Maxine Funke Following a productive recording period beginning with Silk (2018) and ending with Forest Photographer (2020), Seance marks a remarkable levitation of Funke's tender, softly spoken songcraft first documented on Lace (2008) and Felt (2012) into new creative...
  • Anthology Recordings present Dreaming of You (1971-1976), the first ever collection of Karen Black's breathtaking original songs A prominent actor in the American New Wave, visual artist and unyielding creative spirit, Karen Black was also an accomplished musician Produced by Cass McCombs and meticulously restored from the...
  • Remarkable debut album by new Cosmic-Appalachian string band, birthed from the same Virginia firmament that has brought forth Pelt, Jack Rose, Black Twig Pickers, and Spiral Joy Band Led by Mike Gangloff’s droning fiddle and Matt Peyton’s fingerpicked guitar, Eight Point Star mines the modal traditions of both old-time...
  • Crooked Oak is one of the very few folk bands who imbued their songs with mystery, power and grandeur The combination of Steve Evans' sonorous voice and haunting Irish pipes convert the songs into a beautiful mystical experience So to describe Crooked Oak as 'acid folk' would be misleading, instead it is a deep, profound work of...
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    A masterpiece of progressive rock, heavy yet melodic, dominated by Phil Newton's brilliant guitar playing and songwriting With only one LP, badly mixed in 1971 by amateur engineers, it is a legacy of just six songs on one of the most cohesive, consistent and masterful LPs of the early seventies One of the only UK private lps that...
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    On vinyl, here's the awaited reissue of an impossibly rare US folk-blues album, originally out on the little known Kaymar Records in 1973 The music is an impressive mixture of electric and acoustic ingredients, showcasing a distinct Tim Hardin...
  • THE REPRISE YEARS (1968-1971) features newly remastered versions of Joni Mitchell’s first four studio albums - Song To A Seagull (1968), Clouds (1969), Ladies Of The Canyon (1970), and Blue (1971) In the case of Song To A Seagull, the original mix has been recently updated by Mitchell and mixer Matt Lee The cover art for THE...
  • A meetings of minds and cultures well-suited to the Alasdair Roberts’ syncretic fervor: responding to the invitation of Norwegian fiddler Hans Kjorstad, he found a group of musicians well-versed in folk, jazz and free-playing Their diverse musics deeply inform this collection of Roberts’ originals and Scottish and Norwegian...
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    The Coterie was an ephemeral folk group from Drimnagh, a southern suburb of Dublin, with hippy and psych touches from the late 60s They were signed by Emerald at around the age of 18 This label, which released folk music among other genres, had a distribution relationship with Decca until shortly before the latter was taken over...
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    Unique contemporary Arabic folk music sounding unfrozen and released from another time, Natik Awayez has created a pure, expressive sound breaking free like a bundle of torn, faded oracles spreading far and wide across the empty spaces Rhythmic percussive arrangements by Khaled Yassine are the foundation for oud, violin, buzuq,...
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    2021 restock "An essential time capsule of Townes Van Zandt acoustic performances A re-imagined collection available on vinyl for the first time in the USA Includes classic Townes Van Zandt songs, 'If I Needed You', 'Pancho & Lefty', 'Waiting Round To Die', and 'I'll Be Here in The Morning', (duet with Barb Donovan) Include...
  • To commemorate what would have been Ronnie Lane’s 75th birthday (April 1st 1946), UMC has announced the reissue of Lane’s seminal 1974 debut solo album, “Anymore For Anymore“ The album will be available on vinyl for the first time in more than 30 years Anymore For Anymore has been newly mastered at Abbey Road Studios,...
  • Tompkins Square's acoustic guitar series, Imaginational Anthem, has brought to light many unheard, underappreciated acoustic guitarists over its 10 volumes Imaginational Anthem Vol 8: The Private Press, in particular, spawned several reissues of previously obscure guitarists like Rick Deitrick, Tom Armstrong, and now Russell...
  • A killer Japanese acid-folk album from 1970 returns to vinyl! Tokedashita Garasu Bako (in English Melting Glass Box) was a studio-only project featuring musicians from the well known psych band Jacks, joined by members of ao Blues Creation and Apryl Fool/Happy End! Prepare yourself for an authentic lysergic trip filled with...
  • IN THE WORLD: YIDDISHER JAZZ IN LONDON'S EAST END 1920S TO 1950S' - A vibrant soundtrack to the Cockney Jewish experience, starting when the swinging hot dance bands were still all the rage, and the Yiddish language was spoken on the streets of Whitechapel, in London's East End Single LP in shrinkwrapped sleeve, with sleeve-notes...

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