If you check the credits of The Rolling Stones- Goats Head Soup LP from 1973 you-ll find a certain @Pascal@ listed on the percussion section. That is none other than Los Angeles based artist Nicolas Pascal Raicevik *1933/1994(, aka 107/34/8933, aka Head, aka Nik Pascal, aka Nik Raicevic. Besides his hitting the bongoes on the Stones album, Nik was a great artist on his own, both as a painter and as a musician. As a musician, he was a pioneer in the use of synthesizers, preceeding the Berlin school by some years when his Head LP was released on on Buddah in 1970. Buddah probably saw in Head the opportunity to cash in s... + INFO
9.30 Fly formed in Cheltenham, UK, in 1971 with Michael Wainwright *vocals(, Barbara Wainwright *vocals, piano(, Lyn Oakey *guitar(, Gary Charman *bass( and Mike Clark *Drums(. They soon gathered local popularity, even opening for The Velvet Underground at Malver Winter Gardens in 1972. That same year they released their eponymous LP on Ember, offering in it a fantastic selection of original tunes in the finest UK prog rock style, mixing in some folkie melodies and keeping a psychedelic air all through the grooves.Their original Ember LP has since become a rare collectors- piece that gets now it-s first legit vinyl re... + INFO
More of that West Yorkshire ambient-drone-and-more goodness from A/Sun Amissa on Gizeh! Ceremony In The Stillness is the project's perfectly named fourth full/length, and as well as those deep dark smooth atmospheres, it also features both thick riffs and actual drums in a few places, bringing another angle into the Amissa world. A very atmospheric record.
Noise-freaks ACTION BEAT serve up another helping of inspired rock improv madness. LP-only release pressed on 180-gram clear vinyl with download. Edition of 475 copies.
Repress!!! Agitation Free's 2nd stands as one of Germany's finest instrumental rock albums of the 1970s and a classic for fans of progressive rock and Krautrock. Despite the fact that the group had problems keeping its cohesion at the time, these troubles never affect the music. 2nd presented a daring blend of Krautrock-type extended jams, laid-back attitude, and experimentation. The music remains very psychedelic in nature, more early Can than Faust. The presence of acoustic guitars and bouzouki emphasizes the easygoing nature of the music, along with Stefan Diez's elegant guitar soloing, while occasional free-form p... + INFO