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
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.
-Last-, the third LP by krautrock legends Agitation Free, was originally released in 1976 on Barclay in France as a posthumous LP that included tracks from -73 and -74. Agitation Free had been formed in 1967 by Lutz -LÃ¼Ã¼l- Ãœlrich, Michael -Fame- GÃ¼nther, Lutz -Ludwig- Kramer and Christoph Franke. They soon gained the residency as the house band on Berlin-s Zodiac Club with their impressive multimedia stage show. By 1973 they had already released two LPs and suffered several line/up changes and the members of the band that recorded -Last- included Michael GÃ¼nther on bass, Burghard Rausch on drums, plus JÃ¶rg Sch... + INFO
Edip Akbayram-s a frail guy who spent his childhood unable to walk, but once he grew up he was on Istanbul TV in a whitey/fro and knee length colored robes. Akbayram-s voice is big ^ open, and it took him all across Turkey at the height of Anatolian psychedelia. This 1st album collects precious singles from 1972/74, with dark melodies that descend in loose spirals, seemingly forever. Tunes taken from mystic Sufi poets who played the baglama, but retrofitted with hard plowing electric bass lines, funky drums, fuzz/wah guitars and keyboards.