I Love Vinyl!!! Scores 2016!!!

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insane will-be-haunted-by-the-rest score this weekend, unfortunately I didn't have a grand or so to spare.

was in Eureka CA in a bookstore, noticed that they had a rack of albums, immediately noticed sealed records (Al Green, Isaac Hayes) and good pricing. TONS of Morricone, then I flipped to a mint promo copy of Armchair Boogie with the comic (and NO sticker on front!) for $25.

struck up a conversation and discovered that they had bought Rod McKuen's entire collection, nine tons of LPs. I got to look through an untouched box (half mint Morricone records, half Gloria Gaynor LPs) and ended up getting three of the Morricones, priced high but what are ya gonna do when you see things you know u will never see again.

Il Gatto - OST
Sepolta Viva - OST
I Film Della Violenza - 2LP comp, this looks amazing

of course I got the Hurley as well.

the 'major tom guy' (sleeve), Tuesday, 2 February 2016 16:06 (three years ago) link

holy shit, bookshop of my dreams^

awaiting the arrival of the virgin fugs esp-disk lp (outtakes from the first album sessions)

no lime tangier, Tuesday, 2 February 2016 23:01 (three years ago) link


Chopper - S/T
Cameo - Secret Omen
Ken Turner - Children's Album
Ken Turner - Here Comes The Volkswagen
The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble - Spectrum: New American Music, Volume V
Mass Production - In The Purest Form
Bear - S/T
Trooper - Hot Shots
Jon Anderson - Song of Seven


Free - Wishing Well / Let Me Show You
Steely Dan - Do It Again / Fire In The Hole
Joni Mitchell - You Turn Me On, I'm A Radio / Urge For Going
Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa Band - Black Superman / Bang The Drum
The Delegates - Convention '72
Terry Stafford - Suspicion / Judy
Qinn Coleman - The More I See You / I Hope We Meet Again Next Summer
The Banana Splits - The Tra-La-La Song + 3
The Banana Splits - Doin' The Banana Split + 3
The Moody Blues - Isn't Life Strange / After You Came
Carol Douglas - Doctor's Orders / Baby Don't Let This Good Love Die
The Status Quo - Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe
100 Proof Aged in Soul - Somebody's Been Sleeping / I've Come To Save You
Jumpin' Gene Simmons - The Dodo / The Jump
Focus - Hocus Pocus / Hocus Pocus II
Billy Haley and His Comets - R-O-C-K / The Saints Rock 'N Roll
Robert Parker - Barefootin' / Let's Go Baby (Where The Action Is)
Johnny Tillotson - Sufferin' From A Heartache / Worry
Dickey Lee - Laurie (Strange Things Happen) / Party Doll
Badfinger - Baby Blue / Flying
Judy Kroon - Don't Step Across My Heart (From The Motion Picture "DOWN ON THE MAT") / Romance

los blue jeans, Monday, 8 February 2016 04:21 (three years ago) link

one month passes...

june tabor - aqaba
dewey redman - coincide
ornette coleman - skies of america
olivier messiaen - turangalîla symphony
joe byrd & the field hippies - the american metaphysical circus

no lime tangier, Tuesday, 15 March 2016 05:18 (three years ago) link

five months pass...

having picked up some interesting stuff over the previous few months...

amm - ammmusic
bruce lacey - film music and improvisations vols. 1 & 2
incredible string band - the 5000 spirits or the layers of the onion
me & the devil: anthology of british blues (tony mcphee, jo-ann kelly, etc)
john fahey - live in sausalito 1973
amon düül ii - wolf city
hatfield and the north - s/t
savage rose - in the plain, refugee
harlemans/watkins - poetry outloud vi
michael yonkers band - microminiature love
ya ho wa 13 - savage sons of ya ho wa
painted faces - anxious color
bardo pond - peace on venus
tony conrad with faust - outside the dream syndicate
oliveros/lucier/cage/ashley/ichiyanagi/feldman - extended voices
elliott carter - symphony of three orchestras, a mirror on which to dwell
elliott carter - string quartets 1 & 2
elliott carter - suite from pocahontas, piano sonata
elliott carter - double concerto for harpsichord and piano with two chamber orchestras
elliott carter - sonata for flute, oboe, cello & harpsichord, sonata for cello & piano
elliott carter/leon kirchner - double concerto/concerto for violin, cello, ten winds & percussion
elliott carter/harold shapero - sonata for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord/string quartet no. 1
george crumb/robert erickson - night music/chamber concerto
kronos quartet - black angels (crumb/tallis/marta/ives/shostakovich)
mauricio kagel - heterophonie
charles koechlin - seven stars symphony, ballade for piano & orchestra
olivier messiaen - trois petites liturgies de la presence divine
olivier messiaen - la nativite du seigneur
luigi nono - como una ola de fuerza y luz, y entonces comprendio
karlheinz stockhausen - mikrophonie i & ii
toru takemitsu - corona, for away, piano distance, undisturbed rest
the spectacular heinz holliger - berio/castiglioni/holliger/huber/krenek/lehmann
boulez/dallapiccola/pousseur - improvisation no. 2, parole di san paolo, concerto for christmas, trois chants sacres
the new music vol. 2 - boulez, haubenstock-ramati, maderna
the new music vol. 6 - halffter, bernaoloa, de pablo, quadreny
pousseur - les ephémérides d'icare 2
boulez - domaines
boulez/boucourechliev - livre pour quatuor/archipel ii
xenakis - atrées, morsima-amorsima, st 4, nomos alpha
stockhausen - complete piano music
ilhan mimaroglu - musiques noires
berio - différences, sequenza III, sequenza VII, due pezzi, chamber music
arne nordheim - canzona per orchestra, epitaffio per orchestra e nastro magnetico, response i
harrison birtwistle - verses for ensembles, nenia: the death of orpheus, the fields of sorrow
peter maxwell davies - symphony no. 1
peter maxwell davies - ave maris stella, tenebrae super gesualdo
peter maxwell davies - missa super l'homme armé, from stone to thorn, hymnos, antechrist
hans werner henze - tristan (prelude for piano, tapes and orchestra)
penderecki - utrenja
penderecki conducts penderecki
lutosławski - concerto for orchestra, funeral music, venetian games
panufnik - sinfonia mistica, sinfonia di sfere
roberto gerhard - symphony no. 1, dances from don quixote
roberto gerhard - symphony no. 4, violin concerto
frederic rzewski/john harbison - song and dance/the flower-fed buffaloes
computer music (randall, vercoe, dodge)
mario davidovsky/barbara kolb ‎– synchronisms no. 6, electronic study no. 3, synchronisms no. 5/trobar clus, solitaire for piano and vibes
george crumb - makrokosmos vol. 1
george crumb/john cage - black angels/string quartet in four parts
john cage ‎– the 25-year retrospective concert
john cage ‎– sonatas and interludes for prepared piano (takahashi)
sound forms for piano, experimental music by: cowell, cage, johnston, nancarrow (robert miller)
flute works by debussy, busoni, varese, bussotti, matsudara, maderna (gazzelloni)
violoncello works by ligeti, penderecki, webern, hindemith, zimmermann (siegfried palm)
somei satoh ‎– litania, mirror, hymn for the sun
messiaen/takemitsu - turangalîla symphony/november steps
messiaen - l'ascension, les offrandes oubliées, hymne
messiaen - sept haïkaï, la fauvette des jardins
messiaen - oiseaux exotiques, la bouscarle, reveil des oiseaux
messiaen - poèmes pour mi, chantes de terre et de ciel
messiaen - par lui-même: l'œuvre d'orgue 1926-1951

no lime tangier, Thursday, 18 August 2016 07:49 (three years ago) link

also pre-ordered the new m. hurley lp but the release date keeps being put back :-/

no lime tangier, Thursday, 18 August 2016 07:50 (three years ago) link

wow, nice work. never run into any on vinyl but i love all the somei satoh that i've heard

Rae Kwoniff (NickB), Thursday, 18 August 2016 08:35 (three years ago) link

the satoh is definitely one of the best finds: really beautiful solo piano works. haven't heard any of his later stuff, think it's more in the electronic realm?

no lime tangier, Thursday, 18 August 2016 08:50 (three years ago) link

also pre-ordered the new m. hurley lp but the release date keeps being put back :-/

Bad Mr. Mike? This came out in July in the US, I've had a copy for a month or so.

when somebody says to me "oh there are some records in a barn you should look at, take what you want" I always hope for the best and expect the worst. I dug through a few crates and ended up with two hyperventilation moments, an OG mono Impulse copy of Coltrane's Meditations and a beautiful copy of Yoko Ono's Fly, along with some six-eye Brubeck and Miles Davis records. Score!

vagenda of manocide (sleeve), Friday, 26 August 2016 19:00 (three years ago) link

awesome! have yet to even see a copy of fly in a decade and a half of looking. & yeah, bad mr mike... ordered from the uk (cheaper and usually faster shipping to here), must be a stocking hold-up or something. i will have patience. meanwhile, scored a copy of the first earth opera lp.

no lime tangier, Friday, 26 August 2016 20:17 (three years ago) link

that's awesome, need to check out more barns

i haven't been getting as many records recently, been getting more into laserdiscs (please feel free to lol) but here what i have picked up this summerish:

Malicorne - Almanach
Donald Shirley (Pianist) in "Tonal Expressions" RICHARD DAVIS (Bassist)
Rita Lee E Roberto - Bom Bom
Beth Carvalho - Suor No Rosto
Lake Washington High School Jazz Choir - We've Got Rhythm
College Of The Siskiyous Jazz Choir - jazz...rock...pop...gospel...blues...the works
Emitt Rhodes - Mirror
The Lucy Show - Mania
Newkeys - Acts of Love
Osibisa - s/t
Kitaro - Silk Road (JP pressing)
Anthony Philips - 1984
Beaverteeth - s/t
Beaverteeth - Dam It
Bee Gees - Trafalgar
Bee Gees - Cucumber Castle
Buggles - The Age Of Plastic
City Boy - s/t
v/a - Porky Chedwick Spins The Dusties Volume No. 3
Nona Hendryx - The Heat
Rambler Reports History In The Making
Boys Town Gang - Cruisin' The Streets
Labelle - Phoenix
Cold Blood - s/t
Futursonic Productions - The Pacemaker Series
Blur - There's No Other Way 12"
v/a - Encuentros Cercanos Con... (1978)
v/a - WEBN Album Project 3
Dionne Warwicke - The Love Machine OST
Mr. Lee - Get Busy 12"
Tomita - Bolero

los blue jeans, Thursday, 8 September 2016 01:36 (three years ago) link

oh also
Brimstone & Treacle OST
i think that's it

los blue jeans, Thursday, 8 September 2016 02:25 (three years ago) link

malicorne are excellent!

no lime tangier, Thursday, 8 September 2016 06:24 (three years ago) link

still on the look-out for the yacoub's post-stivell, pre-malicorne lp.

no lime tangier, Thursday, 8 September 2016 06:27 (three years ago) link

three months pass...

various nz composers - flame tree
shirley collins - lodestar
anne briggs - four songs
bert jansch - avocet
don cherry - hear & now
joni mitchell - hissing of summer lawns
music of the ituri forest (ethnic folkways)
the pygmies of the ituri forest (ethnic folkways)
monks of the eiheiji temple - zen (sound & silence)
xenakis - persephassa (les percussions de strasbourg)
gruppo di improvvisazione nuova consonanza - the feed-back
henri pousseur - early experimental electronic music 1954-72
roberto gerhard - electronic explorations from his studio + the bbc radiophonic workshop
out of this world: atmospheric sounds and effects from the bbc radiophonic workshop
colosseum - those who are about to die salute you - morituri te salutant
michael hurley, unholy modal rounders, jeffrey fredericks & the clamtones - have moicy!
michael hurley - back home with drifting woods
the levitts - we are the levitts (+ bonus esp disk sampler)
moondog - the story of moondog (lol & wtf @ 4mwb reissuing this but omitting the closing track!!!)

no lime tangier, Saturday, 24 December 2016 00:30 (two years ago) link

Hey how is that Pousseur? I remember liking him on a couple of comps. Is that 20 minute vinyl only track worth it?

Forty Watson & the Jute Gute (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Saturday, 24 December 2016 07:54 (two years ago) link

depends how you feel about 20 minutes of an oboist interacting with electronics? at times did kind of bring to mind terry riley's the gift... not sure if pousseur was working in real time manipulating some of the oboe sounds or if they were just mimicking each other at certain points. wouldn't necessarily recommend the vinyl just for that one track. trois visages de liège on the other hand is awesome & was what originally got me interested in his work, and to be honest nothing else of his i've heard has quite come close to it.

no lime tangier, Saturday, 24 December 2016 09:58 (two years ago) link

Have Moicy! is so perfect, such an evocative snapshot of time, place & mentality

sleeve, Friday, 30 December 2016 01:33 (two years ago) link

xp thanks man... probably go for the CD then!

Forty Watson & the Jute Gute (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Friday, 30 December 2016 08:51 (two years ago) link

one year passes...

I was going to being with a mea culpa for never posting on here, but I guess that's not necessary.

Found this for $1 today--some cover wear, but the record's in perfect shape:


I'd spent a couple of years in the late '80s trying to find a Solal record because of his soundtrack work on Breathless. Finally found a discounted French import when this one record store in the Eaton's Centre was going out of business.

clemenza, Sunday, 18 November 2018 23:51 (eleven months ago) link

"being" = "begin"

(Because this thread has been dormant, I wanted to mess up twice so I could post three times.)

clemenza, Sunday, 18 November 2018 23:53 (eleven months ago) link

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