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Sinker, Line & Hook - The Anthology 1987-99 - Aardvarks (The)

Sinker, Line & Hook - The Anthology 1987-99
Inspired by the best in 60s sounds (Mod, garage, pop-art, psychedelia freakbeat), The Aardvarks were formed in the mid-1980s in Ealing, West London, as part of the same scene which eventually reared Kula Shaker.
For many years, they were one of the most popular bands on the Mod and 60s Revival circuit, issuing a string of acclaimed 45s on labels such as Screaming Apple and Detour.
The Aardvarks’ 12-year lifespan is remembered on this compilation, built around their 1995 album for Delerium, Bargain, while also offering an equal number of choice tracks from elsewhere.
The ‘Varks tasted brief fame in the 90s, appearing on the James Whale TV Show and even supporting Bonnie Tyler!

Release Date: 21/1/2013
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Code: CDMRED549
Weight: 200
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BARGAIN (1995)
1. BARGAIN DAY
2. CHEYENNE WOMAN
3. OFFICE NUMBER ONE
4. GIRL ON A BIKE
5. FLY MY PLANE
6. MR INERTIA
7. ARTHUR C. CLARK
8. WHEN THE MORNING COMES
9. FIFTY HERTZ MAN
10. YOU'RE MY LOVING WAY
11. MERRY GO ROUND
12. TIME TO FLY
RARITIES & SINGLES
13. DRIVE ME WILD
14. ARTHUR C. CLARK
15. OFFICE NUMBER ONE
16. SAVE MY SOUL
17. ON MY WAY
18. YOU'RE MY LOVING WAY
19. HOLD ON
20. CHEYENNE WOMAN
21. MERRY GO ROUND
22. THREW HER A LINE
23. IN THE CROWD
24. BUTTERMILK BOY
25. BAD CLOTHES

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Return To Paradise: A History Of Exotica

Released on 20/09/10. Strange, Sultry and Seductive...fierce, fascinating and feverish - here are sounds to quicken the heart-beat; the tropical fantasy of a hidden world. A woman¹s voice calls, hypnotic and compelling; drums repeat the haunting command and the music weaves a spell of mystery.

From the early fifties, with the onset of international air travel, Exotica became a massively popular musical trend; making it possible for middleclass Americans to simulate an authentic travelogue experience - to India, Africa, Cuba, or the South Seas - in the comfort of their suburban homes.


This public looked to Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, Yma Sumac, Korla Pandit or Robert Drasnin to provide (in contrast to the prevailing rock and roll scene) a mystical combination of Oriental, African and Latin sounds, decorated with natural effects gathered from the sea, sky and forest.


Exotic music was originally conceived with Ravel's Bolero and Debussy¹s Pagodes. It left the classical world and entered pop through Les Baxter. In 1950 he created Voice of the Xtabay with four octave Peruvian singer Yma Sumac and a year later released the seminal work of exotica, his tone poem Ritual of the Savage (Le Sacre Du Sauvage).

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The Fabulous
Beautiful collection of vintage recordings by the greatest guitarist the world has ever known. Comprising the Maestro¹s own transcriptions of Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces and of pieces solicited from composers of the day such as the popular Brazilian composer Heitor Villa- Lobos In Tokyo, New York, Paris, London, Madrid, Segovia's cool, highly refined sound is regarded today as the definitive 'chill-out' music and we will look to reach that audience through the jazz and arts media. Segovia, the Unchallenged Master Of the Spanish Guitar influenced George Harrison, Django Reinhardt, Robert Fripp, Julian Bream and every serious classical guitarist. Particularly in Japan and America he toured extensively and sold a lot of records. Our Price: £9.95

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Strange Flavour
Picture this: Britain in the pre-punk 1970s…most of the Supergroups of Rock have become too vast and trunk less to mean much to the average music fans in their hearts. An odd time, when the secret master beloved by all was Alex Harvey, and up and down the country, every night, small-time bands kept the spirit alive; playing R&B, Prog, Folk Rock, you name it, they didn't give up the music they loved…but record labels didn't really get it - giving rise to the phenomenon nowadays loved by collectors - the Private Press record. Agnes Strange was one of the best and most unusual (and at the same time archetypal) of these bands. Their private press label was a bizarre joint venture between a major label and a chain of Real Ale pubs. With producer and well-known scholar of 1950s rock' n' roll - Dave Travis at the recording controls, it was never going to be ordinary! Much bootlegged, pirated and faked by collectors' labels, here for the first time, with the full involvement of Dave Travis and the band, is the REAL story of Agnes Strange. Our Price: £9.95

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Jewels Of The Sea
For as long as man beheld the ocean's splendour, inspiration has come with the tides and stayed to work its magic on the imagination. To a composer the sea offers wondrous motion, a shimmering surface of flowing mystery. Les Baxter gratefully accepted these things, and distilled them into exotic miniatures of dream-like beauty - sparkling, opalescent gems.

Dreamy, sensual, iridescent, abstracted, this is quintessential Les Baxter. Baxter invented exotica and created the definitive works of the genre, among them Ritual of the Savage, Tamboo!, Ports of Pleasure, The Sacred Idol and Jewels of the Sea.


Baxter imposed his passion for Stravinsky and Debussy on escapist travelogue themes to create a unique form of popular music that was far from "easy listening" in the conventional sense.


The depth of Baxter's artistry was acknowledged by Sun Ra, who considered him to be the most adventurous and enlightened post-war composer. His wild inventiveness has made Baxter a hero to modern artists as diverse as Jello Biafra and Beck.      

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1st Floor
Following RPM International's Young Flowers anthology, which attracted national press coverage in their home country Denmark, we continue our programme of reissuing the best and most collectable Danish music.
1st Floor was Denmark’s Sergeant Pepper. English psychedelia found a home in Denmark in 1967 with The Floor, whose only album 1st Floor (Philips XPY 855701)comes close to The Hollies at their most whimsical and The Kinks at their most pastoral.
Before 1967, most of The Floor were in The Hitmakers, Denmark’s kings of beat pop. The summer of love arrived, they spilt and four-fifths picked up the pieces. A new guitarist was added.
‘Turn It On’ they sang, and they did. Flowers, drinking tea, hanging out with Mrs O’Grady and Mr Jones were central to 1st Floor. Beautifully and baroquely orchestrated, the album showcased a song, by future Abba member Bjorn Ulvaeus.
The first official reissue of this psychedelic pop rarity is re-mastered from the original tapes. The Floor's 1968 non album single is included as a bonus.

Release Date: 22/10/2012
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