AN EXTENSIVE 4CD/BOOK SET FEATURING OVER A HUNDRED SELF-RELEASED MISSIVES, LO-FI MANIFESTOS, BOUTIQUE LABEL OFFERINGS AND EXPRESSIONS FROM THE EDGE OF PUNK AND THE POST-PUNK EXPLOSION.THIS IS THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED COMPANION TO 2017’S ‘TO THE OUTSIDE OF EVERYTHING’
***ADDITIONAL SIGNED POSTCARDS AVAILABLE WHILE STOCKS LAST***“Earthworks Complete” is a Summerfold Records box set reissue of the entire back catalogue across the band’s 20-year career. 15 titles on 20 audio and 4 DVD discs include previously unreleased and little known material.
Released in 2016, I’m A Freak Baby – Grapefruit’s 3-CD overview of the UK’s late Sixties/early Seventies nascent hard rock/proto-metal scene – received rapturous acclaim from pundits and punters alike, with The Guardian’s “grim, grey and glorious” summary succinctly capturing the general response to the set. Three years later, the woodwork squeaks and out come the freaks again. And, like all good follow-ups, I’m A Freak 2 Baby expands upon the original while simultaneously tightening the stylistic mesh
Whilst the nascent “New Wave Of British Heavy Metal” movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s was raging just across the English Channel, Belgium was fomenting its own highly influential rock and metal scene and at its forefront was Belgian heavy metal group Killer.
BIG GOLD DREAMS documents the vibrant independent music scene to emerge in Scotland across the late 70s and 80s. Initially ignited by punk, labels sprang up in Glasgow, Edinburgh and elsewhere to give a voice to the explosion of new acts across the country.
60 tracks of the finest slices of JSG in its various guises, as established by collectors around the world over the past decade. Including tracks from the USA, New Zealand, Netherlands, Sweden, Iceland, Australia as well as homegrown UK. Some previously unreleased, many first time on CD.
Come Join My Orchestra covers British baroque pop’s formative years and its integration into a wide variety of genres, ranging from Johnny McEvoy’s exquisitely sculpted take on traditional pop balladry and a clutch of dyed-in-the-wool folkies (Ian Campbell, Bert Jansch etc) to McCartney acolytes (Fickle Pickle, Mike Batt, the Gerry Rafferty-led Humblebums) and symphonic/art rock bands like Procol Harum and Barclay James Harvest.
Each concert demonstrates what an exciting live prospect Alcatrazz truly were, CDs One, Two & Three all feature concerts recorded in Texas in 1984. CDs Four and Five are yet another unique and useful insight into the working of this band’s early work ethic, with demos and instrumentals from the 1983 debut demonstrating many of the songs’ developments.
This edition presents the Missa Luba complete in a programme which also includes the delightful Christmas in the Congo album and a selection of both children's songs and songs from Luba folklore, all performed joyfully by Father Guido Haazen's remarkable youth choir.
The Deele’s first three Solar albums (released between 1983-1987) - presented as expanded editions on this 3-CD set showcase the kind of funky R&B-and-pop fusion that was at the very heart of the music of the ‘80s, which, some three decades later, is being afforded a new level of appreciation.