CD re-issue of this Interesting and weird early '70s US album from a group who were not afraid to experiment with sound. Assorted male/female vocal harmony techniques are employed to stunning effect, while instruments include saxes, cellos and Moog synthesizers. Covers of songs by Paul Simon and Donovan as well as some intriguing originals all go to make this an eclectic and exceptional experience. Same label as 50 Foot Hose.Includes 5 bonus tracks
Re-issue of Enrico Simonetti & Goblin's impossibly rare score for the cult Italian early seventies TV drama "Gamma". His latin tinged tracks blend remarkably well with the darker themes of prog rockers Goblin; the restored sound quality makign this one of the last Goblin collectables. Twelve tracks in all.
Korla Pandit - Grand Moghul Suite / Universal Language Of Music. CD. (Label: El, Cat.No: ACMEM128CD)
One of the most exotic and enigmatic of all of the artists in the genre, two of Korla Pandit's astounding early concept albums are packaged together. Widely available for the first time in decades, Pandit's David Lynchesque wurlitzer playing has aged very well indeed and will appeal to fans of Martin Denny, Les Baxter and Esquivel.
Bonzo Dog Band - A Bundle Of Bonzos ! - 6 CD Set. 6-CD Set. (Label: EMI, Cat.No: BB6CD)
Here's an exclusive for Freak Emporium customers only. All five EMI re-issues of the classic Bonzo Dog Band EMI catalogue (Gorilla, The Doughnut In Granny's Greenhouse, Tadpoles, Keynsham, Let's Make Up and Be Friendly) newly remastered and expanded together with a copy of Songs The Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us, signed by the legendary Mr. Wonderful himself Mr. Legs Larry Smith! These CD's are only available for a limited time on a pre-order basis so please make sure you get your orders in to avoid disappointment! For details on each album please see listings elsewhere. THE IMAGE ON THIS ITEM IS FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY.WE HAVE 5 SETS AVAILABLE FROM PEOPLE WHO DID NOT PAY FOR THEIR ORDER.FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.
One of the founding fathers of modern music, Edgard Varese was experimenting with sound collage and sampling fifty years ago. Never previously released on compact disc, this is the album that inspired a teenage Frank Zappa; his presence is clear from The Mothers Of Invention onwards. Other disciples to his sound include Harrison Birtwistle, Pierre Boulez,John Cage, Morton Feldman, Luigi Nono, Karlheinz Stockhausen. Trackisting: IONISATION, OCTANDRE, INTEGRALES and DENSITY 21.5.
Ferrante And Teicher - Soundproof - The Sound Of Tomorrow Today!. CD. (Label: El, Cat.No: ACMEM124CD)
Space age pop, exotica, bachelor pad, lounge, cocktail music, hi-fi sounds, "Sundproof" is the definitive mid-century album and (having never been re-released in any format) one of the rarest and most sought after. Mid fifties standards meet the arrangements and production of Joe Meek and the technical approach of John Cage. Twenty four tracks in total.
A nalbum perfect for Ennio Morricone fans, who played trumpet inthe extraordinary Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza from 1965 when it was founded by composer Franco Evangelisti. These lengthy improvised sound collages are challenging to listen to but have their own beauty and are of serious historical importance. Traclisting: EFLOT, SCRATCH, SETTIMINO and SOUP.
Nino Rota - Felini Masterpieces: La Strada / Nights Of Cabrina. CD. (Label: El, Cat.No: ACMEM123CD)
Thirty four track album celebrating the artistic partnership between film director Federico Fellini and composer Nino Rota, one of the most productive and enduring in cinema history. These are the original mono soundtracks recorded in 1952 and 1956 respectively for the Oscar winning films La Strada and Nights Of Cabrina : the same recordings that are used on the films and both are long out of print in any format.
Fripp & Eno - Unreleased Works Of Startling Genius. Dble CD. (Label: PANEGYRIC, Cat.No: DGM0702)
A series of musical snapshots, ideas, tunes, pieces, covering a period of several years. Selected by Brian Eno, most are issued here for the first time on CD. The musical content is as varied in mood as one might expect from such disparate time periods. The unifyingfactor, that which makes this series of recordings so compelling, is the sense that comes across of the duo’s own continued fascination & delight in finding new ways of exploring & presenting their shared musical adventures. The initial manufacturing run of the album will be issued as a limited edition 2CD digi pack set showcasing the music in different ways. CD1 offers the first 12 pieces in segued form with only track 13 (regarded by both musicians as one of Fripp’s finest recorded performances) separate, while CD 2 offers the 13 pieces individually. When the initial run is exhausted; a single CD of the music as presented on CD1 will become the standard release edition.
The first collaboration between The Red Krayola and Art & Language in over twenty years. Art & Language’s lyrical contributions were put to music and played by Thompson, creating an intimate and expansive setting, a pop framework for deliberate and meditative language. Fifteen tracks in total, including: "Forty Thousand Words", "Igor Zabel's Song" and "Laughing At The Foot."
20 Scary Rockin Tunes out from the Past to keep you awake at Night.Limited Edition of 500 worldwide and pressed on slimy green vinyl. A SIDE1.The Ran-dells - Martian Hop2.Buddy Clinton - Take Me To Your Ladder 3.The Creatures - Take Us To Your President 4.Glen Mooney - Beep Alonia 5.Floyd Robinson - My Little Martian6.David Seville - Witch Doctor 7.The Zanies - The Blob 8.Betty Johnson - The Little Blue Man 9.Ziggy Gee - Igor's Chant10.Wes Bryan - Tiny Spaceman. B. SIDE 1.Sheb Wooley - Santa And The Purple People Eater 2.Bo Diddley - Bo Meets The Monster3.Sonny Day - Creature From Outer Space 4.John Zacherle - Dinner with Drac5.Bill Doggett - Monster Party 6.Lee George - Little Moon Men 7.Jimmie Haskell - We Get Messages 8.Dick Robinson - The Boppin' Martian 9.Bobby Please - The Monster 10.Tyrone A. Saurus & The Cromagnons - Monster Twist
Seventte ntrack cojpilation celebrating the voice of Italian cinema. Anyone who has ever watched one of the Sergio Leone spaghettit westerns from the 60's and 70's will already know her, Dell'orso's vocal refrains featured on ennio Morricone's earliest scores. This CD includes tracks from numerous films composed by (largely) Morricone, Roberto Pregardia, Armando Trovajoli and Piero Piccioni.
11 Metallica classics head East for a spiritual transformation into awesome Buddha lounge versions. Metallica fans won't be able to resist this unique and evocative collection - it's spiritual medicine for headbangers! Includes mystical reinterpretations of "Enter Sandman", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "One", "Nothing ElseMatters" and more.
Quentin Crisp - An Evening With The Naked Civil Servant. Dble CD. (Label: Cherry Red, Cat.No: CDMRED 325)
After a more than a two-decade absence, These recordings of Crisp in New York in 1979 are available again. They originally arose as a result of the popularity of the film adaptation of the book The Naked Civil Servant, and capture one of 'Britain's stately homos' in garrulous form, delighting aninvited audience. Quentin Crisp was one of our most cherished satirists and commentators his flippancy, self deprecationand theatricality masked a fervent intelligence and a sharp eye for the detail of contemporary English life. Includes bonus 35-minute unreleased interview with Morgan Fisher from 1980.