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 -L├╝├╝l- ├ťlrich, Michael -Fame- G├╝nther, 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 G├╝nther on bass, Burghard Rausch on drums, plus J├Ârg Sch... + INFO
Originally released in 1975 on the Birds Nest label, the sole album by boogie stompers AGNES STRANGE is an obscure hard rock gem that needed to be rediscovered. Formed in Southampton, UK in the mid 70's by Alan Green (bass), Dave Rodwell (drums), and John Westwood (guitar, vocals), AGNES STRANGE failed to reach any glory or fame, but their legacy made of heavy rock riffings, raw leads and tough attitude, with a spacey "Hawkwind-esque" touch here and there, helped them reach cult status amongst 70's rock fanatics. Limited to 500 copies on 180 gram LP.