Phil Manzanera, England, 1975.

Roxy Music lead guitarist’s fine-ass debut solo LP, with help from fools like Robert Wyatt (Soft Machine, Matching Mole, etc.), Brian Eno, and John Wetton (King Crimson, Family), among others. This track (featured below) representing Manzanera’s pre-Roxy outfit Quiet Sun; which he left to form Roxy Music, but reassembled for a proper LP in 1975 following his solo debut. It’s almost too easy.

Phil Manzanera, Diamond Head, England, 1975. 

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Magical Power Mako, Japan, 1973.

DEFINITELY not an LP for everyone (or rather just anyone), but shamelessly hanging onto its beauty for any brave travelers lost or found enough to come or go wandering up or down this path… Comprised of a Cat Side (Side A) and a Dog Side (Side B), the 2nd happens to be a lot more accessible – so in its way, this album mirrors real life .

Magical Power Mako, Japan, 1973.

 

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Wonderland Band, No. 1, Germany, 1971.

Precursor to AR & The Machines and where you’ll find Achim Reichel before blowing the mind of the universe with The Machines.

Wonderland Band, Germany, 1971.


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Listen to Tokyo’s superb Kikagaku Moyo on DHR!

Picture dreamy, groovy, spacey, and sometimes even folk-driven journeys splashed across the desert shore of Krautrock minimalism with a nucleic oasis at the core that is Kikagaku Moyo/幾何学模様.

From Tokyo, playing on DHR right this very millisecond. Tune in HERE!

 

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Sunbirds, Germany, 1971.

Tasty slice from Kraut-jazz fusion act’s debut.

Sunbirds, Germany, 1971.


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Trúbrot (Iceland, 1969)

Couldn’t say proper if it’s a cover of The Beatles “Things We Said Today,” just can’t seem to understand Icelandic very well… Another good band all the same ! Trúbrot , Iceland, 1969.

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Krzysztof Klenczon & Trzy Korony (Poland, 1971)

Perhaps one of the most unassuming album covers ever… Especially for what’s lurking behind the benign facade of this wild 60s meets 70s Eastern European treat.

Krzysztof Klenczon & Trzy Korony, Poland, 1971.


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Better Than Floyd & Oz, Achim Reichel Meets Heavy Metal!

WHOA! Whoa. Whoa… Whoa.

So we made a discovery. Not like how good cottage cheese actually goes with papaya (truly, it does); but more like how good pornography goes with the volume turned up. No, we’re not that awful, just referring to combined stimuli banging on the senses. (Okay, so we are bad.)

At any rate, every high-schooler at one point or another probably has done or did the ol’ press play on The Wizard Of Oz film (with no sound) and Pink Floyd “Dark Side Of The Moon” album (cranked up) at the same time, thereafter straining, most likely easily and gladly enough with a good buzz cruising, to convince themselves that the audio and visual presentations coincide in some uncanny and unplanned copacetic harmony, only to later reflect upon the entire ordeal having largely hung by the thread of the fact that (depending on which “roar of the MGM lion” you press play for the movie) it really just comes down to the cash machine opening of the album track “Money” cha-chinging right when the flick jolts from black and white to color. Beautiful. Sincerely. However… We fortuitously stumbled upon something that makes it all seem like kindergarten camp at your local pond compared to overnighting in the Himalayas.

Enter: the animated film Heavy Metal (1981) meets AR & The Machines “The Green Journey (1971).”

Can’t tell you which lion roar, can’t remember any lions… But the synchronicity is jaw-dropping. Every tone, mood, motion, shift, feeling – every nuance of every moment just fit, between the two. We think. It happened by intended chance with no expectation for outcome other than colorful visual accompaniment to a mind-blowing musical progenitor. So try for yourself, and maybe let us know if we’re cookoo… We’ve never heard of this being done prior.

Cheers.

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Album Covers We Love: Witthüser & Westrupp “Trips Und Träume”

More album covers we love :) . First and best of a few from the way hypnotic acid folk side of Krautland…

Witthüser & Westrupp, Germany, 1971.

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Heavy Shake on DHR

Reason #654 that we love ourselves: we don’t even know if this band’s still active since their sole release, but we’re still here ;) . Listen to them with us, you won’t be sorry.

Heavy Shake. From Peoria, Illinois, USofA.

LISTEN HERE!

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