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  • Moondog Moondog Quick View

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    Moondog

    Moondogs debut release, originally on the Prestige label, came out in 1956, long after hed become a legendary New York City street performer. The blind Kansas native showcases his talent for the minimal and avant-garde here, with compositions driven by percussion and Japanese-inspired melodies, complimented by street sounds, recitations, and animal noises. Bizarre even for todays standards, its a wonder this was released over a half-century ago. A brilliant debut.
    1. Caribea
    2. Lullaby
    3. Tree trail
    4. Death, when you come to me
    5. Big cat
    6. Frog bog
    7. To a sea horse
    8. Dance rehearsal
    9. Surf session
    10. Trees against the sky
    11. Tap dance
    12. Oo debut
    13. Drum suite
    14. Street scene
    Moondog
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Moondog

    He was born Louis Hardin, but the world knew him as Moondog-and his avant-garde compositions influenced a generation of minimalist composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich. Now, Moondog, The Viking of 6th Avenue's seminal 1969 album recorded with producer James William Guercio, will be reissued vinyl, its first pressing in over a decade. Featuring original symphonic and classically-inspired works (including material dedicated to Charlie Parker and Benny Goodman), Moondog is an album that must be heard to be believed.
    1. Theme
    2. Stamping Ground
    3. Symphonique #3 (Ode to Venus)
    4. Symphonique #6 (Good For Goodie)
    1. Minisym #1; I - Allegro
    2. Minisym #1; II - Andante adagio
    3. Minisym #1; III - Vivace
    4. Lament I, Bird's Lament
    5. Witch of Endor; I - Dance
    6. Witch of Endor; II - Trio; A. Adagio (The Prophesy)
    7. Witch of Endor; II - Trio; B. Andante (The Battle)
    8. Witch of Endor; II. Trio; C. Agitato (Saul's Death)
    9. Witch of Endor; III - Dance (Reprise)
    10. Symphonique #1 (Portrait of a Monarch)
    Moondog
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  • The Story Of Moondog (Colored Vinyl) (Pre-Order) The Story Of Moondog (Colored Vinyl) (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    The Story Of Moondog (Colored Vinyl) (Pre-Order)

    Limited Edition Of 1,000 On Purple And Green Starburst Vinyl.

    Originally released on Prestige in 1957, this is the third LP from NYC street performer and avant-garde/minimalist composer Moondog. Perhaps the least accessible of his early releases, this album is made up of percussive jams, usually on instruments of his own creation, street sounds, poetry, and Far East melodies, despite opening with a swinging number that is, oddly, the most bizarre thing on the album. Another classic from Moondog reissued with its original Andy Warhol artwork.

    1. Up Broadway
    2. Perpetual Motion
    3. Gloving It
    4. Improvisation
    5. Ray Malone Softshoe
    6. Two Quotations In Dialogue
    7. 5/8 In Two Shades
    8. Moondog's Theme
    9. In A Doorway
    10. Duet
    11. Trimbas In Quarters
    12. Wildwood
    13. Trimbas In Eighths
    14. Organ Rounds
    Moondog
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    Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
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    More Moondog

    This is the second Moondog LP, originally released on Prestige in 1956. It continues the NYC street performers exploration of minimalist composition and field recording, mixing percussion and sparse melodies with piano solos, street sounds, and monologues. Surprisingly accessible despite its avant-garde nature, bridging the gap between the familiar and the bizarre. Another all out masterwork from one of 20th century Americas most unique minds.
    1. A Duet - Queen Elizabeth Whistle And Bamboo Pipe
    2. Conversation And Music At 51st Street And 6th Avenue
    3. Hardshoe Ray Malone
    4. Tugboat Toccata
    5. Autumn
    6. Seven Beat Suite
    7. Oo Solo
    8. Rehersal of Violettas Barefoot Dance
    9. Oo Solo
    10. Ostrich Feathers Played On Drum
    11. Oboe Round
    12. Chant
    13. All Is Loneliness
    14. Sextett (Oo)
    15. Fiesta Piano Solo
    16. Mooondog Monologue
    Moondog
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Moondog Matinee Moondog Matinee Quick View

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    Moondog Matinee

    Moondog Matinee is the fifth studio album by Canadian/American rock group The Band, released in 1973. It consists entirely of cover material reflecting the group's love of R&B and blues music, with one exception in their interpretation of the theme from the film The Third Man.

    1. Ain't Got No Home
    2. Holy Cow
    3. Share Your Love (With Me)
    4. Mystery Train
    5. Third Man Theme
    6. The Promised Land
    7. The Great Pretender
    8. I'm Ready
    9. Saved
    10. A Change Is Gonna Come
    The Band
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Big Brother & The Holding Company Big Brother & The Holding Company Quick View

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    Big Brother & The Holding Company

    Sundazed presents the high-definition vinyl reissue of the ultra-rare mono edition of Big Brother & the Holding Companys 1967 debut! Besides being the album that introduced the world to Janis Joplin, Big Brother & the Holding Companys first release stands as one of the classic recordings of 60s rock. Joplin had added her fiery wail to the archetypal Haight-Ashbury acid-rock quintet only months before it entered the studio to make the album, and for the sessions she shares vocal duties with bassist Peter Albin and guitarist Sam Andrew. But, thanks to the LPs raging single, Down on Me, it was immediately clear to radio audiences of the time that the Texas-born singer was a new force to be reckoned with.


    In addition to Joplins inimitable blues cry, Big Brothers other key strength lies in the scraping, distorted guitars of Sam Andrew and James Gurley, which are in heavy abundance on such choice cuts as the trippy Light is Faster Than Sound, the punkish Women is Losers, and the groups fuzzy, droning remake of Moondogs All is Loneliness. Cut from the original mono masters, this Sundazed edition adds two scarce single-only sides.

    1. Bye, Bye Baby
    2. Easy Rider
    3. Intruder
    4. Light Is Faster Than Sound
    5. Call on Me
    6. Women Is Losers
    7. Blindman
    8. Down on Me
    9. Caterpillar
    10. All Is Loneliness
    11. Coo Coo
    12. The Last Time
    Big Brother & The Holding Company feat. Janis Joplin
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  • Starry Starry Night (Pure Pleasure) Starry Starry Night (Pure Pleasure) Quick View

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    Starry Starry Night (Pure Pleasure)

    Paul Clarvis is one of the UK's most respected and talented percussionists and has played with everyone from Mick Jagger and Nina Simone to Herbie Hancock and Andy Sheppard. As one of the most requested session musicians, he has played on numerous film soundtracks including Star Wars, Thunderbirds, The Constant Gardener, The Passion, Troy, King Arthur, Kingdom Of Heaven, The Bourne Ultimatum, Lord Of The Rings, Batman, Spy Games, Captain Corellis Mandolin, Shakespeare in Love, James Bond, Billy Elliot, Notting Hill, and many others. He co-leads his own band Orquestra Mahatma which specialises in improvisations on folk tunes from all over the world, and also leads an improvising trio For All the Saints with Stan Sultzmann and Tony Hymas. Starry Starry Night finds him teamed up with pianist Liam Noble, best known for his quirky, individual compositions and improvisations. Liam has also worked with Stan Sultzmann, as well as many other artists including Ingrid Laubrock, Anita Wardell, Harry Beckett, Christine Tobin, Chris Bisco and with cult minimalist composer Moondog, where he and Paul Clarvis first met.



    Musicians:



    • Paul Clarvis (drums)

    • Liam Noble (piano)



    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Mood Indigo
    2. Shadow Of Your Smile
    3. Dear Someone
    4. Maple Leaf Rag
    5. Vincent
    6. Poor Butterfly
    7. Whispering
    8. So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
    9. Embraceable You
    10. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
    11. Paris
    Paul Clarvis And Liam Noble
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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