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PETER WALKER SPECIAL

Get a taste of the old and the new - For a limited time, get the LP version of Peter Walker's Rainy Day Ragga and the CD version of Spanish Guitar together for one low price. They are only pressed this way. We do not have LP's of spanish guitar or cd's of rainy day ragga. Sorry!

CD

 $20
* THE ALIENS - Luna CD
Luna is an ambitious, thrilling and immensely rewarding album; its songs span out in front of you, creating rolling, expansive sonic panoramas. It's a mesmerizing, psych-tinged, honeycomb folk-pop masterpiece allowed to run free & has been drawing comparisons to Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon".

CD

 $14
* ANGST HASE PFEFFER NASE
completely crazy noise from a member of Caroliner Rainbow

7"

 $5
* APACHE - Boomtown Gems CD
This album sways and moves to the groove of that 70's glam/punk thing. One friend described them as NY Dolls meet the Ramones meet Kiss. CD VERSION IS DIFFERENT THAN THE LP VERSION. NOT ONLY IS IT MASTERED DIFFERENTLY, BUT THERE IS SOMETHING EXTRA ON THE CD!

CD

 $14
* APACHE - Boy's Life 7in
If the Zeroes had been into The Quick but also quietly listened to a good bit of Alice Cooper, they would have likely sounded like this Apache 45. Features Carlos from The Cuts. First 100 are on red vinyl

7"

 $5
* APES/Modey Lemon split 7"
A limited edition split 7" featuring a single from forthcoming albums by both bands. The APES rock you with Night Time Reaper. Modey Lemon come at you with In Another Land. Two sides, two songs, two amazing singles.

7"

 $5
* APES "Baba's Mountain"
The power of The Apes is unleashed on the new classic blitz Baba's Mountain. The merging of the rage and energy of their live shows -- also known as massive riffage -- with studio wizardry began with last year's Tapestry Mastery. As always, a visionary epic story links it all together. You gotta have a visionary epic story. Without that, why bother? Baba's Mountain rocks, grooves, and takes you on a ride.

CD

 $14
* APES "Tapestry Mastery"
The debut Birdman release for the Washington, DC quartet contains three stories from the beyond told to the band's blind weaver, Maximilla. Tapestry Mastery presents six mind-numbing songs, more bombastic, fertile and charismatic than any Apes release to date, and finds the Apes at last creating a record equal to their live show.

CDEP

 $7
* AUDIO ACTIVE "Bong"
 Wild Japanese beat terrorists who are highly inspired by POT! Features remixes by Asian Dub Foundation, Adrian Sherwood and others.

CDEP

 $10
* BADAR ALI KHAN "Lost In Qawwali III"
 The living king of Qawwali. Beautiful and trancey.

CD

 $14
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* BISHOP PERRY TILLIS - Too Close
Gospel blues from one of the most unknown -- yet authentic -- blues musicians ever.

CD

 $14
* BOB LOG III - My Shit Is Perfect

My Shit Is Perfect smells of past Doo Rag brilliance, finding Log showcasing his truly mystifying slide guitar virtuosity, unusual but butt-shaking poly-rhythmic beatitude and, as loved and expected, his demented take on humanity. How does he do all of the amazing things he does? It is truly mystifying…even to him. Includes Colorforms stick-ons to make your own cover!

CD

 $14
* BOREDOMS "Vision Creation Newsun"
 Latest album from the kings of Japanese noise.

CD

 $14
SOLD OUT
* BOREDOMS "Super Are"
 First album released in the US in four years from these Japanese noise rock legends - one of their best

CD

 $14
SOLD OUT
BREAST FED YAK "Get Your Greasy Head Off The Sham"
 Paul Lemos from Controlled Bleeding leads this project along with fellow CB member Joe Papa and Ruins co-founder Yoshida Tatsuya. The music on this album will kill you, although not without saving you the last dance at your funeral.

CD

 $14
BRIAN GLAZE - Rainsplitter
Between the deep, rich and dark songwriting and the masterful Ashley arrangements, Rainsplitter widens Glaze's scope and puts him prominently in place of the New WEIRD AMERICA folk psych scene that is taking the world by storm.

CD

 $14
BRIAN GLAZE - Let's Go to the Sea
From a longtime alum of The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Let's Go to the Sea invites the willing through a tambourine driven, tremolo guitar infused psychedelic tunnel of love lost and found. Lending his spirtual counsel and psychic navigation is Birdman's own Greg Ashley (Gris Gris).

CD

 $14
BROTHER JT - Third Ear Candy
 This slab of digital wax has a little more moog than usual, a little more groove: Third Ear Candy, Brother JT's latest release, is danceable, trance-able, romance-able and yet oh so very hallucinatory (-able).

CD

 $14
BROTHER JT "Maybe We Should Take Some More?"
 New! The amazing Original Sin continues his audio feast for the mind...

CD

 $14
BROTHER JT Off Blue CD
 New! OFF BLUE is one of the most solid and beautfiful do-it-yourself psychedelic records ever; it boasts JT's most melodic and "groovy" song to date, blending mosquito fuzzed-out guitar with a little folk and underwater goodness that resembles the fog descending on a mind filled with bliss.

CD

 $14
* CARNIVAL OF SOULS soundtrack
Creepy pipe organ score from the legendary 1962 cult horror film

CD

 $14
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* COYOTE S/T CD
By pulling from a multitude of musical influences, Coyote creates a sometimes haunting, sometimes sonic sound that allows the listener to feel joy from pain. With lyrics that often portray un-nerving situations, Coyote immediately grabs your attention. The piano-driven melodies invite the audience inside their frenzied spirit.

CD

 $14
* THE CUTS From Here On Out CD
Secluding themselves in Northern California, The Cuts have written a damn near perfect rock n' roll record, with sweeping, swirling guitar lines, a deep groove, great melodies and hooks aplenty!

CD

 $14
* THE CUTS From Here On Out LP
Secluding themselves in Northern California, The Cuts have written a damn near perfect rock n' roll record, with sweeping, swirling guitar lines, a deep groove, great melodies and hooks aplenty!

LP

 $14
* THE CUTS I'm Not Down single
Features the title track and two more.

7"

 $5
* THE CUTS S/T
Re-issue of the formerly LP-only release. Raw, energetic, and full.

CD

 $14
THE CUTS "2 Over Ten"
 America's newest heartthrobs! The Oakland band blends old-school, psychedelic garage with '70s NYC proto-punk noise -- but these guys make the blend seamless.

CD

 $14
DON HOWLAND "The Land Between The Mountains"
 New! Don and his 4-track making some of the most essential recordings ever known...

CD

 $14
* ELECTRIC PRUNES "Lost Dreams"
 The absolute ultimate collection of this psychedelic-garage-punk band from the 60's. Includes demos, unrealeased versions and B sides. If you only own one thing by this group this is IT!

CD

 $14

The ELECTRIC PRUNES with former Moby Grape main man Peter Lewis

It's a limited edition (100) CDR of a song about a Hollowed party that they went to recently in Beverly Hills

There ain't nothing like a Halloween party in Hollywood.  Hell, with all of the plastic and powder used 'round the southern Cali area, it could be considered Halloween everyday.

 But, on this particular Halloween night last year, one of the oddest assortment of ghoulish ladder-walkers strutted about a party that ended all parties.  Peter Lewis was there...until he was told to leave.  This song represents his experience at a party that started out from hell, and then went deeper, into a psychedelic nightmare. Artwork by Jimmy Hole


 

CDEP

 $10
ELECTRIC PRUNES "Stockholm 67"
 

*Stockholm '67* finds the *Electric Prunes* at the height of the powers. Over-amplified and fuzzed to the max, the 'Prunes here are explosive, noisy, and wild. This recording proves that the *Electric Prunes* deserve to be ranked alongside the very best bands of their era."

180 gram vinyl in a gatefold sleeve.

LP

 $18
* EXTENDED ORGAN "XOXO"
 Tom Recchion and a cast of other LAFMS alumni get together for one very twisted and creepy excursion.

CD

 $14
* FOETUS - Love CD only
LOVE is a sweeping, dramatic epic drenched in harpsichord and orchestras with jarring left turns, bombast and seduction. It features a duet with Jennifer Charles of Elysian Fields and an appearance by the amazing Pamelia Kurstin, the world's foremost thereminist!

CD

 $14
* FOETUS - Vein
JG Thirlwell has turned the idea of the remix album on it's head with VEIN.This is not LOVE remixed,it is LOVE fractured and reimagined by some of today's most notable artists, including Mike Patton, Matmos, Tweaker and more . FOR A LIMITED TIME: Get the Love CDEP free when you buy Vein!

CD

 $14
* FOETUS Love CD/DVD
Temporarily out of stock. Please check back again or inquire at – info@birdmanrecords.com
Entitled LOVE, (the latest in his extensive use of four-letter one syllable titles) the new FOETUS will be available July 19th. It is a sweeping dramatic epic drenched in harpsichord and orchestras with jarring left turns, bombast and seduction. It features a duet with Jennifer Charles of Elysian Fields and an appearance by the amazing Pamelia Kurstin, the world's foremost thereminist! It also comes with a DVD containing 3 videos from LOVE, including Blessed Evening directed by Karen O (YeahYeahYeahs) with director of photography Spike Jonze, and (not adam) directed by Jeremy Solterbeck (who also directed videos for Lovage and Handsome Boys Modelling School, among others), and trailers of the J.G. Thirlwell-scored Venture Brothers (currently airing on Adult Swim/Cartoon Network), as well as classic early live footage with never before seen footage from the upcoming J.G. Thirlwell documentary.

CD/DVD


$17
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* FOETUS Love/(not adam) EP
This brand new 4 song EP is now available, featuring the track "(not adam)" from the full-length album, plus exclusive re-mixes of two other tracks from the LOVE (Spring 2005) release: "Miracle", re-mixed by Jay Wasco, and "Time Marches On" re-mixed by Ipecac recording artist End. In addition, a new exclusive non-album track, "Not in Yr Hands", will be included only on the EP.

CDEP

 $7
* GIANT SQUID
It comes from the deep, the Giant Squid. It knows the dialect of rock spoken in the darkest corners of the Sea. This creature of legend tortured sailors one and all in the beginning days of sea travel and adventure. Yet its message has always been confused and misrepresented. This intelligent creature seeks acknowledgement and understanding through these songs three found on its first Birdman single. With submerged industrial beats and Atlantis powered amplification, the rock is otherworldly and under watery. Bow down to the primitive genius of Giant Squid.

7"

 $5
GREG ASHLEY Requiem Mass & Other Experiments CD
Requiem Mass and Other Experiments, the new album from Gris Gris founder and Creamery Studio owner Greg Ashley, opens with the side-long track "Requiem Mass"; the flip is a series of sound and music experiments.

CD

 $14
GREG ASHLEY Requiem Mass & Other Experiments LP
Requiem Mass and Other Experiments, the new album from Gris Gris founder and Creamery Studio owner Greg Ashley, opens with the side-long track "Requiem Mass"; the flip is a series of sound and music experiments.

CD

 $14
GREG ASHLEY Painted Garden
Greg Ashley, the mastermind behind The Gris Gris, is back with his most ambitious, textured, beautiful and dark record to date.

CD

 $14
GREG ASHLEY Painted Garden
Greg Ashley, the mastermind behind The Gris Gris, is back with his most ambitious, textured, beautiful and dark record to date.

LP

 $14
GREG ASHLEY "Medicine Fuck Dream"
 "Greg Ashley is a troubled young man and that's the good news. He writes and sings like he's felt it ten times harder than you hear it. Listen the second time and the avalanche catches up to you quickly. This kid's a star and recognition begins right now." --Greg Dulli, 2003

LP

 $14
GREG ASHLEY "Medicine Fuck Dream"
 "Greg Ashley is a troubled young man and that's the good news. He writes and sings like he's felt it ten times harder than you hear it. Listen the second time and the avalanche catches up to you quickly. This kid's a star and recognition begins right now." --Greg Dulli, 2003

CD

 $14
* GRIS GRIS - Live at the Creamery CD
For the Season is the second album from The Gris Gris, the sorcerous San Francisco outfit assembled by psychedelic shaman Greg Ashley. For the Season is the definition of modern psychedelia while providing the vehicle for Ashley's catchy songwriting and complex arrangements.

CD

 $14
* GRIS GRIS - Live at the Creamery LP
For the Season is the second album from The Gris Gris, the sorcerous San Francisco outfit assembled by psychedelic shaman Greg Ashley. For the Season is the definition of modern psychedelia while providing the vehicle for Ashley's catchy songwriting and complex arrangements.

LP

 $14
* GRIS GRIS - For the Season CD
For the Season is the second album from The Gris Gris, the sorcerous San Francisco outfit assembled by psychedelic shaman Greg Ashley. For the Season is the definition of modern psychedelia while providing the vehicle for Ashley's catchy songwriting and complex arrangements.

CD

 $14
* GRIS GRIS - For the Season LP
For the Season is the second album from The Gris Gris, the sorcerous San Francisco outfit assembled by psychedelic shaman Greg Ashley. For the Season is the definition of modern psychedelia while providing the vehicle for Ashley's catchy songwriting and complex arrangements.

LP

 $14
* GRIS GRIS - For the Season 7"
This 7" is comprised of 4 tracks not on the For the Season full-length: Won't Be Long, Pick Up Your Raygun (acoustic), Bakery, and Corporation Station Agent.

EP

 $5
* GRIS GRIS S/T
Psychedlic, driven rock, leaving you in a drugged out haze -- if you aren't already there.

CD

 $14
* GRIS GRIS S/T
Psychedlic, driven rock, leaving you in a drugged out haze -- if you aren't already there.

LP

 $14
* GRIS GRIS Mary #38 7"
The A side (Mary) is an alternative version to the album's, featuring newbie Gris Gris Lars Kullberg on keyboards. The B side is a powerhouse psych explosion that reaffirms all that is electric.

7"

 $5
HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS "The Eye Popping Sounds Of Herschell Gordon Lewis"
 New! The definitive filmography audio companion...

CD

 $14
OUT OF STOCK
HOWLIN' RAIN - The Russian Wilds
Gatefold LP

Arriving in North America on Valentine's Day 2012, Howlin' Rain's third album is a sprawling, Pynchon-esque labyrinth and a colorful, feeling-filled catalyst for hungry minds. It's the masterwork earlier studio sets and Howlin Rain's barn-burning live shows have hinted at given blood and bone by a group in their fighting prime.

Gatefold double-LP with etching on side 4. Executive produced by Rick Rubin.

LP

 $22
HOWLIN' RAIN - The Good Life - LP single
"On the eve of beginning to hit the studio and record number 3, Howlin Rain took a week to step into a studio and complete this mini album or EP. It was envisioned as both an introduction to the forthcoming full album of music due in 2011 but also as a piece that could stand on its own in HR's catalog; a trilogy of songs that present their own unique journey and sonic arch."

Limited edition. Artwork by Alan Forbes & David D'Andrea.

LP single

 $14
HOWLIN' RAIN - Magnificent Fiend - LP
In a joint-release with American Recordings, Birdman brings you the vinyl version of Howlin' Rain's Magnificent Fiend.
Temporarily Out of Stock
HOWLIN' RAIN - S/T CD
Equal parts dust, groove, folk, rock, dirt, mercury, earth, barn, chaos and gamble, beer, watermelon sugar, the Eel River and the great land that surrounds it, all sewn into classic Americana songs full of luscious melodies and hip grinding grooves.

CD

 $14
JIM DICKINSON - Fishing with Charlie and Other Selected Readings
Spoken word release from legendary Memphis session man, bandleader and producer who has played and recorded with everyone from Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan to Spiritualized and Mudhoney. You know he's got some stories to tell.

CD

 $14
JON WAHL and the AMADANS "Sour Suite"
 The Clawhammer magic man puts together a new band

CD

 $14
LOU LOU & THE GUITARFISH - S/T
Blending classic garage rock with contemporary pop leads, this 5-piece maintain a WHO-like piledriving hard rock style - heavy double guitar playing, a buzzy but bubblegummy lead vocal style, and monstrous drumming that catches your nostalgic San Francisco-in-the-70s heart instantly.

CD

 $14
* MAHIKARI - S/T LP
A chance meeting around an axe-wound shaped microphone and Mahikari is born. On one side slings world famous Acid Mother's Temple guitar-god MAKOTO KAWABATA. Showblazing on stage other is Yamamoto Seiichi -- the guitarist ending The Boredoms' sound from the beginning to Vision Creation Newson. Two of the greatest guitar players of all time cutting mind-churning psychedelic meltdowns in San Francisco with ex-Thin White Rope Stoo Odom on bass. On super-limited edition vinyl, not found in any stores.

LP

 $14
* MAHIKARI - S/T CD
A chance meeting around an axe-wound shaped microphone and Mahikari is born. On one side slings world famous Acid Mother's Temple guitar-god MAKOTO KAWABATA. Showblazing on stage other is Yamamoto Seiichi -- the guitarist ending The Boredoms' sound from the beginning to Vision Creation Newson. Two of the greatest guitar players of all time cutting mind-churning psychedelic meltdowns in San Francisco with ex-Thin White Rope Stoo Odom on bass. On super-limited edition vinyl, not found in any stores.

CD

 $14
* MALPRACTICE - A Fflint Central Compilation
Fflint Central, a fantastic CDR-only label, comes from the country outside of Manchester where ley lines vibrate through the fates of the local inhabitants. For fans of Nurse with Wound, Tom Recchion, Throbbing Gristle and others.

CD

 $14
* MIDNITE SNAKE - Shaving the Angel
SHAVING THE ANGEL is bigger and more powerful than their debut -- intense, complex, sexually bombastic metallic rock and roll -- with a hint of forest acoustic darkness breaking through the wall of evil whiteness…

CD

 $14
* MIDNITE SNAKE S/T
"Powerhouse 60's stoner rock to melt your eardrums." -- Maximum Metal

CD

 $14
* THE MIRRORS - 13 Patient Flowers
Multi-instrumentalist Greg Ashley has gained acclaim and recognition as frontman of Oakland's incredible Gris Gris, a band who combine Syd-era Floyd psychedelia, VU drone and '60s garage rock. In an attempt to release all things Gris Gris, Birdman excavates Ashley's earlier works to showcase his talents in their formative stages while keeping these jewels in print.

CD

 $14
* THE MIRRORS - 13 Patient Flowers
Multi-instrumentalist Greg Ashley has gained acclaim and recognition as frontman of Oakland's incredible Gris Gris, a band who combine Syd-era Floyd psychedelia, VU drone and '60s garage rock. In an attempt to release all things Gris Gris, Birdman excavates Ashley's earlier works to showcase his talents in their formative stages while keeping these jewels in print.

LP

 $14
* THE MIRRORS - A Green Dream
Recorded when Greg Ashley (singer and now Gris Gris main man) was still using a fake ID to get the latest and greatest mind-twisting gonzo to come through Texas. For fans of Pink Floyd (Syd Barret-era) and the Electric Prunes.

CD

 $14
* THE MIRRORS - Medication #1 7" EP
Two sides of psychedelic bliss-out provide the latest book end to the mighty career of THE MIRRORS. Recorded when Greg Ashley (singer and now Gris Gris main man) was still using a fake ID to get the latest and greatest mind twisting gonzo to come through Texas . "Patient Flowers" is a swan song if there ever was one, and still pops up in the odd Gris Gris set. For fans of Pink Floyd (Syd Barret-era) and the Electric Prunes.

7in EP

 $5
MODEY LEMON - Season of Sweets
Modey's new album sees them not only blasting away from their retro-obsessed garage rock peers at Mach 10 speed, but also subtly shifting the shape of the psychedelic synth-rock that defined them with 2004's Thunder & Lightning. Where abrasive guitar riffs, serrated keyboard runs and wild, textured electronic noise once dominated, structure, if somewhat wayward, now has a strong presence. Modey Lemon's sound is no less fucked-up, it's simply been pulled into focus.

CD

 $14
MODEY LEMON - Season of Sweets
Modey's new album sees them not only blasting away from their retro-obsessed garage rock peers at Mach 10 speed, but also subtly shifting the shape of the psychedelic synth-rock that defined them with 2004's Thunder & Lightning. Where abrasive guitar riffs, serrated keyboard runs and wild, textured electronic noise once dominated, structure, if somewhat wayward, now has a strong presence. Modey Lemon's sound is no less fucked-up, it's simply been pulled into focus.

LP

 $14
MODEY LEMON - The Curious City
Modey's new album sees them not only blasting away from their retro-obsessed garage rock peers at Mach 10 speed, but also subtly shifting the shape of the psychedelic synth-rock that defined them with 2004's Thunder & Lightning. Where abrasive guitar riffs, serrated keyboard runs and wild, textured electronic noise once dominated, structure, if somewhat wayward, now has a strong presence. Modey Lemon's sound is no less fucked-up, it's simply been pulled into focus.

CD

 $14
MODEY LEMON "Thunder + Lightning"
 "The best thing to come outta Pitt-town since the Swamp Rats." -Jack White (White Stripes) - Modey Lemon are a two-man hurricane of sound and a genuine force to be reckoned with. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA - Guitar, drums and Moog synthesizer, equal parts late '60s hard rock, early '70s hard rock, and early '90s grunge filtered through punk from all three decades.

CD

 $14
MODEY LEMON "Thunder + Lightning"
 "The best thing to come outta Pitt-town since the Swamp Rats." -Jack White (White Stripes) - Modey Lemon are a two-man hurricane of sound and a genuine force to be reckoned with. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA - Guitar, drums and Moog synthesizer, equal parts late '60s hard rock, early '70s hard rock, and early '90s grunge filtered through punk from all three decades.

LP

 $14
MONKEYWRENCH - Gabriel's Horn CD
This new CD marks the 17th anniversary of this super-badass-group, featuring Mark Arm, Steve Turner, Tim Kerr, Marin Bland and Tom Price. Released Feb 25.

CD

 $14
MUDHONEY - Head on the Curb LP

This vinyl-only release is Mid-period Mudhoney at its RAWEST. Original Bass Player Matt Lukin is in top form, as is the rest of the classic line-up, blasting out songs and ideas, some of which went on to be studio-fied for their Warner Bros debut PIECE OF CAKE, while others got lost to the dark crevices of time…UNTIL NOW. Besides the cover of SCTV classic I HATE THE BLOODY QUEEN, these recordings have NEVER been released, and represent a sonic assault that is pure Mudhoney. Raw, unabashed, and sometimes down-right no-fi. HEAD ON THE CURB writes a new chapter into Mudhoney's legendary past.

LP

 $18
THE NICE BOYS - S/T CD
Arising from Portland's legendary bands The Exploding Hearts and The Riffs, the Nice Boys are electric warriors for the now glam aesthetic. SPIN: "[The Nice Boys] infuse Nick Lowe's infectious pub-rock songcraft with the charmingly sloppy abandon of the Faces."

CD

 $14
THE NICE BOYS - S/T LP
Arising from Portland's legendary bands The Exploding Hearts and The Riffs, the Nice Boys are electric warriors for the now glam aesthetic. SPIN: "[The Nice Boys] infuse Nick Lowe's infectious pub-rock songcraft with the charmingly sloppy abandon of the Faces."

LP

 $14
NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN "The Final Moment"
 The Qawwali master in one of his final recordings...

CD

 $14
* OOIOO "Feather Float"
 Yoshimi of the Boredoms all-girl krautrock, trance-jam band busts out their finest release to date here.

CD

 $14
* OTHA TURNER & the AFROSSIPPI ALL STARS "Senegal To Senatobia"
 Otha and his family get together with musicians from Senegal, Africa to create one of the most beautiful soundscapes ever. Like a mutant cross between blues, world-beat and tribal field recordings.

CD

 $14
* OTHA TURNER & HIS RISING STAR FIFE AND DRUM BAND "Everybody Hollerin' Goat"
 Truly amazing debut album of raw, trance inducing blues primitivism from this 92 year old Mississippi legend

CD

 $14
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* PAULA FRAZER & TARNATION Now It's Time CD
 After nearly a decade, classic 4AD band Tarnation, led by the angelic Paula Frazer, has returned with a brand new studio album that blends her alternative country roots with dark, psychedelic tones and warm instrumental accompaniments that perfectly frame her ethereal voice.

CD

 $14
* PAULA FRAZER & TARNATION Now It's Time LP
 After nearly a decade, classic 4AD band Tarnation, led by the angelic Paula Frazer, has returned with a brand new studio album that blends her alternative country roots with dark, psychedelic tones and warm instrumental accompaniments that perfectly frame her ethereal voice.

LP

 $14
* PAULA FRAZER "Leave the Sad Things Behind" CD
 Leave The Sad Things Behind is the most completely realized, thoroughly individualistic statement in the entire Paula Frazer/Tarnation catalogue yet. "Paula Frazer's voice is pure bliss... Leave The Sad Things Behind is the name of her album, and it sounds like she did…all over these 10 amazing tracks. Brilliant." -- Performing Songwriter (Nov 2005)

CD

 $14
* PAULA FRAZER "Indoor Universe"
 Debut solo album from the amazing lead vocalist of Tarnation. Beautiful, dreamy, lush and dark music with elements of noir soundtracks, spaghetti westerns PJ Harvey style mood.

CD

 $14
PAULA FRAZER "Place Where I Know"
 Original home recorded versions of Paula's favorite tracks of the last decade, plus two never-before-released songs "Long Ago" and "Taken." Enhanced CD features Paula performing "Game of Broken Hearts," "Watercolor" and a brand new song "Always on My Mind"

CD

 $14
* PEARLS BEFORE SWINE "Constructive Melancholy"
Super compilation spanning the best of Tom Rapp's Reprise years.

CD

 $14
OUT OF STOCK
* PETER WALKER - Spanish Guitar CD

This record is to Flamenco what Peter's Rainy Day Raga was to Ragas; an inspired sound that combines all of Peter's studying with his Western lens to create a sound that is so signature, and so beautifully played, that it creates in itself a new genre.

Limited Edition LP Style CD Gatefold Jacket

CD

 $14
PFFR "United We Doth"
 PFFR is a Brooklyn-based electro-rock-crazed combo made up of a small group of highly motivated young people (early teens and older) who started a band in order to cause a riot in the local public library. Inspired by The Boredoms, early Ween, and Add N To X.

CD

 $14
* Polyphonic Spree/Grandaddy "The March" / "The Rugged and Splintered Entertainment Center"
 NEW Dec 2003 - Two exclusive tracks by two of the most prized combos in America. The Polyphonic Spree offering is a studio version of the live favorite "The March." All the bliss, all of the good tidings that this 24 piece is known for. Grandaddy's side is a little less euphoric but by no means less enticing. "The Rugged and Splintered Entertainment Center" is a memorable song from these bearded wonders. Each band contributed beautiful artwork to this little 45 RPM nugget.

7"

 $5
* RALPH CARNEY "Ralph Sounds"
Full length debut from this master of 1,000 instruments

CD

 $14
* RALPH CARNEY "Krelm"
Tom Waits, saxophonist strikes out on his own noisy single

7"

 $5
* RALPH CARNEY "I Like You A Lot"
Ralph's second album is another wild ride through his demented psyche. Sheer genius.

CD

 $14
* SPECTRUM "Songs For Owsley"
Vinyl version of this UK space rock combo's Warner Bros release

LP

 $14
* SPECTRUM MEETS CAPTAIN MEMPHIS - Indian Giver

A once in a lifetime musical meeting between Spectrum (Sonic Boom from Spaceman 3) and legendary producer Jim Dickinson (Big Star, etc).

CD

 $14
* THE SPIDER BAGS - Goodbye Cruel World, Hello Crueler World LP
GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD, HELLO CRUELER WORLD finds North Carolina natives, SPIDER BAGS, working once again with legendary engineer Brian Paulson. Picking themselves up from the drunken wranglings of last years A Celebration of Hunger, you can almost picture frontman Dan McGee leading the way, with a guitar in one hand and drink in the other, marching through the old town square on an impromptu parade at midnight in the middle of July.

Buy LP

 $14
* THE SPIDER BAGS - Goodbye Cruel World, Hello Crueler World CD
GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD, HELLO CRUELER WORLD finds North Carolina natives, SPIDER BAGS, working once again with legendary engineer Brian Paulson. Picking themselves up from the drunken wranglings of last years A Celebration of Hunger, you can almost picture frontman Dan McGee leading the way, with a guitar in one hand and drink in the other, marching through the old town square on an impromptu parade at midnight in the middle of July.

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* THE SPIDER BAGS - A Celebration of Hunger CD
Please welcome The Spider Bags: hailing from North Carolina, out of nowhere but with the sound of a vintage anti-establishment America, fueled by whiskey and the treads of a long, harshly departed woman. In the tradition of all those greats who steal from the Americana ethos and make careers out of doing so, we bring to you The Spider Bags, the first great European-stealing Americana band from America. Let freedom reign.

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STATIC TAXI "Closer 2 Normal"
 Early '90s "art blues" recordings by The Replacements' much-loved guitarist Bob Stinson and friends in 1989 and 1990.

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* THEE HEADCOATS "She's in Disguise"
Single with non LP b-side

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* THEE HEADCOATS "Knights of the Baskervilles"
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First US full length from the British garage kings in 5 years - excellent! - also on CD below

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* THEE HEADCOATS "Knights of the Baskervilles"
First US full length from the British garage kings in 5 years - excellent! - also on LP above

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* THE TIME FLYS The In Crowd 7in
Possibly the best two minutes of music these guys and lovely lady have bestowed upon us to this date. The Time Flys keep with their recipe of proto-punk, glam, and sleaze but manage to offer something a little different from their previous releases. First 100 are on gold vinyl. Limited quantities.

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* THE TIME FLYS Rebels of Babylon CD
Oakland's enfant terribles are back with a second sonic helping of rock n' roll that proves that The Time Flys are at the pinnacle of their powers.
"The overall effect is something like past rock 'n' roll heroes sped and weirded up and send through an ancient-to-the-future drug haze." - Village Voice
"Essential" - Maximum Rock N' Roll

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* THE TIME Flys Rebels of Babylon LP
Oakland's enfant terribles are back with a second sonic helping of rock n' roll that proves that The Time Flys are at the pinnacle of their powers.
"The overall effect is something like past rock 'n' roll heroes sped and weirded up and send through an ancient-to-the-future drug haze." - Village Voice
"Essential" - Maximum Rock N' Roll

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* THE TIME Flys Reality is a Rock Band 7"

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* TIME Flys Fly CD
Dig the debut album from the Time Flys. This is a rock and roll record out of time…a lost nugget from the pre-punk Midwest/NY landscape of the late 70's. Abrasive. Energetic. Full On. This is rock and roll realism at it's real-est. Featuring Andy from the Cuts and the frontal assault of head stooge Eric Johnson on Vocals. Produced by Greg Ashley (Gris Gris).

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* TIME Flys Fly LP
Dig the debut album from the Time Flys. This is a rock and roll record out of time…a lost nugget from the pre-punk Midwest/NY landscape of the late 70's. Abrasive. Energetic. Full On. This is rock and roll realism at it's real-est. Featuring Andy from the Cuts and the frontal assault of head stooge Eric Johnson on Vocals. Produced by Greg Ashley (Gris Gris).

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* TIME Flys Energy 7"
Energy!!!! Like the A side yells: Pure and simple energy. Early punk rawk-inspired greatness from Oakland featuring Andy from the Cuts on guitar. Listen in awe as new glam god (for definition of glam, see NY Dolls, Heartbreakers, etc) Eric Johnson preaches the positive with exploding hair and a brazen larynx on both sides of this raw, aggressive platter.

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* TIME Flys The Wet Ones/Christine 7"
2nd single from the Oakland, CA quartet. Brings to mind early NY Dolls. "Raw, powerful, rambunctious" -- Horizontal Action Magazine

7"

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* TOM RECCHION "ILMO"
His newest collection of sound-driven soundscapes.

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* TOM RECCHION - Black/Gold
Another installment from Los Angeles Free Music Society member, Tom Recchion. Two tracks, one Black, one Gold. Originally part of an art installation from the LA Municipal Art Gallery, these are a limited edition, website exclusive. Ultra low price for a limited time only!

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* TOM RECCHION - Extended Organ - XOXO
Tom Recchion and a cast of other LAFMS alumni get together for one very twisted and creepy excursion.

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* TOM RECCHION "Chaotica"
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LAMF alumni busts out sounds that are chaotic and beautiful - like Esquivel on acid

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TWILIGHT SINGERS - She Loves You
 Birdman Records is proud to release the one and only, ultimate vinyl version of the new Twilight Singers album, She Loves You. This version will be the only one available anywhere with the uncensored cover photo by Brooke Williams. The record has been mastered to vinyl by David Cheppa, and will be pressed on 120-gram virgin vinyl, and placed inside a beautiful gatefold package. There is also a bonus track at the end of the record not available on the CD.
Known for their incendiary live renditions of great covers, The Twilight Singers, featuring Greg Dulli, decided to record an entire album of their favorite songs. The result is an astonishing accomplishment of a diverse spectrum of style and time. Greg pays the utmost respect to the songwriters, while adding his own signature flavor to each song. The album features Mark Lanegan (Queens Of The Stoneage / Screaming Trees) on vocals.

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TWILIGHT SINGERS "black is the color of my true love's hair"
 This EP, Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair, represents the first release for Greg Dulli and company in over three years. Features a dramatic new rendition of the classic song Nina Simone helped to make famous, as well as one of the Birdman's favorite new Greg Dulli penned numbers, DOMANI.

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* VARIOUS ARTISTS "Birdman Records Compilation"
A collection of the most recent releases, singles, and rarities from your favorite label.

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VARIOUS ARTISTS "More Oar - the Skip Spence Tribute"
 ***Featuring exclusive tracks from: ROBERT PLANT, BECK, TOM WAITS, MUDHONEY, MARK LANEGAN, ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, GREG DULLI, ROBYN HITCHCOCK, FLYING SAUCER ATTACK, ENGINE 54, ALASTAIR GALBRAITH, MINUS FIVE, JAY FARRAR & THE SIR OMAHO QUINTET and more.

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VARIOUS ARTISTS "Jim Dickinson Field Recordings - Delta Experiment Vol. 3"
 Dickinson captures raw and spontaneous performances from some of the most important blues artists in the Memphis / Mississippi area on these exclusive recordings byFurry Lewis, Sleepy John Estes, Otha Turner, Mose Vinson, Johnny Woods and Alec Teal.

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VARIOUS ARTISTS "IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS, Vol 2"
 Second volume of amazing tunes from Memphis and points south...

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* V3 Russian Roulette "(Chinese Style)" 7" EP
 20 minute sound collage from these Columbus art rockers

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* WILD MAN FISCHER w/ SMEGMA
wild recording session from 1976 that was unreleased until now

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* YOUNGJAZZ GIANTS S/T
60's inspired Coltrane jazz, with hip hop defiance.

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* DOUG SAHM "The Return of Wayne Douglas"
The king of Texas music recorded what would sadly turn out to be his last ever recording for Birdman's country imprint Tornado Records. One of Doug's finest works, this is stripped-down and soulful. We are beyond proud to call this our own.

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* JOE KING CARRASCO & EL MOLINO "The Return of Wayne Douglas"
First time digital re-issue of this Tex-Mex legend's debut album. The Austin Chronicle raves over this re-release.

CD

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* LOS PACAMINOS "LOS PACAMINOS"
Debut release from this UK export who's take on Tex-Mex is so authentic you'll be surprised they're not from the Lone Star State! Features Paul Young who had a smash hit in the 80's with "Every Time You Go Away."

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DAN ROCKETT "What I've Seen"
 "What I've Seen" is a soulful, intimate record that does not fit into a particular musical genre. It's songs borrow from Folk, Bluegrass and Jazz traditions while often fusing elements of both Classic and Modern Rock.

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HOMUNCULUS "Words"
 Debut album from this Cincinnati XTC-style pop band with songs so catchy we defy you to try to get them out of your head.

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ROEL MEELKOP "4 (propositions)"
 Roel Meelkop has been forming ideas and concepts about sound and how to organise it since the early 80's. His electronic music style offers him both intense control and freedom.

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ZGA "Words"
 ZGA is a collection of musicians from the Russian town of St. Petersburg, Russia, and have been one of Russia's premier experimental bands for over a decade.

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THE ESSO TRINIDAD STEEL BAND
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 The crystalline musical perfection of the steel band waits for you under these covers. Esso Trinidad quickly became the pathfinder in the field of steel band music, raising the bar for the future of steel band competitors. Esso innovated the form with influences in the arrangement of Calypso repertoire, dutifully serving up an astounding array of Classical European masterpieces, breezing through mo-town, and never quite losing sight of The Big Band tradition.

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MIGHTY SPARROW "How and Sweet"
 Slinger Francisco, better known as The Mighty Sparrow (affectionately dubbed "The Birdie"), is the unrivaled Calypso King of the World, with a career that spans 40 years and counting. This album makes it abundantly clear why Mayor Ed Koch of New York proclaimed March 18th "The Mighty Sparrow Day".

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MORNING 40 FEDERATION S/T
 The term "sleazy burlesque" was coined by one fan to describe the sound of the Morning 40 Federation. Their biggest musical influences are Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Tom Waits, and New Orleans' trad jazz legend King Oliver. While each influence is recognizable, the band's overall sound is completely unique, as this album attests.

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BOONIAY! West African Funk Compilation
 Booniay features some of the grooviest and rarest funk, afrobeat, and highlife from the West African circa of the 70's. These tracks have been lost for decades, reborn today like the phoenix in a blaze of righteousness. Listening to these songs makes it clear there is only one Africa.

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BLUES GREATS "2002 Handy Awards"
 A CD featuring nominees from the 2002 Handy Awards. Artists include Ike Turner, RL Burnside, Charley Patton, Irma Thomas and more. Booklet folds out into a poster of Rufus Thomas taken by Dr. Withers.

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