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Strange Tide
Price: $15.00
Artist: ANC4
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!! WOW!! Of course we love it (and please pardon the hype), but even if “Strange Tide”, ANC4’s second release wasn’t on Kool Kat we’d still rate as a Top 5 (or maybe even #1) “Best Power Pop Record Of 2021” – it’s that brilliant! The band delivers impeccably well crafted songs written by the songwriting duo of Roger Arvidson and Tomas Nilsson with the backing of a superb rhythm section made up of Janne Borgh on bass and Niclas Österberg on drums. “’Strange Tide’ is a 10/10 rated affair. The Swedish summer normally ends in August but this album will lengthen it to Christmas. It’s brimming with melodic songs, jangly guitars and lovely vocals. All 16 tracks have potential to be singles. ‘Being Nice’ is this year’s best power pop track. Roger Arvidson and Tomas Nilsson …. We salute you.” – Per Dahlqvist “It is not often you find a band that is consistent in the quality of their releases but ANC4 have proved they have the knack to pen and play a plethora of tip top pop. Album opener ‘Struck Gold’ is almost like an epiphany as every track on this album is gold and you will feel like you have won the musical lottery. You want jangle, you want harmonies, you want melodies and more hooks than Ikea’ curtain department, along with well crafted lyrics, then look no further than ANC4, this Swedish quartet has all you want and all you need.” Wayne Ford/The Ice Cream Man We could gush more, but have a listen…you will be pleased! GREAT!! ... read more »
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Feeling The Elephant
Price: $16.00
Artist: Bill Lloyd
Description: Bill’s 1987 (solo debut) masterpiece originally released on Throbbing Lobster Records gets remastered and doubled in length with the addition of 10 previously unreleased, high-quality bonus tracks from the same era! Recorded as (mostly) one-man band demos between 1983 and 1986, the original ten songs on “Feeling the Elephant” range from Big Star wistful jangle ("This Very Second") to Marshall Crenshaw roots pop ("Lisa Anne"), with side trips into the funky rock of "I Wanna Sit and Watch the Credits Roll" and the ghostly psychedelia of "Everything's Closing Down." It's hard to believe that this wasn't originally recorded as an album, because there's a flow and organic unity to these well-sequenced songs that makes the record a satisfying listen. The slightly new wavish, Let's Active-like title track and the ultra-catchy jangle popper "Nothing Comes Close" are particular highlights, but this is a power pop joy from start to finish. “Stuffed with ear candy, the record demonstrates Lloyd’s flair for choreographing shrewdly stitched pop rock in the time-tested tradition of the Beatles, the Beach Boys and the Byrds, while traces of like-minded successors such as Big Star and the Dwight Twilley Band are also occasionally referenced. Winking to life with robust hooks and radiant riffs, ‘Nothing Comes Close,’ ‘Lisa Anne’ and ‘This Very Second’ are buttoned tight with all the proper particles required to create perfect guitar pop. The clear and concise vocals, which sparkle in harmonic bliss to the jangly spirit of these tunes, add even more appeal to the proceedings. Further jewels include the experimental gothic drone of ‘Everything’s Closing Down’ and ‘I Wanna Sit and Watch the Credits Roll’ that bumps and grinds to power popping funk rhythms – along with the title track, which is propelled by quirky new wave styled arrangements and production values. While everything in Bill’s ample catalog demands a spin, those not familiar with his work are advised to start with ‘Feeling the Elephant, which not only holds forth as a veritable pop-rock classic, but an impressive debut effort as well.” – Beverly Paterson GREAT(ER)!! ... read more »
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Too Loud, Too Fast, Too Much
Price: $14.00
Artist: Doublepluspop
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!! Over the past 17+ months, many artists have used pandemic time to get creative and crank out an album. Others used this time to revisit projects that they’d previously abandoned. Thankfully, Doublepluspop revisited a project that was supposed to be their debut album, a collection of tracks that has been sitting in a vault since 2002. Wanting to create a power pop band, frontman Paul Averitt formed Doublepluspop sometime between the late 90’s/early 00’s. Along with Jon Lenzer on guitar, Mike Bowman on bass and Neil Saunders on drums, they cut tracks in various studios, including a rehearsal space owned by Salim Nourallah. The band would split soon afterwards, the results seemingly never to be heard. In March 2020, Paul received a “cryptic” text message from audio engineer Coy Green, who had worked with Doublepluspop during their early days. The message contained a picture of two ADAT tapes and read, “I wonder what I’m going to be doing tonight.” Later that evening, Green sent another message stating that he was able to successfully transfer 12 Doublepluspop tracks to a format he could mix digitally. Green felt nostalgic mixing and mastering the project, stating doing so brought him joy. “It just blew my mind,” Paul explains. “I was like 12 songs? What are you talking about?’ I had no idea that we had done all that. None of us remembered this.” This collection of “rescued” songs make up Doublepluspop’s debut album “Too Loud, To Fast, Too Soon"” which we’re thrilled to release on CD! Consisting of hook-filled melodies whose music references include smatterings of Matthew Sweet/Weezer/Brit Pop influences throughout, which of course means lots of guitars making this another essential piece of power pop history rescued from possible oblivion that would have certainly made year-end “Best Of” lists if had been released back then! Includes a terrific take on Todd Rundgren’s “Couldn’t I Just Tell You”!! GREAT!! ... read more »
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Songs To Dream Along To
Price: $14.00
Artist: Ian M Bailey
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!! During the summer of 2020 English singer songwriter Ian M Bailey (The Lost Doves) began work on a brand new co-writing project with Glasgow’s songsmith Daniel Wylie of Cosmic Rough Riders. Following the release of the Ian’s “Shots Of Sun” EP to critical acclaim, Ian and Daniel agreed to start work on a full-length album which would soon become “Songs To Dream Along To”. Recorded and produced at Ian’s home studio Small Space Studios, the album sits rich in melody and fine songwriting interwoven with Ian’s trademark 12-string Rickenbacker, adding its unmistakable jangle to the blend of bass, drums, keys, strings and harmonies. The songs are rooted in respectful inspiration of artists such as The Byrd’s, CSN, The Association, REM, The Moody Blues, The Bee Gees, America, Lennon & McCartney and The Jayhawks to name but a few, “Songs To Dream Along To” nods a head and hangs its coat proudly on the hooks and melodies of some of the greatest songwriting predecessors. The record has already gained high praise from some noteworthy people! “Thank you for sending me these tracks. I love them! I can definitely hear the Byrds/America influences in ‘Everything Will Be Alright’ and is there something of The Association in the sound of ‘Take It Or Leave It?” - Bob Harris “Bailey and Wylie have created a mini-soundtrack of not just sunshine on a cold grey day, but hope…and sometimes hope is all we need.” - Rocking Magpie “Each song has been written and treated to a highly melodic and sumptuous arrangement, exploring various influences from REM to CSN and The Jayhawks to the Byrds” - Northern Sky “The fruits of the Bailey/Wylie collaboration are tracks steeped in 60’s folk-rock and West Coast close harmony vibes” - Folking.com “Hitching a lift on Ventura Highway, Bailey positively glides along this sun blissed two-lane blacktop with joyous inspiration” – Paul Kerr/Blabber’n’Smoke.com GREAT!! ... read more »
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Homesick For Our Future Destinations
Price: $14.00
Artist: It's Karma It's Cool
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!! It's Karma It's Cool are a Lincoln, UK based four-piece indie rock/pop act who are set to cause fireworks with “Homesick For Our Future Destinations”, their second full-length release. With its thought-provoking title, the new album is filled with some serious future anthems. These guys flit between melodic power punk pop and indie rock rarely seen this side of the Atlantic as they create their own mesmerizing brand of music which seems to melt a heavenly pot of genre defining acts like Weezer, Green Day, REM, Pearl Jam, They Might Be Giants and even hints of The Allman Brothers into a cauldron of something plainly unique. It could of course, be one big hot mess, but these guys are seasoned pros delivering something incredibly triumphant, leaving the listener keen to stamp them with the time-honored reward of “new favorite band” at a time when lyrical music heroes are needed more than ever before. Following on from their successful debut EP, “Hipsters and Aeroplanes” and debut album, “Woke Up In Hollywood”, “Homesick For Our Future Destinations” has already been turning heads with singles “Coffee Cup Circles” and “She Slept With The Radio On” garnering music blog and radio attention ahead of the album’s release. The album is a richly rewarding experience of big harmonies and melodies, where philosophy meets rock n roll in a nostalgic psychedelic swirl that is impossible not to dig. "Reminiscent of Television or XTC" - Mike Badger/co-founder The La's "Ringing guitars and propulsive drums that bring to mind REM." - Johnny Pride, singer/songwriter/DJ GREAT!! ... read more »
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Rave On!
Price: $16.00
Artist: Radio Days
Description: “Rave On!” is Radio Days’ fourth LP that features 10 power pop gems that translate to music the many souls of the band. Taking the Paul Collins’ Beat and The Knack experience as a starting point, the songs of the album take a metaphoric trip from the scratching 70’s riffs (“I Got A Love”) back to the Beatlesque vibes (“Between The Lines”), moving across the British pub-rock of the Elvis Costello legacy (“Till The End Of The Night”) and through the 90’s power-pop of Teenage Fanclub and Weezer (“Walk Alone” and “No One To Blame”). It’s a tribute to rock ’n’ roll, an exciting journey on the Buddy Holly rollercoaster and the title is homage to the 50’s minstrel. It travels at high speed surfing the waves of the jingle jangle British invasion and lend on the 70’s punk-rock territory (‘Lose Control’). They also utilize the talent of a bunch of great international guests on the power-pop hymn “What is Life?” - namely Paul Collins, Kurt Baker, The Yum Yums and Psychotic Youth all on vocals! “Full of perfect pop songs in the neighborhood of three minutes long - with hooks to die for and melodies you can whistle all day. The album takes you on a musical journey through the history and pre-history of power pop - from Buddy Holly (the inspiration for the album title) to the British Invasion to the Big Star/Raspberries heyday to the new wave to the alt-rocking '90s. If you're like me and have been excited for years about a follow-up to Radio Days' last album ‘Back In The Day’, ‘Rave On!’ will be everything you hoped for and then some. This is a vintage Radio Days release - and in my book, it's the band's best album yet! When it comes to songwriting, vocals, and musicianship, the band is at the very top of its game. You could randomly select any song on the album and land on a potential radio hit. With the Paul Collins' Beat and The Knack cited as the album's starting inspirations, you've got a good idea of what to expect here. Songs like ‘I Got A Love’, ‘When I'm With You’, and ‘What Is Life?’ are prime slices of power pop right out of the textbook! Elsewhere, the band gets a touch punky on ‘Lose Control’, tips the cap to Teenage Fanclub on ‘Walk Alone’, masterfully rips off Weezer on ‘No One To Blame’, and shows off its elegant side on ‘Till The End Of The Night’ and the Beatlesque epic ‘Between the Lines’. It's a great mix of songs. Just importantly, it's a mix of great songs! If you love power pop, you'll be raving about ‘Rave On!’” – FasterandLouder.com GREAT!! ... read more »
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Bells Of Lightning + bonus disc
Price: $39.00
Artist: Starry Eyed and Laughing
Description: Starry Eyed and Laughing were either 15 years ahead of their time or 10 years too late. Either way, in 1974 they were voted the Rickenbacker twangers most likely to succeed. Even before they signed to CBS, one British paper observed “By the end of '74 the group will be set fair. They'll emerge fully in '75 - how's that for crystal-gazing?” The critic concerned echoed the hopes of most pop pundits. Starry Eyed were well-respected, loved even. They wrote their own songs - the sort you felt you'd known all your life - and played as if they'd just emerged from the grooves of The Byrds' “Fifth Dimension”. Named after the first line of the last verse of Dylan's “Chimes Of Freedom”, the quartet released a few singles and two exceptional albums in the mid-70’s “Starry Eyed & Laughing” and “Thought Talk” before re-convening from time to time in the 90’s to today. “Bells Of Lightning”, their latest release, once again finds founders Tony Poole and Iain Whitmore in fine jangly form. COMES WITH AN 11-SONG, ALL-COVERS BONUS CD “LOVE SONG” FEATURING “AMERICAN DREAMER” (GENE CLARK), ”BIRDS OF ST MARKS” (JACKSON BROWNE), “TO RAMONA” (BOB DYLAN) “WHAT GOES AROUND” (JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE), “LOVE SONG” (LESLEY DUNCAN), “NATURE'S WAY” (SPIRIT), “LOST HER IN THE SUN” (JOHN STEWART), “IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY TODAY” (MOBY GRAPE), “HEY THATS NO WAY TO SAY GOODBYE” (LEONARD COHEN)”MURDER IN MY HEART FOR THE JUDGE” (MOBY GRAPE - RECORDED LIVE FEATURING RICHARD TREECE FROM HELP YOURSELF ON LEAD GUITAR) AND “RABBIT HILLS” (MICHAEL CHAPMAN)! GREAT!! ... read more »
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Magnetic
Price: $14.00
Artist: The BellTowers
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!! WOW!! Raise your hand if you love 12-string drenched, 60’s-inspired sounds!! We certainly do! Master janglers The BellTowers are back with “Magnetic”, their Kool Kat label debut! After a series of singles on the Market Square, Hidden Volume and Hypnotic Bridge labels, have delivered their first full-length record since 2015’s “Day Breakaway”. The band - Paul Mutchler-vocals, guitars (formerly of The Lears), Eddie Foeller-guitars, Marshall Huggins-vocals, bass, keyboards and string/brass arrangements and Bill Langbein-drums, percussion) decided to go into a professional recording studio to be able to record on a 24 track MCI 2-inch recorder. The record was recorded during the summer of 2018 at Alpaca Ranch Recordings. In the age of digital, they wanted to experience recording magnetically – hence the album’s title. The songs here range from folk rock, psychedelic, garage to power pop. Layers of 12 string jangle, fuzz, electric sitar, organ, harmonies, strings and brass. Songs of dreams, heartbreak, memories of the past, and hope for the future. The album is dedicated to Eddie Foeller, who passed away in November 2020. “Byrds-like throughout! Arthur Lee/Love-like at times, ‘Annabel Lee’ sounds like a ‘Forever Changes’ outtake and ‘Dusted’ is very early Love-like too. The Acid/fuzzed-drenched ‘Wait’ is straight outta the ‘Back From The Grave’ series! There’s so much to ‘love’ here!” – Max Humphries GREAT!! ... read more »
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Past Perfect Tense
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Raves
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL! The Raves are a power pop band based in Atlanta, Georgia and were most active in the 80’s. Originally formed in 1971 and called Nod, the band consisted of three Yoakum brothers and Ken Kennedy. Unusual for that time in the southern United States, they played original rock music in the vein of The Pretenders, Badfinger, Big Star, and other pop rock bands. In 1980 the group changed the name from Nod to The Raves. The group also had their own local public-access television program titled "Eh, Wot's This?, a mix of original comedy sketches and music videos that aired from 1980-82. An LP titled “The Color of Tears” was released on their own label later that year. The group disbanded in 1983. In 1992, a limited edition CD titled “Past Perfect Tense” combining tracks from “The Color Of Tears” along with newly recorded material from 1989, was released. The Raves’ music is power pop at its finest - with tight vocals, soaring and jangling guitars, powerful bass and a driving beat... but it's really the songwriting that sets them apart. The songs are instant classics and as immediate today as when they were recorded. “Unabashed power pop was their calling card, rooted in the likes of the Raspberries, but in practice more tangibly resembling Shoes, The Rubinoos, and a variety of their equally obscuro contemporaries on the Titan Records imprint (e.g. the Secrets and Arlis).” – WillfullyObscure.com “The Raves truly have a solid grasp of the style of music they play. Bulging at the seams with chirpy rhythms and sighing harmonies shaped of oohs, ahs and woo woo woos, ‘Past Perfect Tense’ would have pierced the airwaves from sea to shining sea had it been recorded a decade and a half earlier.” – Beverly Paterson “The Raves have the power pop style DOWN PAT! A road that’s plenty of fun to travel.” – John Borack Now in 2021, Kool Kat Musik brings you a fully-fleshed out, nicely packaged, remastered version of this classic power pop release! GREAT!! ... read more »
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The Devil's In The Details
Price: $22.00
Artist: The Szuters
Description: Following up 2020’s brilliant “Sugar” looked like a tall order for The Szuters, but ”The Devil’s In The Details” is every bit as brilliant! All of their trademarks are firmly intact – first-rate, needle sharp, hook-filled songs, top notch musicianship, and on the money harmonies – all ensure that there is no drop-off of quality! Four lads from the Midwest making a splash in America is not unusual in the annals of rock history. From Cheap Trick to Redd Kross, the Midwest has been bringing its' brand of pop-rock to ravenous audiences hungry for its catchy and heavy hooks for more than 30 years. However, with the success of young grunge and alternative bands from cities like Seattle, North Carolina, Chicago and Athens, alternative rock has taken a solidly trendy slant leaving the old-school pop-rock movement baffled by the lack of enthusiasm for their music in popular culture today. Well, the times they are a changin'. Don't expect another flashy band with trendy hair and little substance, a closer listen to American modern-rock and album-oriented rock stations shows that the U.S. is currently being pleasantly surprised by four lads from Ohio. “The Szuters have achieved one of the hardest feats in music, creating a sound all their own. Struggling to come up with a band to compare them to is an exercise in futility. One thing has to be said about this band, while many musicians are in the game for the money, sex or fame, The Szuters are in it for their love of music. You can hear it in every note the band plays. While at this point super stardom eludes them, the band keeps making the music they love. It is the authors hope that success does find this band, they truly deserve it. Indeed, The Szuters are America's Best Kept Secret, all you have to do is listen to any of their albums to understand this. Now it is up to you, we have let you in on the secret. All you have to do is get their albums and discover their magic for yourself, then do like we have, spread the secret to everyone you know. What good are secrets if you can't tell people about them?” - Keavin Wiggins GREAT!! ... read more »
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This Is Action City
Price: $12.00
Artist: Action City
Description:

Action City came to be on December 27, 2019. Winston-Salem based musician, Michael Slawter was hosting a post-Christmas show at his guitar shop/venue Heyday Guitars. The drummer that evening was an old acquaintance from the Charlotte area, ... read more »

Homemade
Price: $15.00
Artist: Andrew Gabbard
Description:

A musician whose influences span hard rock, psych, garage rock, and energetic pop, Andrew Gabbard has long been a force on the southwestern Ohio music scene.  Working with Thee Shams, The Buffalo Killers, ... read more »

Andrew Taylor and The Harmonizers
Price: $16.00
Description:

This album is simply all manner of jangly power-pop wonderful, as Andrew (also of Dropkick and read more »

Greatest Hits
Price: $14.00
Artist: Byron Rimes
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!    Byron Rimes may be a name that’s new to everyone, but when you dig deeper, he’s a familiar face now trading under a new moniker.  Longtime Kool Kat followers may recall the self-titled project by Beaulie ... read more »

Chime School
Price: $13.00
Artist: Chime School
Description:

Chime School is the solo project of San Francisco based Andy Pastalaniec, who some may know from his work as the drummer for left field janglers, Odd Hope and Seablite.  “Pastalaniec’s debut album takes a full detour fro ... read more »

Darling Please
Price: $14.00
Artist: Chris Church
Description:

“Darling Please” was recorded eleven years ago and is now seeing full-scale release for the first time in a newly remastered version (courtesy of Nick Bertling and adorned with newly tracked backing vocals from Lindsay Murray of Gretchen's Wheel).  The record sees the genre-hopping popper in a ... read more »

Presents P200
Price: $12.00
Artist: Cromm Fallon
Description:

Cromm Fallon's second album has escaped from the studio....it has been captured by Rum Bar Records!!  A multi-instrumentalist, Cromm plies his trade with psych popsters The Laissez Fairs, among others. But he casts a much wider net when left to his own devices.  "It’s an album of fuzz ... read more »

Ever Wonder Why You Get Out Of Bed?
Price: $14.00
Artist: Daniel Meade
Description:

Glasgow songwriter Daniel Meade cut his teeth in the pubs, clubs and venues of Glasgow from a young age. From the half empty piano bars one night, to sharing stages with acts like the Kings Of Leon, The Fratellis, T ... read more »

Mania At The Talent Show
Price: $12.00
Artist: David Brookings
Description:

Long ago, when David Brookings was an 11 year old in Richmond, VA making his debut live performance singing the fir ... read more »

EST 81
Price: $13.00
Artist: Dogmatics
Description: Twins Pete and Paul O’ Halloran and Jerry Lehane spent eight years toget ... read more »

Only Child
Price: $13.00
Artist: Grand Drifter
Description:

Turin, Italy’s Andrea Calvo (aka Grand Drifter), plants his flag in so many musical camps, but each one of them is meticulously placed to ensure that his aesthetic never ceases to provide anything other absolute levels of beauty.  “At i ... read more »

The Static
Price: $14.00
Artist: Hushdrops
Description:

Few things seem more inevitable than the convergence of two Chicago institutions.  Pravda Records has been documenting an impressive and varied roster of the city's greatest talents for more than three de ... read more »

Raincloud In The Sun
Price: $12.00
Artist: Lemon Sparks
Description: Six years in the making, “Raincloud In The Sun”, the followup to their promis ... read more »

Lemon Sparks
Price: $12.00
Artist: Lemon Sparks
Description:

This is Raleigh, NC-based Lemon Sparks’ 2015 debut release.  Their winsome, sturdy songs build upon a rich balance of melody and dissonance.  The band skillfully glides across multiple golden eras of gui ... read more »

whatNOP doNW7
Price: $8.00
Artist: LMNOP
Description:

“whatNOP dONW7”, LMNOP’s first new record in 7 years features sixteen original compositions by the original one man band himself - Stephen Fievet!  The CD title refers to Don W. Seven (dONW7 ), who produced this home recording and is also known as S. Fievet, who’s somewhat a jack of all trades ... read more »

All Rise
Price: $14.00
Artist: Lolas
Description: NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL – AVAILABLE JANUARY 28 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  First released digitally in late 2021, “All Rise” (their 9thread more »

I Don't Feel Like Myself
Price: $16.00
Artist: Marlovers
Description:

The Marlovers latest record feaures twelve new songs of classic guitar pop that continue the tradition of catchy melodies, careful arrangements and worked vocal harmonies that characterize the quartet, who are always in ... read more »

Dilettante
Price: $12.00
Artist: Mo Troper
Description:

“If Mo Troper’s 2020 release ‘Natural Beauty’ was a perfectionist’s carefully-crafted pop rock record then his n ... read more »

On The Flipside
Price: $12.00
Artist: Mothboxer
Description:

“On The Flipside” is Dave Ody-led Mothboxer’s 10th full-length release.  Dave and his mates never fail to impress and grow with each successive release – and this just may well be one of their best!  “There may be an ar ... read more »

Earworms
Price: $13.00
Artist: Nick Frater
Description:

Supported by an all-star cast that includes Roger Joseph Manning Jr., Darian Sahanaja (Wondermints/Brian Wilson), Mike Randle (Love/Baby Lemonade) and Dana Countryman, each song delivers on the title's promise of unshakable melodies and Nick's reputation as one of the most reliably delightful tunesm ... read more »

Before The Monsters Came
Price: $14.00
Artist: Pseudonym
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  Pseudonym is a Sa ... read more »

Shindig! Magazine - Issue #123
Price: $13.00
Artist: Shindig! Magazine - Issue #123
Description:

Jason Pierce of Spiritualized is the cover boy.  Features on Colin Blunstone, Arthur Russell, Vanilla Fudge, Ian A. Anderson, Popol Vuh + more!  Plus all the usual news tidbits and reviews of old + new records and CDs, singles, DVDs, et al.

... read more »

Another Cinderella
Price: $13.00
Artist: Split Squad
Description: Their latest features guest appearances from Scott McCaughe ... read more »

Showstopper EP
Price: $8.00
Artist: Split Squad
Description:

America's least famous supergroup are back!!  Keith Streng (The Fleshtones), Eddie Munoz (The Plimsouls), Clem burke (Blondie), Michael Giblin (Cherry Twister), and Josh Kantor (The Baseball ... read more »

Spygenius Blow Their Covers
Price: $13.00
Artist: Spygenius
Description:

The latest from Canterbury, UK popper Spygenius consists of 13 reinvented classics from the likes of The Monkees, Gene Clark, Squeeze, Madness, Traffic and much more!  The record is sparkling with the heady psych-pop guitars, intricate ... read more »

Everything About
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Be Positives
Description:

The sophomore album from Manchester UK's The Be Positives successfully captures their punchy group sound while showcasing a knack for writing great and catchy pop/rock nuggets. The four-piece’s varied musical influences make for a captivating album, ranging from the ga ... read more »

Dose
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Brothers Steve
Description:

The Brothers Steve’s sophomore outing contains 10 new songs which take the band's invigorating punk-pop sound in exciting new directions, folding in elements of psychedelia, glam rock, and even flourishes of chamber pop while retaining all of the energy and charisma that made them such an instan ... read more »

National Absurdatory
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Embryos
Description:

NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  Come along ... read more »

Starlight Serenade
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Foreign Films
Description:

Bill Majoros (aka The Foreign Films) understands that in trying times, wonder and splendor are highly valuable commodities.  In the second year of an international pandemic, he’s released his seventh albu ... read more »

Simpler Times
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Greek Theatre
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  A common feature among music aficionados is the utter conviction that the best judges of our favorite artists' material aren’t the musicians themselves: WE are. Our tastes may differ, but it's we who, with emphasis and precision, can ... read more »

Sunlight Might Weigh Even More
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Green Pajamas
Description:

An all new album by Seattle’s legendary Green Pajamas for 2021!  The astonishing “Sunlight Might Weigh Even More”, destined to be a landmark in their impressive discography, lands in the tradition of their classic trio of albums from th ... read more »

DiG - Deluxe Edition (2CD)
Price: $27.00
Artist: The Grip Weeds
Description:

While in lockdown at the House of Vibes Studio in Highland Park, NJ The Grip Weeds began to work on songs that influenced them to make music their careers. They gave love and studio attention to these tracks that mostly were originally recorded primitively, quickly and on the cheap.  ... read more »

Curiousity Killed The Laissez Fairs?
Price: $12.00
Artist: The Laissez Fairs
Description: John Fallon (ex-Steppes) has always specialized in psyched-out, 60's-oriented ... read more »

Unnecessary Evil
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Lees Of Memory
Description:

The Lees Of Memory - led by ex-Superdrag frontman John Davis with able assistance from guitarist Brandon Fisher (also formerly of Superdrag) and drummer Nick Slack - debuted in 2014 with “Sisyphus”, a heady blast of shoegazey squall.  ... read more »

ip-dip-do
Price: $20.00
Artist: The Len Price 3
Description:

Weaned on the raw, passionate, two-minute tunes of The Who, The Kinks, The Clash, and their Medway Delta forefathers, The Len Price 3 are a high-energy garage combo from the Medway, UK delta.  Comprising G ... read more »

Glowing Lantern
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Mother Hips
Description:

Written and recorded through the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic, “Glowing Lantern” is a work of great comfort, even as it grapples with the profound anxiety of these troubling and uncertain times. The songs here are weighty, abstract rumina ... read more »

The Peppermint Kicks
Price: $12.00
Artist: The Peppermint Kicks
Description: The Peppermint Kicks are the bastard stepchild of Sal Baglio (The Stompers, T ... read more »

Faster Action
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Reflectors
Description:

The much anticipated sophomore effort from the poppers from L.A. is another brilliant testament of their unique upbeat Undertones/Buzzcocks-tinged, hook and harmony-filled teenage frustration rock ‘n’ roll all done in 2 and a half minute bursts!  “Straight out of the gate with ‘read more »

Constancy
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Roseline
Description:

“Constancy” is the seventh release by this Colin Hallibuton-led, Lawrence, KS roots pop outfit.  The album marks a distinct evolution in the band’s sound, as they found themselves taking more risks in the st ... read more »

James Cotton Mather
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Successful Failures
Description:

“James Cotton Mather”, the 9th album from NJ’s roots poppers The Successful Failures is a true gem – and quite possibly one of their best!  It’s an adventure-filled cinematic rock album, full of tragedy, disa ... read more »

Tomplicated
Price: $12.00
Artist: The Toms
Description:

Since his brilliant, self-titled debut LP appeared in 1979, The Toms (Tom Marolda) have remained an active DIY power-pop force of nature over the ensuing years.  Last year brought us some “lost” songs from 1979, but “To ... read more »

The Umbrellas
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Umbrellas
Description:

The San Francisco bay area has long been an important outpost of the International Pop Underground, from the 90’s heyday of The Aislers Set, #Poundsign# and The Fairways to the string of legendary popfests in ... read more »

The Webstirs
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Webstirs
Description:

Chicago-based band The Webstirs are back with their sixth album of clever, “hog-butchering, catchy indie pop to melt your jaded hipster heart”.  Formed in 1994 by childhood friends Preston Pisellini (guitars/ke ... read more »

I Saw A Dozen Faces…The Diary Of A Never Was (Book)
Price: $15.00
Artist: Tim Lee
Description:

Tim Lee's (Windbreakers/Tim Lee 3) autobiographical book chronicles the journey of a rock 'n roll lifer who was part of the national independent music scene of the 80’s.  Tim’s a self-described "new wave journeyman" who toured with the likes of Let's Active, Swimming Pool Qs, and Marti Jon ... read more »

Now Hear This
Price: $12.00
Artist: Tommy Sistak
Description:

“Now Hear This”, Tommy Sistak’s fifth album, follows in the footsteps of his previous four.  It’s full of short melodic, bouncy songs with a distinct 60's vibe and a heavy dose of British Invasion.  The album a ... read more »

Kaleidoscope Of Shadows: The Story So Far (3CD)
Price: $29.00
Artist: True West
Description:

True West will be celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2022.  The band emerged from Davis, CA and first gained attention with their debut 45 "Lucifer Sam" in 1982.  While not one of the original four Paisley Underground band ... read more »

Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #58
Price: $10.00
Artist: Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #58
Description:

Cover stars the legendary 60’s West Coast psychedelic group Clear Light are the subject of an extensive feature. Other compelling coverage this time includes Canadian garage punks the Plague, Scottish post-punk outfit the Scars, Northe ... read more »

The Beat From 20,000 Garages (The Best Of The Rebels Vol.3)
Price: $17.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Volume 3 of the “Rebels” series brings together bands from around the world with a healthy DIY attitude, Garage, Pop-Psych, R&B, Freakbeat, Indie, Punk...it doesn't really matter what you call them.  It's just Rock And Roll Music, played with passion.  10 of the 16 tracks presented her ... read more »

Hit The Hay Vol. 12
Price: $16.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Sweden’s Sound Asleep Records are back with the 12th volume of their terrific, long-running “Hit The Hay” series – one that consistently showcases some of the best roots pop, alt country and even ... read more »

Take A Deep Breath
Price: $14.00
Artist: West Coast Music Club
Description:

West Coast Music Club are a large collective ... read more »