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Reverse Light Years (2CD)
 
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Price: $17.00
Artist: Even
 
 
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If there was ever a time for Even to make a record like “Reverse Light Years”, that time is now.  Locked down due to the pandemic, frontman Ash Naylor was afforded the time and headspace to delve into the project holed up in his home studio. With 17 tracks spread across two CDs, it's the ultimate opportunity for the band to show off the breadth of their powers.  And why not, they've been the kings of power pop in Australia for over a quarter of a century.  If you like guitar-driven pop-rock in just about any form, you'll almost certainly find something for you here.  “Nothing succeeds like excess, and when it’s a double album of melodic anthems infused with a 60’s pop harmonies, 70’s guitar solos and an 80’s/90’s mix of jangling guitars and pop melodies, you really can’t go wrong.   ‘Reverse Light Years’ has all that and more, and leaves you with a sprightly jaunt and a smile you just can’t wipe off your face.  They have a capacity to throw the best elements of the past into something contemporary and immensely enjoyable. Whether it’s an over the top thundering wah-wah solo in a song that careers along like something from the Yardbirds or Led Zeppelin like ‘Miracle Drum’, or sweetly infused psychedelic trips, layered harmonies and jangling guitars: this album is a collection of immersive, anthemic pop delights.” – BackseatMafia.com  “There's the dreamy psych of seven minute epic 'Miracle Drum', the Beatle-esque bounce of 'Six Monkeys', the gentle Tom Petty influenced 'Let Me Know', and the almost proggy 'Lifetime'… only part of what's to offer on Disc one.  Disc two is packed with just as many delights, with the Big Star styled 'Cinnamon Edge', slow-moving epic 'Starlight Caravan' and the beautifully jangling 'Roses' a few of its highlights.  It's fitting that the first thing you hear on opening track 'Cherry Afterglow' is one of Naylor's many great lead guitar riffs.  His axe work is the centerpiece of the album and one of a few reasons why it’s such a triumph.  His playing is dexterous but never at the expense of melody, and it’s those guitar melodies that are the most consistently alluring thing on the record.  You could think of ‘Reverse Light Years’ as something of a sampler, but that doesn't do justice to how harmoniously these songs live together - an ambitious but well-constructed slab of tunes that will serve as a welcome feast for dedicated fans.” – ABC.net.au  GREAT!!


 
The Domino Effect
Price: $12.00
Artist: Bob Burger
Description:

In case you’re not aware, Bob Burger is a founding member of New Jersey’s read more »

Pressed & Ironed
Price: $13.00
Artist: Crossword Smiles
Description:

Crossword Smiles is a new band, and even a new sound for the deeply respected Michigan-based guitar-pop stalwarts at its core.  The band was quietly formed two years ago by Tom Curless, formerly of Your Gracious Host and currently enjoying ... read more »

Brontosaurus Rex
Price: $8.00
Artist: Daemon Familiar
Description: With their 2011 sophomore release, the band once again delivers the power pop goodness their fans have come to expect, including the catchy "Kate", the rockin' "Hot Air Balloon Incident", plus the unexpected alt-country gem "So Sadder". A tight meld of their musical roots - Cheap Trick, Hüsker Dü, and Sloan - are all behin ... read more »

Dawn Of The Albatross
Price: $12.00
Artist: Daemon Familiar
Description: Daemon Familiar is a power-pop trio from Chicago dedicated to reviving the lost art of the catchy pop/rock song. On their 2008 debut, they deliver raw unfiltered riffs that haven’t been heard since the invention of the amplifier! The diversity of their music can be heard in the riff-driven song 'Oprah', to the melodi ... read more »

rock bottoms up
Price: $13.00
Artist: Danny Echo
Description: In 2020, Danny Echo were back (in black), having dropped most of the Oasis influence in favor of AC/DC with some serious hair metal attitude. On this, their sophomore outing, they sound like a band out to have a good time and ROCK in a way that seems almost anachronistic. You can practically hear them strut across the sta ... read more »

Neanderthal Jam
Price: $15.00
Artist: Datura4
Description:

West Australian boogie masters Datura4 return with their highly anticipated fifth album, “Neanderthal Jam”.  Thje record is packed with new tracks of psychedelicized blues and full-tilt heavy rock that were jammed out and recorded at the ... read more »

Apophenia
Price: $16.00
Artist: Dave's Doors Of Perception
Description:

Dave Door lives in So ... read more »

Signal And Noise
Price: $12.00
Artist: Desario
Description:

Sacramento, CA-based ... read more »

Not Quite The American Dream
Price: $15.00
Artist: Diesel Park West
Description:

What a long, strange trip it’s been! Thirty-three years after their debut album “Shakespeare Alabama” introduced Diesel Park West to the world, they’re back with “Not Quite the American Dream”, their first since 2019’s “Let It Melt”, finds the band in top form. It sends a clear message that Diesel P ... read more »

Wild Dogs (Expanded)
Price: $16.00
Artist: Dwight Twilley
Description:

First time on CD for this Dwight Twilley classic that has been bolstered with the add ... read more »

opus one
Price: $13.00
Artist: Elena Rogers
Description:

Born in Woodstock, NY, and raised on the coast of North Carolina, Elena Rogers is a gifted composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. Her musical chops go way beyond her 19 years, both musically and lyrically.  Heavily influenced by other creative composers and acts such as Danny Elfman, XTC, ... read more »

Standby - 13th Anniversary Edition (2CD)
Price: $18.00
Artist: Ex Norwegian
Description:

Limited edition 2-CD, 36-track set featuring the expanded 13th Anniversary Remaster of theoir 2009 debut plus an additional disc worth of demos and rough mixes.  It’s accompanied by a 12-page booklet, with notes by Roger Houdaille, photos and memorabilia housed in a 6 pa ... read more »

Shake A Tail Feather
Price: $15.00
Artist: Fast Eddie
Description:

Fast Eddie were one Britain’s early 80’s most exhilarating live groups, and a favorite of the Rhythm and Soul powered Mod scene of the day.  Initially called ‘The Investigators’, Fast Eddie emerged from Billericay in the wake ... read more »

My Sweet George
Price: $15.00
Artist: George Is Lord
Description:

George is Lord is a celebration of all things George Harrison.  What began as an exercise in learning to play the drums, became a band - Anna Pomerantz quit her job as interior designer to the stars and called upon old friend Lindsay Glover ... read more »

Chariot Of The Gods
Price: $15.00
Artist: Hoodoo Gurus
Description:

“Chariot of the Gods” is Hoodoo Gurus’ first album in over a decade (the longest interval between Hoodoo Gurus' albums in their history).  Dave Faulkner explains "The last twelve months have been frustrating and nerve-racking for everyone but, for the Hoodoo Gurus ... read more »

Holy Moly
Price: $14.00
Artist: JellyFox
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT MUSIK LABEL!!  Matthew Payne Thompson (JellyFox), is a musician, performer, and music composer based in Nashville, TN.  The moniker JellyFox (inspired by the surrealist comedy of Noel Fielding) serves as ... read more »

Brighter Day
Price: $15.00
Artist: Jeremy
Description:

“Brighter Day” is a record full to the brim (74 minutes/30 songs!) of sunshine, jangle, and power pop.  Once again produced by Ken Stringfellow, Jeremy also collaborated on this album with Herb Eimerman (Nerk Twins, Hot Mama Silver) Randy Massey (Hot Mama Silver) and Tim Boykin (Lolas)!  T ... read more »

From The Far Side Of A Near Miss
Price: $13.00
Artist: John Howard
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!  read more »

Mile A Minute
Price: $11.00
Artist: John Larson and The Silver Fields
Description:

John Larson and the ... read more »

Jude
Price: $15.00
Artist: Julian Lennon
Description:

“Jude” is Julian Lennon’s first release in 11 years!  “His last album, the brilliant ‘Everything Changes’read more »

Satellite
Price: $16.00
Artist: Kai Danzberg
Description:

At the age of 4 Kai Danzberg began to play the drums on kitchen utensils.  His parents were not happy about that. He got his first real drum kit a few months later, and learned everything he knew by ear, witho ... read more »

Bubblegum Boogie
Price: $14.00
Artist: Keiron Phelan & Peace Signs
Description:

2020 found Keiron bac ... read more »

Hobby Jingo
Price: $14.00
Artist: Keiron Phelan & Peace Signs
Description:

In 2020, Keiron ... read more »

Peace Signs
Price: $14.00
Artist: Kevin Phelan & Peace Signs
Description:

Keiron Phelan is ... read more »

Into Beautiful Blue
Price: $14.00
Artist: KIngdom Of Mustang
Description: RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  read more »

Brand New Beat: Complete (2CD)
Price: $20.00
Artist: Kurt Baker
Description:

The obvious question is this: If you already own “Brand New Beat” and “Brand New B-Sides”, why should you fork over your hard-earned cash for “Brand New Beat: Complete?”  In the event you don’t own either ... read more »

Someone’s Got To Listen
Price: $13.00
Artist: Maple Mars
Description:

Maple Mars returns with “Someone’s Got To Listen”, their first album in over a decade!  The record delivers everything Maple Mars fans have come to expect: it's big, with a bigger sound, bigger hooks, and eve ... read more »

Future Obscure
Price: $14.00
Artist: Marc Valentine
Description:

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Another Bite at the Apple
Price: $13.00
Artist: Mike Browning
Description:

“Another Bite at the Apple”, Mike’s jangle-filled third solo outing, has just arrived and is already garnering some great reviews! Mike explains “read more »

Punch Drunk
Price: $15.00
Artist: More Kicks
Description:

“Punch Drunk” is the second album from London-based trio More Kicks.  Their self-titled debut was a concise and ragged lesson in pop songwriting dripping in melody, cynicism and energy.  “Punch Drunk” marks a new era for the band.  Heavier, m ... read more »

Aerodrome Motel
Price: $13.00
Artist: Nick Frater
Description:

Nick Frater’s “Aerodrome Motel” builds on the success of las ... read more »

Once Around Again
Price: $14.00
Artist: Phil Angotti
Description:

Chicago pop veteran Phil Angotti is back with "Once Around Again" – his 13th full length - and is already being hailed as his finest yet!  We just may to agree with that assessment!  The album features 10 original songs, nine brand new songs, plus an old Idea (Phil’s 90’s pop ... read more »

Still Life
Price: $11.00
Artist: Phil Angotti
Description:

“Still Life” was ... read more »

A Thin Thread
Price: $12.00
Artist: Phil Yates & the Affiliates
Description:

Formerly based out of Burlington, VT Phil Yates & The Affiliates are now a rock band based out of Chicago.  He’s self-described his hooky sound as being "too folky for the rockers and too rocky for the folkers."  “A Thin Thread” is the fourth Phil Yates & The Aff ... read more »

Suspension
Price: $14.00
Artist: Pop Co-Op
Description:

“Suspension” is the third outing from Pop Co-Op, a group of four geographically-dispersed musicians who focus on making the music they love. Veteran musician Steve Stoeckel (read more »

Poplord
Price: $10.00
Artist: Poplord
Description:

Their awesome brilliant 2007 debut certainly foreshadows what was to come! The duo of Tom Magill and Stan Schaffer hail from somewhere around Fresno, California. They have been playing pop music together since 1993, and are often credited with coming up with the idea ... read more »

Full/Filled
Price: $10.00
Artist: Poplord
Description:

Their 2008 effort built on the promise demonstrated on their self-titled debut!  Now expanded to a trio (guitarist Craig Daniel has been added), they've further expanded their musical palette too!  In July 2007, Stan discovered Craig Daniel, standing there ... read more »

Rough Around The Edges
Price: $14.00
Artist: Richard Turgeon
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  “Rough Around the Edges” is Richard Turgeon’s sixth record released on the Kool Kat label.  The new record includes six tracks exploring everything from messy relati ... read more »

Big Blue Heart
Price: $12.00
Artist: Ron Flynt and The Blue Hearts
Description:

WAREHOUSE FIND!  read more »

Shindig! Magazine - Issue #131
Price: $13.00
Artist: Shindig! Magazine - Issue #131
Description:

Marianne Faithfull graces the cover: From discovery to dope the first rise and fall.  Features on Ashley Hutchings, Dennis Hopper, Arthur Brown, Lemon Pipers, Cheap Trick, Sylvie, The Medway Scene, Misty, Marina Allen, Cathy Young and Bret McKenzie.  And of course the usual “need to k ... read more »

Love, Sex and Death etc
Price: $18.00
Artist: Simon Love
Description:

“Love, Sex and Death etc” is the followup to 2018’s “Sincerely, S. Love x”.  The 12 songs, written between 2017 and 2019 mostly, were recorded in two batches in July and November 2020 after being rehearsed for six months with the initial plan of recording them as live as possible all together i ... read more »

Universal Journey
Price: $16.00
Artist: SUPER 8
Description:

Brand new release from UK popper Paul Ryan that scribes Malcolm Smith of Albumsphere.com and Pop Rock Record’s Dennis Pilon so eloquently describe “In 2020, thanks to a recommendation from a dear friend, the debut album from Lisa ... read more »

Don't Go Anywhere
Price: $14.00
Artist: The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  Kool Kat’s release of “Don’t Go Anywhere” marks the CD debut of the band’s previously download-only release from 2021!  Those with a keen ear for underground pop music may already be aware of The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco. The Essex, UK-base ... read more »

Live! Live! Live!
Price: $16.00
Artist: The 79ers
Description:

The 79ers - it's all in the name. Comprised of members of the very best of the 1979 Mod Revival, this four piece group delivers the finest songs of that era with great panache and energy.  Guitarist Simon Stebbing from the ... read more »

We Realize You Have A Choice
Price: $12.00
Artist: The Airport 77's
Description:

9/30 RELEASE!!  "We Realize You Have a Choice," the Airport 77s' first full length release finds the fly boys of power pop spreading their wings. For the Airport 77s, music is about attitude and altitude.  The Silver Spring, MD trio assembles a s ... read more »

Please Stand By
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Bishop's Daredevil Stunt Club
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  read more »

The Third Wave Of...
Price: $27.00
Artist: The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness
Description:

LIMITED EDITION, VINYL-ONLY RELEASE!!  We tried (really hard) to get to do a CD, but the guys said “not this time”!  The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness is a duo formed by Andrew Taylor (Edinburgh), a ... read more »

That London
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Cleaners From Venus
Description:

Martin Newell has once again become rather prolific the past couple of years – and we’re happily reaping the rewards of his efforts!  “That London” is the latest from Martin’s The Cleaners From Venus franchise.  And, like all of his previous CFV releases, it’s an absolute joy of a listen!&n ... read more »

Hey!
Price: $10.00
Artist: The Glad Machine
Description:

The much anticipated, 5 years-in-the-making, followup to their terrific debut has arrived – and does not disappoint!!  Brad Thayer explains what inspired the record “As far as the record’s overall theme, I see ... read more »

Float Yer Boat
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Gonks
Description:

The Gonks are a five piece unit hailing from Antwerp in sunny Belgium. Their name refers to the hairy dolls especially in the '60s were very popular. And it's those years that form their main sources of musical influence. “Float Yer Boat”, their 2009 release, is a fi ... read more »

Burn The Rails
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Handcuffs
Description:

The Handcuffs explore broad sonic territory, weaving together elements of glam, indie, art and blues rock.  They read more »

Pioneer
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Jangles
Description:

With a Bandcamp profile picture slathered in the 60’s and a name like The Jangles, this Lynchburg, VA identical twin duo of read more »

Housewives’ Favourites
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Light Music Company
Description:

The Light Music Company are Martin Newell (Cleaners From Venus, et al) and Rachel Love.  Rachel was guitarist and singer in the seminal 70’s/80’s band Dolly Mixture who were signed to Paul Wellers' Respond’ label.  “ ... read more »

The Lings
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Lings
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  The Lings are from the Mantova/Verona region of Italy.  Their self-titled release represents their debut offering, and what a fantastic debut it is!  Their music is heavily rooted in jangly 60’s garage a ... read more »

On!
Price: $27.00
Artist: The Optic Nerve
Description:

VINYL-ONLY RELEASE!  “On!” is the lost, previously unreleased album by legendary New York garage-pop, folk-rockers Op ... read more »

Shades II
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Rectangle Shades
Description:

“Shades II” is The R ... read more »

The Lost Album
Price: $19.00
Artist: The Smithereens
Description:

In the Fall of 1993, between contracts with Capitol and RCA, The Smithereens ventured into Crystal Sound Studios in New York City to write and record a new album for their own label. The results of those one month marathon recording sessions is this album, unheard by t ... read more »

Saturday’s Sons: The Complete Recordings 1964-1966
Price: $22.00
Artist: The Sons Of Adam
Description:

The Sons of Adam were an American garage rock band, from Baltimore, MD, but who re-lo ... read more »

New York Letters
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Vague Ideas
Description:

The Vague Ideas are a music and words collaboration between Medway, UK based songwriter/musician Glenn Prangnell (Groovy Uncle et al) and New Jersey- based lyricist/musician Mare Rozzelle.  Mare provides the backstory: “Arou ... read more »

Pop Aid - A Power Pop Compilation To Benefit The Citizens Of Ukraine (3CD)
Price: $24.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  FINALLY!!  The art is done, the music has been delivered, now (we had hoped for a late June release – a bit ambitious on our part – but delayed a bit due to supply chain issues out of our control) we await the delivery of “PopAid” ... read more »

Don’t Stop The Carnival – Sunshine, Soft & Studio Pop 1966-1971
Price: $17.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

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Raw Mod – The New Kind Of People 1965-1968
Price: $17.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

During the mid 60’s there was a spread of “Beat” groups in Britain who found inspiration in the Mod style and its music – whether that being American Soul, Tamla or R’n’B, or th ... read more »

JEM Records Celebrates Pete Townshend
Price: $13.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

The third in the series of “JEM Records Celebrates” series focuses on The Who's Pete Townshend with contributions from the JEM family of artists – The Weeklings, The Grip Weeds, The Anderson Council, The Gold Needles, Nick Piunti , Lisa Mychols & Super 8, The Airport 77’s, Johnathan ... read more »

Dirty Mod: Selected Finds For Dirty Minds
Price: $16.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

The history of Mod is ... read more »

Sweet & Sour Psych
Price: $16.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

“Sweet & Spur Psych” features some of the best artist on the current psychedelic scene, and as the title suggests it's a broad kaleidoscopic church.  Kicking off with an outrageous garage psych cover version of a Girls A ... read more »

We All Shine On - Celebrating The Music Of 1970
Price: $15.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Produced by music journalist/author John Borack, the 22-song “We All Shine On” will thrill and surprise fans of both yesteryear’s classics and the thriving 2 ... read more »

This Is Rock 'N' Roll Radio Vol. 5
Price: $16.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL – AVAILABLE OCTOBER 6 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  2022 marks 30 years since “This Is Rock 'N' Roll Radio” hosts Dana & Carl's first radio series “We're Your Friends For Now” in 199 ... read more »

International Pop Overthrow Vol. 23 (3CD)
Price: $22.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Like everything that was affected by the COVID Pandemic, there were no International Pop Overthrow Festival performances in 2020/2021.  Thankfully, the festivals have returned in 2022 and to celebrate comes Volume 23 of the series that highlights artists, many of ... read more »

Faded Scrapbook
Price: $14.00
Artist: West Coast Music Club
Description:

Based in the North West of the UK, West Coast Music Club is a band comprising Martin Adams, Peter Madden and Marc Joy. Adams (vocals/guitar) and Madden (guitar/bass/vocals) are both ex Eye Dance and have been collaborating on and off for many years. Meeting and working with Marc Joy (multi instrumen ... read more »

Wings On My Shoes
Price: $15.00
Artist: Will Hoge
Description:

Will Hoge is an artist who resists the easy sell.  His Nashville home base designates him read more »