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Lessons Learned (Live & Unplugged) DVD
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Price: $13.00
Artist: John Wicks
Kool Kat's first-ever DVD release captures John Wicks of The Records and guitarist Dennis Taylor in a very special unplugged setting! The perfomance was recorded at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, CA on August 20, 2010. John explains - "Having amassed a wealth of new material over the years, but having devoted a great deal of time to my band projects, I was especially pleased to have the opportunity to showcase some of my acoustic songs. Performing them in such an intimate setting was a highly satisfying and enjoyable experience for me, and one that I hope to repeat more often in the future. Thank you so much for watching and listening!" Track listing: "Her Stars Are My Stars", "The Sun Sets Over London Town", "Lay Your Burden On Me", "He's Gone", "Things We Said Today"/"Bus Stop" (Beatles/Hollies covers), "Learning To Live Again", "Come on Round", "Sink or Swim", and "Starry Eyes".

Fragments & Curiousities – The 4Track Sessions + bonus disc
Price: $12.00
Artist: Armstrong
Description: Armstrong’s (aka Julian Pitt) new album, “Fragments & Curiosities”, is Julian’s third long player. Armstrong is one of those mysterious and elusive bands that stays well beneath the surface (just try and find any information on-line), but anyone willing to dive a bit deeper is richly rewarded with pearls of great value and ... read more »

The Complete Columbia Recordings (2CD)
Price: $24.00
Artist: Artful Dodger
Description: Artful Dodger was a band ahead of its time, casting hard-edged hooks into a mid-70’s pond that wasn't quite ready to bite on the genre that came to be known as power pop. Had they come along a few years later, things might have been quite different for this outfit hailing from Fairfax, VA, for their three albums for the Col ... read more »

Anything Could Happen
Price: $14.00
Artist: Bash & Pop
Description: Bash & Pop was formed in 1992 by former Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson in Minneapolis, MN, following the breakup of the Replacements. “Anything Could Happen” is the long-awaited follow-up to the band's brilliant (the best Faces record never made) 1993 debut, “Friday Night Is Killing Me”. The band split a year later. ... read more »

Exorcism Rock
Price: $13.00
Artist: Berwanger
Description: Josh Berwanger’s latest was ostensibly recorded in a marathon weeklong session fueled by equal parts red wine and tequila. It revolves around a familiar Berwanger theme, the evil that femmes fatales do. “The opening title track, a backbeat number is heavily steeped the hallowed tradition of Badfinger and Cheap Trick. A r ... read more »

Anna Kournikova
Price: $10.00
Artist: binge
Description: JOHN MACOM ALERT! Their third release from 2002 was featured on VH1's "Awesomely Oversexed" and the "Anna Kournikova" E! True Hollywood Story! The only band to successfully rhyme "hemline" and "Kremlin" (krem-o-line), their single "Anna Kournikova" is a fun pop rock tune about wanting to be tennis star Anna's ball boy. T ... read more »

Swimsuit Issue
Price: $10.00
Artist: binge
Description: JOHN MACOM ALERT! binge was John’s power pop vehicle prior to going solo. “Swimsuit Edition” is the band’s sophomore effort from 1999 containing smashed up pop rock songs with melodic catchy hooks (like Fastball, The Gin Blossoms, and Fountains of Wayne). According to US Magazine, Binge was Paris Hilton's favorite band i ... read more »

The New High
Price: $16.50
Artist: Brent Cash
Description: Brent Cash is back! After a five-year-long hiatus, the multi-instrumentalist from Athens, GA returns with his third and probably best album yet. Continuing the tradition of his previous, widely celebrated albums “How Will I Know If I'm Awake” (2008) and “How Strange It Seems” (2011), he once again enters melody wonderlan ... read more »

Writer's Block
Price: $11.00
Artist: Brian Jay Cline
Description: According to Mr. Cline, “Writer ‘s Block” will be his final release! Say it ain’t so Brian, say it ain’t so! “One of the most underrated artists I can think of, Brian Jay Cline can seamlessly move from power pop to country, rock, folk and back again. This is easily his most well-rounded release. ‘Bomb Threats’ is a so ... read more »

Shot Through The Heart
Price: $11.00
Artist: Bullet Proof Lovers
Description: Kurt Baker alert! The hardest working man in Pop is back (again)! Bullet Proof Lovers bleed, sweat, and shred big hooks, loud guitars, a thundering rhythm section, and pop sensibility, ravaged with elements of Fred "Sonic" Smith, Primal Scream, The Hellacopters, and The Hives! And we’re happy to report that this, their f ... read more »

The Indicator EP
Price: $8.00
Artist: Dave Rave and The Governors
Description: The fourth release from Canadian legend Dave Rave and his Minnesota band The Governors. It was written and recorded over three days at bandmate Rich Mattson’s Sparta Studio in the summer of 2016 while the band was promoting the release of their third full length "Radio Rave". Dave explains, "After the session I felt that ... read more »

The End and The Beginning 1990-2009 (2CD)
Price: $12.00
Artist: George Usher
Description: A terrific 2CD, 43-song collection that draws from all nine of George Usher’s releases. George has been a fixture on the NY scene since the early 80’s, when his power pop band, The Decoys, were mainstays of the CBGB/Village clubs. While serving stints with local legends, Beat Rodeo, the Bongos, and The Schramms, he formed ... read more »

Price: $10.00
Artist: Glenn Robinson
Description: When it comes to Glenn, less is most definitely more. His songwriting approach is quite simple: Get in, get out, leave the short, sharp hooks hanging in your head, and it’s next song up! Features a guest appearance from Kurt Baker who sings lead on “Betamaximum Sentence”! “Glenn’s ‘Modern Mistakes’ (2013) is an undergrou ... read more »

Turn It Up!
Price: $11.00
Artist: GreenCircles
Description: A KOOL KAT EXCLUSIVE FROM 2015!! Not to be confused the Australian garage rockers The Green Circles, No, No, No. THIS GreenCircles is a lean, mean, one-man DIY-garage/psych/guitar 'n sitar totin' pop wrecking machine - Brit Paul McGill! The "band" name comes from a Small Faces song. His music is a blend of 60's psych an ... read more »

Universal Vagrant
Price: $16.00
Artist: Greg 'Stackhouse' Prevost
Description: After a career lasting close to four decades, it was only two years ago when Greg Prevost decided to launch his first solo record - the celebrated "Mississippi Murderer”, an album where Delta blues and high-energy rock and roll were combined in a masterful mix heavily influenced by the likes of the Stones, the Yardbirds and ... read more »

Sad Scientist
Price: $12.00
Artist: Gretchen's Wheel
Description: Gretchen’s Wheel is the solo project of Nashville-based singer, songwriter and musician Lindsay Murray. Inspired by 90's alternative rock and power pop, her music is lush, melodic and atmospheric pop/rock with compelling songwriting. Just beneath the glistening power pop surface of the stunning new release lies a univer ... read more »

Heath Green and The Makeshifters
Price: $15.00
Artist: Heath Green and The Makeshifters
Description: Heath Green’s a singer, a veteran of the Birmingham, AL music scene, with a grittiness who carries the Eddie Hinton (who we love) mantle as much as any other living person does. The Makeshifters’ heavy sound has been compared to Leon Russell and The Shelter People, Humble Pie, Paul Rodgers, and Joe Cocker (all good things ... read more »

Unforeseen Circumstances + bonus disc
Price: $13.00
Artist: John Macom
Description: John Macom is an internationally known singer-songwriter and producer from Hoboken, NJ. In the past, his songs have been featured on television shows such as “Dawson’s Creek”, “Felicity”, “Party of Five”, and other teen dramas. His first album with pop-rock band Binge, “Ghost of Girlfriends Past”, received a 5-star Rolling ... read more »

Present The Dark Side
Price: $15.00
Artist: Keb Darge and Cut Chemist
Description: Keb Darge and Cut Chemist join forces once again, this time to explore the “Dark Side” of 60’s garage music heavily influenced by British bands of the day like The Beatles, The Kinks and The Rolling Stones. Simple drum kits, guitars and the occasional organ keep the sound honest and raw, retaining a palpable sense of excite ... read more »

Price: $16.00
Artist: Little Murders
Description: Beginning as a new wave punk band in 1979 who went on to become kings of the Melbourne Mod scene before dissolving in 1985 after playing possibly every gig and pub in Melbourne at the time. Their first album Stop was released posthumously on Au Go Go records. Ten years after that saw Little Murders return with 3 albums on S ... read more »

The Loblaws & Vista Blue
Price: $8.00
Artist: The Loblaws & Vista Blue
Description: WYATT FUNDERBURK ALERT!! The Loblaws were one of the best pop-punk bands around circa the late 2000’s (the previously unreleased "Banana Stand", included here, is a lost classic of the genre). Wyatt Funderburk was in the band, and he has songwriting credits on three of these tracks. While this release is technically a sp ... read more »

Cumulus + bonus disc
Price: $16.00
Artist: Mark & The Clouds
Description: WOW!! Their sophomore outing is another fine collection of 60’s-tinged power pop that also leans towards psych pop. “A terrific set of new songs of yearning, lusting, failed relationships, and anger that are a mixture of upbeat music, garage-pop-psych ballads, and rock. There some interesting touch points as well. ‘Hit By ... read more »

Suspended In This Space
Price: $14.00
Artist: Michael Roberts
Description: When not fronting The Somethings, Michael Roberts is a singer/songwriter from Swansea, Wales. He started playing drums and guitar from a young age and joined his first band when he was 15. Highly influenced by The Beatles, Marc Bolan and early Queen, he started writing his first songs when he was 16. Blending elements of ... read more »

Price: $12.00
Artist: Michael Ubaldini
Description: A long-time purveyor of roots pop at its finest, music journalists and his fans lovingly refer to Michael Ubaldini as “The Rock n Roll Poet”. His releases are all award winners in the USA and Europe. He has been featured at The Bluebird Cafe the top venue for singer songwriters in Nashville TN seven times in the last eig ... read more »

On Our Way Home
Price: $17.00
Artist: Mortimer
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 22. AFTER MARCH 22, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. Mortimer were a harmony-filled, soft rock trio from New York State who evolved out of a later incarnation of the Teddy Boys. The Teddy Boys recorded a ... read more »

The Secret Art Of Saying Nothing
Price: $10.00
Artist: Mothboxer
Description: The long overdue follow up to 2014’s “Sand And The Rain” from these British popsters of the highest order is finally here, and already being hailed as a corker (we’re not surprised), and perhaps their best yet! “We all have bands that we are fans of and have trouble understanding why they are not multi-million sellers. We ... read more »

Blowing Your Mind Away
Price: $23.00
Artist: Paul Orwell
Description: WOW!!!!! We’re thrilled to finally able to bring you music from Paul Orwell, a singer/songwriter from Essex, England who possesses a unique talent in his ability to create the music, attitude and ambience of the mid-60's Beat period with an assuring knowledge of his place in today's society. With an extensive record colle ... read more »

Devil Love
Price: $10.00
Artist: Peter Buzzelle and The Academy
Description: Peter Buzzelle is a singer/songwriter that can best be described as a devotee to guitar-centered Power Pop in the tradition of Big Star, The Posies, and The Shins. Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll find additional layers that demonstrate a keen sense of song craft featuring a dichotomy of joy and melancholy mixed int ... read more »

Four State Solution
Price: $12.00
Artist: Pop Co-Op
Description: WOW!! Pop Co-Op are: Steve Stoeckel (Spongetones- bass, guitars, keyboards, vocals); Bruce Gordon (Mr. Encrypto - guitars, keyboards, vocals); Stacy Carson (drums/percussion, guitars, keyboards, vocals); and Joel Tinnel (guitars, vocals). Their debut came together as a result of Spongetones bassist Steve Stoeckel inviting ... read more »

The Voice Of Summer
Price: $13.00
Artist: Psychotic Youth
Description: NOW AVAILABLE ON CD! Sweden's legendary power-pop-surf-punk heroes are back with their first album in 19 years! Filled with super catchy guitar-driven, high energy power-pop, surf and garage-punk as well as their well-known sugary multi-layered vocal harmonies that would even make the Beach Boys jealous, this album will b ... read more »

Thinking Inside The Box (4CD)
Price: $27.00
Artist: Radio Stars
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 22. AFTER MARCH 22, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. Radio Stars were formed by Blue Meanies/Sparks exile Martin Gordon (bass, songwriter), ex-John's Children (a band that contained the late Marc Bolan for ... read more »

New Love Environment
Price: $12.00
Artist: Rob Martinez
Description: WOW!! Better late than never, one wonders where singer-songwriter Rob Martinez has been hiding his melodic gifts all these years. After a stint in various L.A. bands in the 80’s and 90’s, he returned to his native Albuquerque, NM and actually carved out a niche as a respected historian. And it's quite clear from one list ... read more »

Save The Pieces
Price: $7.00
Artist: Run To Sandy
Description: The third effort from Yardley, PA's Run To Sandy (affectionately known as RTS to their loyal fanbase) who write songs “about everyday life reflected through our power-pop prism”. The band was formed from the smoldering ashes of several post-punk, neo-corporate professional existences (day jobs), rising like a Phoenix over ... read more »

Rusty Anderson Afternoon
Price: $12.00
Artist: Rusty Anderson Afternoon
Description: Rusty Anderson is probably best known as the lead guitarist for Sir Paul McCartney, but the man has also been responsible for some pretty fine, under-the-radar solo outings over the years. Joining with his longtime collaborator, Todd O'Keefe, Anderson formed his new band Rusty Anderson Afternoon in 2013. O’Keefe is a Los ... read more »

Price: $10.00
Artist: Sam Vicari
Description: The brand new, senior-year, this-is-a-game-to-me album from Sam who provides an always-welcome new dose of sweet hooks and ripped guitars. “For anyone who listens to the entire Big Star/Dwight Twilley /Badfinger catalogs every day/week with a religious like fervor and conviction, Sam Vicari is for you. Sam works with only ... read more »

PM Songs
Price: $16.00
Artist: Shennon and Lotton
Description: BEATLES ALERT!! WOW!! The brilliant debut of a project led by guitarist, vocalist (with a strong John Lennon-esque voice) and composer Pepe Murgadas, is a delicious collection of pop songs extremely deeply rooted in the music of the Beatles and 60’s pop in general. Great melodies interpreted with conviction and absolut ... read more »

Shindig! Magazine - Issue #65
Price: $13.00
Artist: Shindig! Magazine - Issue #65
Description: Traffic are this issue’s cover boys: Getting it together in the country and redefining British rock music. Part one of an in-depth study. Other features include: Dave Mason: Traffic’s on-off co-founder speaks. Hong Kong Phooey: Kung fu films and ghetto culture! Curtis Mayfield: The superstar solo years and beyond. De De ... read more »

Price: $14.00
Artist: Temples
Description: “Volcano” is Temple's first new music since the release of their 2014 debut album, “Sun Structures”. The record comes on the heels of a sold out North American tour that included high profile TV and radio appearances. The band was initially formed as a home studio project in mid-2012. Tom Warmsley and James Bagshaw had k ... read more »

Incidental Lightshow
Price: $10.00
Artist: The Armoires
Description: The first thing that strikes you about The Armoires is their sound: co-ed harmonies, sparkling 12-string guitars and piano, a plaintive viola weaving through every tune, and the urgent drive of the rhythm section. “The songs are stories,” explains guitarist Rex Broome. “Whether they’re dreamlike or straightforward, they alw ... read more »

Ticking Time Bomb b/w Broken Moon
Price: $7.50
Artist: The Asteroid No. 4
Description: VINYL 7”-ONLY RELEASE! In some ways a return to a similar overall mood as their “These Flowers of Ours: A Treasury of Witchcraft and Devilry” album from the late 00's, the Asteroid No.4 is in fine form here on their latest release! These long-standing psych veterans lay down a heady psych groover on the A-side that in som ... read more »

How I Learned To Stop Worrying – 20th Anniversary Edition + bonus tracks
Price: $20.00
Artist: The Beatifics

No School Blazers
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Boss
Description: EN ROUTE! In 1984, The Boss was formed when old school pals Marc Myers and Ian Walton had a chance meeting in a pub in East London, with Danny McAllister and Rob Ridley. What’s the likelyhood of a singer/songwriter and his bassist friend meeting a guitarist and his drummer pal purely by chance in a boozer and discovering ... read more »

All Anxious, All The Time
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Cheap Cassettes
Description: The Cheap Cassettes are a rock and roll band from Seattle. They formed out of the ashes of another band, Boston's Dimestore Haloes. The Haloes thrived during the mid to late 90's punk explosion, and were very much disciples of the Clash. After releasing four full length records and multiple singles, as well as sharing sta ... read more »

Just For Fun
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Connection
Description: Hitting their home studio as 2016 came to a close, Brad Marino, Geoff Palmer and the boys in the band, including a slew of special guest veterans from the hey day when pop punk ruled the fanzines, record shelves, and airwaves, featuring Chris “B-Face” Barnard on bass (The Queers/Groovie Ghoulies), The Connection have gone b ... read more »

Action Painting (2CD)
Price: $28.00
Artist: The Creation
Description: Produced by the legendary Shel Talmy (The Who, the Kinks), from 1966-68 The Creation put dizzyingly diverse singles, from crunchy, catchy guitar rock to lightly trippy pop to sultry blue-eyed soul to avant-garde psychedelia. They were a dynamic band with an equally engaging image that would leave an indelible mark upon mu ... read more »

Blow Up + bonus tracks
Price: $17.00
Artist: The Direct Hits
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 7. AFTER MARCH 7, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. The Direct Hits were one of the most essential bands to come out of the Mod revival in the early 80’s and have been called “one of the 80’s great cult pop ... read more »

Blow Up Revisited
Price: $20.00
Artist: The Direct Hits
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 7. AFTER MARCH 7, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. This release is not intended to replace the “Blow Up” album, (which is something that is very hard, if not impossible to do), but to be a companion piece t ... read more »

The Original House Of Secrets + bonus tracks
Price: $17.00
Artist: The Direct Hits
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 7. AFTER MARCH 7, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. Their awesome second full length release from these A-List Mod revivalists, found them morphing slightly toward pyschedelia (which is A-OK in our book!) wh ... read more »

I'm For The Flowers
Price: $10.00
Artist: The Flywheels
Description: EN ROUTE! The 12 tracks on The Flywheels’ debut have been nurtured like fine wine by the two founding members of the San Francisco Bay area-based combo: Kim Wonderley and Eric Scott. On a sad note, while this debut has been built up over a 20-year span, Eric Scott, passed away in 2016 and sadly didn’t get to see this wond ... read more »

Head Out Of Dreams (6CD)
Price: $37.00
Artist: The Hollies
Description: If you hung with The Hollies well after their hits-laden years, then this release will be a welcome addition to your collection! While they are best known for their 60’s recordings, The Hollies (with Allan Clarke and Terry Sylvester in the role of Graham Nash) recorded some masterful recordings during the 70’s and 80’s. O ... read more »

The Jigsaw Seen For The Discriminating Completist (Rarities and Singles 1989-2015)
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Jigsaw Seen
Description: This kool kareer-spanning kollection includes the band's debut single "Jim Is The Devil" and their latest single "Have A Wonderful Day," spanning 1989-2015. All 12 tracks have been newly remastered by Pete Maher at Pete Maher Mastering in London, with many appearing on compact disc for the first time. The complete track l ... read more »

Mama's Boy
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Lunar Laugh
Description: And then there were three… A lot has changed for The Lunar Laugh since their last record – 2015’s “Apollo”. A new member, a new Spanish record deal and 11 beautiful new songs. Joined by Campbell Young on bass, electric guitar, keyboards, and vocals, multi-instrumentalists Jared Lekites and Connor Anderson have fashioned ... read more »

Tomorrow's Coming (Expanded)
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Modulators
Description: On their debut, The Modulators delivered a sugary-sweet blend of Raspberries-esque dream pop and Marshall Crenshaw-ian jangle-crunch. In 2010 we offered this title up as a limited edition, “needle drop” handmade CDR. They sold out in no time. Now, the fine folks at Manufactured Recordings have given this piece of 80’s N ... read more »

America's Velvet Glory
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Molochs
Description: It’s not a surprise to see the Molochs are on the same label that brought the world the Allah-Las. Like their fellow Los Angelenos, the Molochs are in thrall to that point in the mid-60’s where Beat groups, garage bands and psychedelic outfits began to merge into each other. “There’s a drowsiness about their music – they t ... read more »

A Few Thousand Miles More...
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Never Never
Description: Long lost Australian power pop band from the mid 80’s. Formed in Perth, Australia during 1980 The Never Never evolved from guitar pop trio Silent Type. The band consisted of Simon Goodridge (founding member), Sean Diggens and Ross Philpot. School friend Peter Busher joined the band later that year making a four piece. In ... read more »

Here Come The No-Things!!
Price: $18.00
Artist: The No-Things
Description: Edinburgh, Scotland has always had an excellent and thriving garage rock scene. Dating way back to the days of the early 80’s, bands such as Thee Telescopes, The Thanes and a dozen others were hollerin’ and a-screaming and making a holy racket in the dark, damp basement venues of the city’s old town. Club nights, fanzines ... read more »

Stoned In Love
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Orange Drop
Description: Like wow, man! Hailing from neighboring Philadelphia, The Orange Drop blends dreamy psychedelia with some darker, acid-laced sounds of the 60’s. Brian Jonestown Massacre fans (particularly of the early records) should appreciate The Orange Drop's approach that is both lo-fi and polished. If this is garage rock, it was ma ... read more »

Price: $12.00
Artist: The Rallies
Description: The Rallies formed in Tacoma WA a number of years ago, founded by Steve Davis, this his first and only band. The band's had many membership changes since, starting with Lee Brown (drummer), a good friend of the guitarist at the time, who joined a few years ago. Bassist Rick Jones came on board shortly after. And finally, ... read more »

Northwest Passages
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Sadies
Description: The Sadies have used their eclectic prowess to back the diverse likes of John Doe, Neil Young, Andre Williams, Neko Case and Robyn Hitchcock among others, while also releasing a steady stream of their own music. Recorded in the basement of Dallas and Travis Good’s parents' home north of Toronto over the winter of 2015, th ... read more »

Where You Going
Price: $10.00
Artist: The Sequins
Description: Move over Gram and Emmylou, there’s a new sheriff and deputy in town! Some pretty sweet twang and pickin’ from this Michigan (!) gang of country pop rockers – and there are indeed some terrific pop moments here - led by John Holk. To Holk’s Gram Parsons, there’s the Emmylou Harris inspired Isabel Nelson-Mervak to be his f ... read more »

Price: $12.00
Artist: The Simple Carnival
Description: Seven years in the making, Jeff Boller is back with “Smitten”, eleven tracks of meticulously-crafted power pop bliss. It’s as if Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Todd Rundgren, Burt Bacharach, and The Beach Boys decided to lock themselves in a recording studio for the better part of a decade to see what would happen. “Like the ... read more »

Barricades And Angels
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Stray Trolleys
Description: MARTIN NEWELL ALERT!! CD debut of the sole album by The Stray Trolleys, a/k/a Martin Newell's band before he formed the Cleaners from Venus. In May of 1979, Martin was 26 years old and in transition. He’d just split up with his girlfriend and moved out of the Colchester house they’d shared for four years. A month later, Ne ... read more »

Falling Right Down!
Price: $17.00
Artist: The Strollers
Description: LIMITED VINYL reissue of their 1999 debut! NOTE TO NON-US CUSTOMERS: POSTAGE COST TO SHIP THIS LP IS $23.50 – YOU WILL BE ASKED TO PAYPAL THE ADDITIONAL $10 TO COVER SHIPPING AFTER YOU HAVE PLACED YOUR ORDER. The Strollers were one of the best Swedish live acts of their day, influenced by Music Machine, The Seeds, The Son ... read more »

Fat City Let's Go!
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Tripwires
Description: 10” VINYL-ONLY RELEASE (NO CD PLANNED AT THIS TIME)! New record of this Seattle super group with members of the Young Fresh Fellows, Mudhoney, Model Rockets, The Minus 5, Roy Loney's Longshots, Neko Case, and many more. After their incredible third album, “Get Young”, they’re back with a 10” contain 6 great songs. As us ... read more »

The Epic Years 1976-78 (4CD)
Price: $27.00
Artist: The Vibrators
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 22. AFTER MARCH 22, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. The Vibrators were founded in February, 1976 by Ian 'Knox' Carnochan, bassist Pat Collier, guitarist John Ellis, and drummer John 'Eddie' Edwards. They ... read more »

Odessey & Oracle: 50th Anniversary Edition
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Zombies
Description: This CD celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Odessey and Oracle”, recorded between June and August of 1967. Remastered from the best sources possible, the package includes bonus tracks, (alternate versions and outtakes from the original recording sessions), never before seen photos, and new liner notes. “Odessey and Oracle ... read more »

The Distance
Price: $13.00
Artist: Thorcraft Cobra
Description: Despite their righteously badass nom d'artiste Thorcraft Cobra are not purveyors of weed-hazed, beer-soaked SoCal Throttle Rock. Together, Billy Zimmer (Brown Eyed Susans) and Tammy Glover (Sparks) combine a knack for concise pop songwriting, a gift for crafting immediately engaging melody, and impeccable taste in rock and ... read more »

A Good Hat Indeed
Price: $11.00
Artist: Tommy Sistak
Description: YES!!! “A Good Hat Indeed” is the follow up to Tommy’s “Short Songs” – which was released on CD exclusively through Kool Kat! If you’ve yet to grab it, you really should! Not straying from a good formula – sharp, concise hook-filled songs complemented by simple, yet effective delivery and production - “A Good Hat Indeed” ... read more »

Lookout Tower
Price: $11.00
Artist: Tom Baker and The Snakes
Description: A Boston rock mainstay, Tom Baker cut his teeth playing every club and bar in town, writing, recording and fronting local faves Nana (signed to Roadrunner Records for a demo) and the Dirty Truckers. Flashback….there was once an afternoon when you were laying on your bed staring at the Creem and Hit Parader rock star poster ... read more »

Price: $12.00
Artist: TUNS
Description: TUNS (pronounced "tonnes", and strangely named after the Technical University of Nova Scotia) is a Canadian indie “supergroup” (don’t you just cringe when you hear that word?) consisting of Chris Murphy (Sloan), Matt Murphy (Super Friendz, Flashing Lights) and Mike O'Neill (The Inbreds). Having already toured the world, rel ... read more »

UglyThings Magazine - Issue #44
Price: $10.00
Artist: UglyThings Magazine - Issue #44
Description: DUE MID-APRIL – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW! Headline stories this time include a candid, in-depth new interview with Dean Torrence of JAN & DEAN, and a feature of ‘60s Southern rock ‘n’ soul heroes THE UNIQUES. Also revealed are the stories of Sloan & Barri pop protégés THE THOMAS GROUP, Australian shock rocker GEOFF CROZIER, ... read more »

Big Stir: Power Pop & More at CIA – The First Year
Price: $10.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description: Big Stir is a monthly showcase for local and touring power pop, psych rock, sunshine pop and garage rock artists, hosted on a weekend night each month at the singular and fascinating CIA (California Institute of Abnormalarts) in North Hollywood, CA. Drawing its name from seminal power pop band Big Star and its inspiration ... read more »

Dana Countryman’s Girlville! – New Songs In The Style Of Yesterday’s Hits!
Price: $14.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description: Songwriter-Producer Dana Countryman has written and recorded three albums of his particular brand of "retro-pop" over the past three years, but his "Girlville" album is a little different. Having studied the work of the classic Brill Building songwriters, he decided to challenge himself to write brand new songs that sound l ... read more »

The Great British Beat Vol. 1
Price: $17.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 7. AFTER MARCH 7, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. If you were lucky enough/old enough to remember when the Direct Hits and their fan club were active in the 80’s, you’d be privy to a slew (29 is what we ha ... read more »

The Lost Love House Recordings 1991-1998
Price: $17.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 7. AFTER MARCH 7, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. This release features previously unreleased recordings from 1991 -1998, all produced by Colin Swan following the demise of the Direct Hits in 1988. This is ... read more »

Redirected: The Songs Of Buckmaster-Swan
Price: $17.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description: TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY – ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MARCH 7. AFTER MARCH 7, THIS BECOMES A “SPECIAL ORDER TITLE” WITH NO GUARANTEE OF AVAILABILITY/IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. Just released is this terrific, loving tribute to Geno Buckmaster and Colin Swan. Featuring performances of : “She’s Not Here, There Or Anywhere” - Maddie ... read more »

The Baseball Collection, Vol. 1
Price: $8.00
Artist: Vista Blue
Description: Vista Blue is Mike Patton’s (ex-Loblaws) current project. A 20 song, baseball-themed compilation of four previously download-only EPs - delivered in Ramones-like style, featuring lots of energy and hooks. Mike provides some insight into the way he/Vista Blue works these days – “I thought I would’ve stopped a long time ago ... read more »

Out On Your Block
Price: $13.00
Artist: Wyldlife
Description: Straight out of New York City, Wyldlife’s bright and brash Rock & Roll attitude updates 70’s punk, glam and garage rock for the modern age. After two self-released records, the band now steps up swinging for the fences on their Wicked Cool Records debut,. “A lot of bands start to move in a different direction when the thi ... read more »

Price: $10.00
Artist: Your Gracious Host
Description: What do you get when you combine the rambunctious, guitar driven rock of the Replacements or Sugar and combine it with a vocal melody out of the XTC or McCartney songbook, then add a pinch of layered harmony akin with CSN &Y or the Beach Boys? This musical hodge-podge recipe may fall somewhere in the vicinity of Your Graci ... read more »