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Outstairs Instairs
 
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Price: $10.00
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Papernut Cambridge are one of those peculiar little bands, who carve a niche for themselves within their field, then continue to release album after album of the most wonderful music. That they never break outside of their core group of fans never seems to be much of a concern, and in fairness main man Ian Button has had more than his taste of “fame” with previous bands Thrashing Doves, and Death In Vegas. “Here, his music is of a more esoteric nature, firmly ensconced in whimsical 60’s psych which is sorely missing from modern music.  It’s almost as if you have been sent on a time warp back to the glorious days of the ‘Village Green Preservation Society’, albeit on a sleepy Sunday comedown as a jazz ensemble picks out the ruins of the day. Papernut Cambridge’s music is never straightforward, and whilst a song such as ‘Crying’ may threaten to get a singalong going on, it is the more deeper fare such as ‘Tulips In A Top Hat’ that you get to the very essence of the band. Never ones to make it easy on the listener, they are more than willing to test you with fragments of Canterbury Sound, within avant-garde jazz moments.  Through it all is a wonderfully melancholic sound. The minor melodies, and little piano runs, serve to colour Button’s vocals, which are full of emotionality in lyrics. Half whispered gruffness, they show an open humanity which makes a song such as ‘How To Love Someone’ pierce your heart and soul, and leave you nodding in appreciative complicity. There is a sense of playfulness too, which comes to the fore in ‘Angelo Aggy’, a song which could have been a boozed up “round the old Joanna” in days gone by.  ‘Mr Shimshiner’ practically bounces by on some delightful recorders before the maudlin ‘Kalinda’ offers some lovely little harmonies inside its Lennon-esque production. The aforementioned legend shows his ghost in ‘No Pressure’ too, which channels his ‘Working Class Hero’ into a piano driven stomp. It provides a rather wonderful high point to what has been an album of many treasures. Little vignettes evoking a time past, but never dwelling. It’s what Papernut Cambridge do best.  Whilst there may be a dearth of bands influenced by the classic sound of British psych, it only serves to make Papernut Cambridge that much more special. When listening to their music you feel as if a hole in time has opened and offered you a glimpse of what it used to be like. It’s the sound of village greens, cricket, afternoon tea, and most of all, lysergic wonder. It’s a time that is lost, but its warm nostalgia never fails to pull you in. Cementing their place as treasures of the British psych scene, Papernut Cambridge hit a home run with this album.” - EchoesandDust.com  GREAT!!


 
Nerd From The Suburbs
Price: $16.00
Artist: Adrian Whitehead
Description:

Adrian Whitehead’s stunning songwriting lays bare the human condition and shines a light into the dark corners of our inner w ... read more »

Selection Box Vol. 1/The Appleyard Sessions (2CD)
Price: $17.00
Artist: Amoeba Teen
Description:

Ameoba Teen’s core members Mark Britton (rhythm guitar and keyboard) and Mike Turner (lead guitar) met as teenagers and have been writing together for nearly two decades. They first bonded on a shared apprecia ... read more »

One Bar Left
Price: $13.00
Artist: Arthur Alexander
Description:

Arthur AlexanderRELEASED ON JULY 6.  TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY, ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY NO LATER THA ... read more »

Blue Motel
Price: $13.00
Artist: Bart & The Bedazzled
Description:

“Blue Motel” is the new album by a brand new musical enterprise by Bart Davenport.  It’s his seventh album proper since his going so ... read more »

MAKE
Price: $10.00
Artist: Blake Jones & the Trike Shop
Description:

Blake’s latest is his debut on the fast-growing Big Stir Records label roster. “Yeah, but what kind of music do you play?” Blake Jones has been ... read more »

Petty
Price: $14.00
Artist: Carpenter Smith & Jones
Description:

The late Tom Petty amassed what is arguably one of the best catalogues of material in the modern rock era, with boundless bona fid ... read more »

Peaks and Valleys
Price: $11.00
Artist: Chris Richards & The Subtractions
Description:

WOW!!!!  read more »

Star Cafe
Price: $18.00
Artist: Cleaners From Venus
Description: This DIY musical was written and produced by Martin Newell during 2017 in usual sloppy lo-fi fashion on a 4-track Tascam Pocketstudio.  Description:

They’re baack!  “Clapham Junction” is Cupid’s Carnival’s brilliant Fab Four-inspired followup to their brilliant “Everything Is Love ... read more »

I'm Gonna Burn Out Bright
Price: $21.00
Artist: Davey Lane
Description:

Davey Lane has been honing his craft for a long while now ¡§C working with greats of the music industry such as Crowded House, Jimmy Barnes, ... read more »

First Thing Tomorrow
Price: $12.00
Artist: Dave Sheinin
Description:

Dave Sheinin is the national baseball writer for the Washington Post.  He’s not only a terrific baseball writer, but ... read more »

No Sleep
Price: $10.00
Artist: Ex Norwegian
Description:

Ex Norwegian broke onto the scene in 2008 with the sun-drenched, effortlessly hummable “read more »

Get Passive
Price: $9.00
Artist: Fireproof Sam and The Network Stars
Description:

West coast popper KC Bowman gathers a huge assortment of talented friends including power pop favorites like Bradley Skaught (Bye Bye Blackbirds), The Agony Aunts, Pop 4 and more.  read more »

Gene Clark Sings For You
Price: $15.00
Artist: Gene Clark
Description:

A brand new album from one of the most successful melodic alt rock bands still making music today.  This, their sixth studio effort, features a stellar set o ... read more »

Black Box Theory
Price: $12.00
Artist: Gretchen's Wheel
Description:

Lindsay Murray’s indie-pop solo project Gretchen’s Wheel returns with her fourth full-length releaseread more »

Gold Watch: 20 Golden Greats
Price: $15.00
Artist: Hoodoo Gurus
Description:

Reissue of this 2012 release that coincided with the 30th Anniversary of the release of th ... read more »

Where Are The Strange People?
Price: $13.00
Artist: KiDD
Description:

Stuart Kidd, the other half of The Wellgreen and Doctor Cosmo's Tape Lab, has emerged from his cupboard recording “studio” with a batch of
Price: $11.00
Artist: Kurt Baker Combo
Description:

In 2013, Kurt Baker decided he needed a new change of scenery and packed his bags for Madrid, Spain. Once there, he formed the Kurt Baker Combo, a grou ... read more »

Lane Steinberg & His Magical Pony
Price: $11.00
Artist: Lane Steinberg
Description:

Imagine if Ray Davies and Todd Rundgren collaborated on a record – but Ray Davies was the Alpha Dog (well, that’s what it sounds like ... read more »

Sugar
Price: $11.00
Artist: Lisa Mychols
Description:

Lisa’s intoxicating amalgamation of girl-group sweetness with powerful melodies and instrumentation makes for a polished sound, where the guitars are out in full forc ... read more »

At Least We've Got This Madness
Price: $10.00
Artist: Luv Dot Guv
Description:

With influences ranging from Weezer to Grandaddy, ELO, The Beach Boys and more - NYC/UK based rockers Luv Dot Gov have been bringing their unique brand of indie rock to both sides of the pond sin ... read more »

Tomorrow's Daughter
Price: $15.00
Artist: Matthew Sweet
Description:

Matthew Sweet is currently in the midst of a personal musical renaissance that's seen him produce some of the most compelling and ambitious music of his three-decade career. T ... read more »

There is no Blue
Price: $14.00
Artist: Michael Roberts
Description:

Melody is still the key ingredient but now it’s with a different direction. This is the second album by Michael Roberts "There is no Blue”.  The album ... read more »

Last Call For Breaking Hearts
Price: $10.00
Artist: MIchael Slawter
Description:

Michael Slawter holds a doctorate in the dialect of power pop, his songs are heavily influenced by the masters that came before him, but at the same time he has created his own unique style.read more »

Geography and Luck
Price: $14.00
Artist: Neil Sturgeon & the Infomaniacs
Description:

Former Goldenhour’s Neil Sturgeon & the Infomanics’ debut is an album which ranges from Americana to pop with more than passing nod to folk rock. ... read more »

Nick_Eng
Price: $10.00
Artist: Nick Eng
Description:

Nick Eng is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the Biggest Little City of Reno, Nevada. Heavily influenced by the sounds ... read more »

Temporary High
Price: $15.00
Artist: Nick Piunti
Description:

AVAILABLE JULY 20 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!  Nick Piunti began his m ... read more »

Outstairs Instairs
Price: $10.00
Artist: Papernut Cambridge
Description:

Papernut Cambridge are one of those peculiar little bands, who carve a niche for themselves within their field, then continue to release album after album of the most wond ... read more »

Game Day
Price: $15.00
Artist: Peter Holsapple
Description:

RELEASED ON JUNE 27 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!  This is Peter ... read more »

Phases Of The Moon
Price: $15.00
Artist: Pete Donnelly
Description:

As most probably know, Pete is a founding member of power pop mainstays The Figgs and also spent time with Terry Adams’ legendary NRBQ.  On “Phases Of The Moon”, his many years of music explorat ... read more »

Without Your Love I’d Be Nowhere At All: Best Of The Solo Archives 1988-2004
Price: $19.00
Artist: Philip B. Price
Description:

Philip B. Price is best known as the lead singer and songwriter behind the acclaimed New England-based band Winterpills, but his resume stretches far back into the late 80 ... read more »

Party Music!
Price: $10.00
Artist: Phil Yates & The Affiliates
Description:

Now a resident of Chicago, in the seven years preceding his re-location to the Windy City, read more »

Lost Angeles
Price: $13.00
Artist: Richard Turgeon
Description:

Richard Turgeon’s music has been described as “California pop” and has been compared to that of Matthew Sweet, Bob Mould, R.E.M., Guided by Voices, and Teenage Fanclub, among others.  ... read more »

Trouble Again
Price: $15.00
Artist: Rob Bonfiglio
Description:

Rob Bonfiglio has been making great solo outings since 2006.  As musical director and guita ... read more »

Acoustic Trouble
Price: $15.00
Artist: Rob Bonfiglio
Description:

Talk about truth in advertising!  Recorded ent ... read more »

Hope Downs
Price: $13.00
Artist: Rolling Blackouts C.F.
Description:

It's rare that a band's debut full-length album sounds as confident and self-assured as “Hope Downs”. To say that the record improves on their buzz-building mini ... read more »

The French Press
Price: $9.00
Artist: Rolling Blackouts C.F.
Description:

“The French Press” levels up on everything that made “Talk Tight” such an immediate draw. Multi-tracked melodies which curl around one another, chargin ... read more »

Talk Tight
Price: $14.00
Artist: Rolling Blackouts C.F.
Description:

“Talk Tight” is Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever's first release, originally released in March of 2016 on Ivy League Records in the band's home country of Austral ... read more »

Shadowlands
Price: $15.00
Artist: Romantica
Description:

In 2017, after an extended hiatus, Romantica released their fourth and long-anticipated album, “ ... read more »

Vol. 1
Price: $10.00
Artist: Rooftop Screamers
Description:

Rooftop Screamers is the name of the studio project for Portland based, Throwback Suburbia drummer/songwriter Mike Collins.  The p ... read more »

Winning Star Champion
Price: $15.00
Artist: Ruler
Description:

Ruler's music - hook-heavy, assertive, and inspiring - is made for motion. It's a soundtrack for moving forward, for getting better, in terms of both heal ... read more »

Shindig! Magazine - Issue #82
Price: $13.00
Artist: Shindig! Magazine - Issue #82
Description:

DUE EARLY AUGUST – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  Cover stars are The Small Faces:RELEASED ON AUGUST 31 2018.  TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY, ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY NO ... read more »

Sincerely_S_Love_x
Price: $20.00
Artist: Simon Love
Description:

Simon Love, the wry brain-trust behind '60s-inspired Welsh indie pop outfit read more »

Right As Rain EP
Price: $6.00
Artist: Smash Palace
Description: Smash Palace delivers the perfect soundtrack for the spring of 2018. The five rock n roll tracks represent the signature Butler brothers sound – 60’s jan ... read more »

Four
Price: $12.00
Artist: Starbelly
Description:

JUST ARRIVED!!  They’re baaack!  Armed with lots of jangly guitars, harm ... read more »

Crowley and Me
Price: $13.00
Artist: Star Sponge Vision
Description:

PRETTY THINGS ALERT!!  UK popster Paul Ryan (a/k/a SUPER 8) is back with his second full-length release of 2018!  “Like ‘T-T-T-Technicolour Melo ... read more »

Don’t Be Mad At Me
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Davenports
Description:

Spearheaded by Scott Klass - and rounded out by "a rotating posse of pals" – The Davenports have been going strong for nearly 20 years .read more »

Forever (1977-2017)
Price: $20.00
Artist: The Flashcubes
Description:

Between 1977-1980 Gary Frenay, Arty Lenin, Tommy Allen and Paul Armstrong did their "Hamburg Years" alongside the big guys (The Jam, Ramones, Police, Joe Jackson, The Romantics) playing the smaller clubs like The Rat, M ... read more »

The Record Collector
Price: $17.00
Artist: The Foreign Films
Description:

WOW!!  Previously only available as ... read more »

Ten & 2
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Great Affairs
Description:

After nearly a decade of toiling away at things DIY-style, The Great Affairs finally have gone and signed with a label (Kivel Records) for the The long-awaited follow-up to 2007's fantastic "Gallimaufry," “Torch Songs for Swingers” is a continuation of the impeccable song craft and eclectic instrumentation they’re known for, but with some unexpected twist ... read more »

Back Roads and Abandoned Motels
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Jayhawks
Description:

Gary Louris didn’t spend much time composing songs for the Jayhawks’ newest album. That’s because he had already co-written most of them.  On the intriguingly titled “ ... read more »

In The Lover's Corner
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Love-Birds
Description:

The full-length debut by San Francisco’s The Love-Birds got some major assists from some familiar names!  Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake did the m ... read more »

The Orange Plane
Price: $17.00
Artist: The Mads
Description:

Formed in Milan in 1979 and active until 1983, The Mads became true underground legends on the Italian Mod scene - the recordings of that era remained unreleased until last year, when they were f ... read more »

Chorus
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Mother Hips
Description:

Celebrating 25 years together, and the release of this, their 10th studio album, “Chorus” finds The Mother Hips still fully ablaze, the ragged melodies and determined stride s ... read more »

The 10th Century
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Mourning After
Description:

ATTENTION FANS OF THE PRISONERS!!  On this, their third full length, 2018 is a milestone year for The Posies, who began their career exactly 30 years prior by releasing a home-recorded cassette called "Failure”.  It became an instant favorite around the Northwest, ea ... read more »

Mondo Deco + bonus tracks
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Quick
Description:

The Quick (Danny Wilde, later one half of the Rembrandts was their frontman) were the crucial link between the glam and punk eras in Los Angeles. Like The Runaways, they w ... read more »

Another Round (acoustic songs, covers, and b-sides)
Price: $11.00
Artist: The Right Here
Description:

Straight out of (one of) those beloved Twin Cities, The Right Here has been doling out their rowdy brand of rock’n’roll since 2010. read more »

Trip Through The Garden: The Rose Garden Collection
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Rose Garden
Description:

RELEASED ON 6/15 - ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  In December 1967, Los Angeles folk-rock quintet The Rose Ga ... read more »

Alive In '65!
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Shadows Of Knight
Description:

UNHEARD LIVE GRIT FROM THE EARLY SHADOWS OF KNIGHT!  Step back while BeatRocket Records loudly 'n proudly chronicles the mighty Shadows' pre-Dunwich days wi ... read more »

Someplace Better
Price: $19.00
Artist: The Sick Rose
Description:

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Past and Present
Price: $10.00
Artist: The Spindles
Description:

Inspired by Chicago power poppers and British Invasion bands, The Spindlesread more »

Maybe
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Stan Laurels
Description:

Previously only available on vinyl and as a download, the third full-length studio album by The Stan Laurels also makes its CD debut on the Kool Kat label.  It contains songs ... read more »

"Billi & Theodore" Soundtrack
Price: $12.00
Artist: The Stan Laurels
Description:

Released in 2013 as a download-only, the second full-length studio album The Stan Laurels makes its CD debut on the Kool Kat label, containing score and songs featured in the independent motion picture “read more »

Death Of The Sun
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Stan Laurels
Description:

The 2009 debut full-length by John Lathrop as The Stan Laurels. Being a full-blown concept album, it is a psychedelic pop/rock/prog debut of epic proportions. The concept? Boy meets girl, boy gets abducted by alien ... read more »

The Two Sided Face
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Supahip
Description: "The Two Sided Face" was 12 years in the making, and is the follow up to 2007's "Seize The World".  It sees Sydney based men of the world Mark Moldre and Michael Carpenter continue to dive into their in ... read more »

A View From Above
Price: $10.00
Artist: The Well Wishers
Description:

"It took 15 years and 9 albums ... read more »

Songs Of Movement
Price: $11.00
Artist: Tom Curless
Description:

After all these years, and seven releases as Your Gracious Host, the man behind Your Gracious Host has stepped forward and unleashed his first solo outing!  read more »

Kill The Lights
Price: $12.00
Artist: Tony Molina
Description:

RELEASED 7/27 – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  Tony Molina has been following a fascinating trajectory on his recent string of releases.read more »

Ugly Things Magazine – Issue #48
Price: $10.00
Artist: Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #48
Description:

DUE EARLY AUGUST – ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!!  In this issue (and on the cover), cool and colossal cover stories on West Coast psychedelic garage monsters The O ... read more »

Planet Beat From The Shel Talmy Vaults
Price: $16.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Big Beat Records continues to plunder the recently accessed, and one of the most worthy vaults known to UK 1960s rock history: the archives of producer Sh ... read more »

Reach The Top! (Rare Gems From The Tony Macaulay Songbook 1965-1974)
Price: $15.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

Teensville Records continues its string of high quality POP releases withRELEASED ON AUGUST 31, 2018.  TO GUARANTEE DELIVERY, ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY NO ... read more »

Quatro (Deluxe Edition)
Price: $8.00
Artist: William Duke
Description:

Celebrating the melodic drive of the Jayhawks, the jangle of Big Star, and the dedication to structure and harmony of the Beach Boys, William Duke continues his journey through psychedelic Americana on his ... read more »

Zeenith
Price: $15.00
Artist: Zuider Zee
Description:

An early/mid-1970s group that sound like a hybrid between T-Rex and Big Star, might sound like a band that should be universally adored but Memphis' Zuider Zee have remain ... read more »