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Running Through Chelsea
 
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Price: $15.00
Artist: Peter Daltrey & The Know Escape
 
 
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As one of Britain's finest songsmiths of the 60’s and 70’s, Peter Daltrey’s voice continues to convey magic and emotion with a luster of lysergic lyrical lacquer.  His brilliant 60's group Kaleidoscope were one of the great psychedelic groups to emerge from the U.K. during those heady days.  With infectious pop tunes laced with folk-rock jingle-jangle goodness and lyrics that set them apart from many of their contemporaries, Kaleidoscope were vital as was too their more progressive folk early 70’s incarnation as Fairfield Parlour.  The band has often been spoken about with the same reverence reserved for Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett era, despite their lack of mainstream success. This is a 50-50 collaboration with Mark Mortimer, formerly of DC Fontana and The Sorrows, who has always been a fan of Peter's work.  The record is more sonic expressionism from the two musicians; the songs are "psychedelic" in a sense without ever falling into the trap of being shoddy xeroxes of past glories. This is modern, forward-looking music with a lot of techniques and textures. The album is produced by longtime Julian Cope producer Donald Ross Skinner in London and Rick Reil (Grip Weeds) in New York.  “This is a good example of how music can mesh together from different genres and different eras.  A truly original album full of brilliant songs, it is a crossroad of psychedelic, alternative, pop, rock and everything in between.  Daltrey shows off his ability to sing in many styles, from out and out rockers (‘Turn On Your Radio’) to gentle ballads (‘Time And Tide’).  He has a very distinct and rich voice – and is a joy to listen to.  There’s a lot of surprises and interesting tracks throughout the album.  ‘Hotel Juliet’ starts off like a Hammer Horror soundtrack and slowly moves into a psychedelic rock groove, while ‘Casablanca’ achieves a sound that countless 80’s bands tried to capture mixing psychedelic.  Then they move on to ‘Those Days’, the chorus grabs does not let go until the song is embedded in the brain – beautiful, full of hooks and wonderful harmonies. The title track is textbook psychedelic, complete with backward tapes.  Meanwhile ‘Houses And Rooms’ could be a great lost Beatles track.  The record sets a new standard for Daltrey.  It’s great to have him back.  This is not a retro or throwback album – it’s an album that may be ahead of its time.” – Spill Magazine.com  EXCELLENT!!


 
Live Antone’s Austin, TX
Price: $18.00
Artist: Billy Bremner's Rockfiles
Description:

Recorded during Billy’s 2022 US tour, “Live At Antone’s” was recorded on February 12 of that year.  The record features special guest Augie Meyers (Sir Douglas Quintet) on squeezebox and vocals.  Track listing:”Rockin’ Little Angel”, “Her Love Is So Fine”, “From Small Things (Big Things C ... read more »

Solomon's Tump
Price: $16.00
Artist: Blake
Description:

“I was dumped by my f ... read more »

PopCycle
Price: $15.00
Artist: Bruce Moody
Description:

Bruce Moody’s latest effort “read more »

Subject To Change
Price: $16.00
Artist: Bryan Estepa
Description:

Bryan Estepa is an Au ... read more »

The Prisoner Of Gamla Stan/Honeycomb Tearoom (2CD)
Price: $18.00
Artist: Cherry Fez
Description:

Cherry Fez is a celeb ... read more »

Hidden From The World
Price: $14.00
Artist: Dave Cope and the Sass
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  "Hidden From The World” is the sixth album by Philadelphia’s Dave Cope and the Sass.  The majority of the album was written and recorded between 2022 and 2023 with a few older tracks thrown in the mix.  It spans the genres of power pop, folk ... read more »

Get It Good
Price: $14.00
Artist: David Woodard
Description:

NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL - AVAILABLE MAY 3 - ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!  In 2022, David Woodard released his first full length CD, the critically acclaimed “Stupid Kid”, and is back with the terrific followup “Get It Good”.  He has become a consistent force in the indie power po ... read more »

What's For Breakfast?
Price: $15.00
Artist: Dent May
Description:

Every morning when Dent May wakes up, the first thing he says is, “What’s for breakfast?”  For the Los Angeles-based songwriter and pop auteur, this question is part inside joke with his girlfriend, part sitcom-style catchph ... read more »

Harm's Way
Price: $15.00
Artist: Ducks Ltd.
Description:

Back in 2021, the Tor ... read more »

It Means Nothing Now
Price: $12.00
Artist: Erik Voeks & The Ghosters
Description: Erik Voeks modestly describes himself as a “Kansas City based unskilled labor ... read more »

A New Tomorrow - The Glad & New Breed Recordings
Price: $16.00
Artist: Glad
Description:

In the mid 60’s, when ... read more »

Rain or Shine
Price: $14.00
Artist: Hanemoon
Description:

Hans Forster (Man Behind Tree, Seaside Stars, Sealevel) is based in Berlin, but for all we know, he may just as well be residing in Glasgow.  Under the alias Hanemoon, he crafts warm, strummy, and jangly power pop reminiscent of Glasgow icons Teenage Fanclub, and Scottish jangle-meisters Dropkick (big time!). &n ... read more »

Hey Panda
Price: $15.00
Artist: High Llamas
Description:

High Llamas present “Hey Pandaread more »

Dawn Of A New Error
Price: $15.00
Artist: James Mastro
Description:

Guitarist, multi-inst ... read more »

Byronesque
Price: $14.00
Artist: Janne Borgh Fanclub
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!  “Byronesque” is Janne Borgh’s second solo release on the Kool kat label, and followup to 2023’s critically-acclaimed “Fanclub”.  He was raised on poetry and power chords, harmony ... read more »

Footprints
Price: $15.00
Artist: Jeremy
Description:

The ever-prolific Jeremy Morris is back with yet another collaboration with Ken Stringfellow of the Posies!  read more »

Sing
Price: $15.00
Artist: John Bromney
Description:

John Bromley's sole album, 1969's "Sing", remains a cherished chapter in the British popsike narrative, five decades on.  Think Like A Key Records’ 25 track reissue, including a cache of bonus tracks - assoc ... read more »

Jonny Drucker/Sonny Unlimited
Price: $11.00
Artist: Jonny Drucker
Description:

Earlier this year we featured a 2021 release by Philadelphia band Mickey Cake.  Jonny Drucker is the principle singer/songwriter of the band.  In 2016, prior to forming Mickey Cake, he released his self-titled solo EP ... read more »

Natural Magick
Price: $15.00
Artist: Kula Shaker
Description:

“Natural Magick” finds Kula Shaker harnessing the power to cast their most potent spell yet, incorporating blazing psychedelic sermons, raga rave-ups, stardust-coated pop pearls and mood-enhancing mantras.  They reformed pe ... read more »

No Fun - No Sun
Price: $16.00
Artist: Lancashire Bombers
Description:

Lancashire Bombers are a group of like-minded musicians, who have all individually travelled a long musical path, fusing Rhythm & Beat with Power Pop, and beyond, making two to three minute pounders.  With Brett Bol ... read more »

Liam Gallagher John Squire
Price: $15.00
Artist: Liam Gallagher John Squire
Description:

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Co-Writes
Price: $12.00
Artist: Marc Jonson & David Grahame
Description:

Between 1990 and 2005, poppers Marc Jonson and David Grahame traversed to each other’s coasts to collaborate on the batch of outstanding songs presented here.  And, who better than Marc Jonson to detail the tracks?  “’ ... read more »

Basement Sparks
Price: $14.00
Artist: Marc Valentine
Description:

Following his acclaimed debut “Future Obscure”, which garnered fervent praise in 2022, Marc Valentine returns with his Wicked Cool Records label debut “Basement Sparks”, a sonic palette that melds Springsteen's anthemic fervor, W ... read more »

Machines Can't Hear You
Price: $18.00
Artist: Mark & The Clouds
Description:

This is the fourth album from this UK-based pop psych outfit.  “A Marco Magnani album is always something to look forward to and the new Mark & The Clouds album doesn't disappoint.  The man will always be a master at psych pop, but just as ... read more »

The Flip Side
Price: $10.00
Artist: Monogroove
Description:

Their most recent re ... read more »

Into The Sun
Price: $10.00
Artist: Monogroove
Description:

Their release from 2021.  “On ‘Into The Sun’, Monogroove delivers another must-listen record, featuring an eclectic mix of pop, rock, psychedelia, punk, folk, and even girl group inspired songs, which are st ... read more »

There's Something Here
Price: $10.00
Artist: Monogroove
Description:

Their release from 2020.  “The music on ‘There’s Something Here’ has a timeless feeling ... read more »

Echoes In The Glass
Price: $10.00
Artist: Monogroove
Description:

Led by vocalist/guitarist Rin Lennon, Monogroove is a retro power pop group from Crescent City, CA. that have been around for over 20 years!read more »

American Primitive
Price: $15.00
Artist: Old 97's
Description:

The 13th studio album ... read more »

Tell Yourself It’s Pretty
Price: $14.00
Artist: On The Runway
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!  On their 2021 debut EP, “All We Have is Ourselves”, On the Runway reveled in the bright jangle of Memphis power-pop.  Dave Norris, former lead singer and songwriter for 90’s/00’s p ... read more »

Who Will You Believe
Price: $16.00
Artist: Pernice Brothers
Description:

Joe Pernice has been ... read more »

Gwent Gardens
Price: $16.00
Artist: Pete Ham
Description:

Pete Ham is best known as the founding member of Badfinger, the first act signed to The Beatles' new label, Apple Records, back in 1968. Pete's classic songs include “Day After Day”, “Baby Blue”, “No Matter What” and the all-time ... read more »

The Leopard And The Lamb
Price: $15.00
Artist: Peter Daltrey
Description:

Beloved 60’s psychede ... read more »

Holly Would
Price: $16.00
Artist: Phil Thornalley
Description:

Phil provides some insight regarding his latest effort “On ‘Swamp’, my first album as a solo artist in the 80’s, I wasted my time and talent trying to fi ... read more »

Pushbutton Romance/Shiftingears 2fer
Price: $20.00
Artist: Rich Arithmetic
Description: Get both of Rich's Kool Kat releases at a special 2fer price! ... read more »

Yes It Is
Price: $15.00
Artist: Rockin' Horse
Description:

5/3 RELEASE DATE.  Rockin' Horse's “Yes It Is” is a 1971 Merseybeat gem that’s been rightfully celebrated as an early power pop classic.  This expanded reissue, containing 3 b ... read more »

Escape Scenes
Price: $11.00
Artist: Sea Dramas
Description:

Back with his first new music in nearly four years, Scott Pettersen’s Sea Dramas solo recording project returns with the sophomore “Escape Scenes” album.  Recorded during the lockout 2020–2021 period ... read more »

Shindig! Magazine - Issue #150
Price: $13.00
Artist: Shindig! Magazine - Issue #150
Description:

The Animals are the cover stars: How the R&B tough guys embraced Brill Building songs, acid and fuzz guitar – until it all got too much.  Features on The Lemon Twigs, The Black Crowes, Kelly Finnigan, Record Store D ... read more »

World Of Sound
Price: $15.00
Artist: Slumberjet
Description:

It took a ... read more »

Slumberjet
Price: $15.00
Artist: Slumberjet
Description:

Their 2010 debut!  Slumberjet are a Dublin based power pop trio led by Barry O'Brien.  This little known Irish band is a terrific find for lovers of Jason Falkner, Pugwash and XTC. For several years preceding this ... read more »

Tremble
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Asteroid No. 4
Description:

The Asteroid No.4 is ... read more »

Beyond Science
Price: $13.00
Artist: The Blusterfields
Description:

The Blusterfields crank out songs.  The songwriting duo of Mike Nicholson and Todd Jones-Jones have churned out nearly fifty songs since they formed the band in the summer of 2021.  Their first full length “The ... read more »

The Best Of The Cruzados
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Cruzados
Description:

The Cruzados were formed in 1983 in Los Angeles by the members of The Plugz, featuring members Tito Larriva, Tony Marsico, Steven Hufsteter and Chalo Quintana.   The band's self-titled debut album was released in 1985 o ... read more »

Please Stay (2CD)
Price: $20.00
Artist: The Cryin' Shames
Description:

The latest release from Joe Meek's legendary “Tea Chest Tapes”.  Liverpool beat band The Cryin' Shames left behind a slim legacy of just two s ... read more »

Little Miss Lost
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Cynz
Description:

“Little Miss Lost” is the debut album by The Cynz.  A full throttle rock band, formed around the songwriting talents of Cyndi Dawson and Henry Seiz, this might just be their strongest material ever.  They “really sunk t ... read more »

Revival
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Cyrkle
Description:

“Revival” is the first album from '60s hitmakers and Sunshine Pop legends The Cyrkle in over 50 years, and features 13 new tracks in the band's classic style from the 21st Century lineup of the band, anchored by o ... read more »

Thrift Pop
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Dumbanimals
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!  The CD debut of a previously download-only release from 2023!  Vermont-based small group of self-proclaimed “miscreants, madmen, and misanthropes” The Dumbanimals are dee ... read more »

You, Me and Reality
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Galileo 7
Description:

"You, Me and Reality” is the newie from Medway garage-psych outfit led by Allan Crockford.  Since the early 80’s, Allan has been a major figure in Medway's garage rock scene, including playing for The Prisoners, Billy ... read more »

Native Sons (Expanded Edition) (3CD)
Price: $32.00
Artist: The Long Ryders
Description:

A 3CD/Expanded edition of The Long Ryders' 1984 debut album, now featuring demos and live recordings from the era.  Musically, the album fuses 60’s style garage rock and folk rock with country rock. Rolling S ... read more »

The Rationals (Deluxe Edition)
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Rationals
Description:

Brand new Deluxe Edition reissue of the 1969 cult classic from this Ann Arbor Michigan R&B-influenced rock g ... read more »

THANK YOU!
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Real Numbers
Description:

NEW RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL - AVAILABLE APRIL 26 - ACCEPTING ORDERS NOW!  Eight years in the making, San Francisco’s The Real Numbers’ 4th release “THANK YOU!” almost wasn't.  After a 2015 EP entitle ... read more »

Unwishing Well
Price: $14.00
Artist: The Reds, Pinks & Purples
Description:

Crystalizing the trag ... read more »

Fairweather Friend
Price: $15.00
Artist: The Umbrellas
Description:

The Umbrellas’ debut ... read more »

Live At Tom's Volume One
Price: $16.00
Artist: The Vapour Trails
Description:

LIMITED STOCK!!  Recorded at Captain Tom’s in Aberdeen, Scotland in November of 2023, “Live At Tom’s Volume One” is an 11-song,  full band outing.  Along with band leader Kevin Robertson and his son Scott on ... read more »

Explosive Hits Vol. 1
Price: $16.00
Artist: Trans-Canada Highwaymen
Description:

Trans-Canada Highwaymenread more »

Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #65
Price: $12.00
Artist: Ugly Things Magazine - Issue #65
Description:

The top cover story this issue - the Futuristic Sounds of the Yardbirds: Peter Stanfield explores their change of direction in 1965, their rivalry with The Who and ... read more »

Sensationalize (2CD)
Price: $24.00
Artist: Used
Description:

The German gu ... read more »

New Guitars In Town: Power Pop 1978-1982 (3CD)
Price: $33.00
Artist: Various Artists
Description:

LIMITED STOCK!!   Wow!!  A brilliant 3CD/read more »

Out Of Reach
Price: $14.00
Artist: West Coast Music Club
Description:

“Out Of Reach”, the new album from West Coast Music Club, features 9 new songs of top tunery, heavily influenced by melodic guitar bands old and new…but with the distinctive WCMC fingerprint.  Drawing comparison to artists a ... read more »

#2 Record
Price: $14.00
Artist: Your Academy
Description:

RELEASE ON THE KOOL KAT LABEL!!  Your Academy, the self-declared resurrection of Memphis power pop, follow up their self-titled debut with the cheekily titled “#2 Record”, a not-so-subtle homage (they’re entitled, and totally legit!) to Memphis legends Big Star’ ... read more »