Psych Records on a Shoestring

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We’re continuing our series of episodes of cheap quality records (an earlier episode can be found here). In this episode, we’re mainly focusing on psych 45s but we also included a few full length LPs, which all coast around $10 and are easy to find. As usual, the bulk of the artists are from the US but we also mix it up with some affordable Italian prog and Swedish progg. We hope that some of these record are new to you and something that you look for next time you're out digging.

Scorpion (American Recording Company, 1973)
-I’m Only Human
The Tow-Away Zone (Epic, 1968)
-Shabd*
Dennis Stoner-s/t (Vantage, 1971)
-Lost Along the Highway
Dalton, James and Sutton (RCA, 1972)
-Esatoria
Tritons (Barclay, 1973)
-Drifter
Thomas Wiehe-Drömskugga (Silence, 1974)
-Raga vid de relativas nollpunkt
Jordan (Golden Chariot, 1974)
-Do You Know What It’s Like

*We're discussing the meaning of the word "Shabd" during the episode but without reaching a conclusion. After a quick google we realized that "Shabd" means "word" or "sound" in Hindi.

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Not On Discogs

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For this episode we’ve put together a selection of lesser-known or possibly unknown (?) records. It’s a strange mix of strange music with all possible genres, including real people, lounge-psych, dreamy psych-pop, breezy soft-rock, folk and hard rock.

Dr. Fuzz (Flippist, 1977)
-I’ll Be There at the End of the World
Randy DeMoss and the Space City Group (Planet Records, ?)
-An Angel Blessed
Luellen Reese-s/t (Musican’s Co-op International, 1981)
-Silvery Waterfall
Duke (Joy Records, 1975)
-Runaway Girl
Charlie Bleak (Main One Records, 1973)
-Never You Mind
The Weirz-s/t (Parallel Records and Tapes, 1979)
-Hard Luck Story


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Guitar Wizards

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In this episode, we celebrate the guitar and highlight some of our favorite guitarists. It’s not only through epic guitar solos and technical skill that make you a great guitarist, instead it’s about creating a mood and a feeling through your instrument. The guitarists featured in this episode have that skill and they really can pull some spellbinding guitar wizard tricks out of their hats.  

John Berberian and the Rock East Ensemble – Middle-Eastern Rock (Verve Forecast, 1968)
-The Oud and the Fuzz
Myke Jackson – Alone (Yi-Yi Records, 1975)
-In Search of a Home
David Chalmers – Primevil Road (Same Old Label, 1976)
-Houston
Jeffery Liberman – s/t (Librah, 1976)
-Phenaphen #3
Steve Tibbetts – s/t (Frammis, 1977)
-The Secret
Bernie Schwartz –The Wheel (Coburt, 1970)
-Sunshine Woman