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Artist: GEORGE-EDWARDS GROUP
Title: Archives
Format: LP
Label: Galactic Zoo Disk/Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Drag City and Galactic Zoo Disks first turned the world on to The George-Edwards Group in 2009, with their never-exactly-released late 70s alien autumnal song-scape 38.38. Their music is singular and great, and like you, we assumed that was their one, definitive statement. Un-till...this new Archives release contains a treasure trove of bizarre riches spanning from the 38:38-era to what appears to be the mid-80s (well never know for sure -- and we dont have to, the stuff is sublimely wack in a manner that requires no further explanation). The music that makes Archives is a more rocking version of The George-Edwards sound. The tremulous, strangely timbered vocals are still their signature, but this time theyre atop a few highly compressed and fuzzed-out rock cuts, as well as several synthed-out dirges that would make Suicide, Bruce Haack or Cabaret Voltaire cock an ear (and make all these new coldwave bands blush to their shallow roots!). Also within are the murky analog keyboard bloops which all but define the GE sound, as well as ballads that make one wish there was an entirely different language to describe musical forms. Archives is the second miraculous LP from The George-Edwards Group archives that will keep your jaw agape for the rest of the year. What year? What year is it? Any year!" - Galactic Zoo DIsk/Drag City.

Artist: SPUR
Title: Spur of the Moments
Format: LP
Label: Galactic Zoo Disk/Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Doncha just hate it when a majorly-touted obscurity or major find fancy reissue finally makes it into your hands, and it turns out to be nothing but sub-Hendrix acid-rawk jams, tuneless loner plink, some horn-addled overblown studio pomp, or simply just obscure-for-a-very-good reason? Or worse yet, its an album youve already heard, but you buy it again for a bunch of bonus material, which is nothing but lame garage rock covers? Well folks, relax -- you are in no such danger with the major unveiling of the soon-to-be-seminal Belleville, Illinois outfit Spur. Little did we all know that still lurking in southern Illinois (near St. Louis actually), was one of the most amazing secret bands that couldve given any 60s Sunset Strip band a serious run for its money. Even more shocking was the amount of beyond-spectacular unreleased tracks lingering in their vaults...stuff that will truly spin heads around. So we cherry-picked only the best material from their insanely rare micropressed LP Spur of the Moments to make room for the plethora of new-found bounty. For 60s psych enthusiasts, or really just fans of anything essentially rock n roll, there is a grove of treasures on this lone LP (boy was it hard to edit it all down to 40 minutes). The earliest Spur days, back when they were known (or really unknown) as The Unknowns, finds them in absolutely heartbreaking folk-garage mode, recalling the best of the Blue Things, The Choir, Beau Brummels or even ye olden Beatles. They evolved quickly into full-tilt west coast-style psychedelia, pouring on the fuzz with a laid-back tunefulness that certainly gives outfits like Quicksilver Messenger Service, Relatively Clean Rivers and Thee Dead some competition (indeed Spur opened for Jerry n crew in the day -- as well as Cream!). By the 70s Spur had expanded even further, at last answering the age-old question, What if Buffalo Springfield had hung in there and totally kicked ass by 1971? Gorgeous harmonies soaring above utterly driving guitars, amid heady studio trickery paints a picture not unlike the sainted pop of your Big Stars or Badfingers. So yeah, if youre a fan of bands that seemlessly and viscerally integrated country, rock, psychedelia, folk and really everything grand in R n R, a la the Byrds, Moby Grape or even the Flying Burrito Brothers, prepare to have your doors blown off by a band that will soon be regarded as esteemed contemporaries of all of them." -Galactic Zoo Disk/Drag City
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Artist: TREVOR, RYAN
Title: Introducing: Ryan Trevor
Format: LP
Label: Galactic Zoo Disk/Drag City
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Wow...we cant seem to figure out the true story of Ryan Trevor - were not sure he even knows it! Is he an industry guy who pitched songs to Barry Manilow, wrote songs for Sesame Street, and roadied for infamous germaphobe Robin Trower? Is he a sensitive loner-folker who lived in England and all over the globe? Is he an ex-60s Indiana garage band kid who rocked in The Blue Glue? Or did he simply replace his friend Paul McCartney when he died in 1968? It just might be all of the above, though working closely with Trevor (well, as closely as we can get to New Zealand -- its about eight thousand miles away) has shed remarkably little light on the man - even his exhaustive autobiography ends in the early 70s, just before he started recording music! The usually in-depth Acid Archives has a mere one sentence listed about the man. Is this a conspiracy? What we do know is that he produced one incredibly rare and homespun pop LP in 1977, Introducing: Ryan Trevor. It may have been merely a demo for a never-materialized Warner Brothers album (though we question the veracity of this claim), or a definitive concept album statement (are there any non-concept albums that begin with an Overture)...but well let the music speak for itself. A privately-pressed bit of psych-pop perfection, Introducing: Ryan Trevor at last answers the question on ALL of our minds: What if R. Stevie Moore and Emitt Rhodes recorded an album with Joe Meeks ghost in the late 70s? Whatever the case, what you have in your hands is a near-exact repro of an insanely catchy song cycle of Macca-melodies, subverted by copious amounts of phase, fuzz, and a bedroom production ambience that would certainly make Bob Pollard, Ariel Pink or The Godz jealous. Drag City/Galactic Zoo Disk is proud to get this incredible rarity back into circulation, where it can soon after be filed next to your Rundgren and Brian Wilson records in the loner genius section." -Galactic Zoo Disk.

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