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Artist: BACHMAN, DANIEL
Title: Oh Be Joyful
Format: LP
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"This is the second full length LP by steel string guitarist Daniel Bachman (who formerly recorded and performed as Sacred Harp). Though young in years, he plays with a technical facility and emotional depth equal to that of the greatest fingerstylists. His discography is already full of strong releases, but this new recording is the first Ive heard to fully capture the intimate beauty that many have witnessed in his live acoustic performances across the country. Authenticity has been a issue that has plagued folk music for much of the 20th century and these days anyone can pick up a style that was previously known only to a few mountainfolk. While Bachmans playing is surely reminiscent of the spiritual searching sound of Robbie Basho, and indeed the spectre of Fahey looms large, he is no Johnny-come-lately. The distinct sound you will hear on this record is inspired by the traditions and lore unique to Fredericksberg, Virginia, also the hometown of Jack Rose (may God watch over his soul). Limited edition one time pressing of 500 copies." -One Kind Favor.
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Artist: BRUYNINCKX, JOERI
Title: I Bake Your Pardon? I Never Promised You an Avant-Garden
Format: Book
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
64 pages. "One Kind Favors first foray into printed matter, a handsome chapbook of interviews conducted by Joeri Bruyninckx entitled I Bake Your Pardon? I Never Promised You an Avant-Garden. Subjects include: Richard Youngs, Matthew Bower (Skullflower), Bill Orcutt (Harry Pussy), Id M Theft Able, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Mad Nanna, Cave Bears, Spencer Clark (The Skaters), Kevin Drumm, El-G, Billy Bao, Leyland Kirby (V/Vm), Mama Bar, Paul Labrecque (Sunburned Hand of the Man), and others. All of the artists are in a class of their own and the interviews are very thoughtful and revealing. Very excited about this one as some of these have only been published in translation, and never in their original English form. Bruyninckxs work has appeared in Foxy Digitalis, Ruis Magazine, and other respected publications around the world. Cover art by Malcy Duff." - One Kind Favor.

Artist: HIGNEY, KENNETH
Title: Attic Demonstration
Format: LP
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $19.00
"Often considered the Holy Grail of "real people" records, Kenneth Higneys "Attic Demonstration" was never actually intended to be an official release. It was recorded in New York City by Higney and his accompanist Gordon Gaines (R.I.P.) as a vehicle with which to sell Higneys songs to other artists and was only pressed to vinyl in 1976 when he grew tired of duplicating cassette tapes. Apparently the Jandekian dissonance of the "A. Demo." sound was an unintended by-product of the one take demo sessions. Be that as it may, "Attic Demonstration" is a strange sonic world all of its own. It is neither too weird to be unappealing to "regular" music listeners nor is it one of those "discoveries" that leaves you wondering what all the hype was about. Acoustic guitar ballads of nearly atonal desolation mix readily with rock n roll numbers featuring hiccuping drums and alien sounding electric guitar. Hingeys vocals are by turns sneering and mournful as he sings about lost love and the desire for fame all filtered through his uniquely bent worldview. Although a few ads were placed for the record in The Village Voice and The Aquarian, the fame that Higney sought eluded him (a semi-positive review in Trouser Press notwithstanding). That is, until the album was discovered and distributed by record dealer Paul Major. "Attic Demonstration" has been featured in the Acid Archives and copies of the original LP have soared in price over the years, but you no longer have to pay $100, $200 or even $300 to obtain a copy of this monumental album on vinyl. One Kind Favor and Kenneth Higney have teamed up to bring you an official reissue of "Attic Demonstration" remastered and with all the original artwork." - One Kind Favor.
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Artist: HIGNEY, KENNETH
Title: Attic Demonstration
Format: LP + 7"
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"Last copies of this 2012 reissue with a bonus 7" ("Funky Kinky" b/w "I Wanna Be The King"). "Often considered the Holy Grail of real people records, Kenneth Higneys Attic Demonstration was never actually intended to be an official release. It was recorded in New York City by Higney and his accompanist Gordon Gaines (R.I.P.) as a vehicle with which to sell Higneys songs to other artists and was only pressed to vinyl in 1976 when he grew tired of duplicating cassette tapes. Apparently the Jandekian dissonance of the A. Demo. sound was an unintended by-product of the one take demo sessions. Be that as it may, Attic Demonstration is a strange sonic world all of its own. It is neither too weird to be unappealing to regular music listeners nor is it one of those discoveries that leaves you wondering what all the hype was about. Acoustic guitar ballads of nearly atonal desolation mix readily with rock n roll numbers featuring hiccuping drums and alien sounding electric guitar. Higneys vocals are by turns sneering and mournful as he sings about lost love and the desire for fame all filtered through his uniquely bent worldview. Although a few ads were placed for the record in The Village Voice and The Aquarian, the fame that Higney sought eluded him (a semi-positive review in Trouser Press notwithstanding). That is, until the album was discovered and distributed by record dealer Paul Major. Attic Demonstration has been featured in the Acid Archives and copies of the original LP have soared in price over the years, but you no longer have to pay $100, $200 or even $300 to obtain a copy of this monumental album on vinyl. One Kind Favor and Kenneth Higney have teamed up to bring you an official reissue of Attic Demonstration remastered, with all the original artwork and with liner notes by the artist." - One Kind Favor.

Artist: HIGNEY, KENNETH
Title: Funky Kinky/I Wanna Be King
Format: 7"
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"Official reissue of Kenneth Higneys 1980 private press 45rpm single. Compared to "Attic Demonstration," the recordings are much more polished. Synthesizers and "pop sensibility" have found their way into Higneys music, and the more I listen to it, Im convinced this could have somehow taken the world by storm in some sort of post-No Wave context. Dont get me wrong, this is still incredibly strange stuff, with Higney triple tracking his vocals in different registers. "Funky Kinky" is an especially unique come-on to a lady and "I Wanna Be The King" is an "ode or tribute, whatever youd like to call it, to the NYC punk scene of Maxs Kansas City and CBGBs in general and Johnny Thunders (the "King") in particular," according to the artist. "I wanna be the king, I wanna play guitar. I hate the sissy music of John Den-var." Higney goes on to say:
In June of 1980 Kebrutney released a seven inch single of "I Wanna Be The King" b/w/ "Funky Kinky." This was my shot at being a performing writer and these were my first recordings done with the intent of being released to the general public. They were not demos. My thinking was to release a "double A side," which was reflected by the catalog numbers on the label: "KBH-516RAS" for "I Wanna Be The King" was the rock ("R") side and "KBH-516FAS" was the funk ("F") side. A monster record which drowned in the swamp after being chased by the villagers." -One Kind Favor.





Artist: MCINTYRE, MARK ALEXANDER
Title: Grapes
Format: LP
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $30.00
"The second LP by the mysterious Mark Alexander McIntyre. Dont let the floral artwork fool you, M.A.M.s Grapes is one of the bleakest records Ive ever heard and Im incredibly pleased to be hoisting this slab of depression upon you all. This is a very down-and-out album of original songs written from the point of view of man who seems to be close to the void, or perhaps already within its deathly grips, reaching out to us with his weary, wraith-like voice. The songs seem to be interconnected, with the same characters and themes appearing on multiple cuts. Some of the lyrics deal with pain and loss obliquely, while others confront the harshness of reality head on: stomach problems, factory work, cancer treatment. Most of the material is recorded onto a wavering and echo-rich tape machine with just acoustic guitar, but as the album progresses, electric instruments and a full band cut through the fog. Its truly a harrowing work." - One Kind Favor.
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Artist: SOUND CEREMONY
Title: Guitar Star
Format: LP
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"First time vinyl reissue of the Outsider, Real People, proto-punk fuzz of Ron Warren Gandertons debut under the Sound Ceremony name, Guitar Star, replete with more mellow modes than later offerings. During the late 1970s multi-instrumentalist Ganderton (guitar, harmonica, keyboards and piano) along with a rotating cast of accompanists (including future members of the Pretenders, late period progressive rockers Quasar, and Subway Sect) created a hard to narrowly define, small catalog of sounds praised by private-press hunters, esoteric appreciators and out of time searchers. Gandertons output holds echoes of monotone mavens like proto-punks Jonathan Richman and Lou Reed, similarities to cult-raved acts such as Armand Schaubroeck and Kenneth Higney, and carries a loose influence of the talking blues tradition while maintaining a uniqueness and singularity laced with 60s fuzz, primitive and skittering rhythms, and alternately confrontational and heart-on-sleeve topicality -- thusly eking out its own sonic territory with a population of one. To put it down succinctly, just like a period advertisement did, Ron Warren Ganderton is, One of rocks individuals. Insert with detailed liner notes from Jeremy Cargill (Ugly Things / Got Kinda Lost), plus rare photos." - One Kind Favor.

Artist: SOUND CEREMONY
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: One Kind Favor
Country: USA
Price: $17.00
"Canadian born guitarist and songwriter Ron Warren Ganderton self-released three LPs with his group Sound Ceremony while living in the United Kingdom during the 1970s and 80s. First came "Guitar Star" (1973), then "Sound Ceremony" (1979) and finally "Precious As England" (1981). Despite some modest distribution and frequent gigs, the band never seemed to really take off and Ganderton eventually returned to his native Vancouver (where he still resides), leaving hundreds of unsold records in the attic of his house. While these copies seem to have been lost to the ravages of time, One Kind Favor will now reissue the second Sound Ceremony LP. All of the groups efforts are undeniably unique, but "Sound Ceremony" (1979) is the true brain-damaged winner of the bunch. The record surely fits somewhere into the UK punk explosion of the day, but its also looks back to the mid-sixties rock that Ron cut his teeth on and ahead to some sort of maniac future form of entertainment that perhaps has not been invented yet. Gandertons truly "out of it" stream of consciousness lyrics show a clear lack of self-censorship and thats really one of the albums strongest assets. He has created this character of himself as a huge rock star and a sex symbol, and who are we to deny his claims? This stuff is eerily convincing. Like Lou Reed, the mans ideas often cant be contained by something so limiting as the bar line. The band chugs along amiably as Gandertons vocals wander all over the place.  If youve never heard a singer do a count-off all the way up to seventeen, then now is your big chance!  Features what is perhaps the greatest anti-cigarette song of all time." - One Kind Favor.

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