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Denis Wise - Wize Music
Denis Wise
Wize Music
LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Perhaps one of the most unique and unlikely exponents of the highly collectible genres of ambient electronics, experimental tape-music and PINA (Private Issue New Age) this English born Jamaican raised sound designer, artist and existentialist furrowed his own ublinkered path through lesser chartered electronic fields for many moons before eventually teaming up with Bill Laswell (with Material) and Daevid Allen in New York to bring self-taught synthesis to Gong during their most oblique periods. Creating two impossibly rare self pressed vinyl LPs of conceptual inner-visionary outer-galactic angular tonal-dronal alien-art soundscapes in the process, the man known under figure shifting guises such as Dennis Wise/Denis Weise/Dr. Wise etc, combined a culture of sound system circuitry and radiophonic trickery adding Tea-pot poetry and sci-fidelity future-folk to his magnetic mesh! Presented here as the first ever dedicated ize Music collection this record combines compositions spanning 1979-1984 in both a solo capacity as well as small-group projects featuring members of the Emerald Web band.Imagine a comic book where a Funkenstein monster called “Laraaji-Scratch Perry” invaded your record shelf while Komendarek and Holger Czukay kept lookout… Dr. Dennis might be the only one Wise enough to outsmart all of them with his powerful amorphous anaesthetic.
Gökcen Kaynatan - Gökcen Kaynatan
Gökcen Kaynatan
Gökcen Kaynatan
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
The missing component in the history of Turkish pop and one of the earliestexponents of Turkish electronic music alongside Ilhan Mimaroglu and Bülent Arel,Gökçen Kaynatan electrified the rock and roll scene of the late 50s/early 60s –sending teenagers wild with his custom built guitars and back lines – helpingcharge the climate for the birth of Anatolian rock. Then, from the sanctuary of hisprivate studio, he revolutionised the industry with his pioneering use of electronicswhilst hanging the sonic wallpaper in the living rooms of an entire generation oftelly addicts as in house composer of choice for Turkey’s first national televisionchannel TRT 1. Despite having a modest discography of only four 7” singles to hisname his influence is a major current that flows through over 50 years of Turkishpop culture.Compiled with unparalleled access to his private studio vault, Finders Keepersproudly presents the first-ever collection of Gökçen Kaynatan’s pioneeringearly electronic works. Featuring a selection of his experimental pop and rockrecordings dating from as early as the 1968 it features both of the highly soughtafter 1 Numara singles – including a never before heard extended version of Evren– as well as previously unheard archive material and songs recorded for andbroadcast exclusively on TRT 1 – most of them never to be repeated. In helpingGökçen end his self-imposed 44-year exile from the record industry we can nowshare with you the first of these important recordings from a genuine maverick whohelped shape the face of modern Turkish music, as well as shedding some light onthe rise of one of Anatolian rock and pops must fruitful and experimental periodsthat began with the arri
Suzanne Ciani - Buchla Concerts 1975
Suzanne Ciani
Buchla Concerts 1975
LP | 2016 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
20,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
The lost synth manifesto that could have changed the course of electronic music history by the first ladyof modular synth history, Suzanne Ciani.Finders Keepers invite you to witness the incredible first ever Buchla synthesiser concerts/demonstrationsproviding a distinctive feminine alternative to The Silver Apples Of The Moon if they had ever beenpresented in phonographic form. This is history in the remaking.This spring Finders Keepers Records are proud to release an archival project that not only redefines musicalhistory but boasts genuine claim to the overused buzzwords such as pioneering, maverick, experimental,groundbreaking and esoteric, while questioning social politics and the evolution of music technology aswe’ve come to understand it. To describe this records as a game-changer is an understatement. Thisrecord represents a musical revolution, a scientific benchmark and a trophy in the cabinet of counterculture creativity. This record is a triumphant yardstick in the synthesiser space race and the untold storyof the first woman on the proverbial moon. While pondering the early accolades of this record it’s dauntingto learn that this record was in fact not a record at all… It was a manifesto and a gateway to a new world,that somehow never quite opened. If the unfamiliar, modernistic, melodic, pulses, tones and harmonicsfound on this 1975 live presentation/grant application/educational demonstration had been placed in aphonographic context alongside the promoted work of Morton Subotnick, Walter Carlos or Tomita thenthe name Suzanne Ciani and her influence would have already radically changed the shape, sound andgender of our record collections. Hopefully there is still chance.
Andrzej Korzynski - Possession
Andrzej Korzynski
Possession
LP | 2012 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This is the first time any of this music has been released outside of the films original context!
Les Esclaves - Popera Cosmic
Les Esclaves
Popera Cosmic
LP | 1969 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
18,04 €* 18,99 € -5%
Release:1969 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
For the few people lucky enough to have heard the entire album in the fivedecades since its release, the mythical POPERA COSMIC LP is now consideredto be France’s first dedicated psychedelic album and the shrouded blueprint forthe hugely influential Gallic concept album phenomenon that followed – includingSERGE GAINSBOURG’s HISTOIRE DE MELODY NELSON and GÉRARDMANSET’s LA MORT D’ORION.Spearheaded by FRANÇOIS WERTHEIMER (songwriter for VANGELIS, BARBARAand BYG RECORDS), composed with future JODOROWSKY soundtrackerand genius all-rounder GUY SKORNIK, and based on an embryonic conceptco-conspired by a teenage JEAN-MICHEL JARRE, this instantly deleted 1969recording is a true essential for any outernationalradicalised record collection.With credentials that mark the birth of the cosmic funk (later disco) that helpedshape the influential sound of France today, this LP also includes the first pressedinstrumentals by members of SPACE ART, some of the best orch rock arrangementsby WILLIAM SHELLER (Lux Aeterna, Eriotissimo) and orchestrator PAUL PIOT(Jean Rollin), as well as sitar psych benchmarks courtesy of uber legend SERGEFRANKLIN – all pinned down by the rhythm section that would later be known toprog aficionados as ALICE.Subtitled LES ESCLAVES (The Slaves), this street theatre/rock opera (influencedby the work of Julien Beck’s Living Theatre) now celebrates its 50th birth-daystanding firmly as a sonic tome to the birth of the no-no era (that rebukedFrance’syé-yé” hamster wheel) leading directly to the thematic progressivenetwork of WAKHÉVITCH, MANSET and MAGMA while comprising an inter-Gallicintergalactic super group from the early annals of France’s pop psych revolution.Imagine a rock opera where the cast of MISTER FREEDOM perform CLASH OFTHE TITANS at the foot of THE HOLY MOUNTAIN – then pinch yourself...
V.A. - Thai? Dai!
V.A.
Thai? Dai!
LP | 2011 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2011 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
New 'Sounds Of Wonder' compendium featuring the heavier side of the Luk Thung underground from Thailand's finest dysfunctional outsiders. Proto-punk funk, warped cover version and jaw dropping jams that belie belief!
Suasan Christie - Paint A Lady
Suasan Christie
Paint A Lady
LP | 2006 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2006 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
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A mythical and misplaced masterpiece of lost soft rock and acidic folk funk by a one-hitwonderer lost in the wilderness for four decades. From the producer of Margo Guryan,writer behind Wool, Gerry Mulligan collaborator, Tarantino soundtracker and Wendy &Bonnie confidant, Paint A Lady now emerges from folkloric obscurity, to bring a wash of softpsychedelic colour to your vinyl collection and quench the repeat requests of a thirsty newfound audience waiting for the rain. Out of print for nearly 10 years, Paint A Lady has slowly become one of our mostrequested re-releases, and with this 2018 edition it is technically accurate to say that thispressing is the first-ever reissue of this elusive and essential LP.From the producer of Margo Guryan, writer behind Wool, Gerry Mulligan collaborator,Tarantino soundtracker and Wendy & Bonnie confidant, John Hill.Beautifullly remastered from the original source material and featuring both updated andthe original linernotes.
Guy Skornik - Tusk
Guy Skornik
Tusk
LP | 2019 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Electronic / Dance
From Guy Skornik, the composer and arranger behind Popera Cosmic and PourPauwels, comes the enigmatic instrumental cues for Alejandro Jodorowsky’srarest and most overlooked feature film, Tusk.Cherry-picked from pre-recorded synthesiser fuelled cosmic pop sessions bySkornik, these compositions provided Tusk with arabesque new age synthesisalongside full-blown ambitious electro rockAs part as Finders Keepers ongoing dedicated Jodorowsky soundtrack serieswe present the first ever release of the original film edits from the 1979 studio TRACKLIST sessions featuring Steve Hillage (Gong) and members of Cossi Anatz.
Emerald Web - The Stargate Tapes
Emerald Web
The Stargate Tapes
2LP | 2013 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
18,04 €* 18,99 € -5%
Release:2013 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Sharing social circles and spiritual ideologies with artists such as Iasos,Connie Demby and Deuter, whilst splitting label release schedules withLaraaji, Laurie Spiegel and Wendy Carlos, the unique Florida raised soul mateduo known as Emerald Web released their privately pressed debut LP at anaxis where post-prog rock met proto-new age and ambient electronic music.At the turn of the 1980s Bob Stohl and Kat Epple embarked on a ten-year spiritualjourney playing at planetariums and laser shows above the sameCalifornian silicon city that devised the early computer music software, unifyingtheir state of the art modular synth soundscapes and organic compositionsof flutes, bells and field recordings and furnishing a self-pressed cassettetapeography of inimitable Emerald Web music for their self-funded Stargatelabel. Having first communicated via the medium of music as flute players ata South Florida jam session the future space music luminaries would be instrumentalin assisting synthesiser companies via feedback and consultancy indeveloping instruments such as the Lyricon wind synth (favoured by SuzanneCiani and Bruno Spoerri) and various sponsored machines for Arp, Buchla,EML, Computone and Orchestron. Named after a laser show formation andcombining influences from science fiction films, fantasy novels and a broadmusical spectrum including Tangerine Dream, Vangelis, It's A Beautiful Dayand Goro Yamaguchi, Bob and Kat would balance day jobs as synth programmersas well as TV and film soundtrackers under the moniker BobKatProductions (counting microscope nature documentarian Carl Sagan amongsttheir clients) with evening synthesiser shows at galleries, spiritual centres andeven punk clubs. This compilation album comprises early tracks from EmeraldWeb’s debut vinyl release and the following four rare cassette only albums onStargate Records from 1979-1982 before the band recorded their bestselling(and Grammy nominated) albums for labels affiliated with Germany’s Kuckuckand Larry Fast before Bob Stohl’s sad and untimely death in 1989.Taken from original master tapes and recorded using revolutionary and prototypalmusic technology many of these tracks have never been on vinyl or CDuntil now. Finders Keepers are proud to have worked closely alongside KatEpple as part of an ongoing Emerald Web/BobKat archival project makingthese important early electronic/organic musical hybrids available for fans ofambient krautrock, electronic soundtracks, musique concrete,
Martin Hannett & Steve Hopkins - All Sorts Of Heroes
Martin Hannett & Steve Hopkins
All Sorts Of Heroes
7" | 2018 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
9,49 €* 9,99 € -5%
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
Recorded in 1976 by Invisible Girls’ Steve Hopkins and Martin Hannett for a trulybizarre stop-motion animation called All Sorts OF Heroes, this hard edged funkinstrumental theme reveals another side to this versatile production team joining thehidden dots between ESG, Gyro, A Certain Ratio and Afro Express.Like much of the lost and unreleased projects that stalled on the peripheries of earlyproto-Madchester, including the disco-pogo music of Spider King, Gerry And TheHolograms, The 48 Chairs, Naffi and The Mothmen, this record has been frozen intime waiting for the wider marathon of independent pop to catch up!Pressed here by Finders Keepers for the first time on vinyl.
Suzanne Ciani - Help, Help, The Globolinks
Suzanne Ciani
Help, Help, The Globolinks
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Previously unreleased music from one of the most important and influential composers inthe history of multi-disciplinary electronic music.Originally written and performed in 1968, and gaining worldwide acclaim throughout the1970s, Gian Carlo Menotti would update and revise his play for the turn of the 80s whichcalled for a new approach to the music and sound effects - Suzanne Ciani was the perfectcandidate as demonstrated with her other cosmic cinematic itches with android music forThe Stepford Wives and The Incredible Shrinking Woman.
Emma De Angelis - Emma De Angelis
Emma De Angelis
Emma De Angelis
7" | 2017 | EU | Original (Finders Keepers)
8,54 €* 8,99 € -5%
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
As one of the most enigmatic figures of the 1970s Italian soundtrack and library music network Emma De Angelis and her short recording career provides thirsty fans of speedball psychedelic rock and drum heavy instrumental funk with a tight discography rivalling many of the long-standing bastions of the otherwise male-orientated business.Born in Rocca di Papa, near Rome, into a flourishing musical environment, Emma was the younger sister of future award winning composers Guido and Maurizio De Angelis, a duo who, under names like Oliver Onions and Dream Bags, would write chart-topping lyrical theme tunes for a wide range of Italian crime, Giallo and Spaghetti Western films featured alongside full scores by Ennio Morricone and the Magnetic System composers (Bixio Frizzi Tempera).With encouragement from her brothers, Emma, who would also write music under the pseudonym of Juniper, would record a tight clutch of solo-penned material and seldom credited studio contributions to Guido And Maurizio’s film commissions, such as the score for Giuliano Carnimeo’s ‘Simone e Matteo: Un gioco da ragazzi’ (aka ‘Convoy Buddies’). While simultaneously pursuing a career as an illustrator and set designer the De Angelis family contacts would lead Emma to the offices of Romano Di Bari, whose up-and-coming Flirt label was finding success providing custom-built mood music for use in TV and film. Alongside important composers like Alessandro Alessandroni, Gerardo Iacoucci and A. R. Luciani, the young Emma Di Angelis would record a small number of tracks for a compilation called ‘Underground Mood’ (credited in the small print to E De Angelis - not to be confused with Italian singer Edoardo De Angelis). It is from this rare LP that the record you are now holding is compiled. Within the Flirt family of labels Emma De Angelis would also share schedules with other important female composers such as Daniela Casa and Giulia ‘Kema’ De Mutiis - both of whom have appeared on dedicated Finders Keepers releases.The tracks on this record provide us with a rare glimpse into Emma De Angelis’ short musical career before she became a full time visual artist. With an unknown personnel or studio date it is easy to speculate a potential family jam in Piero Umiliani’s Sound Workshop studio in 1972. One only has to take a listen to Guido And Maurizio’s instrumental theme ‘Gangster Story’ from Enzo G. Castellari’s 1973 thriller ‘High Crime’ (which later appeared on Tarantino’s ‘Death Proof’ soundtrack) or the trippy title theme to Paolo Poeti’s kinky 1976 drama Inhibition to spot the family resemblance.
Nahid Akhtar - I Am Black Beauty
Nahid Akhtar
I Am Black Beauty
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
“I am black beauty... love me!” A forthright enough request, one would think, from an artist whose music was indeed loved, revered and which played a hugely influential and omnipresent role in Lahore’s vibrant cinematic patchwork that covered the late 1970s and early 1980s. However, until now, it seems that this lost love letter to a potential global audience of millions of sonic suitors has been caught up in the pesky Pakistani postal system. Nahid Akhtar needs a connection.Don’t blame the Khyber Mail. In a neat and tidy career that spanned exactly ten years, Nahid Akhtar came, saw and conquered, then relatively disappeared without even thinking about buying the t-shirt. Disrobing the vibrant finery that interweaved textures of Ghazals, classical music, Punjabi folk songs and Qawwalis (not forgetting a wide range of progressive pop music penned for the Pakistani picture house) from which this records track list is lovingly gathered.It is virtually unfathomable that the multifarious music of Nahid Akhtar – combining textures, tempos, technologies, global in fences and multicultural languages (and all this within the opening seconds of a song!) – didn’t open the door to international stardom to match that of Asha Bhosle or Lata Mangeshkar from India. In the last few years the music of Lollywood’s golden era has enjoyed a marked resurgence amongst outernational music fans, with labels like Finders Keepers remastering and compiling the work of the Tafo Brothers and M. Ashraf for a global market with wide critical acclaim. Hopefully, with this collection as a sturdy stepping stone to a widely rewarding expanse of further listening, the music of Nahid Akhtar can find a place alongside your favourite international songbirds and her
Maria Teresa Luciani - Sounds Of The City (Suoni Di Una Citta)
Maria Teresa Luciani
Sounds Of The City (Suoni Di Una Citta)
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Welcome to the parallel musical universe of Miss Maria Teresa Luciani, a landscape of sonic architecture and theoretical composition constructed by a family of engineers that reinvented the wheel before the vehicle even began the journey. Imagine, if you will, the musical equivalent of Peter Cook’s Archigram group or the soundtrack to Charles and Ray Eames’ private sketchbooks, hinting at a new municipal, utopian metropolis just hours before the blueprints are suspiciously misplaced by the courier and mainstream pop building regulations piss on our asbestos bonfire. These 1972 constructions of progressive, cyclic, proto-industrial colour music were never intended for public habitation. These are the Sounds Of The City in a galaxy far, far beneath our radar and above your expectations that was never built. Pseudo-futurist pop music? Cubic folk? Tape-op-art? Sì, grazie!Before the needle hits the first groove, the story of Maria Teresa Luciani reads like an Alphaville caper full of foreign intrigue, low intensity identification fraud, secret codes, family bonds, mistrust and wanderlust... Naturally, you are holding a genuineFinders Keepers article. To say this rare Italian concept album is “unbelievable” is justified on multiple levels. This multi-storey storage facility of found sounds, radiophonic samples, tape loops, early electronic music experiments, mechanicalfolk, cinematic vision, sound design, educated music theory, political pop and high concept art-as-noise successfully layers more musical ideas within its unique structure than one would think possible for a solo artist within any musical genre.This is why Sounds Of The City presents us with a brand new genre defying compositional framework, pre-dating sampling culture, cut ‘n’ paste plunderism and industrial music in the process. Pre-digital, indefinable and genuinelyunbelievable. But who is Maria Teresa Luciani? On hearing this record respected collectors and enthusiasts have suggested “the female answer to Basil Kirchin,” or “the Italian Daphne Oram”. Both with justified cause. Mystery, myth, legend,teacher, artist, inventor, author, musician, psychologist, daughter, and (possibly most importantly) sister.
Alan Parker - OST One Summer
Alan Parker
OST One Summer
7" | 2016 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
12,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
Previously unreleased schizo post-punk/Moogy folk score to 1983 British TVScouse-ploitation drama One Summer (remember Billy and Icky?) from the vaultof Kate Bush, Serge Gainsbourg and David Bowie’s best-kept secret session manAlan Parker.From the one-man studio vault of the guitarist who adorned Histoire De MelodyNelson, The Kick Inside AND Diamond Dogs comes a post-punk, 80’s TV soundtrack that aims to restore the unforgettable names of Billy and Icky in your nostalgic consciousness while liberating lost music of a significant unsung UK composer.Bringing back fractured memories of Scouse teenage rebellion, sports casualweekend wear, chip shop violence and escape missions to the Welsh Valleys(where baby birds are fed Mars Bars and shoplifting is the local currency), the series One Summer made an indelible impression of gritty realism, tragic heartbreak and woeful hope in the hearts of a dumbstruck generation in 1983.Inducing abject fear in protective parents and a street smart swagger amongstclued-up youths, this adaptation of a coming of age pastoral thriller by a reluctant Willy Russell broke new boundaries pinpointing a cultural teenage void between post punk activism and the acid house years while arguably giving Thatcherite telly addicts a tiny kick up the arse.Scored by legendary KPM/De Wolfe library musician Alan Parker, a renownedsession player for Serge Gainsbourg, Kate Bush and Bowie (amongst many more)this score retains a genre defying personality, pinpointing the stylistic essence of the era while successfully switching from barren Rumble Fish funk, pastoral Moog noodlings, Pentangular folk, 80’s post-punk rhythms with hints of dubby melodica/ harmonica. Composed to cue for the short five-part series (that TV commissioners were too scared to revisit), Parkers bursts of self-propelled small screen scoring came in one to two minute spells allowing Finders Keepers to comfortably fit the entire soundtrack.
Bixio, Frizzi, Tempera - Magnetic Systems
Bixio, Frizzi, Tempera
Magnetic Systems
LP | 2016 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
20,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Film / TV
From the same vibrant cinematic landscape of 70s studio supergroups as Goblin, ThePawnshop, The Feedback and The Braen’s Machine comes The Magnetic System -the Italian incognito dream team comprised of Milano prog keyboardist Vince Temperaand Cinevox sibling Franco Bixio and launched the career of Video Nasty maestroFabio Frizzi. Bridging the void between Giallo jazz bass driven prog and the arrival ofhome studios and synthesisers, the omnipresent film music of The Magnetic Systemmarked a sea change in Italian genre film music, promoting melodic electronics to theforefront of Italian pop culture and pre-empting the first murmurs of Italo disco andsynth-pop. Sharing session musicians, studios and release schedules with many ofthe aforementioned luminaries, Bixio, Frizzi and Tempera’s magnetic powers continueto attract musicians and aficionados of discerning sight and sound.Masterminded in the mid-70s at the apex of Italian film music’s most exciting transitionalperiod, The Magnetic System was created to encapsulate the combined efforts of threeof the country’s most prolific and adventurous soundtrack composers in an attemptto retarget their lauded behind-the-scenes personas towards the Italian commercialinstrumental pop market. In the early 1970s with a climate that nurtured instrumentalrock such as the work of Franco Battiato, Sensation’s Fix and Le Orme, the soundtrackspecialist label Cinevox (founded by Cesare Andrea Bixio) identified opportunitieswithin their roster and pressed up a string of non-cinematic psychsploitation bandslike The Motowns and Cherry Five, finally finding chart success with the rebrandedwriting team known as Goblin. By 1977 the unison and group christening of FrancoBixio, Fabio Frizzi and Vincenzo Tempera aka The Magnetic System would join a list ofretitled outfits like The Pawnshop (featuring Allesandro Allesandroni, Giuliano Sorginiand Giulia De Mutiis), The Braen’s Machine (featuring Allesandroni and Rino De Filipi)and The Group (a drum-heavy version of Morricone’s Gruppo di Improvvisazione diNuova Consonanza), all of whom took brief hiatuses from their soundtrack and librarymusic day jobs to throw overqualified prog pop on the commercial craps table. Theunfortunate low demand for these ambitious unchartered excursions resulted in smallruns, which (with time as a healer) would cause future record collectors to salivate- the one and only 7” single by The Magnetic System being no exception to thisphenomenon. Also experimenting under further alter egos such as the Day-Glo Fruit OfThe Gum and the Spaghetti Western-cum-disco Benjamin Franklyn Band, the group’sthird moniker The Magnetic System specifically showcased the trio’s more aggressive,brooding and heavier sound in comparison to its sister groups. This compilation gathersa wider selection of the trio’s compositions that fall within the stylistic parameters ofThe Magnetic System’s creative blueprint; culling drum-heavy synthesised psychedelicsoundtracks with sympathetic leanings to the white funk/cosmic disco murmurings ofthe era
Masahiko Sato - OST Belladonna
Masahiko Sato
OST Belladonna
LP | 1975 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
20,99 €*
Release:1975 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Film / TV
An unholy grail of near mythical status finally joins the Finders Keepers Records discography in the form of this first-ever reissue of Masahiko Sato’s elusive sensual psychedelic free jazz score to the stunning Japanese witchcraft animation Belladonna Of Sadness (Kanashimi no Belladonna) directed by anime screenwriter Eiichi Yamamoto in 1973. asn early feature-length example of a micro-genre in which Japanese anime producers collaborated with the “pink” film genre.
Geoff Krozier & The Generator - Tranceformer
Geoff Krozier & The Generator
Tranceformer
2LP | 1981 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
21,99 €*
Release:1981 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Imagine a coven of Jodorowsky, Daevid Allen, Mr. Crowley, Rameses and Arthur Brownthen combine them into a one-man mutant magician and add the finest Australian synth duo since Cybotron. BEHOLD Geoff Krozier & The Generator.This faithful reproduction of one of Australias rarest synthy post-prog vinyl artefacts bequeths the only recorded fruits of the precious magick months before Geoff Krozier’s untimely death in 1981. Combining shamanic spoken word with nodding kosmische instrumentation this album is fuelled by ARP/Roland/ETI (Aussie synth) technology and leaves fans of synthetic soundtracks, electronic experimentalism and stubborn synth pop salivating for more (and more there is).Meet this Ex Kongress (NY punk band) collaborator, Sydney’s official 1980 Magician Of The Year and “the high priest of exorcism-rock” and watch him, and his trusty studio wizards, provide fans of Bruce Haack and Doris White with one of the most absurd electronic private press LPs to come from either end of the pointed planet. Welcome to the house of the sun.
Ilaiyaraaja - Solla Solla Volume 1 & 2
Ilaiyaraaja
Solla Solla Volume 1 & 2
2xLP | 2015 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
20,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ilaiyaraaja, Ilayaraja, Ilayaraaja, Isaignani, The Maestro… The undeniable prince of Kollywood cinema, India’s second largest film industry, Ilaiyaraaja is more than equal to his forward thinking contemporaries in Bollywood and Lollywood in both productivity and experimentation.However, once you have exhausted all possible leads using his various names (and the numerous misspellings) you’re faced with the unenviable task of sifting through a 34-year career spanning more than 900 film scores in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada in order to unearth some the heaviest dancefloor friendly electronic pop to ever emerge from Southern India.This not-so-modest collection of lesser-spotted electronic Tamil pop features many tracks previously unavailable away from their original rare as hen’s teeth vinyl pressings.Previously released in two separate volumes to mark the 10th birthday of Finders Keepers we’ve brought them both together in one package for the first time. Featuring tracks NOT available on the CD counterpart of the same name!
V.A. - Bollywood Bloodbath
Ami Shavit - In Alpha Mood
Ami Shavit
In Alpha Mood
LP | 1977 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:1977 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Part outsider electronic album; part physiological experiment; part work of art; this is not your average new age record. You won’t find any cosmic or spiritual connotations between the unsupposing and briefly annotated gatefold covers. This is an accidental new age record. It wasn’t designed to evoke images of far away landscapes or induce meditative states; rather it is the end result of a personally developed meditative technique called Alpha Mood. The brainchild of a reclusive Israeli multimedia artist with a fascination in philosophy, technology and sound by the name of Ami Shavit, In Alpha Mood is the result of a personal and artistic exploration to both overcome a personal trauma and push the boundaries of a fledgling physiological understanding whilst utilising the burgeoning domestic synthesizer technology of the late 60s and early 70s
Bruce Ditmas - Yellow Dust
Bruce Ditmas
Yellow Dust
LP | 2015 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
As an artist whose name has become mutually synonymous with the instrumenthe plays Bruce Ditmas is a very unique heavy musician from one of those specialtightknit communities that tried (and almost succeeded) to change the facade ofprogressive pop music and jazz via musical technology.Raised in Miami (an unknown incubator for future synthesists) Bruce carved theimage of a teen prodigy playing jazz drums at the most exclusive Miami Beachhotels. After being whisked off to New York by none other that July Garland hebecame immersed in free music, recording compositions by Annette Peacock andCarla Bley before setting up house with vocal artist Joan La Barbara (later Mrs.Morton Subotnick) in 1975, who, via her own label, encouraged Bruce to pursuehis very specific experiments in heavy electronic rhythms.This LP is compiled from the solo Moog Drum compositions from his only twoalbums both released in 1977 using a Mini-Moog (donated by Gil “Hendrix” Evans),an Arp 2600 and a wide range of treated percussive instruments that littered thisenfant terrible’s bedroom floor throughout the 1970s. A later pillar of the Enja andECM community, Bruces later work in TV, film, sound sculpture and free music stillrenders truly unique recording to this very day.Meet your new favourite drummer, and the best Moog Drum record in your wholecollection.
Emerald Web - Whispered Visions
Emerald Web
Whispered Visions
LP | 2014 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2014 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Finally committed to vinyl thirty years since its original cassette only release!
Suzanne Ciani - Lixiviation
Suzanne Ciani
Lixiviation
LP | 2012 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Pop
Finders Keepers Records are happy to announce a new creative archive based relationship with Suzanne Ciani, a very unique and celebrated experimental composer in her own right, who, as one of the very few female composers in the field (Save Chicago's Laurie Spiegel, Italy's Doris Norton, and a post-op Walter Wendy Carlos) turned a hugely significant wheel behind-the-screens of many early computerised music modules throughout the 1980s dating back to her formative years studying at Stanford's Artificial Intelligence Labs in the early 70s. Suzanne Ciani's detailed and academic approach to music and electronics coupled with an impeccable sense of timing and melody (and a good sense of humour) shines throughout this new collection of previously unreleased recordings.
Angelo Michajlov - Saxana - The Girl On A Broomstick
Angelo Michajlov
Saxana - The Girl On A Broomstick
CD | 2010 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
13,99 €*
Release:2010 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The previously unreleased spooked-out psychedelic-jazz score to 70s Czech's 'other' favourite teenage witch flick. Directed by Vacalav Vorlicek (3 Nuts For Cinderella/Who Killed Jessie?) from the studios that brought you 'Valerie and Her Week of Wonders', 'Daisies' and 'The Cremator.' Finders Keepers presents the entire studio sessions, plus psychedelic effects by Angelo Michajlov (Marta Kubisova's arranger) performed by the Karel Vlach Orchestra. Imagine Gary Bartz and Nucleaus meeting Swedish singer Doris at a Czech Pop Festival with the cast of H. R. Pufnstuff as the moody stage security!
V.A. - Pomegranates
V.A.
Pomegranates
2LP | 2010 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:2010 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Here are some of the finest Persian Pop songs ever recorded. Many are acknowledged classics within Iran and throughout the Iranian Diaspora. Some are obscure. This collection is a trove, ripe for discovery and rediscovery, worthy of inclusion in the canon of idiosyncratic musical gems from the global south.
Zdenek Liska - Ikarie Xb-1
Zdenek Liska
Ikarie Xb-1
LP | 2019 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
Preorder 22.02.2019
With this previously unreleased 1963 score for Jindlich Polák’s Ikarie XB-1,Finders Keepers present our third dedicated soundtrack by Zden k Liška. Beautifully remastered from the original tapes with the full cooperation of theNational Film Archive in the Czech Republic. In a climate where previously lesser-known off-kilter master composers suchas Vannier, Kirchin and Axelrod have become widely revered, it is perhaps theperfect time for discerning listeners to advance above the feeding trough andseek out this truly pioneering and revolutionary Eastern European composer.
Karel Goeyvaerts - Pour Que Les Fruits Mûrissent Cet Été / Op Acht Paarden Wedden
Karel Goeyvaerts
Pour Que Les Fruits Mûrissent Cet Été / Op Acht Paarden Wedden
LP | 2013 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €* 19,99 € -5%
Release:2013 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Karel Goeyvaerts was born in Antwerp in 1923.After having received a humanistic education in Antwerp, he took courses atthe Lemmens Institute in Malines. From 1943 until 1947 he studied at the RoyalFlemish Conservatoire of Antwerp. From 1947 until 1950 he studied compositionwith Darius Milhaud, music analysis with Olivier Messiaen and was in addition thepupil of Maurice Martenot at the “ConservatoireNational” in Paris. In 1949 he was awarded the 2nd Prize for Composition and theLili Boulanger Prize at the same Conservatoire. He obtained the Halphen Prize in1950.During the winter of 1950-51, he wrote the “Sonata for two pianos”. Because ofits decisive and total stylistic novelty he designated this work as “CompositionNo 1”, thus rejecting all his former work. With this sonata he created a structuralsynthesis of the dodecaphonic system of Anton Webern and the teachings ofOlivier Messiaen and laid the foundations for generalized “punctual” serialism. Hedemonstrated the application of this technique on the electronic medium in hiscompositions Nrs. 4, 5 and 7. During the period 1951-1956, he influenced directlythrough personal contact and intensive correspondence the musical creativity ofKarlheinz Stockhausen, whom he met during the summer-courses of 1951 inDarmstadt. In 1953, Goeyvaerts and Stockhausen produced the first electronicmusic in the studio of the NWDR in Cologne.In 1 970 th e BRT app oin ted h im as pr oducer at th e “Institute of Psychoacousticsand Electronic Music” (IPEM) in Ghent. Since 1974 he is in charge of the New Musicproductions for BRT-3 in Brussels. Karel Goeyvaerts received several awards,such as the Koopal Prize in 1967 and the Visser-Neerlandia Prize in 1969. Healso was given commissions by the BRT, the Festiv al o f Fland ers and the NOS(Nede r- lan ds e Omroepstichting). His works have been performed in severalEuropean countries, in Canada, the United States, Japan and at the festivals of the“International Society for Contemporary Music” (ISCM) Brussels 1950, Oslo 1953,Graz 1972 and Bonn 1977.
Lubos Fiser - OST Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders Green Sleeve Variation
Lubos Fiser
OST Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders Green Sleeve Variation
LP | 2006 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2006 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Film / TV
It has been exactly ten years since Finders Keepers Records first liberated Luboš Fišer’simmaculate soundtrack music for Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders (Valerie A TýdenDivu) from the vaults of the Barrandov Studio in Prague. As the inaugural release ofan ongoing discography of previously unreleased scores from the hugely creative “FilmMiracle” that occurred during and after the Czech New Wave (CNW), this score will alwaysretain a special place in the heart of the label as well as our listeners who consistentlyrequest an updated repress of this significant vinyl milestone. Having grown in statusfrom an obscure and misunderstood socialist-era art house oddity, via the hands ofrisqué foreign fluff merchants, to finally find its rightful audience as a bona fide surrealistcinematic masterpiece of world class standards, this 1970 film adaptation of VítezslavNezval’s 1935 avant-garde novella (a film that literally cross-pollinated Max Ernst’s AWeek Of Kindness and Lewis Carols Alice In Wonderland) has garnered widespreadcritical acclaim. Inspiring ongoing generations of visual artists, musicians, writers andfilmmakers - all of whom regard this truly individualistic and inimitable surrealist filmpoem to be an indelible influence - Valerie continues to impregnate their daily artisticreferential fabric.Commonly considered to be the swansong of the CNW, following a huge paranoia fuelledgovernment film cull in 1969, owing to the fact it is last government approved feature filmof the post-Prague Spring era to combine the efforts of controversial filmmakers fromthe FAMU (Filmová A Televizní Fakulta Akademie Múzických Umení) film school, Valeriewould also be the first of an exciting and essential new fertile strain of Czech madecinema fantastique. Successfully condensing the final drops of CNW lifeblood through aseries of presumed apolitical scary/fairy tales, directors like Jaromil Jireš and Juraj Herzused surrealism, traditionalism and fantasy to rejuvenate the creative energy of apatheticfilmmakers evading government scrutiny via creatively coded artistic allegories. Bystrategically choosing to adapt a pre-war surrealist melodrama written by a communistconvert author called Vítezslav Nezval and based in a non-specific traditional era, thepreviously censored filmmaker Jaromil Jireš was able to craft what many consider hisfinest filmic hour and what would later become his most universally received achievement.Enlisting the individual talent of some of the CNW’s most formidable stalwarts, in whatmight have been their most creatively challenging roles, Jireš managed to unintentionallyestablish a new genre format that was both stylistically and sonically tuned to the trendsof the impending decade thus future-proofing his caree
Lubos Fiser - OST Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders Black Sleeve Variation
Lubos Fiser
OST Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders Black Sleeve Variation
LP | 2006 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
16,14 €* 18,99 € -15%
Release:2006 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Film / TV
It has been exactly ten years since Finders Keepers Records first liberated Luboš Fišer’simmaculate soundtrack music for Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders (Valerie A TýdenDivu) from the vaults of the Barrandov Studio in Prague. As the inaugural release ofan ongoing discography of previously unreleased scores from the hugely creative “FilmMiracle” that occurred during and after the Czech New Wave (CNW), this score will alwaysretain a special place in the heart of the label as well as our listeners who consistentlyrequest an updated repress of this significant vinyl milestone. Having grown in statusfrom an obscure and misunderstood socialist-era art house oddity, via the hands ofrisqué foreign fluff merchants, to finally find its rightful audience as a bona fide surrealistcinematic masterpiece of world class standards, this 1970 film adaptation of VítezslavNezval’s 1935 avant-garde novella (a film that literally cross-pollinated Max Ernst’s AWeek Of Kindness and Lewis Carols Alice In Wonderland) has garnered widespreadcritical acclaim. Inspiring ongoing generations of visual artists, musicians, writers andfilmmakers - all of whom regard this truly individualistic and inimitable surrealist filmpoem to be an indelible influence - Valerie continues to impregnate their daily artisticreferential fabric.Commonly considered to be the swansong of the CNW, following a huge paranoia fuelledgovernment film cull in 1969, owing to the fact it is last government approved feature filmof the post-Prague Spring era to combine the efforts of controversial filmmakers fromthe FAMU (Filmová A Televizní Fakulta Akademie Múzických Umení) film school, Valeriewould also be the first of an exciting and essential new fertile strain of Czech madecinema fantastique. Successfully condensing the final drops of CNW lifeblood through aseries of presumed apolitical scary/fairy tales, directors like Jaromil Jireš and Juraj Herzused surrealism, traditionalism and fantasy to rejuvenate the creative energy of apatheticfilmmakers evading government scrutiny via creatively coded artistic allegories. Bystrategically choosing to adapt a pre-war surrealist melodrama written by a communistconvert author called Vítezslav Nezval and based in a non-specific traditional era, thepreviously censored filmmaker Jaromil Jireš was able to craft what many consider hisfinest filmic hour and what would later become his most universally received achievement.Enlisting the individual talent of some of the CNW’s most formidable stalwarts, in whatmight have been their most creatively challenging roles, Jireš managed to unintentionallyestablish a new genre format that was both stylistically and sonically tuned to the trendsof the impending decade thus future-proofing his caree
V.A. - The B-Music Of Jean Rollin 1968-1973
V.A.
The B-Music Of Jean Rollin 1968-1973
LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
Rising out of the smokey Parisian Mai 68 shrapnel and claiming his stake as the first French vampire movie director, the inimitable father of European Horrortica, Jean Rollin (1938-2010) has smudged the painted face of surrealist cinema for over five decades. Dragging his roots from beneath the Letterist/Situationist movements, avant-garde theatre and Belgian fine art groups and entwining them around the minds of sexual revolutionaries, the European comic book cognoscenti and the Parisian free jazz and rock scenes, Rollin stopped at nothing to bring his macabre phantasies of zygotic vampyrism and backwoods blood cults to Gallic cinematheques and beyond.Celebrating the immortal legacy of the late director Finders Keepers Records compile a detailed and comprehensive music cabinet of some of the finest musical moments from his initial directorial decade between 1968-1979, which provided a m much needed platform for the freak rock and free jazz that mirrored the distorted erotic visions in his own mind’s eye. Imagine Gong-gone-wrong meeting the
Serge Gainsbourg & Jean-Claude Vannier - OST Les Chemins De Katmandou
Serge Gainsbourg & Jean-Claude Vannier
OST Les Chemins De Katmandou
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
After decades in the making Finders Keepers Records are proud to present the first-ever pressing of Serge Gainsbourg’s most elusive and coveted soundtrack studio recordings – co-written, arranged and orchestrated by the genius Jean-Claude Vannier (Histoire De Melody Nelson) during what many consider to be the dynamic duo’s most definitive creative period. Believed to have been lost in a studio fire by Gainsbourg enthusiasts for over forty years (a myth that also shrouds Morricone’s lost Danger Diabolik soundtrack) the misplaced master-tapes for the drug-fuelled/Mai 68 cash-in/road-movie Les Chemins De Katmandou have been widely considered the final audio jigsaw piece in an immaculate discography/filmography thus earning this soundtrack bone-fide Holy Grail status amongst the most avid disc detectives. Featuring the original crack team of Paris based players now recognised as French library music royalty, this LP epitomises the inimitable musical direction and expert psychedelic pop musicianship that graced classic Gainsbourg/Vannier soundtracks like La Horse, Cannabis and Sex Shop. Laying the stylistic, future-proof foundations for subsequent decades of forward-thinking Gallic funk mastery. Comprising Vannier’s signature recipe of thick plucked bass lines, close-micced drums, biting Clavinet and Eastern influenced strings and percussion (and a sprinkling of subtle traditional French instrumentation) the soundtrack to Les Chemins De Katmandou (aka The Road To Katmandu or The Pleasure Pit) captures Vannier and Gainsbourg in the first year of their creative partnership capturing their unique embryonic energy.
Gerardo Iacoucci - Le Avventure
Gerardo Iacoucci
Le Avventure
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
14,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Combining all the traits of an international superhero or intrepid comic book adventurer, the true identity, whereabouts and history of the spectacular Italian composer known as Gerardo Iacoucci has been a mystery to record collectors for many years. As a result of the best efforts of secretive archivists and DJs as well as and the overprotective force field that surrounds the clandestine world of Italian library music, the commanding experimental psychedelic pop music made singlehandedly by this early pioneer of the anti-genre time after time rises to the top of collectors’ want lists, commands huge ransom notes, ignites dancefloors and decimates genre tags before returning to its mythical status as one of the kings of the underworld without removing his mask. Despite the fact that original Italian copies of records by Gerardo Iacoucci are amongst the rarest, enigmatic fixtures of European psychedelia, his music simply refuses to be ghettoised and as the name of this album suggests the history of this artist reads like the memoirs of a genuine musical adventurer as well as a well-travelled prophet of experimental music and unsung pillar of Italian jazz and sound design. Recorded in early 1970, Iacoucci's wide-eyed L'Avventura suite spanned 6 sides of loud, heavyweight monophonic vinyl for Romano Di Bari's Deneb label and created an epically detailed blueprint for independent mood music companies whilst sharing release schedules with likeminded workaholics Alessandro Alessandroni and A. R. Luciani. However, Gerardo's adventure didn't begin here…
Stefano Marcucci - Tempo Di Demoni, Papi, Angioli, Incen Si E Ciliici
Stefano Marcucci
Tempo Di Demoni, Papi, Angioli, Incen Si E Ciliici
10" | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
14,44 €* 16,99 € -15%
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
The mythical, mysterious and misfiled transcription disc of a lost Italian demonic religious rock opera recorded at Pierre Umiliani’s Sound Workshop by Stefano Marcucci - beat group veteran, Fernando Arrabal collaborator and Libra affiliate.Featuring members of the wider Casa/Ducros family and future Federico Fellini collaborators, this previously commercially unavailable mini-LP features embryonic Minimoog, ecclesiastical organs and chorus alongside a tight psych funk rhythm section from Italian library music’s golden era.Imagine Jean Pierre Massiera’s Visitors restoring a scene from Juliette Of The Spirits, backed by a skeleton staff from Jean-Claude Vannier’s Chorale des Jeunesses Musicales de France on a foreign exchange program; on Halloween, in the Vatican…Continuing our mission to shine light on the genuine anomalies of 70’s Italian production music, Finders Keepers Records resurrects another unlikely transcription disc from the vaults of one of Rome’s most esoteric library music archives. This bizarre one-off theatrical project, composed and recorded at Umiliani’s studio, was commissioned for a short-run demonic religious performance entitled Tempo Di Demoni, Papi, Angioli, Incensi E Cilici under the musical direction of former Italian psychedelic beat-group member Stefano Marcucci.Instantly recognised by Flower Records founder Romano Di Bari as having commercial potential beyond its handful of church and small theatre performances in the early months of 1975, Marcucci agreed that they should commit these bizarre recordings to vinyl as a form of preservation with hope of attracting a wider commercial audience through Di Bari’s Television and Films synchronisation contacts. Sitting slightly ajar to the custom-made projects of its label bedfellows (swapping schedules with experimental theme-music by Alessandro Alessandroni, Gerardo Iacoucci and Anthonio Ricardo Luciani) and confusingly sharing an identical catalog number to another collectable Flower release called Ritimico by (close friend) Paolo Ferrara (LEW 0551) this album has slipped under the radar of many Library label completists over the years attracting confusion, scepticism, polarised opinion but nothing short of astonishment at the bizarre hidden synth-ridden psychedelic concept pop found behind some of the most striking duo-tone artwork to come out of Italy’s most experimental era.
Graeme Miller & Steve Hill - The Moomins
Graeme Miller & Steve Hill
The Moomins
LP | 2017 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Film / TV
Imagine, if you will, a foreboding homemade electro-acoustic, new age, synth driven, proto-techno, imaginary world music Portastudio soundtrack for a Polish-made animated fantasy based on a Finnish modern folk tale and created for German and Austrian TV, composed in 1982 by two politically driven post-punk theatre performers from a shared house in Leeds!To even the most perspicacious and adventurous of alternative music fans the genuine bloodline of this previously unreleased record already begins to sound like an entire record collection in one sitting. It would be surprising if this project’s ambitious and exotic credentials didn’t tick at least one box on your musical matrix and without one drop of unnecessary nostalgic hyperbole this project already sounds like the perfect fantasy record that you’ve never heard. Alternatively we could just say The Moomins and, for many, things would instantly begin to make perfect sense.From the same social landscape as Gang Of Four, The Mekons and Impact Theatre Co-operative - armed with a Wasp synthesiser, an ocarina and a cassette of the Robinson Crusoe music taped off the TV, Graeme Miller and Steve Shill used minimum means for maximum mayhem, instilling over 35 years of dreamlike illusory fuzziness and freakiness into the memories of a generation of school age TV addicts waiting for the next 5 minute fix of outernational fuzzy felt folklore. Collected here, all in one place for the first time, Finders Keepers in close collaboration with the original composers finally bring the original homemade micro-melodies and reintroduce them to a musical landscape where fans of vintage electronics, concrète tape effects, pocket percussion and domestic synths are finally ready to be reunited with the magnetic music of Moominvalley.
Jean-Bernard Raiteaux - OST Les Demons
Jean-Bernard Raiteaux
OST Les Demons
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Film / TV
The unreleased Euro pysch score to the French/Portuguese X-rated version of The Devilsmeets The Witchfinder General! Synchronised by Spanish anti-establishmentarian,sexual liberator, die-hard independent filmmaker and unrepentant voyeur Jess Franco(Vampyros Lesbos/De Sade). Composed entirely by French composer Jean-BernardRaiteux aka Jean-Michel Lorgere (Sinner/Harlem Pop Trotters) and presented here infull soundtrack form for the first time.Proudly claiming the dubious accolade of the Spanish sexploitation version of TheDevils as the distributor’s most bankable asset, this previously banned 1973 Europeanwitch flick would rip the art house facade from Ken Russell’s well polished box officesmash and push the envelope way beyond the closet titillation of the gentrified newwave controversy seekers. Delivered on a comparable shoestring budget as the 55thfeature in Jess Franco’s filmography of approximately 203 completed movies, TheDemons (Les Démons), directed under the Anglicised pseudonym Clifford Brown, tookmany of the Franco’s sexually stylistic watermarks (epitomised in his Vampyros Lesbostrilogy) adding witchcraft, possession and nunsploitation against a rural Mediterraneanbackdrop before disappearing into the woods. Whilst clearly taking inspirational plotcues from Michael Reeve’s The Witchfinder General (UK 1968) and drawing comparisonswith scenes from Eiichi Yamamoto’s Belladonna Of Sadness (Japan 1973) this B-Moviereduction of Franco’s wide palette of colourful ingredients has in recent years providedenthusiasts/champions/defenders of the workaholic horrotica bastion with a rare andtreasured addition. Future-proofed by an essential component, omnipresent in Franco’sfilms, it is the mysterious commercially unobtainable soundtrack music that cementsthe unwaning interest in his risqué brand of unconventional shock/schlock sinema (nothindered my the enigmatic title card misinformation that often surrounds the originalcomposers) and the music herein that has given Franco’s harshest critics a secondchance/reason to reevaluate this man’s unapologetic art.Following on from Finders Keepers previous expanded release of Bruno Nicolai’sscore for Franco’s 1970 adaptation of De Sade (FKR069) this record stands as anothertribute to Franco’s life which he lived through the mechanisms of a camera withrelentless zeal and a passion to challenge every aspect of movie making along the way.UNDERground, OVERambitious, RIGHT on, LEFTfield, BELOW the radar but ABOVEcriticism. INdulgent and OUTrageous, but never middle of the road, Jess Franco wasmany things but he wasn’t pretentious and never delivered art for art’s sake and I feelhonoured to have spent time with him. Franco was in fact a realist, he kept both feetfirmly on the ground and a keen eye behind the right side of the lens and if Jess didhave any demons his films were his exorcisms, the critics were the bloody judges andhis legacy (through the medium of X-rated cinema of variable quality) is immortal.
Jean-Claude Vannier - L'Enfant Assassin Des Mouches Alterate Takes
Jean-Claude Vannier
L'Enfant Assassin Des Mouches Alterate Takes
7" | 2016 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
12,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Limited edition for Record Store Day 2016!Amazing master tape discovery of an original 1973 misplaced Jean Claude Vanniersingle including alternate arrangements/instrumentation from the first days of theL’Enfant Assassin Des Mouches sessions.Late in 2015, exactly ten years since Finders Keepers Records first liberatedJean Claude Vannier’s 1973 French Holy Grail concept LP L’Enfant Assassin DesMouches, the label was handed a very unexpected anniversary gift in the form ofa small clutch of lost Vannier studio master tapes. Having worked closely withJean Claude to leave no stone unturned both label and artist were shocked anddelighted to be given what turned out to be further insights in to the musical ideasand ambitions of the 29-year-old composer during those mythical studio sessionswhich occurred a few months after the release of his seminal work on Histoire DeMelody Nelson.The original L’Enfant Assassin Des Mouches LP has been the source of inspirationand awe for artists of all disciplines, critics and connoisseurs alike while retaining afirm fixture in many a tome and top ten, accounting for indispensable moments inavant-garde pop and experimental rock music and (with FKs repressing scheduleas testimony) continues to gain momentum. The fact that these masters weredubbed to a separate master tape as a proposed aborted major label singleindicates that they were the first (and most exciting) tracks to emerge from theflamboyant visionary sessions which eventually trickled out on small independentFrench label stimulating record collector nirvana in the process.Including new unheard instrumentation, alternative arrangements and mix boardlevels, this special limited release comes packaged in authentic 1970’s promo bagartwork and marks the first in a series of new vintage Vannier projects extractedfrom a new vault of genuinely, previously “lost” materials.
Billy Green - OST Stone
Billy Green
OST Stone
LP | 1974 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:1974 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Film / TV
Meet Stone. The trailer says it all. A deep Australian drawl narrates the scene over a psychedelic swamp-funk rhythm section doused in electronic percussion and treated keyboards. “Stone Is A Trip… The grave diggers are on the move – a new breed of motorbike gang” The screen fills with images of slo-mo bike accidents, hallucinogenic trips and a death defying cliff stunt which could easily mistaken for a doppelganger scene in Psychomania. “Vietnam veterans with their own style of life, their own rules, their own religion.” The scene swathes to a satanic ritualistic burial at the hands of a denim-clad crew of outlaw bikers with strangely familiar faces.To many global record collectors, DJs, music producers and general retrophiles living outside of Australia “Stone” was primarily known for its electronic sound effects, psychedelic guitars, cosmic soundscapes and funky bass lines… In the 80s and 90s, before the global DVD boom, Stone to many people was first and foremost a Soundtrack… The kind of soundtrack that makes you wish you could see the film but it’ll probably never happen. The LP artwork alone was beyond enigmatic with its contradicting embroider logo (designed by sandy) alongside its striking futuristic airbrushed chrome insignia (designed by comic artist Peter Ledger and realised by airbrush whizz Errol Black). The huge parade of brand new Kawasaki bikes inside the gatefold looked like something from the future compared to the classic full-dresser Harleys from the American Hells Angels movies. And when the needle drops into the groove and the freakish blend of didgeridoo and Moog (played by Johnny ‘Didge’ Matthews and synth expert Andy Cohan) blended with unidentified clicks belches and pops fly out the speakers it is literally impossible to put a date, never mind a story line, to this acid fuelled soundscape. The use of confusing and contradicting musical influences alongside bizarre noises is actually the secret sauce in this concoction and when the swampy psychedelic funk rock rhythm section kicks-in you are left with a 45 minute programme of skewed. Forward-thinking avant-pop that would stylistically fill a very lonely section in the record shop racks. There are not many records quite like Stone.
Sam Spence - Sam Spence Sounds
Jean-Claude Vannier - L'Enfant Assassin Des Mouches
Jean-Claude Vannier
L'Enfant Assassin Des Mouches
LP | 1972 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
20,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
To mark the ten years of Finders Keepers we present a lovingly remastered and repackaged release of the album where it all began. Within the last ten years the resurgence of sixties Gallic pop, once known as Ye-Ye music, has escalated beyond an inter-stellar dizzy height. What might have been a waning, embarrassing genre destined for a shelf life/death gathering dust amongst the Eurovisions of yesteryear, the ‘jerk-beat’ psychsploitation records of the latter day French disco had soon found new floor space in some of the most credible nightspots in London and Japan.Without a shadow of doubt, the flagship LP with best odds on becoming a discerning household object was Histoire de Melody Nelson by one Serge Gainsbourg. An inimitable, 45-minute concept LP handcrafted by a bass-driven psychedelic rock group and a heaven sent, 1001 piece orchestral and choral symphony. The album left hip hop producers alongside progressive rock aficionados crying out for more and more for years to come. This LP was in a league of its very own… or was it?The seldom-sung musical arranger for Melody Nelson has become one of the most enigmatic names in French-funk; lorded by many as the “French David Axelrod” Jean-Claude Vannier’s name is the lesser-spotted, tell-tale seal of sample-friendly quality when it comes to crate-digging ‘en Francais’. Suitably, when rumours amongst French record dealers claiming “the band who played Melody Nelson recorded a follow-up lp” became a legend of psychedelic folklore. Another unconfirmed rumour about JCV taking the remaining out-takes of the beloved Melody Nelson to create a promo-only experimental rock LP left sample hungry producers and DJs in turmoil…For those in the know the answers to these mysteries lay flat between the anonymous gatefold sleeve of an undiscovered conceptual album bizarrely entitled “L’Enfant Assassin des Mouches” by a custom-built avant-rock entourage called Insolitudes. The rocking-horse manure treasure hunt began.So here we have it. The mythical teen-tonic for all those suffering from Melody Nelson withdrawal symptoms. For record collectors looking for that special something, this LP contains the extra special everything. Peruse the following genres: psychedelic, classical, soundtracks, jazz, hip hop, samples, avant-garde, funk. Then place a copy of L’Enfant Assassin des Mouches in each section. History denotes that when ‘our man in Paris’ Msr. Gainsbourg first heard the initial bones of this LP he took his poetic pencil to paper providing bizarre liner notes, thus consummating the most extraordinary concept album of all time. The story “The Child Assassin Of The Flies” was to be included as the only information to grace the LPs highly collectible, concertina gatefold sleeve. The story in full is reproduced in its native-tongue on this very special re-release package.DJs and Producers such as Jim O’Rourke, Stereolab’s Tim Gane and David Holmes have spent sleepless nights in perusal of original copies of this perfect release and now regard it as ‘One Of The Best’. Recent copies on eBay have commanded ridiculous price tags, and is now one of the most sought-after articles amongst the vinyl hungry hip-hop community
V.A. - Bollywood Bloodbath
Lamartine - Reportage
Lamartine
Reportage
LP | 2015 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
18,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
A genuine lost and unreleased full-length LP from one of the most mysterious figures of early Italian electronic sound and library music. A missing puzzle piece in the small discography of experimental tape and synthesiser music by the composer known only as Lamartine recorded (but never pressed) in 1974 by the archive that bought you the work of Daniela Casa and the wildest electronic experiments of Alessandroni, Giuliano Sorgini and Fabio Frizzi. Having sat in the can for over 40 years the similarities to the likes of Cluster, Tom Dissevelt and the Radiophonic workshop have yet to be recognised and celebrated.
V.A. - Disco Dildar
V.A.
Disco Dildar
LP | 2015 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
DIY disco from the Pakistani pop workshopNever one to merely scrape the surface of a niche genre the Finders Keepers bloodhound digs deeper still into the core of the Indian subcontinent exhuming a concise party pack of opulent, off-centre Pakistani party targets driven by the pounding drum box rhythms of some of Lollywood pops most notorious studio scientists.Disco Dildar features rare plugged-in proxy pop from some of the country’s lesser-known teen flicks spanning the late 1970s and 80s featuring drum heavy disco guesstimates built around multilingual lyrics celebrating Saturday nights, Disco Dildars and Hindustani Hogmanays.These original synth-dripped 45 EPs are not from the front of the pile, nor the quirky result of some token musical tourism. The music found here once soundtracked rebellious all-nighters and hotel bar rendezvous from films of which your parents might have not approved hence their scarce obtainability. Again the Sounds Of Wonder team who bought you Thai Dai, Life Is Dance, Ilectro, Bollywood Bloodbath and others share equal dosesof the excitement, wonderment and bewilderment that comes when first needle-dropping these elusive gems.Featuring the cut and paste, electronics and fuzz tones of flightless super heroes such as Tafo, Ashraf, Rana and Ahmed, whilst voiced by Mehnaz, Runa Laila and Queen Noor Jehan, it is plain to hear why the work of these DIY cosmic composers have eclipsed the collectable desirability of filmic fruits igniting dance floors and providing sample fodder of the wider continent for Wu-Tangular producers in their stride. This workshop funk redefinesboth DIY and disco revealing a whole new side to world music and marks Pakistani pop cultures transformation from disposable and indefinable to indispensable. Form a circle Disco Dildar is now in rotation.
Daniela Casa - Sovrapposizione Di Immagini
Daniela Casa
Sovrapposizione Di Immagini
LP | 2014 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2014 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
A genuine lost pioneer of experimental pop music, abstract electronics, Giallo jazz and heavy drone rock jams, Daniela Casa's elusive and infectious music joins the dots and loops between other Italian female electronic composers such as Giulia De Mutiis-Allessandroni, Doris Norton and Suzanne Ciani. This selection of 70s instrumental recordings made at her home studio as a young mother highlights her most creative period befoe her tragic and untimely death at the age of 42.
Lubos Fiser - Morgiana
Lubos Fiser
Morgiana
10" | 2013 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
15,99 €*
Release:2013 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Listened with the full cooperation of the Barrandov Studios in Prague andremastered from the original reels! Featuring extensive liner notes by Andy Votel and Dan Bird as well as a host of unseenphotos and rare vintage posters!
T.R.A.S.E - Electronic Rock
T.R.A.S.E
Electronic Rock
7" | 2013 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
8,99 €*
Release:2013 / UK – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Previously unreleased electronic music project was spearheaded by a 16-year-old schoolboy and future BBC Radiophonic engineer taking cues fromthe likes of John Carpenter, Kraftwerk, Human League, Joy Division,Giorgio Moroder and Tubeway Army .
Don & Stevie - Don & Stevie
Don & Stevie
Don & Stevie
LP | 2013 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2013 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Pop
Original folksy pop songs and guitar based arrangements from the man who made the stoner psych soundtrack for cult movie Werewolves On Wheels previously released for the first time by Finders Keepers Records!
Ilaiyaraaja - Ilectro
Ilaiyaraaja
Ilectro
LP | 2013 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:2013 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This compilation reveals more tasty treats from Finders Keepers ongoing obsession with The Crown Prince Of Tamil Pop - focusing on his growth in the mid-1980s as a confident young composer adding freak pop fuel to the flickering flame of Kodambakkam's Kollywood film industry, while embracing domestic synthesiser technology and fusing the power of electro and synth pop to his Carnatic canon.
X Ray Pop - Pirate! The Dark Side Of The X!
X Ray Pop
Pirate! The Dark Side Of The X!
LP | 2013 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2013 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Micro kosmic domestic synth pop, pocket punk, French funk ultra rarity. Originallyreleased in 1985 as a limited edition of 100 black cassette tapes.
Jane Weaver - Watchbird Alluminate
Plasma - Ectoplasma
Plasma
Ectoplasma
7" | 2012 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
7,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Pop
Uncovered master tape of family funded Rochdalian/Canadian kick ass proto- metal surf instrumentals... The Plasma erupts via the first 45rpm EP on Finders Keepers Records' MAN CHEST HAIR project.
Andrzej Korzynski - Secret Enigma
Andrzej Korzynski
Secret Enigma
CD | 2012 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
9,79 €* 13,99 € -30%
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
22 rare and unreleased vintage tracks from the secret vaults of oneof the most enigmatic composers in 60s/70s/80s European cinema.Originally recorded in the best studios in Poland, Italy and Francefor experimental film, political allegories, lost television shows,sound libraries and radio - these tracks have been hidden behindthe Iron Curtain on lost master tapes and film reels until now! SecretEnigma is the first ever dedicated anthology of this great composer'swork.
Andrzej Korzynski - Third Part Of The Night
Andrzej Korzynski
Third Part Of The Night
10" | 2012 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
As one of the most triumphant and beguiling directorial debut features to emerge from the fruitful Polish New Wave, Andrzej Zulawski's 1971 film Third Part Of The Night not only earned the 30 year old filmmaker a place next to other radical Polish directors such as Polanski, Skolimowski and Has, but also galvanised a creative bond with long running collaborator and composer Andrzej Korzynski, providing fans of foreign abstract/suspense cinema with a potent creative fusion to match those of Polanki/Komeda, Fellini/Rota and Argento/Goblin, amongst others.Duplicated and carefully remastered directly from Korzynski's original master!
Jarvis Cocker - Make Do & Mend Volume 1
Jarvis Cocker
Make Do & Mend Volume 1
CD | 2011 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
8,49 €* 9,99 € -15%
Release:2011 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
It's at times like these you know who your friends are, as the saying goes... Here atFinders Keepers we're very humbled and proud to say we have more than our fairshare as we've been inundated with offers of help from across the globe in responseto the tragic loss of stock in the PIAS/SONY DADC warehouse fire on August 8th.The extended B-Music family has rallied to our cause to produce a very special'fundraising' series of releases called Make Do & Mend in a bid to ease us back onto our feet releasing phantastic obscure and obselete music as soon as possible.
V.A. - Bollywood Bloodbath
V.A.
Bollywood Bloodbath
2LP | 2011 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:2011 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Let’s do a horror compilation for Halloween … Finders Keepers Style!
V.A. - Life Is Dance!
V.A.
Life Is Dance!
2LP | 2011 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:2011 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Once again, Finders Keepers Record is given unparalleledaccess to the EMI Pakistan vaults to bring you Life Is Dance -the follow-up to 2010's critically acclaimed groundbreakingLollywood cinematic popcompendium The Sound Of Wonder!
Sohail Rana - Khyber Mail
Sohail Rana
Khyber Mail
LP | 1970 | UK | Reissue (Finders Keepers)
17,99 €*
Release:1970 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Khyber Mail is a concept album designed to invoke images and sounds of a high speed Pakistani freight train travelling from Karachi to Peshawar, was dominated by Sohail's whining and addictive electric keyboard and a motoric rhythm section of beaty percussion and sitars introducing a form of radical patchwork pop and mechanical music to a warm receptive audience.Original vinyl copies command prices in excess of £300 on certain internet auction sites – if you’re lucky enough to come across one.
V.A. - Absolute Belter
V.A.
Absolute Belter
2LP | 2010 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
19,99 €*
Release:2010 / UK – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Obscure Psych-Folk-Freakouts out of Spain. Another essential Finders Keepers comp!
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