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Eden Rose - On The Way To Eden White Vinyl Edition
Eden Rose
On The Way To Eden White Vinyl Edition
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Limited to 200 copies on white vinyl!

Proto-progressive, groovy instrumental psychedelia, recorded in France in 1969 by this pre-Sandrose band and released on the tiny Katema label. Swirling Hammond grooves by keyboard virtuoso Henri Garella, top guitar playing by Jean-Pierre Alacen and a tight, funky rhythm section create one of the best early prog/psych French albums ever. First reissued on Guerssen back in 2016 and out of print for many years, here's a repress in hard cardboard sleeve + OBI - resealable outer sleeve.
Wicked Lady - Run The Night / I'm A Freak
Wicked Lady
Run The Night / I'm A Freak
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Two killer Wicked Lady tracks pressed for the first time on a 45rpm 7” for maximum volume & power!
“Run The Night” (recorded in 1969, taken from the “Axeman Cometh” album) it’s raw psychedelic hard-rock with dirty fuzz-wah, sounding like a mix between Black Sabbath and The Stooges!
“I’m a Freak” (recorded in 1972, taken from “Psychotic Overkill”) it’s a proto-Motörhead hard-rock bomb!
Dave Bixby - Ode To Quetzalcoatl
Dave Bixby
Ode To Quetzalcoatl
LP | 1969 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1969 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
REPRESS IN VINTAGE-STYLED TIP-ON HARD CARDBOARD SLEEVE.
Since its discovery in the late 90s, Dave Bixby's legendary $2000 private press album from 1969 is considered by all serious record collectors as the king in the loner/downer folk genre.

After being involved in 60s Michigan folk and garage-rock bands such as The Shillelaghs and Peter & The Prophets, Bixby started playing acoustic guitar and experimenting with LSD. After a year of drug abuse he felt broken. Starting a soul-searching, spiritual journey, he wrote "Ode to Quetzalcoatl" and most of the material for his second album, Harbinger's "Second Coming" in just one month and a half.
Assisted by fellow musician Brian MacInness, who played some guitar parts on the album, Dave recorded "Quetzalcoatl" using a echo-laden four track machine in a flat's living room. The sound is lo-fi and sparse: just acoustic guitars and some occasional harmonica & flute, added to Bixby's haunting, emotional vocals, spiritual lyrics and solid songwriting. The opening cut, the eerie and painful "Drug Song" sets the mood perfectly for the rest of the album which contains more tormented titles like "666" , "Lonely faces", Open Doors", "Secret forest"…Never an acoustic folk album sounded so intense as this.
Carefully remastered sound from vinyl (no master tapes exists) done at Shadoks Music Studios, insert with extensive and detailed liner notes by Matvei Procak - the guy who found Bixby in 2006 - plus some rare pictures.
Baris Manco - Yeni Bir Gun
Baris Manco
Yeni Bir Gun
LP | 1979 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
22,99 €*
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
The late '70s found Turkey in an economic slump, and there was a huge rise in political violence. Baris, who so often put out collections of singles, rose to the occasion by spending 6 months holed up with his longtime backing band the Kurtalan Ekspres. The result was this studio album of Anatolian bummer psychedelia, often unfairly overlooked because it came out in the rather un-cosmic year of 1979, but also considered his best work by many. Yep, there are still electrified versions of Turkish folk songs, and the spaceshot ARPs and Korgs of '2023' are here too, but dont expect a happy swing around the ceiling of a planetarium. The real star of the album is the keyboard player, whose name translates to Sword Agent. 'Yeni Bir Gun' is viciously funky and brilliantly arranged, with tidbits stolen out of the latest disco hits, and lean, mean synthesizers that emerge from the beats like carbonated bubbles. Melancholy maqams & catastrophic Korgs collide when the Turkish psych master glides unflinchingly into the grim late '70s!! First time ever reissue, this release comes in gorgeous gatefold cover as the original, has a repro of the original poster as well, and brings an extra insert with extensive linernotes.
Ahmad Zahir - Volume 2: 70S Afghan Psychedelic Folk-pop
Forever Amber - The Love Cycle
Forever Amber
The Love Cycle
LP | 1969 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1969 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
A Holy Grail item for psychedelic pop aficionados, Forever Amber’s The Love Cycle is, along with Dark and the first Complex album, one of a triumvirate of must-have private pressings from the UK. Sounding like a blend of Pet Sounds and Odessey & Oracle but with a charming, homemade, lo-fi vibe, The Love Cycle was a concept album masterminded by talented songwriter / arranger John M. Hudson (a kind of Brian Wilson figure), who found in Cambridge band Forever Amber the perfect vehicle for his songwriting ideas. The Love Cycle was recorded in the summer of 1968 at a makeshift studio, located in the basement of a music shop. Consisting of a song-suite revolving around the meeting, courtship and break-up of a young couple, the result was a stunning album filled with heavenly vocal harmonies, electric harpsichord and memorable hooks, including some intense psychedelic moments (the heavy phasing of “The Dreamer Flies Back” and more). Released in 1969 as a private edition of 99 copies, The Love Cycle remained buried until its discovery in the late 80s by psychedelic collectors. Bootlegged several times, the first official reissue came in 2007 thanks to David Wells / Tenth Planet. Out of print for several years, we’re thrilled to offer a new vinyl reissue of this essential psych album.
United States Of Existence - The Psychedelic Yesterdays Of Tomorrow
United States Of Existence
The Psychedelic Yesterdays Of Tomorrow
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
United Sates Of Existence were one of earliest neo-psychedelic groups from the US. Born in Baltimore in 1978 out of the ashes of prog-rock outfit Klangfarb, their goal was to reproduce the sound of their favourite 60s psych bands: Strawberry Alarm Clock, Electric Prunes, Blues Magoos, Nazz, The Assocation… They consisted of Paul Rieger (guitar, bass and electric sitar), Bob Tiefenwerth (organ, electric harpsichord and piano), Dennis Davison – of Jigsaw Seen fame - (lead vocals, acoustic guitar and theremin) and Gary Schwartz on drums and harmony vocals. The group used vintage instruments and antiquated recording techniques to fully embrace the sounds of the first psychedelic era (1967-68). They never got to play live, preferring to spend their time recording in their basement studio or going on record-buying binges at all the discount stores, searching for obscure psychedelic albums with weird names like Harumi, Phulph, Bohemian Vendetta… They were championed by Greg Shaw (Bomp!) who chose one of their first recordings, the killer Return To The Psychedelic, as the opening track for the seminal Battle Of The Garages LP compilation (1981). They also appeared in another famous compilation, The Rebel Kind (1983). Anything Goes!, their first 45, saw the light in 1984, self-released on the band’s own label, U.S. Fidelity Sounds, and featuring members of the Association on backing vocals (no kidding!). In 1986, they caught the attention of the Bam Caruso label from the UK, where they released their only album, Introducing: the United States of Existence, in 1986. The Psychedelic Yesterdays Of Tomorrow compiles all the material released by United Sates of Existence, including their Bam Caruso album along with various single / compilation tracks, as well as a few previously unreleased tracks and alternate mixes. “Surround sound not required – these stereo recordings will transport the listener to the proper state of existence. Recorded in the band’s basement and mixed down on a picnic table - because that’s where it was all happening.”
Factory, The - Path Through The Forest
Factory, The
Path Through The Forest
LP | 1994 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
18,99 €*
Release:1994 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Sixties UK freakbeat legends get a new legit re-release of their complete available recordings and Guerssen is the proud new home for them.
A real cult freakbeat & psychedelic group, well-known for such all-time classics as “Path through the forest” and “Try a little sunshine”, Factory released only a couple of 45s (both of them obscenely rare and paid big$$$ when rarely showing up). Here we get the 4 tracks appearing on these 45s, plus a couple tracks taken from acetates (killer covers of Family’s “Second generation woman” and Fairport Convention’s “Mr. Lacey”), as well as a new mix of “Path through the forest” that includes the original, different psychedelic effects that were supposed to make it to the original release but were dropped out by the MGM label supervisor.
Remastered sound (only beware, “Second generation woman” comes from a destroyed acetate!) and with liner notes by Factory’s producer Brian Carroll.
Mirage, The - You Can't Be Serious
Mirage, The
You Can't Be Serious
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
With one foot in the harmony beat-pop of the Hollies and other in the early psychedelic pop experimentation of Revolver era Beatles and Syd Barrett’s Pink Floyd, The Mirage left behind a string of 45s and unreleased studio recordings, a selection of which is presented here for the first time on LP. Featuring UK psych classics like “The Wedding Of Ramona Blair”, “Hold On”, “Ebanazeer Beaver”, “Mrs Busby” and many more! *Includes four-page insert with rare photos / memorabilia and detailed liner notes by Stefan Granados The Mirage were a quintet from Hertfordshire, England, formed in 1965. Fuelled by two gifted songwriters (Ray Glynn & David Hynes), they were soon recruited by Dick James (music publisher of the Beatles and the Hollies) as session musicians. Allan Clarke and Graham Nash from the Hollies were so impressed with them, that they took them under their wings, helping them to get a deal with CBS. Between 1965 and 1968, the Mirage released and self-produced seven singles for different labels (cbs, Phillips, Page One…), including titles like “The Wedding of Ramona Blair” (pure psych-pop perfection, included on Rubble in the 80s), “Hold On” (a mod-psych classic), “Tomorrow Never Knows” (a surprising cover released at the same time as Revolver, thanks to their Dick James connection), “You Can’t Be Serious” and more. But they also recorded lot of stuff that never saw the light of day at the time. These unissued songs run the gamut from magical Hollies inspired harmony pop (“Gone To Your Head”, “What Do I Care”, “I Want Love”…) to pure psychedelic pop, highly influenced by early Pink Floyd and Revolver era Beatles: “Lazy Man”, “Ebaneezer Beaver”, “Mrs Busby”…some of these tracks were included in the 90s on famous bootlegs like “Artifacts From The Psychedelic Dungeon” but now it’s the first time they’re all collected on a legit vinyl compilation, making “You Can’t Be Serious: 1966-1968”, the missing album The Mirage could have released at the time and a must for any UK psych aficionado. It comes with detailed notes by Stefan Granados (author of The Beatles and Apple Records: Those Were The Days 2.0 book, telling the interesting Mirage story, including their connections to Dick James, the Hollies, Spencer Davis Group, Caleb (of “Baby, Your Phrasing Is Bad” fame), Plastic Penny, Portebello Explosion…
Eden Rose - On The Way To Eden
Eden Rose
On The Way To Eden
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Proto-progressive, groovy instrumental psychedelia, recorded in France in 1969 by this pre-Sandrose band and released on the tiny Katema label. Swirling Hammond grooves by keyboard virtuoso Henri Garella, top guitar playing by Jean-Pierre Alacen and a tight, funky rhythm section create one of the best early prog/psych French albums ever. First reissued on Guerssen back in 2016 and out of print for many years, here's a repress in hard cardboard sleeve + OBI - resealable outer sleeve.
Los Shakers - Shakers For You
Los Shakers
Shakers For You
LP | 1966 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1966 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Originally released in 1966, Shakers For You was the second LP by Los Shakers, the legendary beat/pop band from Uruguay. An album clearly influenced by Help!, Rubber Soul and Revolver, but showing a band that were more than mere copycats, offering some revolutionary compositions and influences such as bossa-nova. The songs on Shakers For You take us through incredible musical mixtures that, while keeping a strong early/mid Beatles feel, give us clues of what would come later in pop music with psychedelia just around the corner. This is the first ever vinyl reissue of one of the greatest beat LPs from the 1960s.
Los Shakers - Los Shakers / Break It All
Los Shakers
Los Shakers / Break It All
2LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
28,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Guerssen proudly presents the first long playing record by the fabulous LOS Shakers, the legendary band formed in Uruguay in the mid 1960s, in the wake of the Beatlemania phenomenon.Their songs had little to envy to those of their heroes from Liverpool. Tempo, chord progressions and rhythms boiled in a magic, infectious sound! The double LP set collects both the original Los Shakers album from 1965 (in its original mono mix) plus Break It All (originally released in 1966 for the U.S. market, featuring new stereo re-recordings of most of the songs from the first Los Shakers album and 45 only tracks). Get ready to enjoy the songs of Hugo, Osvaldo, Caio and Pelin… Los Shakers
Tapiman - Tapiman Deluxe Edition
Tapiman
Tapiman Deluxe Edition
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
First reissued on vinyl by Guerssen in 2003 and long out of print, here’s a new, deluxe edition of this Spanish monster rarity. Housed in heavy cardboard sleeve + OBI + resealable outer sleeve and including the same insert design and poster as our previous edition.
Legendary psychedelic hard-rock album from 1971 with prog and blues influences by this extremely underground hard-rocking power trio from Barcelona. Line-up features Max Sunyer on killer guitar (later in Iceberg), and Tapi on drums (just after leaving pioneering psych band Maquina!).
Tyrnaround - Colour Your Mind Expanded Mind Edition
Tyrnaround
Colour Your Mind Expanded Mind Edition
LP | 1986 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1986 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Trippy '60s-styled psychedelia from Australia!
Originally issued as a 12” mini-album in 1986, Tyrnaround's 'Colour Your Mind' has become a touchstone of 1980s Neo-Psychedelia and almost certainly one of the best records of the second psychedelic era.
Influenced by classic '60s British Psychedelia it was also inspired by The Dukes of Stratosphear's ‘25-O-Clock’ and perhaps exceeds that record's trip factor with the acid infused title track (featured on Amorphous Androgynous ‘Wizards of Oz’ Compilation and also famously covered by Vibravoid) blending searing acid fuzz guitar, swirling keyboards, surreal lyrics and sumptuous early Floyd like harmonies.
Now expanded to a full length LP, including all the bands singles as well as the rare Freakbeat Magazine 45 'Paragon-Smythe' (featuring the never released before unedited version), this could be seen as Tyrnaround's perfect debut album.
Julian Jay Savarin - Waiters On The Dance
Julian Jay Savarin
Waiters On The Dance
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
And here's the second Julian Jay Savarin album, released in 1973 on the short lived Birth label (a Youngblood imprint).
Another stunning prog-rock masterpiece, still Hammond and keyboard/mellotron dominated but with a more hard-rock approach, featuring plenty of killer guitar riffs, powerful but melodic vocals courtesy of Lady Jo Meek (sister of Catapilla's vocalist Anna Meek) and a solid, groovy rhythm section.
A legendary album lovingly reissued featuring original artwork, master tape sound, 180g vinyl and detailed liner notes by Andy Morten (Shindig!)
Monument - The First Monument
Monument
The First Monument
LP | 1971 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1971 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Heavily organ and guitar doom-hardrock recorded in London in 1971 by same guys as hard-rockers ZIOR. A must for fans of early Black Sabbath or Leafhound.
Miguel Abuelo & Nada - Miguel Abuelo & Nada
Miguel Abuelo & Nada
Miguel Abuelo & Nada
LP | 1975 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1975 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
A stunning blend of psychedelia, hard-rock and prog-folk courtesy of MIGUEL ABUELO, the legendary Argentinean rock pioneer. Recorded and released only in France in 1975, featuring some top Argentinean musicians such as killer guitar player DANIEL SBARRA.
Original artwork in gatefold sleeve, master tape sound and insert with lyrics, rare photos and liner notes by Daniel Sbarra.
Miguel Ángel Peralta aka Miguel Abuelo was a musician, poet and singer from Buenos Aires, Argentine. During the Sixties, he was the leader of early psychedelic band Los Abuelos de la Nada, who released a highly sought-after 45 in 1968.
In the early 70s, Miguel, a free spirit, left Argentina for Europe and he ended up busking in Paris. There, he formed a band called NADA featuring guitar player Daniel Sbarra and other expat Argentinean musicians.
Supported by their producer, Moshé Naïm, who was fascinated with Miguel’s personality and voice, they registered in France their only album, recorded circa 1973 but actually released in 1975 on Moshé’s own label, just when the band had decided to part ways.
Housed in a beautiful gatefold cover depicting Miguel in full hippie-fashion along with his little child Gato Azul, “Miguel Abuelo & Nada” is simply one of the best Argentinean rock albums ever recorded. Cleary influenced by bands like Deep Purple, Led Zepp, Jethro Tull and the like, Miguel and Daniel managed to create a very unique sound, powerful yet delicate, highlighted by Miguel's hearfelt vocals (sometimes treated as just another instrument), outstanding guitar playing by Daniel (listen to him doing one of the early known examples of proto-metal tapping on "Tirando piedras al río”), well crafted songs and deep, poetic lyrics.
The album was recorded at a state-of-the-art studio located in the countryside and was carefully produced: electric & acoustic guitars, bass, drums, flute, keyboards (including Moog), cello, violin...
Sadly, the release date kept getting delayed, the band had to go on tour without the album in the street and when it was finally released, Miguel and Daniel had decided to take separate ways. During the 80s, Miguel obtained mainstream success in Argentine until his death in 1988.
"Miguel Abuelo & Nada" is now widely regarded worldwide as a legendary, cult album and we're thrilled to present a top-notch vinyl reissue.
Tropics, The - As Time's Gone
Tropics, The
As Time's Gone
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Hailing from Florida, The Tropics were one of the finest 60s garage bands. Their memorable concerts are still remembered today by the lucky ones who saw them at the time. Between 1965 and 1969, they recorded some explosive and now legendary 45s which are prime examples of garage-rock, teen-beat, folk-rock and proto-psych sounds. Here you’ll find most of those 45 sides along with some rare, previously unreleased on vinyl tracks. Including the classic “As time’s gone” (covered by The Fuzztones) and many more.
Remastered sound in mono, insert with detailed liner notes by Jeremy Cargill (Ugly Things) and rare photos.
“In 1965 The Tropics were the biggest band in Florida…simple as that. I watched them in awe” Tom Petty
Action, The - Rolled Gold
Action, The
Rolled Gold
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
The legendary 1967-68 recordings by UK mod band THE ACTION, registered when they were in transition from mod-beat to full-blown psychedelia, just prior to becoming MIGHTY BABY.
Originally recorded as a set of demos with the intention of obtaining an album deal which inexplicably never materialized, “Rolled Gold” is a collection of brilliant songs, melancholic yet powerful. The Action’s classic line-up of Reg King, Alan ‘Bam’ King, Michael Evans and Roger Powell is augmented with the inclusion of new members Martin Stone on guitar and Ian Whiteman on flute / organ. All of them are playing their hearts out: superb harmonies, great guitar work and clever arrangements which show the influence of bands like The Byrds and the psychedelic sounds that were coming from the West Coast and UK as well as jazz giants like Coltrane.
Always the stuff of legend, The “Rolled Gold” tapes were shelved at the time, not released until 1997 when the Dig The Fuzz label discovered them and did a limited LP/CD run.
Out of print on vinyl for many years, we present a new vinyl edition.
Bolder Damn - Mourning
Bolder Damn
Mourning
LP | 1971 | UK | Reissue (Guerssen)
22,99 €*
Release:1971 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Reissue of an absolute monster US hard-rock private pressing. Hailing from Florida, Bolder Damn released this beast in 1971, featuring ultra-heavy, "raw-in-your-face" sound with devastating fuzzed-out guitar, solid rhythm section and manic vocals. First discovered and reissued by the legendary Rockadelic label in 1990, the album has gained cult status among new fans of '70s proto-doom and hard-rock sounds since then. After many of years of being out of print, now here's the definitive vinyl reissue of 'Mourning', including original artwork, a fold-out insert with liner notes and an interview with singer John Anderson and rare pictures. Come swith remastered sound. Highly recommended if you like Sabbath, Blue Cheer, Pentagram, MC5, Sainte Anthony's Fyre. "Bolder Damn produced a surprisingly assured and accomplished set of fuzz-laden bad trip boogie with a touch of proto-metal, which laid mostly unheard outside local followers of the flame until their latter day discovery." - Jeremy Cargill (Ugly Things).
Pigmy - Manifestación
Pigmy
Manifestación
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
18,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Preorder available from 27.11.2020
Pigmy is the solo project of Vicente Maciá, founding member of 90s Spanish psych band Carrots. Highly influenced by late 60s / early 70s UK psych, folk-rock and baroque pop (think Magna Carta, Fairfield Parlour, Pete Dello, Duncan Browne, Cat Stevens, Amazing Blondel…) as well as Spanish 70s folk-pop / SSW (Solera, José y Manuel, Vainica Doble…), Pigmy surprised everyone with his previous two albums, “Miniaturas” and “Hamsterdam”, which are now cult items between psych-folk fans. After a long period of songwriting and recording, Pigmy returns with “Manifestación”, his long-awaited third album. And the result is stunning. Magical, out-of time psychedelic folk-pop, in the same vein of “Hamsterdam” but this time incorporating medieval / renaissance instruments (lute, recorder…), giving “Manifestación” a very unique feel. A Latin poem opens the album , followed by the medieval sounding “Almendros en Flor” with great use of flute. “Manifestación”, inspired by the “Rosarium Philosophorum” alchemy book from 1550, features the two main ingredients from the new Pigmy sound: psychedelia and renaissance music. We hear echoes of the first Duncan Browne on “El Hombre Menguante”. Medieval atmosphere a la Magna Carta on “Incienso y Bengala”, featuring trumpets and flugelhorn: “White magic from your lute, it sounds a strange equation”. “Ana” is delicious folk-pop. Things get quite proggy on “Lo Sagrado en lo Profano”, bringing to mind those obscure British bands from the early 70s on labels like Dawn or Neon. On “Mi Canción”, Pigmy sings about crickets and grasshoppers to the rhythm of progressive, pastoral folk-rock. “Lachrimae Pavan” is an instrumental piece played only with lute. “It’s me, let me in, I want to show you a garden”, sings Pigmy on “Déjame Entrar”, a melancholic folk song featuring violin, acoustic guitar, percussion and recorder. “Septiembre” closes the album in a stellar way, folk-pop with female backing vocals, organ, vibraphone… We welcome Pigmy to the Guerssen catalogue, where he’ll sure feel at home between our reissues of 60s-70s psych and folk-rock and current psych-folk acts like Constantine.
Shaker's - In The Studio Again
Shaker's
In The Studio Again
LP | 1971 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1971 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Originally released in 1971 (only in Brazil and Argentine) under the Shaker’s name, (an idea / imposition of the record label / producer) In The Studio Again was in fact recorded by THE Innocents, an Uruguayan band featuring Roberto "Pelin" Capobianco and Carlos "Caio" Vila from LOS Shakers plus Héctor and Carlos Capobianco (Pelin’s twin brothers) and Rubén ‘Lorenzo’ Viela. These top musicians recorded in Brazil a wonderful album full of catchy songs, vocal harmonies, superb arrangements and Beatlesque / baroque-pop / proto power-pop vibes. Featuring a collection of English-sung self-penned songs (some of them could have been easily included on Shakers For You or La Conferencia Secreta del Toto’s Bar) and amazing cover versions of Carole King and McCartney.
Caedmon - Caedmon
Caedmon
Caedmon
LP+7" | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
25,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Caedmon - a five piece student band in the 70s - recorded this album to mark their farewell concert in early 1978, before they went their separate ways after university. They had literally no idea of the myths, rumours, and tales that would embellish (and sometimes distort) the musical arc traced by this album in the decades to come.
The album contains twelve songs. Ten were written by the band. One was based on an ancient text by 7th century poet Caedmon. And the final track was a traditional gospel song, a regular much loved closer to their live set.
Angela Naylor’s lead vocals are supported by close harmony male vocals throughout. Acoustic guitars, mandolin and cello jostle with electric guitar, keyboards, percussion and bass. The resultant blend can only be described as eclectic, conjuring a slightly bizarre mix of folk ballad, bossa-nova, and psychedelic jazz and funk. Little did they know that this would be described as acid-folk in years to come. Unusual time signatures, tight arrangements, improbable instrumentation, oblique and poetic stories tackling spirituality, distorted fuzz guitar, and the odd recorder solo all combine to create something that was of its era, and yet simultaneously wildly out of synch with it.
1978 was the era of punk. Frustrated by the record company stranglehold on the market, bands were recording and releasing their own material on their own labels. Caedmon adopted this approach (if not the musical genre!) and recorded their farewell to fans in Barclay Towers Studio in Edinburgh, an attic flat, patronised by the Rezillos and others. Essentially each song was recorded ‘live' in two or three takes on a four track tape machine, with occasional overdubs.
Handling their own duplication and distribution, the pressing of 500 swiftly disappeared, but not before a last minute emergency rescue operation was necessitated. During the pressing, a call from the pressing plant informed the band that they had too much music recorded to fit on a 33rpm 12" vinyl. A quick decision resulted in 2 tracks being moved across to a 45rpm 7" single. The album, with its slightly less than commonplace contents, sold for £2.50 to friends and fans.
They were never a mainstream band. They were unsigned, boasted a small fan-base (mostly in Scotland), only occasionally played south of the border (notably at a disastrous gig at the Greenbelt Festival in 1977), enjoyed some success at the Edinburgh Fringe. And that was about it until....
Their niche fame came twenty years later. Both a re-release of the original album on CD by Kissing Spell records, and a burgeoning world-wide vinyl collectors market made possible by the internet, led to a sometimes feverish demand for copies of the original vinyl of 1978. At its height, you could pay £1,500 for a reasonable quality copy of the original album (including 7" single and lyric sheet insert). A number of unlicensed re-releases followed on CD and on vinyl, being this Guerssen edition the first licensed reissue of the 1978 album since the Kissing Spell CD.
Salamander - The Ten Comandments
Salamander
The Ten Comandments
LP | 1971 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:1971 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
UK 1971 album released on the Youngblood label.
Based in The Ten Commandments, though not proved to be Christian rock itself, the album is a nice progressive pop-rock disc showing influence of Deep Purple and The Moody Blues, with good dose of organ, guitar and brass.
Fantastic reissue in a four-way foldout poster-type picture cover, housed in deluxe PVC outer sleeve.
180 gram vinyl, remastered sound from master tapes, and insert with liner notes by Andy Morten.
Julian's Treatment - A Time Before This
Julian's Treatment
A Time Before This
2LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
28,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Debut, double album by musician/sci-fi writer Julian Jay Savarin. Originally released on Miki Dallon's Youngblood label in 1970, this is a classic since the early days of record collecting.
Hammond dominated, spacey, psychedelic prog-rock with long tracks, cool female vocals and a cosmic, sci-fi concept vibe.
This reissue features the original gatefold sleeve, master tape sound in 180g vinyl, and detailed liner notes by Andy Morten (Shindig!). Essential to anyone into early UK prog-rock!
New Tweedy Brothers, The - The New Tweedy Bros!
New Tweedy Brothers, The
The New Tweedy Bros!
LP | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Guerssen)
17,59 €* 21,99 € -20%
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
100% uncut psychedelia and garagey, jangly folk-rock from 1968!!

Originally from Portland, the New Tweedy Brothers were formed by brothers Fred and Danny Lackaff plus Dennis Fagaly and Steve Ekman. In 1966, they relocated to San Francisco, where they were part of the exploding, nascent psychedelic Ballroom scene, influencing none other than Jerry Garcia and sharing stage with bands like The Warlocks (pre-Grateful Dead), Quicksilver and Big Brother among others. Upon returning to Oregon, they self-released in 1968 their only album, housed in a striking hexagonal, over-sized silver foil cover, now a holy grail between psychedelic collectors. Innocent vocal harmonies, fuzzy bass, jangly guitars, raga sounds…

“Many punters feel that this LP epitomizes the innocent first wave of "the West Coast Sound" before it was quickly corrupted.” – John T. Berg.
Tapiman - Hard Drive
Tapiman
Hard Drive
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
21,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Previously unreleased homemade recordings from 1971 by Barcelona’s hairiest power trio. Raw, in–your–face hard–rock and proto–metal plus some surprising psychedelic, Canterbury styled moves. Featuring the very first line–up of the band comprised of killer guitar player Miguel Ángel Núñez, the legendary Tapi (ex–Máquina!) on drums and Pepe Fernández on bass. Includes a cover of Black Sabbath’s "Planet Caravan".

Deluxe insert with detailed liner notes and rare photos. LP includes digital download.
Alan Munson - Good Morning World
Alan Munson
Good Morning World
LP | 2008 | EU | Original (Guerssen)
9,99 €*
Release:2008 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Originally released in a limited run on cassette in 1975.
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