MIND BLOWERS / PSYCHOTIC MOOSE & THE SOUL SEARCHERS (Wild 60’S Punk Classics)

 

Originally released as LPs back in 1982/83., these two comps gather some real cool 60’s US garage-punk/psych tunes by The Hangmen, Bram Rigg Set, Invasion, Royal Aircoach, The Falcons [influenced by The Seeds “Tripmaker”], The Bluethings, H.M. Subjects, Ed Wool & The Nomads, ‘early’ The Doors, The Undecided, The Liverpool Set [killer ” Seventeen Tears To The End”], The Tropics [ace ”As Time’s Gone”],  The Olivers, The Id, The Bump, The Guilloteens, great garage folk-rock ”Days Of My Years” by The Traveling Salesmen, The Spikedrivers, 49th Paralell … Some of these song were over-comped over the years  so you could be very familiar with them but some ain’t, so you gotta dig anyways. Check some fuzzed-out favs below ‘n’ gid!!!

 

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TEEN TRASH FROM PSYCHEDELIC TOKYO 66-69 Vol.1-3 [Monster A Go-Go!/Big Lizard Stomp!/Slitherama!]

 

”Under the influence of The Beatles, the Group Sounds movement swept Japan in the mid-1960s. This esteemed compilation exceedingly difficult to find since its original release in 1990, gathers the wildest tracks in the genre, spanning surf rock, fuzzed-up R&B, and even psychedelia. It’s sure to thrill fans of the further reaches of garage rock.”

Don’t know what could it be, effects of radiations or somethin’ but Japanese rockers really know how to took things to the extreme. If I tell you that these three ‘Godzilla’ volumes of 60’s ‘banzai garage’ contain more fuzz than you ate hot meals or noodles in yer whole life then ya know what I’m talkin’ bout. Here you got the most savage ‘Brit invasion’ influenced sound with acts like The Golden Cups [check out Surfadelic collection!], The Mops, The Beavers, The Spiders, The Carnabeats, D’Swooners, The Jaguars… predecessors to modern Jap garage punk bands as The Teengenerate or Guitar Wolf. Most stuff are fuzzed-out covers of classics by Bo Doddley, C. Berry, Wilson Pickett, Hendrix, Yardbirds, Animals… Yo kiddos! Check out some favs below and 掘る !!!

 

 

OZ BEAT FRENZY! (Rare & Unknown ’60s Garage) / THE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC BEAT SCENE (1965-67)

 

Two Australian 60’s garage beat comp with mostly rare but pretty solid ‘Down under’ fuzzed-out rumble. There are some well known acts like The Elois, Purle Hearts, Missing Links, Throb, Barrington Davis, Johnny Rebb & The Atlantics… ”Oz Beat Frenzy!” is more on raw garage side while ”Australian Music Beat Scene” is more beat oriented. Anyways, check some favs down under, Stop, Look And Listen ‘n’ Dig!!!

 

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VICTIMS OF CIRCUMSTANCES Vol.1&2

 

 

It’s never enough of 60’s punk , ain’t it? These are real cool garage rock comps from the late 80’s but there’s a catch as volume 2 cd version gathers all vol.2 Lp trax plus 7 vol.1 trax and 3 bonus cuts . So I have to add 10 more trax from vol.1 Lp to make collection complete with 34 trax! It’s kinda like compicated huh?!…  but don’t worry, everything’s here.

Some of the songs like Larry And The Loafers ”Lets Go To The Beach”, Teddy And His Patches ”From Day To Day”, The Humane Society ”Knock, Knock”, The Romancers ”She Took My Oldsmobil” or The Lyrics ”Mr. Man” you could hear on ”famous” garage comps as Nuggets, Pebbles,  What A Way To Die, Sixties Rebellion, Mayhem & Psychosis, Hang It Out To Dry!…  But most trax are not so well known as wacky opener by Animal Jack ”Gotta Hear The Beat (Part1)”, biker outlaws The Charles ”Motorcycle”, fuzz drenched ”Turning To Stone” by The Gladiators,  The Reverbs ”Lie In The Shade Of The Sun”, The Teardrops ”Sweet, Sweet Sadie”, punker Joe Frank & The Knights ”Can’t Find A Way”, fuzzed-out ”I’ll Give You More” by Erik And The Smoke Ponies and The Decades ”I’m Gonna Dance”, organ driven ”Stay In My Life” by The Pied Pipers or cool stuff as Fever Tree ”I Can Beat Your Drum” and The Pilmigrage ”Bad Apple” you could hear on Garage Beat ’66 and Teenage Shutdown! comps. Sound optimization by Mr.Eliminator himself.  Loads of ace 60’s fuzzed-out garage rock action ”Until the devil starts to sweat!” Dig!!!

 

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HOUSTON HALLUCINATIONS / The Houston Post: NOWSOUNDS GROOVE-IN [60’s Garage/Psych]

 

 

More 60’s garage/psych from Texas. ”Houston Hallucinations” is a fuzzed-out collection of ’66-’68 unreleased stuff by Houston bands as Euphoria [known for their ’69 lp ”A Gift From Euphoria”], Pastels, Coastliners, Countdown 5, Ninth Street Bridge, Iguanas… It’s more psych-garage than ”Nowsounds Groove-In” comp. that also features cuts by The Countdown 5 and The Coastliners too and same Fever Tree ”Radio Commercial”. Also there are tunes by other popular rock bands in the Houston area at that time as A-440 [famed for Torture” from Acid Visions and Mindrocker comps], Thursday’s Children, The Surf Knights, The Moving Sidewalks, The Six Pents, The Dimensions… Iggy would say – Houston Is Hot Tonight, alright! Dig!!!

 

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THE CHOSEN FEW 1&2 [60’s Garage Punk]

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”Both volumes of the original vinyl on one fantastic cd. An absolutely stunning selection of original US garage punk from the golden age. All rough-edged teen snarl. No crappy hippie-isms, no noodling guitar solos, no saxophones and no bare-chested macho hollering… just primo teen fuzz and scuzz. This is the cd to get if you can’t afford the original vinyl albums. Yes – the cd sleeve is a bit boring looking – but the best things in life are often hidden away like this. You do get good sleeve notes in the booklet and the sound quality is great.”

From the first wave of US garage/psych comps of early 80’s these two are among the best, full of top-notch killer 60’s punkers. Many of these tunes gained a cult status among garage fans and you could heard some on other comps and reissues as Teenage Shutdown, Back From The Grave, PEBBLES, Highs In The Mid Sixties…  And remember, fuzz is a way of life. Sound check by Mr. Eliminator. Dig!!!

 

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BATTLE OF THE SURF GUITARS Vol.1&2 [60’s Surf Instros]

 

And in the meantime… Back to the beach! These two limited edition lps are late 80’s Belgium comps of mostly rare & ‘unknown’ 60’s US surf instrumental groups. In the 90’s this stuff was reissued as ”Surf Guitars Rumble” cd comps you could already find at Surfadelic. This is real cool shit, so you surfers gonna dig it anyways. Check some favs down there ‘n’ Dig!!!

 

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DOWNTOWN ROCKIN’ AT THE STRIPTEASE CLUB 500 [14 Raw & Wild Blues Rockers From The 1960’s]

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As it says – Raw & Wyld blues rockers in tradition of Elmor James and Hound Dog Taylor style. So here you go with cool covers and originals as Shake Your Money Maker, Dust My Broom, Don’t You Lie To Me, We’re Gonna Boogie, Jackson Tennessee, Ain’t Got A Lousy Dime… It’s wyld & raw blues screech Lp collection from B-Sharp label that gave you “Nasty Rockabilly” series. Check some favs down below ‘n’ Dig!!!

 

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