Monday, April 30, 2007

Pretty Things - Paradiso, Amsterdam March 29, 1969

a litle present before i leave tomorrow

Excellent live bootleg from The Pretty Thing

this is what the info file says:

1. Instro (fade in)
2. Talking about the good times, part 1
3. Talking about the good times, part 2
4. Alexander
5. Renaissance Fair
6. SF sorrow is born
7. She says good morning
8. Mr. Evasion (cuts off)

Time: 34:21

Source: Soundboard -> Reel-To-Reel Master -> CDR (#2) ->
EAC -> Flac (level 8) -> Dime

Sound quality: A++

Line up:

Phil May: Lead Vocals
Dick Taylor: Lead guitar, Vocals
Wally Allen: Bass, Vocals
John Povey: Keyboards, Vocals
John 'Twink' Alder : Drums


This has been available much longer on various boots in inferior quality.
But the difference in soundquality of the old source and this new one could
not be bigger. From D- to A++.
The old source was taken from a 37 year old broadcast, which was
probably recorded with a mic in front of a transistor radio.
This one is a digital copy of the original pre-fm VPRO mastertape.
An amazing discovery that will fill many hearts with joy, I'm sure.

But it's not just the recording quality that makes this so outstanding.
The pretties were rawking like the devil was on their heels~~!
This recording makes the Stones live album "Get yer ya-ya's out"
sound like a tea party (sorry stonesfans!).
What an awesome rockband this was.
And what a shame they got so little recognition.

I maintained the titles that the original seed provided.
I'm not sure whether Tr. 1 is correctly titled.
The "Hyde and Psych" boot named this track "Why?",
but then that boot also incorrectly listed Tr.8 as "I see you".

Anyway, dig this!

And many many thanks to the man who -with a lot of patience-
managed to unearth this great piece of history.

go get this!

Away For Some Days

tomorrow i have to go to the hospital
for a chemo cure

will be back Thursday!

while im away you might want to look at the

The Authentic MEGA SUPER MAMMOTH MP3 Blog List


Sunday, April 29, 2007

Magical Power Mako- Hapmoniym 1972-1975


1972-1975 Japanese Weirdness

Very Highly Recommended

as i dont post as much as i used to do back in the day
i thought why not post something very huge!

4 hours 42 minutes and 14 seconds
of musical madness from this japanese underground legend.
ranging from Psychedelic Folk,Krautrock,Free Improv and electronic experiments

this box was supossed to have various follow ups,yet no one has been released.....

review from allmusic:
Magical Power Mako's discography consists of a heap of sonic interrogations, but as far as question marks go, Hapmoniym adds the largest amount of them to the pile. This five-CD box set is presented as the first of three such sets to be released. The material was recorded between 1972 and 1975 and first came out as a very limited edition in 1993. Each of the five discs contains one track of music ranging between 43 and 65 minutes in duration. Each track is its own album, with separate pieces all dumped onto the same index track, forcing you to listen to each disc in one sitting and consider it as a single, unbreakable entity. The range of music covered through the whole set is colossal, encompassing psychedelic folk, Krautrock, free improvisation, electronic music, and tape experiments. Each piece takes the form of a collage where the best and the worst (in ideas, performances, and sound quality) collide in a way that strongly evokes Faust's modus operandi. The music itself also shares similarities with Faust, but Mako's universe is nothing but his own, and Hapmoniym, if it has to be compared to another album, must be compared to his own 1975 sophomore effort Super Record. Another point of reference would be Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells (a snippet of which happens to find its way into the fifth piece). Hard-grooving episodes alternate with meditative drones, bongo freak-outs, Greek and Japanese folk tunes, a slide whistle solo, electronic music that sounds inspired by Arne Nordheim, delirious fuzz guitar, and an unexpected medieval-sounding song. Hapmoniym (whose title, when written in uppercase letters, spells out the word Harmonium in Greek characters) is a monument to creativity, self-indulgence, and the occasional necessity of self-indulgence to foster superhuman creativity. ~ François Couture, All Music Guide

get CD1
get CD2
get CD3
get CD4
get CD5

Have fun y'all!

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Shin Jung Hyun & Questions-In-A-Kadda-Da-Vida

1970 Korean (Psychedelic) Rock
Includes HQ Scans

excellent live album by the Godfather of korean rock
got this one by mail sometime ago
Track one=Side Two
Track two=Side One

contain a excellent version of In A Gadda Da Vida(Iron Butterfly),3 original songs and Funky Broadway(Wilson Picket)

a little bit of info:
Shin jung hyun played his band questions with guest singers(Kim Chu-Ja,Song Man-Su,Park In-Su) at this live show. Recommendable songs are Side A4 and Side B1. Side A5 Funky Broadway is a cover song of Wilson Picket and great psychedelic improvisation!! and Side B has a only one song. The song is a cover song In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida of Iron Butterfly. This cover play of In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida of Iron Butterfly is a legend, till now. I think that this live song is a best of best Korean psychedelic live Jam!! and great and very very nice noise feast.
Highly recommendable record!!
taken from here

go go get this!(265 kbits)

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Tenjo Sajiki-Shintokumaru

1978 Japanese Avantgarde Theatre Rock

a album by the Shūji Terayama Theather Group
with legendary musician
J.A. Caesar,and probaly some more underground music figures.
Shintokamura [Victor, 1978] is live recording in a mellower mood, and
has been reissued on LP by P-Vine
the music could be described as Japanese traditional theatre meets progressive rock and folk

note:all tracks are tagged in romanji(japanese readable for non-japanese speakers)

go go get this weird stuff

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

The Tempters-First Album

Japanese Group Sounds 1968

GS album mainly made up of covers(Let's live for today,Stop The Music",Boom Boom ect..)
and one original song (Wasureenu kimi) wich was inspired by Paint It Black.
straight from the original vinyl,ripped by purplepills67 for me

Excellent biography's can be found here and here

go get it

Monday, April 16, 2007

Back again

im back home again since thursday but i forgot to update the blog

so everything goes well with me,i would even dare to say better than before

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Live From The Hospital

im again in the hospital for a chemo cure
i'll be back thursday

lets hope everything goes well

you can send cards to

Dirk Sietse Gjaltema
Postbus 111209700 CC
afdeling D2 Room 66

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Kan Mikami-Live In Kouchi University 1972

1972 Japanese Outsider Folk (Released 2005)

a excellent early live recording of kan mikami
but the quality isnt as good as the folk jamboree 71 recording i posted somewere in 2006,but thats because that was a comercial recording and this not/
the voice of japanese blues(as he calls it)
sad enough no track titles availible but fans should recognise some songs

Kan Mikami's 1972 Kochi University Live has long circulated in fan circles and is whispered to be one of the most powerful dates the bald colossus ever played. Captured live at Kochi University in front of a crowd of hyped-up wannabe student revolutionaries, Mikami breathes raging white-heat into a set of lurid, rabble-rousing classics. Stunning cover painting by Kazuki Tomokawa. Special card jacket, limited edition of 1000.

go get it

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Baby Grandmothers-Baby Grandmothers

Swedish Psychedelica recorded in '67/68

Excellent swedish psychedelic rock compilation released in early 2007

Baby Grandmothers were a short-lived Swedish band, but one of the most prolific and unique psychedelic, modal, experimental power-trios to emerge out of the Scandinavian psychedelic underground-scene in 1967.
Although hailing from Stockholm, Sweden they only released a single in Finland, which has since become one of the most sought after pieces of vinyl from the era.
Baby Grandmothers were formed out of the legendary R&B / beat band T-Boones in the summer of 1967. T-Boones are probably best known for their “At the club/King of the Orient” single which is one of the best, and most collectable, out of the Swedish garage beat-era. Guitar-wiz Kenny Håkansson joined the band in 1965and with the group down to a trio they drifted into the psychedelic sounds of the time and in August 1967 released the single “I Want You”, which definitely was the first hard-rock recording ever made in Sweden.
The band was then re-christened Baby Grandmothers by the co-founder of the newly opened psychedelic club Filips, for which he needed a house-band.
Filips was the legendary breeding ground for bands such as Hansson & Karlsson, Pärson Sound, as well as orgiastic all night jams with foreign luminaries such as Jimi Hendrix and the Mothers of Invention.
Baby Grandmothers also supported Jimi Henrix on his Swedish tour in 1968 and then turned into Mecki Mark Men, who became the first Swedish rock band to tour the US.
Founding member Kenny Håkansson went on to form the highly influential Kebnekajse, who created the Swedish electric folk psych sound.
This unique collection brings live-recordings made at Filips, their impossibly rare single and a rare live recording made in Finland. Painstakingly collected and researched by Dungen’s guitarist Reine Fiske. 16 page booklet.


go get it!

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