80s F-G

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
The Fastest Bat Cold Haily Windy Night (Human) EX / EX U.K.'1985 42.00
(mid-80's release of U.K. Prog-Folk-Rock from Birmingham, plenty o' traditional acres bein' ploughed 'n destilled into new bottles in exciting Fairport Convention manner; heartful dives w/mandolin, keyboards, fiddle, percussion, acoustic/electric guitars 'n charming, expressive voc-treats; scarce small-label press and a real find for somebody who's on the lookout for innovative progressions in fields of U.K. Folk!)
Fattburger Good News (Intima) M / M NL'1987 32.00
(dutch print of 80's release by californian Lounge-Pop combo... a good slice of technoid Schlock news;)
Fields Of The Nephilim Dawnrazor (Situation 2) M- / M- U.K.'1987 42.00
(80's U.K. orig. print of Doom-Dirge sounds w/solemn veils of sinister sound-scapes à la Joy Div, Room of Lights...;)
Fine Young Cannibals Same (Metronome) VG++ / VG++ D'1985 22.00*
(german orig. print  w/inner-sleeve;)
The Firm Mean Business (Atlantic) M / M- D'1986 Sold
(mid-80's german print of hard-rockin' project by Jimmy Page & Paul Rodgers (of FREE-fame)
Fishbone Same (Columbia) M- / EX U.S.'1985 28.00
(mid-80's orig. U.S. print of all-black combo bustin' out via colorful 'xotik rhythm-strokes... rockin' Ska 'n moody partyin' Wah w/brass;)
Bela Fleck With The New Grass Revival
Deviation (Rounder) M- / M- U.S.'1984 36.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of fascinating Folk-Rock item w/adventurous banjo-driven Bluegrass progressions by master of the genre; full-band sound w/strong, melodic violin-leads by Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas plays dobro, athmo-bannered songs, well executed and a fine production!)
Fleshtones Blast Off! (Roir) EX / EX U.S.'1982 34.00
(RARE cassette-only release by this Neo-Garage-guitar slingin' U.S. quartet; khool packing!
Up-Front (I.R.S.) M- / EX U.S.'1980 55.00
(rare 5-track mini-album marking the debut of this Neo-Garage-guitar slingin' U.S. quartet;for best results, this extended play record should be played at 45 rpm!)
Folkminers Same (PMF) M- / EX U.S.'1986 65.00
(mid-80's U.S. electric-Folk-Rock jangle-spree w/vibrating fuzz-tone colors & a CHURCH typo melo-trail; 6-track mini-album spinning at 45 rpm; from Ann Arbor, Michigan;)
The Force Same (Zilch) EX / EX D'1982 32.00*
(early 80's german print of Pub-rockin' sounds by veterans of the genre; feat. Sean Tyla, Deke Leonard (of MAN-fame)
Nancy Forever And The Antlers
Presents 101:heresies (NF) M- / M- '1989 32.00
(late 80's U.S. print of quirky, eccentric Pop sounds w/hard-rockin' fuzz-tone guitar and Nancy's punk-battered choir-girl-voice; w/insert;  odd collage-sleeve;)
Fortunate Sons Karezza (Bam-Caruso) M- / M- U.K.'1987 34.00*
(mid-80's aussie Neo-Rickenbacker splash-down grazin' on some Church-fame ...means that the Byrds again served for godfather! ...band-name's derived from a John Fogerty song; ...a band not necessarily foaming w/originality! feat. Chris Wilson of The Church;)
Rising (Bam-Caruso) M- / M- U.K.'1986 34.00*
(mid-80's aussie Neo-Rickenbacker splash-down grazin' on some Church-fame... means that the Byrds again served for godfather!... band-name's derived from a John Fogerty song;... a band not necessarily foaming w/originality!)
Four On The Floor Same (Roa) M / M- U.S.'1986 42.00
(mid-80's release of straight rockin' dual-guitar action w/blitz leads, drivin' melodic lanes; 5 track mini-album by this New Jersey quartet;)
Kim Fowley Jr. Son Of Frankenstein (Moxie) EX / EX U.S.'1981 95.00
("as to the "son of Frankenstein" Kim Jr.'s genetic structure must have been warped by all the audio radiation, cause at 15, the kid sounds sort of like a techno update of "Outrageous" the 60's acidhead Kim Fowley favorite! ...of late the music-press has been throwing around the term "Psychedelic", unfortunately they have attached the term to all the wrong records. in fact, the record album you are now reading is the first true psychedelic album of the 80's. it combines the innocent experiments of youth with a sardonic young rock scientists's tortured teenage passion. the resulting chaos is is dark, scary and good perverted fun!"
(from the liner-notes to this album penned by Rich La Bonte) ....well, go ahead and judge for yourself!)
Freak Water Same (Amoeba) M- / EX U.S.'1989 55.00
(late 80's U.S. action-packed Country-Folk-raspin' w/fiery slide, dobro 'n lap-steel; Freak Water consists of 2 ladies from Kentucky w/help from friends; "Albert C. Samson" -track sparkles w/some exeptional fingerwork flashin' back to Bradley's ol' barn as for aura 'n execution!!)
Freur Doot-Doot (CBS) M- / M- U.K.'1983 42.00*
(orig. U.K. print (w/inner-sleeve) of minimal-structured Avant-Wave Sounds w/ a Pop appeal; ...gloomy canvas w/tech-no-ID lines;)
Friends Of Betty Blind Faith II (Underdog) M- / M- U.S.'1988 42.00
(late 80's small-label" (independent" was the slogan!) release from Chicago; drivin' wasto-Fry-Punk-rockin' thing w/distorto-fuzz sounds, noisy vapours, messy vocs w/psychotic touch; w/insert-sheet;)
Frontier Theory No Waltz In The Meadow (Top) EX / EX U.S.'1988 52.00
(late 80's U.S. electric Folk-Rock release by Washington, D.C. quartet; their 2nd album graced w/ a fine blend of 60's flash-back West-Coast Folk-Rock plus an R.E.M. typo strayn but addin' a bucket-full-'o splashin' color! version of "summertime" and the hooky "don't walk away"; w/inner-sleeve;)
Fubu La Tambouille Du Mogambö (JJS Production) M / M F'1986 SOLD
(mid-80's french print of native Trad-Folk work; accordeons, synth, clarinet, guitar, electric piano...; this band feat. Thierre Mirebeau;)
Fun Boy Three Waiting (Chrysalis) EX / EX U.S.'1983 34.00*
(David Byrne produced 80's U.K. Pop thing w/ a 'xotic edge; incl. the great Tv-crimi-theme "murder she said"!)
The Fundamentals Feeling Strange (P.O.S.) EX / EX U.S.'1989 34.00
(late 80's U.S. REM-influenced electric guitar-splashin' Folk-Rock on small New Jersey label;)
Fuzzbox We've Got A Fuzzbox And We're Gonna Use It (Geffen) EX / EX U.S.'1986 34.00*
(mid-80's U.K. fuzzed-out Girlie-Punk w/snotty paisley-zonked vibes; inner-sleeve has some nasty pics of 'em chicks!)
Game Theory 2 Steps From The Middle Ages (Enigma) EX / EX U.S.'1988 34.00
(80's californian Folk-Pop raver w/jangly guitar sound and female lead- 'n back-up vocs;)
Real Nighttime (Enigma/Rational) M- / M- U.S.'1985 52.00
(80's californian Folk-Pop raver w/jangly guitar sound and female lead- 'n back-up vocs; there's some colorfully bent melo-joggle at work here! feat. Mitch Easter, Michael Quercio...;)
Real Nighttime (Enigma/Rational) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1985 42.00
(80's californian Folk-Pop raver w/jangly guitar sound and female lead- 'n back-up vocs; there's some colorfully bent melo-joggle at work here!)
Gassiga Same (Zytglogge) M- / EX CH'1986 42.00
(mid-80's swiss Folk- (Rock) release by native band; ...sorta stoned, good-timey Rumpelstilz; all sung in native tongue;)
The Gear Blim (Chocolate Moustache) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1989 38.00
(late 80's U.S. privat-press out of Michigan; melodic guitar-crunchin' Garage-Rock w/ a 60's Kinky feel in the harmonies; their 2nd release w/ insert-sheet;)
In The New Hitsville (Chocolate Moustache) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1988 52.00
(late 80's U.S. privat-press out of Michigan; melodic guitar-crunchin' Garage-Rock; 4-track mini-album; w/ insert-sheet;)
Girlfriend Heartshot (International Artist) EX / EX CH'1986 55.00
(orig. swiss print of mid-80's effort by native band from Lucerne; Power-Pop dimension w/ hard-edged twin-guitars; autographed by bass-player!)
The Gist Embrace The Herd (Base/Rough Trade) EX / EX I'1981 28.00*
(orig. italian print of early 80's U.K. Techno-Folk-Wave orig. released on Rough Trade;)
The Gladstones Jeremy (Tall) M- / M- U.S.'1990 42.00
(late 80's U.S. local Nebraska electric Folk-Rock ringer w/solemn, fragile athmo-soothe;)
Golden Palominos Oao (Celluloid) M- / M- U.S.'1983 52.00*
(Classic 80's Avant-Rock-Wave project feat. Bill Laswell, Bernie Worrell(on Hammond organ) Anton Fier on drums, Arto Lindsay on guitar & vocs, Fred Frith, David Moss, John Zorn...; the 80's Sound of New York!)
Visions Of Excess (Celluloid) M- / M- U.S.'1985 65.00*
(Classic 80's Avant-Rock-Wave project feat. Bill Laswell, Bernie Worrell(on Hammond organ) Anton Fier on drums, Arto Lindsay on guitar, Jack Bruce & Michael Stipe on vocs, Carla Bley also plays some hammond organ; great cover of Skip Spence "Omaha"; the 80's Sound of New York!)
Visions Of Excess (Celluloid) M- / M- F'1985 52.00*
(Classic 80's Avant-Rock-Wave project feat. Bill Laswell, Bernie Worrell(on Hammond organ) Anton Fier on drums, Arto Lindsay on guitar, Jack Bruce & Michael Stipe on vocs, Carla Bley also plays some hammond organ; great cover of Skip Spence "Omaha"; the 80's Sound of New York! french print;)
Gore Mean Man's Dream (Red Rhino) EX / EX U.S.'198 28.00
(80's U.S. (?) doomy Hard-Core sweller w/punky edge; promo label;)
The Graphic People In Glass (Dolphin) EX / M- U.S.'1984 52.00
(mid-80's small-label press from North Carolina; dynamic Pop-shaker w/ringin' guitars 'n strong femme lead-vocals! 6-track mini-album;)
Great Plains The Mark,Don & Mel E.P. (Acid Tapes) EX / EX U.K.'1983 42.00
(RARE 80's cassette-only release on this fascinating dedicated-to-independent-music label from the U.K.; Great Plains hails from Ohio and rattles forth w/an intriguing organ/guitar sound and a mind for windy POP! some live-tracks also included here!)
Green On Red Gas Food Lodging (Enigma) SS / SS U.S.'1984 55.00*
(mid-80's release by L.A. band feat. Dan Stuart, Chris Cacavas, Chuck Prophet IV...; scarce limited edition green vinyl press; still sealed;)
Gravity Talks (Metronome) EX / EX D'1987 42.00*
(late 80's orig. german release by L.A. band feat. Dan Stuart & Chris Cacavas; electric-Folk-Rock w/Doorsy organ-spook 'n wino-painted skid-row vibes thru' hazy melancho/romancero fade-glow! "cheap wine" is ace 80's classic 'n "blue parade" cuts the cake for gloomy downer fanfare w/a solemn ache! orig. recorded 'n released in the U.S. on Slash records in '83)
Gravity Talks (Slash) M / M- U.S.'1983 52.00*
(early 80's U.S. orig. release by L.A. band feat. Dan Stuart & Chris Cacavas; electric-Folk-Rock w/Doorsy organ-spook 'n wino-painted skid-row vibes thru' hazy melancho/romancero fade-glow! "cheap wine" is ace 80's classic 'n "blue parade" cuts the cake for gloomy downer fanfare w/a solemn ache!)
Gravity Talks (Slash) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1983 52.00*
(early 80's U.S. orig. release by L.A. band feat. Dan Stuart & Chris Cacavas; electric-Folk-Rock w/Doorsy organ-spook 'n wino-painted skid-row vibes thru' hazy melancho/romancero fade-glow! "cheap wine" is ace 80's classic 'n "blue parade" cuts the cake for gloomy downer fanfare w/a solemn ache!)
No Free Lunch (Mercury) M- / M- U.K.'1985 55.00*
(mid-80's release by L.A. band feat. Dan Stuart, Chris Cacavas, Chuck Prophet IV...; excellent electric Folk-Rock gem w/ that precious americana/outlaw edge, smokin' acoustic/ electric mix w/pearly electric lead-guit cranks! ...moods that sorta got picked up later on by the californian DROVERS; recorded in England; this is the U.K. press w/great die-cut/gimmix-jacket plus inner-bag; ...a stone 80's classic (in my ears)
Same (Down There/Enigma) M- / EX U.S.'1982 75.00
(early 80's U.S. orig.7-track mini-album debut-release by L.A. band feat. Dan Stuart & Chris Cacavas; electric Garage-Rock w/Doorsy organ-spook 'n shaky grunge-splash w/expressive lead-vocs; blue-label print;)
Green River Come On Down (Homestead) EX / EX U.S.'1985 55.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of fiercely cranked-up Grunge-Punk mayhem w/showers of fuzzed 'n distorted guitars; ...from the Seattle scene;)
Guadalcanal Diary Jamboree (Elektra) EX / EX D'1986 34.00*
(mid-80's german release of 2nd album by Guitar rockin' gang from Georgia! w/inner-sleeve;)
Walking In The Shadow Of The Big Man (Hybrid) EX / EX U.K.'1985 42.00*
(mid-80's U.K. release by Guitar rockin' gang from Georgia; has a drivin' Cow-punky splash on the stand-out "ghost on the road" -track;)
Guana Batz Live Over London (ID/Rough Trade) M / M- D'1987 52.00
(rare german press in multicolored vinyl and FOC; ruff-hewn Punk-A-Billy splash w/voodoo-swamp khool recorded live at The Hammersmith in London; covers of "rock this town", "shake your money maker/tear it up"...; this german pressing has 3 extra-songs not incl. w/ the U.K. press!!)
The Guest Stars Same (Eigelstein) M- / M- D'1985 38.00
(german print of mid-80's release by british Latin-Pop-Lounge gathering w/male/ femme lead-singers, sax- soloing, lead-axe cranks on the spiritualized "la tierra el sol" (7:43) ...there's a planetary-social-concern to be experienced here! ...if in doubt feel free to consult the lyrics on the insert-sheet!!)
Greg Gumbel California Republic (Meticulous) EX / EX U.S.'1984 155.00
(mid-80's californian privat-press of intense guitar-ringin' West-Coast Rock w/airy melo-trails plus a bonanza of ace-guitar-leads on the haunting"dragon in the mountain" -track that feat. some explosion- guitar cranks by Henry Kaiser! Stu Cook (of CCR-fame!) plays bass!)
Gypsy The Goddess (Velvet Sky) SS / SS U.S.'1987 55.00
(late 80's U.S. release by Wisconsin trio hooked on Hendrixy energies w/wah-fuzz-lead-guitar, poundin' rhythms, melodic swyrls 'n some sax blows; comes in nice sleeve plus insert-sheet;)
The Goddess (Velvet Sky) M / M- U.S.'1987 75.00
(late 80's U.S. release by Wisconsin trio hooked on Hendrixy energies w/wah-fuzz-lead-guitar, poundin' rhythms, melodic swyrls 'n some sax blows; comes in nice sleeve plus insert-sheet;)
Same (Velvet Sky) M / M U.S.'198 28.00
(80's U.S. cassette-only release by Wisconsin trio hooked on Hendrixy energies w/wah-fuzz-lead-guitar, poundin' rhythms, melodic swyrls...; covers of "red house", "wild thing";)

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