80s R

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
R.E.M. Can't Get There From Here (I.R.S.) M- / EX U.K.'1985 Sold
(U.K. print of 3-track-12"-E.P.;..."bandwagon" & "burning hell")
Dead Letter Office (I.R.S.) M / EX NL'1987 Sold
(orig. holland print w/inner-sleeve;)
Driver 8 (I.R.S.) EX / EX U.S.'1985 Sold
(rare U.S. promo-12"-E.P. w/live-version of title-track on flip side;)
Fables Of Recostruction (I.R.S.) M / EX U.K.'1985 Sold
(orig. U.K. print w/inner-sleeve;)
Reckoning (I.R.S.) EX / EX U.S.'1984 Sold
(orig. U.S. print w/inner-sleeve;)
The Return Of The Rickenbacker (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'198 55.00
(rare live album from 80's!)
R.I.P. Next Exit (Selfish Pursuits) EX / M- / Co. U.S.'1989 42.00
(late 80's U.S. release on this californian label; wacko-snot Trash-Punk brewin' w/screaming vocs, crashing guitars, frantic clippings, fevered rippings... hedge-hopping disaster peaks w/ a mind that gothically leaks! has an impressive collage-sleeve;)
Ra Can Row Same (Eye) EX / EX U.S.'1982 210.00
(early 80's U.S.release in nice color-sleeve w/myth-speckled paste-on-sticker on front plus insert-sheet; the music is tension-packed Psychedelic-Fusion-Space-venture w/intense drummin' 'n fuzz-box fueled guitar crank-dom plus spacey effects... sorta Loch Ness jammin' w/mid-period King Crimson somewhere out on the Bikini-Atoll; the band hails from Cincinatti, Ohio; the cover sez' Promo Copy and the sticker on the original plastic-bag states "Acid-Rock for the eighties";)
Same (Eye) EX / EX U.S.'1982 225.00
(early 80's U.S. release in nice color-sleeve w/myth-speckled paste-on-sticker on front plus insert-sheet; the music is tension-packed Psychedelic-Fusion-Space-venture w/intense drummin' 'n fuzz-box fueled guitar crank-dom plus spacey effects... sorta Loch Ness jammin' w/mid-period King Crimson somewhere out on the Bikini-Atoll; the band hails from Cincinatti, Ohio and the label sez' Promo Copy;)
Pescado Rabioso Artaud (Calende) EX / EX Arg'1985 52.00
(mid-80's release from Argentina; Prog-Fusion Lounge w/folksy tapestries, meaty Blues-Rock grinds; full-band venture w/fuzz-box switched on; many-windowed bag; sung in spanish tongue;)
Rackbag Folk & Rackare (Amalthea) M / M S'1985 42.00
(mid-80's swedish release of native Trad-Folk venture by this male/femme sextet; dulcimer, guitars, oboe, mandolin, percussion, male/femme voices...; all sung in native tongue; w/inner-sleeve;)
The Rain Parade Beyond The Sunset (Enigma/Island) M- / M- U.S.'1985 52.00*
(orig. U.S. print of LIVE album by this most influental 80's L.A. band rekindling 60's magic by avoiding getting stuck in mere retro-flash-bag! recorded in Tokyo in late 1984; incl. "ain't that nothing" & "cheap wine", both songs by fellow californian Folk-rockin' combo by the name of Green On Red;)
Crashing Dream (Island) EX / EX U.S.'1985 42.00*
(U.S. orig. print of mid-80's effort by this most influental 80's L.A. band;)
Crashing Dream (Island) EX / EX D'1985 38.00*
(german orig. print of mid-80's effort by this most influental 80's L.A. band;)
Emergency Third Rail Power Trip (Zippo) M- / M- U.K.'1984 65.00
(CLASSIC 80's L.A. Sound! 60's-inspyred (surpassing the NEO-term for its striking originality!!) electric Flower-Pow-Folk-Rock rekindling some precious QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE- magic in the lead-guit-parts, dreamy swyrls, paisley-flaked psychedelic hurls w/some eastern touch, nice harmonies; hit my ossicles w/ a BANGH! at the first listen back then and still rides reverbo-echoey waves in the halo of todaze perception's fang; orig. U.K. issue in FOC plus extra-track (not on the U.S.issue) ...debut for the label!)
Emergency Third Rail Power Trip (Enigma) SS / SS U.S.'1983 65.00
(CLASSIC 80's L.A. Sound! 60's-inspyred (surpassing the NEO-term for its striking originality!!) electric Flower-Pow-Folk-Rock rekindling some precious QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE- magic in the lead-guit-parts, dreamy swyrls, paisley-flaked psychedelic hurls w/some eastern touch, nice harmonies; hit my ossicles w/ a BANGH! at the first listen back then and still rides reverbo-echoey waves in the halo of todaze perception's fang;)
Emergency Third Rail Power Trip (Enigma) EX / EX U.S.'1983 52.00
(CLASSIC 80's L.A. Sound! 60's-inspyred (surpassing the NEO-term for its striking originality!!) electric Flower-Pow-Folk-Rock rekindling some precious QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE- magic in the lead-guit-parts, dreamy swyrls, paisley-flaked psychedelic hurls w/some eastern touch, nice harmonies; hit my ossicles w/ a BANGH! at the first listen back then and still rides reverbo-echoey waves in the halo of todaze perception's fang;)
Emergency Third Rail Power Trip (Enigma) EX / EX U.S.'1983 95.00
(CLASSIC 80's L.A. Sound! 60's-inspyred (surpassing the NEO-term for its striking originality!!) ...electric Flower-Pow-Folk-Rock rekindling some precious QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE- magic in the lead-guit-parts, dreamy swyrls, paisley-flaked psychedelic hurls w/some eastern touch, nice harmonies; hit my ossicles w/ a BANGH! at the first listen back then and still rides reverbo-echoey waves in the halo of todaze perception's fang; comes w/ RARE single on Llama Records (great sleeve that has a b&w band-photo on back) 2 labum-tracks: "what she's done to your mind" and "kaleidsocope";)
Explosions In The Glass Palace (Enigma) M- / M- U.S.'1984 52.00*
(orig. U.S. print of 2nd effort (a 5-song mini-album) by this most influental 80's L.A. band rekindling 60's magic by avoiding getting stuck in mere retro-flash-bag! ...w/violin/viola colors rendin' a lysergick chamber edge; incl. the athmo-pounding "no easy way down";)
Welcome To Paisleyland (Clean Sound) EX / EX U.S.'1983 50.00
(RARE early 80's LIVE album (recorded at C.B.G.B.'s in New York in '83 by this most influental 80's L.A. band; good sound quality and comes in Psychedelic-Art styled color-sleeve (a page-folder)
The Raincoats Looking In The Shadows (Tim Kerr) M- / M- U.S.'1986 65.00
(mid-80's U.S. release (pressed on quality thick vinyl!) of athmo-packed Avant-Wave-Pop sounds by all- femme- U.K. quartet; has an inner-sleeve;)
Looking In The Shadows (Tim Kerr) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1986 55.00
(mid-80's U.S. release (pressed on quality thick vinyl!) of athmo-packed Avant-Wave-Pop sounds by all- femme- U.K. quartet; has an inner-sleeve;)
Raining Violet Ocean Of Dreams (Certain) EX / M- U.S.'198 42.00
(late 80's (?) U.S. 4-song 12" mini-Lp release of Doom-Pop feathered Rock crusade w/ Siuoxie/Banshees typo edge; strong femme lead-voice; title-track is of some potential, w/ace lead-guitar line circling over a passion-painted strayn; w/lyrics insert-sheet;)
Ocean Of Dreams (Certain) SS / SS U.S.'198 55.00
(late 80's (?) U.S. 4-song 12" mini-Lp release of Doom-Pop feathered Rock crusade w/ Siuoxie/Banshees typo edge; strong femme lead-voice; title-track is of some potential, w/ace lead-guitar line circling over a passion-painted strayn; w/lyrics insert-sheet;)
Randy & The Goats On the Lam (Broken) EX / EX U.S.'1981 65.00
(early 80's U.S. release of snotty Big City (New York) loose guitar-Rock hooked on stoned Velvet U-ground typo moods; a most refreshing slice from the wacko-wasto syde of R&R sweaty w/ no-future drops; privat press in b&w card-board jacket w/ Randy's glassed portrait-photo on front and the lyrics are printed on back sleeve;)
Rank And File Long Gone Dead (Metronome) EX / EX D'1984 28.00*
(mid-80's german print of Tex-Mex influenced U.S. Folk-Rock chaparral-breezer w/steel, slide, autoharp, banjo, bass percussion & Richard Greene plays fiddle;)
Razorcuts Storyteller (Creation) M- / EX U.K.'1987 52.00
(orig. U.K. print of great electric Folk-rockin' dash-board by british duo; dynamo-spawned full-band sound w/Rickenbacker magic, sky-bound 60's flashes w/Byrds-ian jangle-galore, ace vocal-treats... a sound-scape reminiscent of the down-unda 80's ZIMMERMEN! dense acoustic/electric splash-down w/organ plus a mind for catchy song-smithin!w/insert-sheet;)
The Reaction Same (Blow) M- / M- CH'1983 175.00
(RARE 7" 4-track-E.P. release by swiss Neo-Garage band; khool organ-guitar sound; all self-penned songs; comes in khool group-foto pic-sleeve and back is autographed by all 4 members!!)
Same (Blow) M- / M- CH'1983 125.00
(RARE 7" 4-track-E.P. release by swiss Neo-Garage band; khool organ-guitar sound; all self-penned songs; comes in khool group-foto pic-sleeve;)
The Red Crayola With Art & Language
Black Snakes (Recommended) EX / EX CH'1983 42.00*
(Mayo Thompson in the early 80's...; Avant-Pop sounds fondling 'travaganza tightrope w/moody/eccentric backwards knock-a-chilly soap and a few-shen meddle for ultimate peddle; w/inner-sleeve;)
Kangaroo? (Rough Trade) EX / EX U.K.'1981 42.00*
(Mayo Thompson in the early 80's...; Avant-Pop sounds fondling 'travaganza tightrope w/moody/eccentric backwards knock-a-chilly soap w/ Lora Logic's quirky voice;)
Red Jasper Englands Green & Pleasant Land? (Vixen) EX / EX U.K.'1987 55.00
(80's orig. U.K. release of 6-song mini album containing a fine blend of trad-adapted Folk heritage beamin' thru' shaky Rock-jammer tubes w/ a snotty khool à la Dury/Blockheads; electric mandolin, keyboards, drums, bass and tasty e-guitar cranks on the hooky "song for summer" -track; ...a very special album;)
Redmath Pray (Heresy) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1988 34.00
(orig. U.S. release and debut for the label; necro-wavin' Doom-Dirge Rock swooner w/insert-sheet;)
Riistetyt Nightmares In Darkness (Propaganda) EX / EX Fin'1984 52.00
(orig. release of savage Hard-Core Punk onslaught by this quartet from Finland;)
Rip Rig & Panic God (Virgin) EX / EX U.K.'1981 52.00
(orig. U.K. print of double-set release; CLASSIC early 80's Free-Form-Jazz-Punk w/Avant-slanting cubes full o' recipes of how to crack up frozen brayn-shells & to feed the monster w/ yells;)
The Rocks Of(Featuring The Butch Willis Sessions) (Love) SS / SS U.S.'1983 65.00
(early 80's U.S. privat press of stoned, low-down Wasto-Rock rambler-galore exploring mynd-fry-garage zones w/loose electric guitar-cranks, messy drum-jobs 'n a voice like Sky Saxon mistakin' the washing machine for a T.V. screen; definite reelperson dimension keepin' guts in touch w/basic R&R fever... sorta bad booze puttin' scars on a troll's liver! w/inner-sleeve that has a picture of Butch that may help explain a song entitled "I want to be a Rock 'n' Roll star")
Rods & Cones New Breed (Invasion) EX / M- U.S.'1988 42.00
(late 80's U.S. release of percussive Action-Pop w/funky edged, Lizard-King typo voc-treats; hi-tension machine-gun rhythm-strive on the dashin' "the cool feel of brick"-track w/wildly cranked e-guitar howls; promo-label print!)
Paul Roland Burnt Orchids (Aftermath) EX / EX U.K.'1985 65.00
(orig. U.K. print of mid-80's album by the prince of the macabre, rollickin' Wave; ...a rockin' pulse w/ eerie harmonies, organ-guitar menue w/sax and Paul's foreboding voice flickering w/a lost world's fade-glow, oraclin' blackberry sense in its undertow; some spyne-ticklin' Chamber-arrangements ("green glass onions", "the puppet master", "funhouse") plus entanglin' poetic lines fondlin' the darkly frowning weird! lyrics printed on back cover; comes w/a 4-rack E.P. released in 1983; feat. "blades of Blattenburg", a song initiated on his "werewolf of London" album from '80; a british 8-eaze CLASSIC!)
Danse Macabre (Pastell) EX / EX D'1987 52.00
(orig. german print of later-in-the-80's album by the prince of the macabre, rollickin' Wave; a rockin' pulse w/ eerie harmonies, organ-guitar menue w/sax and Paul's foreboding voice flickering w/a lost world's fade-glow, oraclin' blackcherry sense in its undertow; some spyne-ticklin' Chamber-arrangements like on a spooky cover of Syd Barrett's "Matilda Mother", and entanglin' poetic lines fondlin' the darkly frowning weird;)
Duel (New Rose) EX / EX F'1989 42.00
(orig. french print of late 80's album by the prince of the macabre, rollickin' Wave; a rockin' pulse w/ eerie harmonies, organ-guitar menue w/sax and Paul's foreboding voice flickering w/a lost world's fade-glow, oraclin' blackcherry sense in its undertow; some spyne-ticklin' Chamber-arrangements and entanglin' poetic lines fondlin' the darkly frowning weird;)
House Of Dark Shadows (Acid Tapes) EX / EX U.K.'198 28.00
(orig. U.K. print of mid-80's (?) cassette-release by the prince of the macabre, rollickin' Wave; a rockin' pulse w/ eerie harmonies, organ-guitar menue w/sax and Paul's foreboding voice flickering w/a lost world's fade-glow, oraclin' blackcherry sense in its undertow; some spyne-ticklin' Chamber-arrangements ("green glass onions", "the puppet master") and entanglin' poetic lines fondlin' the darkly frowning weird!;)
Roller Bros. Band Same (RBB) EX / EX U.S.'198 55.00
(early 80's U.S. release by these 2 brothers from Ohio releasing that monstruous, elevated Psychedelic-Rock mayhem known as Morly Grey in the late 60's!!! ...all that magic has gone down the drain for this is all-arranged FM-projected Rock w/some occasional lead-guit flytes reviving past glory; w/inner bag;)
The Romans The Last Days At The Ranch (Restless) M- / EX U.S.'1986 55.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of excellent Country-Folk-Rock album by Los Angeles quartet produced by Steve Wynn (of Dream Syndicate-fame) ...takin' cues from American & Celtic Folk styles w/ addition of contemporary Southern U.S. sounds, this fine blend stands any test w/hooky Pop melo-splash & forceful ballads plus an up-beat dash... banjo, mandolin, fiddle, piano and guitars; a CLASSIC!)
Romeo Void It's A Condition (415) EX / EX U.S.'1981 55.00
(early 80's U.S. release by this quality San Francisco label; solemn-vybed Doom-Wave w/sax leads and expressive femme lead-voice; nice etching on front-cover;)
Room Of Lights Crime & The City Solution (Mute) M- / M- D'1986 38.00
(german print of mid-80's Doom-Dirge sounds w/grindin' guitars 'n cimetery-trailer-park vocs w/a Lizard King way of gnarlin' 'em soul-bones; w/lyrics-inner-bag;)
David Roter Method Beauty Of The Island (Unknown Tongue) M- / M- U.S.'1989 28.00
(late 80's U.S.release of action-packed Club-rockin' album w/shaky guitar/keyboard sound, femme back-ups;)
Alan Rothstein Magic Message (Sureshot) EX / EX U.S.'1981 75.00
(early 80's U.S. privat-label release of tasty mix-bag album stretching from Country-tinged Rock w/ steel- pedal ("tomorrow never comes") to bluesy Rock-out w/barrom-shakin' lead-guitar cranks ("New York City") and laid-back, Lounge-swayin' moods w/drifty harmonies; full-band performance; on locallabelout of Massachusettes; has a lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
Rova Saxophone Quartet Invisible Frames (Fore 80) M- / M- I'1982 52.00
(orig. italian print of 80's Free-Form-Jazz release by this renowned quartet; w/inner-sleeve;)
The Royal Court Of China Geared & Primed (A&M) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1989 34.00
(major-label 2nd album by local Tennessee band harvesting genuine rockin' crops on their privately released mini-album two years before... of which "take me down" gets a new wrapping here; I think the lead-singer has a great voice!!)
Off The Beat 'N Path (Desperation) EX / EX U.S.'1986 95.00
(mid-80's orig. U.S. privat-press out of Tennessee; 7-track mini-album bustin' out via non-adulterated rockin' khool w/ flashes of 60's-bred guitar-sound blowin' thru' tubes of elevated Garage-khool and a strong lead-singer!! ace version of "heart full of soul";)
Same (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1987 34.00
(major-label debut album by local Tennessee band harvesting genuine rockin' crops on their privately released mini-album a year before; ...most of the magic has gone down the drain w/ a full studio sound... rekindling past-glory on the opening track though; w/inner-sleeve;)
Dusty Road The Hangman/Alive (Comp Spund) VG / EX CH'1983 45.00
(rare 'n unknown swiss early 80's single by native Hard-Rock trio w/ a definite 70's dimension in sound 'n execution; cover with seams-split and ring-wear; group-foto-pic-sleeve;)

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