80s T-U

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Jamaaladeen Tacuma Renaissance Man (Grammavision) M / M D'1984 52.00*
(mid-80's CLASSIC Free-Form-Jazz-Phonk groover by electric bass-man starring sample-virtualifiededly the legendary ORNETTE COLEMAN on saxophone on "dancing in your head" plus some shredz of afro-percussive excitement and more of 80's pre-Acid-Chazz summaries touching down on some rather original mothership;)
So Tranquilizin' (Grammavision) M / M U.S.'1985 42.00*
(mid-80's post "renaissance man"-lp release of pretty annoying Disco-Jazz cozz-metikha that has to be regarded as mere tongue-in-cheek after the CLASSIC testimony from the year before!! ...but then who's there to judge (but I'm the one to grudge) ...oh yes, the dresses on back-cover are designed by "FIORUCCI" ...(is this how black a cotton-ball can get???)
Tangle Edge In Search Of A New Dawn (Mushroom) EX / EX NO'1989 95.00
(orig. pink label first print of excellent late 80's Psychedelic-venture by norwegian band; full-tilt ease-tyrn- baba-droning Mushroom-jam-out w/acoustic/electric sources... guitars, bass, moog, ring-modulated penny whistle, flute, percussion, string ensemble...; some wildly cranked-up wah-fuzz strokes, tranced sufi-bongh bubbles on the vibrating "a secret inside clopedia" (7:17) ...sleeve is a beauty in itself and comes w/small hand-bill/poster insert;)
In Search Of A New Dawn (Mushroom) EX / EX NO'1989 75.00
(green label 2nd print of excellent late 80's Psychedelic-venture by norwegian band; full-tilt ease-tyrn-baba-droning Mushroom-jam-out w/acoustic/electric sources... guitars, bass, moog, ring-mudulated penny whistle, flute, percussion, string ensemble...; some wildly cranked-up wah-fuzz strokes, tranced sufi-bongh bubbles on the vibrating "a secret inside clopedia" (7:17) ...sleeve is a beauty in itself;)
Tangle Foot Same (No Label) EX / EX CH'1983 52.00
(early 80's swiss privat-press of action-packed, hard-edged guitar-driven Pop-shooter w/a somewhat gloomy melo-paint; comes w/insert-sheet plus a non-lp single (w/sleeve) by follow-up band from '85;)
Patrick Tanner Guilt (Golden Boy) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1989 34.00
(late 80's orig. U.S. print of Pop-rockin' sounds by local Minnesota trio; guitar/keyboard fronted melodic plate; w/lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Teenage Head Endless Party (Ready) EX / EX Can'1984 65.00
(rare canadian orig. print of straight-rockin' album by canadian band hooked on Flamin' Groovies pulse; recorded live in hi-flyte; a real corker of the genre w/poster insert;)
Terminal White Substitution (White) M / M- U.S.'1989 28.00
(late 80's U.S. small-label press of 4-track mini-album chooglin' fro' via doom-rollin' technoid Funk-Rock sounds w/fuzzed guitars & a hag-ridden voice dippin' 'to gloomy syrup; w/insert-sheet;)
The Terraplanes Eveil Going On/It's Hip (Strange Days) EX / EX U.K.'1981 55.00
(orig. U.K. print of RARE early 80's single by british quartet w/femme lead-singer; Folk-Wave w/hot Harmonica-Blues lines! no sleeve but comes w/booklet that has photos, band-info and lyrics to the songs;)
The Texas Instruments More Texas Instruments (Longhead Music) EX / EX U.S.'1984 42.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of 4-song mini-album by Grunge-guitar twangin' trio from Austin, Tx.; ...renegade-drifter galore on the "last lie" -track; this album spins at 45 rpm but as the back-cover suggests: "for enhanced pleasure, this disk is also playable at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute"!)
Sun Tunnels (Rabid Cat) EX / EX U.S.'1988 42.00
(late 80's U.S. release of hooky Grunge-Punk album by guitar twangin' trio from Austin, Tx.; incl. a cover version of Dylan's 'you ain't goin' nowhere' ;)
Thin White Rope Exploring The Axis (Zippo) EX / EX U.K.'1985 52.00
(mid-80's orig. U.K. print (in group-photo sleeve which differs to the U.S. issue!) of excellent West-Coast Guitar-Trance shoot-out; darkly forming melo-haunt w/a tantalo-grace on the lead-voice, rattlin' Cow-Punky cranks on "dead grammas on a train", title-track is hipnotik jamm-out w/crashin' guitars lassoin' a lurking desert-rat via slow-motion ropes! ...may be compared to True West & Dream Syndicate;)
Exploring The Axis (Frontier) M- / EX U.S.'1985 52.00
(mid-80's orig. U.S. print of excellent West-Coast Guitar-Trance shoot-out; darkly forming melo-haunt w/a tantalo-grace on the lead-voice, rattlin' Cow-Punky cranks on "dead grammas on a train", title-track is hipnotik jamm-out w/crashin' guitars lassoin' a lurking desert-rat via slow-motion ropes! ...may be compared to True West & Dream Syndicate;)
Moonhead (Zippo) M- / EX U.K.'1987 42.00
(orig. U.K. print of late 80's release by top-rated californian guitar-trancer band; impressive cover art!
Things Same (Epitaph) EX / EX U.S.'1988 42.00
(late 80's U.S. release on californian label out of Burbank; top-shelf guitar-Rock crankdom w/energetic driveways, twin-guitar trades w/strong lead-singer; songs that stick in the ear w/flowin' lines meetin' for catchy hooks;)
James Thornbury North And South (Generation) M / M- U.S.'1981 155.00
(early 80's U.S. print of excellent, many-windowed Prog-Folk-Rock album w/some rural-scented Fusion-typo aura, strong lead-violin work by Franz Sanger who also plays mandolin, Skip Jones on bass and Kurtis Pierrepont on drums; Thornbury plays guitar, harmonica & sings; ...program stretches from Anglo-Folk adapted strayns wrapped into 70's Prog-Rock context w/Country-tinge 'n swingin' West-Coast angles... plus a Blues-Rock poundin' piece w/HOT bottle-neck work... and more... not easy to pin down in a few lines... so this thing speaks for itself! a privat-label-press out of Oregon w/insert-sheet;)
North And South (Generation) SS / SS U.S.'1981 SOLD
(early 80's U.S. print of excellent, many-windowed Prog-Folk-Rock album w/some rural-scented Fusion-typo aura, strong lead-violin work by Franz Sanger who also plays mandolin, Skip Jones on bass and Kurtis Pierrepont on drums; Thornbury plays guitar, harmonica & sings; program stretches from Anglo-Folk adapted strayns wrapped into 70's Prog-Rock context w/Country-tinge 'n swingin' West-Coast angles... plus a Blues-Rock poundin' piece w/HOT bottle-neck work... and more... not easy to pin down in a few lines... so this thing speaks for itself! a privat-label-press out of Oregon w/insert-sheet;)
The Thought Same (Index/Enigma) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1982 55.00
(early 80's orig. U.S. print of Doom-petaled, solemn Pop-Wave-sounds by dutch (?) trio; their debut album on Index Records got picked up by Enigma for a "reissue"; 2 songs have been exchanged w/ a cover-version of The Electric Prunes' " I had too much to dream last night" plus 1; there's some definite Joy Division influence to make out on these sinister mynd-scrolls as can be experienced on the great "darkness still calls"; w/lyrics insert sheet;)
Same (Index) M / M- / Co. U.S.'1982 55.00
(early 80's orig. U.S. first print of Doom-petaled, solemn Pop-Wave-sounds by dutch (?) trio; there's some definite Joy Division influence to make out on these sinister mynd-scrolls as can be experienced on the great "darkness still calls"; w/lyrics ins
Same (Index) SS / SS / Co. U.S.'1982 65.00
(early 80's orig. U.S. first print of Doom-petaled, solemn Pop-Wave-sounds by dutch (?) trio; there's some definite Joy Division influence to make out on these sinister mynd-scrolls as can be experienced on the great "darkness still calls"; w/lyrics insert sheet;)
The Three O'Clock Baroque Hoedown (Frontier) M- / EX U.S.'1982 75.00
(rare early 80's U.S. orig. print of 5-track mini-album by californian quartet swarmin' about w/ Neo-60's- Flower-Pow-Pop armouries à la Rain Parade plus a kinky anglo-go-go swyrl-dom; feat. Will Glenn of Rain Parade playin' violin on 1 track!... a 100% 80's classic in my ears!)
Tiny Lights Hazel's Wrath (GAIA) M- / M- U.S.'1988 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of also convincing late 80's release by New Jersey gathering; Chamber-Folk type w/ tasty violin lines, a rockin' pulse here and a folksy splash there...; nice cover art; w/lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
Prayer For The Halcyon Fear (Uriel Music) M- / M- U.S.'1985 65.00
(orig. U.S. mid-80's print of debut album by higly rated New Jersey gathering; many facetted scapes of Chamber-Folk 'travaganza ridin' wings drippin' w/americana gypsy-dew, male/femme lead-vocs, haunting violin-parts, electric/acoustic guitar tapestries, sax, piano, cello, bass, trumpet, percussion...; songs reekin' w/ twisted harmony-joggle and the doomy veils get cleared on the fuzz-guitar propelled "chesterfield gorge" ...a wild-eyed up-tempo strive w/psychogenetik jive! ...I count this among the true gems in fields of 80's recorded ventures! w/lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Russ Tolman Totem Poles And Glory Holes (Restless) EX / EX U.S.'1986 52.00
(80's U.S. print of solo-effort by True West guitar-man; ...keepin' lines in dynamic guitar-jangle glory, a stompin' Rock-pulse, grinding leads, 80's western/americana renegade vibes w/ some nice pedal-steel work; w/insert-sheet;)
Totem Poles And Glory Holes (Zippo) EX / EX U.S.'1986 52.00
(80's U.K. print of solo-effort by True West guitar-man; ...keepin' lines in dynamic guitar-jangle glory, a stompin' Rock-pulse, grinding leads, 80's western/americana renegade vibes w/ some nice pedal-steel work; w/inner-sleeve;)
The Tonebenders Toin Coss (Headflies) EX / EX U.S.'1988 28.00
(late 80's U.S. print of mini-album (4 trax) by New Jersey guitar-crankin' 4-piece w/a Pop-edge 'n electric Folk-Rock armouries; dual-guitar lanes;)
Top Jimmy & The Rhythm Pigs
Pigus Drunkus Maximus (Down There/Restless) EX / EX U.S.'1987 52.00
(80's U.S. orig. print of low-down, dirty 'n gone R&B-infected Rocker-galore w/wild harmonica blasts, savagely cranked lead-guitar, Lizard-King typo vocal-treats, hammerin piano, brass... all packed up into a mood bound to blow any party! khool cover of Hendrix's "spanish castle magic", Dylan's "ballad of a thin man" also finds an appropriate 80's treat! sleeve is an impressive illustration of drunken pigs acting just like in Rome (when bein' in Rome)
Toronto Girls Night Out (Solid Gold) EX / EX Can'1983 Sold
(orig. canadian 80's release of  by native FM-typo West-Coast-Rock sextet w/femme lead-singer;)
Head On (A&M) VG++ / EX U.S.'1981 Sold
(orig. U.S. print of 2nd album by canadian FM-typo West-Coast-Rock sextet w/femme lead-singer;)
The Trace Chilling With Binky (Wet Rat) M- / M- '1987 34.00
(80's U.S. action-packed, funky Rock-grooves w/restless Pop-strayn, bass-slappin' fever 'n some intense lead-axe runs;)
The Tragically Hip Same (MCA) M- / M- U.S.'1987 SOLD
(80's orig. U.S. print of fine debut 7-song mini-album by premier canadian rural-guitar-Rock band w/jangly guitars 'n strong lead-singer;)
Up To Here (MCA) EX / M- Can'1989 SOLD
(late 80's orig. canadian print of fine 2nd album by premier canadian rural-guitar-Rock band w/jangly guitars 'n strong lead-singer;)
Up To Here (MCA) EX / M- U.S.'1989 75.00
(late 80's orig. U.S. print of fine 2nd album by premier canadian rural-guitar-Rock band w/jangly guitars 'n strong lead-singer;)
Tranceform Stranger In The Same Land (Hyde & Zeke) SS / SS U.S.'1982 95.00
(orig. early 80's U.S.print of scarce local Florida-label release of complex Progressive-Folk-Rock album; sympho-bannered vibes, plenty o' keyboards, electric/acoustic blend w/flute, sax, recorder, mandolin, bass, percussion...; athmo-soothing harmony-shelves & spacey shifts on the extended (10:29) title-track; has a lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Stranger In The Same Land (Hyde & Zeke) M- / M- U.S.'1982 75.00
(orig. early 80's U.S. print of scarce local Florida-label release of complex Progressive-Folk-Rock album; sympho-bannered vibes, plenty o' keyboards, electric/acoustic blend w/flute, sax, recorder, mandolin, bass, percussion...; athmo-soothing harmony-shelves & spacey shifts on the extended (10:29) title-track; has a lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Transit Break Away (No Label) EX / M- CH'1985 Sold
(mid-80's swiss privat-press of melodic West-Coast sounds by native band;)
Tribe Primordial Bop (Wampuum) M- / M- U.S.'1987 75.00
(80's U.S. privat-label promo-release (w/huge poster-insert & press-sheets) of many-facetted Ethno-Folk-Punk  w/Tribal-Avant-rockin' plumage unerlined w/shaky perco-strive, jangly guitar-sounds, trancey rolls w/a Psychedelic edge, vocs, bass, xaphoon (xylolophone?) recorder, harmonica; ...a para-toxical swyng-bag! recorded & released in Illinois; promo-sticker on front cover;)
Primordial Bop (Wampuum) M / M- U.S.'1987 65.00
(80's U.S. privat-label release of many-facetted ethno-Folk-Punk w/Tribal-Avant-rockin' plumage unerlined w/shaky perco-strive, jangly guitar-sounds, trancey rolls w/a Psychedelic edge, vocs, bass, xaphoon (xylolophone?) recorder, harmonica; ...a para-toxical swyng-bag! recorded & released in Illinois;)
Trio Farfarello 2 (Ariola) EX / EX D'1986 34.00
(german orig. print of violin driven Ethno-Fusion-Pop album by native combo; violin, acoustic bass, guitars, percussion ...all instrumental;)
True Sounds Of Liberty Beneath The Shadows (Faulty) EX / EX U.S.'1982 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of melodic Doom-Rock sounds by californian band spillin' some chillin' punky beans; this band later became T.S.O.L. (the abridged band name) released on collectable 80's label w/inner-sleeve;)
True West Drifters (New Rose) M- / M- F'1984 42.00
(orig. french print of 2nd album by this legendary 80's West-Coast band; ...more calmed down than their debut; songs move in an electric Folk-Rock touched West-Coast mold w/ guitars still loudly ringin'! w/inner-sleeve;)
Hollywood Holiday (New Rose) M- / EX F'1983 55.00
(orig. french-print of this CLASSIC 80's West-Coast Psychedelic-Rock w/ too much of an energy of its own to be labeled w/ "Neo-Psych"! jangly fuzz-guitar w/ a crashing, metallic edge... great cover of Syd Barrett's "Lucifer Sam" w/ guitars miming mad sirens! plus their own hit-single "Hollywood holyday" ...which has not charted yet... well, sometimes good things take their time! boss cover-photo-art; this french issue has a a sleeve that differs to the U.S. print plus 2 extra-tracks;)
Same (Bring Out Your Dead) M- / M- U.S.'1983 65.00
(rare orig. print of this CLASSIC 80's West-Coast Psychedelic-Rock w/ too much of an energy of its own to be labeled w/ "Neo-Psych"! jangly fuzz-guitar w/ a crashing, metallic edge... great cover of Syd Barrett's "Lucifer Sam" w/ guitars miming mad sirens! plus their own hit-single "Hollywood holyday" ...which has not charted yet... well, sometimes good things take their time! boss cover-photo-art;)
Same (Bring Out Your Dead) SS / SS U.S.'1983 95.00
(rare orig. print of this CLASSIC 80's West-Coast Psychedelic-Rock w/ too much of an energy of its own to be labeled w/ "Neo-Psych"! jangly fuzz-guitar w/ a crashing, metallic edge... great cover of Syd Barrett's "Lucifer Sam" w/ guitars miming mad sirens! plus their own hit-single "Hollywood holyday" ...which has not charted yet... well, sometimes good things take their time! boss cover-photo-art;)
Same (Bring Out Your Dead) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1983 55.00
(rare orig. print of this CLASSIC 80's West-Coast Psychedelic-Rock w/ too much of an energy of its own to be labeled w/ "Neo-Psych"! jangly fuzz-guitar w/ a crashing, metallic edge... great cover of Syd Barrett's "Lucifer Sam" w/ guitars miming mad sirens! plus their own hit-single "Hollywood holyday" ...which has not charted yet... well, sometimes good things take their time! boss cover-photo-art;)
Tublatanka Same (Opus) EX / M- Czech'1985 36.00
(mid-80's Rock-Wave w/ Pop-edge by Czech trio; sung in native tongue;)
Maureen Tucker Around And Around/Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Trash) EX / EX U.S.'1981 65.00
(rare early 80's U.S. print of solo-single by ex-VELVET UNDERGROUND member; one-man-band effort housed in nice pic-sleeve w/portrait-drawing of Maureen on front;)
Twice A Week Cover Yourself (Piesack) M- / EX CH'1989 36.00
(late 80's orig. swiss privat-label-press of jazzy Fusion-Pop action w/brass, keyboards, guitars, percussion 'n vocs;)
Dwight Twilley Jungle (EMI America) EX / EX NL'1984 28.00*
(mid-80's release of Pop-rockin' West-Coast grooves;)
Twins In The Nursery (Normal) M- / M- D'1986 55.00
(mid-80's german release of sinister/solemn Doom-Dirge sound-canvas created by Klive & Nigel Humberstone; femme back-up vocs 'n some cello colours;)
The Typicals Popscreams (Dolly Rocker) M- / M- U.S.'1989 42.00
(late 80's U.S. release of dynamic guitar-Rock-out w/mostly electric slopes... but what cuts the cake are 'em acoustic-guitar-strummed songs... recorded live in the studio;)
David Tyson The Accepted Way (Tysong) EX / EX U.S.'1984 Sold
(mid-80's U.S. release of pretty obscure Basement-Folk; 12-string-acoustic-guitar strummin' w/windy voice ridin' the fade-glow of scenes about to go blink; band backing feat. e-guitar, synth, bass 'n drums; refreshing low-fi sound-scape 'n moods à la Jandek gone introspective melo-flower-pow! privat-label-press from Texas;)
Fate Clowns (Perdue) EX / EX U.S.'1986 SOLD
(mid-80's U.S. release of pretty obscure Basement-Folk; 12-string-acoustic-guitar strummin' w/windy voice ridin' the fade-glow of scenes about to go blink; performed as a duo; more developed sound-scape in comparison to his release from '84 but the lost-vybe spectrum is still in radiance! back-sleeve has a poem by Edgar Allan Poe;)
U.K. Subs Live Kicks (Jupiter) EX / EX D'1980 28.00*
(orig. german print of live album by british Punk-rockin' gang; spinning at 45 rpm;)
U.S. Mods Station 7 (Rockhill) EX / EX U.S.'1988 52.00
(late 80's U.S. print of cranked-up guitar-shlash-down w/a Pop-edge 'n shaky renegade vibes; local Ohio label release w/impressive poster-insert that has the lyrics printed on back;)
U2 4 U2 Play (CBS) EX / EX Ire'198 SOLD
(orig. irish print of 4-singles pack; each has the picture sleeve; 1) out of control/stories for boys/boy-girl 2) I will follow/boy-girl (live version) 3) another day/twilite 4) 11 o'clock tick tock/touch; these come in a plastic wrapper to be hung to the wall; sticker says "exclusive to Ireland"; nice shape!)
U2 Pac 2 (CBS) EX / EX Ire'198 SOLD
(orig. irish print of 4-singles pack; each has the picture sleeve; 1) a celebration/trash, trampoline and the party girl 2) fire/J.Swallo 3) things to make and do/a day without me 4) gloria/Iwill follow(live version); these come in a plastic wrapper to be hung to the wall; sticker says "exclusive to Ireland"; nice shape!)
The Unforgettable Fire (Island) EX / EX U.S.'1984 Sold
(orig. U.K. print w/lyrics insert;)
UB40 Present Arms (Epic) EX / EX NL'1981 34.00*
(orig. dutch print of early 80's album of classic proto-Dub-Reggae sounds; w/inner-sleeve & bonus 45 for insert;)
Signing Off (Graduate) EX / EX D'1980 42.00*
(orig. german print of double-set (1 disc spins at 45 rpm) of classic proto-Dub-Reggae sounds; w/insert sheet;)
UnknownmiX Mix 3 (Recommended) M- / EX CH'1987 55.00
(later-in-the-80's release of Avant-Techno-Dance grooves w/femme lead-voice, drums & synth; swiss release by native combo; artful silvery "mirror"-jacket w/inner-sleeve;)
UX (UX) M- / EX CH'1984 55.00
(mid-80's release of CLASSIC Avant-Techno-Dance grooves w/femme lead-voice, drums & synth; swiss release by native combo; w/inner-sleeve;)
The Unclaimed Same (Moxie) EX / EX U.S.'1980 SOLD
(RARE 1980 release of U.S. Neo-Garage quintet feat. Sid Griffin (of later LONG RYDERS-fame) 7" 4-track-E-P- w/b&w band-photo sleeve;)
The Undertones All Wrapped Up (EMI Ardeck) EX / EX NL'1983 28.00*
(orig. dutch print of singles-collection by this british Wave-Pop combo; ...among John Peel's favourite bands!!)
The Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit) EX / EX Can'1986 28.00*
(orig. canadian print of late 70's session-recordings by this british Wave-Pop combo;)
The Sin Of Pride (EMI Ardeck) EX / EX D'1983 28.00*
(orig.german print;... one of John Peel's favourite band!)
Unison Same (Olcott Beach) M / M- U.S.'1984 Sold
(mid-80's U.S. print of fine West-Coast-roadhouse-vybed Prog-Rock album by U.S. east-coast aggregation; 70's Prog-Rock idioms bein' transponed onto 80's shelves as for sound-scape & vision (reminiscent of some late 70's SPIRIT excursions!) ...acoustic/electric guitars (12-string incl.) bass, harmonica 'n percussion-gear (no keyboards!) transpiring thru' spacey/phlanged filters haloed w/doomy athmo-glare, a bluesy touch-down on some songs and "so many miles" (7:34) is top-shelf jamm-out w/blistering lead-guitar-work; back-cover has the lyrics printed;)
Universal Congress Of Prosperous & Qualified (SST) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1988 65.00
80's west-coast cult-troupe gone w/action-packed snotty Punk and free-form-dazzled skid-row Jazz; wild leads w/ fuzz 'n wah;)
Max Urban Phlegm Fatale (M=NO) EX / EX U.S.'1986 75.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of fairly eccentric/bent Avant-Pop-Soundscore album (an original Video Puppet Theatre Soundscore as the sub-title sez') ...action-packed Zappa-esque brew-ups w/voices, lysergically devised noizes, Rock-combo shake-upz w/wah-fuzz-guitar crankz, fevery joggle-tremz smithened in vaultz of industrial Lounge-incubatorz! thick FOC w/lyrics (verbalized artistical misfitz (?) on inside;)
Utopian Fields Same (Colours) EX / EX N'1989 75.00
(orig. print of first album (incl. 8-page booklet & huge poster) by late 80's norwegian band. ...floaty airfields with keyboard-guitar interplays and sung in english tongue. New Age/Fantasy-motives 'n myth-weaver tapestries.. longish slopes paved with Neo- Prog-Rock idioms; nice sleeve-art!)

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