Magic Moments At Twilight Time & The Charles -
"Mick & Chris On Acid... The Album!" (C-4005, 1987)
The collaborative album that started it all thirty years ago, includes the
epic 23 minute original of the psychedelic anthem, "Acidic Heaven". Plus
bonus tracks by Dirty Planet and Mick Magic, and the book "The Second
World Chronicles" by Sati Varg.
2. GERMANY, WEST & EAST
Lord Litter - "Torn Between Temptations" (M&E 012, 1992)
The seminal work of Mr. Underground himself, no serious subterranean collection would be complete without it. Plus bonus tracks by Lord Litter
and Meta Georgia, and a bonus album by Das Freie Orchester.
Ray Pop - "Under My Skirt" (M&E 028, 1992)
An M&E exclusive from the delightfully 'artless and childish' and highly
successful kitsche pop darlings of the underground, plus bonus track.
Glass - "Glass Planet" (M&E 590, 2003)
Superb electro new wave pop with an occasional dark overtone and a
seriously excellent female vocalist up front. Plus bonus tracks by Cactus
5. UNITED STATES OF
L.G. Mair Jr. - "Drōn" (M&E 395,
The ex-Alien Planetscapes maestro electro-experimentalist's 45 minute
Galactic Lilah Et
"Essais Somnanbuliques - Volume
1: Anima Spiralia" (M&E 105, 1992)
An inventive series of
semi-experimental musical vignettes from the Drum Fondu keyboardist. Plus
bonus track from We Never Met.
Sons Of Selina - M&E 25th
Anniversary Special Collection (1992-95)
The best selling band on M&E
probably need no introduction, lots of wondrously chugaramic psychedelic
spacepunk drawn from their three best M&E releases, including the whole of
the live album, "Now Give Me Back My Cake". Plus bonus track from Sons Of
Selina vs. Head In The Shed.
Mana ERG - "Another" (Self
Released CDR, 1999)
Some of the finest work by the incredibly talented Bruno De Angelis, a
fusion of so many well conceived and performed musical styles it almost
defies categorisation. Plus bonus track.
The Flowers Of Romance - "The Story So Far... And Further!"
(M&E 088, 1992, M&E 25th Anniversary Special Edition)
Adding a further half an hour to the original release, much of which
includes remastered versions, including extra tracks from the Flowers,
Nexus and New Zero God, thus bringing the story up to date. Plus exclusive
'piano and voice' bonus track of Flowers classic, "Winter Waltz",
specially performed by the New Zero God himself, Mike Pougounas, and Tsiri
Band's Irene Tiniakou.
Karg - "Kira" (M&E 116, 1992)
The first album we released from the excellent Trost catalogue, sparking
my great love of the Austrian underground scene of the time. A superb
slice of inventive offbeat subterranean rock and beyond.
Pornorphans - "Seasoned With Love" (M&E 448, 1998)
delightfully sleazy metallic psycherock version of Garbage, fronted by the
imposing presence of underground bad girl, Jytt. Phew...
Jaws Of The Flying Carpet -
"Live At The Whipping Post" (M&E 402, 1997)
An impressively coherent live set from these great masters of the
improvisational arts, accessibly beyond description. Plus bonus tracks
from Agent Yggdrasil and
Ooöl Fjölkunnîgr &
Rotton Kidz - "Green Asia" (M&E 235, 1993)
The international co-operative's greatest Bangkok adventure, a fine mixture
of ethnic Thai music with the western improvisations of the JOTFC members.
Plus bonus track by
Zartipo - "Live"
(M&E 302, 1995)
smoking experimental rock guitar work of Andrei Ivanou and compatriots,
plus bonus tracks from the new album.
Ir Visa Tai Kas Yra Grau Yra
"Ir Visa Tai Kas Yra Grau Yra
Grau" (M&E 091, 1992)
That kind of insanely offbeat
rock / jazz / pop / folk thing that only seems to originate from eastern
Europe, it's an absolute joy. Plus bonus tracks, both live and studio.
The Witches - "Witchcraft" (M&E
Simply enchanting gothic rock,
beautifully crafted by sisters Izabella and Aleksandra, the latter
tragically lost to us in 1997, sadly missed.