Releases – June 2022

Joey Dee & The Starlighters - On The Dance Floor With - CD

Joey Dee & The Starlighters – On The Dance Floor With – CD

LEGENDARY NEW YORK CITY HOUSEROCKIN’ COMBO ‐ HOUSE BAND IN THE FAMOUSNIGHTCLUB, THE PEPPERMINT LOUNGE1‐CD (Digipak) with 36 page booklet, 29 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 min.* The house band of the popular Peppermint Lounge in the heart of Manhattan landed an enormously successful hit with Peppermint Twist in early 1962!* For Bear Family Records® an occasion to dedicate the first album in the new CD series ‘On The Dancefloor With’ to the main protagonists: Joey Dee And The Starliters!* Compiled by ...
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Hank Ballard - Rocks - CDD

Hank Ballard – Rocks – CDD

ONE OF THE STARS OF 1950s RYHTHM ‘N’ BLUES ORIGINATOR OF THE EARLY 1960s TWIST CRAZE1‐CD (Digipak) with 36‐page booklet, 30 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 min.* It was Hank Ballard who, with his band, created The Twist in the late ’50s, the greatest dance theme yet invented.* Bear Family Records® now dedicates a CD album to Hank Ballard & The Midnighters in the long‐lasting ‘ROCKS’ series.* Ballard had taken the U.S. charts by the mid‐’50s with numbers like Work With Me Annie ...
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Various Artists - That'll Flat Git It! Vol. 39 - CDD

Various Artists – That’ll Flat Git It! Vol. 39 – CDD

ROCK AND ROLL HISTORY ‐ THE UNITED ARTISTS RECORD LABEL STORY IN BEAR FAMILY’S‘THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT!’ CD‐SERIES1‐CD (Digipak) with 36‐page booklet, 33 tracks. Total playing time approx. 73 min.* In the 1950s, the major Hollywood film studios established their own record companies, primarily to market the soundtracks from their films on record.* Bear Family Records® dedicates the now already 39th edition in the ‘That’ll Flat Git It!’ series to rockers from the United Artists Records catalog.* Since late 1957, great recordings ...
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Various Artists - Meet Me At The Candy Store: 31 Sweets For The Dentist's Joy - CD

Various Artists – Meet Me At The Candy Store: 31 Sweets For The Dentist’s Joy – CD

1‐CD with 16‐page booklet, 31 tracks. Total playing time approx. 76 min.* Sweets are the everyday little pleasures ‐ this loving compilation is the nostalgic soundtrack to go with them. Let’s meet at the Candy Store!* We don’t just have plain chocolate in our program, we carry all kinds of chocolate variations.* With 31 tracks from 1950 ‐ 1964 we have assembled the sweets of a musically highly lively time!* Primarily you can hear Rock ‘n’ Roll with plenty of Doo‐Wop ingredients, including recordings ...
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Tambles, The - Scraping By - CDD

Tambles, The – Scraping By – CDD

This young quartet hailing from Gouda, Holland, blew our minds with their debut album in 2019 andnow they are back with some more refreshing, energetic and insolent blend of powerpop, pub-rock,r’n’b and rock’n’roll with their roots in late 60’s and early 70’s music but with a very personal andcontemporary sound .From Creedence Clearwater Revival to Nick Lowe, from Brinsley Schwarz toSupergrass. This second album confirms they are gonna be huge.* Sophomore album* Supergrass chose them as opening act in their ...
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Tambles, The - Scraping By - Vinyl

Tambles, The – Scraping By – Vinyl

This young quartet hailing from Gouda, Holland, blew our minds with their debut album in 2019 andnow they are back with some more refreshing, energetic and insolent blend of powerpop, pub-rock,r’n’b and rock’n’roll with their roots in late 60’s and early 70’s music but with a very personal andcontemporary sound .From Creedence Clearwater Revival to Nick Lowe, from Brinsley Schwarz toSupergrass. This second album confirms they are gonna be huge.* Sophomore album* Supergrass chose them as opening act in their ...
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Marco Busato - Night Of My Times - Vinyl

Marco Busato – Night Of My Times – Vinyl

Marco is a Brazilian-born, London-based musician who has been an active part in London’s musicalscene since he first arrived there in 2014. After serving his time as drummer and bassist for several bands in Brazil and in the UK (More Kicksamong others), the time to take a step to the centre-stage had come and it seems that the experienceMarco had gathered during all these years allowed him to produce a gem of an album on his own.Night Of My Times ...
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Los Daytonas - Troublemaker - Vinyl

Los Daytonas – Troublemaker – Vinyl

Madrid-based sixties instro-rock band LOS DAYTONAS celebrate their 25-year-anniversary with their fantastic brand-new album “Troublemaker”. After six fabulous albums on RACING RECORDS and SLEAZY RECORDS their seventh is released by SOUNDFLAT RECORDS-divison TOPSY-TURVY RECORDS.Alongside a brilliant cover version of “Nite Surfer” (original by the DEUCE COUPES) the record includes thirteen top-shelf originals by these four wild Spaniards. You will find a variety of styles such as reverbing 60’s surf, spaghetti western atmospheres, obscure exotica sounds, twangy rock ‘n roll, outer space sounds, hot rod rumblings, etc ...
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Routes, The - Twang Machine - Vinyl

Routes, The – Twang Machine – Vinyl

Formed in 2006, Although far away from the Tokyo garage scene, THE ROUTES are undoubtedly one of the most prolific underground garage bands in Japan of the last decade. 2021 saw THE ROUTES release three studio albums (two of which were instrumental), taking their album tally up to 10 studio albums. It’s 2022, and not showing any signs of slowing down THE ROUTES bring you “Twang Machine”.Imagine a bizarre alternate universe in which the Moog synthesizer was invented before the guitar, and visiting thrift stores ...
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Red Hot Riot - Up The Riot - Limited Colour Vinyl

Red Hot Riot – Up The Riot – Limited Colour Vinyl

Currently riding high this band are performing internationally in USA, UK and Europe. This is their 2nd 10” vinyl which followed their debut CD album last year.A1 Bit Of The CherryA2 TroubleA3 The MaskB1 BlackbirdB2 OutcastB3 We’re In This TogetherGENRE: Rockabilly/PsychobillyBARCODE: 5024545966817 ...
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Autoramas - Autointitulado - Vinyl

Autoramas – Autointitulado – Vinyl

Brazil’s finest and wildest unconventional garagepunkers AUTORAMAS present to you their fabulous album number nine: “Autointitulado”! It is no surprise that it is called “self-titled” as it seems to be very immediate and autobiographic. Its fantastic coverartwork by Gustavo Cruzeiro shows the four musicians as comic-superheroes fighting our times of crisis, namely covid and recent chaos and crisis, which is also processed in their music and lyrics. The album starts off with the strong and powerful “Nóias Normais” that gets you in that typical angry and ...
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Johnny Tramuntana - Carreau Plein Fer - Vinyl

Johnny Tramuntana – Carreau Plein Fer – Vinyl

JOHNNY TRAMUNTANA was blown down from the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean shoreline some time between the Yé-Yé Sixties and the 80’s garage boom. The tramontane wind that carried the group is at the heart of their sound, along with the Catalan sardane and a certain taste for teenage seaside fun.From universal love songs, through weird instrumentals to motorbike fantasies, dreams of California girls and tales of everyday life around the market-square, “Carreau Plein Fer” is not afraid to fly the colours of its southern homeland ...
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Boney And The Shakers - Off The Cuff - CD

Boney And The Shakers – Off The Cuff – CD

Boney And The Shakers stand for female‐fronted acoustic Rockabilly combined with classic Rock’n’Roll, Country and Folk, delivered in an exciting and uniquely cool way! The acoustic‐trio evolved around the unmistakable and powerful voice of incredible frontwoman and stand up drummer Boney Shaker. She unbelievably never sang in a band before and only learned how to drum while playing the first streetgigs with the trio, who have been friends long before the band started. Together with guitarist Schorni Walker (THE SEWER ...
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Beyond The Ghost - Sundown - CDD

Beyond The Ghost – Sundown – CDD

Beyond the Ghost presents his third album in the Europa Series, a futuristic, bleak and moving soundvoyage that merges electronics and acoustics Rome, the year is 2062. The whole of Europe has been falling apart for 2 years now. No one is quite sure what war even means at this point. In Rome, a few dozen soldiers of The Alliance fight against small groups of citizens who joined the resistance. Those who are too scared just hide away in bombed-out houses, starving to death, ...
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Metatron Omega - Isih - CDD

Metatron Omega – Isih – CDD

The 5th album by Metatron Omega arrives to the sound of thunderous choirs from within thecolossal church. The reign of the eternal Consciousness is the Revelation of this age. Yet, its path is two-fold. As the primal sparks of Mind-matter are fractaling into multiple shards of Thought-universe, the children of the mortal realm have been thrown into the cycle of Existence. Seekers of the True Being transfigure themselves through the Darkness and towards the true Light. The prophets are silenced by the threat of Oblivion; ...
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