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Here is my 7th compilation in the Day After The Sabbath series. I have recently revamped it; using some better sound quality files and adding a write-up, so here we go!
Crank are an excellent obscurity that was unearthed by the wonderful Rockadelic records and if you like this (you will) then get the whole thing here (you should).
Vol45. They pulled-off a great Led Zeppelin-inspired sound.
Geordie was a long-running Newcastle, UK band that was the springboard for AC/DC's Brian Johnson. They were more of a gritty boogie rock/blues band and 'So What' has killer slide guitar which I always have a soft spot for.
Thirsty Moon were a Krautrock band formed in Bremen, northwest Germany and this comp's namesake 'Rooms Behind Your Mind' is slice of heavy prog in the best way possible; evil, jarring and in-human.
Ekseption. "After releasing some singles under the September name they decided they wanted to record an album. Their manager, John van Setten, thought it would be a good idea to not put a bandname on the cover to make the media curious who would be behind it and by this, hopefully sell more albums. Unfortunately it did not work. Nobody gave a damn apparently, and it sold very poorly, making it a very rare album nowadays." Also the band is now generally referred to as "Cargo" rather than September, because of this. Thanks to Mark for this info.
Fire are one of those blogger's faves that there seems to be little concrete info on, but they were eastern europen (maybe Croatian or Yugoslavian) and reputedly recorded and album in the Netherlands called 'Could You Understand Me'. All you really need to know is it's a manic fuzz monster! [EDIT: recently there has been an interview with Fire guitarist Juraj Havidić here at the Psychedelic Baby webzine]
Pappo's Blues was the love child of legendary Argentinian guitarist Norberto Napolitano (Pappo). If you haven't acquainted yourself with him yet you are seriously missing out, and taking a look at the south american Vol43 would be a great way to start...
|Sunbury Festival 1972|
We end on another TDATS familiar, Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs. 'Time To Live' is taken from their "Aztecs Live! at Sunbury" double-LP which documents their storming performance at the historic Australian outdoor festival in Victoria.
01. Bedlam - Putting On The Flesh (1973)
from album 'bedlam'
02. Crank - Give You My Love (1970)
from split ep 'a night in the cave'
03. Variations - Generations (1970)
from album 'nador'
04. Geordie - So What (1974)
from album 'don't be fooled by the name'
05. Killing Floor - Out Of Uranus (1970)
from album 'out of uranus'
06. Thirsty Moon - Rooms Behind Your Mind (1972)
from album 'thirsty moon'
07. September - One More Change [demo] (1970)
from retrospective 'cargo'
08. Fire - Could You Understand Me (1973)
from album 'could you understand me'
09. Iron Claw - Rock Band Blues (1970)
from retrospective 'iron claw'
10. Pappo's Blues - Especies (1971)
from album 'pappo's blues'
11. Shiver - Up My Sleeve (1972)
from retrospective 'san francisco's shiver'
12. Thunder And Roses - Open Up Your Eyes (1969)
from album 'king of the black sunrise'
13. Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs - Time To Live (1972)
from album 'aztecs live! at sunbury'
Thanks for listening! Rich.