New Catalogue

Reggie Back In Action?

Lead singer of 60s Mod band The Action, the late Reggie King boasted one of the UK scene’s finest, most soulful voices. In 1971, some years after The Action disbanded, Reg recorded an eponymous debut album, issued on United Artists via production company Sahara.  We’re now proud to say we have rights to all

Walking On The Toon

The Newcastle Big Band are, as you might have guessed, a big band from Tyneside who were most famous for employing a young Sting (aka Gordon Sumner) on bass guitar. Their supremely rare 1972 self-titled (and only) jazz album was originally released on the Wudwink label (an imprint of Impulse Studios). Cherry

The Kids Love Blitz!

Blitz were a punk band from Derbyshire, active between 1980 and 1983 – and key to the so-called UK82 punk era. Their original line-up consisted of Carl Fisher (vocals), Charlie Howe (percussion), Nidge Miller (guitar), and Neil "Mackie" McLennan (bass). Blitz were championed by Sounds magazine writer Garry Bushell, who helped them

Still Misty But Seeing Daylight

We’ve recently secured the rights to various unreleased recordings from the 1960s and early 1970s. Chief among them are an album by Living Daylights, who were formed by brothers Garth and Norman Watt-Roy (both of whom went onto carve careers in the 1970s and beyond). The band only released two singles

Guess Who’s Bach?

Bachdenkel were an English art rock group formed in the late 1960s in Birmingham’s King's Heath area. Following a publicity campaign which included subverting a large department store's marketing logo and a photo-shoot with a piano in a local fountain, they left the country for Paris. Over the next decade, Bachdenkel produced

Ska’d For Life

Inspired by the 2-Tone explosion in 1979-80, a new style of Ska music spread like wildfire across the globe in the early 1980s – with various revivals ever since. We own the rights to lots of Ska records by the likes of original 60s pioneer Laurel Aitken, later

Easy Ryders

Cited as key players in the so-called ‘Paisley Underground’ scene, American band The Long Ryders were actually rooted as much in alternative country music (Gram Parsons style) as psychedelia. We are now the proud representatives of various Long Ryders and Sid Griffin recordings. The catalogue includes unreleased recordings from the albums Native Sons and State Of Our

Raven Rock!

Hailing from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, hard rock band Raven were founded in 1974 by brothers John and Mark Gallagher and Paul Bowden. We now represent the rights to a raft of rare Raven recordings, including the albums Live At The Inferno, Stay Hard, The Pack Is Back, Life's A Bitch and many others. This is the latest

All About Eve Recordings

Active during the first half of the 1990s, Eve Recordings was run by Roger Cowell as an outlet for a range of Indie Rock bands. Chief among them were Crawley band Spitfire (pictured), whose mix of garage rock, shoegaze and psychedelia graced three 12" EPs for the label. Other bands on Eve's roster included Crazy

Avatar – Pandora’s Rocks?

We're happy to announce the acquisition of Avatar Record & Screenworks Ltd., an independent label co-run by Jon Brewer and Robert Patterson, active from 1980 to 1983. Its catalogue includes albums by 'New Wave Of British Heavy Metal' bands Chevy and Dark Star, Nik Turner's Inner City Unit, soul legend Edwin Starr, Michael Strange And