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on sale December

The Pretty Things
new 7"

new 7"
The Pretty Things

Oh yes - The Pretties are back on Fruits de Mer!
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on sale December

Sendelica
Cromlech Chronicles II

Cromlech Chronicles II
Sendelica

What better way to follow up 'Cromlech Chronicles' than with 'Cromlech II'? More news soon
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on sale December

Moloko+
Bite The Hand

Bite The Hand
Moloko+

another ludicrously-limited 7" lathe-cut from FdM's only '90s band' - and one that only FdM club members will have any chance of getting - more news soon
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free to club members who buy all FdM's December releases

to be annoucned

FdM's members club festive freebie is a bit special - more news soon
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gig - October 7

Dionysus festival 2017

Dionysus
Derby Festival of Psychedelia

The last event we'll have a stall at in 2017 - and it's a return for us to The Telephones' one-dayer in Derby. How they cram all those bands in is beyond me - but what a fantastic line-up!
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on sale at the Dionysus festival

Moths
Halfdan's Daughter

Friends of the Fish 20 - The Moths
7" lathe-cut

Just 50 copies available for sale at our final gig of the year, from Moths - a band that you might have discovered on the 'Dust On The Nettles' acid-folk retrospective (I did!) who've reformed and will be playing Dionysus - more news soon
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on sale late September

The Chemistry Set
Lovely Cuppa Tea

Lovely Cuppa Tea
The Chemistry Set

Dave McLean and Paul Lake have been back in the studio, recording more gob-smackingly classy psychedelic rock for us lucky people - including two new songs - one from Paul and one from Dave - and a stunning cover of a 1968 psych classic - The Moody Blues' 'Legend Of A Mind'!
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on sale late September

Stay
Always Here

Always Here
Stay

It's great to have Stay back on FdM and they've recorded a mix of 60s psych covers and originals on this five-track 33rpm EP, which also includes a bonus DVD looking at the recording of their latest album
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free to club members who buy all FdM's September releases

The Chemistry Set - Swordfish's Neptune remixes

Promo 17 - The Chemistry Set/Swordfish
CD

yes, another exclusive FdM CDr for club members - and of course it's rather special - three remixes by Marc Swordfish of The Chemistry Set's 'Fountains Of Neptune' (originally on their 'Endless More And More' LP; limited quantities, and first-come-first-served to club members ordering our two September vinyl releases
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free to club members who buy all FdM's September releases

Kris Gietkowski - tracks by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

Kris Gietkowski
CD

we're all heart - or all free CDs, anyway - this sampler CD contains two tracks from Kris' 'Three Of A Kind' 3CD set - covers of songs from Arthur Brown's first album; limited quantities as usual, and first-come-first-served to club members ordering our September vinyl releases
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on sale late September

Arcade Messiah
Trilogy
3CD set

Trilogy
Arcade Messiah

The complete recordings of Arcade Messiah on a bargain-priced 3CD set - including his extended remake of Aphrodite's Child's 'Four Horsemen', from the FdM Side Effects box-set - more news soon
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on sale late September

The Honey Pot
Ascending Scales
special edition

Ascending Scales
the Honey Pot

Icarus Peel and co have produced an extended version of our 100th vinyl release - so extended we're going to release it as a 3CD set, with lots of added special guests who didn't make the original party, including Tir na nOg, Beau, Jim Milne from Tractor, Ted Selke, Jay Tausig and Marc Swordfish!
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on sale late-September

various artists
Kopf Musik

Kopf Musik
various artists

a three-CD compilation of krautrock, kosmische and electronic covers taken from the FdM archives.
From Astralasia to Vibravoid, Eroc to Ax Genrich, it's our three-hour tribute to those groundbreaking years in German music
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on sale late-September

Kris Gietowski
Three Of A Kind

Three Of A Kind
Kris Gietkowski

Kris Gietkowski's recent album of Egg covers on FdM is extended to a limited-run three CD set, with Kris also producing solo versions of the first albums by Atomic Rooster and Arthur Brown - totally mad but true!
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Sidewalk Society
Strange Roads

Strange Roads
Sidewalk Society

Sidewalk Society have been working on this tribute to the legendary band The Action for a long time - and it's a classic - 'Rolled Gold' re-made - a true labour of love by a band that know and love 60s UK music better than any US band I've come across; there's also an excellent Shindig! feature to coincide with the release
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Anton Barbeau
Heaven Is In Your Mind

Heaven Is In Your Mind
Anton Barbeau

one of my absolute favourite singers, Anton Barbeau is back on Fruits de Mer with a cracking four-track EP of three covers and a new Ant track; Big Star's 'September Gurls' is among the tracks on there - probably one of my top 10 favourite songs ever
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Sendelica/Superfjord
Zappa

Superfjord
+ Sendelica

Two of Frank Zappa's best-known and best-loved tracks get the FdM treatment - Finland's jazz-rockers Superfjord and Wales' spacerockers Sendelica get to grips with the unclassifiable Frank on a split 7"
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Us and Them
Fading Within The Dwindling Sun

Fading Within The Dwindling Sun
Us and Them

On our first 10" release, Us and Them have put together a five-tracker that means a great deal to me - reinterpreting some of The goddess-like Sandy Denny's best moments on record; only Britt from Us and Them could do this, in my opinion, and she does it beautifully - i hope you'll enjoy it too.
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FdM REJECTED COVERS
set of 52 postcards

FdM early designs and rejected covers
a set of 52 A6 postcards

The good, the bad and the wholly inappropriate - 52 sleeve designs we didn't use for the final covers, professionally printed on quality card; only 200 sets produced
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PLANKTON
early FdM tracks on CD

The Record Collector magazine compilation
now on CD

RC launched their 'Modern Collectibles' series of LPs a few years ago with 'Plankton' - a compilation of recordings taken from our first dozen or so releases, compiled by the Rare Records Price Guide's editor, Ian Shirley; they also gave us the OK to produce a 300-run CD version - and here it is, including The Pretty Things track that was originally included as a bonus 7".
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BOWIE meets THE ACTION
Sidewalk Society

Bowie meets The Action
Sidewalk Society

California's Sidewalk Society return after far too long away from FdM with a four-track EP that combines covers of songs by The Action and 60s era-Bowie; Sidewalk Society are a US band that really gets the sixties UK sound, I've loved them since i heard their version of 'Song Of A Baker' back in 2008.
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COSMIC SOUND
Proud Peasant

Proud Peasant
Cosmic Sound

A US band playing keyboards-led UK/German 70s prog rock like they mean it? Oh yes.
Eloy and Manfred Mann's Earth Band get the Proud Peasant treatment
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HERE SHE COMES NOW
Claudio Cataldi

Claudio Cataldi
Here She Comes Now

Italian singer-songwriter Claudio delivers a four-track EP, featuring a spellbinding cover of the Velvet Underground song, written by Lou Reed, plus three of his own compositions
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MORNING DEW
Crystal Jacqueline

Crystal Jacqueline
Morning Dew

a four-track 7" from Jacqui, comprising three covers (including the Tim Rose/Bonnie Dobson song and an obscure slice of wondrous psych from Joe Byrd and the Field Hippies) plus a new song written by Icarus Peel

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