Fruits de Mer Records - Psychedelia, Krautrock, Progressive Rock, Acid-Folk, R&B, Spacerock and Vinyl Heaven

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How Fruits de Mer Records was born....
BBC 6Music Gideon Coe's latest 'Label of Love'

OUR APRIL and MAY VINYL
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on sale
at the 14th Dream Festival

lathe-cut 7"
Aethereal/The Sons of MOD

Aethereal +
The Sons of MOD

The USA meets Australia with a dead-cool psychedically-inclined split 7" - lathe-cut, so ridiculously limited (just 50 copies for sale) - and therefore just a little bit pricey
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on sale
at the 14th Dream Festival

lathe-cut 8"
The Insektlife Cycle/Cold Bath

The Insektlife Cycle +
Cold Bath

an 8" lathe-cut, just to bugger up automatic record decks, will only be available at our summer festival, featuring tracks by The Insektlife Cycle (from The Philippines) and Cold Bath (from Switzerland)
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free each day
at the 14th Dream Festival

Three FdM-compiled CDs

various FdM artists
and some more

It was going to be one CD, then it became two - now there'll be three - lovingly-compiled and paid for by FdM.
One song-based and two that are mainly intrumentals, some names you'll already know but we'll have a few new bands for you to check out too; CDs include Ax Genrich, Fuchsia, The Cats Never Sleep, Suspirium and the return of Moonweevil
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on sale August

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; a US band that really gets the 60s UK sound.
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on sale August

IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA
Vibravoid

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Vibravoid

Germany's finest psychedelic rock band spread Iron Butterfly's magnum opus over two sides of a 33rpm 7" (if only 7"s were bigger, this wouldn't be necessary)
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on sale August

FdM's GUIDE TO THE HITCHHIKERS GUIDE
Astralasia, Icarus Peel,
Blue Giant Zeta Puppies

Fruits de Mer Records' Guide to The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy
Astralasia, Icarus Peel, Blue Giant Zeta Puppies

includes a bonus CD of remixes of The Eagles' surpise contribution to spacerock(!) - more news soon
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an August club members exclusive

THE GEOMETRY OF THISTLES
FAKE KOREAN EDITION
Cranium Pie

Cranium Pie
The Geometry Of Thistles
Fake Korean edition

Tim from the band found more copies of the original CD and I had to do something with them, so.....OK, so the joke might be wearing a bit thin, so this WILL be the last fake edition.
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on sale at Games for May

GAMES FOR MAY 2016 T-SHIRTS


Games for May 2016 t-shirts

There'll only be about 50 of them for sale at the gig - in grey or 'natural' - and they'll only be a Primark-busting £5 each, so they won't be there for long; but there WILL be some FdM tank tops for sale too - also at £5 - as Liz says we shouldn't be so blokeist
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a May members club exclusive

SCHIZODELIA
Insekt Lifecycle

Insektlife Cycle
Schizodelia

Free to FdM club members who ordered all our May releases nice and early, there'll be a CD EP from our favourite band from the Philippines, previewing a track from their forthcoming album, which will be released on a Chinese label, just for added globalness.cludes The CD includes an exclusive remix of 'Schizodelia', added in by the band for good measure.
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on sale early May

CAN I GO BACK AGAIN
July

July
Can I Go Back Again

One of the greatest 60s UK psych bands are back - and they're on Fruits de Mer!
'Can I Go Back' is an extended version of the Beatles lyrics-quoting song on their reunion LP, 'Resurrection'.

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on sale early May

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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on sale early May

THE CROMLECH CHRONICLES
Sendelica

Sendelica
The Cromlech Chronicles

Recorded in the Mwnci Studio in deepest, darkest Wales last year, Sendelica deliver a stunning live album including the extended piece 'The Cromlech Suite' that takes up one side of the album and a cover of a track originally by the Far East Travellin' Band.

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free to everyone at
Games for May 2016

4CD SET
Sendelica/Magic Bus/
Honey Pot/
Soft Hearted Scientists

Sendelica/Magic Bus/Honey Pot/
Soft Hearted Scientists

Too good to be free, but it is - a four CD introduction to the bands playing this year's Games for May gig - including exclusive tracks you won't get anywhere else (that's why they're exclusive)
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on sale at Games for May

LATHE-CUT 8"
Cary Grace/Consterdine

Cary Grace/Consterdine
Black Country Rock/Sound & Vision

Yes, a lathe-cut 8" of Bowie covers (that's one more than seven); two tracks taken from 'Fashion' plus a new recording by Cary. Just 50 copies will be available for sale at Games For May 2016 at the Half Moon - and then they'll be gone forever
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sold out

THE ENDLESS MORE AND MORE
SPECIAL EDITION
The Chemistry Set

The Chemistry Set
The Endless More And More

a double LP edition of their new album, pressed on silver vinyl; it includes a bonus 12" of versions of Hendrix's 'Love Or Confusion', including a stoned 22 minute Swordfish ambient excursion! and you also get the whole thing on a double CD for good measure, together with a bunch of postcards and a print signed by the band
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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, festuring a spellbinding cover of the Velvet Underground song, written by Lou reed, plus three of his own compositions
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sold out at FdM

ZIGGY STARDUST
Sendelica

Sendelica
Ziggy Stardust

Conceived and recorded long before the sad news, as usual Fruits de Mer is moving slowly enough to miss all the bandwagon/media hype, or at least I hope we are.
Sendelica take a break from their spacerock epics to go all ethereal on us and then Marc Swordfish from Astralasia remove any sign of beats with a remix.
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club members exclusive

A GEOMETRY OF THISTLES
FAKE JAPANESE EDITION
Cranium Pie

Cranium Pie
A Geometry Of Thistles (JPN)

What the world needs now is a re-press of the band's first album, thinly-disguised as a Japanese pressing (complete with obi-strip); (un)fortunately, only club members will get one - and only if they were quick to order the April singles
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TUNE UP YOUR MINISTERS AND START TRANSMISSION FROM POOL HOLES TO CLASS O HYPERGIANTS
Jack Ellister

Jack Ellister
new album on CD

Jack's debut LP sold out instantly, but he's producing a 200-run on CD very soon
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RICOCHET
Tir na nOg

Tir na nOg
'Ricochet'

to celebrate their first studio album in 40 years ('The Dark Dance'), Tir na nOg return to Fruits de Mer with a new single, featuring a track from their new LP, backed by a previously-unreleased live version of the magical 'Tir na nOg', which they first recorded back in the early 70s. Last few copies available - in smokey grey or black
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49 CIGARS
nick nicely

nick nicely
'49 Cigars'

a bone fide UK psych cult hero - indeed, one of FdM's own 'League Of Psychedelic Gentlemen' - gives us the OK to re-release the weirdly-wonderful '49 cigars', then gives us an exclusive live version, and then gives us two more tracks to make an unmissable EP
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POSTCARDS FROM THE DEEP
various artists

The Thanes, Icarus Peel, The Loons, Astralasia, The Luck Of Eden Hall and more...

freakbeat, fuzz, krautrock, garage rock, a TV theme...not to mention 10 flexidiscs, 10 postcards, a poster and a CD - all in a clambox - Fruits de Mer self-destructs, financially if not musically, it must be nearly Christmas (well it was when we released it)
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ELAPSED MEMORIES
The Chemistry Set

The Chemistry Set
Elapsed Memories

One of the best psychedelic bands to come out of the UK in the last 30 years are back on FdM with two new songs and a perfectly-crafted Jimi Hendrix cover, 'Love Or Confusion'.
you won't hear better than this on a proper record label
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COLTRANE

Coltrane
Superfjord/Earthling Society

Classic John and Alice Coltrane compositions - together on a 7" - not your usual FdM single. Superfjord and Earthling Society take them (and Fruits de Mer) to new places, and then Astralasia and VHSHead join the party on a bonus 70 minute CD that comes with it
'Coltrane' was voted by FdM's club members their single of the year for 2014 - a wise choice
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CRAIG PADILLA
Sonar

Craig Padilla
Sonar

strangefish six!
The man from side one of strangefish one returns with a double LP of classic kosmische/synthesiser sounds that recalls Klaus Schulze and the Sky label - 80+ minutes of inner space music, perfect late-night listening (at least it is at FdM Towers), all previously-unreleased on vinyl or CD; colour vinyl, naturally
Guaranteed horizontal listening pleasure
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