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We are SUGARBUSH RECORDS, a mail order company based in the UK. We buy and sell rare vinyl records: LPs, EPs and 45s. We specialize in rare Psych, Blues, Progressive, 60s Pop, & 70s / 80s Rock and much much more. I also collect vinyl, so do understand what you - the collector - expects. We aso sell on Discogs (Discogs Store) where you will find 5000 LPs, 12", EPs & 45s with full descriptions and images. Oh, and we ship FREE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD if you buy 5 records or more.  That is some good deal. Furthermore, if you have vinyl records for sale or are interested finding out more about us please get in touch. If you want to SELL SOME RECORDS and are in the South of England please telephone 01892 541 746

THE GRIP WEEDS "HOUSE OF VIBES" (SUGARBUSH SB048) out on vinyl now, buy it here!

THE GRIP WEEDS "HOUSE OF VIBES" (SUGARBUSH SB048), out now is their classic debut 2004 album repressed on high quality 140gm audiophile vinyl! Limited to only 400 copies with a full colour insert.
The New Jersey band's raucous blend of Cheap Trick's power chords, the Byrds' ethereal jangle and CSNY's airy harmonies was different, half a decade too early for the New York-based garage revival of the early 00s, and a decade or so too late to be in sync with the West Coast's Paisley Pop movement. No wonder this self-recorded, self-released gem of the power pop art fell on mostly deaf ears, lauded by a few Jersey visionaries, hailed in Germany but completely ignored by commercial radio and MTV.
It's too bad, because if there ever were a record tailor-made for blasting out of AM radio on the way to the beach House of Vibes is it. From the first crunching chords of "Out of Day" through the last feedback tripping psych solo of "Walking in the Crowd", the record balances precisely at the tipping point between rock and pop. It's the same enticing ground that the Who covered in their classic Sells Out, simultaneously hard-edged and accessible, blossoming with melody and rackety with drums. And along the way, the band cranks out half a dozen classic songs, "Salad Days", "Close Descending Love", and "Don't Belong."
This is a truly stunning album and the fact that this band are not massive is tragic as well as kinds cool as it keeps us who are in the know part of a very exclusive club. Buy this album today, you will not regret it. Sealed from the factory - limited to 300 copies - on audiophile 140g black vinyl - now with extra smooth polylined inners to ensure maximum quality. Only £19.99 including FREE worldwide postage.

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DOM MARIANI & THE MAJESTIC KELP - "HI SEAS" new album out now, buy it here on vinyl

DOM MARIANI & THE MAJESTIC KELP "HI SEAS" (SUGARBUSH SB047), out now in a very limited pressing of ONLY 300 copies on vinyl comes Aussie legend Dom Mariani's latest release. Touring with the Stems this year in 2018 will do nothing to harm what should be rave reviews for this fanatstic platter. Taking its cue and influence from Soft 60s Surf sounds it also incorporates elements of LEE HAZLEWOOD, JACK NITZSCHE and sounds of EXOTICA. Always prevalent, however, is Dom's twangy reverb drenched guitar. What makes this album stand out are the superb arrangements and an overwhelming air of mystery and wonder. Some of the tracks are so laid back as to be almost soporific but keep the listener hooked and awaiting the next surprising twist. The album is almost completely Instrumental with a few vocals added here and there. This is a gorgeous album and the perfect soundtrack for a laid back summer's afternoon. Sealed from the factory - limited to 300 copies - on audiophile 140g black vinyl - now with extra smooth polylined inners to ensure maximum quality. Only £21.99 including FREE worldwide postage. Buy it now.

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DUNCAN MAITLAND (with Pugwash) "Lullabies For The 21st Century" last copies on vinyl here!


DUNCAN MAITLAND "LULLABIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY" (SUGARBUSH SB017), only 250 copies on coloured vinyl! £18.99 inc. postage. Ex Pugwash man Duncan Maitland sees his legendary album released on vinyl for the very first time. Featuring members of XTC, DIVINE COMEDY & PUGWASH this is a fantastic 60s tinged album of melody, harmony and brilliant playing. A review in "Powerpopaholic" sums it up thus:"Dublin native Duncan Maitland is joined by an all-star guest line-up on his smashing debut Lullabies for The 21st Century. Colin Moulding from XTC plays bass on the opening track, and also helping out are Fran King, Barry O'Brien, Keith Farrell and Tosh Flood (Pugwash). Recorded at his in-home studio, the album draws influences from many favorites. Starting with the richly melodic "Your Century" it has glowing background harmonies and driving bass line.  Followed by the flowing narrative of "Terry The Toad" it adds a great hook in the chorus, and "Crash Position" is a perfect example of modern Beach Boys pop, similar to Rick Gallego (Cloud Eleven).  These songs are not simple ear candy, but complex pop symphonies that don't rely on a straight formulaic approach. Every song on the album is a meticulous study in pop smarts from the Beatlesque touches of "Alien At Home" and "Horror Stories" to the wistful atmosphere of "Supermarket Dream."


Duncan Maitland LP

PUGWASH "ALMANAC" on orange or white vinyl, LAST COPIES!! Get them here.

PUGWASH - "ALMANAC" (SUGARBUSH SB028), Pugwash' incredible 2nd album is released for the first time on vinyl. 250 copies on orange vinyl and 250 copies on white vinyl, so take your pick! They both look great. The converted will of course know what a classic this album is. For those who have never heard Pugwash, a snippet from one of the hundreds of reviews the band has received: "Thomas Walsh doesn’t like the term “powerpop” and has said that he considers Beatles comparisons to be “lazy”, but it would be difficult to imagine that people who dig the powerpop genre or are aficionados of the Fab Four wouldn’t be the ideal audience for Pugwash. Indeed, when watching the band live, McGee’s bass work sounds like he’s channeling McCartney at his most melodic and inventive. However, the band’s whole output is much more diverse and all-encompassing for them to be simply typecast as another bunch inspired by The Beatles. On your journey throughout this compilation, there will be more influences worn on their sleeves than you will be able to keep track of and I would hope that the listener will come to the same conclusion that I have; Thomas Walsh simply writes music that he would enjoy listening to." Get it now, one pressing only. £19.99 (On white or orange vinyl)


Pugwash Almanac LP (free postage)

Pugwash - "Almond Tea" on white (tea) vinyl, 200 copies only - get your copy here, free postage worldwide!

PUGWASH - "ALMOND TEA" (SUGARBUSH RECORDS SB021), long awaited repress of their legendary 1999 debut album on white vinyl, 200 copies only. £19.99 (no extra postage)

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The Ptolemaic Terrascope have this to say about this classic album: 
" Originally released in 1999, ‘Almond Tea’ by Pugwash (not the former drummer of the Man band...) is brimming with sweet melody, the tunes reminding me of  ELO mixed with Radiohead, whilst some of the melodies suggest that time when Oasis wrote good songs that crawled under your skin. Opening with ‘Missing The Point’ the listener is immediately drawn into Pugwash's world and you find yourself drumming along to the tune whilst second guessing the lyrics (or maybe that is just me), the song having plenty of energy and a powerful production that allows it to soar from the speakers. Absolutely beautiful, ‘Finer Things In Life’ sounds like a Radiohead ballad, the lyrics catching hold of your heart as the music drift around them with a gentle jangle. With a lovely shuffle ‘Shine On Norvell Jefferson’ could have come straight from the White Album, the McCartney version, whilst ‘Two Wrongs’ could be a lost Brit Pop anthem its swagger tempered by the lovely ‘Getting Me Down Again’, the perfect end to side one. Throughout the album it is the song that is important and you can easily make comparisons, however the whole collection is a lesson in the art of melody and dynamics, the flow of the album perfectly judged with the melancholy beauty of ‘Always Be’ paired with the acoustic strum of ‘Could It Be The Same’ side two slowly getting louder until ‘Obvious’ releases the energy that was building, more Lennon than McCartney and definitely Psychedelic with phased guitar and plenty of attitude. Finally, ‘ Nonsense’ leads us out sounding like (pointless comparison time) like Dodgy covering a lost UK Psych tune, a great tune however your ears hear it completing another great album from Sugarbush, something I seem to be repeating in this review." (Simon Lewis)

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "Burrowing To Light In The Land Of Nod" (SUGARBUSH SB046), buy it here on vinyl, free postage!

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "Burrowing To Light In The Land Of Nod" (SUGARBUSH SB046), a brand new release on our label. Released on a CD-r only back in 2012 this album now sees its first vinyl release. An excellent introduction to this Australian band / project who are ever evolving and are building up a dedicated following worldwide. Spiritual music at its best, here set in an Acid-Folk context but as deep and honest as Roots Reggae was at exulting Rastafarianims back in the 70s. With shades of Comus, Incredible String Band, Roky Erickson and with lyrics spiritual and sincere in content. Played on a variety of unusual instruments - for western music that is - all their albums challenge and delight in equal measure. Sometimes disturbing yet with a definite beauty as well as melody and grace. Seriously limited editions will ensure that these great albums are the collectors' items of the future and simply great records for now.

£19.99 including postage anywhere in the world!

Trappist Afterland - Burrowing To Light In The Land Of Nod

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "The Round Dance Of The Cross" (Sugarbush SB045) buy it here on vinyl

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "The Round Dance Of The Cross" (Sugarbush SB045), a brand new release on our label. Released on a CD-r only back in 2011 this album now sees its first vinyl release. An excellent introduction to this Australian band / project who are ever evolving and are building up a dedicated following worldwide. Spiritual music at its best, here set in an Acid-Folk context but as deep and honest as Roots Reggae was at exulting Rastafarianims back in the 70s. With shades of Comus, Incredible String Band, Roky Erickson and with lyrics spiritual and sincere in content. Played on a variety of unusual instruments - for western music that is - all their albums challenge and delight in equal measure. Sometimes disturbing yet with a definite beauty as well as melody and grace. Seriously limited editions will ensure that these great albums are the collectors' items of the future and simply great records for now.

£19.99 including postage anywhere in the world!

Trappist Afterland - The Round Dance Of The Cross

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "THE FIVE WOUNDS OF FRANCIS MINOR" (SUGARBUSH SB044), a brand new release on yellow vinyl-buy it here.

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "THE FIVE WOUNDS OF FRANCIS MINOR" (SUGARBUSH SB044), a brand new release on yellow vinyl, limited to only 200 copies with no repress. Recorded at home and featuring a very plaintive and stripped back sound yet resplendent with weird backwards guitars and vocals which disturb and intrigue at the same time. With shades of Comus, Roky Erickson and outsider Folk Private Pressings from days gone by this is a very interesting album and will be much sought after in due course. More fantastic music from this prolific artist. £19.99 includes postage anywhere in the world!

Trappist Afterland - The Five Wounds Of Francis Minor

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "GOD'S GOOD EARTH" (SUGARBUSH SB043), a brand new release - buy it here on vinyl.

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND - "GOD'S GOOD EARTH" (SUGARBUSH SB043), a brand new release on beautiful autumn green vinyl, limited to only 200 copies with no repress. Our friends at the ACTIVE LISTERNER bolg say this about this seminal LP: "This isn't easy listening, this is intense participatory bordering on hallucinatory songwriting, not a million miles from the seminal and highly stoned 'Moyshe McStiff' by COB, upon which much of the resurgent acid-folk scene would regard as a touchstone.
There is a restlessness and almost palpable fear and discomfort that permeates this whole record as the brief 'Sungirl' and the very psychedelic 'Parasites' would attest to. The latter in particular with its revolving searchlight of backwards-forwards hurdy gurdy and naggingly insistent rhythm opens a psychic door that leads to an exploration of uncomfortable mental spaces. What Jim Morrison memorably referred to as 'the feeling of not quite being at home'. Times several thousand. "No More Summer Caravans" is a paean to the past with a lovely drone driving the familial reminiscences (real or imagined) that provide another unsettling narrative." £19.99 includes postage anywhere in the world!

Trappist Afterland - God's Good Earth

Reviews of KONTIKI SUITE, TRAPPIST AFTERLAND, GREEN PAJAMAS & GREEN RAY by http://terrascope.co.uk






Sugarbush Records have a few new albums out, all on limited coloured vinyl. They have rereleased the debut album by the KONTIKI SUITE  “The Greatest Show On Earth” (300 copies) that we reviewed a couple of months ago, when it was released by Sunstone records, selling out very quickly. They have also released the brand new THE GREEN RAY album “Half Sentences” (200 copies) which was released by Reckless on CD last month, which we also reviewed in September.  This one decorated with terrific cover art by the brilliant west country artist John Hurford.   Sugarbush have also rereleased the wonderful TRAPPIST AFTERLAND album “Afterlander” in an edition of 200, this is a highly collectable record that was released last year in an edition of 99 copies again by Sunstone. Selling out on the day of release and currently going for crazy money, get in quick before they again sell out. (This one comes highly recommended by Phil!)

Talking of Phil's recommendations, Sugarbush have also released a new record by THE GREEN PAJAMAS. 'Supernatural Afternoon'is available on 300 purple vinyl copies.   Collecting various 45s, released over the years the prolific Pajamas, deliver a cracking new cohesive record, which could well be their finest to date and if you don’t have any of their previous records this one would make a good place to start.
'January Girl' is a heart warming wintery tale, a sublime mid paced rocker that kicks off the record with a tune that would have suited Tom Petty down to the ground.  “Big Black Storm”(single version) sees Jeff Kelly the leader, singer and songwriter proving what a great songwriter he is, a great searing lead guitar, underpinned by a driving rhythm section which is augmented by some fine violin playing.  “Who Is the Girl” (version2) arrives on a bouncy piano motif, with Jeff’s questing lyrics concerning dying stars, is over far too soon. “Supernatural Afternoon” allows the band to stretch out a bit and contains some really memorable lyrics like ‘Witches cradle by a Haitian moon, on a supernatural afternoon’ which is the song’s refrain, some blistering lead guitar spluttering all over the song proving also what a fine lead guitarist Jeff is. “The Jailer’s Song” closes out side one, over a twinkling music box, sinuous bass and more of that big, slightly fuzzed lead guitar, this song clearly being placed here to make you flip over to the other side.
Side two begins with the classic “Kill the Power” showing some Celtic influence, weaving over a Crazy Horse rhythm section, a stomper of a song, delivered impassionedly by Jeff, who also provides some strong melodic guitar lines.  “Red Bird (single version)” is a catchy rock song with pop sensibilities and again I’m reminded of Tom Petty by Jeff’s vocals.  “Ancient Lake” slows things down and finds our protagonist ruminating on time, with nature providing a balm, some medicine for the soul if you like.
“The Red, Red Rose” (song for Phoebe Prince) brings up the tempo again, and has long been a favourite, a harrowing story of a young girl hanged in her school clothes on a January afternoon from the gallows. The record ends with the brilliant “Raise Ravens” a string infused gem, gently rocking throughout with some fine melodic guitar picking out the verses. This is a very strong album, concise and accessible. (Andrew Young)

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