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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

Buy SUGARBUSH LABEL LPs. Part Two: 2016 onwards...

SUGARBUSH RECORDS-a label that loves its music - on vinyl! At Sugarbush Records we press limited edition, high quality vinyl albums and singles. We love outsider music, be it cool Power-Pop, Psych or Indie. We bring you some of the best bands you may never have heard of but you ought to listen to.

Free postage worldwide for all our releases: Wherever you live in the world the price you see is what you pay, no extra postage!



Buy 1 or 100 albums and postage is free. Collector or dealer? This is the place to buy SUGARBUSH RECORDS releases. Can you ask for a better deal? No, so go ahead try our releases - you will love them! 


It's easy: Just click"Add to Cart" on any album you'd like. Click multiple choices (so more than just one album) and your shopping cart will update. When you are ready to pay, click "checkout" on the cart and pay either by Paypal or with your credit/debit card.

Enjoy our selection. This page covers part 2 of our catalogue, starting in December 2016. For Part 1 please click on the link just above.

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JACOBITES - "OLD SCARLETT", another volume in our SPECIAL IMPORTS series of albums (IMP 042) and another release on Spain' YOU ARE THE COSMOS LABEL. Following the breakup of the seminal British post-punk outfit Swell Maps, frontman Nikki Sudden embarked on a solo career, then concurrently formed a new band called the Jacobites. Far more classicist than Swell Maps had been, the Jacobites gave Sudden a chance to exercise his penchant for straightforward, elegantly wasted rock & roll, drawing chiefly from the Stones and the Faces while adding elements of singer/songwriter rock (Neil Young, Bob Dylan) and crunchy British glam (T. Rex, Mott the Hoople, David Bowie).£17.99 including postage anwhere!
Jacobites
KONTIKI SUITE - "THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH" (SUGARBUSH SB039), this fabulous album sees a timely reissue on vinyl (only 300 copies) as we recently released their debut LP ON SUNSET LAKE. This album is equally as good and I am happy to let our friends at the ACTIVE LISTENER blog take up the story:
 "Kontiki Suite proudly flies its Byrds banner via some obvious stylistic hat-tips to 1968’s "The Notorious Byrd Brothers". This time out, the band boasts a batch of impressive new Rickenbacker-based janglers (mainly from the pen of guitarist Ben Singh) and a tougher sound from the rest of the band (Jonny Singh, lap steel guitar; Marcus Dodds, guitar; Mario Renucci, bass; Chris Brown and Craig Bright on drums and percussion respectively). The result is a cohesive, 50-minute flight high above exquisitely atmospheric psych/country-rock/chamber pop soundscapes.
The opening moments of guitar/rim shots in the rousing, Golden Smog-like opener “Bring Our Empire Down” recall David Crosby’s serene “Dolphin’s Smile,” after which some Neil Young-like crunch is thrown in as the song gathers steam. “My Own Little World” features the kind of textured ‘n’ trippy triple-guitar interplay (including lap steel and 12-string Rickenbacker) that characterizes the overall tone of the album – tone that is often upended by deliciously abrupt shifts in tempo: the lads in Kontiki Suite are more than happy to jolt you out of the hypnotized state in which they deftly placed you. Occasional, judiciously chosen blasts of harmonica tug on the same heartstrings as in Big Star’s “Life is White.”
“Free From Sound” and “Here for You Now” are tremendous pop songs, the kind of tracks that, back in the day, would’ve jumped out of an AM radio and grabbed you by the throat. The former features a keening pedal steel hook that’s hell-bent on becoming your next earworm. The latter blends a “Ticket To Ride” beat with power-poppy rhythm reminiscent of Gene Clark’s evergreen “I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better.”
Remastered and re-cut to offer an excellent sound spectrum!


Kontiki Suite Greatest Show On Earth

THE PRIMARY 5 - "NORTH POLE" (SUGARBUSH SB038), a new Sugarbush Records release. This time a classic British Pop gem by this fantastic band led by Paul Quinn (ex- Soup Dragons & Teenage Fanclub). When originally released on CD (and only on CD) this album sold a staggering 30,000 copies worldwide including masses of sales in the USA and Japan. To give you an idea of what to expect I can tell you that this is a top notch album which was years ahead of its time. Shades of Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds, The Hollies, Gram Parsons, The Flamin' Groovies all melt together in a quite unique album that is simply stunning. Recorded on an 8-track in an Scottish Village Hall (really!) the production values are, nevertheless, sky high with beautiful arrangements, great playing and singing and - most of all - superb tunes. This is the great lost British Pop album of the 90s, there is no equal. £19.99 including postage worldwide.

Primary 5 - North Pole w/ free postage
THE PARSONS RED HEADS - "BLURRED HARMONY" (IMP 041), The Parson Red Heads took things into their own hands for their new record, and turned the rear view on the preceding three-and-a-half years since Orb Weaver to get a long, close look at themselves. The resultant exposition of smart, lucid songwriting and willingness to take skewed stances on established modes of sound is refreshingly blurry, and a fantastic soundtrack to the psychoses of your summery, sunny days. £17.99 INCLUDING POSTAGE


Parsons Red Heads - Blurred Harmony
RONNIE D'ADDARIO "THE BEST OF 1976-1983" (IMP 040), since 1976, D’Addario has been recording wonderful records in the vein of Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, and other classic pop songwriters. Published for the first time in a physical format, this LP gathers the very best from his first three albums.  £19.99 including postage.

Ronnie D'Addario

WADE JACKSON "WHISKEY ALPHA DELTA ECHO" (IMP 039), a fantastic slice of retro Byrds-tinged 12-string Pop by this Aussie legend, who was alos featured on the 12-STRING HIGH sampler some time ago. Very limited, and expected to sell out quickly! £17.99 including postage


Wade Jackson

PSYCHOTIC YOUTH - "THE VOICE OF SUMMER", one more in our series of SPECIAL IMPORTS from around the world of titles we like ad think our customers will like (IMP 038). Of this one we only have a handful of copies, and it is such a nice album by Sweden's legendary Psychotic Youth who have been making great records since the 1980s. Psychotic Youth deliver REAL POWER-POP, with the word power written in capital letters. Putting together the essential elements of the music of the Ramones, the Plimsouls and the Ohio Express, the 6t's and the 70's, bubblegum and punk, pop and rock'n'roll, just to create their very own sound, which has influenced many bands ever since they started back in the 80s.
So if you dig extremely catchy pop-music with a fat, rockin' guitar sound, well executed vocal-lines, ridin'-on-the-waves drums and a crunchy punk feel to it, the music of the Yum Yums, Paul Collins Beat and the Kurt Baker Combo, this one's a true must have for you!! Only £17.99 including worldwide postage.

Psychotic Youth LP w/ free postage

TRAPPIST AFTERLAND BAND - "LIKE A BEEHIVE, THE HILL WAS ALIVE", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP037), this is a very limited vinyl pressing of 300 copies from the USA, still sealed. "
The music Trapped Afterland create is very hypnotic and rich and, while I just sort of look around when they have an abundance of lyrics such as: “I feel like a sketch... lalala... Without any shading”,  the understated richness of the multitude of odd and compelling vocals and instruments makes it all work.
Don’t pass Trappist Afterland up if you truly want a heavy, melodic dose of authentic modern psychedelic music. While they advertise themselves as producers of spirit music for the dispossessed (Not exactly the target audience for great financial reward...), they have a marketable musical product here which is well worth listening to by any fan of late 60s pop music at its purest. " £21.99 including postage anywhere.

Trappist Afterland

THE CAROUSELS - "SAIL ME HOME ST. CLAIR" (SUGARBUSH SB037), finally released is this Scottish band's second long player. Their first album - you may recall - was highly praised and received excellent reviews and (a little know fact) is actually Sugarbush' best ever selling album in terms of numbers sold of both pressings over the years. In many ways this was a real surprise but then again a band of such heart and soul and invoking the spirit of Gene Clark, Gram Parsons and Sweethearts-era Byrds ought to sell a lot of records. Especially when the songs are so poignant and beautiful. The band have built a firm worldwide following with tours of the continent in their back (denim and patchwork) pockets. This second LP carries on where the first one left off with another excellent clutch of songs (see track list below). £19.99 (with no extra postage charged)

The Carousels - Sail Me Home St. Clair



KONTIKI SUITE - "ON SUNSET LAKE" (SUGARBUSH SB035), finally this fantastic album is out on vinyl. In some ways a companion album to our fantastic GREEK THEATRE Lps, as it delves into the same trippy waters as those, recalling along the way more than a hefty dose of THE BYRDS NOTORIOUS BYRD BROTHERS 1968 album. "On Sunset Lake is a pleasing concoction no mistake - equal parts cosmic Americana, west coast psychedelia, and pastoral Englishness, this is a style we've seen a lot of this year from English bands. Alfa 9 and the See See have already both delivered very fine albums in this idiom in recent memory, but Kontiki Suite have upped the ante considerably on both of them, through a combination of impeccable songwriting and arranging and particularly lush production - potentially the nicest sounding album I've heard this year, including major label releases.
Gems abound, but my favorites are "See You In The Morning" which mixes the twelve string jangle of early Byrds with their more easy-going psychedelic country rock shamblings of the late sixties even better than the Byrds themselves managed and "Hollywood" which sounds like Candidate produced by Jonathan Wilson.
And where a lot of otherwise excellent albums tend to taper off at the end, Kontiki Suite have saved the best for last with "Music Man" a lush piece of canyon rock with subtle mellotron touches, and "Magic Carpet Ride" which is aptly named, feeling just like one with it's hypnotic psychedelic coda." (Review by Nathan Ford)

£19.99 (no extra postage charged)


Kontiki Suite
 



GREEN PEPPERS - "RETROSPECTIVELY YOURS", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 036). "Jim McCulloch has long been regarded with huge respect and affection amongst musicians in the Glasgow/Lanarkshire indie scene, yet the Motherwell-born guitarist has somehow managed to successfully hide his considerable talents from wider recognition. The new album by Green Peppers may rectify this.
A founder member of both The Soup Dragons and BMX Bandits, McCulloch also lent his sublime guitar skills to the ill-fated Superstar, fronted by his friend Joe McAlinden (ex-Groovy Little Numbers) and in recent years has played and toured with Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan as well as playing on and contributing songs to Campbell’s albums.  McCulloch is also a current member of BMX Bandits and is the songwriting force behind folk-rock outfit Snowgoose, fronted by the exquisite vocals of Anna Sheard.
With liner notes by Pete Paphides, ‘Retrospectively Yours’ is a stunning overview of a bafflingly over-looked trio of albums.  From the 60s folk-pop of ‘Angel Angel’ to the cinematic swoon of ‘Shabby Horses’, there is a depth and range to McCulloch’s deceptively subtle song-writing that reveals itself with repeated listening. The eleven selections here will steal into your heart and nestle in your soul; take the time to explore these songs and they will stay with you forever."

£19.99 (no extra postage)


Green Peppers
 



LUNAR LAUGH - "MAMA'S BOY", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 035). "Mama's Boy abounds with catchy melodies, moreso even than The Lunar Laugh's last project. The trio traverses many flavors of sound while adhering to a core foundation in the classics of 60's/70's pop and 90's/00's alternative rock. Even with its many influences, though, the band offers a signature sound that is as personal as the stories it tells. Add to that a thoughtful spread of vocal harmonies, and one has a stellar pop record with plenty of replay value. It's easily one of the highlights of early 2017."

£19.99 (no extra postage!)



Lunar Laugh



DAVID BROOKINGS - "KING WITHOUT A THRONE", another volume in our SPECIAL IMPORTS SERIES (IMP 034), a really strong Power pop album and a sampler of his best tracks from a career spanning 2004-2016, also on YOU ARE THE COSMOS our Spanish friends who specialize in this kind of thing - if you dug the RENO BO album, then this is for you.

£19.99 (no extra postage)



David Brookings



THE PARSONS RED HEADS - "IN A HAZY DREAM", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 033), this fantastic album is on its second pressing nowm this time on red vinyl - the first pressing from a few years ago having sold out in double quick time.

"Portland quartet the Parson Red Heads may well be the epitome of the 'under-appreciated band'. Sure, they've got fans (and anyone who hears their music tends to become one of these), but this is a band who should be reaching millions, not thousands of listeners.


The Byrds meet Big Star, with a healthy dose of the Jayhawks on these exquisite country-pop gems. There are certainly correllations to be made between the Parson Red Heads, and another band beloved of Active Listener readers - the Young Sinclairs. Both channel vintage influences into fresh, timeless songs, which are more than the sum of their influences." (Nathan Ford http://active-listener.blogspot.co.uk)


£19.99 (no postage charged).

Parson Red Heads

GREEK THEATRE - "BROKEN CIRCLE" (SUGARBUSH SB033), the second and long awaited-album by Sweden premier West Coast Psych act. The first album "LOST OUT AT SEA" was a gem of an LP and took many people by surprise such is its quality. This brand new album is the sequel of sorts but goes much deeper into full-on Psychedelia yet retains -  and even improves on - their excellent songwriting. While a lot of modern Psych bands adhere to trance like Floydian Spacerock it is a rare thing to find an album of song based Psychedelia, which is what this album gives you. And then some. Limited to only 300 copies (and with no repress) £19.99 including postage anywhere. (The drop down menu on this paypal button also lets you buy their fantastic debut LP, at only £14.99!)


Greek Theatre Lps:

THE BRERETONS - "KEEP YOU SAFE" (SUGARBUSH SB034), Kent's Brother & Sister led THE BRERETONS have been plying their trade locally for many years. With this, their debut album, their are set to break out internationally. A fantastic record of English Rural Gothic Psychedelic Roots Rock with shades of Cowboy Junkies, The Walkabouts & Yo La Tengo this incredible album is set to become a modern classic. Incredible musicianship, also featuring KULA SHAKER'S Paul Winter-Hart on drums, sublime arrangements, lush strings and - above all - top notch songwriting make this a very special record. Singer Charlotte Brereton (who is incredible live) really shines too on this LP. This limited edition comes in two colours: Blue (200 copies) & green (200 copies). £19.99 including postage anywhere.



Breretons - Keep You Safe LP (free postage)




VARIOUS ARTISTS - "A SPOONFUL OF SUGARBUSH" (SUGARBUSH SB27), the "lost" SB027 album is finally upon us. Over a year in the making this compilation of SUGARBUSH RECORDS released artists and good friends is an excellent introduction to the label. The added bonus is that all the tracks on here are otherwise unavailable on vinyl, at the time of release anyway! So there are unreleased vinyl tracks by: DOWLING POOLE, ORGONE BOX, CHRIS RICHARDS, ROBYN GIBSON & DUNCAN MAITLAND, HANGABOUTS, WALL OF ORCHIDS (Pop genius' Lane Steiberg's pre 8x8 project), GREEN PAJAMAS, TROLLEY, CADDY, ANDY REED as well as newcomers MALADAPTIVE SOLUTION! All fantastic tracks and housed in a sixties Pebbles sampler - type sleeve! Only £18.99 - 150 copies on green vinyl and 150 copies on red vinyl.

Various - A Spoonful Of Sugarbush

JUNIPERS - "PAINT THE GROUND" (SB600), the third pressing of this legendary album. This limited to 150 copies on brown vinyl. The second pressing on yellow is virtually sold out now (the first pressing sold out in an instant some years ago) so we expect this limited repress to go the same way. This is a legendary album now and that is only a few years after its first release. Every tracks is lovely and I suppose if I had to wrap up the sound in a few words it would be BYRDS- NOTORIOUS BYRD BROTHERS. However, it is so much more than that and most surely a classic on its own feet. A British Psych classic, to be sure. £19.99 including postage anywhere

Junipers Paint The Ground on brown wax! (150 copies)
THE WELLGREEN - "SUMMER RAIN" (SUGARBUSH SB036), well what can I say about this album? Not much in words that actually conveys how effortlessly brilliant this album is, that is for starters. This is an amalgam of the best sounds that artists such as Emitt Rhodes, Blue, Bread, Big Star (yes, again!) and Paul McCartney made in the early to mid 70s. Don't get me wrong, this is a contemporary Scottish band put who have their feet firmly planted in the early 70s sounds of melodic guitar pop. The opener "Summer Rain" hits you with harmonies over a solid beat backing of simple guitars, piano and bass/drums. The second track is even better, "Maybe It's The Pressure Of The City Life That's Tearing Us Apart" is a wonderful song that reminds me of everything I love about pop. From then on there is no letting up and this album is BRILLIANT from start to finish.


On green vinyl with postage

DROPKICK - "HOMEWARD", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 032), a wonderful album - on vinyl - of course by this fantastic Scottish band. Another beautiful album of amazing songs in the fine Scots tradition of bands such as TEENAGE FANCLUB, THE WELLGREEN and COSMIC ROUGH RIDERS (the DANIEL WYLIE version!). Every song as on our other album offered here by us is a winner and we are pleased to say that we will be releasing their new album this summer. Listen to this very limited pressing and get a taste of what is to come on Sugarbush!


DROPKICK - HOMEWARD LP (free postage)


DROPKICK - "BALANCE THE LIGHT", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 031), their brilliant 2016 album which has gone down a storm and has seen the band tour in Europe as well. TEENAGE FANCLUB, THE WELLGREEN and COSMIC ROUGH RIDERS (the DANIEL WYLIE version!) are recalled by their amazingly well crafted songs a lush harmonies. If you yearn for Jangle as well as harmony then this is for you.


DROPKICK - BALANCE THE LIGHT LP (free postage)







JOSH ROUSE - "THE HAPPINESS WALTZ", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 030), Alt-Country, Americana - call it what you will but this excellent singer-songwriter is a legend in some places and for good reason too. Both albums we have on offer are gems of understated beauty and coolness.



JOSH ROUSE - HAPPINESS WALTZ LP (free postage)








JOSH ROUSE - "THE EMBERS OF TIME", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 029), Alt-Country, Americana - call it what you will but this excellent singer-songwriter is a legend in some places and for good reason too. Both albums we have on offer are gems of understated beauty and coolness.

 

JOSH ROUSE - EMBERS OF TIME LP (free postage)











KEN SHARP - "MY FAVOURITE SONGBOOK", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 028), released by our best friends down in Spain - YOU ARE THE COSMOS - another album of well crafted Powerpop and a must for fans of RENO BO, NICK PIUNTI, LEGAL MATTERS or CHRIS RICHARDS & THE SUBTRACTIONS. A really strong album.


KEN SHARP / FREE POSTAGE











Test Pressings for sale: We have various white label test pressings in normal colour covers available for sale. These are all on black vinyl making them - in some cases - the only black vinyl versions in existence of our coloured vinyl releases. All are very limited and once a title is sold out you won't be able to add it to your cart, so be quick! They come in the normal sleeve (as you would get for a normal release) and are generally limited to ONLY 5 copies! 
Test pressings by, PUGWASH, 8x8, TROLLEY, GREEN PAJAMAS, the GATHERED LEAVES sampler, NICK PIUNTI, CHRIS RICHARDS, DOM MARIANI & THE HANGABOUTS, CAROUSELS, KONTKI SUITE, PRIMARY 5 and others. Due to the extremely limited numbers we have of these and due to the fact the titles keep selling out please click here to buy them: White label test pressing - for sale

THE JUNIPERS "RED BOUQUET FAIR" (SUGARBUSH SB024), the amazing Junipers release their second album on Sugarbush Records. Limited to 250 copies on red vinyl and only 235 copies on black vinyl, this is one of the absolute highlights of 2016 for us. Their first incredible album for us "Paint The Ground" sold out its first pressing in about 1 month back in 2014 and the yellow vinyl 2nd pressing is also almost sold out.
In short, this is a highly collectable and much loved band and we have no reason to assume this very limited pressing will also sell out in a short time. Musically, it is brilliant, a fantastic slice of 60s-tinged English Psychedelic Pop. Although only just released it has "classic" written all over it and will in time be seen and heard as one of the finest British Guitar Psych/Pop albums of all time. On offer here is the ultra limited (200 copies) second pressing on BLUE vinyl!


On BLUE vinyl with postage


8x8 - Inflorescence (Sugarbush SB030), out now is 8x8's third album and only the second to be released on vinyl. This is pure genius: A magical blend of Beach Boys and Beatles inflected Pop tunes but in a very contemporary setting and by no means derivative or inferior at all to those great artists. Considering that this is a part time project and done on a very small budget with only two persons making the music you could, and I would, argue that this is a mini-masterpiece of modern Psychedelic Pop music. Track after track transports the listener to musical places long unvisited such is the majesty of this great record. Perhaps there is a hint of DIY to the recording process that manifests itself on the first play of the record, however any qualms (and I did not have any) are blown away in seconds as the lush quality of the playing and writing hits your ears. This is simply a record that will one day be revered and the sheer talent of its main protagonist, Lane Steinberg, will be nearly elevated to genius status. That is not to take anything away from Alex Khodchenko who plays guitar and also desibed the sleeve. The two musicians recorded this record over 6000 miles as one lives in New York and the other in Ukraine! A great work lovingly pieced together by two people who have never met in person but who obviously share a great musical affinity.  Buy this record, it is amazing. £19.99 including worldwide postage.

On transl. opal vinyl with postage

Trolley - "Caught In the Darkness" (Sugarbush SB032), out now is the 2nd album by the amazing Trolley. Possibly the finest combination of Psych-Pop, Garage, Powerpop and Moptop Jangling heard in the past 20 years and in fact since the halcyon days of Voxx and Bomp records. However, Trolley have produced and album that puts even the finest records on those labels into a different context. Housed in a wonderful sleeve designed by Adam Widener (who also made out previous Trolley sleeve as well as Dukes of Kent and Greek Theatre) and pressed on beautiful orange vinyl this is a must have album. £19.99 including worldwide postage, 250 copies offered.

On orange sorbet vinyl with postage
 


DANIEL WYLIE - "THE BEST OF THE SOLO YEARS (2004-2014)", another volume in our "special imports series" (IMP 027), Daniel  got back into having his records issued on vinyl when we released COSMIC ROUGH RIDERS' PANORAMA Lp a few years ago. I think he must have enjoyed that because in the past 12 months he has had two more albums released on wax: this one and also "Chrome Cassettes". This nice Lp covers some of his finest work of the past 12 years and, of course, delivers what you would expect from such a big talent. Honest, heartfelt and well crafted music - recorded and played immaculately as he always does. Very limited so grab one now.


With free postage!

MARKUS HOLLER - "ACHIN' FOR SUMMER" (SUGARBUSH SB200), on CD only this 2002 release is a compilation of Silent Blue demos and other 8 track recordings from between 1991-1992. A few feature the musicians who would play on the Orgone Box album, ie RICK CORCORAN, TAM JOHNSTONE & TIM McTIGHE. The tracks are really from the roots of modern Powerpop as we know and love it now, but back in the late 80s and early 90s that music was a lot harder to track down, so SILENT BLUE / Markus Holler was one of a new wave of Powerpoppers trying to make a noise that was new yet rooted in the 1960s and 70s. Only a few copies left now, ony £6.99 including postage.  


With free postage!

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