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Etron Fou Leloublan NEW
Batelages (Gratte-Ciel- CIEL 2001) 1976, France

First album by unusual french trio merging jazz, rock & avant garde with crazy & jerky lyrics really in the same vein as Albert Marcoeur & ZNR and musically inspired by Beefhart & Zappa. Amazing underrated record crossing boundaries between opposite styles creating a killer proto post punk U.F.O ! Record is NM cover is strong VG + with light ringwear and a small sticker removal mark. Cult album.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/EX - €40

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Vortex JUST SOLD
s/t (Private) 1975, France

Extremely hard to find french progressive album by Vortex, their very first album privately released in 1975. Prog / psych collectors will know ! Fans of Eider Stellaire, Cruciférius, Moving Gelatines & Rhesus O, this is for you. don't sleep on it as you won't see such a clean copy before a while. Near impossible to find nowadays, plays well with only evident loud audible background noises on the first track due to pressing (or maybe a proper cleaning), otherwise plays fine from start to finish. No visible marks, record looks NM. Cover is strong EX with only a small ringwear on the paper back cover. Laminated front is NM. Don't miss this masterpiece of french progressive jazz / psych rock.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/VG++ - offers

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Jean Michel Kadjan NEW
First Step (Ramses polydor) 1979, France

Really nice prog funky jazz rock by french guitarist Jean Michel Kadjan from Magma fame, some really nice drum breaks to catch. Really inspired by the Headhunters. Covrer has a large library sticker on back & wear on edge. Record is EX.

Cover/Vinyl: VG++/EX - €80

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Ergo Sum NEW
Mexico (Replica Records - RPC01 - France - 2013) 2013, France

Considered as one of the best french progressive rock album, this one and only Lp by Ergo Sum is finally officially reissued. Inspired by bands like East of Eden this is a really a brilliant opus mixing powerful rythmic section with subtle keys, flute & violin, while the voice of the singer reminds Pete Brown. An Essential album if you are into french progressive muisc with jazzy undertones. High quality gatefold reissue.

Cover/Vinyl: SS/SS - €25

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Pop Symphony NEW
Jason Havelock (Pierre Cardin) 197?, France

Legendary concept album on the utra collectable Pierre Cardin label by Eric Demarsan under his Jason Havelock pseudo. Includes the psych dark down tempo "Fusion" compiled on Dusty Fingers, but also features the heavy psych jazz organ cuts "The Impossibility" / "Meeting" ... The whole album is brilliant. To rank between Stringtronics / Popera Cosmic / Lux Aeterna / David Axelrod... Cover close to NM a small name written on back. Record is strong with a few harlines plays EX with a few light background noise due to pressing). Check the audio.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/EX - €150

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Etron Fou Leloublan NEW
Batelages (Replica Records - RPC02 - France - 2013) 2013, France

Official reissue of this rare album by Etron Fou Leloublanc. Crazy mixture of Free Jazz, Psychedelic Rock, Experimental. Sealed copy.

Cover/Vinyl: SS/SS - €25

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Bernard Estardy a.k.a Le Baron NEW
La Formule du Baron (Ultra rare Japanese press) (EPIC) 1972, France - Japanese press

First time I come across this unseen Japanese pressing of this french psychdelelic pop / mod jazz masterpiece. Comes with a different cover than the original french press on CBS. One of the strangest french pop record by genius pianist / sound engineer Bernard Estardy as Le Baron and arranged by fellow Pierre Dutour. Between sessions for other artists, Bernard perfected a concept-album mixing pop, psych and jazz with crazy innovative sound engeneering. Check the soundclip to understand why "La Formule du Baron" is now considered as a masterpiece. Cover is strong NM. Record looks unplayed, plays perfectly. Ultra rare in this condition.

Cover/Vinyl: NM/NM - €280

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Philippe Doray - Associaux Associés NEW
Nouveaux modes industriels (S.C.O.P.A Invisible Records) 1978, France

Fantastic DIY post punk electronic album by cult underground french artist Philippe Doray. By far his best album, this "Nouveaux modes industriels" released on Scopa Invisible (La Perversita) is an amazing blending of dirty synth pop, perverted songs, minimal electronic & industrial sounds, free jazz & twisted rock. Very hard to describe because so diverse, it features on NWW list. Check the soundclip and don't miss this Still Sealed copy.

Cover/Vinyl: NM/NM - €100

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M.O.T.U.S NEW
Machine of the universal Space (Connection CNT 69.562) 1972, France

Rare album by studio Group M.O.T.U.S, including Ian Jelfs (future ALICE member), produces a sophisticated music, tinged with jazz, in the same vein as Brian Auger's Oblivion Express and offers nice vocal tracks, perfectly enhanced by a sober and efficient instrumentation and by Refined arrangements & funky jazz instrumental compositions somehow reminding Placebo. Super nice copy.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/NM - €100

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Pantincruel
J'y retourne immédiatement (Private - CC 79.148) 1979, France

Very rare album by french band from Caen, Pantincruel mixing free rock & left field jazz really in the same vein as Etron Fou Leloublan. Includes the monster psychedelic jazz tune "Le Savon, le savoir et le lavoir" with a really amazing tense climax ! Record is EX plays really nice with only a few background on the beginning of B side (probably due to pressing), cover is strong EX, really hard to find.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/NM - €120

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