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6.11.20

Another big batch of records have just arrived here at the 13 O' Clock headquarters! I did a deep dive recently and found some great back titles on Guerssen Records that I have not stocked before, a couple of which that I'm really surprised were still available, plus restocked on some key releases on the label. On Guerssen offshoot labels Out-Sider and Sommor, I uncovered a few more excellent back titles that I have not had in stock before until now. Other highlights include: multiple recently released, and a couple of brand new, split label releases on Cardinal Fuzz and Feeding Tube Records; and FINALLY I was able to snag some copies of the recent, limited reissue of White Heaven's long out of print debut album on Black Editions. All sorts of sonic goodies to dig, so hop on over to the mail order page and dig in!

5.12.20

I hope everyone is still doing ok despite the current pandemic we are all facing! Stay strong!

Some new titles plus a bunch of restocks have just arrived and are available now through the mail order! Highlights include: the recent reissue of Gene Clark's excellent No Other album on 4AD; a new colored vinyl reissue of the Bonniwell Music Machine album on Real Gone Music; a new collection of all the recordings from the Groupies on Sundazed offshoot label Beatrocket Records; a couple of great, recently new releases on mighty German label Analog Africa; plus several great titles from Luaka Bop's World Psychedelic Classics series are now in stock, as well as multiple Fela Kuti & Africa '70 albums via the deep reissue campaign courtesy of Knitting Factory Records! To check out the latest titles and to see what is currently in stock, bop on over to the mail order page.

4.14.20

First off, I hope all of you, your friends, and loved ones are well and are staying healthy during the current pandemic that we are all facing!

With the current situation, the upcoming release schedule for the label is pretty much in flux right now as there currently is not anything in production at the moment. In order to allow the bands/artists plenty of time to get back in the swing of things with recording/mixing their upcoming releases once we start to get on the other side of this pandemic, as well as of course the time necessary to get the records pressed, etc... the current upcoming release schedule effectively will be pushed back a bit. Pretty much just taking things day to day here right now, but fingers crossed, some of these upcoming releases should be in motion once again sooner than later. Stay tuned for more info on all of this!

As for the mail order, things are still up and running fairly smoothly in spite of the current crisis. Shipping here in the U.S is still running fairly smoothly also, as packages are being delivered in relatively typical travel times to their destinations. However, for packages heading to destinations outside of the U.S., there is definitely a higher potential for shipping to take a little longer than usual. For all customers outside of the U.S. placing orders, please keep this in mind when ordering.

Speaking of the mail order, some great new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: some new and recently new titles on Guerssen Records including an expanded edition reissue of the Tyrnaround's Colour Your Mind; the reissue of the rare album from Charge on Guerssen offshoot label Out-Sider Records; the brand new reissues of the last two studio albums from Heldon on Bureau B Records; the limited edition reissue of the debut single from the Revolving Paint Dream on Optic Nerve Recordings; and the first time on vinyl reissue of the incredible Apocalypse Across The Sky double album from the Master Musicians of Jajouka featuring Bachir Attar. All sorts of goodies to dig, so hop over to the mail order page and dig in!

3.11.20

A big pile of records have just landed here at the 13 O' Clock HQ! Lots of titles have been restocked, in particular lots of 60's 7"/45 reissues! Also some great new titles are in stock now! Highlights include: the most recent and brand spanking new titles on Hypnotic Bridge Records, including new singles from the Asteroid No. 4, the Small Breed, and an 7" EP from L.A. supergroup Sacred Orange; The most recent singles from the ongoing 7" series of releases for the legendary Seeds from the Get Hip Archive Series; the recent new album from Bobkat '65, also on Get Hip; and the recent new album from the Schizophonics on Pig Baby Records. Lots of records to wade through here, so head over to the mail order page and dive in!

2.11.20

A new batch of new titles have arrived along with some restocks for the mail order! Highlights include: the fresh, new reissue of the lone album from Clear Light on Sundazed Records; from Sundazed offshoot label Modern Harmonic, the awesome Something Weird Spook Show Spectacular LP + DVD as well as the excellent June Tyson compilation; the debut album from the Rose City Band on Thrill Jockey; the recent Buzzcocks reissues on Domino Records; and the 50th anniversary reissues of the Groundhogs second and third albums on Fire Records.

For more details on all the latest titles and to check out everything else in stock now, hop on over to the mail order page!

1.21.20

Lots of great new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: the long-awaited deluxe reissue of the Satya Sai Maitreya Kali double album via Mike Stax of Ugly Things fame on Maitreya Apache Music; another big wave of killer reissues on Guerssen Records and Guerssen subsidiary labels Out-Sider Records and Sommor Records, including the great, lone album from Stone Harbour; a reissue of the excellent second album from Traffic Sound on Munster Records; the longtime in the works Strain Break & Crack compilation of bands from the fabled Nurse With Wound list on Finders Keepers; plus the new reissue of great live recordings from Agitation Free on MIG Records. All sorts of sonic goodies to dig, depending on where you want your ears to travel, so hop on over to the mail order page and dig in!

12.10.19

Electric Looking Glass

While we are nearing the end of the year, things are still a go-go-going here at the 13 O' Clock HQ! We are now heading into the home stretch on the next release on 13 O' Clock, so pre-orders are now available for the upcoming new single from Electric Looking Glass! Some of you may already be acquainted with this newer L.A. group via their excellent debut single from a few months back on Hypnotic Bridge. On their latest offering, the group serves up a couple of dandy gems loaded with 60's-style baroque psychedelic flashes and smothered with sugar coated pop-psych goodness! Both jangly pop songs delivered with all the trimmings, from Mellotron and piano puntuations on to well-crafted vocal harmonies. A confectionery two-sider sure to appease your sweet tooth cravings!

The new double A-side single comes housed in a full-color jacket with a download code. Currently, it is on track for release right after we get into the new year on January 3rd! Barring any last minute delays, all pre-orders should be heading out the door right after Xmas at end of this month. You can check out both cuts from the single right now by visiting the 13 O' Clock Bandcamp page. For more info on this title, head over to the 13 O' Clock mail order page.

To pre-order a copy, as usual, just send an e-mail to the main 13 O' Clock gmail address and you will be sent a total for your order with the correct shipping cost. If you care to add any other titles available from the mail order to your order, just list all the titles you want and a total for everything will be sent your way.

In other label news, if you missed the last e-mail blast, the new single from the Gentle Cycle is out NOW! Now based in southern California, the group serves up an original killer power pop nugget penned by main man Derek See on the top side, and deliver a lysergic version of an obscure 13th Floor Elevators gem penned by Stacy Sutherland on the flipside. Both songs are up on the 13 O' Clock Bandcamp page to check out now (see link above!), and of course for more info, just head over to the 13 O' Clock mail order page.

Timothy Gassen

On a somber note, for those that may not have heard the news, Timothy Gassen, the voice and long time main man behind the Marshmallow Overcoat, has passed on. Besides his long tenure with the Overcoat, and his work on his own Garage Nation label, he was a tireless champion of garage rock and "all things fuzz" with roots way back into the early days of the 80's garage rock revival, which he chronicled through his Knights of Fuzz book and dvd releases, including the re-release of his full-blown updated book back in 2014.

In the early days of the label, he reached out to me and was very enthusiastic about many of the bands and sounds emanating from the releases on 13 O' Clock. Keeping in touch with him over the years, I am also thankful to have worked with him in releasing a single for one of his own newer groups, the Nobel Krell, a few years back.

Thanks for everything Tim! REST IN POWER! FUZZ ON!!!

Drunk Santa

Feeling a little spent from the holidays already? In order to spread a little holiday cheer and give you a little more bang for your buck, all the back titles currently available through the 13 O' Clock mail order are on sale 20 PERCENT OFF!! The 20 percent off is on all titles currently available through the mail order with only these exceptions:

* the current crop of new releases on 13 O' Clock which includes: the Elevator Operators - s/t 7" EP (13OC-033), the new Gentle Cycle - Ivy b/w It's You single (13OC-034) and of course the pre-order for the new Electric Looking Glass single (13OC-035)

* the latest batch of brand new titles for the mail order on the new e-mail update

Everything else that is currently in stock through the mail order is available at 20 percent off the retail price! The sale starts NOW and runs through midnight Sunday, December 15th. That gives you a few days to shop.

As usual, just send an e-mail to the main 13 O' Clock gmail address with the titles you would like to order. The 20 percent off will be applied to each title you wish to order BEFORE the shipping cost, as of course the U.S. postal service is not running a sale on their shipping services!

A couple more notes per the holidays: If you are a U.S. customer buying something from the mail order that you need quickly for an Xmas gift, keep in mind USPS priority mail is always an option, and to most locations in the U.S., packages are guaranteed to be delivered in two days. So if you need it in a hurry, just ask for priority mail when you place your order! The last day for any packages to hit the mail before Xmas will be Monday morning, December 23rd. Any orders received after that time will not ship until after Xmas.

Some more great new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: the new titles on Superior Viaduct from Crime and the Avengers, as well as several newly repressed releases on the label; a never before released archival live recording from the Lyres on Crypt Records; a killer, never released until now single from 60's garage unknowns the Society on B-W/My Mind's Eye Records; the latest installment in the Brown Acid compilation series on Riding Easy Records; a new, expanded reissue of guitar wiz Roy Montgomery's debut album on Yellow Electric Records; and a brand spanking new reissue of the first album from Terry Stamp on Just Add Water. To check out these new titles, and see what is in stock now, hop over to the mail order page.

11.05.19

Gentle Cycle

Pre-orders are now available for the upcoming new single from the Gentle Cycle! Formerly from San Jose, California, and now based in southern California, this quartet, fronted by Derek See (current member of the Chocolate Watchband and the Rain Parade, ex-member of Strangers in a Strange Land) deliver an original power pop gem on the top side entitled Ivy, while on the flipside, the group lay down a lysergic rendition of an obscure 13th Floor Elevators nugget penned by Stacy Sutherland entitled It's You.

The new single comes housed in a good 'ol company style sleeve with a download code. As of right now, it is on track for release at the end of November. Barring any last minute delays, especially with the deluge of Black Friday releases currently in production at the pressing plant, all pre-orders should be heading out the door by the end of the month.

You can check out both cuts from the single right now by visiting the 13 O' Clock Records Bandcamp page. To snag a copy direct from the source, just send an e-mail to the main 13 O' Clock gmail address. As usual, if you care to add any other titles available from the mail order to your order, just list all the titles you want and a total for everything will be sent your way. For more info on this title, head on over to the mail order page.

As per the mail order, lots of great new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: the new and most recent titles on Hypnotic Bridge Records, including the debut single from Electric Looking Glass and new singles from the Reverberations, the Triptides, and Marshmallow Overcoat; a limited colored vinyl reissue of the classic debut album from the Rain Parade on Real Gone Music, plus some more cool, recent, limited color vinyl reissues on the same label; two new colored vinyl compilations on Sundazed offshoot label Beatrocket focusing on 60's garage and psych/pop-psych rarities from the Garland record label, plus a new collection from the Rockin' Ramrods; and yet another new release on Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records, a split album from Prana Crafter and Tarotplane. To check out all the latest titles and to see what is in stock now, hop on over to the mail order page!

10.08.19

Elevator Operators

The debut 7" EP from Elevator Operators is shipping now! All pre-orders for the record are hitting the mail over the next couple of days, and distributors here in the U.S. and Europe should have copies of the EP next week.

You can check the EP out right now by visiting the 13 O' Clock Records Bandcamp page. To snag a copy direct from the source, just send an e-mail to the main 13 O' Clock gmail address. As usual, if you care to add any other titles available from the mail order to your order, just list all the titles you want and a total for everything will be sent your way. For more info on this title, head on over to the mail order page.

In other label news, the upcoming new single from the Gentle Cycle is coming along nicely. Right now it is looking like it should be ready to ship by late November. Pre-orders for this title should be available very soon, stay tuned for more news on this!

And wait, don't close the 2019 books on 13 O' Clock yet with that title! There's one more upcoming new release which should be arriving at the tail end of the year. The second single from newer L.A. group the Electric Looking Glass is underway! As of right now, it is on track to be out just in time to put under that Xmas tree in late December. More news on this title as well once we get a little closer to the date!

Just got a few new titles in plus a healthy dose of restocks for the mail order! Highlights include: the limited reissue of the Gentle Cycle's debut album on Record Recycler Records; some new titles on Guerrsen Records and Guerrsen related labels, including the inaugural release on new label Mad About Guerrsen Records, the reissue of the excellent lone album from KAK; the reissue of Los Shains' debut album on Munster Records; and another solid new title on El Paraiso from Jonas Munk & Nicklas Sørensen. Lots of great sounds! Head on over to the mail order for more info on all of these titles and to see everything that is in stock now.

9.10.19

Elevator Operators

As we are now in the home stretch on the next release on 13 O' Clock, pre-orders are now available for the debut release from the Elevator Operators! This Brooklyn, New York group, with members of the Above, delivers four songs on their premier EP, blending 60's U.K. style merseybeat and mod R&B with a dash of garage rock. Lots of glorious guitar jangle that recalls the early moments of the Kinks as well as a nod or two to the 60's popisms saturated in the early songs scribed by Roy Wood for the Move!

As of right now, it is on track for release at the end of September. Barring any last minute delays, all pre-orders should be heading out the door by the last few days of this month. You can check the EP out right now by visiting the 13 O' Clock Records Bandcamp page. For more info on this title, check out the mail order page.

To pre-order a copy, just send an e-mail to the main 13 O' Clock gmail address and you will be sent a total for your order with the correct shipping cost. As usual, if you care to add any other titles available from the mail order to your order, just list all the titles you want and a total for everything will be sent your way.

Ryan Masterson

Speaking of the Elevator Operators, they will be performing on Saturday, September 14th in Jersey City, New Jersey at WFMU's Monty Hall! This is a tribute show to the memory of Ryan Masterson, who not only was the main songwriter/guitar wiz with the Low Doses, but also played with the Elevator Operators, including all the songs on their debut EP. All the bands on the bill, the Low Doses, Dany Laj and the Looks, Jacques Le Coque, and the Elevator Operators, will be playing songs from the Low Doses catalog.

There will also be a raffle for some great prizes and swag, including a care package from 13 O' Clock Records with a test pressing of the Elevator Operators 7" EP. This should be a great evening, with all proceeds from this event going to charity to the ACLU and the Jersey City Angels, so come out if you can and support! For more info on this event, check out the Facebook page for this event here: Ryan Masterson tribute show

Rest in power Ryan!

As per the mail order, some great new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: the brand spanking new double LP of early live recordings from the Scientists on Grown Up Wrong Records; several way cool, recent new reissues from Hozac Records' Archival Series; New Mississippi Records reissues of three classic albums from Dead Moon; an excellent new compilation of demos and unreleased studio recordings from Please on Acme Records; A couple of new reissues on Superior Viaduct from This Kind of Punishment and Kevin Harrison; and the first time on vinyl reissue of Pelt's Pearls From The River album on VHF Records. To check out more info on these titles and to see everything that is in stock now, hop over to the mail order page.

8.06.19

There has been a wee slight delay on the next release, the debut 7" EP from the Elevator Operators. Nothing major, just need a little tweak to make sure the records are tip top! Right now it's looking like the release date will be pushed back a few weeks to late September. Barring any other last minute delays, pre-orders should be available very soon, keep your eyes peeled for that!

Also, the next release following the Elevator Operators EP is also now underway, which is the upcoming single from California psych/paisley pop group the Gentle Cycle! This newer quartet fronted by Derek See (ex-Strangers in a Strange Land, current line-up of the Chocolate Watchband) put out a killer debut album back in 2017 (which should be available through the 13 O' Clock mail order soon - keep your eyes peeled for it!). Right now it's just gotten into production, so no exact release date yet, but currently setting a course for release at the end of October. Stay tuned for more info on this release!

As per the mail order, a nice pile of new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: multiple newer colored vinyl reissues on Sundazed Records like the lone album from Joseph, plus a few back title singles/7" EP's that are available through the mail order for the first time; all four 7" releases from the new DJ series on Sundazed Records' offshoot label Modern Harmonic, plus reissues of the first two albums from the Runaways; the long-awaited second album from Les Bof! on Dirty Water Records; new, official reissues of the first four albums from Michael Rother (Neu!/Harmonia) on Grönland Records; a couple of new titles on Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records from Dire Wolves and TENGGER; plus both of the new Television Personalities double album singles collections on Fire Records, as well as reissues of their first and third albums. All sorts of goodies, so hop on over to the mail order page and start digging!

7.09.19

Got a new batch of new mail order titles and restocks for your summer listening! For starters, the new Higher State single on Hypnotic Bridge Records should be arriving any day now, and will start shipping as soon as it gets here! More highlights in the new batch of records include: the excellent 50th anniversary reissue of Pau Riba's Dioptria double LP on Munster Records; colored vinyl reissues of the first three singles from Destroy All Monsters on Radiation Records; first time on vinyl issue of the self-titled Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO double LP on Black Editions; first time issue of recordings from 60's garage/psych group One Of Hours on Guerssen offshoot label Out-Sider Records; several limited Causa Sui reissues on El Paraiso Records; the recent collection of early recordings from the Telescopes on Bang Records; and the brand new Galileo 7 album on Damaged Goods, plus a heap of restocks.

To check out the latest titles, hop over to the mail order page!

6.11.19

The next release on 13 O' Clock is already at the pressing plant. I'm pleased to announce that the next release will be the debut 7" EP from the Elevator Operators! This newer Brooklyn, NY. based group has been in action for well over a year now, with a couple of it's members also spending time with the Above. Get ready for four songs with lots of jangly guitar action and heavy merseybeat moves! Right now it is in line for release later this summer. Once we get a little closer to completion, a proper date will be tagged for the release date. More details on this release coming soon, stay tuned!

Some new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now through the mail order! Highlights include: several new colored vinyl reissues on Sundazed Records as well as some great new titles on Sundazed offshoot label Modern Harmonic; a couple of cool new releases on Yep Roc including the new album from Daddy Long Legs and the 3 x4 paisley underground double album with the Dream Syndicate, the Rain Parade, the Three O' Clock, and the Bangles; a unreleased live show from Salvation Army (aka Three O' Clock) plus a couple more new titles on Burger Records; and the new album as well as the first album from Garcia Peoples on Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records. All sorts of auditory delights, check out what is in stock now over on the mail order page!

5.30.19

The Tomb Weavers debut album, We Dig Sounds, is shipping now! Out everywhere tomorrow! All pre-orders have been shipped, thanks to all who pre-ordered a copy! If you have not had a chance to check out their new album as of yet, you can check it out now on the 13 O' Clock Records Bandcamp page

For more info on the album, head over to the mail order page. To order a copy direct from the source, shoot an e-mail to 13 O' Clock email address.

5.07.19

Tomb Weavers

Pre-orders are now available for the next release on 13 O' Clock, the first full-length album from the Tomb Weavers entitled We Dig Sounds! Some of you may already be familiar with this Monterey, California power trio over the course of their 5 singles that have been released in the past few years on 13 O' Clock, Burger Records, and Get Hip. For those not attuned to their sound as of yet, get ready for twelve new songs merging late 60's garage rock and heavy psych with dawn of the 70's psychedelic hangover hard rock crunch! The album is presented on 150 gram vinyl, and comes with a download code.

All pre-orders should hit the mail late this month, as it will be hitting the streets everywhere on May 31st! To order, just shoot an email to the 13 O' Clock Records gmail address with "Tomb Weavers pre-order" in the subject line. An e-mail will shortly be sent your way with the total for your order with the correct shipping cost. If you care to snag any other records currently available through the mail order along with the pre-order, just send along all the titles you wish to add!

For more info on the record, head over to the mail order page!

As per the mail order, some new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: some 60's garage rarities on B-W Records and Alona's Dream; the most recent titles on Chilean label BYM Records including the latest album from Chicos De Nazca; new titles on In The Red including the new 12" EP from the Scientists; the latest two installments of the Brown Acid compilation series on Riding Easy; official reissues of the first two albums from The Damnation of Adam Blessing on Exit Stencil Records; and a nice reissue of Takehisa Kosugi's hypnotic classic Catch-Wave on Superior Viaduct.

For more info on these titles and to see what else is now available, bop over to the mail order page.

4.09.19

Now that we've hit Spring, the next release on 13 O' Clock Records is moving towards the home stretch! We're still a few weeks out right now, but the debut album from the Tomb Weavers should be ready by late May. Pre-orders will be available very soon, keep your eyes peeled for more news on this very soon!

As per the mail order, a bunch of new titles as well as a few restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: a pile of newer reissues, as well as a few newly repressed titles, on Guerssen Records and the offshoot labels under the Guerssen umbrella such as Sommor Records, Out-Sider Records, Mental Experience, and Pharaway Sounds; fresh new pressings of the Susan Christie - Paint a Lady album as well as Don Gere's wild Werewolves on Wheels soundtrack on Finders Keepers; a fresh new pressing of the Ted Lucas album on Yoga Records; new singles on Munster Records from the Blue Stars, the Conspiracy, and the Rockets; plus a fresh new pressing of the Baby Grandmothers double LP on Subliminal Sounds! To find out more info on all of these titles, as well as everything else that has just arrived, head on over to the mail order page!

3.12.19

Some new titles as well as lots of restocks for the mail order have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: both of new singles on Hypnotic Bridge from the Creation Factory and the Mad Walls; the first five 7" reissues in the Get Hip Archive Series for legendary garage group the Seeds; the latest releases on State Records from the Embrooks and the Dirty Contacts; some new titles on You Are The Cosmos including reissues from Curt Boettcher and the Soft Hearted Scientists; and the recently reissued classic debut album from the Real Kids on Norton Records.

For more info on these titles and to check out what is in stock now, hop over to the mail order page!

2.12.19

The next release on 13 O' Clock is already well underway, which will be the debut full-length album from the Tomb Weavers! Some of you may already be familiar with this Monterrey, California power trio over the course of their 5 singles that have been released in the past few years on 13 O' Clock, Burger Records, and Get Hip. For those not attuned to their sound as of yet, get ready for twelve new songs merging late 60's psychedelic hangover moves with lots of dawn of the 70's hard rock crunch! It's still a bit too early yet to pin the tail on a set release date, but all points thus far are merging towards a release date this coming Spring, most likely in early May if not a wee bit sooner. More details on this release coming soon, stay tuned!

As per the mail order, some new titles as well as some restocks have just arrived and are available now! Highlights include: the limited, colored vinyl version of the new album from the Ar-Kaics as well as a lot of singles restocks from Wick Records; the brand spanking new, excellent rarities collection entitled Bad Trips from Fifty Foot Hose on Sundazed Records' offshoot label Modern Harmonic; the recent reissue of the third album from Wooden Shjips; an official reissue of Pere Ubu's second single on Fire Records; a great, new collection of unreleased Sun Ra recordings from 1974 on Strut Records; and the new cassette reissue of the Asteroid No. 4's debut album on Burger. For more details on these releases, and to check out all the latest new titles, head on over to the mail order page!