AURA (CA) - SATIVA

AURA (CA) - SATIVA

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: LION PRODUCTION

Release date: 15/10/2011

Barcode: 0778578311810

Catalog no.: LIONLP0000118

Item ID: 361161

A heavy, oft-sampled slab of Bay Area history, and a PSYCH FUNK MASTERPIECE that cannot be denied. Aura formed in 1974 and played extensively throughout Northern California. By 1976, the band recorded their first and only album at Pacific Recording Studio in San Mateo. The original title of the album was meant to be 'Sativa', but out of fear that promoting the joys of marijuana would be too controversial, the band omitted the title and just left it as 'Aura'. Over the ensuing decades, the 'Aura' album has grown in stature to become a major soul/funk collector's item. It features a number of major funk tracks plus funky ballads with female vocals. Standouts include 'Sativa' (heavy 70's funk with waterpipe sound effects and blistering guitar), and the manic fuzz-guitar jam 'Skyrocket.' Old style tip-on jacket and quality limited edition vinyl pressing, mastered from the original tapes. Psych-heads will be interested to know that the line-up of this band included guitarist Reggie Weiss, former member of '60s garage/popsike teen-heroes THE LEMON DROPS!

Also available: SATIVA (CD).

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More AURA (CA)...


AURA (CA) - SATIVA

AURA (CA) - SATIVA

A heavy, oft-sampled slab of Bay Area history, and a PSYCH FUNK MASTERPIECE that cannot be denied. Aura formed in 1974 and played extensively throughout Northern California. By 1976, the band recorded their first and only album at Pacific Recording Studio in San Mateo. The ... read more »

 

 

More on the LION PRODUCTION label...


BOSSMEN - PERSONALLY YOURS: THE COMPLETE ANTHOLOGY OF...

BOSSMEN - PERSONALLY YOURS: THE COMPLETE ANTHOLOGY OF...

...THE BOSSMEN' - The contributions of Detroit area-based guitarist Dick Wagner to rock'n'roll history are quite jaw dropping. He was in The Frost and Ursa Major, and can be heard on famous albums by a.o. Lou Reed ('Rock'n'Roll Animal'), Alice Cooper ('Welcome To My ... read more »

 

WAPASSOU - WAPASSOU

WAPASSOU - WAPASSOU

A remastered reissue of the first album by the legendary French mid-'70s art-rock band Wapassou. This work contains five spacey and ethereal tracks, with a post-psych vibe and featuring organ, violin and two guitars. Though most of the band's music lack a rhythm section, ... read more »

 

49TH PARALLEL - 49TH PARALLEL

49TH PARALLEL - 49TH PARALLEL

Repress of 250 copies. The first official vinyl reissue of a top Canadian psych rock record from 1969. Comes with full colour insert, featuring band history and photos. In the spring of 1969, 49th Parallel had a hit with 'Twilight Woman', a lovely song that sounds like a ... read more »

 

CARNEY, JEFF - IMPERFECT SPACE JOURNEYS (2LP)

CARNEY, JEFF - IMPERFECT SPACE JOURNEYS (2LP)

Originally released on cassette only in 1988, Jeff Carney's unique underground masterwork of analogue electronic music is finally reissued on vinyl. This DOUBLE-LP edition comes with an 8-page booklet.

 

FUSION - TOP SOUL

FUSION - TOP SOUL

Impossible to find jazz/soul/funk monster by Fusion, issued in Chile in 1975 by ALBA. This is a fulsome combination of funk, electric jazz, and soul, with Latin roots. Bassist Enrique Luna had lived and studied art in New York, and knew first-hand the last, avant-garde ... read more »

 

PTARMIGAN - PTARMIGAN

PTARMIGAN - PTARMIGAN

Rerelease! First official release of this cult favorite-an album overflowing with brooding, mystical, Eastern-influenced hippie psychedelia dominated by long and largely instrumental tracks-all based on a complex interplay of recorder, hand drums and acoustic guitar. ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clear-spot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.