TONIO RUBIO: RHYTHMS IN ACTION

Tonio Rubio: Bass In Action No. 1 + Latin Leitmotif
From Rhythms (Tele Music, 1973)

I didn’t include this in my year-end wrap-up because, technically, it wasn’t a discover; I’ve known about it for years, it just took until now to finally track down a copy. As I’ve written in the past, I’m not a heavy library collector by any means but there are a few titles that I’ve chased throughout the years, none more so than this Tele […]

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MIKE VICKERS: HEAVY FORCEFUL MOVEMENT

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Mike Vickers: Superman (KPM, 1972, Brass Plus Moog)

British library album. Produced by Mike Vickers.

Picked this up at the Groove Merchant over the holidays and it dawned on me that this is the first KPM title I ever picked up. That’s not totally surprising insofar as I never went out of the way to collect library titles but I still would have thought, at some point, I would have copped a KPM record. Never too late.

I’m guessing this is more of a second tier KPM title; […]

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CECIL LEUTER: CRUELLA DE MOOG

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Cecil Leuter: Electro Theme No. 3 (Chappell, 1973, TVMusic 104)

French library album. A-side produced by Cecil Leuter, B-side produced by Georges Teperino.

Most people want this LP because of the (justifiably mental) drum break cut by Teperino on the b-side but while that’s fire, I love that this also has Leuter basically doing a mooged-out version of the “Cruella De Vil” theme.

8/365