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Fruits de Mer Records "the most collectible label of the 21st century?" (Goldmine's Essential Guide To Record Collecting)

Anton Barbeau in blue Fuchsia in black Sidewalk Society in pink

Anton Barbeau's new EPMore Info Fuchsia's double 7"More Info Sidewalk Society - The Action's 'Rolled Gold' LPMore Info
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gig - October 7

Dionysus festival 2017

Dionysus
Derby Festival of Psychedelia

The last event we're planning to attend in 2017 - and it's a return visit for us to The Telephones' one-dayer in Derby. Quite how they cram all those bands into one day is beyond me - but what a fantastic line-up!
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on sale at the Dionysus festival

The Moths
Halfdan's Daughter

Friends of the Fish 20 - The Moths
7" lathe-cut

Just 50 copies available for sale at our final gig of the year, from a band that you might have discovered on the 'Dust On The Nettles' acid-folk retrospective - more news soon
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on sale late September

The Chemistry Set
Lovely Cuppa Tea

Lovely Cuppa Tea
The Chemistry Set

Dave McLean and Paul Lake have been back in the studio, recording more gob-smackingly classy psychedelic rock for us lucky people - including two new songs - one from Paul and one from Dave - and a cover of a 1968 psych classic - The Moody Blues' 'Legend Of A Mind'!
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on sale late September

Stay
Always Here

Always Here
Stay

It's great to have Stay back on FdM and they've recorded a mix of psych covers and an original on this four-track EP, which also includes a bonus DVD looking at the recording of their latest album - more news soon
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free to club members who buy all FdM's September releases

The Chemistry Set - Swordfish's Neptune remixes

Promo 17 - The Chemistry Set/Swordfish
CD

yes, another exclusive FdM CDr for club members - and of course it's rather special - three remixes by Marc Swordfish of The Chemistry Set's 'Fountains Of Neptune' (originally on their 'Endless More And More' LP; limited quantities, and first-come-first-served to club members ordering our two September vinyl releases
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free to club members who buy all FdM's September releases

Kris Gietkowski - tracks by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

Kris Gietkowski
CD

we're all heart - or all free CDs, anyway - this sampler CD contains two tracks from Kris' 'Three Of A Kind' 3CD set - covers of songs from Arthur Brown's first album; limited quantities as usual, and first-come-first-served to club members ordering our September vinyl releases
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on sale late September

Arcade Messiah
Trilogy
3CD set

Trilogy
Arcade Messiah

The complete recordings of Arcade Messiah on a bargain-priced 3CD set - including his extended remake of Aphrodite's Child's 'Four Horsemen', from the FdM Side Effects box-set - more news soon
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on sale late September

The Honey Pot
Ascending Scales
special edition

Ascending Scales
the Honey Pot

Icarus Peel and co have produced an extended version of our 100th vinyl release - so extended we're going to release it as a 3CD set, with lots of added special guests who did'nt make the original party, including Tir na nOg, Beau, Jim Milne from Tractor, Ted Selke, Jay Tausig and Marc Swordfish!
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on sale at the Evening of World Psychedelia at the Half Moon on Aug 10

7shades + Three Dimensional Tanx

Friends of the Fish 17 - 7shades + Three Dimensional Tanx
7" lathe-cut

Just 50 copies available for sale at our Half Moon gig, with great tracks from two bands that are new to FdM
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gig - August 10

an evening of world psychedelia

Fruits de Mer Records'
evening of world psychedelia

If you can't make it to Cardigan (and even if you can!) you can still see Sendelica and Fuchsia, not to mention a flying visit from the USA by The Luck Of Eden Hall's Gregory Curvey, as they get together for an evening at the Half Moon in Putney on August 10th. And of course there'll be FdM freebies and exclusive stuff - isn't there always?
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festival - August 4-6

The Fifteenth Dream
of Dr. Sardonicus

The Fifteenth Dream of Dr. Sardonicus

Fruits de Mer returns to Cardigan in Wales, with another Pete Bingham/Sendelica-curated three-dayer (August 4-6). The Bevis Frond top the bill, with Fuchsia flying in from Australia, Red Sun from Italy, Anton Barbeau from the US and Earthling Society from...Fleetwood, among the live acts, along with Babal and Cary Grace, as well as lots of FdM freebies and vinyl exclusives
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free with the 15th Dream
goodie-bag

various artists

Promo 16 - 15th Dream of Dr. Sardonicus
various artists

A compilation of songs by artists playing this year's festival - I think we'll have a track from everyone, which is nice
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free with the 15th Dream
goodie-bag

various artists

Promo 15 - 15th Dream of Dr. Sardonicus
various artists

tracks by some FdM regulars who aren't playing the festival, along with one or two names that might be new to you, such as Nuvem Leopardo, The Green Ray and Civilian Zen
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on sale at the Cardigan
and Half Moon events

Fuchsia
Fuchsia II

Fuchsia II
From Psychedelia...To A Distant Place

The second album from Fuchsia (aka Tony Durant)...at long last, it will be released on vinyl (by us!) - with two very limited-run vinyl colours - different versions on sale at our two summer live events, with all copies including an insert signed by Tony
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on sale at the 15th Dream

Cary Grace
Fat Old Sun

Friends of the Fish 19 - TBA
one-sided 12" lathe-cut

one more special for this year's festival from Cary Grace - her extended take on Pink Floyd's 'Fat Old Sun'
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on sale at the 15th Dream

The Bevis Frond

Friends of the Fish 18 - The Bevis Frond
7" lathe-cut

There'll be just 75 copies available for sale at our summer festival, featuring two previously-unreleased Nick Saloman demos that he's kindly give us for nowt - what a remarkably nice man Nick is.
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on sale July 17

Fuchsia
Song

Song
Fuchsia

the kind of release we could only have dreamed of when we started the label - from Tony Durant's early days to new and exclusive recordings - 50 years crammed onto a double 7" and with a very special free insert
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on sale July 17

Sidewalk Society
Strange Roads

Strange Roads
Sidewalk Society

Sidewalk Society have been working on this tribute to the legendary band The Action for a long time - and it's going to be a classic - a true labour of love by a band that know and love 60s UK music better than any US band I've come across; fingers crossed there'll be a Shindig! feature to coincide with the release
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on sale July 17

Anton Barbeau
Heaven Is In Your Mind

Heaven Is In Your Mind
Anton Barbeau

one of my absolute favourite singers, Anton Barbeau is back on Fruits de Mer with a cracking four-track EP of three covers and a new Ant track; Big Star's 'September Gurls' is on there - probably one of my top 10 favourite songs ever
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on sale at our festivals

various artists
Kopf Musik

Kopf Musik
various artists

a three-CD compilation of krautrock, kosmische and electronic covers taken from the FdM archives that we're producing especially for sale at our festival in Germany and at subsequent gigs.

From Astralasia to Vibravoid, Eroc to Ax Genrich, it's our three-hour tribute to those groundbreaking years in German music
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on sale at our festivals

Kris Gietowski
Three Of A Kind

Three Of A Kind
Kris Gietkowski

Kris Gietkowski's recent album of Egg covers on FdM is extended to a limited-run three CD set, with Kris also producing solo versions of the first albums by Atomic Rooster and Arthur Brown - totally mad but true!
For sale at our gigs throughout 2017
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on sale now

Sendelica/Superfjord
Zappa

Superfjord
+ Sendelica

Two of Frank Zappa's best-known and best-loved tracks get the FdM treatment - Finland's jazz-rockers Superfjord and Wales' spacerockers Sendelica get to grips with the unclassifiable Frank on a split 7"
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Us and Them
Fading Within The Dwindling Sun

Fading Within The Dwindling Sun
Us and Them

On our first 10" release, Us and Them have put together a five-tracker that means a great deal to me - reinterpreting some of The goddess-like Sandy Denny's best moments on record; only Britt from Us and Them could do this, in my opinion, and she does it beautifully - i hope you'll enjoy it too. On sale now.
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FdM REJECTED COVERS
set of 52 postcards

FdM early designs and rejected covers
a set of 52 A6 postcards

The good, the bad and the wholly inappropriate - 52 sleeve designs we didn't use for the final covers, professionally printed on quality card; only 200 sets produced
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PLANKTON
early FdM tracks on CD

The Record Collector magazine compilation
now on CD

RC launched their 'Modern Collectibles' series of LPs a few years ago with 'Plankton' - a compilation of recordings taken from our first dozen or so releases, compiled by the Rare Records Price Guide's editor, Ian Shirley; they've now given us the OK to produce a 300-run CD version - and here it is, including The Pretty Things track that was originally included as a bonus 7".
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BOWIE meets THE ACTION
Sidewalk Society

Bowie meets The Action
Sidewalk Society

California's Sidewalk Society return after far too long away from FdM with a four-track EP that combines covers of songs by The Action and 60s era-Bowie; Sidewalk Society are a US band that really gets the sixties UK sound, I've loved them since i heard their version of 'Song Of A Baker' back in 2008.
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COSMIC SOUND
Proud Peasant

Proud Peasant
Cosmic Sound

A US band playing keyboards-led UK/German 70s prog rock like they mean it? Oh yes.
Eloy and Manfred Mann's Earth Band get the Proud Peasant treatment
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on sale now

HERE SHE COMES NOW
Claudio Cataldi

Claudio Cataldi
Here She Comes Now

Italian singer-songwriter Claudio delivers a four-track EP, featuring a spellbinding cover of the Velvet Underground song, written by Lou Reed, plus three of his own compositions
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on sale now

MORNING DEW
Crystal Jacqueline

Crystal Jacqueline
Morning Dew

a four-track 7" from Jacqui, comprising three covers (including the Tim Rose/Bonnie Dobson song and an obscure slice of wondrous psych from Joe Byrd and the Field Hippies) plus a new song written by Icarus Peel

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