- ARF! ARF!
- Devoted to unique '60s garage & psychedelic
music as well as an assortment of incredibly strange stuff like
Lucia Pamela, David Arvedon, Jack Mudurian, and the Only In
- Label featuring the likes of Ken Nordine,
Tipsy, DJ Spooky, and the Incredibly Strange Music Vol. II
- Eclectic Hoboken, NJ label featuring Esquivel,
Puffy AmiYumi, Kathy McCarty, Ben Vaughn, Mono Puff, and The
Langley Schools Music Project.
- Delightful label out of Holland delivering
a treasure trove of extraordinary music and wonderful reissues
by Raymond Scott, The Beau Hunks, André Popp, Jean Jacques
Perrey, Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman, Dean Elliot, Fay Lovsky, and more!
- BEAR FAMILY
- Fabulous German reissue label known for
quality compilations and box sets of early rock'n'roll, pop,
and country. Their catalog includes such names as Ann-Margret,
Roger Miller, Johnny Cash, Esquerita, Sheb Wooley, Screamin'
Jay Hawkins, Ennio Morricone, Red Ingle, Orion, Louis Jordan,
and Tiny Tim.
- Oldies label specializing in reissues
of rock, soul, easy listening, doo-wop, blues, jazz, and more.
Features artists like Ray Conniff, The Astronauts, Sergio Mendes,
Doris Day, The 13th Floor Elevators, Xavier Cugat, Eartha Kitt,
and Les Baxter.
- COLLECTOR'S CHOICE MUSIC
- In addition to being an excellent online
music retailer specializing in overlooked, obscure, and import
titles, they run their own reissue label that features artists
like Jean Shepherd, Jackie Gleason, Jack Nitzche, Dean Martin,
The Singing Nun, and many more!
- CORD INT'L / HANA OLA
- Nice label dealing in the finest vintage
and contemporary Hawaiian music.
DICK HOT WAX
- Fab label out of Germany offering up beautiful
packages of groovy Italian and French soundtrack music (including
the great Beat At Cinecitta collections) as well as the
Pop-Shopping comps of German advertising ditties!
- An assortment of garage, surf, punk, rockabilly,
and with the Bacchus Archives imprint, lounge, exotica, and psychedelia.
Artists include Les Baxter, The Boss Martians, Johnny Legend,
Chaino, Skip Heller, Robert Drasnin, The Tiki Tones, and Stereophonic
Space Sounds Unlimited.
- Formerly known as Continental Records,
featuring surf and garage music such as the Penetrators, The
Apemen, The Untamed Youth, and Big Ray & The Futuras.
- Quirky label that's home to such acts
as Twink, Meat Dept and Mr. Neutron.
- Label concentrating on select creative
and progressive music and home to The Residents and Wendy Carlos.
- ELLIPSIS ARTS
- Colorful label with several excellent
compilations and box sets including OHM - The Early Gurus
of Electronic Music, Planet Squeezebox, and Bart Hopkin's
Experimental Musical Instruments sets.
- EMPEROR NORTON
- Interesting indie label with a catalog
that includes Bruce Haack, Señor Coconut, Arling &
Cameron, and Fantastic Plastic Machine!
- Swanky library of garage, surf, and instrumental
bands like Man Or Astro-Man?, The Mono Men, The Insomniacs, Southern
Culture on the Skids, and more.
- The fine folks responsible for the magnificent
Exotic Beatles collections!
- Label collective delivering a wealth of
fine beats and electronica fun. Check out the fabulous La Douce
imprint for easy listening mood, classic 60's/70's tunes and
- Small indie surf and instrumental label
from New Mexico that briefly ran in the '60s and was resurrected
three decades later on the Internet.
- MONSTROUS MOVIE MUSIC
- Small but dedicated label offering high-quality
re-recordings of classic sci-fi, fantasy, and horror film scores.
- MUSICK RECORDINGS
- Top instrumental, surf, and garage rock
such as The Space Cossacks, The Hypnomen, Satan's Pilgrims, Fifty
Foot Combo, etc.
- Curious and experimental recordings. Consider
- Billed as Florida's Premier Electronic/Dance
label, they also delve into lounge, worldbeat, new age, and electronica
- Wild NY label dedicated to early rock,
proto-punk, rockabilly, and raw grooves. Stable includes Hasil
Adkins, The Sonics, Link Wray, Esquerita, Andre Williams, Rudy
Ray Moore, T. Valentine, and the Phantom Surfers.
- Purveyors of quirky rock, reissues, and
novelty music from Barnes & Barnes, Wesley Willis, Sparks,
Richard Cheese, Jackie Martling, Richard O'Brien, Dan Castellaneta,
- Fresh new Italian label specializing in
modern surf/instrumental sounds such as Cosmonauti and Bradipos
- A label and production company dedicated
to the creation and distribution of independent cinema and sound.
- Label preserving the innovative children's
music of the late Jim Copp and Ed Brown.
- QDK MEDIA
- A fine reissue label of stuff by Bruce
Haack, Russ Meyer, Betty Page, and the Doob Doob O'Rama
Bollywood collections. In association with Psychedelic Music.
- Legendary reissue label and purveyors
of spoken word, comedy, novelty, and soundtrack releases. Resumé
includes Dr. Demento, Spike Jones, Stan Freberg, Wild Man Fischer,
Firesign Theatre, The Simpsons, and the Golden Throats
and Nuggets collections.
- Cambridge, MA independent with a diverse
range of roots music from bluegrass and cajun to blues, reggae,
and beyond. Releases include The Shaggs, Brave Combo, The Kids
of Widney High, Tiny Tim, The Bobs, NRBQ, and the Alan Lomax
- Vintage '60s roots label dealing in garage,
surf, country, psychedelia, pop, rockabilly, and more. Roster
features The Trashmen, Nancy Sinatra, The Kingsmen, The Turtles,
The Tornadoes, and others.
- Primarily a folk label, but also has Perrey
& Kingsley, Jean-Jacques Perrey, P.D.Q. Bach, and Peter Case.
- VARÈSE SARABANDE
- Label best known for soundtrack releases,
but also features Ferrante & Teicher, Steve Allen, The Ventures,
Arthur Lyman, Claudine Longet, and The Ernie Kovacs Record
- The place to fill all your tiki party
needs! They specialize in tiki mugs, shot glasses, decanters,
recipe books, decals, and other accessories for Polynesian-themed
- ALL MUSIC SERVICES
- A special order and search service featuring
exclusive hard-to-find items and ultra-rarities in Exotica, Bachelor
Pad, and just plain weird music on CD!
- Outstanding San Francisco store that's
been doing it for over two decades. A vast array of eclectic
stuff on LP, CD, or whatever is available through worldwide mail
order. Take a gander at their exotica / novelty, found sounds,
experimental, and spoken word & comedy sections!
- The land of everything you want and nothing
you need! This Cambridge, MA, store makes the most mundane household
objects fun. Kooky lamps, candles, switchplates, clocks, coasters,
blank books, t-shirts, and more by e-commerce or traditional
- E-commerce site out of the Bay Area specializing
in musical rarities and oddities, from the folks behind Ralph
America (The Residents' merchandising company). Smelly music
for swell people!
- Superb source out of Chicago for great
jazz, soul, funk, and hip-hop
titles, as well as an impressive selection of lounge/easy listening,
"Out" sounds, and international styles (Latin, Brazilian,
African, Reggae, French). Stocking both old and new LPs and CDs!
- FLASHBACK 70
- Suppliers of original lava lamps and wave
motion machines at '70s prices!
- FORCED EXPOSURE
- The mighty mail order site that grew out
of the legendary music 'zine of the '80s and early '90s. The
place to find nearly anything that's out there in unusual music
on CD or LP!
- 16 million CDs, LPs, and 45s and more
from thousands of sellers around the world. If you can't find
it here, fuhgeddaboudit!
- HOT PLATTERS
- Online auctions for hard-to find LP's,
45's and 78 rpm records, plus other formats like CD and cassette.
- Ultra cool record shop out of London with
a great selection of exotica, easy listening, psychedelic, surf,
soul, reggae, soundtracks and much more! New, used, and collectable
vinyl through international mail order.
- JACK DIAMOND MUSIC
- A wonderland of new and collectable cool
and strange delights on CD and vinyl!
- M & L RECORDS And MODELS
- Rare and used vinyl and CDs in all genres
plus cool plastic model kits of various vehicles, aircraft, and
spacecraft! Mail order from Seattle, WA.
- NIGHT OWL BOOKS
- Mail order out of Virginia with a dazzling
collection of various cult movie posters for sale.
- Providing a variety of fine, collectible,
out-of-print vinyl LPs, via the Internet exclusively, with hundreds
of satisfied buyers around the globe for over 5 years.
- A massive Swedish site with lots of information
related to record collecting and music plus thousands of vinyl
records for sale.
- SOBER BROTHERS
- Your pop culture headquarters for collectible
toys, games and more! Auctions through eBay of a variety of items,
including LPs, CDs, 8-Tracks, zines & books, and much more.
- SOMETHING WEIRD VIDEO
- The premier source for bizarre and psychotronic
VHS and DVD titles! A world of crazy videos available by mail
order from Seattle, WA.
- The home of treasures from a wide range
of genres: Rare Canadian, pop, rock'n'roll, French and French
Canadian rock & pop, exotica, lounge, electronic pioneers,
- TRASH PALACE
- A dizzying online offering of outrageous
and unusual stuff! Cool and strange CDs, LPs, DVDs, books, magazines,
toys, posters, and tons of new, used, and collectable VHS videos!
Available by e-commerce or traditional mail order.
- VINYL LIVES!
- The most interesting vinyl on the planet!
Scores of cool and strange wonders available by e-commerce or
traditional mail order from Raleigh, NC. "Little Marcy in
the thrift store over Madonna in the mall--today and forever."
- WILDS SOUNDS
- New, used, and collectable vinyl by mail
order from New York. Plenty of cool and strange varieties, from
Exotica and Latin to Moog and Children's music!
- WORLD WIDE WAX
- Classic vinyl in all genres available
through online mail order. They'll even transfer that rare or
out of print platter to compact disc for you!
- ZEN CAFE
- A variety of artifacts from the modern
era, including CDs, records, tapes, printed matter, and other
assorted objects. It's an online flea market!