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An eclectic prog and psych label established in the late 80s by the second hand record shop based in London (Berwick Street, Soho and Upper Street, Islington) with branches in San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL.
Releases on file (6)
Phil Miller — Split Seconds Phil Miller — Split Seconds
(Reckless Records RECK 8, 1988, CD)
Henry Kaiser — Hope You Like Our New Direction Henry Kaiser — Hope You Like Our New Direction
(Reckless Records RECK 21, 1991, CD / LP)
The Brainiac 5 — Exploding Universe The Brainiac 5 — Exploding Universe
(Reckless Records RECKCD102, 2015, CD)
The Brainiac 5 — Journey to X The Brainiac 5 — Journey to X
(Reckless Records RECCD104, 2017, CD)
The Brainiac 5 — We're Ready! The Brainiac 5 — We're Ready!
(Reckless Records RECKCD106, 2017, CD)
The Brainiac 5 — Back to Shore The Brainiac 5 — Back to Shore
(Reckless Records CD108, 2019, CD)

Latest news

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more


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