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Abstract Truth - Silver Trees & Totum

The band Abstract Truth existed only for a very short time, but it was a time of super-creativity. They played a fusion of blues, folk, jazz and Eastern music and lifted South African pop of the early 70's from the...

Astral Daze Volume 2

Another 18 psych gems from the South African underground circa 1968-1980 Freedom`s Children –The kid he came from Hazareth McCully Workshop-Why cant it rain The Tidal Wave – Spider Spider Omega Limited – Tchaikovsky 1 The Flames –Solitude Abstract Truth-Pollution...

Astral Daze Volume 3

The 3rd volume of our popular  series features another 20 South African psych rock time capsules: Tracklisting McCully Workshop-The Circus 4.02 Hawk-Here comes the sun (remix) 4.27 Gentle People-Hairy man 3.22 The Finders Keepers-Man of the sea 2.26 Freedoms Children-Kafkasque...

Astral Daze

Psychedelic South African Rock 1968-1972   This real collectors item features 18 classic, rare and obscure tracks from the heyday of South African Psychedelic Rock. 16 of these tracks have never previously been released on official CD.   Track List...

Slowly ... From The South

  Double disc of progressive rock tracks from the laste 60s through to the early 2000`s. Great liner notes and pics. Disc 1  Duncan McKay`s Chimera-Morpheus (edit) 8.38 Abstract Truth –Original man 3.40 Hawk-Slowly towards the North 15.05 Canamii-Come and...

Impi

Rare sole 1971 album by African influenced progressive rock band which included members of The Bats and The Square Set; elements of pastoral flute / pennywhistle tinged folk mixed with psych guitar, jazz rock brass, soulful vocals and thundering percussion....

Hawk - African Day

"It's dark and still in the chief's village protected by the mountains of the great southern regions of Africa"... so began the greatest Afro rock epic concept album ever made. Hawk's debut album is music that legends are made of...

Otis Waygood Blues Band-Otis Waygood Blues Band

They were invaders from the North and they set South Africa alight with their unique barnstorming brand of high octane blues rock.. they were Otis Waygood and rock was never the same again! Digitally transferred from the original vinyl their...

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RETRO FRESH is an imprint label dedicated to the preservation of classic South African pop & rock music of the last 30 years ... each release, many available for the first time on cd, has been digitally remastered with bonus tracks including live, studio out takes, demos and unreleased songs. Where possible the original artwork has been retained but has been extended to include great pics, in-depth liner notes written by some of the country's leading music journalists, rare memorabilia and artist commentary. All releases are artist approved.

So from the Afro rock sounds of Hawk and the bluesy wail of Otis Waygood to the ethotronic funk of éVoid and the psychotic psychedelia of Falling Mirror RETRO FRESH brings you the best musical memories...

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