Friday, December 20, 2013

Sundazed Strawberry Alarm Clock Vinyl Vault Contest

through the sleet and snow and a busy christmas season, our friends at Sundazed managed to ship me some records!  So, as with many of the contests here at the CVR blog, you can enter by emailing me at with the words "Sundazed Strawberry Alarm Clock Vinyl Vault Contest" in the subject line and you will be entered into a random drawing, which will be held on January 24th, 2014.  Limit one email entry per person/email address. Good Luck, this is a special 3 LP treasure from Sundazed !

A Vinyl Vault of Vintage Psychedelia (3-LP Set)

The Strawberry Alarm Clock’s unique sound—full of beautiful, day-glo pop surrounding jagged, fuzzy guitars and organs, among other garage-rock influences—is explored through a number of dreamlike gems contained in these three volumes, all presented as originally issued! Their smash “Incense and Peppermints,” which reached #1 in late 1967 and remained in the Billboard pop chart for 16 weeks, is included on The Best of Strawberry Alarm Clock, and Wake Up...It’s Tomorrow and The World In A Sea Shell contain fan favorites (and ’60s psych gold) like “Love Me Again,” “Sea Shell,” “Barefoot in Baltimore,” “Sit With the Guru,” and many more—all mastered from the stereo UNI reels in definitive 180 gram editions!

Wake Up... It's Tomorrow

Wake Up...It’s Tomorrow, The Strawberry Alarm Clock’s second album, is what many fans consider the most ambitious musical statement of the band’s career. Includes “Tomorrow,” “Sit with the Guru,” and the haunting “Pretty Song from Psych-Out,” theme of the cult-classic film of the same name, on 180 gram vinyl.

The World In A Seashell

More gentle grooves and soaring voices! An adventurous mixture of psychedelia and lush pop, The World In A Sea Shell includes “Love Me Again,” a nod to their earlier, harder sound, plus “Sea Shell,” “Barefoot in Baltimore” and other day-glo psych masterpieces on 180 gram vinyl.

The Best of The Strawberry Alarm Clock

The Best of Strawberry Alarm Clock is a vintage collection from 1970 that includes key tracks from all four of the band’s albums—“Incense and Peppermints” among them—plus the rarely heard non-LP singles “Desiree” and “Starting Out the Day,” now on 180 gram vinyl.

Contest includes all 3 LPs, for a perfect psychedelic experience!

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from our friends at relapse

Been waiting for the right time to go on a metal shopping spree? Well that time is almost here!

Relapse Mailorder will be having a MASSIVE YEAR END SUPER SALE from Dec 24th through January 1st. All Relapse Records titles and merch (excluding pre-orders, bundles, and grab bags) will be 35% OFF. Spend $100 and you'll get AN EXTRA 10% off by using the coupon code SANTA666 during checkout.

Check out some of what's available HERE


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