The Acid Archives - The Second Edition
396 pp. 21.6 x 28 cm. Sleeve slightly bent. Edited by Patrick Lundborg. "Expanding on the popular and highly renowned Acid Archives website, which has over 15,000 visitors per month, this book version adds 100's of albums and reviews not listed on the web, as well as lots of images, rare band photos and LP sleeves. The book features release details and in-depth reviews for more than 4,000 obscure LP's from the USA and Canada, 1965-1982, including reissue data and value ratings. The main genres are psychedelia, garage, folk & folkrock, hippie rock, progressive rock, and hard-rock. There is also a wide selection of interesting and rare singer-songwriter, harmony pop, soft rock, lounge-rock, avantgarde and "outsider" albums. This is the first ever comprehensive guide to the vintage musical underground of North America, and opens up a gigantic field of outstanding music that has previously been exclusive and hard to grasp. There's also a buyer's guide, a glossary, a historical background, fun Top 10 lists, and much more. 300 pages, perfect-bound quarto with thick full color soft-cover, and a foreword by Mike Stax of Ugly Things magazine."