Archive for August, 2011

Episode 3: Hot Rods

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Hot Rods. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most mediocre vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Larry Wilcox and His Orchestra “Hot Rod Jazz/Tuff Saxes and Twangy Guitars” 1963 Columbia Records
“Sounds of Speed” 1961 Riverside Records
Jerry Cole and his Spacemen “Hot Rod Dance Party” 1963 Capitol Records
“Surf and Drag” 1978 Columbia Records
The Winners “Checkered Flag” 1963. Crown Records

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Episode 2: Hand Drums

Cool Album Covers S1 Ep 02 Hand Drums

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Hand Drums. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most mediocre vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Stan Kenton “Cuban Fire” 1956 Capitol Records
Les Baxter “Tamboo!” 1956. Capitol Records
Members Of The Perez Prado Orchestra “Mambo Jambo” 1959 Crown Records
Ivy Pete and His Limbomaniacs, “Limbo Party” 1963 Somerset Records.
The Guy Warren Sounds “Themes For African Drums” 1958, RCA Victor

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Episode 1: Jazz, Baby Jazz

Cool Album Covers S1 Ep 01 Jazz Baby Jazz

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Jazz Baby Jazz, or Men with Horns in their Mouths. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most mediocre vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually). Taste even more magic at www. coolalbumcovers.com.

Art Tatum Self Titled. 1952 Capitol Records
John Coltrane “Coltrane” 1962 Impulse Records
Artie Shaw and his Orchestra “Moonglow” 1956 RCA Victor Records
Stan Getz “Focus” 1961 Verve Records.
Freddie Hubbard “The Body & the Soul” 1963 Impulse Records.

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Rich Bachelor welcomes you to Cool Album Covers

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