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A Web Of Sound The Seeds

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Big Beat’s next installment in its much-anticipated upgrade of the catalogue of garage legends the Seeds continues with an expanded edition of their second album, “A Web Of Sound”, released in October 1966 just as their classic ‘Pushin’ Too Hard’ began to ascend the US hit parade.

For many, “A Web Of Sound” is the band’s finest moment, and the record is fully in line with the progressive musical atmosphere of Los Angeles in the mid-1960s. The second half of 1966 could be viewed as the peak of the original Seeds’ three-year career in terms of creativity and credibility. A quintessential 1966 rock album, “A Web Of Sound” retained the crazed energy of the Seeds first album, but dosed with a growing maturity and a willingness to experiment. It evolved out of a period when the band was truly Los Angeles’s own, for it had been in the back-alley bohemian rock clubs of the city that the contents of “Web” flowered.

Written and recorded during the band’s residencies at Hollywood’s underground club Bido Litos, alongside Love and the embryonic Doors it achieved notoriety for the 14-minute showstopper ‘Up In Her Room’, but also features some of the Seeds’ signature tunes including ‘Mr Farmer’, ‘Tripmaker’ and ‘A Faded Picture’. There is a questing, proto-psychedelic aura to “Web” that is both delicious and thrilling at the same time.

Seeds fans should note that the entire contents of our deluxe two-disc set are new to compact disc. They include the original stereo mix of the “A Web Of Sound” which has been unavailable since the 1960s, along with its punchier mono incarnation. The previously unreleased outtakes include a cryptic early demo of ‘The Wind Blows Your Hair’, with a completely different arrangement to the version issued as a single, as well as its original mildly controversial lyric.

Also featured is an unused mono mix of the “A Full Spoon Of Seedy Blues” LP, made at the time of its recording in late 1966. This LP, originally credited to the Sky Saxon Blues Band, is traditionally seen as a bit of an aberration in the Seeds catalogue, but listening to it now, it is revealed as a creditable attempt to pay homage to a genre that few white American bands had mastered. Blues legend Muddy Waters’ patronage of the band: he contributed the song ‘Plain Spoken’; and members of his band performed on the sessions and he wrote a tribute on the LP jacket, was also a major feather in the Seeds’ cap.

As with all our Seeds reissues, “A Web Of Sound” comes as a trifold digipak with extensive illustrations and fresh commentary from the participants on both its contents and the career of these garage rock avatars.

A Web Of Sound by The Seeds on Big Beat

Jesus Vol. 12

This album is the hallmark album of the 15 years that we have created music because it is all about our Lord and Savior, JESUS! The JESUS album sings praise and worship to the Father, all while memorizing and hiding His Word in our hearts. But there is more… We are finally releasing our first songs in Spanish as bonus tracks.

Every song on this CD was written to word-for-word scripture. This music is not only entertaining, but makes memorizing God’s Word easy and fun. This project was built around scriptures that help us know Jesus.

Parents and pastors love Seeds music because it is such a fun refreshing way to learn scripture. It is the best music for your kids to ponder in their mind and heart. One parent said, “I love how Seeds music has our whole family memorizing scripture without even realizing it.” This parent said, “All of my family (me, my husband and three daughters 4,7,10) have memorized more scripture while listening to Seeds than we had in many years.”

This CD also has companion resources: JESUS DVD & Videos, JESUS Family Worship Guide, and JESUS Bible Memory Cards. This collection was made in partnership with Answers in Genesis VBS.

Seeds Buy One -Give One: The way we consume music has changed and not everyone uses CD’s anymore. So now when you purchase a CD from us, we will ship you the CD and a high quality Digital Download Card. The download card can be used twice and is the same quality gift card you would purchase from the store. So depending on what you want, the CD or Download Card will make a great gift as you share Seeds with someone else.

Purchase Options:
CD + Digital Download Card– CD and Download Card Mailed to you.
Digital Download– Instant E-mail with download of the album.

Note: If you use iTunes, download the album to your computer and then drag the songs into your iTunes and the album will show up on all your devices.

Our Jesus Album is amazing for your kids for enjoying amazing music videos while memorizing the bible. Some of our most fun set of scripture songs yet! ]]>