Gracefully Aging Hippy Soloists with Fountains Turned Backwards – Digital/Cassette – Self Released/Academia – 1987
Compilation of tracks featuring Eric Gaffney and the late Charles Ondras (Unsane/Boss Hog). Eric released this through his Bandcamp site in 2013 and Academia released it on hand dubbed chrome cassettes for Cassette Store Day 2014 in a limited run of 50 copies Order Here. To find out more and to download check out Eric’s Bandcamp site here
The Gracefully Aging Hippy Soloists – Lifestyle 75 – Digital – Self Released – 1987
More from Eric and Charles… Check out Eric’s Bandcamp page here to learn all about it
Lights up and Spins Around – Cassette – Self Released – 1998
Self released cassette limited to around 100 copies. Most songs ended up on the Brilliant Concert Numbers album.
The Other Day / Fields Of Gaffney /Carried Away / Rondout Landing / Dead Piano Place / Spinning Around Like A Leaf / Reverb Machine / Kitchen Octave Tune / Cobweb Hall / Jittery Side Effects / Garage Acoustic / Cold Weather / No Expectations / Vibrato, Easthampton
Fields of Gaffney Vol. 2 – Cassette – Self Released – 1999
Self released cassette limited to around 100 copies.
Snow / Flying Machines / Vibrato / Birds Early A.m. / Fields Of Gaffney (Demo) / Come On Along / Portland NE Broadway / The River / 70’s Film Song / 12-String Fast / Basement Demo / Organ 1988 / A+E Demo / Steamboat / Rebel Waltz / Various / Mona / 5-Star Shandy Gaff
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Brilliant Concert Numbers – CD – Old Gold – 1999
This album comes on CD only and is limited to 1,000 copies. You can still get copies direct from the label here
Hudson River Landing / Fields of Gaffney / The Other Day / Claverack / Loch Ness Monster / Dead Piano Place / Carried Away / All Sides / Cobweb Hall / Jittery Side Effects / 1983 / Moonlight / Reverb Subway Train / Rebel Waltz / Xylophone / Come On Along / Invisible Hands / No Expectations
Cosmic Chicken and Egg – CDr – Self Released – 2005
Self released CDR direct from Eric which comes in a number of different colour sleeves. My version came with 3 additional tracks and a hand drawn insert listing the details. Like all Eric’s solo releases this is now available on Bandcamp
All Alone Again / The Other Day / Yours is the Music for No Instrument / 1983 / Be All Mine / Drifts on Thru / Moldy Bread / Alone in a Bar / Losers of the Living Room / Accelerated / Smashed Up Tree House / Oblivious / Push it Up to Me / Crisis / End of a Crisis / Sleeping Blob / Precious
Nature Walk – CDr – Self Released – 2003
Handmade CDs available from Eric himself through mail order and at shows but now available only through Bandcamp. Initial copies were hand numbered.
Push it Up to Me / Broke Up / Stars For Eyes / Wanna Be With You / Cold Weather / Long Journey / Accelerated / Oblivious / I Did Acid With Caroline / Cosmic Dancer / Gates of Steel / Pinball Machine
Uncharted Waters – CD – Handmade/Old gold – 2006
Available on Handmade Records from Norway and Old Gold from the US. You can still buy the album direct from the label here
Cold Weather / Twilight / Leave Me Alone / Gone Wrong / Shark Attack / Arcadia / I Want a Woman / Punk Rock Monkey / Coiled / Walked in Like a Byrd / Puzzle Piece / Someone Nice / Colorform Viewfinder / De-esclation / Singing Iceberg / Under the Influence of X + Minutemen / Too Bad Luck / Gold Trimmed Hat (Pro Brush finale) / In Line / Flash Flood Advisory / Baker Street / Time Zones / Nights Are Forever / Locket Love / Stampede Caribou Recipe / L.A. Jogging Soundtrack / Life Isn’t Fun Anymore
Sore Foot Weirdy – CDr – Self Released – 2011
Also available on Bandcamp to download
America’s Drug – CDr – Self Released – 2011
Also available to download on Bandcamp
Face of Man – CDr – Self Released – 2005
A self released Cdr from Eric which is now available to download from Bandcamp
World Turned Upside Down – CDr – Self Released – 2011
Big Rock Candy Mountain – CDr – Self Released – 2005
A self released collection of covers available only via Bandcamp
Stop Eating Animals – Download – Self Released – 2013
Digital only release through Eric’s Bandcamp site.
A Cassetterospective – Cassette Boxset – Joyful Noise – 2015
This box set was put out by Joyful Noise in a limited edition of 100 copies. Each box set features 10 cassettes hand chosen by Eric from his archives. Making the set even more special is the inclusion of his first ever written song the Invisible Mouse which comes in the form of a lathe cut lid to the box…Wow! The boxset sold out in just a couple of days so could this see JN putting out some of Eric’s work on vinyl? We can only wait and hope!
America’s Drug / Titan Space Heater / Sailor of the Rainpool Seas / Uncharted Waters / In Another Galaxy / Down by the Bay / Brilliant Concert numbers / Yosemete Sam Lunchbox / Face of Man / Sore Foot Weirdy
Land of Make Believe – Almost Halloween Time/Academia/Self Released – LP/Cdr/Cassette – 2015
Re-recorded tracks from 2015 originally available digitally via Bandcamp but also as a limited edition CDr and a run of cassette’s on Academia. Later released on Almost Halloween Time records as a limited edition of 110 copies. Eric is selling the first 25 with hand drawn/painted sleeves direct from his Bandcamp page. The remainder are available directly from the label and also come with hand painted sleeves by Luigi Falagario.
Supernatural Force – Cassette – Academia – 2016
A compilation of Eric’s tracks from the III era featuring the original versions plus additional garage recordings. You can buy it digitally or Academia have released a run of cassettes.