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Don Cheadle working at Sounds of the Universe!

Don Cheadle talks about the new Miles Davis film at Sounds of the Universe for the BBC!

Watch the feature piece here

New Sounds Of The Universe Website

Welcome to the new Sounds of the Universe website.

This new improved site makes shopping a new experience! Lots of new improvements including no more having to put your card details in each time. Enjoy!

Please let us know what you think, any problems with the new site or any suggestions here.

Rare and Original Vinyl in the Basement!

In case you didn't know the basement of the Sounds of the Universe record store holds the largest selection of rare USA, UK and vinyl from around the world in London (all of it online).

We specialise in jazz, soul, funk, reggae, disco, latin, african, brazilian, house as well as rock, soundtracks and more.

Every one of our original vinyl albums and singles are fully GUARANTEED. We only sell records of a quality that we feel we would be happy with. You should assume the condition of the record is great unless stated otherwise. So if you're not happy then we're not happy - any problems just return and get a full refund.

These original records are only one copy in stock - so if you want one you need to be quick, don't wait around!

See all our original vinyl here.

(You can then select any genre, format you prefer etc)

Record Store Day Titles 2016 - Available to buy online!

LOOSE JOINTSPOP YOUR FUNK: THE COMPLETE SINGLES COLLECTION (RSD 16)West End Records
Loose Joints' Pop Your Funk: The Complete Singles Collection will be released on vinyl via West End Records for Record Store Day.The tracks Arthur Russell...
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Pete RockGive It To Y'All (Instrumental & Original) RSD 16BBE
7" - 6.99Previously released on 2001's 'Petestrumentals' album, this fiery slice of authentic hip hop features Flipmode Squad's Roc Marciano and Wu Tang...
The Skatalites at Studio One Collectors 7" Box SetIndependence Ska and The Far East Sound (RSD 16)Original Ska Sounds From The Skatalites 1963-65Soul Jazz Records
VERY LIMITED SUPPLY REMAINING - GET ONE NOW IF YOU WANT ONE!Unique new Soul Jazz Records’ Collectors Limited-Edition Record Store Day 7-inch...
New Orleans Funk RECORD STORE DAY SPECIAL!Ltd. Edition RSD Collectors Edition 7" Box Set (RSD 16)The Original Sound Of FunkSoul Jazz Records
VERY LIMITED SUPPLY REMAINING - GET ONE NOW IF YOU WANT ONE!Soul Jazz Records’ Record Store Day Exclusive Limited-Edition New Orleans Funk 7” Box Set...
Sun RaIN SOME FAR PLACE: ROMA ‘77 (RSD 16)Strut
1977 was a transitional time for jazz enigma and self-proclaimed member of an 'angel race', Sun Ra. During the Summer of 1976, he had stormed Montreux...
Pere Ubu30 Seconds Over Tokyo (RSD 16)Fire Records
Arriving in 1975 on own label Hearthan, Pere Ubu’s debut seminal single was initially written during the short-lived early days of Rocket From The Tombs....
Peter Doherty / James JohnstonClouds Hill Double A-Side (RSD 16)Clouds Hill
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Lydia Lunch & Marc HurtadoMy Lover The Killer (RSD 16)Munster
'My Lover The Killer' is the latest collaboration between Lydia Lunch and Marc Hurtado. They first worked together on the 'Sexodrone' track of the Etant...
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The FallThe Classical (RSD 16)Secret
180g LP vinyl release of Classic Fall tracks. Record Store Day release.Tracks: The Acute / The Classical / Hard Life In Country / Psykick Dancehall / Sing...
First Class Rock SteadyFirst Class Rock Steady (RSD 16)VP Records
7" Box Set x7 singles - £27.99Rare and sought after Rock Steady Classics!
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Psychic TV / OSTThe Ballad Of Genesis & Lady Jaye (RSD 16)Sweet Nothing /Cargo
Music soundtrack to the intimate, affecting portrait of the life and work of ground-breaking performance artist and music pioneer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge...
James MasonRecollection Echo (RSD 16)Shout! Productions
Japan Issue CD of previously unreleased recordings! 7 tracks have been remastered from James Mason's personal master tapes and have attempted to preserve...
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Sven LibaekTo Ride A White Horse (RSD 16)Votary Records
Continuing its focus on the film music of Sven Libaek, Votary Records are pleased to announce a special Record Store Day only re-release of the soundtrack...
Psychic TVFishscales Falling : A Smorgasbord ov Delights - Mixtape Volume 1 (RSD 16)Sweet Nothing /Cargo
12" - £11.99 Limited to 1000 copies worldwide - white and transparent yellow vinyl. Born in 1981 from industrial music behemoth Throbbing Gristle,...
The FallIt's The New Thing / Various Times (RSD 16)Superior Viaduct
7" - £11.99Record Store Day 2016 Release. The Fall's next 45 hit in November 1978 to find the group squarely between their first two Peel sessions, yet...
The FallBingo-Master's Break-out! (RSD 16)Superior Viaduct
Record Store Day 2016 Release. The Fall formed in 1977 with their debut EP hitting in August 1978. Three spiky numbers therein boldly announce the arrival...
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DNAYou & You (RSD 16)Superior Viaduct
Recorded in May 1978, a few weeks before DNA entered the studio with Brian Eno for the essential No New York sessions, 'You and You' is this legendary...
Death Cab For CutieTractor Rape Chain (RSD 16)Atlantic
7" - £10.997" Guided By Voices Classic cover version.
Matthew E White & Natalie PrassCool Out (RSD 16)Domino
Record store day 2016 release. 
Mike Cooper & Derek hallOut of the Shades (RSD 16)Paradise of Bachelors
7" - £7.99500 only on black vinyl. First-ever reissue of Cooper’s rare first recordings and PoB’s first Record Store Day release. RIYL Mike Cooper,...
Mike Stuart SpanChildren Of Tomorrow / Concerto Of Thoughts (RSD 16)Munster
7" - £6.99Record Store Day 2016 Release. Limited to 1300 Copies. Reissue of this classic single from 1968, with new picture sleeve and notes by Mike Stax...
GoGo PenguinAbbey Road Sessions (RSD 16)Decca
The critically acclaimed Mercury Music Prize nominated 'acoustic electronica' trio follow their Decca debut Man Made Penguin with this special RSD release...

Exclusive Funk and Soul 45s on Soul Jazz Records

Le Frank O Keep On Gettin' Down Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe
This unique 7" single is ONLY available to customers to the Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe websites or retail store!It is...
SaltHung UpSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, yellow label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.FACT mag. no. 6 BEST...
Brief EncounterHuman/Total SatisfactionSounds Of The Universe
NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, yellow label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Stone-cold CLASSIC...
The ExplosionsGarden Of Four TreesSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, black label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Hold tight for the first...
The ExplosionsHip Drop (Pts. 1 and 2)Soul Jazz Records
All time New Orleans party bomb 45!!!  Here we go with our latest slice of £100+ killer rare New Orleans funk seven-inch single. This...
Inell YoungWhat Do You See In HerSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies (3rd Press, green label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Yes it's true! New Orleans...
Inell YoungThe Next Ball GameSoul Jazz Records
Hold tight! Here is our 2nd Killer New Orleans Funk £200+ Bomb! Featuring Inell Young's searing vocal performance + James Black's seriously...
Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indian BandHanda Wanda (Pts. 1 & 2)Soul Jazz Records
This is the first ever single from The Wild Magnolias - a massive, massive slice of super-percussive New Orleans second line funk meets Mardi Gras...
King Scratch / Guy Du Rosier OrchestraChristmas Time In Nassau / AnatoleSoul Jazz Records
Insane percussive heavy 60s party Mambo recorded in the Bahamas + Hypnotic 60s calypso recorded in Port-au-Prince. Caribbean party vibes...
Professor LonghairBig Chief (Pts. 1 & 2)Soul Jazz Records
 NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, blue label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.All time party classic...
Chuck Carbo & The Soul FindersCan I Be Your Squeeze / Take Care Your Homework FriendSoul Jazz Records
MASSIVE double-sider funk bomb produced by Eddie Bo!  This is the latest EXCLUSIVE release of rare and killer New Orleans Funk 45s - one of the...

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  • 1. Jimmy Carter and Dallas County Green – Travelin’
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Al Dobson Jr.Rye Lane Vol. 1Rhythm Section International
LIMITED REPRESS To follow up his split 12" release with Tenderlonious, Al Dobson Jr makes his highly anticipated solo debut on Bradley Zero's newly...
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SkannaAll You Wanted (Reissue)Skanna
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Paranoid London With MutadoTransmission 5 (Repress)Paranoid London Records
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Florian Pellissier QuintetCap De Bonne EsperanceHeavenly Sweetness
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Paul WoolfordForevermoreRunning Back
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New Arrival Original Vinyl

Cal TjaderGozame! Pero Ya... (1980)Concord Jazz Picante
Incredible Latin/Jazz jazz dance classic - Shoshana - on this killer album. Cal's pals include Mark Levine (who wrote Shoshana), Roger Glenn, Poncho Sanchez...
Joe FarrellPenny Arcade (1973)CTI
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Randy WestonBlue Moses (1972)CTI
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Norman ConnorsDance Of Magic (1972)Cobblestone
Norman Connors' debut album with Herbie Hancock, Gary Bartz, Cecil McBee, Stanley Clarke, Airto, Eddie Henderson, Carlos Garnet and Billy Hart. As you...
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Horace SilverAll - The United States Of Mind Phase 3 (1972)United Artists
Great and unusual Horace Silver album in a deep funky vein with vocals from Andy Bey singing about how to lead a spiritually righteous life! This...
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Leon ThomasBlues And The Soulful TruthFlying Dutchman
Great deep funky vocal jazz. Includes 'Shape Your Mind To Die'.
Aquarian DreamNorman Connors Presents Aquarian Dream (1976)Buddah
Seminal, rare groove soul/fusion/boogie/jazz lp produced by the great Norman Connors.
The John Payne BandBedtime Stories (1976)Arista
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Esther PhillipsAlone Again, Naturally (1972)Kudu
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Gabor SzaboSpellbinderImpulse (1966)
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Quartette Tres BienBoss Tres Bien (1964)Decca
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Marvin GayeHere, My Dear (1978)Motown
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Leon ThomasBlues And The Soulful TruthFlying Dutchman
Great deep funky vocal jazz. Includes 'Shape Your Mind To Die'.
Donald ByrdStreet Lady (1973)Blue Note
Classic jazz funk album written and produced by the magnificent Mizell brothers! Includes 'Lansana's Priestess'.Original gatefold (spine taped at top)
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66Stillness (1971)A&M
Absolutely 100% killer album. Includes stunning versions of "For What It's Worth", "Chelsea Morning" and Gilberto Gil's "Viramundo"! The bomb. USA...
The Salsoul OrchestraMagic Journey (1977)Salsoul
Classic, classic, classic Salsoul Orchestra in the zone. Produced by Vincent Montana, feat. Earl Young, Bobby Eli, Don Renaldo, Ron Kersey and all the...
Brian Auger's Oblivion ExpressCloser To It (1973)RCA
The best Brian Auger album. Tough, tough funky deep tracks includes versions of Les McCann's 'Compared To What', Marvin Gaye's 'Inner City Blues', as well...
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The Soulful StringsGroovin' With The Soulful Strings (1967)Cadet
Includes the seminal 'Burning Spear'. Classic Chicago Chess deepness produced by the great Richard Evans in 1967.
Staple SingersBe Altitude: Respect YourselfStax
Essential soul album featuring the all time classics Respect Yourself and I'll Take You There.
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Cal TjaderSeveral Shades Of Jade (1963)Verve
Serious tunes fusing Far East rhythms and melodies with Jazz. Recommended.Original gatefold USA vinyl. 
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Mala, one half of pioneering bass duo Digital Mystikz, returns with his second album via Brownswood. This time Mala's in Peru, collaborating with locals; Colectivo...
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Complete soundtrack to the 1968 film Twisted Nerve, composed by Bernard Herrmann. Includes the quirky and unforgettable ‘whistle theme’ that...
Lata RamasarThe Greatest Name That LivesInvisible City Editions
Reissue of this highly sought after, oddball, electronic tune that from Hindustani singer, Lata Ramasar. 'The Greatest Name That Lives' has had the thumbs...
Arthur RussellTower Of MeaningAudika
Arthur Russell’s orchestral composition 'Tower Of Meaning' is finally reissued on by dedicated Arthur Russell archivists, Audika. Conducted by the...

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Brand new - limited edition Two rare Studio One cuts 
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ECMA Cultural ArchaeologyPrestel
Founded in 1969 by legendary producer Manfred Eicher at a moment when contemporary music was being redefined across all genres, ECM (Edition of Contemporary...
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Driving beats, coursing rhythms, swaying skirts, and swaggering bandleaders playing deep into the sultry night: Latin music is a celebration of life and...
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Wicked photogrpahy book. This book of striking black and white photographs forms a fascinating time capsule. The photos, taken during the mid 1970s,...

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Steven BrownMusic For Film & TheatreLes Disques du Crepescule
This anthology gathers up 25 years of work of Brown’s stage and film projects, accompanied by a booklet of archival images and notes.
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Brand new LP from Jamaica's master trombonist Vin Gordon and his eight piece 'Real Rock Band.   Comes on Pristine Vinyl, Full colour jacket...
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