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Nigeria Soul Fever! Afro-Funk, Disco and Boogie

COMING SOON on Soul Jazz Records.   You can pre-order this now here.

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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)

Ten Essential Soul Jazz Records releases

Read here top 10 essential Soul Jazz Records albums on FACT Mag/Vinyl Factory.

ADRIAN SHERWOOD LIVE!

This Thurs 23rd June rare live in-store DJ set & signing by the legendary Adrian Sherwood. 6-7.30pm

Studio One Dub Fire Special!

Out now! Buy/listen here

"Brilliant, absolutely superb collection, a hand-picked selection of dubs straight out of Studio One" David Rodigan

Boombox

You can listen & order your copy now here. Shipping this Friday 20th May!

New on Soul Jazz Records


Soul Jazz Records DJ party at Ronnie Scotts, London this Sun 15 May

Party with Joe Davis (Far Out Records).  6-12pm £5 Info 020 7734 3341 See here

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

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Warehouse find! Limited stock available! Preparing for his forthcoming "Beautiful Rewind" album, Kieran Hebden drops this heavy limited 12". Paying...
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Pasteur LappeAfrican Funk Experimentals 1979 to 1981Africa Seven
Decade-spanning compilation of music from one of Cameroon's more idiosyncratic talents, Pasteur Lappé! 
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Strut follow their recent forays into Nigerian and Ethio grooves with a brand new wide-ranging three-part series exploring underground South African music...
The ReflexDMMWTL / RPSSD (Repress)Revision Records
Reissue of a rare Roberta Flack tune written by Stevie Wonder, but with his guide vocal - found hidden amongst some recently discovered master tapes! A phenomenal...
Martin L. DumasBelief, Attitude & DeterminationBBE
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Balearic rareity finally gets an official reissue! Massive DJ Harvey spin! 
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Bobby HutchersonNow!Heavenly Sweetness
Awesome album of late 60s deep jazz with a raw, indy label feel! Includes the psychedic "Hello To The Wind" and the hauntingly sad "Now" and features vocals...
Carl Davis & The Chi-Sound OrchestraWindy City Theme/Show Me The Way To LoveCHI-SOUND RECORDS
The true definition of rare-groove - "Windy City Theme"  A staple of London's underground rare-groove scene, finding favour with DJ's like...
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Superior Viaduct reissue this deliriously unique and truly-ahead-of-its-time no-wave classic from Alan Vega and Martin Rev's Suicide. Their self...
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Quality beatdown house sounds from label founder J. Albert who shares this split release with the excellent Person Of Interest. J. Albert opens...
International Soleil BandTa LassaSoundway
Killer, oddball electronic disco crossover from International Soleil Band, hailing from Guinee, West Africa. Features an extended Hide & Smile...
Omar-SDesert EagleFXHE
Omar-S delivers the goods again, with another killer 12" on his own FXHE imprint. This is his 43rd release on the label, and the quality...
MalaMirrorsBrownswood Recordings
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...
Eramus HallYour Love Is My DesireExpansion
Erasmus Hall's 1980 album 'Your Love Is My Desire' is one of the most collectable and in fact desired modern soul albums of all time. Copies of the original...
NiagaraNiagaraPMG
Official reissue (in a handsome looking gatefold sleeve!) of this essential krautrock gem! A b-boy favourite and highly desired drum break LP. The...
Moses BoydExodusExodus
Drummer, composer, producer & London Born Winner of the MOBO Awards 2015 Best jazz - Moses Boyd. This is the highly anticipated first release...
Kaytranada99.9%XL Recordings
Kaytranada presents his highly anticipated debut album ‘99.9%’ via XL Recordings. The album finds the Haitian born, Montreal raised producer delivering...
SkannaThe Greatest Thing (Reissue)Skanna
Reissue of this essential hardcore / drum n bass gem from the early 90s - highly sought after 12" now available again for the first time. Don't miss this!
MoodymannDJ Kicks K7!
Detroit house legend enters the 'DJ Kicks' hall of fame with a killer mix that spans the spheres of new wave, house, beats and technosoul. The 30-track...
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This is the third installment from Kon & Amir's Off Track series on BBE! The first CD is compiled by crate-digging fanatic Kon.  He takes...
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This is the second in the super obscure Disco Love series on BBE!!! All superb records presented to you by the legendary Al Kent from the unlikeliest...
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Future Times is back in the mix, expanding the sound and vision of the label with the latest in their compilation series, 'Vibe 3'. This first part features...
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TAL is a new label run by Stefan Schneider (To Rococo Rot) & Sven Kacirek. "On Mande" presents even richer instrumenation than its predecessor (released...
The OsmondsI, I, I / You're Mine (Reissue)Mercury
Reissue of the rare 'promo-only' electronic disco moment, by The Osmonds! Originally produced in 1979 by Maurice Gibb, 'I, I, I,' once saw a re-edit...
James MasonRecollection EchoShout! 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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Leon Lowman Liquid Diamonds Music From Memory
Rare and obscure album of unique low fi synth funk and surf ambience! From the same folks that co-compiled the awesome ‘Into The Light: A Journey...
James MasonThe Dance of LifeRush Hour
Over three decades after "Rhythm Of Life", James Mason rediscovered tapes with more recordings from the same late seventies period. “The Dance Of...
Vibration Black FingerVibration Black Finger EPEnid Records
Lascelle Gordon launches a new community style project, collaborating with multiple musicians who express a similar skill in the spiritual jazz sphere....
Versus (feat. Al Dobson Jr. & FYI Chris)VariousOn The Corner
New compilation from On The Corner Records. The A side - 'South of the River' is a collection of diverse versions of tracks from Collocutor’s acclaimed...
  • 1. Collocutor – Gozo (The Expansions Remix)
  • 2. Collocutor – Loop Thriller (FYI Chris Re-Fix)
  • 3. Collocutor – Agama (Al Dobson Jr Indica Remix)
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ThesdaSpaced OutLeft Ear Records
Left Ear Records officially reissue this privately pressed jazz-funk holy grail - originally surfacing for a brief moment in 1979 as a run of only...
Galcher LustwerkTape 22 (Repress)White Material
Reissue of the sought after third release on Young Male and DJ Richard's quality assured White Material label! Stepping up again are the deeper techno...
DJ RichardNailed To The Floor (Repress)White Material
In demand banger from the White Material camp from label boss, DJ Richard! 2016 repress in plain white innersleeve and plain black card sleeve.
AliasCivil DefenseLes Disques De La Mort
Civil Defense" was—and still is—a tone poem. It was written in 1984 and first performed in various beatnik-esque coffee houses (with a simple...
J DillaThe Diary
The Estate of James Yancey has revived PayJay as a functioning imprint, and announced the release of J Dilla's long lost vocal album, 'The Diary'. The...
Nigeria 70Sweet Times: Afro-Funk, Highlife & Juju From 1970s LagosStrut
Strut return with another fantastic rare and obscure seventies Nigerian collection from their legendary Nigeria 70 series! Excavating another choice...
  • 1. moneyman and the super 5 international – life
  • 2. ali chukwaumah & his peace makers international – henrietta
  • 3. the don isaac ezekiel combination – ire
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BADBADNOTGOOD ft. Ghostface KillahSour SoulLex
The seeds of this collaboration were first sown with 2014's 'Six Degrees', leading to this anticipated album project between the hip-hop veteren and the...
Wake Up You! The Rise And Fall of Nigerian Rock 1972-1977 Vol. 2VariousNow Again
This second volume of Wake Up You! tells more about the story of the rock scene in Nigeria at the time of civil war at the end of the 60s, including...
Loose JointsPop Your Funk: The Complete Singles CollectionWest 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...
Gilles PetersonMagic Peterson SunshineMPS
Gilles Peterson focuses his attention in on highly revered German jazz label, MPS. Established in the late 60s, MPS encompassed a large, totally distinct...
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Bill ConverseMeditations/IndustryDark Entries
“Meditations/Industry” is Converse's debut vinyl release, collecting material from a cassette release on Obsolete Future. The tracks were recorded...
BurialUntrueHyperdub
Now pressed on 180g vinyl, updated to add the beatless atmospheric tracks that have always been integral parts of the complete CD versions, and also including...
Jeen Bassa Time Waves EP Sounds Of The Universe
In his dynamic mixes, we've heard Vangelis to Shuggie, and Delia Derbyshire to Sergio Mendes. Now, we hear more of Jeen Bassa's universal and...
MoodymannDJ Kicks K7!
Detroit house legend enters the 'DJ Kicks' hall of fame with a killer mix that spans the spheres of new wave, house, beats and technosoul. The 30-track...
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Sven Libaek And His OrchestraSolar Flares (Reissue)Votary Records
1973 saw Sven Libaek embark on Solar Flares, an amazing library recording for Peer International UK - a sublime spacey jazz exotica opus featuring...
AquariumMidnight at the Tokyo CentralNatural Sciences
Drawing on a palette of 90's Detroit house music and the electronic tropes of his home town of Japan, 'Midnight at the Tokyo Central' is the unspoken soundtrack...
  • 1. 外神田deepspace – 首都光速
  • 2. 外神田deepspace – 深夜2時04分 代々 木
  • 3. 外神田deepspace – ヘッドライツ
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DubkasmVictory (Mala Remix) / StealthDubkasm Records
Mala flips Dubkasm's 'Victory' into a charging, bass heavy roller! Finally, this coveted dub-plate gets a full release! Features the natty 'Stealth'...
JlinFree FallPlanet Mu
Heavy heavy heavy cartoonish footwork experiments - chopped, dagger sharp samples pivoting on the edge of hysteria and sheer class! Recommended! 
Booshank Unthank005Unthank
*Clear 10" Vinyl with custom 78rpm style metallic labels*   The latest emission from Firecracker sub-galaxy Unthank from the mysterious Booshank!   Shape-shifting...
Donna McGhee Make It Last Forever (Deluxe Audiophile Edition)Grooveline
Finally available as expanded CD edition with 2 single versions and a Danny Krivit edit!   Cutting her teeth as a singer for The FatBack Band,...
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Marlena ShawAnthology (2015 Reissue) Soul Brother
Classic Marlena Shaw compilation back in stock on vinyl!  Includes 'Woman Of The Ghetto', 'California Soul', 'Wade In The Water', 'Liberation...
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Dip In The PoolOn RetinaeMusic From Memory
Reissue of this dreamy, minimal j-pop gem from 1989 from Japanese new wave duo, Dip In The Pool! Music From Memory release these impossibly rare...
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Do£ Boy / Shepherd 22A00722a
22a present fresh new talent on their latest split-release EP.   South London lyricist, Do£ Boy has been grinding in the UK rap game for a...
  • 1. Do£ Boy – Smoke, Drink & F22k (produced by Reginald Omas Mamode IV)
  • 2. Do£ Boy – Big Bass feat. Fiascoe Bars (produced by Tenderlonious)
  • 3. Do£ Boy – Blues Wavery (produced by Jeen Bassa)
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Jordan GCZLushlyfe IINo Label
Chirpy, modulating synth work from Jordan 'Jordash' Czamanski, who drops four, bubbling tracks of Eno-esque ambience and curdled new age music for...
Tenderlonious / Al Dobson JrTenderlonious / Al Dobson Jr22a
South London's Al Dobson Jr and Tenderlonious head up the debut 12" on 22a. A strong Detroit influence on these tracks. Owning four tracks a piece --  lofi...

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Soundtrack to Ryan Gosling's directorial debut with a vivid score from Johnny Jewel and a host of other Italians Do It Better regulars!
BadBadNotGoodHere & Now / Timewave ZeroInnovative Leisure Records
Canadian jazz troupe, BadBadNotGood drop a surprise 7" session recorded at the time of their recent triumph 'IV'. Both tracks are not on the album, but...
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Reissue of this incredibly rare and highly sought-after, raw soul and hard-hitting funk masterpiece from self-taught, multi-instrumentalist, Lee Moses....
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Reissue of this super rare album that's fetched more £500 on discogs. Scarcely seen so we salute Academy LPs for reissuing this lost gem.Born in...
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From the writers of 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life', Bill Brewster & Frank Broughton have come up trumps again with this fabulous book 'The Record...
GlowThe Autobiography Of Rick JamesAtria Books
Since his passing in August 2004, Rick James has remained a legendary icon whose name is nearly synonymous with funk music-and who help[ed popularized...
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Empire of Sin is a vibrant account of New Orleans in the early 1920s, a time when commercialised vice, jazz culture and endemic crime form the background...
I'll Take You ThereMavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's HighwayScribner
Now in her seventies, Mavis Staples has been a fixture in the music world for decades. One of the most enduring figures of popular music, she and her family...
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Jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell takes an unflinching look at his life and career, recounting his musical journey from his scuffling early days in New...
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Excellent Warhol/Factory book!! Bargain price!!! She was riveting to look at, a sprite of the zeitgeist, the living distillation of the over-amped vision...
Group HarmonyThe Black Urban Roots Of Rhythm & BluesUniversity Of Pennsylvania Press
In 1948 the Orioles, a Baltimore-based vocal group, recorded "It's Too Soon to Know." Combining the sound of Tin Pan Alley with gospel and blues sensibilities,...
One Way OutThe Inside History of the Allman Brothers BandSt Martins Press
The definitive biography of The Allman Brothers Band, written with the band's full participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews...
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When Mos Def, platinum-selling New York-based rapper, decided to make a foray into rock 'n roll he called his band "Jack Johnson." The name choice was...
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Ricky Powell has seen a lot of history but is best known as a wise-cracking, self-described playground rat' who used his beat-up Minolta to chronicle...
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This book re-assesses Miles Davis' "electric period" and analyzes its continuing influence on contemporary music. While jazz purists often revile this...
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Even after five decades in the spotlight, Bob Dylan remains as relevant as ever. This book is published to co-incide with the 50th anniversary of Dylan...
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Black Label 01 Part 2VariousBanoffee Pies Records
Some more super cool, deep, minimal business from the Banoffee camp. Their rapidly growing reputation will continue to expand with output like...
John Davis & The Monster OrchestraBourgie, Bourgie (Louie Vega Remixes)Nurvous
Louie Vega remixes the seminal Sam Records Disco hit “Bourgie’, Bourgie’” by John Davis & The Monster Orchestra.  
Beesmunt SoundsystemAfterglow EPChurch
Church continue to add weight to their blossoming reputation with a killer new 12" from Beesmunt Soundsystem! It's been a while since they're much hyped...
FotomachineBlack ScienceJheri Tracks
Left of centre, analogue techno experiments from Fotomachine who works the patch-bay for All City offshoot, Jheri Tracks. Hieroglyphic Being, Delroy Edwards...
Shafiq HusaynOn Our Way Home Feat Fatima & Jimetta RoseEglo
LA based master teacher and musical visionary Shafiq Husayn prepares to initiate 'The Loop' with the first official single from his heavily anticipated...
Blend Mishkin & Roots EvolutionOriginal feat. Skarra Mucci & Mandinka WarriorNice Up!
Dancehall bomb from Nice Up! regular, Blend Mishkin! 
WafflesWaffles 004Waffles
Two more smashing slo-mo, new disco edits form the Waffles camp. As always not much info on but we can assure you these two have been fuelling...
Wallwork & Nico LindsayFactsBlack Acre
Killer grime rhythms from Wallwork and friends with tipped MC, Nico Lindsay, spitting lyrics over these carnival-esque drums. Black Acre doing...
Thee J JohanzMove Your Butty (inc. Prins Thomas remix)Ballyhoo
Reissue of this overlooked techno gem! In 1993, pioneering UK techno label, Irdial issued this oddball, twisted techno moment from Dutch production...
Sun Ra & His ArkestraRocket Number NineModern Harmonic
Sun Ra's famous, propulsive jazz anthem is reissued on a limited 10" including two originally unissued tracks!
Pye Corner AudioStasisGhost Box
Slow, kosmiche disco experiments and vaporous hauntology from Pye Corner Audio returning to the ever-excellent Ghost Box label. 'Stasis' nods to...
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QuaysSwoo EPChewy Motto
R&S fronts new label Chewy Motto with a debut release from London-based, Quays. The newcomer twists hollow grime and 2 Step instrumentals...
Kornel KovacsThe BellsStudio Barhus
An album's worth of excellent, forward-thinking house abstractions from Studio Barnhus head, Kornel Kovacs! 
AybeeThe Heart Of The SunDeepblak
Limited, single-sided deep techno cut from SOTU favourite, Aybee! Landing this killer cut on his own Deepblak imprint.
GonjaSufiCallusWarp
Hard-hitting fourth album release from Californian enigma, GonjaSufi. 'Callus' eschews the sample heavy hip-hop aesthetic of early works for a more...
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The PoolDance It Down / Jamaica RunningDark Entries
Influenced by the New Wave/Punk/D.I.Y. attitudes of the late 1970s inspired this over-looked minimal wave gem release from 1982. An EP of tight,...
Gerd JansonFabric 89Fabric (London)
Gerd Jansen drops a wicked mix for the Fabric series with tracks from the likes of Todd Terje, Joe Claussell, Scott Grooves, Caribou...
Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
Nebulous pop, neon soul and spectral R&B from Dev Hynes' Blood Orange!
McArthurI'll Never Trust Love Again / It's So RealSoul Junction
Reissue if this rare, coveted soul gem from soul troupe, McArthur. Originally recorded in '75.
Levon VincentNS-14Novel Sound
Heavy warehouse-style acid vibes from the man, Levon Vincent! backed with a killer chop-up of  Mike Oldfield's haunting classic 'Tubular Bells'. Another...
FYI ChrisLionoil EPLionoil Industries
After successful releases on Church and Rhythm Section Peckham's very own FYI Chris steps up on Lionoil Industries and brings a dirge of...
MDM DVariousMMODEMM
Raw techno and analogue club experiments from the likes of Umberto (!), DJ Slyngshot, Privacy  and more! 
NthngUntitled [LT029​.​5 Sampler]Lobster Theremin
Atmospheric techo excursions from Nthng on the ever reliable Lobster Theramin imprint.
DazeLipsLobster Theremin
Tough, rough and acidy deep house from Australian producer Daze with nods to the old rave and Detroit scene!
Unknown MobileNo Motion EPASL Singles Club
Interior Groove traveler, and recent resident of Canada’s 'Left Coast' - Unknown Mobile releases his first 12" here on ASL Singles Club. Melodic...
DJ SonikkuSecret IslandDistant Hawaii
Tropical, beach-trippin' house EP from DJ Sonikku on lush blue vinyl! Distant Hawaii fast becoming a buy on sight label!
Jon FayUntitledMörk
Jon Fay makes his debut on Lobster Theremin offshoot Mörk. Despite being Fay's production debut, Untitled is a truly remarkable masterpiece,...
Project PabloBeaubien DreamSounds Of Beaubien Ouest
Repress of this sought after summer anthem from Montreal's Project Pablo. This is the debut release on his own 'SOBO' (Sounds of Beaubien Ouest)...
Montezumas Rache & Dominik Von SengerEPGolf Channel / Emotional Response
Golf Channel & Emotional Response share the responsibility of releasing this mesmerizing 'kosmiche' dub disco gem from the ever excellent Montezumas...
Negative HallucinationEPGolf Channel
Negative Hallucination work hard tribal rhythms and primitive techno funk on their new one for Golf Channel!
Jordan FieldsLifting Love EPRare Trax Records
Dark, swinging, mid-90's style NYC house gem for fans of Kerri Chandler, Power Music, Jovonn, Mood II Swing, etc. Limited single from...
Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsMiss Sharon Jones! Original Motion Picture SoundtrackDaptone
Limited CD issue of heartbreaking soul music from the great Sharon Jones and her Dap Kings!
Axel BomanMoon DancerThird Try Records
Follow up to the monster '1979' from Swedish house and multi-genre sensation - Axel Boman! Lush, deep, progressive house groover on the A-side, while...
Barnaby BruceOn The Continent (inc. Ruf Dug remix)Palms & Charms
Ruf Dug flips the Balearic mood of Barnaby Bruce's 'On The Continent' into a cosmic odyssey. Backed with the mid-tempo drift of 'For The Cicadas'...
MonomitePondicherryVertv Records
MASSIVE second 12" from French production talent, Monomite, who works house, broken beat and swinging hip-hop instrumentals into the unique sound of 'Ponicherry'!...