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Welcome to Sounds of the Universe!

Welcome to Sounds of the Universe record store, 

7 Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F 0DA, England.

Open 7 days a week, We ship worldwide!

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SOUL JAZZ RECORDS PRESENTS BLAXPLOITATION FILMS @ REGENT ST CINEMA Fri 31 Mar

 Tickets/info here for this rare film screening + Soul Jazz Records DJS

Fri 31 Mar 7.30pm REGENT STREET CINEMA, LONDON

Isaac Hayes is .. Truck Turner! You know the soundtrack, now see the film!



Betty Harris Plays Live!

Yes it's true. LONDON 100 Club next FRIDAY Feb 17!!! TKTS: here +  MANCHESTER Band on The Wall Sat Feb 18 TKTS: Here

TONITE!!!! Blaxploitation Classic Film! This FRI 10 FEB!!!

TONITE!! Tickets/info here for this rare film screening + Soul Jazz Records DJS

Fri 10 Feb 7.30pm REGENT STREET CINEMA, LONDON

TONITE 7.30pm Wed 7 Dec! Soul Jazz Records presents Classic Blaxploitation Film at Regent Street Cinema, London + DJs

Black Caeser, starring the great Fred Williamson, soundtrack by James Brown - THE BOMB! Film + Soul Jazz Records DJs after-film!

Tickets on door or Buy your tickets now here.

Tenderlonious In-Store

Buy Tenderlonious 'On Flute" here!

RESCEDHULED Tenderlonious live 'On Flute' in-store this Friday 2 Dec 6PM at Sounds of the Universe!


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)

TONITE! COFFY (Starring Pam Grier) Film Screening + DJS Fri 20th Jan 2017

TONITE! Buy your tickets on the door or now here

Rare film screening w/ PAM GRIER, music by ROY AYERS + Soul Jazz Records DJs after-film! Boom!



Brand New OFFICIAL Studio One T-Shirts

Soul Jazz Records bring you Brand new OFFICIAL Studio One - nuff colours and sizes. See them all here

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New Vinyl - Just In 1000s of Jazz, Funk & Soul Classic Albums

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1964 modal jazz album from Walt Dickerson!
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Amazing 1973 album from the legendary Brazilian singer and composer Tim Maia. 
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Absolutely killer rare and sought after funk/soul record featuring the all-time classic "Evolution"CLASSIC!
Don BlackmanDon BlackmanGRP
This has to be the greatest rare groove album ever: it's brimming with classic tracks such as the 2 step perfection of Heart's Desire, Holding You Loving...
The Dixie CupsChapel Of Love (1964)Red Bird
Chapel of Love is the debut studio album by the New Orleans group The Dixie Cups. The album was produced by Jerry Leiber, Mike...
Miles DavisOn The Corner (1972)Columbia
Classic super-funky early seventies jazz fusion album from Miles Davis! The Bitches Brew album is famous for being Miles Davis' radical departure from...
Roy AyersHe's Coming (1972)Polydor
Featuring "We Live In Brooklyn Baby" and "Sweet Tears"! Surely the most essential Roy Ayers album - everyone a killer. Super deep, heavy funk jazz. Essential...
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Herbie HancockSextant (1972)Columbia
'Sextant' from 1972 was recorded just before 'Headhunters', and can be seen in the same vein, but it's more than just an introduction to a masterpiece....
The Alan Parsons ProjectI Robot (1977)Arista
Unbelievably good electronic groovy monster! The title track is like Carl Craig meets Ash Ra meets Baldelli meets ... it's really good!
The MetersRejuvenationWarner Bros
Classic funk album from 1974 featuring the massive "Just Kissed My Baby", "People Say", "What 'Cha Say", "Jungle Man", "Hey Pocky Away", "It Ain't No Use"...
Sly and The Family StoneThere's A Riot Goin' On (1971)Epic
Definitive tripped out genre defying funky soulful druggy loved-up seminal album (yes we like it). Sly's classic album. Slap bass, drum machines, layered...
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Miles Davis SextetSomeday My Prince Will Come (1961)Columbia
This record is Miles at his best, once again proving his unrivalled abilities both as a player of beautiful ballads and as an innovative performer. At...
Ann SextonThe Beginning (1977)Sound Stage 7
Wicked, wicked, wicked funky female Memphis southern soul.
Ray BarrettoHard HandsFania
Killer funky latin album featuring "Hard Hands", "Abidjan" and the cult classic "Love Beads" ( a jazz dance classic!). Alongside "Acid" this is Ray Barretto's...
Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love (1973)Cadet
Definitive collaboration between Terry Callier and Charles Stepney for Cadet. Features "Dancing Girl" and "You Goin Miss Your Candyman"
Weldon IrvineLiberated Brother (1972)Nodlew Music
Words cannot describe the beauty of Weldon Irvine's music. 'Liberated Brother' (later covered by Horace Silver) is one of two seminal albums released on...
RampCome Into Knowledge (1977)Verve
Rare Groove Holy Grail! Produced by Roy Ayers with cult version of "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" plus rare-groove fave "Daylight"!! Very highly...
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A Tribe Called QuestMidnight Marauders (1993)Jive
C-L-A-S-S-I-C! "Award Tour", "Electric Relaxation" and loads more! NB: Track 15 is on CD only
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Roy Ayers UbiquityEverybody Loves The SunshinePolydor
Mellow rare groove classic featuring the blissed out must have title track "Everybody Loves The Sunshine", "It Ain't Your Sign It's Your Mind" and more!
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory Jive
Up there with some of the all-time classic hip-hop albums. Sophomore LP from legendary collective A Tribe Called Quest made up of Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali...
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Stevie WonderInnervisions (1973)Tamla
Perhaps the best album from Stevie Wonder! Classic Margouleff and Cecil production. Every track's a winner! Superb mid-70s space age psychedelic...
Weldon IrvineSpirit Man (1975)Sony Music Japan
Seminal deep fusion jazz from Weldon Irvine. Featuring killer dancefloor tracks such as 'Jungle Juice" and 'We Getting Down'.
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John ColtraneColtrane (1962)Impulse!
Coltrane's first for Impulse, in 1962, was also the first recording for the classic quartet line-up and is a beautiful blend of extended modal...
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Nina SimoneIn Concert: Emergency Ward! (1972)RCA Victor
This unusual record from 1972 is Nina Simone's statement on the Vietnam War. The cover is a collage of news clippings from the conflict, and the song selection...
Curtis MayfieldSuper FlyCurtom
CLASSIC blaxpoitation soundtrack full of excellent and much sampled funky tracks!
Marvin GayeLet's Get It On (1973)Tamla Motown
Seminal sensual seventies soul!
Stevie WonderInnervisions (1973)Tamla
Perhaps the best album from Stevie Wonder! Classic Margouleff and Cecil production. Every track's a winner! Superb mid-70s space age psychedelic...
Doug CarnAdam's Apple (1974)Black Jazz
Unbelievably excellent song-focused spiritual jazz LP, this time without Jean Carn, but instead featuring vocals by Joyce Greene and John Conner, the 'Voices...
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Bill WithersStill BillColumbia
Great album, full of classics, from the breaks "Kissing My Love" and "Use Me" to the ballads "Let Me In Your Life" and "Lean On Me". CD contains two bonus...
Pharoah SandersJourney To The One (1980)Theresa
Includes the deep jazz dance Dingwalls classic "You've Got To Have Freedom", a Gilles Peterson favourite and one of the biggest tunes of the day - highly...
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Bettye SwannMake Me Yours (1967)Money Records
This album is wicked! Killer female deep southern soul. So many good tracks on this album!

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A fantastic poster from the night. Trip back to 1977 held in March 2002 featuring an all star line up. A Certain Ratio, Richard H. Kirk, Andy Weatherall,...
Deutsche Electronische MuzikPOSTER
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Bass CultureBy Lloyd BradleyPenguin Books
The first major account of the history of reggae, black music journalist Lloyd Bradley (who also wrote the sleevenotes for Soul Jazz Records' own Studio...
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Absolutely essential book telling the story of hip-hop from an informed and informative point of view. Historical, cultural and social context gives this...
Last Night A DJ Saved My LifeThe History Of The Disc JockeyHeadline
To celebrate 100 years of DJing, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton have expanded and updated their classic account of the history of the disc jockey.The...
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Import USA Paperback edition bookHaving placed Cage in the experimental tradition of music, poetry, and literature, Christopher Shultis offers provocative...
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Import USA Hardback edition book.This enthralling book is the first to assess the oeuvre of Black Audio Film Collective, (BAFC) one of Britain s...
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Import USA Hardback edition bookIrish photographer and skateboarder Richard Gilligan spent four years traveling through Europe and the US to photograph...
ColtraneA Graphic Biography By Paolo ParisiJonathan Cape
Import USA Paperback edition bookThis graphic novel is by Paolo Parisi, the italian artist who did the mini-graphic novel in Soul Jazz Records' recent...
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Import USA Hardback edition bookThe authorised companion to the music of Nick Drake, compiled, composed and edited by Cally Callomon and Gabrielle Drake,...
Traditional Music in Coastal LouisianaThe 1934 Lomax Recordings by Joshua Clegg CafferyLouisiana State University Press
Import USA Hardback edition bookAlan Lomax's prolific sixty-four-year career as a folklorist and musicologist began with a trip across the South and into...
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In the late eighties and early nineties, Moby, then an underground DJ and musician, was scraping out a living in New York City. In a scene popular chiefly...
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MilesThe Autobiography Of Miles DavisPicador
A frank autobiography of the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. This book records his life - the music, the women and the drugs. It talks about the white promotors...
No Direction HomeThe Life and Music of Bob DylanBackbeat Books
Import USA Hardback edition book Of more than a thousand books published about Bob Dylan it is only this one that has been written with the Dylan's...
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Peter Hook, as co-founder of Joy Division and New Order, has been shaping the course of popular music for thirty years. He provided the propulsive bass...
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Interest in Pink Floyd remains as intense as ever even 40 years after the release of Dark Side of the Moon, with lavish box-sets collecting demos and out-takes,...

Soul Jazz Records latest releases

Lloyd McNeill QuartetWashington Suite (1970)Soul Jazz Records
New edition of this very rare deep spiritual jazz album (currently £400 on Discogs for an original!) first released as a private-press album in 1970 on...
Vodou Drums in Haiti 2The Living Gods Of Haiti : 21st Century Ritual Drums & Spirit PossessionDrummers Of The Societe Absolument GuininSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new album features the truly intense, hypnotic and fascinating Vodou drums of Haiti, a stunning collection of trance-like rhythms...
Hustle! Reggae Disco (Expanded 2017 Edition)Kingston-London-New YorkSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing their long-out-of-print album ‘Hustle! Reggae Disco’ in a new expanded 2017 edition which now features five extra...
  • 1. Blood Sisters – Ring My Bell
  • 2. Derrick Laro and Trinity – Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
  • 3. Chariot Riders – Do It Nice & Easy
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KaS ProductBlack & Noir: Mutant Synth-Punk from France 1980-83Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records are releasing a collection of lost recordings by French mutant experimental synth group Kas Product, all originally recorded in the period...
Miss Red (Prod. by THE BUG)Under Attack EPSoul Jazz Records
Massive new digital dancehall wickedness from THE BUG/MISS RED-  exclusive on our own Sounds of the Universe/Soul Jazz Records...
Laraaji (formerly Edward Larry Gordon)Celestial VibrationSoul Jazz Records
This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji. ‘Celestial Vibrations’ was originally released in 1978 under the name Edward Larry Gordon, and then...
Studio One Rocksteady 2Rocksteady, Soul and Early Reggae at Studio One: The Soul of Young JamaicaSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new journey into the mighty vaults of Clement Dodd’s Studio One steps once more into the fertile musical environment of Jamaican...
New Orleans Funk Vol. 4Voodoo Fire In New Orleans 1951-77Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ latest excursion into the Crescent City vaults delves deep into the roots and history of the Voodoo world of New Orleans Funk. Packed...
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  • 3. Dave Bartholomew – The Monkey
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PUNK 45: Les Punks : The French ConnectionThe First Wave Of French Punk 1977-80Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Punk 45 release documents the first radical underground punk bands to come out of France including Metal Urbain (the first group...
Betty HarrisThe Lost Queen Of New Orleans SoulSoul Jazz Records
Betty Harris’ The Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul features all of her classic deep soul, sister funk and northern soul songs recorded in New Orleans in...
Tee MacNight Illusion (1980)Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing Tee Mac’s ‘Night Illusion’, a lost classic Nigerian Afro soul meets disco boogie funk album originally released...
Nigeria Freedom Sounds!Popular Music and The Birth Of Independent Nigeria 1960-63: Calypso, Highlife, Apala, Mambo, JujuSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Freedom Sounds! features a stunning selection of material spotlighting the vibrant musical scene in Nigeria at the start...
  • 1. I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – E Ma Mobun Saya
  • 2. Chris Ajilo and his Cubanos – Ariwo
  • 3. I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – Aye Wa Kael
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Coxsone's Music 2The Sound Of Young Jamaica - More Early Cuts From The Vaults Of Studio One 1959-63Soul Jazz Records
Over 40 tracks!This is the second collection to bring together many of the visionary producer Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd’s early recordings made...
Venezuela 70Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth: Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970sSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Venezuela 70 is the first-ever album of its kind to take a look at the groundbreaking experimental rock music made in Venezuela...
Studio One Dub Fire SpecialChapter 3: 18 Heavyweight Dub Cuts From Brentford RoadSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new ‘Studio One Dub Fire Special’ brings together 18 heavyweight dub cuts all recorded at 13 Brentford Road in the 1970s. Featuring...
BoomboxEarly Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 79 - 82Soul Jazz Records
Out now! Soul Jazz Records’ new ‘Boombox’ features some of the many innovative underground first-wave of rap records made in New York in the period...
Count Ossie & The Rasta FamilyMan From Higher HeightsSoul Jazz Records
This album is a strictly 1000-copies only worldwide digitally remastered exact repro LP+ download code. Also available as a very limited...
Africans With Mainframes (Hieroglyphic Being + Noleian Reusse)K.M.T.Soul Jazz Records
"A devastating album of epic dancefloor rituals and visions from Jamal Moss (Hieroglyphic Being) and Noleian Reusse in their prized Africans With Mainframes...
PUNK 45 : Chaos In The City Of Angels and DevilsHollywood From X To Zero & Hardcore On The Beaches : Punk In Los Angeles 1977 - 81Soul Jazz Records
‘Chaos in the City of Angels and Devils’ is the new instalment of Soul Jazz Records’ Punk 45 series featuring an array of first generation Los Angeles...
Johnny Osbourne / Otis GayleWe Need Love / I'll Be AroundSoul Jazz Records
Killer Studio One 12" bomb!
Nigeria Soul FeverAfro Funk, Disco and Boogie - West African Disco Mayhem!Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Soul Fever is their first release to explore the vast wealth of Nigerian music recorded in the 1970s. The new album comes...
  • 1. Joni Haastrup – Free My People
  • 2. Christy Essien – You Can't Change A Man
  • 3. Akin Richards & The Executives – Afrikana Disco
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Richard BrownSweet and Kind / Don't Listen To The GrapevineSoul Jazz Records
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Geraldo PinoHeavy, Heavy, Heavy / Africans Must UniteSoul Jazz Records
Hold tight for the first one of two killer heavyweight Afro-Funk bomb 45s from Sierra Leone legend Geraldo Pino. THIS 7-inch can ONLY...
Geraldo PinoShake Hands / Power To The PeopleSoul Jazz Records
Hold tight for the second of two killer heavyweight Afro-Funk bomb 45s from Sierra Leone legend Geraldo Pino. THIS 7-inch can ONLY...
The Bobby Williams GroupBoogaloo Mardi GrasSoul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe. This is another killer EDDIE BO...
Arnold BlairTrying To Get Next To YouSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Stone-cold...
Untouchable Machine ShopMachine Shop Part 1 / Part 2Soul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe. KILLER rare groove funk bomb! This...
Betty HarrisMean Man / I'm Gonna Git YaSoul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe.This is our second Betty Harris single...
Betty HarrisThere's A Break In The RoadSoul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe.All time-killer New Orleans heavyweight funk...
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....
Brief EncounterHuman/Total SatisfactionSounds Of The Universe
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The ExplosionsGarden Of Four TreesSoul Jazz Records
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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...
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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...
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...
Johnny Adams Feel The Beat, Feel The Heat Sounds Of The Universe / Soul Jazz Records
NEW ORLEANS  funky boogie soul disco bomb 45! Latest Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe SOUL 7-inch series - after the now sold out...
Le Frank O Keep On Gettin' Down Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe
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Manu Dibango Ceddo (Bande originale du film)Africa Seven
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**We're expecting the repress to arrive mid-March**  Long awaited reissue of Detroit pioneer Moodymann's second LP from 1998 - 'Mahogony Brown'....

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LoneAmbivert Tools Vol. OneR&S
Following Lone AKA Matt Cutler’s stunning sixth album ‘Levitate’s hallucinogenic joyride through breakbeats, he returns to R&S with ‘Ambivert Tools’...
Eric CopelandCourtesy, Professionalism, RespectL.I.E.S.
An album of grinding beat experiments from Black Dice's Eric Copeland. Controlled chaos, chopped sample mayhem, moments of beauty and destruction...
Tom FunkDisco TownLazy Robot Records
Extended disco play form Tom Funk, switching up to club mode following the biting, jazz fusion release of his Sultan's Swing LP release. 'Disco Town' is...
PsychemagikGotta Hold On Me / WildmanPsychemagik
Psychemagik are back after a brief hiatus with two solid disco floor burners, the first track ‘Gotta Hold On Me’ a 12 mins plus hypnotic, soulful disco...
Gerardo IacoucciLe AvventureFinders Keepers Records
"Combining all the traits of an international superhero or intrepid comic book adventurer, the true identity, whereabouts and history of the spectacular...
Tolouse Low TraxMask Talk (2017 Reissue)Karaoke Kalk
Repress of Tolouse Low Trax's lauded album debut! Dark, slo-mo club tracks weaving a course between minimal synth and tribal no-wave hinting at likes...
Nino NardiniMusique Pour Le FuturWe Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records
Nino Nardini’s sought-after experimental/musique concrète/sci-fi masterpiece .Musique Pour Le Futur', available for the first time since 1970!
Sapphire SlowsThe Role Of PurityNous
Reliable techno label, Nous, shifts down a gear to release these superb, haunting, playful electronic experiments from Sapphire Slows (Not Not Fun...
Tzusing東方不敗L.I.E.S.
After three stand out eps over the last three years for L.I.E.S., Tzusing delivers his debut lp for the label. Here we get seven tracks of precison...
Ryuichi SakamotoAsyncMilan
As one third of Yellow Magic Orchestra and electronic music pioneer in general, Ryuichi Sakamoto returns with this delightful, analogue experiment, 'Async'!
Mellow MoodCriminal ft. Andrew ILa Tempesta Dub
La Tempesta Dub is an Italian record label founded in 2015 by Italian artists Mellow Mood and Paolo Baldini, this limited roots 7" featuring...
ATDHEEarl St. GrooversMonologues
Deep house moments from new label signing, ATDHE that blends old school style italo house pianos with the deep, blue-hued mood of classic Nu Groove. 
Tewolde ReddaEritrea's Guitar PioneerDomino Sound
Drawn from his six monumental singles for the Philips, Amha and Yared labels between 1970-73, revolutionising traditional Eritrean music via the innovations...
AkashaEye For An Eye/You Make Me Feel GoodJump Up! Records
Akasha has been keeping the vintage Jamaican vibes alive in Chicago for years, with deep roots reggae grooves and rich vocal harmonies. Stylistically,...
Black UhuruHard GroundJammy's Records
Classic 1977 vocal roots from Black Uhuru from the album "Love Crisis" recorded with Prince Jammy with alternative vocal, dub and instrumental.
Masisi Mass FunkI Want You GirlPMG
One hit wonder Nigerian funk bomb from Masisi Mass Funk! The band was championed by Ebere Ikoro from the Hygrades. He took them under his wing...
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Mellow Mood ft. Hempress Sativa & ForlockInna Jamaica pt. 2La Tempesta Dub
La Tempesta Dub is an Italian record label founded in 2015 by Italian artists Mellow Mood and Paolo Baldini, This limited roots 7"...
DivineJungle JezebelCherry Pop
Cherry Pop is proud to present the definitive deluxe edition of JUNGLE JEZEBEL one of the classic cult dance albums of the 1980’s, a must have for all...
YamasukiLe Monde Fabuleux Des YamasukiFar Eastern Sunshine
The most weird exploito-pop attempting to fuse western popular music with folkloristic elements of different origins came from the 60s and early to mid...
Clara MondshineLuna AfricanaThe Great Thunder
Reissue of this 1981 release from Clara Mondshine that originally appeared on Klaus Schulze's Innovative Communication label. A musical...
  • 1. Die Drachentrommler (Dragon Drummers)
  • 2. Lange Melodie Für Den Countdown (Long Melody Towards Countdown)
  • 3. Fischer Des Meeres Der Stille (Fishermen Of The Silent Sea)
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Move D & Thomas MeineckeOn The MapOminira
A conceptual piece that explore and celebrate black music and cultural history in five neighbourhoods across America. Composed and produced by the longstanding...
KowtonPea Soup / IodineLivity Sound
Bass heavy techno rollage from Livity Sound regular, Kowton!
WaqWaq KingdomShinsekaiJahtari
Digi-dub and rugged dancehall vibes from Kiki Hitomi of King Midas Sound and DJ Scotch Egg!
Mellow MoodSufferationLa Tempesta Dub
La Tempesta Dub is an Italian record label founded in 2015 by Italian artists Mellow Mood and Paolo Baldini, this limited roots 7"...
Amos And SaraThe Private World Of AmosSing A Song Fighter
Originally released in 1981 as a cassette on the It's War Boys label - this is a precious, thrilling reminder of UK post-punk DIY at its most inspired! According...
Idjut BoysU-Star EP (Tuff City Kids Mixes)U-Star Records
Disco dub heroes, Idjut Boys get a sparkling, full EPs worth of remix treatments from the Tuff City Kids! Beaming with afro-cosmic to deep, NJ house...
  • 1. Phantom Slasher (Tuff City Kids House Mix)
  • 2. Phantom Slasher (Tuff City Kids Tribales Bonus)
  • 3. Jesta Twatking Whok Tish (Tuff City Kids Afro Cosmic Mix)
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Tinga StewartWe Can Work It OutForm
Limited original 7" stock of Tinga Stewart's 1976 roots cover of Paul McCartney tune with wicked dub on the flip. Form Records JA Original.
Mellow MoodWipe Away ft. Jah9La Tempesta Dub
La Tempesta Dub is an Italian record label founded in 2015 by Italian artists Mellow Mood and Paolo Baldini, this limited roots 7" featuring...
Heads Funk BandCold FirePMG
The self-proclaimed funkiest band on the west coast of Africa, the Heads Funk Band, could arguably make that claim for the whole continent. Featuring the...
Evermoor SoundGeneral / Melodica Cut ft. Ranking DreadSuspect Packages
Killer version of Ranking Dread's DJ cut "General" new rhythm with original vocal.'Limited edition of 300 copies worldwide, no repress, no digital, strictly...
Lena D'ÁguaJardim ZoológicoStrangelove Music
Reissue of this obscure, leftfield disco-not-disco / new wave gem from 1983. Originally released on 7" format, this expanded 12" issue was written and...
SystemwideLow Orbit / LiberationZamZam Sounds
Ultra low new dub business from USA with Dubkasm remix & Alter Echo, Limited to 700 no repress..
Dokta VenomMood Swings EPFar Out Recordings
Dokta Venom's latest notch on the Far Out catalogue fuses broken beat, garage, house and boogie. Check!   
BukkhaNada A Perder ft. Junior DreadZamZam Sounds
New 7" releases from ZamZam Sounds, new electronic dub music featuring Junior Dread limited to 700 copies worldwide no repress, no digital..
GASNARKOPOPKompakt
Nearly two decades after the last official GAS album release, Wolfgang Voigt returns to his iconic Ambient project with the full-length release, 'NARKOPOP'...
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