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Arthur RussellCalling Out Of ContextRough Trade
Rough Trade reissue this ESSENTIAL Arthur Russell compilation (originally via Audika), featuring 12 extraordinary tracks from the visionary genius of the...
CotoneteLayla / Fried GreaseHeavenly Sweetness
Spiritual jazz vibes back with some tough, Afrobeat grooves! Limited album sampler 12" from French troupe, Cotonete!
Kode9 & BurialFABRICLIVE 100 Kode9 & BurialFabric
**Vinyl format shipping for 2nd November release date!** "For the 100th and final instalment of the iconic FABRICLIVE mix CD series, in its current form,...
Jerry Butler & Jerry PetersMelindo Latino / I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More BabeMr Bongo
Another wicked 45 reissue from the Mr bongo camp. Jerry Butler & Jerry Peters classic soundtrack cut 'Melindo Latino' taken from the awesome ‘Melinda’...
Nouvelle Ambiance!!! Sounds from the Pan-African Paris UndergroundVarious ArtistsNouvelle Ambiance
A superb second release from the excellent, Nouvelle Ambiance who focus on the underground Pan-African music scene centred around Paris in the 80s. This...
BelReady To Die (feat. Mudd remixes)Claremont 56
UK singer / songwriter, Bel is given a gorgeous, Balearic dream-pop overhaul from Claremont 56 regular, Mudd! This is so good!
Art Ensemble Of ChicagoLes Stances A Sophie (1970)Soul Jazz Records
As the legendary Art Ensemble of Chicago celebrates it’s 50th anniversary, Soul Jazz Records are releasing a new fully re-mastered edition of the group’s...
Chris BowdenTime Capsule (1992)Soul Jazz Records
The stunning and ground-breaking album from the composer and saxophonist Chris Bowden back in print 20 years on! “This is the album that connected it...
Shaolin Soul: Episode 4Various ArtistsBecause Music
Following a second episode in 2001 and a third one in 2014, the famous curator Uncle O is back to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Shaolin Soul series...
  • 1. Esther Phillips – That’s All Right With Me
  • 2. Al Green – I Wish You Were Here
  • 3. Eddie Kendricks – Intimate Friends (Full Length Version)
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PrincePiano & A Microphone 1983Rhino
Raw, intimate recording, which took place at the start of Prince’s career right before he achieved international stardom. The nine track, 35-minute album...
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ZenitStraight AheadEdition Hawara
Zenit was a jazz ensemble from Krems in Lower Austria, founded in 1976. The band's third and final album 'Straight Ahead' came out in 1986 on Spray Records,...
Allysha JoyAcadie : RawGondwana Records
Singer, pianist, writer, poet and key member of Melbourne collective 30/70 (Rhythm Section International), Allysha Joy, drops her album debut, 'Acadie...
Two Niles to Sing a Melody: The Violins & Synths of SudanVarious ArtistsOstinato Records
Superb follow up to the essential 'Sweet As Broken Dates' and 'Synthesize the Soul', this gem, 'Two Niles to Sing a Melody' revives the enchanting harmonies,...
  • 1. Emad Youssef – Al Bareedo Ana (The One I Love)
  • 2. Abdel El Aziz Al Mubarak – Ma Kunta Aarif Yarait (I Wish I Had Known)
  • 3. Kamal Tarbas – Min Ozzalna Seebak Seeb (Forget Those That Divide Us)
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5th DegreeYou Got Me Hypnotized Pt. 1&2Backatcha
Formed in 1971, 5th Degree was a composite of five talented, driven, young musicians, that emerged out of the inner city, namely Montell Heights of Nassau,...
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Dur Dur Of SomaliaVolume 1 & Volume 2Analog Africa
Reissue of the band’s first two albums - the first installment in a three-part series dedicated to Dur-Dur Band - represents the first fruit of Analog...
Nicolas JaarPomegranatesMana
Vinyl release of Nicolas Jaar's alternative soundtrack to the transgressive, cult classic from Armenia - the vivid, psychedelic 'The Color of Pomegranates'...
Horsepower ProductionsReefer Max / Phantasy RushEffective96
OG dubstep duo, Horsepower Productions land a brace of killer steppers for Ishio Dai's necessary Effective96 label! Pow!
Jose Prates / Miecio Askanasy TAM..TAM...TAM...! (2018 Reissue)Trunk Records
Impossibly rare LP previously issued once in 1958 as part of Miecio Askanasy’s 1950s touring “Braziliana” show! Notoriety for the LP...
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Poor Boy RappersLow Rider RapSoul Jazz Records
NEW £1000+ KILLER LA low-rider electro rap groover. MASSIVE tune + seriously hip twisted electro instrumental courtesy of the great Rich Cason. BUMPIN! SUPER-RARE...
RichenelPerfect StrangerMusic From Memory
Music From Memory return with a further six tracks from cult Dutch synth pop / wave artist, Richenel. Continuing with recordings taken from his debut album...
The MajesticsClass A / Key To LoveSoul Jazz Records
Unbelievably rare old-school party rap 45 single - recently sold for £600 on discogs! NEW LTD. edition of 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to...
Black Man's Pride 2 (Studio One)Righteous Are The Sons and Daughters Of JahSoul Jazz Records
This is the second installment of deep roots Rastafarian reggae at Studio One and features classic music from some of the most important figures in reggae...
Mo KoloursInner SymbolsFive Easy Pieces
Raw, lo-fi electronic soul music from 22a affiliate, Mo Kolours! Layered up from vocal loops, percussion and primitive drum machine sequences before being...
Cecil McBeeMutimaEverland Jazz
Just landed! - Super deep jazz from Cecil McBee on Strata-East vinyl new vinyl - boom! Includes the seminal heavy cut 'Tulsa Black' w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater,...
Ishmael EnsembleThe ChapelSevern Songs
Upfront exclusive at Sounds Of The Universe! Following up on last year’s excellent LP 'Song's For Knotty', after the evolution from solo Ishmael to...
Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & EarthYoung Turks
Here it is, folks! The highly anticipated follow-up to to 'The Epic' the two and a half hours concept jazz odyssey, 'Heaven & Earth'! Features Thundercat,...
Michael Boothman & Kysofusion BandCan't Stop DancingCree
Reissue of this 'island disco' gem that's been sought-after by many since it's release in the late 80s! Following the monster 'What You Won’t Do For...
John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once: The Lost AlbumImpulse!
On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his classic quartet - McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones - recorded an entire studio album at the legendary...
TenderloniousThe Shakedown feat. The 22archestra22a
Long awaited debut LP from Tenderlonious featuring the 22archestra! Listeners are exposed to the full breadth of the 22a leaders technical and compositional...
Boombox 3Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 1979 - 83Soul Jazz Records
Limited Edition first copies bought directly from us here only come with free poster (with 3x LP edition) + free badge and sticker (with Deluxe 2xCD edition...
Professor RhythmProfessor 3Awesome Tapes From Africa
South African mbaqanga and bubblegum instrumentals for the dancefloor! Awesome Tapes From Africa focus on the second album release by one of the key players...
Soul SugarI Want YouGee Recordings
Soul Sugar drop their own reggae version of Marvin Gaye’s heartbreaking soul classic, 'I Want You' backed with Sly & Robbie vocal and dub versions -...
Group ModularBlack Ray / Acid WheelsDelights 45
Group Modular drop this monster double-sider, continuing to explore the synth-centric library music sound, taking it in much heavier and edgier direction,...
Palm UnitHommage A Jef GilsonSuper-Sonic Jazz
Back in the day, French pianist, composer and all-round jazz superstar Jean-François Quiévreux, a.k.a. Jef Gilson, was up there alongside the likes of...
SkymarkVirtual StarsModern Sun Records
SOTU and cult favourite Skymark is back! 'Virtual Stars' mixes up the influence of jazz, Brazilian fusion, boogie and soul - brought up to date via Skymark's...
Clive Stevens & BrainchildMystery Man (inc. Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold remix)Midnight Drive
Reissue of this killer disco tune from 1984 by UK born saxophonist, producer, writer and poet, Clive Stevens, whose career has seen him collaborate with...
W2NG 89.9 FMVarious ArtistsNumero
In the 'wake' of 2017’s 'Seafaring Strangers: Private Yacht', Numero release another addition to the soft rock cannon. 'W2NG 89.9 FM'. Set your FM dial...
WaajuWaajuOlindo Records
London based afro-latin jazz quintet Waaju draw upon traditional Senegalese, Tuareg, Brazilian, Moroccan and Algerian influences, fuses them with a more...
Dos SantosManos Ajenas (Touch You Every Day) / How Far Are We From Here?International Anthem Recording Company
**SOTU exclusive!** In conjunction with Sonorama Discos and Royal Hands records, International Anthem (Makaya McCraven, Irreversible Entanglements) release...
Swing TingJunctionSwing Ting
UK duo, Swing Ting are back with this breezy, soulful, modern roots / dancehall and R&B ace, featuring the likes of Alexx A-Game, once again, and more....

New Arrival Rare & Classic Albums New Vinyl LPs

ParliamentOsmiumInvictus
Classic George Clinton produced 1970 debut album from Parliament! 
Joy DivisionPeel SessionsStrange Fruit
Classic 1981 sessions for the legendary John Peel
The MetersAt Rozy'sREG Records
Recorded live at Rozy's, New Orleans, December, 1976.
The DeviantsThe DeviantsRecoil
Classic psychedelic rock from 1969
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonWinter In AmericaStrata-East
Classic, classic album originally on Strata East and featuring 'The Bottle'. Gil Scott Heron is a legendary soul/jazz/spoken word hero and this is one...
Ann SextonLoving You, Loving MeSeventy Seven Records
1973 debut LP from Ann Sexton - it's a classic!
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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Antonio Carlos JobimStone FlowerSony BMG
Jobim on CTI from 1970 with label stalwarts Joe Farrell, Hubert Laws and Ron Carter, arranged and conducted by Deodato. Nice deep instrumental - heavier...
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Brian Eno And David ByrneMy Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (1981)Sire
New HEAVYWEIGHT180 gram Limited Edition Double deluxe gatefold 2xLP new edition (out of print on vinyl for nearly ten years) of the super-expanded...
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  • CD£7.99
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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoReese And The Smooth OnesActuel
Recorded in Paris in 1969, this is one incredible piece of music that sees all four members playing everything from gongs and chimes to whistles and...
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonIt's Your World (1976)Arista
Seminal live album including the awesome long version of 'The Bottle' and the killer 'It's Your World'.
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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoA Jackson In Your HouseActuel
Recorded during their prolific period in Paris in the summer of '69.
Curtis MayfieldCurtisWarners
C-l-a-s-s-i-c album including 'Move On Up'!
Dorothy AshbyAfro-Harping (1968)Cadet
Definitive deep funky album from harpist Dorothy Ashby. Excellent late 60's soulful jazz harp recorded for Chess with arrangements by Richard Evans and...
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Dom Um RomaoDom Um RomaoMuse
Killer, killer Brazil - jazz fusion with the incredible Batucada of 'Braun Blek Blue'. Essential!
Esther PhillipsAlone Again, Naturally (1972)Kudu
Includes Esther's killer version of Bill Wither's 'Use Me'
Dorothy AshbyThe Rubaiyat Of Dorothy AshbyCadet
Classic album from jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby, originally released in 1970 on the Cadet label, and produced by Richard Evans! Her funkiest album...
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Freddie HubbardRed Clay (1970)CTI
Definitive early 70s deep funky jazz fusion album featuring the ultimate b-boy jazz break intro on the title track 'Red Clay". 
James BrownHell (1974)Polydor
Includes a whole host of hits, psychedelic funk at it's very best - "Papa Don't Take No Mess", 'Please, Please, Please", "Coldblooded" and many, many more....
James MasonRhythm of Life (1977)Chiaroscuro
Absolutely essential jazz funk album! A rare groove classic and the only album James Mason recorded. Every track's a winner but look out for "Sweet...
John ColtraneA Love Supreme (1964)Impulse!
100% essential deep jazz classic! Searching, yearning, BEAUTIFUL spiritual jazz of the highest order! This is considered by many to be his best album and...
JujuA Message From MozambiqueBlack Fire Music
Deep, conscious Afro Jazz album from 1973 now reissued
Sun RaLanquidityPhilly Jazz
The best Sun Ra album! Super-deep, funky odd-ball jazz with spooky whispered vocals! Cult classic deep experimental jazz with an outer-space alien groove!...
Marvin GayeI Want You (1976)Motown
Sexy mellow soul masterpiece, produced by Leon Ware
Michael JacksonThriller (1982)Epic
'Wanna Be Startin Somethin', 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean' and, er, 'The Girl Is Mine'. Still one of the greatest albums ever!
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...
Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv (1976)Black Fire
Amazing sought-after record from the brainchild of one J. Pluncky Branch and one of the greatest underground jazz groups. Space Jungle Luv goes...
Paul JacksonBlack Octopus (1978)Eastworld
Absolutely seminal album of rare groove funk jazz from Headhunters' bass player Paul Jackson. All-star line-up featuring Herbie Hancock, Bernie Maupin,...
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...
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!
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CoffyOriginal Soundtrack by Roy AyersPolydor
Legendary soundtrack to one of the best black action films ever! Coffy is the colour of her skin...
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Sun RaAngels And Demons At Play (1967)Saturn Research
Seminal deep jazz with 'Tiny Pyramids'. Recorded in Chicago late 50s - a true high point! All-star line-up, essential recording.
Weldon IrvineSinbad (1976)Sony Music Japan
'Music Is The Key'. The Glorious soul two-step anthem 'I Love You' featuring Don Blackman. Weldon Irvine's deep funky soulful jazz albums are truly incredible....
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Featured Pre-Orders

Harvey SutherlandAmethyst EP (feat. Nubya Garcia)Clarity Recordings
Harvey Sutherland is back with his 'Amethyst EP' - an energetic jazz / club release that features Nubya Garcia on sax!
Nubya GarciaWhen We AreNyasha
**Repress due 26th October!** Saxophonist, composer, bandleader and DJ, Nubya Garcia launches her own 'Nyasha' imprint with her highly anticipated EP...
Le StimA Tribute To Muhammad Ali (We Crown The King)Melodies International
Melodies International reissue this super-rare disco anthem from Detroit that was originally recorded in 1980 and dedicated to the “King Of The Champion...
Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths Vol. 2Various ArtistsTriassic Tusk
It's back! The wildly eclectic 'Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths' series returns with another exemplary selection of the weird and wonderful from around...
Mikhail ChekalinEcstatic Lullaby 1979-1987Gost Zvuk
This archival collection of works recorded within the period from 1978 to 1987 are Russian electronic musician, Mikhail Chekalin's multigenre experiments...
Mansur BrownShiroiBlack Focus
Mansur Brown - an integral part of the groundbreaking Yussef Kamaal album - prepares to release his debut album on Henry Wu's Black Focus label!
  • LP + Download Code£16.99
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Georgia Anne MuldrowOverloadBrainfeeder
"A modern soul classic in the making" from the super-talented, Georgia Anne Muldrow! 'Overload' will get a release via Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder label!
  • LP + Download Code£16.99
    Expected 02 NovPreorder
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BruceSonder SomaticHessle Audio
Album debut on Hessle Audio for label regular, Bruce!
Makaya McCravenUniversal BeingsInternational Anthem Recording Company
**The HUGELY anticipated new album from jazz drummer force, Makaya McCraven!** Universal Beings is jazz drummer / producer Makaya McCraven's most ambitious,...
Thom YorkeSuspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film)XL Recordings
Radiohead's Thom Yorke scores an eerie soundtrack to the reboot of Dario Argento's supernatural horror classic, 'Suspiria'!
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    Expected 26 OctPreorder
  • 2×CD£9.99
    Expected 26 OctPreorder
Kode9 & BurialFABRICLIVE 100 Kode9 & BurialFabric
**Vinyl format shipping for 2nd November release date!** "For the 100th and final instalment of the iconic FABRICLIVE mix CD series, in its current form,...
Sam WilkesWILKESLeaving Records
Debut LP from experimental bassist and producer Sam Wilkes. Mentored by Patrice Rushen, he delivers a contemporary fusion album collaborating with members...
Auntie FloRadio HighlifeBrownswood Recordings
Auntie Flo joins the Brownswood camp with his third album. An eccentric amalgam of afro-house music steeped in the highlife tradition and features Andrew...

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Black MoonWho Got Da PropsWreck Records
CLASSIC Ronnie Laws sampling NYC hip hop joint, reissued on a 45 for the first time - essential!
Dur Dur Of SomaliaVolume 1 & Volume 2Analog Africa
Reissue of the band’s first two albums - the first installment in a three-part series dedicated to Dur-Dur Band - represents the first fruit of Analog...
PagesHearthaches & PainSuncut
Suncut are back with a stunning double header from an obscure US outfit, Pages - a one-off, unique production masterminded by none other than Detroit jazz...
FatimaAnd Yet It's All LoveEglo
Fatima returns with 'And Yet It's All Love' following up on 2014's excellent 'Yellow Memories' LP! Beautiful contemporary soul music with production appearances...
1000 KingsRaw CauseJazz re:freshed
London jazz institution, Jazz re:freshed have a proven track record for making and developing young jazz talent in London. This time up they present the...
QThe Voice Of QIsle Of Jura
Sought-after, leftfield electro disco gem originally released in 1982 finally gets an official reissue after years of being bootlegged! Killer tune that...
Andrew WeatherallBlue Bullet EPByrd Out
Death disco and dark dub vibes from the one and only Andrew Weatherall - in full on Jah Wobble / PIL mode and back in collusion with Sabrette studio partner,...
Elder Jeffrey Roberson And The New Life SingersOld Time WayHigh Jazz Records
High Jazz reissue this superb gospel / modern soul / boogie LP written, composed and produced by Jeffrey Roberson, first released in 1982 on Black Diamond...
Nat BirchallTunji / Mode for TraneJazz45
Nat Birchall follows up on his killer reggae roots album "Sounds Almighty" and returns with a couple of sides of blissful cosmic & spiritual jazz. Recommended!!!!
Joe Armon-JonesStarting TodayBrownswood Recordings
This debut album, by prodigious keys player, composer and producer Joe Armon-Jones, is buoyant, celebratory and welcoming. With a background in jazz, he...
Ralph ThomasEastern Standard TimeBBE
Following hard on the heels of BBE delving into the archives of Detroit’s Strata Records and the in-demand exploration of J-Jazz, comes another crate...
Binker and Moses feat. Evan Parker & Yussef DayesAlive In The East?Gearbox Records
Their third album in as many years, Binker Golding and Moses Boyd are trailblazers in arguably the most exciting jazz explosion London has ever witnessed....
City People / 20 BelowIt's All In The GrooveMCDE
Motor City Drum Ensemble does the right thing and reissues this hugely sought after UK house gem from the mid-90s. We are very excited about this release! 
  • 1. City People – It's All In The Groove
  • 1. 20 Below – A Lil' Tribute To The Moody Black Keys
  • 2. 20 Below – Jus' Nite Groovin'
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Weldon IrvineThe SistersNature Sounds
Keyboardist and composer Weldon Irvine is among the most celebrated jazz-funk artists of all time. Throughout the 1970s, Irvine released a series of seminal...
Omar SOne Of A KindFXHE
Omar S is back with one of his strongest releases in a while! Killer NJ style grooves on 'Less Pain' backed with the deep, old school touches on the flipside!...
Tony Allen & Jeff MillsTomorrow Comes The HarvestBlue Note
Detroit techno pioneer, Jeff Mills in collusion with the legendary Afro-beat drummer, Tony Allen - on Blue Note!
Michal Turtle feat. HoveMiddle Of The Road Less TravelledLight Of Other Days
New material from Michal Turtle! First released since the amazing reissues put out by Music From Memory. The three tracks on this EP were written and produced...
David AxelrodSong Of InnocenceNow-Again Records
50 year anniversary reissue of the second, incredible album by visionary producer, David Axelrod! 'Song Of Innocence' fuses elements of rock, classical,...
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Madlib & Freddie Gibbs Thuggin'Madlib Invasion
Heavyweight hip hop collaboration between rapper Freddie Gibbs and prolific producer Madlib! Freddie Gibbs' rough raps land on top of Madlib's smodering...
Marta AcunaDance Dance DanceP&P Records
Another classic 12" disco reissue from P&P Records....Killer tune, originally released in 1977.
J DillaRuff Draft: Dilla's MixPay Jay Productions
The producer’s own mixes - recently rediscovered - of his seminal EP, expanded with bonus tracks!
J DillaRuff Draft: Dilla's Mix (The Instrumentals)Pay Jay Productions
Instrumental versions of the producer’s own mixes - recently rediscovered - of his seminal EP, 'Ruff Draft'!
Jesse GouldOut Of WorkP&P Records
Killer disco 12" getting a long overdue repress! Check it...
Adrian YoungeMusic Track From The Picture Black DynamiteLinear Labs
Multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge makes his debut on Wax Poetics Records with his original score to the Michael Jai White comedy Black Dynamite....
KhalabBlack Noise 2084On The Corner Records
Serious Afro-electronics from the excellent Khalab, - bass, jazz and field recordings on this twisted and heady album debut for On The Corner! Heavyweight!Features...
  • 1. Father and Grandpa feat. Gabin Dabire
  • 2. Black Noise feat. Tenesha The Wordsmith
  • 3. Dense feat. Shabaka Hutchings and Tommaso Cappellato
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Siassia & TokobinaSiassia & Tokobina EPNouvelle Ambiance
A new label from Hugo Mendez, co-founder of Sofrito! A series dedicated to cross-cultural experimentation, kicking off with this exhilarating dive...
GG AllinAlways Was, Is And Always Shall BeOrange
Reissue of this classic, brutal, sought-after debut from punk rock's most enfant terrible, GG Allin! 
Kaidi TathamIt's A World Before YouFirst Word Records
First Word Records continue their rich vein of form with a brand new album from Kaidi Tatham. Following on from two EPs released on First Word last year...
We Out HereVarious ArtistsBrownswood Recordings
Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings releases an album of exclusives that focuses on London’s bright-burning young jazz scene, this compilation brings...
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Gaussian CurveCloudsMusic From Memory
Music From Memory's fourth release sees the Amsterdam based label taking an exciting sidestep with the release of “Clouds” - a contemporary...
Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992Various ArtistsMusic From Memory
Music From Memory take us on a trip to the heart of the Amazon rainforest. This double LP explores the outer reaches of Brazilian music, where...
Project KarnakEquinox EPNone More Records
Another killer jazz record coming straight outta S.London! Project Karnak is the production duo brainchild of keyboardist Dominic Canning and drummer...
David Sylvian & Holger CzukayPlight & Premonition Flux & MutabilityGroenland Records
David Sylvian and Holger Czukay’s collaborative ambient albums 'Plight & Premonition and Flux & Mutability' from 1988 and 1989 respectively, are finally...
Rhythm & SoundAground / AerialRhythm & Sound
Sparse dub techno experiments from Basic Channel offshoot, Rhythm & Sound. Classic release from 2002 reissued.
Binker and MosesJourney To The Mountain Of ForeverGearbox Records
Figureheads of the exciting new jazz scene, Binker and Moses (alongside the likes of Ruby Rushton and Yussef Kamall) release their second, highly...
TenderloniousThe Shakedown feat. The 22archestra22a
Long awaited debut LP from Tenderlonious featuring the 22archestra! Listeners are exposed to the full breadth of the 22a leaders technical and compositional...
Comfy BellaKonkahsReleased
Big KDJ / beatdown style house belters that have been getting major support from Motor City Drum Ensemble, Bradley Zero and Glenn Astro to name a few....
Ishio DaiCoco Dub / BSEffective96
A brace of strong bass excursions from the the huge talent they call, Ishio Dai! Jamming on the 808, 'Coco Dub' & 'BS' bounce around some proper system-testing...
Michel SardabyGailWorld Seven
Oh my god it's a killer! Unbelieveably rare KILLER deep groovy jazz including the VERY SOUGHT after jazz dance classic cut 'Welcome New Warmth' (which...
Sun RaDisco 3000Art Yard
Legendary session recorded in Milan in 1978, this quartet recording gives John Gilmore, Michael Ray and Luqman Ali the space to improvise and solo more...

New Arrival DVDs

Boyz N The Hood DVDStarring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Laurence Fishburne.Sony Pictures
John Singleton directs this crime drama starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Laurence Fishburne. Tre (Gooding Jr.), a young African-American, is sent to live...
Straight Outta ComptonStarring:Corey Hawkins, Jason MitchellUniversal
In the mid 1980's, NWA emerged from the streets of Compton, California, revolutionizing Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Cotton Comes to Harlem DVD (1970)Starring Godfrey CambridgeKino Lorber
When his truck is hijacked and a bale of cotton stuffed with money is lost in the chase, Harlem is turned upside down by Gravedigger and Coffin Ed, the...
House Party DVD (1990)Starring Kid 'N' Play and Full ForceNew Line Cinema
This teen comedy stars rappers Kid' n ' Play as two teens ready to jam at a friends house party, until Kid gets grounded. George Clinton makes a cameo...
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song DVD (1971)A Film by Melvin Van PeeblesXenon Pictures
NB: Region 1 (USA) NTSC Only - You need to play this on your computer or have a region-free dvd player

New arrival secondhand books

African All Stars: The Pop Music Of A Continentby Chris Stapleton & Chris MayPaladin
Out of print p/b UK copy in good conditionFrom Afrobeat to Highlife, Juju, Township Jazz, Zouk - it's all here.
  • Original Book (300g)£15.00
    Out of print p/b UK copy in good condition
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Namba RoyNo Black Sparrows
'A vivid portrait of Jamaica in the 1930s" Excellent social realist novel. Written by Jamaican Namba Roy in the 1950s in Britain. He died in 1961 and...
  • Original Book (200g)£18.00
    Secondhand paperback copy, creasing to front cover, clean inside
    In stockAdd to Bag
Rap Attack 3African Rap To Global Hip Hop by David ToopSerpent's Tail
  • Original Book (500g)£20.00
    s/hand paperback ex-library with stamps in plastic cover in good condition
    In stockAdd to Bag
The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
First edition paperback original book - rare and essential!Secondhand paperback in good condition, bit of creasing to front cover
  • Original Book (400g)£30.00
    Secondhand paperback in good condition, bit of creasing to front cover
    In stockAdd to Bag
Rap Attack 2African Rap To Global Hip Hop by David ToopSerpent's Tail (1991)
The roots of rap music are traced from video arcades to bebop, and crucial influences such as prison and army songs, West African chants and tap dancing...
  • Original Book (500g)£20.00
    s/hand out-of-print paperback book in good condition
    In stockAdd to Bag
JazzEdited by Nat Hentoff and Albert McCarthyQuartet Books (1977)
Essays on jazz. Secondhand out of print book in good condition
  • Original Book (350g)£10.00
    Secondhand out of print book in good condition
    In stockAdd to Bag
Rastaman: Rastafarian Movement in EnglandErnest CashmoreCounterpoint
Original secondhand book in good condition.
Aretha Franklin - Lady SoulBy Leslie CourseFranklin Watts
Out of print secondhand USA paperback ex-library with stamps and sticker on front
  • Original Book (300g)£20.00
    Out of print secondhand USA paperback ex-library with stamps and sticker on front
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The Stevie Wonder Scrapbookby James Haskins with Kathleen BensonCassell
Great 1979 book about Stevie Wonder's life with loads (100s) of stunning black and white photos and text. Great! Out of print secondhand p/b in good condition,...
  • Original Book (600g)£12.00
    Out of print secondhand p/b in good condition, handwritten dedication inside
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