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    The second essential instalment of Music From Memory’s Brazilian, 'Outro Tempo' series! This volume focuses upon on a new wave of experimental pop and avant garde music scenes that emerged in Brazil in the late 1980s and 1990s.
    A superb compilation featuring musical innovation in the field of Irish music, including rare Irish jazz, fusion and folk outliers from the 1970s and early 1980s from musicians relatively unknown outside of Ireland. One for the collectors, ‘Buntús Rince’ lifts the lid on a vastly under-appreciated period of Irish music history!
    Detroit Love present the second release on their eponymous imprint – a collaborative venture from Planet E and !K7 which aims to capture the essence of Carl Craig’s beloved event series. The second entry comes from none other than Carl Craig himself. Across a hazy, funk-driven voyage, he delves into the spirit of his hometown, championing the past...
    Another fantastic selection via Anthology - 'Sad About The Times' explores the more psychedelic realms of 70s AOR, FM Folk, Soft Rock, West Coast Jangle, Power Pop and Late Night Coke Jams!
    A northern soul playlist spanning the decades and as relevant today as when some of these discs were first spun at the height of the scene in the mid Seventies. This compilation also showcases some tracks that remained unreleased at the time.
    Electronic Body Music, the sort of dark, proto-techno, industrial music pioneered by the likes of Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire and Deutsch Amerikanische Freudschaft - all of which are included on 'Dancing In Darkness: EBM, Black Synth & Dark Beats From The 80s'. A comprehensive insight into the the darker, electronic sounds of the '80s.
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    A superb compilation of exceptional experimental Molam from Thailand by producer Soonthorn Chairatanachot, previously only released as a short run of 45’s on his private label Khaen Sang, and featuring only members of his family. The Khaen Sang label released no more than seven 45's, of which the best tunes are compiled on this release.
    'Suphanburi Soul' is the long awaited compilation of the magnificent works of Kwanjit Sriprajan - The First Lady Of Lae Music. Lae is traditionally played during religious ceremonies in temples across Thailand, and Kwanjit Sriprajan 70's recordings of the genre are the funkiest sounds around. This compilation features a selection of her work previously...
    Superb compilation in Charly's superb 'Club Soul' series featuring some of the best titles in the modern and crossover soul scenes. Essential tunes from the likes of Brief Encounter, Johnny Adams, The Winstons and more!
    This anthology aspires to map the heterogenous landscape of Greek Experimental Electronic Music in all its contextual, sociopolitical, geographical and aesthetic disparity. With a single exception, it zeroes in on post-80s music. It comprises works of very different kindsby composers of all sorts of backgrounds that, still, can be thought of, as both...
    Zamaan Ya SukkarExotic Love Songs And Instrumentals From The Egyptian 60’sRadio Martiko
    Compilation (LP+DL). Zamaan Ya Sukkar is a rich musical portrait from the time when Cairo was the vibrant cultural heart of the Middle East and the grandeur of the leading orchestras was incomparable. Unearthed latin and jazz-tinged tracks will let your mind drift off to the glamorous nightlife of 60's Cairo. Meet some forgotten souls of the Egyptian...
    Acid Jazz founder Eddie Piller with actor and soul music enthusiast, Martin Freeman presents 'Soul On The Corner'. Together, they pick an exemplary selection of soul cuts from the likes of Arnold Blair, Bobby Womack, Barbara Acklin, Donny Hathaway, Curtis Mayfield and more!
    By popular demand, Cherry Red's 'Close To The Noise Floor' series continues feat. 32 highlights from the DIY / post punk and electronic scenes in the UK, Europe and North America.
    Floating Points’ personal collection of global soul, ambient, jazz and folk treasures form the latest in the revered Late Night Tales series.
    The third volume of Vampi Soul's 'Cumbia Beat' series includes again tracks by the some of the most important bands of the golden age of Peruvian cumbia: Los Diablos Rojos, Los Beta 5, Los Girasoles, Los Ecos, Los Demonios del Mantaro, Los Sander's de Ñaña and more!
    Strut present the first new volume in their pioneering ‘Nigeria 70’ series, bringing together rare highlife, Afro-funk and juju from the ‘70s and early ‘80s. Compiled by collector and DJ Duncan Brooker, this new selection of tracks returns to a fertile heyday in Nigerian music when established styles like highlife and juju became infused with...
    More Psychedelic-Country-Garage-Soul oddities from the 60s and 70s. The tunes on this album are as good as those by famous artists like Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Tom Jones, or Jack Hammer - cocked and loaded full of obscure gems!
    Parisian DJ, Saint-James focuses in on the sound of London's Britfunk / jazz-funk scene from the late 70s and early 80s, selecting some obscure and sought-after tunes from the likes of Yeow Band, Stikki Stuff, Cruzial and more!
    Boston‐based music journalists/historians Noah Schaffer and Uchenna Ikonne have teamed up with Cultures of Soul to compile an overview of some of the most crucial cuts to emerge from Boston during the height of the reggae boom in the 1980s. Formatted on CD or 2LP set both configurations come with a 28‐page book documenting the rich history...
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    'Escape From Synth City', is a hero’s quest worth of staccato synths, crack house Casios, off-brand drum machines, minimal Morricone, four-track fantasia, and a variety of other speculations on what the 1980s thought the future would sound like. Packaged in a 12”x12” Nintendo Entertainment System-styled jacket, replete with game sticker, die-cut...
    Superb primer into the the fascinating world of primal electronics, early noise experiments and sound design, industrial, avant-garde and tape-music. Focuses on music from the early 1920s to the early 1960s, this selection includes artists of very different nationalities such as Egypt, USA, Hungary, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, France and the USSR.
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    A collection of original tracks as sampled by the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Dr Dre, Massive Attack and more! Featuring music by greats such as Etta James, Marva Whitney, Charles Aznavour, Johnny Mathis and loads more!
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    Whether it's Moroder-oriented proto synth-wave, groovy space-disco or acid afro funk, volume 1 of the Cosmic Discotheque series is all about rediscovering forgotten treasures while setting your dancefloor on fire!
    Amazing collection of African music sourced and recorded by Francis Ayamga, King Ayisoba's drummer. This compilation features styles from gospel, kologo, rap, bass and highlife. Highly recommended!
    Big boogie funk tuneOriginal = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
    **Limited to 300 copies only!** A brilliantly curated selection of tracks from the SA underground in the decade recorded between the early 70s to the early 80s! Expect a wild combination of Sax Jive, Zulu Soul, Xhosa, Zulu Disco, Kwela, Bump Jive, and Sotho Soul from the likes of Soweto Boys, Golden City Sisters and loads more. Essential!
    Fifth release in Africa Seven's premiere compilation series, 'Africa Airways'. Brace yourselves for ten slices of Afro-boogie goodness, featuring big hitters and sought-after gems from the likes of Charly Kingson, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Tala AM and more!
    A hit-filled 2xCD compilation of music by the iconic Gladys Knight & The Pips, whose international appeal spanned over three decades from the mid-60s to the mid-80s. A collection of recordings by the legendary family group (Gladys, brother Merald ‘Bubba’ Knight and cousins William Guest and Edward Patten) focuses on a particularly successful period...
    Dekmantel focus in on cult Dutch techno label, Djax-Up-Beats which was responsible for releasing some trans-atlantic classics (particularly from Chicago) as well as gems from the local scene in the Netherlands. Features essentials from the likes of Glenn Underground, Felix Da Housecat, K-Alexi, Terrace and more. Plus sleeve art from the great Alan...
    Modern Jazz Dance Classics compiled by the one and only Jeff The Fish, of the legendary Fish parties in France! For some time now in the continual hunt for new DJ material to play on the Jazz scene throughout Europe, Jeff kept coming across great tracks by current artists that are often only available on digital or cd format. This double album now makes...
    After scouring the greasy basement dives of the netherworld, Jazzman finally managed to locate the manic mastermind responsible for the original six volumes of deviant, demented & depraved sleazeball bump and grind! And so, dragged under the strippers' spotlight for the first time in 60 years, long-forgotten never-knowns by Alonzo & the Boppers and...
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    The annual round up of what Rough Trade loved from 2018. Featuring tracks from the likes of Sudan Archives, Smerz, Nubya Garcia, Tirzah and loads more!
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    Compiles 25 of the finest northern soul tracks ever cut to wax. Featuring Gloria Jones, the Isley Brothers, Marlena Shaw, Marvin Gaye, the Dells and many other greats.
    Some of the best collection of hits from Prelude! Essential volume 3 packed to the brim full of disco - a warehouse find so not one to overlook!
    Amazing collection of French jazz from the 70s on Born Bad Records. features tracks from Brigitte Fontaine, François Tusques, Alfred Panou and many more. Recommended!
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    "Bitteschon, Philophon!" is a "best of" selection taken from the fifteen 7" releases by the Berlin-based label Philophon. Features Jimi Tenor, Alemayehu Eshete and Hailu Mergia as well as new discoveries such as Guy One, Alogte Oho and Y-Bayani. Recommended!
    The first of a series of classic albums from the legendary Trojan catalogue that will see issue throughout the year, the erroneously titled 'Duke Reid Rock's Steady' was originally released by Island Records to promote their new Trojan label, an imprint launched to specifically showcase the productions of legendary Treasure Isle Records boss, Arthur...
    Historic recordings carefully restored to their full original glory. Featuring pieces by Armstrong, Berger, Kleiber, Mascagni, Rosvaenge and others. 180g pressing mastered from original sources. Includes download card.
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    **3xLP compilation limited to 300 copies!** A KILLER compilation of tracks from The ON label which was active in South Africa between 1987-1992, an era following the end of the apartheid regime and defining the kwaito and bubblegum sound of Young Black South Africa in the early 90s.
    Strut present this killer compilation compiled by Optimo’s JD Twitch, ‘Kreaturen Der Nacht’, bringing together classics, rarities and oddities from Germany’s original post-punk and DIY scene!
    Jazzman revive their highly acclaimed 'A New Life' compilation with 'Vol. 2', assembling another ground-breaking collection of Brit jazz anomalies and outliers from the 1970s and 1980s. Francis Gooding and Duncan Brooker have dig deep into the archives on this one, featuring tracks from Billy Jenkins, Don Rendell, Gerry McClelland and Ronnie Scott's...
    Pussyfoot is back with one stonking big compilation album. ‘Space Is The Plaice’ is a 28-track aquatic space opera which fits neatly onto triple vinyl and a double CD with the extended digital version spanning a massive 35 tracks. The album melds together psychedelic prog-rock with space electro-eccentrics themes which cover the 3LP with its tongue...
    Joey Negro selects, edits and remixes some classic disco, funk and soul tunes for his peerless, 'Remixed with Love' series. Features gems from the likes of Patrice Rushen, Gwen McCrae, Mass Production, Deniece Williams and more!
    Born Bad Records present this killer fifteen track completion of deep biguines and Gwo Ka from the ‘60s French West Indies. Biguine is a rhythmic style of music that originated in Guadeloupe and Martinique in the 19th century, which fuses 19th-century French ballroom dance steps with African rhythms. Gwo Ka combines responsorial singing in Guadeloupean...
    Grosso! release a compilation of "classic latin tunes that became salsa hits"! The third volume in their cult 'Roots of Salsa' series.
    Sound Miracle Recordings presents a collection of thirteen heart-breaking, primitive flamenco tunes from the 1930s onwards...
    New killer DJ kicks from electronic duo Mount Kimbie - CD version includes all 23 tracks. Vinyl Tracklist: A1 Severed Heads - Lamborghini (Petrol 1982) A2: Marco Bernadi - The Light Beside The Hall B1: Object Blue - Even In You B2: NY. House'n Authority - APT. 28 C1: Computer Says No - Grab And Reform C2: Mout Kimbie - Southgate C3: Aleksi...
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    A selection of 10 rare disco tracks from Germany (plus one more tune from Austria)! All of them, originally released between 1980 and 1987. Check!
    BBE haul in Lumberjacks In Hell label boss, Marcel Vogel curate this ace label comp. featuring 'Lumberjacks In Hell' regulars Tom Noble, Seven Davis Jr, Funk Butcher and more!
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    You like library music & lush, orchestral funk? With some pastoral radiophonics on the side? A dash of late 70s jazz fusion & early 80s electronica? Tribal percussion and easy / sleazy vibes? Then check this selection of killer compositions culled from the archives of Syd Dale’s brilliant Amphonic & Soundstage library, Moodsetters presents a stellar...