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    A superb collection of 90s house and US garage productions from New Jersey, Chicago, New York and London! Featuring tunes from the likes of Mentalinstrum/Smack Productions, Satoshi Tomiie, Martha Wash, Joi Cardwell, Kings Of Tomorrow, Marshall Jefferson and more!
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      A1. Elé Ferrer - I'll Make U Happy Baby (X-Tended Club Mix)
      A2. N-Joi – Anthem (Kerri Chandler Distant Run Mix)
      A3. Slam Mode - 100% Power
      B1. United Future Organization - Flying Saucer (Kings of Tomorrow Remix)
      B2. Mama's Children feat. Lee Truesdale – Let Us All Be Friends (Colonel Abrams Original Mix)
      B3. Abacus - Moonbeamz
      C1. Alexis P Suter - All Night Long
      C2. Mental Instrum - Music On My Mind (Smack Productions Mix)
      C3. Fini Dolo – Blow (Restless
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    Tramp Records land with the tenth volume of their excellent 'Movements' series, covering a wide spectrum of genres: early Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Jazz, Latin-Soul, heavy James Brown-style Funk, and mid-70s pre-Disco. Features tracks from Frankie Greer Quartette, Phylis Hendricks, Herb Crawford Jazz Ensemble, The New Philadelphians and more.
    Timmion Records collect some of their favourite 45 they've released on the label with the fifth volume of their boxset series. Features gems from Carlton Jumel-Smith, Pratt & Moody, The Soul Investigators, Diamond Milk and more!
    The 'Message In Our Music' series continues with a second, crucial voume, focusing on the rare modern soul sound with a killer pick - by French disco selector, Waxist - showcasing some impossibly hard to find, independent and private press titles from the mid-70s to the mid-80s.
    A 14 track snapshot of the experimental Soul and Jazz scene burgeoning in Australia today. The were captured in one take, bottling the raw energy and virtuosity of Melbourne's most accomplished, established and emerging players. There's an antipodean take on P-Funk from Laneous, characteristically enigmatic vocals from soul singer Allysha Joy and a...
    Al Kent, disco aficionado and founder of the Million Dollar Orchestra, returns to BBE with the sixth volume of his famed 'Disco Demands' compilation series. Rare, previously unreleased disco and dance-floor soul, with special disco-adjustments for this album by Al Kent himself!
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    Trüby Trio founder, Rainer Trueby presents 'Soulgliding' and compiles the smoother side of 2-step soul, boogie, modern soul and jazz. This collection spans several decades and features evocative classic from the likes of Ray & James, Patrice Rushen, Fifth Of Heaven, Cloud One and more!
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    Bongo Joe focus on the golden age of these island’s sounds. 16 tracks selected for the dancefloors! The two Portuguese-speaking African islands of Sao Tomé and Principe, located in the Gulf of Guinea, created an unique music called Puxa - a refined mixture of various musical components from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. A blend of Semba, Merengue,...
    Bongo Joe continue their focus on music from the Sega islands, with part two in their compilation series. Killer selection of pearls from the golden age of music from Mauritius, Seychelles and Reunion Island.
    Following on from "Modern Jazz Dance Classics Volume One", legendary DJ and Perpignan party purveyor Jeff The Fish launches his new compilation! Selected carefully from all around the world, the tracks chosen here are mainly contemporary artists on a Latin tip. So, give the familiar classics a break and bring on the sunshine with these brand new flavours...
    Born Bad Records release another volume dedicated to the great French singer and songwriter Pierre Vassiliu. The 12 tracks of quirky, beautifully arranged rock, pop and chansons, with hints of soul, funk, exotica and World music were recorded between 1968-2003.
    Gilles Peterson focuses his attention in on highly revered German jazz label, MPS. Established in the late 60s, MPS encompassed a large, totally distinct repertoire that had never been released anywhere else; having the likes of such giants in the US / Canadian jazz sphere - George Duke, Oscar Peterson, Kenny Clarke - on the label alongside some...
    The complete works, including newly discovered recordings, by South Carolinian funk/soul bandleader James Reese, producer as ambitious as he was talented.Sourced from rare 45s and multi-track master tapes, 'Wait For Me: The Complete Works 1967-1972' presents both issued and recently-rediscovered songs in the full-length format, in a cohesive set that...
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    Vampi Soul focus on a small musical scene that emerged in the early 80s in Montevideo, Uruguay. A very unique sound was developed within the narrow boundaries of the capital by just a small group of very talented artists; singer-songwriting, jazz fusion and experimental music converged, resulting in ethereal vocal arrangements with traditional acoustic...
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    16 northern soul anthems and rarities from Detroit! A selection of essential cuts from the Dynamo label!
    The latest volumes in this much-loved, highly-acclaimed series from Honest Jon's, presenting the music of the Windrush milieu: the post-war, London recordings of West Indians and West Africans, in the first wave of modern migration to Britain.
    Still deeper forays into the musical landscape of the Windrush generation; a dazzling range of calypso, mento, joropo, steelband, palm-wine and r’n'b. Expert revivals of stringband music, from way back, alongside proto-Afro-funk.An uproarious selection of songs about the H-Bomb and modern phones, prostitution and Haile Selassie, mid-life crisis and...
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    In this volume devoted to his post-war London recordings, Lord Kitchener plays his many roles with signature aplomb and poised subtlety; first there is the hooligan chantwell, up for anything in the hurly-burly of carnival proper; then the casual reporter, firing off postcards to Trinidad about taxis, flashy booze, fast women and football in Manchester,...
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    Top selector and SOTU favourite Sassy J curates her faultless 'Patchwork' compilation for Rush Hour, featuring exclusives from the likes of Ron Trent under his Warm guise; Mark Mac as Nu-Era; Dego producing under 2000Black; one from the excellent Aardvarck plus Alex Attias & Sassy J together as OJA and loads more KILLER tracks!
    Expansion's annual 'Luxury Soul' series continues! As ever, the pick of the previous year’s big tunes are presented on this 34-track collection, with contributions from Cornell CC Carter – ‘I See Love (MetLife Remix)’, Brian Power ft Hil St Soul – ‘Take Me Away’, Zo! Ft Carmen Rogers and Eric Roberson ‘Love Up’, SouLutions ‘Who’s...
    This compilation seeks to looks beyond Afrobeat, funk and disco, exploring some of the gaps in between, and a good few areas well outside of these established genres, often involving lesser known names. Features music by Francis Bebey, Chakachas, Myriam Makeba and more.
    First anthology dedicated to one of the most important figures in Guadeloupean music! Erick Cosaque is a singer-percussionist and leading figure of Gwo Ka, the traditional Guadeloupean music with a social and cultural dimension. Long awaited release for diggers, collectors and DJ's alike.
    Label head, Joey Negro, picks the best of the year from his Z Records catalogue! Features reworks of classics from the likes of Double Exposure, Tamiko Jones, D.C. LaRue, Bobby D’Ambrosio and more!
    The 10th edition of Jazzman's lauded 'Spiritual Jazz' series takes a closer look at the legendary label Prestige. The compilation highlights the best esoteric, modal and deep jazz gems from Prestige Records, 1961 to 1973. Features Afro-Eastern visions from Yusef Lateef and Ahmed Abdul-Malik, deep modal excursions from Mal Waldron and Walt Dickerson,...
    Master digger, Charles Maurice compiles thirteen more forgotten gems, all produced in France; sung in French; or by French artists between 1977 and 1991. With most of these titles now very hard to find in their original issue and unknown by many, this compilation is a must have for any disco / boogie / funk head!
    This compilation focuses on some of the best label output featuring tracks and remixes from Ego Ella May, Jimetta Rose, Flowdan, Werkha, Jam City and many more!
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    Kamaal Williams curates the hallowed DJ-Kicks mix series featuring four of his own brand new and exclusive tracks and hints at the wide world of influences that have made him one of the most prominent artists of the last few years. Inc. music from the likes if Seiji, Steve Spacek, Lone, Tenderlonious, Dego, K15 and more!Vinyl tracklisting:A1. Budgie...
    P&P DiscoVarious ArtistsDemon Records
    12 track compilation featuring some of the greatest NYC disco tunes. Featuring stone cold classics from the likes of Mary Clarke, Clyde Alexander & Sanction, Cloud One, Queen Yahna, Ahzz and more!
    Athens Of The North have put together the first ever compilation, 'Disco with a Feeling' compiled by long time label affiliate and disco aficionado David Haffner. This whole set is straight-up dancefloor fire, featuring 70s soul / modern soul 45s that fit into the disco sound - utterly magical! Features the huge party essentials such as Bileo's 'You...
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    Coalmine drop a revamped version of their classic compilation, 'Remineded.' This upgraded take on the collection (first released in 2015) comes with two new and exclusive remixes. Features music from Heltah Skeltah, Blu, Guilty Simpson, Sean Price and remixes from the likes of Large Professor, Oh No and more!
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    Keep the faith! 16 northern soul floor-fillers, popular at the time, and ever since!
    Expansion's superb 'Soul Togetherness' series continues with this compilation of 15 gemschosen here from uplifting new soul, shuffling boogie beats, rare groove/80s revival sounds, Brit soul, and RnB played at cult, modern soul events.
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    Tramp Records return with the second volume of their 'Can You Feel It?' series; focusing on the world of obscure and super-rare modern soul, disco and boogie from the mid 70s to mid 80s. Another strong collection of highly underrated music!
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    The third instalment of the Future Bubblers compilation! The programme, started by Brownswood founder, Gilles Peterson, has garnered a reputation of being at the forefront of cutting-edge music, having previously released tunes by artists such as Yazmin Lacey & Skinny Pelembe. This third volume continues the tradition of wonky soulful, electronic rhythms...
    Cult, UK jazz dance hero Paul Murphy teams up with BBE to deliver his first compilation on the label: a blazing selection of up-tempo, dancefloor-friendly jazz tunes on ‘The Jazz Room’. Features essential and less obvious music from the likes of Art Pepper, Art Ensemble of Chicago and more!
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    Amazing compilation of jazz classics from the 'Queens Of Jazz' featuring some killers from true jazz royalty such as Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and many more!
    Reissue of this compilation 'The Signal To Noise Set' originally issued as a small run in 1984 on London’s short-lived Only A Revolution label. It showcased the Australian variant of minimal wave and synth-pop. The eleven exclusives featured on the compilation are all prime examples of Australia’s synth band underground, and although each group...
    The one and only DJ Harvey selects key tracks for his 'Mercury Rising' sets and cult Ibiza club, Pikes. Features tracks from the likes of Nu Guinea, Mildlife, Marta Acuna, Mandy Smith (!) and more!
    A compilation of nine, female Georgian artists, showcasing works by students at the CES (Creative Education Studio), where artist Natalie Beridze teaches song-writing and music production. Natalie Beridze is an international well-established artist with releases on Max Ernst, Laboratory Instinct, and Monika Enterprise, through live performances, theatre...
    The Time For Peace Is Now compiles fourteen songs that are a subset of 1970s-era gospel, not directly talking about Jesus or God, but instead tackling how we live with ourselves and each other. These are undeniably soulful, passionate, and urgent songs from obscure 45s, dug up from a long dormancy in attics, sheds and rated across the American south...
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    A definitive selection of music from legendary label Mainstream recorded between 1970 and 1973; showcasing the label's superb blend of funk, soul and jazz. Another essential release via Wewantsounds!
    Strut continues its essential compilation series of Indian Ocean sounds with ‘Alefa Madagascar’, the first compilation to document the unique culture of salegy, soukous and soul music on the island during the ‘70s and ‘80s.
    Compiled by South African DJ and producer Esa Williams, 'Music To The People', compiling an exemplary selection of South African kwaito house to Brazilian zouk and Tanzanian fusion, its 10-tracks include songs by Penny Penny, Mim Suleiman, Alaska and Esa himself.
    Over the course of 13 tunes, tenacious collector / digger, Ilan Pdahtzur escorts us on a vibrant sprint through rare Italo-disco, steamy South African synth-boogie, fizzing American freestyle, oddball Austrian electrofunk and so much more. Essential compilation via Spacetalk!
    Africa Seven focus in on the music of female artists from Africa. Featuring essential cuts by the likes of Oby Onyioha, Christy Essien, Diane Solo, Miriam Makeba and more!
    ‘Disco Not Disco’ was a perfectly timed compilation back in 2000. Released when interest in the myths, history and playlists of original New York clubs like Paradise Garage and The Loft was at its peak, the album drew on the outer limits of leftfield disco championed by Levan and Mancuso, bringing together unlikely dancefloor anthems by rock acts...
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    Classic soul anthems from the likes of Aretha Franklin, The Supremes, Gwen McCrae, Neneh Cherry and more!
    Celebrate the decade that defined the sound of mod with an exclusive all-star line-up feat. James Brown, Desmond Dekker, Little Eva, Mel Torme, Booker T & The M.G.’S, Chris Farlowe and more!
    If Music's Jean-Claude delves further into his collection to present the third volume of his "You Need This: A Journey Into Deep Jazz" series. Killer selection of deep jazz sounds from all over the globe, including tracks from Gabor Szabo, India's Jazz Yatra Sextett, Czech band Jazz Celula and many more.