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    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...
    Jazzman continue their spiritual jazz series, turning to the legendary Blue Note archives. Featuring tracks from Bobby Hutcherson, Booker Ervin, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Duke Pearson, Joe Henderson and many more. Highly recommended!
    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 Daft Punk, Snoop Dogg, Method Man & Redman, Jamie xx and more! Featuring music by greats such as Incredible Bongo Band, Cymande, Jimmy Spicer, Skull Snaps and loads more!
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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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    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!
    Second volume of tracks taken from the 'Alternative Funk' collection originally released on cult French DIY label, Vox Man in the mid 80s. This compilation presents some brilliant obscurities from the minimal / coldwave and post-punk scene of that time. Essential release.
    **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...
    Floating Points’ personal collection of global soul, ambient, jazz and folk treasures form the latest in the revered Late Night Tales series.
    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...
    Nightmares on Wax curates the 20th anniversary release on the famed 'Back To Mine' series. Featuring tunes from the likes of Fat Freddy's Drop, Children Of Zeus, NOW himself and loads more. Breezy, beatdown vibes!
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    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 third volume of Studio Mule excellent 'Midnight In Tokyo' series focuses on obscure soul, disco, and new wave gems from Japan. Highly recommended!
    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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    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!
    Platform 23 focuses in on the mysterious world of 1980s DIY cassette culture. This collection picks from the various instalments of 'Alternative Funk' that cult, French label Vox Man released in the mid 80s, presenting some brilliant obscurities from the minimal / coldwave and post-punk scene of that time. Superb!
    "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 latest outing for Brownswood Bubblers follows in typically eclectic fashion, Gilles Peterson shocases a treasure trove of fresh talent whose music spans boogie-dripped soul, UK hip-hop and Afrobeat - features music from the likes of Emma-Jean Thackray, Yazmin Lacey, Wu-Lu and more!
    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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    Fresh from bringing us two incredible volumes of ‘A Journey into Deep Jazz’ and providing an introduction to Black Saint & Soul Note Records on BBE, IF Music’s Jean-Claude joins forces with Victor Kiswell for new compilation, ‘World Jazz Grooves’. Killer collection of obscure and wonderful jazz finds, from far flung corners of the globe. Featuring...
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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.
    Salsoul Records are proud to present another crate digging anthology of jams that have been lovingly reworked, this time by mighty French mixer, The Reflex! Includes re-works of classics from Loleatta Holloway, Skyy, Rafael Cameron and Candido.
    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...
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    Ace library music compilation! Including compositions by Brainticket founder Joel Vandroogenbroeck, KPM Allstars John Cameron and Keith Mansfield, Montenegrin-born composer Janko Nilović, and the Italian film composer Stefano Torossi amongst others!
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    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.
    Expansion continue with their 'Soul Togetherness' and compile their favourite contemporary soul release from 2018! Feat. new music from the likes of DJ Spen, Cornel CC Cater, Jaki Graham, Change and more!
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    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...
    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!
    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...
    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...
    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, haunting melodies, and relentless rhythms of Sudan's brightest years, fully restored, remastered and packaged luxuriously in a triple LP gatefold and double CD bookcase to match the regal repute...
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    Charly offer up another selection of essential northern cuts from the Wigan Casino heyday. Features a host of legendary artists including The Ringleaders, The Jerms, Ohio Players, Blanch Carter, The Inspirations, The Young Savages, Little Richie, Maurice Williams, Ron Holden, The Combinations, The C.O.D.’s and more.
    The Jamaican reggae producer Harry J recorded some of his most successful artists during the late 60's/early 70's. This compilation album puts down the focus on the classics from his first years in music business. Limited edition, 180g, coloured vinyl.
    Red Red Wine is a compilation album compiled by the Jamaican producer Brother Dan, better known by his stage name Dandy. The album consists of some of his most popular productions.180 gram audiophile vinylMono recordingsLimited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on solid orange colored vinyl
    The Jamaican reggae record producer Harry Zephaniah Johnson, better known under his stage-name Harry J, started working as a producer at the end of the 60s. He combined some of his recordings on the 1970 album What Am I To Do? 180 gram audiophile vinylMono recordingLimited edition of 750 copies on orange coloured vinyl
    Expansion focus on Roy Ayers' legendary Uno Melodic label, picking key tracks from the likes of Eighties Ladies, Ethel Beatty, Bobbi Humphrey, Sylvia Striplin and more!