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    Sought-after, early material released on ATA Records available once again on this wicked compilation. Features music from the likes of The Sorcerers, The Lamplighters and more!
    Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979'. Part 1 (of 2) focuses on this important decade of American music, featuring music from the likes of Wilson Pickett, Jackson 5, Gladys...
    Sixth release in Africa Seven's essential compilation series, 'Africa Airways'. High-flying, Afro-boogie goodness, featuring big hitters and sought-after gems from the likes of Akwassa, Airto Fogo, Eko and more!
    Stunning 13-track compilation of 70s music from Mauritius that evolved from the original sega genre - the music of the slaves as well as their descendants, sung to protest against injustices in Mauritian society.
    Superb collection of minimal synth, dark wave and EBM oddities compiled by Interstellar Funk! This 11-track compilation collects tracks made and released at different times over the last 40 years, with the earliest cut committed to tape in 1978 and the most recent in 2018. With music from the likes of cult 4AD band Clan Of Xymox, Liaisons Dangereuses,...
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    Light In The Attic dig deeper into the sounds of bubble-era Japan with their superb 'Pacific Breeze 2' compilation! From the proto-City Pop funk of Bread & Butter and Eiichi Ohtaki to the crate-digger favourites Eri Ohno and Piper, the latest entry in Light In The Attic’s Japan Archival Series brings another set of sought-after tunes, most of which...
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    Tramp Records continue their excellent 'Praise Poems' compilation series with another enlightening journey into soulful jazz, folk and funk from the 1970s underground.
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    Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979', an 18 track album that focuses on this important decade of American music. Features music from the likes of Wilson Pickett, Charles Earland,...
    Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979'. Part 2 (of 2) focuses on this important decade of American music, featuring music from the likes of Willie Hutch, Charles Earland, Edgar...
    Gilles Peterson presents a day of live sessions in London’s legendary Maida Vale Studios - studio MV4 to be exact. Several of the tracks are backed by the group of Brownswood signee, Joe Armon-Jones and also features music by Dylan Jones, James Mollison, Mutale Chashi, and Marijus Aleksa as well as guest turns from Fatima, Asheber, Nubya Garcia, Hak...
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    With the 11th edition of their exemplary 'Spiritual Jazz' series, Jazzman focus in on one of the most significant and prolific European jazz record labels, SteepleChase. From 1972, the Copenhagen-based imprint has recorded and released music from some of the greatest names in jazz, including Dexter Gordon, Andrew Hill, Jackie McLean, Horace Parlan,...
    The compilation sees classic tracks by the likes of Chip E, Quest, Braxton Holmes, Jungle Wonz and more get a serious Jamie 3:26 twist, with edits that not only capture the best of celebrated eras gone by, but point to the future too. Get ready for a unique and timeless journey into Chi-Town's famous house music scene, courtesy of one of the city's...
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    SUPERB lovers rock/disco compilation via Athens Of The North! Sought-after cover versions from the 80s of classics by the likes of Leon Ware, Mtume, Archie Bell, The Gap Band, Lowrell, Prince, Starvue, Bobby Caldwell and The Isley Brothers - all killer, no filler!
    This second edition of LillyGood Party! a BBE released compilation by highly respected Swiss DJ, Alex Attias. Taking its name from a party he runs in his native Lausanne, the selection reflects the music he plays at the club. Features gems from the likes of Elements Of Life, Yam Who, Glenn Underground and more!
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      • Stacy Kidd - How Bad I Want Ya (GU Peak True Time Mix)
      • Elements Of Life - Children Of The World (Ben Brophy Edit)
      • David Murray and The Gwo-Ka Masters - Gwotet (Alex Attias Edit)
      • Freedom Flight - Mausiki Scales (Alex Attias LillyGood Party Edit)
      • Universal Tongues - Open Up Your Mind (Honeycomb Vocal Mix)
      • MJ Lallo - Star Child Going Home
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    In the summer of 2018 Beachfreaks Records founder and celebrated crate digger Charles Bals threw open the doors of Club Meduse, an imaginary open-air venue on the Cote D'Azure where the obscure but inspired soundtrack is always humid, sun-kissed, synthesizer-heavy and proudly European. The resultant compilation was acclaimed by both music critics and...
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    Double album turquoise vinyl showcasing modern soul classics from Pat Lundy, Brother To Brother, The Moments, First Class and more!
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    Music On Vinyl presents the third installment in this delightful series of Northern Soul compilations. This volume features music from Blackpool's Mecca, where local DJ's Ian Levine and Colin Curtis would stir up the crowd & get them shuffling to the likes of The Trammps, Earth Wind & Fire, Tony Middleton & Susan Barrett.
    Showcasing the "cool" trumpeter cutting loose on such bop-oriented workouts as "Pent-Up House" and "Well, You Needn't.", Chet Baker may have never sounded better.
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    Originally released on Treasure Isle in 1970, re-issued here on orange vinyl and featuring Hopeton Lewis, U-Roy, The Tennors, Neville Hinds and more...
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    Duke Reid productions originally released on Trojan in 1969, re-issued here on Orange vinyl.
    Sixth studio album by the Canterbury associated band Soft Machine, originally released in 1973 as a double LP. Includes a live record and a studio record and eventually won first place in the Melody Maker British Jazz Album of the Year award in 1973
    Originally released on Trojan in 1968, re-issued here on orange vinyl and featuring Alton Ellis, Tommy McCook, Phyllis Dillon and The Paragons.
    Compilation of Blue Note tunes that provided the sample source for Madlib's "Shades Of Blue"
    The Northern Soul phenomenon was one of the biggest musical movements of the '70s in the UK. At its height, thousands of party people would descend on the clubs and venues of the scene every weekend for all-night parties, driven by high octane Soul music from the previous decade up to the present day.  This is a definitive, well researched...
    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
    A superb selection of totally off-the-hook psychedelic nuggets from the mid-70s to the mid-80s, centred around the electric baglama/saz stringed instrument used in the Turkish music tradition.
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    Wicked compilation via JD Twitch’s (Optimo) Cease & Desist label! 'Join The Future: UK Bleep & Bass 1988-91' features a mix of historic cuts, period classics, overlooked gems and unreleased material. It was mastered for release by Warp Records co-founder and Forgemasters member Rob Gordon, a producer, remixer and studio engineer who arguably did more...
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    NG Records follows up with an exploration into the unknown, groovy side of the underground disco scene of the late '70s in Naples, Italy with the second release in their 'Napoli Segreta' series. Ace!
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    A collection of obscure and sought-after progressive-house/Afro-cosmic/tribal techno tracks the late 80s and early 90s championed by the likes of Daniele Baldelli in his Cosmic Club, Rimini.
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    The second in a series of compilations by Jura Soundsystem brings together music never before released on vinyl and some sought after out-of-print titles. The album touches upon a number of genres moving fluidly through ambient, electro, dub house, slow disco and library music featuring productions from the likes of Carl Craig, Bochum Welt, Daniele...
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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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    Wagram music present a double album chock-filled with soul and funk bangers, these are all tunes that have been appropriated and live on in the sample-heavy world of hip-hop! Killer release
    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.
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    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!
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    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,...
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    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...
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    Another amazing selection of cosmic disco gems via Naughty Rhythm Records. Vol. 2 in their Cosmic Discotheque series focuses on the AFRO side of the 70's Disco productions, featuring obscure, dance-floor fillers from the likes of M’BAMINA, SONGHOI BAND, TRIBE and many more.
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    Tramp Records presents a compilation from the best of Philadelphia record producer / label owner Curtis R. Staten who sporadically operated the C.R.S. record label during the late 1960s throughout the early 1980s. C.R.S. released at least 15 singles and 2 albums of some of the finest R&B, funk, gospel recordings from the Philadelphia area. Includes...
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      Limited first edition containing a bonus 7" of Bonnie Blanchard's ultra-rare northern soul classic!
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    A stunning collection of original compositions and carefully selected low-rider classics that embody the style of the golden era of latin/brown-eyed soul! Ace!
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    Due to its extremely complex history, Taiwan in the 70´s saw the creation of some incredibly special music in which the sounds coming at the moment from the west collided with the special sensitivity of Taiwanese musicians, creating a delicious mixture you'll need to hear to believe! 'Taiwan Disco' shines a light on the music created by Taiwanese women...
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    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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      Inc. a bonus CD of alternate versions and booklet with extensive liner notes.
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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!