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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.
    London-based pop duo, Jungle, enter the halls of the hallowed 'Back To Mine' series with a compilation of music featuring BadBadNotGood, Barbara Moore, Mansur Brown, Kamaal Williams and more!
    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...
    A compilation of 12 Cape Verdean gems dancefloor hits and beloved radio gems known in the Cape Verdean scene by younger and older generations alike, and so far undiscovered by a “bigger” audience. Musically, the compilation ranges from funana and coladeira, to the more unexpected influences of deep disco, new wave, uptempo reggae, jazz-funk and...
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    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!
    OVER 50% OFF THIS USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK! Nina Simone rules! Great biography
    A musical institution. A religious experience. A student tutorial. A difficult commute from Paris. These are all things that could be said about Jarvis Cocker’s much-missed Sunday Service radio show, BBC 6 music’s gift of gentle musical heroism to their weekend listenership.Jarvis now brings together for Ace Records an eclectic and exciting mix...
    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!
    Numero select some of the finest tracks from ten highly obscure, privately-issued masterpieces from the 80s soul scene in the US.
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    An inspired collection of primal and unhinged Greek village music that at times sounds more like free jazz or doom folk, feral and trance-like as it is. After years of research, fieldwork and collecting, Christopher King—Grammy-winning producer, sound-engineer, curator and writer—has gathered together from his private 78 rpm archive the...
    Dekmantel focus in again 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, Mike Dearborn, Terrace, DJ Skull and more. Plus sleeve art...
    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...
    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.
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    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!
    In the years following the World War Two, Japan developed one of the most insatiable, dynamic and diverse markets for jazz. For a crucial period of little over a decade - from the late 1960s to the early 1980s - Japanese jazz culture progressed at an astonishing rate, producing an extraordinary array of artists, recordings and record labels that created...
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    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!
    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...
    ‘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...
    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!
    Killer collection of all female, groovy funk anthems! Featuring tracks from Gwen Mccrae, Lyn Collins, Millie Jackson, Loleatta Holloway and many more.
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    For the better part of 15 years Helsinki's own Timmion Records has released some of the most exciting soul sides happening today. To help spread the Timmion love, Daptone staffers and brass made a list of their favourite Timmion tracks from recent years. A selection of tracks that best represent the eclectic wealth of soulful riches Timmion Records...
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    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.
    Seitō {青鞜} gathers together a series of Japanese female artists from various electronic and experimental music fields. Like the « Tokyo Flashback » series issued by P.S.F. in the early 1990s. The title, woman was the sun, refers to a cult feminist magazine printed in Japan in the 1910s. This collection of music was recorded between 2017 - 2019,...
    Big Crown Records is proud to present the reissue of one of Brooklyns most sought after holy grails. Youth in Action, Inc. (YIA) was formed in 1963 when the Central Brooklyn Coordinating Council received a grant to develop a youth services program in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. It was originally organised to identify and address the social problems...
    17 party-starting cuts of soca crossover, rapso, electronic calypso, and Caribbean ‘soca-soul’ that sit alsongide the resurgence of burger-highlife, digi-reggae, soukous and zouk. Compiled by Soundway and Jeremy Spellacey (Spacetalk).
    Now-Again focus on the soul, funk, gospel and rock releases from Indianapolis’ cult Lamp Records label!
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    Producers at the heart of the broken beat revival, EVM128 and James Rudie met through the CDR project, and soon after started to mess about collaborating with Gonzi. After coining the concept of INPUT, they found a home via Tony Thorpe at Studio Rockers and the seed was sewn. The concept is simple, make a beat, pass it on, and let someone else add to...
    Another killer collection of Northern Soul big hitters from the Charly Records!
    Compiled by Pete Gooding and Mark Barrot. Enchanting Ibizan institution La Torrecontinues its compilation series with Volumen Tres, an incredible fifteen track release that draws inspiration from the islands hedonistic history. Features tracks from Mac Demarco, Tears For Fears, Mark Barrot, Nu Guinea and many more.
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    Sixteen languid guitar instrumentals, femme fatale dirges, and cinematic country crooners score the "loneliest night of one man’s life" - a superb compilation via Numero!
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    Definitive retrospective of an icon of 1970s and ‘80s soul, jazz and disco, Patrice Rushen; covering her peerless 6-year career with Elektra / Asylum from 1978 to 1984. Features all of Patrice Rushen’s chart singles, 12” versions and popular sample sources on one album for the first time - essential!
    A heavy-weight compilation via Brownswood focusing on the independent underground in Melbourne, where a close-knit collection of artists have taken cues from soul, jazz and club culture to carve out a fresh Melbournian sound. Featuring nine different groups, many of them sharing members and studios, the record surveys the musical contours of this bubbling...
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    Fun, camp 20 track compilation of kitsch French cha-cha, mambo and other Latin and tropical styles! Absurd lyrics, unusual arrangements and crazy cover songs!
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    Tramp Records drop a new compilation of funk, soul and african vibes, inspired by the hilarious internet-sweeping spam/story of Nigerian Astronaut and Air Force pilot Abacha Tunde.
    Originally released in 1988, 'ACID LP' was the first and only full length on the legendary, Hot Mix 5 Records. Features essential acid house tracks from Armando, Mr Fingers, DJ Pierre (as Pierre's Fantasy Club) and more! Reissued via Jerome Derradji's superb Still Music label out of Chicago.
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    The groovier side of the Iron Curtain is uncovered by Funk Embassy Records via this killer 11-track compilation! Featuring music recorded between 1974-1988, the album reconnects long lost funk, disco, soul, jazz, instrumentals, library music and covers from the Estonian Radio archives. This is the sound of ESSR (Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic) as...
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    Killer collection of French post-punk nuggets! Any historians keen on the subject of French youth in the 1980s are holding a treasure in their hands upon purchasing this. As a true archaeologist of this decade dedicated to disposable culture, digger-in-chief Vidal Benjamin with his newest compilation, & Pop Sympathie, offers them a unique journey in...
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    Before the Khmer Rouge took power in 1975, unleashing a horrifying genocide, Cambodia had one of the most vibrant and exciting music scenes in Asia. With a mixture of traditional Khmer music and a myriad of western genres (from French and latin music, to rock-and-roll , rhythm-and-blues, surf, psychedelia, soul and many more) the few pre-75 Cambodian...
    Superb compilation of tracks from the "DJs DJ" and ESP Institute head honcho, Lovefingers. It's a classic Lovefingers selection of oddities, obscurities and "lo-fi loner jams that brush up alongside sleazed-out Italo powerhouses, Greek new age obscurities tussle against overlooked Hawkwind-related cuts".
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    Numbero is proud to present a ‘bootleg’ you can be proud of (because it’s all licensed). This time we’ve set our sights on the most unique of soul cultures: the irreplicable melting pot of San Antonio. Included here are all songs never before issued other than in minuscule pressings on 45, never distributed outside of Bexar County limits.The...
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    'Street Soul Brasil' features tunes from prominent artists of the era's urban street movement, at their creative epochs. Part mellow pop, part R&B, with hints of national rap, this compilation focuses on 10, original tracks from the late 80s to the mid 90s. Ace.
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    Superb compilation of boogie, jazz-funk, pop and breezy AOR/soft rock vibes from Japan's golden era of these styles of music!
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    The first compilation of tracks by the Algerian vocalist Mohamed Mazouni! Through his naive and poetic “Francarabe” songs (a unique strange mix of French and Arabic lyrics), Mazouni’s poignant songs about exile, and his love ballads, we discover with melancholy the life of an Algerian immigrant of the first generation in the France of the ‘70s....
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