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    A selection of rare and unreleased tracks from the "prince of Tusla boogie", Billy Bruner. 10 Killer unknown and rare Boogie soul tracks. Billy was in Tulsa, Oklahoma bands Darwin's Theory, T-Spoon, J.O.B Band and is still producing music today. Completely unique, charming, lo-fi 'outsider' boogie.
    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!
    Floor filling soul music from the excellent Kelly Finnigan. One for the fans of Durand Jones & The Indications, Lee Fields, Lee Moses etc. - what a voice!
    • 7"£8.99
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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'. Part 1 (of 2) focuses on this important decade of American music, featuring music from the likes of Wilson Pickett, Jackson 5, Gladys...
    Reissue of this stunning, privately pressed, modern soul/gospel rarity!
    Reissue of Lamont Butler's very-rare and sought-after gospel masterpiece from 1981 via Acid Jazz!
    BADBADNOTGOOD return with Jonah Yano on vocals covering “Key To Love (Is Understanding),” originally recorded in 1982 by Milwaukee’s funk/soul pioneers Majestics. Classic low-rider soul, rebooted by one of the world's premier jazz outfits.
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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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    Two more essential, dancefloor friendly gospel cuts curated by Tone B. Nimble. Cash Money's 'Seeking' and 'New Day New Time' by Ricky Womack And The New Age Christian Ensemble.
    Superb brass powered, psyche-soul from Lou Courtney that originally turned up on Buddah Records in 1969. An absolutely huge Blackpool Mecca 45! Backed with the legendary Lee Dorsey’s mighty ‘Give It Up’ from the same year. A swampy soul stew with a funky feel by the hugely underrated singer. An Allen Toussaint production with The Meters providing...
    Reisse of this mega-rare, disco-soul-funk tune from NYC group, Premonition!
    Reissue of two tracks from The Golden Sunshine Steel Band's sought-after, privately pressed album from 1980.
    New material from key, UK soul music voice, Yazmin Lacey. 'Morning Matters' features appearances from Femi Koleoso and Ife Ogunjobi of Ezra Collective, plus jazz protege Moses Boyd.
    Reissue of this deep-funk rarity via Athens Of The North, backed with a previously unreleased, spiritual soul gem 'Now I Know' on a Rotary Connection tip!
    Reissue of this killer, overlooked 1973 funk jam from cult Atlanta rockers, Starfoxx!
    • 7"£7.99
      Single-sided 45
      Expected 29 MayPreorder
    Invisible City Editions compile a collection of some of the best material from underground, UK street soul duo, Soul Connection. Recorded and released between '88-'90 and released through the collectable Intrigue Records.
    Be With reissue his insanely good, self-released West Coast cult classic, 'Straight From The Heart'. Privately pressed and originally released in 1985, this is a magical blend of AOR/sophisticated funk/synth-boogie/spiritual jazz and modern soul. Ace!
    Leroy Duncann is back, channelling the more oddball style library music funk of labels such as KPM. Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw style! Fans of Portishead through to Adrian Younge - check! Limited white label edition. Hand-numbered copies of 350
    Leroy Duncann is back, channelling the more oddball style library music funk of labels such as KPM. Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw style! Fans of Portishead through to Adrian Younge - check! Limited white label edition. Hand-numbered copies of 350
    Leroy Duncann is back, channelling the more oddball style library music funk of labels such as KPM. Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw style! Fans of Portishead through to Adrian Younge - check! Limited white label edition. Hand-numbered copies of 350
    • 7"£12.00
      Limited white label edition. Hand-numbered copies of 350
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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...
    Two crucial, dancefloor friendly gospel cuts featuring The Gospel Truth's 'He Can Do It' - a super rare cut - and, on the flip, the instrumental version of McKinley Sandifer’s 'I Am The Vine', another tough and under the radar!
    Anticipated album release, produced by Flying Lotus and Thundercat himself, features musical contributions from Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B, Kamasi Washington, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, BADBADNOTGOOD, Louis Cole and Zack Fox.
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      Limited edition 140g picture disc LP housed in a 6mm spine gatefold sleeve with gold foil detail and OBI strip. Download card included.
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    LONG OUT OF PRINT!!!! BACK IN PRINT!!!! 100% ESSENTIAL SEMINAL cut from Weldon Irvine featuring DON BLACKMAN's truly soulful vocals. Essential, conscious soul perfection!
    LONG OUT OF PRINT!!! BACK IN PRINT!!!Played By Theo Parrish 2 Deep Disco Classics on 45 for the first time! Two gems ‘Lies’ and ‘Is It Cool?’ - notably added to Theo Parrish's ‘Ugly Edits’ canon over a decade ago!
    NOW's mid 90s classic album debut gets the deluxe, 25 year anniversary treatment! Includes bonus tracks.
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    "Khruangbin has always been multilingual, weaving far-flung musical languages like East Asian surf-rock, Persian funk, and Jamaican dub into mellifluous harmony. But on its third album, it’s finally speaking out loud. Mordechai features vocals prominently on nearly every song, a first for the mostly instrumental band. It’s a shift that rewards the...
    • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£19.99
      Limited pink coloured vinyl edition
      Expected 26 JunPreorder
    • CD£10.99
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    Disco-funk recorded in London in the late-70s by Fungai Malianga who’d relocated from South Africa to North London. His funk-led ode to his manor with ‘Finsbury Park Party’ sportin’ Break-beats, tape echo, horn section and a narrative on Harringay’s finest known landscape. This is backed by a disco-funk version of Lennon–McCartney’s ‘Things...
    Two rare jazz-funk floor-fillers on 45 for the first time. KON’s 7” edit of Ja’Net Dubois’s break-beat fuelled jazz funk theme ‘Queen Of The Highway’ recorded in 1979 at Ralph Macdonald’s Rose Bud studio in New York. On the flip-side is Jady Kurrent Band, Cleveland’s funk outfit that won the state Budweiser Band Showcase contest in 1982...
    DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA INPORT HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF - that's £10 OFF!!! NUFF PIX! Loads and loads of amazing photographs by Meredith Ochs documenting the life of the undoubted Queen of Soul - Aretha Franklin.
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF RETAIL PRICE. CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map. Stretching from the prairies of Louisiana to the oil towns of East Texas, it is ruled over by accordion-squeezing, washboard-wielding musicians such as Buckwheat Zydeco, Nathan Williams, Keith Frank,...
    DELUXE IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. OVER £20 OFF - MORE THAN 60% OFF. A GREAT BOOKAWESOME BACK - wicked photos Chicago black club life in the 1970s. Accompanied by some super deep words and poems. This book rocks!Michael Abramson takes out his small Leica camera at Pepper’s Hideout on Chicago’s South Side. 1974. Cool music. Cool scene. Over the next...
    Double album turquoise vinyl showcasing modern soul classics from Pat Lundy, Brother To Brother, The Moments, First Class and more!
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    Seminal fusion album - includes the killer "Brazilian Rhyme", "Runnin", "Serpentine Fire", "Fantasy"...as good as it gets! EWF's last great album.
    Hallucinogenic gumbo from New Orleans' finest, 1969.
    Includes hits such as "The Letter," "Neon Rainbow," "Happy Times," "Cry Like A Baby" and many more.
    Recorded live in 1970 with Simone classics "Young, Gifted and Black", "I Got Life" and a rendition of Sandy Denny's "Who Knows Where The Time Goes" in a minimalist arrangement that ends in an uplifting orchestration true to both the writer of the song and the performer.
    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.
    Reissued on 180g vinyl, the title track (which was a cover recorded by Tormé) became a hit for the singer in 1962. This smooth jazz album includes covers of other classics such as "Puttin' On The Ritz".
    Sly Stone, 1973, still funky 'n' fresh, with "If You Want Me To Stay", "Babies Makin' Babies" and more
    Classic first album by the Memphis Stax house band, featuring the eponymous title-track plus loads more stompin' Memphis party killer cuts. Smokin!
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    Charlotte Dos Santos returns with here second single release 'Harvest Time. Expect more earthy soul and haunting pop for fans of Erykah Badu and Nite Jewel. Ace!
    Includes the classic 'Boogie Wonderland' and loads more.
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      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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    Classic funk album with B-Boy breaks a plenty!
    Classic 1968 soul album with the much loved title track
    Reissue of this amazing, one-off album produced by Roy Ayers! Vocal group Eighties Ladies was made up of the talented Susan Beaubian, Marva Hicks, Vivian Prince, Denie Corbett & Sylvia Striplin backed by an all-star line-up Roy Ayers band (including Rick James who shares the production). The anthemic ‘Turned on To You” and “Ladies of the Eighties”...
    Back in the spotlight with a sublime new rhythm and blues record, James Hunter follows up six critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Nick of Time, set for release on Brooklyn’s renowned soul label Daptone Records.
    A huge success upon it's release, with "Sweet Love", "Caught Up In The Rapture", "Same Ole Love" and more.
    Soulful, uplifting spiritual stuff from two of soul music's finest vocalists. All star Atlantic line-up - Bernard Purdie, Arif Mardin arrangements, Hubert Laws, Eric Gale and more. Classic!
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