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    45 issue of Sons Of Slum's infectious horn-led, proto-disco dancer that has a KILLER break! 'Part Two' has the group getting down deep and funky as the song takes a change in tempo and direction. Ace!
    Killer jazz funk cut lifted from their 'Elephant Sunrise' album from 1980, backed with the uptempo fusion jam 'Malcolm X' which is previously un-issued.
    Family Of Swede hail from Oakland, California and were originally formed at whilst in High School in the mid 1960s. They were originally known as The Epics and released one single 'We Are Made As One' on Bridge Town Records. It was during the 1970s that the band decided to change their name to Family Of Swede because the leader of the group was Swede...
    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...
    Six lengthy, powerful and energetic tunes make up this superb album from US' finest pioneers of the contemporary Afrobeat groove - Antibalas!
    "In February 2010, the late, legendary musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron released his thirteenth, and last, studio album. First conceptualised in 2005, and ultimately produced by XL Recordings head Richard Russell during New York recording sessions that commenced in January 2008, 'I’m New Here' was Scott-Heron’s first album in thirteen years...
    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!
    **Selected by Tone B Nimble!** “Soul Is My Salvation" is a collection of dance friendly gospel songs. The mission is to simply uplift your spirit through music and word. Dance floor’s around the world mirror the reactions of Churches from the 70’s and 80’s when experiencing these recordings.”
    Texan R&B singer Leon Bridges teams up with psychedelic wanderers Khruangbin on this lush, hallucinatory, dream collaboration!
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    Woozy, psychedelic electronic soul vibes from Steve Spacek under his Blackpocket guise!
    Stunning neo-soul vibes from Jay Nemor and Electrified. One for the Gregory Porter fans out there!
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    Features the legendary vibes player / producer's collaboration with Wayne Henderson from 1978's 'Step Into Our Life'. A laid back, jazzy groove has led it to be sampled over and over. The B side, 'For Rea'l is a little known cover version of the Flowers' anthem 'For Real' with slick bass and sci-fi synths oiling the groove.
    Heavy soul and rootsy vibes on this double-header from 14KT and Tall Black Guy! Two renowned US beat-makers revisit two of their previous First Word singles, turning out remixes of each other's tracks. Features appearances from Moonchild, Muhsinah, Stro Elliot and James Poyser of The Roots.
    Dynamite Cuts has another Roy Ayers 7” reissue, this time, a collaboration with Wayne Henderson. Both of these tracks have never been on 7” before. A side is a laid back groove with hip-hop feel. The B-side “For Real” a little known cover version of the Flowers Anthem.
    Compilation on Jump Street of early electro/garage/house that's... "Dedicated to the spirit of the Paradise Garage (1976-1987 R.I.P)"!
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    Wicked soul / disco from LaRombé, out on Athens Of The North.
    The first time on vinyl! Three tracks taken from one of the most obscure and fascinating scores by legendary Italian compoers, Stelvio Cipriani, recorded in 1980 for cult euro-sleaze director Joe D'Amato's infamous exotic-erotic masterpiece, ORGASMO NERO. Expect a blend of afro- cosmic grooves with tribal vibes and that classy, evocative Italian soundtrack...
    Classic psychedelic soul produced by Norman Whitfield.
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    Essential 70s jazz vocal fusion from the man. Original Jazz dance style.
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    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.
    Spinners, 74. Sound of Philadelphia arranged and conducted by Thom Bell
    • Original LP£12.00
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    'Wanna Be Startin Somethin', 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean' and, er, 'The Girl Is Mine'. Still one of the greatest albums ever!
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    • New 2×LP £33.99
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    Sweet southern soul produced by Buddy Killen in Nashville
    • Original LP£30.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl copy, taped lower spine
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    Indian style, sitar and tabla-heavy, version of the Incredible Bongo Band masterpiece 'Apache' - Shawn Lee and his Incredible Tabla Band flips one of the greatest and most famous drum-breaks of all time!
    Blue-eyed soul and dreamy soft rock vibes via Shawn Lee's project, Young Gun Silver Fox. One for the Boz Scaggs / Ned Doheny fans - ace!
    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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    Jarrod Lawson dons his Orpheus guise to deliver "a beautiful, bewitching, viby brew of acoustic & electronic elements, featuring lush, soulful vocal textures and elegant melodies." Stunning release!
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    Monophonic back on Colemine - doing what they do best - blending authentic soul music with hints and leans of psychedelic elements as well. Ace.
    • 7"£7.99
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    Classic fusion album featuring a killer set of funky-jazz fusion. Heavyweight!
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    New material from cult Chicago soul/funk vocalist Renaldo Domino via Colemine!
    • 7"£8.99
      Limited 'gold' coloured vinyl edition.
      Expected 21 FebPreorder
    Includes the classic "You Might Need Somebody" and the breezy "Rio De Janeiro Blue"
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    Essential album from Mrs Stevie Wonder featuring the super-tough Larry Levan Paradise Garage classic "Can't Shake Your Love"! Tip!
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    Hardcore Funked up Auger and Driscoll double album. USA pressing on Atco
    • Original 2×LP£50.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl thick gatefold sleeve, sleeve/spinewear, top spine part taped, vinyl great
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    Vocal lead from US gospel group, Modulations, releases a deep soul stepper take on the Rockie Robbins hit from 1980.
    With its killer drum break and sweet piano arrangement courtesy of Zelpha Wells, "Price Of Love" stands as a manifesto of Harvey Gates' musical vision, which was clearly ahead of its time; the song, written in 1978, give us a glimpse of what was to come in the following decades. This record retains a large crossover appeal, and will fit well into the...
    Two killer dance-floor cuts taken from The Mighty Mocambos' album, '2066'. Amazing afro-funk DJ tools, available on a 7" for the first time.
    Expansion reissue Halo's 'Let Me Do It', a rare and extremely classy soul/boogie track from 1981, largely unknown at the time but becoming progressively sought after. Original copies have sold at between $1500 and $2000!
    For the first time on 12” single! Two incredible Curtis Mayfield written songs beautifully delivered by the great Patti Jo and mixed by Tom Moulton. What more do you need? Absolute perfection!
    Rare jazz funk disco album
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    Features production from underground NY disco legend Patrick Adams! Wicked disco-boogie including "I Never Used To Dance". Includes tracks by Leroy Burgess. USA original vinyl copy
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    Part 1 of a double album, ‘Special Edition Part 1’, comprises of six tracks of which ‘Raleigh Twenty’, ‘Trickle Down’ and ‘Six-Eight Instrumental’ were written and recorded undercover at the band’s Wellington studio, BAYS, while the other tracks; ‘Special Edition, ‘Kamo Kamo’, and ‘OneFourteen’, have all been developed and...
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    Two KILLER Latin Funk Jazz tunes!  Original unplayed vinyl USA ORIGINAL 45 copy.
    Chess/Cadet 1968. Original first (and only) pressing. USA gatefold vinyl. Arranged and conducted by the legendary Charles Stepney.
    • Original LP£20.00
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    16 northern soul anthems and rarities from Detroit! A selection of essential cuts from the Dynamo label!
    For fans of funk, soul and jazz, it doesn't get much better than this 1973 album. Originally released on Weldon's own Nodlew Records this is sublime stuff - from 'Deja Vu" to "Time Capsule" and much more. Essential reissue!
    Deep southern soul recorded at Muscle Shoals
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    Funky Ike and Tina from 1971! 
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    Includes the all-time classic "It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me".
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