Browse

    Time added

    Formats

    Music

    Books

    Films

    Merchandise

    Shortcuts

    You can save genre and format selections as shortcuts for quick access to your favourite sections.

    Browsing: Funk/Soul

      You can save this selection to your shortcuts. Log in or create an account to use this feature.

    **Mr Bongo reissue this sold-out-in-a-flash classic from 2019!** Instrumental, breaks-heavy, cinematic-soul and jazz from Surprise Chef that joins the dots between Axelrod, El Michels Affair and the moods of the great music libraries in the 70s. Superb release via Mr Bongo! RIYL Badbadnotgood!
    PPU offshoot, Cosmic Chronic, reissue this cult electro-boogie / P-Funk album from 2016, that originally came and went in a flash!
    ATA Records channel the spirits of KPM and DeWolfe music libraries whilst executing the musicianship of Italian legends such as I Marc 4!
    Delights on a roll with this absolute killer release from SimfOnyx! Heavy, heavy library music style breakbeat business with an atmospheric mood that totally nails the 70s, low-budget horror vibe!
    First time on vinyl! Reissue of 'It's You', her 1988 tune that was adopted by the jazz dance and soul scene in the mid-90s.
    Reissue of this massively rare and hugely sought-after modern soul dancer from 1981!
    Having spent time recording in Nairobi, these eight artists from the UK, Kenya and Uganda have explored 'new tangents' in soul music. Electronic and organic, this volume features contributions from K15, Lynda Dawn, Maxwell Owin, Joe Armon-Jones with Xenia Manasseh, BesKept and Labdi.
    Two sought after gospel/soul rarities reissued via Rain&Shine - selected by Tone B. Nimble!
    Reissue of this rare crossover soul gem originally recorded in 1980 at Omega Studios in Chicago - one for the dancers!
    Reissue of this bittersweet, soulful dancer, 'Big Mistake', from Ohio's Brenda Jones that's been in HUGE demand since it's rare Mercury records release in 1974. Inc. her funky anthem 'Super Stroke'.
    Reissue of this KILLER, 1988, gospel-boogie tune from cult US group, Enlightment!
    IIkebe Shakedown drop 'Asa-Sa / Pepper' and seamlessly blend the raw emotion and passion of ‘70s African funk with the rousing horns and rhythmical bounce of American soul music! Killer single!
    Reissue of 'III' by Nashville combo, Magic In Threes!Killer release that has a vibe that would even fit comfortably next to classic KPM or De Wolfe library releases from the mid 70’s, just as well as the likes of Khruangbin. Awesome release!
    The UK’s cosmic, psychedelic-funk ensemble issue their first album for maverick producer Madlib’s label, Madlib Invazion!
    Conscious message from Shawn Lee and his Ping Pong Orchestra, with the heaviest and funkiest, psychedelic backbeat!
    'No Place Is Safe' is the debut full-length from Nia Andrews, a singer-songwriter whose unique vision and expressive aesthetics fly high over her undeniable legacy in the artistic culture of Los Angeles. Building on her beautiful voice that appeared on Solange’s #1 album 'A Seat at the Table', Andrews has transformed herself into a powerhouse producer...
    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...
    • New 2×LP 180g Collectors Edition£49.99
      Deluxe gatefold 2xLP with obi strip + download card
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • 2×CD£15.99
      Inc. a bonus CD of alternate versions and booklet with extensive liner notes.
      In stockAdd to Bag
    First time on vinyl! Raphael Saadiq's classic 'Instant Vintage' album from 2002.
    Leroy Duncann is back again! Channelling heavy, library music vibes, b-boy breaks and hard, soundtrack style funk! Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw style for the fans of Portishead through to Adrian Younge - check! Limited white label edition. Hand-numbered copies of only 300 copies.
    'Inner City Review' by George Semper is the thrid release to land on Gilles Peterson’s ARC label, the first full re-issue of the songwriter and musician’s ultra rare 1973 compilation!
    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...
    "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...
    Two key tracks from the cult Bay Area funk group's '77 self-titled album on a 45 for the first time!
    It's the bomb - don't miss this chance to only one of the finest and rarest Japanese-only-released albums ever! Dee Dee Bridgewater's 1974 album ‘Afro Blue’ features an exquisite collaboration of American and Japanese musicians,such as Cecil & Ron Bridgewater, Motohiko Hino and producer Takao Ishizuka. The result is a sublime deep soul-jazz masterpiece...
    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,...
    This classic funky blaxploitation soundtrack rarity is one of the toughest soundtracks to come from the early '70s' Black action cinema movement - produced by the legendary Johnny Pate! 4 gems from from the original album, and now for the first time on 45 - 'You Can't Even Walk In The Park', 'Shaft in Africa', 'Truck stop' and 'El Jardia'. This is...
    El Michels Affair return to Big Crown Records with their, anticipated, full-length 'Adult Themes' release! Expect some widescreen, cinematic themes mixed in with their signature, heavy instrumental soul vibes.
    • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£23.99
      Limited white vinyl edition
      Out of stock
    • CD£12.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Second RCA release from Kaytranada, his critically acclaimed follow up to that stunning debut '99.9%'. A 17 track album which features collaborations with Pharrell Williams, Tinashe, Goldlink, Estelle, Kali Ushis and more.
    Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band take on Grace Jones’ nightclub classic 'My Jamaican Guy' backed with Erykah Badu’s homage to the late great J Dilla, 'The Healer'. Ace!
    El Michels Affair bring the heavy soul vibes with this single featuring the great Bobby Oroza! Backed with the solid instrumental cut 'Hipps' from the band's 'Adult Themes' album.
    Previously unreleased album from the 80s by Cincinnati's legendary soul group gets the loving issue treatment via Numero!
    Sault are back! The mysterious troupe return with their signature hybrid of funk, dance, post-punk and soul. 'Untitled' is, without a doubt, their finest work to date, including a guest from Michael Kiwanuka. Incredible album - don't miss!
    Classy, deep, spiritual soul music on 45 for the first time! 500 only, no repress...
    Eglo release the debut album from Sydney based vocalist Natalie Slade, produced by Hiatus Kaiyote's Simon Mavin and featuring contributions from other members of the Grammy-nominated group. 'Control' is dazzling mix soul, jazz, folk and RnB!
    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...
    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!
    Classic debut from Kelis feat. singles 'Caught Out There', 'Good Stuff' and 'Get Along with You'. Also includes four remix tracks with one being that killer, Neptunes extended remix of 'Caught Out There'!
    • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£28.00
      180g orange vinyl
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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.
    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.
    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!
    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
      In stockAdd to Bag
    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.
    • New LP (Picture Disc)£26.99
      Limited edition 140g picture disc LP housed in a 6mm spine gatefold sleeve with gold foil detail and OBI strip. Download card included.
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • CD£10.99
      Out of stock
    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!