Sounds of the Universe first began as a shop specialising in rare original vinyl - over 25 years ago! We source original vinyl from all around the world - America, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Nigeria, Europe, Jamaica and even further afield. We sell original albums, 45s, 12”s (and books too!).

    All our original vinyl is 100% guaranteed. This means if you are not happy with the condition when you receive it, just return it to us and we will refund your money - no problem.

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    Felix & JarvisFlamethrower Rap (1982)Quality
    The instrumental of this starts like a mad ESG cut. Heavy Detroit electro/hip-hop boogie funk party tune! Check that B-line!Mint unplayed...
    • Felix & Jarvis – Flamethrower Rap (Short)
    Professor Griff And The Last Asiatic DisciplesPawns In The Game (1990)Skyywalker Records
    Ex- Public Enemy. Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
      ShangoShango Message (1983)Celluloid
      Electro groover from Bam Original USA 12" Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- (sealed opened once in shrink)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
      • Shango – Shango Message
      Vicious FourHard Rap (1986)Next Plateau Records Inc.
      Quality old school rap orig 12"
      • Vicious Four – Hard Rap
      • Original 12"£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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      Double TroubleStreet Tuff (1989)Desire Records
      Man like congo natty innit
        • Original 12"£6.99
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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        L'TrimmGrab It (1987)Time-X Records
        Excellent Miami bass catchy female groover!
          • Original 12"£8.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl

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          NasThe Lost Tapes (2001)Columbia
            • Original 12"£7.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl 12" promo
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            Queen LatifahDance For Me / Inside Out (1989)Tommy Boy
              • Original 12"£8.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Belgium Vinyl pic sleeve!

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              The Incredible Body MechanixB Boy Your Best (1984)Mirage (2)
              Nice electro
                • Original 12"£10.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                Fresh CelesteGet It Boy (1987)JR Records
                Independent Female vocal Miami Bass original 12"
                  • Original 12"£10.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                  Soul DimensionTrash An' Ready (1987)B-Boy Records
                  Ragga/hip-hop 12"
                    • Original 12"£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" vinyl in shrink

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                    Michel'LeNo More Lies (1989)Ruthless Records
                    Original west coast Hip Hop/R'n'B Produced by Dr Dre - original pressing on Ruthless
                      • Original 12"£8.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl
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                      Miami BoyzNo Money No Love (1990)On Top Records
                      Miami rap
                      • Miami Boyz – No Money No Love
                      • Original 12"£10.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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                      The 2 Live CrewThe Funk ShopLuke Skyywalker Records
                      Boomin Miami Bass "The Funk Shop"/"The F--k Shop" both sample the intros of "Sweet Child O'Mine" by Guns 'n Roses and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" by Van...
                        • Original 12"£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA 12" vinyl, luke sywalker house bag

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                        Worse 'EmTriple M BassProfile Records
                        Electro rap
                        • Worse 'Em – Triple M Bass
                        • Original 12"£8.00
                          Original USA vinyl Profile house sleeve (wear to sleeve)
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                        Queen LatifahLadies First (1989)Tommy Boy
                        • Queen Latifah – Ladies First (The Crazy Extended 45 King Remix)
                        • Original 12"£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl 12" Tommy Boy house sleeve (creasing)
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                        West Coast CrewJail Bait (1985)KMA Records
                        west coast independent rap, 85. Original vinyl
                        • West Coast Crew – Jail Bait
                        • Original 12"£10.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl in shrink

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                        M.C. ChillBust This Rhyme (1985)Fever Records
                        Ols school rap 1985 on Fever Records
                          • Original 12"£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl , top spine unglued, creasing

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                          MC NubianMalcolm X Like A Father To Me (1992)King Goody Records
                            • Original 12"£7.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" Vinyl,
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                            Planet PatrolIt Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference / Don't Tell Me (1984)Tommy Boy
                            Electro boogie on Tommy Boy mixed by Arthur Baker and John Robie
                            • Planet Patrol – Don't Tell Me
                            • Original 12"£8.99
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA 12" vinyl, Tommy Boy house sleeve w/sticker

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                            High Fidelity ThreeSatisfaction (1985)Cutting Records
                            Early Freestyle electro disco rap cut
                            • High Fidelity Three – Satisfaction
                            • Original 12"£15.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA 12" vinyl

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                            Warp 9No Man Is An Island (1984)Prism
                            Electro classic
                              • Original 12"£8.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA 12" in Prism house sleeve.
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                              Kat ManduThe Break (Remix) (1980)Unidisc
                              Electro disco classic
                              • Kat Mandu – The Break (Remix)
                              • Original 12"£8.99
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Unidisc USA 12"
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                              Sugarhill Gang8th Wonder (1981)Sugar Hill Records
                              Original vinyl Sugarhill Gang on Sugarhill
                                • Original LP£12.00
                                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Original Vinyl VG + /Sleeve VG (spine wear/creasing)


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                                GigoletteI'm Gonna Rock You (1985)Fever Records
                                Old school female answer to Run DMC stylee rock meets rap on Fever Records (the original Bronx hip-hop nightclub!)Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+/Sleeve...
                                • Gigolette – I'm Gonna Rock You
                                Arrested DevelopmentUnited Front (1994)Chrysalis
                                Orig USA vinyl as new in orig. shrinkwrapOriginal = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                                • Arrested Development – United Front
                                UTFOYa Cold Wanna Be With Me (1987)Select Records
                                Go Go meets Electro soundsOriginal = Original USA 12" Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- (orig shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                                • UTFO – Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me
                                Big Tony & The T.F. CrewGo-Go Lady (1988)Go Go USA Records
                                Party Go-Go sounds on indie Go-Go label 88Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                                • Big Tony & The T.F. Crew – Go-Go Lady (Vocal)
                                WhodiniBig Mouth (1985)Jive
                                Original Chicago proto-house 87 from Kenny Jammin Jason Original 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
                                  Davy DHave You Seen Davy (1987)Def Jam Recordings
                                  Old skool rapOriginal 12"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not...
                                  • Davy D – Have You Seen Davy
                                  LL Cool JI Can Give You More / I Can't Live Without My Radio (1985)Def Jam Recordings
                                  Old school rapOriginal = Original USA 12" G+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
                                  • LL Cool J – I Can Give You More
                                  Interboro Rhythm TeamWatch The Closing Doors (1982)RCA
                                  Electro groover!Original  UNPLAYED USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                                  • Interboro Rhythm Team – Watch The Closing Doors (Radio Edit)
                                  LudacrisStand Up / P-Poppin' (2003)Def Jam South
                                  USA orig  12"
                                  • Ludacris – Stand Up (Radio Version)
                                  E.U.Buck Wild (1989)Virgin
                                  Orig USA 12" 
                                  • E.U. – Buck Wild (12" Mix)
                                  Bobby KondersMack Daddy (1992)Mercury
                                  Tough, tough dancehall meets hip-hop NYC STYLE
                                  • Bobby Konders – Mack Daddy (Album Version)
                                  Sweet TrioFly Guy (1985)Tommy Boy
                                  Female electro jam
                                  • Sweet Trio – Fly Guy (Vocal)
                                  Richie RichMy DJ (Pump It Up Some) (Club Mix) ) (1988)Gee Street
                                  hip-hop 88
                                  • Richie Rich – My DJ (Pump It Up Some) (Club Mix)
                                  Tenor Fly Bright Side Of Life (1994)Mango
                                  Uk reggae/dancehall/jungle original vinyl