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    Deluxe reissue of one of the most rare and sought-after Italian library albums composed by the legendary, Alessandro Alessandroni! Jazz, funk, downtempo breaks, and incredible rock blends, make this record a refined portrait of the 70's American way of life - viewed through the Italian lens of the great composer. Essential!
    • LP (180 gram)£28.99
      Limited vinyl edition of 500 copies with hard, tip-on sleeve.
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    Two killer jazz-funk cuts lifted from Gruppo Sound's coveted, late 80s Italian library music LP, 'Dreams For Sax'.
    Rare music From the Cometa music library Vaults, vinyl-only release. 'Akriliko' features unreleased music from the 70's, composed by the legendary, Sandro Brugnolini, Alessandro Alessandroni and Ivana Mattei aka Teimar
    Previously unreleased funk/beat library album from maestros, Luigi Pasquale Zito and Vittorio Nadalin!
    A collection of rare Italian library tracks from the golden age of the 1970s feat. the likes of Ennio Morricone, Alessandro Alessandroni, Sandro Brugnolini, Berto Pisano and more!
    Killer percussion, superb jazz - beautiful library music. An amazing compilation of Italian library music from the Cometa archive. About £1000+ worth of music here, and not a duff track within earshot, with music by legends such as Alessandroni, Torossi, De Masi, Marinuzzi. Jnr and more!
    A limited edition 2x7” release from the sought-after, library label Freesound. Schfiters is the work of two legendary, European library musicians Jackie Giordano & Yan Tregger. This issue features a re-production of the original sleeve and all tracks are first time on 45!
    A limited edition 7” release from sought-after library label, Freesound. Heavy, electronic funk fusion from cult composer, Jackie Giordano! Features a re-production of the original sleeve and all tracks are first time on 45. Essential!
    From 1973, revered music library, De Wolfe reissue their sought-after 'Black Pearl' album. A collection of orchestral funk cues epitomising some of the dramatic music styles synonymous with the 70s. Produced and composed by library music legends, Alan Parker and Alan Hawkshaw!
    One of the best-loved of all the KPM gets a reissued via Be With. 'Afro Rock' was recorded in 1973 as a collection of stripped-down African rhythms, virtuoso jazz instrumentation, fuzzed up wah wah guitars and spaced out library breaks!
    An enormously influential and heavy KPM set of timeless, killer breaks from 1972 by the mighty John Cameron!
    Be With continue their KPM reissue program with a heavyweight vinyl issue of Alan Hawkshaw's sought after 'greensleeve' album, 'The Road Forward'!
    Alongside Morricone, Alessandro Alessandroni is, undoubtedly, one of the central figures of 60s and 70s Italian film music. The Roundtable reissue one of his most desired sessions (and reported to be his own favourite recording) 'Prisma Sonoro' - a mythical library LP issued as a micro press for the highly collectable Sermi label. This music is exquisitely...
    Best known to collectors for his 70's library efforts (Freezing Point, The Pop World Of Yann Tregger, Schifters, Catchy, Ducks & Drakes) on such cult labels as L'Illustration Musicale, MTS or Montparnasse 2000 or his late funky disco output via projects like Major Symphony or M.B.T. Soul; french trumpet player / composer / arranger Yann Tregger also...
    Reissue of this mega-rare and highly sought-after, flamboyant disco / exotic library LP from legendary composer Jacky Giordano under the guise of José Pharos.
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      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
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    Some of the best music ever written and it was never made available to the public Library Music was composed and recorded specifically as an 'off the shelf' option for use in Film, Broadcasts and Advertising. It was cheaper than commissioning a composer to score a soundtrack and music was written to cover every genre, every instrument and every atmosphere. The...
    You like library music & lush, orchestral funk? With some pastoral radiophonics on the side? A dash of late 70s jazz fusion & early 80s electronica? Tribal percussion and easy / sleazy vibes? Then check this selection of killer compositions culled from the archives of Syd Dale’s brilliant Amphonic & Soundstage library, Moodsetters presents a stellar...
    2018 reissue – remastered from original tapes, with replica artwork, 180g vinyl.The two sides of 1973’s Big Business / Wind of Change are mainly the work of the great Keith Mansfield but there’s a killer cameo each from Alan Hawkshaw and David Snell to help deliver “a thematic suite, diverse in mood, applicable to dramatic and environmental...
    2018 reissue – remastered from original tapes, with replica artwork, 180g vinyl. Hot Wax is an assured KPM masterclass from a dream team line-up of Brian Bennett, Alan Hawkshaw and John Fiddy. Floaty soft-psych, fuzzy jazz, smokin’ funk, way ahead of it's time upon its original release in 1976.
    Be With reissue James Clarke’s Mystery Movie, originally released in 1974. Mystery Movie is best known for the slick drum breaks underpinning the top-notch jazz-funk chase theme “Car Patrol”, the fuzz riffing and ARP soloing of “The Heavies” and the slow-mo strut of “Mystery Moll”. “Study In Fear” and “Empty Streets” are horror...
    2018 reissue – remastered from original tapes, with replica artwork, 180g vinyl. Piano Viberations is small group jazz featuring piano and vibes with rhythm, making for a gorgeous Francis Coppieters showcase, surely one of Belgium’s best-kept musical secrets. Originally released in 1975, and arguably the most low-key of the KPM and Themes records.
    Released in the same year as Synthesis over on KPM, 1974’s Synthesizer and Percussion is its essential companion piece. This record features the many distinctive sounds of the ARP Synthesizer plus percussion in various moods and tempos” is the even more underwhelming than usual library record sales pitch for Alan Hawkshaw and Brian Bennett’s second...
    Veteran library musician Alan Parker recorded with session vocalist Madeline Bell for his Themes International Music label and the result was 1976’s The Voice of Soul. Be With reissue on 180g vinyl, remastered from the original tapes.
    2018 reissue – remastered from original tapes, with replica artwork, 180g vinyl.Voices In Harmony was originally released in 1973 as a selection of contemporary pop titles featuring voices, brass and rhythm. A string-laced, harmony-drenched KPM classic. Be With reissue - recommended!
    Their NEW album, in full, iconic KPM cover is a return to the laidback jazz-funk that helped Alan and Brian demonstrate their library chops. The album is classic Hawkshaw/Bennett. It swings, it grooves, moves and thrills with a flair these two have perfected over years.
    Electronic meets classical conducted by British composer John KeatingOriginal = Original UK 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 happy' or your money back!
    Library / OST mixtape vibes from Los Angeles’ most revered gospel music knowledges, Greg Belson - limited copies available!
    Piero Umiliani’s Sound Work Shop archives to select rare and unreleased tracks • First archive compilation of Piero Umiliani’s work for the Rome-based record label and the first one focussing on Piero Umiliani in recent years. Exotica, psychedelic jazz-funk, proto-trip hop: this selection is a cross-cutting portrait of Umiliani's activity...
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    John Cameron library album
    Record Store Day 2016 Release. The Roundtable and Northside Records are pleased to offer this long awaited and special Record Store Day reissue of this highly collectible Australian rare groove LP. If you can imagine the gathering of a group of Australian session musicians channelling the sounds of Herbie Hancock Headhunter's and Marc Moulin's Placebo,...
      A brand new compilation of material by John Baker from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop! Baker ranks as one of the world’s most influential electronic musicians. His talent as a jazz pianist & ability to manipulate tiny fragments of tape into new sound is legendary. Whilst working on ‘The John Baker Tapes’ compilation for Trunk Records,...
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      Two bleak & grainy remixes of 70s music concrete/library music visionary Tod Dockstader!! Battered techno treatment from Mordant Music, with a british murder boys / ancient methods grind to the percussion, set in a claustrophobic, brittle web of dockstader's electro-acoustic noises. Then it's some post-industrial grit, dreamy high-end and...
      'Library Music', also known as source music and occasionally mood music, was made for people who needed cheap background music for commercials, animations, low budget adverts and TV programmes. This book is a compilation of cover artworks from some of the most important and rather beautiful library LPs made throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s. It also...