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    Listen To The MusicCaltone's Jamaican 45's 1966-69Pressure Sounds
    Superb new Pressure Sounds compilation dealing with Ken Lack's Caltone record Label from a three year peroid 1966-69. Rocksteady was the name of the game...
    • Lloyd & The Groovers With Tommy McCook And The Supersonics – Listen To The Music
    • Alva Lewis With Lynn Taitt – Return Home
    • The Kingstonians – Why Wipe The Smile From Your Face
    • The Kingstonians – Love Is The Greatest Science
    • Honey Boy Martin – Dreader Than Dread
    • CD£10.99
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    • 2×LP£15.49
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Clark Iradelphic Warp
    The sixth abum from Clark on Warp and still remaining unclassifable. An intricately woven musical tapestry using a combination of computer production and...
    • Clark – secret
    • CD£9.99
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    Harmony, Melody & StyleLovers Rock In The UK 1975-1992Soul Jazz Records
    A definitive 2-CD/Two Vol 2xLP compilation album of Lovers Rock. Double-CD (and two separate volumes of 2xLP) pack includes stunning 34-page booklet...
    • La Famille – All Night Long
    • Louisa Marks – Caught You In A Lie
    • Sandra Reid – Don't Tell Me Tell Her
    • Carroll Thompson – Sing Me A Love Song
    • Winston Curtis – Be Thankful For What You've Got
    • Janet Kay – Feel No Way
    • Paulette Tajah – Stop, Look, Listen
    • Eva Sharp – Upside Down
    • Valerie Harrison – You're No Good
    • Anthony Brightly – I Love You
    • Charmaine Burnett – Make It With You
    • Sister C.C. – Stop Hurting Me
    • Kofi – Black Pride
    • Full Wood – Stop And Think It Over
    • Christine White – Caught By Love
    • Jean Adebambo – Paradise
    • Trevor Hartley – It Must Be Love
    • Blood Sisters – My Love Don't Come Easy
    • Yvonne Archer – Ain't Nobody
    • Louisa Marks – Even Though You're Gone
    • The Cool Notes – People Make The World Go Round
    • Legato – I Cares
    • Candy McKenzie – Thinking of You
    • Wendy Walker – We've Got One
    • The Sadonians – Goodbye My Love
    • 2×LP Vol.2£23.00
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    • Deluxe 2×CD£12.00
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    • 2×LP Vol.1£23.00
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    • MP3 Release£8.99
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    Making People's MusicMoe Asch and Folkways RecordsSmithsonian Books
    During his nearly 40-year tenure with Folkways Records, Moe Asch, the company's founder, amassed a catalogue of almost 2,200 recordings that had expanded...
    Recollecting From The PastMusical Practice and Spirit Possession on the East Coast of MadagascarWesleyan University Press
    The first serious ethnomusicological study of Malagasy music, ' Recollecting From The Past' evokes the complex sound and performative aesthetic in Madagascar...
    Cajun And Creole Music MakersMusiciens Cadiens et CreolesUniversity Press Of Mississippi
    The virtual renaissance of all things Cajun and Creole has captivated enthusiasts throughout America and invigorated the culture back home in Louisiana....
    Circular BreathingThe Cultural Politics of Jazz in BritainDuke University Press
    In "Circular Breathing", George McKay, a leading chronicler of British countercultures, uncovers the often surprising ways that jazz has accompanied social...
    • Book (550g)£16.99 £6.99
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    SkydogThe Duane Allman StoryBackbeat Books
    The definitive biography of one of the most revered guitarists of his generation. Duane Allman brought white-hot intensity to his life, onstage, in the...
    • Book (650g)£14.99 £5.00
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    Worlds Of SoundThe Story Of Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Books
    A man, a microphone, and a dream... When he opened his tiny recording studio in New York in 1940, Moses Asch had a larger-than-life dream: to document...
    • Book (1.2kg)£7.99
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    Latin ConcreteA Modern Latin Beat SuiteBBE
    Unlike many of the compilations to have emerged from the BBE stable, this release is less about unearthing rare or unheard music and more about shining...
    • oddisee – viva brasil
    • palov & mishkin – rata del
    • quantic & nikodemus feat tempo & the candela allstars – mi swing es tropical
    • 1. oddisee – viva brasil
    • 2. palov & mishkin – rata del
    • 3. quantic & nikodemus feat tempo & the candela allstars – mi swing es tropical
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    • 2×CD£6.00
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    Batida Batida Soundway
    A distinctly modern and vibrant project with its feet firmly rooted in the past, Batida combine samples from old 1970s Angolan tracks with modern electronic...
    • Batida – yumbala
    • CD£8.99
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    • LP£12.99
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    SemtekBells don't be afraid
    BACK IN STOCK! Semtek combines elements of his many musical influences, with the skills he has carefully honed over time. The EP kicks off with the deep...
    • Semtek – bells
    • Semtek – tower
    • Semtek – bells (mr g's no bells remix)
    Ashraf Sharif Khan & viktor Marek Bollowood Money - Horsepower Remix Staatsakt
    Horsepower Remix!!
    • Ashraf Sharif Khan & viktor Marek – Question Marek (Horsepower Productions Remix)
    • 12"£6.99
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    Susan CadoganDoing It Her Way (1975)Magnet
    Crossover reggae. Original vinyl.
      • Original LP£9.99
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      Semtek Idiotland / Joshlikesthis Don't Be Afraid
      Don’t Be Afraid presents its second release, and the second from Semtek. Replacing Idiotland (original) as a vinyl only special, ‘JoshLikesThis’...
      • Semtek – Idiotland
      • Semtek – Idiotland (Mr. Beatnick Remix)
      • Semtek – Idiotland (KWs Her Light Hazel Eyes Remix)
      The Jaguars JaguarTT Shakers
      Too ultra sleazy groovers. "Jaguar" sounds like a car chase theme from (old skool) Batman with a roaring sax bellow and driving beat,
      • The Jaguars – Jaguar
      • The Jaguars – Roundabout
      • 7"£6.99
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      Semteklotos eatersdon't be afraid
      BACK IN STOCK! For his third release on Don’t Be Afraid Semtek brings a rolling acid house vibe with remixes from Neville Watson, Justin Harris...
      • Semtek – Lotos Eaters
      • Semtek – Key (Isa GTs Bara Remix)
      • 12"£6.99
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      FuturiskPlayer PianoMinimal Wave
      Minimal Wave presents the long awaited 30th anniversary release by Futurisk. The record is pressed on 180 gram vinyl, comes in a matte printed innersleeve...
      • Futurisk – Meteoright
      • Futurisk – Lonely Streets
      • Futurisk – Army Now
      • Futurisk – Poison Ivy
      • Futurisk – Push me pull you part 2
      • Futurisk – split second decision
      • LP£24.99
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      Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (1983)RCA
      Synth soul pop classic!
        • Original LP£7.99
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        Kerri ChandlerThe 4th Thing For Linda EPDowntown161
        We love Kerri Chandler.  More kick ass New Jersey House music done the Kerri way, Check " All The Downloads (BW Vocal) " - dancefloor bomb!!!!
        • Kerri Chandler – All The Downloads
        • Kerri Chandler – All The Downloads (BW Vocal)
        • 12"£7.99
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        Audrey Freeman / Sammy AmbroseThree Rooms / Welcome to DreamsvilleSoul 7
        Killer Soul 7 - no repress - be quick! The Audrey Freeman is a Radcliffe/Halley-produced mid-tempo banger! Perfect for northern or popcorn dance-floors...
        • Audrey Freeman – Three Rooms
        • Sammy Ambrose – Welcome to Dreamsville
        • 7"£6.99
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        Subway Art25th Anniversary EditionChronicle Books
        During the 1970s and 80s, photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant captured the environment and the imagination of a generation by documenting...
        • Book (2kg)£9.99
          Out of stock
        Lee Bannon Fantastic Plastic (White Vinyl LP)Plug Research
        Sacramento-based beatmaker brings to mind the sounds of Madlib And Flyng Lotus! featuring appearances by Del The Funky Homosapien Chiuck Inglish (The Cool...
        • Lee Bannon – search & destroy (featuring chuck inglish)
        • LP£11.99
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        TendernessGotta Keep On Trying (DJ Harvey Edit)RCA
        Disco feel-good sweaty stomper from 1978. Re-edit from god-like genuis DJ Harvey.
        • Tenderness – Gotta Keep On Trying - DJ Harvey edit
        • Tenderness – Gotta Keep On Trying - original
        • 12"£10.99
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        Hieroglyphic Being Le Jardin Des Chemins Bifurguants AudioMer
        BACK IN STOCK!!! Jamal Moss returns with a mind altering new release on AudioMer. New age, Industrial & noise influenced tracks referencing Borges.
        • Hieroglyphic Being – rhythmes cicadiens
        • Hieroglyphic Being – the garden of forking paths
        • LP£11.99
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        Celia CruzMy Life: An AutobiographyHarper Collins
        From her modest childhood in Cuba to her exile years in Mexico to her remarkable career and life in America, Celia Cruz was a woman of contrasts. Her...
        • Book (450g)£5.00
          Out of stock
        At The Jazz Band BallSixty Years On The Jazz Scene by Nat HentoffUniversity Of California Press
        Nat Hentoff, renowned jazz critic, has lived through much of jazz's history and has known many of jazz's most important figures, often as friend and confidant....
        • Book (550g)£9.99
          Out of stock
        W. C. HandyThe Life And Times Of The Man Who Made The BluesAlfred A. Knopf
        Here is the first major biography in decades of the man who gave us such iconic songs as "St. Louis Blues," "The Memphis Blues," and "Beale Street Blues,"...
        Shai / Cultured PearlsThe Place Where You Belong / Mother Earth (Todd Terry's Thunder Mix)Slow To Speak
        f*?king sick 12" - we are loving S2Speak's CORE series more and more and more - love times love baby *fist pump*.
        • shai – the place where you belong
        • cultured pearls – mother earth (todd terry thunder mix)
        • 12"£10.99
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        Elephant & Castle Transitions Plug Research
        Bay Area beat maker David Reep, born in the USA, raised London (hence the name) has found a home with beats label Plug Research. Incorporating jazz and...
        • Elephant & Castle – derni/paralysis
        • LP£11.99
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        Patti LaBelle / The Staple SingersWhat Can I Do For You EP (Danny Krivit Edits)12" Disco Classics
        Patti Labelle and The Staple Singers get the treatment on these '70s Funk and Disco edits from Mr K!
          • 12"£7.99
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          14KT A Friendly Game Of KT Mello Music Group
          *On super cool slplatter vinyl* A Michigan producer/emcee 14KT!"A Friendly Game of KT" assembles 14 joints loaded with unpredictable drum programming,...
          • 14KT – ain't really that funny
          • 14KT – cncolours
          • LP£14.99
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          London Is The Place For Me Afro-Cubism, Calypso, Highlife, Mento, Jazz The Music Of Young Black London Volume 6Honest Jons
          At last, fresh installments in Honest Jon's acclaimed, much-loved series: open-hearted, bitter-sweet, mash-up postcards to the here and now, from young...
          • Dizzy Reece – The Escape
          • Mighty Terror – Life In Britain
          • Lord Kitchener – Romance On The Queen Mary
          • Buddy Pipp's Highlifers – Sway
          • Tony Johnson – Marilyn Monroe Calypso
          • King Timothy – Football Calypso
          • 2×LP£17.99
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          Afro Funk Body Music Secret Stash
          Body Music, Afro Funk's 1975 LP was recorded and released in London.  The band was comprised mostly of West African expatriates residing there. ...
            • LP£16.99
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            • CD£12.99
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            Will GlassGlass Breaks - All Original Live Drum Breaks Fatbeats
            Side A: 32 original live drum breaks, recorded using a variety of analog and digital techniques, and influenced by hip hop, jazz, funk, rock and roll,...
            • Will Glass – sample one
            • Will Glass – sample two
            • LP£10.99
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            Jackie OpelI Love JamaicaPyramid
            Two great jump up tunes back to back different styles but both aimed at the dancefloor. enjoy!
            • Jackie Opel – I Love Jamaica
            • Roland Alphonso – El Pussycat Ska
            Somebody ScreamRap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black PowerFaber And Faber
            For many African Americans of a certain demographic the sixties and seventies were the golden age of political movements. The Civil Rights movement segued...
            Desmond Dekker And The AcesRudie Got SoulPyramid
            Two rudeboy anthems from 1967, loud and clean pressings.
            • Desmond Dekker And The Aces – Rudie Got Soul
            • Desmond Dekker And The Aces – Rudeboy Train
            • 7"£5.99
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            Roland AlphonsoSong For My FatherPyramid
            Wicked 1967 version of Horace Silver's jazz classic with the moody "nothing for nothing on the flip.
            • Roland Alphonso – Song For My Father
            • Roland Alphonso – Nothing For Nothing
            Lost HighwayThe True Story Of Country MusicSmithsonian Books
            The real history of the musicians, songwriters, and producers who made country music the "Voice of America."This is the definitive history of country...
            • Book (950g)£6.99
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            Punk DiaryUltimate Trainspotter's Guide to Underground Rock 1970-1982Backbeat Books
            Punk Diary is a comprehensive chronicle of the punk rock era, combining for the first time in one volume the previously published Punk Diary and Post...
            • Book (1.6kg)£6.00
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            Minimal Wave TapesVolume Two Stones Throw
            The second volume of the 'Minimal Wave Tapes' series, a collection of rare 80's, early electronic minimal experiments and proto techno compiled from bands...
            • hard corps – dirty
            • in trance 95 – president
            • philippe laurent – distortion
            • das ding – h .s.t.a
            • subject – what happened to you?
            • antonym – cinnamon air
            • CD£11.99
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            • 2×LP£14.99
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            Roland AlphonsoWoman Of The WorldPyramid
            two jazzy ska instrumentals from the mid 60s with a killer version of jimmy smith's the cat on the flip.
            • Roland Alphonso – Woman Of The World
            • Roland Alphonso – The Cat
            Suns Of Arqa Feat. Prince Far IBrujo MagicEmotional Rescue
            Featuring an unreleased edit of “Brujo Magic”, described by the label as an “off-kilter reggae-not-disco jam”, and “ethno-dub...
            • Suns Of Arqa – Brujo Magik Unreleased Edit
            • Suns Of Arqa – Ananta Snake Dance
            • 12"£8.99
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            The Gospel Side Of ElvisBy Joe MoscheoCenter Street
            Gospel music was a significant part of not only who Elvis was as a man, but as an artist as well. This book looks at his roots and the role of gospel...
            Sing Me Back HomeLove, Death and Country MusicFaber And Faber
            The years from about 1950 to 1970 were the golden age of twang. Country music's giants all strode the earth in those years: Hank Williams and Johnny...
            • Book (400g)£9.99
              Out of stock