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    Hill / Rosehill AndersonDelicate Rose / Wild DreamsPeoples Potential Unlimited
    First in a series of split 12inch singles, PPU-019 features the rare 80s funk recordings of Durham North Carolina’s Willie Hill and Milwaukee Wisconsin’s...
    • Hill / Rosehill Anderson – Delicate Rose ( Vocal )
    • Hill / Rosehill Anderson – Delicate Rose ( Instrumental )
    • Hill / Rosehill Anderson – Wild Dreams ( Vocal )
    • Hill / Rosehill Anderson – Wild Dreams ( Instrumental )
    • 12"£10.99
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    Illum SphereDreamstealin'Tectonic
    Illum Sphere's debut 12" on Tectonic, and easily one of his best to date. Killer drum programming and dark, encroaching synthwork on the two originals,...
    • Illum Sphere – Dreamstealin'
    • Illum Sphere – Blood Music (Indigo Remix)
    • 12"£5.99
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    KalimaFly Away (1984)Factory
    1984 ACR dance/jazz offshoot on Factory Records
    • Kalima – Fly Away
    • Original 12"£8.99
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    CerroneJe Suis Music (1978)CBS
    With picture sleeve
    • Cerrone – Je Suis Music
    • Original 12"£8.00
      Out of stock
    Valentine BrothersMoney's Too Tight To Mention (1982)Energy Records
    Party Classic!
    • Valentine Brothers – Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
    • Original 12"£8.00
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    Truth Is Light (Various Artists)One Step / Magic Body / I Need You / Work MeTruth Is Light
    Truth is Light keeps charging along with what could be their most dynamic release yet. Still obscure but rather less obtuse than previous outings! Limited...
    • Truth Is Light (Various Artists) – One Step
    • Truth Is Light (Various Artists) – Magic Body
    • Truth Is Light (Various Artists) – I Need You
    • Truth Is Light (Various Artists) – Work Me
    • 12"£7.99
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    Set The ToneRap Your Love (1983)Island
    • Set The Tone – Rap Your Love
    The TennorsRide Your Donkey / I've Got To Get You Off My MindIsland
    2 killer Rocksteady classics back to back. Original vinyl in great condition.
    • The Tennors – Ride Your Donkey
    • The Tennors –  I've Got To Get You Off My Mind
    • Original 7"£30.00
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    FaustSomething DirtyBureau
    Exactly 40 years after their debut, Faust have come up with another archetypical album: inspiring, innovative, unpredictable, crossing boundaries, anarchic...
      • LP£13.99
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      • CD£13.99
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      Third World Cop(1999)Palm Pictures
      'We run tings, tings nuh run we!' The Harder they Come meets 90s Dancehall. Imagine Cutty Ranks playing a bent cop? Elephant Man and Ninjaman as gang...
      • NTSC DVD£8.99
        Out of stock
      Glass, A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts (2009)A Film By Scott HicksLace Digital Media
      Scott Hicks directs this biographical film about the life and work of composer Philip Glass. Breaking his life down into 12 distinct stages, the film explores...
      • DVD£18.99
        Out of stock
      The Filth and the Fury (1999)A Sex Pistols film by Julien TempleFilm4
      Julien Temple directs this documentary profile of the Sex Pistols - Johnny Rotten (née Lydon), Glen Matlock, Paul Jones, Steve Cook and Sid Vicious...
      Lee PerryBlackboard Jungle 10"Clocktower
      4 track 10" - heavy Lee Perry action ! featuring two mixes of Blackboard Jungle by King Tubby.
      • Lee Perry – Blackboard Jungle Version 1
      • Lee Perry – Rubba Rubba Words
      • Lee Perry – Little Flute Chant
      • 10"£7.99
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      Martyn & Mike SlottCollabs 1All City Dublin
      First 12" in an exciting new series from All City - 'Collabs' joins the label's favorite musical minds together, and this first killer pairing of Martyn...
      • Martyn & Mike Slott – All Nights
      • Martyn & Mike Slott – Pointing Fingers
      • 12"£6.99
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      Anthony Shake ShakirFrictionalism 1994-2009 Remixes 2/2 - MRSK / SkudgeRush Hour
      New generation techno stars MRSK and Skudge remix techno pioneer, Shake Shakir!
      • Anthony Shake Shakir – The Floor Filler - Skudge"s Floor Killer remix)
      • Anthony Shake Shakir – Travelers - MRSK Remix
      • 12"£6.99
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      Art BlakeyHoliday For Skins Vol. 1Heavenly Sweetness
      This is Art Blakey's most rare project dedicated to percussion and probabaly the best one. Art Blakey is here leading a great jazz and percussionist...
      • Art Blakey – The Feast
      • LP£19.99
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      Hard BopJazz & Black Music 1955 - 1965Oxford University Press
      Devoted to the history of this jazz movement, the study combines a narrative of the evolution of hard bop - from its beginnings as an amalgam of bebop...
      • Book (350g)£13.99
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      The DirtbombsParty StoreIn The Red
      Moodyman associate Mick Collins aka 'The Dirtbombs' release 'Party Store' - nine disco/punky/ garage live interpretations of classic Detroit house and...
      • The Dirtbombs – cosmic cars
      • The Dirtbombs – sharevari
      • The Dirtbombs – good life
      • The Dirtbombs – strings of life
      • The Dirtbombs – jaguar
      • 2×LP£20.99
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      • CD£12.99
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      The MetersRejuvenationWarner Bros
      Classic funk album from 1974 featuring the massive "Just Kissed My Baby", "People Say", "What 'Cha Say", "Jungle Man", "Hey Pocky Away", "It Ain't No Use"...
      • The Meters – People Say
      • The Meters – Just Kissed My Baby
      • The Meters – What' cha Say
      • The Meters – Jungle Man
      • The Meters – Hey Pocky A-way
      • The Meters – It Ain't No Use
      • The Meters – Africa
      • CD£7.99
        In stockAdd to Bag
      • LP (180 gram)£21.99
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      The ExouticsThe Exoutics Touch E.P.Kindred Spirits
      A reissue of 3 must-have dancefloor glisteners taken from their tough to find US boogie LP 'The Exoutic Touch'. The Exoutics were a group of NY-based...
      • The Exoutics – That's Me
      • The Exoutics – Groove Move Ya
      • The Exoutics – If You Can't Feel The Funk
      • 12"£6.99
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      The Sisters and BrothersYeah, You Right / Dear Ike (Remember I'm John's Girl)Uni Records
      Rare female funk! Bad tune. (bit noisy so reduced)
      • The Sisters and Brothers – Yeah, You Right
      • Original 7"£15.00
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      6th & 7th Book Of Moses, And The Magical Uses Of The P6th & 7th Book Of Moses, And The Magical Uses Of The PsalmsLushena Books
      It is unknown when these magical books were written, but we know they were translated from the ancient Hebrew.
      • Book (250g)£8.99
        Out of stock
      CultureCulture At Joe Gibbs17 North Parade
      Four bumper CDs compiling everything recorded by Culture for the one and only Joe Gibbs. Three classic albums (Two Sevens Clash; Baldhead Bridge; More...
      • 4×CD£14.99
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      Sharon JonesI Learned The Hard WayDaptone
      Recorded on an Ampex eight-track tape machine, the record drips with a warmth and spontaneity rarely found since the golden days of Muscle Shoals and Stax....
      • Sharon Jones – the game gets old
      • Sharon Jones – better things
      • Sharon Jones – she ain;t a child no more
      • CD£12.99
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      • LP + Download Code£17.99
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      GraviousJunction City EPSaigon
      New single fromv Scottish based producer Gravious who originally made a name for himself in the early years of now legendary label Hotflush Recordings....
      • Gravious – Junction City
      • Gravious – Lodestone
      • Gravious – Lunar Module
      • 12"£5.99
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      BreaksLook Into YourselfDub Jockey
      new roots 10" produced and arranged by dub judah
      • Breaks – Looks Into Yourself
      • Breaks – Looks Into Yourself Dub
      • 10"£5.99
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      Jack McDuffMagnetic Feel (1975)Cadet
      Includes the jazz dance killer 'Blue Monsoon'. Rare fusion on Cadet, 1975. Tough line-up includes George Benson (with his jazz hat on), Phil Upchurch,...
      • Jack McDuff – Blue Monsoon
      • Original LP£30.00
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      Crosby, Stills and NashThe BiographyDa Capo Press
      This is a new edition of the definitive biography of Crosby, Stills and Nash, fully updated with more than 300 photographs. Crosby, Stills and Nash created...
      • Book (750g)£12.99
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      Demdike StareTryptychModern Love
      Twenty- three track triple CD edition compiling the three Demdike Stare LP’s released in 2010 – Forest Evil, Liberation Through Hearing and...
      • Demdike Stare – Forest of Evil (Dawn)
      • Demdike Stare – Quiet Sky (Bonus Track)
      • Demdike Stare – Caged in Stammheim
      • Demdike Stare – Regolith
      • 3×LP£12.99
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      Graffiti BrasilWith over 300 colour illustrationsThames And Hudson
      Here is a report from the trenches on the most exciting and original graffiti scene to emerge in the past decade. From extraordinary creative extremes...
      • Book (600g)£9.95
        Out of stock
      The Man Who Recorded The WorldA Biography Of Alan Lomax by John SzwedWilliam Heinemann Ltd
      Writer, musicologist, archivist, singer, DJ, filmmaker, record, radio and TV producer, Alan Lomax was a man of many parts. Without him the history of popular...
      • Book (750g)£14.99
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      KraftwerkMusic Non-StopContinuum Publishing
      When they were creating and releasing their most influential albums in the mid to late 1970s, Kraftwerk were far from the musical mainstream - and yet...
      • Book (400g)£14.99
        Out of stock
      People Funny BoyThe Genius Of Lee Scratch PerryOmnibus Press
      Arguably the most influential force in Jamaican music, Lee Perry brought Bob Marley to international stardom and has since collaborated with artists such...
      • Book (500g)£12.95
        Out of stock
      SantanaAmigos (1976)CBS
      Mid-70s, Carlos still in the zone. Latin rock-salsa-soul fusions.
        • Original LP£7.99
          Out of stock
        Morgan ZarateHookidHyperdub
        Skewed r'n'b/twisted funk experimentalist Morgan Zarate produces the first 12" from Hyperdub of 2011! 'Hookid' is a hazy psychedelic collison between grime...
        • Morgan Zarate – Hookid
        • Morgan Zarate – buy bye
        • Morgan Zarate – sp
        • 12"£5.99
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        The SonarphonicSuper BreakerPeoples Potential Unlimited
        Southern Florida, 1984. The Sonarphonic sound was pioneered by James McCauley aka Maggotron/DXJ/Basstech. Originally produced for Bound Sound records in...
        • The Sonarphonic – Super Breaker
        • 7"£7.99
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        DrummanThe Quasar EPLUX REC
        Very decent 3 track 12" on this cool swiss label, LUX REC! Crossing over into a number of territories on a JAK tip... strong release! TIP!As Drumman,...
        • Drumman – Endless Galaxy
        • Drumman – Stardance
        • Drumman – Whate Tie, Black Hole
        • 12"£7.99
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        Distal & HXDBTyperwriter Tune VIP / Frozen BarnaclesSurefire Sound
        Following on from his debut on Soul Jazz Records 'Future Bass' compilation, Distal returns a collabo with Hxdb and Mayhem. Distal uses dynamic sound that...
        • Distal & HXDB – Typewriter Tune VIP
        • Distal & HXDB – Frozen Barnacles
        • 12"£5.99
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        Black Music In The Harlem RenaissanceA Collection Of EssaysUniversity Of Tennessee Press
        By the mid-1920s, the Harlem Renaissance was underway. As an effort to secure economic, social and cultural equality with white citizens, the Renaissance...
        • Book (350g)£19.99
          Out of stock
        Carriacou String Band SerenadePerforming Identity In The Eastern CaribbeanWesleyan University Press
        Every year, on a weekend before Christmas, the small Caribbean island of Carriacou, Grenada, holds its annual Parang Festival, featuring concerts, performances...
        Surely Bassy001 EPSurely Bassy
        Introducing the debut single from new label Surely Bassy! Judging by the name of the label the guys have a sense of humour but the music is no joke bruv....
        • glentron – cast a light
        • isaac martin – a new dawn (oh baby)
        • 12"£5.99
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        Griots And GriottesA Comprehensive Guide To West Africa's GriotsIndiana University Press
        Alex Haley's "Roots" introduced griots to the world outside of West Africa and generated an enormous amount of interest in their profession. "Griots and...
        • Book (650g)£24.99
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        IntonationsA Social History Of Music And Nation In AngolaOhio University Press
        Intonations tells the story of how Angola's urban residents in the late colonial period (roughly 1945-74) used music to talk back to their colonial oppressors...
        • Book (450g)£29.50
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        Brazil Bossa Beat!Bossa Nova And The Story Of Elenco Records, BrazilSoul Jazz Records
        Following on from our Bossa Nova album and deluxe book (compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker) comes this incredible collection of bossa nova tracks...
        • Edu Lobo – Resolucao
        • Baden Powell – Consolacao
        • Quarteto Em Cy – Canto de Ossanha
        • Sergio Ricardo – A Fabrica
        • Edu Lobo – Zanzibar
        • Vinicius and Odette – Berimbau
        • MPB-4 – Beco Do Mota
        • Roberto Menescal – Cinco Por Oito
        • Nara Leao – Maria Moita
        • Sergio Ricardo – Enquanto a Tristeza Nao Vem
        • Edu Lobo – Upa Neguinho
        • Nara Leao – Nana
        • Baden Powell – Candomble
        • Edu Lobo – Reza
        • Quarteto Em Cy – Amaralina
        • Lennie Dale – Sambar de Mudar
        • Nara Leao – Consolacao
        • MPB-4 – Cravo E Canela
        • Lucio Alves – Negro
        • Baden Powell – Coisa No. 1
        • Roberto Menescal – Adriana
        • Sylvia Telles – Samba De Uma Nota So
        • MPB-4 – Sentinela
        • Deluxe CD£11.99
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        • 2×LP£14.99
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        • MP3 Release£7.99
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        1978 self-titled debut album from the Philly jazz-fusion group. Featuring a warm, smooth aesthetic and flawless production, Breakwater's cohesive sound...
        • Breakwater – Work It Out
        • Reissue LP£11.99
          Out of stock
        • Original LP£15.00
          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original Vinyl
          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!
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        Black Rhythms Of PeruReviving African Musical Heritage In The Black PacificWesleyan University Press
        In the late 1950s to 1970s, an Afro-Peruvian revival brought the forgotten music and dances of Peru's African musical heritage to Lima's theatrical stages....
        • Book (500g)£22.99
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        The Fabulous ThreeThe Best OfTruth & Soul
        Produced by Truth & Soul's Jeff Dynamite and Leon Michels, who were responsible for the mindblowing retro soul groups 'El Michels Affair' and 'Menahan...
        • The Fabulous Three – answer me softly pt.1
        • The Fabulous Three – nightbird
        • The Fabulous Three – whitesands pt.1
        • The Fabulous Three – recording 82
        • CD£12.99
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        • New LP £16.99
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        Wildman Of RhythmThe Life And Music Of Benny MoreUniversity Press Of Florida
        Benny More (1919-1963) was one of the giants at the centre of the golden age of Cuban music. Arguably the greatest singer ever to come from the island,...
        • Book (500g)£17.99
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        Rumba RulesThe Politics Of Dance Music In Mobutu's ZaireDuke University Press
        Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled Zaire (now the Democratic Republic Congo) from 1965 until 1997, was fond of saying "happy are those who sing and dance," and...
        • Book (500g)£22.99
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        Alex ClareUp All Night - Stbrkt RemixWhite
        Limited supply. Sbtrkt turns UK singer Alex Clare’s song “Up All Night” into something sinister. Diplo and Switch produced the original...
        • Alex Clare – Up All Night (SBTRKT VIP Mix)
        • 10"£6.49
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