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    MadlibVol. 3: Beat Konducta In IndiaStones Throw
    The mighty Madlib returns with volume 3 of his fantastic beats albums! Based around his love for Indian music, he has clearly been digging in the crates...
    • Madlib – Enter: Hot Curry
    • Madlib – Indian Hump
    • Madlib – Movie Finale
    • Madlib – Raw Tranquility Pt.3
    • Madlib – Freeze
    • LP£13.99
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    The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova & Popular Music(Revised and Expanded Edition) By Chris McGowan and Ricardo PessanhaTemple
    Brazilian music has exponentially increased in its popularity over the decade since the last edition of "The Brazilian Sound" was published. This revised...
    • Book (550g)£28.99
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    Horace AndyBest Of (Studio One)Studio One
    12 classic early Horace tracks recorded at the legendary Studio One check - "ain't no sunshine" "rock your baby" "born in the ghetto" "oh lord" produced...
      • LP£12.99
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      Minnie RipertonLes Fleurs -The Minnie Riperton AnthologyStateside
      Essential compilation ranging from the Rotary Connection classic "I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun" to "Les Fleur", "Lovin' You", "Inside My Love" and loads...
        • CD£7.99
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        • New 2×LP (180 GRAM) + Download Code£24.95
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        Pharoah SandersLive At The East (1972)Impulse!
        Awesome recording with all the best features of Pharoah's Impulse period but enhanced by the energy of a live performance in front of an appreciative and...
          • Original LP£35.00
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          Tenor SawRub A Dub MarketBlue Mountain
          that's the only way to shop, at the rub a dub market!! killer 80s dancehall taken from his album "fever" with version on the b-side.
          • Tenor Saw – Rub A Dub Market
          Polyphonic Voices Of GeorgiaThe Anchiskhati ChoirSoul Jazz Records
          The second release on our own World Audio Foundation sub-label features the deep sacred and spiritual vocal music from the Georgian Republic in Eastern...
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O, Holy God
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – God Is The Lord
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – St Nino's Collect-Hymn
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Come, Let Us Worship
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – The Angels In Heaven
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo (ver.2)
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo (ver.3)
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – You Are A Vine
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Cross Your Worship
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – That We May Raise
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – A Mercy Of Peace
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Come, Let Us Worship (Ver.2)
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Lord Forces, Be With Us
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Christ Is Risen From The Dead
          • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Lord, Save Thy People
          • CD£12.00
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          • MP3 Release£7.99
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          Billy StewartUnbelievable (1965)Chess
          Chicago jazz soul vocals from 65 recorded at Chess Records
            • Original LP£15.00
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            Shirley VaughnWatch Out Mr Lonely/ Just A Little LoveDouble RR
            Great, independent 60's soul. Mint copy original USA 45
            • Shirley Vaughn – Just A Little Love
            • Shirley Vaughn – Watch Out Mr. Lonely
            Creative SourceWho Is He And What Is He To You / Can't Hide LoveSussex
            Absolutely fantastic re-issue two-tracker 12" from Creative Source on Sussex! Complete with original label art. Classic rare groove - essential!
            • Creative Source – Who Is He And What Is He To You
            • Creative Source – Can't Hide Love
            • Reissue 12"£7.99
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            Bob Marley & The WailersCautionBeverley's
            Two vintage cuts from Bob Marley and Peter Tosh recorded for Leslie Kong's label Beverley's in the late 60s to early 70s.
            • Bob Marley & The Wailers – Caution
            • 7"£3.50
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            Sylford WalkerChant Down BabylonSouth East Music
            classic late 70s roots vocal with a killer tubby dub on the press don't sleep!!
            • Sylford Walker – Chant Down Babylon
            • 7"£4.99
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            Andre WilliamsDo The PopcornChecker
            Rare Cadet, Heavy Chicago style popcorn! 
            • Andre Williams – Do The Popcorn
            • Original 7"£25.00
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            Baba BrooksDuck SoupTreasure Isle
            two storming ska tracks reissued on orange vinyl,good clean pressings as well
            • Baba Brooks – Duck Soup
            • 7"£5.99
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            Dennis AlcaponeFunky TangTreasure Isle
            wicked dee jay cut to "woman of the ghetto" which is featured on the b-side.
            • Dennis Alcapone – Funky Tang
            • 7"£5.99
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            Earl Flute & Horace AndyPeter And JudusMafia
            dark funk/reggae cut from producer keith hudson slipping into darkness indeed!!
            • Earl Flute & Horace Andy – Peter And Judas
            • 7"£4.99
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            Karl BryanRed AshTreasure Isle
            two rocksteady classics recorded for duke reid's treasure isle label in the middle 60s
            • Karl Bryan – Red Ash
            • 7"£4.99
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            Point From Which Creation Begins (2004)The Black Artist's Group Of St. LouisMissouri Historical Society Press
            From 1968 to 1972, St. Louis was home to the Black Artists' Group (BAG), a seminal arts collective that nurtured African American experimentalists involved...
            Phyllis DillionThe Hands Of LoveSure Shot
            two soul to rocksteady tunes from phyllis dillion reissued on orange vinyl.
            • Phyllis Dillion – The Hands Of Love
            • 7"£3.99
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            U RoyThe Hudson AffairRebind
            Classic dee jay cut to "Riot" The Soul Syndicate/Keith Hudson version of the Hugh Masekela tune.
            • U Roy – The Hudson Affair
            • 7"£3.99
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            Justin HindsTry MeTreasure Isle
            two sider from justin hinds with the strolling ska of try me on the a side.
            • Justin Hinds – Try Me
            • 7"£5.99
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            MartynGreat Lengths3024
            First of all..Wow! This album is truly brilliant! Martyn has been teasing us all with his 12" single releases on his own label 3024 for the past year...
            • Martyn – krdl-t-grv
            • Martyn – Seventy Four
            • Martyn – Vancouver
            • Martyn – Elden St.
            • Martyn – Hear Me
            • Martyn – Is This Insanity? Ft. Spaceape
            • CD£8.99
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            • 3×LP£16.99
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            Horace AndyBest Of2b1
            15 Horace Andy classics!
              • CD£7.99
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              Johnny OsbourneMr Budy ByeVP Records
              Ultimate classic album including 'Buddy Bye' the classic sleng teng killer track, 'Chopper', 'Fully Ranking' and 'No Ice Cream Sound'! Killer!!!!! CD...
                • Reissue LP£11.99
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                • CD£9.99
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                The Book Of Salsa - By Cesar Miguel Rondon (2008)A Chronicle Of Urban Music From The Caribbean To New YorkUniversity Of North Carolina Press
                This book provides the authoritative history of salsa. Until now, the single comprehensive chronicle of the music - and the industry that grew up around...
                • Book (550g)£13.99
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                Samba (1991)Alma GuillermoprietoVintage Departures
                Every year the favelas of Rio organize teams of Samba dancers to compete in the yearly carnival. The author follows the preparations from the perspective...
                • Original Book (250g)£8.00
                  Secondhand paperback (difft cover)
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                Carnival Music Of Eastern CubaConga De Los HoyosSoul Jazz Records
                CONGA DE LOS HOYOS, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest and best-known carnival groups in Santiago, Cuba today. Group members are exclusively from the...
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Un Solo Golpe
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Apertura
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Ahora Si !
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Vereda Tropical (Version 1)
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – La Invacion / Viene El Cocoye
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Hasta Santiago A Pie
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Vereda Tropical (Version 2)
                • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Recordando Viejos Tiempos
                The Mystery Of Samba (1999)Hermano ViannaThe University Of North Carolina Press
                Samba is Brazil's "national rhythm", the symbol of its culture and nationhood. It symbolizes the racial and cultural mixture that, since the 1930s, most...
                • Original Book (400g)£18.00
                  Out of print USA hardback no dustjacket ex-library w'stamps/stickers in good overall condition
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                Omar SouleymanHighway to HassakeSublime Frequencies
                Omar Souleyman is a Syrian musical LEGEND! Since he started performing in 1994 he has released at least 500 live and studio cassette albums (im pretty...
                  • CD£14.99
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                  • 2×LP£21.99
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                  GayladsSoul BeatStudio One
                  Classic Studio One album from this 60s group.
                    • CD£10.99
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                    Land of KushAgainst The DayConstellation
                    Superb album of percussive deep jazz abandon with a mystical Middle Eastern flavour! This is on the great Constellation post rock label and if you can...
                    • Land of Kush – The Light Over the Ranges
                    • Land of Kush – Icelandic Spar
                    • Land of Kush – Bilocations
                    • Land of Kush – Against the Day
                    • 2×LP£16.99
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                    John Coltrane (2007)Live In '60, '61 & '65Jazz Icons
                    John Coltrane performs live in Germany and Belgium in 1960, 1961, and 1965. Songs include 'Autumn Leaves', 'What's New', 'My Favourite Things', and more. Region...
                    • DVD£16.99
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                    Falty DLLove Is A LiabilityPlanet Mu
                    Planet Mu has a long and distinguished record of breaking new exciting artists and new signing FaltyDL aka Drew Lustman is no exception! New Yorker...
                    • Falty DL – Human meadow
                    • Falty DL – Dionysos
                    • Falty DL – Our Loss
                    • Falty DL – Eniua
                    • CD£10.99
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                    Savath and SavalasMasia : Limited Fan Club 45Stones Throw
                    Beautiful album of dreamy post rock electronica from Scott Herren AKA Prefuse 73! Limited Stones Throw Fan Club 45!!!!
                    • Savath and Savalas – Masia
                    • Savath and Savalas – Jose's instrumental
                    • 7"£5.99
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                    Dimitri From Paris PresentsNight Dubbin' : A Dubbed Out Collection Of Classic 80's Dance Music Mixed By The Idjut BoysBBE
                    Wow!!! Dimitri From Paris has produced another brilliant compilation for Barely Breaking Even! This triple CD compilation is up there with Dimitri's previous...
                    • Raw silk – Just in time and space
                    • WUF ticket – The key (dub) (mixed by francois K)
                    • Third world – One more time (dub) (Remixed by larry Levan & Judy Weinstein)
                    • Jamaica girls – Somebody new (dub) (remixed by larry levan)
                    • 1. Raw silk – Just in time and space
                    • 2. WUF ticket – The key (dub) (mixed by francois K)
                    • 3. Third world – One more time (dub) (Remixed by larry Levan & Judy Weinstein)
                    • View full info and tracklisting
                    • 3×CD£13.99
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                    Savath and SavalasLa LlamaStones Throw
                    Beautiful album of dreamy post rock electronica from Scott Herren AKA Prefuse 73! This is the third album from Scott Herren, Roberto Carlos Lange, and...
                    • Savath and Savalas – La Llama
                    • Savath and Savalas – Las 7 Sendas
                    • Savath and Savalas – Una Cura
                    • Savath and Savalas – Pavo Real
                    • Savath and Savalas – Pajaros En Cadaques
                    • Savath and Savalas – Barceloneta
                    • Savath and Savalas – No Despierta
                    • 2×LP£11.99
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                    • CD£14.99
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                    Marvellous BoyCalypso from West AfricaHonest Jon's
                    Great new compilation from Honest Jon's! Another top package of obscure music from the 1940s and 50s, this time focusing on the calypso sounds of West...
                    • Roy Chicago – Olubunmi
                    • Mayor's Dance Band – Bere Bote
                    • Bobby Benson – Calypso Minor One
                    • Ebeneezer Calender – Cost of Living Nar Freetown
                    • CD£10.99
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                    Bongo Man ByefieldBongo ManTreasure Isle
                    soul to ska bongoman stylee limited repress don't delay...
                    • Bongo Man Byefield – Bongo Man
                    • 7"£3.99
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                    Equidity FunkHard To Find Gems From The Vaults Of P & P RecordsP&P
                    On any given day, Peter Brown will gladly let it be known that he has 500 records "that ain't never been released" in the digital age. A legendary label...
                      • CD£13.99
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                      Walker BrothersThe Immortal Walker BrothersContour
                      Seminal group, seminal voice, top arrangements.
                      • Walker Brothers – make it easy on yourself
                      • Original LP£8.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = UK vinyl

                        100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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                      Very limited represses on yellow vinyl. rare roots produced by Tapper Zukie with wicked horn led dub on the b-side.
                      • Knowledge – centry
                      • 7"£4.99
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                      Mike James KirklandDoin' It RightLuv N Haight
                      'Doin' It Right' is the second album re-issued by Luv N'Haight by Mike James Kirkland. A sacred gem in the soul and rare groove canon, fetching huge sums...
                        Factory Benelux 1980-1985Factory Benelux 1980-1985LTM
                        Factory Records and Les Disques du Crépuscule (a record label from Belgium, formelly known as Benelux hence the name of the compilation) teamed...
                        • Section 25 – Je Veux Ton Amour
                        • Quando Quango – Love Tempo
                        • Nyam Nyam – Fate /Hate
                        • CD£11.99
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                        Les Disques Du Crépuscule 1980-1985Les Disques Du Crépuscule 1980-1985LTM
                        Amazing compilation of post-punk from cult Factory off-shoot label Les Disques du Crepuscle!   Les Disques du Crepuscle are one of the least know and...
                        • Michael Nyman – Mozart
                        • Thick Pigeon – Subway
                        • Repitition – A Still Reflex
                        • Ike Yard – Night After Night
                        • Antena – Camino Del Sol
                        • Mikado – Par Hazard
                        • CD£11.99
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                        Kraftwerk Minimum - MaximumLive 2 DVD SetEMI Music
                        Tracklist includes: 'Meine Damen Und Herren', 'The Man Machine' (Live), 'Planet Of Visions' (Live), 'Tour De France Etape 1' (Live), 'Chrono' (Live), 'Tour...
                        • DVD£19.99
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                        Barry BrownMouth A TalkEek A Mouse
                        Rare repress of killer roots tune with dub on Eek A Mouse records. 4of 4 on this label reissues limited copies
                        • Barry Brown – Mouth A Talk
                        • 7"£4.99
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                        Object Music 1978-1981Object Music 1978-1981LTM
                        Object Music was one of a very few small Manchester based labels which was outshone by labels such as Factory, Rabid and New Hormones. Object Music was...
                        • Contact – Fascinated By Time?
                        • The Passage – Troops Out
                        • CD£11.99
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                        Eric RandomSubliminal: 1980-1982LTM
                        Wicked minimal synth rarities! This double CD version contains the first three Eric Random singles on New Hormones and Les Disques du Crepuscule labels...
                          • 2×CD£11.99
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                          El Michels AffairEnter The 37th ChamberTruth & Soul
                          The long awaited album where the Soul / Funk sound of now meets the classic Hip Hop sounds of the mid 90's. NYC's Truth and Soul posse cover the classic...
                            • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£16.99
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