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    John KlemmerAll The Children Cried (1977)Cadet
    1977 issue of original 1969 recording for Chess Records - deep !
      • Original LP£9.99
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      Ill BluBellion / Dragon PopHyperdub
      North London’s Ill Blu, one of Funky’s most celebrated and promising production duos! ‘Bellion’ is a great example of Funky...
      • Ill Blu – bellion
      • Ill Blu – dragon pop
      • 12"£5.99
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      Slum VillageFaster / Lock It DownNe'Astra
      This is the first 12'' from Slum Village, released on NeAstra Records! The A side has the cut Faster, with production coming from Young RJ. The B Side...
      • Slum Village – Faster (Dirty)
      • 12"£6.99
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      Viva Cubop3Cubop
      • Har You Percussion Group – Barrets Bag
      • CD£11.99
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      Roberta FlackBest Of (1981)Atlantic
      Great Roberta Flack comp !
        • Original LP£6.99
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        Music In The Hispanic CaribbeanExperiencing Music, Expressing CultureOxford University Press
        The Spanish-speaking islands of Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic make up a relatively small region, but their musical and cultural traditions...
        • Book (350g)£24.95
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        The MeditationsI Love JahWackies
        The first release of a masterful album recorded by Bullwackies in the same heady months of 1982 which delivered the Love Joys' Lovers Rock and Junior Delahaye's...
          • 12"£13.99
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          • CD£12.99
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          James PantsNew TropicalStones Throw
          This is the new EP from James Pants on Stones Throw!! It's new, and tropical. 6 electro/dance tracks from James Pants, sounding like a follow-up to...
          • James Pants – Driftwood
          • James Pants – 1988
          • James Pants – Hanama Beat (Throwing Bass)
          • 12"£8.99
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          Urban VodouPolitics And Popular Street Art In HaitiSignal Books
          Great, interesting book of photographs of Haiti street murals - with explanations of what they are about and how they take from history, culture, world...
          • Book (750g)£14.99
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          Jungle BrothersStraight Out the JungleDemon Records
          C-L-A-S-S-I-C!!!! De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest may have been more commercially successful, but the afro centric, jazz political rap movement...
          • Jungle Brothers – Straight Out the Jungle
          • Jungle Brothers – What's goin' On
          • Jungle Brothers – Black is Black
          • New LP (180g)£20.99
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          The CrusadersUnsung Heroes (1973)Blue Thumb
          Wayne Henderson, Wilton Felder, Joe Sample, Stix Hooper, recorded in 1973 on Blue Thumb
            • Original LP£7.99
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            African RootsAct 3Wackies
            Originally issued in 1983 — basically the dub counterpart of Sugar Minott's Wicked Ago Feel It album, and worth buying for the version of Real Rock...
              • CD£12.99
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              • LP£11.99
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              J DillaDonut ShopStones Throw
              Serato and Stones Throw have teamed with the J Dilla Estate for the official J Dilla Serato release, Donut Shop. This is 2 discs with six J Dilla tracks,...
              • J Dilla – history (mos instr)
              • J Dilla – move (tip inst)
              • J Dilla – you can't hold hold a torch (busta instr)
              • 2×LP£24.99
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              Chief Brigadier Olu Oni & His Marathon SystemJuJu - Marathon System Vol. 1Klimt
              A traditional form of Nigerian popular music, Juju spreads from the ancient Yoruba percussion style and its first recordings can be dated back to the 1920s....
              • Chief Brigadier Olu Oni & His Marathon System – JUJU MARATHON SYSTEM JAM 1
              • Chief Brigadier Olu Oni & His Marathon System – JUJU MARATHON SYSTEM JAM 2
              • LP£14.99
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              Wayne JarrettShowcase vol.1Wackies
              Between stints in JA for legends like Glen Brown and Junjo Lawes, Wayne Jarrett travelled from his Connecticut base to the Wackies studio. With Clive Hunt...
              • Wayne Jarrett – Brimstone & Fire
              • Wayne Jarrett – Every Tongue Shall Tell
              • Wayne Jarrett – Magic In The Air
              • Wayne Jarrett – Bubble Up
              • Wayne Jarrett – Darling Your Eyes
              • Wayne Jarrett – Hly Mount Zion
              • LP£14.49
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              • CD£12.99
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              Buddy RichStick It (1972)RCA
              Heavy funky jazz from 1972 from drummer extraordinaire Rich and his big band
                • Original LP£9.99
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                Anthony Red RoseUnder Mi fat thingFirehouse
                killer party dancehall slackness anthem on sleng teng rhythm with version on the b-side
                • Anthony Red Rose – Under Mi fat thing
                • 7"£5.99
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                SnafuAll Funked Up (1975)Capitol
                Rare funky British rock album from 1975.
                • Snafu – Dancing Feet
                • Original LP£12.00
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                Elis Regina & Jair RodriguesDois Na Bossa (1965)Philips
                Elis and Jair live 1965. 'Arrastao', 'Reza' and loads more killer tracks! Original Brazilian vinyl vinyl VG +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
                  • Original LP£30.00
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                  NocandoJimmy The LockAlpha Pup
                  Ace debut album from LA underground rapper Nocando from Project Blowed! Executive produced by Daddy Kev, "Jimmy the Lock" features production from Nosaj...
                  • Nocando – Head Static
                  • Nocando – Hurry Up and Wait
                  • Nocando – I'm On feat. Verbs
                  • CD£11.99
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                  Urban TribeMy First Mistake / D2000 (The Godson remix)Rush Hour
                  This is the fourth installment from Rick Wilhite's 'New & Rare Music' series.  Urban Tribe take the reigns on part D, made up house/techno legends,...
                  • Carl Craig, Kenny Dixon Jr, Shake and Sherard Ingram are Urban Tribe – My First Mistake
                  • Urban Tribe – D2000 (The Godson remix)
                  • 12"£5.99
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                  Southroad ConnectionAin't No Time To Sit Down (1979)United Artists
                  Premium-quality disco-boogie fusions, 1979
                    • Original LP£12.00
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                    Abner JayFolk Song StylistMississippi Records
                    In 1985, Sound of the Westway was released on Chin Chin's own Farmer Records. As a progression from their first 7", SOTW proved to be a brilliant mix of...
                      • LP£12.99
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                      Jimmy "Bo" HorneGoin' Home For Love (1979)Sunshine Sound
                      Disco funk boogie from Miami on Sunshine Sound/T.K. Records, 1979.Original = Original UK Vinyl G ONLY/Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
                        • Original LP£6.00
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                        Saturday Night BandKeep Those Lovers Dancing (1979)Prelude
                        Moses Dillard & Jesse Boyce's disco project on Prelude Records, 1979. This is the rare 2 x 12" Prelude double-pack.
                          • Original 2×LP£12.00
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                          AckeeLick ThemLivity Reggae
                          late 80s dancehall tune from the "don't call me rambo" man with a rhythm version on the flip.
                            • 12"£11.99
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                            Larry Levan'sParadise GarageWest End
                            Larry Levan is given free reign over West End's illustrious catalogue. This incredible collection of his classic West End remixes is a must have for all...
                            • taana gardner – heartbeat
                            • ednah holt – serious, sirius, space party
                            • loose joints – is it all over my face
                            • taana gardner – work that body
                            • taana gardner – when you touch me
                            • 3×LP£22.99
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                            • CD£9.99
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                            Terror DanjahPower GridPlanet Mu
                            Terror Danjah's back on Planet Mu after last year's 'Gremlinz' compilation reintroduced him to the world at large. Since then, as well as Planet Mu, he's...
                            • Terror Danjah – menace
                            • Terror Danjah – pulse
                            • Terror Danjah – power grid
                            • 2×LP£13.99
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                            • CD£11.99
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                            Tom ClayWhat The World Needs Now Is Love (1971)MOWEST
                            Unusual Motown album featuring instrumental versions of hit tracks with spoken word vocals! The title track is a radical civil-rights-era recording...
                            • Tom Clay – What The World Needs Now Is Love
                            • Original LP£15.00
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                            City To City 3DJ Deep 's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit and New York's Secret House GemsBBE
                            Killer compilation of deep raw Chicago & Detroit classics and new house gems from legendary French producer DJ Deep on BBE!! This is DJ Deep's third...
                            • Dee dee brave – feel the breeze (dj deep 'mix edit)
                            • m-m – m-m theme
                            • redshape – the box
                            • traxx – xtc 4 luv
                            • 2×LP£13.99
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                            • CD£6.00
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                            Hypnotic Brass EnsembleHeritageHonest Jon's
                            Five re-workings recorded late last year in Dublin — a Jay-Z (the Kingdom Come intro), a Fela, an Art Of Noise (Moments In Love), an Outkast, a Madlib...
                            • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Prelude
                            • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Spottie
                            • 12"£8.99
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                            Tony AllenKilode (Carl Craig Remixes)Honest Jon's
                            Carl Craig back on Honest Jon's, in devastating form: nervy and urgent, epic and apocalyptic, kicking and funky as anything. The juiciest bits from Lagos...
                              • 12"£5.99
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                              Moritz Von Oswald TrioLive In New YorkHonest Jon's
                              Four extended excursions recorded by Francois K earlier this year, during a Wordless night within Unsound Festival New York; with post-production by Moritz. Guests...
                              • Moritz Von Oswald Trio – Nothing 1
                              • Moritz Von Oswald Trio – 2
                              • 2×LP + Bonus CD£19.99
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                              Foxy BrownLove Is Where You Find ItDug Out
                              From the Black Sublime of Dadawah to the, er, Foxy Brown of Jennifer Hylton: an early-nineties r'n'b-tipped torpedo, recorded by Lloyd Pickout Dennis at...
                              • Foxy Brown – Love Is Where You Find It
                              Esoteric DiscoMixed by ZeusQuiet Village
                              BACK IN STOCK! Exclusive to Sounds of the Universe! We're delighted to be able to offer you this limited edition mix CD from DJ Zeus AKA Joel Martin...
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample One
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample Two
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample Three
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample Four
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample Five
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample Six
                              • Esoteric Disco – Sample Seven
                              • CD£9.99
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                              Mike CooperWorld SlideEthbo
                              Preceding the Killing Melody LP by ten years, this EP was recorded by Mike in the late 90s and originally released on his own CDr label Hipshot. A 500...
                                • 12"£6.99
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                                Stomu Yamashta's East WindFreedom Is Frightening (1973)Island
                                Crazy avant experimentalism from Japan's enfant terrible composer Stomu Yamashta, who is perhaps best known for composing the music to Nicolas Roeg's film...
                                  • Original LP£10.00
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                                  Alton EllisLive And LearnStudio 1
                                  classic rocksteady 1967 style from jamaica's mr soul.
                                  • Alton Ellis – Live And Learn
                                  • 7"£3.00
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                                  Red Bumb BallRare And Unreleased Rocksteady 1966-1968Pressure Sounds
                                  welcome vinyl repress of a killer rocksteady compilation from pressure sounds, featuring derrick morgan, the viceroys, lloyd & Devon, roland alphonso...
                                  • Lloyd & Devon – Red Bumb Ball
                                  • The Viceroys as The Hot Tops – Give It To Him
                                  • 2×LP£15.49
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                                  Shaft (1971)/ Shaft's Big Score! (1972/ Shaft In AfricaStarring Richard RountreeMGM DVD
                                  The three classic Black Action Films in one! Richard Roundtree stars in all three, soundtracks by (in order) Isaac Hayes, Gordon Parks and Johnny Pate....
                                  • NTSC DVD£11.99
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                                  Don CherrySymphony For Improvisers (1966)Blue Note
                                  Superb mid-60s avant garde jazz featuring Pharoah Sanders and Gato Barbieri!
                                    • CD£12.99
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                                    Kool And The GangThe Force (1977)De-Lite Records
                                    Late 70s funk from Kool and the Gang on De-lite.
                                      • Original LP£9.99
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                                      Divine HorsemenThe Living Gods of Haiti (1947-54/1985)Mystic Fire
                                      This film is an amazing (definitive?) documentary about Vodou in Haiti. Filmed in stunning black and white between 1947-54 when Deren lived in Haiti (and...
                                      • NTSC DVD£22.99
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                                      Glen CampbellWichita Lineman (1968)Capitol
                                      It's a classic...Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not...
                                        • Original LP£8.99
                                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+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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