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    DalhousThe Composite Moods Collection Vol 1: House Number 44Blackest Ever Black
    House Number 44 is the first volume of The Composite Moods Collection, a new cycle of Dalhous recordings that examines the relationship between two individuals...
    • Dalhous – Response To Stimuli
    • Dalhous – It Itself, Is Harmless
    • Dalhous – Running Sheets
    • Dalhous – Ecstasy As A Mask Or A Shield
    • Dalhous – Conscience of Nerves
    • Dalhous – Research Network
    • 2×LP£16.99
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    Lee "Scratch" Perry & Pura VidaThe Super Ape Strikes AgainLost Ark Music
    New Lee Scratch Perry album recorded with producer Bregt "Puraman" De Boever at his Belgium studio The Last Ark. 11 tracks of deep roots reggae and...
    • Lee "Scratch" Perry & Pura Vida – Heaven Gate
    • Lee "Scratch" Perry & Pura Vida – Feeling So Good
    • Lee "Scratch" Perry & Pura Vida –  Bamb Bamb Dub
    • Lee "Scratch" Perry & Pura Vida –  Super Ape Strikes Again
    • LP£12.99
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    The Dead YardA Story Of Modern JamaicaFaber and Faber
    Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, a tropical paradise for the planters, a Babylonian exile for the Africans shipped to the Caribbean....
    • Book (300g)£10.99
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    Wes MontgomeryCalifornia Dreaming (1966)Verve
    Produced by Creed Taylor with arrangements by Don Sebesky.
      • LP£16.99
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      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl (heavy USA gatefold)

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      Les McCannComment (1970)Atlantic
      Top soul jazz from pianist McCann featuring Roberta Flack, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Junior Mance, Dick Griffin and more. Atlantic, 1970
        • Original LP£12.00
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        Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80Edited by Jon Savage and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Books
        Soul Jazz Records’ massive deluxe 400-page Punk 45s cover art book edited and compiled by Jon Savage (author of the seminal book on punk, England’s...
        Miles DavisGreatest Hits (1969)CBS (Holland)
        Just like it says on the tin.
        • Miles Davis – So What
        • Original LP£9.99
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        Country Joe And The FishI-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die (1967)Vanguard
        This deluxe reissue features Charters’ original stereo and mono mixes of the album, the latter available for the first time since 1967. Bonus cuts...
          • Original LP£12.00
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          • 2×CD£12.99
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          Charlie EarlandInfant Eyes (1979)Muse
          Killer post-bop on Muse! Rare
            • Original LP£15.00
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            Lovers RockJohn GotoAutograph
            A new book of portraits published by Autograph ABP, with commissioned texts by Paul Gilroy, John Goto, Mark Sealy, and Baroness Lola Young. Lovers'...
            Black In White AmericaPhotographs By Leonard FreedGetty Publications
            Wicked photos - Freed is like the Jamal Shabazz of the 60s. These photographs include the pics used on Eddie Palmieri's classic Harlem River Drive LP (the...
            • Book (900g)£21.95
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            McCoy TynerSama Layuca (1975)Milestone
            With the assistance of Gary Bartz, Bobby Hutcherson and Azar Lawrence, this mid-seventies recording on Milestone sees McCoy Tyner in full flight. HARDCORE!
            • McCoy Tyner – La Cubana
            • CD£11.99
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            • Original LP£12.00
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            Horace SilverSilver 'N Wood (1976)Blue Note
            Fantastic late period Silver - deeper than ever.
              • Original LP£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Blue label original Liberty Blue Note vinyl, top & bottom spine bit split

                Original = Original USA Vinyl

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              Little SisterSomebody's Watching You / Stanga (1970)Atco Records
              Wicked funky soul written & produced by Sly Stone
              • Little Sister – Somebody's Watching You
              • Original 7"£15.00
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              The Boom Box Project : The Machines, the Music, and the Rise of Hip-HopSpike Lee, Lyle OwerkoAbrams
              This book is the bomb!Wicked photos and related boombox mania. Seriously it's wicked.  Description: On the heels of the graffiti renaissance comes...
              • Book (1.1kg)£15.99
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              Quartette Tres BienStepping Out (1965)Decca
              Superb rare original USA pressing tough perscussive jazz quartet instrumental. Wicked!
                • Original LP£25.00
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                Curtis MayfieldSweet ExorcistCurtom
                Slightly over-looked Curtis album from '74 that includes the funky break "Kung Fu"! Original= original curtom first pressing gatefold USA not great...
                • Curtis Mayfield – kung fu
                • Reissue LP£8.99
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                • Original LP£19.99 £6.99
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                Earth, Wind And FireThe Need of LoveWarner Bros
                Awesome early album from Earth, Wind and Fire with a rougher, deeper, less slick vibe than their later stuff. This falls in-between the sound of 'The Pharoahs',...
                • Earth, Wind And Fire – Energy
                • LP + Download Code£16.99
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                Ernie K-DoeThe R&B Emperor of New OrleansThe Historic New Orleans Collection
                May 1961, and one tune was sitting pretty atop both the R&B and pop charts: Mother-in-Law became the first hit by a New Orleans artist to rule black...
                • Book (1.5kg)£24.99
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                Listen Whitey! The Sights And Sounds Of Black Power 1965-1975Fantagraphics Books
                Noted music producer and scholar Pat Thomas spent five years in Oakland, CA researching Listen, Whitey! The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975....
                • Book (1.2kg)£28.99
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                Antonio Carlos JobimTide (1970)A&M Records
                Jobim getting deep on this instrumental Creed Taylor produced/Van Gelder engineered album of Bossa Jazz recorded in New York 1970. Line-up includes Hermeto...
                • Antonio Carlos Jobim – tema jazz
                • Original LP£15.00
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                Bill WithersUse Me (1972)Sussex
                Classic funky soul tune
                • Bill Withers – Use Me
                • Original 7"£10.00
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                Buddy RichVery Live At Buddy's Place (1974)Groove Merchant
                Versions of Herbie Hancock's "Chameleon" and Horace Silver's "Nica's Dream" with Sal Nistico on tenor and Kenny Barron on piano. Great, intimate live performance...
                • Buddy Rich – Chameleon
                Anna Homler & Steve MoshierBreadwoman & Other TalesRVNG
                Reissue of this tape release from the 80s. Los Angeles based Homler is a performance artist and vocalist who sings in an invented tongue. This selection...
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Ee Chê
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Oo Nu Dah
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Gu She’ Na’ Di
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Giyah
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Yesh’ Te
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Sirens
                • Anna Homler & Steve Moshier – Celestial Ash
                • CD£11.99
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                • LP£21.99
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                EmpiricalConnectionCuneiform Records
                Empirical build on the extroverted improvisational ethos of the 1960s 'New Thing' movement, embracing oblique harmonies, translucent textures and...
                  • CD£12.99
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                  Czech Up! Vol. 1: Chain of FoolsVarious ArtistsVampi Soul
                  Freak-beat, fuzz-soul, female pop, disco and jazz-funk from the vaults of Czech label, Supraphone issued between 66-68! 
                    • CD£13.99
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                    Golden TeacherFirst Three EPsGolden Teacher
                    This 12-track release pulls together three, now classic, EPs that originally dropped on Optimo Music: 'Bells From The Deep End', 'Do Not Go Gentle...
                      • LP£18.99
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                      • CD£13.99
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                      Healing Force ProjectGravitational Lensing EPFirecracker Recordings
                      Sounding like early 23 Skidoo replayed on drum machines and samplers, there's much to admire about the hectic rhythms, foreboding textures and dusty samples...
                          Jackie McLeanIt's Time!Blue Note
                          Limited edition reissue from the prestigious Blue Note catalogue with original artwork. Audiophile grade, 180g vinyl, stereo LP. Recorded in 1964...
                          • Jackie McLean – Cancellation
                          • Jackie McLean – Das' Dat
                          • Jackie McLean – It's Time
                          • Jackie McLean – Revillot
                          • Jackie McLean – 'Snuff
                          • Jackie McLean – Truth
                            Jeb Loy NicholsLong Time TravellerOn-U Sound
                            Jeb Loy Nichols finally comes home to On-U Sound, the label he first befriended in 1981. Backed by members of Dub Syndicate and The Roots, and with Adrian...
                              • 2×CD£11.99
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                              • LP£16.99
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                              Lizzy Mercier DesclouxMambo NassauLight In The Attic
                              Reissue of Lizzy Mercier Descloux's tropical moment 'Mambo Nassau', originally released in 1981 on ZE Records. 
                                • LP£23.99
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                                • CD£13.99
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                                Mike HuckabyMy Life With The Wave Vol. 2Synth
                                Deep, deep house music bomb from Detroit's Mike Huckaby - finally back in stock! 
                                • Mike Huckaby – Let The Dancer Do His Thing
                                • Mike Huckaby – Phuture
                                • Mike Huckaby – Baseline 313
                                • Mike Huckaby – Another Fantasy
                                • 12" EP£11.99
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                                Nature ZonePorcupine / Rhythm (Will Keep Us Together) (1976)London Records
                                Monster latin funk disco bomb!
                                • Nature Zone – Porcupine
                                • Original 7"£10.00
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                                HanzReducerTri Angle
                                Debut album from Hanz on Tri Angle. With a penchant for the cinematic, the Georgia-born North Carolina-based producer cuts blasted, abstract beats...
                                  LetheretteRefreshNinja Tune
                                  Letherette make their long awaited return with their first new music since 2013's self-titled debut album on Ninja Tune. Returning from an extended...
                                    • 12" EP£6.99
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                                    Killer post-punk release produced by Capitol K of Archie Bronson Outfit! 
                                      • 12"£8.99
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                                      Sonny StittShangri-La (1964)Prestige
                                      Rare soul jazz on Prestige. Original stereo pressing. some sleeve wearw/ Don Patterson, and Billy James
                                        • Original LP£35.00
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                                        Shinobi IIIShinobi III: Return Of The Ninja MasterData Disc
                                        Issue of music from the classic Sega Megadrive game, 'Shinobi III'! Composed by Hirofumi Murasaki, Morihiko Akiyama and Masayuki Nagao. 
                                          • LP£22.99
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                                          Soul Sok Sega Sega Sounds From Mauritius 1973-1979Various ArtistsStrut
                                          Strut focus in on the séga sound of Mauritius, the “blues of the Indian Ocean", with a comprehensive look at this utterly unique dance music sounds of...
                                          • Ti L'Afrique – Soul Sok Sega
                                          • Jean-Claude – Mademoiselle
                                          • Georgie Joe – Eliza
                                          • John Kenneth Nelson – Manuel Bitor
                                          • Marie Josee & Roger Clency – La Vie En Badinage
                                          • Claudio – Bonom Chinois
                                          • Les Stardust – Sega Lenoir
                                          • Coulouce – L'Amour Artificiel (Soul Sega)
                                          • Claudio – Bhai Aboo
                                          • Christophe – Mo Parrain
                                          • Cyril Labonne – Pop Soul Sega
                                          • Harold Berty – Mone Lasser Dire Toi
                                          • Michel Legris – Elida
                                          • Catherine Velienne – Mo Mari Fini Alle
                                          • Jean-Claude – Sega Souval
                                          • John Kenneth Nelson – Z'Enfant Misere
                                          • Georges Jean Louis – Afro Mauricien
                                          • Yoyo – Coco Mamzelle
                                          • Christian Tosse – Madame Zean
                                          John Lee HookerThe Big Soul Of John Lee HookerVinyl Lovers
                                          A departure for John Lee Hooker, delving into the early sixties soul sounds with backing from pianist Joe Hunter’s outfit, later known as the Funk Brothers,...
                                            • CD£9.99
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                                            • LP£16.99
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                                            Cold Waves of Color Vol. 3VariousColor Tapes
                                            A crucial study into the development of electronic music in the UK and the underground minimal synth / coldwave sound at the time. Previously only released...
                                            • Duke Of Disrespect – You Tell Lies (Banging Away)
                                            • Silicon Valley – X-Cell
                                            • The Lord – Universe
                                            • Disintegrators – Oscillations
                                            • Lives Of Angels – Green On Black
                                            • Silicon Valley – Holborn Station 3 AM 3rd January 1982
                                            • Stereo Machines & Kinesis – Excerpt From Cassette No.7
                                            • Disintegrators – Filter Reactor
                                            • Berserk In A Hayfield – Club Paris
                                            • Echophase – Destination
                                            • Mystery Plane – When The Money Runs Out
                                            • Lives Of Angels – Red Suit
                                            • LP£18.99
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                                            Johnnie TaylorEargasm (1976)Columbia
                                            Recorded in Detroit and Muscle Shoals, Alabama
                                              • Original LP£10.00
                                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Original Vinyl

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                                              Byron The AquariusHigh Life EPSound Signature
                                              Jazz-flecked deep house nugget from Byron The Aquarius who we last heard provided some beats for the likes of Onra. This single lands on Theo Parrish's...
                                              • Byron The Aquarius – Aquarian Voyage
                                              • Byron The Aquarius – Run Sa (Dimitri Walker Live Drums)
                                              • 12"£12.99
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                                              Noro Morales & His OrchestraHoliday In Havana (1958)Design Records (2)
                                              Nice roots early mambos - not cheesy like the cover. Check the audio
                                              • Noro Morales & His Orchestra – Mississippi Mambo
                                              • Original LP£19.99
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                                              Michel LegrandLe Cinéma de Michel Legrand: Nouvelle VagueUniversal
                                              Compilation of musical works from prolific French composer, Michel Legrand. Features music for classic French new wave (nouvelle vague) films such as 'Vivre...
                                                • CD£11.99
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                                                Creme D'CocoaMr. Me, Mrs. You/Leading LadyVenture Records
                                                Independent disco
                                                • Creme D'Cocoa – Leading Lady
                                                • Original 7"£6.00
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                                                BrickMusic Matic / Good High (1975)Mainstreet Records (2)
                                                Boogie funk straight out of Atlanta, Georgia
                                                • Brick – Music Matic
                                                • Original 7"£10.00
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