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    The Rainy SeasonHaiti Since DuvalierTouchstone
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy
    Bruce SwedienIn The Studio With Michael JacksonHal Leonard
    The inside secrets of Michael Jackson's greatest records by the Grammy-winning engineer who captured and enhanced their sound. Multiple colour photos of...
    • Book (450g)£16.99 £6.00
      Out of stock
    The Million Dollar QuartetJerry Lee, Carl, Elvis & JohnnyOmnibus Press
    Million Dollar Quartet' is the name given to recordings made on Tuesday December 4, 1956 in the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. The recordings...
    • Book (600g)£19.95 £7.95
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    CubaReligion, Social Capital, And DevelopmentDuke University Press
    When Cuba's centralized system for providing basic social services began to erode in the early 1990s, Christian and Afro-Cuban religious groups took on...
    • Book (350g)£15.99 £7.99
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    A Tale Of Two CitiesSanto Domingo and New York After 1950 Princeton
    A Tale of Two Cities is unique in offering a simultaneous, richly detailed social and cultural history of two cities bound intimately by migration....
    The Anarchy TourSex Pistols, The Clash, The Damned, The HeartbreakersOmnibus Press
    In December 1976, a coach drove off down a London street. On board were the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Heartbreakers and their respective management,...
    • Book (650g)£16.95 £6.95
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    Samuel BeckettStories And Texts For NothingGrove Press
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy
    • Original Book (200g)£7.95
      Out of stock
    Willie MitchellThe Best Of (1977)
    Double album comp, including "Soul Serenade", "Grazing In The Grass" and "The Horse"
    • Original 2×LP£7.99
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    Butterfly On A WheelThe Great Rolling Stones Drugs BustOmnibus Press
    The Great Drugs Bust has everything; sex, drugs, rock and roll and a huge slice of British social history. At its core are four pep pills, a Sunday tabloid,...
    • Book (600g)£14.95 £6.95
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    David SylvianThe Last RomanticOmnibus Press
    David Sylvian spans three decades of image-conscious pop culture. From South London schoolboy in the Seventies to respected composer of the Nineties and...
    • Book (450g)£12.95 £6.00
      Out of stock
    Every Night's A Saturday NightThe Rock 'n' Roll Life of Legendary Sax Man Bobby KeysOmnibus Press
    Born in Slaton, Texas, some 15 miles southeast of Lubbock, Bobby Keys has lived the kind of life that qualifies as a rock 'n' roll folktale. In his early...
    • Book (700g)£19.96 £6.99
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    Mr Manchester and the Factory GirlThe Story of Tony and Lindsay WilsonPlexus
    Already immortalised in the 2002 film 24 Hour Party People, the loving yet volatile relationship between the infamous impresario Tony Wilson and his first...
    • Book (600g)£14.99 £6.99
      Out of stock
    DaltonAlechHabibi Funk
    Habibi Funk is Jakarta Records's first sub-label, dedicated to re-releasing music from the Arab world.  Tunisian band Dalton were heavily influenced...
    • Dalton – Alech
    • Dalton – Soul Brother
    • 7"£8.99
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    Unknown Bill Killed Unknown
    Murderous edit of I.B.M.'s Kill with one thing in mind...TIP!
    • Unknown – kill bill white
    • 12"£7.99
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    D'AngeloBrown SugarCooltempo / Virgin
    Debut album. With the release of his debut album Brown Sugar he re-wrote the path of modern R&B. Hailed as the creator of the neo-soul sound, Brown...
    • D'Angelo – Brown Sugar
    • D'Angelo – Alright
    • D'Angelo – Jonz In My Bonz
    • D'Angelo – Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine
    • D'Angelo – Shit, Damn, Motherfucker
    • D'Angelo – Smooth
    • D'Angelo – Crusin'
    • D'Angelo – When We Get By
    • D'Angelo – Lady
    • D'Angelo – Higher
    • 2×LP£21.99
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    Tense Disconnect Myself (Beau Wanzer Adjustment)Mannequin
    Back in 2011, Chicago's Beau Wanzer reshaped the angry body-music of the now-defunct Houston duo //TENSE// with an 8 minute claustrophobic TR-909 workout....
    • Tense – Disconnect Myself (Beau Wanzer Adjustment)
    • 12"£7.99
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    Leroy Hutson I Think I'm Falling In LoveAthens Of The North
    Two feel-good anthems of the highest order and weapon of choice for the climax of a good night - essential from one of the greatest vocalists of the...
    • Leroy Hutson – I Think I'm Falling In love
    • Leroy Hutson – Love To Hold You Close
    • 7"£10.99
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    Connie SmithJust One TimeRCA Victor (1971)
    Original USA vinyl in orig. shrink
      • Original LP£9.99
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      Liquid Idiot / Idiot OrchestraLiquid Idiot / Idiot OrchestraSuperior Viaduct
      Prior to forming Liquid Liquid in 1981, the band members were in two other groups: Liquid Idiot and Idiot Orchestra. While these ensembles sounded more...
      • Liquid Idiot – Medium Egg
      • Liquid Idiot – Sweat Smelling Jungel
      • Liquid Idiot – Hollow Baton
      Nicole Willis & The Soul InvestigatorsOne In A MillionTimmion
      'One In A Million' is an unapologetic love song from Nicole Willis, which while connecting to this most traditional mode in soul music, also makes...
      • Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators – One In A Million
      • Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators – One In A Million (Instrumental)
      • 7"£5.99
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      Rough Trade ShopsRough Trade Shops: Hip Hop 2015Rough Trade Shops
      This selection is a snapshot of Hip Hop music from recent times selected by the staff at Rough Trade Shops, predominantly released on independent record...
      • Seven Davis Jr – Listen
      • Earl Sweatshirt – Chum
      • Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me (ft. Kendrick Lamar)
      • 2×CD£11.99
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      Larry YoungTurn Off The LightsAOE
      Two essential rare groove classics from New York Hammond legend Larry Young with vocals by the talented Linda Tequila Logan.
      • Larry Young – Turn Of The Lights
      • Larry Young – Fuel The Fire
      • 7"£8.99
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      D'Angelo Voodoo UMC
      Seminal R'n'B / Soul LP! Rootsy retro-soul from D'Angelo! "Voodoo" followed up his groundbreaking debut album "Brown Sugar,
      • D'Angelo – Devil's Pie
      • D'Angelo – Send It On
      • CD£7.99
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      • 2×LP£21.99
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      The American Department Store Transformed1920-1960Yale
      After attaining classic stature with palaces erected in the early twentieth century, the American department store continued to evolve in ways that were...
      • Book (1.7kg)£40.00 £10.00
        Out of stock
      Black PowerBy Richard WrightHarper Perennial
      Originally published in 1954, Richard Wright's Black Power is an extraordinary nonfiction work by one of America's premier literary giants of the...
      • Book (700g)£12.99 £5.00
        Out of stock
      Waves Of DecolonizationDiscourses of Race and Hemispheric Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States Duke University Press
      In "Waves of Decolonization", David Luis-Brown reveals how, between the 1880s and the 1930s, writer-activists in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States developed...
      • Book (550g)£17.99 £7.99
        Out of stock
      Babylon's BurningFrom Punk To GrungeCanongate
      A groundbreaking, definitive account of punk rock, one of the most influential and lasting music movements in history—a movement that ironically...
      • Book (1.1kg)£15.00 £7.99
        Out of stock
      BananasHow The United Fruit Company Shaped The WorldCanongate
      n this compelling history of the United Fruit Company, Financial Times writer Peter Chapman weaves a dramatic tale of big business, deceit, and violence,...
      • Book (200g)£9.99 £6.99
        Out of stock
      The Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the SouthwestPhotographs by Nik WheelerThames & Hudson
      The American Southwest is a region of energetic growth and multicultural vitality. Its quaint towns are enjoying renewed attention as their rich history,...
      There's A Riot Going OnRevolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-Culture Canongate
      Between 1965 and 1972, political activists around the globe prepared to mount a revolution, from the Black Panthers to the Gay Liberation Front, from the...
      • Book (800g)£12.99 £7.99
        Out of stock
      Deradoorian The Expanding Flower Planet Anticon
      Bjork & Flying Lotus collaborator, and former bassist and singer for Dirty Projectors, Deradoorian delivers this passionate organic fusion of electronica,...
      • Deradoorian – a beautiful woman
      • Deradoorian – expanding flower plant
      • Deradoorian – violet minded
      • Deradoorian – komodo
      • CD£11.99
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      • LP£16.99
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      Leonard CohenThe Music and the MystiqueOmnibus Press
      A track by track analysis of every song recorded on officially released albums by Cohen, from his 1968 Songs Of Leonard Cohen to his most recent studio...
      • Book (250g)£8.95 £5.00
        Out of stock
      AfghanistanThe Road to Kabulde.MO
      This book deals exclusively with three months of war in Afghanistan from October through December 2001. It shows the impact of this war and the changes...
      • Book (1.6kg)£29.95 £10.00
        Out of stock
      LowdownThe Story Of WireOmnibus Press
      Without London band Wire, punk rock might never have developed beyond primitive three-chord thrash and cliched songs about tower blocks and dole queues....
      • Book (400g)£14.95 £5.00
        Out of stock
      Steely & ClevieAt The TopBlack Solidarity
      1988 album from Steely & Clevie, back round again on this repress!
        • Reissue LP£9.99
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        Linval ThompsonBaby Father Greensleeves
        Originally released in 1983, this is one of Linval Thompson's best albums. This one is filled with classic Roots Radics rhythms at Channel One, with...
          • Reissue LP£11.99
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          Listen Up!DJ StyleKington Sounds
          Great collction of big DJ tunes from the mid to late 1970's.
            • New LP £12.99
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            Cornell CampbellFight Against CorruptionKingston Sounds
            Classic rhythms! Super heavy King Tubby mixes! Originally released in 1983. Available again thanks to this reissue.
              • Reissue LP£12.99
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              King TubbyKing Tubby's Lost TreasuresJamaican Recordings
              2001 album of lost dubs from the mighty King Tubby.
                • New LP £12.99
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                Live & Learn DubLive & Learn DubLive & Learn Records
                Delroy Wright with a set of dubs out of Music Moutain Studio, Kingston, Jamaica. Rhythm tracks by the Roots Radics Band!
                  • New LP £11.99
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                  Dennis BrownLove & Hate: The Best Of Dennis BrownVP
                  Essential twelve tracker of classics from the legend, Dennis Brown.
                    • New LP £11.99
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                    Prince Ras MurrayMilitant DreadGadd 59
                    ** Limited Edition of 300 copies ** ** 180g Vinyl ** Rare DJ album from 1977 and this reissue is likely to become just as rare as it is limited...
                      • Reissue LP (180 GRAM)£16.99
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                      Millie My Boy LollipopBarnyard
                      Reissue of this Millie Small album from 1964. The accompaniment was directed by Ernest Ranglin. 18 tracks from the artist known as the 'Blue Beat Girl'....
                        • Reissue LP£16.99
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                        Blondes Persuasion EP RVNG intl
                        Swirling darkroom techno electronics from off-kilter duo Blondes on RVNG Intl. For fans of L.I.E.S, Stellar Om Source etc.
                        • Blondes – persuasion
                        • Blondes – son
                        • Blondes – inner motive
                        • 12"£10.99
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                        Flick WilsonSchool DaysJah Life Records
                        Originally released in 1980, the rare 'School Days' gets the reissue treatment. Flick Wilson backed by The Roots Radics band with engineering from Prince...
                          Derrick MorganShake A LegSunrise Records
                          ** 180 gram vinyl ** Tasty compilation of early tracks by Derrick Morgan, featuring 'The Hop', 'Shake a Leg' and 'Forward March'. 
                            • New LP (180g)£15.99
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                            Just Can't Get EnoughThe Making Of Depeche ModeJawbone Press
                            Nobody who saw Depeche Mode in 1980 could have predicted that those four fresh-faced, synth-pop innocents would transform themselves into stadium-filling...
                            • Book (700g)£14.95 £5.00
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