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    This is a story of empire, colonialism and then the new energies released by the movements for freedom and independence of the post second-world-war years; of the movements of peoples across borders; of the flow of music around the triangle that takes in Africa, the Caribbean, the USA and Great Britain; of temporary but highly influential visitors like...
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    Having previously released some rare solo material from Ende Shneafliet member Hanjo Erkamp AKA Dr. C. Stein, Artificial Dance is now serving up something special from the cult Dutch minimal wave band’s lesser-known and more experimental side project, King Ende Shneafliet
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    In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He died before it could be completed. In his documentary film, I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck imagines the book Baldwin never wrote,...
    Atlanta artist Stefan Ringer (NDATL and PPU records) serves up a wicked EP of deep, NYC style house bubblers blended with some syrupy, Detroit style electro-funk moments...
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    Into The Light reissue a maxi single by D.E., the early 90's dance project of cult Greek composer, AKIS! A side includes the lost Aegean club hit 'Giant Step' while B side features it’s demo take counterpart!
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    Mixed by Adrian Sherwood! Reissue of some archive material from cult, Scottish p-funk character, Jesse Rae! The artist (who worked with the likes of Bernie Worrell, Keith Le Blanc, Doug Wimbish, Skip McDonald and Roger Troutman!) who has one of the most colourful histories in modern music gets two of his treasured electro, techno and house hybrids from...
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    Dream pop and electronic soul from Australian trio, Retiree - dropping their album debut for Rhythm Section International!
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    First time on vinyl! Astral Industries reissue the ritualistic drone of Heavenly Music Corporation's early 90s classic, 'In A Garden Of Eden'.
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    Official reissue of a super rare and sought after, heavyweight Afro boogie 12" by Cameroonian-born singer, Dick Dickson! Killer!
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    Deep compilation that sheds light on Estonian Electronic Folk Music between 1979 and 1983! Focusing on the music of ex-pat Estonian musician Olev Muska, 'Laulik-Elektroonik' explores his more experimental compositions from 1979 onwards - unique versions of Estonian folk songs on various electronic music instruments (including his band, Elektrio) recorded...
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    Revival II is the second vinyl highlight from The Artless Cukoo, focusing on the more electronic and experimental productions of german jazz musician, Herbert Bodzin. This album features his unreleased electronic music, recorded between 1979 and 1982. Check!
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    The complete, definitive and never-before-published catalogue of Hipgnosis. Founded in 1967 by Storm Thorgerson, Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell and Peter Christopherson, Hipgnosis gained legendary status in graphic design, transforming the look of album art forever and winning five Grammy nominations for package design. Their revolutionary cover art moved away...
     
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    Recently resurrected and now enjoying chart success in the 21st century, when it was formed Trojan Records epitomised the punk DIY ethic over a decade before 1976. With a blizzard of individual labels and a marketing strategy that involved selling product out of the backs of vans, the company spearheaded the injection of reggae and ska into the vein...
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    USA first edition hardback w/dustjacket in good condition, inscription on inside
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    New Roots & Culture single featuring The Mansion Of I with vocalist Ras Boomba, limited 7" release from Room In The Sky.
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    NEW!!!! Bumpin' old school hip-hop BOMB! This is second of two KILLER LA private press low-rider original electro rap groovers from the early 80s rap group Poor Boy Rappers MASSIVE tune + seriously hip twisted electro instrumental courtesy of the great Rich Cason. BUMPIN! SUPER-RARE Originally released in Phoenix, Arizona 1982, new edition LOUD...
    Fresh 7inch by J Nile (son of Gregory Isaacs) flip side instrumental cut by Studio One trombonist legend Vin Gordon limited to 200 copies.
    Great book featuring studies and interviews with lots of 60s New Orleans legends. RECOMMENDED.
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    This is the first book devoted to the studio musicians who were central to Jamaica's popular-music explosion. With color portraits and interview excerpts, over 100 musical pioneers-such as Prince Buster, Robbie Shakespeare, Sly Dunbar, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and many of Bob Marley's early musical collaborators-provide new insights into the birth of Jamaican...
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    Mellow vibes and widescreen electronics / new wave from Jordan GCZ and Willie Burns collaborating as Crotocosm!
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    First published in 1953, Maya Deren's famous account of the Haitian deities, practitioners and rituals of Voudoun was written with the special insight of personal encounter and is often recognised as the primary source book on this fascinating culture. The work includes photographs and illustrations, glossary and appendices, as well as the original...
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    The stunning and ground-breaking album from the composer and saxophonist Chris Bowden back in print 20 years on! “This is the album that connected it all.” Gilles Peterson 2018 Chris Bowden’s debut album Time Capsule was first released on Soul Jazz Records in 1992 to universal and widespread critical acclaim. Now 20 years on a new wave of current...
    Secondhand hardback book in good condition
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    BACK IN STOCK!!!!In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young Black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions and pressures. How could they make art that would stand as innovative, original, formally and materially complex, while also making work that reflected their concerns and experience as African...
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    Excellent book covering fela, King Sunny Ade, Manu Dibango, Franco, Olatunji and more. Sections include Highlife, AfroBeat, Juju, Griots and more. Good clear writing and wicked photographs.Out-of-print paperback. in good condition
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    Features on Fela Kuti, Kanda Bongo Man, Docteur Nico, Sonny Okosuns, Afro-Beat and more.
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    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the artist's birth, this book is the intended to be a faithful posthumous execution of the project. Containing a wealth of unpublished materials, and representing a decade of work and research, it promises to be the definitive book on the artist's life and work. Beginning with his very first collages and early subway...
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