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    Soulful go-go parliafunkadelicious independent sounds
    • Original 7"£8.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original USA 45.

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    Essential Larry Levan production in 1983. The definitive sound of New York underground Disco ! Original USA Vinyl VG+ peachy clean /Sleeve VG+ (small sticker residue) High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money...
    • Original 12"£25.00
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    Sweet southern soul Original = USA Original Vinyl VG+ (listen actual audio) /Sleeve VG (minor writing on sleeve, wear, cutout) +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+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!
    • Original LP£15.00
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    Paul's debut album post La Beatles. USA first pressing label cat no stao 3363 Original = USA vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG gatefold +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 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!
    • Original LP£25.00
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    This new label from Toronto release a five-track EP from Hemingway - a cosmically-minded blend of jazz, funk, disco and Fett-style ambience, candidly pitched at the dancefloor!
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    Official reissue of this stunning, private press modern soul / disco funk LP from San Diego - originally released in 1980 on the obscure Aidqueen Records!
    • LP£23.99
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    ALICE COLTRANE-RELATED! Following on from Alice Coltrane's 'World Spirituality Classics' earlier this year, Luaka Bop unearth another deep and spiritual new-age record from Alice Coltrane's ashram pianist Panduranga Henderson. An unbelievably rare record that the interweb has only just become aware of - highly recommended!
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    Rare LP! Original = Nigerian Original Vinyl G (listen actual audio) /Sleeve G +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+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!
    • Original LP£20.00
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    Soulful funk
    • Original 12"£8.99
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA 12"Vinyl

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    • Original 7"£6.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = USA Unplayed 45

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    First official reissue of this Austrian prog-psych masterpiece! This is an LP whose original pressing has sold for nearly a staggering $10,000! An incredible, indescribable trip influenced by Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, through to Procol Harum, but retaining its own unique twist.
    • LP£19.99
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    Now-Again's 'Reserve' series focuses on Michael Cosmic's 'Peace In The World' and Phill Musra Group's 'Creator Spaces'.  The 70s Boston underground brought twin brothers Phill Musra and Michael Cosmic together with Turkish-born drummer Hüseyin Ertunç; as a trio, and with other Boston jazzers (John Jamyll Jones of Worlds Experience Orchestra),...
    • New 2×LP 180g Collectors Edition£49.99
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    • 3×CD£16.99
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    Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!! Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other vinyl order item (LP/12" vinyl only) at NO extra postage charge (poster will be folded into six parts) Choose "Poster+Tube" if you want the poster rolled up and sent in a customised, protective tube (more expensive to cover postage) THIS ALSO means...
    Fresh, freaking, booty-booting updates of classic eighties electro-boogie like Jam & Lewis, Troutman et al! Second release on this promising, Canadian label!
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    Groovy Funky uplifting boogie inst. tune + nice twisted mellow/tripped out jazz tune on the flip. Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve 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!
    Groovy Buffy folky funky native American grooviness.
    • Original LP£10.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Original Vinyl

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    Nice fusion! Original USA gatefold Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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    Reissue of this classic, low-riding, brown-eyed soul album, 'Smile Now, Cry Later', from 1966 1966. As with most Sunny LPs, this is a mix of soulful originals - most notably, "Smile Now, Cry Later" and "Put Me In Jail" - and provocative, wide-ranging covers. Cases in point on the tributes side of this great album include the Sam & Dave shouter "Hold...
    Excellent soul jazz on Argo/Cadet in great conditionOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve 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!
    • Original LP£60.00
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    Super heavy thick gatefold vinyl - very nice, live at the Barbados Hilton. It's like your there Original = USA Original Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+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!
    • Original LP£18.00
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    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK NEARLY 50% OFF!!Starting At Zero brings interviews, lyrics, writings, poems, diaries, and stage raps together in narrative form. The result is an intimate, funny, and poetic memoir-one that tells, for the first time, Jimi's own story as only he could tell it.
    • Book (250g)£11.99 £6.99
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    Fantastic clean USA pressing of this top Brazilian 1966 bossa album from vocalist telles singing Jobim (released on Elenco in Brazil) Original = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve 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!
    • Original LP£50.00
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    20 years after its initial release, the Bay Area uber-classic Latyrx: The Album - lyricists Lyrics Born and Lateef The Truthspeaker, with production from DJ Shadow, Chief Xcel and Lyrics Born - still stands as a seminal recording! Coloured vinyl edition inc. an exclusive 7"!
    • 2×LP + 7"£27.99
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    RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP G+ /Sleeve G (lot of wear on spines etc)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!'
    • Original LP£15.00
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    Deep, hypnotic stuff! Original = USA vinyl VG- (clean but has some background noise, plays well - listen actual audio) /Sleeve VG+ +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+ 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!
    Reissue of this classic, low-riding, brown-eyed soul album, 'The Missing Link'! An all instrumental album, and the tracklist is a wild ride indeed. Ranging from hip soul - James Brown's "Soul Pride," The Inclines' Muscle Shoals groover "Pressure Cooker," and the Meters classic "Cissy Strut" - to a wide swath of '60s Texas Latin party essentials ("Uno,"...
    • LP£19.99
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    USA Hardback 60% OFF!!The tale of two Waltz Kings: how the Strauss family took Europe by storm during the nineteenth century. In The Last Waltz John Suchet skilfully portrays this gripping story, capturing the family dramas, the tensions, triumphs and disasters, all set against the turbulent backdrop of Austria in the nineteenth century, from revolution...
    Official reissue of Coil's hallucinogenic drone masterpiece from 1998! Inspired by long form ceremonial music of Tibet and other religions, where the intent is to lose oneself in the music – to meditate or achieve a trance state – Time Machines became Drew McDowall, John Balance, and Peter Christopherson’s “electronic punk-primitive” answer...
    • 2xLP + Download Code£27.99
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    Extended version of the killer Carl Craig remix of one of the highlights from Juan Atkins & Moritz Von Oswald's album 'Borderland'. Also includes a tidy DJ Deep & Roman Poncet rework!
    • 12"£7.99
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    Reissue of this sought-after, long out of print hip-hop gem - finally available on vinyl again! This was Damu The Fudgemunk’s production debut and this version features previously unreleased bonus tracks.
    Debut release from Palta on Jonny Nash's excellent Melody As Truth label. This is painting with sound - exploring electronic, drone and ambient soundscapes!
    • 12"£13.99
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    Jazz vocalsOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ (in orig shrink)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!
    Vinyl now in stock! 'Yes Lawd! Remixes' is a new reworking of the critically acclaimed debut album from NxWorries. Knxwledge continues a Stones Throw tradition started by Madlib, by remixing his own album, adding a new interpretation to the tracks featuring Anderson .Paak’s vocals.
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    Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are back with 'Book Of Sound'. The eight sons of legendary jazz trumpeter, Philip Cohran perform and compose their third album for Honest Jon's. 'Book Of Sound' retains plenty of rhythmic heft, but the absence of a drummer opens up space for a notably varied instrumental palette - acoustic guitar, piccolo, synthesiser and alto...
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    Official, audiophile quality vinyl reissue of this essential spiritual fusion LP by Azar Lawrence. Vocalist Jean Carn makes it sound very much like a Black Jazz album on this west coast Prestige LP. Also features Woody Shaw, Billy Hart, Guillerme Franco and more.
    • LP (180 gram)£30.99
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    1st edition secondhand hardback w/dustjacket'The most enigmatic poet songwriter of the 20th Century; here laid bare by an author at the top of his game'
    • Original Book (900g)£8.00
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    NEW USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! 33% OFF!! An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation"
    • Book (500g)£14.99 £10.00
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    'Exotica' brings you to a lush cocktail party where "space is the place"! This stunning, deluxe 3xLP vinyl reissue is packaged in a beautiful gatefold jacket with two sets of extensive notes!
    • 3×LP£56.99
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    Official reissue of this deep jazz classic featuring Leon Thomas on the spiritual chant "Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum Allah"! Also featuring Cecil McBee, Idris Muhammad, Lonnie Smith, Roy Haynes and Richard Davis. Deep like Pharoah, deep like Impulse. Essential!
    • LP£23.99
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    Official, audiophile quality vinyl reissue of Pucho and the Latin Soul Brothers' incendiary boogaloo getdown. One of the greatest albums by this funky Latin combo! The record differs from some of their earlier Prestige albums in that the tracks are longer, more instrumental, and have a hard, fuzzy electric groove.
    • LP (180 gram)£29.99
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    Herbie Mann was no jump on the bandwagon guy when it came to bossa nova - he was one of the first to head off to Brazil and this album was recorded in Brazil in 1963 with Sergio Mendes, Dom Um Romao, Durval Ferreira, Tom Jobim and Baden Powell. In short it's a killer - the real deal. Tough, dancers bossa jazz and more. RARE
    • Original LP£20.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG ( spine/age wear, thick Atlantic 60s sleeve, blue/green Atlantic labels, Atlantic inners)

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    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK - OVER 50% OFF!!!!The most famous living rock musician on the planet, Paul McCartney is now regarded as a slightly cosy figure, an (inter)national treasure. Back in the 1970s, however, McCartney cut a very different figure. He was, literally, a man on the run. Desperately trying to escape the shadow of the Beatles, he became...
    • Book (800g)£18.99 £7.99
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    Wicked, raw techno vibe from FXHE's John FM - landing on the ever reliable The Trilogy Tapes label!
    • 12"£10.99
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    BACK IN STOCK!This is the definitive new edition of Rob Chapman's 100% essential discography of Studio One. Rob Chapman has written sleevenotes for a number of our Soul Jazz/Studio One releases is one of the most respected of all Studio One aficionados! This book is the bomb!
    • Book (300g)£15.00
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    Official reissue of this seminal Pharoah Sanders via Anthology that was originally on Impulse. Classic deep jazz with Gary Bartz, Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee and more. ESSENTIAL!
    • New LP £19.99
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    Official reissue of this classic, Pharoah Sanders album! Deep, uplifting music! Featuring Henry Grimes on bass and Sonny Sharrock on guitar, "Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt" is a 16 minute tour-de-force. Essential!
    • LP£26.99
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    The Brazilian football team is one of the modern wonders of the world. At its best it exudes a skill, flamboyance and romantic pull like nothing else on earth. Football is how the world sees Brazil and how Brazilians see themselves. The game symbolises racial harmony, flamboyance, youth, innovation and skill, and yet football is also a microcosm...
    • Original Book (400g)£6.00
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    Reissue of this classic 1965 Alber Ayler album featuring his brother Donald Ayler. Now features a B-Side for the first time, Recommended!
    • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£21.99
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    Out-of-print book about New Orleans music. Loads of stuff about 50s and 60s r'n'b. KILLER!
    • Original Book (600g)£30.00
      Out of print USA hardback - original copy w/dustjacket in good condition, pretty much 'as new'
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