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    Long out of print compilation featuring the productions of Ivan 'Jimmy' Radway. Killer 70s hard roots rhythms and stylish horn arrangements on tunes such as Leroy Smart's awesome "Mother Liza", Desmond Young "Warning", Errol Dunkley "Black Cinderella" & many more..
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    The second full-length LP from Jungle Brown, ‘Full Circle’, drops via Mr Bongo and features collaborations with Sampa The Great, Fliptrix (High Focus) and Terri Walker amongst other super-talents!
    Hithouse remix of the classic Instant Funk tune!
    Great roots vocal cut from Jamaican vocal trio The Itals, originally released in 1983, with wicked dub version on the flip.
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    Gil.Barte returns to Neubau with another demonstration of his complex, tribal sound, delivering the title track 'L.i.G‘ as an uncompromising slow-burning tool for the club. Ace.
    Classic funky latin jazz vibes from the mid-70s on Blue Note from Bobby Hutcherson - includes the haunting title track (as famously flipped by Madlib on his Blue Note release, 'Shades of Blue') and a version of 'Oye Como Va'. Every home should have a copy!
    • LP (180 gram)£21.99
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    Deep techno, shades of house music and jazz make up this EP from Barney Whittaker (Footshooter) and Jack Stephenson-Oliver (Vels Trio / Poppy Ajudha / Charlotte dos Santos) as Saul!
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    Two awesome R&B classics on a 45 via Outta Sight!
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    One of many labels operating under the equally legendary P&P family of imprints, Queen Constance, was operated by the legendary, Peter Brown. The label covered a wide range of styles including Gospel, early Rap and Disco the label's output continually finds it way into the playlists of respected DJ's and selectors worldwide. This 12" issue has two...
    Three-piece, post-punk troupe, integral to LA's vibrant DIY scene, drop their album debut via Stones Throw!
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    Obed Ngobeni and his backing singers the Kurhula Sisters were among the originators of Shangaan Disco, a genre that helped shape South Africa’s ‘bubblegum’ sound of the 80s. 'Ta Duma' brings together all three versions of this massive track for the first time - a tribute to the roots of this sound.
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    Channelling proper Balearic music vibes is this lush, easy-listener from Claremont 56 regulars, Smith & Mudd, making their Be With debut with an indirect tribute to the late, great Can bass player, Holger Czukay. Comes housed in a KPM library music style sleeve, strangely...
    UK jazz trumpeter, Mark Kavuma, returns with the anticipated follow-up to his praised debut, 'Kavuma'. The playing throughout the course of 'The Banger Factory' is exceptional, with all of the musicians making telling contributions. Highly recommended!
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    “Red Sea” is an album by Augustus Pablo released in 1998, containing material recorded between 1970 and 1973. It was produced by Herman Chin Loy. Chin Loy is a Chinese Jamaican record producer who co-owned the Aquarius Record Store at Halfway Tree with his half-brother Lloyd A. Chin Loy in 1969.The music on the album is among the earliest instances...
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    Evocative, eclectic, intimate, and rhythmically complex, TRANSA contains everything that has made Caetano Veloso the most distinctive and, arguably, most important voice in modern Brazilian music. The record was cut in 1972, shortly after Veloso's return from political exile in England. Though the songs are not overtly political, they seem allegorical,...
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    Delroy Edwards and Benedek collude as Trackstars and whip up an EP of deep, old school-style italo/dream house vibes for L.I.E.S.!
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    **Reissue of this classic originally issued by Touch in 2004 on CD, and on vinyl in 2011** Virðulegu Forsetar presents an hour-long piece for 11 brass players, percussion, electronics, organs and piano. It was composed with a specific site in mind, the Hallgrímskirkja (Hallgrimur’s church) in Reykjavik (Iceland), and was recorded there. The piece...
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    Numero select some of the finest tracks from ten highly obscure, privately-issued masterpieces from the 80s soul scene in the US.
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      Fold-out maze of gold foil and metallic ink w/ origami sleeve that transforms into magnetic pyramid sculpture - some assembly required!
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    Wicked roots compilation first issued in the late 70s featuring the productions of Augustus Pablo's productions with Horace Andy, Immortals, Ricky Grant, Roman Stewart, Barrington Spence & Augustus Pablo. All issued on Everton DeSilva's USA imprint Hungry Town Records.
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    Remixes of the classic track by Slam, Joey Beltram, Straylight and CJ Bolland!
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    Yes, Molinaro, about time! Local hero, Molinaro, drops his second, anticipated release of rugged, lo-fi club traxx for Funkineven's Apron imprint. Killer, killer release!
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    An inspired collection of primal and unhinged Greek village music that at times sounds more like free jazz or doom folk, feral and trance-like as it is. After years of research, fieldwork and collecting, Christopher King—Grammy-winning producer, sound-engineer, curator and writer—has gathered together from his private 78 rpm archive the...
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    Outta Sight drop a stunning double-sider that are both in huge demand on both the Modern and Northern rare soul scene!
    A compilation of the best early 7inch releases of the near-mythical Cameroonian band, Los Camaroes. Tracks taken from various singles from 1968 to 1975, representing the musical diversity played by those seven young people: Bikutsi, Afro-Funk, Jerk, Soukous, Rumba & Blues music. The band led by the charismatic lead vocal Messi Martin who was instrumental...
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      Inc. 12 page booklet with extensive notes and exclusive pictures.
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    Rousing, early disco cut from Plainwrap Band finally sees the light of day via this 45 issue on Super Disco Edits!
    Outrageous soundtrack/disco tune with a killer bassline and spacey moogs! Both cues taken from cult Italian crime flick from 1978, Bersaglio Altezza Uomo aka Target, composed by the great Stelvio Cipriani and featuring, uncredited, members of Goblin! Italians do it better...
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    Includes work by Archie Shepp, Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka
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      s/hand USA out of print paperback in ok cond (sticker on front)
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    s/hand paperback
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    Rare collection. S/hand out of print paperback in good condition
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      A fabulous collection of contemporary poems. Rooted (literally) in the community. Emotional, challenging and uplifting.
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    Includes work by Jayne Cortez and Linton Kwesi Johnson
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    New large format paperbackThis book provides a snapshot of UK reggae sound system culture during its 1980s heyday. Scientists of Sound is a documentary portrait of one particular sound system from Birmingham. It features a unique collection of photographs and scanned artefacts from the time, including flyers, magazine covers, speaker box designs, circuit...
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    • Original LP£8.99
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK vinyl
      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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    • Original LP£12.00
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    Previously unreleased, Argentinian, jazz-funk/fusion. Hand numbered to 500 copies and no repress!
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    Neue Grafik delivers his album debut with his Ensemble for Total Refreshment Centre's record label venture. The band features Emma-Jeen Thackray and Dougal Taylor (Vels Trio) as well as guest spots from Nubya Garcia, Allysha Joy and Brother Portrait. Wicked hybrid jazz experiments for the Kamaal Wiliams fans - ace!
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    Reissue of this amazing 1978 library music album from the great Gianni Safred - spacey, funky, cosmic disco grooves that touch on the high-camp themes of space travel, space exploration, fantastic adventure, scientific discovery and beyond. Stunning!
     
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    Two heavy psychedelic groovers, loaded with fuzz guitar, tough breaks and hammond organ blasts - played by Italian library music legends, I Marc 4 with composer, Peppino De Luca. Riffing on the Iron Butterfly classic 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida', both cuts are taken from Massimo Dallamano's adaptation of the Dorian Gray legend.
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    • Original LP£10.00
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    UK jazz trumpeter, Matthew Halsall, drops a set of archive recordings from sessions back in 2008. Deep meditative spiritual-jazz music released via his own Gondwana imprint.
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      Triple vinyl edition housed in a deluxe sleeve, designed by Ian Anderson of The Designer's Republic.
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    Matasuna Records reissue another musical jewel from Peru on 45 for the first time. Both were recorded by the band Bossa 70 originally released on their self-titled, Philips records released album of 1970.
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    Led by producer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Mark de Clive Lowe, Tokyo’s Ronin Arkestra brings together some of the most supreme and innovative players in Japan’s Jazz and electronic music scene, featuring members of Kyoto Jazz Sextet, WONK, Cro-Magnon, Root Soul, Sleepwalker, Sauce81 and Kyoto Jazz Massive!
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    Reissue of the debut album from Leeds based band, The Sorcerers, and championed by Ethio-Jazz legend Mulatu Astatke on his Addis Abbaba radio show. The Sorcerers take influences from the Ethiopiques alongside the soundtracks of cult, european horror films of the 60's / 70's and British library music of the same era; blending all into something quite...
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    Stone cold killer, sweet soul ballad, reissued by the Athens Of The North sister stable, Ocean Of Tears. Wicked!
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    • Original LP£7.99
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    Mala's Deep Medi Musik releases Samba's 'Winona' EP - four tracks of forward-thinking bass music toned with some inventive sound design that nods to those classic Old Apparatus releases. Ace!
    Athens Of The North reissue a northern soul "grail" - LaRombé's cult 'You're The Best'. Features the previously unreleased 'Train Of Thought' on the flip. Originals going for over 5k online - you know the drill!
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