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    big dancehall tune from johnny osbourne with fuzzy jones setting the mood right on the intro with version on the flip and different intro from fuzzy jones.killer stuff alright!!
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    Excellent funky Miami soul from 1974
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    Seminal Paradise Garage disco
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    The Temptations on fire ! 2 fine slices of Psychedelic Soul, produced by Norman Whitfield
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      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Unplayed USA 45
      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!
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    heavy jump up roots tune from 1980 with top dee jay cut from silver fox on the b-side.clean and loud pressings on all the new volcano reissues.
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    Electric blues produced by Charles Stepney!
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    Funky instrumental
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    Northern soul stomper. UNPLAYED USA 45
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    This is the first EVER triple pack from UK bass pioneers Digital Mystikz which features highly anticipated and overdue killers! This six track triple-pack pressed on super loud, super heavy 180 gram vinyl features productions from Mala, one half of Digital Mystikz!  Considered UK underground bass royalty, Digital Mystikz literally bought the...
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    Rare, original 60's proto-funk instrumental
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    In 1960s Peru, a thrilling and unstoppable style of music is born: Peruvian cumbia, also known as "chicha". Tropical genres such as merengue, guaracha, rumba and cumbia mix with 60s beat and psychedelic rock, while electric guitars reinterpret folk melodies and traditions from the Andes and the Amazonian jungle, in a musical representation of the exodus...
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    Compilation of roots music from Africa with various styles from different countries (Congo, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Mali).  Front cover features the stunning photography of Pierre Verger (whose name is given to this series).
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    Compilation of roots music from Cuba with various styles from west (Havana) to east (Santiago). Front cover features the stunning photography of Pierre Verger (whose name is given to this series).
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    Compilation of roots music from Louisiana  with various styles (Cajun, New Orleans jazz etc). Front cover features the stunning photography of Pierre Verger (whose name is given to this series).
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    Rare album, pioneering jazz explorations in world music from Cherry alongside Colin Walcott, Marcus Miller, Lenny White and more. Deep!
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    The New Birth Brass Band is at the forefront of the recent New Orleans brass band renaissance. The band fuses hip-hop, Mardi Gras Indian chants, funk, and modern jazz with age old traditional sounds. Although all under 30, the members of New Birth are all jazz veterans and have played with everyone from Wynton Marsalis to Dizzy Gillespie. Swinging!
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    The original cast recording of the phenomenally succesful Broadway show charting the life of Fela Kuti, a show that later came to London and beyond.
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    In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker has all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove records, including Run DMC, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde and Kurtis Blow, while Rick (Rubin) produces their records. When Run DMC have a hit record and Russell doesn't have the money to press records,...
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    Originally, Chapter 8 were formed in 1972 by Michael J. Powell to offer music support for The Detroit Emeralds, but soon added Carolyn Crawford as lead singer to perform under their own name. After Carolyn left to work with Bohannon, and Barbara Love stepped in temporarily, Anita Baker became lead singer, but after this, their debut album “Chapter...
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    Dark mutant garage/dubstep hybrid from Martin Kemp on Blunted Robots! 'Wot U Got' has an old skool dark garage vibe, tribal raw beats, alien-like synths, deep spiralling bass and cheeky missy samples. Essential!
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    The second of three vinyl releases taken from Ikonika’s recent and highly-praised ‘Contact, Want. Love, Have’ album. It’s a simple concept; four tracks, edited down by Ikonika for functional DJ purposes, housed in a full colour sleeve. Includes ‘Video Delays’, ‘They Are Still Losing The War’, ‘Psoriasis’,...
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    Two great albums from Eddie Harris on one CD. Includes the rare-groove, rock-any-party classic "It's All Right Now". US CD IMPORT
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    Two beautiful late 60s Kirk albums on one CD. Killer!
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    Tough hyper-swinging tunes such as "Three For the Festival" and 'We Free Kings". Brilliant, innovative and unique. 
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    The elusive Mandre 4 finally sees a proper release. After his three notorious albums for Motown, Mandre released his fourth record in the Bay Area on his privately run Future Groove label. The story goes that just after the album was shipped, the remaining stock was accidentally destroyed in the warehouse. Only a few copies made it to the local stores,...
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    The next Infrasonics split 12" is another four-track double A side introducing two new artists to the label and the wider UK bass scenes. The ‘Infra12003’ EP presents Jamie Grind vs Gon: the bright, urban hypercolour synth lines of the former battling the driving funky shuffle of the latter. Ace!
    ‘Long Distance’ is Onra's fifth LP, and he is probably best known for 2007’s ‘Chinoiseries’, a great album created from Vietnamese found sounds after some extensive rifling through dusty crates. While this new set may be made via similar means – sampling old dusty vinyl –the sounds are distinctively Western...
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    A 12" single from brand new imprint Innovative Leisure Records, Mexicans with Guns is San Antonio's Ernest Gonzales. Once or twice referred to as Mexican Dubstep, the A Side features Chico Mann on vocals and a Ghosts On Tape remix.
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    Brand new release from Deep Tchnologies T.Williams on Local Action Records! Already receiving major props from London's finest prducers kode9, Ramadanman and Marcus Nasty and it's easy to see why with this fantastic new EP.  'Afric' is a heavy bouncy tribal bass bulldozer! ‘Anthem’ is the hardest hitting of the three, stretching...
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    Milyoo makes his debut on Subeena's new Opit imprint! 'Dasein' is fuelled by lashings of deep slug-bass, off kilter syncopated beats, alien soundscapes and warped wide eyed synths! Recommended!
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    Brilliant new compilation of early traditional Turkish music from the ever-excellent Honest Jons records! Drawn from recordings made in Istanbul by the Gramophone Company and HMV, amidst the ruins of the Ottoman Empire, 'To Scratch Your Heart' crosses and mixes the folk and classical heritage of Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Gypsies, Muslims, Christians...
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    Uplifting soul from this legendary female vocalist. Rare USA original (cutout top right)
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    Includes versions of 'Roda' and stellar cover of 'Night and Day'.
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    Debut solo from Mathew Jonson on Wagon Repair! On his own, as a member of Cobblestone Jazz, and as a co-founder of the Wagon Repair label, Jonson has continually pushed and prodded electronic dance music's familiar forms into more distinctive shapes, without ever losing focus on the dancefloor.  Trippy, melodic techno with hard off-kilter beats...
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    Storming two sider with the jump up reggae of The Maytals and the hard ska of Don Drummond, what more could you ask for.... well there's three new titles from pyramid all pressed very clean and loud!!
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    Two late 60s skankers back to back with the vocal cut from The Maytals and a killer horns instrumental from Roland Alphonso, don't delay these will fly away!!
    East meets West, guitar meets sitar, on this eminal 1967 Imulse Records jazz release with audio remastered from original tapes.  40-page colour booklet includes unseen photos, artist interviews with Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie, Rudy Van Gelder & Jack Gregg, a rare '67 Downbeat interview with Szabo and lier notes by Doug Sheppard .
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    Anarchic carnival street music from Haiti. Traces of New Orleans' Second Line jazz meets Cuban carnival Comparsas and Brazilian afro blocs and the ancient to modern spirit of Kinshasa's Konono no.1 meets the Art Ensemble of Chicago! To coincide with the release of the new Kanaval book on Soul Jazz Publishing, Soul Jazz Records are releasing this...
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    This is the new highly recommended album from Shackleton on Perlon! Since his move to Berlin, Shackleton's sound during Skull Disco which was mainly rooted in dubstep has since morphed and transformed. Combined with a mixture of his current surroundings and new influences reflecting the city's moods towards the underground house and techno scene, along...
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    Currently out of print“This book contains the most disturbing but exhilarating photographs you are ever likely to see" Bill DrummondSoul Jazz Records' new photography book release is a fascinating combination of stunning photographs (by Leah Gordon), cultural, historical and anthropological text (with essays by Madison Smartt Bell, Don Cosentino,...
      Excellent Japan-only compilation of older Jahtari tunes on the great Rudiments label from Tokyo, carefully selected by E-Jima, who runs the legendary Discshop Zero record shop. This CD blends 23 tracks from the more obscure side of Jahtari into a swirling megamix of echo drenched dub and tongue-in-cheek mayhem. Most of the tunes have never appeared...
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      Heavyweight wobbly mechanical dubstep from Meesha on LoDubs!
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      Hyperdub boss Steve Goodman aka Kode9 has compiled this heavyweight mix of tunes that have been weighing down his Dj box for the last six months. True to form Kode9 has produced an energetic, no-nonsense booty-shakin' party selection. Focusing heavily on UK underground house mutations Funky and broken beat aswell grime and bass.  The mix features...
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      Explosive and entirely unique masterpiece by Tokyo artist Killer Bong that goes way beyond anything that could simply be called a remix. The original MPC ninja packs a massive bowl of finely ground Jahtari skunk and smokes it all away in one long draw, taking a night ride in the never ending bowels of the Tokyo underground system and exhaling a cloud...
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      * NOW ON LIMITED TRIPLE VINYL* This is the long awaited debut album from Kryptic Minds on Loefah's new Swamp 81 imprint! Better known for their powerful heavy drum 'n' bass releases Kryptic Minds have since converted to the dark menacing basslines of the dubstep scene. Earlier this year they released their critically acclaimed debut 'One of Us/Six...
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      A north London born producer and DJ who’s been expressing himself through drum abuse and perverting genres. Altered Natives is establishing himself as one of the most forward thinking producers around right now, with his unique blend of broken/tech/dub/house inspired productions. 'The Bitch' commands you attention with hard heavy duty kick drum,...
      Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jamaican music's most celebrated producer, has been through more creative rebirths than most artists. At 73 years of age, he is currently enjoying another. Over the past half-century, he has masterminded more than 1,000 different records, both under his own name, with his ever-changing band, the Upsetters, and for countless other...
        A striking directorial debut from Christopher Petit, "Radio On" follows a young London DJ as he travels to Bristol by car to investigate the death of his brother. What ensues is part mystery story, part road movie through a late 70's England that stands on the precipice of social and cultural change and the imminent arrival of Thatcherism. Filmed...
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        Following on from Wiley, Boy Better Know CEO, JME delivers his essential instrumental beats CD for Avalanche Music! This CD brings a side to JME that not many focus on due to his other high profile ventures. JME brings together a mixture of Grime & Dubstep beats from past and present which will be a hit for not only the DJ but his legions of...
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