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    Big Shaka Tune! Mid 90s digital steppers. Heavy!
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    Rocksteady at its finest with the great U Roy on the b-side
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    KILLER latin jazz debut from flautist Hubert Laws with an all-star latin jazz group - Victor Pantoja, Chick Corea, Cachao(!), and more. RARE.
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    the original wailers on killer form, three part harmony's lee perry on production, the barrett brothers on rhythm what more could you ask for
    originally released on a 12" here reissued on very limited 7" with dub cut on the b-side.
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    Playing it cool, playing it right. Over-the-top mixes of heavier-than-lead riddims. First issued around 1981.
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    Mammoth 2 CD and bonus DVD set featuring FIFTY (count 'em!) reggae classics spread over two CDs plus a bonus DVD featuring rare archive footage!   Reggae fans cannot be without this essential overview of the classic Randy's label!
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    mid 70s roots vocal cut but the b-side dub showcases sly dunbar's rockers sound loud and clear, produced by bunny "striker" lee.
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    Two killer 80s UK digital dancehall tunes! E-S-S-E-N-T-I-A-L!!
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    1974 Fania album from the genius Willie Colon. 
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    Reissue of this seminal album! This is perhaps the pinnacle of the classic Mizell brothers albums (alongside perhaps Donald Byrd's "Places and Spaces", or Rance Allen's "Say My Friend"). Just killer tunes including the hypnotic "Harlem River Drive".
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    Fired-up, originary African pop, conjuring the Congolese rumba from imported Latin 78s — with thumb pianos, kazoos, banjos, bottles, violins, and irresistible little songs about pimps, dope, clubbing, sex, death. This album uncovers the dizzy beginnings of the golden age of African music — zinging with the social and political ferment...
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    Fontella's complete output for the Paula label of Shreveport, Louisiana. Recorded upon her return from an inspiring two year sojourn in Paris, this is more politically aware than her discotheque anthems of the 1960's and every bit as worthy!
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    Early 80s boogie jazz funk. Quality all the way.
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    Classic Brazilian fusion album produced by Billy Cobham and featuring George Duke, Stanley Clarke and Flora Purim! orig. brazilian vinyl copy
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    This is the second volume collecting together earth-shuddering bass weight from Deep Medi Musik! Beginning with a nod to the underlying roots of the label’s foundations with two super-deep meditational cuts from Kromestar, Volume 2 tracks the early beginnings of Silkie and Quest’s now infamous smooth, bumpin’ gangster boogie vibes...
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    This is the first of two EPs of remixes of Mount Kimbie from Hotflush! On the first, Dom and Kai’s debut “Maybes” gets a soulful treatment from their sometime collaborator James Blake,while “Serged” (from their second 12") is reshaped into woozy garage by New Yorker FaltyDL. On the flip, Instra:mental transform “At...
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    We've found a box and the stickers are back in stock! These packs all contain ten lovely stickers each (75mm by 75mm) of various Soul Jazz Records covers including such titles as 100%, 200%, 300%, 400%, 500%, 600% Dynamite, Nu Yorica, Nu Yorica Roots, New Orleans Funk, Jackie Mittoo, Universal Sounds of America and more. Each pack varied.
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    Dirty, raw wonky remix from Slugabed!
    Killer new compilation from the ever-brilliant Jazzman camp! 21 of the finest, rarest and most desirable funk recordings from the Sunshine state, put together for the first time with the personal blessing of each and every artist represented herein - shoddy bootleg this is not! Those of you who loved their previous ace compilations 'Carolina Funk',...
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    classic early roots vocal cut from delroy wilson recorded at studio 1, with unknown ska instrumental on the b-side.
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    This is the second of a one-a-month, twelve-CD series from Madlib on his own imprint, Madlib Invazion!  Odd numbers in the series are original productions by Madlib, even numbers are mixtapes. For Madlib Medicine Show No. 2: Flight to Brazil Madlib sends us on an 80-minute guided tour through three of four decades of Brazilian funk, psychedelic,...
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    My Guitar Whales is the first single from Paul White’s sophomore album, Paul White & The Purple Brain. A psychedelic stripped-down banger, it mixes an Eastern-influenced organ hook, rock hard drums, fuzzy synth bass and delirious chanting to mesmerising effect. On the flip, The Bright Future twins a naggingly catchy piano refrain with tumbling...
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    Jonas Reinhardt continues his cosmic flight inward on Powers of Audition. The instrumentation from his debut album expands here to include acoustic drum patterns, guitars, and woodwinds alongside synthesizers and electronics. Together, these voices seamlessly twist and meld into a singular aural journey. This is music of the spheres for an electronic...
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    2nd of two new represses from king kong produced at king tubby's firehouse studio.
    Super nasty ghetto booty bass bizniz features a killer remix from Lazer Sword!
    First ever reissue of this classic 1973 album! Mebusas combine brilliantly elements of American Soul and Funk, Psychedelic Rock, Latin/Carribean rhythms and traditional African music, using innovative arrangements, deep rhythms and top-notch playing. Recommended!
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    More great electronic German experimental rock from Can, circa 1979.
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    Excellent album of Indian psychedelia, re-issued for the first time by Japan-based record label EM! From beginning to end, this is a flood of Indian psychedelic funk, showering us with heavy percussion grooves in a borrowed 'international music style that uses elements of rock, latin and arabic music, blended with chanted Hindu mantra. electric guitar...
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    Lootpack member and Stones Throw recording returns after a short hiatus Wildchild with 'Jack Of All Trades' on Georgia Anne Muldrow's imprint. The album features production by Georgia Anne Muldrow, Oh No, Madlib (Sick!!), Black Milk and features Frank 'N' Dank, Souls Of Mischief, Percee P, Masta Ace and more, so already you know this is gonna be good....
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    Pat Kelly possesses one of the great soul voices to come out of Jamaica. Influenced by the fantastic American singer Sam Cook, Pat Kelly could ride over any tune that came his way and with his outstanding falsetto voice always added a little magic to each recording! Compiled on this album are some of his finest moments with timeless cuts 'How Long...
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    Biography of the robots by Pascal Bussy
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    Seminal German electronic music. Includes the amazing 'Sunrain'.
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    Wicked new 12'' from TRG on Rush Hour!! ‘See Other People’ is an infectious garage stepper, announcing the future of R&B. Big tune! ‘Groove Control’ is a deep mysterious techno track driven by a killer acid bassline. Check it out!
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    Idiot’ is already something of a hit with those who’ve heard it being played out, combining hard soca drums with lush ecstatic melodic synth harmonies and a driving bass with a strange 8-bit melody that stumbles and trips around the rhythm. It’s completely alien at first, but potent enough to stick in your ears until you might catch...
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    Produced and arranged by T-Life. Excellent boogie/disco fusion, 1980 on RCA.
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    Sugarhill founder Sylvia Robinson does her best Giorgio Moroder/Donaa Summer impression, 1978. Crazy electro proto-high energy disco nutter style sylvia - what is she on? where do u get some? Original = USA 12" 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...
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    Funky southern soul. Rick Hall produced Memphis sound recorded at Fame Studios!
    Killer new track from Deadboy! Pressed on super heavy vinyl with a lazer etching on the flip! Tapping into London's rich musical heritage from early 90's Hardcore all the way through to UK Garage and House, Deadboy's tracks somehow still share the same sense of futuristic melancholia as the first wave of Detroit Techno by the likes of Derrick May and...
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    From the screamers of the '60s were borne the swingers of the '70s, funk grew into disco and the blues grew into soul. Here we have a tribute to two female singers of the '70s whose music captured the excitement of the time without betraying the roots of blues and soul from where they came. Staple fodder for DJs year in year out since first released...
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    More great heavily EQed and f**ked-up disco edits from Theo Parrish! Super limited!! Don't sleep on this!!
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    Wicked, rare, funky folk, includes "Don't Leave Me". Released on independent Ovation Records, 1971.
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    This is the highly anticipated debut from one of the most original artists of 2010, Sara Abdel-Hamid aka Ikonika!!! ‘Contact, Want, Love, Have’ doesn’t mess around or waste a note as Ikonika colours in and then discards the rulebook. Maybe it’s her background as a drummer in a post-hardcore band, her love of R'n'B and hip...
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    Second album on Ovation for Chicago-scene folk singer
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    Repress of this classic, 'Hot Music' was one of the rare house tracks to crossver to both hip hop heads and jazz heads!!! Jazzy broken-beat-house classic!! Essential!!!!
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    Young Jazz Rebels is a Madlib jazz group from the Yesterdays Universe collective. The album Slave Riot, their debut, is an avant-garde free jazz record, a style Madlib has been developing with Young Jazz Rebels since their debut on 2006's Chrome Children compilation with the track “Nino's Deed.”   An alternate take of “Nino's Deed” is included...
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    3 classic tracks from Miroslav Vituous, Dennis Coffey and Crystal Grass! Brilliant!
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    Awesome new 12" from 'The King Of UK Funky' Roska taken from his album on Rinse! Roska fuses raw percussive tribal house riddims with a gritty bass heavy garage attitude. Dancefloor-friendly tracks, armed with crisp snares, hi hats and '97 old skool garage flava, you can't help but move your body to!  Jamie George lends his vocals to pop-friendly...
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    Returning to claim their crown as the kings of the reggae mash up, NICE UP! and Jstar bring you "Cut Ups, Bruck Ups & Muck Ups Volume 2". Constantly 2 of the best selling mashup labels, this CD collects all of the recent limited edition 7"s as well as some classics from the vaults, for another genre blurring mix up inna JA style. Included are contributions...
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