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    Superb new roots version from David I of Augustus Pablo's late 70s instrumental cut, with stripped down dub on the flip.
    Great rediscovered 1971 skank of Henry Mancini's classic "Moon River" done The Upsetter way.
    'Visions' is a new collaborative album from BADBADNOTGOOD co-founders, Matthew Tavares and Leland Whitty. Conceptually the album is a canvas for a combination of composition and group free-form improvisation. Tavares and Whitty are the sole composers, but with some tracks collectively improvised, there is also a group dynamic running through the album....
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    Roger and Brian Eno explore the nature of sound in their first ever duo album, 'Mixing Colours'. The album’s eighteen soundscapes invite listeners to immerse themselves in the "infinite space that lies below their surface."
    VERY LIMITED SPECIAL VINYL EDITION COMES WITH FREE 7" + DOWNLOAD!!! When the band Trees Speak, coming out of nowhere, released an exclusive one-off 100-pressing white label 45, described as CAN/NEU! meets LIQUID LIQUID, it sold out so quickly (in less than 30 mins - one for sale on Discogs now at £400!) that Soul Jazz Records decided to release their...
    Congo meets Jamaica on this exceptional reggae album from the late seventies. Made in collaboration with Lee 'Scratch' Perry and Seskain Molenga and with liner notes by David Katz. The Belgian labels Planet Ilunga, specializing in researching, documenting and releasing Congolese music from the fifties to seventies, and Roots Vibration, devoted to...
    Afro futurist sensations Onipa unleash their debut album, combining Afro grooves, electronics and fierce energy. Featuring guest vocals from Ghanaian star Wiyaala, and also collaborations with South African rapper Spoek Mathambo.
    "Who Sent You? is the punk-rocking of jazz and the mystification of the avant-garde, a sci-fi sound from that out-soul-fire jazz quintet Irreversible Entanglements."
    I Won’t Let You Cry: Another plaintive love song, in a medium tempo ska style. I’m Sorry: An R&B style ballad from Buster, with organ prominent in the backing.
    Islam: In between Buster’s vocal are excellent solos by Drummond and Brooks. First issued, not unsurprisingly on the Islam label. Sudden Attack: From 1964, this was issued on ‘Wildbells’ and features Drummond throughout.
    Roll On Charles Street: This is a spirited minor key track, with solos by Alphonso and Brooks.Trumpeter Harper takes the honours on this one, his trademark vibrato well in evidence. His big hit for Buster was “Mighty Like A Rose”. He also cut the fearsome “African Blood” and a version of the swing classic ‘Tipping In” under the name of...
    This second edition of LillyGood Party! a BBE released compilation by highly respected Swiss DJ, Alex Attias. Taking its name from a party he runs in his native Lausanne, the selection reflects the music he plays at the club. Features gems from the likes of Elements Of Life, Yam Who, Glenn Underground and more!
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      • Stacy Kidd - How Bad I Want Ya (GU Peak True Time Mix)
      • Elements Of Life - Children Of The World (Ben Brophy Edit)
      • David Murray and The Gwo-Ka Masters - Gwotet (Alex Attias Edit)
      • Freedom Flight - Mausiki Scales (Alex Attias LillyGood Party Edit)
      • Universal Tongues - Open Up Your Mind (Honeycomb Vocal Mix)
      • MJ Lallo - Star Child Going Home
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    "‘Alien Blood’ is the result of The Pop Group’s meticulous process of revisiting the original 2” tapes of their studio sessions and recordings, unearthing never-before-heard material, including the studio recording of ‘Kiss The Book’, gloves off version of ‘We Are Time (Ricochet)’ and ‘Words Disobey Me (Dennis The Menace Mix)’ whilst...
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    Killer U.K. Roots 12" originally released in 1983 on Inner Light. Very hard to find an original, three figure sum..wicked horns led roots with full discomix plus dub on the flip. Black generic sleeve has sticker with band photo from the time...Don't miss!
    Deep, dream house vibes and shuffling broken beat from Rhythm Section International's Contours - backed with an absolutely rulin' remix from K15!
    Space Ghost's album of mid-80s style, electronic soul has won us over here at SOTU - absolutely loving these slow jams, lysergic funk cuts and neon lit swingbeat vibes all over! Another fitting release via FunkinEven's excellent Apron imprint!
    This is the debut album from Conjunto Papa Upa, channeling influences from Suriname, Curacao, Cabo Verde, Portugal and Venezuela. This futuristic blend of sounds is reflective of Papa Upa itself, made up of musicians from Venezuela, Uruguay, Cuba and The Netherlands.
    WOW! Tornado Wallace drops an mini-album of trippy, mid-tempo, Afro-industrial/cosmic goodness via Optimo Music! Folks, you need this one in your life...
    Very rare USA only roots 12" get first time reissue since 1984, superb roots vocal cut with two dubs on the flip, in limited full colour DISCO45 sleeve..don't leave!
    Analog Africa focus in on fourteen mind-blowing Cumbia masterpieces - many of which have never seen wide release outside the Amazonian region! If you travel up the Amazon, past the city of Manaus and past the Brasilian/Peruvian border, you will eventually reach the city of Iquitos. It was here that Werner Herzog filmed Fitzcarraldo, the visionary epic...
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    In the summer of 2018 Beachfreaks Records founder and celebrated crate digger Charles Bals threw open the doors of Club Meduse, an imaginary open-air venue on the Cote D'Azure where the obscure but inspired soundtrack is always humid, sun-kissed, synthesizer-heavy and proudly European. The resultant compilation was acclaimed by both music critics and...
    Ron Trent, operating under the occasional guise of Indigo Tracks, is back on his Prescription Underground label with a reissue of his first single (from '99) under that name. Revived and revitalised, 'Rites & Rituals' is dark, moody, percussive, Chicago house music gold, here in three, exclusive, remastered and remixed versions...
    Max Graef and Julius Conrad are Ratgrave and make their album debut for Henry Wu's Black Focus label! ‘Rock’ is their second album - ongoing transmissions of "electronic p-fusion" from earth and it follows a stellar debut, released via FunkinEven’s imprint, Apron. The duo’s sound palette draws inspiration from 80s funk, soul, rock and electronic...
    Superb youthful dancehall cut from the late eighties from Alan Crichton aka White Mice.
    This Ghanaian 45 comes from singer, Olando who lives as a Frafra in the diaspora of Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti people. This title tune is a driving, contemporary 'hiplife' beat, backed with 'Ba Han Toora Ho Sina', characterised by its hypnotic, repetitive motif.
    James Ruskin and Mark Broom are back under their operative pseudonym, The Fear Ratio. Less the loopy techno of their respective, solo output, 'They Can't Be Saved' explores the "realms of hip-hop influenced machine music" and is the sound of two revered producers having some real fun in the studio! Ace release from Manchester electronic music stalwart,...
    Two monster 70's soul essentials on 45 via Outta Sight!
    "As well as being heavily influenced by Brazil's fabled Tropicalia movement, Richaid is the grandson of Brazilian actor, singer and Disney star Aurora Miranda (Carmen Miranda's younger sister), so 'tropicalism' is in his blood. Describing his sound as 'industrial tropicalism', Richaid's music is undoubtedly a product of his environment: just like Rio,...
    A reissue of Jon Hassell's 1977 classic that pioneered a new form of music that would become known as ‘fourth world’ - a blend of haunting ambient moods with global/outernational music influences.
    It's the bomb! Just landing! Release date brought forward! WILL SELL OUT!! Don't miss out! Comet Is Coming band leader Shabaka is back with The Ancestors on 'We Are Sent Here By History', follow-up to their 2016 breakout, 'Wisdom of Elders'. "The more urgent, unrelenting and darker feel of the album reflects its social commentary set the context...
    "‘Y Live’ is an essential addendum to the original release, one that captures all the fierce urgency of The Pop Group’s live performances at the time. Comprised of ‘Y’ era recordings captured at a variety of locations including New York, Manchester and Brussels - the latter on a bill with William Burroughs and Joy Division - ‘Y Live’ exemplifies...
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    Peter Marshall (aka Kendrick Andy) features on an album originally released in 1995 and features Reggae and Roots vocal tracks, produced by Martin Campbell/Top Beat and co-arranged by Kendrick Andy. The album is also in the Showcase format and features respective Dubs of each vocal track. The basic rhythms were originally recorded at Channel One JA...
    Disco-funk recorded in London in the late-70s by Fungai Malianga who’d relocated from South Africa to North London. His funk-led ode to his manor with ‘Finsbury Park Party’ sportin’ Break-beats, tape echo, horn section and a narrative on Harringay’s finest known landscape. This is backed by a disco-funk version of Lennon–McCartney’s ‘Things...
    **Very limited - one copy per customer!** Taking a step back from production and additional instrumentation, the self-taught pianist explores the piano across six, solo pieces released via his own label, Sekito.
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    Two rare jazz-funk floor-fillers on 45 for the first time. KON’s 7” edit of Ja’Net Dubois’s break-beat fuelled jazz funk theme ‘Queen Of The Highway’ recorded in 1979 at Ralph Macdonald’s Rose Bud studio in New York. On the flip-side is Jady Kurrent Band, Cleveland’s funk outfit that won the state Budweiser Band Showcase contest in 1982...
    The debut collaborative album from Koichi Sakai and Afla Sackey! Their album is a deep exploration of Koichi's love of both electronic and West African music, in close collaboration with Ghana-born master percussionist, singer, band leader, teacher and songwriter, Afla Sackey. Another superb release via Olindo!
    Very limited new jump up dancehall from Italy from The Double Spliff Sound System featuring MC Mannaroman.
    Wicked deejay cut to Rupie Edwards masterpiece instrumental "Jamaica Serenade" (Also available on Horus Records). This cut was created shortly after Rupie recorded the instrumental at Randy's, and released without his knowledge on the Hiori label. Pressed in tiny quantities, finally 40 years later we have it on Rupie's own Success imprint. B-side has...
    Recorded at Channel One by Winston Jarrett around the late 70s but unreleased till now, full dub on the flip
    The sons of legendary jazz musician Phil Cohran return with yet another crucial release. Mesemerising melodies and pulsating rhythms - bright, powerful horns with the tightest of drum patterns for the dance!
    Ryuichi Sakamoto scores a wonderful modern classic soundtrack, with incredible arrangements, for Alice Winocour's acclaimed drama, Proxima.
    Epic, space-disco edits from Al Kent both clocking in each at 10+ mins - one to work the floor!
    Manchester born producer, vocalist and saxophonist Alabaster dePlume makes his debut on cult jazz label from Chicago. 'To Cy & Lee is a' collection of instrumentals: poignant, reflective and personal to the composter. Elegant, emotive jazz and electronic moods. Another triumph for the excellent International Anthem Recording Company!
    Charlotte Dos Santos returns with here second single release 'Harvest Time. Expect more earthy soul and haunting pop for fans of Erykah Badu and Nite Jewel. Ace!
    With a timeless sound that blends heavy soul and psych-rock, Monophonics return with 'It's Only Us' lead with the unique, soulful vocal of the talented Kelly Finnigan.
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    Debut album from Bell Towers mixing up a blend of house, disco and odd ball pop styles. Forward thinking stuff from the talented producer.
    Reissue of this amazing, one-off album produced by Roy Ayers! Vocal group Eighties Ladies was made up of the talented Susan Beaubian, Marva Hicks, Vivian Prince, Denie Corbett & Sylvia Striplin backed by an all-star line-up Roy Ayers band (including Rick James who shares the production). The anthemic ‘Turned on To You” and “Ladies of the Eighties”...
    First official reissue of a seminal Treasure Isle album, features some of the greatest Jamaican hits of the 1960s, Three tracks new to CD After forming in the mid-Sixties, the Techniques repeatedly proved themselves to be one of the most popular and influential vocal groups in the history of Jamaican music, recording a formidable number of hit singles,...
    Wicked new jump up dancehall from Bunny General and Italian producer Marco Musetti with instrumental cut on the flip.
    Reissue of 'Mission Infinite' by little known Californian project from "108", a short lived Bay Area group which consisted of rappers Encore and Grand The Visitor along with composer-producer Sedric Edwards. Originally released in 1996 in a very limited quantity of one hundred CD's, this jazzy, conscious, hip-hop album never really got the attention...