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    Bass, Mids, TopsAn Oral History of Sound System CultureBy Joe Muggs & Brian David StevensStrange Attractor
    KILLER new book! An oral history of the UK’s soundsystem culture, featuring interviews with MALA, Dennis Bovell, SKREAM, Youth, Norman Jay, Krust, Dego...
    Prince BusterRoll On Charles Street 'Prince Buster Ska Selection'Rock A Shacka
    Awesome 20 track ska collection from Japan featuring 11 unreleased & alternative takes from the vaults of the late great Prince Buster. With sleevenotes...
    • Prince Buster's All Stars – Buster Pink Night Stars (Unreleased)
    • Prince Buster's All Stars – Hey Train (Unreleased)
    • Roland Alphonso – Roll On Charles Street (Natty’ s Dub Plate) (Unreleased)
    • Raymond Harper – Raining Outside (Unreleased)
    • Roland Alphonso – Almost Like Being In Love (Alternate Take)
    • Prince Buster – High Blood Pressure
    • Derrick And Patsy – Raindrops Falling (Unreleased)
    • Prince Buster – Stir The Pot (Feat,Prince Buster, Derrick Morgan, Eric Morris & Patsy)
    • Spanish Town Skabeats – Stop That Train
    • Prince Buster – Islam
    • Prince Buster's All Stars – Charles Street Cowboy (Unreleased)
    • Prince Buster's All Stars – Prince Of Peace (Alternate Take)
    • Prince Buster – Rude Rude Rudie (Don’ t Throw Stones)
    • Don Drummond – Sudden Attack
    • Don Drummond – Vietnam (Unreleased)
    • Prince Buster – Prince Buster
    • Slim Smith – Only Soul Can Tell
    • Prince Buster – I’ m Sorry (Unreleased)
    • Unknown Artist – Summer Time (Unreleased)
    • Prince Buster – Prince Buster
    • 1. Prince Buster's All Stars – Buster Pink Night Stars (Unreleased)
    • 2. Prince Buster's All Stars – Hey Train (Unreleased)
    • 3. Roland Alphonso – Roll On Charles Street (Natty’ s Dub Plate) (Unreleased)
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    TruthExcedrin Headache #24 / Come Back Home (1976)Sounds Of Cleveland
    TOUGH, moody soulful funk tune - heavyweight and wicked.
    • Truth – Excedrin Headache #24
    • Original 7"£10.00
      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Unplayed original independent (Cleveland, Ohio) label USA 45.

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    Barry WhiteIt's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me (1977)20th Century Records
    It's a funky/disco classic! Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ Unplayed few minor pops etc100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
    • Barry White – It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
    • Original 7"£10.00
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      Unplayed few minor pops etc
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    Weldon IrvineTime Capsule (1973)Pure Pleasure
    For fans of funk, soul and jazz, it doesn't get much better than this 1973 album. Originally released on Weldon's own Nodlew Records this is sublime stuff...
    • Weldon Irvine – Time Capsule
    • Weldon Irvine – Deja Vu
    Gloria ParkerThe Best Thing For You BabySoul Galore
    Quality Northern Soul ! UNPLAYED 45
    • Gloria Parker – The Best Thing For You Baby
    Pablo GadHard TimesNo Label
    Two classic early 80s roots reggae cuts "Hard Times" & "Gun Fever" from Pablo Gad both with strong dubs, clean pressing
    • Pablo Gad – Hard Times
    • Pablo Gad – Dub
    • Pablo Gad – Gun Fever
    • Pablo Gad – Dub
    Patti JoMake Me Believe In You (Tom Moulton Mix) / Ain't No Love Lost (Tom Moulton Mix)Soul Brother Records
    For the first time on 12” single! Two incredible Curtis Mayfield written songs beautifully delivered by the great Patti Jo and mixed by Tom Moulton....
    • Patti Jo – Make Me Believe In You (Tom Moulton Mix)
    • Patti Jo – Ain't No Love Lost (Tom Moulton Mix)
    The Blues BustersHere I Am Come And Take Me (Reggae) / I Shot The Sheriff (Reggae) (1975)Scepter Records
    Wicked funky reggae bomb! Top reggae recut of Al Green's monster tune!
    • The Blues Busters – Here I Am Come And Take Me (Reggae)
    • Original 7"£12.00
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    Baked A La SkaSailing ByLimefield
    Manchester based band Baked A La Ska wicked hypnotic relick of the late night BBC shipping forecast theme with a underwater dub from analog master Al Breadwinner..Check...
    • Baked A La Ska – Sailing By
    • Al Breadwinner – Sailing By (Fisher Dub
    The PioneersBetter HerringBoss Records
    Big money tune from the Pioneers, a-side was only released in England on 7" on the Attack label as by the "Soul Directions" in 1970. George Dekker on lead...
    • The Pioneers – Better Herring
    • The Pioneers – Mama Look Deh
    The Salsoul OrchestraSalsoul Orchestra (1975)Salsoul
    Classic album that includes "Just the Right Size" and "Tangerine"
    • The Salsoul Orchestra – you're just the right size
    • The Salsoul Orchestra – tangerine
    • Original LP£12.00
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    • CD£9.99
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    Donny HathawayExtension Of A Man EPAtlantic
    A 4 track EP that plays at 33rpm - includes the Rare Groove classics 'The Slums' and 'Valdez In The Country'. pic sleeve! MINT UNPLAYED JUKE BOX...
    • Donny Hathaway – The Slums
    • Donny Hathaway – Valdez In The Country
    Ella FitzgeraldElla (1969)Reprise
    Ella goes soul! Great funky version of "Get Ready"!
    • Ella Fitzgerald – get ready
    • Original LP£20.00
      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA LP Vinyl , small sticker removal mark

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    Prince JazzboWise Shepherd / Donkey Blind (1975)Action
     Two killer Jazzbo sides! Mint unplayed Canadian orig. 1975 pressing. (listen actual audio)
    • Prince Jazzbo – Wise Shepherd
    • Original 7"£15.00
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    Jeff Parker & The New BreedMax BrownInternational Anthem Recording Company
    'Max Brown' is a soulful, swinging cypher of lyrical soloing by guitarist Parker with saxophonist Josh Johnson and trumpeter Nate Walcott, held down by...
    • Jeff Parker & The New Breed – Max Brown (Part 1)
    TenastelinWicked InventionOld Hard Bread
    Another limited edition one sided 12" from Italian label & soundsystem Old Hard Bread featuring Tena Stelin and Nick Manasseh's early outfit Sound Iration....
    • Tenastelin – Wicked Invention
    • Tenastelin – Satta Light
    Angela BofillAngie (1978)Arista
    Killer vocal deep deep cosmic jazz fusion produced by Dave Gruisin, 1978.
    • Angela Bofill – under the moon and over the sky
    • Original LP£12.00
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    Nikki Giovanni And The New York Community ChoirTruth Is On Its Way (1971)Right-On
    with the wicked proto-rap monster: Ego Tripping. Wicked and rare female proto rap poetry with percussion. Original USA vinyl.
    • Nikki Giovanni And The New York Community Choir – Ego Tripping
    • Original LP£40.00
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    DroidsStar PeaceDroids
    Seminal French Space Synth From Droids - The 70s Daft Punk! The Droids beamed down to planet Earth in the year 1978. The brainchild of Yves Hayet, they...
    • Droids – (do you have) the force part 1
    • Droids – interspace
    • Droids – be happy part 1
    • Original LP£40.00
      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original Venezuelan LP Vinyl. Thick sleeve, unplayed original, mint sealed opened once
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    Charles EarlandCharles III (1973)Prestige
    Featuring Lee Morgan, Virgil Jones, Billy Cobham, Billy Harper, Maynard Parker, Garnett Brown and more. Between jazz and soul, keyboardist Charles Earland...
    • Charles Earland – girl, you need a change of mind
    • Charles Earland – my favorite things
    • Original LP£25.00
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    The Fabulous JadesCome On And LiveSoul Galore
    Great Northern Soul tuneOriginal UNPLAYED USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
    • The Fabulous Jades – Come On And Live
    Marcus & The IgelsGrowing Taller / Studio WorksSoul Fire
    Rare roots 7" originally released in 1978 produced by Marcus Reid, with great bongo led instrumental on the flip. Limited edition of 300 only..
    • Marcus & The Igels – Growing Taller
    • Marcus & The Igels – Studio Works
    Zé Manel & 2M G-BTustumunhos Di Aonti...New Dawn
    New Dawn reissue of the fantastic and in-demand Guinea-Bissau album 'Tustumunhos Di Aonti...' by Zé Manel & 2M G-B! Originally released in 1982.
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – S'Cudjo
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – Vida Di Sussego
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – Bardade Dentro Di Bardade
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – N'Disdja Bai Tabanca
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – Gaçadjo Kebra
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – Se N'Bin Disparse
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – Nha Guine
    • Zé Manel & 2M G-B – Formados Sim Forma
    • LP£18.99
      Limited, deluxe 180g vinyl, tip-on sleeve edition
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    SkariRun This NationRoots Garden
    Making his debut appearance on Roots Garden Skari is a versatile & talented young vocalist hailing from Mandeville in the central hills of Jamaica. His...
    • Skari – Run This Nation
    • Manasseh – Wrong Hands Dub
    TNT RootsRaw Dub CreatorBokeh Versions
    Debut vinyl release for the mighty TNT Roots on the excellent Bokeh Versions label. 'Raw Dub Creator' is a collection of TNT Roots' finest productions,...
    • TNT Roots – Redemption
    • TNT Roots – Powerful (feat. Earthquake)
    • TNT Roots – Glorious Dub
    • TNT Roots – Righteous Vibration
    • TNT Roots – African Science (Mix 2)
    • TNT Roots – Earthman
    • TNT Roots – Foundation (Mix 2)
    • TNT Roots – Lord of Hosts (feat. Earthquake)
    • TNT Roots – Iron Shirt
    • TNT Roots – Guidance (feat. Yahweh Warriors)
    • TNT Roots – Yahweh the Redeemer
    HaloLet Me Do ItExpansion Records
    Expansion reissue Halo's 'Let Me Do It', a rare and extremely classy soul/boogie track from 1981, largely unknown at the time but becoming progressively...
    • Halo – Let Me Do It
    • Halo – Life (Re-edit)
    Fat Freddy's DropSpecial Edition Part 1The Drop
    Part 1 of a double album, ‘Special Edition Part 1’, comprises of six tracks of which ‘Raleigh Twenty’, ‘Trickle Down’ and ‘Six-Eight Instrumental’...
    • Fat Freddy's Drop – Kamo Kamo
    • Fat Freddy's Drop – Special Edition
    • Fat Freddy's Drop – Raleigh Twenty
    • Fat Freddy's Drop – OneFourteen
    • Fat Freddy's Drop – Trickle Down
    • Fat Freddy's Drop – Six-Eight Instrumental
    • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£21.99
      Limited 'transparent' violet and purple coloured vinyl edition
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    FelliniSo Vive 2 Vezes (1986)Baratos Afins
    Superb second album of Brazilian post-punk from Sao Paulo's finest Fellini. (Fellini featured on Soul Jazz Records post-punk album 'The Sexual Life of...
    • Fellini – Alcatraz Song
    • Fellini – Domingo De Pascoa
    • Fellini – Tabu
    • Original LP£50.00
      Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original Brazilian vinyl
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    The Rhythm MakersYou're Never Too Old (To Get On Down) / How Much I Love You (1974)Vigor Records
    SUPERB rare groove funky mover Original Unplayed USA 45
    • The Rhythm Makers – You're Never Too Old (To Get On Down)
    The Circle Of Confusion ft. Cornell CampbellYesterday Was HistoryRocafort Records
    The Circle of Confusion are a Swiss production duo: Seb.K (Shakedown productions) and Phil’eas (Black Diamond Sound).Recorded at Addis records in Geneva...
    • The Circle Of Confusion ft. Cornell Campbell – Yesterday Was History
    • The Circle Of Confusion ft. Cornell Campbell – Yesterday Was History (TCOC Yesterdub Mix)
    AntonioHyperfunkDark Grooves Records
    Antonio's 2-step / UKG classic 'Hyperfunk', from 1998, gets the necessary reissue treatment via from Dark Grooves Records!
    • Antonio – Hyperfunk (New Horizons Mix)
    • Antonio – Hyperfunk (Vocal Mix)
    • Antonio – Hyperfunk (Original Mix)
    Benoit BNotes Of LoveInto The Light
    Verstatile, Berceuse Heroique and Unthank records regular Benoit B releases and album of oddball, dreamy, Compass Point studios-inspired, Balearic/new...
    • Benoit B – Vestigia Flammae Feat. Elen Huynh
    • Benoit B – Polar Nights
    • Benoit B – 2090'
    • Benoit B – Cowboy Dan
    • Benoit B – Clumsy Sunset
    • Benoit B – Czechoslovakia
    Forest Drive WestParallel SpaceEchocord
    Forest Drive West follows up on that KILLER release for Whities with an EP of heavy dub techno dread, release via cult label, Echocord!
    • Forest Drive West – Creation Dub
    • Forest Drive West – Drift
    • Forest Drive West – Parallel Space
    • Forest Drive West – Parallel Space (Conforce Remix)
    Daniel LopatinUncut GemsWarp Records
    Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, scores the soundtrack to the Safdie brothers’ highly successful feature starring Adam Sandler, 'Uncut Gems'.
    • Daniel Lopatin – The Ballad Of Howie Bling
    • Daniel Lopatin – Pure Elation
    • Daniel Lopatin – Followed
    • Daniel Lopatin – The Bet Hits
    • Daniel Lopatin – High Life
    • Daniel Lopatin – No Vacation
    • Daniel Lopatin – School Play
    • Daniel Lopatin – F**k You Howard
    • Daniel Lopatin – Smoothie
    • Daniel Lopatin – Back To Roslyn
    Irregular RootsShowcaseA-Lone Productions
    Great new roots album from Irregular Roots based in Zaragoza, Spain featuring six strong vocal cuts with their dubs on the flip side on the vinyl. Produced...
    • Irregular Roots – No Way
    • Irregular Roots – Walking Man
    • Irregular Roots – Remember
    • Irregular Roots – Go To Be Wise
    • Irregular Roots – Crisis
    • Irregular Roots – Degrow
    • Irregular Roots – Remember Dub
    Dennis BrownRepatriationJoe Gibbs Record Globe
    From Dennis Brown's great LP "Visions", first time released on 7", along with it's killer dub version.
    • Dennis Brown – Repatriation
    • Joe Gibbs & The Professionals – Jubilation Dub
    Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersBuhaina's DelightBlue Note
    Reissue of the drum hero’s classic 1963 album! Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, during November and December 1961. The Jazz...
      Earth, Wind And FireSpirit (1976)CBS
      Classic Maurice White & Charles Stepney production!
        • Original LP£10.00
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        Russ GabrielPlanet Discovery (inc. Future Beat Alliance remix)Exalt Records
        KILLER release from UK techno stalwart, Russ Gabriel, whose brittle, electro rhythms are reshaped and remodelled by Future Beat Alliance into slow, heartbreaking,...
        • Russ Gabriel – Planet Discovery
        • Russ Gabriel – Planet Discovery (Reshaped and rearranged by Future Beat Alliance)
        • 12"£10.99
          Limited black and white marbled vinyl edition
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        A Taste Of HoneyA Taste Of Honey (1978)Capitol
        Massive tune (Boogie Oogie Oogie), great album produced by the Mizell Brothers
          • Original LP£10.00
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          Rufus HarleyBagpipe Blues (1966)Atlantic
          The unbelievably deep Rufus Harley - the Roland Kirk of the bagpipes. Listen to him disentangle and deconstruct Mary Poppins to seriously deep leftfield...
          • Rufus Harley – chim chim cheree
          • Original LP£35.00
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          Norman ConnorsOnce I've Been There / Romantic Journey (1977)Buddah Records
          HEAVY jazz boogie soul fusion
          • Norman Connors – Once I've Been There
          • Original 7"£10.00
            Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Unplayed original USA 45

            Original USA 7"
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          JuliaiasiahCool Nah ManRoom In The Sky
          New school dub warriors Juliaiasiah & Salute link up for another devastating dub that comes right and ready from the off. The mid tempo drums in "Cool...
          • Juliaiasiah – Cool Nah Man
          • Salute – Cool Nah Man Version
          Busty BrownMy GirlUpsetter
          Busty Brown's early reggae cover of the 1964 Temptations hit "My Girl" with the Upsetters instrumental on flip side
          • Busty Brown – My Girl
          • The Upsetters – My Girl
          The Mighty MocambosGolden ShadowLegere
          Two killer dance-floor cuts taken from The Mighty Mocambos' album, '2066'. Amazing afro-funk DJ tools, available on a 7" for the first time.
          • The Mighty Mocambos – Golden Shadow
          • The Mighty Mocambos – Preaching To The Choir
          Be-2Minimum Unit Of Human ExistenceOttagono Design Of Music
          Reissue of Japanese band BE-2's album 'Minimum In Survivable Human Race Unit', composed between 1982 and 1984. Available now on vinyl for first time, and...
          • Be-2 – In The Yaku's Back / ヤクの背中 に
          • Be-2 – Tiger Dance / 虎 舞
          • Be-2 – She Looks For A Room In The City / 彼女は街 に部屋を探す
          • Be-2 – Kindness / やさしさ
          • Be-2 – Shadow Of Flowing Cloud / 流れる雲の影
          • Be-2 – Rain Song / レイン ソング
          • Be-2 – Kitora / キトラ
          • Be-2 – That One In The Bottom Of The Mind / その 心 の 奥 底 にある もの に ある もの
          • Be-2 – Cool The Mask / ク一ル ザ マスク
          • Be-2 – The Sky Of Trip / 旅の空
          • 1. In The Yaku's Back / ヤクの背中 に
          • 2. Tiger Dance / 虎 舞
          • 3. She Looks For A Room In The City / 彼女は街 に部屋を探す
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          • LP£24.99
            Limited edition of 200 copies
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          The O'JaysSurvival (1975)Philadelphia International Records
          Sound of Philadelphia
            • Original LP£9.99
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            Frank FosterManhattan Fever (1968)Blue Note
            Rare Blue Note, recorded in '68/69, featuring Marvin Stamm, Bob Cranshaw, Garnett Brown and produced by the great Duke Pearson. Killer!
            • Frank Foster – Little Miss No Nose
            • Frank Foster – You Gotta Be Kiddin'
            • Original LP£50.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA First pressing blue/white Liberty Blue Note, Van Gelder stamp in dead wax, Liberty inner, minor sleeve wear, name written on back, audition copy stamp on back

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            Lionel HamptonYou Better Know It!!! (1965)Impulse!
            w/ Clark Terry, Ben Webster, Hank Jones, Milt Hinton and Osie Johnson
              • Original LP£60.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl heavy thick sleeve gatefold original Mono first pressing Impulse Records heavy, heavy wax A-78, orig inner. Peachy and rare!

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