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SOUL JAZZ RECORDS PRESENTS BLAXPLOITATION FILMS @ REGENT ST CINEMA Fri 31 Mar

 Tickets/info here for this rare film screening + Soul Jazz Records DJS

Fri 31 Mar 7.30pm REGENT STREET CINEMA, LONDON

Isaac Hayes is .. Truck Turner! You know the soundtrack, now see the film!



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Betty Harris Plays Live!

Yes it's true. LONDON 100 Club next FRIDAY Feb 17!!! TKTS: here +  MANCHESTER Band on The Wall Sat Feb 18 TKTS: Here

TONITE!!!! Blaxploitation Classic Film! This FRI 10 FEB!!!

TONITE!! Tickets/info here for this rare film screening + Soul Jazz Records DJS

Fri 10 Feb 7.30pm REGENT STREET CINEMA, LONDON

TONITE 7.30pm Wed 7 Dec! Soul Jazz Records presents Classic Blaxploitation Film at Regent Street Cinema, London + DJs

Black Caeser, starring the great Fred Williamson, soundtrack by James Brown - THE BOMB! Film + Soul Jazz Records DJs after-film!

Tickets on door or Buy your tickets now here.

Tenderlonious In-Store

Buy Tenderlonious 'On Flute" here!

RESCEDHULED Tenderlonious live 'On Flute' in-store this Friday 2 Dec 6PM at Sounds of the Universe!


Rare and Original Vinyl in the Basement!

In case you didn't know the basement of the Sounds of the Universe record store holds the largest selection of rare USA, UK and vinyl from around the world in London (all of it online).

We specialise in jazz, soul, funk, reggae, disco, latin, african, brazilian, house as well as rock, soundtracks and more.

Every one of our original vinyl albums and singles are fully GUARANTEED. We only sell records of a quality that we feel we would be happy with. You should assume the condition of the record is great unless stated otherwise. So if you're not happy then we're not happy - any problems just return and get a full refund.

These original records are only one copy in stock - so if you want one you need to be quick, don't wait around!

See all our original vinyl here.

(You can then select any genre, format you prefer etc)

TONITE! COFFY (Starring Pam Grier) Film Screening + DJS Fri 20th Jan 2017

TONITE! Buy your tickets on the door or now here

Rare film screening w/ PAM GRIER, music by ROY AYERS + Soul Jazz Records DJs after-film! Boom!



Brand New OFFICIAL Studio One T-Shirts

Soul Jazz Records bring you Brand new OFFICIAL Studio One - nuff colours and sizes. See them all here

Ten Essential Soul Jazz Records releases

Read here top 10 essential Soul Jazz Records albums on FACT Mag/Vinyl Factory.

THIS FRIDAY! 18th Nov 7.30pm! In The Heat of the Night at Regent Street Cinema, London

THIS FRIDAY! 18th Nov 7.30pm!

Come and join us for the opening night re-release screening of the seminal civil rights meets black action film In The Heat of The Night (1967) starring Sidney Poitier.

Official opening night screening Fri 18th Nov 7.30pm at the Regent Street Cinema, London.Get your tickets now here!

Tickets include free entry to Soul Jazz Records DJs spinning tunes after the film up until 11pm. The film is introduced by Stuart Baker, head of Soul Jazz Records. 


Set in small town southern USA, Sidney Poitier subverts all notions of southern racial bigotry as the sophisticated African-American policeman from Philadelphia. Filmed in 1967, just 4 years after the KKK bombing of a black church in Alabama, 3 years after the Civil Rights Act, 2 years after the assassination of Malcolm X, 1 year before the assassination of Martin Luther King.


This screening is part of our ongoing Black Action Films monthly screenings at the Regent Street Cinema.


100% Dynamite/ Soul Jazz Records Xmas Party 2016

Tickets still available on the door at Electrowerkz TONIGHT SAT DEC 17!!!! 

100% Dynamite! returns to Electrowerkz for one night only on Sat 17 Dec for the Soul Jazz Records Xmas Party 2016! 

Very Special guest DJ JERRY DAMMERS joins the massive Soul Jazz Records Sound System DJs + MC Oxman for a killer night of REGGAE, FUNK, SOUL, DANCEHALL & DUB!!!!!

Next Fri 16th Sep at 7pm! SOUL JAZZ RECORDS PRESENTS MONTHLY BLAXPLOITATION FILMS AT REGENT STREET CINEMA

Buy tickets/info now here

Opening night: PAM GRIER is FOXY BROWN. One-off screening next Fri 16th Sep at Regent Street Cinema, London + free Funk & Soul party after the film. Doors open 7pm, film starts 7.30 then music to 11pm.

Map (2 mins from Oxford Circus tube) here.


ADRIAN SHERWOOD LIVE!

This Thurs 23rd June rare live in-store DJ set & signing by the legendary Adrian Sherwood. 6-7.30pm

Studio One Dub Fire Special!

Out now! Buy/listen here

"Brilliant, absolutely superb collection, a hand-picked selection of dubs straight out of Studio One" David Rodigan

Boombox

You can listen & order your copy now here. Shipping this Friday 20th May!

New on Soul Jazz Records


Soul Jazz Records DJ party at Ronnie Scotts, London this Sun 15 May

Party with Joe Davis (Far Out Records).  6-12pm £5 Info 020 7734 3341 See here

Don Cheadle working at Sounds of the Universe!

Don Cheadle talks about the new Miles Davis film at Sounds of the Universe for the BBC!

Watch the feature piece here

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Don BlackmanDon BlackmanGRP
This has to be the greatest rare groove album ever: it's brimming with classic tracks such as the 2 step perfection of Heart's Desire, Holding You Loving...
Stevie WonderInnervisions (1973)Tamla
Perhaps the best album from Stevie Wonder! Classic Margouleff and Cecil production. Every track's a winner! Superb mid-70s space age psychedelic...
Nina SimoneSilk & SoulRCA
Reissue of the album originally released in 1967. Simone performs Burt Bacharach's "The Look Of Love" (featured in the film Casino Royale), "It Be's That...
Weldon IrvineSpirit Man (1975)Sony Music Japan
Seminal deep fusion jazz from Weldon Irvine. Featuring killer dancefloor tracks such as 'Jungle Juice" and 'We Getting Down'.
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John ColtraneColtrane (1962)Impulse!
Coltrane's first for Impulse, in 1962, was also the first recording for the classic quartet line-up and is a beautiful blend of extended modal...
Nina SimoneIn Concert: Emergency Ward! (1972)RCA Victor
This unusual record from 1972 is Nina Simone's statement on the Vietnam War. The cover is a collage of news clippings from the conflict, and the song selection...
Curtis MayfieldSuper FlyCurtom
CLASSIC blaxpoitation soundtrack full of excellent and much sampled funky tracks!
Marvin GayeLet's Get It On (1973)Tamla Motown
Seminal sensual seventies soul!
Stevie WonderInnervisions (1973)Tamla
Perhaps the best album from Stevie Wonder! Classic Margouleff and Cecil production. Every track's a winner! Superb mid-70s space age psychedelic...
James BrownThe PaybackPolydor
Superb must-have 'funky ass' James Brown album featuring 'The Payback', 'Stone To The Bone' and 'Mind Power' amongst others.
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Esther PhillipsAlone Again, Naturally (1972)Kudu
Includes Esther's killer version of Bill Wither's 'Use Me'
Doug CarnAdam's Apple (1974)Black Jazz
Unbelievably excellent song-focused spiritual jazz LP, this time without Jean Carn, but instead featuring vocals by Joyce Greene and John Conner, the 'Voices...
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Bill WithersStill BillColumbia
Great album, full of classics, from the breaks "Kissing My Love" and "Use Me" to the ballads "Let Me In Your Life" and "Lean On Me". CD contains two bonus...
Pharoah SandersJourney To The One (1980)Theresa
Includes the deep jazz dance Dingwalls classic "You've Got To Have Freedom", a Gilles Peterson favourite and one of the biggest tunes of the day - highly...
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John ColtraneA Love Supreme (1964)Impulse!
100% essential deep jazz classic! Searching, yearning, BEAUTIFUL spiritual jazz of the highest order! This is considered by many to be his best album and...
Bettye SwannMake Me Yours (1967)Money Records
This album is wicked! Killer female deep southern soul. So many good tracks on this album!
Miles DavisOn The Corner (1972)Columbia
Classic super-funky early seventies jazz fusion album from Miles Davis! The Bitches Brew album is famous for being Miles Davis' radical departure from...

Latest arrival Jazz, Funk, Soul Original Vinyl

Weldon IrvineTime Capsule (1973)Nodlew Music Records
For fans of Funk, Soul and Jazz, it doesn't get much better than this 1973 album. Released on Weldon's own Nodlew Records this is sublime stuff - from...
Jon Lucien I Am NowRCA (1977)
Includes the jazz dancers vocal classic 'Who WIll Buy' - deep and uplifting! Original USA pressing (black sleeve)
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The Ramsey Lewis TrioAnother Voyage (1969)Cadet
Amazing, super-funky album supervised by Charles Stepney with the classic trio line-up of bassist Cleveland Eaton and EWF's Maurice White on drums! Includes...
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Esther PhillipsFrom A Whisper To A Scream (1971)Kudu
This is a killer funky soul fusion album on Kudu featuring Phillips' great version of the Gil Scott-Heron classic "Home Is Where The Hatred Is". Line-up...
Curtis MayfieldBack To The WorldCurtom
Superb, CLASSIC Curtis Mayfield album featuring "Right On For The Darkness" and more! Recommended!
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Ramsey LewisMother Nature's Son (1969)Cadet
Charles Stepney produced psychedelic Ramsey Lewis LP on Cadet - the bomb of Beatles concept funky soul experimental groovy LPS! Fender Rhodes, funky drums, Stepney's...
The Jackson 5Dancing MachineMotown (1974)
New York Paradise Garage Anthem!- contains the epic long version of "I Am Love". USA orig vinyl in G cond. vinyl (few pops plays well listen actual...
PleasureFuture NowFantasy
Features the mellow rare groove classics 'Thoughts of Old Flames' and 'Glide'.
Quartette Trés Bien"In" Motion - The Exciting Piano And Rhythms Of The Quartette Tres Bien (1966)Decca
Rare Quartette Tres Bien tough percussive piano trio + percussion. Original USA vinyl
Al GreyBoss Bone (1963)Argo Records
Rare original first issue 1963 Argo/Chess Records soul jazz with Al Grey on trombone + John Young piano, Ike Isaacs bass and Phil Thomas...
Cold BloodCold Blood (1969)San Francisco Records
Great Funky Rock from 1969. Killer tunes, killer breaks. Killler!
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Miles DavisMiles Davis At Fillmore (1970)Columbia
Seminal electric Miles. USA original 2XLP gatefold vinyl.
Marvin GayeHere, My Dear (1978)Motown
Bittersweet final album for Motown as part of Gaye's divorce settlement to his wife (Berry Gordy's sister). Very bitter title, very sweet, funky, deep...
Fania All-StarsSpanish Fever (1978)Fania
Essential latin album! Includes the all time power-house latin jazz classic "Coro Miyare"!
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Grant GreenShades Of Green (1972)Blue Note
Killer funk jazz - Grant Green in the zone at his height. produced by Wade Marcus. This is the BOMB.First pressing blue/white Liberty labels, Van...
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Oscar Brown Jr. & Luiz HenriqueFinding A New Friend (1966)Fontana
Oscar Brown was one of the first US jazz singers to promote Brazilian music. This album is made with Brazilian singer-songwriter Luiz Henrique. This includes...

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Lindo Sonho Delirante 100 Psychedelic Records from Brazil (1968-1975)by Bento AraujoPoeira Press
BACK IN STOCK! Direct from Brazil - Wicked new Brazilian book featuring 100 post-Tropicalia psychedelic records and...
Disco PatrickThe Bootleg Guide To: Disco Acetates, Funk, Rap and Disco MedleysDisco Patrick
BACK IN STOCK!!£10 off original price!!This is the ultimate reference book that deals with the uncharted mysteries of disco acetates and bootleg vinyl...
Life And Death On The New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983By Tim Lawrence
Here we go .. massive NYC dancefloor 500+ page book by the excellent Tim Lawrence - who wrote Love Saves The Day and also has written for Soul Jazz...
Never Grow OldStudio One Discography & Rhythm Directory
This is the definitive new edition of Rob Chapman's 100% essential discography of Studio One. Rob Chapman has written sleevenotes for a number...
Bass CultureBy Lloyd BradleyPenguin Books
The first major account of the history of reggae, black music journalist Lloyd Bradley (who also wrote the sleevenotes for Soul Jazz Records' own Studio...
Can't Stop Won't StopA History of the Hip-Hop GenerationEbury Press
Absolutely essential book telling the story of hip-hop from an informed and informative point of view. Historical, cultural and social context gives this...
Unknown PleasuresInside Joy Division by Peter HookSimon & Schuster
Joy Division changed the face of music. Godfathers of the current alternative scene, they reinvented rock in the post-punk era, creating a new sound -...
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Born in 1948 into a family of ministers in Kingston, Jamaica, the statuesque and strikingly beautiful Grace Jones lived with her family in Syracuse, NY,...
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To celebrate 100 years of DJing, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton have expanded and updated their classic account of the history of the disc jockey.The...
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A name synonymous with ground-breaking music, Tony Visconti has worked with the most dynamic and influential names in pop, from T.Rex and Iggy Pop to David...
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From the writers of 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life', Bill Brewster & Frank Broughton have come up trumps again with this fabulous book 'The Record...
24 Hour Party PeopleThe Story Of Tony Wilson and Factory RecordsChannel 4 Books
Really funny and great book by the late Tony Wilson, founder of Factory Records. The story was later made into an equally funny and great  film of...
MotownMusic, Money, Sex and Power by Gerald PosnerRandom House
In 1959, twenty-nine-year-old Berry Gordy, who had already given up on his dream to be a champion boxer, borrowed eight hundred dollars from his family...
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FactoryThe Story Of The Record LabelVirgin Books
Factory Records' fame and fortune were based on two bands - Joy Division and New Order - and one personality - that of its director, Tony Wilson. At the...
Revolution in the HeadThe Beatles' Records and the SixtiesVintage Books
Fully updated to include material from The Beatles Live at the BBC and the Anthology series, this acclaimed book goes back to...
The Stone RosesThe Stone Roses And The Resurrection of British PopEbury Press
The band, the lifestyle, the revolution. This classic biography charts the phenomenal rise of The Stone Roses to the icons they are today, using interviews,...
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Peter Hook, as co-founder of Joy Division and New Order, has been shaping the course of popular music for thirty years. He provided the propulsive bass...
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On Anarchism sheds a much needed light on the foundations of Chomsky's thought, specifically his constant questioning of the legitimacy of entrenched...
Pigs Might FlyThe Inside Story of Pink FloydAurum Press
Interest in Pink Floyd remains as intense as ever even 40 years after the release of Dark Side of the Moon, with lavish box-sets collecting demos and out-takes,...
Alexander McQueenBlood Beneath the Skin
Alexander McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the youngest child of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune and glamour....
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Distilling a lifetime's passion and study, leading Dylan author, Clinton Heylin charts the development and first moments of genius of this unique artist...
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They were 'the last great band of the sixties; the first great band of the seventies'; they rose, somewhat unpromisingly, from the ashes of the Yardbirds...
Mr S - The Last Word On Frank SinatraBy George Jacobs and William StadiemHarper Entertainment
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You Are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother's Eyesby Jermaine JacksonSimon & Schuster
You Are Not Alone is an intimate, loving portrait of Michael Jackson, by his brother Jermaine, illuminating the private man like never before. It is an...
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A frank autobiography of the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. This book records his life - the music, the women and the drugs. It talks about the white promotors...
Antonio Carlos Jobim: An Illuminated ManHelena JobimHal Leonard Books
Charlie Byrd, Herbie Mann, and others brought in bags full of discs from a trip to Brazil in 1961. Stan Getz listened to them and recorded "Desafinado,"...
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Fortune's Fool tells the story of how the music industry has met its worst crisis, the Internet Age. When Edgar Bronfman, Jr, bought Warner Music Group...
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In The England's Dreaming Tapes, Jon Savage has gone back to the source to re-create, in original interview form, the extraordinarily disparate and...
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Soul Jazz Records latest releases

Hustle! Reggae Disco (Expanded 2017 Edition)Kingston-London-New YorkSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing their long-out-of-print album ‘Hustle! Reggae Disco’ in a new expanded 2017 edition which now features five extra...
  • 1. Blood Sisters – Ring My Bell
  • 2. Derrick Laro and Trinity – Don't Stop Til You Get Enough
  • 3. Chariot Riders – Do It Nice & Easy
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KaS ProductBlack & Noir: Mutant Synth-Punk from France 1980-83Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records are releasing a collection of lost recordings by French mutant experimental synth group Kas Product, all originally recorded in the period...
Miss Red (Prod. by THE BUG)Under Attack EPSoul Jazz Records
Massive new digital dancehall wickedness from THE BUG/MISS RED-  exclusive on our own Sounds of the Universe/Soul Jazz Records...
Laraaji (formerly Edward Larry Gordon)Celestial VibrationSoul Jazz Records
This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji. ‘Celestial Vibrations’ was originally released in 1978 under the name Edward Larry Gordon, and then...
Studio One Rocksteady 2Rocksteady, Soul and Early Reggae at Studio One: The Soul of Young JamaicaSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new journey into the mighty vaults of Clement Dodd’s Studio One steps once more into the fertile musical environment of Jamaican...
New Orleans Funk Vol. 4Voodoo Fire In New Orleans 1951-77Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ latest excursion into the Crescent City vaults delves deep into the roots and history of the Voodoo world of New Orleans Funk. Packed...
  • 1. Eldridge Holmes – Pop, Popcorn Children
  • 2. Gus 'The Groove' Lewis – Let The Groove Move You
  • 3. Dave Bartholomew – The Monkey
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PUNK 45: Les Punks : The French ConnectionThe First Wave Of French Punk 1977-80Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Punk 45 release documents the first radical underground punk bands to come out of France including Metal Urbain (the first group...
Betty HarrisThe Lost Queen Of New Orleans SoulSoul Jazz Records
Betty Harris’ The Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul features all of her classic deep soul, sister funk and northern soul songs recorded in New Orleans in...
Tee MacNight Illusion (1980)Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing Tee Mac’s ‘Night Illusion’, a lost classic Nigerian Afro soul meets disco boogie funk album originally released...
Nigeria Freedom Sounds!Popular Music and The Birth Of Independent Nigeria 1960-63: Calypso, Highlife, Apala, Mambo, JujuSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Freedom Sounds! features a stunning selection of material spotlighting the vibrant musical scene in Nigeria at the start...
  • 1. I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – E Ma Mobun Saya
  • 2. Chris Ajilo and his Cubanos – Ariwo
  • 3. I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – Aye Wa Kael
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Coxsone's Music 2The Sound Of Young Jamaica - More Early Cuts From The Vaults Of Studio One 1959-63Soul Jazz Records
Over 40 tracks!This is the second collection to bring together many of the visionary producer Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd’s early recordings made...
Venezuela 70Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth: Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970sSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Venezuela 70 is the first-ever album of its kind to take a look at the groundbreaking experimental rock music made in Venezuela...
Studio One Dub Fire SpecialChapter 3: 18 Heavyweight Dub Cuts From Brentford RoadSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new ‘Studio One Dub Fire Special’ brings together 18 heavyweight dub cuts all recorded at 13 Brentford Road in the 1970s. Featuring...
BoomboxEarly Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 79 - 82Soul Jazz Records
Out now! Soul Jazz Records’ new ‘Boombox’ features some of the many innovative underground first-wave of rap records made in New York in the period...
Count Ossie & The Rasta FamilyMan From Higher HeightsSoul Jazz Records
This album is a strictly 1000-copies only worldwide digitally remastered exact repro LP+ download code. Also available as a very limited...
Africans With Mainframes (Hieroglyphic Being + Noleian Reusse)K.M.T.Soul Jazz Records
"A devastating album of epic dancefloor rituals and visions from Jamal Moss (Hieroglyphic Being) and Noleian Reusse in their prized Africans With Mainframes...
PUNK 45 : Chaos In The City Of Angels and DevilsHollywood From X To Zero & Hardcore On The Beaches : Punk In Los Angeles 1977 - 81Soul Jazz Records
‘Chaos in the City of Angels and Devils’ is the new instalment of Soul Jazz Records’ Punk 45 series featuring an array of first generation Los Angeles...
Johnny Osbourne / Otis GayleWe Need Love / I'll Be AroundSoul Jazz Records
Killer Studio One 12" bomb!
Nigeria Soul FeverAfro Funk, Disco and Boogie - West African Disco Mayhem!Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Soul Fever is their first release to explore the vast wealth of Nigerian music recorded in the 1970s. The new album comes...
  • 1. Joni Haastrup – Free My People
  • 2. Christy Essien – You Can't Change A Man
  • 3. Akin Richards & The Executives – Afrikana Disco
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Exclusive Funk and Soul 45s on Soul Jazz Records

Richard BrownSweet and Kind / Don't Listen To The GrapevineSoul Jazz Records
CHECK THIS OUT!!! SUPERB sweet, sweet rare uplifting soul 45! ONLY  available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz...
Geraldo PinoHeavy, Heavy, Heavy / Africans Must UniteSoul Jazz Records
Hold tight for the first one of two killer heavyweight Afro-Funk bomb 45s from Sierra Leone legend Geraldo Pino. THIS 7-inch can ONLY...
Geraldo PinoShake Hands / Power To The PeopleSoul Jazz Records
Hold tight for the second of two killer heavyweight Afro-Funk bomb 45s from Sierra Leone legend Geraldo Pino. THIS 7-inch can ONLY...
The Bobby Williams GroupBoogaloo Mardi GrasSoul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe. This is another killer EDDIE BO...
Arnold BlairTrying To Get Next To YouSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Stone-cold...
Untouchable Machine ShopMachine Shop Part 1 / Part 2Soul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe. KILLER rare groove funk bomb! This...
Betty HarrisMean Man / I'm Gonna Git YaSoul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe.This is our second Betty Harris single...
Betty HarrisThere's A Break In The RoadSoul Jazz Records
EXCLUSIVE NEW 45rpm - ONLY available direct from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe.All time-killer New Orleans heavyweight funk...
SaltHung UpSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, yellow label) Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. FACT mag. no....
Brief EncounterHuman/Total SatisfactionSounds Of The Universe
NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, yellow label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Stone-cold CLASSIC...
The ExplosionsGarden Of Four TreesSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, black label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Hold tight for the first...
The ExplosionsHip Drop (Pts. 1 and 2)Soul Jazz Records
All time New Orleans party bomb 45!!!  Here we go with our latest slice of £100+ killer rare New Orleans funk seven-inch single. This...
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Inell YoungWhat Do You See In HerSoul Jazz Records
NEW LTD. 300 copies (3rd Press, green label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Yes it's true! New Orleans...
Inell YoungThe Next Ball GameSoul Jazz Records
Hold tight! Here is our 2nd Killer New Orleans Funk £200+ Bomb! Featuring Inell Young's searing vocal performance + James Black's seriously...
Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indian BandHanda Wanda (Pts. 1 & 2)Soul Jazz Records
This is the first ever single from The Wild Magnolias - a massive, massive slice of super-percussive New Orleans second line funk meets Mardi...
King Scratch / Guy Du Rosier OrchestraChristmas Time In Nassau / AnatoleSoul Jazz Records
Insane percussive heavy 60s party Mambo recorded in the Bahamas + Hypnotic 60s calypso recorded in Port-au-Prince. Caribbean party vibes...
Professor LonghairBig Chief (Pts. 1 & 2)Soul Jazz Records
 NEW LTD. 300 copies (2nd Press, blue label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.All time party classic...
Chuck Carbo & The Soul FindersCan I Be Your Squeeze / Take Care Your Homework FriendSoul Jazz Records
MASSIVE double-sider funk bomb produced by Eddie Bo!  This is the latest EXCLUSIVE release of rare and killer New Orleans Funk 45s - one of the...
Johnny Adams Feel The Beat, Feel The Heat Sounds Of The Universe / Soul Jazz Records
NEW ORLEANS  funky boogie soul disco bomb 45! Latest Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe SOUL 7-inch series - after the now sold out...
Le Frank O Keep On Gettin' Down Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe
This unique 7" single is ONLY available to customers to the Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe websites or retail store!It is...
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Denis MpungaCriolaMusic From Memory
A mini LP of works by Denis Mpunga and Paul K. Combining elements of traditional African music with experimental electronics, the Belgian/Congolese...
GASNARKOPOPKompakt
Pre-ordering now! Nearly two decades after the last official GAS album release, Wolfgang Voigt returns to his iconic Ambient project with the full-length...
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Jan JelinekLoop-Finding-Jazz-RecordsFaitiche
Reissue of this absolutely classic, gaseous electronic production from Jan Jelinek!  Originally released on Pole's Scape label in 2001, the beguiling 'Loop-Finding-Jazz-Records'...
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Golden AfriqueVariousNetwork
Rare treasures from the golden age of African pop music from 1956-1982. A comprehensive collection of the highly divers African music, originating...
Manu Dibango Ceddo (Bande originale du film)Africa Seven
Now available on vinyl!  Killer re-issue of this afro funky jazz soundtrack from 1977 by one of Africa's most respected artists, the Cameroonian...
Lena D'ÁguaJardim ZoológicoStrangelove Music
Reissue of this obscure, leftfield disco-not-disco / new wave gem from 1983. Originally released on 7" format, this expanded 12" issue was written and...
DSR.MREP 1Magicwire
Lone's label, Magicwire release some chasm-deep house music from DSR.MR aka Future Times' Cloudface and Patricia (L.I.E.S.)!
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**We're expecting the repress to arrive mid-March**  Long awaited reissue of Detroit pioneer Moodymann's second LP from 1998 - 'Mahogony Brown'....

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TalismanDon't Play With FyahSugar Shack Records
The brand new album by Talisman features the studio expertise of legendary musician, producer, engineer and all round British reggae genius Dennis Bovell...
David Oneaway meets King AlphaJah Love Is An Amazing ThingJah Waggys Dubplate Selection Vol. 11
Deep new roots vocal cut from David Oneaway with King Alpha on this limited 10" release from Jah Waggys Records.
Pama InternationalMan Next DoorRecord Kicks
Killer new version of The Paragons / John Holt classic "Man Next Door" from Pama International on a limited 7" 300 only pressed, check "Austerity...
Augustus Pablo & FriendsThe Red SeaAquarius
“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. ...
The Lee Thompson Ska OrchestraFu Manchu ft. Bitty McLeanAxe Attack Recordings
New pressing of Lee Thompson Ska All Stars killer version of the Desmond Dekker classic "Fu Man Chu" with Bitty McLean on vocals.
Kai DubKings CrownMaasai Warrior
Limited edition 7" press new U.K. Roots heavyweight sound
Frits WentinkBODOX001Bobby Donny
Two huge tracks  from Frits Wentink! Rolling, skewed, trippy jazz-house vibes. Limited copies available!
HerbertClassic HerbertMint Condition
Matthew Herbert dropped this 3 track EP on Classic all the way back in 1996 and every track featured sounds like it could easily have been released yesterday!...
Conrad Schnitzler & PoleCon - StructBureau B
German dub-techno pioneer, Pole is the latest studio mastermind to work key pieces from the archives of the late, great Krautrock legend, Conrad Schnitzler!
AnjouEpithymiaKranky
Ambient power duo Anjou's sophomore statement continues in the vein of their 2014 debut, unfurling a full hour of mesmeric synthetic drift and veiled...
Opal SunnIPlanet Sundae
Following up on his album which was Planet Sundae's debut release, Al Kassian joins forces with Hiroaki Oba to create a techno interpretation of a dreamy...
Dreamer GI Got That FeelinMadhouse Records, Inc.
This slamming piece of early 90's NJ Garage House still works today! The very first release on the iconic Madhouse Records imprint, produced by the mighty,...
Inna De Yard The Soul Of JamaicaVariousChapter Two
Inna De Yard bring to life the unique and original passion of singing with acoustic reggae music. Several iconic figures from Bob Marley's island and spirited...
Aba Ariginal Meets The PharmacistInna Dub SessionHomefront Productions
After two limited 7" as Aba Ariginal, Patrick Matics drops a new album of superb roots instrumentals with Mafia & Fluxy. Check "1st Trumpet" "Hornsman...
Mumdance & LogosMove Your Body / Hall of Mirrors (Perc & Truss remixes)Tectonic
Crunching techno refix of key tracks from Mumdance & Logos' outstanding 'Proto' album by Perc & Truss!
Amadou Binta KontéWaande KaddeSahel Sounds
Dreamy instrumentals from Fouta Toro. Improvisational session of acoustic guitar and hoddu, drawing on regional folklore, ancient praise songs and epic...
Dan HayhurstCritter PartyLTR Records
Deluxe, gatefold and heavyweight vinyl issue of Daniel Hayhurst's debut, 'Critter Party' on LTR! Expect a web of radiophonic style experimentation;...
Bremer/McCoyEnhedRaske Plader
Enhed (Danish for Unit) was Bremerand McCoy’s debut as a duo. Their shared love of reggae and jazz merged, while drawing on Scandinavian...
Harvey Sutherland & BermudaExpectationsClarity Recordings
Highly anticipated follow-up to the first release on Harvey Sutherland's Clarity Recordings! The Australian house / disco whiz is back with his...
Tempelhof / Gigi MasinHoshiHell Yeah Recordings
Hailing from Northern Italy, both Tempelhof and Gigi Masin are dutifully prolonging the cosmic era founded by the likes of Beppe Loda throughout the '80s....
Jukka Eskola Soul TrioIntroducing The Soul TrioTimmion
With this soul jazz slammer, Timmion introduces one of the most iconic Finnish contemporary jazzers, Jukka Eskola. Trumpeter Eskola's Soul Trio sounds...
Bremer/McCoyOrdetRaske Plader
Dub / jazz duo Bremer / McCoyhave made waves in both the jazz and popular music press in their native Denmark. Militant about the analogue...
!00% Dynamite first night at Electrowerkz!Poster
What a night! This was the first night that our club moved to the new venue - there was a queue  500-long of people waiting to get in!Oh yes! 50 x...
ESG v. MANTRONIXPoster
Soul Jazz Records put this incredible gig on in London 15 years ago now featuring two amazing legends playing on one night only! Massive!...
Tempelhof / Gigi MasinTsukiHell Yeah Recordings
Alongside the Gaussian Curve album recorded with 'Young' Marco Sterk and Jonny Nash, Masin brought a degree of considered pedigree to the Lifted project...
Friction BandWatchin' You / To The SkyNot On Label
Super rare (pretty much unknown) mid tempo vocal modern soul / Disco Floater with a great sweet soul flip - Check! 
Ethio Stars / Tukul Band feat. Mulatu AstatkeADDIS 1988Piranha
First released in 1992, available for CD only and out of print for many years, Addis 1988 is now remastered and available as limited edition on vinyl for...
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Janka Nabay and the Bubu GangBuild MusicLuaka Bop
After a string of cassette releases, Nabay became a star of electronic bubu music back home in Sierra Leone. But he was soon forced to escape his homeland’s...
Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia And Descarga Sound Of Colombia 1962-72VariousSoundway
BACK IN STOCK!!! Highly sought after 2011 compilation from the mighty Soundway! Soundway set sail for the Colombian coastal town of Cartagena...
  • 1. Rosendo Y Su Banda – Me Voy Pa'La Costa
  • 2. Puerto Rico Y Su Combo – La Cumbia Del Pescador
  • 3. Clodomiro Montes – Puerto Rico Zumbando
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Wayne SnowFREEDOM TVTartelet Records
Features production from Max Graef and Neue Grafik! After two incredible EPs, Wayne Snow — the Nigerian-born, Berlin-based vocalist and songwriter...
Three 6 MafiaMost Known UnknownOmerta Inc.
Reissue of this influential Memphis rap / crunk classic!  'Most Known Unknown' is the eighth studio album by American hip hop group Three...
Cousin StizzSuffolk CountyOmerta Inc.
Boston rapper Cousin Stizz drops his 2015 mixtape 'Suffolk Country' on 'Omerta Inc' for it's first time on vinyl!  
The Original Sound Of MaliVariousMr Bongo
Killer comp showcasing the rich history of musical innovation from Mali - arguably the most sophiscated form of African music. Vik Sohonie...
  • 1. Idrissa Soumaoro et L’Eclipse de L’Ija – Nissodia (Joie de l’op misme)
  • 2. Les Ambassadeurs du Motel de Bamako – Tiecolom-Ba
  • 3. Super Tentemba Jazz – Mangan
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Midori TakadaThrough The Looking Glass (2017 Edition)Palto Flats / WRWTFWW Records
Considered a Holy Grail of Japanese music by many, 'Through The Looking Glass' is Midori Takada’s first solo endeavour, a captivating four-song suite...
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Klaus WeissTime SignalsTrunk Records
This hectic mix of dark drums with plugged-in, way-out, funked-up studio gear has been high on library geek’s wants list for years. Made by Niagara...
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