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    • Sault – Strong
    • Sault – Fearless
    • Sault – Rise
    • Sault – I Just Want To Dance
    • Sault – Street Fighter
    • Sault – Son Shine
    • Sault – Rise Intently
    • Sault – The Beginning & The End
    • Sault – Free
    • Sault – You Know It Ain't
    • Sault – Uncomfortable
    • Sault – No Black Violins In London
    • Sault – Scary Times
    • Sault – The Black & Gold
    • Sault – Little Boy
    • 1. Strong
    • 2. Fearless
    • 3. Rise
    • 4. I Just Want To Dance
    • 5. Street Fighter
    • 6. Son Shine
    • 7. Rise Intently
    • 8. The Beginning & The End
    • 9. Free
    • 10. You Know It Ain't
    • 11. Uncomfortable
    • 12. No Black Violins In London
    • 13. Scary Times
    • 14. The Black & Gold
    • 15. Little Boy

    Another breathtakingly original transmission from UK group, Sault! Hot-on-the-heels of their essential 'UNTITLED (Black Is)' of earlier in 2020, 'Untitled (Rise)' sees the band evolve even more, blending funk, dance, post-punk and soul music into the soundtrack of the year. ESSENTIAL!

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    • – Haha
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    • – Fear
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    • – Bitter Streets
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    • – You from London (feat. Little Simz)
    • – 9
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    • – Up All Night
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    • – Something’s In The Air
    • – We Are The Sun
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    SaultNINEForever Living Originals

    Sault - the clandestine collective with a talent that knows no bounds - return with their incredible album 'NINE'; infectious, catchy, ardent soul music that perfectly soundtracks the essence of the time that we currently live. Essential release!

    • – Haha
    • – London Gangs
    • – Trap Life
    • – Fear
    • – Mike’s Story (feat. Michael Ofo)
    • – Bitter Streets
    • – Alcohol
    • – You from London (feat. Little Simz)
    • – 9
    • – Light’s In Your Hands
    Sault5Forever Living Originals

    From out of nowhere, UK group Sault drop their album debut on Forever Living Originals (home to Little Simz and Kid Sister), channeling post-punk, primal Afro-funk/punk, dub, alt-pop and heavy soul; taking the best part of The Slits, Golden Teacher, On-U Sound, Konono No. 1 and rolling out something outrageously original - ace!

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    • – Foot On Necks
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    • – Something’s In The Air
    • – We Are The Sun
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    Without pausing for breath and hot on the heels of their stunning debut '5', the elusive Sault return with their second full length album '7'. Back with their signature hybrid of funk, dance, post-punk, soul and disco is front and centre once again!

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    SaultUNTITLED (Black Is)Forever Living Originals

    Sault are back! The mysterious troupe return with their signature hybrid of funk, dance, post-punk and soul. 'Untitled' is, without a doubt, their finest work to date, including a guest from Michael Kiwanuka. Incredible album - don't miss!

    • – Stop Dem
    • – Don't Shoot Guns Down
    • – Sorry Ain't Enough
    • – Bow feat. Michael Kiwanuka
    • – Black
    • – Miracles
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    Steve ReidNova (1976)Soul Jazz Records

    New edition of this seminal album available as a 1000 copies edition only on new premium RED vinyl!

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    'A truly phenomenal artist.' GILLES PETERSON

    'Steve Reid is one of the greatest drummers. He is a musical genius' KIERAN HEBDEN (Four Tet)

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    As a radical jazz artist, Steve Reid played with an extraordinary group of artists – including Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Fela Kuti, James Brown, Ornette Coleman, Lester Bowie, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, Dionne Warwick, Archie Shepp, Chief Bey, Olatunji, Arthur Blythe, , Dextor Gordon, Gary Bartz, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sam Rivers, Leon Thomas, Lonnie Smith and Horace Silver!

    Reid was born in the South Bronx, and grew up in Queens, New York. He played in the house band at Harlem's Apollo Theatre, accompanying James Brown, as well as playing in Sun Ra's Arkestra. He lived next to John Coltrane, worked in a department store with Ornette Coleman, had a son who played drums with NWA. He began his career as a teenager in the 1960s as a drummer at Motown when he played on Martha and The Vandellas "Heatwave" (aged 14).

    At the end of the 1960s Reid was sentenced to four years in jail as a conscientious objector of the Vietnam war. On his release from prison in 1974, he formed the Legendary Master Brotherhood and started the independent record label, Mustevic Sound, to release his debut LP Nova in 1976. This album is released in its entirety and with full original cover art here. Nova was the first in a series of stunning independent records he released in the 1970s.

    At the start of the 21st century, his career took a new twist when Steve Reid began a successful collaboration with Kieran Hebden (Four Tet). Hebden referred to Reid as his ‘musical soul mate’, resulting in a number of joint albums.

    Steve Reid died in New York in 2010. Subsequently the Steve Reid Foundation was set up in his name, to help aspiring musicians and artists.

    • Steve Reid – Nova
    • Steve Reid – Lions Of Juda
    • Steve Reid – Free Spirits-Unknown
    • Steve Reid – Long Time Black
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    Trees SpeakPostHumanSoul Jazz Records

    This is incredibly Trees Speak’s third album on Soul Jazz Records to be released in the space of one year – and it’s amazing!

    Trees Speak’s new album ‘Post-Human’ once again blends 1970s German electronic and ‘motorik’ Krautrock instrumentals (think Harmonia, Can, Cluster, Popul Vuh, Neu!), haunting and powerful 1960s & 1970s soundtracks (think Italian prog-rock Goblin and John Carpenter horror movies, Morricone and existential John Barry spy movies), together with a New York No Wave electronic synth and guitar analogue DIY-ness (think Suicide, anything on Soul Jazz’s New York Noise series or Eno's New York No Wave)!

    The new album ‘Post-Human’ draws further upon German krautrock high-concept albums from the likes of Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze from the 1970s, as Trees Speak create their own powerful new landscapes of sound that manage to be at once contemporary as well as both timeless and with a sense of science-fiction futurism.

    Trees Speak’ seamlessly segue together all these musical elements into ‘Post-Human,’ a conceptually expansive album which follows on from their critically-acclaimed debut LP ‘Ohms,’ and the follow-up ‘Shadow Forms’ released on Soul Jazz Records less than six months ago.

    This powerful new album is a high-concept collage of retro-futurist science-fiction music, which is fantastically illustrated by a specially commissioned cover design by the artist Eric Lee, a dramatic vision of life after humanity.

    Trees Speak are Daniel Martin Diaz and Damian Diaz from Tucson, Arizona and their music often draws on the cosmic night-time magic of Arizona’s natural desert landscapes. ‘Trees Speak’ relates to the idea of future technologies storing information and data in trees and plants - using them as hard drives – and the idea that Trees communicate collectively.

    The album includes an INDIES ONLY exclusive bonus 45 single with two extra tracks ‘Machine Vision’ and ‘Seventh Mirror’ available with the vinyl edition of this amazing and ground-breaking new album.

    With ‘Post-Human,’ Trees Speak take the listener deep into their unique musical world of unknown visions of the past and the future.

    ABOUT Ohms: Album of the Month - Splintered Eye /50 Best albums 2020 - Pop Matters / Favourite albums 2020 -The Soap Company / Albums of the Year 2020 -Bear Tree Records / Independent Albums of the Year 2020-Love Records / Albums of the Year 2020-Concrete Islands

    ABOUT Shadow Forms: Records of the week-Drift / Album of the week-Resident / Album of the week-Norman / Records of the Year 2020 -South / Albums of the Year 2020 - Concrete Island / Albums of the month - Reveal / Albums of the Year 2020 -Piccadilly / Albums of the Year 2020-Buzzsaw / About Shadow forms / Records of the week-Drift / Album of the week-Resident / Album of the week-Norman / Records of the Year-South / Albums of the Year-Concrete Island / Albums of the month-Reveal / Albums of the Year-Piccadilly /Albums of the Year-Buzzsaw

    About Ohms:

    “This might well be the Dark Side of the Moon of the XXI century” Discogs


    • Trees Speak – Double Slit
    • Trees Speak – Glass
    • Trees Speak – Chamber of Frequencies
    • Trees Speak – Divided Light
    • Trees Speak – Elements of Matter
    • Trees Speak – Magic Transistor
    • Trees Speak – Scheinwelt
    • Trees Speak – PostHuman
    • Trees Speak – Synthesis
    • Trees Speak – X Zeit
    • Trees Speak – Incandescent Sun
    • Trees Speak – Healing Rods
    • Trees Speak – Steckdose
    • Trees Speak – Amnesia Transmitter
    • Trees Speak – Quantize Humanize
    • Trees Speak – Gläserner Mensch
    • Trees Speak – Machine Vision
    • Trees Speak – Hidden Machine
    Nubiyan TwistFreedom FablesStrut

    Woven around soul searching, cautionary tales and parables for modern life, 'Freedom Fables' is the most accomplished album by the UK collective, effortlessly fusing different soul, jazz and global styles with deft musicianship and lyrical delivery.

    • – Morning Light
    • – Tittle Tattle
    • – Buckle Up
    • – Keeper
    • – Ma Wonka
    • – Flow
    • – 27-7
    • – If I Know
    • – Wipe Away Tears
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    Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony OrchestraPromisesLuaka Bop

    **180g & 140g vinyl represses pre-ordering now for 20th August release date!**

    Surprise collaboration between Floating Points and the legendary, American, spritual jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders with The London Symphony Orchestra. One of this year's most anticipated releases via Luaka Bop!

    • – Movement 1
    • – Movement 2
    • – Movement 3
    • – Movement 4
    • – Movement 5
    • – Movement 6
    • – Movement 7
    • – Movement 8
    • – Movement 9
    • LP (180 gram)£26.00
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    Trees SpeakShadow FormsSoul Jazz Records

    Super-limited new 1000 copies special ox-blood red vinyl edition!

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    It's a big one ... Absolutely stunning second album from Trees Speak new on Soul Jazz Records.

    Trees Speak’s new album ‘Shadow Forms’ is a blend of 1970s German electronic and ‘motorik’ Krautrock instrumentals (think Harmonia, Can, Cluster, Popul Vuh, Neu!), haunting and powerful 1960s & 1970s soundtracks (think Italian prog-rock Goblin and John Carpenter horror movies, Morricone and existential John Barry spy movies), together with a New Nork no wave electronic synth and guitar analogue DIY-ness (think Suicide, anything on Soul Jazz’s New York Noise series or Eno's New York No Wave)!

    Trees Speak’ segue together all these elements into ‘Shadow Forms,’ which follows on from their critically-acclaimed debut LP ‘Ohms,’ released on Soul Jazz Records less than six months ago.

    Trees Speak are Daniel Martin Diaz and Damian Diaz from Tucson, Arizona and their music often draws on the cosmic night-time magic of Arizona’s natural desert landscapes. ‘Trees Speak’ relates to the idea of future technologies storing information and data in trees and plants - using them as hard drives – and the idea that Trees communicate collectively.

    Trees Speak - Shadow Forms:

    Records of the week-Drift/Album of the week-Resident/Album of the week-Norman/Records of the Year-South/Albums of the Year-Concrete Island/Albums of the month-Reveal/Albums of the Year-Piccadilly/Albums of the Year-Buzzsaw

    • Trees Speak – Large Array
    • Trees Speak – Tear Kisser
    • Trees Speak – Those Who Know
    • Trees Speak – Transforming
    • Trees Speak – Automat
    • Trees Speak – False Ego
    • Trees Speak – Communication
    • Trees Speak – Crystal System
    • Trees Speak – Agonize Signal
    • Trees Speak – Magick Knives
    • Trees Speak – Shadow Forms
    • Trees Speak – Outtake 3
    • Trees Speak – Transmitter
    MadlibSound Ancestors (Arranged By Kieran Hebden)Madlib Invazion

    Gil Evans to Miles Davis…. Holger Czukay to the ensemble known as Can….Jean Claude Vannier to Serge Gainsbourg on Histoire de Melody Nelson. That’s the only way to explain the specificity of Four Tet and Madlib’s collaboration, in this special album that showcases a two-decade long friendship that has resulted in an album that follows Madlib’s classics like Quasimoto’s The Unseen, Madvillainy and his Pinata and Bandana albums with Freddie Gibbs. Ace!

    • – There Is No Time (Prelude)
    • – The Call
    • – Theme De Crabtree
    • – Road Of The Lonely Ones
    • – Loose Goose
    • – Dirtknock
    • – Hopprock
    • – Riddim Chant
    • – Sound Ancestors
    • – One For Quartabê/Right Now
    • – Hang Out (Phone Off)
    • – Two for 2 - For Dilla
    • – Latino Negro
    • – The New Normal
    • – Chino
    • – Duumbiyay
    Sol VibrationsLatin Dance MovementsStaubgold / Modern Jazz Dance Classics

    Following on from "Modern Jazz Dance Classics Volume One", legendary DJ and Perpignan party purveyor Jeff The Fish launches his new compilation! Selected carefully from all around the world, the tracks chosen here are mainly contemporary artists on a Latin tip. So, give the familiar classics a break and bring on the sunshine with these brand new flavours from Catalonia, France, Brazil, Cuba, Uruguay, Japan, the UK and US!

    Includes Camille's great version of Stevie Wonder's classic "As", Alex Wilson's version of Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody" as well as the Catalan hit of the summer "La Rumba Me Va" by Antoine Tato Garcia!

    • Tromboranga – Cha Cha Cha Chatuchak
    • Alex Wilson – Ain't Nobody
    • Antoine "Tato" Garcia – La Rumba Me Va (Jeff The Fish Rework)
    • Camille – As
    • Camarão Orkestra – Afroben
    • Fabiano Chagas – Frevus
    • Juan Pablo Torres – All Rythem Ahead
    • Santiago Acevedo Ensemble – El Gato Del Raval
    • Mayomi – Conga Con Rumba
    • EC3 – Manteca
    • Born 74 – Allá Voy
    • La Calenda Beat – Es Más Lindo
    • Jizue – Habana
    • 1. Tromboranga – Cha Cha Cha Chatuchak
    • 2. Alex Wilson – Ain't Nobody
    • 3. Antoine "Tato" Garcia – La Rumba Me Va (Jeff The Fish Rework)
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    Trees SpeakOhmsSoul Jazz Records

    Super-limited new 1000 copies special white vinyl edition!

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    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 album almost immediately.

    Here it is! And it's awesome!

    Soul Jazz Records rarely release new music but found the music of TREES SPEAK’s album ‘OHMS’ so stunning and to have so many elements of music that they admired that they felt compelled to release it.

    The group Trees Speak are from Tucson, Arizona and create new music that sounds like GERMAN KRAUTROCK meets NO WAVE/POST-PUNK and PSYCH ROCK – music for fans of CLUSTER, TANGERINE DREAM, CAN, NEU!, SILVER APPLES and early KRAFTWERK.

    The album ‘OHMS’ sounds at times like a tripped out & moody JOHN CARPENTER/GOBLIN/MORRICONE soundtrack that seamlessly segues into propulsive, ‘motorik’ Krautrock instrumentals loaded with fuzzy, hypnotic mellotron, synths and analogue effects, as well as elements of ART ENSEMBLE free jazz, and all at times reaching a kind of post-rave psychedelia. More recent comparisons would include BEAK and GHOST BOX who draw upon similar themes and styles.

    Trees Speak are Daniel Martin Diaz and Damian Diaz plus musicians from the Tucson, Arizona scene such as Giant Sand, XIXA and James Hunter. ‘Trees Speak’ relates to the idea of future technologies storing information and data in Trees and plants - using them as hard drives – and the idea that Trees communicate collectively.

    Trees Speak - Ohms :

    Album of the Month - Splintered Eye/50 Best albums 2020 - Pop Matters/Favourite albums 2020 -The Soap Company/Albums of the Year 2020 -Bear Tree Records/Independent Albums of the Year -Love Records/Albums of the Year -Concrete Islands

    • Trees Speak – Soul Sequencer
    • Trees Speak – Nitrous Cross
    • Trees Speak – Shadow Circuit
    • Trees Speak – Blame Shifter
    • Trees Speak – Spirit Duplicator
    • Trees Speak – Nobody Knows
    • Trees Speak – Sadness In Wires
    • Trees Speak – State Of Clear
    • Trees Speak – Sleep Crime
    • Trees Speak – Knowing
    • Trees Speak – Splendid Sun
    • Trees Speak – Ohms
    • Trees Speak – Out Of View
    • Trees Speak – Psychic Wounds
    • Trees Speak – Silicone Emotions
    • Trees Speak – Octave Cycle
    • Trees Speak – Witch Wound
    Cuba: Music and Revolution - Compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Records

    Cuba: Music and Revolution: Culture Clash in Havana: Experiments in Latin Music 1975-85 Vol. 1 is the new album compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) that explores the many new styles that emerged in Cuba in the 1970s as Jazz, Funk, Brazilian Tropicalia and even Disco mixed together with Latin and Salsa on the island as Cuban artists experimented with new musical forms created in the unique socialist state of Cuba.

    The album comes as a heavyweight 3xLP and deluxe 2xCD set, complete with extensive sleeve notes, and is jam-packed with heavy bass lines, synth and Wah-Wah guitar funk combined with the heavyweight percussion, powerful brass lines and the all-encompassing Latin rhythms of Cuban music known throughout the world.

    The album is released to coincide with the massive new deluxe large format book Cuba: Music and Revolution: Original Cover Art of Cuban Music: Record Sleeve Designs of Revolutionary Cuba 1959-90, published in November, which is also compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records), and which features the music and record designs of Cuba, made in the 30-year period following the Cuban Revolution.

    The music on this album features legendary Cuban groups such as Irakere, Los Van Van and Pablo Milanés as well as a host of lesser known artists such as the radical Grupo De Experimentación, Juan Pablo Torres and Algo Nuevo, Grupo Monumental and Orquesta Ritmo Oriental, groups whose names remain largely unknown outside of Cuba owing to the now 60-year old US trade embargo which remains in place today and which prevents trade with Cuba – and thus most Cuban records were only ever available in Cuba or in ex-Soviet Union states.

    The music on this album reflects the most cutting-edge of Cuban groups that were recording in Cuba in the 1970s and 1980s – who were all searching for a new Cuban identity and new musical forms that reflected both the Afro-Cuban cultural heritage of a nation that gave birth to Latin music - and its new position as a socialist state. Most of the music featured on this album have never been heard outside of Cuba.

    Both Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker have been involved in Cuban music for more than two decades – Gilles Peterson with his many Havana Cultura projects for his Brownswood label and Stuart Baker with a number of Soul Jazz Records albums recorded in Cuba. This Soul Jazz Records album is released in conjunction with Egrem, the Cuban state record company, and has been put together after the many crate-digging trips that both compilers have made on the streets of Havana and beyond in Cuba stretching over a 20-year period, searching out rare and elusive original Cuban vinyl records.

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    REVIEWS:

    "It may only be January, but we already have a strong contender for 'compilation of the year'. Put together by devout crate-diggers and Cuban music enthusiasts Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (founder of Soul Jazz Records)" JUNO

    "It's abundantly clear that these compilers are at the very top of their game. Everything here was previously unheard outside of Cuba, making this a feast for the curious" Vinyl District

    "Priceless comp goes beyond Buena Vista" UNCUT

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    *Please note the vinyl sticker of this album says "+download code" but it's a mistake! There is no download with this particular album due to legal reasons. Sorry for this error!

    • Grupo Irakere – Chequere Son
    • Conjunto Rumbavana – El Son Del Campeon
    • Juan Formell & Los Van Van – Mi Ritmo Caliente
    • Grupo Monumental – Mi Son Caridad
    • Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC – Sondeando
    • Las D'Aida – Con Cadencia y Con Dulzura
    • Juan Formell & Los Van Van – Y No Le Conviene
    • Pablo Milanés – Te Quiero Porque Te Quiero
    • Emíliano Salvador – Luna Wanestain
    • Los Reyes 73 – Un Lamento Hecho Cancion
    • Eduardo Ramos – Vocación Revolución
    • Grupo Mounmental – Hasta Las Cuantas
    • Los 5 U 4 – Solo Esta Musica
    • Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC – Canción Con Todos
    • Orquesta Los Van Van – Yo Se Que Van Van
    • Grupo Monumental – Nadie Se Siente Cansado
    • Orquesta Ritmo Oriental – Maria, Baila El Son
    • Juan Pablo Torres y Algo Nuevo – Rompe Cocorioco
    • Los Reyes 73 – Grandes Amigos
    • Paquito D'Rivera – La Patica
    • Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC – Grifo
    • Raúl Gómez – Dacapo
    • Grupo Irakere – Juana 1600
    • 1. Grupo Irakere – Chequere Son
    • 2. Conjunto Rumbavana – El Son Del Campeon
    • 3. Juan Formell & Los Van Van – Mi Ritmo Caliente
    • View full info and tracklisting
    Gene RussellTalk To My LadyBlack Jazz Records

    SUPER- RARE deep jazz - First time in print for nearly 50 years! This is super laid back fender rhodes deepness - another essential Black Jazz rarity finally on vinyl!

    Classic Black Jazz 1973 album release from keyboard player and producer, Gene Russell! Check the funky jazz cut 'Get Down' (what a bassline!) and an insane Fender Rhodes version of Coltrane's 'My Favorite Things'!

    • – Get Down
    • – My Favorite Things
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    Black RiotEarly Jungle, Rave and HardcoreSoul Jazz Records

    VINYL FACTORY COMPILATION OF THE YEAR 2020!!!

    See chart here

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    LIMITED EDITION COMES WITH FREE GRAPHIC STORY!

    Soul Jazz Records’ new Black Riot: Early Jungle, Rave and Hardcore is a brand new collection of heavyweight ragga-influenced hardcore jungle tracks from the early 1990s. Dark and heavy!

    Featuring classic and seminal tracks from the likes of Levictus and Krome &Time, alongside a host of rare and little-known ragga & junglist hardcore tunes from the likes of Babylon Timewarp’s hypnotic Durban Poison, Rhythm for Reasons’ mad ‘The Smokers Rhythm’, The Freaky rave-y breakbeat sound of ‘Time and Age,’ Trip One’s super dark ‘Snowball’ and loads more!

    Expect super heavy basslines, equally heavy twisted Amen drum loops, even heavier ragga vocals! Original jungle style - roots and culture - from the earliest days of drum and bass.

    Included with the album is a free limited-edition graphic mini-novel “Black Riot: The Mysterons save Planet Earth from the Xatheroid Angels.” This is the third collaboration between Soul Jazz Records and writer/illustrator Paulo Parisi, the highly respected author of graphic books on Jean Michel Basquiat and John Coltrane.

    This new graphic story continues the story of black electronic dance music – this time set around the birth of Jungle and continues onwards from Soul Jazz’s earlier ‘Invasion of the Killer Mysterons’ (Jamaican electronic Dub, co-compiled by Kevin Martin (The Bug)) and Mysterons Invade the Jackin’ Zone (about Chicago Acid & Experimental House).


    • Rhythm For Reasons – The Smokers Rhythm
    • Babylon Timewarp – Durban Poison
    • The Terrorist – RK1
    • DJ Dubplate – Tings A Go On
    • Leviticus – Burial (Lovers Rock Mix)
    • The Freaky – Time and Age
    • Trip One – Snowball Remix
    • DJ Krome & Mr. Time – Ganja Man
    • New Vision – Way Of Life
    • DJ Dubplate – Original Rubadubstyle
    • Hi Fi Power – Chill Out (Raggafunks U)
    • Nu Jacks featuring Ivory Ranks – House Sensation
    • New 2×LP + Download Code + Limited Edition Graphic story£24.00
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    Jaubi feat. TenderloniousSatanic Nafs (inc. The Gaslamp Killer remix)Astigmatic Records

    **A SOTU EXCLUSIVE 200 COPIES ONLY - Eastern mysticism re-imagined by Jaubi and Tenderlonious **

    Tenderlonious and Lahore, Pakistan based Jaubi explore the Qur’anic verses and Islamic philosophies through the medium of spiritual and modal jazz with this hypnotic, raga-jazz trance hymn, 'Satanic Nafs' that also features Marek Latarnik Pedziwiatr of EABS/Bloto. A stunning tune that's backed with some heavy, psychedelic breaks from The Gaslamp Killer and Mophono on the remix!

    • – Satanic Nafs
    • – Satanic Nafs (The Gaslamp Killer & Mophono Remix)
    Soul Jazz Records presents Steve ReidRhythmatism (1976)Soul Jazz Records


    Soul Jazz Records are issuing the awesome deep jazz album Rhythmatism (1976) from the legendary Steve Reid long out of print in a new edition very limited 1000-copies COLOURED vinyl (+download code) and CD.

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    ‘Steve Reid is one of the greatest drummers.

    He is a musical genius’ KIERAN HEBDEN (Four Tet)

    ‘A truly phenomenal artist.’ GILLES PETERSON

    ‘Steve Reid reflects the spirit of a generation- Art Ensemble of Chicago, John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, the Black Artists Group.’ THE WIRE


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    Drummer and composer extraordinaire Steve Reid’s Rhythmatism is one of his deepest and most radical of albums of all time and features some of the heaviest jazz players - Arthur Blythe ‘AKA Black Arthur’, Charles Tyler, David Wertman and others – joining Reid. The album was originally released on Reid’s own Mustevic Sound label in 1976

    As a radical jazz artist, Steve Reid played with an extraordinary group of artists – including Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Fela Kuti, James Brown, Ornette Coleman, Lester Bowie, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, Dionne Warwick, Archie Shepp, Chief Bey, Olatunji, Arthur Blythe, , Dextor Gordon, Gary Bartz, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sam Rivers, Leon Thomas, Lonnie Smith and Horace Silver!

    Reid was born in the South Bronx, and grew up in Queens, New York. He played in the house band at Harlem's Apollo Theatre, accompanying James Brown, as well as playing in Sun Ra's Arkestra. He lived next to John Coltrane, worked in a department store with Ornette Coleman, had a son who played drums with NWA. He began his career as a teenager in the 1960s as a drummer at Motown when he played on Martha and The Vandellas "Heatwave" (aged 14).

    At the end of the 1960s Reid was sentenced to four years in jail as a conscientious objector of the Vietnam war. On his release from prison in 1974, he formed the Legendary Master Brotherhood and started the independent record label, Mustevic Sound, to release his debut LP in 1976. Rhythmatism is released in its entirety and with full original cover art here and is one of a series of stunning independent records he released in the 1970s.

    At the start of the 21st century, his career took a new twist when Steve Reid began a successful collaboration with Kieran Hebden (Four Tet). Hebden referred to Reid as his ‘musical soul mate’, resulting in a number of joint albums.

    Steve Reid died in New York in 2010. Subsequently the Steve Reid Foundation was set up in his name, to help aspiring musicians and artists.

    • Steve Reid – Kai
    • Steve Reid – Rocks (for Cannonball)
    • Steve Reid – Center Of The Earth
    • Steve Reid – C You Around
    • Steve Reid – One Minute Please
    Arthur VerocaiArthur Verocai (Ltd. Red Vinyl Edition)Mr Bongo

    Melancholic, psych folk-Brazilian classic!!! Lush beautiful arrangements, sample-laden gem!

    In 1972 a repressive Brazilian military dictatorship frowned on artistic impression that might influence the youth of the country. However, producer, arranger and guitar player Arthur Verocai released a self-titled album on Brazilian based Continental Records that challenged the musical conventions of the day. His subtle protest experimented with new musical directions, and used figurative language to sneak under the censorship radar.

    Extremely rare album that has been known to fetch over $5000 online. Don't miss the opportunity to add this classic to your collection!

    • – Caboclo
    • – Pelas Sombras
    • – Sylvia
    • – Dedicada A Ela
    • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£22.00
      Limited red vinyl edition
      Out of stock
    J-Jazz Volume 3: Deep Modern Jazz from JapanBBE

    BBE's J-Jazz compilation series continues and focuses on some of the most creative, inspired and sought-after jazz recorded in Japan during a golden period spanning the 1960s to the 1980s. Illustrating the richness and versatility of the composers and musicians on this collection, the music spans a wide yet coherent range of styles: samba, funk fusion, modal, spiritual, post-bop and bossa all combine to present an aural portrait of a jazz scene that was constantly moving and shifting its multiple musical centres of gravity. Many of the tracks featured are reissued for the first time, including mega-rare private press cuts from the Yasuhiro Kohno Trio, Masaru Imada Trio, and Hideyasu Terakawa Quartet. There’s heavy post modal bop by J Jazz legends Kohsuke Mine and Koichi Matsukaze; samba heat from Tatsuya Nakamura, Hideo Shiraki and Seiichi Nakamura; and funky dance floor energy by Hiroshi Murakami, Ryojiro Furusawa Quartet and Shigeharu Mukai.

    • – Yasuhiro Kohno Trio + One – Song Of Island
    • – Shigeharu Mukai – Cumulonimbus
    • – Kohsuke Mine – Morning Tide
    • – Hideyasu Terakawa Quartet feat. Hiroshi Fujii – Black Nile
    • – Aki Takase Trio – Song for Hope
    • – Itakura Katsuyuki Trio – Honey Sanba
    • – Ryusei Tomoyose Quartet – Kirisame
    • – Masao Nakajima Quartet – Kemo Sabe
    • – Hiroshi Murakami & Dancing Sphinx – Phoebus
    • – Masaru Imada Trio + 1 – Planets
    • 3×LP£33.00
      Out of stock
    CV VisionElementePatience

    Wicked kosmiche/krautrock style homage (sharing the same name as the Qluster album) from sonic cosmonauts, CV Vision! RIYL the Deutsche Elektronische music experience through to Trees Speak - ace!

    • – Gleiten
    • – Treiben
    Garfield FlemingDon’t Send Me AwayBecket

    Classic release that has transcended most dance scenes from Modern Soul, Rare Groove, Crossover and Boogie to become perhaps the most in-demand '80s record on the current collectors scene. 12" copies now routinely trading hands for £300+...

    • – Don't Send Me Away
    • – You Got Dat Right
    • 12"£13.00
      180g vinyl housed in authentic, Becket records 'Big Single' company sleeve!
      Out of stock
    Arthur "Duke" ReidTreasure Dub Vol. 1Music On Vinyl

    One of the founding figures of the Jamaican music industry, Arthur 'Duke' Reid produced many of the classics of the ska, rock steady and early reggae eras. And when, in the mid-1970s, dub music took hold, he was able to call upon one of the most talented soundmen in the business, Errol Brown.

      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£21.99
        Out of stock
      New Age SteppersFoundation SteppersOn-U Sound

      Reissue of the third New Age Steppers albums that arrived in 1983 and marked a sea change in approach, a warmer sounding record than the two thrilling-but-abrasive LPs that had preceded it. Features Ari-Up from The Slits.

      • – Some Love
      • – Memories
      • – 5 Dog Race
      • – Misplaced Love
      • – Dreamers
      • – Stabilizer
      • – Stormy Weather
      • – Vice Of My Enemies
      • – Mandarin
      DillingerBrace A BoyPressure Sounds

      First time reissued since the original release in 1974, classic dee jay cut from Dillinger with Pablo's glockenspiel version on the flip.

      • Dillinger – Brace A Boy
      • Augustus Pablo – A.P. Special
      The ZenmennEnter The ZenmennMusic From Memory

      Wicked, dreamy Afro-comsic and ethereal, Arthur Russell style pop vibes from The Zenmenn via Music From Memory!

      • – The Magic Eye
      • – Homage To A Friendship
      • – Flags Of The World
      • – Bamboo Garden
      • – Stairway To Heaven
      • – Salad Bar
      • – Topaz (The Days Of Our Lives)
      • LP£17.00
        Out of stock
      Sugar Minott & Captain SimbadHard Time PressureSufferers Heights

      Heavyweight discomix 1979 roots from Sugar Minott and DJ Captain Simbad originally released on Dave Hendley's U.K. label Sufferers Heights with great dub on the flip from Barnabus. Clean and loud pressing.

      • Sugar Minott – Hard Time Pressure
      • Barnabas – Dub On The Pressure
      • 12"£15.00
        Out of stock