• Chuck Brimley – St. Elmos Fire
    • Chuck Brimley – St. Elmos Fire (Instrumental)
    • 1. St. Elmos Fire
    • 2. St. Elmos Fire (Instrumental)

    Milwaukee's artist Chuck Brimley's cover of Michael Frank's classic soft rock / jazz / blue-eyed soul cut 'St. Elmore Fire'. An extremely hard to find 45reissued by the good folk at Athens Of the North.

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    Bright & Findlay drop their hypnogogic, aptly-titled, 80s style soul/boogie jam 'Slow Dance' via Athens Of The North. Check the street soul-inspired cut 'Leave It All Behind' - ace!

    • – Slow Dance (Jazz Mix)
    • – Slow Dance (Axes)
    • – Leave It All Behind
    • – Punch
    William StuckeyThe First TimeAthens Of The North

    First time one a 45 - the standout cut from William Stuckey's album 'Love of Mine' that Athens Of The North issued for the first time. A gorgeous, string-laden, soulful stepper!

    • – The First Time
    • – The First Time (Instrumental)
    RivageI Need You BabyAthens Of The North

    **First time on a 45!**

    Killer 70s soul music from the impossibly rare Rivage album. Wicked, floaty dancer on the a-side backed with a mid-tempo, lazy funk gem on the flip!

    • – I Need You Baby
    • – Answer
    Crystal WindsLovers HolidayAthens Of The North

    **First time on a 45!**

    Killer, killer, mid 70s soulful dancer from Crystal Winds reissued via Athens Of The North!

    • – Lovers Holiday
    • – Love Ain't Easy
    Crystal WindsSo SadAthens Of The North

    Deep, sophisticated soul music from 1982! Killer slow jams reissued via Athens Of The North!

    • – So Sad
    • – Maybe What You Do Comes Back on You
    Christopher JayWhat Do You Want Me To DoAthens Of The North

    Reissue of this wicked, oddball/outsider, boogie/funk 45 from New York circa 1987!

    • – What Do You Want Me to Do
    • – What Do You Want Me to Do (Edit)
    East Coast Love AffairConfrontationsAthens Of The North

    Party-starting heat from East Coast Love Affair who come with the rousing disco vibes of 'Confrontations' backed with the MONSTER percussive breakdown of 'Shake' - killer, killer release via Athens Of The North!

    • – Confrontations
    • – Shake
    Warren HampshireLanguage Of The BirdsAthens Of The North

    Warren Hampshire's personal folk musings on 'Language Of The Birds' hint at 60s psychedelic folk and 70s ambient moods, provoking "memories of old children's books, fairy tales". Stunning, hypnotic release via Athens Of The North!

    • – Eve of the Deluge
    • – The Falling Rain
    • – Zep Tepi
    • – Then It Was Gone
    • – From Lonely Hours
    • – I Just Didn't Think You'd Care
    • – Autumn's Draw
    • – They Glide the Hills
    • – Only a Moment
    • – Wu Wei
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    Nathan BartellNathan BartellAthens Of The North

    A collection of keys tracks from cult 'deep funk' hero, Nathan Bartell! Contains the hugely sought-after cut 'Top Going Down' amongst other soul gems from this US legend.

    • – Top Going Down
    • – I Feel It Comin
    • – Sitting Alone
    • – Jody & John
    • – Moving On
    • – Mystery Lady
    • – Ooh Baby, I Love You
    • – If I Could Win Your Love
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    Christopher JayBe My LadyAthens Of The North

    Oddball disco/modern soul/boogie outsider jam from Christopher Jay - previously unreleased until now via Athens Of The North!

    • – Be My Lady
    • – Come out Tonight
    Brief EncounterGet a Good FeelingAthens Of The North

    A 45 reissue of Brief Encounter's most popular modern soul/disco side against possibly their best ballad / deep soul spin. Stone cold classic all the way via Athens Of The North!

    • – Get a Good Feeling
    • – Just a Little Notion
    Isabr'mIf I Had YouAthens Of The North

    Super rare boogie/funk nugget from the 80s that was recorded in the golden state of California!

    • – If I Had You
    • – Nothing at All
    Derrick CrossNever Too MuchAthens Of The North

    Stunning version of the Luther Vandross classic in a lovers rock style! A sweet, sweet version by East London based vocalist Derrick Cross that was originally released in the early 80s and is incredibly rare in its original release. Monster reissue from Athens Of The North!

    • – Never Too Much
    • – Never Too Much (Instrumental)
    LevalOur LoveAthens Of The North

    Reissue of this wicked, oddball, mid 80s Brit funk jam via Athens Of The North!

    • – Our Love
    • – It's Up to You
    Akira FreezeTell Me BabyAthens Of The North

    Mid-80s boogie/soul 45 from obscure Daytona act, Akira Freeze - big vibes on both sides!

    • – Tell Me Baby
    • – I Remember
    LaRombéFrom PhillyAthens Of The North

    Wicked soul / disco from LaRombé, out on Athens Of The North.

    • – All In Your Mind
    • – Right On Time
    • – You're the Best (Curtom Mix)
    • – URThe1
    • – The Ultimate
    • – Sweet Sensations
    • – Love Will Make It Better
    • – Spread My Wings
    • – Somewhere Someone
    • – In The Light
    James McKenzie & The Mckenzie BrothersJames McKenzie & The Mckenzie BrothersAthens Of The North

    Lush, breezy AOR / soft rock business from James McKenzie & The Mckenzie Brothers - a compilation of two of their privately pressed albums from the 70s, reissued via Athens Of The North.

    • – Lady Is Love
    • – Live Again
    • – Two Ladies
    • – I Hope She Don't Hurt You
    • – Wonderful to Be in Love
    • – Felt Her Fire
    • – I've Got to Go
    • – Birth Is Love
    • – Joni's Little Song
    • – Lonley Girl
    • – Tomorrow Is Your Own
    Dennis YoungPrimitive SubstanceAthens Of The North

    Woah - we didn't see this one coming! Athens Of The North focus on some unissued material from Dennis Young of no-wave / post punk legends from NYC, Liquid Liquid! Following the group disbanding in '85, Young continued to make music, adding elements of jazz and '4th world' music whilst being rooted into the percussive tradition synonymous with Liquid Liquid. A fantastic and intriguing release that puts a spotlight on that period in Young's career.

    • – Primitive Substance
    • – Berlin
    • – Safari Western
    • – Somerset Hill
    • – Big Mouth
    • – Tarzan Meets Jane
    • – Feels Good
    • – Forgiveness
    • – Montezuma
    • – Journey To Ixtlan
    • – You Turn Me On
    • – Volcano Cathedral
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    NubiaThe Time Is RightAthens Of The North

    Chicano soul / disco floater cut from George Rivera's master tapes and reissued by the good people at Athens Of The North! Limited to 500 copies only. 

    • – The Time Is Right
    • – Feelin' Funky
    BABParty & Get on DownAthens Of The North

    One of the best mid-tempo disco rarities to come out the 'deep funk' scene. Reissued nice n loud on a 12" on Athens of the North! 

    • – Party & Get on Down (Full Length Mix)
    • – Party & Get on Down
    StrangeYouAthens Of The North

    Two previously unreleased tracks from the outsider disco outfit 'Strange- - A spaced out druggy disco band that had a hint of Rick James with a deeper trippier vibe that's truly unique! Essential!  

    • – You
    • – Space V

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