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    Dub Echoes DVD (2009)Directed by Bruno Natal

    'Dub Echoes' DVD out now on Soul Jazz Records!!!!!! 'Dub Echoes' is a newly produced film about Dub, featuring an incredible array of artists, both original Jamaican artists - U Roy, King Jammy, Lee Perry, Sly Dunbar, Bunny Lee (to name a few), alongside a similarly awe-inspiring array of artists who have been taken Dub into new directions in electronic dance music - Kode9, Roots Manuva, Howie B, Adrian Sherwood and many more. Directed by Bruno Natal over a three year period, this is a killer film to be watched over and over again! covering Dub in all its different guises. The DVD comes with loads of extra features, dub mixes and more. Essential!

    NB. REGION FREE DOUBLE-SIDED PAL/NTSC COMPATIBLE !!!

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    The Guardian

      Arnold BlairTrying To Get Next To YouSoul Jazz Records

      NEW LTD. FIRST EDITION 300 copies. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.

      Stone-cold CLASSIC monster soul anthem! Sounds wicked!

      THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe websites and shop.  

      See all the EXCLUSIVE 45s titles only available here!


      • – Trying To Get Next To You
      • – I Won The Big Deal
      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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      Chicago SoulElectric Blues, Funk and Soul: The New Sound of Chicago in the 1960sSoul Jazz Records

      New edition of this classic set of funk and soul from Chicago's legendary Chess Records. CD comes in new deluxe hardback card case edition and perfect bound booklet, 2xLP comes on heavyweight loud vinyl with with full accompanying sleevenotes.

      Soul Jazz Records latest release features classic and rare electric blues, funk and psychedelic soul music recorded in Chicago in the 1960s.

      Chess Records, the infamous soul, blues and jazz powerhouse record company in Chicago was, in the 1960s, one of the main rivals to Motown in neighbouring Detroit and Atlantic Records in New York in its relentless charting of black music in the US charts. Owned by Leonard and Phil Chess, two Polish immigrants, the label brought Chicago’s urban black music to the masses on a huge scale.

      Later Leonard’s son Marshall took the label in new directions, first by courting rock artists such as the Rolling Stones to record at the studios and then in the late 60s releasing genre defying radical psychedelic and experimental rock and funk releases by blues legends Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and the progressive Rotary Connection, featuring a young vocalist Minnie Riperton, originally a secretary at the company.

      After the closing of Chess in the 1970s, Marshall went on to launch Rolling Stones Records with the legendary group.

      The label was recently the subject of two Hollywood films, ‘Who Do You Love’ and 'Cadillac Records', as well as both a BBC4 television documentary and a four-part BBC6 radio documentary celebrating the story of this amazing independent label that took on the mighty giants of soul music in the 1960s.

      This hardback CD edition showcases a stunning selection of the radical funk, psychedelic soul, rock and jazz tracks recorded for Chess mostly under the production of the genius composer arranger Charles Stepney or Richard Evans and the direction of Marshall Chess. Stepney would later become partners with Maurice White producing seminal Earth, Wind and Fire albums in the 1970s. White was both founder of E,W and F and pert of the regular in-house players at Chess in the 1960s (as a drummer).

      Other regulars included the crack team of Pete Cosey (who later played with Miles Davis), Louis Saterrsfield (another future E,W and F member) and Phil Upchurch. Chess's position on the south side of Chicago led to many musical connections with the jazz scene of the AACM, a link that continued even though the music released on the label was solidly dance-led throughout.

      THe album comes with a 40 page booklet featuring extensive social, cultural and historical text and info and exclusive photographs showing how Chess Records launched urban blues in south-side Chicago, then brought it to the American masses and then in the 1960s recorded and released a stunning array of black styles, music that was both progressive and yet rich in the cities black urban musical legacy, as they created hits on an almost daily basis.

      • Howlin' Wolf – Evil
      • Bo Diddley – Another Sugar Daddy
      • Etta James – Tell Mama
      • The Stereos – Stereo Freeze
      • The Soulful Strings – Burning Spear
      • Ramsey Lewis – Party Time
      • Eve Barnum – Please Newsboy
      • Dorothy Ashby – Soul Vibrations
      • Little Milton – More And More
      • Lorez Alexandria – Baltimore Oriole
      • The Soul Stirrers – Why Am I Treated So Bad
      • Phil Upchurch – The Way I Feel
      • Buddy Guy – She Suits Me To A Tee
      • Rotary Connection – Memory Band
      • Etta James – You Got It
      • Muddy Waters – I Just Want To Make Love To You
      • Laura Lee – Mama's Got A Good Thing
      • Sonny Cox – The Wailer
      • Gene Chandler – In My Body's House
      • Fontella Bass – Leave It In The Hands Of Love
      • 2×LP£23.00
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      An England StoryThe Culture of the MC in the UK 1984-2008Soul Jazz Records

      The development of Black music in the United Kingdom owes much to the influence of Jamaican and US music on each succesive generation of Carribean immigrants to the UK - from Windrush to the present day. UK based MC’s take these influences, mix them up with local references and styles thus creating an identity of Black British culture. This is constantly evolving not just musically but also in terms of each subsequent generation’s relationship to British society. As Tricky put it in Massive Attack's Blue Lines, of "English upbringing, background Caribbean” An England Story shows the links and musical path from the arrival of UK Dancehall and Soundsystems in the early 1980s, through successive musical movements such as Jungle, UK Hip-Hop, up to today’s Garage, Grime and Dubstep. The global pre-eminence of American hip hop means that music like grime and UK hip hop is often seen as a form of rap, whereas it owes as much to reggae music and culture as it does to any American influence. Black music in Britain has fashioned its own identity in contrast to that of America, Africa, or elsewhere, by drawing on the unique relationship that the UK has with the Caribbean. As Rodney P (of celebrated 80s UK Hip-Hop group London Posse) says: "This is a UK thing, it's hip hop and it's reggae and we do reggae - and those Americans don't know about that". Since the evolution of the 'fast chat' dancehall style of the early 80s, the influence of reggae music and culture has been crucial to the development of urban music in Britain: from the heavy sampling of Jamaican vocals/instrumentals employed by jungle, hardcore and garage, to grime's London take on the soundclash, the riddim version and patois-inflected rhymes. The importance of the Jamaican soundsystem concept and its dubplates, specials, clashes and heavy, heavy bass is a constant throughout these different stylistic mutations “An essential primer for your head, hips and feet.” The Wire “Two-disc CD celebrating the history of the MC. Crank this up!” DJ “Soul Jazz records’ excellent new compilation says more about cultural integration than any number of Mobo awards” The Guardian Read the full review Here “England Story is a vital reminder of the power of the voice. Essential” Observer Music Monthly. Read the Full Review Here “The electrifying creativity on An England Story hints at how great the future could be. Bigots of all colours will hate it.” New Statesman. Read the full review Here “As much a history lesson as a compilation” Q Please note: Tracklist for LP Vol.1 is tracks 1-11 Tracklist for LP Vol.2 is tracks 12-21

      • YT – England Story
      • Suncycle – Somebody
      • Doctor & Davinche – Gotta Man
      • Ty & Roots Manuva – So U Want More (Refix)
      • Papa Levi – My God My King
      • Tenor Fly – Bump and Grind
      • Skibadee – Tika Toc
      • Riko – Ice Rink Riddim
      • Jakes & TC – Deep
      • Jah Screechy – Walk And Skank
      • Top Cat – Love Mi Ses
      • Warrior Queen & The Heatwave – Things Change
      • Glamma Kid – Fashion Magazine
      • General Levy – Champagne Body
      • London Posse – Money Mad
      • Navigator & The Freestylers – Ruffneck
      • Stush – Dollar Sign
      • Tubby T – Ready She Ready
      • Blak Twang – Red Letters
      • Est'elle & Joni Rewind – Uptown Top Rankin
      • Tippa Irie – Complain Neighbour
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      Box Of Dub 2Dubstep And Future DubSoul Jazz Records

      Once again featuring all-newly recorded material exclusively for this album, ‘Box Of Dub 2’ features tracks of Future Dub and Dubstep from the key artists in the scene, capturing some of the finest music being produced in the UK at this moment. After the killer debut with Box of Dub released earlier in the year to critical acclaim featuring the likes of Digital Mystikz, Skream Kode9, Pinch and many more the amazing amount of publicity around the Dubstep movement continues to get bigger by the day: Skream fronting the cover of DJ Magazine and rave reviews and features in all the leading publications such as The Observer alongside other key dance press. ‘Box Of Dub 2’ once again clearly shows the influences of original electronic dub pioneers such as King Tubby, Scientist and King Jammys have had on the new generation of artists and producers featured on this excellent album Emerging out of South London, Dubstep has grown from its roots in Grime and Drum and Bass scenes to create a new movement of artists influenced by Sound-system culture as well as technology. With heavy bass-lines and complex drum patterns, this is dance music that works for the mind, being both progressive and innovative. The second instalment of this excellent series continues the onward journey of Dubstep, with scene favourites such as Digital Mystikz, Kode 9, Pinch drawing upon new sounds and influences to bring some of the freshest sounds heard in dance music in recent times. With a distinctly UK urban sound, this new album also continues to show the music’s nod towards Jamaican Dub and electronic wizardry. For those of you who can’t wait we also have a super-limited one-off pressing of two killer tracks from the album – one track by Digital Mystikz and one by Kode9. You can buy this now, today, this minute – but hurry this is a very limited 12”.(see singles section) There is also a one-off club-night/launch for the album featuring a seriously heavyweight line-up of DJs and Pas: Skream, Digital Mystikz, Kode9 and Space Ape, Ramadanman, Cotti and the Soul Jazz Soundsystem. As the saying goes – this is going to be a roadblock! Sat 24th Nov, Elektrowerkz, 7 Torrens Street, London EC1. Ticketes are £10, (£8 NUS) or £8 in advance from our Soho store, Sounds of The Universe, 7 Broadwick Street, London W1F 0DA (Tel 020 7734 3341 to order by phone) For more info contact queries@soundsoftheuniverse.com.

      • Ramadanman – Every Next Day
      • Pinch Feat. Rudey Lee – Step 2 It
      • Cult Of The 13th Hour – Wickedness
      • King Soly – Tamil Dub
      • Kode 9 – Stung
      • Digital Mystikz – Thief In Da Night
      • Sub Version – Soul-Jah Boogie
      • Skream – Too Much Sushi
      • Cotti Feat. Kingpin – Let Go Mi Shirt
      • Pinch – Chamber Dub
      • Digital Mystikz – Third One
      • Skream – Sublemonal
      Space Funk - Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-84Soul Jazz Records

      ‘Space Funk – Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84’, is an intergalactic journey into black space, fuelled by funk, powered by computers.

      ‘Space Funk’ is a lovingly compiled collection of superb, rare and off-the-wall space funk and electro releases mostly released on small independent labels in the late 1970s and 1980s.

      Reactors are reacting, boosters are boosting, pack your funk and shake your booty! Computer funk … makes you jump! This is the space funk program!

      The album comes in deluxe artwork and three formats – digipack + slipcase CD, a very limited deluxe 2xLP + bonus 7” single + download vinyl version, and a standard 2xLP + download standard vinyl version.

      Features music by Jamie Jupitor, Solaris, Robotron 4, Juju & the Space Rangers and many more intergalactic space warriors!

      The shuttle program has been altered – there is no Star Wars only electro funk jam joyriders in Space – hold tight!


      • L E O – Fee Fi Fo Fum
      • The Sonarphonic – Super Breaker
      • Santiago – Bionic Funk
      • Frank Cornilius – Computer Games
      • JUJU & The Space Rangers – Plastic
      • Jamie Jupitor – Computer Power
      • Solaris – Space Invaders
      • Copperfield – Make It Good To Me Baby
      • Robotron 4 – Electro-?
      • Ernest Flippin II – Supersonic Space Lady
      • Funk Machine – Funk Machine
      • Ramsey 2C-3D – Fly Guy and The Unemployed
      • Osé – Computer Funk
      • 7 Below Zero Band – Seven (We Are)
      • Rodney Stepp – Break-Out
      Brazil Bossa Beat!Bossa Nova And The Story Of Elenco Records, BrazilSoul Jazz Records

      Following on from our Bossa Nova album and deluxe book (compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker) comes this incredible collection of bossa nova tracks from Brazil’s infamous Elenco Records, the legendary record label  whose releases represent a who’s who of bossa nova artists in Brazil in the 1960s – Vinicius de Moraes, Edu Lobo, Baden Powell, Nara Leao and many, many more.

      This deluxe CD-pack comes with a massive 75-page book (and superb limited double heavyweight gatefold vinyl edition) containing extensive text on the music of Elenco Records and the story of the label, whose iconic output represented the pinnacle of Bossa Nova music in Brazil during this celebrated era.

      The best artists, the best designs, the best music, the best everything! – Elenco is the definitive Bossa Nova label (the equivalent of Studio One in Reggae, Blue Note in Jazz etc).

      None of these tracks have ever before been released outside of Brazil, and have over the years Elenco releases have become the holy grail for fans and collectors alike of Brazilian music.

      Elenco’s superb, high quality output featured all the bossa nova major artists and defined everything that was great in bossa nova and Brazilian music with stunning graphics and sophisticated sound.

      The booklet comes complete with a gallery section featuring the iconic designs of Cesar G. Villela whose covers defined bossa nova – stylish, cool and hip.

      Essential for anyone interested in Bossa Nova and the music of Brazil!

      Watch out for two more Brazilian album compilation releases on Soul Jazz to follow in the future – Jazz Bossa! and Brazil Funk

      Feature in the Economist

      Review in LA Weekly here.

      • Edu Lobo – Resolucao
      • Baden Powell – Consolacao
      • Quarteto Em Cy – Canto de Ossanha
      • Sergio Ricardo – A Fabrica
      • Edu Lobo – Zanzibar
      • Vinicius and Odette – Berimbau
      • MPB-4 – Beco Do Mota
      • Roberto Menescal – Cinco Por Oito
      • Nara Leao – Maria Moita
      • Sergio Ricardo – Enquanto a Tristeza Nao Vem
      • Edu Lobo – Upa Neguinho
      • Nara Leao – Nana
      • Baden Powell – Candomble
      • Edu Lobo – Reza
      • Quarteto Em Cy – Amaralina
      • Lennie Dale – Sambar de Mudar
      • Nara Leao – Consolacao
      • MPB-4 – Cravo E Canela
      • Lucio Alves – Negro
      • Baden Powell – Coisa No. 1
      • Roberto Menescal – Adriana
      • Sylvia Telles – Samba De Uma Nota So
      • MPB-4 – Sentinela
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      Golden Teacher Divine / RaveinstigatorSounds Of The Universe / Soul Jazz Records

      The bomb from Glasgow's finest! 

      New 300-press edition in white card sleeve.  

      EXCLUSIVE Sounds of The Universe/Soul Jazz Records 12" single + free download code.

      Chicago Trax-style acid experimentalism + New York no wave/mutant dance + King Jammy digital dancehall.

      Sounds of The Universe Art + Sound single #13 THIS RECORD IS ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECT FROM Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe website and shop!

      • – Divine (6.58)
      • – Raveinstigator (8.45)
      • 12"£9.99
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      Digital MystikzWalkin' With Jah / Earth A Run RedSoul Jazz Records

      Limited-edition reissue of the first two classic Digital Mystikz tracks on Soul Jazz Records! This is the first of two 12’s from South London’s premier dub-step team originally released on Soul Jazz Records on the same day in 2006. This is a one-off re-pressing so if you haven’t got one, get it now! Otherwise known as Mala and Coki, Digital Mystikz hail from Norwood in South London. Their alternately militant and melodic releases on their own DMZ as well as Soul Jazz Records, Rephlex and many more put Digital Mystikz in a league of their own - as do their solo recordings as Mala and Coki for numerous labels and their legendary DMZ club-nights. They are the dons of Dubstep! they have recently added high-profile sessions on Radio One (including Pete Tong, Mary Anne Hobbs and John Peel tribute event) as well as running their own bi-monthly Soundsystem night which has become a benchmark for the current dub-step scene.

      • Digital Mystikz – Walkin' With Jah
      • Digital Mystikz – Earth A Run Red
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      Soul Jazz Club Flyer #2100% Dynamite Xmas Specials + Saturday Night Fish FrySoul Jazz Records

      Double-sided flyer with two of our favourite clubs - 100% Dynamite and Saturday Night Fish Fry. 100% Dynamite was Saturdays every two weeks and Fish Fry was Saturdays every four weeks - which gave us one night off a month!

      This flyer was for three Xmas specials which featured the Blood and Fire Soundsystem among other specials. Admission £4!

      This is a FREEPOST product when you ADD to any other purchase.

      If you are ordering just the flyer on its own then order as 'Flyer (postage applied)'. Thanks!

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        Digital MystikzMisty Winter / ConferenceSoul Jazz Records

        Limited-edition reissue of the first two classic Digital Mystikz tracks on Soul Jazz Records! This is the first of two 12’s from South London’s premier dub-step team originally released on Soul Jazz Records on the same day in 2006. This is a one-off re-pressing so if you haven’t got one, get it now! Otherwise known as Mala and Coki, Digital Mystikz hail from Norwood in South London. Their alternately militant and melodic releases on their own DMZ as well as Soul Jazz Records, Rephlex and many more put Digital Mystikz in a league of their own - as do their solo recordings as Mala and Coki for numerous labels and their legendary DMZ club-nights. They are the dons of Dubstep!

        • Digital Mystikz – Misty Winter
        • Digital Mystikz – Conference
        • 12"£4.99
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        Soul Jazz Club Flyer #5100% Dynamite (at Blue Angel)Soul Jazz Records

        Postcard-sized flyer from surely the best club in the world ever! Queues round the block to get in every night for about 15 years! Dynamite created its own world - the best secret ever for the people who used to come every two weeks listening to reggae, funk and soul (later jungle and ragga too) it nevertheless began attracting curious famous people (who nevertheless all had to pay their £4 to get in!). Sinead O'Connor (who came with Adrian Sherwood!), Kylie Minogue, Peaches Geldof, Richard Branson's son (who tried to get in free) ...

        This is from the early days at the Blue Angel in Islington and lists the Soul Jazz Sound System with regular guests Jerry Dammers, Pete Holdwsorth (Pressure Sounds), Manassah, Dave Hill (Nuphonic), Mark Ainley (Honest Jons), Wilbur Wilberforce and The Equaliser. Not bad for £4

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          Soul Jazz Club Flyer #1Nicky Siano's Gallery at Elektrowerkz (2004)Soul Jazz Records

          Soul Jazz Records one-night only club event in 2004 - The legendary Nicky Siano flew in for a one-off recreation of his legendary 70s New York club The Gallery, which as Nicky often says, 'more of a party than a disco'. This night was no exception with the whole of Electrowerkz covered in tinsel and balloons and about 1500 peeps shaking their thang to Nicky's awesome DJing style mixing funk, soul and disco. Good night!

          The event coincided with the release of Nicky's Gallery compilation which was Soul Jazz Records' 100th release at the time!

          Driving home after the event we had to stop someone running down Islington High Street with one of the massive six-foot tall blown up photographs - this one of Nicky Siano dressed up as the Statue of Liberty - that decorated the space. The person kindly gave it back - we still have it!

          This is a FREEPOST product when you ADD to any other purchase.

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            Soul Jazz Club Flyer #7Saturday Night Fish FrySoul Jazz Records

            Two-sided flyer - Andy Weatherall guested at our Fish Fry Night monthly all night funk and soul session held in a fetish club in South London. Andy Weatherall played a few times playing only funk 45s and rocked it every time!

            This is a FREEPOST product when you ADD to any other purchase.

            If you are ordering just the flyer on its own then order as 'Flyer (postage applied)'. Thanks!

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            Here's someone talking about the night back in the day (somewhere around the end of the 1990s):

            "Tiny little blink-and-you-miss-it venue currently home to the fab Saturday Night Fish Fry night, The Fringe is a sweaty, grubby place - just the way we like it. The main dancefloor is downstairs and always rammed. Upstairs there's a smokey chillout room which comes complete with a bizzare S&M cage and plenty more fetish accessories. Look but don't touch is our advice".



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              Jende Ri Palenge CD/DVD/LP Box SetPeople of Palenque - Afro ColombiaSoul Jazz Records

              Soul Jazz Records presents this amazing 3 disc/5LP + dvd Box set Afro-Colombian music and film project made in Colombia.

              Film-makers/music producers Santiago Posada and Simon Meija came to Palenque, near the Caribbean coast of Colombia,  to record the music of the area and to make a documentary film about the music and people of Palenque.

              Palenque, the location of the first free slave (or Maroon) community in the Americas, is also a central location for Afro-Colombian culture. With its own unique style of music and language, heavily influenced by its African heritage, it holds a unique position in the world and is today proclaimed by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

              The Colombian-born film-makers, who were fascinated by this culture, traveled to Palenque to build a studio in the remote town, west of Cartegena, in order to record the highly percussive roots music that uniquely mixes African and Latin traditions in equal flavours. They stayed in the town for three months, filming the everyday life and recording music from the area and once finished left the studio for the people of the area to use.

              Once back home they enlisted a select number of like-minded electronic, house and dubstup artists to produce a mindblowing second disc of remixes - including some incredible music from Osunlade, Mattias Aguayo, Kromestar and others to interpret the original works.

              This set includes the DVD, the CD of original music and the CD of remixes. It comes in a stunning three case box set with sleeve notes  about the project and the history of Palenque and exclusive photography.

              There is also an extremely limited (1000 worldwide) incredible 5LP (comes with free DVD) box set available.

              NB Digital Download is for music only.

              Read more about the project here.

              Jende ri Palenge from Simón Mejía on Vimeo.

              • Son Malagana – Rama De Tamarindo
              • To Ane E Lo Memo Sexteto – Nena
              • Estrellas Del Caribe – Kunchuzo
              • Son San – Pueblo Mi
              • Son Malagana – Malagenero Soy
              • Santiago Ospino – Mi Gallina
              • Haner Amariz – Haner Alegre 5
              • Curramberos De Gamero – Destápame La Botella
              • Estrellas De Caribe – La Candela
              • Manuela Torres – Palenque Un Rincón De Africa
              • Cumbia 20 De Enero – Candela
              • To Ane E Lo Memo Sexteto – La Mato Donde La Encuentre
              • Sikito – Padre No Mande En Su Casa
              • Manuela Torres – Pajarito
              • Curramberos De Gamero – La Preñá
              • Son Malagana – Culebra
              • Sikito – Untitled
              • To Ane E Lo Memo Sexteto – Mi Neno Gabo Riele
              • Epifanio – Décimas
              • Santiago Ospino – Instrumental
              • Osunlade – La Preñá
              • Deadbeat – Nena
              • Felipe Venegas – Untitled
              • Aurelien Riviere – Candela
              • Kalabrese – Palenque Un Rincón De Africa
              • Santiago Posada – El Mango
              • Secondo – Porque Te Ríes De Mi
              • Rocketnumbernine – Mi Gallina
              • Matias Aguayo – Destápame La Botella
              • Subway – Instrumental
              • Kromestar – Nena
              • Jay Haze – Pajarito
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              300% DynamiteSka, Soul, Rocksteady, Funk and Dub in JamaicaSoul Jazz Records

              Even more platters that matter from the island of Jamaica !

              Wayne Smith's classic "Sleng Teng", Sister Nancy's "Bam Bam", Byron Lee, Augustus Pablo, Lee Perry, ultra rare Jackie Mittoo and Shark Wilson tracks and many more !

              If you've got 100% and 200% then simply buy 300% for more listening pleasure. And if you haven't got 100% or 200% then why haven't you? Third installment in the immensely popular Dynamite series and, as you'd expect, it's packed with top tunes from the cream of Jamaica's producers and artists. Here you'll find super heavy reggae funk from the likes of Shark Wilson, Randy's Allstars, Lee Perry and Jackie Mittoo (whose track 'Jackie's Theme' has never previously been released), ska from Toots and The Maytals and Prince Buster, rocksteady from Byron Lee and Hopeton Lewis, classic dancehall killers from Wayne Smith and Sister Nancy, roots from Johnny Clarke and Augustus Pablo, calypso from Lloyd Price and a sweet reggae version of Al Green's soul classic 'Here I Am Baby'. "It's all here! Ska, Rocksteady, Funk, Dub.

              "As high quality as it gets" Q

              "NO. 2 COMPILATION OF THE YEAR. A third slicing of vintage reggae, ska and rocksteady from the brilliant Soul Jazz, ranking highly in our faves of 99" TIME OUT

              "NO. 4 COMPILATION OF THE YEAR" NME

              "Who'd have thought a Ska and Reggae mix would become one of the most acclaimed compilations of the year" MIXMAG

              "Absolutely fantastic quality compilation series" SELECT

              • – Shark Wilson & The Basement Heaters - Make It Raggae
              • – Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Rankin
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              Soul Jazz Club Flyer #3Nu Yorica! Opening night at GossipsSoul Jazz Records

              Opening night! Latin, disco, soul and funk - a great combination! Our Nu Yorica night had been up and running for a couple of years in Notting Hill on Monday nights and we decided to move to Gossips in Soho, London to make it a weekend club. Gossips was a fantastic 70s throwback club - complete with mirror balls and walls and red velvet-esque furniture - very faded glamour which suited us just fine. It soon became apparent that there were a few idiosyncrasies to the space - depsite its long history the club always had problems with neighbours so the music could never be pumped up loud enough. This got really weird when the DJ booth had to be moved to a different room to the people dancing! (try it!). Lots of good nights despite this!

              This is a FREEPOST product when you ADD to any other purchase.

              If you are ordering just the flyer on its own then order as 'Flyer (postage applied)'. Thanks!

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              Here's someone yibbedy-yabbadying about visiting the club on instagram - see what you missed!

              "#london ... circa 2000 #gossipsnightclub #soho #soholondon #soholondon... I’m almost positive this is a small hotel now. #londontube from #kingscrossstation over to #coventgardenstation and a little May humidity walk to #nuyorica #souljazzrecords #souljazzsoundsystem champion selectors had that ish on lock and it was all new sound to me. I went because of the flyer. Either way I got drenched into the real world of #soul #funk #latin #jazz #brazilian vibes all meshed to one and the vibes were crisp and welcoming. @souljazzrecords shop, slick label .. releases (which I started getting an ear for years later and would buy on spot), and nights to educate your ear drums = a rounded out influence in all aspects"

                • Club Flyer ADD ON (freepost)£1.00
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                DancehallPOSTERSoul Jazz Records

                Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!!

                Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other vinyl order item (LP/12" vinyl only) at NO extra postage charge (poster will be folded into six parts)

                Choose "Poster+Tube" if you want the poster rolled up and sent in a customised, protective tube (more expensive to cover postage)

                THIS ALSO means if you want more than one poster then you should only put 'Poster+Tube' for one of the posters and select 'Poster freepost' for any others as the rest will be free shipping.

                  Soul Jazz Records 'Classic' BlackT-ShirtSoul Jazz Records

                  It's a classic! "Soul Jazz Records" T-shirt - Red and white on black.

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                    Voguing: Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92Photographs and interviews by Chantal Regnault, Introduction by Tim LawrenceSoul Jazz Books

                    BACK IN PRINT!!! The ESSENTIAL book about Voguing featuring 200+ photographs, interviews and text on the LEGENDS of the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92.

                    Introductory essay is by Tim Lawrence, author of the seminal music books: 'Life and Death on The New York Dance Floor',‘Love Saves the Day: A History of American dance music culture, 1970-79’ and ‘Hold on to your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-92’.

                    Voguing came out of the extraordinary house ballroom scene that emerged in Harlem, New York in the 1980s where men competed against one another for their dancing skills, the realness of their drag and their ability to walk on a catwalk runway like a model.

                    These wild years of voguing and the house ballroom scene are vividly captured at its height in hundreds of amazing, previously unpublished photographs. A visual riot of fashion, gender, polysexuality and subversive style, Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York 1989-92 is also a fascinating and timely document on sexuality and race.

                    In 2018 a new American TV drama series, Ryan Murphy's POSE premiered, set in the Voguing and House Ballroom world.

                    Photographer Chantal Regnault lived in New York between 1989-92, photographing the hidden and underground Voguing and House Ballroom Scene at its height – the book features the dancers Willi Ninja, Jose and Luis Xtravaganza (who all worked with Madonna) – LEGENDARY ‘mothers’ of the gay and transgender world – Avis Pendavis, Peppa LaBeija, Carmen Xtravaganza, Dorian Corey, Paris Dupree and more.


                    SELECT REVIEWS:

                    "Photographer Chantal Regnault immersed herself in the Voguing scene with passion, accumulating a treasure trove of unpublished photographs now gathered in this book. A beautiful subversive and rare document but also a sociological testimony of a musical movement undeniably linked to sexual and cultural identity." PARIS VOGUE

                    "Fabulous images documenting the phenomenon of Voguing in New York's house ballrooms in the 1980s and early 90s" THE GUARDIAN

                    "An amazing insight into the roots of music, polysexuality and subversive style that defined a party era." EVENING STANDARD

                    "This photography book captures all the fierce shade-throwing, catwalk-walking competition of gay ballroom culture in the 1980s ... 10,10,10." GAY TIMES

                    Read Quietus feature here

                    Read Guardian interview with Chantal Regnault here

                    See Guardian photo gallery here

                    200 page deluxe 24x30cm flexibound book,

                      • Book (1.3kg)£25.00
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                      Soul Jazz Records 'Classic' WhiteT-shirtSoul Jazz Records

                      "Soul Jazz Records" T-shirt. Black and red on white.

                        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 is a monster HEAVY FUNK double-sider!

                        THIS 7-inch can ONLY be bought directly here from Soul Jazz Records or Sounds of the Universe websites and shop. It is a very limited 500-copies pressing and you need to buy it now!

                        See all the EXCLUSIVE Funk and Soul 45s titles only available here

                        See all the EXCLUSIVE Reggae 45s titles only available here

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                        Space FunkPOSTERSoul Jazz Records

                        Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!!

                        Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other vinyl order item (LP/12" vinyl only) at NO extra postage charge (poster will be folded into six parts)

                        Choose "Poster+Tube" if you want the poster rolled up and sent in a customised, protective tube (more expensive to cover postage)

                        THIS ALSO means if you want more than one poster then you should only put 'Poster+Tube' for one of the posters and select 'Poster freepost' for any others as the rest will be free shipping.

                          Soul Jazz Records 'Classic' NAVY BLUET-ShirtSoul Jazz Records

                          NEW COLOUR!

                          It's a classic! "Soul Jazz Records" T-shirt - White on Navy Blue!