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          SecondoA Matter Of ScaleSoul Jazz Records

          Soul Jazz Records release Secondo’s first album of super-funky micro cut-up disco and electronic music. Secondo is Italian/Serbian producer Radovan Scasascia. Born in Zurich in 1975, his super-funky minimal discofied electronic dance music has been appearing sporadically on Soul Jazz Records since 2003 and on his own minimal electronic label, Dreck Records since 2000, where he also releases the music of artists such as AM/PM, Antonelli and Strategy. His most recent appearance was on the Soul Jazz Singles CD alongside Rekid (AKA Radio Slave and one half of Quiet Village), Kode9, Subway, DJ Rupture and other similarly like-minded electronic pioneers.

          Secondo’s love of disco and minimal European electronic music produces a unique funky-electronic cut up style that shows his close links with the micro-house sound of Germany’s Kompakt label as much as that of the New York Disco labels of the late 70s and early 80s. This led to earlier releases such as his celebrated Tom Tom Club cut-up a few years back.

          Secondo’s music features thousands of micro-samples and on “A Matter of Scale”, his first album on Soul Jazz Records, the music successfully reflects his aim of reconstructing these minute sonic fragments into new compositions that somehow maintain the atmosphere of the originals as well as creating new worlds. As much at home with his own material as other peoples, his remixes have appeared on a diverse set of European and American electronic artists – Felix da Housecat, Richie Hawtin, Harrison Crump, James Din A4, Kammerflimmer Kollektief and many more.

          • Secondo – Ought To Say
          • Secondo – Macula
          • Secondo – Kuwait
          • Secondo – Wait For It To Come
          • Secondo – Distrails
          • Secondo – Quantum Lady
          • Secondo – AZ201
          • Secondo – Burns Me Up
          • Secondo – Solstice
          • Secondo – Fine Primo Tempo
          Steppas' Delight 1Dubstep Present To FutureSoul Jazz Records

          Steppas’ Delight tells the story of Dubstep – from its South London roots up to its present status as the most vibrant musical sub-culture in the UK - and its subsequent virus-like growth throughout the world. The album is made up of exclusive new tracks alongside some choice tracks from Dubstep’s recent history and features many of the original groundbreaking names alongside the current underground new wave of Dubstep producers. In the early 2000s Dubstep was a marginal music made by a handful of young producers in the concrete-coated suburbs of South-West London. Using free PC software like Fruity Loops or PlayStation’s music-making software Music 2000 and making their own left-field versions of dark garage records: Fast forward eight years and Dubstep is easily the most vibrant scene in the UK with many of the original Dubstep artists now the most in-demand producers, remixers, DJs and label-owners in the UK today. Steppas’ Delight traces the musical journey of Dubstep from these small beginnings to the current new wave of young artists and producers on the scene today. This release is both a snapshot of the present and future and an essential guide to Dubstep, and tells the story of the music – the artists, labels, clubs, radio stations, cutting houses and more. This release is a continuation of Soul Jazz Records’ prolific Dubstep releases such as the Box of Dub albums and singles from the likes of Digital Mystikz, Skream, Ramadanman, Cotti, Kode9, Ladybug, Warrior Queen and many more … Complete with extensive sleeve-notes, interviews and exclusive photographs the album comes as deluxe-double CD pack with booklet and two heavyweight double-vinyl LP editions. Check out the Guardian review Here STEPPAS' DELIGHT LP VOLUME 1 TRACKLISTING: Kode9 - 9 Samurai Benga - Evolution Search & Destroy - Candy Floss (Loefah Remix) Plastician Feat. Skepta - Intensive Snare Uncle Sam - Round The World Girls (Tes La Rok Mix) The Bug Feat. Warrior Queen - Poison Dart Goth Trad - Genisis Seventeen Evergreen - Ensonique (Bi-Polar man Mix) STEPPAS' DELIGHT LP VOLUME 2 TRACKLISITING: TRG - Broken Heart Quest - Hardfood Silkie - Dam 4 Geiom Feat. Marita - Reminissin Shonx - Canton Gatekeeper Feat. Grizzla - Shade Darker Martyn - Broken Shackleton - Blood On My Hands

          • Kode 9 – 9 Samurai
          • Benga – Evolution
          • Search And Destroy – Candy Floss (Loefah Remix)
          • Plastician Feat Skepta – Intensive Snare
          • Uncle Sam – Around The World Girls (Tes La Rok Mix)
          • The Bug And Warrior Queen – Poison Dart
          • Goth Trad – Genesis
          • Seventeen Evergreen – Ensonique (Bi-Polar Man Mix)
          • Martyn – Broken
          • Shackleton – Blood On My Hands
          • TRG – Broken Heart
          • Joker – Gullybrook Lane (Instrumental)
          • Quest – Hardfood
          • Ikonika – Please
          • Silkie – Dam 4
          • Geiom Feat Marita – Reminissin'
          • Shonx – Canton
          • Gatekeeper Feat Grizla – Shade Darker
          • Peverelist – Roll With The Punches
          TetineLet Your X's Be Y'sSoul Jazz Records

          Whilst Tetine may appear to be the most recent addition to the growing Brazilian Post-Punk/Baile Funk scene that includes the groups C.S.S. and Bonde do Role, the group have actually been in existence the longest, and have an infamy in the Sao Paulo scene that they helped create: "Tetine was my first inspiration in terms of intellect, presence and their amazing performances. It was right there in front of me but it made such a strong impression and I never forgot that was what real music is about: freedom and purity and, of course, in many different ways, FUN! I've never seen something like that coming from Brazil, or actually, anywhere!" Lovefoxx – singer of CSS 

          Bruno Verner and Eliete Mejorado formed the group, Tetine, in Sao Paulo in 1995. The pair now spend their time between London and their hometown and whilst “Let Your X’s Be Y’s” is their first album to be released in the UK, it is in fact their eighth release in Brazil. A wild mix-up of Punk-Funk/New Wave/Post-Punk/Baile-Bass, Tetine’s music is a mixture of raw punky energy and attitude mixed with bass-heavy dance music. Tetine have carved an unusual musical path constantly exploring the boundaries between music, art, video and performance and their infamous live events range from rock gigs to gallery installations; from opening last year’s ‘Tropicalia – A Revolution in Brazilian Culture’ festival at the Barbican Centre in London to numerous performances for galleries, art spaces and festivals from Paris (Palais de Tokyo), to Chicago (The Wire’s Adventures in Modern Music Festival) and Sonar in Spain. As celebrated producers and DJs from the US and UK such as Diplo and Sinden are bringing this new punk/funk/bass/dance music from Brazil to a new audience, Tetine - who have played alongside everyone from Dizzie Rascal to Deize Tigrona - have a serious set of artists as fans from around the world; "Tetine are Feminists, un-followers and inventors of their own scene; an uncut diamond. If Art is really dead, then Tetine belong to a "nameless" genre - the makers of something wild, something alive." Chicks On Speed Aside from their own music, Tetine have also been instrumental in bringing the Brazilian underground music scene to the attention of the UK for a number of years. They compiled and presented the first ever album of Baile Funk outside of Brazil (Funk Carioca, 2005) as well as an essential primer to early-80s Post-Punk from Sao Paulo (Sexual Life of The Savages, released on Soul Jazz Records in 2007). Both these albums have influenced a new generation of DJs and beat-makers in the UK and US. “Let Your X’s Be Y’s” is Tetine’s first album to be released in the UK. It includes their two previous singles on Soul Jazz Records, “A Historia da Garca” and their most recent “I Go To The Doctor”. This album also comes with a limited edition bonus track – the CSS remix of “I Go To The Doctor”. www.tetine.net www.myspace.com/tetine

          • Tetine – I Go To The Doctor
          • Tetine – Eu To Aberta
          • Tetine – Let The X Be X
          • Tetine – Melo Do Carrao
          • Tetine – You're The One
          • Tetine – Everything Must Die
          • Tetine – A Historia Da Garca
          • Tetine – Men In Uniform
          • Tetine – Entertainment No 249
          • Tetine – Ai Amor / Me So Horny
          • Tetine – Olha Ela De Novo
          • Tetine – What A Gift To Get
          • Tetine – Russian Roulette
          • Tetine – Mata Hari Voodoo
          • Tetine – I Go To The Doctor (CSS Remix)
          Cotti / King SolyThe Search / TakeoverSoul Jazz Records

          Cotti’s numerous white label heavyweight Dubstep releases (“I Don’t Give A Dub”, “Calm Down”) have made him one of most in-demand producers of the moment. Cotti also features on Soul Jazz Records’ “Box of Dub”. These 3 new exclusive cuts are heavy, dark, Jungle like dub-influenced cuts with plenty of sound effects and killer bass-lines. Heavy club and radio support from Digital Mystikz, Benga, Skream, Mary Anne Hobbs and more.

          • Cotti – The Search
          • Cotti – Bassface
          • King Soly – Takeover
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          Cult Of The 13th HourWickednessSoul Jazz Records

          Cult of the 13th Hour is the pseudonym of two of the biggest names in Dubstep at the moment. “Wickedness” first appeared on Soul Jazz Records’ “Box of Dub” alongside Digital Mystikz, Ramadanman, Skream, Cotti and more. This new mix and exclusive heavyweight dub version adds elements of 2-step, Reggae and Dancehall to the equation to give us one of the heaviest sounds around!

          • – Wickedness (Original)
          • – Wickedness (Version)
          New Orleans Funk 2: The Original Sound of FunkSoul Jazz Records

          This is Soul Jazz Records’ new journey into the heart of New Orleans and a guide to the city’s finest Funk music produced in the late 1960s and early 1970s.’ Featuring everyone from The Meters to Eddie Bo, Lee Dorsey to Betty Harris, this is a who’s who of the Crescent City’s most famous and most funky! 


          The city of New Orleans has deep musical roots that stretch back to Africa. New Orleans first gave birth to Jazz music, a Black musical form centred on rhythm, improvisation, freedom and collectivity at the turn of the century. Similarly in the late 1960s New Orleans Funk came to define a unique sound, mixing Caribbean rhythms, New Orleans second-line syncopation and rhythm and blues, all played by the Big Easy’s finest musicians. 


          Whilst Jazz and Funk music spread throughout the world, many African-American musical traditions remained within the city limits such as Mardi Gras and Carnival, Saturday Night Fish Fries, Funeral Marching bands and much more which partly explains why New Orleans music is so unique. 


          The album comes with extensive sleeve-notes, exclusive photography and more, and is an essential guide to the musical landscape of New Orleans and - together with Soul Jazz Records’ earlier New Orleans’ releases - presents the definitive story of New Orleans Funk.
          Although on the mainland coast, New Orleans is also surrounded by lakes giving the city an island feel. Similarly its proximity to Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti and the other West Indian Isles means that Latin and Caribbean musical influences are in its veins as much as American musical traditions. The upside of this city’s isolation is that New Orleans musical traditions flourished away from those of the rest of America. A thriving city full of artists, musicians, singers, producers, record companies, studios (well one studio actually) led to a 24-hour, 7-day a week musical life, playing in clubs, bars, brothels, carnivals and parades. 


          The downside of the cities isolation from the rest of the US was that the city never developed a solid music industry to back up the creative over-supply. Whilst New York had Atlantic, Detroit had Motown, Memphis had Stax, Chicago had Chess, Los Angeles had Modern, New Orleans had a multitude of small businesses fighting for space - and often each other. Without the marketing, promotional weight, business nouse and financial clout, New Orleans labels found it hard to get the nationwide distribution necessary to fill the million-odd jukeboxes throughout the country. So whilst every family in America knows the music of Gladys Knight or Smokey Robinson few could tell you about – let alone hum a tune from - Benny Spellman, Inell Young, Warren Lee….This is far from being a reflection of the artists creativity or musicality - as anyone can tell you New Orleans melodies are the catchiest of all - more it is a reflection of the limitations of the local music industry. Some New Orleans artists became successful throughout the US such as Fats Domino in the 1950s and in the late 1960s The Meters and Lee Dorsey, but many artists remained within the city limits. 
          This makes for a fascinating goldmine of music released by a complex myriad of small labels run mainly by New Orleans producers, promoters and artists themselves. New Orleans Funk 2 brings together many of these artists along with text, sleeve-notes and photographs that gives social and historical context to the incredibly funky music of New Orleans.

          • Cyril Neville – Gossip
          • Eddie Bo – If It's Good To You (It's Good For You)
          • Ray J – Right Place Wrong Time
          • The Meters – Chicken Strut
          • Allen Toussaint – Tequila
          • The Prime Mates – Hot Tamales
          • Betty Harris – Show It
          • Lee Dorsey – Four Corners
          • Bonnie and Sheila – You Keep Me Hanging On
          • The Gaturs – Yeah You're Right, You Know You're Right
          • Danny White – The Twitch
          • Inell Young – What Do You See In Her
          • Earl King – Street Parade
          • Eddie Bo & The Soul Finders – The Rubber Band
          • Benny Spellman – Fortune Teller
          • Warren Lee – Mama Said We Can't Get Married
          • Betty Harris – 12 Red Roses
          • Joe Chopper & The Swinging 7 Soul Band – Soul Pusher
          • Eddie Bo – Hey Bo
          • Johnny Moore – Haven't I Been Good To You
          • Jimmy Hicks – I'm Mr Big Stuff
          • Warren Lee – Funky Belly
          • G. Davis and R. Tyler – Hold On Help Is On The Way
          • Art Neville – Bo Diddley
          • Porgy Jones – Dap
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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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          • 2×LP Vol.2£14.99
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          TetineI Go To The DoctorSoul Jazz Records

          Killer Punk-Funk/New Wave 12” featuring the Sao Paulo based group Tetine along with a wicked remix from CSS. Tetine are Bruno Verner and Eliete Mejorado. This is their second release on Soul Jazz Records and is a taster for their forthcoming album Let Your X’s Be Y’s, a wild mix-up of Punk-Funk/New Wave/Post- Punk/Baile-Bass. Integral to the same vibrant Sao Paulo music scene in Brazil that has now produced both CSS and Bonde de Role, Tetine’s music is similarly a mixture of raw punky energy and attitude mixed with bass-heavy dance music. Tetine are in-fact the forerunners of this scene having now released 8 albums in Brazil since they formed in Sao Paulo in 1995. "Tetine was my first inspiration in terms of intellect, presence and their amazing performances. It was right there in front of me but it made such a strong impression I never forgot that was what real music is about: freedom and purity and, of course, in many different ways, FUN! I've never seen something like that coming from Brazil, or actually, anywhere!" Lovefoxx - CSS Constantly exploring the boundaries between music, art, video, performance their infamous live events range from rock gigs to gallery installations. "Tetine are Feminists, un-followers and inventors of their own scene; an uncut diamond. If Art is really dead, then Tetine belong to a "nameless" genre – the makers of something wild, something alive." Chicks On Speed Aside from their own music, Tetine have also been instrumental in bringing the Brazilian underground scene to the general public, having compiled both Funk Carioca (the first ever album of Baile Funk outside of Brazil) and Sexual Life of the Savages (an essential primer to early-80s Post-Punk from Sao Paulo, released on Soul Jazz Records).

          • Tetine – I Go To The Doctor!
          • Tetine – I Go To The Doctor! (CSS Remix)
          Sound DimensionMojo Rocksteady BeatSoul Jazz Records
          BACK IN PRINT!!!!!!! 2xLP now with bonus download code!
          Compilation of classic recordings from the heaviest group in the history of reggae!
           
           Sound Dimension have recorded some of the most important songs in reggae music; songs such as 'Real Rock,' 'Drum Song,' 'Heavy Rock,' 'Rockfort Rock,' 'In Cold Blood' -- all classic songs that have become the 'foundation' of reggae music, endlessly versioned and re-versioned by Jamaican artists since the time they were first recorded to the present day.
           
           As the in-house band at Studio One in the late 1960s, Sound Dimension played alongside everyone from The Heptones, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, Marcia Griffiths and more.
           
          Similar to their U.S. counterparts, The Funk Brothers at Motown and Booker T. and The MGs at Stax, Sound Dimension recorded on a daily basis incredibly catchy and funky tunes and matched by a seamless musicality.
           
           Featuring musicians of the calibre of Ernest Ranglin, Jackie Mittoo, Eric Frater, Leroy Sibbles, Don Drummond Jr., Deadley Headley and more; Sound Dimension existed from around 1967-70 and all the recordings featured here were originally released during this period.

          REVIEWS:

          "A juicy compilation that does justice to the forgotten of the history of reggae." LES INROCKS

          "Since copyright laws were virtually non-existent in Jamaica for most of the 20th century, it is common to hear innumerable mutations of any given riddim track. Discerning the creators of each song can be a daunting task. From 1967 to ’70, however, the Sound Dimension was the house band at Studio One, creating memorable cuts for the lyrical pantheon of Jamaica to sing and toast over. This 18-song collection of instrumentals shows how pivotal these men were in the sonic architecture of reggae." XLR8R

          "Legendary Studio One band Sound Dimension find themselves on the receiving end of another celebrative retrospective courtesy of the ever-reliable Soul Jazz, bringing together classic recordings of 'Mojo Rocksteady', 'Real Rock', 'Heavy Rock'Rockfort Rock', 'Jamaica Underground' and more. The breadth of this band's influence can be heard throughout the annals of reggae, with these timelessly funky cuts revisited and re-versioned by anyone and everyone since being committed to tape in the '60s. Another great document from Soul Jazz" BOOMKAT

           

          • – Less Problem
          • – Rockfort Rock
          • – Funky
          • – Ten To Ten
          • – Jamaica Underground
          • – Real Rock
          • – Reggae Time
          • – In Cold Blood
          • – Heavy Rock
          • – Great Mu Ga Ru Ga
          • – Park View
          • – Ironside
          • – Mojo Rocksteady
          • – Scorcia
          • – Drum Song
          • – Summertime
          • – Straight Flush
          • – Jamaica Bag
          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
          New Orleans FunkSoul Jazz Records

          Album features Ernie K Doe’s ‘Here Come The Girls’, The Meters, Eddie Bo, Professor Longhair, Lee Dorsey, Wild Magnolias and more.


          This is the definitive collection of New Orleans Funk featuring acknowledged masters next to some of the earlier artists who shaped the meaning of funk. The album is also filled with many rare, sought after and undiscovered funk tracks. It covers the period from the emergence of New Orleans Funk in the early 1960's through to the mid-seventies.


          The record is an essential part of anyone in any way interested in Funk's record collection. It has some vital ingredients in it that you can't find elsewhere. With the sound of the New Orleans Funeral March Bands, Mardi Gras Indian Tribes and Saturday Night Fish Fries all as inspiration New Orleans Funk developed into a unique sound. 


          New Orleans is a port town. Originally owned by the French, this was where many slaves were brought from the West Indies. Many of these slaves came from Haiti and brought with them the religion of Voodoo and its drums and music. It became one of the first parts of America to develop a strong African-American culture leading to the invention of Jazz in the early 1900s. 


          A main feature of Jazz in New Orleans were the Jazz Funeral Marching bands. Solemn Brass bands accompanying a coffin would, on burial, be joined by a second line of drummers and dancers which would turn the event into a celebration of the spirit cutting free from earth. This African tradition is strong in New Orleans and still goes on to this day. The backline drums play a syncopated style that is neither on the beat nor the off-beat. It is these rhythms that are the basis of New Orleans Funk. 


          The album comes with a booklet presenting a historical explanation to how and why this music came about, and with lots of information about the people involved.


          Reviews:
          "A Perfect Primer For Funk Fans" Q (Top 5 albums of the year)
          "Probably the finest compilation that Soul Jazz has released. Essential" Time Out

          • The Explosions – Hip Drop
          • Lee Dorsey – Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further
          • Gentleman June Gardner – It's Gonna Rain
          • Eddie Bo – Check Your Bucket
          • Professor Longhair – Big Chief
          • Huey "Piano" Smith & His Clowns – Free, Single And Disengaged
          • Chuck Carbo – Can I Be Your Squeeze
          • Aaron Neville – Hercules
          • Mary Jane Hooper – I've Got Reasons
          • The Gaturs – Gator Bait
          • Allen Toussaint – Get Out Of My Life Woman
          • Cyril Neville – Tell Me What's On Your Mind
          • Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolia Mardi Gras Indian Band – Handa Wanda
          • Lee Dorsey & Betty Harris – Love Lots Of Lovin
          • The Explosions – Garden Of Four Trees
          • Ernie & The Top Notes – Dap Walk
          • The Meters – Just Kissed My Baby
          • Marilyn Barbarin – Reborn
          • Dr. John – Mama Roux
          • Danny White – Natural Soul Brother
          • Eddie Bo – Hook 'N' Sling, Pt. 2
          • Ernie K. Doe – Here Come The Girls
          • Robert Parker – Hip-Huggin
          • The Meters – Handclapping Song
          • 2. The Explosions – Hip Drop
          • 3. Lee Dorsey – Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further
          • 4. Gentleman June Gardner – It's Gonna Rain
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          Grupo Oba IluDrums Of Cuba : Afro-Cuban Music From The RootsSoul Jazz Records

          New album of heavyweight Afro-Cuban rhythms recorded in Havana, Cuba by Soul Jazz Records.

          Comes with extensive sleeve-notes. This album features the many Afro-Cuban rhythms associated with the various religious cults existing in Cuba today. These drums are used to bring spirits and gods (Orishas) into the body of worshippers who are then possessed.

          The music originally came from Africa and spread into the new world through the movement of slaves; Soul Jazz Records have recorded and released similar projects in Haiti (Voodoo Drums, Spirits of Life) and Brazil and these new recordings from Cuba feature heavyweight complex rhythms played by some of Cuba’s finest master drummers, all of whom are initiated in the cults including members of the secret Masonic-type Abakua faith.

          Featuring an array of instrumentation – Bata Drums, Conga drums, Bongo, Eribo – many of which are sacred in themselves and only used for religious ceremonies. The music and dance of the Abakuá (or ñáñigo) secret societies are considered by many the most original not least because the history of the societies themselves, the most complex and impassioned of all the organizations of African origin established in Cuba and linked to key political and social events. For anyone interested in Latin music this is a fascinating guide into the roots of Afro-Cuban music and features extensive sleeve-notes giving the music a cultural and social context.

          Recorded at the Cuban state-owned ICAIC studios, these are high quality recordings and the vinyl comes on super-loud heavyweight vinyl for all DJs!

          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Ochosi (Aguere)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Makuta
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Abakua
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Arara (Variant 1 - Mase)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Oggun
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Arara (Variant 2 - Soyi)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Palo
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Arara (Variant 3 - Gervioso)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Elegua (Latopa)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Iyesa (Variant 1)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Iyesa (Variant 2)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Agayu:Toque (Chango-rumba)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Guiro
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Oya:Abakua (Tuitui)
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Bembe
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Yuka
          • Grupo Oba Ilu – Chango (Bayuba)
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          Studio One Roots Vol. 3Soul Jazz Records

          Roots music flourished in the 1970’s as Rastafarianism, Black consciousness and self-determinization became the most important aspects of Reggae music. Bolstered by the international success of Bob Marley and Burning Spear (both who began their careers at Studio One), Roots music became the major musical development of Reggae in the 1970’s. Coxsone Dodd and Studio One’s connection to Rastafarianism had begun long before the arrival of ‘roots music’ as a distinct genre that arrived at the very tail end of the 1960s.

          By the start of the 1960’s Coxsone Dodd was making his way to Count Ossie’s Wareika Hills Rastafarian compound to hear Rastafarian drummers play whilst the Skatalites’ front-line horns – Tommy McCook, Don Drummond, Johnny Moore would jam alongside. Similarly, Count Ossie would appear during Sir Coxsone’s dancehall sessions, performing live at the height of the evening. This is the third in the series of Rastafarian inspired music from Studio One, and features classic foundation artists alongside some seriously rare tracks from the label. 

          With the involvement of the crack studio house bands – be it the Sound Dimension, the Soul Defenders or the Brentford Road All-Stars – as well as Clement Dodd and Studio One’s seriously high quality control, these tracks are all a healthy addition to the pantheon of roots music at Studio One. Sleevenotes by David Katz and Stuart Baker.

          • Freddie Mckay – (I'm) A Free Man
          • Jennifer Lara – A Change Is Gonna Come
          • Alton & Zoot – Oppression
          • Winston Flames – In A Armagideon
          • Dillinger – Babylon Fever
          • The Gladiators – Re Arrange
          • Vin Gordon – Fullness
          • Larry Marshall – Better Must Come
          • Cliff Stewart – Burn Collie
          • Im And Count Ossie – So Long Rastafari Calling
          • The Nightingales – What A Situation
          • Clifton Gibbs & The Selected Few – Brimstone & Fire
          • Dub Specialist – Musical Science
          • Prince Jazzbo – Creation Skank
          • Errol Dunkley – Way Down Low
          • Lloyd Forest – Where It's At
          • The Dynamic Four – Let's Make Love
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Jah Light
          Studio One Dub Vol 2Soul Jazz Records

          Studio One Dub 2 is a second collection bringing together some of the finest dubs from the legendary Studio One Records, Kingston, Jamaica. Dub music was the creation of a generation of brilliant recording studio engineers in Jamaica. But although Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's Studio One is hailed as the greatest of the Jamaican recording labels, and although many talented engineers worked the board at Dodd's Brentford Road studio over the years (including Sylvan Morris, Syd Bucknor, Overton "Scientist" Brown and Dodd himself), Studio One was never typically known as a centre for dub. This is because for many fans the studio's commercial and stylistic heyday was in the 1960s, prior to the rise of dub as a distinct sub-genre of Jamaican music in the 1970s.

          By the 1970s, however, dub music was the rage in Jamaica's sound systems. Always the pioneer — and since Sylvan Morris had left the Studio One operation around 1972 — Coxsone supervised the dubs till leaving Jamaica at the end of the decade. This meant that for the most part, for example, the twelve Studio One dub albums released during the 1970s were mixed by Dodd himself, using the moniker "Dub Specialist." Throughout the decade, the mixes became more sophisticated and atmospheric.

          Along with the first volume of Studio One Dub, the cuts here demonstrate that Studio One's contribution to the innovative musical form of dub was substantial, and go straight to the head of listeners who feel that the only centres for dub were studios such as King Tubby's, Lee Perry's Black Ark, Channel One, or Joe Gibbs's. 

          The tracks on this compilation are taken from this period in the 1970s when dub was the cutting-edge of Jamaican music studio production. Most of them are the dub-version flip-sides of rare Jamaican 45s, and none have appeared on CD before. 

          Sleeve-notes are by Michael E. Veal, author of Dub: Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in Jamaican Reggae (Wesleyan University Press, 2007).

          • Sound Dimension – I'll Be Around
          • Soundstorm – Dub Rock
          • Albert and the Gladiators – Watch Out Version
          • Brentford Reggae Band – Moses Version
          • Brentford Disco Set – Peace Version
          • Brentford Disco Set – Natty Ting A Ling PT.2
          • Marcia Griffiths – Feel Like Jumping PT.2
          • Drum Bago and The Rebel Group – Reggae Version
          • St. Ct. and The Gladiators Band – Soul Locks
          • Freddie and Sound Dimension – How Could You Version
          • Sound Dimension Band – Run Run Version
          • Holt and Sound Dimension – Any Where Version
          • Alton and Sound Vendors – Live and Dub
          • Freddie Mckay – Drunken Sailor Version
          • Ital Sound – Welding
          • Dub Specialist – Dar Es Salaam
          • Dub Specialist – Always Dubbing
          • Dub Specialist – Mojo Papa
          Rumble in the JungleSoul Jazz Records

           Soul Jazz Records latest journey features all-time classic jungle anthems such as General Levy’s ‘Incredible’ and UK Apachi and Shy FX’s ‘Original Nuttah’ alongside some serious Ragga heavyweight tunes like Cutty Ranks ‘Limb By Limb’ and Congo Natty’s classic re-make of Barrington Levy’s Under Me Sensi’. The album tells the story of how Jungle developed out of acid house but with its roots in the UK Dancehall scene of the 1980s and comes with extensive sleevenotes, exclusive interviews and photography.

          ** Bonus CD track only not on vinyl. ---------------------------------------------------

          "Blimey, this had us wiping the mists of time from our rheumy eyes, soul jazz cross swords with the phenomenon of original ragga jungle. With a few honourable exceptions, they're all here - yes, Cutty Ranks 'Limb by limb', M Beat and General Levy "Incredible", Ragga Twins, SUAD, Shy FX, DJ Zinc in a previous lifetime - since remembering and finding original copies of these records in random second hand shops, albeit tanned but still even playable, let alone hearing them inna dance at the right moment is akin to a religious experience. Run these to an up for it mixed crowd and watch things really go off big style! Zinc's "Super sharp shooter" is nearly the latest joint here, a record so hype it disappeared immediately back in the day, all the hip hop headz were buying two copies for the cut up opportunities. When it all fell to pieces, manchester club ceilings were riddled with holes as locals attempted to duplicate the vibe of outdoors yard parties - but the audio damage was done, an unrepeatable period, reflecting the adrenaline of rave, the suss of breaks kids and the sheer joy of orginal ja and uk dancehall vocalists pon microphone. Lick a shot - Walther ppk saturday night special y'hear. Awesome." BOOMKAT

          • Asher Senator – One Bible
          • Ninjaman, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man and Ninja Ford – Bad Boy Lick A New Shot
          • M Beat With General Levy – Incredible
          • Barrington Levy & Beenie Man – Under Mi Sensi (X Project Remix)
          • Ragga Twins – Ragga Trip
          • Poison Chang – Press The Trigger
          • Shut Up And Dance – No Doubt
          • UK Apachi & Shy FX – Original Nuttah
          • Ragga Twins – Illegal Gunshot
          • Ben Intellect With Ragga G – Oh Jungle
          • Cutty Ranks – Limb By Limb
          • Ragga Twins – Tan So Back
          • 1. Asher Senator – One Bible
          • 2. Ninjaman, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man and Ninja Ford – Bad Boy Lick A New Shot
          • 3. M Beat With General Levy – Incredible
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          RekidMade In MenorcaSoul Jazz Records

          Rekid is the alter-ego of Matt Edwards A/K/A Radio Slave, one half of the mighty Quiet Village, and remixer to the stars and dance music’s man of the moment whose work with DJ Hell, Kylie Minogue (where he famously mixed Kylie with New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’), Carl Craig, Talking Heads, Chicken Lips, Pet Shop Boys and even Kate Bush has made him currently one of the most in-demand remixers working today.

          Rekid is the pseudonym he uses for his more serious/underground work and "Made in Menorca" is his first album released under the Rekid moniker and released on Soul Jazz Records. With numerous recording projects (Rekid, Radio Slave, Quiet Village, Mathew E, Sea Devils) under his belt, Matt Edwards’ music breaks down the traditional barriers of dance music – house, broken beat, techno, electro, hip-hop, disco cut-ups – and influences from Walter Gibbons to Andy Weatherall to DJ Harvey to create a truly unique sound.

          After two extremely well received singles Rekid’s  full-length debut "Made in Menorca" is already getting support from the likes of Lindstrom, DJ Hell, Tiga, Trevor Jackson and Carl Craig ‘Made In Menorca’ is quite literally the most refreshing piece of electronic dance music we reckon you’ll hear all year.

          Moving between stark cold European machine music, sophisticated electronic disco to the futuristic hip hop of the late J-Dilla and the abstract house music of Theo Parrish ‘Made In Menorca’ is a journey in 21st century electronica in Matt’s slick accomplished style.

          • Rekid – Intro
          • Rekid – Lost Star 6
          • Rekid – Diamond Black
          • Rekid – 85 Space
          • Rekid – Kidbeats
          • Rekid – Retro Active
          • Rekid – Priya
          • Rekid – Arp
          • Rekid – Tranzit
          • Rekid – Nite
          • Rekid – Klaws
          • Rekid – Spiders
          • Rekid – Cairo
          • Rekid – Legend
          Studio One KingsSoul Jazz Records

          BACK IN PRINT!!!!!!! 2xLP now with bonus download code!

          Studio One’s list of singers launched at the famous label reads like a roll call of Jamaican music. Horace Andy, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, Freddie McGregor, Johnny Osbourne and more. This album features classic and rare tracks that span the breadth of the legendary Studio One catalogue: Ska, Roots, Rocksteady, Lovers and more from the 1960s and 70s. 

          2xLP plus bonus download code. CD comes with sleeve-notes are by the author Chris Salewicz.

          REVIEWS:

          "Since the ‘90s, this British label has done aficionados and novices alike an incalculable service, courtesy of their ongoing series featuring Studio One recordings." POP MATTERS

          "Latest Studio One collection from Soul Jazz includes sixties and seventies classics such as Cornel Campbell's version of the Heptones' Pretty Looks, Alexander Henry's Please Be True, Horace Andy's Every Tongue Shall Tell, Delroy Wilson's Won't You Come Home, Anthony Ellis' I Am The Ruler and Joe Higgs' Change Of Plan alongside brilliant obscurities such as Larry Marshall's heartbreaking I've Got To Make It, Freddie McKay's wicked Father Will Cut You Off, Ken Boothe's Be Yourself, Alton Ellis' Well Run Dry and George Phillips' alternative vocal to Delroy Wilson's One One." DUB VENDOR

          "Essential hard to find reggae classics" HARDWAX


          • Larry Marshall – I've Got To Make It
          • Horace Andy – Every Tongue Shall Tell
          • Alton Ellis – The Well Run Dry
          • Johnny Osbourne – Water More Than Flour
          • Anthony Rocky Ellis – I'm The Ruler
          • Cornell Campbell – Pretty Looks Isn't All
          • Alexander Henry – Please Be True
          • Burning Spear – Them A Come
          • Joe Higgs – Change Of Plan
          • Devon Russell – Roots Natty
          • Ken Boothe – Be Yourself
          • Freddie McGregor – I Shall Be Released
          • Freddie McKay – Father Will Cut You Off
          • The Ethiopian – Locust
          • George Philip – One One
          • John Holt – I Don't Want To See You Cry
          • Delroy Wilson – Won't You Come Home
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          New York Latin HustleThe Sound of New YorkSoul Jazz Records

          New York’s melting pot of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Afro-American musicians led to stunning culture clashes in the 1960s and 70s when Latin styles mixed with Funk, Disco, Soul and Jazz to produce new hybrids such as Boogaloo, Latin Jazz, Disco and Salsa. All these are featured in Soul Jazz Records latest journey into Latin music, New York Latin Hustle. 

          The record features all the kings of Latin music – Tito Puente, Machito, Eddie Palmieri, Candido, Ray Barretto and many more, alongside rarer, lesser known names. In the 1960s Fania Records and Tico Records released stunning Latin Boogaloo, Descargas, Latin Soul from the emerging New York Latin scene. In the 1970s, Salsoul Records similarly mixed Salsa, Soul and Funk to release stunning Latin Disco crossover material such as Candido’s ‘Dancin and Prancin’, which would go on to be a million seller. 

          New York Latin Hustle brings all this together and features Latin music from all these styles, labels and eras. 

          The album comes with extensive sleeve-notes and exclusive photography.


          • Ismael Quininos – Control
          • Ray Barretto – Abidjan
          • Johnny Zamot – Soul Makossa
          • Cortijo – Sarongo
          • La Charanga 76 – No Nos Pararan (Aint no Stopping us Now)
          • Al Escobar – Tighten Up
          • Alexander Review – Snidely Whiplash
          • Joe Cuba – Joe Cubas Madness
          • Johnny Sedes – Mama Calunga
          • Louie Ramirez – Do It Any Way You Wanna
          • Harvey Averne – Never Learned to Dance
          • Willie Colon – Angustia Maternal
          • Tito Puente – Para Los Rumberos
          • Jose Mangual – Mai Kinshasa
          • Seguida – Om Marreo
          • Eddie Palmieri – Mi Mambo Conga
          • J Walter Negro – Shoot the Pump
          • Machito – Alex Mambo
          • Nature Zone – Porcupine
          • Candido – Dancin and Prancin
          • Family Affair – I Had A Friend
          • Charlie Santiago and Eddie Montalvo – El Bollinski in D7
          • Mauricio Smith – Doug?s Room
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          SutekhNotes From Doctor IslandSoul Jazz Records

          Since 1997, Seth Horvitz, aka Sutekh, the San Francisco based artist, has released consistently inconsistent electronic music on a wealth of international labels; Force Inc./Mille Plateaux, Soul Jazz Records, Source, Background, Plug Research, Leaf, Cytrax/Delay, Tektite, and his own Context. Manipulating and abusing computers, samplers, synthesizers, ping pong tables, and found sounds, he has created everything from minimal house and techno to dense, dissonant noise collage.

          • Sutekh – Kill The Monkey
          • Sutekh – The Diamond House
          Studio One Rub A DubSoul Jazz Records

          In the 1970s, Clement Dodd’s legendary Studio One Records went through an amazing period of re-birth working with new artists such as Willie Williams, Lone Ranger, Michigan and Smiley, Horace Andy as well as continuing to work with classic artists such as Alton Ellis, Freddie McGregor, etc. 

          Re-versioning classic Studio One rhythms became the order of the day in the 1970s, not just with Studio One boss Clement ‘Coxsone’ Dodd, but with every Jamaican producer of note employing their own in-house musicians to copy the music emanating from Brentford Road. 

          The music on Studio One Rub-A-Dub features classic and rare tracks from this amazing period, from the likes of Cornel Campbell, The Heptones, Johnny Osbourne and many other legendary artists. Sleeve-notes are by Chris Salewicz, the acclaimed writer who has written books on Joe Strummer, Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones and many more.

          • Cornell Campbell – My Conversation
          • Lone Ranger – Screw Gone A North Coast
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Danger In Your Eyes
          • Rapper Robert & Jim Brown – Minister For Ganja
          • Freddie McGregor – How Could You Leave
          • Barry Brown – Give Love
          • Len Allen Jnr – White Belly Rat
          • Johnny Osbourne – Forgive Them
          • Jennifer Lara – Natural Mystic
          • Horace Andy – Happiness
          • Rapper Robert & Jim Brown – Pirate
          • Willie Williams – Keep On Moving
          • Papa Michigan & General Smiley – Jah A The Creator
          • The Ethiopian – Empty Belly
          • Earl 16 – No Mash Up The Dance
          • The Jay Tees – Forward to Jah
          • Lone Ranger – Natty Chalwa
          • 1. Cornell Campbell – My Conversation
          • 2. Lone Ranger – Screw Gone A North Coast
          • 3. Judah Eskender Tafari – Danger In Your Eyes
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          Studio One GroupsSoul Jazz Records

          BACK IN PRINT!!!!!!! 2xLP now with bonus download code!

          Studio One Groups is the latest Soul Jazz/Studio One Records release featuring legendary groups from the foundation label of Reggae. Bob Marley and The Wailers, Toots and the Maytals, The Heptones –just three of Reggae’s greatest groups who all started at Clement Dodd’s Studio One Records, “ The University of Reggae”.

          Studio One Groups brings together classic artists alongside lesser-known artists and covers Studio One’s musical output from the 1960s and 70s featuring Ska, Roots, Rocksteady, Dub and more. Clement Dodd’s role in launching and nurturing Reggae groups/singers is unsurpassed. Launching Bob Marley and The Wailers career also meant that Dodd both housed Marley in a flat at Studio One, and employed him to check new American 45s that came out for Studio One artists to cover. 

          From vocal training under luminaries such as Horace Andy and Larry Marshall, to musical education (Leroy Sibbles, lead vocalist with the Heptones, became the key in-house bass player after being taught from scratch by Jackie Mittoo), Studio One’s success was due to Clement Dodd’s ability to see talent, surround himself with it and nurture artists. 

          Careers were launched from even minor roles at Studio One such as Lee Perry (from handyman to singer and producer), Prince Buster (from security to singer and producer), and so forth. Studio One Groups are at the heart of the labels success. The sweet three-part harmonies, so close to the heart of Jamaican music, can be heard throughout every stylistic change of Reggae music – Ska, Rocksteady, Roots and beyond, all featured here. 

          Heavyweight 2xLP + download code.The CD album also comes with exellent sleeve-notes by Rob Chapman, author of the acclaimed Studio One discography, Never Grow Old

          REVIEWS:

          "The Soul Jazz label once again proves how smart they are with excellent Studio One Groups, an almost overwhelming set of killer cuts from bands and singing groups affiliated with Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's "University of Reggae." There's an amazing, deep history to be explored and even when you focus on just the groups, one disc isn't enough to tell the whole story, but this collection functions as both a killer mixtape and exciting introduction for novices." All Music

          "Bob Marley and the Wailers, Toots and the Maytals, the Heptones - just three of reggae's greatest groups who all started at Clement Dodd's Studio One records" Rough Trade

          • The Wailing Souls – Mr Fire Coal Man
          • Righteous Flames – Solid Foundation
          • The Gaylads – Give A Helping Hand
          • The Bassies – Things A Come Up To Bump
          • The Mad Lads – You Will Never Know
          • The Clarendonians – You Can't Be Happy
          • The Consumates – What Is It
          • Carlton and His Shoes – Happy Land
          • The Viceroys – The Struggle
          • The Maytals – I'll Never Grow Old
          • The Heptones – Get in The Groove
          • The Royals – Pick Up the Pieces
          • The Gladiators – Jah Jah Go Before Us
          • Bob Marley and The Wailers – Love & Affection
          • The Stingers – Down Presser International
          • The Cables – Baby Why
          • The Ethiopians – Owe Me No Pay Me
          • The Purpleites – The Pressure Is On
          • The Silvertones – Cheating and Lying
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          SandThe Dalston ShroudSoul Jazz Records

          Influenced by the New York Art/Punk scene of Sonic Youth, The Swans, Liquid Liquid, this is the group’s follow up to "Still Born Alive" (Soul Jazz Records, 2003) and ‘Beautiful People are Evil’ (Soul Jazz Records, 2001). 

          Sand have performed onstage accompanied by cows and sheep for the Japanese Ballet troupe Karas. They have also performed at the Vienna Opera House alongside techno guru Patrick Pulsinger In 2005 they composed and performed a new soundtrack to the Tarkovsky film "Stalker" at the ICA as well as toured cinemas with a series of specially comissioned work from video artists. This album was recorded in Paris, Tokyo, Vienna and York in 2006.

          • Sand – Kendoki
          • Sand – Doctor Crop
          • Sand – The Dalston Shroud
          • Sand – Stick Eyed Bug Man
          • Sand – Summer Lightning (PT.2)
          • Sand – Lal K
          • Sand – Light Bender
          • Sand – Arson
          • Sand – Intersex
          • Sand – Bearded Angel
          • Sand – Summer Lightning (PT.1)