Archive for the Soul Category
The debut album from Seattle’s Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. The group channels old-school organ combos like The Meters and Booker T & The MGs, but are making it fresh and feel new again!
One of soul music’s great female voices, Millie Jackson’s reputation was made by the release of Caught Up and Still Caught Up released in 1974 and 1975 respectively. Ace reissue Caught Up on vinyl. Both albums deal with infidelity – and see it from both the wife’s and the lover’s […]
Triple LP version. Gatefold sleeve; Includes a track not included on the CD version, Joshiba’s “Gloria”. Soundway present Gumba Fire, a new compilation of rare 1980s South African “bubblegum” and boogie. In 1980s Black South Africa, a local form of pop music evolved as the disco boom died down and […]
SOUL BROTHER reissues this stone cold 1969 soul-funk classic on 180g vinyl. Dubbed “The First Lady Of Soul” by JAMES BROWN himself, this 16 cut album was produced by BROWN and he duets on “SUNNY”. These 16 tracks have been heavily sampled, includes “WHAT KIND OF MAN”, “IF YOU LOVE […]
Reissue of US funky jazz album, originally released by Grapevine in 1977. This ultra rare LP from 1977 contains the killer funky fusion tune ‘Cool’ known for being sampled by Gangstarr, Blackalicious and J. Dilla.
Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. The Chakachas were a Belgian based group of Latin soul studio musicians. Also known as Les Chakachas or Los Chakachas. They started out in the late ’50s, recording a playful mixture of Latin music, jazz, and European-style exotica. This same titled album is a […]
Originally released in 1978, this is the only known album by this super hot Atlanta, Georgia band. The Chapparrals were known for wild onstage antics, deep funky sounds and for taking no prisoners when they opened for any of the numerous recording acts they had the pleasure of working with […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops a hot collection of 10 rare boogie funk, disco and classics taking it back to essence of the Sound of New York. There’s a definitive cross section of flavors giving you a look into the late 70’s and early 80’s NY club scene. Repressed and […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops another hot LP of rare boogie, disco dub & holy grail cuts! Followers of LARRY LEVAN’s Paradise Garage, crate diggin’ fanatics & trainspotters alike should jump for joy when they hear this.
Their legendary 1970 debut album was a sign of things to come for GEORGE CLINTON and his psychedelic funk band. This 10-track album, released the same year as their debut FUNKADELIC record, easily captures the druggy haze of the era.
The first ever official reissue of the 1981 gospel disco monster “HOLDING ON” from the short-lived NYC group is highly sought after. Includes the R&B gospel song “JESUS IS THE LIGHT”. Features full liner notes and an unreleased photo of the band.
Groove Dis Exclusive. Limited repress. SOUL BROTHER reissues the band’s second album from 1974, a funky soul classic that has become one of the most sampled albums of all time. “ASHLEY’S ROACHCLIP” was used by ERIC B & RAKIM, LL COOL J, RUN DMC, and LIL WAYNE, other songs sampled […]
Cache Cache present a reissue of Madfilth, originally released in 1980. From the pumping heart of the Magnetic System comes the “dirtiest” Da-Da-dancefloor anti-jams with this lost 1979 blueprint of Italian conceptual cosmic disco played by the cream of the Goblin studio band. Carving its own grubby niche as an […]
A permanent fixture in the world of Rhythm and Soul, James Hunter follows up five critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Whatever It Takes, for New York City’s renowned label, Daptone Records. At the height of his famed recording career, Hunter and Daptone co-founder and producer Bosco Mann recorded […]
The latest volume in Jazzman’s ongoing “Holy Grail” series of reissues is easily amongst the rarest things the lauded label has licensed. Only a handful of copies are known to exist, primarily because the private press album was released to tie in with LaVice Hendrick’s ill-fated and poorly attended musical, […]
Arnold Glenn Dailey arrived in Washington, DC by way of Norfolk, VA, founding his first vocal group when he was 19. From there, he learned how to play the guitar, and when 1980s DC struggled with a boom in the illegal drug trade, Dailey turned to his music as therapy […]
Luiz Mendes Jr or “Junior Mendes” was a ubiquitous figure in the Brazilian Soul / Funk scene of the 70s and early 80s, contributing to compositions for bands such as Banda Black Rio , Tim Maia, Sandra de Sá and many more. This, his only solo album has remained off […]
Seaquence was a short-lived disco-funk and soul outfit from San Diego who only ever released one album via private press. That album, Mix Fade, has long been considered something of a slept-on classic amongst record collectors, so it’s little surprise to see it finally get the reissue treatment. The set […]
The long-awaited debut from the Jersey singer is an opulent, raw R&B album that constantly tests the borders of the genre. SZA’s deeply personal lens on modern romance gives these songs endless life.
Afrodesia expands upon the soul-jazz sensibility of organist Lonnie Smith‘s classic Blue Note efforts, abandoning their hairpin-tight, diamond-sharp grooves in favor of more meditative, free-flowing epics that draw on elements of Latin jazz, pop, and even disco. Featuring a supporting cast including then-unknown saxophonist Joe Lovano, electric bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Jamey Huddad, Afrodesia features […]