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  • In the late ‘50s and on through the 1960s, Phoenix, Arizona, was home to a thriving R&B scene Though no other song catapulted onto the national charts like Dyke and the Blazer’s signature “Funky Broadway,” inspired by the South Phoenix road of the same name, regional soul and funk acts picked up steam in the Valley of...
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    Part Man, Part Machine, Cybotron was the synthesis of progressive rock and electronic music experimentation Conceived by pioneers of the Australian electronic underground, Steve Maxwell Von Braund and keyboardist Geo Green, together they produced a series of mind-altering cosmic albums throughout the 1970s which set the tone for...
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    The Leeds band has played gigs in Mexico, Europe, the USA, and all over the UK, with highlights including the legendary Jazz Cafe in London, Chicago's famed ​House Of Blues, and backing Sax legend Lou Donaldson Other career highlights include being sampled by ​DJ Shadow,​ remixed by Kenny Dope, as well as providing the...
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    Dza pulls together a star studded group of hip-hops best mcs for a true underground classic...
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    Originally released in 2015 on limited cassette, packed neatly into hand sewn pouches, Vivians is a collaborative force between The Koreatown Oddity and Mndsgn From jheri curls to low riders, Ktown's raps remind us of a time in the late 90s when all we needed was somethin' we could ride to Mndsgn loops segue music exclusively from...
  • Aguirre Records present a reissue of Maggi Payne's Arctic Winds, originally released on CD in 2010 Fully immersive electronic music by US composer Maggi Payne, inspired by the arctic winds Payne's sound worlds invite the listeners to enter the sound and be carried with it, experiencing it from the inside out in intimate detail The...
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    Aguirre Records present a reissue of Maggi Payne's Ahh-Ahh, originally released in 2012 on Root Strata Originally composed by Maggi Payne between 1984-1987 for the performance group Technological Feets Formed by video artist Ed Tennenbaum in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1981, the group combines dance, live video processing, and...
  • Ariel Archives is a comprehensive series of reissues and retrospective collections concentrating on the treasure trove of material recorded and released by Ariel Pink as Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Ariel Archives will include definitive reissues of Ariel Pink’s albums released between 1999 and 2004: Underground, The...
  • The James Hunter Six are back with another sublime offering of no nonsense rhythm and blues Recorded and produced by Bosco Mann, Nick of Time is a shining example of how a master song-smith can continually draw fresh water from a bottomless well In addition to the uptempo, swinging R&B that has put JH6 on the map, Nick...
  • 1988 is the follow up to Knxwledge’s official debut album Hud Dreems (Stones Throw, 2015) The same year Hud Dreems was released Knx worked with Kendrick Lamar on To Pimp a Butterfly, earning the producer his first Grammy A duo with Anderson Paak called NxWorries was formed around the same time Their single  “Suede”...
  • Talk about an album that shoulda/coulda/woulda been a hit ‘1969’s Fiends & Angels paired the powerful pipes of American singer Martha Veléz with the crème de la crème of the British blues-rock scene And when we say ‘the cream’ we mean it literally: Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton are both on this record! Not to...
  • Stay on it! This is the future! This is the spectral dreaming, the reshaped soundwaves of post-Katrina, post-Osage Avenue, post-Obamacare that we borrow from to do this work, so stay on it Who Sent You they said from their liquid cryo-chamber, from a low-light induction field cobbled together with lithium rods, with melted...
  • Afro futurist sensations Onipa unleash their debut album, combining afro grooves, electronics and fierce energy for an effervescent celebration of cultural and musical encounters ONIPA means ‘human’ in Akan, the ancient language of the Ashanti people of Ghana It’s a message of connection through collaboration: from...
  • For the last 30 years, Greg Dulli, frontman of The Afghan Whigs and The Twilight Singers, has been the poet laureate of the bizarre whims and cruel tangents of desire A foremost authority on the sell-your-soul rewards of carnal lust, the high voltage epiphanies of chemical enhancement, and the serotonin lows left in their...
  • First new studio album since 2017, I Am Not A Dog On A Chain was recorded at La Fabrique in France in 2018 The eleven track album, was produced by Joe Chiccarelli Chicarelli has now produced the last four Morrissey albums, beating the three album run of Steve Lillywhite in the 1990s when he worked on Vauxhall and I,...
  • The band’s first album after four years with new singer Ivar Nikolaisen (THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE ZUGLY) additional songs in English and special guest Troy Sanders from...
  • The highly anticipated seventh album by US Girls, the protean musical enterprise of multi-disciplinary artist Meg Remy, will be released on 6th March entitled Heavy Light While Remy has been widely acclaimed for a panoply of closely observed character studies, on Heavy Light she turns inward, recounting personal...
  • If this 1972 record for the Paula label was the sum total of Dallas, Texas soul man Bobby Patterson’s career output, then he’d still be reckoned a cult figure among R&B fans In fact, it’s so good that the fact that he went on to cut five other albums and produce artists ranging from Fontella Bass to Chuck Jackson to...
  • Willie Hale aka Little Beaver (so dubbed as a child because of his prominent front teeth) was one of the extraordinarily talented musicians Henry Stone assembled at his Hialeah, FL-based TK Records label and its assorted imprints Among the artists who recorded for Stone were KC & the Sunshine Band, Timmy Thomas, Gwen...
  • The music business is replete with stories of outsized talents who, due to label mismanagement, misguided career advice, or just plain bad luck, never got their due But the story of Sean Bonniwell is one of the saddest He and his band The Music Machine broke through in 1966 with “Talk Talk” and the accompanying album (Turn...
  • The hit title track alone makes this 1970 release worth having, but it’s the other cuts on this record that make it one of the greatest psychedelic soul/funk albums of all time Charles Wright’s beautiful falsetto kicks off the opening track (and #16 pop hit) “Love Land,” in which this LA band takes a page from Philly...
  • Originally released by Oi! the Boat (USA) and Randale Records (Europe) in 2014, “This Means War” is THE OLD FIRM CASUALS debut LP This incredible album really showcases the explosive burst onto the scene that this band made – and created something permanent and timeless to show the importance of this band to the world of...
  • Originally issued in 1993 and the last African Head Charge album on On-U Sound for 12 years, released at the height of the band’s popularity as a staple of live music festivals Continuing the skillful fusion of styles they had explored on Songs Of Praise, this album added elements of trance and electronica to their trademark...
  • 2011 album available on vinyl for the first time Master percussionist Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah joins forces once again with dubmaster Adrian Sherwood at the controls and a whole host of guest musicians, including contributions from dancehall pioneer Jazzwad and electronics from Adamski All the elements of a classic African Head...
  • A tortured songwriter and struggling addict who jolted the tired Chicago DIY scene with his own brand of primal despair, Trey Gruber and his band Parent were on track to join the ranks of Twin Peaks, Mild High Club, and Whitney His death in 2017 at the age of 26 brought it all to a halt In his final years, Trey wrote and...
  • The gruesome details surrounding Tupac’s third solo offering are enough to give any music fan the willies Released when Tupac was in jail serving time for a rape conviction and just after his recovery from being shot-up gangland-style at a recording studio, this was his most introspective piece of work to date The...
  • Opium Crop Airstrikes is a Vatican Shadow EP with long-form industrial tracks in the style known from Jordanian Descent (2012) A portion of the proceeds go to AYOK civil society volunteer organization for earthquake relief in rural Mexico Cassette comes in oversized package; includes fold-out...
  • Electric Sewer Age’s »Contemplating Nothingness« is a lysergic tapestry culled from the deep end of the collective pop cultural unconscious The project was originally started anonymously by the late Peter »Sleazy« Christopherson (of Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV and, most notably, Coil) together with Coil affiliate and...
  • Alternative Fox presents a reissue of Satisfaction’s self-titled album, originally released in 1970 Trumpeter Mike Cotton had played with The Beatles and others before forming Satisfaction with former Artwoods guitarist Derek Griffiths and former Unit 4+2 bassist/vocalist Lem Lubin, along with drummer Bernie Higginson,...
  • Alternative Fox presents a reissue of Jan Dukes De Grey’s Sorcerers, originally issued in 1969 Sorcerers is the group’s debut, recorded when Jan Dukes de Grey were still the duo of multi-instrumentalists Derek Noy, the band’s songwriter and lead vocalist, and Michael Bairstow The 18 songs of the album, recorded in...
  • Eight early songs written and produced by Tase, recorded on 16-track tape machine Neues Deutschland Studio 2010-2011 Tase is producer Sven Rieger Co-founder of SUED, Rieger records under aliases SVN and Ixus and in groups such as AU, Département d’Éducation Psychique, Dreesvn, and SP...
  • Zehra present a reissue of Apocalypse Across The Sky by The Master Musicians of Jajouka featuring Bachir Attar, originally released in 1992 Available on vinyl for the very first time Produced by Bill Laswell, remastered for vinyl by Helmut Erler at Dubplates & Mastering, Berlin No matter if you consider the Master...
  • Repressed; LP version Obi; includes four-page insert Wewantsounds present the first official release outside of Japan for The Mystery Kindaichi Band’s The Adventures of Kindaichi Kosuke, originally released in 1977 The “imaginary” soundtrack to the cult detective book series by writer Seishi Yokomizo is on many DJ...
  • WRWTFWW Records present the much-anticipated official reissue of Japanese duo Inoyamaland’s quintessential ambient/environmental/electronic album Danzindan-Pojidon, produced by Haruomi Hosono and originally released in 1983 on his Yen Records label Available outside of Japan for the first time, the new age classic comes as a...
  • Double LP version Tapete Records present a reissue of Zensur & Zensur by Germany’s first ever punk band Male, originally released in 1979 Includes 11 live tracks recorded at Markthalle Hamburg, June, 29 1979 “The Dusseldorf punk scene was without compare in the years 1977 to 1979 and Male were there in the thick of it,...
  • Arsivplak present a reissue of Matao with Atilla Engin’s Turkish Delight, originally released in 1979 It’s a Turkish jazz-funk delight! Some hard-hitting rhythm section blending into a prime example of the swingin’ sound of the cool influences of jazz, funk, and folk music, with a Turkish flavor Its fantastic funk jazz...
  • One of most popular jazz singers in Japan, Yasuko Agawa’s late ’80s release was originally released as a promo only It’s finally reissued here on 12″ with remastering by Kuniyuki Takahashi “Lowdown” is a house cover of Boz Scaggz It’s a Japanese house classic “You Bring The Sun Out” is a super mellow electric...
  • Magic Box present a reissue of Locomotive’s We Are Everything You See, originally released in 1969 Led by the legendary Norman Haines, Locomotive were one of Birmingham’s finest ’60s bands They had a 1968 hit with the ska-styled “Rudi’s In Love”, but by 1969 they had taken a more progressive direction Their sole...
  • Split release between ELEH and NYZ (David Burraston) Released alongside a full-length from NYZ via Important Records (IMPREC 453LP) ELEH: This side is possibly the artist’s most complicated electronic composition It navigates myriad timbral, tuning, and temporal processes while winding itself to completion It was...
  • Lose yourself in the circuitry of the original 1965 Buchla 100 with NYZ (Dave Burraston) as he utilizes Barbara Hero’s Lambdoma tuning theories to create two slow, deeply layered, subconscious, organic and meditative compositions NYZ’s split 12″ with ELEH (IMPREC 477LP) will be released at the same time as Millz Medz...
  • Originally released in 2014 Ikebe Shakedown’s powerful instrumental soul takes “big unison horns, slinky bass lines, tight little guitar licks—and blends them with tasty grooves culled from ’70s-style horn-driven funk (WNYC Soundcheck)” The Brooklyn-based collective is set to follow up their well-received...
  • At long bleedin’ last Peacefrog cough up a repress of Moodymann’s sophomore LP, Mahogany Brown [1998] for the legion house heads baying for an affordable mint copy A sort of sonic psychogeographic dispatch from late ‘90s Detroit, if you will, Mahogany Brown offers a unique, documentarian perspective on house music as it...
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