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    Third installment of one of the most stunningly good compilations we've ever encountered Glorious American soul music, both ballads and rockers; in gold-foiled sleeves, with twelve pages of notes Mississippi about its new imprint Cairo: ‘It’s just the deepest soul music It’s not all obscurities either- there’s some...
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    Remastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from the original analog tapes 180-gram 45 RPM double LP plated and pressed at Quality Record Pressings! Tip-on gatefold jacket from Stoughton Printing Otis Redding's third album presents his talent unfettered, his direction clear and his confidence emboldened, with fully half the...
  • Double LP version An hour of finely crafted grooves where cosmic atmospheres meet late night bangers While on a break due to a certain pandemic, L'Eclair threw itself in the making of a new album Until that point recording sessions were usually really short Former albums were made in only a few days and recorded mostly live on...
  • 2022 repress Be With Records present a reissue of Willie Hutch's Soul Portrait, originally released in 1969 Soul Portrait is a slice of Southern-fried soul, a blend of beat ballads and dancers Increasingly rare, this reissue is most welcome and showcases the early work of a soul legend Officially licensed and remastered by Simon...
  • 2022 repress Be With Records present a reissue of Willie Hutch's Season For Love, originally released in 1970 A monumental force firmly rooted in the soul canon, Willie Hutch is most notable for recording two of the best Blaxploitation soundtracks, The Mack and Foxy Brown Yet his legacy is much greater Outside of Marvin Gaye,...
  • In 1970, while the United States was recovering from the tumultuous unrest of the sixties and Southern segregationist George Wallace was between bids for the presidency, a young black preacher and an aging hillbilly bandleader struck up a friendship in a coffee shop in downtown Memphis For the next decade and a half, record...
  • In 1970, while the United States was recovering from the tumultuous unrest of the sixties and Southern segregationist George Wallace was between bids for the presidency, a young black preacher and an aging hillbilly bandleader struck up a friendship in a coffee shop in downtown Memphis For the next decade and a half, record...
  • 2021 restock "Hey Jude is the classic 1969 release by Wilson Pickett cut with the Muscle Shoals session crew while Duane Allman added his intense, bluesy guitar to the mix This album of hard southern soul features Pickett in top form with his powerful vocals featured on soul tunes such as 'A Man and a Half' and 'Toe Hold'...
  • Our second LP this month is an unreleased magical modern soul LP from the band Coast To Coast, the full story below by band leader Mark Beiner I met Ben iverson in 1976 when I was 17 years old I was a junior at Newtown High School in Elmhurst, Queens At that time, I took a part time job as a Produce Clerk at Walbaum’s...
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    Record Kicks drops "Solid Ground," the explosive debut album from US soul veterans, The Grease Traps Recorded between Fifty Filth Studio in Oakland and Kelly Finnigan's Transistor Sound in San Francisco and mixed by Kevin O'Dea and Orgone producer Sergio Rios, Record Kicks is proud to finally present "Solid Ground," the...
  • 2021 restock Double LP version Marina Records proudly presents The In-Kraut -- twenty handpicked soul, beat, now sound, mod and soundtrack gems from Germany -- all recorded between 1966 and...
  • Double LP version Z Records continues its commitment to unearthing the obscure and long forgotten tracks from the last 40 years through the ever-popular Under The Influence series It's now the turn of one of the scene's most impressive collectors; Alena Arpels Now in its tenth year, Z Records' Under The Influence series gives a...
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    Mad About Records present a reissue of Syndicate's Conveyance, originally released in 1977 A Latin/funk/soul holy grail In Summer 1977, Syndicate band from Las Cruces, New Mexico, recorded and released the album Conveyance It is the only recording the band ever released Super rare Latin funk album from New Mexico with a killer...
  • In March 2020, both Nichol Thomson and Shawn Lee found themselves at home without a live gig in site Lee called up Thomson and said: "Now is the perfect time to make our smooth jazz trombone album"! Nichol laughed but Shawn well, didn't! The pandemic was prime time to get smooth and jazzy! The two had already been working...
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    Mocambo Records is proud to present an official reissue of this uberrare piece of German psychedelic soul! Susan Avilés' epic 'Eine schöne Welt' from 1970 is one of the toughest 45s to get hold of With its dope wah-drumbreak-intro, lush orchestration and powerful vocal performance, the tune has deservedly turned from an obscure...
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    Gris-Gris is the debut album by Dr John Produced by Harold Battiste, it was released on Atco Records in 1968 The musical style of Gris-Gris is a hybrid of New Orleans rhythm and blues and psychedelic...
  • This album features jams on homemade percussion instruments by six 11- and 12-year-old African American boys living in New York City public housing, about 1955 These young, untrained musicians improvise the tunes and tales of their upbringing on this rhythmic release and draw inspiration from family folk traditions and popular...
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    The first instalment in our new ‘Mr Bongo Record Club’ compilation series – a selection of favourites, recent discoveries and sought after obscurities, which form the basis of our DJ sets and our radio show of the same name Including cuts by Claudia, Cortex, Dave Pike Set, Fruko, Neno Exporta Som, Connie Laverne, Barbosa and...
  • This instalment follows on from our acclaimed ‘Volume One’ – Lauren Laverne’s ‘Compilation Of The Week’, supported by the likes of Disclosure, Horsemeat Disco, Hunee and Laurent Garnier ‘Volume Two’ picks up where the last one left off — with a touch more soul and disco — records we’ve been spinning in our DJ...
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    Volume Three in the Mr Bongo Record club series Another showcase of recent vinyl finds and favourites from our DJ sets and radio shows This is an extra special one however, as it lands in 2019, the year that we celebrate 30 years since it all began way back in 1989 Compiled by David Buttle and Gareth Stephens, assisted by Graham...
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    After hitting hard in the soul circles with his deep Timmion debut single "I Can't Love You No More" and following it with "This Is What Love Looks Like", Carlton Jumel Smith is back at it with an album full of contemporary soul gold The material mined here is none other than the vintage groove troves of classic 1970's r&b,...
  • 80’s Philly soul/disco quartet “Touch Of Class” Their 3rd album was produced by John Davis and has been praised by many soul fans as a masterpiece Their “Anything / Love Means Everything” sold out right away 7-inch when released last Autumn, so P-VINE reissued this finest album again! OBI strip is...
  • After the success of her recent releases JLamotta (165K monthly listeners on Spotify and more than 10M cumulative streams) is clearly becoming an international name She keeps this prolific momentum alive with “Searching Skies”, the collaborative album with Tokyo-based producer-mastermind BudaMunk, marking Lamotta’s fourth,...
  • Simply calling Curtis Harding a soul man feels reductive Harding's voice conveys pain, pleasure, longing, tenderness, sadness and strength-a full gamut of emotions Today his voice takes on an optimistic lilt with his his new album, If Words Were Flowers If Words Were Flowers is Harding's first new music since 2018, a follow up to...
  • Live from Blackalachia is a live album and movie composed of dynamic band arrangements from Moses Sumney's first 2 albums It was recorded in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the summer of 2020, on a stage built on a hill nestled within a 72-acre ranch In January 2020, Moses Sumney and band gathered in Western North Carolina to design...
  • Freestyle Records in association with Rare Sounds USA present a stellar repress of Speedometer's 2003 debut LP This Is Speedometer Originally released on Clive Johnson's Blow It Hard, started after the demise of the well-loved weekly Soho club night of the same name and home to the New Mastersounds first releases alongside choice...
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    During Tony Allen's Black Voices US tour (Spring 2000), Doctor L and the members of Afrobeat 2000 band get the idea of making a collective album all together, co-writing both songs and music and creating a new spectrum that reflects their different musical and spiritual attitude Partly recorded on Doctor L's G3 on the bus during...
  • Fourth installment in James Brown's singles collections series A new great chapter covering a crucial two-year time period in Brown's career A breathtaking selection featuring 16 immortal hits, including "Lost Someone", "Night Train" and "Prisoner of Love" among...
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    Third album from the legendary Cymande 180 gram vinyl, mastered from original tapes, replica original artwork, official Mr Bongo reissue Licensed from John Schroeder...
  • The incredible second album from the legendary Cymande 180 gram vinyl, mastered from original tapes, replica original artwork, official Mr Bongo reissue Licensed from John Schroeder...
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    After more than a decade of heating up dancefloors at over 600 festivals and stages in 34 countries and 6 released albums, the nine-headed instrumental collective Jungle by Night melted their years of passion, friendship, and influences from krautrock, dance, jazz and techno together into a new analogue composition Jungle by...
  • If you're looking for a top-notch introduction to the collaborative work of pioneering poet/spoken word vocalist/singer Gil Scott-Heron and musician/producer Brian Jackson, we'd suggest taking a serious look at Anthology: Messages Originally released in 2005, it contains most of the pair's most celebrated soul/jazz fusion works -...
  • Seattle-born preacher's son Luther James Rabb played sax with Jimi Hendrix in the Velvetones and after forming popular horns-based rock act Ballin' Jack, moved to Los Angeles, where soul harmony trio West Coast Revival was born Early singles for United Artists were produced by Howard Scott and Lonnie Jordan of War, and their sole...
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    The 'American Boogie Down' finally makes it on vinyl To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the groundbreaking compilation by Jerome Derradji & Rob Sevier, Past Due Records, the reissue division of Still Music is finally releasing this selection or rare and lost boogie funk and disco from the Midwest and...
  • The Mighty Soulmates is a towering early '90s project from the legitimate super group of André Cymone (bass player with Prince), St Paul Peterson (keyboard player in The Time and lead singer in Prince's group The Family), Mic Murphy (of Sass and The System fame) and Gardner Cole (writer, producer and musician probably best known...
  • What does it mean to be a Black woman poet in America writing for liberation “I am black alive looking back at you” June Jordan so masterfully said and it speaks volumes to what so many Black women poets in the 70’s and 80’s did for the culture of poetry, speaking volumes to the legacies they built that we can stand on...
  • Nikki Giovanni is bold, honest and unrelenting in her poetic performance She is a poet whose knowledge and sensitivities run deep and are tied to this world Nikki takes us on a journey and it is beautiful and honest We are blessed to experience and learn from this magnificent body of work – Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother...
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    If your circle of friends includes any guitar players, take this little test Ask them if they are familiar with Eddie Hazel's Game, Dames and Guitar Thangs Chances are their eyes will widen, followed by an exclamation something like 'I thought I was the only one who knew about that record!' Indeed, knowledge of this relatively...
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    With Darondo’s passing, the world truly lost a singular and unique talent His “Let My People Go” album has now reached “legendary” status with tracks featured on numerous A-list shows such as Breaking Bad and CSI, gaining legions of new fans in addition to the Soul afficionados who already knew of Darondo’s music A...
  • Four years in the works, "Strange World" is a compilation of cosmic and earthly doo-wop and R&B from Jamaica and America The songs are mostly sparse, beautiful and spacey Features unreleased demos and hard to find songs found only on 45s from the 1950's The liner notes feature unseen photos deeply cosmic art A double LP...
  • Soul … New project by Jake Ferguson, the co-founder and bass player for the UK’s foundational deep jazz outfit the Heliocentrics The Architecture of Oppression Part 1 represents Ferguson’s debut as a bandleader and orchestrator, and manifests as a committed and soulful response to ongoing and systemic anti-black racism,...
  • Limited pressing of Have You Heard This Story, the 1974 album by Swamp Dogg Includes an insert with lyrics and photos Features Swamp Dogg's original liner notes as well as brand new...
  • Nathaniel Rateliff once again demonstrates that he is a writer and performer of the highest order The 3rd album from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats showcases his unique observations of our world's ongoing struggle in learning how to better understand each other The Future was produced by Brad Cook and RMB which is...
  • El Michels Affair follows up the massive success of their full length Yeti Season with The Abominable EP A collection of unreleased tracks, alternate takes, and instrumentals from the Yeti Season recording sessions EMA’s blending their signature cinematic soul sound with influences from Turkish Funk and the grittiest of...
  • War’s Greatest Hits 20 is the definitive best of WAR and the perfect expansion of the 1976 Greatest Hits album Featuring selections from the band’s origin backing Eric Burdon to hitmakers on their own, this collection captures highlights from 50 years of the “original street band” The songs showcase the band’s...
  • After enjoying playing the “classics” of Mulatu Astatke or Girma Bèyènè, the group offers us nine new songs Original compositions where we find the melodies and rhythms of the Ethiopian music of “Swinging Addis” mixed with their kraütrock influences, psychedelic music and afro jazz An atmosphere of trance on bewitching...
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    As a Verve Remixed project, with Y’all Don’t (Really) Care About Black Women, Melanie Charles set out to take this group of songs and breathe new energy into them Melanie was immediately drawn to the rapturous voices of Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughn who inspired her to record arrangements of “God Bless the Child” and...
  • Modulor and Octave Lab announce the first official reissue of Kellee Patterson's Kellee LP Recorded in 1976, Kellee is the second album for the amazing lady soul singer after her debut album Maiden Voyage released on Black Jazz Records Produced by Gene Russell, who produced Maiden Voyage, this album includes some great soul and...

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