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  • Endless Happiness present a reissue of Kashmere Stage Band's Our Thing, originally self-released in 1969 Our Thing is the debut album of the performing Houston unit known as Kashmere Stage Band The Texas student band came together at the Kashmere High School and under the direction of musical director Conrad O Johnson, released a...
  •  “In 1980, Roland Young, a classically trained jazz clarinettist, was living in an apartment in Manhattan’s Kips Bay and making music in the studio he’d built in his bedroom, “so I could eat, take a shower, take a nap, wake up and go right into the studio, you know” He adds: “Then go out and party all night” Young...
  • Honey Pie Records present a reissue of Nathaniel Mayer's Going Back To The Village Of Love, originally released in 1963 American rhythm 'n' blues singer Nathaniel Mayer (1944-2008) is mostly remembered for his raw vocal timbre and for his particularly wild live act Originally released in 1963 on Detroit based label Fortune...
  • The world moves faster than ever these days, and even in the digital age, things can always be counted on to go in cycles Despite all of the advances in computer recording technology, home studios, and electronic instruments, there is a flourishing interest in analog recording techniques and in recreating the mood and sound of...
  • PPU's first long-play LP highlights some of the early beginnings of one of our favorite producers, UKU KUUT Written and recorded at UKU's home studio in Los Angeles and Stockholm between 1982 & 1989 Some tracks co-written with Maryn E Coote, famous jazz vocalist who had her beginnings in 1960s Soviet Union ''That's my MOM''...
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    After Just As I Am Music On Vinyl is proud to present the next gem of Bill Withers Still Bill It's rich, subtly layered music, but its best attribute is that it comes on easy, never sounding labored or overworked In fact, it takes several spins of the album to realize just how versatile Withers is on Still Bill, to hear how he...
  • serpentwithfeet is not only imagining, but exploring a world wherein Black love is paramount His new album, DEACON, is “a study rather than a story,” delving into Black, gay love and the tenderness present in the best companionships, romantic or otherwise “I originally approached this project wanting to make something that...
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    Edition on 180-gram audiophile vinyl Originally released in the fall of 1971 on Epic Records, this is the second album by Shuggie Otis The album contains the original version of 'Strawberry Letter 23', a 1977 hit for The Brothers...
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    Kelly Finnigan, the lead singer of Bay Area-based indie-soul auteurs Monophonics, has announced his debut solo album ‘The Tales People Tell,’ out April 26 on Colemine Records Over the course of the album’s 10 new, original songs, Kelly channels a multitude of influences that reflect a lifetime immersed in the music and...
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    Luv N’Haight presents Lost Soul; a comprehensive collection of material recorded by Geater Davis for the House Of Orange label The name of the album is an accurate description of the life and career of the legendary blues and soul singer who passed away at age 38 while on the verge of breaking through Geater Davis’ career...
  • Repress of her in-demand and sought after 10 track LP compilation with all her Selector Sound 7in output 180 gram pressing housed in heavyweight tip-on jacket Amidst much anticipation from collectors, record stores, DJ's and producers alike Gloria Ann Taylor's musical output on Selector Sound have been compiled and will be...
  • Bosq’s aptly titled third full-length effort Love & Resistance is a collection of songs that reflect a producer’s continuing emergence by diving deeper into his influences The strains of Afro and Latin flavors are interwoven and still heavily permeate but the underlying groove and rhythms have taken on a more modern,...
  • 2020 repress "A rollicking vocalist and gifted harmonica player, Syl Johnson has forged a career in both blues and soul The brother of bassist Mac Thompson and guitarist/vocalist Jimmy Johnson, Syl Johnson sang and played with blues artists Magic Sam, Billy Boy Arnold, and Junior Wells in the '50s before recording with Jimmy Reed...
  • In the late ‘80s, a wave of British musicians raised on ‘70s UK pop, Caribbean sound system culture, reggae, lovers rock and Motown/Philly soul music fell in love with synthesisers, drum machines and 8-track recorders The street soul generation had arrived Originally released as a white label 12” in 1989, ‘You’ve...
  • Dam-Funk swings back to his Garrett alias for a smoking 2nd ‘Private Life’ session on Music From Memory after the project debuted in 2017 Vibes for eons on this one, hustling pure dusky hues from his synths and coaxing some of his smoothest drum machine patterns across seven tracks of gilded deep soul bliss Listen up for...
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    "Garrett came from the inside of his own mind, from within a home recording studio somewhere on planet Earth The Private Life of creative awareness and the music captured here is the visceral offering to all outside Every one of us has a Private Life This is...
  • In 1985 a young musician named Moses Mafiri walked into EMI Studios in Johannesburg Working with Selwyn Shandel, then one of the label’s prolific in-house producers, the two tracks they recorded – ‘Fly Cherry Fly’ and ‘Hey! Hey! Hey!’ - reflect the range of international influences in South Africa’s burgeoning...
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    Backatcha Records presents Swave Villi Us, a collection of sixteen sought after independent soul cuts, recorded between 1971-1984 from across the US and beyond The album comes as a 2xLP, complete with extensive sleeve notes, featuring top-shelf rarities end-to-end Whilst soul 45 aficionados will be familiar with the titles,...
  • We can’t think of many artists that have had as diverse a career and who have been involved in as many different genres of music as Asha Puthli A musical pioneer who forged a path through 60's psych, free-jazz, pop, rock, disco, and more Asha's 1976 album 'The Devil Is Loose' is maybe her most well-known record Featuring the...
  • Sugar-dusted girl group confections concocted on impulse of three Staten Island girls who just wanted the attention of some high school boys This poly-vinyl pastry collects all the Candy And The Kisses soulful Scepter sides and some originally unissued bon-bons! The Scepter Sessions collects them all on LP for the first time,...
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    Fresh off of their 2020 offering Adult Themes, El Michels Affair is back with a new full-length release Titled Yeti Season, this newest album has everything we've come to expect from EMA’s patented cinematic style of instrumental soul music Where Adult Themes inspired a soundtrack to an imaginary film, Yeti Season brings us...
  • O’Jays road manager, Don King prison chauffeur, window washer, house painter, Ink Spot, Domino, engineer, label owner, guitorgan technician, and one-time steward of a coveted Jet Magazine delivery route, Lou Ragland is Cleveland’s Eastside success story Suffocated by Lake Erie’s nitrate-rich waters and the burning oil from a...
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    WE  ARE  WHO  WE  ARE (ORIGINAL  SERIES  SCORE) featuring music by producer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter and vocalist DEVONTÉ HYNES includes 12 score tracks written by Hynes for HBO®’s new  coming-of-age  drama  series, as well as four previously released instrumental tracks from acclaimed composers...
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    Brownswood bring you a brand new project, STR4TA, borne from a recorded improvised jam session recorded from a back shed in London just before lockdown with the finishing touches made remotely Inspired by the gritty DIY sounds of the cult 80s Brit Funk era, Strata, is about drawing out the imperfections to reveal the raw soul of...
  • After three years of waiting since her seminal Sister funk hit single 2 Kinds Of Men, Record Kicks finally presents Stop Look Listen the debut album from the new Oporto soul diva Marta Ren & The Groovelvets that will hit the streets 19 February 2016 Anticipated from the first single I'm Not A Regular Woman, which is getting...
  • Primarily based in Leeds, The Lewis Express is comprised of many of the musicians that have graced previous ATA releases: George Cooper, Piano (Abstract Orchestra) Neil Innes, Bass (The Sorcerers, The Magnificent Tape Band, Tony Burkill), Sam Hobbs, Drums (Dread Supreme, Tony Burkill, Matthew Bourne) and Pete Williams, Percussion...
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    The Afro Soul Prophecy is an atypical musical project, out of time and trends, as evidenced by a several years gestation that has finally ended with the release of “Heat in the City”, an album that includes all the songs ever recorded, some of which have already been published in 2017 on 7” (SC716, “Red Light District /...
  • “My dad loved people He was an activist for Black people, but also an activist for human rights I don’t care what color you are, my dad was kind to you He wanted the word ‘love’ out there: the self-love message, the world-love message Anything good he knew, he wanted to let everyone know about it” – Keesha...
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    The 1994 compilation featuring his Atlantic era hits such as What'd I Say, Pt 1 & 2, The Right Time, and I've Got a...
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    Sought-after disco / funk / boogie album from the US, 1978 – Hard cardboard sleeve + obi & resealable outer sleeve Mixed by Disco legend Joaquin J Lopes and featuring brothers John & Rocco Giamundo Mostly instrumental with superb arrangements (string, keys and even the Vako Ochestron on one track) and surprising...
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    3LP vinyl box set Soul Slabs Vol 2 is a collection of A-sides from the 7-inch catalog of Loveland Ohio's Colemine Records Specializing in heavy soul, funk, and R&B, Colemine prides itself on authenticity and an old school production style, while still making songs that seem fresh and are moving the genre of soul forward...
  • Twenty-eight years ago, pissed-off twelve-year-olds around the universe discovered a new planet, a Black Planet Public Enemy’s aggressive, Benihana beats and incendiary lyrics instilled fear among parents and teachers everywhere, even in the border town of Laredo, Texas, home of the future founders of the...
  • Exclusive to RSD 2020, Wick Records is pleased to bring you a collection of wigged-out winners sure to rock you deep into the inter-dimensional fray Dig on track after track of superior sounds: The fuzz-fueled freak-outs of The Mystery Lights, and Mark Sultan; the swirling, mind-altering melodies of Michael Rault; the troglodytic...
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    'Black Heat' is the eponymous debut studio album by American funk group Black Heat, released in 1972 The album is filled with hard-driving, meaningful songs that truly pack a groovy punch With each track Black Heat picks up the pace a little more, continuing on a breezy journey into a fusion of jazz, funk and latin Comes on 180...
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    Penza Penza is a project of Estonian composer Misha Panfilov 'Beware Of' is his debut album and presents ten tracks of...
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    This first ever re-release of William Stuckey's extremely rare southern soul LP When Brian Sears told me William was still with us and living locally I was shocked that nobody had spoken to him up till now Not only that but he still had the multitrack tapes at his house Unfortunately the tapes were in a bad way and needed some...
  • Menahan Street Band, a veritable supergroup of some of today's most prolific songwriters, arrangers, and producers return with this beat-forward, cinematic masterpiece If you have spent any time hanging out in bars, cafes, or casually tuning into NPR in the last 10 years you should be well versed in MSB's catalog Their unique...
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    The Chi-Lites’ third album, "(For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People”, finds the group tapping into the social consciousness movement of the early ‘70s, presumably influenced by contemporaries like Sly & the Family Stone and fellow Chicagoan Curtis Mayfield They had one of sweetest voices in soul music with Eugene...
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    From label owner Terry Cole, "It was on March 16, 2020 that we closed up our storefront as the reality of a worldwide pandemic began to spread across the Midwest We had no idea how it was going to impact our shop, our label, or the artists we represent We were all fortunate to have our family members stay safe and healthy;...
  • With a name as bold as Junglepussy and an artistry to match, Shayna McHayle is New York’s premier rap rule-breaker Honest, funny, and freaky, her rhymes span from the explicitly audacious to the tenderly relatable Her unfailingly confident flow accentuates her roots in Brooklyn (her parents are from Trinidad and Jamaica), and...
  • Curtis Mayfield was an American soul, rhythm and blues and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer He is highly regarded as a pioneer of funk and of politically conscious African-American Music He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played the guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, and...
  • Curtis Mayfield was an American soul, rhythm and blues and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer He is highly regarded as a pioneer of funk and of politically conscious African-American Music He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played the guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, and drums Released in 1971, Roots is in many ways...
  • Platinum “Best Of” that’s never been released on Vinyl Includes the Holiday favorite This Christmas as well as his famous duets with Roberta Flack The Closer I Get to You and Where Is The Love  This collection been the go-to for Donny Hathaway fans old and new for 30 years On Dark Purple...
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    A wonderful new album on Broc Recordz ‎from the maestro Janko Nilovic On 'Maze Of Sounds' Janko Nilovic is backed by the band The Soul Surfers Highly...
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    Having shown talent for playing guitar at a young age, Josi Ndlovu (Zimbabwe) started his first rock band “The Movers” (who were very popular within the local scene) in 1968 By the early 70s, Josi was already an acclaimed guitarist and a member of the revolutionary rock bands “Wells Fargo” and “Eye of Liberty” who...
  • Houston’s reputation for developing first-class jazz acts is well-established, as a stream of young players has been distinguishing themselves for decades…among those musicians and mentors who stood tallest, Bubbha Thomas was no exception (and a major key-player) in this long tradition of talent Before becoming an artist...
  • The fourth installment in the Future Bubblers album series Future Bubblers is an expansion of Gilles Peterson’s network and supported by Arts Council England, the talent discovery and artist development scheme focuses on developing unsigned talent and building audiences for new left-field music With support from PRS...
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    Eddie Chacon experienced proper, peak-nineties acclaim in the soul duo Charles and Eddie: they scored a global No 1 in 1992 with “Would I Lie To You,” appeared three times on Top of the Pops, and featured on soundtracks from True Romance to Super Mario Bros Their crooning style was clearly pop-ready, but undeniably reverent:...
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