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    Head West is a music album released in 1970 by the American band Head West, who were based in Paris, France The band are best known today for their vocalist / guitarist Bob Welch, who went on to join Fleetwood Mac in 1971 Since 1973, by which time Welch had become more well-known, the album was repackaged as more of a solo album,...
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    Welcome to the next chapter in the Too Slow To Disco universe! Our latest project takes us to an incredible group of Black artists and their soulful, funky takes on the smooth classics of those West Coast AOR/Yacht Laurel Canyon Hippies Two worlds, paying their debts and respects to each other, in a series of brilliant covers...
  • In 2017 Qur’an met Los Angeles producer and keyboardist Jesse Justice The two clicked and got to work quickly This freshman release from Qur’an is a culmination of personal growth and discovery, almost three years in the making Throughout, they explore their own musical limits by pushing themselves and each other, resulting in...
  • Twin Shadow, the fifth album under George Lewis’s musical moniker of Twin Shadow, brims with joy These ten songs are imbued with the same energy and curiosity that compels someone to first pick up an instrument and noodle around, not because they harbor aspirations to write a hit but rather for the thrill of hearing—and...
  • On Natura Morta, Sven Wunder is exploring art as a bridge between nature and the human ability to judge and observe in eleven musical compositions with brightly colored textures and an emphasis on vibrant melodies Throughout human history, we have depicted the world we live in through art By reworking what we see in the...
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    Curtis Mayfield was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and one of the most influential musicians in the soul genre and politically-conscience African American music He originally achieved success and recognition with the Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame-inducted group, The Impressions, and later worked as a solo...
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    A tasty slice of '70s and '80s Brazilian soul and funk, especially the one from the glorious '70s Soul and funk was taking shape all over the world in the 1970s Brazilians built on their own phenomenal music, combining it with influences of funk and soul music from abroad to create something uniquely Brazilian The...
  • Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, the mysterious steel pan outfit hailing from Hamburg, Germany have amassed a cult following around the globe With a slew of classic 7”s and two critically acclaimed full length albums, they set a high bar for themselves, one they clearly intend on pushing even higher with this new offering On their...
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    Mad About Records present a reissue of Kenny Mann with Liquid Pleasure's self-titled album, originally recorded and released in 1980 via a small local press in North Carolina The album became a modern soul holy grail The original press is always sold over 1000 USD Recorded and edited in 1980 in a small local press in North...
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    Free And Easy: the complete recordings of LA soul/funk maverick Edward “Apple” Nelson It’s been almost three years since funk drummer/soul singer/all-around enigma Edward “Apple” Nelson first came by our offices to sign the papers that authorized a career-wise introspective In the intervening years, the LA Weekly ran...
  • Following on from the success of ‘Greg Belson’s Divine Disco’ series Greg Belson and Cultures of Soul team up again to explore the world of Gospel Funk Belson is one of the world's leading collectors and DJs of gospel music You hold in your hands a collection of some of the rarest Gospel funk records from Belson’s amazing...
  • Gold-Diggers Sound is the new album from Leon Bridges This R&B collection is birthed from extended late nights at the Los Angeles, California studio of the same name The album celebrates Leon's immersive experience of creating music in the same East Hollywood room where he lived, worked and drank over the course of two years...
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    When Smoke Rises is the debut solo musical release from Toronto-based, poet, activist and songwriter Mustafa Written in the past 18 months after losing several friends to gun violence, the project is a cross-genre celebration of his friends and narrative vignettes from his community, Regent Park Mustafa describes his work as...
  • Vinyl reissue of the soul diva’s 1973 album for the Hi label 10 tracks, including her signature hit “I Can’t Stand the Rain” Produced by Willie MItchell with the Hi rhythm section laying the foundation for Mitchell’s tasteful horn and string...
  • Reissue of Jimmy Ruffin's fabulous 1969 album for Motown Jimmy remained in the shadow of other Motown singers such as Marvin Gaye and Stevie...
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    British-Trinidadian poet/musician/author Anthony Joseph’s latest album contains multitudes Operating as a dedication to poetic ancestors and a coming together of musical generations, The Rich are Only Defeated When Running for their Lives is also an almighty jam Recorded live last August, it shows off the prowess of a team of...
  • Record Kicks is proud to present “POST MOMENTUM”, the new EP by Italian cult combo Calibro 35 to be released on June 11th on digital platforms and on July 9th on limited edition 12” vinyl The extended-play comes 17 months after the acclaimed previous Calibro 35 album “MOMENTUM”, which – as the band stated:...
  • « Music for the Education of Children in Space » : the thought of human beings growing up in spaceships in a near future stimulated Guess What's wit and inventivity to elaborate this fun, weird and groovy LP Space-jazz, nursery rhymes, hip-hop beats, cosmic synthesizers, science or sports lessons – all participate to a curious...
  • Deep Blues EP Some Kinda Blues by the Mosquito Hawks is the fruit of a one-off early morning session in a practice room at the Seattle Drum School in 2010 featuring luminaries from the Seattle funk community including fiery guitar phenom Jabrille "Jimmy James" Williams of Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio renown, versatile drummer Jens...
  • We are proud to present the first full international release for another lost classic from the Black Fire Records archives, ‘Southern Energy’, the only album recorded by R’n’B and jazz collective Southern Energy Ensemble in 1977 “As Southern Energy, we played the chitlin circuit and ended up gigging most weekends at...
  • The Dap-Kings' electro-sax space warrior returns with a groove-heavy sequel to All My Relations, Vol II: Baca Sewa, an expressive, transcendental voyage through the archives of his indigenous roots and beyond Drawing on ancestral memories and family histories to wrap new flesh around the bones of history, this album is a bold,...
  • Artwork / sleeve by Jaffa the Unknown (designer at Numero) Northern Soul over from Detroit, Michigan Motor city from 60's labels such as D-Town, La Beat, Revilot, Wheelsville and other From top of the league northern belters to R&B stormers and beautiful down-tempo numbers, the listener is taken on a 20 track journey...
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    "Cake" was a New York band formed in 1973, following a line-up tweak and a change from their previous name "Mixed Company» (referring to the racially diverse personell) At Arabellum Studios in Colony, Albany, NY, the band recorded their only 7-inch single "Make Up Your Mind" / "Let Your Body Go» was released on Key Records in...
  • An internet image search of the Welsh countryside looks exactly like you might have pictured it The grassy knolls, grass-topped rooftops, horses and lambs on the green pasture, the winding roads; beauty that manages to dodge the cliché by a hundred miles When it comes to the instrumentals of Jeb Loy Nichols' album "Jeb Loy",...
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    “It was a black man in open, conscious resistance of the power that was trying to keep him enslaved—that was me…At last I had a chance to say what I believed in my deepest heart about politics, slavery, and about the genocide of Indians”—Eugene McDaniels a/k/a the left rev mc d talking about his album, Headless Heroes of...
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    “Any other singer can sing a love song and the audience will think about lovers lost and found When I sing a love song it is a metaphor for the yearning of a subjugated people to be free” Miriam Makeba’s ‘Keep Me In Mind’ was her last album for Reprise and reflected major changes in both her own personal life and...
  • The definitive edition of a 1977 classic, Plunky & Oneness Of Juju’s ‘Make A Change’ album featuring the international hit ‘Every Way But Loose’ and five previously unheard studio takes across an expanded 2lp release Recorded at Omega studios in Maryland, the album marked a transition for the band with lead vocalist...
  • Recorded during the thick of the Covid lockdown, Kevin, Tony, & Eric hunkered down in their studio and turned their energy inward With all live shows and future tours canceled, Brainstory had no other outlet besides their rehearsal space which had been converted into a makeshift studio Stepping up to the obstacles of the...
  • A compilation of the best and wildest recordings by Spanish flamenco-funk, -rock and -pop artist Dolores Vargas, aka 'The Earthquake' Fans of ao Ikettes-era Tina Turner will go crazy when they hear these tracks, originally issued during the first half of the '70s Info and rare photos are...
  • Pleasure For Music present reissue of Linda Jones's Let It Be Me, originally released in 1972 Born and rooted in the Newark Gospel scene, Linda Jones was a true and splendid soul sister active between 1963 and 1972 when she suddenly died too young of diabetes complications Her strong gospel-influenced vocal style shines through...
  • Etta James: The Montreux Years is released as part of a brand new Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG collection series “The Montreux Years” The collections will uncover legendary performances by the world’s most iconic artists alongside rare and never-before-released recordings from the festival’s rich 55-year history,...
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    ‘In 1977 Henry Stone invited Thomas Spann down to Florida Spann was founder and leader of The Brooklyn All Stars, one of the most celebrated gospel quartets in the US; Stone headed TK Records, the biggest independent record company in the world The All Stars' contract with Jewel Records just happened to be ending “He called me...
  • JOHNNY JENKINS' Ton-Ton Macoute! originally released in 1970, is a classic Southern cooked blues, rock, soul and country album The recording started life as a DUANE ALLMAN solo record which were then taken over and completed by Jenkins and crafted into this release with help from future ALLMAN BROTHERS members BERRY OAKLEY, JAIMOE...
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    Twice Grammy nominated, Melbourne-based group Hiatus Kaiyote returns to announce their new album Mood Valiant, out June 25th via Brainfeeder Records / Ninja Tune Comprised of Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield (guitar, vocals), Paul Bender (bass), Simon Mavin (keys), and Perrin Moss (drums), the new album is the follow up to their...
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    If Al Green is heads on the Hi Records coin, ANN PEEBLES is tails The signature female artist on the legendary Memphis soul and R&B label, Ann Peebles rocked the pre-disco '70s with songs of love, lost love, and love straight up taken Released in 1972, Straight From The Heart preceded by just two years Peebles' über-classic,...
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    Often it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly why certain records never made a commercial breakthrough, such as The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, given that the Muswell Hill band were already huge, and, while it is, nowadays, regarded as a sixties classic, the truth is that it tanked at the time With Nat Turner...
  • 33 years ago today, Ray Charles was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which would seem to be the perfect time to spotlight some of his most rockin’ hits Instead, however, we’re going to play the contrarian and take a few paragraphs to remind you about an album he did in the midst of his early success that was...
  • Named for one of the many mantras that the Jagjaguwar label has used over the years, ‘This Is A Mindfulness Drill’ is the second of the label’s four ‘JAG25’ releases they’re putting out in 2021 to mark their twenty-fifth anniversary Like ‘Dilate Your Heart’, it's an ongoing collaboration between artists on their...
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    Over 2 decades since his last compilation on BBE Music, Jasper The Vinyl Junkie returns to the label with ‘Vinyl Junkie Thangs’ a bumper collection of effortlessly cool, eclectic grooves for heads and feet Vinyl collector, DJ and music writer, Jasper The Vinyl Junkie has been with BBE since the very beginning, curating our...
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    Following a limited 7” vinyl release of SunPalace edits in 2020, BBE Music finally delivers the full-length versions of Moodymann and Kenny Dope’s ‘Rude Movements’ remixes, alongside brand new interpretations by François K, Frankie Feliciano and OPOLOPO, plus a special edit by Phil Asher François Kevorkian needs no...
  • Rare Pleasure is Mndsgn's third album to be released on Stones Throw Records Following 2016's Body Wash, this album truly shows the artist's evolution from his roots as a heralded beatmaker to vocalist, songwriter and arranger Though he began writing for the album in 2018, the final recordings took just a week in studio with the...
  • ‘Yemaya’ is the long-awaited new album and Tru Thoughts debut from future soul and electronica duo Anushka Released on 25th June 'Yemaya' is available on limited edition transparent numbered double vinyl, CD and digital Victoria Port and Max Wheeler have spent the past few years letting go of expectations and settling into...
  • Pharaway Sounds present the first ever vinyl reissue of Amanita's Sol Y Sombra, a German private press from 1978 Produced and recorded by the group and only sold at local shops and venues Excellent and perfectly executed Latin-funk/jazz-fusion with heavy Brazilian vibes Heavy Latin percussion/congas/berimbau, electric guitar, sax,...
  • Original 3LP compilation of American Soul This is the 7th Volume in this series From Cairo: “A triple LP with 28 page full color liner notes and a gold foil printed cover 36 beautiful soul songs Records 1 and 2 are pretty intense but it lightens up on record 3 and lets you breathe Life is short, so you might as well feel...

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