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Mighty Like A Rose
Warner, 1991. Very Good
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Rico, 1972. Very Good+
Chaparro's The Godfather on the cover of this cool early 70s set – adding in a heavy cover image to back up the record's tight salsa groove! Chaparro was never as much of a bad boy or gangster as Willie Colon, but his group here romps along in similar territory – with Chaparro's ... LP, Vinyl record album (Latin)
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Motown/Hip-O Select, 1970. Used
A great early solo set from Diana Ross – a record that still has some great echoes of her work with The Supremes, but an even bolder frontline approach on vocals! Most tracks here still have other female voices backing Ross up – some un-credited Supremes-esque vocals that really help ... CD (Soul)
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Saravah (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. Used
A beautiful celebration of the legendary Saravah label – and one that features a host of rare titles and previously unreleased tracks! As we've come to expect from Saravah, the work here isn't just underground French pop – but a titles from a wide range of styles, including jazz, ... CD (French)
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Streetnoise (UK pressing)
Atlantic/Castle (UK), 1969. Used
Some great funky grooves by this legendary British ensemble – featuring excellent keyboard work by Brian Auger, recorded during the period when he was really beginning to stretch out a bit, and hit a much more open-ended kind of sound. Julie Driscoll is still on vocals, singing in her raw ... CD (Vocalists)
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Elektra/Rhino, 1973. Used
An enchantingly warm yet mysterious set composed, arranged, conducted and sung by Judee Sill – the second of her 2 rare bits of folk rock gems Asylum in the early 70s – with a richer, country folk sound that's rife with Judee's soaring vocals and eerily spiritual tunes! The tunes meld ... CD (Rock)
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Romantica
Motema, 2014. Used
A very groovy vocal set from singer Catherina Zapponi – an artist who sings in French and Italian throughout, with small combo backing that's almost in a Paris 30s mode! The group features great guitar from Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, and Yotam Silberstein – who often evoke a ... CD (Vocalists)
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Free Souls
Schema (Italy), 2014. Used
A brilliantly soulful set from Nicola Conte – a record that's got all the tight jazzy instrumentation we love in his other records, but one that's also got some wonderful vocal work as well! Singers are a perfectly-chosen batch of the best of the underground – and include Jose James, ... CD (New Grooves)
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Inspiration Live
Albore Jazz (Japan), 2014. Used
Brilliant work from saxophonist Max Ionata – one of our favorite musicians on the Italian scene in recent years – and a player who does a wonderful job of mixing the contemporary with the classic! The album's steeped in older hardbop modes – especially when Max is on tenor – ... CD (Jazz)
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Broadcasting From Home
EG, 1984. Sealed
Beautiful sounds from this instrumental group – with the sublime "Music For A Found Harmonium", plus "In The Back Of A Taxi", "More Milk", "Isle Of View", and "Another One From The Colonies". LP, Vinyl record album (Rock)
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Nacional, 2014. New Copy
A heady sound from Jungle Fire – a group who seem to be equal parts 70s Afro Funk and Latin – with percussion that rivals the best of the latter, and horns and guitar that match the best of the former! The group's got a super-sharp approach, but one that's never slick or commercial ... LP, Vinyl record album (Deep Funk)
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Atlantic/Virgin (UK), 1974. Used CD & DVD
One of the heaviest early King Crimson albums – a set that really has the group taking off even more than before – pushing the needles way into the red with their own sort of sonic intensity! The group's a trio this time around – with the legendary Robert Fripp on guitar, really ... CD (Rock)
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Designer/Big Legal Mess, 1960s. New Copy 4CD
A tremendous legacy in gospel music during the 60s – a crucially important indie from the Memphis scene – and one who recorded really great groups from around the country! Designer were helping shape the sound of modern gospel at the same time as Chess, Savoy, and some of the bigger ... CD (Gospel)
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Nonesuch, 2014. New Copy
Three different pieces by the great Steve Reich – including one world premiere! The title of the CD refers to the longest work here – "Radio Rewrite", a compelling composition based around themes from the music of Radiohead – which are then really abstracted by Reich, ... CD (Out Sound)
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Plectrumelectrum
Warner, 2014. New Copy
One of a pair of Prince records released on the same day – and this one that finds him in a lean, hard-hitting funk rock mode that we always love from him – and deservedly sharing credit with his 3rdeyegirl group. It's honestly a lot of fun to hear Prince having this much fun himself, ... CD (Soul)
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Warner, 2014. New Copy
The more stylistically sprawling of the 2 albums Prince released upon returning to Warner Brothers in 2014 – nicely recalling some of his better later 80s and early 90s material, post-Sign O The Times craft – but still moving forward, as opposed to reliving past glories! Art Official ... CD (Soul)
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Two Boys
Nonesuch, 2014. New Copy 2CD
A stunning contemporary opera, based on a true story about the stabbing of a young boy in the UK – rife with interwoven strands of reality and online communication – which are deftly conveyed in the music and vocals! At some level, the piece echoes the best contemporary work by ... CD (Out Sound)
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Dwitza/Tummy Touch, 2013. New Copy
Tremendous work from Ed Motta – a record that not only lives up to all the promise we've found in his music over the years – but which also goes way way beyond, and really knocks it out of the park! The title here is no lie, as Ed's a huge fan of AOR modes from the 70s – ... CD (Neo Soul)
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Valentine's Day
Tzadik, 2014. New Copy
Some of the most blistering music we've heard from John Zorn in years – a frenetic blend of guitar, bass, and drums – served up with the intensity of the early years of Naked City! Zorn's not playing on the record – but composed the work and directed it – while still ... CD (Jazz)
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Biscoito Fino/DRG, 2011. New Copy
Maria Bethania's one of those artists who just seems to get better and better with time – already mature in her youth, and tremendously powerful in these later years – working with a depth of feeling that few of her contemporaries can match! And yet through it all, Bethania's also very ... CD (Brazil)
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Shanachie, 1979. New Copy
Righteous sounds from Willi Williams – a highly conscious set of roots reggae recorded at the end of the 70s – filled with powerful politics, but delivered in a laidback and very dubby style! Many of the rhythms come from Sly & Robbie – and have this stepping vibe that really ... CD (Reggae)
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Atlantic/Tummy Touch, Early 80s. New Copy 2CD
Fantastic funky soul from Steve Arrington – the drummer who got his start in Slave, then really exploded on his own with a host of great records in the 80s! This batch of tracks is from those key initial solo years – and the set not only features all the key cuts that Steve recorded ... CD (Soul)
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Brooklyn Rider Almanac
Mercury, 2014. New Copy
One of the freshest string quartets we've heard in years – a group of young musicians with roots in many different styles, coming together in a really evocative way – and with a sound that's free from any gimmicks or tricks! In the years since Kronos, there's been lots of messing with ... CD (Out Sound)
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Blue Note, 1962. New Copy (reissue)
Where it's at with Stanley Turrentine – circa 1962 – a time when the tenorist was really hitting on all burners, and turning out some tremendous work for Blue Note! The album's got Stan working with a special guest – a rare Blue Note appearance from pianist Les McCann, who's also ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Blue Note, 1962. New Copy
Moody genius from Freddie Hubbard – one that features a unique group with McCoy Tyner on piano, Wayne Shorter on tenor, and Bernard McKinney on euphonium – a tuba-like instrument that gives the album a nicely shadowy sound! McKinney's probably better known for his 70s work with the ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Blue Note, 1960. New Copy (reissue)
One of the greatest albums ever by pianist Kenny Drew – a record that's as noteworthy for the contributions of the sidemen as it is for the efforts of the leader! Drew's a player who often worked mostly in trio formats – but here, he's hitting hard with a righteous Blue Note power ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Blue Note, 1958. New Copy (reissue)
One of the most legendary albums on Blue Note – or maybe THE most legendary albums on Blue Note – a stunning session that shows what the label was capable of when it was really hitting on all burners – from the lineup to the music to the production – and even the classic ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Ultra Lounge/Capitol, 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Groovy Christmas! This set's got 18 loungey and jazzy tunes plucked from the vaults of Capitol/EMI and related labels – plus a few even groovier "surprise bonus tracks"! The whole thing's very much in the hipster Ultra Lounge style – and tracks include "Jingle Bell ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Motown, 2014. New Copy
Not the usual Motown Christmas set you might imagine – as the record features new material, not old Holiday soul classics – and many of the numbers are special duets recorded just for this project! The set list is impressive – way better than we were expecting – and ... CD
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Sounds From The Thievery Hi Fi
Eighteenth Street Lounge, 1996/1999. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
A groundbreaking mix of tunes – early work by Thievery Corp, one of the best remix/producer teams of the past 10 years! The Thieves have a huge bag of influences to dip into – one that includes bossa grooves, easy melodies, and 70s electric funk, nearly all of which seem to come into ... LP, Vinyl record album (New Grooves)
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Richest Man In Babylon
ESL, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
The deepest album to date from Thievery Corporation – one that has them really expanding their palette, going beyond retro groovers into a set of future soundscapes, soulful vocal numbers, and beyond! Nearly every track on the set features a vocalist, and the album slides together nicely ... LP, Vinyl record album (New Grooves)
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Mirror Conspiracy
Eighteenth Street Lounge, 2000. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Downtempo? Loungey? Loungetempo? The Thievery team have a great talent for blending old inspirations into new grooves – grooves so slow and slinky and sexy that you won't be afraid show your retro cool roots! A range of easy and bossa and soundtrack and jazz elements collide with ease ... LP, Vinyl record album (New Grooves)
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Big Brother/Universal, 1995. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A standout album from Oasis – the set that forever put them on the map, thanks to the great "Wonderwall" – and a record that also incudes "She's Electric", "Some Might Say", "Morning Glory", "Champagne Supernova", "Roll With It" ... LP, Vinyl record album (Rock)
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Charlie Haden/Jim Hall
Blue Note/Impulse, 1990. New Copy
Beautiful duets between guitarist Jim Hall and bassist Charlie Haden – recorded here in a previously-unissued live date from 1990 – with sublime sound throughout! Both players really open up when given the right sort of space – and find wonderful harmony together here – ... CD (Jazz)
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Rough Guide, Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD
Disco music was alive and well in Indian cinema during the 80s – thanks to the style's great fit for the big numbers in Bollywood films! And although the title here might make you think that Indian movies grabbed up the New York trends of a few years before, the overall sound is more a later ... CD (Global Grooves)
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Knitting Factory, 1970s. New Copy 7LP (reissue)
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A stunning set of work from the legendary Fela Kuti – seven full albums, served up in an ultra-limited box set – all hand-chosen by the equally legendary Brian Eno! Eno was a key supporter of Afro Funk in the 70s, and it's no surprise that just about every record here is one of Fela's ... LP, Vinyl record album (Global Grooves)
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Atlantic/Real Gone, Late 60s. New Copy
The first-ever set to bring together all of Barbara Lynn's records for Atlantic – including her full album, a host of rare singles, and even one previously unissued track! Lynn's a real standout in 60s soul music – a singer with a style that's as deep and personal as any of the best ... CD (Soul)
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Life Goes On (plus bonus tracks)
RCA/Real Gone, 1976. New Copy
Life goes on for Faith, Hope, & Charity – and goes on pretty darn strongly, too – thanks to some wonderful work from the great Van McCoy, served up at a level that really goes beyond his stock sound of the time! The group's blend of one male and two female singers really works well ... CD (Soul)
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Phase 2/Brand New Day
Cotillion/Real Gone, 1982/1983. New Copy
A pair of later albums from the great Ronnie Dyson – both of which show him moving strongly well into the 80s! The first set is a self-stated Phase 2 in Ronnie Dyson's career – one that has him moving with a bit more confidence than before, and nicely maturing into a sweet 80s sort of ... CD (Soul)
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RCA/FTG, 1980/1983. New Copy
A killer double-header – two early 80s classics from the great Michael Wycoff! Come To My World is a beautiful set from Michael Wycoff – a perfect example of the kind of sophisticated groove he had right from the start of his legendary run on RCA – the kind of vibe that maybe ... CD (Soul)
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Destiny/FTG, 1984/1985. New Copy
A pair of lost 80s sets from Skool Boyz – brought together on a single CD! The self-titled Skool Boyz is a lot better than you might guess from the dated 80s spelling of the group – a surprisingly tight little trio, bouncing along with lots of riffing rhythms and sweet keyboard lines, ... CD (Soul)
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Columbia/FTG, 1981. New Copy
skooA wonderful treasure from the early 80s soul scene – the first album from Champaign, and an instant winner right from the start! The group may not have been one of the bigger names of their time, but they really won a lot of favor with soul listeners over the years – and this album' ... CD (Soul)
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Def Jam, Mid 80s/1990s/2000s/Mid 2010s. New Copy 3 CDs
One of the coolest looking box sets we've ever stocked! It's a massive overview of the first 3 decades of classic Def Jam – covering a lot of stylistic territory traveled by the hip hop empire founded by Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin back in the day – with a loads benchmark material ... CD (Hip Hop)
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Beautiful Struggle
Rawkus/Interscope, 2004. New Copy 2LPs (reissue)
Talib returns with another very strong full length set – lyrics blazing like wildfire, enveloped by beats by Dave West, Kanye, the Neptunes, Hi Tek, Just Blaze and others! Kweli has assembled a laundry list of capital names to man the boards on these tracks, but the producers collectively ... LP, Vinyl record album (Hip Hop)
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Reflection Eternal
Rawkus/Universal, 2000. New Copy 2LP (reissue)
Brilliant early work from Talib Kweli – who pretty much cemented his repuation as one the greatest MCs of his generation around this time – and it's tight as ever! We thought Black Star never outta separate way back then, but onn this burning set of dope joints, we all found out Talib ... LP, Vinyl record album (Hip Hop)
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MCA, 2002. New Copy 2LP (reissue)
Talib Kweli delivers the goods here on one of his best ever solo efforts – with thoughtful rhymes over tight, snappin' beats, and more than just a touch of soul to keep things nice! Guest appearances from Bilal, Black Thought, Mos Def, the Cocoa Brovaz, Pharoah Monche and Mos Def alongside ... LP, Vinyl record album (Hip Hop)
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Apple, 1968. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
The Beatles at their late best – on a self-titled set that's been long immortalized as The White Album! The White Album capped offed a period of intense creativity for the band, with a double set that's as freewheeling as anything they'd ever release. It's got raw rockers with wry lyricism, ... LP, Vinyl record album (Rock)
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Apple/EMI, 1966. New Copy (reissue)
Maybe our favorite Beatles album ever – a key set that bridges the catchiness of the early years and the sharper ideas of later albums – with a slightly sinister undercurrent that really keeps things fresh! The album's got some great early psych in spots, offset with wonderfully mature ... LP, Vinyl record album (Rock)
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Parlophone/Apple, 1963. New Copy (reissue)
An overstuffed album of early greatness – served up with a classic image of the Fab Four on the cover! The tunes are a mix of Lennon/McCartney originals and American soul and rock numbers that are reinterpreted wonderfully by the group – in ways that perfectly show why, unlike most of ... LP, Vinyl record album (Rock)
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EMI/Apple, 1964. New Copy (reissue)
Quite different than the original US release of this classic soundtrack – as this UK lineup features a lot more songs – a side one's worth of gems from the film, and side two featuring additional new tracks from Lennon & McCartney! Movie tunes include "If I Fell", "Ha ... LP, Vinyl record album (Rock)
 



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