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Baker BrothersTime To Testify ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2011. New Copy .... $16.99
The seventh album from prolific modern funky soul gurus The Baker Brothers – a tight, thunderous mix of vocals and instrumentals that range from rawly raucous numbers to sly little groovers! The group really is a well oiled engine at this point – after a good decade or so of activity. ... read more CD

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BallantynesLiquor Store Gun Store Pawn Shop Church EP (with download) ... 12-inch
La Ti Da (Canada), 2013. New Copy (pic cover).... $10.99
Romping grooves that do a great job of blending 60s mod styles with both soul and garage undercurrents – all in a style that reminds us of some lost London combo from many years back! The Ballantynes are contemporary, but they mix up tight drums and fuzzy guitars at a level that's somewhere ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes bonus download too!)

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Bombay RoyalePhone Baje Na – Remix EP ... 12-inch
Hope Street (Australia), 2013. New Copy (pic cover).... $12.99
A nice remix EP of a standout cut from Bollywood funk, soul and disco lovin' Aussie combo Bombay Royal! The original version of "Phone Baje Na" is a bass heavy, nicely percussion tune that blends vintage Bollywood soundtrack styled grooves with hypnotic female and male harmony vocals ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes download.)

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Charles BradleyNo Time For Dreaming (plus download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2011. New Copy .... $13.99 15.98
Gritty, powerful raw soul from Charles Bradley – the full length debut from the 62-year-old Brooklyn singer – backed perfectly by The Menahan Street Band! It's incredible, a record that sounds just as rawly emotional and impeccably soulful in 2011 as it would have in 1971 – much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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Charles BradleyVictim Of Love ... CD
Dunham/Daptone, 2013. New Copy .... $12.99 13.99
Damn amazing work from Charles Bradley – an instant soul classic for all generations, as you'll hear from the very first note! Not only are Bradley's vocals incredible – the kind of once-in-a-long-time approach he brought to his debut – but the backings and production are ... read more CD
Also available Victim Of Love (with bonus download) ... LP 13.99

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Charles BradleyVictim Of Love (with bonus download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2013. New Copy .... $13.99 15.99
Damn amazing work from Charles Bradley – an instant soul classic for all generations, as you'll hear from the very first note! Not only are Bradley's vocals incredible – the kind of once-in-a-long-time approach he brought to his debut – but the backings and production are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes free download.)
Also available Victim Of Love ... CD 12.99

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Broken Brass EnsembleBroken Brass Ensemble ... CD
Bambeats (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy .... $16.99
The brass here is hardly broken at all – given the tight funky feel of the whole record! The group have this really romping approach to brass band material – a bounce that's a bit different than a Nola mode, with two trumpets, two trombones, sousaphone, alto, and tenor all quick-steppin ... read more CD

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JC Brooks & The Uptown SoundHowl ... CD
Bloodshot, 2013. New Copy .... $13.99 14.98
The greatest so far from this soulful Chicago group – a combo who are making big waves way beyond the Windy City, thanks to the tremendous vocals of JC Brooks! The album bursts out with a power the group have never had before – a tightness and focus that shows that these guys are ... read more CD

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Budos BandBudos Band III ... CD
Daptone, 2010. New Copy .... $13.99 14.99
A great third album from Staten Island instrumental funk titans The Budos Band – who've brought eclectic inspiration all along and have always colored from a much broader palette of styles than most of their peers – going even further this time out and delivering their best yet! The ... read more CD
Also available Budos Band III (includes bonus download) ... LP 13.99

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Budos BandBudos Band III (includes bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2010. New Copy .... $13.99 15.99
A great third album from Staten Island instrumental funk titans The Budos Band – who've brought eclectic inspiration all along and have always colored from a much broader palette of styles than most of their peers – going even further this time out and delivering their best yet! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon for digital download.)
Also available Budos Band III ... CD 13.99

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New Burnt SugarBlack Sex Y'All Liberation & Bloody Random Violets ... CD
Trugroid, 2003. Used .... $8.99
Arranger/producer Greg Tate and his titanic Burnt Sugar collective continues to ascend into its own intergalactic space station of heavy cosmic jamming, instrumental funky jazz, and wildly spacious trippiness with this double disc – by far the most unique and individualistic indie funk album ... read more CD

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Burnt SugarCrepescularium ... CD
Trugroid, 2001. Used .... $8.99
This second part of Burnt Sugar's 2001 trilogy really picks up some energy from the first – fiercely jamming guitars mixing with dark soundscapes and filtered rhythms, soaring out in a complicated mass of sound that's every bit as adventurous as it is soulful. Features rhymes by Mugabe, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cactus ChannelWooden Boy (with download) ... LP
Hope Street (Australia), 2013. New Copy .... $14.99
The Cactus Channel really explode here – serving up even more soulful flavors than in the past, yet all while still holding onto their deep commitment to funk! As before, the groove here is all-instrumental, and all super-tight – classic funk played with a really tight approach to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download of the album!)

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Cesar's SaladFinest Of The Latin Beat Vol 1 & 2 ... LP
Perfect Toy (Germany), 2012. New Copy .... $14.99
A special limited vinyl volume – one that brings together the best tracks from the previous Latin Beat records by Cesar's Salad! As with those gems, the vibe here is 60s Latin at its best – but served up in a style that's even more spare, more striking than any vintage recordings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cherry BoppersPlay It Again ... CD
Keep On Boppin (Netherlands), 2008. New Copy .... $18.99
Funky grooves from Basque country – an unlikely location, but one that turns up some surprisingly great work from this sharp-edged little combo! The Cherry Boppers have a name that might be a little hokey, but they hooked us in right from the start with their tight version of classic funk ... read more CD

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CongregationRight Now Everything ... CD
Congregation, 2012. Used .... $6.99
A full length debut knockout for The Congregation – who had more-or-less been serving as the live soul house band on the north side of Chicago in the months leading up to Right Now Everything – and deservedly so! The group might take the most cues from classic raw soul and live show ... read more CD

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Coolin SystemCoolin System ... CD
GED Soul, 2011. New Copy .... $6.99
Cool jazz funk from The Coolin' System – a group that lays out a funky backdrop, and one that actually generates plenty of heat despite the group's name! Hammond organ and Fender Rhodes, bass, drums and percussion bring the funk, along with a vamping guitar – but what we love about ... read more CD

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Dojo CutsTake From Me ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2012. New Copy .... $11.99
A tremendous step forward for Dojo Cuts – a record that has the funky ensemble from down-under really finding their own groove – and coming across with a sound that's a lot tighter than before! We liked these guys from the start – but this time around, they really win us over ... read more CD

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Gene DudleySaturday Shifting ... CD
Wah Wah 45s (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $15.99
Gene Dudley's a one-man operation here – but he handles a surprising range of instruments, and comes up with a groove that easily rivals some of the funkiest combos out there working today! In a way, Gene's a bit like Shawn Lee – one of the few folks able to get a real funk sound out ... read more CD

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DupreeNuestro Camino ... CD
Public Hi Fi, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99
A heavy record with a heavy pedigree – a smoking set of funky instrumentals, all recorded directly to tape! The trio has a hard-burning sound that takes us back to the Prestige records jazz funk sound of the early 70s – the sort of groove you might have heard from Leon Spencer or ... read more CD

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New Dynamites featuring Charles WalkerKaboom! ... CD
Outta Sight, 2007. Used .... $6.99
A fierce full album of grooves from Nashville's funky Dynamites – most of which features vocals from 60s soul legend Charles Walker! The Dynamites have a groove that's quite classic – tight rhythms, topped by razor-sharp horns – Tennessee soul with distinct late 60s overtones, ... read more CD

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El Michels AffairSounding Out The City (remastered) ... LP
Truth & Soul, 2005. New Copy (reissue).... $13.99
Easily one of the greatest new funk records of the 21st Century – and a set that goes way beyond some of the cliches that are currently gripping others in the deep funk underground! El Michels Affair have a cool, easygoing style to their music – one that's as much 70s jazz as it is 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(This 2008 repress of the LP is newly remastered.)

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Electric Peanut Butter CompanyElectric Peanut Butter Company – Tran-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 2 ... CD
Ubiquity, 2013. New Copy .... $12.99 16.98
A really wonderful collaboration between Shawn Lee and Adrian Quesada – and a set that maybe goes further than a lot of recent work from the artists on their own! Quesada's ear for the psychedelic mixes wonderfully with Lee's funky grooves – in a space that's as trippy as it is soulful ... read more CD

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Eminent StarsSittin' In With The Eminent Stars ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2014. New Copy Gatefold .... $12.99
Stardom seems eminent with this fierce funky combo – a quintet of players with a deep love of southern sounds from the 60s – particularly the best grooves coming out of Memphis or New Orleans! The mix of instrumentation features tight trumpet, tenor, and guitar – and although the ... read more CD
Also available Sittin' In With The Eminent Stars (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP 15.99

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Eminent StarsSittin' In With The Eminent Stars (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2014. New Copy .... $15.99
Stardom seems eminent with this fierce funky combo – a quintet of players with a deep love of southern sounds from the 60s – particularly the best grooves coming out of Memphis or New Orleans! The mix of instrumentation features tight trumpet, tenor, and guitar – and although the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered limited edition of 500!)
Also available Sittin' In With The Eminent Stars ... CD 12.99

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Euro CinemaFunkstatic ... CD
Euro Cinema (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy .... $22.99
One of the coolest funk combos we've heard in years – a group who are partly in the tight funky 45 mode of so many other groups, but who also have the chops to hit a bigger blacksploitation groove when they want! The core instrumentation is very heavy on drums that kick each tune off with a ... read more CD

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Alan Evans TrioMerkaba ... CD
Royal Family, 2013. Used .... $8.99
A great little set from Alan Evans – better known as the drummer in Soulive, but equally smoking out here on his own! Alan doesn't always record on his own, but when he does, it's usually a great thing – and this cooking little album definitely lives up to the funky tightness we'd ... read more CD
(Barcode has a mark.)

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ExcitementsSometimes Too Much Ain't Enough ... CD
Penniman (Spain), 2013. New Copy .... $16.99
Plenty of excitement from this hip Spanish group – a really old school-styled soul act, complete with one hell of a great lead singer – and a very deep sound to match! Koko Jean Davis really tops most of the usual work of this nature – and is a true soul singer, at a Sharon Jones ... read more CD

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Express RisingExpress Rising (2nd album) ... LP
Numero, 2013. New Copy .... $16.99 18.00
A warm batch of instrumental beats and atmospherics from Express Rising – and a much-anticipated second project from funk archivist Dante Carfagna! Dante's a name you probably know best from his work writing liner notes or Wax Poetics – and helping out in countless important ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee FieldsComing To Tear The Roof Down ... CD
Ace, 1995. Used .... $28.99
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(Out of print.)

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Lee FieldsFaithful Man ... CD
Truth & Soul, 2012. New Copy .... $12.99
Smoking soul from the mighty Lee Fields – and a set that really has him getting back to his roots, as well! The record's billed as a follow-up to the previous My World – but it's got a style that's much more deep soul, much more southern-tinged than that great record – a ... read more CD

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Lee Fields & The ExpressionsMy World ... CD
Truth & Soul, 2009. New Copy .... $9.99 17.98
One of the best new soul records we've heard in years – a tremendous accomplishment for the mighty Lee Fields, and a set that's quite different than any of his other work! We've always loved Lee's funk and deep soul sides, but this album's something new altogether – almost done in the ... read more CD
Also available My World ... LP 12.99

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Lee Fields & The ExpressionsMy World ... LP
Truth & Soul, 2009. New Copy .... $12.99
One of the best new soul records we've heard in years – a tremendous accomplishment for the mighty Lee Fields, and a set that's quite different than any of his other work! We've always loved Lee's funk and deep soul sides, but this album's something new altogether – almost done in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available My World ... CD 9.99

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FrootfulHeavyweight ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
A definite heavyweight set from Frootful – one that's every bit as funky as before, but which also shows the group picking up some new flavors too! At the core is some tight deep funk energy that makes the whole thing crackle – and there's also a great blend of different soulful ... read more CD
Also available Heavyweight ... LP 18.99

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New FrootfulHeavyweight ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
A definite heavyweight set from Frootful – one that's every bit as funky as before, but which also shows the group picking up some new flavors too! At the core is some tight deep funk energy that makes the whole thing crackle – and there's also a great blend of different soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Heavyweight ... CD 18.99

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New GetupStraight From The Hob ... CD
Breakin Bread (UK), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Massive drums really get things going right for The Getup – a funky combo who hit their groove running from the ground up! These guys load plenty of Hammond, trumpet, and tenor on the top of the tracks – but really seem to get even more energy going on the bottom – thanks to ... read more CD

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Grand SlamLifetimers For The Funk – In The Studio 1985 to 2010 ... CD
TNT Productions (Germany), Late 80s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2 CDs .... $18.99
A great collection of work from Grand Slam – a German funk combo who were serving up a classic take on American sounds long before the Daptone and Soul Fire generation! These guys are equally influenced by James Brown and George Clinton – especially the latter, given the bass-heavy ... read more CD

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Grand Slam with Gary Mudbone CooperWho's Cooking ... CD
TNT Productions (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $15.99
Grand Slam take plenty of inspiration from the P-Funk universe – and as proof of that fact, they've got Gary Mudbone Cooper on vocals for a few tracks on this sweet little set – a record that definitely offers up a 21st Century evolution of the original P-Funk groove! The combo are ... read more CD

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Greyboy15 Years Of West Coast Cool ... LP
Ubiquity, 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 2LP .... $9.99 19.98
A massive look at the music of Greyboy – one that features classic cuts, previously unreleased tracks, and rare mixes as well! Back in the early 90s, when most of the few funky records coming out of the west coast were pretty darn weak, Greyboy really caught our ears with his raw, stripped-do ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fay Hallam & BongolianLost In Sound ... CD
Blow Up (UK), 2012. New Copy .... $10.99
One of the coolest projects we've heard from Bongolian in years – a great collaboration with vocalist Fay Hallam, who really helps his grooves find a great sense of focus! Unlike other efforts of this nature – the usual "soul diva with funk group" outing – Fay and ... read more CD

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Karl Hector & The MalcounsSahara Swing ... CD
Now Again, 2008. New Copy .... $9.99 14.98
One of the hippest albums from the funky empire that includes Poets Of Rhythm and The Whitefield Brothers – a set of Afro-exotic grooves that really blows our minds – and which opens the group up into whole new territory! There's echoes of Mulatu, Salah Ragab, and other older exotic ... read more CD

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Heliocentrics13 Degrees Of Reality ... CD
Now Again/Stones Throw, 2013. New Copy .... $16.99 17.98
If this is reality, lead us onward – as the set is a mindblowing batch of trippy psych-funk from The Heliocentrics – even more offbeat and experimental than before, in ways that make the combo the true heirs to the legacy first begun by Stark Reality! The album's definitely funky at ... read more CD

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Heliocentrics & Gaslamp KillerHelio x GLK – Fantasy/Reality ... 12-inch
Now Again/Stones Throw, 2013. New Copy .... $12.99
Contemporary psych funk torch carriers Heliocentrics get the remix/re-edit treatment from Gaslamp Killer – who was given the keys to the interstellar vessel that is the Heliocentrics' 13 Degrees Of Reality record – and je really trips out the sounds in incredible fashion! We cannot ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Benjamin HermanDeal ... CD
Dox (Netherlands), 2012. New Copy .... $15.99
A cool little set from reedman Benjamin Herrman – even cooler than his work with The New Cool Collective! The album's packaged in a DVD-style case, and has a very cinematic feel – core sounds from a combo led by Herrman, and featuring lots of Hammond and guitar – but then backed ... read more CD
(Comes packaged in a DVD type case.)

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Hi Fly OrchestraGet Ready ... CD
Agogo (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
Get ready for greatness from the Hi Fly Orchestra – a sound that's even sharper, hipper, and jazzier than ever before – served up in a sublime mix of deep funk rhythms and lots of global touches! These guys are definitely one of the coolest funk combos around – as they're never ... read more CD
Also available Get Ready (180 gram vinyl – with bonus download) ... LP 22.99

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Hi Fly OrchestraGet Ready (180 gram vinyl – with bonus download) ... LP
Agogo (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $22.99
Get ready for greatness from the Hi Fly Orchestra – a sound that's even sharper, hipper, and jazzier than ever before – served up in a sublime mix of deep funk rhythms and lots of global touches! These guys are definitely one of the coolest funk combos around – as they're never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Get Ready ... CD 18.99

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Hi Fly OrchestraMambo Atomico ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2008. New Copy .... $14.99
The grooviest work so far from the Hi-Fly Orchestra – a set that moves even farther past the sublime territory of their debut, into a really classic blend of soul jazz and Latin rhythms – produced to perfection with a wonderfully solid feel! Instrumentation here is all live – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Martha High & SpeedometerSoul Overdue ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2012. New Copy .... $11.99
The smoking return of Martha High – a singer who worked famously with James Brown during his funk years, but who never got the same shot at full-length fame as Lyn Collins or Marva Whitney! Martha's every bit as great – and although she did cut later records in the disco years, it's ... read more CD
Also available Soul Overdue ... LP 18.99

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Martha High & SpeedometerSoul Overdue ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2012. New Copy .... $18.99
The smoking return of Martha High – a singer who worked famously with James Brown during his funk years, but who never got the same shot at full-length fame as Lyn Collins or Marva Whitney! Martha's every bit as great – and although she did cut later records in the disco years, it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Overdue ... CD 11.99

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HoneymunchSolon ... CD
Irma/Suonaphone (Italy), 2003. Used .... $3.99
The debut release by Honeymunch – a really great group from the current European underground, dedicated to performing club music with live instruments! The record's got the feel of work by Hipnosis, Sleepwalker, and a number of other recent groups who've been playing live jazz for the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Clutchy HopkinsStory Teller ... LP
Ubiquity, 2010. New Copy .... $9.99 16.98
If the story is stripped down avant funk instrumentals with subtle stylistic twists and turns, it's a story worth telling – and that's what Clutchy Hopkins puts down on The Story Teller – an album that manages to be among his most raw and direct and his most adventurous at the same time! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hot 8 Brass BandTombstone ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
These guys just keep getting better and better with each new record – really transforming the older sound of New Orleans into a rich new groove – one that's not just jazz, street music, or conventional brass band – but a really unique hybrid of all those modes and more! The album ... read more CD

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New Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want (limited edition mono version with download ) ... LP
Daptone, 2014. New Copy .... $18.99 19.99
Tremendous work from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – a set that took a bit longer to hit the racks than expected, but which really shows a richness that more than makes up for the delay! Sharon's a singer who's always been great – but she steps out strongly here with a sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very limited mono version – exlusive to indie retail.)
Also available
Give The People What They Want (with bonus download) ... CD 12.99
Give The People What They Want (with download & bonus 45) ... LP 13.99

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want (with bonus download) ... CD
Daptone, 2014. New Copy .... $12.99 13.99
Tremendous work from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – a set that took a bit longer to hit the racks than expected, but which really shows a richness that more than makes up for the delay! Sharon's a singer who's always been great – but she steps out strongly here with a sense of ... read more CD
(Includes bonus download code!)
Also available
Give The People What They Want (with download & bonus 45) ... LP 13.99
Give The People What They Want (limited edition mono version with download ) ... LP 18.99

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New Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want (with download & bonus 45) ... LP
Daptone, 2014. New Copy .... $13.99 17.99
Tremendous work from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – a set that took a bit longer to hit the racks than expected, but which really shows a richness that more than makes up for the delay! Sharon's a singer who's always been great – but she steps out strongly here with a sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Quantities limited! Comes with a bonus 45 of "Calamity" and "Ain't Nobody" too!)
Also available
Give The People What They Want (with bonus download) ... CD 12.99
Give The People What They Want (limited edition mono version with download ) ... LP 18.99

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New Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsNaturally ... LP
Daptone, 2004. New Copy .... $13.99 16.98
The long-anticipated second album from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings is a stunner – undoubtedly stronger than the group's fantastic debut – and a record that not only transcends the late model funk revival genre, but stands on footing as solid as the best hard funky soul of the late ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsSoul Time ... LP
Daptone, 2011. New Copy .... $13.99 14.99
Damn damn damn – maybe the funkiest album ever from Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings! The group have always been great, but there's something here that goes even farther than usual – an especially funky snap on the drums at the bottom, even on more laidback tunes – and a stone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive physical version.)

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings100 Days 100 Nights ... LP
Daptone, 2007. New Copy .... $13.99
They might be borrowing her band, but they sure can't dampen her soul – because Sharon Jones is strongly back in action, and sounding funkier and more deeply soulful than ever! Given that Sharon wasn't singing back in the 60s, it's hard to think we'd be calling her the real deal – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsI Learned The Hard Way (plus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2010. New Copy .... $13.99 15.99
The fourth album from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – solidifying what we learned pretty early on from the indomitable soul spirit that is Sharon and her impeccable combo the Dap-Kings – it's that this is not some retro soul revival novelty act, what they are is the greatest active ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(LP version includes an album download.)

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Kings & QueensKings & Queens (with bonus download) ... LP
Impossible Ark (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $24.99
A very hip, very cool project from the Nostalgia 77 side of the universe – an offshoot project by various members of that group, done in a style that's a lot more funky than usual! The tracks have either male or female vocals – both very soulful singers – and the instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very limited vinyl pressing – with bonus download too!)

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Shawn LeeSoul In The Hole ... CD
Ubiquity, 2009. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
The most deeply soulful record we've ever heard from Shawn Lee – a massive tribute to the soul sounds of the 60s and 70s, served up with help from a host of hip singers who include Darondo, Nicole Willis, Karime Kendra, and Fanny Franklin! Lee's grooves are as funky as ever, but the ... read more CD
Also available Soul In The Hole ... LP 9.99

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Shawn LeeSoul In The Hole ... LP
Ubiquity, 2009. New Copy .... $9.99 16.98
The most deeply soulful record we've ever heard from Shawn Lee – a massive tribute to the soul sounds of the 60s and 70s, served up with help from a host of hip singers who include Darondo, Nicole Willis, Karime Kendra, and Fanny Franklin! Lee's grooves are as funky as ever, but the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul In The Hole ... CD 5.99

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Shawn Lee & Clutchy HopkinsFascinating Fingers ... CD
Ubiquity, 2009. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Textural mood funk from the team of Shawn Lee and Clutchy Hopkins – the second collaborative batch from this dynamic and well matched duo! We loved Clutch Of The Tiger, but they take a profound step forward on Fascinating Fingers – if they were feeling each others styles out on that ... read more CD

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New Shawn Lee & OthersWorld Of Funk ... CD
Ubiquity, 2011. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Shawn Lee draws from a deep wellspring of global funk influences and instrumentation for his Ping Pong Orchestra's eclectic World Of Funk – featuring Clutchy Hopkins, Curumin, Elliot Bergman of Nomo, Michael Leonhart and others! Lee weaves a tapestry western funk and soul instrumentals with ... read more CD

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New Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraHooked Up Classics ... LP
Ubiquity, 2010. Sealed .... $9.99
Shawn Lee's groovy homage to the early 80s Hooked On series – in which classical music got a bit of a shiny disco-indebted makeove r– but, we think Shawn might be doing the style even better here! His approach is far groovier, less glossy, more idiosyncratic and fun – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

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Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraStrings & Things – Ubiquity Studio Sessions Vol 3 ... CD
Ubiquity, 2006. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Another diverse batch of varyingly funky & moody instrumentals from Shawn Lee – a rich selection of material learned from a deep love of sound library grooves and cinematic themes – and the third volume in his mighty Ubiquity Studio Sessions! Once again Shawn runs a gamut of styles ... read more CD

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Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraVoices & Choices ... CD
Ubiquity, 2007. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Majestic grooves from the mighty Shawn Lee – all put together with a brilliance to rival the best soundtrack and sound library work of the 70s! The set may well be the best so far in Lee's series of projects for Ubiquity – and it's got an even wider-ranging set of grooves than before ... read more CD

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LiberatorsPower Struggle ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
Smoking Afro Funk from down under – played by a tight combo from Sydney who rival the best of the contemporary global underground! The horns here are very powerful – not a "struggle" but more of a blast of righteous energy that really puts the group firmly on the map – ... read more CD

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Link Quartet & Miss ModusHotel Constellation ... CD
Hammond Beat, 2014. New Copy .... $14.99 15.99
The Link Quartet gets a whole new groove here – not just through the addition of soul singer Miss Modus, but also via the album's blend of sci-fi narrative with Hammond-based funk! The approach makes the record one of the most compelling and most unified ever from this combo – a set ... read more CD

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Lord Loves A Working ManLord Loves A Working Man ... CD
Lord Loves A Working Man, 2011. Used .... $6.99
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Los Miticos Del RitmoLos Miticos Del Ritmo ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy Gatefold .... $15.99
The first-ever new recording on the Soundway label – and a honey of a session produced by Quantic at his Colombian studios! The sound here is very classic – raw percussion, sharp-edged saxes, and even a bit of accordion from Quantic himself – all wrapped up in a blend that's a ... read more CD

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Ray Lugo & The Boogaloo DestroyersMi Watusi ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2011. New Copy .... $19.99
A great Latin boogaloo set from Ray Lugo & his Boogaloo Destroyers – fulfilling Lugo's longtime ambition of modern take a the mix of Latin soul, rhythm & blues and more that were so inspiring to Lugo's childhood in NYC! Lugo is a veteran of the modern Afro Funk scene – having ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chico MannMagical Thinking ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2013. New Copy Gatefold .... $10.99
Some of the tightest tracks we've ever heard from Chico Mann – and some of his most soulful too – a great set of work that really has him stepping past some of the rougher structures of earlier years, and showing a new love of 80s keys and beats as well! The album's got a skittish ... read more CD

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Menahan Street BandCrossing ... CD
Daptone, 2012. New Copy .... $13.99 14.99
Sublime work from one of the coolest funky combos around – a group who aren't content to just hit the same funky styles as other outfits – and one who really stretch strongly in their pursuit of new sounds! The set's definitely funky – especially on the drums – but there's ... read more CD
Also available Crossing (with bonus download) ... LP 13.99

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Menahan Street BandCrossing (with bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy 2LP .... $13.99 15.99
Sublime work from one of the coolest funky combos around – a group who aren't content to just hit the same funky styles as other outfits – and one who really stretch strongly in their pursuit of new sounds! The set's definitely funky – especially on the drums – but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)
Also available Crossing ... CD 13.99

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New Menahan Street BandMake The Road By Walking ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2008. New Copy .... $12.99
A bold slice of work from the Daptone musical universe – a hip project that features work from members of The Dap Kings, El Michels Affair, Budos Band, and Antibalas – all put together with a range of sounds that really show the full spectrum of their styles! The groove's quite unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Make The Road By Walking ... CD

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New Menahan Street BandMake The Road By Walking ... CD
Dunham/Daptone, 2008. Used .... Just Sold Out!
A bold slice of work from the Daptone musical universe – a hip project that features work from members of The Dap Kings, El Michels Affair, Budos Band, and Antibalas – all put together with a range of sounds that really show the full spectrum of their styles! The groove's quite unique ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Make The Road By Walking ... LP 12.99

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Mighty MocambosFuture Is Here (with bonus download) ... LP
Mocambo (Germany), 2011. New Copy .... $13.99
A great, proper album from Germany's excellent funk combo The Mighty Mocambos – who've dropped many killer 45s as themselves and with pseudonyms, as well as backing London-based funky soul diva Gizelle Smith for a teriffic full length – and sounding as vital and exuberant as ever here! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon for a download of the album.)

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Mingo FishtrapSuccotash ... CD
Manor, 1997. Used .... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Stanton MooreConversations ... CD
Royal Potato, 2014. New Copy .... $10.99 11.99
One of the most solid records we've ever heard from drummer Stanton Moore – and a set that's got to be his greatest jazz session to date! Moore's still got all the playful kick he brought to his drums during more funk-based years – but he's working here in a trio with the wonderful ... read more CD
Also available Conversations ... LP

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New Stanton MooreConversations ... LP
Royal Potato, 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
One of the most solid records we've ever heard from drummer Stanton Moore – and a set that's got to be his greatest jazz session to date! Moore's still got all the playful kick he brought to his drums during more funk-based years – but he's working here in a trio with the wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Conversations ... CD 10.99

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New Mountain Mocha KilimanjaroIchi Ni San Shi Go Roku (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2014. New Copy .... $28.99
These guys are really on fire this time around – and turn in one of the most searing performances we've ever heard from a contemporary funky combo! Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro hail from Japan, and have really earned our attention with their previous funky records – but this time around ... read more CD

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Mr ChopIlluminate ... CD
Now Again, 2013. New Copy .... $14.99 15.98
A brilliant record from future groove beacon Mr Chop! Now billed simply as Chop, having chopped off the honorific title, the man otherwise known as Coz Littler delivers his tightest and most compelling work to date! His past few releases recast classic synth funk, Krautrock and spacey soundtrack ... read more CD

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New Mr ChopSwitched On (LP style sleeve) ... CD
Traffic, 2011. Used .... $7.99
Switched On funk from Mr Chop! Here's an homage to the innovative Moog-based LPs of the late 60s and early 70s – though the the great UK analog studio wiz Mr Chop is also doing it hard and heavy – it's not a light, airy and bubbly keyboard groove experience – this is spacey, ... read more CD

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Mucca PazzaSafety Fifth ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2012. New Copy .... $7.99
Fantastic sounds from one of our city's greatest groups of the past decade – the mighty Mucca Pazza, a darn funky band who are heavy on horns, but move with an incredibly lean groove! The label describes the group as "the marching band that thinks it's a rock band" – but we've ... read more CD

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Natural Yogurt BandTuck In With The Natural Yogurt Band (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Jazzman/Now Again, 2011. New Copy Gatefold .... $9.99 18.98
Globe-trotting funky music from The Natural Yogurt Band – the group's second proper album – an even farther reaching and more perfectly executed blend of pulpy Sound Library styled jazz funk and all around playful grooves! The NYB is essentially a duo – Miles Newbold plays keys, ... read more CD
(Die-cut, heavy-cardboard gatefold-style packaging. Beautifully done!)

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New New MastersoundsTherapy ... CD
Legere (Germany), 2014. New Copy .... $16.99
Some of the grooviest, funkiest work we've ever heard from New Mastersounds – and that's saying a lot, given how much we dig all their other records! We've been following these guys for over a decade, and they've never let us down – and they're one of the rare funky combos who really ... read more CD
Also available Therapy (with bonus CD) ... LP 19.99

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New New MastersoundsTherapy (with bonus CD) ... LP
Legere (Germany), 2014. New Copy .... $19.99
Some of the grooviest, funkiest work we've ever heard from New Mastersounds – and that's saying a lot, given how much we dig all their other records! We've been following these guys for over a decade, and they've never let us down – and they're one of the rare funky combos who really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500. Includes full album CD.)
Also available Therapy ... CD 16.99

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No BS Brass BandRVA All Day (with download) ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99
Definitely no BS here – as the group really works in a tight approach to brass band grooving – using just one drum and plenty of horns for rhythm – while still managing to serve up some tasty solos over the top! There's a style here that really links up generation – a mode ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice textured cover – and includes bonus download too!)

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New OrgoneKillion Floor ... CD
Ubiquity, 2007. New Copy .... $12.99 16.98
A monstrous debut from one of the heaviest acts we've heard in years – LA's Orgone, easily one of the most up-and-coming funky combos around! Although Orgone share a bit with some of the leaner deep funk groups who've cropped up in the past decade or so, they've also got a sound that's a bit ... read more CD

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Poets Of RhythmPoets Of Rhythm Anthology – 1992 to 2003 ... CD
Daptone, 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy .... $14.99 15.99
Incredible funk from The Poets Of Rhythm – one of the hardest and heaviest groups in the deep funk underground – and one of the first, too – given that most of the work here pre-dates efforts by all the rest of the Daptone and Soul Fire generation! Long before there was even a ... read more CD
Also available Poets Of Rhythm Anthology – 1992 to 2003 (includes download) ... LP 20.99

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Poets Of RhythmPoets Of Rhythm Anthology – 1992 to 2003 (includes download) ... LP
Daptone, 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold .... $20.99 23.99
Incredible funk from The Poets Of Rhythm – one of the hardest and heaviest groups in the deep funk underground – and one of the first, too – given that most of the work here pre-dates efforts by all the rest of the Daptone and Soul Fire generation! Long before there was even a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sweet 2LP set – with bonus download too!)
Also available Poets Of Rhythm Anthology – 1992 to 2003 ... CD 14.99

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New Poets Of RhythmPractice What You Preach ... LP
Daptone, 1993. New Copy .... $12.99 14.98
Deep deep funk from The Poets Of Rhythm – and a record cut at a time when all the world thought classic funk was dead! Apart from a few revivalist albums by older artists at the time, deep funk was plenty hard to come by at the start of the 90s – and often mis-recorded or badly mixed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Connie Price & The KeystonesTell Me Something (plus bonus instrumentals) ... CD
Ubiquity, 2008. New Copy 2CD .... $5.99 18.98
The funky LA combo Connie Price & The Keystones take a deeper step into the hip hop realm for their full length Ubiquity debut – killing it with a tight funky backdrop from MCs Percee P, Ohmega Watts, Wildchild and others – with a diverse sound blending deep funk, jazzy soul, reggae ... read more CD
(CD includes bonus disc with the instrumentals.)

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2011. New Copy .... $18.99
Classic-styled funk from Alex Puddu – not only the greatest record we've heard from him so far, but a set that's definitely worthy of its "golden age" claim in the title! The music is all new, but it was done for a series of short Danish porno films from the 70s – and Puddu ... read more CD
Also available Golden Age Of Danish Pornography ... LP 19.99

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2011. New Copy .... $19.99
Classic-styled funk from Alex Puddu – not only the greatest record we've heard from him so far, but a set that's definitely worthy of its "golden age" claim in the title! The music is all new, but it was done for a series of short Danish porno films from the 70s – and Puddu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Golden Age Of Danish Pornography ... CD 18.99

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QualitonsPanoramic Tymes ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2010. New Copy .... $14.99
Hammond beat grooves from The Qualitons – representing funky Budapest! The Qualitons are a unique group in the funky organ underground, regardless of region – drawing from a well of influences that range from rave up funk to wild-eyed vintage R&B & garage rock. It's really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Karriem RigginsAlone (plus download) ... LP
Stones Throw, 2012. New Copy .... $12.99
The Alone sides of the Alone Together project from producer, beatmaker and instrumentalist Karriem Riggins – who's a brilliant jazz drummer, when that's what he wants to do – and he's also a beat-heavy hip hop production guru when duty calls! It finds Karriem wearing his hip hop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download, cover is slightly different.)
Also available Together (plus download) ... LP 12.99

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Karriem RigginsTogether (plus download) ... LP
Stones Throw, 2012. New Copy .... $12.99 14.98
The Together sides of the Alone Together project from producer, beatmaker and instrumentalist Karriem Riggins – who's a brilliant jazz drummer, when that's what he wants to do – and he's also a beat-heavy hip hop production guru when duty calls! Together finds Karriem wearing his hip ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download.)
Also available Alone (plus download) ... LP 12.99

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Ron Levy's Wild KingdomAfter Midnight Grooves ... CD
Levtron, 2004. New Copy .... $10.99
Organist Ron Levy burns it strong on this sweet new set – hitting a groove that's slightly different from his straighter soul jazz outings of recent years, in a mode that's a bit like some of the fuller 70s albums made by organists! There's some really nice touches in the arrangements in the ... read more CD
 
 



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