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Billy "Soul" BondsGoing Public With My Love (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Right Time, 1993. Very Good+ (pic cover).... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Billy 'Soul' BondsGoing Public Again ... CD
Avanti, 1999. Used .... $1.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy HargrovePublic Eye ... CD
Novus, 1991. Used .... $3.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Public EnemyApocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black ... CD
Def Jam, 1991. Used .... $5.99
14 tracks, with "Get the F–- Outta Dodge", "Can't Truss It", "By The Time I Get To Arizona", "Nighttrain", "Shut Em Down", "Bring Tha Noize", "A Letter To The New York Post" and more! CD

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Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet ... CD
Def Jam, 1990. Used .... $5.99
PE's third LP, and their last with full on Bomb Squad production. With classics like "Fight The Power", "Burn Hollywood Burn", "Welcome To The Terrordome", "Power To The People", "911 Is A Joke" and the title track. CD

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New Public Enemy, EU & OthersDo The Right Thing – Soundtrack (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown, 1989. Used .... $6.99
With the amazing "Fight The Power" by Public Enemy. The rest of the album's a real mish mash of other stuff, mostly R&B, including "My Fantasy" by Teddy Riley, "Never Explain Love" by Al Jarreau, "Party Hearty" by EU, "Can't Stand It" by Steel Pulse and "Don't Shoot Me" by Take 6. Includes some bonus 12" mixes, too! CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Public Image LimitedBody/Religion/Angry ... 12-inch
Virgin, 1987. Near Mint- (pic cover).... $4.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a few creases.)

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Public Image LimitedLive In Tokyo ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Near Mint- .... $11.99
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Public Image Ltd.Album ... LP
Elektra, 1985. Very Good+ .... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear,.)

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Public Image Ltd.This Is Not A Love Song (orig, rmx)/Blue Water/Public Image ... LP
Virgin (UK), 1983. Near Mint- .... $7.99
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Public EnemyIt Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (3D lenticular cover) (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
1988. New Copy (reissue).... Around April 19, 2014
Their massive second album, and the one with the mindkillin' tracks that shot Public Enemy from an imposing threat to cultural force! There's little we can add to the pantheon in regard to this album. Just know that it's as essential as any album of the era! "Bring The Noise", "Don't Believe The Hype", "Prophets Of Rage" and "Rebel Without A Pause". A landmark LP, that still sounds great today. Also includes "Cold Lampin With Flavor", "Terminator X To The Edge Of Panic", "Louder Than A Bomb", "Caught, Can We Get A Witness", "She Watch Channel Zero", "Night Of The Living Baseheads", "Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos", "Prophets For Right To Fight" and more. (Note: This item is not for sale online until after the close of business on Saturday, 4/19/14. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on that day. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, after the close of business on Record Store Day, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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New Public EnemyFear Of A Black Planet ... LP
Def Jam, 1990. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
PE's third LP, and their last with full on Bomb Squad production. With classics like "Fight The Power", "Burn Hollywood Burn", "Welcome To The Terrordome", "Power To The People", "911 Is A Joke" and the title track. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Fear Of A Black Planet ... CD 5.99

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New Public EnemyIt Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back ... LP
Def Jam, 1988. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Their massive second album, and the one with the mindkillin' tracks that shot Public Enemy from an imposing threat to cultural force! There's little we can add to the pantheon in regard to this album. Just know that it's as essential as any album of the era! "Bring The Noise", "Don't Believe The Hype", "Prophets Of Rage" and "Rebel Without A Pause". A landmark LP, that still sounds great today. Also includes "Cold Lampin With Flavor", "Terminator X To The Edge Of Panic", "Louder Than A Bomb", "Caught, Can We Get A Witness", "She Watch Channel Zero", "Night Of The Living Baseheads", "Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos", "Prophets For Right To Fight" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the printed inner sleeve – in great shape!)

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New Public EnemyYo! Bum Rush The Show ... LP
Def Jam, 1987. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The first mind-blowin' bombed out LP from the legendary PE! Public Enemy was still finding its voice on this debut effort, and if it's not quite the revolutionary experience to be found on the following couple of albums, it's still a fascinating effort and one of the best and most original hip hop debuts of the late 80s! Tracks include "You're Gonna Get Yours", "Timebomb", "Miuzi Weighs a Ton", "Sophisticated B*tch", and the title cut. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the lyric sleeve.)

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New Public Image Ltd.9 ... LP
Virgin, 1989. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has two small factory stickers.)

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New Public Image Ltd.Flowers Of Romance ... LP
Warner, 1981. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Primitive, thumping drums that bring on some kind of blunt force hypnosis – only to get snapped back into hyper conscious tension by Lydon's menacing vocals – Public Image Ltd's post Jah Wobble Flowers Of Romance! Flowers isn't the legendary synthesis of punk & dub that Metal Box/Second Edition was, particularly since the dubby bits left with Jah Wobble, but it's still a tense, minimalist work of vibrant originality – and a record that stands to time incredibly well. Titles include "Four Enclosed Walls", "Track 8", "Flowers Of Romance", "Under The House", "Hymie's Him", "Banging The Door", "Go Back" and "Francis Massacre". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a mark that plays with a light click. Cover has some wear, with some marker in one corner.)

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New Public Image Ltd.Happy? ... LP
Virgin, 1987. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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New Public Image Ltd.Public Image – First Issue (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Virgin/Light In The Attic, 1978. New Copy 2 CDs Gatefold .... Out Of Stock
The bracing debut of Public Image Itd! First Issue is seriously one of the most stunning post punk albums of its time – and we think it's light years ahead of the Sex Pistols in terms of boundless creativity and originality. Given that the Pistols disintegrated mere months before First Issue was issued, this album is all the more amazing for how hugely different Public Image is – different from Lydon's own earlier revolutionary punk act and different from absolutely everything else on the late 70s landscape. The dissonant, driving post punk guitars and sneering vocals are recognizable, sure, but the dubby textures and more angular touches are so far outside the box and so hugely influential that it's hard to fathom myriad underground rock acts existing without it. Vital! This excellent 2CD expanded edition from Light In The Attic includes an hour long BBC interview from 1978 – and if you know anything about Mr. Lydon, you know that he's one hell of an interview – plus the rare B-Side "Cowboy Song". Other titles include "Theme", "Religion", "Religion II", "Annalisa", "Public Image", "Low Life", "Attack" and "Fodderstompf". CD

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New Public EnemyCan't Do Nuttin For Ya Man (CD single) ... CD
Def Jam, 1990. Used .... Out Of Stock
Not only does this include 2 mixes of "Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man" (UK 12" Powermixx and dub mix), it's also got a good mix of "Burn Hollywood Burn" (extended censored fried) and "Get the F*** Outta Dodge" (escapism 1991). CD
(Out of print.)
 
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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 Melvin Sparks – with Mike Flanigin on sweet Hammond, Jake Langley on smoking guitar, and Kyle Thompson driving the whole thing with some mighty fierce drums! The CD version has a few great cover versions on top of the solid Dupree originals – and the titles include "The Turtle", "Malibu Classic", "KC", "Moto Guzzi", "Leon's Thing", a great take on the Bacharach/David classic "Close To You", Tina Brooks' "David The King", Horace Silver's "Cookin' At The Continental" and more, 10 tracks on the CD. CD

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New Emergency String QuintetOn The Corner (Market & Sixth) ... CD
Public Eyesore, 2007. Used .... Out Of Stock
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Les BaxterFruit Of Dreams (Ports Of Pleasure/The Sacred Idol) ... CD
Capitol/El (UK), 1957/1960. New Copy .... $6.99
2 rare slices of exotica by Les Baxter – back to back on one CD! The first half of the set features material from the album Ports Of Pleasure – a dreamy exploration of south sea ideals that's got a more lightly drifting quality than some of Baxter's more percussive exotica albums, and which is awash in dreamy soundscapes penned by Les himself! The orchestrations are large and bold throughout – mixing strings and woodwinds almost in a soundtrack-y mode – but always with the light sense of interplay that makes Baxter's work so great. Titles include "Monkey Dance Of Bali", "Pearls Of Ceylon", "Tahiti A Summer Night At Sea", "Hong Kong Cable Car", "Tramp Steamer To Singapore", "Harem Silks From Bombay", and "Sidewalk Cafes Of Saigon". The Sacred Idol is a real standout set from the end of Les Baxter's run at Capitol Records – originally scored for a film that was never released, but a great set of tracks that more than stands strongly on its own! The theme here is a Mexican/Latin American one – explored by Baxter with his trademark blend of larger orchestrations and lighter exotica touches – often swirling around in an extremely evocative mode that makes us wish the film had been issued to the public, and at a few key moments even hinting at the funkier modes that would follow on some of Les' later work for other labels. Titles include "Aqueducts", "Gardens Of The Moon", "Pyramid Of The Sun", "Temple Of Gold", and "Procession Of The Princes". CD

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New James BrownThere It Is ... LP
Polydor, 1972. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of the best James Brown soul LPs from the 70's, with a great mix of funky tracks and deeper soul tracks. The latter is represented by the classics "Public Enemy #1" and "King Heroin", both hard soul political tracks. The funk is represented by "Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Nothing", "There It Is", and James's version of "I Need Help" (which was also recorded by Bobby Byrd). Another great reissue of an album we hardly ever see in good shape – and at about one fifth the price of an original copy! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available There It Is ... LP 69.99

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James BrownThere It Is ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Sealed .... $69.99
One of the best James Brown soul LPs from the 70s, with a great mix of funky and deeper soul tracks. The latter is represented by the classics "Public Enemy #1" and "King Heroin", both hard soul political tracks. The funk is represented by "Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Nothing", "There It Is", and James's version of "I Need Help" (which was also recorded by Bobby Byrd). Original Polydor pressing, with nice heavy wax, and the cool multicolor cover. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original promo pressing, still sealed! Cover has a promo imprint.)
Also available There It Is ... LP 9.99

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Frederick Burr OpperHappy Hooligan – The Original Born Loser (hardcover) ... Book
NBM, 1900s/Early 10s/2008. New Copy .... $6.99 24.95
Beautiful reproductions of vintage Happy Hooligan strips from the start of the 20th Century – some of the first and best newspaper comic work, all presented here in full color! The book features almost 100 strips that each follow the six-panel style used by Frederick Opper – and in addition to a manic visual style, they also offer a surprising insight into class conflict and public space in urban scenes in the early part of the century. The book begins with some biographical information on Opper and the strip – then rolls into some nice oversized horizontal pages that really preserve the smaller details in the drawings and text. 110 pages, hardcover, full color. Book

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Ornette ColemanLove Call ... LP
Blue Note, 1968. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of the two quartet sessions that Ornette cut for Blue Note in the late 60s – and tight mature work like the New York Is Now sides, recorded in the company of Dewey Redman and the Coltrane rhythm section of Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones, which offers a contrasting perspective to most of the preceding Coleman groups. Ornette plays alto and trumpet, as he was doing around that time, and Redman's playing is amongst his finest on record. Four tunes: the title track, "Airborne", "Check Out Time", and "Open To The Public". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love Call (with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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Ornette ColemanLove Call (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $19.99
Bold, righteous work from Ornette Coleman – an album that really shows the more open energy he'd taken on at the end of the 60s – a sense of new fire and unbridled energy that makes the album a non-stop powerhouse all the way through! In addition to Ornette's own smoking work on alto, the album also features killer tenor from a young Dewey Redman – and driving rhythms from the Coltrane team of Jimmy Garrison on bass and Elvin Jones on drums – quite a contrast to the rhythm players used on other Ornette records. Ornette also plays a bit of trumpet – and titles include "Love Call", "Airborne", "Check Out Time", and "Open To The Public". CD includes bonus tracks – "Just For You", plus alternates of "Love Call" and "Check Out Time". CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available Love Call ... LP 9.99

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Andre CymoneAC (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1985. New Copy .... $14.99
The best of a handful of albums that the one-time Prince bassist put out in the early 80s – a record that made a splash via the great Prince-penned "The Dance Electric" – possibly a blessing and a curse for AC, as Prince was so huge at the time that the record going public was too quick to dismiss him as a clone! But don't let that stop you – as Cymone's got a groove that's all his own – and an 80s soul star definitely worth rediscovering. The percussive vibe is similar to Prince, but Andre's got a leaner, funkier style overall – virtually working as a one man band here, and handling most instrumentation himself – which brings a compact feel to the record that really comes through in the tightness of the grooves. Titles include "The Dance Electric", "Lipstick Lover", "Pretty Wild Lover", "Book Of Love", "Vacation", "Satisfaction", and "Neon Pussycat". This Big Break remastered edition has 5 bonus tracks: "Fallin' Fallin", "Red Light", "The Dance Electric (Single Version)", "Lipstick Lover (12" Club Version)" and "Satisfaction (12" Club Version)". CD

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New Miles DavisLive At The Fillmore East – It's About That Time ... CD
Columbia, 1970. Used 2CDs .... $8.99
Previously-unreleased live work by one of Miles Davis' most important groups ever – a Bitches Brew-era lineup, playing live at the Fillmore East a month before the record was released to the public – which makes this performance one of the first times the world had ever heard jams like this! The group's heavy on rhythm here – a rumbling groove brought up from the bottom, courtesy of the drums of Jack Dejohnette, basses of Dave Holland, and percussion of Airto – sewn together beautifully by the Fender Rhodes work of Chick Corea – easily some of the noisiest sounds the instrument ever produced! Miles plays trumpet, and Wayne Shorter's on soprano and tenor sax – on titles that include "Directions", "Spanish Key", "Masqualero", "Miles Runs The Voodoo Down", "Bitches Brew", and "It's About That Time/Willie Nelson". CD
(In the original slipcover.)

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Bob DylanAnother Side of Bob Dylan ... CD
Columbia, 1964. Used .... $2.99
Bob's fourth record, and close runner up to Freewheelin' as the masterpiece of this early stage of his career. While the overly arch Times They Are A Changin' pretty much stood as the cornerstone of classifiable folk rock at the time, Another Side is just that. Dense, elliptical, and downright surreal at times, with some of the protesty stuff that made the media so happy & hungry, but much more layered and poetic. Another side is also much more reverent of and indebted to the Harry Smith field recordings that Bob studied so hard, the stuff that finally caught on with the general public in the early 90s. Titles include "Spanish Harlem Incident", "It Ain't Me Babe", "Ballad In Plain D", "Black Crow Blues", "I Don't Believe You", "Motorpsycho Nitemare", "To Ramona", "Chimes Of Freedom", "My Back Pages", and "I Shall Be Free No 10". CD

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Giorgio GasliniComplete Black Saint/Soul Note Recordings Of Giorgio Gaslini (Murales/New Orleans Suite/Free Actions/Graffiti/Sharing) (11CD set) ... CD
Dischi Della Quercia/Black Saint (Italy), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 11 CDs .... $84.99
A huge body of work from Italian pianist Giorgio Gaslini – material recorded for his own Dischi Della Quercia – a later imprint that really gave him the chance to express himself in a great number of ways! There's some really special albums on the set – records that include some key duet sessions – one with trombonist Roswell Rudd, one with altoist Anthony Braxton, and one with bassist Eddie Gomez – and some key group outings with some of the best younger Italian players, grouped together under Gaslini's mature direction, in pursuit of a range of sounds that run the gamut from traditional jazz modes to more avant sounds to some compelling Eastern experiments too. The package brings together 11 full albums, many of which we haven't seen on CD in a long long time – the records Murales, New Orleans Suite, Free Actions, Graffitti, Sharing, Live At The Public Theater, Ecstasy, Four Pieces, Indian Suite, Monodrama, and Skies Of China. CD
(All albums come in cardboard sleeve replicas of the original album covers!)

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Richard L GrahamGovernment Issue – Comics For The People 1940s to 2000s (paperback) ... Book
Abrams Comic Arts, 2009. New Copy Book .... $6.99 29.95
Cool comics from a very unlikely source – publications put together by the US government to spread ideas and inform the public – many of which were handled by top comics talents from the mainstream! The quality of this material is surprisingly wonderful – not schlocky propaganda, but thoughtfully-scripted, well-penned comics that have the same sort of appeal as work from the cleaner, more wholesome side of the Silver Age! Artists include Neal Adams, Charles Biro, Kurt Schaffenberger, Joe Kubert, Milt Caniff, and many others – including a fair bit of unknown illustrators too. The book is surprisingly fun, and a much-needed look at this lesser-known strand of 20th Century comics. 308 pages, full color, and softcover. Book

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New Michel MagneSerie OSS 117 ... CD
Universal (France), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $14.99
Groovy 60s spy soundtrack work – with a mod French twist! The CD documents a series of excellent scores by French composer Michel Magne – written for a run of mid 60s films based around the character of OSS 117 – a James Bond-like secret agent known to the French public through a series of 242 successful novels! The scope of OSS 117's adventures was large – as globe-spanning as that of James Bond, a fact that gave Magne plenty of room to throw in cool exotic, groovy, and jazzy elements to the soundtracks – in a style that was ultimately a heck of a lot more lively than that of John Barry, and which easily matches the best 60s soundtrack work of Lalo Schifrin, Jerry Goldsmith, or Hugo Montenegro! We'd honestly never heard any of these tracks before – but our love of Magne led us to the set, and we were certainly rewarded – as the 23 track package is overflowing with incredibly groovy tunes, and has the feel of some of the best Crippled Dick collections from years past! The four films on the set include OSS 117 Se Dechaine, Banco A Bangkok Pour OSS 117, Furia A Bahia Pour OSS 117, and Atout Coeur A Tokyo Pour OSS 117 – and titles include "OSS 117 Hully Gully", "Banco A Bangkok", "Poursuite Thailandaise", "Hubert Rit Jaune", "Samba Furiosa", and "Slow Du Soleil Levant" – as well as a bonus remix track by Roudoudou! CD

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MojoIssue 246 – May 2014 (with bonus CD) ... Magazine
Mojo, 2014. New Copy .... $9.99
Debbie Harry is on the cover, and the issue's got features on Blondie, The Specials, and other post-punk acts – plus a bonus CD of Death Disco grooves by The Fall, Public Image Ltd, Orange Juice, Cabaret Voltaire, Pere Ubu, Throbbing Gristle, and others! There's also a great article on Davie Bowie's shift from glam to American soul with his crucial Philly recordings – plus articles on Frank Black, Al Kooper, and Jake Bugg – and the usual insane amount of news and reviews! Magazine

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Ennio MorriconeQuattro Mosche Di Velluto Grigio – The Four Velvet Flies (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), 1971. New Copy .... $15.99
A fantastically dark Morricone score! Morricone originally wrote this material for the film Quattro Mosche Di Velluto Grigio, the third part of Dario Argento's cult terror trilogy – and until the release of this CD reissue, only 2 of the tracks ever made it to the public, on a rare single issued by Cinevox in 1971. The leadoff track – "4 Mosche Di Vellutto Grigio (titoli)" – is actually a bit funky, with some very heavy drums and cascading fuzzy guitar riffs that sound very nice. Then, the CD moves into spookier material – like the cut "Come Un Madrigale", and a number of self-titled themes – all of which feature strange harpsichord work, dark orchestral passages, and some very spooky production work! Fortunately, the score ends on an upbeat note – a hard driving, beat group sounding version of the main theme that's a nice cap to the whole package! This CD also includes 3 bonus tracks! CD

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New Sonny MurraySonny's Time Now ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1965. Used .... $38.99
A long-lost treasure, finally made available to the public! This rare session has always been one of the holy grails of avant collectors – and was only ever issued briefly, on Leroi Jones' tiny Jihad label during the mid 60s. This CD brings back the impossible-to-find material – an all-star New York avant session that's very much in the ESP tradition. Sunny Murray leads a group that includes Don Cherry, Albert Ayler, and Henry Grimes – and Leroi Jones does a bit of recitation, as he did on the classic New York Art Quartet album for ESP. Titles include "Virtue", "Justice", "Black Art", and "The Lie". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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Nazz/Woody's Truck StopNazz From Philadelphia/1966 Demos ... CD
Airmail (Japan), Mid/Late 60s. New Copy 2CD .... $9.99
Demos and alternate versions of early gems by Nazz – including a bonus disc of demos by the pre Nazz group Woody's Truck Stop featuring Todd Rundgren! The crunching pre-power pop of Nazz isn't as legendary with the general public as it should be – but if you're down with the Nazz this CD is a fine companion piece to the early LPs. A number of the tunes from Nazz's first 2 LP sare on board here in primitive, but effective versions – featured on disc one Nazz From Philadelphia – with the tracks "Hello It's Me", "Crowded", "Lemming Song", "Kicks" (long version), "Some People", "Open My Eyes", "Forget All About It", "Only One Winner", "Magic Me", "Gonna Cry Today" and more. Disc 2 features a handful of 1966 demos by Woody's Truck Stop featuring Todd Rundgren – including "That's Right, You're Wrong", "Why Is It Me", "The Times Have Changed", "She Must Be Blind" and "Rock Me Baby". CD

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Cokie Roberts, Susan Stamberg, Noah Adams and moreThis Is NPR – The First Forty Years (with CD) (hardcover) ... Book
Chronicle, 2010. New Copy Book .... $9.99 29.95
Sure, we love music plenty here at Dusty Groove – but lots of us are also news junkies too, and you'd be surprised how often you'll hear National Public Radio playing in the background of the shipping and receiving department at the store! We've been digging America's public radio alternative for decades – and it's great to finally get our hands on a book that serves up the full picture that we might have missed while listening to something else – a rich story of the network and its stations, with contributions from folks like Cokie Roberts, Ari Shaprio, Renee Montagne, David Sedaris, Scott Simon, PJ O'Rourke, and many others. The book's full of photos and color images – and features lots of sidebars and detours along the way – with special bits on key contributors and historical moments too. The whole thing comes with a special CD that features six key NPR broadcasts – and the book is 270 pages, full color, and hardcover. Book

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Stark RealityNow ... CD
Stones Throw, 1969. Used .... $8.99
One of the most tripped-out albums of funk you'll ever buy – a rare treasure with a very unusual history! The Stark Reality were a cool little combo formed to work on public television in Boston in the late 60s – and the combo featured some heavy guitars, fuzzed-up vibes, and some monster percussion laid out in tight bass and drum rhythms that were years ahead of their time! The group recorded one rare album – ostensibly a children's record, but based around old compositions by Hoagy Carmichael, completely pulled apart, sliced up, overly harmonized, and spat out into wild funky tunes that bear no resemblance to their originals! The original album – Stark Reality Discovers Hoagy Carmichael's Music Shop – has been a holy grail for collectors for years (we once sold a copy for hundreds of dollars!), and the music has only ever really been heard by a few dedicated beatheads that have tracked down rare copies. Now, though, the geniuses at Stones Throw have put out the whole LP, plus bonus material, in one fantastic package that is soon to make the Stark Reality legends amongst funky fans the world over! Mad vibes meet fuzzy guitars meet killer funky beats – and the whole thing's a masterpiece that will never be duplicated again! Tracks include "Too Much Tenderness", "Sunday's Song", "Roller Coaster Ride", "Say Brother", "Rocket Ship", "All You Need To Make Music", "Junkman's Song", and "Thirty Days Hath September". CD

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Frank Zappa/Mothers Of InventionUncle Meat ... LP
Bizarre/Zappa, 1969. New Copy 2 LP Gatefols (reissue).... $28.99 39.98
An amazing movie in sound – supposedly music (and more) that was going to be used in a film project, issued to the public while Zappa was trying to raise money for production! The album's one of the most tripped-out studio efforts to date from the group – loads of overdubbing, and wonderfully complicated instrumentation – with some especially great keyboards from Don Preston and Ian Underwood, whose keys alone almost preface the future of fusion – while, at the same time, display some key links to 20th century avant music as well! Vocals are dropped in at just the right time, but the instrumental interplay is what really makes the record special – over many short tracks that include "Mr Green Genes", "We Can Shoot You", "Dog Breath Variations", "Sleeping In A Jar", "The Legend Of The Golden Arches", "Uncle Meat", "Cruising For Burgers", and "King Kong" in many variations. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Uncle Meat ... LP 24.99

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Frank Zappa/Mothers Of InventionUncle Meat ... LP
Reprise/Bizarre, 1969. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold .... $24.99
An amazing movie in sound – supposedly music (and more) that was going to be used in a film project, issued to the public while Zappa was trying to raise money for production! The album's one of the most tripped-out studio efforts to date from the group – loads of overdubbing, and wonderfully complicated instrumentation – with some especially great keyboards from Don Preston and Ian Underwood, whose keys alone almost preface the future of fusion – while, at the same time, display some key links to 20th century avant music as well! Vocals are dropped in at just the right time, but the instrumental interplay is what really makes the record special – over many short tracks that include "Mr Green Genes", "We Can Shoot You", "Dog Breath Variations", "Sleeping In A Jar", "The Legend Of The Golden Arches", "Uncle Meat", "Cruising For Burgers", and "King Kong" in many variations. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original blue label pressing, including the book and printed inner sleeves. Cover has a Reprise "Mothers" sticker listing that the book is included, some wear, one completely split top seam, and one partially split top seam.)
Also available Uncle Meat ... LP 28.99

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VariousLost Hip Hop Instrumentals Volume Two ... LP
Lost Hip Hop Instrumentals, 1997. Near Mint- .... $6.99
Collection of instrumental loops from 10 classic hip hop tracks from around 1988-1993. And they're dj friendly enough to list the BPM for each track. Includes instrumental loops from Beatnuts "No Equal", Jeru "Static", BDP "Black Cop", Public Enemy "Louder Than A Bomb", Tribe Called Quest "Push It Along", Kool G Rap "Road to the Riches", Ultramagnetic MC's "Funky", Double XX Posse "Not Gonna Be Able To Do It?", Jungle Brothers "J Beez Comin Through", ? "Makin Moves". Note: These are instrumental loops without vocals, each about 3-4 minutes long. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMontparnasse 2000 – Anthology Of A French Library Label ... CD
Pulp Flavor/Dare Dare (France), 1970s. New Copy .... $11.99
A treasure trove of rare grooves you've probably never heard before – all pulled from the tiny, but excellent, catalog of Montparnasse 2000, a super-hip French sound library label! Most of these tracks were never issued formally to the public – only recorded to serve as backings in radio, TV, and commercial use – but that doesn't stop them from being some really great funky grooves, especially as most of them were performed by some of France's best funky jazzmen of the time! There's a sweet 70s groove that bubbles through the whole set – lots of funky drums, choppy guitar, sweet keyboards, and other classic instrumental touches – and since the Montparnasse catalog has been virtually untapped until now, nearly every track is super-fresh to our ears! Titles include "Turn In Around" by Willy Albimoor, "SOS 17" by Guy Pedersen, "Violence" by Caiage, "OK Richard" by Sylvano Santorio, "Don't Be Cool" by Jacky Giordano, "Danger" by Rene Costy, "Grand Roque" by Maurice Vander, "Vision Pop" by JJ Rober & JM Guise, and "Catalepsy" by Eric Framond. CD

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VariousScoctopus – The In Sound From Octopus Records ... CD
Schema (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy .... $22.99
A legendary set of sound library grooves – and actually one of the first to kick off the genre! The package brings together rare tracks from the small Italian Octopus label – not nearly as well-known as De Wolfe, KPM, or other sound library giants – but an equally great source of rare funky jazz cuts that were never issued to the public at the time – recorded as part of the huge wave of studio activity in Italy during the 60s and 70s! Given that the set was collected by Schema, you can bet that the tracks are right on the money – and titles include "Curly" by Stellio Subelli, "Sculturea Beat" by Angelo Baroncini, "Diacromeico" by Sandro Brugnolini, "Games" by Pasquale Castiglione, "First Black" by Mario Molino, "Maze" by Roberto Conrado, and "Verso L'Infinito" by Alessandro Alessondroni. CD

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All Music GuideOld School Rap & Hip Hop ... Book
AMG, 2008. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A guide to essential Old School Rap & Hip Hop from team at the indespensible All Music Guide – featuring more than 500 music reviews of important records by Grandmaster Flash, Run-DMC, NWA, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy and so much more – plus reviews on soul and funk LPs that were instrumental in the creation of hip hop, from ESG, The Emotions, Gil Scott-Heron, Marva Whitney and many more! The book is divided into 2 parts, The Roots Of Rap and Digging In The Crates, and organized alphabetically. Paperback, 166 pages, with several reviews per page. Book

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New Cabildo's ThreeYuxtaposicion ... CD
Schema (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very very very cool stuff from Italy in the 70's. This tight little combo featuring Fender Rhodes, electric bass, and congas lays down some super tight grooves with a very deep, very funky, very laid back feel. Originally intended for soundtrack use in TV and commercials, this disc has finally been released to the public, and it's been worth the wait! As great as the words "Fender Rhodes", "Italy", and "congas" might suggest, and even better upon repeated listenings. Some tracks have a slightly Latin feel, while others sound like super mellow CTI grooves. Excellent stuff, and it's hardly been off our turntable this month! CD

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New June ChristyGone For The Day (plus Fair & Warmer) ... CD
Capitol, 1957. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Vocalist June Christy is one of the greatest under-recognized talents of the postwar era, and it's great to see that reissue CDs like this are finally getting her work back into the public again! Both albums on this CD were recorded in 1957, with arrangements by the icy genius Pete Rugolo, who worked earlier with Christy on her legendary Something Cool album. The records are both filled with haunting vocal tracks, twisted by Rugolo into complicated arrangements, and sung by Christy with a deep sense of sorrow and loneliness, masked by a weak smile that only seems to further emphasize Christy's inner pain. Titles include "When The Sun Comes Out", "It's So Peaceful In the Country", "When You Awake", "Better Luck Next Time", and "No More". 24 tracks in all – what a deal! CD

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New Ornette ColemanLove Call ... CD
Blue Note, 1968. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the two quartet sessions that Ornette cut for Blue Note in the late 60's – and tight mature work like the New York Is Now sides, recorded in the company of Dewey Redman and the Coltrane rhythm section of Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones, which offers a contrasting perspective to most of the preceding Coleman groups. Ornette plays alto and trumpet, as he was doing around that time, and Redman's playing is amongst his finest on record. Four tunes: the title track, "Airborne", "Check Out Time", and "Open To The Public". CD includes 3 bonus alternate takes, too! CD
(Out of print.)
Also available
Love Call ... LP 9.99
Love Call (with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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New Buddy Collette with Irene KralBuddy Collette Quintet Featuring Irene Kral ... CD
Studio West, 1962. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from both Buddy Collette and Irene Kral – initially recorded for the Navy Swings radio show in the early 60s, and finally presented here to the public on CD! The tracks all feature Buddy's early 60s quintet with Al Viola on guitar and Jack Wilson on piano – and Buddy himself is very strongly the lead soloist in the set, stepping away from some of the more tightly arranged modes of his albums of the 50s, and hitting some wonderfully spontaneous moments on flute, clarinet, tenor, and alto sax. Wilson's piano is as lovely and lyrical as on his best albums as a leader from the time, and provides perfect accompaniment to Kral on the album's vocal tracks – which comprised 6 of the CD's total 14 numbers. Kral tunes include "The Meaning Of The Blues", "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most", "Detour Ahead", and "It's A Wonderful World" – and instrumental tunes include "A Taste Of Fresh Air", "Hunt & Peck", "Emaline's Theme", "Road Trip", and "Soft Touch". CD

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New John CorbettSun Ra & Aye Aton – Space, Interiors, & Exteriors 1972 ... Book
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2013. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing images from the universe of Sun Ra – a mixture of rare photographs and mural images painted by Aye Aton – sometime percussionist with the Arkestra, and a heck of a great painter too! The book begins with these stunning full color photographs of Ra on the set of Space Is The Place – images from 1972 that echo the cover of the album of the same name, but which feature a costumed Ra in a number of different settings – including a few parking lot shots that make him look like a true visitor from the cosmos, briefly walking on our planet! The bigger second half of the book features photographs of murals painted by Aton (who's also known as Robert Underwood) – all of them spacey and trippy, and in a similar spirit to the Saturn Records album covers – except these were all painted on walls and ceilings, in very vivid colors. Aye painted many images in the Arkestra commune in Philly – and other paintings appear to be from the south side of Chicago – and all work here is seen by the wider public for the first time ever. Archivist John Corbett provides an essay with the book to situate the work – and the whole thing's a vivid visual treat for any fan of Sun Ra! Book

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New Bill EvansGreen Dolphin Street ... CD
Milestone, 1959/1962. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Lost Bill Evans material from his tremendous early run on Riverside Records – sessions recorded in 1959, but unreleased to the public for many years! The core of the record features Evans working with Paul Chambers on bass and Philly Joe Jones both rhythm players that Bill interacted with while working in the Miles Davis group, and a strongly-voiced team to echo the sense of space and timing that was the particular Evans touch in the early days. Why these tracks never came out is a real mystery to us – because Bill's still very much at the top of his game, despite having not liked the material at the time of recording – and the Chambers/Jones rhythm section give the tunes a very solid focus throughout. Titles include "You & The Night & The Music", "My Heart Stood Still", "On Green Dolphin Street", "How Am I To Know", and 2 takes of "Woody N You". Added to that number is a really surprising bonus – a 1962 recording of "Loose Bloose", done with Jim Hall on guitar and Zoot Soms on alto – making for one of those rare non-trio dates by Evans! CD

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New Jazz On The Latin Side All-StarsJazz On The Latin Side All-Stars Vol 1 ... CD
CuBop/Ubiquity, 2000. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent set that's a fitting tribute to the genius of the West Coast Latin Scene! For as many years as New York's been a hot city for Latin jazz, Los Angeles has also had an excellent scene, filled with many talented players – but it's always been eclipsed in the history books because of a New York-centrism in reissues, compilations, and general writing on Latin music. However, one of the strongest forces to change this Big Apple-bias in Latin fans has been the groundbreaking Jazz On The Latin Side radio program – which for the past decade has provided public radio with broadcasts of live sets that show the rich amount of talent on the west coast. On the 10th anniversary of the show, a host of great players teamed up to cut this live set for Cubop in LA – including Justo Almario, Francisco Aguabella, Alex Acuna, Otmario Ruiz, Poncho Sanchez, and many others. The music is sophisticated Latin jazz, drenched in the soulful history that separates west coast Latin – especially that of the 70s – from its east coast counterpart. The playing is great, and the record is way more than a loose roots-oriented jam session. Higlights include the massive 15 minute "Descarga Cachao", plus original compositions "Mujer Chicana", "Shortcuts", and "Arabian Moods", which were all written by Jose Rizo, the host of the Jazz On The Latin Side program. Great stuff – and another winner for Cubop! CD

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New Super Hi FiDub To The Bone (with bonus download) ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2012. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The title's quite right on this one – because the group's heavy on dub, but also uses trombones as well – all in a mode that sometimes recalls the classic sound of Kingston, yet which also has some deep funk elements as well! Twin trombones stretch out beautifully – often quite rhythmic in their approach, and intertwined with tight basslines, echoey drums, and sweet guitar riffs too – and titles include "Trio Tro Tro", "Public Option (Prince Polo dub)", "Q Street (Subatomic Sound System rmx)", "Washingtonian", "Neolithic", and "We Will Begin Again (DJ Trainwreck rmx)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 copies.)

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New VariousDef Jam 25 Vol 1 & 2 – DJ Bring That Back ... CD
Def Jam, Mid 80s/1990s/Mid 2000s. Used 2CD .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
25 cuts from a quarter century – to remind you why Def Jam has reigned supreme as other hip hop and urban labels have come and gone! Sure, much of the material here is rather commercial, but then, the first batch of stuff here from the 80s was pretty far off anyone outside NYC's radar when it originally came out, and look at the house that Simmons built. There's more meat than potatoes here, which is more than you can say for just about any label retrospective of this breadth and depth, so stop pretending you're not hungry and just dig in! 2CD package includes with looks from 2008 back to 1997, and on the goes back from 1996 to 1984, and titles Includes "Hustlin'" by Rick Ross, "Go Crazy" by Young Jeezy, "Jesus Walks" by Kanye, "Splash Waterfalls" by Ludacris, "Put It On Me" by Ja Rule, "Money Ain't A Thang" by Jay Z, "Whateva Man" by Method Man & Redman, "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan, "Bring The Pain" by Method Man, "Slam" by Onyx, "Hip Hop Junkies" by Nice & Smooth, "911 Is A Joke" by Public Enemy, "Children's Story" by Slick Rick, "I Can't Live Without My Radio" by LL Cool J and "Pop Goes The Weasel" by 3rd Bass. CD

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New VariousLess Than Zero – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... LP
Columbia, 1987. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Weird mix of stuff on here, but it was the record that broke Public Enemy's "Bring the Noise" onto the world, and you've got to love it for that. Also includes LL Cool J's great "Goin' Back To Cali", one of the greatest lost soundtrack cuts of the 80's! Uh...there's also a duet between Oran "Juice" Jones and Alyson Williams...for you romantic types, plus Slayer covering Iron Butterfly for the metal heads! LP, Vinyl record album
(Spine has a spot of tape & a small rip. Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and WGN in pen.)

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New Gary ByrdCrown (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1983. Used (pic cover).... Out Of Stock
Probably the biggest hit that Gary Byrd ever had, and a conscious effort by this DJ/public speaker to compete with the hip hop 12" single. "The Crown" is a 10 minute track that features Byrd rhyming about wisdom, knowlege, and heritage – with instrumental backing by Stevie Wonder, who also contributes a bit of vocals. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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New Chi-AliRoad Runner (LP, puberty mix, puberty inst)/Fabulous Chi (voc) ... 12-inch
Relativity, 1992. Used (pic cover).... Out Of Stock
Forget that his most recent public appearance was on America's Most Wanted... Just about everything he released still stands up today, including this one, with dope vocals and classic hip hop beats provided by the Beatnuts and A Tribe Called Quest. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Dusty Groove Apron!Dusty Groove Apron! (denim) ... Misc
Dusty Groove Gear, 2013. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Whether you're a pitmaster or a sous chef, you always need a little coverage in the kitchen – and if you're like us, you're most likely spinning a bit of music while you cook – so why not combine the two, and host your folks with a Dusty Groove Apron? We actually created these for our used record department – so that they could spend a day digging through vinyl, and not get completely covered in dust. But due to customer requests, we're also offering them to the public – perfect for everyday use in the kitchen, hosting a BBQ in warm weather, or even working around the woodshop in your basement! Heavy cotton denim, with the Dusty Groove logo at the top, two pockets below, a pen pocket, and an adjustable neck strap – so that we can confidently say that one size fits all. Misc

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New Kool & The GangWild & Peaceful ... CD
De-Lite, 1973. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
After this one, there was no turning back for Kool & The Gang! The record has them bringing their underground funk sound to the masses – with a choppy riffy groove that stands out almost as a public challenge to all the other pretenders that had been cropping up on major labels during the same time. The band are as tight as they ever were – and they're rolling like a non-stop locomotive with a horn-heavy groove on classics like "Jungle Boogie" and "Hollywood Swinging", while also showing hints of their strong mellow future on the cut "Wild & Peaceful". The album also includes the massive two part jammer "Funky Stuff" and "More Funky Stuff", plus "This Is You, This Is Me" and "Life Is What You Make It". CD

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New Ennio MorriconeQuattro Mosche Di Velluto Grigio – The Four Velvet Flies (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Cinevox (Italy), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... Out Of Stock
A fantastically dark Morricone score! Morricone originally wrote this material for the film Quattro Mosche Di Velluto Grigio, the third part of Dario Argento's cult terror trilogy – and until the release of this reissue, only 2 of the tracks ever made it to the public, on a rare single issued by Cinevox in 1971. The leadoff track – "4 Mosche Di Vellutto Grigio (titoli)" – is actually a bit funky, with some very heavy drums and cascading fuzzy guitar riffs that sound very nice. Then, the record moves into spookier material – like the cut "Come Un Madrigale", and a number of self-titled themes – all of which feature strange harpsichord work, dark orchestral passages, and some very spooky production work! Fortunately, the score ends on an upbeat note – a hard driving, beat group sounding version of the main theme that's a nice cap to the whole package! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Quattro Mosche Di Velluto Grigio – The Four Velvet Flies (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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New Son Of BazerkBang [Get Down, Get Down] (voc, inst)/The Band Gets Swivey On Wheels (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1991. Used (pic cover).... Out Of Stock
If you're not familiar with them, Son of Bazerk was a side project of the Bomb Squad during the Public Enemy days. On "Bang", like their other singles, they combine a dozen styles, everything from raggae chatting to party chants over the Bomb Squad's wall-of-sound. "The Band Get's Swivey...." sounds like a new version of "Change the Style." 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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New VariousMontparnasse 2000 – Anthology Of A French Library Label ... CD
Pulp Flavor/Dare Dare (France), 1970s. Used .... Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of rare grooves you've probably never heard before – all pulled from the tiny, but excellent, catalog of Montparnasse 2000, a super-hip French sound library label! Most of these tracks were never issued formally to the public – only recorded to serve as backings in radio, TV, and commercial use – but that doesn't stop them from being some really great funky grooves, especially as most of them were performed by some of France's best funky jazzmen of the time! There's a sweet 70s groove that bubbles through the whole set – lots of funky drums, choppy guitar, sweet keyboards, and other classic instrumental touches – and since the Montparnasse catalog has been virtually untapped until now, nearly every track is super-fresh to our ears! Titles include "Turn In Around" by Willy Albimoor, "SOS 17" by Guy Pedersen, "Violence" by Caiage, "OK Richard" by Sylvano Santorio, "Don't Be Cool" by Jacky Giordano, "Danger" by Rene Costy, "Grand Roque" by Maurice Vander, "Vision Pop" by JJ Rober & JM Guise, and "Catalepsy" by Eric Framond. CD
Also available Montparnasse 2000 – Anthology Of A French Library Label ... CD 11.99

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New Anthony CaroniaAfro Cuba – Mystery & Magic Of Afro Cuban Spirituality (hardcover) ... Book
Benteli (Switzerland), 2010. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Amazing images from the Santeria underground in contemporary Cuba – the rich spiritual culture that's persisted for decades – and, if anything, has gotten only stronger through a rich network of local practice and dedicated spirituality! The photographs here are all in brilliant black and white – shot both behind the scenes, and at public festivals – and accompanied by notes and writing in both English and Spanish. The oversized book is 158 pages, with very good paper stock – a heavy coffee-table tome on the topic! Book

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New Galt MacDermotMore From The Basement – Unreleased Tracks Vol 2 ... LP
Kilmarnock, 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Funky madness from the mind of Galt MacDermot – the second volume of rare work from his deep deep vaults! Galt's best known to most of the world as the man who wrote the music for Hair, but to us beatheads, the best stuff is his rare work – a wealth of incredible drumbreaks, basslines, piano riffs, and quirky rhythms – recorded for years on his own, finally now getting out to the public! This album's almost better than the first volume – as it's filled with stripped down instrumental cuts that feature plenty of drums (by either Idris Muhammad or Bernard Purdie), electric keyboards, and other instrumentation like flute or guitar. A few cuts have vocals, but even those are nice and funky – and honestly, the album's maybe even better all the way through than most of Galt's classic albums from the old days! Titles include "Ba Ba Black Baby", "Lost Dreams", "Ghetto Suite Medley", "DD 2 03", "Wurly", "Water Fight", and "Cleanly & Pump". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Snowboy & The Latin SectionPara Puente ... CD
CuBop, 2002. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A pretty sweet little album from Snowboy – still staying true to his Latin roots, despite an increasing public persona as an expert on all things funky! The record's nice, tight, and very jamming – a full on Latin jazz experience, with some great bass work by the legendary Nico Gomez! Other instrumentation includes Hammond, trumpet, tenor, and Fender Rhodes – and tracks include "Two For T", "Rocky & Perry", "Barrago", "Chango Moti Awa", and "Puente". CD
 
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New Donald Albrecht & Thomas MellinsOnly In New York – Photographs From Look Magazine (hardcover) ... Book
Monacelli, 2009. New Copy .... $11.99 50.00
Weird and wonderful photos from the now-kaput Look Magazine – a whole host of vivid postwar images that show why the publication was always a standout on the magazine racks! The cover image of Salvador Dali is a great leadoff to the book's run of photos – images from the New York streets, subways, apartments, clubs, and underground! Images includes shots of lovers in parks and on fire escapes, scenes in night spots, subway images, Times Square landscapes, garment industry photos, entertainers big and small, and some especially great footage of Harlem and Brooklyn in the 50s. 208 pages, black and white, in a heavy oversized book! Book

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Ross Andru & Mike EspositoRoss Andru & Mike Esposito's Get Lost ... Book
Hermes, 1950s. New Copy .... $8.99 29.99
One of the greatest publications to ever rip off Mad Magazine – and an early effort from the team of Ross Andru and Mike Esposito – later known for famous work at both Marvel and DC Comics! Get Lost follows from the early Mad comic book style – and features lots of well-done parodies of popular genres – film, fiction, and more! The writing is good, but the art is even better – very angular and edgey, at a level that's quite different than any other later work from the team – definitely influenced by the work of early Mad artists, but quite unique as well. The book brings together all three issues of the short-lived publication in glorious full color – and also features an interview with Mike Esposito on the fate of the comic as well. 96 pages, color, oversize. Book

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Apple & The Three OrangesFree & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 (with download) ... LP
Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP .... $19.99
A funky treasure trove from Apple & The Three Oranges – a group we hardly know at all, but who really blow us away with the cuts on this collection! The groove is plenty hard right from the get-go – the best of the funky 45 underground of the early 70s – which means that there's more 60s rawness on the record than you'd get from bigger-label funk at the time – as Ed "Apple" Nelson still works here with a mostly underground vibe! Ed plays drums – which are mighty hard on most numbers – and his vocals have this offbeat, off-kilter, over the top quality that almost reminds us a bit of the Hank Ballard/James Brown recordings for late 60s King – particularly in the way that Nelson's completely unbridled with his energy. The whole thing's great – one of the best funky collections we've heard in years – and presented with a rich amount of notes and historical information too. Titles include "Free & Easy (parts 1 & 2)", "Moon Light", "Curse Upon The World", "What Goes Around Comes Around", "Down Home Publicity", "True Love Will Never Die", "Gotta Stand For Something (parts 1 & 2)", and "I'll Give You A Ring". Features a great 16 page booklet with extensive liner notes and photos! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Mike AshleyGateways To Forever – The Story Of The Science Fiction Magazines From 1970 to 1980 (hardcover) ... Book
Liverpool University Press (UK), 2007. New Copy .... $11.99 48.99
This third volume in Mike Ashley's series covers just a single decade, but shows more transformation in science fiction publishing than almost the previous 50 years together! The book details the explosion of new ideas and new sources of sci-fi in the 70s – from bigger older publications to a range of alternate press outlets as well – all with the same rich detail of the previous volumes in the collection. Ashley is way more than just a fan or devoted reader – and approaches the material with some very thorough information, detailed in his copious notes and extremely compelling appendix chapters. Over 500 pages, hardcover. Book

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Kathy BarnesFun And Games/Spanish Dancer ... 12-inch
Republic, 1979. Near Mint- .... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Republic Disco sleeve with a cut corner.)

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Toni BrownRelix, The Book – The Grateful Dead Experience – 30 Years Of Mind Melting Art, Interviews, Anecdotes & More ... Book
Backbeat Books, 2009. New Copy .... $8.99 29.99
A hefty tribute to Relix magazine – that long-running publication that first began as a tribute to The Grateful Dead, but which went onto encompass a host of different styles, and help provide some inspiration for the jamband generation as well! The book's got the dimensions of the magazine, and presents loads and loads of vintage pages in full color – almost as if you're getting a giant-sized volume of the magazine, assembled from all the best articles over the years! There's way more here than just the Dead – interviews with and articles on Robert Crumb, John Lennon, Jefferson Starship, Merl Saunders, Willie Dixon, and many others – plus even-cooler topical articles on things like 70s disco, taping live performances, parental approval of the Grateful Dead, and many other groovy topics. Very nicely done, vividly illustrated, full color, and 244 pages! Book

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Daily MirrorBeatles– Four Lads Who Shook America – 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition ... Magazine
Daily Mirror, 2014. New Copy .... $11.99
A special supplement to the UK's Daily Mirror – celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles in America! And yes, the newsstands this year have been filled with publications of this nature, but this is definitely one of the better ones – a special package that's as well-done as other Brit mags, like Mojo or Uncut – with great design, and lots and lots of rare photos! The magazine features the tour diary for the group in 1964 – with special features on a few key stops. Magazine

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DvorakSymphonies No 7 Op 70 , No 8 Op 88, & No 9 Op 95 (From The New World) – Vaclav Neumann/Czeck Philharmonic Orchestra ... CD
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1981. Used 2CD .... $5.99
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Expresion Joven (Voice Of Youth)Dominican Republic – La Hora Este Llegando! (The Time Is Coming!) ... LP
Paredon, 1974. Very Good+ .... $14.99
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(Includes original book.)

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New Fela & Africa 70Coffin For Head Of State/Unknown Soldier ... CD
Universal (France), 1979/1980. Used .... $8.99
Two beautiful albums from one of the most difficult periods of Fela's life. "Coffin For Head Of State (Part 1 & 2)" is a mournful dirge-like track (although not without a good deal of funk), written around the death of Fela's mother from an attack on his Kalakatua Republic. "Unknown Soldier (Part 1 & 2)" tells of that attack, and has a similar mournful quality, mirroring the sadness and trauma of the event. Both tracks are fantastic, and represent a maturity and emotionality that make this time one of the best musical moments of Fela's career! CD

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New Groove PresentsGroove Presents Rare Groove A to Z – Complete Edition (paperback) ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2013. New Copy .... $34.99
An even-better volume of this amazing publication – a true treasure trove for fans of all things funky – and one of the coolest books of rare records we've ever seen! The Japanese book is a dictionary of rare groove classics from the 60s and 70s – listing hundreds of rare albums in alphabetical order, and featuring full color cover art, label and date information, and even a "rarity" meter – telling how hard it is to find the records! There's also reviews of each record, but written in Japanese – yet even without that information, there's plenty of great stuff here – and the visuals alone are worth the price of admission, as you'll find plenty here to guide your digging for rare albums for years to come. You'll also find some other cool features too – including a section on unreleased tracks from the 60s and 70s, which have come out in later years. Over 300 pages, full color images, and beautifully put together! Book

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Mayer HawthorneWhere Does This Door Go (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Universal Republic, 2013. New Copy .... $17.99 18.98
A sweet little record from Mayer Hawthorne – put together with the kind of care and straightforward sound that so few folks have been using in recent years! Back at his start, you might have been tempted to think of Hawthorne as slightly ironic – an underground talent who could work at a level that rivaled some of the best blue-eyed soul singers of decades past, but who might have been doing the whole thing with a nod and a wink. Yet with a record like this, Mayer really comes across as a top-shelf talent – an artist with strength and confidence that really come through in his performance and overall presentation – less care for any posturing or the ways in which anyone might perceive him – and instead just a great dedication to reviving the kinds of sounds that used to make the west coast scene sparkle so much in the 70s! Production is wonderful – crisp enough to be contemporary, but full of plenty of old school touches on the instrumentation too – which really helps the lyrics resonate in a space between the fresh and the classic. Loads of hook-heavy numbers, and even if our kid cousins are downloading this one in years to come, we'll still be proud we were with Mayer from the start. Titles include "Back Seat Lover", "Allie Jones", "Wine Glass Woman", "Reach Out Richard", "Crime", "Corsican Rose", "Robot Love", "The Stars Are Ours", and "All Better". Features bonus tracks "Fool", "Small Clone", "Designer Drug", and "Kaila". CD
Also available Where Does This Door Go (with bonus download and bonus track) ... LP 21.99

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Mayer HawthorneWhere Does This Door Go (with bonus download and bonus track) ... LP
Universal Republic, 2013. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $21.99 22.98
A sweet little record from Mayer Hawthorne – put together with the kind of care and straightforward sound that so few folks have been using in recent years! Back at his start, you might have been tempted to think of Hawthorne as slightly ironic – an underground talent who could work at a level that rivaled some of the best blue-eyed soul singers of decades past, but who might have been doing the whole thing with a nod and a wink. Yet with a record like this, Mayer really comes across as a top-shelf talent – an artist with strength and confidence that really come through in his performance and overall presentation – less care for any posturing or the ways in which anyone might perceive him – and instead just a great dedication to reviving the kinds of sounds that used to make the west coast scene sparkle so much in the 70s! Production is wonderful – crisp enough to be contemporary, but full of plenty of old school touches on the instrumentation too – which really helps the lyrics resonate in a space between the fresh and the classic. Loads of hook-heavy numbers, and even if our kid cousins are downloading this one in years to come, we'll still be proud we were with Mayer from the start. Titles include "Back Seat Lover", "Allie Jones", "Wine Glass Woman", "Reach Out Richard", "Crime", "Corsican Rose", "Robot Love", "The Stars Are Ours", and "All Better". LP features the bonus track "Physicality". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download too!)
Also available Where Does This Door Go (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 17.99

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Mariko IdeThere Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) (classic club mix, reprise mix, radio edit, inst) ... 12-inch
Rhythm Republic (Japan), 2000. Near Mint- (pic cover).... $9.99
Produced by Frankie Knuckles. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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G LoveBlood Shot And Blue (10-inch with download) (2013 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Universal Republic, 2013. Near Mint- .... $9.99
Produced by Jack Johnson. Includes backing vocals by Matt Costa, Jack Johnson and others. LP, Vinyl record album

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Revolutionary EnsemblePeople's Republic ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold .... $14.99
Set of free "out" tracks by this classic 70's loft avant group. Leroy Jenkins, Sirone, and Jerome Cooper mesh together brilliantly, and have honed their style sharply by the time of this A&M release. Gatefold cover, with the tracks "Trio for Trio", "Chinese Rock", and "Ponderous Planets". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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ShindigAnnual Number 4 (hardcover) ... Book
Shindig, 2013. New Copy .... $19.99
A fab annual edition from Shindig magazine – served up in a hardcover package, with the heft of a book, not a magazine! The heavy volume brings together some of the best bits from out of print issues of the wonderful publication – great words and images on a variety of acts that include HP Lovecraft, Gene Clark, The Poets, Spirit, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Procol Harum, Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger, The Litter, The Dillards, and even Zig Zag Magazine too! No ads or other bits – just full color pages throughout! Book

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SHQSHQ & Friends ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1965. Near Mint- Gatefold .... $24.99
One of the most unusual albums by this compelling Eastern European group – led by Karel Velebny on vibes, with Joachim Kuhn on piano, Laco Deczi on trumpet, and Rudolph Dasek on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear near the top, but this is a great copy overall.)

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Sly & The Family StoneHigher (4CD box set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4 CDs .... $52.99 59.98
Your Sly & The Family Stone collection just got a whole lot bigger – thanks to this amazing package that's filled with rare recordings, live tracks, unusual mixes, and 17 previously unreleased tracks! Even if you own all of Sly's incredible records from the late 60s and early 70s, this box is completely essential – a batch of music that really blows us away with its depth and quality – not a single clunker in the set, and lots and lots of genius gems that even further open our eyes to the wonder of Sly! The package is wonderful – with a massive 104 page book that's filled with rare images from archives, press, publicity, and a whole host of rare items from the group's key years – amazing posters, photos, labels, tickets, documents, ads, and more – complete with new essay material, track by track notes, and a timeline of Sly Stone's career. Previously unissued titles include "Silent Communication", "I Remember", "My Woman's Head (inst)", "Fortune & Fame", "What's That Got To Do With Me", "I Know What You Came To Say", "Love City", "Dynamite", "I Get High On You (version 2)", "Wonderful World Of Color (inst)", "Feathers (inst)", "Dance To The Music (live", "Music Lover/I Want To Take You Higher/Music Lover (live)", "High", and "You're The One (live)". Other tracks include the mono numbers "Scat Swim", "I Just Learned To Swim", "Buttermilk (part 1)", "Higher", "Underdog", "Bad Risk", "Advice", and "I Cannot Make It" – and the set has a total of 77 tracks in all. CD
Also available Higher (8LP box set – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 142.99

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Sly & The Family StoneHigher (8LP box set – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 8 LPs .... $142.99 199.98
Your Sly & The Family Stone collection just got a whole lot bigger – thanks to this amazing package that's filled with rare recordings, live tracks, unusual mixes, and 17 previously unreleased tracks! Even if you own all of Sly's incredible records from the late 60s and early 70s, this box is completely essential – a batch of music that really blows us away with its depth and quality – not a single clunker in the set, and lots and lots of genius gems that even further open our eyes to the wonder of Sly! The package is wonderful – with a massive 104 page book that's filled with rare images from archives, press, publicity, and a whole host of rare items from the group's key years – amazing posters, photos, labels, tickets, documents, ads, and more – complete with new essay material, track by track notes, and a timeline of Sly Stone's career. Previously unissued titles include "Silent Communication", "I Remember", "My Woman's Head (inst)", "Fortune & Fame", "What's That Got To Do With Me", "I Know What You Came To Say", "Love City", "Dynamite", "I Get High On You (version 2)", "Wonderful World Of Color (inst)", "Feathers (inst)", "Dance To The Music (live", "Music Lover/I Want To Take You Higher/Music Lover (live)", "High", and "You're The One (live)". Other tracks include the mono numbers "Scat Swim", "I Just Learned To Swim", "Buttermilk (part 1)", "Higher", "Underdog", "Bad Risk", "Advice", and "I Cannot Make It" – and the set has a total of 77 tracks in all. LP version is limited and numbered – and features 180 gram audiophile pressed at RTI – all in a very heavy box! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited and numbered, too!)
Also available Higher (4CD box set) ... CD 52.99

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Frantisek UhlirBassaga ... LP
Panton (Czech Republic), 1984. Near Mint- .... $14.99
An obscure Czech jazz session, led by bassist Frantisek Uhlir – with Karel Velebny on vibes and Emil Viklicky on piano! A few tracks also feature a string quartet too. LP, Vinyl record album

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New WatusiDance Classics Disc Guide (paperback) ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2013. New Copy .... $29.99
Rare club galore – a pretty great publication that looks at the "seeds of club music", and features listings for hundreds of rare records from the 70s and 80s! The format is similar to other Rittor discographies – lots of full color album art (or label art in the case of 12" singles) – with the title, artist, label, and date all in English – followed by a short Japanese review. And as with the other books, it's the selection of tracks that make the whole thing great – as we'll find one record we know and love next to something we'd never thought to try before – and see the music in a new relationship that really informs our digging! Even if you can't read most of the text, there's still plenty here for any crate-digging fan of club and disco – and the book features different sections on "Pre-Disco Era", "Disco Rock", "NY Dance Classics", and other sub-categories that are very helpful. Hundreds of records are listed – and the book is very nicely done! Book

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ZedasheIntangible Pearls – Ancient Polyphony From The Republic Of Georgia ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2013. New Copy .... $8.99
Sublime vocal work from a contemporary Georgian ensemble – but one who work strongly in the best ancient modes of the Eastern world! The group have an amazing polyphonic approach – voices rising and falling, crossing and turning, coming together in a way that's far more than usual choral work – with a heavenly quality that's completely transcendent! The approach is a bit like some of the Bulgarian choral work made popular a few decades back, but also a bit more folksy too – given the personal approach of the recording, and the use of light acoustic instrumentation and percussion from time to time – although the vocal passages are clearly the main focus here. CD features 25 tracks in all – some traditional, some more recent, all of them beautiful! CD

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VariousDjango Unchained ... CD
Universal Republic, 2012. New Copy .... $9.99 15.98
Life! Liberty! Vengeance! A wild and very cool soundtrack for Tarantino's dual Blacksploitation/Spaghetti Western homage Django Unchained – featuring bits from some of our favorite Italian western composers mixed up with classic and contemporary funky soul and hip hop! It's the kind of soundtrack that could only happen for Quentin Tarantino – with rare and hard-to-find compositions by Luis Bacalov, Ennio Morricone, Riz Ortolani and Jerry Goldsmith on one hand – along with a few seemingly antithetical new compositions on the other – including a track penned by star Jamie Foxx for Rick Ross, a James Brown "Payback" remix with a vocal from the 2Pac archive, plus ones by Anthony Hamilton, John Legend and others! Last but not least, it's got some great bits of film dialogue by Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson and Leonardo DiCaprio. Titles include "Django" by Luis Bacalov, "The Braying Mule" by Ennio Morricone, "Nicaragua" by Jerry Goldsmith with Pat Metheny, "Day Of Anger" by Riz Ortolani, "Unchained (The Payback/Untouchable)" by James Brown with 2Pac, "Who Did That To You?" by John Legend, "100 Black Coffins" by Rick Ross, "Trinity (Titoli)" by Annibale E I Cantori Moderni and many more. CD

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VariousIn The Dark – The Soul Of Detroit (CD & DVD) (with bonus track) ... CD
Still Music, 2005/2012. New Copy CD/DVD .... $16.99
An excellent collection of soulful house from the Detroit underground of the mid 00s onward – one that's bubbling over with great work from lesser-known talents – all of whom come together to prove that these days, Detroit's one of the most happening music scenes on the planet! There's a really unified feel to the record, despite the presence of so many different artists – and much of the work here is kind of a homegrown version of the better-known cosmic grooves that have been emanating from the city in the work of Amp Fiddler, Ayro, and others in recent years. There's perhaps a bit more of a house-heavy vibe here than those references might imply – but the sound is cosmically soulful all the way through, with some great vocals on the best tracks! Titles include "Everybody (Amp Fiddler rmx)" by Courtney Jackson, "Melodies From The Jazz Republic" by Mick Huckaby, "Cosmic Jungle" by Rick The Godson Wilhite, "Ecoutez" by Keith Worthy & Malik Alston, "The Feeling Of Love (Amp Fiddler rmx)" by Anetria Wright, "Hot N Funky" by Delano Smith, "Sugar (Amp Fiddler rmx)" by Patchworks, "In The Dark" by Raybone Jones, Marcellus Malik Pittman, & Rick The Godson Wilhite. 2012 version includes the bonus track "Bosmos" by Rick The Godson Wilhite & Kenny Dixon Jr (Moodyman) plus DVD bonus disc: In The Dark: Voices, shot in Detroit by Chris Bravo and featuring Ron Trent, Franki "DJ 3000" Juncaj, Mike Huckaby, Diviniti & Pirahnahead and many more. CD

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VariousNRK Sessions – Soul, Afro-Jazz & Latin From The Club 7 Scene ... CD
Plastic Strip Press (Norway), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $16.99
Some of the funkiest grooves we've ever heard from the European scene – all tracks from the late 60s and early 70s, recorded as part of the legendary Club 7 in Oslo! Although of Norwegian origin, most of these numbers lean heavily towards American funky styles of soul and jazz at the end of the 60s – grooves that are loose and free, and which often feature some surprisingly great English language vocals – some sung by American soulster Earl Wilson, who was part of the scene at the time, and a key influence on most of the grooves here. The package is a real discovery for our ears – and given that most of these numbers were recorded by the Norwegian broadcasting system for radio play, they weren't really issued publicly at the time – making this collection almost a "sound library soul" set! Titles include "Whole Lotta Love", "Hot Pants", "Come On Children", "Them Changes", and "Moment Of Truth" by The Band No Name; "Groovin" by Karin Krog & Fred Noddelund, "Lite Lite" and "Tamma Song" by Tamma, "Night IN Barcelona" and "Oslo Late July" by Kjellerrock Jazzbandet, "California Soul" and "Don't Let Me Lose This Dream" by Geir Wentzel's Orkester, and "Otinku" by Modern Sound Quintet. CD

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VariousOriginal Raw Soul Vol III ... LP
Now Again, Late 90s/2000s. New Copy 2LP .... $26.99
The long-awaited third volume Original Raw Soul – a set that pulls together rare funky soul singles by the revolving roster of players led by the Whitefield Brothers – singles that ultimately became just as rare as the obscure funk 45s that inspired them! Nowadays, The Whitefield Brothers, their Poets Of Rhythm and associated acts can be credited for spurring the funk & raw soul revival of the 00s onward. At the time, some of the singles would appear and be hyped as reissues of regional rarities from back in the day – and they're so damn authentic, it was pretty easy to believe! Straight up raw funk instros, some jazzier gems with flute and female vox, organ-drenched jams and more credited to New Process, Poets Of Rhythm, Karl Hector & The Malcouns, Bajka, Whitefield Brothers, Polyversal Souls and more! Includes "Bus People Theme" and "Freedom" by New Process, "Summer Days (Instrumental)" and "Flight To St Vincent" by Poets Of Rhythm, "A Vision" and "The Only Religion That I Believe" by Bajka, "$600 Song" and "Banana Republic" by Mercy Sluts, "Muswell Hill Run" by Polyversal Souls, "The Bastard" and "Savannahstan" by Whitefield Brothers and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRepublicafrobeat Vol 2 – Compilado Por DJ Floro ... CD
Lovemonk (Germany), 2005. Used .... $9.99
CD
(Out of print. Digipack has some edge wear.)

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One Of YouOne Of You ... LP
Early 80s. New Copy .... Early November, 2013 (delayed)
One Of You fled the Czech Republic in 1968 right before the Prague Spring. She was filled with hope about her new life in the west, but was shaken by the immense alienation and loneliness of urban life in North America. Her reaction to a new harsh reality was writing these songs, accompanying herself on the synthesizer. She never learned how to compose music developing her own notation and singular style. Side A consists of three self released 7"s from the early 1980s while the B side is a collection of unreleased acoustic demos sung in Czech. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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New TaiguaraImyra, Tayra, Ipy, Taiguara ... CD
1976. New Copy .... Around June 11, 2014
A pretty mind-blowing album from Taiguara – worlds ahead of most of his other records, with very ambitious arrangements done in collaboration with Hermeto Pascoal and Wagner Tiso! The scope of the work is quite large – a complex blend of many instruments that soars with the soulfulness of some of the Milton Nascimento experiments from the same time, yet which at times has a rootsiness and a "natural" approach that drives the whole thing home! Incredibly hard to describe accurately – but if you like the work of Pascoal and Tiso at all, the record's a real treat – and a rare chance to hear this under-recognized Brazilian artist at his best. Titles include "Situacao", "Tres Pontas", "Outra Cena", "Pianice", "Publico", "Terra Das Palmeiras", and "Luanda Violeta Africana". CD

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New Echoes Of The PastIssue No 107 ... Magazine
Echoes Of The Past, 2013. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Once again, this tiny publication blows us away – by coming up with coverage on artists no other magazine would touch! The issue features in-depth looks at a few lesser-known groups – The Volcanos, who recorded for the Philly soul label Arctic; junior soul singer Tony Talent, and his group The Coalitions; and Pittsburgh singer Kitty LaNier, who recorded for 20th Century and King Records! Each article features vintage photos, label shots, and a history of the artist – and the magazine also features a few special columns on rare records too. Magazine

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New Ghost BCInfestissumam ... CD
Republic, 2013. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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New TaiguaraImyra, Tayra, Ipy, Taiguara ... CD
EMI/Kuarup (Brazil), 1976. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty mind-blowing album from Taiguara – worlds ahead of most of his other records, with very ambitious arrangements done in collaboration with Hermeto Pascoal and Wagner Tiso! The scope of the work is quite large – a complex blend of many instruments that soars with the soulfulness of some of the Milton Nascimento experiments from the same time, yet which at times has a rootsiness and a "natural" approach that drives the whole thing home! Incredibly hard to describe accurately – but if you like the work of Pascoal and Tiso at all, the record's a real treat – and a rare chance to hear this under-recognized Brazilian artist at his best. Titles include "Situacao", "Tres Pontas", "Outra Cena", "Pianice", "Publico", "Terra Das Palmeiras", and "Luanda Violeta Africana". CD

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New Wax PoeticsIssue #31 –October/November 2008 ... Magazine
Wax Poetics, 2008. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Damn – these guys never stop giving out the good stuff! Even 31 issues into their historic run, Wax Poetics still hits on more music that matters to us than anyone else – with features this time on Shuggie Otis, Grant Green, Os Mutantes, Patrick Adams, Larry Coryell, Slick Rick, and MF Doom! Few publications take the time to cover music like this, and none do it so well – with an always-thoughtful level of writing, and a beautiful set of photos and vintage images that make the articles almost as worth digging as a crate full of old vinyl! And as always, you get plenty for your money – over 125 full-color, journal-like pages – a high-quality testament to all things funky. Magazine

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New Mike AshleyTransformations – The Story Of The Science Fiction Magazines From 1950 to 1970 (hardcover) ... Book
Liverpool University Press (UK), 2005. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A deep look into some crucial years for science fiction on both sides of the Atlantic – a time when the magazine outlet for the genre was still stronger than books or film – as great strides and new talent were being put forth nearly every year! Despite a vivid cover, the book itself is strongly text-oriented – over 400 dense pages that really capture a time when folks like Harlan Ellison, Michael Moorcock, and JG Ballard were bringing a whole new sensibility to sci fi – with deep details on the shift in magazine publishing and markets, and the rich wave of talent to follow. Author Ashley adds in some very strong appendix bits – including a directory of editors and publishers of the time, a summary of all important magazines, and even a look at artists and non-English language sci fi publications. Hardcover, and over 400 pages. Book
 
 
 



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