Hundreds of nicely-priced CD new arrivals!


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Village Boogie
PMG (Austria), 1979.
An album that definitely lives up to its title – thanks to a strong embrace of funky boogie styles, but served up here with a sweet Nigerian twist! Some cuts are heavy funk right from the start – clearly inspired by Kool & The Gang and other sharp-edged American groups of the 70s ... CD (Global Grooves)
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Everything's Beautiful
Legacy, 2016.
Robert Glasper takes on the music of Miles Davis – in a set that's way more of Glasper's own than you might guess from the presentation! True, the tracks are all based around Miles Davis material from the Columbia Records vaults – but Robert really opens things up right away with his ... CD (Jazz)
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Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977.
A beautiful late 70s set from reedman Marion Brown – maybe not as all-out adventurous as some of his earliest material, but still filled with a strong sense of spirit and soul! The group here is a bit unusual – as Brown's alto is set up with the guitar of Brandon K Ross, bass of Jack ... CD (Jazz)
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Spaced Out
Left Ear (UK), 1979. (reissue)
A record that's hardly spaced out at all – and which instead is a really righteous blend of funk, jazz, and a bit of soul – all served up here by an obscure Maryland band at the end of the 70s! There's a wonderful confluence of energy going on here – some spiritual jazz in the ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Learning To Love
Columbia (Japan), 1982.
Rodney Franklin's learning to love – and he's learning to groove, too – by adding in just a bit more vocals to his music than before, but still holding onto all the best keyboard strengths of the past! Franklin was really one of the leading lights of the Columbia Records jazz scene of ... CD (Jazz)
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Gruppo D'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza 1973
Beat (Italy), 1973.
A rare one from Italian experimental pioneers Gruppo D'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza – led by Franco Evangelisti and featuring the great Ennio Morricone on trumpet, who might feel a little bit liberated from the conventions of film soundtrack compositions in this setting, and is making ... CD (Out Sound)
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People Hold On
Tamla/Universal (Japan), 1972.
A truly amazing album – unlike anything Eddie Kendricks ever did before, or since – and one of those records that really helped shape the sound of soul in the 70s! The music is as rich and powerful as the image on the cover – with some righteous undercurrents that really mark the ... CD (Soul)
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We Be All Africans
Strut (UK), 2016.
Legendary reedman Idris Ackamoor is strongly back in action – working here with a new version of his classic Pyramids group from the 70s – with a groove that's every bit as righteous as their classic albums from back in the day! In truth, Ackamoor has been going strongly over the ... CD (Jazz)
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BBE (UK), Mid 70s/Late 2000s/Early 2010s. 2 CDs
CD...$15.99 16.99 (LP)
One of the coolest projects we've heard from Rich Medina in years – a killer compilation that brings together older Afro Funk tracks from the 70s with a big amount of cuts from more contemporary years – all with a blend that pushes the spirit of the continent way out into the cosmos! ... CD (Funky Compilations)
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Rerootin Henny Vonk
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981/1982.
Maybe the only album we've ever seen from Henny Vonk – a jazz singer with a Dutch name, but a style here that's right up there with some of the hipper American singers of the period – especially those who know how to move on the hipper currents of the spectrum! At some level, Henny's ... CD (Vocalists)
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Spirits & Warriors
Criss Cross (Netherlands), 2016.
Maybe some of the most compelling music we've ever heard from pianist Luis Perdomo – a set that begins with his own extended suite of righteous material, then moves into some beautiful tunes by Clifford Jordan and Hermeto Pascoal! Perdomo's always had a depth to his music, but this record ... CD (Jazz)
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Experimental
Fiesta/Africa Seven (UK), 1978. (reissue)
A set that's a lot more funky than you'd guess from its "experimental" title – a record that's right on the money, in a sweet blend of late 70s Afro Funk styles! The group have a tightness that's maybe more West Africa via Paris than some of the sounds from back on the continent ... LP, Vinyl record album (Global Grooves)
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Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s.
Extraterrestrial synths and tight, dancefloor-ready grooves from Cabo Verde – compiled here on one the most mindblowing Analog Africa collections in years! The well-detailed, beautiful-illustrated notes (an always welcome feature in Analog Africa set) tells the story of a cargo ship full of ... CD (Global Grooves)
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Untitled Unmastered
Interscope, 2016.
Untitled Unmastered, though masterful material from Kendrick Lamar – another great stride in his astonishing mid teens creative win streak– a low key and low stakes release compared to the huge platform for To Pimp A Butterfly, but damn, it sure does resonate with a similar haze of ... LP, Vinyl record album (Hip Hop)
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Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Criss Cross (Netherlands), 2016.
Tenorists Seamus Blake and Chris Cheek return again with their Reeds Ramble group – although the name of that lineup's a bit misleading – given the strong direction and focus we hear in both players! In fact, there's hardly a sense of "ramble" at all – as the solos are ... CD (Jazz)
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Free Smiles – Live At Montreux
Arista (Japan), 1978.
Maybe one of the best 70s albums from these two great musicians – a spare set of duos performances recorded live at Montreux – away from any of the studio trappings that both players often found themselves involved with! There's almost an ECM vibe to the record – as the vibes of ... CD (Jazz)
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Cometa
Nublu, 2016. Gatefold
A totally wonderful project from the mad musical world of Brazilian genius Kassin – a set of all-instrumental tracks by the group Cometa – a combo who seem equally at home in the worlds of jazz and funk, as they do in a much wider territory of music, too! The record bristles with so ... LP, Vinyl record album (Brazil)
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Hello Baby
Loa (UK), 2016.
Lack Of Afro really seems to have tightened up his game – realizing that more can come from less – especially when it's focused on a sound this strong! Gone are some of the tricks and turns you might know from the LOA of years back – especially some of the mixes that circulated ... CD (Deep Funk)
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Live!
RCA (Japan), 1977.
The mighty Lonnie Liston Smith live – sounding every bit as great as he did on his famous studio sessions from the 70s – and maybe even more freewheeling too! The feel of the record is really tremendous – extremely soulful, with Lonnie jamming away on keyboards as the band ... CD (Jazz)
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Wailing Wailers
Studio One (UK), Late 60s.
Landmark work from The Wailers – the early trio version of the group, with a legendary lineup that includes Peter Tosh and Bob Marley! The style here is different than both Tosh and Marley's music to come, but the sound is already totally top-shelf – a wickedly soulful blend of ... CD (Reggae)

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