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Secret Lover
Blue Candle/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976.
A fantastic album from deep soul singer Paulette Reeves – one of the most unique talents of her generation, and an artist who's never fully gotten her due! Paulette's got a southern soul range in her vocals, and works here with Miami TK arrangements from Clarence Reid – but she also ... CD (Soul)
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Hi Hat/Svart (Finland), 1976. (reissue)
One of the sweetest sets of jazz we've heard from the Finnish scene of the 70s – a record from keyboardist Jukka Linkola that seems to have a lot of Brazilian elements in the mix! There's a rhythmic complexity to the record that really grabs us from the start – very much in the vein of ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Beyond Now
Motema, 2016.
Reedman Donny McCaslin's been making records for many years now – but he also seems to have gotten a new sort of inspiration from his work with David Bowie on his final recording – at a level that really seems to influence his sound here! The record's still very much a jazz session ... CD (Jazz)
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Modern Harmonic, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s.
The first far-reaching collection of vocal tracks recorded by Sun Ra and his Arkestra over the years – perfectly put together, and featuring a number of previously-unissued tracks as well! The Space Age Is Here To Stay covers a wide range of the cosmic jazz styles Ra traveled (and pretty much ... CD (Jazz)
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Muusa Ja Ruusa
Svart (Finland), 1971.
One of the most unusual albums we've ever heard from Finnish reed legend Eero Koivistoinen – a set of music composed for children – but with a wild sound that must have sent more than a few kids running from the room back in the 70s! Koivistoisen's reeds are only part of the sound here ... CD (Jazz)
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Get On Your Mark (with bonus tracks)
RCA/FTG, 1982.
A sweet bit of electro soul from the 80s – served up here by a trio who are heavy on keyboard sounds, but also get some warmer elements from an array of other musicians who help out on the set! The tunes have a nicely punched-up vibe – catchy 80s soul, but without any too commercial ... CD (Soul)
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Black Noise – Instrumentals
Linear Labs, 2016.
All instrumental sounds from Adrian Younge's Electronique Void project – a record that almost makes even more sense than the original, given the strong placement of electronic elements in the music! In fact, the keyboards and analogue elements might well be the main draw from Black Noise ... LP, Vinyl record album (Deep Funk)
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TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s.
A great little set that really looks at the wide range of sounds handled by Miami's TK Records powerhouse in the 70s – a label that's famous for its big disco hits, but which also had a lot more to offer, too! There's definitely some clubby cuts on the collection, but most of those are ... CD (Funky Compilations)
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Finnish Design
RCA/Svart (Finland), 1973. Gatefold
You might imagine that a set titled "Finnish Design" might be all cold and modern – but the sound here is anything but – and instead comes across in a really warm blend of creative percussion, unusual rhythms, and some especially great work on horns! The set was put together ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Columbia, Late 60s. 3CD
One of the coolest entries so far in this excellent series of rare material from legendary trumpeter Miles Davis – a set that brings together unheard studio sessions from the years 1966 to 1968 – some tracks from the recordings that gave the world the Miles Smiles, Nefertiti, and Water ... CD (Jazz)
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Commenti Musicali – Thrilling Tensione Terrore Vol 2
Contempo (Italy), Early 80s.
A host of Italian horror soundtrack composers, serving up spooky new sounds for the 80s – reflecting the shift towards more electronic instrumentation on the scene – but still used here with all the best vivid elements learned from an older era of soundtrack music! Claudio Gizzi takes ... LP, Vinyl record album (Sound Library)
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Elegie (2CD version – with bonus tracks)
Supraphon/GAD (Poland), 1976. 2CD
A landmark bit of fusion from the Eastern European scene of the 70s – a set that was so strong on the musical tip, it was one of the few jazz records to break the Iron Curtain and get larger global circulation at the time! The group have a wonderfully choppy vibe – almost funky, but ... CD (Jazz)
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Contempo (Italy), 1974. (reissue)
A very weird little record – electronic sounds from Japanese composer Isao Tomita, put together for an unusual film on the prophecies of Nostradamus! Tomita might be best known for his spacey soundscapes in the pre-new age generation – but the music here is much more striking and bold ... LP, Vinyl record album (Soundtracks)
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Hulaj Dusza
GAD (Poland), 1977.
A killer fusion combo from the Polish scene of the 70s – one who seem to take strong inspiration from Weather Report in their sound, and who also feature a very strong bassist in the lead! Wojciech Bruslik is at the helm here on electric bass – often more structured than Jaco Pastorius ... CD (Jazz)
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Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s.
A wonderful tribute to a music scene that got going in Belgium during the 60s, but which was completely fueled by American soul, jazz, and R&B – spun in jam-packed clubs by DJs in that nation's equivalent of the Northern Soul scene in the UK! Yet while Northern Soul has an upbeat, ... CD (Funky Compilations)
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Hati Hati
Svart (Finland), 2012.
Tremendous recent work from tenorist Eero Koivistoinen – a player who gave us some very wild records in the 70s, but who's equally wonderful here as a more straight-ahead musician! The group's a quartet, and the tunes have this fantastically poetic feel – richly soulful, with drawn-out ... CD (Jazz)
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Otava/Svart (Finland), 1968. Gatefold (reissue)
The first-ever jazz album from Finnish reedman Eero Koivistoinen – but a set that, like so much of his early work, is way more than jazz overall! The set was done out of inspiration from a variety of contemporary poets – and some of the songs feature spoken or sung passages, mixed with ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Contempo (Italy), Early 80s.
Weird and wonderful electronics from the Italian scene of the early 80s – a selection of instrumental tracks that were originally designed for TV programs on space and the stars! The music is heavy on analogue elements – lots of dark moogy moments, soaring sonic flights, and some more ... LP, Vinyl record album (Sound Library)
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Jazz Liisa 5 & 6 – Live In Studio 1974/1976
Svart (Finland), 1974/1977.
There was something wonderfully freaky going down in the Finnish jazz scene of the 70s – as you'll hear on these two rare performances by fusion combos of the time! First up are the Jupu Group – a sextet led by violinist Juhani Poutanen, who really opens up his instrument in ways that ... CD (Jazz)
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Narroway, 1960s. 2CD
A soaring set of spiritual sides from the LA scene of the 60s – underground gospel material from the tiny Proverb Records label, and related imprint Gospel Corner! Both companies were helmed by Brother Henderson – a producer with a strong ear to the ground, especially for the sorts of ... CD (Gospel)

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