A great second helping of work from Gilles Peterson's Sonzeira project – one that features outtakes that didn't make it on the original album, and some remixes and remakes too – all of which continue the warmly collaborative vibe of the project! The music is awash in acoustic elements ... read moreCD
Brilliant work from Thievery Corporation! This duo truly seems to be getting better and better as the years go by, progressing to deeper realms in both tone and craft – and somehow doing that while pulling us in with immediate, insistent appeal. That's no small feat! Tripped out jazzy hip ... read moreCD
Bossa via Paris – and a wonderfully dreamy set from the team of Tom & Joy! Joy is actually Joyce Hoze Liwer, a beautiful vocalist whose approach to the lyrics not only recalls some of the bossa greats of earlier years, but who also manages to stretch them out with a more sophisticated ... read moreCD
Warmly soulful sounds from Chicago deep house icon Glenn Underground – who continues to masterfully translate dancefloor-tailored soundscapes into the full length album format – and he does it with a compelling vibe that leaves a lot of his contemporaries in the dust! Glenn is great ... read moreCD
The classic album by one of the groups that has gone on to revolutionize the world of contemporary jazzy grooves. The UFO crew bring in a host of guest players – like Monday Michiru, Jon Hendricks, Galliano, and others – to weave together a host of styles – from Brazilian, to ... read moreCD
Justin Velor —
2013 ... CD Brutal (UK), 2013. Used ...
Brooding sounds from Justin Velor, aka Dom Thomas – and a set that's definitely worthy of placement on the Brutal Music label! The set's a mix of different post-punk energies with a UK twist – sometimes abstract noise, sometimes more groove-conscious rhythms – but often with ... read moreCD
Phil Von & The Gnawa Musicians Of Fes —
L'Autre Nuit ... CD Lytch (France), 2001. Used ...
Webster Wraight Ensemble —
No Lucky Days ... CD Miso/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2013. New Copy ...
A really stunning collaboration between Charles Webster and Peter Wraight – the former mostly known for his house music, the latter an arranger for the Herbert big band sessions – coming together here in a lush new sound that's totally their own! There's an expansive feel to the record ... read moreCD
Some of the warmest grooves we've heard so far from Osunlade – a beautiful selection of tracks that work perfectly together – almost as if the artist himself had a hand in their creation! The tracks follow strongly in the vein of organic house that Osunlade's always brought us – ... read moreCD
A great little package of grooves from London – featuring some of the best soulful underground tunes of the past few years, picked from import labels that we've been stocking on pricey singles, all compiled here as a great introduction to one of the strongest trends in modern music! Titles ... read moreCD
Fantastic sounds from this ultra-cool project – music that's neither straight disco, nor really reggae – and instead a great dubby reworking of dancefloor modes from a few generations past! The range of material here comes a number of different settings – but is all worked ... read moreCD
The mighty DJ Spinna has a way of making already-great music sound even greater – by using just the right sort of soulful touch to augment subtle elements in the original tunes that might have otherwise gone overlooked – to unlock a richer, more righteous energy that really serves the ... read moreCD
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 ... read moreCD
A low price, but a really great package – one that's overflowing with some of the best recent work from the mighty Schema Records! If you read these pages at all, you'll know we think that Schema's one of the greatest things going these days – a modern label, but one that's committed ... read moreCD
This great series just keeps on getting better and better – and we've got no problem saying that we really love this latest installment of Rewind! As with previous volumes, the focus here is on older tunes, redone by current artists of the global groove underground – served up in a ... read moreCD
A sunny mix of grooves that's every bit as charming as its title might imply – the 4th volume in Irma Records collection of their most bossa-inspired tracks! The groove here isn't as straight bossa as some other compilations of this type – rather, the musicians have taken the warmth ... read moreCD
Jazz-meets-hip hop-meets-new grooves compilation put together by the folks at the Red Hot organization in the mid 90s. Titles include "Time Is Moving On" by Donald Byrd, Guru, and Ronny Jordan; "Stolen Moments" by United Future Organization; "This Is Madness" by The ... read moreCD
The DJs' choice here is a pretty good one – a funky batch of modern beats and bits picked by the team of Soulinus and Pun! The tunes are a mix of deep funk numbers and others that have definite funky inspirations from the past – current cuts that build up their grooves from older ... read moreCD
Great sounds from a great label – a company we've trusted for groundbreaking music for many years – celebrating their 15th anniversary with this specially-priced 2CD set! The package offers up loads of key musical moments from the history of Tru Thoughts – and shows a great ... read moreCD