Heavy percussion from Christian Prommer – who's really stepping out in some great new directions since his first Drumlesson set! As before, Prommer plays a whole bunch of cool rhythm patterns – mostly using acoustic drums and percussion, but also mixing in some electric lines too ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The first full length from Cold Cut, with their big hits "people Hold On" and "Doctorin' The House", plus their other cut and paste and house and hip hop crossover numbers, like "Fat (Party & Bullsh*t)", "theme From 'Reportage'", "Stop This Crazy ... (Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Tommy Boy, including the printed inner sleeve.)
Cyclist rides in with Bones In Motion – a joint release by Stones Throw and Leaving Records – an icy cool mix of early electro and housey influences with grittier, more experimental touches! The hypnotic approach and 80s era synth atmosphere bring Tour De France era Kraftwerk to mind ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dirty Vegas —
Trip ... LP Family (UK), 2002. Very Good 3LP ...
DJ Cam pays tribute to the great moment of Miami Vice in the 80s – but with a sound that's definitely 21st Century all the way through! The music here is mostly composed by Cam – supposedly in Miami – and the whole thing does feel like some revised soundtrack for the famous show, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A wonderfully jazzy session from DJ Cam – not the Soulshine album of many years back, but an all-instrumental record that may be one of Cam's warmest in years! There's a great small combo vibe to the record – which features a sextet with lots of great keyboards from Eric Legnini, plus ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
9 numbers in all, including "You're The One", "Only A Miracle", "Something That You Said", "All Good Things", "Love Affair", "Turning Point", "Glad That You Were Mine" and "Don't Let Love Pass Away". LP, Vinyl record album
About as raw as you can get for deep, classic Chicago Acid house. 8 stripped down tracks of 909: "I Need A friend", "The Acid Life", "Acid Trip", "All Acid Out", "Should I Need You", "My World", "The Funk Is On" and "Bass ... (Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label with blue text pressing in a plain sleeve.)
A cool set by an artist who's clearly influenced by all the older trippy styles issued by the Pharaway Sounds label – especially that imprint's strong focus on fuzzy psych from the Mid-East! In fact, the overall sound of this set's so cool, you could easily pass it off as some lost Turkish ... (Global Grooves, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
8 tracks, including a couple of certified Chicago house classics, on this major compilation that took the Chicago club sound and delivered it to the masses: "Work It Out", "Cold World", "Love Baby", "I Can't Let Go", "Chain Of Fools", "Think!&q ... (Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jazzy, scatting, and wonderful! Jazzinho firmly carry the torch of 70s Brazilian jazz – picking up the sound that the music had just as it started to spill into European and American scenes, with bossa nova at the core, but lots of nice electric touches on the top! The group features some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jonti's full length debut for Stones Throw – delivering with this supremely catchy, yet unbridled and densely-layered Twirligig – showing a love for primitive electronics, sunny psych melodies, erratic, sampler pastiche experimentalism and moody avant pop of all kinds. It's really all ... (Rock, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hard to find double LP pressing of this excellent early album by funky guitarist Ronny Jordan! Back when everyone seemed to have lost their groove, Ronny emerged with a strong single-note style that reminded us a heck of a lot of Grant Green or Melvin Sparks. This record features some great ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An early 90s set of house instrumentals, but one that really lives up to the rootsier promise of the cover – as the album's actually one of the earlier moments of more tribal rhythms on the New York scene – kind of a precursor to more globally conscious dancefloor sounds to come! Most ... (Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Memento ... LP Warner (France), 2003. Very Good+ 2LP ...
Wickedly funky work from Soel – a new project from Ludovic Navarre, aka St Germain! The record picks up where St Germain left off – still working heavily in a Parisian blend of funky samples and classic jazz riffs, but overall taking things a lot deeper – going for a sound that's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
We've always loved vocalist Cecilia Stalin, no matter what the setting – but here, she might be in the best company ever – working with jazzy backings from Khari Cabral Simmons and other members of the Atlanta scene – on a record that's drenched in soul from the very first note! ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hotel Amour ... LP Kompakt (Germany), 2012. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
The Thievery team have a great talent for blending old inspirations into new grooves – grooves so slow and slinky and sexy that you won't be afraid show your retro cool roots! A range of easy and bossa and soundtrack and jazz elements collide with ease – and tracks include "Air ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the great modern genre-busting debuts we've had the pleasure of being so stunned by in quite a while! Thundercat's Golden Age is dizzyingly brilliant mix of 80s clubby synths and keys, future soul & funky soundscapes, 70s soul jazzy atmospherics and more – but it's hardly a mere ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Urban Species —
Listen ... LP Talkin' Loud/Payday, 1994. Near Mint- 2LP ...
Crucial work by Urban Species – a key part of the early Talkin Loud family, known to us best for this standout album! The record is very much in the spirit of some of the best of the British soul scene coming out at the time – with traces of jazz, reggae, and other cross-cultural ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Brontosaurus ... LP Permanent Vacation (Germany), 2013. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
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 moreLP, Vinyl record album