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VariousBaile Funk – Brazilian Beat Brooklyn – The Brazilian Beat Mix ... CD
Disco E Cultura, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print, CDr release in a slim case.)

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✨✧ VariousBeat, The Shake, & The Lounge Vol 1 – A Collection Of The Music That Started The Italian Lounge Craze ... CD
GDM (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
We don't know if this music actually "started" the Italian Lounge scene – because Italy's always been pretty darn loungey to us – but we can say that the package is a great batch of groovy soundtrack tunes, as sparkling musically as the cover is visually! The set pulls together 15 tracks from obscure 60s and 70s soundtracks – featuring work from some of Italy's hipper composers, and focusing on tunes of theirs with an upbeat, bouncy, mod 60s kind of approach! Titles include "Beirut Shake" by Luis Bacalov, "Love War Call" by Piero Piccioni, "Big Doll Shake" by Luis Bacalov, "Inchiesta (new edit)" by Bertio Pisano, "Party Mood" by Armando Trovajoli, and "Seven Times Seven" by The Casuals. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousLove Hit Me – Decca Beat Girls 1962 to 1970 ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The British scene of the 60s was filled with some tremendous work from a huge range of female artists – not just the bigger international names, like Lulu or Petula Clark, but also a host of even cooler, even groovier gals – like the artists collected on this set! There's a special sound to UK girl pop of the time – often a strong influence from soul music, which makes for some excellent rhythms throughout – that mod love of American R&B, moved into some even hipper territory during the beat years that span most of this collection. And amongst British labels, Decca was maybe the one with its ear most to the ground – able to pick up some great overlooked talents and get them onto singles, even if they never cut a full album – with a continued legacy of tracks that could even cross over to the Northern Soul scene at times. This package serves up a stunning array of these Decca label gems – with titles that include "Hey Boy" by Barry St John, "Little Boy" by Goldie & The Gingerbreads, "Poor Old Johnny" by Twinkle, "Love Hit Me" by The Orchids, "I'm In Love With You" by Billie Davis, "No No No" by Dana Gillespie, "That's Right Baby" by Marianne Faithful, "Where The Good Times Are" by Beverley, "Something Beautiful" by Adrienne Poster, "I Wanna Go Back There Again" by Truly Smith, "I'll Come Running Over" by Lulu, and "I Stand Accused Of Loving You" by The Satin Bells. 24 tracks in all. (Rock, Funky Compilations) CD
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VariousCinecocktail 2 – The Second Chance (with bonus remix CD) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $24.99
Quite an unusual little collection of Italian soundtrack grooves – one that goes for the "whole picture" of the listening experience, in order to create a mini-movie in sound! Things start out spare and jazzy – with a flavor that's like some of the best Italian jazz scores of the early 60s, but a bit more contemporary – with standout lead lines on piano, trumpet, saxophone, and organ – all to set a very groovy mood at the start. As the collection moves on, things get a bit more upbeat and funky – hitting a more familiar Italian 70s mode, which really picks up speed near the end of the set! The package is a great companion to the first volume, but offers a very different sound overall – kind of a history of Italian soundtrack grooves in 21 tracks – over 70 minutes of music, packaged in a very nice tri-fold cover! A good number of the titles are in versions that have never appeared elsewhere before – and titles include "Satanic (seq 20)" bu Roberto Pregadio & Romano Mussolini, "La Ragazza Dalle Mani Di Corallo (seq 1)" by Roberto Pregadio, "Diamond Trumpet" by Francesco De Masi, "Kriminal (seq 28)" by Roberto Pregadio & Romano Mussolini, "Yeti" by Sante Maria Romitelli, "Funky Disco Soul" by Sante Maria Romitelli, "Amore All'Arrabbiata (seq 1)" by Roberto Pregadio, "Sliding Crime" by Gudio & Maurizio De Angelis, "Tic Nervoso (inst)" by Berto Pisano, "Gangster Story" by Berto Pisano, and "L'Isola Delle Svedesi (seq 1)" by Roberto Pregadio. And if that's not enough, the whole thing also offers a bonus disc of 6 more jazzy remixes by Francesco Santucci – versions of "Diamond Trumpet", "Sliding Crime", "Yeti", "Fay", and "Gangster Story". (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) CD

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✨✧ VariousCinecocktail 3 – Funky Energy From The Best Scores Of The Violent Italian Cop Thrillers (CD & PAL format DVD) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1960s/1970s. Used CD & DVD ... Out Of Stock
The cinecocktail here is a heady one – a rougher, rawer brew of tunes than the previous two volumes – all pulled from some of the best Italian cop films of the 70s! The sounds are a sophisticated mix of jazzy instrumentation and larger orchestrations – often touched with a bit of electricity, but also featuring key acoustic moments on sax, flute, and strings. There's about as much keyboards and wah-wah guitars as you might expect from American cop themes of the time – but the grooves also have some more sensitive moments too – a lingering legacy of the maestro Italian years of late 60s/early 70s cinema. The package features loads of great tracks – some of the best funky bits buried in larger full film scores – and it also comes with a bonus DVD, Documentario Di Genere, with English subtitles! CD features 22 tracks that include "Just A Bite" by Carlo Rustichelli, "Il Consigliori" by Riz Ortolani, "The Life Of A Policeman" by Guido & Maurizio De Angelis, "The Blue Boat" by Francesco De Masi, "A Man Before Your Time" by Franco Micalizzi, "Louise" by Armando Trovajoli, "Napoli Spara" by Francesco De Masi, "Sono Stato Un Agente CIA Seq 17" by Stelvio Cipriani, "La Ballata Del Prefetto" by Ennio Morricone, and "Italia Ultimo Atto Seq 12" by Lallo Gori. (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print, DVD is PAL coded.)
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VariousHorse Meat Disco 4 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
No horsing around here – as the set may well be the most compelling so far in this mighty hip series – a wicked blend of underground club from the post-disco and post-punk generation! The tracks here definitely push towards the more obscure side of the spectrum, and really show the way that American and European funky modes were mixing together at the start of the 80s – simmering in seminal scenes on both sides of the Atlantic, and coming across with a wickedly fresh approach to funk and disco! The set features a few contemporary cuts that draw deeply from this key musical moment, but most are of older vintage – and titles include "Misaluba" by KSB, "Don't Stop" by Ish, "Ain't No Way (special club mix)" by Opal, "Stop" by Valery Allington, "Get On Down" by King Sporty & The Roots Rockers, "I Love Your Beat" by Rena, "Get Ready For The Future" by Winners, "Let's Make Love Tonight" by L'Amour feat Krystal, "Some Love" by Laura Taylor, "Barah (sampled version)" by Cleavage, and "Bee Sting" by Camouflage. 2CD set features one extended CD mix, and one disc of unmixed tracks! CD

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VariousNew York Noise – Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Seminal work from one of the most exciting times in modern music – the groundbreaking New York post-punk, post-disco club years – when everything was up for grabs! The work on the set does a really great job of documenting the way that boundaries were blown during the time – as funk met punk, rock met rap, soul met ska, avant garde met mainstream – all in pursuit of the groove! For years, this period has gone under-documented and under-understood – largely because of the complexity and diversity of the music in the scene. But as always, the folks at Soul Jazz Records have done a fantastic job of bringing the whole thing to light – choosing all the best tracks we could have hoped for, and packaging the album with a great set of notes that really gets at the heart of the matter! Titles include "Baby Dee" by Konk, "You Got Me" by Theoretical Girls, "Contort Yourself" by The Contortions, "You Make No Sense" by ESG, "Beat Bop" by Rammelzee Vs K Rob, "Lesson No 1" by Glenn Branca, "Clean On Your Bean #1" by Dinosaur L, "Helen Fordsdale" by Mars, "Defunkt" by Defunkt, "Button Up" by The Bloods, "5:30" by DNA, "Do Dada" by The Dance, "Wa Wa" by Lizzy Mercier Descloux, "Reduction" by Material, and "Optimo" by Liquid Liquid. CD
(Out of print, some writing in pen in traycard artwork.)

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✨✧ Various15 Years Of Real Music For Real People – Compiled & Mixed By Chris Read ... CD
BBE (UK), 2000s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Celebrate 15 Years BBE's Real Music For Real People – the label's great output, from the early Beat Generation series to more recent output – the boundless, funky mix of classic hip hop, funk, soul that's the heart and soul the Barely Breaking Even approach – compiled and mixed by Chris Read! BBE 15 is a pretty great, double-dose, continuously mixed presentation on 2CDs – deftly and energetically blended cuts by classic and contemporary hip hop and DJ funk legends, MCs and otherwise exceptional practitioners of Real Music – DJ Vadim, Marley Marl, J-Live, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Katalyst & Steve Spacek, King Britt, Pete Rock, Jay Dee and many more! Includes "Spazz (Instrumental Edit)" by Marley Marl, "Manchester (Loop)" by DJ Vadim, "Back On The Block (Acapella)" by Pete Rock & CL Smooth, "Pause (Acapella)" by Jay Dee feat Frank N Dank, "Surely (Loop)" by DJ Spinna, "Canal Street Bus Stop" by Million Dollar Orchestra, "Tarzan (Yoruba Soul Mix)" by Roy Ayers, "The Way That I Live" by Madlib feat Stacey Epps, "Enjoy Ya Self" by Slakah The Beat Child, "Everything In Its Right Place" by Osunlade feat Erro and many more! CD
(Out of print.)

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