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New VariousAcid Jazz Classics – The Finest Club Jazz Tracks From The 90s Till Now ... CD
Irma (Italy), 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99
The Irma label first started to brighten our life about 20 years ago – when the Italian imprint moves from club and house to the realm of funk and soul – standing strong as one of the first and best labels of the 90s to bring back the sounds of the 70s! True, the movement had first ... read more CD

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VariousAfrican Spirits – A Spiritual Jazz Journey Looking Back To Africa ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $16.99
Afro-centric jazz from the 70s through the 90s – a real spiritual journey in music, compiled from a host of hard to find records, most of which are long out of print! The music on the collection is from three different decades, but the set's got a wonderfully unified feel – thanks to a ... read more CD

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VariousAmericana Rock Your Soul Vol 2 – More Blue Eyed Soul & AOR Sounds From The Land Of The Free ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Really soulful sounds from a set of unlikely sources – American grooves from the late 70s that weren't necessarily recorded as soul records – but which really fit in well with the best work of the time! The music here is from a host of obscure indie records – some funk, some jazz ... read more CD

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VariousAOR Breaks (deluxe edition) ... CD
Warner (Australia), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
Back in the day, it seemed like the only real source for hip hop was old funk and soul records – yet over the years, as production advanced, DJs found plenty of great grooves back in the 70s mainstream – by pillaging great records like this from the glory days of AOR! The set may well ... read more CD

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VariousBang The Box – The Lost Story Of AKA Dance Music Chicago 1987 to 1988 ... CD
AKA Dance Music/Still Music, Late 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $9.99 16.99
Bang the box – a classic battle cry from the glory days of Chicago house – summed up here perfectly with a stack of tracks from the short-lived AKA Music label! The package follows strongly in the mode of Still Music's Kill Yourself Dancing set – and like that one, it offers up a ... read more CD

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VariousBasic Principles Of Sound – Music For The Modern Listener ... CD
Soundsational (Italy), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
An excellent compilation in the "funky jazz meets easy" vein – similar to some of the Brit easy ones we've stocked, like the Dimensions In Sound series. The groove runs from obscure European jazz to funky Brazilian to soulful easy tunes – and nearly all of the cuts aren't ... read more CD

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VariousBeg, Scream, & Shout! – The Big Ol Box Of 60's Soul (6CD set) ... CD
Rhino, 1997. Used 6CDs ... $59.99
Man, Rhino must have busted a gut putting this one out! The set is a very loving tribute to 60's soul, and includes a huge mix of tracks – popular and obscure – packaged in a cool replica of an original box that holds old singles. The CDs themselves are packaged in tiny sleeves that ... read more CD
(Out of print! Includes box, inserts, and the very cool cards too! Back hinges are covered with clear tape.)

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VariousBest Of Invictus/Hotwax Vol 2 – Psycha-Soula-Funkadelic ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Freaky fuzzy soul from the mighty Invictus/Hot Wax records – home to early work by Parliament and a whole host of other great Detroit soul groups too! The grooves here really go past the ordinary – and show the label's love of a heavy bassline or fuzz-drenched guitar – elements ... read more CD

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New VariousBethlehem For Cafe Apres Midi ... CD
Bethlehem/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $21.99
A cool collection of classic work from the Bethlehem Records label – and one that's got a very different vibe than usual! The set's part of the excellent Cafe Apres Midi series from Japan – and like other volumes in the series, there's a special focus on groovier, more upbeat numbers ... read more CD

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VariousBig Bang Presents The Italo Funk Experience – Synth Funk, Italo Exploitation & Espresso Jazz From Italy 1969 to 1980 ... CD
Nascente (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $6.99
A really cool collection that's got way more to offer than you might guess from the Italo in the title – as the set's filled with obscure funk, jazz, and sound library gems from the 70s! Usually, we associate Italo with Italo Disco – that 80s version of club music that broke big around ... read more CD

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VariousBlack Fire New Spirits – Deep & Radical Jazz In The USA 1957 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99 22.99
Deeply spiritual jazz from the American underground of the 20th century – music that sits in a perfect space between straight jazz and more avant garde material – always reaching out in this really soaring, searching sort of way – but never too outside or free! Rhythms are at the ... read more CD

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VariousBlaze – Found Love Mix CD Compilation ... CD
West End, 2004. Used ... $4.99
An incredibly warm mix of tracks from Blaze – served up with all the soulfulness we've come to love in their own work over the years! The album burns with a real Shelter vibe – crossing boundaries and genres in search of the perfect righteous groove – and always stepping forth ... read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a small rip.)

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New VariousBlue Bossa – Cool Cuts From The Tropics ... CD
Blue Note, 1991. Used ... $9.99
Despite the "from the tropics" claim in the title, this comp, unlike the Blue Brazil volumes, features mostly stuff from the catalog of Blue Note US, and it's mostly Brazilian or bossa tracks played by some of the label's greatest artists – a mixture of hard bop and soul jazz tunes, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBollywood Funk Experience ... CD
Nascente (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99
A sweet little set that's way more "Bollywood" than "funk" – bit still plenty wonderful overall! The package was put together by our man Jonny Trunk – of Trunk Records fame (along with Joel Martin of Quiet Village) – and it's got the kind of offbeat, odd-soundi ... read more CD

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VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
A treasure trove of 60s Bossa Nova – beautiful recordings, many from the heart of the 60s, all of which capture the sounds and styles of the era and rank among the most massively influential Brazilian music of the period – featuring Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo, Baden ... read more CD
(Includes a 76 page booklet filled with notes!)

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VariousBrazilian Beats Vol 7 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s/2013. New Copy ... $15.99
Brazilian Beats have come a long way in just seven volumes – from an initial series approach that focused on older bossa and samba grooves, to this crackling set that's filled with great contemporary moments too! The package may well be the most exciting in the collection so far – as ... read more CD

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VariousBridge Into The New Age – Funky Afro-Centric Spiritual Sounds From Jazz's Forgotten Decade ... CD
BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Beautifully spiritual jazz from the post-Coltrane generation – a wealth of righteous grooves from the early 70s – brought together in one mighty collection! If you dig the work of Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, and other giants on Impulse Records, this is a great way to dig even ... read more CD

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VariousBrunswick Revisit – Selected By Tatsuo Sunaga ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A host of great soul cuts from Brunswick Records – all pulled together by Sunaga T! Sunaga has one of the grooviest, most joyous styles of all the Japanese DJs we can think of – and he really brings that approach into play here with some wonderful numbers from Brunswick – most of ... read more CD

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VariousCafe Apres Midi – Skye & Gryphon For Cafe Apres Midi ... CD
Skye (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
Groovy jazz from 2 very cool labels – the related Skye and Gryphon companies of the late 60s and mid 70s, respectively – home to some very very cool bits! Skye's best known as the home of Cal Tjader and Gary McFarland in their post-Verve years – and the label's got a feel that's ... read more CD

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VariousCherrystones – Word & The Sympathetic Sounds Of The Psychedelic Ghetto ... CD
Tlon Uqbar, 2006. Used ... $4.99
A heady serving of rare fuzzy treasures from the psychedelic rock underground of the 60s and 70s – served up with the usual funky flair of the Cherrystones series! The guitars are all pretty heavy on these numbers, but there's also a fair bit of kicking drums too – enough to give some ... read more CD