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XHeavy funk from the contemporary scene -- from labels like Daptone, Truth & Soul, Now Again, Schema, Freestyle, and Legere!



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Akoya Afrobeat EnsemblePDP ... CD
Afrobomb, 2008. Used ... $4.99
A full-length cooker from Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble – a group who normally manage to pack an album's worth of energy into a 12" single! Given that talent, you can imagine how much is going on here – thanks to some very long tracks that serve up a classic 70s-styled take on Afrobeat ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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City ChampsSafecracker ... CD
Electraphonic, 2009. Used ... $7.99
Gritty grooves from The City Champs – a Memphis trio with a really classic sound! Instrumentation features Hammond, guitar, and drums – used in a blend that's spare, but super tight too – very much in the best Memphis funk mode from years past, and recorded with just the right ... read more CD

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Como MamasMove Upstairs ... CD
Daptone, 2017. Used ... $9.99
A second fantastic set from this Mississippi gospel trio – and one that mixes their heavenly vocals with a bit of Daptone Records funk! The set's produced by Bosco Mann, who also plays bass in the quartet that backs up the singers – and the groove is raw and gritty, with a vibe that ... (Gospel, Deep Funk) read more CD
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Move Upstairs ... CD 12.99
Move Upstairs (limited white colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 18.99

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Andra DayCheers To The Fall ... CD
Warner, 2015. Used ... $8.99
A brilliant debut for singer Andra Day! Ms. Day, as you're surely aware if you've read any of her press, is profoundly influenced by classic soul, but believe us, she's got style, confidence and a voice – wow, that voice – that truly transcends retro revivalism. This is truly one of ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Greyboy15 Years Of West Coast Cool ... CD
Ubiquity, 1990s/Early 2000s. Used ... $4.99
A massive look at the music of Greyboy – one that features classic cuts, previously unreleased tracks, and rare mixes as well! Back in the early 90s, when most of the few funky records coming out of the west coast were pretty darn weak, Greyboy really caught our ears with his raw, stripped-do ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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GreyboySoul Mosaic ... CD
Ubiquity, 2004. Used ... $5.99
One of the most unified albums we've ever heard from Greyboy – an excellent little set that perfectly bridges his two loves of funk and hip hop! The core style is in the hip hop-infused mode of earlier years – with lots of programming and scratches by Greyboy himself – but there's ... read more CD

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Greyboy AllstarsInland Emperor ... CD
MRI, 2013. Used ... $10.99
Damn great work from the Greyboy Allstars – a record that's deeper, hipper, and more rewarding than we ever remember from the group – a rich blend of jazz and funk, without any tricks or gimmicks at all! The playing of the members has really deepened a lot since the last album – ... read more CD
Also available Inland Emperor ... LP 15.99

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✨✧ Mayer HawthorneStrange Arrangement (deluxe limited edition w/4-inch single) ... CD
Stones Throw, 2009. Used ... $4.99
The full length debut of Mayer Hawthorne for Stones Throw – with both classic Motown and 60s & 70s Detroit indie soul influences, done the right way, and all of it wonderful and true to his heroes – after some promising early singles, we can now say emphatically that Mayer Hawthorne ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Deluxe version is a limited edition of 10,000 copies. Out of print! Comes with a bonus 4-inch vinyl single with the bonus tracks "When I Said Goodbye" (demo version) and "Love Is Alright".)

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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleHypnotic Brass Ensemble (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 2009. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
The amazing full length debut of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a cool combo from the Chicago scene who've been making some big waves around the world over the past few years! The brass-heavy group have a family legacy that links them to the Artistic Heritage Ensemble of Phil Cohran – and ... read more CD

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JB HornsI Like It Like That ... CD
Soulciety (Germany), 1993. Used ... $9.99
An overlooked gem from the years when most of the rest of the world had forgotten about the JBs – but Fred Wesley and the group were still going strong! The set's a great meeting of two funky generations – the classic James Brown funk of the late 60s and early 70s, and some of the ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
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Chris JossMonomaniacs Vol 1 ... CD
ESL, 2010. Used ... $1.99
A surprisingly great set from Chris Joss – much harder and funkier than most of his other work, with a strong deep funk component in the mix! The drums are hard, and instrumentation includes bits of Hammond, sitar, and lots of riffing guitar – all stripped down nicely in ways that ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jason LindnerLive UK ... CD
Sunnyside, 2004. Used ... $5.99
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✨✧ Mighty ImperialsThunder Chicken ... CD
Desco/Daptone, 2000. Used ... $9.99
Super-heavy funk from late great Desco Records scene! The Mighty Imperials were one of the best funky 45 groups to record for mighty deep funk Desco label – and their first album never properly saw the light of day, thanks to some pressing and distribution messups before the demise of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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NonaliniansBandung 16.04.1955 ... CD
Aljama (France), 2003. Used ... $8.99
A fantastic bit of dubby funk – performed by a trio with some massive Fender Rhodes! The Nonalinians live somewhere in between the 70s work of CTI and Jackie Mitoo – blending funky reggae rhythms with electric jazz riffing, to create a sound that's unlike anything else we've heard ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Poets Of RhythmDiscern/Define ... CD
Quannum, 2001. Used ... $7.99
The funky West Coast sound rises again! This excellent full-length set by the Poets Of Rhythm is a monster – filled with stoner funk tracks that recall the glory days of groups like Mandrill, War, Malo, and El Chicano, touched with some of the messed-up funk of the Bay Area scene of the ... read more CD

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Pressure 75Meltdown ... CD
East Green (UK), 2016. Used ... $5.99
Heavy funk, with some 70s Afro touches too – served up with some help from the Mighty Mocambos, Spike Orchestra, The Snitch, and other deep funk combos too! The horns here are nice and heavy, but used in a way that's different from both familiar Afro Funk and Ethio-styled work too – ... read more CD

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2011. Used ... $8.99
Classic-styled funk from Alex Puddu – not only the greatest record we've heard from him so far, but a set that's definitely worthy of its "golden age" claim in the title! The music is all new, but it was done for a series of short Danish porno films from the 70s – and Puddu ... read more CD
Also available Golden Age Of Danish Pornography ... LP 19.99

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QuanticMishaps Happening ... CD
Ubiquity, 2004. Used ... $5.99
Massive work by Quantic – his third album, and easily the best one so far! There's a sophistication to the grooves here that we never would have expected in the earlier recordings – a keen love of a globe's worth of influence – summed up in the deeply changing mood of the set, as ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Quantic Soul OrchestraTropidelico ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2007. Used ... $6.99
A whole new sound for Quantic, and a great one too – a mixture of his older funk with newer influences from Latin music – all in a blend that's totally fresh, and very unique! This "Latin chapter" of the Quantic sound has been showing up a bit on remixes and singles over the ... read more CD

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Sr LangostaEl Experimento Caribeno ... CD
Sr Langosta, 2017. Used ... $4.99
A Caribbean experiment, but one that's more funky than anything else – served up here in a swirling blend of guitar, bass, keyboards, and horns – all with lots of very groovy touches around the edges! The front cover might make these guys look like a jamband, or one of those less-than-g ... read more CD

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