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XThe best of the contemporary soul underground -- Eric Roberson, Ed Motta, D'Angelo, Incognito, Jose James, Monday Michiru, and many more!

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✨✧ Midnight Hour (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammaAdrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Present The Midnight Hour ... LP
Linear Labs, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 31.98
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad really sound fantastic here – stepping off their great work on the soundtrack for Luke Cage, and taking their music in an even stronger direction with help from an array of guest singers and musicians! Things are as rich and funky as you might expect ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MiguelWar & Leisure (with download) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
RCA, 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
Features guest appearances from Rick Ross, Quin, J Cole, Travis Scott, and Salaam Remi – on titles that include "Sky Walker", "Criminal", "Pineapple Skies", "Banana Clip", "Wolf", "Harem", "Come Through & Chill", "C ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Janelle MonaeDirty Computer ... CD
Bad Boy, 2018. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Janelle Monae knocks it out of the park here – sounding every bit as great as before, but also hitting this righteous mode that really takes the singer to incredible new territory! If you loved Janelle's previous records, don't worry – she's still as catchy and playful as ever – ... read more CD

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MoniqueaBlackwavefunk ... LP
MoFunk, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 21.98
Sweet bassy soul from Moniquea – a record that's got as many basslines and keyboard riffs as some of our favorite early 80s underground work – but which also has a nicely lean, contemporary vibe too! Moniquea's vocals have a great way of fitting into this setting, too – almost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MoonchildVoyager (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $20.99 21.98
If you like Fender Rhodes, you'll find plenty to love here – as Moonchild is just the duo of singer Amber Navran and keyboardist Andris Mattson – whose warm lines here are a perfect accompaniment to the vocals! There's a warm, organic vibe here that's maybe a bit different than some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Second pressing on "Sunset Red" colored vinyl – and with download!)

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Mark MorrisonReturn Of The Mack (C&J street mix, da beatminerz remix, acapella of mack, inst)/Trippin (c&j mix, salaam remi remix) ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1996. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Miles MosleyUprising ... CD
Verve, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
Blue-eyed funky soul from Miles Mosley – an artist who's working here with the West Coast Get Down group that features Cameron Graves on piano and Kamasai Washington on tenor sax! The vocals are definitely in the lead, though – as Miles draws on classic soul and jazz that really push ... read more CD
Also available Uprising ... LP 18.99

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Ed MottaEntre E Ouca (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/Polysom (Brazil), 1992. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Early soul material from the great Ed Motta – a record that really has the Brazilian singer hitting his stride! Ed's a singer that we've loved for many years, and await eagerly for each new record – but this early 90s set is one of his first great musical moments, a set that has him ... (Brazil, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Georgia Anne MuldrowWorthnothings EP ... CD
Stones Throw, 2006. Used ... $4.99
A stunner of a debut EP from Georgia Anne Muldrow – the first, and to date the only female singler on Stones Throw! Georgia may be a somewhat familiar name to fans of the SA-RA Creative Partners and Platinum Pied Pipers – as she's collaborated with both camps. She also shares an ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dana MurrayNegro Manifesto ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
JD Allen adds his tenor to a fair bit of the tracks on this album from drummer Dana Murray – and while his horn isn't usually heard on records with a parental advisory sticker on the front, that setting also makes for a surprisingly strong outlet for his talents! Murray is clearly a very ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Sharon MusgraveOutflow ... CD
Zosar (Canada), 2010. New Copy ... $11.99
Far reaching soul from Sharon Musgrave – mix of jazzy and smoothed out soul, strong spoken word moments, and more straight forward, quite solid modern soul – and she pulls it all together beautifully! A unique mix of modes with fairly richly detailed live instrumentation from jazzy ... read more CD

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Sharon MusgraveSha's Archive ... CD
Zosar (Canada), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Sharon Musgrave waited a number of years between records, but that time really seems to be well-spent – as the singer comes across here with a mature, focused sound that's even deeper than the last time around! The groove is mostly mellow – never too forced, and with just the right ... read more CD

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MusiqMedioloco (halfcrazy rmx, halfcrazy rmx inst)/Halfcrazy (sumer madness rmx, summer madness inst) ... 12-inch
Def Soul, 2002. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Promo.)

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Musiq SoulchildFeel The Real ... CD
E One, 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 17.98
Musiq Soulchild has been making music for many years – the man virtually invented the beats n keys format back at the start of the century – and he's still got the sharp crackle and classic depth that won us over to his sound back in the day! This double-length set is completely ... read more CD

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Musiq SoulchildLuvanmusiq ... CD
Atlantic, 2007. Used ... $1.99
Philly-bred Musiq Soulchild heads over to Atlantic from Def Jam with his tight modern soul sound intact and better than ever – Luvanmusiq might be his best set yet! Musiq's brand of hip hop informed, steady soul has been consistent from the get go, but this one has a tightness that surpasses ... read more CD

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Meshell NdegeocelloVentriloquism ... CD
Naive (France), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A fantastic project from the legendary Meshell Ndegeocello – one that has her taking on the tunes of others, hence the title of the album – but completely transforming them with her own unique approach to bass and vocals! Most of the numbers won't be recognized at the start, as the ... read more CD

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Noya RaoIcaros ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
Warm waves of soul from Noya Rao – a jazzy quartet who make their lead female vocals blend perfectly with their keyboards! The approach is simple and unadorned – really beautiful keys from Tom Henry, who seems to be playing Fender Rhodes on many tracks – and these lyrics from ... read more CD

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NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Link Up & Suede EP ... CD
Stones Throw, 2015. Used ... $5.99
Debut EP from Anderson.Paak & Knxwledge – teaming up as the duo NxWorries – with hazy hip hop beatcraft by Knxwledge and unique vocals by Anderson.Paak! Paak has a very distinctive voice, fresh from some standout moments on Dr. Dre's Compton record here and (justly) poised for ... read more CD

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NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Yes Lawd! ... CD
Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge's full length debut as a duo – and the most triumphant Stones Throw record in years! To this (still early) point in young .Paak's career, his voice has already proved to be a prime vessel for natural grit and mood, if not gamechanger songwriting, best paired with ... read more CD
Also available Yes Lawd! (with download) ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Yes Lawd! (with download) ... LP
Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge's full length debut as a duo – and the most triumphant Stones Throw record in years! To this (still early) point in young .Paak's career, his voice has already proved to be a prime vessel for natural grit and mood, if not gamechanger songwriting, best paired with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Yes Lawd! ... CD 10.99

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NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Yes Lawd! Remixes ... CD
Stones Throw, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A ridiculously solid companion piece to Anderson.Paak & Knxwldge's instant classic Yes Lawd! – more of an alternate version than it is a mere remix record! Whereas a standard remix album would have a bunch of producers of varying fame and acclaim remix/re-do standout album tracks in ... read more CD
Also available Yes Lawd! Remixes ... LP 18.99

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NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Yes Lawd! Remixes ... LP
Stones Throw, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
A ridiculously solid companion piece to Anderson.Paak & Knxwldge's instant classic Yes Lawd! – more of an alternate version than it is a mere remix record! Whereas a standard remix album would have a bunch of producers of varying fame and acclaim remix/re-do standout album tracks in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Yes Lawd! Remixes ... CD 9.99

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Diamond OrtizGoodies EP ... 12-inch
Austin Boogie Crew, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99
There's lots of 80s-styled groove acts around these days – but Diamond Ortiz may well be one of the best – serving up a record here that's very worth the title of "Goodies" it bears on the label! The set's only got four tracks, but has a wicked groove that takes us back to ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Papik & OthersCocktail Mina ... CD
Irma (Italy), 2015. Used ... $9.99
A lovely little album dedicated to the famous Italian singer Mina – a vocalist with an incredible range, and an artist who made some incredibly groovy work back in the 60s and 70s! The style here isn't just a rehash of Mina's hits – but a reworking of those ideas into some more ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Marvin ParksMarvin Parks Vols 1 & 2 ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A dream of a record from Marvin Parks – a hell of a jazz singer, and one that we'd place in an elite legacy that runs from Oscar Brown up through Jose James! The work here is wonderful – as Nicola Conte produced the record, and gives it the same sort of jazzy sparkle as his own sublime ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rahsaan PattersonOne For Me (main, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
MCA, 2002. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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PlaylistChasing Goosbumps ... LP
Playlist, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99
A fantastic album from The Playlist – a group that features Jazzy Jeff as the executive producer, and which features an all-star lineup that includes vocals from Glenn Lewis, Rich Medina, Eric Roberson, Musinah, and Jeff himself – alongside instrumentation from Kaidi Tatham on flute and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pollyseeds (Terrace Martin)Sounds Of Crenshaw Vol 1 ... CD
Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
A fantastic project from keyboardist Terrace Martin – very much in the same spirit as his excellent Velvet Portraits record, but even more collaborative overall – and, given the title, a wonderful expression of the new wave of soul that's been brewing up on the west coast! Martin's ... read more CD

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Gregory PorterNat King Cole & Me ... LP
Blue Note (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 35.98
The great Gregory Porter in a very different setting than usual – working here with larger backings from an entire orchestra, as part of the album's tribute to Nat King Cole during his glory days at Capitol Records! The style here isn't the King Cole Trio vibe of the mid 40s, but instead ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nat King Cole & Me (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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Gregory PorterNat King Cole & Me (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Netherlands), 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 23.98
The great Gregory Porter in a very different setting than usual – working here with larger backings from an entire orchestra, as part of the album's tribute to Nat King Cole during his glory days at Capitol Records! The style here isn't the King Cole Trio vibe of the mid 40s, but instead ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Nat King Cole & Me ... LP 24.99

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Ryan PorterSpangle Lang Lane ... LP
World Galaxy/Alpha Pup, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
There's a trippy-looking Muppet on the cover, and that gives you part of a feeling of the album – but just a sliver, because the overall sound here is a lot more complex! The album's a masterpiece from west coast arranger Ryan Porter – a mix of deeper jazz with bits of soul and hip hop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Positive Flow featuring Donna GardierCan U Feel It? ... CD
Shanachie, 2004. Used ... $3.99
The debut set from Positive Flow – a duo that teams keyboardist/producer Jesse Reuben Wilson with singer Donna Gardier – ex-lead vocalist of Raw Stylus, and an artist we've loved from her previous work on Dome Records! The match is a good one for both – as Jesse's cool and ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Project Mama EarthMama Earth ... CD
Provogue, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
Joss Stone does a great job of reinventing herself here – taking her soulful vocals, and using them in a collaborative project that also features sounds from partners Nitin Sawheny, Jonathan Joseph, Etienne M'Bappe, and Jonathan Shorten! As you'd expect from the lineup, the style here is a ... read more CD

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ProphetWanna Be Your Man ... LP
Stones Throw, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
The hype sticker on this one might say it all – "First album in 34 years, still sounds like '84" – and that's definitely the spirit here, as overlooked soul artist Prophet serves up a host of sweet 80s keyboards and grooves! He's not alone, though – as Mndsgn is on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a bonus poster!)

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✨✧ R+R NowCollagically Speaking ... CD
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A soul jazz supergroup for the 21st Century – one that features individual players who've really blown our minds with their work over the past decade or so – all coming together in a combo that really lives up to its promise! R+R Now has a dream lineup – Robert Glasper on ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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RandolphNot Gonna Let (original, Charles Webster mix, Dez Andres mix)/Peace ... 12-inch
Mahogani, 2017. New Copy (pic cover)... $4.99
A masterpiece of spacey soul from Randolph – an artist who may well be giving us one of his greatest tracks with this single! The original tune itself is beautiful – slow-tripping beats, floating piano lines, and moody vocals from the man himself – all elements that seem to take ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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RC & The GritzFeel ... CD
Rexamillon/Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
RC Williams really outdoes himself here – moving The Gritz way past their previous role as the backing band for Erkyah Badu – and finding their own wonderfully strong sense of soul! The groove is fantastic right from the start – funky, but very fresh in approach – with lots ... read more CD

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Reel People with Navasha DayaI'm In Love (12" voc, inst)/Can't Fake The Feeling (12" voc, inst) (180 gram pressing) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 12-inch
Papa (UK), 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $19.99
Navasha Daya is light years away from her roots with Fertile Ground – singing here on two massive cuts from Reel People – both of which elevate her to legendary soul diva status! Daya is incredible on the version of the Kashif tune "I'm In Love" – hitting a level that ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Dianne ReevesIn the Moment – Live in Concert ... CD
Blue Note, 2000. Used ... $8.99
Sweet sophisticated vocals from the great Dianne Reeves – singing here in a beautifully mellow live setting, more stripped-down than on a lot of her other studio albums. The group's very jazz-oriented – and Dianne shines nicely on great versions of "Afro Blue", "Triste&qu ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Eric RobersonFire EP ... CD
Blue Erro Soul, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
Elemental genius from Eric Roberson – an artist who's already touched on Earth and Wind with previous records, but who's really on fire with this sweet little set! As with the others in the series, the album's an EP – but the 8 tracks here are even deeper than most longer albums you'd ... read more CD

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Eric RobersonMoon (radio, acapella, single, inst) ... 12-inch
Warner, 1994. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A rare glimpse at the earlier years of singer Eric Roberson – a promo-only single, issued during his very brief stay at Warner Brothers! The track's a bit more mainstream than Roberson's solo work of the 21st Century – but still plenty darn great, and the kind of real soul track that ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Jamison RossAll For One ... CD
Concord, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Jamison Ross is a drummer at heart, but he's also turning into a hell of a singer who seems ready to help the music of New Orleans find a great new space of its own – as he works here in a sweet small combo set that mixes his voice with grooves that draw together strong currents of classic ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Kelly RowlandSimply Deep ... LP
Columbia, 2002. Near Mint- 2LP ... $1.99
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(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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Philippe SaisseNext Voyage ... CD
Verve, 1997. Used ... $2.99
One of the first albums we've ever heard from keyboardist Philippe Saisse – a French talent with a sound that runs from smooth to funky! Saisse is grooving here in a sweet mid 90s mode – clearly conscious of older jazz and soul styles, but also working in some warm modern touches ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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Christian ScottChristian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Diaspora ... CD
Stretch/Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Christian Scott just seems to be finding his groove more and more with each new record – really opening with a new sense of pride and power after adopting the Atunde Adjuah name – and blowing here not just on trumpet, but also "reverse flugelhorn", sirenette, and siren – ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Christian ScottChristian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Emancipation Procrastination ... CD
Stretch/Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Christian Scott just seems to get hipper and hipper with each new record – and that's saying a lot, as he was already pretty darn hip to begin with! This album's part of Scott's brilliant trilogy that has him reworking his sound even more than before – using his horn in both acoustic ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Christian ScottChristian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Ruler Rebel ... CD
Stretch/Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A fantastic step forward for trumpeter Christian Scott – an artist who takes on a new name with this recording, and a vibrant new sound as well! Scott still plays trumpet, but he also works with some electronics and effects, too – in a group that mixes acoustic elements from piano, ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Jill ScottGolden Moments – Jill Scott's Greatest Hits – The Hidden Beach Years 2000 to 2008 ... CD
Hidden Beach, 2000s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A pretty wonderful retrospective of Jill Scott's years at Hidden Beach – timeless, richly emotional neo classic soul from one of the leading lights of her generation! We've been fans of Jill's from the first album onward, and if you're a younger fan, this excellent collection is a great place ... read more CD

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✨✧ Robb ScottSiren ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A beautiful tribute to the Cali soul sound of the 70s – served up here by Robb Scott with a wonderfully groovy sound! The music here recalls that great moment when things could be tight, but never slick or commercial – maybe the productions of Larry Mizell, or the flowing soulful ... read more CD

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✨✧ Sidewalk ChalkShoulder Season (CD & DVD) ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy CD & DVD ... $10.99 16.99
Really great work from this up-and-coming combo – a group who seems like they can spin together neo soul and hip hop better than most of the rest – and who also make great use of some live jazzy instrumentation as well! The set compiles live performances done around the midwest in ... read more CD

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Bette SmithJet Lagger ... CD
Big Legal Mess, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 13.98
The debut album by Bette Smith – a singer with a definite 70s look on the cover, and a definite sound to match! Bette was raised in Brooklyn, where she worked for years to hone her voice to a uniquely raspy style – but she recorded this album in Mississippi, with a deep soul vibe that ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Gizelle SmithRuthless Day ... CD
Jalapeno (Spain), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Gizelle Smith got caught in the rain on the cover – but you'd hardly know that, given the sunny, upbeat vibe of the album! Smith's a singer who's been bubbling under for years, and this sweet little set may be the one that breaks her out to the big time – as the album has her going ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Ruthless Day ... LP 14.99

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Gizelle SmithRuthless Day ... LP
Jalapeno (Spain), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
Gizelle Smith got caught in the rain on the cover – but you'd hardly know that, given the sunny, upbeat vibe of the album! Smith's a singer who's been bubbling under for years, and this sweet little set may be the one that breaks her out to the big time – as the album has her going ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ruthless Day ... CD 11.99

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Jorja SmithLost & Found ... CD
Famm Limited, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
The fantastic first full-length set from Jorja Smith – a British singer who first rose to fame working with Drake, but who's very much her own woman on this powerful debut! Jorja's got this snakey style of singing – very seductive, especially when wrapped around the beats of the tunes ... read more CD
Also available Lost & Found ... LP 26.99

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Jorja SmithLost & Found ... LP
Famm Limited, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99 27.99
The fantastic first full-length set from Jorja Smith – a British singer who first rose to fame working with Drake, but who's very much her own woman on this powerful debut! Jorja's got this snakey style of singing – very seductive, especially when wrapped around the beats of the tunes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lost & Found ... CD 11.99

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Sy SmithSometimes A Rose Will Grow In Concrete ... CD
Psyko, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99
It's been way too long since we last heard a full length set from Sy Smith – but it's certainly been worth the wait – because she's stronger than ever, and very much at the top her game – if not the whole world of soul music in general! Sy's always been a hell of a singer – ... read more CD

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SolUpfront – An EC3 Vibe ... CD
Pacific Coast Jazz, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
Great sounds from Sol – an artist with a warm glow right from the start, but also a nice sense of crispness that really personalizes his lyrics! Sol's got an approach here that almost feels like gospel – especially given his vocal range, and his positive energy – but the music is ... read more CD

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Soul BalletDial It In ... CD
Golden Circle, 2002. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Soul SessionTwo (with bonus dowload) ... LP
Agogo (Germany), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 42.98
The second Soul Session is every bit as great as the first – a wonderful blend of contemporary rhythms and crackling vocals – served up by producer Ralph Keifer, with help from guests who include Georgia Anne Muldrow, Anaj, Tokunbo, Omar, and Fatma Tazegul! Rhythms are relatively spare ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SpenceLove Adventure EP (with bonus track) ... LP
Austin Boogie Crew, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99
Sweet electro funk from Danny Spence – a set of instrumentals that draw from an 80s mode, but deliver the sounds in a very contemporary style – especially the way they splash together the rhythms and basslines at the bottom end of the sonic spectrum! The tunes are simple and unadorned, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kandace SpringsSoul Eyes ... CD
Blue Note, 2016. Used ... $5.99
The debut of a great singer on Blue Note – and one who plays her own piano and Fender Rhodes as well! Kandace Springs has a gentle style that's part soul, and part jazz – as expressive as the former at most moments, but with a lot of jazz-based phrasing in the instrumentation, which ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD
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Lisa StansfieldDeeper (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Ear Music, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 26.99
It may be years since Lisa Stansfield last topped the charts – but the singer's lost none of her charm, and is still completely at the top of her game – as you'll discover in this wonderfully grooving set! At some level, it's as if nothing has changed at all – the rhythms are ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Starchild & The New RomanticLanguage ... CD
Ghostly International, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Starchild here sings with a group called New Romantic – a really great name, given the 80s vibe of the set! Yet the music isn't the soft electro pop of the UK new romantics – as the groove here is more funky soul, but with a slightly sexy vibe – almost in the legacy of some of ... read more CD
Also available Language ... LP 13.99

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Starchild & The New RomanticLanguage ... LP
Ghostly International, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99
Starchild here sings with a group called New Romantic – a really great name, given the 80s vibe of the set! Yet the music isn't the soft electro pop of the UK new romantics – as the groove here is more funky soul, but with a slightly sexy vibe – almost in the legacy of some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Language ... CD 11.99

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SteoplesSix Rocks ... LP
Stones Throw, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 16.98
A record that's as stark as its cover – a very cool collaboration from LA beatmaker GB (Gifted & Blessed) and British singer Yeofi Andoh – done in a style that may well be opening up whole new frontiers for underground cosmic soul! The record's got a nicely rough vibe – songs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sulu & ExcelsiorEddie Romero ... CD
Sulu & Excelsior, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Eddie Romero's the name of the album, not the artist – a fantastic debut from the duo of Sulu & Excelsior, who have this really unique way of blending together old soul modes with a contemporary hip hop crackle! There's a sweet soul vocal style to many of the lyrics – in keeping ... read more CD

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Swing Out SisterKaleidoscope World (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Phonogram/Fontana (UK), 1989. Used ... $4.99
Standout early work from Swing Out Sister – the group's second album, and one of their best from the time! The team of Andrew Connell and Corinne Drewery had well proven their ability to craft a jazz-tinged tune on the first album – and on this set, they take off in a style that's a ... read more CD

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✨✧ SZACtrl ... CD
Top Dawg Ent., 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A stunning debut from SZA – a soul singer who seems to represent a whole new way of being – with a style that's at once very understated and completely compelling! SZA's clearly got a hell of a voice – but she's also content to weave it into the rich mix of beats, keyboards, and ... read more CD
Also available Ctrl (colored vinyl) ... LP 20.99

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SZACtrl (colored vinyl) ... LP
Top Dawg Ent., 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $20.99 23.98
A stunning debut from SZA – a soul singer who seems to represent a whole new way of being – with a style that's at once very understated and completely compelling! SZA's clearly got a hell of a voice – but she's also content to weave it into the rich mix of beats, keyboards, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On translucent green vinyl – with download!)
Also available Ctrl ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ T-Groove & Two Jazz ProjectNu Soul Nation ... CD
Kissing Fish (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
T-Groove has given us some great music in the past, but he really blows us away here – as he works with Two Jazz Project on a much warmer version of some of his classic clubby modes – this wonderfully deep sound that has plenty of room for guests who include Enois Scroggins, Brae Leni, ... read more CD
Also available Nu Soul Nation ... LP 29.99

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T-Groove & Two Jazz ProjectNu Soul Nation ... LP
Kissing Fish (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $29.99
T-Groove has given us some great music in the past, but he really blows us away here – as he works with Two Jazz Project on a much warmer version of some of his classic clubby modes – this wonderfully deep sound that has plenty of room for guests who include Enois Scroggins, Brae Leni, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vicktor TaiwoJoy Comes In Spirit ... CD
Innovative Leisure, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
The fantastic first full length set from Vicktor Taiwo – an artist who may well redefine the sound of electro soul for the 21st Century! Vicktor's got a voice that would be wonderful in a standard setting – inflected with his Nigerian roots, and clear love of American soul music – ... read more CD
Also available Joy Comes In Spirit ... LP 20.99

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Vicktor TaiwoJoy Comes In Spirit ... LP
Innovative Leisure, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $20.99 24.99
The fantastic first full length set from Vicktor Taiwo – an artist who may well redefine the sound of electro soul for the 21st Century! Vicktor's got a voice that would be wonderful in a standard setting – inflected with his Nigerian roots, and clear love of American soul music – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Joy Comes In Spirit ... CD 11.99

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Gabriel TajeuIntroduction To Gabriel Tajeu ... CD
Legere (France), 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
A great introduction to the voice of Gabriel Tajeu – a singer who has this way of grabbing us right from the very first note, with a vibe that's classic enough to have made him huge way back in the 70s! Gabriel's music has a sound that's as sunny as the image on the cover – a style ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD

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TeaInterstellar (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Jump World (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A set that really lives up to its cover – as the music here is a very galactic take on contemporary soul – grounded by excellent vocals from Tea, but served up with lots of cool cosmic elements in the music! Things are nice and warm throughout – that version of space first ... read more CD

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Molly TentarelliMolly Tentarelli ... CD
Atlanta/Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
Molly Tentarelli is quite a soulful singer – one who definitely lives up to her placement on the Atlanta label – as she reminds us of some of the great recent soul talents we've heard from that city! There's a nicely organic quality to the instrumentation here – a real band, with ... read more CD

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ThirdstoryCold Heart ... CD
Verve, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Thirdstory first came to the attention of most via social media and a big nod from Chance The Rapper – but their music alone is more than enough of a calling card – as the strength of this debut set will likely have the trio going strong for years to come! The mode here is a mix of ... read more CD

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ThundercatDrunk ... CD
Brainfeeder, 2017. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Fantastic work from one of the most compelling mainstream talents in recent years – an artist who can get wide fame and acclaim, yet keep on pushing the boundaries into fresh new cosmic territory! This album may well be Thundercat's masterpiece – not just a summation of all the ideas ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Drunk (4 x 10 inch LP set) ... LP 38.99

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✨✧ ThundercatDrunk (4 x 10 inch LP set) ... LP
Brainfeeder, 2017. New Copy 4 x 10 inch LP ... $38.99 41.99
Fantastic work from one of the most compelling mainstream talents in recent years – an artist who can get wide fame and acclaim, yet keep on pushing the boundaries into fresh new cosmic territory! This album may well be Thundercat's masterpiece – not just a summation of all the ideas ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Drunk ... CD 12.99

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Thundercat with OG Ron C & The ChopstarsDrank ... CD
Brainfeeder, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A chopped-up take on Thundercat's album Drunk – handled here by OG Ron & The Chopstars – who provide a surprisingly sensitive take on the music! The album's billed as "chopped not slopped" – and that claim definitely seems right – as the music here is mostly ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Drank (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99

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Thundercat with OG Ron C & The ChopstarsDrank (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Brainfeeder, 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 27.99
A chopped-up take on Thundercat's album Drunk – handled here by OG Ron & The Chopstars – who provide a surprisingly sensitive take on the music! The album's billed as "chopped not slopped" – and that claim definitely seems right – as the music here is mostly ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition purple vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Drank ... CD 12.99

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U-NamEssential Collection ... CD
Skytown, Late 2000s/2010s. New Copy ... $7.99
A strong overview of recent sounds from U-Nam – one of the few contemporary guitarists to inherit the best 70s styles of artists like George Benson or David T Walker – and a set that also features a few new titles too! Like both of those jazz giants, U-Nam has a way of playing with a ... read more CD

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Umii (Reva DeVito & B Bravo)This Time ... CD
Fresh Selects, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99
Singer Reva DeVito is right on top of the grooves here – adding her upbeat, positive vocal style to the lightly crackling energy of the tunes! Rhythms are straightforward, instrumentation is nice and light, but there's always a forward-moving quality to the cuts – underground club with ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ruby Velle & The SoulphonicsStage Of All Things ... CD
Soulphonics, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Ruby Velle's got one of those voices that will no doubt make her huge – soaring and powerful, right from the very first notes – with a capable confidence that could probably take on just about any style of music, but which is especially great here in the company of the Soulphonics combo! ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Stage Of All Things (with download) ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ Ruby Velle & The SoulphonicsStage Of All Things (with download) ... LP
Soulphonics, 2018. New Copy ... $20.99 21.99
Ruby Velle's got one of those voices that will no doubt make her huge – soaring and powerful, right from the very first notes – with a capable confidence that could probably take on just about any style of music, but which is especially great here in the company of the Soulphonics combo! ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Stage Of All Things ... CD 14.99

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Pharrell WilliamsGirl ... CD
Columbia, 2014. Used ... $1.99
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Nicole WillisTortured Soul ... LP
Timmion (Finland), 2013. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Smoking soul from Nicole Willis – one of our favorite funky females of the past decade or two! Nicole's been making great records for awhile, but she really knocks it out of the part with this killer set – grooving hard with the Soul Investigators, in a raw raw groove that really gives ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download code.)

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Amy WinehouseBack To Black ... LP
Universal, 2006. New Copy ... $16.99 19.98
An incredible album from Amy Winehouse – even way better than her fantastic debut! Although a contemporary soul album, this one's steeped in tradition – soul styles that run the gamut from Detroit down to Kingston, and which are carried off here with a rougher, sharper-edged sound than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Amy WinehouseBack To Black ... LP
Universal, 2006. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible album from Amy Winehouse – even way better than her fantastic debut! Although a contemporary soul album, this one's steeped in tradition – soul styles that run the gamut from Detroit down to Kingston, and which are carried off here with a rougher, sharper-edged sound than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)
Also available Back To Black ... LP 16.99

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Wonk & The Love ExperimentBinary ... LP
Sweet Soul (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $26.99
A slightly different vibe than usual for Wonk – maybe more soul than jazz overall, but with that criss-crossing style we love so much in their music – just expanded strongly by the presence of Love Experiment! The beats are chunky, funky, and cut with lots of spacey elements – ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jamila WoodsHeavn ... CD
Jagjaguwar, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A fantastic debut from Chicago soul singer Jamila Woods – the kind of artist that makes us very proud to be located in the Windy City! Woods is an extremely inventive lyricist – strongly inspired by poetry, but also immediately trying to communicate in a wider spectrum with her sound ... read more CD

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Lizz WrightGrace ... CD
Concord, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
Lizz Wright teams up with producer Joe Henry on a tribute to the grace of the American south – on a record that may well be her strongest to date! The set's got a warm core that really suits Wright's vocals – and the strength of her presentation here is so rich, she hardly needs any ... read more CD

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Satoshi Yoshida with Takuya KurodaMememto ... CD
Pirates (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
A great little set that follows strongly in the mode of some of the best recent Blue Note work from the spiritual funk underground – such as releases by Robert Glasper and Takuya Kuroda – the latter of whom plays on most of this set! The album's leader is guitarist Satoshi Yoshida, but ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck ... CD
BamaLoveSoul, 2012. Used ... $6.99
A wonderful compilation put together by BamaLoveSoul – who are among the greatest champions of the best, deepest soul in the contemporary landscape! This diverse set is 10 strong with excellent underground soul, laidback instrumentals and otherwise solid sounds – all of which we're ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBrownswood Bubblers Volume 12 – Compiled By Gilles Peterson ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99 16.98
A dozen volumes in – and this wonderful series is still going strong – an incredibly solid, incredibly trustworthy collection of all that's great in the global underground! Gilles Peterson has been opening up our ears for decades, and he's never let us down – and, as before, ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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VariousInterpretations – Celebrating The Music Of Earth Wind & Fire ... CD
Stax, 2007. Used ... $5.99
A surprisingly wonderful tribute to the genius of Earth Wind & Fire – new versions of some of the group's best songs from the 70s, all put together in a set that was supervised by Maurice White himself! The package is hardly the scatter-shot affair that other tribute albums tend to be ... read more CD
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VariousLuxury Soul 2018 (3CD set) ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy 3CD ... $14.99
Fantastic soul from the contemporary scene – most of it by British and American artists who work in the soul underground – hand-picked by the always-trusted ears of Expansion Records! As you might know, the label also reissues lots of classic soul from the 70s – and we'd ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Togetherness 2017 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
Lots of killer contemporary soul tracks – but served up with the kind of classic warmth we've always loved in the Soul Togetherness series! The set's got a great selection of well-chosen cuts that are mostly from the current underground – some by artists who've gotten a shot at fame, ... (Funky Compilations, Neo Soul) read more CD

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VariousWorld Soul Collective Vol 5 – Sweet Soul Select Artists ... CD
Sweet Soul (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $18.99
A killer collection of contemporary soul – put together by a Japanese label that's building a great reputation for digging out the coolest corners of the global underground! The set definitely earns the "world" in its title, as the singers here aren't just from the US scene – ... read more CD
 
 



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