A really sublime rare groover from JR Bailey – vocalist in the Cadillacs back in their doo wop years, but a heck of a great 70s mellow soul artist in this obscure little set! JR wrote and co-produced all the tunes on the set – in a mode that steps along beautifully with a subtle groove ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fiercely progressive jazz from one of England's best! A great bit of funky fusion with some amazing keyboards, and more than a few slow, stretched out drum parts – making the album one of Carr's greatest sets for the beathead crowd! Filled with great cuts like "Images", "Calib ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Victor Cavini —
Japan ... LP Selected Sound/Be With (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)...
A very unusual sound library album from the German scene – a set that's maybe a lot more ethnographic than the usual stock TV and commercial grooves you'd expect – done by Victor Cavini with a fairly sensitive blend of traditional Japanese instrumentation and a few key modern elements ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Freestyle Fellowship —
Innercity Griots ... LP 4th & Broadway/Be With (UK), 2002. New Copy 2LP (reissue)...
$39.99About January 21, 2022
Titles include "Everything's Everything", "Shammy's", "Six Tray", "Danger", "Inner City Boundries", "Cornbread", "Hot Potato (rmx)", "Heavyweights", "Respect Due" and "Pure Thought". LP, Vinyl record album
Fuzzy Duck —
Fuzzy Duck ... LP MAM/Be With (UK), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)...
A really groovy little record – and one by a group who might well be better-named "Funky Duck", given all the heavy drums and sharp riffing on the tunes! These guys are definitely a rock group, but they've also got the sort of instrumentation that would be right at home on a funky ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A funky tribute to all the "Super Groupies" who were helping out the 70s music scene – maybe the closest thing that Junie Morrison every came to a tribute album – and a set that's got all the same wonderful complexity of his other solo albums on Westbound! As with those ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Groovy South African soul from Linda Bab Majika – a singer who's part of that new generation of positivity that was flowing out of the scene, reaching out here with a sound that's pretty universal in appeal! The music is more conventional 80s soul than you might expect – and richer and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sound library masterpiece from the great Keith Mansfield – a UK maestro who was very adept at an older style of keyboard funk at the start of the 70s, but who here moves into a range of styles that also point the way towards 80s grooves to come! There's still lots of full instrumentation ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sound library set that definitely lives up to its title – as the whole thing features nothing but drums and percussion, running through a very wide spectrum of sounds throughout! Barry Morgan and Ray Cooper handle the instruments – and come together with a sense of variety that's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Mother Freedom Band —
Cutting The Cord ... LP All Platinum/Be With (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)...
About May 28, 2021 (delayed)
Obscure bit of funky stuff on the All Platinum label! The group's a weird one – a bit jazz, a bit soul, not really sure of what they are, and kind of shifting their style from track to track in a really groovy sort of way! The record has a totally great breakbeat track called "(Assistan ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jay Richford & Gary Stevan (Brugnolini/Torossi) —
Feelings ... LP Carosello/Be With (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)...
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A legendary sound library set from the 70s Italian scene – exactly the kind of record that got so many folks digging for sound library funk so many years ago! The record's a masterpiece of funky rhythms, jazzy instrumentation, and warmer touches – served up with plenty of Fender Rhodes ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jorge Lopez Ruiz —
El Grito ... LP Acoua/Be With (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)...
About May 28, 2021 (delayed)
A brilliant large group performance from Argentine bassist Jorge Lopez Ruiz – and one that's got all the fire and energy you might expect from the cover! The album's an extended piece in five movements – written, arranged, and directed by Ruiz on bass – but featuring some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Arthur Russell —
Another Thought ... LP Point/Be With (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ...
$46.99About November 5, 2021
Beautiful music from Arthur Russell – some of his most tunefully compelling work ever, but still done with all the offbeat edges we love from his more experimental sounds too! The music often features Russell singing along with processed lines on cello – in this haunting style that at ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sweet little record from Caiphus Semenya – a South African singer, but one who works here with backings from some top-shelf studio talents in LA – a mix of jazz and fusion players who really bring a great sense of groove to the material! Tracks include two originals co-written with ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
South African soul from Caiphus Semenya – and a set that's got a nicely righteous, upbeat vibe throughout! Caiphus works here in that best sort of South African style in the decade when the nation's struggles were getting a lot more global attention – showing a spirit that refuses to ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really groovy little record, and one that's got all sorts of very cool things going on – sweet female vocals from Sola that almost feel like they're lifted from a French record, and not a Spanish language set – mixed with orchestrations that have a nice undercurrent of funk – a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Lewis Taylor —
Lewis Taylor ... LP Island/Be With (UK), 1996. New Copy 2LP ...
$36.99About August 30, 2021
A hell of a classic from UK singer Lewis Taylor – one of the best blue-eyed soul albums recorded in the 90s, and a record that's still years ahead of its time! In a stretch when so many others were putting out fake soul – or breathing heavily on downtempo records – Taylor found a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album