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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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Durand Jones & The IndicationsYou & Me/Put A Smile On My Face ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $6.99 7.98
The first new songs from Durand Jones & The Indications in a couple years! "You & Me" kicks off with a raw soul guitar before the sweet vocals, deft harmonies and drums kick in and it settles into a natural deep soul gem reminiscient of some of the great rare indie soul singles of ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want (limited edition mono version with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2014. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
Tremendous work from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – a set that took a bit longer to hit the racks than expected, but which really shows a richness that more than makes up for the delay! Sharon's a singer who's always been great – but she steps out strongly here with a sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very limited mono version – exclusive to indie retail.)

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsSoul Of A Woman ... CD
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
The fantastic final album from Sharon Jones – a wonderfully deep talent who was taken from us all too soon! The set's maybe the ultimate setting for Sharon's incredible voice – as it features both her longtime core combo, the Dap-Kings – as well as additional backings from the ... read more CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsSoul Time ... LP
Daptone, 2011. New Copy ... $14.99
Damn damn damn – maybe the funkiest album ever from Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings! The group have always been great, but there's something here that goes even farther than usual – an especially funky snap on the drums at the bottom, even on more laidback tunes – and a stone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive physical version.)

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsMatter Of Time/When I Saw Your Face ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $5.99 8.99
A fantastic funky single from Sharon Jones – a tune that dips, turns, swells, and grooves – all with an even more fantastic demonstration of her vocal skills than usual – and support from the Dap-Kings that show again that they're one of the best funky bands in the business! ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo ... CD
Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
A funky combo, but one with a real difference – as they seem to find whole new corners of the globe in which to work their magic – almost an imagined space of cultural criss-crossing, all set to some mighty funky bass and drums! The core element here is the guitar – which echoes ... read more CD
Also available Con Todo El Mundo ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
A funky combo, but one with a real difference – as they seem to find whole new corners of the globe in which to work their magic – almost an imagined space of cultural criss-crossing, all set to some mighty funky bass and drums! The core element here is the guitar – which echoes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Con Todo El Mundo ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ KhruangbinHasta El Cielo ... CD
Dead Oceans, 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
A trippier version of Khruangbin than we're used to – but that's maybe no surprise, given that the whole album's a dub version of the Con Todo El Mundo record – with all the best funky currents of that sweet set, and some wilder modes as well! Drums and bass really get a great workout ... read more CD

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Killer MetersTribute To The Meters ... CD
Fastlife, 2005. Used ... $1.99
A killer tribute to the Meters by the Killer Meters – a shadowy quartet that somehow manages to live up to their ambition of recreating the heat of the one-and-only Funky Meters! The group faithfully brings those great Meters tunes to life, thanks in no small part to the furious strength of ... read more CD

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La BatteriaLa Batteria 2 ... CD
Penny (Italy), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
Heavy funk from La Batteria – an Italian combo who are strongly influenced by the best cop/crime soundtracks of the 70s – and by the wealth of Italian sound library recordings as well! There's a fantastic old school vibe to the set – heavy drums, riffing guitar, funky basslines, ... (Sound Library, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available La Batteria 2 ... LP 25.99

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La BatteriaLa Batteria 2 ... LP
Penny (Italy), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99
Heavy funk from La Batteria – an Italian combo who are strongly influenced by the best cop/crime soundtracks of the 70s – and by the wealth of Italian sound library recordings as well! There's a fantastic old school vibe to the set – heavy drums, riffing guitar, funky basslines, ... (Sound Library, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available La Batteria 2 ... CD 18.99

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Lady WrayPiece Of Me/Come On In ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 10.99
Crisply crackling vocals from Lady Wray – given this great slow-stepping bassline on "Piece Of Me", which really sets the scene for the moody vibe of the tune! "Come On In" has this very echoey drum break – setting up a different sort of moody mode – almost ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99
An organ trio, and one with plenty of soul – romping drums, riffing guitar, and some mighty sweet work on the Hammond by Delvon Lamarr! This is the first we've ever heard of the group, but they're rock solid and right on the money – working with a lean, hard style that's completely ... read more CD

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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioLive At KEXP ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99 13.98
A great combo, in a really great setting – the trio of organist Delvon Lamarr, captured in a sweet live radio performance! The tunes are long and open – very much in the group's killer blend of soul jazz and deep funk – with plenty of room for Delvon to soar out on the keys of ... read more CD

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Timo Lassy & Teppo MakynenTimo Lassy & Teppo Makynen ... CD
WeJazz (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
Music that you'd hardly expect, if you only know the more groove-oriented side of saxophonist Timo Lassy – the sounds he's given us from the Ricky-Tick years onwards – because this album is straight jazz overall, and a relatively improvised one at that! The album shows off a whole ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Timo Lassy & Teppo Makynen (includes download) ... LP 22.99

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Timo Lassy & Teppo MakynenTimo Lassy & Teppo Makynen (includes download) ... LP
WeJazz (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
Music that you'd hardly expect, if you only know the more groove-oriented side of saxophonist Timo Lassy – the sounds he's given us from the Ricky-Tick years onwards – because this album is straight jazz overall, and a relatively improvised one at that! The album shows off a whole ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Timo Lassy & Teppo Makynen ... CD 12.99

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Sami LinnaSami Linna Quartet ... CD
Timmion (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
Sami Linna might look like some sort of Tyrolean hipster on the cover of the album, but his guitar has been behind a fair bit of great funky work on the Timmion label in recent years – which is why it's great to hear him up front here in the lead! A bit like when Eddie Roberts stepped out ... read more CD
Also available Sami Linna Quartet ... LP 19.99

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Sami LinnaSami Linna Quartet ... LP
Timmion (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $19.99
Sami Linna might look like some sort of Tyrolean hipster on the cover of the album, but his guitar has been behind a fair bit of great funky work on the Timmion label in recent years – which is why it's great to hear him up front here in the lead! A bit like when Eddie Roberts stepped out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sami Linna Quartet ... CD 14.99

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Little AxeWolf That House Built ... CD
Okeh/Epic, 1994. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Deep Funk) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Los Charly's Orchestra with OmarFire (classic disco, classic inst, neo soulful disco, neo soulful inst) ... 12-inch
Imagenes (UK), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $6.99
Los Charly's have some great help this time around – vocals from the mighty Omar – whose talents can always turn any tune into a soulful masterpiece! That's definitely the case here, where Omar's lyrics add a much needed core to the tune – and push it forward with this soaring ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Los SospechosPostales ... CD
Colemine, 2013. New Copy ... $7.99 13.98
Deep funk, but with a compelling twist – bits of South American styles filtering into the mix from time to time, but in subtle ways that never lose the groove! The album's a soundtrack, but works more like a funk album on its own – and is a great full length follow-up to some of the ... read more CD

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LubriphonicLubriphonic ... CD
Lubricated, 2002. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Lucid Paradise with The Great ReviversCycle/We Ride ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
The Great Revivers provide the music, and Lucid Paradise handles the vocals – a funky match made in heaven! "Cycle" has funky drums at the core, some burning organ in the middle, and vocals that are moodily traded back and forth with a heady vibe that almost recalls some old Norman ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 250 copies.)

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Lucid Paradise with The Great ReviversNot The One/B Boy Anthem ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
One of three great seven inch pairings of The Great Revivers and vocal group Lucid Paradise – with a strong female lead on "Not The One", which has the tune soaring to the skies over the funky drums at the core! Drums are equally tight on "B Boy Anthem", but the vocals ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 250 copies.)

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Lucid Paradise with The Great ReviversStar/Get On Up ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
"Star" is a funky number with skittish drums and a loping guitar line – which creates a slightly spooky groove – and really brings a lot to the female lead and male backup vocals! Drums on "Get On Up" are tighter and more fast-breaking – and the tune's got ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 250 copies.)

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Magic In ThreesMagic In Threes ... CD
GED Soul, 2011. Used ... $1.99
The eponymous full length from Nashville psyche funk trio Magic In Threes! There's something of a sound library style to the set – but the trio format gives their take on that groove in a bit of a tighter, more reigned in take on the groove. That's not to say it's not a diverse tapestry of ... read more CD

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Jake Mason TrioStranger In The Mirror ... CD
Soul Messin', 2018. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
Sweet Hammond work from Jake Mason – a keyboardist who definitely loves the sound of 60s soul jazz, but also has a great ear for the soulful instrumental too! The organ lines on the set move nicely between territory of Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff, but also have some of the warmer glow of ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Stranger In The Mirror ... LP 12.99

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Jake Mason TrioStranger In The Mirror ... LP
Soul Messin', 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 21.98
Sweet Hammond work from Jake Mason – a keyboardist who definitely loves the sound of 60s soul jazz, but also has a great ear for the soulful instrumental too! The organ lines on the set move nicely between territory of Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff, but also have some of the warmer glow of ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Stranger In The Mirror ... CD 6.99

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Christian McBrideChristian McBride Live At Tonic (3CD set) ... CD
Ropeadope, 2006. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
An ambitious little set from Christian McBride – one that brings together 3CDs of music recorded over 2 nights of performance – all in a mode that shows McBride picking up plenty of funky touches! The group here features Geoffrey Keezer on keyboards, Ron Blake on saxes, and Terreon ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gerald McCauley with Cold Diamond & MinkWondering (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $5.99 9.99
The sweet soul vocals of Gerald McCauley sound wonderful here – delivered with this slow, heartbreaking pace that really fits the mellow funk laid down by Cold Diamond & Mink – almost making the whole thing feel like a classic New Jersey/Philly gem from back in the day! (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Medeski, Martin & WoodNote Bleu – The Best Of The Blue Note Years 1998 to 2005 (deluxe edition CD & DVD) ... CD
Blue Note, Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used CD & DVD ... $9.99
A nice little overview of the Blue Note years of Medeski Martin & Wood – and a collection that includes their many styles for the label, some tracks previously unissued in the US, and a bonus DVD that includes 90 minutes of music videos, live performances, and documentary material! The ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Menahan Street BandCrossing/Every Day A Dream ... 7-inch
Dunham/Daptone, 2011. New Copy ... $5.99
Beautiful! "Crossing" is a sublime ballad number by the Menahan Street Band – a funky instrumental, yet taken at a slow-stepping pace that's really amazing – like some lost backing track from a hip early 70s harmony soul number – complete with well-placed beats, and ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Midnight Hour (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad)Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Present The Midnight Hour ... CD
Linear Labs, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
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 ... read more CD

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Midnight Hour (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad)Midnight Hour Live At Linear Labs ... CD
Linear Labs, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Adrian Younge is best known as a studio genius – and he's certainly working in that setting here – but in a live environment, with a larger group – in a way that really shows off a whole new side of his talents! Younge's partner here is Ali Shaheed Muhammad – who plays bass ... read more CD
Also available Midnight Hour Live At Linear Labs ... LP 23.99

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Midnight Hour (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad)Midnight Hour Live At Linear Labs ... LP
Linear Labs, 2019. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
Adrian Younge is best known as a studio genius – and he's certainly working in that setting here – but in a live environment, with a larger group – in a way that really shows off a whole new side of his talents! Younge's partner here is Ali Shaheed Muhammad – who plays bass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Midnight Hour Live At Linear Labs ... CD 11.99

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MildlifePhase ... LP
Research (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
Funky jazz, but with plenty of keyboards that really trip things out – lots of long moogy runs that really make things sound great – especially when they're balanced out by Fender Rhodes! These guys seem to start in the territory of 70s electric jazz – especially the funkier sort ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Phase (with bonus track) ... CD 14.99

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MildlifePhase (with bonus track) ... CD
Research/P-Vine (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
Funky jazz, but with plenty of keyboards that really trip things out – lots of long moogy runs that really make things sound great – especially when they're balanced out by Fender Rhodes! These guys seem to start in the territory of 70s electric jazz – especially the funkier sort ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Phase ... LP 22.99

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MndsgnBreatharian (with download) ... LP
Fresh Selects, 2013/2015. Sealed ... $19.99
Avant beatcraft from the always adventurous Mndsgn! This is some of the freshest proper solo material we've heard from Mndsgn, which made some waves online in the preceding couple of years but definitely belongs in the physical realm – with titles that include "Inhale", "Greend ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small tear at the opening.)

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MonophonicsBeggin (vocal, instrumental) ... 7-inch
Transistor Sound, 2018. New Copy ... $4.99 8.98
A fantastic take on the classic "Beggin" – a lost Four Seasons tune from the 60s that's gone onto much greater fame in recent years! The Monophonics present the tune in a way that keeps all the glory of the original – from the funky drums, to the romping keyboards, to the ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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MonophonicsIn Your Brain ... CD
Ubiquity, 2012. New Copy ... $8.99 16.98
The Monophonics definitely have a way of getting inside your brain – using a cosmic slop of fuzzy guitars and funky basslines to eat away your grey matter more than a maggot inside your cranium! Yet even past that heavy Funkadelic reference, they've also got a richer vibe too – ... read more CD

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Mother EarthPeople Tree (expanded edition) ... CD
Acid Jazz/BGP (UK), 1994. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 22.99
A hugely expanded version of this stone London classic from Mother Earth – presented as a 2CD set with a huge amount of extra material! The core album is the kind of record that should have crossed over big at a global level, had more folks been paying attention to the Brit funk scene at the ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Mourning A BLKstarGarner Poems ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99
A fantastically righteous set – a blend of funk and politics that we haven't heard done this well since the 70s – even though the whole record is aimed at dealing with contemporary issues – as you might guess from the title's reference to the late Eric Garner! The set's dedicated ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Mourning A BLKstarReckoning (with bonus download) ... LP
Don Giovanni, 2019. New Copy ... $17.99 18.99
A tremendous effort from Mourning A BLKstar – a group who may be on their way to being the voice of a generation – as they work with an unabashed sense of righteous politics, funk, and soul – all taken to a higher plane in the process of creation! Plenty of folks are message-orien ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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MSXII Sound Design70s Soul Aesthetics ... LP
MSX Sound Design, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 24.98
The album's got 70s soul in the title, and 70s soul in the grooves – even though most of the tracks are relatively short instrumentals! Still, there's a production vibe here that takes us back to the best work of the golden decade – echoes of the hipper Motown moments, Philly soul and ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jake Najor & The Moment Of TruthIn The Cut ... CD
Redwoods, 2019. New Copy ... $6.99 9.99
Jake Najor's a mighty funky drummer – as you'll hear from the very first note on this set – a spark that sets a flame to the album's strong run of tunes in both a funky and instrumental mode, as Jake leads the group through a great assortment of small combo grooves! Most tracks feature ... read more CD
Also available In The Cut ... LP 24.99

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Jake Najor & The Moment Of TruthIn The Cut ... LP
Redwoods, 2019. New Copy ... $24.99 25.98
Jake Najor's a mighty funky drummer – as you'll hear from the very first note on this set – a spark that sets a flame to the album's strong run of tunes in both a funky and instrumental mode, as Jake leads the group through a great assortment of small combo grooves! Most tracks feature ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available In The Cut ... CD 6.99

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New MastersoundsIntroduction To The New Mastersounds ... CD
One Note (UK), 2000s. New Copy ... $14.99
A great look at the heavy grooves of The New Mastersounds – one of the hardest working combos in the deep funk underground – with a resume of great music that stretches back for over a decade! The set brings together album cuts, rare singles, and a few surprising numbers as well – ... read more CD

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New MastersoundsIntroduction To The New Mastersounds Vol 2 ... CD
One Note (UK), 2000s. New Copy ... $14.99
There's almost no introduction needed to the New Mastersounds – given how much greatness the group has given us over the years – a perennial favorite here at Dusty Groove, both with customers and our own soundsystems as well! But even if you know these funky stalwarts, there's still ... read more CD

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New MastersoundsNashville Session 2 ... CD
One Note (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
The New Mastersounds return to the sweet studio in Nashville that gave us the previous album – but this time around, they change things up a bit – by using a variety of different keyboards instead of their usual Hammond! The core rhythms are every bit as sharp as before – and ... read more CD
Also available Nashville Session 2 ... LP 19.99

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New MastersoundsNashville Session 2 ... LP
One Note (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
The New Mastersounds return to the sweet studio in Nashville that gave us the previous album – but this time around, they change things up a bit – by using a variety of different keyboards instead of their usual Hammond! The core rhythms are every bit as sharp as before – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nashville Session 2 ... CD 11.99

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New MastersoundsRenewable Energy (with bonus download) ... LP
One Note (UK), 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The New Mastersounds must have their own source of renewable energy – as they've been giving us great records for many years now, and still are strongly on top of their game! The core quartet is driven by the funky drums of Simon Allen, the bumping bass of Pete Shand, the sweet keyboards of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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New MastersoundsShake It/Permission To Land ... 7-inch
Color Red, 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99 9.98
Two funky nuggets from New Mastersounds – each with a special guest! Vocalist Lamar Williams Jr joins the group on "Shake It" – a tune that's almost got a Meters-like starkness to the groove that gets things going – but which takes on a bit more fullness from the vocals ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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OrgoneReasons ... CD
Killion Sound, 2019. New Copy ... $10.99
Orgone just seem to get better and better as the years go on – from a more standard funk combo to one who've really found their own groove – which they seem to push even further here with the addition of singer Adryon De Leon – a vocalist who really helps bring some focus to their ... read more CD
Also available Reasons ... LP 18.99

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OrgoneReasons ... LP
Killion Sound, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
Orgone just seem to get better and better as the years go on – from a more standard funk combo to one who've really found their own groove – which they seem to push even further here with the addition of singer Adryon De Leon – a vocalist who really helps bring some focus to their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reasons ... CD 10.99

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OrgoneUndercover Mixtape ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99
Damn! Orgone just keep getting better and better – to the point where we might almost say that there's no difference between the strength of the group's sound and all the funky 70s acts that have inspired their music! The instrumentation and production are right on the money throughout ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Bobby OrozaThis Love ... CD
Big Crown, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
A really fantastic full length set from Bobby Oroza – a moody take on blue-eyed soul, with a vibe that's completely its own! Oroza has some fantastic help here – production and music by Cold Diamond & Mink, the combo who've given such a fantastic sound to Timmion Records soul ... read more CD
Also available This Love ... LP 18.99

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Bobby OrozaThis Love ... LP
Big Crown, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
A really fantastic full length set from Bobby Oroza – a moody take on blue-eyed soul, with a vibe that's completely its own! Oroza has some fantastic help here – production and music by Cold Diamond & Mink, the combo who've given such a fantastic sound to Timmion Records soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available This Love ... CD 12.99

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Orquesta AkokanOrquesta Akokan (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A record that may well single-handedly mark the huge shift in American/Cuban relations in years to come – as the set's a tremendous project between the New York forces of Daptone Records, and the overlooked genius of the younger scene in Havana! Make no mistake, this isn't your usual Daptone ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ Phaze IINo Cover Charge ... CD
Phaze II Jazz, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99
Sweet jazzy funk from Phaze II – a DC combo who've been together for over 20 years, and who've really sharpened up their sound during that time! The group have worked in clubs – both as a solo act, and as backup for visiting soul singers – and they've got a really tight vibe, but ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Ben PiraniHow Do I Talk To My Brother? ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
A great little soul set by a singer we're betting will have a long run in the funky underground – a relative newcomer, but one who comes across with a power that really belies his time in the studio! Ben Piriani's music has this righteous, full-on groove that reminds us a lot of that moment ... read more CD
Also available How Do I Talk To My Brother? ... LP 18.99

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Ben PiraniHow Do I Talk To My Brother? ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A great little soul set by a singer we're betting will have a long run in the funky underground – a relative newcomer, but one who comes across with a power that really belies his time in the studio! Ben Piriani's music has this righteous, full-on groove that reminds us a lot of that moment ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available How Do I Talk To My Brother? ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Bobby Previte & BumpJust Add Water ... CD
Palmetto, 2001. Used ... $3.99
(Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Bernard Purdie & FriendsCool Down (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Sugar Road, 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
Legendary drummer Bernard Purdie has left a huge legacy of music behind him – and here he adds to that legacy in a new small combo set – one that features core work from members of New Mastersounds and Pimps Of Joytime – and which also features Ivan Neville on keyboards, and Cyril ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sam Q's NightpatrolPele's Groove/Blues Cul De Sac/Secret Bossa Nova Club/Song For Mariam ... 12-inch
Mod Bossa (UK), 2019. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $14.99
(Jazz, Deep Funk) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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QuanticAtlantic Oscillations ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $10.99 11.99
A masterpiece from Will "Quantic" Holland – an artist who always surprises us with new sounds, but really blows us away with the depth in this set! Quantic started out groovy, then got funky and soulful, then embraced a range of Latin cultures in later work – and throughout ... read more CD

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QuanticAtlantic Oscillations (orig, Maghreban rmx, disco cub) ... 12-inch
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $12.99 13.99
A surprising upbeat groover from Quantic – a cut that's a fair bit clubbier than some of his funk and global projects of years back – but which also has all the depth that he brought to those recordings too! The original mix bubbles with straightforward beats, cool bubbling keys, and ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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R&R Soul OrchestraWar/Call On Me ... 7-inch
It's Soul Time, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99
A hip contemporary combo from Queens – but one who get a great sort of indie soul vibe to their music! The style is less the deep funk of other recent groups, than the sort of east coast sound from the pre-disco years – as the R&R Soul Orchestra leap into a wonderful upbeat reading ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Rhythm Rhyme RevolutionRhythm Rhyme Revolution 1 ... CD
Sharpeye (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $4.99
A contemporary set, but one that reaches back to the earlier years of the London funk scene – given that it not only features work from Gareth Tasker and Barrie Sharpe, but also includes contributions from members of Beggar & Co and 23 Skidoo! The sound's almost got a classic acid jazz ... read more CD

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Ruby RushtonIronside ... LP
22A (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $30.99 32.99
Completely fantastic work from Ruby Rushton – a UK quartet that we completely love to death – and who sound better here than ever before! Although classic, the special vibe of the group is a bit hard to describe – as they've got a special sense of flow, a special balance of ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ruby RushtonTrudi's Songbook – Volumes 1 & 2 ... LP
22A (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
Ruby Rushton is the name of the group, not an individual member – and it's also a name that's sure to be at the top of your list once you hear this incredible debut! The album's got this fantastic blend of funky and spiritual grooves – all played with a quality that's soulful, but ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rugged NuggetsRugged Walk/Take Me With You ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $5.99
Guitar, bass, and drums all really seem to love each other to death at the start of "Rugged Walk" – coming on with a unified groove that's peppered with horns in just the right way – while the guitar kind of wangles a bit of a solo next to a trumpet, and the whole thing ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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SanjoLandings/Mule & Hummingbirds ... 7-inch
Mango Hill, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99
Funky drums and romping organ coming together in a really wonderful way – almost like the kind of groove you'd get on one of those 60s albums by The Peddlers, but without any vocals at all! "Landings" is completely wonderful – and "Mule & Hummingbirds" follows ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Scone Cash PlayersAs The Screw Turns ... LP
Flamingo Time/Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 18.99
The Scone Cash Players have a name that's a but unusual, but a sound that's right on the money – thanks to some massive Hammond work from leader Adam Scone, and lots of tight saxophone lines from Ian Hendrickson-Smith – who you'll remember from his work in the Dap-Kings! The groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sha La DasLove In The Wind ... CD
Dunham/Daptone, 2018. New Copy ... $6.99 14.99
The cover sticker bills this one as sounding like a lost collaboration between the Beach Boys and Delfonics – although for our money, we'd lean a bit more towards the latter – as the Sha La Das have a surprisingly strong approach to harmony soul! Instrumentation and production are much ... read more CD

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Emilia Sisco with Cold Diamond & MinkDon't Believe You Like That (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2018. New Copy ... $5.99 8.99
Cold Diamond & Mink provide some killer slow funk backing here – so much so that the tune's already got this great moody vibe before Emilia Sisco comes in with the lyrics – which have a heartbreaking vibe, and work with the funky backings almost like a classic tune by Ann Peebles ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Slim Moore & The Mar-KaysIntroducing Slim Moore & The Mar-Kays ... CD
Marlow, 2011. Used ... $6.99
One of the best new funk albums we've heard in years – and one that really does an amazing job of putting equal emphasis on intrumentation and deep soul vocals! Slim Moore comes across like some lost singer from the early 70s funky 45 generation – gritty and upfront, with a quality ... read more CD

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Carlton Jumel Smith1634 Lexington Avenue ... CD
Timmion, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The long-overdue debut of Carlton Jumel Smith – a soul singer with roots at the Harlem address listed in the title, and who's slowly been working his way around the globe in recent years! Those global travels are key to the success of this set – as Smith works very tightly in Finland's ... read more CD
Also available 1634 Lexington Avenue ... LP 20.99

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Carlton Jumel Smith1634 Lexington Avenue ... LP
Timmion, 2019. New Copy ... $20.99 21.99
The long-overdue debut of Carlton Jumel Smith – a soul singer with roots at the Harlem address listed in the title, and who's slowly been working his way around the globe in recent years! Those global travels are key to the success of this set – as Smith works very tightly in Finland's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available 1634 Lexington Avenue ... CD 13.99

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Carlton Jumel Smith with Cold Diamond & MinkI Can't Love You Anymore (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2017. New Copy ... $5.99
A contemporary cut, but one that's got a great early 70s sweet soul vibe – as Carlton June delivers this fantastic heartbreaking lyric, while the Cold Diamond & Mink combo give him a slow funk drumbreak backup! The flipside's an instrumental – which lets you focus even more on the ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Carlton Jumel Smith with Cold Diamond & MinkThis Is What Love Looks Like (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $8.99
Funky drums, descending horns, and riffing guitar really set the scene here in a great way – giving the track a gentle groove, but one that's nice and warm too – a perfect foil for the deep soul vocals of Carlton Jumel Smith, a singer who may well be one of the best discoveries so far ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Gizelle SmithRuthless Day ... LP
Jalapeno (Spain), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
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 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Smuggler BrothersIn The City/Jam ... 7-inch
Schema (Italy), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $12.99
Two funky instrumentals from Smuggler Brothers – neither of which are on their debut album! "In The City" has a sharp urban vibe – like some old crime soundtrack cut from the 70s, with lots of sharp changes – but also some cool moogy keyboards that move all up and down ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Andre SolomkoLe Deltaplane ... LP
Favorite (France), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
Great sounds from Andre Solomko – an artist who's been giving us some great 70s-styled music in recent years, and may well have topped himself with this fantastic set! Andre plays alto and soprano sax, in a setting that's got the warm glow of a sweet 70s fusion record – but this time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Soul SugarChase The Light ... LP
Gee (France), 2017. Sealed ... $14.99
Funky keyboards and dubby grooves – a great little record that's as much inspired by Jamaican music as it is the longer legacy of American funky jazz! Soul Sugar first started giving us 45s about a decade ago, but their sound has really matured over the years – as leader/keyboard ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some sticker remnants.)

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SouliveNext ... CD
Blue Note, 2002. Used ... $1.99
This funky combo kicks it hard on their second Blue Note album – expanding the group a bit more to include an alto player, which makes for a nice choppy jazz funk sound! The record's got a few appearances by famous guests – including Amel Larrieux, Black Thought, Talib Kweli & Hi ... read more CD
(Out of print. BMG club pressing.)

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SouliveUp Here (CD & DVD) ... CD
Royal Family, 2009. Used ... $6.99
Great stuff from one of those groups who just keep on grooving over the years – always hitting hard with their own unique take on deep funk! We first loved Soulive back when the group were issuing music on self-produced CDs – and they've really come a long way in their sound, and have ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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StuffOld Dreams New Planet ... LP
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
A very cool little combo – one that almost sounds like a funk band working with broken instruments! Stuff are really out to do something new here – borrowing bits of jazz and funk, then weaving together a sound that's equal parts acoustic and electric – but which has lots of fuzz ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Old Dreams New Planets ... CD 9.99

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StuffOld Dreams New Planets ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99
A very cool little combo – one that almost sounds like a funk band working with broken instruments! Stuff are really out to do something new here – borrowing bits of jazz and funk, then weaving together a sound that's equal parts acoustic and electric – but which has lots of fuzz ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Old Dreams New Planet ... LP 12.99

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StuffOld Dreams New Planets ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2018. Used Gatefold ... $1.99
A very cool little combo – one that almost sounds like a funk band working with broken instruments! Stuff are really out to do something new here – borrowing bits of jazz and funk, then weaving together a sound that's equal parts acoustic and electric – but which has lots of fuzz ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Old Dreams New Planets ... CD 9.99

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Gabriel TajeuIntroduction To Gabriel Tajeu ... CD
Legere (France), 2017. Used ... $7.99
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 ... read more CD

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James Taylor QuartetGet Organized (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Urban/Polydor (Japan), 1989. Used ... $19.99
Wonderful early work from the great James Taylor Quartet – a killer UK group that emerged out of the London mod and acid jazz scenes of the 80s, then went onto become a monstrously talented funk group in their own right! Taylor's smoking Hammond leads the session, stepping out in some strong ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jr Thomas & The VolcanosRockstone ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $6.99 13.98
A sweet second album from Jr Thomas & The Volcanos – a contemporary group, but one who get the sound of late 60s Kingston just right! These guys are to reggae and rocksteady what the Dap-Kings are to classic funk – younger modern artists who are completely devoted to finding the ... (Reggae, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Ural Thomas & The PainRight Time ... CD
Tender Loving Empire, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Mighty nice work from Ural Thomas – an underground soul legend, finally restored to proper form here – thanks to excellent backing from The Pain! The group have this great groove that's beautifully balanced by Ural's vocals – a sense of focus that grooves along in modes that move ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Includes download!)

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Throttle Elevator Music with Kamasi WashingtonThrottle Elevator Music IV ... LP
Wide Hive, 2016. New Copy ... $12.99
The best album so far from Throttle Elevator music – thanks to some fantastic saxophone from Kamasai Washington! The group was always pretty good before – but this time around, they really rise above their past – and also have Washington handling all the arrangements on the ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TrokerImperfecto ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. Used ... $4.99
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Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One)Tuxedo III ... Cassette
Funk On Sight, 2019. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
There's a sticker on the cover that proclaims "third time's the charm" – and while that might be the case, we've also got to admit that we've always been pretty well charmed by Tuxedo – a great outlet for the soulful talents of Mayer Hawthorne, as he teams up with Jake One! ... (Cassettes, Deep Funk) read more Cassette

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Vaudou GameOtodi ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Man, these guys just keep getting better and better – and this smoker of an album really rewards all the faith we've had in Vaudou Game right from the start! The album was recorded in Togo, with a sharp funky style that partly echoes the James Brown Band of the late 60s – but also has ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Ruby Velle & The SoulphonicsCall Out My Name/Love Less Blind (colored vinyl pressing) ... 7-inch
Soulphonics, 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $2.99 8.99
A loud, proud tune from Ruby Velle – and one that's also got some great backing vocals from a trio that includes the lovely Chantae Cann! The track's got this almost-dark edge, and feels like one of the more powerful tracks we've ever heard from Ruby – and it's backed here by "Love ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(On colored vinyl!)

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Nick WaterhouseNick Waterhouse ... CD
Innovative Leisure, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A pretty tight little album from Nick Waterhouse – and even though his conga's apparently getting stolen in the cover phot, he's got more than enough of a combo to make up for that loss! The groove here is in a place between vintage soul and garagey rock – maybe garage soul, with Nick's ... read more CD
Also available Nick Waterhouse ... LP 23.99

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Nick WaterhouseNick Waterhouse ... LP
Innovative Leisure, 2019. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A pretty tight little album from Nick Waterhouse – and even though his conga's apparently getting stolen in the cover phot, he's got more than enough of a combo to make up for that loss! The groove here is in a place between vintage soul and garagey rock – maybe garage soul, with Nick's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nick Waterhouse ... CD 9.99
 
 



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