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✨✧ Erik TruffazMantis ... CD
Blue Note (France), 2001. Used ... $4.99
A pivotal album from Swiss trumpeter Eric Truffaz – a back to basics bit of electric funk, with no hip hop or outside influences to mess up the groove! The sound is spare and stripped down – with Truffaz's atmospheric trumpet in the lead, and some lean work on guitar and percussion to ... read more CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Roy AyersRoy Ayers – Jazz Is Dead 2 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
An album with Roy Ayers in the title – but which also features the man himself in the music – really sounding wonderful here, and recreating some of the best sounds of his classic work from the 70s! For some reason, Adrian Younge always likes to put his name in the lead, even when ... read more CD
Also available Roy Ayers – Jazz Is Dead 2 ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ BreakestraDeuces Up, Double Down EP ... CD
Stones Throw, 2002. Used ... $3.99
The funky titans are at it again! "Deuces Up, Double Down" is a killer new track from the group – an original tune written by drummer Miles Tackett, with a heavy scattershot beat at the bottom, and lots of loud, fast, honking horns over the top. The guitar player's licking away at ... read more CD

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✨✧ Rhythm Funk MastersAfro American Arctic ... CD
Daimondi/P-Vine (Japan), 2007. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great little combo from funky Finland – one who mix in a fair bit of Afro Funk influences with their deeper funk groove! And if you think we used the word "funk" too much in that last sentence, don't worry, it's warranted – as these guys are totally on the groove, with a ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Express RisingExpress Rising (2nd album) ... CD
Numero, 2013. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A warm batch of instrumental beats and atmospherics from Express Rising – and a much-anticipated second project from funk archivist Dante Carfagna! Dante's a name you probably know best from his work writing liner notes or Wax Poetics – and helping out in countless important ... read more CD

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✨✧ Whitefield BrothersEarthology (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Now Again, 2010. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
The long-awaited return of the Whitefield Brothers – melding global funk and tripped out psychedelia as masterfully as on their massive In The Raw album – and tripping it out and funking it up even more this time! The psychedelic sounds get more pronounced play this time out, but it's ... read more CD
(Comes in a nice gatefold booklike cover.)
Also available Earthology ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ King Britt/Philadelphia ExperimentKing Britt Presents Philadelphia Experiment Remixed ... CD
Ropeadope, 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible record – far greater than we even expected! The setup is simple: King Britt and his crew remix the tapes from 2001's experimental jazz jam session by a trio of fellow Philadelphians – drummer Ahmir Thompson (The Roots), jazz bassist Christian McBride, and keyboardist Uri ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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✨✧ Medeski, Martin & WoodIt's A Jungle In Here ... CD
Ryko/Gramavision, 1993. Used ... $6.99
The first album by this enigmatic jazz funk trio from New York. Medeski's funky keyboards are firmly in place, and the group's got the usual tight rhythm groove, but the lineup's also expanded with some additional horn players, and some guest guitar by Mark Ribot. The album includes a great ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print, includes the original green-tinted Ryko case.)

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✨✧ SouliveNext ... CD
Blue Note, 2002. Used ... $3.99
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, small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ SouliveDoin' Something ... CD
Blue Note, 2001. Used ... $3.99
Great stuff from one of the funkiest combos around! Soulive are part of the second wave of US jam-band funk acts – the sort of groovy groups that have been springing up in the wake of Medeski, Martin, & Wood's success over the past 10 years – and the combo's got a tight no-nonsense ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ SouliveSoulive ... CD
Blue Note, 2003. Used ... $4.99
Evans, Evans and Krasno continue their groovy update of the classic B-3 organ trio lineup of drums, guitar and organ with another dose of tasty fat jazzy flavors, recorded live on tour. With all the raw energy and deep soulful funk you'd expect from a Soulive show, this set cooks nicely from start ... read more CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ Mucca PazzaLittle Marching Band ... CD
2006. Used ... $6.99
Features an English language version of Serge Gainsbourgs "Laisse Tomber Les Filles". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ KhruangbinLive At Lincoln Hall (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Night Time Stories/Beat (Japan), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
A great live set from this very funky trio – recorded in our home city of Chicago, but with an appeal that's pretty darn universal! The sound here is maybe even more lean than some of the studio work we've heard from Khruangbin – lots of interplay between the basslines and guitar, over ... read more CD
Also available Live At Lincoln Hall ... LP 42.99

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✨✧ Brand New HeaviesLive At The Soul Kitchen, Gothenburg ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2015. New Copy ... $22.99
A great little live set from Brand New Heavies – the kind of record that reminds us that, even after the space of 25 years, these guys are still one of the best funky soul groups on the planet! The set's an unusual one, in that N'Dea Davenport makes a surprise return to the lead with the ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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✨✧ Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 (2CD set) ... CD
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $7.99 16.98
Slum Village teams up with the hip hop-reared jazz funk collective Abstract Orchestra for this worthy revisit/live band rework of the legendary Fantastic Vol 2 – a soulful Detroit hip hop classic and a vital piece of the late great J Dilla's legacy! A few cuts have prominent vocals, others ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD

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✨✧ Karl Hector & The MalcounsUnstraight Ahead ... CD
Now Again, 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $7.99 17.98
They definitely got the title right on this one – because the group never seems to move in any sort of direct line – instead always tripping around nicely with all these hip little twists and turns! Karl Hector & The Malcouns are the same loose collective of players you'll know ... read more CD
Also available Unstraight Ahead (with download) ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Heliocentrics13 Degrees Of Reality ... CD
Now Again/Stones Throw, 2013. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
If this is reality, lead us onward – as the set is a mindblowing batch of trippy psych-funk from The Heliocentrics – even more offbeat and experimental than before, in ways that make the combo the true heirs to the legacy first begun by Stark Reality! The album's definitely funky at ... read more CD

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✨✧ Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 7 – High Jazz ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Quite possibly our favorite installment so far in the Madlib Medicine Show series – as the set's a treasure trove of rare work from the many-faceted Yesterday's New Quintet combo – that genius funky jazz ensemble headed by Madlib! According to the notes, some of these cuts are from ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD

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✨✧ Erik TruffazMask ... CD
Blue Note, 2000. Used ... $6.99
A killer batch of tracks from this young Swiss trumpeter – with a sound and style that recalls the best spacey jazz funk moments of the 70s! This is an all-instrumental US Blue Note release that combines the instrumental tracks from Truffaz's French Blue Note albums Bending New Corners and ... read more CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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Sure Fire Soul EnsembleBuild Bridges ... CD
Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 13.98
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble are tighter than ever, and have really perfected a trademark sound – a style that's got the breaking drums of a vintage funky 45, the moody horns of an Ethio funk group, and the kind of organ and keyboard lines that would be right at home on a vintage album by The ... read more CD

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Big Horns BeeWhy Can't We Be Friends ... CD
Victor (Japan), 2004. Used ... $24.99
A smoking set of funky horns from Japan – played by a group who are clearly drawing influences from The JBs, The Memphis Horns, and a host of smaller combos from the swinging 60s! The sound here is very much in keeping with the "big horns" title – but not in any sort of hokey ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Abstract OrchestraMadvillain Vol 2 ... CD
ATA (UK), 2019. Used ... $14.99
A really great take on the music of Madvillain – that famous collaboration between Madlib & MF Doom – served up here in a mostly instrumental mode that's heavy on funk and jazz! You'll definitely recognize the tunes in the set, but the presentation is very different – almost ... read more CD
Also available Madvillain Vol 2 (with bonus download) ... LP 23.99

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Dele SosimiIdentity ... CD
Helico (UK), 2008. Used ... $14.99
Killer work from one of the hippest artists on the contemporary Afro Funk scene – Dele Sosimi, who really makes the set sparkle on both vocals and keyboards! There's a groove here that's directly descended from Fela and Tony Allen, but which also has a few of its own elements as well – ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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HeliocentricsInfinity Of Now ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2020. Used ... $4.99
A fantastic mix of heady sounds and heavy funk from The Heliocentrics – and a record that continues the vibe of their previous set – in which the team of Malcolm Catto and Jake Ferguson were joined by the lovely vocals of Barbora Patkova! Patkova's presence is just what the group needs ... read more CD
Also available Infinity Of Now ... LP 19.99

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Laurent Bardianne & Tigre D'Eau DouceLove Is Everywhere ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy ... $16.99
A fresh set of contemporary soul jazz from French tenorist Laurent Bardianne – a jazz musician, but one with a tie to other stylistic communities – which you can hear in the record from the very first note! The quintet has a familiar lineup that includes Hammond B3, bass, drums, and ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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CotoneteSuper Vilains ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic full length set from this hip French collective – an assemblage of musicians who draw equal inspiration from the worlds of jazz, funk, and global-styled grooves – then forge those influences into a really fresh sound of their own! The album's funky, but not in a familiar ... read more CD
Also available Super Vilains ... LP 29.99

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PolyrhythmicsMan From The Future ... CD
Color Red, 2020. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
The Polyrhythmics always manage to give us something groovy – and this set's got their trademark style of shifting rhythms laced with lots of tight guitar – partly old school funk, but also graced with some contemporary elements too! The guitar of Ben Bloom is often the lead solo ... read more CD
Also available Man From The Future ... LP 18.99

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Souljazz OrchestraChaos Theories ... CD
Strut, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Souljazz Orchestra have been giving us great music for well over a decade, but they also seem to be really refining their sound with this wonderful album – going for more instrumental complexity, and opening up in so many different sonic spectrums – while still holding onto the Afro ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Osaka MonaurailLive In Spain (CD & DVD) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2009. Used CD & DVD ... $29.99
Japan's grooviest combo – hitting hard in a special European set! Given the amount of mod rhythms coming from Spain these days, it's no surprise that Osaka Monaurail finds a very enthusiastic audience to work with – a crowd that's clearly going wild for the group's mix of 60s soul and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Golden Dawn ArkestraDarkness Falls On The End Of Time ... CD
Golden Dawn Arkestra, 2019. Used ... $7.99
A set that nicely takes Golden Dawn Arkestra back to their roots – with music that's warmly organic, spiritually evocative, and pretty darn funky all the way through – all with a unique quality that definitely marks the group's own territory! The ensemble almost move as if in an ... 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

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Connie Price & The KeystonesWildflowers (expanded edition) ... CD
Now Again, 2004. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
A damn funky little album – and one of the best Stones Throw albums of the past 20 years! Connie Price & The Keystones are a modern group – but one who's steeped in all the older messed-up funky styles of their Stones Throw labelmates – even some of the offbeat psych and rock ... read more CD
Also available Wildflowers (expanded edition) ... CD 4.99

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show Number 11 – Low Budget Hi Fi Music ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Low Budget Hi Fi Music from Madlib – the eleventh entry in his epic Madlib's Medicine Show series – 28 tracks of hip hop unofficially dubbed the Dirty Demos! The set feature sample enriched instrumentals by Madlib as Loop Digga and collaborations with Strong Arm Steady, J Rocc, Madlib ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Grupo XX Posure ... CD
Loft (UK), 2000. Used ... $4.99
Warm and jazzy grooves from London's Grupo X – an outfit that's ostensibly a Latin jazz combo, but who also play with some really nice electric touches as well! The group's got a core approach that's very straight ahead – tight percussion, crackling horns, and some sweet work on sax ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography Vol 3 ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2016. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99
A great third chapter in the Danish Pornography series by Alex Puddu – and, like the others, music that was recorded to accompany the re-release of some classic adult films from the 70s! As you'd guess from the title and project, the sound here is very retro overall – wicked funk that ... read more CD

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography Vol 2 ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2014. New Copy ... $12.99
A really beautiful little set of tracks – music composed to accompany vintage porn films from the 70s – played to perfection by the great Alex Puddu! The story behind the project is great – a friend was involved in rescuing and issuing rare porn from the underground – most ... read more CD

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Charlie Hunter & Pound For PoundReturn Of The Candyman ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $4.99
Charlie Hunter on 8 string guitar, Stefon Harris on vibraphone, Scott Amendola on drums & John Santos on percussion. (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, digipack has some edgewear & a cutout through the spine.)

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GalacticRuckus ... CD
Sanctuary, 2003. Used ... $7.99
Galactic get some heavy production from Dan The Automator – really chunking up their groove with lots of bass on the bottom and plenty of low-end sounds! The approach isn't really hip hop, but it does give the group's homegrown funk approach a sound that fits more closely next to modern ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus ExperienceTo Know Without Knowing ... CD
Agogo (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $15.99
A great entry in the ongoing resurgence of the mighty Mulatu Astatke – the legend of Ethiopian music from the 70s, still going strong after all these years – and finding new ways to interact with generations of musicians that he inspired with his original recordings! This set has ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available To Know Without Knowing (with bonus download) ... LP 22.99

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Charlie Hunter QuartetReady, Set, Shango! ... CD
Blue Note, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Charlie Hunter on 8 string guitar, Dave Ellis on tenor saxophone, Caldier Spanier on alto saxophone & ScottAmendola on drums. (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print.)

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Connie Price & The KeystonesWildflowers ... CD
Now Again, 2004. Used ... $2.99
A damn funky little album – and one of the best new records on Stones Throw in years! Connie Price & The Keystones are a modern group – but one who's steeped in all the older messed-up funky styles of their Stones Throw labelmates. There's a wonderfully tripped-out sound to their ... read more CD

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Jo StanceJo Stance – The Stance Brothers Introduces A Magnificent New Talent ... CD
Ricky Tick (Finland), 2010. Used ... $14.99
A whole new groove for The Stance Brothers – every bit as funky as before, but with an added soul component as well! The lovely lady on the front cover is Johanna Forsti – aka Jo Stance – a vocalist with a sound that's got plenty of 60s soul modes overall – warm and smooth ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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
Also available Atlantic Oscillations ... LP 21.99

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Reuben Wilson & OthersBoogaloo To The Beastie Boys ... CD
Scufflin, 2004. Used ... $8.99
A rich set of funky jazz workouts of Beastie Boys tunes from B-3 legend Reuben Wilson – leading a wonderful quartet with Andrew Beal on sax, Doug Munro on guitar and LaFrae Olivia Sci on the kit! The groove runs from laidback and lightly funky, to midtempo 70s cop show soul, to straight up ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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RSLEvery Preston Guild ... CD
Stubs (UK), 2005. New Copy ... $5.99
A much-needed full length set from RSL – a trio who've grabbed plenty of attention with their initial singles, but who sound even better on an extended session! The group's got some instrumentation that's very much after our hearts – Fender Rhodes, organ, and theremin – all used ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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VariousATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 1 ... CD
ATA (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99
Not a standard sound library record, but one that's every bit as funky – thanks to a great ear for the right sort of 70s grooves from the folks at ATA Records! The music is contemporary, from the label that's been giving us some great funky 45s over the years – but the package has all ... (Sound Library, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available ATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 1 (with bonus download) ... LP 24.99

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Capiozzo & MeccoWhisky A Go Go ... CD
Irma/Suonaphone (Italy), 2003. Used ... $12.99
A great set of mod grooves – as lively and propelling as The Whisky A Go Go was back in the 60s! The group's a duo based around Hammond organ and drums – but features guest performances on sax, guitar, trumpet, and the occasional vocal – all players joining in in a loose and ... read more CD

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Raphael Wressnig & Enrico Crivellaro Organ ComboLive At The Off Festival (CD & DVD) ... CD
Pepper Cake/ZYX (Germany), 2009. Used CD & DVD ... $14.99
Features Raphael Wressnig on Hammond, Enrico Crivellaro on guitar, Scott Steen on trumpet and flugelhorn, and Lukas Knofler on drums. (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD

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Grandmother's FunckPlease Baby Please Baby Baby Baby Please ... CD
Greyboy, 1996. Used ... $4.99
An obscure bit of jazzy funk from the Swiss scene – the only album we've ever seen from Grandmother's Funck – on Greyboy Records! The album was recorded in Switzerland in '96, and there's timeless sound and a laidback approach of funk – with soul jazz awareness that we don't ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tito Lopez ComboStill Smokin' ... CD
Tito's Record (UK), 2004. Used ... $9.99
The best album to date from funky drummer Tito Lopez – aka Harbans Srih, one of the best players on the UK deep funk scene! The album's got a laidback, tripped-out, slow funk style that's really great – very much in a blacksploitation soundtrack mode, with heavy Harbans drums on the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Back cover of the booklet appears to be signed by the artist and inscribed to the previous owner.)

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Urban Funk OrdinanceInterplanetary Super-Heroes Of Funk ... CD
Horse Drawn, 2000. Used ... $4.99
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Papa MaliDo Your Thing ... CD
Fog City, 2006. Used ... $8.99
Hard New Orleans grooves from Papa Mali – working here with Monk Boudreaux and The Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians. CD includes a solid hour of "broke-leg swagger". CD

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El Michels AffairAdult Themes ... CD
Big Crown, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99
A really different groove from El Michels Affair – but one that reminds us again that the group is really amazing at just about anything they ever try to do! The adult themes here are modes borrowed from older European styles – some of the slinky funk of Serge Gainsbourg and some of ... read more CD
Also available Adult Themes (white vinyl pressing) ... LP 18.99

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Khruangbin & Leon BridgesTexas Sun ... CD
Dead Oceans, 2020. New Copy ... $8.99 9.99
Khruangbin get a great new sound here – thanks to the vocals and acoustic guitar of Leon Bridges, who bring a whole new dimension to their music! The title and cover of the record are very well-put – as there's this open space to the record that's a bit different than previous outings ... read more CD

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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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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
Also available Close But No Cigar ... LP 18.99

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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

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Trombone ShortyBackatown ... CD
Verve, 2010. Used ... $5.99
A really unique groove from Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews – a mix of New Orleans funk, straighter jazz, and some hip, offbeat elements – all brought together in the space of an album that's got a Crescent City brass band in its soul, but which comes off with the tighter sound ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammadJazz Is Dead ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Maybe the most fantastic record to date from the hands of Adrian Younge – a project done in collaboration with Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and one that features guest appearances from some of the musical giants who first inspired Dusty Groove many years Back! The core energy of the set comes from ... read more CD

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BrownoutBerlin Sessions ... CD
Fat Beats, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99
Brownout sound heavier than ever here – recording in Texas, not Berlin (that's the last name of the producer) – and with a fantastic blend of deep funk, Latin elements, and lots of psychedelic touches! In fact, there may be more of that last aspect here than ever before – ... read more CD
Also available Berlin Sessions ... LP 15.99

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JigProximo Disco ... CD
B Crack (Netherlands), 2016. Used ... $6.99
A Dutch combo with some mighty tight horns – trumpet, tenor, and baritone sax – all forged together in a strongly soulful frontline! The undercurrent of the group's groove has a bit of fuzzy guitar right on the rhythms – almost in an early Baker Brothers way – but the ... read more CD

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Bo-KeysRoyal Sessions ... CD
Yellow Dog, 2004. Used ... $6.99
Modern Memphis soul from the Bo-Keys – a group who play in the same spirit as classic acts from Stax and Hi Records! The sound's no surprise, as the record was recorded in the studios of legendary producer Willie Mitchell – a perfect fit for the warm Booker T-inspired grooves of the ... read more CD

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Don BryantYou Make Me Feel ... CD
Fat Possum, 2020. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
The mighty Don Bryant never got the chance to record much back in the day – save for one fantastic album and a set of singles on Hi Records – but he's really returned to form lately, and gets the chance to show the world his Memphis soul pedigree in all of its glory! Scott Bomar ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Dr RubberfunkMy Life At 33 ... CD
GPS (UK), 2006. Used ... $5.99

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Brooklyn Funk EssentialsFunk Ain't Ova ... CD
Dorado (UK), 2015. Used ... $7.99
(New Grooves, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print.)

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Karl Hector & The MalcounsCan't Stand The Pressure ... CD
Now Again, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
The first-ever CD issue of a range of material from this ultra-hip group – all tracks that originally appeared on vinyl-only releases, now making their CD debut in an overstuffed collection that features 24 tracks in all! The vibe here is great – that Karl Hector & The Malcouns mix ... read more CD

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Lack Of AfroHello Baby ... CD
Loa (UK), 2016. Used ... $9.99
Lack Of Afro really seems to have tightened up his game – realizing that more can come from less – especially when it's focused on a sound this strong! Gone are some of the tricks and turns you might know from the LOA of years back – especially some of the mixes that circulated ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Dr RubberfunkFirst Cut ... CD
GPS (UK), 2003. Used ... $4.99
(New Grooves, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, traycard artwork is wrinkled from some light water damage.)

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BoneramaLive From New York ... CD
Mule Train, 2004. Used ... $7.99
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New Cool CollectiveMore Soul Jazz Latin Flavours Nineties Vibes ... CD
Challenge (Netherlands), 1990s. Used ... $6.99
(New Grooves, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print.)

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HifiversLife Shines EP ... CD
Hi Five (Germany), 2011. Used ... $4.99
A great German combo, and one with almost as much jazz as funk in the mix – quite a nice change from the usual group of this nature! There's a warm glow to the record right from the start – a vibe that comes from the tight trumpet lines of Michael Voss, who also sings a bit – and ... read more CD

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Magic In ThreesMagic In Threes ... CD
GED Soul, 2011. Used ... $3.99
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
(Still sealed.)

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New Jersey KingsStratosphere Breakdown ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1995. Used ... $6.99
Hard hitting funky 45 material – supposedly recorded by a "lost" funk group from the 70s, but actually the James Taylor Quartet playing under a different name! That little bit of name trickery doesn't stop the album from being a nice batch of funky jazz tracks, though – with ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Slide FiveRhode Trip ... CD
Ubiquity, 1996. Used ... $5.99
Amazing – and after a decade it's still probably one of our favorite Ubiquity releases to date! To the unitiated, Rhode Trip is a killer album of jazzy funk by one of the best west coast groups on Ubiquity or any other label! They had some of the best cuts on the classic "Cookin'" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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DexterTrip ... CD
Melting Pot (Germany), 2013. Used ... $4.99
Funky hip hop beatcraft laced with far out psychedelic samples from German producer Dexter – and it's a trip, alright – a far out funky one at that! Dexter lays down a thick layer of hypnotic beats underneath a sprawling batch of sampled sounds from the psychedelic area and beyond, but ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD

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MackrosoftStraight Outta Rompton ... CD
Mackrosoft, 2003. Used ... $4.99
Dope grooves that seem to have crept out of nowhere from the west coast underground! 8 tracks of instrumental hip hop, with a bit more pep than your typical hip hop record, and a lot more interesting twists and turns than your typical promo instrumental version of your favorite MC's album. Like ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Deep Banana BlackoutLive In The Thousand Islands ... CD
Artkin Touchya, 2002. Used ... $9.99
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MonophonicsIt's Only Us ... CD
Colemine, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99
The Monophonics sound better here than ever before – as if the group's gone through some great mutation that's got them coming across with a richer, more mature sound than we ever might have expected a few years before! Things are still pretty darn funky, but there's also strong currents of ... read more CD

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JuhaniHaka Loylyt ... CD
Timmion (Finland), 2008. Used ... $6.99
A hip new set from the Timmion label – a bit of a change from their usual deep funk offerings, but still plenty funky nonetheless! Juhani work in a blend of hip hop production and funky instrumentation – a style that reminds us of some of the best Memphix singles from a few years back ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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HoneymunchBunch ... CD
Infracom (Germany), 2005. Used ... $12.99
The second album from Honeymunch – a group that really grabbed our ears with the club jazz sound of their debut! The style here is a bit more electric than before – with the strongest emphasis on the keyboards, which include a lot of Fender Rhodes and Clavinet – snaking out over ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcover.)

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Solar SystemSolar System ... CD
Sonic Images, 1996. Used ... $6.99
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Karl Hector & The MalcounsSahara Swing ... CD
Now Again, 2008. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
One of the hippest albums from the funky empire that includes Poets Of Rhythm and The Whitefield Brothers – a set of Afro-exotic grooves that really blows our minds – and which opens the group up into whole new territory! There's echoes of Mulatu, Salah Ragab, and other older exotic ... read more CD

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Tito Lopez ComboTito's Organic Experience ... CD
Tito's Record (UK), 2005. Used ... $9.99
Another batch of retro funky grooves from UK drummer Tito Lopez – heavy on the Hammond, hence the title of the set – and cooking with a sound that takes us back to the early days of the Acid Jazz label! The best cuts on here have a straight instrumental focus that revels in funky drums ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Express RisingExpress Rising ... CD
Memphix, 2003. Used ... $22.99
A warm batch of instrumental beats and atmospherics from Express Rising! ER employs many of the more lilting, trippier facets of the DJ Shadow sound – broken beats and percussion set the pace, with mellow keys, bass and effects gliding in, floating above, and sliding below. It's really all ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Baker BrothersTen Paces ... CD
Arse (UK), 2003. Used ... $4.99
Funky music just got even better – as the Baker Brothers take things to the next level! This totally great debut set has a really amazing approach to funk – kind of a non-stop, no-holds-barred style that rips away with a sound that's fiercer and stronger than even most other groups in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLifetime Groove – Selected & Mixed By Ryuhei The Man ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s/2016. New Copy ... $18.99
Fantastic funky tracks from host of different sources – all brought together by Japanese DJ Ryuhei The Man – and served up in a blinding mix of tracks that flow effortlessly from one to the other! Most of the work is from the 70s, but there's a few more contemporary cuts in the mix, ... (Funky Compilations, Deep Funk) read more CD

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HoneymunchSolon ... CD
Irma/Suonaphone (Italy), 2003. Used ... $4.99
The debut release by Honeymunch – a really great group from the current European underground, dedicated to performing club music with live instruments! The record's got the feel of work by Hipnosis, Sleepwalker, and a number of other recent groups who've been playing live jazz for the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Aja West & FriendsTotal Recall 2012 ... CD
Mackrosoft, 2007. Used ... $2.99
Funky Aja West does it again – furthering the Mackrosoft groove with one of his most soulful sets to date! Aja's got some great help here from vocalist Reggie Watts – who sings on more than half the album, and really helps bring the tunes into focus with his spacey, tripped-out ... read more CD
(Original jewel cases pressing.)

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Connie Price & The KeystonesWildflowers (expanded edition) ... CD
Now Again, 2004. Used ... $4.99
A damn funky little album – and one of the best Stones Throw albums of the past 20 years! Connie Price & The Keystones are a modern group – but one who's steeped in all the older messed-up funky styles of their Stones Throw labelmates – even some of the offbeat psych and rock ... read more CD
Also available Wildflowers (expanded edition) ... CD 6.99

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KokoloMore Consideration ... CD
Full Cut, 2004. Used ... $7.99
Afro Funk is alive and well – thanks to the efforts of Kokolo, one of the best new groups of the genre working today! Kokolo have a sound that completely respects the 70s roots of the Afro Funk sound, yet also play here with a burning style that reminds us a lot of some of the current groups ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Haggis HornsStand Up For Love ... CD
Haggis (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99
The Haggis Horns just seem to get tighter and tighter with each new record – to a point where they're way more than just another funk combo with a gimmicky name, and have grown into a really great soul group on their own! The rhythms, arrangements, and horns are great – but there's ... read more CD
Also available Stand Up For Love ... LP 24.99

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DevonnsDevonns ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99
A nice little soul group from Chicago – and one who work in the sort of legacy that makes us mighty proud to be a part of the Windy City! Most of the tracks here are original, but the group also do a nice version of one of our favorite tunes by Leroy Hutson – and it's clear that there's ... read more CD
Also available Devonns ... LP 19.99

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VariousUp & Down Club Sessions Vol 2 ... CD
Prawn Song/Mammoth, 1990s. Used ... $2.99
With Josh Jones, Don Cherry, Charlie Hunter, Dred Scott, Kenny Brooks and more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Chicago Afrobeat ProjectMove To Silent Unrest ... CD
Chicago Afrobeat Project, 2007. Used ... $7.99
A magnificent set from the Chicago Afrobeat Project – the kind of group that makes us plenty proud we live in the Windy City! The record's got a quality that's a bit more ambitious than you might guess – a complicated style that's still plenty grooving, but which really features some ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Paolo Achenza 4Branches ... CD
A.MA (Italy), 2017. Used ... $9.99
It's been many years since we last heard from Paolo Achenza – the Italian keyboardist who was one of the first to bring the Fender Rhodes back in the early 90s – and an important early force on the Italian label Schema Records! It's been nearly 20 years since Paolo's last for Schema ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Jimi Tenor & Kabu KabuMystery Of Aether ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2012. Used ... $9.99
We've always loved the music of Jimi Tenor – but recently, he seems to get better and better with each new record – hitting a spiritual, soulful depth we never would have expected years ago! This album's one of his best efforts ever – and feels more like some lost 70s ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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DelmontisStraightforward Fascination ... CD
Zennez (Netherlands), 2011. Used ... $11.99
Funky soul, but with a touch of jazz – almost a mod soul undercurrent that really sets these guys apart from the rest! The blend is great – nice and tight, yet never too slick – almost the sort of direction Georgie Fame should have gone in the early 70s, had he stayed on the ... read more CD

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AldorandeAldorande ... CD
Favorite (France), 2019. New Copy ... $19.99
A jazz funk killer from Aldorande – a French quartet that features some mighty nice keyboards from Florian Pellissier, who we also really love on his own recordings too! The style here is different than those, though – very tight rhythms with a slightly cosmic core – almost jazz ... read more CD

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HeliocentricsQuatermass Sessions – From The Deep ... CD
Now Again/Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Not the original Quatermass EP from The Heliocentrics – but material that takes off in an even fuller, heavier direction – and which may well be the funkiest sounds we've heard from these guys so far! The music is stunning right from the very first heavy bassline and sharp drum crackle ... read more CD

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Seu Jorge & AlmazSeu Jorge & Almaz ... CD
Now Again, 2010. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Incredible music from Seu Jorge – and that's saying a lot, given how much we've loved all of his previous records! This time around, Jorge really knocks it out of the park – by stepping away from some of his tighter styles, and going for a looser, more organic approach that's totally ... (Brazil, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Seu Jorge & Almaz ... LP 15.99
 
 



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