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Deep Funk — In Stock — Vinyl

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

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Kylie AuldistThis Is What Happiness Looks Like ... LP
Soul Bank, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 20.99
Aussie singer Kylie Auldist first cut her teeth singing for deep funk groups – but on a set like this, it's clear that she's ready to step out and soar into a wide world of soulful modes! The record brings in more 80s styles than we've heard from Kylie before – some keyboards and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandPIMP/Police In Helicopter ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2016. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A wicked set of funky steel drums – a bad-stepping number from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, and just the kind of hard funk cut we're always digging for on steel drum records! We hardly ever find gems this good though – as "Pimp" has these slow-snapping drums that make ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit at the beginning of "Police In Helicopter".)

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth ... LP
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 24.98
Funky genius from a mighty unique group – one who've drunk deep on the classic steel band sounds of the 70s, but who've also refined that groove with a contemporary funk approach too! The group's the brainchild of Bjorn Wagner – who you might know from The Mighty Mocambos – and ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BadbadnotgoodTalk Memory ... LP
Innovative Leisure, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $30.99 32.99
A really different sort of record from Badbadnotgood – and we mean that in the best way possible, as the group are really maturing and opening up their sound! The core blend of funk and jazz elements is still at play on the record – but there's also a more expansive vibe too, one that ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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Laurent Bardianne & Tigre D'Eau DouceLove Is Everywhere ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 36.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Beat Bronco Organ TrioRoad Trip (with bonus download) ... LP
Rocafort (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $24.99 26.99
The Beat Bronco Organ Trio are more than great enough at the core, but they also offer up some great surprises over the course of this fantastic full length album – including slight use of clavinet and mini-moog by Gabri Casanova, who mostly handles the Hammond in the lead – and guest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Black PumasBlack Pumas ... LP
ATO, 2019. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Soulful sounds from Black Pumas – a collaboration between singer Eric Burton and the great Adrian Quesada – the latter an instrumentalist and producer that you'll know from a variety of different funky projects over the years! This set might well be Adrian's ticket to the big time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Black Pumas ... CD 7.99

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Black PumasCapitol Cuts – Live At Studio A (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
ATO, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99
A hell of a record from The Black Pumas – one that maybe stands as a great answer to anyone who might think they're just a flash in the pan! The set was recorded in late 2020, after the group had faced a season of cancelled shows, and life in isolation – which left them heading to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Miles BonnyLet It Out EP ... LP
Bastard Jazz (UK), 2017. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Beautifully layered vocals, trumpet, and beats from Miles Bonny – a set that reminds us that he's still one of the freshest talents in the contemporary underground! All the tracks here were recorded in KC, but have a future soul sound that can easily rival work on either side of the Atlantic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles BradleyBlack Velvet ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The great Charles Bradley left this planet all too soon – and although we've got this final album of music to enjoy, it's only a partial consolation for Bradley's early departure! The set's maybe a bit like some of the albums of Otis Redding material that were issued after his passing – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing. Includes download!)

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Charles BradleyBlack Velvet (limited edition box set with bonus EP, slipmat & book) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2016. New Copy ... $44.99 47.99
The great Charles Bradley left this planet all too soon – and although we've got this final album of music to enjoy, it's only a partial consolation for Bradley's early departure! The set's maybe a bit like some of the albums of Otis Redding material that were issued after his passing – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl pressing – with bonus EP, "Black Velvet" slipmack, business card, book and download – all in a black velvet covered box!)

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Charles BradleyChanges (with download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2016. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Jaw-dropping work from Charles Bradley – a stunning album that's maybe his best so far – and that's saying a hell of a lot, given the quality of his previous work! There's a focus and power here that really puts Charles on top – from the bold statement at the start of the record, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Charles BradleyNo Time For Dreaming (plus download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2011. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
Gritty, powerful raw soul from Charles Bradley – the full length debut from the 62-year-old Brooklyn singer – backed perfectly by The Menahan Street Band! It's incredible, a record that sounds just as rawly emotional and impeccably soulful in 2011 as it would have in 1971 – much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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Charles BradleyVictim Of Love (with bonus download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2013. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Damn amazing work from Charles Bradley – an instant soul classic for all generations, as you'll hear from the very first note! Not only are Bradley's vocals incredible – the kind of once-in-a-long-time approach he brought to his debut – but the backings and production are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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BrainstoryRipe EP (orange & green splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
A sweet funky trio, working here in a sound that's all their own – but getting some great help from Leon Michels on both mixing and flute – which adds a nicely sinister vibe to their sound! The set was recorded during lockdown in 2020, but isn't one of those lonely, solo-styled records ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on clear orange & green splatter vinyl!)

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Brand New HeaviesShibuya 357 – Live In Tokyo 1992 (baby blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Acid Jazz (UK), 1992. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 25.99
Fantastically sharp work from the Brand New Heavies – recorded live in Tokyo during their best early days with N'Dea Davenport in the lead – and with a sound that's every bit as tight as their sound in the studio! In fact, the live setting might even be better – as the group were ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Shibuya 357 – Live In Tokyo 1992 ... CD 13.99

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BrownoutFear Of A Brown Planet ... LP
Fat Beats, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
The Brownout magic turns towards the world of Public Enemy this time around – in a sweet little record that serves up Latin funk instrumentals of PE classics! The music is hardly hip hop – apart from a few turntable scratches and vocal samples – and instead, the groove is deep ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Brownout Presents – Brown SabbathBrown Sabbath 2 ... LP
Ubiquity, 2016. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
A sweet return to Brown Sabbath territory – that wicked blend of deep funk rhythms and fuzzy guitar, served up by the Brownout collective! The groove has some of the Latin elements that you'd know from Adrian Quesada's other work – but the rising guitar lines dominate a lot more – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don BryantDon't Give Up On Love ... LP
Fat Possum, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
The first album in decades from Memphis soul legend Don Bryant – a singer who hardly even gave us any recordings back when he was in his prime! Don was one of the lesser lights at the famous Hi Records – not as successful as Ann Peebles or Al Green, but steeped in the same wonderful ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Budos BandBudos Band III (includes bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2010. New Copy ... $14.99 17.99
A great third album from Staten Island instrumental funk titans The Budos Band – who've brought eclectic inspiration all along and have always colored from a much broader palette of styles than most of their peers – going even further this time out and delivering their best yet! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon for digital download.)

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✨✧ Budos BandV ... LP
Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
It's hard to believe that the Budos Band have been around long enough to give us five full albums – but along the way, they've also picked up plenty of power to add to their sound! This time around, the guitars seem even sharper than ever – full and fuzzy, and maybe even touched with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Butcher Brown#KingButch ... LP
Concord, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Fantastically jamming genius from Butcher Brown – a contemporary funk combo, but one with a sound that owes nothing to anyone else! These guys aren't retro, or any kind of jamband offshoot – and instead, they rework vintage instrumentation with a very fresh feel of their own – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available #KingButch ... CD 13.99

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Calibro 35Post-Momentum EP ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 28.99
A short step forward for Calibro 35 – but a damn funky one too! The set's a follow-up to the previous Momentum album, and it shows some strong new territory after the dark days of 2020 – with a leadoff track that adds in rhymes from Ensi E Ghemon to the core cinematic funk of "Stan ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CochemeaAll My Relations ... LP
Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
You might know Cochemea Gastelum from his work in The Dap-Kings over the years – but this time around, the saxophonist is very much his own man – blowing a version of his instruments that often seems electrified, ala classic Varitone from the late 60s – used in these really new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Phil Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass EnsembleKelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2012. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
An amazing bit of music – and an incredible document of generations of creative jazz energy as well! The legendary Phil Cohran teams up here with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a collective made up of Cohran's sons, who follow strongly in the rich legacy of his own Artistic Heritage group ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cold Diamond & MinkFrom Us To You With Love – Instrumentals (neon orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Timmion (Finland), 2021. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
An instrumental version of the set that the group cut with Jeb Loy Nichols – and one that's really overflowing with the group's wonderful deep funk vibe! The core group features Hammond, bass, and drums – but there's also some added horns on the top, handled by Jukka Eskola – who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Crushed Velvet & The VelveteersLove & Truth ... LP
Vintage League, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A nicely collaborative project from Crushed Velvet – aka Alan Evans of Soulive, working here at a level that's much different than the style of that jamming instrumental trio! Evans handles much of the instrumentation here, along with help from some guest horn players, and very nice organ ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Daptone Super Soul RevueDaptone Super Soul Revue – Live At The Apollo (3LP teal vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2014. New Copy 3LP ... $42.99 44.99
A fantastic presentation of all that's wonderful with the mighty Daptone label – one of the hippest, funkiest record companies of the past few decades – the company that gave the world Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, and other great artists – all of whom are heard here in an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition translucent tie-dye teal vinyl pressing! Quantities extremely limited – and also includes a 48 page photo book!)
Also available Daptone Super Soul Revue – Live At The Apollo ... CD 17.99

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DiazporaPing Pong Powerplay ... LP
Legere (France), 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 22.99
No time for table games here – as Diazpora jump right in the groove from the very first note – working with a sweet 70s funk approach to their music, which means lots of riffing guitar, funky basslines, and horns punctuating the keys – all while lead singer Axel Maximilian Fiege ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Emma Donovan & The PutbacksCrossover ... LP
Hope Street (Australia), 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
Fantastic work from Australian soul singer Emma Donovan – an artist who's grown greatly in the space between her last album with The Putbacks – to a point where she and the group really stand apart from most other records of this nature! This isn't a funk group doing a retro thing with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dos SantosCity Of Mirrors ... LP
International Anthem, 2021. New Copy ... $22.99 23.99
The notes on the cover use the term "Latinx Futurist" to refer to the work of Dos Santos – and that may be one of the best ways we've ever heard to describe their really unique blend of modes – served up here with a sound that firmly places the group at the crossroads of some ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl with reverse board sleeve with obi & dome-pattern inner sleeve.)
Also available
City Of Mirrors (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99
City Of Mirrors ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Dos SantosCity Of Mirrors (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
International Anthem, 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 28.99
The notes on the cover use the term "Latinx Futurist" to refer to the work of Dos Santos – and that may be one of the best ways we've ever heard to describe their really unique blend of modes – served up here with a sound that firmly places the group at the crossroads of some ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive "Azucena Dreams" colored vinyl pressing.)
Also available
City Of Mirrors ... LP 22.99
City Of Mirrors ... CD 12.99

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El Michels AffairReturn To The 37th Chamber (with bonus download) ... LP
Big Crown, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
El Michels return again to the Wu-Tang chambers – and the results this time might even be better than before! Wu-Tang forged their initial sound out of a love of offbeat samples and unusual funk – so it's only fitting that one of the hippest funk groups around strip the music right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! Please Note – LP sleeves are variable.)

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El Michels AffairSounding Out The City ... LP
Truth & Soul/Big Crown, 2005. New Copy ... $18.99 20.98
Easily one of the greatest new funk records of the 21st Century – and a set that goes way beyond some of the cliches that are currently gripping others in the deep funk underground! El Michels Affair have a cool, easygoing style to their music – one that's as much 70s jazz as it is 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El Michels AffairYeti Season ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
A new and amazing chapter in the always-evolving sound of this wonderful funk ensemble – a set that holds onto all the unusual elements of previous records, but also brings in some beautiful vocals from singer Piya Malik on a number of tracks! Malik really fleshes out the sound on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Yeti Season (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99
Yeti Season (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP 20.99
Yeti Season ... LP 24.99

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El Michels AffairYeti Season ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. Sealed ... $24.99
A new and amazing chapter in the always-evolving sound of this wonderful funk ensemble – a set that holds onto all the unusual elements of previous records, but also brings in some beautiful vocals from singer Piya Malik on a number of tracks! Malik really fleshes out the sound on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited blue vinyl pressing!)
Also available
Yeti Season (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99
Yeti Season (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP 20.99
Yeti Season ... LP 18.99

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El Michels AffairYeti Season (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 22.99
A new and amazing chapter in the always-evolving sound of this wonderful funk ensemble – a set that holds onto all the unusual elements of previous records, but also brings in some beautiful vocals from singer Piya Malik on a number of tracks! Malik really fleshes out the sound on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Quantities extremely limited – on translucent blue vinyl!)
Also available
Yeti Season (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99
Yeti Season ... LP 18.99
Yeti Season ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ El Michels Affair & The ShacksStrange Boy/No Surprise ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2016. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $14.99
One of the moodiest tracks we've heard from El Michels in a while – and one that gets a nice female vocal in the lead! The core instrumentation has all those great hallmarks of El Michels funk – a slow vibe, and lots of deep currents at the bottom – while the female singer of The ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Electric Peanut Butter CompanyElectric Peanut Butter Company – Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 1 ... LP
Ubiquity, 2015. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99 19.98
Sweet and salty psych-soul-rock-funk from Adrian Quesada and Shawn Lee, working together as The Electric Peanut Butter Company! They're a company of just 2, handling every aspect themselves, but if you if ever heard anything by either party, you know this is going to have a huge sound. Lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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FantasticsTake A Shot ... LP
BBE (UK), 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $44.99 49.99
A great album of jazzy soul from The Fantastics – a group who can open up and let their jazzier side flow on the instrumental tracks on the set, then get more of a contemporary groove when singer Sulene Fleming joins the mix! Sulene is on four of the album's ten cuts – and brings in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Fields & The ExpressionsBig Crown Vaults Vol 1 – Lee Fields & The Expressions (lavender swirl vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99
Never-heard work from Elmer Lee Fields – one of the greatest deep soul singers of the contemporary age – an artist who had to wait decades to get the attention he deserves, and one who's never been in better hands than these! The tracks here are unreleased gems from the sessions for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited indie exclusive pressing!)
Also available Big Crown Vaults Vol 1 – Lee Fields & The Expressions ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ GalacticCoolin' Off (180 gram orange vinyl pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Fog City/Tipitinas, 1996. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $35.99 39.98
The classic first album from Galactic, and a set that did plenty to introduce a mainstream audience to vintage funk styles back in the 90s! Other groups had been hitting the same territory at the time, but for some reason Galactic was able to really take off with the groove – prefacing today' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Great ReviversHave A Trip With Lucid Paradise ... LP
Funk Night, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 15.00
Searing funk from the Great Revivers – a group who supposedly recorded this set in Russia, but come across with the energy of the best funky 45 combos of the American underground! Drums are fast and frenzied, and cut through with some sweet keyboards, riffing guitar, and mighty nice live ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jeffery Scott GreerGorilla Funk (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99
A really fantastic bit of funk – a cut that's all instrumental, has heavy drums on the bottom, a wicked slow-stepping bassline, and very cool work on both moog and flute! (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 300 copies.)

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Heliocentrics13 Degrees Of Reality ... LP
Now Again/Stones Throw, 2013. New Copy ... $18.99 20.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available 13 Degrees Of Reality ... CD 7.99

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HeliocentricsQuatermass Sessions – From The Deep ... LP
Now Again/Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James Hunter SixNick Of Time (with bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2020. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
One of the best things that ever happened to singer James Hunter was the moment he formed his James Hunter Six – a great combo who've really helped Hunter deepen his groove in recent years! James was always a great vocalist – one of the best blue-eyed soul singers of the past 20 years ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download card.)

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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleBook Of Sound ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99
Beautiful sounds from Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a group who've matured tremendously in the time that they've been giving us music – and who almost seem ready here to take on the legacy of their musical father – the late Kelan Phil Cohran! There's a complexity to the horn work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleHypnotic Brass Ensemble ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2009. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
The amazing full length debut of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a cool combo from the Chicago scene who've been making some big waves around the world over the past few years! The brass-heavy group have a family legacy that links them to the Artistic Heritage Ensemble of Phil Cohran – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleThis Is A Mindfulness Drill (black & white explosion vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Jagjaguwar, 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 24.98
A really different sound for this legendary group – still very hypnotic and brassy, but in a very different way! The EP features three songs that build slowly, with brass as a key element, but maybe more in the background than the rhythmic forefront of previous records – letting vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition version – on black and white explosion vinyl – with bonus fold-out booklet and download!)

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Jahari Massamba Unit (Madlib & Karriem Riggins)Pardon My French ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 27.99
A tremendous collaboration between Madlib and drummer Karriem Riggins – both artists who are great enough on their own, but who really hit some new territory in this funky instrumental project! Riggins plays live drums, and Madlib throws in all this other instrumentation that really changes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pardon My French ... CD 12.99

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Jake BreaksBreaksy ... LP
Wide Hive, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
A great little record that really goes back to the early days of the Wide Hive label – the time when the company emerged as a hotbed of Cali funk, and was less of the jazz imprint it is today! Jake delivers plenty of breaks here on drums – and also turns in a bit of turntable work too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Breaksy ... CD 9.99

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsAmerican Love Call ... LP
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Man, these guys just keep on getting better – and this time around, Durand Jones & The Indications deliver a record that's way more than just another funk band with a lead singer! Instead, there's a depth and complexity to this set that takes us back to our favorite indie soul albums at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available American Love Call ... CD 12.99

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsPrivate Space ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
Fantastic work from Durand Jones & The Indications – a group who've really come a long way in the past few years – in ways that push Durand's vocals to places we wouldn't have guessed on previous records! This set's way more than just a funk band with a soul singer upfront – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Private Space ... CD 12.99

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsKeep On Looking/NBL (inst with strings) ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2008. New Copy ... $5.99 7.99
There's a nice raw guitar line at the start of this one – before the Dap Kings come into the mix and send the tune into funky chugging bliss – then Sharon Jones steps into the spotlight, blows us away with her vocals, and reminds us why she's always the main attraction! The flipside ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsJust Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... LP
Daptone, 2000s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Rare work from Sharon Jones – and a record that's a bit different than some of her other work for the Daptone label! The set features the group doing cover versions of tracks by other artists – some that appeared as singles over the years, others commissioned for projects, and a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Just Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... CD 12.99

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Stimulator JonesLa Mano ... LP
Mutual Intentions, 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 27.99
A nice little record – one without much information on the over, but a wealth of jazzy sounds inside! Stimulator Jones play jazz funk, but they're not entirely a jazz group – as the approach here is more varied, and the tunes change in style and length – almost making the whole ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KokoloSabroso (main, White Mike rmx)/Mama Don't Want No Gun (Beatfanatic rework) ... 12-inch
Freestyle (UK), 2005. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Kokolo pick up a bit more of a Latin groove than usual – mixing it in with their fierce Afro Funk riffing, and making for a very sweet little tune! The track burns and bubbles with the best of both cultures – a highly rhythmic number with some Spanish language lyrics – and a few ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Yann Kornowicz & Dan AmozigVideoclub ... LP
Beatsqueeze (France), 2021. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
A record that wears its influence strongly on the cover – a set that's a nod back to the great film themes of years past – and very particularly, the moment in which the only way to access classic 70s action films was through the world of VHS tape rental! That mixing of eras is maybe a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LionsThis Generation (7 X 7" box set – with download) ... 7-inch
Stones Throw, 2013. Near Mint- 7 x 7 Inch ... $19.99
Dubby funk with plenty of Jamaican undertones, but not exactly a reggae set – and instead the sort of wonderful criss-crossing of modes we've come to expect from The Lions! The group definitely owes a lot to the sound of 60s and 70s Kingston – yet their approach is different, too ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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LuvmenautsLuvmenauts In Space ... LP
Do Right (Canada), 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
The Luvmenauts may be in space, but they've got a sound that's very firmly grounded on earth – thanks to some tight drums that really bring things back when the keyboards start sounding too spacey! Yet the keys are mighty nice too – a range of instruments and electronics, which are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chico MannDouble Life (black & white haze vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ubiquity, 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 21.98
An unusual project from Chico Mann – one first conceived when he moved to LA, and had the desire to start an Afro Funk band – music penned for that idea, but performed here with the stripped-down style of some of Chico's other work! You can definitely hear how the tunes might sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Menahan Street BandExciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band (vintage green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 19.99
The Menahan Street Band are always pretty exciting to our funk-trained ears – but this time around, there seems to be a little something extra in the mix – a sound that has all these great little strange twists and turns around the edges, while still keeping all the mellow funk of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Daptone Authorized Dealer pressing on "vintage green" vinyl – includes download!)
Also available Exciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band ... CD 12.99

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Menahan Street BandMake The Road By Walking ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2008. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A bold slice of work from the Daptone musical universe – a hip project that features work from members of The Dap Kings, El Michels Affair, Budos Band, and Antibalas – all put together with a range of sounds that really show the full spectrum of their styles! The groove's quite unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Misha Panfilov Sound ComboGin Tonic/Horizon ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2021. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99
The drums start out hard and fast, then cut their speed once this very cool organ part comes in – all weird and spacey, with lots of that really wonderful Misha Panfilov production to make familiar instruments sound mighty weird! "Horizon" is mellower, but in a way that makes all ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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MonophonicsIt's Only Us ... LP
Colemine, 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... $20.99 24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Mourning A BLKstarCycle ... LP
Don Giovanni, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 29.99
A fantastic album from Mourning A BLKstar – even more powerful than their set dedicated to Eric Garner, and a batch of material that really gets at the righteous energy of this Cleveland combo! The group see themselves as part of the James Baldwin tradition of the artist bearing witness ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Mr PresidentOne Night ... LP
Favorite (France), 2020. New Copy ... $29.99 36.99
Maybe the best work so far from Mr President – one of our favorite projects from the tireless French producer Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart! The set begins with a groove that would be right at home on some late 70s funky jazz playlist – kind of Roy Ayers or Kudu Records – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New MastersoundsBe Yourself (with bonus download) ... LP
King Underground, 2003. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
A warm return to funky form for the New Mastersounds – working here in an instant-classic groove that recalls the glory days of the Memphis scene! The group's instrumental sound is supported by some extremely burning work on Hammond – sweet and soulful licks that remind us a lot of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl! Includes download.)

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Eddie RobertsRoughneck ... LP
One Note (UK), 2004. Very Good+ 2LP ... $24.99
A solid set of jazzy funk from Eddie Roberts – guitarist for the New Mastersounds – unloading a nice little solo record with more of a jazz centered approach! The drums are nice and funky, and Eddie proves himself a very capable jazzy guitarist on the set. Eddie's backed up nicely by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wrinkling from water damage near the bottom, with just one small stain. Vinyl is nice.)

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Ruby RushtonGideon's Way EP ... LP
22A (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
We're completely in love with the music of Ruby Rushton – and even though this set is only a 4-track EP, it's got a soulful depth that goes beyond so many other groups of this nature! The quartet keep things nice and lean – using Fender Rhodes, flute, trumpet, and drums in a way that ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alice RussellTo Dust ... LP
Tru Thoughts/Differ-Ant (UK), 2013. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 25.99
Dusty grooves from Alice Russell – a set that's steeped in heavy soul influences all the way through – from her great vocals on the top, to the tight instrumentation in the middle, to all the heavy drums that keep things kicking on the bottom! The album may well be Russell's tightest ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SentimentsShe Won't Be Gone Long (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Transistor Sound, 2018. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Contemporary sweet soul from The Sentiments – a great little tune that builds in a laidback mellow groove – almost with an east coast 70s vibe – and topped with these excellent Delfonics-styled vocals! The song's got a nice punch at the bottom, but still keeps things cool – ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Shaolin AfronautsFlight Of The Ancients ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2011. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Funky Afro Soul from Oz – the brilliant full length debut of Shaolin Afronauts! Flight Of The Ancients blasts off from the bedrock of 70s West Africa and Ethio funk influences, but their one of the rare few combos who pull it off without it feeling like a retread of past glories. Part of ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 Vol 1 (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 Vol 2 (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Gizelle SmithRevealing ... LP
Jalepeno (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
Gizelle Smith changes things up here nicely – moving past her roots as a deep funk singer with the Mighty Mocambos, and maybe growing into a more fully-formed role as a classic 70s-styled soul artist! The backings are funky, rich, and full – shifting in mood and complexity, at a level ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Revealing ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ SorcerersSorcerers ... LP
ATA (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $24.99
A contemporary record, but one we'd rank right up there with the moodiest, most exotic African funk albums of the 70s – especially the gems we've discovered through the Ethiopiques series! These guys play in a style that certainly references Ethiopian reeds and keyboard work of the 70s, but ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Sugarman ThreePure Cane Sugar ... LP
Daptone, 2002. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
The greatest album to date from Sugarman 3 – one of the funkiest combos of the past 50 years! The group's organ/sax sound has never sounded so great – and it's pumped up even further here from some added guest instrumentation, including drums from Bernard Purdie, plus vocals on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Throttle Elevator Music feat Kamasi WashingtonFinal Floor ... LP
Wide Hive, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
We certainly hope this isn't the final floor for Throttle Elevator Music, as we've always enjoyed the many sounds the group has given us over the years – styles served up here on a record that's almost a testament to the collaborative growth of the ensemble over the past decade or so, as the ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition!)
Also available Final Floor ... CD 5.99

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WRD (Robert Walter/Eddie Roberts/Adam Dietch)Hit (white blood splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Color Red, 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 29.98
An all-star combo, coming together here with a lean, wonderful sound – just the Hammond of Robert Walter, guitar of Eddie Roberts, and drums of Adam Dietch – only three instruments, but more than enough to send the whole thing over the top! It might be the drums, but Roberts and Walter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hit ... CD 9.99

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Adrian YoungeAmerican Negro ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99 41.99
The most political album we've ever heard from Adrian Younge – a set that stands as a much stronger, much more individual message than anything he's ever given us before! All Adrian's previous instrumental elements are in the mix – heavy funk, with a special soundtrack sort of twist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available American Negro ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammadJazz Is Dead 9 – Instrumentals ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 32.99
A special set of all-instrumental tracks – culled together from the sessions that went into some of the previous editions of this mighty great series – including collaborations with Gary Bartz, Joao Donato, Marcus Valle, and Roy Ayers! As the title implies, the cuts here are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool die-cut sliding sleeve!)
Also available Jazz Is Dead 9 – Instrumentals ... CD 13.99

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Doug CarnDoug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 (2LP 45rpm pressing) ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 32.99
A great new showcase for the legendary keyboard work of Doug Carn – and a set that's very different both from his famous albums for the Black Jazz label, and some of his organ jazz records in more recent years too! The set's maybe got a more pronounced influence from Adrian Younge and Ali ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – 2LPs that both play at 45rpm, in a special die-cut sleeve!)
Also available Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD 13.99

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VariousATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 1 (with bonus download) ... LP
ATA (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $26.99 32.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 2 ... LP
ATA (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 30.99
A great contemporary take on the vintage sound library mode – one that has a host of artists from the UK's ATA Records label turning out a sweet set of instrumentals for this really wonderful collection! ATA stands for All Things Analogue – and there's definitely an old school vibe to ... (Sound Library, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available ATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 2 ... CD 14.99

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VariousDear Sunny (clear orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A sweet little tribute to the great Sunny Ozuna – the soulful lead singer of The Sunliners, who were one of the best Texas soul groups back in the 60s! His original tunes virtually invented the concept of brown-eyed soul, and helped bridge communities in the process – and that spirit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousRhythm Showcase Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
A hefty collection of funky numbers from the Daptone Records label – long-trusted source of sounds from the contemporary underground – and nicely evolving past their roots in recent years! Titles include "Ephra" and "The Proposition" by Budos Band, "Dancer's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rhythm Showcase Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing) (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP 15.99

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VariousRhythm Showcase Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing) (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
A hefty collection of funky numbers from the Daptone Records label – long-trusted source of sounds from the contemporary underground – and nicely evolving past their roots in recent years! Titles include "Ephra" and "The Proposition" by Budos Band, "Dancer's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Rhythm Showcase Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP 15.99

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VariousTruth To Power Project (3LP smoky clear vinyl pressing) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Eastwood Music Group, 2021. New Copy 3LP ... $39.99
A very cool set from the Texas scene – one that's overflowing with new work by some of the hippest soul, funk, and hip hop artists in the Lonestar State – and a few others too! The set features work from Black Pumas, Leon Bridges, N'Dambi, Sha La Das, Holy Hive, Badbadnotgood, Ghost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on smoky clear vinyl!)
 
 



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