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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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JohnnyKarl Hector Presents Johnny ... CD
Now Again, 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A whole new side of funky genius for Karl Hector – aka JJ Whitefield, of Poets Of Rhythm fame – a set that takes off from his previous Afro Funk albums with The Macouns, but which has an even more stripped-down vibe overall! The group is just a trio – with Ebo Taylor's son Henry, ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Karl Hector Presents Johnny ... LP 23.99

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JohnnyKarl Hector Presents Johnny ... LP
Now Again, 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 26.98
A whole new side of funky genius for Karl Hector – aka JJ Whitefield, of Poets Of Rhythm fame – a set that takes off from his previous Afro Funk albums with The Macouns, but which has an even more stripped-down vibe overall! The group is just a trio – with Ebo Taylor's son Henry, ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Karl Hector Presents Johnny ... CD 14.99

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsAmerican Love Call ... CD
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
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 CD
Also available American Love Call ... LP 18.99

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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 ... CD
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
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 CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsHoliday Soul Party ... CD
Daptone, 2015. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A wonderful Holiday set from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – easily one of the coolest albums you'll ever hope to spin in December! The group really recreate the vibe of a classic Christmas soul album – like records from James Brown or Stevie Wonder – and do an excellent job ... (Holiday Music, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Holiday Soul Party (candy cane vinyl pressing) ... LP 20.99

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsHoliday Soul Party (candy cane vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2015. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.99
A wonderful Holiday set from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – easily one of the coolest albums you'll ever hope to spin in December! The group really recreate the vibe of a classic Christmas soul album – like records from James Brown or Stevie Wonder – and do an excellent job ... (Holiday Music, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on candy cane colored vinyl with download!)
Also available Holiday Soul Party ... CD 13.99

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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 KingsSoul Of A Woman (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings100 Days 100 Nights ... CD
Daptone, 2007. Used ... $5.99
They might be borrowing her band, but they sure can't dampen her soul – because Sharon Jones is strongly back in action, and sounding funkier and more deeply soulful than ever! Given that Sharon wasn't singing back in the 60s, it's hard to think we'd be calling her the real deal – but ... read more CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsI Learned The Hard Way ... CD
Daptone, 2010. Used ... $4.99
The fourth album from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – solidifying what we learned pretty early on from the indomitable soul spirit that is Sharon and her impeccable combo the Dap-Kings – it's that this is not some retro soul revival novelty act, what they are is the greatest active ... 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

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Jurassic 5 feat The Dap KingsRed Hot (clean, inst, dirty, bonus beats, acapella) ... 12-inch
Up Above, 2005. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great track from Jurassic 5 – backed up live by the whip tight and funky Dap Kings! There's little we can say about the sound that probably doesn't come to mind the second you hear the names of the parties involved – and the song is wonderful. The rearward mic mastery of the J5 (who ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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KatalystNine Lives ... CD
Alpha Pup, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Warm jazzy goodness from Katalyst – a west coast group comprised of musicians who normally back bigger names in soul, jazz, and hip hop – but who here work in a vibe that's all their own, on a set of tunes that are improvised freely, yet still have a groove! The music is often spacey ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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KhruangbinBarn Breaks Vol 3 ... 7-inch
Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy (pic cover)... $7.99 8.99
Khruangbin went out in the barn, and came up with some breaks – music that's every bit as funky as their own live instrumental recordings, but with a bit more beats and some nice hip hop production too! The vibe is a bit like their mysterious series of remix singles issued during 2021 – ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Also comes with bonus beat stickers, which can really help you pull out the best beats when spinning the record on a turntable!)

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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
Also available Hasta El Cielo (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP 19.99

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KhruangbinHasta El Cielo (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus 7 inch of dub mixes by Scientist!)
Also available Hasta El Cielo ... CD 14.99

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KhruangbinMordechai ... CD
Dead Oceans, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
Fantastic work from Khruangbin – a group with a name that's hard to pronounce, but who just keep getting better and better with each new release – to the point where on this record, they're definitely in a genre by themselves! Khruangbin blend together lean funky instrumentation with ... read more CD

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KhruangbinMordechai Remixes ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99 24.98
A special set that brings together all the mysterious singles that Khruangbin were dropping during the course of 2021 – mostly untitled singles in very limited releases, finally seeing the light of day here in a proper package! As you'd guess from the title, the core material is from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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KieferWhen There's Love Around ... CD
Stones Throw, 2021. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Kiefer's a musician who just keeps on getting better and better with each new record – a keyboardist who's moving more and more into jazz-based territory as time goes on – and past the more hip hop oriented material of his earlier work! There's still a love of shimmering production and ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available When There's Love Around (blue & yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP 25.99

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KieferWhen There's Love Around (blue & yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stones Throw, 2021. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 26.99
Kiefer's a musician who just keeps on getting better and better with each new record – a keyboardist who's moving more and more into jazz-based territory as time goes on – and past the more hip hop oriented material of his earlier work! There's still a love of shimmering production and ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive double LP on blue & yellow vinyl!)
Also available When There's Love Around ... CD 11.99

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John Carroll KirbySeptet ... LP
Stones Throw, 2021. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Really sweet grooves from John Carroll Kirby – a set that's maybe got a fuller feel than some of the keyboardist's previous work – thanks to help from a range of musical partners on woodwinds, bass, and percussion! Things are even a bit funky at times – with a richness in Kirby's ... 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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KutimanKutiman ... CD
Melting Pot (Germany), 2007. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Fuzzy, funky work from Kutiman – his first full length album, issued after a great run of earlier singles! The set's got a really great mix of modes – bits of Afro Funk, American Soul, and some more contemporary, trippier touches – all filtered together nicely with that sharp-edge ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) 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

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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioI Told You So ... CD
Colemine, 2021. New Copy ... $11.99
Deeply funky work from one of the hippest Hammond organ combos around – just a trio, but one that's able to pack the punch of so many much larger groups! Delvon Lamarr took all the right lessons from Hammond heroes of the past – not that he's copying anyone's style, because he isn't ... 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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LionsThis Generation (7 X 7" box set – with download) ... 7-inch
Stones Throw, 2013. Near Mint- 7 x 7 Inch ... $11.99
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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Liquid SoulLost Soul Vol 1 ... CD
Soul What, Late 90s. New Copy ... $12.99 15.00
Rare work from this hip Chicago collective of the 90s – an ever-shifting lineup of players who got together to mix together jazz, funk, and soul styles together in a regular weekly live gig! The one constant here is saxophonist Mars Williams – who you might also know from his free ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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✨✧ Los HacherosPilon (with bonus download) ... LP
Chulo, 2013. New Copy ... $14.99 18.97
A contemporary Latin combo, but one with a really unique feel as well – a mix of 60s charanga modes, 50s Cuban roots, and some definite modern phrasing! The group has a really wonderful blend of flute, violin, trombone, tres, and percussion – and congolero Hector "Papote" ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Los PiranasToma Tu Jabon Kapax ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 2012. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Tripped-out funk from contemporary Colombia – played by a group who've clearly dug all the nation's rich legacy of groove-heavy music! The album's got a vintage feel at points – especially when the heavy drums are mixed with weirdly-distorted guitars – which almost have the feel ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Los SospechosPostales ... LP
Colemine, 2013. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99 26.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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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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Medeski, Martin & WoodNotes From The Underground ... CD
Accurate, 1991/2007. Used ... $4.99
Early work from Medeski, Martin & Wood – on a more profoundly jazzy tip with bigger arrangements than some of the more electric jazz/funk influenced grooves they became better known for spinning – but still with enough rubbery funk laced within the groove to know just who's at work ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodRadiolarians III ... CD
Indirecto, 2009. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
John Medeski on keyboards, Billy Martin on drums and paecussion, and Chris Wood on bass. (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodShack Man ... CD
Ryko/Gramavision, 1996. Used ... $3.99
More great grooves by this incredible band with a real talent for mixing jazz funk organ with a much freer sensibility – hitting a range of influences that run the gamut from Jimmy Smith to Larry Young, and blending them into something all their own. Titles include "Spy Kiss", ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Menahan Street BandExciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band ... CD
Daptone, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
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 CD

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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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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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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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Mourning A BLKstarCycle ... LP
Don Giovanni, 2020. Near Mint- 2LP ... $16.99
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
(Pressed on clear vinyl. Includes the insert.)

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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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Natural Yogurt BandAway With Melancholy ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2008. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the hippest non-reissue records we've heard so far from the Jazzman Records empire – a massive set of grooves with a really odd sort of feel! Natural Yogurt Band work in spare, funky territory – serving up some very heavy drums (played by Wayne Fullwood, formerly of Little ... read more CD

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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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New MastersoundsPlug & Play (UK pressing) ... CD
One Note (UK), 2008. Used ... $6.99
No plug and play here – at least in the "easy as easy can be" way – as The New Mastersounds do everything from the ground up, all with a gritty groove that's been forged over years of hard funky work! This album has the UK combo at the top of their game – working with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oopapada/Dr Prof Leonard KingPosition Finalized ... CD
Uuquipleu, 2020. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
A funky combo from funky drummer Leonard King – both a doctor and a professor, but a very down-to-earth guy when it comes to records like this! The group's a sextet, and work with saxes and guitar to give the music a vibe that's almost vintage R&B at some points, but more creative jazz ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(CDr release.)

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✨✧ Orquesta Akokan16 Rayos (crimson & canary swirl vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 21.99
Bold rays of sunlight from Orquesta Akokan – a contemporary group, but one who recorded this set in Havana's legendary Egrem Studios – which is part of the very classic vibe throughout! There's plenty of younger Latin combos that have been serving up old school modes in recent years ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition crimson & canary swirl vinyl pressing – includes download!)

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✨✧ Poets Of RhythmDiscern/Define (opaque peach swirl vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Quannum/Daptone, 2001. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A crowning moment in the rebirth of funk at the start of the 21st Century – served up by a group who had already been issuing a lot of secret work on obscure funky 45s and compilation tracks, but really found a strong direction forward with this masterpiece of an album! The vibe is very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition peach vinyl pressing – with downoad!)

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Poets Of RhythmPoets Of Rhythm Anthology – 1992 to 2003 ... CD
Daptone, 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Incredible funk from The Poets Of Rhythm – one of the hardest and heaviest groups in the deep funk underground – and one of the first, too – given that most of the work here pre-dates efforts by all the rest of the Daptone and Soul Fire generation! Long before there was even a ... read more CD

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Bobby PreviteDangerous Rip ... CD
Enja, 1998. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Bobby Previte on drums and vocals, Stewart Cutler on guitar, Jerome Harris on guitar, bass and vocals, and Jamie Saft on Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes, mini Moog, and bass. (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print.)

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Bobby PreviteEmpty Suits ... CD
Gramavision, 1990. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Drummer Bobby Previte during one of his most creative periods – working here on acoustic and electric percussion, with Robin Eubanks on trombone, Steve Gaboury on Hammond B3, Jerome Harris on bass, and Allan Jaffee on guitar! (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, cutout notch through spine.)

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Alex PudduBlack Orgasm/Naughty Girls At The Wild Party ... 7-inch
Schema (Italy), 2012. New Copy ... $11.99
The sound of 70s porn lives again – thanks to the mighty talents of Alex Puddu! "Black Orgasm" is a sweet blend of riffing acoustic guitar, bubbling Hammond, tripping beats, and a female vocal groan – all building to a beautiful climax by the end – but not without some ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Quantic & Nidia GongoraAlmas Conectadas ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A beautiful collaboration between Quantic and Colombian singer Nidia Gongora – a set that's got a depth that we hardly would have imagined from Quantic's music at the start! Make no mistake, we've always loved Quantic's records – and he's gone farther than most of his contemporaries in ... read more CD

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✨✧ Quantic Soul OrchestraStampede ... LP
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2003. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 15.99
A landmark album – one that has the beat-heavy Quantic transform into the Quantic Soul Orchestra, for a stunning deep funk performance! The record sounds like nothing Quantic have done in the past – and shares a sound with work from the Soul Fire/Daptone underground, with a tight blend ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddie RobertsRoughneck ... LP
One Note (UK), 2004. Very Good+ 2LP ... $19.99
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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Rocket Juice & The MoonRocket Juice & The Moon ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2012. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Kind of an amazing collaboration – a core group that features Tony Allen, Damon Albarn, and Flea – with guest appearances by Erykah Badu, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Fatoumata Diawara, M.anifest, Cheick Tidiane Seck, and Thundercat! The sound of the set is surprisingly wonderful – ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juan RozoffMaison Rozoff ... CD
Underdog (France), 2009. Used ... $12.99
French funk from Juan Rozoff – a singer with a hell of a slinky groove! Juan's take on funk is more from the Prince generation than the James Brown one – but he definitely gets that sharp 80s sound totally right – snapping basslines and laying down beats beautifully, while ... read more CD
(Still sealed with the hype sticker.)

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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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Rugged NuggetsOdds & Ends ... CD
Colemine, 2021. New Copy ... $11.99 13.99
These nuggets are plenty rugged – but they've also got a sharpness that marks the group as one of the most inventive funk acts to emerge in recent years – a combo who know that sometimes you can do more with a lot less – which in this case includes a focus on spare but well-crafted ... read more CD

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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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Selenites BandBehind The Mask ... LP
Stereophonk (France), 2021. New Copy ... $29.99 34.99
The Selenites are just a quintet, but they manage to come across with the richness of a larger funky ensemble – effortlessly mixing together elements of Ethio Jazz, deep funk, and some occasional wild production touches – all with a groove that's pretty much all their own! The ... (Global Grooves, 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- ... $11.99
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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SetentaMateria Negra ... CD
Latin Big Note (France), 2020. New Copy ... $19.99
Excellent work from Setenta – a Parisian combo who work with a great blend of Latin roots and funk – served up with lots of percussion at the core, topped with Fender Rhodes and other keyboards from jazz genius Florian Pellissier! The acoustic percussion and electric keys are perfectly ... read more CD

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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!)

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Smuggler BrothersMusicone ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2019. Used ... $11.99
Heavy funk from Smuggler Brothers – an Italian group who start out in the vintage cop/crime modes of 70s soundtracks, but then bring in a whole host of different elements to play in the mix! The core grooves are heavy on bass, drums, and lots of nice keyboards – but there lots more ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Soul Providers feat Lee FieldsSoul Tequila ... CD
C&S, 1997. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Melvin SparksI'm A Gittar Player ... CD
Cannonball, 1997. Used ... $6.99
Includes the songs "Mr. Texan", "Balcony", "Jiggy", "Boogie Street", "I'm A 'Gittar' Player", "Sparkling", "Taste The Flavor", " All Day, All Night", and "Get Down Tonite". (Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, includes tiny "cannonball!")

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SpeedometerSoul Groovin' ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2009. Used ... $4.99
Heavy funk from Speedometer – one of the coolest combos cooking in the contemporary deep funk underground! The album offers a great chance to hear the group live – playing with a sound that's every bit as sharp as on their studio records, with an edge that's even grittier – proof ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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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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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!)

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Throttle Elevator Music feat Kamasi WashingtonRetrorespective ... CD
Wide Hive, 2016. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Not a retrospective of the music of Throttle Elevator Music – as you might mistake from the title – but instead a fresh new album that features the group working tremendously with the mighty Kamasai Washington! Washington isn't just a guest, but a key member of the group – and he ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Trombone ShortyBackatown ... CD
Verve, 2010. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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

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Trombone ShortySay That To Say This ... CD
Verve, 2013. Used ... Just Sold Out!
This is the sound we've been waiting to hear from Trombone Shorty all these years – a really tight blend of funk, soul, and jazz – served up here with way more punch than we've ever heard before! Raphael Saadiq is at the helm – co-producing the record with Shorty – and the ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Vaudou GameNoussin ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A sweet little album from Vaudou Game – a set that's got a leaner feel than some of their previous records, but in a way that also makes the whole thing funkier too! The group's a quartet this time around, and working with lots of guitar riffs and bass from lead singer Peter Solo – ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Noussin ... LP 29.99

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Vaudou GameNoussin ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 2021. New Copy ... $29.99 39.99
A sweet little album from Vaudou Game – a set that's got a leaner feel than some of their previous records, but in a way that also makes the whole thing funkier too! The group's a quartet this time around, and working with lots of guitar riffs and bass from lead singer Peter Solo – ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Noussin ... CD 16.99

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Nick WaterhousePromenade Blue ... CD
Innovative Leisure, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Nick Waterhouse has always had a commitment to classic-styled sounds in his music – and here, he seems to hit that mark even more than before – recording in Memphis with a nicely deep tone that blends together vintage elements of soul and pop, served up with these rich backings that ... read more CD
Also available Promenade Blue ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Nick WaterhousePromenade Blue ... LP
Innovative Leisure, 2021. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
Nick Waterhouse has always had a commitment to classic-styled sounds in his music – and here, he seems to hit that mark even more than before – recording in Memphis with a nicely deep tone that blends together vintage elements of soul and pop, served up with these rich backings that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Promenade Blue ... CD 13.99

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Whatitdo Archive GroupBlack Stone Affair ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A set that pretends to be a vintage soundtrack – but one that we can completely forgive for its gimmick, given that the music is so great! This isn't the first time that a contemporary funk group has tried to pass off its music as coming from a rare cinematic source – but the Whatitdo ... read more CD
Also available Black Stone Affair ... LP 26.99

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Whatitdo Archive GroupBlack Stone Affair ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
A set that pretends to be a vintage soundtrack – but one that we can completely forgive for its gimmick, given that the music is so great! This isn't the first time that a contemporary funk group has tried to pass off its music as coming from a rare cinematic source – but the Whatitdo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Black Stone Affair ... CD 13.99

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Whitefield BrothersEarthology ... LP
Now Again, 2009. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99 24.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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WRD (Robert Walter/Eddie Roberts/Adam Dietch)Hit ... CD
Color Red, 2021. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
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 CD
Also available Hit (white blood splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99

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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 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
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 CD
(Trifold digipak with booklet!)
Also available American Negro ... LP 39.99

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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 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammadJazz Is Dead 9 – Instrumentals ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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 CD

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with AzymuthAzymuth – Jazz Is Dead 4 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A fantastic combination of funky grooves – the studio talents of Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and the Brazilian-tinged fusion of the legendary Azymuth! The jazzy trio are in great form here – tunes that are lean, and which really offer up all the best aspects that the ... read more CD

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Brian JacksonBrian Jackson – Jazz Is Dead 8 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A tremendous return to form for the great Brian Jackson – an artist that most folks know for his legendary 70s work with Gil Scott-Heron, but one who's kept on making great music for years after Gil departed our planet! Here, Jackson's the lead talent on Fender Rhodes, flute, and other ... read more CD

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✨✧ Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Doug CarnDoug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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 CD
Also available Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 (2LP 45rpm pressing) ... LP 30.99

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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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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Marcos ValleMarcos Valle – Jazz Is Dead 3 ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A fantastic setting for the sublime vocals of Marcos Valle – the Brazilian singer who first rose up during the bossa years, soon expanded into mindblowing styles of his own – and has then had a few great revivals over the years! Yet this record may well give Marcos the fresh spin he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a very cool die-cut cover too!)

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VariousATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 2 ... CD
ATA (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
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 CD

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VariousColemine Records Presents – Brighter Days Ahead ... CD
Colemine, 2021. New Copy ... $11.99
The future's brighter than the recent past – thanks to the spirit embraced here by the folks at Colemine Records – one of many labels who weathered the storm of 2020, and who see much brighter days ahead in the years to come! Colemine survived by stripping things down, and digitally ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDaptone Gold (deluxe gold foil jacket plus 11X 13 poster, sticker & full MP3 download that includes a bonus Sharon Jones Christmas song) ... LP
Daptone, 2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 20.98
A killer compilation of Daptone Gold – a funky and soulful collection that's a perfect snapshot of the sounds coming out of Daptone's House Of Soul recording studios in the aughties! The Daptone sound spins from a tight community of players with the deepest love and respect for the classic, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(The vinyl package is excellent – with a gold foil gatefold sleeve, full color 11 X 13 poster, a Daptone sticker, and full album MP3 download that includes a bonus Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Christmas song that's not on the physical release!)

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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
(Limited edition!)
 
 



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