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Rodney JonesSoul Manifesto Live! ... CD
Savant, 2001. Used ... $4.99
Features Will Boulware on Fender Rhodes and Hammond – and Teodross Avery on tenor! CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsKeep On Looking/NBL (inst with strings) ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2008. New Copy ... $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
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-KingsCome & Be A Winner (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 8.99
A lovely little tune from Sharon Jones – one that begins with a mellow guitar line at the start – almost a slinky 70s George Benson riff – which Jones expands nicely with her vocals in this really laidback flow! The guitar comes back strongly on the instrumental side – ... (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 ... CD
Daptone, 2000s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
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 CD
Also available Just Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... LP 16.99

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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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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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Anthony Joseph & The Spasm BandBird Head Son ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness/Naive (France), 2009. Used ... $11.99
Anthony Joseph really blows the roof off with this one – sounding better than ever before, thanks to some massively righteous grooves from the Spasm Band! The music's a compelling mix of spiritual jazz, funky rhythms, and hip recitations from Joseph – who's mostly speaking on the set, ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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KafkaKafka ... CD
Mighty Highness (Australia), 2008. Used ... $11.99
Tripped-out jazzy funk from Kafka – a hip Aussie combo with a really unique groove – one that draws from Afro Funk, 70s fusion, and 90s hip hop – the rolls the whole thing into a mad little blend that's all its own! Most of the instrumentation is live, but the production is ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Kaleta & Super Yamba BandMedaho ... CD
Ubiquity, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
That's a pretty trippy cover on the front, and an image that really sums up the vibe of this excellent record from Kaleta – a set that's even sharper and funkier than any of his previous efforts – yet which has some nicely way out qualities too! The instrumentation is heavy on elements ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Medaho ... LP 12.99

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Kaleta & Super Yamba BandMedaho ... LP
Ubiquity, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
That's a pretty trippy cover on the front, and an image that really sums up the vibe of this excellent record from Kaleta – a set that's even sharper and funkier than any of his previous efforts – yet which has some nicely way out qualities too! The instrumentation is heavy on elements ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Medaho ... CD 11.99

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KenakoKenako ... LP
Funk Night, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 15.00
Kenako bill themselves as an Afro Funk orchestra, but the group are much more offbeat and have a style that's very much their own – very much in the spirit of some of their contemporaries on the St Petersburg scene in Russia! The lineup is certainly large, and has the sorts of horns you ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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

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

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

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

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✨✧ KokoloFuss & Fight ... CD
Afrokings, 2002. Used ... $9.99
Debut release from the Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra! (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print.)

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KonkomaKonkoma (LP style sleeve) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
A contemporary Afro combo, but one with a really unique twist – a focus on older Ghanaian styles of grooves, which makes them sound different than a lot of other groups of this nature! Unlike some of the more Nigerian-grooving groups out there these days, Konkoma take their inspiration from ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Lack Of AfroMusic For Adverts ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2014. Used ... $11.99
Lack Of Afro are back, and fiercer than ever before – really evolved from just a name known for funky remixes and dancefloor grooves, and stepping forward strongly into a much more well-rounded, deeply soulful group! The title's a reference to older Brit sound library albums, but the overall ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lack Of AfroMy Groove Your Move ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2009. Used ... $11.99
A diverse, far reaching approach to funk flavors the second full length from Lack Of Afro – who may lack the follicles, but aren't lacking the love – with a more sophisticated and confident feel this time out! The crew follows through on the promise of the debut here, continuing their ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lack Of AfroThis Time ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2011. Used ... $9.99
A bold step forward from Lack Of Afro – the modern funk & soul vehicle of producer, DJ and song stylist Adam Gibbons! The slew of singles and trio of full lengths that we'd heard prior to This Time have all been really impressive – a mix of breakbeat funk era and classic ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraMoods & Grooves – Ubiquity Studio Sessions Vol 2 ... CD
Ubiquity, 2005. Used ... $7.99
The second funky set by Shawn Lee for Ubiquity – and even more ambitious than the first! The sound here is really expansive – much more in a 70s soundtrack/sound library vein than Lee's first go-round – and done in a style that mixes together harder funky rhythms with larger ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraReel To Reel ... CD
Ubiquity, 2012. Used ... $14.99
Reel-y great grooves from Shawn Lee – perhaps his funkiest record in years, and one that has a definite cinematic feel too – as you might guess from the title! The style here is blacksploitation funk at its finest – stripped down to its best core elements, and served up by Lee ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Michael Leonhart & The Avramina 7Seahorse & The Storyteller (LP style paper sleeve) ... CD
Truth & Soul, 2010. Used ... $5.99
The weirdest work ever from Michael Leonhart – an artist who's worked with Bill Withers, James Brown, Steely Dan, David Byrne, and others in the mainstream – but who's stepping out here as a really enigmatic figure from the psychedelic funk underground! The album's filled with offbeat ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Limp TwinsTales From Beyond The Groove ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2003. Used ... $12.99
A killer batch of blue eyed funk – one that takes the Quantic Soul sound to the next level! The Limp Twins are Will Holland, of Quantic and Quantic Soul fame, plus vocalist Russell Porter – a singer with a sweetly compressed style that works perfectly with Holland's funky backings! ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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LionsThis Generation (7 X 7" box set – with download) ... 7-inch
Stones Throw, 2013. Near Mint- 7 x 7 Inch ... $29.99
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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Little Barrie & Malcolm CattoQuatermass Seven ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
A heady mix of fuzzy funk and psychedelic production – served up here as a duet between Little Barrie and Malcolm Catto! Catto's on drums, with the same rock-solid style that we've loved right since his Mo Wax days – and Barrie handles guitar and vocals – with that more ... read more CD
Also available Quatermass Seven ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Little Barrie & Malcolm CattoQuatermass Seven ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 24.99
A heady mix of fuzzy funk and psychedelic production – served up here as a duet between Little Barrie and Malcolm Catto! Catto's on drums, with the same rock-solid style that we've loved right since his Mo Wax days – and Barrie handles guitar and vocals – with that more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Quatermass Seven ... CD 12.99

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Los SospechosPostales ... LP
Colemine, 2013. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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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✨✧ Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show Number 11 – Low Budget Hi Fi Music ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Low Budget Hi Fi Music from Madlib – the eleventh entry in his epic Madlib's Medicine Show series – 28 tracks of hip hop unofficially dubbed the Dirty Demos! The set feature sample enriched instrumentals by Madlib as Loop Digga and collaborations with Strong Arm Steady, J Rocc, Madlib ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD

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MadmadmadMadmadmad ... LP
Ill Considered/Stac (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99
Tight instrumental work from the UK scene – a record that's part funky, part fuzzy, and very electric overall – almost a hybrid of jazz fusion and some of the electro modes that first found space on horror soundtracks of the 70s and 80s! The group's got lots of guitar pyrotechnics from ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LPs – plays at 45rpm!)

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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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Chico MannManifest Tone Vol 1 ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2006. Used ... $9.99
A great blend of funky rhythms and African roots – served up by Antibalas guitarist Marquitos Garcia! There's certainly an element of the Antibalas groove going on here – as many tracks have that percolated sense of rhythm that Antibalas borrowed from 70s African influences. But the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodCombustication ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $4.99
Seminal sounds from the great Medeski, Martin, & Wood – a Blue Note date that has the trio pushing forward even more strongly than before! The set has the band playing a great mix of haunting funky keyboard tracks, augmented at times by turntablist mixing and deep soulful production ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some light edgewear.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodEnd Of The World Party ... CD
Blue Note, 2004. Used ... $4.99
One of the best records we've heard in years from Medeski, Martin, & Wood – a searing batch of grooves that really gets back to the trio's original brilliance, and which features some wonderful production from the Dust Brothers! There's a lean, hard, and funky sound to the set that ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodUninvisible ... CD
Blue Note, 2002. Used ... $2.99
A return to slightly funky work for MMW – lots of organ, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, and other groovy keyboards from John Medeski driving the set, backed by some excellent rhythm work by Billy Martin and Chris Wood. This is probably their most compelling album in years – at least to our ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Marker over barcode, with a bit of ink on the fron cover as well. Disc has a promo stamp.)

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Menahan Street BandCrossing (with bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy Gatefold ... $13.99 15.99
Sublime work from one of the coolest funky combos around – a group who aren't content to just hit the same funky styles as other outfits – and one who really stretch strongly in their pursuit of new sounds! The set's definitely funky – especially on the drums – but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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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
Also available Exciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band (vintage green vinyl pressing) ... LP 18.99

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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 ... $13.99
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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Mighty MocambosFuture Is Here (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mocambo (Germany), 2011. New Copy ... $19.99
A great, proper album from Germany's excellent funk combo The Mighty Mocambos – who've dropped many killer 45s as themselves and with pseudonyms, as well as backing London-based funky soul diva Gizelle Smith for a teriffic full length – and sounding as vital and exuberant as ever here! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MildlifeAutomatic ... CD
Heavenly, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Mildlife snuck under the radar a bit with their previous record – but here, they seem poised to break big, and with a sound that's very much their own! All the great keyboard work from before is still in place, but the vocal quotient of the music has been increased – to a level where ... read more CD

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Mister TBig Day ... LP
Cold Busted, 2015. Near Mint- ... $13.99
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(Still in the PVC outer sleeve.)

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

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Moonfires (Alex Puddu)Black Sugar ... CD
Al Dente (France), 2015. Used ... $7.99
A great new showcase for the music of Alex Puddu – the contemporary groover who's given us some wonderful music over the years – including his famous Golden Age Of Danish Pornography sets! This album's more of a back-to-basics affair for Puddu – recorded with a tight combo, and a ... read more CD
(Out of print, CDr pressing.)

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✨✧ Mountain Mocha KilimanjaroMountain Mocha Kilimanjaro (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2009. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An amazing deep funk combo from Japan – one that almost rivals Osaka Monaurail for classic-styled grooves! These guys have a sharpness that reminds us of the late 60s James Brown Band at their best, touched with a bit of JBs instrumental riffing – all produced with just the right ... read more CD

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Mourning A BLKstarCycle ... CD
Don Giovanni, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
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 CD
Also available Cycle ... LP 28.99

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Mourning A BLKstarCycle ... LP
Don Giovanni, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 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
Also available Cycle ... CD 12.99

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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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M-TetTotal Non-Stop Action ... LP
Funk Night, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 15.00
The funky M-Tet combo add in just a slight bit of extra grease to the sound that made their debut so tight – occasional horn flairs and a bit of congas, plus maybe a bit more fuzz on the guitar! Yet the core sound is very much in that mix of organ, guitar, bass, and drums that make these ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Angela Munoz/Adrian YoungeIntrospection – Instrumentals ... LP
Linear Labs, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Singer Angela Munoz gets billing on the cover – but since the album's all instrumental, the main talent here is producer Adrian Younge! The tracks are funky, but mellow – nicely tripping with those classic sweet soul touches that have always made Adrian one of the best interpreters of ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Graham MushnikPeeping Through The Porthole ... LP
Catapulte (UK), 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Loads of sweet little instrumentals from Graham Mushnik – most of which feature his own organ in the lead, tippling nicely over rhythms that run from bossa, to jazz funk, to soundtrack-styled modes – often peppered with nice touches on sax and flute! The record's maybe a nice throwback ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Natural Yogurt BandAway With Melancholy ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2008. Used ... $8.99
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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Natural Yogurt BandAway With Melancholy (LP sleeve edition – limited edition with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazzman/Now Again, 2008. New Copy Gatefold ... $8.99 18.98
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
(Limited edition of 1000 copies.)

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

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New Jersey KingsUzi Lover ... CD
JTI (UK), 2002. Used ... $14.99
Funky organ grooves from UK Hammond maestro James Taylor – operating under the name of the New Jersey Kings! As funky collectors will know, the NJK were a group that Taylor used back in the early 90s – when his main group were going for a smoother soulful style, and Taylor wanted to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ New MastersoundsNew Mastersounds Remixed ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2007. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Groovy grooves revisited – a great new take on the funky stylings of The New Mastersounds, served up by a host of equally funky remixers! Unlike other projects of this nature, which can often undermine the genius of the original tunes, this collection is put together with a good deal of care ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ New MastersoundsPlug & Play (UK pressing) ... CD
One Note (UK), 2008. Used ... $9.99
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

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Oopapada/Dr Prof Leonard KingPosition Finalized ... CD
Uuquipleu, 2020. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
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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OrgoneKillion Floor ... CD
Ubiquity, 2007. Used ... $11.99
A monstrous debut from one of the heaviest acts we've heard in years – LA's Orgone, easily one of the most up-and-coming funky combos around! Although Orgone share a bit with some of the leaner deep funk groups who've cropped up in the past decade or so, they've also got a sound that's a bit ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Osaka MonaurailRiptide (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Shout (Japan), 2014. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Tremendous work from one of our favorite funk combos ever – Japan's legendary Osaka Monaurail, easily one of the sharpest, tightest, most soulful groups of the past 20 years! These guys have a really no-nonsense approach to funk – from the top to the bottom, from the execution to the ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Osaka MonaurailRumble N Struggle ... CD
RD Records (Japan), 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the funkiest groups of the past decade – and a hell of a great little album, right down to the JBs-styled cover art! Osaka Monaurail have it going on all fronts – tight drums, economical bass, riffing guitars, and the kind of horn work that we haven't heard since Fred Wesley ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Osaka MonaurailWhat It Is – What It Was ... CD
RD Records (Japan), 2000. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The debut ep from Osaka Monaurail – a totally great Japanese funk combo – and one with a sound to rival the best of the Soul Fire and Daptone generation! As you might guess from the cover art, the group's got a sound here that really pays tribute to funky grooves of the 60s and 70s ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Misha Panfilov & Shawn LeeMic Wallace/Miraggio ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $6.99
A mighty pairing of funky talents – recording together in Estonia, with a style that really draws on the strengths of both musicians! "Mic Wallace" has some of the soundtrack vibes that Shawn Lee can sometimes bring into his music – but given all these moody, almost spooky ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Pete Rock & The Soul BrothersPetestrumentals 3 ... CD
TruSoul, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
Killer funky work from Pete Rock – a set that's still rooted in the hip hop traditions he helped form over the past few decades, but which also has a strong degree of instrumental funk as well! Pete did the set with the Soul Brothers quartet – a great group with riffing guitars, funky ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Petestrumentals 3 ... LP 20.99

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Pete Rock & The Soul BrothersPetestrumentals 3 ... LP
TruSoul, 2020. New Copy ... $20.99 25.98
Killer funky work from Pete Rock – a set that's still rooted in the hip hop traditions he helped form over the past few decades, but which also has a strong degree of instrumental funk as well! Pete did the set with the Soul Brothers quartet – a great group with riffing guitars, funky ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Petestrumentals 3 ... CD 12.99

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

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Poets Of RhythmWhat Goes 'Round ... CD
Shadow, 1990s. Used ... $8.99
Funky gems by the Poets Of Rhythm – one of the best new funk groups around, right up there with Breakestra, Sugarman Three, and other hard-hitting combos! The tunes on the CD are pulled from earlier recordings that the group made under a number of names – some as The Poets Of Rhythm, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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✨✧ Pressure 75Meltdown ... CD
East Green (UK), 2016. Used ... $9.99
Heavy funk, with some 70s Afro touches too – served up with some help from the Mighty Mocambos, Spike Orchestra, The Snitch, and other deep funk combos too! The horns here are nice and heavy, but used in a way that's different from both familiar Afro Funk and Ethio-styled work too – ... read more CD

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

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Nick Pride & The PimptonesMidnight Feast Of Jazz ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2011. Used ... $14.99
The funky debut of Nick Pride & The Pimptones – a six piece combo that delivers a feast of jazzy funk that's perfect for after midnight or any other time of day! Leader and guitarist Nick Pride handles the songwriting and arrangements, and it's skewed a bit more towards sophisticated ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography Vol 2 ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
A really beautiful little set of tracks – music composed to accompany vintage porn films from the 70s – played to perfection by the great Alex Puddu! The story behind the project is great – a friend was involved in rescuing and issuing rare porn from the underground – most ... read more CD

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography Vol 3 ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2016. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A great third chapter in the Danish Pornography series by Alex Puddu – and, like the others, music that was recorded to accompany the re-release of some classic adult films from the 70s! As you'd guess from the title and project, the sound here is very retro overall – wicked funk that ... read more CD

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Alex Puddu with Edda Dell'OrsoIn The Eye Of The Cat ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2016. Used ... $9.99
The world of Alex Puddu just keeps on getting bigger and bigger – and so do the wonderfully funky sounds on his records! Puddu's always been a real up-and-comer in the global funk underground – an artist who gets just the right 70s vibe in his instrumentation, arrangements, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Q Continuum (Quintessence)Quintessential Grooves ... CD
Jupiter (Finland), 2004. Used 2CD ... $9.99
A motherlode of funky grooves from Q-Continuum – the loose collection of Finnish musicians who work under a tighter format as the group Quintessence! The Q-Continuum sound is looser and more funk-based than that of Quintessence – but comes across with a similar depth of soul, really ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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QualitonsPanoramic Tymes ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2010. Used ... $8.99
Hammond beat grooves from The Qualitons – representing funky Budapest! The Qualitons are a unique group in the funky organ underground, regardless of region – drawing from a well of influences that range from rave up funk to wild-eyed vintage R&B & garage rock. It's really ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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QuanticApricot Morning ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2002. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
A real moment of breakthrough from Will "Quantic" Holland – a set that really expands his sound, deepens his ties to funk roots, and makes the whole thing feel a lot more live than some of his previous work! Will's at the helm and handles most instruments – but there's also ... read more CD

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Quantic & His Combo BarbaroTradition In Transition ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2009. Used ... $6.99
Damn! Quantic really blows the roof off with this one – taking us even farther on a musical journey than ever before, and making us bow to his mighty talents in ways we never expected! The album's a really unique session recorded in Colombia, with help from an international batch of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Quantic Soul OrchestraStampede ... LP
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2003. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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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Quantic Soul OrchestraTropidelico ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2007. Used ... $4.99
A whole new sound for Quantic, and a great one too – a mixture of his older funk with newer influences from Latin music – all in a blend that's totally fresh, and very unique! This "Latin chapter" of the Quantic sound has been showing up a bit on remixes and singles over the ... read more CD

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R&R Soul Orchestra90 To Nothing/See I Made Up In My Mind ... 7-inch
It's Soul Time, 2020. New Copy ... $9.99 12.00
There's no R&R for these guys – as they're clearly working overtime to refine and improve their groove – which is even better here than on their last single! "90 To Nothing" has a tight rhythm core that could have been lifted from the Philly scene of the 70s – ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Frankie ReyesOriginalitos ... LP
Stones Throw, 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
A set that definitely earns its title – given that it features freshly original keyboard instrumentals from Frankie Reyes – a musician who plays here unlike anyone else we can think of! The tracks are all quite spare – the keyboard (organ?) serving as both the rhythm and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Right NowGets Over You ... CD
Right Now, 2012. Used ... $3.99
A damn great step forward for the Right Now – a record that's got an even sharper sound and deeper focus than their debut – and a surprisingly soulful sound as well! The group are way more than just another funky combo – thanks to lead vocals from Stefanie Berecz, who has this ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Royal Krunk OrchestraPyramids – Opus 4 No 2 ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $7.99
Really great work from the Royal Krunk Jazz Orchestra – an album that's much more ambitious and far-reaching than their previous album – with a sense of majesty we never would have expected the last time around! As before, there's no real "krunk" here at all – and ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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

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Ruby RushtonIronside ... CD
22A (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Completely fantastic work from Ruby Rushton – a UK quartet that we completely love to death – and who sound better here than ever before! Although classic, the special vibe of the group is a bit hard to describe – as they've got a special sense of flow, a special balance of ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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SentimentsShe Won't Be Gone Long (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Transistor Sound, 2018. Near Mint- ... $28.99
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
Also available Materia Negra ... LP 22.99

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SetentaMateria Negra ... LP
Latin Big Note (France), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Materia Negra ... CD 19.99

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Sha La DasLove In The Wind ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
The cover sticker bills this one as sounding like a lost collaboration between the Beach Boys and Delfonics – although for our money, we'd lean a bit more towards the latter – as the Sha La Das have a surprisingly strong approach to harmony soul! Instrumentation and production are much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Shaolin Temple DefendersChapter 1 – Enter The Temple ... CD
Soulbeats (France), 2005. Used ... $9.99
We're not sure how we missed this one when it first came out, but we're mighty happy to have it around now – a smoking batch of funky numbers from an overlooked combo from France! Shaolin Temple Defenders really go for a classic funky 45 groove here – right rhythms that blast out of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Shaolin Temple DefendersChapter 2 – Gettin' The Spirit ... CD
Soulbeats (France), 2008. Used ... $9.99
Damn, are these guys funky! Shaolin Temple Defenders may have a Wu Tang-like name, but their sound is solid 70s funk throughout – hard-hitting, classic-styled, and right up there with the best of the contemporary deep funk underground! The group have plenty of JBs in their approach, but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Slim Moore & The Mar-KaysIntroducing Slim Moore & The Mar-Kays ... CD
Marlow, 2011. Used ... $9.99
One of the best new funk albums we've heard in years – and one that really does an amazing job of putting equal emphasis on intrumentation and deep soul vocals! Slim Moore comes across like some lost singer from the early 70s funky 45 generation – gritty and upfront, with a quality ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 (2CD set) ... CD
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
Slum Village teams up with the hip hop-reared jazz funk collective Abstract Orchestra for this worthy revisit/live band rework of the legendary Fantastic Vol 2 – a soulful Detroit hip hop classic and a vital piece of the late great J Dilla's legacy! A few cuts have prominent vocals, others ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Fantastic 2020 Vol 1 (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP 19.99

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Slum Village & Abstract OrchestraFantastic 2020 Vol 1 (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ne'Astra, 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 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
Also available Fantastic 2020 (2CD set) ... CD 13.99
 
 



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