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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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✨✧ Jungle FireFirewalker/Chalupa ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2012. New Copy ... $5.99
Fast guitar steps out quick on "Firewalker" – setting a groove that's followed by fast congas and some heavy riffing horns – all burning together with just the right sort of intensity you'd guess from the group's name! "Chalupa" continues with a sweet tropical ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jungle FireJambu ... LP
Nacional, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 17.98
Fantastic funky work from Jungle Fire – a group we've heard before, but who never seemed to blow us away this much! In a moment when so many other groups are grabbing an Afro Funk sort of vibe, these guys hit a space that's almost completely their own – more Latin America, taken across ... 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

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KutimangoesMade In Africa (with bonus download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... $18.99
We loved The Kutimangoes last time around, but we love them even more on this sweet second set – a record that, as the title implies, was recorded in Burkina Faso, with a killer sound that really opens up their groove! The music is Afro Funk at the core, but has lots of jazz inflections ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Lady WrayQueen Alone ... CD
Big Crown, 2016. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
A stunning full length debut from Lady Wray – a voice you might know from her previous collaboration in the duo Lady – but one that's even more amazing out front here on her own! The album's got a rock-solid, totally classic vibe – thanks to Leon "El" Michels – ... read more CD

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Lady WrayUnderneath My Feet/Guilty ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2017. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99 9.98
A funky snapping single from Lady Wray – one that's got a vamping guitar alongside the drums – almost in a modern update of a "Fever" sort of groove – which opens into deeper territory as the lady steps up and belts out the lyric! "Guilty" has a slower-breaking ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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M-TetLong Play (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Lugnut Brand, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99
A stripped-down approach to old school funk – one that shows that you don't even need horns or a singer to keep things strongly soulful – just a few key instruments finding their grooves, and serving up great solos in the process! The group's a quartet – with Hammond, guitar, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Magic In ThreesAt Jody's/A Breezy Day ... 7-inch
Kings Underground, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
There's a great break at the start of "At Jody's" – the kind you'd have to search hundreds of vintage records to find – and which is also followed by some completely wonderful slow-bumping bassline and wicked wangly guitar – almost like a slow-grooving number from the ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
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✨✧ Magic In ThreesFinnish Funk/Shot Through The Grease ... 7-inch
Kings Underground, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
"Finnish Funk" might well be the best kind of funk – especially if you dig a nicely snapping drumbreak at the start of a tune! The drums are great, then these keyboards come in to pave the way for monstrous wah-wah guitar and basslines – all working back and forth in this ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Menahan Street BandCrossing ... CD
Daptone, 2012. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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 CD
Also available Crossing (with bonus download) ... LP 14.99

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Menahan Street BandCrossing (with bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy 2LP ... $14.99 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
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Also available Crossing ... CD 13.99

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Menahan Street BandMake The Road By Walking ... CD
Dunham/Daptone, 2008. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
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 CD

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

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✨✧ Minyo CrusadersEchoes Of Japan (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $26.99
One of the most unique funk groups we've ever heard – one who bring together Japanese roots, and inflect them with a much more global sense of groove! The approach is maybe Lagos by way of Kyoto – with maybe a stop in Addis Ababa during the trip – but the end result is also a lot ... read more CD

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MoniqueaBlackwavefunk ... LP
MoFunk, 2017. New Copy ... $19.99 21.98
Sweet bassy soul from Moniquea – a record that's got as many basslines and keyboard riffs as some of our favorite early 80s underground work – but which also has a nicely lean, contemporary vibe too! Moniquea's vocals have a great way of fitting into this setting, too – almost ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanton MooreWith You In Mind – The Songs Of Allen Toussaint ... CD
Cool Green, 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
One of the most soul-based albums in years from drummer Stanton Moore – a set based around the classic songs of Allen Toussaint, and which features help from a whole host of Nola guest stars too! Tunes are tight, funky, and are a mix of vocal and instrumental numbers – with help from ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mother EarthPeople Tree (expanded edition) ... CD
Acid Jazz/BGP (UK), 1994. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 22.99
A hugely expanded version of this stone London classic from Mother Earth – presented as a 2CD set with a huge amount of extra material! The core album is the kind of record that should have crossed over big at a global level, had more folks been paying attention to the Brit funk scene at the ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Mr PresidentNumber One ... LP
Favorite (France), 2011. New Copy ... $22.99
Producer, multi-instrumentalist and all around funky soul patriot Mr President, aka Patchworks delivers a solid full length for the Favorite label! Rave up instrumentals and vocal numbers featuring guests Mr Day, Mounam, Hawa and JRMNM and it wins on both levels – with nods to classic and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mushroom & Alison Faith LevyYesterday I Saw You Kissing Tiny Flowers ... CD
4 Zero (UK), 2007. Used ... $7.99
Mushroom's working here with vocalist Alison Faith Levy – a singer who really helps the group find some new space, and who also brings in a slightly folksy focus to their heavier jams! The core Mushroom sound is still very much intact – with tripped-out guitars, offbeat reeds, and ... (Rock, Deep Funk) read more CD
 
 



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