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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 (with bonus download) ... LP 18.99

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsHoliday Soul Party (with bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2015. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
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
Also available Holiday Soul Party ... CD 13.99

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsNaturally ... CD
Daptone, 2005. Used ... $7.99
The long-anticipated second album from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings is a stunner – undoubtedly stronger than the group's fantastic debut – and a record that not only transcends the late model funk revival genre, but stands on footing as solid as the best hard funky soul of the late ... read more CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsSoul Of A Woman ... CD
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
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 CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings100 Days 100 Nights ... LP
Daptone, 2007. New Copy ... $13.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Jason Joshua & The BeholdersRose Gold/Are You Ready (colored vinyl pressing) ... 7-inch
Mango Hill, 2018. New Copy (reissue)... $8.99
There's a great groove at the start of "Rose Gold" – funky drums, but nice and mellow – spaced with bass, topped with horns, and really setting things up in a fantastic way for the heartbreaking vocal of Jason Joshua – a singer who reminds us of Joe Bataan during his ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Second pressing – on yellow colored vinyl!)

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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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✨✧ Kerbside CollectionSmoke Signals ... LP
Legere (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Kerbside Collection sound way better than we ever seem to remember – with a groove here that's deeper, jazzier, and more musically seductive than ever before! The group mix together some key 70s funk covers with great numbers of their own – in this fantastic blend of sounds that moves ... 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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✨✧ KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioLive At KEXP (with bonus download) ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $20.99 27.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz Ensemble (Madlib)Miles Away – The Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz & Percussion Ensemble (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Stones Throw, 2010. Used Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A mad mix of spaced out jazz funk from Madlib – working here in a style closer to his benchmark Yesterday's New Quintet mode of forward looking band-based grooves – but also taking it even further and into deeper realms! The Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz & Percussion Ensemble ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print, comes in a nice heavy gatefold-style cardboard sleeve.)

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Jessica Lauren FourJessica Lauren Four ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2012. Very Good ... $6.99
A wonderful full album from keyboardist Jessica Lauren – a London talent we've loved for years, and have watched mature deeply over the past few decades! Jessica's keyboards have graced a number of key recordings from the past 20 years or so on the British scene – but she's issued ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron Levy's Wild KingdomFeaturing Ronnie Earl, Kim Wilson, Wayne Bennett, Jimmie Vaughan ... LP
Black Top, 1987. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Ji-Hoon LimOrgan Orgasm ... CD
Beatball (Korea), 2012. New Copy ... $19.99
A fantastic little record that's well worth all the orgasmic power promised in the title – as the set offers up a very different take on the Hammond style of years back – but still has lots of 60s qualities in the overall sound! Some of the tunes here are from unusual sources – ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Los SospechosPostales ... Cassette
Colemine, 2013. New Copy ... 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 ... (Cassettes, Deep Funk) read more Cassette
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Postales ... LP 18.99
Postales ... CD 10.99

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Los SospechosPostales ... CD
Colemine, 2013. New Copy ... $10.99 13.98
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 CD
Also available Postales ... LP 18.99

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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!)
Also available Postales ... CD 10.99

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Ray LugoBahia Love EP – I Dream Of Bahia (cachaca edit, dusty & bartellow remix)/Love Me Good (yoga edit, simbad remix) ... 12-inch
Jazz & Milk (UK), 2012. Very Good (pic cover)... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Herbie MannIt's A Funky Thing – The Very Best Of Herbie Mann (with bonus track) ... CD
Atlantic/Varese, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A record that definitely delivers the very best of Herbie Mann – especially if, like us, you think that one of his greatest contributions to music was finding a way to make the flute sound surprisingly soulful in the 60s! Herbie wasn't the first to pick up the instrument and use it for ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Wynton Marsalis/Jon Baptiste/Jazz At The Lincoln CSpotify Singles – Delaunay's Dilemma/2 Degrees East 3 Degrees West (10 inch single) ... 12-inch
Blue Engine, 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $3.99 9.99
Two different classics both written by John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet – but each taken into very soulful territory here by Wynton Marsalis, Jon Batiste, and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra! Despite what you might think about such a high-profile project, Batiste is great on piano ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000.)

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Jake Mason TrioStranger In The Mirror ... CD
Soul Messin', 2018. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Sweet Hammond work from Jake Mason – a keyboardist who definitely loves the sound of 60s soul jazz, but also has a great ear for the soulful instrumental too! The organ lines on the set move nicely between territory of Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff, but also have some of the warmer glow of ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Matador Soul SoundsGet Ready (colored vinyl – with bonus download) ... LP
Color Red, 2018. New Copy ... $19.99 21.98
Heavy sounds from this deep funk supergroup – a killer sextet that features Alan Evans of Soulive on drums, Eddie Roberts of New Mastersounds on guitar, as well as members of Pimps Of Joytime and Orgone! The group sports two female singers – Kim Dawson and Adryon De Leon – both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited red colored vinyl – with download!)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodLast Chance To Dance Trance (perhaps) – Best Of MM&W 1991-1996 ... CD
Gramavision, 1999. Used ... $2.99
The best of this legendary 90s New York organ combo – at least for now! The set 3 new mixes of "Where's Sly?", "The Lover", and "Chubb Sub". Also features a live recording of "Night Marchers", plus the cuts "Hermeto's Daydream", "Bubbleh ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Menahan Street BandMake The Road By Walking ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2008. New Copy ... $12.99
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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✨✧ Mestizo BeatFeatherbed Lane/Handcuffed To The Shovel ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99
This is the first we've ever heard of Mestizo Beat – and we hope we'll be hearing a lot more in the future! "Featherbed Lane" has a lot harder edge than you'd expect from the title – early 70s Latin funk with a strong flute part upfront – almost like some of the funky ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Midnight Hour (Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammaAdrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Present The Midnight Hour ... CD
Linear Labs, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad really sound fantastic here – stepping off their great work on the soundtrack for Luke Cage, and taking their music in an even stronger direction with help from an array of guest singers and musicians! Things are as rich and funky as you might expect ... 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
(Includes download!)
Also available Phase (with bonus track) ... CD 22.99

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MildlifePhase (with bonus track) ... CD
Research/P-Vine (Japan), 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 CD
Also available Phase ... LP 22.99

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Misha Panfilov Sound ComboMarathon/Who's In Love ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $6.99
A fantastic funky cut from this cool Estonian combo – one that has some nice spooky touches in production, but a hard funk vibe all the way through! Drums are tight, and there's some great funky flute and guitar solos in the middle! "Who's In Love" goes in a completely different ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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MonophonicsIn Your Brain ... CD
Ubiquity, 2012. New Copy ... $12.99 16.98
The Monophonics definitely have a way of getting inside your brain – using a cosmic slop of fuzzy guitars and funky basslines to eat away your grey matter more than a maggot inside your cranium! Yet even past that heavy Funkadelic reference, they've also got a richer vibe too – ... read more CD

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MonophonicsMirrors EP ... CD
Transistor Sound, 2018. New Copy ... $4.99
A nice little project from The Monophonics – one that has the group turning their fuzzy funk talents towards a host of classic cuts from the 60s and 70s – which they remake with a very distinctly different sound! You're bound to recognize most cuts here, but it might take you a minute ... read more CD

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Moonfires (Alex Puddu)Gotta Keep It Rollin ... LP
Al Dente (France), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
The Moonfires better keep it rolling, given that they're being chased by a giant ape on the cover – but with the mighty Alex Puddu on guitar, they can't help but take off and soar! The album's got that great commitment to classic cinematic funk styles that we've always loved in Puddu's music ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max MoranMax Moran & Neospectric ... CD
Bubble Bath, 2018. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Deep Funk) 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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Mourning A BLKstarGarner Poems ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastically righteous set – a blend of funk and politics that we haven't heard done this well since the 70s – even though the whole record is aimed at dealing with contemporary issues – as you might guess from the title's reference to the late Eric Garner! The set's dedicated ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Garner Poems ... LP 15.99

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Mourning A BLKstarGarner Poems ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A fantastically righteous set – a blend of funk and politics that we haven't heard done this well since the 70s – even though the whole record is aimed at dealing with contemporary issues – as you might guess from the title's reference to the late Eric Garner! The set's dedicated ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Garner Poems ... CD 9.99

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MSXII Sound Design70s Soul Aesthetics ... LP
MSX Sound Design, 2018. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
The album's got 70s soul in the title, and 70s soul in the grooves – even though most of the tracks are relatively short instrumentals! Still, there's a production vibe here that takes us back to the best work of the golden decade – echoes of the hipper Motown moments, Philly soul and ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MushroomHydrogen Jukebox ... CD
Timothy's Brain, 1998. Used ... $1.99
(Rock, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, case has ome light edgewear.)

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New Cool Collective with Los Papines & Mapacha AfrSugar Protocol ... CD
Dox (Netherlands), 2010. Used ... $1.99

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✨✧ New MastersoundsNashville Session 2 ... CD
One Note (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
The New Mastersounds return to the sweet studio in Nashville that gave us the previous album – but this time around, they change things up a bit – by using a variety of different keyboards instead of their usual Hammond! The core rhythms are every bit as sharp as before – and ... read more CD
Also available Nashville Session 2 ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ New MastersoundsNashville Session 2 ... LP
One Note (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
The New Mastersounds return to the sweet studio in Nashville that gave us the previous album – but this time around, they change things up a bit – by using a variety of different keyboards instead of their usual Hammond! The core rhythms are every bit as sharp as before – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nashville Session 2 ... CD 12.99

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New MastersoundsRenewable Energy (with bonus download) ... LP
One Note (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
The New Mastersounds must have their own source of renewable energy – as they've been giving us great records for many years now, and still are strongly on top of their game! The core quartet is driven by the funky drums of Simon Allen, the bumping bass of Pete Shand, the sweet keyboards of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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OrgoneBig Day/Hound Dogs ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99
A romping bit of funk from Orgone – a cut that's one of the group's own, but which almost feels like it could have been lifted from an early Funkadelic album – given the bassline, drums, and the way a chorus supports the energy of the lead vocals! "Hound Dogs" is another ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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OrgoneBulletproof/PCH (One More Mile) ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2017. New Copy ... $5.99 7.98
Double dose of Orgone in prime funky hero mode! "Bulletproof" is a tight jam with a bit of a 70s cinematic funk feel with tight horns courtesy of their friends in Ikebe Shakedown and some really cool, unpredictable changes as it rolls along – really ratcheting up the percussion ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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OrgoneUndercover Mixtape ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99
Damn! Orgone just keep getting better and better – to the point where we might almost say that there's no difference between the strength of the group's sound and all the funky 70s acts that have inspired their music! The instrumentation and production are right on the money throughout ... read more CD
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Undercover Mixtape ... LP 23.99
Undercover Mixtape ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ OrgoneUndercover Mixtape ... CD
Colemine, 2018. Used ... $7.99
Damn! Orgone just keep getting better and better – to the point where we might almost say that there's no difference between the strength of the group's sound and all the funky 70s acts that have inspired their music! The instrumentation and production are right on the money throughout ... read more CD
(Mark through barcode.)
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Undercover Mixtape ... CD 10.99
Undercover Mixtape ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ OrgoneUndercover Mixtape ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99
Damn! Orgone just keep getting better and better – to the point where we might almost say that there's no difference between the strength of the group's sound and all the funky 70s acts that have inspired their music! The instrumentation and production are right on the money throughout ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available
Undercover Mixtape ... CD 10.99
Undercover Mixtape ... CD 7.99

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Orquesta AkokanOrquesta Akokan (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A record that may well single-handedly mark the huge shift in American/Cuban relations in years to come – as the set's a tremendous project between the New York forces of Daptone Records, and the overlooked genius of the younger scene in Havana! Make no mistake, this isn't your usual Daptone ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Philadelphia ExperimentPhiladelphia Experiment ... CD
Ropeadope/Atlantic, 2001. Used ... $6.99
Sweetly funky grooves from the Philly underground! The Philadelphia Experiment is a great trio featuring drummer Ahmir Thompson (from The Roots), jazz bassist Christian McBride, and keyboardist Uri Caine, who plays some great Fender Rhodes and Hammond B-3 on the set! The core grooves are by the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcover, which has a mark through the barcode. Booklet has a gold promotional stamp.)

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PhilthyParty Crashers ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A funky set from Philthy – a group who take their name from trumpeter/leader Philip Lassiter – an artist you might know from a previous date under his own name, but working here very much as part of the ensemble! The group have a horn-heavy sound that's somewhat in the legacy of Tower ... read more CD

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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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✨✧ Ben PiraniHow Do I Talk To My Brother? ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available How Do I Talk To My Brother? ... CD 11.99

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Bobby Previte's Empty SuitsSlay The Suitors ... CD
Avant/DIW (Japan), 1994. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Jazz, Deep Funk) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Alex PudduFrom The Beginning ... LP
Al Dente (Denmark), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
Alex Puddu's going right back to the beginning here – serving up some tight, sharp sounds that are very much in the 70s funk mode that first gave him inspiration! And this time around, he's got Lonnie Jordan from War on board – singing on three of the album's great tracks – which ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2011. New Copy ... $22.99
Classic-styled funk from Alex Puddu – not only the greatest record we've heard from him so far, but a set that's definitely worthy of its "golden age" claim in the title! The music is all new, but it was done for a series of short Danish porno films from the 70s – and Puddu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography Vol 2 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2014. New Copy ... $24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD!)

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Alex PudduMark Of The Devil ... LP
Al Dente (France), 2017. New Copy ... $26.99
A wild shift in sound from the enigmatic Alex Puddu – as you might guess from the cover – not the straighter funk of some of his previous records, but instead a richly-crafted album that owes plenty to the golden age of Italian soundtracks! As part of that approach, Puddu works here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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PutbacksPutbacks ... CD
Hope Street (Australia), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Turns out, white men can jump – at least on the cover of this album by the Australian funk group Putbacks – but maybe that's also because they're reaching to the skies to expand their style! The record's never just straight funk – as these guys have all these darker elements ... read more CD

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Eli Paperboy ReedEli Paperboy Reed Meets High & Mighty Brass Band (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Yep Roc, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A great combination of contemporary soul talents – the blue-eyed soul vocals of Eli Reed and the horn-heavy rhythms of the High & Mighty Brass Band! The setting's a nice one for Eli, and has a rootsy feel that you don't get on some of his other records – and in addition to the ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – with download!)

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Rhythm Rhyme RevolutionRhythm Rhyme Revolution 1 ... CD
Sharpeye (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $4.99
A contemporary set, but one that reaches back to the earlier years of the London funk scene – given that it not only features work from Gareth Tasker and Barrie Sharpe, but also includes contributions from members of Beggar & Co and 23 Skidoo! The sound's almost got a classic acid jazz ... read more CD
Also available Rhythm Rhyme Revolution 1 ... LP 12.99

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Rhythm Rhyme RevolutionRhythm Rhyme Revolution 1 ... LP
Sharpeye (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
A contemporary set, but one that reaches back to the earlier years of the London funk scene – given that it not only features work from Gareth Tasker and Barrie Sharpe, but also includes contributions from members of Beggar & Co and 23 Skidoo! The sound's almost got a classic acid jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 copies!)
Also available Rhythm Rhyme Revolution 1 ... CD 4.99

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RodinaEx-Anima ... CD
Now Again, 2017. Used ... $3.99
Very cool sounds from Jay Whitefield of The Whitefield Brothers – an artist you might know from his funky work in that group, and in the excellent Poets Of Rhythm and Karl Hector & The Malcouns – three combos that were always dedicated to reworking the best funky styles of the 60s ... (Rock, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Royal Krunk Orchestra (Russell Gunn)Get It How You Live ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
No krunk here, at least not in the familiar set – as the album features trumpeter Russell Gunn working with a host of hip young players in the Atlanta scene – reworking modern rhythms with a very cool funky jazz approach! These guys have definitely grown up on hip hop – at least ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Rugged NuggetsYo Todo Tu Yo/Tsunami ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2012. New Copy ... $5.99
A cool little groove from this mysterious funky combo! "Yo Todo Tu Yo" has a slight Latin vibe – as you might expect from the title – but is also this hip midtempo funk number done with snapping drums and watery keyboards – kind shimmering next to the tight breaks, ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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SetentaWe Latin Like That ... CD
Latin Big Note (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
They may be Latin, but they're also pretty darn funky – and also seem to have picked up the best Brazilian funk currents of the 70s – which they use here to turn out their best album to date! There's lots of echoes of the era of Tim Maia and Toni Tornado, but mixed with some slightly ... read more CD
Also available We Latin Like That ... LP 22.99

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SetentaWe Latin Like That ... LP
Latin Big Note (France), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
They may be Latin, but they're also pretty darn funky – and also seem to have picked up the best Brazilian funk currents of the 70s – which they use here to turn out their best album to date! There's lots of echoes of the era of Tim Maia and Toni Tornado, but mixed with some slightly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We Latin Like That ... CD 18.99

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Sha La DasLove In The Wind ... CD
Dunham/Daptone, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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 CD

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Sky HiTestify ... LP
GED Soul, 2011. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A nice one from Nashville modern funk veterans Sky Hi – balancing hard grooving grit and emotionally resonant soulfulness on this great set for the increasingly impressive GED Soul label! The group has been kicking around the region for the better part of a decade leading up to this album, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray marble vinyl.)

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✨✧ Sly5thAveInvisible Man – An Orchestral Tribute To Dr Dre ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 11.99
An orchestral homage to Dr Dre spearheaded by Brooklyn's Sylvester Onyejiaka, aka Sly5thAve – fleshing out hooks and melodies from throughout Dre's career, from classic singles to deep cuts, into large scale jazzy soul – with a stellar roster of guests including Mark De Clive-Lowe, DJ ... read more CD

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Gizelle SmithRuthless Day ... LP
Jalapeno (Spain), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
Gizelle Smith got caught in the rain on the cover – but you'd hardly know that, given the sunny, upbeat vibe of the album! Smith's a singer who's been bubbling under for years, and this sweet little set may be the one that breaks her out to the big time – as the album has her going ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Solar ShieldReesis/Beeturia ... 7-inch
Austin Boogie Crew, 2014. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
"Reesis" is a sweet bit of instrumental electro funk from Solar Shield – almost a small combo version of an 80s track by Zapp – but retooled for a funky 45 sort of sound! Keyboards are great – and really take off on "Beeturia" – a tune with an equally ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to just 300 copies!)

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Andre SolomkoLe Deltaplane ... LP
Favorite (France), 2018. New Copy ... $24.99
Great sounds from Andre Solomko – an artist who's been giving us some great 70s-styled music in recent years, and may well have topped himself with this fantastic set! Andre plays alto and soprano sax, in a setting that's got the warm glow of a sweet 70s fusion record – but this time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Soul SurfersSignals/My Crew (inst) ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2017. New Copy ... $12.99
One of the coolest tracks from this sweet funky combo – a number that begins with a bit of spacey electronics, then has this drum beat that snaps into a groove – while lots more electric sounds sparkle out along the rhythms! "My Crew" is done here as an instrumental – ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 250 copies.)

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✨✧ Stance BrothersKind Soul ... CD
Ricky Tick (Finland), 2008. Used ... $7.99
One of the coolest combos so far on the mighty Ricky Tick Records – a trio arranged and produced by Teddy Rok, and one with a cracklingly lean approach to rhythm! Instrumentation is heavy on vibes, percussion, and keyboards – and the tunes have a style that's a bit funkier than other ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print, slight crease through traycard artwork.)

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StepkidsTroubadour ... CD
Stones Throw, 2013. Used ... $7.99
A sprawling second album from Stones Throw psych, funk, fusion, rock, beathead genre blenders The Stepkids – mixing up diverse styles as adventurously as they've done to date – and delivering tighter stand alone songs than before! The Stepkids are certainly omniverous fans of all kinds ... read more CD

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StuffOld Dreams New Planet ... LP
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
A very cool little combo – one that almost sounds like a funk band working with broken instruments! Stuff are really out to do something new here – borrowing bits of jazz and funk, then weaving together a sound that's equal parts acoustic and electric – but which has lots of fuzz ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Old Dreams New Planets ... CD 13.99

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StuffOld Dreams New Planets ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $13.99
A very cool little combo – one that almost sounds like a funk band working with broken instruments! Stuff are really out to do something new here – borrowing bits of jazz and funk, then weaving together a sound that's equal parts acoustic and electric – but which has lots of fuzz ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Old Dreams New Planet ... LP 19.99

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Sugarman ThreeSugar's Boogaloo ... LP
Desco, 1998. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the first great albums on the now-legendary Desco label – proof that classic funk was alive and well on at the end of the 20th century! Sugarman Three is an organ-heavy combo led by tenor saxophonist Neal Sugarman – a great player with an ear for classic 60s styles of labels ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Daptone pressing.)

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Sugarman ThreeWhat The World Needs Now ... LP
Daptone, 2012. Near Mint- ... $13.99
The return of the great ones – and quite possibly the funkiest album ever from The Sugarman Three – a crowning achievement for this funky combo that we've loved for years! The core trio is still in place – soaring Hammond, tight tenor, and heavy drums – but they've also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the shrink, with download code.)

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✨✧ Sure Fire Soul EnsembleAragon/El Nino ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99 8.99
This one leaps into the groove right from the start – with this dipping bassline that can't help but set fire to the rest of the instruments – as the whole thing moves fast and really takes off in a flurry of bass, drums, and horns – almost with the energy of a vintage JBs cut! ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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Sure Fire Soul EnsembleCity Heights/Strollin Adams ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2014. New Copy ... $5.99
A funky groove, but a warm one too – with this great guitar part that sets the whole thing up with some sweet colors over funky beats – which are then echoed by a mighty nice horn section too! The whole thing almost feels like a lost Archie Bell instrumental from "Tighten Up" ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Gabriel TajeuIntroduction To Gabriel Tajeu ... CD
Legere (France), 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
A great introduction to the voice of Gabriel Tajeu – a singer who has this way of grabbing us right from the very first note, with a vibe that's classic enough to have made him huge way back in the 70s! Gabriel's music has a sound that's as sunny as the image on the cover – a style ... read more CD

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James Taylor QuartetRochester Mass ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Keyboard James Taylor works here in a very unique setting – but one that's totally great, as well – and which really seems to give his music a very fresh vibe! The title's no lie – as Taylor's working in a mass-like format, complete with a large vocal choir – but the result ... read more CD
Also available Rochester Mass ... CD 4.99

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James Taylor QuartetRochester Mass ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), 2015. Used ... $4.99
Keyboard James Taylor works here in a very unique setting – but one that's totally great, as well – and which really seems to give his music a very fresh vibe! The title's no lie – as Taylor's working in a mass-like format, complete with a large vocal choir – but the result ... read more CD
Also available Rochester Mass ... CD 6.99

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Jr Thomas & The VolcanosRockstone ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99 13.98
A sweet second album from Jr Thomas & The Volcanos – a contemporary group, but one who get the sound of late 60s Kingston just right! These guys are to reggae and rocksteady what the Dap-Kings are to classic funk – younger modern artists who are completely devoted to finding the ... (Reggae, Deep Funk) read more CD
Also available Rockstone ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ Jr Thomas & The VolcanosRockstone ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A sweet second album from Jr Thomas & The Volcanos – a contemporary group, but one who get the sound of late 60s Kingston just right! These guys are to reggae and rocksteady what the Dap-Kings are to classic funk – younger modern artists who are completely devoted to finding the ... (Reggae, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)
Also available Rockstone ... CD 10.99

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Ural Thomas & The PainRight Time ... CD
Tender Loving Empire, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Mighty nice work from Ural Thomas – an underground soul legend, finally restored to proper form here – thanks to excellent backing from The Pain! The group have this great groove that's beautifully balanced by Ural's vocals – a sense of focus that grooves along in modes that move ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Includes download!)
Also available Right Time ... LP 17.99

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Ural Thomas & The PainRight Time ... LP
Tender Loving Empire, 2018. New Copy ... $17.99 19.98
Mighty nice work from Ural Thomas – an underground soul legend, finally restored to proper form here – thanks to excellent backing from The Pain! The group have this great groove that's beautifully balanced by Ural's vocals – a sense of focus that grooves along in modes that move ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Right Time ... CD 12.99

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Throttle Elevator Music feat Kamasi WashingtonRetrorespective ... LP
Wide Hive, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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TriforceTriforce's 5ive ... CD
Jazz Refreshed (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $8.99
A hard-hitting electric combo from the currently explosive London scene – a group who initially began as a trio, hence their name (also a reference to Legend Of Zelda!) – but who wisely added in the guitar of Mansur Brown to further sharpen the corners of their sound! The lineup ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Tuxedo with ZappShy (vocal, inst) ... 7-inch
Stones Throw, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 9.99
Tuxedo work here with Zapp – but at level that has the Troutman legacy very much back in full form! The basslines, rhythms, and vocoder bits are very much like you'd hear from the group in their early 80s prime – maybe just warmed up a bit with the undeniable Tuxedo love of a good hook ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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UebertribeBrand New U ... LP
Legere (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
A funky instrumental combo, but one who are maybe a bit more freewheeling than some of their contemporaries – both in their sense of style, and historical range of a groove! The album's got a great tribute to Prince, but also steps back to more 60s and 70s modes – shifting effortlessly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Unbelievable TwoPower Plant ... LP
Legere (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Great grooves from two contemporary cats who really love the sound of classic boogie – working here in a live analogue setting with a mighty great sound! The rhythms are strong, but simple – filled with excellent work on bass, guitar, and plenty of keyboards – almost feeling like ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300!)

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Vaudou GameOtodi ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Man, these guys just keep getting better and better – and this smoker of an album really rewards all the faith we've had in Vaudou Game right from the start! The album was recorded in Togo, with a sharp funky style that partly echoes the James Brown Band of the late 60s – but also has ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Ruby Velle & The SoulphonicsCall Out My Name/Love Less Blind (colored vinyl pressing) ... 7-inch
Soulphonics, 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $7.99 8.99
A loud, proud tune from Ruby Velle – and one that's also got some great backing vocals from a trio that includes the lovely Chantae Cann! The track's got this almost-dark edge, and feels like one of the more powerful tracks we've ever heard from Ruby – and it's backed here by "Love ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(On colored vinyl!)

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Ruby Velle & The SoulphonicsStage Of All Things ... CD
Soulphonics, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
Ruby Velle's got one of those voices that will no doubt make her huge – soaring and powerful, right from the very first notes – with a capable confidence that could probably take on just about any style of music, but which is especially great here in the company of the Soulphonics combo! ... read more CD

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✨✧ Willie West & The Soul InvestigatorsI Just Can't Leave You Alone (vocal, inst) ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Massive drums really get this one going – a hard, heavy, almost-classic drum break that begins the tune – and sounds great next to the more easygoing vocals of Willie West – as he brings a great deep soul touch to the tune, alongside this floating flute played by Jimi Tenor! ... (Funky 45's, Deep Funk) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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White BlindsGet To Steppin (with bonus download) ... LP
F Spot, 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
These guys might just be a trio – with Hammond organ, guitar, and drums – but like the best lineups of their sort in the 60s, they already know how to do a heck of a lot with a little – and maybe even use the freedom of their lean lineup to be even more creative from a rhythmic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Adrian YoungeAdrian Younge Presents Voices Of Gemma – Instrumentals ... LP
Linear Labs, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 20.98
The lovely ladies of the Voices Of Gemma have been booted off this version of their project with Adrian Younge – as the set's all instrumental, and instead focuses on those wonderful beats and baroque sounds that make the core project so great! Without the singers, the vibe is very similar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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