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XThe best of the contemporary soul underground -- Eric Roberson, Ed Motta, D'Angelo, Incognito, Jose James, Monday Michiru, and many more!

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✨✧ Ambrose AkinmusireOrigami Harvest ... CD
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Maybe the first album by Ambrose Akinmusire to carry a parental advisory warning on the front – and for good reason, too – as there's a powerful message here that really goes beyond the style of his previous albums! The set's clearly a product of the Trump moment – with rhymes by ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Aloe BlaccChristmas Funk ... CD
Aloe Blacc, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
A full on funky soul Christmas gift from Aloe Blacc! AB wasn't messing around with the title here, he delivers genuinely funky Christmas cheer from beginning to end, all the more endearingly so, as it's rooted strongly in new original songs rather than leaning on the classic Christmas songbook like ... (Holiday Music, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Anderson PaakMalibu ... LP
Steel Wool, 2016. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 24.98
A brilliant creative leap for singer/rhymer/producer Anderson .Paak as a solo star – released months after his standout, near show-stealing moments on Dr. Dre's Compton record! .Paak's proved himself a stellar collaborator many times over by the time Malibu dropped, and here he proves a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Anderson PaakOxnard (with bonus track) ... CD
12T/Aftermath, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Cinematic hip hop soul from Anderson.Paak named after a seaside city west of Los Angeles, CA – but it's not Malibu, it's the stunning follow up Oxnard – a little looser, more diverse, and ultimately just as impressive set from this still rising talent! The uber-impressive guest list ... read more CD

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India ArieTestimony Vol 1 – Life & Relationship ... CD
Motown, 2006. Used ... $4.99
India Arie continues her sensuous journey in sound – working here in the same earthy blend of acoustic and electric elements that made other records so great, and showing that she's still one of the strongest voices in contemporary soul! The record's got a personal, intimate quality that's ... read more CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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India Arie & Supercat/Beenie ManVideo (Remix) (album, inst, acapella)/Bad Man Bizness (album, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Fubu, 2001. Very Good+ ... $0.99
(Reggae, Neo Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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AstronauticaDeath Valley ... CD
Alpha Pup, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Death Valley is emblazoned on the cover, and portrayed inside the CD gatefold too – but the music here is more cosmic than earthy – served up in these warm washes of electro elements that are totally great – dreamily tripping over the landscape in a laidback yet soulful sort of ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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K AvettLioness ... CD
K Avett, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99
A great soul singer, and one with a very positive vibe – a sound that maybe grabs us the same way we felt when we first heard Jill Scott – and that's saying a heck of a lot! As you might guess from the title, K Avett's a singer who's not to be taken lightly – yet while her ... read more CD

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Roy AyersMahogany Vibe ... CD
Roy Ayers, 2003. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Roy Ayers is back – and sounding as great as ever! Honest, this is his best CD in years – done at a stripped-down, back-to-basics level that's extremely wonderful – sort of a blend of the Polydor years and his later Uno Melodic recordings! There's a definite underground soul ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Erykah BaduBaduizm ... LP
MCA, 1997. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
A landmark debut from the mighty Erykah Badu – a record that really set the world on fire when it first appeared – and which continues to blow our minds all these many years later! There's a simple, straightforward grace to the album that comes through immediately – as Erykah ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Erykah BaduMama's Gun ... LP
Motown, 2000. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
A millennial classic from Erykah Badu – a record that came along right as the current century was starting up, to show a soulful path that would keep things strong for many years to come! The album grabbed a bigger audience than Erykah's first, but still kept things strong – really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Drika BarbosaEspelho ... CD
Pommelo (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
A nice little EP from Brazilian soul singer Drika Barbosa – an artist we're only discovering with this release, but who we expect to be hearing from in years to come! Drika's got a smooth flow on most tracks – one that really seems inspired by better American R&B of recent years, ... (Brazil, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Beady BelleDedication ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
Beady Belle never lets us down – and even though the lady's been making music for well over a decade, she still turns out some of the most consistently thoughtful soul we can think of! Forget the fact that the singer's on a Norwegian label, as the lyrics here are all in English, backed by ... read more CD

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Beady BelleAt Welding Bridge ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2010. New Copy ... $9.99
A beautiful album from Beady Belle – the group and wonderful vessel for the seductive, entrancing voice and songs of Beate S. Lech – possibly their best yet! Beady Belle have made deeply engaging blend of modern jazzy soul and beautiful mood music for most of the outs, taking a step ... read more CD

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Bet.e & StefJazz/Bossa Nova ... LP
Bet.e & Stef Records/Return To Analog (Canada), 1997. New Copy ... $19.99
A beautiful selection of early work by the Candian bossa duo of Bet.e & Stef – a great team that makes some really musical magic together – with a vibe that's quite different than anything you might expect from the Great White North! The feel here is like perfect 60s bossa – ... (Brazil, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Big HustleAfrorever EP ... LP
Betino's (France), 2017. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A mighty soulful combo from the Paris scene – and one who aren't afraid to pick up a bit of global influence too! The core sound of the group comes from wonderful Fender Rhodes, guitar, and some occasional saxes – over rhythms that are funky in a variety of ways – but more soul-in ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BigyukiReaching For Chiron ... CD
Likely, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99
Fantastic future soul from Bigyuki – an artist who's got a really far-reaching vision for his music – even though his sound is very stripped down overall! The music here is almost a science fiction take on contemporary soul – with these really wonderful, almost sinister keyboards ... read more CD
Also available Reaching For Chiron (Japanese version) ... CD 14.99

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BigyukiReaching For Chiron (Japanese version) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
Fantastic future soul from Bigyuki – an artist who's got a really far-reaching vision for his music – even though his sound is very stripped down overall! The music here is almost a science fiction take on contemporary soul – with these really wonderful, almost sinister keyboards ... read more CD
Also available Reaching For Chiron ... CD 13.99

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Blood OrangeNegro Swan ... CD
Domino, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
The cover of this album by Blood Orange – aka Devonte Hynes – might imply a sort of weary bleakness – but given the quality of the music, the whole thing can't help but elevate our spirits – even if Hynes is digging even deeper than usual with his subject matter! The songs ... read more CD

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Blue SixBeautiful Tomorrow ... CD
Naked/Astralwerks, 2001. Used ... $4.99
Sweetly soulful grooves, in the best Naked Music tradition! The tracks have a laidback groove – slightly chilled out, with lots of warm beats and basslines. At some level, there's not a heck of a lot going on in the tracks – but they do flow together nicely, in the kind of candy-coated ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kadhja BonetChildqueen ... LP
Fat Possum, 2016. Near Mint- ... $18.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink vinyl pressing.)

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✨✧ Kadhja BonetVisitor ... LP
Fat Possum, 2016. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful set of psych soul from Kadhja Bonet –with a dreamy quality unlike anything else we've heard lately! After an intro that feels almost like it's setting up an experimental hip hop instrumentals set, The Visitor quickly turns into a beautiful showcase for Kadjha Bonet's gentle, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the shrink, including the printed inner sleeve and download card.)

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Brand New HeaviesGet Used To It ... CD
Delicious Vinyl, 2006. Used ... $2.99
N'Dea Davenport returns to the Brand New Heavies – and the result is one of the greatest records from the group in many many years! The sound's here is totally wonderful – a real return to the classic funk of the Brand New Heavies' roots – and having N'Dea back in the vocal chair ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Gregg Kofi BrownTogether As One ... CD
Nicolosi (Italy), 2005. Used ... $0.99
... CD

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Ronald Bruner JrTriumph ... LP
World Galaxy/Alpha Pup, 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99 25.98
A very well-titled album – given that the whole thing's a real triumph from Ronald Bruner Jr – who serves up some wonderful vocals alongside his work on drums – in a set that's got a swirlingly cosmic approach to soul! The album's overflowing with hip talents from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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C-NarioTurn Around ... CD
Chi City, 2001. Used ... $12.99
The Chicago soul girl group tradition lives again – in this trio of lovelies who are the latest project from legendary producer Clarence Johnson! Clarence was the production talent behind some of the best underground 70s harmony groups from Chicago – like The Lovelites and Brighter ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Terry CallierTotal Recall ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2003. Used ... $4.99
The genius of Terry Callier – remixed! One of the greatest things to happen to Chicago soul legend Callier in recent years was his discovery by a host of cutting edge producers and DJs on the European scene – important talents who took his work to a whole new audience, by fusing Terry's ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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Chantae CannJourney To Golden ... CD
Atlanta/Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Chante Cann really blew us away with her debut – and she seems to sound even better here – working with a new level of complexity in her music, while still coming across with all the soulful richness of the previous set! Acoustic piano features strongly in the sound – balancing ... read more CD

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Louis CatoStarting Now ... CD
RSVP, 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 13.00
Nice work from Louis Cato – a singer with a style that warmly crackles along with his grooves – partly in a soul-based mode, but with more of the depth of the singer/songwriter world – as Louis is clearly an artist who doesn't care which genre he appeals to the most! That's not ... read more CD

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Ty CauseyN-Tysing – Rekindled ... CD
I Spy Soul, 2006. Used ... $9.99
A mix of smooth jazz and Neo Soul from Ty Causey – a keyboardist and singer with a warm and mellow style! Ty's got a style that runs back to Marvin Gaye of the mid 70s, through the quiet storm sound of the 80s, and into the mellow jazz mode of certain 90s artists – all presented here ... read more CD

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Reginald ChapmanPrototype ... CD
Fresh Selects, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Reginald Chapman plays a bass trombone here – but at a level that's a lot groovier than just about anyone else we've ever heard on the instrument! Chapman takes the unlikely horn into some wonderfully soulful territory – almost using its depth to create a leaner take on bigger brassier ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Neneh CherryBroken Politics ... CD
Smalltown Supersound (Sweden), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
One of the greatest things about Neneh Cherry in recent years is the way she's developed a strong sense of creative collaboration – which she definitely continues here, on a record done with great help from Keiran Hebden! Hebden produced, mixed, and co-wrote much of the set – and most ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Broken Politics ... LP 19.99

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Neneh CherryBroken Politics ... LP
Smalltown Supersound (Sweden), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99 21.98
One of the greatest things about Neneh Cherry in recent years is the way she's developed a strong sense of creative collaboration – which she definitely continues here, on a record done with great help from Keiran Hebden! Hebden produced, mixed, and co-wrote much of the set – and most ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Broken Politics ... CD 12.99

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Cody ChestnuttLanding On A Hundred ... CD
Vibration Vineyard, 2012. Used ... $4.99
Ten years since his underground Headphone Masterpiece and Cody Chesnutt is finally back with a proper follow up – one that has a more fully-fleshed out production – and it's pretty damn great! There's some striking differences in approach, but thankfully, the idiosyncratic creative ... read more CD

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Children Of ZeusTravel Light ... LP
First Word (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Beautifully bottom-heavy sounds from Children of Zeus – a British duo who effortlessly blend together elements from hip hop and contemporary soul – very much in the spirit of the London sounds that first pricked up our ears at the start of the 90s, even if the approach here is much more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Children Of ZeusTravel Light (with bonus Story So Far CD) ... CD
First Word (UK), 2018. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
Beautifully bottom-heavy sounds from Children of Zeus – a British duo who effortlessly blend together elements from hip hop and contemporary soul – very much in the spirit of the London sounds that first pricked up our ears at the start of the 90s, even if the approach here is much more ... read more CD
(Includes the bonus CD!)
Also available Travel Light ... LP 24.99

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Mike CityFeel Good Agenda Vol 1 ... CD
BBE (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
They definitely got the title right on this one – as the music is so upbeat and positive, it's certainly got a feel good agenda! Mike City does a wonderful job of mixing clubby rhythms with deeper soul currents – getting help from an amazing array of guests talents along the way – ... read more CD

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Steven A ClarkWhere Neon Goes To Die ... CD
Secretly Canadian, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
Really compelling music from Steven A Clark – a singer who's definitely in a contemporary soul vein, but who also seems to be using all these references from the 80s – but in an unusual way! Unlike other singers who go straight for an 80s bass or boogie mode, Steven instead almost ... read more CD
Also available Where Neon Goes To Die (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 14.99

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Steven A ClarkWhere Neon Goes To Die (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Secretly Canadian, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
Really compelling music from Steven A Clark – a singer who's definitely in a contemporary soul vein, but who also seems to be using all these references from the 80s – but in an unusual way! Unlike other singers who go straight for an 80s bass or boogie mode, Steven instead almost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition yellow vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Where Neon Goes To Die ... CD 11.99

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Benjamin ClementineAt Least For Now ... CD
Virgin, 2015. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
The fantastic first album from Benjamin Clementine – one of the most unique talents we've heard in years – and a singer with a sound that's as wonderful as it is hard to describe! At some level, there's a bit of jazz in Clementine's music – at least in the way he can croon along ... read more CD

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Benjamin ClementineI Tell A Fly ... CD
Virgin, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
One of the most unique artists we've heard in years – and one who will no doubt be setting the world on fire for years to come! Benjamin Clementine's a singer, but also a poet – inspired by jazz and classical music, yet working here in neither – and instead, finding a path that's ... read more CD

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Con BrioExplorer (colored vinyl) ... LP
Transistor Sound, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
Infectious live band soul from Con Brio! It's a 7-piece band based in San Francisco, but their sound and boundless energy draws all over the stylistic map, and spans eras, too. There's a bit of a timeless pop soul vibe with charismatic vocals and big, memorable hooks – backed by cool ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Colored vinyl pressing!)

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D InfluenceD-Influence Presents D-Vas (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Pony Canyon (Japan), 2002. Used ... $9.99
A motherlode of modern female soul – produced by the D-Influence team, and featuring a wealth of singers from the club and NuSoul underground! The production is excellent – smooth, soulful, with enough of a kick to get a good number of tracks onto the dancefloor – and overall, ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Terence Trent D'Arby (Sananda Maitreya)Wildcard! (Joker's edition) ... CD
Compendia/Sanada, 2004. Used ... $5.99
A really surprising little set from Terence Trent D'Arby – aka Sananda Maitreya – light years ahead of his mainstream pop work from the 80s! The album's got a wicked indie feel to it – rougher than you'd expect from Terence, with an earthy, homegrown groove that filled with lots ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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D'Nell1st Magic ... CD
BBE (UK), 2005. Used ... $9.99
A crackling bit of British soul from D'Nell – the duo of keyboardist Dan Jones and singer Ellie Hajee – stepping forth here with a bold new groove that's one of the best we've heard from the UK in years! There's a simple, uncluttered feel to the set – one that avoids some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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D'AngeloBrown Sugar ... CD
Capitol, 1995. Used ... $2.99
A record that was an instant classic from the moment it was first released – and a set that's still pretty darn pleasing all these many years later! At a time when mainstream soul was often too smooth or too poppy, D'Angelo came along and not only found a way to return the music to the years ... read more CD

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Anthony David3 Chords & The Truth ... CD
Brash, 2004. Used ... $6.99
A nicely stripped-down debut from Atlanta native Anthony David – a songwriter and vocalist who recalls Bill Withers and Terry Callier with his deeply soulful, and often quite folksy groove – albeit with modern production values! The best bits on the album are the acoustic-based touches ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Anthony DavidAcey Duecy ... CD
Universal, 2008. Used ... $1.99
Anthony David keeps on getting better and better – to a point where a record like this really makes us say "damn, why isn't this guy one of the world's biggest soul stars?" The music is completely seductive – mellow beats, acoustic guitar, and David's raspy real soul vocals ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Anthony DavidHello Like Before – The Songs Of Bill Withers ... CD
Shanachie, 2018. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
A really great combination of talents – the songs of Bill Withers and the vocals of Anthony David – a singer whose acoustic undercurrents make him a perfect partner for Bill's music! If anything, the presentation here might be even more spare and stripped-down than Withers' originals ... read more CD

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✨✧ DavinaBest Of Both Worlds ... LP
Loud, 1998. Very Good+ 2LP ... $9.99
Davina's debut LP, cut in the late 90s at a time when the neo-classic soul movement was still getting rolling. The sound here is not fully in the nusoul mode, but the songs are all not only written by Davina, but also produced and performed entirely by her, and though there is some hip hop and ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James DaySong Soul Spirit (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
James Day Songs, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
James Day has always been one heck of a collaborative fellow – but this time around, he seems to be even more so than ever – as the album's overflowing with an insane amount of guests artists – a huge lineup that includes Gordon Chambers, Tony Terry, Audrey Wheeler, Glenn Jones, ... read more CD
(CD includes 2 bonus tracks not on the digital version!)

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Chico DebargeLong Time No See ... CD
Kedar, 1997. Used ... $1.99
(Soul, Neo Soul) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole, case has a clear promo sticker.)

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Raheem DeVaughnDecade Of A Love King ... CD
BMG, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
We're not sure we're ready to call Raheem DeVaughn the love king – he'd have to face down Barry White and Marvin Gaye for that title – and he's actually given us more than a decade of music (we've been following him since his early self-released days) – but these are all hardly ... read more CD

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Raheem DeVaughnUntil (main, radio, inst) ... 12-inch
Jive, 2003. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Conya DossClear ... CD
Conyadosssongs, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
The music of Conya Doss has been making our world a whole lot better for many years now – and even after nearly two decades, the lady hasn't lost her touch at all! In fact, Doss emerges here with a new sense of maturity that only seems to deepen her songwriting – which was already ... read more CD

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DweleFind A Way (album, inst)/Truth (album, inst) ... 12-inch
Virgin, 2003. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Two cuts from Dwele's Subject LP – one of the most anticipated Nusoul releases on the horizon! "Find A Way" is a romantic groover with some REALLY sweet soul guitar work, a trippy synth backdrop, and breathy romantic lead vocals, clearly modeled after the giants of 70s soul, but ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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DweleHold On (radio edit, lp radio edit, lp inst, lp radio edit acappella. rmx ext, rmx inst) ... 12-inch
Virgin, 2004. Very Good+ ... $2.99
The remix is produced by Kanye West, and features Consequence. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Sonny Emory's CachetLove Is The Greatest ... CD
GRP (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
Sonny Emory's a drummer, but he's got some great help here in his funky Cachet combo – singers on just about every track, who really help to flesh out the soulful sound of the set! The core grooves come from Sonny working the drum kit, and adding in keyboards and other instruments too – ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatEsso! Afrojam Funkbeat ... CD
Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2015. New Copy ... $3.99 9.98
Sweet work from a great Chicago combo – one who go way past the usual grooves you might expect from an ensemble of this nature! Sure, these guys have "Afro" in their name, but they don't just play Fela-styled sounds – and instead step into a warm, wide range of sounds – ... (Global Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatJuntos ... LP
Sonic Octopus/Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 15.00
A mix of timeless and modern Afro Latin grooves from Chicago's excellent Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat! Stylistically, the sky is the limit with this Esso!, with arrangements that roll from a broad palette of Latin jazz & soul instrumentation to more of a modern dancefloor vibe, and from instrumentals ... (Global Grooves, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of just 200 copies!)

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✨✧ Adriana EvansAdriana Evans ... LP
Loud/BMG, 1997. Very Good+ 2LP ... $24.99
A late 90s effort from this west coast singer, on the cusp of the NuSoul movement, and with a nice nod in that direction, betraying her jazzy pedigree. With some great production courtesy Dred Scott, who had released a nice hip hop LP a few years earlier, that was largely slept on, this Lp has a ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, index label, and a bent corner.)

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✨✧ Peven EverettSpeed Of Light ... CD
Studio Confessions, 2002. Used ... $3.99
Excellent work from Peven Everett – another one of his home-made underground soul CDs, issued by Peven himself as a big "F#$% You" to the major labels that have screwed around with him in the past! The CD is a brilliant mix of soul, jazz, house, and touches of Afro-centric rhythms ... read more CD
(Note that each of these is handmade by Peven – so that the items will have a self-produced, homemade look to them that differs from CD to CD – although the music is great, and that production makes these one of a kind items!)

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Fertile GroundBlack Is. . . ... CD
Blackout, 2004. Used ... $9.99
Essential wisdom, knowledge, and grooves from one of the greatest groups going! Fertile Ground may hail from Baltimore, but they've got a global impact – and are one of the few combos we can think of with a power to rival the most righteous groups of the 70s. Fertile Ground's power lies not ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear.)

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Fiidla & the Chocolat WireworksState Of Things ... CD
Fiidla, 2004. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Digipack case has some edgewear.)

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Girl Named NinoMoonlight Daughter ... CD
Moonlight Daughter, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99 15.00
Captivating, genre-defying indie soul from Girl Named Nino – a girl originally from Tbilisi, Georgia who has long called the Chicago area home, has a sound as far reaching as her travels, but it still feels intimate and personal! Her voice is front-and-center throughout Moonlight Daughter, in ... read more CD

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Curtis HardingFace Your Fear ... CD
Anti, 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 13.98
The cover looks a lot like a vintage soul album from the 70s – and the whole thing sounds a lot like one too – as the vocals of Curtis Harding are maybe even more wonderful here than on his debut album, and set up with these majestic grooves that are completely outta sight! The record ... read more CD
Also available Face Your Fear ... LP 17.99

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Curtis HardingFace Your Fear ... LP
Anti, 2017. New Copy Gatefold ... $17.99 19.99
The cover looks a lot like a vintage soul album from the 70s – and the whole thing sounds a lot like one too – as the vocals of Curtis Harding are maybe even more wonderful here than on his debut album, and set up with these majestic grooves that are completely outta sight! The record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing. Includes download!)
Also available Face Your Fear ... CD 8.99

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Jeremiah Lloyd HarmonJeremiah Lloyd Harmon ... CD
Harding Street Assembly Lab, 2017. Used ... $1.99

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Lalah HathawayHonestly ... LP
Caroline, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
That's an 8-bit version of Lalah Hathaway on the cover, and there's a bit of that vibe in the music – these spare electronic bits and bobs, which sound surprisingly great next to the fullness of her vocals! The approach is really unique, and yet another wonderful chapter in Lalah's career ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mayer HawthorneHow Do You Do ... CD
Universal Republic, 2011. Used ... $5.99
Mayer Hawthorne moves to the majors on How Do You Do – bringing that fun, neo classic bedroom soul sound he did so well on Stones Throw with him – pretty much picking up right where Strange Arrangement left off! The Mayer Hawthorne story was a strange one from the start – white ... read more CD
(Small drill hole through case.)

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Mayer HawthorneStrange Arrangement ... CD
Stones Throw, 2009. Used ... $3.99
The full length debut of Mayer Hawthorne for Stones Throw – with both classic Motown and 60s & 70s Detroit indie soul influences, done the right way, and all of it wonderful and true to his heroes – after some promising early singles, we can now say emphatically that Mayer Hawthorne ... read more CD

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Heather HeadleyIn My Mind ... CD
RCA, 2006. Used ... $1.99
An great second set from Heather Headley – well on her way to becoming one of the best mainstream soul divas in years! It's been a few years since we last heard from Heather, but in that time she's sharpened her talents greatly – really deepening her sound and going for a more mature ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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James Hunter SixWhatever It Takes ... LP
Daptone, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 17.98
We'll be the first to admit, we were always a bit suspicious of James Hunter at the start – but over the years, with records this great, he's really won us over – to the point that we're not sure why we even had any question about his music in the first place! The really strong step ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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HUWMusic From The Multiverse ... CD
Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... $4.99 13.99
The cover's got a couple of monkeys playing the music – but the sound here actually comes from bothers Mike and Aaron Dolton – the first of whom plays the drums, the latter who seems to handle just about everything else! Their music is a blend of jazz and soul – sometimes with ... read more CD
Also available Music From The Multiverse ... LP 9.99

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HUWMusic From The Multiverse ... LP
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 17.98
The cover's got a couple of monkeys playing the music – but the sound here actually comes from bothers Mike and Aaron Dolton – the first of whom plays the drums, the latter who seems to handle just about everything else! Their music is a blend of jazz and soul – sometimes with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Music From The Multiverse ... CD 4.99

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IncognitoIncognito Remixed ... LP
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1996. Very Good 2LP ... $14.99
A great package that sees the work of Incognito getting remixes and souped up a bit more – jazzy grooves gone dancefloor, served up by a host of great talents from the mid 90s. 12 tracks in all: "Always There (MAW remix 96)", "Givin It Up (Rober Sanchez Uplifting club ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeves. Cover has an old price sticker.)

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InternetHive Mind ... CD
Columbia, 2018. Used ... $9.99
Stunning soul from The Internet – a group who just seem to get better and better with each new record – to the point where we fell in love with this set after hearing just the first few notes! The sound is wonderful – warm, but funky – bottom-heavy, but soaring to the skies ... read more CD
(Small drill hole through spine.)

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Boney JamesBoney's Funky Christmas ... CD
Warner, 1996. Used ... $3.99

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Jose JamesLean On Me ... CD
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Maybe not the first album to ever pay tribute to the music of the great Bill Withers – but certainly one of the best we've ever heard, thanks to the mighty vocals of Jose James! Over a relatively short career, James has proven to be a singer who can handle himself in just about any setting ... read more CD
Also available Lean On Me ... LP 18.99

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Jose JamesLean On Me ... LP
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
Maybe not the first album to ever pay tribute to the music of the great Bill Withers – but certainly one of the best we've ever heard, thanks to the mighty vocals of Jose James! Over a relatively short career, James has proven to be a singer who can handle himself in just about any setting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lean On Me ... CD 13.99

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Jose JamesNo Beginning No End ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
A great new chapter in the career of Jose James – and a record that really seems to take his already-amazing vocals to a whole new level! In a relatively short career, Jose's already been turning a lot of heads with his work on other projects, his jazz-based recordings, and his debut for ... read more CD

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JhelisaGalactica Rush ... CD
Dorado (UK), 1993. Used ... $6.99
A classic album of jazzy diva soul, and one that put the Dorado label on the map. In spite of the record's age, we still get loads of requests for this one – and for good reason! The production's got that fresh, early '90's UK vibe, with a good mix of classic influences, and freshly crafted ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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JhelisaLanguage Electric ... CD
Dorado (UK), 1997. Used ... $1.99
The second LP from this enigmatic UK soul diva. The album, like her first, has a tightly produced sample-driven funk groove, with lots of warm keyboard touches that work well with Jhelisa's shimmering vocals. There's definitely a bit more spaciness to the production style here, but it works ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Angela JohnsonIt's Personal ... CD
Purpose, 2010. Used ... $9.99
Damn great work from Angela Johnson – just the sort of record to remind us why we've followed her music so eagerly for the past decade or so! Angela's still got a sense of vitality that few other singers can match – a positive, purposeful groove that's as fresh today as when we first ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Allysha JoyAcadie – Raw ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $13.99
Explosively soulful talents from Allysha Joy – a singer who seems to have a lot of her name in her style – this joyous vibe that really matches her fantastic flow – coming across with a sense of spirit that really grabs us from the very first note! Joy hails from the London scene ... read more CD
Also available Acadie – Raw ... LP 19.99

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Allysha JoyAcadie – Raw ... LP
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
Explosively soulful talents from Allysha Joy – a singer who seems to have a lot of her name in her style – this joyous vibe that really matches her fantastic flow – coming across with a sense of spirit that really grabs us from the very first note! Joy hails from the London scene ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Acadie – Raw ... CD 13.99

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Alicia KeysUnbreakable (main) – double a-side promo ... 12-inch
J Records, 2005. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a J sleeve.)

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Michael KiwanukaOut Loud (Live EP) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Interscope, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Great live work from Michael Kiwanuka – most of it performed in larger concert venues, with this majestic power that comes from the singer's incredible vocals! Many of these tracks have a classic soul approach in the instrumentation, but an execution that's fresh and contemporary – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Koffee BrownMars/Venus ... LP
Arista, 2001. Near Mint- 2LP ... $11.99
16 tracks in all including skits. Titles include "Weekend Thing", "After Party", "Chick On Da Side", "Blackout", "All Those Fancy Things", "Quickie", "Hater's Disease", "Qualified" and "Do U See". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has marker through the barcode.)

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Elisabeth KontomanouWaitin for Spring ... CD
Nocturne (France), 2005. Used ... $0.99
(Vocalists, Neo Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Amel LarrieuxGet Up (album, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1999. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Kenny LattimoreWeekend ... CD
Arista, 2001. Used ... $2.99
A bit of a guilty pleasure – but a pretty darn great batch of smooth soul tracks, percolated through with popping beats on most tracks, but also awash in warm keyboards that fit perfectly with Kenny's stretched out vocal approach. Think of D'Angelo with a bit of a mainstream R&B twist, ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Jarrod LawsonJarrod Lawson ... CD
Jarrod Lawson, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99
A stunning debut from Jarrod Lawson – a singer we fell in love with right away – and who we'd rank right up there with some our favorite mellow soul artists of the 70s! Yes, the cover's got a look that's more indie rock – but Jarrod's got this righteous vibe and sense of flow ... read more CD

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LedisiLost & Found ... CD
Verve, 2007. Used ... $3.99
The long-awaited return of Ledisi – an artist we've dug for years, finally getting her shot on a major label! Ledisi's lost nothing in her transition to the big time – and the album's as deeply personal and soulful as her previous indie efforts – a tremendous little record that ... read more CD

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✨✧ LedisiSoul Singer – The Revival ... CD
LeSun, 2003. Used ... $6.99
An excellent bit of modern soul – very much in the vein of Jill Scott, Laurnea, N'Dambi, or some of the other current underground divas from the US indie soul scene! Ledisi's got a heck of a voice – very rich and mellow, in a style that reminds us a bit of classic work by jazzy soul ... read more CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout mark.)

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LedisiTurn Me Loose ... CD
Verve, 2009. Used ... $3.99
Damn great work from Ledisi – an artist who hasn't missed a beat since moving to the majors a few years back – sounding almost funkier than ever before, thanks to some impeccable production and razor-sharp instrumentation! Ledisi's vocals are beyond challenge – old school deep ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Amos LeeAs The Crow Flies ... CD
Blue Note, 2012. Used ... $2.99
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Lee2 + 2 = 5 ... CD
Lee, 2017. Used ... $3.99
Lee may not know his math, but he sure knows how to give us some great music – both back when he was working as the Square Egg, and now when he's out under his own name too! The man's a one man force in underground soul – a very creative songwriter and sharp-edged producer who's always ... read more CD

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Low BlowFirst Book Of Timothy ... LP
Common Good, 2018. New Copy ... $17.99
Some damn funky hip hop – thanks got a great mix of live instrumentation and backup vocals – all of which make the set a perfect fusion of beats, rhymecraft, and contemporary soul! Guests include SandFly, Kellye Hawkins, Britney Johnson, Big Tree, Damani, Uncle Chucc, Definite Mass, ... (Hip Hop, Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Luman ChildTime To Grow (with download) ... LP
Suisa (Switzerland), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
There's always time to grow, but this fresh take on jazzy hip hop soul feels fully ripe and mature to us! Luman Child handles programming, bass, clavinet, Moog, piano and more, brings in a diverse roster of soulful singers, rhymers and instrumental guests, and to all of their credit, it feels lot ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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