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✨✧ Afro Soul ProphecyHeat In The City ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2021. New Copy ... $28.99 32.98
A bright new groove on the Schema Records label – but one that features work from some of the company's real heavyweights in recent years – as the album was conceived and produced by Lucio Cantone (aka Invisible Session), and features tunes written by the funky Alex Puddu – all in ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandExpansions ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 20.99
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band always sound great – but this time around, they feel funkier than before, and maybe a bit more sinister too – a really great change that has us falling in love with the group all over again! There's still plenty of steel drums in the mix – used to ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth ... LP
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 24.98
Funky genius from a mighty unique group – one who've drunk deep on the classic steel band sounds of the 70s, but who've also refined that groove with a contemporary funk approach too! The group's the brainchild of Bjorn Wagner – who you might know from The Mighty Mocambos – and ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurent Bardianne & Etienne JaumetBardianne Jaumet EP ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2022. New Copy ... $14.99
Nicely spare work from these two French musicians – both of whom handle a mix of saxes and keyboards on the record, almost with a vibe that recalls some of the more electro-styled global projects from the European scene of the 80s! The music would almost be a good fit for the early spirit of ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bastards Of SoulCorners ... LP
Eastwood Music Group, 2022. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99 21.99
The last full-length project recorded by The Bastards Of Soul before the too-early passing of lead singer Chadwick Murray – a hell of a soul vocalist, and one who seems poised to rise to the top of his generation with work like this! The album's way more than just a funk group with a singer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JP Bimeni & The Black BeltsGive Me Hope ... LP
Lovemonk (Spain), 2022. New Copy ... $22.99 26.99
A really strong record from JP Bimeni – a soul singer with a style that's all his own, yet one that's also set up here in some nicely classic backings! Bimeni has unusual vocal phrasing that may well come from his Burundian roots, but he also manages to put across a tune with a vibe that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles BradleyBlack Velvet ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2016. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
The great Charles Bradley left this planet all too soon – and although we've got this final album of music to enjoy, it's only a partial consolation for Bradley's early departure! The set's maybe a bit like some of the albums of Otis Redding material that were issued after his passing – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing. Includes download!)

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Charles BradleyChanges (with download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2016. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Jaw-dropping work from Charles Bradley – a stunning album that's maybe his best so far – and that's saying a hell of a lot, given the quality of his previous work! There's a focus and power here that really puts Charles on top – from the bold statement at the start of the record, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Charles BradleyNo Time For Dreaming (plus download) ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2011. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
Gritty, powerful raw soul from Charles Bradley – the full length debut from the 62-year-old Brooklyn singer – backed perfectly by The Menahan Street Band! It's incredible, a record that sounds just as rawly emotional and impeccably soulful in 2011 as it would have in 1971 – much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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BrownoutFear Of A Brown Planet ... LP
Fat Beats, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
The Brownout magic turns towards the world of Public Enemy this time around – in a sweet little record that serves up Latin funk instrumentals of PE classics! The music is hardly hip hop – apart from a few turntable scratches and vocal samples – and instead, the groove is deep ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Budos BandBudos Band III ... LP
Daptone, 2010. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A great third album from Staten Island instrumental funk titans The Budos Band – who've brought eclectic inspiration all along and have always colored from a much broader palette of styles than most of their peers – going even further this time out and delivering their best yet! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bumped corner.)
Also available Budos Band III (includes bonus download) ... LP 13.99

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Budos BandBudos Band III (includes bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2010. New Copy ... $13.99 17.99
A great third album from Staten Island instrumental funk titans The Budos Band – who've brought eclectic inspiration all along and have always colored from a much broader palette of styles than most of their peers – going even further this time out and delivering their best yet! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon for digital download.)
Also available Budos Band III ... LP 11.99

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Calibro 35Blanca – Original Soundtrack. ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2022. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 36.99
A pretty great soundtrack set from Calibro 35 – a group who've been giving us soundtrack-inspired music for years, and who finally get a crack at the real thing here! If you know the group, you'll know that they've got a great ear for classic cinematic modes – especially those on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Calibro 35Dalla Bovisa A Brooklyn EP (with comic book) ... LP
Tannen/Record Kicks (Italy), 2012. New Copy ... $26.99 28.99
An obscure set of unreleased work from this very cool group – material recorded in New York around the same time as their third album – and issued here as maybe a slight appendix to that classic set! The group's always had a classic cinematic approach to funk – heavy on 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 500 copies – and includes comic book!)

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Calibro 35Ogni Riferimento A Persone Esistenti O A Fatti Realmente Accaduti E Puramente Casuale (Any Resemblance To Real Persons Or Actual Facts Is Purely Coincidental) ... LP
Record Kicks (UK), 2012. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
Massive work from Calibro 35 – a group we've been digging on obscure overseas releases – stepping out here on their first American record, and easily their funkiest album to date! The sound is wonderful – still filled with the older Italian soundtrack references that got the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Phil Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass EnsembleKelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2012. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 34.99
An amazing bit of music – and an incredible document of generations of creative jazz energy as well! The legendary Phil Cohran teams up here with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a collective made up of Cohran's sons, who follow strongly in the rich legacy of his own Artistic Heritage group ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble ... CD 5.99

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Cosmic Analog EnsembleExpo Botanica ... LP
Hisstology (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
Jazzy instrumentals from Cosmic Analog Ensemble – aka Charif Megarbane – tunes that use plenty of keyboards and playful rhythms – all at a level that maybe feels like some electric sound library material from the Italian scene of the 70s – or even a bit like the Testcard EP ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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DaktarisSoul Explosion ... LP
Desco/Daptone, 1998. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99 18.99
One of the greatest grooves from the legendary Desco Records years – a brilliant album of modern Afro Funk done by The Daktaris – in a groove that's just as hard-hitting as any of Fela's work from the 70s! The album was one of the first to bring back an older African style to current ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered pressing – with download!)

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Daptone Super Soul RevueDaptone Super Soul Revue – Live At The Apollo (3LP teal vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2014. New Copy 3LP ... $40.99 44.99
A fantastic presentation of all that's wonderful with the mighty Daptone label – one of the hippest, funkiest record companies of the past few decades – the company that gave the world Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, and other great artists – all of whom are heard here in an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition translucent tie-dye teal vinyl pressing! Quantities extremely limited – and also includes a 48 page photo book!)

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Shirley Davis & The SilverbacksKeep On Keepin On ... LP
Lovemonk (Spain), 2022. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
Damn great work from soul singer Shirley Davis – an artist who first started out as a singer with a funk combo, as she is here – but one who's really evolved to the point where she's a richly talented singer who can more than stand in the spotlight on her own! Davis isn't one of these ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Keep On Keepin On ... CD 16.99

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Dos SantosCity Of Mirrors ... LP
International Anthem, 2021. New Copy ... $22.99 23.99
The notes on the cover use the term "Latinx Futurist" to refer to the work of Dos Santos – and that may be one of the best ways we've ever heard to describe their really unique blend of modes – served up here with a sound that firmly places the group at the crossroads of some ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl with reverse board sleeve with obi & dome-pattern inner sleeve.)
Also available
City Of Mirrors (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99
City Of Mirrors ... CD 12.99

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Dos SantosCity Of Mirrors (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
International Anthem, 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 28.99
The notes on the cover use the term "Latinx Futurist" to refer to the work of Dos Santos – and that may be one of the best ways we've ever heard to describe their really unique blend of modes – served up here with a sound that firmly places the group at the crossroads of some ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive "Azucena Dreams" colored vinyl pressing.)
Also available
City Of Mirrors ... LP 22.99
City Of Mirrors ... CD 12.99

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DynamicsVersion Excursions ... LP
Stix (France), 2007. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
The first full-length set from The Dynamics – a cool little combo who've been getting attention for their funky 45s, most of which are reggae covers of soul, funk, and pop tunes from the 60s and 70s! That same approach is used here to great effect – kind of a rocksteady remake of ... (Reggae, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nicky EganThis Life (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Colemine/Transistor Sound, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Nicky Egan's got a laidback look on the cover, but she's got a surprisingly soulful sound on record – one that comes from both her vocals and work on mellotron – and from the rest of the group, which features members of Antibalas and The Dap-Kings! The cover's got maybe a Laurel Canyon ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El Michels AffairAdult Themes ... LP
Big Crown, 2020. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really different groove from El Michels Affair – but one that reminds us again that the group is really amazing at just about anything they ever try to do! The adult themes here are modes borrowed from older European styles – some of the slinky funk of Serge Gainsbourg and some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El Michels AffairReturn To The 37th Chamber (with bonus download) ... LP
Big Crown, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
El Michels return again to the Wu-Tang chambers – and the results this time might even be better than before! Wu-Tang forged their initial sound out of a love of offbeat samples and unusual funk – so it's only fitting that one of the hippest funk groups around strip the music right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! Please Note – LP sleeves are variable.)

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El Michels Affair & Liam BaileyEkundayo Inversions (clear red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really new setting for the vocals of singer Liam Bailey – and one that's a bit different for El Michels Affair! The group here are still very funky, and filled with all the fantastic sonic touches that we've always loved from leader Leon Michels – but the setting is more in a reggae ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition translucent red vinyl pressing!)

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Lee Fields & The ExpressionsBig Crown Vaults Vol 1 – Lee Fields & The Expressions (lavender swirl vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99
Never-heard work from Elmer Lee Fields – one of the greatest deep soul singers of the contemporary age – an artist who had to wait decades to get the attention he deserves, and one who's never been in better hands than these! The tracks here are unreleased gems from the sessions for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited indie exclusive pressing!)

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Ghost Funk OrchestraSong For Paul ... LP
Karma Chief/Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $21.99 22.98
A set that's definitely funky, but which maybe has a lot more going on as well – richer production moments that move between ambitious soundscapes and fuzzier freakouts – but all without losing the groove at the core! The record's billed as "mysterious", but really seems to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Great ReviversHave A Trip With Lucid Paradise ... LP
Funk Night, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 15.00
Searing funk from the Great Revivers – a group who supposedly recorded this set in Russia, but come across with the energy of the best funky 45 combos of the American underground! Drums are fast and frenzied, and cut through with some sweet keyboards, riffing guitar, and mighty nice live ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jeffery Scott GreerSchematics For A Blank Stare Vol 1 ... LP
Funk Night, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Jeffery Scott Greer has given us some great funk singles in recent years – those expensive funky 45s that can sometimes cost more than a full length album – which is why we're so happy to have this record on hand! Greer can be a one-man band at times, but here he works with help from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jeffery Scott GreerSchematics For A Blank Stare Vol 2 ... LP
Funk Night, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Jeffrey Scott Greer is a one-man funky powerhouse here – playing drums, Fender Rhodes, guitar, moog, congas, bass, and even jazzy flute – but all with a sharpness that makes the record every bit as great as music from a much larger funk ensemble! In fact, we dare say that Greer's work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jeffery Scott GreerSchematics For A Blank Stare Vol 3 ... LP
Funk Night, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A really wonderful album from one-man funk powerhouse Jeffery Scott Greer – a set that's different both from his previous albums, and his funky 45s! As before, Greer does all the work himself – but the tracks are longer, and jazzier too – both in the way the rhythms slide in, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harlem Gospel TravelersLook Up (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Colemine, 2022. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
A young contemporary trio, but one who work with a very classic vibe – a style that's maybe even more so than most of the vintage gospel albums you might find in the racks! The group's harmonies are wonderful – balanced with the force of the lead and the strength of the trio like some ... (Gospel, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition powder blue vinyl pressing!)
Also available Look Up ... CD 11.99

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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleThis Is A Mindfulness Drill (black & white explosion vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Jagjaguwar, 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 24.98
A really different sound for this legendary group – still very hypnotic and brassy, but in a very different way! The EP features three songs that build slowly, with brass as a key element, but maybe more in the background than the rhythmic forefront of previous records – letting vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black and white explosion vinyl – with bonus fold-out booklet and download. Quantities limited!)

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Ikebe ShakedownKings Left Behind ... LP
Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $22.99 23.98
It's hard to imagine these kings being left behind, as the sound of Ikebe Shakedown just keeps getting bolder and more majestic with each new release – a very special strand of deep funk, with a blend of horns that you might find in a more Afro-styled band, mixed with tighter rhythms at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Imperial BoxmenImperial Boxmen ... LP
600 Block, 2022. New Copy ... $23.99 27.99
An excellent set from Kevin Ford – best known as the leader of Chicago Afrobeat Project, but working here in a much more stripped-down setting – a funky trio mode that's filled with his own great work on keyboards, served up here with a very cosmic vibe! The drums and bass are nice and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jackson Conti (Madlib & Mamao)Sujinho ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2008. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 31.99
Great grooves from Jackson Conti – not a dude, but a duo – one that features Madlib teamed with Mamao, drummer from the legendary Azymuth! The album's got a really unique feel – one that mixes Madlib's chunky, fuzzy style of production with some of the cleaner, jazzier Azymuth ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sujinho ... CD 14.99

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Jahari Massamba Unit (Madlib & Karriem Riggins)Pardon My French ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 27.99
A tremendous collaboration between Madlib and drummer Karriem Riggins – both artists who are great enough on their own, but who really hit some new territory in this funky instrumental project! Riggins plays live drums, and Madlib throws in all this other instrumentation that really changes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jake BreaksBreaksy ... LP
Wide Hive, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
A great little record that really goes back to the early days of the Wide Hive label – the time when the company emerged as a hotbed of Cali funk, and was less of the jazz imprint it is today! Jake delivers plenty of breaks here on drums – and also turns in a bit of turntable work too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jazz DefendersKing Phoenix ... LP
Haggis (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $24.99 28.99
The Jazz Defenders are a group who definitely live up to their name – a combo who start things out in the deep funk territory of some of their labelmates on Haggis, but who also bring in plenty of jazz inflections too – working here in a great hybrid of the two modes, with a range that's ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsAmerican Love Call (with bonus download) ... LP
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $20.99 23.99
Man, these guys just keep on getting better – and this time around, Durand Jones & The Indications deliver a record that's way more than just another funk band with a lead singer! Instead, there's a depth and complexity to this set that takes us back to our favorite indie soul albums at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Durand Jones & The IndicationsPrivate Space ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 21.98
Fantastic work from Durand Jones & The Indications – a group who've really come a long way in the past few years – in ways that push Durand's vocals to places we wouldn't have guessed on previous records! This set's way more than just a funk band with a soul singer upfront – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsSoul Of A Woman (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The fantastic final album from Sharon Jones – a wonderfully deep talent who was taken from us all too soon! The set's maybe the ultimate setting for Sharon's incredible voice – as it features both her longtime core combo, the Dap-Kings – as well as additional backings from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsI Learned The Hard Way ... LP
Daptone, 2010. Near Mint- ... $14.99
The fourth album from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – solidifying what we learned pretty early on from the indomitable soul spirit that is Sharon and her impeccable combo the Dap-Kings – it's that this is not some retro soul revival novelty act, what they are is the greatest active ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsJust Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... LP
Daptone, 2000s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Rare work from Sharon Jones – and a record that's a bit different than some of her other work for the Daptone label! The set features the group doing cover versions of tracks by other artists – some that appeared as singles over the years, others commissioned for projects, and a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Just Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... CD 12.99

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Seu Jorge & AlmazSeu Jorge & Almaz ... LP
Now Again, 2010. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 31.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo (with bonus download) ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $20.99 21.99
A funky combo, but one with a real difference – as they seem to find whole new corners of the globe in which to work their magic – almost an imagined space of cultural criss-crossing, all set to some mighty funky bass and drums! The core element here is the guitar – which echoes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Con Todo El Mundo ... CD 11.99

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KhruangbinMordechai Remixes ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $20.99 24.98
A special set that brings together all the mysterious singles that Khruangbin were dropping during the course of 2021 – mostly untitled singles in very limited releases, finally seeing the light of day here in a proper package! As you'd guess from the title, the core material is from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Khruangbin & Leon BridgesTexas Moon EP ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2022. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A really great follow-up to the first collaboration between Khruangbin and Leon Bridges – one with a title that's similar to the first, but a sound that's nicely different too! It's almost as if the group take the "moon" in the title seriously – and go for a more laidback, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ LA CarnivalLA Carnival Would Like To Pose A Question ... LP
Stones Throw/Now Again, 1970. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 27.99
Sweet jazzy funk – from the cornbelt of Omaha! The LA Carnival are one of those rarer-than-rare funk groups who not only never got their due back in the day – but also recorded a heck of a lot of great material that never even got issued! They have a totally great sound that bubbles ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lady BlackbirdBlack Acid Soul ... LP
BMG (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $23.99 39.99
Lady Blackbird takes on a Nina Simone tune on the very first track on this set – quite a risky move, but the Lady's got a voice that's definitely up to the challenge! The singer's the sort that comes along once in a blue moon – a richly talented artist who's able to take any sort of ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
An organ trio, and one with plenty of soul – romping drums, riffing guitar, and some mighty sweet work on the Hammond by Delvon Lamarr! This is the first we've ever heard of the group, but they're rock solid and right on the money – working with a lean, hard style that's completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)
Also available Close But No Cigar ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Shawn Lee's Ping Pong OrchestraHooked Up Classics ... LP
Ubiquity, 2010. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Shawn Lee's groovy homage to the early 80s Hooked On series – in which classical music got a bit of a shiny disco-indebted makeove r– but, we think Shawn might be doing the style even better here! His approach is far groovier, less glossy, more idiosyncratic and fun – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lionmilk QuartetOTS ... LP
Preference, 2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 33.99
OTS stands for On The Spot – a regular event put together by this cool LA quartet – a group who really follow through with the spontaneous spirit of the music on this double-length set! The tracks have this wonderfully exploratory style – not free jazz, but equally improvised ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chris Lujan & Electric ButterReal Thing (with download) ... LP
Lugnut Brand, 2022. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
A record that really lives up to its title – the definite real thing from bassist Chris Lujan, who's working here in a slow funk soul style with superb lead vocals from Andre Cruz! There's a cool Cali vibe to the record – plenty of older elements from the East Bay and East LA scenes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download.)
Also available Real Thing ... CD 14.99

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Mamas GunCure The Jones ... LP
Candelion/Colemine, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
This isn't the first album from Mamas Gun, but it's easily their deepest so far – a righteous set that seems to have the group growing tremendously since their last album – as they take on even more righteous currents in soul! The music is funky, but it's the lyrics that often hold the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chico MannDouble Life (black & white haze vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ubiquity, 2021. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An unusual project from Chico Mann – one first conceived when he moved to LA, and had the desire to start an Afro Funk band – music penned for that idea, but performed here with the stripped-down style of some of Chico's other work! You can definitely hear how the tunes might sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Menahan Street BandExciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band ... LP
Daptone, 2021. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The Menahan Street Band are always pretty exciting to our funk-trained ears – but this time around, there seems to be a little something extra in the mix – a sound that has all these great little strange twists and turns around the edges, while still keeping all the mellow funk of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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MonophonicsSage Motel (orange & black vinyl pressing) ... LP
Colemine, 2022. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99 28.99
Slow funk and soul, with plenty of psychedelic touches – all delivered in the best mode we've come to expect from the Monophonics over the years! The group's always off in their own space in a really great way – creating a sonic environment that easily shifts between past, present, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition transparent orange with black swirl vinyl pressing!)
Also available Sage Motel ... CD 11.99

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Kendra MorrisNine Lives ... LP
Karma Chief/Colemine, 2022. New Copy Gatefold ... $21.99 24.99
Kendra Morris looks lovelier than ever on the cover of the record – and she sounds lovelier than ever too – thanks to a rock-solid, all-soul approach that shows just how much her vocal strengths have grown in recent years! Morris has always had an ear for the classic, but this time ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mourning A BLKstarCycle (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Don Giovanni, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 32.99
A fantastic album from Mourning A BLKstar – even more powerful than their set dedicated to Eric Garner, and a batch of material that really gets at the righteous energy of this Cleveland combo! The group see themselves as part of the James Baldwin tradition of the artist bearing witness ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Neon yellow vinyl pressing with download!)

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Natural Yogurt BandDance The Devil Away ... LP
BMM (France), 2022. New Copy ... $20.99 29.99
Maybe the trippiest album we've ever heard from the Natural Yogurt Band – and that's quite a statement, given how trippy most of their work has always been! But it's also been plenty darn funky too, and that's definitely the case here – as the tracks are held solid by the drums of Tom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ New MastersoundsDeplar Effect (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Color Red, 2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
It's hard to go wrong with the New Mastersounds – and even after so many years, and so many records, these guys are still totally at the top of their funky game – one of the tightest, hardest, sharpest combos around – one of the first in the 21st century generation of deep funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Deplar Effect ... CD 14.99

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Night OwlsVersions ... LP
F Spot, 2022. New Copy ... $19.99 21.99
The Night Owls take off here with their own takes on a host of funk and soul classics – vintage songs by Shuggie Otis, Marvin Gaye, The Dramatics, Al Green, and others – all served up in the group's unique groove! The approach mixes in bits of rocksteady rhythms with deep funk – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OrgoneConnection ... LP
3 Palm, 2021. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
The Orgone groove just keeps getting better and better – opened up here with some fuller 70s-styled arrangements at times – which bring a nice sense of brightness to the group's usual dark-toned grooves! Make no mistake, the shift isn't a commercial one – as the addition makes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OrgoneLost Knights (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
3 Palm, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Always-heady work from Orgone – a funk band, but one who work with all the sorts of trippy influences you might guess from the image on the cover! There's a great sense of production here – lots of echo, fuzz, and other effects – which make the familiar instrumentation come ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive "Hellfire" red vinyl pressing!)

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Bobby OrozaGet On The Otherside (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
There's a great mix of modes going on here – as the well-crafted vocals of Bobby Oroza get a special setting for the album – recording in the studios of Timmion Records, with super-dope production from Cold Diamond & Mink! If you know the feel of a CD&M recording, you'll know ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Get On The Otherside ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Penza PenzaNeanderthal Rock ... LP
Funk Night, 2022. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A masterpiece in fuzzy funk from this large Estonian collective – a group who work here with sharp production from Misha Panfilov, with a sound that's every bit as weird and wonderful as all the other projects he's given us over the years! The group do a wonderful job of blending psychedelic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Philadelphia ExperimentPhiladelphia Experiment ... LP
Ropeadope, 2001. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $33.99 43.99
A now-legendary set from the Philadelphia underground at the start of the century – a package that reminds us just how much great music has always been going on in the city, often far from the mainstream! This set corrected that fact, by bringing together a trio of three genre-stepping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(25th Anniversary Edition!)

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Psychic MirrorsNature Of Evil ... LP
Cosmic Chronic, 2016. Near Mint- ... $24.99
(Soul, Deep Funk) LP, Vinyl record album
(2020 reissue.)

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✨✧ Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2011. New Copy ... $25.99 32.99
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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Bernard Purdie & FriendsCool Down ... LP
Sugar Road, 2018. New Copy ... $17.99 19.98
Legendary drummer Bernard Purdie has left a huge legacy of music behind him – and here he adds to that legacy in a new small combo set – one that features core work from members of New Mastersounds and Pimps Of Joytime – and which also features Ivan Neville on keyboards, and Cyril ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Adrian QuesadaBoleros Psicodelicos (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
ATO, 2022. New Copy ... $20.99 22.99
Adrian Quesada has really risen to fame in the Black Pumas – but over the past few decades, he's given us a huge range of creative projects in a variety of different styles – a legacy that's definitely continued by this set! The sound is very much what you'd expect from the title ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On "Cherry" red vinyl – includes download!)
Also available Boleros Psicodelicos ... CD 11.99

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Scone Cash PlayersBlast Furnace (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mango Hill/Colemine, 2018. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 23.99
Hammond-heavy funk from Scone City Players – a group led by organist Adam Scone, and featuring work from The Dap-Kings and Menahan Street Band – all of whom do a fantastic job of giving the organ lines some really massive support! There's a raw vibe here that takes us back to some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive "Flamingo Pink" vinyl pressing!)
Also available Blast Furnace ... CD 11.99

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Soul SurfersSoul Surfers Present Igor & Romeo's Sound Excitement ... LP
Ubiquity, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Really different sounds than usual from the Soul Surfers – but then again, that's what we've always loved from the group – a funk combo who never fail to surprise us with all the different twists and turns in their music! Almost all the instrumentation here is handled by Igor Zhukovsky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Souljazz OrchestraFreedom No Go Die ... LP
Do Right (Canada), 2007. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
More Afro Funk than the soul jazz you might guess from the group's name – but that's OK with us, because the record's plenty darn great! Souljazz Orchestra are one of the best of the current wave of Afro combos to hail from Canada – and they manage to get an incredible full sound from ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sugarman ThreePure Cane Sugar ... LP
Daptone, 2002. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The greatest album to date from Sugarman 3 – one of the funkiest combos of the past 50 years! The group's organ/sax sound has never sounded so great – and it's pumped up even further here from some added guest instrumentation, including drums from Bernard Purdie, plus vocals on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TC & The Groove FamilyFirst Home ... LP
Worm Discs (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $27.99 29.99
TC is British drummer Tim Cook, and he works here with an assortment of musicians pulled together from different strands on the scene in Leeds – to create a blend of modes that's really wonderful from the very first note, and just keeps getting better and better as the record moves on! Given ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ural Thomas & The PainDancing Dimensions (with bonus download) ... LP
Bella Union, 2022. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
It's been many years since Ural Thomas recorded his first soul single – and if anything, the passage of time has only made his voice sound even more wonderful – with a contemporary richness that we never would have heard back at the start! The set's not the first "comeback" ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Dancing Dimensions ... CD 13.99

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PM WarsonDig Deep Retreat ... LP
Legere (France), 2022. New Copy ... $19.99 26.99
PM Warson's got a nice sort of edge to his blue-eyed soul vocals on the set – almost as if he's singing through an effects pedal at times, which has a great way of making him sound a lot more sinister than you'd guess from the cover! Instrumentation and production have an old school soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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Will SessionsElectromagnetic Reality ... LP
Sessions Sounds, 2022. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
A full funky set of tracks from Will Sessions – a record that more than lives up to the group's previous legacy, but also seems to take them into this cool cosmic territory – maybe even the "electromagnetic reality" promised in the title! There was always raw funk energy at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Electromagnetic Reality ... CD 12.99

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Young Gun Silver FoxCanyons (opaque red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Candelion/Karma Chief, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Young Gun Silver Fox sound better here than ever before – really hitting that well-crafted approach to 70s AOR that they do so well – so much so, we had to do a double-take and make sure this wasn't some album on ABC or Epic from back in the day! Instrumentation is nice and lean – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive limited edition red vinyl pressing – with download!)
Also available Canyons ... CD 11.99

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Doug CarnDoug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 (2LP 45rpm pressing) ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 33.99
A great new showcase for the legendary keyboard work of Doug Carn – and a set that's very different both from his famous albums for the Black Jazz label, and some of his organ jazz records in more recent years too! The set's maybe got a more pronounced influence from Adrian Younge and Ali ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – 2LPs that both play at 45rpm, in a special die-cut sleeve!)

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Jean CarneJazz Is Dead 12 – Jean Carne (45rpm pressing) ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2022. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
An album that has the legendary Jean Carne in the most righteous setting we've heard in years – a mode that hearkens back to the vocals she provided for organist Doug Carn on their classic 70s albums together for the Black Jazz label! Jean's a singer that we love in just about any format ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(45rpm pressing in a die-cut sleeve!)
Also available Jazz Is Dead 12 – Jean Carne ... CD 13.99

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Roy AyersRoy Ayers – Jazz Is Dead 2 ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
An album with Roy Ayers in the title – but which also features the man himself in the music – really sounding wonderful here, and recreating some of the best sounds of his classic work from the 70s! For some reason, Adrian Younge always likes to put his name in the lead, even when ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool die-cut sleeve, too!)
 
 



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