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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
Also available Heat In The City ... CD 12.99

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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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BadbadnotgoodTalk Memory ... LP
Innovative Leisure, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 33.99
A really different sort of record from Badbadnotgood – and we mean that in the best way possible, as the group are really maturing and opening up their sound! The core blend of funk and jazz elements is still at play on the record – but there's also a more expansive vibe too, one that ... (New Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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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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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Gary BartzGary Bartz – Jazz Is Dead 6 ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
Saxophonist Gary Bartz joins the duo of Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad – bringing a warm sense of soul to their soulful backings – which range from funky to spacey, and do a nice job of capturing the mid 70s feel of Gary on record! The sound isn't the Larry Mizell or Ntu Group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Gary Bartz – Jazz Is Dead 6 ... CD 13.99

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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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Black FlowerMagma ... LP
Sdban (Belgium), 2022. New Copy ... $26.99
A really haunting little record – one that hangs in older jazz-based territory, but layers in a bit of contemporary elements as well – all with a sound that's maybe somewhere in that special sort of spectrum that might includes recent projects by Hampshire & Foat! There's some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black Market BrassUndying Thirst ... LP
Colemine, 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Beautifully heavy sounds from Black Market Brass – a group who started out with more of a global funk approach, but who emerge here with the intensity of some lost funky soundtrack – all with the sort of edge you might expect from the cover! The style here is really revolutionary ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Black PumasBlack Pumas ... LP
ATO, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Soulful sounds from Black Pumas – a collaboration between singer Eric Burton and the great Adrian Quesada – the latter an instrumentalist and producer that you'll know from a variety of different funky projects over the years! This set might well be Adrian's ticket to the big time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black PumasBlack Pumas (2LP deluxe edition – gold & red/black marble vinyl pressing) ... LP
ATO, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 35.99
Soulful sounds from Black Pumas – a collaboration between singer Eric Burton and the great Adrian Quesada – the latter an instrumentalist and producer that you'll know from a variety of different funky projects over the years! This set might well be Adrian's ticket to the big time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black PumasCapitol Cuts – Live At Studio A ... LP
ATO, 2021. Sealed ... $19.99
A hell of a record from The Black Pumas – one that maybe stands as a great answer to anyone who might think they're just a flash in the pan! The set was recorded in late 2020, after the group had faced a season of cancelled shows, and life in isolation – which left them heading to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing, still sealed with hype sticker.)

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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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Don BryantDon't Give Up On Love ... LP
Fat Possum, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
The first album in decades from Memphis soul legend Don Bryant – a singer who hardly even gave us any recordings back when he was in his prime! Don was one of the lesser lights at the famous Hi Records – not as successful as Ann Peebles or Al Green, but steeped in the same wonderful ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 35Post-Momentum EP ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 28.99
A short step forward for Calibro 35 – but a damn funky one too! The set's a follow-up to the previous Momentum album, and it shows some strong new territory after the dark days of 2020 – with a leadoff track that adds in rhymes from Ensi E Ghemon to the core cinematic funk of "Stan ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Calibro 35Traditori Di Tutti (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2017. New Copy Gatefold ... $30.99 34.99
Damn! These guys just keep getting better and better with each new release – to the point where they're way more than just a combo dedicated to classic soundtrack modes – and instead have found a fuzzy funky space that's all their own! Both the instrumentation and rhythms are sharper ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Calibro 35Space (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2015. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
Wonderful work from Calibro 35 – a funky combo who just seem to get better and better with each new record! These guy started out in territory that was strongly influenced by older Italian soundtrack material – which they could copy with effortless ease – but this time around, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CochemeaAll My Relations ... LP
Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
You might know Cochemea Gastelum from his work in The Dap-Kings over the years – but this time around, the saxophonist is very much his own man – blowing a version of his instruments that often seems electrified, ala classic Varitone from the late 60s – used in these really new ... 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 ... $24.99
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

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Crushed Velvet & The VelveteersLove & Truth ... LP
Vintage League, 2021. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A nicely collaborative project from Crushed Velvet – aka Alan Evans of Soulive, working here at a level that's much different than the style of that jamming instrumental trio! Evans handles much of the instrumentation here, along with help from some guest horn players, and very nice organ ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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DaktarisSoul Explosion ... LP
Desco/Daptone, 1998. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 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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Dancefloor StompersLibrerie Musicali ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), 2018. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A cool little funky group – one that's so influenced by the sound library scene of the 70s, they even styled this album like one of those records from back in the day! The tunes are almost all instrumental – heavy on drums and funky basslines, and filled with guitar, organ, electric ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Joao DonatoJoao Donato – Jazz Is Dead 7 ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A really great entry in this excellent series – one that not only features lots of great Fender Rhodes from Brazilian jazz legend Joao Donato, but also vocals from Loren Oden on almost every track – which makes the whole thing feel like a fantastic hybrid of Joao's genius with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool die-cut slide-in cover!)
Also available Joao Donato – Jazz Is Dead 7 ... CD 13.99

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Emma Donovan & The PutbacksCrossover ... LP
Hope Street (Australia), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 24.98
Fantastic work from Australian soul singer Emma Donovan – an artist who's grown greatly in the space between her last album with The Putbacks – to a point where she and the group really stand apart from most other records of this nature! This isn't a funk group doing a retro thing with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Crossover ... CD 11.99

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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.)
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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.)
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City Of Mirrors ... LP 22.99
City Of Mirrors ... CD 12.99

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Du-RitesPressure (10 inch EP) ... LP
Old Maid/Ilegalia, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99
A sweet little 10" album from the Du-Rites – just a duo, but one who manage to serve up just as much funk as a much larger group! In truth, this time around the pair have a few guest vocalists – although most of the tracks are still instrumentals, with the familiar blend of heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El Michels AffairAdult Themes ... LP
Big Crown, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
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 ... $18.99 22.99
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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Alan Evans TrioElephant Head ... LP
Vintage League, 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
Heavy funk from drummer Alan Evans – stepping out here with a groove that's a bit grittier than some of his previous work, in a setting that's nicely lean and stripped-down throughout! The trio features Danny Mayer on guitar, plus lots of keyboards from Kris Yunker – who plays Hammond, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lance FergusonRare Groove Spectrum 2 ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
A great little project from funk maestro Lance Ferguson – one that has Ferguson working with a group of musicians and singers to really recast some great tracks from the past! The approach here is maybe a bit like the way that Bluey and Incognito might transform a classic tune on some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial Night ... LP
Big Crown, 2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really fantastic album from the legendary Lee Fields – a set that blows us away every bit as much as his stellar My World album! Like that set, this one's got kind of a moody early 70s vibe – almost a New Jersey soul approach at times, but tinged with more southern modes – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Greg Foat GroupDark Is The Sun (10th anniversary pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 2011. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
The debut album from Greg Foat – the first of many great records the keyboardist would soon give us, and a set that came as quite a surprise on the mostly-reissue Jazzman label! Yet the set also makes a lot of sense – as Foat is clearly inspired by some of the British greats of the ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(10th Anniversary Edition – on 180 gram vinyl, includes download – limited edition of 1000!)

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Ghost Funk OrchestraSong For Paul ... LP
Karma Chief/Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
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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Grease TrapsSolid Ground ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 25.99
Nothing sticky here – as the Grease Traps have a bad-walking sound that takes off right from the start, and which more than lives up to the best funky spirit of their previous funky 45s! The rhythms are nice and sharp, with plenty of great basslines next to the drums – and the horns ... 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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Hamburg SpinnersDer Magische Kraken ... LP
Legere (France), 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 32.99
A goofy name, a goofy cover, but some mighty groovy music – served up with a sweet small combo sound that's heavy on really great organ lines! The Hamburg Spinners are plenty funky, but also aren't out to be the most hard-hitting funk act in the world – as they instead lay back, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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High PulpMutual Attraction Vol 2 EP ... LP
King Underground (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 22.99
High Pulp take on tunes penned by three great influences – Arthur Verocai, Cassiopea, and Cortex – each of whom get the group's jazzy funk treatment in the process! High Pulp have a lot more jazz in the mix than most contemporary funk groups – a blend of tenor, trumpet, alto, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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High PulpMutual Attraction Vol 3 EP (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
King Underground (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $25.99
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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleHypnotic Brass Ensemble ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2009. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
The amazing full length debut of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a cool combo from the Chicago scene who've been making some big waves around the world over the past few years! The brass-heavy group have a family legacy that links them to the Artistic Heritage Ensemble of Phil Cohran – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 8.99

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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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Jackson Conti (Madlib & Mamao)Sujinho ... LP
Madlib Invazion, 2008. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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

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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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Jake BreaksBreaksy ... LP
Wide Hive, 2021. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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
Also available King Phoenix ... CD 12.99

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsAmerican Love Call ... LP
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $20.99
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 ... $14.99 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-Kings100 Days 100 Nights ... LP
Daptone, 2007. New Copy ... $14.99
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
Also available 100 Days 100 Nights ... CD 5.99

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

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KatalystNine Lives ... LP
Alpha Pup, 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 39.99
Warm jazzy goodness from Katalyst – a west coast group comprised of musicians who normally back bigger names in soul, jazz, and hip hop – but who here work in a vibe that's all their own, on a set of tunes that are improvised freely, yet still have a groove! The music is often spacey ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nine Lives ... CD 9.99

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KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo ... 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
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Also available Con Todo El Mundo ... CD 11.99

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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 TrioLive In Loveland (pink vinyl pressing) (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Colemine, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
Maybe the sharpest, funkiest album to date from the great jazz organist Delvon Lamarr – a live set that was done at the Colemine headquarters – but handled with a vibe that makes the whole thing feel like some small club date from the east coast from the 60s Hammond hero generation! ... 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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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
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Malka FamilySuperlune ... LP
Malka Family (France), 2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
The great return of a classic French funk group – one who gave us some great records in the 90s as part of the Kif Productions imprint – born again here with a sound that's even warmer and more groovy than before! The group's as much of a soul group as a funk one – blending ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Menahan Street BandExciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band ... LP
Daptone, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99
The Menahan Street Band are always pretty exciting to our funk-trained ears – but this time around, there seems to be a little something extra in the mix – a sound that has all these great little strange twists and turns around the edges, while still keeping all the mellow funk of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Mourning A BLKstarCycle ... LP
Don Giovanni, 2020. Near Mint- 2LP ... $14.99
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
(Pressed on clear vinyl. Includes the insert.)
Also available Cycle (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP 30.99

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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!)
Also available Cycle ... LP 14.99

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Mr PresidentOne Night ... LP
Favorite (France), 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 36.99
Maybe the best work so far from Mr President – one of our favorite projects from the tireless French producer Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart! The set begins with a groove that would be right at home on some late 70s funky jazz playlist – kind of Roy Ayers or Kudu Records – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Papa Orbe & Los Cientificos Del SaborSabor Y Medio (with bonus download) ... LP
Rocafort (France), 2022. New Copy ... $24.99 28.99
Maybe the first album we've ever seen to feature Papa Orbe as a leader – but that's not because he's a newcomer, as the vocalist and tres player got his start in the band of Felix Chappottin, and also did a fair bit of work on the Colombian scene too! The album's got a tight, raw sound ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Orquesta Akokan16 Rayos ... LP
Daptone, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99
Bold rays of sunlight from Orquesta Akokan – a contemporary group, but one who recorded this set in Havana's legendary Egrem Studios – which is part of the very classic vibe throughout! There's plenty of younger Latin combos that have been serving up old school modes in recent years ... (Latin, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Pete Rock & The Soul BrothersPetestrumentals 3 ... LP
TruSoul, 2020. New Copy ... $22.99 25.98
Killer funky work from Pete Rock – a set that's still rooted in the hip hop traditions he helped form over the past few decades, but which also has a strong degree of instrumental funk as well! Pete did the set with the Soul Brothers quartet – a great group with riffing guitars, funky ... (Hip Hop, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Poets Of RhythmDiscern/Define ... LP
Quannum/Daptone, 2001. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $20.99 21.99
A crowning moment in the rebirth of funk at the start of the 21st Century – served up by a group who had already been issuing a lot of secret work on obscure funky 45s and compilation tracks, but really found a strong direction forward with this masterpiece of an album! The vibe is very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Alex PudduGolden Age Of Danish Pornography ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2011. New Copy ... $24.99 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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SasacUltra ... LP
Omega Supreme, 2013. Sealed ... $19.99
Contemporary electro funk from Sasac – part of an elite underground of artists who really draw strong inspiration from the sound of the 80s! The music here is relatively spare – no vocals, but lots of great rhythms on beats and bass, topped with the kind of keyboard lines you'd hear ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Secret Night GangSecret Night Gang ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2022. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Secret Night Gang have a cartoony look on the cover – but the British funk combo play with a richly soulful sound that's overflowing with color and life – and which will definitely mean that they won't be a secret for long! The group mix in a fair bit more jazz than other contemporary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sekitanjin (Coal Man)Black Mountain Shadow ... LP
HMV (Japan), 2022. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99 59.99
Heavy funk with plenty of jazz – a really wonderful album from the Japanese scene, and one that mixes lead trumpet from "Coal Man" Sekitanjin with all these great keyboards and other funky bits! The style's a bit like some of the mid 70s work on CTI/Kudo records – with the ... (Jazz, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Excellent Japanese pressing – heavy cover and obi!)

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Selenites BandBehind The Mask ... LP
Stereophonk (France), 2021. New Copy ... $29.99 34.99
The Selenites are just a quintet, but they manage to come across with the richness of a larger funky ensemble – effortlessly mixing together elements of Ethio Jazz, deep funk, and some occasional wild production touches – all with a groove that's pretty much all their own! The ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gizelle SmithRevealing ... LP
Jalepeno (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 29.99
Gizelle Smith changes things up here nicely – moving past her roots as a deep funk singer with the Mighty Mocambos, and maybe growing into a more fully-formed role as a classic 70s-styled soul artist! The backings are funky, rich, and full – shifting in mood and complexity, at a level ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Soul ReviversOn The Grove ... LP
Acid Jazz (UK), 2022. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
The Soul Revivers really live up to their name here – by bringing back some classic Jamaican talents, including the great Ernest Ranglin and Ken Boothe – and also opening the door to some really fresh ideas in the world of funk! As you'd guess from the Jamaican component – which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sugarman ThreePure Cane Sugar ... LP
Daptone, 2002. New Copy ... $14.99 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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Sure Fire Soul EnsembleStep Down ... LP
Colemine, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99
Deeply funky work from the Sure Fire Soul Ensemble – one of those special groups that always seems to bring a little something extra to their work – not just a straight copy of old school funk instrumental styles, but instead a rich, fresh approach that's very much their own! The sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Vaudou GameNoussin ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 2021. New Copy ... $19.99 39.99
A sweet little album from Vaudou Game – a set that's got a leaner feel than some of their previous records, but in a way that also makes the whole thing funkier too! The group's a quartet this time around, and working with lots of guitar riffs and bass from lead singer Peter Solo – ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Noussin ... CD 9.99

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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
Also available Promenade Blue ... CD 6.99

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Willie West & The High Society BrothersLost Soul ... LP
Timmion (Finland), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $8.99 26.98
A new album from the great Willie West – an artist we love for his rare vintage New Orleans work of the 60s and 70s – still sounding surprisingly wonderful all these many years later! Willie's vocals have this raspy, honest charm that's totally great – and like Lee Fields during ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Whatitdo Archive GroupBlack Stone Affair ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99 28.99
A set that pretends to be a vintage soundtrack – but one that we can completely forgive for its gimmick, given that the music is so great! This isn't the first time that a contemporary funk group has tried to pass off its music as coming from a rare cinematic source – but the Whatitdo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 YoungeAmerican Negro ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 41.99
The most political album we've ever heard from Adrian Younge – a set that stands as a much stronger, much more individual message than anything he's ever given us before! All Adrian's previous instrumental elements are in the mix – heavy funk, with a special soundtrack sort of twist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammadJazz Is Dead 10 – Remixes ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2022. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 32.99
A fantastic extension of the Jazz Is Dead series – a run of records that's already got a wonderfully collaborative vibe, which is taken even further with these tracks! As you might guess from the title, the album features remixes of cuts from the previous nine volumes – and the choice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed MuhammadJazz Is Dead 9 – Instrumentals ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 33.99
A special set of all-instrumental tracks – culled together from the sessions that went into some of the previous editions of this mighty great series – including collaborations with Gary Bartz, Joao Donato, Marcus Valle, and Roy Ayers! As the title implies, the cuts here are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool die-cut sliding sleeve!)

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with AzymuthAzymuth – Jazz Is Dead 4 ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 33.99
A fantastic combination of funky grooves – the studio talents of Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and the Brazilian-tinged fusion of the legendary Azymuth! The jazzy trio are in great form here – tunes that are lean, and which really offer up all the best aspects that the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool pressing – 2LPs, both of which play at 45rpm – in a die-cut cover!)
Also available Azymuth – Jazz Is Dead 4 ... CD 13.99

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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 with Venice DawnSomething About April ... LP
Wax Poetics, 2011. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A contemporary classic from Adrian Younge – and his first full soul album, after some previous soundtrack material! The record's got all the fragile, lovestruck qualities you'd expect from the image on the cover – a real throwback to the glory days of indie soul, particularly the East ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Vinyl has a cosmetic sleeve mark on Side A.)

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VariousATA Records – The Library Archive Vol 1 (with bonus download) ... LP
ATA (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $24.99 32.99
Not a standard sound library record, but one that's every bit as funky – thanks to a great ear for the right sort of 70s grooves from the folks at ATA Records! The music is contemporary, from the label that's been giving us some great funky 45s over the years – but the package has all ... (Sound Library, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousCraig Charles Trunk Of Funk Vol 2 ... LP
Soul Bank (UK), 2022. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
DJ Craig Charles has been the main man spinning funk on the BBC for many years – almost a John Peel for the Daptone/Coalmine label crowd – and here, he unveils a second sparkling collection of some of his favorites – tracks that are mostly contemporary funk numbers, but mixed with ... (Funky Compilations, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Craig Charles Trunk Of Funk Vol 2 ... CD 13.99

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VariousCrown Jewels Vol 2 (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A heaping helping of jewels from the mighty Big Crown label – an imprint that's become one of the leading outlets for the sorts of sounds we used to know from deep funk outlets like Daptone, Soul Fire, and even Desco! Yet in the time they've been around, Big Crown have also done a lot to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Golden haze colored vinyl pressing!)

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VariousDear Sunny (clear orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $7.99 22.99
A sweet little tribute to the great Sunny Ozuna – the soulful lead singer of The Sunliners, who were one of the best Texas soul groups back in the 60s! His original tunes virtually invented the concept of brown-eyed soul, and helped bridge communities in the process – and that spirit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ VariousPenrose Showcase Vol 1 (with bonus download) ... LP
Penrose/Daptone, 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 21.99
A new sort of groove from the Daptone side of the universe – a set that showcases work on the Penrose offshoot of the label – an imprint dedicated to more laidback, west-coast styled grooves! The emphasis here is more on soul than funk – particularly the sort of mellow soul that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSoul Slabs Vol 2 (3LP set) ... LP
Colemine, 2010s. New Copy 3LP ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic funk from the Colemine label – a company who've given us plenty of great albums over the years, but who seem especially well-tuned to the funky 45! Along with Daptone, Big Crown, and a few others, Colemine is one of the labels who turn out top-shelf 7" singles again and again ... (Funky Compilations, Deep Funk) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousTruth To Power Project (3LP smoky clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Eastwood Music Group, 2021. New Copy 3LP ... $8.99 39.99
A very cool set from the Texas scene – one that's overflowing with new work by some of the hippest soul, funk, and hip hop artists in the Lonestar State – and a few others too! The set features work from Black Pumas, Leon Bridges, N'Dambi, Sha La Das, Holy Hive, Badbadnotgood, Ghost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on smoky clear vinyl!)
 
 



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