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Neo Soul — In Stock — CDs

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

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Carleen AndersonSoul Providence ... CD
Dome (UK), 2005. Used ... $9.99
Incredible work from one of the greatest living soul singers – the best album in years from Carleen Anderson, and a record that really lives up to the promise that gripped us when we first heard her with the Young Disciples! Anderson's the daughter of James Brown diva Vicki Anderson – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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K AvettLioness ... CD
K Avett, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
A great soul singer, and one with a very positive vibe – a sound that maybe grabs us the same way we felt when we first heard Jill Scott – and that's saying a heck of a lot! As you might guess from the title, K Avett's a singer who's not to be taken lightly – yet while her ... read more CD

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✨✧ Erykah BaduNew Amerykah Part One (4th World War) ... CD
Motown, 2008. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Badu is back with some of the deepest, funkiest and best music of her career – a mindblowing treatise for a New Amerykah – and what we'll consider an instant classic whether the world at large catches on or not! Erykah steps up this time with a set that balances the wilder impulses ... read more CD

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Drika BarbosaEspelho ... CD
Pommelo (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
A nice little EP from Brazilian soul singer Drika Barbosa – an artist we're only discovering with this release, but who we expect to be hearing from in years to come! Drika's got a smooth flow on most tracks – one that really seems inspired by better American R&B of recent years, ... (Brazil, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Beady BelleAt Welding Bridge ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2010. New Copy ... $16.99
A beautiful album from Beady Belle – the group and wonderful vessel for the seductive, entrancing voice and songs of Beate S. Lech – possibly their best yet! Beady Belle have made deeply engaging blend of modern jazzy soul and beautiful mood music for most of the outs, taking a step ... read more CD

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Eric BenetLose In Time ... CD
Reprise, 2010. Used ... $7.99
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Eric BenetLove & Life ... CD
Reprise, 2008. Used ... $1.99
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Lakecia BenjaminRise Up ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is even more smoking here than on her previous album for Motema – much more from the streets, as you might guess from the album! Benjamin handles all the sax solos, and composed the music as well – but the set's a very collaborative effort, and is filled ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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

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

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BlazeSpiritually Speaking ... CD
Slip N Slide (UK), 2002. Used ... $1.99
Incredible work from Blaze – one of their most soulful records in years! In a way, the album's a return to the group's roots in the New Jersey garage scene of the late 80s – a smooth blend of styles that has the feel of an instant classic club record – pumping forth majestically ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Breathing EffectFisherman Abides ... CD
Alpha Pup, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
Really beautiful stuff from this very cool group – music that seems to resonate in a special space between 70s AOR and underground pop of the following decade – touched by some jazz aspects in the instrumentation, and delivered with a vibe that's as as poetic as the title! The core ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Fisherman Abides ... LP 11.99

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Leon BridgesGood Thing ... CD
Columbia, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo ... read more CD
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Good Thing (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP 20.99
Good Thing ... CD 8.99

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Leon BridgesGood Thing ... CD
Columbia, 2018. Used ... $8.99
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo ... read more CD
Also available
Good Thing ... CD 11.99
Good Thing (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP 20.99

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Brit Funk AssociationFull Circle ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
An all star section of the Brit funky soul scene comes Full Circle – with members of Beggar & Co, Incognito, Hi Tension, Central Line and more – on a sweet batch tunes with an upbeat, jazzy groove, too! The opening "BFA Theme (Let The Music Blow Your Mind)" kicks the set ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Gregg Kofi BrownTogether As One ... CD
Nicolosi (Italy), 2005. Used ... $5.99
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Chantae CannJourney To Golden ... CD
Atlanta/Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Chante Cann really blew us away with her debut – and she seems to sound even better here – working with a new level of complexity in her music, while still coming across with all the soulful richness of the previous set! Acoustic piano features strongly in the sound – balancing ... read more CD

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

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Mike CityFeel Good Agenda Vol 1 ... CD
BBE (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
They definitely got the title right on this one – as the music is so upbeat and positive, it's certainly got a feel good agenda! Mike City does a wonderful job of mixing clubby rhythms with deeper soul currents – getting help from an amazing array of guests talents along the way – ... read more CD

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

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

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Con BrioExplorer ... CD
Transistor Sound, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Infectious live band soul from Con Brio! It's a 7-piece band based in San Francisco, but their sound and boundless energy draws all over the stylistic map, and spans eras, too. There's a bit of a timeless pop soul vibe with charismatic vocals and big, memorable hooks – backed by cool ... read more CD
Also available Explorer (colored vinyl) ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ D InfluenceD-Influence Presents D-Vas (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Pony Canyon (Japan), 2002. Used ... $14.99
A motherlode of modern female soul – produced by the D-Influence team, and featuring a wealth of singers from the club and NuSoul underground! The production is excellent – smooth, soulful, with enough of a kick to get a good number of tracks onto the dancefloor – and overall, ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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D'Nell1st Magic ... CD
BBE (UK), 2005. Used ... $13.99
A crackling bit of British soul from D'Nell – the duo of keyboardist Dan Jones and singer Ellie Hajee – stepping forth here with a bold new groove that's one of the best we've heard from the UK in years! There's a simple, uncluttered feel to the set – one that avoids some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Terence Trent D'ArbyDo You Love Me Like You Say – The Very Best Of Terence Trent D'Arby ... CD
Columbia, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Anthony DavidRed Clay Chronicles ... CD
Brash, 2006. Used ... $7.99
A really great second set from Anthony David – one of the strongest talents to emerge from Atlanta in many years – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the strength of his city's scene! We loved Anthony's debut, but this record is even better – the kind of album that could ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Shirley Davis & The SilverbacksWishes & Wants ... CD
Tucxone (Spain), 2016. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Great work from Shirley Davis – working here with a Spanish funk combo who've got a deep vibe we really didn't expect! The group's got this tightness that really works well with Davis' vocals – using organ lines and downturning blue currents in this great style that gets away from some ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Wishes & Wants ... LP 18.99

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James DaySong Soul Spirit (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
James Day Songs, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
James Day has always been one heck of a collaborative fellow – but this time around, he seems to be even more so than ever – as the album's overflowing with an insane amount of guests artists – a huge lineup that includes Gordon Chambers, Tony Terry, Audrey Wheeler, Glenn Jones, ... read more CD
(CD includes 2 bonus tracks not on the digital version!)

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Raheem DeVaughnLove Experience ... CD
Jive, 2005. Used ... $3.99
An infectious batch of soul tunes from Raheem DeVaughn – his long overdue debut for Jive Records! Raheem stands apart from many in the mainstream soul and neo soul, not because he wears his influences so proudly on his sleeve, but in the way he wears them. Raheem's soul style is born of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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Shaun EscofferyEvergreen ... CD
Dome (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $16.99
Why isn't Shaun Escoffery bigger? He's easily been one of the top soul singers in the world for over a decade – and a record like this should be in everyone's collection! Shaun's always had a cutting edge sound in his music – and this time around, he inflects it with a bit of classic ... read more CD

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Shaun Escoffery & OthersSoulonica ... CD
Oyster (UK), 2003. Used ... $8.99
New versions of some of the best tracks by cosmic soul singer Shaun Escoffery – remixed by the cream of the crop of the current underground! An all-global lineup worked on the tracks on the set – including Jazzanova, Peter Kruder, DJ Spinna, Ticklah, DJ Cam, Mark Mac, Koop, and Mark De ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatEsso! Afrojam Funkbeat ... CD
Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 9.98
Sweet work from a great Chicago combo – one who go way past the usual grooves you might expect from an ensemble of this nature! Sure, these guys have "Afro" in their name, but they don't just play Fela-styled sounds – and instead step into a warm, wide range of sounds – ... (Global Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatJuntos ... CD
Sonic Octopus/Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99 9.99
A mix of timeless and modern Afro Latin grooves from Chicago's excellent Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat! Stylistically, the sky is the limit with this Esso!, with arrangements that roll from a broad palette of Latin jazz & soul instrumentation to more of a modern dancefloor vibe, and from instrumentals ... (Global Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Peven EverettMy Brazil ... CD
Studio Confessions, 2003. Used ... $5.99
A really unique record from Peven Everett – very different than most of his other work, but equally great! The "My Brazil" reference in the title hints at the style of the work – a bossa-inspired session that has Peven singing gently and soulfully, with mostly just acoustic ... read more CD
(Note that each of these is handmade by Peven – so that the items will have a self-produced, homemade look to them that differs from CD to CD – although the music is great, and that production makes these one of a kind items!)

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Peven EverettSpeed Of Light ... CD
Studio Confessions, 2002. Used ... $5.99
Excellent work from Peven Everett – another one of his home-made underground soul CDs, issued by Peven himself as a big "F#$% You" to the major labels that have screwed around with him in the past! The CD is a brilliant mix of soul, jazz, house, and touches of Afro-centric rhythms ... read more CD
(Note that each of these is handmade by Peven – so that the items will have a self-produced, homemade look to them that differs from CD to CD – although the music is great, and that production makes these one of a kind items!)

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Laika FatienLook At Me Now! ... CD
Body & Soul (France), 2004. Used ... $6.99
A really wonderful little record – equal parts jazz and soul, and recorded with the same warmly flowing vibe as the best recent work from Carmen Lundy or Dee Dee Bridgewater! The style is jazz vocal, but it's definitely got a hip sort of twist – one that inflects each tune with a ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Fertile GroundBlack Is. . . ... CD
Blackout, 2004. Used ... $14.99
Essential wisdom, knowledge, and grooves from one of the greatest groups going! Fertile Ground may hail from Baltimore, but they've got a global impact – and are one of the few combos we can think of with a power to rival the most righteous groups of the 70s. Fertile Ground's power lies not ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear.)

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Fertile GroundSeasons Change ... CD
Blackout, 2002. Used ... $13.99
The third album by Fertile Ground – an incredible leap from the previous two, and proof that the group is really going places! The original trio is expanded to a sextet – growing in sound as the group has grown in spirit – filling in their approach with some wonderfully warm ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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4 KornersPortal Of Gold ... CD
Ropeadope, 2016. New Copy ... $5.99 12.99
A totally fresh post-millennium take on the electric jazz sound of the late 70s & early 80s from Atlanta-based quartet 4 Korners – inspired by the funky fusion era, but really putting it in a timeless light of their own! We've always loved the sound that provides inspiration here – ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Xenia FrancaXenia ... CD
Agogo (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
A wonderful mix of Brazilian roots and contemporary soul from Xenia – a singer with previous experience in the groups Alafia and Capadoxe – but much more compelling on her own in the spotlight! The music has the kind of roots/futurist vibe you might expect from the cover – a very ... (Brazil, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Rhett FrazierWelcome To The Club ... CD
Rhett Frazier, 2017. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Rhett Frazier here sounds better than ever – dropping the "Inc" that was part of his name on other recordings – and working in a groove that's maybe even more classic soul than before! The music is heavy on horns that seem to draw from a Memphis soul legacy – but the ... read more CD

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Girl Named NinoMoonlight Daughter ... CD
Moonlight Daughter, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 15.00
Captivating, genre-defying indie soul from Girl Named Nino – a girl originally from Tbilisi, Georgia who has long called the Chicago area home, has a sound as far reaching as her travels, but it still feels intimate and personal! Her voice is front-and-center throughout Moonlight Daughter, in ... read more CD

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Curtis HardingFace Your Fear ... CD
Anti, 2017. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
The cover looks a lot like a vintage soul album from the 70s – and the whole thing sounds a lot like one too – as the vocals of Curtis Harding are maybe even more wonderful here than on his debut album, and set up with these majestic grooves that are completely outta sight! The record ... read more CD

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Lalah HathawaySelf Portrait ... CD
Stax, 2008. Used ... $6.99
A real return to brilliance for Lalah Hathaway – really shining here as one of the biggest jewels in the soul crown of the re-launched Stax Records! The style here is smooth and seductive, but never in a too-commercial way – just the right sort of balance for Hathaway's amazing vocals ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD

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James Hunter SixWhatever It Takes ... CD
Daptone, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
We'll be the first to admit, we were always a bit suspicious of James Hunter at the start – but over the years, with records this great, he's really won us over – to the point that we're not sure why we even had any question about his music in the first place! The really strong step ... (Deep Funk, Neo Soul) read more CD

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

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IncognitoBees & Things & Flowers ... CD
Rice/Canyon (Japan), 2006. Used ... $11.99
Another amazing set from Bluey and Incognito – one of the few groups who seem to get better and better as the years go by! The title of this album is a line from Roy Ayers' classic "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" – and the group begin the record with an excellent cover version ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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InternetHive Mind ... CD
Columbia, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Stunning soul from The Internet – a group who just seem to get better and better with each new record – to the point where we fell in love with this set after hearing just the first few notes! The sound is wonderful – warm, but funky – bottom-heavy, but soaring to the skies ... read more CD

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

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Leela JamesChange Is Gonna Come ... CD
Warner, 2005. Used ... $2.99
Powerhouse nusoul chanteuse Leela James recruits an all star slate of guests behind the boards for her Warner Bros debut – but it's the specter of soul greats such as Chaka Kahn, Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Betty Davis, and Ike-era Tina Turner that really inform the sound! Leela has the ... read more CD
(Booklet has a gold promo stamp on the front.)

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Stimulator JonesExotic Worlds & Masterful Treasures ... CD
Stones Throw, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 9.99
Bass-heavy funk with a definite 80s influence – but served up here with a contemporary crispness that's the best calling card of Stimulator Jones! In a world where so many others find it easy to completely cop the sounds of the post-disco years, these guys take all the best elements and ... read more CD
Also available Exotic Worlds & Masterful Treasures ... LP 18.99

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Ronny JordanAntidote ... CD
4th & Broadway, 1992. Used ... $6.99
A classic bit of London funky guitar from Ronny Jordan – the heir apparent to Grant Green and Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones – and one of the best new players of his generation! The set takes the older funky guitar styles of the 60s soul jazz generation, and fuses it with a 90s nujazz ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alicia KeysDiary Of Alica Keys ... CD
J Records, 2003. Used ... $1.99
Don't write Alicia Keys off simply because she's a pop princess! This second album might sit at the top of the charts for six months, or it may falter quickly and be seen a "sophmore slump" – but whether you see clips on Access Hollywood or not, this Diary is pretty nice to our ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Alicia KeysGirl On Fire ... CD
RCA, 2012. Used ... $2.99
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Alicia KeysSongs In A Minor ... CD
J Records, 2003. Used ... $1.99
"Fallin'", "How Come You Don't Call Me", "Girlfriend", "A Woman's Worth", "Troubles", "Caged Bird", "Butterflyz", "Never Felt This Way", and "Rock Wit You". CD

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Ruth KolevaConfidence.Truth ... CD
Flatline Collective, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A lofty batch of modern pop soul from Ruth Koleva – a Bulgarian singer with the soaring voice and the kind of universally appealing approach that ought to make her a worldwide star! The production is breezily modern, with crisp beats and spacey keys, built for the kind of beaming, yet ... read more CD

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Elisabeth KontomanouWaitin for Spring ... CD
Nocturne (France), 2005. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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Amel LarrieuxMorning ... CD
Bliss Life, 2006. Used ... $8.99
Great work from a singer who never lets us down – and an artist who seems to grow and grow as the years go on! The style here is more mellow and stripped down than before – a groove that we hardly would have expected years back when Amel was singing on a major, really personal and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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John LegendOnce Again ... CD
Getting Out Our Dreams/Sony, 2006. Used ... $1.99
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LinaInner Beauty Movement ... CD
Mood Star/Hidden Beach, 2005. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Another winner from the Hidden Beach stable of hits – dramatically positive soul from Lina, cut in a beaty style that goes well with the Hidden Beach groove! There's a nice little catchy feel to the set – one that balances hit-like hooks with a deeper sense of meaning and feeling. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Deva MahalRun Deep ... CD
Motema, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
The first full album from Deva Mahal – a relatively young singer, but one who comes across with a power that makes us think that she's been recording for years! Deva's definitely got a contemporary soul approach, but works with a rasp in her vocals that's a bit blues-influenced too – ... read more CD
Also available Run Deep ... LP 18.99

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MaliaMalawi Blues/Njira ... CD
MPS (Germany), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
We really loved Malia the last time around, and we love her even more on this record – and really hope the rest of the world can find out what a wonderful singer she is! The lady's got an approach that draws on so many different strands – bits of jazz, soul, and even east African music ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD

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MaliaRipples (Echoes Of Dreams) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MPS (Germany), 2018. Used ... $14.99

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✨✧ Matt BiancoEchoes ... CD
Victor (Japan), 2002. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Matt BiancoWorld Go Round ... CD
Victor (Japan), 1998. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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MaxwellEmbrya ... CD
Columbia, 1998. Used ... $1.99
The second album by smooth soul singer Maxwell – and every bit as great as the first! Although the vibe is modern, the sound is quite classic – with lush warm arrangements that perfectly wrap up Maxwell's sweet and soulful vocals. The record picks up a tradition that was left off by ... read more CD
(Back artwork has a few light notes – the rest is fine.)

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MaxwellMaxwell Unplugged EP ... CD
Columbia, 1996. Used ... $1.99
There's no need to call this one Unplugged – since the sound is warm, mellow, and with lots of electric touches – almost a stripped-down approach to the work that Maxwell crafted on his excellent albums Urban Hang Suite and Embrya. In fact, there's a sound here that's even more ... read more CD

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MaxwellMaxwell's Urban Hang Suite ... CD
Columbia, 1996. Used ... $3.99
An excellent bit of modern soul – a smooth seductive album that fits perfectly with an older mellow groove, but which also sparkles with the best recent efforts of the past decade. Maxwell's got a wonderful vocal style – reminding us a bit of classic Isley Brothers, Leon Ware, or O'Jay ... read more CD

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Frank McCombTruth Vol 1 ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2003. Used ... $11.99
An instant soul classic from singer Frank McComb – awash in warm touches that take us back to the classic 70s work of Donnie Hathaway and Stevie Wonder – but done with a sound that clearly Frank's own! The instrumentation is enough to make us love the record – with lots of Fender ... read more CD
Also available Truth Vol 1 (Japanese pressing – with bonus track) ... CD 14.99

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Frank McCombTruth Vol 1 (Japanese pressing – with bonus track) ... CD
Toys Factory (Japan), 2003. Used ... $14.99
An instant soul classic from singer Frank McComb – awash in warm touches that take us back to the classic 70s work of Donnie Hathaway and Stevie Wonder – but done with a sound that clearly Frank's own! The instrumentation is enough to make us love the record – with lots of Fender ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Truth Vol 1 ... CD 11.99

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Cecile McLorin SalvantDreams & Daggers ... CD
Mack Avenue, 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
That's quite an unusual cover for a jazz vocal album – but then again, Cecile McLorin Salvant is quite an unusual singer – and one who may well be out to change the future of her genre with records like this! The songs are this fantastic blend of original compositions, jazz standards, ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Monday MichiruAlter Ego – Nexus Remixed ... CD
Artist Share, 2010. New Copy Gatefold ... $7.99
Really great remixes from Monday Michiru's Nexus album – tracks that make some really great magic with the originals! Monday's selected a great array of talents for this project, and the music really takes off from the sound of Nexus – often into territory that's even more cosmic and ... read more CD

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Monday MichiruRoutes ... CD
Artist Share, 2006. New Copy ... $7.99
Another top-shelf session from Monday Michiru – one of the few current artists who's been able to hold our attention for so many years, thanks to an ever-deepening quality in her work! Back at the end of the 90s, we were first amazed when Monday moved simpler dance-based work into more ... read more CD

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

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Janelle MonaeDirty Computer ... CD
Bad Boy, 2018. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Janelle Monae knocks it out of the park here – sounding every bit as great as before, but also hitting this righteous mode that really takes the singer to incredible new territory! If you loved Janelle's previous records, don't worry – she's still as catchy and playful as ever – ... read more CD

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Miles MosleyUprising ... CD
Verve, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
Blue-eyed funky soul from Miles Mosley – an artist who's working here with the West Coast Get Down group that features Cameron Graves on piano and Kamasai Washington on tenor sax! The vocals are definitely in the lead, though – as Miles draws on classic soul and jazz that really push ... read more CD
Also available Uprising ... LP 18.99

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Dana MurrayNegro Manifesto ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
JD Allen adds his tenor to a fair bit of the tracks on this album from drummer Dana Murray – and while his horn isn't usually heard on records with a parental advisory sticker on the front, that setting also makes for a surprisingly strong outlet for his talents! Murray is clearly a very ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Sharon MusgraveSha's Archive ... CD
Zosar (Canada), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
Sharon Musgrave waited a number of years between records, but that time really seems to be well-spent – as the singer comes across here with a mature, focused sound that's even deeper than the last time around! The groove is mostly mellow – never too forced, and with just the right ... read more CD

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✨✧ MusiqSoulstar ... CD
Def Jam, 2003. Used ... $1.99
Tripped-out headphone soul from the mighty Musiq – sounding better than ever on this album, and well earning the title of Soulstar! Musiq's really got his groove in place here – a warm, mellow, bubbling approach that recalls the style of D'Angelo, but which has more "umph" in ... read more CD

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Musiq SoulchildFeel The Real ... CD
E One, 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 17.98
Musiq Soulchild has been making music for many years – the man virtually invented the beats n keys format back at the start of the century – and he's still got the sharp crackle and classic depth that won us over to his sound back in the day! This double-length set is completely ... read more CD

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Meshell NdegeocelloVentriloquism ... CD
Naive (France), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A fantastic project from the legendary Meshell Ndegeocello – one that has her taking on the tunes of others, hence the title of the album – but completely transforming them with her own unique approach to bass and vocals! Most of the numbers won't be recognized at the start, as the ... read more CD
Also available Ventriloquism (180 gram vinyl – with download) ... LP 29.99

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Ne YoYear Of The Gentleman ... CD
Def Jam, 2008. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Noya RaoIcaros ... CD
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
Warm waves of soul from Noya Rao – a jazzy quartet who make their lead female vocals blend perfectly with their keyboards! The approach is simple and unadorned – really beautiful keys from Tom Henry, who seems to be playing Fender Rhodes on many tracks – and these lyrics from ... read more CD

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NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Yes Lawd! ... CD
Stones Throw, 2016. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge's full length debut as a duo – and the most triumphant Stones Throw record in years! To this (still early) point in young .Paak's career, his voice has already proved to be a prime vessel for natural grit and mood, if not gamechanger songwriting, best paired with ... read more CD

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NxWorries (Anderson Paak & Knxwledge)Yes Lawd! Remixes ... CD
Stones Throw, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A ridiculously solid companion piece to Anderson.Paak & Knxwldge's instant classic Yes Lawd! – more of an alternate version than it is a mere remix record! Whereas a standard remix album would have a bunch of producers of varying fame and acclaim remix/re-do standout album tracks in ... read more CD
Also available Yes Lawd! Remixes ... LP 18.99

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Papik & OthersCocktail Mina ... CD
Irma (Italy), 2015. Used ... $6.99
A lovely little album dedicated to the famous Italian singer Mina – a vocalist with an incredible range, and an artist who made some incredibly groovy work back in the 60s and 70s! The style here isn't just a rehash of Mina's hits – but a reworking of those ideas into some more ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Nicholas PaytonSonic Trance ... CD
Warner, 2003. Used ... $3.99
A surprisingly wonderful departure for trumpeter Nicholas Payton – a mad set of space jazz, with roots that stretch back to electric Miles and Herbie of the 70s – but an overall sound that's 21st Century Soul all the way! Some of the tunes get quite abstract – with Payton blowing ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Digipack case has some edgewear & a penmark through barcode.)

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Courtney PineUnderground ... CD
Antilles, 1997. Used ... $3.99
Another great combination of post bop jazz traditions and modern day grooves and moves. The core group is Pine with Cyrus Chestnut, Reginald Veal, Jeff Tain Watts and DJ Pogo, and thankfully like Pine's previous foray into this realm, the tracks veer more towards the core ensemble than heavily ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Pollyseeds (Terrace Martin)Sounds Of Crenshaw Vol 1 ... CD
Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
A fantastic project from keyboardist Terrace Martin – very much in the same spirit as his excellent Velvet Portraits record, but even more collaborative overall – and, given the title, a wonderful expression of the new wave of soul that's been brewing up on the west coast! Martin's ... read more CD

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Gregory PorterLiquid Spirit ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. Used ... $7.99
Gregory Porter arrives on Blue Note Records – and the result is Porter's most fully-formed set so far – just the kind of album that will push him firmly into the limelight – a place that we've felt he's deserved for quite a few years! Porter's a hell of a singer, and a hell of a ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD

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Gregory PorterNat King Cole & Me (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Netherlands), 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 23.98
The great Gregory Porter in a very different setting than usual – working here with larger backings from an entire orchestra, as part of the album's tribute to Nat King Cole during his glory days at Capitol Records! The style here isn't the King Cole Trio vibe of the mid 40s, but instead ... (Vocalists, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Nat King Cole & Me ... LP 24.99

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Ryan PorterSpangle Lang Lane ... CD
World Galaxy/Alpha Pup, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
There's a trippy-looking Muppet on the cover, and that gives you part of a feeling of the album – but just a sliver, because the overall sound here is a lot more complex! The album's a masterpiece from west coast arranger Ryan Porter – a mix of deeper jazz with bits of soul and hip hop ... read more CD
Also available Spangle Lang Lane ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ PrinceRainbow Children ... CD
NPG, 2001. Used ... $19.99
We hate to say it, but we love this album! Prince is finally back in fine form – a return to the mellower, more soulful songs of the mid 80s, without any of the gimmicks or silly behavior of recent work. The sound is stripped down, warm, and very well put together – with some great ... (Soul, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Project Mama EarthMama Earth ... CD
Provogue, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
Joss Stone does a great job of reinventing herself here – taking her soulful vocals, and using them in a collaborative project that also features sounds from partners Nitin Sawheny, Jonathan Joseph, Etienne M'Bappe, and Jonathan Shorten! As you'd expect from the lineup, the style here is a ... read more CD

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R+R Now (Robert Glasper/Derrick Hodge/Terrace MartCollagically Speaking ... CD
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A soul jazz supergroup for the 21st Century – one that features individual players who've really blown our minds with their work over the past decade or so – all coming together in a combo that really lives up to its promise! R+R Now has a dream lineup – Robert Glasper on ... (Jazz, Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Collagically Speaking ... LP 24.99

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RadMake Every Second Count ... CD
7 Bridges, 2000. Used ... $13.99
The latest album from Rad – an underground soul singer who's been working in the groove scene for the past 10 years, crafting some wonderfully stripped-down albums that fit perfectly with the best of the nu soul releases we've been stocking! The backing's got a classic sound on most tracks ... (New Grooves, Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Toshi ReagonKindness ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1997. Used ... $2.99
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(Punch through barcode.)

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Eli Paperboy ReedEli Paperboy Reed Meets High & Mighty Brass Band (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... CD
Yep Roc, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A great combination of contemporary soul talents – the blue-eyed soul vocals of Eli Reed and the horn-heavy rhythms of the High & Mighty Brass Band! The setting's a nice one for Eli, and has a rootsy feel that you don't get on some of his other records – and in addition to the ... read more CD
Also available Eli Paperboy Reed Meets High & Mighty Brass Band (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP 19.99
 
 



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