Funky Compilations — Recently Added

Well-chosen compilations, filled with great sounds -- often focused around an overlooked scene or style!


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Born Bad (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Grooviness abounds! This set's a wonderful batch of obscure French pop tunes – the kind of upbeat, hard-swinging 60s numbers that are a far cry from the moodier, more sentimental modes of the years before – with complicated elements laid alongside some straightforward grooves – ... CD
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Leng (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs
A totally sweet little set – one that's filled with laidback, easygoing gems from the 70s underground – offered up here in both mixed and unmixed versions! The tunes aren't the psych you might expect from the title – and are instead these warm, personal numbers that lie somewhere ... CD
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Henry Street/BBE (UK), 1990s/2000s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold
20 years of inventive, profoundly soul and funk infused, floor shaking dance music from Henry Street Music – given a top shelf anniversary showcase in conjunction with BBE! Since first breaking ground in the mid 90s, Henry Street has been there for some of best dancefloor guru's of their day ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Brutal/B- Music (UK), New Copy
Heady, rare, mysterious grooves mixed by Dom Thomas – his Exploding Disco Inevitable – unidentified, but know less hypnotic or enthralling bits of synthy funk, proto house club thump, eerie washes of psych ambience and global rock! It's a follow up to the Miscellaneous Mutant Mishaps ... CD
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Freestyle (UK), 2007. New Copy 2CD
No Messin Around here – as the grooves are tight, right, and very much on the money – a wicked batch of jazz dance numbers new and old – all hand-picked by the talents behind London's Messin Around club night! The feel here almost takes us back to Dingwalls in the glory years ... CD
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BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP
Heavy funk galore – and easily one of the best titles in the massive Super Funk series! This one seems to go deeper than all the previous volumes – really digging down for some obscure tracks that push past the obvious funky 45 standards, to include some lost gems from rare sources in ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
An incredible double dose of boogie funk and clubby grooves – selected by Joey Negro and Sean P, and filled with heavy basslines, funky drums, squelching synths, and floor-shaking rare groovers from the late 70s and early 80s! Joey Negro and Sean P are master compilers of rare funk & ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tramp (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy
Maybe the coolest collection so far in this all-great series – a package that really has the Movements set expanding its vibe – to include some jazzier and more R&B-based titles as well – a perfect mix for their long-running love of funk and soul! The collection's got a ... CD
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Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tramp (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy
A legendary label that you may know for its deep soul and blues-drenched work of the 60s – served up here with a special focus on the imprint's funkier tracks and groovers! The Goldband studios were down in Louisiana, not far from New Orleans – but the styles here aren't just the usual ... CD
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Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs
Rare funk, soul, and jazz – all with the same great gritty sound we've come to love from the Movements series! The collection is right in line with some of the excellent funky 45 reissues from the Tramp label – but the set also shows their deeper digging in recent years, and their ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy
One of the coolest, hippest compilations we've heard in years – and a set that uncovers a whole new style of underground grooves from the 70s! The work here is definitely in the funk, soul, and jazz territory of other compilations – but it's also got a unique vibe of its own, too ... CD
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Numero, Early 80s. New Copy 2LP & DVD
A funky soul compilation, and a sweet TV show as well – presented here in an ultra-cool collection that offers both audio and video work from this short-lived Chicago dance show! The Chicago Party was a very local UHF program in the Windy City – one that was kind of a homegrown version ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs
The amazing prequel to the big wave of funk and soul that exploded from the Minneapolis scene at the end of the 70s – early sounds that really point the way towards later grooves from folks like Prince, Alexander O'Neal, Andre Cymone, and the team of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis! The massive ... CD
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Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP
A long-overdue collection – and a rich document of one of our favorite sides of the Chicago soul scene! The package is devoted to the tiny Nickel and Penny labels, but it's also equally a set dedicated to legendary radio DJ Richard Pegue – whose work in both mainstream soul and later ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A treasure trove of funk and soul from one heck of a great little label – Columbus, Ohio's short-lived Capsoul imprint – only around for 5 years in the 70s, but home to a great flurry of indie singles! We first caught onto the label's brilliance with their funky classics "Hot ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP
An amazing introduction to one of the most significant cultural movements in the latter half of the 20th Century – the groundbreaking years of Tropicalia in late 60s Brazil! The music and legacy of Tropicalia are referenced often, but hardly ever presented this well – and this package ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs
Way more than just another collection of 70s disco – as the folks at Soul Jazz have really gone all-out for this one, and turned up a range of tremendous cuts from the underground! None of these tracks were disco hits at the time, and instead they're the sort of numbers that only bubbled far ... CD
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Tramp (Germany), 2007. New Copy
Contemporary grooves, but all pretty darn funky – thanks to an excellent track selection by Tobias Kirmayer – the same guy who brought us the excellents Movements collections! A few of the titles here are of older vintage, but most are pulled from the same deep funk underground that ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Numero, Late 60s. New Copy
That's a sweet image on the cover – and the grooves inside are equally dynamic too – a really wonderful collection that's easily one of the most compelling in Numero's Eccentric Soul series! The work here all hails from the tiny San Antonio scene of the late 60s – but much of the ... CD
 
Updated May 24, 2015


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