Funky Compilations — Recently Added

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


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Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy
Maybe the best volume so far in this ultra-hip series – a collection that already focuses on lost righteous tunes from the 70s – but which really seems to hit a special space this time around! The music on the set often isn't exactly jazz, soul, or funk – yet it shares many of ... CD
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Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP
Maybe the best volume so far in this ultra-hip series – a collection that already focuses on lost righteous tunes from the 70s – but which really seems to hit a special space this time around! The music on the set often isn't exactly jazz, soul, or funk – yet it shares many of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy
A sublime mellow storm of funky jazz – all work from the indie underground back in the 70s – and spun out here by DL in an extended mix that makes all these great tracks sound even better in the company of each other! Few people can handled a mix of classic cuts this well – ... CD
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Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP
A really righteous little collection – and one that definitely blows away most of the competition! The style here is deeper and more sophisticated than just the usual batch of funky grooves – and instead, these artists work in a special space between spiritual jazz and more ambitious ... LP, Vinyl record album
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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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Shake-A-Leg
Perfect Toy (Germany), 1970s/2000s. New Copy
A funky & far reaching compilation on Perfect Toy! Shake-A-Leg features Afro Beat, jazz funk, funky hip hop and raw soul – compiled by Tobias Kirmayer and Jerker Kluge – highlighting the kinds of grooves they spin at their monthly club nights in Munich! It has a timeless feel, ... CD
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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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Cultures Of Soul, 1970s/2011. New Copy
They're not kidding about the title on this one – although they might have added "weirdest" to the name, too! The songs here are all familiar ones, especially if you dig rare grooves from the 60s and 70s – but the versions you'll hear are definitely unusual – often some ... LP, Vinyl record album
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P-Vine (Japan), 2015. New Copy
The title more than gives this one away – and the album's a great exploration of that growing global underground who've turned back towards the 70s, to re-embrace and re-invent the smooth contemporary sound of the decade! You might know a few names on here from the Dusty Groove racks – ... CD
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Salsoul/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs
Mr Salsoul is right – because with all his years in the clubs, DJ Danny Krivit has done plenty to keep the legacy of Salsoul Records alive – as you'll hear in this killer 2CD set that offers up two different Salsoul mixes by Krivit! The first CD features Danny mixing up a variety of ... CD
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Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
One of the best funky compilations ever! The folks at Stones Throw Records – home of some of the most funk-inspired hip hop of the past decade – have dug through the crates to come up with this incredible batch of 19 tunes, all well-researched, nicely remastered, and offered up here on ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Cultures Of Soul, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used
A great US take on the Jam Up Twist sound of DJ Andy Smith – the groove he explored on a previous compilation in the UK – now served up here in a different lineup for the states! The music is a mad mix of R&B, jump blues, rockabilly, and other raw sounds from the tail end of the ... CD
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Harmless (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used 2CD
The Pulp Fusion series makes a funky move towards the dancefloor – shifting from its earlier blend of older funk and jazz tunes into a more club-styled set that features some wonderful boogie groovers! The overall sound is still quite funky, but compiler DJ Pogo has opened the mix to ... CD
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Stax/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy
Stax Records turned out plenty of hits in the 60s – but the Memphis label was also a non-stop powerhouse of recording, and cut countless sides that were every bit as great as their hits, but never fully got their due! This collection brings together a huge amount of those gems – 24 ... CD
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Jazzman (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A treasure trove of raw soul and rough-edged R&B – a killer collection of material that originally appeared on the ultra-limited series of Juke Box Jam singles from Jazzman – sweetly collected into one nicely-priced package! The grooves here are totally great – and represent ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
Brazilian grooves that sound a lot more American than you might expect – a great run of funky club cuts that are dripping with plenty of soul and jazzy instrumentation! These tracks may hail from Brazil, but they have a vibe that really shows the growing Brazilian love of American soul at ... CD
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Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
A killer collection of funky soul from the Caribbean – not tracks that have a typical island sort of sound, with roots in calypso, soca, or reggae – and instead just he kind of key cuts that match the best underground work on the New York scene! Keep in mind that lots of American disco ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
Tremendous work from the Brazilian scene of the 70s – one of the few global sites to really capture the same sort of energy of American funk and soul, yet still be able to give it a great local twist of its own! From the bossa years onwards, Brazil was always full of super-tight musicians ... CD
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Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
Tremendous work from the Brazilian scene of the 70s – one of the few global sites to really capture the same sort of energy of American funk and soul, yet still be able to give it a great local twist of its own! From the bossa years onwards, Brazil was always full of super-tight musicians ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated February 11, 2016


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