Funky Compilations — Recently Added

XGreat compilations from labels like Soul Jazz, Ace, Numero, BBE, Vampi Soul, BGP, Luv N Haight, Harmless, Tramp, Jazzman, and others!


FTG, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD
The vaults are open again, and the folks at FTG have done another amazing job of pulling together rare soul tracks from their massive catalog of reissues! FTG focus here mostly on vintage Sony/RCA material – and the 3CD package features a great mix of 70s and 80s soul – tunes that ... CD
SDB Discos, Early 80s. New Copy
Rare Brazilian funk from the early 80s – served up here on a range of tracks that originally appeared on Brazil's unique 7" compacto format at the time! The smaller records were the nation's equivalent to 12" singles up north – and most spun at 33rpm, which allowed more space ... LP, Vinyl record album
Better Days/Sony (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
A really great look at the Better Days label from Japan – an imprint that came into being during the late 70s, as a way to showcase some of the amazing new sounds from a scene that was really coming into its own! The set is titled "Funky & Mellow' – and features some of the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Expansion (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
A great volume in this really unique series – a set that delivers the laidback grooves promised in the title, but often from sources that are quite unusual too! Most of the cuts are soul numbers – including a few underground gems that you'll recognize – but there's also work from ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP
A record club that's way way cooler than the Columbia House version of the 70s – as the Mr Bongo take on the format features only rare funk tracks from around the world! Most of these tunes here are from vintage Brazilian and African sources – but the tunes still have plenty of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Numero, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy
Some of the heaviest cuts from the Numero Records catalog – brought together here on a cool compilation that follows the format of some of the Wu-Tang/Shaolin funk collections! The music is way more than break-oriented funk – as some of these tracks are deep soul numbers, but have this ... LP, Vinyl record album
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy
Classic cuts from the Roadshow label – one of the key companies who helped get the disco groove going in the 70s! Roadshow was a small indie that really managed to pick up on the fast funk modes that were suddenly exploding on east coast dancefloors – the kind of cuts that spurred on ... CD
Vostock (New Zealand), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP
A little-heard assortment of rare funk tracks from the 70s – all music with a unique hybrid of styles, originally only issued for the small scene in Aotearoa – which most of us know as the nation of New Zealand! The music here draws on both American funk and south Pacific styles – ... LP, Vinyl record album
K7 (Germany), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s/2010s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Kerri Chandler's given the world lots of his own great music over the past decade or two – but he's also a hell of a selector when it comes to the classics, and here he brings together a rich array of classic 70s and 80s grooves, and mixes them with a few more contemporary cuts as well! The ... LP, Vinyl record album
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold
A killer set of rare club and underground disco – filled with lots of tracks we haven't seen on other collections! Andy Smith has given us many amazing compilations over the years – sets that have a special mix magic, made up of rocksteady, reggae, vintage funk, and even some ... LP, Vinyl record album
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD
More soul than disco overall – but with more than enough groove to get heavy play on an 80s-styled dancefloor! Once again this great series brings back a host of heavy cuts from back in the days – post-disco numbers from those key early 80s years when soul started to cross over big ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy
Boogie, electro, and 80s groove – all sorted out nicely in this killer collection of ultra-rare cuts! As with previous volumes, this edition of Nighttime Lovers shows a side of the 80s that hardly got any play at the time – the more underground work by lesser-known artists, much of ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy
A masterpiece of 80s groove – a totally sweet blend of overlooked treasures and classic numbers from the left side of the clubs – all wrapped up together as a mighty nice blend! The set digs a lot deeper than some of the earlier Masterpiece volumes – it has to, given the length ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s. New Copy
A set that really gets at the full spectrum of the boogaloo groove – not just the Spanish Harlem sounds of the Latin Soul generation – but also the deeper roots of the style from across the USA! "Boogaloo" is a term that most folks use to refer to that New York uptown fusion ... CD
Million Dollar Disco/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
The dancefloor just got a whole lot funkier – thanks to an incredible selection of rare disco and club tracks from the best years of the genre! The set list here is really amazing – the kind of tunes that rarely turn up this easily, and never in such a cohesive package – and our ... LP, Vinyl record album
Million Dollar Disco/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
The dancefloor just got a whole lot funkier – thanks to an incredible selection of rare disco and club tracks from the best years of the genre! The set list here is really amazing – the kind of tunes that rarely turn up this easily, and never in such a cohesive package – and our ... LP, Vinyl record album
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 5LP
An incredible collection – and one that fills in a crucially under-documented side of the New York dancefloor generation – the wealth of special mixes and edits that were made for that city's important DJs for their own use in clubs! The package sorts through a mountain of never-issued ... LP, Vinyl record album
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
BBE (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold
The title says "jazz", but there's a lot more going on here – a range of groundbreaking sounds and styles from the 70s, with some sweet electric modes, occasional Latin rhythms, currents of soul, and even a bit of Brazilian too! The package really takes us back to the kind of rare ... LP, Vinyl record album
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... CD
 
Updated January 16, 2018


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