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!


Warner (Australia), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD
Some blues, but not the kind that's blue – and instead a batch of messed-up, freaked-out, turned-on sounds from the end of the 60s – that magical time when it seemed like so many different genres were crashing together, and coming up with really great new music in the process! The set ... CD
541 (Belgium), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
You may know Troubleman from a number of records issued under his own name – including some great work for the Far Out label – but as the image on the front cover also indicates, he's a hell of a record collector – with crates that are plenty big enough to give us some wonderful ... LP, Vinyl record album
Flying Dutchman/Soul Brother (UK), Early 70s. New Copy
Funky soul, righteous jazz, and hip production made the Flying Dutchman label one of the greatest imprints of the early 70s! The label was the brainchild of producer Bob Thiele, and was a post-60s project to bring together unheard voices in African American culture – recording heavily in a ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
The In-Kraut series is at it again – moving and grooving in a hip array of funk and mod styles from the 60s and 70s – most of which are even fuzzier and more upbeat than on previous volumes! The music here is heavy on Hammond, guitar, and romping drums – and a fair bit of tunes ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 80s/1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 3CD
An overstuffed collection of hip hop cuts from the west coast scene – one that brings together a big batch of classic cuts in a nicely extended space – all for a price that's mighty nice too! There's not too many obscure moments here – although there might be one or two tracks ... CD
Sony (Germany), 1980s/1990s. New Copy 3CD
3CD's worth of music from the classic years of the east coast hip hop scene – not the old school cuts right from the start, but material from the second two decades, when the music was really coming into its own! There's loads of classics here, for a very nice price – including some ... CD
Sony (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A great little collection of 70s soul – one that's mostly mainstream, and a really great reminder of all the wonderful sounds that were coming our way, back in the day! The work here is from a variety of Sony labels – old catalog cuts from Columbia, RCA, and Philly International – ... LP, Vinyl record album
Sony (Germany), Late 30s/1940s/1950s/1960s. New Copy 3CD
A wealth of rare jazz tracks, mostly from the 50s and 60s – and almost all from the super-huge catalogs of Columbia and RCA Records! The music here is a mix of vocal and instrumental tracks, and the collection does a nice job of mixing in more obscure numbers with classics – which ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
The In-Kraut series is at it again – moving and grooving in a hip array of funk and mod styles from the 60s and 70s – most of which are even fuzzier and more upbeat than on previous volumes! The music here is heavy on Hammond, guitar, and romping drums – and a fair bit of tunes ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy
Japanese porno grooves from the mid 70s – served up in a range of styles that are quite different than their American or European counterparts! There's definitely a "sexy" feel to the music here – one that sometimes comes through with conventional electric funk riffing – ... CD
Festival, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A great look at the influence of psychedelia on funk music – served up here in territory that starts with electric Miles Davis and prime Jimi Hendrix – then takes off into great new space of its own! The collection's awash in freak and fuzz, but also has plenty of heavy drums and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Festival/Warner (Australia), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy
A fantastic collection of rare funk and soul from the Australian scene of the 70s – and a collection that goes way past some of the more familiar ground covered by other compilations! There have been a few key looks at the Aussie scene over the years – all of them really revelatory ... CD
Festival, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD
A great look at the influence of psychedelia on funk music – served up here in territory that starts with electric Miles Davis and prime Jimi Hendrix – then takes off into great new space of its own! The collection's awash in freak and fuzz, but also has plenty of heavy drums and ... CD
Warner (Australia), Late 60s. New Copy
A great little collection – even though we almost resent the title for mis-stating the quality of these tunes! We'd hardly call these cuts "dodgy" or "silly" – as most of them are pretty darn wonderful, and represent a fresh new flowering of the bossa sound from ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 70s. New Copy
A totally great entry in one of our favorite-ever collections of Philly Soul – a series that goes way past the obvious, to uncover the kind of underground gems that made the Philadelphia scene interesting – even when they were turning out hits! Make no mistake, these aren't clunky cuts ... CD
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
Solid (Japan), 1970s. New Copy
Lots of beats and breaks – and the groove is a lot less mellow than you'd guess from the title! Tracks are pulled from some of the coolest indie labels of the 70s – Brunswick, HDH, and Salsoul – and the focus is on tracks that have lots of heavy drums and sharp changes – of ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD
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 ... CD
Athens Of The North (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP
One of the coolest collections of music we've ever heard from the legendary TK Records in Miami – a company that was a powerhouse of 70s hits and disco classics – but which also cut some wonderful underground soul at the time! This sublime set looks at that great lesser-known legacy of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Light In The Attic, New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A sweet little set that definitely aims to stake out its own little territory – with a groove that lives up surprisingly well to the title! The music here is way funkier than you might expect – and comes from a time when many popular singers were working in studios staffed by cats who ... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated February 19, 2017


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