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✨✧ PioneersGreetings From The Pioneers (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Amalgamated/Doctor Bird (UK), 1968. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The rare first album from a heavenly Jamaican vocal group – the wonderful Pioneers, who have a rock-solid quality here that sounds even better with production from Joe Gibbs! The trio have a way of criss-crossing their vocals in the harmonies that's wonderful – bumping around with all these mellow-stepping grooves that seem to encourage them to stretch things out even more with the rhythms – all in a mode that's lean, lovely, and overflowing with the soulful currents that made this era in Jamaican music so great! Titles include "Me Naw Go A Believe", "You'll Never Get Away", "Shake It Up", "Whip Them", "No Dope Me Pony", "Sweet Dreams", "Jackpot", and "Give Me A Little Loving" – plus two tracks by the Righteous Flames too. PLUS, this 2CD package features a huge amount of bonus tracks – 42 more tracks that feature many other Joe Gibbs rocksteady work – lots more tracks by The Pioneers, plus more from Errol Dunkley, The Mellotones, Jackie Robinson, Lyn Taitt & The Jets, The Spanishites, Neville Hinds, The Royals, Invaders, and many more. CD
 
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Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (2CD special edition) ... CD
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
A really fantastic collaboration between two pioneers of African music – and a set that nicely opens both into the jazziest side of their talents! Hugh Masekela blows flugelhorn, and Tony Allen handles drums and plenty of percussion – and although both artists sing a bit, the main focus here is really on the instrumentation – as half the album's tracks are instrumentals, and there's plenty of room for solos over the really great rhythms in the mix! The lineup of players is great, too – tight, but with some nice surprises – including tenor from Steve Williamson, vibes from Lewis Wright, and keyboards from Joe Armon Jones – on titles that include "Robbers Thugs & Muggers", "Agbada Bougou", "Obama Shuffle Street Blues", "We've Landed", "Slow Bones", and "Never". Great 2CD edition – in a hardcover book-styled cover, with a bonus CD of remixes! CD

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George DukeNo Rhyme No Reason – The Elektra/Warner Years 1985 to 2000 (3CD set) ... CD
Elektra/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 80s/1990s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99 30.99
George Duke at the end of the century – still going strong with the wonderful mix of jazz, funk, and soul that he pioneered in the 70s – a style that really grows and shifts in mighty nice way over the course of the material in the set! Duke moved from Epic to Elektra and Warner during the time of these tracks – and while some of the material has George picking up more 80s-styled keyboard elements and rhythms, the set also progresses towards other material that's maybe even more back to basics in a jazz sort of way – first electric, then more acoustic – but with some nice variations that show that Duke, one of the real pioneers, was still doing a lot more with soulful jazz than most of his contemporaries! You'll definitely find a few vocal cuts here – George always had a great ear for a singer – and throughout, the man's skills on the keyboard continue to be strong – especially tilted towards that nice sense of space that Duke picked up after his jamming years in the mid 70s. As with other titles on the Soulmusic label, the choice of cuts is great – really focusing on the kind of special album tracks that show a deeper side of the artist than the singles – with a total of 45 tracks that include "Mystery Eyes", "Say Hello", "The Touch", "From Dusk To Dawn", "It's Our World", "So I'll Pretend", "Montreux Nights", "Love Can Be So Cold", "No Rhyme No Reason", "6 O'Clock", "Fame", "560 SL", "Rise Up", "Guilty", "I Surrender", "Thief In The Night", "The Times We've Known", "All About You", "If You Will", "She's Amazing", "Thinin About You", "Fill The Need", and "Never Be Another". CD

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Moor MotherJazz Codes ... CD
Anti, 2022. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Moor Mother's an artist who just keeps on getting more and more interesting with each new release – definitely in a genre that's completely her own – one that lives up to the spirit of west coast underground pioneers in recent decades – and, as with those artists, seemingly finds a sonic space that none of us knew existed! Under her real name, Camae Ayewa, Moor Mother has roots in musical education in the world of higher learning – and here, she's managed to draw together many strands of that experience into a voice that's not only all her own, but completely organic and laidback too – a mixture of hip hop, soul, spoken word, and some of the jazzier currents promised in the title. Nearly every single track features a collaboration – artists include Nicole Mitchell, Melanie Charles, Jason Moran, Wolf Weston, and many others – and titles include "Woody Shaw", "Ode To Mary", "Umzansi", "Golden Lady", "Blame", "Blues Away", "Dust Together", "Arms Save", "Barely Woke", "Rap Jasm", and "Joe McPhee Nation Time Intro". CD
Also available Jazz Codes ... LP 21.99

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Moor MotherJazz Codes ... LP
Anti, 2022. New Copy ... $21.99 23.99
Moor Mother's an artist who just keeps on getting more and more interesting with each new release – definitely in a genre that's completely her own – one that lives up to the spirit of west coast underground pioneers in recent decades – and, as with those artists, seemingly finds a sonic space that none of us knew existed! Under her real name, Camae Ayewa, Moor Mother has roots in musical education in the world of higher learning – and here, she's managed to draw together many strands of that experience into a voice that's not only all her own, but completely organic and laidback too – a mixture of hip hop, soul, spoken word, and some of the jazzier currents promised in the title. Nearly every single track features a collaboration – artists include Nicole Mitchell, Melanie Charles, Jason Moran, Wolf Weston, and many others – and titles include "Woody Shaw", "Ode To Mary", "Umzansi", "Golden Lady", "Blame", "Blues Away", "Dust Together", "Arms Save", "Barely Woke", "Rap Jasm", and "Joe McPhee Nation Time Intro". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jazz Codes ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ NeuNeu 50 (Neu 1/Neu 2/Neu 75/Tributes 1 & 2) (5CD set) ... CD
Gronland (Germany), Mid 70s/2022. New Copy 5CD ... $51.99 54.99
A massive tribute to the music of Neu – set with three classic albums, and an exclusive double-length batch of mixes and covers too! First up is the self-titled Neu – maybe not the earliest record in the Krautrock generation, but a set that certainly set a new sort of standard after it was released! The group mix together slow-building rhythms and plenty of fuzz – all recorded by the great Conny Plank, who has a way of blending the songs and all their many elements – instrumentation put together by ex-Kraftwerk members Klaus Dinger and Michael Rother – who mostly use guitars, bass, and drums – but end up turning them into something completely different with the help of Plank! Some of the tracks are quite long, and really take a great path to find their way forward – very different than Can or Cluster, at least from an outside perspective – but equally classic. Titles include "Hallogallo", "Sonderangerbot", "Im Gluck", "Negativland", "Weissensee", and "Lieber Honig". Neu 2 follows, and continues their trademark pulsating rhythms and raw Teutonic energy – essential listening not only for its titanic importance to the minimalist rock to come – but for it's impeccable hard driving hypnotic genius that has yet to be topped by any of the followers. The album starts off with the longer piece "Fur Immer", while the rest of the album is made up of mostly shorter segments, including "Spitzenqualitat", "Super 16", "Cassetto" and "Hallo Excentrico!". Next is Neu 75 – the third album in a legendary run from Krautrock pioneers Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger – one that uses two different drummers next to the duo's fantastic spare blend of keyboards, guitar, and electronics! The sound is still nice and lean, and every bit as revolutionary as on their first two records – and the whole thing is a masterpiece in blending waves of sonic energy and pulsating rhythms! Titles include "Isi", "See Land", "Leb Wohl", "Hero", "E-Musik", and "After Eight". The set also features the two-part Tribute album – hardly the usual tribute project – as a number of tracks are remixes of the originals, blended with other very unusual takes and original material! Titles include "Im Gluck" (National rmx)", "Weissensee (Fink version)", "Negativland (Idles negative space rework)", "After Eight (They Hate Change cover)", "Lieber Honig (Yann Tiersen rmx)", "Super (Mogwai rmx)", and "Hallogallo (Stephen Morris & Gabe Gurnsey rmx)". CD

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NeuNeu 50 (Neu 1/Neu 2/Neu 75/Tributes 1 & 2) (5LP set) ... LP
Gronland (Germany), Mid 70s/2022. New Copy 5LP ... $121.99 129.99 On October 21, 2022
A massive tribute to the music of Neu – set with three classic albums, and an exclusive double-length batch of mixes and covers too! First up is the self-titled Neu – maybe not the earliest record in the Krautrock generation, but a set that certainly set a new sort of standard after it was released! The group mix together slow-building rhythms and plenty of fuzz – all recorded by the great Conny Plank, who has a way of blending the songs and all their many elements – instrumentation put together by ex-Kraftwerk members Klaus Dinger and Michael Rother – who mostly use guitars, bass, and drums – but end up turning them into something completely different with the help of Plank! Some of the tracks are quite long, and really take a great path to find their way forward – very different than Can or Cluster, at least from an outside perspective – but equally classic. Titles include "Hallogallo", "Sonderangerbot", "Im Gluck", "Negativland", "Weissensee", and "Lieber Honig". Neu 2 follows, and continues their trademark pulsating rhythms and raw Teutonic energy – essential listening not only for its titanic importance to the minimalist rock to come – but for it's impeccable hard driving hypnotic genius that has yet to be topped by any of the followers. The album starts off with the longer piece "Fur Immer", while the rest of the album is made up of mostly shorter segments, including "Spitzenqualitat", "Super 16", "Cassetto" and "Hallo Excentrico!". Next is Neu 75 – the third album in a legendary run from Krautrock pioneers Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger – one that uses two different drummers next to the duo's fantastic spare blend of keyboards, guitar, and electronics! The sound is still nice and lean, and every bit as revolutionary as on their first two records – and the whole thing is a masterpiece in blending waves of sonic energy and pulsating rhythms! Titles include "Isi", "See Land", "Leb Wohl", "Hero", "E-Musik", and "After Eight". The set also features the two-part Tribute album – hardly the usual tribute project – as a number of tracks are remixes of the originals, blended with other very unusual takes and original material! Titles include "Im Gluck" (National rmx)", "Weissensee (Fink version)", "Negativland (Idles negative space rework)", "After Eight (They Hate Change cover)", "Lieber Honig (Yann Tiersen rmx)", "Super (Mogwai rmx)", and "Hallogallo (Stephen Morris & Gabe Gurnsey rmx)". LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Neu 50 (Neu 1/Neu 2/Neu 75/Tributes 1 & 2) (5CD set) ... CD 51.99

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VariousExplosive Rock Steady (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Amalgamated/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
A killer collection of early work from producer Joe Gibbs – the kind of all-burning material that made Joe such a fresh new voice on the rocksteady scene in Kingston, and a studio whiz who helped set the tone for countless others to come! There's a quality to this work that's wonderful – groups that are tight, but never uptight – and singers that are very much part of the groove, almost urged on by the instrumentation by the well-chosen studio players that Gibbs chose for these early gems on his Amalgamated record label. Titles include "Long Shot" by The Pioneers, "I'm Moving On" by Keith Blake, "Miss Tourist" by Errol Dunkley, "Hold Them" by Roy Shirley, "Train To Soulville" by Cool Sticky, "Push It In" by The Versatiles, and "Come Brothers" by Hugh Malcolm. 2CD set features a stunning 46 bonus tracks, a number of which appear here on CD for the first time – other Joe Gibbs late 60s productions for artists who include Vin Gordon, The Versatiles, Creations, Eric Monty Morris, The Overtakers, Leaders, Dennis Walks, Lee King Perry, Lord Salmons, Neville Hinds, and others. CD

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✨✧ Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (180 gram pressing – special edition) ... LP
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really fantastic collaboration between two pioneers of African music – and a set that nicely opens both into the jazziest side of their talents! Hugh Masekela blows flugelhorn, and Tony Allen handles drums and plenty of percussion – and although both artists sing a bit, the main focus here is really on the instrumentation – as half the album's tracks are instrumentals, and there's plenty of room for solos over the really great rhythms in the mix! The lineup of players is great, too – tight, but with some nice surprises – including tenor from Steve Williamson, vibes from Lewis Wright, and keyboards from Joe Armon Jones – on titles that include "Robbers Thugs & Muggers", "Agbada Bougou", "Obama Shuffle Street Blues", "We've Landed", "Slow Bones", and "Never". Great 2LP version – with a bonus album of remix material! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rejoice (2CD special edition) ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Freedom ExpressGet Down/Freedom Express ... 12-inch
Soul Cal, 1975. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mid 70s funk from Austin, TX's Freedom Express! This Freedom Express branched out from Texas funk pioneers Fabulous Mark III – it's not the earlier 70s combo with the same name that recorded for Mercury – and they reportedly only ever cut these couple tunes. "Get Town" is a great little mid tempo funk tune – with some spacey Moog in the mix, gritty lead vocals and backed by sweeter group harmonies. A great cut with roots in earlier 70s funk, but prefigures some of the more otherworldly sounds to come later on in the decade! The eponymous flipside instrumental is in turns heavier and more soaringly soulful – with some searing lead guitar on top of the funky drums and horns – chops that suggests the group really could of hit it big with a small twist of fate! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Soul Cal sleeve.)

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✨✧ Moor MotherJazz Codes (turquoise vinyl pressing) ... LP
Anti, 2022. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Moor Mother's an artist who just keeps on getting more and more interesting with each new release – definitely in a genre that's completely her own – one that lives up to the spirit of west coast underground pioneers in recent decades – and, as with those artists, seemingly finds a sonic space that none of us knew existed! Under her real name, Camae Ayewa, Moor Mother has roots in musical education in the world of higher learning – and here, she's managed to draw together many strands of that experience into a voice that's not only all her own, but completely organic and laidback too – a mixture of hip hop, soul, spoken word, and some of the jazzier currents promised in the title. Nearly every single track features a collaboration – artists include Nicole Mitchell, Melanie Charles, Jason Moran, Wolf Weston, and many others – and titles include "Woody Shaw", "Ode To Mary", "Umzansi", "Golden Lady", "Blame", "Blues Away", "Dust Together", "Arms Save", "Barely Woke", "Rap Jasm", and "Joe McPhee Nation Time Intro". LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie store exclusive opaque turquoise vinyl pressing.)
Also available
Jazz Codes ... LP 21.99
Jazz Codes ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Perrey & KingsleyKaleidoscopic Vibrations – Electronic Pop Music From Way Out ... LP
Vanguard, 1967. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the legendary Perry & Kingsley moog records, with all of their early experiments with the instrument, and all of the weird tape cut-ups and production effects, over some versions of cool sixties pop stuff, and a host of original tracks. Titles include "Pioneers Of The Stars", "Fallout", "One Note Samba", "Umbrellas of Cherbourg", "The Savers", and "Toy Balloons". Also with a nice version of "Mas Que Nada"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysRiding Your Way – The Lost Transcriptions For Tiffany Music 1946/1947 ... CD
Real Gone, 1946/1947. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing, largely unheard collection of recordings by Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys! If you're not down with the lore, what's now known as The Tiffany Transcriptions is a series of recordings that the western swing pioneers cut for Tiffany Music, Inc. in the mid-to-late 40s, which were intended only for syndicated radio play at the time – but Tiffany went bust shortly thereafter, and a lot of went unheard for years and years. Wills and his Playboys are really at a peak level here – bridging rural dancehall music with swing jazz in landmark fashion and folksy charm. We've always been huge fans of Playboys singer Tommy Duncan, and he's in top form here, - and the set includes some excellent instrumentals, too. It features 50 tracks on 2CDs – 30 of which have never been reissued, or included on earlier Tiffany Transcriptions anthologies – and 20 of the 50 have never been released before now! Includes "Put Another Chair At The Table", "Travelin' Blues", "Bubbles In My Beer", "Detour", "Sliver Dew On The Blue Grass Tonight", "On The Alamo (Instrumental)", "Ragtime Annie (Instrumental)", "Goodnight Little Sweetheart", "I Wonder If You Feel The Way I Do", "She's Gone", "Still Water Runs The Deepest" and many more. Deluxe package, too! CD

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✨✧ Susumu YokotaSymbol ... LP
Skintone/P-Vine (Japan), 2005. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful bit of ambient work from Susumu Yokota – a set that seems to continue some of the spirit of the Japanese minimal scene of the 80s, but with some instrumentation and production that's a bit more contemporary – especially in the "crispy" way that some of the rhythms and samples come into the mix! Where some of Susumu's predecessors were pioneers in music like this, it's almost as if Yokota is here trying to bring forward all the other global elements that had been influenced by earlier Japanese electronic music – but took things into all their own directions – directions that are embraced here with a real sense of beauty and balance! Titles include "Song Of The Sleeping Forest", "Purple Rose Minuet", "Blue Sky & Yellow Sunflower", "Capriccio & The Innovative Composer", "Fairy Dance Of Twinkle & Shadow", and "Traveler In The Wonderland". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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✨✧ VariousTighten Up Vol 4 ... LP
Trojan (UK), 1971. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the legendary entries in this classic series from Trojan Records – with tracks that include "Blood & Fire" by Niney The Observer, "Grooving Out On Life" by Hopeton Lewis, "Starvation" by The Pioneers, "Johnny Too Bad" by The Slickers, "Selah" by The Ethiopians, "Stand By Your Man" by Merlene Webber, and "Bush Doctor" by The Music Doctors. LP, Vinyl record album
(Early UK orange and white label pressing – a great copy!)

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✨✧ VariousOkeh Western Swing ... LP
Epic, 1930s/1940s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A great collection from one of the strongest labels in the western swing game during the 30s and 40s – with tracks by Sons Of The West, Bob Wills, Hank Penny, Light Crust Doughboys, Sons Of The Pioneers, Saddle Tramps, Blue Ridge Playboys, Emmett Miller, Spade Cooley, and others! LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has a cutout hole.)
 
 
 



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