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XHeavy funk from the contemporary scene -- from labels like Daptone, Truth & Soul, Now Again, Schema, Freestyle, and Legere!



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VariousRaw Funk ... CD
Hotpie & Candy/Instinct, Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
Sounds like rare funk material from the 60s – and the notes make you think the same thing – but the grooves were cut during the last 10 years, by the European funk combos that made up the now-defunkt Soulciety label! The imprint was one of the best acid jazz labels in the early 90s ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Philadelphia ExperimentPhiladelphia Experiment/Calling All Demons/Grover ... 12-inch
Ropeadope, 2001. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A sweeeeet little promo single – featuring 3 of the funkiest tracks off of the Philadelphia Experiment LP on Atlantic! The tunes have some great funky work on bass and drums – plus keyboards by Uri Caine that are out of sight! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Poets Of RhythmDiscern/Define ... CD
Quannum, 2001. Used ... $7.99
The funky West Coast sound rises again! This excellent full-length set by the Poets Of Rhythm is a monster – filled with stoner funk tracks that recall the glory days of groups like Mandrill, War, Malo, and El Chicano, touched with some of the messed-up funk of the Bay Area scene of the ... read more CD

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Sugarman ThreeSweet Spot ... CD
Unique (Germany), 2001. Used ... $11.99
As funky as ever! We know what you're thinking: The Sugarman Three on a European label? Wassup wit dat? Don't worry, though, because most of the set was recorded at the Desco Studios in New York – and is sort of a combination of tracks lifted from other Desco releases, plus a few new ones ... read more CD

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Sugarman ThreePure Cane Sugar ... CD
Daptone, 2002. Used ... $7.99
The greatest album to date from Sugarman 3 – one of the funkiest combos of the past 50 years! The group's organ/sax sound has never sounded so great – and it's pumped up even further here from some added guest instrumentation, including drums from Bernard Purdie, plus vocals on a ... read more CD

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Hypnotic Brass EnsembleHypnotic Brass Ensemble (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 2009. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
The amazing full length debut of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – a cool combo from the Chicago scene who've been making some big waves around the world over the past few years! The brass-heavy group have a family legacy that links them to the Artistic Heritage Ensemble of Phil Cohran – and ... read more CD

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Andra DayCheers To The Fall ... CD
Warner, 2015. Used ... $8.99
A brilliant debut for singer Andra Day! Ms. Day, as you're surely aware if you've read any of her press, is profoundly influenced by classic soul, but believe us, she's got style, confidence and a voice – wow, that voice – that truly transcends retro revivalism. This is truly one of ... (Neo Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Quantic Soul OrchestraTropidelico ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2007. Used ... $6.99
A whole new sound for Quantic, and a great one too – a mixture of his older funk with newer influences from Latin music – all in a blend that's totally fresh, and very unique! This "Latin chapter" of the Quantic sound has been showing up a bit on remixes and singles over the ... read more CD

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Jason LindnerLive UK ... CD
Sunnyside, 2004. Used ... $5.99
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JB HornsI Like It Like That ... CD
Soulciety (Germany), 1993. Used ... $9.99
An overlooked gem from the years when most of the rest of the world had forgotten about the JBs – but Fred Wesley and the group were still going strong! The set's a great meeting of two funky generations – the classic James Brown funk of the late 60s and early 70s, and some of the ... (Soul, Deep Funk) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Akoya Afrobeat EnsemblePDP ... CD
Afrobomb, 2008. Used ... $4.99
A full-length cooker from Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble – a group who normally manage to pack an album's worth of energy into a 12" single! Given that talent, you can imagine how much is going on here – thanks to some very long tracks that serve up a classic 70s-styled take on Afrobeat ... (Global Grooves, Deep Funk) read more CD

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Robert Walter's 20th CongressMoney Shot ... CD
Fog City, 2000. Used ... $7.99
A killer album of soul jazz from Robert Walter – most famously known as the keyboardist with the Greyboy All Stars, but a killer player in his own right, and the leader of the soon-to-be famous 20th Congress! The group features some killer drumming by Stanton Moore of Galactic – and ... read more CD

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Como MamasMove Upstairs ... CD
Daptone, 2017. Used ... $9.99
A second fantastic set from this Mississippi gospel trio – and one that mixes their heavenly vocals with a bit of Daptone Records funk! The set's produced by Bosco Mann, who also plays bass in the quartet that backs up the singers – and the groove is raw and gritty, with a vibe that ... (Gospel, Deep Funk) read more CD
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Move Upstairs ... CD 12.99
Move Upstairs (limited white colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 18.99

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Greyboy AllstarsInland Emperor ... CD
MRI, 2013. Used ... $10.99
Damn great work from the Greyboy Allstars – a record that's deeper, hipper, and more rewarding than we ever remember from the group – a rich blend of jazz and funk, without any tricks or gimmicks at all! The playing of the members has really deepened a lot since the last album – ... read more CD
Also available Inland Emperor ... LP 15.99

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Yesterdays New QuintetSound Directions – The Funky Side Of Life ... CD
Stones Throw, 2005. Used ... $4.99
A fresh serving of genius from Madlib – served up here in yet another manifestation of the Yesterday's New Quintet combo! Sound Directions have a groove that's quite similar to YNQ, but which focuses a bit more on the skittish percussion of Otis Jackson and "Sloppy" Joe Johnson ... read more CD

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Greyboy15 Years Of West Coast Cool ... CD
Ubiquity, 1990s/Early 2000s. Used ... $4.99
A massive look at the music of Greyboy – one that features classic cuts, previously unreleased tracks, and rare mixes as well! Back in the early 90s, when most of the few funky records coming out of the west coast were pretty darn weak, Greyboy really caught our ears with his raw, stripped-do ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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GreyboySoul Mosaic ... CD
Ubiquity, 2004. Used ... $5.99
One of the most unified albums we've ever heard from Greyboy – an excellent little set that perfectly bridges his two loves of funk and hip hop! The core style is in the hip hop-infused mode of earlier years – with lots of programming and scratches by Greyboy himself – but there's ... read more CD

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NonaliniansBandung 16.04.1955 ... CD
Aljama (France), 2003. Used ... $8.99
A fantastic bit of dubby funk – performed by a trio with some massive Fender Rhodes! The Nonalinians live somewhere in between the 70s work of CTI and Jackie Mitoo – blending funky reggae rhythms with electric jazz riffing, to create a sound that's unlike anything else we've heard ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Dandelion SetThousand Strands – 1975 to 2015 ... LP
Buried Treasure (France), 2016. Sealed ... $19.99
There's a date range listed on the cover that stretches back to the 70s – not the actual age of the music on this set, but instead a way of indicating the decades worth of inspiration drawn upon by The Dandelion Set – especially the cooler post-psych elements of the UK scene in the 70s, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nick Pride & The PimptonesGo Deep (with bonus CD) ... LP
Legere (France), 2016. Sealed ... $16.99
Nick Pride and his group definitely go deep – thanks to lead vocals from Beth Macari, whose sound here easily matches the best female singers on the international deep funk scene in recent years! The album's got a clean, classic feel – stripped-down funky instrumentation from Nick's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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