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Sault - NINE
Sault
NINE
LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Forever Living Originals)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sault returns with a new album featuring Michael Ofo and Little Simz. NINE will be limited to a short press run of 16,000 units, never to be re-issued again!
Vulfpeck - Dart
Vulfpeck
Dart
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Vulf)
36,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 03.06.2022
Vulf Vault 004 /// Dart 33rpm /// Black Vinyl Catalog: VV004
Tommy Guerrero - Road To Knowhere
Tommy Guerrero
Road To Knowhere
LP | 2018 | US | Original (Too Good)
26,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
This album is inspired by bits and pieces of Ethio-Jazz, Afrobeat, Highlife Spiritual Jazz and dusty funk 45’s. It’s where I’m at now and what has kept this mortal vehicle fueled. I tend to take different paths each musical outing but this one is for the long haul, the one for the blue highways and forgotten byways. It’s the one to get lost to. It’s about the journey, not the destination." Tommy Guerrero continues pushing the boundaries while upholding his San Francisco Bay heritage. Starting from the Bones Brigade skate team in the '80s, he’s made movie appearances, designed for Levi's in Japan, Vans shoes worldwide and Sutro eyewear among others, signed a skateboard contract with Converse, co-founded Real Skateboards and 40’s Clothing, is art director for Krooked Skateboarding, and found time to be a prolific recording artist.
Double A - Old Skool Bounce / It Really Matters To Me
Double A
Old Skool Bounce / It Really Matters To Me
7" | 2021 | UK | Reissue (Friday's Funky 45)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This really is a Double A sided banger from Aaron aka Double A. First up we have a Old Skool Bounce a party rocking break with a few familiar samples in there, then on the flip Aaron has reworked Jill Scott’s Golden into a dance floor killer soooooo good! Snooze you lose!!!
Sault - 5
Sault
5
LP | 2019 | UK | Reissue (Forever Living Originals)
23,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Pop
The first album by Sault started a series of now four albums in two years that scored big time with critics all over the world.
Jim Sharp / Nick Bike - Inner City
Jim Sharp / Nick Bike
Inner City
7" | 2021 | UK | Reissue (Friday's Funky 45)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two of Canada’s finest Jim Sharp & Nick Bike have reconstructed Marvin Gaye’s hollowing classic Inner City Blues from the stems to devastating effect sure to rock your dancefloors for many moons to come!
Kendra Morris - Nine Lives HHV European Exclusive Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl Edition
Kendra Morris
Nine Lives HHV European Exclusive Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Karma Chief)
24,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.02.2022
This edition is available in Europe exclusively at HHV.

Kendra Morris's Nine Lives, released on Karma Chief Records (a division of Colemine Records) in early 2022, marks not only the culmination of the decade since the release of her first LP Banshee, but also a turning point in Kendra's life. Nine Lives heralds the beginning of a new chapter; label, and an evolution to the next level of adulthood. This collection of her original songs encapsulates moments from what could be nine lifetimes. Kendra, while very much a New Yorker and veteran of almost 2 decades on the NYC scene, hails from Florida and aesthetically embodies the broader sense of American culture, bringing to her contemporary sound influences found in music and cinema dating back to the mid 20th century. Her music conjures imagery evocative of road trips to weird and wonderful places. Concurrently a visual artist, filmmaker and animator, Kendra harnesses the feline nine lives metaphor repeatedly. In the context of the chapters of her musical trajectory alone, we see at least 9 lives. From discovering multi-tracking on a karaoke machine as a child, to playing in bands in Florida, moving to NYC and creating music alone on an 8 track, releasing her first 2 LPs on Wax Poetics, releasing her 2016 EP Babble and collaborating with DJ Premier, 9th Wonder, MF Doom, Czarface, Ghostface Killah, Dennis Coffey, and David Sitek, to name a few. The life of this multi-disciplinarian artist contains units of time and story lines through which we can all relate to universal themes of love, loss and overcoming one's fears. Kendra, never ceasing to heed her spiritual calling to continue creating music and art, no matter what, has no plans of slowing down but a belief in only evolving, eager to begin experiencing her next nine lives.
Pro-Teens, The - Peachfuzz / One Beer
Pro-Teens, The
Peachfuzz / One Beer
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (College Of Knowledge)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
The Pro-Teens are Melbourne's enigmatic anonymous instrumental group, coming from the College Of Knowledge's roster of low-slung cinematic soul grous.
The Pro-Teens pay tribute to the late great MF Doom, reimagining two iconic cuts from the deep catalogue of the infamous Metal Fingered Villain, ahead of a full-length LP of MF Doom covers (forthcoming 2022).
Peachfuzz, an early triumph from the days before Daniel Dumile donned the mask and called himself MF Doom, comes from KMD's first album Mr Hood. The Pro-Teens take on the uptempo marimba-laced funk of the original beat that Doom produced under his original moniker MC Zev Love X, paying respect to the early years of Doom's career.
One Beer, a standout track from MF Doom's MM..FOOD album, finds the Teens diving deep into the tracks sample, French group Cortex's Huit Octobre 1971. Constructed around the beat's iconic chorus, voiced by drummer / bandleader Libby Clique-baité, One Beer subversively transforms the original track's main groove into an eerie landscape of fuzzed out guitar and harsh synthesizer tones.
Adele - 30
Common Saints - Idol Eyes EP
Adele - 25
Adele
25
LP | 2015 | UK | Reissue (XL Recordings)
24,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
Always best selling Adele is back with a new set of heartfelt anthems.
Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Vs. Marvin Gaye) - The Departure Black Vinyl Version
Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Vs. Marvin Gaye)
The Departure Black Vinyl Version
2LP | 2014 | US | Original (Amerigo Gazaway)
21,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
The latest mash up from AMERIGO GAZAWAY is a scorcher! You loved FELA SOUL and BIZARRE TRIBE, now YASIIN GAYE: 13 tracks that perfectly blend MOS DEF and MARVIN GAYE. Features TEDDY PENDERGRASS, KANYE WEST, TAMII TERRELL,TALIB KWELI and BLACK ASTRONAUTS. Full picture sleeve, double vinyl!
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On Green Vinyl Edition
Marvin Gaye
What's Going On Green Vinyl Edition
LP | 1971 | EU | Reissue (Vinyl Lovers)
19,99 €*
Release:1971 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally released in 1971. "What's Going On is not only Marvin Gaye's masterpiece, it's the most important and passionate record to come out of soul music, delivered by one of its finest voices, a man finally free to speak his mind and so move from R&B sex symbol to true recording artist. With What's Going On, Gaye meditated on what had happened to the American dream of the past -- as it related to urban decay, environmental woes, military turbulence, police brutality, unemployment, and poverty. These feelings had been bubbling up between 1967 and 1970, during which he felt increasingly caged by Motown's behind-the-times hit machine and restrained from expressing himself seriously through his music. Finally, late in 1970, Gaye decided to record a song that the Four Tops' Obie Benson had brought him, 'What's Going On.' When Berry Gordy decided not to issue the single, deeming it uncommercial, Gaye refused to record any more material until he relented. Confirmed by its tremendous commercial success in January 1971, he recorded the rest of the album over ten days in March, and Motown released it in late May. Besides cementing Marvin Gaye as one of the most important artists in pop music, What's Going On was far and away the best full-length to issue from the singles-dominated Motown factory, and arguably the best soul album of all time." John Bush, AllMusic
Lady Wray - Piece Of Me HHV Exclusive Transculent Candy Pink Vinyl Edition
Lady Wray
Piece Of Me HHV Exclusive Transculent Candy Pink Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Big Crown)
22,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 28.01.2022
Big Crown Records is proud to present Piece of Me, the sophomore full length offering from Lady Wray. This is something of a homecoming for Nicole. Where her 2016 solo debut Queen Alone leaned more towards Soul and R&B with tinges of hip-hop, this record changes the mixture. It's still R&B with the textures of analog Soul, but there is a heavy Hip Hop influence that brings the sum of Nicole's career together in a new sound that will define her future. Boom-bap drums and chunky bass lines are front-and-center creating a perfect head-nodding backdrop for Lady Wray to take on the good, the bad, the difficult, and the joyful on her most personal collection of songs to date.

The title track, "Piece of Me," which has already become a classic since it's 2019 release is about the people in your life who need more than you are willing to give. This tune and the B side of the 7” “Come On In” were the first songs put to tape for this album and they were recorded with Nicole sitting in a chair 8 months pregnant with her daughter. Her voice is so powerful, so raw, so thorough on these initial songs—it's wild to think that they were recorded this way. And even wilder to know that she knocked them all out in one take. Long time collaborator and producer Leon Michels keeps the musical backing restrained and expertly executed, setting up Lady Wray for the full spotlight and setting the tone for the rest of the album.

While the upbeat energies of “Under The Sun” and “Through It All” are sure to become hits that reconnect Lady Wray with her 90s R&B fanbase, “Where Were You” offers a behind the scenes look at what those days of stardom in her youth were really like. Nicole takes on the racial tension in America with her poetic and powerful “Beauty In The Fire” and leans heavy into her faith and church upbringing on the showstopper, “Thank You”. She gushes about the profound love she’s come to know for her daughter on “Melody” and celebrates life’s ups and downs on “Joy & Pain”. In 2021 it is rare to hear a varied yet cohesive album with no “skippers”, but that is what you have here in spades. The tried and true chemistry between Lady Wray and Leon Michels has undeniably found a higher level and this album stands as a testament to conviction and dedication for all of us to enjoy and be inspired by.

With this in mind, when talking about this record, for Lady Wray, it's about a larger purpose. "My goal is always to help and to heal people with singing," she explains. "Part of that is to try and bring back real music, real singing, so people can feel something again." Now, she's not dissing anyone here, to be clear. It's just that Lady Wray cannot sing without tapping into something deeper, searching for that shared compassion between all of us. Perhaps it comes from her church upbringing, or maybe from her years of trials and tribulations in the music industry. Either way, Lady Wray is looking to bring that "Good Sound" back and the good feelings that come with it. She calls it "those inner hands," and she always means to stir them up, grabbing your attention from within.

With past albums like the Lady project and Queen Alone, it's hard to not acknowledge that Lady Wray plus Leon Michels production equals magic. But this magic is also coming from the fact that Lady Wray is now squarely herself, calling her shots, and singing to help heal first—everything else is secondary. "It's a beautiful thing I've always wanted in my career, and now I have it," Lady Wray says. "They encourage me to be me all day long." This is Lady Wray at her finest, and she's giving us all a piece of where she's at these days.
Lee Moses - Time And Place HHV Exclusive Green Vinyl Edition
Lee Moses
Time And Place HHV Exclusive Green Vinyl Edition
LP | 1971 | US | Reissue (Future Days / Light In The Attic)
26,99 €*
Release:1971 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 300 copies. Only at HHV.
Lee Moses was a huge talent and if he’d had the big hit album he richly deserved, Time And Place would’ve been it. A self-taught multi-instrumentalist, Moses cut his teeth in the clubs of Atlanta, the ‘Motown of the South’, where he frequently performed alongside his contemporary Gladys Knight (who reportedly wanted him for the Pips, but couldn’t pin him down).

It was, however, in New York in the ‘60s that Moses made his greatest bid to find the solo fame he desired. Moses began working there as a session player, even playing frequently with a pre-fame Jimi Hendrix, but his close relationship with producer and Atlanta native Johnny Brantley eventually saw him getting his own break via a series of 45s in 1967 – most notably with covers of Joe Simon’s “My Adorable One”, The Four Tops’ “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” and The Beatles’ “Day Tripper”.

It was 1971 before Moses’ dream of being at stage front was realized, when he released his Brantley-produced LP Time And Place for Maple Records. Recorded with a band including members of The Ohio Players and Moses’ own backing group The Deciples, it was, nonetheless, Moses himself whose star quality shone through, via his scratchy guitar riffs, his throat-ripping vocals and the stirring mood that permeates the LP’s heady mix of funk, soul and R&B.

The LP did no business, and Moses’ dream quickly crumbled. Though details on his life are scarce, it’s believed he fled New York disenchanted with the music industry, feeling he’d been double-crossed by Brantley both in credit and remuneration for the countless records he’d played on. Back in Atlanta, Moses returned to playing the clubs, married twice, and fell into depression and drug dependency. He died in 1997 at the age of 56.

Time And Place soon became a much-sought-after item for collectors, and its cult has continued to grow over the years. Here, we re-present it on deluxe vinyl, with brand new liner notes from Sarah Sweeney including interviews with Moses’ sister and his closest collaborator, the singer and guitarist Hermon Hitson. Through them, Moses becomes a little – but just a little – less of an enigma.
Fearless Flyers, The - Live At Madison Square Garden Clear Vinyl Edition
Fearless Flyers, The
Live At Madison Square Garden Clear Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Vulf)
29,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Nate Smith
Joe Dart
Cory Wong
Mark Lettieri

Produced by Jack Stratton
Mixing and Mastering — Caleb Parker
Recording and Front of House — Jake Hartsfield
Monitors — Austin Brucker
Sault - Untitled (Black Is)
Sault
Untitled (Black Is)
2LP | 2020 | UK | Original (Forever Living Originals)
33,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Pop
“We present our first ‘Untitled’ album to mark a moment in time where we as Black People, and of Black Origin are fighting for our lives. RIP George Floyd and all those who have suffered from police brutality and systemic racism. Change is happening… We are focused.”

Pressed at Optimal.
Sault - 7
Sault
7
LP | 2019 | UK | Reissue (Forever Living Originals)
23,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Pop
The second album of Sault follows their debut "5" which came out just three months prior to this one. Heads all over the world were still in awe of "5", when all of a sudden "7" dropped. Now, by the end of 2020, they are four critically acclaimed albums deep into buiding their own legacy.
Curtis Harding - Face Your Fear
Curtis Harding
Face Your Fear
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Anti)
20,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Curtis Harding's new album Face Your Fear is out October 27 on Anti-. New York Magazine already named the forthcoming album one of their most anticipated fall releases lauding Harding’s “scorching voice” while Clash UK hails recent new track “On and On” as “a blistering slice of dancefloor soul that recalls prime Curtis Mayfield and late 60s Motown.” The new album follows 2014’s Soul Power, on which Rolling Stone called Harding an “artist you need to know.”
Harding fuels his psychedelic sound with the essence of Soul but isn’t bound by it. Instead, the 12 songs on the new album convey an eclectic blend of genres leaping from the many musical lives he has lived from following his evangelical Gospel-singing mother on tour as a child in Michigan to rapping in Atlanta, forming a garage band with The Black Lips’ Cole Alexander to singing back-up for Cee Lo Green. Through these experiences he fully embraces life’s darkest intricacies conjuring dynamic, addictive melodies.
Face Your Fear features production by Harding, Sam Cohen, and Danger Mouse and was recorded in New York at Danger Mouse’s 30th Century Studio.
Lady Wray - Through It All / Under The Sun
Lady Wray
Through It All / Under The Sun
7" | 2021 | US | Original (Big Crown)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Lady Wray releases an instant classic two-sider with two certified bangers from her forthcoming album 'Piece Of Me'. Side A is the in your face, head nodding, "Through It All". A tune that rips out of the speaker from the first snare crack with Nicole's pitched up and infectious chorus. The tried and true chemistry of Lady Wray and producer Leon Michels is on full display here as they push the envelope of current R&B and Soul making a stark declaration of why they are out in front of the pack of any of their peers. Nicole sings a song about dedication through the ups and downs on a track that has so much energy it is sure to move crowds around the globe. Side B, "Under The Sun" is a feel good homage to the sun and summertime. Lady Wray encapsulates all things good and lovely about warm weather and where it puts our minds. The infectious good vibes of the tune will change your attitude and have you turning the volume knob up while the earworm choruses will stay on the tip of your tongue long after the song ends.
Sault - Untitled (Rise)
Sault
Untitled (Rise)
2LP | 2020 | UK | Original (Forever Living Originals)
33,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Pop
New repress coming from the Optimal plant.
The fourth album by Sault scored 97/100 at Metacritic and is the most beloved album at HHVs Supreme 100 of 2020 list, chosen by 150 journalists, musicians, label makers and record collectors. Currently repressed and soon back in stock.
Willie Hutch - Season For Love
Willie Hutch
Season For Love
LP | 1970 | Reissue (Be With)
24,99 €*
Release:1970 / Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A monumental force firmly rooted in the soul canon, Willie Hutch is most notable for recording two of the best Blaxploitation soundtracks, The Mack and Foxy Brown. Yet his legacy is much greater. Outside of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, Hutch was arguably Motown's top male solo artist of the 70s. Prior to his association with Gordy et al, Hutch crafted his opening statements for RCA, two vital LPs that Be With Records is honoured to present today. Often-overlooked, his second album Season For Love (1970) is a must for all deep soul fans and has been sought-after by collectors of different stripes for decades. Whereas his debut featured thundering, gritty numbers, Hutch treats us to a mellower soul here - sumptuous, warm and string-led. He compared his approach to that of Otis Redding and there are definite parallels; from the raspy, rough-hewn vocals that tend to roam between sweet and deeply impassioned to the horn-heavy, emphatic sonic backdrops.
Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two Opaque Violet Vinyl Edition
Erykah Badu
New Amerykah Part Two Opaque Violet Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2010 | EU | Reissue (Capitol)
31,99 €*
Release:2010 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 11.02.2022
New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Erykah Badu, first released on March 30, 2010, through Universal Motown. Collaborating with several hip hop producers over the Internet, Badu conceived 75 songs set to be split over three albums with New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) (2008) being the first. The album was recorded primarily at Electric Lady Studios in New York City.
Brief Encounter - Human / Total Satisfaction
Brief Encounter
Human / Total Satisfaction
7" | 1977 | EU | Reissue (Pressure Makes Diamonds)
13,99 €*
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Total classic two-step soul / rare groove double-sider from Brief Encounter. Officially reissued and widely distributed at long last.
'Human' is an epic, banging, mid-tempo rare groove stepper with super-high production values and hooks for days. In our opinion, it's one of the best of this type of sound ever made and sits next to the likes of Bobby Womack, Don Blackman, Ramp, Leon Haywood, Rufus & Chaka and the other gems of that late 70's period. We mean every word – a classic.
'Total Satisfaction' retains the incredible production and song writing, on a more mellow tip. Once again it happily sits alongside the finest rare groove and soul music ever recorded.
The mega-rare original and promo versions, originally circulated from 1977, fetch up to around $500 now.
Artwork based on the original 45. Licensed from High Fashion / Beacon Copyrights LLC.
Gaff, The - Redropped 002 Black Vinyl Edition
Gaff, The
Redropped 002 Black Vinyl Edition
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Oonops Drops)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 28.01.2022
DJ and producer The Gaff from Canada who has rocked parties and clubs worldwide alongside Questlove, DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist and many more is in the house for »Redropped« 002 with two must-have cuts. Starting with a beautiful soulful track which combines a classic soul legend with some carefully thought beats and ending on the flip with a jazzy tribute with DJ Marvel to one of Hip Hop's finest plus bonus beats. What more could you want?

You'll know that his releases will fly quick, so better watch out.
Vulfpeck - Wong's Cafe
Vulfpeck
Wong's Cafe
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Vulf)
36,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 22.07.2022
This one is special. All unreleased material. Only one pressing ever. Vulf collectors know the code. This is it.
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
Curtis Mayfield
Curtis 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
2LP | 2021 | US | Original (Run Out Groove)
44,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 04.02.2022
50th Anniversary edition features a second LP of bonus tracks new to vinyl
Comes in a tip-on gatefold jacket and pressed on 180g vinyl at Record Industry
Studio from the original master stereo source
Limited to 4000 units

Curtis Mayfield was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and one of the most influential musicians in the soul genre and politically-conscience African American music. He originally achieved success and recognition with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted group, The Impressions, and later worked as a solo artist. He started his career in a gospel choir in Chicago, where he met vocalist Jerry Butler in 1956 and joined the Impressions. Mayfield became noted as one of the first musicians to bring more prevalent themes of social awareness into soul music. In 1965, he wrote “People Get Ready” for the Impressions, which displayed his more politically charged songwriting. Ranked at #24 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, the song received numerous other awards, and was included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll, as well as being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998. Mayfield began work on his own self-titled album in 1970. Although he never intended to leave the Impressions permanently, he would officially leave them in 1971, under recommendation from his business manager Marv Stuart and given the trend for both R&B and rock artists to go solo produced by Mayfield, it was released on his own label Curtom Records. The musical styles of Curtis moved further away from the pop-soul sounds of Mayfield’s previous group The Impressions and featured more of a funk and psychedelic-influenced sound. The album’s subject matter incorporates political and social concerns. Like with some of his later Impressions work, Mayfield’s lyrics reflected the social and political concern rising in black America at the time. Mayfield was one of the earliest artists to speak openly about African-American pride and community struggle. The album had a more hard-edged sound than the Impressions had before. The two singles off the album “(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below, We’re All Going to Go” and “Move on Up” showcased Mayfield’s new funk musical style, while the rest of the tracks were much softer soul-based songs. Curtis sold well at the time charting at #1 on the Billboard Black albums (for 5 nonconsecutive weeks) and #19 on the Billboard Pop albums charts. Only the single “(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below, We’re All Going to Go” charted in the United States; however, an edited version of “Move On Up” would spend 10 weeks in the top 50 of the UK Singles Chart. In 1972, the French Academy of Jazz awarded Mayfield’s Curtis the Prix Otis Redding for best R&B record. Mayfield won a Grammy® Legend Award in 1994 and a Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995. He was also a two-time Grammy® Hall of Fame inductee.
Black Pumas - Black Pumas Deluxe Edition
Black Pumas - Black Pumas Love Record Stores Edition
V.A. - Tokyo Glow
Yvette Michele - I'm Not Feeling You / Every Night & Every Day
Willie Hutch - Soul Portrait
Willie Hutch
Soul Portrait
LP | 1969 | UK | Reissue (Be With)
24,99 €*
Release:1969 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A monumental force firmly rooted in the soul canon, Willie Hutch is most notable for recording two of the best Blaxploitation soundtracks, The Mack and Foxy Brown. Yet his legacy is much greater. Outside of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, Hutch was arguably Motown's top male solo artist of the 70s. Prior to his association with Gordy et al, Hutch crafted his opening statements for RCA, two vital LPs that Be With Records is honoured to present today. His debut, Soul Portrait (1969), is an incredible slice of gritty, Southern-fried soul. Think Stax with a touch of Detroit sparkle. As a whole, the album demonstrates the self-contained act Hutch was; he wrote every tune on the album while also arranging and conducting for it. It features 11 timeless grooves, with a blend of beat ballads and undeniable dancers.
Jill Scott - Who Is Jill Scott: Words And Sounds Volume 1 Black Vinyl Edition
Jill Scott
Who Is Jill Scott: Words And Sounds Volume 1 Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2000 | US | Reissue (Hidden Beach)
39,99 €*
Release:2000 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Grammy-award, multi-platinum artist Jill Scott's debut album, Who Is Jill Scott? Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 is the debut album by the R&B-soul singer-songwriter, originally released in 2000 The album was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 2001 Grammy Awards, whereas "Gettin' in the Way", "A Long Walk", and "He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat)" were nominated for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in 2001, 2002, and 2003, respectively. The album has been listed as one of the best albums of the 2000s by Slant Magazine.
Winstons, The - Color Me Father
Winstons, The
Color Me Father
LP+12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 25.02.2022
What do Tyler the Creator, Mantronix, Stetsasonic, DJ Shadow, Eric B and Rakim, Brand Nubian, Jay-Z and N.W.A. have in common?

What do UK Apachi and Shy FX, DJ Zinc, Bukem, Ganja Kru, Lemon D Ice, Dillinga, Photek, 4-Hero, Congo Natty, Krome and Time, Roni Size, Skream and Shut Up and Dance have in common?

Not to mention The Prodigy, Squarepusher, Leftfield, Oasis, Aphex Twin, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, David Bowie, Primal Scream, Lady Gaga and Dizzee Rascal?

Answer: They have all sampled The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’!

The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’ is THE most sampled drum break in the history of music (over 5000+ according to whosampled.com) and has shaped the history of electronic music ever since its creation in 1969.

This is the official release of the Winston’s ‘Color Him Father’ album, out of print for fifty years on vinyl, a glorious break-heavy album of soul, funk and gospel featuring the single ‘Color Him Father’, ‘Amen, Brother’ and loads more! The fully remastered album is housed in exact-reproduction original sleeve and design and comes with 4 extra bonus tracks that the group released only as singles. There is also a very special one-off first pressing only of this album that comes with an exclusive one-sided 12” of ‘Amen, Brother’ featuring a specially extended break mix of the classic tune.
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, The - Step Down
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, The
Step Down
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Colemine)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Step Down is the definitive noir soundtrack for the end of the age of disinformation. What better way to usher it out than with this heavily blaxploitation influenced funk anthem. Let huge horns, fuzz guitar, harpsichord, and funky flute be your guide.The B-side, La Fachada, pays homage to a San Diego late night favorite with a beautifully dreamy mandolin driven tune. That floaty feeling you get with a belly full of tacos, Tecate, and their staple slow roasted pinto beans. Maybe a few hits of your favorite California grown recreational cannabis too. Wait... what were we talking about...
Durand Jones & The Indications - American Love Call Black Vinyl Edition
Durand Jones & The Indications
American Love Call Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Durand Jones & the Indications aren't looking backwards. Helmed by foil vocalists in Durand Jones and drummer Aaron Frazer, the Indications conjure the dynamism of Jackie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield, AND the Impressions. Even with an aesthetic steeped in the golden, strings-infused dreaminess of early `70s soul, the Indications' sophomore LP, American Love Call, is planted firmly in the present, with the urgency of this moment in time. The Indications' 2016 self-titled debut was the product of friends who met as students at Indiana University in Bloomington, In., recorded for $452.11, including a case of beer. American Love Call, the band's sophomore LP is instead the record the Indications dreamed of making, fleshed out with strings, backing vocals, and a newfound confidence in songwriting. Blending a slew of influences from years spent crate-digging, guitarist Blake Rhein says the Indications approach songs in the same way hip-hop producers do, as likely to pull inspiration from `70s folk-rock or classic R&B as they are Nas' Illmatic. "Did I expect to do this shit once I got out of college? Hell no," Jones relays, laughing. "Totally not. But this is what God is telling me to do - move and groove. So I'm gonna stay in my lane."
Tim Maia - Nobody Can Live Forever: The Existential Soul
Tim Maia
Nobody Can Live Forever: The Existential Soul
2LP | 2012 | US | Original (Luaka Bop)
27,99 €*
Release:2012 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
15 newly remastered tracks. Great psychedelic brazilian soul!
Black Pumas - Black Pumas
Sade - The Best of Sade
Tomorrow's People - Open Soul 2nd Pressing With New Obi
Hozan Yamamoto & Yu Imai - Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku
Hozan Yamamoto & Yu Imai
Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku
LP | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
29,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.02.2022
We've got a bit of an obsession with Hozan Yamamoto here at Mr Bongo! A legend of Japanese jazz, he is rightly regarded as a true master and was recognised as a "living national treasure" by the Japanese government in 2002. Over five decades he pushed the genre into new directions, absorbing fusion, funk, spiritual jazz and many other sounds, resulting in a discography studded with gems of rare beauty. Exploring his back catalogue has taken us on an engrossing journey that now sees us reissuing another work from this ground-breaking musician.

Though not translating perfectly into English 'Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku', (kitarite has not been a modern expression in Japanese) roughly means 'The Devil Comes Playing The Flute' / 'The Devil Is Coming While Blowing The Whistle' or 'Devils Flute’. It is the original soundtrack to Kôsei Saitô’s 1979 mystery and suspense movie, ‘Devil’s Flute’. The film is based on a story by the famous author, Seishi Yokomizo, and is centred around a much-loved fictional Japanese detective, Kosuke Kindaichi. A Japanese Sherlock Holmes that has been popular for generations.

Hozan Yamamoto was invited to compose the soundtrack directly by the producer of the film, Haruki Kadokawa. Mr Kadokawa also hired keyboard player and producer Yu Imai as assistant producer on the project, resulting in a stunning cosmic, breaks and beats-laden, funk, disco soundtrack extravaganza.

When it comes to the soundtrack and the technology of the time, Hozan Yamamoto and Yu Imai got inventive, tripped out, funked up, and experimented, creating a quirky soundtrack masterpiece that needed to be heard more outside of Japan. Differing from the more traditional Japanese music orientation of some of his other albums such as 'Beautiful Bamboo-Flute' (also released on Mr Bongo) the album showcases a number of genres, from lush atmospheric incidental music to disco and funk grooves, experimental nuggets, drum and flute workouts, to neo-classical and more.

A special record that showcases the further depths of this wonderful musician's talents.
V.A. - Wamono A To Z Volume III - Japanese Light Mellow Funk, Disco & Boogie 1978-1988 Black Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Wamono A To Z Volume III - Japanese Light Mellow Funk, Disco & Boogie 1978-1988 Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (180g)
26,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Active as a professional DJ in Japan since the late eighties, DJ Yoshizawa Dynamite is also a renowned remixer, compiler and producer. An avid record collector and an expert of the Wamono style, Yoshizawa published the Wamono A to Z records guide book in 2015 which instantly sold-out. The book unveiled a myriad of beautiful and rare records from a highly prolific, but still then unknown, Japanese groove scene.

After many years working as a record buyer for several stores, DJ Chintam opened his own Blow Up shop in 2018 in Tokyo’s Shibuya district. A member of the Dayjam Crew and a specialist of soul, funk, rare groove and disco music, Chintam is also an expert of the home-brewed Wamono grooves. He supervised and wrote the Wamono A to Z records guide book together with Yoshizawa.

For this third chapter of the acclaimed Wamono series, Yoshizawa and Chintam unheart some of the best and rarest light mellow funk tunes and disco boogie bangers produced in Japan between 1978 and 1988. Put the needle on the record, turn up the volume and dig right now into the Wamono sound - the cream of the Japanese jazz, funk, soul, rare groove and disco music developed throughout the years since the end of the sixties in Japan!
Lady Wray - Piece Of Me Black Vinyl Edition
Lady Wray
Piece Of Me Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Big Crown)
22,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.02.2022
Big Crown Records is proud to present Piece of Me, the sophomore full length offering from Lady Wray. This is something of a homecoming for Nicole. Where her 2016 solo debut Queen Alone leaned more towards Soul and R&B with tinges of hip-hop, this record changes the mixture. It's still R&B with the textures of analog Soul, but there is a heavy Hip Hop influence that brings the sum of Nicole's career together in a new sound that will define her future. Boom-bap drums and chunky bass lines are front-and-center creating a perfect head-nodding backdrop for Lady Wray to take on the good, the bad, the difficult, and the joyful on her most personal collection of songs to date.

The title track, "Piece of Me," which has already become a classic since it's 2019 release is about the people in your life who need more than you are willing to give. This tune and the B side of the 7” “Come On In” were the first songs put to tape for this album and they were recorded with Nicole sitting in a chair 8 months pregnant with her daughter. Her voice is so powerful, so raw, so thorough on these initial songs—it's wild to think that they were recorded this way. And even wilder to know that she knocked them all out in one take. Long time collaborator and producer Leon Michels keeps the musical backing restrained and expertly executed, setting up Lady Wray for the full spotlight and setting the tone for the rest of the album.

While the upbeat energies of “Under The Sun” and “Through It All” are sure to become hits that reconnect Lady Wray with her 90s R&B fanbase, “Where Were You” offers a behind the scenes look at what those days of stardom in her youth were really like. Nicole takes on the racial tension in America with her poetic and powerful “Beauty In The Fire” and leans heavy into her faith and church upbringing on the showstopper, “Thank You”. She gushes about the profound love she’s come to know for her daughter on “Melody” and celebrates life’s ups and downs on “Joy & Pain”. In 2021 it is rare to hear a varied yet cohesive album with no “skippers”, but that is what you have here in spades. The tried and true chemistry between Lady Wray and Leon Michels has undeniably found a higher level and this album stands as a testament to conviction and dedication for all of us to enjoy and be inspired by.

With this in mind, when talking about this record, for Lady Wray, it's about a larger purpose. "My goal is always to help and to heal people with singing," she explains. "Part of that is to try and bring back real music, real singing, so people can feel something again." Now, she's not dissing anyone here, to be clear. It's just that Lady Wray cannot sing without tapping into something deeper, searching for that shared compassion between all of us. Perhaps it comes from her church upbringing, or maybe from her years of trials and tribulations in the music industry. Either way, Lady Wray is looking to bring that "Good Sound" back and the good feelings that come with it. She calls it "those inner hands," and she always means to stir them up, grabbing your attention from within.

With past albums like the Lady project and Queen Alone, it's hard to not acknowledge that Lady Wray plus Leon Michels production equals magic. But this magic is also coming from the fact that Lady Wray is now squarely herself, calling her shots, and singing to help heal first—everything else is secondary. "It's a beautiful thing I've always wanted in my career, and now I have it," Lady Wray says. "They encourage me to be me all day long." This is Lady Wray at her finest, and she's giving us all a piece of where she's at these days.
V.A. - The Mood Mosaic 18 - The Shape Of Things
Stefano Torossi - Feelings
Stefano Torossi
Feelings
LP+CD | 1974 | EU | Reissue (Schema)
23,99 €*
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Cinematic funk-porn-grooves from Jay Richford & Gary Steven a.k.a. Stefano Torossi.

A sweet groover from the Italian scene of the 70s – music that’s got a lush feel, but a funky one too – a great
mix of strings and electric instrumentation that rivals the best cop/crime work of the time – yet also has a nice
sexy feel too! There’s almost a blaxploitation vibe to the record at times – and although some instruments
solo at points, the real groove lies in the tight vamping of the orchestra – which hits all the right notes to really
send the whole thing soaring – often with a nice use of tone and color too!
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Earl Young - Take Them In Prayer / Let Him Be
Earl Young
Take Them In Prayer / Let Him Be
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Athens Of The North)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Born the seventh child and the youngest of Rev. and Mrs. Clougies Young in the city of Lake Charles, La.Raised in the Church of God in Christ in Lake Charles, La. Earl began singing in church as early as six years of age.

He performed in my church choir and high school Gospel Choir in San Francisco under the mentoring of Professor Johnny Land.

Before forming his own group Earl did background vocals for Patti Labelle's song Quiet Time in 1978 after which he formed his small group and recorded this one solitary single in 1983.

Probably one of the finest gospel bangers every cut to vinyl, that's all that needs said.
L.A. Propinquity, The - That Someone's U
L.A. Propinquity, The
That Someone's U
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Super Disco Edits / Aljonimusico)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
In 1980 while listening to songs submitted for what would become the LP ‘Splash’ by Freddie Hubbard, several of those—including this one (That Someone’s U) did not make its way to the final album tracks. It was never mixed down and the vocal tracks were ‘work takes/scratch vox’. Written by Sydney Justin (aka ‘Steele’), Sanifu Al Hall, and the late David Shields; the song languished on an outtake reel for decades until it was a part of a group of tracks that were converted from analog to digital to be considered for release in association with the Super Disco Edits label. Hall notes that prior to David’s death; he, Sydney, and David agreed to revisit and attempt to make the track viable-- “We felt like the song itself was solid.” The rhythm section is a who’s who in first-call studio players of the period, including James Gadson (drums), David T. Walker & Paul Jackson, Jr. (guitars), Clarence McDonald (keyboards)(RIP) David Shields (bass) and a couple of players, lead singer, and background singers not mentioned due to contractual agreements as they are currently members of groups with outside performance restrictions.

The track was originally produced and arranged by Sanifu Al Hall, Jr.; recorded at Hit City West (Los Angeles CA) with additional tracking and the rough mix made at Fantasy Records Studios (Berkeley CA). The group decided that any outtakes subsequently released would be under the moniker-- The L. A. Propinquity. There is, at least, one more track recorded by this same lineup. The song was remixed and arranged by Sanifu Al Hall, Jr. and mastered at Pine Studios (Jacksonville FL) with engineer Jacob Darrell Hudson. Juan Carlos Rollan was brought in to add his tenor saxophone as an added highlight during the remix production session"
Shuggy - Shuggy Edits 1
Shuggy
Shuggy Edits 1
7" | 2021 | UK (Shuggy)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK
Genre:Organic Grooves
This new 45 features tasty reworks of both Chaka Khan single 'Like Sugar' - a 2018 jam co-produced by Switch and Sarah Ruba best-known for featuring on a high-profile TV advertisement - and the track it's based on, Ruba and the Fatback Band's 2016 version of 'Do The Bustop', a take on the much-loved funk classic recorded for the soundtrack to Netflix series The Get Down, with fresh lyrics and vocals. Since neither track is easy to find on vinyl, these relatively light-touch buy undeniably floor-filling interpretations are borderline essential. As the lyrics state, they're so sweet and good enough to eat!
Surprise Chef / Minoru Mraoka - The Positive And The Negative
Surprise Chef / Minoru Mraoka
The Positive And The Negative
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Mr Bongo)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This release is a special one; a moment where the two halves of the Mr Bongo record label unite, our heritage re-issues and our contemporary artists roster. Minoru Muraoka’s 'The Positive and the Negative’ is a firm favourite at Mr Bongo. It sees a master of the shakuhachi, a traditional bamboo Japanese flute, flex his prodigious skill resulting in a unique mix of breakbeat jazz and Japanese folkloric music. 'The Positive and the Negative’ featured on the 1970 'Bamboo’ album, which Mr Bongo reissued in 2019. Heralded by DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Egon, and many others. The record’s cult status had us thinking how could we pay further homage to a sublime track such as this. The opportunity came to us in an email from Melbourne’s Surprise Chef with a link to the fabulous reinterpretation of the track which they had just recorded. "Minoru Muraoka’s ‘Bamboo’ LP has long been a fixture in our record bags, mostly for the killer shakuhachi funk cut The Positive and The Negative. The record is possibly our favourite from Mr Bongo’s extensive catalogue of reissues, and certainly the most influential to Surprise Chef; The Positive and the Negative’s cinematic atmosphere paired with the wonky drum feels and dramatic performance makes it a near-perfect amalgamation of what we try to capture on Surprise Chef records. We’ve borrowed an element or two from the tune over the last few albums (such as the percussion on ‘The Limp’), so it felt right to go head first into reinterpreting the entire track for ourselves. We recorded the tune in Karate Boogaloo’s attic studio with our man Henry Jenkins at the controls and Hudson Whitlock on percussion. We spent an entire day trying to get the take; we felt such a deep responsibility to capture the intensity of the original, we must have done 20 or 30 takes before we were finally happy. We stuck a fork in it late into the night, satisfied that we’d had our best crack at paying homage to a masterpiece by the great Minoru Muraoka.” - Surprise Chef Forged in their signature sound, "The Chef" have made 'The Positive and the Negative' their own whilst simultaneously treating the original with utmost respect. The shakuhachi and koto have been replaced by synths and guitars, but the breakbeat psychedelic vein flows richly through both instruments The 7" vinyl format was the right fit for this release, so the original Minoru Muraoka recording which clocks in over nine minutes has been edited into a 7” version to accompany Surprise Chef’s new take.
Vanjess - Homegrown Orange Vinyl Edition
Vanjess
Homegrown Orange Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (RCA)
31,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 04.02.2022
Homegrown'– the short yet expansive project – originally released February 2021 and has a Deluxe version releasing September 17th via Keep Cool/RCA Records is the follow up to their debut album, 'Silk Canvas,' which caught the attention of critical gatekeepers for its unique soul/funk integration and careful collaborations.

The project hosts a robust group of collaborators, including Kaytranada, Devin Morrison and Jimi Tents. VanJess takes the listener through an alluring sonic journey that weaves through groovy, high energy beats and slowed down, sensual harmonies. From start to finish, the nine-song collection is a showcase of VanJess’ elevated vocal and visual stylings—a testament to the incredible heights they’ve reached since their debut album in 2018.
Thelonious Beats Aka Black Cash & Theo - Groovin / Little Green Apples
Thelonious Beats Aka Black Cash & Theo
Groovin / Little Green Apples
12" | 2021 | US | Original (Galaxy Sound)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Black Cash & Theo edits! Galaxy Sound CO crew back at it!! New Year Winter release for 2021.
Aldorande - Deux
Aldorande
Deux
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Favorite)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Favorite Recordings proudly presents Deux, second album of French Jazz-Funk quartet Aldorande. In this new chapter, the four explorers pursue their interstellar trip on the Aldorande planet, deploying their ever deeper love for the 70's Jazz-Funk & Fusion scene. Extending their first visions of this new world, the bigger-than-life arrangements of this second album reflect again their high attention to dramatic narrative schemes, breezy Brazilian vibes, tempestuous funky grooves and strong cosmic melodies from outer space. Classic and contemporary at the same time, Deux is built for the like-minded souls still looking for the perfect beat. Twisting time and space but never forcing the groove, the band dives more profoundly into the Cortex influence of their compositions, with intense female back vocals fitting perfectly into their cinematographic vision. Like a cry in space, could these esoteric incantations be heard by Aldorande's divinities? Or will they be more impressed by the super-tight rhythm section with its bangin' basslines or an irresistible blend of drums and percussion? In the end, they probably would have to surrender after hearing the infinite echoes of the synthesizers and horns reflecting in the atmosphere. Deep and thoughtful, the travel has only begun but it seems that so much has already been experienced. Breaking the code, they opened the gates to a rebirth. One that could be only accomplished by finding the “Pierre des Mondes”, deeply buried somewhere on Aldorande - the only key to solve the riddle of the groove. Mission accepted. You'll find in Aldorande some of the best French jazzmen including bandleader and founder Virgile Raffaëlli on bass (Setenta & Joe Bataan, Camarão Orkestra), Florian Pellissier on keys (Iggy Pop, Setenta, Cotonete & Di Melo, …), Mathieu Edouard on drums (Chassol, De La Soul) and Erwan Loeffel on percussion (Camarão Orkestra, 10lec6). On this album, they took the initiative to invite two guests on some tracks: AOR singer Al Sunny and killer guitarist Laurent Guillet (Le Soldat Rose, Setenta).
Durand Jones & The Indications - Private Space Black Vinyl Edition
Durand Jones & The Indications
Private Space Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Private Space, the group's third album, is a previously untapped vibe at the heart of The Indications. Pushing beyond the boundaries of the funk and soul on their previous releases, Private Space unlocks the door to a wider range of sounds and launches boldly into a world of synthy modern soul and disco beats dotted with strings. It's an organic, timeless record that's as fresh as clean kicks and familiar as your favorite well-worn LP. Developed after being apart for much of the year, Private Space is creatively explosive and delights in upending expectations. Its 10 tracks are both an escapist fantasy and a much-needed recentering after a tumultuous 2020. Throughout, The Indications highlight a collective resiliency - as well as the power of a good song to be a light in the darkness. Durand Jones and The Indications have long provided the soulful soundtrack for such deep thoughts, both on stage and on your turntable. But as the world slowly resets from the chaos of the past year, Durand Jones and The Indications' Private Space is arriving at just the right time.
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (Original Detroit Mix)
Marvin Gaye
What's Going On (Original Detroit Mix)
LP | 2021 | JP | Original (HMV Record Shop)
59,99 €*
Release:2021 / JP – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
We are pleased to announce the reissue of the fantastic 'what's Going ON' (original Detroit Mix), which was released in 2001 as a double CD as a Delux Edition including unreleased material and became a hot topic among not only soul lovers but also many music listeners!

There was a source that had been mastered in Detroit, MOTOWN's home base, before the original source (which was mastered in Los Angeles on May 6, 1971) that is currently available in the market. The arrangement is so raw and rough that it seems to have vacuum-packed the atmosphere of the studio and the world at the time of recording, and the more you listen to this album, the more you will be amazed.
Cymande - Promised Heights
Cymande
Promised Heights
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Mr Bongo)
22,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Edition for Record Store Day 2018! Third album from the legendary Cymande.
180 gram vinyl, mastered from original tapes, replica original artwork, official Mr Bongo reissue.
Licensed from John Schroeder Enterprises.
Thundercat - Drunk
Thundercat
Drunk
4x10" | 2017 | UK | Original (Brainfeeder)
34,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Thundercat presents “drunk”- a 23-track epic journey into the often hilarious, sometimes dark mind of the Grammy-winning singer/ bassist - featuring a few of his friends joining him along the way including: Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Michael Mcdonald, Kenny Loggins, Wiz Khalifa, Kamasi Washington and Brainfeeder Mastermind Flying Lotus.
Sylvia Striplin - Give Me Your Love
Sylvia Striplin
Give Me Your Love
LP | 1981 | JP | Reissue (P-Vine)
45,99 €*
Release:1981 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 25.02.2022
Sylvia Striplin is NY based jazz, soul, and R&B singer who is also well known as a member of Ladies of the Eighties which is led byRoy Ayers. This is her only solo album which was released from Roy's label "Uno Melodic" in 1981 and P-vine are so proud of releasing this finest rare groove as limited 180g heavyweight double LPs with OBI-strip! all tracks have been newly remastered.
Leo Nocentelli - Another Side Black Vinyl Edition
Leo Nocentelli
Another Side Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Light In The Attic)
31,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
“Things happen for a reason, man.” - Leo Nocentelli

At just fourteen, Leo Nocentelli was backing up Otis Redding. Soon after, he was playing on hits for Lee Dorsey, The Supremes, and The Temptations. As an original member of The Meters, Leo wrote instant classics “Cissy Strut” and “Hey Pocky A–Way,” but his greatest moment on record may be totally unknown, until now…

Recorded at Cosimo Matassa’s Jazz City Studio in New Orleans in the early ‘70s and then lost to the ages, Another Side is one of Leo Nocentelli’s most personal and definitive moments ever cut to tape. A mixture of funky folk and rootsy, raw emotion (think Bill Withers and James Taylor meeting Allen Toussaint at Link Wray’s Three Track Shack), this previously unheard album shines like the sun on a spring day on the New Orleans fairgrounds. Backing Nocentelli is an all-star line-up of New Orleans royalty, including Allen Toussaint (piano), James Black (drums), and both George Porter Jr. (bass) and Zigaboo Modeliste (drums) of The Meters. Deeply introspective, the album features nine original songs by Nocentelli, plus a soulful rendition of Elton John’s “Your Song.” Half a century later, these recordings sound just as fresh and engaging as the day they were recorded.

What makes Another Side even more extraordinary, however, is the fact that the album—which could have easily become a classic in the ‘70s singer-songwriter canon—sat untouched for decades; miraculously surviving the devastating blow of Hurricane Katrina, only to be found 2,000 miles away at a Southern California swap meet in 2018 by record collector Mike Nishita. The album’s incredible journey is documented in the liner notes by Sam Sweet (New York Times, Los Angeles Times), who spoke with Nocentelli and Nishita about the recording process and re-discovery of the tapes. Sweet’s full notes appear in the release’s accompanying booklet alongside hand-written lyrics by Leo Nocentelli. The first pressing of the vinyl edition will feature gold-foil treatment on cover and spine. Rounding out the package are original designs and layout by the multi GRAMMY®–winning designer Masaki Koike.

While Nocentelli was embedded in New Orleans’ R&B scene, he was also deeply inspired by the late 1960’s and early 1970’s rising singer-songwriters, and soon found himself exploring sounds that were miles away from his band’s hard-edged funk riffs. Whenever he had downtime from session work and shows, Nocentelli spent much of 1971 recording his newly-found, reflective, diaristic songs at Matassa’s Jazz City studio. Backed by longtime Meters bandmate George Porter Jr. on bass, Nocentelli crafted the lineups for his sessions to match the tone of the material. When he needed a pianist, he’d call Toussaint. For percussion on the slower songs, he used drummer Zigaboo Modeliste, but many of the tracks featured James Black—a frequent collaborator of Toussaint’s and a member of Ellis Marsalis’ jazz group, whom Nocentelli recalls as an “unbelievable” musician. The recording, which Nocentelli fondly refers to as his “country-and-western-album,” paints a picture of a young man yearning to find a sense of purpose. “I was going through some changes which were reflected in the songs that I wrote during that time,” he tells Sweet. Among them is the mid-tempo “Getting Nowhere,” in which he expresses a sense of frustration, as he watches others find success around him. Similarly, “Till I Get There” details a man who is struggling to persevere in his goals. In the soaring “Tell Me Why,” meanwhile, the singer contemplates the existence of God. Other songs center around fictional characters. “Pretty Mittie,” for instance, is sung from the perspective of a farmer who longs to give up his arduous life for the city. “You’ve Become a Habit” is about a man who falls for a sex worker named Fancy. “Riverfront” is based on stories that singer Aaron Neville shared, about his days working on the New Orleans waterfront. Nocentelli also chose to perform one cover: Elton John’s breakthrough hit, “Your Song.” The guitarist made the recently-released ballad his own—infusing it with a loping, head-nodding cadence, ever so tastefully “funkdafied” in true New Orleans fashion. By the time that the album was finished, The Meters were busier than ever. They had just signed a record deal with Warner Brothers and were now the official house band at Toussaint’s studio, Sea-Saint. There, they not only backed artists on Toussaint’s Sehorn label but had also become the go-to session musicians for every major artist that recorded in New Orleans. Rather than focus on a solo career, Nocentelli poured his energies into The Meters’ next album. Eventually, time moved on, as did Nocentelli, and he decided to store his unreleased solo album at Sea-Saint for safekeeping. In 2005, when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Sea-Saint was among its victims. While Toussaint (who passed away in 2015) had sold the hallowed studio in the mid-90s, hundreds of his archived recordings remained in the building. The new owner salvaged what he could from the flooded building, shipping everything to a storage facility in Southern California. Boxes of tapes sat there for more than a decade before moving to another unit, which foreclosed a year later. The contents were purchased in a blind auction and, days later, sold at a swap meet. The fact that record collector Mike Nishita just happened to be there was pure kismet. Nishita, a DJ and brother to “Money Mark” Nishita (of Beastie Boys fame), recognized the Sea-Saint label on the boxes and purchased all 673 master tapes at the swap meet. He inspected the contents with his friend Mario Caldato Jr., the longtime audio engineer for the Beastie Boys. In addition to masters from Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Lee Dorsey, and Toussaint, there was a quarter-inch reel with Nocentelli’s name on it. As Caldato and Nishita played it back, they knew they had something special. “There was nothing else like it,” writes Sweet. “An acoustic album by the greatest funk guitarist who ever lived. It was the tape Mike would play for people to show them how special the collection was. The best album in the vault was something nobody knew existed.” Eventually, Nishita and Nocentelli connected, “He was so grateful, so sincere,” recalls Nishita. “I just kept thinking about how this music needs to be heard...Especially when you look at all the things that had to fall into place for these tapes to survive and be discovered this way.” As Nocentelli simply puts it, “Things happen for a reason, man.” And now, Light in the Attic is thrilled to give this remarkable record the spotlight it so rightly deserves. 50 years later, all is not lost.
100% Pure Poison - Coming Right At You
100% Pure Poison
Coming Right At You
LP | 1974 | EU | Reissue (P-Vine)
36,99 €*
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 11.03.2022
The sole album released in 1974 from this almighty group of nine musicians lead by Chicago native Danny Leake continues to turn up in the hands of the most determined collectors for good reason. Formed in the most unlikely of circumstances as a group of American military workers stationed in Germany, the band made one dazzling leap onto the frontline of soul before promptly disbanding and never looking back. As with all records that get marked with the coveted 'rare' status, what we don't know about the record outweighs what we do, but as the needle fits the groove on album opener "You Keep Coming Back," and the vocal and instrumental harmonies build into a frenzy, the addictive joy of the record takes hold for repeated listens. P-vine is delighted to be bringing this album back from the vaults for a limited pressing fitted with a unique Japanese obi strip.

After the opener rich with soul, "No More City, No More Country" changes pace with a psychedelic funk jam that blossoms into a piece of spiritual jazz and social commentary of 70s America. "Windy C" is an album highlight and kicks off the B-side with a lost funk classic where the individual talents of Steve Maxwell's organ playing, Leake's guitar and John Jackson's percussion all combine to make the deftest of touches count. The wealth of compositional talent behind the album contributes to its varied sound, and the might behind Marvin Daniels' vocals and trumpet playing joins Leake on the songwriting credits with producer Rick Hartung. Leake would later make his name as the trusted sound engineer of Stevie Wonder, but his roots as the mythical bandleader of 100% Pure Poison lives on in the books of rare record folklore.
Don Julian & Larks - Super Slick
Tim Maia - Tim Maia
Tim Maia
Tim Maia
LP | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Future Shock)
18,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tim Maia was a Brazilian musician, songwriter, and businessman known for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and humorous musical style. Maia contributed to Brazilian music within a wide variety of musical genres, including soul, funk, disco, jazz, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, romantic ballads, samba, bossa nova, baião and música popular brasileira (mpb). He introduced the soul style on the Brazilian musical scene. Now on vinyl, a must for all the funk/soul fans around.
Allen Toussaint - Life, Love And Faith
Allen Toussaint
Life, Love And Faith
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Speakers Corner)
34,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Allen Toussaint had it all around him – the voices and spirits of black music, rhythm ’n’ blues, funk and soul. He was born in New Orleans and grew up there, the birthplace of jazz. As from 1960, he worked as a record producer and an A&R man at Minit Records, an independent label, which was closely associated with the transformation of the New Orleans Sound. His compositions for fellow musicians landed them in the charts, he frequently participated by performing with them on the piano, and so became a connoisseur and master of all possible sounds. "Life, Love And Faith" marks his launch into his solo career, and quite rightly so. In the songs, Toussaint amalgamates all he had mastered with a rocking R&B, funky rhythms and expressive soul to create his highly personal sound. Although it is a soul album through and through, one has the feeling that one is listening to an album from Reprise’s stable of singers/songwriters – including such artists as Randy Newman, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat and Joni Mitchell – rather than what usually came out of New Orleans in the early Seventies. And also because "Life, Love And Faith" captures an eccentric genius who pursues his own idiosyncratic vision. It is a structured, multi-layered album, which does not show Toussaint in his purest form, but it is his only album that shows just how widely ranged and profound his many talents were.

This Speakers Corner LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the master tapes through to the cutting head. More information under www.pure-analogue.com. All royalties and mechanical rights have been paid.

Recording: 1972 at Jazz City Studios, New Orleans, by Cosimo Matassa and Skip Godwin Production: Allen Toussaint
Smoove - Redropped 001 Light Blue Vinyl Edition
Smoove
Redropped 001 Light Blue Vinyl Edition
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Oonops Drops)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
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Oonops hand-picked selections for Agogo Records »Resense«-series continue under its new name »Redropped«. Same quality, all put on recycled wax and packed full of the hottest versions for all the 45 DJs.

Volume 001 is starting with the one and only Smoove from the UK. He joined Oonops for his shows on Brooklyn Radio several times as well as appeared on his last Resenses. Now he's back and opens this new series with two absolutely bangers: a beefed up Boogie monster of a stone cold Hip Hop classic plus a headnod version of it on the flip. Be quick!
Jan Delay - Wir Kinder Vom Bahnhof Soul
J.Rocc / DJ Spinna - Wrecka Stow Edit #1 - 17 Days / Don't Play Me
J.Rocc / DJ Spinna
Wrecka Stow Edit #1 - 17 Days / Don't Play Me
7" | 2022 | US | Original (All Right Fresh)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 10.05.2022
The pairing of J.Rocc(World Famous Beat Junkies) with the world renown DJ Spinna(WonderWax/Brooklyn) could only happen at All Right Fresh. Bringing these two legends together on this double ‘A’ sided record for the first time ever! Minneapolis, the summer of 1983, had record heat of its time. A cool Kid, let the rain come down on “17 Days”.J.Rocca founder of The Beat Junkies and frequent partner to Madliband J. Dillalive shows leaves the Rane aside for this production. A remix climate with heated upbeat claps blended perfectly with his Purple badness’s piano chops. This performance was from his last live show!“Don’t Play Me” is a symbol of the ownership His Purple Royalnesswould achieve as he stepped into his own, a warning shot title.DJ Spinna, master of many crafts, producer of Stevie Wonder, De La Soul, Mary J Blige and Roy Ayers to name a few. Brings the grit expected when he touches this live acoustic guitar laden 90’s classic. This remix is a hard knock in a crystal ball for all the head-nod lovers. You’ve been waiting for thisand every fan will need a copy for their crates and shelves.
Bubaza - Battlestar
Bubaza
Battlestar
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (All-Town Sound)
7,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
"Battlestar" smacks you in the face immediately in the intro and refuses to let up for the duration of the tune. It's a synth heavy afrobeat burner that will ignite the dancefloor. The brainchild of Steve Haney (Jungle Fire) and Tim Felten (Sure Fire Soul Ensemble), the band explores new sonic territory for both of them. Aided by master musicians JakeNajor and Omar Lopez (SFSE) and Michael Duffy and Pat Bailey(Jungle Fire) they have truly crafted a unique sound within the diaspora of modern funk music. The B side "Countdown Dub" is a synth and sub-bass heavy dub exploration into what is possible within the style. Did they go too far? With some dubbing help from Seiji Komo (Boostive), the tune is a bold mixture of experimental and classic dub stylings.
K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiesta - Me Da A Onnda
K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiesta
Me Da A Onnda
LP | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Hot Casa)
26,99 €*
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Me Da A Onnda by K. Frimpong and his Cubanos Fiesta isclassic and essential Hi-Life & Afro Funk album from one of the greatest Ghanaian singer and composer, finally reissued for the first time! This legendary K Fimpong's fantastic rare album was recorded in 1980. K . Frimpong was born on July 22nd, 1939 at Ofoase in the Ashanti - Akim district and entered right into music after elementary school by joining "Star de Republic" and later "Oko's band" after which he left to K. Gyasy's band where he worked for more than 6 years. As a prolific songwriter and singer, here's the reissue of his amazing album, a modern fusion of Hi- life and Soul.The excellent background is given by the famous Cubanos Fiesta with members of Vis-A-Vis band. Originally produced on the major Polydor, this four songs recording is a blend of danceable and spiritual Soul and straight Hi-Life. A must-have vinyl of percussive Afro Funk for all the music connoisseurs, K. Frimpong backed by Cubanos Fiesta LP is a true masterpiece, so hard to find and reaching crazy skills for a decent copy affordable. Remastered by Frank Merritt at The Carvery. Pressed on Replika format. Fully licensed by the Alhadji Kwame Frimpong Family
Popcorn - Prime Choice
Popcorn
Prime Choice
LP | 1983 | EU | Reissue (Mad About)
24,99 €*
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Rare Modern Soul/Funk private press LP from Miami! Almost impossible to find an original copy of this 1983 Modern Funk Soul Boogie masterpiece.
John Legend - Once Again Gold Black Friday Record Store Day 2021 Edition
John Legend
Once Again Gold Black Friday Record Store Day 2021 Edition
2LP | 2006 | EU | Reissue (Columbia)
30,99 €*
Release:2006 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limitd to 5800 copies worldwide. The sophomore studio album from multi-Platinum, Grammy-winning musician John Legend includes the hits “Save Room”, “P.D.A. (We Just Don’t Care)” and “King & Queen” featuring Mary J. Blige. Legend worked with a great list of producers and co-writers on Once Again, including Kanye West, will. I. am, Raphael Saadiq, Craig Street, Sa-Ra, Eric Hudson, Devo Springsteen, Dave Tozer and Avenue. Celebrating fifteen years since its release, Once Again is released for RSD Black Friday as a gold vinyl double album.
V.A. - The Roots Of Chicha
V.A.
The Roots Of Chicha
2LP | 2011 | CA | Reissue (Barbes)
19,99 €*
Release:2011 / CA – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
23 tunes from Lima and the Amazon
recorded between 1968 and 1981!
Jim Dunloop - Dusty Donuts Volume 18
Jim Dunloop
Dusty Donuts Volume 18
7" | 2020 | UK | Original (Dusty Donuts)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Summer is here and whilst no-one will be flying to the Copacabana Beach anytime soon, we can travel there with our ears. Jim Dunloop transports us to the storied city of Rio with latin guitar licks, warm bass lines and vocals as sweet as Brigadeiro. A summertime sure shot. Side B sees Mr Dun-loop link up with Berlin stalwart Grzly Adams to provide a lovely slice of Boom Bap that’ll make you stone crazy. The Beat is sweet as a nut(s). The wah-wah guitar and breezy vocal have definite-ly got that funk.
Baby Huey - Hard Times / Listen To Me
V.A. - Habibi Funk: An Eclectic Selection
Cymande - Cymande
Cymande
Cymande
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Alaska)
22,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This brilliant 1972 album from UK 70s funk outfit Cymande (pronounced Sah-mahn-day) has been heralded as the best Brit Funk album of all time.

Taking influences from their Guyanese and Jamaican roots they fused reggae influenced basslines, Afro-tinted Nyabinghi percussion, psychedelic touches and American style funk instrumentation creating a unique sound which the band referred to as nyah-rock.

Their tracks later became a mainstay of block parties and hip hop break samples.

This, their debut, boasted perhaps their best-known funk anthem The Message and the much-sampled Bra, adopted by pioneering DJs like DJ Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash before being plundered by De La Soul, The Wu-Tang Clan, The Coup and The Fugees to name but a few.

They stand today as one of the most sampled black British bands ever cropping up on Hip Hop, House and Dance 12”s all over the World.
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
Curtis Mayfield
Curtis
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Rhino)
19,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
180 gram vinyl, cut from the original masters!
Simfonyx - Der Maulwurf / Eolomea
Simfonyx
Der Maulwurf / Eolomea
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Delights 45)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The first Delights release of 2022 sees the return of the Haifa-Jerusalem duo SimfOnyx (Shuzin and Markey Funk) with a new psych-funk double-sider. Taking its inspiration from the long-forgotten genre cinema of East Germany, the 45 features "Der Maulwurf" (The Mole) - a drum-heavy crime funk banger, paired with a melancholic space age slow-burner "Eolomea" on the flipside.

Limited to 300 copies worldwide.
Reality - Disco Party
Reality
Disco Party
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Jazzman)
22,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
We at Jazzman have already given legitimate release to albums that fell foul of the notorious '70s 'tax scam' practice, namely those by Sounds of the City Experience and Ricardo Marrero. It now gives us great satisfaction to present Reality's 'Disco Party' album, for the very first time in agreement with the surviving members of the band. Possibly the most obscure of all the obscurities in the TSG catalogue, 'Disco Party' isn't actually 'disco' at all, moreover it's a fully rounded excursion into mid-70s dancefloor funk and proto-disco-jazz, performed by a group of expert musicians at the height of their powers. Recorded in one long session in NYC, until now, bandleader Dr. Otto Gomez and the rest of his crew had never even heard the recordings they'd made almost 50 years ago. Indeed, none of the band even knew that their album had been released!

At Jazzman, we consider it our mission to shine new light on music that went under-appreciated at the time of its original release. There are many varied circumstances which can cause an otherwise great record to not do so well - for instance, poor budget, marketing, promo and sometimes just plain old bad luck. Perhaps the most unjust circumstance involves the tax loss releases of the mid-70s - records made purely to cheat a few dollars out of the tax man.

Here, along with restoring the music, we have dug deep into the backstory of the group, interviewing Gomez and others to find out exactly who this unheralded NYC funk orchestra were and what happened to them before and after the monumental session laid out on this record. Our liner notes tell the story of the TSG label and the 'tax loss' phenomenon, and we delve into the history of the band from their humble beginnings as the Smokin' Shades of Black(!) to the present day. We also find out exactly what it means to record some brilliant music - only to have it taken away - and discarded.
Richard Caiton - Listen To The Drums / You Look Like A Flower
Richard Caiton
Listen To The Drums / You Look Like A Flower
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Rocafort)
10,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Forgotten figure of the New Orleans soul and R'n'B scene, Richard Caiton cut a few 45s that became collectors' items. One of them is this official reissue: the very first single he recorded in 1964 with Dave Bartholomew at the legendary Cosimo Matassa's studio (The Meters, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John and more).
This hard-to-find 45 combines two different sounds of the 60's at their best. On one side, a hypnotic drum rhythm popular with the Rhythm & Blues and Northern Soul DJ's. On the other, a magnificent ballad that will make you nostalgic for a time you didn't even know.
Marvin Gaye - T Plays It Cool /
Marvin Gaye
T Plays It Cool / "T" Stands For Trouble
7" | 1972 | JP | Reissue (HMV Record Shop)
35,99 €*
Release:1972 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 04.02.2022
* 7" cut of two Marvin Gaye funk instrumentals

The year after “What’s Goin’ On” (1972) became a big hit, Marvin Gaye wrote and produced two funk instrumentals, ""T" Plays It Cool" and ""T" Stands For Trouble", from “Trouble Man” (the movie soundtrack of the same name). This is a 7" cut of two funk instrumentals.
David Ruffin - David
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - P.I.M.P. / Police In Helicopter
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
P.I.M.P. / Police In Helicopter
7" | 2016 | US | Original (Big Crown)
10,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Crown Records presents the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band’s smashing cover version of “P.I.M.P.”. Following up on the smashing success of their debut album “55” and a string of essential 45s, this is the third label to press this staple tune. Three labels, three times, three different B sides. Back in 2008 Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band released its smashing cover of 50 Cent's P.I.M.P. which was long thought to be the original sample for the tune. The Mocambo pressing already hard to come by and fetching top dollar on the internet has become an underground classic. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band treat the tune to their signature smashing drums and bass heavy production, taking the original loop and turning it into a full composition. Brass and steel pan parts putting it somewhere between reggae, steel funk, and the “Superfly” Soundtrack. Side B is the proper reggae offering from Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, a cover of the legendary John Holt’s classic “Police In Helicopter”. Another must have two sider, another Big Crown sure shot.
Janko Nilovic - Soul Impressions
Janko Nilovic
Soul Impressions
LP | 1975 | EU | Reissue (Underdog)
19,99 €*
Release:1975 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following the recent reissues of Pop Impressions (UR000651) and Super America (UR000651), Underdog Records label follows-up to the series with another brilliant album by French underrated composer and producer, Janko Nilovic!
Charles Bradley - Victim Of Love
Charles Bradley
Victim Of Love
LP | 2013 | US | Original (Daptone)
16,99 €*
Release:2013 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bow down to the 'Screaming Eagle Of Soul'! Download code for the full album is included.
Thee Sinseers - What's His Name
Thee Sinseers
What's His Name
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Colemine)
7,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Thee Sinseers are the premier band in Southern California's souldies scene and their new single "What's His Name" represents what's the come from the future-household-name Joey QuiA±ones' mind. He produces, writes, and plays nearly everything you hear on recordings of Thee Sinseers. So enjoy this sweet slice of soul from Joey and co. It certainly won't be the last time you hear his name!
Spice - Let There Be Spice
Spice
Let There Be Spice
LP | 1976 | EU | Reissue (P-Vine)
43,99 €*
Release:1976 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 11.03.2022
Along with other reissues for The Ultimates, The Topics and Ricardo Marrero, P-vine has been steadily reissuing the hard-to-find funk and soul gems on the short-lived 70s label TSG, and this latest reissue for Spice's 1976 record Let There Be Spice is of no exception and is packed with seasoned heat. It's a record that complements and blurs the lines of soul, funk and disco, and was once so rare that not even the band knew of its existence. Only in recent times have we been able to put together a picture of a group growing up in The Bronx with the burning desire to perform and light up the stage.

Tracks like "Everything Is You", "Don't Fight It" and "Fool In Love" are glorious examples of the heavenly soul sound the group construct with harmonising waves of soothing vocals dancing together with warm string sections. "Happy Music" and the following "Do It Nice" up the tempo and show off another side to their sound as the songs twist and turn through proggy synthesizer solos and funk guitar rhythms. P-vine can't wait to deliver this exciting release and keep the fire burning strong for this exceptional album.
Chuck Armstrong - Something Got A Hold On Me Psychemagick Remix
Chuck Armstrong
Something Got A Hold On Me Psychemagick Remix
12" | 1979 | UK | Reissue (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:1979 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 25.03.2022
The super rarity disco funk Something Got A Hold On Me by Chuck Armstrong gets its first ever official reissue, as Emotional Rescue continues its series of looking at some of the artists working with King Sporty’s Konduko label. A long time South Florida native, Armstrong released numerous gospel toned soul 7”s for labels across the US, starting in 1962 with Cleveland’s Gemini Records before going on to release with Detroit’s Black Rock and Nashville’s Sound Stage 7. First working with Noel Williams on the 1973 single, Black Foxy Woman, before releasing his now sought-after album Shakin’ Up in 1976, he returned to Konduko 3 years later to explore the shift to disco and boogie with William’s masterly production. Coming in at 10 minutes of deep, bottom rattling disco funk, William’s teamed Armstrong’s vocals of hypnotising love with his in-house Root Rockers band to devastating result. Their unrelenting groove and horns, plus Betty Wright & co’s backing vocals counteracting with William’s studio skills, is further exemplified in a wonderful dub laden Discomix by Psychemagik. Having released a sneaky edit a few years ago, it seemed fitting to bring the duo of beat diggers, tape manipulators and world travelling DJs, into the “official” fold by commissioning a new rework that extends, loops and arranges this classic around a nice heavy dose of dub effects for daze.
Gaff, The - Redropped 002 Yellow Vinyl Edition
Gaff, The
Redropped 002 Yellow Vinyl Edition
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Oonops Drops)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 28.01.2022
DJ and producer The Gaff from Canada who has rocked parties and clubs worldwide alongside Questlove, DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist and many more is in the house for »Redropped« 002 with two must-have cuts. Starting with a beautiful soulful track which combines a classic soul legend with some carefully thought beats and ending on the flip with a jazzy tribute with DJ Marvel to one of Hip Hop's finest plus bonus beats. What more could you want?

You'll know that his releases will fly quick, so better watch out.
Voices Of East Harlem, The - Can You Feel It
Voices Of East Harlem, The
Can You Feel It
7" | 2021 | UK | Original (Dynamite Cuts)
15,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Dynamite Cuts 45s series is so excited to be releasing another rare-groove club classic by the Voices of East Harlem. “Can you feel it” part one – is a mid-tempo sexy soul groover. On the flip for the first time is Part two, this sensual laid-back, hand clap vibes super funk, and a must for the 45s collectors. Both tracks arranged by the soul vibes master Leroy Hutson.

Perfectly pair up.
V.A. - The Originals 1
V.A.
The Originals 1
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Golden Rules)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
From the beginning on we wanted to be a spotlight on the current scene of contemporary funk, soul and positive vibes. We connected with a lovely network of musicians, labels and passionate soul music lovers and created the first sampler. From Moscow to Hamburg, over Paris to New York, from London to Barcelona to Nashville: it's a colorful bouquet of real epic Soul smashers, psychedelic grooves and funky breaks from talented artists from all over the world such as Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra, DeRobert & The Half Truths, The Mighty Mocambos, Ghost Funk Orchestra and many more.

On our sampler you will find 14 tracks made with passion and 100% true notes.

Bringing soul back to the people.
Amy Winehouse - At The BBC
Guts - Straight From The Decks 2 Black Vinyl Edition
Guts
Straight From The Decks 2 Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Pura Vida Sounds)
27,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Any DJ set tells you, unconsciously or not, about its author.

Through the record choices and the way they are organized, one can feel the DJ’s state of mind and find out a bit more about the musical deposit discovered that is being shared and dug through by him or her at the moment.

The appetite for diggin’, the quest for a novelty or a forgotten rarity is what makes a DJ set a true organic living matter constantly fueled although not always, unfortunately, respected.

Time stretching. Too many DJ’s made a pact with this diabolical creature. A true digital steamroller that runs over the rhythm to fix the tempo while leaving behind an agonizing drummer whose sole crime was to have been carried away by his energy and having moved forward the BPM. At the end, everything that gave charm and life to the track, its imperfections and the peculiar fact that it makes you dance faster towards its end… all these along with all the lively movements contained within the track are reduced to nothing.

My conception of music and DJ sets is the exact opposite. Since the first volume of Straight From The Decks, my DJ sets have been redesigned, refreshed and improved. However, there was no preexisting plan, they evolved naturally following my new desires. The famous core of my indispensable musical choices started to morph little by little into something different without losing sight of its center of gravity which remains undoubtedly afro-tropical.

No matter which track, its style and its origin, the quality of the music that is brought to my ears is always my sole and primary concern.

In this selection, you’ll find 7” vinyl records available to everyone sitting proudly next to some rarities found online and acquired through nerve-raking auctions battles. There are indeed exclusive remixes along with titles that until now were only available in their digital formats. Now for the first time they are available here in vinyl format. Obviously, if you have chosen the CD format, that precision doesn’t really matter… Sixteen titles which have become the heart of my sets throughout this past year. A heart which in a year will beat to a certainly different drum…

Pura Vida

Guts
Boogaloo Joe Jones - Right On Brother
D'Angelo - Brown Sugar 20th Anniversary Edition
Jean Jacques Perrey / Camille Yarbrough - EVA / Take Yo' Praise
Monophonics - Last One Standing
Monophonics
Last One Standing
7" | 2021 | US | Original (Colemine)
8,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.02.2022
An Epic Part 1 / Part 2 Soul Jam From Monophonics That Would Make Curtis Mayfield Proud!
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