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Khruangbin - Late Night Tales Orange Vinyl Edition
Khruangbin
Late Night Tales Orange Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2020 | UK | Original (Late Night Tales)
33,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
Preorder available from 04.12.2020
One copy per customer.
Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio - I Told You So HHV European Exclusive Pink Vinyl Edition
Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio
I Told You So HHV European Exclusive Pink Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Colemine)
25,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 29.01.2021
Pink vinyl edition in Europe available at HHV only.

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio-or as it is sometimes referred to, DLO3-specialize in the lost art of "feel good music." The ingredients of this intoxicating cocktail include a big helping of the 1960s organ jazz stylings of Jimmy Smith and Baby Face Willette; a pinch of the snappy soul strut of Booker T. & The M.G.'s and The Meters; and sprinkles Motown, Stax Records, blues, and cosmic Jimi Hendrix-style guitar. It's a soul-jazz concoction that goes straight to your heart and head makes your body break out in a sweat. The band features organist Delvon Lamarr, a self-taught virtuosic musician, with perfect pitch who taught himself jazz and has effortlessly been able to play a multitude of instruments. On guitar is the dynamo Jimmy James who eases through Steve Cropper-style chanking guitar, volcanic acid-rock freak-out lead playing, and slinky Grant Green style jazz. From Reno, Nevada is drummer Dan Weiss (also of the powerhouse soul and funk collective The Sextones). Dan's smoldering pocket-groove drumming locks in the trio's explosive chemistry. Founded by Larmarr's wife and manager Amy Novo, the trio started from humble beginnings in 2015, but since then has released two Billboard charting albums and toured the world to sold out venues. The trio returns now with their second studio album, I Told You So, with even heavier grooves and more confidence. It may have been several years since their most recent studio effort, but they haven't missed a beat.
Nu Guinea - Nuova Napoli
Nu Guinea
Nuova Napoli
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (NG Records)
17,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Almost 2 years after the success of the album THE TONY ALLEN EXPERIMENTS and a few months after the release of the 7inch AMORE, Nu Guinea return to the scene with a new LP published by their newborn label NG RECORDS.
After touring the world looking for sounds suitable for their vibrations, NU GUINEA decided to go back to square one, Napoli, where Massimo Di Lena and Lucio Aquilina were born and raised. They watched their city from a distance reconstructing its energy from their studio in Berlin, calibrating the synths on the meridian of Vesuvius, the volcano that has always protected and threatened Napoli.
NUOVA NAPOLI is the result of a long musical research that has become a historical investigation on the sound that shaped Napoli during the ‘70s and ‘80s, starting from the contamination of genres (disco, jazz-funk, African rhythms) which ended up in Nu Guinea’s DNA.
In this album the synthesizers fill the spaces between the past and the future, tightening in a single body acoustic instruments, electronics and voices in Neapolitan dialect. It is the first time that the duo has worked with such a large group of musicians, some of whom are exponents of the contemporary Neapolitan scene.
WARNING: We recommend listening to Nuova Napoli while walking in the alleys of Napoli’s historic center, around wet clothes hanging and street vendors on tiny three-wheelers.
Khruangbin - The Universe Smiles Upon You
Khruangbin
The Universe Smiles Upon You
LP | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Night Time Stories)
24,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Taking influence from 1960's Thai funk - their name literally translates to "Engine Fly" in Thai - Khruangbin’s debut album ‘The Universe Smiles Upon You’ is steeped in the bass heavy, psychedelic sound of their inspiration, Tarantino soundtracks and surf-rock cool. The Texan trio is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums.

‘The Universe Smiles Upon You’ was recorded at their spiritual home, a remote barn deep in the Texas countryside where their first rehearsals took place. The band listened to a lot of different types of music on the long drives out to the country but their favourites were 60s and 70s Thai cassettes gleaned from the cult Monrakplengthai blog and compilations of southeast Asian pop, rock and funk. This had a heavy impact on the direction of the band, the scales they used and the inflection of the melodies; which coupled with the spaciousness of the Texan countryside culminated in Khruangbin forming their exotic, individual sound.

Repress on black vinyl in regular sleeve.
Budos Band - Long In The Tooth Colored Vinyl Edition
Budos Band
Long In The Tooth Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Daptone)
26,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Celebrating 15 years from the release of their debut album, Daptone's Royal Court from Staten Island delivers a truly epic collection of new material that finds the group further bridging the gap between the farfisa-fueled Ethio-Funk stylings of their early recordings, with the psychedelic, Sabbath-inspired hellfire of late.

“In some ways, it's reminiscent of our first two albums The Budos Band and Budos II,” says Tom Brenneck. “We branched off on Burnt Offering and Budos V. Now, we're still moving forward. You can play these songs on the dance-floor. We knew the horns had to stand out too. Thinking about hip-hop allowed us to put the bounce back into The Budos.”

This is evident from needle drop to final rotation. Heavy drum breaks, reminiscent of the BBoy approved grooves of their early output reign supreme, setting the stage for the pulsating, hallucinatory wall of organ, menacing horns, and rugged guitar riffs to permeate your soul - leaving the listener in a rhythmic wash of Budonian rapture.

Long in the Tooth represents the culmination of a 15-year journey by a band that has consistently carved its own distinct path through the grooves of history.
Celebrity BBQ Sauce Band - Celebrity Barbecue Sauce
Celebrity BBQ Sauce Band
Celebrity Barbecue Sauce
2LP | 2020 | US | Original (Mahogani Music / GMI UFM)
29,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Mahogani Music proudly presents the first release of Celebrity BBQ Sauce Band. This Detroit duo is comprised of keyboardist and producer Gerald Mitchell of Los Hermanos/Underground Resistance and vocalist Billy Love known from Mike Bank's Members of the House and several releases by Theo Parrish, Amp Fiddler and most recently featured on Thrill Seekers by Seth Troxler. Both of these extremely talented artists are longtime figures in the dance music scene and have made a huge impact on Detroit house and techno. Celebrity BBQ Sauce Band is a group that expresses jazz-fusion, and funk into stunning electronic music.
FKJ - French Kiwi Juice
FKJ
French Kiwi Juice
2LP | 2017 | EU | Reissue (Roche Musique)
19,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 04.12.2020
This is a repress. Multi - instrumentalist with rare elegance, FKJ unveils its first album French Kiwi Juice, and invites us in his world.
Ghost Funk Orchestra - An Ode To Escapism HHV EU Blue With Black Swirl Vinyl Edition
Ghost Funk Orchestra
An Ode To Escapism HHV EU Blue With Black Swirl Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Karma Chief)
22,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Where will you hide when the world around you is closing in? On their latest LP, GFO invites you to close your eyes and take a dive into your subconscious. Strings and horns float around from ear to ear while their three sirens explore themes of isolation, fear of the unknown, and the fabrication of self-image. It's a soulful psychedelic journey that picks up sonically where "A Song For Paul" left off. The drums are heavier, the arrangements are more intricate, and the vocal harmonies soar over a bed of odd time signature grooves. This is an album that's meant to be listened to in the dark. So won't you join them? You're not scared.....are you?
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
Amy Winehouse
Back To Black
LP | 2007 | EU | Original (Universal)
17,99 €*
Release:2007 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
produced by Mark Ronson & Salaam Remi ... The Brit Awards say britains best female artist ... finally on vinyl!
Khruangbin - Late Night Tales Black Vinyl Edition
Budos Band - Long In The Tooth Black Vinyl Edition
Budos Band
Long In The Tooth Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Daptone)
22,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Celebrating 15 years from the release of their debut album, Daptone's Royal Court from Staten Island delivers a truly epic collection of new material that finds the group further bridging the gap between the farfisa-fueled Ethio-Funk stylings of their early recordings, with the psychedelic, Sabbath-inspired hellfire of late.

“In some ways, it's reminiscent of our first two albums The Budos Band and Budos II,” says Tom Brenneck. “We branched off on Burnt Offering and Budos V. Now, we're still moving forward. You can play these songs on the dance-floor. We knew the horns had to stand out too. Thinking about hip-hop allowed us to put the bounce back into The Budos.”

This is evident from needle drop to final rotation. Heavy drum breaks, reminiscent of the BBoy approved grooves of their early output reign supreme, setting the stage for the pulsating, hallucinatory wall of organ, menacing horns, and rugged guitar riffs to permeate your soul - leaving the listener in a rhythmic wash of Budonian rapture.

Long in the Tooth represents the culmination of a 15-year journey by a band that has consistently carved its own distinct path through the grooves of history.
Khruangbin - Mordechai Artprint Bundle
Khruangbin
Mordechai Artprint Bundle
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
29,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Soundtracks
Preorder available from 27.11.2020
Limited bundle including new artwork and art print. One copy per customer.

Khruangbin has always been multilingual, weaving far-flung musical languages like East Asian surf-rock, Persian funk, and Jamaican dub into mellifluous harmony. But on its third album, it's finally speaking out loud. Mordechai features vocals prominently on nearly every song, a first for the mostly instrumental band. It's a shift that rewards the risk, reorienting Khruangbin's transportive sound toward a new sense of emotional directness, without losing the spirit of nomadic wandering that's always defined it. And it all started with them coming home. By the summer of 2019, the Houston group_bassist Laura Lee Ochoa, guitarist Mark Speer, drummer DJ Johnson_had been on tour for nearly three-and-ahalf years, playing to audiences across North and South America, Europe, and southeast Asia behind its acclaimed albums The Universe Smiles Upon You and Con Todo El Mundo. They returned to their farmhouse studio in Burton, Texas, ready to begin work on their third album. But they were also determined to slow down, to take their time and luxuriate in building something together. Musically, the band's ever-restless ear saw it pulling reference points from Pakistan, Korea, and West Africa, incorporating strains of Indian chanting boxes and Congolese syncopated guitar. But more than anything, the album became a celebration of Houston, the eclectic city that had nurtured them, and a cultural nexus where you can check out country and zydeco, trap rap, or avant-garde opera on any given night. In those years away from home, Khruangbin's members often felt like they were swimming underwater, unsure of where they were going, or why they were going there. But Mordechai leads them gently back to the surface, allowing them to take a breath, look around, and find itself again. It is a snapshot taken along a larger journey_a moment all the more beautiful for its impermanence. And it's a memory to revisit again and again, speaking to us now more clearly than ever.
Yaam x HHV - For The Culture #3: Pumpkin & Vin’S da Cuero / The Polyversal Souls Feat. Hailu Mergia
Yaam x HHV
For The Culture #3: Pumpkin & Vin’S da Cuero / The Polyversal Souls Feat. Hailu Mergia
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (For The Culture / HHV)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Limited 7“ vinyl (300 copies). Only at HHV!
All proceeds will go to the club Yaam.
For The Culture - Save your club!

Tropical sounds, pumping Hip Hop shows, culinary delights and the cosy flexing on the beach. All this is the »Young African Art Market« alias YAAM. A multi-layered, unique, intercultural meeting place and melting pot. Of course this is also reflected on their exclusive 45. The French hip hop duo Pumpkin & Vin'S da Cuero present with »Banana Bread« their first treat of their upcoming album (with Bastien Burger on bass and cuts by DJ Odilon) and The Polyversal Souls delight with the song »Sad Nile« featuring the legendary Ethio-Jazz musician Hailu Mergia on the B-side.

»HHV For The Culture« our small contribution to support the Berlin club scene. Save your club!
Àbáse - Invocation
Àbáse
Invocation
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Cosmic Compositions / HHV)
18,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
After gaining support from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Soulection, Nabihah Iqbal or KEXP and appearing for an energetic live set at Thris Tian’s Global Roots radio show on Worldwide FM, Cosmic Compositions is proud to present Budapest born Berlin based keyboard player and producer Àbáse's long anticipated debut EP, “Invocation”.

Invocation is a collection of seven songs recorded during a two year period in different locations, capturing Àbáse collaborating with some of the most talented musicians from the buzzing Budapest music scene with special guest performers from Africa and Brazil.
Felbm - Tape 3 / Tape 4
Felbm
Tape 3 / Tape 4
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Soundway)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Electronic / Dance
Following on from his previous debut album Tape 1/Tape 2 on Soundway, Felbm delivers Tape 3/Tape 4 : an intimate, emotional, lilting and melodic solo project. These 14 lo-fi, instrumental, jazz-infused sketches were written on guitar, with cascading keyboards, vibraphone and drum machine. Possessing a restorative and soothing quality, it goes some way to balancing out a chaotic year for the world at large. With echoes of the dreamier end of 1980s English indie-pop, minimal ambient music and Brazilian bossa-nova, Topper’s musical storybook includes touches of The Durutti Column, hints of Antônio Carlos Jobim and Baden Powell, whilst all set firmly in the summer fields of Germany and the Netherlands. The recording method used for the creation and recording of Tape 3 and Tape 4 follows the same as his previous release: all sketches were initially recorded onto cassette on a 4-track tape machine. Most notably a vibraphone finds its way onto almost every track fitting Topper’s sound-palette perfectly: warm yet distinctive, a percussive as well as sustaining sound that evokes some melancholy and a certain timeless nostalgia. Features that most certainly also apply to the other ‘new’ instrument on the tapes: mellotron flutes. Tape 3/Tape 4 navigates the space between quiet, open, meditative tunes and more solid instrumental works, reflecting his constant search for an optimal balance between stillness and movement.
Ghost Funk Orchestra - An Ode To Escapism Black Vinyl Edition
Ghost Funk Orchestra
An Ode To Escapism Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Karma Chief)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Where will you hide when the world around you is closing in? On their latest LP, GFO invites you to close your eyes and take a dive into your subconscious. Strings and horns float around from ear to ear while their three sirens explore themes of isolation, fear of the unknown, and the fabrication of self-image. It's a soulful psychedelic journey that picks up sonically where "A Song For Paul" left off. The drums are heavier, the arrangements are more intricate, and the vocal harmonies soar over a bed of odd time signature grooves. This is an album that's meant to be listened to in the dark. So won't you join them? You're not scared.....are you?
Broaks - Broaks
Broaks
Broaks
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Odd Funk / HHV)
17,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Strictly limited edition of 300 copies.

Early 2000s, a small town in Southern Finland. Dan’s dad was beginning to get curious about those new marks that had started appearing on his beloved records. The reason was not all that difficult to figure out: Dan had just got his first pair of turntables and was making pops, cracks and short loops by damaging the surface of the vinyl. Dan and Herbal used to hang out, listen to records and experiment with them. Hip hop, electronic music and funk were being played side by side with tangos and folk tunes familiar to them from childhood. In another small town some 30 kilometres away, Lion had just bought his first sampler and was playing around mixing samples and live instruments. One night there was a happening organized by a local youth club in nearby town. Lion was playing with his band and soon found Dan and Herbal bboying to the music. Paths crossed and relationships started, that would, at some point a fair bit later in linear time, lead into recording sessions at Odd Funk Studio. Much happened in between, but one thing is especially worth mentioning. While Dan was taking care of his four children, Lion and Herbal were organizing a weekly rhythm music club at a local bar, based on DJing spiced up with live instrumentation. Mariah started attending the club whenever she could. Through those DJ sets she was reminded of her childhood and the dope late 60s funk beats spun by her father, a local radio host and DJ. Mariah and the fellows got together in a recording session combining her thoughtful poetry with Broaks' beats - just in time before Mariah and her fam moved back to Seattle. Like these friendships, Broaks LP has a strong focus on sound, listening and improvisation, not forgetting the discussions on the pressing political issues of our time, personal joys and troubles, and the vital force of humour.
A/t/o/s - Waterman
A/t/o/s
Waterman
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Deep Medi Musik)
18,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
"...while I like to think that creations are a 'moment in time', this, for me, is much more than just a moment."
Truenoys 2020

"Depression is not just for those with painful traumas but it can lurk in everyone who is willing to live in truth... this album can be a cure or a helping hand...soundwise and lyrically."
Amos 2020

A/t/o/s, pronounced 'A Taste Of Struggle' is a project by Amos & Truenoys.

Introduced by a mutual friend, A/t/o/s started creating music together. Their first creation, 'A Taste Of Struggle' was quickly picked up by dubstep pioneer Mala, who signed them to his label Deep MEDi. Their debut release received an early spin by BBC 6 Music's Mary Anne Hobbs and impressive remixes by Skream and Commodo.

Their upcoming album 'waterman', is the 3rd on Deep MEDi, following their self-titled debut 'A/t/o/s' and the follow-up 'Outboxed'.

'waterman' once again sees A/t/o/s exploring new territories with their formula of exciting beats and powerful vocals, accompanied by Michiel De Malsche (@midm) on the keys as their 'secret, not so secret' member in the studio & on stage.

12" Vinyl & Digital
Plus free poster of braindamage single artwork (Vinyl size / Vinyl only)
30th October 2020
(MEDiLP015)
Shawn Lee's Incredible Tabla Band - Apache / Bongo Rock
J.Rocc - Funky President Edits Volume 7
J.Rocc
Funky President Edits Volume 7
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Beat Junkie Sound)
13,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
J Rocc dives back into his crates to release more of his sure-shot edits for the newest edition of his popular Funky President Edits series.
Richie Phoe - Bumpy's Lament
Richie Phoe
Bumpy's Lament
7" | 2010 | US | Original (Balanced)
9,99 €*
Release:2010 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Amazing instrumentals in best El Michel's tradition with a touch of Roots Music, straight from Canada - we love it.
Amadou & Mariam - Baara
Magnum - Fully Loaded Remastered Edition
Toby Glider - Novelty
Toby Glider
Novelty
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (City Baby)
26,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
100 copies available.
Funky return/LP debut of the 'Toby Glider' alias by LA-based Josh Lundquist (aka Liquid Pegasus)
Heavy participation by highly in-demand Oakland funk instrumentalist E. Live on Rhodes.
Previous releases on Star Creature and City Baby have sold out and become sought-after.
Beautiful custom glossy jacket w/ separate obi designed by Chris Hopkins/Lost Art

A pocket symphony for the Modern Funk era, breezily moving between City Pop, Bob James-style Jazz Fusion, and romantic 80s Library music. Topflight disco producer Liquid Pegasus shows a deeper side under his Toby Glider moniker. A continuation in theme from his in-demand EP on Chicago's Star Creature label and long sold-out debut on City Baby Records, this LP is Toby Glider's breadth fully realized—novel funk, authentically emotive when it wants to be, but always working in killer grooves that range from warmup to overheat to cool down."Mamachari" mellows along almost too-smooth, dappled with a Rhodes keys sparkle courtesy of Oakland, CA's first-rate funkster E. Live.
"Pop City" bops to a boogie bass groove highlighted with swinging flutes and a chorus of congas resulting in instrumental disco perfection.
The B side brings us the deep in your buns funk of "Hot Dog," whimsical rhythms and piano twinklings of "Romance Car" and rounds out to a beautiful dreamsicle melody with album closer "Orange Road"—overall a compact masterpiece of sometimes-sideways funk.
XL Middleton - Tap Water Runoff
XL Middleton
Tap Water Runoff
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Mofunk)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally released in 2016, XL Middleton’s "Tap Water Runoff" was first issued as a limited-run cassette of cuts that were intended for his 2015 "Tap Water" album but not included in the final run. After many requests from fans of the tape, "Tap Water Runoff" is finally being released on vinyl - A limited run of just 300 copies, just in time for the 5-year anniversary of the release of "Tap Water." Included are the original 6 tracks from "Tap Water Runoff" plus 2 bonus songs from the same time period that haven’t been previously released. Some are instrumental, some vocal, and all are laden with XL's melodic, bass-heavy synthesizer funk. It is a funk that draws from the same wells of inspiration as "Tap Water" - uptempo 80's boogie and sizzlingly slow 90's g-funk, united and distilled into Middleton's signature future-retro bounce. "Back 2 Tha Slapp!" feels all-too-ready for a verse from Snoop circa "The Last Meal," while "Tap Water," the title cut that didn't make it to its namesake album, feels like it's been culled directly from the vaults of George Clinton and Bernie Worrell. "This Funk Ain't No Phase" gives a strong nod to the gutter Ohio funk of Roger Troutman. Yet, for all of its apparent reverence to its own influences, "Tap Water Runoff" is yet another reminder that modern funk is just that - cutting edge and always ready to bellow a definitive "yes" to the age old question - "Is this the future?"
Uptown Funk Empire (Patchworks) - The Empire Strikes Back
Uptown Funk Empire (Patchworks)
The Empire Strikes Back
LP | 2009 | EU | Reissue (Soulab)
18,99 €*
Release:2009 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following successful projects such as Metropolitan Jazz Affair, The Dynamics and Mr. President, Bruno “Patchworks” Hovart originally released the Uptown Funk Empire’s album in 2009. Now sold-out for quite a while and still on demand, The Empire Strikes Back is finally reissued.
Bruno Hovart, as a self-taught musician and typical teenager, started playing guitar, bass and keyboards at age 15, covering James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Cream in his bedroom and, later in college bands. His first releases are in the mid-90s, with deep-house and disco live bands and various electronic projects. He quickly develops and shows very special skills for vintage Disco/Funk productions with a contemporary flavor. This gifted boy’s been working with artists such as Amp Fiddler, Archie Shepp, Mr Day, Paul Randolph... and for many recording labels such as I Still Music (US), Favorite Recordings (FR), Infracom (DE), Further Out (UK)...
Uptown Funk Empire is an exciting and ambitious project, worthy of its name. It’s like being back to the better days of Funk without a travel machine... the vibe is vintage but the sound is fresh... This album is huge and it covers all styles of the Groove music golden age: Boogaloo, Soul, Disco, Boogie, Funk... With brilliant vocal by silky Juan Rozoff, Brit-Soul legend Noel McKoy at his best, high-voltage divas Ange & Janice... and Bruno himself on the mic... it’s pure funkiness! Beware, The Empire Strikes Back and is kicking... so get up & dance!
Ed Longo & The Applied Arts Ensemble - The Other Fantasy
Ed Longo & The Applied Arts Ensemble
The Other Fantasy
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Early Sounds)
14,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
We welcome Ed Longo and his studio project The Applied Arts Ensemble debut on Early Sounds with “The Other Fantasy”, the result of many recording sessions that took place in different places around Europe.
Conceived with a strong jazz-funk, fusion and boogie sound it has been conceptualized around the idea that the schizophrenia of the internet-age, the visions of Otherness (the undiscovered lands, the primitive happiness, the impossible love) permeate the collective consciousness and the idealized "Other" loses any correspondence with the physical world.
Mayer Hawthorne - Just Ain't Gonna Work Out / When I Said Goodbye
Mayer Hawthorne
Just Ain't Gonna Work Out / When I Said Goodbye
10" | 2008 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
15,99 €*
Release:2008 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Special heart shaped 45 - Mark Ronson, Gilles Peterson, Benji B and many others already spin it!
Flammer Dance Band - Themer / Holder Rytme
Flammer Dance Band
Themer / Holder Rytme
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Lyskestrekk)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Flammer Dance Band back with two new hip-shaking garage funk tunes! Another essential 45 only release from Lyskestrekk Records.
Dr Rubberfunk - Come Back Breaker / Beats Working
Dr Rubberfunk
Come Back Breaker / Beats Working
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Jalapeno)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Having established himself in the UK's contemporary Jazz funk scene with a slew of high calibre releases, Dr Rubberfunk holds a reputation for quality productions surgically delivered by an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and producer.
After being hounded to join the roster in his early career, he signed to Jalapeno Records in 2008, and the years since have seen him release multiple albums, produce label artists, such as Izo FitzRoy, and be regularly called upon to bring his flair to remixes across the roster.
In 2018 he stepped back into the limelight to release a series of limited 7" singles, winning praise from fans throughout the 45s scene. This wide-ranging support led to the release of his LP 'My Life at 45' in early 2020, garnering critical acclaim from the likes of Bandcamp, BBC 6Music, Fatboy Slim and Blues & Soul Magazine, to name a few.
Now, and not a moment too soon, Dr Rubberfunk brings us a pair of outstanding beat treats from his back catalogue, pressed to 7" vinyl for the very first time. Featuring 2 tracks originally written for the 2006 Red Bull Beat Battle at the behest of Rocksteady Crew legend Mr. Wiggles, 'Come Back Breaker' & 'Beats Working' have become firm favourites with breaking crews worldwide. Drawing on his continued influences from the sample-based collages of early cut and paste pioneers, 'Come Back Breaker' and 'Beats Working' suitably highlight the lessons learnt from that era. Coupled with the good doctor's signature drums and rolling basslines, spoken words snippets and needle-drop samples get the party started and carry it on well past bedtime.
Following the well received inclusion of Bonus Beats on all of the 'My Life At 45' series 45s, and upholding the noble drum-a-pella tradition, Dr Rubberfunk went back to his original session recordings to bring you 'Drums Working' - grab yourself two copies and keep the beats working for days!
Mr. Confuse - Lookout Weekend
Mr. Confuse
Lookout Weekend
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Confunktion)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Mr. Confuse cover version classic is finally re-pressed on 7inch. Almost 12 years after its original release this cover version of Debbie Deb's electro classic in true organic funk style with an incredible horn section still plays hot. Don't sleep on this limited 7Inch.
El Michels Affair - Adult Themes Colored Vinyl Edition
El Michels Affair
Adult Themes Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Big Crown)
21,84 €* 22,99 € -5%
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Crown Records is proud to present Adult Themes, the latest full length offering from El Michels Affair. This album takes the band's "Cinematic Soul" aesthetic literally and sends the listener on a journey through a whirlwind of moods and energies. With their 2005 debut album Sounding Out The City, EMA spearheaded an instrumental funk / soul movement that inspired a slew of bands and even lead to the creation of a few independent record labels. El Michels has since lent his signature sound to artists from Adele to Dr John, Lana Del Rey to Aloe Blacc, and a who's who list of others. In 2016 he co-founded Big Crown Records and has since produced the lion's share of its output. A short stint as the touring band for Wu Tang Clan in 2007 led to the cult classics Enter The 37th Chamber (2009) and Return To The 37th Chamber (2017). Adult Themes marks the long awaited, highly anticipated return to an album of original compositions from El Michels Affair. In 2017 in between producing, playing, and recording on other artists' records Leon Michels began creating compilations of short interludes intended to be sampled by hip hop producers. Some of these wound up becoming songs by Jay Z & Beyonce, Travis Scott, and Don Toliver. These minute-long snippets were inspired by the dense moody work of `60s composers like David Axelrod, and Francois de Roubaix, as well as Moondog's brand of classical jazz. Michels was having so much fun creating these instrumental / orchestral nuggets that he decided to expand on some of the ideas and create what would become the soundtrack for a movie that has yet to be made, an imaginary film entitled "Adult Themes." The album plays like the colors on an artists pallet. Songs like "Rubix" and "Villa" are densely orchestrated with the hard-hitting drums that El Michels Affair is known for. On "Life of Pablo", Leon's son makes his first appearance on record and intros a song with an epic arrangement and a moving mood. "Hipps" is a drum heavy ballad that could've easily fit on EMA's debut record, Sounding Out the City. Other compositions like "The Difference" and "Kill The Lights" are bare, melodic mood pieces with sparse drums and sophisticated chord movement. All of these tunes come together to make perfect backgrounds for dialogue and action. One of the beautiful things about instrumental music is that the listener can decide what the narrative is. With Adult Themes El Michels Affair has created a "choose your own adventure" in musical form.
El Michels Affair - Adult Themes Black Vinyl Edition
El Michels Affair
Adult Themes Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Big Crown)
20,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Crown Records is proud to present Adult Themes, the latest full length offering from El Michels Affair. This album takes the band's "Cinematic Soul" aesthetic literally and sends the listener on a journey through a whirlwind of moods and energies. With their 2005 debut album Sounding Out The City, EMA spearheaded an instrumental funk / soul movement that inspired a slew of bands and even lead to the creation of a few independent record labels. El Michels has since lent his signature sound to artists from Adele to Dr John, Lana Del Rey to Aloe Blacc, and a who's who list of others. In 2016 he co-founded Big Crown Records and has since produced the lion's share of its output. A short stint as the touring band for Wu Tang Clan in 2007 led to the cult classics Enter The 37th Chamber (2009) and Return To The 37th Chamber (2017). Adult Themes marks the long awaited, highly anticipated return to an album of original compositions from El Michels Affair. In 2017 in between producing, playing, and recording on other artists' records Leon Michels began creating compilations of short interludes intended to be sampled by hip hop producers. Some of these wound up becoming songs by Jay Z & Beyonce, Travis Scott, and Don Toliver. These minute-long snippets were inspired by the dense moody work of `60s composers like David Axelrod, and Francois de Roubaix, as well as Moondog's brand of classical jazz. Michels was having so much fun creating these instrumental / orchestral nuggets that he decided to expand on some of the ideas and create what would become the soundtrack for a movie that has yet to be made, an imaginary film entitled "Adult Themes." The album plays like the colors on an artists pallet. Songs like "Rubix" and "Villa" are densely orchestrated with the hard-hitting drums that El Michels Affair is known for. On "Life of Pablo", Leon's son makes his first appearance on record and intros a song with an epic arrangement and a moving mood. "Hipps" is a drum heavy ballad that could've easily fit on EMA's debut record, Sounding Out the City. Other compositions like "The Difference" and "Kill The Lights" are bare, melodic mood pieces with sparse drums and sophisticated chord movement. All of these tunes come together to make perfect backgrounds for dialogue and action. One of the beautiful things about instrumental music is that the listener can decide what the narrative is. With Adult Themes El Michels Affair has created a "choose your own adventure" in musical form.
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One) - Tuxedo
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One)
Tuxedo
2LP | 2015 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
23,99 €*
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The mysterious Tuxedo Funk Crew drops it in full length in 2015! Includes download card!
Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham - Sankofa Season
Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham
Sankofa Season
12" | 2020 | EU | Original (Kitto)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder available from 27.11.2020
South London soul artist Andrew Ashong returns with his first full release since 2014 – an expansive six-track collaboration with Kaidi Tatham, the unrivalled underground virtuoso described as the UK's Herbie Hancock. Endorsed and supported by: Benji B, Gilles Peterson, Tom Ravenscoft, J Rocc, Alexander Nut, Jamz Supernova, Ross Allan, DJ Moxie, Funkineven, Taro (Jazzy Sport), Charlie Bones, Bradley Zero and many more...
Kiydrah - Simulation
Kiydrah
Simulation
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (HHV)
17,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Strictly limited edition of 300 copies on black vinyl including all instrumentals on the B.

Kiydrah is a singer-songwriter from Killeen, TX. Being an outcast could have its negative impacts, however, Kiydrah has embraced this trait as it has become part of her identity and uniqueness as an artist. Melting her melodies to compliment her lyrics, she drifts you to her sound providing you with comfort. Kiydrah's vocals have a smooth/raspy PBR&B, Neo-Soul, & Jazzy sound. „Simulation“ is the collaborative effort with French producer Breiss including a remix by Dusty of the well-known Jazz Liberatorz. Tip!
Mestizo Beat - Featherbed Lane / Handcuffed To The Shovel
Mestizo Beat
Featherbed Lane / Handcuffed To The Shovel
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Colemine)
9,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mestizo Beat is a Los Angeles-based band blending the styles of Afro-beat, Afro-Cuban, Funk, and R&B. Their debut release for Colemine is a fiery cover of Mongo Santamaria's "Featherbed Lane" and is sure to set dance floors on fire!
El Michels Affair - Return To The 37th Chamber
El Michels Affair
Return To The 37th Chamber
LP | 2017 | US | Original (Big Crown)
20,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Return To The 37th Chamber” is being issued on vinyl with four unique cover designs as pictured above. Which cover art you will get will be picked at random.

The wait is over, „Return To The 37th Chamber” is El Michels Affair’s highly anticipated follow up to 2009's underground cult classic “Enter the 37th Chamber”. Churning out classic records since then for the likes of Lee Fields, The Arcs, The Shacks, and tons more, it is clear that EMA's signature sound is stronger & sharper than ever.
This time, in addition to re-interpreting the Wu compositions for a live band, EMA pays homage to the production and sonic fog that makes a RZA beat so recognizable. Producer and bandleader Leon Michels recorded the album completely analog, sometimes hitting 6 generations of tape before it was ready for mixing, giving the “Return to The 37th Chamber” it’s own hazy sound. Adding to the unique fidelity, the record is laced with psychedelic flourishes, “John Carpenter” synths, heavy metal guitars, triumphant horns, and traditional Chinese instruments that make up for the lack of the Wu’s superlative vocals. From start to finish it’s a dark trip that walks the line between RZA’s timeless hip-hop aesthetic and the cinematic soul EMA has become known for.
El Michels Affair tackles some classics like “4th Chamber” and “Wu Tang Aint Nuthin to Fuck Wit”, as well as some deeper cuts like Ol Dirty Bastard’s “Snakes”, Raekwon’s “Verbal Intercourse”, and “Shaolin Brew”, Wu-Tang’s contribution to the St. Ide’s Hip Hop endorsement campaign from 1994.
This time El Michels brings some of the Big Crown family along for the ride. Lee Fields handles vocal duties on “Snakes” and is joined by Shannon Wise of The Shacks for their version of “Tearz”, which pays as much homage to the Wendy Rene sample as it does to the Wu-Tang Clan. Lady Wray makes an appearance on the cover of Method Man’s hit, “All I Need”, lending her vocal prowess to what gave the Wu one of their biggest hits of all time. Interspersed throughout the record are some original interludes that are like the “rug that ties the room together,” giving “Return To The 37th Chamber” a cinematic narrative that makes it a proper El Michels Affair record and not just a collection of covers.
The vinyl version of “Return To The 37th Chamber” is presented with 4 different hand painted covers. The originals were painted on two sewn together flour sacks in Accra, Ghana by Heavy J and Stoger, two artists who are legends in the Ghanaian Mobile Cinema scene and regular contributors to the Deadly Prey Gallery’s collection in Chicago.
From the music to the presentation, this album is a perfect example of what can only be achieved through diversity. The end result is as much a kaleidoscope of influences and multiculturalism as the city it was recorded in. El Michels Affair is once again, “Sounding Out The City” that raised them, pulling elements of art and culture from across the country and around the globe to create an album truly unique in its own right.
D'Angelo - Brown Sugar 20th Anniversary Edition
D'Angelo
Brown Sugar 20th Anniversary Edition
2LP | 2015 | US | Original (Virgin)
39,99 €*
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
In celebration of the 20 year anniversary of this classic album UMe will be reissuing it back on vinyl for this first time in almost 10 years, on limited edition white vinyl.
7 Days Of Funk (Dam-Funk & Snoopzilla aka Snoop Dogg) - 7 Days Of Funk
7 Days Of Funk (Dam-Funk & Snoopzilla aka Snoop Dogg)
7 Days Of Funk
LP | 2013 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
19,99 €*
Release:2013 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Dam-Funk and Snoop Dogg collaborate on "7 Days Of Funk" via Stones Throw, featuring Daz & Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound as well as Steve Arrington!
Ondatropica - Ondatropica
Ondatropica
Ondatropica
3LP | 2012 | UK | Original (Soundway)
29,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Triple LP version comes with bonus 7”, detailed liner notes (8 page full colour booklet) and free MP3 download.

Conceived by Colombian musician Mario Galeano, the force behind the band Frente Cumbiero, and English producer Will ‘Quantic’ Holland, Ondatrópica brings together an all-star cast representing both the classic and modern styles of la musica Colombiana.

Over 3 weeks in January 2012 at the famous Discos Fuentes studios in Medellín legendary figures from Colombian music joined a group of younger Colombian musicians that included members of both Mario’s band Frente Cumbeiro and Quantic’s Combo Barbaro. The plan; “to re-interpret the tropical musical heritage of Colombia with new approaches in composition, arrangement and production in a classic and mythical setting.”

For the recording Will and Mario were joined by Colombian legends including big-hitting saxophonist Michi Sarmiento, multi-instrumentalist Fruko and accordion-playing don and singer Anibal Velasquez as well as a new wave of Colombian and South American musicians such as Chilean MC Ana Tijoux and El Chongo, a young percussionist and beatboxer from the city of Cartagena on the Caribbean coast.

A mixture of well known and classic Colombian styles such as cumbia, porro, gaita and champeta clash head-on with boogaloo, ska, beat-box, hip hop, dub and funk on the record. The tracks range from straight-up timeless pieces with one foot in the 1960s and 70s to progressive and forward-looking recordings firmly rooted in the 21st century. Mario and Will also adopted a 100% analogue recording approach in tribute to a sound and feel that the studio had been lacking for some years now.

Soundway’s exploration into Colombian music began in 2007 with it’s much acclaimed compilation ‘Colombia! The Golden Age of Discos Fuentes The Powerhouse of Colombian Music 1960-76’. That compilation features many original works from the above-mentioned artists as well as some of the main session men of the day that also played on this new record. It’s fitting then that Ondatrópica came together in the legendary Discos Fuentes studios in Medellín.

Garrett - Private Life III
Garrett
Private Life III
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Music From Memory)
18,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder available from 18.12.2020
Garrett III is more of a swan project. A final installment, if you will. Garrett is now retreating more deeply, as evident by the album cover by @GangCulture into obscurity. The time has come for a landing via this 3rd installment of his ‘private life’. After surviving a lockdown x worldwide pandemic in 1 piece, without going insane, he has finally decided 2 conclude this phase of his tightrope walk between lush Ambient touched Modern-Funk & the choice of no vocals / strictly instrumental aural experiences, for listeners of all hues, backgrounds & taste. The hope is that it’s enjoyed in whatever way feasible for all human (& alien) kind.
Georgie Sweet - Misunderstood
Georgie Sweet
Misunderstood
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Futuristica)
21,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder available from 11.12.2020
Absolutely mind blowing album- John Osborne - Jazz FM The amazing debut album from Georgie Sweet on Futuristica, produced by Marc Rapson, Simon S, K15 & MECCA:83. Incredibly soulful, mature vocals and songwriting from this 20 year old natural talent from the UK, already gaining massive support and critical acclaim from the likes of Gilles Peterson, who calls her debut Incredible, Jazz FM's Tony Minvielle calling her “something special and Marc MAC of 4hero stating. She has a cool uniqueness and amazing song. She clearly inhabits the same universe as Jill Scott, Erykah, Michael McDONALD, and George Duke - rare inspirations for someone so young. She soars effortlessly over the lush, soulful hip-hop productions from Rapson and MECCA:83, with K15 providing the more futuristic bass heavy sounds and Simon S introducing darker edged jazz beats. Misunderstood is one of the freshest debut albums in years and definitely worth your attention. Full sleeve jacket.
Rikki Aaron - Say What's On Your Mind
Rikki Aaron
Say What's On Your Mind
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Cordial)
12,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Say What's On Your Mind' by Rikki Aaron was the song that brought Rikki to prominence within the rare soul scene. We decided to allow UK based Ourra to give it some new life with a sprinkling of 80s boogie vibes. On the flip we've got a very raw stripped back version of the song. The song itself was originally written by Rikki whilst still at school in the 70s and is a timeless piece of classic soul music.
Allergies, The - Get Yourself Some / I'm On It
Allergies, The
Get Yourself Some / I'm On It
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Jalapeno)
12,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Allergies are back with the latest in a long line of party starting gold nuggets on 7" vinyl. 'Get yourself Some' sees the guys channel a bluesy stomping soul style reminiscent of Sam & Dave and the Motown greats. Screaming blues harp, hammond organ stabs, lyrics about making it all by yourself, and a steady groove make this one sounds like it could have easily been played by The Swampers in a long-lost Muscle Shoals session.
Meanwhile on the flip, The Allergies enlist two UK hip hop titans - Dr Syntax and Skunkadelic to trade bars on the driving and energetic 'I'm On It'. Funky sax licks, party bongos and a bassline you could set your watch to all complete the perfect beat for these two to flex their microphone skills over. And the end result is another blistering cut taken from their album 'Say The Word'.
Pro-Teens, The - I Flip My Life Every Time I Fly
Pro-Teens, The
I Flip My Life Every Time I Fly
LP | 2020 | UK | Original (College Of Knowledge)
19,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Featuring members of Surprise Chef and Karate Boogaloo, The Pro-Teens are a mysterious instrumental outfit from Melbourne, Australia.
Leroy And The Drivers - The Sad Chicken
Leroy And The Drivers
The Sad Chicken
7" | 2020 | US | Original (Luv N' Haight)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Included on "What It Is", one of Luv N'Haight's earliest Rare Groove compilations this Deep Funk classic has been a favorite by DJ's and collectors alike. Making the rounds in the early '90s and even getting a sample nod by The Gravediggaz, it's now available as a double A-side 7in. Heavy drums, strolling bass-line, chugging chicken-scratch rhythm guitar and finally Butch Yates' psychedelic saxophone as the final layer on top is the perfect recipe for this quintessential example of heavy Funk that will always remain part of the canon.
Asa Tone - Temporary Music
Asa Tone
Temporary Music
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Leaving)
20,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Asa Tone is Jakarta-born Melati Malay and New York based Tristan Arp and Kaazi. In January 2018 the trio travelled to Indonesia during Melati’s annual return home, set up a temporary studio in a house nestled in the jungle’s canopy and recorded a series of improvisational pieces together, later edited for brevity. The music incorporates both digital and analogue processing and largely draws upon the groups collective voice, a small selection of instrumentation (Rindik, Moog Sub 37, Infinite Jets, Suling) and their immediate environment. Despite this, they aimed to record a kind of music together that doesn’t seem to come from one specific place, but instead, from everywhere.

The result is an idiosyncratic voyage of equatorial excursions in voice, mallets and synthesis, both transportative and fluid, yet firmly grounded in the earth. Cyclical, randomized patterns grow and blossom during these often delicate and heartfelt renderings, staying with the listener long after both sides fall silent.

Temporary Music LP will be released on January 31, 2020 on Leaving Records. It is the group’s debut album.
El Michels Affair - C.R.E.A.M.
El Michels Affair
C.R.E.A.M.
7" | 2006 | US | Original (Truth & Soul)
9,99 €*
Release:2006 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
/ Glaciers Of Ice ... new funk instrumental interpretations of Wu-Tang classics!
Kapote - What It Is
Kapote
What It Is
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Toy Tonics)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
The debut album of Toy Tonics labelboss Kapote. And it’s kind of a manifesto of the label’s sound: a perfect blend of Jazzfunk and Slow House.
Carsten Erobique Meyer - OST Tatortreiniger Soundtracks Black Vinyl Edition
Leroi Conroy - Tiger Trot / Enter Black Vinyl Edition
Leroi Conroy
Tiger Trot / Enter Black Vinyl Edition
7" | 2017 | US | Original (Colemine)
8,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Just nasty instrumental cuts here! HUGE breakbeats on both sides, so if you've got folks looking for breaks make sure to play this one for 'em.
Beastie Boys - The In Sound From Way Out
Beastie Boys
The In Sound From Way Out
LP | 1996 | EU | Reissue (Capitol)
20,99 €*
Release:1996 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Finally, this Beastie Boys classic gets a reissue!
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio - Concussion / Memphis
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
Concussion / Memphis
7" | 2017 | US | Original (Colemine)
8,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
It may seem strange how excited we are about this 45 and the forthcoming LP considering it's an instrumental organ trio, but this group has some major buzz going up in Seattle. Ever since KEXP featured two live sets, the group has been gaining momentum. So they make their debut with this badass little 45, with the LP coming in February! Killer organ funk a la The Meters and Booker T & The MGs. Super in the pocket, tight and dirty drums, everything you want in an organ trio.
Will Sessions - Deluxe
Will Sessions
Deluxe
LP | 2017 | US | Original (Sessions Sounds)
20,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Deluxe, Will Sessions’ debut LP of original material, contains tracks previously available as limited press 7" records, freshly remastered for a full length album. The album contains guest appearances from Detroit legends Allan Barnes (Blackbyrds) and Amp Fiddler (Parliament/Funkadelic), as well as Florida’s own 'King of Funk' Rickey Calloway, and relative new-comer Coko (Funk Night Records). The album is a collection of singles reminiscent of classic funk and soul with deep breaks, tight rhythm section, blazing horns, and raw vocal performances.
El Michels Affair - Tearz Feat. Lee Fields & The Shacks / Verbal Intercourse
El Michels Affair
Tearz Feat. Lee Fields & The Shacks / Verbal Intercourse
7" | 2017 | US | Original (Big Crown)
11,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
With the full length, “Return To The 37th Chamber” dropping April 2017, El Michels Affair releases another flawless two sider to hold us over.

Side A’s cover of “Tearz” is as much an homage to the Wendy Rene sample as it is to the classic Wu-Tang Clan track.

The song starts as a glazed over cover of "After Laughter" with Shannon Wise of The Shacks singing Wendy Rene's timeless mantra. Halfway through, the mood dramatically shifts and the drums and organ that drive the original RZA sample, take over. A dubbed out Lee Fields taps in like only he can, and the song spirals into outer space.

Side B finds El Michels Affair dipping into the deeper side of the Wu catalog with Raekwon’s “Verbal Intercourse”. Mixing the grimy, gritty production aesthetic of the original with elements of dubbed out reggae, El Michels Affair once again pushes the definition of a “cover” and truly makes it a tune of their own.
Hiatus Kaiyote - Tawk Tomahawk
Hiatus Kaiyote
Tawk Tomahawk
LP | 2013 | US | Original (Flying Buddha)
22,99 €*
Release:2013 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Smooth future-soul & elegant hip hop fusion from the Melbourne sensations, for fans of Erykah Badu and Flying Lotus. Cameo by Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest). Huge buzz on this!
Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno - Death Of The Revolution
Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno
Death Of The Revolution
LP | 2013 | EU | Original (Tru Thoughts / HHV)
16,99 €*
Release:2013 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally it has been releases on CD as well as on 3 separate 7" vinyls. Thanks to the fine people at Tru Thoughts - we are very pleased to offer the full album on LP now in collaboration with the HHV Label!

"Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno" is one of the latest in the constantly evolving series of musical outings from the unstoppable Will Holland - aka Quantic - and amazingly "Death Of The Revolution" represented his tenth full album release on Tru Thoughts.
Mayer Hawthorne - A Strange Arrangement
Mayer Hawthorne
A Strange Arrangement
2LP | 2009 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
17,99 €*
Release:2009 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
All but one tracks written and produced by Mayer Hawthorne himself. Classic new / old school soul album!
Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio - I Told You So Black Vinyl Ediiton
Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio
I Told You So Black Vinyl Ediiton
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Colemine)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 29.01.2021
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio-or as it is sometimes referred to, DLO3-specialize in the lost art of "feel good music." The ingredients of this intoxicating cocktail include a big helping of the 1960s organ jazz stylings of Jimmy Smith and Baby Face Willette; a pinch of the snappy soul strut of Booker T. & The M.G.'s and The Meters; and sprinkles Motown, Stax Records, blues, and cosmic Jimi Hendrix-style guitar. It's a soul-jazz concoction that goes straight to your heart and head makes your body break out in a sweat. The band features organist Delvon Lamarr, a self-taught virtuosic musician, with perfect pitch who taught himself jazz and has effortlessly been able to play a multitude of instruments. On guitar is the dynamo Jimmy James who eases through Steve Cropper-style chanking guitar, volcanic acid-rock freak-out lead playing, and slinky Grant Green style jazz. From Reno, Nevada is drummer Dan Weiss (also of the powerhouse soul and funk collective The Sextones). Dan's smoldering pocket-groove drumming locks in the trio's explosive chemistry. Founded by Larmarr's wife and manager Amy Novo, the trio started from humble beginnings in 2015, but since then has released two Billboard charting albums and toured the world to sold out venues. The trio returns now with their second studio album, I Told You So, with even heavier grooves and more confidence. It may have been several years since their most recent studio effort, but they haven't missed a beat.
Khruangbin - Late Night Tales
Khruangbin
Late Night Tales
Tape | 2020 | UK | Original (Late Night Tales)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
Preorder available from 04.12.2020
Ryle - Frank / Magic Touch Feat. Laura Jackson
Ryle
Frank / Magic Touch Feat. Laura Jackson
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Six Nine)
13,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The independent label Six Nine Records Ltd. UK, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, proudly presents Ryle featuring Laura Jackson and the two fantastic tracks "Frank" and "Magic Touch". "Frank" is a smooth groover perfect for hot summer evenings when sipping on something bubbly and watching the sun go down, Laura's extraordinary voice is really coming forward and is made proper justice on this sureshot winner. When flipping the disc over, "Magic Touch" takes us on an irresistible boogie journey with a bassline to kill for and a rhythm which will make limbs move and shake whether you want it or not. Definitely not to be missed as it is a limited UK press with small hole and full colour printed picture cover!
XL Middleton - Rose Bowl Motel
XL Middleton
Rose Bowl Motel
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Mofunk)
19,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Just as clubs and music venues worldwide have shuttered, victims of a pandemic and overall dystopian experience that most living human beings have never been through, XL Middleton unexpectedly brings us the soundtrack for the dancefloor in our minds with Rose Bowl Motel . It’s a four-track EP crafted with XL’s signature synth sound - modern funk music turned sideways, into something that house/electronic DJ’s can easily work into their sets as well. The songs on Rose Bowl Motel run long and expansively, evolving slowly and giving any turntablist plenty of time to weave in and out of a mix. Moods are set via dexterous analog bass lines and shimmering keys. In fact, the entirety of R BM is instrumental, save for the EP’s thunderous opener, “Shotgun Lover,” featuring a slinky vocal from Zackey Force Funk plus vocoder work from XL himself. “Crown Royal Bags” centers around airy keys and boogie bass syncopations, while “Swervin’ On The 210” alternates between jazzy rhodes chords and sharp synth leads reminiscent of D-Train classics. The album’s closer, “1990 Brougham d’Elegance,” was the first song Middleton cut for the project, several years back between sessions working on his Tap Water album, and sounds like a sharp turn from anything he released in that period. Warm chords, housey organ stabs, and DX7 jazz guitar solos are the recipe here, proving XL is, and always has been, an artist/ producer capable of working effectively in many different modes. The club may have been shut down for now, but there’s always an afterhours going down in a smoky room at Rose Bowl Motel .
Caserta - Diana Black Vinyl Edition
Caserta
Diana Black Vinyl Edition
7" | 2019 | EU | Reissue (Bridge Boots)
11,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
While Bobby was the track that sparked the idea for Caserta to start BridgeBoots, Diana was always in the back of his mind. Diana started off as a release on the long since defunct LegitMix platform. Now it gets new life remixed and mastered by Caserta @TheBridge StudioLA, with a more concise 7 inch edit as well as a brand new Sing A Long dub on the flip, it's sure to be a main stay in the crates for years to come.
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Indigo / In The House
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Indigo / In The House
12" | 2020 | UK | Original (Pheelco)
15,29 €* 16,99 € -10%
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
“In Chicago there weren’t a lot of dance clubs or places youth could go to enjoy the nightlife, meet girls OR boys, and get loose on the dancefloor... so there became a strong revival of the “house party”. Where one person would get a sound system & DJ, red or black lights, few beers or bottles of liquor, and throw a party in the basement of their own (or relatives) house. You would invite your close friends and all the cool people in your neighborhood, and the later into the night it got... the more packed it would get. The music they played at these became known as “House Music!”

Now Chicago has always been rough and these parties happened on the South or West sides of the city, so you couldn’t just rock up on your own and you couldn’t necessarily just walk into an outside neighborhood’s house party to jam. You would go to the House Party with a your whole crew, it eventually turned into a community showcase of all the different factions in the local area, but here you didn’t compete with fists or weapons, at the house party your crew represented on the dancefloor. Each different crew had dance routines plus call & response phrases they would sound out during the best jams to the beat (one would say something fly and his crew would repeat it, or respond and it also had to be clever, catch everyones attention). This would “turn the party up” and get everyone going, and soon became as much a part of House music as the beats and melodies that everyone loved to hear.

“In the House” is Hypnotic’s ode to that era, our band’s attempt to explore the original principles of that style of music. We wanted to present it with our own Brass twist but definitely going back to the root of what it is the music was meant to display. HBE prides ourselves on being musical historians and enjoying the ability to explore ALL styles of music in our stage performances and albums. We touched on this with song “Lets Get the Party Started” from our 2009 self-titled album. On this track we just took it a bit further, and gave the people something for dancefloor that they can bump in all elements of their life. Its always good when you can have fun while you work, and this track is one thats just as fun to play for us as it is for people to listen to. Also gives audiences a sneak peak into the Hypnotic Brass live concert and energy (right on wax), so it was natural to lead with this one as a single.”
Pendletons, The - Don't Turn Your Back / You Do You (Potatohead People Remix)
Pendletons, The
Don't Turn Your Back / You Do You (Potatohead People Remix)
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Bastard Jazz)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Pendletons return with a brand new track and a slew of in demand remixes all in one package. First up is "Don't Turn Your Back" featuring Kool Customer vocalist Rojai featuring a bubblin' bassline, analog synths galore and Roj's vocals taking the lead on the cut backed up by Trailer Limon & E Da Boss's unmistakeable vibe. Next up, Bastard Jazz mainstay artists Potatohead People hit the nail squarely on the head with their restrained and eternally funky remix of the last album's hit single "You Do You" featuring the legendary Howard Johnson (previously only available on an unreleased Bandcamp bonus 7") while NYC DJ producer and edit king Jacques Renault does what he does best with "Keep It Working" featuring UK soulstress Gizelle Smith - extending the groove out and letting the bassline ride while keeping the original feel of the song intact. Lastly, Pendleton's member E Da Boss extends out the "Keep It Working" OG for the hardworking DJs across the land giving the intro & outro some breathing room. Also included is the Jacques Renault Instrumental.
Buscrates - Lost & Found / Cruise Control
Buscrates
Lost & Found / Cruise Control
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Bastard Jazz)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Brand new Bastard Jazz signing Buscrates comes out of the gate swinging with his first release for the label full of the bubbling, electronic funk he's become known for. "Lost & Found" features the vocal talents of Sally Green over a slappin' bassline, guitar licks and airy synths while "Cruise Control" goes on an instrumental ride with it's heavy drums, catchy g-funk lead and growling bass. Another funky affair from the Pittsburgh producer.
Tall Black Guy - I Will Never Know (14KT IAMABEENIE Remix) [feat. Moonchild]
14KT - The Power of Same (Tall Black Guy Remix) [feat. Muhsinah]
First Word Records continues its series of special collaborative releases for its 15th anniversary with an absolutely firing double-header from 14KT and Tall Black Guy.
On this limited 7" vinyl, the two renowned US beat-makers revisit two of their previous First Word singles, turning out flips of each other's tracks, also featuring a multitude of talent, in the form of Moonchild, Muhsinah, Stro Elliot and James Poyser of The Roots.
Following on from the first volume in 14KT's jazz project 'IAMABEENIE', here he flips TBG and Moonchild's collab, 'I Will Never Know', originally from Tall Black Guy's 2017 sophomore album 'Let's Take A Trip'. The original neo-soul bump is transformed into a deliciously epic latin affair, drenched with deep Brazilian vibes throughout - this is one to draw for at those steamy get-downs; a slinky slab of dancefloor fire.
Tall Black Guy returns to First Word for the first time in a minute, and takes on the Muhsinah-lead joint 'The Power Of Same', the lead single from 14KT's 2019 acclaimed album, 'For My Sanity'. As to be expected, TBG delivers his unmistakable blend of dope dubbed-out spacey soul and boom bap kicks & snares, complete with guitar licks from Stro Elliot, and keys from James Poyser.
Two of the dopest producers in the game, this one is completely 1000% essential.
Medline - Solstice
Medline
Solstice
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (My Bags)
22,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
When we first heard Medline doing cover versions of tracks from the La Planète Sauvage OST, we were blown away. We said something cheeky like: “this thing needs to be on vinyl.” Well wish it and will it enough and it will happen. Solstice is here, and it’s a record chock full of covers of legendary original soundtrack, library and jazz funk music. Many of these records are tough or impossible to find, and Medline’s concept of interpreting these killer cuts and getting them all together on one record is a rare find itself.
This is definitely a record that you can go back to again and again. High quality, brilliant interpretations of these songs, most of which were sampled many times before, is not just a digger’s delight, but something that needs to be in a collection. Every track was performed by Medline. He translated the compositions his way, into his world, and the end product is something we will be talking about for years. - DJ Prestige (Flea Market Funk / Dust & Grooves)
Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Sounding Lines
Moritz Von Oswald Trio
Sounding Lines
2LP | 2015 | UK | Original (Honest Jon's)
18,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
The Moritz Von Oswald Trio opens a new chapter. There's a new configuration to the project, with Tony Allen joining original members Moritz von Oswald and Max Loderbauer. Tony Allen, the legendary drummer who's amassed a formidable catalogue both as a solo artist and as part of Fela Kuti's band, has taken over percussion duties from Vladislav Delay. Together, von Oswald, Loderbauer and Allen form something close to a dream team, two masters of the electronic sphere meeting an afrobeat pioneer. Allen had already established a rapport with the group before they entered the studio to record Sounding Lines - he's been touring with von Oswald and Loderbauer for more than a year, playing live shows around the world. There has been an evolution on each new Moritz Von Oswald Trio record, and Sounding Lines is no different. The album, which was mixed by Ricardo Villalobos, maintains the project's trajectory—a fearless exploration of dub techno, classical music and jazz—but the prevailing mood feels looser and more organic than ever before. Allen's imperious percussive work sits tantalisingly in the mix. His drums meet the electronics of von Oswald and Loderbauer in a way that renders the project in new, vivid colours. There are 4/4 tracks, beatless interludes and complex jazz structures, with propulsive recordings ("3") coexisting alongside more languid moments ("1"). Sometimes Allen provides flourishes of drums (notably on "4") while at other times spectral synths come to the fore (as on "5"). Von Oswald, a masterful composer and arranger with a deep understanding of space, paints the crevices of each composition on Sounding Lines with rich detail. Individually, von Oswald, Loderbauer and Allen are formidable and hugely influential musicians. As a trio, they've conjured something remarkable.
Guts - Hip Hop After All
Guts
Hip Hop After All
2LP | 2014 | EU | Original (Heavenly Sweetness)
19,99 €*
Release:2014 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
The profile of French producer Guts has grown steadily in recent years and he is now considered to be one of the leading producers in France and a recognised name on the European beats scene. ‘Hip Hop After All’ features an array of stellar MCs and vocalists, including Grand Puba, Masta Ace and Cody Chestnutt. Double LP gatefold sleeve with insert & download card, exclusive content for the download card.

His hit "Brand New Revolution" was played by many radio stations worldwide and was used in Grand Theft Auto V. His compilation series ‘Beach Diggin' is now a reference point for summer and quality music in general.

After three instrumental albums, Guts decided to come back to his Hip Hop roots (he created the French rap band Alliance Ethnik in the 90's) and invited quality MCs and singers to join him in the studio. You can find on this album, Hip Hop legends such as Grand Puba, Masta Ace, Bob Power, Rah Digga, plus singers such as Cody Chestnutt, Patrice and a batch of new talent - Leron Thomas, Lorine Chia, Quelle Chris & Denmark Vessey and Dillon Cooper.
Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra - Hits The Hits
Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra
Hits The Hits
2LP | 2014 | US | Original (Ubiquity)
19,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally released back in 2007 Shawn Lee’s “Hits The Hits” was a success and has gained a bit of a cult following due to his amazing reinterpretations of tunes by Gwen Stefani, Amy Winehouse, Britney Spears, Blur, Badly Drawn Boy, Justin Timberlake, Outkast and many more in his own unique style. "Hits the Hits" is now available for the first time on vinyl!
Karl Hector & The Malcouns - Unstraight Ahead
Karl Hector & The Malcouns
Unstraight Ahead
2LP | 2014 | US | Original (Now-Again)
26,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
It’s been some years since the first Karl Hector release, and it’s known now that Mr. Hector is indeed the German producer and guitarist JJ Whitefield, ne Jan Weissenfeldt. Whitefield is the visionary behind the Poets of Rhythm and the Whitefield Brothers, the ensembles whose rough analog sound and return to the funk archetypes of the late 60s to early 70s paved the way for labels like Daptone, Truth & Soul, Timmion.

"Unstraight Ahead" finds the band exploring territories even outside of the expansive scope of Sahara Swing. On this album, the West African sounds of Ghana and Mali meet the East African sounds of Mulatu Astatke’s Ethiopian jazz and are tied together with the groove heavy experimentalism of The Malcouns’ 70s Krautrock godfathers: Can, of course, but also more obscure and equally adventurous groups like Agitation Free, Ibliss and Tomorrow’s Gift.
Adele - 21
Adele
21
LP | 2011 | US | Original (XL Recordings)
26,99 €*
Release:2011 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
produced by Rick Rubin & Paul Epworth
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Naturally
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Naturally
LP | 2004 | US | Original (Daptone)
16,99 €*
Release:2004 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Featuring the Woody Guthrie classic 'This Land Is Your Land', the title track of the new George Clooney Film 'Up In The Air' !!! Sophomore album from contemporary vintage soul queen Sharon Jones on Brooklyn's Daptone imprint bringing us back to the 1970s with sincerity, integrity, melody, and an unwavering loyalty to rhythm!
Monophonics / Destruments - Like Yesterday / Freedom
Monophonics / Destruments
Like Yesterday / Freedom
7" | 2011 | US | Original (Colemine)
8,99 €*
Release:2011 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A simply killer 45 from the bay area's finest funk band, Monophonics. "Like Yesterday" is a monster A-side, which was recorded at the legendary Killion Studios in LA. While the B-Side, "Freedom" by Destruments is a beautifully soulful instrumental track.
Lee Fields - Problems
Lee Fields
Problems
LP | 2010 | US | Original (Truth & Soul)
23,99 €*
Release:2010 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Truth & Soul Records is proud to announce the re-release of Lee Fields' "Problems". The sonic palette of this record reaches far and wide, ranging from the rampaging psychedelic funk of "Bad Trip" to the softer introspective sounds of "Honey Dove", but that's just the beginning. The album opens up with "The Right Thing", a gripping tale of love found and love lost, set to the super heavy popcorn meets afro-funk backbeat. In "I Don't Know Where I'm Going (But I Know Where I Came From)" the lays down a super heavy, Bobby Byrd-esque groove with Lee emoting frankly about perils people face and about finding your own way. We find our way to the title track, "Problems" a meditation on many of the trials and tribulations that Lee himself has had to overcome over the years.
Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here
Gil Scott-Heron
I'm New Here
LP | 2010 | US | Original (XL Recordings)
29,99 €*
Release:2010 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
After all those cloudy video-previews, we have the new album for 2010! StepInGil!
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
2LP | 2009 | UK | Original (Honest Jon's)
20,99 €*
Release:2009 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Malcolm Catto, Tony Allen, Flea of Red Hot Chilli Peppers & Damon Albarn do some help - nice one!
Mario Biondi Abd High Five Quintet - Handful of soul
Yesterdays New Quintet - Yesterdays Universe
Yesterdays New Quintet
Yesterdays Universe
2LP | 2007 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
19,99 €*
Release:2007 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
In 2001, Madlib moved away from hip-hop music and began a series of releases from Yesterdays New Quintet, a Jazz-based, hip-hop and electronic-influenced quintet made up of alter egos or fictional musicians played by Madlib.

Over the next several years, through several record releases on Stones Throw and other labels, the growing number of pseudonyms and fictional players came to be known as Yesterdays Universe.
El Michels Affair - Duel Of The Iron Mic / Bring The Ruckus
El Michels Affair
Duel Of The Iron Mic / Bring The Ruckus
7" | 2006 | US | Original (Truth & Soul)
9,99 €*
Release:2006 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
New funk instrumental interpretations of Wu-Tang classics!
West Loop Chicago - Daylight
West Loop Chicago
Daylight
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Vong45)
11,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 19.03.2021
Taken from a series of three 45s from the Vong45 catalogue where West Loop Chicago remake some of their favourite soul, jazz and funk records. For this release the WLC collective recreate the classic 'Daylight' as originally performed by Ramp in 1977, a Roy Ayers side project who also co-wrote and produced the track. Preserving the jazzy essence of the original by use of warm analogue synths and 'in the pocket' live playing, West Loop stay close to the 1977 version but with a more pronounced head-nod sensibility; a perfect ode to the Tribe Called Quest 'Bonita Applebum' sample. The B-side includes the '88 BPM Mono Version' while the A-side contains the groove heavy 'Main Version'. Ideal 45 material for this rare groove classic revamp.
Allergies, The - Jumping Off
Allergies, The
Jumping Off
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Jalapeno)
12,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 11.12.2020
Despite the troubles globally faced in 2020 it's safe to say that The Allergies have been a shining ray of light, having had an absolutely glorious year, releasing their fourth studio album, achieving the 'A playlist' on BBC 6Music and Radio Eins, climbing high in the Nacc US college charts, and generally receiving critical acclaim from a world that had an understandable appetite for some joyful and fun music in their lives…
And they are not done yet! As they return once more to continue their mission of reshaping vintage sounds for the modern dance floor. Packing a couple of dope tracks that of course fit their ethos of creating music that is both fun and funky.
Not content with sampling everything they can get their itchy scratchy fingers on, they've decided to look back into their own catalogue to appropriate their own material into something new. Yes indeed, the samplers become the sample…
And given their expansive funk-filled legacy, why wouldn't they? Especially given that the sample in question is of the third unofficial Allergy - Andy Cooper (Ugly Duckling) and his jumping vocals from their track 'Main Event'.
'Jumping Off' sees that vocal restyled from a classic hip hop cut into a party-starting, beat-tastic, dance floor bomb a la Fatboy Slim, this is one that has the magnetism to make it a surefire crowdpleaser from the moment the needle drops…
And flip it over for more fire - 'Gather Around' is a chic, good time, upbeat, soul shaking track with so much bombastic-ness packed in that could make Shaggy blush.
The good news doesn't stop there as these two DJ weapons are going to be packed together on 7" on a limited run of 300 just before the festive season really gets going. As always they sell out fast so act quick to get in on the action!
Tiombe Lockhart - Sexy Suzy On A Sunday Feat. Bilal Christian Scott & Carlos Niño Remixes
Tiombe Lockhart
Sexy Suzy On A Sunday Feat. Bilal Christian Scott & Carlos Niño Remixes
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Mother Tongue)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder available from 27.11.2020
Right after the beautiful album ” The Aquarius Years”, Cali-Soul queen Tiombé Lockhart is back again on Mother Tongue with a special follow up. “Sexy Suzy on a Sunday” receives two cosmic treatments from jazz-star Christian Scott and Intergalactic Don Carlos Niño. Expect to be transferred into another (Soul) galaxy!
Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio - I Told You So
Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio
I Told You So
CD | 2021 | US | Original (Colemine)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 29.01.2021
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio-or as it is sometimes referred to, DLO3-specialize in the lost art of "feel good music." The ingredients of this intoxicating cocktail include a big helping of the 1960s organ jazz stylings of Jimmy Smith and Baby Face Willette; a pinch of the snappy soul strut of Booker T. & The M.G.'s and The Meters; and sprinkles Motown, Stax Records, blues, and cosmic Jimi Hendrix-style guitar. It's a soul-jazz concoction that goes straight to your heart and head makes your body break out in a sweat. The band features organist Delvon Lamarr, a self-taught virtuosic musician, with perfect pitch who taught himself jazz and has effortlessly been able to play a multitude of instruments. On guitar is the dynamo Jimmy James who eases through Steve Cropper-style chanking guitar, volcanic acid-rock freak-out lead playing, and slinky Grant Green style jazz. From Reno, Nevada is drummer Dan Weiss (also of the powerhouse soul and funk collective The Sextones). Dan's smoldering pocket-groove drumming locks in the trio's explosive chemistry. Founded by Larmarr's wife and manager Amy Novo, the trio started from humble beginnings in 2015, but since then has released two Billboard charting albums and toured the world to sold out venues. The trio returns now with their second studio album, I Told You So, with even heavier grooves and more confidence. It may have been several years since their most recent studio effort, but they haven't missed a beat.
Buscrates - Blasting Off
Buscrates
Blasting Off
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Bastard Jazz)
25,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Neo funk rising star Buscrates aims high with Blasting Off, his first full-length album. The Pittsburgh-based keyboard cosmonaut has been grabbing ears since his days hooking up beats with the hip hop crew East Liberty Quarters, but after slinging spicy one-offs to a slew of hot labels like Omega Supreme, Voyage Funktastique and Razor N Tape (as well as contributing production to Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y's 2009 project), the time has come for a full-length featuring his growing modern funk repertoire.

"I'm a '90s hip hop dude, but I grew up on that '80s funk stuff," Buscrates acknowledges. DJ gigs provided a working knowledge of the jams that moved a contemporary crowd, and as his collection of keyboards and drum machines grew he began blending the best of both decades with his personal futuristic edge. "I was nice on the MPC but I wanted to have a little more dynamic range with what I was doing," he notes. The self-described "certified synth geek" was soon branching into sounds that recalled '80s legend Kashif crossed with the hip hop bounce of DJ Spinna, and the modern funk community took notice.

For his first full-length, Buscrates has crewed up with an ace team of collaborators, featuring vocalist Sally Green on the bouncy lead single "Lost And Found" and "Eight Nine." Kate Moe Dee takes over mic duties for the second single, "How Ya Gonna Do It," a slinky groove that slides in place alongside groups like the Sunburst Band and Rene & Angela as an exemplar of sophisticated R&B. Adding to those credentials are the sultry vocals of Anda on "Believe," but of course, it wouldn't be a Buscrates set without some stank, neck-snapping instrumentals. "Five Days" and "Sure Shot," both collabos with the drum technician DJ Epik, will rattle speakers and have already been lighting up message boards on recent Buscrates DJ sets. Round things out with some easy gliding, jazzy funk ("Turn It Out" with Brothermartino on flute and "Evergreen" featuring Tony Ozier) and you've got all the ingredients for a high-flying cosmic ride with Buscrates at the controls.
Dreamcastmoe - Lamont EP
Dreamcastmoe
Lamont EP
12" | 2020 | US | Original (In Real Life Music)
17,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 18.12.2020
dreamcastmoe's 12" Lamont EP .. fantastic self released new record from a big fave or ours! TIP!
Galactic Mutherland - A Muther's Pearl Purple Vinyl Edition
Galactic Mutherland
A Muther's Pearl Purple Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2020 | UK | Original (UEG Music)
50,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder available from 27.11.2020
UEG Music proudly presents this ultra rare Killer Album finally available on this very limited edition Colored Vinyl album. A Muther's Pearl was previously released on limited CD in 2005, the album quickly became a sought after item with a current asking price of £120

This 18 track collection contains the sought after killer track 'I Don't Mind Tellin You'

A Muther's Pearl is a true Soul and R&B masterpiece, produced by Barry Bee & Joe Powell, the famed duo behind Leona Lewis, Salt & Pepa, and many others.

A very limited amount of copies will be available along with an A3 poster.
Men Of North Country & 3421 - Magic + Sparks
Men Of North Country & 3421
Magic + Sparks
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Delights 45)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The new 7'' on Delights is a vinyl debut for two groove-heavy, retro-futuristic remixes from Markey Funk's vaults: "Magic" by Men of North Country - on the A-side, and "Sparks" by 3421 - on the flip. Both cuts, previously available only on streaming platforms, are a kaleidoscopic homage to the 1960's space age romance, sci-fi psychedelia and cinematic funk.

Limited to 300 copies worldwide.
Employee (Max Graef) - Hold Music Volume 1
Employee (Max Graef)
Hold Music Volume 1
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Beatbude)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Employee and Beatbude present: Hold Music Vol. 1. Written and produced by Max Graef and limited to 267 copies, this record is your gateway to success! Just pick a mood and let Employee do the rest. Mastered by Corey Kikos (The Herbalist).
Brooks, The - Anyday Now
Brooks, The
Anyday Now
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Underdog)
31,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Named "best kept secret of Canadian funk" by the Quebecois newspaper La Presse, The Brooks are a band of accomplished musicians, well-known in the soul/funk scene across the Atlantic. Expert instrumentalists led by Alexandre Lapointe create a dazzling combo with frontman Alan Prater— an incredibly energetic showman who has worked alongside some of the biggest names in the music industry. This passionate and experienced band fan the sacred fire every time they perform! Thanks to a solid realization, their musical message comes across beautifully. The Brooks go beyond mere interpretation and style exercises: they are a powerful groove machine and a driving force in their sector. 50 years of African American music are condensed in the band's aesthetic. In their live shows and in their records, you can hear James Brown's meticulousness, D'Angelo's delightfulness, Fela Kuti's radiance, Herbie Hancock's intergenerational openness, and J. Dilla's innovative spirit. These heroes of music didn't let rules and trends dictate their messages, and neither do The Brooks. Just like these history makers, they built their reputation with sweat and rigor, outside of conventional channels. The Brooks are incredibly hard workers united in a project where pleasure and complete artistic freedom are the only key words. After 8 years of existence, with an EP and two albums, they have already won many awards and nominations (gamiq, Independent Music Awards, ADISQ...) and built a solid reputation in the Quebec indie world. Who are The Brooks? First, there's the icon, Alan Prater! This Florida-born musician can boast that he shared the stage with the Jacksons! Thanks to his many trips and experiences, he became a key member of Montreal jazz. He is the band's biggest asset: if The Brooks were a sports team, Alan Prater would be captain. Then, at the drums: Maxime Bellavance, one half of the Beat Market duo, whose "dancy and retro futurist" groove can be heard in several major and underground projects in Canada. Philippe Look aces guitar and vocals. His experience as a session musician working with famous bands for 20 years allowed him to take part in different projects: rock, downtempo, trip hop, electro… As one of the founding members of The Brooks, he also wrote many of the band's songs. Keyboardist Daniel Thouin is an integral part of the Montreal jazz scene. He is both an accomplished acoustic piano player and synthesizer player, well versed in writing as well as in improvising, in organic sounds as well as in the latest technologies. Thouin possesses a double vision, which allows him to both exalt and lead productions. Composer Sébastien Grenier wows us with his saxophone. Thanks to his theoretical knowledge and his 20 years of experience, acquired through continuous training all around the world, he is a true guiding force. French trumpetist Hichem Khalfa begun learning the instrument at 7 years old. He attended a musical conservatory before going to the Haute École de Musique and finally pursuing his studies at McGill University. He won prizes at Rimouski International Jazz Festival and received the François Marcaurelle prize at Montreal Off Festival. His successful jazz projects allowed him to work with famous musicians like Blitz the Ambassador, Nomadic Massive, Rhonda Ross and Kalmunity. Philippe Beaudin can be considered an apostle of Afro-Latin percussions, which he teaches and practices with great passion. Thanks to his participation in several projects, you can discover his talent both on stage and onscreen. The Brooks' philosophy is based on art in its rawest form, on perfectionism in musical practice. The choices they make and the directions they take are motivated mostly by instinctive feelings. This is how The Brooks recently crossed the path of Underdog Records during a trip in France. It was love at first sight for the two groups who share a passion for soul. Their chemistry allows them to be completely free in their creative process and natural as ever in their conception-creation-communication approach.
Moniquea - Los Robles & Washington
Moniquea
Los Robles & Washington
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Mofunk)
23,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
For her third release on the MoFunk label, Moniquea takes to the streets on a certified west coast ride. Named after the corner she resided at in Pasadena, California, during the mid 90’s, L os Robles & Washington is equal parts tribute to her hometown, ode to the laid back Los Angeles lifestyle, and a forward-thinking envisionment of how the g-funk sound of nearly three decades past fits perfectly with the modern funk sound of the present day. Uptempo offerings such as “All The Time,” “Under Control,” & the Mofak-produced “Who Is That Girl” (feat. XL Middleton & Kevin “Slow Jammin” James) channel boogie-era funk legends and Venice Beach pop lock battles, while more medium-paced tracks like “Get Away With My Lovin,” “Put Your Trust In Me,” or the album’s title cut evoke liquor store runs in hot weather and tendrils of chronic smoke trailing from Buick Regal windows. Indeed, the straightforwardly titled “House Party” paints a portrait of a bygone era so vividly it feels like it just happened last weekend - The backyard boogie, the pregame beforehand, the thrill of cutting loose at someone’s house as if it was the Century Club. Finally, the tracks “Believe Me” (feat. Zackey Force Funk & Polyester The Saint) & “Always On The Run” carry nods to contemporary west coast rap & ‘future R&B’ respectively. The bulk of production on L os Robles & Washington is handled by XL Middleton, who continues to serve up varied platters of funk, from “G” to “modern
Bastards Of Soul - Spinnin'
Bastards Of Soul
Spinnin'
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Eastwood Music Group)
25,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The debut full length from the East Dallas classic R&B disciples. Recorded at Niles City Sound in Fort Worth in the spring of 2019 with JOSH BLOCK (of LEON BRIDGES' fame) engineering and producing. The album resonates with the pulse of the southern R&B of the past and creates a joyous vibe with original soul joints rooted in a vintage sound. Fans of their 7" single will not be disappointed with the 10 original soul joints included here.
Tycho - The Science Of Patterns
Tycho
The Science Of Patterns
LP | 2019 | EU ()
16,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Science of Patterns is the first EP by Tycho, self-published in 2002 as a four-track disc. The digital media reissue—made available in 2007—also included a bonus fifth track. Featured here for the first time on vinyl is the 2007 reissue version, featuring the fan favorite bonus track “In The End
Gwakasonne - Vwayajé
Gwakasonne
Vwayajé
2LP | 2019 | US | Original (Seance Centre)
23,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Remastered by Brandon Hocura /// Design by Alan Briand

Gwakasonné is the ecstatic articulation of Robert Oumaou’s artistic and political vision, a unified expression of his interests in American jazz, pre-colonial rhythms, Guadeloupian independence, and Créole poetics. Over the course of three albums, all released in the 80s, Robert piloted a revolving cast of musicians, a venerable who’s-who of Point-a-Pitre avant-jazz pioneers, to deftly intone his creative communal concepts. The songs on Vwayajé are compiled from these three releases, Gwakasonné, Temwen, and Moun, along with an electronic mantra taken from his 2007 solo album Sang Comment Taire. Viewed from our current artistic and cultural landscape, Robert’s work is exceptionally enduring, grounded in its declarations of freedom and foundational use of the Ka (drum) and voice, and prescient in its borderless explorations of protest folk, electronics, ambient atmosphere, music from the African diaspora, and spiritual jazz. The long-form hive-mind expression of the group has parallels with similar explorations by The Grateful Dead, electric Miles, Pharaoh Sanders, and even the Boredoms, but these are only oblique references for a truly peerless sound. Like other conceptual children of Gérard Lockel, the group was part of a progressive movement of like-minded musicians, such as Serge Fabriano, Dao, Erick Cosaque, and Gaoulé Mizik, who embraced Lockel’s modernist ideals, fusing Gwo Ka drumming and tuning systems with contemporary jazz and vanguard recording technologies. Robert’s ecstatic phrasings, embrace of electronic instruments, and daring lyrics set the group apart as the beatific expression of a sagacious soul.
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