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Cymande - Second Time Round
Cymande
Second Time Round
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Mr Bongo)
21,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Edition for Record Store Day 2018! The brilliant second album from the legendary Cymande.
180 gram vinyl, mastered from original tapes, replica original artwork, official Mr Bongo reissue.
Licensed from John Schroeder Enterprises.
Baby Huey - Hard Times / Listen To Me
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One) & Zapp - Shy
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One) & Zapp
Shy
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
13,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tuxedo is back with a new single, “Shy,” the follow up to their critically acclaimed “II” album. In collaboration with the iconic funk band, Zapp. Tuxedo delivers a highly addictive new funk single for the dance floor.
Demon Fuzz - Afreaka! Black Vinyl Edition
Demon Fuzz
Afreaka! Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
25,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Demon Fuzz's only album, the extraordinary Afreaka!, demonstrates their excellence in playing psychedelic soul, dub-heavy funk, progressive rock, Afro-jazz and black acid rock.
Sylvia Striplin - Give Me Your Love / You Can't Turn Me Away
Sylvia Striplin
Give Me Your Love / You Can't Turn Me Away
7" | 2017 | UK | Original (Expansion)
11,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two essential disco and soul cuts from Silvia Striplin orginally released in 1980. Produced by Roy Ayers.

A. 'Give Me Your Love' An umptemp disco groover for the more discerning dancefloor. Sylvia’s glorious vocals float over a sumptuous uptempo Roy Ayers tracj. Sampled by Armand Van Helden, Deepdown and Madd Rapper.

B. 'You Can't Turn Me Away' A soul breakbeat classic. Deep downtempo business, this shows Roy Ayers at the height of his powers and Sylvia more than does the track justice. Beautiful!

The instantly recognisable bassline was sampled by Notorious BIG/Junior Mafia on ‘Get Money’. Also sampled by Naughty By Nature and Backstreet Boys.
Byrne & Barnes - An Eye For An Eye
Byrne & Barnes
An Eye For An Eye
LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Favorite)
19,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A true WestCoast/AOR masterpiece, produced in legendary music city Muscle Shoals (Alabama) and originally only released on Japanese label Climax. In 1981, Robert Byrne followed up to his 1979 album, Blame It On The Night, by teaming-up with multi-instrumentalist Brendan Barnes to record this rare WestCoast classic. If they never recorded any other music together, both display incredible music career and went on to produce for many famous artists such as Pointer Sisters, Patti Austin, Earth Wind & Fire, Phil Collins, Brian McKnight, or Boyz II Men to name just a few. An Eye For An Eye features amazing and sophisticated songs, and parades all the elements of the AOR style: a jazzy sometimes fusion approach, with modern soul and groove flavors. If it’s almost unknown in Byrne & Barnes’ country of origins and in most part of the world, it’s become hugely popular and sought-after in Japan and for all WestCoast music lovers.
Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Happiness In Every Style
Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators
Happiness In Every Style
LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Timmion)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
3rd full album by Finnlands no.1 soulbrothers & Nicole Willis.
Leon Bridges - Coming Home
Leon Bridges
Coming Home
LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Columbia)
21,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This years retro-soul sensation goes by the name of Leon Brigdes. Nice one!
Curtis Mayfield - Live! Expanded Edition
Curtis Mayfield
Live! Expanded Edition
2LP | 1971 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
30,99 €*
Release:1971 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Curtis/ Live! is Curtis Mayfield's first live album, after leaving The Impressions. Many critics feel Live! is a powerful demonstration of Mayfield's pre-Superfly accomplishment, and some even said it's one of the greatest concert albums ever cut on a soul artist, and one of the legendary live albums of all time.

180g vinyl.
Incredible Bongo Band - Bongo Rock
Incredible Bongo Band
Bongo Rock
LP | 1973 | UK | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
21,99 €*
Release:1973 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Reproduced on heavyweight 180g vinyl and in top-quality Japanese sleeves.
Lyn Collins - Check Me Out If You Don't Know Me By Now
Spanky Wilson - Let It Be
Spanky Wilson
Let It Be
LP | 1970 | JP | Reissue (P-Vine)
39,99 €*
Release:1970 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 25.11.2022
The finale to Spanky’s legendary trilogy with Mother’s Records : ‘Let it Be’! The record opens with the title track, transforming the Beatles’ classic into an energetic, but soulful hymn. Trumpets sound as Spanky lets her voice loose, heralding the beginning of what is no doubt one of the best soul records of all time! B-side opener and Simon & Garfunkel classic “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” takes a mellower approach, no less transformative than any of the other covers, but a testament to the tenderness that Spanky’s voice could take on. Spanky makes each song her own, delivering moving performances of classics such as Burt Bacharach’s “Alfie”, “Love or Let Me Be Lonely”, and “Loveland”! Half a century later, this album by Philadelphia Soul-sister Spanky Wilson sounds as fresh as the day it was recorded! Don’t miss this fantastic album, remastered and reissued on vinyl for the first time ever, available only from P-vine Records.
Freeez - Mariposa / Alone
Freeez
Mariposa / Alone
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Far Out)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
Continuing to shine a light on John Rocca & co.'s pioneering early 80s music, Far Out proudly presents the first ever 12” release of Freeez’s monster brit-funk classic “Mariposa”, along with the equally heavy and hard to find 12” mix of “Alone”.
Betty Davis - Betty Davis
Betty Davis
Betty Davis
Tape | 1973 | US | Reissue (Light In The Attic)
19,99 €*
Release:1973 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.11.2022
Ms. Davis’s unique story, still sadly mostly unknown, is unlike any other in popular music. Betty wrote the song “Uptown” for the Chambers Brothers before marrying Miles Davis in the late ‘60s, influencing him with psychedelic rock, and introducing him to Jim i Hendrix — personally inspiring the classic album ’Bitches Brew.’
Penny & The Quarters - Penny & The Quarters & Friends Smoke Vinyl Edition
Penny & The Quarters
Penny & The Quarters & Friends Smoke Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Numero Group)
24,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 04.11.2022
"You and Me" by Penny & the Quarters simply refused to stay lost. For 40 years, the song sat silent in a box of reels before heartthrob Ryan Gosling selected it to star in 2010's indie weeper Blue Valentine. The power of the track set off an international treasure hunt in pursuit of the mysterious artists behind it. Since then, "You and Me" has soundtracked thousands of weddings, spawned hundreds of YouTube covers, and tugged heartstrings for scores of advertisements and films. Fifteen years after "Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label" became Numero's worst selling compilation, we've reanalyzed the tapes and selected 11 equally-as-fascinating rehearsals caught by engineer Clem Price in Columbus, Ohio, in 1970.
Florence Adooni - Yinne
Florence Adooni
Yinne
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Philophon)
10,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
After her surprise debut "Mam Pe'ela Su'ure", Ghana's Frafra gospel queen Florence Adooni is back with her second single on Philophon. Born as Frafra in Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti, she combines the best of both cultures into a unique fusion. The meandering, mostly pentatonic melodies of the Frafra glide over the high-life rhythm of the Ashanti with incredible ease.
"Yinne" means The Creator and is one of the songs sung at the culmination of the Sunday service. Its driving rhythm usually guarantees a collective ecstasy in the community.
"Fo Yelle", on the other hand, has more of a meditative effect on the listener. Its rather solemn rhythm leads you into tranquility and opens your soul to receive the divine spark.
The songs were produced by Max Weissenfeldt in Kumasi/Ghana.
Voxatone - Figure I.108/Figure Iii.122
Voxatone
Figure I.108/Figure Iii.122
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Delights 45)
10,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.11.2022
Delights label is wrapping the year 2022 with yet another project from the restless minds of Shay Landa and Markey Funk.

With Voxatone, the two set to explore the otherworldly sound qualities of vintage keyboards with "vox" in their name: the 1950s Univox keyboard, the 60s Vox Continental organ and the 80s Soviet Polivoks synthesizer. Joined by Elia Yakin on drums and Estonia's most prolific artist today, Misha Panfilov, - on Vox Phantom bass, Shay and Markey have crafted yet another way-out groovy psych double-sider: the mid-tempo mind-bender "Figure I.108" and the upbeat floor-stormer "Figure III.122" - on the flip.
10th Street - (Livin' In) New York City / Moodies Basement
Kazu Matsui Project - See You There
Kazu Matsui Project
See You There
LP | 1987 | JP | Reissue (Tokuma Japan Communications Co., Ltd./Lawson Entertainment Inc.)
41,99 €*
Release:1987 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
Japanese Fusion/Boogie Classic! AOR super-popular Japanese AOR album to be reissued on LP!

From the project by Kaz Matsui, a fusion musician active both in Japan and overseas, 'see YOU There' is reissued on LP, a masterpiece that has received Want requests from all over the world!

Included 'Midnight Shuffle', one of the smoothest urban boogie among many Japanese classics! The fresh, sentimental synthesizers and fresh drum machines are just what the world needs right now.
Swamp Dogg - Have You Heard This Story Clear Gren Vinyl Edition
Swamp Dogg
Have You Heard This Story Clear Gren Vinyl Edition
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Alive)
28,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
Limited Pressing of the1974 album. Includes an Insert with lyrics and photos. Features Swamp DOGG's original liner notes as well as brand new ones .
Tone B. Nimble - Soul Is My Salvation Chapter 9
Tone B. Nimble
Soul Is My Salvation Chapter 9
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Rain&Shine)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 14.10.2022
Tone B. Nimble hit us with a seemingly endless list of possible songs to license, and to that end we’re blessed to be able to offer a ‘bonus’ chapter of two in-demand University gospel choir cuts - Side One from Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK) and Side Two from Rutgers University (New Jersey). Original LPs are hard to come across, here Tone B. Nimble selects the best two tracks, re-mastered in DJ friendly 7" 45rpm format! "Soul is My Salvation is a collection of dance friendly gospel songs. The mission is to simply uplift your spirit through music and word. Dancefloors around the world mirror the reactions of Churches from the 70’s and 80’s when experiencing these recordings" - Tone B. Nimble
Caz Gardiner & Victor Rice - Satta Soul
Caz Gardiner & Victor Rice
Satta Soul
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Old Neighborhood)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A banger Soul rendition of The Abyssinians' classic 'Satta Massagana' by DC's Ska & Soul queen Caz Gardiner. The B-side organ instrumental by producer/bassist Victor Rice.
Pleasure - We Have So Much / Joyous
Spanky Wilson - Spankin' Brand New
Spanky Wilson
Spankin' Brand New
LP | 1969 | JP | Reissue (P-Vine)
39,99 €*
Release:1969 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 16.12.2022
The album that started it all! Spanky Wilson’s legendary debut from Mother’s Records saw Philadelphia’s soon to be soul diva teaming up with legendary producer/arranger H.B. Barnum to deliver a killer 11-track LP! From the opening notes of “You’re Gonna Miss Me”, to the final fading chimes of “The Last Day of Summer”, Spanky Wilson’s beautiful voice is always on full display. Despite the fullness of her voice, there’s a surprising tenderness - undercutting soulful funky numbers with an element of emotionality unlike anything her peers would ever put out. As Spanky’s voice soars, her backing band, at times as sparse as a single piano, and at times as full as a big band, is always tight, giving Spanky plenty of room to shine while showing off their own immense talents. Don’t miss the album that started it all for legendary soul diva Spanky Wilson, now available on limited edition vinyl with a special Japanese Obi-strip!
Cool Runners - Checking Out
Cool Runners
Checking Out
12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Freestyle)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
The Blackbyrds - Reggins / Blackbyrds' Theme
Kidding - R U Kidding ? / Am I Kidding ? Purple Vinyl Edition
Teddy Wilson Orchestra - Closer / One Day At A Time
Leaders, The - (It's A) Rat Race
Transport - Transport
Transport
Transport
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Albina Music Trust)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
In the summer of 1979, a Chicago DJ started a riot that killed disco overnight. Inciting fans to blow up disco records during a nationally televised major league baseball game, the cultural impact of Disco Demolition Night was felt globally. It even made waves in Portland, Oregon.

In the months to follow, clubs in the City of Roses were out to hire anything but disco. For Transport, hot nights as a stage-ready show band would fade to memory. First went the horns, then the vocalists, until all that remained was the rhythm section. The band's days were numbered or so it seemed.

But keyboardists Jimmy and Johnny Sanders were fiercely experimental. Freed from the disco formula, the brothers' exchange over synthesizers and other keyed instruments was electric. With drummer Towner Galaher, the group bore songs in homage to the fusion music ever present in Portland. Inspired by the national success of local groups like the Jeff Lorber Fusion, Tom Grant, and Dan Siegel, the band was reborn.

Months before signing a multi record deal with Geffen, Quarterflash's Marv and Rindy Ross offered Transport a shot at recording in their home studio. The group recorded over two sessions and soon shelved the tapes. Band members were summarily recruited by other acts shortly thereafter. The tapes have continued to sit.

Now over four decades later we hear this music. With tape restoration and mastering by Gus Elg, a calculated spitshine envelops the recording and positions listeners in the shag carpet-lined haze of a 1970s fusion session. With design by Eric W Mast, viewers can check out the aforementioned period upholstery through archival photography in the album's insert, depicting wall-to-wall shag gracing the booths at Mel Brown's Drum Shop.

Out of the gate, "Latin Summer" burns through with an urgency akin to The Gangsters - an album recorded by members of this band a decade prior. On the Funkadelic-fused "Chrome Dome," Jimmy Sanders continues to make use of the synthesizer, through squiggling tones and fried bursts, as well as on “Gospel Bridge,” a track that evokes Heavy Weather in its Pollock-like splashes of melody. Jeff Bruce's fretless bass brings a psych-propelled elasticity to the groove, adding a sinful undercurrent to “Time of My Life” - a languorous tune that could be a Head Hunters outtake - while giving “Song For Valerie” a playful Peaches & Herb-like wiggle.

Transport's output is staggering for a group entirely unreleased and but a drop in the bucket for Portland's cottage industry recording business of yesteryear. This installment in the group's catalog probes a layer deeper.
Spice Of Ice - Joy To The World
Spice Of Ice
Joy To The World
7" | 2022 | UK | Original
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Truly sensational modern soul double sider. Fantastic group vocals, swirling string arrangement and top notch punchy production. Impossible to find on original format (came out on private press on KickBack Records). Spun only by a handful of deejay around the world, to include George Mahood and our very own Dj Camembert. Recorded at United Artist studio, Beverly & 3rd Street Los Angeles California in 1978. Co-Produced by JJ Wilson who was also the band leader at the time and Bert (Humberto) Agudelo who was also Chief Engineer on this project and is a mastering engineer known to have worked at Liberty/United Artists Recording Studio. He also produced the famous Rocky movie album on United Artist. Executive producer Cecil Lyde Holden from the well known Lyde, Fisher & Giles band, who has cut the classic Serve Me Right to Suffer in 1977 on HAB records. Enjoy and support the venture, and if you like the Starfire too, please bundle up and spare something. One in every home!
Maria Sanchez - Hey Love / Give Me Your Lovin'
Maria Sanchez
Hey Love / Give Me Your Lovin'
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Soul Tune)
24,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Edition picture sleeve variant of Maria Sanchez new smash hit 45!
Oliver James - One And Only
Oliver James
One And Only
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Colemine)
10,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Oliver James is a time capsule. Raised in a family of musicians and a manwho has been performing live since he was a child, Oliver comes to hislove of soul music in a most honest and authentic way. Growing uplistening to gospel, blues, and R&B from the classic early Stax era, hisinfluences as a musician, songwriter, and producer are clear. After a stintworking as a songwriter for Rick Hall, Mr. James is now set to start his owncareer. Producing, editing, mixing, and performing completely to tape,Oliver makes his mark with his debut single "One And Only" on ColemineRecords.
Dionne Warwick - Meant To Be / I Found Someone Else
Esther Marrow - Newport News, Virginia
Esther Marrow
Newport News, Virginia
LP | 1970 | UK | Reissue (BGP / Flying Dutchman)
22,99 €*
Release:1970 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Esther Marrow began singing professionally in the early 60s. Her big break came in 1965 when she was asked by Duke Ellington to take part in his ground-breaking Concert of Sacred Music at the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Marrow toured with the Duke Ellington Band as well as Harry Belafonte and came to the attention of Bob Thiele who recorded and released this debut album on his Flying Dutchman label in 1969.

Musically, it’s a compelling mix of funk and soul, occupying similar terrain to Alice Clark’s great album that was released on Mainstream in 1972. For example, Jesse Stone’s ‘Money Honey’ is given a crunching funk arrangement and is one of three tracks that tempt collectors to pay big money for an original copy; ‘Walk Tall’ and ‘Chains Of Love’ are the other two. ‘Chains Of Love’ was originally recorded in Detroit by J.J. Barnes and became a Northern Soul classic. ‘Walk Tall’ is one of the album’s highlights and features music originally written by pianist Joe Zawinul and performed by Cannonball Adderley, with lyrics by James Rein and Morrow. It has become something of a jazz standard, but no version ever bettered this original track.

Add to the mix the lush string driven power of ‘Peaceful Man’, ‘Mama’ and a tilt at the classic ‘What A Wonderful World’ and you have a truly wonderful album.

Pressed on 180gm vinyl, we have remained faithful to the original pressing replicating the Flying Dutchman label style and gatefold sleeve.
Flickk - Prime Suspect / Body Shop
Flickk
Prime Suspect / Body Shop
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Peoples Potential Unlimited)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
PPU and Flickk back with this highly anticipated reissue featuring both of his sought after 7"s on one PPU platter. This second round finds Flickk assuming his Sherlock Holmes alter ego as a private investigator on "Prime Suspect", and an attentive human body mechanic on "Body Shop". Both were previously self-released in the mid 80s on Flickk's on West Coast label.
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information
Paul Sitter - Mood Ep Black Vinyl Edition
The Divas & Kazahaya - Piece Of Smile
The Divas & Kazahaya
Piece Of Smile
7" | 2022 | JP | Original (Kz Records)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / JP – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Japanese modern soul that begins with a strong drum break in the intro. It is a new soul music created by a gospel vocal group and a hip-hop beat-maker.
Arthur Ponder - The Prince Of Georgia Soul
Arthur Ponder
The Prince Of Georgia Soul
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Athens Of The North)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Arthur Ponder, a life long Macon, Georgia resident, started his singing career in the 60s replacing Otis Redding in Johnny Jenkins & The Pinetoppersafter Otis went solo. Although he gigged extensively, he did not actually make it onto a record until around 1970. Presented here, we have mostly his 80s Modern Soul output Solo and with local group Side Show, some with was released on 45 others remain unreleased till now. Special thanks to Angelo Angione who went above and beyond to help with this project and Arthur Ponder - The Prince of Georgia Soul.
Sweet Linda Devine - I'll Say It Again / Same Time Same Place Black Vinyl Edition
Sweet Linda Devine
I'll Say It Again / Same Time Same Place Black Vinyl Edition
7" | UK (Dynamite Cuts)
15,99 €*
Release:UK
Genre:Organic Grooves
Dynamite Cuts is proud to be able to press for the first time on 7” vinyl the explosive and super funky “I’ll say it again”. With it super funky cover art work. This heavy funk rock Groove and the powerful uplifting vocal from the wonderful Linda Tillery aka Sweet Linda Divine. This track is the back-bone groove for the Black sheep hip hop bands classic “Choice is yours”
Pavel Chizhik & The Vicious Seeds - Agent Sentimental
V.A. - Early Works, Vol. 2: Music From The Archives
V.A.
Early Works, Vol. 2: Music From The Archives
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Ata)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
ATA Records is pleased to announce the release of Early Works Vol.2: Music From The Archives, a compilation of tracks recorded in the fledgling days of the label paired with some rediscovered treasures from more recent years. While the majority of the album is previously unreleased material several tracks have appeared on different formats.

This is a rare chance for listeners to experience the birth of the ATA's enduring concept and recording techniques from the comfort of their own home.

In 2020 label founder and musician Neil Innes decided to destroy the studio he had spent 14-years building, destroy it and rebuild it from the ground up.

Once the studio began to take shape again and Innes was finally able to take a breath he began rooting through the label's archives, pulling out reels that had been propping up tables, holding open doors and generally lurking in nooks and crannies for years.

His trip down memory uncovered a wealth of dusty musical treasures and also got him thinking about tracks from newer artists, nuggets to compliment the archive gold.

Along with the first airings of tracks by The Harmony Society, The Disarrays this 11track comp includes appearances by studio favourites: The Magnificent Tape Band, The Sorcerers, The Mandatory Eight, Ivan Von Engleberger's Asteroid and long time collaborator Chris Dawkins (recording under Earl Dawkins).Also on the comp is Joe Tatton's Bang Bang Boogaloo, previously only released on 7 inch and greatly desired by record diggers everywhere.
Alexander Korostinsky - Turkish Funk 45
Alexander Korostinsky
Turkish Funk 45
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Record Kicks)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
For fans of Turkish Psychedelic Funk and Anatolian Rock. Alexander Korostinsky (Whatitdo Archive Group and The Sextones) marks his solo debut with two heavy psychedelic tracks. 7" vinyl is limited to 300 copies.

Record Kicks busts down the doors with yet another 7" heater– this time by Alexander Korostinsky (The Sextones, Whatitdo Archive Group), an accomplished songwriter/producer making his debut as a solo artist with a heavy psychedelic 7" available at selected stores next June 17th and limited to 300 copies worldwide. Korostinsky gives a loving nod to the sound of 60s and 70s Anatolian Psych Rock all while staying true to his unique songwriting style and recording approach. On the A side is "Bones of God", a psychedelic Turkish-infused cut featuring an electric saz and sitar dancing across tape-y drums and his distinctive bass playing. On the flip side, "Altin Maske'', a hypnotic exploration into Korostinsky's mind as a solo artist– think a Turkish David Axelrod and you'll be set. "Altin Maske's" twists and turns guide the phased out drums and electric saz into a beautifully psychotic meltdown.

Meticulously recorded and produced entirely on a Tascam 388 by Korostinsky at his own Archive Group Studios,this 45 is imbued with Korostinsky's love of analog recording production and vintage records. One listen and you'll notice thatthese songs are begging to be sampled and are a must have for any serious crate-digger. If this first release is any indication of what we can expect from Korostinsky in the future, then we are excited to see where he takes us next.

The 7" vinyl is limited to 300 copies worldwide which makes it an instant collector's item.
Jeffrey Gaither - Struggling Ghetto Woman
Jeffrey Gaither
Struggling Ghetto Woman
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (PTR)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
TWO Dynamite Sides OF Northern Soul
Both sides are equally great and definitely deserve to be heard by a new audience in the 21st century.
Archie James Cavanaugh - Black And White Raven Black Vinyl Edition
Archie James Cavanaugh
Black And White Raven Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Numero Group)
24,99 €*
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A masterpiece of the schooner rock variety, Black and White Raven is an album that emerged from Archie James Cavanaugh's youthful dream of recording his own music while stuck in the Alaskan wilderness. With a freewheeling cast culled from Archie's travels around the Pacific Northwest, including Redbone's Tony Bellamy and Pete DePoe, Black and White Raven was set down as the '70s crested. Traces of disco, AM gold, gospel, and yacht mixed freely with his Tlingit heritage, creating a breezy and optimistic portrait of life in the 49th state.
Peppino De Luca - La Raggaza Con La Pistola
Peppino De Luca
La Raggaza Con La Pistola
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Four Flies)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Soundtracks
The first 7” ever to contain the three grooviest and most danceable tracks from the legendary soundtrack to Monicelli’s 1968 cult film. Intriguing psycho-beat and Swinging London vibes that will get even the shiest of dancers going. An ace in the sleeve for any DJ.
Surprise Chef - Velodrome
Surprise Chef
Velodrome
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Big Crown)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Crown is proud to present the first 7" offering from Surprise Chef, the newest band signed to the label. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, these guys caught our ear with their unique sound and approach. They are something of a funky blend of Jazz, Hip Hop, and Soul with a shade of David Axelrod which all comes out their own. These two tunes on this 45 are a taste of what is to come.The A side "Velodrome" starts out with a heavy drum break and an earworm synth line guaranteed to have you humming it long after the song is over. The intro gives way to beautiful and tasteful arrangements showing their music prowess as well as their ear for restraint.The B side "Spring's Theme" is a gorgeous and moody instrumental ballad that starts out with guitar that plays cat & mouse with the percussion until they decide to give the drummer some. Again, they run through arrangements that link together like chapters in a book taking the listener through a myriad of energies that all fit together...
V.A. - Oonops Drops 150 Transparent Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Oonops Drops 150 Transparent Vinyl Edition
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Oonops Drops)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
For nearly eight years Oonops is performing his (bi-)monthly vinyl show on Brooklyn Radio in New York. On the 21th March he dropped his 150th episode of »Oonops Drops« including exclusive guest mixes from around the globe like Skratch Bastid, Coldcut, Rich Medina, Kutiman, Morcheeba, J.Rawls, Fingathing, Guts, Supreme La Rock, DJ Kaos (The Artifacts), Fat Freddy's Drop, The Reflex, The Herbaliser, Hunger (Gagle), Scratch Perverts and many more.

Time to celebrate this event with an exclusive 45-vinyl like at his 100th episode.

He invited artists from his show and network to join him for this multifarious single compilation. Starting on side A with Slick Walk (Merse & DJ Robert Smith) and Sneaky from Fingathing who conjure a heavy scratchy bassy version of Moondog's legendary song »Bird's Lament«. On the flip DJ and beatproducer Avantgarde Vak from South Korea drops a cool oldschool instrumental track named »Keep Ya Eyes Up« before Toshiyuki Sasaki from Japanese Jazz Trio Nautilus is ending this 45 with four precise drum breaks for all beatjugglers out there.
V.A. - French Touch 02 By Fg
Lonnie Liston Smith - Cosmic Funk Black Vinyl Edition
Lonnie Liston Smith
Cosmic Funk Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1974 | UK | Reissue (BGP / Flying Dutchman)
24,99 €*
Release:1974 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Lonnie Liston Smith regards “Cosmic Funk”, his second album as a leader, as a transitional release: “Before recording this album, I was still playing with Miles Davis. You can hear some Miles influence. On the following album, “Expansions”, I really discovered the Lonnie Liston Smith “cosmic” sound.”

By this point, Lonnie was a respected sideman, having also played with Art Blakey, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Pharoah Sanders and Gato Barbieri. ‘Sais (Egypt)’, the track which sounds most like his work with Sanders, is an extended number written by James Mtume, who had played percussion in Miles Davis’ group. Lonnie’s brother Donald sings on four of the tracks, including the title number, which is similar to the sound Davis achieved on “On The Corner”.

“Cosmic Funk” was more of a straight jazz album than might have been expected at the time – particularly for one with “Funk” in its title. Lonnie would never really go down that route, although his next release would include one of the most successful of all jazz funk dancers.

180g black vinyl in replica gatefold sleeve.
Take Three - Tonight's The Night
Take Three
Tonight's The Night
12" | 1983 | UK | Reissue (Freestyle)
15,99 €*
Release:1983 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Freestyle digs deep to reissue this rare UK boogie 12" by Take Three, originally released back in 1983. Forming the first drop in a new reissue directive from the label, focused primarily on unearthing rare and classic UK funk, soul & boogie.

Fronted by former South London lovers rock vocal harmony group, Alpha (sisters Jackie & Jean Heron and Marlene Richardson), Take Three was the brain-child of writer/producer trio "S.H.E." - Steve Sinclair, Peter Hinds & Kevin Ellis.

Meeting each other at The Factory community centre in Paddington (now known as the Yaa Asantewa centre and in the last few years, The Yaa Centre) Steve & Kevin began a partnership writing and directing their own theatre productions as part of The Black Theatre Co-Op, which called the centre home at the time. When a song they had written together for one of their productions received praise and plaudits, the path toward writing and producing records began, bringing in more seasoned hand Peter Hinds - formerly a member of key brit funk groups Light of the World and Beggar & Co, and player with Incognito, Imagination & Loose Ends - to complete the circle.

The Tonight's the Night 12" was pressed up on their own label Fast Forward with distribution provided by Andy Sojka's Blackmarketing, and would be the first commercial outing for a creative partnership that would spawn multiple projects/aliases spanning the UK soul, funk & dance scenes, and still continues to this day.
Asha Puthli - The Essential Orange Vinyl Edition
East Coast Love Affair & United Spiritual Singers - A Minute Too Late (Tom Noble Rmx)
East Coast Love Affair & United Spiritual Singers
A Minute Too Late (Tom Noble Rmx)
12" | 2022 | UK | Original (Athens Of The North)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
For the second Aotn 12" this month we got another smasher,when we landed the united Spirtual Singers over lockdown we were lucky enough to get multitracks so East Coast Love Affair and love time friend of the label Tom Noble got to work

Side A - We decided to go full on front room Sylvester vibes on this, what initially seemed to be an easy job turned into months of work, session musicians when we were allowed and arguments over vocal timings, but nothing good is easy won and we are proud of this. On the flip our good friend Tom Noble calmed the situation down a bit with a tasty New York version of the track, and big up to him for doing this while fighting through his shop flooding and a new opening of his superiorelevation.com shop in Brooklyn.
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio - Live In Loveland Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
Mavis Staples & Levon Helm - Carry Me Home Clear Vinyl Edition
Mavis Staples & Levon Helm
Carry Me Home Clear Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Anti)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Iconic singer Mavis Staples is an alchemist of American music, and during her 70+ year career one of her most beloved musical mo?ments was her riveting performance in Martin Scorsese's film' The Last Waltz,' performing "The Weight" with The Band, a moment that forged a life-long friendship between her and Levon Helm. Staples came to Woodstock, NY to perform as part of Helm's re?nowned Midnight Ramble series, and the ensuing concert-available now for the first time on the rousing new Anti- Records release Carry Me Home-would mark a personal high watermark for both artists. Captured live in the summer of 2011, Carry Me Home showcases two of the past century's most iconic voices coming together in love and joy, tracing their shared roots and celebrating the enduring power of faith and music. The setlist was righteous that night, mixing vintage gospel and soul with timeless folk and blues, and the performances were loose and playful, fueled by an ecstatic atmosphere that was equal parts family reunion and tent revival. Read between the lines, though, and there's an even more poignant story at play here. Nei?ther Staples nor Helm knew that this would be their last performance together-the collection marks one of Helm's final recordings before his death-and listening back now, a little more than a decade later, tunes like "This May Be The Last Time" and "Farther Along" take on new, bittersweet meaning. The result is an album that's at once a time capsule and a memorial, a blissful homecoming and a fond farewell, a once-in-a-lifetime concert-and friendship-preserved for the ages. Staples and the night's soulful crew of backup singers handle the vast majority of the vocal work here, but it's perhaps album closer "The Weight," which features Helm chiming in with lead vocals for the first time, that stands as the concert's most emotional moment. "It never crossed my mind that it might be the last time we'd see each other," says Staples. "He was so full of life and so happy that week. He was the same old Levon I'd always known, just a beautiful spirit inside and out." "My dad built The Midnight Rambles to restore his spirit, his voice, and his livelihood," says Helm's daughter, Amy, who sang backup vocals with her father and Staples at their performance. "He'd risen back up from all that had laid him down, and to have Mavis come sing and sanctify that stage was the ultimate triumph for him."
Jerry Blacksheer - Defected / You Are The One
Jerry Blacksheer
Defected / You Are The One
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Athens Of The North)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Was unsure if to do this Modern rarity on 45 due to there being no master tapes and the original pressing is really rough with loads of sibilance, but having had so many requests to put this out I thought fuck it, the end result came out better than the OG but nonetheless ill get crucified by the discogs police but ill take it :) and the rest of us can have this Modern banger in our box without having to sell your car.

What it lacks in audio quality, it makes up for in musicality ten times over, a genuine two-sided 7" of modern soul royalty, rare and good.
Elcados, The - This World Is Full Of Injustice HHV Exclusive Orange Vinyl Edition
Elcados, The
This World Is Full Of Injustice HHV Exclusive Orange Vinyl Edition
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Afrodelic)
22,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited edition of 100 copies on orange wax. Only available at HHV.

The ultra-rare masterpiece by Elcados originally released by EMI-Nigeria in 1973 and recorded by Kayode Salami. A top shelf heavyweight Afro-Psych Funk-Rock. A real gem. Featuring 'Ku Mai Da Hankan’
Black Children Sledge Funk Group - Love Is Fair HHV Exclusive Purple Vinyl Edition
Black Children Sledge Funk Group
Love Is Fair HHV Exclusive Purple Vinyl Edition
LP | 1976 | EU | Reissue (Afrodelic)
22,99 €*
Release:1976 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited edition of 100 copies on purple wax. Only available at HHV

Nigerian classic Black Children Sledge Funk Group 1976’s debut album full of positive vibrations and feel-good grooves! A sunny blend of Reggae and Afro-Funk with a lot of percussions, psychedelic and rhythmic guitar and organ. In the mid-seventies in Nigeria everybody loved them. Pride of 70’s Africa Repressed for the first time.
Dayton - Sky's The Limit
Dayton
Sky's The Limit
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Super Disco Edits / Hidden Gem)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Formed in Ohio, Dayton were formed by: David Shawn Sandridge (lead vocals / guitar) Chris Jones (lead vocals / keyboards / trumpet), formerly of the group Sun. Other members were: Dean Hummons (keyboards) Derrick Armstrong (vocals) and Jenny Douglas (vocals) who originally recorded as Magnum. Kevin Hurt (drums / percussion) Rachel Beavers (background vocals) Elaine Terry (background vocals) Rahni P. Harris (lead and background vocals, piano and synths) and Karen Harris Chappel (lead and background vocals) We chatted to Shawn Sandridge who presented us with a few previously unissued cuts. Many hitting the funk sound that was very en vogue around the 1980's. But our pick of the bunch was the smooth syncopated drum sound of "Sky's The Limit". It jumped out straight away and hit all the right buttons at SDE Hq . Criminally overlooked for some reason as an lp cut. With the release you get the full 6 mins version on the B-Side. Whilst we trimmed it down for a nice loud radio friendly cut on the A Side
Home Boy And The C.O.L. - Home Boy And The C.O.L. Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
Home Boy And The C.O.L.
Home Boy And The C.O.L. Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
LP | 1982 | US | Reissue (Tidal Waves Music)
38,99 €*
Release:1982 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 1500 copies. Comes with Obi-Strip. Rare Boogie-Funk-Soul album from 1982. First ever vinyl reissue. Cecil Johnson Lyde Holden aka “Home Boy” (born 1948) is an artist whose musical talent has been unmistakable since his days as a young boy. Growing up listening to his parents 78 RPM Doo-wop, Blues, Jazz and Gospel records, he started signing in church when he was 6 years old. At the age of 10, his mother took him to the famous Club DeLisa (Chicago’s celebrated night spot) and entered him in a talent contest where he won first price singing “Only You” by The Platters. This key-event had sparked a burning desire and a love for music in Cecil that would never leave him…it created an opportunity for him to become an entertainer and recording artist.
Homegrown Syndrome - Got The Love / Party Vibes
Homegrown Syndrome
Got The Love / Party Vibes
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Athens Of The North)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Huge 45!! after last months Memphis 7" (the same band) we have here 2 unreleased Homegrown Syndrome trakcs rescued from an acetate in Jerry Jones attic . Double sided Disco funk burners all the way.

Home Grown Funk was also known as "Homegrown Syndrome," a controversial name bestowed to them. Before heading to LA they gigged all over Memphis. Some of the members were from an earlier 70s group called "Brothers Unlimited" and had earlier ties during the 60s with the "Memphis Invaders" (a peaceful civil rights activist group).

With aspirations of pushing Homegrown further, a few members including Jerry Jones made the move out west. It was LA 1977 when they were introduced to Ike Tuner through a mutual friend "Ricky G". It was a casual meetup. Then one night Ike had his son Ike Jr. go check them out while performing at the Soul Train hangout spot "Maverick Flats". Ike Jr. praised their performance to Ike and he had them come out to his Inglewood studio. The group walked into the studio with a funky track already playing and that's when Jerry Jones improvised this opportunity and started singing. Ike then turned and said… "Who is that singing?" Jerry said, "Thats me." Then Ike replied " YOU BIG Muthaf***a! You could be my new Tina." From that point the group cut bunch of tracks with Ike over the years up until they're feature on his 1980 album "The Edge."

In 1981 Perry Kibble (Keyboardist for Taste Of Honey) was at "Concerts In The Park" and heard Home Grown Funk performing. He linked up with the group and got them a deal with Arista. During this time they recorded their hit track " Confrontation." Perry suggested that the group change their name because he didn't want another group with the work "Funk" in it and hence "Homegrown Syndrome." They also use the Arista studio to cut an unreleased acetate with tracks "Got the love" and "Party Vibes" which we have here
Trace Of Smoke - Treasure Mind
Trace Of Smoke
Treasure Mind
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Athens Of The North)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This is '70s masterpiece out of Austin, Texas is a Holy Grail of the highest order -- the perfect fusion of classic soul and disco. An original copy never sells for less than 4 figures due to rarity, quality and demand. Coveted by Northern Soul, rare disco, and modern soul DJs equally means demand has always been stratospheric.
Tropical Combo, The - Jungle Fever
Tropical Combo, The
Jungle Fever
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Aldente)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
French label Aldente presents their new soul tropical single. On flute, you'll find Jazzamar from the Brazilian Electronic Jazz Combo "Nu Tropic" associated with french beatmaker Lord Funk under the name "The Tropical Combo".

The A side entitled "Jungle Fever" speaks for itself, somewhere between "An Elephant Called Slowly" and "The Chackachas".
The B side "Incredible Bongo Flute" is an uptempo track as a tribute to the classic "Apache" with hot bongos, congas & flute. Put the needle on the record and this soul tune will make you think of a cypher with B-Boys. Join the battle and make a break!
V.A. - Around The World - Daft Punk Tribute
Feed LA - Cihangir / Feed Lala
Feed LA
Cihangir / Feed Lala
7" | 2022 | EU | Original
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
From the famed German Funk outfit, Poets of Rhythm, Future Jazz group Faruk Green and studio magician, multi-instrumentalist and Jamie Lidell collaborator, Daniel Raymond Gahn, Feed LA was born.
“Cihangir” with its Jazzanova style drumming and perfectly warm vintage Rhodes keys can play 6 times before you’re ready to move on. The flip side is an amalgamation of hefty funk drumming, inspired breakdowns and fuzzed out freeform flourishes that are quickly becoming a signature sound of this Munich & Berlin based Quartet. Hand stamped by Michael "Treetop" Voss.

The Players:
Michael “Treetop” Voss
Jeff Ozdemir
Daniel Raymond Gahn
Özgür Bayraktar
Penny & The Quarters - You And Me Transparent Orange Vinyl Edition
Penny & The Quarters
You And Me Transparent Orange Vinyl Edition
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Numero Group)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sometime in 2005, a lone box of master tapes escaped an estate sale and made its way through a network of collectors, record dealers, and "junkers" into the hands of leading Ohio soul expert Dante Carfagna, who linked them to Columbus, Ohio's mysterious Prix label (See: Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label). A bit of research turned up Prix proprietor George Beter, who identified most of the unlabeled material. All it took was an endless series of phone calls and letters and two fields trips in Columbus. But one complete mystery wended its way onto our final Prix compilation. "You and Me," a simple but irrepressible demo credited only to Penny & the Quarters, was found tacked onto a mixed studio reel. Our survey of every willing lifer left on the Columbus soul scene, including retired DJs, producers, and important local artists, produced not so much as a glimmer of recognition at the name Penny & the Quarters. Though we loved the song from the first play, it may've ended up a bit buried on our original compilation, as #18 of 19 tracks. Four years later, Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label hadn't exactly become a huge seller, although listeners had repeatedly told us that the unfiltered studio demos that fill out the record's back half were true diamonds in the rough. But neither Penny nor her Quarters had appeared to claim credit for their efforts. Then, completely out of left field, we heard from respected screen actor and avowed Numero fan Ryan Gosling that Penny's piercing bit of stripped down doo-wop was being considered for inclusion in Derek Cianfrance's indie-weeper film Blue Valentine. What we didn't know was that "You and Me" had won a major role in what became an indie circuit hit, and that Penny & the Quarters would instantly assume the role of world's most famous unknown doo-wop group. Every week is a slow news week in Columbus, Ohio, and early January 2011 found the city recovering from the thrill of elevating Ted Williams_the formerly homeless guy with the awesome voice for radio_into a national news sensation. But both major daily newspapers in town, as well as the city's alternative weekly, also ran stories about how a lost and unknown Columbus soul group had become the musical centerpiece of a film already garnering Oscar buzz. That mainstream spotlight aimed at Blue Valentine and Penny & the Quarters did the trick: we finally made contact with the widow of Jay Robinson, lead Quarters' singer and songwriter. Robinson, it turned out, had also been the leader of Columbus doo-wop pioneers The Supremes (later known as "The Columbus Supremes," for reasons which should be obvious). Jay Robinson never did give up on the dream of writing a hit record; even so, the posthumous realization of his dream is cold comfort for his widow and daughter. With their blessings, we returned to those estate sale masters and pulled down another neglected track ("You Are Giving Me Some Other Love") from the still-unknown Penny and her now-partly-known Quarters. "You and Me" is a song that could not be suppressed: not when Prix failed to release it; not when Penny & the Quarters were forgotten; not when Numero stuck it at the bitter end of a much overlooked compilation. Its evolution from estate sale trash to silver-screen gold has finally returned it to big-hole 45, where it probably should have lived all along.
Hank Jacobs And Don Malone / Hank Jacobs And The Tko's - The World Needs Changin' / Gettin' On Down
Hank Jacobs And Don Malone / Hank Jacobs And The Tko's
The World Needs Changin' / Gettin' On Down
7" | 1970 | UK | Reissue (BGP)
10,99 €*
Release:1970 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A straight reissue of this super-rare funk single from 1970 on the Call Me label.

Original copies of this political soul anthem change hands for a lot of money.
William S. Fischer - Circles
Kool And The Gang - Kool And The Gang
Jim Sharp / Nick Bike - Inner City
Jim Sharp / Nick Bike
Inner City
7" | 2021 | UK | Reissue (Friday's Funky 45)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two of Canada’s finest Jim Sharp & Nick Bike have reconstructed Marvin Gaye’s hollowing classic Inner City Blues from the stems to devastating effect sure to rock your dancefloors for many moons to come!
Esperanto - Vegas
Esperanto
Vegas
LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Favorite)
22,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
After the recent reissue of their first eponymous album, Favorite Recordings proudly presents Vegas, the second LP from Venezuelan band Esperanto. Rare and sought-after for many collectors, it was recorded in between Las Vegas and Caracas and originally released in 1981. Following bandleader Jorge Aguilar in his musical trip to the infamous American city bathing into flashing lights and vivid colors, we're invited to an excursion in Disco, Boogie and Jazz-Funk territories. Finally reissued, fully remastered, Vegas will be available as Gatefold Tip-On Vinyl LP. With great care and attention to details, Esperanto managed to create a very convincing sequel to their JazzFunk debuts. Vegas keeps indeed a perfect balance between various influences. Through energic disco beats with intense funky solos, catchy AOR-influenced songs, where Jorge delivers convincing vocal performance, or sunny jazz-funk slow jams, the album still reveals something quite authentic. And this feeling echoes surely the one that could have been felt by Jorge Aguilar while discovering USA on a trip - where it all started for the music he loves. Like sometimes a foreigner's enriching view on some local specialty, he surely brought with the band all his authenticity and young but vibrant experience while convincing at the same time major labels for distribution. With certain notoriety coming with the release of their first album, Jorge Aguilar and his drummer Pablo Matarazzo planned to go to Los Angeles for a few gigs. But once there, they realized their contact had to leave for Tina Turner's tour in Europe. Before that, he invited them to come along to Las Vegas and eventually meet musicians there. Luckily, the plan worked perfectly: Jorge came back to Los Angeles with a lot of contacts then moved to Boston and NYC before finally coming back to Caracas. He told: "I was so impressed with this trip that I told myself that one day I would return to Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The first tracks I did them in Los Angeles with Kenny More, James Gadson and other session musicians from that city. Later, I took the tracks to Caracas where the musicians of the band recorded overdubs. After that, I returned to Los Angeles to master with Bernie Grundman who was still working in his small studio at A & M records studios in Hollywood. As can be seen in the title of some of the songs like "Hollywood", "Vegas", "Kenny's Place", were only the translation of my experiences at the time."
V.A. - Crown Jewels Volume 2 Golden Haze Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Crown Jewels Volume 2 Golden Haze Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Big Crown)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Crown is proud to present the next volume of Crown Jewels, our various artists compilation series that highlights some of the most popular tunes next to some of the more obscure.Every artist on Big Crown stands on their own two feet with ease, but together, something else becomes apparent. If you discover one artist on the roster and it brings you to the label, it's very likely you will find more that you enjoy. The Crown Jewels comps are just that, a chance to get a listen to the whole roster in one place. Even though not all BC artists can be found in the same aisle of the record store, after listening to Crown Jewels Vol. 2, it should be clear how they all fit on the same record label. When we started Big Crown we wanted to have a label that's only boundaries were defined by our taste, not by genre. We think that this is a perfect example of that. Thank you to everyone who has supported us thus far and please stay tuned as we have a lot more music on deck.
Lady Wray - Piece Of Me Deep Emerald Green Vinyl Edition
Lady Wray
Piece Of Me Deep Emerald Green Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Big Crown)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Crown Records is proud to present Piece of Me, the sophomore full length offering from Lady Wray. This is something of a homecoming for Nicole. Where her 2016 solo debut Queen Alone leaned more towards Soul and R&B with tinges of hip-hop, this record changes the mixture. It's still R&B with the textures of analog Soul, but there is a heavy Hip Hop influence that brings the sum of Nicole's career together in a new sound that will define her future. Boom-bap drums and chunky bass lines are front-and-center creating a perfect head-nodding backdrop for Lady Wray to take on the good, the bad, the difficult, and the joyful on her most personal collection of songs to date.

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

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

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

With past albums like the Lady project and Queen Alone, it's hard to not acknowledge that Lady Wray plus Leon Michels production equals magic. But this magic is also coming from the fact that Lady Wray is now squarely herself, calling her shots, and singing to help heal first—everything else is secondary. "It's a beautiful thing I've always wanted in my career, and now I have it," Lady Wray says. "They encourage me to be me all day long." This is Lady Wray at her finest, and she's giving us all a piece of where she's at these days.
Soopasoul - Twin Stix
Soopasoul
Twin Stix
LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Jalapeno)
22,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Soopasoul is a legendary name inthe UK funk scene. Originally known as a producer in electronic music circles, Danny Soopasoul stuck gold one day, putting together a band to record in a session where everything was played in live and loops and plug-ins were dropped in favour of real instruments and talented players. The final piece in the puzzle was realised when he stumbled upon on a local horn section so steeped in tradition and quality that it was immediately obvious they would bring the final magical ingredient to the table. Once they were brought in, the instant classic LP 'Twin Stix' was born.
Pleas for 7"vinyl singles from this revered album have been a constant since it's release. However calls for the album to make it's debut on vinyl too have gone unheard until now. This floor-shuffling, hip-swaying, jazz funk party monster is packed with funky beats and some seriously hefty signature brass action. Add the sassy vocals from ladies like Dionne Charles (Record Kicks /Tru Thoughts) and Sitzka, and you're guaranteed to discover that this gem of an album will be enjoyed for the foreseeable future.
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Allergies, The - Promised Land
Allergies, The
Promised Land
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Jalapeno)
25,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Allergies are back with a new album – Rejoice! And the feel-good funk, hip-hop swagger, and dusty vintage loops, is everything you need right now. Across the 13 tracks, producers Rackabeat and DJ Moneyshot dig deep into their souls, as well as their record collections, serving up a day-glo blast of super positive sampledelia that'll have you smiling from ear to ear. Built from scratch during lockdown, each song offers up a world to lose yourself in, free from any and all dark clouds. It's their Promised Land, and everyone is welcome to bask in the sunshine. Along for the ride is LA rap legend, Andy Cooper [Ugly Duckling], soul sensation Marietta Smith, dance music heavyweight, Dynamite MC, and the unmistakable voice of hip-hop royalty, Lyrics Born. Everyone got the memo, as career-best performances roll one after the other. And each singer, rapper, scratcher, and sampler, unites through the power of good good music. Highlights on the LP include the swamp blues meets half-time hip-hop monster, 'Lean On You'. The Latin funk bomb, 'Move On Baby'. Soul rollers 'New Thing' and 'Are You Ready', and the show-stopping and stirring Moby-ish beat banger, 'Promised Land'. Almost a concept album, the idea of fresh starts, strange new worlds, loss, solidarity, freedom, and the communities we find in clubs, festivals, and making and sharing music, began to come out, organically, through the song-writing process. "In a weird way the album wrote itself," says DJ Moneyshot. "We'd be lost in our own little world of hypnotic loops as days passed, and samples jumped out of the shelves, and just started to make sense as they got chopped and layered into these tracks." Early support for the singles, and response from fans across the globe, suggests that this, their fifth album, really could be something special. Come on in… Promo Support "Massive – a total dancefloor destroyer: The Allergies at their very best!" - Craig Charles on 'Move on Baby' "These guys are party rockers...and that's the truth" – DJ Format "If you're not checking for The Allergies, then you really are a stupid wally" – DJ Yoda Craig Charles Trunk of Funk (bbc 6 Music) – https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000xbq9

UK Radio Lean on You- BBC Radio 2 (Craig Charles) x2, BBC 6 Music (Craig Charles, Don Letts), BBC Radio Wales x4, BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Radio Leicester Soho Radio BCfm, The Face Radio,Radio X/xfm, Amazing Radio, Jazz FM (John Osborne), SWU FM, Totally Wired Radio, Solar Radio, Pie Radio, Hoxton FM x13, Working on Me – BBC 6 Music (Craig Charles, Don Letts), Jazz FM, Mi-Soul, BBC Radio Devon, BBC Radio Bristol x5, BBC Radio Wales x2, Funk By Funk Radio Move on Baby - BBC Radio 2 (Craig Charles) x2, BBC Radio 6 Music x4 , Jazz FM (John Osborne), BBC Radio Leicester, BBC Radio Bristol x2, BBC Radio Wales x9, Wwfm (Rob Da Bank), Totally Wired Radio, Amazing Radio, Solar Radio Are you Ready – BBC Radio 2 (Oti Mabuse for Rylan),BBC Radio 6 Music x2, BBC Radio 4 (Rajan Datar's Pick of the Week), BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Devon, BBC Bristol x3, X (John Kennedy), Amazing Radio x2, Kane FM, BCfm, Solar Radio, Radio X Manchester, Mi-Soul, Radio X/X FM,

International Radio Lean on You - Radio Krimi Playlist (France),The Face Radio (Brooklyn, Usa), Krxp-fm (Usa), Khhx (Usa), Ylex (Finland), Polskie Radio Czworka (Poland) x 8, Aire Libre (Mexico), 2ser (Australia), LRT Opus (Lithuainia) x3, Radio Stadtfilter (Switzerland), Xhof-fm/Reactor (Mexico), Working on Me – Kexp (Usa), Radio Stadtfilter (Switzerland), Radio 1 (Czech Republic), Radio Z (Germany) x2 , Primitive Radio (France) Move on Baby –The Face Radio x6 (Brooklyn, Usa), NPO Radio 2 (Netherlands) x5, Radio 10 (Netherlands), RTV Radio (Slovakia), Xhof-fm [Reactor 105.7] x3, Rabe (Switzerland), Frequence Mutine (France), Radio Kampus (Poland), Polskie Radio x14,WXPN-FM (Usa), Rabe (Switzerland) x2, RTV Radio (Slovakia), Aire Libre (Mexico), Kalx (Usa), Ckrl (Canada) France: Canal B Playlisted, Plum FM (Playlisted), Alliance + (Playlisted), Raje (Playlisted), Alternantes (Playlisted), Cote SUD FM, Radio Ballade, Radio Activ, Radio Activ Toulon, Radio Balises, Radio Laser, Frequence Mutine , Germany: RBB Radio Eins, Byte FM x2, Oldenburg Eins (Rotation), Umland, Bremen Zwei, Njoy, NDR Info, Tide, Tonkuhle, FSK Hannover, Hochschulradio Aachen, Hochschulradio Dusseldorf, Kolncampus, Campus FM, Free FM, Querfunk, Bermudafunk, WDR Eins Live, Radio X, Grenzenlos Munster, Wuste Welle, Radio Z., Superfly, Fm 4, Kanal K, Ct das Radio Are you Ready – FIP (France) x2, The Face Radio (Usa), Primitive Radio (France), Czech Radio Wave (Czech Republic) RtHK Radio 3 (Hong Kong), Ylex (Finland), Canal B (France) x5, Radio Kampus (Poland), Radio Z (Germany) x2, Radio Z (Germany) x2, Primitive (France), Base Fm (New Zealand)

Press Lean on You / Working on Me Wordplay Magazine - https://www.wordplaymagazine.com/blog-1/2021/4/16/the-allergies-ft-dynamite-mc-lean-on-me-single 45 Live - https://www.45live.net/magazine/article/the-allergies-lean-on-you-jalapeno Fleamarket Funk - https://fleamarketfunk.com/2021/04/19/the-allergies-feat-dynamite-mc-lean-on-you/ Backseat Mafia - https://www.backseatmafia.com/track-the-allergies-feat-dynamite-mc-lean-on-you-reach-out-to-each-other-and-glory-in-some-quickfire-fun/ Monkeyboxing - https://monkeyboxing.com/content/the-allergies-lean-on-you-feat-dynamite-mc-working-on-me-vinyl-7-video/ Lifesupportmachine - http://www.lifesupportmachine.co.uk/the-allergies-lean-on-you-feat-dynamite-mc/ Fresh On The Net - https://freshonthenet.co.uk/2021/05/faves403/ The Vinyl District http://www.thevinyldistrict.com/the-tvd-record-store-club/2021/05/graded-curve-new-stores-may-2021-part-one/ Listen with Monger - http://listenwithmonger.blogspot.com/2021/04/the-allergies-dynamite-mc-single-review.html Move on Baby / Are you Ready Carte Blanche - https://www.carteblanchemusic.nl/the-allergies-move-on-baby/ Fleamarket Funk - https://fleamarketfunk.com/2021/06/17/the-allergies-move-on-baby-b-w-are-you-ready/ Monkeyboxing - https://monkeyboxing.com/content/the-allergies-move-on-baby-are-you-ready-vinyl-7/ Backseat Mafia - https://www.backseatmafia.com/track-the-allergies-move-on-baby-let-the-bristol-sunshine-in-with-this-latin-inflected-banger/ 192kb.com - https://192kb.com/the-allergies-move-on-baby-b-w-are-you-ready/ Worldwide Hip Hop - https://worldwide.hiphop/music/move-on-baby-by-the-allergies/ Nieuweplaat- https://www.nieuweplaat.nl/soul-jazz/the-allergies-move-on-baby/ Listen with Monger - https://listenwithmonger.blogspot.com/2021/06/the-allergies-single-review Record Collector Magazine The Arts Desk - https://www.theartsdesk.com/new-music/theartsdesk-vinyl-65-solomun-black-sabbath-trojan-records-creation-seefeel-mot%C3%B6rhead-and?fbclid=IwAR23EisIwEtX0VFDGJWBqFNzNu38cYVIVXNAOmtxsuSo0oaEYgycmAFWywg Life Support Machine - http://www.lifesupportmachine.co.uk/the-allergies-move-on-baby-w-are-you-ready-ft-andy-cooper-marietta-smith/?fbclid=IwAR3CxPOPFsSxTBEdvX7Yxsm5zJ51F0sXc98eczOztTOkyKo0qcrhyaXWKB8 45 Live - https://www.45live.net/magazine/article/the-allergies-move-on-baby-jalapeno?fbclid=IwAR3kt6v7elDzIXoLwjEp3EEhxepgOsEWyjYp01EgnOenI7pTX_yWZ_RyFuA Divertir - https://www.divertir.eu/videos/musique-et-clips/the-allergies-move-on-baby-official-music-video.html Indie Music - https://www.indiemusic.fr/indiebox/#group-19 New KG - https://www.new-kg.com/post/the-allergies-présente-son-nouveau-clip-move-on-baby?fbclid=IwAR3ug8oo38hrkSW2NivxFM_4XNJlmJBl0jHhivWP3nvGHYx-rJXVSrsvSoo La Belle Onde- https://labelleonde.fanlink.to/june-released A Vos Marques Tapage - https://www.mediafire.com/view/rbmpb8h2x7wvoae/Capture_d%25E2%2580%2599e%25CC%2581cran_2021-07-19_a%25CC%2580_11.37.58.png/file

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V.A. - Die Notenbank
V.A.
Die Notenbank
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Black Pearl)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Black Pearl Records is very proud to present the new compilation-album "Die Notenbank", which features the East-German Beat- & Rock-scene from the end of the 60´s until the early 70´s and many of their bands, with some songs that have not been released before ! "Die Notenbank" was the first german-language Rock & Beat television show for the young audience in the GDR from 1969-1972 in a total of 8 episodes, and many bands celebrated their television premieres on this show. The concept for this program was invented by the filmmaker and Beat-music enthusiast Bernd Maywald, The goal was to give amateur bands the opportunity to play and show their talent to a bigger audience via television, to inspire other modern beat bands to become more self-sufficient, and of course for the young people to have something to dance to. The 8 tv-episodes with exceptionally creative early composition in genres of Beat to Jazz Rock was the result, and you could see and hear bands like Joco Dev, Modern Soul Septet, Electra Combo, Bayon, Horst Krüger Septet, Klosterbrüder, Die Puhdys and many more. In 2014, Black Pearl Records had the idea, in collaboration with Bernd Maywald, to put together a compilation with in particular still unknown songs, but as well the most oustanding songs from the show. After a long time researching for missing recordings, and numerous telephone calls for the bands and their members, Black Pearl is more than proud to present a great compilation with the finest DDR / GDR Freak Beat, Rock Funk to Soul Jazz.
Leon Bridges - Gold-Diggers Sound Indie Exclusive Edition
Diamond Cafe - The Way You Used To Love Me
Diamond Cafe
The Way You Used To Love Me
7" | 2021 | US | Original (Potions Music Nyc)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Digitally released back in 2018, this silky smooth blend of synth-pop and R&B, or as the artist would put it: bathing in a cloud of honey on a very foggy night music, finally gets a proper vinyl release. Limited supply, sold out from the source.
V.A. - French Touch 01 By FG
Round Robin And Brimstone - Round Robin And Brimstone Record Store Day 2021 Edition
Round Robin And Brimstone
Round Robin And Brimstone Record Store Day 2021 Edition
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Luv N' Haight)
18,59 €* 30,99 € -40%
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Record Store Day 2021 Release.
Limitation: 1200 copies.

The highly sought after self-titled album by Round Robin and Brimstone typically changes collector's hands for hundreds of dollars and has been on the radar of modern soul/boogie fans for some time with featured cuts on Kon and Amir's "Off Track Vol.1" and our own Groove Merchant Turns 20 compilation. Deep Funk/Soul enthusiasts also know "The Round Robin Monopoly" band which is another project by band leader Robin Lloyd.
Amy Winehouse - At The BBC
Kenny Mann With Liquid Pleasure - Kenny Mann With Liquid Pleasure
Kenny Mann With Liquid Pleasure
Kenny Mann With Liquid Pleasure
LP | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Mad About)
25,99 €*
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded and released in 1980 in a small local press in North Carolina, it became a Modern Soul Holy Grail. The original press is always sold over 1000 USD. Recorded and edited in 1980 in a small local press in North Carolina, it became a cult and a holy grail LP over the decades.
Hiatus Kaiyote - Mood Valiant Red / Black Vinyl Edition
Transport - Disco Fantasy Land
Transport
Disco Fantasy Land
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Albina Music Trust)
26,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
"It's a place where people go, again and again. The name of the place is Disco Fantasy Land." These lyrics introduce the title track of this previously unreleased Transport album from 1978. Featuring members of The Gangsters, Ural Thomas’ 1960s band, and Nu Shooz, this group has been under the radar since its inception, only recently rediscovered by Albina Music Trust. Though much is unknown, it has been said that this short-lived band was a going concern among heavyweights in the yesteryear of Portland night life. With homemade fog machines and custom electrical light detail, Transport's take on disco-funk calls to mind the clavinet sound of Stevie Wonder’s peak period, the glistening groove of A Taste of Honey, and the mystic pastiche that is Dee D. Jackson's cult release, Cosmic Curves. For the first time on record, listeners can finally hear the sounds of this singular Pacific Northwest outfit. Tragically, in their heyday Transport rarely found themselves performing in the city's upscale downtown venues. As was common with Multnomah County's predominantly Black acts, Transport's star shimmered then faded quickly as thinly veiled, racist Olcc regulations circumvented the group's efforts to excel as working musicians in downtown night clubs. In effect, the band's music was redlined to within Portland's only predominantly Black neighborhood, Albina. This session captures Transport at its peak. Helmed by engineer Bob Stoutenburg of Recording Associates, the original session has been exhaustively restored from tape and mastered by Gus Elg. Archival performance photography as well as a reimagined vintage poster is included in the package. The LP features cuts like “Move Your Body To The Music,” an ecstatic, sizzling slap anchored by Narvy James' deep pocket and bass-in-your-face courtesy of Randy Monroe’s right thumb. "Stay With Me" features the band's manager, Larry Lovely, on lead vocals with heavenly gospel harmonies a la Rosalind Johnson and Regina Irving. And the album's title track unfolds like "2001: A Space Odyssey," with interlocking clavinet and synth washes devised by Albina's ubiquitous keyboard team, the Sanders brothers. Lastly, it is the band's reckoning with cult disco classic “Always There” that takes this record to the limit. Unfortunately, this incarnation of Transport was short-lived and the group split up not long after the recording. While their presence was felt among locals, this small chapter in the group's biography is now readily available for listeners worldwide. The name of the place is Disco Fantasy Land.
Guts - Straight From The Decks 2 Black Vinyl Edition
Guts
Straight From The Decks 2 Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Pura Vida Sounds)
22,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Any DJ set tells you, unconsciously or not, about its author.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pura Vida

Guts
Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
V.A. - Aor Global Sounds Volume 5 1977-1984 Selected By Charles Maurice
V.A.
Aor Global Sounds Volume 5 1977-1984 Selected By Charles Maurice
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Favorite)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Favorite Recordings and Charles Maurice proudly present the 5th edition of the AOR Global Sounds compilations series: 8 rare and hidden tracks, produced between 1977 and 1984 in various parts of the world. Started in 2015, the AOR Global Sounds series was born from the will of Charles Maurice (aka Pascal Rioux) to share his longtime love for the AOR and WestCoast movement and highlight its influence for many artists in the late 70s and early 80s. In this 5th volume, he selected again highly forgotten productions, deeply infused with Disco and Soul flavors. Half of the compilation’s tracklist is naturally coming from the US, homeland of this music style, while the other half is made of productions from all over the globe, from France or United Kingdom to Venezuela. And for most of these beautiful songs, it came from artists and bands rather unknown and often released as private press. Often, these records will have a special story, sometimes they’re just part of the universal quest of finding true love. Nonetheless, they all carry a wide range of emotions magnified by the music. For example, “Don’t Take It Away” by Westside is as a love song about a new relationship, recorded in Minnesota and mastered on Sunset Bld. (Hollywood) by Bernie Grundman, who worked on Thriller – funny thing, the original LP is a picture-disc, which was still quite rare back in the days because the singer saw one from Mickael Jackson when visiting the studio. “Til’ Mornin’ Comes”, the only release by The Ferry Brothers, is also a love song, recorded in NYC with notably Gwen Guthrie, Vivian Cherry & Patti Austin singing as backup vocalists. On “What Its Meant To Me”, Jonathon Hansen remembers with emotion the good times spent with the members of his band including the vocalist he was in love with. On “J’Irai Squatter Ton Cœur”, Didier Makaga better-known as a French Boogie & Pop singer, arranger & composer, sings a charming declaration of love on a heavy and groovy eighties production. “You Never Know” by Rhapsody, recorded in Connecticut, sounds more like an East coast fusion of Soul and Jazz-Funk à la James Mason. “What You Do To Me” by Sugar Cane was highlighted on a Pittsburgh Rock Radio compilation: listening to this smooth ballad with its amazing Moog synth break will lift your soul. “Kailua” by Venezuelan Jazz-Funk band Esperanto, is a song about Hawaii which evocates bucolic dreamy nights facing the ocean, a typical AOR vibe. Finally, “I Need You” from Mark Williamson is a blue-eyed soul UK groover ending on a fouron-the-floor climax! And we could detail stories but our guessing is the best way to learn more about all these gems is to listen to the compilation, fully remastered from originals, and whether your preference is for vinyl or CD formats.
Eddie Chacon - Pleasure, Joy And Happiness Blue Vinyl Edition
Eddie Chacon
Pleasure, Joy And Happiness Blue Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Day End)
36,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Eddie Chacon experienced proper, peak-nineties acclaim in the soul duo Charles and Eddie: they scored a global No. 1 in 1992 with “Would I Lie To You,” appeared three times on Top of the Pops, and featured on soundtracks from True Romance to Super Mario Bros.. Their crooning style was clearly pop-ready, but undeniably reverent: the pair first met when Eddie noticed Charles carrying a vinyl copy of Marvin Gaye's "Trouble Man” on a New York subway train.

By that time, Chacon had already been navigating music in interesting ways, all the way back to his teen garage rock band with the late Cliff Burton (Metallica) and Mike Bordin (Faith No More). In the late ’80s, he released a full-length on Uncle Luke from 2 Live Crew’s label and signed to Columbia as a solo act. He was a working artist, always popping up in unexpected places: through the course of his career, Chacon would write, sing, or produce ten Top 40 hits around the globe.

In the words of Mac DeMarco: “Eddie Chacon is planet earth’s number one musician. Yesterday, today, and forever.”

Years ago, Chacon retired from music for a second calling as a fashion photographer and creative director. In an interview at the time, he said, “I was fortunate to have a 35-year music career and felt that there wasn't that much more for me to say or achieve.” Very thankfully, that’s no longer the case. Private experiments, far from the major-label center he once frequented, began to feel urgent and new. “There’s nothing more exciting for me than getting to start from the beginning again,” he says today.

“Pleasure, Joy and Happiness” will be available July of 2020 on the boutique Los Angeles-based label Day End Records. This is a thoughtfully considered album of quiet, confident R&B: it doesn't jump out at you, but rather gets in you. Produced by John Carroll Kirby, the like-minded artist and collaborator with Frank Ocean and Solange Knowles, it features restrained percussion from Kanye West’s Sunday Service drummer Lamar Carter. Celestial soul as a break from chaos, these are quietly challenging songs as timeless as they are contemporary.

“What a rare and cool challenge it was for me to help Eddie re-emerge after a long hiatus,” says John Carroll Kirby. “I was excited to produce a record for him that captured the chill, laid-back wisdom and easy vocal mastery he has that you don’t see that much these days.”

Lead single “My Mind Is Out of Its Mind” finds a deep groove to try and contain spiraling heartbreak, while the sweet and wobbly “Trouble” balances the delightful near whisper of the title track “Pleasure, Joy and Happiness.” But even the project’s lightest moments feel sincere and mature. Altogether: a truly unifying release, coming from a man who's earned the right to share such a regal, romantic sound.

“I used to think to myself,” Chacon says, “if I ever make a record again, I’d want it to be a record you’d have to be my age to make.”
V.A. - Soul Slabs Volume 2
V.A.
Soul Slabs Volume 2
3LP | 2021 | US | Original (Colemine)
52,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Soul Slabs Vol. 2 Is A Collection Of A-Sides From The 7-Inch Catalog Of Loveland Ohio's Colemine Records. Specializing In Heavy Soul, Funk, And R&B, Colemine Prides Itself On Authenticity And An Old School Production Style, While Still Making Songs That Seem Fresh And Are Moving The Genre Ofsoul Forward. This 3lp Collection Of 27 Tracks Puts Their Diverse Catalog On Full Display, Many Of These Songs Being Presented For The First Time On An Lp. Featuring Artists Such As Durand Jones & The Indications, Kellyfinnigan, Ben Pirani, Jr. Thomas & The Volcanos, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Monophonics, Ikebe Shakedown, The Dip, The Sure Fire Soulensemble, Soul Scratch, And More!
Aretha Franklin - Singles 1960-62
Aretha Franklin
Singles 1960-62
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Honeypie)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A fantastic collection focusing on Aretha Franklin hits from the period 1960-62. That's when she started to gain fame as a unique and powerful singer who later became world-known as the Queen of Soul. A great selection of songs full of all the essential ingredients that will inform the development of Soul, Gospel and R&B. The perfect introduction to the spirit and art of the unforgettable Lady Soul.
Nanette Natal - It's Over / Love Signs
Nanette Natal
It's Over / Love Signs
7" | 2021 | UK | Original (Dynamite Cuts)
8,49 €* 16,99 € -50%
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Dynamite cuts 45s series is proud to release two Jazz gems by the wonderful Nanette Natal – she ain’t shy! What a voice!

“It’s Over” b/w “Love Signs both taken from the mega rare private press and incredibly hard to find LP “My song of something”. Both were part of the original Jazz dance vibe in the 90s.

This release will be in two parts; black vinyl x400 and a limited x100 numbered Red vinyl

A – “It’s Over’” starting off mellow, with her sillky smooth voice which segways into a beautiful up-tempo vocal jazz groove, with driving bass and drums. Nanette’s vocals are so pure and fresh; easily unleashing superb vocal power. If you like vocal Jazz this is a must-have; first time on 7” for the collection.

B – “Love signs” – Is another vocal Jazz dance classic. You can’t not tap those feet…Both massive 90s Jazz club tracks. which show the smooth, dynamic vocal power that Nanette has.
El Michels Affair - Adult Themes Colored Vinyl Edition
El Michels Affair
Adult Themes Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Big Crown)
23,99 €*
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 Heco-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 Anti...
Snips - Brainiac Edits
Snips
Brainiac Edits
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Barbershop)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Snips is the founder of Barbershop Records and co founder of Livin Proof, with over 15 years experience as one of Londons most prolific DJs and over 10 years worth of production credits across Hip Hops underground. 2018 has seen Snips emerge as a budding solo artist, fusing the production styles of Hip Hop, House, Soul and Funk in the same fashion as he is known to do behind the turntables.
With his debut album "The Barbershop" making waves on both sides of the Atlantic and his Single "The Product" On Classic Records garnering support from a cross genre selection of heavyweights such as Karizma, Benji B, Eli Escobar, House Shoes, J Rocc, DJ Spinna and Henry Wu, Snips returns on his own label Barbershop Records and delves into Edit territory once again with a second limited 45'. This release delves into some modern soul and jazz, flipping some new age cult classics to club friendly future anthem
Betty Davis - Betty Davis Blue Vinyl Edition
Betty Davis
Betty Davis Blue Vinyl Edition
LP | 1973 | US | Reissue (Light In The Attic)
36,99 €*
Release:1973 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.11.2022
* New Pressing On Blue Colored Vinyl *In 1973, Davis Would Finally Kick Off Her Cosmic Career With An Amazingly Progressive Hard Funk And Sweet Soul Self-Titled Debut. Davis Showcased Her Fiercely Unique Talent And Features Such Gems As "If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up" And "Game Is My Middle Name." The Album Betty Davis Was Recorded With Sly & The Family Stone's Rhythm Section, Sharply Produced By Sly Stone Drummer Greg Errico, And Featured Backing Vocals From Sylvester And The Pointer Sisters.
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