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Rob&Cats - Flame Aid / Eternal Bind
BBNG (BadBadNotGood) - III
BBNG (BadBadNotGood)
2LP | 2014 | US | Original (Innovative Leisure)
18,39 €* 22,99 € -20%
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Yeah, this is the 1st real album by Matthew Tavares (Keys), Chester Hansen (Bass) & Alex Sowinski (Drums).
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
2LP | 2018 | UK ()
13,99 €* 19,99 € -30%
Release:2018 / UK
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Picture Sleeve, limited to 1000 Copies. 16 Tracks, heavyweight vinyl. Chance the Rapper's 2013 mixtape Acid Rap marked him as one of the brightest new voices in hip-hop. For his next move, he's swerved left, collaborating with a crew of Chicago pals led by Nico Segal (a.k.a. Donnie Trumpet) on a warm, evocative pop-soul-jazz album that comes straight from the heart. Segal's horn parts and orchestration often provide the most charm — see the sublime paired tracks "Nothing Came to Me" and "Something Came to Me." Elsewhere, Chance stands out on the goofy "Wanna Be Cool," and guest appearances from veterans like Erykah Badu and newcomers such as Migos' Quavo add extra spice to this sweet treat.
Super Wings - My Love Is For You
Super Wings
My Love Is For You
LP | 1977 | US | Reissue (Good Find)
12,59 €* 27,99 € -55%
Release:1977 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Wings rock band was a child of circumstance born as a result of the Nigeria- Biafra war. It was the official band of the Biafra Air Force that was originally called the” BAF WINGS” The group became a formidable force to be reckoned with in the music scene barely three years later. With three successful singles and a long playing (LP) album to our credit, the way to stardom seemed within reach, Having wrapped up an engagement at Akuma on the night of Dec 27th, 1974, Spud, Okey and I set out for Aba the following morning in my car which I was driving but as fate would have it, the car got involved in a fatal accident at Azara - Obiato. Spud who sat at the back seat died on the spot. Okey who sat in the front seat was taken to several hospitals but passed on two and a half years later. I escaped luckily with minor injuries Our assets comprising the musical instruments, an electric generator and a ford transit bus had remained under the control of Arinze but the curtain was finally drawn when i learnt that Arinze was about to launch a new wings band within weeks. I fought gallantly to repossess my possessions but when eventually the crises deepened two factions, the Super Wings and the original wings emerged.
Lucid Paradise & Great Revivers - Star / Get On Up
Maurice A. Sixto - Lea Kokoye / Choses Et Gens Entendu
Maurice A. Sixto
Lea Kokoye / Choses Et Gens Entendu
CD | 2018 | US | Original (Rotel)
4,74 €* 18,99 € -75%
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two CD Digipak. Newly REMASTERED. Incldes the classic Lea Kokoye-Ti Ste Anize,J’ai venge le Rage and tenduring a popular Choses et Entendus.
Nick Waterhouse - Nick Waterhouse
Nick Waterhouse
Nick Waterhouse
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Innovative Leisure)
21,59 €* 26,99 € -20%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The debut single from Nick Waterhouse's forthcoming album Produced by Paul Butler (Michael Kiwanuka, The Bees, Devendra Banhart) bridges the gap between Rock n' Roll & Waterhouse's unique take on Rhythm & Blues.

Joining Waterhouse in the studio were talented session players Bart Davenport, Flying Lotus collaborator Andres Renteria, flutist Ricky Washington (father of renowned saxophonist Kamasi Washington), and sax players Paula Henderson (Gogol Bordello) and Mando Dorame (JD McPherson).
Pixvae - Cali
LP | 2019 | CH | Original (Bongo Joe)
10,49 €* 20,99 € -50%
Release:2019 / CH – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bongo Joe calls this "afro colombian crunch". More infos are on the way.
I, Ced - Percu Xl Middleton Remix Feat. Moniquea / Percu Original Version 7 Edit
I, Ced
Percu Xl Middleton Remix Feat. Moniquea / Percu Original Version 7 Edit
7" | 2019 | US | Original (MoFunk)
6,49 €* 12,99 € -50%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
I, Ced has been something of a “best kept secret” among creators and aficionados of modern soul music. His wide array of skills ranges from production to vocals, keys, and studio mixing. His talents have found him in the company of many heralded contemporaries, including Jean Grae & Quelle Chris, Coultrain, Jimetta Rose, & Dam Funk. After having lent his talents to so many other luminaries in the underground music scene, Ced is now poised to make an impact with his own material, via his next project on Los Angeles-based MoFunk Records. As a label best known for synth-heavy west coast funk tunes, the partnership with I, Ced marks a daring expansion of the MoFunk sound.

I, Ced unites his distinctive “future soul” aesthetic with XL Middleton’s left side bump on the remix to “Percu,” first heard on Ced’s “What Are We Looking For?” album. It’s a stellar marriage of sharp synth bass, warm Moog-style leads and shimmering Rhodes chords with Ced’s hypnotic vocal chants and thickly-layered percussion sections, from which the track clearly derives its name. The remix is further heightened with an emotive vocal performance from fellow MoFunk artist Moniquea. As a bonus, the original version of “Percu” is included on the b-side, marking the first time any of the tracks from “What Are We Looking For?” have been pressed to wax.

With a limited run of 300 7”s this release is sure to move quickly, carrying broad appeal for followers of the modern funk movement or contemporary soul alike.
BSTC - Venus & Mars / Fly
Gordon Koang - Mal Mi Goa / Salaam
Gordon Koang
Mal Mi Goa / Salaam
12" | 2019 | US | Original (Music In Exile)
13,19 €* 23,99 € -45%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
* Extremely limited Australian pressing of South Sudanese legend Gordon Koang
* Pressed on Red Vinyl
* Limited to 150 Copies Gordon Koang Duoth is a Neur speaker and musician hailing from the Upper Nile region of what is now South Sudan. Accompanied by his cousin Paul Biel, Gordon performs a blend of traditional Neur rhythms and original compositions in English, Arabic, and his native language, Neur.Having recently arrived in Australia seeking refuge from a country torn by civil war, Gordon and Paul are attempting to raise funds and awareness to help their family emigrate and settle safely in Australia. Musicians of a world-class standard, Gordon and Paul have previously toured throughout Europe and North America, performing to sell-out crowds. They are currently waiting approval of permanent residency in Australia, which will allow them to once again travel and perform around the world.‘Mal Mi Goa’, Gordon’s first release for the Music in Exile project, is a song sung in his native Neur language, calling for peace between the people of Sudan and also around the world. It was recorded by Stefan Blair in a cramped attic studio in Collingwood in the cold Melbourne winter of 2018, where Gordon and his cousin Paul would come for weekly jam sessions punctuated by conversation and shared meals. It was during these sessions that many local Melbournemusicians had the opportunity to meet Gordon, dropping by for a chat and marvelling at his incredible skill on the thom, a kind of Sudanese banjo that has been in Gordon’s family since his days back in Sudan.The track is backed on the B-side by another one of Gordon’s peace songs, this time sung in Arabic and titled ‘Salaam’, literally, peace. As a speaker of English, Neur and Arabic, Gordon’s songs can often be found in various forms and multiple languages, yet they will often revolve around central themes of peace, love and harmony amongst the people of the world. He is an incredibly passionate and gentle man, always moments away from one of his trademark smiles. To hear Gordon speak of the human race and his dreams for peace is truly an inspiring and uplifting experience.
Yoich Takeuch - Nightrunning / Omo
North Of Loreto - ROC UIT IU
North Of Loreto
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Com Era)
6,04 €* 10,99 € -45%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This Jacko track needs no introduction, an all time soul and disco classic from the late 70s, revisited and rearranged in pure 80's plastic flavor by Bassi for his new "North of Loreto" project, only available as a 7" exclusive release, super limited to 200 copies worldwide!
T-Max The Novelist - Fix Your Face
T-Max The Novelist
Fix Your Face
12" | 2019 | US | Original (Underground)
9,99 €* 19,99 € -50%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tmax TheNovelist's new single, "Fix Your Face" was recorded in Boston, MA. This limited edition 12" vinyl features a B side 1998 Tmax recording which was recently featured in an episode of SHOWTIME's Ray Donovan. Both songs were produced by Dow Brain.
Lucid Paradise & Great Revivers - Not The One (Get Out) / B-Boy Anthem
Kristoffer Eikrem & Bendik Baksaas - 8 Duets
Kristoffer Eikrem & Bendik Baksaas
8 Duets
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Mutual Intentions)
14,29 €* 21,99 € -35%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited vinyl pressing with the best cuts of their double-cassette album from 2018.
Tara Priya - Who You Do / Rollin
Tara Priya
Who You Do / Rollin
7" | 2014 | EU | Original (Mocambo)
4,99 €* 9,99 € -50%
Release:2014 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Neo-northern-soul sensation Tara Priya with her first ever vinyl release!
Hanz Mambo & His Cigarettes - The Rays / Fishermans Day
Dave Maze Presents Ugochi Nwaogwugwu / Spike Rebel - Ndi Kanyi (My People) / Vibing For Souls / Runnin
Dave Maze Presents Ugochi Nwaogwugwu / Spike Rebel
Ndi Kanyi (My People) / Vibing For Souls / Runnin
12" | 2019 | US | Original (D & E Recordings Chicago)
19,19 €* 31,99 € -40%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
D&e Recordings Chicago Ndi Kanyi (My People) limited edition 12 inch vinyl Afrobeat Groove featuring the afrobeat Vocalist Ugochi Nwaogwugwu “the African Butterfly.” Ugochi Nwaogwugwu has been on several albums with the Legendary Tony Allen. Ndi Kanyi is her latest Afrobeat Vocal sensation. The funky deep bassline and west African guitar played by Spike Rebel is outstanding. Chicago DJ/Producer Dave Maze bringing the funky Afrobeat arrangements alive. Vibing for Souls is a funky 106 BPM Tune with Spike Rebel playing groovy vibes to this track. Dave Maze bring his soulful production to this slow tempo funky groove. Spike Rebel and Dave Maze teamed up to Produce the track Runnin is a soulful House track with an unique soulful sound and an analog upright bassline out of the world.
Giuseppi Logan Quartet, The - The Giuseppi Logan Quartet
Giuseppi Logan Quartet, The
The Giuseppi Logan Quartet
Tape | US | Original (Personal Affair)
8,24 €* 14,99 € -45%
Release:US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
ESP-Disk’ reissue on cassette tape w/ sleeve limited edition. On November 11th, 1964, Giuseppi Logan went to Bell Sound Studios to record his first album for the newly formed ESP-Disk' label. Bernard Stollman discovered Giuseppi and others who would form the nucleus of his label at the October Revolution Concert of 1964. For the recording, Giuseppi chose friends and fellow music companions Don Pullen and Milford Graves, and added bassist extraordinaire Eddie Gomez. The session is rich with imagination, and added to the dimension of musicians who would become the roster of ESP-Disk'.
Laneous - Monstera Deliciosa
Monstera Deliciosa
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Soul Has No Tempo)
17,54 €* 26,99 € -35%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
“A genius” - Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote)
“One of the most incredible live performances I’ve seen” - Gilles Peterson (BBC)
“He's like a human centipede sewn out of all the greatest musicians from the past 80 years’” - Liam Pieper

Emerging from Brisbane’s music-art bohemian West End in 2008, self-taught, prodigious musician Lachlan Mitchell aka Laneous, began his eclectic and colourful journey in music as the leading member of funk band KAFKA, stamping his trademark falsetto croon on an Australian music landscape that wasn’t quite ready for an artist whose standout influence was D’Angelo’s ‘Voodoo’. Word of their talent soon reached UK’s perennial tastemaker Gilles Peterson who featured the band on his compilation, Brownswood Bubblers Four alongside other breakthrough acts at the time, Mayer Hawthorne, Floating Points and Lone. A world-class guitarist, vocalist, composer, visual artist and – significantly - muse, Mitchell’s unique ability to shine, create and inspire across genres was his obvious forte, even then. Regularly sought after to provide features for other bands and cover art for Hiatus Kaiyote albums Tawk Tomahawk and Choose Your Weapon, he worked diligently to support his community. But while Hiatus’ Nai Palm told media Laneous was “a genius” he often credited music and drawings to pseudonyms.

In 2016, after 8 years of humbly dominating the Australian underground art, soul and jazz scene [with ‘mutant-soul/croon punk’ cult group Laneous & The Family Yah, reggae band Kooii and improv-jazz-beat trio, Vulture Street Tape Gang] Mitchell relocated to Melbourne - a move that would instigate and inspire the long-awaited debut solo LANEOUS record that fans and peers had been craving for nearly a decade. Excited to create new music with an artist they’d previously referenced as an inspiration, Paul Bender and Simon Mavin (Hiatus Kaiyote) came on board swiftly, joined by Hudson Whitlock (Cactus Channel) on drums and Donny Stewart (Jazz Party) on vibraphone and flugelhorn - a key element in bringing Mitchell’s vision of an exotica/soul infused album to life. In classic Laneous fashion, the musical references for the record run deep, winding through an eclectic array of artists from Martin Denny, Burt Bacharach and The Beach Boys to Shuggie Otis, Wild Cookie and Wu-Tang.

The debut single Modern Romance was unleashed in October 2018 with a kinky, captivating visual accompaniment that marked the return of the Laneous legacy. After selling out the Melbourne launch of the single, the band was invited to headline Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM x Northside Records live Melbourne broadcast, teasing exclusive album cuts and drawing high praise from Peterson, stating it was “ of the most incredible live performances I’ve seen’.

Out May 10 via Soul Has No Tempo, Mitchell’s MONSTERA DELICIOSA stands as a sublime genre work, peerless in Australia - his magnum opus bears the name that’s backed him from day one:

Bees, The / Little Big Man - On -The Sound Of On Records 1987-1989
Bees, The / Little Big Man
On -The Sound Of On Records 1987-1989
12" | 2019 | EU | Original (Egoli)
10,19 €* 16,99 € -40%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
The late 1980s in the rainbow nation was a time when disco was mutating into what was becoming known as Bubblegum: pop music aimed at the black population of South Africa.
Bubblegum was a response to Western styles like disco and the fast spreading house music which originally came from the black ghettos of Chicago and New York. When the second Summer of Love took over the UK in 1988, first house, and other electronic music styles conquered South Africa as well. DIY - do it yourself - a motto that had already appeared in the punk movement, lifted the young local scene to the next level. With a minimal set up - keyboards, some drum machines and samplers it was suddenly possible to make music without having to rent expensive studios.
The Bees are probably the best known group, releasing only a few album in 1988-1989 and a handful singles that are now highly collectible. Their sound is electronic, hypnotic and highly danceable.
As is the case for Themba Wawelela is a prolific South African artist/producer who is best known under the monniker ''Little Big Man''
1 of 3 12" in a compilation of tracks from The ON label which was active in South Africa between 1987-1992, an era following the end of the apartheid regime and defining the new sound of Young Black South Africa in the early 90s
Dominic Cravic & Les Primitifs Du Futur - Résumé des épisodes précédents Record Store Day 2019 Edition
Dominic Cravic & Les Primitifs Du Futur
Résumé des épisodes précédents Record Store Day 2019 Edition
2LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Souffle Continu)
22,74 €* 34,99 € -35%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
* First ever anthology of Les Primitifs du Futur with new exclusive cover artwork by legendary comic book author Robert Crumb

* 2xLP with 20 page booklet with all Crumb previous artworks for the band’s albums plus unseen photos.

* RSD exclusive, no repress.

Nicknamed the Primdufs, they are neither Smurfs nor cave dwellers, just a happy collective of musicians who always have their instruments at the ready. They all have an inexplicable passion for a musical genre that some could consider obsolete, outdated and antique: the French ‘valse musette’ (a kind of popular swing waltz music, ndlt). But let’s be clear, this has nothing in common with the smutty chords of popular balls and singalongs in little town halls, nor with the trills of another generation linked to names like Horner or Verchuren in afternoon tea dances. No, this is ‘bal musette’ with balls, genuine, virile, authentic, and athletic, which used to get the blokes and the birds jivingin the no-man’s land of demolished forts around what the Parisians call Paname.
Seen like that it is easy to imagine that the Primitifs du Futur, for that is their name, enjoy carefully recreating in minute detail museum pieces from the pungent remains of past festivals. It is more than that. Because though these noble savages like rummaging around in 1920s Paris, they don’t shy away from including rhythms from all over the planet, rhumba from Zaireto, gypsy jazz, Hindu waltzes or Argentine tango, blues, ‘paso doble’ or ‘chanson réaliste’.

It all began in 1986, when Dominique Cravic, ‘’ukukeke’’ champion and a renowned guitarist who learned from jazzmen like Lee Konitz or Larry Coryell and also played with Georges Moustaki and Henri Salvador, met a certain Robert Crumb. Yes, the legendary comic book author from the great days of the US psychedelic underground in the 70s, the creator of Fritz the Cat and Mr Natural in person, the same man who also created the cover for ‘’Cheap Thrills’’ by Janis Joplin. Crumb plays banjo and mandolin, collects 78 sof blues, jazz and… musette. The two cronies then composed their own made-to-measure orchestra, alongside many famous names including accordionist Daniel Colin, clarinettist Bertrand Auger, saxophonist Daniel Huck, bassist Jean-Philippe Viret or singer Claire Elzière (sorry, it’s impossible to name them all). This great group has recorded four albums since 1986 (all with sleeves drawn by Crumb), some including guest stars such as Pierre Barouh, Jean-Jacques Milteau, AllainLeprest, Sanseverino or Olivia Ruiz.

For thirty years, the Primitifs du Futur have carried the torch of musette to the four corners of the earth, from fiestas to festivals, and today release a double vinyl, entitled ‘Résumé des épisodes précédents’ which brings together the best of their adventures. It is a refreshing and heartening cocktail of ‘’world tribal musette’’, as they call it, which, in these electro digital times, has a rejuvenating effect, amagic swing potion. Les Primitifs du Futur take us back to the future.

“THE PRIMITIFS DU FUTUR travel on sound waves back in time to the early twentieth century and make the world seem like a far better place than it ever actually was. I cant get the band's music off my turntable or out of my head. Accordion, mandolin, harmonica, saxophone, musical saw, and beautiful haunting melodies—what’s not to love? Even their sad songs make me happy.”

Art Spiegelman.
Harry Case - Magic Cat
Earl English & The Apachies / Apachies, The - Trying To Make Ends Meet (Six Toe Version) / Trying To Make Ends Meet (Big 8 Version)
Anthony Mills - Blue Collar Work Ethic
Anthony Mills
Blue Collar Work Ethic
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (SingSang)
14,84 €* 26,99 € -45%
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Anthony Mills-Blue Collar Work Ethic is a 12 song vinyl of storytellin. Comprised of life tasted tracks that have propelled Anthony Mills' writing, sangin and producing to the sauciest most personal level undated. Blue Collar Work Ethic gives attention to Mills' Louisiana roots by way of his factory town Akron, Ohio upbringing.
Nick Waterhouse - I Feel An Urge Coming..
Nick Waterhouse
I Feel An Urge Coming..
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Innovative Leisure)
7,19 €* 8,99 € -20%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
"His style is all his own"

"The second coming of soul"

"Brisk, self-contained, a little mysterious, and catchy enough to revisit again and again"
Erasmo Carlos - Amor E Isso
Erasmo Carlos
Amor E Isso
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Polysom)
25,19 €* 35,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Polysom releases 31st album from Erasmo Carlos
Robochop - Slow Jams
CRAC - All For You HHV Exclusive Bundle
All For You HHV Exclusive Bundle
LP+7" | 1980 | UK | Reissue (King Underground)
26,39 €* 32,99 € -20%
Release:1980 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
"All For You" by CRAC from 1980. This is the first reissue on vinyl. Comes with a bonus 45. Only at HHV in the EU.

The band C.R.A.C. was formed in 1974 by bassist/vocalist Rick Cua, drummer Tommy Rozzano, keyboardist Larry Arlotta, and lead singer/percussionist Ricky Chisholm. Their name is an acronym for the founding member’s last names. Playing mostly popular covers, the band’s main gig was four nights a week at a Syracuse, NY club called Big Daddy’s. It didn’t take long before Big Daddy’s was packed whenever C.R.A.C. was there.

As they gained popularity, a variety of opportunities presented themselves. Soon, they had enough new gigs to leave Big Daddy’s and focus on their budding career.

Drawing inspiration from other bands in their genre, their passion for music, and the success of their first radio single, “Of The Lites,” they continued to add to their repertoire of songs written by members of the band. Fresh off the high of their radio debut, they added two new members: guitarist Ronnie DeRollo and singer/percussionist Duane “Spoon” Walker. C.R.A.C., or as they became known at this time, CRAC, continued on their upward trajectory as one of New York’s premier funk and R&B bands.

1977 saw another change in the ranks as singer/percussionist Matt Greely and drummer David Hanlon came onboard. The band continued to expand its territory throughout New York and New England.

The final additions to CRAC included keyboardist/vocalist Doug Hall, percussionist Emedin Rivera, and drummer/vocalist David Corcoran. The busier the band got, the more their talent grew, and this afforded some members the honour of playing with such well-known artists as Maynard Ferguson, Melba Moore, Sea Level, Duke Jupiter, and The Outlaws.

The opportunity to share their music with fans, old and new, has been an unexpected blessing for the band. Seven of the eleven members represented on the “All For You” record are still actively involved in music, and the four that are no longer with us have a front-row seat to watch their music recapture the hearts of a new generation.
Ultimate Ovation & The Force Of Power - Baby Girl / Stomp The World Feat. McKinley Jackson
Yutaka Hirasaka - Element
Robert Lee & The Exquissites - Tears Are Falling / Lisa
Luie Luie - Touchy Gold Vinyl Edition
Luie Luie
Touchy Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Reissue (Toxic Toast)
25,19 €* 35,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
First official vinyl reissue /// Limited to 500 LPs pressed on Gold Vinyl /// In the 1970's, an outsider multi-instrumentalist known as Luie Luie created a conceptual album titled “Touchy”. The album consists of instrumental tracks each containing their own monologue that connects them to the concept of Touchy through dance or emotions. Luie plays every instrument on the album in his unique style that mixes Jazz, Latin, and Funk for a very unique sound that cannot be easily described. His performances are very raw and unpolished, and his performances are at times very unconventional.

Several hundred LPs were privately pressed and sold directly by Luie himself in 1974 and have become a rare collectors item, fetching several hundred dollars for an original copy. The album has been in such demand that European bootleggers pressed an unofficial run of LPs. Toxic Toast Records brings you the first ever officially licensed vinyl reissue of “Touchy” by Luie Luie. Limited to 500 on gold vinyl.
Hillary & The Unbelievable Two - Fear Not / Spaces
Marc Davis - Purple Line EP
Marc Davis
Purple Line EP
12" | 2019 | US | Original ()
29,99 €* 39,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two edits of unreleased Prince demos. Limited to 100 copies.
Grand Marquis - I Can't Put You Down / I'll Never Be Satisfied
Grand Marquis
I Can't Put You Down / I'll Never Be Satisfied
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Teenage Heart)
9,09 €* 12,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Unknown Soul legend Tony Ashley was murdered
right before his big break... his songs are all we have
left of him now. Kansas City based musicians Grand
Marquis picked two of their favorite tracks of his and
covered them in fine funky style. Limited to 300
copies, all proceeds from this release will go to the
Ashley family.
Berlin Lama - Ego / The Push
Berlin Lama
Ego / The Push
7" | 2017 | EU | Original (Ish)
5,99 €* 11,99 € -50%
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Heavy like a brick and swift like stray cat, our man Berlin Lama knows his craft. From the forthcoming album 80 BMX, Ish has the pleasure of offering the vinyl version of Ego plus the exclusive b-side track The Push.
We have already received phone calls from Flylo and Stanley Kubrick, but be patient folks, Berlin Lama is here to stay and his music too!
BBNG (BadBadNotGood) X Little Dragon - Tried
BBNG (BadBadNotGood) X Little Dragon
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Innovative Leisure)
9,59 €* 11,99 € -20%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
"Swedish electronic band Little Dragon and Toronto jazz outfit BADBADNOTGOOD create the type of lush, ambient ear worms that loop in your brain for days on end"

The final chapter of BADBADNOTGOOD's IV Studio Sessions features a stunning collaboration with Swedish outfit Little Dragon. Yukimi's lush vocals over BADBADNOTGOOD's instrumentation prove yet again that the possibilities & discovery in their musical quest are infinite.
Ce Raid Solitaire - Transperce
Ce Raid Solitaire
12" | 2019 | UK | Original (Firecamp)
8,44 €* 12,99 € -35%
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
« Beauty of the world, chaos of the mind. »

“French music producer Coni presents Transperce, the first record under his project Ce Raid Solitaire.

Inspired by dramatic modern landscapes and haunting memories, the record is an attempt to seek beauty in the midst of a chaotic and saturated present.

Filled with the intensity of chasing rhythms, flicking hi-hats, fierce voices, melancholic pads and wretched distortion, Transperce evokes a state of industrial catharsis to the conscious mind.”
Bob James / DJ Muggs & Planet Asia - Farandole (Dna Edit) / Lions In The Forest (Feat. B Real)
Bob James / DJ Muggs & Planet Asia
Farandole (Dna Edit) / Lions In The Forest (Feat. B Real)
7" | 2020 | UK | Original (Originals)
12,34 €* 12,99 € -5%
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Back again it’s the return of the Originals kicking off the new decade with some pure fire and a fresh new label design. Side A features the Bob James classic break Farandole which has been spliced down to a 45 edit courtesy of them doctors of funk over at the DNA labs. Flip to the B side and DJ Muggs samples the A side to great effect creating a B-Boy banger featuring rhymes from Planet Asia and a guest appearance from B Real – sure to light up the dancefloor. Limited as always – don’t sleep – snooze you lose!
King Hannibal - Truth (Featuring Lee Moses) Black Vinyl Edition W/ Obi Strip
King Hannibal
Truth (Featuring Lee Moses) Black Vinyl Edition W/ Obi Strip
LP | 1973 | US | Reissue (Tidal Waves Music)
24,74 €* 32,99 € -25%
Release:1973 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Featuring Lee Moses On Guitar
First vinyl reissue since 1973
Remastered from the original tapes
Deluxe 180g vinyl edition Black Vinyl Edition

James Shaw (aka The Mighty Hannibal aka King Hannibal) was an American R&B, soul and funk singer, songwriter and record producer known for his showmanship and outlandish costumes. Several of his songs often carried deeper social or political themes. His biggest hit was 'Hymn No. 5,' a commentary on the effects of the Vietnam War on servicemen, which was banned on radio.

Shaw was raised in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta where he started singing doo-wop as a teenager, and in 1954 he joined his first group, The Overalls. In 1958 Shaw moved to Los Angeles where, under the name of Jimmy Shaw, he recorded several solo singles. At this point he also adopted the name 'Hannibal' and in 1962 he joined King Records, who released four further singles. Between 1962 and 1965 Hannibal also worked as a pimp in Los Angeles, a lifestyle that saw him dropped by King Records.

In 1966 (and back in Atlanta) Hannibal adopted a more socially conscious stance and wrote 'Hymn No. 5' which became his best-known recording, reaching No. 21 on the Billboard R&B chart. The success the track brought however fueled a growing heroin addiction, and Hannibal spent eighteen months in prison for failing to pay a tax bill. Released from jail (and free of drugs), he restarted his recording career in the early 1970s when he issued a number of singles and the album Truth, (1973) on the Aware label.

Trying to find a new direction in the late 1970s, Hannibal was employed on the staff as a record producer at Venture Records, before working on the Atlanta Voice newspaper and even taking up acting roles. in 2001 Norton Records released Hannibalism, a compilation album of songs written between 1958 and 1973. The cult film, Velvet Goldmine, also included fragments of his work and in 2009 he was the subject of a documentary film (Showtime!). Hannibal lost his eyesight in 2002 but still continued to perform live, and even enjoyed a seventieth birthday celebration on stage in 2009. The following year he contributed on Elton John and Leon Russell's album The Union. Hannibal passed away in 2014, at the age of 74.

Hannibal’s larger-than-life performance aesthetic, combined with his willingness to address social issues in many of his songs, make him an important figure in the history of soul and funk, and a legacy worth examining.

Today we present to you the first (official) vinyl reissue of King Hannibal’s 1973 masterpiece Truth. Expect mad funky soul classics and intense dirty tracks backed by energetic musicians from the likes of Lee Moses, George McCurn (The Staple Singers) & Herman Hitson (Jimi Hendrix). At times the tunes on ‘Truth’ drift into a mellower southern type of soul and at other times the raw, fuzzy & gritty funky guitars make it a full-on funk-rock type of album more indebted to Funkadelic. Even on the slower tracks the psych-fuzz guitar from Lee Moses washes over everything, leaving a delightfully hazy gauze perched atop the simmering rhythms. The groove on ‘truth’ grabs you from the first note to the last.

Remastered from the original master tapes by Ginn Music Group-Aware Records, this reissue is now available as a deluxe 180g vinyl edition (limited to 500 copies).
Mark Wingfield & Gary Husband - Tor & Vale
Mark Wingfield & Gary Husband
Tor & Vale
2LP | 2019 | US | Original (Moonjune)
21,69 €* 30,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A true meeting of the spirits, Tor & Vale showcases the remarkable chemistry between two extraordinary players, guitarist Mark Wingfield and pianist Gary Husband. A gem of nuanced interaction and rare potency, this intimate session is brimming with sparkling call-and-response exchanges and dramatic rubato exploration between the intrepid improvisers. “This recording captures and reflects the mutual enthusiasm and easy kind of compatibility we found with each other that was present at all times throughout the sessions,” noted Husband. “None of it felt forced or seemed to require a lot of effort at all. It just happened, just as you hear it.”
Alex Malajunta - Nota Morenota / Solo Quiereme
Alex Malajunta
Nota Morenota / Solo Quiereme
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Discos Mas)
7,69 €* 10,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two choice cuts of Dominican Cumbia / Reggaeton (Cumbiaton) fusion direct from Santo Domingo!
Dailey - Is This Love?
Nick Waterhouse - Holly
Nick Waterhouse
LP | 2014 | US | Original (Innovative Leisure)
15,99 €* 19,99 € -20%
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Oh yes, Nick Waterhouse presents his follow-up "Holly" to the critically acclaimed album "Time's All Gone". Kinky!
V.A. - Dala Records Mixtape Cassette Store Day 2019 Edition
Dala Records Mixtape Cassette Store Day 2019 Edition
Tape | 2019 | US | Original (Dala)
12,59 €* 17,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
At Dala Records, we have one goal in mind: to cultivate organic music and share it with the world. With a concentration on high quality artistry and analog presentation, Dala Records strives to fill a void in today's music industry. With that, we present to you, in collaboration with analog tape manufacturer Recording the Masters, the first ever Dala Records Mixtape! Featuring 18 of Dala’s finest releases, hand-picked by founder Billy Aukstik and printed exclusively on RTM FOXC60 Type 1 Cassettes, the Dala Records Mixtape is the perfect introduction to one of the most soulful up-and-coming indie labels in the world. Packed full of R&B, Soul, Gospel, Folk, Rock, Pop and more, this mixtape is the perfect blend of moods ready to entertain any occasion. Come enjoy the sounds and get to know Dala Records!
Rudy Ray Moore - Dolemite For President
Rudy Ray Moore
Dolemite For President
LP | 2016 | US | Reissue (Dolemite)
20,24 €* 26,99 € -25%
Release:2016 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
You might think that a certain bad-hair-having, shit-talking presidential candidate is obnoxious, but there’s one man who would definitely be more dangerous in the White House: Dolemite. Traffic Entertainment Group is proud to reissue this hilarious and downright filthy album to celebrate the mud-slinging we’ll all beexperiencing this fall. And, of course, to remind the world of Rudy Ray Moore’s unique comedic genius. Originally released in 1972 in the middle of the disaster now known as the Nixon Years, the album is filled to the brim with Moore’s bawdy but debatably insightful takes on politics, sex and American society, funneled through the lens of his most famous persona, Dolemite. As it warns on the cover: “Rated XXX: For Adults Only.” And they aren’t kidding. The album’s lengthy first cut, “Campaign Speech,” is worth the price of admission alone. Ranting for ten minutes straight, Moore lets it all hang out, with every bit of profanity he can muster. It’s certainly interesting to hear some of his words more than four decades later. “I’m not promising you a chicken in every pot,” he bellows, in his trademark raspy scowl. “I’m not promising you a God-damn thing. If I am elected, I promise to legalize prostitution, marijuana, stealing, and every other motherfuckin’ thing you want to do.” Making fun of Nixon, George McGovern and Spiro Agnew, he continues, “We’re still waiting for that 40 acres and that motherfucking mule.” Towards the end, he brings forth a metaphor that, interestingly, would come true in the year of Moore’s passing, 2008: “The next thing I’ma do, I’m gonna move on my first act. I’m gonna get me 2,000 raggedy-ass painters, and paint the motherfucking White House black!” The rest of the album’s 13 songs are equally loud, offensive, funny and even – when the audience isn’t expecting it – serious. With a live soul group grooving behind him and a live audience yelling support along the way, he gives his fans what they want on cuts like “Dance Of The Freaks,” “Long Island Duck,” “Farting Contest” and “Chester & Mr. Dillon.”Released on black vinyl with its eye-catching original front and back artwork, it’s a great way to relive the comedic bravery and brashness of a truly unique man, Rudy Ray Moore.
Bokoya - Introducing
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Wadada)
15,74 €* 20,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bokoya - is a Jazz/Hip Hop band. The four musicians play together as if they grew up inside a drum machine.

They improvise, shape, and develop beats in the electric field of repetition and variation. Once a groove starts to vibe and people nod their heads, the audience is invited to become part of a unique improvisation.

Their first drop "Introducing: Bokoya“ is a call to the jazz and instrumental beat scene. Here they organically combine influences of instrumental beat producers and Hip Hop with the character of a breathing jazz quartet.

At the core of each track lies an excerpt from a live session further produced collectively. The results are songs wandering between composition and mixtape.

As a live band Bokoya created a strong and original concept of composing on the spot, performing unheard songs on the stage.

Between disciplined funk patterns, a haunting solo might appear, leading the way into a beautiful ambient soundscape.

Colorful grooving and floating atmospheres are built with the vibe and response of the audience.

Surely - every Bokoya performance will take you for a ride.
Daniele Brillanti - Hot Flash Of Fever 2
Lula Cortes - Rosa De Sangue
Lula Cortes
Rosa De Sangue
LP | 1980 | BR | Reissue (Polysom)
26,99 €* 35,99 € -25%
Release:1980 / BR – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Polysom official reissue and 180 gram pressing.
Florentino - Contrabando EP
Contrabando EP
12" | 2018 | US | Original (Mixpak)
9,99 €* 19,99 € -50%
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Heard in his DJ sets, his NTS radio show, and in the hands of tastemaker DJs from Bogota to Birmingham, now four of Florentino’s most sought after club bootlegs are being released to the world.

Contrabando takes a series of modern dancefloor classics and blends them with Florentino’s signature mutant reggaeton. Iconic samples collide with double-time dembows, twisted vocal samples, fluttering synths, and heavyweight sub bass.

A treatise on the recent history of global pop music that sounds best played loud in a dark club, Contrabando is true soundsystem music for the 23rd century.
Ill Considered - Ill Considered 8 Pink Vinyl Edition
Ill Considered
Ill Considered 8 Pink Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Ill Considered)
17,84 €* 20,99 € -15%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ill considered 8 was recorded live during our tour in the fall of 2018.
Agricolites, The (Jorun Bombay Funk Band) - Espresso Funk / Bakutsi Barista
Agricolites, The (Jorun Bombay Funk Band)
Espresso Funk / Bakutsi Barista
7" | 2019 | CA | Original (Black Buffalo)
12,74 €* 16,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / CA – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Jorun Bombay presents The Agricolites, Canada’s finest funk band!

Deep in the North End of Halifax, and under the careful direction of Jorun Bombay, the Agricolites gather in a small cafe and lay down sweet instrumentals that are a DJ’s best friend.
Rudy Ray Moore - This Ain't No White Christmas
Rudy Ray Moore
This Ain't No White Christmas
LP | 1996 | US | Reissue (Dolemite)
16,49 €* 21,99 € -25%
Release:1996 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Rudy Ray Moore was a storyteller extraordinaire, a hilarious, low-down dirty man, and a legit trailblazer in the world of no-holds-barred, fuck-the-censors comedy.

This classic, live Christmas album shows Moore in the 1970s form that cemented his late-night legacy. Side 1 is for early evening listening, when family and respectable friends might still be around. (The dirty stuff is for the flip.) The song "Merry Christmas, Baby" starts things off - a slow, dusty blues number bolstered by a wobbly but upright backing band. The song itself is PG, extolling the virtues of a caring partner and the joy of the season. Truth be told, it's a warm and wonderful holiday song.

With the band gently strolling behind him, he then lays into Christmas tales from childhood up through modern day trials, tribulations and hilarities. "I can remember when me and my brother were six years old," he says. "We hung our stockings up on the mantelpiece, and the health department made us take them down." Good old fashioned family fun.

But with the man also known Dolemite, the "down and dirty" is never far away. Side 2 is where things get good (and X-rated), for the late night listening pleasure. It all starts with Rudy retelling "The Night Before Christmas" - with his grooving backing band - in his trademark raunchy style, complete with mice and rats getting it on. Also included on this side is a psychedelic blues number, detailing Brother Rap's visit to heaven (to get dirty, of course). And it all finishes up with a thematically appropriate Christmas themed tale, with the term m*therf*cker used in potentially record breaking numbers.

It's what you'd expect from the legendary, foul-mouthed, groundbreaking comedy legend. A perfect way to keep the Holidays from becoming too much of a Hallmark moment
Greyheads - Homes
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Super Sonic Jazz)
16,49 €* 21,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Hailing from one of the world’s most famous harbours, Rotterdam, a true multicultural melting-pot, the music by 6-piece band called the Greyheads mirrors the daily life of this busy city. They approach jazz from a hip-hop point of view, or hip-hop from a jazz point of view, always carefully adding a perfect dose of other influences (all the members are heavily influenced by artists like Miles Davis, J Dilla, Herbie Hancock and Robert Glasper) with an exciting, groovy and vibrant tone.

After having self-released their debut EP "GREYHEADS × KYTOPIA" in 2017, they recently finished recording "HOMES", their first full length album.

Led by drummer Nello Biasini, this truly international band of like minded musicians was formed in 2016 and have since been busy creating their own, fresh and unique sound. Whether an intimate jazz club or the main stage of a big festival, they are all about creating a feel-good groovy vibe using live rlectronics, drum 'n bass, jazz, hip hop and pop fused together.

GreyHeads performed at NN North Sea Jazz 2019 and several other festivals such as So What's Next Festival, Jazz Delft Festival, Cutting Edge, ProJazz, Big Rivers Festival, as well as opening for the bands Moonchild and Knower.

'Homes' is a journey through space and time, travelling in opposite but jointed paths that lead to the places we call home. The concept of the record is to carry the listener to experience what every place and time can in any way, represent home, characterized by different atmospheres, sounds, images and sensations.
Nim Sadot - Nim Quartet II
Emilia - Emilia
Boca 45 - Move A Mountain / Bryan Munich Theme
Boca 45
Move A Mountain / Bryan Munich Theme
LP | 2018 | EU | Reissue ()
9,09 €* 12,99 € -30%
Release:2018 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Forty Five is the soundtrack of a life. A revolution in sound played out in stacks of 7” singles; a long player that pulls together the numerous disparate musical strands that have made Boca 45 (aka Bristolian
record selector Scott Hendy) the DJ he is today, in his forty fifth year on Planet Earth. Having previously made records for Grand Central, Jalapeño, Island and Domino, Boca 45 returns with a twelve-track album that’s semi-autobiographical and full-time firing on all cylinders.
The first single from Forty Five = "Move A Mountain” featuring the soulful vocals of New Zealander Louis Baker, heavy on the drums, dripping with soul & heavy on the funk "Bryan Munich Theme" - sounds like an incendiary lost ’70s library record; the perfect psych funk-flecked walk on music for a team of doughty outsiders destined to lift the cup.
Q.A.S.B. - Get Down / Double Decker
Q.A.S.B. - Thinking Of You / Thinking Of You Feat. Hiro-A-Key
Sax Machine - Funkpunk / Vibes With Us
Sax Machine - What We Gonna Do / Starred Not Shaking
Soul Tune Allstars - World / Natural Feeling
Soul Tune Allstars
World / Natural Feeling
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Soul Tune)
9,09 €* 12,99 € -30%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This is the debut 45 of the Soul Tune Allstars! and as the name suggests, the music is very soulful, the A side gives you "WORLD" a journey into the wonderful mix of Soul and Funk with a hint of Brazilian flavor. The B side "NATURAL FEELING" gives you a classic mellow Soul track to die for! needless to say you need this!
P.R.O. (People Rock Outfit) - Blacky Joe
P.R.O. (People Rock Outfit)
Blacky Joe
LP | 2016 | UK | Original (Soundway)
18,89 €* 26,99 € -30%
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Valuable reissue of a impossible-to-find album from nigeria! Essential for collectors of psych-rock-oddities and rare afro-sound!
Ill Considered - Ill Considered 8 Black Vinyl Edition
Ill Considered
Ill Considered 8 Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | UK | Original (Ill Considered)
18,69 €* 21,99 € -15%
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ill considered 8 was recorded live during our tour in the fall of 2018.
G.A.M.S. - G.A.M.S.
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Karl)
14,24 €* 18,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A download code is included. The first album of the new duo G.A.M.S. (Aandi Stecher / drums and Guido Möbius / feedback) - with special appearances by Mick Harris (Ex-Napalm Death, Painkiller Scorn a.o.) and Yuko Matsuyama (Hula Hut & The Seven Seas). Avaliable as 180gram LP & DL.Feedback leads a life of it's own. It is an uncontrollable sonic accident, usually ear-numbingly loud but sometimes also delicately ethereal. The essence of feedback is being released from bonds, its path is always one of intensification and escape. Its a physical phenomenon and hard to predict.
Rikki Aaron - Say What's On Your Mind
Rikki Aaron
Say What's On Your Mind
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Cordial)
18,74 €* 24,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Rikki Aaron are a duo that hail from Bristol, Connecticut and are best known for their in-demand rare soul single 'Say What's On Your Mind,' which saw release in 1980 on R.A.C. Records. The song was originally played by revered rare soul DJs covered up as Larry Hobson and then much later on as D.Watson. Rikki released a total of three singles on R.A.C. Records during the 1980s before drifting away from the music industry until now and the release of this limited album.
Cordial Recordings are proud to release this album that features a collection of the singles, previously unreleased songs from the early 80s and newer recordings. The CD version includes three bonus songs including the original versions of 'Say What's On Your Mind' and 'For The Love Of Music.' We believe that this album cements the Rikki Aaron legacy as an outstanding songwriter and performer of classic soulful songs.
Brainstory - Breathe / Sorry
Dan Penn - Blue In The Heart / Time To Get Over You
Dan Penn
Blue In The Heart / Time To Get Over You
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Soul 4 Real)
12,74 €* 16,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 400 copies. For Funk/ Soul, but also for Americana, Rock fans.
Renato Gama - Olhos Negros Vivo
Renato Gama
Olhos Negros Vivo
LP+7" | 2018 | EU | Original (Tropical Diaspora)
18,19 €* 25,99 € -30%
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Awesome Gatefold Vinyl LP with a bonus 7 inch! Renato Gama is an extraordinary and gifted musician. Based in Vila Nhocuné, a popular neighbourhood in the east of São Paulo’s periphery, “zona leste”, Renato Gama beautifully personifies the pulse against prejudice and social injustice that comes from the margins of Brazilian society and what social elites have chosen to ignore. A voice to be heard, for sure!

Renato Gama’s diverse musical projects, worth to mention is the Nhocuné Soul band, are a form of cultural and artistic crossbreeding with the goal of social emancipation. Renato Gama knows in person what people have to deal with in the periphery: a hostile environment full of difficulties, and despite all disadvantages there is a creative soul which flourishes, which raps and jazzes, which makes poetry and tells stories out of the poverty and inequality left by a careless State.

Last January Renato Gama gave an interview while sitting in the middle of a dirty narrow alley on the fringes of São Paulo. As he was talking about his project ‘Olhos negros no espelho’ and the live performance ‘Olhos negros vivo’ a police siren abruptly stormed the background and he, lowering his voice, said calmly: you see, this is the siren that shapes our world and makes up the things that we see etched in the retina of those ‘olhos negros’, the black eyes.

The live performance ‘Olhos negros vivo’ deals with the world of the black people, with their feelings and love, their parenting… with their committing suicide and being murdered. ‘Olhos negros vivo’ is a voice in the periphery, the experience of living the periphery, reinventing it and creating stories that speak the language of the people. Renato Gama’s music is a means against the standardization of cultural expressions and social relations in the periphery.
Mark De Clive-Lowe x GB - Power To The People
Mark De Clive-Lowe x GB
Power To The People
7" | Original (101 Apparel)
6,99 €* 9,99 € -30%
Genre:Organic Grooves
MARK de CLIVE-LOWE BIO: (MdCL) is one of the most innovative
producers and live performers you will find anywhere. Anchored by
the duality of his Japanese and New Zealander parentage and
Alexis Evans - She Took Me Back / It's All Over Now
Egle Martin / Grupo Bota - El Dombe / Papa Low
Ill Considered - Ill Considered 8 Purple Vinyl Edition
Ill Considered
Ill Considered 8 Purple Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Ill Considered)
17,84 €* 20,99 € -15%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ill considered 8 was recorded live during our tour in the fall of 2018.
Jonathan Hay, Benny Reid & Mike Smith - Follow The Leader: Re-Imagined As Jazz
Jonathan Hay, Benny Reid & Mike Smith
Follow The Leader: Re-Imagined As Jazz
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Hay, Reid & Smith)
25,64 €* 26,99 € -5%
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Jonathan Hay, Benny Reid, and Mike Smith had numerous discussions on how to respectfully, faithfully, and creatively re-imagine Eric B. & Rakim’s classic 1988 album, Follow the Leader. The difficulty was twofold. One, Follow the Leader is a revered and iconic hip-hop album and had to reflect its adoration. Two, how can it be translated to a jazz style, especially omitting the centerpiece, Rakim’s voice? Reid (lead instrumentalist – tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, bari saxophone, flute) and Hay’s (producer) initial strategy of replaying Rakim’s extended, rhythmically intricate rap verses organically morphed into a more improvised, classic jazz style. The emcee vocal style and flow along with Eric B.’s through-composed instrumentals, served as a model for Hay, Reid, Smith and musician Mani Ajami to draw inspiration.
V.A. - Tropical Diaspora Volume 1
Tropical Diaspora Volume 1
Tape | 2019 | EU | Original (Tropical Diaspora)
13,49 €* 17,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tropical Diaspora® Records compilation volume 1 is available for pre-orders and will be released in a limited edition for vinyl and cassette. This record is featuring 9 independent bands from all over the world with a total of 10 tracks. The record is transparent and contain a inner sleeve with the song lyrics plus a poster. This record is a powerful network of remembrances. It gives voice to the daughters and sons of the slave trade. It is testimony of how African slaves kept their cultures and history alive giving birth to one of the most amazing cultural experiments of humankind.
Jacaranda Muse - September Sun
Jacaranda Muse
September Sun
LP | 2012 | EU | Original (Heavenly Sweetness)
9,99 €* 16,99 € -41%
Release:2012 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Like their American Third Stream predecessors, the three musicians on stage, Donald Chifamba on cello, Vimbai Mukarati on sax and vocals and his brother Tinashe on congas and marimbas, accompanied by the experienced pianist Filbert Marova, produced a kind of music that resisted any kind of stylistic pigeon-holing. It also mixed the influences of classical music and jazz but added in pop, soul and the melodies of their Shona culture.
Far from the erudite elitism of the theorist of the Third Stream genre, Gunter Schüller, their compositions had a simplicity of melody and an earthy drive that entranced the audience and awakened my appetite for production.
Rudy Ray Moore - I Can't Believe I Ate The Whole Thing
Rudy Ray Moore
I Can't Believe I Ate The Whole Thing
CD | 1988 | US | Reissue (Dolemite)
11,24 €* 14,99 € -25%
Release:1988 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Another raucous and raw comedy album from Rudy Ray Moore's vast crazy catalog! He's got some nasty ass shit to talk and you will thrill with the exploits of Dangerous Dan, Lolita (who likes mucho peetah) and even Romeo & Juliet (!). Don't be ashamed if you find yourself repeating these bits to friends as there's plenty here to laugh at. This album is over 40 years old and a testament to the power and shock of Moore's material. If you need to catch your breath, Moore gives you a break by the album's end as he reworks one of his old vocal tracks with... well... some pretty nasty lyrics. What did you expect? This is a Rudy Ray Moore album!

- Mark Jason Murray, Biographer

Rudy Ray continued to cut his comedy party records, rappin' out his street rhymes with a little music behind. The room was packed with guys and gals, friends and partiers from the neighborhood. Dudes, pimps, gangsters, players, winos, and just plain Bad Ass Kids! And this album is breakout time! I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing blew the doors open, set the trend, the one that a decade later in 1986 launched 2 Live Crew when they sampled Rudy Ray Moore on hit singles "Throw That D" and "Get it Girl" from their debut album The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are. Through word of mouth and pure outrageousness the 2 Live Crew album sold over half a million copies.

And it didn't stop there!! Rudy Ray was now deep in the Hip Hop mix. 2 Live Crew's "Movin' Something" audaciously sampled "Romeo and Juliet," Rudy Ray's nasty duet with Lady Reed, aka Queen Bee from the Dolemite movies and one of Rudy's early label signings back in the day. Ice Cube with Funk Master George Clinton throws out in "Bop Gun" a Rudy Ray Moore line from on this very album, "No One Knows Where the Nose Goes." Big Daddy Kane loves the track "Dangerous Dan."

I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing is the album that sets the tone for the Hardcore Hip Hop scene. Here you can hear where Dr. Dre, N.W.A. Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, and Ice T got their stuff. Also where comedian Robin Harris took Rudy's joke "Piccolo Player" and made it one of his own laugh line bits. All of it jumped off
this album and swayed a generation. Straight off the street from shooting dice, playin' the horses in a bookie joint, and cruising in a lowrider car to smoking weed and late night listening when the kids are all asleep. Yeah, right!

As Rudy Ray Moore said, "Rappin' and cappin' is my game. And all those young men are rappin' good! BUT, when it comes down to rappin', I was through with it before they even learned what to do with it!!"

- Liner Notes by Donald Randell
Foreign Exchange, The - Leave It All Behind 180g Edition
Foreign Exchange, The
Leave It All Behind 180g Edition
2LP | 2008 | US | Reissue (Foreign Exchange Music)
28,89 €* 33,99 € -15%
Release:2008 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The second Foreign Exchange album reverses the rapping/singing split of the first. Not only is Leave It All Behind much more an R&B album than 2004's Connected -- it's more an R&B album than a lot of modern releases filed in that section, given that Phonte slips into MC mode only twice while otherwise putting his sensitive singing voice to full use. Even more nuanced and textured, and therefore more musical than Connected, Leave It All Behind is a concise and complete set of songs that brings out the best of both producer Nicolay and Phonte. More than ever, Nicolay's mellow but moving productions have that lingering, memory-triggering effect mastered by the late J Dilla, and a multitude of shades is cast: dreamy folk-soul that ranks with the Beauty Room and latter-day 4hero, lean and contemporary constructions that would fit within any adult-oriented R&B station's playlist, deceptively frictional backdrops that bridge hip-hop to West London broken beat, and even the intermittent unclassifiable moment, with several styles thrown into swirls of crescendo-enhanced dramatics. Joined by Connected accomplices Darien Brockington and YahZarah (her lead turn on "If She Breaks Your Heart" sounds even more like a lost Stevie/Minnie collaboration than the Jungle Fever soundtrack original), as well as Muhsinah (an earthbound Georgia Anne Muldrow), Phonte does not deliver knockouts, yet he is not out of his depth and never reaches beyond his grasp, exuding warmth and sincerity as effectively as anyone praised for inhuman range. Even when his lyrics deal in the less complicated aspects of relationships, his voice provides a gently bittersweet tint, as a man with his guard down whose articulations are neither reactionary nor based on some false posture. And with love as its core rather than impulsive lust, as well as its unified feel, Leave It All Behind is not just a unique and exceptional R&B album but also a soundtrack or means of communication -- when heat-of-the-moment resentment, a lump in the throat, or anxious longing get in the way -- for a real-life adult relationship.
Jimmy Sterling - If You Were Me, What Would You Do? / I Believe In Love
Jimmy Sterling
If You Were Me, What Would You Do? / I Believe In Love
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Six Nine)
9,74 €* 12,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
From The Independent Uk Label Six Nine Records Ltd, Based In Newcastle Upon Tyne, Jimmy Sterling Out Of Motor City Is Here With Two Fantastic Songs! On The A-Side A Brand New Tune Called “If You Were Me, What Would You Do? (T-Groove Remix)” Is Found, Whilst The Flip Holds A Previously Unissued Song Recorded In The 1980S – “I Believe In Love”. Definitely Not To Be Missed As It Is A Limited Uk Press With Small Hole And Full Colour Printed Picture Cover!
Elba Ramalho - O Ouro Do Po Da Estrada
Xoliso - Shingwanyana
LP | 1974 | UK | Reissue (Sharp-Flat)
27,19 €* 31,99 € -15%
Release:1974 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
In association with Sharp Flat Records, BBE is delighted to reissue ‘Shingwanyana’ by Xoliso, a rare as hen’s teeth Afrocentric psych outlier from 1974 via the northeast fringe of Pretoria, South Africa.

Building on the influence of acclaimed avant-gardists Malombo, Xoliso pushed Mamelodi’s nascent Afro-Jazz sound into the domain of Electric Tribal Rock and laced it with vocal chants, brittle fuzz, trippy flute and organ psychedelics.

File between Assegai and Batsumi and in reach of the Beaters and Kabasa.

Fully licensed 2019 vinyl reissue sees the album back in print for the first time in 45 years. Carefully restored from analog master tapes with beautifully reproduced original artwork. Strictly limited to 500 copies.
Amaj - I Know / Instrumental
I Know / Instrumental
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Tesla Groove)
18,74 €* 24,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
New Tesla Groove artists AMAJ release their debut, a modern soulful groove with a lush production, strictly limited edition 7" press
L'Eclair - Sauropoda
CD | 2019 | CH | Original (Bongo Joe)
8,44 €* 12,99 € -35%
Release:2019 / CH – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
What do you need to know about L’Eclair’s new record? Let's see. It was recorded in an undisclosed location in the mountains over the course of two days in October 2018 and it contains five tracks lasting approximately 37 minutes. The music is freer…it was captured live in the studio, there are very few overdubs, and it's mega-organic. But you better listen for yourself.
Muddy Waters - I'm Ready
V.A. - Tropical Diaspora Volume 1
Tropical Diaspora Volume 1
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Tropical Diaspora)
33,99 €* 39,99 € -15%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Tropical Diaspora® Records compilation volume 1 is available for pre-orders and will be released in a limited edition for vinyl and cassette. This record is featuring 9 independent bands from all over the world with a total of 10 tracks. The record is transparent and contain a inner sleeve with the song lyrics plus a poster. This record is a powerful network of remembrances. It gives voice to the daughters and sons of the slave trade. It is testimony of how African slaves kept their cultures and history alive giving birth to one of the most amazing cultural experiments of humankind.
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper - OST Miles Ahead
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper
OST Miles Ahead
2LP | 2016 | US | Original (Legacy)
27,99 €* 39,99 € -30%
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Movies / TV
Gatefold sleeve, features Wayne Shorter, Gary Clark, Jr., Herbie Hancock, Pharoahe Monch, Esperanza Spaulding etc.
Valerio Nazo, Luigi Di Nunzio & Blob - Vuoto Siderale
Valerio Nazo, Luigi Di Nunzio & Blob
Vuoto Siderale
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Voolcano Harmonix)
11,99 €* 15,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Conceived, studied and created by the three artists with very different backgrounds and characteristics, “Vuoto Siderale“ was composed during a year of sessions and aims to showcase the styles and musical choices of each individual. Nazo, a well-known producer of electronic music, Luigi Di Nunzio, an eclectic jazz saxophonist and Blob, co-founder and sound engineer of Voolcano Harmonix immersed themselves in the studio creating a concept album of 6 tracks that spaces from progressive electronic to more classical urban music taking similar concepts and developing ideas by combining the unpredictability of the jazz saxophone. The final touch is the meticulous care of the sound engineering and post-production that gives that cinematographic touch. Time, space and matter are transformed into a sidereal emptiness and confuse the listener whilst clear visions of distant and unknown worlds appear.
Intrigues, The - If The Shoe Fits
Intrigues, The
If The Shoe Fits
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Soul Junction)
13,99 €* 19,99 € -30%
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
In 1969 a local Philly group, The Intrigues, hit pay dirt with their self penned song “In A Moment”, initially released on their own Bullet label. This Thom Bell and Bobby Martin song was later picked up by the NYC Yew label and made it to #10 in the R&B charts that same year. An album entitled “In A Moment” and a further five Yew 45’s followed although none of these were able to replicate the success of their initial hit. Following two 45 releases on GRT’s Janus label in 1972, The Intrigues, Alfred (Al) Brown, Ronald Hamilton, James Harris and James Lee Jr later disbanded. Once again Al Brown was looking to form another vocal group and fortuitously for him found another Philly outfit, The Coalitions of “Instead How Are You” (and later Soul Junction) fame, who having lost their own lead singer Tony (Talent) Anderson, decided to merge with Al to form a new version of The Intrigues. This new look Intrigues featuring Al Brown, Alan Williams, Stephen Ferguson, Milton Williams and Bruce Fauntleroy who began to perform shows arranged for them by a New Jersey booking agent by the name of Lucille White. It is reputedly believed that Ms White was later responsible for introducing The Intrigues to record producer James “Channey” Turner a colleague of brothers Mervin “Lyric” and Melvin “Mystro” Steals. The Steals brothers former members of the group The Four Perfections of “I’m Not Strong Enough” (Partytime) fame, went on to become one of Philadelphia’s most prolific songwriting teams, their credits include, Magic Night’s perennial favourite “If You And I Had Never Met” (Roulette), “I’ll Do Anything For You, Ecstasy”, Passion And Pain (Roulette) a song later covered by Lee McDonald on his desirable Debbie Records “Sweet Magic” album. But the real jewel in the crown of the Steals songbook is their 1972 Spinners million seller “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love” (Atlantic). The Steals brothers are currently producing in collaboration with Detroit main man McKinley Jackson a new CD EP project on the Chairman Of The Board (Featuring Ken Knox).
During 1978 The Intrigues under the Steals brothers and James “Channey” Turner supervision entered Bill Holland’s New Jersey Studio to record the five featured Steals Brothers penned songs. Although never issued back in the day the recent discovery of a studio tape by Alan Williams has at last given us the opportunity to give these fine Philly soul songs the exposure they richly deserve.
It is Alan Williams who provides the lead vocals on the uplifting title track “If The Shoe Fits” as well as the other two movers “AM To The PM” and “Give Her The Love That She Needs”. With Milton Williams leading on the sumptuous ballad “Let Me Love You Tonight” and Stephen Ferguson too showing his prowess as a balladeer on “You Are So Dear To Me”. Philly Soul at it’s very best!
Con Brio - Explorer Blue Vinyl Edition
Con Brio
Explorer Blue Vinyl Edition
LP | 2018 | US | Original (Transistor Sound)
15,74 €* 20,99 € -25%
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
There’s a moment before each Con Brio show — before the backflips, the guitar solos, the buoyant horn lines over bass, drum and synth — when all seven band members come in for a huddle. It's a way to say grace; an acknowledgment of live music as a team sport; a moment of stillness before they explode. "Let's work," they say, their heads bowed together. And then they do.

Named for an Italian musical direction meaning "with spirit," Con Brio is a San Francisco Bay Area band that plays soul, psych-rock and R&B as fresh and freethinking as the place they call home. With charismatic singer Ziek McCarter bringing "the dance moves, splits and all, of James Brown" (KQED) and a band that "comes across like a party punk version of Sly and the Family Stone" (Consequence of Sound), Con Brio is known to convert anyone who sees their electric live show.

Founded in 2013 by veteran players with vastly different musical backgrounds*, the band quickly became a favorite up and down the West Coast, then across the U.S., and then overseas in places like Japan and the Netherlands.

Explorer, out on July 6th, both builds on the success of Paradise and serves as a travelogue of sorts — a reflection on the two years of nearly nonstop touring that followed their first record's success.

Having proved themselves on an international stage, Con Brio breaks new ground on Explorer, expanding beyond raw energy and retro sounds toward a more contemporary, layered production style, all delivered with road-tested confidence. On "I Wanna" — a lusty, mischievous ode to the art of catching a stranger's eye across a crowded club — McCarter pours his voice, richer than ever, over a thick, irresistibly danceable rhythm from Jonathan Kirchner (bass) and Andrew Laubacher (drums).

"Body Language" slows that theme to a simmer, with a nimble, lyrical horn line from Marcus Stephens (saxophone) and Brendan Liu (trumpet) front and center. Songs like "United State of Mind" and "Royal Rage," meanwhile, reflect on America's current moment, urging strength and perspective in the face of cynicism and apathy. Over a cheerful guitar lick from Andrews, the former track sings the praises of travel, the ways it can make the world feel bigger and smaller all at once — and how sometimes you have to leave home to see it with fresh eyes. "Rage" is a rally cry, a call to resistance, with Laubacher's kick drum leading the march: "Feeling the world pulling apart, where is the we in who we are?" asks McCarter. "When will it end, where do we start?"

Then there's Con Brio's tendency to upend expectations: they've never been afraid of a little genre-bending. "Heart Shaped Box" began as a fun cover the band arranged on a whim on a rare day off on tour; within weeks it became one of the most exciting moments in the band's live show. On the record, it's a playful yet potent tribute, served surprisingly well by horns and a smart, slinky synth line from Patrick Glynn.

Ultimately, Explorer is a leap for Con Brio in more ways than one. It's a big record, with plenty of joy, a few growing pains, and more questions than answers. What does it mean to be an American band traveling the world in the year 2018 with a message of hope and tolerance? The record sounds, unsurprisingly, like a band on the verge. Wherever Explorer takes them, they go with open eyes. They're ready to huddle up, take the stage, and get to work — where they've found that, night after night, the things that divide us don't stand a chance on the dance floor.
Ben Molatzi - No Way To Go
Ben Molatzi
No Way To Go
CD | 2019 | EU | Original (Cree)
16,49 €* 21,99 € -25%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Ben ’Tukumazan’ Molatzi (1954 -2016), a self-taught singer and songwriter from Tsumeb, Namibia, wrote timeless, beautiful ballads drawing on the distinctive melodies and harmonies of his Damara and Sotho heritage.
His music recordings have been slumbering in oblivion in Namibian radio archives. His songs were consciously censored and damaged as its messages did not please the South African apartheid regime. The album contains field and studio recordings that were made in 1981 by SWABC. To this day, these recordings have never been commercially released. In his liner notes, Thorsten Schütte describes his ultimately successful search for Ben Molatzi and further meetings with the artist, who talks in detail about his life, his songs and the life circumstances in his country.
On these recordings he accompanies himself on the guitar. The lyrics are reprinted in the enclosed booklet in the original tribal language as well as in English translation.
Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky - Luten (Experiment Mit Jazz Nr. 1 / Aufnahmen Rundfunk Der Ddr 1971-1973)
Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
Luten (Experiment Mit Jazz Nr. 1 / Aufnahmen Rundfunk Der Ddr 1971-1973)
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Black Pearl Records)
17,09 €* 17,99 € -5%
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Black Pearl-team is very proud to present the 3rd release in our 7inch Jazz vinyl-collector series from GDR / East Germany, with 4 never before released early 70´s jazz masterpieces of modern soul jazz, played by the East German Broadcast Big Band arround Günter "Guy" Gollasch.

"Luten" Petrowsky was a number-one-choice saxophon session musician, which played with many formations like Eberhard Weise, Saxophon All-Stars, Modern Soul Septett, Gruppe SOK, Klaus Lenz, Praque Europe Brass Selection, Manfred Krug's Modern Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble Studio 4 and many more!

After leaving the very famous Manfred Ludwig Sextett-Formation in 1970, GDR star saxophonist Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky replaces Friedhelm Schönfeld as the first sax-member in the professional East Berlin Radio Orchester. This very special "Luden" sax-sound and his melodies in solistic parts, inspiriered H. Kretschzmer to write an outstanding jazz-composition dedicated to him, simply called "Luten". An perfect opener for our dedication to this jazz giant and milestone in the East German Jazz and Beat scenery.
Furthermore we chose for this Mini Jazz EP two other masterpices by David Axelrod and H. Barum, re-arranged in a beautiful 70s jazz-vibe by the high talented arranger & composer of the Leipzig Big Band and informer member of the Eberhard Weise Orchestra, Henry Walther.
The 4th track is a wonderful deep and groovy arrangement by the polish star composer and vibraphonist Jerzy Milian, which had a lot of guest playings & recording sessions at the East-Berlin broadcast-studios & "Jazz at the chamber" in those days.

These already very good sounding recordings -because of radio-master-engineer Kurt Agt behind the mixing-desk and mastering works at the Black Pearl´s audio-studios Audiomoto & Faible Tonstudio - made it easy to create an outstanding sound pearl to the jazz connoisseurs´ ear.
Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine - Synchro Sound System & Power
Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine
Synchro Sound System & Power
LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
17,99 €* 23,99 € -25%
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
‘Syncho Sound System & Power’ features the music of Nigeria Fuji Machine,
which includes some of the country’s finest ‘Fuji’ master drummers and singers,
and is newly recorded by Soul Jazz Records in Lagos, Nigeria.
Fuji is the heavily percussive and improvisational style of Nigerian popular music,
at once modern and yet deeply rooted in the traditional Islamic Yoruba culture of
Here on this album Nigeria Fuji Machine’s striking and powerful lead vocalist
Taofik Yemi Fagbenro soars above a wild and energetic backdrop of polyrhythms
played on traditional talking drums, trap drums, electronic and street percussion to
create a powerful wall of intense sound.
Kreng - OST Camino
Buscrates - On The Train / Just Get Down
On The Train / Just Get Down
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Neon Finger)
10,19 €* 11,99 € -15%
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The American producer Buscrates lands on Neon Finger with this magnificent 7″, showing his peculiar sound, loaded with groove that oscillates between funk, boogie, jazz or hip-hop. Acoustic drums, drum machines, synthesizers and vocoders are the ingredients of these jams. After his releases on labels such as Omega Supreme, Bastard Jazz or Voyage Funktastique, this artist has become one of the most important producers in the modern funk scene.
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