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Fat Freddys Drop - Based On A True Story HHV Exclusive Blue Vinyl Edition
Fat Freddys Drop
Based On A True Story HHV Exclusive Blue Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2005 | EU | Reissue (The Drop)
22,99 €*
Release:2005 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 04.10.2019
Limited to 300 copies on blue vinyl! 1st studio produced album by the New Zealand group from 2005. The album utilized the band's trademark dub, reggae, soul and funk influenced sound, and has been successful both in terms of sales and of critical reception. 7 times platinum in New Zealand!
V.A. - Dramatic Funk Themes Volume 4
Ghost Funk Orchestra - A Song For Paul EU Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
Ghost Funk Orchestra
A Song For Paul EU Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Karma Chief)
21,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Only 1 per customer! Ghost Funk Orchestra are a mystery. Plain and simple. Dirty, soulful production, verbed and fuzzed out guitars, mysterious vocals that feel like a lost score to a Quentin Tarantino film. The brainchild of one-man producer/musician/arranger Seth Applebaum, GFO is forging new territory and blurring the line between soul and psychedelic.
V.A. - Dramatic Funk Themes Volume 3
Nu Guinea - Nuova Napoli
Nu Guinea
Nuova Napoli
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (NG Records)
17,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 11.10.2019
Almost 2 years after the success of the album THE TONY ALLEN EXPERIMENTS and a few months after the release of the 7inch AMORE, Nu Guinea return to the scene with a new LP published by their newborn label NG RECORDS.
After touring the world looking for sounds suitable for their vibrations, NU GUINEA decided to go back to square one, Napoli, where Massimo Di Lena and Lucio Aquilina were born and raised. They watched their city from a distance reconstructing its energy from their studio in Berlin, calibrating the synths on the meridian of Vesuvius, the volcano that has always protected and threatened Napoli.
NUOVA NAPOLI is the result of a long musical research that has become a historical investigation on the sound that shaped Napoli during the ‘70s and ‘80s, starting from the contamination of genres (disco, jazz-funk, African rhythms) which ended up in Nu Guinea’s DNA.
In this album the synthesizers fill the spaces between the past and the future, tightening in a single body acoustic instruments, electronics and voices in Neapolitan dialect. It is the first time that the duo has worked with such a large group of musicians, some of whom are exponents of the contemporary Neapolitan scene.
WARNING: We recommend listening to Nuova Napoli while walking in the alleys of Napoli’s historic center, around wet clothes hanging and street vendors on tiny three-wheelers.
Tommy Guerrero - Road To Knowhere
Tommy Guerrero
Road To Knowhere
LP | 2018 | US | Original (Too Good)
23,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Preorder 27.09.2019
This album is inspired by bits and pieces of Ethio-Jazz, Afrobeat, Highlife Spiritual Jazz and dusty funk 45’s. It’s where I’m at now and what has kept this mortal vehicle fueled. I tend to take different paths each musical outing but this one is for the long haul, the one for the blue highways and forgotten byways. It’s the one to get lost to. It’s about the journey, not the destination." Tommy Guerrero continues pushing the boundaries while upholding his San Francisco Bay heritage. Starting from the Bones Brigade skate team in the '80s, he’s made movie appearances, designed for Levi's in Japan, Vans shoes worldwide and Sutro eyewear among others, signed a skateboard contract with Converse, co-founded Real Skateboards and 40’s Clothing, is art director for Krooked Skateboarding, and found time to be a prolific recording artist.
V.A. - Mr Bongo Record Club Volume 3
V.A.
Mr Bongo Record Club Volume 3
2LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Mr Bongo)
18,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
HHV congratulates Mr Bongo for 30 years of sublime reissues and outstanding music. Until the 22nd of August, all Mr Bongo items are available at a special birthday celebration price.

Volume three in the Mr Bongo Record club series. Another showcase of recent vinyl finds and favourites from our DJ sets and radio shows. This is an extra special one however, as it lands in 2019, the year that we celebrate 30 years since it all began way back in 1989.
In celebration of the 30 years of Mr Bongo, 2019 will see a host of exciting events and even more releases. We take over Brighton Dome on the opening weekend of the Brighton Festival in May, an in-store takeover at Rough Trade East, in July a week long ‘Album Club’ at Spiritland, more at RAPPCATS in LA, record fairs in Utrecht and New York, alongside the digging (and no doubt surfing!) trips to Brazil, India, Australia, Portugal and France…
We’re releasing brand new music from punk-reggae superstars, The Skints; the previously undiscovered 25-year old master composer & arranger, Kit Sebastian; and crossover UK hip hop live show dons, Jungle Brown, this year.
Compiled by David Buttle and Gareth Stephens, assisted by Graham Luckhurst and Gary Johnson.
V.A. - Dramatic Funk Themes Volume 2
Ze Roberto - Lotus 72 D
Ze Roberto
Lotus 72 D
7" | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
13,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
HHV congratulates Mr Bongo for 30 years of sublime reissues and outstanding music. Until the 22nd of August, all Mr Bongo items are available at a special birthday celebration price.

* The most requested Mr Bongo reissue /// Ze Roberto aka Joaquim Roberto Braga is a composer, singer and instrumentalist from Brazilian folk music roots.

'Lotus 72 D' is a tribute to the Brazilian Formula 1 world champion driver of 1972, Emerson Fittipaldi. In Roberto's own words: "Lotus 72 D is a tribute to the sensational talent of Formula 1 driver, Emerson
Fittipaldi, was was crowned world champion in 1972.

I can't remember the names of the musicians who participated in the recording because they were hired by the original record label, RCA/Victor. The production team consisted of artistic co-ordinator, Henrique Gastaldello, and arranger, Severino Filho. The year of recording was 1973.

I'm not aware of another fast version of the song 'Lotus 72 D'... My contract with the RCA/Victor was for 2 years. All my musical works belongs to me.”

The mystery surrounding the ‘fast version’ stems from the Via Brazil compilation from 2001 – the version featured was pitched up. Hence, a lot of people know it at that tempo, because it is otherwise impossible to obtain!
Reggie Andrews And The Fellowship - Mystic Beauty
Reggie Andrews And The Fellowship
Mystic Beauty
LP | 1969 | EU | Reissue (Mad About)
24,99 €*
Release:1969 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
This LP is on the extremely limited and sought after private press label HME. It's a deep, Latin, Afro/Cuban-influenced, primarily acoustic jazz piece. Influences range from the cerebral to the soulful, but it defies any one-dimensional tag like "spiritual jazz" or "soul-jazz" or "jazz-funk." Heralding from L.A. and led by pianist Reggie Andrews, it doesn't sound particularly "west coast".
Michael Kiwanuka - KIWANUKA Limited Yellow Vinyl Edition
Michael Kiwanuka
KIWANUKA Limited Yellow Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Polydor)
26,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 01.11.2019
Limited colored vinyl. Hurry!

Michael Kiwanuka releases his third studio album on 25th October 2019. Store exclusive special edition format includes Kiwanuka pressed onto heavyweight pink vinyl and includes a bonus 7".

‘KIWANUKA’ was recorded in New York, LA and London. Michael returned to the studio with Danger Mouse and Inflo, the same production team that combined so magnificently on Love & Hate, KIWANUKA finds a new assuredness in Michael’s writing, and takes the basic sonic blueprint of that last record to a dizzying new realm.

Michael will tell you of his love for records that entwine their songs with incidental skits and shape-shifting spiralling outros, so the listener experience is almost that of listening to one long, dramatic song. KIWANUKA fulfils that winding, dream-like haze, unhurried.
KIWANUKA is Michael serving from the heart, from the mind, and from the soul.

On the album title, Michael explains “This album, it’s kind of a defiant thing; I’m engaging with who I am and I’m not going to have an alter ego, or become Sasha Fierce or Ziggy Stardust, even through everyone’s telling me I need to be this, that or the other. I can just be Michael Kiwanuka
Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation Of Eunice Waymon Red Vinyl Edition
Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Eunice Waymon Red Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2019 | US | Original ()
28,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Pop
Limited edition of 150 on red vinyl!

Latest mash up masterpiece from AMERIGO GAZAWAY, the man behind BIZARRE TRIBE, YASIIN GAYE, and FELA SOUL. On this new SOUL MATES project he brings to life an imagined studio session between the high priestess of soul NINA SIMONE and hip hop legend LAURYN HILL. 17 track two LP set in pic sleeve.
Alicia Myers - I Want To Thank You Kon's Shine Your Light Remix
Alicia Myers
I Want To Thank You Kon's Shine Your Light Remix
12" | 2019 | EU | Original (Kontemporary)
14,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Christian 'Kon' Taylor's KONTemporary imprint goes from strength to strength! This, the fourth release sees the Boston crate diggin' selector, producer and remixer extraordinaire reworking Alicia Myers' gospel tinged roof-raiser 'I Want To Thank You' to devastating effect!
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
Rodriguez
Cold Fact
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Universal)
20,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Newly remastered by Alex Abrash at AA Mastering, pressed on 180 gram vinyl!
Rupa - Disco Jazz Black Vinyl Edition
Rupa
Disco Jazz Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1982 | US | Reissue (Numero Group)
24,99 €*
Release:1982 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Barely disco and hardly jazz, Rupa Biswas’ 1982 LP is the halfway point between Bollywood and Balearic. Tracked in Calgary’s Living Room Studios with a crack team of Indian and Canadian studio rats alike, Disco Jazz is a perfect fusion of East and West. Sarod and synthesizer intricately weaving around one another for 37 transcendent minutes, culminating in the viral hit “Aaj Shanibar.” Remastered from original analogue source material and withe permission and blessing of the producers and performers.
Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul - Fela Soul Black Vinyl Editon
Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul
Fela Soul Black Vinyl Editon
LP | 2015 | US | Original (Fela Soul)
19,99 €*
Release:2015 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
The classic is back! Limited edition for Record Store Day 2015! Gummy Soul's Amerigo Gazaway mashes up Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti with acapellas from De La Soul to killer effect! A fantasic journey into the "world of afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs & classic hip-hop gems". Bonus track added, now on colored vinyl in a full color picture sleeve!
Don Blackman - Just Can't Stay Away
Don Blackman
Just Can't Stay Away
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Melodies International)
13,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Melodies International are extremely proud to bring forward their latest reissue and 17th release, an early-2000s boogie anthem by Jazz-funk legend Don Blackman: Just Can’t Stay Away.
Satoshi Ashikawa - Still Way (Wave Notation 2)
Satoshi Ashikawa
Still Way (Wave Notation 2)
LP | 1982 | EU | Reissue (WRWTFWW)
20,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Artwork by Hiroshi Yoshimura, 350gsm Sleeve with selected UV High Gloss Varnish, Liner Notes by Midori Takada, Satoshi Ashikawa, and Gareth Quinn Redmond. Official reissue of Satoshi Ashikawa’s highly sought after Japanese ambient/environmental masterpiece Still Way (Wave Notation 2), originally released in 1982.
Guts - Straight From The Decks HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
Guts
Straight From The Decks HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Pura Vida Sounds)
26,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 450 copies, this gold colored version is exclusive to HHV customers.
Jazzvolution - Chapter Two
Jazzvolution
Chapter Two
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (The Find / HHV)
16,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
We are very pleased to present you the vinyl edition of "Jazzvolution Chapter Two" in a limited edition of 300 copies in collaboration with the nice people at The Find. "Jazzvolution" is a progressive instrumental compilation series exploring the connection between Jazz & Hip Hop. This time the compilation features a well selected cast of talents like L’Orange, Propo’88, Medline, Cosmic Analog Ensemble, Surreal, Shin-Ski and others on the boards.
V.A. - J Jazz Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969-1983 Volume 2
V.A.
J Jazz Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969-1983 Volume 2
3LP | 2019 | EU | Original (BBE Music)
32,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following the sell-out success of our landmark compilation, J Jazz: deep modern jazz from Japan 1969-1984, BBE Music is thrilled to present another exploration into the very finest Japanese modern jazz.J Jazz 2 builds on the solid foundation of the first compilation and sees co-compilers Tony Higgins and Mike Peden once again pick choice sections from their own record collections. They present a deep dive into an intoxicating and beguiling range of styles: from cinematic roaring big-band (Little G by Nobuo Hara) and sparse minimal acoustic funk (Teru-Teru Bozo by Teru Sakamoto), to deep spiritual modal epics (Dragon Dance by Makoto Terashita and Harold Land) and funk fusion (Mother of the Future by Electro Keyboard Orchestra). J Jazz 2 delivers more astonishing high quality jazz that will appeal the old school hard-core jazz head as much as those digging the current sounds of the current vibrant jazz explosion in the UK and USA.The specially chosen tracks on J Jazz volume two span across 25 years of Japanese musical progression and invention. From the elegiac stark beauty of Serenade to a Dimly Lit Street and the modal vortex of Daguri, to the fierce post-bop freedom of Bull Trout and the mid-tempo bossa lilt of Vietnam, there is enough here to satisfy the most curious and demanding jazz fan seeking something extra special. J Jazz 2 is available across all formats
Kokoroko - Kokoroko
Ill Considered - Ill Considered 8 Green Vinyl Edition
Ill Considered
Ill Considered 8 Green Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | UK | Original (Ill Considered)
21,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Only one per customer. Ill considered 8 was recorded live during our tour in the fall of 2018.
Captain Sky / Gus Poole - Super Sporm / Hallelujah
Soul Surfers, The - Summer Madness
Soul Surfers, The
Summer Madness
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Ubiquity)
8,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
ore hot stuff from The Soul Surfers who continue their recent run of covers with their homage to The J.B.'s on their single "Tribute To J.B.s". Kool and the Gang's classic "Summer Madness", now gets the heavy funk treatment from the coldest crew in the North. The signature and instantly recognizable synth line lays down the foundation of Pt.1 while Pt.2 starts off proper with a tasty drumbreak.
El Michels Affair - Shimmy Shimmy Ya / Incarcerated Scarfaces
El Michels Affair
Shimmy Shimmy Ya / Incarcerated Scarfaces
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Fat Beats)
10,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
Stand out single from the now classic “Enter The 37th Chamber” album, featuring reinterpretations of some of the most iconic Wu Tang material
Àbáse - Invocation
Àbáse
Invocation
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Cosmic Compositions / HHV)
18,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
After gaining support from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Soulection, Nabihah Iqbal or KEXP and appearing for an energetic live set at Thris Tian’s Global Roots radio show on Worldwide FM, Cosmic Compositions is proud to present Budapest born Berlin based keyboard player and producer Àbáse's long anticipated debut EP, “Invocation”.

Invocation is a collection of seven songs recorded during a two year period in different locations, capturing Àbáse collaborating with some of the most talented musicians from the buzzing Budapest music scene with special guest performers from Africa and Brazil.
Ayizan - Dilijans
Ayizan
Dilijans
LP | 1984 | EU | Reissue (Superfly)
25,99 €*
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
One copy per customer!

We’re proud to introduce the new Superfly reissue of Mind-blowing session of Spiritual Jazz recorded in NYC in 1984 led by Haitian genius Alix Pascal blending traditional Ra Ra elements with modal/spiritual melodies. Fantastic listen all through, stand out for us 'Tribilasyon'. As usual, beautiful quality repress with paste on covers made in Japan, Obi and 180grs vinyl, limited to 1000 copies only!
Ill Considered - Ill Considered 8 Orange Vinyl Edition
Ill Considered
Ill Considered 8 Orange Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | UK | Original (Ill Considered)
21,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Only one per customer. Ill considered 8 was recorded live during our tour in the fall of 2018.
Manu Dibango - African Voodoo
Manu Dibango
African Voodoo
LP | 1971 | EU | Reissue (Hot Casa)
26,99 €*
Release:1971 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Fantastic and rare album by Manu Dibango, the Afro Soul Maestro!
These files were recorded in 1971 at Pathé-Marconi studio (Boulogne Billancourt) for professional sound illustration intended for the cinema, television and advertising. The jazzman experimenting with all genres was then beginning to convert solely to what soon to be called “Rare Groove” somewhere between Soul, Jazz and Afro-Funk, with a hint of Latin clave.
In 2019, these tunes have not aged and the sound can be considered as “Huge” by many crate-diggers. These recordings were not supposed to reach the club or radio audience, it was more free sessions, a moment during they can open their imagination and test their “Afro something”, like Manu Dibango call it. Theses recording sessions included the best of the french soul scene at this time, Yvan Julien (Trumpet), Slim Pezin (Guitar), Jacques Bolognesi (Trombone), Lucien Dobat (Drums), Emile Boza (Percussions, Manfred (Bass) and the conductor himself at the vibraphone, marimba, saxophone, organ ...
This album is a wonderful return to the future and should satisfy the need of the Afro-Soul aficionados! We're very happy to celebrate the 86th anniversary of the best French musician in history with one of his best recording reissue!
Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation Of Eunice Waymon
Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Eunice Waymon
2LP | 2019 | US | Original ()
24,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Pop
Latest mash up masterpiece from AMERIGO GAZAWAY, the man behind BIZARRE TRIBE, YASIIN GAYE, and FELA SOUL. On this new SOUL MATES project he brings to life an imagined studio session between the high priestess of soul NINA SIMONE and hip hop legend LAURYN HILL. 17 track two LP set in pic sleeve.
Gökhan Sürer Quartet - Chimera EP
Gökhan Sürer Quartet
Chimera EP
12" | 2019 | EU | Original (Rocafort)
15,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This latest Rocafort EP is an exciting, international jazz affair stretching across time and continents. Consisting of musicians from Mexico, Serbia, Catalonia and Turkey, the Gökhan Sürer Quartet delivers a new perspective on the oriental jazz genre. Gökhan Sürer is a young Turkish pianist, composer and arranger whose musical education reaches from Istanbul, to NYC and currently Barcelona.
CHIMERA is like the soundtrack to a modern mythological journey across all sides of the Mediterranean and beyond. Anatolian magic is woven throughout the four titles, most of them filled with an elegant urgency and tension in the rhythmic composition with the intension of giving a modern jazz twist to Turkish and Armenian melodies along with elements of rock, funk and reggae.
This is possibly Rocafort's most 'mature' release to date, in the sense that, as with most jazz, it requires intense listening in order to get the most out of the musical journey and detail in the composition.
Limited to 300 copies!
Ofege - Higher Plane Breeze HHV Exclusive Green Vinyl Edition
Ofege
Higher Plane Breeze HHV Exclusive Green Vinyl Edition
LP | 1977 | US | Reissue (Tidal Waves Music)
28,99 €*
Release:1977 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Highly acclaimed 1977 Nigerian psychedelic Afrobeat classic /// First vinyl reissue since its original release in 1977 on Polydor Nigeria /// Comes with insert containing EXCLUSIVE liner notes by founding member Melvin Ukachi /// 180g vinyl edition /// HHV Exclusive Colored Vinyl Edition of 96 copies

Ofege was formed in the early 1970s by a bunch of teenagers at the St.Gregory’s College in Lagos Nigeria. They were largely influenced by the guitar solos of Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck & Jimmy Page while closer to home, they were influenced by the music of ‘BLO’ (Berkley Jones, Laolu Akins and Mike Odumosu), ‘Monomono’ (led by Joni Haastrup), The Funkees, and Ofo The Black Company. Due to their vibrant combo of sweet harmonies, hooks & fuzz, Ofege would become one of the most legendary Nigerian groups of all time, with expressive sales and national stardom. At the turn of the century (and because of tracks appearing on various psychedelic music compilations) Ofege would receive international acknowledgment for being the first of their kind and the ultimate West-African psychedelic funk band! Their first album (Try and Love - 1973) was recorded while the band members were still in high school (average age of 16). It took some years before other albums saw the light since some band members still had to finish school. Further astonishing recordings include 'The Last of The Origins’ (1976), ‘ Higher Plane Breeze’ (1977) and ‘How Do You Feel’ (1978). ‘Higher Plane Breeze’ (released in 1977 on Polydor Nigeria) is Ofege’s third album and it’s a STRONG one, combining funk and disco influences with Afrobeat and heavy rock guitars.
The album provides one of the Nigerian scene’s most iconic images with its cover shot showing one member squatting amongst his bandmates, middle fingers raised high and proud toward the camera.
Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents the first reissue of this landmark Nigerian album.
This RARE classic (original copies tend to go for large amounts on the secondary market) is now finally back available as a limited vinyl edition complete with the original artwork and exclusive liner notes/pictures provided by Ofege’s founding member ‘Melvin Ukachi’
who also supervised this reissue.
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis HHV Exclusive Yellow Vinyl Edition
Curtis Mayfield
Curtis HHV Exclusive Yellow Vinyl Edition
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Curtom)
23,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The(!) superclassic of soulmusic! The yellow vinyl edition is exclusively available at HHV for the Germany market!
Free Youth - We Can Move
Free Youth
We Can Move
12" | 1985 | EU | Reissue (Soundway)
14,99 €*
Release:1985 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Soundway Records reissues Free Youth’s long sought-after 1985 single “We Can Move”, their only release - fully restored, remastered and available for the first time on digital and 12” vinyl. “We Can Move” is the first known iteration of Ghanaian hip hop, emerging at the dawn of ‘hip-life’ (hip hop meets highlife).
Free Youth comprised three main members: Terry “Sir Robot” Bright, Lenny “Nii Addy” Dimple, and Abednego “King Abed” Ayim Bright. In the early 80s they began performing in clubs and parties across Accra, with friends and other dancers occasionally joining them on stage – including Reggie Rockstone, who later went on to find commercial success.
In 1985, the band were approached by a producer and invited to record at a local studio. Without having written down any music, Terry, Lenny and Abed sang the parts and beatboxed the rhythms to the session musicians prior to recording. Out of this session came “We Can Move”, a blend of hip-hop and Afro-funk with a proto disco-boogie beat, punchy trumpet riffs and melodic rapping.
Included in the Soundway reissue is an exclusive instrumental cover version of “We Can Move” from Welsh ensemble Drymbago. This replaces the original B side track “Freedom Video Centre”, which was an advertising jingle for a business associated with their former producer. Soundway Records is pleased to deliver Free Youth the release that they were after, 34 years later.
Doug Shorts - Get With The Program / Heads Or Tails
Doug Shorts
Get With The Program / Heads Or Tails
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Daptone)
8,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Look who's back! Just in time for your late summer soirées, Doug "Master Plan" Shorts offers up another pair of modern soul movers guaranteed to tear up the club and backyard boogie-downs alike. The A-Side, “Get with the Program,” drops hard with a bass line and groove reminiscent of ESG at their best, but the relaxed feel and smooth vocal lend the tune a sophistication that elevates it to another level altogether. As Doug pleads with his potential lover to "Get with the Program" it's hard not to imagine that he's also speaking to the greater soul community. For those not already down with Doug's program, now's the time... act like ya know! On the flip we find our protagonist pleading with yet another prospective ladylove, this time accompanied by a bouncy, mid-tempo groove and Mary Jane-esque synth line. “Heads or Tails” would have been well at home on Chicago's boogie scene in the early '80s, but it doesn't ever sound dated. Both sides of this superlative disc drip with positive vibes and unassailable groove. Summer of 2019 NEEDS this record!
John Coltrane - Blue World
John Coltrane
Blue World
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Impulse)
22,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
Unreleased recording form 1964!
Breakwater - Release The Beast
Minoru Muraoka - Bamboo
Minoru Muraoka
Bamboo
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
22,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
HHV congratulates Mr Bongo for 30 years of sublime reissues and outstanding music. Until the 22nd of August, all Mr Bongo items are available at a special birthday celebration price.

Japanese jazz/breakbeat, folkloric mega-rarity as hallowed the likes of DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Egon and co. Uniquely combines traditional Japanese instrumentation with Western jazz influences. Minoru Muraoka plays ‘shakuhachi’ – a traditional bamboo Japanese flute – joined by his band members accompanying him on the ‘koto’ (strings) and ‘tsu-tsumi’ (drum) amongst others, to create their ‘Shakuhachi Jazz’ sound.
Mauskovic Dance Band, The - The Mauskovic Dance Band
Mauskovic Dance Band, The
The Mauskovic Dance Band
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Soundway)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Soundway Records presents the eponymous debut LP from in-demand Amsterdam five piece The Mauskovic Dance Band – fusing no-wave dance punk, Afro-Caribbean rhythms and space disco in a “controlled explosion” (The Quietus).
Entirely self-produced, the band has reiterated their favourite elements of the 70s and 80s legacy of the Afro-Latin psychedelic music of Colombia and Peru, interpreting it through the context of modern day Amsterdam. The output is a lo-fi No Wave groove all its own - rooted in a deep love of champeta, Palenque, psychedelic cumbia, chichi, classic afrobeat and picó soundsystem culture.
Since the release of their “Down In The Basement” EP on Soundway Records in early 2018, the band have found themselves on a hectic European touring schedule – not to mention being involved in other side projects. Following stints with Turkish psychedelic folk rock group Altin Gün, and touring with the re-formed 70s Zamrock outfit W.I.T.C.H., Nic Mauskovic also teamed up with Dutch neo-psychedelic artist Jacco Gardner to form the “cinematic Balearic disco” duo of Bruxas (released by Dutch institution Dekmantel) – and together, they mixed The Mauskovic Dance Band debut album in Lisbon.
Lead single Space Drum Machine encapsulates the band’s prototypical brand of busy rhythmic patterns interwoven with insistent synth stabs and vibrant disco toms, layered with an elastic guitar riff drawing inspiration from Kenyan kikuyu and benga styles. High-pitched vocals describe being on a flight together and inciting each other to press a button of unknown consequence with “push it, push it” - and push it they do, at breakneck pace. And of course, the undeniable influence of Amsterdam’s hotbed of underground dance producers shines through as it does on all tracks - with the vintage psychedelic swirl of synthesiser, lo-fi drum machines and tape recording.
V.A. - IES - Italian Erotic Sounds
V.A.
IES - Italian Erotic Sounds
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Early Sounds)
18,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Movies / TV
"Hot recordings from the golden era of the Italian sexy comedy film scene"! Early Sounds Recordings, in collaboration with the historical Italian label "Eleven" and A. Dallera, puts together a compilation of some of the rarest and sought after disco and funk records inspired by the Italian sexy comedy era.
Incredible Bongo Band - Bongo rock
Incredible Bongo Band
Bongo rock
7" | 2006 | EU | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
5,99 €*
Release:2006 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
HHV congratulates Mr Bongo for 30 years of sublime reissues and outstanding music. Until the 22nd of August, all Mr Bongo items are available at a special birthday celebration price.

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Lafayette Afro Rock Band, The / Outlaw Blues Band, The - Darkest Light / Deep Gully
Guts - Straight From The Decks
Don Rendell & Ian Carr Quintet, The - Shades Of Blue
Steve Monite - Only You
Steve Monite
Only You
LP | 1984 | EU | Reissue (PMG)
19,99 €*
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Steve Monite's album, Only You, is a prime slab of Nigerian boogie. It's sinewy, compact and sexy, a little bit of disco mixed with a big dose of funk. Loose and groovy, it's a sonic seduction from another dimension. With legendary producer Tony Okoroji at the desk, and influential musician and sound engineer, Nkono Teles, creating magic on the synth, the title track is raw and melodic, dark and sweet at the same time. Steve sings about putting out a fire, but the music, and Stella Monye's sultry backing vocals, stoke it with aural gasoline. You've never heard a song less likely to lower the temperature and let cooler heads prevail. While never quite reaching the heights of 'Only You', 'Welcome My Love' and 'Things Fall Apart' keep the groove going, the later with a distinctly Latin swing. A couple of extended 'Disco Jams' and an obligatory, romantic ballad ('I Had A Dream') round out the record. In all honesty, however, it is 'Only You' that you'll keep going back to. It's a killer track, an Afro Boogie classic that would hold its own on any dance floor in the world, whether in the 80s or today. - Peter Moore
Vulfpeck - The Beautiful Game Gold Vinyl Edition
Vulfpeck
The Beautiful Game Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original ()
26,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 25.10.2019
12” Gold color heavy vinyl (33 rpm)
Four M Company, The - The Four M Company
Altin Gün - On
Altin Gün
On
LP | 2018 | CH | Original (Bongo Joe)
20,99 €*
Release:2018 / CH – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
Auf ihrem Debütalbum „On“ zeigen Altin Gün, wiemwundervoll sich traditionelle türkische Folksongs mit Funkrhythmen und einer ordentlichen Portion Psychrock kombinieren lassen: moderner, tanzbarer Sound mit orientalischem Touch.
Psychedelic Rock erlebte in den 60er- und 70er Jahren in der Türkei eine echte Hochphase und genoss weltweite Aufmerksamkeit. Nachdem Bassist Jasper Verhulst einst mit Jacco Gardner in Istanbul performte, war er unmittelbar fasziniert vom Sound der Türkei der 70er Jahre.
Mit Altin Gün (Dt. Goldener Tag) machte er es sich zur Aufgabe, diesen Sound wiederzubeleben
und als er mit seinen Musikerkollegen Ben Rider, Nic Mauskovic (The Mauskovic
Dance Band) und Gino Groeneveld (Jungle By Night) über Facebook auf die beiden
Sängerinnen Merve Dasdemir und Erdinc Yildiz Ecevit traf, war die Band komplett.
Bei Altin Gün werden neben Gitarre, Bass und Schlagzeug auch immer wieder orientalische
Instrumente eingesetzt, mit Wah-Wahs werden Gitarren verzerrt und fuzzy Sounds eingebaut.
Durch den frischen Sound und einige westliche musikalische Einflüsse wird der Anadolu Rock
aufgefrischt und passt hervoragend in unsere Zeit. Sie singen von Liebe, Tod, Sehnsucht und
Schicksal, gepaart mit einer Musik, die uns bekannt vorkommt, aber anders ist. Sowohl mit
Coverversionen von Künstlern wie Selda Bacan, Bari Manco oder Erkin Koray als
auch mit eigenen Arrangements türkischer Traditionals wissen Altin Gün zu überzeugen.
Sie mischen Ebendiese mit Psychedelia, Funk und Psychrock und erschaffen so einen höchst
tanzbaren Genre-Mix, der seinesgleichen sucht.
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai
Arthur Verocai
Arthur Verocai
LP | 1972 | UK | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
16,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
HHV congratulates Mr Bongo for 30 years of sublime reissues and outstanding music. Until the 22nd of August, all Mr Bongo items are available at a special birthday celebration price.

For a very long time, we have been trying to re-issue this record; a true and complete album masterpiece in every sense of the word, considered by many people to be one of the greatest ever made, regardless of genre. Recorded at Studio Somil, Rio De Janeiro in 1972, the album was produced, arranged, directed by the self-taught, Arthur Verocai. Previously he had worked on many records in various capacities, with artists including Jorge Ben, Ivan Lins and Celia, but this album gave him the chance to do his thing in it’s most pure form. The 29 minute masterpiece, perfect in it’s arrangement and fusion of sonics, epitomises the sound of Brazil at the time; strings, guitars, pianos, break beats, bass lines, synthesizers, vocals from the wonderful Célia, Carlos Dafe and Oberdan (Banda Black Rio), plus percussion from Pedro Santos and Paulo Moura on sax. Bossa nova, samba, jazz, MPB, psychedelics and funk sit side by side effortlessly. The album transcends the genre of Brazilian music, and infact all genres. Highlighted in part by the number of artists that have sampled from it; MF Doom, Ludacris & Common, Little Brother, Jneiro Jarel aka Dr Who Dat?, Dibiase and Action Bronson amongst others. The original Continental version of the album now fetch around $2000. Our definitive re-issue is an exact replica of the gatefold original LP and the source master is taken from the Continental tapes, re-mastered in 2012 under Arthur’s supervision.
Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds - Uhuru Aiye
Bob Ohiri & His Uhuru Sounds
Uhuru Aiye
LP | 1977 | EU | Reissue (Superfly)
25,99 €*
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
One copy per customer!

We’re proud to introduce the new Superfly reissue of hardcore nigerian psychedelic Juju Funk recorded in the Acorn studios in Oxford, UK in 1977. If you are into the intense, raw, hypnotic funk sounds then this is for you. Check the funky anthem ‘Africa Is Free For Us' but the full album is a blast in the genre. As usual, beautiful quality repress with paste on covers made in Japan, Obi and 180grs vinyl, limited to 1000 copies only!
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One) - Tuxedo III
Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One)
Tuxedo III
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Funk On Sight)
23,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bonding over a shared love of Chic, Parliament and the other signs in the greater funk Zodiac, Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Jake One (Taurus), collectively known as Tuxedo, return with their third studio album, Tuxedo III released on the Tuxedo-owned and newly launched label, Funk on Sight,. Their powers combined have yet again yielded a bevy of absolute slappers that are packaged perfectly for dance floors in 2019. The album includes features from MF DOOM, DaM-FunK, Leven Kali, Benny Sings, Gavin Turek and others. Tuxedo is back to remind you that the dance floor will always be there to welcome you, whoever you are.
Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki & Tatsuro Yamashita - Pacific
Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki & Tatsuro Yamashita
Pacific
LP | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Victory)
15,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Reuniting the best session musicians Japan had to offer to make an album that would evoke the atmospheres of South Pacific islands, the kind of places Japanese people spend their vacations in. Pacific (1978) is a treat to the ears; its theme of the southern Pacific ocean and its warm cerulean waters relax its listeners with a fusion of city pop, soft jazz, and that good old 1970’s funk while remaining surprisingly fully instrumental throughout all contributions from artists Haruomi Hosono, Shigeru Suzuki, and Tatsuro Yamashita. A true cult LP and an inspiration for a lot of, so called, “vaporware” music.
Brian Bennett - Voyage: A Journey Into Discoid Funk
Dorothy Ashby - Afro-Harping
Dorothy Ashby
Afro-Harping
LP | 1968 | US | Reissue (Cadet)
17,99 €*
Release:1968 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
- "Soul Vibrations" sampled by Aceyalone for "The Energy" and
All Natural for "Cashin' the Checks"
V.A. - Brazilian Disco Boogie Sounds Extended 12
V.A.
Brazilian Disco Boogie Sounds Extended 12" Versions
12" | 2015 | EU | Original (Favorite)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Great additional 12inch single package, including exclusive extended versions by Nick The Records, Waxist and Charles Maurice.
Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
Lizzo
Cuz I Love You
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Warner)
21,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Pop
Her amazing major debut, on wax!
Estrada Orchestra - Zucker Tanzclub
Ikebe Shakedown - Kings Left Behind Black Vinyl Edition
Ikebe Shakedown
Kings Left Behind Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Colemine)
22,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ten years ago, Ikebe Shakedown began pushing the boundaries of instrumental music. Each new track and live set has sent them deeper into combining the primal elements of ’70s soul, raw psychedelic style, and cinematic Western soundtracks with powerful grooves and soaring melodies. Now, with their new release, Kings Left Behind (Colemine Records), the band is giving listeners more mystery and majesty than ever before. The album features the entire group collaborating to produce tracks that deliver punches right to the gut, even as dreamy guitars and lush horn melodies and string arrangements capture the imagination.

The album was recorded by Ikebe's bassist, Vince Chiarito, at Hive Mind Recording. Opened with Ikebe's saxophonist, Mike Buckley, and another collaborator in 2017, Hive Mind has become a home base for the band, leading to more experimentation with the textures and sounds of a genre they define as Instrumental Soul.
Yussef Kamaal (Yussef Dayes & Kamaal Williams aka Henry Wu) - Black Focus
Yussef Kamaal (Yussef Dayes & Kamaal Williams aka Henry Wu)
Black Focus
LP | 2016 | UK | Original (Brownswood)
21,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
The borders between London’s musical tribes have always been porous. For Yussef Kamaal, the sound of the capital – with its hum of jungle, grime and broken beat – has shaped a self-taught, UK-tipped approach to playing jazz. In the states, the genre’s long-running to-and-fro with hip hop – from Robert Glasper to Kamasi Washington – has reimagined it within US culture. On Black Focus, Yussef Kamaal frame jazz inside the bass-saturated, pirate radio broadcasts of London.

Taking inspiration from the anything-goes spirit of ‘70s jazz-funk, on albums by Herbie Hancock or the Mahavishnu Orchestra, it’s a loose template with plenty of room to experiment. The pair, made up of Yussef Dayes and Kamaal Williams (aka Henry Wu), have had little in the way of formal training. Instead, their musical tastes – and approach to playing – are indebted to Thelonious Monk’s piano as much as the drum programming of Kaidi Tatham.

“It's all about the drums and the keys,” Williams says. “Not to take anything from anyone else, but that's where it all originates from: the chords, the rhythm of the chords and the drums.” Born out of a one-off live session to perform Williams’ solo material for Boiler Room, it soon became a project in its own right. Coming together as Yussef Kamaal, they played a series of live shows where little more than a chord progression would be planned before taking to the stage

Bringing that unspoken understanding to the recording sessions (engineered by Malcolm Catto of The Heliocentrics), the unplanned, telepathically spawned grooves retain the raw energy of their live shows. “It's not so much about complete arrangement, it's more about flow,” Dayes says. “A lot of the tracks are just made spontaneously – Henry will be playing two chords, I'll fill in the groove and we'll just leave the arrangement naturally.”

Both hail from South East London, crossing paths in 2007 as teenagers playing their first pub gigs around Peckham and Camberwell. Dayes drums for cosmically-inclined, afrobeat outfit United Vibrations, while Williams – on top of drumming and playing keys in different incarnations over the years – has made waves with his solo, synth-draped house 12"s for much-fêted labels like 22a and Rhythm Section.
El Michels Affair - Enter the 37th Chamber Red Vinyl Version
El Michels Affair
Enter the 37th Chamber Red Vinyl Version
LP | 2014 | US | Reissue (Fat Beats)
15,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
After playing variosu shows as the backing band for the Wu and releasing to sought after 7 inch cover versions of Wu-Tang classics, dusty funk outfit El Michels Affair finally do it full length. Replaye and reinterpreted instrumental renditions of all the classics. F*ckin' A!
Terry Callier - What Color Is Love
Terry Callier
What Color Is Love
LP | 1972 | US | Reissue (Cadet)
17,99 €*
Release:1972 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
One of the greatest albums ever recorded, filled with funk, rock, folk, jazz, and even classical influences. And the cover isn't shabby either!
Rodriguez - Coming From Reality
Rodriguez
Coming From Reality
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Universal)
20,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Newly remastered by Alex Abrash at AA Mastering, pressed on 180 gram vinyl!
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, The - Build Bridges Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl Edition
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, The
Build Bridges Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Colemine)
22,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
Build Bridges combines stellar musicianship with unlimited drive and lag proof swing-ability. You can hear the maturity of their sound, which inadvertently allows you to appreciate their previous recordings even more. They're all in the same ballpark yet seem to be on a completely different playing field. Tim Felten's lineup not only shows his keen ability to pick top choice artists, but also shows his sense of direction and investment to high quality musicians. The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble is a staple of the west cost soul/jazz/funk scene and with their third LP, they solidify their position. Heavy grooves and drums, with top tier musicianship and writing. Build Bridges is just as sophisticated as it is soulful and funky! FOR FANS OF Menahan Street Band, The Budos Band, Antibalas, El Michels Affair.
Neal Francis - Changes Gold Vinyl Edition
Neal Francis
Changes Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Karma Chief)
20,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
"I just wanted to be honest about everything, from my musical influences to my story," muses Neal Francis. After years of dishonest living - consumed by drugs, alcohol, and addiction - such sincerity is jarring from the 30-year-old Chicago-based musician. Liberated from a self-destructive past and born anew in sobriety, Francis has captured an inspired collection of songs steeped in New Orleans rhythms, Chicago blues, and early 70s rock n' roll. There is a deep connection between Francis's childhood - his obsession with boogie woogie piano, his father's gift of a dusty Dr. John LP - and the songs he's created. The result is an astonishing collection of material without parallel in the contemporary funk and soul scene. The influences are unmistakable: the vocal stylings of Allen Toussaint and Leon Russell; the second line rhythms of The Meters and Dr. John; the barroom rock 'n' roll of The Rolling Stones; the gospel soul of Billy Preston; the roots music of The Band. Francis pays tribute to the masters but has his own story to tell: "It's the life I've lived so far."
Chateau - Feelings
Chateau
Feelings
7" | 1984 | EU | Reissue (Past Due)
13,99 €*
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally released in 1984 on Quiet Storm Records, San Francisco, Cat# TVS-004. In 1983, Chateau, a San Francisco based boogie funk band, won the KRE Radio Hot Fun In The Sun Battle of the Bands in Mosswood Park, Oakland. s a prize, they received $5000 (approximately 8 hours) of studio time and a pressing run of 200 45s. Chateau included Alan Ross on lead vocals and percussion, singer Damara "Candy" Stepney, and Kevin Dailey who sang and played saxophone, bass, and guitar. Melvin Jones was on horn and keys, Dennis Knepper played keyboard, Frank Lemon played drums, Lemon's cousin Michael Clark played rhythm guitar, Doug Hearne played guitar and Bill Ortiz (from Santana) contributed trumpet parts. Chateau only released one 7-inch single in 1984, but to this day “Feelings” is, arguably so, one of the most sought-after West Coast slices of funk. Jerome Derradji and Past Due Records are proud to officially reissue this incredible slice of boogie for the first time.
Ghost Funk Orchestra - A Song For Paul Black Vinyl Edition
Ghost Funk Orchestra
A Song For Paul Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Karma Chief)
20,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ghost Funk Orchestra are a mystery. Plain and simple. Dirty, soulful production, verbed and fuzzed out guitars, mysterious vocals that feel like a lost score to a Quentin Tarantino film. The brainchild of one-man producer/musician/arranger Seth Applebaum, GFO is forging new territory and blurring the line between soul and psychedelic.
V.A. - Resense 045
V.A.
Resense 045
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (RESENSE)
9,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Resense 045 features mysterious new artist MAD DOC and pretty well known producer SONO RHIZMO'.
Camarao Orkestra - Nacao Africa
Camarao Orkestra
Nacao Africa
12" | 2019 | EU | Original (Favorite)
11,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The turntable’s tonearm waves and indicates the West direction, as if it wanted to tear and take off for Brazil? It’s alright; it's just playing Nação África, new single by Camarão Orkestra, the most Brazilian of Parisian bands.
Sinewy bass and battery pulsating, it’s stitched to the dancefloor that "Nação África" spreads its groove. And it's with a variety of keyboards and synthesizers that the tight production maintains a level of constant motion, surrounded by the burning riffs of the brass section and Amanda Roldand's refreshing vocals.
Anywhere close to a good record, you’d usually find Patchworks hanging around. He satiates here his compulsive remix addiction, first by loosening the pressure of the bass, giving us more fresh air, and covering the mix with airy synth patches. Then with a dub version where he puts vocals and instruments inside echo chambers and effects corridors of different scales. The bass becomes rubbery, the beat is robotized and, slowly, an electro vibes seizes the title.
Nação África announces the return of Camarão Orkestra in the crates, just an appetizer before a new album… Or two…
V.A. - Jambú - E Os Míticos Sons Da Amazônia
Meitei - Komachi
Meitei
Komachi
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Metron)
23,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
* Debut album from Japanese composter Meitei
* All songs written and recorded by Meitei, channeling 80's and 90's Japanese ambient music / Meitei considers himself an old soul, often preoccupied with the customs and rituals of the past. Recently Meitei lost his beloved 99-year-old grandmother, a woman who he considered to be one of the last remaining people to have experience and understanding of traditional Japanese ambience. His music and art is driven by a desire to cast light on an era and aesthetic that he believes is drifting out of the collective Japanese consciousness with each passing generation, what he calls "the lost Japanese mood". He chose to dedicate Komachi to his late Grandmother.

“I want to revive the soul of Japan that still sleeps in the darkness” - Meitei / 冥丁

Haunting and delicate, distant and timeless, Komachi is awash with white noise, complex field recordings and the hypnotic sounds of flowing water. Though confidently contemporary, like a bucolic J-Dilla, Komachi’s lineage can be traced back to the floating worlds of Ukiyo-e and Gagaku via the prism of 80s Japanese ambient pioneers, and 90s pastoral sample-based artists such as Susumu Yokota and Nobukazu Takemura.

Composed as individual sonic dioramas, each of the twelve tracks have been crafted to not only evoke feelings of nostalgia but to also explore the dichotomy of ancient and new in modern Japanese society. This pervasive narrative runs throughout, calling to mind the work of authors Yasunari Kawabata and Natsume Soseki, as well as the films of Yasujirō Ozu and Hayao Miyazaki, artists similarly fascinated by the reflective tranquillity that permeated traditional Japanese domestic life.
Lee Moses - How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1965-1972
Lee Moses
How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1965-1972
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Future Days / Light In The Attic)
26,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder 27.09.2019
* The definitive collection of Lee Moses' legendary non-album tracks available together for the first time
* Contains three previously unreleased songs, plus the Southern soul classic "Bad Girl” (both versions)
* Remastered audio
* LP housed in a deluxe Kraft board jacket with insert

Description:
After reissuing his much sought-after Time and Place LP, many questions still remained (Lee was a mysterious man!) – but the one asked most was, “where’s “Bad Girl”?!” Not included on his lone LP, “Bad Girl” is an undisputed Southern soul classic – arguably the song Lee Moses’ legacy rests on. While we may never know all we wish we knew about the man behind the music, we can finally complete the picture of his work. You know – the tunes! And what tunes they are.

How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1965-1972 collects all of Lee Moses’ non-album singles and B-sides, plus three never-released tracks together for the first time ever. Most of the material here pre-dates 1971’s Time and Place, reflecting his initial bid for stardom via a series of now-legendary 45s recorded with Atlanta producer Johnny Brantley. As for the unreleased recordings – much like the man himself, little is known about them. What remains is an oeuvre that has become synonymous with raw and emotionally charged Southern soul. Essential listening for anyone with a heart.
Flying Stars Of Brooklyn NY, The - My God Has A Telephone / Live On
Flying Stars Of Brooklyn NY, The
My God Has A Telephone / Live On
7" | 2017 | US | Original (Colemine)
7,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Debut solo single from Aaron Frazer of Durand Jones & The Indications. Aaron’s super sweet, silvery falsetto was featured on “Is It Any Wonder?” on The Indications’ debut LP, but Aaron steps out here with some lowdown gospel soul with some help from friends including Eli Paperboy Reed.
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
Curtis Mayfield
Curtis
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Curtom)
17,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
180 gram vinyl, cut from the original masters!
Harleighblu & Bluestaeb - She Deluxe Colored Vinyl Edition
Harleighblu & Bluestaeb
She Deluxe Colored Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2019 | EU | Original (HHV)
22,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Preorder 08.11.2019
Limited edition of 300 copies incl. all instrumentals on grey colored vinyl!

Harleighblu heard Bluestaeb’s music for the first time in London’s Jazz Café in 2016 and approached him to work on an album shortly after that. The multinational duo decided to search for new ways to express their common love for uncompromised hip-hop and R&B. Bluestaeb’s soulful approach to beat making complements Harleighblu’s performance perfectly as she stakes her claim on the neo soul and hip-hop territory she always identified with as an artist. Speaking about the collaboration Bluestaeb says: “When I got the first demo recordings from Harleighblu, I was blown away. I’ve worked with multiple singers before, but this time I felt that somebody finally really knew how to handle my beats properly and turn them into songs.“ Their debut project “She” achieves a distinctive sound that merges old school aesthetics with a new school attitude and organic instrumentation, progressive neo soul and beat heavy hip-hop, whilst Harleighblu’s unique vocals push through the sonic boundaries of R&B. “She” was recorded at Manolo Purple Studio, the Berlin homebase of Bluestaeb and his longtime collaborator S. Fidelity, who recorded, executive produced and mixed the album and accompanied the artists throughout the entire creative process. The record also features Blue’s Jakarta Records label mate JuJu Rogers and a variety of instrumentalists hailing from the UK, France and Germany.

Harleighblu introduced herself in 2013 with the charismatic, beat-heavy soul of her Tru Thoughts debut LP “Forget Me Not”, which was championed by 1xtra’s Mistajam and BBC 6 Music’s Don Letts. Since then she has not looked back, garnering critical acclaim for her unique style from the likes of Complex, Dummy, The Line Of Best Fit and Clash to name but a few. She has performed at prestigious festivals such as Glastonbury, Bestival, Kendal Calling, Boomtown and Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide festival.

Hailed as an up and coming ‘queen of soul’ with references to Nina Simone, Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse, Harleighblu’s signature sound has matured into a frank, self-possessed voice that pulls no punches and makes no apologies. Bringing us honest, feminine, yet unrepentant lyrical touches and establishing herself as one of the UK's most promising young artists.

On the other hand, Bluestaeb made his name through his releases via German tastemaker label Jakarta Records, where he released alongside Kaytranada, Ta-Ku and Mura Masa. His solo efforts ‘Rodalquilar’ (2015) and ‘Everything Is Always a Process’ (2018) and his collaboration project “LIT - Lost In Translation” with rapper JuJu Rogers have been internationally praised for their warm characteristic sound receiving airplays on Soulection, BBC 1, Rinse.FM and many more. His works have amassed more than 20 million streams and Bluestaeb has played shows and festival all over Europe, including Melt Festival and splash! Festival.
Los Sobrinos Del Juez - Harina De Maiz
Los Sobrinos Del Juez
Harina De Maiz
7" | 2019 | UK | Original (Matasuna)
10,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Matasuna Records once again dug deep for its latest release and comes up with probably one of the best Latinfunk tunes. It was recorded by US band "Los Sobrinos del Juez" and released on their debut album in 1974. Matasuna Records is delighted to officially reissue two cuts from the album on 7inch single.

Founder, producer and singer of the band is Carlos Oliva, who was born in Cuba. He moved to Miami, Florida in 1961, where he had his first engagements. There he linked to other Cuban musicians and decided to move to New York with them to make music.

Some time later Oliva returned to Miami and founded his own band "Los Sobrinos del Juez (The Judge's Nephews)" in 1967. The group is regarded as one of the pioneers of musical fusion, which developed in Miami in the late 1960s and became known as the "Miami Sound". The music styles rock, blues, funk and soul that were popular at that time had an influence on their own compositions, which were enriched and spiced with Cuban/Latin American sounds. The band's first album was released in 1974 on an independent label in Miami and is a good example of this new sound. The album is much sought after and hard to find.

Oliva has released several albums with the band and toured Latin America and Europe. In the early eighties he also founded his own label. In the course of time he and his eight-man band got deeply rooted in the cultural life of Miami and enjoy attention and recognition. They are still on stage as "Los Sobrinos del Juez".

"Harina de Maiz" is the name of the song on the A-side - an uptempo latin funk monster driven by the characteristic wah wah guitar and a psychedelic sounding organ. Listening to it reveals why the song is one of the most funky Latinfunk tunes.

On the flip side it's quite different: "Corned Beef Hash" is a vibrant easy Latinjazz tune, where the talent of the musicians is audible. The perfect interaction of the piano player, the vibraphonist, the flute player and the rest of the band is a musical delicacy for its connoisseur.
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Funky Family - Funk Is On
Funky Family
Funk Is On
12" | 1984 | EU | Reissue (Best Record Italy)
16,99 €*
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Pop
Limited edition remastered reissue of Funky Family, the italo disco studio project from 1984. This production features Nicola Nicolosi from Nicolosi Family
we can remember him on Amnesie by Turas) and represents a real example of proto-house that became a Chicago classic regularly played by Ron Hardy at Muzic Box and during WBMX radio shows. This edition has the full instrumental cut on the side two instead of the short radio edit available on the original one.
Cho & Random Impetus - Brother Sister
Cho & Random Impetus
Brother Sister
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Shsf)
13,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The debut single from New York based CHO AND RANDOM IMPETUS. The A-side is reminiscent of 70's disco with its percussion, conga, and bass combinations (it reminds me of the BRAND NEW HEAVIES especially since it features a full live band and vocalist). The flip "CANDELIGHT" is a modern funk groover with its strong horn harmonies and funky male vocals. Played by FLOATING POINTS so it’s got his seal of approval.
Michael Orr - Spread Love
Michael Orr
Spread Love
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Tidal Waves Music)
32,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Rare 1975 Cosmic Soul album /// Deluxe 180g vinyl edition (available on both black and clear vinyl) /// Exclusive Clear Vinyl Edition Limited to 100 copies /// Black Vinyl Edition Limited to 500 copies, comes with obi strip

Many remember the `70s as the platinum age of R&B. Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind and Fire, The Spinners, Curtis Mayfield and Norman Connors were among a myriad of musicians at peak power. Indeed, it was a great time for beautiful African-American music. Michael Orr and his “Spread Love” album probably should have been part of that party too, but it wasn’t meant to be…at least not then.

“Spread Love” was originally released in 1975 on the Detroit based Sunstar label. Largely ignored when it was first issued, it has since gained cult status among soul collectors worldwide. Inspired by the musical vision of Quincy Jones, Michael Orr and bass player Carey Harris assembled a cast of musicians and vocalists to create a timeless masterpiece which effortlessly blends cosmic soul, jazz, funk and gospel influences.

Honey drips from Michael Orr’s omnipresent rich baritone voice (his commitment to strong vocals can be heard in his mix of styles that recalls of artists like Gil Scott-Heron) and he’s got a real talent for song writing. A smooth approach at the base, with touches of soul jazz, and handled with a bit of roughness that makes things sound a lot more real than some of the other soul records coming out at the time.

This is a completely honest soul testament from singer/songwriter Michael Orr and it’s not often that one comes across an album of such majesty and beauty that it leaves you breathless. Follow your heart and enjoy this chapter of African-American music's soulful heritage.

Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents the reissue of ‘Spread Love’ (original copies tend to go for silly money on the second-hand market) remastered by Michael and his son Jamal Orr themselves. This official reissue is now available as a deluxe 180g vinyl edition (limited to 500 copies) and comes with an insert containing liner notes.
Stirling March - Under Cover Lover
Stirling March
Under Cover Lover
12" | 1985 | EU | Reissue (Kalita)
13,99 €*
Release:1985 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Kalita are happy to announce the first ever re-release of Stirling March's 1985 Bahamian boogie grail 'Under Cover Lover'. With original copies painfully hard to find and commanding eye-wateringly high prices, we believe the time is ripe to share this masterpiece with the world once more, accompanied by never-before-seen photos and interview-based liner notes.
Naosuke Miyamoto Sextet - Step !
Naosuke Miyamoto Sextet
Step !
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Le Très Jazz Club)
23,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Seventh release on Le Très Jazz Club is this fantastic modal jazz LP by bass player Naosuke Myiamoto, recorded in 1973 and reissued for the first time. Le Très Jazz Club keeps on exploring the Three Blind Mice catalog, reissuing “Step !” by Naosuke Miyamoto Sextet, a fantastic modal jazz LP, leaded by Naosuke Myamoto on bass, with Masayoshi Yoneda on the piano and Takashi Goto on Saxophone. On “One for Trane” they deliver a strong and amazing moment of spiritual jazz.

With : Naosuke Miyamoto (bass), Kunji Shigi (trumpet), Takashi Furuya, Takashi Goto (Sax), Masayoshi Yoneda (piano), Shoji Nakayama (drums). Produced by Takeshi Jujii.

Recorded on August 25, 1973
Bombay S Jayashri - Shranavam
Bombay S Jayashri
Shranavam
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Time Capsule)
22,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The fourth Time Capsule release presents a transcendental work of intensely spiritual Indian classical music by celebrated vocalist and composer Bombay S Jayashri /// During its brief lifespan reissue imprint Time-Capsule’s releases have proved as multinational as they have been wide-ranging in style, serving up Italian new age music (Il Guardiano Del Faro’s Oasis), Japanese guitar fusion (Yuji Toriyama’s Choice Works 1982-1985), and American dub by way of Ethiopia (Bill Laswell and Gigi’s Illuminated Audio).

For their fourth effort they’ve selected one of classical Indian vocalist “Bombay” Jayashri Ramnath’s most mesmerising works. Born into a musician family steeped in the south Indian tradition of vocal music, the Mumbai-raised singer took advantage of the city’s cosmopolitism to study northern Hindustani disciplines, one of the few vocalists to train in both. Now revered as one of the greatest living exponents of Carnatic music, she received an Oscar nomination for her work on Ang Lee’s Life of Pi.

Within the first minute of opener Sada Bada (Slokam), Jayashri’s intensely spiritual vocals give a clear indication of why she has been increasingly embraced by a new generation of western listeners who’ve made the natural leap from ambient soundscapes to new age and devotional music. Accompanied on the following Bhajeham Bhajeham by a hypnotic rhythmic backing of mridangam drums, bells and the drone of a tambura, over its epic twenty-minute length she stretches her voice into a variety of spellbinding forms - her softly enunciated dedications to Shiva enveloping you with their immersive warmth and cosmic beauty. Kali Maheshwari’s gently undulating rhythms form a similarly entrancing undercurrent, over which Javashri delivers a jaw-dropping performance of melodic Sanskrit chants which evoke a variety of different names for the sacred feminine.

One of the album’s new-found devotees is label boss Kay Suzuki: “every time I listen I’m amazed at how such a small ensemble can create such a deep musical landscape. The incredible production plays a big part. That intricate percussion sounds so clear and sits in all the right pockets rhythmically and sonically. Just by following this groove I’m put into a timeless zone, but when her voice hits on top of that gorgeous drone sound and I focus on the details of her small melodies within melodies, my heart centres and I find myself in a blissful place.”

As professor of cultural and political theory Jeremy Gilbert states in the album’s liner notes, the mesmerising sincerity and deep spirituality of these songs present an intense and spiritual charge that will appeal to an audience well beyond believers and devotees of Hinduism.

Bombay Jayashri will be performing live at the Barbican on 11 October 2019 and will be participating in a panel discussion and Q&A on Women In Indian Classical Music on 13th October as part of the Darbar festival.

**This record plays from inner groove to outer groove. You don’t need to change any setting on your turntable, just place the needle where the record usually finishes and play normally. A long playing record like this (over 20 minutes long) tends to have lesser dynamics and sound quality when it’s closer to the centre of the record because of the progressive reduction of linear resolution as a record progresses to smaller-diameter. Since this music starts quietly at the beginning then has greater dynamics and volume towards the end, this way of cutting vinyl gets superior results**
Aldorande - Aldorande
Ryo Fukui - Scenery
Ryo Fukui
Scenery
LP | 1976 | EU | Reissue (We Release Jazz)
21,99 €*
Release:1976 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This is the Standard Edition, mastered at half speed, 140g vinyl and Sticker. We Release Jazz (WRWTFWW Records’ new sister-label) is proud to present its first release, the official reissue of Ryo Fukui’s highly sought-after masterpiece Scenery (1976), sourced from the original masters.
V.A. - Strain, Crack & Break - Music From The Nurse With Wound List Volume One (France)
V.A.
Strain, Crack & Break - Music From The Nurse With Wound List Volume One (France)
2LP | 2019 | UK | Original (Finders Keepers)
21,99 €*
Release:2019 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
After years of mythology, misinterpretation and procrastination Nurse With Wound’s Steven Stapleton finally chooses Finders Keepers Records as the ideal collaborators to release “the right tracks” from his uber-legendary psych/prog/punk peculiarity shopping list known as The Nurse With Wound List, commencing with a French specific Volume One of this authentically titled Strain Crack Break series. Featuring some Finders Keepers’ regulars amongst galactic Gallic rarities (previously presumed to be imaginary red herrings) this deluxe double vinyl dossier demystifies some of the essential French free jazz and Parisian prog inclusions from the alphabetical “dedication” inventory as printed the anti-bands 1979 industrial milestone debut.

When Steven Stapleton, Heman Pathak and John Fothergill’s anti-band Nurse With Wound decided to include an alphabetical dedication to all their favourite bands on the back of their inaugural LP the notion of creating a future record dealers’ trophy list couldn’t have been further from their minds. By adding a list of untravelled European mythical musicians and noise makers to their own debut release of unchartered industrial art rock they were merely providing a suggestive support system of existing potential likeminded bands, establishing safety in numbers should anyone require sonic subtitles for Nurse With Wound’s own mutant musical language. Luckily for them, the record landed in record shops in the midst of 1979’s memorable summer of abject apathy and its sound became a hit amongst disillusioned agit-pop pickers and artsy post-punks, thus playing a key role in the bourgeoning “Industrial” genre that ensued. On the most part, however, the list , like most instruction manuals, remained unreadable, syntactic and suspiciously sarcastic… As potential “real musicians” Nurse WIth Wound became an Industrial music fan’s household name, but in contrast many of the names on The Nurse With Wound List were considered to be imaginary musicians, made-up bands or booby traps for hacks and smart-arses. It took a while for the rest of the record collecting community to catch on or finally catch up.
Black Pumas - Black Pumas
Black Pumas
Black Pumas
LP | 2019 | EU | Reissue (ATO)
24,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Folgeformat der transparent-roten Erstauflage (39226201) auf schwarzem Vinyl.
Gillespie & Co - He's A Hustler / DJ Tron Hustlin' Remix
Gillespie & Co
He's A Hustler / DJ Tron Hustlin' Remix
7" | 2019 | US | Original (Funk Night)
9,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
I’m proud to announce our latest release. Super heavy, flute laden funk with b-boy breaks. A dance floor killer and instant classic from the funkiest brother in Gloucester.
R°A - Space Melody EP
R°A
Space Melody EP
12" | 2019 | EU | Original (Mothball)
11,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mothball Record in association with Bordello A Parigi is proud to present one of the strangest and most mysterious recordings from the whole Italo-Disco era. Sitting somewhere between goth, italo and new wave, “Space Melody” is a dedication to ancient Egypt and outer space. The original EP was almost totally lost to the sands of time, until recently the original mastertape was unearthed by the artist and later painstakingly transferred by Rude 66. The record is completed by new instrumental versions from the Danish Italo king Flemming Dalum and the Spanish italo duo Futuro.
Nate Morgan - Journey Into Nigrita
Nate Morgan
Journey Into Nigrita
LP | 1983 | EU | Reissue (Outernational)
22,99 €*
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Legitimately available again on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1983, Outernational Sounds proudly presents a major statement from a crucial figure on the Los Angeles jazz underground – pianist Nate Morgan’s spiritualised deep jazz classic, Journey Into Nigritia.

How many 16 year olds would have the confidence to walk up to a revered bandleader at a gig, and inform him that one day they’d be playing together? As improbable as it sounds, this is how pianist Nate Morgan introduced himself to the great Horace Tapscott, founder of the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra. The teenage Morgan had heard Tapscott’s Flying Dutchman LP The Giant Is Awakened being played by Greg Kufahamu on local Los Angeles radio station KUSC, and Arthur Blythe’s wailing sax had gone ‘straight to the heart. It was a spiritual experience.’ Morgan showed up to all the Arkestra shows he could find. He was already studying with Joe Sample and Hampton Hawes and playing in local bands, but the draw of the Tapscott’s band was too much for the gifted young pianist:

‘I could only take about two or three more concerts before I had to run up on stage. When I first introduced myself to Horace, he tells everybody that I said, “Yeah, I’m Nate Morgan. I’m going to play with you all.” Not that I want to, but that I’m going to.’

Over the next decade and beyond, Morgan would become a central figure in Tapscott’s UGMAA (Union Of God’s Musicians and Artists Ascension’), bringing new figures into the fold (it was Morgan who first hipped Jesse Sharps to Tapscott’s circle; they were lifelong friends), running jam sessions, and eventually being given the task of organising the Arkestra songbook. During the early 1970s he also worked commercially, doing a stint with Rufus and Chaka Khan and appearing on Willie Hutch’s Foxy Brown soundtrack. Into the 1980s and 1990s he remained active, keeping the UGMAA flame alive in late night jams and private sessions, and working tirelessly around LA, including collaborations with Bone Thugs N’ Harmony; he was also part of the early 2000s LA jazz collective Build An Ark. A true musician’s musician, Morgan died in 2013.

Journey Into Nigritia, featuring firebreathing reedsman Dadisi Komolafe, was the first of two LPs Morgan recorded for Tom Albach’s storied Nimbus West imprint. A committed, spiritualised work that showcases Morgan’s heavy composing as well as his McCoy Tyner- influenced and technically flawless playing, Journey features dedications to Coltrane (‘He Left Us A Song’) and Cecil Taylor (‘Study In C.T.’). Surging, modal jazz from the LA undergound, Journey Into Nigritia is a crucial recording by an unsung jazz legend.
Cranes, The - What's Love / Joy
Cranes, The
What's Love / Joy
7" | 1974 | EU | Reissue (Afro7)
10,99 €*
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two great songs from the Cranes band of Uganda 1974, the harmonics in Tony Senkebejje’s vocal perfomance is another level! Both sides guaranteed to get your dancefloor moving, you can forget about finding the original of this, loud pressing done by Frank The Carvery, comes in green custom silk pressed Afro7 bag. This is a pre-order, ships mid-may.
Alice Clark - Alice Clark HHV Exclusive Red Vinyl Edition
Alice Clark
Alice Clark HHV Exclusive Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (wewantsounds)
25,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 300 copies /// HHV Exclusive /// Red vinyl /// Gatefold cover /// Download code included / not the RSD edition!

After the huge success of the Alice Clark Record Store Day Edition, Wewantsounds and HHV come together to offer you a red vinyl edition of one of the best soul albums ever recorded.

Alice Clark's highly sought-after soul jazz classic was produced by Mainstream Records' Bob Shad in 1972. When it comes to legendary albums, very few can match the cult status achieved on the international jazz and funk scene by Alice Clark's eponymous album. The record, which went unnoticed when it first came out, has become one of the most sought-after albums ever since it became cult on the London jazz and funk scene in the late '80s. It is now being acknowledged as one of the best soul albums of all-times. Recorded live over two days at the Record Plant studios in New York City, the album was produced by Bob Shad and arranged by jazz veteran Ernie Wilkins with a big band setting. The music is a superb mix of jazz and soul blessed by Clark's superb singing and including two all-time favorites, "Don't You Care" and "Never Did I Stop Loving You", plus a selection of heart-wrenching songs beautifully sung by Clark. Very little is known about Alice Clark and the legendary two-day session, outside the fact that she only ever recorded one album and passed away in the early 2000s.
Durand  Jones & The Indications - American Love Call Black Vinyl Edition
Durand Jones & The Indications
American Love Call Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2019 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Durand Jones & the Indications aren't looking backwards. Helmed by foil vocalists in Durand Jones and drummer Aaron Frazer, the Indications conjure the dynamism of Jackie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield, AND the Impressions. Even with an aesthetic steeped in the golden, strings-infused dreaminess of early `70s soul, the Indications' sophomore LP, American Love Call, is planted firmly in the present, with the urgency of this moment in time. The Indications' 2016 self-titled debut was the product of friends who met as students at Indiana University in Bloomington, In., recorded for $452.11, including a case of beer. American Love Call, the band's sophomore LP is instead the record the Indications dreamed of making, fleshed out with strings, backing vocals, and a newfound confidence in songwriting. Blending a slew of influences from years spent crate-digging, guitarist Blake Rhein says the Indications approach songs in the same way hip-hop producers do, as likely to pull inspiration from `70s folk-rock or classic R&B as they are Nas' Illmatic. "Did I expect to do this shit once I got out of college? Hell no," Jones relays, laughing. "Totally not. But this is what God is telling me to do - move and groove. So I'm gonna stay in my lane."
Don Cherry - Brown Rice
V.A. - Cosmic Discotheque: 12 Junkshop Disco Funk Gems From The 70's
V.A.
Cosmic Discotheque: 12 Junkshop Disco Funk Gems From The 70's
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Take It Acid Is)
15,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
70s Disco Music wan’t just Abba or Studio 54. In the same way that punk or glam rock were evolving at the same time, the "disco" phenomenon generated a plethora of obscure and bizarre studio projects which remained unknown for decades, despite often being more inspired and creative than the few ones that reached stardom and sold millions of copies. 45 rpm singles that remained unsold, sitting in junkshops all over the world for decades hide forgotten gems, revealing genius and avant-garde only guilty of not being at the right place at the right time. Whether it's Moroder-oriented proto synth-wave, groovy space-disco or acid afro funk, volume 1 of the Cosmic Discotheque series is all about rediscovering those forgotten treasures while setting your dancefloor on fire!
Q - The Voice Of Q
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