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100% Pure Poison - Windy C Collection
100% Pure Poison
Windy C Collection
2x7" | 2018 | EU | Original (Dynamite Cuts)
19,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This holly grail album has been transformed into a 45s collection. Dynamite Cuts releases a high quality limited edition 1000 copies double pack 2x7” release which gives you 4 of those masterpieces from that album. two never before on 7” vinyl all of the most in-demand tracks.
107th Street Stickball Team - Saboreando, Pot Full Of Soul
107th Street Stickball Team
Saboreando, Pot Full Of Soul
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Everland)
19,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Plus 4 Unreleased Bonus Songs! This is a band project from the late 1960s with a very young Bobby Marin, a leading figure in the invention of BOOGALOO music, a cocktail of Latin music, Rhythm & Blues, Soul and Rock’n’Roll oft he day clearly geared towards the western pop music that made the top of the charts. As he grew up on 107th Street in Harlem / NYC he and his mates played a game called Stickball during the day which is a street variation of baseball originating from the New York area while at night he rehearsed with a doo wop ensemble named THE LATIN CHORDS and others from his team got together in a percussion group in buildings on the opposite site of the street. It was no miracle that both groups soon merged into one act that became the 107TH STREET STICKBALL TEAM producing this sole LP in 1969 with a 7“ decoupled probably upfront that featured the two album tracks „On old Broadway“ and „Mojo shingaling“. Well shaped originals of the full length vinyl go for 200,00 € now as a mono pressing, while even those which fetch lower prices never fall beyond 100,00 €. Therefore this reissue on Everland Records suits us fans of outstanding 1960s music fairly well with even four bonus tracks added that band leader Marin unearthed from his personal vaults. This is clearly a typical album in the field of BOOGALOO music of the later 1960s. Western popular music such as beat with British roots, American soul music with lush arrangements and orchestration and the well known elements of bossa nova, salsa, cha cha cha and merengue team up in an exciting sound that gave us some very intense albums during the short span of it’s real popularity in between 1966 and 1969 around NYC but also far out in the latin world. The anthems of one’s life in the Bronx or in Harlem given by the likes of Tito Puente could be felt pouring out of the relaxed, yet intensely pulsating rhythms from drums and percussion on this record while the melodic constructions on top of this groundwork were either soul inspired such as with the hauntingly dreamy opener „On old broadway“ with a great pop appeal and beautiful horn section and vocal arrangements, had a bluesy approach such as the ballad „Look to me“ in three – quarter time at first but adopting a latin melody and cha cha cha beat towards the end of the song or showed a 1960s pop beat affinity with the vocal melodies on top of a bed of ever grooving mid paced salsa rhythms with powerful horns accompanying the basic structures as you can hear it in the two minute shorty you put a hurt in my heart. But this was only one side oft he coin. There were even more traditional latin songs to be found here which were even sung in Spanish. „Toma Guajira“ could easily be an evergreen on the dancefloor in every bar in Havanna. The mixture was breathtaking for you did not get away from dancing and twirling to the enthralling rhythms upon which sometimes the instruments could take a frantic path such as the organs or the saxophone in the soul inspired instrumental „Barbara with the kooky eyes“, which has this typical late 60s atmosphere. Wherever you put the needle in the groove the music will grab you by the heart and legs. The four bonus tracks fit well with the original album and if you would not know they were added only for this reissue you would never realize they would have stayed unreleased for about 50 years. „Come live with me“ is a hot blooded latin groover with a late 50s soul and doo wop feel merged with cumbia and salsa elements. The melodies drag you straight into the clubs of Cuba’s capital. „Rosemary with the funny knees“ is rather modern soul pop and Northern soul of the day in which more of these Cuban aspects appear for a moment but with the late 60s sound prevailing. It feels like the band drifts from one one world into the other and back without losing a beat. „Hey mama“ is a cross of 60s doo wop vocal music and Latin sounds that makes up a prototypical boogaloo style dance floor sweeper. „Lost in the jungle“ adds some 1950s exotica elements to the haunting 60s pop with latin rhythm groundwork and once more frantic performances from the horns and the singers make it an instant classic. I could go on raving about this album but instead I recommend to buy a copy of the reissue and get the full boogaloo experience. If I should limit myself to only one record from this style it would certainly be this.
79.5 - Terrorize My Heart (Disco Dub) / Terrorize My Heart (Tall Guy Bounce Remix)
79.5
Terrorize My Heart (Disco Dub) / Terrorize My Heart (Tall Guy Bounce Remix)
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Big Crown)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
For years, Lee Fields has been asking for and patiently waiting on a
reggae rhythm to sing over. To bring this dream to fruition, EMA teamed
up with frequent collaborator and reggae enthusiast, Nick Movshon,
and busted out this version of the Lee Fields & The Expressions' instant
classic, Never be Another You.
The A side is the vocal version of the tune; EMA cut a killer interpolation
of the original and had Lee lay down the vocals like only he can. The
result is right on time for summer, a feel good side that can hold court
right next to the classics.
The B side finds Michels manning the boards for a proper version of the
tune. Echoes, drop outs, and reverb flourishes all dancing through the
mix in proper reggae style.
Aaron Parks - Little Big
Aaron Parks
Little Big
2LP | 2018 | US | Original (Ropeadope)
29,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Aaron Parks' "Little Big", the new Ropeadope album from the acclaimed pianist, keyboardist and composer, is at once the culmination of his brilliant early career and the long-awaited follow-up to his Blue Note Records debut, Invisible Cinema. That 2008 release, with its gorgeously melodic writing and improvising and deft use of indie-rock, electronica and hip-hop elements, established Parks as one of the most gifted and original young voices in jazz. “This is the natural successor to that record,” says the New York-based artist, 34. “It’s taking the ideas of that project and doubling down on them—fully committing to that direction.”
Abstract Orchestra - Madvillain Volume 1
Abstract Orchestra
Madvillain Volume 1
LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Ata)
25,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Led by Saxophonist Rob Mitchell, Abstract Orchestra have been a consistent presence on the u.k. music scene, touring constantly in promotion of their debut LP "Dilla" and follow up 45 "New Day feat. Illa J", steadily building a loyal and supportive fanbase.Inspired by the legendary live performances of The Roots with Jay-Z and the 40 piece orchestral arrangements by Miguel-Atwood Ferguson of the work of J Dilla, classic arranging techniques underpin modern loop-based structures, breathing new life into familiar material.

The band itself is based on the classic jazz big band instrumentation of saxes, trumpets and trombones and features the cream of the north of England's jazz scene who collectively have played with Jamiroquai, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mark Ronson, Martha Reeves, John Legend & the Roots, Roots Manuva and Amy Winehouse.

"Madvillain Vol. 1" takes the template of their debut LP "Dilla" and applies the same approach to the collaboration of MF Doom and Madlib, aka MADVILLAIN and their albums MADVILLAINY and MADVILLAIN 2. Sampling the likes of Sun Ra, Bill Evans, Freddie Hubbard, George Duke, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Quincy Jones and Stevie Wonder gave the albums a jazz oriented feel and ethos which in turn lend themselves perfectly to the deconstruction and re-imagining of Abstract Orchestra. As with their debut, all the tracks were recorded live in the studio with very few overdubs.

Abstract Orchestra's MADVILLAIN Volume 1 explores the jazz, TV soundtrack and film score aspect of the original work, combining it with classic big band writing and a focus on improvisation. There is a strong influence ofQuincy Jones, Lalo SchifrinandDavid Shire(Composer of the soundtrack toThe Taking of Pelham 123) on the album, and the arranger Rob Mitchell crafts his own sound that inhabits the space between Madlib's production and Quincy Jones' writing. Bandleader and arranger Rob Mitchell says of the record: "'MADVILLAINY' is a jazz album as much as it is a hip-hop album and I wanted to explore this reciprocal territory there has always been between jazz and hip-hop. 70's cop show soundtracks have always captured my interest and imagination, and I discovered so much amazing music through TV themes, Quincy Jones and Lalo Schifrin in particular. They explored sounds that were menacing, angular, dissonant, frantic and yet captivating. They were also able to write music that was the flip side of all that dark chaos, and write lush and beautiful music. Arranging and scoring up MADVILLAIN Volume 1. Has allowed me to explore these sounds that I've always loved, yet keeping a strong hip-hop identity as the core of its sound."
Addisabababand - II
Adrian Younge - OST Black Dynamite Score Instrumentals
Adrian Younge
OST Black Dynamite Score Instrumentals
LP | 2009 | US | Reissue (Linear Labs)
21,99 €*
Release:2009 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Soundtracks
Multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge makes his debut on Wax Poetics Records with his original score to the Michael Jai White comedy Black Dynamite.
Adrian Younge - The Electronique Void: Black Noise
Adrian Younge
The Electronique Void: Black Noise
LP | 2016 | US | Original (Linear Labs)
21,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
It was made the way they made electronic music in the good old days, all analog everything, right after synthesizers shrunk to a manageable size and you didn’t have to trek down to a university to use one anymore. Electronic music as practiced and developed by pioneers like Dick Hyman and Raymond Scott and Wendy Carlos is precise and intentional. In making his first electronic album, Younge took his cues from them, reminding a contemporary audience what a synthesizer, deep in its heart, really could be. “Black Noise” is men talking to men about women; “Lemonade” is a woman talking to women about men, and they both orbit around a failure we take for granted like the sun: loving you is complicated. It’s a skill; we forgot. Adrian Younge calls “The Electronique Void” an academic album, by which he means it is both instructional and informational. There’s a problem at the heart of it, a woman who’s been told that she’s loved, but she doesn’t recognize that, can’t feel it, may have heard it all before, may be worrying about the wrong things. Jack Waterson, long a guitarist in Younge’s band, plays the role of narrator, sounding professorial and rather superior as he lays out for the woman where she’s erred. That vocoder you hear is Adrian, talking to her on a subterranean level, the way an artist must. The discourse on the album is the kind of thing that happens when you go blonde and then you can’t keep ‘em off you. These truths are cold and hard, and our hero begrudges the well-meaning advice being rained down upon her as any independent woman would. The science of love, its formulas and if-then constraints, causal relationships and observable properties, is best taught experientially, but learning it hurts so, so bad. Music, especially electronic music, reliant as it is on abstraction and unrepentant as it is about hijacking your physiological responses to tempo and rhythm and dynamics, is a way to get there without going through it.
Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra - Morpheus
Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra
Morpheus
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Officehome)
13,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
After two hip-hop albums (Got To Get Down in 2016 and Impact in 2017), the unpredictable Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra comes back to its fundamentals with a new instrumental album: MORPHEUS which repositions the band in the spirit of their previous spatial, almost cosmic albums Last Odyssey (2012) and Pulsion (2015), both released on Ubiquity Records and acclaimed by spiritual and fusion jazz lovers, library music fans, as well as rare grooves diggers (ALVO’s first 4 vinyl albums now being out of stock).
Each new ALVO new release is a millesimal which evolved and learned from its predecessors. Masta Conga, who’s still leading the herd, has for main purpose to explore the musical space-time, gaining ground on never before revealed tracks, followed by his now faithful team of atypical and farseeing musicians.
Compared to Miles Davis and his On The Corner by Wax Poetics, the band dives again in this “realm of psychedelia and beyond”, in particular with the contribution of Indian musicians. Twirling around violins, superimposed patchy keyboards and effects, just as if their conductor wasn’t already sufficiently influenced by Pierre Boulez and others such as Hiroshi Murakami…
The result is however more uncluttered and loaded with multiple vibes than its predecessor Pulsion, which already carried the ceremonial characteristics of cult movie soundtracks. Tracks “Moksha”, “Air” and “Morpheus” are the perfect demonstration, and far beyond their names. Simple grooves, lunar, but terribly efficient, emphasized by a mix that puts focus on these fiddly contributions of ethnic instruments, on percussions and horns on a drip of delay, reverbs and other space-echoes.
On the other side, the very rhythmic “Descarga Uno”, “Descarga Dos” and “Super Dopamine” show that the Parisian crew hasn’t lost its good habit to look around latin, ternary, and syncopated rhythms, in the ALVO only style!
A new millésime, a Grand Cru maybe, but for sure to taste and appreciate in all weathers including space ones.
Afrodisia - Elephant Sunrise
Afrodisia
Elephant Sunrise
LP | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Cordial)
24,99 €*
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The second album release on Cordial Recordings is a re-release of Afrodisia's highly collectible album 'Elephant Sunrise' from 1980 on Comma. the album is limited i pressing to 500 units. Afrodisia were combination of US soldiers with local musicians from Worms, Germany that were formed in 1978 and recorded two albums during their years together with 'Elephant Sunrise' being the only one that was actually released. Cordial Recordings will be issuing the previously unreleased album in 2019. 'Elephant Sunrise' has become a revered album by collectors because of the high quality of songs featured on the album which cross from soul to funk to disco and jazz with great ease. The band's leader Darnell Summers is originally from Detroit and is the brother of Headhunter Bill Summers who also features on the album as a player and songwriter. 'Sugar Free' is highly regarded by aficionados on the soul scene for it's glowing summer sounds and is one of the two songs that Bill Summers co-wrote on the album. This is one album not to be missed.
Alan Parker & John Cameron - Afro Rock
Alan Parker & John Cameron
Afro Rock
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Be With)
24,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This release comes on 180g vinyl and was remastered from the original tapes. Be With have raided the KPM archives to re-issue another of our favourites from the KPM 1000 series. They say: Hard Afro Pop featuring large percussive rhythm section and front line. We say: One of the best-loved of all the KPM LPs. Afro Rock was recorded at Morgan Studios by John Cameron and Alan Parker in London in 1973 as a collection of stripped-down African rhythms, virtuoso jazz instrumentation, fuzzed up wah wah guitars and spaced out library breaks. The percussion is effortlessly funky, and those flutes so melodic, it’s as if the LP was crafted with the beat lovers of the future firmly in mind. As Cameron himself described it in Unusual Sounds, this is “heavy duty drum-and-bass salsa music”. As with all of our KPM re-issues, the audio for The Road Forward comes from the original analogue tapes and has been remastered for vinyl by Be With regular Simon Francis. We’ve taken the same care with the sleeves, handing the reproduction duties over to Richard Robinson, the current custodian of KPM’s brand identity. And don’t worry! Those KPM stickers aren’t stuck directly on the sleeves!
Albert Berger Quartet - The Gate
Albert Berger Quartet
The Gate
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (No Business)
18,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
All compositions by Albert Beger
Recorded on May 31st and June 1st, 2017 at Alt Studio, Afula, Israel
Recorded and mixed by Yoram Lev and Itay Alter
Mastered by Arūnas Zujus at MAMAstudios
Cover art by Anat Beger
Back cover photo by Itay Alter
Design by Oskaras Anosovas
Alessandro Alessandroni - Alessandro Alessandroni E Il Suo Complesso
Alessandro Alessandroni
Alessandro Alessandroni E Il Suo Complesso
LP | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Sonor Music Editions)
28,99 €*
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sonor Music Editions is happy to announce the reissue of another holy grail by maestro Alessandro Alessandroni. The first legendary Farfalla release, "Alessandro Alessandroni E Il Suo Complesso" originally released in a few hundred copies on the cult Sermi imprint in February 1968. The seminal debut album realized by the legendary Italian maestro, featuring bewitching scat vocals by his wife Giulia De Mutiis (aka Kema), that truly started the Italian Library production golden era that would culminate in mid ‘1980s. A true landmark of the genre and an Italian discography jewel that spaces among the best Jazz, Bossa Nova and Lounge music; undoubtedly a desirable item of world’s record collecting field. Obsessive Jazz suites, enchanting scats over mind-blowing Bossa tunes, bouncy break-beats drums, groovy Pop and refined loungy atmospheres over some soft Psichedelia arrangements. An essential Italian Library masterpiece.
Alessandro Magnanini - Someway Still I Do
Alex Puddu - In The Eye Of The Cat
Alex Puddu
In The Eye Of The Cat
LP+CD | 2016 | EU | Original (Schema)
23,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A groovy vibrant jazz / soul / funk soundtrack for an imaginary hard-boiled movie from the 70s!
The varied selection of instruments (organ, flute, moog, bongos, cello, violin, drums, bass, acoustic
and electric guitars etc.) blend flawlessly into each other and make this album an intense and
inspired trip... in fact it may turn into a movie in front of your very eyes! Featuring the legendary
Edda Dell’Orso on vocals and her husband Giacomo on string arrangements!!!
Alex Puddu presents The Moonfires - Gotta Keep It Rollin
Alex Puddu presents The Moonfires
Gotta Keep It Rollin
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Al Dente)
19,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Artist and musician Alex Puddu, whom many already know for his “Danish Pornography” series and solo records, has written and produced the second album for his soulful band The Moonfires. A second coming that showcases strong R&B classic melodies and tight grooves that bring the listener up to a level of great funk bands like New Birth, Ohio Players, Mandrill, and Black Heat. The amazing album cover, showing King Kong spreading panic in the city, has been made by Italian comic-book and science fiction artist Giuseppe Festino, the same that, back in 70’s, illustrated the paperback covers of the popular sci-fi Urania series.
The opening Stones-inspired title-track “Gotta Keep it Rollin” kicks off the groove, building up with steady organ and a killer blues guitar riff, accompanying a street-story-telling by lead singer Duane Hobson. The second track is “Kill Me with the Rain”, a funky tune with powerful afro winds section, rock-funk guitar, and a great vocal leading all the way through the strong melody. “Woman” is a truly sexy-funk tune with Afro-vibes all throughout and catchy lyrics. The album’s first single, and probably the strongest tune on the album, is “Thunder Road”, a feel-good, up-tempo R&B song with catchy hook line and a sleazy organ playing along the tight rhythm section. The A-side closes with “Weekend Pleasure”, a powerful instrumental piece that lives up to the groove, and builds up to a cool break with a great bass solo.
The B-side starts strong with a cover of The Four Tops from the score “Are You Man Enough” – a great version of one the band’s top tunes! The following song is another album favorite, “Soul on Fire”: a well-produced tune played tight, and a perfect score for a street gang, warriors-type movie, as if it was written in 1979. The album continues on with two up-tempo tracks, “Funky City” and “Voodoo People” – definitely something for the dance floor! Crazy organ, funky riffs, massive percussion and congas taking the album to another level. The last song is a perfect ending, another great composition by Puddu: “King of The Night” – a strong West Coast ballad with prominent piano, played smooth all through, accentuated with a great vocal performance and a classic saxophone solo on the end.
“Gotta Keep It Rollin” is Alex Puddu at his groovest!!!
Alex Puddu - The Bull
Alex Puddu
The Bull
7" | 2015 | EU | Original (Schema)
8,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This 45rpm single anticipates the new full-length album by Alex Puddu, a real specialist in
the field of groovy imaginary soundtracks with a strong ‘70s vibe. The title of this 7’’ is “The
Bull”, and it’s the most representative track from the upcoming record “In the Eye of the
Cat”, which undoubtedly is one of Puddu’ s best and cohesive works to date.
As Nils Markvardsen (editor of the film magazine eXtase and film festival curator) says in
his liner notes featured on the album, “The Bull” confronts you with some intense flute and
a killer groove and here it’s easy to imagine a mob of armed gangsters robbing a bank in
an Italian crime film/poliziottesco!
As a B-side we have “Sequenza Erotica” (Erotic Sequence), an unreleased track that can
only be found on this 7’’, spreading that sexy cinematic feeling typical of Puddu’s production
(see for example his “Golden Age of Danish Pornography” series).
As for “In the Eye of the Cat”, Nils Markvardsen also defines it as a reference to the Italian
giallo film genre of the 1960s and 70s. These lurid murder mysteries/thrillers, featuring
black gloved killers lurking in the dark, gorgeous young ladies being chased and artistic displays
of blood and cruelty, usually had horrifying and imaginative film titles, in many cases
with the words; eye(s), black, blood, death, killer and the name of an animal of some sort
thrown in the mix. [...] A nice homage to giallo maestro Dario Argento from fellow Roman
Alex Puddu.
The North African influence on the percussion can be found throughout the album; it has
that groovy, vibrant 70s vibe. The varied selection of instruments (organ, flute, moog, bongos,
cello, violin, drums, bass, acoustic and electric guitars etc.) blend flawlessly into each
other and make this
Alexander Robotnick - Ce N'est Q'un Debut
Alexander Robotnick
Ce N'est Q'un Debut
LP | 2014 | US | Reissue (Medical)
22,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Medical Records presents the 2nd pressing of their second release (MR-002)! This Mini-LP was originally released on Materiali Sonori in 1984 in Italy and is long out of print. The 1st pressing on Medical was released in 2010 and is also now long out of print. Alexander Robotnick (aka Maurizio Dami) is an Italian electronic musician. He made his debut on the Italian music scene as the founding member of Avida, a dance-cabaret band featuring Daniele Trambusti and Stefano Fuochi.In 1983 he attained international popularity with his track “Problèmes d’amour”, published first by the Italian label Materiali Sonori and then by Sire-Wea. “Problèmes d’amour” went on to become a “cult track” of the disco scene. It became quite an import hit in America’s underground club scene, and sparked the mini-LP “Ce N’est Qu’un Début” that same year (originally released on Materiali Sonori in 1984 (Italy). It consists of 6 captivating tracks including the hit “Problèmes d’amour” as well as the track “Dance boy dance” which has appeared on other cult disco compilations. “Ce N’est Qu’un Début” will appeal to lovers of Italo disco, early new wave, and minimal pop. Presented on high-quality 160gram black vinyl this time in a limited edition of 500 copies.
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated - Red Hot From Alex
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated
Red Hot From Alex
LP | 1964 | UK (Trading Places)
19,99 €*
Release:1964 / UK
Genre:Organic Grooves
Alexis Korner's third album, originally released on the Transatlantic Label in 1964, after two live albums recorded at the Cavern at the Marquee, featuring his all-time hits 'Stormy Monday ' and Chicken Shack'. A true masterpiece from one of the godfathers of the white blues movement from the 60's.
Alfa Mist - Bring Backs Black Vinyl Edition
Alfa Mist
Bring Backs Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Anti)
22,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Alfa Mist is one of the driving forces behind a young and vibrant scene of UK musicians, who’ve taken on jazz as their musical narrative. On his new album Bring Backs the producer, self-taught pianist and rapper takes us on a sonic trip back to his beat-making past on the streets of East London, through the depth and musicality he discovered composing and playing jazz.



2017 saw the release of Alfa’s breakthrough record, Antiphon and the 2019’s album Structuralism were both self-released on his Sekito label. His latest endeavour, 2021’s Bring Backs, sees Alfa taking on new challenges. The record marks his first release for the label Anti and is also the most detailed exploration of his upbringing in musical form.
Alfa Mist - Bring Backs HHV Exclusive Peach Vinyl Edition
Alfa Mist
Bring Backs HHV Exclusive Peach Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Anti)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Peach colored vinyl edition exclusive to HHV and limited to 500 copies.

Alfa Mist is one of the driving forces behind a young and vibrant scene of UK musicians, who’ve taken on jazz as their musical narrative. On his new album Bring Backs the producer, self-taught pianist and rapper takes us on a sonic trip back to his beat-making past on the streets of East London, through the depth and musicality he discovered composing and playing jazz.



2017 saw the release of Alfa’s breakthrough record, Antiphon and the 2019’s album Structuralism were both self-released on his Sekito label. His latest endeavour, 2021’s Bring Backs, sees Alfa taking on new challenges. The record marks his first release for the label Anti and is also the most detailed exploration of his upbringing in musical form.
Alfa Mist - Bring Backs Velvet Purple Edition
Alfa Mist
Bring Backs Velvet Purple Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Anti)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Alfa Mist is one of the driving forces behind a young and vibrant scene of UK musicians, who’ve taken on jazz as their musical narrative. On his new album Bring Backs the producer, self-taught pianist and rapper takes us on a sonic trip back to his beat-making past on the streets of East London, through the depth and musicality he discovered composing and playing jazz.



2017 saw the release of Alfa’s breakthrough record, Antiphon and the 2019’s album Structuralism were both self-released on his Sekito label. His latest endeavour, 2021’s Bring Backs, sees Alfa taking on new challenges. The record marks his first release for the label Anti and is also the most detailed exploration of his upbringing in musical form.
Alfie Davison - Love Is Serious Business
Alfie Davison
Love Is Serious Business
7" | 2017 | UK | Original (Outta Sight)
11,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sublime single alltime great "modern" Northern Soul dancefloor packer including Richard Searling's rare 12inch version on the flip!
Alice Babs - Been To Canaan / It Don´t Mean A Thing
Alice Babs
Been To Canaan / It Don´t Mean A Thing
7" | 2018 | EU | Original (Dynamite Cuts)
12,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Another outstanding Jazz fusion release for Dynamite cuts. limited edition 7” release of 2 masterpieces by Alice Babs and Nils Lindberg's Orchestra. Both tracks taken from the “Music With A Jazz Flavour” LP.
Alice Coltrane - Ptah, The El Daoud
All The People - Cramp Your Style
All The People
Cramp Your Style
7" | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Blue Candle)
8,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
2020 blue vinyl repress.

Killer funk from the Henry Stone's Miami vaults… 1972 classic repressed and remastered for 2014 in original artwork as a dinked 7". Heavy duty dancefloor nugget! Official re issue.
Alley Pat - Pat's Rubber Band / Phone Call From The Devil
Alley Pat
Pat's Rubber Band / Phone Call From The Devil
7" | 1977 | EU | Reissue (Everland)
11,99 €*
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
One more extremely obscure 7 inch reissue on EVERLAND MUSIC. Originals are impossible to find, so it actually makes sense to me, to make it available again to all the soul and funk collectors and probably new fans out there. Recorded by the legendary Calvin Arnold, the title track is a groovy, simmering hot funk song as funky as it could be. Early 70s sound, although the music was recorded in 1977. The B side contains a kind of spoken word performance, a phone call, as the title tells you. One guy, certainly the band’s singer, answering a phone call talking to someone whom he refers to as “The Devil” or “Mr. Boogeyman”. There are people in the background laughing. A strange track indeed. The A side indeed is a killer tune and worth the few bucks for this great reissue alone. Funk aficionados will grab a copy anyway.This is a great dancefloor sweeper with a hypnotizing structure, beautiful horn section melodies, an ever pulsating groove, commanding spoken vocals and female singers in between. Clever DJs should grab a copy to make their audience go wild. A nifty little obscurity and worth having for fans of music as black as music can be. Great sound, great interplay, steaming hot performance, this tune has everything you would want and is even a memorable effort. It stands the test of time.
Almeta Lattimore - These Memories (Alternate Mix)
Almeta Lattimore
These Memories (Alternate Mix)
7" | 2014 | EU | Original (Record Shack)
9,99 €*
Release:2014 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
One of the most soulful 45s ever made, recorded at United Sound Studios in Detroit, presented here in an unissued alternate mix!!
Altin Gün - On
Ambrose Akinmusire - On The Tender Spot Of Every Calloused Moment
Andre Tanker & The Mansa Musa Drummers - Back Home
Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham - Sankofa Season
Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham
Sankofa Season
12" | 2020 | EU | Original (Kitto)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
South London soul artist Andrew Ashong returns with his first full release since 2014 – an expansive six-track collaboration with Kaidi Tatham, the unrivalled underground virtuoso described as the UK's Herbie Hancock. Endorsed and supported by: Benji B, Gilles Peterson, Tom Ravenscoft, J Rocc, Alexander Nut, Jamz Supernova, Ross Allan, DJ Moxie, Funkineven, Taro (Jazzy Sport), Charlie Bones, Bradley Zero and many more...
Anthony Coleman - Catenary Oath
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Wave
Aretha Franklin - Amazing Grace: The Complete Recordings
Aretha Franklin - The Electrifying Aretha
Armando Trovajoli - Jazz Piano
Armando Trovajoli
Jazz Piano
LP | 2020 | EU (Survival Research)
14,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU
Genre:Organic Grooves
Roman pianist and film composer Armando Trovajoli scored over 300 feature films during his remarkable career. Starting out in the 1930s as a player in Orchestra Rocco Grasso and Sesto Carlini’s beloved jazz orchestra, in 1949 he represented Italy at the Festival du Jazz de Paris and he began composing films three years later. Jazz Piano, released by RCA in 1959, saw Trovajoli fronting a quartet with three of his regular orchestra members, namely drummer Sergio Conti, bassist/arranger Berto Pisano and guitarist Enzo Grillini, sensitively tackling Monk’s “Round Midnight,” relegating “Get Me To The Church On Time” as rapid piano jazz, and plenty showtunes similarly reconfigured.
Art Blakey - Big Beat
Art Blakey
Big Beat
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Not Now)
15,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
It takes one to know one. Which is why jazz drummers have always been ready to join the queue when assessing Art Blakey's influence, not only in the field of percussion but in the shaping of his chosen genre. Max Roach described him as "An original - the only drummer whose time I recognise immediately. When I first met him on 52nd Street in 1944, he already had the polyrhythmic thing down. He was doing it before anybody else." Thelonious Monk Jr concurred: "When I became a drummer, I learned how to swing from Art Blakey. What he did with the hi-hat and his roll got pressed into my soul. He had a primal approach to drums." All of which warmed the ears of Blakey, who admitted that his aim was to be one of the greatest drummers in the world- an ambition which he undoubtedly achieved.
Artemis - Artemis
Asnake Gebreyes - Ahadu
Asnake Gebreyes
Ahadu
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Buda Musique)
19,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Cult 80s Ethiopian recording, first time on vinyl.
Astrud Gilberto - That Girl From Ipanema
Astrud Gilberto
That Girl From Ipanema
LP | 1977 | EU (Trading Places)
19,99 €*
Release:1977 / EU
Genre:Organic Grooves
The daughter of a Brazilian mother and German father, Astrud Gilberto achieved international prominence with “The Girl From Ipanema,” an inauspicious debut recorded for the landmark album her husband, Joao Gilberto, created with Stan Getz in 1963. Moving to the USA, where she was subsequently based, she continued her solo career and also toured with Getz, with whom she later began a relationship. Over-the-top classic That Girl From Ipanema allowed her to revisit the hit in the sweeping high-fidelity full-spectrum setting of a disco big-band, the album overseen by Mfsb and Salsoul mainstay, Vince Montana. Along with individual takes of Cole Porter’s “Love For Sale” and Harry Nilsson’s “The Puppy Song,” original “Far Away” benefits from the understated trumpet of Chet Baker, but the album ultimately revels in all things disco, the Brazilian element coming courtesy of percussionist Dom Um Romao on select tracks. Crank up the volume and tune in to the brass, piano and percussion that percolates under Astrud’s characteristically soft and sultry vocals to fully experience this underrated gem.
August Heat - You And Me / Hooked On You
Automatic City - One Batch Of The Blues
Avishai Cohen Trio - From Darkness
Baba Sissoko - Three Gees
Baba Sissoko
Three Gees
LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Blind Faith)
16,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The 2015 full-length from the highly regarded Malian griot was recorded with a little bit of help from the soulful voices of Djeli Mah Damba Koroba and Djana Sissoko, respectively his mother and his young daughter. They are the voices of the past, the present and the future, living in the twilight zone where the Malian roots blooms into a new sound of hope and happiness. Also involved are Fernando "Bugaloo" Velez (The Dap-kings, Antibalas) on percussion, and the legendary Corey Harris on slide guitar.
Babyman (Carsten Erobique Meyer) - a sexy-Box
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - 1 Thing / Hoola Hoop
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
1 Thing / Hoola Hoop
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Big Crown)
9,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following up on the massive success of their sophomore full length “The Serpent’s Mouth”, Bacao
Rhythm & Steel Band is back with another dance floor classic.
Side A is their already infamous cover of Amerie’s smash hit “1 Thing”. Done up in what is now their
signature fashion, they take on the break originally lifted from The Meters, and believe it or
not….step it up a notch. Steel pans play her infectious vocal melody lines over the raucous and
crushing drum track. This will have the dance floor turning to the booth in amazement and wonder
as soon as the pans come in. An absolute essential for DJs across the globe.
The B Side, “Hoola Hoop” is a BRSB original tune, the stuff that B Boys dream about…Setting it off
with a killer breakbeat intro that drops into pan hits and flute flourishes, never losing the groove and
full of energy. They trade off leads from flute to steel pans while running through turnarounds and
drum fills building more energy the whole time like a snowball rolling down a mountain headed right
for the speakers.
Bar-Kays - Soul Finger
Bar-Kays
Soul Finger
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Music On Vinyl)
23,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
'Soul Finger' is the debut album of the Bar-Kays, recorded by Tom Dowd and Chris Huston. The instrumental band, was tutored by Al Jackson, Jr. and the other members of Booker T. & the M.G.'s, which shows in the tightness of the rhythm section. This is great Stax/Volt instrumental music from the '60s. The title track became a Top 20 crossover pop hit in addition to one of the band's best-known works. A must have for every funk and soul fan.
Baris Manco - Kayalarin Oglu 2023
Baris Manco
Kayalarin Oglu 2023
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Türküola)
21,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Türküola’s new vinyl release of Kayalarınoğlu 2023 is based on Barış Manço & Kurtalan Ekspres’ 1975 album “2023”. On the other hand you can hear tracks like “Estergon Kalesi”, “Ben Bilirim Ben Bilirim” as well. “Estergon Kalesi” was the latest single released before the 2023 LP and “Ben Bilirim” was the A side of the single which contained single version “2023” at the flipside. In addition to these additional tracks you can hear the unedited version of “Kolbastı” first time on vinyl.
2023 was Manço’s most experimental album which contained a lot of electronic sounds of analogue synthesizers and also early drum machines. The track “Kayaların Oğlu-2023” has a touch of early electronic music of its age just like Jean Michael Jarre and Chezlaw Niemen. “Ben Bilirim” is a power funky song while the band’s experiments in Baykoca Destanı drives us to concept albums of pogressive rock groups such as Genesis, Yes, Renaissance etc. You can hear moody Anatolian Rock ballads in “Uzun İnce Bir Yoldayım” and “Yol Verin ağalar Beyler”. In both tracks you can hear a powerful rhythm section formed of two drummers and one percussionist.
The cover art also reflects the esthetic approach of Türküola during 1970s and 1980s. After the accurate reissues of 2023 by different companies, Türküola gives a new path to interpret the album once again but this time in a new vision.
BBNG (BadBadNotGood) - IV HHV Exclusive Clear Blue Vinyl Edition
BBNG (BadBadNotGood)
IV HHV Exclusive Clear Blue Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2016 | US | Reissue (Innovative Leisure)
29,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Only 1 per customer! Limited pressing of 400 copies on clear blue vinyl for HHV!
Ben Pirani - Light Of My Life / Dreamin's For Free Black Vinyl Edition
Ben Pirani
Light Of My Life / Dreamin's For Free Black Vinyl Edition
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Colemine)
8,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Here's the single that put Mr. Ben Pirani on every soul DJ's radar a couple of years ago. Now finally this single is back in print along with a new one leading up to Ben's full length LP later this year. This 45 is dance-floor heaven. Super sweet, super catchy, one cannot be controlled when you're listening to "Light Of My Life" and "Dreamin's For Free" is just that.....dreamy. A killer two-sider that was hard to come by until now.
Big Mean Sound Machine - Running For The Ghost
Big Mean Sound Machine
Running For The Ghost
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Blank Slate)
18,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Runnin' For The Ghost' is the fourth album by New York based Big Mean Sound Machine and is probably their finest collection of works. The album features their usual Afro fused funk locked in jams with a sparkle of magical jazz. From the opening jam of 'Return Of The March' the scene is set for an aural listening treasure that won't fail to sink deep into your soul. The album has been a popular seller on pre-sale so for us in the shop and it's available to purchase for distribution. one not to be missed.
Bill Brown & The Soul Injection - Dreamworld Fantasies / Stay Off The Moon
Bill Brown & The Soul Injection
Dreamworld Fantasies / Stay Off The Moon
7" | 2020 | UK | Original (Super Disco Edits)
13,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bill Brown and Al Hall jr met around 1971, they were both in south central L.A and shared the same apartment building, also in the same building was Doug Carn and brownstone singer billy Wilson. These studio sessions were don't at Paramount studios Hollywood where Al Hall jr was working for producer Art Smith a&c music. The main distributor for A&C was Accent records. So the Soul Injections very first single "Stay off the moon" was released via Accent, as was Bill Brown's "Bip Bam" The group wasn't that pleased with how Accent handle the releases so Bill took it upon himself to set up his own label called Brownstone records. Many musicians were called in for studio sessions these included Doug Carn, organ; Kirk Lightsey, keyboards; Mel Bolton, guitars; Mel Lee, drums; Al Hall jr (trombones), Willaim 'Bill Henderson strings. The label was met with some confrontation from other Hollywood labels and many of the Brownstone releases were told not to hit the shops by Mafia run labels. Later around 1975 Brownstone released a track by Everyday people feat Alexis "world full of people"....A now cult soul 45 ....We are pleased to give you our last outing for Bill and the Crew. "Dreamworld Fantasies" is a wonderful unissued 1977 modern soul disco tune dreaming of how our lives should be, flip it over and we have given you the rare previously released 1971 single of "Stay off the moon" a political message that still seems relevant today
Bill Evans Trio - Sunday At The Village Vanguard / Waltz For Debby
Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby - The Village Vanguard Sessions
Bill Spoon - A Spoonful Of Soul
Bill Withers - Live At Carnegie Hall
Bill Withers
Live At Carnegie Hall
2LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
25,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
180 Gram Audiophile Pressing / Gatefold Sleeve
Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
Billy Boy - I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled
Billy Boy
I Wish You Would / I Was Fooled
7" | 1955 | EU | Reissue (Vee Jay)
11,99 €*
Release:1955 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
These Billy Boy Arnold cuts are amongst the finest he issued. His ‘spoken’ delivery of lyrics coupled with his brilliant harmonica playing make his recordings both hard hitting and effortlessly lilting at the same time. These are all blues masterpieces and issued here with the original A/B sides.
Black Pumas - Black Moon Rising / Fire Black Vinyl Version
Black Pumas - Black Pumas Deluxe Edition
Blue Mitchell - Blue's Moods
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley & The Wailers
Bobby Bradford & Frode Gjerstad & Kent Carter & John Stevens - Blue Cat
Bobby Hebb - Sunny / Bread
Bobby Moore / Sweet Music - (Call Me Your) Anything Man / I Get Lifted Record Store Day 2020 Edition
Bobby Moore / Sweet Music
(Call Me Your) Anything Man / I Get Lifted Record Store Day 2020 Edition
12" | 2020 | US | Original (Soul Brother)
20,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Record Store Day 2020 Release.
Limitation: 1000 copies.

Soul Brother Records present two rare Scepter / Wand disco classics on one limited edition 12” single for Record Store Day RSD 2020 Limited Edition 1,000 Copies. Bobby Moore was a singer, musician and bandleader from New Orleans. He worked as a writer and arranger from the 1960s to 1980s, (Call Me Your) Anything Man one of only a handful of solo 7” single releases. The 12” version has never been commercially released before, it’s prior existence in this format has only been on acetate. Sweet Music were the vocal trio who sang background vocals with KC and The Sunshine Band. Never before on 12”
Bobby Oroza - This Love / Should I Take You Home
Bobby Oroza
This Love / Should I Take You Home
7" | 2016 | US | Reissue (Big Crown)
11,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
With their full length getting wrapped up now, Big Crown Records is proud to present the
debut single from Finland’s own Bobby Oroza.
Side A, This Love is already an underground classic, and has been a huge hit with the
sweet soul crowd since it’s original release last year on Timmion Records. Produced by
Cold Diamond & Mink and recorded at Timmion Studios in Helsinki, Finland, this team has
clearly got the magic. With its tough drums, maverick guitar work, in the cut bass, and
Bobby’s calm yet pleading monotone vocals, this is one hell of a song and an absolute must
have for Soul collectors.
Side B is the never before heard and very well executed homage to Sunny & The Sunliners
classic song, Should I Take You Home. Bobby takes the task of covering a near perfect
tune and does it justice by making it their own while never losing sight of the magic that
makes Sunny’s original so sublime. This is going to take the sweet soul crowd by storm and
is a perfect follow up to the already beloved,This Love. Another Big Crown Sure shot.
Bobby Patterson - The Storyteller Black Vinyl Edition
Bobby Patterson
The Storyteller Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Tidal Waves Music)
29,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Rare Southern-Soul private pressing recorded in 1976-1977
First vinyl reissue since 1982
Deluxe 180g vinyl edition (available on both black and clear vinyl)
Black edition limited to 500, clear edition to 100 copies

Bobby Patterson’s (born 1944) life in music has had many facets. Whether as a DJ in Texas (he had a popular show at the Dallas-based radio station KKDA until 2012), a producer for artists like Fontella Bass & Roscoe Robinson, a writer whose work has been covered by everyone from Albert King to Jeff Tweedy, or as a recording artist – Bobby always brings the soul! Mr. Patterson’s career résumé includes every aspect of the business as a recording artist, singer, songwriter, producer, label owner and promoter.

Bobby Patterson began performing when he was ten, playing guitar and drums. In his early teens his band (The Royal Rockers) won many talent contests, including one in 1957 which earned him a trip to California to record a single for Liberty Records. In 1962, Patterson recorded for Abnak Records and convinced the label’s owner to start a soul division, called Jetstar Records. Bobby Patterson recorded for them for the next six years, becoming a talented songwriter, producer, and promoter in the process.

Bobby wrote numerous hits (all self-penned) and next to recording under his own name, he also went on to produce and promote records made by other artists…he was even awarded with gold records for his work as a promoter for LL Cool J and RUN DMC. In 1972 Bobby signed with Paula records and recorded another milestone of his, the album: It’s Just A Matter Of Time.

To this day Bobby continuous to delight his longtime fans (and first-time listeners) with his stage presence and overall high-spirited performances. Patterson’s personality, combined with his nostalgic aura, produce an unforgettable live experience…bringing his energy and vibrancy to audiences wherever he appears. Bobby is engaging and stunning audiences around the country with his charm and unique showmanship.

On the album we are presenting you today (The Storyteller, recorded under his alias Bobby Story) you’ll find elements all of the above and more! The LP is classic “storytelling” Modern Southern Soul, with so many magical moments all the way through. The tracks on here were actually recorded in 1976-1977 but were only released in 1982 (on Bobby’s own label Proud). All the songs were produced by Bobby Patterson himself and are the perfect mix of sensitive ballads and dance tracks to let you boogie all night long. What we have here is THE perfect blend of soul, funk and blues… The Storyteller is deep soul done right and it has been fascinating DJ’s, fans & collectors since the very start.

Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents the first ever vinyl reissue of this fantastic funk/soul album (originally released in 1982 on Mr. Patterson’s own Dallas-based Proud Records). 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 (500 copies) complete with the original artwork.
Bobo Yeye - Belle Epoque In Upper Volta
Bobo Yeye
Belle Epoque In Upper Volta
3LP | 2016 | US | Original (Numero Group)
59,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
From his studio in central Bobo-Dioulasso, photographer Sory Sanlé documented a nation’s transformation from colonial foothold to cosmopolitan oasis. Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque in Upper Volta provides an intimate look into the landlocked nation’s pop culture explosion of the 1970s. A melange of community elders and emboldened youth spill from the brightly lit confines of Sanlé’s Volta Photo into the dimly lit nightclubs of Upper Volta’s cultural capital. Accompanying this hardbound monograph are dozens of rare and evocative recordings spread over three discs by Bobo-Dioulasso’s musical titans: Volta Jazz, Dafra Star, Echo Del Africa, and Les Imbattables Léopards.
Bola De Nieve - Bola De Nieve
Branford Marsalis Quartet - The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul
Brian Power - Falling Back Into Love Feat. Marc Evans
Bridge - Crying For Love
Bridge
Crying For Love
2LP | 2020 | EU | Original (High Jazz)
42,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Bridge - Hailing from Oakland/Berkeley, California.. in 1981 they spent four weeks in Boulder, Colorado cutting an album for the Bang label that never saw the light of day. This Double LP is a collection of the demos that helped the group land the Bang deal. Never released until 2000 on First Experience Records, it became an instant Modern Soul classic and highly sought after. 16 beautiful tracks featuring incredible vocal performances from Debravon Lewis & Derick Hughes. No fillers. One of the best and most beloved records in its genre. A must have! Produced by Paul Tillman Smith & Jon Bendich for Drawbridge Productions. "These selections reveal a sophisticated fusion of soul, jazz, rock, and latin elements that placed Bridge well ahead of its time. " - Lee Hildebrand "Derick was amazing, like a young Donny Hathaway, so spiritual, so pure!", "And Debra had a way of letting her vulnerability come through. When we were producing her in the studio, you felt everything that she was singing. There wasn’t any faking, and the tone that she had, Debra would make us cry!" - Jon Bendich
Brown And Roach Incorporated - Brown And Roach Incorporated
Brown And Roach Incorporated
Brown And Roach Incorporated
LP | 1955 | EU | Reissue (Down At Dawn)
12,99 €*
Release:1955 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles in August 1954, this is the first Emarcy recording of the legendary Brown & Roach Quintet featuring the great Harold Land on tenor sax, Richie Powell on piano and George Morrow on bass. Under the direction of two modern Jazz masters such as trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Max Roach the quintet shines through a fine set of classic standards, including "Stompin' at the Savoy", Cole Porter's "I Get a Kick out of You" and a couple of Brown-Roach originals.
Brownout - Trackstar The DJ To The Edge Of Panic
Brownout
Trackstar The DJ To The Edge Of Panic
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Fat Beats)
9,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Fresh off the success of their latest album ‘Fear of A Brown Planet’, Brownout hit back with a limited Gold 7" featuring album highlight "Trackstar The DJ To The Edge of Panic", backed by a scorching non-album cut "She Watches Channel Zero". 2 Public Enemy classics brought to life by the tightest and funkiest band on the road today!
Brownout - You Don't Have To Fall / Super Bright Gold Vinyl Edition
Brownout
You Don't Have To Fall / Super Bright Gold Vinyl Edition
7" | 2017 | US | Original (Fat Beats)
9,99 €*
Release:2017 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
An 8-piece outfit formed ten years ago by members of Grammy Awardwinning Latin revival orchestra Grupo Fantasma, Brownout has evolved into a musical force all its own. After garnering their third Austin Music Award last year, the band has continued to produce music that is unflinchingly progressive, while evoking the classic influences of artists such asWAR, Cymande and Funkadelic. They’ve performed at events including Bonnaroo, High Sierra Music Festival, Pickathon, FFFFest, Bear Creek Music Festival, Utopia Festival and Pachanga Fest, while regularly touring the U.S. Brownout’s also served as a highly in-demand backing band for artists including Prince, Daniel Johnston, GZA and Bernie Worrell.

This 45 features two cuts from their latest release, Over The Covers, on limited edition gold vinyl
Brume - Mother Blast
Butterfield Blues Band, The - East West
Butterfield Blues Band, The
East West
LP | 1966 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
21,99 €*
Release:1966 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Paul Butterfield was an iconic blues harmonica player and singer, famous for his in 1963 formed Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Their 1966 releases classic East West is one of the outstanding albums in which they integrated psychedelic rock in traditional blues music. The supergroup consisted at that time of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield, keyboardist Mark Naftalin, bassist Jerome Arnold, drummer Billy Davenport and, of course, the master himself, Paul Butterfield. The authentic blues sounds are woven in the sounds of jazz and raga music. It’s an exciting trip in which you can hear the talented individuals, but also how they created their music together. The album proved to be one of the essential albums in the blues-rock movement of the 60s.

Paul Butterfield died in 1987 at the age of 44. During that time he was still recording new songs. In 2006 he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame and in 2015 again as part of his own Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
Caetano Veloso - Araca Azul Colored Vinyl Edition
Caetano Veloso
Araca Azul Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Lilith)
13,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Apparently when this album was originally released in 1972, confused and bewildered fans, expecting more of the same found on Transa, released earlier that year, returned the album to the shop, demanding a refund. Meanwhile, critics raved, and many now consider Araçá Azul known as CAETANO VELOSO’s “experimental album” to be one of his great creative moments. To be fair to his many fans, it was a stark departure from his previous releases, which were decidedly more pop, but Veloso had been through a lot recently, having just returned from political exile in the UK, so it is no wonder that the artist was feeling a bit like he needed to fly in the face of conformity. In Veloso‚s own words, “I made this album without thinking, without taking the time to stop to think.” He refers to the album’s “insolent experimentalism” and calls it a kind of “last stand.” Color vinyl version.
Cal Tjader - Solar Heat Gold Vinyl Edition
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…
Cannonball Adderley / John Coltrane Quintet - In Chicago
Caserta - Diana Black Vinyl Edition
Caserta
Diana Black Vinyl Edition
7" | 2019 | EU | Reissue (Bridge Boots)
11,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
While Bobby was the track that sparked the idea for Caserta to start BridgeBoots, Diana was always in the back of his mind. Diana started off as a release on the long since defunct LegitMix platform. Now it gets new life remixed and mastered by Caserta @TheBridge StudioLA, with a more concise 7 inch edit as well as a brand new Sing A Long dub on the flip, it's sure to be a main stay in the crates for years to come.
Celeste - Not Your Muse
Chakachas - Chakachas
Chaki - The Water
Charles Bradley - No Time For Dreaming Expanded Edition
Charles Bradley
No Time For Dreaming Expanded Edition
LP | 2011 | US | Reissue (Daptone)
15,99 €*
Release:2011 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Includes 2 bonus cover versions!
(Bonus songs are not available on the LP format but ARE available for download via MP3 coupon that comes with every LP.)
Charles Lloyd Quartet, The - The Flowering
Charles Tolliver's Music Inc - Live At The Loosdrecht Jazz Festival
Charles Tolliver's Music Inc
Live At The Loosdrecht Jazz Festival
LP | 1972 | UK | Reissue (Strata-East)
44,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Re-mastering by: Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London

Charles Tolliver began his professional career and simultaneously his recording debut with the saxophone giant Jackie McLean on Blue Note Records in 1964. Since then he has become one of the all-time preeminent trumpeters in Jazz as well as one of its most gifted composer/arranger bandleaders. He is also a Grammy nominated recipient for his Blue Note Records recording "With Love".

With a career that has spanned five decades he has recorded and/or performed with such renowned artists as Roy Haynes, Hank Mobley, Willie Bobo, Horace Silver, McCoy Tyner, Sonny Rollins, Booker Ervin, Gary Bartz, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Oliver Nelson, Stanley Cowell, Herbie Hancock, Andrew Hill, Louis Hayes, Roy Ayers, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, and owned the trumpet chair with the great Max Roach for some years. https://charlestolliver.com/

This LP is jazz of high energy and high sincerity. Jazz at it's best. One of Tolliver's (and jazz's) masterpieces. It is a live recording from 1972. On another occasion, Tolliver recorded with another quartet with Stanley Cowell on piano, and some critics prefer that quartet. However, this quartet is the equal of that one. I think John Hicks did a masterful job of piano playing here. Hicks equalled Charles in energy. The bass playing of Reggie Workman (who was John Coltrane's bassist) is equally smouldering. Drummer Alvin Queen is a perfect match for the other three.
Passionate Jazz Fan.

Tolliver's music (which holds on to one's attention throughout the live set) has its connections to the bebop tradition but also forges ahead and can be quite passionate. Recommended. By Scott Yanow/AMG Personnel: Roberto Miranda - Bass
Everett Brown Jr. - Drums
Aubrey Hart - Flute
Adele Sebastian - Flute, Vocals
Fundi Legohn (tracks: B1) – French horn
Virjilio Figueroa - Percussion
Linda Hill - Piano, Vocals
Sabir Matteen* - Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet
Jugegr Juan Grey - Vocals

Produced by Tom Albach

Recorded & mixed by Dennis Moody in 1981
Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny - Beyond The Missouri Sky
Charlie - Spacer Woman Reworked
Charly Kingson - Born In Africa
Charly Kingson
Born In Africa
12" | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Fleet)
12,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Charly Kingson, (ps. for Charlie Kingue Soppo) is a legend of afro-funk who managed to shake the entire continent up with his infamous 1978 LP, Born In Africa. Often forgotten when conversations turn to Afro-dance, and the likes of Tony Allen or Fela Kuti, he has been an incredible source of inspiration to many musicians exploring the funkier side of jazz-dance, and this album itself goes way beyond any traditional notion of tropical discotheque. "Born In African" itself is a funky groover for the dancefloor and here is the original 1982 Remix, made by Dutch legendary percussionist Eddie Conard available again, featuring “Nimele Bolo” on the flip-side. Released in 1982 on Ariola/Fleet, but also pressed on the original Fleet label. The latter (remarkably with identical catalog-number) never saw daylight. But, we got them all! All in all, this hard to find 12” (at Discogs copies on the Ariola/Fleet label go for around 250 euro) was recently re-discovered, and now you can finally enjoy it again.
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Chevance - Outremusique Pour Enfants 1974/1985
Chevance
Outremusique Pour Enfants 1974/1985
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Born Bad)
15,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Another Music for Children / 1974-1985
In the land of Presidents Giscard and Mitterand, thermal clothing and elbow pads, Sautet films and Sunday roasts, the carpeting of a nursery is strewn with a handful of 7-inches. There, exotic birds and courteous elephants guarding a castle built with cakes form a Front for the Liberation of the Imaginary: colourful, systematically framed illustrations standing out against the cream background of gatefold sleeves… doorways to a maze of sounds at the crossroads between the neatest form of chanson and the most prospective jazz.
Founded in the course of the 1970s by Philippe Gavardin, the small collection named Chevance is above all the story of buddies who were out and about between the twilight of the Trente Glorieuses and the disenchantment that followed the socialists’ rise to power, gravitating around this mentor known for his kindness and curiosity. Originally a linguist, Gavardin was one of these open-minded intellectuals, with one foot in the Contrescarpe cabarets and the other in step with the avant-garde, combining his apparently classical tastes with a keen interest in the novelties of his time. It is notably with Jean-Louis Méchali—a drummer from the free jazz scene who became Gavardin’s team-mate and arranged a good deal of the releases—that he forged the identity of this series of recordings for the younger generations: musically janus-faced, definitely literary, impregnated with a surrealism that echoed the decade’s psychedelic and libertarian experiments. The label developed a real editorial policy disregarding commercial constraints. Each record took a clear direction: modern fables, bestiaries, musical tales, cookbooks… Words were the backbone and every release was both carefully designed and perfectly manufactured.
Several teams were built up in the course of meetings which were more like congenial brainstormings. In the chanson category, Anne and Gilles, a duet regularly performing in the left bank area, alternated with the Swiss actress Cristine Combe who had recently settled in Paris and wanted to sing Kurt Weill. As for the folk projects, Imbert and Moreau, who were more in the hippie vein, took turns with the canonical pioneer Steve Waring, whose famous Grenouilles were then turning round and round in José Arthur’s Pop Club. The musicians included many a jazzman from some of the most adventurous factions of the French scene: Méchali’s fellow travellers involved in the Cohelmec Ensemble; The Marvelous Band, a gang from Lyon that had also co-founded the “Association à la Recherche d’un Folklore Imaginaire” (Association in Search of an Imaginary Folklore); and various mavericks like multi-instrumentalist Teddy Lasry, or the intriguing, so often credited Jacques Cassard, whose track seems to have been completely lost today.
Initially distributed by the label Le Chant du Monde, Chevance was definitely included in the catalogue of this venerable parent company when Gavardin started directing it. Thus, it joined a selection of traditional music and work songs also including chanson, poetry and recordings that just can’t be categorised. While bookshops for kids knew a historic boom in France, the collection eventually enjoyed the monopoly of the prizes awarded by “Loisirs Jeunes” or the Charles Cros Academy, a key factor to reach school and library networks.
If the collection gives a striking change from mass-produced music for kids, its spirit is nevertheless akin to other singular attempts that were made at the time.
Mixing songwriting and avant-garde jazz, Chevance seems to be, first of all, Saravah’s younger sibling. Founded by Pierre Barouh, Saravah showed the same balance between moderation and radicalism, with oddities like those of Brigitte Fontaine, Alfred Panou, Barney Willen and so many other musicians feeding the creative frenzy that characterised the French jazz scene.1 As the Cohelmec Ensemble bridged the two worlds, the teams got to know one another and often worked in the same studios.
As for the literary dimension, it is right in the lineage of the American iconoclastic publisher Harlin Quist, whose activity in France left its mark on the genre. Similar selections, a common taste for playful uses of language, and the same distancing from both conventional and outcome-based education… A universe excluding the mundane to make room for cosmogonic visions in which, at the turn of each page, everyday life is relentlessly assaulted by the incongruous. The parallelism with Chevance goes even beyond questions of editorial, graphical or typographical choices: the two worked with the same team of illustrators, which included Henri Galeron, Nicole Claveloux and Patrick Couratin.
While Chevance had strong literary roots, Le Chant du Monde developed, in the middle of the 1980s, another collection in a more abstract, rigorously instrumental line, far from textual concerns.
Initiated by Anne H. Bustarret, a critic, a major activist in the field of creation for kids and a friend of Gavardin’s, Sonoriage openly campaigned for ”an active initiation to the listening and reading of today’s music based on the attention to every day sonic environments.” Inspired by the many situations she experienced in workshops and the hundreds of hours she spent stirring the imagination of children with a bunch of keys hanging at the end of a string, Bustarret carefully presented each record, systematically adding an illustrated, notebook-like insert to guide the kids’ listening.
Bernard Baschet—the sound sculptor who invented, along with his brother François, the “crystal” bearing their name, and worked with Pierre Schaeffer on the typology of sound objects for the Treatise on Musical Objects—was an old friend of Anne Bustarret’s. She therefore naturally turned to him for the Musiques de table project, before he oriented her towards Jean-François Gaël. A cornerstone of the amazingly hybrid band Sonorhc, a student of acousmatics and a first-class arranger who had worked for many of the decade’s singers, Gaël was a crystal lover who followed Baschet around his interventions, including in schools.
When Gaël set to work, Bustarret called the composer Alain Savouret, asking him to select excerpts from his tape-recorded Sonate Baroque, so as to compile another volume entitled Musiques en Bande. Renaud Gagneux, who was in charge of the Louvre’s carillon, had just been ringing his bells for Musiques sur la place when she contacted the outsider naturalist Knud Viktor about a project which, unfortunately, was never carried out.
As a rather up-to-date though not-so-commercially-successful collection, Sonoriage constitutes a kind of ideal illustration of François Delalande’s theories.2 This very serious member of the GRM also worked as a research supervisor at the National Audiovisual Institute. His theories emphasised the unexpected parallelism between the methods of the most respectable practitioners of concrete music and the way the youngest children explore their sonic environment.
Necessarily incomplete and subjective, this very partial overview deliberately draws attention to the most peculiar tracks. Unfortunately, some equally valuable works could not be included: Jean-Louis Méchali and François Ruy-Vidal’s Petit Poucet (a monolithic musical tale that cannot be sized down), Colette Magny’s rough and raucous lullabies, B-sides from the Antifables series, La Promenade de Picasso, a record that had to be destroyed and therefore seems definitely lost… May the most curious listeners feel like putting these fragments back in their broader context so as to (re)discover the vast inheritance this uncommon project bequeathed us.
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