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Czarface - Czarmageddon Limited Collector's Lunchbox w/ Tape & Trading Cards
Czarface
Czarmageddon Limited Collector's Lunchbox w/ Tape & Trading Cards
Box | 2022 | US | Original (Silver Age)
39,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited Edition Collector's Lunchbox with Czarmageddon! Cassette and Exclusive Trading Cards (Series 2) Includes: -Collector's Lunchbox with embossed Czarface art on front and back -Series 2 Trading Cards only available with the Lunchbox. -Cassette of Czarmageddon! only available in the Lunchbox

Hot off their two smashes for Marvel’s blockbuster film Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Czarface is back, triumphantly swinging into your universe with their new album Czarmageddon! Expect many twists and turns as Wu-Tang’s Inspectah Deck and Esoteric go to war with an all-new, all-different soundscape from Czarface producers the Czar Keys. Alt-rap icon Kool Keith shatters the lyrical glass and the enigmatic Frankie Pulitzer, who first appeared on the Venom soundtrack on Czarface’s Today’s Special, is back with guns blazing. Collectors will crash the gates for this all new chapter of the Czarface saga. Includes exclusive trading cards illustrated by Czarface chief artist Lamour Supreme!
Ed O.G & Da Bulldogs - Roxbury 02119
Ed O.G & Da Bulldogs
Roxbury 02119
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (90's Tapes / HHV)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited edition of 100 copies on cassette.

Widely known for the classic cut "Love Comes And Goes", Ed O.G & Da Bulldogs' sophomore album "Roxbury 02119" from 1993 has way more to offer and is another nugget from the golden era that shouldn't be missed in a 90's collection. The production was mostly handled by Diamond D of D.I.T.C. and Joe Mansfield and the re-release includes a few bonus tracks from the albums' accompanying 12" releases including a remix by RZA.

Available in a limited run on 3LP+7", CD in digipak as well as jewel case and cassette.
Shadez Ov Blac - Comprehension
Shadez Ov Blac
Comprehension
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (90's Tapes / HHV)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited edition of 100 copies on cassette of "Comprehension", the sophomore album by Shadez Ov Blac from Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

The group's debut "Next School Pioneers" dropped in 1995 via Peanuts & Corn, a Canadian underground label run by mcenroe. "Comprehension" followed in 1999, originally self-released on CD only accompanied by a now hard-to-find 12" release.

The album features mic guests such as Odario, Ismaila and Fayce as well as productions by mcenroe, The Buddha and Howard Hyman.

Available in a limited run on LP, CD in digipak as well as jewel case and cassette plus digitally on all major platforms.
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Pinata
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
Pinata
Tape | 2014 | US | Reissue (Madlib Invazion)
16,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
Featuring Danny Brown, Mac Miller, Earl Sweatshirt, Raekwon, Scarface, Domo Genesis, Ab-Soul, Polyester the Saint, BJ The Chicago Kid, Big Time Watts, G-Wiz, Casey Veggies, Sulaiman, Meechy Darko & Freddie Kane Freddie Gibbs is the product of violent, drug-laden streets but unlike most rappers with similar resumes, he brings the block to the booth without inhibition or an exaggerated rap persona. Piñata, a 17 track collaboration with producer Madlib, is the best distillation yet of his transparent approach to making music, combining an at times stark honesty with electrifying talent as a lyricist and performer. Piñata is “a gangster Blaxploitation film on wax,” says Gibbs, who came up on the streets of Gary, Indiana, the disregarded city previously best known for producing Michael Jackson. Here he is joined by Mac Miller, Earl Sweatshirt, Raekwon, Scarface, Domo Genesis, Ab-Soul and a host of others in setting his soliloquies of the streets alongside film snippets and dusted funk, soul and prog musical tapestries. While this is the latest in a series of single-artist collaborations for Madlib, after Jaylib (J Dilla), Madvillainy (MF Doom) and the street-centric O.J. Simpson with Detroit’s Guilty Simpson, the pairing is unique as it is the first time for Gibbs working with just one producer. On Piñata, where Gibbs can shift from textbook lessons in robbing and drugging on trackslike “Scarface” and “Knicks,” to perhaps the album’s most personal song, “Broken,” a collaboration with Scarface, who, along with Tupac, DMX and 50 Cent, make up the rapper’s own Mount Rushmore of MCs (“You’re getting a hurricane of all those motherfuckers hitting you at once when you listen to Freddie Gibbs,” he says). “Deeper,” a Gibbs favorite and the third single from the album after “Thuggin’” (2012) and “Shame,” (2013) is an ode to hip-hop in the mold of Common’s “I Used to Love H.E.R.”; “High,” featuring Danny Brown, is self-explanatory and just what you would expect from Gibbs, Madlib and one of Detroit’s finest; while on “Real,” Gibbs addresses an old score just as Michael Corleone settled all family business on baptism day. As a producer, Madlib, quite simply, is music, and ten years into his career—a time when other artists become comfortable—Gibbs remains restless, focused, with an eye on the competition and their position relative to his ascent. This is because mentally, he’s still on the corner hustling, which would be the downfall of the average rapper. With Piñata, Gibbs confirms that he is anything but average.
2Pac - All Eyez On Me Translucent Red Tape Edition
2Pac
All Eyez On Me Translucent Red Tape Edition
2Tape | 1996 | US | Reissue (Death Row)
28,99 €*
Release:1996 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Finally available over here in Europe, exclusively at HHV. The Death Row Records Anniversary Tape Reissues.

All Eyez On Me is the fourth studio album by 2Pac and the last to be released during his lifetime. It features production by 2Pac himself alongside a variety of producers, including DJ Quik, Johnny "J", Dr. Dre, Rick Rock, Daz Dillinger, DJ Pooh, and DeVante Swing.

Two singles from the album - "How Do U Want It" and "California Love" - both went on to become Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles on its way to making history as the first-ever double-full-length hip-hop solo studio album released for mass consumption globally.

All Eyez on Me was the second album by 2Pac to chart at number one on both the Billboard 200 and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, selling 566,000 copies in the first week. The album won the 1997 Soul Train R&B/Soul or Rap Album of the Year Award posthumously. Shakur also won the Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist at the 24th Annual American Music Awards. The album was certified Diamond by the RIAA on July 23, 2014, eighteen years after Shakur's death.

Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
Wet Leg - Wet Leg Pink Cassette Edition
Guice - Ashes Of My Blunt
Guice
Ashes Of My Blunt
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (Hole In One)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
This is Guice with 'Ashes of my Blunt'. One of the sickest and smokiest classic rap albums Memphis got to date. First time on vinyl and official as fuck. Tracks like 'Murder on they Minds', 'Fire it up' and 'Find myself' are genius and timeless bombs for your eardrums. Enjoy them tunes while drinking Alizé and smoking a big fat blunt. Wet dreams come true!
Dr. Dre - 2001
Snoop Doggy Dogg - Doggystyle Fruit Juice Red Edition
Snoop Doggy Dogg
Doggystyle Fruit Juice Red Edition
Tape | 1993 | US | Reissue (Death Row)
15,99 €*
Release:1993 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Finally available over here in Europe, exclusively at HHV. The Death Row Records Anniversary Tape Reissues.

Doggystyle is Snoop Dogg's debut album. It was released on November 23, 1993, by Death Row Records and Interscope Records. The album was recorded and produced following Snoop's appearances on Dr. Dre's debut solo album The Chronic (1992), to which Snoop contributed significantly.

Critics have praised Snoop Dogg for the lyrical "realism" that he delivers on the album and for his distinctive vocal flow. Doggystyle has earned recognition from many music critics as one of the most significant albums of the 1990s, as well as one of the most important hip-hop albums ever released.

Much like The Chronic, the distinctive sounds of Doggystyle helped introduce the hip-hop subgenre of g-funk to a mainstream audience, bringing forward West Coast hip hop as a dominant force in the early-mid 1990s.

Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Dub
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Dub
Tape | 2004 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
11,99 €*
Release:2004 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
18 years on from its original release Studio One Dub remains super-hard hitting featuring classic + rare Dub tracks from Studio One, many available on vinyl for the first time in over thirty years. Studio One Dub includes the dubs of many classic tracks such as Horace Andy's "Skylarkin", Johnny Osbourne's "Truth and Rights", John Holt's "Hooligan", Freddie McGregor's "Bobby Bobylon" plus many more rare tracks. The album also comes with two rare interviews - one with Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd about dub and dubplates and one with the sound engineer Sylvan Morris, talking about his groundbreaking period at Studio One and his many innovations that he evolved there. In short, this is a 100% essential album!
Beach House - Once Twice Melody
Denzel Curry - Melt My Eyez See Your Future
Makaveli (2Pac) - The Don Killuminati (The 7 Day Theory) Gold Tape Edition
Makaveli (2Pac)
The Don Killuminati (The 7 Day Theory) Gold Tape Edition
Tape | 1996 | US | Reissue (Death Row)
15,99 €*
Release:1996 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Finally available over here in Europe, exclusively at HHV. The Death Row Records Anniversary Tape Reissues.

The 7 Day Theory is the fifth studio album by American rapper Tupac Shakur, credited as the alias Makaveli. It was released on November 5, 1996, almost two months after his death

Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
Dr. Dre - The Chronic White Tape Edition
Dr. Dre
The Chronic White Tape Edition
Tape | 1992 | US | Reissue (Death Row)
15,99 €*
Release:1992 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Finally available over here in Europe, exclusively at HHV. The Death Row Records Anniversary Tape Reissues.

The Chronic is the debut studio album from legendary producer and rapper, Dr. Dre. It was released on December 15, 1992, by Death Row Records.

Dr. Dre's production has been noted for popularizing the G-funk subgenre within gangsta rap. The Chronic has been widely regarded as one of the most important and influential albums of the 1990s and regarded by many fans and peers to be one of the most well-produced hip hop albums of all time. The Chronic was ranked at 138 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2020, the album was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
J Dilla - Donuts
J Dilla
Donuts
Tape | 2014 | US | Original (Stones Throw)
12,99 €*
Release:2014 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited edition for the Cassette Store Day 2014!
Jazz N Palms - Jazz N Palms Mixtape Volume 1
Jazz N Palms
Jazz N Palms Mixtape Volume 1
Tape | 2021 | EU | Original (Jazz N Palms)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
Jazz N Palms selects 100% fusion, jazz, funk in full exotic effect, re-edited and retouched with a modern approach and new sounds to listen under the palms or simply imagining it.

Limited Mixtape, cassette only, including tracks from the first three vinyl releases (jnp 01-02-03) + 2 unreleased.

Download code included (unmixed tracks).
V.A. - I Had The Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz And Hard-Bop In Post War London, Vol. 2
V.A.
I Had The Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz And Hard-Bop In Post War London, Vol. 2
Tape | 2022 | UK | Original (Death Is Not The End)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The second volume in a survey of the modern jazz & hard-bop scenes that emerged in the new cultural melting pot of post war London, with recordings from the end of the 1940s through to the early 1960s.

Featuring representations from players whose roots lay in the East-End's jewish community alongside a wealth of talent of Caribbean and African descent playing and recording in post war London during this period.

Made in partnership with the Barbican to coincide with the exhibition Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965.
V.A. - I Had The Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz And Hard-Bop In Post War London, Vol. 1
V.A.
I Had The Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz And Hard-Bop In Post War London, Vol. 1
Tape | 2022 | UK | Original (Death Is Not The End)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A survey of the modern jazz & hard-bop scenes that emerged in the new cultural melting pot of post war London, with recordings from the end of the 1940s through to the early 1960s.

Featuring representations from players whose roots lay in the East-End's jewish community, such as Ronnie Scott, Vic Ash & Harry Klein, alongside a wealth of talent of Caribbean and African descent playing and recording in post war London during this period, incl. Dizzy Reece, Wilton Gaynair, Joe Harriott, Shake Keane & Ginger Johnson.

Made in partnership with the Barbican to coincide with the exhibition Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965.
Sonic Youth - Sister
Sonic Youth
Sister
Tape | 1987 | US | Reissue (Goofin')
15,99 €*
Release:1987 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
“Let’s get something straight. There is no album in the entire corpus of indie rock—not Loveless, not Surfer Rosa, not Psychocandy—that reaches the heights of invention, joy, and magic of Sonic Youth’s sublime fifth album.... The haunted reveries of Sister remain with you for years, even if you only hear them once” — Stereogum.

1987’s Sister was another notch in the band's move away from No Wave, yet still maintained their experimental approach. Gordon, Moore, Ranaldo and Shelley were coming into their own at this point, combining elements of noise, punk and pop. They had also become better songwriters since their previous album, providing better context for their noisier elements and incorporating the dissonance of their earlier releases into more traditional song structures. To quote Stereogum once again, “Sister is the sonic manifestation of refracted light. It’s a record that changes you.”
Duster - Contemporary Movement
Duster
Contemporary Movement
Tape | 2000 | US | Reissue (Numero Group)
14,99 €*
Release:2000 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
A muffled cry into the technological darkness, Contemporary Movement slid into the world right as the MP3 was seeping out of college dorms. A 39-minute drift into the void, drenched in Cold War-era reverb and then submerged in four track hiss for good measure. Duster constructed a Brutalist masterpiece on the outskirts of a suburban mall, as if to say, "We were here.""Music for dark spaces and closed eyelids, deeply psychedelic but without sprawl, ambient music with a serrated edge of punk."_The Ringer
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges - Texas Moon EP
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges
Texas Moon EP
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two of the acts boldly leading Texas music into the future have now delivered a second chapter of their groundbreaking collaboration, further extending the region's sonic possibilities. Singer/songwriter Leon Bridges, from Ft. Worth, and trailblazing Houston trio Khruangbin have joined forces for the Texas Moon EP, a follow-up to 2020's acclaimed Texas Sun project. While the five new songs are clearly a continuation of the first EP, they also have an identity all their own _ Bridges calls it "more introspective," while Khruangbin bassist Laura Lee says it "feels more night time." When Texas Sun was released, AllMusic called the results "intoxicating" and Paste noted that "their talents and character go together so well." Now comes the next stage _ a set of songs that touch on themes like love, faith, and death while exploring new dimensions of inventive, hypnotic grooves. Significantly, both parties' musical directions were clearly affected by their time working together. Khruangbin's most recent album, Mordechai, moved their own vocals much further forward, a change they readily admit was a direct result of working with Bridges. Meanwhile, since these recordings began, in addition to his genre-defying album Gold-Digger's Sound, Bridges has put out several other challenging, shared tracks, including work with John Mayer, Lucky Daye, and Jazmine Sullivan. Texas Moon represents a genuine and rare achievement, with two of the most respected and innovative acts of their generation truly collaborating to create something new. "As far as an essentially instrumental band, these guys are kind of the top for me," says Bridges. "I'm honored to have been the first singer that they've incorporated in their music." "It feels really special to me," says Lee. "It's not Khruangbin, it's not Leon, it's this world we created together."
Moldy Peaches, The - Origin Story: 1994-1999
Moldy Peaches, The
Origin Story: 1994-1999
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (ORG Music)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Adam Green and Kimya Dawson originally crossed paths at an open mic night in Mount Kisco, New York in the early 90s. From there they went on to record a surplus of home recordings with various friends under the moniker The Moldy Peaches, and eventually became staples in the NYC anti-folk scene of the late 90's/ early 2000's. After releasing several albums that gained traction in the U.S. and UK, the group broke into the mainstream when their song "Anyone Else But You" appeared in the hit indie film "Juno" (2007).

Origin Story: 1994-1999 is a collection of songs, unreleased demos, live tracks, and poems from the early years of The Moldy Peaches, and outline the tale of how the band came to be. Liner notes written by Adam and Kimya detail the stories behind each track and rare photos included in the packaging help to illustrate the life and times of the duo when they were young.
DJ BK - Tape 63
Mac Mall - Illegal Business
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Unlimited Love
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Unlimited Love
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Warner)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Preorder shipping from 10.06.2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers will unveil their new album and twelfth full-length offering, Unlimited Love [Warner Records], on April 1, 2022. It notably marks their first recording with guitarist John Frusciante since 2006 and first with producer and longtime collaborator Rick Rubin since 2011. To herald Unlimited Love, the Los Angeles band just shared the first single and music video “Black Summer.”



“Our only goal is to get lost in the music. We (John, Anthony, Chad and Flea) spent thousands of hours, collectively and individually, honing our craft and showing up for one another, to make the best album we could. Our antennae attuned to the divine cosmos, we were just so damn grateful for the opportunity to be in a room together, and, once again, try to get better. Days, weeks and months spent listening to each other, composing, jamming freely, and arranging the fruit of those jams with great care and purpose. The sounds, rhythms, vibrations, words and melodies had us enrapt.



We yearn to shine a light in the world, to uplift, connect, and bring people together. Each of the songs on our new album UNLIMITED LOVE, is a facet of us, reflecting our view of the universe. This is our life’s mission. We work, focus, and prepare, so that when the biggest wave comes, we are ready to ride it. The ocean has gifted us a mighty wave and this record is the ride that is the sum of our lives. Thank you for listening, we hope you enjoy it.

ROCK OUT MOTHERFUCKERS!” - Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith, John Frusciante



On lead track “Black Summer,” ethereal guitar underlines introspective lyrics as the rhythm unlocks a hypnotic drum groove highlighted by evocative bass. It quietly inhales only to exhale with a massive refrain, “It’s been a long time since I made a new friend, waiting on another black summer to end,” before a guitar solo echoes to the heavens and back.



Unlimited Love resumes a three-decade partnership with Rick Rubin [Johnny Cash, Adele]. Their creative collaboration spans legendary albums, including the diamond-selling Blood Sugar Sex Magik [1991], Californication [1999], By The Way [2002], and Stadium Arcadium [2006].



The interplay between the band borders on intergalactic once again—yet elevated to another stratosphere altogether. Unlimited Love represents the united spirit of four individual souls still fearlessly exploring the future of their eternal friendship and musical congregation.



This summer, Red Hot Chili Peppers will launch their first tour in support of Unlimited Love. They’ve invited a dynamic cohort of guests along for the ride at select dates, including Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals and Thundercat and will be playing stadium dates in the UK in June 2022.
Green-House - Music For Living Spaces
Green-House
Music For Living Spaces
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Leaving)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Preorder shipping from 03.06.2022
Leaving Records presents Music For Living Spaces, the debut LP by non-binary Los Angeles-based artist Green-House. Olive Ardizoni helms the project, which made its debut with the charming 2019 EP Six Songs for Invisible Gardens. Music for Living Spaces represents an evolution of its predecessor’s minimalist compositions into songs that move with winsome melodies and emotional arcs. Though recorded during a pandemic, the transporting nature of Music For Livings Spaces offers a remedy for dreariness. Ardizoni states, “I’m trying to hit that part of the brain that’s affected by the emotional state that you’re in when you perceive something as cute.” Music For Living Spaces' first single “Sunflower Dance” sports a breezy, bucolic vibe. The track is intended to invoke the whimsical image of hamsters happily dancing in a field. Ardizoni brings an intentionality to these playful atmospheres. They state, “In our culture, we prioritize profound artistic expression through emotions like sadness or aggression, but cuteness, silliness or fun, are the things that we trivialize in our culture. We say that they’re childish and it gets invalidated.” The complex and radiant productions on Music for Living Spaces counter this view. Ardizoni continues, “Cuteness and joy are gateways to compassion. It’s the gateway to empathy and activating the network in your brain that boosts moral concern for other people in the world around you.” Despite its general sunniness, Music For Living Spaces does not solely rely on exuberant, colorful moods. “Royal Fern” is a sophisticated composition of voices calling and responding to each other in rippling waves, while towards the closing of the album we hear Ardizoni’s ethereal voice for the first time that carries a nuanced, contemplative aura that defies categorization. Music For Living Spaces is a step forward for Green-House. Ardizoni states, “The intention of this project is to facilitate the connection between humans and nature. Instead of perceiving nature as something that's separate from us, or outside of our homes, we can recognize nature as something that is within us and in everything we do in our daily lives. You don't need to have access to the great outdoors to feel connected to the environment.”
Capcom Sound Team - Power Stone
Capcom Sound Team
Power Stone
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Ship To Shore)
14,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Soundtracks
Ship to Shore PhonoCo. is proud to announce the soundtrack release of Capcom’s beloved 3D fighting game Power Stone, available on vinyl for the first time!

Originally released in 1999 on the Sega Dreamcast as well as appearing in arcade format via the Sega Naomi System, Power Stone is an addictive arena walloparama that has remained a firm favourite for those who first played it twenty two years ago. The action sees you fighting various characters one-on-one in differing locations throughout the world, with the soundtrack perfectly complimenting not only the driving force of the combat but also evoking the spirit of the environment itself. Expect fun atmospheric funk, melodic jazz and, above all, huge, direct-to-keyboard orchestral scrawls that wouldn’t sound out of place in a Cecil B. DeMille epic!

Featuring new artwork by Mike Luckas and liner notes from journalist & co-host of the Video Game Grooves Podcast Anthony John Agnello, this is one release that fans will not want to miss out on!“Are you ready? Action!”
V.A. - I Had The Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz And Hard-Bop In Post War London, Vol. 3
V.A.
I Had The Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz And Hard-Bop In Post War London, Vol. 3
Tape | 2022 | UK | Original (Death Is Not The End)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 03.06.2022
The third volume in a survey of the modern jazz & hard-bop scenes that emerged in the new cultural melting pot of post war London, with recordings from the end of the 1940s through to the early 1960s.

Featuring representations from players whose roots lay in the East-End's jewish community alongside a wealth of talent of Caribbean and African descent playing and recording in post war London during this period.

Made in partnership with the Barbican to coincide with the exhibition Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965.credits
Betty Davis - Betty Davis
Betty Davis
Betty Davis
Tape | 1973 | US | Reissue (Light In The Attic)
18,99 €*
Release:1973 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.11.2022
Ms. Davis’s unique story, still sadly mostly unknown, is unlike any other in popular music. Betty wrote the song “Uptown” for the Chambers Brothers before marrying Miles Davis in the late ‘60s, influencing him with psychedelic rock, and introducing him to Jim i Hendrix — personally inspiring the classic album ’Bitches Brew.’
Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different
Betty Davis
They Say I'm Different
Tape | 1974 | US | Reissue (Light In The Attic)
18,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 18.11.2022
One can hardly imagine the genre-busting, culture-crossing musical magic of Outkast, Prince, Erykah Badu, Rick James, The Roots, or even the early Red Hot Chili Peppers without the influence of R&B pioneer Betty Davis. Her style of raw and revelatory punk-funk defies any notions that women can’t be visionaries in the worlds of rock and pop. In recent years, rappers from Ice Cube to Talib Kweli to Ludacris have rhymed over her intensely strong but sensual music.

There is one testimonial about Betty Davis that is universal: she was a woman ahead of her time. In our contemporary moment, this may not be as self-evident as it was thirty years ago – we live in an age that’s been profoundly changed by flamboyant flaunting of female sexuality: from Parlet to Madonna, Lil Kim to Kelis. Yet, back in 1973 when Betty Davis first showed up in her silver go-go boots, dazzling smile and towering Afro, who could you possibly have compared her to? Marva Whitney had the voice but not the independence. Labelle wouldn’t get sexy with their “Lady Marmalade” for another year while Millie Jackson wasn’t Feelin’ Bitchy until 1977. Even Tina Turner, the most obvious predecessor to Betty’s fierce style wasn’t completely out of Ike’s shadow until later in the decade.

Ms. Davis’s unique story, still sadly mostly unknown, is unlike any other in popular music. Betty wrote the song “Uptown” for the Chambers Brothers before marrying Miles Davis in the late ’60s, influencing him with psychedelic rock, and introducing him to Jim .i Hendrix — personally inspiring the classic album Bitches Brew.

But her songwriting ability was way ahead of its time as well. Betty not only wrote every song she ever recorded and produced every album after her first, but the young woman penned the tunes that got The Commodores signed to Motown. The Detroit label soon came calling, pitching a Motown songwriting deal, which Betty turned down. Motown wanted to own everything. Heading to the UK, Marc Bolan of T. Rex urged the creative dynamo to start writing for herself. A common thread throughout Betty’s career would be her unbending Do-It-Yourself ethic, which made her quickly turn down anyone who didn’t fit with the vision. She would eventually say no to Eric Clap. ton as her album producer, seeing him as too banal.

Her 1974 sophomore album They Say I’m Different features a worthy-of-framing futuristic cover challenging David Bowie’s science fiction funk with real rocking soul-fire, kicked off with the savagely sexual “Shoo-B-Doop and Cop Him” (later sampled by Ice Cube). Her follow up is full of classic cuts like “Don’t Call Her No Tramp” and the hilarious, hard, deep funk of “He Was A Big Freak.”
Escape & Ikarus - Leben Auf Null Cali Bag Edition
Duktus - Funky Reflections Volume 2
Duktus
Funky Reflections Volume 2
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (Blaq Numbers)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Duktus has made quite a few appearances on the label, but now it's about time to welcome him with his upcoming longplayer called "Funky Reflections Vol. 2" - an excursion into the world of Boogie and Modern Funk which means nuthing but dusty synths, talkboxin' & pop lockin'! Rounded off by collabos with Helmuth, High Park Funk, Grasime & Mr. VTage, this tape is made for hoodwalks & joyrides.
Fracture - Presents: Slow Astro Volume 1 & 2
Fracture
Presents: Slow Astro Volume 1 & 2
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (Astrophonica)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Slow Astro is a new mix series by Fracture which revisits the rich Astrophonica back catalogue and presents it in a new light. Starting with Volumes 1 & 2 featuring music from Sully, Client_03, Philip D Kick & DJ Earl.
Röyksopp - Profound Mysteries
The Orion Experience - Cosmicandy
Jazz Sabbath - Jazz Sabbath Vol. 2
Jazz Sabbath
Jazz Sabbath Vol. 2
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (Blacklake)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Longtime Black Sabbath/Ozzy Osbourne keys and guitar player Adam Wakeman (as Milton Keanes) is back with Jazz Sabbath Vol. 2. According to the liner notes, the UK jazz trio Jazz Sabbath were recording 2 albums in 1969 when disaster struck. Their debut album was cancelled, and their second album shelved; leaving room for a certain band from Birmingham becoming famous by playing metal versions of their jazz songs; claiming they were their own. Jazz Sabbath were powerless to do anything about it. Their 50-year-streak of misfortune ended in 2020 with the discovery of their debut album master tapes and the following re-release of the album. Now, reunited after 52 years, Jazz Sabbath entered the studio and finished recording their sophomore album. With the theft by the band from Birmingham exposed, Milton Keanes and colleagues can now present these songs in their original form, replenished with 52 years of experience, vigor... and rage. The tranquil 'Symptom Of The Universe', the full 8-minute version of 'Paranoid' (not that metal afterthought version everyone knows) and of course the song that other band so blatantly named themselves after.
Bad Brains - Rocket For Light Tapeheadcity Exclusive Edition
Bad Brains
Rocket For Light Tapeheadcity Exclusive Edition
Tape | 1983 | US | Original (Bad Brains)
11,99 €*
Release:1983 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Tape Head City exclusive version with a black cassette shell with yellow leader tape. Comes in a case with a yellow back and a black cardboard slipcase. Limited to 1000 copies.
V.A. - Rawkus Records Best Of Decade 1 Prison Tape Edition
V.A.
Rawkus Records Best Of Decade 1 Prison Tape Edition
Tape | 2005 | US | Reissue (Geffen)
11,99 €*
Release:2005 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
This tape is a prison tape made for inmates of prisons in the USA. It comes without screws, without print and without inlay as it should be.
Nas - Nas Prison Tape Edition
Nas
Nas Prison Tape Edition
Tape | 2008 | US | Reissue (Def Jam)
11,99 €*
Release:2008 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
The New York Prison Tape Series: This cassette is a brand new sealed official prison tape originally distributed exclusively within the NY prison system.
Freestyle Fellowship - To Whom It May Concern...
Freestyle Fellowship
To Whom It May Concern...
Tape | 1991 | US | Reissue (Key System)
20,99 €*
Release:1991 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
30th Anniversary definitive issue of legendary hip-hop crew The Freestyle Fellowship's landmark 1991 debut "To whom it may concern..." mixed from the original 4-track tapes by Cut Chemist, mastered for vinyl by Daddy Kev, and pressed lovingly to double vinyl. Vinyl package includes an insert with full credits, rare photos from the archives of Brian "b+" Cross and producer J. Sumbi, as well as copious liner notes by David Ma and Nate LeBlanc of DadBodRapPod. Manufactured entirely in the U.S.A.
Zulu - My People ... Hold On
Mac Miller - K.I.D.S.
New Arcades - In The Deepest Of Dreams Blue Tape Edition
New Arcades
In The Deepest Of Dreams Blue Tape Edition
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (New Retro Wave)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
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New Arcades are officially back with a synth-packed gem packed with magical textures and a high replay value. A must for synthlovers. Delve into the most wondrous parts of your imagination and enjoy!
Bad Brains - Bad Brains
Bad Brains
Bad Brains
Tape | 1982 | US | Reissue (ORG Music)
13,99 €*
Release:1982 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Bad Brains is the self-titled debut studio album recorded by American hardcore punk/reggae band Bad Brains. Recorded in 1981 and released on (then) cassette-only label Roir on February 5, 1982, many fans refer to it as "The Yellow Tape" because of it's yellow packaging. Though Bad Brains had recorded the 16 song Black Dots album in 1979 and the 5-song Omega Sessions EP in 1980, the Roir cassette was the band's first release of anything longer than a single. The release includes the original liner notes by Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo.

This reissue marks the second release in the remaster campaign on the band's own Bad Brains Records imprint with Org Music. In coordination with the band, Org Music has overseen the restoration and remastering of the iconic Bad Brains' recordings. The audio was mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing.
Run The Jewels - RTJ4
Lemon Demon - Spirit Phone
Lemon Demon
Spirit Phone
Tape | 2018 | US | Original (Needlejuice)
12,34 €* 12,99 € -5%
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Dolby noise-reduction Translucent red shell. 5 bonus tracks on side B. Download card w/ album commentary by Neil. 3-panel J-card w/ art by Ming Doyle. Needlejuice Records is proud to present Lemon Demon’s occult classic on CD, cassette, and 2 colored LP variants. Released digitally in 2016, this is the first time the album has been available on any physical format.

Spirit Phone is a collection of 14 deviously catchy pop songs that lightheartedly explore such macabre topics as haunted mansions, confectionery cannibalism, Lovecraftian romance and 1980s economics. Bringing to mind the playfully ghoulish work of new wave acts like Oingo Boingo, the album presents its dark themes with mischievous relish. Anthony Fantano of The Needle Drop included it in his Best of 2016 list with an 8/10 rating, praising its clever lyrics, high energy, and catchy songwriting.

Available now, Spirit Phone has been remastered by experimental sound guru Mark Kramer with new original art by Ming Doyle. Along with the 14 tracks that comprise the album proper, side 4 includes 5 bonus tracks. Download card contains full album, all 13 bonus tracks from the original release, and exclusive album commentary by Neil.
Parliament/Funkadelic & P Funk Allstars - Dope Dogs
Endangered Species - Intangible
Endangered Species
Intangible
Tape | 2020 | EU | Original (90's Tapes / HHV)
12,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited edition of 100 copies on white cassette of the third release on "90's Tapes". Endangered Species' “Intangible” was an underground classic released in 1999 on cassette in a very limited run, when word got out this music somehow spread from Calgary throughout Canada to Chicago, Australia, Europe & beyond. The producer / MC combo of Nohow & Infinite P produced the record on the ASR-10 in their dusty home studio using records & a Roland digital 8 track. The only guest appearances were from Agape (Isosceles) who also produced "Fortified Aorta" & DJ Vinroc (5th Platoon / Triple Threat DJ’s), a song they recorded on tour. 21 years later this record finally gets it’s proper reissue treatment on vinyl, cassette and digitally.
Ed O.G & Da Bulldogs - Roxbury 02119
Fela Kuti Vs De La Soul - Fela Soul
Fela Kuti Vs De La Soul
Fela Soul
Tape | 2018 | US | Original
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited edition repress of popular CSD2016 title. An amazing musical tapestry created by AMERIGO GAZAWAY, an 8 song journey into the world of afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs, and classic hip hop gems. More than a mash up, it's new and original. Side A vocals, Side B instrumentals.
Nirvana - Bleach
V.A. - OST Guardians Of The Galaxy
X.Y.R. - Aquarealm: Sub-Aquatic Compilation
X.Y.R.
Aquarealm: Sub-Aquatic Compilation
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Not Not Fun)
10,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
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Companion offering to the recent LP, Aquarealm Mixtape interweaves an array of choice album tracks with a selection of discography deep cuts for a one-hour saga of shape-shifting aquatic bliss. Drawing on the classic X.Y.R. palette of Formanta Mini, Korg M1, FX, a loop station, and field recordings, the mix’s 16 songs slipstream seamlessly, despite being sourced from across a decade of work – testament to the constancy of its creator’s vision and the renewable vastness of his muse.
Bikini Kill - Reject All American
Roland Jones - Smoked Out
Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
Phoebe Bridgers
Punisher
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
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Phoebe Bridgers veröffentlichte ihr Debüt 2017 als relativ unbekannte Singer-Songwriterin aus Los Angeles. Etwas mehr als zwei Jahre später ist sie eine international anerkannte Musikerin mit drei renommierten Werken unter der Haube: ihr Solo-Debüt "Stranger In The Alps", die boygenius-EP mit Julien Baker und Lucy Dacus im Jahr 2018 und Better Oblivion Community Center - eine überraschende Zusammenarbeit mit Conor Oberst 2019. Bridgers ist ein bemerkenswertes Talent und zugleich eine Künstlerin, die sich selbst und ihre kometenhaft wachsende musikalische Karriere mit ausreichend Humor begegnet. Das neue Album "Punisher" wurde zwischen den Sommermonaten 2018 und Herbst 2019 geschrieben und aufgenommen - die Songs offenbaren dabei einmal mehr Bridgers als unwiderstehlich kluge und gefühlvoll produktive Songwriterin unserer Zeit. Erneut arbeitete Bridgers - die auch als Produzentin die boygenius EP und das Better Oblivion Community Center-Album ko-produzierte - für die neuen Songs, wie auch für `Stranger In The Alps', mit Tony Berg und Ethan Gruska zusammen. Dabei fanden sich auch ihre eng verbundenen Musikerfreunde im Studio wieder ein - inklusive Bridgers Band bestehend aus Marshall Vore (Drums), Harrison Whitford (Gitarre), Emily Restas (Bass) and Nick White (Klavier) sowie Performances von Conor Oberst ("Halloween", "I Know The End"), Lucy Dacus ("Graceland Too", "I Know The End"), Julien Baker ("Graceland Too", "I Know The End"), Blake Mills ("Halloween", "Savior Complex" and "I Know The End"), Jenny Lee Lindberg ("Kyoto", "ICU"), Christian Lee Hutson ("Garden Song", "Halloween", "Savior Complex", "I Know The End"), Nick Zinner ("I Know The End"), den legendären Drummer Jim Keltner ("Halloween" and "Savior Complex") und Bright Eyes' Nathaniel Walcott an der Trompete ("Kyoto" and "I Know The End"). `Punisher' wurde wie zuvor auch `Stranger In The Alps' von Mike Mogis gemischt.
Bikini Kill - The Singles
Bikini Kill
The Singles
Tape | 1998 | US | Reissue (Bikini Kill)
15,99 €*
Release:1998 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
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Received a perfect 10 Best New Reissue rating from Pitchfork. Bikini Kill Records is excited to reissue of The Singles, on both vinyl and compact disc. This is the first time that it has been released as a 12-inch (special note for all you vinyl fanatics, we managed to keep it at 45rpm for better sound quality)! The Singles was initially released in 1998 as a CD only compilation of all of Bikini KILL's 7”s. Once called "their defining document" by Pitchfork it includes Bikini Kill's legendary collaboration with Joan Jett on the New Radio (1993) single as well as the long out of print Anti Pleasure Dissertation (1995) and I Like Fucking (1995) singles.
Isolationsgemeinschaft - Der Tanz Geht Weiter
Brezel Göring - Psychoanalyse (Volume 2)
Brezel Göring
Psychoanalyse (Volume 2)
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (Flirt99)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
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Achtung: Das Cover wurde für den Shop zenisert. Das Original kommt unzensiert.

Aufrichtig, lustig, manchmal ironisch und vielleicht auch ein bisschen zynisch: Psychoanalyse (Volume 2), das erste Soloalbum von Brezel Göring nach Stereo Total liegt auf dem Plattenspieler wie auf dem Sofa des Psychoanalysten; ein in seiner Konsequenz ein folgerichtiges Album nach der letzten gemeinsamen Produktion mit seiner Arbeits-, Lebens- und Liebespartnerin, der viel zu früh verstorbenen Françoise Cactus Zehn intime Lieder, die von den Höhen und Tiefen des Alltags berichten, berührend und so spröde wie das Leben selbst. Songs über soziale Devianz, Drogen, sexuelle Psychopathologie und den "sanften Wahn". Genussvoll und voller Wortspiele, versammelt Brezel Göring eine Galerie mit Bildern komischer Figuren – und im „Spiegelkabinett“ einem Hauch Selbstironie.
Large Pro - Beatz Volume 3
Large Pro
Beatz Volume 3
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Paul Sea Productions)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited to 200 copies. Legendary Hip Hop Producer and Emcee Large Pro aka The Large Professor returns with his highly anticipated 3rd instrumental album, Beatz Volume 3. Back with his traditional signature Boomp Bap sound, LP brings you more well-crafted soulful Beatz that you can rhyme to, DJ with, skateboard, or even dance to! This album features 10 bangers that are sure to make DJs want doubles to back spin! Large Professor states: "Beatz Vol. 3 was made to lift the spirits. From the youthful "Let It Fly" to the ghetto love story sounds of "Rooftop Love", all of the Beatz on this project were made to make the listener feel good. After learning more about my family history, I had to dedicate the song "Ancestors" to my predecessors who are in the "Friendly Skies". Overall, I want to keep that original Boomp Bap style of hip hop alive for my generation, and the real ones to follow." Large Professor is a founding member of the Hip Hop group Main Source. In 1991 their classic debut album "Breaking Atoms" introduced the world to NAS, who was featured on the track "Live at the Barbeque". Some of Large Pro's production and remix credits include tracks for NAS, Eric B. & Rakim, A Tribe Called Quest, Slick Rick, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Tragedy Khadafi, Mobb Deep, Busta Rhymes, Big Daddy Kane, Lord Finesse, Akinyele, Masta Ace, Czarface, Cormega and many more. Recent production credits: RawWattage "Eyez" (2020), "Pressure" Soundtrack (2020), The Lox/Westside Gunn & Benny "Think of the Lox" (2021), Al Skratch "Be Original" (2021), Neek The Exotic ft. Large Pro "XtraExotic" (album) (2021), K.McGyver Hemisphere (2021), Papoose "Represent" (2021), Papoose "Cold Winter" (2021) and the "All The Streets are Silent" Motion Picture Soundtrack (2021).
Karpenters & Kool Keith - Still Doing It Solid White Edition
Karpenters & Kool Keith
Still Doing It Solid White Edition
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Post Up)
17,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited to 50 copies. Still Doing IT - the new EP from The Karpenters featuring Kool Keith - embodies the classic mixtape ethos: clever beats, dusty samples, seasoned scratches, and guest verses from hip-hop pillars Greg Nice (Nice & Smooth), Sadat X (Brand Nubian), El Da Sensai (Artifacts), and Ed OG (Ed OG & the Bulldogs) to compliment Kool Keith’s ever-eccentric flow. LA-based DJ/producer Grant Shapiro handles the sonic landscape, bringing out the best in Kool Keith’s lyrcial abilities. The jump off cut “John Carpenter” sets the tone for this collab, a manifestation of break beats and synths reminiscent of classic Wu Tang production, but with its own unique flair. The rest of the EP unfolds under similar circumstances, from Grant’s knocking 808 patterns on “Tony Bennet” to his employment of the Sp1200 on “Lyrical” to the low-fi vibes of “Style Is Sex.” The retro cassette-only release also includes two exclusive tracks any true Karpenters fan shoudn’t sleep on, “International” and “Wear a Frown.” Grant Shapiro and Kool Keith initially connected on “42nd Street” in 2020, an ode to that New York sound so many heads crave. AllHipHop.Com stated this maiden offering was a master of multiple personas, poised to satisfy lifelong Kool Keith fans and new fans alike. The buzz from that single birthed a slew of tour performances with Kool Keith rocking mic and Grant Shapiro rocking the turntables. The dynamic of this duo is embedded in the Still Doing IT limited release EP, so don’t miss out on what is sure to become a cult classic
Planisphere - Definitive Transmissions
Planisphere
Definitive Transmissions
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (For Those That Knoe)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
David Swatten self released the "South EP" under his Planisphere guise out of Australia back in the year 2000. The 4 track 12" of ultra deep tones and smoky piano musings only found its way into a handful of owner's collections. A few copies resurfaced much later in 2017, with Dave himself selling his last few remaining records via email orders gathered through the online treasure trove that is the We're Going Deep Facebook group. For Those That Knoe promptly got in touch with Dave to talk about a potential project and it can now be revealed. This labour of love has come to fruition in the form of a long player that features three cuts from the "South EP" as well as 8 other rare and exclusive previously unreleased recordings. Following the successful vinyl release, For Those That Knoe has now released has reacted to customer demand and made the album available on both cassette and digital formats.
Toro Y Moi - Mahal
Toro Y Moi
Mahal
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Dead Oceans)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Toro y Moi's seventh studio album, Mahal, is the boldest and most fascinating journey yet from musical mastermind Chaz Bear. The record spans genre and sound_encompassing the shaggy psychedelic rock of the 1960s and `70s, and the airy sounds of 1990s mod-post-rock_taking listeners on an auditory expedition, as if they're riding in the back of Bear's Filipino jeepney that adorns the album's cover. But Mahal is also an unmistakably Toro y Moi experience, calling back to previous works while charting a new path forward in a way that only Bear can do. Mahal is the latest in an accomplished career for Bear, who's undoubtedly one of the decade's most influential musicians. Since the release of the electronic pop landmark Causers of This in 2009, subsequent records as Toro y Moi have repeatedly shifted the idea of what his sound can be. But there's little in Bear's catalog that will prepare you for the deep-groove excursions on Mahal, his most eclectic record to date. The second the album begins we're immediately transported into the passenger seat, jeep sounds and all, ready for the ride Chaz and company have concocted for us. Seeds of some of Mahal's 13 songs date back to the more explicitly rock-oriented What For? from 2015. Mahal was mostly completed last year in Bear's Oakland studio with the involvement of a host of collaborators, Sofie Royer and Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Ruban Neilson to Neon Indian's Alan Palomo and the Mattson 2. "I wanted to make a record that featured more musicians on it than any other record of mine," he explains. "To have them live on that record feels grounded, bringing a communal perspective to the table." As a result, Mahal is lush and surprising at every turn, from the cool-handed "The Loop," which recalls Sly and the Family Stones, to the elastic psych rock of "Foreplay" and the dizzying Mulatu Astatke-recalling of "Last Year." Lyrically, the album zooms in on generational concerns, picking up where the Outer Peace standout "Freelance" effectively left off. Bear seems to be surveying the ways in which we connect with technology, media, each other, and what disappears as a result. Cuts like the squishy "Postman" and the "Magazine" take a deep dive into our relationship with media in a changing digital world. "It's interesting to see how we adapt to this new age. We're so connected, but we're still missing out on things," Bear ruminates while discussing the album's themes. It's not all introspection. Bear cools things down near the album's end with the Mattson 2-featuring "Millennium," a laid-back jam with tricky guitar licks about ringing in new times even when everything else seems upside down. "It's about enjoying the new year, even when it's been shitty," Bear explains. "There's nothing else to do." Finding a sense of joy in the face of adversity is embedded in Mahal's DNA, right down to the jeepney that literally and figuratively brings the music out into the community. "We know that touring is messed up for now, and large gatherings are a fluke," he explains. "It's about the notion of us going out to the people and bringing the record to them." And with the wide-open atmosphere of Mahal, Toro y Moi stands to connect with more listeners than ever before.
Duster - Stratosphere
Duster
Stratosphere
Tape | 1998 | US | Reissue (Numero Group)
14,99 €*
Release:1998 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Best listened to from inside the womb, Duster's 1998's debut Stratosphere simultaneously capped off and reinvented the slow core's first wave. A four track dreamscape that will wake the neighbors and then lull them back to sleep. Hazy, arpeggiated guitars layer over a deliberate drummer with no real place to be, as semi-inaudible vocals warn of millennial malaise and subtly encourage the listener to "rock out, rock out, rock out, rock out.""Music for dark spaces and closed eyelids, deeply psychedelic but without sprawl, ambient music with a serrated edge of punk."_The Ringer"Warm, fuzzed-out sounds that hit home like a tight, melancholic embrace from your favorite person."_Vice
Hatchie - Giving The World Away
Hatchie
Giving The World Away
Tape | 2022 | US | Original (Secretly Canadian)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Giving the World Away, the sophomore album from Hatchie, is the truest introduction to the songwriter/bassist at the helm of the project, Harriette Pilbeam. Produced by Jorge Elbrecht, Giving the World Away is Hatchie's most thunderous, sprawling work yet. Featuring input from longtime Hatchie collaborator Joe Agius, it takes the celestial, shimmering shoegaze and pop sensibilities of her earlier releases, but with the volume knob cranked up tenfold. Built out with percussion from Beach House drummer James Barone, it's synthed-out, sonic opulence, a more structured and ornate musicality with traces of `90s trip-hop and acid house influences. Pilbeam initially intended for these songs to go in a higher-energy direction. She had the distinct vision of a Hatchie show turned dance party, inviting more movement and vibrancy into her live shows. But then, between Covid and the lockdowns in Australia, Pilbeam retreated more into herself, and that introspection and self-discovery served as the true inspiration for the record. Again and again across Giving the World Away, she returns to that same theme of dismantling internalized shame and finding gratitude and steadiness, and finally being able to trust herself. Giving the World Away is an album about self-confidence, about the strange time in young adulthood where you begin to finally be able to see yourself clearly. Incisive and probing, Giving the World Away is the clearest look at Pilbeam yet, and a relic of the power and bravery that spring forth from embracing vulnerability and putting your heart on the line.
Dr. Dre - The Aftermath Prison Tape Edition
Dr. Dre
The Aftermath Prison Tape Edition
Tape | 2013 | US | Reissue (Aftermath)
11,99 €*
Release:2013 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
This tape is a prison tape made for inmates of prisons in the USA. It comes without screws and without an inlay as it should be. Manufactured in 2012 or 2013.
Snoop Doggy Dogg - Doggystyle Chronic Green Tape Edition
Snoop Doggy Dogg
Doggystyle Chronic Green Tape Edition
Tape | 1993 | US | Reissue (Death Row)
15,99 €*
Release:1993 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Finally available over here in Europe, exclusively at HHV. The Death Row Records Anniversary Tape Reissues.

Doggystyle is Snoop Dogg's debut album. It was released on November 23, 1993, by Death Row Records and Interscope Records. The album was recorded and produced following Snoop's appearances on Dr. Dre's debut solo album The Chronic (1992), to which Snoop contributed significantly.

Critics have praised Snoop Dogg for the lyrical "realism" that he delivers on the album and for his distinctive vocal flow. Doggystyle has earned recognition from many music critics as one of the most significant albums of the 1990s, as well as one of the most important hip-hop albums ever released.

Much like The Chronic, the distinctive sounds of Doggystyle helped introduce the hip-hop subgenre of g-funk to a mainstream audience, bringing forward West Coast hip hop as a dominant force in the early-mid 1990s.

Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
Dr. Dre - The Chronic Up In Smoke Tint Tape Edition
Dr. Dre
The Chronic Up In Smoke Tint Tape Edition
Tape | 1992 | US | Reissue (Death Row)
15,99 €*
Release:1992 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Finally available over here in Europe, exclusively at HHV. The Death Row Records Anniversary Tape Reissues.

The Chronic is the debut studio album from legendary producer and rapper, Dr. Dre. It was released on December 15, 1992, by Death Row Records.

Dr. Dre's production has been noted for popularizing the G-funk subgenre within gangsta rap. The Chronic has been widely regarded as one of the most important and influential albums of the 1990s and regarded by many fans and peers to be one of the most well-produced hip hop albums of all time. The Chronic was ranked at 138 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2020, the album was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Death Row Records changed music and the music industry. The Los Angeles-based company, formed in 1991 and now celebrating its 30th anniversary, catapulted gangster rap into mainstream consciousness, housed a number of superstars, and showed how successful black-owned rap labels could be.
Lemon Demon - Dinosaurchestra
Bo Burnham - Inside (The Songs)
Bad Brains - Quickness
Bad Brains
Quickness
Tape | 1989 | US | Reissue (ORG Music)
14,99 €*
Release:1989 / US – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
"Quickness" is the fourth full-length studio album by Bad Brains, originally released by Caroline Records in 1989. At the time of it's release, it was the band's best selling album and also landed them a featured MTV music video for the opening track, "Soul Craft." This reissue marks the fifth release in the remaster campaign, re-launching the Bad Brains Records label imprint. In coordination with the band, Org Music has overseen the restoration and remastering of the iconic Bad Brains' recordings. The audio was mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing.
Sam Gendel - Fresh Bread
Sam Gendel
Fresh Bread
3Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Leaving)
31,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Initially quietly published then deleted via the 2020 pandemic-obscured Fresh Bread website - this 52-track all genre Sam Gendel anthology showcases unreleased tracks collected from Gendel’s personal archive of home recordings and public performances spanning the years 2012-2020. Comprising predominantly solo works, contributing players on select tracks include Carlos Niño, Jamire Williams, Daniel Aged, Gabe Noel, and Philippe Melanson.
Icy-K - Original Playa Feat. Lyrical Mafia
Icy-K
Original Playa Feat. Lyrical Mafia
Tape | 1995 | EU | Reissue (Hole In One)
13,99 €*
Release:1995 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop
Here we go with the first release for the Hole in One Classix series. Not a lot is known about Icy-K beside he's an Original Playa. A real '95 Memphis classic is now available again on cassette and for the first time on vinyl. An exclusive reissue handled with love and care.
Elcamino - Money For Bail
Elcamino
Money For Bail
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Air Vinyl)
14,44 €* 16,99 € -15%
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Dark Pink Shell • Limited TO 250 Units This is easily the most slept-on project in ElCamino's discography. The 10-track album is laced with his trademark nonchalant flow and was originally planned as his entry in Griselda's On Steroids series. While he has never revealed which producers are behind these hood hits, the album features two appearances by buzzing NYC emcee Madhattan, as well as verses from Loveboat Luciano (b$f), Don P, and Miserable Genius. Not to mention the album has iconic cover-art by design deity Manuel "Cep" Concepcion.
Godfather Don - Hazardous
Godfather Don
Hazardous
Tape | 2022 | EU | Original (90's Tapes / HHV)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited edition of 100 copies on cassette of "Hazardous" by Godfather Don.

The debut album of New York based rapper and producer Godfather Don was originally released in 1991 via Select Records and gained an undeniable grail status amongst fans and collectors. Entirely produced by Don himself, the album is a hard-hitter from front to back and we are honored to finally give this masterpiece the reissue treatment 30+ years after it's initial release.

Available in a limited run on colored and regular black 2LP, CD in digipak as well as jewel case and cassette plus digitally on all major platforms.
Zulu - Our Day Will Come
Mac Miller - Best Day Ever Remastered Edition
Mac Miller - Blue Slide Park
Pauline Oliveros - Tara's Room
Pauline Oliveros
Tara's Room
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Important)
13,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Pauline Oliveros' Tara's Room has long been a favorite in the Imprec office and it's a great honor to be able to release it on LP for the very first time. Tara's Room was cut by John Golden and pressed at RTI in order to achieve a quiet, dynamic pressing. Originally released on cassette in 1987 following the 1986 release of "Sounding / Way" with Guy Klucevsek which is also available on LP via Imprec.

"Both pieces are intended to aid the listener in times of spiritual change, but are just fine for 'everyday' use as well. Highly recommended." Charles S. Russell, Ear Magazine

This LP features two long sides of infinite depth and sensitivity. Oliveros performs these pieces using a Just Intonation accordion and her Expanded Instrument System in order to bend both time and pitch.

Pauline Oliveros, composer, performer and humanitarian is an important pioneer in American Music. Acclaimed internationally, for four decades she has explored sound - forging new ground for herself and others. Through improvisation, electronic music, ritual, teaching and meditation she has created a body of work with such breadth of vision that it profoundly effects those who experience it, and eludes many who try to write about it. Oliveros has been honored with awards, grants and concerts internationally. Whether performing at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., in an underground cavern, or in the studios of West German Radio, Oliveros' commitment to interaction with the moment is unchanged. She can make the sound of a sweeping siren into another instrument of the ensemble.

"On some level, music, sound consciousness and religion are all one, and she would seem to be very close to that level." John Rockwell

"Through Pauline Oliveros and Deep Listening, I now know what harmony is. It's about the pleasure of making music." John Cage
Wolfclub - Just Drive (Part 2) Clear Tape Edition
Wolfclub
Just Drive (Part 2) Clear Tape Edition
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (New Retro Wave)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
More ethereal and passionate sounds for your ears. WOLFCLUB are on an unstoppable path of taking synth into new horizons. Presenting the 2nd installment of the "Just Drive. An album made for the youthful soul in us all.
Mackjunt. - Daytona Drive
Mackjunt.
Daytona Drive
Tape | 2021 | US | Original (Sic)
15,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Mackjunt. The Original Jazz Playa from New Mexico, contributes his summer madness with Waves of Vapor-Infused Playa Jazz. Daytona Drive LP includes 14 songs filled with Serotonin Inducing Smooth Sounds. Human Hope within Frequency
Pearl Jam - Alive Record Store Day 2021 Edition
Jazz Jousters, The - Sidenote - Pulling Strings
DJ Philly & 210 - Best Of Postpartum. 2020
Jungle - Loving In Stereo
Gunship - Dark All Day
C.B. - Punk In Dub Extended Mixes
C.B.
Punk In Dub Extended Mixes
Tape | 2020 | US | Original
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie, Reggae / Dancehall
The mysterious man behind the stamped 7 inch single returns with a full album of punk anthems "dubbed out to extended versions" for Cassette Week 2020. Misfits. Dead Kennedys. Stooges. Clash. Ramones. Sex Pistols. J card designed like a mixtape you would have made in high school!
Yusef Afloat - Foreign Objects / Hard Times
Yusef Afloat
Foreign Objects / Hard Times
Tape | 2021 | EU | Original (90's Tapes / HHV)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Strictly limited edition of 100 copies on cassette.

Next up on "90's Tapes" are the demo 4-track recordings of Yusef Afloat's "Foreign Objects" and "Hard Times".

Known as one half of legendary Westcoast group The Nonce (along with Nouka Basstype aka Sach), MC/producer/musician Yusef Afloat produced tracks for Aceyalone, Supherb, and Figures Of Speech. He also appeared on the original 1994 release of Project Blowed. On May 21, 2000, Yusef "Afloat" Muhammad was found dying on the side of Freeway 110 in Los Angeles, he was 28 years old. The cause of his death is still unknown.

"When I listen to Yusef now, I'm reminded of what I felt then and that is he knew his time on Earth was limited. The tone was new, stern authoritative on his views and expressions of Hip Hop. I knew he was talking to me and each one of our peers. The tapes have been safe for 20 years thanks to Dee Skee for maintaining archives at Weightless Audio. The implications that I knew someone who may have said things because their span was going to be cut. I'm thinking he saw clearer than we could. I felt he wanted to be a guide in the discovery of what kind of Man I would live to be and what kind of Man listening to this music would turn out to be? I don't know if I had inclinations of my time being so short what I would have been spending it doing and he spent his saying these weighted lines. I thought it abrasive at first but I understand now why he said what he said and how with style! I miss him everyday and I'm so proud that Yusef's music can finally be showcased to the world in the beautiful way it is deserving. I'm blown back looking at the pictures, so many sat on that couch Yusef sits Ganjah K, Meen Green. What great sessions… no magical sessions. Preparing to play this record we would probably roll something and get comfortable on that couch… well… drop the needle! Push play!"

Sach - January 2021

"Foreign Objects / Hard Times" is available in limited editions on 2LP, MC and CD as well as digitally.
Jazzsoon - Heavy Archives 3
Jazzsoon
Heavy Archives 3
Tape | 2020 | US | Original (Strictly Cassette)
18,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
Limited to 100 copies. Clocking in at a little under an hour of that traditional NYC funk you've grown to love. Mixed by Jazzsoon and mastered by the one and only Dave Dar. Be sure not to miss this 2 sided banger on cassette only! Jazzsoon recently produced the 2019 Nems "Gorilla Monsoon" LP, The XXX Sex tape alongwith the recent Taxi (Midnight Edition) cassette and LP vinyl. Now this August, he blesses you with another gem from out of the Archives.
IDLES - Ultra Mono
DJ BK - Tape 62
Jazz Sabbath - Jazz Sabbath
Jazz Sabbath
Jazz Sabbath
Tape | 2020 | EU | Original (Blacklake)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Jazz Sabbath (1968) were considered to be at the forefront of the new English jazz movement. Their self-titled debut album would be released on 13 Feb 1970, but on Feb 12th founding member and pianist Milton Keanes was hospitalised with a massive heart attack; leaving him fighting for his life. The record company shelved the album and cancelled the scheduled release out of financial uncertainty of releasing a debut album from a band without its musical leader.

When Milton was released from hospital in September 1970, he found out that a band from Birmingham, conveniently called ‘Black Sabbath’, had since released two albums containing so-called metal versions of his songs. His recalled albums had been destroyed in a warehouse fire in June 1970; leaving only a few bootleg tapes of Jazz Sabbath’s live performances as proof of existence.

The master tapes, believed to be lost in the fire, were found last year. These songs will now finally be heard; proving that the heavy metal band worshipped by millions are in fact nothing more than musical charlatans, thieving the music from a bedridden, hospitalised genius.
Notorious J.B.'s (Notorious B.I.G. Vs. James Brown) - B.I.G. Payback Cassette Store Day 2019 Edition
Notorious J.B.'s (Notorious B.I.G. Vs. James Brown)
B.I.G. Payback Cassette Store Day 2019 Edition
Tape | 2019 | US | Original
13,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Hip Hop
The latest mash up masterpiece from AMERIGO GAZAWAY unites the NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and the Godfather of Soul JAMES BROWN for 10 crucial cuts cleverly titled "B.I.G. POPPA'S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG", "THE B.I.G. PAYBACK", "SEX MACHINE GUN FUNK", "TEN CRACK COMMANDMENTS" and more. Full picture sleeve.
Run-D.M.C. - Tougher Than Leather
Metallica - And Justice For All Remastered
bsd.u - Pook
bsd.u
Pook
Tape | 2017 | CA | Original (Inner Ocean)
13,99 €*
Release:2017 / CA – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Electronic / Dance
The prolific and mysterious bsd.u from Vancouver Island follows up his highly acclaimed "lighter" tape on Inner Ocean with 21 brand new lofi gems on his new record "pook"! This release delivers every ounce of that low key, lofi hiphop sound that you know and love from the ultra talented bsd.u. Pook is that feeling you get when the party is winding down, but the groove won’t let up.

A long time in the making, we are proud to present Pook on both Vinyl and Tape Cassette.
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