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In The Fast Lane
Cat: VLM 004. Rel: 22 Nov 21
  1. Jean-Luc Ponty - "In The Fast Lane" (4:09)
  2. Opolopo - "In The Fast Lane" (6:13)
Review: French jazz-funk experimentalist Jean-Luc Ponty was already a quarter of a century into his career when he recorded 'In The Fast Lane', a genuinely brilliant synth-heavy workout that added trademark violin refrains to a staccato drum machine rhythm and bold, bubbly waves of synthesizer. The record became something of an anthem in the techno clubs of Detroit on its 1989 release, while also inspiring jazz-dancers at Gilles Peterson's legendary Dingwalls sessions. Here the track gets a deserved re-release as a 12" single, with extensive sleeve notes courtesy of the man himself. This time round, there's also an inspired cover version from Opolopo, who re-creates Ponty's famous synthesizer riffs, jams out colourful new solos and adds them all to a non-stop house beat that's as infectious as they come. Simply superb.
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 in stock $12.17
For My People
Cat: SIS 032. Rel: 08 Nov 21
  1. For My People (5:04)
  2. Let's Dance (6:38)
  3. Abstract Jazz (4:53)
  4. The Detroit Track (5:04)
Review: The assumption of quality that comes with Patrice Scott records is never let down, and so it goes on this latest refined transmission from his Sistrum label. 'For My People' is a sharp and snappy jam with some of the warmest bass you're likely to hear all year, but it's also smoothed out by mellow keys that provide the starry-eyed magic so intrinsic to Scott's sound. 'Let's Dance' is equally chill, albeit with a nagging swing you won't be able to resist bopping to, whether on the floor or elsewhere in your world. 'Abstract Jazz' offers up something a little more playful as Scott lets the beats come in a little crooked and the keys go darting off into intriguing harmonic configurations, but it's still sophisticated and elegant at its core. 'The Detroit Track' rounds the EP off with another sweet bumper which speaks to Scott's legacy as much as the city he hails from.
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 in stock $13.85
Promises (gatefold 140 gram vinyl LP + insert in die-cut sleeve)
Cat: LB 97LP. Rel: 22 Jul 21
  1. Promises (Movement 1) (1:16)
  2. Promises (Movement 2) (3:56)
  3. Promises (Movement 3) (3:16)
  4. Promises (Movement 4) (3:39)
  5. Promises (Movement 5) (6:06)
  6. Promises (Movement 6) (8:25)
  7. Promises (Movement 7) (3:26)
  8. Promises (Movement 8) (9:57)
  9. Promises (Movement 9) (5:43)
Last October, acclaimed saxophonist Pharoah Sanders turned 80 years young, and his input on this album is testimony to the fact he has clearly aged like a fine wine. Not that this is to suggest preceding outings were anything less worthy than this collaborative project, which sees Sam Shepherd, the British electronic artist better known to most as Floating Points, write nine spectacular arrangements which are then performed by said brass legend, alongside The London Symphony Orchestra.

The results are spectacular, and wildly far-reaching, albeit firmly rooted in jazz with classical undertones. From the movements that made this final cut, some are whisper quiet and delicate to the point of risking breaking off if you were handling haphazardly. Others are booming loud, musical jumbo jets landing at the end of another great crescendo. Whether hushed or monumental, though, we can feel every note and bar of this masterpiece.
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 in stock $24.36
The Anthology
The Anthology (gatefold 2xLP)
Cat: FSRLP 129. Rel: 18 Nov 21
  1. There's Nothing Like This (3:59)
  2. Last Request (5:27)
  3. Who Chooses The Seasons (feat Carleen Anderson) (4:59)
  4. Best By Far (4:00)
  5. Winner (3:39)
  6. Be Thankful (feat Erykah Badu) (4:04)
  7. Tell Me (4:00)
  8. Syleste (Lounge Lizzard mix) (3:54)
  9. Feeling You (feat Stevie Wonder) (4:43)
  10. It's So (4:32)
  11. Come On (feat Kele LeRoc) (4:50)
  12. Treat You (feat Caron Wheeler) (3:34)
  13. The Man (4:15)
  14. Fuck War, Make Love (3:24)
  15. Bully (feat The Scratch Professer) (3:56)
  16. I Love Being With You (3:34)
  17. Simplify (3:18)
  18. Gave My Heart (feat Leon Ware) (3:36)
  19. Doobie Doobie Doo (4:02)
  20. Insatiable (feat Natasha Watts) (5:16)
  21. De Ja Vu (feat Mayra Andrade) (3:25)
  22. I Want It To Be (3:44)
  23. This Is Not A Love Song (4:47)
  24. Outside (5:42)
Review: Much loved and influential UK soul legend Omar Lyefook - who has been awarded an MBE for his contributions to the music world - put out his seminal 33 track anthology back in 2020. It came on Freestyle Records and now makes it to wax, with all of his classic collaborations incuded as well as his most notable hit, 'There's Nothing Like This,' as well as 'It's So,' the big, floor facing cut that always amps up any club with its bristling drum work taking cues from the sounds Omar heard at The Notting Hill Carnival. There are plenty of lesser known gems form the evergreen star, too, plus exclusive and previously unheard tracks 'Pass It On' ft Terri Walker and 'Long Time Coming.'
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 in stock $28.52
Nine (limited LP) (1 per customer)
Cat: FLO 0008LP. Rel: 24 Sep 21
  1. Haha (0:51)
  2. London Gangs (3:26)
  3. Trap Life (3:03)
  4. Fear (3:33)
  5. Mike's Story (feat Michael Ofo) (0:55)
  6. Bitter Streets (3:56)
  7. Alcohol (4:05)
  8. You From London (feat Little Simz) (3:50)
  9. 9 (5:10)
  10. Light's In Your Hands (5:07)
Review: Since emerging in 2019, Inflo's socially conscious, politically charged Sault collective has delivered a string of inspired, impossible-to-pigeonhole albums that thoughtfully reflect on what it is to be black and British in the 21st century. Nine, the crew's latest set (and first of 2021) is every bit as incendiary, versatile and impactful as its predecessors, with the 10 collected tracks touching on everything from drowsy R&B, spoken word, classic soul and post-punk rock, to UK bass mutations, gospel, jazz-funk, Charles Stepney style excursions and hazy downtempo beats. Mixing live instrumentation and electronics with a wealth of spoken, sung and rapped vocals, Nine is a genuinely stunning, thought-provoking album full of razor-sharp lyrics and brilliantly executed musical movements.
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 in stock $26.57
Monument (limited gatefold clear vinyl 2xLP)
Cat: GONDLP 043LE. Rel: 11 Nov 21
  1. Opening (2:48)
  2. Impressions (3:46)
  3. Ultraviolet (5:01)
  4. Ever Present (4:44)
  5. Gateway (1:06)
  6. Monument (4:38)
  7. AOE (5:32)
  8. Warm Data (8:17)
  9. Portal (1:01)
  10. On The Light (6:23)
 in stock $26.30
Promises (gatefold 180 gram vinyl LP + insert in die-cut sleeve repress)
Cat: LB 97LP180. Rel: 12 Oct 21
  1. Promises (Movement 1) (6:24)
  2. Promises (Movement 2) (2:31)
  3. Promises (Movement 3) (2:32)
  4. Promises (Movement 4) (2:31)
  5. Promises (Movement 5) (4:15)
  6. Promises (Movement 6) (8:40)
  7. Promises (Movement 7) (9:28)
  8. Promises (Movement 8) (7:22)
  9. Promises (Movement 9) (1:57)
 in stock $27.42
I'm Rick James Bitch
Cat: FCDR 004. Rel: 22 Nov 21
  1. Lakim - "I'm Rick James Bitch" (3:05)
  2. Boombaptist - "Jerry Mane" (2:42)
Review: Rakim and Boombaptist join forces for this turbo-charged cut and paste job. The two short but sweet tracks on this little 7" are packed with eons of hip hop and b-boy history, all chopped up, spliced and diced into fragments that you will have plenty of fun pulling apart. First up is 'I'm Rick James Bitch'with planning bass, crisp boom bap drums and iconic vocal samples the on the flip is 'Jerry Mane' which is slightly less raw and a little more soulful and outward looking. Both are big tools for big reactions on the floor.
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Played by: I Love Hip Hop
 in stock $9.69
Back To Black
Cat: 1734128. Rel: 24 May 07
  1. Rehab
  2. You Know I'm No Good
  3. Me & Mr Jones
  4. Just Friends
  5. Back To Black
  6. Love Is A Losing Game
  7. Tears Dry On Their Own
  8. Wake Up Alone
  9. Some Unholy War
  10. He Can Only Hold Her
  11. Addicted
Played by: Juno Classics, Aliwud
 in stock $21.88
DJ Cam & Frederic Beneix Present: Wine4Melomanes
Cat: BBE 488CLP. Rel: 26 Nov 21
  1. Isabelle Mayereau - "Jeux De Regards" (3:24)
  2. Nemo - "Jungle Jim" (7:35)
  3. Erik Tagg - "Got To Be Lovin' You" (3:28)
  4. Achim Kuck & Friends - "Wind" (6:26)
  5. The Mike Nock Underground - "Wax Planet" (4:00)
  6. Horace Silver & The LA Modern String Orchestra - "Scott Joplin" (6:19)
  7. Carmen Lundy - "Have A Little Faith" (2:47)
  8. Embryo - "Knast-Funk" (5:45)
  9. Siegfried Kessler & Serge Bringolf - "Sigi Dance" (5:30)
  10. Gustav Brom Orchestra - "Calling Up The Rain" (5:32)
  11. Frederic Rabold Crew - "Ride On" (3:28)
  12. Stan Kenton & His Orchestra - "Samba De Haps" (3:56)
  13. Larry Rose Band - "The Sand" (5:25)
Review: The concept behind this new collection on BBE is a simple but effective one: sommelier Frederic Beneix has picked out a selection of wines, and beat maker DJ Cam has dug deep to serve up some rare but fitting musical accompaniments that were produced in the same year. Wine4Melomanes, therefore, is a unique collection of sounds from all over Europe that connects the complexity and sensuality of a tipple with the rhythm and melody of a song. Most are lush and sophisticated jazz cuts that sound good whether you're drinking or not. Delicious.
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 in stock $31.85
 in stock $11.63
Talk Memory
Talk Memory (limited gatefold white vinyl 2xLP)
Cat: XL 1176LPEWHI. Rel: 08 Oct 21
  1. Signal From The Noise (11:52)
  2. Unfolding (Momentum 73) (feat Laraajii) (6:13)
  3. City Of Mirrors (feat Arthur Verocai) (5:03)
  4. Beside April (feat Karriem Riggins & Arthur Verocai) (7:02)
  5. Love Proceeding (feat Arthur Verocai) (7:11)
  6. Open Channels (5:52)
  7. Timid, Intimidating (7:08)
  8. Beside April (feat Arthur Verocai - reprise) (3:42)
  9. Talk Meaning (feat Arthur Verocai, Terrace Martin & Brandee Younger) (8:17)
 in stock $28.24
Shout Out! To Freedom
Shout Out! To Freedom (limited gatefold translucent blue vinyl 2xLP + MP3 download code)
Cat: WARPLP 321BLUE. Rel: 29 Oct 21
  1. Shout Out! (feat Beautiful People - intro) (1:28)
  2. Imagineering (4:34)
  3. Creator SOS (feat Haile Supreme & Wolfgang Haffner) (3:47)
  4. 3D Warrior (feat Shabaka Hutchings & Haile Supreme & Wolfgang Haffner) (6:57)
  5. Miami 80 (2:02)
  6. GTP Call (0:31)
  7. Wikid Satellites (feat Greentea Peng) (4:15)
  8. Breathe In (feat OSHUN) (3:59)
  9. To Freedom (feat Beautiful People - interlude) (0:39)
  10. Wonder (feat Haile Supreme & Shabaka Hutchings) (6:31)
  11. Own Me (feat Haile Supreme) (3:37)
  12. Widyabad (1:50)
  13. Isolated (feat Pip Millett & Sabrina Mahfouz) (4:11)
  14. Trillion (feat Mara TK) (3:20)
  15. Up To Us (feat Haile Supreme) (4:52)
Review:  Over the years, George 'E.A.S.E' Evelyn has made some very good downtempo music as Nightmares on Wax, as well as some killer club cuts. Even so, he's previously made little quite as musically refined as Shout Out To Freedom. Made in cahoots a giant cast-list of guest performers, the album's 15 tracks rarely surprise - we know by now that Evelyn will blend elements of soul, hip-hop, jazz, reggae and smooth grooves - but are still capable of genuinely taking your breath away. Basically, Evelyn is doing what he does best, only better than ever, with more extensive use of live instrumentation and some genuinely stirring orchestration. Highlights include the Balearic ambient jazz brilliance of 'Wonder', the low-slung, flash-friend soul shuffle of 'Own Me' and the sunrise-ready bliss of 'Imagineering'.
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 in stock $24.36
Wairunga (gatefold heavyweight vinyl 2xLP)
Cat: DROP. Rel: 19 Nov 21
  1. Coffee Black (7:34)
  2. Bones (7:57)
  3. Shady (6:53)
  4. Wairunga Blues (5:32)
  5. Bush Telegraph (feat MC Slave) (6:51)
  6. Leave Your Window Open (11:27)
  7. Dig Deep (9:46)
Review: Wairunga is a Kiwi beauty spot that's long been one of the favoured locations for Fat Freddy's Drop to kick back between tours and recording sessions. It's fitting then that the long-serving New Zealand collective have named their new album in its honour. The set itself showcases the band at their very best, delivering their usual attractive fusions of dub, reggae and soul, in which Joe Dukie's effortlessly soulful vocals rise above warming bass, heady electronics, crisp guitars and hazy horns. It's diverse enough to fend off any accusations that they're resting on their laurels, but also familiar enough to please the band's vast army of fans. In other words, it's a Fat Freddy's Drop album, and a rather good one at that.
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 in stock $27.69
De Las Colonias Del Rio De La Plata (reissue)
De Las Colonias Del Rio De La Plata (reissue) (LP + booklet with obi-strip)
Cat: ALT 013. Rel: 14 Oct 21
  1. O'Placar (6:19)
  2. Para Nosotros Solamente (4:47)
  3. Balewada (3:57)
  4. Los Berugos Wor (4:50)
  5. La Hora De La Sed Maldita (4:15)
  6. El Viaje De Dumpty (5:09)
  7. Eterna Presencia (4:37)
  8. Mira Tu (4:55)
Review: It would be fair to say that De Las Colonias Del Rio De La Plata is something of a little-known gem. Recorded in two days in Buenos Aries back in the autumn of 1976, the album remains the sole recorded output of Argentine keyboardist and producer Jorge Lopez Ruiz's jazz-fusion outfit, Viejas Raices. The album itself has long been sought-after by Latin jazz collectors, hence this handy - if frustratingly limited - vinyl reissue. Musically, it's a blast from start to finish, with Lopez Ruiz's electric piano and ARP synthesizer sounds riding extra-percussive Latin jazz grooves and some seriously groovy upright bass. Alternately floor-friendly and pleasingly laidback, the album's funky beauty and impressive musicianship is only heightened by the lack of fiery horns.
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 in stock $27.14
Drunken Edits
Drunken Edits (hand-numbered 7" limited to 300 copies)
Cat: PRED 023. Rel: 22 Nov 21
  1. Drunken (Hildegard Knef edit) (3:37)
  2. Drunken (Chilly Gonzales Buzz bonus Interview edit) (3:16)
 in stock $12.17
Untitled (Rise)
Untitled (Rise) (gatefold 2xLP)
Cat: FL 00006LP. Rel: 12 Nov 20
  1. Strong (6:20)
  2. Fearless (4:10)
  3. Rise (1:04)
  4. I Just Want To Dance (4:24)
  5. Street Fighter (3:10)
  6. Son Shine (3:14)
  7. Rise Intently (0:48)
  8. The Beginning & The End (3:41)
  9. Free (5:07)
  10. You Know It Ain't (3:35)
  11. Uncomfortable (3:22)
  12. No Black Violins In London (1:33)
  13. Scary Times (3:35)
  14. The Black & Gold (3:12)
  15. Little Boy (3:58)
Review: Very little is known about the collective of musicians behind the SAULT project, but their music in many ways speaks for itself. Earlier in the year they delivered Untitled (Black Is), a heartfelt, angry and righteous set of soul, funk, drill and spoken word tracks that provided a brilliant commentary on what it means to be black in 2020. It's a contender for album of the year, for sure, and the good news is that this speedy follow-up is every bit as essential. It's undoubtedly more celebratory than its predecessor, but every bit as musically detailed, combining cutting-edge electronics and all manner of infectious rhythms with enlightening vocals and all manner of live jazz, soul, punk-funk and jazz-funk instrumentation (as well as some seriously evocative orchestration).
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 in stock $29.63
Untitled (Black Is)
Untitled (Black Is) (gatefold 2xLP)
Cat: FL 00005LP. Rel: 15 Sep 20
  1. Out The Lies (2:04)
  2. Stop Dem (3:37)
  3. Hard Life (4:33)
  4. Don't Shoot Guns Down (1:52)
  5. Wildfires (3:32)
  6. X (1:25)
  7. Sorry Ain't Enough (5:04)
  8. Black Is (1:47)
  9. Bow (feat Michael Kiwanuka) (4:00)
  10. This Generation (feat Laurette Josiah) (0:51)
  11. Why We Cry Why We Die (2:44)
  12. Black (3:57)
  13. US (1:04)
  14. Eternal Life (4:00)
  15. Only Synth In Church (0:59)
  16. Monsters (3:29)
  17. June Child (0:58)
  18. Miracles (4:18)
  19. Hold Me (2:45)
  20. Pray Up Stay Up (3:40)
Review: The mysterious Sault troupe is back with a call to action and revolutionary soul soundtrack that really bangs the box. "Ain't nothing gunna keep us silent" the lead singer yelps on 'Stop Der', which is an immediate banger after the soothing ambience and closely mic-ed whispers of the opener, which muse on what it means to be black. The rest of the record is a hard hitting mix of crisp drums and empowering vocals, with elements of classic soul as well as contemporary jazz colouring the grooves. This is powerful music with an even more powerful message.
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 in stock $29.63
Nothing Feels Like Everything
  1. The Pile (feat Cleveland Watkiss) (8:07)
  2. Heron (feat Miryam Solomon) (5:27)
  3. In Circles (feat Idris Rahman) (4:09)
  4. I Hear You, I See You (feat Nat Birchall & Faye Houston) (4:35)
  5. Within Without (feat Jessica Lauren) (6:20)
  6. Boldly (feat Ursula Rucker) (4:36)
  7. Morning Affirmation (5:15)
  8. Love In Dreams (feat Idris Rahman) (5:53)
  9. Discussion (feat Eye Collective) (4:44)
Review: Adam Scrimshire's latest full-lenbth excursion - the Albert's Favourites founder's third in as many years, is an expansive, adventurous and entertaining affair, with a string of guest vocalists and musicians swinging by to lend a hand. After opening with a touch of Rotary Connection-inspired brilliance featuring Cleveland Watkiss ('The Pile'), Scrimshsire sashays between soft-focus, semi-acoustic soul ('Heron', featuring Miryam Solomon and the blissful 'In Circles' with Idris Rahman), breezy spiritual jazz ('I Hear You, I See You', with UK jazz royalty Nat Birchall and Faye Houston), becalmed ambient jazz (the Ursula Rucker-voiced 'Boldly') and a swathe of slick, decidedly laidback gems (see 'Morning Affirmation' and Pie-Eye Collective ambient collaboration 'Discussion').
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 in stock $19.66
Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand
  1. Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand (6:12)
  2. Lullaby (4:49)
  3. The Solar Winds (& Cadenza) (4:15)
  4. A Long Way Home (2:42)
  5. End Song (6:59)
  6. All Washed Up (4:43)
  7. How The Nights Can Fly (7:58)
  8. End Song (reprise) (1:55)
Review: This release marks something of a departure for Athens of the North, a label predominantly known for reissuing ludicrously rare funk and soul sevens. For starters, it's a brand new album, written, performed and produced by jazzman Greg Foat and Warren Hampshire, who's best known for being a member of The Bees. Then there's what it sounds like. While there are nods to the organic, immaculately produced soul of Rotary Connection, for the most part Galaxies Like Grains of Sand is a luscious fusion of hazy, Cinematic Orchestra style jazz, folksy downtempo compositions, and the blissful, head-in-the-clouds bliss of new age influenced ambient. Surprising or not, it's an utterly beguiling album
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 in stock $25.76
Crazy That You Love
Crazy That You Love (7" + MP3 download code)
Cat: TRU 7414. Rel: 26 Nov 21
  1. Crazy That You Love (4:23)
  2. The Letter (3:33)
 in stock $9.96
5 (LP)
Cat: FL 00002. Rel: 17 Feb 20
  1. Up All Night (4:20)
  2. Don't Waste My Time (3:15)
  3. Foot On Necks (3:14)
  4. Why Why Why Why Why (4:02)
  5. Pink Sands (1:52)
  6. Let Me Go (3:18)
  7. Masterpiece (5:45)
  8. Add A Little Bit Of SAULT (0:20)
  9. Something's In The Air (3:12)
  10. Think About It (2:49)
  11. Wild Hundreds (part 5) (0:50)
  12. We Are The Sun (3:58)
  13. Wild Hundreds (part 55) (1:28)
  14. BABE (3:41)
 in stock $19.66
Son (limited translucent green vinyl LP + insert)
Cat: CC 007GREEN. Rel: 04 Nov 21
  1. Intro (0:44)
  2. Don (2:42)
  3. Play Along (1:38)
  4. Hehu (1:59)
  5. Son (3:26)
  6. Furah Bay (1:20)
  7. Say (2:14)
  8. Always (1:33)
  9. Gonna Be (4:13)
 in stock $26.02
Untitled (Rise)
Cat: FL 00006CD. Rel: 12 Nov 20
  1. Strong
  2. Fearless
  3. Rise
  4. I Just Want To Dance
  5. Street Fighter
  6. Son Shine
  7. Rise Intently
  8. The Beginning & The End
  9. Free
  10. You Know It Ain't
  11. Uncomfortable
  12. No Black Violins In London
  13. Scary Times
  14. The Black & Gold
  15. Little Boy
Review: Very little is known about the collective of musicians behind the SAULT project, but their music in many ways speaks for itself. Earlier in the year they delivered Untitled (Black Is), a heartfelt, angry and righteous set of soul, funk, drill and spoken word tracks that provided a brilliant commentary on what it means to be black in 2020. It's a contender for album of the year, for sure, and the good news is that this speedy follow-up is every bit as essential. It's undoubtedly more celebratory than its predecessor, but every bit as musically detailed, combining cutting-edge electronics and all manner of infectious rhythms with enlightening vocals and all manner of live jazz, soul, punk-funk and jazz-funk instrumentation (as well as some seriously evocative orchestration).
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 in stock $13.01
When The Sun Dips 90 Degrees
Cat: FW 175. Rel: 21 Jun 18
  1. 90 Degrees (4:08)
  2. Something My Heart Trusts (4:41)
  3. Burn & Rise (2:40)
  4. Heaven (4:59)
  5. Body Needs Healing (4:59)
Review: After her magnetic debut EP for Running Circle in 2017, Nottingham's Yazmin Lacey lands on our charts with her follow-up 12", a piece of work that sounds deeply accomplished and expansive for being her second EP to date. Largely roaming within the jazzo-sphere, When The Sun Dips 90 Degress is a beautifully seductive five-tracker, with the artist's voice reigning supreme over the cascading showers of piano keys and subtle electronics, somehow tapping into the Alice Coltrane sort of vibe. There's no harp here, but plenty of soulful charisma. Fear not thy devout jazz fanatic - this can get real deep and real smooth. It's a broken beat fan's dream some true. More from Lacey is, indeed, expected in the remainder of the year. Marvellous stuff.
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 in stock $8.59
Rising (Love Record Stores 2021)
Rising (Love Record Stores 2021) (translucent red vinyl 12")
Cat: DIF 433EP. Rel: 20 Oct 21
  1. Risin' (3:53)
  2. Inna City (2:28)
  3. Saturn (3:10)
  4. Mr Sun (Miss Da Sun) (3:45)
  5. Sane (3:17)
  6. Liberation (2:18)
  7. Downers (3:44)
Review: Following the success of her debut album Man Made this year, here's a reissue of London artist Aria Wells aka Greentea Peng's Rising EP from back in 2019 on Different. She worked with different producers on this one such as Fred Cox, Kiko, Samo and Earbuds who lent their various talents. Peng's soothing vocal delivery is accompanied perfectly by hypnotic polyrhythms on songs like 'Risin', the blunted urban blues of 'Inna City', and the broken beat neo-soul of 'Liberation' being just some highlights on this terrific EP.
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 in stock $16.33
Source We Move
Source We Move (gatefold LP)
Cat: 722835 3. Rel: 22 Oct 21
  1. La Cumbia Me Esta Llamando (Kaidi Tatham remix) (5:04)
  2. Together Is A Beautiful Place To Be (Nala Sinephro remix) (2:17)
  3. The Message Continues (DJ Harrison remix) (2:57)
  4. Inner Game (Blvck Spvde remix) (1:29)
  5. Boundless Beings (Georgia Anne Muldrow remix) (3:04)
  6. Stand With Each Other (KeiyaA remix) (3:19)
  7. La Cumbia Me Esta Llamando (Suricata remix) (5:24)
  8. Source (Dengue Dengue Dengue remix) (5:33)
  9. Pace (Moses Boyd remix) (5:05)
Review: Nubya Garcia is one of the icons of the current, thriving jazz scene. Her album Source was a deserving Mercury Prize-nominee and here she reworks it through a series of new collars with the likes of DJ Harrison, Moses Boyd, Dengue Dengue Dengue and Georgia Anne Muldrow. Each of the new versions retains plenty of the soul and invention of the originals but adds in a range of other influences that take them in a more driving, groove-orientated direction. The results are stunning, with plenty of great options for DJs who like to play slow and sensuous. The Kaidi Tatham remix of 'La Cumbia Me Esta Llamando' is our personal pick.
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Bring Backs
Bring Backs (limited gatefold purple vinyl LP)
Cat: 277893. Rel: 23 Apr 21
  1. Teki (5:30)
  2. People (feat Kaya Thomas-Dyke) (3:31)
  3. Mind The Gap (feat Lex Amor) (3:16)
  4. Run Outs (4:51)
  5. Last Card (Bumper Cars) (4:36)
  6. Coasting (4:48)
  7. Attune (7:02)
  8. Once A Year (1:22)
  9. Organic Rust (4:33)
Played by: DJ Kobayashi
 in stock $24.36
Ancient Methods
  1. Countdown Clock (1:28)
  2. Raw Transmissions (2:05)
  3. The Wall (feat Nosaj) (1:53)
  4. Behold The Bomb (2:45)
  5. Old Wolrd Palette (1:41)
  6. Crystal Ball Emoji (2:13)
  7. A Gesture Of Fearlessness (feat Billy Woods) (2:04)
  8. Wonder Drugs (2:09)
  9. MM Dedicated (1:30)
  10. Yellow Plates (1:40)
  11. Chickenskin (feat Elucid) (4:27)
  12. The Prophet (1:37)
Played by: I Love Hip Hop
 in stock $19.92
Keep It Unreal (reissue)
Keep It Unreal (reissue) (limited gatefold green vinyl 2xLP + poster + MP3 download code)
Cat: ZEN 42. Rel: 04 Oct 19
  1. Is He Really (0:14)
  2. Spandex Man (4:40)
  3. Get A Move On (7:35)
  4. Something Silly (2:04)
  5. Jus Jus (feat Roots Manuva) (4:06)
  6. Honeydew (feat Fi) (7:37)
  7. So Long (4:16)
  8. Travelogue (5:24)
  9. Blackpool Roll (4:50)
  10. Shanty Town (feat C Gull) (3:49)
  11. Cheeky (7:28)
  12. Midnight Feast (3:37)
  13. Fish (4:20)
Review: Dance music's most famous tea lover and cartoonist Mr Scruff truly broke through with his 1999 album "Keep It Unreal". 20 years on, it is still a fine example of sample mastery and musical playfulness with tracks about marine life, electro swing cuts built on snippets of Moondog material and plenty of weird and wonderful downbeat, breakbeat and broken beat gems in between. Our picks: "Midnight Feast" which recalls the intimate late night sounds of Portishead, rich and sweet "Honeydew" as it should be given the title and "Cheeky" - a timeless bit of deep house from the Manchester man. If only we all aged as well as this album.
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People Need People
  1. People Need People (4:20)
  2. The Higher Love (4:14)
Review: Nicola Conte and Gianluca Petrella's recent album, People Need People, was one of the warmest, soulful ad most accessible sets of the year, with the experienced Italian duo combining authentic jazz instrumentation and percussion with contemporary deep house and broken beat grooves. This superb seven0=-inch single showcases two of the album's undoubted gems: the impeccable deep house soul of 'People Need People' - a wonderfully sun-soaked affair in which Petrella's impassioned vocals and vibraphone solos stretch out across a tactile groove - and the downtempo, spoken word-laden hip-hop/jazz fusion of 'The Higher Love'. In a word: essential.
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Psyco On Da Bus (20th Anniversary Edition)
  1. Afropusherman (4:40)
  2. Never Satisfied (7:12)
  3. Many Questions (5:01)
  4. KIS Compatible (4:22)
  5. Pictures Talk (4:53)
  6. Hand Full Of Sands (7:32)
  7. Push Your Mind (4:05)
  8. Time To Take A Rest Suite (part 1) (3:33)
  9. Time To Take A Rest Suite (part 2) (7:40)
  10. Time To Take A Rest Suite (part 3) (3:49)
 in stock $23.25
Hit & Run
Cat: LMNKV 70. Rel: 22 Sep 21
  1. Hit & Run (4:11)
  2. Apache (4:52)
Review: Madrid-based Brighton boy Chip Wickham sure knows how to come up with exotic sounds. His name is perfect for the 60s spy theme style funk he cooked up for Lovemonk back in 2011. They proved so popular they quickly sold out and so the today 7" has now been repressed. 'Hit & Run' is exactly as it should sound based on the title - a soundtrack to a high-speed car chase in a 60s movie. 'Apache' then rattles and rolls with busy Latin percussive flair, tumbling drums and a sunny flute lead packed with joy. Both of these will inject any set with next-level vibes.
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Jungle Kitten (reissue)
Jungle Kitten (reissue) (orange vinyl 12")
Cat: DLM 010ORANGE. Rel: 20 Sep 21
  1. Jungle Kitten (feat Kaidi Tatham) (7:04)
  2. Asking Eyes (feat Vanessa Freeman) (5:03)
Review: 'Jungle Kitten' by Manfredo Fest is something of an underground classic. It features the widely admired Kaidi Tatham on synth and has a fine crew of London's best musicians also involved in the line up and now it gets a cover by Da Lata that is drenched in warmth. The a-side is as organic as they come with fluid grooves and samba styles all heavily applied next to the uplifting vocals. On the flip side is another epic one for the dance floor. It is a vital version of Rafaella Renzulli's 'Asking Eyes' featuring Vanessa Freeman that at long last lands on vinyl.
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I Won't Fade Away
Cat: SELVA 7. Rel: 05 Nov 21
  1. I Won't Fade Away (3:50)
  2. I Won't Fade Away (instrumental) (3:48)
Review: Man like Quantic aka Will Holland, a real musicologist, world music maestro and bandleader, revisits one of his old tracks following a slew of other producers doing the same. That track is 'Pushin On' and here he takes its timeless Alice Russell vocal and drops it into a new beat. It's one that is swung with plenty of UKG references and is finished off with nice soft melodies up top. Add in a bit of tape hiss and some broken beats and you have an anthem in the making. Flip it over for a paired back instrumental. Either of these will be huge in the club, so do not sleep.
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Days To Come
Cat: ZEN 119. Rel: 28 Sep 06
  1. Intro
  2. Days To Come (feat Bajka)
  3. Between The Lines (feat Bajka)
  4. The Fever
  5. Transmission 94 (Parts 1 & 2)
  6. On Your Marks
  7. Hatoa
  8. Recurring
  9. Nightlite (feat Bajka)
  10. If You Stayed Over (feat Fink)
  11. Walk In The Sky (feat Bajka)
  12. Ketto
Played by: Vincent Inc
 in stock $22.14
The First One Hundred
Cat: FXHE OAJ. Rel: 12 Aug 21
  1. The First One Hundred (4:00)
  2. Dance Your Blues Away (feat Amp Fiddler) (4:35)
Review: Any Omar S release is worth checking, but when it also features Detroit funk godfather and Motor City legend Amp Fiddler, as well as Andre Foxxe of Parliament-Funkadelic, then it's pretty much buy on sight. You never know what you're gaping to get with the FXHE boss, and never was that more true than here on this sweet little 7". A-side 'The First One Hundred' is a loop of Omar S's trademark dusty drums and a deeply buried bass guitar riff that is super funky, and 'Dance Your Blues Away (feat Amp Fiddler)' sounds like Prince making house music in Omar S's studio. They are short, but oh so sweet.
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Inside Part 2
  1. Domu - "Point Of Entry" (3:48)
  2. Hieroglyphic Being - "Black Hands Sound 63" (6:19)
  3. Patrick Gibin & Kaidi Tatham - "Don't Read" (5:46)
  4. EDB - "You Bring Me Joy" (feat Marsha & Alberto Lincetto) (6:03)
Review: Second chapter of the 'Inside' series of various artists eps selected by Neroli's very own Volcov. This time with a more eclectic approach than the previous volume, exploring more electronic landscapes with Domu's downtempo ambience song aptly titled 'Point Of Entry' and Jamal Moss's unmistakable sound on his opus 'Black Hands Sound 63' on the first side. On the flipside Mother Tongue's own Patrick Gibin returns with another bouncing collaboration with Kaidi Tatham entitled 'Don't Read' and new upcoming wonder producer EDB serves 'You Bring Me Joy' with the help of Alberto Lincetto on keys and NTS resident Marshmello on vocals!
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Pina (12")
Cat: HR 12S026. Rel: 01 Oct 21
  1. Pina (5:40)
  2. Pina (Nikitch & Kuna Maze remix) (6:46)
Review: Toshio Matsuura's Toshio Matsuura Group finally unveils its much anticipated new tune 'Pina' which has never before been put out. It was recorded in London while the band worked on their 2018 album Loveplaydance so has a similar sound. It is a free form jazz style which is led by conversational trumpet and underpinned by restless broken beats. On the flip is a remix by Nikitch & Kuna Maze, a dup that originally hail from France but who are currently working in Belgium. It's a slick rework ready for dancing action.
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Parallel Moves
Cat: VMR 016. Rel: 21 Oct 21
  1. Sol (7:08)
  2. Parallel Moves (10:35)
  3. Orange Sky (7:08)
  4. You Are (5:06)
  5. Correlation (6:31)
  6. Spreads (6:40)
  7. In Limbo (7:32)
  8. The Pieces (3:55)
  9. Passage (5:07)
  10. Settling Dust (3:50)
  11. Blue & Yellow (5:48)
  12. Duet (3:03)
Review: The master that is Fluxion is back with more introspections from deep inside his own musical world. It was only in May of last year that his last album was released and since then this has been his focus. It has paid off because once again this is an absorbing world of dub techno, gentle melodies and undulating rhythms that stretch and unfold at their own slow but inviting pace. There are hopeful moments like 'Correlation' with its soft beats and rising melodies, and moments of more lonesome reflection such as the sparse and seductive 'Settling Dust.' Of course, undermining it all is the trademark Fluxion sound we all know and love.
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Black Sands
Black Sands (2xLP + MP3 download code)
Cat: ZEN 140. Rel: 30 Mar 10
  1. Prelude
  2. Kiara
  3. Kong
  4. Eyesdown (feat Andreya Triana)
  5. El Toro
  6. We Could Forever
  7. 1009
  8. All In Forms
  9. The Keeper (feat Andreya Triana)
  10. Stay The Same (feat Andreya Triana)
  11. Animals
  12. Black Sands
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On My Way To Harlem
Cat: GP 712013. Rel: 25 Jun 13
  1. On My Way To Harlem (Jazz & Cole edit)
  2. 1960 What ? (Jazz & Cole edit)
Review: A modern day Scott-Heron, without the myriad of demons on his back, Grammy-nominated jazz singer Porter has such a distinctive voice, charm and band command. He clearly lends himself well to edit culture (as proved by the huge success of the many "1960 What?" versions in recent years) and this 7" from Expansion is no exception. "On My Way To Harlem" is straight up narrative jazz with fantastic attention paid to the subtle samba and solemn horns. "1960 What?" speaks for itself; far more authentic to the original than the other versions that have popped up, if you've not already got a favourite edit - Jazz & Cole have the answer.
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Rounds: 10th Anniversary Edition
Rounds: 10th Anniversary Edition (gatefold heavyweight vinyl 2xLP + CD + MP3 download code)
Cat: REWIG LP88. Rel: 10 May 13
  1. Hands
  2. She Moves She
  3. First Thing
  4. My Angel Rocks Back & Forth
  5. Spirit Fingers
  6. Unspoken
  7. Chia
  8. As Serious As Your Life
  9. And They All Look Broken Hearted
  10. Slow Jam
  11. She Moves She (live in Copenhagen)
  12. Everything Is Alright (live in Copenhagen)
  13. Spirit Fingers (live in Copenhagen)
  14. Glue Of The World (live in Copenhagen)
  15. My Angel Rocks Back & Forth (live in Copenhagen)
  16. As Serious As Your Life (live in Copenhagen)
  17. Hands, No More Mosquitos, Calamine, Tangle (live in Copenhagen)
Review: Released back in 2003, Rounds was the third LP from Kieran Hebden as Four Tet and perhaps the first long player that widely established him as a pioneering voice within electronic music. Though it doesn't feel like a decade since it was released, Domino celebrate the album's tenth anniversary in requisite fashion here, reissuing it in double LP format and slipping in a CD of Four Tet performing live in Copenhagen in 2004. Listening back now, it's easy to understand why Rounds is viewed as an early classic in the Four Tet canon, transferring his love for free jazz records to a beat template that's more palatable on the ear (Fact pickers might want to know that Hebden recently revealed to Pitchfork the LP was made entirely from samples) "She Moves She" still sounds absolutely haunting too!
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Wish I Didn't Miss You
Cat: MSV 025. Rel: 14 Apr 21
  1. Wish I Didn't Miss You (3:53)
  2. Wish I Didn't Miss You (remix) (4:19)
Review: Oooh! Angie Stone's "Wish I Didn't Miss You" definitely belongs in the canon of all time modern soul classics. Taken from her 2001 second album Mahogany Soul, the Swizz Beats produced track made optimum usage of an O' Jays sample and was instrumental in that LP going gold and propelling the former D'Angelo collaborator to stardom. It also inspired countless official and under the counter remixes with Blaze's perhaps the most recognisable. So yes this reissue on 7" from Outta Sight is worthy if you don't have the original in your collection and features a housed up remix from Hex Hector on the flip.
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Late Night Tales
Late Night Tales (180 gram vinyl 2xLP + MP3 download code)
Cat: ALNLP 34. Rel: 18 Nov 13
  1. Dustin O'Halloran - "An Ending A Beginning"
  2. Bonobo - "Get Thy Bearings" (exclusive Donovan cover version)
  3. Darondo - "Didn't I ?"
  4. Nina Simone - "Baltimore"
  5. Menehan Street Band - "The Traitor"
  6. Romare - "Down The Line (It Takes A Number)"
  7. Shlohmo - "Places"
  8. The Invisible - "Wings" (Floating Points remix)
  9. Badbadnotgood - "Hedron"
  10. Matthew Bourne - "VIII Juliette"
  11. Airhead - "South Congress"
  12. Matthew Halsall - "Sailing Out To Sea"
  13. Dorothy Ashby - "Essence Of Sapphire"
  14. Peter & Kerry - "One Thing"
  15. Eddie Front - "Gigantic"
  16. Bill Evans - "Peace Piece"
  17. Benedict Cumberbatch - "Flat Of Angels" (part 3 - exclusive Spoken Word piece)
Review: Given his impeccable downtempo credentials, you'd expect Bonobo's Late Night Tales mix to be one of the finer installments in the series (and that's saying something). Predictably, it is. Sweet, sensual and atmospheric, with plenty of unlikely gems and forgotten classics for the heads to enjoy, it surprises and impresses with each successive track. This vinyl edition features 17 of the tracks unmixed (naturally) and lifts out many highlights. His own cover of Donovan's "Get Thy Bearings" is particularly revelatory - string drenched, hazy, atmospheric and, of course, immaculately produced - but there are many other gems. Check Darondo's classic heart breaker "Didn't I," the smoky reggae-soul of Nina Simone's "Baltimore", and the enveloping intimacy of Shlohmo's "Places". Do seek out Benny Cumberbatch's spoken word turn at the end too! (mp3 download code for the full release included).
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Trip Hop
Trip Hop (heavyweight vinyl LP)
Cat: 336406 6. Rel: 19 Apr 19
  1. Massive Attack - "Teardrop" (5:26)
  2. DJ Shadow - "Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt" (6:35)
  3. Tricky - "Hell Is Around The Corner" (3:45)
  4. Goldfrapp - "Lovely Head" (3:45)
  5. Kid Loco - "A Grand Love Theme" (3:59)
  6. Morcheeba - "Otherwise" (3:44)
  7. Moby - "Natural Blues" (4:14)
  8. Nightmares On Wax - "Les Nuits" (6:15)
  9. DJ Cam - "Birds Also Sing For Anamaria" (4:16)
  10. Alex Gopher - "The Child" (radio edit) (3:40)
 in stock $13.28
Baba Ayoola
Cat: BWOOD 252. Rel: 16 Jul 21
  1. Baba Ayoola (4:01)
  2. Carry Me Home (5:27)
Review: Kokoroko very quickly broke through with the last EP on Brownswood. The talented musical collective stuff their tunes with elements of afro, funk, soul and jazz and each one makes an indelible mark. This new EP offers two more such gems: first up, 'Baba Ayoola' has silky drumming that would make Tony Allen proud. The lead trumpets and mellifluous chords all make for a rich sonic tapestry that is ripe for dancing. On the flip is 'Carry Me Home' with more big horns and complex drum patterns, as well as some soulful vocal coos to finish it in style.
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Played by: DJ Kobayashi
 in stock $9.96
Monument (gatefold 2xLP + MP3 download code)
Cat: GONDLP 043. Rel: 11 Nov 21
  1. Opening (2:47)
  2. Impressions (3:45)
  3. Ultraviolet (5:01)
  4. Ever Present (4:43)
  5. Gateway (1:06)
  6. Monument (4:39)
  7. AOE (5:34)
  8. Warm Data (8:17)
  9. Portal
  10. On The Light
 in stock $26.02
The Epic: Volume 1 2 & 3
The Epic: Volume 1 2 & 3 (heavyweight vinyl 3xLP + insert)
Cat: BF 050. Rel: 29 Sep 15
  1. Change Of The Guard (12:13)
  2. Isabelle (12:06)
  3. Final Thought (6:25)
  4. The Next Step (14:39)
  5. Askim (12:30)
  6. The Rhythm Changes (7:39)
  7. Leroy & Lanisha (9:24)
  8. Re Run (8:17)
  9. Miss Understanding (8:45)
  10. Henrietta Our Hero (7:10)
  11. Seven Prayers (7:32)
  12. Cherokee (8:10)
  13. The Magnificent 7 (12:42)
  14. Re Run Home (14:03)
  15. Malcolm's Theme (8:38)
  16. Clair De Lune (11:07)
  17. The Message (11:06)
Review: Already out in the ether since the summer, Kamasi's sprawling three-part jazz opus finally sees the light of vinyl day. Presented on heavyweight vinyl with his striking signature artwork, its delivery befits the album's rave reviews on its original arrival. Highlights, in case you haven't heard it yet, are the awe-inspiring switch from fusion to swing on "The Next Step" the album's overall sparing inclusion of vocal that make "The Rhythm Changes" really stand out and sparkle and the attention to detail on the narrative structure on reprise notes such as "Re Run Home". A must-have for any jazz/Brainfeeder fan.
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Volkswagenesque (7" limited to 300 copies)
Cat: FNR 172. Rel: 25 Oct 21
  1. Volkswagenesque (4:07)
  2. Miles Away (2:53)
Review: Given that both have eclectic musical tastes and play a multitude of instruments, it makes perfect sense that Misha Paniflov and Shawn Lee have ended up working together on a handful of seven-inch singles. 'Volkswagenesque', the opening gambit from the pair's latest "45", is another strong sonic statement. It boasts the sun-kissed warmth and laidback vibe heard on many of Lee's productions, with the duo wrapping glistening guitars, gravelly funk-rock solos, spacey synths and warming bass around a languid, percussion-rich rhythm track. You'll find more weighty, beautifully played percussion on flipside 'Miles Away', a more low-slung and dancefloor-ready affair that features some excellent electric piano playing from Lee.
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 in stock $14.13
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