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The Fatback Band – Raising Hell (LP)
Formed by drummer Bill Curtis in 1970, The Fatback Band started off as a funk band although when disco began to break in 1974, they added that four-to-the-floor wrinkle to their sound to serve up some classics. In 1975 Fatback released both their fifth and sixth albums - "Yum Yum" and "Raising Hell" - in the same year. Although singles had been released Stateside as early as 1971, it was not until 1975 that Fatback began to appear on singles here. Their third UK 7" - 'Yum Yum (Gimme Some)' - got to number 40 in the UK charts in August. Later in November, 'Are You Ready (Do The Bus Stop)' got to number 18, which helped propel the "Raising Hell" LP into the top 20. This album also spawned the Top 10 hit 'Spanish Hustle' in early 1976. Both "Yum Yum" and "Raising Hell" have been out of print on vinyl for decades. These new editions allow funky Fatback fans to drop the needle and get back into the groove

24,90 €*
Kelela – Raven (DOLP)
Limited Edition, Clear

33,90 €*
Alfa Mist – Nocturne (LP)
When Alfa Mist was a teenager, he was dabbling in hip-hop and grime. By the time he got to college, he was teaching himself the piano and getting deeply into jazz."A huge part of hip-hop is sampling, so I just used to dig around and learned about so many different genres," he explains. "I discovered jazz and started to listen to that." As well as falling head over heels for the visionary work of Miles Davis, he became obsessed with the atmospheric film scores of German composer Hans Zimmer. Alfa Mist's own work is similarly soundtrack-worthy, creating a soulful vibe packed with heady emotion. "I'm pretty dark as a person I guess, so everything ends up sounding melancholy and reflective," says Mist. "I want to make people feel something."

35,90 €*
VA – Wattstax: The Living Word (DOLP)
CR00539 50TH Anniversary Edition To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Wattstax event that took place at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum on 20th August 1972, Stax Records reissues "Wattstax: The Living Word". These two LP's are cut from the original tapes by Chris Muth and feature performances by Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King and more.

41,90 €*
Domi & JD Beck – Not Tight (LP)
  180g Vinyl

25,90 €*
Betty Harris - The Lost Queen Of New Orleans Soul (DOLP)
Liner notes reference the New Orleans Funk series as well as Saturday Night Fish Fry (New Orleans Funk And Soul) and New Orleans Soul (The Original Sound Of New Orleans Soul 1966-76), previously released on Soul Jazz Records.

34,90 €*
Iftin Band – Mogadishu's Finest: The Al​-​Uruba Sessions (DOLP)
The official retrospective on one of Somalia's most famous and beloved private bands, Iftin, and a companion compilation to our Grammy-nominated "Sweet As Broken Dates". Digitized from cassettes recorded between 1982 and 1987 at the legendary Al-Uruba hotel's secret studio and the jams for the masses performed in the basement of Somalia's national theater. Banaadiri rhythms from Somalia's south, Mogadishu's finest vocalists, Dhaanto reggae-like guitar licks, and smoldering brass blend seamlessly with the sounds of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa to form one of rawest, most cosmopolitan eras of music anywhere. Iftin's Mogadishu is where the world's sounds begin and end.

31,90 €*
Eddie Piller & Dean Rudland – Acid Jazz (Not Jazz) (LP)
Eine Sammlung der feinsten Club Underground Club Sounds der frühen 90ziger Jahre präsentiert von Eddie Piller und Dean Rudland.

29,90 €*
VA – TV Sound And Image: British Television, Film And Library Composers 1956-80, Volume Two (DOLP)

34,90 €*
The Originators – Be My Baby (LP)

15,90 €*
Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa '70 – Afrodisiac (DOLP)
" Fela Kutis 'Afrodisiac' wird zum 50. Jubiläum aufwändig auf limitiertem marmor-grünen (LP1) und marmor-rotem (LP2) Doppelvinyl wieder veröffentlicht, inklusive goldenem Obi-Strip und Liner Notes von Chris May.Fela Kuti (1938-1997) war ein nigerianischer Musiker, Produzent, Arrangeur, politischer Radikaler, Geächteter und der Begründer des Afrobeat. Felas musikalisches und gesellschaftspolitisches Vermächtnis umspannt Jahrzehnte und Genres wie Jazz, Pop, Funk, Hip-Hop, Rock und mehr.'Afrodisiac' ist das fünfte Album in der Reihe der Wiederveröffentlichungen zum 50-jährigen Jubiläum von Fela. Die Songs auf 'Afrodisiac' waren Stücke, die Fela und die Nigeria 70 (später Africa 70) 1972 in den Abbey Road Studios neu aufnahmen, nachdem sie in Nigeria zu Hits geworden waren. Der bekannteste Song des Albums, 'Jeun Ko Ku', ist auf diesem Album unter seinem Pidgin-Titel 'Chop and Quench' ('Fressen und Sterben') aufgeführt - eine Satire über Völlerei und Felas erster großer Hit in Westafrika. 'Afrodisiac' wurde 2014 als Teil des von Brian Eno kuratierten 'Fela Box Set #3' erstmals auf Vinyl wiederveröffentlicht. Eno spielte 'Afrodisiac' für David Byrne und war damit ein großer Einfluss auf Talking Heads 'Remain In Light'.

35,90 €*
Earl George – One & Only (LP)
'For Dancers Forty' feiert 40 Jahre seit der bahnbrechenden LP 'For Dancers Only', und greift wieder diverse Labels in Los Angeles auf. Wie auf der legendären KENT 001 repräsentiert die Compilation wieder Soul Stomper, Rhythm & Blues-Buster, 60s Grooves und himmlische Harmonien. Die Sweethearts schmücken unser Cover mit einem kürzlich entdeckten Farbfoto aus den Archiven von Moderns Chefingenieur Bill Lazerus. Abgesehen von ihrem lebhaften 'This Couldn't Be Me' lieferten sie den Background für viele der 60er-Jahre-Aufnahmen des Stalls. Klassisch, schwarzes Vinyl!

28,90 €*
Lee Tracy & Isaac Manning – Is It What You Want? (LP)
" Während die Sonne über einem malerischen Haus in East Nashville untergeht, entblößt ein junger Mann ein Stück seiner Seele. Mit dem Gesicht zur Kamera und einem seidigen Ensemble aus Anzugjacke, Hemd, Hosen und fingerlosen Handschuhen, das "Sänger" ankündigt, bevor er überhaupt den Mund geöffnet hat, lässt sich Lee Tracy Johnson auf seiner Bühne im Vorgarten nieder. Er wiegt sich zum düsteren Drum-Machine-Puls eines Synthesizer-getränkten Slow-Jams, streckt die Arme aus, als wolle er sein Gleichgewicht finden, und singt in rührendem, zerbrechlichem Ernst: "I need your love... oh baby..."Die Hunde im Hof nebenan beginnen zu bellen. Eine mysteriöse Roboterfigur aus Pappe, die aus unbekannten Galaxien hergebeamt wurde und an einem Baum befestigt ist, ist weniger lautstark. Lee nimmt die Anwesenheit der beiden nicht zur Kenntnis. Er ist damit beschäftigt, es zu spüren, Arme und Hände gestikulieren. Seine Stimme erhebt sich im Falsett über die nun ruhigen Hunde, über die Umgebungsgeräusche der Straße, die in das Mikrofon der Handkamera sickern, über die Aufnahme seiner eigenen Stimme, die von einer Boombox aus dem Off abgespielt wird. Nach sechs Minuten endet die einzelne, kontinuierliche Aufnahme. In diesem intimen kreativen Universum gibt es keine Wiederholungen. Es gibt noch viele weitere Musikvideos zu drehen, und wie Lee später sagt: "Das erste Mal ist eigentlich das Beste. Denn das kann man nie wieder erreichen. Du drückst dich von innen heraus aus."

29,90 €*
VA – Disco Reggae Rockers – Disco Reggae Rockers (DOLP)
Includes download code.

34,90 €*
VA – Disco Reggae Rockers – Disco Reggae Rockers (DOLP)
Limited Edition, Yellow [Sun Yellow] Includes download code.

36,90 €*
Arthur Ponder & The Sideshow Band – Arthur Ponder & The Sideshow Band (LP)
Arthur Ponder, a life long Macon, Georgia resident, started his singing career in the 60s replacing Otis Redding in Johnny Jenkins & The Pinetoppersafter Otis went solo. Although he gigged extensively, he did not actually make it onto a record until around 1970. Presented here, we have mostly his 80s Modern Soul output Solo and with local group Side Show, some with was released on 45 others remain unreleased till now. Special thanks to Angelo Angione who went above and beyond to help with this project and Arthur Ponder - The Prince of Georgia Soul.

28,90 €*
Ike Noble And The Up Tights* – Look A Little Higher (Alley Records Sessions 1968-70) (LP)
Perhaps the best Soul / Funk LP Athens of the North has ever released and you know we have high standards, not one filler and mostly unreleased tracks – Essential LPThe Up Tights were formed by Henry Bradley in Forrest City, Arkansas in March of 1967 while most of the band members were attending Lincoln High School.They took their name from the Stevie Wonder song "Uptight - Everything's Alright." Playing at school functions, they quickly branched out to playing bigger shows and headlined the 1968 St. Francis County Fair in Forrest City.The Up Tights first recorded for Action Records in Memphis as Noble and the Up Tights. The 45 featured an original song by singer, Izear "Ike" Noble Jr. titled "Don't Worry About It."Henry Bradley was drafted into Vietnam in 1968. He served in the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. While he was away, the Up Tights continued with Henry's brother, Arthur, taking over all the guitar duties. The band also hired a manager named John Mitchell. In 1968, the band met Joe Lee, who owned Variety recording studio in Jonesboro, Arkansas.For the band's first recordings at Variety, Lee chose two originals by Noble titled "Look a Little Higher" and an updated version of "Just a Dream" which Lee released on his Alley Records label in 1968. Lee continued to record the band over the next several months. He liked to experiment in the studio and produced many versions of the group's original songs, adjusting the mix and adding elements to each unique take.For the group's second Alley release, they appeared simply as Ike Noble on the record label. Lee brought in a local songwriter named Charles "Jamie" Holmes, who had previously written for Alley records and Joe Keene's studio in Kennett, MissouriThe resulting 45 from this collaboration was "It's Bad" backed with "That's What I Get," two Holmes originals. Another Holmes original was unreleased at the time, but available here titled "There's Gonna Be a Better Day Coming." Stax Records was interested in signing the group and wanted to re-cut "It's Bad" at their studio, but ultimately the label passed since they generally had a policy of working with Memphis based groups.As the band grew in popularity, they began appearing with and competing with Memphis legends, the Bar-Kays. The group's biggest show in Arkansas was an opening slot at Barton Coliseum, one of the largest venues in the state, in Little Rock in mid-1969. As a result, the band was offered a spot on George Klein's "Talent Party" television show on WHBQ in Memphis in July of 1969..... Further Sleeve notes on back of the LP

29,90 €*