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Am I The Same Girl
  1. Barbara Aclin - "Am I The Same Girl" (3:00)
  2. Young-Holt Unlimited - "Soulful Strut" (2:59)
Intérprete: Juno Recommends Funk
 in stock $12.58
You're The Best
Cat: TSL 014. Rel: 06 Oct 21
  1. You're The Best (4:17)
  2. I Love You (3:43)
 in stock $22.88
Heart Of The Groove
  1. Heart Of The Groove (Ecstatic B-Boy remix) (4:27)
  2. This Ain't No Game (Go! Go! Go!) (3:43)
Review: Heat Rock Records' latest double-dose of cut and paste madness is as incendiary as you'd expect, with both tracks adding elements of classic dancefloor workouts to fat beats and plenty of added percussion. Chicago's Altered Tapes handles side A, thrillingly re-imagining Dee-Lite classic 'Groove is In The Heart' by utilising more percussive elements (including a killer, cowbell-driven drum-break) from some of the tunes that the New York band originally sampled on their chart-topping house classic. B-Boys and B-Girls the world over will love it! On the flip, Bay Area native King Most combines the vocals from a Salsoul disco classic to a backing track that cleverly combines elements from a Ramsay Lewis style jazz number and a JB's-esuqe funk bomb.
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Don't Be Ashamed Of Love
Cat: FLTR 007DLX. Rel: 13 Sep 21
  1. Don't Be Ashamed Of Love (3:56)
  2. In My Bed (3:37)
 in stock $20.32
Hurry Back
Cat: TR 294. Rel: 09 Sep 21
  1. Hurry Back (2:29)
  2. Here's Where I Get Off (2:43)
Review: American rock band Atilla and The Huns hail from Wisconsin and formed in 1964. The group consists of drummer Rich Legault, bassist Denny Lewan and singer/guitarist Mike Peace as well as rhythm guitarist Ben Wiesneiwski and they became a big hit on the local circuit. They put out only three two trackers between 1965 and 1969 and this newly assembled 7" plucks one track each from two of the now hard to find and pricey originals. 1967's 'Hurry Back' is a rolling funk number with bulky drums and twanging riffs that oozes 60s cool. 1969's 'Here's Where I Get Off' is a more sentimental roller with slightly deeper grooves and more lovestruck lyrics. Both will do well with Northern Soul lovers.
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Intérprete: Juno Recommends Funk
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Volume 3: Show Me The Funk Breaks
Cat: BBB 003. Rel: 13 Sep 21
  1. Jay Z/Pate - "Show Me The Funk Breaks" (instrumental) (3:47)
  2. P Enemy - "Harder Breaks" (instrumental) (4:08)
Review: The Atlanta based B Boy Breaks series continues with another drop of serious cuts to get beat jugglers, sample diggers and just straight up funk lovers going hog wild over the lashings of drum breaks galore. First up on the A side there's some widescreen, expansive beatdowns taking place with the massive "Show Me The Funk Breaks" - a fela esque sax screaching ,hammond organ swirling classic you already know from the many times it's been lifted for its treasured sonic ingredients. "Harder Breaks" on the flip is another monumental jam, presented here in instrumental form most recently used for the theme tune of a UK TV show . The evergreen groove is just crying out for someone with the skills to drop some serious turntablism all over this one.

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Raise It Up
Cat: BCR 11745. Rel: 10 Sep 21
  1. Raise It Up (2:36)
  2. Space (2:29)
Review: Big Crown is one of our favourite labels here at HQ. The funk and soul they serve up is perfectly aged yet never overly nostalgic and this new one is another case it point. It's the latest from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band and features two singles take from their latest and greatest album Expansions which landed back in June. As always they bring their own unique steel drum sounds and tropical Caribbean vibes to funk music. 'Raise It Up' is a deep cut joint with big horns and rippling steel drums puddles while 'Space' is a more lumpy groove with the drums more front and centre.
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Alloteva
Alloteva (12")
Cat: LENG 056. Rel: 29 Sep 21
  1. Alloteva (4:38)
  2. Deflector (4:56)
  3. Sonora (3:56)
  4. Time Is Plastic (4:41)
Review: Leng Records welcomes cosmic disco legend Daniel Baldelli back to the label a year after his much loved full length with Marco Fratty. This time out he serves up Alloteva, a first joint release with Marco Diongi for the label. Baldelli always manages to show a different look with each and every release and this one is no different - it offers big, cowbell laced cosmic disco with plenty of loose limbed drums and throbbing synths. 'Alloteva' opens up with a patter of toms and congas and squelchy bass, then 'Deflector' sinks deep and low, with seductive pads and balmy sunset sax lines. There are playful funk riffs underpinning 'Sonora' and leggy kicks and snappy hits making 'Time Is Plastic' a real chugger.
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Intérprete: DJ ROCCA
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The BIG Payback: Sex Machine Gun Funk (reissue)
  1. Sex Machine Gun Funk (4:06)
  2. Sex Machine Gun Funk (instrumental) (4:11)
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Hot Pants: I'm Coming Coming I'm Coming (reissue)
  1. Bobby Byrd - "Hot Pants-I'm Coming , Coming , I'm Coming" (2:32)
  2. Lyn Collins - "Mama Feelgood" (4:19)
Review: Soopastole now strikes out on his own eponymous 7' edits series and we must say it's impressive. These are well executed and above all much needed edits so credit to the edit! On the A side "Hot Pants" is an edit of the original track and the "dub beats version" (found only on the Urban release in 1988) starts with the drum break. On the flip we have got "Mama Feelgood" which has heavier drums and the instrumental intro and outro.
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Good Life
Cat: CORD 7026. Rel: 20 Sep 21
  1. Good Life (3:57)
  2. Try Again (3:43)
Review: 'Good Life' remains an enduring soul classic that unites people of all ages on the dance floor. Well, now you can also enjoy it as reinterpreted by the Brassroots band, made up of leader and trombone man Jerome Harper with various other brass men alongside him. They keep the original's lead hook, which becomes a big, bold, tooting celebration up top while the fat bottom bass drives it along below. On the flip is the big, churning rhythm and more heft bass and bass work of 'Try Again.'
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Superstition
Cat: DYNAM 7080. Rel: 18 Oct 21
  1. Superstition (5:34)
  2. Shades Of Hades (3:08)
Review: When deciding on tracks to release on '45' for the first time, the Dynamite Cuts team seems to mine a mixture of sought-after sets, familiar favourites and overlooked obscurities. This single falls int the latter category, featuring as it does two killer cuts from Funk In Hell, a 1976 album by library music collective-turned-instrumental funk outfit Button Down Brass (a band founded by trumpeter and arranger Ray Davies). A-side 'Superstition' is simply superb: a down-low cover of Stevie Wonder classic 'Superstition' that sits somewhere between down-low library funk and Blaxploitation movie soundtracks, with a dash of big band funk thrown in. Instrumental flipside 'Shades of Hades' is equally as vibrant, with elongated electric guitar notes, heady hand percussion and spacey synth sounds combining superbly with spy-funk horns and weighty bass.
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Intérprete: Voodoocuts
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Do It On The One
Do It On The One (7" reeditado)
Cat: FNR 177. Rel: 15 Oct 21
  1. Rickey Calloway & His Tennessee Band - "Do It On The One (Stay In The Pocket)" (3:10)
  2. The Tennessee Band - "Ain't It A Crime" (instrumental) (3:06)
Review: Funk Night cop a couple of fine funk gems here from Rickey Calloway. He is an r&b singer, as well as a rhythm guitar musician and songwriter from Jacksonville, Florida. His Tennessee Band helps him serve up funk that comes direct from the 70s, James Brown style. Both of the singles here are [rimed to fire up the floor, with 'Do It On The One (Stay In The Pocket)' the more direct of the two and the flip side 'Ain't It A Crime' (instrumental) going deeper.
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The Lost Tapes Vol 1
Cat: HMR 011. Rel: 07 Oct 21
  1. Mindblower (feat Earle & Randall) (4:52)
  2. Money (feat Vernon Cheely) (5:46)
  3. Money (instrumental) (5:43)
  4. Wrong Phone Number (feat Tavell) (6:51)
  5. Give Me Something (feat Pam & Bill) (5:36)
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The Lost Tapes Vol 1
The Lost Tapes Vol 1 (limited purple vinyl 12")
Cat: HMR 011LTD. Rel: 07 Oct 21
  1. Mindblower (feat Earle & Randall) (4:52)
  2. Money (feat Vernon Cheely) (5:46)
  3. Money (instrumental) (5:46)
  4. Wrong Phone Number (feat Tavell) (6:51)
  5. Give Me Something (feat Pam & Bill) (5:36)
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Chasing The Funk
Cat: FS 07AC. Rel: 15 Oct 21
  1. Chasing The Funk (2016 version) (3:51)
  2. Chasing The Funk (Paul Sitter 2021 version) (3:47)
Review: Chasing The Funk from Andy Cooper comes from his 1st album, previously never released at 45....Brand new Paul Sitter's version on the flip
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Paradise (Erobique Remix)
  1. Paradise (Erobique remix) (6:38)
  2. Paradise (Erobique remix instrumental) (6:44)
 in stock $10.01
Watcha Wanna Do
Watcha Wanna Do (translucent green vinyl 7" limited to 250 copies)
Cat: ZP 68GREEN. Rel: 04 Oct 21
  1. Watcha Wanna Do (4:03)
  2. In My Life (3:37)
Review: Dallas based singer-songwriter Derek Damian recorded the gloriously life-affirming soul nugget 'Watcha Wanna Do' a decade ago. It has lost none of its charm or magic all these years later as this new pressing attests. The rolling grooves, the effortlessly epic vocals and the serene string all ooze class. On the flip, he gets more romantic with the perfectly tender and intimate 'Never Felt So Good.' It's beefed up by bold baritone vocals, contemporary R&B production and gooey bass. A killer 45 for sure.
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Intérprete: I Love 45's!
 in stock $14.88
Watcha Wanna Do
Watcha Wanna Do (7" limited to 250 copies)
Cat: ZP 68BLACK. Rel: 04 Oct 21
  1. Watcha Wanna Do (4:03)
  2. In My Life (3:37)
Review: Dallas based singer-songwriter Derek Damian recorded the gloriously life-affirming soul nugget 'Watcha Wanna Do' a decade ago. It has lost none of its charm or magic all these years later as this new pressing attests. The rolling grooves, the effortlessly epic vocals and the serene string all ooze class. On the flip, he gets more romantic with the perfectly tender and intimate 'Never Felt So Good.' It's beefed up by bold baritone vocals, contemporary R&B production and gooey bass. A killer 45 for sure.
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Black Star
Cat: GR 1284. Rel: 07 Oct 21
  1. Black Star (5:00)
  2. Temptation (5:13)
Review: Legendary Italian drummer Tullio De Piscopo recorded the seminal soundtrack Concerto Per Un Film: L' Arma in 1978. Two of the devilishly delightful disco tracks from it now make their way onto this tidy 7" from Groovin, who are following up their much loved rare groove Italo 7" series in style. 'Black Star' is all about the knotted funk bass, with the patter of toms up top and mysterious leads taking you into the unknown. On the flip, 'Temptation'
has another exotic lead synth that takes you into a colourful world of psyched out disco sound.
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Intérprete: Voodoocuts
 in stock $13.45
Jimmy's Groove
Jimmy's Groove (limited pink vinyl 7")
Cat: CLMN 207PINK. Rel: 17 Sep 21
  1. Jimmy's Groove (part 1) (3:51)
  2. Jimmy's Groove (part 2) (2:38)
Review: Jason Gray of Polyrythmics fame was the engineer on this tune from the Devon Lamar Organ Trio. It is the last one from the session to be pressed to limited edition - and pink - 45rpm and comes in two parts. 'Jimmy's Groove (part 1)' is a super funky jam, with brilliant organ work as you would expect, and tight stick work that rides up and down and is backed by funky and knotted bass. There is a playful and psyched-out 60s feel that carries over to the flipside and 'Jimmy's Groove (part 2).' Here there are more breakout organ solos and the grooves just keep on rolling.
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Um Brilho Novo
  1. Um Brilho Novo (2:59)
  2. Rua Nova Barao (2:48)
Review: Argentinian producer Kevin Fingier has decided to launch a new series of seven-inch singles on his Acid Jazz Records offshoot, Fingier Records. Known as World Got Soul, the series begins via FIngier's first collaborations with Brazilian jazz singer Josi Dias. She's in fine form on A-side 'Um Brilho Novo', a superb slab of jazz-tinged Brazilian soul rich in energetic funk breaks, mazy vibraphone and flute solos, heavy bass and razor-sharp guitar licks. Even more energetic and dancefloor-ready is flipside 'Rua Nova Barao', a fine fusion of South American dancefloor jazz, funk breaks and sweaty samba rhythms. Like the A-side, it sounds like a guaranteed floor-filler.
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Band & Revue :  Please Be Truthful / I'm Always Dancin' To The Music
  1. Please Be Truthful (4:08)
  2. I'm Always Dancin' To The Music (4:58)
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Entroducing: 25
Entroducing: 25 (7" + MP3 download code)
Cat: 358387 9. Rel: 24 Sep 21
  1. The Number Song (Cut Chemist party mix) (5:11)
  2. Endtroducing: Drums, Drops & Scratches (4:41)
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Edits Vol 15 (reissue)
Edits Vol 15 (reissue) (7" limited to 200 copies reeditado)
Cat: SSR 215RE. Rel: 06 Oct 21
  1. We Are Edits (4:37)
  2. We Are Edits (Cosmo On The Groove) (3:58)
Review: As the title sneakily suggests, the latest volume in DJ Soopasoul's essential "Soopastole Edits" series sees the prolific re-editor and mash-up merchant take his scalpel to all time disco classic "We Are Family". We could be wrong, but it sounds like it was created using the multi-track parts, focusing as it does for much of the duration on a stripped-back, DJ-friendly groove, selected vocal snippets and delay-laden musical elements not always audible on the original version. Over on the flipside "Cosmo On The Groove" version, he takes a slightly different approach, adding a classic old school hip-hop acappella to an expertly cut-up version of the track that utilizes a little more of the sing-along chorus.
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Funky Hot Grits (reissue)
Funky Hot Grits (reissue) (7" limited to 200 copies reeditado)
Cat: SSR 210 RE. Rel: 06 Oct 21
  1. Funky Hot Grits (part 2) (3:48)
  2. Hot Grits Beats (2:45)
Review: Serial party starter Soopasoul raises the Rufus with this flighty take on this gutsy 77 classic. Splicing the vocals down to the nitty gritty (excuse us) so it's a bare naked call and response over some well polished breaks, Soopasoul's added a whole new lease of dancefloor energy. Flip for even more stripped back beat track. Hot.
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Butter Pecan Ricans
Butter Pecan Ricans (7") (1 per customer)
Cat: PSR 003. Rel: 15 Oct 21
  1. DJ Zimmie - "Butter Pecan Ricans" (2:26)
  2. Double A - "Dr Jawn" (3:39)
Review: New release from Private stock is a double dose of boom bap funk! On Side A, DJ Zimmie recreates an iconic party break with all the OG elements. On Side B, Double A took a super funky classic and somehow added even more funk.
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Challenger
Challenger (brown vinyl 7" limited to 100 copies)
Cat: BS 022BROWN. Rel: 13 Sep 21
  1. Challenger (3:11)
  2. J's Pocket (2:50)
Review: Strap in for this one because the opener 'Challenger' is a high speed, highly funk bit of broken beat brilliance from The Drawbars. The newly emergent band from Hamburg have a sound defined by their fast jazz drums and the Hammond B3 organ. They call themselves gentlemen in the wrong decade because of their love for a certain jazz sound but that's fine by us. On the flipside, 'J's Pocket' is a more downbeat, mellifluous tune with noodling jazz keys and deeper drums that sink you in deep. A fine yin and yang for sure.
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Challenger
Challenger (7" limited to 100 copies)
Cat: BS 022BLACK. Rel: 13 Sep 21
  1. Challenger (3:08)
  2. J's Pocket (2:50)
 in stock $17.16
Pressure
Pressure (10")
Cat: DUR-3006. Rel: 15 Oct 21
  1. Pressure (2:48)
  2. The Squeeze (5:18)
  3. Bird Brain (2:44)
  4. Brother Yizar (3:23)
  5. Math Rock (2:23)
  6. Fly Swatter (2:29)
 in stock $11.44
69 Cents
  1. 69 Cents (4:24)
  2. That Is Why (3:15)
Review: You can always rely on Super Disco Edits for exactly that. The long-running label's 68th such serving is from the Ebony Rhythm Funk Campaign and features a couple of their previously unreleased joints. Opener '69 Cents' brings slick and sleek afro drumming with some splendid horn sections powering things along. A smooth and soulful vocal ride in amongst the drum grooves and takes you on a fine trip. On the reverse is 'That Is Why,' which slows things down a little and gets more loved up. The backing vocals lend the whole thing an air of class as the lining trumpets soar and the mellifluous chords sink you in deep.
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Get Up Get Up
Cat: CORD 7025. Rel: 20 Sep 21
  1. Get Up, Get Up (4:12)
  2. Get Out On The Dancefloor (3:20)
Review: Chuck Edwards (real surname Edwins) is the man behind his family band The Edwards Generation. He formed it after moving his family to the San Francisco Bay area, where they all lived in a motel to start with. By the time of the mid-70s, they had started realising and even put out a full length as well as appearing on TV. Here, Cordial serves up two of their best on a tidy 7". 'Get Up, Get Up' is the funk fuelled and soul-drenched opener with nice lo-fi production and deep drums. 'Get Out On The Dancefloor' is another lo-fi beauty with stomping kicks married to big horn stabs and a characterful vocal.
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What's Going On (Record Store Day RSD 2021)
  1. What's Going On (3:50)
  2. Sadly Normal (4:29)
 in stock $34.33
Rainy Wednesday
Cat: ANO 81. Rel: 01 Oct 21
  1. Rainy Wednesday (4:26)
  2. In The Canary Islands (3:45)
 in stock $22.88
Andy Cafe '68 Part 1 & 2
Cat: SL45 026. Rel: 18 Oct 21
  1. Andy Cafe '68 (part 1) (2:37)
  2. Andy Cafe '68 (part 2) (2:24)
 in stock $10.88
Takin' Over
Takin' Over (7" limited to 300 copies)
Cat: SL 45 024. Rel: 05 Oct 21
  1. Takin' Over (3:41)
  2. Takin' Over (instrumental) (2:50)
Review: It's a while since we last heard from Malachi Trout and Ed Morris's Flying Fish outfit, whose party-starting, retro-futurist bombs were once a mainstay of breakbeat-powered funk dancefloors. In fact, 'Takin' Over' appears to be the outfit's first single for almost eight years. Featured in both vocal and instrumental mix forms, the track is a rolling and unflinchingly groovy affair that adds a little 1960s spy-funk flavour to a weighty bassline and heavyweight drums. It's the vocal version that really gets our juices flowing, not least because the lead vocal from former Basement jazz chanteuse Elliot May's is smoky, sultry and classic sounding in the best possible way. Excellent stuff all told.
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Aliens
Aliens (7")
Cat: HR 7S226. Rel: 01 Oct 21
  1. Aliens (with Kim Feel) (4:22)
  2. Hold Me Like It's Forever (with Car, The Garden) (3:03)
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Toxic Funk Vol 6
Cat: BBP 195. Rel: 23 Sep 21
  1. Fire (2:54)
  2. Reasons (2:43)
Review: Following fine, party-starting contributions from Badboe, Tom Showtime, Prosper, Gramophone Soul and Second Hand Audio, Breakbeat Paradise has handed a Toxic Funk debut to Greek scene stalwarts Funkin' Basstards. The pair's brand of energy-packed, fattened-up funk is a perfect fit for the series. They deliver two reworks, both of which are beefed-up, floor-ready takes on old funk and soul tunes. On the A-side you'll find the rolling, up-tempo hedonism of 'Fire' - all bustling breaks, diva vocals, rising horns and hard guitars - while the flip boasts 'Reasons', a tidy, head-nodding take on what sounds like a twangy, Southern Soul gem from the 1960s. Their take combines elements of their source material as well as a few brand-new samples, cuts and musical elements.
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Spark
Spark (purple vinyl 7" limited to 100 copies)
Cat: BS 023PURPLE. Rel: 01 Oct 21
  1. Spark (2:42)
  2. The Big Noise (3:25)
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Spark
Spark (7" limited to 100 copies)
Cat: BS 023BLACK. Rel: 01 Oct 21
  1. Spark (2:42)
  2. The Big Noise (3:27)
Review: Burning Sole sure will have those soles bring with this new 7" from The Getups. Here the band serve up one of their super powerful house funk takes on the hit pop single by Fitz and the Tantrums. The way was guitar twists and turns, the urgent drums hammer away and the warm, funky bass ties it all together. Flip it over for a high speed cop-chase theme from the 60's. 'The Big Noise' is just that. This one is super limited with just 100 copies each on either purple or black vinyl.
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Pseudo Funk
Cat: PT 9912. Rel: 02 Sep 21
  1. Pseudo Funk (4:02)
  2. Louisville Luck (4:07)
 in stock $10.29
Bird Of Paradise
Cat: RK 45084. Rel: 23 Sep 21
  1. Bird Of Paradise (4:22)
  2. More & More (& More) (4:45)
Review: Despite a live performance career stretching back to the early 2000s, American deep funk and soul combo The Grease Traps have yet to release a debut album. That will change later this month when they finally unleash their first full-length excursion, Solid Ground. First though they've treated us to this teaser single featuring two of the album's many highlights. A-side 'Bird of Paradise' is the one for dancefloor plays: an unashamedly heavy funk outing laden with rasping, James Brown style vocals, punchy horns, flanged guitar licks, Hammond B3 organ licks and some seriously crunchy, snare-heavy drum-breaks. Over on side B, 'More and More (and More)' is described by the label as 'low rider soul'; in reality, it's a dewy-eyed, slightly psychedelic, slow-motion excursion that's as loved-up as they come.
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Los Conquistadores Chocolates (reissue)
Cat: 10EXP 201331. Rel: 31 Aug 21
  1. Johnny Hammond - "Los Conquistadores Chocolates"
  2. Quasimode - "Los Conquistadores Chocolates"
Review: A really cool concept from Expansion here; one side is a reissued seminal classic, the other is a contemporary version. And what a way to start the start the series; hard bop hero Johnny Hammond influenced pretty much every soul, jazz, rare groove and funk artist who've followed in his path, and the joyously unpredictable "Los Conquistadores Chocolates" is one of his best. Naturally Japanese jazz outfit Quasimode are an ideal remix choice. Known for their wildstyle riffage and signature switches, they've paid the utmost respect to Hammond.
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Rare Changes
  1. Rare Changes (3:12)
  2. Only You (3:15)
Intérprete: The Allergies
 in stock $22.88
The Dope EP Vol 1
The Dope EP Vol 1 (translucent green vinyl 7" limited to 250 copies + acid artwork print sheet + stickers)
Cat: CCR 0013. Rel: 05 Oct 21
  1. Ilary Summer (1:13)
  2. So Cool (1:35)
  3. Holla Beats (1:18)
  4. Rockem Man (1:30)
  5. Going Down Like That (1:42)
  6. Im In Love (1:22)
Intérprete: I Love 45's!
 in stock $17.16
Heatin' Up
Heatin' Up (limited 7")
Cat: PSSP 001. Rel: 18 Oct 21
  1. Heatin' Up (4:04)
  2. Breakers Groove (4:20)
 in stock $10.88
Lovin' You
Cat: SPFLY45 001. Rel: 19 Oct 21
  1. Lovin' You (radio edit) (3:46)
  2. Lovin' You (Smoove Disco dub remix) (4:26)
Review: The first 45 from the Belfast-based Superfly Funk & Soul label - an offshoot of a long-running club night helmed by DJ Pete Brady - is something of a doozy. It comes courtesy of the Honeyshotz, a studio band set up by Ian Stevens (bass player with The Getiup and The King Rooster) as a vehicle for his own compositions. In its A-side 'radio edit' form, 'Loving You' is a Clavinet-happy chunk of jazz-funk influenced, 1970s dancefloor soul revivalism. It naturally boasts superb musicianship but also some stellar lead vocals from Sabina Challenger. Scene heavyweight Smoove handles remix duties, delivering a heavyweight dub that adds extra percussion, beefs up the bass and showcases almost every instrument in turn. It's a weighty, effortlessly funky revision.
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 in stock $15.16
Why Would You Blow It
Cat: EXS 025. Rel: 27 Aug 21
  1. Why Would You Blow It (2:47)
  2. Why Did Our Love Go (2:30)
Intérprete: Marc Hype
 in stock $13.45
I Believe In Miracles
I Believe In Miracles (pink vinyl 7")
Cat: UNIJ 3144134. Rel: 28 Sep 21
  1. I Believe In Miracles (LP version) (2:50)
  2. I Believe In Miracles (7" version) (2:57)
Review: Detroit-based but Compton-raised The Jackson Sisters really came into their own when the rare groove scene exploded in the UK. They had written plenty of material before then but their upbeat sound best chimed across the pond in the 80s. Their one and only album from 1976 was packed with hits, the most famous of which now gets pressed up to this limited pink 7". The glorious 'I Believe In Miracles' has plenty of big band brass stabs, gorgeous vocal harmonies and edgy strings that make it an upbeat explosion of funky fuelled joy. It sounds as good now as ever and comes as both a 7" and LP version here.
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 in stock $35.77
Purple Haze
  1. Johnny Jones & The Casuals - "Purple Haze" (4:20)
  2. Gene Chandler - "There Was A Time" (4:44)
Review: The King Casuals and were founded in 1962 by the late great Jimi Hendrix and after the guitarist's death, he was in the late sixties replaced by Johnny Jones. He leads them in stomping and high energy fashion and here on the a-side is his interpretation of the Hendrix classic 'Purple Haze.' It's got all the things you need to get steamy on the dance floor and it always used to shake the floor at Wigan Casino. Gene Chandler is a bonafide Northern Soul legend who is well known to fans of the genre and his 'There Was a Time' is a real raw gem on the flip.
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Intérprete: Juno Recommends Soul
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