two dancefloor friendly funky soul tunes from the mega rare 1978 blaxploitation soundtrack lp produced by the legendary motown funk brother which didn’t come out on 7” originally available here on a nice looking licensed 45 with cool picture sleeve!
outstanding three track ep from the archives of caliban (a side project of london musician milton myrie a session guitar player who worked with cult uk buddhist afro and reggae band ozo as well as on the much sought after steel and skin afro punk reggae 12inch). talk about bang for ye buck. 1 side crucial oddball digital cuts, b side sounds like a uk jazz funk classic. gold print sleeve. big tip!
nein, audio88 ist immer noch nicht gut gelaunt. ja, er brüllt, schimpft und hält mit seinen aggressionen nicht hinter dem berg. aber es gilt mehr denn je, ein missverständnis auszuräumen: der ganze menschenhass, der sich seinen weg in die texte von audio88 bahnt, ist kein selbstzweck. audio88 hasst menschen für ihre intoleranz, für ihre irrationalen Ängste und fehlgeleiteten prioritäten. er kämpft gegen doppelmoral und egozentrismus und nimmt davon weder den hörer noch sich selbst aus.
wenn die musik von audio88 auf der ep „sternzeichen hass“ ausdrücklich politischer anmutet als noch vor ein paar jahren, ist das nur logisch für einen künstler, der auf seine umgebung reagiert. das zugrundeliegende wertesystem verändert sich nicht, die präsenz der feindbilder in gesellschaft und politik dafür um so mehr.
the muggs presents the soul assassins (chapter 1) album was originally released in 1997 and is produced by dj muggs. it features tracks from a veritable who’s who list of rappers like dr. dre & b real, mobb deep, rza/gza & genius (wu-tang clan), krs-one (boogie down productions), goodie mob plus contributions from his cypress hill fellow band members b-real and sen dog.
pressing on 180 gram audiophile vinyl.
2lp als 180g virgin-vinyl-pressung mit allen 17 ausgespielten tracks, audiophil auf halber geschwindigkeit gemastered, inkl. bonus-download-code mit allen tracks (einmal komplett ausgespielt, einmal als mixset) in wav/mp3-formaten, im gatefold mit antistatischen innentaschen plus kunstdruck in 12” größe.
limited pressing - only 500 copies. miles away records / acid jazz is proud to present its first record the 1975 classic patience by rokk. heavily influenced by gil scott-heron’s the bottle it is a cult dance floor anthem.
BLOOD OF AN AMERICAN (7 INCH, INCL.16 PAGE MAGAZINE)
7" Vinyl UK16.03.18
it is melodies internationals greatest pleasure to bring forth its latest reissue comprising two stripped-back, reflective pieces of us folk soul. largely forgotten for the past forty-odd years, bobby wright (now abu talib)s blood of an american and everyone should have his day resurface as politically-infused works that shine bright and still hold meaning to this day. the 60s and 70s constituted an exceptional era for its unique blend of popular culture and political radicalism
california and new york aren t the only us cities to have pioneered underground hip-hop over the years. back in the nineties, southern states such as memphis, tennessee were also hotbeds for the fast evolving musical phenomenon. as we push on into the second millenium, from the swathes of short-run, tape-only releases that came out in the 1990 s, some are at last being cut to vinyl. shawty pimp and the big pimpin productions crew were brought to international ears in 2014 when his album comin real wit it was pressed to vinyl and sold out in the blink of an eye. gyptology records (a new europe-based hip-hop and egyptian archaology styled re-issue label) now present a vinyl pressing of the 1995 sequel, still comin real . here are eleven original, raw rap cuts, remastered and restored with love. available june 2018 for the first time in the format that never goes out of style. vinyl only for now and in one short-run only, no represses. produced with the full consent and participation of the artists.
popstar jan delay mit neuem groove-monster!
handgespielter disco-sound a la prince, curtis mayfield oder the temptations. jan delay rollt sich wieder durch die funky musikgeschichte. ein grosses album, dass seinen nummer 1 chart vorg?nger mercedes dance in sachen aufmerksamkeit noch toppen d?rfte.
the second single from the gutter snypes. cel one has been hidden away at a secret training camp. and now he returns to deliver a mighty *sucker punch*, flipped with *jillian*, the seedy story of one very high class hooker!
including mp3 download code.
>good things< marks a shift in methodology from personal to political for aloe blacc, who refers to the project as his report on present conditions - the misappropriation of wealth, pillaging of resources, a universal lack of compassion, and the struggle to survive. ethereal production from truth & souls leon michels and jeff silverman mask a foreboding undercurrent in which aloe blacc crafts thought provoking lyrics. nowhere is this more evident than on lead single >i need a dollar< - theme for hbos >how to make it in america<.
reissue eines der populärsten expansion-releases in neuer cellophanierter housebag samt sticker: gregory porters grandioses -1960 what?- aus seinem grammy-nominierten debutalbum -water- (2010) im original und remix.
legends in their in their own right, talib kweli and styles p brought their veteran skillsets to the aptly titled collaborative effort, the seven. finally seeing a physical release, the seven song ep with a star studded feature/producer list including common, marco polo, oh no and rapsody is available on limited edition splatter vinyl.
aufgrund starker nachfrage veröffentlicht expansion die beiden früh-1980er klassiker von michael wycoff nochmal auf einer gemeinsamen 7”: das oft gesamplete, von leon ware und zane grey (grey & hanks) komponierte und von webster lewis produzierte “looking up to you” (1982), sowie “tell me love” aus dem jahr 1983. beide songs erscheinen hier in ihren 4-minütigen 7” versionen.
soul jazz records’ latest album ‘yoruba! songs and rhythms for the yoruba gods in nigeria’ is newly recorded in lagos, nigeria. the album is co-produced by laolu akins, founding member of the legendary 1970s nigerian afro-funk/rock group blo, and soul jazz records label head stuart baker. the heavyweight double vinyl comes in a gatefold sleeve with download code included.
visioneers – hipology produced by marc mac (4hero) marc mac is one of a rare breed of producers who moves smoothly between different genres flitting between pseudonyms while leaving a trail of quintessential releases.
for its third release, chuwanaga goes back in the past with the reissue of -(where is the) sunshine- by kalima, a rare 7- originally released in 1981 and produced in baltimore by afro-american pianist and producer derrick amin. part i on the a side and part ii on the b side form a real journey, a beauty in its own style fusing jazz, soul and spirituality as well as political values.
the afro-funk side of the latin soul maestro! born in gao (mali), boncana maiga is one of the most talented and popular producer of west-african music since the 60s. he studied flute and latin arrangements in cuba during the 60s and founded the famous les maravillas du mali in 1968. he became orchestra leader for the national ivorian tv in abidjan in the mid-seventies, and toured all over the world with the famous africando band. during his recording sessions in nyc at the beginning of the 80’s with a lot of “latin musicians” from puerto rico, venezuela or colombia, boncana maïga also recorded few rare funky tracks with heavy breaks! with the artist, we decided to reissue four rare tracks from 1978 to 1982 dedicated to dancefloor, including a really rare soundtrack for the oil company of ivory coast called petroci. in 2018, hell be back on tour with les maravillas du mali, still have a weekly tv show on tv5 monde and with this reissue will continue to warm your afro-funk parties! fully licensed, 12inch vinyl (45 rpm) including interview. remastered by the carvery!