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Absolutely Wino (Georgian Bootleg Edition)

Irish label Wah Wah Wino keep their head below water on the internet it seems. After three releases of playful leftfield house tracks they are putting themselves on full display with a compilation of a load of their artists. Expect the weird and wonderful. Includes Gombeen & Doygen, Little Movies, OD...view item »


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The Library Music Film - Music From And Inspired By The Film

The Library Music Film is a documentary about that most intriguing and tantalising area of obscure music creation and collection. Library Music was only ever meant to sit in the background, but the sheer weird quality of so much of it has given it enough prominence f...view item »


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BoJack Horseman

Original soundtrack to the acclaimed animated celebrity satire BoJack Horseman. The show follows the life of its title character, a burnt out celebrity horse who was famous for generic 90s sitcom ‘Horsin’ Around’. The soundtrack features the score - composed by Jesse Novak  - as well as songs made for the show by The Black...view item »


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Daughters of Darkness

Soundtrack to the cult Belgian horror film Daughters of Darkness. According to film critic Geoffrey O'Brien it's one of the classier lesbian vampire films, which is no doubt why Lil Wayne sampled its soundtrack on 'Outstanding'. The album itself is some of François De Roubaix...view item »


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Spider-Jazz – KPM Cues Used In The Amazing Animated Series - That We Are Not Allowed To Mention For Legal Reasons

I would have to believe that the title says it all, for this one. A 1967 cartoon about a web-slinger (maybe) who has become an internet sensation (maybe) is given the physical soundtrack it deserves, it's dramatic detective jazz given this beguiling release. A must-have for fans of music and mishaps in television history....view item »


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False Endings



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Italo Funk



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Mono No Aware

Iconic experimental / electronic label PAN release their first compilation album - curated by Bill Kouligas. 'Mono No Aware' explores the boundries of the common perception of "ambient" music. Comprised of unreleased tracks from label regulars and new blood that includes Jeff Witscher, Helm, TCF, Yves Tumor, M.E.S.H., Pan Daijing,...view item »


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The Black Book

Joachim Nordwall celebrates twenty years of his most excellent iDEAL Recordings label with this triple LP bursting with a whopping nineteen exclusive tracks from the absolute cream of underground noise/electronics/avant/drone/skewed techno and beyond. Just peep the cast he's assembled - a stellar line-up of legends and fresh blood; JASSS...view item »


Various (Caterina Barbieri, Space Afrika, Nkisi, Mannerfelt, Mumdance & Logos)
Shared Meanings

Here we have a 12” sampler featuring highlights from the huge Shared Meaning mix by Mumdance. It features tracks by Mumdance & Logos, Peder Mannerfelt, Kinega, Space Africa and Caterina Barbieri. The mus...view item »


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This Is Trojan

‘This Is Trojan’ serves as a wonderful introduction to the legendary heavyweight Jamaican music label. The set includes no fewer than sixty ska, rock steady and reggae classics across six 180 gram vinyl LPs housed in high quality card box, with hits from...view item »


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Adventure Time - Come Along With Me

The long-running animation Adventure Time ended recently, which was sad for people who liked that particular cartoon. The show’s final episode, Come Along With Me, fe...view item »


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Welcome To Zamrock! Vol. 2: How Zambia’s Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972-1977

Zamrock, in case you have been depriving yourself of its joy, is the sound that Zambia came up with in the 1970’s in response to the twin wonders of James Brown-esque funk and psychedelic rock from the likes of Jimi Hendrix. Welcome To Zamrock! Vol. 2 walks you through the story of the genre and g...view item »


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Mobilisation Generale - French Protest and Spirit Jazz 1970-1976

As anyone with even a passing knowledge of French history will tell you, the late 1960s was a period of protest unlike anything the country had seen before. Some great music came out of that time, from rock ‘n’ roll to ye-ye to jazz. It is the latter that Born Bad's ...view item »


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Best Of Pink Floyd (Redux)

In news that will surely interest our resident Floyd obsessive Ian, Magic Eye records have invited some of the best heavy psych fans from across the globe to interpret their favourite songs by Pink Floyd. Howling Giant, Creepers, Red Mesa, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard...view item »


Various (Pessimist, Overlook, Talker, Karim Maas)
STONETAPES001

UVB-76 Music has had a great 2018. As well as dropping some superb dark techno/d ‘n’ b through the main label they’ve also set up some cracking offshoots in the form of DROOGS and 4625...view item »


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The Corn Mother

Understated, pastorally inclined A Year in the Country release another charming collection in characteristic monochrome. Today’s folkloric ruminations concern the mysterious 1970s screenplay for a made-but-never-released horror film called The Corn Mother...view item »
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Nigeria 70 – The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos

The 2001 compilation Nigeria 70 made an important impact on Western appreciation of the fantastic music coming out of Nigeria: Fela Kuti, Peter King, King Sunny Ade and many more wonders. This reissue contains all the original tracks (remastered) on 3 LPs and 2 CDs, plus another CD cont...view item »


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Expo 1

A compilation of some of the greatest works from some of the greatest composors in the neo- classical genre. With tracks from Philip Glass, Ólafur Arnalds, Max Richter, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Ludovico Einaudi (CD only) and many more. A showcase ...view item »


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In Death's Dream Kingdom

The Houndstooth label tasked the 26 acts on this extensive 4x LP box set with the following brief: take T. S. Eliot's 1925 poem 'The Hollow Men' with its doom and apocalyptic atmospheres as inspiration for a new track each. The contributions include music from Pan Daijing, Lanark Artefax, ...view item »


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Esterno Notte Vol. 2

'Esterno Notte Vol. 2' is the second release from Four Flies featuring jazz-funk, latenite breaks, cinematic prog and psychedelia from previously untapped Italian film music archives. A limited-edition release, this volume is dedicated to sounds designed for a mid-century cityscape full of action, car-chases and high-tension scenes set in smoky ...view item »


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Quare Groove Vol. 1

The good folk at Dublin’s All City (New Jackson, Onra) do some serious digging here. When one thinks of the 70s and 80s in Ireland, the nation’s disco underground isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. It’s probably not even the thousandth. But there are some real gems...view item »
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Uneven Paths (Deviant Pop From Europe 1980 - 1991)

Even by the standards of Music From Memory, this is an oddball. Label founder Jamie Tiller gets together with Parisian crate-digger Raphael Top-Secret to comb the annals of 80s/early 90s European music and find the weirdest stuff they can that still has a hint of a pop sensibility about it. Unsu...view item »


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Peace Radio Dublab

Radio Free Los Angeles - more commonly known as Dublab - drops a friends-and-family compilation. The non-profit internet broadcaster have made plenty of allies over the course of almost two decades in the game. On Peace Radio Dublab a selection of associates that includes Matthewdavid, Daed...view item »


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Brainfeeder X

We all like a bit of Flying Lotus's imprint Brainfeeder but it can be hard to keep up with their deluge of releases. So this handy compilation could be a good place to get acquainted or re-aquainted with the LA based beats people. It's a 4LP (or 2CD) collection of their best bits containing all your favourites such as  ...view item »


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A Creak Retimed



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The Love You Save

The Love You Save brings together lesser-know nuggets of American soul music in a similar way to the oft-referenced Anthology of American Folk Music put together by Harry Smith. Nicely packaged with 24 tracks spread over two LPs there’s some real gems on here: From the soulful title track by Joe Tex...view item »


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Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs present Paris In The Spring

I love Paris in the Spring. Don’t we all. But guess who really love Paris in the Spring? St. Etienne duo Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs. To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Paris uprising, they’ve curated this bumper collection of chansons, ye-ye and French pop ditties, all of which emerged in the y...view item »


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Two Tribes

This is one of those compilation albums that feel like a documentary film or Phd research paper. Two Tribes is an extensive look at the use of foreign sounds, particularly from African countries, in European music being made today. There are a huge range of musical styles across the compilation from artists including;&...view item »


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Unusual Sounds

Since launching in 2014 the Mexican Summer reissues offshoot Anthology Recordings have unearthed some excellent old things from the likes of Pharaoh Sanders...view item »


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On - The Sound Of On Records 1987-1989

On Records is a South African label specialising in Kwaito, and this is a big, bad-ass collection of material from the fertile 1987 to 1989 era. Presented over three thoroughly DJ-friendly vinyl LPs, you get two different versions of many of the tracks here, so that you can compare the Taxi Mix of Mafika Roadblock...view item »


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Welcome To Paradise (Italian Dream House 89-93) Vol. 1

‘Dream House’, in case you didn’t know, is a special Italian spin-off of the late-80’s deep house sound: a sort of mediterranean cousin to UK ambient house artists. It’s a gorgeous style with properly blissful vibes and big sweet melodies, and Welcome To Paradise Vol. 1 is an expertly-curated collection of ...view item »


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Welcome To Paradise (Italian Dream House 89-93) Vol. 2

‘Dream House’, in case you didn’t know, is a special Italian spin-off of the deep house sound: a sort of Mediterranean cousin to UK ambient house artists. It’s a gorgeous style with properly blissful vibes and big sweet melodies, and Welcome To Paradise Vol. 2, which covers the period 1989 to 1993, is an expertly...view item »


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Welcome To Paradise (Italian Dream House 90-94) Vol. 3

I don’t know about you, but when I first read the title of Welcome To Paradise I did so in the voice that kicks off The Avalanches’ seminal Since I Left You. While the music here may come from the worlds of Italo-Disco and Balearic House rather than plunderphonics, there’s certainly a shared v...view item »


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C86

As the world is now full of middle aged men trying to squeeze into ageing, creaking, undersized indie band t-shirts (thanks AJ for that observation), this is the absolute perfect three hour friday evening kick- back for former indie kids now middle managers. The original tape came out with the NME in 1986 and instead of rounding up the best bits...view item »


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Breaking Bad (Music From The Original Series)

Here’s something for those of you that want to take your love of Breaking Bad to the next level: Breaking Bad (Music From The Original Series) - a 5 10” LP box set. It features songs by Mick Harvey, Fujiya & Miyagi, The Association and Thee Oh Sees...view item »


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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (Soundtrack From The Motion Picture)

Pretend it's the nineties again by sticking this on your turntable: the soundtrack to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, the classic British crime comedy flick. Cornerstones of cool are brought in, such as James Brown and The Stooges, to keep the slick capers rolling. All here, along with extracts of ...view item »


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Harmony In My Head: UK Power Pop & New Wave 1977-81

They love a compilation down at Cherry Red Records. The label’s latest box-set is Harmony In My Head: UK Power Pop & New Wave 1977-1981. As you might have guessed...view item »


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For Discos Only: Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records (1976-1981)

Various - 'For Discos Only: Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records (1976-1981)' is a huge 5LP or 3CD box set that contains a bunch of artists who can stake their claim in making music that ultimately led to techno, house and in some cases, hip-hop. Sylvester, Fat Larry’s Band, Ike an...view item »


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Space Is The Plaice

Big old super-compilation by the Pussyfoot label, featuring tracks from twenty-eight artists, all intersecting in some way with the theme of space, with all the attendant implications of prog wildness and synth-futurism. Artists featured included Ancient Lights...view item »


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Welcome To Zamrock! Vol. 1: How Zambia’s Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972-77

Zamrock, in case you have been depriving yourself of its joy, is the sound that Zambia came up with in the 1970’s in response to the twin wonders of James Brown-esque funk and psychedelic rock from the likes of Jimi Hendrix. This rich compilation walks you through the story of the genre and gives you some ...view item »
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New Tape

Another collection of Italian library compositions here. This new Sonor Music Editions release focuses on the output of Cicci Santucci’s 1970s endeavour New Tape. Santucci was a member of Rai TV’s in-house orchestra, a role that made him well-placed when it came to finding composers ...view item »


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The Sound of Arvo Part

This new Arvo Pärt disc on Warner Classics is presented in a slightly new-age kind of way (the press release uses the phrase “sonic detox”), but don’t let that put you off. Pärt is a composer of rich and excellent music: this disc features pieces like ‘Fratres’ and ‘...view item »


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The Truth Is A Lie

The Truth is a Lie is the third part in a series of lavishly packaged American soul anthologies which gather together little-known tracks recorded between 1955 and 1972. Here we have 24 hard-hitting ballads from the likes of Nina Simone, Bettye Swann and James Carr...view item »


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To Catch A Ghost - Field Recordings from Madagascar

Field recordings from Madagascar, recorded, produced and assembled by Charles Brookes. These are the kind of field recordings that have musical performances in them, with in-context documentation of artists including Zara Jean Paul and Gilbert Peramena dit Bera. To Catch A Ghost does a ...view item »


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Pop Ambient 2019

Ah you can set your watch by it....and terrify yourself that it seems to have been about three years since Pop Ambient 2001. Yes for fans of ambient music, time is marked by these compilations from Kompakt. The curators always seem to find something new and this year sees contributions from Coupler, Last Train To Brooklyn, The Black Frame, Yui O...view item »


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A-Square (Of Course)

King Of The Hill Mr. Jack White loves nothing more than a bit of ol’ timey garage rock. Indeed, reissuing lost records by ancient Midwestern proto-punks is probably the thing that drags him into the Third Man Records...view item »


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Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990

Light In The Attic’s obsession with reissuing Japanese records shows no sign of abating. For their next trick they’ve given us a collection of ambient compositions made in the country during the ‘80s. Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, En...view item »


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Blast First Petite Alan Vega 70th Vinyl Series Radio Promo CD #1

This fella features Springsteen, Suicide, The Horrors, Nik Void, Beat The Devil and Suicide again because one Suicide song just isn't enough. ...view item »
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Blast First Petite Alan Vega 70th Vinyl Series Radio Promo CD #2

This fella features Primal Scream, Suicide, Lydia Lunch, Cornish Pasty and Suicide again because one Suicide song just isn't enough. Blast ...view item »


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If I Had a Pair of Wings: Jamaican Doo Wop, Vol. 1

Essential collection of Jamaican doo wop and R&B dating from the 50s to the early 60s. What’s really exciting here is the early of traces ska emerging from what may initially appear to be a replication of American sounds. Many of the artists here would become essential in the development of ska and reggae, such as Alton Ellis and Jimmy...view item »


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Midnight In Tokyo Vol. 3

Ever wondered what night time feels like in Tokyo? Well do we have a compilation for you. Midnight in Tokyo Vol. 3 from Studio Mule is a masterful selection of tracks that capture then multiplicity of nightlife in Japan's capital. It's sexy, it's funky, it's calm and it's lovely. All in all these ...view item »


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Katamari Damacy (Original Video Game Soundtrack)

A collection of jaunty music from the video game, 'Katamari Damacy'. Recorded by a variety of Japanese composers and vocalists, the collection of music across this release by Mondo moves from Morricone-like easy-listening to experimental electro and bossa rhythms. It's a wide ranging soundtrack wi...view item »


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Popcorn Lung: A Polytechnic Youth Collection

Following on from They Make No Say, the last comp on Polytechnic Youth, we have Popcorn Lung - a compilation which the label are pretty sure will be their last release of 2018. Synth pop, industrial electro, komische and electronic are blended seamlessly to make one great listening album. It is made up from exclusives and previously released tra...view item »


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Discophilia Belgica : Next-Door-Disco & Local Spacemusic from Belgium

Just look at that there cover art. Compiled by some serious diggers, Discophilia Belgica : Next-Door-Disco & Local Spacemusic from Belgium is an exploration of the out-there sounds from the little country of Belgium. Most of the artists across this two part compilation series would never have called themselves musicians...view item »


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Soul of a Nation: Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher - Afro-Centric Jazz, Street Funk and the Roots of Rap in the Black Power Era 1969-75

Soul Of A Nation: Jazz Is The Teacher, Funk Is The Preacher is the companion compilation to Art In The Age Of Black Power, an exhibition held at the Tate Modern in 2017. Both celebrate the work of the 60s and 70s African American avant-garde. These artists influenced and were influenced by the Black Power moveme...view item »


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Exclusive Blend Volume 2 (Featuring KPM Allstars)

Reissue of Volume 2 from the classic groundbreaking Blow Up presents Exclusive Blend music library series sees Paul Tunkin, DJ & founder of legendary Blow Up club, entering the vaults of De Wolfe, Amphonic and once again KPM. As with a bulk of Exclusive Blend 1, many of these tracks were receiving their first commercial airing on this album&...view item »


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Brown Acid: The Seventh Trip

RidingEasy present another compilation of their carefully curated vintage hard rock obscurities! Brown Acid: The Seventh Trip (which surely ought to be the most powerful yet!) contains ten cuts from ten bands who were hard-chugging away in the seventies to the attention of almost no-one, all fully-licensed and from analogue sources....view item »


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Can You Feel It? Modern Soul, Disco & Boogie 1976​-​86

Tramp Records have an excellent track record of making well curated compilation albums. After mining a bunch of  funk and soul nuggets released over three albums they’ve turned their attention to disco and modern soul fo Can You Feel It? Modern Soul, Disco & Boogie 1976-86. Features tracks by ...view item »


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Spaciousness - Music Without Horizons

Lo Recordings kicks off a series on ambient music with Spaciousness - Music Without Horizons. The compilation and the ongoing series looks to highlight music labelled as ambient and new age. Spaciousness features musicians including Abul Mogard, Matthew David...view item »


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All Of This Goes Too

All Of This Goes Too gathers together some prime cuts of American soul music recorded between 1960 and 1972. The anthology, which takes its inspiration from Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music, includes songs from greats such as Solomon Burke, Irma Thomas and ...view item »


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Life & Death On A New York Dance Floor (1980 - 1983) Part 2

The second accompanying compilation to Tim Lawrence’s Life & Death On A New York Dance Floor 1980 - 1983 drops on Lawrence’s new label Reappe...view item »


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Confessin' The Blues - Compiled by The Rolling Stones

There's a school of thought that all the best music was made between 50 and 100 years ago and humankind’s sonic capabilities have been in steady decline ever since. As if to prove this theory the Rolling Stones (no less) have compiled this exhaustive collection of all their favourite blues people and includes tracks by pio...view item »


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JD Twitch presents Kreaturen der Nacht

JD Twitch of Optimo has been hard at work in the vinyl mines of early eighties Germany, and he’s come up trumps with this collection of rare favourites! Kreaturen der Nacht is a showcase of DIY post-punk m...view item »


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Running The Voodoo Down Vol. 2 - Explorations In Psychrockfunksouljazz 1965-77

Overlaps of jazz and rock music have often been abominable, but the precise area explored by Running The Voodoo Down is the particularly rich seam of, well, ‘psychrockfunksouljazz’. That’s the sixties-seventies...view item »


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Incantations For Tape

Hard as it is to believe, there was a time when pitch wobble, reversed recordings, noise and abstract bleeps and bloops were truly surprising and groundbreaking things to hear in musical recordings. Sound Miracle offers a polite introduction to a few of the boffins and weirdos who were hard at work developing these (and many other) techniques wh...view item »


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Anna and the Apocalypse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

"Shaun of the Dead meets La La Land" is how they're describing this one. Throw in a bit of Christmas and it looks about right! Filmed in Scotland, the original score to Anna and the Apocalypse was composed by Glasgow duo, Roddy Hart and Tommy Reilly who have previously worked alongside Morrisey, Coldplay and Mogwai.      E...view item »


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THESIS SET 03

This is set of 4x 10" records featuring Sophie Hutchings & Julia Kent, Aaron Martin & Tilman Robinson, Andrew Hargreaves & Andrew Johnson (Remote Viewer/the Boats), Kyle Bobby Dunn & Anjou. Handmade packaging includes: Jackets with Unique illustra...view item »


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Life & Death On A New York Dance Floor (1980 - 1983) Part 1

Here we have the first of two records that will be released as backup to Tim Lawrence’s excellent book Life & Death On A New York Dancefloor, 1980-1983. The Love Saves The Day author and Arthur Russell biographer is surely the perfect curator for a compilation such as this one. Russel...view item »


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IF Music presents: You Need This - World Jazz Grooves (Compiled by Jean-Claude & Victor Kiswell)

Jean-Claude is a name familiar to vinyl aficionados for having many fingers in even more pies. One of those pies is this release on BBE; IF Music presents: You Need This - World Jazz Grooves. It's a delectable selection of the finest jazz from around the world. Ranging from sultry jazz ballads to free...view item »


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A New Life, Vol. II

Three years on from Jazzman’s first A New Life compilation and the label comes back with the second entry. As with the first LP, A New Life, Volume II combs the archives of British jazz to present a selection of oddities, rarities and lost gems cut between 1968 and 1988. Regional heavyweights like ...view item »


Various (General Ludd, Herva, Nene H, Altered Natives)
DBA039.5

The excellent Don’t Be Afraid return with another EP of weapons-grade club tackle for their .5 series. A roster of General Ludd, Herva, Nene H and Altered Natives serve up techno four ways here. Ludd and Herva’s A-sides are dubby shapeshifte...view item »


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Musica Per L'Immagine II - Lost Italian Library Music Of The 1970s/80s

Lorenza Bandiera follows up his 2017 compilation of Italian library music. The second volume of Musica Per L’Immagine furthers Bandiera’s case to prove that there is more to Italian incidental music ...view item »


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Midday Moon, Ambient and Experimental Recordings from Australia & New Zealand 1980 - 1995

Aussie label Bedroom Suck brings us Midday Moon, an excellent new double-LP comp of ambient and experimental musics out of Australia and New Zealand taken from the period of 1980 to 1995. The recordings have origins on various micro-labels, private pressings and the artists' own personal archives. Melbourne DJ /...view item »


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Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths Volume 2

Triassic Tusk Records (King Creosote, Andrew Weatherall) return with the second volume of their Screamers, Bangers & Cosmic Synths...view item »


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Captured Tracks CT10: Volume 1

Captured Tracks have done a decent job of shaping the world in their own image over the past decade. Since launching in 2008 the Brooklyn label has tended to blow the winds of change in American indie rock by promoting artists such as Wild Nothing, Mac Demarco and DIIV. Those th...view item »


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Captured Tracks CT10: Volume 2

A decade of Captured Tracks, eh. What kind of world would we be living in if the Brooklyn label hadn’t risen to the top of the indie-rock pile since launching back in 2008? Would Mac Demarco still be eating his own shoes, cartoon-hobo style, in a Tribeca loft rather than cooing politely for huge crowds of ...view item »


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Sowas Von Egal: German Synth Wave Underground 1980-1985

The excellent Hamburg-based label Bureau B have unearthed more rare synth gems, to compile: Sowas Von Egal: German Synth Wave Underground 1980-1985. Not your typical '80s synth comp; this collaboration with the Damaged Goods party DJs has brought to light some remarkable, seldom heard music  ranging from post punk ...view item »


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The Void

The Void OST is mainly made up from pieces by Jeremy Gillespie, Blitz//Berlin and Manalon. The spooky ambient synth soundtrack, at times, borders on the industrial and is reminiscent of works by Nine Inch Nails, Throbbing Gristle and John Carpenter. 180g black vinyl LP limited to 100 copies for ...view item »


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Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1

Awesome Mix Vol.1 is the soundtrack to the 2014 Marvel Comics film Guardians Of The Galaxy. It features a pretty classy mix of mostly lesser-known ‘70s rock, pop and soul. Tracks by bands such as classic power pop act The Raspberries, Jacksons-esque family band The Five Stairsteps...view item »


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Ethiopian Modern Instrumental Hits

Before Bob Geldof and Midge Ure decided that the best way to help Ethiopians facing starvation in 1985 was by inflicting a badly-written, factually incorrect and borderline racist song on the world, Ethiopians were doing some fantastic musical pieces, untouched by European influences. Ethiopian Modern Instrumental Hits is out on vi...view item »


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Africa Airways Three (The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972 - 1984)

Take a full dose of African psychedelic rock with this heady compilation. Africa Airways Three (The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972 - 1984) features a fine roster of rich grooves, cosmic highlife, fuzz conga and psych swing band music, from artists including Ifang Bondi, Manu Dibango, Sory Bamba...view item »


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Welcome To Paradise

To celebrate Amsterdam's annual dance music event ADE, Young Marco's Safe Trip label release this special, limited edition Welcome To Paradise bonus disc featuring two sought after tunes -- neither of which appeared on previous Welcome To paradise compilations. Up to we get Franco F. with 'Ray-Tracing Sauna' and underneath Marika Lenny with...view item »
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Venezuela 70 Volume 2: Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth

A potent selection of music from 1970’s Venezuela that you probably haven’t heard before unless you are a collector or a Venezuelan. Subtitled Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth, this splendidly curated suite f...view item »


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Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

The inimitable Trojan Records turns fifty in 2018. To celebrate the occasion they’ve had a documentary made to tell their tale. You don’t need us to inform you that the accompanying soundtrack LP for Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records is chock-full of classic tunes. Toots And The Maytals&r...view item »


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The Bedroom Tapes

The  Minimal Wave label present yet another stellar collection of minimal wave artists taken from around the world, and in this case recorded mainly on 4-track recorders in, yep, their bedrooms. Covering 1980 to 1991 it features tracks from Disque Omo, Unovidual, Aural Difference, A...view item »


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Neptunalia

A collaborative compilation between the labels Lal Lal Lal and Ikuisuus, both prominent platforms in the Finnish psych, weird folk and ambient undergrounds. Mostly Finns feature, such as the relatively well-known Olli Aarni, Kuupuu and Ilpo Numminen. Yet there are also appearances from Tokyo&rsq...view item »


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M/N

High quality, expertly curated and sequenced compilation 2LP from Mélodies Souterraines featuring old and newer material spanning back to the 90's with acidic/ambient/ techno, electro and beyond. Features twelve cuts from; Age aka Thomas P. Heckmann, Kreggo, Simon Crab, Holloware Squad, Influx, Johannes Carius, Bernard Pala...view item »
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Themes & Variations

Mønic’s Osiris Music (Kryptic Minds, Kamikaze Space Programme) drop four tracks that map out some different kinds of weightiness currently popular in the clubsphere. Overlook continues to impress with the nightmarish D n’ B of ‘Former Se...view item »


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Two Niles to Sing a Melody: The Violins & Synths of Sudan

Oh looky look, here's another of those lush and lavishly presented sets from Ostinato Records: this one is called 'Two Niles to Sing a Melody: The Violins & Synths of Sudan'. From an era in Sudan -- before the 1989 coup which brought a hardline religious government to power -- of diverse cultural riches, music and arts all f...view item »


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Nouvelle Ambiance

Serious goodies here: a compilation of the music that landed from Paris from all over Africa in the 80’s. Nouvelle Ambiance gives a snapshot of how fabulous it must have been to be attending these right clubs at this right...view item »


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ERR REC Library Vol​.​1 Espaces Urbains

Here’s err, newish label ERR, based in, err, Paris. And the ERR Rec Library Vol.1 compilation is all about those espaces urbaines, so nine contemporary - and pseudonymous - Parisian artists are on board with gear both old (Korg MS-10 etc.) and new (Arturia MiniBrute etc.) to produce very analoguey works largely (though not solely)...view item »
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La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Original score pieces, and songs performed by the cast including Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Justin Hurwitz won two oscars for La La Land (best original score and best original song) and had previously written the score for Damien Chazelle’s previous hit, Whi...view item »


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Switched - On Eugene

The Eugene of this compilation’s title isn’t a specific person but a place: Eugene, Oregon, where the Eugene Electronic Music Collective gathered to hippily mak...view item »


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Studio One: Lovers Rock

The noble tradition of Lovers Rock has been given relatively little attention by Soul Jazz Records during the label’s excellent Studio One reissue series. This compilation of some classic lights-down-low reggae goes some way to righting the balance. We’ve an excellent selection of tunes here - cuts f...view item »


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The Beginning Of The End: The Existential Psychodrama In Country Music (1956-1974)



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Kale Plankieren - Dutch Cassette Rarities 1981 – 1985 Vol. 2

The Knekelhuis label return after last year's excellent first volume of discoveries and unreleased Dutch cassette material to bring us more lost, rare music. The Dutch lowlands are evidently proving to be a treasure trove of relevant independent music, much of it still waiting to be unearthed. Kale Plankieren - Dutch Cassett...view item »
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Death Of The Machines Vol. 1

Alessandro Adriani’s Mannequin imprint brings us (and of course, you) the first volume of their new Death Of The Machines compilation. Four tracks of flourishing experimental techno that sits comfortably between cold wave and club focus. Featuring tracks from Exterminador, Craow, ...view item »
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The Three Seasons - The Spring, Summer and Autumn of Love

Delightfully over-stuffed triple LP compilation collection of the kind of stuff the Fruits de Mer label dudes love above all other stuff: 1966 to 1968 psychedelic music! Lots of great contemporary artists (LoveyDove, Anton Barbeau) covering lots of classic (and wonderfully obscure) material. And we even get ...view item »
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Patina Echoes

Patina Echoes is a compilation that sees the Timedance label giving the kids a run out, or showcasing new talent at least. Simo Cell, Metrist, Cleyra, Neinzer, Rae, Via Maris, Nico and Neinzer are among the fres...view item »


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