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Pat Thomas - Stage Two (RSD 2021)

This is a Record Store Day 2021 release. The legendary Ghanaian singer-producer Pat Thomas needs ...

This is a Record Store Day 2021 release. The legendary Ghanaian singer-producer Pat Thomas needs little introduction, he is a globally recognized vocalist and songwriter, famed for both his solo works and that with the highlife bands The Blue Monks, Broadway-Stargazers Dance Band, The Satellites, The Sweet Beans, Marijata, The Kwashibu Area Band and The Uhuru Dance Band. Between 1974 and 2019, he issued more than two dozen recordings offering a unique take on highlife, funk, reggae, soul and ...

£35.00

Alice Coltrane - Kirtan: Turiya Sings

Expected Release 16th July 2021. Alice Coltrane is the undeniable godmother of spiritual jazz and...

Expected Release 16th July 2021. Alice Coltrane is the undeniable godmother of spiritual jazz and an acknowledged influence on everyone from Flying Lotus and Kamasi Washington to Solange and Radiohead. Kirtan: Turiya Sings features Alice Coltrane at peak spirituality and is presented in this arrangement for the first time in any format. Turyia Sings was originally released in 1982 on cassette as a collection of devotional songs including vocals, organ, strings, and synthesizers available only...

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Marcos Valle - Marcos Valle (2021 Reissue)

Released 21st May 2021. It is with great joy that we present the Mr Bongo edition of Marcos Valle...

Released 21st May 2021. It is with great joy that we present the Mr Bongo edition of Marcos Valle’s 1983 self-titled masterpiece. A pure vintage that features the ultimate Brazilian-boogie cult-classic ‘Estrelar’ and iconic 80s cover art that sees a gloriously sun-drenched Marcos dressed in a pink v-neck t-shirt surrounded by a generous selection of deadly-looking neon cocktails. The album was produced by the legendary Lincoln Olivetti and Marcos’ brother Paulo Sergio Valle. It showcases a re...

£9.99

Mdou Moctar - Afrique Victime

Released 21st May 2021. On 21st May, Matador Records will release Afrique Victime, the long-await...

Released 21st May 2021. On 21st May, Matador Records will release Afrique Victime, the long-awaited new album by Mdou Moctar. With Afrique Victime the prodigious Tuareg guitarist and songwriter rips a new hole in the sky ­– boldly reforging contemporary Saharan music and “rock music” by melding guitar pyrotechnics, full-blast noise, and field recordings with poetic meditations on love, religion, women's rights, inequality, and Western Africa’s exploitation at the hands of colonial powers. The...

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Tala Vala - Modern Hysteric

Released 12th February 2021. Tala Vala combine experimental recording methods bridging marginalis...

Released 12th February 2021. Tala Vala combine experimental recording methods bridging marginalised genres, synths, brass and strings, jagged guitars and primal percussion. John Roffe-Ridgard is a producer and former touring musician and Ben Locket is a composer for TV and Film. The pair began making music in 2017 and self-released their first EP on a limited vinyl run. Mixed by Jake Jackson at Masterchord studios, the records were sold exclusively through Sounds of the Universe and Bandcamp....

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Tony Allen - There Is No End

Released 7th May 2021. The wisdom of Tony Allen's words was as deep as his grooves, and these two...

Released 7th May 2021. The wisdom of Tony Allen's words was as deep as his grooves, and these two sentences, which announce the dozen songs that follow, truly capture the spirit of There is No End. Tony’s motivating concept and desire was to work with younger artists, and especially the new generation of rappers, and give them voice in a time of global turmoil when music has never been more important – not necessarily as a "weapon" for the future in the manner of Fela's violently political so...

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