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RJD2 - Visions Out Of Limelight (RJ's Electrical Connections)

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The 8th full length studio album from RJD2! You may know him from the Mad Men theme. Or "Deadringer". Or those commercials and shows and movies and such. You may not even know the name, but you surely know the tunes. Well into his third decade in the game, RJD2 refuses to let his foot off the gas with quality albums. Ever so funky, mysterious, and quirkily soulful, "Visions Out Of Limelight" continues his tradition of making records free your mind, and you know what will follow. Featuring vocals from the legendary Jamie Lidell, long time collaborator Jordan Brown, and even one song by the man himself, this album is sure to satisfy longtime fans and those new to the party alike.

Track Listing:

1. Fools At The Haul (featuring Jordan Brown) 2. Cold Eggs 3. Wild For The Night 4. Catch The Exit Door 5. Through It All(featuring Jamie Lidell) 6. Another Dime From Messoud 7. What I Do, Man 8. Apocalypse March 9. Es El Nuevo Estilo 10. A Real Screamer 11. Resting On The One 12. Full Time Move, Jack 13. Asphalt Lamentations





BADBADNOTGOOD - IV (Round Hill Records)

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BADBADNOTGOOD's biggest release now on white vinyl for the first time. BADBADBADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, Alex Sowinski on drums & Leland Whitty on saxophone. They formed and became inseparable friends at Humber College’s Music Performance program in 2011 and have been on a critically acclaimed, rule bending musical journey ever since.

BBNG took the music world by storm with their 2014 LP, III, a brash yet refined record of angular jazz improvisations, lush ballads, kraut rock, & futuristic hip-hop tinged rhythms which led to a couple years of touring the world & collaborating with some of the best and brightest artists around the globe. The boys are back with the new album IV, their most impressive and highly anticipated project yet. IV continues their forward thinking progression, sounding something like a jam session in space between Can, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, Weather Report, Arthur Russell & MF DOOM.

With tracks like “Time Moves Slow” featuring haunting vocals from Sam Herring of Future Islands, the syncopated groove of “Lavender,” a collaboration with Montreal based producer Kaytranada, the rumbling fusion build of “Confessions Pt. II” featuring Colin Stetson on the bass sax, “Love” which is highlighted with smokey left field raps from Mick Jenkins & the epic chords of “Speaking Gently,” IV is an exploration in post-genre virtuosity. The band continues to put out new music and tour.

Track Listing:

1. And That, Too. 2. Speaking Gently 3. Time Moves Slow 4. Confessions Pt II 5. Lavender 6. Chompy's Paradise 7. IV 8. Hyssop of Love 9. Structure No. 3 10. In Your Eyes 11. Cashmere





PRESALE - Clifford Jordan And The Three Sounds - Cliff Craft (Blue Note)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 19th July 2024

Saxophonist Clifford Jordan blew in from Chicago in 1957 with a series of excellent Blue Note dates including Cliff Craft featuring Art Farmer on trumpet, Sonny Clark on piano, George Tucker on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. The set included Jordan originals like the sublime ‘Laconia’ plus tunes by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie & Duke Ellington. This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.

Track Listing:

Side A: 1. Blue Blocks 2. RFK In The Land Of Apartheid 3. Feedback Pt. 2

Side B: 1. Crepuscule With Nellie 2. Study No. 6 (Extended Version) 3. Pas De Deux - Lines Ballet 4. Study No. 6





PRESALE - Thad Jones - The Magnificent Thad Jones (Blue Note)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 19th July 2024

The Magnificent Thad Jones is widely regarded as the greatest small group recording of the trumpeter’s career. The 1956 date featured Billy Mitchell on tenor saxophone, Barry Harris on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Max Roach on drums and is highlighted by Jones’ iconic performance of ‘April In Paris’ plus his swinging originals ‘Billie-Doo’ and ‘Thedia’. This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition is mono, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.

Track Listing:

Side A: 1. April in Paris 2. Billie-Doo 3. If I Love Again

Side B: 1. If Someone Had Told Me 2. Thedia





PRESALE - Dave Guy - Ruby (Big Crown)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 16th September 2024

Ruby instantly sits with the classics as an album that is fully realized and not simply a collection of songs. Lead single “7th Heaven” opens the album with an anthemic energy as Dave’s horn lines soar over thundering drums, ethereal vocals, and dancing piano. Keeping the energy high, “Footwork” is a Latin inspired number that is sure to soundtrack many a dance floor from SoHo to Harlem. The synth intro of “Pinky Ring” cleanses your palate for the mood shift when the track drops. Deep bass tones underline the impeccable drumming and Dave effortlessly finds the pocket wasting no notes as the verses and choruses trade off.

The record leans into spiritual jazz vibes on “Diamond Encore” with a dark and deep almost “Axelrodish” rhythm track then picks the energy back up with the stomper “Still Standing”. “Dave Wants You” has a bop all its own with an unorthodox drum pattern that Dave anchors with his trumpet hits. The otherworldly arrangement of “Drony Boy” puts the production on a pedestal. The first intro almost serves as an intermission on the album while the second intro sets up the neck snapping track that is about to drop. A menacing guitar signals the builds and the whole thing is juxtaposed by Dave’s beautiful trumpet riffs. “Quesodillas” & “Green Door” begin the autumn of the album with their mellow & intimate energy and “Ruby’s Rubies”, the album’s closer is the perfect ending to the journey.

Track Listing:

7th Heaven | Footwork | I’ll Follow You | Morning Glory | Pinky Ring | Diamond Encore | Still Standing | Dave Wants You | Drony Boy | Quesodillas | The Green Door | Ruby’s Rubies





PRESALE - Emilia Sisco & Cold Diamond & Mink - Lemon n Lime Sours (Timmion Records)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 12th July 2024

The new single showcases Sisco’s dynamic range as both a vocalist and a songwriter, appealing to a diverse audience of soul music enthusiasts. As a mark of quality, both songs are written together with the funky Timmion Records house band Cold Diamond & Mink. Two different sides channel the essence of timeless vintage soul music Emilia Sisco's latest 7" vinyl single is a testament to the timeless allure of vintage soul music. Backed by the esteemed Timmion Records house band Cold Diamond & Mink, Sisco delivers a stellar double-sider that captivates you from start to finish. On the A-side's "Lemon n Lime Sours" Sisco's spirited vocals soar over infectious crossover soul terrain, creating an irresistible groove that celebrates the bittersweet feeling of falling in love. The track's joyful energy invites audiences for a dance along its uplifting message.

Flipping the record reveals the B-side, "Love Can Carry Me," a soul-stirring beat ballad that showcases Sisco's growth both as a songwriter and a vocalist. The song's emotive lyrics and dark melodies create an intimate atmosphere, drawing listeners into its introspective narrative of resilience and hope. During these tumultuous times, the two tracks encapsulate what funky, emotion-driven music made by real humans is all about, blending Sisco's undeniable vocal talent with Cold Diamond & Mink's impeccable musical craftsmanship. With its universal themes and timeless appeal, the new single is poised to resonate with soul music enthusiasts around the globe.

Track Listing:

Side A: Lemon & Lime Sours

Side B: Love Can Carry Me





PRESALE - Thee Sinseers - Sinseerly Yours (Colemine)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 12th July 2024

Fronted by bandleader and son of East Los Angeles Joey Quiniones, the group has quietly chipped away at the sounds of R&B and soul for the last half-decade. Quinones and his crew have continuously created a distinctive vibe that explores all aspects of a timeless genre, bringing together their interpretation of music through an unmistakable modern lens. With their most recent effort, the aptly titled Sinseerly Yours (Colemine 2023), the band recorded most of the album live in the studio. With Quinones on vocals and keys, vocalist Adriana Flores, Christopher Manjarrez on bass, Francisco Floreson on guitar, Bryan Ponce on guitar and vocals, Luis Carpio on drums and vocals, saxophonists Eric Johnson and Steve Surman, and Jose Luis Jimenez on trombone, The Sinseers achieves their most fully realized sound to date.

All of the album's stunning tracks were recorded in a converted studio space in Rialto, California, known as Second Hand Sounds. The converted studio space, which used to be a dentist's office, allowed the group to experiment with their sound like never before - this time, the group managed to take a series of big swings, only to emerge with a fuller, more pronounced version of themselves. Despite those new strides, the band remains wholly committed to its sonic aesthetic while injecting its brand of vibrant 21st-century cool. Of course, the group has never been the type to shy away from their influences as they expertly toggle between 60s pop vis-à-vie early Beatles records to obscure dancehall Jamaican tunes - all fully extrapolated and reinterpreted through modern Chicano soul sound that the group has built their everlasting repertoire on.

Quinones and bandmates have continued to apply what they've learned from their previous releases and their relentless touring schedule throughout the country. It's clear here that the work is paying off, putting to practice their musical chops thoroughly with all members expertly honing their sound. The melting pot of ideas is showcased with incredibly lush orchestrations and arrangements, married with pitch-perfect harmonies, allowing the group to further solidify themselves in the pantheon of the Southern Californian songbook

Track Listing:

What’s His Name | Keep On Calling | Can’t Call Me Baby | Give It Up You Fool | Hold On | It’s Such A Shame | Talking Back | Like I Can Give | Can’t Do That To Her | Sinseerly Yours





PRESALE - Sade - Stronger Than Pride (Sony)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 21st July 2024

Stronger Than Pride marks a subtle shift in Sade's sound, emphasizing a more stripped-down, meditative approach to romance and introspection. Recorded after a hiatus, the album exudes a breezy, unhurried vibe, with compositions that loop back on themselves and melodies that leisurely unfurl. While not as minimalistic as later efforts, the album showcases softer rhythms and lighter melodies, allowing Sade's airy vocals to shine. Songs like 'Love Is Stronger Than Pride' and 'Turn My Back on You' capture emotional honesty and candor, buoyed by sparse arrangements that enhance Sade's directness.

Throughout the record, Sade's writing maintains a mantra-like quality, repeating phrases to imbue the songs with quiet anguish and introspection. Leroy Osbourne's background vocals add warmth to Sade's cool melodies, enhancing the emotional resonance of tracks like 'Paradise' and 'Nothing Can Come Between Us.' The band's cohesion and faith in each other are evident on Stronger Than Pride, with each member contributing to flesh out Sade's ideas or provide space for them to bloom. While lacking the glitz and melodrama of previous hits, the album's emotional clarity and restrained production make it a compelling addition to Sade's discography, showcasing their ability to evolve while staying true to their signature sound.

Track Listing:

Side 1: 1.Love Is Stronger Than Pride 2.Paradise 3.Nothing Can Come Between Us 4.Haunt Me 5.Turn My Back On You

Side 2: 1.Keep Looking 2.Clean Heart 3.Give It Up 4.I Never Thought I'd See The Day 5.Siempre Hay Esperanza





PRESALE - Sade - Promise (Sony)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 21st July 2024

Promise solidified Sade's signature sound with lush, unhurried compositions that blended jazz, Brazilian pop, and soul. Building on the success of their debut, Diamond Life, this album established Sade as masters of mood music, transporting listeners with their sophisticated arrangements and Sade Adu's soft-touch vocals. The lead single, 'The Sweetest Taboo,' epitomizes the album's accessibility, with its infectious midtempo groove and breathy vocals.

However, it's the opener, 'Is It a Crime,' that steals the spotlight, showcasing Sweetback's (the trio behind Sade) talents with Hammond organs and djembes, while Adu's vocals soar over big band-style crescendos. Throughout Promise, Sade explores the varied stages of love and relationships, with Adu's autobiographical lyrics conveying melancholy and introspection. Tracks like 'War of the Hearts' and Jezebel' delve into the complexities of human emotion, while 'Tar Baby' addresses themes of racial identity and unexpected pregnancy with sensitivity and depth. With each track, the band reaffirms their commitment to crafting music that moves and transports listeners - an approach that continues to resonate with audiences today.

Track Listing:

Side 1: 1.Is It A Crime 2.The Sweetest Taboo 3.War Of The Hearts 4.Jezebel

Side 2: 1.Mr Wrong 2.Never As Good As The First Time 3.Fear 4.Tar Baby 5.Maureen





PRESALE - Sade - Diamond Life (Sony)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 21st July 2024

Sade's debut album Diamond Life (1984) introduced a distinctive blend of minimalistic soul and jazz-infused pop, contrasting sharply with the synth-heavy trends of its time. Lead vocalist Sade Adu's modest contralto and understated elegance enchanted listeners, earning comparisons to legends like Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. The album's standout track, 'Smooth Operator,' showed the band's penchant for crafting sophisticated, emotionally resonant music amidst a backdrop of serene instrumentation.

Diamond Life navigates themes of love, commitment, and everyday struggles with an understated grace, epitomized by tracks like 'Hang On to Your Love' and 'Your Love Is King.' Sade's ability to convey depth and desire with concise lyricism and atmospheric melodies set her apart as a master storyteller in the realm of blues-infused pop. The album's subdued tones and atmospheric production create a stunning sonic landscape that remains impactful. Diamond Life made Sade a household name as a pioneering figure in minimalist soul, setting the stage for her illustrious career and leaving an indelible mark on the music industry.

Track Listing:

Side 1: 1.Smooth Operator 2.Your Love Is King 3.Hang On To Your Love 4.Frankie's First Affair 5.When Am I Going To Make A Living

Side 2: 1.Cherry Pie 2.Sally 3.I Will Be Your Friend 4.Why Can't We Live Together





PRESALE - Meshell Ndegeocello’s - No More Water: The Gospel of James Baldwin (Blue Note)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 2nd August 2024

Meshell Ndegeocello’s 2nd Blue Note album No More Water: The Gospel of James Baldwin pays homage to the eminent writer and activist James Baldwin. Ndegeocello’s transformative music and collaborative spirit ignites this genre-bending work that is at once a musical experience, a church service, a celebration, a testimonial, and a call to action. The album will be released on Baldwin’s Centennial: August 2, 2024. Co-produced by Meshell and guitarist Chris Bruce, the album also features frequent collaborators Justin Hicks, Kenita Miller, Abe Rounds, Jake Sherman, Jebin Bruni, and Julius Rodriguez, as well as powerful spoken word performances by Jamaican poet and activist Staceyann Chin.

Track Listing:

Travel | On The Mountain | Baldwin Manifesto I | Raise The Roof | The Price Of The Ticket | What Did I Do? | Pride I | Pride II | Eyes | Trouble | Thus Sayeth The Lorde | Love | Hatred | Tsunami Rising | Another Country | Baldwin Manifesto II | Down At The Cross





PRESALE - Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder (Blue Note)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 12th July 2024

Lee Morgan’s magnum opus The Sidewinder—recorded in 1963 and release in 1964—was both a comeback and a coronation. The prodigious trumpeter had debuted on Blue Note in 1956 at the age of 18, but personal problems in the early-60s forced him off the scene temporarily. His rebound recording turned out to be The Sidewinder, an assured and energetic set of 5 indelible Morgan originals featuring tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, pianist Barry Harris, bassist Bob Cranshaw, and drummer Billy Higgins. The album became his biggest commercial success fueled by the irrepressible title track.





PRESALE - Cannonball Adderley - Somethin’ Else (Blue Note)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 12th July 2024

“Is that what you wanted, Alfred?” we hear in Miles Davis’ unmistakable rasp at the end of “One for Daddy-O,” making it clear that the legendary (and assertive) trumpeter was not just playing the role of sideman on Somethin’ Else, the sole Blue Note album by Cannonball Adderley. The alto saxophonist was a member of Davis’ band at the time and the depth of their musical camaraderie lifts this session up to rarefied heights throughout, from the breath-taking performance of “Autumn Leaves” that opens the album to the thrilling call-and-response theme of the title track. Pianist Hank Jones, bassist Sam Jones, and drummer Art Blakey round out the quintet on this timeless classic.





PRESALE - Washed Out - Notes From A Quiet Life (Sub Pop)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 28th June 2024

Washed Out's fifth album, Notes from a Quiet Life, marks a bold departure for Ernest Greene, the creative force behind the project. With an immersive blend of funk, soul, hip-hop, beats and breaks, this album transcends genres, offering a captivating journey through lush, sun-baked electronic pop. Greene's move back to the countryside has deeply influenced his artistic vision, evident in the album's introspective tone and organic soundscapes. Named after the pastoral poem Endymion, his former horse farm, the album reflects Greene's embrace of the wonders of reality and his desire for artistic exploration. Notes from a Quiet Life shows Greene's evolution as an artist, with self-production emphasising his distinct creative voice. Collaborations with visionary artists like Paul Trillo demonstrate Greene's commitment to pushing boundaries and incorporating new technologies. Drawing inspiration from sculpture icons like Donald Judd and Cy Twombly, Greene's album embodies a purity of vision rarely seen in modern music. Each track explores his dedication to craft and his determination. Notes from a Quiet Life is a masterful work that solidifies Washed Out's position as a pioneer in chillwave and electronic music.

Track Listing:

Waking Up | Say Goodbye | Got Your Back | Hardest Part | A Sign | Second Sight | Running Away | Wait On You | Wondrous Life | Letting Go





PRESALE - Arthur Baker - Breaker's Revenge: Original B-Boy and B-Girl Breakdance Classics 1970-84 (Soul Jazz)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 12th July 2024

Compiled by legendary producer Arthur Baker, ‘Breakers Revenge’ is a near-definitive collection of original Funk, Soul, Latin, Disco and Electro classic tracks from 1970-1984.

These tracks, a combination of classics and obscurities, have all since become legendary to Breakdancers everywhere. First played at South Bronx block parties, community halls and park jams in the 1970s and 80s, spun endlessly by the first three major hip-hop DJs – Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa – and found in the record crates of any DJ of note ever since.

Compiler Arthur Baker played a pivotal role in hip-hop history when in 1982 he produced Afrika Bambaataa’s seminal ‘Planet Rock’ (as featured here), introducing electronic instruments into hip-hop for the first time ever and in the process created electro. After ‘Planet Rock’, Arthur Baker went on to remix or produce every major artist of note –from New Order to the Rolling Stones, Al Green to the Pet Shop Boys.

Track Listing:

1. Dennis Coffey and The Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio 2. The Jimmy Castor Bunch - It's Just Begun 3. B.T. Express - Energy Level 4. James Brown - Get On The Good Foot 5. Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock 6. Manu Dibango - Soul Makossa 7. Esther Williams - Last Night Changed It All 8. The Mohawks - The Champ 9. Herman Kelly & Life - Dance To The Drummer’s Beat 10. Spanky Wilson - Sunshine of Your Love 11. James Brown - Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose 12. Candido - Soulwanco 13. Arthur Baker - Breaker's Revenge 14. Manu Dibango - The Panther 15. Abaco Dream - Life and Death in G & A 16. The Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine 17. Mongo Santamaria - Cloud Nine 18. Edwin Starr - I Just Wanna Do My Thing 19. Badder Than Evil - Hot Wheels





PRESALE - Aaron Frazer - Into The Blue (Dead Oceans)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 28th June 2024

Aaron Frazer's Into The Blue is a kaleidoscopic journey through the depths of emotion, blending soul, psychedelia, and hip-hop into a sonic odyssey. Frazer's falsetto soars over cinematic strings and breakbeats, painting a portrait of heartbreak and healing as he ventures from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. Tracks like the haunting title track and the explosive 'Payback' showcase Frazer's mastery of blending raw emotion with intricate production. With Grammy-winner Alex Goose as co-producer, Frazer delves into new sonic territories, incorporating iPhone recordings and samples from unexpected sources like 90s r&b group Hi-Five. The result is a bold and daring album that pushes boundaries while staying true to Frazer's unmistakable style. Into The Blue is not just a record; it's a testament to resilience and the power of music to uplift even in the darkest times.

Track Listing:

Thinking Of You | Into The Blue | Fly Away | Payback | Dime (feat Cancamusa) | Perfect Strangers | Time Will Tell | I Don't Wanna Stay | Play On | Easy To Love | The Fool





KutMasta Kurt presents Noggin Nodders - Demo Tape 1993-94 (Threshold)

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Limited Edition of 50 hand-numbered copies on "Orange Smash" Colored Vinyl!

Includes die-cut Noggin Nodders magnet!

Demo Tape produced by KutMasta Kurt in the early 90's, Raps by Motion Man! One year prior to the creation of Dr. Octagonecologyst, KutMasta Kurt and Motion Man formed the Noggin Nodders and Motion used the moniker PATTERNOLOGYST! Ill type flows, beats and cuts! One track Kurt later utilized for his remix of "It's Real" by Mic Geronimo.

Track Listing:

Side A: 1. Noggin Nodder 2. Call For Back Up 3. Playin' Big 4. Fantasy Isle
Side B: 1. Patternologyst 2. De Da Da Day 3. Camouflaged In The Streets 4. Luscious Lady





KutMasta Kurt - Redneck Olympics [20th Anniversary Edition] (Threshold)

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Limited Edition of 50 Autographed copies to celebrate the album's 20th Anniversary!

Includes exclusive Magnet!

For it’s 20th Anniversary, KutMasta Kurt autographs 50 copies of this classic release featuring The Beastie Boys, Del The Funky Homosapien & Mr Liff, , Mos Def & Diverse, Linkin’ Park, Kool Keith, Dilated Peoples, Blackalcious, PMD (EMPD), Planet Asia, Motion Man and more. The album includes 22 mad-funky tracks, displaying some of Kutmasta Kurt’s finest contributions to Hip-Hop.

Track Listing:

A1 The Bavarian Samaritan (Intro) A2 Beastie Boys - Body Movin' (Remix) A3 Dilated Peoples - Work The Angles A4 Mos Def & Diverse - Wildin Out (Remix) A5 Mike Calling To Say Hi (Skit) A6 Linkin' Park - In The End (Remix)
B1 Del & Mr. Lif - 360 Degrees (Remix) B2 Planet Asia - Golden Age B3 Titan feat Motion Man - 1,2,3,4 (Remix) B4 Jason D (Skit) B5 Rasco - Ready 2 Rock
C1 Blackalicious - Redemtion (Remix) C2 Grand Agent - Every Five Minutes C3 Message From DJ Easy P (Skit) C4 PMD from EPMD - Straight Form The Heart C5 7L & Esoteric - Rest In Peace
D1 Planet Asia & 427 - Bringin' It Back (Remix) D2 Morning's With Marv Mack (Skit) D3 Motion Man - Show Up For Practice D4 Resorte - Brota (Remix) D5 Kool Keith - I Don't Believe U (Remix)





Kool Keith & KutMasta Kurt - Your Mom Is My Wife [1996-97 Archives] (Threshold)

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Only 500 Copies- Autographed and Hand Numbered by Kool Keith!

Unreleased Gems recorded in 1996-97: Post Sex Style and Pre First Come, First Served.

Track Listing:

A1. Your Mom Is My Wife A2. Black Sheriff A3. Happy New Year
B1. Pussy Blockers B2. You Model, You Dance B3. Me And You





Kool Keith featuring KutMasta Kurt - Diesel Truckers [20th Anniversary Edition] (Threshold)

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The Diesel Truckers first appeared on the infamous 1999 album First Come, First Served by Dr Dooom which earned the double K’s (Kool Keith and KutMasta Kurt), the honor of being hailed as one of Hip-Hop’s most Legendary Team-Ups.

20th Anniversary limited edition of 300 splatter vinyl, packed in an extra heavy weight gatefold cover with high quality matte finish that also features the printed lyrics.

Track Listing:

Diesel Truckers Theme | The Orchestrators | Break U Off | Takin' It Back | Mental Side Effects (featuring Fat Hed & H) | I Love You Nancy | Diesel Truckin' (featuring MC Dopestyle) | The Legendary | Can I Buy U A Drink | I Drop Money | M.A.N.E. | Bamboozled (featuring Marc Live & Jacky Jasper) | Serve 'Em A Sentence (featuring Motion Man) | Kenworth's With Wings

Bonus Tracks:

G.A.M.E. | The Diesel Truckers Movie (Multi-media track)





KutMasta Kurt Presents Masters Of Illusion - Bay-Bronx Bridge (Threshold)

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Limited to 250 copies.

Kool Keith & Motion Man pay lyrical tribute to those who influenced them, over KutMasta Kurt’s mad dope JB chops the Masters Of Illusion create a classic anthem that hip-hop heads around the globe consider to be an all time classic joint!

Track Listing:

SIDE A: Bay-Bronx Bridge

SIDE B: Bay-Bronx Bridge Instumental





Substance Abuse & MF DOOM - Super Villain Team Up (Threshold)

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KutMasta Kurt and Substance Abuse pay tribute to MF Doom with this special 7" release. The A-side contains a dope 2023 remix with that KMK signature sound guaranteed to keep heads nodding, while the B-side brings the original (2005-released) version that was actually recorded in the beginning of the 2000's - before Doom's rise to prominence - thanks to releases like Madvillain and Danger Doom. R.I.P. Doom Supreme!

Track Listing:

SIDE A: Profitless Thoughts (KutMasta Kurt Remix)

SIDE B: Profitless Thoughts





PRESALE - Cakes Da Killa - Svengali (Young Arts Records)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 28th June 2024

New Jersey hip-hop / house innovator Cakes Da Killa has announced his long-awaited second album Svengali available October 28th via the TOKiMONSTA owned label Young Art Records. With it Cakes adds another landmark to his catalog and brings the long-running relationship between hip-hop and house music into a new chapter. Today you can watch a video for the new and seductive title track “Svengali”, in which Cakes presses pause on the real-time rundown of a decadent night out to whisper a question to the object of his interest: “I know you’re touching me / but are you feeling me?” The single follows “Drugs Du Jour” and “Sip Of My Sip” both of which are included on the album.

Svengali is a cinematic experience, charting a love affair from hookup to breakup, with all of the highs and lows of romance and attraction in between. Always a brutally (and hilariously) unfiltered voice, the album sees Cakes bringing a new layer of vulnerability and depth to his writing, charting the vicissitudes of love in and out of the club. Coming on the heels of the high-energy cult-favorite Muvaland Vol. 1 & 2 mixtapes (but recorded before either of them), Svengali dials back the manic, rave-till-dawn energy in favor of beats by producer Sam Katz that offer more subtle moods, as well as a jazz influence that connects Cakes to the early days of queer culture that bubbled up out of New York jazz clubs and the sonically ambitious jazz lovers who pioneered house music.

Track Listing:

1. Overture 2. W4TN 3. Rabbit Hole 4. Svengali 5. Luv Me Nots 6. La Cocaina 7. Mirror Mirror 8. Drugs Du Jour 9. Gratitude 10. Ball And Chain 11. Sip Of My Sip ft. Sevendeep 12. Luv Me Nots [Reprise] 13. Sub Song 14. Think Harder 15. Climax





PRESALE - Galliano - Halfway Somewhere (Brownswood)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 30th August 2024

Almost three decades on from their last release, Acid Jazz forefathers Galliano are back with news of their new LP ‘Halfway Somewhere’ which is being released on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings on 30 August.

Born out of London’s underground clubs and warehouse parties of the mid to late eighties, with the debut single on the Acid Jazz label in 1988, Galliano came out of a culture that spanned music, dance, fashion, art, design, and the written word.

When they arrived as the first act on Gilles Peterson’s Talkin’ Loud label in 1990 with ‘Welcome to the Story’ (produced by Chris Bangs who invented the term Acid Jazz) dressed in Gabicci sweaters, beads and skullcaps they captured a scene built on re-invention. “We were all playing around with what we could get our hands on whether that was a seventies book on Jamaican style or old Last Poets and Watts Prophets records,” says Gallagher. “We’d been recycling things for a few years but suddenly everything had coalesced and you’ve got an amalgam that seemed quite solid.”

For their first album since 1997, Rob Gallagher and his partner, vocalist Valerie Etienne, are joined by Galliano stalwarts Ernie McKone on bass, Crispin Taylor on drums, and Ski Oakenfull on keys (with guests including saxophonist Jason Yarde and percussionist Crispin ‘Spry’ Robinson).

Where the old Galliano recycled records they heard at clubs, today they are responding to the kaleidoscopic global jazz scene - from Total Refreshment Centre in London to International Anthem in Chicago. More than forty years since they came together, Galliano are still only ‘Halfway Somewhere’, but listening to the album they are obviously having fun getting there. “I think the stars have to be aligned when you redo things,” says Gallagher. “Coming at it from this door is very different to the door we came into back then. But once it's existing it is something. But I’m still not sure what that something is.”

Track Listing:

A1. Brownswood Rockers / Golden Shovel (Somebody Else’s Idea) A2. Dancin' Your Own Time A3. Limebike Getaway A4. General Rubbish vs The Sportswear Mystics A5. Tottenham

B1. Crow Foot Hustling B2. Numbers Click B3. Circles Going Round The Sun B4. Golden Shovel 2 (Somebody else's Idea)

C1. Jazz C2. Halfway Somewhere C3. Of Peace C4. Move As One... C5. In The Brakes

D1. 57th Min / Power and Glory D2. Kingsland Road D3. Cabin Fever Dub D4. Euston Warehouse D5. Pleasure, Joy & Happiness





PRESALE - Arthur Russell - In A Light Of The Miracle - Remixes (Be With Records)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 30th August 2024

These remixes both extend and undeniably enhance the original, elevating it to new heights. The 13 minute remix on the A-side is by Danny Krivit & Tony Smith with editing duties performed by Tony Morgan. As ever with Arthur, the music is almost impossible to describe: is it Disco? Garage House? Avant Garde? None of these tags do full justice to its sheer majesty. You best just listen. Stretching out the original with some unbelievably great percussive elements, until we're in a deeply spiritual, otherworldly realm, it's just too beautiful for words. As many have claimed,

it's the prototype for EVERYTHING. The "Ponytail Club Mix (Part 1 & 2)", produced by Tony Morgan in the mid-90s, is in a more up-tempo style, with vocals higher in the mix, the BPM upped to 120 and the addition of a housey 4/4 kick drum. A 14 minute epic, you could say this is a more straight ahead "club-friendly" mix (but can things ever be that straightforward with Arthur?!) It also has some really interesting vocal parts not used in the other versions, including some vocals from guest poet Allen Ginsberg.

These remixes are part of the same original project that also produced the Another Thought album so it seems only right that they have a sleeve that matches.

Track Listing:

Side A: In The Light Of The Miracle

Side B: In The Light Of The Miracle - Ponytail Club Mix (Parts 1 & 2)





PRESALE - Iraina Mancini - Undo The Blue / Sugar High (The Remixes) (Needle Mythology)

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Needle Mythology, the label founded by music writer, author and broadcaster Pete Paphides, is thrilled to announce the signing of the eagerly anticipated debut album by London singer-songwriter and renowned DJ Iraina Mancini. Iraina’s singular pop vision will be known to regular listeners of 6 Music, where her singles ‘Undo The Blue’, ‘Deep End’, ‘Shotgun’ and ‘Do It (You Stole The Rhythm)’ have all been enthusiastically embraced. Iraina's obsession with music stretches back into her early childhood, much of which was spent absorbing her parents’ collection of old 45s, in particular her dad’s Northern Soul records – an alternative education which meant that, by her early 20s, she was a familiar presence in the DJ booth at many discerning London club nights. Her love of French ye-ye, British freakbeat, Brazilian bossa nova, soul, and Turkish psych will be well-known to regular listeners of her Soho Radio show.

Having always sung from a young age, Iraina embarked on a string of collaborators such as Jagz Kooner (Sabres Of Paradise), Sunglasses For Jaws (Miles Kane) and Simon Dine (Paul Weller, Noonday Underground) which truly saw her find her metier as a songwriter, conjuring melodies that stand shoulder to shoulder alongside her impeccable influences. Iraina describes her first single for Needle Mythology ‘Cannonball’ as “a celebration of that moment when you meet someone you really fall for and it knocks you for six. It can be a bit scary, but you’ve just got to go with what your intuition is telling you.” Written with Simon Dine, the vertiginous heart-in-mouth abandon of the song perfectly mirrors the circumstances that brought it into being.

Iraina cites Jacqueline Taïeb’s 1967 single 7h du Matin as an early inspiration for the song: “There’s such a great energy about that song. Her vocal is amazing and all those stops and starts that grab your attention.” “This is an artist I absolutely love, one of our rising stars at 6Music.“ Lauren Laverne BBC 6Music “Iraina seizes on the best aspects of the past, blurring those impeccable 60s and 70s influences with a touch of modernity.” Clash “Full of femme fatale poise and swooning chanteuse flourishes.” The Times

Track Listing:

Side A: Undo The Blue (Beyond The Wizards Sleeve Re-Animation)

Side B: Sugar High (Saint Etienne Remix)





PRESALE - Thee Sinseers - For You / Si Llorarás (Colemine Records)

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Freshly following their debut LP, Colemine Records is here to introduce the newest 45 from Thee Sinseers. The A-side, "For You" is a man's devotional message that promises it's the real deal this time. The group's sweet, verbed out harmonies set the stage for Joey Quinoñes' artful croon. The B-side is the instrumental version oftheir album's closing track, "Sinseerly Yours." Here it's aptly renamed "Si Llorarás" (if you will cry). This tune sends the listener off intothe sunset with a gentle lap steel guitar tune reminiscent of Santo & Johnny's "Sleepwalk."

Track Listing:

Side A: For You

Side B: Si Lloraras





PRESALE - The Shacks - Big Crown Vol.2 (Big Crown)

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Unreleased songs by The Shacks. Produced by El Michels Affair and Max Shrager. Features their viral cover of “Crimson & Clover. When Big Crown was brand new The Shacks were one of the first bands we signed. Shannon was still 17, so we had to wait until her eighteenth birthday to sign the contract. Their introduction to the world was a feature on an El Michels Affair track "Strange Boy" and it did not take long for them to catch on from there. Next was the B side of that El Michels Affair 45 "No Surprise" and the momentum kept going for them.

We followed up with their self titled debut EP and that's when things started to move faster. The Shacks got invited to tour the US and Europe with Chicano Batman and Khruangbin. It was during one of those runs that the Apple ad happened. Their cover of "This Strange Effect" got placed in a global ad campaign and the director insisted that Shannon star in the spot. That ad ran on every major TV network in the US, playing during the Superbowl, SNL, and every other high prole thing airing during that time. Then they rolled it out across the globe amassing something to the tune of a billion views. We released their highly anticipated first full length Haze in 2018 and they were touring all over the country and Europe promoting the record and riding the wave of success from accolade to accolade. As fate would have it though, before the next album was finished, things fell apart for the band. Choosing to part ways in 2020 for good, Shannon and Max set out on different paths to pursue separate careers and leave The Shacks behind.

During the heyday for then when they were not on the road they were recording and they were very prolific in their output. A lot of those songs never saw the light of day. Here on Big Crown Vaults Vol. 2 we put some of the best of those unreleased tracks and some things that never saw a vinyl pressing together for the fans to enjoy. The Shacks catalog of music is incredible and will be here forever for us to enjoy. Keep an ear out for what is next from Shannon and Max, they are two very talented people that we loved working with.

Track Listing:

Side A. 1.For Real 2. Trip To Japan 3. Wings 4. Smile Now, Cry Later 5. Gentle feat. El Michels Affair 6. Sunday

Side B. 7. Crimson & Clover 8. Wind 9. Bambi 10. Drone 11. My Guy 12. All I Could See





PRESALE - Orquesta Akokan - Caracoles (Daptone Records)

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On this, their third album, they combine talents with Cuban lyricist, singer and composer Kiko Ruiz, who has toured and recorded with Pancho Amat?s illustrious Estrellas del Buena Vista Social Club as well as having a longstanding history as a singer, composer and arranger with Orquesta Maria Alejandra y Cubanía.

Caracoles ushers (GRAMMY-award nominated) Orquesta Akokán?s unique brand of mambo into the 21st century, imbuing it with the group?s signature sense of akokán–a Cuban Yoruba word meaning “from the heart”.

Back at the helm are producer and multi instrumentalist, Jacob Plasse and virtuosic pianist, composer and arranger Michael Eckroth - a collaboration that continues to lead Orquesta?s exploration of the sublime mambo in all its depth and breadth.

Track Listing:

1. Con Licencia 2. Pan Con Tibiri 3. Caracoles 4. Suave Suave 5. Cha-Cha-Cha Pa’ca 6. La Fiera 7. Pregonero 8. Las Sieta Vidas Da Inés 9. Flor De Mi Campo 10. Dona Felipa





PRESALE - Menahan Street Band & Rogê - Tropical Man (Diamond West Records)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 21st June 2024

First new music from Menahan Street Band since 2021’s “The Exciting Sounds of the Menahan Street Band”. It’s the origin story for a Samba Super Hero: Rog?, a mild-mannered sambista is accidentally exposed to intense levels of funk and transforms into . . . “Tropical Man.” The song isn’t his first collaboration with Tommy “TNT” Brenneck, the producer behind Budos Band, Charles Bradley, Molly Lewis, and Menahan Street and more, but it’s the perfect introduction to the Brazilian singer, songwriter and guitarist. Building off of last year’s Curyman, Rog?’s international debut on Diamond West Records, the Tropical Man 12” EP documents one insane night in the studio with the Menahan Street Band as they unlock a previously unreachable hybrid of samba and soul music.

Over one insane night sandwiched between two weekends of Coachella performances for the east coast-based El Michels Affair (many of whose members overlap with the Menahan Street Band) Roge, Tommy and gang wrote and recorded two new songs live to tape at Diamond West studios in Pasadena, California. In addition to a few different mixes of “Tropical Man,” the 12” EP to be released on May 10th, 2024 features two versions of “Mis Filos,” a slinky mid-tempo ode to Roge’s children that could easily pass for a previously undiscovered early-seventies slice of syncopated, soft-psych samba soul.

Track Listing:

SIDE A: 1. Tropical Man 2. Tropical Man (Club Mix) 3. Tropical Man (No Drums)

SIDE B: 4. Mis Filos 5. Mis Filos (TV Mix) 6. Tropical Man (TV Mix)





PRESALE - Pharoahe Monch - PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (War Media)

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Pharoahe Monch is one of the most revered and influential emcees in the history of hip-hop, and 2024 marks the 10th anniversary of his fourth studio album "PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder". In PTSD, Pharoahe Monch continues the story he began telling in his previous LP, "W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)" from 2011. The Queens emcee narrates, in both literal and metaphoric ways, about the trials and tribulations of an independent artist who is at war with the music industry and the struggle of the black male experience in America.

Monch told MTV Hive that PTSD is “more mental, emotional and personal” because it came out of the depths of a period of depression. He also gave the internal and external factors that helped him create the album. “I was working on the title track, which took me to a point in between Internal Affairs and Desire, where I was heavily depressed. Through the waiting period, the industry period, and going through a lot emotionally."

The concept album follows a veteran through combat experience, his return home, relationship dissolution, drug addiction, painful depression, and, finally, a triumphant but realistically rendered decision to keep living and struggling.

Track Listing:

1. The Recollection Facility 2. Time2 3. Losing My Mind (ft. Denaun) 4. Heroin Addict 5. Damage 6. Bad M.F. 7.The Recollection Facility Pt. 2 8. Rapid Eye Movement (ft. Black Thought)

9. Scream 10. SideFX (ft. Dr. Pete) 11. The Jungle 12.Broken Again 13. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 14. D.R.E.A.M. (ft. Talib Kweli) 15. The Recollection Facility Pt. 3 16. Eht Dnarg Noisulli (ft. The Stepkids)





PRESALE - Thee Marloes - Perak (Big Crown)

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When you ­first hear Thee Marloes, their particular soul sound may seem familiar enough. There are the weighty drums, a crooning guitar, and a beautiful voice singing about unrequited love and the complications inherent in affairs of the heart. But then there is something undeniably different about Thee Marloes and their music, something new and distinct. And while you may be acquainted with soul music, you've probably never heard it from Surabaya, Indonesia the place they call home.

Thee Marloes are Natassya Sianturi singing and playing keys, Tommy Satwick on drums, and Sinatrya ("Raka") Dharaka on guitar and handling production. Their sound has the universal appeal of soul, jazz, and pop, but with a distinct approach attributable to their local culture and global influence. The world's introduction to Thee Marloes' debut album Perak, started with “Midnight Hotline” the scorching A side to their debut 7” on Big Crown. A punchy dance-floor number with an infectious chorus, vibey piano, and jazzy guitar licks.

Perak is a journey from the heart of Surabaya into the spirit of the soul sound. It's about creating a space where none existed, and doing it because you love it. You can tell that Thee Marloes enjoy making their music, from the process of writing and recording, to performing in front of crowds. "We want to share what we live," Natassya tells us. No matter what language you speak or culture you come from, Thee Marloes music and energy is so charming that we will all be keeping it close to the turntable for years to come.

Track Listing:

Side A: I Know | Logika | Summer | Midnight Hotline | Beri Cinta Waktu | True Love |

Side B: Mungkin Saja | Not Today | Over | No One Else | Nona | Thank You |





PRESALE - Freda Payne - Band Of Gold (Demon Records)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 28th June 2024

Reissue of seminal HDH release from Detroit born vocalist Freda Payne Released in 1970 on the Motown break off label Holland Dozier Holland a partnership between former Motown songwriters Eddie and Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier Band of Gold was a huge commercial success for the label

Features the classic singles Unhooked Generation and Band of Gold a single that sold over 2 million copies and became a gold record

Textbook female vocal soul with a post Motown sound signature, the most commercially successful and widely recognised album that Freda Payne ever released

Repressed on 140 g GOLD vinyl as part of the Demon Music Group HDH reissue series with an obi strip and a printed inner, featuring a new liner note from Soul Trilogy author Stewart Cosgrove

Tracklist

Band Of Gold | I Left Some Dreams Back There | Deeper & Deeper | Rock Me In The Cradle | Unhooked Generation | Love On Borrowed Time | Through The Memory Of My Mind | This Girl Is A Woman Now | The World Don't Owe You A Thing | Now Is The Time To Say Goodbye | Happy Heart | The Easiest Way To Fall





PRESALE - Fontaines DC, Massive Attack, Young Fathers - Ceasefire (Battlebox)

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Estimated Shipping Date: 26th June 2024

Fontaines DC, Massive Attack and Young Fathers have announced the pre-order release of an exclusive, limited edition vinyl record in support of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) emergency operations in Gaza and the West Bank.

*The 12” vinyl only release, features material from Fontaines DC, and Massive Attack/Young Fathers, and a ceasefire sleeve design by 3D of Massive Attack. The initiative will also include a limited-edition/artist signed large-print sale of the sleeve artwork, available exclusively via: https://www.fire-sale.store/

The reverse sleeve of the 12” features words written on a hospital whiteboard in Gaza by Doctors Without Borders medic Dr Mahmoud Abu Nujaila – words which went viral on global social media - depicting the desperation of medical professionals and civilians in Gaza. Tragically, Dr Nujaila was killed in a strike a few weeks later.

"WHOEVER STAYS
UNTIL THE END
WILL TELL THE STORY,

WE DID WHAT WE COULD.
REMEMBER US"

*Copies have been packed using different combinations of coloured vinyl and sleeves. All orders are selected at random.


Special Offer LPs

Various Artists - Dear Sunny, Yellow Vinyl LP (Big Crown)

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Big Crown Records is proud to present Dear Sunny… a compilation of Sunny & The Sunliners covers by Big Crown artists.

Everyone here stepped up to fill very big shoes doing these covers. Bobby Oroza teamed up with Cold Diamond & Mink and made a smashing version of “Should I Take You Home”. The Shacks took on the anthemic “Smile Now, Cry Later” while Holy Hive covers “If I Could See You Now” building off the uptempo dance floor energy of the original. Paul & The Tall Trees bring a crooning vibe to “Rain Makes Me Blue” and Brainstory turned “Runaway” into a haunting ballad reminiscent of early Lee Hazelwood productions. Some of these turn out to be covers of covers. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band takes on the funk collector’s holy grail from Sunny, his cover of War’s “Get Down” while 79.5 take Sunny’s version of “My Dream” and change the vibe from a floating love song to theme music for the brokenhearted. Mr. Lee Fields does “The One Who’s Hurting Is You” and the latest addition to the Big Crown Roster, Lizette and Quevin, do a rendition of the song that brought Sunny to Dick Clark’s American Bandstand in 1963 and catapulted him to fame; his cover of Little Willie John’s “Talk To Me”.
Leron Thomas - More Elevator Music, White Label Vinyl 2LP (Lewis Recordings)

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More Elevator Music is twelve tracks of jazz-edged hip-hop and reassuring curiosity reaching from the fuzziest depths of its backpack, with Iggy Pop, Malik Crumpler, Florian Pellissier, Kenny Ruby, Tibo Brandalise and Greg F providing assists.

Leron Thomas, a New York transplant from Houston, was once upon a time in his own words “just your run of the mill jazz musician realizing that I didn’t vibrate well on the NYC jazz scene”. His credentials that have put him in his own lane, make a mockery of such self-deprecation. Charles Tolliver - Thomas’ one-time trumpet teacher in college – is but one scene great he has performed with. Broadly speaking he can name Bilal, 88 Keys, Dennis Ferrer, Lauryn Hill (as part of her touring band) and Zara McFarlane as further conspirators of note.


Special Offer DVDs

Secondhand Sureshots DVD + CD

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DVD Secondhand Sureshots the film + CD Original music by Daedelus, J-Rocc, Nobody and Ras G, plus a megamix by Kutmah

Special CDs

Dooley O - I Gotcha (Lewis Recordings)

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Dagha ­ The Divorce (Lewis Recordings)

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Lee Fields & The Expressions - Big Crown Vaults Vol. 1 (Big Crown Records)

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Lady Wray - Queen Alone (Big Crown Records)

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El Michels Affair Meets Liam Bailey - Ekundayo Inversions (Big Crown Records)

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Holy Hive - Holy Hive (Big Crown Records)

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The Shacks - Haze (Big Crown Records)

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14" x 16" canvas tote bag in black with the Stones Throw logo.


Examples of the kinds of things that could fit in here: Short stack of records. Doom's mask. Yesterday's clothes. Small to mid-sized snake. Headphones. A human skull.


Robert Glasper - Black Radio III Tote Bag

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The revolutionary slipmat design by Q-Bert. Q-Bert has done away from the traditional felt mat, and replaced it with a thin synthetic fiber fused onto a thin plastic layer. Lightweight and super-smooth, these mats produce little friction while offering the grip you need for scratching and back-cueing. Recommended.
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