v/a CAN YOU DIG IT? The Music and Politics Of Black Action Films 1968-75 Vol. 1 2XLP
v/a CAN YOU DIG IT? The Music and Politics Of Black Action Films 1968-75 Vol. 2 2XLP
*** "Can You Dig It? charts the rise and fall of black action films from 1968-75, covering music from such classic 'blaxploitation' films as Blacula, Shaft, Across 110th Street, Super Fly, Foxy Brown and Black Caesar and obscurities from Don Costa, Grant Green, Dennis Coffy, Don Julian and others." On SOUL JAZZ.
v/a DEUTSCHE ELEKTRONISCHE MUSIK: Experimental German Rock & Electronic Musik 1972-1983 Vol. 1 2xLP
v/a DEUTSCHE ELEKTRONISCHE MUSIK: Experimental German Rock & Electronic Musik 1972-1983 Vol. 2 2xLP
*** "The objectives of German experimental rock and electronic music in the 1970s were to create a new music, 'free' from the cultural 'nothingness' that young Germans felt after World War 2. This spawned new radical German bands including AMON DüüL, FAUST, CAN, CLUSTER & more." On SOUL JAZZ. For more info:
v/a MESSAGE FROM THE TRIBE An Anthology Of Tribe Records: 1972-1976 2xLP+BOOK
*** RECOMMENDED "After Motown, the boom of the car industry and the advances of civil rights in the 1960s, came a decade of governmental abandonment, high unemployment and inner-city violence and urban decay. Tribe (Phil Ranelin, Wendell Harrison, Harold McKinney, Marcus Belgrave) was a collective brought together to fight these negative forces, producing seminal deep jazz and funk albums & more." On SOUL JAZZ.
v/a TROPICALIA: A Brazilian Revolution In Sound 2xLP / CD
*** BACK IN STOCK!
THE ANTLERS Burst Apart LP / CD
*** "The Antlers present an inspired melding of complex electronic textures and acutely emotive song craft, drawing upon post-rock sounds & employing classic songwritlng structures to evoke a full panoply of feeling."
BURNING SPEAR Presenting... LP
*** BACK IN STOCK!
CULTURE Two Sevens Clash LP
*** "Culture hurls lightning-'n'-thunder reggae prophesy on the most feverish of the act's consistently inspired output: the apocalyptic Two Sevens Clash."
BOB DYLAN Live in Concert: Brandeis University 1963 LP
*** NOW ON VINYL! "Drawn from two sets that spring night at the 1963 Brandeis Folk Festival. Previously limited edition."
LEE PERRY Roast Fish, Collie Weed & Corn Bread LP
LEE PERRY Super Ape LP
LEE PERRY Return Of The Super Ape LP
LEE PERRY Return Of Sound System Scratch: More Lee Perry's Dub Plate Mixes Vol. 1 2xLP
LEE PERRY Return Of Sound System Scratch: More Lee Perry's Dub Plate Mixes Vol. 2 2xLP
*** BACK IN STOCK! Classic albums & recent compilations slay so completely.
PRINCE JAMMY In Lion Dub Style LP
*** 1978 duuuuuub.
REAL ESTATE Reality LP+MP3
*** "Real Estate captured the sound of a late Sunday afternoon, the band's sweet, loose pop ballads are drifting and dreamlike, as their tales of suburban indifference and insecurity mask your own fears."
RICO RODRIGUEZ Warrika Dub LP
*** "This 1977 dub album shows Rico's skills at his best."
TUNE-YARDS w h o k i l l LP+MP3 / CD
*** BACK IN STOCK! "Garbus has applied the tUnE-yArDs live approach to her studio work but her tools have not changed. She's added more buttons and joints to those already being used & the opportunities exploited are evident in the album's dynamic range."
WASHED OUT Life Of Leisure LP+MP3
*** "Debut 12" from Ernest Greene aka Washed Out. Bent synth-pop gems that are equal parts psychedelia and anthemic club banger. All recorded in his parent's home in the rural Georgia town where he grew up. Essential and addictive."