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Doris Duke - Woman Of The Ghetto

Doris Duke

Woman Of The Ghetto

Killer 1975 Gospel version of Marlena Shaw's 1969 sister Soul standard, a deep, socially conscious 45 asking some heavy questions about ghetto life se... more...

7inch Sam Records: SAM75-5001 remind

Larry Young - Turn Off The Lights

Larry Young

Turn Off The Lights

Two essential and eternal classics from New York Hammond legend Larry Young with vocals by the talented Linda ''Tequila'' Logan. Rare groove standard... more...

7inch AOE: AOE008 € 12,99

Rodriguez - Coming From Reality

Rodriguez

Coming From Reality

Back in 1971, Coming From Reality was Rodriguez’s last gasp, the follow-up to Cold Fact and the final album he was allowed to record for the Sussex la... more...

LP Light In The Attic: LITA038LP € 30,99

Rodriguez - Cold Fact

Rodriguez

Cold Fact

It's one of the lost classics of the '60s, a psychedelic masterpiece drenched in colour and inspired by life, love, poverty, rebellion. The album is... more...

LP Light In The Attic: LITA036LP € 32,99

Various Artists - Peace Chant Volume 1

Various Artists

Peace Chant Volume 1

The Tramp Records crew has compiled 9 tracks in nice order and dramaturgy. Some tunes you might have never heard before unless you own one of the rare... more...

LP + MP3 Tramp Records: TRLP90551 remind

Thundercat - Apocalypse

Thundercat

Apocalypse

Forever a wildcat and wild card, Los Angeles’ bassist/songwriter/vocalist Stephen Bruner, aka Thundercat, is impossible to tame artistically. A true m... more...

2LP + Download Brainfeeder: BF040 remind
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Les Vikings De La Guadeloupe - Best Of Enko On Ti Tou

Les Vikings De La Guadeloupe

Best Of Enko On Ti Tou

The return of the most important French Antillean band of the 60’s and the 70’s. They bring a unique mix of Biguine, funk, Latin, Compas and early Zou... more...

2LP Heavenly Sweetness: HS152LP € 22,99

Milton Wright - Spaced LP

Milton Wright

Spaced LP

Released during the late 1970's Disco era, Milton Wright's sophomore long player has always stood out as a singular, innovative example of the deepest... more...

LP Alston: Alston447 remind

Bernie Worrell - Retrospectives

Bernie Worrell

Retrospectives

After years of fans asking ''is there an instrumental version just the music'', Bernie finally decided to ''give the people what they want''. Produced... more...

2LP PurpleWoo Productions: PW7322 € 26,99

Fred - Love Can Last Forever

Fred

Love Can Last Forever

A certain level of soulful expression can be reached only when stars align correctly up there as well as down here. Once in a while a new track comes... more...

7inch Timmion: TR706 € 9,49

Pomrad - Knights

Pomrad

Knights

You want some cosmic funk, Herbie Hancock style? You got it. Need some of that Hudson Mohawke-ish beat madness? Or the kind of talkbox vibes that Zapp... more...

LP Jakarta Records: JAKARTA098LP remind

Warmth - The Best of Don McCaslin's Warmth

Warmth

The Best of Don McCaslin's Warmth

The reason why labels work so hard to track down musicians to re-issue their privately released music is normally because the original records are ver... more...

LP Tramp Records: TRLP9046 € 25,99
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Parliament  - Osmium LP

Parliament

Osmium LP

1970's ''Osmium'' was Parliament's debut album and possibly the first real indicator of where George Clinton and his notorious band of psychedelic fun... more...

LP Various UK re-releases: ST7302 remind

Joao Donato / Eumir Deodato - DonatoDeodato

Joao Donato / Eumir Deodato

DonatoDeodato

The legendary meeting of the two biggest Brazilian keyboard talents of the 70s – Joao Donato and Eumir Deodato – coming together in beautifully funky... more...

LP Muse Records: MR5017 € 18,99

Various Artists - Mr PC Versions Vol 1

Various Artists

Mr PC Versions Vol 1

Mr PC, ''Detroit's hardest working DJ'' drops this curious beatdown & jazz funk re-edit record, taking the virtual razor to some jazz-fusion-disco-not... more...

12inch Mr PC: MRPC001 € 12,99

Ray Barretto - Pastime Paradise

Ray Barretto

Pastime Paradise

Stone cold classic, although Pastime Paradise has been reissued a couple of time on compilations every single reissue has used the rocky LP version wh... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH028 remind

I Gres - I Gres II

I Gres

I Gres II

First ever commercial release for this ultra-rare Holy Grail 1975Library/Production Music LP more...

LP Cometa Edizioni Musicali: CMTGGST10032 € 27,99

Brand New - Thousand Years

Brand New

Thousand Years

Athens of the North had a few of these lying around after pressing the Henry Stone LP..

7inch AOE: AOTNLP7002A remind

Bobby Hamilton Quintet - Roll Your Own

Bobby Hamilton Quintet

Roll Your Own

Two monster jazz-funk tracks back to back on a sweet 7'' single. Originally released on Bobby Hamilton's rare Dream Queen album, this is the first tim... more...

7inch Tramp Records: JTR5019 remind
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Raphael Munnings - Nassau Funky

Raphael Munnings

Nassau Funky

You will almost certainly know the 1971 song ''Funky Nassau'' by Beginning Of The End which was deservedly a worldwide hit gaining airplay in many cou... more...

2x7inch Athens Of The North: ATH002 € 21,99
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Minako Yoshida  - Midnight driver / town

Minako Yoshida

Midnight driver / town

Sought after boogie tunes from Japan now reissued in limited 12inch format. Cover illustration by Cosmo Knex.

12inch Rush Hour: RH-STOREJPN4 remind

Big Mean Sound Machine - Blank Slate 014

Big Mean Sound Machine

Blank Slate 014

Big Mean Sound Machine is a twelve-piece Afrobeat band native to Ithaca, New York. They tour 150 days a year and have a large and dedicated following... more...

12inch Blank Slate: BS014 remind

Madeline Bell & Alan Parker - Thats What Friends Are For

Madeline Bell & Alan Parker

Thats What Friends Are For

Soul diva Madeline Bell was born in the US, but during the '60s she settled in the UK. As a session vocalist and with her band Blue Mink, her vocals h... more...

7inch Jazzman: JM021 € 7,99

France Gall / IRP3 - Zozoi / Tema De Soninha

France Gall / IRP3

Zozoi / Tema De Soninha

n the ‘60s, powered by songs penned by the inimitable Serge Gainsbourg, her pretty, naïve looks and bubblegum pop served to engender popular success.... more...

7inch Jazzman: JM030 remind

Lemuria / Terea - Hunk Of Heaven / Pretty Bird

Lemuria / Terea

Hunk Of Heaven / Pretty Bird

Lemuria is a 16-member group from Hawaii based around 4 vocalists. In 1978 they released a 45 of the song 'Hunk of Heaven' to promote their self-title... more...

7inch Jazzman: JM040 remind

Aaron Neville - Hercules / Gossip

Aaron Neville

Hercules / Gossip

The four most famous brothers from New Orleans are Aaron, Art, Charles and Cyril Neville. From the '60s to the present day each has been involved in h... more...

7inch Jazzman: JM043 remind

Mr Macdonald - East Dry River

Mr Macdonald

East Dry River

In 1979, the critically acclaimed artist Ralph MacDonald (who co-wrote 'Just the Two of Us' with Bill Withers) released his third LP via Marlin Record... more...

12inch Fly by Night Music: FBNMXXX remind

Frankie Reyes - Boleros Valses Y Mas

Frankie Reyes

Boleros Valses Y Mas

Boleros Valses y Mas is the Stones Throw debut from Frankie Reyes, the alias of Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker who also records as GB (Gifted & Blessed). Com... more...

LP + MP3 Leaving Records: STH2371LP € 21,99

Stephen Colebrooke - Shake That Chic Behind

Stephen Colebrooke

Shake That Chic Behind

Two odd Island bangers previously only avaible on the VERY rare Stephen LP you almost certianly don't own. Athens of the North is happy to drop these... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH032 remind
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Jackie Johnson's Back Beaters - Tobago Beat

Jackie Johnson's Back Beaters

Tobago Beat

Digging into Trinidad and Tobago's '70s funk history, Jackie Johnson's Back Beaters is on everyone's list. The instrumental ''Tobago Beat'' is a futur... more...

7inch Tripple LLL: TR209 € 12,99
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Spirit of Love - The Power of Your Love

Spirit of Love

The Power of Your Love

Gospel is not something we often delve into at AOTN, I like the odd track but to make the grade it has to be really good. I used to play 'He's Alright... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH035 remind
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DJ Koze - DJ Kicks
2x12inch !K7: K7325LP remind

Idris Muhammad - Power Of Soul

Idris Muhammad

Power Of Soul

Featuring the arrangements and keyboards of Bob James, the saxophone punch of Grover Washington, Jr., guitarist Joe Beck, trumpeter Randy Brecker, per... more...

LP Kudu: KU 17 remind

Various Artists - Surinam Funk Force

Various Artists

Surinam Funk Force

A compilation of highly collectable and rare Surinamese 45's and LP cuts. Compiled by Antal Heitlager & Thomas Gesthuizen this is the follow up to the... more...

2x12inch Rush Hour: RHMC002 remind

Air - Air

Air

Air

Long Island's AIR only made one album. As solitary statements go, it's exceptional. Divinely elevated by Googie Coppola's beautiful voice, this transc... more...

LP Be With Records: BEWITH015LP € 27,99

Funk Factory - Funk Factory

Funk Factory

Funk Factory

An exquisite slice of psychedelic jazz-funk, Funk Factory was criminally overlooked upon release but became a crate-diggers classic over time. Yes, th... more...

LP Be With Records: BEWITH016LP € 24,99

Mild High Club - Skiptracing

Mild High Club

Skiptracing

Mild High Club founder Alexander Brettin grew up playing flute in the school band and majoring in jazz studies in Chicago. In 2012, a visit to Los Ang... more...

LP + MP3 Stones Throw: STH2373 remind
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Mild High Club - Timeline

Mild High Club

Timeline

Mild High Club is the home for the musical output of Alexander Brettin, a jazz-schooled musician transplanted from the Midwest to LA. The Club is due... more...

LP + MP3 Circle Star Records: CS004LP remind
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Jose Mauro - Obnoxios

Jose Mauro

Obnoxios

Far Out Recordings presents the peerless and criminally undervalued Quartin catalogue, beginning with the reissue of Jose Mauro’s forgotten masterpi... more...

LP Far Out: Far191lp remind

Uffe - No

Uffe

No

Danish producer Uffe Christensen returns to Tartelet Records with his second LP 'No!', a deeply personal LP to follow 2015's unanimously unfuckwitha... more...

2x12inch + 7inch Tartelet: TARTALB006 € 25,99
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Dennis Bovell - Heaven

Dennis Bovell

Heaven

'Heaven' is a disco dub afro-sound dance floor bomb that somehow manages to sound more current today than it did 35 years ago. Also included is a slig... more...

12inch Optimo Music: OMD08 remind
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Various Artists - Desconstrucao

Various Artists

Desconstrucao

Desconstrucao gathers tracks from several albums already considered landmarks in Brazilian music of the 21st century, a project to dismantle tradition... more...

LP Goma Gringa: GGLPEU-001 € 18,99

DJ Sotofett - DJ Sotofett Versions (ft Day Is Over & Mike Koskinen)

DJ Sotofett

DJ Sotofett Versions (ft Day Is Over & Mike Koskinen)

DJ Sotofet has rearranged two Finnish jazz funk classics from mid 70's that came out in original form on Jazzpuu in 2001.

12inch Sahko Puu: JAZZPUU12 remind

Aura - Aloha Got Soul

Aura

Aloha Got Soul

Superb late-seventies soul from Hawaii. Sleekly bumptious, with brilliant musicianship and classy arrangements, dosed with jazz and funk more...

LP Aloha Got Soul: AGS-LP002 € 22,49

Wicked Witch - Under Your Spell

Wicked Witch

Under Your Spell

nsistent drum machines, resonant synths, phased 'n fuzzed guitar mayhem, the lone magus at play in the studio: there are musical and methodological an... more...

2x12inch EM: EM1155DEP € 23,49

Gerry Franke - Freaks Brew

Gerry Franke

Freaks Brew

Gerry Franke, member of the Max Graef Band and also Max' father, presents his first Solo LP after the Mini LP release “Franke & Son” on OYE / Box aus... more...

LP Money Sex Records: MSLP003 € 21,99

Boo Williams - The Big Score

Boo Williams

The Big Score

A stellar House, Jazz, Funk'd journey into the mind of none other than Boo Williams of Sju Muzic. Boo taps into a cerebral action chase scene of the m... more...

12inch Strictly Jazz Unit Extensions: SJUEXT001 € 13,49